Washington - Meaning of Washington

What does Washington mean?

[ 3 syll. was-hin-(g)ton, wa-shingt-on ] The baby boy name Washington is pronounced as WAE-SH-ih-NGTahN †. Washington is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. The name's meaning is wassa's settlement.

Washing, Washingten, Washingtin, Washingtown, Washyngton, and Washyngtown are variations of Washington.

Wash (short form) is another variant of Washington.

See also the related category settlement (village).

Washington is unusual as a baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Washington. It ranked at #430 then. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is currently of very light use. Among all boy names in its group, Washington was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Washington include Washingten, Washingtin, Washingtown, and Washyngtown.

† Pronunciation for Washington: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

A famous person named Washington is Washington Irving, Author, born 3 April 1783 - 28 November 1859, New York, New York.



Meaning of Washington Meaning of Wash Meaning of Washing Meaning of Washingten Meaning of Washingtin Meaning of Washingtown Meaning of Washyngton Meaning of Washyngtown
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