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Gender: Female Meaning of Indra: "possessing drops of rain" Origin of Indra: Sanskrit

The name Indra is a girl's name of Hindu, Sanksrit origin meaning "possessing drops of rain". Indra and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

In the ancient Hindu religion, Indra is the warrior god of sky and rain, though in modern America, this might make a better girls' than boys' name. You can spell it Indre, like the French river, if you prefer.

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Famous People Named Indra

Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo
Indra Devi (real name Eugenie V. Peterson), renowned yoga teacher

Pop Culture References for the name Indra

The Indra swallowtail (Papilio indra), a butterfly
Indra, the father of the Uchiha clan in the manga, Naruto
Indra, character on the TV show "The 100"
Indra, Spanish IT consultancy firm


Anja2001 Says:


The Indra Club in Hamburg was where the Beatles first played on arriving in the city in 1960.

auroracallista Says:


The meaning of this name is so beautiful

Alicia1 Says:


This is a cute name that I have not heard before.

senseandsensibility Says:


I absolutely adore this name! Indra is a book character from my favourite Scandinavian series. Very girly, pretty and sassy!