Baby Names by Nakshatra (Birth Star)

Looking for nakshatra based baby names? Baby Names available for all 27 nakshatras and these names will be the perfect match for your baby's nakshatra.

1 Ashvini Ashvini is the first nakshatra (lunar mansion) in Hindu astrology having a spread from 0°-0'-0" to 13°-20', corresponding to the head of Aries, including the stars β and γ Arietis. The name aśvinī is used by Varahamihira (6th century). The older name of the asterism, found in the Atharvaveda (AVS 19.7; in the dual) and in Panini (4.3.36), was aśvayúj "harnessing horses". Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
2 Bharani Bharani (Devanagari: भरणी)(Tamil: பரணி) is the second nakshatra in Hindu astronomy, corresponding to 35, 39, and 41 Arietis. In Jyotiṣa, Bharani is ruled by Shukra (the planet Venus). Also, it is classified as a Cruel or Active nakshatra, meaning that, under electional astrological beliefs, works of a harmful or deceptive nature are best conducted while the moon is Bharani. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
3 Krittika In Hindu astrology, Kṛttikā is the third of the 27 nakṣatras. It is ruled by Sun. Under the traditional Hindu principle of naming individuals according to their nakṣatra, the following Sanskrit syllables correspond with this nakṣatra, and would belong at the beginning of the first name of an individual born under it: A (अ), I (ई), U (उ) and E (ए). Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
4 Rohini "the red one", a name of Aldebaran. Also known as brāhmī Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
5 Mrigashirsha Sanskrit mṛgaśiraṣa (popularly spelled Mārgaśīrṣa/Mṛgaśira) (Devanagari: मृगशीर्ष)(Tamil: மிருகசீரிடம்) the 5th nakṣatra[1] or lunar mansion as used in Hindu astronomy and astrology is the constellation Orion. Its position is described in the Surya Siddhānta. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
6 Ardra Ardra is the name of a nákṣatra in Hindu astrology, the sixth depending on numbering scheme used. The Sanskrit name Ārdrā translates to "green" or "the moist one". It is associated with the star Betelgeuse (α Ori). The Ardra nakshatra extends from 06 degrees 40 minutes to 20 degrees 00 minutes of Mithun (Gemini). Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
7 Punarvasu Punarvasu is a Nakshatra in Hindu astrology, which refers to the two brightest stars in the constellation of Gemini: Castor and Pollux. In Malayalam, Punarvasu is called Punartham. It is also known as Punarpusam in parts of South India. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
8 Pushya Pushya (Tamil: பூசம்) is a nakshatra in Indian astronomy. Some texts give its name as Tishya meaning to look. It corresponds to γ, δ and θ Cancri, in the Cancer (constellation). The Hindu god Bharata, brother of Rama was born under this Nakshatra. It is also mentioned in the story of the Birth of Buddha. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
9 Ashlesha Ashlesha (Sanskrit: आश्लेषा or Āśleṣā) is the 9th of the 27 nakshatras in Hindu astrology. Ashlesha is also known as the Clinging Star or Nāga. It is known as the Hydra. It extends from 16:40 to 30:00 Cancri. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
10 Magha Lord: Ketu (south lunar node) Symbol : Royal Throne Deity : Pitrs, 'The Fathers', family ancestors Indian zodiac: 0° - 13°20' Simha Western zodiac 26° Leo - 9°20' Virgo Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
11 Purva Phalguni Lord: Shukra (Venus) Symbol : Front legs of bed, hammock, fig tree Deity : Bhaga, god of marital bliss and prosperity Indian zodiac: 13°20' - 26°40' Simha Western zodiac 9°20' - 22°40' Virgo Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
12 Uttara Phalguni Lord: Surya (Sun) Symbol: Four legs of bed, hammock Deity : Aryaman, god of patronage and favours Indian zodiac: 26°40' Simha- 10° Kanya Western zodiac 22°40' Virgo - 6° Libra Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
13 Hasta Lord: Chandra (Moon) Symbol: Hand or fist Deity : Saviti or Surya, the Sun god Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Kanya Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Libra Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
14 Chitra Lord: Mangala (Mars) Symbol: Bright jewel or pearl Deity : Tvastar or Vishvakarman, the celestial architect Indian zodiac: 23°20' Kanya - 6°40' Tula Western zodiac: 19°20' Libra - 2°40' Scorpio Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
15 Swati Swati (Devanagari स्वाति, Transliteration IAST svāti, also found svātī́) According to some is a feminine noun of unknown derivation or ′su′ + ′ati′ (″Great goer″, in reference to its remoteness) meaning very beneficent. Probably referring to its brightness call ″the real pearl″ in Bhartṛhari's kāvyas. It was the name of one of the wives of the Sun in Hindu Epics and the Sanskrit name of Arcturus as well as of the nakshatra (lunar mansion) associated with Arcturus in Hindu astrology. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
16 Vishakha Lord: Guru (Jupiter) Symbol : Triumphal arch, potter's wheel Deity : Indra, chief of the gods; Agni, god of Fire Indian zodiac: 20° Tula - 3°20' Vrishchika Western zodiac 16° - 29°20' Scorpio Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
17 Anuradha Anuradha is the seventeenth nakshatra (lunar mansion) in Hindu astrology having a spread from 3°20' to 16°40'. Anuradha is ruled by Shani (Saturn). Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
18 Jyeshta Jyeshtha (The Eldest) is the 18th nakshatra or lunar mansion in Vedic astrology associated with the heart of the constellation Scorpii, and the stars α (Antares), σ, and τ . The symbol of Jyeshtha is a circular amulet, umbrella, or earring, and it is associated with Indra, chief of the gods. The lord of Jyeshtha is Budha (Mercury). Jyestha is termed in Malayalam as Kētta and in Tamil as Kēttai. The nakshtra is called honorifically as Trikkētta (Tiru + Kētta). Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
19 Mula Mula ("root") (Devanagari मूल/मूळ) (Tamil: மூலம்) is the 19th nakshatra or "lunar mansion" in Vedic astrology and corresponds to the stars ε, ζ, η, θ, ι, κ, υ, λ, μ and ν Scorpii in the tail/sting of Scorpius. The symbol of Mula is a bunch of roots tied together (reticulated roots) or an 'elephant goad' (ankusha) and the Deity associated with it is Niriti, the god of dissolution and destruction. The Lord of Mula is Ketu (south lunar node). Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
20 Purva Ashadha Lord: Shukra (Venus) Symbol: Elephant tusk, fan, winnowing basket Deity : Apah, god of Water Indian zodiac: 13°20' - 26°40' Dhanus Western zodiac 9°20' - 22°40' Capricorn Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
21 Uttara Ashadha Uttara Ashadha - the twenty first constellation (Nakshatra) among the twenty seven constellations that are present according to the Indian astrological beliefs. It is situated on the lower part of the (Lyra) - α Lyr - (Vega). Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra spans from 26°40" in Sagittarius to 10°00" in Capricorn in the sidereal vedic zodiac! Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
22 Sravana Shravana is the 22nd nakshatra (Devanagari नक्षत्र) or lunar mansion as used in Hindu astronomy and astrology. It belongs to the constellation Makara (Devanagari: मकर) or Capricorn. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
23 Dhanishta Dhanishtha (Devanagari: धनिष्ठा)(Tamil: அவிட்டம்) is the twenty-third nakshatra in Hindu astronomy, corresponding to α to δ Delphini. It is also known as Dhanishtha or Avittam. In Jyotiṣa, Dhanishta is ruled by Mangala (the planet Mars). Dhanishta is classified as a Movable nakshatra, meaning that, under electional astrological beliefs, it is best to begin activities like travel when the moon is in Dhanishta. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
24 Shatabhisha Shatabhisha, also known as Chathayam or Sadayam (Devanagari: शतभिषा)(Tamil: சதயம்), or Shatabhishak or Shatataraka is the 24th nakshatra in Hindu astronomy. It corresponds to the star γ Aquarii. Varuna is the deity of this nakshatra. The ruling planet of this nakshatra is Rahu. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
25 Purva Bhadrapada Pūrva Bhādrapadā (Devanagari: पूर्वभाद्र)(Tamil: பூரட்டாதி) is the twenty-fifth nakshatra in Hindu astrology, corresponding to α and β Pegasi. It is placed under the domain of Bṛhaspati, the deity represented by the planet Jupiter. Practitioners of electional astrology see Pūrva Bhādrapadā as a Cruel sign, meaning that activities related to deception, craftiness or wickedness are best begin while this sign is in prominence. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
26 Uttara Bhadrapada Uttara Bhādrapadā or Uttṛṭṭāti (Devanagari: उत्तरभाद्रपदा)(Tamil: உத்திரட்டாதி) is the twenty-sixth nakshatra in Hindu astrology, corresponding to γ Pegasi and α Andromedae. It is ruled by Shani, the deity identified with the planet Saturn. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names
27 Revati Ravathi is the Hindu name for Zeta Piscium, a start on the edge of the Pisces zodiac constellation. In Hindu sidereal astronomy this star is identified as the First Point of Aries, i.e. when the Sun crosses this star, a new solar year begins. Baby Boy Names Baby Girl Names

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