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Meaning of the name Pennsylvania

[ 4 syll. pen-(n)syl-va-nia, pe-nnsylvan-ia ] The baby boy name Pennsylvania is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is PEHNSAHLVEYNYAH †. Pennsylvania is derived from English origins. The name is of the meaning the land of Penn; from the state of Pennsylvania.

See also the related category land.

Pennsylvania is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

† English pronunciation for Pennsylvania: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"


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