Place Names off the Beaten Baby-Name Track: Verona, Vienna and Juneau

There’s no shortage of place names on the baby-name map. In the Top 300 alone, we find Sienna and Sierra, Camden and Trenton, London and Paris, not to mention Brooklyn, Austin, Sydney, Kingston, Hudson and Georgia. But what if you’re looking for a less traveled destination? Here are some fresher possibilities.


The Roman mythological Juno has been catching the attention of baby namers since the eponymous 2007 movie appeared, but this spelling would give the name some geographical cred. Juneau is the capital city of Alaska, named after a gold prospector named Joe Juneau.

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