The word of Hendra (pronounced as HEN-dra) is originally from Indra of Sanskrit. It means “possessing drops of rain” from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) “a drop” and र (ra) “possessing“. It is the name of the ancient Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the chief god in the Hindu text the Rigveda.
In the western, the origin of the name Hendra is Scottish and the Coat of Arms contains for Hendry: Nine stripes red and ermine. The Crest is a cupid holding a torch.
There is an 1800-word history on the Hendra family name. A small excerpt from this history:
“Spelling variations include: Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more. First found in in Fifeshire where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A. Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Daniel and James Hendrie arrived in Philadelphia in 1858; Joe Hendry settled in Virginia in 1635; Thomas Hendry settled in the Barbados in 1669; Robert Hendry settled in New Hampshire in 1719; and others.”
Yusran is an Arabic word (يُسْرًا ) which appears in Surah (Chapter) 94, Al Inshirah, of the Holly Quran. Yusran means ease, as two ayat of Surah Al Inshirah stated: Fainna ma’a’l-‘Usri yusran. Inna ma’a’l-usri yusra which means “With the difficulty comes ease, truly with difficulty comes ease”.
Siry is an Arabic word which means hidden secret.
So, what does Hendra Yusran Siry mean as my parent wished?
Hendra Yusran Siry means a warrior who has hidden secret which eager to help and give ease to others. I hope I can be a warrior as my parent prayed.
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|Hendra at Hendra Suburb, QLD|
Hendra is also name of a suburb in Queensland. Hendra is about 6km from Brisbane’s CBD. Over 43% of households in this area are comprised of couples with children, 39% are couples without children and 15% are single parent families. Stand alone house account for 90% of all dwellings in this area, and units account for a further 5%. Gracious Queenslanders, wide streets and well established gardens make this a pleasant and relaxing suburb to live in. There are plenty of bikeways, parks and green spaces in this area. Hendra community also has noticeboard.