Place Names of Length 7

This is a list of place names in which the length is 7.
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Abilene (Region) Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably from Hebrew אָבֵל ('avel) meaning "meadow, grassy place". This is the name of a place briefly mentioned in the New Testament.
Afrique (Region) French
French form of Africa.
Ägypten (Country) German
German form of Egypt.
Albania (Region & Country) Late Roman, English, Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, Finnish, Polish, Indonesian, Malay
Medieval Latin name for the region that was once occupied by the Illyrian tribe called Albanoi. This is the name of a country in the Balkans.
Albanie (Country) French
French form of Albania.
Algeria (Country) English, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Finnish
The name of a country in North Africa, named after its capital city Algiers.
Algérie (Country) French
French form of Algeria.
Algiers (Settlement) English, Dutch
From Arabic الجزائر (al-Jaza'ir) meaning "the islands". This is the name of the capital city of Algeria, so named because of the islands in its bay.
América (Region) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of America, used to refer to the continents.
Amèrica (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of America, used to refer to the continents.
America (Region & Country) English, Italian, Romanian, Late Roman
From the name of the explorer Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512). This is the name of two continents (North and South America). As well, it is commonly used to refer to the United States of America.
Amerika (Region & Country) German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Luxembourgish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Hungarian, Hebrew, Albanian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Georgian, Tatar, Bashkir, Chechen, Kazakh, Uzbek, Indonesian, Malay, Japanese
Form of America, used to refer to the continents and sometimes to the United States of America.
Ameryka (Region & Country) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of America, used to refer to the continents and the United States of America.
Angliya (Country) Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of England.
Antwerp (Settlement) English
From Dutch Antwerpen, meaning uncertain, perhaps from Dutch werf meaning "wharf". This is the name of a city in Belgium.
Appleby (Settlement) English
Derived from Old English æppel "apple" and Old Norse býr "farm, settlement". This is the name of towns in England.
Arbënia (Country) Albanian (Archaic)
Albanian form of Albania. This is no longer used as the official Albanian name of the country, which is now Shqipëri.
Argélia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Algeria.
Argelia (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Algeria.
Arménia (Country) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Armenia.
Armênia (Country) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Armenia.
Armenia (Country) English, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Polish, Greek, Norwegian, Finnish, Indonesian, Malay, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek
From Greek Ἀρμενία (Armenia), which was from Old Persian Armina, which is itself probably of Armenian origin. This is the name of a country in the Caucasus region, called Hayastan in Armenian.
Arménie (Country) French, Czech
French and Czech form of Armenia.
Armenië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Armenia.
Asisium (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Assisi.
Assiria (Region) Italian
Italian form of Assyria.
Assyria (Region) English, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek
From Greek Ἀσσυρία (Assyria), derived from Akkadian Ashurayu, itself from the name of the empire's capital city Ashur. This was the name of an ancient Mesopotamian kingdom and empire.
Assyrie (Region) French
French form of Assyria.
Astnide (Settlement) Old High German (Latinized)
Old German (Latinized) form of Essen.
Athenae (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Athens.
Athenai (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Athens.
Athènes (Settlement) French
French form of Athens.
Aubigny (Settlement) French
From the Gallo-Roman given name Albinus. This is the name of several French communes.
Avonlea (Settlement) Literature
Created by Lucy Maud Montgomery as the setting for her novel Anne of Green Gables (1908). She may have based the name on the Arthurian island of Avalon, though it also resembles the river name Avon and leah "woodland, clearing".
Babylon (Settlement) English, German, Dutch, Biblical, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of Akkadian 𒆍𒀭𒊏𒆠 (Babili), which appears to mean "gateway of God", from Akkadian 𒆍 (babu) meaning "gate" and 𒀭 (ilu) meaning "God", though it may in fact derive from a non-Semitic language. This was the name of a major city in ancient Mesopotamia, the capital of the Babylonian Empire. It was located in present-day Iraq.
Bavaria (Political Subdivision) English, Late Roman
From Late Latin Baiovarii, the name of a Germanic tribe, named after an earlier Gaulish tribe the Boii. This is the name of a state in Germany (called Bayern in German).
Baviera (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Bavaria.
Beesley (Settlement) English
From Old English beos "bent grass" and leah "woodland, clearing". This was the name of a hamlet or farm in Lancashire, England.
Beijing (Settlement) Chinese, English, Korean
From Chinese (běi) meaning "north" and (jīng) meaning "capital city". This is the name of the capital of China.
Bélarus (Country) French
French form of Belarus.
Belarús (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Belarus.
Belarus (Country) Belarusian, Russian, English, Portuguese, Indonesian, Malay
Means "white Russia", from the Slavic root белъ (belu) meaning "white" and Rus. This is the name of a country in eastern Europe. Many languages use a translation of "white Russia" to refer to the country, for example German Weißrussland and Swedish Vitryssland.
Belarus' (Country) Belarusian
Alternate transcription of Belarusian Беларусь (see Belarus).
Bélgica (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Belgium.
Belgica (Region & Political Subdivision) Ancient Roman
Derived from the Belgae, a Celtic-Germanic confederation of tribes that inhabited northern Gaul (modern Belgium). Their name is probably derived from a Celtic root meaning "to swell with anger".
Belgien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Belgium.
Beļģija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Belgium.
Belgija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Belgium.
Belgium (Country) English, Hungarian, Malay
From Latin Belgica, a province in the Roman Empire. Since 1830 this is the name of a country in western Europe. Dutch and French are the main spoken languages.
Belgiya (Country) Russian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek
Russian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik and Uzbek form of Belgium.
Benetke (Settlement) Slovene
Slovene form of Venice.
Bentley (Settlement) English
From Old English beonet "bent grass" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of several English towns.
Bergamo (Settlement) Italian, English
From Latin Bergomum, possibly from a Celtic word meaning "mountain". This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Betânia (Settlement) Biblical Portuguese
Portuguese form of Bethany.
Betania (Settlement) Biblical Spanish, Biblical Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Bethany.
Bethany (Settlement) Biblical
From Greek Βηθανία (Bethania), which is of uncertain meaning. The first part of the name is derived from Hebrew/Aramaic בַּיִת (bayit) meaning "house". Suggestions for the second part of the name include עָנָה ('anah) leading to "house of affliction" or תְּאֵנָה (te'enah) leading to "house of figs". In the New Testament the town of Bethany is the home of Lazarus and his sisters Mary and Martha.
Bharata (Country) Sanskrit, Indian, Kannada
Sanskrit and Kannada form of Bharat.
Bilorus (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Belarus.
Bloxham (Settlement) English
From the Old English byname Blocca and ham meaning "home, homestead". This is the name of a town in Oxfordshire.
Bocvana (Country) Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene
Form of Botswana in several languages.
Bohemia (Region) English, Spanish, Late Roman
From Latin Boiohaemum, from the name of the Gaulish tribe the Boii combined with Germanic heim "home". This is the name of a historical region within the Czech Republic. The region is called Čechy in Czech, while the country is called Česko.
Bolívia (Country) Portuguese, Catalan, Hungarian
Portuguese, Catalan and Hungarian form of Bolivia.
Bolivia (Country) Spanish, English, Italian, Dutch, Georgian, Indonesian, Malay
From the surname Bolívar, in honour of the revolutionary Simón Bolívar. This is the name of a country in South America.
Bolivie (Country) French
French form of Bolivia.
Bolivië (Country) Southern African, Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bolivia.
Bologna (Settlement) Italian, English, German
From Latin Bononia, possibly derived from a Celtic word meaning "settlement". This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Bologne (Settlement) French
French form of Bologna.
Bolonia (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Bologna.
Bononia (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Bologna.
Bradley (Settlement) English
From Old English brad "broad" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of several towns in England.
Brasile (Country) Italian
Italian form of Brazil.
Bretaña (Region & Island) Spanish
Spanish form of Britain and Brittany. Great Britain is called Gran Bretaña in Spanish.
Bristol (Settlement) English
Name of a city in southwest England, derived from Old English Brycgstow meaning "the site of the bridge".
Britain (Island) English
From Britannia, the Latin name for the island of Great Britain, the land of the Britons. It derives from the name of the Britons, recorded in Greek in the 4th century BC as Πρεττανική (Prettanike), and reconstructed as Proto-Brythonic *Priteni, possibly meaning "tattooed people".
Buckley (Settlement) English
From Old English bucc "buck, male deer" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of a few minor towns in England.
Buganda (Region & Political Subdivision) Eastern African, Ganda
The name of a region within Uganda and also the root of the country's name (see Uganda).
Buriten (Island & Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Britain.
Burnham (Settlement) English
From Old English burna "stream, spring" and ham "home". This is the name of several towns in England.
Caiatia (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Caiazzo.
Caiazzo (Settlement) Italian
From Latin Caiatia, a derivative of the given name Caius. This is the name of a city near Naples.
Caivano (Settlement) Italian
From Latin Calvianum, a derivative of the cognomen Calvus. This is the name of a city near Naples.
Cantium (Region) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Kent.
Carpați (Region) Romanian
Romanian form of Carpathians.
Castela (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Castile.
Castile (Region) English
From Spanish Castilla, ultimately from Late Latin castellum meaning "castle". This was the name of a medieval kingdom in Spain.
Cawston (Settlement) English
From the Old Norse given name Kálfr combined with Old English tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of towns in Norfolk and Warwickshire.
Ceaster (Settlement) Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Chester.
Chelsea (Settlement) English
Originally derived from Old English and meaning "landing place for chalk or limestone". This is a district in London.
Chester (Settlement) English
From Latin castrum meaning "camp, fortress". This is the name of a city in Cheshire, England.
Chousen (Country & Region) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 朝鮮 (see Chōsen).
Chūgoku (Country & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Zhongguo, used to refer to China. It is also the name of a region in western Japan.
Ciarraí (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish Gaelic form of Kerry.
Cologne (Settlement) French, English
French form of Latin Colonia, shortened from Colonia Agrippina meaning "colony of Agrippina", named after the wife of Emperor Claudius. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Colonia (Settlement) Ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish
Latin form of Cologne, as well as the Italian and Spanish form.
Cremona (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Italian
Probably from the name of the Celtic tribe the Cenomani, or possibly from a pre-Latin word meaning "stone". This is the name of a city and province in northern Italy.
Croacia (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Croatia.
Croatia (Country) English, Late Roman
From Croatian Hrvatska, from medieval Slavic Khorvatu, of unknown meaning. This is the name of a country in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe.
Croatie (Country) French
French form of Croatia.
Croazia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Croatia.
Cuinchy (Settlement) French
From older Quintiacum, derived from the personal name Quintus plus the local suffix -acum. This is the name of a village in France.
Czajków (Settlement) Polish
Derived from Polish czajka meaning "lapwing (bird)". This is the name of several towns in Poland.
Czechia (Country) English
English form of Čechy (via Polish Czechy), used as an alternative name for the Czech Republic (and not as a name for Bohemia).
Damasco (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Damascus.
Dameshq (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Damascus.
Danmark (Country) Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Danish, Swedish and Norwegian form of Denmark.
Danmörk (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Denmark.
Danmǫrk (Country) Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Denmark.
Delphoi (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Delphi.
Denmark (Country) English
From Danish Danmark, derived from the ethnic name Dane, which is possibly from Germanic den meaning "low ground", combined with mark meaning "borderland". This is the name of a country in northern Europe.
Dimashq (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Damascus.
England (Country) English, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
From Old English Englaland meaning "land of the Angles", the Angles being one of the Germanic tribes that settled in the area in the post-Roman period.
Escócia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Scotland.
Escocia (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Scotland.
Esharra (Other) Ancient Assyrian
From Sumerian 𒂍 (e) meaning "temple, house" and 𒊹 (shar) meaning "totality, world". This was the name of the main temple dedicated to the god Ashur in the city of Ashur.
Espagne (Country) French
French form of Hispania (see Spain).
Espanja (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Hispania (see Spain).
Espanya (Country) Catalan, Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Catalan, Tagalog and Cebuano form of Hispania (see Spain).
Estland (Country) German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish form of Estonia.
Estonia (Country) English, Italian, Spanish, Indonesian, Malay, Late Roman
From Estonian eesti meaning "Estonian", a word borrowed from Low German in the 17th century. It is of uncertain origin. It could be from a Germanic rendering of the Baltic tribe of the Aesti, mentioned by the Roman historian Tacitus.
Etiópia (Country) Portuguese, Hungarian
Portuguese and Hungarian form of Aethiopia (see Ethiopia).
Etiopía (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Aethiopia (see Ethiopia).
Etiopia (Country) Italian, Polish, Norwegian, Finnish, Georgian, Korean, Indonesian
Italian, Polish, Norwegian, Finnish, Georgian, Korean and Indonesian form of Aethiopia (see Ethiopia).
Euripos (Body of Water) Ancient Greek
Possibly from Greek εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ῥιπή (rhipe) meaning "throw, swing". This was the name of the strait between Euboea and Boeotia.
Euripus (Body of Water) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Euripos.
Evripos (Body of Water) Greek
Modern Greek of Euripos.
Faransa (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of France.
Farnham (Settlement) English
From Old English fearn "fern" and ham "home" or ham "water meadow, enclosure". This is the name of several towns in England, notably in Surrey.
Fidschi (Country) German
German form of Fiji.
Filipów (Settlement) Polish
Derived from the given name Filip. This is the name of a town in Poland.
Finland (Country) English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Malay
From Old Norse Finnr, which referred to the Finn and Sami peoples, combined with land. This is the name of a country in northern Europe, called Suomi in Finnish.
Firipin (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Philippines.
Flandre (Region) French
French form of Flanders.
Foulden (Settlement) English
From Old English fugol meaning "bird" and dun meaning "hill". This is the name of a town in Norfolk.
Francia (Country) Late Roman, Italian, Spanish
Latin form of France.
Francie (Country) Czech
Czech form of France.
Francja (Country) Polish
Polish form of France.
Franken (Region) German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Franconia.
Furansu (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of France.
Geórgia (Country & Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Georgia 1 or Georgia 2.
Georgia 1 (Country) English, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian, Finnish, Greek, Late Roman
Possibly of Persian origin, maybe from Middle Persian gurg meaning "wolf". In Europe the name was long explained as derived from the given name George. This is the name of a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. It is called Sakartvelo in Georgian.
Georgia 2 (Political Subdivision & Country) English, Spanish, Italian, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch
From the given name George, named in honour of the British king George II. This was the name of an American colony, later a state.
Géorgie (Country & Political Subdivision) French
French form of Georgia 1 or Georgia 2.
Georgië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Georgia 1.
Germany (Country) English
From Latin Germania, first attested in the writings of Julius Caesar, used to refer to the areas east of the Rhine and north of the Danube. The origin of the term is uncertain. This is an English exonym corresponding to German Deutschland.
Graecia (Country) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Greece.
Gruziya (Country) Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of Gorj, used as the name for the country of Georgia.
Harford (Settlement) English
From Old English heort "hart, male deer" or here "army" combined with ford "ford, river crossing". This is the name of towns in England.
Hellada (Country) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Ellada.
Holland 1 (Political Subdivision & Country) Dutch, English, German, Danish, Icelandic
From Old Dutch holt "forest" and lant "land". This is the name of two provinces (North and South Holland) in the Netherlands. It is sometimes informally used to refer to the entire country of the Netherlands.
Holland 2 (Settlement) English
From Old English hoh "point of land, heel" and land "land". This is the name of several towns in England.
Holsten (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish
Danish form of Holstein.
Hongrie (Country) French
French form of Hungary.
Houston (Settlement) Scottish, English
Means "Hugh's town", from the given name Hugh and Old English tun meaning "enclosure, town". This is the name of a town in Scotland. The American city of Houston is named after the Texas president Sam Houston (1793-1863), whose surname is derived from the Scottish town.
Hrvaška (Country) Slovene
Slovene form of Croatia.
Hungary (Country) English
From Latin Hungaria, derived from Byzantine Greek Οὔγγροι (Oungroi), from Turkic Onogur meaning "ten tribes". This is the name of a country in eastern Europe that was settled by the Hungarians in the 9th century. Because they were identified with the Huns, the H was added to the beginning of their Latin name. The Hungarian name for the country is Magyarország.
Hungría (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Hungary.
Hungria (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Hungary.
Ierland (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Ireland.
Indiana (Political Subdivision) English
Means "land of the Indians". This is the name of an American state.
Ireland (Country & Island) English
Derived from Irish Gaelic Éire and English land.
Irlanda (Country & Island) Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian
Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Romanian form of Ireland.
Irlande (Country & Island) French
French form of Ireland.
Israele (Country) Italian
Italian form of Israel.
Israhel (Country) Biblical Latin
Latin form of Israel.
Italien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Italia (see Italy).
Itālija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Italia (see Italy).
Italija (Country) Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Italia (see Italy).
Italiya (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Italia (see Italy).
Izrayil (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Israel.
Jankowo (Settlement) Polish
From the given name Janek. This is the name of several towns in Poland.
Japonia (Country) Polish, Romanian, Albanian
Polish, Romanian and Albanian form of Japão (see Japan).
Jericho (Settlement) English, Biblical
Meaning uncertain, possibly related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant". This is the name of a city in Palestine, mentioned several times in the Old Testament.
Jordaan (River) Dutch
Dutch form of Jordan (the river).
Jungguk (Country) Korean
Korean form of Zhongguo.
Jurjiya (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Gorj. This is the Arabic name for the country of Georgia.
Kailash (Mountain) Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Possibly from Sanskrit केलास (kelas) meaning "crystal". This is the name of a mountain in the Himalayas that is believed to be the paradise of the Hindu god Shiva.
Karpati (Region) Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of Carpathians.
Karpaty (Region) Polish, Slovak, Czech
Polish, Slovak and Czech form of Carpathians.
Kozłowo (Settlement) Polish
From Polish kozioł meaning "male goat". This is the name of several towns in Poland.
Kroasië (Country) Southern African, Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Croatia.
Kroatia (Country) Norwegian, Finnish, Greek
Norwegian, Finnish and Greek form of Croatia.
Kroatië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Croatia.
Langley (Settlement) English
From Old English lang "long" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of numerous towns in the United Kingdom and North America.
Latharn (Region) Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of Lorne.
Libéria (Country) French, Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovak
French, Portuguese, Hungarian and Slovak form of Liberia.
Liberia (Country) English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian, Spanish, Polish
Derived from Latin liber meaning "free". This was the name of a colony established in western Africa by free African Americans in the 1820s. It declared its independence in 1847, and was one of only two independent countries in Africa in the early 20th century (along with Ethiopia).
Lietuva (Country) Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian form of Lithuania.
Lincoln (Settlement) English
Derived from Brythonic lindo "lake, pool" and Latin colonia "colony". This is a city in eastern England, called Lindum Colonia by the Romans.
Lindsey (Region) English
Means "Lincoln island" in Old English. This is the name of a region and historical kingdom in Lincolnshire.
Linwood (Settlement) English
From Old English lind "linden tree" and wudu meaning "wood, forest". This is the name of a few English towns.
Litauen (Country) German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish form of Lithuania.
Londres (Settlement) French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of London.
Macedon (Region) English
English variant of Macedonia, used to refer to the ancient region.
Madinah (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Medina, usually written with the definite article: المدينة (al-Madinah).
Maghreb (Region) English
English form of Maghrib (the region).
Maghrib (Region & Country) Arabic
From Arabic المغرب (al-Maghrib) meaning "the place of the sunset, the west". This is the Arabic name of Morocco as well as the entire region of western North Africa (known as the Maghreb in English). In Arabic the name is usually written with the definite article: المغرب (al-Maghrib).
Marches (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Marche.
Marocco (Country) Italian
Italian form of Morocco.
Marocko (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Morocco.
Marokko (Country) German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkmen, Mongolian
Form of Morocco in several languages.
Maxwell (Settlement) Scottish
Means "Mack's stream", from the name Mack, a short form of the Scandinavian name Magnus, combined with Old English well "well stream". This is the name of a place in Roxburghshire, Scotland.
Mehhiko (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Mexico (referring only to the country, not the capital city).
Mehxico (Country & Settlement) Aztec
Nahuatl form of Mexico.
Meißen (Settlement) German
Probably of Slavic origin. This is the name of a town in eastern Germany.
Meissen (Settlement) German, English, French
Form of Meißen.
Meksiko (Country & Settlement) Finnish, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Southern African, Indian, Afrikaans, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Indonesian
Finnish, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Afrikaans, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali and Indonesian form of Mexico. In Finnish it refers only to the country, not the capital city.
Memphis (Settlement) English, Ancient Egyptian (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian mn-nfr meaning "enduring beauty". This was the name of an important city in Lower Egypt, serving as the capital during the Old Kingdom period. It acquired its current name in the New Kingdom period from a nearby pyramid of Pepi I. This is also the name of a city in Tennessee.
Mendoza (Settlement) Basque
From Basque mendi "mountain" and hotz "cold". This is the name of a town in Álava, Spain.
Messana (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Earlier Latin form of Messina.
Messene (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Meaning unknown. This was the name of an ancient Greek city on the Peloponnese.
Messico (Country & Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Mexico.
Messina (Settlement) Italian, English
Later form of Messana, the Latin form of Messene. This is the name of a city on Sicily. Founded by Greek settlers as Zankle, it was renamed in honour of the Greek city of Messene in the 5th century BC.
Mexique (Country) French
French form of Mexico (referring only to the country, not the capital city).
Mianmar (Country) Hungarian, Bulgarian, Portuguese
Hungarian and Bulgarian form of Myanmar, as well as a Portuguese variant.
Midgård (Region) Norse Mythology
Swedish and Danish form of Midgard.
Midgard (Region) Norse Mythology
From Old Norse Miðgarðr meaning "middle enclosure". In Norse mythology this is the name of the realm where humans live.
Miyanma (Country) Thai, Khmer
Thai and Khmer form of Myanmar.
Mjanmar (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Myanmar.
Montana (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from Latin montanus "mountainous". This is the name of an American state.
Morocco (Country) English
The name of a country in North Africa, named after the city Marrakesh. In Arabic the country is named al-Maghrib (see Maghrib).
Myanmar (Country) English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch, French, Czech, Romanian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Turkish, Indian, Hindi
From Burmese မြန်မာ (Myanma), the name of the main Burmese ethnic group (also called the Bamar), which is of unknown origin. This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia. It was formerly called Burma, derived from a variant of this term.
Natzrat (Settlement) Ancient Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of Nazareth.
Nemačka (Country) Serbian
Serbian (Ekavian) variant of Njemačka.
Nemčija (Country) Slovene
Slovene cognate of Niemcy, used as the Slovene name of Germany.
Německo (Country) Czech
Czech cognate of Niemcy, used as the Czech name of Germany.
Nemecko (Country) Slovak
Slovak cognate of Niemcy, used as the Slovak name of Germany.
Niftrik (Settlement) Dutch
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands.
Nigéria (Country) Portuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of Nigeria.
Nigeria (Country) English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Romanian, Albanian, Georgian
From the name of the Niger River, applied in the 19th century to the British colonial territory in western Africa. It continued to be used after the territory became an independent country in 1960.
Nigérie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Nigeria.
Nigiria (Country) Greek
Greek form of Nigeria.
Nineveh (Settlement) English, Biblical
From Akkadian 𒉌𒉡𒀀 (Ninua), possibly related to 𒄩 (nūnu) meaning "fish". When written, the name is usually prefixed with 𒌷 indicating a city. This may have referred to an aspect of Ishtar, as from an early time the city was a center of worship of the goddess. The cuneiform symbols used to represent the city's name depict a fish within a house.... [more]
Nineweh (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Nineveh.
Noorweë (Country) Southern African, Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Norway.
Noruega (Country) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Norway.
Ochtrup (Settlement) German
The name of a town in Germany, of uncertain meaning.
Oeganda (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Uganda.
Olympos (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Greek
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the highest mountain in Greece. According to legend is the home of the Greek gods.
Olympus (Mountain) English, Dutch, Greek Mythology
Latinized form of Olympos.
Orléans (Settlement) French
French form of Aurelianum, the name of a city in central France. The city in Louisiana, La Nouvelle-Orléans or New Orleans, was named after Philippe II, the Duke of Orléans.
Orleans (Settlement) English
English form of Orléans. This is the name of several towns in the Americas, notably the city of New Orleans in Louisiana.
Orusiya (Country) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Russia.
Ouganda (Country) French
French form of Uganda.
Pays-Bas (Country) French
From French pays "country, land" and bas "low". This is the French name for the Netherlands (for which it is also a translation).
Pechino (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Beijing.
Persien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Persia.
Poljska (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and Slovene form of Poland.
Pologne (Country) French
French form of Poland.
Polónia (Country) Portuguese (European)
Portuguese form of Poland.
Polônia (Country) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Poland.
Polonia (Country) Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Greek
Italian, Spanish, Romanian and Greek form of Poland.
Qahirah (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Cairo, usually written with the definite article: القاهرة (al-Qahirah).
Ravenna (Settlement) Italian
Meaning unknown, probably of Etruscan origin. This is the name of a city in Italy.
Romagna (Region & Political Subdivision) Italian, English, German
From Latin Romania, in this case the name of a historic region on the Adriatic coast of Italy (part of the modern administrative region of Emilia-Romagna).
Romagne (Region & Political Subdivision) French
French form of Romagna.
Románia (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Romania.
România (Country) Romanian
Romanian form of Romania.
Romania (Country & Region) English, Italian, Ancient Roman
From Latin meaning "land of the Romans" (see Rome). This is the name of a country in eastern Europe, so named in the 16th century because of its historic and linguistic connections to the Roman Empire.... [more]
Romênia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Romania.
Romiley (Settlement) English
From Old English rum "roomy, spacious" and leah "woodland, clearing". This was the name of a town that is now part of Greater Manchester.
Romilly (Settlement) French
From the Latin name Romilius, a derivative of Romulus. This is the name of several communes in northern France.
Rossiya (Country) Russian
Russian form of Russia.
Royston (Settlement) English
Means "Royse's town" in Old English. The given name Royse was a medieval variant of Rose. This is the name of a town in Hertfordshire.
Rumania (Country) Spanish, Albanian, Indonesian
Spanish, Albanian and Indonesian form of Romania.
Rusiyeh (Country) Persian
Persian form of Russia.
Rusland (Country) Dutch, Danish
Dutch and Danish cognate of Russland.
Sachsen (Region & Political Subdivision) German
German form of Saxony.
Samarra (Settlement) Arabic, English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French, German
This is the name of a city in Iraq, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate in the 9th century. It was possibly built at the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Surmarrati, which is of uncertain meaning.
Santana (Settlement) Portuguese
The name of several places in the Portuguese-speaking world, in honour of Saint Anna.
Sarbiya (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Serbia.
Schoorl (Settlement) Dutch
From older Scoronlo, meaning "forest by the shore" in Dutch. This is the name of a town in the province of Noord-Holland in the Netherlands.
Schweiz (Country) German, Swedish
From the name of the town and canton of Schwyz. This is the German and Swedish name of Switzerland.
Schwytz (Settlement & Political Subdivision) French
French form of Schwyz.
Sciacca (Settlement) Italian
Meaning uncertain, perhaps of Arabic origin. This is the name of a town on Sicily.
Seeland (Political Subdivision & Country) German
German form of Zealand.
Sénégal (River & Country) French
French form of Senegal.
Senegal (River & Country) Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Swedish, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Turkish, Armenian, Persian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek, Turkmen, Mongolian, Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Korean, Indonesian, Filipino, Malay, Tagalog
From Portuguese, possibly from the name of the Berber Zenaga people of northern Senegal. This is the name of a river in western Africa, and a country named after it. It gained independence from France in 1960.
Serbien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Serbia.
Serbija (Country) Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian form of Serbia.
Shannon (River) Irish
Probably from Old Irish sen meaning "old, ancient". This is the name of a river in Ireland. It is personified by the goddess Sionann.
Shirley (Settlement) English
From Old English scir "bright" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of several towns in England.
Silesia (Region) English, Spanish, Ancient Roman
From Mount Ślęża or the River Ślęza. This is the name of a historical region in southern Poland, with portions in the Czech Republic and Germany.
Silésie (Region) French
French form of Silesia.
Škótsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Scotland.
Skotsko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Scotland.
Slezsko (Region) Czech
Czech form of Silesia.
Somalia (Country) English, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Romanian, Greek, Albanian, Indonesian, Malay
From the ethnic name Somali, of uncertain meaning. The Somali people connect it to their mythical ancestor Samaale. Italian and British colonists applied the ethnic name to the Horn of Africa region in the 19th century. It became an independent country in 1960.
Somalie (Country) French
French form of Somalia.
Somalië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Somalia.
Spanien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Hispania (see Spain).
Španija (Country) Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Spānija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Spanyol (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Švedska (Country) Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Sweden.
Sverige (Country) Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Swedish svear "Swede" and rike "realm, kingdom". This is the Swedish, Norwegian and Danish name for Sweden.
Szkocja (Country) Polish
Polish form of Scotland.
Tailand (Country) Russian
Russian form of Thailand (probably via English).
Tajland (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and Macedonian form of Thailand.
Tatawin (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Tataouine.