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Gender: F Meaning of Indigo: "Indian dye" Origin of Indigo: Greek

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Indigo is one of the most appealing and evocative of the new generation of color names. Color names have joined flower and jewel names -- in a big way -- and Indigo, a deep blue-purple dye from plants native to India, is particularly striking for both girls and boys. Indigo is the name of a character in the Ntozake Shange novel Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo, and was used for his daughter by Lou Diamond Phillips.

Some cultural references: The Indigo Girls are a folk duo, 'Mood Indigo' is a classic Duke Ellington jazz composition, and there is a 1970's New Age theory that Indigo children possess special, sometimes supernatural abilities.

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Famous People Named Indigo

Indigo Sanara Phillips (b. 2007), Daughter of Lou Diamond Phillips

Pop Culture References for the Name Indigo

Indigo "Indi" Walker, a character on Australian soap opera Home and Away

Indigo Casson, (Male) character in the book Saffy's Angel by Hilary Mckay

Indigo, Junior Masterchef Australia

Indigo Orion, son of Liberty Phoenix.

A deep blue dye from the indigo plant