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Male Hindi Names, Indian Names

  1. ABHAY (अभय): Hindi name meaning “brave; fearless.”
  2. ADITYA (आदित्य): Hindi name meaning “belonging to Aditi.” In mythology, this is a name applying collectively to all the children of Aditi. 
  3. AGNIMUKHA: Hindi name meaning “face of fire.” In one of the ancient Panchatantra children’s tales, this is the name of a flea.
  4. AHSAN (আহসান): Hindi form of Persian unisex Ehsan, meaning “compassion.”
  5. AJAY (অজয়): Hindi name, meaning “unconquerable.”
  6. AJEET: Variant spelling of Hindi Ajit, meaning “invincible.”

  7. AJIT (अजित): Hindi name meaning “invincible.” In Hindu mythology, this is the name of the future Buddha.

  8. AJITH (அஜித்): Tamil form of Hindi Ajit, meaning “invincible.”

  9. AKANKSHA (आकाङ्क्षा): Hindi unisex name meaning “desire; wish.”

  10. AKBAR (Arabic: أكبر, Hindi: अकबर):: Arabian and Hindi name meaning “great.”

  11. AKHIL (अखिल): Hindi name meaning “complete.”

  12. AKIL (अखिल): Variant spelling of Hindi Akhil, meaning “all, complete.” Compare with another form of Akil.

  13. AMAR (अमर): Hindi name meaning “immortal.”

  14. AMIT (अमित): Hebrew unisex name meaning “friend.” Compare with other forms of Amit.

  15. AMRIT (अमृत): Hindi name meaning “immortal.” The feminine form is Amrita.

  16. ANAND (आनन्द): Hindi name meaning “happiness.” 

  17. ANANTA (अनन्‍त): Hindi myth name meaning “infinite; without end.” This is the name of another incarnation of Vishnu.

  18. ANANTH: Variant spelling of Hindi Ananta, meaning “infinite; without end.”

  19. ANANTHA: Variant spelling of Hindi Ananta, meaning “infinite; without end.”

  20. ANIL (अनिल): Hindi myth name of a god of the wind, meaning “air, wind.”

  21. ANIRUDDHA (अनिरुद्ध): Hindi myth name of a grandson of Krishna, meaning “has no obstacles.”

  22. ANISH (अनिश): Hindi name meaning “supreme.”

  23. ANKUR (अंकुर): Hindi name meaning “seedling.”

  24. ANUJ (अनुज): Hindi name meaning “born after; younger.”

  25. ANUPAM (अनुपम): Hindi name meaning “incomparable.”

  26. ARAVINDA (अरविन्द): Hindi name meaning “lotus.”

  27. ARJUN: Abbreviated form of Hindi Arjuna, meaning “white.”

  28. ARJUNA (अर्जुन): Hindi name meaning “white.” In mythology, this is the name of a son of Indra.

  29. ARUN (अरुण): Hindi name meaning “redness of the rising sun.” In mythology, this is the name of the charioteer of the rising sun. He is said to be a cripple having no thighs.

  30. ARUNA (अरुणा): Alternate name for Hindi Arun, the charioteer of the sun, meaning “redness of the rising sun.” 

  31. ASEEM (असीम): Hindi name meaning “boundless.”

  32. ASHOK: Abbreviated form of Hindi Ashoka, meaning “without sorrow.”

  33. ASHOKA (अशोक): Hindi name meaning “without sorrow.”

  34. AURANGZEB (اورنگزیب): Hindi name of Persian origin, meaning “honoring the throne.”

  35. BAHADUR (Persian: بهادر): Hindi and Persian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning “hero” or “warrior.”

  36. BALA (बल): Hindi unisex name meaning “young.”
  37. BALADEVA (बलदेव): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements bala “strength” and deva “god,” hence “strong god.” In Hindu mythology, this is another name for Balarama, the elder brother of Sri Krishna.
  38. BALARAMA (बलराम): Hindi myth name of the elder brother of Sri Krishna, composed of the Sanskrit elements bala “strength” and rama “pleasing,” hence “strongly pleasing.”
  39. BALDEV: Contracted form of Hindi Baladeva, meaning “strong God.”
  40. BASANT: Bengali form of Hindi Vasant, meaning “spring.”
  41. BASU: Variant form of Hindi Vasu, meaning “dweller.”
  42. BHARATA (भारत): Hindi name meaning “to be maintained.” In mythology, this is the name of the second brother of Lord Rama.
  43. BIJAY: Variant spelling of Hindi Vijay, meaning “victory.”
  44. BIJOY: Variant form of Hindi Bijay, meaning “victory.” 
  45. BIPIN (বিপিন): Bengali form of Hindi Vipin, meaning “forest.”
  46. BRAHMA (ब्रह्मा): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit root bŗh, meaning “to enlarge, to swell,” hence “the creator.” Not to be confused with the Buddhist Brahma whose name was borrowed from Hinduism but whose god has nothing in common with the Hindu god. In Hinduism, Brahma is a member of a Trinity called Trimurti, the other two members being Vishnu “the preserver” and Shiva “the destroyer.” Brahma is also called Nabhija “navel-born” and Kanja “water-born.”
  47. BRIJESH (बृजेश): Hindi name meaning “king of Braj.” In mythology, this is another name for Krishna
  48. CHAND (चण्ड): Masculine form of Hindi Chanda, meaning “bright” or “fierce.”
  49. CHANDAN (চন্দন): Hindi name meaning “sandalwood.”
  50. CHANDANA (चन्दना): Unisex form of Hindi Chandan, meaning “sandalwood.”
  51. CHANDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Chandra, meaning “moon.”
  52. CHANDRA (চন্দ্র): Hindi unisex name meaning “moon.” In mythology, this is the name of a lunar and fertility god.
  53. CHANDRAKANT (चन्द्रकान्त): Hindi name composed of the elements chandra “moon” and kanta “beloved,” hence “moon lover.” In mythology, this is the name of the moonstone that was created by moonlight. 
  54. CHIRANJEEVI (చిరంజీవి): Hindi (Telugu) name meaning “infinite, long-lived.”
  55. DAAMODARAH: Variant spelling of Hindi Damodara, meaning “waist-cord.”
  56. DAMODAR (ਦਮੋਦਰ): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements daama “cord” and udara “waist,” hence “waist-cord.” In mythology, this is Krishna‘s 367th name.
  57. DAMODARA (दामोदर): Variant spelling of Hindi Damodar, meaning “waist-cord.”
  58. DARSHAN (दर्शन): Hindi name derived from the name of a Hindu school of philosophy, from Sanskrit drś “viewing, looking at,” hence “sight.”
  59. DAYARAM (दयाराम): Abbreviated form of Hindi Dayarama, meaning “compassion of Rama.”
  60. DAYARAMA (दयाराम): Hindi name composed of the elements daya “compassion” and the name of the god Rama, hence “compassion of Rama.”
  61. DEBDAN (देवदान): Variant spelling of Hindi Devdan, meaning “god-gift.”
  62. DEEPAK (दीपक): Variant spelling of Hindi Dipak, meaning “little lamp.”
  63. DEVDAN (देवदान): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements deva “god” and dana “gift,” hence “god-gift.”
  64. DEVDAS (देवदास): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements deva “god” and dasa “servant,” hence “god-servant.”
  65. DEVRAJ (देवराज): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements deva “god” and raja “king,” hence “god-king.”
  66. DHANANJAY (धनञ्जय): Hindi name meaning “winning wealth.”
  67. DHAVAL (धवल): Hindi name meaning “pure, white.”
  68. DILIP (दिलीप): Short form of Hindi Dilipa, meaning “protector of Delhi.”
  69. DILIPA (दिलीप): Hindi name, composed of the elements Dili “Delhi” and pa “protecting,” hence “protector of Delhi.” In Hindu legend, this is the name of several kings.
  70. DINESH (दिनेश): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements dina “day” and isa “lord,” hence “day-lord.”
  71. DIPAK (दीपक): Short form of Hindi Dipaka, meaning “little lamp.”
  72. DIPAKA (दीपक): Hindi name, derived from the Sanskrit elements dipa “lamp” and ka “little,” hence “little lamp.” In Hindu mythology, this is another name for Kama, a god of love.
  73. DULEEP (दिलीप): Variant spelling of Hindi Dilip, meaning “protector of Delhi.”
  74. GANESA: Variant spelling of Hindi Ganesha, meaning “lord of the horde.”
  75. GANESH: Variant spelling of Hindi Ganesha, meaning “lord of the horde.”
  76. GANESHA (गणेश): Hindi name composed of the elements gana “horde” and isa “lord,” hence “lord of the horde.” In Hindu mythology, this is the name of a god of good luck and wisdom. Also spelled Ganesa and Ganesh.
  77. GAUTAM: Variant spelling of Hindi Gautama, meaning “the best ox.”
  78. GAUTAMA (गौतम): Hindi surname of the future Buddha, composed of the Sanskrit elements go “ox, cow” and tama “best,” hence “the best ox.”
  79. GIRISH (ಗಿರೀಶ್): Hindi name meaning “mountain lord.” In mythology, this is a name belonging to Shiva.
  80. GOBIND: Variant spelling of Hindi Govind, meaning “cow-finder.”
  81. GOPAL (गोपाल): Hindi myth name composed of the Sanskrit elements go “cow” and pala “protector,” hence “cow protector.”
  82. GOTAM (गोतम): Variant spelling of Hindi Gautam, meaning “the best ox.”
  83. GOVIND (गोविंदा): Hindi myth name composed of the Sanskrit elements go “cow” and vind “finding,” hence “cow-finder.”
  84. GULZAR (गुलज़ार): Hindi unisex name meaning “garden of flowers.”
  85. HANUMAN (हनुमान्): Hindi name meaning “broken chin.” In mythology, this is the name of a hero of the Ramayana who leads a monkey army against the demon king Ravana
  86. HARENDRA (हरेन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the names Hari “he who takes away” and Indra “possesses a drop (of rain).”
  87. HARI (हरि): Hindi name meaning “he who takes away.” In Hindu mythology, this is a name borne by Vishnu.
  88. HARINDER: Variant form of Hindi Harendra, composed of the names Hari “he who takes away” and Indra “possesses a drop (of rain).”
  89. HARISH (हरीश): Hindi name composed of the elements hari “monkey” and isa “lord,” hence “monkey lord.” In mythology, this is a name borne by Vishnu.
  90. HARSHA (हर्श): Hindi name meaning “happiness.”
  91. HARSHAD (हर्शद): Variant form of Hindi Harsha, meaning “happiness.”
  92. HARSHAL (हर्शल): Variant form of Hindi Harsha, meaning “happiness.”
  93. ILA (इला): Hindi unisex name meaning “earth.” In mythology, it is not clear whether Ila was male or female. In one story he begins as a male but turns into a female. Compare with other forms of Ila.
  94. INDERJIT: Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Indrajit, meaning “conqueror of Indra.”
  95. INDERPAL: Hindi name composed of the name of the god Indra and the Sanskrit word pala “protector,” hence “protector of Indra.”
  96. INDRA (इन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements indu “drop” and ra “possessing,” hence “possesses a drop (of rain).” In Hindu mythology, this is the name of the king of gods.
  97. INDRAJIT (इन्द्रजित): Hindi unisex name composed of the name of the king of gods, Indra, and the word jit “conqueror,” hence “conqueror of Indra.” In mythology, this is the name of the son of Ravana, a demon king of Ceylon.
  98. ISHA (ईश): Hindi name meaning “master, lord.” 
  99. JAGANNATH (जगन्नाथ): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jagat “world, universe” and natha “lord, master,” hence “master of the universe.” In mythology, this is a title belonging to Vishnu.
  100. JAGDISH (जगदीश): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jagat “world, universe” and isa “ruler,” hence “world ruler.”
  101. JAGJIT (जगजीत): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jagat “world, universe” and jit “conquering,” hence “world conquering.”
  102. JAIDEV (जयदेव): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements jaya “victory” and deva “deity; a god,” hence “divine victory.”
  103. JASVINDER: Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Jaswinder, meaning “Indra of the thunderbolt.”
  104. JASWINDER (ज़स्विन्देर्): Hindi unisex name composed of the name of the god Indra and the Sanskrit element jasu “thunderbolt,” hence “Indra of the thunderbolt.”
  105. JAY (जय): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word jaya, meaning “victory.” Compare with another form of Jay.
  106. JAYANT (जयन्त): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word jayanta, meaning “victorious.”
  107. JAYENDRA (जयेन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element jaya “victory” and the name of the god Indra, hence “victory of Indra.”
  108. JAYWANT: Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word jayavanta, meaning “possessor of victory.”
  109. JEETENDRA: Variant spelling of Hindi Jitendra, meaning “conquered-Indra,” i.e. “the one who has won Indra.”
  110. JITENDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Jitendra, meaning “conquered-Indra.”
  111. JITENDRA (जितेन्द्र): Hindi name composed of Sanskrit jita “conquered” and the name of the god Indra, hence “conquered-Indra,” i.e. “the one who has won Indra.”
  112. JITINDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Jitendra, meaning “conquered-Indra.”
  113. JOHAR (जौहर): Hindi name, possibly meaning “salute.”
  114. JYOTISH (ज्योतिष): Hindi name meaning “light” or “heavenly body.” Another source states that it is the Sanskrit word for astrology.
  115. KAILASH (कैलाश): Hindi unisex name derived from the name of a sacred mountain in the Himalayas, from the word kailasa, meaning “crystal.” The Tibetan name for the mountain is Gang Rinpoche, meaning “precious jewel of snows.”
  116. KALIDAS (कालिदास): Hindi name composed of the name of the goddess Kali and the Sanskrit word dasa “servant,” hence “servant of Kali.”
  117. KALYAN (কল্যাণ): Hindi name meaning “auspicious” and “wedding.”
  118. KAMA (काम): Hindi myth name of the god of love and son of Lakshmi, meaning “desire, love.”
  119. KAMAL (कमल): Hindi name meaning “red.” Compare with another form of Kamal.
  120. KAMBOJA (कम्बोज): Hindi form of Persian Kambujiya, probably meaning “handsome king.” This was the name of an ancient Cambodian warrior king who won the Divine Sword from king Kuvalashava of Kosala.
  121. KANJA: Hindi name meaning “born in water.” In mythology, this is a name belonging to Brahma.
  122. KAPIL: Short form of Hindi Kapila, meaning “reddish-brown.”
  123. KAPILA (कपिल): Hindi name of a Vedic sage described as an incarnation of Vishnu, meaning “reddish-brown.”
  124. KARAN (कर्ण): Variant spelling of Hindi Karna, meaning “ear.”
  125. KARNA (कर्ण): Hindi name meaning “ear.” In mythology, this is the name of the son of Surya and Kunti. Compare with another form of Karna.
  126. KHAN (Hindi: ख़ान, Urdu: خان): Hindi and Muslim name derived from Turkish khan, meaning “nobleman, ruler.” It was originally a title but is now widely used as a personal name.
  127. KIRAN (किरण): Hindi name meaning “sun rays.”
  128. KISHAN: Modern form of Hindi Krishna, meaning “the black” and “the blue.”
  129. KISHEN: Variant spelling of Hindi Kishan, meaning “the black” and “the blue.”
  130. KISHORE (िकशोर): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word kisora, meaning “colt.”
  131. KISTNA: Variant form of Hindi Krishna, meaning “the black” and “the blue.”
  132. KRISHNA (कृष्ण): Hindi myth name of an incarnation of Vishnu, meaning “the black” and “the blue.”
  133. KRSNA (कृष्ण): Original form of Hindi Krishna, meaning “the black” and “the blue.”
  134. KUMAR (कुमार): Hindi name derived from Sanskirt kumara, meaning “prince.”
  135. KUNAL (कुणाल): Hindi name meaning “lotus flower.”
  136. LAKSHMAN: Short form of Hindi Lakshmana, meaning “having lucky marks.”
  137. LAKSHMANA (लक्ष्मण): Hindi name meaning “having lucky marks.” In mythology, this is the name of the brother and companion of Rama.
  138. LAL (लाल): Hindi name meaning “to caress, to play.” 
  139. LALIT (ललित): Hindi myth name of one of Krishna‘s childhood playmates, meaning “playful.”
  140. LAXMAN: Variant spelling of Hindi Lakshman, meaning “having lucky marks.”
  141. LOCHAN (लोचन): Hindi name meaning “the eye.”
  142. MADHAV (माधव): Hindi name meaning “of springtime; vernal.”
  143. MADHUKAR (मधुकर): Hindi name meaning “bee.”
  144. MAHATMA (महात्मा): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha “great” and atma “life, soul, spirit,” hence “great soul.”
  145. MAHAVIR (महावीर): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha “great” and vira “hero,” hence “great hero.”
  146. MAHENDRA (महेन्द्रा): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word maha “great” and the name of the god Indra, hence “great-Indra.”
  147. MAHINDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning “great-Indra.”
  148. MANDEEP (मानदीप): Hindi name meaning “light of the mind.”
  149. MANDIP (मानदीप): Variant spelling of Hindi Mandeep, meaning “light of the mind.”
  150. MANEESH (मनीश): Variant spelling of Hindi Manish, meaning “god of the mind.”
  151. MANI (मणि): Hindi name meaning “jewel.” Compare with another form of Mani.
  152. MANINDER: Variant form of Hindi Manindra, meaning “mind of Indra.”
  153. MANINDRA (मणीन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element man “mind” and the name of the god Indra, hence “mind of Indra.”
  154. MANISH (मनीश): Hindi name composed of the elements man “mind” and ish “god, lord,” hence “god of the mind.” Compare with another form of Manish.
  155. MANJU (Bengali: মঞ্জু, Sanskrit: मञ्जु): Hindi unisex name derived from the Sanskrit word, meaning “pleasing, sweet.” In Tamil it means “clouds.” In Kannada it means “fog, mist” and “snow.” Used as a short form of names beginning with Manu-.
  156. MANJUNATHA (मञ्जुनाथ): Hindi name meaning “pleasing lord” or “lovely lord.” In Hindu mythology, this is the name of one of Shiva‘s incarnations.
  157. MOHAN (मोहन): Hindi name meaning “attractive, bewitching.”
  158. MOHANDAS (മംമ്ത): Hindi name meaning “servant of Mohan.”
  159. MOHINDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning “great-Indra.”
  160. MUKESH (मुकेश): Hindi myth name of a demon in the form of a boar who was killed by Shiva, meaning “ruler of Muka.” 
  161. MUKUL (মুকুল): Hindi name meaning “blossom, bud.”
  162. MURALI (முரளி): Hindi myth name attributed to Krishna, meaning “flute.”
  163. MURUGAN (Tamil: முருகன்): Hindi name meaning “six-faced.” In mythology, this is the name of a god of war, the husband of Valli. Variant spelling of Hindi Murukan, meaning “six-faced.”
  164. MURUKAN: Variant spelling of Hindi Murugan, meaning “six-faced.” 
  165. NAGENDRA: Hindi name composed of Sanskrit naga “snake” and the name of the god Indra, hence “snake-Indra.”
  166. NANDA (नंद): Hindi myth name of Krishna‘s foster father, meaning “joy.”
  167. NARAYAN (नारायण): Hindi myth name of a god of creation, meaning “son of man.”
  168. NARENDRA (नरेन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element nara “man” and the name of the god Indra, hence “man-Indra.”
  169. NARINDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Narendra, meaning “man-Indra.”
  170. NAVEEN (नवीन): Hindi name meaning “news.”
  171. NEELAM (نیلم): Hindi unisex jewel name meaning “sapphire.”
  172. NIKHIL (निखिल): Hindi name meaning “entire, whole.”
  173. NILAKANTA: Hindi name meaning “blue-throated.” In mythology, this is a title belonging to the naga king Vasuki.
  174. NIRAV (नीरव): Hindi name meaning “calm, quiet.”
  175. NISHANT (िनशा): Hindi name meaning “dawn; end of night.”
  176. NITIN (নীতিন): Hindi name, possibly meaning “right path.”
  177. OM (ओम): Hindi name derived from Sanskrit om, a word considered to be the “primal sound.” It is the most sacred syllable in Hinduism, and most mantras begin with it.
  178. PADMA (पद्म): Hindi unisex name meaning “lotus flower.”
  179. PALLAB (पल्लव): Variant spelling of Hindi Pallav, meaning “budding leaf.”
  180. PALLAV (पल्लव): Hindi name meaning “budding leaf.”
  181. PITAMBAR (पीताम्बर): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements pita “yellow” and ambara “garment,” hence “yellow garment.”
  182. PRABHAKAR (प्रभाकर): Hindi name meaning “light-maker; sun.” 
  183. PRABHAT (प्रभात): Hindi name meaning “dawn.”
  184. PRABHU (प्रभु): Hindi name meaning “creator; powerful.”
  185. PRABODH (प्रबोध): Hindi name meaning “good advice.”
  186. PRABODHAN: Hindi name meaning “knowledge.”
  187. PRADEEP (प्रदीप): Hindi name meaning “shine.”
  188. PRAKASH (प्रकाश): Hindi name meaning “light.”
  189. PRAMOD (प्रमोद): Hindi name meaning “happiness, joy.”
  190. PRANAV (प्रणव): Hindi name meaning “Om,” the sacred syllable.
  191. PRANAY (प्रणय): Hindi name meaning “romance.”
  192. PRASAD (प्रसाद): Hindi name meaning “offering to God.”
  193. PRASANNA (प्रसन्न): Hindi name meaning “pleased.”
  194. PRATAP (प्रताप): Hindi name meaning “dignity, majesty.”
  195. PREM (प्रेम): Hindi name meaning “love.”
  196. PURUSHOTTAM (पुरुषोत्तम): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements purusa “man” and uttama “highest,” hence “highest man.”
  197. RABINDRA (রবীন্দ্র): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word ravi “sun” and the name of the god Indra, hence “sun-Indra.”
  198. RAGHU (रघु): Hindi name meaning “swift.”
  199. RAHUL (राहुल): Hindi myth name of a son of Buddha, meaning “efficient.”
  200. RAJ (राज): Hindi name meaning “king.”
  201. RAJAN (राजन): Hindi name meaning “king.”
  202. RAJANIKANT (रजनीकांत): Hindi name meaning “lord of night.”
  203. RAJEEV (राजीव): Variant spelling of Hindi Rajiv, a name for a “lotus flower,” derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning “striped.” 
  204. RAJENDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning “king-Indra.”
  205. RAJENDRA (राजेन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word raj “king” and the name of the god Indra, hence “king-Indra.”
  206. RAJESH (राजेश): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements raj “king” and isa “lord, ruler,” hence “ruler of kings.”
  207. RAJINDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning “king-Indra.”
  208. RAJIV (राजीव): Hindi name for a “lotus flower,” derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning “striped.” 
  209. RAKESH (राकेश): Hindi name meaning “lord of the full moon day.”
  210. RAMA (राम): Hindi myth name of a hero of the Ramayana, meaning “black, dark” or “darkness.” Compare with another form of Rama.
  211. RAMACHANDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Ramachandra, meaning “Rama-moon.”
  212. RAMACHANDRA (रामचन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the name of the god Rama and the Sanskrit element candra “moon,” hence “Rama-moon.”
  213. RAMAKRISHNA (रामकृष्ण): Hindi compound name composed of the names Rama “black, dark” or “darkness” and Krishna “the black/blue.”
  214. RANJ: Short form of Hindi Ranjeet, meaning “victorious in battle.”
  215. RANJEET (रञ्जित): Variant spelling of Hindi Ranjit, meaning “victorious in battle.”
  216. RANJIT (रञ्जित): Hindi name meaning “victorious in battle.”
  217. RATAN (रतन): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word ratna, meaning “jewel.”
  218. RATNAM (रत्नम): Variant spelling of Hindi Ratan, meaning “jewel.”
  219. RAVANA (रावण): Hindi name meaning “person with ten necks.” In Hindu mythology, this is the name of a demon king of Ceylon who kidnapped Rama‘s wife, Sita.
  220. RAVI (रवि): Hindi myth name of a sun god, meaning “sun.”
  221. RAVINDRA (রবীন্দ্র): Variant spelling of Hindi Rabindra, meaning “sun-Indra.”
  222. RISHI (ऋषि): Hindi name meaning “sage.” 
  223. ROHAN (रोहन): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit element rohana (“ascending”), hence “one who travels the higher path.” Compare with another form of Rohan.
  224. SACHIN (सचिन): Hindi myth name borne by Indra, meaning “pure.”
  225. SANDEEP (संदीप): Hindi name meaning “a lighted lamp.”
  226. ŚANI (शनि): Hindi name meaning “slow (as the planet Saturn).” In mythology, this is the name of a son of Surya.
  227. SANJAY (संजय): Hindi name meaning “triumphant.”
  228. SANJEET: Variant spelling of Hindi Sanjit, meaning “invincible.”
  229. SANJIT (संजित): Hindi name meaning “invincible.”
  230. SANJIV (संजीव): Hindi name derived from the word samjiva, meaning “reviving.”
  231. SANKAR (शंकर): Variant spelling of Hindi Shankar, meaning “makes good luck.”
  232. SARAL (सरल): Hindi name meaning “straight.”
  233. SASHI (f: शशी, m: शशि): Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Shashi, meaning “having a hare.”
  234. SATISH (सतीश): Hindi name composed of the name Sati, and the Sanskrit element isa “ruler,” hence “Lord of Sati.”
  235. SAVITAR: Variant spelling of Hindi Savitr, meaning “sunray.”
  236. SAVITR (सवितृ): Hindi myth name of a sun god, meaning “sunray.”
  237. SEKAR (शेखर): Hindi name meaning “crest, peak.”
  238. SETH (सेठ): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word setu, meaning “bridge.” Compare with other forms of Seth.
  239. SHANDAR: Hindi name meaning “amazing, enhanced, brilliant, shining.” 
  240. SHANI (शनि): Variant spelling of Hindi Śani, meaning “slow (as the planet Saturn).” In mythology, this is the name of a son of Surya. Compare with another form of Shani.
  241. SHANKAR (शंकर): Modern form of Hindi Shankara, meaning “makes good luck.”
  242. SHANKARA (शङ्कर): Hindi myth name belonging to Shiva, composed of the Sanskrit elements sam “lucky” and kara “making,” hence “makes good luck.”
  243. SHANTANU (शंतनु): Hindi myth name of a king of Hastinapura, meaning “wholesome.”
  244. SHARMA (शर्म): Hindi name meaning “comfort, protection.”
  245. SHASHI (f: शशी, m: शशि): Hindi unisex name meaning “having a hare.” 
  246. SHEKHAR (शेखर): Variant spelling of Hindi Sekar, meaning “crest, peak.”
  247. SHESHA (शेष): Hindi myth name of a naga king of serpents, one of the primal beings of creation. The name was derived from the Sanskrit root shiş, meaning “that which remains.”
  248. SHIVA (शिव): Hindi myth name of one of the Trimurti, meaning “the destroyer.” Śiva means “auspicious” and is an epithet of several deities. In Tamil, śiva means “red.” The other two Trimurti are Brahma “the creator” and Vishnu “the preserver.” 
  249. SHRESTH (श्रेष्ठ): Hindi name meaning “most suitable.”
  250. SHRIPATI (श्रीपति): Hindi name composed of the name of the goddess Sri and the Sanskrit word pati “husband, lord,” hence “husband of Sri.”
  251. SHYAM (श्याम): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit element syama, meaning “black, blue.” In mythology, this is a name belonging to Krishna.
  252. SHYAMAL (श्यामल): Variant spelling of Hindi Shyam, meaning “black, blue.”
  253. SIDDHARTA: Variant spelling of Hindi Siddhartha, meaning “accomplished goal.”
  254. SIDDHARTHA (सिद्धार्थ): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements siddha “accomplished” and artha “goal,” hence “accomplished goal.” In mythology, this is an epithet belonging to Buddha.
  255. SIKANDAR (सिकन्दर): Hindi form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning “defender of mankind.”
  256. SIKANDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Sikandar, meaning “defender of mankind.”
  257. SINGH (ਸਿੰਘ): Hindi name meaning “lion.”
  258. SOHAIL (सोहेल): Hindi form of Arabic Suhail, meaning “Canopus (the star).”
  259. SUBHASH (सुभाष): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements su “good” and bhasa “speech,” hence “well-spoken.”
  260. SUDARSHAN (सुदर्शन): Hindi name meaning “seeing one’s self correctly; right vision.” In mythology, this is part of the name of a sharp-edged, spinning disc-like weapon–Sudarshan Chakra–belonging to Vishnu who used it to decapitate various wicked personalities. 
  261. SUDHIR (सुधीर): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements su “good” and dhira “wise,” hence “good and wise.”
  262. SUMAN (सुमन): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements su “good, well” and manas “disposition, nature,” hence “good-natured.”
  263. SUMANTRA (सुमन्त्र): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements su “good” and mantra “advice,” hence “good advisor.”
  264. SUNDAR: Short form of Hindi Sundara, meaning “beautiful.”
  265. SUNDARA (सुन्दर): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word sundara, meaning “beautiful.”
  266. SUNDER: Variant spelling of Hindi Sundar, meaning “beautiful.”
  267. SUNIL (सुनील): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements su “very” and nila “dark blue,” hence “very dark blue.”
  268. SURAJ (सुरज): Hindi name meaning “sun.”
  269. SURENDRA (सुरेन्द्र): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element sura “god” and the name of the god Indra, hence “god-Indra.”
  270. SURESH (सुरेश): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements sura “god” and isa “ruler,” hence “god-ruler.”
  271. SURINDER: Variant form of Hindi Surendra, meaning “god-Indra.”
  272. SURYA (सूर्य): Hindi myth name of a sun god and husband of Saranyu, meaning “sun.” 
  273. SUSHIL (सुशील): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements su “good” and sila “conduct,” hence “good conduct.”
  274. SWAPAN (स्वपन): Hindi name meaning “dream.”
  275. SWAPNIL (स्वप्निल): Hindi name meaning “dreamlike.”
  276. SWARAN: Masculine variant form of Hindi unisex Swarna, meaning “good color.” 
  277. SWARNA (स्वर्ण): Hindi unisex name meaning “good color.”
  278. UTTAMA (उत्तम): Hindi name of the third Manu, meaning “the highest, ultimate.”
  279. VANADA: Hindi name meaning “rain-giver.”
  280. VASANT (वसन्त): Hindi myth name of a god of spring, meaning “spring.”
  281. VASISHTHA (वासिष्ठ): Variant spelling of Hindi Vasistha, meaning “most excellent sage.”
  282. VASISTHA (वासिष्ठ): Hindi name meaning “most excellent sage.” In mythology, this is the name of one of the Seven Great Sages Rishi called the Saptarishis. Also spelled Vasishtha.
  283. VASU (भरत): Hindi myth name of one of the gods who represent the different aspects of nature and natural phenomenon, meaning “dweller.”
  284. VASUKI: Hindi myth name of a naga (serpent) of Hindu mythology. He is a king who has a gem on his head. 
  285. VIJAY (विजय): Modern masculine form of Hindi unisex Vijaya, meaning “victory.”
  286. VIJAYA (विजया): Hindi unisex name meaning “victory.” In mythology, this is the name of a son of Krishna, and another name for the goddess Durga.
  287. VIKRAM (विक्रम): Hindi name meaning “pace, stride.”
  288. VIMAL (विमल): Hindi name meaning “clean, pure.”
  289. VINAY (विनय): Hindi name meaning “leading asunder.”
  290. VIPIN (विपिन): Hindi name meaning “forest.”
  291. VIPUL (विपुल): Hindi name meaning “plenty.”
  292. VISHAL (विशाल): Hindi name meaning “large.”
  293. VISHNU (विष्णु): Hindi myth name of one of the Trimurti, meaning “the preserver.” The other two are Shiva “the destroyer” and Brahma “the creator.” 
  294. VIVEK (विवेक): Hindi name meaning “knowledge, wisdom.”
  295. VRITRA: Hindi myth name of a dragon or serpent, the personification of drought and enemy of Indra, meaning “the enveloper.”
  296. YASH (यश): Hindi name meaning “glory

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