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Hill. Marsh. Rivers. Valle. Land. Pond. Glen. Campos. Field. Ridge.

 

  What are some other common or well-known surnames (any language) that are also terrain features or geographical terms?
  Either the singular or plural form of the surname may be used. Your response cannot include add-ons to the surname that are not terrain features or geographical terms, such as Hilliard, or Ridgemont, or Lynnfield.
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Posted - November 19

Responses


  • 14826
    Butte
      November 19, 2020 11:45 AM MST
    3

  • 8418
    I can get behind that!
      November 19, 2020 11:49 AM MST
    4

  • 8418
    Mount
    Creek or Crick
      November 19, 2020 11:51 AM MST
    1

  • 13751
    Meadows, Fields This post was edited by Thriftymaid at November 19, 2020 3:19 PM MST
      November 19, 2020 12:14 PM MST
    2

  • 3967
    Lake
    Shore
    Sand/Sands
    Waters

    Lot of Japanese surnames with geographical terms in them, but they're all compounds.
      November 19, 2020 12:48 PM MST
    3

  • 33771
    Heath
      November 19, 2020 1:25 PM MST
    3

  • 33771
    Dirt.

      November 19, 2020 1:26 PM MST
    3

  • 14826
    Ridgewood
      November 19, 2020 2:11 PM MST
    3

  • 8418
    Against the rules! This post was edited by Stu Spelling Bee at November 20, 2020 10:59 AM MST
      November 19, 2020 3:19 PM MST
    2

  • 14826
    Why?
      November 19, 2020 6:57 PM MST
    2

  • 38628

     

      Stu, I think she’s going for the dual-entry term using a compound word.
    ___

      November 19, 2020 7:18 PM MST
    1

  • 8418
    How is Ridgewood OK but not Ridgemont?
      November 19, 2020 9:03 PM MST
    1

  • 38628

     Who said it was ok? I certainly did not.
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      November 19, 2020 9:27 PM MST
    1

  • 38628

     

      (Aganst Against)

    You, Stu, really? REALLY? Maybe they spell it that way in GdaƄsk, but we roll differently here, pal.

      November 19, 2020 7:17 PM MST
    3

  • 8418
    D'OH!!
      November 19, 2020 9:02 PM MST
    2

  • 33771
    It's Yiddish.
      November 20, 2020 10:59 AM MST
    1

  • 6483
    Cliff    (John and Wanda Cliff - Broken Bow, OK USA)

    Tor    (Claes Tor - Ostersund, Sweden

    Valley    (Martha Valley (DDS) - Fresno, CA USA)

    Karst     (Adolph Karst - Munich, Germany)
      November 19, 2020 5:39 PM MST
    3

  • 33771
    Valley
      November 20, 2020 11:00 AM MST
    0

  • 5261
    Glen, Ocean, Peak
      November 21, 2020 8:05 PM MST
    0