Arizona Name Meaning & Origin

Arizona

Pronunciation: a-ri-ZOH-nə (key)

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Comments and insights on the name Arizona: | Edit

my name is Arizona and i love it...its a very unusual name..it always gets people talking about how beautiful and different the name is.

I think it's a beautiful name.

Personal experiences with the name Arizona: | Edit

I went to elementary school with a girl named Arizona. Most of the kids thought her name was cool.

Nicknames for Arizona: | Edit

Ari, Zoe, Rizzo, Zona, Z

Meanings and history of the name Arizona: | Edit

desert rose

Famous real-life people named Arizona: | Edit

"Ma" Barker, mother of several famous gangsters, was born Arizona Clark and occasionally known as "Arrie" throughout her lifetime.
Arizona Star Alexakis (b. 2007), daughter of American musician Art Alexakis

Arizona in song, story & screen: | Edit

Arizona, a dance music act
"Arizona", a hit song for Mark Lindsay in 1970
"Arizona", the final track on Kings of Leon's third album, Because of the Times
"Arizona", a song by Scorpions from their 1982 album Blackout
"By The Time I Get To Arizona", a song by rap group Public Enemy
Arizona, an 1899 play written by Augustus Thomas
Arizona, 1913 silent film starring Robert Broderick
Arizona, 1918 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks
Arizona, 1931 film starring John Wayne
Arizona, 1940 film starring Jean Arthur and William Holden

Dr. Arizona Robbins, character in TV show "Grey's Anatomy"

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