Connecticut - Meaning of Connecticut

What does Connecticut mean?

[ 4 syll. con-nec-ti-cut, co-nnectic-ut ] The baby girl name Connecticut is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced KAHNEHTAHKAHT †. Connecticut is of Native American-Algonquian origin. The meaning of Connecticut is 'from the place upon the long river; from Connecticut, USA'. It is derived from the word quinatucquet with the meaning 'upon the long river'. See Connecticut for more information.

See also the related categories, river, algonquian, and american.

Connecticut is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Connecticut is the English Candist.

† English pronunciation for Connecticut: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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