Its source is an English expression meaning "The Asian nation."
This girl's name is used in English.
The name India ranked 353rd in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 1180th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name has fluctuated in use, it has been quietly present throughout the last century.
The name for this great Asian nation came into English by way of Latin, Greek and Old Persian. Its ultimate source was the Sanskrit name for the Indus river, Sindhuh, which simply means ''river.''
Its use as a personal name was no doubt influenced by the character India Wilkes in Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel Gone With the Wind.