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Gender: F Pronunciation: miz-OO-ree Meaning of Missouri: "Dugout canoe" Origin of Missouri: Native American

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.

Famous People Named Missouri

Pop Culture References for the name Missouri

Missouri Moseley, character on Supernatural