English surname
"white island"

Whitney Origin and Meaning

The name Whitney is a girl's name of English origin meaning "white island".

Yesterday's sensation that rose with the popularity of Whitney Houston. Whitney may have lost some of its style value, but it still sounds like one of the quintessential English names for girls. Today, you might want to shorten it to cool nickname Whit.

# 981 in the US

Whitney Rank in US Top 1000

Whitney Popularity

Famous People Named Whitney

  • Whitney Elizabeth HoustonAmerican pop singer and actress
  • Whitney CummingsAmerican comedienne and actress
  • Whitney Eve PortAmerican reality TV personality and fashion designer
  • Whitney Renee DuncanAmerican country music singer
  • Nancy Ann Whitney "Whitney Blake"American actress
  • Whitney AbleAmerican actress
  • Whitney Lynn HedgepethAmerican Olympic swimmer
  • Whitney ThompsonAmerican model, winner of "America's Next Top Model"
  • Whitney Hogestyndaughter of American actor Drake Hogestyn
  • Whitney Elizabeth EngenAmerican soccer player
  • Whitney Eileen (Perkins) Bateswife of Zach Bates of reality TV show Bringing Up Bates
  • Whitney Marie ChurchAmerican soccer player
  • Whitney CallAmerican actress in YouTube sketch comedy show Studio C
  • Ahney Her (born Whitney Cua Her)American actress
  • Whitney Mathersadopted daughter of rapper Eminem
  • Whitney MooreAmerican actress and YouTube personality

Whitney in Pop Culture

  • Whitney Hughescharcter in 2018 film Benji
  • Whitney Deancharacter on British soap "Eastenders"
  • Whitney Russellcharacter on American soap "Passions"
  • Whitney Greenecharacter in "Just Listen" by Sarah Dessen
  • WhitneyGym Leader in the Pokemon video games and anime
  • Dakota Whitneycharacter in film "The X,Files: I Want To Believe"
  • Whitney Sollowayteen character in Showtime's "The Affair"
  • Whitney Museum of American ArtNew York City
  • Whitney Frostcharacter in Marvel's "Agent Carter"