Native American
"Dugout canoe"

Missouri Origin and Meaning

The name Missouri is a girl's name meaning "Dugout canoe".

Missouri, the name of a tribe, a state and a river, derives from the Illinois word mihsoori meaning "dugout canoe". It became a somewhat popular American girls' name in the mid-19th century.

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Missouri in Pop Culture

  • Missouri Moseleycharacter on Supernatural