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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 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
"Prairie Johnson" main character in the TV show "The OA"