Hungarian Place Names
Possibly derived from the Hungarian given name BENEDEK
. This is the name of a small town in Hungary.
Possibly from the given name BLEDA
(which belonged to the brother of Attila the Hun). This was the name of a Hungarian city on the west bank of the Danube. Today it is a part of Budapest
, having merged with Pest
Hungarian name for the country of HUNGARY
, derived from magyar
meaning "Hungarian" and ország
meaning "country". Magyar
itself is derived from a combination of two Uralic roots both meaning "man".
Possibly from a Slavic word meaning "cave". This was the name of a city on the east bank of the Danube in Hungary. After a bridge was built across the river in 1849, Pest merged with Buda
to form Budapest
Derived from Hungarian sár
"mud" and köz
"margin, lane". This is the name of a region in Hungary.