Baltic Place Names

These names are used by Baltic peoples.
type
usage
Albānija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Albania.
Albanija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene and Lithuanian form of Albania.
Amerika (Region & Country) German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Luxembourgish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Hungarian, Hebrew, Albanian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Georgian, Kazakh, Uzbek, Tatar, Bashkir, Chechen, Indonesian, Malay, Japanese
Form of America, used to refer to the continents and sometimes to the United States of America.
Angola (Country) Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Georgian, Armenian, Indonesian, Malay
Portuguese form of Ngola, the royal title of the kings of Ndongo, an African kingdom that was conquered by the Portuguese in the 17th-century. It was a Portuguese colony until 1975, when it became an independent country.
Argentīna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Argentina.
Argentina (Country) Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Lithuanian, Hebrew, Georgian, Azerbaijani, Indonesian, Malay
From Latin argentinus meaning "silvery", a derivative of argentum meaning "silver". This is the name of a country in South America, arising from a Latinized form of Spanish Río de la Plata meaning "river of silver".
Armėnija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Armenia.
Armēnija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Armenia.
Atėnai (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Athens.
Atēnas (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Athens.
Austrālija (Region & Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Australia.
Australija (Region & Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and Lithuanian form of Australia.
Austrija (Country) Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Latvian and Lithuanian form of Austria.
Azija (Region) Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian
Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian and Macedonian form of Asia.
Bahreina (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Bahrain.
Bahreinas (Country & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bahrain.
Bangladeša (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Bangladesh.
Bangladešas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bangladesh.
Beļģija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Belgium.
Belgija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Belgium.
Bolīvija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Bolivia.
Bolivija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Bolivia.
Botsvāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Botswana.
Brazīlija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Brazil.
Brazilija (Country) Lithuanian, Slovene
Lithuanian and Slovene form of Brazil.
Bruneja (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Brunei.
Brunėjus (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Brunei.
Čīle (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Chile.
Čilė (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Chile.
Dānija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Denmark.
Danija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Denmark.
Džakarta (Settlement) Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovene form of Jakarta.
Eiropa (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Europe.
Estija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Estonia.
Etiopija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian, Latvian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian and Latvian form of Aethiopia (see Ethiopia).
Francija (Country) Latvian, Macedonian, Slovene
Latvian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Francia (see France).
Gabona (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Gabon.
Gabonas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Gabon.
Graikija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Graecia (see Greece).
Grieķija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Graecia (see Greece).
Igaunija (Country) Latvian
From Latvian igaunis meaning "Estonian", derived from the name of the old region of Ugandi in southern Estonia. This is the Latvian name of Estonia.
Indija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Latvian and Lithuanian form of India.
Indonēzija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Indonesia.
Indonezija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Indonesia.
Irāka (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Iraq.
Irakas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Iraq.
Irāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Iran.
Iranas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Iran.
Ispanija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Itālija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Italia (see Italy).
Italija (Country) Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Italia (see Italy).
Japāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Japão (see Japan).
Japonija (Country) Lithuanian, Macedonian
Lithuanian and Macedonian form of Japão (see Japan).
Jemena (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Yemen.
Jemenas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Yemen.
Jordanija (Country) Slovene, Lithuanian
Slovene and Lithuanian form of Jordan (the country).
Kanāda (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Canada.
Kenija (Country & Mountain) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian, Latvian
Form of Kenya in several languages.
Kolumbija (Country, Region, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Latvian and Lithuanian form of Columbia and Colombia.
Komorai (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Comoros.
Laosa (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Laos.
Laosas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Laos.
Libērija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Liberia.
Liberija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Liberia.
Lībija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Libya.
Libija (Country) Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian
Form of Libya in several languages.
Lietuva (Country) Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian form of Lithuania.
Liuksemburgas (Country, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Luxembourg.
Londona (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of London.
Londonas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of London.
Luksemburga (Country, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Latvian
Latvian form of Luxembourg.
Makedonija (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Lithuanian
Macedonian form of Macedonia, as well as the form in several other languages.
Malaizija (Country) Latvian, Lithuanian
Latvian and Lithuanian form of Malaysia.
Malāvija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Malawi.
Malavis (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Malawi.
Mali (Country) Manding, Fula, Arabic, French, Portuguese, Italian, Catalan, English, German, Dutch, Afrikaans, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Romanian, Hungarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, Greek, Hebrew, Armenian, Georgian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek, Persian, Urdu, Sinhalese, Hindi, Chinese, Mongolian, Burmese, Thai, Lao, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog
A landlocked country in Western Africa, named after an empire that lasted until the 17th century. The empire's name is possibly from a dialectal variant of the name of the Mande peoples. Alternatively, it could be from the name of the empire's capital (which has not been located) or from a Mande word meaning "hippopotamus".
Mongolija (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian, Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene
Latvian, Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Mongolia.
Namībija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Namibia.
Namibija (Country) Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian
Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian and Macedonian form of Namibia.
Nigērija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Nigeria.
Nigerija (Country) Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene
Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Nigeria.
Omāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Oman.
Omanas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Oman.
Panama (Country & Settlement) English, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek, Persian, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Burmese, Thai, Lao, Khmer, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog, Japanese, Korean
From Spanish Panamá, of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from the name of a tree commonly found in the area (species Sterculia apetala). Alternatively it could be related to Guaraní panambi meaning "butterfly" or Kuna bannaba meaning "distant, far away". This is the name of a country in Central America. It is also the name of its capital, usually called Panama City in English.
Paragvaja (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Paraguay.
Paragvajus (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Paraguay.
Parīze (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Paris.
Paryžius (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Paris.
Pekina (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Beijing.
Pekinas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Beijing.
Peru (Country) English, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Georgian, Hindi
From Spanish Perú, older Birú, which was possibly derived from the name of a chieftain (who nevertheless resided in modern-day Panama).
Polija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Poland.
Portugāle (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Portugal.
Portugalija (Country) Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Portugal.
Prancūzija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Francia (see France).
Ruanda (Country) German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Catalan, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Turkish, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, English, French
Form of Brunei in several languages, as well as a variant spelling in other languages.
Rumunija (Country) Serbian, Lithuanian
Serbian and Lithuanian form of Romania.
Rusija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Russia.
Serbija (Country) Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian form of Serbia.
Singapūra (Country, Settlement & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Singapore.
Singapūras (Country, Settlement & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Singapore.
Sīrija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Syria.
Sirija (Country) Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian
Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Syria.
Slovėnija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Slovenia.
Slovēnija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Slovenia.
Somālija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Somalia.
Spānija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Tanzanija (Country) Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Form of Tanzania in several languages.
Tokija (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Tokyo.
Tokijas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Tokyo.
Uganda (Country) English, Ganda, Swahili, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Georgian, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malay
From Buganda, the name of a kingdom within Uganda, which means "land of the Ganda" in the Luganda language. The Ganda are an ethnic group, their name possibly deriving from a Bantu word meaning "family". Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa.
Ungārija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Hungary.
Urugvaja (Country & River) Latvian
Latvian form of Uruguay.
Urugvajus (Country & River) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Uruguay.
Venesuela (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Azerbaijani, Georgian
Russian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Azerbaijani and Georgian form of Venezuela.
Vengrija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Hungary.
Zambija (Country) Latvian, Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian
Form of Zambia in several languages.
Zimbabvė (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Zimbabwe.