20 Baby Names Inspired by U.S. Cities

We are heading out for Macks’ first road trip in a couple of weeks, traveling from Connecticut to Kentucky. It is going to be a long trip with all three kids, but I am looking forward to seeing a lot of states that I’ve never seen before. It will be a wonderful learning experience for not only my kids, but also for me.

In honor of our road trip, I decided to share some of my favorite baby names inspired by cities in the United States!

  • Elizabeth


    Elizabeth is a city in New Jersey with a population of 124,000 making it the state’s fourth largest city.

  • Everett


    Everett, Washington is situated just north of Seattle. The city is named after Everett Colby, son of founder Charles Colby.

  • Berkeley


    Situated on the coast of California, Berkeley is named after bishop and philosopher George Berkeley.

  • Eugene


    Eugene, Oregon, known for it’s arts and outdoors is the third largest city in the state.

  • Jackson


    Jackson is the largest city in Mississippi and is also the state’s capital.

  • Augusta


    Augusta, a city located on the eastern border of Georgia, was named after Princess Augusta.

  • Madison


    Madison is the second largest city in Wisconsin and is also the state’s capital.

  • Chandler


    Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, is located in Arizona.

  • Henderson


    Henderson is the second largest city in the state of Nevada.

  • Aurora


    Aurora is a city located in Colorado and is the third largest city in the state.

  • Dallas


    Dallas is a major metropolitan city in Texas.

  • Orlando


    Orlando is a city in central Florida and home to Walt Disney World.

  • Bronx


    Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York City.

  • Brooklyn


    Brooklyn is a borough of New York City and is also the largest of all five.

  • Phoenix


    Phoenix is the capital and is also the largest city in Arizona.

  • Savannah


    Savannah is the oldest city in Georgia and was established in 1733.

  • Austin


    Austin is the capital of Texas and is also home to the University of Texas.

  • Houston


    Houston is the most populous city in the state of Texas with a population of over 21 million people.

  • Charlotte


    Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina.

  • Gresham


    Gresham is a city in Oregon, located just east of Portland. It was named after American Civil War General, Walter Gresham.

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