Place Names Starting with E

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Derived from Old English ea "river" and tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of several English towns.
EBORACUM(Settlement)Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of YORK.
'EDEN(Region)Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EDEN.
Means "place of pleasure" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament the Garden of Eden was the place where the first people, Adam and Eve, lived before they were expelled.
ÉIRE(Country & Island)Irish
Possibly means "abundant land" in Old Irish. This is the Irish name of the country and island of Ireland. According to legend the island was named for the goddess ÉRIU, though in fact it was she who was named for the island.
Modern Greek form of Ancient Greek ‘Ελλαδα (Hellada), derived from ‘Ελλην (Hellen) "Greek", which is of uncertain origin. This is the Greek endonym for Greece.
Dutch form of ENGLAND.
Old English form of ENGLAND.
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.
ERAN(Country)Ancient Persian
Middle Persian form of IRAN.
ÉRIU(Country & Island)Ancient Irish
Old Irish form of ÉIRE.
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.
Spanish form of SLOVAKIA.
French form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
Basque form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
ESPAÑA(Country)Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
Catalan form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
ESSEN(Settlement)German, English
From older Astnide, possibly a derivative of Old High German asc meaning "ash tree". This is the name of a city in Germany, founded in the 9th century.
Spanish form of STOCKHOLM.
From Greek Αιθιοπια (Aithiopia), derived from αιθω (aitho) meaning "to burn" and ωψ (ops) meaning "face", referring to the skin colour of the inhabitants. This is the name of a country in eastern Africa.
French form of ETHIOPIA.
Portuguese form of ETHIOPIA.
ETIOPIA(Country)Italian, Polish
Italian and Polish form of ETHIOPIA.
ETIOPIJA(Country)Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of ETHIOPIA.
Means "the new house", from Basque etxe "house" and berri "new". This was the name of a village (and castle) in Navarre where the saint Francis Xavier was born.
EUPHRATES(River)English, Greek, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek
From Greek Ευφρατης (Euphrates), the name of a river in Mesopotamia. It is derived from Old Persian Ufratu, itself from Elamite or Sumerian, of unknown meaning.
EURIPOS(Body of Water)Ancient Greek
Possibly from Greek ευ (eu) "good" and ‘ριπη (rhipe) "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.
From Old English ea "river" and worþ "enclosure". This is the name of a town in Northumberland, England.