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Gender: F Origin of Tennessee: Native American, Cherokee, place-name

Young rocker Tennessee Thomas has brought this former one-person name over to the girls' side -- though the census roles of North Carolina in 1850 included a female named Tennessee and called Tincy. But Reese Witherspoon's using it for her baby son brought it back for the boys.

Famous People Named Tennessee

Tennessee Thomas, American musician and actress
Tennessee ("Tennie") Celeste Claflin, American suffragist; sister of Victoria Woodhull and mistress of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Tennessee Watson, American artist, independent journalist and educator

Pop Culture References for the name Tennessee

Tennessee is one of the 50 American states.
NEEDTOBREATH has a song titled 'Girl Named Tennessee'