108 Names of Durga

Goddess Durga, identified as Adi Parashakti, is a principal and prominent form of the Hindu Goddess. She is a destroyer of evil, goddess of war, known as the warrior form of Parvati. There are many epitome of Durga: Kali, Gauri, Bhagvati, Ambika, Lalita, Bhavani, Rajeswari, Kandalini, Java, etc. Durga Maa is portrayed in the Hindu shrine as a Goddess riding a lion/tiger, with many arms carrying a weapon, often defeating Mahishasura. Goddess Durga also known by various other names like Maheswari which means ” Great lady” or “An epithet of Durga”, and Nandana means “Great achiever” “Happiness” “Heartening” “Indra’s paradise”. You can title your baby by various Durga Names.

The word Durga actually means “impassable”, “invincible”, and “unassailable”. It is associated with the word “Durg” which means “fortress”. Maha Durga, Chandika and Aparajita are the three main forms of Durga that are worshiped. She is a significant deity in Shaktism tradition of Hinduism. People of our country choose Goddess Durga names for their baby girls as they are inspired by their qualities. Durga Puja also combines the worship of Shiva, who is Durga’s associate.


Let you know, Dashain is the longest national holiday of Nepal, and this festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga. We have listed various Goddess Durga names with meaning and gender specifications. You can go through this list and name your child based on these Devi Names.

Sr. NoNameMeaningGender
1 Aadya First power, The primordial reality, Unequalled, Perfect, Another ornament, The Earth Girl
2 Aarya A noble lady, Goddess Durga, Honoured, Faithful, Goddess Parvati, Wise, Auspicious Unisex
3 Aishani Symbol of Strength, Strong Girl
4 Amba Mother, Eldest of the three princesses of Kashee, Name of a Goddess, Sister of Ambika and Ambalika, Girl
5 Ambika A mother, Sensitive, Good woman, Name of Parvati, Goddess Parvati, Name of the middle daughter of Kashiraj, Eldest consort of Vichitraveerya, The mother of the universe, Second daughter of the king of Kashi Girl
6 Ananta Eternal, Infinite, Endless Girl
7 Anika The brilliance of the stone Girl
8 Annada Goddess of food, One who distributes food Girl
9 Annika The brilliance of a stone, Goddess Durga Girl
10 Anwita Who bridges the gap, Overpowered by, Goddess Durga Girl
11 Aparna Leafless, One who lives without eating even leaves, Goddess Parvati Girl
12 Aryahi Goddess Durga Girl
13 Baruni Goddess who is the power of Varuna; A Goddess, Durga came into being to defeat Mahisasur Girl
14 Bhaavitha Name of Goddess Durga Girl
15 Bahula one who has diverse forms and manifestations Girl
16 Bhargavi Laxmi, Beautiful, Goddess Durga, Goddess Parvati Girl
17 Chandi Great Goddess, fearful form of Durga Girl
18 Chandika Diminutive of Chandan Girl
19 Dakshayani Goddess Durga, daughter of King Daksha Girl
20 Deveshi Chief among the Goddess Girl
21 Durga Impenetrable, Goddess Parvati, Goddess Durga, The terrifying Goddess Girl
22 Ekaa Alone, Matchless, Unique, The best, Chief, Goddess Durga, Excellent Girl
23 Girija Daughter of Himalaya, Born of a mountain, Goddess Parvati Girl
24 Ishana Ruler, Rich, Another name for Durga Girl
25 Ishani Close to God, Wife of Lord Shiva, Consort of Lord Shiva, ; Name of Goddess Durga, Goddess Parvati Girl
26 Ishi Goddess Durga, Rock, Salvation Girl
27 Jaya one who emerges as the victorious, Goddess Durga, Victory, Conquest Girl
28 Jyotsna Moonlight, Goddess Durga, Lustre Girl
29 Kaishori one who is an adolescent, Consort of Kishore, Goddess Parvati Girl
30 Katyayani one who is worshipped by sage Katyanan, Dressed in red, Goddess Parvati, An epithet of Durga's and Parvati Girl

31 Kirati One who exist in the mountains, Goddess Durga, title of Goddess Durga, title of river Ganga Girl
32 Kuja daughter of the Earth, Goddess Durga, An epithet of Seeta Girl
33 Kumari Unmarried, Young girl, Gold, Youthful, Daughter, Jasmine, Another name for Durga and Sita Girl
34 Maatangi Goddess of Matanga Girl
35 Maheswari Great lady, Goddess Durga, Consort of Maheshvar, An epithet of Durga, A Dakshayanee in Mahakal Girl
36 Nandana Daughter, Great achiever, Happiness, Young man, Celebrating, Indra's paradise, Goddess Durga, Son of Lord Shiva Girl
37 Nandi One who pleases others, Lord Shiva's bull, Another name for Goddess Durga, Prosperity Girl
38 Niranjana a river, Aarti, The night of the full Moon, Goddess Durga Girl
39 Nitya one known as The Eternal, Constant, Another name for Durga Girl
40 Rudrakali Roaring, Goddess Durga, Name of a daughter of raudrashva, Consort of Shiva, Epithet of Parvati, Name of a consort of Vasudeva, Kali(the black one) Girl
41 Rudrani Rudra's wife, Goddess Parvati, Wife of Lord Shiva (Rudra)) Girl
42 Rudrapriya Maa Durga, Dear to Rudra, Goddess Parvati Girl
43 Sadabhuja Six armed, Maa Durga Girl
44 Sadhana Fulfilment, Long practice, Study Girl
45 Sadhika Achiever, Maa Durga, Pious, Proficient Girl
46 Samabahudharini With shoulders like Lord Indra's flag Girl
47 Sanatani Name of the Goddesses Lakshmi, Eternal, Maa Durga, Ancient, Permanent Girl
48 Sandhya Evening, Union, Twilight, Dusk, Thought Girl
49 Sankarshanasamanana Equal to sankarshana Girl
50 Santati Granter of issues, another name of Maa Durga Girl
51 Sarbani Omnipresent, Maa Durga, Perfect Girl
52 Sarvagjna All knowing, Maa Durga Girl
53 Sarvani Omnipresent, Perfect, Maa Durga Name Girl
54 Sasthi Goddess Durga name, Sixth Girl
55 Sattviki True, Pure, Goddess Durga, Honest Girl
56 Satviki Honest, True, Pure, Goddess Durga Girl
57 Satya Truth, Another name for Maa Durga, Real Girl
58 Saukhyada Creditor of well being Girl
59 Saumyaa Mild, Maa Durga Girl
60 Shaila Another name of Maa Parvati, Who is living in mountain Girl
61 Shakambari Shaka - vegetables, Another Name of Maa Parvati, Ambari - one who bears, Bhri - to nourish Girl
62 Shakti Powerful, Power, female energy of a God, Vigour, Maa Durga, Another name for Lakshmi, Sword, Gift Girl
63 Shambhavi Consort of Shambhu, Maa Parvati Girl
64 Sharada Goddess of learning, Maa Saraswati Girl
65 Sharanya Surrendered Girl
66 Sharika commonly called Mainaa, A kind of bird, A bow or stick used for playing any stringed instrument; Name of the Tutelary Goddess of Shaareetaka Girl
67 Sharvani Born in the month of Shravan; Name of Maa Parvati Girl
68 Shatakshi Hundred eyed, Night, Name of Maa Durga, Goddess Parvati Girl
69 Shibani Goddess Durga, consort of Shiva, Durga, Parvati Girl
70 Shiva Always pure, Lord Shiva, Auspicious, Lovely, energy of Shiva in the form of his wife, Welfare Boy

Goddess Durga is also know as Shakti, means protective mother of the Universe. You will find different Maa Durga names here and can easily opt one of them for you baby. Also, we have listed other names of Goddess Durga for babies.


71 Shivakanta Goddess Durga, Consort of Shiva Girl
72 Shivapriya Liked by Lord Shiva, Maa Durga Girl
73 Shivasundari Epithet of Durga's or Parvati, Another Name of Maa Durga, Consort of Shiva Girl
74 Shrividya Maa Lakshmi and Maa Saraswati Girl
75 Shuddhi Purity, Holiness, Name of Durga, Acquittal, Accuracy, Name of one of the Shakti's of Vishnu, Truth Girl
76 Shulini Holding the spear, Maa Durga, Epithet of Durga Girl
77 Shyama Goddess Kali, Black, Dark as cloud, Dark blue Girl
78 Shyamala Blackish, Dusky Girl
79 Shyla Who is living in mountain, Another name of Goddess Parvati Girl
80 Siddhama Other Name of Maa Durga, Siddha - a name of one of the eight Yoginis, Ma - mother Girl
81 Sinhayana One who rides the Lion Girl
82 Skanda Lord Murugan, bank of a river, son of Shiva, Leaping, God of war, Name of Karthikeya, Flowing, Epithet of Shiva, Quicksilver, An intelligent or learned man Girl
83 Skandha Lord Murugan, God of war, Also known as Karthikeya Girl
84 Srirudra Divine Rudra, Maa Durga Girl
85 Stuti Praise to God, Another name for Maa Durga Girl
86 Subhadra Mother of Lord Krishna, Goddess Durga, wife of Arjuna, sister, Source of great welfare Girl
87 Surasa Elegant as a composition, Maa Durga, kind of plant, Well flavored, Juicy, Sacred Basil, Sweet, Name of An Apsara, Name of a Nagamata(Mother of Nags), Name of a river, Cassia bark, Name of a Raaga Girl
88 Sureshi Supreme Goddess, Goddess Durga Girl
89 Sureshwari Goddess of Gods, The celestial Ganges Girl
90 Sutada Granter of issues Girl
91 Tanisi Fairy queen, Serpent lady, Goddess Durga Girl
92 Tarita form of Durga, The fore-finger Girl
93 Toshani Appeasing, Goddess Durga, Satisfying, Pleasing Girl
94 Trariti Agile, Efficient, Goddess Durga, Swift Girl
95 Tribhuvaneshwari Name of several Goddesses, Tri - three, Bhuvaneshwari - the queen of the universe dwelling of 14 bhutans Girl
96 Triguna Maya, Illusion Girl
97 Trinayani Three eyed, Another Name of Goddess Durga Girl
98 Trinetra Three eyed Girl
99 Tripura Durga is older than three persons Brahma, Vishnu & Rudra, so she is called Tripura, Goddess Durga, who has three puras cities Circles, Angles, Lines syllables. Girl
100 Triputa Goddess Durga, Devi is called Tripura because she is older than the three persons viz. Brahma, Vishnu & Rudra, someone who has three puras cities, i.e., Circles, Angles, Lines syllables etc. Girl
101 Vaarahi one who rides on Varaah Girl
102 Vaishnavi one who is invincible Girl
103 Vandurga one known as the Goddess of Forests Girl
104 Vikrama one who is violent Girl
105 Vimalauttkarshini one who provides joy Girl
106 Vishnumaya one who is the charm of Lord Vishnu Girl
107 Yati the ascetic, one who renounces the world Girl
108 Yuvati one who is a young woman Girl

Did you find the best name for your baby, If yes, keep reading our blogs and share with your dear and near ones.
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May Durga maa empower you and your family with her nine Swaroop of Name, Fame, Health, Wealth, Happiness, Humanity, Education, Bhakti & Shakti

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