"sun dance"

Sundance Origin and Meaning

The name Sundance is a boy's name meaning "sun dance".

Long synonymous with the American outlaw Harry Longabaugh, aka The Sundance Kid, who got his nickname from the town of Sundance, Wyoming, where he was incarcerated as a teenager. The place name Sundance was taken from the sun dance ceremony practiced by local Native American tribes.

Modern bearers of the name include Australian physicist Sundance Bilson-Thompson, and the son of beach volleyball players Casey and Kerri Jennings, born in 2010.

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Famous People Named Sundance

  • Jason "Sundance" HeadAmerican country,soul singer,songwriter; son of singer Roy Head
  • Sundance Thomas Jennings (b. 2010)son of beach volleyball players Kerri Walsh Jennings and Casey Jennings
  • The Sundance Kidnickname of Harry Longabaugh, American Wild West outlaw (whose nickname was taken from the Sundance, Wyoming jail where he spent 18 months)

Sundance in Pop Culture

  • Sundancecharacter in My Little Pony G1 series
  • The Sun Dancea Native American religious ceremony
  • SundanceWyoming, USA
  • Sundance Film Festivalheld in Sundance, Wyoming

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