Gender: Male Meaning of Washington: "home of the Wassa people" Origin of Washington: English

Washington Origin and Meaning

The name Washington is a boy's name of English origin meaning "home of the Wassa people".

Lincoln, Tyler, Taylor, Jackson, Jefferson, Harrison, McKinley, Grant, Kennedy, Carter -- yes. Washington -- probably not.

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Emma J Says:


Washington was John Roebling's son.
cool name!😃

Liberty Says:


Obviously you could use nickname Ash or Asher

Liberty Says:


We named our fourth son Washington Max. We already had Jefferson, Benjamin, Lincoln so Washington fit right in! We call him Ashton for short!