AMERICA(Region & Country)English, Italian, Romanian, Late Roman
From the name of the explorer AMERIGO
Vespucci (1451-1512). This is the name of two continents (North and South America). As well, it is commonly used to refer to the United States of America.
From the Gallo-Roman given name ALBINUS
. This is the name of several French communes.
Possibly from a given name which was a variant of BERT
. This is the name of a town in Frisia in the Netherlands.
Possibly derived from the Hungarian given name BENEDEK
. This is the name of a small town in Hungary.
Possibly from the given name BLEDA
(which belonged to the brother of Attila the Hun). This was the name of a Hungarian city on the west bank of the Danube. Today it is a part of Budapest
, having merged with Pest
From the Roman name FLAVIUS
. This is the name of a Portuguese city which was originally named for the Roman emperor Vespasian, whose family name was Flavius.
From older Quintiacum
, derived from the personal name QUINTIUS
plus the local suffix -acum
. This is the name of a village in France.
Derived from the Arabic feminine name FATIMAH
, apparently after a Moorish princess who converted to Christianity during the Reconquista. This is the name of a town in Portugal, which became an important Christian pilgrimage center after 1917 when three local children reported witnessing repeated apparitions of the Virgin Mary.
Derived from the given name FILIP
. This is the name of a town in Poland.
Barrio (district) in Seville, which got its name from a temple which may have been named for a person Macarius
From the Latin name Romilius
, a derivative of ROMULUS
. This is the name of several communes in northern France.
From the given name SLÁINE
. This is the name of a town in ireland, said to be named for the legendary high king Sláine.
TEMAN(Settlement)Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "right hand" or "south" in Hebrew. This is an Edomite town in the Old Testament, supposedly named for a grandson of Esau.
Derived from the given name THRACIUS
. This is the name of communes in Calvados, France.
From Irish Gaelic Tir Eoghain
meaning "land of EOGHAN
". This is the name of a county in Northern Ireland.
VICTORIA(Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water)English
From the given name VICTORIA
. It has generally been bestowed in honour of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). This is the name of many places in the former British Empire, including an Australian state and a Canadian city.