Washington Name Meaning & Origin
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Washington? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Washington
Contribute your knowledge to the name Washington
- Comments and insights on the name Washington
- Personal experiences with the name Washington
- Nicknames for Washington
- Meanings and history of the name Washington
The surname derived from an English place name. This name is usually given in honor of George Washington.
- Famous real-life people named Washington
George Washington, Commanding General of the Continental Army and first President of the United States.
George Washington Carver, American scientist and botanist.
Washington Allston, American painter.
Washington Duke, American tobacco industrialist and philanthropist. Duke University is named in his honor. Washington Irving, American and historian of the early 19th century.
Booker T. Washington, American civil rights leader and author.
- Washington in song, story & screen