"sun dance"

Sundance Origin and Meaning

The name Sundance is a girl'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.

Country music singer Mark Wystrach and his wife named their daughter Sundance in 2019.