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Vayu Kapoor Ahuja, Taimur, AbRam: Bollywood celebrities who left us amazed with their unique baby names

We often come across unique Baby names. Some parents take ample effort in naming their child. Many parents do their best to find beautiful and unique baby names for their children, with beautiful meanings attached to them. Celebrities are no less when it comes to having unique names for their kids. Over the years, just like the West, a few Bollywood celebrities have adapted to the modern ‘unique baby names’ culture.

Sonam Kapoor and her husband Anand Ahuja welcomed their first child, a baby boy in August this year. Exactly a month after his birthday, the couple took to their respective handles to reveal his name. They named their baby boy, Vayu Kapoor Ahuja, leaving all mesmerized with the beautiful name.

From Vayu Kapoor Ahuja, Taimur Ali Khan to AbRam Khan; here’s a list of unique baby names that Bollywood celebrities have given their children.

Vayu Kapoor Ahuja

Sonam Kapoor named her son Vayu Kapoor Ahuja and explained the meaning behind the name Explaining the meaning behind her son’s name, the actress said, “In Hindu scriptures Vayu is one of the paanch tatvas. He is the deity of breath, the spiritual father of Hanuman, Bheem and Madhav and He is the incredibly powerful lord of wind.”

She further explained, “Praana is Vayu, a guiding Force of life and intelligence in the universe. All the deity’s of Praana, Indra, Shiva and Kali relate to Vayu. He can breathe life into beings as easily as he can destroy evil. Vayu is said to be heroic, brave and mesmerisingly beautiful.

 

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Taimur Ali Khan

The name Taimur Ali Khan stirred up a controversy when Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan revealed the name of their first born son. Saif had later revealed that the name Taimur is an ancient Persian name which means Iron. He revealed that Kareena and he like the sound of it, and went with it because it’s ‘beautiful and strong’.

Taimur’s name was mired into a controversy when netizens drew comparisons of the name with that of a Turco-Mongol conqueror and the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia from the 14th century, who went by the name Timur.

AbRam Khan

Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan welcomed their son, AbRam Khan in 2013 via surrogacy. The couple picked an out of the box name for their little one. The name AbRam is a variation of Prophet Abraham with the name of Hindu god Ram.

Gauri Khan, during her latest appearance on Koffee With Karan 7 revealed she ‘spends time’ with son AbRam Khan when she is in a bad mood.

 

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Sappho 

Not many get the pronunciation of Kalki Koechlin‘s surname correctly. Well, the actress managed to leave everyone in surprise when she revealed the name of her daughter.

Kalki Koechlin welcomed her first child, a baby girl, with her boyfriend Guy Hershberg, in February 2020. The couple named their daughter Sappho, after the Greek poet of the same name, who wrote in 600 BC.

 

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Nevaeh

Aftab Shivdasani and his wife Nin Dusanj welcomed their first child, a baby girl on July 28, 2020. The couple named their daughter Nevaeh.

The name means ‘Heaven’ and is the spelling of the word, backwards. It became popular when singer Sonny Sandoval used the name as heaven and spelled it backwards.

 

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