Sikh Baby Names Beginning With M

Alphabetical Meanings and Pronounciations

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Sikh Names and Spiritual Meanings

Sikh baby names beginning with M generally have spiritual meanings as do the majority names orginating in Punjab and India. Many Sikhism names are taken from the scripture of Guru Granth Sahib. Regional Punjabi names may have ancient Arabic, or Persian roots. Description of names related to the divine enlightener Guru and almighty supreme God.

In Sikhism, all girl's names end with Kaur (princess) and all boy's names end with Singh (lion).

Spiritual names starting with M may be combined with other Sikh names as a prefix or suffix to create unique baby names. Sikh names generally are interchangeable for boys or girls. However names that are distinctly  feminine are indicated by (f) for female, and when distinctly masculine are indicated with (m) for male. 

Pronunciation Tips

English spellings of Sikh spiritual names are phonetic as they are derived from the Gurmukhi script. Names listed here in alphabetical order begin with English equivalent of Gurmukhi consonant M. Different spellings may sound alike and have similar meanings. Spelling differences may or may not change the meaning.

Gurmukhi vowels:

  • English letter a is often single a may just be the simplest way to represent two disntinct vowel sounds. Double aa phonetic vowel always has a long sound as in awe which may indicate the meaning is different from the short sound of single a phonetic vowel which is similar to the u in un, or bus.

Sikh Names Beginning With M

Maaf - Forgiven, pardoned
Maafee - Forgiven, pardoned
Maal - Property, riches, wealth
Maalak - Chief, God, governor, husband, Lord, master, proprietor, sovereign
Maalaa - Rosary beads
Maan - Hope, honor, regard, respect, trust
Maanak - Gem, ruby
Maanana (m)- Enjoy, be happy
Maanani (f) - Enjoy, be happy
Maarg - Roadway (towards the divine)
Machch - Activity, energy, power, strength, vigor, virtue
Madaa - Commendation, praise
Mada - Commendation, praise
Madaah - One who aids or assists, helper, protector
Madah - One who aids or assists, helper, protector
Madan - Battlefield
Madanbir - Bravery on the battlefield, hero of the battlefield
Madanpal - Protector of the battlefield
Madanveer - Brother of the battlefield, bravery on the battlefield, hero of the battlefield
Madanvir - Bravery on the battlefield, hero of the battlefield
Madho - Almighty, God
Madhur - Pleasant sounding, melodious, sweet sounds
Madhurbaen - Sweet words
Madhurbain - Sweet words
Maf - Forgiven, pardoned
Mafi - Forgiven, pardoned
Magan - Delighted, glad, happy, joyful, pleased
Maghan - Delighted, glad, happy, joyful, pleased
Maggh- Glad, good spirits, happy, pleased
Maha - Exalted, great, illustrious
Mahajeet - Great, illustrious victory
Mahajit - Great, illustrious victor
Mahaan - Exalted, great, illustrious
Mahabbhat - Affection, friendship, love
Mahabbatan - One who is loved
Mahabbati - One who is loved
Mahabir - Illustrious hero
Mahak - Fragrance, perfume, scent
Mahan - Exalted, great, illustrious, supreme
Mahanbir - Illustrious bravery
Mahandeep - Lamp of illustrious light
Mahandev - Supreme God
Mahandip - Lamp of illustrious light
Mahanga - Dear, costly, expensive, high priced
Mahangeet - Exalted song
Mahangun - Greatest virtues
Mahanjeet - Supreme victory
Mahanjit - Illustrious victory
Mahanjot - Illustrious light
Mahanleen - Abosrbed in the Supreme (divine)
Mahanparsad - Great kindness or mercy
Mahanpiaar - Supreme beloved (divine)
Mahanpreet - Supreme love (of divine)
Mahanprem - Exalted love (of divine)
Mahanpurkh - Good and great person, holy person
Mahanpursh - Good and great person, holy person
Mahanpyar Supreme beloved (divine)
Mahanraja - Great king, illustrious ruler
Mahanrani - Great queen, illustrious ruler
Mahansukh - Supreme peaceful pleasure
Mahant - Headman among devotees
Mahanvir - Exalted bravery, illustrious hero
Mahar - Chief, headman
Maharbani - Word of the chief, headman
Mahatam - Dignity, glory, grandeur, greatness
Mahatama - Good, holy man, pious, saint, virtuous
Mahatt - Greatness
Mahboob - Beloved one, sweetheart
Mahbub - Beloved one, sweetheart
Mahdu - Sweet
Maheen - Delicate, elegant, fine
Maheep - Emperor, leader, king, monarch, ruler
Mahek - Fragrance
Mahender - Illustrious God of heaven
Maher - Headman
Maherbani - Word of the Headman
Mahes - Good, great
Mahesh - Good, great, supreme God
Mahesar - Good, great
Mahesur - Good, great
Mahindar - Illustrious God of heaven
Mahinder - Illustrious God of heaven
Mahik - Fragrance, perfume, scent
Mahil - Palace, royal lady, queen
Mahima - Glory, grandeur, greatness, praise
Mahiman -  Glory, grandeur, greatness, praise
Mahin - Delicate, elegant, fine
Mahip - Emperor, leader, king, monarch, ruler
Mahipat - King
Mahir - Respectful address
Mahira (m), Mahiri (f) - Respectful address
Mahiram - Acquaintance, consort, experience, familiar, friend, intimate, (with the divine) knowing, skillful
Mahirami - Acquaintance, knowledge
Mahita - Respectful address
Mahitaaee - Dignity, honor
Mahitai - Dignity, honor, respect
Mahitpuna  - greatness, merit, worthiness
Mahrahmat - Favor, kindness, mercy
Mahrammat - Compassion, mercy
Mahtaab - Moon, Moonlight
Mahtab - Moon, Moonlight
Mai (f) - Goddess, Mother
Mail - Friend
Maingha - Dear, costly, expensive, rare
Majaal - Worthy one
Majaa - Agreeable, enjoyment, flavor, pleasure, relish, tasty
Majaal - Ability, authority, capability, power, worthiness
Maja - Agreeable, enjoyment, flavor, pleasure, relish, tasty
Majal - Ability, authority, capability, power, worthiness
Majab - Belief, faith, religion
Majabi - Religious doctrine or ceremony
Majbi - Religious
Majboot - Brave, certain, determined, established, firm, fixed, hardy, resolute, rigorous, solid, steady, stout, strong, sure
Majbut - Brave, certain, determined, established, firm, fixed, hardy, resolute, rigorous, solid, steady, stout, strong, sure
Majbuti - Energy, firmness, solidity, strength, validity
Majhab - Religion
Majhabi - Religious doctrine or ceremony
Majra - astonishing wonderful event
Makhee - Honey
Makhi - Honey
Makho - Honey
Makrand - Honey, nectar
Mal - Property, riches, wealth (pronounced with double aa)
Mael - Affection, friendship, harmony, union (with the divine)
Mala - Rosary beads
Malaah - Boatman, ferryman (the divine)
Malah -- Boatman, ferryman (the divine)
Malaik - Angels
Malak - Chief, God, governor, husband, Lord, master, proprietor, sovereign
Malik - Chief, God, governor, husband, Lord, master, proprietor, sovereign
Malkeet - Dominion, lordship, master, possession
Malkiat - Dominion, lordship, master, possession
Malkit - Dominion, lordship, master, possession
Mall (m) - Champion, wrestler
Mallni (f) - Champion
Mallook - Beautiful, delicate, elegant, refined, tender
Malloom - Apparent, known, obvious
Mallu - Wrestler
Malluk - Beautiful, delicate, elegant, refined, tender
Mallum - Apparent, known, obvious
Mammata - Affection
Mammta - Affection
Mamtaa - Affection
Mamta - Affection
Mamool - Custom, practice, rule
Mamul - Custom, practice, rule
Man - Heart, mind, soul
Manak - Gem, ruby
Manan - to admit, believe, receive, vow
Manana (m)- Enjoy, be happy
Manani (f) - Enjoy, be happy
Manas - A human
Manaus - Appease, call upon God, conciliate, desire, invoke, long for, pacify, persuade, petition, prevail upon (the divine)
Manaut - Observe, vow
Manbir - Braveheart
Manchala - Brave or liberal heart
Manchet - Heart, mind, and soul remembers God
Mand - Art, cunning, dexterity, skill
Mandal - Circle, disk, moon, sun
Mandar - Fine house, mansion, palace, temple
Mandeep - Illuminated mind
Mander - Fine house, mansion, palace, temple
Mandev - Godlike heart mind and soul
Mandir - Fine house, mansion, palace, temple
Mandip - Illuminated mind
Mandyal - Compasionate heart, mind, soul
Maneet - Soul
Manggal - Cheerfulness, gladness, joy, mirth
Manggna - Ask, beg, crave, demand, desire, pray, solicit, want (the divine)
Manhal - Plowman (plowing consciousness with the hook of awareness)
Maninder - Soul attuned to the God of heaven
Maninderpal - Soul protected by God of heaven
Manjaap - Meditative heart mind and soul
Manjeet - Victorious soul
Manjeev - Living heart, mind, and soul
Manjit - Victorious soul
Manjiv - Living heart, mind, and soul
Manjodh - Warrior like heart, mind and soul
Manjot - Illuminated Mind
Manjoor - Accepted, approved, granted, sanctioned
Manjur - Accepted, approved, granted, sanctioned
Manjyot - Illuminated Mind
Mankirat - One who does or works with heart, mind, and soul
Mankojh, Seeking searching heart mind and soul ( for the divine)
Manleen - Heart, mind, and soul absorbed (in the divine)
Manmeet - Soul mate
Manmohan - Enticer of heart, mind and soul
Manmukat - Emancipated heart, mind, and soul
Manna - Acquiesce, comply, consent, mind, obey, submit (to divine will)
Mannat - Acknowledgement, agreement, vow
Mannata - Acknowledgement, vow
Manohar - Beautiful heart, captivating heart, lovely, pleasing ravishing,
Mahorath - Aim, design, intention, hearts desire, wish
Manpal - Protective heart, mind, soul
Manpaul - Protective heart, mind, soul
Manpiaar - Beloved heart
Manprabh - Godlike heart, mind, and soul
Manpreet - Loving heart
Manprem - Affectionate heart
Manpriya - Beloved heart
Manraj - Ruler of the heart
Manpyar - Beloved heart
Manroop - Beautifully emboidied heart, mind, soul
Manrup - Beautifully emboidied heart, mind, soul
Mansa - Heart, mind and soul's desire, design, intention, purpose objective, wish
Manshant - Peaceful heart, mind, soul
Mansna - Consecrate to charity or to fulfill a vow
Mansukh - Peaceful heart, mind and soul
Mansundar - Beautiful soul
Mantaj - Crowning glory of heart, mind and soul
Mantar - Advice, counsel, charm, deliberation, hymn of sacred book, incantation, spiritual instruction
Mantardena - Spiritual instruction, disciple
Mantej - Glorious soul
Mantra - Advice, counsel, charm, deliberation, hymn of sacred book, incantation
Manua - Heart, mind
Manvanth - Complete entire heart, mind, sou
Manveer - Heroic soul
Manvinder - Heavenly lord of the heart, mind, and soul
Manvir - Heroic soul
Manwant - Complete heart, mind, soul
Marakaba - Divine contemplation
Maraqbah - Divine contemplation
Mardami - Bravery, civility, manliness
Mardanagi - Bravery, manliness
Mardau - Bravery, civility, manliness
Marg - Roadway (towards the divine)
Marjad - Code of conduct, conventions, custom, social rule
Marjada - Code of conduct and conventions, custom, social rule
Marji - Assent, concur, choice, intention, pleasure, purpose, will
Maromar - Firece, ferocious
Masahoor - Celebrated, famous known
Masahur- Celebrated, famous known
Masahuri - Fame, notoriety
Masaik - Holy men
Masand - Spiritual leader
Mashahoor - Celebrated, famous known
Mashahur- Celebrated, famous known
Mashahuri - Fame, notoriety
Mashook - Beloved one, sweetheart
Mashuk - Beloved one, sweetheart
Maskeen - Humble, meek, obedient
Maskin - Humble, meek, obedient
Masla - Doctrine, precept, principal, tenet (religious)
Maslat - Advice, counsel, deliberation (religious)
Masohjara - Daybreak, early morning
Masojhra - Daybreak, early morning
Masroor - Delighted, merry
Masrur - Delighted, merry
Mastaani - female devotee
Mastak - Forehead
Mastuk - Forehead
Mastani (f) - Female devotee
Masoom - Innocent
Masum - Innocent
Matt - Monastery
Matt (Matd) - Advice, counsel instruction opinion understanding wisdom (religious)
Mat - Religion
Mataa - Religious advice, counsel, sentiment
Mataah - Goods, wealth
Matah - Goods, wealth
Mathas - Sweetness
Mathat - Sweetness
Mauj - Abundance, desire, ecstasy, joy, pleasure, plenty, prosperity
Mauji - Emotional, fantastic, joyous, jovial, merry
Maula - God, Lord, Master
Mavaat - Light, illuminated
Mawat - Light, illuminated
Maya - Error, illusion, wealth
Mayura ( m) - Peacock
Mazhabi- Religious doctrine or ceremony
Meet - Friend
Meer - Chief, head, respect
Meeran - Chief, God, King
Mehar - Master
Meherbani - Master's word
Mehtaab - Moonlight
Mehtab - Moonlight
Mel - Affection, friendship, harmony, union (with the divine)
Mela - Religious festival or gathering
Melan - Bring together, Unite
Mena - Bring together, Unite
Meura (m) - Guru's priest
Meuri (f) Guru's priestess
Mewa - Fruit
Mewedar - Fruitful
Mian - Master, Sir, prince
Mihar - Compassion, favor, kindness, mercy, prosperity
Mirh - Compassion, favor, kindness, mercy, prosperity
Miharban - Benevolence, compassionate, friendly, gracious kind, merciful
Miharvan - Benevolent, compassionate, friendly, gracious kind, merciful
Miharwan - Benevolence, compassion, friendly, gracious kind, merciful
Miharbani - Benevolent, compassionate,favor  kindness, mercy, pity
Miharvani - Benevolent, compassionate,favor  kindness, mercy, pity
Miharwani -Benevolent, compassionate,favor  kindness, mercy, pity
Miharbangi - Benevolent, compassionate,favor  kindness, mercy, pity
Miharvangi - Benevolent, compassionate,favor  kindness, mercy, pity
Miharwangi -Benevolent, compassionate,favor  kindness, mercy, pity
Mihrammat - Compassion, mercy
Mikdar - Magnitude
Milansar - Affable, friendly, sociable
Milansari - Affability, friendliness, sociability
Milap - Alliance, harmony, union
Milap - Alliance, harmony, union
Milapan - Associate, acquaintance, a friend, an intimate
Milapara - Associate, acquaintance, a friend, an intimate
Milapi - Associate, acquaintance, a friend, an intimate
Miluara - Kind, sociable
Milava - Union
Milawa - Union
Millat - Affection, attachment, friendship, harmony ( with the divine)
Minnat - Beseech, entreat, pray,request, supplicate (he divine)
Mir - Chief, head, respect
Miran - Chief, God, King
Mirja - Respect
Miripiri - Both secular and spiritual
Mistari - Master
Mit - Friend (of God and Guru)
Mith - Friend (of God and Guru)
Mithas - Sweetness
Mithat - Sweetness
Mithra - Good nature
Mittha (m) - Dear, fresh, rare, sweet
Mitthi (f) - Dear, fresh, rare, sweet
Mitrai - Friendhsip
Miqdar - Magnitude
Miyan - Master, Sir, prince
Modi - Treasurer
Moen - Silence
Moh - Affection, allurement, attachment, charm, fascination, love
Mohan - Sweetheart, enticer
Mohana - Enchanting, enticing sweetheart
Mohandyaal - Alluring compashion and kindness
Mohanjeet - Enticing victory
Mohanjit - Enticing victor
Mohanjot - Alluring light
Mohanpal - Enticing protector
Mohanpiaar - Enticing beloved
Mohanpreet - Enticing lover
Mohanprem - Enticing love
Mohanpyar - Enticing beloved
Mohar - Front, leader of army, a seal, Golden coin
Moharla - Foremost, front, leading
Mohenpal - Enticing protector
Mohenpreet - Enticing lover
Mohinder - Enticing God of heaven
Mohkam - Manager
Mohni (f) - Alluring, charming, fascinating,
Mohri - Leader of army
Mokh - Emancipation, liberation, salvation
Molae - Lilac flower
Mole - Lilac flower
Momdil - Kind-hearted, tender-hearted
Moman - True believer
Momin - True believer
Mon - Silent sage
Moni - Silent sage
Mookhand - God, precious gem
Moonga - Coral
Moorat - Beautiful form, image, picture, representation (of the divine)
Moosa - Moses
Mor (m) - Peacock
Morni (f) - Beautiful woman, peahen
Moshi - foremost leader
Moti - Pearl
Motti - Pearl
Motta - Extremely fat, great, large, rich, or wealthy
Muhabbat - Affection, friendship, love
Muhala - Chief, leader, noteworthy person
Muhkam - Firm,  strengthening, strong
Muhrail, Chief, leader, one with precedence
Muhri - Golden, pure
Muhar - Golden, pure
Muj - Agreement, concord, peace
Mukaddam - Headman, leader, superior proprietor
Mukham - Manager
Mukhan - Comfort, consolation, condolence
Mukhand - God, precious gem
Mukhanda - God, precious gem
Mukat - Absolution, deliverance, emancipation, liberation, pardon, release, salvation
Mukatbir - Emancipated, liberated heroic warroir
Mukh - Chief, first, face, most important, mouth
Mukhagar - Learn by heart, commit to memory
Mukhi - Chief, first, most eminent, principal
Mukhia - Chief, first, most eminent, principal
Mukhiya - Chief, first, most eminent, principal
Mukhtar (m) - Authority, headman, Master, vested with power
Mukhtari (f) - Absolute authority, chief in charge, manager vested with power
Mukhtiar (m) - Authority, headman, Master, vested with power
Mukhtiari (f) - Absolute authority, chief in charge, manager vested with power
Mukhtyar (m) - Authority, headman, Master, vested with power
Mukt - Absolution, deliverance, emancipation, freedom, liberation, pardon, release, salvation
Muktbir - Emancipated and liberated brave heroic warroir
Mukti - Absolved, delivered, emancipated, freed, liberated, pardoned, released, saved
Mulahja - Courtesy, regard, respect
Mulaja - Courtesy, regard, respect
Mulaim - Gentle, mild, moderate, soft, tender
Mulaimi - Gentleness, mildness, softness, tenderness
Mull - Value, worth
Mumarakh - Auspicious, blessed, fortunate
Mundra - Signet
Mundra - Signet
Munga - Coral
Muni - Devotee, sage, saint
Munlene - Absorbed in devotion
Munshi - Learned one, respect
Murabbat - Generosity,grace, help, humanitarian, mercy
Murakba - Divine contemplation
Murakbejana - Absorbed in divine contemplation
Murar - Deity, God
Murari - Deity, Goddess
Murat - Beautiful form, Image, picture, representation (of the divine)
Murhail - Chief, leader, one with precedence
Murid (m) - Disciple
Murdni (f) - Disciple
Mursad (m) - Religious teacher, spiritual guide
Mursadiani (f) - Religious teacher, spiritual guide
Murshad - Religious teacher, spiritual guide
Musa - Mose
Musaddi - Head man, learned man, knowledgeable Sikh priest
Musafar - Traveler, wayfarer (on spiritual path)
Musafir - Traveler, wayfarer (on spiritual path)
Musahab - Attendant, companion, counselor, courtier of a king or other ruler (spiritual sovereign, God or Guru)
Musallam - Accepted, admitted, entire, firm, sound, whole
Musaer - Headman, manager
Muser - Headman, manager
Mushak - Fragrance, musk, perfume, scent (spiritual scent)
Mushk - Fragrance, musk, perfume, scent (spiritual scent)
Mushkana - To flower, flourish, perfume, proper, send forth fragrance
Mushtak - Desire, longing, wishing (for the divine)
Musk - Fragrance, musk, scent (spiritual scent)
Muskana - To flower, flourish, perfume, proper, send forth fragrance
Muskarat - Laughing, smiling
Mustaak - Desire, longing, wishing (for the divine)
Mustak - Forehead
Mustuk - Forehead
Mutaj - Beggar, dependent (in need of the divine)
Muqaddam - Headman, leader, superior proprietor

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