Gender: Neutral
Origin: French
Meaning: People Downstream

The name Arkansas means People Downstream and is of French origin. Arkansas is name that's been used by parents who are considering unisex or non-gendered baby names--baby names that can be used for any gender.

A French transliteration of the word the Miami-Illinois used when referring to the Quapaw Native Americans who lived in the area. Originally derived from French transliteration of the Algonquian term for the Quapaw people.

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Mary Queen of Arkansas - Bruce Springsteen