Friday, September 05, 2008

Hindu Baby Names Table for Rashi and Nakshatra

In India, babies are generally named on Nakshatra and Charan. There are total 27 Nakshatra (constellations) and each Nakshatra contains 4 padas or charanas. This is a table from which you can select the namakshar (first character of the name). For example, the baby birth happened in 4th charan of Chitra nakshatra, so you have to select fourth character in the last column in front of Chitra row. The table suggests that the name should begin with 'Re' (री) alphbet of Devanagri (Hindu/ Sanskrit) Varnamala. You can find nakshatra and charan using any vedic astrology software. is a free software and you can use that as well.

NoNakshatraFirst Letter of Baby's Name for all four charan/ pada
1Aswini Chu (चू) , Che (चे), Cho (चो), La (ला)
2Bharani Lee (ली), Lu (लू), Le (ले), Lo (लो)
3Krithika A (आ), E (ई), U (उ), Ea (ऐ)
4 RohiniO (ओ), Va (वा), Vi (वी), Vu (वू)
5Mrigashiras We (वे), Wo (वो), Ka (का), Ki (की)
6Aardhra /
Arudra (Telugu)
Ku (कू), Gha (घ), Ing (ङ), Jha (झ)
7Punarvasu Ke (के), Ko (को), Ha (हा), Hi (ही)
8Pushyami Hu (हू), He (हे), Ho (हो), Da (डा)
9 Ashlesha De (डी), Du (डू), De (डे), Do (डो)
10Magha/Makha Ma (मा), Me (मी), Mu (मू), Me (मे)
11P.Phalguni/ Poorva Phalguni
/ Pubba (Telugu)
Mo (मो), Ta (टा), Ti (टी), Tu (टू)
12U.Phalguni/ Uthraphalguni /
Uttara (Telugu)
Te (टे), To (टो), Pa (पा), Pe (पी)
13Hastha Pu (पू), Sha (ष), Na (ण), Teha (ठ)
14Chitra Pe (पे), Po (पो), Ra (रा), Re (री)
15 SwaathiRu (रू), Re (रे), Ro (रो), Taa (ता)
16Vishaakha Tee (ती), Tue (तू), Teaa (ते), Too (तो)
17Anuraadha Na (ना), Ne (नी), Nu (नू), Ne (ने)
18Jyeshta No (नो), Ya (या) Yi (यी), Uu (यू)
19 Moola Ye (ये), Yo (यो), Ba (भा), Be (भी)
20 P.Shada/PoorvashaadaBu (भू), Dha (धा), Ea (फा) Eaa (ढा)
21 U.Shada/Uthrashaada Be (भे), Bo (भो), Ja (जा), Ji (जी)
22 ShraavanJu (खी), Je (खू), Jo (खे), Sha (खो)
23 Dhanishta Ga (गा), Gi (गी), Gu (गू), Ge (गे)
24Shathabhisha Go (गो), Sa (सा), Si (सी), Su (सू)
25 P.Bhadra/Poorvabhadra Se (से), So (सो), Da (दा), Di (दी)
26 U.Bhadra/Uthrabhadra Du (दू), Tha (थ), Jha (झ), Jna (ञ)
27 Revathi De (दे), Do (दो), Cha (चा), Chi (ची)

In certain section of India, especailly north India, the name is selected based on the Rashi (Moon Sign). Here is a table for names based Rashi -

Naming baby based on rasi (North India)
RasiFirst Letter of Baby's Name
Mesa A, L, E (अ, ल, ई)
Vrishabha Ba, Va, U (ब, व, ऊ)
Mithuna Ka, Gha (क, छ, घ)
Karka Da, Ha (ड, ह)
Simha Ma, Ta (म, ट)
Kanya Pa, Tha ( प, ठ, ण )
Tula Ra, ta (र, त)
Vrischika na, ya (न, य)
Dhanu bha, dha, pha, dha, (भ, ध, फ, ढ)
Makar kha, ja (ख, ज)
Kumbha ga, sa, sha, Sh (ग, स, श, ष)
Mina da, cha, tha, jha (द, च, थ, झ)


  1. can u tell us any good name of a hindu girl with letters kha and cha

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  3. please provide the names for female baby it starts the letters Mo,Ta,Ti,Tu

  4. Ravikiran4:04 PM

    Sailu: I have names for u, have it. Khanika & Chaitra.

  5. Please suggest few names for female baby that start with Da(ड)

  6. please can u tell us any good name of a hindhu girl name start with ट

  7. Please provide the names for baby girls starts with De (डी), Du (डू), De (डे), Do (डो)

    1. Please go to AstroSage Baby Names website to find out the names from