I don't recognize any of the addresses offered by Calendar.app, when I type "at home" in the location field. I'd like to be offered my own home address, but these look like they might be a data leak from somewhere...

where do all of these addresses come from?

I sync Calendar.app (version 8.0 (2034.9)) with Google calendar, and typically use Fantastical on iOS. My Mac OS is 10.10.5,

  • never tried it before - but yes; spurious results from anything with a character-match in Contacts plus a whole bunch of "helpful" suggestions from what I presume is Maps' search. Frankly, it makes it truly useless. Having said that, I think the question ought to be 'how do I stop it' rather than 'why does it happen'. 'Why' doesn't work very well for SE, as only Apple actually know the answer. – Tetsujin Jul 3 '17 at 17:50
  • Quick fix seems to be to start typing your own name. Your home should be top hit. – Tetsujin Jul 3 '17 at 17:52

At Home is actually the name of a store (and so is At Home Inn & Suites).

If you want to set the location of an event to your home, either your name, or the first few digits of your street address. Your home address should bubble up to the top.

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    When I type "home" I get 20 hits for Homebase... – Tetsujin Jul 4 '17 at 4:51
  • You’re right—my mistake. Home shows up as my top result because it’s in my Recents. – user11633 Jul 4 '17 at 18:26
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    No worries - it is quite annoying that such a common term would first look to Contacts & local businesses... In my comment above, best I can find to work around it is start to type my own name :/ – Tetsujin Jul 4 '17 at 18:28
  • Worse yet, are that the addresses offered are not even close to me geographically, and I am logged into that Mac with location privileges turned on. – Charles Lindsay Jul 4 '17 at 22:49

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