Science: Names the Same in America and where is Rome??

15 Jul

Article from Travel Holiday Sept 1992

In America there are many copy cat names. here is the list

“Name’s the Same

Given a country where lots of folks used to be from somewhere else, it’s not surprising that the American melting pot virtually boils over with foreign place-names. According to the map, the names of European capitals are mainly found east of the Mississippi, where settlements began. America’s favorite European names are listed below as well in order of frequency starting with Troy”

 

Troy – 21

Oxford – 20

Plymouth – 20

Florence – 18

Lyons – 15

Athens – 14

Milan – 14

Paris – 14

Cambridge – 13

Geneva – 13

Berlin – 11

Montpellier  – 11

Sparta – 11

Hamburg – 10

Moscow – 10

Vienna – 10

Dublin – 9

Frankfurt – 9

Genoa -9

Rome – 9

Warsaw – 9

Waterloo – 9

Boston – 8

Edinburgh – 8

Lisbon – 8

Naples – 8

Glasgow – 7

London – 7

Lucerne – 7

Belgrade – 5

Corinth – 5

Elba – 5

Toledo – 5

Madrid – 4

Bern – 4

Stockholm -4

Venice – 4

Amsterdam – 3

Belfast – 3

 The Hagne – 3

Seville – 3

Ankara – 2

Brussels – 2

Budapest – 2

Luxembourg – 2

Pots dam – 2

Prague – 2

St. Petersburg – 2

Sofia – 2

Zurich – 2

Copenhagen – 1

Munich – 1

Oslo – 1

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