Appendix:Indian given names

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A list of given names used in India in their English spellings

A[edit]

  • Aakash
  • Aaravamuthan
  • Aarthi
  • Aarya
  • Aashika
  • Aashish (also Ashish)
  • Abha
  • Abhas
  • Abhigyan
  • Abhijatya
  • Abhilash
  • Abhinandan
  • Abhinav
  • Abhinay (also Abhinaya)
  • Abhinit (also Abhineet)
  • Abhishek
  • Adarsh (also Aadarsh)
  • Adesh
  • Adi
  • Adipika (also Adeepika, Aadipika)
  • Aditi
  • Aditya
  • Aishwarya
  • Ajay
  • Ajey
  • Ajith (Also Ajit)
  • Ajeet
  • Akhila
  • Akhilesh
  • Akshata
  • Akshay
  • Alikesh
  • Alpesh
  • Amal
  • Aman
  • Amani - spring
  • Amar
  • Ambar
  • Amit
  • Amol
  • Amulya
  • Anant
  • Ananthu
  • Anindita
  • Animesh
  • Anirudh
  • Anish (also spelled Aneesh)
  • Anitha
  • Anjana - mother of Hanuman
  • Anjali - mother of Hanuman
  • Anjan
  • Anjana
  • Anju
  • Anjum
  • Ankan
  • Ankita
  • Anmol
  • Annapoorna
  • Anoop
  • Anshul
  • Anshuman
  • Anu
  • Anubhuti
  • Anup
  • Anupam
  • Anupama
  • Anuradha
  • Anurag
  • Aparna - dry leaf
  • Apoorva
  • Aravind (also Arabind)
  • Aravinda
  • Archana
  • Arihant
  • Arindam (also Arindom)
  • Arjun
  • Arpita
  • Arnav
  • Arshad
  • Arun
  • Aruna
  • Aravind
  • Asawari
  • Aseem
  • Asha
  • Ashesh
  • Ashish
  • Ashu
  • Ashvin
  • Ashwath
  • Ashwatthama
  • Ashweeta
  • Ashwin
  • Ashwini
  • Aswini - star (characteristics: fast and active)
  • Atmajyoti
  • Atul
  • Atulya
  • Ayush
  • Avanindra
  • Avanish
  • Avinash
  • Azhagu
  • Anbuselvam
  • Anbu
  • Athi
  • Anbukarsan
  • Anand - happiness
  • Ananda
  • Anbarasi
  • Anita
  • Anusha
  • Aravindra
  • Avani - earth
  • Aviral

B[edit]

  • Babita
  • Bandheka- the girl who stays in limits
  • Bandheria- the inteligent
  • Babu
  • Babul
  • Bablu
  • Bala
  • Balaram
  • Balram
  • Banti
  • Basanti
  • Beena
  • Bhagya
  • Bhagyashri
  • Bhairavi
  • Bhalchandra
  • Bharani
  • Bharat
  • Bharath
  • Bharathi - Saraswathi Devi
  • Bhargavi
  • Bhaskar
  • Bhaskara
  • Bhavani - Parvathi Devi
  • Bhavna
  • Bhooma
  • Bhoomika
  • Bhoominathan
  • Bhushan
  • Bibek
  • Billu
  • Bikram
  • Bikshapathi
  • Bimala
  • Bina
  • Bindu
  • Bineeta
  • Biran
  • Bodhisatva
  • Bhola

C[edit]

  • Chaitra
  • Chandana
  • Chandni
  • Chandra - moon
  • Chandrakant
  • Chandraprabha - Glow of moon
  • Chandrashekhar
  • Charu
  • Chetan
  • Chetana
  • Chilkoja
  • Chirasmita
  • Chithra - wonder
  • Chitrasen
  • Chudamani

D[edit]

  • Damodar
  • Deepa
  • Deepika - small light
  • Deepti - light
  • Deepak
  • Deven
  • Devendra
  • Devi
  • Dhanalakshmi
  • Dhanush
  • Dhanya
  • Dhara
  • Dharani - earth
  • Dharma - rightful
  • Dharshan
  • Dharshini
  • Dhwani
  • Dikpal
  • Dilip
  • Dimitri
  • Dipa
  • Dipti
  • Divya
  • Draupadi
  • Divyajyoti (also referred to as Dibyajyoti)

E[edit]

  • Esha
  • Eshwar - Lord
  • Ehsaan
  • Emaraan

F[edit]

  • Faltu
  • Fanishwar
  • Fardeen
  • Fatima
  • Farheen
  • Farooq
  • Faisal
  • faraha
  • Fangs
  • Feroz

G[edit]

  • Gagana - sky
  • Gajalakshmi
  • Gajanand
  • Ganesh
  • Ganesha - Name of God
  • Ganga
  • Gauri
  • Gayathri - Gayathri Devi
  • Gayatri
  • Geeta (also Gita)
  • Geetika (also Gitika)
  • Girish
  • Godavari
  • Gopal
  • Gopinath
  • Govind
  • Greisha
  • Grisha

H[edit]

  • Haran
  • Harendra
  • Harika - loveable by all
  • Harmeet
  • Harpreet
  • Harsha
  • Harshan
  • Hashmeet
  • Hasini - sweet smile
  • Hansa
  • Hari - Name of God
  • Hetal
  • Himanshu
  • Himesh
  • Hrishikesh
  • Hrithik
  • Hushmeet Diwan

I[edit]

  • Ira
  • Ish
  • Isha
  • Ishan
  • Ishani
  • Ishant
  • Ishanika
  • Ishvinder

J[edit]

  • Jaagruthi
  • Jagadish
  • Jai - winner
  • Jaikanth
  • Jaishankar
  • Jasraj
  • Jayalalitha
  • Jayakumar
  • Jayanthi
  • Jayashree
  • Jayendra
  • Jayesh
  • Jaykishan
  • Jayshree
  • Jeet
  • Jeevan
  • Jekishan
  • Juhi
  • Jui
  • Jumana
  • Jyothy (also Jyothi) - light
  • Jyoti

K[edit]

  • Kadhir
  • Kadhiresan
  • Kamal
  • Kamakshi
  • Kamaraj
  • Kanchana - gold
  • Kandhan
  • Kanthi
  • Kanupriya
  • Kapil
  • Karan
  • Karthee
  • Karthika
  • Karthikeyan
  • Karunanidhi
  • Kaushik
  • Kavel
  • Kaveri
  • Kavitha
  • Kavya
  • Keerthi/kirthika - fame
  • Keshav
  • Keshavan
  • Ketan
  • Kiran
  • Kishan
  • Komal
  • Komudi
  • Krishna
  • Krithika
  • Kruthika - star
  • Kush
  • Kunalan Dava Rajoo
  • Kumar - son or junior or younger (often used as a suffix to a name)

L[edit]

  • Lakshmana
  • Lakshmi
  • Lalit
  • Lalitha - Lalitha Devi [Parvathi Devi]
  • Latha
  • Lav
  • Laya - grace
  • Leela
  • Leena
  • Loganathan
  • Lokesh
  • laila

M[edit]

  • Madhav
  • Madhavan
  • Madhu
  • Madhuri
  • Madhurima
  • Madhusoodhan
  • Mahadevan
  • Mahesh
  • Mahendra
  • Mahim
  • Mahima
  • Malathi - garland
  • Manas
  • Manav
  • Mandira
  • Mangala
  • Mangesh
  • Manish
  • Manisha
  • Manjula
  • Manjunath
  • Manohar
  • Manoj
  • Manpreet
  • Mansha
  • Maya
  • Mayank - The Moon
  • Mayuri
  • Mayuresh
  • Meeta
  • Megha
  • Meghna
  • Meha
  • Mira
  • Mihir
  • Mital
  • Mitu
  • Mohan
  • Mohit
  • Mouli - The head
  • Mridul
  • Mrinal
  • Mrudula
  • Mukul
  • Murali
  • Muralidharan**
  • Muralikrishna
  • Murugan
  • Murugesan

N[edit]

  • Nagaraja
  • Nagaveni
  • Nagendran
  • Nagesh
  • Naintara
  • Nakul
  • Nameer
  • Namratha
  • Nandini
  • Nandita
  • Narayan
  • Narayana
  • Narayanan
  • Naren
  • Naresh
  • Narendra
  • Naveed
  • Naveen - new
  • Neal
  • Neel
  • Neelam
  • Neeli
  • Neelima
  • Neema
  • Neeraj
  • Neeraja
  • Neha
  • Nehal - rainy / handsome / little tree / source of life (in arabic)
  • Nihal
  • Nihar
  • Nihit
  • Nikhil
  • Nikhil
  • Nilay
  • Nilesh
  • Nina
  • Ninad
  • Nisarg
  • Nisha - Yamini
  • Nishant
  • Nisheet
  • Nitin
  • Nitish
  • Nivedita
  • Nupur
  • Nutan

O[edit]

  • Om
  • Om Prakash
  • Onkar

P[edit]

  • Padma
  • Padmanabh
  • Palak
  • Pallavi - first stanza of song (sets the basic tune)
  • Parag
  • Paramjit
  • Paras
  • Parna
  • Parthasarathi
  • Parvati
  • Pompy
  • Pooja (also Puja)
  • Poornima
  • Prabha
  • Prachi
  • Pradeep
  • Prafulla
  • Pragati
  • Pragya
  • Prahlad
  • Prajakta
  • Prajna
  • Prakash
  • Pramila
  • Pramit
  • Pramod
  • Pran
  • Pranav
  • Pranay
  • Pranil
  • Praneel
  • Prapanna
  • Prarthna
  • Prasad
  • Prasanna
  • Prashant
  • Prathap
  • Pratibha
  • Pratik
  • Pratiksha
  • Pratima
  • Pratyush
  • Praveen
  • Preeta
  • Preetam
  • Preethi - dear one
  • Preeti
  • Prem
  • Prema
  • Pritam
  • Prithwish
  • Priya - dear one Prakash - Brightness or sun
  • Priyadarshini
  • Priyamvadha
  • Priyanka
  • Priysabratha
  • Protima
  • Purnima
  • Purnam
  • Purvi
  • Puganeshwary
  • Puga

Q[edit]

  • Qutubpratyush-frist light of sun

R[edit]

  • Rahul
  • Radhalakshmi
  • Radhika
  • Raghu
  • Raghuram
  • Rahul
  • Raja - king
  • Rajalakshmi
  • Rajani
  • Rajarajeshwari
  • Rajaraman
  • Rajasekhar
  • Rajat
  • Rajesh
  • Rajnigandha
  • Rajini (also Rajani)
  • Raju
  • Rajul
  • Raka
  • Rakesh
  • Ram
  • Rama
  • Raman
  • Ramachandra
  • Ramakanth
  • Ramakrishna
  • Raman
  • Ramani
  • Ramdev
  • Ramesh
  • Rameshwara
  • Ramu
  • Rani - queen
  • Ranjini
  • Ranjit
  • Rashmi
  • Rasika
  • Rathnakar
  • Raveena
  • Ravi
  • Ravikiran
  • Rawan
  • Rekha - line
  • Renu
  • Richa
  • Rishab (or Rishabh)
  • Rishad
  • Rishi
  • Rishikant - Muni
  • Rishikesh
  • Rohan
  • Rohini - star (characteristics: beauty, glow, and artistic)
  • Rohit
  • Romil
  • Roshini
  • Rucha
  • Ruchi
  • Rudra
  • Rugmani
  • Rukmani

S[edit]

  • Sabyasachi
  • Sachin
  • Sachita
  • Sadhana
  • Sagnik
  • Saket
  • Saketh - Rama (as in Saketha Rama)
  • Samarchita
  • Sameer
  • Samir
  • Sampada
  • Samyukta
  • Sandeep/Sandip
  • Sanjay
  • Sanjeev - one with long life
  • Sanjeevini - the medicinal Parvatham (mountain) which saved
  • Sankalp
  • Santhanalakshmi
  • Santhosh - happiness
  • Sapan
  • Sarasvati
  • Sarwagya
  • Satya
  • Satyanarayana
  • Saumya
  • Saurav
  • Sayali
  • Seetha
  • Shailaja - Goddess Parvati Devi
  • Shailendra
  • Shalaka
  • Shalmali
  • Shamira
  • Shamsunder
  • Shankar
  • Shanta
  • Shanti
  • Sharad
  • Sharada
  • Sharath
  • Sharmeela (or Sharmila)
  • Shashank
  • Shashi
  • Shaunak
  • Shauni
  • Sheela - Patthar
  • Sheetal
  • Shefali
  • Shekhar
  • Sheshi
  • Sheshikala
  • Shiladitya
  • Shilpa
  • Shilpi
  • Shilu - Sheela
  • Shirishgauri
  • Shiva
  • Shivam
  • Shivani
  • Shivankush
  • Shivranjani
  • Shobha
  • Shraddha
  • Shree
  • Shreedhan
  • Shreerang
  • Shreya
  • Shreyas
  • Shridhar
  • Shrinath
  • Shrinivas
  • Shruti
  • Shubhada
  • Shubhashree
  • Shuili
  • Shunmugha Priya**
  • Shweta (also shwetha)
  • Shyam
  • Shyamala
  • Siddharth
  • Siddhartha - Vishnumurthy
  • Sita
  • Sitaram
  • Smitha
  • Sneha
  • Snigdha
  • Soheb
  • Soma
  • Sooraj - sun
  • Soumen
  • Soumitra
  • Soumya
  • Sowjanya - Tender, Goodness, Courtesy
  • Sravan
  • Sridhar
  • Srihith - one with good heart
  • Srikanth
  • Srinath
  • Srinivas
  • Sripathi
  • Sriram
  • Subrahmanyam
  • Subramani
  • Subramanya
  • Sucharitha
  • Sudha
  • Sudhakar - The moon
  • Sudhir
  • Suhani
  • Sujit
  • Suman
  • Sumathi
  • Sumeet
  • Sunaina
  • Sunayana
  • Sunil
  • Sunipa
  • Suraj
  • Surendhar
  • Suresh
  • Surya - sun
  • Sushir
  • sushruth

T[edit]

  • Tajinder
  • Tanvi
  • Tapas
  • Tara
  • Tarun
  • Thamizhselvan
  • Thamizhselvi
  • Theerth - thirst
  • Tina
  • Trilokesh
  • Trivikram
  • Trupti
  • Trushar
  • Tushar

U[edit]

  • Ujwala
  • Ulaganathan
  • Uma - Parvathi Devi
  • Umesh
  • Urmila
  • Urvasi
  • Urvi
  • Usha
  • Utkarsha
  • Utpala
  • Uday
  • Udaya
  • Udayan

V[edit]

  • Vagish
  • Vaibhav
  • Vaidehi
  • Vaijayanti
  • Vaishali
  • Vaishnavi
  • Vaman
  • Vandana
  • Vani - Saraswathi Devi
  • Vanya
  • Varad
  • Vardhman
  • Varna
  • Varsha - Barish
  • Varun
  • Vasudha
  • Vibhu
  • Vidhi
  • Vidhya
  • Vidya
  • Vijay
  • Vijaya
  • Vijesh
  • Vikalpa
  • Vikas
  • Vikram
  • Vinatha
  • Vinay
  • Vinod
  • Vinu
  • Viraj
  • Vishal
  • Vishnu
  • Vishruth
  • Viswanath
  • Vivek
  • Viveka

W[edit]

  • Wasim
  • Waqar
  • Waajid

X[edit]

  • Xavierdas(indian version of xavier)
  • Kunalan
  • Yeaso
  • Sures
  • Thana
  • Saravanan kumar
  • Saravanan
  • Nava
  • Kalai
  • SP kunalan
  • Ravi
  • Siva

Y[edit]

  • Yadwinder
  • Yamini - night
  • Yamuna
  • Yash
  • Yashoda
  • Yashovardhan
  • Yashpal
  • Yajur
  • Yeshawant
  • Yeshoda