Why was New York City named “New” York?

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New York was the name chosen to replace of ‘New Amsterdam’ the name the Dutch gave it.

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New Amsterdam was renamed New York on September 8, 1664 in honor of the Duke of York (later James II of England), in whose name the English had captured it.

Source: New Amsterdam - Wikipedia

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Very interesting! Thanks for sharing :)

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