Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SPAYN
  [key·IPA]

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".

Related Names

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