Vidya

Origin: Indian विद्या (Hindi, Sanskrit) Meaning: it means “knowledge, science, learning” in Sanskrit. It was also one of the epithets of the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Also it’s listed as a feminine name on Behind the name, I’ve seen it used as a masculine name, making it a unisex name. Variants: Widya (Indonesian); Vidyā, Vidhya Advertisements

Karya

Origin: Greek, Hindu Meaning: nut tree In Greek mythology, Karya is one of the Hamadryades, eight nymphs who presided over a particular tree. Karya is the nymph of the nut tree- walnut, hazel and the sweet chestnut. There’s also another myth in which Karya was a Lakonian maiden who was loved by the god Dionysos….

India

Origin: Sanskrit Meaning: the name comes from the Indus river, which comes from Greek Indus/Indos which is ultimately derived from Sanskrit sindhu meaning “river”, “flood”, “sea” and “ocean”. India is the Latinate form of the name.

Rami

Origin: Arabic, Hebrew, Indian رامي (Arabic) רמי (Hebrew) Meaning: in Arabic it either comes from the verb rami (رامي) meaning “to throw” referring to either an archer or a good marksman; or it could be from ram (رام) meaning “to wish, to aim at, to dream, to be ambitious”. Rami is also from Hebrew Ram…

Ida

Origin: Germanic, Greek, Old Norse, Irish, Hindu, Japanese Meaning: a multicultural name with many meanings, Ida is from the Germanic element id meaning “work, labor”. It’s also a Greek feminine name, the name of a mountain on the island of Crete, the birthplace of the Greek god Zeus, as well as being the name of the nymph…

Shiva

Origin: Indian, Persian शिव (Hindi, Sanskrit) شیوا (Persian) שבעה (Hebrew) Meaning: a masculine Sanskrit name meaning “benign, kind, auspicious”. It’s also a feminine Persian name meaning “charming, elegant”. In Hindu mythology, Shiva is the Hindu god of destruction and renewal, the husband of the goddess Parvati. Variants: Siva (Hini, male). In Judaism, Shiva is a…

Chandra

Origin: Indian चण्ड (masculine form of Chandra) चण्डा (feminine form of Chandra) Meaning: derived from Sanskirt chand ( चन्द ) meaning “to shine” or “shining”, ultimately meaning “moon” Chandra is the Hindu god of the moon. He is depicted as young and beautiful, a two armed god with a club and a lotus, who rides his chariot…

Lalita

Origin: Indian Lalita ( ललिता ); Lalit ( ललित ) Meaning: playful, charming, desirable Variants: Lalit is the masculine form of Lalita

Ranjit

Origin: Indian  ( रञ्जित, रण्जीत, रणजित ) Meaning: “colored, pleased, delighted” or “charmed, beguiled” Variants: Ranjeet Ranj is a short form/diminutive of Ranjit

Veda

Origin: Indian  ( वेदा ) Meaning: knowledge

Soma

Origin: Hungarian, Indian, Greek, Japanese Meaning: from Hungarian som meaning “dogwood, cornel tree” Soma is also the name of a plant (and a Hindu god) from which an intoxicating drink is used from that plant for an ancient Vedic ritual. Soma is also the name of a Rigvedic god who somehow became merged or equated with…

Milan

Origin: Slavic Милан (Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian) Meaning: from Slavic element milu meaning :gracious, dear”. According to Wikipedia, it also has Indian and Latin origins; in Hindu it’s supposed to mean “eager”, “worthy”, or “competitor”, all coming from an expression meaning “a coming together”. In Latin, it’s supposed to mean “eager and laborious” In Slavic-speaking countries, Milan…

Amar, ‘Ammar

Origin: Indian, Bosnian, Arabic Meaning: it means immortal in Sanskrit while it’s also the Bosnian form of Arabic ‘Ammar, meaning pious, virtuous

Anila

Origin: Indian Meaning: feminine form of Anil, meaning “air, wind”

Arya, Aria

Origin: Indian, English Meaning: spelled Arya it’s an Indian name meaning ‘honorable, noble”. Spelled Aria it becomes a music word referring to a melody which means “air” in Greek and Latin and refers to a style of singing.

Kavi

Origin: Indian Meaning: wise man, sage, poet

Chetana

Origin: Indian Meaning: feminine form of Chetan, meaning visible, conscious, soul

Rakesh

Origin: Indian Meaning: lord of the full-moon day

Neela

Origin: Indian, Irish Meaning: dark-blue; champion or cloud Neela is a variation of the Indian Nila, meaning “dark blue”; it could also be another spelling of Neila or Neala, itself a feminine form of the name Neil, meaning “champion” or “cloud”

Tarachand

Origin: Indian Meaning: star Variants: Tarachande, Taraprashad