What three US cities have French names?

The most French-sounding cities in America include Baton Rouge (Louisiana), Des Moines (Iowa), Montpelier (Vermont), Pierre (South Dakota, named after the explorer Pierre Chouteau), Juneau (Alaska, after Joseph Juneau, a 19th-century French prospector), Boise (Idaho, from the French boisé, “wooded”), Saint Paul ( …

Is Delaware a French name?

The name Delaware is primarily a gender-neutral name of French origin that means Of The War. The US State is named after the Delaware River. Probably from Norman French de la werre or de la guerre.

Does the state name Louisiana come from the French language?

You may know that Louisiana was named for French King Louis XIV. The territory was named in his honor by French explorer La Salle, who claimed the territory to the west of the Mississippi River in the 1680s for France.