Name: Indiana

Origin and Meaning of the Name Indiana

  • Meaning:
    Land of Indians
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (in dee AN ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Indiana)
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Miscellaneous Info for Indiana

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The name of a state of the United States, this means land of indians (referring to Native Americans). It was the first name of the main character in the Indiana Jones movie and its popularity on females is possibly due to it being seen as an alternative to India.

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Popularity Rank of Indiana (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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