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Gender: F Origin of Prairie: Nature name

Unspecific place-name with a wonderfully wide-open, spacious, western feel; used for a character in Thomas Pynchon's novel Vineland.

Famous People Named Prairie

Pop Culture References for the name Prairie

Prairie Dawn, Muppet on "Sesame Street"
Prairie Johnson, main character in the TV show "The OA"
Prairie Wheeler, a cool Valley Girl in Pynchon's "Vineland" (1990)
Geography name: miles of fertile rolling grassland
"Little House on the Prairie"
"A Prairie Home Companion"
Pure Prairie League, band