Name: America

Origin and Meaning of the Name America

  • Meaning:
    Ever-powerful in battle
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah MAIR eh kah)
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Miscellaneous Info for America

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Spanish of the masculine Italian name Amerigo. North and South America are named after Amerigo Vespucci, who explored the coast of South America at the turn of the 16th century.

    The name is also borne by actress America Ferrera.

Similar Names to America for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of America (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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