Illinois - Meaning of Illinois

What does Illinois mean?

[ 3 syll. il-li-noi(s), ill-ino-is ] The baby girl name Illinois is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced IHLAHNOY †. Illinois has its origins in the Native American language. The meaning of Illinois is 'he who speaks the regular way; from Illinois, USA'. It is derived from the word irenwewa with the meaning 'he speaks the regular way'. See Illinois for more information.

See also the related category american.

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

Baby names that sound like Illinois include Ilamae, Ilaney, Ilean, Illanie, Ilyson, Elanie, Elexine, Iolanie, Iolany, Ilane, Ilham, and Illane.

† English pronunciation for Illinois: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; OY as in "toy (T.OY)"

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