Indra

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Sanskrit
Meaning: “possessing drops of rain.”
(IN-druh).

Coincidentally the name is also an Indian male name, though of a completely different meaning, origin and pronunciation. Pronounced (IN-druh) it is from a Sanskrit source, composed of the elements indu इन्दु meaning ” a drop,” and ra meaning “possession.” The meaning is in reference to having ownership over raindrops and it is the name of the Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the Chief god of the Hindu text the Rig Veda.

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