Adira to Aaradhya: 36 most interesting celebrity baby names and their meanings

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.


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.

Aaradhya Bachchan

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.

Saira Bhupathi

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

Image Courtesy: Celina Jaitley Instagram

While Viraaj means the sun or the king in Sanskrit, Winston means joy stone.

Ayaan Hashmi

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

Image: Arjun Rampal Instagram

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

Parents: Farhan & Adhuna Akhtar

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.



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