Tennessee Name Meaning & Origin
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One of my friends growing up had the nickname "Tennessee" her initials were TN, and somehow we ended up calling her Tennessee. I always thought it was an interesting name, but my friend liked it, so I guess that's all that mattered.
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- Meanings and history of the name Tennessee
The meaning and origin of the word are uncertain. Some accounts suggest it is a Cherokee modification of an earlier Yuchi word. It has been said to mean "meeting place", "winding river", or "river of the great bend".
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Tennessee Thomas- a British-born drummer and actress, daughter of Pete Thomas,
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