Missouri - Meaning of Missouri

What does Missouri mean?

[ 3 syll. mis-sou-ri, mi-sso-uri ] The baby boy name Missouri is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as Miy-ZUH-Rah or Miy-ZUH-Riy †. The origin of Missouri is Native American-Algonquian-Wakashan. The name is of the meaning from the town of canoes; from Missouri, USA. The name is ultimately derived from the Algonquian-Wakashian word for 'canoe'. The name of the state of Missouri in the USA is also named after the same word.

Missourie, Missoury, Missuri, Missury, Mizouri, Mizourie, Mizoury, Mizuri, and Mizury are variants of Missouri.

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

Missouri is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Missouri has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.

Baby names that sound like Missouri include MacGuire, MacGwire, Machaer, MacQuarie, MacQuarrey, MacQuarrie, MacQuarry, Macquarie, Macquarrey, Macquarrie, Macquarry, Majeur, Makari, Makary, Makura, Manjira, Masaru, Mashiro, Mashyro, and McQuarie.

† English 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)"



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