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IN Desi ON 30 Oct, 2016
The trend of keeping unique and sometimes, bizarre baby names, started off in Hollywood, and now it has shown its mark in India too.
Our favorite B-town celebs have also started moving away from the formal names for their kids, and have begun looking for inspirations at different cultures across the world (but noticeable within plausible limits).
Let us take a look at a few such unconventional names of celebrity kids, and I will also tell you what they mean.
Shahid and Mira named their first kid, 'Misha Kapoor'. It's a Russian baby name and means God like. Have you noticed that their little bundle of joy's name is a combination of Papa Shahid and Mom Mira's name?
The busty star, who was seen in movies like Wanted and Taarzan: The Wonder Car named her son as 'Mikail'. The name is originated from the name of Gods' angel, Michael.
Arjun and Mehr's daughter's name have been adopted from Sanskrit and the Quran. 'Mahika' in Sanskrit means "earth" and 'Myra' is taken from the Quran which implies "swift and light."
Names of Karisma and Sunjay's two kids have a Latin origin. 'Samaira' means "Goddess of Beauty" or "enchanting" in Arabic. Their son's name 'Kian' means "Grace of God."
To name their beautiful daughter, Lara and Mahesh took inspiration from Arabic and Hebrew languages. 'Saira' is a variant of the word 'Sarah', which means a 'bird' in Arabic and 'princess' in Hebrew.
We all are aware of the astonishing voice of 'Nevaan' from the 'Kolaveri di' song. Sonu and Madhurima chose a lovely name for their son, which means 'holy soul' in Sanskrit.
Celina and Peter prefered to go with an Indian name and a western name for their twin boys. One of them is named 'Viraaj,' which means 'king' or 'the sun' in Sanskrit, whereas other is named as 'Winston' which means 'joy stone'.
Farhan and Adhuna named their kid, 'Akira' and 'Shakya'. Akira is a Japanese word that means 'shiny and shrew' while 'Shakya' means a 'circle of vigor'.
Raveena and Anil's daughter name is 'Rasha' which means 'the first drops of rain'. And their son's name is 'Ranbir' which means 'brave warrior'.
Malaika and Arbaaz chose an Arabic name for their son, 'Arhaan'. It means 'the ruler'.
Madhuri and Sriram chose Irish names for their two kids. 'Rayaan' means 'gates of paradise' in Arabic and 'little prince' in Sanskrit. 'Arin' means 'mountain force'.
Ajay and Kajol's first child is named as 'Nysa' which means 'new commencing' or 'ambition' while the second child is named as 'Yug' which means 'era'.
Maria and Arshad gave their children alliterative names. Their son is called 'Zeke Zidaan' which means 'shooting star' in Arabic and their daughter 'Zene Zoe', which means 'beautiful' in an African language.
Akshay and Twinkle named their kids as 'Aarav' and 'Nitara'. Aarav means 'in high regard of' whereas Nitara means 'having deep roots'.
Farah and Shirish named their youngsters as 'Anya', 'Diva', and 'Czar'. Anya means 'grace' in Russia and 'infinite' in Sanskrit, Diva, implies 'divine' in Latin and Czar is the Latin phrase for an 'emperor'.
Fardeen and Natasha named their daughter as 'Diani, Isabella'. Diani is a Portuguese word that means 'divinity' and Isabella is Fardeen's favorite name.
Salman Rushdie's book, 'Haroun and the Sea of Stories', so inspired Konkona and Ranvir that they chose to keep their son's name based on the same. His name 'Haroon' means 'hope' in Sanskrit.
Sanjay and Manyata took inspiration from Persian and Hebrew to name their twins. 'Shahraan' means 'royal knight or warrior'. And, their daughter Iqra's name signifies 'to educate' in Hebrew.
Hrithik and Sussanne chose two unique Indian names for their boys. 'Hridhaan' means a person with a 'big heart' whereas 'Hrehaan', which is a variation of the Arabic word Rehan, says, 'God's chosen one'.
Young parents in B-town, Imran and Avantika, found a beautiful name for their daughter, 'Imara'. It means 'strong and resolute'.
Rani and Aditya named their daughter, 'Adira', which had parts of both of their names, i.e. Adi and Ra. It means 'strong'. Adorable, isn't it?
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