Vamika, Ziva, Zoravar, Hinaya Heer, Aazeen, Ariana - names cricketers like Kohli, Dhoni, Jonty Rhodes picked for their children

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma were blessed with a daughter on January 11. They named her Vamika! Once the celebrity couple announced the name of their child, there was much curiosity generated about the meaning of the name. 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Feb 04, 2021, 09:43 AM IST

Well, these days parents spend a lot of time and effort in finding names of their children. They look for names that are unique, have a deep meaning and sounds good. The most recent one to come to light is Vamika and it being such a unique name, we look at several cricketers and the uncommon names they picked for their children. The names are unique and the meaning is beautiful. Here, we will list out names of star kids and tell you their meanings too.

 

 

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Virat Kohli daughter: Vamika

Virat Kohli daughter: Vamika

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma named their daughter Vamika. Vamika means Goddess Durga. It is one of the names of Maa Durga and is very unique. Interestingly, it appears the couple planned the name keeping in mind that their names become part of their daughter as Vamika starts with Virat's letter 'V' and ends with Anushka's 'ka'.  

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MS Dhoni daughter: Ziva Dhoni

MS Dhoni daughter: Ziva Dhoni

Ziva Dhoni is another famous star kid. As the surname suggests, she is daughter of none other than MS Dhoni. Ziva Dhoni is the darling of social media and she is super popular. The meaning of the name Ziva, which is a variant of Ziva, is “radiance, brilliance, light, brightness, light of God”.

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Shikhar Dhawan son: Zoravar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan son:  Zoravar Dhawan

Indian cricket team opener Shikhar Dhawan has named his son Zoravar Dhawan. Zoravar means the bravest of all. Indeed, Dhawan is known by the nickname of Gabbar so Zoravar must be brave.  

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Harbhajan Singh daughter: Hinaya Heer Plaha

Harbhajan Singh daughter: Hinaya Heer Plaha

Another celebrity couple Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra also have a daughter. They named their daughter Hinaya Heer Plaha. While this is one unique and beautiful name, Hinaya Heer means a beautiful angel.

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Gautam Gambhir daughter: Aazeen Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir daughter: Aazeen Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir daughter: Aazeen Gambhir

Former Indian cricketer and opener Gautam Gambhir has two daughters—Aazeen and Anaiza. Both names have Arabic origin. Aazeen means beauty, while Anaiza means respectable.  

 

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Ashish Nehra daughter: Ariana Nehra

Ashish Nehra daughter: Ariana Nehra

Ashish Nehra daughter: Ariana Nehra
Former Indian Pacer Ashish Nehra has named her daughter Ariana. The meaning of Ariana 'Most Holy'.  

 

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Anil Kumble daughter: Mayas Kumble

Anil Kumble daughter: Mayas Kumble

Legendry spinner Anil Kumble has a son and two daughters, one from his previous marriage. Mayas Kumble and daughter Svasti Kumble from his marriage to Chethana Kumble. Mayas is a pretty unique name and there are not many photos of him.  

 

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Jonty Rhodes daughter: India Jeannie

Jonty Rhodes daughter: India Jeannie

One of the greatest fielders ever, Jonty Rhodes is known for expressing his affection for our country. Taking this love for a foreign country to another level, Rhodes named his daughter 'India Jeannie' in honour of the country.