US Popularity:27751
Meaning:Flat water, broad water
The girl’s name Nebraska is derived from the Native American Omaha-Ponca word Ní Btháska, which translates to "flat water" or "broad water." It’s also the name of a US state located in the Great Plains region. Nebraska holds historical significance as it was named after the Platte River, known for its wide and shallow nature. Beyond its geographical connotation, Nebraska carries a sense of openness, tranquility, and natural beauty. It represents the vast prairies, rolling plains, and picturesque landscapes that define the region. Choosing Nebraska as a name for your little one can evoke a sense of connection to nature, a spirit of exploration, and a love for the great outdoors.

Nebraska Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Nebraska is currently #27751 in U.S. births
Girl:Nebraska is currently #16835 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1525
from 2015
In comparison to the previous year's data

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