Whitney: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Whitney

A Middle English place name meaning “by the white island.” Which is exactly where you’ll wish you were, tropical drink in hand, on those days when your little one is more “whiney” than “Whitney.”

Nicknames:

Whit.

Famous people named Whitney:

Singer Whitney Houston; comedienne Whitney Cummings; model Whitney Thompson; actresses Whitney Blake and Whitney Able; reality TV personality/fashion designer Whitney Port; Olympic swimmer Whitney Hedgepeth.

Fun facts:

Bucket list item: take your little Whitney to the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.

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