What does Washington mean?
Washington /wash-ing-ton/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Possibly "clever man's settlement". Place name. Made famous by the first American President and author Washington Irving, born 1783. Educator Booker T Washington.
(male) Washingston, ..
(female) Washingwin, ..
How popular is Washington?
Washington is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#138 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Washington for boys. Washington was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #379 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended names are Ashton, Assheton, Barrington, Carington, Carrington, Caryngton (see Carrington), Chilton, Clinton▼, Covington, Danton, Easton▲, Ellington, Gaston, Hamilton, Harrington, Huntingdon, Huntington, Johnston, Kingston▲, Langdon, Langston▲, Langton, Lauriston, Linton, Livingston, Mannton (see Manton), Manton, Quinnton, Quinton, Rawlinson, Remington▲, Sanditon, Shipton, Swinton, Tanton, Vinton, Walton▼, Walwinn (see Walwyn), Warburton, Waring, Warton, Washborn (see Washburn), Washburn, Wellington, Weston▲, Wharton, Wheaton, Wilkinson, Williston, Wilton▼, Winsten, Winston▲, Winstonn, Winton, Worthington, Wriston, Wynston and Wynton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Washington.