Sundance

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Origin and Meaning of Sundance

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     Native American
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     English
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  • A user from Iowa, United States says the name Sundance is of Native American origin and means "Ceremonial Sun Dance in Native American culture.".
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sun +‎ dance

  1. Any of various Native American religious rituals with song, dance, praying, etc.
  2. Gaillardia pulchella, a flowering plant of southern US, from Arizona to Florida, and northern Mexico.

Notable Persons Named Sundance

Sundance Kid is a thief, bank robber, train robber, criminal gang leader, and bank robbery. Sundance is also known as The Sundance Kid.

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Sundance is a civil rights organizer, executive director of the cleveland autonomous american indian movement, civil, political rights, civil rightsorganizer, and executive director of the cleveland autonomous american indian movement (aaim). He was most active from 2008 to present.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sundance

Kyra Sundance is a dog training, author, and dog trainer. Kyra was born Kyra Sundance on July 20th, 1970 in Orange County, California.

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Sundance is a civil rights organizer, executive director of the cleveland autonomous american indian movement, civil, political rights, civil rightsorganizer, and executive director of the cleveland autonomous american indian movement (aaim). He was most active from 2008 to present.

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Fun Facts about the name Sundance

  • How Popular is the name Sundance? Sundance is the 41,080th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sundance have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 75 babies born with the first name Sundance in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sundance to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sundance? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sundance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sundance is Sunday, January 3rd, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Sundance born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sundance was in 1978 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sundance: Your name in reverse order is Ecnadnus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sdnaenuc. How do you pronounce that?

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