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INDIAN NAMES

INDIAN BABYNAMES

Name plays an important role in everyones life, specially among Indians. When a child is born the pandits here prepare a horoscope of the child through its date, day and exact time of birth of the child. A suitable name is selected, as a special name giving ceremony is held known as namkaran in which all relatives and friends are called to meet and bless the child. Some people attach special importance to the names and select names having either religious or astrological significance. Some people associate a persons name with their religion. But now a days educative class select children name according to its mea ning, not through their association with religion.Indian names are most often derived from Sanskrit, the ancient Indo-European language of India. Some Arabic and Persian names are also in use, though mainly among Indian Muslims. Hindu names tend to be from the Sanskrit language, the sacred texts of Hinduism being an important source. Most children are given three names, one of those usually taken from a name of a Hindu god or goddess. Examples of this are Krishna, Ajit, Shiva and Indra for males, and Lakshmi and Sita for females. Sanskrit vocabulary words are also used as names, such as Gita– "song" and Anand –"happiness".



Indian Boy Names
Names
Meaning
Abhay
fearless
Abhija
noble, wise
Abhiji
one who is victorious (Abhijeet)
Ajatashatru
without enemies
Ajitabh
one who has conquered the sky
Amar
forever, immortal
Amish
hones
Amitabh
one with boundless splendour
Amitesh
infinite god
Anantram
eternal god
Ankur
sprou
Apoorva
quite new
Arvind
lotus
Atulya
unweighable, incomparable
Badrinath
Lord of Mt.Badri
Bhagirath
one who brought Ganga on earth
Bharadwaj
a lucky bird
Bhadraksh
one with beautiful eyes
Bhudev
lord of the earth
Chaitanya
life, knowledge
Chapal
Quick
Chittaranjan
one who pleases the mind
Devdas
servant of god
Dhirendra
lord of the brave
Gajanan
one with elephant face
Gangadutt
Gift of Ganga
Gurdeep
lamp of the guru

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