Tamil baby names - Naming

In Tamil tradition, naming a new born baby is based on the nakshatram or birth star at the time of birth. Naming system in Tamil astrology says that baby names should begin with a Tamil syllable related to a janma nakshatram and its patham in child's horoscope.


Tamil baby name based on nakshatra or star.

An association of janma nakshatra with the phonetic form, represented by the Aksharam has been in the practice from the very ancient times, this is known as namakaranam. Each nama nakshatram and its padam has its own special sound in tune with the tendencies and inner nature of a child. e.g. A baby who was born under second padam of anusha nakshatram should have a Tamil baby name begin with Tamil aksharam (syllable) - Ni.

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Namakaranam

Namakaranam is basically a naming ceremony, performed within a few weeks of the baby's birth. Namkaranam is one of the most important ceremony or rituals in Tamil culture. The mother and father start the ritual with pranayamam, prayers and chanting manthiram in presence of the family priest and family members. Rice grains are spread on a plate and the father writes the chosen name while chanting the mantra. Then he whispers the name into the child's right ear, followed by the blessings of the elders and ends with a feast with family and friends.


What is janma nadchathiram?

Birth star at the time of birth is known as janma nadchathiram. Janma nakshatram is also known as nama nakshatram.


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