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This is a list of submitted place names in which the person who added the name is amanh.
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Allegheny (Body of Water) Lenape
The name Allegheny may come from Lenape welhik hane or oolikhanna, which means 'best flowing river of the hills' or 'beautiful stream', and from a Lenape account of an ancient mythical tribe called "Allegewi", who lived along the river before being taken over by the Lenape.
Doral (Settlement) English
Einsiedeln (Settlement) Medieval German
The settlement of Einsiedeln is first mentioned in 1073. The town is known as Äinsidle ˈæɪnˌsɪdlə, in the local Highest Alemannic dialect ... and in neighboring dialects as Äisele, Näisele, Äisidle, Näisidle, Äisigle ˈæɪsələ ˈnæɪsələ ˈæɪˌsɪdlə ˈnæɪˌsɪdlə ˈæɪˌsɪglə... [more]
Lackawaxen (Body of Water) Indigenous American
Lenape for "swift waters".
Okoboji (Body of Water) Santee Dakota Sioux
Legend tells the lake was named for Chief Okoboji; meaning either ‘place of rest’ or ‘reeds or rushes,’-preferred.... [more]
Omaha (Settlement) Sioux
Siouan people of northeastern Nebraska, 1804, Maha, perhaps from Omaha umaha, perhaps literally "upstream (people), against the flow." The Nebraska city was founded in 1854.
Steinauer (Settlement) Medieval German
The first settlement at Steinauer was made in the 1850s by Joseph Steinauer and his two brothers. Steinauer was platted in 1886 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Joseph A. Steinauer, an early settler and the first postmaster.