Type Settlement
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. AWR-LEH-AHN
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

French form of Aurelianum, the name of a city in central France. The city in Louisiana, La Nouvelle-Orléans or New Orleans, was named after Philippe II, the Duke of Orléans.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAurelianum(Ancient Roman) Orleans(English)
Same SpellingOrleans

Entry added February 28, 2019