New York was named after the Duke of York in Britain after the British took New Amsterdam (later named New York) from the dutch.
Yes Henery Hudson named New York. He named it for no reason too!
The British named new york, New York in honor of the Duke of York.
New Netherland was named New York after James, the Duke of York in the 1664. Since he was the proprietor, he named it New York and gave the rest of the land to two friends ( John Berkeley & George Carteret ) for free.
New Amsterdam and the duke of york is why they named new york new york
New York city because all of the other teams are named after cities not states
NYC stands for New York City.
The british named the new york,new york in honor with duke
New York is named after the Duke of York and it soon became New York instead of the New Netherlands.
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It was named in the honor of The Duke Of York it use to be called Netherlands but when the Duke Of York took over Netherlands he named it New York
New York City was named for the Duke of York, who received the colony as a gift from his brother, King Charles II of England.
the dutch were the first to settle New York but after they surrendered to the English it was named New York
Part of New York, and then later the named it New Jersey.Hope that helped
New York was named after James, The Duke of York
I believe it was named after York in England, thus New York. The area of New England was also named in a similar fashion. Nova Scotia in Canada was originally called New Scotland. It seems the English had no imagination in terms of naming places.
The Reggie bar, which was named for New York outfielder Reggie Jackson in 1978.
The capital of New York is probaly Albany.
The Duke of York.