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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