When it comes to selecting the moniker naming their kids, our B-town celebrities make every effort to ensure it is striking, attention-grabbing and unique. With more and more unique names making headlines, we bring you a list of unconventional names that our favorite celebs have introduced to the already existing long list of baby names.
Beginning with the newly born Adira, whose name is an amalgamation of her parents Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra’s names makes up for the latest entry in the list.
Shahraan and Iqra Dutt
Parents: Manyata and Sanjay Dutt
‘Shahraan’ can be broken down to its Persian roots Shah and Raan, where Shah means royal and Raan means knight. As a whole, it means a royal knight or a warrior. Iqra,is a Hebrew name which means to recite.
Anya, Diva and Czar
Parents: Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder
Born to Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder, the triplets Anya, Diva and Czar sure have some new names derived from different languages. Anya means grace in Russian whereas Czar comes from the lating word emperor and Diva means divine in Latin.
Parents: Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Derived from the Sanskrit language, the name basically means ‘to be worshiped.’
AbRam, Aryan and Suhana
Parents: Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan
While Aryan stands for a warrior, Suhana means charming. ABram, one of the most off-beat names is a variation of Prophet Abraham.
Aarav and Nitara
Parents: Twinkle and Akshay Khanna
While Aarav means peaceful, Nitara literally means having deep roots.
Azad Rao Khan
Parents: Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao
Inspired by Aamir Khan’s great grand uncle Maulana Azad, this name means liberated or free.
Parents: Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi’s daughter
Saira, derived from Hebrew name Sarrah, means princess.
Viaan Raj kundra
Parents: Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra
Alive and lively is what the name ‘Viaan’ means.
Nysa and Yug
Parents: Kajol and Ajay Devgan
Since the name has originated from the Greek language, Nysa means an auspicious new beginning. Yug, on the other hand refers to an era.
Viraaj and Winston Haag
Parents: Celinay Jaitley and Peter Haag
While Viraaj means the sun or the king in Sanskrit, Winston means joy stone.
Parents: Emran Hashmi and Parveen Shahani
Ayaan actually refers to someone who is religiously inclined.
Aarin and Ryan
Parents: Madhuri Dixit and Dr. Nene
Aarin means mountain strength and Ryan, in Irish language symbolises a king.
Parents: Ranvir Shorey and Konkana Sen Sharma
The literal meaning of Haroon is hope.
Reene and Alicia
Parent: Sushmita Sen
Renee translates to rebirth and Alicia of German origin means noble.
Mahika & Maira
Parents: Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia
Derived from Quran, Maira means swift, light and fast-moving. Mahika, on a broader aspect symbolises earth in Sanskrit.
Rasha and Ranbir
Parents: Raveena Tandon and Anil Thadani
Originated from different names of Lord Shiva, Rasha’s full name is Rashavishakha. Ranbir’s full name is Ranbirvardhan that means Lord Shiva is a war hero.
Akira & Shakya
Shakya is essentially a symbolism of chakra; energy circle. Whereas Akira, meaning intelligent is a Japanese origination.
Hrehaan and Hredhaan
Parents: Hrithik Roshan and Suzaane Roshan
Meaning: Hrehaan refers to the God’s chosen one and Hridhaan symbolises a person with big heart.
Kiaan Raj & Samaira
Parents: Karishma Kapoor and Sanjay Kapur
Kiaan typically means grace of god whereas Samaira means the goddess of beauty.
Parents: Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia d’souza
Riaan, meaning a little king makes up for this cute baby’s name.