97 Top Navagraha Names For Your Astrological Knowledge

Oluwatosin Michael
Feb 16, 2024 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on Aug 29, 2022
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In Hinduism, navagraha names based on Vedic astrology are extremely popular.
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Navagraha temples form an extremely important role in Hindu astrology as the names of the seven days of the week pertain to the first five planets.

When it comes to astronomy and planetary sciences in India, Vedic astrology and Navagraha temples are considered to be extremely essential aspects of Hinduism. This is the reason that Navagraha names are becoming extremely popular across the world.

It is essential to highlight that the names for the seven days of the week come from the names of the first five planets. In Hindu astrology, Rahu and Ketu are not considered as planets but as ascending and descending nodes of the moon.

Navagraha Names In English

The rides and mudra that the navagraha gods use are extremely important. Here are some English navagraha names according to planetary astrology for you to choose from in India: -

Alexander (Greek Origin), meaning ‘defender of men’. It is a fairly normal Scottish name, and the locale of Scotland where it is customarily most generally found is in the Highlands district of Scotland.

Andrea (Greek Origin), meaning ‘strong and brave’. This is a great name as it represents bravery.

Bernard (French and West Germanic Origin), meaning ‘strong, brave bear’. The name Bernhard was notably popular among Old Frisian speakers.

Briana (Irish Origin), meaning ‘high, noble.’ This name represents the fearless personality of a girl.

Clark (English origin), meaning ‘secretary’. This name is of Anglo-Saxon descent, spreading to the Celtic nations of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

Connelly (Irish Origin), meaning ‘love and friendship.’ It fits, giving a gesture to the Taurus' cherishing and dependable characteristics.

Damon (Greek origin), meaning ‘to tame.’ A unique name whose meaning you must search for.

Dexter (English Origin), meaning ‘Dyer of clothes’. Do search for the meaning of the name.

Earth (English Origin), meaning ‘third planet from the solar system.’ In soothsaying, each of the 12 zodiac signs is split into four components (fire, earth, air, and water).

Ethan (Hebrew Origin), meaning ‘strong, safe.’ This name fits for a perfect Taurus Zodiac sign representing strong will.

Jupiter (Roman Origin), meaning ‘fifth planet in the solar system’. Jupiter is related to the standards of development. In planetary astronomy, Jupiter is known as a guru. The term guru refers to the teacher of Asuras.

Kesia (African origin), meaning ‘favorite’. An elegant name for a person with a Taurus sign.

Mars (Roman Origin), meaning ‘fourth planet in the solar system’. Mars is the planet of our cravings, activities, energy, enthusiasm, war, hostility, and attestation. Mars is called Mangala in planetary astronomy.

Mercury (Roman Origin), meaning ‘first planet in the solar system’. Mercury is the god of correspondence, mind, memory, and transportation in life.

Moon (English origin), meaning ‘the only natural satellite of the earth’, Moon (Chandra) is related to the usefulness of the psyche in life. The Moon (Chandra) is shown only as a figure with two hands holding a lotus each and a chariot pulled by ten horses.

Ryan (Irish Origin), meaning ‘little king’. It is a popular name used in India.

Saffi (Greek origin), meaning ‘wisdom’. Saffi is another version of Sophia.

Saturn ( Roman Origin), meaning ‘sixth planet in the Solar system’. Saturn is frequently known as sani. The Saturn god is shown with four hands riding a buffalo, vulture, or chariot.

Sun (English origin), meaning ‘the biggest star in the solar system’. Sun (Surya) addresses authority and predominance. He is shown riding a chariot which is pulled by seven horses, resembling seven chakras. The seven horses pull the chariot, which has one wheel.

Venus (Roman Origin), meaning ‘second planet in the solar system’. Planet Shukra is called the deity of material joy and conjugal joy in life as per astronomy.

Venus's god rides a gold chariot driven by eight horses; in some depictions, Venus is shown riding a silver chariot with ten horses; three of his hands hold a staff, a rosary, and a vessel of gold, while the fourth hand is held in a mudra.

Navagraha Names In Tamil

The rides and mudras of Navagraha gods are extremely interesting, including those used by Rahu and Ketu. Here are some South Indian or Tamil names best suited according to astrology or the navagrahas.

Dayan (Hebrew Origin), meaning ‘a position presenting social notoriety in a conventional Jewish people group.

Dayani (Sinhala origin), meaning ‘she who is friendly’. It is commonly used in the Hindu religion.

Dayanidhi (Hindi origin), meaning ‘treasure house of mercy'. It is a common name that people search for,

Deepani (Bright one). It is a very common name used in Tamil.

Delipan (unknown), meaning ‘judge’. This can be an amazing name from the navagraha aspects.

Devyana (Indian origin), meaning ‘Path of Divine’. Devyana strongly believes in humanity and is thus always loved by friends and family.

Divyasini  (unknown), meaning ‘black-haired’. This name can be used for a black-haired baby.

Diyan (Indian Origin), meaning, It is a famous name in the Hindu people group as this name is significant yet alluring.

Putan (Tamil Origin), meaning ‘Mercury.’ Mercury is the planet of correspondence, mind, memory, and transportation.

Velli Cookiran (Tamil Origin), meaning ‘Shukra,’ is another navagraha name for the second planet name in the solar system. Shukra is considered an important planet.

Navagraha Names According To The Drik Panchang

Drik Panchang is nothing but a Hindu belief where all the important days and events are mentioned accordingly. It is essential to highlight that the names for the seven days of the week come from the names of the first five planets, Rahu and Ketu are not used to name the days.

Here are some Navagraha names as per Drik Panchang for you to choose from: -

Achyuta (Indian origin), meaning ‘one who can never be destroyed’. An amazing name used for Achyuta.

Adhibhuta  (Indian origin), meaning ‘preserver or god’. This can be used for someone who is protective of people.

Aditya (Indian Origin), meaning ‘descendent of Aditi.’ It is a very common name in India.

Ananta (Sanskrit origin), meaning ‘endless’. The name is so pretty and elegant, especially because of its meaning.

Aruna (Sanskrit origin), meaning 'Born light'.  This can be used for red-haired people.

Asmanabala (Indian origin), meaning ‘The One of Unequaled Strength’. A widely used name in South India.

Bhanu (Indian Origin), meaning ’the sun’.

Hrishikesha (Indian Origin), meaning ‘Hrishikesh', is a name of Hindu/Indian beginning and is generally utilized for guys.

Ijiya (Hindu origin), meaning ‘the strong one’. This can be given to a child in ensuring some specific moments.

Ina  (Italian / Sp[anish Origin), meaning ‘unknown’, is a simple and short name to give your friends.

Indra (Sanskrit Origin), meaning ‘king of gods.’ Indra is known to be the king of gods.

Isha (Indian Origin), meaning ‘one who protects’.

Jaya (Indian origin), meaning ‘victory’. Jaya is simple yet unusual, a winning combination.

Nirjara (Hindi route), meaning ‘ name means Young, Not Becoming Old’. This name can be widely used in Gujarati.

Sharanya (Indian Origin), meaning Importance of the name Sharanya is 'Durga, Giver of shelter'.

Sharanya is a name of Hindu/Indian beginning and is usually utilized for females.

Suprasanna (Indian Origin), meaning ‘very serene.’ It is a very popular name of Hindi origin.

Sushila (Indian origin), meaning ’good-tempered.’ Rashi of Name Sushila is Kumbha and Nakshatra is sathabisham.

Ujjaval (Indian origin), meaning ‘the Blazin gone’.

Urdhva Ga (Indian Origin), meaning ‘one who rises up’. This anime can be given to a person who rises up, i.e., meeting simultaneously.

Urjasvala (Indian Origin), meaning ‘energy’. This name can be given to an energetic sports person.

Vasu (Indian Origin), meaning ‘wealth’. An ancient king of Vasu is Lord Vishnu.

Vasudeva (Sanskrit origin), meaning ‘belonging to, descended from’. Vasudeva is a name for Krishna, a manifestation of Vishnu.

Vira (Indian origin), meaning ‘brave.’ Hindi Baby Names'. This name is particularly supported for 'Young ladies' Gender.

Vishwaroop (Indian / Sanskrit origin), meaning ‘the face which will be for the whole world’.

Vivasat (Indian origin), meaning ‘one who shines forth’. Perfect name for your rising superstar,

When it comes to Shukra, three of his hands hold a rosary, gold vessel, and a staff.

Navagraha Names In Hindi

Finding the best name for your child according to their rashi or navagraha is a very difficult task. However, many people tend to stay away from Rahu and Ketu as names. Don't worry, here are popular navagraha names in Hindi: -

Aarush (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'the sun dawn.'

Abhay (Indian Origin), meaning ''fearless', is another name given to Lord Shiva.

Abhimanyu (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'son of Arjun from Mahabharat'.

Abhiram (Indian Origin), meaning 'lord Shiva.' It represents the most handsome and pleasing Graha in the solar system.

Advaith (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'unique, fearless.’ The Hindu religion generally uses this name.

Advaya (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'one United.' Advaya is a masculine (or boy) name.

Agastya (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'name of Lord Shiva'.

Akshat (Indian Origin), meaning 'uninjured', represents the person who is strong and cannot be injured.

Arjun (Indian Origin), meaning 'bright or shining’.

Aryaman (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'the Vedic God'. It also represents the noble belonging to the sun.

Bhavesh (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'existence'.

Bhuman (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'wealth and abundance'.

Brahaspati (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'Jupiter'. It is the largest planet in the Soka system.

Budha (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'mercury'. Mercury is the planet of correspondence, the mind, memory, and transportation.

Chaitanya (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'universal soul or spirit'.

Chandra (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'the moon'. It is the only natural satellite of the Earth.

Chirjivin (Sanskrit Origin),meaning'long life'. This last name is also named after Lord Vishnu.

Daivik (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'gift by God'. It is related to God's holy, divine, godly, and religious.

Daksh (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'competent'. This name is given to the son of Aditi and Lord Brahma.

Dhanush (Indian Origin), meaning 'bow'.

Dhruva (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'pole star'. Dhruva is a figure in Hindu folklore.

Ekaksh (Hindi Origin), meaning 'one-eyed'. It is a perfect name for a devotee of Lord Shiva.

Gaurang (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'fair husband of Parvati’.

Girik (Hindi Origin), meaning 'lord Shiva'.

Himanshu (Indian Origin), meaning 'cool rays of the moon’.

Hiranya (Hindi Origin), meaning 'gold, golden, wealth.' It is a popular name among Hindus.

Ishaan (Indian Origin), meaning 'sun or lord of wealth'.

Jayeshta (Hindi Origin), meaning 'highest'.

Jishnu (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'triumphant'. It can also be another name for Arjuna.

Kanav (Hindi Origin), meaning 'Kundal in Krishna’s ear'.

Kanishk (Indian Origin), meaning 'ancient king'.

Kartikeya (Hindi Origin), meaning 'brave, vigorous'.

Keshav (Indian Origin), meaning 'curly hair'.

Ketu (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'descending note of the moon'. It helps in processing spiritual evolution. Ketu rides on a vulture.

Krishna (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'the all attractive'.

Mangala (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'mars'.

Rahu (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'ascending name of the moon'. Rahu is associated with politicians and is confusing. It is one of the gods who is shown riding a silver chariot being pulled along with two hands. Rahu and Ketu are two names that are used side by side.

Shani (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'Saturn'. Being the largest planet in the solar system, it is one of the gods, which is frequently called the divine force of karma or equity. He is generally shown with four hands riding upon a chariot, or a buffalo, or a vulture.

Sukra (Sanskrit Origin), meaning 'venus'. Shukra is shown riding a chariot pulled by eight horses and has four hands. Out of the four hands, the three hands of Shukra sport a gold vessel, a staff, a rosary, and the fourth hand is a mudra.

Surya (Sanskrit Origin) 'the Sun'. Surya is the solar deity according to Hindu Mythology.

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Bachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

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