Baby Boy Names Starting With N

If you want a trendy boy baby name starting with letter N, look no further. Here’s a list of unique boy names starting with N for you to choose from.

By Parama Gupta

Baby Boy Names Starting With N

As parents welcome the newborn into the family, they face the challenging task of naming the child. But, choosing a modern and latest Indian name for the baby is not easy. Family members, friends and everyone around come up with their own suggestions, making the job tougher.

To help you out and make your job easier, we present a list of baby boy names that start with N, the fourteenth letter of the English alphabet. Browse through our list that includes unique Hindu, Christian and Muslim names, and choose the perfect name for your bundle of joy.

Etymology of the names: Etymology refers to the study of the origin and history of words. Most of the Indian names given here (except the pure Tamil names) have their roots in Sanskrit. Likewise, the Christian names have Biblical origin, and the Muslim names have Arabic or Persian origin.

Tamil baby boy names starting with N

Nedumaaran – A prince

Navneethan – Another name of Lord Krishna; one who loves fresh butter

Nanmaaran – Generous; valorous

Nidhulan – Pure pearl

Nithilan – Brilliant like a pearl

Nilavan – Shining like a moon; handsome

Telugu baby boy names starting with N

Nehal – Gratified; filled with love

Nigam – Valuable riches; treasure

Nihas – Filled with laughter; new and fresh

Niket – Abode; home

Nipun – Well-qualified; highly-skilled

Nagesh –The lord of snakes

Nalesh –The lord of flowers

Navtej – A new light

Neevan – Sacred; soul

Kannada baby boy names starting with N

Naubahar – The sun

Neelambar – Blue sky

Navaratan – Nine varieties of jewels

Neehanth – Without an end

Nishchith – Certain

Nishvith – One that lasts forever

Malayalam baby boy names starting with N

Nivin – A hero

Neerad – Clouds

Nidhin – A gift of God

Nirjhar – Waterfall

Marathi baby boy names starting with N

Nihar – Drop of dew

Nirav – Quiet; blissful

Nishaad – Seventh and last note of the Indian musical scale

Nishank – Dawn; luminous

Nawal – Modest; surprise

Bengali baby boy names starting with N

Nimai – Another name of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Nabarun – New sun

Nochiketa – Fire; conserver of energy

Nirmol – Pure

Nandan – A pleasing person who brings happiness; son

Neeladri – Blue mountains

Hindi baby boy names starting with N

Neeraj – Lotus; flower born in water

Naagraj – King of snakes

Naresh – King; leader of men

Nishanth – Calm and peaceful

Nikhil – Whole

Nikunj – A garden

Nirbhay – Unafraid

Narottam – Best among men

Nakul – One of the Pandava twins

Niramay – Freedom from ailments

Neelkamal – Blue lotus

Niswartha – Selfless

Navaj – A new born; a new kingdom

Navin – New and young

Navashen – Bringer of hope

Navaneesh – Always new and fresh

Nithin – One who knows and follows the right path

Nitish – With a great knowledge and understanding of law

Nikash – Zenith; benchmark

Nikesh – One who saves people

Christian (Biblical) baby boy names starting with N

Nathan – Gift of God

Nathaniel – One of the twelve devotees of Jesus; gift of God

Noah – The builder of the ark that gave shelter to him, his family and other living beings during the great flood; repose; rest

Noel – The day Christ was born; a Christmas carol

Nimrod – Founder of Babylon; the great grandson of Noah; a famous hunter; rebel

Norbert – An eleventh-century saint known to have brought about reformations in church; the bright one from the north

Nahshon – A Biblical tribal character; one who foretells

English baby boy names starting with N

Norvin – A friend who came from North

Nicholson – One who conquers people

Nolen – Well-known

Noyce –A walnut tree

Newton – New town

Muslim baby boy names starting with N

Nadir – Valuable

Nashir – One who helps

Nabeeh – One who stands apart

Nabeel – A skilful archer and a noble person

Nadeem – A close friend

Naeem – Blessing of God

Nafasat – Sophistication

Nahad – Respectable

Nahiz – Well-established; hardworking

Nahwan – Of great intellect and wisdom

Najdat – Valour in war; rescue

Najeeb – Well-born

Najjad – Protector

Nariman – Valourous

Nasayir – One who helps the needy

Naseef – One who is just and fair

Nashid – Generous in praising others

Nasrat – Help

Naveed – Good tidings

Nayab – Exotic; valuable

Nazhan – Of high virtue

Nazir – One who observes and supervises

Neimat – Blessing bestowed by God

Niamullah – Blessings of God

Nibras – Source of light

Nihad – Of great power and strength

Nikzad – Of noble birth

Nimat – Grace of God

Nismat – A soft breeze

Niyaz – An offering to God

Numair – Tiger cub

Nuril – God’s light

Nushad – A happy young man

Nuwaidir – One of a kind

Nuwairan – Luminous

Nushab – Water, the elixir of life

Hindu God baby boy names starting with N

Neel  Lord Shiva

Neera – Lord Shiva

Nigun – Lord Shiva

Nivam – Lord Shiva

Nabhya – Lord Shiva

Navish – Lord Shiva

Nilabh – Lord Shiva

Nilank – Lord Shiva

Niveed – Lord Shiva

Nikshay – Lord Shiva

Nanjayyan – Lord Shiva

Neelkanth – Lord Shiva

Nilesh – Lord Shiva

Nishal – Lord Shiva

Naimitra – Lord Shiva

Niranjay – Lord Shiva

Nirantak – Lord Shiva

Nikhilendra – Lord Shiva

Nrithik – Lord Nataraja (Shiva)

Narayan – Lord Vishnu

Namish – Lord Vishnu  

Nityanta – Lord Vishnu

Nimay – Lord Krishna

Nithik – Lord Krishna

Nandagopal – Lord Krishna

Nandakumar – Lord Krishna

Navakishor – Lord Krishna

Nitik – Lord Ganesha 

Nidish – Lord Ganesha

Nirthik – Lord Muruga

Nandeesh – Lord Nandi, the vehicle of Lord Shiva

Modern baby boy names starting with N

Neal – A champion

Nilay – Heaven

Naman – Obeisance

Nafil – Benevolent

Trendy baby boy names starting with N

Namit – Humble

Naksh – Endowed with great qualities; the moon

Nisheel – Night

Nrip –A king

Traditional baby boy names starting with N

Naseeruddin – Defender of the Islam faith

Narendranath – Lord of men

Namdev – Another name of Lord Vishnu

Nagaraj – The serpent king

With such a huge collection of names starting with N, your task of choosing the right name for your baby becomes a lot easier. Go ahead and give your little one a name that he will feel proud of, as he grows up.

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About the author:

Written by Parama Gupta and published on 14 January 2020.

The author is a freelance writer. Her areas of interest include education (primary, secondary and higher), travel, children's literature and films.

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