Indira is a feminine name of Sanskrit origin. It also has roots in Hindi and translates to “splendid.” Indira is a byname of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, who is the goddess of prosperity, beauty, and luck and the wife of the god Vishnu. Indira also made history by being the given name of India’s first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi. Gandhi was in office from 1980 to 1984. You might name baby in tribute to the goddess Lakshmi’s many forms, or as an inspiration for them to break the glass ceiling just like Indira Gandhi. No matter your reasoning, baby is sure to stand out with a singularly chic name like this.
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