Body of Water Place Names

Atlantic (Body of Water) English
From Greek Ἀτλαντικός (Atlantikos), derived from the name of the mythical island of Atlantis. Greek writers used this name to refer to the waters beyond the Pillars of Hercules (the Strait of Gibraltar).
Atlanticus (Body of Water) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Atlantic.
Atlantikos (Body of Water) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Atlantic.
Benim (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Benin.
Bénin (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) French
French form of Benin.
Benín (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) Spanish, Catalan, Icelandic
Spanish, Catalan and Icelandic form of Benin.
Benin (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Indonesian, Malay
From Portuguese Benim, derived from Itsekiri Ubinu, the name of the capital city of the historical Benin Kingdom (present-day Benin City in Nigeria). Allegedly it was initially named Ile-Ibinu meaning "land of anger" because of disputes between different factions. The Bight of Benin (a large bay) was named after the Benin Kingdom, and the modern country of Benin, west of Nigeria, was named after the bay in 1975 (formerly named Dahomey).
Čad (Body of Water & Country) Czech, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene
Czech, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Arabic تشاد (see Chad).
Chad (Body of Water & Country) English, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Malay
From Arabic تشاد (Tshad), derived from a Kanuri word meaning "lake, large expanse of water". This is the name of a lake in central Africa, as well as the country that is named after it. The lake also borders Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.
Chade (Body of Water & Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Chad.
Ciad (Body of Water & Country) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Chad.
Czad (Body of Water & Country) Polish
Polish form of Chad.
Endla (Body of Water) Estonian
From the medieval personal name Ent or Endo, which are of uncertain origin, possibly derivatives of the personal name Hendrik or Andres. This is the name of an Estonian lake often appearring in folk poetry.
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.
Tchad (Body of Water & Country) French, Danish, Swedish
French, Danish and Swedish form of Chad.
Tschad (Body of Water & Country) German
German form of Arabic تشاد (see Chad).
Tshad (Body of Water & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Chad.
Tsjaad (Body of Water & Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Arabic تشاد (see Chad).
Tsjad (Body of Water & Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Arabic تشاد (see Chad).
Victoria (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) English
From the given name Victoria. It has generally been bestowed in honour of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). This is the name of many places in the former British Empire, including an Australian state and a Canadian city.