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Indigo is a unisex baby name that comes from Greek and means “dye from India”. Indigo is a color between purple and blue on the rainbow. Indigo is a unique name that is a great alternative to more common colorful names like Violet and Scarlett.

Meaning of the name Indigo:

Greek: dye from India, purple blue color

Origin of the name Indigo:

Indigo is a unisex baby name of Greek origin. Indigo means “dye from India” and refers to a color between purple and blue.

Symbolism of the name Indigo:

Indigo is the color of spirituality, perception, and intuition.

Baby name indigo

Style of the name Indigo:

modern

Gender of the name Indigo:

Indigo is a name for both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Indigo:

IN-di-go

Number of syllables in the name Indigo:

three

Emotion evoked from the name Indigo:

Indigo evokes feelings of creativity and passion.

Alternative spellings for the name Indigo:

Endigo, Indygo

Nicknames for the name Indigo:

  • Indy
  • Digo
  • Ina
  • Dee
  • Gogo

Popularity of the name Indigo:

According to the Social Security Administration, Indigo is an uncommon unisex baby name that has never appeared on the top 1000 names list.

Related names for the name Indigo:

Great middle names for the name Indigo and their meanings:

Boys:

Girls:

Famous people with the name Indigo:

  • Indigo Samara Phillips (daughter of actor Lou Phillips)
  • Indigo Packer (daughter of James Packer and singer Erica Packer)
  • Indigo Barreto Strong (son of actors Ryder Strong and Alexandra Barreto)

Indigo in popular culture:

  • Indigo “Indi” Walker (television, “Home and Away”)
  • Indigo Doll (television, Rainbow Brite series)
  • Indigo (television, “Supergirl”)
  • Indigo Downes (film, “Mo' Better Blues”)
  • Indigo Casson (literature, “Casson Family” series by Hilary McKay)