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Naming Settlers

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by jpowers, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. jpowers

    jpowers Emperor

    May 7, 2002
    The Castle Aaaaaaaargh
    This is completely cosmetic and absurd, but if you are interested, here are some names of city founders you can give to your settlers and then name the cities once they are built.

    Troy Ilum or Dardanus, depending on the source
    Rome Romulus
    Culver City Harry H. Culver
    Providence, CA John Merriweather
    Fez Idriss II
    Eden, OH Eliza
    Argos Pelasgus
    Lille, FR Lyderic
    Dakar Louis Faidherbe
    Scottsdale, AZ Winfield Scott
    Modesto, CA William C. Ralston
    Reston, VA Robert E. Simon
    Oxnard, CA Henry T. Oxnard
    Denver J.W. Denver
    Fort Collins, CO William O. Collins
    Washington, DC George Washington
    Fort Lauderdale William Lauderdale
    Orlando Orlando Reeves
    Baltimore George Calvert
    Roswell, NM Van C. Smith
    Allentown, PA William Allen
    Philadelphia William Penn
    Ogden, UT P.S. Ogden
    Provo, UT Etienne Provot
    Moscow Yuri Dolgorukii
  2. Meffy

    Meffy humanoid skunk

    Mar 5, 2005
    Unincorporated Territory of Croatan
    Springfield -- the cromulent Josiah Springfield, whose tradition embiggens us all

    I disagree with Washington for the District of Columbia, as he didn't actually "settle" the city but rather designated its location (a swampy, undeveloped region on the Potomac River). I propose instead the city's designer, Pierre L'Enfant, or possibly surveyor Benjamin Banneker.

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