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?”