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Boy Name: Southern

Name: Southern
Pronunciation: \so(u)-the-rn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: from the south
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Stern, Sterne, Stearn
Similar Names: Louther
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 3817


Southern \so(u)-the-rn\ as a boy's name is a variant of Sothern (Old English), and the meaning of Southern is "from the south".

The baby name Southern sounds like Stern, Sterne and Stearn. Another similar baby name is Louther.

View a list of the 18 names that reference Southern.


Southern is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3817 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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