Origin:Native American
Other Origin(s):American
Meaning:Great land
Alaska is a gender-neutral name with Native American origins. Coming from the Native American people known as the Aleut people, this name means "great land.” The state of Alaska gets its name from an Aleutian word for the land mass itself. For those with Native American roots that relate to the Aleut people, Alaska is a fitting name for baby to feel closer to relatives of generations gone by.
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