The Atlanta neighborhood of Buckhead was named after a dead deer. African-American families in the early 20th century picked "Just Us" to call their new neighborhood south of downtown. The developer of Wieuca Road named it after his three daughters: Wilma, Eugenia, Catherine - Wi-eu-ca (pronounced WHY-yoo-cuh).
All summer long here on All Things Considered we’re telling stories about some of Atlanta’s most interesting names.
We’re calling it “What’s In A Name?”
We invite you to submit your ideas here, or join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook. We will research it for you and post its story on our website or even announce it on the radio.