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The baby name Indie has been gaining quite a bit of steam over the last few years, climbing the list of the top 1,000 baby names for girls in the United States at rapid speed. It has cute nickname appeal, as it can be short for anything from India to independent, but it also makes for a fun and unique given name that hasn't yet taken over every preschool in the country. Pair it with a classic middle name to bring it down to earth, or go with something trendy to make your little girl stand out from the crowd.

Meaning of the name Indie:

English: Independent

Origin of the name Indie:

Indie is something of an English vocabulary word that is typically associated with music or movies. An indie album or film is one that wasn't produced by a major label or company. Indie is short for “independent.”

Symbolism of the name Indie:

As a word name, Indie may offer plenty in the way of symbolism. The word “indie” is typically used to describe nonmainstream music or movies, and new parents may choose it for their daughter hoping that she has an independent spirit. As it could also be a shortened version of place names like India or Indiana, new parents may choose it to honor a hometown, state, country, or culture.

Style of the name Indie:

New age, word name

Gender of the name Indie:

Indie is a cute girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Indie:


Number of syllables in the name Indie:


Emotion evoked from the name Indie:

The baby name Indie evokes images of someone who is a free spirit. She is always up for an adventure or doing something daring.

Alternative spellings for the name Indie:

  • Indi
  • Indy
  • Indeigh
  • Indee

Nicknames for the name Indie:

  • Dee
  • DiDi

Popularity of the name Indie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Indie has been a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States since 2019, and it's becoming increasingly popular. As of 2021, it ranks at number 680.

Related names for the name Indie:

Great middle names for Indie and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Indie:


Indie in popular culture:

  • Indie Holt (character in the “Matched” series of books)
  • Indira Mehta (character on the TV show “How to Be Indie”)
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