Cute and Short Meaningful Names for Hindu Baby Girls

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Unique Short Names for Hindu Baby Girls

Presenting to you the most selective list of short yet meaningful, snazzy, cute girl names for the baby girl of a modern Indian family. We are the experts of discovering and also making new, short and sweet yet powerful Indian names suitable for new generation Indian babies.

Hindu Baby Names for Girls: Cute and Short

Abdhi आब्धि Sea
Abha आभा Glow/ Luster
Abja अब्जा Born in water
Aboli अबोलि Name of a flower
Achla अचला The earth/ Stable
Adah अदाह् Adornment(Hebrew)
Adhya आध्या Goddess Durga/ First power
Adri आद्री Mountain valley
Afra आफ्रा Dust colored/ White(Arabic)
Aheli अहेली Pure (Origin Unknown)
Aksha अक्शा Immortal/Soul
Akshi अक्शी Immortal
Aliza अलीझा Joy, Delight (Hebrew)
Alma अल्मा Nourishing (English)
Alva अल्वा White(English)
Ambu अम्बु Water
Ami अमी Nation (Hebrew)
Amvi अम्वी Goddess Amba (Origin Unknown)
Ani आनी Unique/Beautiful(Armenian)
Ania आनीआ Grace (Polish)
Anmi अन्मी Dawn/ Passionate (Bengali?)
Annu अनु Atom
Anny Prayer(Hebrew)
Ansha अन्शा Portion
Anshi अंशी Gods gift/New Generation
Anshi अंशी Gods gift
Anvee अनवी Goddess
Anvi अन्वि Kind
Anvi अन्वि Name of a Goddess
Anya अन्या Inexhaustible/ Limitless
Apra अप्रा Top level of intelligence
Ara आरा Speedy/Iron
Ara आरा Opinionated (Arabic)
Archa अर्चा Worship
Archi आर्ची Ray of light
Ardra अर्द्रा 6th Nakshatra
Areet आरीत Beloved/ Friend
Aria आरीआ Air/Melody(Italian)
Arja अर्जा Divine
Arna अर्णा Goddess Laxmi/River
Arna अर्णा Goddess Lakshmi
Arni अर्नी Free from Debts
Aru अरु The Sun
Arvi आरवी Peace
Ashi आशी Lady(Bhutan)
Ashni आश्नि Lightning/Rudra
Asmi आस्मी I am/ Self-confident
Asra आस्रा River of Paradise (Arabic)
Astra आस्त्रा Star (English)
Asya अस्या Grace(Hebrew)/Dance by Parvati
Asya अस्या Dance by Parvati/ Grace(Hebrew)
Athi आती Aquatic Bird
Aura औरा Breeze (Latin)
Avi अवी Lord/Sun
Bella बेल्ला Beautiful(French)
Bhati भाती Luminous
Bhini भीनी Pleasant
Bodhi बोधि Enlighten
Charvi चार्वी Beautiful woman
Daivi दैवी Pious soul
Deep दीप A lamp/ Beautiful
Della डेल्ला Noble(English)
Delma डेल्मा Hospitable (English)
Deya देया Gift
Dhanvi धान्वि Armed with a Bow
Dherya धैर्या Petience
Dia दीया Lamp(Hindi)
Drea द्रेया Man, Warrior (English)
Drisha द्रीशा Sight/Beautiful
Edha एधा Passion Power
Eesha एषा Goddess Parvati
Eila एइला The earth/ Cardamom
Eka एका Matchless /Goddess Durga
Ela एला The earth/ Cardamom tree
Esha एषा Desire
Eta एता Luminous/Brilliant
Frea फ्रेया Lady (English)
Garvi गर्वी Pride
Gavi गावि A forest in kerala
Gaya गया Wise
Geya गेया Singer
Gira गिरा Language
Grahi ग्राही Accepting
Greha ग्रेहा Planet
Griva ग्रीवा Singer
Hasti हस्ती Great
Heli हेलि Sun/Embrace
Hesha हेशा Strong
Hima हिमा Gold/ Snow
Hita हिता Love
Homa होमा Born out of sacred fire
Hrida हृदा Hearty/Pure
Hrisha हृशा Lord Vishnu
Hriti ह्रिति Happiness
Hyma हैमा Goddess Parvati
Ibha इभा Elephant
Iha इहा The earth/ Desire
Ikshu इक्षु Eye
Ila इला Earth/ Daughter of Manu
Ina ईना Mother/ Strong/ Sun
Inka इनका Foremost one
Ipsa इप्सा Desire
Ishi इशी Goddess Durga/Commanding
Ishta इष्ता Beloved/ Goddess Lakshmi
Ishya इश्या Spring
Jena जेना White/ smooth (English)
Jenya जेन्या Truth/ Original
Jia जिया Heart/ Sweet heart (Arabic)
Jina जीना Gold/ Bright/ Vishnu
Jisha जिशा Highest feelings for living
Jui जुई A flower
Kaaya काया Body/ Elder sister
Kala कला Art/ Talent/ Creativity
Kani कनी Girl
Katha कथा Story
Kavya काव्या Poetry in motion
Keli केली Earth/ Sport
Kiki किकि Nickname for K-name (English)
Kora कोरा Maiden (Greek)
Kuhu कूहु Cuckoo bird sings Kuhu
Labdhi लब्धि Gain
Leya लेया Loyalty (Spanish)
Maghi माघी Full Moon in Magh
Mahi माही River/ Great Earth
Mara मारा Eternally beautiful (Greek)
Margi मार्गि Traveler
Marvi मार्वी Beauty redefined
Mia मिआ Beloved (English)
Nabha नभा Nobel high/ Sky/ No limit
Neva नेवा New/ White Race (English)
Nimi निमी Sparkling Eyes
Oma ओमा Life giver
Oni ओनी Shelter
Parna पर्णा Leaf
Parni पर्णी Leafy
Rai राई Radha
Raya रया Flow/ Sated with drink
Raya रया Zeal /Princess
Reet रीत Tradition/ Culture
Rewa रेवा Swift
Reya रेया Lakshmi/ Graceful/ Singer(Multiorigin)
Ribha रिभा Sings praises/ Lord Shiva
Ridhi रिधि Good fortune/ Prosperity
Rishu रिशू To rise/ Honest
Riti रीति Method/ Wealth/ Memory/ Well being
Rochi रोची Light
Rolee रोली Sindoor/ Famous
Roya रोया Dream, Vision (Persian)
Rua रुआ Goddess Parvati/ Perfect/ Invisible
Ruha रूहा Grown/ Ascended
Ruta रूता Truth
Saee सई Female friend/ A flower
Saha सहा Tolerant/ The earth/ Apsara
Sai सई Female friend/ A flower
Sakhi सखी Friend
Sanha सनहा Skillful/ Radiance/ Elegance
Sara सारा Princess/ Noble/ Precious
Sara सारा Best
Saura सौरा Celestial
Savi सावी Goddess Lakshmi/ The Sun
Sayee सई Friend
Sela सेला A Rock (English)
Shari शारी Arrow
Shini शिनी To shine among all
Shoni शोणी One of complexion of red lotus
Shravi श्रावी Cool
Shreea श्रीआ Goddess Lakshmi/ Auspicious/ Great
Tashi ताशी Prosperity
Toya तोया Water
Toya तोया Toy (English)
Urmi उर्मि Wave
Urna उर्ना Cover
Urva उर्वा Big
Urva उर्वा Great/ Ocean
Urvi उर्वी Earth
Ushi उशी Wish/ Desire
Valli वल्लि Creeper
Vari वारी Water/ Sea
Vega वेगा Brightest star
Vela वेला Time/ Season
Vela वेला Time/ Season/ Tide
Vena वेना Desire/ Discern/ Musical instrument
Vena वेना Desire/ Anxious
Viha विहा Heaven/ Air/ Sky
Vipa वीपा Speech
Xena झेना Hospitable (English)
Yahvi याह्वि Heaven/ Earth
Yoga योगा An art of achieving happiness
Yuga यूगा Era/ Lord Murugan
Zia झीया Light (Arabic)
Zina ज़ीना Vishnu/ Buddha/ Victorious
Ziri ज़ीरी Cricket (Sanskrit)
Ziva झीवा Splendour(Hebrew)

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PLEASE NOTE: Most of the above names are Sanskrit (If not, other origins are mentioned in brackets).
Other origin names are selected which are suitable for Indian Baby girls. (i.e. Easy for Indians to pronounce)
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118 Comments

    • Sapana

      Hi Shalu,
      I can not suggest nicknames from meaning as I dont know the meaning, Is mayanshi Made up from Maya +Anshi?
      Some suggestions which match with the name:
      Yosha: Doll
      Smaya: Pride
      Mahi: River

    • Sapana

      Hi Prachi,

      Aurna और्णा
      Girna गीर्णा
      Parnavi पर्णवी
      Rajsi राजसी
      Ranva रण्वा
      Rayna रायना
      Roshagni रोषाग्नि
      Sahora सहोरा
      Sahuri साहुरि
      Samyuga संयुगा
      Saraga सारगा
      Sarga सार्गा
      Sarva सर्वा
      Saveri सवेरी
      Seera सीरा

      Meanings you will find in the list.

    • Sapana

      Akansha + Mukesh Combination names:
      Adrisha Himalaya
      Agresha Goddess
      Ahiransha Sun
      Aishika Lord Shiva
      Aishini Iron
      Akrita Sharer in the Privileges of a Son
      Amuktha Jewel
      Anika Army /Chief /Durga
      Ariktha Abundant
      Karshina Attractive
      Kashina Shining
      Kushagra Skilled
      Manishi Intelligent
      Marisha Respectable
      Mayusva Ray
      Sharika Kind of Bird
      Shreesha Goddess of Wealth

    • Sapana

      Hi Santanu,
      Sharing some suggestions for Nicknames from Combinations of Santanu and Amrita
      Ahna
      Aishini
      Amaya
      Amna
      Arinuta
      Arna
      Amani
      Anya
      Ashni
      Sharmi
      Sharin
      Sharya
      Shasha
      Shishta
      Shlila
      Shona
      Shraya
      Shreea
      Shrena
      Smaya
      Suyosha
      For Akshita: Aksha, Askhu like nicknames are common which you must be knowing already.

    • Sapana

      Sadhvena साध्वेना (**)

      Abheri आभेरि
      Adeena अदिना
      Adhvara आध्वरा
      Ainidrisha ऐनिद्रिशा
      Amura अमूरा
      Arabhi अराभि
      Asavari असावरि
      Dhira धीरा
      Dhivana धिवना
      Dhivara धीवरा
      Dhruna ध्रुना
      Dhvena ध्वेना
      Sahora सहोरा
      Sanemi सानेमी
      Sanha सनहा
      Sanitra सनित्रा
      Saranya सारन्या

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    Hello,

    Can you suggest some hindhu and unique baby girl names(it should be only 2 akshara) or combining pradeep and anusha.

    And also nick names to call her.

    • Sapana

      Hi Atul,
      Here are some selected names which are related to Music, most of the names are Indian Musical Raga names, some mean Singer etc.
      Abheri आभेरि
      Angshi आङ्क्षी
      Arabhi अराभि
      Arkahi आर्कही
      Aroha आरोहा
      Arohana आरोहना
      Asavari असावरि
      Bahar बाहर
      Barwa बरवा
      Charani चारनी
      Dhruna ध्रुना
      Dhuvaka धुवका
      Gathika गथिका
      Gathita गठिता
      Gishnu गीष्णु
      Hrinkari ह्रिंकारि
      Ikara इकारा
      Kahala काहला
      Kakli काकली
      Lesha लेषा
      Marva मारवा
      Nayaki नायकी
      Ragavi रागवी
      Sarga सार्गा
      Saveri सवेरी
      Shasti शास्ति
      Sugeshna सुगेष्णा
      Talina तलिना
      Varali वराली
      Vedhya वेध्या
      Vena वेना
      Vipra विप्रा

      Please check the meanings n other details in A-Z names list

    • Sapana

      Hi Sushmitha,
      Please check the meanings in A-Z names list
      Abheesha अभीषा
      Abhishta अभीष्ता
      Ahishta अहिष्ता
      Ainidrisha ऐनिद्रिशा
      Aisha आइषा
      Aishini ऐशिनी
      Aksha अक्शा
      Animisha अनिमिषा
      Anvesha अन्वेशा
      Ashesha अशेषा
      Ashni आश्नि
      Parvisha पर्विषा
      Prakarsha प्रकर्षा
      Sahuri साहुरि
      Sharin शारीन
      Sharvani शर्वाणी
      Shreesha श्रीषा
      Shrina श्रीणा
      Srinisha सृनिषा

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    Hi mam. Can you suggest baby girl name, My name Siva Anjith Kumar, my wife name Prasanna Lakshmi, son name Lohith Krishna.

    New Born baby Girl name start with KO/KAO, meaning should be name of goddess, Ammavaru.

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    Siva Anjith Desu on

    Hi Sapana, Can you please suggest name for my baby Girl.

    My name -Siva Anjith Kumar/wife name Prasanna Lakshmi/son Lohith Krishna.

    Suggest some names start with KO, KAo Aswell.

    Thanks in advance

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