Icelandic Submitted Place Names

Icelandic names are used on the island nation of Iceland. 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.
DANMÖRK   (Country)   Icelandic
Icelandic form of DANMARK.
EVRÓPA   (Region)   Icelandic
Icelandic form of Europe.
FÆREYJAR   (Country)   Icelandic
Icelandic cognate of FØROYAR.
ÍSAFJÖRÐUR   (Settlement)   Icelandic
Means "ice fjord" or "fjord of ice" in Icelandic. Ísafjörður is a town in Iceland.
ÍSLAND   (Country)   Icelandic, Faroese, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse íss "ice" and land "land, country".
JÓRVÍK   (Settlement)   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Icelandic and Old Norse form of York. It is believed to be derived from Old English Eoforwic, itself believed to be derived from Latin Eboracum possibly meaning "place of the yew trees".
LETTLAND   (Country)   Faroese, German, Icelandic, Swedish
Cognate of Latvia.
REYKJAVÍK   (Settlement)   Icelandic
Means "bay of smokes", from Old Norse reykir, plural of reykr “smoke” and vík "bay". Steam from hot springs in the region is said to have inspired Reykjavík's name.
SVÍÞJÓÐ   (Country)   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Icelandic and Old Norse form of SVERIGE.
ÞÝSKALAND   (Country)   Icelandic
Icelandic cognate of DEUTSCHLAND.
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