Place Names Starting with H
From Old English heg
"hay" and leah
"woodland, clearing". This is the name of a town in Oxfordshire, England.
Means "crooked hill" from Old English hamel
"crooked, mutilated" and dun
"hill". This was the name of a town in Leicestershire, England (which no longer exists). After the town name became a surname, it was used for several other cities, including ones in Scotland, Canada, Australia and the United States.
From Sino-Korean 韓 (han)
meaning "Korea" and 國 (guk)
meaning "country, land". This is the term used in South Korea to refer to South Korea
or the entire Korean Peninsula.
From Old English hara
"hare" and leah
"woodland, clearing". This is the name of towns in England.
From Japanese 穂 (ho)
meaning "grain" and 高 (taka)
meaning "tall". This is the name of a mountain in Japan.
From Latin Hungaria
, derived from Byzantine Greek Ουγγροι (Oungroi)
, from Turkic Onogur
meaning "ten tribes". This is the name of a country in eastern Europe which was settled by the Hungarians in the 9th century. Because they were identified with the Huns, the H
was added to the beginning of their Latin name. The Hungarian name for the country is Magyarország
From Old English hux
"insult, scorn" (possibly) and leah
"woodland, clearing". This is the name of a town in Cheshire, England.