Alaska Archives – Scary Mommy


Derived from a Native American (Aleutian) word meaning “great land,” which hopefully your little Alaska will live up to if she ever decides to take up gymnastics.



Famous people named Alaska:

Singer Alaska (real name: Maria Olvido Gara Jova); first female special agent in the FBI, Alaska Packard Davidson.

Fun facts:

There is a John Green novel called Looking for Alaska, featuring a main character named Alaska Young.

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