How did George Lucas come up with the name "Indiana Jones"?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The character was originally named Indiana Smith, after an Alaskan malamute Lucas owned in the 1970s ("Indiana"); however, Spielberg disliked the name "Smith", and Lucas casually suggested "Jones" as an alternative.

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  • PUGBOY
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    1 decade ago

    She is totally on the mark. You can actually go on Wikipedia and search for "Indiana Jones" and there is a ton of stuff, if you are a fan.

  • 1 decade ago

    His dog's name is Indiana.

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