List of all Nepali baby boy Names

This list intend to collect all names of Nepali male with its meaning in one post. About 1000 of them are collected in this list.


Nepali names are mostly Hindu religious/ cultural names derived from Sanskrit, so many of them matches with Indian names. Janajati communities in Nepal sometimes have language based or culture based names like: rinchen, pasang etc. Popular christian names like John, David etc or muslim names like Mohammad, Nasir etc are adopted by many child of respective communities. Only most popular of those names are included in this list.



Aabesh (आबेश)Please advise use the meaning of this name.
Aabishkar (आविष्कार)invention
AadeshCommand; message
Aadit (आदित)New Starting
Aagat (आगत)Future
Aakar (आकार)Shape
Aakash (आकाश)The Sky
Aakash, AkashSky
Aaron (आरोन)A high rank person or their rank
Aartish (आर्तिश)
Aarus (आरुस)First ray of the sun
Aaryan (आर्यन)Of Aryan desent
Aash NarayanThe God of Hope
Aashima (आशिम)Infinity
Aashish (आशिष)Blessings
Aayush (आयुष)Long Life or Blessing.
Abeer (अबीर)Colour, Colourful
Abheek or AbhikFearless Warload
AbhinandaTo rejoice; To celebrate; To praise; To bless
Abhinav (अभिनव)Quite new
Abhirup (अभिरूप)Pleasing
Abhishek (अभिषेक)Shower of Milk or Water over an idol
Abiral (अविरल )Never Ever Ending
AchutImperishable; A name of Vishnu
Achyut (अच्युत)Imperishable; A name of Vishnu
AdarshIdeal
Adesh (आदेश)Command
Adit (अदित)From the beginning; Peak
AdityaSun
Agam (अगम)Unique
Ahijitconquerer of the serpent
AhilanKnowledgeable; Commanding
Aineshthe sun's glory
Ajay (अजय)Unconquerable, invincible
AjitUnconquerable (Ajeet)
Ajit, Ajeet (अजित, अजीत)Unconquerable
Ajoy (अजोय)
Akash, Aakashsky
Akhilcomplete
AkhileshIndestructible; Immortal
Akram (अक्रम)
Amalbright,clean,pure
Aman (अमन)Peace, Calm, Shanti, Tranquillity, Fulfilled
Amar (अमर)Forever, Immortal
AmeshHijada; Man without balls
Amish (अमिश, अमिष )Honest
Amit (अमित)Endless, Boundless
Amol (अमोल)Priceless, Valuable
AmritNectar
Amulya (अमुल्य)Priceless, Precious, Valuable
Anamol (अनमोल)Priceless
Anil (अनिल)God of Wind
AnishSupreme
Anjan (अन्जन)Unknown, Undisclosed, Untold
Ankit (अंकित)
Anu (अनु)
Anubhav (अनुभव)A Beautiful Experience; Great Experience;
AnujYounger brother
AnupamIncomparable
Anush (अनुष)
Arhan (आर्हन)
ArhantDestroyer of enemies
Arjun (अर्जुन)Peacock
ArunSun; mythical charioteer of the sun; dawn
Ashim (अशिम)Boundless; Endless; Unlimited.
Asphak (अस्फाक)
Atmasoul
Atulmatchless
Avaya (अभय)Fearless
Avhyudaya (अव्ह्युदय)Rising Sun; A Great Beginning
Awanish (अवानिष, अवानिश)
Ayan (आयन)Start; New Beginning
Ayush (आयुष)Long Life
Babik (बबिक)Revolution
Badalcloud; rain
BadriLord Vishnu
BadrinathLord of Mt.Badri
Badriprasadgif of Badri
Bal Krishna (बल कृष्ण)Childhood of Lord Krishna
Balkrishnayoung krishna
Balkumaryouthful
Balmaniyoung jewel
Balmohanone who is attractive
Balrajstrong
Bappa (बप्पा)
Barun (बरुण )Lord of the Sea
Basantaspring
Bemun (बेमुन)
Bhairab (भैरब)
Bhairat (भैरत)
Bhaskarsun
Bhojraj (भोजराज)An Ancient King
Bhooshandecoration
Bhuban (Bhuban)world
BhupalPrince
Bhupen (भुपेन)
Bhupendraking of kings
Bhushanornament
Bhuvanpalace,one of the three worlds
Bibek (बिबेक, विवेक)wisdom
Bibhasa raga
Bigyan (बिज्ञान)Knowledge
Bijay (विजय)Winner; Victory
Bijjura
Biju (बिजु)
BikashDevelop
Bikramprowess
Bimalpure
Binam (बिनम)
Binit (बिनित)
Binod (बिनोद)Jolly; Cheerful
Bipinforest (Vipin)
Birendra (बिरेन्द्र)Brave King of heaven - Indra
Biresh (बिरेश)
Bishal (बिशाल)A strong person; Great Fighter
Bishnu (बिष्णु)hindu god
Bishwa, Bishwo (विश्व, बिश्वो)Earth, Universe
Bishwaraj (विश्वराज)Ruler of the world
Bishwas (बिश्वास)Trust, Trustworthy
Bratindradevoted to right deeds
Brijeshgod of the land of Brij
Brisham (ब्रिस्हम, ब्रिशम)
Briyan (बृयन )Noble Man
Buddhi (बुद्धि)Wisdom
ChakrapaniLord Vishnu
Chandr kumar (चन्द्र कुमार)The Virgin Moon
CheetriBasket full of honesty
Chetanlife
Chetraj (चेतराज )
Chitrapicture, a nakshatra
Chittaprasadhappiness
Dawa (दावा)
Dayahang (दयाहंग)Compassion, kindness.
Deepa lamp
DeepakLight; Lamp; Kindle
Deepankarone who lights lamps
Deependra; Dipendralord of light
Deepson (दीप्सन)
Deepyesh (दीप्येष)Means light of god
Denis (डेनिस)
Dev (देव)God, king
Dev Kumarson of gods
Devabrataa name of Bhisma
Devang ( देवंग)
Devrajking of gods
Dhan (धन)Wealth
DhanrajKind of Wealth
Dharendraking of the earth
Dharmalaw (religious)
Dharmachandramoon of dharma
Dharmadasone who serves his religion
Dharmadevlord of law
Dharmendra
Dhiraj (धिरज)Emperor
Dhirendragod of courage, lord of the brave
Dibakar (दिवाकर)Ray of the sun
Dibyant (दिब्यंत)The end of ghost dibya by the lord.
Digambernacked
Dikesh (दिकेश)
Dineshsun, god of the day
Dipen (दिपेन)
Dipesh (दिपेश)Lord of light
Dipshan (दिप्शन)Indepth prestige
DiwasA Day
Diwash (दिवश)Day, Din
DurbaThe brightest Star
Fanindra/ Phadinrathe cosmic serpent Shesh
Gagansky, heaven
Gajendraelephant king
Ganendralord of a troop
Ganeshson of Lord Shiva & Parvati
Gangariver Ganga; sacred river of Nepal
GauravPride
Gayendra.
Giriraj (गिरीराज)Himalayas, King / Lord of Himalayas.
Girishgod of mountain
GopalKrishna, cowherd
Gore Kazi (गोरे काजी)Please add meaning of this name.
GourishankarMt. Everest
Gyanknowledge
Hanesh (हनेश)
Harisun, Vishnu
Haridasservant of Krishna
HarigopalLord Krishna
Hariprasadblessed by Lord Krishna
Harshid (हर्शिद)One who is always happy.
Heera; Hiradiamond
Hem (हेम)Himalayan Snow
Hira; Heeradiamond
Hridaya (हृदय)Heart;
Indraexcellent, first
Isaan
Ishwar; Ishworpowerful, the supreme god
IshworGod, Lord, Almighty Power
Ishwor; Ishwarpowerful, the supreme god
Janakfather of Sita, janak
Jeewan ( जीवन)Life
Jenan (जेनन)
Jiten (जितेन)
Josef (जोसेफ)
KamalLotus flower (कमलको फुल )
Kanchangold
Kapilname of a sage
Karan; Karnathe firstborn of Kunti
Karma
Karnathe firstborn of Kunti
Karuncompassionate
Kavia wise man, poet
Kavirajdoctor
Kebi (केबी)
Kedara raga
KedarnathLord Shiva
Kesarpollen, lion
Keshab (केशब)name of shiva
KeshavLord Vishnu
Ketanhome; banner
Khang (खंग)
Khem (खेम)Welfare; Peace Loving
Khim (खिम)
Kiranray of light
Kishoryoung, youthful
Kovid (कोविद)Please advise us a meaning of this name.
Krijal (कृजल, क्रिजल)Advise us the meaning of this name.
Krijan (क्रिजन, कृजन)
Krishab (कृसब)Part of God krishna
KrishnaLord Krishna; Reincarnation of God Bishnu
Kritish (क्रितिश)
Krizal (कृज़ल)
Kul (कुल)
Kumarprince
Kusal (कुसल)Advise us the meaning of this name.
Kusu (कुसु )Flower (फुल)
Lakshmanprosperous, brother of Rama
Laxman (ळक्ष्मन)Prosperous; Brother of Lard Ram in a Ramayana
Lekh Bahadur (लेख बहादुर)
Lokeshking of world
Loknath (लोकनाथ)
Lokraj (लोकराज)Ruler of the World
MadanCupid, god of love
MadangopalLord Krishna
Madhavsweet like honey
Madura bird
MahendraIndra
Mahesh (महेश)name of shiva
Mahindar (महिंदर)
Mahindraa king
Manendraking of mind
Mangalauspicious
Manindradiamond
Maniramjewel of a person
Manishgod of mind
Manjeetconqueror of the mind
Manlal (मनलाल)
Manoj (मनोज)Born of mind; Man = heart, oj = light
Manprasadmentally calm and cool person
Manujson of Manu
Manzil (मन्जिल)Destination
Milanunion
Mitesh (मितेश)One with few desires
Mohancharming, fascinating
Mohitensnarled by beauty
Monrath (मोनरथ)
Motipearl
Mukeshlord of the dumb
Muktifreedom from life and death
Mukulbud
Mukundafreedom giver
Munisage
Muraliflute
Nadinlord of rivers
Nagarjunbest among the snakes
NagendraSeshnag
Nani (नानी)
NarahariLord Vishnu
NarayanLord Vishnu
Narendraking of men
Nareshlord of man
NatwarLord Krishna
Navalwonder
Navin; Naveennew
Navneet (नवनीत)
Nawadit (नवादित)
NeelA Deep Blue
Neelambar; Nilambarblue sky
Neelanjan; Nilanjanblue
NeeleshLord Krishna; moon
Neelpradait means cool beans. also known as awesomeness
Neerajlotus
Nepal (नेपाल)
Nibesh (निवेश)
Nigamtreasure
Nikesh (निकेश)Great lord Vishnu; Hindu god
Niketan (निकेतन)
Nikhilcomplete, whole
Nilayheaven
NileshKrishna, blue god
Nimesh (निमेष)Blink of an eye; As quick as an Blink of an eye
Nimishspilt-second
Nirajlotus flower
Nirajan (निरञ्जन)
Nirajitilluminated
Niralunique
Niranjansimple
Nirav (नीरव)Calm and Quiet; Without sound
Nirbhaya (निर्भय)fearless
Nirjal (निर्जल)Purity
Nirmalclean, pure
Nirvan (निर्वाण)Liberation
Nischal (निश्चल)Please advise use the meaning of this name!
Nishantdawn
Nishesh (निशेष)
Nitesh (नितेश)God of law; One well versed in law
Nitinmaster of the right path
Nomraj (नोमराज)
Omprakashlight of Om
Padam (पदम)Lotus
Paras (पारस)Touchstone
Pareshsupreme spirit
ParveshLord of celebration; Energy
PasupatiLord Shiva
Prabalcoral
Prabesh (प्रवेश)
Prabhakarsun
Prabhatdawn
Prabhav (प्रभाव)Powerful; Effect
Prabin (प्रविन)Knowledgeable, intelligent and well informed.
Pradeeplight, shine
Prakash (प्रकाश)Light
Prakrit (प्रक्रित)Nature
Pramod (प्रमोद)Delight
Pranlife
Pranavthe sacred syllable Om
PranishOne Who is Extraordinarily Unique
Prasadoffering to god during pooja
PrashanWonderful
Pratiksymbol
Praveen; pravinexpert
PrawonNiceful
Premlove
Prem Raj (प्रेम राज)
Prerak (प्रेरक)Influencer
Priansh
Prithak (पृथक)Unique; Different from others
Prithubroad, spacious
Prithviearth
Pukhrajtopaz
Puruabundant; name of a king
Purushottambest among men
Pusparaj (पुष्पराज)King of flowers
Rabin (रबिन)
Radia (रडिया)
Ragav (रागव)
Raghu
Rahul
Rajking
Rajanking
Rajeev (राजीव)Blue lotus
Rajendraking
Rajeshgod of kings
Rajiv (राजीव)Lotus
Rajkumarprince
Raju (राजु).
RamLord Rama, pleasing, charming
Rambabu (रामबाबु)
RamchandraLord Rama
RameshLord Vishnu
RamkishoreLord Rama
RamkrishnaLord Rama, Krishna
RamkumarLord Rama
Ramraj (रामराज)
Ranjanpleasing
Ranjeetvictor in wars
Ranjitvictorious
Ratanprecious stone
Ratishcupid
Ratnagem
Ratulsweet
Ravisun
Reshamsilk
Ridam
Riksal (रिक्साल, रिक्सल)
Rinchen (रिन्चेन)Treasure, Precious (in Tamang and Gurung)
Rinchu (रिन्चु)
Riturajspring
Ritvikpriest
Rohan (रोहण, रोहन)Ascending
Rohitred
Ronakembellishment
Roshanillumination; bright
Roshil (रोशील)Always optimistic; Cheerful
RudraLord Shiva
Rujulsimple, honest
Rupak (रुपक)Sign, Feature
Rupeshlord of beauty
Rupin (रुपिन)Embodied beauty
Saambhu; ShambhuLord Shiva
Sabinay (सबिणय )Reverential, Deferential, with respect
Sabir (सबिर)Patient, Tolerant; Preserving
Sachdev (सच्देव)
SachinLord Indra
Sagarsea, ocean
Sagun (सगुन)Possessed of qualities; Gift
Saileshgod of mountain, Himalaya
Sajalmoist
Sajanbeloved
Samarwar
SamarendraLord Vishnu
Samarpan (समर्पण)Dedicate with all
Samarthya, Samartha (सामर्थ्य, समर्थ)Capable
Sameep (समीप)Near, Close
Sameer (समीर)Breeze; A Gentle Wind
Samir (समिर)Wind
Samit (समित)
Samiyog (समियोग)Gift of God Shiva
Samprit (सम्प्रित)Advise us the meaning of this name.
Samrat (सम्राट)The King
Samundra (समुन्द्र)Sea; Ocean
Samyak (सम्यक)Enough; Balanced
Sanam, Soniya (सनम, सोनिया)
Sanchit (संचित)Collected
Sandeepa lighted lamp
Sanir (सनिर)
SanjayDhritarashtra's charioteer
Sanjip (संजिप)Please advise us a meaning of this name.
Sanjiv (संजिव)Love; Life
Sanjogcoincidence
Santoshhappiness; satisfied man
Sarojlotus
Sashang (सशंग)
Sashi (सशी )Moon
SashwatEternal
Sashwat/ShashwatEternal
Sasmit (सस्मित)Who always smile with better sense
Satish (सतिश)Ruler of hundreds
SatyaTruth
Satya Narayan [Newari]The God of Truth
Saugat (सौगात)Present or Gift
Shaanpride
Shakti (शक्ति)Goddess Durga; power
Shalin (शालीन)Good manners
Shambhu; sambhuLord Shiva
ShankarLord Shiva; Benevolent, Giver of Bliss
Sharadname of a season
Sharanshelter
Shashithe moon
ShekharLord Shiva
Shikhar (शिखर)Peak of the mountain - Like Mt. Everest.
Shirish; Sirisha flower, raintree
ShishirSeason
Shiva (शिव, शिभ )hindu god
Shobin
ShrigopalLord Krishna
ShrikrishnaLord Krishna
Shrikumarbeautiful
ShriramLord Rama
ShrishLord Vishnu
Shusant (शुसांत)
Siddharthwhite mustard
Siddharthaa name of Lord Buddha
Sirajlamp
Sirish; Shirisha flower; raintree
Sisal (सिसाल )
Sonim
SriramLord Rama
Stamba (स्तम्ब)Statue
SubarnaThe color of the Gold; Golden
Subash (सुबाश)Pleasant smell of flower; Fragrance of flower
Subeej (सूबीज)A very nice seed
Sudarshan (सुदर्शन)One who have eyes similar to lotus.
Sudeep (सुदीप)Candle used for worshipping God; Bright
Sudhir (सुधिर)The one with withstanding power
Sujan (सुजन)Good Man.
Sujayvictory
Sujitvictory
Suman (सुमन)Puspa, flower
Sumeet; Sumita good friend
Sumit (सुमित)Well measured
Sunav (सुनव, सुनभ)
Suneetof good principles; prudent
Sunil (सुनिल)Clear, blue and open sky
Supreem (सुप्रीम)
Sura musical note
Suraj (सुरज)The Sun
SurenLord Indra
Surendra (सुरेन्द्र)Load of God Indra
Suresh (सुरेश)Sun
Surya (सुर्य)Sun; Sunshine
Susan (सुसन)
Sushilwell-behaved
Suva (सुभ)Good Luck
Suvam (सुवम, सुभम)Good Luck; Good Start
Suyesh (सुयेश)
SwapnilSeen in a dream, dreamy
SwarajFreedom
SwayambhuSelf Derive or Self Revealed
Tajcrown
TamLal (तम्लाल)
Tanka (टंक)
Tapan (तपन)
Tarunyoung, youth
Tham (थाम)
Tika (टिका)Blessing
TikaRam (टिकाराम)Tika = Blessing, Ram = God.
Tirth (तिर्थ)Please, advise us the meaning of this name.
Tribhuvanthe tree worlds
Trikaram
Trilokthe three worlds (heaven
Tshetish (षेतिश)
Tukarama poet saint
Tulasia sacred plant (basil)
Uddav (उद्दव)uncle of lord
Ujwal; Ujjala (उज्वल)Bright
UmeshLord Shiva
Upendraan element
Ushan (उशन)
Utsavcelebration; festival
Uttambest
Varun (वरुण, बरुण)one of 9 planets
Vidurwise
Vikramthe sun of valour
Vinod; Binodhappy, full of joy
Vipinforest
Vivekjudgement
YasirOne who is well-off financially
Yodin (योदीन)Please advise use the meaning of this name!
YogendraLord Shiva; Lord of Yoga
Yogeshgod of Yoga
Yubin (युबिन)
Yubraj (युबराज)prince
Yupen (य़ुपेन)
Yuvraj (युवराज)Prince
Zosen (जोसेन)

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