Alaska - Meaning Of Alaska, What Does Alaska Mean?

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Alaska Meaning


What does Alaska mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Alaska is of Native American Inuit origin.

The meaning of Alaska is "great land".  

Alaska is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-las-ka.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 3744  in baby name popularity for girls with 40 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Alaska Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alaska has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alaska to other names.


The names Alaske, Alaski are all forms of Alaska.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alaska in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Alaska in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Alaska in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Alaska Numerology page.

Alaska Numerology
Alaska in Hieroglyhics
Alaska in Nautical Flags
Naming a child in the Native American culture is a sacred event only to be performed by the wisest in the group, the elders. Because of the level of ritual that it is given, Native American names are considered especially significant and powerful.

Children are often named after something that appears in nature, a personality trait or their perceived destiny.

Some examples include Ooljee (Navajo name for "moon"), Weayaya (Sioux name for sunset), Ohitekah (Sioux word for brave), Abequa (Cheyenne name for "someone who stays at home"), Lomahongva (Hopi name for "rising beautiful clouds")

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