Kansas - Meaning of Kansas

What does Kansas mean?

[ 2 syll. kan-sas, ka-ns-as ] The baby boy name Kansas is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is KAENZAHS †. The origin of Kansas is Native American. The name's meaning is of the south wind people; from the state of Kansas.

See also the related categories, wind and american.

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

Baby names that sound like Kansas include Kacankue, Kajínek (Czech), Kamuzu, Kamuzue, Kanac, Kanack, Kanak, Kanec, Kaneck, Kanek, Kangee (English), Kangi (English and Siouan), Kanja (African and Indian), Kayunga, Kemenes, Kenaaz, Kenaz, Keneke (Hawaiian), Kenez, and Kenjey.

† English pronunciation for Kansas: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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