Tennessee Name Meaning & Origin
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A name sometimes given to children of patriotic parents. It's been used for many years, albeit rarely.
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Personally I see Tennessee as a girl's name :S I wouldn't be able to give my son the name Tennessee when it sounds too feminine...
- Nicknames for Tennessee: | Edit
Nessie (for a girl)
- Meanings and history of the name Tennessee: | Edit
Comes from the Native American and may mean something along the lines of "the bends," possibly referring to a bend in a river.
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Tennessee Williams, playwright
Tennessee James Toth (b. 2012), son of American actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon
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