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What does Indira mean?

Indira Pronunciation of Indira 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH splendid (glory), mythology, modern





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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. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Indira is alike in pronunciation to Andera and Anderea. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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