Category Archives: City Names

Apr
9

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

[So…
be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray
or Mordecai Ali Van Allen O'Shea,
You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting.
So...get on your way!]

During pregnancy, as in life, you are bound to experience obstacles along the way that will lead you astray. Do not let naming your child be one of them. The process of choosing a name for your soon-to-be should be fun and exciting. Let it relate back to the book that you were given as a gift from crazy Aunt Mary or Uncle Paul on the day of your graduation, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss.

For a few fun names of well-known cities across the world, here is a list that will remind you of the places that you traveled throughout life that may be fitting for your little-one.

Boys:

Austin (English): Form of August, meaning “One who is venerable; majestic”
Dallas (Scottish): From the Dales; from the city in Texas
Lawrence (Latin): Man from Laurentum; crowned with laurel
Troy (Gaelic): Son of a footsoldier

Girls:

Florence (Latin): A flourishing woman; a blooming shower
London (English): From the capital of England
Paris (English): Woman from the city in France
Sydney (English): Of the wide meadow