The name Indu is primarily a Hindu girl’s name. In the Hindu culture, the rashi of this name is mesha which is Aries zodiac sign. It’s short and easy to pronounce as well. The meaning of Indu is ‘moon’ or 'nectar' coming from Hindi origin. In Sanskrit, it has the meaning of ‘bright drop’. It also has a Gujarati meaning of 'light descent, Moon, Lord Chandra'. It is also the shortened version of the name Indira which is an extremely popular Hindi and Sanskrit name that means beauty. It is also one of the names of Lord Chandra. Considering its popularity and usage, Indu is not a very common name but has been used frequently in the past century or so. Some common names very related to this name that can act as some very good alternates or even nicknames for this name include some like Indie, Indigo, Luna, and Serena. Famous people named Indu include Indian American historic fiction writer Indu Sundaresan, Indian novelist Indu Menon and Indian politician Indu Bala Goswami. There's also a popular Bollywood film 'Indu Sarkar' based on the life of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.