Street Names in European Cities

Data on the names of 145,933 streets across 30 major European cities, located in 17 different countries. to whom were the street named after? What is the gender representation? What did these people do in their lifetime?


Here you can find an extensive methodological note on how the data has been obtained and analysed, and what have been the methodological questions underpinning the process.


The datasets produced by the analysis are shared as follows:
  • the dataset of all the streets analysed;
  • the dataset with the comparative aggregate data of the analysed cities;
  • the dataset of all the streets named after one or more woman;
  • the dataset of all the women giving their name to one or more streets.

License and terms of use

Street names and geographic data: © OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap ®is open data, licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL) by the OpenStreetMap Foundation (OSMF). For more information on OpenStreetMap copyright and license, please refer to this page; © EuroGeographics for the administrative boundaries. Information from Wikidata is available under a CC0-public domain licence. To the extent that is possible, all remaining data and contents are released by EDJNet under a CC BY 4.0 license.

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