Question About Place Names.

 

  1. How did your town get its place name?  What was the origin of the name?  Was your town ever known by a different place name than it is today?

 

Name at least two place name examples from the text for each category listed below.  Can you think of a third example not mentioned in the text?

 

                        Biblical

 

                        Patriotic

 

                        Shift Names

 

                        Descriptive

 

                        French

 

                        Foreign