500+ Unique Hindu Baby Boy Names (With Meanings)

We all know that:

That one of the most exciting things before your baby boy is born is trying to decide on his name, it’s an activity that brings joy in the family.

According to BabyCenter India, the most popular top 10 Indian baby boy names are:

  1. Mohammed
  2. Reyansh
  3. Aarav
  4. Atharv
  5. Vivaan
  6. Advik
  7. Ansh
  8. Ishaan
  9. Dhruv
  10. Siddharth

BUT:

You want something unique and modern for your baby boy that not only you but the whole wide world would know that he is a special one so he deserves a special name.

Below you will find a list of unique Hindu baby boy names and their meanings that our team carefully selected as our favorites:

Names Starting With A:

  • Aabheer; Abheer – A cowherd; Name of a dynasty
  • Aabher – A cowherd
  • Aadidev – The first god; Ancient god
  • Aahan; Ahan – Dawn; Early morning
  • Aahlaad – Delight, Joy; Happiness
  • Aahlaadith – Person of joy
  • Aahva – Beloved
  • Aanjaneya; Anjaneya – Son of Anjana; powerful
  • Aapal – Apple
  • Aaraadhak; Araadhak; Aradhak – Worshiper
  • Aaron – Lofty; exalted; high mountain
  • Aasit – Calm; Self-possessed; Limitless
  • Aatreya – Container of glory
  • Aaush – Age; Lifespan
  • Aayan – Gift of God
  • Abbott – Priest
  • Abdus – Servant
  • Abedin – Worshipper
  • Abel – Breath; son; breathing spirit
  • Abezag – Pure, Holy
  • Abhav – Lord Shiva
  • Abhinatha – Lord of desires
  • Abhisoka – Passionate, loving
  • Abhisumat – Radiant; another name for sun;
  • Abhrakasin – With clouds for shelter
  • Abhyagni – Towards the fire
  • Abhyudaya – Sunrise; prosperous; happiness
  • Abhyudita – Prosperous; risen; elevated
  • Abisali – Warrior in Islam
  • Abner – Father is light, or father of light.
  • Abu Bakr – Young camel
  • Abul Khayr – One who does good
  • Acchutan – Lord Vishnu
  • Achalapati – Lord of the immovable; lord of mountain
  • Achalesvara – Another name for Lord Shiva
  • Acharyanandana – Son of the teacher; another name for Aswatthama
  • Acharyasuta – Son of the teacher; another name for Aswatthama
  • Achindra – Perfect, without faults
  • Adel – God is eternal; noble
  • Adham – Black genuine horse
  • Adhik – More, greater
  • Adhip – King
  • Adhiraj – King
  • Adhrit – Independent; supportive
  • Adikavi – First poet
  • Adityanandan; Adityanandana – Son of the Sun
  • Adler – Eagle
  • Adrian – Sea; water
  • Adripathi – Master of the mountains
  • Advaith – free from duality
  • Advik – Unique
  • Aekaambaram – Sky
  • Agam – Lake
  • Agasti; Agastya, Agasthya – Mountain thrower
  • Aghor – Not terrible
  • Agniprava – Bright as the fire
  • Aharsi – The Sun, King of the day
  • Ahren – Eagle
  • Ajaat – Unborn
  • Ajaatshatru; Ajatshatru – The one who has no enemies
  • Ajamil – Name of n ancient ruler
  • Ajmil – Name of a mythological king
  • Akal – Timeless, immortal
  • Akalnivas – One dwelling in in the eternal realm
  • Akalsharan – The one taking shelter in God
  • Akalsimar – One remembering the eternal God
  • Akand – Calm
  • Akhan – Now
  • Akshad – Blessing
  • Akshayaguna – Of limitless attributes
  • Akshayakeerti – Eternal fame
  • Alagan – Handsome
  • Alagarasu – Handsome king
  • Algernon – With whiskers, bearded
  • Alif – Likeable; friendly
  • Alop – That which does not disappear
  • Altair – The Flying One
  • Alton – From the old town
  • Amal – Hope; aspiration
  • Amanbir – Fighter for peace
  • Amartya – Immortal, Eternal
  • Ameyatma – Lord Vishnu
  • Amin – Faithful, trustworthy
  • Amitbikram – Limitless prowess
  • Amitiyoti – Limitless brightness
  • Amitrasudan – Destroyer of enemies
  • Amlankusum – Unfading flower
  • Amogh – Invincible
  • Amos – Borne by God
  • Anaad – Wealth, fortune
  • Anaadi – God
  • Anandavardhana – Soul of poetry
  • Anantavikrama – God, omnipotent, beginningless
  • Anek – Soldier
  • Angus – Chosen one
  • Anirban – Unextinguished
  • Ankal – One who has no illness
  • Ansel – Follower of a nobleman; with divine protection
  • Anshumat – Luminous
  • Antariksh – Space
  • Anunay – Supplication, Consolation
  • Anzan – Quiet Mountain
  • Aram – Father of a multitude
  • Aranab – Ocean
  • Archan – Worship
  • Archer – Bow, a bowman
  • Archibald – Genuine; precious
  • Ardashir – Name of the founder of the Sassanian dynasty
  • Areehah – The man who has won all his enemies
  • Arhat – Worthy
  • Arindam – One who conquers his enemies
  • Arjit – Earned, Powerful, Won
  • Arsalan – Lion, king of Jungle
  • Artay – Strong
  • Aryasb – Possessor of Aryan horses
  • Asad – Lion
  • Asav – Liquor, essence, distilled, wine
  • Aseem – Infinite; limitless; unlimited
  • Asgar – A strong believer; devotee
  • Ashcharya – Surprise
  • Ashkan – belonging to the Ashkan empire; like Ashk
  • Ashwaghosh – Horse’s neigh
  • Asitvaran – Dark complexioned
  • Atanu – Unshapen; divine
  • Avalokitesvara – Lord who gazes down (at the world)
  • Ayog – Institution
  • Azar – Fire

Names Starting With B:

  • Baalaark – Smiling; the one who smiles
  • Baanbhatt – Name of an ancient poet
  • Babak – Little father
  • Babul – Father
  • Bahar – Spring
  • Bahram – Victorious
  • Bahuleya – Lord Kartikeya
  • Baird – Bard; poet
  • Bajarang – Hanuman (devotee of Lord Rama)
  • Bakul – Resembles a crane; blossom
  • Balmohan – Attractive
  • Baltej – Glorious; mighty
  • Balvan – Strong person
  • Bandhu – Friend
  • Bandhul – Charming; pleasing
  • Bankim – Curved
  • Bankimchandra – Crescent moon (lunar phase)
  • Banzan – Indestructible mountain
  • Baran – Noble warrior
  • Barnaby – Son of consolation; son of exhortation; son of comfort
  • Baron – Son of strength; son of vigor; son of potency
  • Batuk – Stupid fellow; blockhead
  • Behdad – Excellent Gift; of Good Birth
  • Behnam – Distinguished; honorable; reputable; acclaimed
  • Behrooz – Prosperous
  • Behzad – A person from a noble family
  • Benedict – Blessed
  • Bhadrak – Good; virtuous
  • Bhadraksh – A person with a beautiful eyes
  • Bhadran – Fortunate man
  • Bharani – One who fulfills
  • Bhartihari – Name of a poet
  • Bhasvan; Bhaasvan – Bright; full of brightness; lustrous
  • Bhaswar; Bhaaswar – Light
  • Bhautik – Material; everything you see, feel or smell
  • Bhavjeet – Brave person
  • Bhoj – Generous; an open-minded king; a poet-king
  • Bhramar – A bumble bee; black bee
  • Bhrigu – Name of a saint
  • Bhupati; Bhoopati; Bhoopat – Lord of the earth
  • Bhushit; Bhooshit – Decorated
  • Bimbisaar – Golden colored
  • Bindusar – The strength of the drop
  • Bodhidharma – Name of a Buddhist monk; a teaching person
  • Boudhayan – Name of a sage
  • Brahma – Growth; expansion; creation
  • Brahmabrata – Ascetic
  • Brahmaji – Creator of the Universe; growth; evolution
  • Brahmjot – Ally of a God
  • Brahmleen – Absorbed in love of God
  • Brahmvir – A warrior for the God
  • Bud – Friend
  • Buddhamitra – Friend of Buddha
  • Budhil – Showing, requiring, or characterized by learning; scholarly
  • Butsugen – Buddha’s eye
  • Butsuju – The age and life of Buddha
  • Byron – Cowshed

Names Starting With C:

  • Caspar – Keeper of the treasure
  • Chaaruhaas; Charuhaas – A person with a beautiful smile
  • Chad; Chadwick – Defender; one that protects; warrior
  • Chakor – A bird that loves the moon
  • Chakrapaani – Another name for Lord Vishnu
  • Chakravartee; Chakravarti – Emperor; ruler
  • Chakresh – King
  • Chamkaur – Warrior in the battlefield
  • Chanak – Father of Chanakya
  • Chanchareek; Chancharik – Bee
  • Chandak – Moonlight
  • Chandavarman – An old king
  • Chandraaditya – Moon; to shine; name of a king
  • Chandraayan – The moon
  • Chandraketu – Banner of the moon
  • Chandramaadhav; Chandramadhav – Sweet like moon
  • Chandramani – Moonstone
  • Charak – A nomad
  • Charudatt; Chaarudatt – Born beautiful
  • Charusheel – Person with a good character
  • Charuvrat – Someone with a good character
  • Chaturaanan – Four-faced man; One who has four faces
  • Chetak – A horse of Maharana Pratap
  • Chetanaanand – Enormous joy
  • Chhaayank – The moon
  • Chhandak – The charioteer of Lord Buddha
  • Chidaatma – Supreme Spirit, Big Soul
  • Chimon – The gate of Wisdom
  • Chinmayanand; Chinmayananda – Wise person; someone with knowledge
  • Chinshu – Calm Prefecture
  • Chintak – To think
  • Chirantan – One that lives forever; Living for eternity
  • Chitrabhanu – Sun; fire
  • Chitraketu – A person with a beautiful banner
  • Chitraksh – Beautiful-eyed person; someone with beautiful eyes
  • Chitrasen  – The king of Gandharvas
  • Chitt – Mind; ability to think
  • Chorei – Spiritually transparent
  • Chugai – One that goes beyond the limits of the universe
  • Chyavan – Inspired person

Names Starting With D:

  • Da Shin – Peaceful Heart
  • Daaruk – Indian cedar tree
  • Daeshim – Great mind
  • Daiden – Great transmission
  • Daido – Great way
  • Daiji – Big; thick
  • Daikaku – Great enlightenment
  • Daikan – Great contemplation
  • Daiko – Great; big; large
  • Dainin – A person with good patience
  • Daishin – Great truth
  • Danan – Giving
  • Dandak – A forest
  • Dandapaani – An epithet for Yama
  • Danyal  – God is my judge
  • Darshak – Spectator
  • Darvesh – Humble; religious; a gentleman
  • Davood – Beloved; loved by god
  • Dayaakar – Merciful
  • Dayaamay; Dayamayee – Kind; merciful
  • Dayaanidhi – The treasure house of mercy
  • Dechen – Health and happiness
  • Deepabali; Deepavali; Deepawali – Row of lights
  • Deepinder – Light of God
  • Deepit – Shine; glow; brilliant
  • Devaapi; Devapi – An ancient king
  • Devabrata – Name of a Bhisma
  • Devagya – Someone that possesses knowledge of god
  • Devakeenandan; Devakinandan – Son of Devaki
  • Devvrata; Devrata; Devavrata – Name of an ancient king
  • Dhana – Rich; wealthy
  • Dhanadeepa – Lord of wealth
  • Dhansukh – Wealthy; happy
  • Dhanvin – Archer
  • Dharamnishth – Faithful person
  • Dharm-mitra; Dharmitra – Friend of religion
  • Dharmakeerti – Fame of religion; the glory of religion
  • Dharmaketu – Someone that follows the right way
  • Dhuha – part of the day between sunrise and noon; forenoon
  • Dinar – Golden coin
  • Dinendra – Lord of the day; the sun
  • Dojin – Path of love
  • Doyu – Guardian of moral principles
  • Dron; Drona – The teacher; guide
  • Drupad  – Standing strong
  • Dwaipayan; Dwaipayana – Born in the island
  • Dwijaraj – King of brahmins

Names Starting With E:

  • Ekaant; Ekant – Existing alone; only
  • Ekagrah – Focused
  • Ekaksh; Ekaaksh – Name of Lord Shiva
  • Ekaling –  Name of Lord Shiva
  • Ekanjeet – The triumph of God
  • Ekanpreet – Love for God
  • Ekdant; Ekadant – Name of Lord Ganesh
  • Ekodar – Brother
  • Ekram – Generous person
  • Emad – One that is supportive
  • Eshin – Wise; bright minded
  • Eveleen – Light

Names Starting With F:

  • Fadwa – Self-sacrifice; heroic
  • Falaagam – One that produces fruit
  • Fani – Free
  • Fanish – Name of a cosmic serpent Shesh
  • Farhat – Hapiness; joy
  • Fariel – Star
  • Farjad – Wise person
  • Farvardin – Defender of the good
  • Farzad – Greatness
  • Farzan – Person of Wisdom

Names Starting With G:

  • Gagandeep – Light of the Sky
  • Gaganjot; Gaganjyot – Light of the Sky
  • Gajaadhar; Gajadhar – One that commands elephants
  • Gajbaahu; Gajabahu – With a strength of an elephant
  • Gajpati; Gajpathi; Gajapati – Ruler of the elephants
  • Gajvadan; Gajavadan – With a face of an elephant
  • Gaman – Traveler
  • Ganak; Ganaka – Mathematician
  • Ganendra – King of Knowledge
  • Gangol – Precious gem
  • Gannaath; Gannath – Another name for Lord Shiva
  • Garg – Name of an ancient Hindu sage
  • Garjan; Garajan – Thunder
  • Garud; Garuda – The god who carried Vishnu
  • Gaspar – Treasure
  • Gati; Gatik – Progressive
  • Gatnam – Liberated through Naam
  • Gaveshan – Search
  • Geet – Song
  • Genjin – Two beginnings
  • Genjo – Reveal true humanity
  • Genkai – Source Ocean
  • Genki – Really
  • Genko – Original light
  • Genno – Glorious king
  • Genpo – Original law
  • Gensho – Original blessings
  • Ghalib – Dominant; conquer; victorious
  • Ghanaanand – Happy like clouds
  • Ghantasala – Practical person
  • Gharcheen – One who realizes the Home within
  • Giaanleen; Gyanleen – One absorbed in divine light and knowledge
  • Girik – Another name for Lord Shiva
  • Girvaan – Language of God
  • Gomateshwar – A sacred place for Jains
  • Gomin – An owner of the cattle
  • Gorakhnath; Gorakshanath – Master of his senses
  • Goral – Charming; loveable
  • Gudakesha; Gudakesa – The archer Arjun
  • Gugu – Sweet; treasure
  • Gummadi – Princess
  • Gunaakar – An ancient king
  • Gunaketu – Flag of virtue
  • Gundeep – Lamp of excellence
  • Gunkar – Person of excellence
  • Guntas – Rich with knowledge
  • Gurbakhsh – Virtous
  • Gurcharan – Feet of the guru
  • Gurditta – One born with gurus blessing
  • Gurjas – As famous as Lord itself
  • Gurjeevan – Guru’s way of life; living by the rules of Guru
  • Gurkeerat – One that sings and praises of the Guru
  • Gurupad – Lord of Guru’s feet

Names Starting With H:

  • Hadi – Guiding to the right
  • Hamed – One who praises
  • Hanut – Handsome
  • Har – Another name for Lod Shiva
  • Hardit; Hardeet – Gift of God
  • Hargun – One having Godly merits
  • Harjas – Praised by the God
  • Harshul – Happy
  • Hasaram – One who brings happiness and joy to others
  • Himadri – Mountain top cover with snow
  • Hiten – The heart
  • Homayoun; Homayoon – Fortunate; royal
  • Hosho – Voice of the Dharma
  • Houman; Hooman – Benevolent; good-natured

Names Starting With I:

  • Indrajalin – Net of Indra Magic
  • Ishat – Superior
  • Issan – One mountain

Names Starting With J:

  • Jaggaiah – God of the world
  • Jaival – Life giving
  • Janmay – Born
  • Javan – Deceiver, one who makes sad
  • Javas – Quick
  • Jiyu – Compassionate Friend
  • Jonaraja – Name of a Kashmiri historian and Sanskrit poet
  • Jyotis – Light of the sun

Names Starting With K:

  • Kaivalya – Solitude
  • Kamran – Prosperous
  • Kannan; Kannen – A Form of Krishna
  • Kanshin – Open-hearted; open-minded
  • Keisho – Promoter of Wisdom
  • Keyvan – Universe
  • Khorshed – The sun
  • Kirat – Another name for Lord Shiva
  • Kirip – Wishful; handsome
  • Kiumars –  First king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty; A character in “Shahnameh”
  • Kobutsu – Ancient Buddha
  • Kudrat – Power; might; strength
  • Kunchacko – Lord Ganesha

Names Starting With L:

  • Lailush – Loveable
  • Lambodar – Abdomen; belly
  • Lavin – Prince; ruler

Names Starting With M:

  • Mahin – The greatest
  • Majeed – One who serves a glorious man
  • Manorath – Desire
  • Manzoor – Accepted; approved
  • Mark – Consecrated to the god Mars
  • Masoud – Fortunate; happy; prosperous
  • Meharbaan – Kind; merciful
  • Mehdi – Guided one
  • Mehran – Sun
  • Mehrdad – Gift of Mithra
  • Melchior – Light
  • Morad – Desired; wanted; wished for
  • Morteza – Chosen
  • Musuri – Character; good conduct

Names Starting With N:

  • Naag – A big serpent
  • Nagabhushanam – God Shankar; Lord Shiva
  • Namo – Name of a Legend
  • Nanda – Joy
  • Nevish – Breath of God
  • Nirogi – Without illness
  • Nishith – Sharp
  • Nizhalgal – Shadow

Names Starting With O:

  • Omid; Omeed – Hope

Names Starting With P:

  • Paawan – Pure; sacred
  • Param – Supreme; highest
  • Parthasarathy – Arjunas charioteer Krishna
  • Peyman – Promise; oath
  • Pinak – Bow of Shiva; Bow of Lord Shiva; Shivas bow
  • Pouyan – To search; searcher; to run; runner
  • Prathamesh – Lord Ganesh; Lord of the best
  • Pururavas – The founder of Chandra dynasty

Names Starting With R:

  • Raman – Beloved; attractive; pleasing
  • Rami; Ramey; Ramy – Loving
  • Randitya – The sun
  • Rashne – Judge
  • Reza – Acceptance. Satisfaction
  • Rockybul – Beauty

Names Starting With S:

  • Saam; Sam – Quiet; tranquillity; calm
  • Sadegh – Sincere
  • Sagat – Good
  • Sami – Elevated
  • Sanjar –  Prince; emperor; king
  • Sanyam – Self restrained
  • Sarvin – God of love; victory
  • Shaham – Prince; granite
  • Shakshavali – Name of a God
  • Sharvil -Name of the Lord Krishna
  • Siddhran – Perfection
  • Sohan – Charming; handsome
  • Sudeva – Excellent God

Names Starting With T:

  • Tapishwar – Another name for Lord Shiva

Names Starting With U:

  • Udbhata – Exalted; eminent
  • Uthman – Baby bustard (a type of large bird)

Names Starting With V:

  • Vamana – Short
  • Vedang – Man of true faith
  • Vikasith – Developed
  • Vyas – Arranger

Names Starting With Y:

  • Yashke – Good
  • Yudhvir – Victorious Warrior

Names Starting With Z:

  • Zion – The Hill Where Jesus Live
  • Zitien – Little Shining Spark

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