KAILASH (Mountain) Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Possibly from Sanskrit केलास (kelas)
meaning "crystal". This is the name of a mountain in the Himalayas which is believed to be the paradise of the Hindu god Shiva
KANNE (Settlement) Dutch
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a town in the province of Limburg in Belgium.
KARMEL (Mountain) Biblical Hebrew
Means "garden, vineyard" in Hebrew. This is the name of a mountain in Israel mentioned in the Old Testament.
KENDAL (Settlement) English
From the name of the river KENT
combined with Old English dæl
meaning "valley, dale". This is the name of a town in Cumbria.
KENT (Political Subdivision & River) English
Possibly from a Brythonic element meaning "border, edge, coast". This is the name of a historic kingdom and modern county in southeastern England, called Cent
in Old English, Cantium
in Latin. It is also the name of a river in Cumbria, northwestern England.
KERRY (Political Subdivision) Irish
From Irish Gaelic Ciarraí
's people". This is the name of an Irish county.
KIMBERLEY (2) (Settlement) English
City in South Africa which was named after John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902). His title was taken from the name of the town of KIMBERLEY (1)
KONGO (Region, River & Country) Central African, Kongo, German, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of CONGO
KOREA (Country) English, German, Dutch, Finnish, Czech
From medieval Latin Corea
, itself derived from GORYEO
, the name of a kingdom which ruled most of the Korean Peninsula from the 10th to 14th centuries. This is the name of two countries, North and South Korea. Hanguk
are the Korean names for the countries.
KOUBE (Settlement) Japanese
Possibly means "shrine supporters", in reference to the families who tended the local Ikuta Shrine. This is the name of a city in Japan.
KOZŁÓW (Settlement) Polish
From Polish kozioł
meaning "male goat". This is the name of several Polish towns.
KOZŁOWO (Settlement) Polish
From Polish kozioł
meaning "male goat". This is the name of several towns in Poland.
KRAKÓW (Settlement) Polish
From the name of the city's legendary founder Krak
, of uncertain meaning. This is a city in southern Poland.
KYNASTON (Settlement) English
's town" in Old English. This is the name of hamlets in Herefordshire and Shropshire.