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)

Ixchel

Ixchel is the name of the Mayan goddess of the earth, the moon, and medicine in Maya mythology, as well as midwifery. Though the origin of the name is uncertain it has often been linked to Yucatec Mayan cheel meaning “rainbow” or “lady rainbow”

Origin: Proto-Mayan

Meaning: “rainbow” or “rainbow lady”

Usage: Mayan

Pronunciation: eesh-chell (Forvo)

Variants:

  • Ix Chel (Yucatec Mayan)
  • Itzel (Spanish, Mayan)