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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Indira

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From Sanskrit इन्दिरा (indirā)

  1. Name of Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
  2. A female given name commonly used in India.

Notable Persons Named Indira

Indira Gandhi was a 3rd Prime Minister of India, Minister of External Affairs, Minister of Defence, Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of Finance, Minister of Information, Broadcasting, Minister of External Affairs (India), Minister of Defence (India), Minister of Home Aff. Indira was born on November 19th, 1917 in Allahabad. She breathed her last breath on October 31st, 1984.

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Indira Varma is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Indira was given the name Indira Anne Varma on May 14th, 1973 in Bath, Somerset, England.

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Indira Jaising is a lawyer. Indira was born in 1940 in Mumbai.

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Indira Stefanianna is an actress and singer. She was most active from 1968 to 2008. Indira was given the name Indira Stefanianna Christopherson on December 15th, 1946 in San Francisco.

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Indira Goswami was an assamese literature writer. Her career lasted from 1956 to 2011. Indira was born on November 14th, 1942 in Guwahati, India. She breathed her last breath on November 29th, 2011.

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Indira Radić is a folk music, turbo-folk, and pop-folk singing. They have had major accomplishments since 1991. Indira was given the name Indira Subotić on June 14th, 1966 in Dragalovci.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Indira

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M. was given the name Mandagadde Krishnarao Indira on January 5th, 1917 in Thirthahalli. She left this life on March 15th, 1994.

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Indira is an actor and actress. Indira is also known as Indira Billi and Indra.

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How popular is the baby name Indira in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 43 43 0
1967 17 17 0
1968 16 16 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 20 20 0
1971 35 35 0
1972 34 34 0
1973 21 21 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 26 26 0
1977 21 21 0
1978 26 26 0
1979 26 26 0
1980 40 40 0
1981 30 30 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 20 20 0
1984 51 51 0
1985 61 61 0
1986 32 32 0
1987 26 26 0
1988 34 34 0
1989 33 33 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 44 44 0
1992 36 36 0
1993 43 43 0
1994 42 42 0
1995 41 41 0
1996 47 47 0
1997 56 56 0
1998 67 67 0
1999 56 56 0
2000 63 63 0
2001 72 72 0
2002 63 63 0
2003 66 66 0
2004 38 38 0
2005 63 63 0
2006 58 58 0
2007 63 63 0
2008 69 69 0
2009 56 56 0
2010 41 41 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 54 54 0
2013 42 42 0
2014 49 49 0
2015 47 47 0
2016 59 59 0
2017 41 41 0

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Popularity of Indira as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Indira

  • How Popular is the name Indira? Indira is the 6,488th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Indira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,148 babies born with the first name Indira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Indira to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Indira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 43 new born babies.
  • When was Indira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Indira is Saturday, March 17th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Indira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Indira was in 2001 with a total of 72 babies.
  • Random Indira Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Indira is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Indira: Your name in reverse order is Aridni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iardni. How do you pronounce that?

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