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Different Names of Ganesha

Lord Ganesha is famous all over the globe in innumerable names; however 108 names of Ganesha exist in the Hindu scriptures. Often people prefer naming their babies after one or the other of the many different names of Ganesha; surprisingly they perfectly suit both girls and boys. Listed below are some of the most popular Sanskrit names of Ganesha with each of their meanings.

  1. Bheema : One who is gigantic
  2. Akhuratha : One whose chariot is pulled by a mouse
  3. Balaganapati : Beloved child
  4. Alampata : One who is forever eternal
  5. Amit: One who is incomparable
  6. Chaturbhuj : The four-armed lord
  7. Anantachidrupamayam : One who is the personification of the infinite consciousness
  8. Haridra : One who is golden-hued
  9. Heramba : Mother's beloved son
  10. Kapila : One who is yellowish-brown
  11. Kaveesha : The lord of poets
  12. Kirti : The lord of music
  13. Bhalchandra : One who is moon crested
  14. Gajanana : One who has an elephantine face
  15. Gajananeti : One who has the looks of an elephant
  16. Gajavakra : The trunk of an elephant
  17. Bhupati : The lord of lords
  18. Bhuvanpati : The lord of the heaven
  19. Buddhinath : The God of wisdom
  20. Buddhipriya : One who bestows of knowledge and intellect
  21. Buddhividhata : The God of knowledge
  22. Devadeva : The lord of lords
  23. Devantakanashakarin : Destroyer of evils and demons
  24. Uddanda : The nemesis of evils and vices
  25. Umaputra : The son of Goddess Uma
  26. Vakratunda : One with a curved trunk
  27. Varaganapati : Bestower of boons
  28. Varaprada : One who grants wishes
  29. Dharmik : One who is righteous and charitable
  30. Dhoomravarna : One whose skin is smoke-hued
  31. Durja : The invincible
  32. Dvaimatura : One who has two mothers
  33. Ekaakshara : One who is of a single syllable
  34. Ekadanta : Single-tusked
  35. Gadadhara : One whose weapon is the mace
  36. Gajakarna : One who has elephantine-ears
  37. Gajavaktra : One who has an elephantine mouth
  38. Ganadhakshya : The lord of lords
  39. Ganadhyakshina : Leader of all celestial bodies
  40. Kripalu : Merciful lord
  41. Krishapingaksha : One who has yellowish-brown eyes
  42. Kshamakaram : The abode of forgiveness
  43. Kshipra : One who is easy to appease
  44. Lambakarna : One who has large ears
  45. Lambodara : One who has a big belly
  46. Mangalamurti : The all auspicious Lord
  47. Manomay : The winner of hearts
  48. Mrityuanjaya : The conqueror of death
  49. Mundakarama : The abode of happiness
  50. Muktidaya : Bestower of eternal bliss
  51. Musikvahana : One who rides a mouse
  52. Nadapratithishta : One who appreciates music
  53. Namasthetu : Destroyer of evils and sins
  54. Nandana : Lord Shiva's son
  55. Nideeshwaram : Bestower of wealth
  56. Omkara : One who has the form of 'Om'
  57. Pitambara : One who has yellowish skin
  58. Pramoda : Lord of all abodes
  59. Prathameshwara : First among all Gods
  60. Purush : The omnipotent personality
  61. Rakta : One who is blood-hued
  62. Rudrapriya : One who is the beloved of Shiva
  63. Sarvadevatman : One who accepts all celestial offerings
  64. Sarvasiddhanta : Bestower of skills and knowledge
  65. Sarvatman : Protector of the universe
  66. Shambhavi : Son of Parvati
  67. Shashivarnam : One who has a moon-like complexion
  68. Shoorpakarna : One who is large-eared
  69. Ganapati : The lord of lords
  70. Gaurisuta : The son of Gauri
  71. Gunina : The lord of virtues
  72. Shuban : The all auspicious Lord
  73. Shubhagunakanan : One who is The Master of All Virtues
  74. Shweta : One who is as pure as the white
  75. Siddhidhata : Bestower of accomplishments and successes
  76. Siddhipriya : Giver of wishes and boons
  77. Ekadrishta : Single-focused
  78. Eshanputra : The son of Shiva
  79. Siddhivinayaka : Bestower of success
  80. Skandapurvaja : Elder of Skanda or Kartikya
  81. Sumukha : One who has an auspicious face
  82. Sureshwaram : The lord of lords
  83. Swaroop : Lover of beauty
  84. Tarun : One who is ageless
  85. Varadavinayaka : Bestower of success
  86. Veeraganapati : The vigorous lord
  87. Vidyavaridhi : The God of wisdom
  88. Mahabala : One who is enormously strong
  89. Mahaganapati : The Supreme Lord
  90. Maheshwaram : Lord of the universe
  91. Vighnahara : Remover of obstacles
  92. Vignaharta : Destroyer of all obstacles
  93. Vighnaraja : Lord of all obstacles
  94. Vighnarajendra : Lord of all obstacles
  95. Vighnavinashanaya : Destroyer of all obstacles
  96. Vigneshwara : Lord of all obstacles
  97. Vikat : One who is huge
  98. Vinayaka : The Supreme Lord
  99. Vishwamukha : Master of the universe
  100. Vishwaraja : King of the world
  101. Avighna : The remover of obstacles
  102. Avaneesh : Master of the universe
  103. Yagnakaya : One who accepts sacrificial offerings
  104. Yashaskaram : The bestower of fame and fortune
  105. Devavrata : One who accepts all penances
  106. Devendrashika : The protector of all gods
  107. Yashvasin : The beloved and ever popular lord
  108. Yogadhipa : The lord of meditation
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