Place Names

Abilene

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

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Alaska

Alaska is a Native American name meaning: “great land”.

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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

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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

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Berlin

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

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Brixton

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

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Bronx

Bronx Meaning and Origin Bronx is a boy's name of American origin, meaning "Bronck's land". The word "Bronx" originated with Swedish-born Jonas Bronck, who established the first settlement in the area as part of the New Netherland colony in 1639. Posts with the name...

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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

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Capri

Capri is a girl’s name of Italian origin, an Italian place name.

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Dakota

Dakota is a Native American name meaning: “friendly”.

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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

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Hudson

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

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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...

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India

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

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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

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Lourdes

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

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Ravenna

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

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