Name: Arizona

Origin and Meaning of the Name Arizona

  • Pronunciation:
    (air eh ZO nah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Arizona)
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Miscellaneous Info for Arizona

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Arizona is a word of uncertain origin. It may derive from the Nahuatl word "arizuma," meaning "silver-yielding." It may also derive from the O'odham term "ali son" or "ali sona," meaning "small spring."

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

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