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Gender: M Origin of Indiana: Place-name

This state name emerged in the eighties along with westerners Dakota and Montana, and it's still used occasionally by parents such as superstar-sib couple Summer Phoenix and Casey Affleck.

Famous People Named Indiana

Indiana August, son of Summer Phoenix and Casey Affleck; named after River Phoenix because he played young Indiana Jones in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"
Indyanna, daughter of American actress Erika Eleniak

Pop Culture References for the name Indiana

Indiana Jones, an adventurous archaeologist, the central character in the "Indiana Jones" film franchise, played by Harrison Ford
Indiana, one of the 50 American states