February 07, 2023 18:45 Updated Follow Read The Naming of Indiana by Cyrus W. Hodgin at http://www.in.gov/history/2805.htm for the story of Indiana's naming. Visit the Indiana Historical Bureau's web site for more details. . Related articles What is a Hoosier? Are there Indians in Indiana? Are there any Native American tribes in Indiana? Does Indiana law require me to carry my handgun on my person in a concealed or exposed manner? How do I find out about my Indiana ancestors?