Native American place-name and tree name
"swamp tree"

Tupelo Origin and Meaning

The name Tupelo is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "swamp tree".
Tupelo, the name of a Mississippi city as well as a tree with soft, light wood that grows in the swamps of the south, attracted some attention as a first name via author Tupelo Hassman. The song Tupelo Honey also brought it some notoriety.

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Tupelo in Pop Culture

  • TupeloMississippi is the city where Elvis Presley was born.
  • Genus name: Nyssa
  • "Tupelo Honey" song by Van Morrison