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Type Settlement
Scripts Νάντη(Greek) Нант (Russian) نانت (Arabic) 南特 (Chinese) ナント (japanese) 낭트 (Korean)
Pronounced Pron. NAH-nts  [key]
Other Forms FormsNaunnt,Nantt (Gallo) Naoned (Breton) Nannetes (Latin)

Meaning & History

Nantes is a settlement in France , founded in 70BC.
The name Nantes comes from the Gallic tribe Namnetes.
Namnetes names is uncertain , but may have came from the Gaulish root *nant- meaning "river" or from the pre-Celtic root *nanto meaning "valley".
Or from Amnites , another tribe name possibly meaning "men of the river".
Latinized from Κονδηούινκον (Kondēoúinkon) and Κονδιούινκον (Kondioúinkon).
Added 3/6/2023 by idkwhosotheralt