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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 9 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Native American

Meaning: A spring from the base of...

Pronunciation: TOO-sawn, /ˈtuːsɒn/, T UW S AA N

Popularity Rank: #410,958

On this page:

  • 1. Tucson Meaning
  • 2. Tucson Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Tucson
  • 4. Translations of Tucson
  • 5. Tucson Name Popularity
  • 6. Tucson popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Tucson Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Tucson

Tucson Meaning

Originating from the O'odham language, Tucson means 'Black Base'. It is the name of a city in Arizona, USA.

Tucson also means "A spring from the base of a mountain, Black Base".

Tucson is found in United States of America, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and 15 more countries.

Tucson Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: TOO-sawn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈtuːsɒn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: T UW S AA N

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Tucson

Tucson Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Tucson is recorded 38 times globally, ranking it as the 410,958th most common name worldwide.

Tucson is most prevalent in United States of America, with 13 occurrences, making it the 75,295th most popular name in the country.

Tucson Popularity by Country

Tucson popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Tucson from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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