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Adana (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Turkish
City and province in Turkey.
Ain (River & Political Subdivision) French
A river and department in France.
Aitrang (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Akami Uapishkᵁ Kakkasuak Mealy (Other) Inuit, English
National park in Labrador, Canada. 'Akami−Uapishkᵁ' is an Innu name for the area, meaning "white mountain cross", and 'KakKasuak' means "mountain" in Inuttitut... [more]
Albain (Country) Irish
Irish form of Scotland.
Albain Nua (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Nova Scotia.
Alderney (Island) English, Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in England. It may be a corruption of 'adreni' or 'alrene', derived from Old Norse, meaning "island near the coast". Alternatively, it may come from other old Norse words; 'alda', meaning "swelling wave', 'renna', meaning "strong current', and -ey, meaning "island'.
Algoma (Region) Algonquin
Region in Ontario, Canada. Created name by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. The 'al' is from "Algonquin", the the 'goma' is from the word 'gomee', meaning "water".
Allgäu (Region) German
Region in Germany.
Allgovia (Region) German
Alternate name for Allgäu.
Anamoose (Settlement) Ojibwe
City in North Dakota. From the Ojibwe word 'uhnemoosh', meaning "female dog".
An Bhreatain Bheag (Country) Irish
Irish name for Wales. Means "the little Britain".
An Cabhán (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Cavan.
An Dún (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Down.
An Mhí (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Meath.
Antrim (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern Ireland, meaning 'lone ridge'.
Aoeur'gny (Island) Norman
Auregnais Norman version of Alderney.
Aontroim (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Antrim.
Ard Mhacha (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Armagh.
Armagh (Political Subdivision) Irish
A county in Ireland. Means "Macha height", 'macha' was an ancient Irish goddess.
Athabasca (Settlement, Other, Body of Water & Mountain) Cree (Anglicized)
Name of numerous towns, lakes, rivers, a glacier, and a mountain, in Canada, primarily in the province of Alberta... [more]
Áth Cliath (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Dublin.
Attawapiskat (River & Settlement) Cree
River and town in Ontario, Canada. From the Attawapiskat people, meaning "people of the parting of the rocks", or Āhtawāpiskatowi ininiwak.
Augsburg (Settlement) German
City in Germany.
Augschburg (Settlement) Upper German
Swabian German name for Augsburg.
Aulavik (Other) Inuit
National park in the Northwest Territories, Canada. From the Inuvialuktun language, meaning "place where people travel".
Aurano (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Aurigny (Island) French
French version of Alderney.
Auyuittuq (Other) Inuit
National park in Nunavut, Canada. Meaning "the land that never melts", in Inuktitut.
Azzio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Banff (Settlement & Other) English
Derived from Banffshire, Scotland, where two important founders were from. Name of a Canada national park, and a town inside it
Barasso (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bardello (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Batoche (Settlement & Other) French
A historic village and National Historic Site in modern day Saskatchewan, Canada. Batoche is where Métis leader Louis Riel and his forces were defeated by the Canadian Army... [more]
Bella Bella (Settlement) Salishan
Town in British Columbia, Canada. Named after the Bella Bella people, also known as the Heiltsuk.
Bella Coola (Region & Settlement) Salishan (Anglicized)
Town and valley in British Columbia, Canada. From the Heiltsuk word bḷ́xʷlá, meaning "someone from Bella Coola", referring to the general ethnic group in the area
Belleville (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Canada and various others in America. Means "beautiful town" from the French belle (beautiful) and ville (city or town).
Besozzo (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Biandronno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bostún (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Boston.
Brampton (Settlement) English
A city in the Great Toronto-Hamilton area of Ontario, Canada. From the surveyor of the same name.
Brecqhou (Island) Medieval Scandinavian
A Channel Island in England. The name Brecqhou derives from the Old Norse 'brekka', meaning "slope' or "escarpment", and holmr, or -'hou', meaning "island" or "islet".
Brenta (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Burcy (Settlement) French
A town in France.
Burgau (Settlement) German, Portuguese
Name of towns in Germany, Austria, and Portugal.
Burhou (Island) Norman
A Channel Island in England. Means "storehouse island", from 'bur', meaning "storehouse", and -'hou', a Norman suffix derived from Old Norse 'holmr', meaning "island".
Buxach (River) German
River in Germany.
Buxheim (Settlement) German
Town in Germany, named after the Buxach river.
Calvados (Political Subdivision) French
A department in Normandy, France. It is named after a cluster of sparsely vegetated rocks off the coast, likely from 'calva dorsa', meaning "bare backs".
Caquorobert (Island) Norman
Islet in the Channel Islands. Unknown meaning.
Caravate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Carlow (Political Subdivision) Irish (Anglicized)
Town and county in Ireland. Possibly means "place of cattle".
Casalzuigno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Casciago (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy. Possibly the site of the ancient Cassiciacum, a place where Saint Augustine and his friends lived after his conversion to Christianity.
Casquet (Island) French
An island chain in the Channel Islands. Could from derived from French 'cascade', referring the nearby strong tides, or from 'casque', referring to the helmet-like shape of the rocks, or from 'cas', meaning "broken" and 'quet', "rock".
Castelveccana (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Ceanada (Country) Irish
Irish form of Canada.
Ceatharlach (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Carlow.
Cerq (Island) Norman
Sercquiais Norman version of Sark.
Chausey (Island) Norman
A large group of islands in the Channel Islands, France. The -'ey' is the Norman word for "island".
Chilcotin (Region) Cree (Anglicized)
From the Chilcotin (Tsilhqot'in) people of British Columbia, Canada. Means "people of the red ochre river", after the Chilko river.
Chilko (River) Cree (Anglicized)
Name of a river in British Columbia, Canada. From the Chilcotin (Tsilhqot'in) word tŝilhqóx, meaning "the red ochre river".
Cill Chainnigh (Political Subdivision & Island) Irish
Irish form of Kilkenny.
Cill Mhantáin (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish name for the county of Wicklow. Meaning "church of Mantan". It is named after a peer of Saint Patrick. Mantan had his teeth knocked out by Irish pagans, and then he was renamed Mantan, which means "toothless one".
Cittiglio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Coira (Settlement) Italian, Romansh
Italian and Surmiran Romansh form of Chur.
Coire (Settlement) French
French form of Chur.
Comerio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Corcaigh (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Cork.
Cork (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Irish
A county and city in Ireland. Meaning "swamp".
Corrib (Body of Water & River) Irish
River and lake in Ireland.
Crevichon (Island) Norman
Islet in the Channel Islands, England. Means "isle of crabs, crayfish, and cranes", due to the abundance of those animals in the area.
Cuera (Settlement) Romansh
Sursilvan and Sutsilvan form of Chur.
Cuira (Settlement) Romansh
Puter, Rumantsch Grischun, and Sutsilvan form of Chur.
Cuoira (Settlement) Romansh
Vallader form of Chur.
Cuveglio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Cuvio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Derry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
City and country in Northern Ireland. May mean "oak wood", from 'Daire Coluimb Chille', meaning "The Oak-wood of Saint Columba". Or the name may have been from Proto-Celtic 'calg-ac-os', meaning "possessing a blade" or "possessing a penis".
Dingwall (Settlement) English
A city in Scotland. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr ', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Dirouilles (Island) Norman, French
Islet chain in the Channel Islands. Each rock has many names. May mean "rags", as a direct transliteration of the French word dirouilles.
Dithouïl'yes (Island) Norman
Jèrriais Norman version of Dirouilles
Doire (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Derry.
Donegal (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and town in Ireland. Meaning "place of foreigners" (i.e. the Vikings). Alternatively, it may mean "land of Conall", a king from the area. Conall means "strong wolf".
Down (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern Ireland. From the Irish "Dún ná Lethglas", "dún" means fort.
Duibhlinn (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Dublin.
Dún Na Ngall (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Iranian, Irish
Irish form of Donegal.
Êcrého (Island) Norman
Jèrriais Norman version of Écréhous.
Ecrehos (Island) Norman
Variant of Écréhous
Écréhous (Island) Norman, English, Medieval Scandinavian
Island chain in the Channel Islands in England. Derived from Old Norse 'esker', as in a "skerry", or a "small, rocky islet". and -hou, meaning "island".
Edmonton (Settlement) English
From Eadhelm and ton, mean "field owned by Eadhelm". City in Canada, named after the district of London.
En (River & Political Subdivision) Occitan
Arpitan form of Ain.
En (River) Romansh
Romansh form of Inn.
Engadin (Region) Swiss, German
Valley in Switzerland. It means "Valley of the Inn", from the river that flows through it.
Engadina (Region) Italian
Italian form of Engadin.
Engadine (Region) French
French form of Engadin.
Engiadina (Region) Romansh
Romansh form of Engadin.
Erkheim (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Etobicoke (Settlement) Iroquois (Anglicized), Algonquin (Anglicized)
From the Mississagua name for the area, wah-do-be-kang (wadoopikaang), and means "the place where alders grow". Anglicized by Augustus Jones as 'ato-be-coake', but adopted by John Graves Simcoe as 'Etobicoke' in 1795.
Fear Manach (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Fermanagh.
Ferizaj (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian name of a city in Kosovo.
Fermanagh (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern Ireland. Meaning "men of the country of the lakes".
Forillon (Other) French
National park in Quebec, Canada. The name is thought to refer to a flowerpot island or sea stack in the area that has since been submerged in the ocean.
Fundy (Other & Body of Water) French
Bay and national park in New Brunswick, Canada. The name comes from the French word 'fendu', meaning "split".
Gaillimh (River & Body of Water) Irish
Irish name for Corrib.
Gaillimhe (Body of Water & River) Irish
Another spelling of Gaillimh.
Galway (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Irish
City and county in Ireland. Means "fort Gaillimh", named after the Gaillimh river that flows through the city.
Gatineau (Settlement & River) French (Quebec)
City and river in Quebec, Canada. Named after city official Nicholas Gatineau dit Duplessis.
Gavirate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Gemonio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Ghiffa (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy, known for the Sacred Mountain of Ghiffa pilgrimage site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Graubünden (Political Subdivision) German (Swiss)
A canton in Switzerland. Meaning "the grey league", after the grey clothes commonly worn by the inhabitants there.
Grigioni (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Graubünden.
Grischun (Political Subdivision) Romansh
Romansh form of Graubünden.
Grisons (Political Subdivision) Swiss
Another name for Graubünden.
Grisun (Political Subdivision) Lombard
Lombard form of Graubünden.
Guernési (Island) Guernésiais
Guernésiais form of Guernsey.
Guernsey (Island) Medieval Scandinavian, English (British)
A Channel Island in England. From the Old Norse root -ey, meaning "island", 'guern' is unknown.
Gundremmingen (Other & Settlement) German
Name of a town and a nuclear power plant in Germany.
Günz (River) German
River in Germany.
Gwaii Haanas (Other) Haida
National park in British Columbia, Canada. The name is X̱aayda kíl, or Haida, and means "islands of beauty".
Haerme (Island) Norman
Norman version of Herm.
Herm (Island) Medieval French, English (British), Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in England. Likely from Old Norse 'arms', meaning "arm" due to the shape of the island, or maybe from Old French 'eremite', meaning "hermit".
Houmet (Island) Norman
The Houmets are an islet chain in the Channel Islands. The name is from the Norman word 'hou', meaning "island".
Iller (River) German
River in Germany.
Inbhir Theòrsa (Settlement) Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Thurso.
Inn (River) German
A river in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. From the Celtic 'en', meaning "water".
Innsbruck (Settlement) German
A city in Austria. Meaning "bridge over the Inn", from the river it is situated on.
Innschbruck (Settlement) German (Austrian)
Austro-Bavarian form of Innsbruck.
Isar (River) German (Austrian)
A river in Austria. Likely from the Indo-European '*es' or '*is', meaning "flowing water".
Ísiltír (Country) Irish
Irish form of Netherlands, roughly meaning "low".
Ivvavik (Other) Inuit
National park in Yukon, Canada. Meaning "birthplace" or "nursery" in Inuvialuktun.
Jèrri (Island) Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Jersey.
Jersey (Political Subdivision & Island) English, Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in England. Also a name of a state in the United States. May be derived from the Old Norse 'jarð', meaning "earth" or 'jarl', "earl", or maybe from the given name Geirr... [more]
Jethou (Island) Norman
One of the Channel Islands in England. The -'hou' suffix means small island or small hill.
Kamloops (Settlement) Salishan (Anglicized)
From the Shuswap word Tk'emlúps, meaning "where the rivers meet"
Kaufbeiren (Settlement) Upper German
Bavarian form of Kaufbeuren.
Kaufbeuren (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Kazabazua (River & Settlement) Algonquin (Gallicized)
River and town in Quebec. From 'kachibadjiwan', meaning "hidden current" in Algonquin, as the river is primarily underground.
Kejimkujik (Other & Body of Water) Mi'kmaq
Lake and national park in Canada. From Mi'kmaq, meaning "attempting to escape", or "swollen waters", or "tired muscles".
Kelowna (Settlement) Salishan
Name of a large town in British Columbia, from the Okanagan word kelowna, meaning "grizzly bear"
Kempten (Settlement) German
Large town in Germany.
Kilkenny (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Means "church of Cainnech". Saint Cainnech was the man who converted the county to Christianity in 597.
Kitigan Zibi (Political Subdivision) Algonquin
Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Algonquin reserve in Quebec. Meaning "cultivated land" in Algonquin.
Kluane (Other) Cree
National park in Yukon, Canada. The name comes from the Southern Tutchone language.
Kootenay (Other) Salishan (Anglicized)
National park in British Columbia, Canada. The name is derived from the Kutenai people of the area. Their name either means "to eat lean meat', or "to go out into the open".
Kouchibouguac (River & Other) Mi'kmaq
National park and river in New Brunswick, Canada. Meaning "river of the long tides" in Mi'kmaq.
Kronburg (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Kunghit (Island) Haida
Southernmost island in Gwaii Haanas, British Columbia, Canada... [more]
Labrador (Political Subdivision) Portuguese, Spanish
Province in Canada. Likely from Portuguese explorer João Fernandes Lavrador. Lavrador means "farmer" in Portuguese, as does the Spanish word 'labrador'.
Laois (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Ireland. Named after the Gaelic territory of Uí Laoighis, meaning "people of Lugaid Laígne".
Lauben (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Leitrim (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and town in Ireland. Meaning "gray ridge", from 'liath' ("grey") and 'droim' ("ridge").
Liatroim (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Leitrim.
Lihou (Island) Norman, Breton
Island in the Channel Islands in England. From the Breton words 'lydd' or 'ligg', meaning "in or near water", and the Norman suffix -'hou', meaning "island". The island and reef in Australia named after this island.
Loch Garman (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish name for the county of Wexford. Named after Garman Garbh, a legendary figure, who was drowned in the mudflats at the mouth of the river Slaney by an enchantress, resulting in the lake that bears his name... [more]
Londonderry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Another name for Derry. The prefix -london was added because donations from the city of London help rebuild Derry in 1613.
Longford (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Meaning "the port".
Louth (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and village in Ireland. From "Lugh", an ancient Irish god.
(Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Louth. is the modern Irish form of the ancient Irish god Lugh.
Luvinate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Maigh Eo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Mayo.
Manitoulin (Island & Region) Ojibwe (Gallicized), Ojibwe (Anglicized)
Island and region of Ontario, Canada. From the Ojibwe word Manidoowaaling, meaning "cave of the spirit", named for an underwater cave where a powerful spirit lived... [more]
Maniwaki (Settlement) Algonquin (Gallicized)
Town in Quebec. Algonquin for "Mary's Land", for the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate who lived there.
Mayo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Means "plain of the yew".
Medicine Hat (Settlement) English (Canadian)
A city in Alberta, Canada. The name is from the Siksiká 'saamis', the word for the eagle tail feather headdress worn by medicine men.
Meirceá (Country & Region) Irish
Irish form of America.
Memmingen (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Mindel (River) German
River in Germany.
Mindelheim (Settlement) German
Town in Germany, named after the Mindel river on which it is situated.
Minquier (Island) Breton, Norman, English
An island chain in the Channel Islands, England. Could be from Breton 'minihi', meaning "sanctuary, or from 'minkier' meaning "seller of fish".
Mîntchièr (Island) Norman
Jèrriais Norman version of Minquier
Mississauga (Region) Ojibwe (Anglicized)
From the Anishinaabe word misi-zaagiing, meaning "Those at the Great River Mouth". Name of the Mississauga tribe, and now a name of a Toronto suburb. Closely related to the Ojibwe word misswezahging, mean "river of many outlets".
Missoula (Settlement) Salishan (Anglicized)
City in Montana, United States. From the Salish word 'nmesuletkw', meaning "place of frozen water".
Mittenwald (Settlement) German
Town in Germany. Meaning "middle forest".
Mittenwalde (Settlement) German
The name of two towns in Germany. Meaning "middle forest".
Monaghan (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Means "land of little hills", "bushy field", or "hilly field".
Moncton (Settlement) English
City in New Brunswick, named after military leader Lt. Col. Robert Monckton
Muineachán (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Monaghan.
Nááts'ihch'oh (Other) Chipewyan
National Park in Northwest Territories, Canada. Means "stands like a porcupine" in Dene.
Nahanni (River & Other) Chipewyan
River and national park in Northwest Territories, Canada. From the Dene name for the area, 'Nahʔa Dehé', which means "river of the land of the Nahʔa people".
Na Stáit Aontaithe (Country) Irish
Irish form of United States.
Niagara (Body of Water, Settlement & Region) Iroquois
Name of a popular waterfall, a town, and region, in Canada. Derived from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra, meaning either "the strait", or "bisected bottom lands"
Nipigon (River & Settlement) Ojibwe
Town and river in Ontario, Canada. From the Ojibwe word Alimipigon, possibly meaning "where the water begins".
Nipissing (Body of Water & Settlement) Algonquin
Lake and town in Ontario, Canada. From the Algonquin word meaning "big water"
Norfolk (Region) English (British)
County in England. Meaning "northern people", from nor, 'north'', and folk, 'people'.
Nunatsiavut (Region) Inuit
Region in Labrador, Canada. Means "our beautiful land" in Inuttitut.
Nunavik (Region) Inuit
Region of Quebec, Canada. From the Inuit word nunavik meaning "great land".
Nunavut (Political Subdivision) Inuit, English, French
Means "our land" in Inuktitut. This is the name of a territory of Canada.
Offaly (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Ireland. Named after the Gaelic kingdom of Uí Failghe, which existed from the 6th century until 1556.
Oggebbio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Oileán Phriosa Eadbhaird (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Prince Edward Island.
Oka (Settlement) Mohawk
Unknown meaning. Name of town in Quebec
Okanagan (Region & Body of Water) Salishan
Region and lake in Canada, named after the Okanagan people. Means "the people living where you can see the top", due to the many mountains in the area.
Orino (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Ortac (Island) Norman
A small Channel Island in England. Likely means "large rock at the edge" from the Norman 'or', meaning "edge", and 'etac', meaning "stack", referring to the geological landform.
Osoyoos (Other) Salishan
Name of Canada's only desert, in British Columbia. From the Okanagan word sẁiẁs, meaning "narrowing of the waters" .
Ostallgäu (Region) German
District in Germany. Meaning "eastern Allgäu".
Ottawa (Settlement) Algonquin (Anglicized)
Capital of Canada. From the Algonquin word adawe meaning "trade".
Outaouais (Region) French (Quebec)
Region in Quebec. From the French name for the indigenous Odawa people.
Parás (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Paris.
Penticton (Settlement) Salishan (Anglicized)
Town in British Columbia, Canada. From the Okanagan word snpintktn or phthauntauc, meaning "a place to stay forever".
Premeno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Pristina (Settlement) Kosovar
City in Kosovo. Possibly from the Proto-Slavic '*pryščina', meaning "spring of water".
Pukaskwa (Other & River) Ojibwe
National park and river in Ontario, Canada. May be from the Ojibwe word 'pukasu', meaning "to cook the marrow in the bones of animals", or "eaters of fish"... [more]
Qausuittuq (Other) Inuit
National park in Nunavut, Canada. Meaning "the place where the sun does not rise] in Inuktitut.
Quttinirpaaq (Other) Inuit
National park in Nunavut, Canada. Means "the top of the world" in Inuktitut, as it is the northernmost national park in Canada, and the second in the world.
Regina (Settlement) English (Canadian)
Capital of Saskatchewan, Canada. Meaning "queen", named in honour of Queen Victoria.
Ros Comáin (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Roscommon.
Roscommon (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and town in Ireland. From the Irish 'Ros Comáin', meaning "Saint Coman's wood", after Saint Coman mac Faelchon who built a monastery there in the 5th century.
Samarate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Sark (Island) English, Ancient Semitic, Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in England. Could be derived from the Proto-Semetic 'śrq', meaning "redden", "rise", or "east", as Sark is the easternmost island. Alternatively, it come from Old Norse 'serkr', meaning "shirt".
Sarnia (Settlement & Island) English (Latinized)
Latin form of Guernsey, also name of several towns throughout the world.
Sasana (Country) Irish
Irish name for England, from the Saxon people group.
Saugeen (River & Political Subdivision) Ojibwe (Anglicized)
Town and river in Ontario, Canada. From the Ojibwe 'zaagiing', and means "at the river's outlet" or "at the mouth of the river".
Schwaben (Political Subdivision) German
German form of Swabia.
Schwobm (Country & Political Subdivision) German (Austrian)
Bavarian form of Swabia.
Sercq (Island) French
French version of Sark.
Sirmilik (Other) Inuit
National park in Nunavut, Canada. Means "place of glaciers", in Inuktitut.
Sligeach (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Sligo.
Sligo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Means "shelly place", because of the large amount of shellfish the nearby river.
Staffordshire (Political Subdivision) English
County in England. From Old English 'stæð' meaning "landing place, ford, and scir, meaning "shire".
Sudbury (Settlement) English
City in Ontario, Canada. Meaning "south fortress" from Old English suð (south) and byrig (fortified place).
Suffolk (Region) English (British)
County in England. Meaning "southern people", from suf, 'south'', and folk, 'people'.
Sulu (Political Subdivision, Region & Body of Water) Filipino, Tagalog, English
From Suluk, the Malay name for the Tausug people, in turn derived from Tausug Tau Sūg meaning "people of the current", from tau meaning "man, person" and sūg meaning "(sea) current, flow of water"... [more]
Swabia (Political Subdivision) German (Anglicized)
Administrative region in Germany. Named after the ancient tribe, the 'Suebi', which itself possibly means "one's own people".
Talamh An Éisc (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish name for Newfoundland and Labrador, a province in Canada... [more]
Tann (Settlement) German
The name of various towns in Germany and Switzerland. Meaning "fir tree".
Tanne (Settlement) German
Alternate spelling of Tann.
Tannhausen (Settlement) German
Town in Germany. Seat of the noble Thannhausen family.
Thaidene Nëné (Other) Chipewyan
National park in Northwest Territories, Canada. From the Dene language, meaning "land of our ancestors".
Thannhausen (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Thingvellir (Other) Icelandic
The ancient site of the Icelandic government, now a national park. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Thingwall (Settlement) English
A town in England. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Thursa (Settlement) Scots
Scots form of Thurso.
Thurso (Settlement) English
Town in Scotland. Meaning "Thor's river".
Tingvoll (Region) Norwegian
A municipality in Norway. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Tingwall (Other) English
The name of various places in Britain, including a parish, town, and airport. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Tiobraid Árann (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Tipperary.
Tipperary (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. From Tiobraid Árann, meaning "well of the Arra". The Arra is a river that flows through it.
Tirconnell (Political Subdivision) Irish
Variant of Tyrconnell.
Tír Eoghain (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Tyrone.
Tirol (Political Subdivision) German
German form of Tyrol.
Tirolo (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Tyrol.
Torngat (Mountain & Other) Inuit (Anglicized)
Mountain range and national park in Canada. Meaning "place of spirits" from the Inuit word 'tongait'.
Torontó (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Toronto.
Tuktut Nogait (Other) Inuit
National park in Northwest Territories, Canada. Means "young caribou" in Inuvialuktun.
Tyrconnell (Political Subdivision) Irish
Another name for the Irish county of Donegal. It means "land of Conall", a king from the area. Conall means "strong wolf".
Tyrol (Political Subdivision) German (Austrian), Italian
A state in Austria and northern Italy. Meaning "terrain".
Uíbh Fhailí (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Offaly.
Ukkusiksalik (Other) Inuit
National park in Nunavut, Canada. From Inuktitut, meaning "where there is material for the stone pot", from the word 'ukkusik', meaning "pot" or "saucepan".
Unterallgäu (Political Subdivision) German
District in Germany, meaning "under Allgäu".
Uroševac (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian name of Ferizaj.
Valdallière (Settlement) French
Town in France.
Vancouver (Settlement & Island) English (Canadian)
City and Island in Canadian province British Columbia, named after the explorer George Vancouver.
Varese (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Italian
Province and city in Italy.
Verbania (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Vuntut (Other) Cree
National park in Yukon, Canada. Meaning "among the lakes" in Gwich'in.
Wapusk (Other) Cree
National park in Manitoba, Canada. From the Cree word for polar bear, 'wâpask'.
Waterloo (Settlement) Flemish, English
The name of multiple town and cities throughout the world, most notably the Battle of Waterloo, in 1815, where Napoleon was defeated. From the Flemish and Middle Dutch words 'water' and 'loo' (meaning forest, marsh).
Wawa (Settlement & Body of Water) Ojibwe
Name of a town and lake in Ontario, Canada. From the Ojibwe wording wewe, meaning "wild goose"
Westmeath (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Ireland, named after the county Meath.
Wexford (Political Subdivision) Medieval Scandinavian, Irish
County and town in Ireland. From the Old Norse Veisafjǫrðr, meaning "fjord of the mud flats".
Wicklow (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish, Old Norse
Town and county in Ireland. From Old Norse 'víkingalág' or 'vikinga-ló', meaning "meadow of the Vikings".
Windsor (Settlement) English
City in Ontario, Canada, from an English surname that was from a place name meaning "riverbank with a windlass" in Old English (a windlass is a lifting apparatus). This has been the surname of the royal family of the United Kingdom since 1917.
Woodstock (Settlement) English
Name of many towns and cities throughout the world. Means "wood place".
Wyandotte (Settlement) Iroquois
A town in Oklahoma, United States, and headquarters of the indigenous Wyandot nation, for who the town is named.
Yoho (Other) Cree
Name of a national park in British Columbia, Canada. The name is from a Cree expression of wonder.