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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 "Generation CAF #32 (with occupations)".

From the experts:

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

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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!