It is a usual practice to name a village or town after a famous personality. In some cases, these places get their names after their founders or a person who lived in these localities. The towns and cities of Haryana are no exception, there are hundreds of cities which are named after some historical or mythological figure. Even, Haryana, itself is named after Lord Hari (Vishnu).
Named after Goddess Amba Bhawani
Named after Bhani Devi
Named after lake Dadri
Named after Sheikh Farid
Named after son of Firozshah Tughlaq, Fateh Khan
Named after Guru Dronacharya
Named after Temple of Jainti Devi
Named after Karna
Named after King Kuru, ancestor of Kaurvas
Named after King of Patiala Raja Mahendra Singh
Named after Palawasur, a demon. He was Killed by Balaram, elder brother of Lord Krishna.