Missouri - Meaning of Missouri
[ 3 syll. mis-sou-ri, mi-sso-uri ] The baby girl name Missouri is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced Miy-ZUH-Rah or Miy-ZUH-Riy †. Missouri is of Native American-Algonquian-Wakashan origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Missouri means 'from the town of canoes; from Missouri, USA'. See Missouri for more information.
Missouri is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1902, 0.012% of baby girls were named Missouri. It had a ranking of #580 then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is currently used only on a very light scale. Out of all girl names in its family, Missouri was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018. Missouri has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Missouri include Macarie, Magara, Majoree, Majorey, Majori, Majorie, Majory, Makara, Makarah, Manjira, Mazhira, Michiru, Misora, Missoury, Missuri, Missury, Mizare, Mahagauri, Michree, and Michrey.
† Pronunciation for Missouri: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"