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Elven City Names Newbies often find themselves at a loss for words when it comes to naming their fantasy city. 15 Brilliant Tips is here to help! These 15 tips are sure to get you on track with some of the most creative, clever, and interesting names in the history of Elven City Naming.
Some of the 15 Brilliant Tips include:- Tip #13, “Invent an Obscure Language” – Tip #14, “Take Inspiration from Nature.” – Tip #15, “Think Like a Thief.”What are you waiting for? Get to it! Your city will thank you later.You can’t wait any longer and need 15 tips right now? Check out this list of 15 Creative City Names that caught our eye while researching this post. How many have you heard before? What’s your favorite so far? Let us know in the comments below! (you get bonus points if they’re already on this list)*Ole Ignatievo – The name Ole gives us an indication of the Slavic heritage that is apparent in this city.*Kutkhai – Kutkhai is a Russian name meaning “a small river.”*New York City – The English translation for New York City comes from Dutch settler names, reflecting the original European settlers and their culture. *Dongjiao Ukeshi Guizhou Qujing Huadu District (China) – Dong Jiao Ukeshi means “East Viewing West” or “The Eastern End Watching Over The Western Ends.” That sounds like it could be serious business! – Guizhou translates to “Rice Province” while Qujing means something closer to “City of Light.”- Huadu translates to “flower city” and is a district in Guangzhou, China.*Buka – The name Buka comes from the word “bukavac,” which means scarecrow in Croatian. *Cotterdale – Cotterdale was originally called Catterdala, derived from the Old English words catta meaning cat or kitten (think of cats rolling around) and dale for valley. It’s unclear if this is just coincidence or not! *Lerida – Lerida derives its roots from an Arabic word meaning “the fertile land.” Add on that it has been home to 15 different cultures over time, as well as being nearly surrounded by