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Old 10-13-2010, 12:25 PM  
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Anyone else named after a city?

Or am I alone? I know Austin is a regional, but I here it more and more. Any one have a city name that's different? Do different states name there kids after locations, or is Texas alone? I had a friend named Dallas growing up.
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Old 10-13-2010, 01:29 PM  
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i once knew a kid named salem. oregon has more cities named after people then the other way around...
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So then I am still alone. Arghh. My Brother was named after a county. People here our names and laugh. It's pretty sweet.
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Got a friend named London and I went to high school with a Dallas.
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So then I am still alone. Arghh. My Brother was named after a county. People here our names and laugh. It's pretty sweet.
you ever wonder if your town is named after somebody instead of the other way around?
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you ever wonder if your town is named after somebody instead of the other way around?
Stephen F. Austin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



I was named after the city, my parents were home sick.
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but your town was originally named after someone...
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so maybe you were really named after that GUY
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you dont want to be that guy...
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but your town was originally named after someone...
Link above. Austin the city is named after Stephen F. Austin

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so maybe you were really named after that GUY
No, the city was named after that guy, I was named as a homage to the city, my parents did not know Stephen F. Austin, nor did they hold any reverence for him.

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you dont want to be that guy...
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