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Here is a list of Traditional Baby Boy Names along with their meanings.


Traditional Boy Names

Name
Meaning
A
Aadarsh
One who has principles; Ideal
Aamir
Populous; Full; Prosperous
Aatma; Atma
Soul; Light of the lord
Abhaijeet
Victory over fear
Abhay
Fearless
Abhijeet
Victorious; One who has been/has conquered
Abhimanyu
Son of Arjun
Abhinandan; Abhinandana
Greetings; Felicitous; Welcoming
Abhishek
Ritual; An auspicious bath for a deity
Adarsh
Ideal
Aditya
The sun
Ajay
Unconquered; Invincible
Ajit; Ajeet
Victorious; Invincible; Unconquerable
Ajitabh; Ajitaabh
Victor; One who has conquered the sky; Whose lustre can't be diminished; The sun
Akash; Aakaash
Sky
Akshay
Immortal; Everlasting; Indestructible
Alok Nath
Variant of 'Alok'
Alok; Aalok
Brightness; Light; Cry of victory; A man with lovely hair
Aman
Peace; The one who is peaceful
Amar
Immortal; Everlasting
Amit
Limitless; Endless
Amitabh; Amitaabh
Unlimited; One with boundless splendour; Boundless lustre
Anand; Aanand
Joy; Bliss
Aniruddh; Aniruddha
Which can't be restricted
Ankush
Restraint
Anmol
Priceless
Anup
Incomparable
Anurag; Anuraag
Love
Apoorva
Exquisite
Apurva; Apoorva
Very good; Unique
Aravind; Arvind
Lotus
Arjun
Son of lord Indra; One of the Pandava brothers
Arun
Sun; The dawn
Arvind
Lotus
Ashish
Blessing
Ashok
Without sadness
Ashutosh; Aashutosh
One who fulfills wishes instantly
Atul
Uncomparable; Matchless
Azad
Free; Independence
B
Baanke Bihaari; Baanke Bihari
Another name of Krishna
Baba
Sweet Baby; Born on Thursday
Babu
A Hindu gentleman; a native clerk who writes English; a Hindu title answering to Mr.
Badal; Baadal
Clouds; Monsoon
Badri
Lord Vishnu
Badrinath
Lord Vishnu
Bajarang
A name of Lord Hanumaan
Bajrang
Lord Hanuman's name
Bala
Child; Young one
Balachander
Young Moon
Balakrishna
Young Krishna; Childhood of Krishna
Balbir
Strong; Couragious
Balendra; Balinder
Lord Krishna
Balgopal
The Hindu God Krishna as a baby; Baby Krishna
Balkishan; Baalkrishan
Young Krishna; Lord Krishna in his childhood
Balmohan
One who is attractive
Balraj
Elder brother of Sri Krishna; Strong; Mighty King
Balram; Balaram
The elder brother of Lord Krishna
Balveer; Balvir
Powerful and brave
Balvir
Strong Soldier
Balwant; Balvant; Balavant
Powerful; Strong; Full of might
Balwinder
Powerful king
Banshi; Bansi
Flute
Bansi
Flute
Bansidhar; Banshidhar
Lord Krishna
Bansilal; Banshilal
Lord Krishna
Basant
Spring Season
Bhaarat
India
Bhagat
Devotee of God
Bhagavaandaas
Servant of the god
Bhagwan
God; Ishwar
Bhagwant
One whose heart is full of loving devotion; Fortunate; Lucky
Bhairav
Lord of terror; God Shankar; Lord Shiva
Bhajan
One who is absorbed in God's Love; Adoration
Bhanu
The sun
Bhanuprasad
Gift of the sun
Bharadwaj; Bhardwaj
A sage; A mythical bird; Skylark; Strong & fast
Bharat
Being maintained; The name of the Hindu God of fire
Bhola
Innocent; Polite
Bhupendra; Bhoopendra; Bhupinder
King of Kings; Emperor; King of the earth
Bhushan; Bhooshan
Ornament; Lord vishnu
Bhuvan; Bhuban
World
Birbal
Brave Heart; A courtier in the administration of the Mughal emperor Akbar
Bishnu
Lord Vishnu
Bobby
Short form of Robert - Bright Fame
Braj; Brij; Brij Mohan
Place of Lord Krishna; Lord Krishna
Brajamohan; Brajmohan; Brijamohan; Brijmohan
Name of Lord Krishna
Brajendra
Lord of Braj Land
Brajesh; Brijesh; Birjesh
Lord of Braj Land
C
Chaitanya
Famous Sage
Chaman
Flowering Garden
Chamanlal
Garden
Champabati; Champavati
The daughter of an ancient king 'Raja Sahil Verma'
Chandan
Of the Sandalwood tree; Scented Wood; Sandalwood
Chander
Moon
Chandragupt
Name of an ancient king
Chandrashekhar; Chandrashekar
Lord Shiva
Chandresh
Lord Shiva; King of the moon
Chandru
Moon
Chandu
Moon
Charan
Feet; A humble person; God's feet
Chetan; Chaten; Chaitan
Perceptive; Consciousness; Life; Excellent Intelligence
Chiradeep
Eternal Lamp
Chirag
Lamp; Deepak
Chittranjan
Inner Joy; Happiness from the heart; one who has joyful heart
D
Daamodar
Krishna
Daler
Brave
Dara
Lord; God
Daya
Kindness
Deenanath; Dinanath
Protector of poor; Lord of the poor
Deendayal; Deenadayaal; Dindayal
Friend of poor; Humble and merciful
Deep
Light; The lamp of light
Deepak
Lamp; Light
Deepankar; Dipankar
One who lights lamps
Deependra; Dipendra
Lord of lights
Dev; Deb
Divinity; God
Deveedaas; Devidaas; Devidas
Servant of the god
Devendra
King of Gods; Lord Indra
Devi
Breton: The beloved, the adored one Sanskrit: Godlike, a goddess
Devinder; Devendra
King of Gods; Lord Indra
Deviprasad; Deveeprasad
Blessing of the goddess
Devraj; Devraaj
Lord lndra; King of Devas; King of gods
Dharam
The righteous and religious person
Dharampal; Dharmpal
The supporter of righteousness
Dharmaraaj; Dharmaraj; Dharmraj
King of religion
Dharmaveer; Dharamveer
Protector of religion
Dharmender; Dharminder; Dharmendra
Lord of dharma & righteousness; Lord of religion
Dharmesh
Lord of righteousness; Master of Religion; Lord of religion
Dharmpaal; Dharmpal; Dharampal
Protector of religion
Dhiraj; Dheeraj
Patience; Consolation
Dhyan
Meditation
Dina Nath
Lord of the poor; Protector
Dinesh
The lord of the day; The sun
Dipesh
Lord of light
Dipu
Flame; Light; Shinning
Divaakar; Divakar; Deevakar
The sun
Durga
Goddess Durga; Devi
Durgeswar
Lord of the fort
Dushyant
Destroyer of evil
Dwarka Nath; Dwarkanath
Lord of the gateway; Lord of Dwaraka
Dwarka; Dwarakaa; Dwaraka
Gateway; Capital of Lord Krishna's kingdom
E
Eashwar
God
Ekbal
Dignity
Eklavya
Bowman; Student who learned bow by watching
F
Feroz
Name of a king; Winner; Successful
Firdaus
Paradise
Firoze; Firoz
Gift; Winner; Victorious; Name of a king
G
Gajendra
Elephant King


Ganapati
Lord Ganesha; Leader of the elephants
Ganesh
Lord Ganesha; Son of Lord Shiva and Parvati
Ganga; Ganga Ram
The great holy river
Gangaadhar; Gangadhar
God Shankar; Lord Shiva
Gangaaraam; Gangaram
Variant of 'Ganga'
Gangadhar
Lord of River Ganga; God Shankar
Gaurav
Honour; Pride; Respect; Glory; Dignity
Gaureeshankar; Gaurishankar; Gourishankar
Lord Shiva; Peak of the Himalayas
Gautam; Gautama; Goutam
The name of the Buddha
Ghanasyaam
Another Name of Lord Krishna
Ghanshyam; Ghanashyam
Lord Krishna; Black clouds resembling a beautiful upcoming evening
Giaanveer; Gyanveer
Brave and divine in knowledge
Girdhari
Lord Krishna
Gireesh
-
Giri
Mountain
Giridhar
Another Name of Lord Krishna; Holder of mountain; Variant of 'Giridhari'
Giridhari
Another Name of Lord Krishna; The lifter of Govardhan hill
Girilal
Lord Shiva; Son of mountain
Girish
Lord of Mountains; Shiv; Mahadev
Gokul
A village near Mathura; A place where Lord Krishna was brought up
Gopal Das
Servant of Lord Krishna; Variant of Gopal
Gopal; Gopaal
Lord Krishna; Cowherd; Protector of cows
Gopi; Gopee
A cowherd; Protector of cows
Gorakhnath; Gorakshanath; Gorakhanatha
A famous medieval Hindu yogi (saint); Name of a saint of Gorakh community; Mastered his senses
Gourinandan; Gaurinandan
Son of Durga
Gourinath; Gaurinath
Lord Shiva; God Shankar
Govardhan
A hill located near the town of Vrindavan; Name of a mountain in Gokul
Govind
Another name of Lord Krishna; Cowherd
Govinda; Gobinda
A cowherd, one who is good at finding cows; Lord Krishna
Gulsan
A flower garden
Gulshan
Garden of flowers
Gulu
-
Gulzar
A garden with flowers; Rose Garden; An inhabited town
Gulzarilal
Name of Lord Krishna
Gurudas
Servant of the Guru
Gyan; Gyan Singh; Giaan
Knowledge; One having exalted divine knowledge
Gyanchand
Variant of 'Gyan'
H
Harbhajan
Lord's devotee; The one who prays of God
Harbir; Harbeer
Warrior of God
Harendra; Harinder
Lord Shiva
Hari
God Vishnu; God Narayanan; Lord Krishna; The one belonging to God; He who removes evil
Hari Charan
Feet of the God
Harinarayan
Lord Vishnu
Haripreet
Beloved of God
Hariram
Lord Rama
Harish
Lord Vishnu
Harmeet
God's devotee; Beloved friend
Harsh
Joy; Delight
Harshad
Happy; One who gives pleasure
Harshit
Joyful
Hasmukh
Cheerful
Hemant
One of the six season; Gold
Hemendra
Lord of Gold
Hemraj
King of Gold
Himanshu
Another Name of Chandra
Hitesh
Good Person; Lord of goodness
Hrishab; Hrishabh; Rishabh
Morality
Hritik; Hrithik
Name of a Sage; Intelligent Person; From the Heart
I
Inder; Indra
The god of weather and war; Lord of the devas
Inderpal
Protector of Indra; Variant of 'Inder'
Indra
Leader of the gods; The God of the atmosphere and sky
Ishan
Lord Shiva; Lord of wealth; Sun
Ishwar
God; the Supreme Being; Another name for Shiva
J
Jagadish; Jagadisha
God; Master of the Universe
Jagannath
Lord Vishnu
Jagat
World
Jagdeep
Lamp of the world
Jagdish
God; Lord of the universe; The ruler of the world
Jagmohan
One who attracts the world
Jai
Conqueror; Defeater; The victorious one
Jaidev
God of Victory
Jairam
Victory of Lord Rama
Jaivant
Victorious
Jaiveer
Victorious
Jamna
Variant of 'Yamuna'; A river
Janak
Father of Sita; Creator
Jaswant
Victorious; Famous
Jay
Victory
Jayanand
Joy of success; Happy in his victory
Jayant
Victorious
Jaydev
God of victory
Jeet
Victory
Jeevan; Jivan
Life
Jitendra; Jitender
One who can conquer Indra; Lord of conqueror; The powerful conqueror
Jivanlal
Variant of 'Jeevan'
K
Kabeer; Kabir
Name of a famous poet-saint; A mystic poet or poet sants of India
Kailash
Adobe of Lord Shiva; Name of a Himalayan peak
Kailash Nath
Lotus-eyed Lord; Lord Shiva
Kalyan
Welfare; Fortunate
Kamal
Lotus; Perfection; Excellence; Completion
Kamalesh; Kamlesh
The preserver; Lord Vishnu
Kanhaiya
Lord Krishna
Kanhaiya Lal
Lord Krishna
Kantilal
Variant of 'Kanti'
Karan
A warrior
Kashi
a famous Hindu holy city in India; Luminous; Pilgrimage spot
Kirti; Keerti
Fame
Kishore; Kishor
-
Krishan; Kishan; Kisan
Lord Krishna
Krishna
Lord Krishna; Dark; Black
Kulbhushan
Ornament of the family
Kulwant
-
Kumar
Prince; A boy or son
Kunal
Son of The emperor Ashok; Lotus; Of gold; Golden
Kundan
Pure
Kushal
Clever; Perfect
L
Lakshman; Laxman
Auspicious
Lakshmikant
Husband of Goddess Lakshmi; Lord Vishnu
Lakshminath
Consort of Goddess Lakshmi; Lord Vishnu
Laksman
Son of King Dasharatha and Sumitra; Lucky; Brother of Lord Ram
Lal; Laal
Lovely; Beloved; Dear one; Red colour
Lalit
Handsome; Beautiful
Lalla
-
Lalu
Variant of 'Lal'
Laxman
Lord Rama'a youger brother; Son of Dasharatha
Lokanath
Lord of all worlds
M
Madan
God of Love
Madhav; Madhab
Relating to the spring; Sweet like honey; Another name of Lord Krishna
Madhavan
Lord Krishna
Madhukar
Honey Bee; Lover
Madhur
Sweet
Madhvan
Another name of Lord Krishna
Mahadev
Lord Shiva
Mahak
Fragrance
Mahavir
The most couragious among men; A Jain prophet
Mahendra; Mohinder
The great God Indra (the God of the sky)
Mahesh
Lord Shiva; A great ruler
Mahinder
Glory of God
Mahindra
Indra Dev
Mahipal
Lord Krishna; A king
Mahmood; Mahmoud; Mahmud
Praised one; Praiseworthy; The Prophet of Islam
Man Mohan
One who wins the heart
Mangal
Auspicious; Fortunate
Manhar
Lord Krishna
Manish
Wise; A profound thinker
Manmohan
Lord Krishna; Pleasing
Manohar
One who steals the heart
Manoj
Born of the mind; Cupid
Mansukh
One with peace of mind; Happy one
Master
Perfect one; Excellent
Mayank
Moon
Mayur
Peacock
Mehaboob
Beloved
Milan
Joining; Meeting; Union
Mithun
A friend; Couple; A pair
Mohan
Beauteous; Attractive; Charming
Mohanlal
Variant of 'Mohan'
Mohit
Attracted
Moti; Motilal
Pearl
Mukesh
Lord Shiva; Cupid
Mukul
Bud; Soul; Blossom
Munish
Lord Buddha
Murali
Flute
Muralidhar
Another name of Lord Krishna
N
Nakul
One of among five Pandavas; Twin brother of Sahdev
Nand Kishore
Lord Krishna
Nanku
Well; Safe; Fine
Narain
Protector; Variant of 'Narayan'
Narain Das
Slave of the protector; Devotee of Lord Vishnu; Variant of 'Narayan'
Narayan
Lord Vishnu; The son of man
Narendra; Narinder
King of men
Naresh
King of men
Nathuram
-
Naveen; Navin
New
Navin
New
Nayan
Eye
Neel
Blue
Neeraj
Lotus
Nihal
Happy; Blissful person; Content
Nikhil
Complete; Whole; Entire
Nilesh
Another name of Krishna; Blue God
Niraj
Lotus
Nirmal
Pure; Clean
Nitin
New; Master of the right path
O
Om
Omkar; Creation; The essence of life
Om Prakash
The light of creation; Light of the essence of life
P
Pankaj
Lotus Flower
Parag
Pollen Grains
Paresh
Supreme Spirit
Pavan
Air; Wind
Pawan
Air
Phalgun
A month of the Hindu Calendar
Prabhu
God
Pradeep
Lamp; Light
Prakash
Light; Bright
Prashant
Very Calm; Peaceful
Pratap; Partap
Glory; Vigour; Strength
Prem
Love
Purushottam
The best among men; Lord Rama
R
Radheyshyam
Lord Krishna; Beloved of Radha
Raghubir; Raghubeer; Raghuvir; Raghuveer
Lord Rama
Rahul
Son of Lord Buddha; Efficient; Capable; Conqueror of all miseries/sadness
Raj
King; Rule; Kingdom; Monarch
Raj Kumar
Prince
Rajbir; Rajbeer; Rajvir; Rajveer
Brave king
Rajeev; Rajiv
Blue Lotus
Rajendra
A mighty king
Rajesh
King
Rajinder
The emperor; King of Kings
Rajiv
Lotus Flower
Raju
Prosperity; King
Rakesh
Lord of the night; Moon
Ram
Lord Rama; The eldest sun of king Dasharatha; The hero of Indian Mythology called 'Ramayana'
Ram Chandra
Variant of 'Ram'
Ram Gopal
Variant of 'Ram'
Raman
Pleasing; Charming; Gratifying; Beloved
Ramesh
Ruler of Rama; Lord Vishnu
Rameshwar
Lord of Rama
Ranjit; Ranjeet
The delighted one; Victorious; One who is entertained
Ratan
Precious Stone; Gem
Ravi
Sun
Ravinder
Sun
Ritesh
Lord of Seasons; Lord of truth
Rohan
Ascending; Sandal wood; Healing
Rohit
Red; The sun's red light; First rays of the sun
Roop
Look
Roshan
Splendid One who emanates light
S
Sachin
Pure; Lord Shiva; Existence; Essence
Sadashiv; Sadashiva
Eternal God; God Shankar
Sagar
Sea
Sahil
Guide; Shore; River Bank
Sameer; Samir
Early morning fragrance; Breeze; Wind; Entertainer
Samir
Cool Breeze
Sandeep; Sandip
A lighted lamp; Glowing
Sandesh
Message
Sanjay
Dhritarashtra's charioteer; Triumphant
Santosh
Happiness
Satish
Ruler of hundreds; Victorious; One who speaks truth; Sati's husband; Lord Shiva; Sunrise
Satyajeet; Satyajit
Victory of truth
Satyen
Lord of the truth
Satyendra
Variant of 'Satyen'
Saurabh
Fragrance
Sawan
A month of the Hindu Calendar
Shakti
Power; Strength; Goddess Durga
Shambhu
Abode of Joy; God Shankar
Shankar
Lord Shiva; God Shankar; He who gives happiness
Shantanu
Whole; A king of Hastinapura in the epic of 'Mahabharata'; Father of Bhishma; Peace loving
Shashi
Moon
Sheetal
-
Shekhar; Sekar
Ultimate; Crest; Peak; The crown of divine knowlege
Shiv
God Shiva
Shyam
Lord Krishna
Siddarth
One who has accomplished his goal; A name of the Buddha
Siddharth
Variant of 'Siddarth'
Sita Ram
Lord Rama; Beloved of Rama
Som; Somu
The moon
Somdutt
Variant of 'Som'
Somnath
Lord of the moon; God Shiva
Sonu
Familiar with gold; Beloved
Sriram; Shriram
God Rama
Subhash
Soft Spoken
Sudhir
Resolute; Brave
Sudip; Sudeep
Bright; Good Looking
Sunil; Suneel
Dark blue; Sapphire
Sunny
Sunshine; Cheerful
Suraj
Sun
Suresh
The ruler of the gods; Lord Indra
Surya
The sun
Suryakant; Suryakanta
Loved by the sun; Glowing; Good Looking; A jewel
Sushil; Susheel
Good charactered man; Well-behaved
Swapnil
Dream like; Seen in a dream; Dreamy
T
Tarun
Young; Tender
Tej
Light; Lustrous; Radiant
Tej Bahadur
Radiant one who is brave also
Trilok
Three worlds
Triloki; Triloki Nath; Trilokanath
Lord Shiva
U
Udai
The rising; To rise
Ujjawal; Ujjwal
Bright; Clear; Splendorous
Umanath
Lord Shankar
Umang
Happiness; Enthusiastic
Umapati
Consort of Uma
Umesh
Lord Shankar
Utsav
-
V
Vaibhav
Prosperity
Varun
Lord of water
Vasudev
Father of Krishna
Veer
Brave
Vidhya
Wisdom; Relevant to Goddess Durga/Saraswati
Vijay
Victory; Strong and victorious
Vikas
Progress; Development
Vikram
Bravery
Vikrant
Powerful; Courageous; Conqurer of the World; Victorious; Fearless
Vimal
Pure
Vinay
Polite
Vinod; Binod
Pleasing; Happiness; Joy
Virendar; Virender
Variant of 'Virendra'
Vishal
Big; Giant
Vishnu; Bishnu
The protector; An important Hindu God
Vishwa
The whole world
Vivek
Conscience; Intelligence; True Knowledge; Judgement
Y
Yash
Victory; Prosperity
Yashpal
Successful; Famous; Lord Krishna; Protector of fame
Yashwant
One who has achieved glory; Success
Yogendra; Yoginder
God of Yoga; Another name for Lord Shiva
Yogesh
Lord of Yoga



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