What Does The Name Juneau Mean?


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The girl's name Juneau \j(u)-neau\, also used as boy's name Juneau, is a variant of Juno (Latin), and the meaning of Juneau is "queen of heaven".  The baby name Juneau sounds like Juneaux, Janea, June, Junae and Junia. Other similar baby names are Janean and Junel.  Juneau is an uncommon first name for women but a very common last name for both men and women (#14284 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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Juneau could refer to a number of things. Most popularly it refers to the City and Borough of Juneau, which is the capital city of the State of Alaska. Joe Juneau was prospector and famous Alaskan who founded Juneau in Alaska. The city is named after him. There is also a Juneau located in Wisconsin. There is the fur trader named Solomon Laurent Juneau who founded Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As a given name Juneau is a variant of the name Junius, which means youthful.

The name could refer to Joe Juneau who is a hockey player. There is a US Navy cruiser called the USS Juneau (CL-52) from the World War II era. Another US Navy ship is called USS Juneau (CL-119). There is a song by the same name by Funeral for a Friend which features in the album named Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation. There is also the Juneau Icefield, sometimes called Juneau Icecap which is situated a little north of Juneau in Alaska.

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