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Meaning of the name Arkansas

[ 3 syll. ar-kan-sas, ark-ans-as ] The baby girl name Arkansas is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced AARKAHNSAA †. Arkansas has its origins in the Native American language. The meaning of Arkansas is 'of the downriver people; of the south wind; from Arkansas, USA'. It is derived from the word akakaze with the meaning 'of the downriver people; of the south wind'. See Arkansas for more information.

See also the related categories, wind and american.

Arkansas is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Arkansas include Argenis, Arsenig, Aurquena, Orangea, Orsina, Araknea, Argenea, Ariona, Arionna, Aryonna, Aurkena, Aurkenia, and Iriena.

† English pronunciation for Arkansas: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"


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