Indian Background

With the population of 1.2 billion people, the Republic of India is the second-most populous country in the world. Located in South Asia, with its capital of New Delhi, India has a long history going from the ancient Indus Valley civilization, through the British colony, and ending up as an independent state. Considered the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, as well as yoga and Indian mythology, it is nowadays a popular tourist destination, offering the magnificent architecture of Taj Mahal, the Ganges River and numerous temples, the hustle and bustle of Mumbai, and Indian curry. India has two official languages: English and Hindi. As a part of Indo-European language family, Hindi is an Indo-Aryan language and uses Devanagari script. Parents all over the world choose Indian baby names for their linguistic diversity, ancient ancestry, profound etymology and Indian sense of spirituality and meditation.