Gender: Female Origin of Indie: Short form of India, Indigo etc

Indie Origin and Meaning

The name Indie is a girl's name .

Indie is an independent-sounding nickname name that is in the Top 100 in Wales. As a diminutive, it's growing in popularity -- along with indie films, indie publishing -- and the reason some parents are choosing names like India and Indigo. The Indie version seems more feminine, while Indy as in Indiana Jones tends toward the boyish.

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Genevieve Noelle Says:


This is my dogs (she’s an Australian Shepherd) name, but I think it would be just as beautiful on a person too :)

gmdx Says:


I think Independence (nicknamed Indie) would be a badass girls name.

Miri Says:


Love it.

kiwipop Says:


Cute nickname!

smithe Says:


This name is one of my guilty pleasures. I can't help but love it.

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novelist_ Says:


I'd like it a lot as a nickname for Ingrid. I think it sounds really fun. c:

Sweekune Says:


I like it but it just feels like it should be short for another name, like Indigo, Indiana or Indiana.