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Hindu names - general Information
Hindu is one of the group of vernacular Indian dialects spoken mostly in northern India. The literary and official language of northern India that is based on these dialects. It is written in Devanagari and uses Sanskrit as a resource language. Hindu relates to or supports Hinduism - "the Hindu faith" (syn: Hindu, Hindu, Hindustani )
Hindu baby-names - specific selection
A specific selection of nearly 800 Hindu baby-names have been included in this section. Additional sections detail a comprehensive collection of Indian baby names and their meanings.
Hindu Baby Boy Names
Hindu Baby Girl Names
Hindu Baby Names
The Source of Hindu baby names
The most ancient and common source of the Hindu name is from the names of God and the Gods. They also include the names of sages, saints, holy persons, deities, and the names of the incarnation of God. A Hindu name will often indicate caste and sect.
The Significance of a Hindu baby name
The naming of a Hindu baby is one of the most fundamental Hindu "samskars" or scripture based rites. The name is selected and it is believed that its meaning can inspire the baby to follow the path of righteousness. The name given to newborn Hindu babies are hoped to reflect divine qualities.
The Origins of Hindu baby-names
The origins of Hindu baby-names are based on the tradition that every Hindu baby receives a name selected from those of the family's Ishta Devata or chosen Deity.
Selection of a Hindu boy or girl name
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Hindu Baby Names