Favorite Hindi Baby Names for Girls

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Only the most perfect name will do for your little one. Here are some favorite Indian names for girls, as well as their meanings.

Indian Baby Girl Names Starting With "A"

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  • Aab: Shine / Lustre
  • Aadarshini: Idealistic
  • Aamani: Spring season
  • Aanchal / Anchal: Shelter
  • Aarti: Form of worship
  • Aashiyana: Beautiful home
  • Abha: Lustre / Beauty
  • Abhari: Grateful
  • Abhilasha: Wish / Desire
  • Achla / Achala: Firm / The Eath
  • Adishree: The eternal luster
  • Aditi: Mother of the Gods / The Earth
  • Agrata: Front Runner
  • Ahalya / Ahilya: Wife of Sage Gautam
  • Aishani: Goddess Durga
  • Aishwarya: Wealth / Prosperity
  • Akanksha: Wish
  • Akhila: Complete
  • Akshara: Letter
  • Akshaya: Imperishable
  • Akshita: The whole / unbroken
  • Alaknanda: A river
  • Alisha: Protected
  • Aloki: Brightness
  • Alpana: Beautiful / Decorative Pattern
  • Amala: Pure / Goddess Lakshmi
  • Ambika: Goddess Parvati
  • Ambuja: Goddess Lakshmi
  • Ameya: Immeasurable
  • Amishi: Pure
  • Amita: Unlimited / Limitless
  • Amithi: Unique
  • Amiya: Delightful / Nectar
  • Amodini: Joyful
  • Amolika: Priceless
  • Amrita: Full of nectar
  • Amulya: Priceless
  • Anal: Fire
  • Anamitra: The sun
  • Ananda: Spiritual bliss
  • Anandani: Joyful
  • Anandini: A flute of Lord Krishna
  • Ananti: Gift
  • Ananya: Nanosecond
  • Angarika: Flower
  • Angha: Beauty
  • Anindita: Beautiful woman
  • Anisha: Unobstructed / continuous
  • Anita: Full of grace
  • Aniyora: Place in Braja, near Govardhan
  • Anjali: Tribute
  • Anjana: A mountain / Mother of Hanuman
  • Anjika: Blessed
  • Anju: One who lives in heart
  • Anjuli: Blessings / Inconquerable
  • Anjushree: Dear to one's heart
  • Ankita: Marked / Decorated
  • Anmol: Priceless
  • Annapurna: Goddess of crops
  • Anokhi: Different
  • Anshula: Sunny
  • Anu: Atom / Particle
  • Anuja: Younger sister
  • Anupama: Beautiful
  • Anuradha: A star
  • Anshula: Sun ray
  • Anusuya: Wife of Sage Atri
  • Anuthi / Anuththi: Unique
  • Apala: Most beautiful
  • Aparajita: Undefeated
  • Aparna: Goddess Durga
  • Apurva: Unique
  • Aradhana: Prayer
  • Arati: Form of worship
  • Archana: Worship
  • Archita: Worshipped
  • Arjuni: A white cow
  • Arpana: Offering
  • Arpita: Dedicated / dedication
  • Arshia: Divine / heavenly
  • Aruna: The Dawn
  • Arundhati: Star
  • Arunima: Glow of dawn
  • Aseem: Limitless
  • Asha: Expectation / Hope
  • Ashna: Friend
  • Ashwina: Child of the star
  • Asita: River Yamuna
  • Aslesha: A star
  • Asmita: Pride
  • Atosi: A flower
  • Atreyi: A river
  • Atulya: Matchless
  • Avani: Earth
  • Avatari: God's incarnation
  • Avantika: City of Ujjain
  • Avinashi: Indestructable
  • Awali: Row / lineage
  • Ayanna: Innocent
  • Ayati: Royal
  • Ayushi: Long life

Names for Girls Beginning With "B"

  • Bakul: A sweet-smelling flower
  • Bala: Damsel
  • Banhi: Fire
  • Banni: Maiden
  • Barkha / Barsha: Rain
  • Basanti: Spring
  • Bhadra: Good
  • Bhadramurti: An embodiment of benevolence
  • Bhadrapriya: She who is fond of or gives all auspicious things
  • Bhagwanti / Bhagyashri / Bhagyawati: Lucky
  • Bhaktigamya: She who is attained only through devotion
  • Bhaktipriya: She who is fond of (and pleased by) devotion
  • Bhaktivashya: She who is to be won over by devotion
  • Bhanu: Sun / Fame
  • Bhanumati: Famous
  • Bhanuni: Charming woman
  • Bhanupriya: The sun's beloved
  • Bharati: Goddess Saraswati
  • Bhargavi: All-glorious / Beautiful / Radiant / Name of Parvati
  • Bhaumi: Goddess Sita
  • Bhava: Ecstacy
  • Bhavi / Bhavini: Emotional
  • Bhavna: Good feelings / emotions
  • Bhumika / Bhumi: Earth
  • Bhuvi: Heaven
  • Bijal / Bijli: Lightening
  • Bimala: Pure
  • Bindu: Point
  • Binita: Modest
  • Bishakha: Star

Indian Baby Girl Names Beginning With "K"

  • Kadambari: Goddess Saraswati
  • Kakoli: Bird song
  • Kala: Art
  • Kalavati: One of the 108 'Gopis' / One who is artistic
  • Kalindi: Yamuna river
  • Kalini: Flower
  • Kalpana: Imagination
  • Kalyani: Fortunate
  • Kamal / Kamalini / Kamala: Lotus
  • Kamalamanjari: One of Lord Krishna's maidservants
  • Kamalasundari: Beautiful like a Lotus flower
  • Kamalavati: Lotus-like
  • Kamini: Beautiful attractive woman
  • Kamya: Capable
  • Kanjri: Bird
  • Kanti: Light
  • Karishma: Miracle
  • Karuna: Merciful
  • Karunamayi: Mother of Compassion
  • Karunasindhu: Ocean of mercy
  • Karunika: Compassion / Caring
  • Kashvi: Shining
  • Kashyapi: Earth
  • Kasturika: Scented
  • Kaushalya: Lord Rama's mother
  • Kaveri: A river
  • Kavya: Poem
  • Keertana: Devotional song
  • Keya: Flower
  • Keyuri: Armlet
  • Khushboo: Fragrance
  • Khyati: Fame
  • Kimaya: Divine
  • Kinaari: Shore
  • Kinjal: River bank
  • Kinnari: Musical instrument
  • Kirti: Fame
  • Kishori: Young damsel
  • Komali: Tender
  • Kripa: Compassion
  • Kshama: Forgiveness / Mercy
  • Kshamya: Earth
  • Kshirin: Flower
  • Kumari: Goddess Durga
  • Kundanika: Flower
  • Kunti: Pandavas' mother
  • Kusum: Flower
  • Kusumita: Flowers in bloom

Baby Girl Names Beginning With "M"

  • Madhavi / Madhu: Honey
  • Madhumati: Whose personality is as sweet as honey
  • Madhurya: One is sweet
  • Madhuvanthi: One who is sweet like honey
  • Madnashini: She who destroys pride
  • Mahasri: Goddess Lakshmi
  • Mahika: Earth
  • Mahima: Glorious
  • Mahiya: Joy
  • Maina: A bird
  • Malati: Flower
  • Malika: Flower
  • Malini: Fragrant
  • Malka: Queen
  • Manali: Bird
  • Mandakini: A river
  • Mandira: Temple / Melody
  • Manini: Self-respected
  • Manisha: Desire / Wish
  • Manjari: Bud of a mango tree
  • Manju: Pleasant
  • Manjula: Lovely / Soft / Charming
  • Manjusha: Lady with a sweet voice
  • Marsha: Respectable
  • Mausami: Seasonal
  • Maya: Illusion
  • Mayuri: Peahen
  • Medha: Goddess Saraswati / Wisdom / Intellect
  • Medini: Earth
  • Meenal: Precious gem
  • Menaha: Celestial damsel
  • Mili: A meeting / To find
  • Mishti: Sweet person
  • Mitali: Friendly
  • Mohnashini: She who destroys delusion in her devotees
  • Mohini: One who is enticing
  • Monisha: Intellectual
  • Moubani: A flower
  • Mridula: An ideal woman
  • Mrinmayee: Deer's eye
  • Mukti: Liberation
  • Mythri: Friendship

Indian Baby Girl Names Beginning With "N"

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  • Nadiya: River
  • Nagina: Jewel
  • Naija: Daughter of wisdom
  • Naisha: Special
  • Naishadha: Poetry
  • Nalini: Lotus / Sweet nectar
  • Namita: Humble
  • Nandini: Goddess Durga
  • Nandita: Cheerful
  • Navya: Young
  • Neepa: A flower
  • Neeraja: Lotus
  • Neha: Loving
  • Neharika: Dew drops
  • Nidhi: Wealth
  • Nilakshi: Blue-eyed
  • Nilambari: Clothed in blue
  • Nilima: Blue
  • Nina: Beautiful eyes
  • Ninarika: Misty
  • Niradhara: She who is without dependence
  • Nirahankara: She who is without egoism
  • Nirakula: She who is without agitation
  • Nirali: Different
  • Niranjana: She who stays unattached / Bound to nothing
  • Nirantara: She who is all-pervading
  • Nirguna: Beyond all 3 gunas of nature - Sattva, Rajas, Tamas
  • Nirmada: Who is without pride
  • Nirmala: Clean / Free from all impurities
  • Nirupadhih: She who has no limitations
  • Nirupama: Matchless
  • Nirvikara: She who is unchanging
  • Nisha: Night
  • Nishita: Alert
  • Nishka: Honest
  • Nishkalanka: Who is faultless
  • Nishkama: One who is without desire
  • Nistaranga: Lakshmi / One who moves like ocean waves
  • Nishthha: Diligence
  • Nitya: Eternal
  • Nityabuddha: Who is ever wise
  • Nityasuddha: Who is eternally pure
  • Nivriti: Bliss
  • Niyati: Destiny
  • Nupoor: Anklete

 

Indian Baby Girl Names Beginning With "P"

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  • Padma / Padnuni: Lotus
  • Padmaja: Born of lotus
  • Pallavi: Bud
  • Panchali: Princess
  • Pari: Fairy
  • Pariyat: Flower
  • Paramita: Wisdom
  • Parvati: Goddess
  • Poonam / Poornima: Full moon
  • Prabha: Light
  • Pracheeta / Prasheetha: Origin / Starting point
  • Prachi: East
  • Pradnya: Wisdom
  • Prakriti: Nature / Beautiful
  • Pramiti: Wisdom
  • Pranali: Organisation
  • Pranjal: Honest
  • Prasheila: Ancient time
  • Pratima: Idol
  • Pratiti: Faith
  • Praveena: Skilled
  • Prianka: Favourite
  • Prisha: Beloved / Loving / God's gift
  • Prithika: Flower
  • Priti / Preeti: Love

 

Indian Baby Girl Names Beginning With "S"

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  • Sahira: Mountain
  • Sajani: Beloved / Loving / Well loved
  • Saloni: Beautiful
  • Samali: Bouquet
  • Samiya: Incomparable
  • Sanchali: Movement
  • Sanika: Flute
  • Sanjita: Triumphant
  • Sanjula: Beautiful
  • Sansita: Praise
  • Sara: Precious
  • Sarayu: Wind
  • Sarojini: In the lotus
  • Sasmita: Always laughing
  • Satvari: Night
  • Satvi: Existence
  • Satya: Truth
  • Saura: Celestial
  • Savita: Sun
  • Savitri: Mother
  • Shaila: Living in mountain
  • Shaili: Tradition
  • Shaivi: Prosperity
  • Shalalu: Perfume
  • Shalika: Flute
  • Shalini: Modest
  • Shanti: Peace
  • Shari: Arrow
  • Sharini: Earth
  • Sharmila: Shy
  • Sharvari: Twilight
  • Shasha: Moon
  • Sheela: Character / stone
  • Sheetal: Cool
  • Shefali: Fragrant
  • Shila: Rock
  • Shirina: Night
  • Shiuli: Flower
  • Shresth / Shresthi: Best of all
  • Shreya: Beautiful
  • Shrika: Fortune
  • Shrila: Beautiful
  • Shrimayi: Fortunate
  • Shriya: Prosperity
  • Shushma: Fragrant
  • Siddhangana: Divine / Pure
  • Siddhani: Blessed
  • Simbala: Pond
  • Sinjini: Sound of anklet
  • Somila: Tranquil
  • Sonal / Sonali: Golden
  • Suchhaya: Shining
  • Suchita: Auspicious
  • Sudarshini: Beautiful lady
  • Suhaila: Moonshine
  • Sumavali: Garland
  • Sumedha: Intelligent
  • Sumita / Sumitra: Friendly
  • Sunaina / Sunayna: Beautiful eyes
  • Sunanda: One who has sweet character
  • Sunita: Well-behaved
  • Supriya: Well-loved
  • Surabhi: Beauty
  • Suravi: Sun
  • Sushila: Woman of good character
  • Sutara: Holy star
  • Suvali: Full of grace
  • Svara: Goddess of sound
  • Svitra: White
  • Swati: Star

Indian Baby Girl Names Starting With "T"

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  • Taj: Crown / Jewel
  • Talika: A bird
  • Tamanna: Wish
  • Tanirika: A flower
  • Tanisha: Ambition
  • Tanmaya: Reincarnated
  • Tanushri / Tanvi: Beautiful
  • Tanya: Of the family
  • Tara / Tarika: Star
  • Tarani: Boat
  • Taruna / Taruni: Young girl
  • Tavishi: Courage
  • Tisya: Auspicious
  • Tiya: A bird / Parrot
  • Trayi: Intellect
  • Trisha: Wish / Desire
  • Trishala: Trident
  • Tuhina: Dew drop
  • Turanya: Swift
  • Tvisha: Bright