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.


This Texas border town name has lots of cowboy swagger, played to the tune of ‘The Streets of Laredo”—which was also the title of the last book in Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove series. Could make a cooler namesake for an Uncle Lawrence.

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