Hindi Baby Names
Hindi baby namesare very rare in the United States and only a few make it into the annual lists of the most popular baby names. However, Hindi baby names started to attract more attention in the recent years, in the first place due to the strive for uniqueness which is currently very trendy. An increasing number of parents want to give their child a name that will make him or her stand out from the crowd. For that reason they have started searching for inspiration in other cultures, especially those who would like to give their child a “unique“ name which has a concrete meaning at the same time. And this is exactly what makes Hindi baby names an ideal choice. They do not only sound exotic but typically have a great meaning too. Selection of a baby name is a serious business for the Hindus. They believe that the name has a profound influence on a person’s life which is why they pay attention to several factors other than the meaning of the name, in the first place to the child’s astrological sign. Traditionally, Hindi names are associated with Hindu gods and goddesses, mythological creatures, divine powers, natural and astrological phenomena, etc. which are supposed to help the child in life. Often, Hindi names reveal a particular cast too. There is no need to bother yourself with the things that are traditionally taken into consideration in the selection of a Hindi name if you are not Hindu because you would need quite some time to figure out the things you need to pay attention to and why. Go for Hindi names that sound good or have a great meaning, or both.
Only a few Hindi names are among the most popular baby names in the United States which is why it is impossible to make a list of the top 20 Hindi names.
|Here are 20 Hindi baby boy names you may consider appealing even if you are not Hindu:
Jay or Jai (“victory“)
|Too few Hindi female names made it among the top 1000 baby girl names to be able to make a list of the top 20 most popular Hindi baby girl names. The following 20 Hindi female names include those handful that made it into the Social Security Administration list of the top 1000 most popular baby girl names in 2010 as well as a selection of names that sound good and have a great meaning at the same time:
Maya (“illusion“, “dream“)
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