"home of the Wassa people"

Washington Origin and Meaning

The name Washington is a boy's name of English origin meaning "home of the Wassa people".

Lincoln, Tyler, Taylor, Jackson, Jefferson, Harrison, McKinley, Grant, Kennedy, Carter -- yes. Washington -- probably not.

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Famous People Named Washington

  • Washington AllstonAmerican painter and poet
  • Washington IrvingAmerican author
  • George Washington1st U.S. president
  • George Washington CarverAmerican scientist and inventor

Washington in Pop Culture

  • Agent Washingtoncharacter from Red vs Blue

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