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Gender: F Origin of America: Place-name

Given to children of both sexes as far back as colonial times, this carries a lot of baggage. However, parents continue to take the risk. Actress America Ferrera may be have inspired some families to choose the name. Ferrera's Honduras-born mother shares her unusual name.

Famous People Named America

America Georgine Ferrera, American actress
America Athene Olivo, American actress
Pyper America Smith, American model

Pop Culture References for the name America

America Singer, main character in "The Selection" series

Americanna, Americana, Amerika

America's International Variations

Amérique (French)