List of lakes named after people

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This is a list of notable lakes named after people. It details the name of the lake or reservoir, its location and eponym.

Lake or reservoir Location Country/continent Eponym
Boone Lake Tennessee United States Daniel Boone[no citations needed here]
Burnaby Lake British Columbia Canada Robert Burnaby[no citations needed here]
Capilano Lake British Columbia Canada Joe Capilano[no citations needed here]
Cass Lake Michigan United States Lewis Cass[1]
Cass Lake Minnesota United States Lewis Cass[no citations needed here]
Cordell Hull Lake Tennessee United States Cordell Hull[no citations needed here]
Elvis Presley Lake Mississippi United States Elvis Presley[2]
Lake DeForest New York United States Henry L. deForest, president of Hackensack Water Company[3]Template:Rp
Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake Washington United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt[no citations needed here]
Garibaldi Lake British Columbia Canada Giuseppe Garibaldi[no citations needed here]
Glenn Cunningham Lake Nebraska United States Glenn C. Cunningham[no citations needed here]
King George V Reservoir England United Kingdom George V of the United Kingdom[no citations needed here]
King George VI Reservoir England United Kingdom George VI of the United Kingdom[no citations needed here]
Lac Saint-Jean Quebec Canada Jean de Quen[no citations needed here]
Lake Albert Uganda-Democratic Republic of the Congo Prince Albert[no citations needed here]
Lake Amadeus Northern Territory Australia Amadeo I of Spain[no citations needed here]
Lake Barkley Kentucky United States Alben Barkley[no citations needed here]
Lake Brunner South Island New Zealand Thomas Brunner[no citations needed here]
Lake Burley Griffin Canberra Australia Burley Griffin[4]
Lake Burton Georgia United States Jeremiah Burton[no citations needed here]
Lake Carnegie New Jersey United States Andrew Carnegie[no citations needed here]
Lake Flannigan King Island Tasmania, Australia Michael John Flannigan[no citations needed here]
Lake Francis Case South Dakota United States Francis H. Case[no citations needed here]
Lake Champlain Canada-United States Samuel de Champlain[no citations needed here]
Lake Pueyrredón/Cochrane South America Chile-Argentina Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald[no citations needed here] (Chile)
Lake Stanley Draper Oklahoma United States Stanley draper[no citations needed here]
Lake Drummond Virginia United States William Drummond[no citations needed here]
Lake Edward Uganda-Democratic Republic of the Congo Edward VII of the United Kingdom[no citations needed here]
Lake George Minnesota United States George Arbuckle[no citations needed here], surveyor
Lake George Florida United States George III of the United Kingdom[no citations needed here]
Lake George New York United States George II of Great Britain[no citations needed here]
Lake George Uganda George V of the United Kingdom[no citations needed here]
Lake George New South Wales Australia George III of the United Kingdom[no citations needed here]
Lake Buenos Aires/General Carrera South America Chile-Argentina José Miguel Carrera[no citations needed here] (Chile)
Lake Giulietti/Lake Afrera Ethiopia Giuseppe Maria Giulietti[no citations needed here]
Lake Gunn South Island New Zealand Davy Gunn[no citations needed here], a pioneer of the local tramping tourism industry
Lake Harriet Minnesota United States Harriet Lovejoy[no citations needed here]
Lake Hayes South Island New Zealand D. Hay[no citations needed here] rather than Captain "Bully" Hayes
Lake Herman South Dakota United States Herman Luce[no citations needed here]
Lake Hoare Victoria Land Antarctica R.A. Hoare[no citations needed here], physicist
Lake W. R. Holway Oklahoma United States W. R. Holway[no citations needed here]
Robert S. Kerr Reservoir Oklahoma United States Senator Robert S. Kerr[no citations needed here]
Lake Lanier Georgia United States Sidney Lanier[no citations needed here]
Lake Lyndon B. Johnson Texas United States Lyndon B. Johnson[no citations needed here]
Lake Mahinerangi South Island New Zealand Olive Mahinerangi Barnett, daughter of William Barnett, mayor of Dunedin (1911–1912)[no citations needed here]
Lake Mead Nevada-Arizona United States Elwood Mead[no citations needed here]
Lake Muhlenberg Pennsylvania United States Henry Muhlenberg[no citations needed here]
Lake Nasser North Africa Egypt-Sudan Gamal Abdel Nasser[no citations needed here]
Lake Overholser Oklahoma United States Ed Overholser[no citations needed here], Mayor of Oklahoma City
Lake Pat Cleburne Texas United States Patrick Cleburne[no citations needed here]
Lake Presidente Ríos Chile Juan Antonio Ríos Morales[no citations needed here]
Lake Powell Utah-Arizona United States John Wesley Powell[no citations needed here]
Lake Rhoda Colorado United States Rhoda Krasner[no citations needed here]
Lake Simcoe Ontario Canada John Simcoe[5]
Lake Strom Thurmond Georgia-South Carolina United States Strom Thurmond[no citations needed here]
Lake Victoria Africa Queen Victoria[no citations needed here]
Lake Washington Washington United States George Washington [no citations needed here]
Mark Twain Lake Missouri United States Mark Twain[no citations needed here]
Nordenskjöld Lake Chile Otto Nordenskiöld[no citations needed here]
Norris Lake Tennessee United States George Norris
Lake O'Higgins/San Martín Chile-Argentina Bernardo O'Higgins[no citations needed here] (Chile) / José de San Martín[no citations needed here] (Argentina)
Percy Priest Lake Tennessee United States Percy Priest[no citations needed here]
Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir England United Kingdom Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom[no citations needed here]
Queen Mary Reservoir England United Kingdom Mary of Teck[6]
Queen Mother Reservoir England United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother[7]
Raymond Gary Lake Oklahoma United States Raymond Gary[no citations needed here]
Richard B. Russell Lake Georgia-South Carolina United States Richard Brevard Russell, Jr.[no citations needed here]
St. John's Lough County Leitrim Ireland John the Baptist[no citations needed here]
Theodore Roosevelt Lake Arizona United States Theodore Roosevelt[no citations needed here]
Toews Lake Manitoba Canada Jonathan Toews[no citations needed here]
Walter F. George Lake Alabama-Georgia United States Walter F. George[no citations needed here]
Waughop Lake Washington United States John Wesley Waughop[no citations needed here], former superintendent of the State Hospital for the Insane
Wes Watkins Reservoir Oklahoma United States Congressman Wes Watkins[no citations needed here]
Wolfgangsee Salzkammergut Austria Wolfgang of Regensburg[no citations needed here]

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