Tupelo Name Meaning & Origin

Tupelo

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Related Names:

Nyssa

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Tupelo, Mississippi, is named for the tree. It is the birthplace of Elvis Presley.

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A common name used for trees in the genus Nyssa. Of Native American origins, it's derived from the Creek words topilwa, literally meaning "swamp tree."

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Tupelo Hassman, American author

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"Tupelo Honey," title song of a 1971 album by Van Morrison

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