Place name, English from Irish
"town of the big house"

Baltimore Origin and Meaning

The name Baltimore is a boy's name meaning "town of the big house".

With place names extending their range, this is an unmapped possibility, though a bit stiff. Baltimore, Maryland was named after Cecil Calvert, the 2nd Baron Baltimore. Baltimore is ultimately derived from the Irish Baile an Tí Mhóir, meaning "town of the big house."

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Famous People Named Baltimore

  • David Baltimorewinner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Baltimore in Pop Culture

  • Baltimore Baxterfemale character in the 2006 play "Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman and upcoming film directed by Sean Hanish.