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Abilene

The name Abilene (AB-UH-LEEN) is of uncertain origin and meaning but may be derived from a Hebrew word meaning grass.

Acadia

English from ancient Greek

Adelaide

Adelaide is a German name meaning: “noble”. 

Adelie

Adelie is a French girl’s name meaning: “noble”.

Alexandria

Alexandria is a Greek name meaning: “defender of man”.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a girl’s or boy’s Dutch place name meaning: “Dam of river Amstel”.

Arlington

Arlington Meaning and Origin Arlington is a boy's place name of English origin.  Posts with the name Arlington: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Aspen

Aspen is an English tree name.

Astoria

Astoria Meaning and Origin Astoria is a girl's place name of English origin.  Posts with the name Astoria: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Avella

Avella Meaning and Origin Avella is a girl's place name of Italian origin. Habitational name from a place named Avella, in Avellino province, Campania. Posts with the name Avella: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Avena

Avena Meaning and Origin Avena is a girl's place name of Italian from Latin origin.  Posts with the name Avena: Unique & Uncommon Italian Names for Girls

Berlin

Berlin (BUR-LIN) is a German place name for a boy or girl meaning: “river rake”.

Bexley

Bexley is an English place name.

Bolsena

(Italian) place name.

Brixton

Brixton Meaning and Origin The name Brixton is a boy’s place name of English origin. Current Popularity: #616. Posts with the name Brixton: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Brooklyn

The name Brooklyn is an American place name.

Cadore

Cadore Meaning and Origin Cadore is a girl's place name of Italian origin.  Posts with the name Cadore: Unique & Uncommon Italian Names for Girls

Cairo

Cairo Meaning and Origin Cairo is a unisex place name of Arabic origin. A city in Egypt. Posts with the name Cairo: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cambria

Cambria is a Latin girls place name meaning: “Wales”.

Dax

Dax Meaning and Origin Dax is a boy’s place name of French origin. Current Popularity: #475. Posts with the name Dax: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Devon

Devon is an English place name that can be used as a boy’s or girl’s name.

Ellera

(Italian) cheerful.

Florence

Florence is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “blossom”.

Gaetana

(Italian) place name.

Geneva

Geneva Meaning and Origin Geneva is a girl's name of French origin meaning "juniper berry". A city in Switzerland. Posts with the name Geneva: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Georgia

Georgia is an English name meaning: “farmer”.

Holland

Holland Meaning and Origin Holland is a boy's place name of Dutch origin. Current Popularity: #711 for a girl. Posts with the name Holland: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Hudson

Hudson is an English boy’s name meaning: “Hugh’s son”.

Illyria

Illyria Meaning and Origin A poetic name that’s both pretty and feminine. The name Illyria is a girl's place name of Greek origin. Illyria (IHL-ihr-ee-ah) was a region in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula, inhabited by numerous tribes of people known as the...

India

India is an English country name which takes its name from the Indus river.  

Islay

Islay Meaning and Origin The name Islay is a girl's place name of Scottish origin. A gorgeous alternative to Isla, this name comes from one of Scotland's most beautiful islands.  Posts with the name Islay: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the...

Kerala

Kerala Meaning and Origin The name Kerala is a girl's place name of Sanskrit origin. Kerala is a city located on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. The name Kerala has an uncertain etymology some say it derives from the Malayalam word kera ‘coconut tree’...

Lesina

Lesina is a Italian place name.

London

London Meaning and Origin London is a unisex place name of English origin. Posts with the name London:  Girl Names That Start With L

Lourdes

Lourdes is a French girl’s name meaning: “craggy slope”.

Naiara

Naiara is a  place name, from the Basque Spanish city Nájera, that is of Arabic origin.

Nolita

Nolita (NO-lee-tuh) is a girl’s name of Latin origin meaning: “unwilling”.

Odessa

Odessa is a Greek name meaning: “wrathful”.

Ravenna

Ravenna is an Italian place from a city in north-east Italy probably derived from Etruscan origin.

Savannah

Savannah is a Spanish name meaning: “treeless plain”.

Scotland

Scotland is a girl’s or boy’s Scottish place name.

Selma

Selma Meaning and Origin Selma is a sweet vintage name with lots of charm. It is an underused gem in America but has gained wide popularity in Scandinavia. The name Selma is a girl's name of unknown meaning and origin. Selma is a feminine name of unknown origin that...

Seneca

Seneca (seh-nuh-kuh) is a girl’s name of Latin origin meaning: “old”.

Sienna

Sienna is an Italian place name and a color name.

Skye

Skye is a Scottish place name as well as an elaboration of the English word sky.

Taos

Taos Meaning and Origin Taos is a boy’s name meaning “place of the red willows” and is of Spanish origin.  Posts with the name Taos: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Thera

Thera is a Greek place name, from Greek island name Thēra

Thessaly

Thessaly is a Greek place name from the name of a region in eastern central Greece of ancient Illyrian origin.

Thule

Thule Meaning and Origin Thule is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "place name."  Posts with the name Thule: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Umbria

Umbria Meaning and Origin There's something dreamy and exotic about this beautiful girl's place name that conjures up the romance of Italy. The name Umbria is a girl’s place name of Italian origin. The region is after the Umbri people, an ancient Italic tribe whose...

Vale

Vale Meaning and Origin Vale is a unisex name of English origin, meaning: “lives in the valley.” Posts with the name Vale: 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little Bundle of Joy 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho Baby

Varese

Varese is an Italian place name.

Venicia

Venicia Meaning and Origin Venicia is a girl's place name of Italian origin. Posts with the name Venicia: Unique & Uncommon Italian Names for Girls

Verona

Verona Meaning and Origin Verona is a lovely name that’s has a romantic, grown-up feel. The name Verona is a girl's place name and is of Italian origin. Verona is an Italian city in northeastern Italy located on the Adige River in Veneto, at the foot of the Lessini...

Vienna

Vienna Meaning and Origin Vienna is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "from wine country, white". The capital of Austria. Posts with the name Vienna: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Virginia

Virginia is a Latin name meaning: “virgin”

Zaire

Zaire Meaning and Origin Zaire is a unisex place name of African origin. Current Popularity: #52 for a boy. Posts with the name Zaire: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho Baby

Zealand

Zealand Meaning and Origin The name Zealand is a boy’s name meaning “sea-land” and is of English and Danish origin. Originally from the Danish place name, Sjælland, the largest island in Denmark. New Zealand is a country in the South-Western Pacific Ocean. Posts with...

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