India Name Meaning & Origin

India

Pronunciation: IN-dee-ə (key)

Origin of the name India:

Taken from the name of the subcontinent, India seems to have originally been bestowed in reference to familial ties with, and affection for, the country.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for India

Indie, Dia, Inna, In, De, Indi Lu, LuLu

Meanings and history of the name India
Famous real-life people named India

India Hicks, daughter of Lady Pamela Hicks, niece of the Duke of Edinburgh and lifestyle guru
India Jane Birley, English artist and nightclub owner
India Knight, English journalist and author
India.Arie, American singer-songwriter
India Rose Hemsworth (b. 2012), daughter of Australian actor Chris Hemsworth
India Rose Parnes (b. 2018), daughter of American reality television personality David Parnes

India in song, story & screen

India Wilkes in Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind"

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