202 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.

NAMESMEANINGGENDER
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
FirashPerceptiveness, IngenuityBoy
GajkumarName of the disciple king of Mahavir. It means 'grove'.Boy
GomteshAnother name of Bahubali. It means strong.Boy
IleshLord of the earthBoy
IndrabhutiA name of Gautam Gandhar.Boy
IndraniIndrani is the name of Hindu goddess of beauty and wife of Lord Indra. The name means queen of IndraGirl
JayanaArmor, or causing victoryGirl
JinaliA name of Lord VishnuGirl
JineshwarGod, the almightyBoy
JwalamaliniA Jain yakshini, flameGirl
KhushaliHappiness, one who brings happinessGirl
KrupeshKindness, one who is kind to everyone.Boy
KunthinathIt's derived from the name Kunthunath and means the 17th Jain Tirthankara.Boy
KunthunathKunthunath is the name of the 17th Jain Tirthankara.Boy
KunthusagarA variation of the Jain name Kunthunath.Boy
KushmandiniA Jain yakshiniGirl
LabhdiOne with heavenly powerGirl
MallinathThe name of the 19th Tirthankara.Boy
MarudeviName of lord Rishbhdev's mother.Girl
MitiDateGirl
MokshitA person who feels liberated.Boy
MrugaMruga is the name of a birdGirl
MrugeshLion, as strong and mighty as lion.Boy
MunindraThe best among the saints.Boy
MunisuvratMunisuvrat is the name of 20thJain Tirthankara.Boy
NabhikumarNabhikumar is derived from the name Nabhiraj and means father of Lord Rishabhdev.Boy
NabhinandanA name of Lord RishabhdevBoy
NabhirayA variation of the name Nabhiraj. It means father of Lord Rishabhdev.Boy
NagkumarThe son of serpents.Boy
NainshiA lady with beautiful eyesGirl
NamikumarNamikumar is a variation of Naminath. It's the name of the 21st Tirthankara.Boy
NaminathNaminath is the name of the 21st Tirthankara.Boy
NandivardhanNandivardhan is the name of Lord Mahavir's brother.Boy
NemdasNemdas is a variation of Neminath. It's the name of 22nd Tirthankara.Boy
NemendraNemendra is a variation of Neminath. It's the name of 22nd Tirthankara.Boy
NemidasNemidas is derived from the name Neminath.Boy
NemikumarNemikumar is a variation of Neminath. It's the name of 22nd Tirthankara.Boy
NemishNemish is a variation of the name Neminath.Boy
NihirWindBoy
NitaliA girl who is full of Grace, God is givingGirl
PadmakumarPadmakumar is a derivation of Padmaprabhu.Boy
PadmanathPadmanath is derived from the name Padmaprabhu.Boy
PadmaprabhuPadmaprabhu is the name of the 6th Tirthankara of Jainism.Boy
ParshvanathParshvanath is the name of the twenty-third Tirthankara of Jainism. It means 'beloved of men'.Boy
ParshwaParsha is the short form of Parshvanath and means 'beloved of men'.Boy
ParshwakumarParshwakumar is the variation of Parshvanath. It means 'beloved of men'.Boy
PavaPava is derived from Pawapuri, the place where Lord Mahavir attained nirvanaGirl
PawapuriPawapuri is the name of the place where Lord Mahavir attained nirvanaGirl
PratishtaOne who is has a distinguished, and well establishment status.Girl
PurtiComplete or purificationGirl
RajmatiRajmati was the name of Lord Neminath's fiancée.Girl
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