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U.S Cities - European Name or Native American Name

Can you name whether the names of these U.S cities come from European languages, or from the Native Americans?
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Last updated: January 4, 2020
First submittedJanuary 4, 2020
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1. San Francisco
European
Native American
Means Saint Francis in Spanish
2. Miami
European
Native American
Named for the Mayaimi of Southern Florida
3. Boston
European
Native American
Named for Boston, England
4. Cincinnati
European
Native American
Named for the Roman Hero
5. Seattle
European
Native American
Named for Chief Seattle of the Suquamish
6. Chicago
European
Native American
Illinois word for a wild onion
7. Philadelphia
European
Native American
Greek for dear brother/brotherly love
8. Detroit
European
Native American
Comes from the French for "Strait
9. Milwaukee
European
Native American
Comes from Algonquin for "Pleasant Land"
10. Topeka
European
Native American
Named for the Kansa word for "good place to dig"
11. Albuquerque
European
Native American
Named for a town in Spain
12. Sioux Falls
European
Native American
Named after the Sioux
13. Raleigh
European
Native American
Named for Sir Walter Raleigh
14. Tulsa
European
Native American
Comes from Creek for "Old Town"
15. Baton Rouge
European
Native American
French for "Red Stick"
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Level 68
Jan 4, 2020
Nice, I liked the background information you added.