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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.

Associated with: old english, clever (intelligent), famous

Variations

Kreatif forms:
(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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Washington name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Washington outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.


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