Meaning of Whitney
Pronunciation: (hwit'nē, wit'-), [key]
- 1765–1825, U.S. manufacturer and inventor.
- 1904–82, U.S. diplomat and newspaper publisher.
- 1819–96, U.S. geologist.
- 1827–94, U.S. philologist and lexicographer (brother of Josiah Dwight).
- a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada. 14,495 ft. (4418 m).
- a male given name.
- whitney (Thesaurus)