What does Whitney mean?


▼ as a girls" name (additionally offered less mostly as boys" name Whitney) is pronounced WHIT-nee. It is of Old English origin, and the definition of Whitney is "white island". Place name. Boy"s name that ended up being well-known for girls in the early 1980s. Singer/actress Whitney Houston.ENDS WITH -ney

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, white


VARIANTS Whiteney, Whitnea, Whitneigh, Whitnee, Whitni, Whitnie, Whitny, Whittaney, Whittany, Whittney, Whittnie

SEE ALSO Whitley

CREATIVE FORMS(female) (male) MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGSWhitney Brinlee (W.B.), ..

How well-known is Whitney?

Whitney is an extremely influential initially name for females (#368 out of 4276, Top 9%) and additionally an extremely influential surname for both adults and also youngsters (#934 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 UNITED STATE CENSUS)

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Whitney gone into the list in 1960-1969 and also reached its height rank of #60 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and also is presently at #901. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)



Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Whitney (#901 IN RECENT RANKINGS) are Whitley (#997) and Whittney. Adchoice of these develops of Whitney reached its apex 3 years earlier (MEDIAN #598) and is now significantly lower (#1299, ▼90.4%), with the form Whitney coming to be somewhat outmoded. Whitley is the most trendy birth name in this list.

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Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bianey, Bridney, Briney, Britiney (check out Brittany), Britney▼, Brittney▼, Caitey, Chainey, Chaney, Chastney, Chayney, Chesney, Cidney, Cortney▼, Fortney, Kaitey, Kittey (check out Katherine), Kortney▼, Lainey▲, Rainey, Shaney, Shawney, Shirley▼, Sidney▼, Sivney, Unitey, Whitelea (check out Whitley), Whitlea, Whittley, Windy▼, Winne and also Winny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Whitney.