Brooklyn & India: first names from places

Written by    Last updated: March 21, 2007

From the time when India Hicks was named in honour of the country loved by her grandmother, Lady Mountbatten, to the recent naming of Beckhams’ son Brooklyn after the city where he was conceived, place names are a popular choice as first names.

Whether you are an expatriate who wants to commemorate your homeland, a traveller who has fond memories of a particular place or it’s just that you like the sound of a place name, here’s a list of popular places used as first names, to inspire your baby naming:

Name Gender
Aberdeen Girl or Boy
Albany Girl or Boy
Alton Boy
Africa Girl
America Girl
Andorra Girl
Arabia Girl
Aragon Boy
Ashton Boy
Asia Girl
Aspen Girl
Atlanta Girl
Bali Girl
Beaumont Boy
Berlin Girl or Boy
Bexley Boy
Blair Girl or Boy
Bolivia Girl
Boston Boy
Bonn Boy
Boston Boy
Bradford Boy
Bradley Boy
Brasilia Boy
Brent Boy
Bristol Boy
Brittany Girl
Brooke Girl
Brooklyn Boy
Cairo Girl
Caledonia Girl
Camden Girl
Carson Boy
Caspian Girl
Catalina Girl
Cayman Boy
Charleston Boy
Chelsea Girl
China Girl
Colombia Girl
Connemara Girl
Corsica Girl
Cumbria Girl
Cuba Boy
Cyprus Girl
Dallas Girl
Delphi Girl
Denver Boy
Devon Boy
Dublin Boy
Douglas Boy
Elba Girl
Florence Girl or Boy
Francisco Boy
Galway Boy
Georgia Girl
Gordon Boy
Havana Boy
Holland Boy
Houston Boy
Hudson Boy
India Girl
Indiana Boy
Ireland Girl
Jamaica Boy
Jordan Girl or Boy
Kansas Girl or Boy
Kent Boy
Kenya Girl
Kingston Boy
Kyoto Boy
Lansing Boy
Lincoln Boy
Logan Boy
Louisiana Girl
Lourdes Girl
Memphis Girl or Boy
Miami Girl
Milan Girl or Boy
Montana Girl
Nile Boy
Odessa Girl
Orlando Boy
Palermo Girl or Boy
Panama Girl
Paris Girl
Persia Girl
Peru Girl or Boy
Rio Girl or Boy
Roma Girl
Sahara Girl
Samara Girl
Sevilla Girl
Siena Girl
Savannah Girl
Shelby Girl
Skye Girl
Tahiti Girl
Tangier Boy
Texas Girl or Boy
Trenton Boy
Umbria Girl
Valencia Girl
Venice Girl
Vienna Girl
York Boy
Zion Boy

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