Connecticut - Meaning of Connecticut

What does Connecticut mean?

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

See also the related categories, river, word (element), and american.

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

† 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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