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origin of the name Tacoma

Gary Fuller Reese

origin of the name Tacoma

a collection of information regarding the origin of the name of the city of Tacoma, Washington

by Gary Fuller Reese

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Published by Public Library in Tacoma .
Written in

    Places:
  • Tacoma (Wash.),
  • Washington (State),
  • Tacoma.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Washington (State) -- Tacoma.,
    • Tacoma (Wash.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gary Fuller Reese.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF899.T2 R35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 leaves ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4281782M
      LC Control Number78308006

      by A.H. Denman ; urging the official removal from America's most sublime mountain of the name Rainier and the perpetuation by official adoption of the original Indian name therefor in its most appropriate, euphonious and generally accepted form--Tacoma ; embodying also the research of Judge James Wickersham and the "Brief" of John B. Kaiser, S. This is the main article of a series that covers the history of Seattle, Washington, a city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States of America.. Seattle is a major port city that has a history of boom and e has on several occasions been sent into severe decline, but has typically used those periods to successfully rebuild infrastructure.

      The book is the latest in our '21 Tales' series, books which are intended to share important stories from Tacoma history with students in local schools. The book was published in conjunction with our exhibit Dreams That Matter, which was funded by a grant from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians. Established in , Tacoma Public Schools has served as a model district for the state and the nation many times in our long history. Central School You know it today as the Central Administration Building for Tacoma Public Schools.

      The plaza is a reminder that many familiar landmarks bear the names of real people from the past, with rich stories of their own. Mason Plaza serves as a tribute to Tacoma’s history, and a permanent expression of the community’s commitment to art, culture, and local heritage. Tacoma as a boy's name is related to the Navajo name Tahoma. The meaning of Tacoma is "snowy mountain peak". Tacoma: Baby Name Popularity. PER MILLION BIRTHS. U.S. POPULARITY RANKING. POPULAR PAGES. Check out these popular pages to discover more baby boy and baby girl names and meanings.


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Origin of the name Tacoma by Gary Fuller Reese Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Tacoma family name was found in the USA, and Canada between and The most Tacoma families were found in the USA in In there were 6 Tacoma families living in Indiana.

This was % of all the recorded Tacoma's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Tacoma. Phillip Ritz (), a Northern Pacific subcontractor (and later the founder of Ritzville in Adams County), suggested the name "Tacoma" but by the time McCarver got around to filing his plat Anthony Carr, (), Job's son, had filed a townsite plat for "Tacoma" on land that he owned, so McCarver added "City" to his plat name.

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A submission from New Mexico, U.S. says the name Tacoma means "THAT FROZEN WATER" and is of Native American origin. Search for more names by meaning. Submit the origin and/or meaning of Tacoma to us below.

But the Tacoma name has nothing to do with any ethnic food item, and isn't Hispanic in origin. Here's a quote from an early Toyota press release; "Tacoma: From the Salish Indian word for the mountain that provided water to their tribe (later changed to Mount Rainier).

The name suggests images of. Weekly, she talks about local history on KLAY AMand she is the advertising voice for three local businesses. Her book Let's Go Walk About in Tacoma came out in August She is a member of the Tacoma Historical Society and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Her entire working career was at Merrill s:   According to the sign posted by the replica of Job Carr's house (see below), the name "Tacoma" comes from the [Native American] name, Tacopid, meaning "She who gives us the waters." gives a similar explanation, T acobet, or "mother of waters." Others have analyzed the original name Tacoma or Tahoma to.

Indexes home construction news in Tacoma newspapers from through Lists architects, contractor and building style, if known. Indicates whether architectural plans are known to exist. Includes many photographs and indexes over books related to Tacoma architecture or history. Nea addresses included.

Discover the meaning and history behind your last name. Your last name gives you a sense of identity and helps you discover who you are and where you come from. Skip Ancestry main menu Main MenuMissing: Tacoma book. [ 3 syll. ta-co-ma, tac-oma] The baby boy name Tacoma is pronounced as TAHK OW MAH †.

The origin of Tacoma is the Native American language. Tacoma is a derivative of the name Tahoma. See also the related category american. Tacoma is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not in the top names. The name Tacoma is ranked on th position of the most used names.

It means that this name is rarely used. We estimate that there are at least persons in the world having this name which is around % of the population. The name Tacoma has six characters. Find the meaning, history and popularity of given names from around the world.

Get ideas for baby names or discover your own name's g: Tacoma book. The Toyota Tacoma is a pickup truck manufactured in the U.S. by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota since The first-generation Tacoma, model years throughwas classified as a compact pickup. The second generation, model years throughand third generation, in production sinceare classified as midsized pickups and are produced in the U.S.

A project that began in a UW Tacoma classroom reveals the lively, but largely forgotten, stories of some of Tacoma’s oldest buildings in one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.

The recently published booklet, Historic South Tacoma Way, tells the history of 15 buildings and several prominent individuals in the South Tacoma Business District.

Have you ever wondered how Sequim got its name, or why there is a town called Yelm. What about Dirtyface Peak, Frog Heaven, or Hee Haw Creek. This unique resource provides the who, what, when and why about place names throughout Washington.

TACOMA Meaning: "snow-covered mountain," in reference to nearby Mount Rainier. See definitions of tacoma. They called their first village Eureka but ultimately adopted the native name of Tacoma, while relocating most of the original inhabitants to the Puyallup Reservation.

The community grew slowly untilwhen the Northern Pacific selected Tacoma over Seattle and other regional competitors as the western terminus of the nation’s latest. The history of Washington includes thousands of years of Native American history before Europeans arrived and began to establish territorial claims.

The region was part of Oregon Territory from toafter which it was separated from Oregon and established as Washington Territory following the efforts at the Monticello Convention. InWashington became the 42nd state of the United. - Explore Evan's board "Vintage Tacoma" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Tacoma, Tacoma washington, Tacoma wa pins. Last Name History & Meaning Search How much do you really know about your family name? Find the meaning and origin of your last name, and even learn a little history behind your last name! We have the meaning and origin of last names from cultures around the g: Tacoma book.Tacoma was founded in by teetotaler and former general Morton Matthew McCarver who, like Job Carr, also dreamed of railroads.

McCarver gave the city its first name - Commencement City. InTacoma consisted of a lumber mill, two stores, a saloon, a hotel, a .Tacoma as a name for boys is of Native American Indian derivation, and the name Tacoma means "that frozen water".

Tacoma is an alternate form of Tahoma (Native American Indian): from the Puyallup Tribe.