Cute and Short Meaningful Names for Hindu Baby Girls


Unique Short Names for Hindu Baby Girls

Why Short Names are Better?

They are easy to pronounce, they sound sweeter than longer names and its preferred by those who do not like to have pet names. A short name is ever trendy. Short names add on to cuteness of a girl’s personality. I am personally in favor of short names. Cute and short Meaningful Names for Hindu Baby Girls. Most Beautiful Modern Names for Hindu Baby Girls.
Below are carefully selected short names for Hindu Baby girls. They are 2 syllables (Hindi/Sanskrit) names. Most of them are Sanskrit Origin and all of them are truly meaningful.

Names for Hindu Baby Girls: Unique and Short

Aabha Glow / Luster / Shine (Alternate Spelling: Abha)
Aadhya Goddess Durga / First power (Alternate Spelling: Aadya / Adya)
Aanshi Gods gift
Aanvi Kind
Aara Light bringer
Aarna Goddess Laxmi
Aarvi Peace
Aarya Goddess Parvati / Durga / A noble lady (Alternate Spelling: Aaryaa)
Aashi Smile / Joy / Laughter / Blessing
Aasmi I am / Self-confident
Aasra King of fame
Aathi Arranger / Adjuster
Aavya First rays of Sun / Gift of God
Abda Worshipper
Abdhi Sea
Abja Born in water
Aboli The name of a flower
Achla The earth / Stable
Adah Adornment
Adri Mountain valley
Afra Dust colored / White
Aheli Pure
Aksha Soul / Gods blessing / A mosque
Akshi Abode / Existence
Ambu Water
Ami Nectar
Amvi A Goddess
Angi Decorating the God / Divine
Ani : Glass
Ania Grace
Anja Favor / Grace
Anku Grace
Anmi Dawn / Passionate / Precious
Annu Lord Shiva
Anny Prayer
Anshi Gods gift
Ansha Portion
Anvee Goddess
Anvi One of devis names / Name of a Goddess
Anya Inexhaustible / Limitless
Apra Materialistic knowledge / Top level of intelligence
Archa Worship
Archi Ray of light
Ardra 6th Nakshatra
Areet Beloved / Friend
Aria : A melody
Arja Divine
Arni The Sun
Arna Goddess Lakshmi
Arshi First Ray of Sun / Heavenly / Rice / Queen
Aru : The Sun
Arvi : Fresh water / Green water
Ashi Smile
Ashni Lightning
Asin Beauty
Asti Existence
Asya Grace
Aura : Air / Breeze / Wind
Baani Earth / Goddess Saraswati / Maiden
Bela : Sacred wood apple tree / Time / Creeper
Belli : Silver / A companion
Bhini Humid
Bini : Modest
Bithi Bunch of flower
Charvi : Beautiful girl / Beautiful woman
Daivi : Pious soule
Dali : Drawn up of God
Dani : God is my judge
Danvi : Charitable
Dea : Kindness / Goddess
Deep : A lamp / Beautiful
Dherya Petience
Dia : Divine
Dian Divine
Div : Pleasant / Gentle
Drish Sight
Edha Sacred / Wealth / Strength
Eesha Goddess Parvati /One who protects / Night prayer / Purity / Gift from God (Alternate Spelling: Eisha)
Eila The earth / Cardamom tree / Daughter of Manu
Eka Matchless / Alone / Unique / Goddess Durga (Alternate Spelling: Ekaa)
Ela The earth / Cardamom tree / Daughter of Manu
Esha Desire
Eta Luminous
Garvi Pride
Gavi A forest in kerala
Gaya Wise
Geya Song
Gina Silvery
Gini Gold
Gira Language
Giva Hill
Grahi Accepting
Greha Planet
Griva Girls who has beautiful singing neck
Hansa Swan
Harni Beautiful flower
Hasti Great
Heeya Heart
Heni Crown
Heta Love
Hili Dancer
Hima Gold / Snow
Hita Who wants good for every one / Lovable
Hitee Love and care (Alternate Spelling: Hiti)
Homa Born out of sacred fire
Hrida Pure
Hrisha Lord Vishnu
Hriti Happiness
Hruti Love
Hyma Goddess Parvati
Ibha Elephant
Iha The earth / Desire / Endeavour
Ikshu Sugarcane
Ila The earth / Cardamom tree / Daughter of Manu
Ina Mother / Strong / Sun
Inka Foremost one
Inu Attractive
Ipsa Desire / Iksha (Alternate Spelling: Ipsha)
Ishi Goddess Durga
Ishra Related to God / Travel by night
Ishta Beloved / Lord Vishnu / Goddess Lakshmi / Name given to karmic Yoga (Alternate Spelling: Ishtaa)

Ishya Spring
Jashvi One who gets credit
Jasu Brainy
Jenu Well-born / Noble
Jenya Truth / Original
Jia Heart / Sweet heart
Jigi Goddess Laxmi
Jisha The person having the highest feelings for living
Joya Rejoicing
Juhi A flower
Jui A flower
Kaaya Body / Elder sister
Kala Art / Talent / Creativity
Kalka Blue / Durga / Pupil if the eye
Kani Girl
Kanvi Flute / Name of Radha Rani
Kashu Mist
Kasni Flower / Special girl / Goddess Lakshmi
Kasvi Shining / Bright / Glowing
Katha Talk
Kavni A small poem
Kavya Poetry in motion
Kena Greatest champion
Keshi A woman with beautiful hair
Keya A monsoon flower
Khiaa Boat
Kimi Noble / Secret / Righteous
Kina Little one
Kira The Sun
Kitu Singer
Kiva Fair / Beautiful / Gentle / Lotus
Kiya The cooing of a bird
Kripi Beautiful
Kriya Performance
Kuhu Cuckoo bird sings Kuhu
Kusha Talented
Kyra Lord
Kyna Intelligence
Labha Profit
Lakhi Goddess Laxmi
Lara Laurel / Bright / Famous / Protection / Graceful
Lavi Lovable
Lavy Love
Lavya Renowned for his devotion to his Guru
Laya Musical Rhythm
Lekya Mathematician
Lema The name lemma means a creeper / A deer / A lady
Lena A devoted one / Tender / Woman of magdala
Lira Devotee of Goddess Kali
Lisha Noble sort
Lola Goddess Lakshmi
Luni Salty
Lyna Noble
Maahi River / Great earth / Heaven and earth conjoined
Maghi Giving gifts
Malli Flower
Margi Traveler
Marvi Beauty redefined
Meeli Bitter / A meeting / To find
Megha Cloud
Mili Bitter / A meeting / To find
Misha Smile
Mishi Sugarcane
Mruda Parvati / Affectionate
Nabha Nobel high / Sky / No limit
Nami One of vishnus name
Oja Vitality
Oma Life giver
Oni Shelter
Pahi Petal of a flower
Pal King / Guardian / Moment
Parna Leaf
Parni Leafy
Parvi Festival
Peya Everyones favorite
Pihoo She is great / Sweet sound / Pea-hen (Alternate Spelling: Pihu/ Peehu)
Preya Beloved
Rachi East / Morning
Ragi Loving / Very much attached
Rai Radha
Ranu The heavens
Ranvi Large settlement
Raya Flow / Sated with drink
Rea Gem / Goddess Lakshmi / Graceful / Singer
Reeja Goddess Lakshmi / Good news / Desire / Hope
Reela Beautiful
Reesha Feather / Line / Saintly
Reet Tradition / Culture
Reeva River / A star
Reeya Rich or from hadria / Gem / Goddess Lakshmi / Graceful / Singer
Reha Destroyer of enemies / Star
Remi Oarsman
Rena Cute / Gem / Joyous song
Renee To be reborn
Rewa Swift
Reya Rich or from hadria / Gem / Goddess Lakshmi / Graceful / Singer
Rhea Stream
Ria Rich or from hadria / Gem / Goddess Lakshmi / Graceful / Singer
Ribha Sings praises / Lord Shiva
Ridhi Good fortune / Prosperity
Risha Feather / Line / Saintly
Rishu To rise / Honest
Riti Method / Wealth / Memory / Well being
Riya Gem / Goddess Lakshmi / Graceful / Singer
Rochi Light
Rolee Sindoor / Famous land (Alternate spelling: Roli / Roly)
Rooyi Cotton
Rua Goddess Parvati / almost perfect / Invisible
Ruha Grown / Ascended
Ruhi A music tune / A flower
Ryka Born out of a hymn / Prayer
Saavi Goddess Lakshmi / The Sun
Saee Female friend / A flower
Saha Tolerant / The earth / An Apsara or celestial nymph
Sai Female friend / A flower
Sakhi Friend
Salvi Savior
Sanha Skilful / Radiance / Elegance / Conciseness
Sanvee Goddess Lakshmi (Alternate Spelling: Saanvi / Saanvee)
Sara Princess / Noble lady / Precious
Sasha Defender of men / Helper of humankind / Defender of mankind
Saura Celestial
Savi Goddess Lakshmi / The Sun
Sayee Friend
Seaya Shadow
Seya Shadow
Shari Arrow
Sharvi Divine
Shasha The Moon
Sheen Brightness
Shichi Glow
Shini To shine among all
Shoni One of complexion of red lotus
Shravi Cool
Shreea Goddess Lakshmi / Auspicious / Prosperity / Great
Tapi Name of a river
Tasha Birth
Tashi Prosperity
Tashu Horse
Thea Gift of God
Toya Water
Tuhi Bird sound
Urmi Wave
Urna Cover
Urva Big
Urvi Earth
Ushi Wish / Desire
Vachi Nectar like speech
Vadhi Lord of gods
Valli Creeper
Vama Woman
Vamsee Flute of Lord Krishna
Vanhi Fire
Vara Goddess Parvati (Alternate Spelling: Varaa)
Vari Water / Sea
Vasa Independent / Submissive / Willing / Dependent
Vaya Child / Branch / Energy / Power / / Power/ Veda Pious / Writing of the aryans
Vega Brightest star
Vela Time / Season
Vena Desire / To move / Discern / To play on An instrument
Vija Conqueror / Victorious / One who is victorious over everyone
Vini Rukmani
Vipa Speech
Viri Flower
Viva Full of life
Viya Poem
Yaami Path / Progress
Yahvi Heaven / Earth
Yana Slavic / God is gracious / A new birth
Yara The bright light
Yashi Famous / Successful
Yasi Famous / Successful
Yema Our Joy
Yesa Fame
Yesha Fame
Yoga An art of achieving happiness
Yuga Lord Murugan
Ziya Splendor or light or glow

Read: List of Sweet and Selected Nicknames for Babies

Please don’t forget to comment which names you liked most. Also please do share names for Hindu baby girls which are short and beautiful , if you know any which I forgot to include in above list.


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      • Hi Sapna
        I have chosen the name Archi for my girl. But I am not sure about the title. Please help me.

        And also I must say great work

        • Sapana

          Hi Madhu,
          Archi is a Sanskrit name which means: Ray/Shining/Bright
          Its a positively meaningful and rare baby name. Short and easy to pronounce. Good choice.

      • Hi, sapana, nice work…It’s realy helpful.
        I want to give my parents name to my daughter…
        My mom name is Aruna and my dad name is Ravindra. Plz suggest good name

  1. hi Sapana,
    Could you pls suggest some good names with Sa for my girl baby.
    Also pls suggest baby names based on our names. (Sankar & Satia)
    Sankar C

      • Thanks for your reply 🙂

        Could pls share few more names starts with Pra/Sa.

        We need to finalise names in two/three days of time. kindly help us.

        Sankar C

        • Sapana

          Praasha Desire
          Praatika Image / Symbolic
          Pracheeta Origin / Starting point
          Pradyuta To begin to shine
          Pragnika Clever lady
          Praharsha Happy girl
          Prahasini Continues smiling girl
          Prajisha Morning
          Pramik Best / Fulfilling desires
          Pranal God
          Pranamya Offering obeisances
          Pranani Most beautiful
          Pranavee Goddess Parvati / The first sound of universe Aum (Alternate Spelling: Pranavi)
          Pranaya Leader
          Pranidhi Spy
          Pranika Goddess Parvati
          Pranisha Love to life
          Pranja Very cute
          Pranusha Prathama Usha – first rays of the morning Sun
          Pranvi Forgiveness / Goddess of life / Maa Parvati
          Pranvuta Praised
          Prasheila Ancient time
          Prashi Accomplishment / Fame
          Prashvita Parvati / Lord Shivas wife
          Prathulya Incomparable
          Prathusha Saisudha / Early morning / Dawn
          Prathysha Saisudha / Early morning / Dawn
          Prathyumna Victory
          Prathyusha Saisudha / Early morning / Dawn
          Prati One who appreciates and loves music
          Pratichi West
          Pratika Image / Beautiful / Symbol / Symbolic
          Pratitha Well known
          Prattusha Beautiful / soft
          Prattysha Morning
          Pratusha Saisudha / Early morning / Dawn
          Pratushya Morning
          Pratyaksha One who is real
          Pratyaya Perception / Thought / Intention
          Pratyusha Bright morning
          Pravara Eminent
          Prayukta Experimented
          Prayushi Pure
          Prayuta Mingled with
          Saadhvi Religious women / Courteous / Polite
          Saahana Raga
          Saarya Name of a pious woman
          Saatvika Goddess Durga / Calm (Alternate Spelling: Saatwika)
          Saavi Goddess Lakshmi / The Sun
          Saavini Pertaining to the month of Saavan / One who prepares Soma
          Sabrang Rainbow
          Sachita Consciousness
          Sadhvi Religious women / Courteous / Polite
          Saesha With great desire and wish / Truth of life
          Sagnika Fiery / Passionate / Married / With fire
          Sahuri War / Powerful / Victorious / The earth
          Sahya A mountain in india
          Saisha With great desire and wish / Truth of life (Alternate Spelling: Saiyeisha)
          Saketa Lord Krishna (Alternate Spelling: Saketha)
          Samanvi One who has all the best qualities
          Sambhwi Durga
          Samiha Generous
          Samika Peaceful
          Samiksha Analysis
          Samita Collected
          Samithra Good friend
          Sanchana Gathering of good habits
          Sanchaya Collection
          Sanha Skilful / Radiance / Elegance / Conciseness
          Sanheeta A compilation or a bunch of vedic hymns / Code (Alternate Spelling: Sanhitha)
          Sanmaya Equal / Removal of obstacles / Etc
          Sanmita Goddess Parvati / Prasanna Lakshmi
          Sanoja Eternal
          Sanrakta Red / Pleasant / Beautiful
          Sanwari Dusky
          Sanya Eminent / Distinguished / Born on saturday
          Sarasvi Water / Saraswathi Goddess
          Sarayu A holy river
          Sarisha Charming
          Sarit River
          Sarjena Creative
          Sarunati Nobleminded
          Sarvani Durga / Universal / Complete
          Sarvari Night

          I hope this helps

  2. Ardra : 6th Nakshatra
    Areet : Beloved / Friend
    Aria : A melody
    Arja : Divine
    Arni : The Sun
    Vipa : Speech
    Viri : Flower
    Viva : Full of life
    Please tell me which one of above are most uncommon and also if they are easy to pronounce. I live out of India hence need a short and easy to pronounce name. Thanks in advance

    • Sapana

      Uncommon and easy to pronounce from your list: Aria Arni Vipa and Viri. Your selection is already very good.

  3. They all are meaningful and rare. All are beautiful. Excellent work girl! Thanks a lot for your efforts for helping parents.

  4. Hi. Impressive work, i must say. I have searched for a name that signifies ‘truth’ on different platforms, including yours but not able to get a perfect one. ‘Jenya’ is a nice name that also means truth but i am looking for a name that starts with ‘S’ as me and my wife, both have names starting with the letter ‘S’. Can you help me?

  5. Hey Sapana,
    This list of cute baby names is very good. I like few names such as Adri, Afra, Aheli, Aksha, Akshi but unable to select the best one for my baby. She was born on 02 February. Can you help me in selecting a good and meaningful name?

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  9. Gira is nice name. I saw Geer for boys on another list on ur website. Are they same names? I mean their meaning and source?
    Looking for names for my twin baby girl and boy. Geer and Geera will be too close thought. (I sent you email. pls check)

    • Sapana

      Hi Praveen
      Gira and Geer come from same origin i.e. language/speech in Sanskrit.
      I replied to your email.

  10. My baby was born on 5th June 2017. According to birth date, she is a Gemini. What will be the right name for her according to the astrology and numerology? My name is Madhuri and my husband’s name is Ashish. Also, let me know what are the things I have to consider while selecting a name for her.

  11. I want a sweet nicknames for my cousin with starting letter G. I have checked the list of names that you have mentioned here.
    But it is short and I am a bit confused. Can you suggest a few more names with G?

  12. I am unable to find a good nickname for my baby. Can you tell me what are the measures which I should consider while selecting a good name? Also give some suggestions of cute nicknames for baby girl.

  13. The list of names is huge and finding a suitable name for a girl is the toughest task. So many beautiful names. I like a few names.
    Can you suggest which is the best one for a July born girl?

  14. I like your collection of new and stylish Indian baby girl names. No doubts it’s awesome. However, I want a stylish name for my baby but unable to find the best one. Do you have more names or you can suggest a good meaningful and stylish name for my baby girl. Please skip the mythological names.

  15. Hey,
    I want a cute nickname for my baby girl. I want some unique names with starting letter J. Juhi and Jia are very common names. Please suggest a few indian baby girl names.

  16. Zena, Zuba, Zeshi, Ziri are some baby girl names that I have shortlisted for my girl. Can you help me in suggesting the best one? I am completely clueless

  17. From past few days, I was searching a good name for my baby girl but unable to find one. After checking your post, I have some hope. I need a customized name, my husband name is Rishi and my name is Richa. Is any good combination feasible? If you have any suggestion then please let me know.

  18. My girl was born on 15 June, hence her rashi is Taurus. Can you suggest a good name according to her rashi. Also, the name should be unique and meaningful. Thanks in Advance

  19. You have listed so many beautiful baby girl names here. But I don’t know how to select the best name for my girl. Can you tell me how to select the best baby girl name

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  21. Why selecting a meaningful name is important for parents? Is it necessary to know the meaning? a few months back i have listed down many names that I like the most but I am unable for select the best.
    Sanvi, Sachita, Saavi, Shreyasa, Sambhavi are a few names.

    • Sapana

      Hi Reena,
      The meaning is important because a positively meaningful name inspires the child life long also a name is the first impression of the person.
      It is totally up to parents.
      all of the names you have selected are positively meaningful.
      Most of Hindu names are anyways meaningful.
      Find more meaningful and rare baby girls names here

  22. Hi,
    I am blessed with two cute baby girls, both are in-identical twins. My panditji has given a starting letter C for their name. I have researched a lot but couldn’t find any good names but some of the names I have mentioned below. Can you suggest the best names for twin sister.

  23. The list of meaningful hindu baby girl names is really good. But I am looking for some good suggestion for names that start with E. I like Edha, Eesha, Eka but they are a bit common. Can you help me in providing some unique and rare names?

  24. From past few days I was searching a cute and rare name for my baby girl. Finally I found a few. Can you suggest good baby girl names with H?

    • Sapana

      Both of the names if you are relating to Sanskrit then are variants of Yash. which means Success and Fame.
      Originally its Yasha

    • Sapana

      Hi Tracy,
      Vena (वेना) is a Sanskrit Word, meaning: Love / Desire
      Its a beautiful short n easy to pronounce name.

    • Sapana

      Drisha means sight, we interpret it as beautiful view/lloking for a name. Its a nice name for a new generation baby girl.

  25. Ronak Trivedi on

    I am looking for my two days old daughter. I think I landed on the right page. Ishra is such a beautiful name…

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