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What does Indra mean?

Indra Pronunciation of Indra [in-dra] as a boys' name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Indra is "possesses rain". In Hindu scripture, Indra is the ancient warrior god of the sky and air. The name is also used in Latvia.

Related boy names: Gobind and Harinder.

Associated with: ancient (old), warrior, sky (heaven).


1 feminine form: Kindra.

Creative forms:
(male) Inidra, Iondra, ..

(female) Incia, Innia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Indra Paxton (I.P.), ..

How popular is Indra?

Indra is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#100663 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Indra has not made it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Indra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Indra outside U.S.

Similar Names

Indra is alike in pronunciation to Aindrea, Andrae, Andre, Andrea, Andrei, Andrew, Andrey, Andro, Andru, Andruw, Aundray, Ohndrae, Ohndray, Ondrae, Ondray, Ondrei, Ondrey, Onndrae, Onndrai and Onndray. Other recommended names are Inar, Indio, Indyo, Ingram and Ira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Indra.

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