Indra

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of Indri [1]

2) Name of the (male!) Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain इन्द्र (Indra) or इंद्र (Indra)

2a) Combination of Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) = 'a drop' and र (ra) = 'possessing' [2]

2b) Sanskrit indh = 'to flame, to twinkle' [3]

2c) Sanskrit ind = 'to conquer, to defeat' [3]

2d) Probably deriving from a root element denoting strength and fertility [4]

Related Names

Indra
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Indre
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Indra
Accusative: Indru
Dative: Indru
Genitive: Indru

Further Information

In Iceland, Indra is officially not allowed to be used as a male given name as of 24 November 2017

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
422 576 6 18
Norway Norway[6]
51 n.a. 8 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
25 n.a. 14 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
8 12 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 25 n.a. 6
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Indra(f) Sources: [5][7][6][9]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [9]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  4. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi