102 Indian Girl Names With Meanings For Your Baby

Georgia Stone
Feb 16, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Oct 15, 2020
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Looking for baby name inspiration? We have listed 100 Indian girl names to help you find the perfect name for your new arrival.

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As a new parent, you might be looking for Indian baby girl names that are the right blend of unique, melodic and meaningful, so we have put together a list of 100 Indian girl names with meanings to help you find the perfect one.

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Popular Indian Baby Names For Girls

Every girl deserves a beautiful name that reflects her personality. Each Indian girl name suggested below has a lovely meaning attached to it.

1. Anika (Sanskrit origin) an epithet of the Goddess Durga, meaning grandeur and poise.

2. Aadhya (Sanskrit origin) is a unique name meaning girl with prime potential, a pioneer.

3. Aahana (Hindu Origin) means dawn or new opportunities.

4. Bishakha (Hindu origin) means the brightest star in the sky.

5. Bhuvi (Hindu origin) meaning celestial being, a girl who is the pinnacle of kindness

6. Chaaya (Indian Origin) one who provides sanctuary, or a counterpart.

7. Divya (Sanskrit origin) is a baby girl who offers divine inspiration.

8. Disha (Hindu origin) an Indian name meaning leads one in the right direction.

9. Ekta (Hindu origin)popular in baby girl names, meaning a uniting force.

10. Esha (Sanskrit origin) popular in Hindu baby girl names denoting innocence, chastity, purity

11. Falguni (Sanskrit origin) a baby girl born in the month of falgun. It can also mean a girl with a pleasant personality.

12. Forum (Sanskrit origin) meaning the sweet aroma of mud after a first rain shower.

13. Gulika (Bengali origin) denotes a baby girl who is a jewel in the family.

14. Hana (Hindu origin) refers to a baby girl who is the center of happiness and knowledge.

15. Hrithika (Hindu origin) is a name that refers to the rhythm of the heart, compassion and generosity.

16. Iraja (Sanskrit origin) one of the best Hindu baby girl names, it means beloved daughter of the Wind God.

17. Jeevika (Hindu origin) refers to a shower of rain that rejuvenates the earth.

18. Jhalak (Hindu origin) is a baby name that implies a single glimpse of the baby gives happiness.

19. Kiara (Multiple Origins) a very popular baby name, it means bright-eyed.

20. Lipika (Sanskrit Origin) a baby name, denoting the written word, creativity, timelessness.

21. Leya (Indian Origin) this denotes devotion to music.

22. Meera (Israeli and Hindu Origin) one of the best Hindu baby girl names, denoting a devotee of Lord Krishna.

23. Nitara (Indian Origin) refers to a long lineage of ancestors.

24. Ojasvi (Sanskrit Origin) a girl with an indomitable spirit.

25. Oorja (Sanskrit Origin) a girl who is full of life.

26. Pahal (Hindu Origin) one of the most popular baby names, meaning first steps or new beginnings.

27. Saanvi (Sanskrit Origin) a name that means one who follows.

28. Triya (Hindu Origin) a name which denotes a youthful girl.

29. Urmil (Sanskrit Origin) a name that refers to the pattern of waves.

30. Vaanya (Hindu Origin) this name represents the Goddess of the woodlands.

31. Zara (Multiple Origins) means a beloved princess. This is one the the most popular baby girl names on our list.

Melodious Indian Baby Girl Names

Here are a few Melodious Indian Girls Names that are music to the listener's ears.

32. Aalia (Hindu Origin) refers to a magnificent stature.

33. Amaya (Multiple Origin) means innocence in Sanskrit.

34. Aarohi (Sanskrit Origin) refers to an ascending musical cadence.

35. Aashna (Hindu Origin) denotes an enduring bond of friendship and love.

36. Aashvi (Hindu Origin) meaning blessed and victorious.

37. Chanchal (Hindu Origin) refers to a girl who is full of cheer and mischief.

38. Chandni (Hindu Origin) refers to the effervescent light of the moon.

39. Dhvani (Sanskrit Origin) translates to sound waves.

40. Eeshani, (Hindu  Origin), meaning the consort of Lord Shiva.

41. Geet (Indian Origin) a popular choice in this list of Indian baby girl names, Geet means a lyrical poem or a melodious song.

42. Ishya (Hindu Origin) refers to the spring season, new beginnings.

43. Janaki (Hindu Origin) refers to Goddess Sita, derived from her father's name King Janak.

44. Kanika (Sanskrit Origin) means a golden seed destined to grow infinitely.

45. Kavya (Sanskrit origin) a beautiful name for a baby girl meaning an ode or a devotional song.

46. Liya (Hindu Origin) means residing in God.

47. Neerja (Hindu Origin) refers to Lotus Flower signifying knowledge and purity.

48. Nithya (Sanskrit Origin) denotes timelessness.

49. Pihu (Hindu Origin) is one of those perfect baby names that translate to a girl who is cherished.

50. Qiyara (Indian Origin) is a popular name denoting a girl who is full of charm and beauty.

51. Shravya (Sanskrit Origin) translates to harmonious, pleasing to the ear.

52. Vedika (Sanskrit Origin) meaning re-awakening knowledge of the Vedas.

Long Indian Baby Names For Girls

Some parents believe that a long name with more syllables in it makes the name more unique and memorable. Here we have compiled a list of long Hindu baby girl names that may appeal to you.

53. Arunima (Hindu Origin) means the first light of dawn.

54. Anuradha (Hindu Origin) means a luminous star.

55. Divyathi (Hindu Origin) means pure.

56. Eravati (Sanskrit Origin) refers to a Goddess of the same name.

57. Gayatri is a Sanskrit epithet for a hymn. It also refers to the Mother of Vedas.

58. Indrapriya (Sanskrit Origin) means beloved of Indra Dev.

59. Ishanvi (Sanskrit Origin) refers to the Goddess of knowledge.

60. Nayantara (Hindu Origin) means the shining star of someone's eyes.

61. Qayanat (Multiple Origins) meaning a girl with a glimpse of the entire universe.

62. Rajeshri (Hindu Origin) a girl destined to be a King's cohort.

63. Shanaya (Hindu Origin) a girl with extraordinary grace, beauty and intellect.

64. Tamanna (Multiple Origin) translates to the feeling of 'yearning'.

65. Udhyarani (Indian Origin) a name that denotes a Queen rising in power.

66. Vaishnavi (Hindu Origin) refers to Hindu Goddess Parvati who ardently worships Lord Vishnu.

67. Mausami (Hindu Origin) denotes the fleeting nature of time via seasons.

Short Indian Baby Names For Girls

Here we have compiled a list of short, catchy girl baby names that we are sure you will love.

68. Aarna (Sanskrit Origin) refers to Goddess Lakshmi who emerged from the ocean during Samudra Manthan.

69. Aditi (Sanskrit Origin) refers to the Vedic Goddess who personifies infinity and reigns over earth, sky, past, future and fertility.

70. Amaya (Hindu Origin) meaning night rain.

71. Aanya (Multiple Origins) in Hinduism, this name refers to the grace of Goddess Durga.

72. Avni (Sanskrit Origin) a girl whose generosity is comparable to the Mother of  Earth.

73. Diya (Sanskrit Origin) means a girl who deserves to be showered with gifts.

74. Dwiti (Sanskrit Origin) is a girl who understands the dual nature of life on earth.

75. Ella (Multiple Origin) is a girl of divine beauty.

76. Gauri (Sanskrit Origin) refers to Goddess Parvati.

77. Gul (Persian Origin) refers to the beauty of Rose flower.

78. Ira (Sanskrit origin) refers to Goddess Saraswati, the Goddess of wisdom and knowledge.

79. Navya (Hindu Origin) means worth praising.

80. Pari (Hindu Origin) signifies beauty.

81. Ridhi (Sanskrit Origin) refers to Lord Ganesh's wife, the Goddess of wealth, prosperity and happiness.

82. Shreya (Sanskrit Origin) is an epithet for Goddess Lakshmi, signifying prosperity and good fortune.

83. Trisha (Multiple Origins) a girl with a passion for excellence.

84. Wishi (Hindu Origin) a name that bestows the power of wish fulfilment.

Trendsetting Indian Girl Names

Every parents' search for baby names is ultimately driven by a single purpose - that the name they choose is loved by their child and all who meet her. Here is a list of baby girls' names that might just start a new trend.

85. Arya (Sanskrit and Persian Origin) meaning 'virtuous' or wise.

86. Darika (Hindu origin) meaning a virtuous girl.

87. Ekantika (Hindu origin) is a unique Indian girl name whose powers converge to achieve a single purpose.

88. Falak (Hindu Origin) an Indian baby girl name denoting the azure skies, the crescent moon and the shining stars.

89. Gautami (Indian Origin) refers to River Godavari. It also means a girl who dispels darkness.

90. Ikshita (Hindu origin) refers to a girl with a distinct personality.

91. Jasmit (Hindu Origin) translates to renowned, well-respected.

92. Mahika (Hindu Origin) is nature inspired name referring to the aroma of dewdrops at dawn.

93. Mira (Sanskrit Origin) representing the sea or the ocean.

94. Nyra (Multiple Origins) this name represents the Goddess Saraswati as the personification of enlightenment and knowledge.

95. Oeshi (Hindu Origin) meaning a divine boon.

96. Prahasini (Indian Origin) a girl who is warm and ever-smiling.

97. Prashanti (Sanskrit Origin) symbolizes ultimate bliss or tranquility.

98. Roohi (Arabic Origin) refers to a girl with a pure soul.

99. Trishona (Hindi Origin) refers to the thirst to prove oneself.

100. Unaisa (Multiple Origins) is a lovable girl.

101. Vanani (Hindu Origin) it signifies a  forest dwelling girl, who is close to nature.

102. Zoya (Indian Origin) a name that suggests a lively, affectionate and kind girl.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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