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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.ə-MER-i-kə
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Meaning & History

In the English-speaking world, this name is usually given in reference to the United States of America (see AMERIGO). It came into use as an American name in the 19th century.

Related Names

Same SpellingAmérica

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Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute