Washington: baby boy name meaning and popularity


An English place name, this is a surname - originally, Wassyngtona - eventually Americanized into Washington. It's a big legacy for a little guy, but if you want to add an air of presidential dignity, your little Washington just might do big things.


This is the kind of name you don't nick. Because, like, what are you gonna call him? Wash? Pssh.

Famous people named Washington:

Author Washington Irving; poet and painter Washington Allston; First U.S. President George Washington; inventor and scientist George Washington Carver; jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington.

Fun fact:

30 of the 50 United States have a town either called Washington or beginning with Washington (i.e., Washington D.C.).

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