- 1 What three US cities have French names?
- 2 Is Delaware a French name?
- 3 Does the state name Louisiana come from the French language?
- 4 Is Ohio a French name?
- 5 Where did the name Pennsylvania come from?
- 6 What cities in Louisiana have French names?
- 7 Is there a US city called France?
- 8 Is Arkansas a French name?
- 9 Which US city has a very French heritage?
- 10 Which state names does not come from the French language?
- 11 What US state capital does not have a French name?
- 12 What is the most French city in the US?
- 13 Where do they speak French in North America?
- 14 Which US state speaks the most French?
- 15 What American city is most like Paris?
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.