California Origin and Meaning

The name California is a girl's name.
Has not caught on as much as other Golden State place-names -- Sierra, Marin, West, or even Francisco -- probably because of its length.

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Famous People Named California

  • Victoria California Claflin WoodhullAmerican suffragist and presidential candidate
  • California Dream Taylor (b. 2011)daughter of rapper The Game

California in Pop Culture

  • California Morning "Lucy" Whipplemain character in "The Ballad of Lucy Whipple" by Karen Cushman
  • "California Girls" song by The Beach Boys
  • "Dani California" Red Hot Chili Peppers song
  • "California Dreamin' "song by The Mamas and the Papas
  • "California Love" song by Tupac Shakur
  • "California Gurls" song by Katy Perry