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Sanskrit names for girl, ancient Indian names

Aadrika = Mountain, Celestial
Aanandinii = Full of Joy, Blissful
Aaratrika = lamp beneath 'Tulsi' plant
Aarya, Arya = Goddess Parvati, Durga
Aashritha = Somebody who gives shelter
Aatmaja, Atmaja = Daughter
Abhaya = Fearless
Adwitiya = Matchless
Agrata = Leadership
Ahilya, Ahalya = Without any deformation, Wife of Gautam Rishi, A woman who was saved by Lord Rama
Aishani = Goddess Durga
Akshainie = Goddess Parvati
Akshata = Rice, offered as a sacred substance during puja (worship)
Akshita = Wonder Girl
Akula = Goddess Parvati
Ambar = The sky
Amodini = Joyful, Pleasurable
Amrita = Nectar, Spiritual holy water, Immortality
Amritambu = Moon
Anala = Fiery, Sizzling
Anamika = Ring-finger
Ananda = Joyful
Anandamayi = Full of joy
Ananta = Without End
Anila = Wind
Anjali = Tribute
Anjushri, Anjushree = Dear to one's heart, Beloved
Annapurna = Devi Bhagavati, Goddess of Food, Goddess Parvati, Generous with food
Anshula = Sunny
Anuja = Younger Sister
Anusuya, Anasuya, Anasooya = Friend of Shakuntala, Wife of the sage 'Atri'
Anwesha = Quest, Search
Apsara = Celestial maiden
Aruna = Dawn, Sunrise
Asha, Aasa, Aasha = Hope, Aspiration
Aslesha = A constellation of stars, Embrace
Atreyi, Atreyee = Name of a river, container of glory
Avani, Abani = Earth
Avantika = Queen, Princess of Ujjain
Ayushmati = One who has a long life, Eternal one


Baidehi, Vaidehi = Sita, Wife of Lord Rama
Bala, Baala = A young girl
Balamani = Young jewel, Small jewel
Basanti, Vasanti = Spring
Bela = Time, Creeper, Jasmine Flower
Bhadra = Gentle, Blessed, Prosperous, Fortunate
Bhagirathi = The river Ganga
Bhagwanti = Lucky
Bhagwati = Lucky, Goddess Durga
Bhamini = Woman, Beautiful, Glorious
Bhanumati, Bhaanumati = Full of Lustre, Famous
Bhargavi = Goddess Parvati, Beautiful, Charming
Bhavani = Goddess Parvati, Goddess Durga
Bhilangana = A river
Bilwa, Bilva = Auspicious Fruit - Bael, A sacred leaf
Buddhana = Aware, Enlightened One


Chakrika = Goddess Lakshmi
Chanda = Moon, Great Goddess
Chandi = Great Goddess, Angry name of goddess sakti, Silver
Chandni, Chandini, Chandani = Moon light, A river
Chandra, Chandira = Moon
Chandrabhaga = River Chenab
Chandrakala = Beams of the moon
Chandrakin = Peacock
Chandramani = Moonstone, Jewel
Chandrani = Wife of the moon
Chandraprabha = Moon light
Chandraswaroopa = Like Moon
Chandravati =
Chapala = Quick, Restless, Lighting
Charumati = Intelligent, Wise, A beautiful lady
Charvi = Lovely, A beautiful woman
Chatura = Smart, Wise
Chitrali = A row of pictures, Beautiful Lady
Chitramala = Series of pictures
Chitrangada = Name of Arjun's wife

Daksha = The skilled one, The earth, Sati - wife of Lord Shiva
Dakshayani = Goddess Durga, The daughter of Daksha
Damayanti = Nala's wife, Beautiful
Darshwana = Pure of heart
Deepali, Dipali = Row of lamps, Collection of lamps
Deeptimoyee, Deeptimayee = Lustrous
Devangana = Celestial maiden
Devani = Shining Celestial Goddess
Devasree = Divine Beauty
Devi, Daevi = Goddess, The Diety
Devika, Daevika = Minor deity, Goddess
Dhaanyalakshmi, Dhanalakshmi = Goddess of wealth
Dhana = Wealthy
Dhanadeepa = Lord of Wealth
Dhara = Constant flow, the earth
Dharani = Bearing, The earth
Dharitri = The earth
Dhatri = Earth, Goddess Parvati, A solar deity, Representative of the sun
Diksha, Deeksha = Initiation, Consecration
Divya = Divine, Divine Lustre, Heavenly, Brilliant
Draupadi = Daughter of Drupad, Wife of the Pandavas
Dulari = Dear one, Beloved
Durga = Goddess Durga, Parvati, Devi
Durgeshwari = Goddess Durga

Ekaparnika = Goddess Durga
Elakshi = A woman with bright eyes
Enakshi = Deer-Eyed, One who has eyes like deer
Esha = Goddess Parvati, Purity, Desire
Eshana = Wish, Desire, Search
Eshita = One who desires

Gautami = River Godavari, Wife a sage Gautam
Gayatri = Veda Mata - The mother of all Vedas, Sanskrit mantra
Geeta = The holy book of the Hindus
Geetanjali, Gitanjali = Collection of poems/songs, presenting songs as an offering
Gemine, Gemini = Twins
Girja, Girija = Goddess Parvati, Consort of Lord Shiva
Gita = The hindu holy book

Hamsini = Who rides a swan, Goddess Saraswati
Harinakshi = One with eyes like deer
Harita = Green
Heema = Gold
Himadri = Peak of snow, The Himalaya mountain
Himani = Glacier, Goddess Parvati
Hiranya = Gold


Indira = The Goddess Lakshmi, Wife of the god Vishnu

Jaimini = Victory
Jaya = Victory, Victorious, Goddess Durga
Jyoti = Flame, Light, Lamp, The light of the Sun
Jyotsana = Radiant Like Flames, Goddess Durga


Kali = The great Goddess, A form of Durga, Maa Kali
Kalinda = The sea
Kalpana = Imagine, A fantasy
Kalyani = Auspicious, Fortunate
Kama = The golden one, Love
Kamala, Kamla = Goddess Lakshmi
Kanchan = Gold
Kanishka = A king of the Kushan Empire in South Asia who supported Buddhism, Small
Kanti = Light, Lovely, Lustre
Kashyapi = Earth
Kumari = A girl or daughter, Goddess Durga
Kumuda = Lotus Flower


Lakshmi, Laxmi = Goddess of Wealth, fortunate, Wife of Lord Vishnu
Lalita = Beautifull Lady, Elegant, a form of Durga
Lavanya = Grace, Beauty
Leela = Devine Play, Amusement
Lila, Leela = Playful, Divine Drama


Madhuri = Sweetness
Malti, Malati = A jasmine flower
Mandakini, Mandaakini = An Indian river
Mangala, Mangalya = Auspicious
Mani = Gem, A jewel
Manisha = Intellect, Desire, Wish
Manjusha = A box of jewels, Treasure chest, Lady with a Sweet Voice
Meena, Mina = Precious blue stone, With Beautiful Eyes resembling a Fish
Meenakshi, Minakshi = Goddess Parvathi, One with fish shaped eyes
Menka, Menaka = An apsara, Shakuntala's mother
Mohana = Attractive
Mohini = Most Beautiful


Nalini = Lotus, Mother of the Vedas, Goddess Gayatri
Nikita = Victorious, Unconquered, Earth, Ganges


Ojaswini = Lustrous
Omana = A woman
Oormila, Urmila = Daughter of King Janaka of Mithila, The youger sister of Sita, Name of Lakshman's wife
Opalina, Opaline = Jewel


Padma = A lotus
Parvati = Goddess, Wife of Lord Shiva, Durga
Poornima, Purnima = Full Moon, The night of the full moon
Pramila = One of Arjuna's wives
Prasanna = Ever Fresh
Preity = Affection, Love
Prema = Love, Affection
Priya = Dear One, Beloved
Priyala = Honorable Beloved
Pushti = Possessor of All Wealth, Goddess Lakshmi


Radha = The beloved of Lord Krishna, Prosperity, Success
Rageswari, Rageshwari = Goddess of melody, Master of Melodic modes
Rajinder = Variant of 'Rajendra', King Indra
Ramaa = Goddess Lakshmi
Rati = Consort of cupid, Love, Joy
Rita = Brave, Honest
Rohana = Sandalwood
Rukhmani, Rukmini = Wife of Lord Krishna
Rupinder = Beautiful


Sanya = Born on Saturday
Sarada, Sharda = Goddess Saraswati
Sarala, Sarla = Honest, Straight Forward
Saraswati = Goddess of wisdom
Sarisha = Charming
Saroja = Born in a lake
Shakti = The powerful one
Shakuntala = Wife of Dushyant
Shanti = Peace, The tranquil one
Sharmila = The protected one, Shy
Shashi = Moon
Shashikala = Moon Light, Brightness of Moon
Sheela = Cool, Good Character
Shivakari = Source of Auspicious Things, Goddess Lakshmi
Shobhana = Splendid, Shining, Glowing, The beautiful one
Shresth, Shresthi = Perfect, Best of all
Shreya = Beautiful, Auspicious, Better, To give credit to someone
Shreyashi = Good
Shridevi = Goddess Lakshmi
Shrishti = Universe
Shubha = Auspicious, Goddess Lakshmi
Shubhaprada = Granter of Auspicious Things, Goddess Lakshmi
Siddhi = Ever Ready to Protect, Goddess
Sitara = Morning star
Sloka = hymn
Smita = Smile, Ever smiling lady
Smriti = Memory: Recollection
Soma = Moon-rays
Subhashini = Soft Spoken, Nice girl, Well-spoken
Subhasini = Well-spoken
Sucheta = With a beautiful mind
Sudeva = Divine Goddness
Sujata = Of noble birth
Sukanya = Beautiful Girl, Comely
Suma = Flower
Suman = Cheerful and wise
Sumitra = Name of the mother of Lakshmana, Good Friend
Sunita = One with good morals
Suryakantam = Brightness of the sun, Loved by the sun
Sushma = Beautiful woman
Swara = Tune, Self Shining
Swarnalata = Lustrous
Sweta, Shweta = Fair complexioned


Tanirika = A flower
Tanushree, Tanushri = Beautiful
Tanushri = Beautiful
Tanya = Of the family, Body
Tara = Star, Wife of Lord Brihaspati
Trisha = Wish, Desire, Thirst


Uma = Goddess Parvati
Usha = Morning, Dawn, Sun rise
Vaijayanti, Vaijayanthi, Baijayanti, = Prize, Garland of Lord Vishnu
Vaishvi, Vaishnavi, Vaishno = Goddess Parvati, Worshipper of Lord Vishnu
Varalakshmi = The consort of Lord Vishnu, Mahalakshmi
Vasudha = Earth, Goddess
Vasundhara = Daughter of the Earth
Veda = Understanding, Wisdom and knowledge
Vedanshi = The part of the sacred knowledge
Vidya = Learning, Wisdom, Goddess Saraswati
Vimala = Pure, Clean
Vrinda, Vrunda = Basil, Goddess Radha, Tulsi

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