What does Indira mean?
Indira [in-di-ra] as a girls' name is pronounced in-DEER-ah. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Indira is "splendid". Hindu mythology: the wife of Vishnu. Made familiar in modern times by Indira Gandhi, former prime minister of India.
Indira has 1 variant: Indeera.Creative forms:
(female) Indiga, Indiria, ..
(male) Indima, .. Middle name pairings:
Indira Jaida (I.J.), ..
How popular is Indira?
Indira is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2514 out of 4276, Top 59%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Indira has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Indira is alike in pronunciation to Andera and Anderea. Other suggested similar names are Adira, Adora, Akira, Aldara, Amira▲, Andra, Anora, Bahira, Behira, Candra, Cira, Cyndra, Danira, Dedra, Edira, Eldora, Elvira▼, Eudora, Eydra, Fadora, Fedora, Gevira, Iara, Ida▼, Idina, Idra, Iduna, Ilima, Ilisa, Ina▼, Inda, India▼, Indiana, Indigo, Indya, Inessa, Inetta, Iniga, Innga, Innis, Inya, Irina, Irisa, Irita, Isadora, Ishara, Iynaia, Jadira, Kandra, Kefira, Kendra, Kindra, Lindira (see Linda), Madira, Madora, Meira, Mira▲, Munira, Nadira, Nadra, Ofira, Ondina, Ondra, Onnora, Pandra, Sadira, Sidra, Tahira, Todora, Undina, Xandra, Yeira and Zahira. These names tend to be less commonly used than Indira.See names in meaning and etymology.