Whitney
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
WIT-nee
Meaning
From a white island
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Whitney originates in Old English language and means "from a white island". Initially, it was a surname derived from a place name. Nowadays, it can be used as both masculine and feminine given names, as well as a surname. It was popularized by the American actress and singer Whitney Houston.

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Famous Whitneys

Whitney Blake - actress
Whitney Cummings - actress
Whitney Able - actress

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