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50 Indian girl names

Section: Girls baby names
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Whether you’re looking for a unique Indian baby name, or you want to pay homage to your Hindu heritage with a more traditional and popular Indian girl name, there are so many lovely choices to consider in your search for the perfect name. 

We’ve put together the best 50 Indian girl names with meanings, including more modern and unique choices, plus the most popular and common ideas. 

  1. Aanya - This sweet sounding name actually means unique, so is ideal if you’re looking for a stand out name. 
  2. Alaia - Meaning virtuous, the lovely Rochelle Humes named her eldest daughter Alaia, so we think it’s going to rise in popularity. 
  3. Anaisha - This pretty name means special, so it’s ideal for your special baby. 
  4. Bimbi - We think this name sounds so cute. It means glorious and marvelous human being. 
  5. Binita - Meaning modest, shorten this name to Nita for a cute nickname. 
  6. Chaya - Meaning shadow, we love the sound of this magical name. 
  7. Darika - This feminine sounding name means maiden. 
  8. Dhara - This name means bearer, and we think it sounds so pretty. 
  9. Eena - This short yet sweet sounding name means mirror. 
  10. Ela - Drop the ‘L’ from the popular girls name Ella for a Hindu baby girl name.  
  11. Ganika - Give your baby a floral name with Ganika, meaning flower. 
  12. Geetika - This name means beauty so we think it’ll be an excellent fit for your beautiful daughter. 
  13. Haleema - With meanings including patient, sympathetic, gentle, mild, humane, this name has a lovely sound. 
  14. Ira - Another shorter name, meaning a devoted one. 
  15. Ishanvi - She was the goddess of knowledge so is ideal for your intelligent baby girl.
  16. Janya - Meaning life, we love the sound and meaning behind this name. 
  17. Jasmine - Fans of Aladdin will be more than familiar with this popular choice, deriving from the name of the shrub.  
  18. Jeevika - meaning water or river, it makes a nice choice if you’re looking for a longer name that can be shortened. 
  19. Kyra - Having a summer baby? Kyra means sun, making it perfect for your little ray of sunshine. 
  20. Kahala - Although this means mischievous, we think it’s such a cute name for your bundle of joy. 
  21. Lali - Not only does this sound super cute, it also means darling girl. 
  22. Leena - Looking for an ‘L’ name? We love this option, meaning Lord of the Universe. 
  23. Mahika - There are a number of meanings around this unique name including The Earth, dew drops and mist. 
  24. Monisha - Meaning intelligent woman, it can be shortened to Mona. 
  25. Meghana - An Hindu twist on Megan, we love that it means cloud. 
  26. Myra - A rather popular Indian baby name, meaning beloved. 
  27. Naira - Meaning shining, this is a gorgeous Indian name for a baby girl.  
  28. Neesha - An alternative spelling of Nisha, this name means night. 
  29. Omala - This very pretty name means bestower of the Om, Earth. 
  30. Prisha - If you think your girl is destined for stardom, this name, meaning Talent given by god is the perfect choice. 
  31. Pavani - We love the sound of this name that means full moon. 
  32. Qiyara - A name meaning pretty is the perfect name for your pretty baby girl. 
  33. Rachita - Meaning created, we think it’s a lovely twist on Rachel. 
  34. Radhiyaa - Meaning successful, this is a lovely longer name. 
  35. Riya - This short name has a lot of meanings, including gem, goddess, graceful and singer. 
  36. Sai - Meaning female friend, we love the idea of friendship with your little girl behind this name. 
  37. Saira - This is such a gorgeous name meaning Princess. It has been made popular here by TV presenter, Saira Khan. 
  38. Shaili - Meaning river, this sweet sounding name is a brilliant unique choice. 
  39. Salena - Love the sound of names like Serena or Selena but want something different, this Indian version meaning moon goddess is a great option. 
  40. Taalika - This unique name means calm. 
  41. Tamanna - Meaning desire or wish, it can be shortened easily too. 
  42. Urmi - If you love the ocean, the name Urmi is a sweet idea for your baby as it means wave. 
  43. Valini - We love that this name means stars - perfect for your little star! 
  44. Vyoma - Meaning bird who lives in the sky, we think this is such a cute choice. 
  45. Watika - Want your little one to love the outdoors? This sweet name means garden. 
  46. Wishi - Have you been longing for a daughter for some time? This name means fulfil wish which we think is just perfect. 
  47. Xiti - Meaning beautiful, we adore this unique sounding name. 
  48. Yahvi - This short name means heaven or earth. 
  49. Zaida - Meaning proper name - we can’t think of a more fitting choice! 
  50. Zenia - This cute name means noble and we love the sound of it. 

Still not found the name you're looking for? Take a look at our baby name generator for even more inspiration. 


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