Lakshmi

Lakshmi is the name of the Hindu goddess of good luck, prosperity, and beauty. The wife of Vishnu (a major deity in Hinduism). The name means “sign, mark” which derives from Sanskrit root lakṣ लक्ष् (perceive, observe) which ultimately derives from a PIE root word.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “sign, mark”

Usage: Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia

Variants:

  • Laxmi (Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Nepali)

Male forms:

  • Laxmi (Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Nepali)

Indira

Indira is a Hindu female name meaning “beauty” and is another name for Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of luck, prosperity, wealth and joy.

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning: “beauty”

Usage: Hindu, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi, Odia

Variants:

  • Intira (Thai)