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State Capital Baby Names

Baby names that reference state capitals might make your little girl or boy feel extra important and one-of-a-kind. The state capital baby names include:
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  • Albany

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    Not yet on the place-name map, this name has Shakespearean ties via the Duke Of Albany character in King Lear . Read More 

  • Atlanta

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    Georgia and Savannah are already popular, but Atlanta is just entering the baby-name map. Atalanta takes it mythological. Read More 

  • Augusta

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    Augusta is a dignified name reminiscent of wealthy great-aunts, but with the fashion for both August and Gus for boys, Augusta could get some fresh energy. Augusta was the title of honor given t... Read More 

  • Austin

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    Austin -- a name with an attractive southwestern feel, place-name panache and the solid base of having long been an Anglo-Saxon surname and a first name since medieval times --reached the Top 10 in... Read More 

  • Boston

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    With the popularity of place-names from Brooklyn to Brazil, the attractive and distinctive Boston is surely about to rise.  Read More 

  • Cheyenne

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    Started as a western male name, but has been lassoed into cowgirl territory.  Read More 

  • Columbia

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    Columbia is a rarely used name with many associations. From the eighteenth century it has been used as a female personification of the United States, often appearing as a flag-draped patriotic fig... Read More 

  • Denver

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    Before there was Aspen, Denver was the Colorado city name of choice, and we could see it resurfacing as a stylish two-syllable boys' name with the trendy 'er' ending. Its decade of greatest use was... Read More 

  • Dover

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    Two-syllable place-names are stylish, and this one is attached to a British city noted for its white chalk cliffs, but there are a couple of minuses: associated with the fish, Dover sole, and also ... Read More 

  • Helena

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    Helena is a more delicate and dainty version of Helen, a favorite of Shakespeare, who used it in both All's Well That Ends Well and A Midsummer's Night Dream . Historically, Helena was the mother o... Read More 

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