114 Most Popular names of Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva is known by several names. These names never go out of style – they've been among the most popular names for boys for centuries. Scroll down for a selection of popular baby names from the Shiva sahasranama.

114 Most Popular names of Lord Shiva

Aashutosh
one who fulfills wishes instantly
Akshayaguna
god with limitless attributes
Anantadrishti
of infinite vision
Augadh
one who revels all the time
Bhairav
destroyer of fear
Bhalanetra
one who has an eye in the forehead
Bholenath
kind-hearted lord
Bhooteshwara
lord of ghosts and spirits
Bhudeva
lord of the earth
Bhutapala
protector of the ghosts
Chandrapal
master of the moon
Dayalu
compassionate
Devadideva
god of gods
Dhanadeepa
lord of wealth
Dhyutidhara
lord of brilliance
Digambara
one who has the skies as his clothes
Durjaneeya
difficult to be known
Durjaya
unvanquished
Gangadhara
lord of river ganga
Girijapati
consort of girija
Gunagrahin
acceptor of gunas
Gurudeva
master of all
Hara
remover of sins
Jagadisha
master of the universe
Jaradhishamana
redeemer from afflictions
Kailas
one who bestows peace
Kamalakshana
lotus-eyed lord
Kantha
ever-radiant
Kapalin
one who wears a necklace of skulls
Khatvangin
bearer of the missile khatvang
Kochadaiyaan
matted locks of hair
Kundalin
one who wears earrings
Lalataksha
one who has an eye in the forehead
Lingaraja
the phallus king
Lokapal
one who takes care of the world
Mahabuddhi
extremely intelligent
Mahadeva
greatest god
Mahakala
lord of all times
Mahamrityunjaya
great victor of death
Mahanidhi
great storehouse
Mahashaktimaya
one who has boundless energies
Mahayogi
greatest of all gods
Mahesha
supreme lord
Maheshwara
lord of gods
Nagabhushana
one who has serpents as ornaments
Nityasundara
ever beautiful
Nrityapriya
lover of dance
Omkara
creator of om
Palanhaar
one who protects everyone
Parameshwara
first among all gods
Paramjyoti
greatest splendor
Pranava
originator of the syllable of om
Priyabhakta
favorite of the devotees
Priyadarshana
of loving vision
Pushkara
one who gives nourishment
Pushpalochana
one who has eyes like flowers
Ravilochana
having sun as the eye
Rudraksha
one who has eyes like rudra
Sadashiva
eternal source of joy
Sanatana
eternal god
Sarvacharya
charioteer of partha (arjuna)
Sarvashiva
eternal lord
Sarvatapana
preceptor of all
Sarvayoni
always pure
Sarvesh
the lord of all
Sarveshwara
scorcher of all
Shankara
lord of all gods
Shantah
preceptor of skanda
Shoolin
giver of joy
Shreshhtha
lord of the moon
Shrikantha
always pure
Shrutiprakasha
one who has a trident
Shubhankar
a person that is adopted by a team or other group as a symbolic figure
Shuddhavigraha
of glorious neck
Skandaguru
illuminator of the vedas
Someshwara
one who has a pure body
Suprita
well pleased
Suragana
having gods as attendants
Sureshwara
lord of all gods
Tejaswani
one who spreads illumination
Trishoolin
one who has a trident in his hands
Vachaspati
lord of speech
Vajrahasta
one who has a thunderbolt in his hands
Vedakarta
originator of the vedas
Veerabhadra
supreme lord of the nether world
Vishalaksha
wide-eyed lord
Vishveshwara
lord of the universe
Vrishavahana
one who has bull as his vehicle
Indian Hindu Names