Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Geography

Why is coney island called coney island?


There is no clear historical consensus on how the island got the name "Coney Island". Among many theories one suggests a Dutch etymology and holds that the name had come from Conyn, the surname of a family of Dutch settlers who lived there.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1656936232251) }}

LIVE
Points points 5
Rating

Similar Questions
Sign in to view all similar questions
Geography 20 Answers

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE