Type Body of Water & Country
Scripts Чад(Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian)

Meaning & History

From Arabic تشاد (Tshad), derived from a Kanuri word meaning "lake, large expanse of water". This is the name of a lake in central Africa, as well as the country that is named after it. The lake also borders Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTshad(Arabic) Čad(Bosnian) Čad(Croatian) Čad(Czech) Tchad(Danish) Tsjaad(Dutch) Tchad(French) Tschad(German) Ciad(Italian) Čad(Macedonian) Tsjad(Norwegian) Czad(Polish) Chade(Portuguese) Ciad(Romanian) Čad(Serbian) Čad(Slovak) Čad(Slovene) Tchad(Swedish)


Entry updated November 20, 2020