Names of Lord Krishna

192 Enchanting and Graceful Names of Lord Krishna for Baby Boy

Your boy just knocked over that mug of curd. A loud yelling voice says, “Krishna!” from the other side. He runs off laughing. The names of Lord Krishna fit him best. You know you did it good justice.

Who is Lord Krishna?

Names of Lord Krishna
Little Krishna in Names of Lord Krishna

Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu, after Lord Ram, is the god of protection, compassion, tenderness, and love. He is the central character in the Mahabharat, Bhagavad Gita, Brahma Vaivarta Puran, and Bhagvat Puran and is also mentioned in many Hindu philosophical, theological, and mythological texts. 

Why names of Lord Krishna?

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A baby boy: Names of Lord Krishna

A god-child, a prankster, a model lover, a divine hero, and the universal supreme figure. All these traits have made him the most loved and the most popular god among every follower. Many call him Kale Kaniaya, Bal Gopal, and other cutie pie names. It just shows how people want to embrace him as the child he was born to Yasodha. He has been called with many more names of Lord Krishna which has been listed below by the Name Experts. 

Different names of Lord Krishna for Baby boy
Lord Krishna Illustration for names of Lord Krishna

Lists of Names of Lord Krishna for Baby Boy

AbhijeetLord Krishna; One who is victorious (Abhijeet)
AjayaUnconquerable; Undefeated
AnantaInfinite; Endless; Eternal; The Earth
AnishA close friend; Good company; Smart one; Companion; Supreme; Another name for Krishna and Vishnu
AprameyaA name of Lord Krishna
BalakrishnaYoung Krishna
BalgopalBaby Krishna; Infant Krishna
BaliA mighty warrior; Brave; Powerful; Strength; Offering
BalkrishanYoung Krishna
BanbihariLord Krishna; One who enjoys roaming in the forest
BankeLord Krishna; Bent in three places
Banke BihariLord Krishna, One who loves to sport in the forests Banke meaning bent in three places as the curved statue of Krishna usually is hands folded to hold a flute, Waist wrapped, And leg wrapped in a standing pose
BankebihariLord Krishna, one who loves to sport in the forests, Banke meaning bent in three places as the curved statue of Krishna usually is hands folded to hold a flute, waist folded and leg folded in a standing pose
BankimCrescent; Lord Krishna; Curved
BanshidharLord Krishna, The bearer of the flute
BansilalLord Krishna; The first Lord
BanwariLord Krishna; The one living in the groves of Vrindavan
Barhi BarhavatamsakaOne who adorns Peacock feathers
BrajamohanLord Krishna, Vraj – Vrindavan, Mohan – attractive
BrijPlace of Lord Krishna; Strength; To twist; To leave
BrijeshGod of the land of Brij
BrijmohanLord Krishna, Vraj – Vrindavan, Mohan – attractive
BrijnandanLord Krishna; Of Vrindavan
DamodarRope tied around Lord Krishna; A name of Lord Krishna
DamodaraDam=cord; Udara=stomach; Lord when he was tied with a rope around his waist
Danavendra VinashakaDestroyer of the king of demons
DarshSight; Handsome; Lord Krishna; When the Moon becomes visible
DayanidhiA treasure house of mercy
DevakinandanName of Lord Krishna
DhrupadA king; Firm footed
Dvaraka-NayakayaLord Krishna, Lord of Dwaraka
GadinLord Krishna; One who is armed with a club; One who wields the mace
GhanashyamLord Krishna; Solid dark; Of the colour of the darkest cloud that will soon rain
GhanshyamLord Krishna; Black cloud
GirdhariLord Krishna, One who holds mountain (Krishna)
GiridharLord Krishna, One who holds mountain (Krishna)
GirivarLord Krishna, One who holds govardhana Giri mountain in his hand
Gitamrita MahodadhiAn ocean containing nectar of Gita
GogulaLord Krishna; The Lord of serpents
GopalCowherd, Another name of Lord Krishna
GopeshLord Krishna, King of Gopis
GovindCowherd, Lord Krishna
GovindaLord Krishna; Gaom+vindati; One who has knowledge of sense and is the illuminator of senses can also be translated as one who makes cowherd boys Happy
GulzarilalName of Lord Krishna
HarekrishnaLord Krishna; Everything that exists
HareshLord Shiva, Shiva, Lord Har
HariThe Sun; Man; Green; Light; Moon; Another name for Indra; Brahma Vishnu and Shiva
HarigopalLord Krishna, Lord who is a cowherd
HariharLord Vishnu and Lord Shiva together
IlapatayeLord of the earth
JagadbanduLord Krishna; Friend; Relative of the whole world
JagadguruPreceptor of the universe
JagannathaKing of the universe
JagmohanOne who attracts the world
JanardhanaLord Krishna; One who helps people; Liberator from the cycle of birth and death
JograjLord Krishna; Lord of ascetics
KanaiyaLord Krishna; Adolescent
KanhaYoung; Lord Krishna
KanhaiyaLord Krishna; Adolescent
KanhaiyalalLord Krishna, The beloved adolescent
KanjalochanaLotus eyed God
KannanAnother name of Lord krishna
KanuLord Krishna; Kanu means handsome
KeshavName of Lord Krishna; Lord Venkateswara; Lord Vishnu; Long Haired; Slayer of Keshi demon
KishanLord Krishna; Black; Dark-skinned
KishoreA young boy; Lord Krishna; Youth; Youthful; The Sun
KridayLord Krishna
KrishNickname of names beginning with – Kris; Short form of Lord Krishna
KrishnaLord Krishna; Name of the river
KrishnachandraLord Krishna; The Black Moon; The name of a king
KrishnadevaLord Krishna; The dark-skinned God
KrishnakantaBeloved of Krishna
KrishnalaLord Krishna; Sanskrit meaning as black or dark
KrishnamurariLord Krishna, The only one who plays a sweet flute, The one who attracts everyone’s heart by playing his flute
KrishnamurthyLord Krishna, Manifestation of the God Krishna
KrishnenduLord Krishna; Prince of Earth
KunjabihariLord Krishna; Enjoyer of lakes
MadhavAnother name of Lord Krishna; Sweet like honey
MadhavaAnother name of Lord Krishna; Sweet like honey
MadhughneKiller of demon Madhu
MadhusudanLord Krishna, One who killed demon Madhu
MakheshLord Krishna; Lord of sacrifice; Name of Vishnu
ManharLord Krishna; Pleasing; Charming; One who attracts the mind
ManmohanPleasing; Lord Krishna
MeghashyamLord Krishna; Cloud dark
MohnishLord Krishna; Attractive God
MukundName of Lord Vishnu; Freedom giver; Gem; Liberator
MuralidharLord Krishna, The one who bears the flute
MuralimanoharLord Krishna; Attractive one who has a flute in his hand
MurariLord Krishna; Killer of the demon Mura
MurarilalLord Krishna, Murari, The beloved
MurlidharLord Krishna, The one who bears the flute
NaggarLord Krishna
NandakishoreLord Krishna, Son of Nanda
NandanPleasing; Son; Celebrating; Heartening; Temple; Another name for Shiva and Vishnu
NandlalLord Krishna, Beloved of Nanda
NarayanaLord Vishnu; Refuge of man
NathanGift from God; Rewarded; Given; Giving; Desire; Protector; Lord; Another name for Krishna
NatwarLord Krishna; Dancing Lord
Navanit ViliptangaLord whose body is smeared with butter
NawalkishorLord Krishna; Adolescent boy
NeeleshLord Krishna; Moon
NileshLord Krishna; Moon
NiranjanaAarti; Name of a river; Goddess Durga; The night of the full Moon
NityanandaLord Krishna; Always happy
PadmahastaLotus handed; Lord Krishna
ParabrahmaThe ultimate conscious being
ParamapurushaThe supreme Man
Parasmai JyotishOne with a supreme light
Parijatapa HarakayaOne who removes the Parijath flower
ParthasarathiCharioteer of Partha, Lord Krishna, Arjuna’s charioteer Krishna
PinakiLord Krishna; One who is the wielder of the bow
Pita VasaseOne wearing yellow robes
Punya-ShlokayaLord whose praise bestows merit
PyarelalLord Krishna; Loved one
PyaremohanLord Krishna; Very much loved and attractive
RadhakantaLord Krishna; Sweetheart of Radha (Radha represents devotee, thus the protector, Lover, Friend of the devotee)
RadheshA name of Lord Krishna
RadheshyamLord Krishna and Goddess Radha
RamakrishnaCombination of both Ram and Lord Krishna
RasbihariLord Krishna, Name of Krishna, Sporting in raas
RaseshLord Krishna; Lord of Joy
RasmaruLord Krishna
RavilochanaHaving Sun as the eye
RohanlalLord Krishna; Rohan – the name of a mountain; Adams peak in Ceylon; Ascending; Climbing; Name of Vishnu; Lal – derived from Lallana; Red; Son; Beloved; Favorite; It is often used as a suffix
RukmineshLord Krishna, Consort of Rukmini
Sachidanand VigrahaAn embodiment of existence; Awareness and bliss
SaketLord Krishna; Having the same intention
SamdarshiLord Krishna; Unbiased who can see all
SanwariyaLord Krishna; Dark complexioned
SarvaLord Krishna; Lord Shiva; Perfect; Complete
SarvapalakaProtector of all; Lord Krishna
SatvatLord Krishna; Full of truth; Delighted; Name of Vishnu or Krishna; Name of Baladeva; A man of Yadav tribe; A worshipper
SatyanarayanLord Krishna; Sat=ultimate reality, Narayana=resting in consciousness
ShankdharLord Krishna, The one who bears a conch
ShoubhitOrnamented; Lord Krishna; Brilliant; Handsome
ShrigopalLord Krishna; A protector of the Earth; A king; An epithet of Krishna; An epithet of Shiva; Name of a Nag
ShrihariLord Krishna; Green; Yellow; Tawny; Golden color; A Parrot; A Snake; Name of Indra, Vishnu, Krishna, Brahman, Yama, Sun, Moon; A ray of light; Fire; Wind
ShrikantaAn epithet of Lord Vishnu, God of wealth or Lord Vishnu or Consort of Goddess Lakshmi; Beautiful; Lord Shiva; Of glorious neck
ShrikeshavLord Krishna; Having long or handsome hair
ShrikrishnaLord Krishna, Black, Dark-skinned
ShrimohanLord Krishna; Attractive
ShripadmaLord Krishna; Lotus-hued
ShyamDark blue; Black, A name of Lord Krishna
ShyamakLord Krishna; Dark; Name of a brother of Vasudeva; A kind of plant
ShyamantakA jewel of Lord Vishnu
ShyamsundarLord Krishna; Cloud coloured and beautiful; One with the beauty of the evening
ShyamsundaraLord of the beautiful evenings
ShyamsunderLord Krishna; Cloud colored and beautiful; One with the beauty of an evening
SiddhantaRule; Principals
SuriRed rose; Happiness; Consort of the Sun; Krishna; Goddess; Learned; Sage
ThakarshiLord Krishna
TirthayaadLord Krishna
TirthayadLord Krishna
UrugayLord Krishna; Far-going; Far-striding; An epithet of Vishnu and Indra; Offering broad scope for movement
VamsidharLord Krishna, The bearer of the flute
VanabihariLord Krishna; One who enjoys roaming in the forest
VanamalinLord Krishna; One wearing a sylvan garland
VanmaliAn epithet of Lord Krishna
VansidharLord Krishna, The bearer of the flute
VasudevaGoddess of wealth
VasumatLord Krishna; Wealthy
VasupatiRich Man
VatsapalLord Krishna; Protector of children; A keeper of calves; Name of Krishna; Name of Baladeva
VedamohanLord Krishna; Knower of Vedas
VedmohanLord Krishna; Knower of Vedas
VeniBraided hair; Name of a river, stream; Bridge; The confluence of rivers
VenimadhavLord Krishna, Madhav with braided hair
VibhavasuThe Sun
VibhumatLord Krishna; Omnipresent; Appearing in many forms; An epithet of Krishna
VihariLord Krishna; Supreme enjoyer
VishnuLord Vishnu; Root; To pervade; The preserver of the Hindu Holy Trinity; Has ten incarnations including Ram, Krishna and Buddha
VitaharyaLord Krishna
VrajakishoreLord Krishna; Child of Vraj
VrajalalLord Krishna, Beloved of Vrindavan
VrajanadanLord Krishna; Vraja – Vrindavan, Nandan – delighting; A son; The rejoice; An epithet of Vishnu; A designation of Shiva; Name of a Siddha; Name of a Buddhist deity
VrajeshLord Krishna; Lord of Vraj
VrajkishoreLord Krishna, Adolescent of Vrindavan
VrajmohanLord Krishna, Vraj – Vrindavan, Mohan – attractive
VrajrajLord Krishna, King of Vrindavan
VrisaLord Krishna; Cow
YadavLord Krishna; Descendant from Yadu; Name of Krishna
YadavendraLord Krishna; King of the Yadava clan
YadunandanLord Krishna; Of Yadu clan
YadunathLord Krishna; Protector of Yadus
YadurajLord Krishna, King of Yadus
YaduvirLord Krishna; Brave man; Descendant of Yadu
YajnarupLord Krishna; One who is as pure as Yajna; One whose form is Yajna
YoginampatiLord of the yogis
YudhishthiraOne who established Yudhisthira back as king
Table with names of Lord Krishna with their respective meanings

Before You End This Article

Names of lord krishna
Krishna With his mother in names of lord Krishna

It is quite a satisfying notion, to blame your child for the wrong doings, just to see their reaction to the accusation. Back when Yasodha blamed Krishna, he would just laugh it off and play along. Yasodha would have a hard time keeping up with him, but yet felt the fun in what he did. The names of Lord Krishna have come from what all the characters who have believed and loved him have called him at each point of time. The Name Experts had a hard days work, to bring the whole history down in this page. Your happiness is what matters the most.

Bringing Little Krishna at your home with the guided names of the Lord himself, is the least we could do with this list of names of Lord Krishna.

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