From AbRam to Rahyl and Kiaan: 16 Unique baby boy names of Bollywood celebs

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If you are having a tough time deciding a name for your baby boy, here are 16 Bollywood celeb baby boy names and their meaning.

The toughest thing new parents face is deciding a name for their little bundle of joy. And everyone these days prefers to give their baby a name which is not only stylish, but also has a great meaning. After all that name would be their child's identity for the rest of his life.

As far as baby names are concerned, there's a new trend that is catching up in India that is choosing a Hebrew, Greek or other exotic names for their baby, which is unique and also has a solid meaning behind it. Perhaps this is the reason why many Bollywood parents have chosen such names for their kids.

So, if you are having a tough time deciding a name for your baby boy, here are 16 Bollywood celeb baby boy names and their meaning.

1.Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan has two sons Aryan and AbRam. While Aryan is a Sanskrit name and means someone who his "noble and honest", AbRam's name has a unique story behind it.

The eyes r full of language...trying to read what each one is saying...

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Shah Rukh had said that his father Taj Mohammed Khan had decided to give him a name that is made up of two words, which is why he named him Shah Rukh. The actor followed the same pattern for his son AbRam.

Though AbRam's name is also based on a variation of Prophet Abraham, Shah Rukh has kept the R in the name capital as it denotes Ram, the famous Hindu God. It must be noted here that Shah Rukh's wife Gauri is a Hindu.

2. Hrithik Roshan

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Hrithik Roshan has two sons with ex-wife Suzanne Hrehaan and Hridhaan. There firstborn, 10-year-old Hrehaan, has a combination of their own names. A name that is of Indian origin it means "God's chosen one".  Their second child is named Hridhaan, which signifies a "great heart".

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3. Riteish Deshmukh

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Riteish Deshmukh has also chosen two very unique names for his sons. His firstborn Riaan has a Hebrew name and has the meaning "little king". His second son's name is Rahyl or Rahil which in Hebrew means "innocent". Alternatively, it’s also a Quranic name for boys, and means "traveller".

4. Aamir Khan

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Being the kind of an actor he is, Aamir Khan has named his son after a great freedom fighter and one of his great grand uncles. Yes, the name of his son Azad is inspired from Aamir Khan’s great grand uncle Maulana Azad, but the meaning of the name is also as great as the freedom fighter.

As everyone knows Azad means "liberated or free". His elder son is named Junaid, which is a Muslim name and means a "soldier or a warrior".

5. Shilpa Shetty

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Shilpa Shetty's son's name, Viaan, is as stylish as her. The name is a Hindu one and means "alive and lively".

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6. Ajay Devgan


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While Ajay Devgan's daughter Nysa has a Greek name, his son Yug has a Hindu name and means "an era".

7. Arshad Warsi

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Arshad Warsi and Maria Goretti's kids have really unusual names. While their daughter is called Zene Zoe, which means beautiful in the African language, their son is called Zeke Zidaan, which means "shooting star" in Aramic and "memory of God" in Arabic.

8. Farah Khan

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Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder's triplets Anya, Diva and Czar have some really unique names derived from different languages. Anya means "grace" in Russian whereas Czar comes from the latin word "emperor" and Diva means "divine" in Latin.

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9. Malaika Arora Khan


Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora Khan have a son named Arhaan. The name is derived from the Arabic word, which means "the ruler".

10. Arpita Khan


Salman's sister and new mother Arpita Khan has named her son Ahil, which is an Arabic name that means “great king”, “great leader”, “emperor”, a king or ruler who presides over multiple nations and countries.

11. Amrita Arora


Arbaaz's sister-in-law and Malaika's sister Amrita Arora has two sons Azaan and Rayaan. Both names have a Hebrew origin. While Azaan means "powerful", Rayaan means "door to paradise".

12. Madhuri Dixit

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Madhuri Dixit has two sons with her doctor husband Sriram Nene. The first son’s name is Raayan meaning “gates of paradise/heaven” in Arabic, and “little prince” in Sanskrit, and “graceful” in Jewish. The second son’s name is and Irish name- Aarin that means "mountain strength".

13. Karisma Kapoor
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Karisma Kapoor's son's name is Kiaan, which is an American Hebrew name. It means "grace of God".

14. Akshay Kumar


Twinkle Khanna and Akhay Kumar’s son is called Aarav. The name is of Sanskrit origin and means “in high regard”.

15. Sanjay Dutt


Sanjay Dutt and Manyata have given very special names to their twins. While their son is named Shahraan, their daughter is named Iqra. The boy's name comes from two words "Shah" means "royal" and "Raan" is "knight" or "warrior" in Persian.

16. Celina Jaitley


Celina Jaitley's cute little twins with hotelier husband Peter Haag. Their twins are names Winston Haag and Viraaj Haag. While the name Winston is an English name and means "joy stone", the name Viraj has Sanskrit origins and means "sun or king".

Also Read: From Ziva to Aradhya and Adira: 10 unique baby girl names of Bollywood celebs

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