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The origin of certain place names in the United States.

by Henry Gannett

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Published by Genealogical Pub. Co. in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesGeological Survey bulletin ;, 258.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE155 .G19 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination334 p.
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5291498M
      ISBN 100806305444
      LC Control Number72011709

      The United States contains a highly diverse population. Unlike a country such as China that largely incorporated indigenous peoples, the United States has a diversity that to a great degree has come from an immense and sustained global immigration. Probably no other country has a wider range of racial, ethnic, and cultural types than does the United States. rent reprint of William A. Read's linguistic examination of Florida Place-Names of Indian Origin and Seminole Personal Names will be valuable to future generations of humanities scholars, as well as to the interested general public. William Alexander Read (), was a native of mpcs.online by: 5.

      Information from book "Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origin", by Kenneth Krakow, The town of Waleska was first settled in by the Lewis W. Reinhardt family. Mar 28,  · He returned to the United States and, in , became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard with his dissertation, "The Suppression of the African Slave Trade in the United.

      Note No such general investigation has been attempted, though a good deal of material for it is assembled in the Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States, by Henry Gannett, 2nd ed.; Washington, , and in A History of the Origin of the Place Names in Nine Northwestern States, 2nd ed.; Chicago, []. Generations in the United States are defined as social groups of people born within a defined time period that share similar cultural traits, values, and preferences. In the United States today, most people identify as Millennials, Xers, or Boomers.


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Oct 23,  · The origin of certain place names in the United States Item Preview The origin of certain place names in the United States by Gannett, Henry, Publication date English Volume no. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Subject series: F, Geography, 45 First edition issued in as Pages: The Origin Of Certain Place Names In The United States, Volume 8, Issue [Henry Gannett] on mpcs.online *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesAuthor: Henry Gannett. Get this from a library. The origin of certain place names in the United States.

[Henry Gannett; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Get this from a library. The origin of certain place names in the United States. [Henry Gannett]. This is the standard reference work on place names in the United States. It is an alphabetical list of about 10, names, with precise geographical references.

The location in a county and state, and the derivation and meaning of the name, are given for each mpcs.online by: 2. Apr 13,  · The origin of certain place names in the United States by Henry Gannett,Govt. Print. Off. edition, in English - 2d mpcs.online by: 2. A large number of places in the U.S were named after places in England largely as a result of English settlers and explorers of the Thirteen Colonies.

Some names were carried over directly and are found throughout the country (such as Manchester, Birmingham and Rochester).Others carry the prefix "New"; for example, the largest city in the US, New York, was named after York because King.

Many places throughout Alabama take their names from the languages of the indigenous Native American/American Indian tribes.

The following list includes settlements, geographic features, and political subdivisions whose names are derived from these indigenous languages.

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Henry Gannett is the author of The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), A Gazetteer 5/5. of British Columbia Coast Names,by Captain John T. Waibran, published by the Canadian Government at Ottawa in ; The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States, by Henry Gannett, published by the United States Government in.

The contribution, of which this paper forms a part was prepared for publication as a bulletin of the U. Geological Survey under the title of The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Henry Gannett was born at Bath, Me., August 24, The Bureau of American Ethnology, to which I am especially indebted, not only for much information concerning Indian names, but for guidance, advice, and suggestions in obtaining sources of informa tion.

Indeed, most of the information concerning the meaning of Indian names is derived, either directly or indirectly, from this source. University of Washington Press (Seattle), Edmond Meany was a Professor of History at the University of Washington in the late s and early s. He wrote several books on Washington history and geography.

I have transcribed all of the entries for Lewis County locations from his book, "Origin of Washington Place Names.". Of the top ten family names in the United States, seven have English origins or having possible mixed British Isles heritage, the other three being of Spanish origin. Many African Americans have their origins in slavery (i.e.

slave name). Many of them came to bear the surnames of their former owners. Many freed slaves either created family California: 4. With any luck, your ancestor’s place of origin will be confirmed, and you may even get the name of the ship they came over on, as well as the port they departed from, the port they arrived at, and the year they came, as well as their age upon arrival, whether they have any relatives already in the United States, what their occupation is, and.Sep 25,  · The United States is known as "the land of the free." But honestly, "the land of the weirdly named" might be more accurate.

Across the 50 states, more than anywhere else in the world, cities and townships have some of the strangest names you'll find. From monikers that tell you where, exactly, you'll be spending all of eternity (it's not pleasant) to locales inspired by Saint Nick, these.Florida Place-Names of Indian Origin and Seminole Personal Names Read, William A., Wickman, Patricia Riles Published by The University of Alabama Press Read, William A.

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