Genealogy Projects tagged with place names on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a prom...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • Place Names - Dedication - South Australians

    This project is designed to assist in finding the origins of place names and who they were named after/dedicated to.Often the property developer will name a place, either after a loved one, or where they used to call home. This project will not only list the place name but who it was named after of by, if of significant importance.If you need help locating them on the tree, or verification plea...

  • SA Place Names Over Time

    Historical statesin present-daySouth Africa= = '=South Africa before 1600 Kingdom of Mapungubwe (1050–1270) Kingdom of Mutapa (1430–1760)1600–1700 de Caep de Goede Hoop /Cape of good hope (1652–1795) The Cape Colony (Dutch: Kaapkolonie) was a Dutch United East India Company (VOC) Colony in Southern Africa, centered on the Cape of Good Hope, whence it derived its name.1700–1800 Mthethwa Paramoun...