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Namesake: Farragut in Knox County

The town of Farragut proudly displays countless banners claiming it as "Home of Admiral Farragut."The man behind themonikerbroke ground for the United States as a military man on the water.

Send your Namesake suggestions If there is a place or landmark with a name you would like us toresearch, send your suggestions to 10News reporter Jim Matheny using the"Namesake Suggestions" form on this page. Be sure to include your nameand a note on how to pronounce it in case we use your suggestionon-air. Likewise, please let us know if you do not want us to use yourname on-air.You can also submit suggestions on Jim Matheny's WBIR Facebook page as well as on Twitter @jimmatheny.Note: Namesake is the renamed title of the series formerly known as 'Why do they call it that?'Other Namesake Segmentsul>

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