from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Quality; condition: dullsville.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- suffix Used to form a name of an inhabited place, a town or city.
From place names ending in -ville (as Jacksonville ), from French, town, from Old French vile, from Latin vīlla, country house, farm.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French ville ("town, city") (Wiktionary)