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

The name Washington is a boy's name of English origin meaning "home of the Wassa people". Washington and is often added to lists like Unusual Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Washington

Washington Allston, American painter and poet
Washington Irving, American author
George Washington, 1st U.S. president
George Washington Carver, American scientist and inventor

Pop Culture References for the name Washington

Agent Washington, character from Red vs Blue

Washington, Wash


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!