Indiana - Meaning Of Indiana, What Does Indiana Mean?

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Indiana Meaning


What does Indiana mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Indiana is of American origin.

The meaning of Indiana is "state name".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "land of the Indians".

Indiana is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 7 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced In-di-a-na.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 4335  in baby name popularity for girls with 33 occurrences.  It ranked 2801 in popular baby names for boys with 41 occurrences. 

View the Indiana Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Indiana has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Indiana to other names.


Variants of the name Indiana include Indianna.

Indiana has the diminutive (nickname) Indy.

Indiana falls into the place name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Indiana in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Indiana in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Indiana in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Indiana Numerology page.

Indiana Numerology
Indiana in Hieroglyhics
Indiana in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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