What Are All the Names of Ganesha?

Sanskrit Names of the Hindu God With Meanings

Temple idol of a Hindu god Ganesha
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Lord Ganesha is known by many names. There are 108 different names of Ganesha in the Hindu scriptures. Many of these are suitable for baby names -- for both boys and girls. The following are these various Sanskrit names of Ganesha with their meaning.

  1. Akhuratha: One whose chariot is pulled by a mouse
  2. Alampata: One who is forever eternal
  3. Amit: One who is incomparable
  4. Anantachidrupamayam: One who is the personification of the infinite consciousness
  5. Avaneesh: Master of the universe
  6. Avighna: The remover of obstacles
  7. Balaganapati: Beloved child
  8. Bhalchandra: One who is moon crested
  9. Bheema: One who is gigantic
  10. Bhupati: The lord of lords
  11. Bhuvanpati: The lord of the heaven
  12. Buddhinath: The God of wisdom
  13. Buddhipriya: One who bestows of knowledge and intellect
  14. Buddhividhata: The God of knowledge
  15. Chaturbhuj: The four-armed lord
  16. Devadeva: The lord of lords
  17. Devantakanashakarin: Destroyer of evils and demons
  18. Devavrata: One who accepts all penances
  19. Devendrashika: The protector of all gods
  20. Dharmik: One who is righteous and charitable
  21. Dhoomravarna: One whose skin is smoke-hued
  22. Durja: The invincible
  23. Dvaimatura: One who has two mothers
  24. Ekaakshara: One who is a single syllable
  25. Ekadanta: Single-tusked
  26. Ekadrishta: Single-focused
  27. Eshanputra: The son of Shiva
  28. Gadadhara: One whose weapon is the mace
  1. Gajakarna: One who has elephantine-ears
  2. Gajanana: One who has an elephantine face
  3. Gajananeti: One who has the looks of an elephant
  4. Gajavakra: The trunk of an elephant
  5. Gajavaktra: One who has an elephantine mouth
  6. Ganadhakshya: The lord of lords
  7. Ganadhyakshina: Leader of all celestial bodies
  8. Ganapati: The lord of lords
  9. Gaurisuta: The son of Gauri
  10. Gunina: The lord of virtues
  11. Haridra: One who is golden-hued
  12. Heramba: Mother's beloved son
  13. Kapila: One who is yellowish-brown
  14. Kaveesha: The lord of poets
  15. Kirti: The lord of music
  16. Kripalu: Merciful lord
  17. Krishapingaksha: One who has yellowish-brown eyes
  18. Kshamakaram: The abode of forgiveness
  19. Kshipra: One who is easy to appease
  20. Lambakarna: One who has large ears
  21. Lambodara: One who has a big belly
  22. Mahabala: One who is enormously strong
  23. Mahaganapati: The Supreme Lord
  24. Maheshwaram: Lord of the universe
  25. Mangalamurti: The all auspicious Lord
  26. Manomay: The winner of hearts
  27. Mrityuanjaya: The conqueror of death
  28. Mundakarama: The abode of happiness
  29. Muktidaya: Bestower of eternal bliss
  30. Musikvahana: One who rides a mouse
  1. Nadapratithishta: One who appreciates music
  2. Namasthetu: Destroyer of evils and sins
  3. Nandana: Lord Shiva's son
  4. Nideeshwaram: Bestower of wealth
  5. Omkara: One who has the form of 'Om'
  6. Pitambara: One who has yellowish skin
  7. Pramoda: Lord of all abodes
  8. Prathameshwara: First among all Gods
  9. Purush: The omnipotent personality
  10. Rakta: One who is blood-hued
  11. Rudrapriya: One who is the beloved of Shiva
  12. Sarvadevatman: One who accepts all celestial offerings
  13. Sarvasiddhanta: Bestower of skills and knowledge
  14. Sarvatman: Protector of the universe
  15. Shambhavi: Son of Parvati
  16. Shashivarnam: One who has a moon-like complexion
  17. Shoorpakarna: One who is large-eared
  18. Shuban: The all auspicious Lord
  19. Shubhagunakanan One who is The Master of All Virtues
  20. Shweta: One who is as pure as the white
  21. Siddhidhata: Bestower of accomplishments and successes
  22. Siddhipriya: Giver of wishes and boons
  23. Siddhivinayaka: Bestower of success
  24. Skandapurvaja: Elder of Skanda or Kartikya
  25. Sumukha: One who has an auspicious face
  26. Sureshwaram: The lord of lords
  27. Swaroop: Lover of beauty
  1. Tarun: One who is ageless
  2. Uddanda: The nemesis of evils and vices
  3. Umaputra: The son of Goddess Uma
  4. Vakratunda: One with a curved trunk
  5. Varaganapati: Bestower of boons
  6. Varaprada: One who grants wishes
  7. Varadavinayaka: Bestower of success
  8. Veeraganapati: The vigorous lord
  9. Vidyavaridhi: The God of wisdom
  10. Vighnahara: Remover of obstacles
  11. Vignaharta: Destroyer of all obstacles
  12. Vighnaraja: Lord of all obstacles
  13. Vighnarajendra: Lord of all obstacles
  14. Vighnavinashanaya: Destroyer of all obstacles
  15. Vigneshwara: Lord of all obstacles
  16. Vikat: One who is huge
  17. Vinayaka: The Supreme Lord
  18. Vishwamukha: Master of the universe
  19. Vishwaraja: King of the world
  20. Yagnakaya: One who accepts sacrificial offerings
  21. Yashaskaram: The bestower of fame and fortune
  22. Yashvasin: The beloved and ever popular lord
  23. Yogadhipa: The lord of meditation