Place Names Starting with T

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TAHRAN (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of TEHRAN.
TAILAND (Country) Russian
Russian form of THAILAND (probably via English).
TAILANDIA (Country) Spanish, Italian
Spanish form and Italian variant of THAILAND (probably via English).
TAJLANDIA (Country) Polish
Polish form of THAILAND (probably via English).
TALIANSKO (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Italia (see ITALY).
TARAH (Settlement) Biblical
A place name (an encampment) used in some versions of the Old Testament. It is identical to the personal name TERAH.
TATHAM (Settlement) English
From the Old English given name TATA combined with ham meaning "homestead". This is the name of a town in Lancashire.
TATTON (Settlement) English
From the Old English given name TATA combined with tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of a town in Cheshire.
TCHAD (Body of Water & Country) French, Danish, Swedish
French, Danish and Swedish form of CHAD.
TCHÉCOSLOVAQUIE (Country) French
French form of CZECHOSLOVAKIA.
TCHÉQUIE (Country) French
French form of ČECHY, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
TÉHÉRAN (Settlement) French
French form of TEHRAN.
TEHERAN (Settlement) German, Italian
German and Italian form of TEHRAN.
TEHRAN (Settlement) Persian, English
From Persian تهران (Tehran), meaning unknown. This is the name of the capital city of Iran.
TEMAN (Settlement) Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "right hand" or "south" in Hebrew. This is an Edomite town in the Old Testament, supposedly named for a grandson of Esau.
TERACH (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TARAH.
THAI (Country) Thai
Possibly from a Thai root meaning "person". This is the Thai word for Thailand, usually written in the compounds เมืองไทย (Meueng Thaiy) meaning "region of Thailand", ประเทศไทย (Prathet Thaiy) meaning "nation of Thailand" or ราชอาณาจักรไทย (Rachanachakn Thaiy) meaning "kingdom of Thailand".
THAILAND (Country) English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Combination of THAI and land. This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia, formerly called Siam.
THAÏLANDE (Country) French
French form of THAILAND (probably via English).
THAILANDIA (Country) Italian
Italian form of THAILAND (probably via English).
THORNLEY (Settlement) English
From Old English þorn "thorn" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of several towns in England and Scotland.
THORNTON (Settlement) English
From Old English þorn "thorn" and tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of several English towns.
TIMBUKTU (Settlement) English, Arabic, Central African, Bamileke
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Songhai meaning "hollow, hole", or from Berber meaning "place of small dunes". This is the name of a city in central Mali. Descriptions of the city's wealth and remoteness first reached Europe from the 16th-century Berber author Leo Africanus. Since then the city has been used in Western Culture as a symbol for a distant, mysterious place.
TŌKYŌ (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of TOKYO.
TOKYO (Settlement) Japanese, English, French
From Japanese () meaning "east" and (kyō) meaning "capital city". This is the name of the capital of Japan.
TOMBOUCTOU (Settlement) French
French form of TIMBUKTU.
TOMBUCTÚ (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of TIMBUKTU.
TÓQUIO (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of TOKYO.
TRACY (Settlement) French
Derived from the given name THRACIUS. This is the name of communes in Calvados, France.
TREFOR (Settlement) Welsh
Means "big village" from Welsh tref "village" and mawr "large". This is the name of a town in Gwynedd, Wales.
TRENT (1) (River) English
River in England, possibly from the Celtic elements tri "across" and sant "travel", a reference to its frequent floodings.
TRENT (2) (Settlement) English
English form of TRENTO.
TRENTO (Settlement) Italian
Derived from Latin Tridentum meaning "three teeth", a reference to three surrounding hills. This is the name of a city in Trentino, Italy.
TRENTON (Settlement) English
Means "TRENT's town". This is the name of a New Jersey city established in the 17th century by William Trent.
TSCHAD (Body of Water & Country) German
German form of CHAD.
TSCHECHIEN (Country) German
German form of ČECHY, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
TSCHECHOSLOWAKEI (Country) German
German form of CZECHOSLOVAKIA.
TSHAD (Body of Water & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of CHAD.
TSJAD (Body of Water & Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of CHAD.
TUKHOLMA (Settlement) Finnish
Finnish form of STOCKHOLM.
TUMBUTU (Settlement) Northern African, Koyra Chiini
Koyra Chiini form of TIMBUKTU.
TURCHIA (Country) Italian
Italian form of Turcia (see TURKEY).
TURCIA (Country) Late Roman
Latin form of TURKEY.
TÜRKEI (Country) German
German form of Turcia (see TURKEY).
TURKEY (Country) English
From Latin Turcia, derived from the ethnonym Turk, which is from Old Turkic possibly meaning "ancestry". This is the name of a country situated on the Anatolian peninsula.
TÜRKİYE (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of TURKEY.
TURKIYYA (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of TURKEY.
TURQUÍA (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Turcia (see TURKEY).
TURQUIA (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Turcia (see TURKEY).
TURQUIE (Country) French
French form of Turcia (see TURKEY).
TYRONE (Political Subdivision) Irish
From Irish Gaelic Tir Eoghain meaning "land of EOGHAN". This is the name of a county in Northern Ireland.
TYSKLAND (Country) Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Swedish, Norwegian and Danish form of DEUTSCHLAND.