Place Names with Relationship "from given name"

This is a list of place names in which the relationship is from given name.
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ALEXANDREIA(Settlement)Ancient Greek
Greek form of ALEXANDRIA.
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.
AUBIGNY(Settlement)French
From the Gallo-Roman given name ALBINUS. This is the name of several French communes.
BAARD(Settlement)Frisian
Possibly from a given name which was a variant of BERT. This is the name of a town in Frisia in the Netherlands.
BECSKE(Settlement)Hungarian
Possibly derived from the Hungarian given name BENEDEK. This is the name of a small town in Hungary.
BHARATA(Country)Sanskrit
Sanskrit form of BHARAT.
BUDA(Settlement)Hungarian
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 in 1873.
CAIATIA(Settlement)Ancient Roman
Latin form of CAIAZZO.
CALVIANUM(Settlement)Ancient Roman
Latin form of CAIVANO.
CHAVES(Settlement)Portuguese, Spanish
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.
CIARRAÍ(Political Subdivision)Irish
Irish Gaelic form of KERRY.
CUINCHY(Settlement)French
From older Quintiacum, derived from the personal name QUINTIUS plus the local suffix -acum. This is the name of a village in France.
FÁTIMA(Settlement)Portuguese
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.
FILIPÓW(Settlement)Polish
Derived from the given name FILIP. This is the name of a town in Poland.
ISRAEL(Country)English, Biblical
From the name of the Old Testament hero Jacob, who was also called ISRAEL.
LOTHARI REGNUM(Political Subdivision)Late Roman
Latin form of LORRAINE.
LUGUVALIUM(Settlement)Ancient Roman
Older Roman name of CARLISLE.
LYDIA(Region)Ancient Greek, English
An ancient region on the west coast of Asia Minor, said to be named for the legendary king LYDOS.
MACARENA(Settlement)Spanish
Barrio (district) in Seville, which got its name from a temple which may have been named for a person Macarius (see MACARIO).
ROMILLY(Settlement)French
From the Latin name Romilius, a derivative of ROMULUS. This is the name of several communes in northern France.
SLANE(Settlement)Irish
From the given name SLÁINE. This is the name of a town in ireland, said to be named for the legendary high king Sláine.
SZABOLCS(Settlement & Region)Hungarian
From the given name SZABOLCS. This is the name of a town and a region in Hungary.
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.
TERACH(Settlement)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TARAH.
TRACY(Settlement)French
Derived from the given name THRACIUS. This is the name of communes in Calvados, France.
TYRONE(Political Subdivision)Irish
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.
WARSZAWA(Settlement)Polish
Polish form of WARSAW.
YAMUNA(River)Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit
Name of an Indian river, which is possibly derived from the name of the goddess YAMI.
YISRA'EL(Country)Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
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