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    Sanskrit Names "A-Z"-Baby Boys

    Aadi = First
    Aadidev = The first god, Ancient god
    Aadinath = God, Supreme Ruler of the Universe, the first God
    Aaditya = Sun
    Aagam = Arrival
    Aagney = Son of the Fire God
    Aamod = Pleasure
    Aanandaswarup, Anand Swarup = Full of Joy
    Aanjaneya, Anjaneya = Son of Anjani, Name of Hanuman
    Aaryan, Aryan = Illustrious, Noble, Spiritual
    Aatmaj = Son
    Aatreya = Name of a sage
    Aayushmaan, Aayushman = With long life
    Abhaidev = Free of fear
    Abhaya = Fearless
    Abhirath = Great Charioteer
    Abhisyanta = Splendid, A son of Kuru and Vahini
    Acaryatanaya = Son of the teacher, Another name for Aswatthama
    Achalesvara = God of the immovable, Another name for Shiva
    Acharyanandana = Son of the teacher, Another name for Aswatthama
    Acharyasuta = Son of the teacher, Another name for Aswatthama
    Achintya = Lord Shiva, Inconceivable, Beyond comprehension
    Achyut = Imperishable, a name of Vishnu
    Adheesh = King
    Adhiraj = King
    Adhrit = The one who don't need any support but supports everyone, Lord Vishnu
    Adikavi = First poet
    Adinath = Lord Vishnu
    Aditeya = Another name for the sun, Son of 'Aditi'
    Aditya = The sun
    Adityanandan, Adityanandana = Son of the sun
    Adripathi = Master of the mountains
    Advaya = One, United
    Agasti, Agastya = Name of a sage
    Agneya, Aagneya = Son of Agni, Son of the fire
    Agnimitra = Friend of fire
    Agniprava = Bright as the fire
    Agnivesh = Dhronacharya's Guru, Bright as the fire
    Agrata = Leadership
    Ajit, Ajeet = Victorious, Invincible, Unconquerable
    Akroor = Kind, Gentle, A Yadava chief, Krishna's friend
    Akshaj = Lord Vishnu
    Akshat = Unharmed
    Akshayakeerti = Eternal fame
    Alok, Aalok = Brightness, Light, Cry of victory, A man with lovely hair
    Amaranaath, Amarnath = Immortal God, Lord Shiva
    Amaresh = Name of Indra
    Ambar = Sky
    Ameyatma = Lord Vishnu
    Amish = Pure, Honest
    Amogh = Unerring
    Amrit = Nector
    Anaadi = Without beginning
    Anagh = Sinless, Variant of 'Anagha'
    Anal = Fire
    Anand, Aanand = Joy, Bliss
    Anang = Cupid or Kamadeva
    Anil = Wind
    Anilaabh, Anilabh = Spirit of the wind
    Anish = Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva
    Ankal = Whole, One who has no illness
    Anunay = Supplication, Consolation
    Anurag, Anuraag = Love
    Archan = Worship
    Arindam = Destroyer of enemies
    Arjun = Son of lord Indra, One of the Pandava brothers
    Arnesh = Lord of the sea
    Arun = Sun, The dawn
    Ashlesh = To embrace
    Ashok = Without sadness
    Atmanand, Atmananda = Blissful soul
    Avadhesh = King Dasaratha

    Baalaaditya, Baladitya = Risen sun
    Baalagopaal, Balgopal, Balagopal = Krishna, Baby Krishna
    Bahula = A star, Abundant
    Bakula = A kind of flower, Resembles a crane, Blossom
    Bala = Child, Young one
    Balaaditya = Young Sun, Young Man
    Balachandra = Young Moon, Crescent moon
    Balagovind = Young cow-herd, Infant Krishna
    Bandhu = Friend
    Bandhul = Pleasing, With friends, Family
    Bankim = Not Straight, Crooked, Half
    Bankimchandra = Crescent moon
    Bhadrak = Handsome, Good, Virtuous
    Bhadraksh = One with beautiful eyes, Whose eyes reflect auspiciousness
    Bhadran = Auspicious, Fortunate Man
    Bhagavaan, Bhagvan = The lord, God
    Bharadwaj, Bhardwaj = A sage, A mythical bird, Skylark, Strong & fast
    Bharat = Being maintained, The name of the Hindu God of fire
    Bhargava = Lord Shiva, Archer, Preceptor
    Bhasvan, Bhaasvan = Lustrous, Full of brightness
    Bhaswar, Bhaaswar = Glorious, Luminous
    Bhaumik = Lord of the earth
    Bhavesh = Lord of the world
    Bheeshma, Bhisham, Bhishma = An elder of Mahabharata, Son of king 'Shantanu'
    Bhima = The mighty one
    Bhoj = Name of a poet king, Meal
    Bhramar = Black Bee
    Bhudev, Bhudeva = Lord of the earth, Lord Shiva
    Bhupati, Bhoopati, Bhoopat = Lord of the earth
    Bhupen = King
    Bhushan, Bhooshan = Ornament, Lord Vishnu
    Bhushit, Bhooshit = Decorated
    Bhuvanesh = Lord of the world, Lord of the earth
    Bhuvaneshwar = Lord of the world
    Bilva = A sacred leaf
    Bodhan = Clever, Wise, kindling
    Brahma = Creator of the universe, Supreme being
    Brahmabrata = Ascetic
    Brahmanandam, Brahmaanand = The supreme joy
    Brahmdev = God's exalted angel
    Brajendra = Lord of Braj Land
    Brajesh, Brijesh, Birjesh = Lord of Braj Land
    Budhil = Learned, Wise, Academic

    Chakor = A bird that loves the moon
    Chakradhar = Name of Lord Vishnu
    Chakravartee, Chakravarti = A sovereign king
    Chanakya, Chaanakya = Name of Kautilya - the great scholar, Bright
    Chandak = The moon
    Chandan = Scented Wood, Sandalwood
    Chandra = A shining moon
    Chandraayan = The moon
    Chandrabhan = The moon, Lustrous as moon
    Chandradev = Moon God, A King
    Chandraketu = Moon banner
    Chandramauli = Lord Shiva
    Chandramohan = Attractive like the moon
    Chandran = Moon
    Chandranath = The moon, King of the moon
    Chapal = Swift, Lightning, Clever, Restless
    Charak = An ancient physician, One of the founders of Ayurveda
    Charuchandra, Chaaruchandra = Beautilful moon, Son of Rukmini and Sri Krishna
    Charuvrat = Of good character
    Chatur = Clever
    Chaturaanan = With four faces
    Chaturbhuj = Broad shouldered, Strong, Lord Vishnu
    Chetan, Chaten, Chaitan = Perceptive, Consciousness, Life, Excellent Intelligence
    Chetanaanand = Supreme Joy
    Chidaakaash = Absolute Brahma
    Chidaatma = Supreme spirit
    Chidambar, Chidambaram = Sky like heart, One who has heart as wide as sky
    Chidananda = Lord Shiva
    Chinmayanand, Chinmayananda = Blissful, Supreme consciousness
    Chiranjeev, Chiranjeeve = Lord Vishnu, Immortal
    Chitraksh = Beautiful Eyed

    Daiwik = By the grace of God
    Daksha = The skilled one
    Damodara = Tied with a rope around the belly, Krishna
    Dandak = A forest
    Dandapaani = An epithet for Yama
    Darshan = To perceive, Vision
    Datta = One who is given, Donor
    Dayaamay, Dayamayee = Full of mercy, Kind
    Dayaananda = One who takes joy in being merciful
    Dayaanidhi =
    Kind, one who gives
    Deenabandhu = Friend of the poor
    Deepan = Lighting up, Illumination
    Deepankar, Dipankar = One who lights lamps
    Deependra, Dipendra = Lord of lights
    Deepesh, Dipesh = Lord of light
    Deeptanshu = The sun
    Deeptendu, Diptendu = Bright Moon
    Deeptiman = Lustrous
    Deeptimoy, Deeptimay = Lustrous
    Dev, Deb = Divinity, God
    Devadatt = Gift of the god
    Devagya = With knowledge of God
    Devajyoti = Brightness of the lord
    Devak = Divine
    Devdan = The gift of the gods
    Deven = Like a God
    Devesh = Lord Shiva
    Deveshwar = Lord Shiva
    Devi = Breton: The beloved, the adored one Sanskrit: Godlike, a goddess
    Devvrat = Bhishma
    Dhananjay = Name of Arjun, One who wins wealth
    Dhanapati, Dhanpati = Lord of wealth
    Dhanesh = Lord of wealth
    Dhanu = The bow
    Dhanvin = Archer
    Dharmaketu = One who upholds the right way, Son of Urmila & Lakshman in Hindu epic 'Ramayan'
    Dhruv = The polar star, Constant, Faithful
    Dhyanesh = Meditative, Lord of contemplation
    Dhyaneshwar = Lord of meditation
    Digambar, Digambara = Unencumbered, Sky-clad
    Dinakar, Dinkar = The sun
    Dinesh = The lord of the day, The sun
    Divaakar, Divakar, Deevakar = The sun
    Divjot = Divine light
    Dron, Drona = Teacher of Arjun in Hindu epic 'Mahabharat'
    Dwaipayan, Dwaipayana = The sage Vyasa, Another name of Veda Vyasa, Island-born

    Eekalabya, Ekalavya = A pupil of Dronaachaary
    Ekaksh, Ekaaksh = One-eyed
    Ekaling = Name of Lord Shiva
    Ekdant, Ekadant = Another name of Lord Ganesha

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    Gajaadhar, Gajadhar = One who can command an elephant, Elephant tamer
    Gajbaahu, Gajabahu = who has strength of an elephant
    Ganak, Ganaka = An astrologer, Mathematician
    Ganapati = Lord Ganesha, Leader of the elephants
    Gandharv, Gandharva = Celestial musician, Master in music
    Ganesh = Lord Ganesha, Son of Lord Shiva and Parvati
    Gangesh = Lord Shiva, Lord of the Ganges River
    Garud, Garuda = The king of bird, Falcon, A large mythical bird
    Gati, Gatik = Speed, Fast, Progressive
    Gaurang, Gauraang = A fair one, Husband of Gauri (Parvati), Lord Shiva
    Gauranga, Gouranga = Fair complexioned, Golden-limbed, Having a white or yellowish body, Cow coloured
    Gautam, Gautama, Goutam = The name of the Buddha
    Ghanaanand = Happy like clouds
    Ghanshyam, Ghanashyam = Lord Krishna, Black clouds resembling a beautiful upcoming evening
    Giri = Mountain
    Girik, Girika = Lord Shiva, Heart of the gods
    Girindra = Lord of the mountains, Lord Shiva
    Giriraaj, Giriraj = King of mountains
    Girish = Lord of Mountains, Shiv, Mahadev
    Gopal, Gopaal = Lord Krishna, Cowherd, Protector of cows
    Gopi, Gopee = A cowherd, Protector of cows
    Gorakhnath, Gorakhanatha = A famous medieval Hindu yogi (saint), Name of a saint of Gorakh community, Mastered his senses
    Goswamee, Goswami = Master of cows
    Gotum, Gautam = Lord Buddha
    Govinda, Gobinda = A cowherd, one who is good at finding cows, Lord Krishna
    Gudakesha, Gudakesa = The archer Arjuna
    Gurdev = Almighty God
    Guru = Teacher, Master, Priest

    Hari = God Vishnu, God Narayanan, Lord Krishna
    Harinarayan = Lord Vishnu
    Harit = Green
    Himadri = Himalaya
    Hiranmay, Hiranmaya = Made of gold
    Hiranya = A precious metal

    Inder, Indra = The god of weather and war, Lord of the devas
    Indra = Leader of the gods, The God of the atmosphere and sky

    Jagadish, Jagadisha = God, Master of the Universe
    Jagathi = The earth
    Jagdeep = Lamp of the world
    Jagdish = God, Lord of the universe, The ruler of the world
    Jagmeet = Friend of the world
    Jahnu = Name of an Ancient Sage & divine King
    Jai = Conqueror, Defeater, The victorious one
    Javas = Quick, Swift
    Jay = Victory
    Jitendra, Jitender = One who can conquer Indra, Lord of conqueror, The powerful conqueror
    Jyotis = Light

    Kailash = Adobe of Lord Shiva, Name of a Himalayan peak
    Kama = The golden one, Love
    Kamalesh, Kamlesh = The preserver, Lord Vishnu
    Kanak, Kanaka = Gold
    Kannan, Kannen = A Form of Krishna
    Karan = A warrior
    Karthik, Kartik = Name of a month in the Hindu calendar, Bestowing Courage and Pleasure
    Karunanidhi = Kind Hearted
    Kashyap = Name of a Vedic Sage, The priest of Parasurama and Ramachandra
    Kiran = A ray of light
    Kirti, Keerti = Fame
    Krishna = Lord Krishna, Dark, Black
    Krishnadas, Krishnadasa = One who serves Krishna
    Kumar = Prince, A boy or son

    Lai = The beloved one
    Lakshman, Laxman = Auspicious
    Lakshmidhar = Lord Vishnu
    Lakshminath = Consort of Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu
    Lal, Laal = Lovely, Beloved, Dear one, Red colour

    Mahendra, Mohinder = The great God Indra (the God of the sky)
    Mahesh = Lord Shiva, A great ruler
    Maheswar = God Shankar
    Mani = Gem, A jewel
    Manik, Manikya = A light pink to blood red gemstone
    Manoj = Born of the mind, Cupid
    Marut = The wind
    Mayoor = Peacock
    Meghnad, Meghnath = Lord of the sky
    Mohan = Beauteous, Attractive, Charming
    Mukesh = Lord Shiva, Cupid
    Mukul = Bud, Soul, Blossom

    Nagabhushanam = God Shankar, Lord Shiva
    Nanda = Joy
    Narayan = Lord Vishnu, The son of man
    Narendra, Narinder = King of men
    Naveen, Navin = New
    Nawal, Naval = Wonder
    Nimit = Destiny
    Niranjan = Lord Shiva
    Nirbhay = Fearless
    Nirogi = Without Illness

    Param = Being Supreme
    Paramartha = Highest Truth
    Pran = Life, Vital breath
    Pranay = Love
    Prasad = Brightness, Blessing
    Prathamesh = Ganpati
    Prayag = Confluence of Ganga-Jamuna-Saraswati, A city in India called Allahabad
    Prem = Love
    Puneet = Pure
    Purushottam = The best among men, Lord Rama

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    Rahul = Son of Lord Buddha, Efficient, Capable, Conqueror of all miseries/sadness
    Raj = King, Rule, Kingdom, Monarch
    Rajan = King
    Rajendra = A mighty king
    Rajinder = The emperor, King of Kings
    Rajiv = Lotus Flower
    Rakesh = Lord of the night, Moon
    Ramesh = Ruler of Rama, Lord Vishnu
    Rameshwar = Lord of Rama
    Ranjit, Ranjeet = The delighted one, Victorious, One who is entertained
    Ravi = 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
    Rudra = The terrible, Lord Shiva

    Sachin = Pure, Lord Shiva, Existence, Essence
    Sameer, Samir = Early morning fragrance, Breeze, Wind, Entertainer
    Sanjay = Dhritarashtra's charioteer, Triumphant
    Sankara = Auspicious
    Sarvin = Best Archer, God of Love
    Satish = Ruler of hundreds, Victorious, One who speaks truth, Sati's husband, Lord Shiva, Sunrise
    Satyen = Lord of the truth
    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
    Sher = The beloved one or a Lion
    Shiv = God Shiva
    Siddarth = One who has accomplished his goal, Buddha
    Siddhran = Perfection
    Som, Somu = The moon
    Somnath = Lord of the moon, God Shiva
    Subhash = Soft Spoken
    Subodh = Sound Advice, Spiritual Intelligence
    Suman = Cheerful and wise
    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
    Swami = Lord, Master
    Swapnil = Dream like, Seen in a dream, Dreamy

    Tapan = Summer, Sun
    Tara = A star, The name of a Buddhist goddess
    Tarun = Young, Tender
    Tej = Light, Lustrous, Radiant
    Tejas = Sharp, Lustre, Brilliance
    Trilochan, Trilochana = Three-Eyed Lord, Lord Shiva
    Trilok = Three worlds
    Trilokesh = Lord of Universe, Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu
    Triloki, Triloki Nath, Trilokanath = Lord Shiva
    Tushar = Snow, Winter

    Udai = The rising, To rise
    Udit = Shining, Grown
    Ujjawal, Ujjwal = Bright, Clear, Splendorous
    Umang = Happiness, Enthusiastic
    Upendra = Lord Vishnu
    Uttam = Best

    Vasudev = Father of Krishna
    Vasudeva = The father of the God Krishna
    Vedang, Vedanga = Part of the sacred knowledge
    Vidhya = Wisdom, Relevant to Goddess Durga/Saraswati
    Vidur, Vidhur = Skilful, Expert, Wise, The wisest minister of King Dhrutarashtra's cabinet in great Indian Epic
    Vijay = Victory, Strong and victorious
    Vimal = Pure
    Vinay = Polite
    Vishnu, Bishnu = The protector, An important Hindu God
    Vishwamitra = Friend of the universe, One of the most venerated sages in India since ancient time
    Vyas = The arranger
    Yogendra, Yoginder = God of Yoga, Another name for Lord Shiva
    Yogesh = Lord of Yoga

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    Hi I am Belial, I have a baby boy and i came across this thread and i am interested. So I like the name "Lai". Thanks for posting this thread. Very helpful!

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    You are very welcome belial...and congrats on your babyboy!!!
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    Hi I am Belial, I have a baby boy and i came across this thread and i am interested. So I like the name "Lai". Thanks for posting this thread. Very helpful!



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