Indra

First Name
722
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
205
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Indra

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  • A submission from Mongolia says the name Indra means "Comes from the Mongolian word for sapphire 'Indranil'" and is of Mongolian origin.
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  1. Chief Hindu god of the Rig-Veda; god of rain and thunder
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From Sanskrit इन्द्र (índra).

  1. (Hinduism) The god of war and weather; also the King of the Gods or Devas and Lord of Heaven or Svargaloka in Hinduism.

Indra was also found in the following language(s): Latvian, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Indra

Indra Nooyi is a chairperson & ceo of pepsico, chairman, and chairperson&ceoofpepsico. Indra was given the name Indra Krishnamurthy on October 28th, 1955 in Madras, Madras State, India.

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Indra Kumar is a director/producer/actor.

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Indra Devi was a yoga teacher. Indra was given the name Eugenie Peterson on May 12th, 1899 in Riga. Indra is also known as Eugenie Peterson. She breathed her last breath on April 25th, 2002.

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She has been prominent since 2002. Indra was given the name Indra Valija Petersons on June 22nd, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Indra is also known as Petersons and Indra Valija.

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Indra Soundar Rajan is a mystery fiction, ghost story, and supernatural thrillers author. Indra was born in 1958 in Salem, Tamil Nadu.

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Indra Ové is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 1992. Indra was born on September 27th, 1968 in London.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Indra

Indra is a comics character.

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Her career lasted from 1940 to 1950. Crown was born on July 25th, 1924 in Narayanhity Palace. She died on September 4th, 1950.

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Syaiful Indra is a soccer player for the Persija Jakarta, Persik Kediri, Persija Jakarta (IPL), Persema Malang, Indonesia national under-21 football team, and Indonesia national under-23 football team. Syaiful was born on May 28th, 1992 in Malang.

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Dedi Indra is a soccer player for the Persela Lamongan, Persikab Bandung, and Persegres Gresik United. Dedi was born on April 2nd, 1986 in Indonesia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 7 7 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 5 5 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 5 5 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 10 10 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 13 13 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 15 15 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 17 12 5
1996 11 11 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 22 17 5
1999 11 11 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 16 16 0
2004 12 12 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 19 19 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 13 13 0
2010 21 16 5
2011 11 11 0
2012 17 12 5
2013 20 15 5
2014 12 12 0
2015 33 28 5
2016 21 21 0
2017 27 20 7

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Popularity of Indra as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Indra U.S.
  White 66.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Indra

People with the last name Indra are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Indra

  • How Popular is the name Indra? Indra is the 12,976th most popular name of all time. As a last name Indra was the 90,113th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Indra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 722 babies born with the first name Indra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Indra to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Indra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Indra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Indra is Saturday, September 15th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Indra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Indra was in 2015 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Indra Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Indra is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Indra: Your name in reverse order is Ardni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dainr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Indra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 205 people with the last name Indra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Indra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Indra as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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