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


Traditional Girl Names

Name
Meaning
A
Aakaanksha
Wish or desire
Aakriti
Shape
Aanchal; Anchal
Protective Shelter; The decorative end of a Sari
Aashna
Beloved; Devoted to love
Akanksha
Wish; Desire; Ambition
Ambuja
Born of a Lotus; Goddess Lakshmi
Anamika
Ring-finger
Ananya
Extraordinary; Without a second
Anju
One who lives in heart
Anu
A prefix; Atom
Aparna
Goddess Parvati
Aradhna
Worship
B
Babita
Little Girl; Stranger; Born in the first quarter of the day
Baldev
The mighty god
Baruni; Varuni
Goddess Durga
Bhagyasree; Bhaagyasree; Bhagyawati
Goddess Lakshmi; Fortunate
Bharati; Bhaarati
Goddess of knowledge and education; Goddess Saraswati
C
Champakali
A bud of champa
Chanda
Moon; Great Goddess
Chandika
Goddess Durga
Chandra; Chandira
Moon
Chandrakanta
Shiva
Chetna; Chetana
Awakening; Consciousness
Chitralekha
As beautiful as a picture; Beautiful design; A celestial maiden
D
Debi; Devi
Goddess
Deepika
Little Lamp; A little light
Deepti; Dipti
Lustre; Flame
Drishti; Dristi
Focus; Eyesight
E
Ekta; Ekata; Ektaa
Unity
F
Falguni; Phalguni
Born in Falgun - a Hindu month; Beautiful
Foolwati; Phoolwati
Delicated as a flower
G
Ganga
The Holy Indian River
Gauri
Goddess Parvati
Gayatri
Veda Mata - The mother of all Vedas; The most powerful of Sanskrit mantra
Geetanjali; Gitanjali
Collection of poems/songs; Presenting songs in a devoted manner
H
Heena
A flowering plan; Generally used for temporary skin decoration for special occasions; A shrub
Heera
Variant of 'Hira'
J
Jaishree
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Jamuna
Variant of 'Yamuna'; An Indian River
Jiya
Sweet Heart
Jogindar; Joginder; Jogendra
Establishing union with God; Lord Shiva
K
Kamala; Kamla
Goddess Lakshmi
Kamlesh; Kamalesh
Goddess of Lutus; Goddess Lakshmi
Kanchan
Gold
Kantha; Kanta
Radiant
Kanti
Light; Lovely; Lustre
Kushboo
Fragrance
L
Laila
Sweet heart; Nocturnal
Lakshmi; Laxmi
Goddess of Wealth; fortunate; Wife of Lord Vishnu
Lalita
Beautifull Lady; Elegant; a form of Durga
Lata
Creeper
Leelawati
Goddess Durga; Playful
M
Madhubala
Sweet Girl
Mala
Garland
Malti; Malati
A jasmine flower
Mamta
Love; Affection
Mandakini; Mandaakini
An Indian river
Manorama
Beautiful
Meenakshi; Minakshi
Goddess Parvathi; One with fish shaped eyes
Meenu; Minu
Precoius stone; A Gem
Meera
A Devotee of Lord Krishna
Mehandi
A flowering plan; generally used for temporary skin decoration for special occasions
Minaxi
One with fish shaped eyes; Goddess Parvati
Mira
Light; A red giant star; Name of a devotee of Krishna; Saintly woman
Mridula
Tendreness; Gentleness; an ideal woman
Mukta
Liberated; Pearl
Mumtaj
Wife of Shah Jahan; Variant of 'Mumtaz'
Mumtaz
The distinguished; The best; The queen of emperor Shah Jahan
N
Nanda
A daughter; Happiness


Nandini
Daughter; a holy cow; best of joy; Delightful
Neelam
Sapphire
Neetu; Nitu
Variant of 'Nita'
Nutan
New
O
Oormila; Urmila
Daughter of King Janaka of Mithila; The youger sister of Sita; Name of Lakshman's wife
P
Padma
A lotus
Paru; Paro
Master; Furnished; Knowledge
Parvati
Goddess; Wife of Lord Shiva; Durga
Payal
Anklet
Pooja; Puja
Prayer; Worship
Poornima; Purnima
Full Moon; The night of the full moon
Prachi
Morning; East
Prafulla; Prafula
Pleasant; Cheerful; In bloom
Pratibha
Talent
Preeti
Love
Preity
Affection; Love
Prema
Love; Affection
Priya
Dear One; Beloved
Pushpa
Flower; Blossom
R
Radha
The beloved of Lord Krishna; Prosperity; Success
Radhika
Radha; Lover of Krishna; Successful
Rageswari; Rageshwari
Goddess of melody; Master of Melodic modes
Ragini
A melody
Rajalaksmi; Rajalakshmi
Goddess Lakshmi; Goddess of the kingdom; Goddess of fortune
Rajni
Night
Rakhi
Thread of protection between brother - sister; Bond of protection
Rambha
Gorgious; Beautiful; The queen of Apsaras in Hindu Mythology; Celestial Dancer
Rameshwari
-
Ranjita
Amusing; Decorated; Adorned
Rashmi
A ray of light
Rekha
Line; Limit
Renu
Atom; Grain of sand
Renuka
The mother of Parasurama, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu
Revati; Revathi
A star; Wife of Balarama; Prosperity
Ritu
Season
Rohini
A star; Sandalwood tree
Roma
Lakshmi
Roshini
Light; Brightness
S
Sakshi
Witness
Sandhya
Evening; Sundown; Twilight; Dusk
Sangeeta; Sangita
Music; Musical
Sapna
Dream
Sarada; Sharda
Goddess Saraswati
Sarala; Sarla
Honest; Straight Forward
Saraswati
Goddess of wisdom
Sarita
River
Sarmila
Shy; Happy; Modest; Variant of 'Sharmila'
Saroj
Lotus Flower
Savitri
Goddess Saraswati; A river
Seema
Boundary; Limit
Shalini
Modesty
Shamita
Peace Maker
Shanta
Peaceful
Shanti
Peace; The tranquil one
Sharada
Godess Saraswati
Sharda
Goddess Saraswati
Sharmila
The protected one; Shy
Shashi
Moon
Shashikala
Moon Light; Brightness of Moon
Sheela
Cool; Good Character
Sheetal
Cool
Shefali
A flower
Shikha
Flame
Shilpa
Stone; Well-proportioned
Shipra; Kshipra
A River; One of the sacred rivers in Hinduism; Purity
Shivani
Goddess Parvati
Shobha
Fortunate; Attractive; Splendour
Shobhana
Splendid; Shining; Glowing; The beautiful one
Shraddha
Faith; Trust; Veneration; Devoted
Shradha
Variant of 'Shraddha'
Shreya
Beautiful; Auspicious; Better; To give credit to someone
Shridevi
Goddess Lakshmi
Shushma
Beautiful Woman
Sibani
Goddess Parvati
Simran; Smran
Remembrance; Meditation
Sita
The wife of Lord Rama; Daughter of Janak
Sitara
Morning star
Siya
Sita
Smriti
Memory: Recollection
Sneha
Affectionate; Love
Sobhana
Variant of 'Shobhana'
Sona
Gold
Sonal
Golden
Sonali
Golden
Sonam
The fortunate one; Beautiful
Soni; Sonia
Wise; Wisdom; Golden; Pretty
Sonu
Familiar with gold; Beloved
Subhashini
Soft Spoken; Nice girl; Well-spoken
Subhasini
Well-spoken
Sudha
Nectar
Sujata
Of noble birth
Sukanya
Beautiful Girl; Comely
Suman
Cheerful and wise
Sumitra
Name of the mother of Lakshmana; Good Friend
Sunaina
One who has beautiful eyes
Sunita
One with good morals
Suparna
Goddess Parvati; Leafy
Supriya
Beloved
Surabhi
Wish-yielding cow; Fragrance; Beauty
Suseela; Sushila
Good charactered woman; Good conduct; Well-Behaved
Sushma
Beautiful woman
Sushmita
Good Smile
Swati
Name of a star; a nakshatra
Sweta; Shweta
Fair complexioned
T
Tanu
Body
Tanuja
Daughter
Tanushree; Tanushri
Beautiful
Tejaswani
One who spreads illumination; Lord Shiva
Tejaswini
Radiant; Lustrous
Trishala
Mother of Lord Mahavir; Trident
Tulsi
The sacred basil
U
Uma
Goddess Parvati
Unnati
Progress; Development
Upasana
Worship; Devotion; Homage
Urmila
Wife of Lakshmana - Lord Rama's brother
Urvashi
The most beautiful Apsara - maiden; A celestial maiden
Usha
Morning; Dawn; Sun rise
V
Vaijayanti; Vaijayanthi; Baijayanti; Baijayanthi;
Prize; Garland of Lord Vishnu
Vaijayantimala
Lord Vishnu's garland
Vaishali; Baishali
An ancient city of India
Vaishvi; Vaishnavi; Vaishno
Goddess Parvati; Worshipper of Lord Vishnu
Vandana; Bandana
Worship; Salute
Varsha; Barsha
Rain
Vasundhara
Daughter of the Earth
Vasundhra
Variant of 'Vasundhara'
Veena
A musical instrument (Beena)
Vibha
Radiance; Light; Goddess Lakshmi
Vidya
Learning; Wisdom; Goddess Saraswati
Vijaya
Conqueror; Goddess Durga
Vimala
Pure; Clean
Vimla
Variant of 'Vimala'
Vineeta
Humble; Requester
Vinita; Binita
Modest; Knowledge; Venus
Vrinda; Vrunda
Basil; Goddess Radha; Tulsi
Vrishti
Rain
W
Waheeda; Wahida
Beautiful; Peerless; Unique
Y
Yamuna
Jamuna River; Holy Indian River
Yasmin
Jasmine Flower
Z
Zeenat; Zinat
Beauty; Adornment; Ornamentation