What is the meaning of the name Canada?

The name Canada is primarily a gender-neutral name of Native American origin that means Village/Settlement.

The name Canada meaning the country likely comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata,” meaning village or settlement. It was referred to Kanata as far back as 1535, when two children told French explorer Jacques Cartier about the route to Kanata--referring to the village of Stadacona, which is present-day Québec. The alternate theory is that it came from the Spanish word cañada, which means glenn or valley.

People who like the name Canada also like:

Todd, Supay, Kevin, Lukas, Carlos, Brock, Lawrence, Luna, Electra, Karis, Lily, Wenona, Wynona, Amber

Names like Canada:

Chantoya, Chimamanda, Chemed, Canta, Cindy, Candide, Ciannait, Candid, Canute, Ciniod, Cantu, Cyndi, Chanda, Candy, Cent, Cynthia, Comet, Chanita, Candie, Candida, Chikondi

Stats for the Name Canada

checkmark Canada is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Canada is currently not ranked in U.S. births
Remember Me
Forgot Password - Not a member? Join Now!
  • facebook
  • tiktok
  • youtube
  • youtube
  • instagram
  • pinterest