Meaning & History
Derived from Hispania, the Latin name of the Iberian Peninsula, which is of uncertain origin. It could be derived from Punic I-Shaphan meaning "land of the rabbits".
Other Languages & CulturesHispania(Ancient Roman) Espainia(Basque) Španija(Bosnian) Espanya(Catalan) Espanya(Cebuano) Španjolska(Croatian) Španělsko(Czech) Spanien(Danish) Spanje(Dutch) Espanja(Finnish) Espagne(French) España(Galician) Spanien(German) Spanyol(Indonesian) Spagna(Italian) Sepanyol(Javanese) Spānija(Latvian) Ispanija(Lithuanian) Španija(Macedonian) Sepanyol(Malay) Spania(Norwegian) Hiszpania(Polish) Spania(Romanian) Španija(Serbian) Španielsko(Slovak) Španija(Slovene) España(Spanish) Spanien(Swedish) Espanya(Tagalog)
Entry updated July 2, 2017