What Do You Call People From Different Cities?

J.P. Naomi

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If you've never heard the word "demonym," well now you have! Think you have what it takes to properly identify the correct demonym of these US cities? Take this quiz now to find out!

What do you call someone from Boston?

Boston is the capital of Massachusetts. It is home to an estimated 4.9 million "Bostonians."

Born in Cleveland? Well then, you're a __________.

Cleveland, Ohio is the 51st largest city in the United States. It is home to about 388,000 "Clevelanders."

A person from Detroit is known as a _________.

Detroit is the most populous city in the state of Michigan. Often confused for the capital city, Detroit is home to 677,000 "Detroiters."

Someone who hails from Oakland is called an ______.

Oakland, California is home to 419.000 "Oaklanders." The city was incorporated in 1852 and serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area.

What do you call someone from New York City?

New York City is home to an estimated 8.5 million "New Yorkers." It is the most densely populated major city in the United States.

Have you ever met a ________, a person from Richmond?

Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is home to about 223,000 "Richmonders" and was incorporated in 1742.

From the City of Brotherly Love, people from Philadelphia are called ________.

Philadelphia is home to about 1.5 million "Philadelphians." And Philadelphians have lots to be proud of, as Philadephia is known for being the city of firsts! Going so far as to lead within the art scene; the city can be heard being termed the "mural city of U.S.".

What do you call someone from Wichita?

Wichita is the largest city in the state of Kansas. It is home to about 389,000 "Witchitans" who boast their city as the Air Capital of the World.

If you're an _________, you are most definitely from Austin.

Austin is the capital of Texas as well as the 11th most populous city in the United States. It is home to about 947,000 "Austinites."

A __________ is someone who lives in Portland.

Whether you're from Portland, Oregon or Portland, Maine, chances are you are referred to as a Portlander. Portland, Maine is in the Northeast corner of the United States while Portland, Oregon is located in the Northwest corner.

A person from Denver is known as a ________.

Denver was founded on November 17, 1858 and is known as The Mile-High City for its high altitude. It is home to about 693,000 "Denverites."

What do you call someone from Nashville?

Nashville is the capital and largest city of the state of Tennessee. It is known as Music City and Athens of the South. It is home to about 684,000 "Nashvillians."

Someone who hails from Chicago is known as a ____________.

Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States. It is home to about 2.7 million "Chicagoans." it is known as the Windy City, Chi-Town, City of Broad Shoulders and Second City.

"Viva Las Vegas," say the native ___________.

Las Vegas is known as Sin City and The Gambling Capital of the World. Often mistaken for the capital of Nevada, Las Vegas was settled in 1905. It is home to about 603,000 "Las Vegans."

Bundle up for winter if you are a ________ from Buffalo.

Home of the Bills and the Sabres, Buffalo is located on the Western coast of New York. It is home to about 256,000 "Buffalonians," making it the second most populous city in the state after New York City.

A __________ is someone who lives in San Francisco.

San Francisco is known as the cultural, commercial and financial center of Northern California. Founded on June 29, 1776, San Francisco is home to about 870,000 "San Franciscans."

What do you call someone from Seattle?

Seattle, Washington is known as The Emerald City. It is home to an estimated 704,000 "Seattleites" and is the largest city in the state of Washington.

Have you ever met a _________, a person from San Antonio?

San Antonio, Texas is the seventh-most populous city in the United States. It was founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718. It is home to an estimated 1.4 million "San Antonians."

A _________ is someone who hails from New Orleans.

The Big Easy - New Orleans, Louisiana, is well known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture. It is remembered as the birthplace of jazz and serves as home to more than 343,000 "New Orleanians."

A person from San Diego is called a ________.

San Diego was established on July 16, 1769 and named after Saint Didacus of Alcala. It is home to about 1.3 million "San Diegans."

A ________ is someone who lives in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City is the capital and most populous city in the state of Utah. Its nickname is The Crossroads of the West. It is home to about 192,000 "Salt Lakers."

What do you call a person from Tulsa?

Tulsa, is the 47th-most populous city in the United States. It is nicknamed the Oil Capital of the World and is home to an estimated 403,000 "Tulsans."

A person from Memphis is called a __________.

Known as The Bluff City and the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, Memphis, Tennessee is the second-largest city in the state. It is home to approximately 652,000 "Memphians."

What do you call someone from Honolulu?

Honolulu is also referred to as The Big Pineapple. It is the capital and largest city of the state of Hawaii. There are an estimated 351,000 "Honoluluans" in the city.

The people of Houston are referred to as __________.

Houston is the most populous city in the state of Texas. It was founded on August 30, 1836 and named after former General Sam Houston. It is home to an estimated 2.3 million "Houstonians."

Many _____________ are Steelers fans in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh is known as Steel City, and the City of Bridges. It was founded by George Washington and General John Forbes on November 27, 1758. There are an estimated 303,000 "Pittsburghers" in the city.

A/An ___________ is someone from Atlanta.

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the state of Georgia. Known as ATL and The City in a Forest, Atlanta is home to approximately 472,000 "Atlantans."

Do you know any ___________, people from Baton Rouge?

Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, though the state's second-largest city. It was founded in 1699 and there are an estimated 227,000 "Baton Rougeans" living there.

If you're known as a ____________, you must come from Baltimore.

Baltimore is the 29th-most populous city in the United States. Known as Charm City and boasting the motto: "The Greatest City in America," Baltimore is home to approximately 621,000 "Baltimoreans."

What do you call a person from Milwaukee?

Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin. It is known as Brew City and is home to the Miller Brewery. There are an estimated 595,000 "Milwaukeeans" living in the city.

A person from Dallas is called a __________.

Dallas was incorporated on February 2, 1856. It is home to approximately 1.3 million "Dallasites," making it the third-most populous city in the state of Texas.

A/An ___________ is someone who lives in Los Angeles.

La-la-land, and the City of Angels are just two of Los Angeles' nicknames. It is the second-most populous city in the United States and there are an estimated 3.9 million "Angelenos" who live there.

What do you call someone from Providence?

Providence is the capital and most populous city in the state of Rhode Island. It was founded by Roger Williams and he named it in honor of "God's merciful Providence." There are an estimated 179,000 "Providentians" living in the city.

A _________ is someone who hails from Birmingham.

Birmingham, Alabama, also known as The Magic City, is the most populous city in the state. Incorporated on December 19, 1871, it is home to approximately 217,000 "Birminghamians."

If you live in Washington, DC, you are referred to as a __________.

Named for George Washington, Washington, DC, is home to approximately 681,000 "Washingtonians." It is the capital of the United States.

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