Why to Pick Meaningful Godly Names for Your Baby Girl?
The Names of Hindu Goddesses are vibrant and energetic. Naming your kids after such goddesses’ impact the overall development of the baby, inspiring her to acquire the many beautiful qualities of the deity. Also, the child will forever love you for the amount of thought you had put in to name them. So let us start with the rare and powerful goddess names in this post. Please do not forget to tell us about your favourite name and why in the comment box–
Beautiful and Uncommon Names of Hindu Goddess
Uncommon and Powerful names of Goddess Durga
Aadhya refers to the supreme or the very first power which is unparalleled and cannot be challenged. It is another name for Maa Durga.
The name has Indian and Persian roots. Aarya means a noble or honoured person who always knows right from wrong.
Adriti means excessive power- someone who is so powerful that they sometime lose their control over things. A little unsteady! The name is often used to signify the Goddess Durga, who often turns quite fearful while fighting the evil forces.
Aishani is a beautiful Hindu name that is quite unique and rare. It sounds pretty feminine on the ears and refers to the Goddess Parvati or Durga. Aishani is also a name to the goddess who lives in North-East i.e Ishanya.
ॐ अनन्तायै नमः।
Ananta means going on forever. Someone who is eternal and will be there till the very end.
In English, Anika is a woman with a lovely face and a graceful demeanour. However, in Sanskrit, the name suggests a group of soldiers who are brave and courageous.
A matter that is understood or a person who is followed or attended by a group of people or individuals is called Anwita. It’s a derived meaning which also means someone full of charm/beauty or power.
Aryahi is made of combining the two words Arya and Ahi, where Arya means noble and Ahi means the Sun / Heaven and Earth / Water.
ॐ दक्षायै नमः।
Dakshya is a person capable of handling everything or the most difficult of situations. Someone who can take strong decisions in the times of need and is extremely powerful, in many different ways. Also, in line with the Hindu mythology, Daksha was a king and father of Sati (a form of Goddess Durga)
She is the ultimate goddess- the chief goddess or the Goddess of all Goddesses.
ॐ एकायै नमः।
Eka means the one or only or unique. The name refers to Goddess Durga.
A beautiful and popular Hindu name which means the Goddess who protects. If you going to call her by that name, she will forever live under the kind protection of devi Isha ma.
Derived from Ish, Ishi too herself is the prime Goddess who has all the good attributes of the other goddesses.
In Sanskrit, Kaalaka is a bird or a fish or snow or a female genius. Like the depths of the skies, Kaalka could be the dark blue colour of the stormy clouds as well.
ॐ कामाख्यायै नमः।
Kamakhya is after the Kamakhya devi temple in Guwahati, Assam. It’s a popular Indian religious spot. Kamakhya is the devi of virginity. As she grants that every wish which a woman could make, her name also means the wish granter.
It is supposed in Indian mythologies that a girl doesn’t turn into a woman for as long as she lives her parents and belongs to them. The moment she is married off to a suitable groom, she becomes a woman. Kanyaka, however, is the goddess of virginity. She takes care of your daughter/little girl forever.
ॐ करालायै नमः।
Karala is someone who is strong and resilient enough to tear apart the evil. The name also signifies a tree or a sword.
ॐ कौशिक्यै नमः।
When the Goddess Durga appears in a silk fabric, in her most ravishing avatar, she is called Kaushiki.
In the mountains, Goddess Durga is known to be a consort of Kirateswar (Lord Shiva). As Shiva resides only in the mountains, goddess Durga accompanies her as the chief Woman of Kirata tribe.
Lord Shiva is often called Niranjan and his consort is Niranjana. It means a supreme-being and a full moon night.
ॐ नित्यायै नमः।
That something/someone which/who is constant and doesn’t change with the change in its surroundings. That remains eternal!
Sadhika is an achiever who is pure in heart & body and can perform a certain skill with dexterity.
Santati is a goddess who brings you out of all the troubles and worries. She is also known to be the goddess of child-birth.
The name is very popular among the Bengali communities. Someone who is flawless
or omnipresent is also called Sarbani.
Sarvani means the same as Sarbani i.e.; perfect or omnipresent.
Also spelled as Satyaki, Sattviki, in Hindu mythology, was a powerful warrior who fought wars based on right and wrong, and not for personal favours, grudges or biases. She is truthful and honest.
ॐ सौम्यायै नमः।
Saumyaa is a feminine name which means gentle from within or a pearl.
ॐ शाम्भव्यै नमः।
It’s a popular Goddess Durga name. In this avatar, Shambhavi is known to be the wife of Shambhu.
Shivani/Shivanshi शिवानि / शिवान्शी
As the name itself reflects, Shivani or Shivanshi is the wife of the powerful & the most innocent Lord Shiva.
It’s another name of Goddess Durga. Shool/Shul/Trishul means Spear, a weapon held by Maa Durga. So basically, Shulini is someone who bores the spear of the maa and can use it whenever placed opposite to the evil.
ॐ श्यामायै नमः।
The name refers to darkness or the black color. It is a subtle indication towards the goddess of the dark, the Goddess Kali that is.
It’s a trendy and unique name with a deep spiritual meaning. A reside of mountains is also known as Shayla.
ॐ वन्दिस्तुताकारायै नमः।
When you want to praise the gods in the heaven you sing hymns to make them hear you and understand how much you love them. Stuti is the same as the hymns, it is sung to make the lords up above happy.
She is a mystery. A Snake lady or a fantasy fairy-tale queen! It is hard to pin her down; it is even harder to guess her next move.
Every step that she takes is graceful and elegant. She is delicate at the same time is quite fascinating.
Something that caters to the cravings or satiates the needs of people. .
Trariti is fast and efficient and can get things done, perfectly, in a jiffy.
The name itself suggests that Trinetra is an individual with three eyes i.e.; Lord Shiva.
Goddess Durga is known for her speed and efficiency. Tvarita is another name for her, indicating the same swiftness and efficiency that Maa Durga posses.
Placed on the left corner of Vam.
Who bestows with grace or beauty
Female belonging to the Yadav clan or a consort of Yadav. Not to forget, lord Krishna himself belonged to the Yadav clan.
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The fire-born. A bit difficult to pronounce but rare and unique name of Goddess Lakshmi
Literally means river or something which emits a wave/stream.
The supreme award or honour is called Aditri.
The knowledge of the materialistic world.
Buddhi means brain, knowledge or enlightenment.
The response that a devotee gets after his/her prayers is called Deeta.
Deetya comes from Deeta i.e.; the response of the prayer.
The short and unique name Dhriti signifies courage or boldness. This is a very good choice for parents looking for baby names starting with Dh. Such beautiful names
are rare to start with Dh.
The name has is associated with Goddess Saraswati as Hams means swan and the Goddess is shown as riding Swan in Hindu mythology.
Harin means male deer or stag. Harini is the feminine form and refers to Goddess Laxmi in a deer avatara.
Graceful like a deer.
The name signifies water and the supreme/divine power associated with it, Lola Not constant or constantly moving here and there. The name sounds very modern and adorable.
Loukya means possessing worldly wisdom.
Wife or consort of Manu, an avatara of Lord Vishnu. Sweet and stylish name.
The literal meaning of this one of the 1000 names of Goddess Lakshmi is a clay vessel for carrying water.
Padma means lotus and janma means born. The name refers to someone born from a lotus.
The superior in a group. Short and sweet name.
Paramaa is an auspicious Goddess Laxmi name which means perfect or the greatest. The name sounds very powerful.
It’s a powerful feminine name used for Goddess Laxmi or Durga.
Punyaa means virtue or good deeds
Wealth. The name refers to Lord Vishnu. Such a trendy name with powerful meaning and origin.
It’s a unique name which means bestows with wealth.
The name has been derived from the word Sangh which means an assemblage or a gathering of people
Someone adorable or loveable. This is one of top 10 popular hindu baby girls names of 2017.
Auspicious or beautiful. Shree refers to Lord Vishnu and Shreea means his consort. Note that this is different than Shreya.
A plant. One of rarest names of goddess Lakshmi.
Someone acquiring adept knowledge of Vedas. And, Shruti also means one who is praised.
Shuchi means something or someone very glowing or pure.
Siddhi signifies success or achievement.
Something which is not moving or changing.
A true Goddess by all means.
Someone who grants blessings.
All set to bestow with blessings or advantages.
Vasavi is a consort to Lord Indira, the rain god.
The name signifies earth, which is known to be the mother and provider of everything to man.
Lord Indra’s wife is also known as Vasvi.
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Lovely Rare Names of Goddess Saraswati
A humble/kind/faithful/auspicious person or divine figure
The name refers to Goddess Saraswati who rides Hans or Swan
Ira is Goddess of speech and wisdom which refers to Goddess Saraswati. It’s a short
and modern name.
A traditional Indian name which means a female cuckoo
A powerful personality with godly wisdom, intelligence and virtue.
The name is associated with Goddess Saraswati. It suggests the traits like power, intelligence and mental vigour.
A fire or purifying element. It’s another name of Lord Murugan, a Vishnu avatara.
Pragya प्रग्या प्रज्ञा
Pragya signifies a specific skill/art or wisdom/intellect in a certain domain that is mastered with the time. Gya refers to gyan and Pra means a pro or master of a skill.
It means recurring or who carries/bears a Veena. Sharda may not be uncommon but is one of eternal beautiful names of Hindu Goddess Sarasvati.
Shriya brings Purity or prosperity. Although it is mainly Goddess Lakshmi’s name, however, sometimes, Goddess Sarasvati is also acknowledged by the same name.
also referred to as Shriya
It’s the feminine form of Swami which means a lady or Goddess Saraswati. The name is used in the Mantra Om Swamineya Namah.
Saraswati name Tulayayey Namah Tulay means to weigh / Raise and measure. So, it means the Goddess who decides the measure and comparison.
Vag refers to vocal or speech and hence the name means the Goddess of speech
Vagmita means eloquent. A person becomes eloquent due to blessings of Sarasvati Maata
Someone blessed with a speech
This beautiful short and sweet name means Praise, eloquent speech or fine diction, Music and all referring to Lord Saraswati
Vidhathri is an epithet of Goddess Saraswati. It also means an author or maker of something or a mother.
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Amazing Rare Names of Goddess Parvati
It is one of the names used to refer to Goddess Parvati. Or Lakshmi. Abhirami also means a charming or delightful personality.
An unstoppable or imperishable personality with immense power like Goddess Parvati. It is also used as an epithet for the Goddess.
A noble or great lady with a godly personality who can be worshipped. The name signifies Goddess Durga or Parvati.
The name is derived from Ish which means God. The name generates an essence of purity and is often used for making a reference to the Goddess Parvati. One who protects or it can be a prayer mumbled softly at nights. Eesha also means something bestowed by God/.
Goddess Parvati is also known with the name Gauri. In Sanskrit, the name means a white or a fair woman.
Ishanya means the residence of Lord Shiva and hence Ishanvi refers to Goddess Parvati. It’s a made-up name from Ishanya.
Mahesh is another name used for Lord Shiva, one of the Trinity Gods (Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh). The wife of Shiva i.e. Goddess Parvati is called as Maheshi.
It refers to ‘AUM’, the Shabda-Brahman or the primordial/ first sound of the universe. The name also refers to Goddess Parvati.
Which can’t be seen/invisible person. The name suggests an almost perfect personality and used as an epithet of Goddess Parvati.
It’s a mellifluous name used for Goddess Parvati or Durga. Someone born in the month of Shravan can also be called by the name.
It’s a popular Goddess Parvati name. It also refers to Goddess Parvati. The name has many other meanings like grandeur, fame, light or night.
Shiva’s consort can be called Shivanshi
Uttara simply means the North direction! It is said that the gods reside in the North, hence, Uttara itself becomes a very auspicious direction.
Beautiful Names Goddess Seeta
Bhargavi is a fascinating or a beautiful personality. A female descendant of Bhargu
It’s a language commonly used in the Mithila region in Bihar. The name is dedicated to the Queen of Mithila.
Born from Earth or the daughter of the earth (Prithvi)
Siya / Sia सिया / सिआ
Siya is the consort of Lord Rama.
Uncommon Names of Goddess Radha
Amoha knows right from wrong. She is straight and clear and is free from any sort of ignorance.
The name is derived from Hriday which means the heart. Also, Hridaya signifies a graceful or a charming personality who in their heart has an inclination or devotion towards Lord Krishna.
The name is associated with the word Jeevan which means life. So basically Jiva is someone who is full of life.
Ramani is someone who has the beauty to win your heart. She is adorable and quite ravishing.
The name talks about the pure and victorious love that Lord Krishna had for Radha. Radha is one of common names in India, however, by adding “ika” to the end, it becomes Radhika, which is new, stylish and catchy on the tongue.
Sarva covers the entirety. It means all or complete. It means the absolute.
Kama means love and Shri means Lord Krishna (Vishnu’s Avatar) and hence the name means Goddess Radha i.e. the Love of Krishna.
Shakha means a branch of a tree and Vishakha means lots of branches growing out of a tree.
Vrinda means Tulsi i.e. Holy Basil and sometimes it signifies malicious chorus of the
Other Hindu Goddess Names
Anahita (Goddess of Water Greek) अनाहिता
Someone who can’t be burnt. The water Goddess in Greek mythology Gargi (descendant of the sage
Gargi was one of the most learned female saints of India. She is the truest example of women empowerment. Learning about skilled or scholarly woman
Rhyah (Queen Of Sun) र्हिया
Queen of Hot and Bright Sun (Origin unknown)
Swaha (Goddess of Fire) स्वाहा
The word is often used in holy practices at home or office. It could give a holy touch to everything that is happening in your life.
Vaaruni (Goddess with the power of Varun) वारुणी
The consort of Varun Dev. Varun dev is the god of rain and is accompanied by Vaaruni wherever he goes.
Vaidiki (Vedic Form Lord) वैदिकि
A goddess who presents herself in a complete Vedic avatar.
So, if people are asking/suggesting your baby’s name daily. Surprise them with a highly unique, trendy, modish yet meaningful name. We assure you, if you chose one of the names mentioned above, everyone is going to love your choice, including the kid, once she grows up.
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