Indie - girls name

Indie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Indie name meaning:

The name Indie is a variant of the name India, which is derived from the name of the country in South Asia. The name India is believed to have originated from the River Indus, which flows through present-day Pakistan and northern India. The word "Indus" itself comes from the Sanskrit word "Sindhu," meaning "river."

As a name, Indie can be seen as a trendy and modern choice, often given to girls. However, it can also be used as a unisex or even a masculine name. In recent years, Indie has gained popularity as a shortened form of names like Indigo, Indiana, or even just as a standalone name. The name Indie is often associated with attributes such as creativity, uniqueness, and free-spiritedness. It can also carry connotations of independence, as it is a name that stands out and sets someone apart from the crowd.

Overall, the name Indie embodies a sense of individuality and nonconformity, reflecting a desire for a distinctive and independent identity.


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Overall UK ranking: 114 out of 5581

450 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (80)

Historical popularity of Indie

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