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203 Jainism Baby Names With Meanings

Parents want nothing, but the best for their child, which starts with a perfect name. A name is a lot more than an identity tag. It also gives cues to your region, religion, and country. This is the main reason Indian parents take their country and community into consideration while naming their child.

In India, different sects and religions having specific naming conventions and traditions, which holds true in the case of Jains as well. But one thing is common in almost all the communities – the Namkaran ceremony. Traditionally, the naming ceremony or Namkaran is performed after a few days or even weeks of the birth of the baby. But strictly speaking, the Namkaran ceremony should be held after 11 days of the child’s birth. Just like all the major Indian religions, even Jains use traditional methods such as astrology while picking the name for their children. They even refer to Jain Ramayana for choosing a name for their bundle of joy.

If you want to know about the trending Jain baby names, take a look at MomJunction's list below. We sifted through the Internet to get more than 200 popular and traditional Jain baby boy and girl names.

NAMESMEANINGGENDERFAVOURITES
AanatOne who is humble and very courteousBoy
AanayAanay is another name of Lord Ganesha.Boy
AatmanA happy soul or essenceBoy
AaushiOne who is careful, knowledgeable and blessed with a long LifeGirl
AjeyOne who is invincible, unconquerable and successfulBoy
AmoghvarshAnother name of Lord Ganesha. Also the name of a Jain king of medieval Maharashtra.Boy
AneriOne who is extraordinaryGirl
ArhadasA variant of Arhant, meaning destroyer of enemies.Boy
ArhnathThe name is derived from Arhant and means destroyer of enemies.Boy
AtiveerOne who is extremely brave and courageous.Boy
BhadrabahuName of a famous Jain Acharya from medieval India. It means a pious and blessed man.Boy
BhamandalBhamandal is the name of Seeta's brother mentioned only in Jain Ramayan.Boy
BharamEsteem, pride, reputationBoy
BharateshwarThe name is derived from Bharat and means being maintained.Boy
BharatrajAnother Jain variation of Bharat, meaning being maintained.Boy
BhartenduMoon of IndiaBoy
BhavishaFuture, one who can see the future.Girl
BhrantiDay dreamGirl
BramhilaIt's a variation of Bramhi, one of many names of Lord Saraswati.Girl
ChakreshwariChakreshwari was the Yakshini of Lord Rishabhdev.Girl
ChampapuriChampapuri is a variation of Champa, which is the name of a fragrant flower.Girl
ChamundraiThe name of the commander in chief of Jain king Gangraj in medieval Karnataka.Boy
ChandanbalaChandanbala is derived from Chandana and means scented wood or sandalwood.Girl
ChandraguptaProtected by the moon. It's the name of the king of Maurya dynasty and disciple of Chanakya.Boy
ChandraprabhuThe name of the 8th Tirthankara. It means lord of the moon.Boy
CharmiLovely, a lovely girlGirl
ChelanaAwareness. It's the name of King Shrenik's wife.Girl
ChitiLove, one whose heart is filled with love.Girl
DarshikaOne who is intelligent and wiseGirl
DeshbhushanA renowned Digambara Jain Acharya of the 20th century.Boy
DeshnaGiftGirl
DevanshiDivine, divine powerGirl
DeveshAnother name of Lord Shiva.Boy
DhaneshLord of the wealth and prosperity, another name of Lord Kubera.Boy
DharaEarthGirl
DharinGift, gift of LordBoy
DhariniThe earthGirl
DharmanathDharmanath was the name of the 15th Tirthankara. It means Lord of Dharma and righteousness.Boy
DharmendraLord of religionBoy
DharminA Jain variation of the name Dharam. It means righteous or virtuous.Boy
DharsenName of a famous Jain AcharyaBoy
DhavalThe fair one, a fair childBoy
DhimantOne who is wise and intelligentBoy
DhiramEarth, belonging to earthBoy
DhirenOne who is strong and mightyBoy
DhishaJain variation of Disha. It means direction or side.Girl
DhvanishSound, melodyBoy
DirghLongBoy
DivyaprabhaDivine lusterGirl
GajkumarName of the disciple king of Mahavir. It means 'grove'.Boy
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