Youghiogheny Street

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Youghiogheny Street
Neighborhoods Chartiers City, Sheraden
Origin of name Youghiogheny River

Youghiogheny Street is named for the Youghiogheny River. The name is an Algonquin word meaning "a stream flowing in a contrary direction."[1]


  1. Thomas K. Donnalley. Hand Book of Tribal Names of Pennsylvania: Together with signification of Indian words; also a history of Great Council of Pennsylvania, with articles pertaining to the Improved Order of Red Men. Philadelphia, 1908. Google Books QBgUAAAAYAAJ, Xc8OAQAAMAAJ; Internet Archive handbookoftribal00donniala. [view source]donnalley