Alaska Name Meaning & Origin
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From the Aleut aleyska, meaning "the mainland" or literally "the object toward which the action of the sea is directed."
"that which breaks against the shore."
Another meaning for the name Alaska is "great land" as Alaska is the 49th state of America.
From the name of the US state, which is derived from an Aleut phrase meaning "Object to which the action of the sea is directed".
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Alaska, pageant girl on TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras"
Alaska, RPDR season 5 runner up, All Stars season 2 winner
- Alaska in song, story & screen
Alaska Young, the eponymous tragic hero of John Green's "Looking for Alaska"