What does India mean?
India [in-dia] as a girls' name is pronounced IN-dee-ah. It is of English origin. The name of the country.
Related girl name: Kashmir.
1 masculine form: Indio.Creative forms:
(female) Inia, Inida, ..
(male) Inia, Inid, .. Middle name pairings:
India Sloan (I.S.), ..
How popular is India?
India is a very prominent first name for women (#1180 out of 4276, Top 28%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#118954 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)
India reached its highest rank of #298 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #1015 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of India (#1015 from current records) are Indya and Inda. These forms of India were at the height of their popularity a decade ago (median #1265) and are now much less conventional.
India▼ is pronounced similarly to Anda, Andee, Andi▲, Andie, Andy, Annda, Enda, Indu, Wanda▼, Wandie, Wenda, Wendi▼, Wendie and Wonda. Other suggested similar names are Adia, Andria, Ania, Antia, Ardia, Candia, Cindia, Cyndia, Fadia, Hadia, Hedia, Ida▼, Idina, Idra, Illia, Ina▼, Inaya, Indiana, Indigo, Indira, Inga▼, Iniga, Innga, Innis, Inya, Ionia, Iynaia, Kadia, Lidia, Lydia▲, Media, Nadia, Nidia, Nydia, Ondria, Sadia, Sindia and Syndia. These names tend to be less commonly used than India.See names in meaning and etymology.