108 Sanskrit Names of Ganesha with Meaning

Lord Ganesha is known by many names. There are 108 names of Ganesha in Hindu Mythology. Many of these names suit when they carry significant meaning.

It is important to understand that the name and pronunciation depend on the origin and therefore not all Ganesha names might be known to you.

While some names do not have their English equivalent meaning and they have been translated for your ease.

108 Sanskrit Names of Ganesha with Meaning

The alphabetical list consists of the most popular Sanskrit names of Ganesha to help to narrow down the process of your search.

Names of Ganesha in Sanskrit
Names of Ganesha in Sanskrit

In case you feel difficulty with the exact pronunciation, you can refer to the original language of origin or comment down the name and we will find the exact pronunciation for you.


Sr. No.Names Meaning
1AkhurathaOne who has Mouse as His Charioteer
2AlampataEver Eternal Lord
3AmitIncomparable Lord
4AnantachidrupamayamInfinite and Consciousness Personified
5AvaneeshLord of the whole World
6AvighnaRemover of Obstacles
God Ganesh Names with A
What signifies the meaning of the names of Ganesha
What signifies the meaning of the names of Ganesha?


Sr. No.Names Meaning
1BalaganapatiBeloved and Lovable Child
2BhalchandraMoon-Crested Lord
3BheemaHuge and Gigantic
4BhupatiLord of the Gods
5BhuvanpatiGod of the Gods
6BuddhinathGod of Wisdom
8BuddhividhataGod of Knowledge
Ganesha Names with B
Names of Ganesha
Names of Ganesha


Sr. No.Name Meaning
1ChaturbhujOne who has Four Arms
Lord Ganesh Name with C


Sr. No.Names of GaneshaMeaning
1DevadevaLord of All Lords
2DevantakanashakarinDestroyer of Evils and Asuras
3DevavrataOne who accepts all Penances
4DevendrashikaProtector of All Gods
5DharmikOne who gives Charity
6Dhoomravarna Smoke-Hued Lord
7DurjaInvincible Lord
8DvaimaturaOne who has two mothers
Ganesh Ji Names with D


Sr. No.Names of GaneshaMeaning
1EkaaksharaHe of the Single Syllable
2EkadantaSingle-Tusked Lord
3EkadrishtaSingle-Tusked Lord
4EshanputraLord Shiva’s Son
Ganesh Bhagwan Names with E


Sr. No.Names of GaneshaMeaning
1GadadharaOne who has The Mace as His Weapon
2GajakarnaOne who has Eyes like an Elephant
3GajananaElephant-Faced Lord
4GajananetiElephant-Faced Lord
5GajavakraThe trunk of The Elephant
6Gajavaktra One who has Mouth like an Elephant
7GanadhakshyaLord of All Ganas (Gods)
8GanadhyakshinaLeader of All The Celestial Bodies
9GanapatiLord of All Ganas (Gods)
10GaurisutaThe Son of Gauri (Parvati)
11GuninaOne who is The Master of All Virtues
God Ganesh Ji Names with G


Sr. No.Names of GaneshaMeaning
1HaridraOne who is Golden Coloured
2HerambaMother’s Beloved Son
Ganesh Bhagwan Names with H


Sr. No.Names of GaneshaMeaning
1KapilaYellowish-Brown Coloured
2KaveeshaMaster of Poets
3KrtiLord of Music
4KripaluMerciful Lord
5KrishapingakshaYellowish-Brown Eyed
6KshamakaramThe Place of Forgiveness
7KshipraOne who is easy to Appease
Ganesha Names with K


Sr. No.Names Meaning
1LambakarnaLarge-Eared Lord
2LambodaraThe Huge Bellied Lord
Ganesha Names


Sr. No.Names Meaning
1MahabalaEnormously Strong Lord
2MahaganapatiOmnipotent and Supreme Lord
3MaheshwaramLord of The Universe
4MangalamurtiAll Auspicious Lord
5ManomayWinner of Hearts
6MrityuanjayaConqueror of Death
7MundakaramaAbode of Happiness
8MuktidayaBestower of Eternal Bliss
9MusikvahanaOne who has a mouse as charioteer
Ganesha Names with M


Sr. No.Names Meaning
1NadapratithishtaOne who Appreciates and Loves Music
2NamasthetuVanquisher of All Evils & Vices & Sins
3NandanaLord Shiva’s Son
4NideeshwaramGiver of Wealth and Treasures
Ganesha Names with N


Sr. No.NameMeaning
1OmkaraOne who has the Form Of OM
Ganesha Names with O


Sr. No.Ganesha NamesMeaning
1PitambaraOne who has Yellow-Colored Body
2PramodaLord of All Abodes
3PrathameshwaraFirst Among All
4PurushThe Omnipotent Personality
Ganesha Names with alphabet P


Sr. No.Ganesha NamesMeaning
1RaktaOne who has Red-Colored Body
2RudrapriyaBeloved Of Lord Shiva
Modern Ganesha Names with letter R


Sr. No.Ganesha NamesMeaning
1SarvadevatmanAn acceptor of All Celestial Offerings
2SarvasiddhantaBestower of Skills and Wisdom
3SarvatmanProtector of The Universe
4ShambhaviThe Son of Parvati
5ShashivarnamOne who has a Moon like Complexion
6ShoorpakarnaLarge-Eared Lord
7ShubanAll Auspicious Lord
8ShubhagunakananOne who is The Master of All Virtues
9ShwetaOne who is as Pure as the White Color
10SiddhidhataBestower of Success & Accomplishments
11SiddhipriyaBestower of Wishes and Boons
12SiddhivinayakaBestower of Success
13SkandapurvajaElder Brother of Skand (Lord Kartik)
14SumukhaAuspicious Face
15SureshwaramLord of All Lords
16SwaroopLover of Beauty
Trending Ganesha Names with S


Sr. No.Ganesha NamesMeaning
New Ganesha Names beginning with T


Sr. No.Ganesha NamesMeaning
1UddandaNemesis of Evils and Vices
2UmaputraThe Son of Goddess Uma (Parvati)
Popular Ganesha Names beginning with U


Sr. No.Ganesha NamesMeaning
1VakratundaCurved Trunk Lord
2VaraganapatiBestower of Boons
3VarapradaGranter of Wishes and Boons
4VaradavinayakaBestower of Success
5VeeraganapatiHeroic Lord
6VidyavaridhiGod of Wisdom
7VighnaharaRemover of Obstacles
8VignahartaDemolisher of Obstacles
9VighnarajaLord of All Hindrances
10VighnarajendraLord of All Obstacles
11VighnavinashanayaDestroyer of All Obstacles & Impediments
12VigneshwaraLord of All Obstacles
13VikatHuge and Gigantic
14VinayakaLord of All
15VishwamukhaMaster of The Universe
16VishwarajaKing of The World  
Lord Ganesha Names with V


Sr. No.Ganesha NamesMeaning
1YagnakayaAn acceptor of All Sacred & Sacrificial Offerings
2YashaskaramBestowed of Fame and Fortune
3YashvasinBeloved and Ever Popular Lord
4YogadhipaThe Lord of Meditation
Best Ganesha Names with Y

What signifies the meaning of the names of Ganesha?

Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati is popularly worshipped under different names like Sumukha, Ekadanta, Kapila, Gajakarna, Lambodara, Vikath, Vidhnanashaka, Vinayaka, Dhumraketu, Ganadhayaksha, Bhalchandra and Gajanana.

Ganesh means “lord of hordes” from Sanskrit गण (Gana) meaning “horde, multitude” and ईश (isha) meaning “lord, ruler”.

This is the name of the Hindu god of wisdom and good luck, the son of Shiva and Parvati. He is often depicted to be brave and is worshipped first.


Lord Ganesh is the most powerful of all the gods. His name is prefixed with the Hindu title of respect, ‘Shri’.

In art, he is depicted as a potbellied yellow or red god with four arms and the head of a one-tusked elephant, riding or attended to by a mouse.

He provides knowledge, prosperity, and fortune and is also the Destroyer of Obstacles.

All the above names, if chanted can relieve people of their worries and parents can keep the names of their newborn boys and girls on the names of Ganesha.

People Also Ask (FAQs)

How many names are there for Ganesh?

The god of wisdom and success, Ganesha has 108 names and each name represents one aspect of the god.

What is the name of Lord Ganesha’s wife?

Siddhi and Riddhi are the wives of Hindu God Ganesha. There is an interesting story which narrates how Ganesh Got Married. As Ganesha had an elephant-head no girl was ready to marry him. While all other gods had a consort he did not have one and this angered Ganesha.

What is the first name of Lord Ganesha??

Ganesha’s earliest name was Ekadanta (One Tusked), referring to his single whole tusk, the other being broken.

Who is the guru of Lord Ganesha?

Lord Ganesha promised Guru Vedvyasa that he will write Mahabharata as and how the sage narrates it.