And out of the ground the Lord God formed every [wild] beast and living creature of the field and every bird of the air and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them; and whatever Adam called every living creature, that was its name. And Adam gave names to all the livestock and to the birds of the air and to every [wild] beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found a helper meet (suitable, adapted, complementary) for him.
Whatever [man] is, he has been named that long ago, and it is known that it is man [Adam]; nor can he contend with Him who is mightier than he [whether God or death].
Their inward thought is that their houses will continue forever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands their own [apart from God] and after their own names.
When the Israelites saw it, they said one to another, Manna [What is it?]. For they did not know what it was. And Moses said to them, This is the bread which the Lord has given you to eat.
The house of Israel called the bread manna; it was like coriander seed, white, and it tasted like wafers made with honey.
And Cain's wife [one of Adam's offspring] became pregnant and bore Enoch; and Cain built a city and named it after his son Enoch.
Jair son of Manasseh took their villages and called them Havvoth-jair.
Jair son of Manasseh took all the region of Argob, that is, Bashan, as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and called it after his own name, Havvoth-jair, so called to this day.
And Nobah took Kenath and its villages and called it Nobah after his own name.
2 Samuel 12:28
Now therefore assemble the rest of the men, encamp against the city, and take it, lest I take the city, and it be called after my name.
And Isaac dug again the wells of water which had been dug in the days of Abraham his father, for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham; and he gave them the names by which his father had called them.
Therefore that place was called Beersheba [well of the oath], because there both parties swore an oath.
And he named that place Bethel [the house of God]; but the name of that city was Luz at first.
And Jacob called the name of the place where God had talked with him Bethel [house of God].
There he erected an altar and called it El-Elohe-Israel [God, the God of Israel].
Then Gideon built an altar there to the Lord and called it, The Lord is Peace. To this day it still stands in Ophrah, which belongs to the Abiezrites.
When they came to Marah, they could not drink its waters for they were bitter; therefore it was named Marah [bitterness].
(The Sidonians call Hermon, Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir),
The territory of the tribe of Dan had to be extended [because of the crowding in of the Amorites and Philistines]; so the sons of Dan went up to fight against Leshem (Laish) and took it and smote it with the sword and possessed it and dwelt there, and they called Leshem (Laish) Dan after Dan their [forefather].
2 Samuel 5:9
So David dwelt in the stronghold and called it the City of David. And he built round about from the Millo and inward.
Therefore that piece of ground has been called the Field of Blood to the present day.
1 Kings 7:21
Hiram set up the pillars of the porch of the temple; he set up the right pillar and called its name Jachin [he will establish], and he set up the left pillar and called its name Boaz [in strength].
2 Samuel 18:18
Now Absalom in his lifetime had reared up for himself a pillar which is in the King's Valley, for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance. He called the pillar after his own name, and to this day it is called Absalom's Monument.
And the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours. And he named the well Esek [contention] because they quarreled with him.
And he moved away from there and dug another well, and for that one they did not quarrel. He named it Rehoboth [room], saying, For now the Lord has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.
Then [his servants] dug another well, and they quarreled over that also; so he named it Sitnah [enmity].
And he named [the well] Shibah; therefore the name of the city is Beersheba [well of the oath] to this day.