Place Names Categorized "uncertain etymology"

This is a list of place names in which the categories include uncertain etymology.
type
usage
Cyprus (Island & Country) English, Dutch
From Greek Κύπρος (Kypros), which may get its name from the cypress tree (Greek κυπάρισσος). This is the name of an island country in the eastern Mediterranean. Although considered one nation by most other countries, the northern part of the island is occupied by Turkish forces and claims independence.
Dee (River) Scottish
Possibly from a Celtic root meaning "divine". This is the name of a river in Scotland.
Ochtrup (Settlement) German
The name of a town in Germany, of uncertain meaning.
Shenandoah (River) English, Indigenous American, Iroquois
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Iroquois origin. This is the name of a river in the eastern United States.