Your question: Do British people name their houses?

Why do Victorian houses have names?

By the 1860s, workers could commute by train. The new suburban houses were ripe for naming because numbering could only be sequential once all the houses in a street had been built. … Stately homes are named after the local village, so all the elements of British place-names became viable candidates for house names.

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