India is one of the first and still one of the loveliest place-names: exotic, euphonious and long stylish in England. It's gaining quite a bit of popularity in the US as well -- it was one of the fastest-rising names on the 2013 list, after jumping 240 spots back into the Top 1000.
India was a character in Gone with the Wind, the sister of Ashley Wilkes, and more recently was picked for the daughters of singer Sarah McLachlan, actress Heather Thomas, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and wife Georgina Chapman, and Avenger Chris Hemsworth. While not exactly new, India remains one of our highly-recommended favorites.
India Hicks is a high-profile ex-model with ties to the royal family, and the mother of a girl called Domino. Singer India.Arie was born India Arie--without the period.
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