GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WAHSH-ing-tən   [key]
Meaning & History
From a surname which was originally derived from the name of a town in England (which meant "town belonging to Wassa's people"). The given name is usually given in honour of George Washington (1732-1799), commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and the first president of the United States.
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