Indira Name Meaning & Origin
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- Personal experiences with the name Indira
We chose this name for our daughter - we love it! Some people pronounce it IN-DIE-RUH when they first see her name but correcting it hasn't been an issue:)
- Nicknames for Indira
We planned on calling her "Indie" for short - and still do! One nickname I didn't think of was "Deara," my father in law started calling her that, but I think it's sweet!
- Meanings and history of the name Indira
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Lakshmi, the wife of the Hindu god Vishnu. A notable bearer was India's first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi (1917-1984).
- Famous real-life people named Indira
Indira Naidoo is an Australian (of Tamil descent) journalist, television presenter and consumer advocate. She comes across as highly intelligent, warm, good humoured and attractive.
Indira Varma, British actress.
Indira Joshi, British actress.
- Indira in song, story & screen