Are you looking for inspiration when it comes to naming your baby? The Vedas and Purans have a rich collection of Hindu baby namesthat you can adopt for your newborn prince. Not only will it give meaning to his life but will also exert considerable influence to his character. Check out our list of some intriguing unique Hindu vedic baby boy names from across the alphabet.

Hindu boy names starting with A
  1. 1. Aarav  
    Aarav comes from a Sanskrit word meaning 'peaceful and calm'. In Hindi, the name means 'high regard'.

  2. 2. Abhik  
    The name comes from Sanskrit meaning 'fearless'.
    Reference of the name is made in Riga Veda.
  3. 3. Aditya  
    Sun god
    In hindi film – Bhool Bhulaiya
  4. 4. Adyah  
    The name means 'the first' in Sanskrit.
    Adyah is a synonym of Lord Shiva.
  5. 5. Akshar  
    The name means 'eternal, god of gods'.
    The word Akshar is of Sanskrit origin and as per Hindu Mythologies is another name of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. The name refers to a letter or character. Akshar also represents Om.
  6. 6. Ambareesh  
    The name is the ancient word of Sanskrit origin, meaning 'sky, atmosphere or sun'.
    This name means 'sun, sky and atmosphere' in Ramayan.  Ambareesh is also another name of Lord Shiva, Vishnu, and Ganesha.
  7. 7. Anagh  
    The name comes from Sanskrit meaning 'the sinless or faultless'. 'An' in Anagh means 'without' while 'agh' means 'impurity'.
    The name is 146th name of Lord Vishnu and is widely referred in Vishnu Sahasranama . The name is also the name of Lord . In the Mahabharata, Anagh the name given to the son of Garuda.
  8. 8. Anshumat  
    The name means 'brilliant, luminous' in Sanskrit.
    The name is given to the grandson of the ocean and also to a mighty chariot-fighterin the Hindu mythology.
  9. 9. Anubhav  
    This ancient Sanskrit boy name means 'lightning and one who follows glory'.
    The name is mentioned in the Rig Veda meaning 'to shine after another'.
  10. 10. Anuraj  
    The popular masculine Hindu/Sanskrit name, means "be brilliant and devoted" in Sanskrit. The name also means 'attracted, eloved, illuminating or enlightening'.
    The sacred Rig Veda has the name mentioned, meaning 'brilliant or shine in accordance with'.
  11. 11. Aparajit  
    The name comes from Sanskrit, meaning 'undefeated or unsurpassed'. The word Aparajit is a combination of 'A' meaning not and 'parajita' meaning conquered in Sanskrit literature.
    The Sanskrit name is mentioned in  Riga Veda which means 'unconquered'. In Bhagvat Puran, the name is given to one of the sons of Lord Krishna.  In the Vishnu Sahasranama, Aparajit is the 716th and 862nd names of Lord Vishnu. 
  12. 12. Aravan  
    The vedic word is of Sanskrit origin meaning 'hostile', 'someone who is not envious or liberal'.
    The name is referred in Riga Veda with meanings 'envious, hostile or not liberal'.
  13. 13. Arjun  
    Shining Star
    In Hindi films like- Karan Arjun and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  14. 14. Arun  
    The name is of Sanskrit origin meaning 'the dawn or life giving power'.
    In Bhagvat Puran,the name refers to 'the red color' while in Manu-Smiriti, Arun signifies 'the dawn'.
  15. 15. Arya  
    Great person
    In Telgu film - Arya
  16. 16. Atharv  
    Atharv is a vedic text of Sanskrit origin meaning 'knowledge'. In other words, Atharv-Veda is also the name given to the vedas of the knowledge of God or Rishi.
    Atharv is the name of Brahma's eldest son in Mundaka Upanisad.
  17. 17. Avyakta  
    The name is of Sanskrit origin meaning 'one who sees the apparent world crystal clear'.
    Avyakta is the name of Lord Ganesha.  Also the name of Lord Vishnu that refers to 'Unmanifest'.
  18. 18. Ayush  
    The Hindu baby boy name is of Sanskrit origin meaning 'long life' .
    The name is derived from the word Ayus mentioned in the Atharva veda, Rig veda and the Mahabharata meaning 'life, duration of life or long life'. In the epic Mahabharata and Vishnu Purana, Ayus is the name of the son of Pururavas and Urvashi.
Hindu boy names starting with B
  1. 1. Bhavin  
    The word Bhavin means 'beautiful and blessing'.
    In the epic Mahabharata and Kavya literature, the name mean 'imminent, predestined and inevitable'.
Hindu boy names starting with C
  1. 1. Charan  
    The word Charan is of Sanskrit origin meaning 'foot','support' and 'good conduct'.
    The name find mention in the Hindu mythology Harivansh, where the name means 'pillar or support'. In 'Arthav Veda', the fourth veda of the vedic scriptures, the name means 'acting','managing'.
Hindu boy names starting with D
  1. 1. Daksh  
    The name of Sanskrit origin means 'Competent'.
    The name is given to the son of Aditi and Lord Brahma.
  2. 2. Dharesh  
    The lovely name means 'lord of the earth'.

  3. 3. Dhruv  
    The name of Sanskrit origin means 'constant', 'faithful'.
    Dhruv is the name of a prince who was blessed by Lord Vishnu with eternal life.
  4. 4. Dhruvah  
    The name means 'one who is immovable' in Sanskrit.
    The name is also one of the fastest rising names for baby boys and is also one of the many names of Lord Shiva.
  5. 5. Dhurya  
    The short name of Sanskrit origin means 'he carries out the creation without any problem'.
    The name is also another name of Lord Vishnu
Hindu boy names starting with H
  1. 1. Hemant  
    The Sanskrit name means 'gold','cold or wintry'. Sanskrit word Hemant is the name of the cold season or winter in India.
    Hemant refers to the early winter in Rig Veda.
Hindu boy names starting with I
  1. 1. Idhyah  
    The name means 'praiseworthy' in Sanskrit.
    The name is a synomn of Lord Shiva.
  2. 2. Ijya  
    The name also has the meaning 'dispeller of evil minded enemies'.
    The name is also one of the names of Lord Vishnu.
  3. 3. Iravan  
    The name means 'ruler'. Other meanings of this Sanskrit origin name are 'king of ocean, filled with sea'.
    The name was given to the son of Arjuna and the Naga princess Ulupi in the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
  4. 4. Ishan  
    The hugely popular baby boy name is of Sanskrit origin and means 'possessing, rudras, lord, master, light, wealthy, reigning'. Ish is also a Sanskrit word that refers to the invisible power that governs the world.
    The name is given to the Lord Ganesha and Lord Vishnu. Ishan also refers to the eternal form of Lord Shiva.
Hindu boy names starting with J
  1. 1. Jatin  
    The ancient Sanskrit name means 'disciplined', 'someone with a matted lock'.
    It is one of the names of Lord Shiva. Reference of the name can be found in various Epics of Hindu mythology.
  2. 2. Jiva  
    This unique Sanskrit origin name means 'healthy, alive or living'.
    The name find reference in Riga Veda and also in the writings of the famous poet Charak. In the epic Mahabharata and Kathasaritsagar, the name means 'life, existence'.
Hindu boy names starting with K
  1. 1. Karun  
    This traditional Sanskrit word means 'compassion', 'mercy', 'tenderness' and 'gentleness'. The name also refers to 'Supreme Being'.
    In Atharva Veda and Rig Veda, the name refers to an action or holy work. The name is also mentioned in the Holy Book -Bhagvat Puran.
  2. 2. Kashyap  
    The name is of Sanskrit origin, meaning 'famous sage, wise'.
    In Mahabharata, Pandavas had a friend named 'Kashyap'. The name is also given to an ancient sage who is the descendant of Marichi who helped Ravan in kidnapping Sita.
Hindu boy names starting with M
  1. 1. Mohit  
    The Sanskrit word means 'infatuated or charmed'.
    The name is another name of Lord Krishna, whose charateristics to attract others is the root origin of the name.
Hindu boy names starting with N
  1. 1. Nahush  
    The ancient word of Sanskrit origin means 'neighbour or kindred' 'fellow man'. It is another name given to Lord Krishna and Lord Vishnu as reference to the illusive powers or maya to confound every being.
    In Riga Veda, the name is given to the son of Manu and also is one of the authors of Riga Veda. The name is of the ancient king and the son of Ambrish in Ramayan.
  2. 2. Nilkanth  
    Nilakanth is a name of Lord Shiva. Nilakanth literally means blue throat.
    Nilakanth is made up of two words, Nila means blue and Kanth means throat. Nilakanth is the name of Lord Shiva as his throat is of blue colour, because Lord Shiva swallowed the poison produced at the churning of the oceans, which according to Hindu mythology would have destroyed the world. Mention of this word is also found in Mahabharata, Kavya and Sushrut (सुश्रुत) where Nilakantha means blue-necked or a peacock. Nilakanth is also mentioned in various Epics of Hindu mythology as the name of celebrated scholars and various authors. This name is also used by lexicographers like Hemchandra and Amar Singh in their writings where Nilakantha is used for sparrow, blue-necked jay and radish.
  3. 3. Nimit  
    The name comes from Sanskrit literature meaning 'destiny'. The name also means 'fixed or determined', 'measured'.
    The name is well mentioned in the epics like Rig Veda, Arthav Veda and Taittiriya-Brahman. In the holy book Bhagvat Puran, the name means 'an event that caused another event'.
  4. 4. Nishit  
    The name of Sanskrit origin means 'born of night or night'.
    Reference of Nishit is found in the epic Mahabharata meaning 'sharp or sharpened'. In the sacred Riga Veda, the name means 'prepared or presented'.
Hindu boy names starting with P
  1. 1. Partha or Parth  
    The name means'one who never miss the target', 'king'.
    In the epic Mahabharata, Lord Krishna used to fondly call Arjun by this name.
Hindu boy names starting with R
  1. 1. Rakshit  
    The ancient Sanskrit word has meanings 'saved and protected'.
    The name is mentioned in Riga Veda.
  2. 2. Rushabh  
    The Sanskrit word Rushabh means 'most excellent'.
    In the epic Mahabharata and Ramayana, Rishabh stands for excellency of any kind.
Hindu boy names starting with S
  1. 1. Sanu  
    The Sanskrit origin name Sanu means 'surface or top of a mountain'. The name also refers to ridge and table land.
    This name is also referenced in Riga Veda in which Sanu refers to top of a mountain, mountain-ridge and table land.
  2. 2. Shantanu  
    The name means 'wholesome' in Sanskrit.
    Reference of the name is found in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata', where the name is given to the king of Hastinapura.
  3. 3. Shivaya  
    The ancient name of Sanskrit origin means 'kind behavior'.
    It is another name of Lord Shiva.
Hindu boy names starting with V
  1. 1. Vaman  
    The name means 'short, dwarf' in Sanskrit.
    In the Puranas, the name is given to the fifth avatar of Lord Vishnu when he takes birth as a dwarf Brahmin.
  2. 2. Vibhu  
    The name means “great, strong, solid and excellent” in Sanskrit.
    The name is 163rd name of Lord Vishnu.
  3. 3. Viraja  
    The name is of Sanskrit origin meaning 'ruling, sovereign'.
    In Hindu belief, the name is considered to be an offspring of Brahma.
  4. 4. Vishnu  
    The name comes from Sanskrit and means 'all-pervasive'.
    The name has great importance as the name of the supreme God Vishnu, who is believed as the protector and preserver of the universe.
  5. 5. Vishwanath  
    The name comes from Sanskrit origin meaning 'Lord of the universe'.
    The name is another name of Lord Shiva.
  6. 6. Vyas  
    The ancient name is of Sanskrit origin meaning 'wise sage'.
    Reference of the name is found in the holy book Bhagvat Puran .

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