Danish Submitted Place Names

Danish names are used in the country of Denmark in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ALGERIET (Country) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Algeria.
ANATOLIEN (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Anatolia.
ANDALUSIEN (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Andalusia.
AQUITANIEN (Region) Danish, German
Danish and German form of Aquitaine.
ARKADIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Arcadia.
ASTURIEN (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Asturias.
BANGLADESH (Country) English, Breton, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Interlingua, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish
Means "land of the Bengalis", from Bengali বাংলা (Bangla) meaning "Bengali" (referring to the Bengali people or Bengali language spoken by the Bengali people), which is ultimately from Vanga, the name of an ancient kingdom on the Indian subcontinent (see Bengal) combined with দেশ (desh) "country, land, state", ultimately from Sanskrit देश (deśá)... [more]
BISJKEK (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bishkek.
BOIOTIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
BRUNEI (Country) Malay, English, Indonesian, Catalan, Finnish, Portuguese, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Danish, Tagalog, Dutch, Turkish
Probably derived from Borneo, the name of an island, which in turn is most likely from Sanskrit वरुण (váruṇa) meaning "ocean, water". A local legend suggests that the name may be derived from the phrase baru nah meaning "there!" or "that's it!", which was supposedly declared by Muhammad Shah, Brunei's first sultan... [more]
BRUXELLES (Settlement) French, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Italian, Romanian
French form of Brussels, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
BURUNDI (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
CAMBODJA (Country) Danish, Dutch
Danish and Dutch form of Cambodia.
ETRURIEN (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Etruria.
FÆRØERNE (Country) Danish
Danish cognate of FØROYAR.
GALICIEN (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Galicia.
GALILÆA (Region) Danish
Danish form of Galilee.
GRØNLAND (Country) Danish, Norwegian, Faroese
Cognate of Grœnland.
HELSINGØR (Settlement) Danish, Norwegian
Danish city founded in the 1420s. The name is derived from the word hals meaning "neck, narrow strait". William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' is set in Elsinore (Kronborg), a castle in Helsingør.
INGERMANLAND (Region) Swedish, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Swedish form of Ingria, which some countries have adopted as their name for the historical region in northeastern Europe.
JAKARTA (Settlement) Indonesian, Malay, English, Javanese, Sundanese, Minangkabau, Balinese, Acehnese, French, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, Romanian, Finnish, Croatian
Derived from Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jayá) "victory, triumph" and कृत (kṛtá) "done, made, accomplished"... [more]
JUDÆA (Region) Danish
Danish form of Iudaea (see Judea).
KALIFORNIEN (Political Subdivision) Danish (Archaic), German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Archaic Danish form of California as well as the modern German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of the name. The modern Danish form is Californien.
KANTABRIEN (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Cantabria.
KARANTANIEN (Country) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Carantania.
KASTILIEN (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Castile.
KAUKASIEN (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Caucasia, which is an alternative name for the Caucasus geographical region.
KØBENHAVN (Settlement) Danish
Newer form of Køpmannæhafn, meaning "merchants' harbour".
KORINTH (Settlement) Danish, German, Swedish, Turkish
Danish, German, Swedish and Turkish form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
KUALA LUMPUR (Settlement) Malay, English, Indonesian, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Turkish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Croatian, Serbian, Dutch
Means "muddy confluence" from Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and lumpur "mud". This is the name of the capital and largest city of Malaysia.
LAUSITZ (Region) German, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Lusatia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Central European region.
LETGALLEN (Region) Danish, Dutch, Afrikaans
Danish, Dutch and Afrikaans form of Latgale.
LETLAND (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch
Afrikaans, Danish and Dutch form of Latvia.
LIVLAND (Region) German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
German and Scandinavian form of Livonia.
LUSITANIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Lusitania.
MADRID (Settlement) Spanish, Croatian, English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish
Newer form of Magerit. The etymology is uncertain, but it could be derived from Arabic المجريط (al-Magrīt) "source of water". This is the name of the capital of Spain.
MAKEDONIEN (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Macedonia.
MALAYSIA (Country) Malay, English, Indonesian, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Italian, Romanian
From Malay, which refers to the Malay Peninsula and the Malay people, combined with the Greek suffix -σία (síā). The name Malay is from Melayu or Malayu, the name of a Sumatran kingdom, which is probably derived from Tamil மலை (malai) or Malayalam മല (mala) meaning "hill, mountain"... [more]
MASOVIEN (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Masovia.
NILEN (River) Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Nile.
NORDAMERIKA (Region) Swedish, Danish, German
Swedish, Danish and German form of North America.
ODENSE (Settlement) Danish
From Old Norse Óðinn's vé meaning "Odin's sanctuary". This is the 3rd largest city in Denmark and the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), the author of fairy tales such as 'The Little Mermaid' (1837), and 'The Snow Queen' (1844).
OSJ (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Osh.
ÖSTERBOTTEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Swedish, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Swedish form of Ostrobothnia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Finnish region and the historical Swedish province.
PAIONIEN (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
RUMÆNIEN (Country) Danish
Danish form of Romania.
SAMLAND (Region) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Sambia in the West and North Germanic languages.
SARAJEVO (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish
Capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The name is believed to be derived from the term saray ovası meaning "the plains around the palace". The first element is derived from the Turkish word saray meaning "palace"... [more]
SARDINIEN (Political Subdivision & Island) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Sardinia.
SEMGALLEN (Region) Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish
Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish form of Semigallia.
SIBIRIEN (Region) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish, and Danish form of SIBERIA.
SINAI (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]
SINGAPORE (Country) English, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Dutch, Romanian, Tagalog
From Malay Singapura, which is derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" and पुर (pura) "city". The name refers to an island city-state in Southeast Asia.
SKANDINAVIEN (Region) Swedish, Danish, German
Swedish, Danish, and German form of Scandinavia.
SKOTLAND (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Icelandic
Afrikaans, Danish and Icelandic form of Scotland.
STEIERMARK (Political Subdivision & Region) German, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Styria, which some countries have adopted as their name for both the Austrian state and the Austro-Slovenian region.
STORBRITANNIEN (Region) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Great Britain, also used when referring to United Kingdom.
SYDAMERIKA (Region) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of South America.
TALLINN (Settlement) Estonian, English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish
Capital of Estonia and previously known as Reval until 1918. The meaning of the name is uncertain, but it is believed to be derived from Estonian Taani-linn(a) meaning "Danish castle" or "Danish town".
TASJKENT (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tashkent.
TAVASTLAND (Political Subdivision) Swedish, Danish, Dutch
Swedish form of Tavastia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the historical Swedish province that is now part of Finland.
TJEKKIET (Country) Danish
Danish form of Čechy.
VALHALLA (Other) Norse Mythology, English, Danish, Italian, Portuguese
Variant of Norse Valhǫll, composed of Old Norse valr "the slain" and hǫll "hall". This is the name of the afterlife and the home of heroic warriors who died in battle, as well as some of the Æsir gods... [more]
VILNIUS (Settlement) Lithuanian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Faroese, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Swedish
Capital of Lithuania. Named after the Vilnia River whose name is derived from Lithuanian vilnis "wave".
YEMENS (Country) Danish
The name of the Country in the Middle East. Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying South Arabia, the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. Yemen is the second-largest country in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 km².