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Whitney Meaning


What does Whitney mean?

The name Whitney is of English origin.

The meaning of Whitney is "white island".

Whitney is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Whit-ney.

The Given Name Whitney

Whitney is good for parents who want a name that is stylish and mesmerizing.

A classic name, Whitney possesses great character.

Wrap it up and take it home, Whitney may just be the name you're looking for.

Whitney falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Whitney Houston, and Whitney Mercilus.

Whitney Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 901 in baby name popularity for girls with 296 occurrences. It ranked 9,567 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 828 in baby name popularity for girls with 328 occurrences. It ranked 6,642 in baby name popularity for boys with 13 occurrences.

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

Whitney Related Names

The names Whitnee, Whitnie are all forms of Whitney.

Famous Whitneys

  • Whitney Houston ~ Pop Musician
  • Whitney Mercilus ~ Football Player

Whitney Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Whitney.

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Whitney Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Whitney in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Whitney.

Just for fun, see the name Whitney 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 Whitney in Nautical Flags page.