A place name, originally derived from the Greek word “Indoi,” which was used to refer to people dwelling in the Indus River Valley. It’s exotic-sounding, has literary connections (India was a character in Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind), and is an all-around cool name for a daughter that will be an all-around cool person.
Famous people named India:
Models India Hicks, India Westbrooks, and India Allen; singer India Arie; actresses India Oxenberg, India Menuez, and India Eisley.
Chris Hemsworth, Heather Thomas, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Benét, and Corey Hart are among the celebrities with daughters named India.