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.


Could Macon be the next Mason? The Southern-accented Georgia city, hometown of Otis Redding and Little Richard, also has literary cred via Toni Morrison and Anne Tyler novels. But would Macon be constantly confused with the Number 2 boys’ name?

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