Geography Quiz / New Jersey Place Names of Native American Origin

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Can you name the New Jersey municipalities based on their possible* Native American origins?

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OriginMunicipalityCounty
Paquettahhnuake ('cleared land ready for cultivation')Morris
Huppakong ('stone water')Sussex
Parsipanong ('the place where the river winds through the valley')Morris
Tuphanne ('cold water')Bergen
Sekeachgook ('place of snakes')Hudson
Oschummoonk ('place of horns')Burlington
Ackingsahsack ('stony ground')Bergen
Absegami ('little water')Atlantic
Naraticong ('river beyond the island')Hunterdon
Senamensing ('sweet water')Burlington
OriginMunicipalityCounty
Pahsayèk ('place where the land splits')Passaic
Pisgueawa ('place of dark night')Middlesex
Lowanpeekachtuonk ('winter water place for deer')Warren
Menantakh ('land of good bread')Monmouth
Peremessing ('abundant with wild turkey')Bergen
Mehokhokus ('the red cedar')Bergen
Hopoghan Hackingh ('land of the tobacco pipe')Hudson
Manasquawhan ('stream of the island of squaws')Monmouth
Mawewi ('meeting place')Bergen
Watschu ('hill')Somerset

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