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Aberdeen (Settlement) English (Rare)
A city in Scotland, stemming from the prefix aber- meaning 'river mouth', and the suffix -deen, which could possibly be referring to the rivers don and dee.
Abondance (Political Subdivision) French
Adal Sultanate (Country) History
The Adal Sultanate, or Kingdom of Adal or Awdal, was a Muslim Somali kingdom and sultanate located in the Horn of Africa.
Advent (Settlement) English
Alaki (Settlement) Tongan
Alei (River) German
German transcription of the Russian Aley River.
Aleksandria (Settlement) Bulgarian
Alele (Settlement) ?
Alele is a village in Wallis and Futuna. It is located in Hihifo District on the northeast coast of Wallis Island.
Alexandreia (Settlement) Greek (Rare)
Alexandreia is a city in the Imathia regional unit of Macedonia, Greece.
Aliağa (Settlement) Turkish
Almería (Settlement) Spanish
From the name of the Spanish city. Means 'the mirror of the sea.'
Alsacia (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Alsace (a region of France).
Altura (Settlement) Portuguese
Amherst (Settlement) English
Name of a town in Massachusetts, and name of a college, UMass Amherst.
Amigdalia (Settlement) Greek
Greek name that means almond tree.
Amjalina (Settlement) Belarusian
Derived from the Belarusian noun амяла (amjala) meaning "mistletoe". This is the name of two villages in Belarus.
Ancre (River) French
This is the name of a river in Picardy, France.
Andelle (River) French
The name of a river in Normandy, France.
Anden (Mountain) German
German name for the Andes mountain range.
Andorra (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the country of Andorra, whose name is possibly derived from a Basque word andurrial (“shrub-covered land”), but it may come from Arabic الدرا (“the forest”) or Spanish andar (“to walk”).
Angerton (Settlement) English
Anjou (Other) English, French
From the name of the former county/duchy/province centered around the city of Angers in the Loire Valley of western France, which is in the present-day département of Maine-et-Loire. It was the cradle of the House of Plantagenet who ruled England from the twelfth century, of whom the current royal family are descendants... [more]
Anmer (Settlement) English
An Searrach (Island) Irish
Gaelic form of Serough Island.
Antarctica (Region) English
Greek for "opposite of the North".
Anzah (Settlement) Arabic
Aonia (Country) English
This was an ancient name of the country of Boeotia in Greek legend, allegedly derived from that of the hero Aon. Aonia was a region sacred to the Muses, whom the English poet Alexander Pope called the "Aonian maids".
Aquitania (Region) Spanish
Aquitania was a region of Gaul inhabited by the Aquitani, a people living in Gallo-Roman times in what is now Aquitaine, France.
Arcola (Political Subdivision) Italian (Archaic)
Archaic name of Arcole.
Areni (Settlement) Armenian
The name of a village in Vayots Dzor province in Armenia, famous for the world's earliest known winery, Areni-1.
Arica (Settlement) Spanish
It is the name of province, and town in Chile. It is also the name of a town in Colombia.
Arılı (Settlement) Turkish
Arlington (Settlement) English
Three possible places called Arlington in Gloucestershire, Devon, and East Sussex.
Armorica (Country) History
Armorica or Aremorica is the name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul that includes the Brittany peninsula and the territory between the Seine and Loire rivers.
Arrington (Settlement) English
Arrington, a place in Cambridgeshire, named from an Old English byname, Earn(a), meaning ‘eagle’ + -inga- ‘people or followers of’ + tūn ‘settlement’.
Ashby (Settlement) English
Ash farm; ash settlement... [more]
Asika (Settlement) Indian
Assisi (Settlement) Italian
Assyria (Country) History
From the Latin Assyria, from the Ancient Greek Assuria (Ἀσσυρία), from the Akkadian Aššūrāyu, from Aššur, the ancient Akkadian capital named after the East Semitic god Ashur.... [more]
Athen (Settlement) German
Atherton (Settlement) English
Placename meaning Ather's town.
Attica (Political Subdivision) English
Auckland (Settlement) English
The Baron Auckland and the Earl of Auckland are titles of the English nobility. The first Baron Auckland, William Eden, had the city of Auckland in New Zealand named after him. Bishop Auckland is a town in the county of Durham in Britain which has lent its name to the title... [more]
Avalbane (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Irish Abhaill Bhán "white orchard". This is or was the name of a township in the civil parish of Clontibret in County Monaghan, Ireland.
Aven (Settlement) Biblical
A Biblical place name meaning "vanity", "nothingness", "iniquity" and "sorrow".... [more]
Aydemir (Settlement) Bulgarian
Azotus (Settlement) Hebrew
Latinized form of Ashdod, one of the five confederate cities of the Philistines.
Baden (Settlement) German
The name of a town in Austria.
Badley (Settlement) English
Habitational name from Badley in Suffolk or Baddeley Green in Staffordshire, both named with the Old English personal name Bad(d)a + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
Baltimore (Settlement) English
Baltimore is an independent city in the state of Maryland within the United States.
Basel (Settlement) English
Bellagio (Political Subdivision) Italian
Bellagio is an Italian comune in the Province of Como. It is also the name of a hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
Bentleigh (Settlement) English
Bergen (Settlement) Dutch, Norwegian, German
Newer form of Bjǫrgvin, a combination of Old Norse bjarg "mountain" and vin "meadow". This is the 2nd largest city in Norway.
Bernicia (Political Subdivision) Anglo-Saxon
Bismarck (Settlement) English
Bleaz (Settlement) Breton
Bolívia (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Bolivia.
Boryslav (Settlement) Ukrainian
Boryslav is a city located on the Tysmenytsia River (a tributary of the Dniester), in Lviv Oblast (region) of western Ukraine. Boryslav is designated as a city of oblast significance.
Borzym (Settlement) Polish
Bouville (Settlement) French
Brione (Political Subdivision) Italian
Brixton (Settlement) English
The name of Brixton (a town in England).
Bronston (Settlement) English
Town in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
Broughton (Settlement) English
Broughton (Welsh: Brychdyn) is a district in Flintshire, Wales, close to the Wales–England border, located to the west of the City of Chester, England.
Caeo (Settlement) Welsh
Variant of Caio.
Cairns (Settlement) English
City in Australia
Caleta (Settlement) Spanish
City name meaning ''little bay, inlet, or cove''. Most often La Caleta.
Callifae (Settlement) English
From the name of a town in ancient Italy, of uncertain origin. It was mentioned only by the Roman historian Livy, and may correspond to the village Calvisi, at the foot of the Monte Matese.
Cantabria (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Caria (Region) Ancient Greek
Caria was an ancient province near the Aegean Sea in Asia Minor.
Carmay (Other) English
Celle (Settlement) German
Celle is a town and capital of the district of Celle, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Ceylon (Country) English
Previous name of the country Sri Lanka. The name Ceylon most likely traces its roots back to the Sanskrit Sinha, meaning "lion". As lions are not native to Sri Lanka, another possible interpretation of the name is "lion-like man" or "hero".
Champagne (Region) French
French region famous for its luxury sparkling wine.... [more]
Chansen (Settlement) Thai
Chantilly (Settlement) French
From the name of a town in France near Paris, ultimately derived from the Gallo-Roman name Cantilius. The city gave its name to a type of delicate lace originally made there.
Cheldon (Settlement) English
Chiquinquira (Settlement) Spanish
the name of a town in venezuela
Claddagh (Settlement) Irish, English
The name of an ancient village in Ireland, where the tradition of the Claddagh ring developed.
Colmar (Settlement) French
Alsatian City of Colmar.
Corbie (Political Subdivision) French
Corsica (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English, Italian, Romanian
Mediterranean island where Napoleon Bonaparte was born.
Cwm Gwaun (Settlement) Welsh
Cwm Gwaun (English: Gwaun Valley) is a community and valley in north Pembrokeshire, Wales. The name itself is derived from Welsh cwm "valley" and gwaun "heath, moor".
Daugova (River) Latgalian
Latgalian form of Daugava.
Decorah (Settlement) English
Decorah, Iowa.
Deesa (Settlement) Indian
Déva (Settlement) Hungarian
City in Romania.
Digne (Political Subdivision) French (Archaic)
Digne-les-Bains, or simply and historically Digne, is a commune of France, capital of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, and situated in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
Doral (Settlement) English
Dover (Settlement) English
Dover is a small, but important port town in Kent, Southern England. It is derived from the Brythonic Dubrās, meaning 'water' (Modern Welsh ddwfr, 'water, tears').... [more]
Düna (River) German
German name of the river Daugava.
Dyfi (River) Welsh
River in north Wales.
Easingwold (Settlement) English
A town in North Yorkshire, England, which derives from Old English words meaning 'the forest belonging to Esa'.
Edam (Settlement) Dutch
Ellesmere (Body of Water) English
This place derives its name from an adjoining lake or mere, which, being the largest of several in the neighbourhood, was distinguished by the appellation of Aelsmere, or the principal lake.
Elvet (Settlement) English (British)
English place name meaning "swan-stream."
Elysium (Other) Greek Mythology
in Greek mythology, Elysium was the name of the place in the Underworld where souls who had led honorable, heroic lives went. It has since been portrayed as "paradise".... [more]
Emden (Settlement) German
A city and seaport in Northwest Germany that has existed at least since the 8th century.
Errigal (Mountain) Irish
Name of a mountain in Ireland (Errigal Mountain, near Gweedore in County Donegal, Ireland. It is the tallest peak of the Derryveagh Mountains and the tallest peak in County Donegal).
Falga (Country) Manx
Poetic Manx word for the Isle of Man.
Gandoh (Political Subdivision) Indian
Garston (Settlement) English
Gastonia (Settlement) English
Gastonia is the largest city and county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Gelabad (Settlement) Iranian
Gerfalco (Settlement) Italian
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared." The second element is derived from Old High German falko "falcon"... [more]
Glaston (Settlement) English
This name is derived from towns scattered around Europe. There are French towns named Glaston, and it also is similar to the famous town Glastonbury Tor, the predicted location of the Holy Grail.
Glendale (Other) English
Named for the suburb in Lake Macquarie, north of Sydney, Australia. The name is Scottish in origin and is taken from two words which both mean "valley".
Glina (River & Settlement) Croatian
Godern (Settlement) German
Greenland (Country) English, Scots
Cognate of Grœnland.
Guernési (Island) Guernésiais
Guernésiais form of Guernsey.
Guillena (Settlement) Aragonese
Habana (Settlement) Spanish, Japanese
Spanish and Japanese form of Havana. In Spanish it is usually written with the definite article: La Habana.
Halifax (Settlement) English
Hamm (Settlement) German
Hamm is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Helka (Body of Water) Polish
Hershey (Settlement) English
A small community in Pennsylvania.
Heshmon (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
City south of Judah, recorded in Joshua 15:27. Literal meaning, "fatness." Contextual meaning, "abundant blessing."
Hoy (Island) Scottish
The name is from the Isle of Hoy in Scotland.
Hull (Settlement & River) American, English
Icaria (Island) Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The island where Icarus, son of Dedalus, was buried. Dedalus gave the island the name in his honor.
Iobel (Other) ?
Sincha Samba Iobel seems to be a place in Guinea-Bissau.
Isère (Other) French
The name of a region as well as a river in France.
Isnaya (Settlement) Spanish
Isola Bella (Island) Italian (Rare)
Isola Bella (lit. 'beautiful island') is one of the Borromean Islands of Lago Maggiore in north Italy. From Italian isola meaning island, and bella meaning beautiful.
Itasca (Body of Water) English
Lake Itasca in north central Minnesota.... [more]
Jamaica (Country & Island) Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Hungarian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
From Taíno Xaymaca meaning "land of wood and water" or "land of springs". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Jèrri (Island) Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Jersey.
Jumilla (Settlement) Spanish
Jumilla is a town in southeastern Spain in the province of Murcia. The name comes from the Latin word for “reeds”.
Juula (Settlement) Estonian
Kalispell (Other) Salishan (Rare)
The name Kalispell is a Salishan (Salish) word meaning "flat land above the lake". Kalispell is also the gateway to Glacier National Park.
Kauaʻi (Island) Hawaiian
Meaning unknown. This is the fourth largest of the Hawaii Islands.
Kenja (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Kenya.
Khaladar (Other) ?
The name of a place.
Kibwa (Settlement) African
Kīlauea (Other) Hawaiian
Combination of Hawaiian , an intensifying prefix, lau "many, much", and ea "to rise, expand". This is an active volcano in the US state Hawaii, located on the island Hawai'i.
Killough (Settlement) Irish
Killough, derived from Irish Cill Locha "church of the loch", is a village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland.
Kirley (Political Subdivision) Irish
Kuiseb (River) African
The Kuiseb River is an ephemeral river in western-central Namibia.
Kythira (Island) Greek
A place name for an island in Greece
Laconia (Settlement) English
Laconia is a place in New Hampshire.
Lakari (Settlement) Urdu
Locational name, named for the town in India. The town's name is Urdu and means "wood".
Lansing (Settlement) English
The English usage is a place name originally derived from the town of Lancing in West Sussex (and which has also given names to other towns such as Lansing, Michigan and Lansing, New York). ''Lancing'' comes from the Old English personal name ''Wlanc'', meaning ''proud, imperious'', with the added suffix ''-ing'', indicating ''family of or follower of''.
Lawasa (Body of Water) Fijian
Lérida (Settlement) Spanish
Lexington (Settlement) English
A place name meaning "Leaxa's town" in Old English.
Lhotse (Mountain) Tibetan
Lhotse is the name of a mountain in Tibet. Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan. ... [more]
Lideta (Settlement) African
Lidice (Settlement) Czech
Lidice is a village in the Czech Republic, which was completely destroyed by German Nazis in 1942. All people from Lidice, including over 100 children, were murdered. People and places all over the world have been named after the village to commemorate the massacre.
Liditze (Settlement) Hungarian (?)
It is a small town in Hungeria that was invaded and destroyed by the Nazi and was built again years later.
Liffey (River) Irish
The River Liffey runs through the city of Dublin in the Republic of Ireland. In poetry and mythology, the river is called Abhainn An Life, which is occasionally anglicized as 'Anna Liffey'
Lille (Settlement) French
Name of a city in France.
Linz (Settlement) English
From *lentos (“bend” in Proto-Celtic), describing the bend in the Danube where the original Celtic settlement was placed.
Lisza (Settlement) Hungarian
Lisa (German: Lissa; Hungarian: Lisza) is a commune located in Romania, Brașov County, in the Făgăraș area.
Lloret De Mar (Settlement) Catalan
Loch an Daimh (Body of Water) Scottish
The name of several lakes in Scotland.
Loulon (Other) Ancient Greek (Rare, Archaic)
Loulon (Greek: Λοῦλον), in Arabic known as Lu'lu'a (Arabic: لولوة‎), was a fortress near the modern village of Hasangazi in Turkey.... [more]
Loxton (Settlement) English
A town in England.
Lucera (Settlement) Italian
Lucera is an Italian city in the province of Foggia in the region of Apulia, and the seat of the Diocese of Lucera-Troia.... [more]
Lucerne (Settlement) English, French
Lutecia (Settlement) Aragonese
Luxor (Other) English
Lydbrook (Settlement) English
This is a village in the Forest of Dean, Old English for "dwell by the river"
Maddicut (Settlement) English (American)
This is the name of a Massachusets town
Marbeiia (Island) Mexican
old abandond island
Măriuța (Settlement) Romanian
Marlborough (Other) English
Originating from the name of a market town in Wiltshire. Legend has it that the Mound is the burial site of Merlin and that the name of the town, Marlborough comes from Merlin's Barrow.... [more]
Marmara (Body of Water) English (Modern, Rare)
Place name; the Sea of Marmara is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea in Turkey.
Marsella (Settlement) Catalan
Marsella is the catalan version of the city of Marseilles. It is a place name.
Meath (Political Subdivision) Irish
Mebane (Settlement) English (Rare)
Mebane, NC
Melrose (Settlement) Scottish
Habitational namefor a place near Galashiels in the Scottish borders, so named from British words that were ansetors of Welsh moel 'bare', 'barren' rhos 'heath'.... [more]
Melusia (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Melouseia.
Minska (Settlement) Latvian
Moldova (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the name of the Moldova River in eastern Romania, which is of uncertain origin and meaning. It may be from Slavic mold- meaning "spruce, fir" or *moldu meaning "tender, soft, young", from Old German molde meaning "open-pit mine", or Gothic Mulda meaning "dust, dirt"... [more]
Monterey (Settlement) English
Nahliel (Settlement) Hebrew
Nairn (Settlement) Scottish
A town in Inverness-shire, Scotland. The town is so called due to its location on the river Nairn, the name of which is probably of pre-Celtic origin.
Nandru (Settlement) Romanian
Naneli (Settlement) Indian
Nanka (Settlement) Igbo
Naperville (Settlement) English
A city in Illinois.
Narela (Settlement) Indian
Navan (Other) Irish
Irish place name meaning "the cave" (?)
Navarra (Region) Spanish
Navarre (Country) French
From the name of the historic Royaume de Navarre, a kingdom in the West Pyrenees mountains which is divided today between Spain and France. It is either derived from the Basque nabar, meaning "brownish" or "multicolor" (which would be a contrast with the green mountain lands north of the original County of Navarre); or from the Basque naba, "valley" or "plain", and herri, "land" or "people".
Nayland (Settlement) English
Neiel (Settlement) Biblical
Nicosia (Settlement) English
From a French corruption of Greek Λευκωσία (Lefkosia), which is of uncertain meaning. The most probable theory states that it is derived from the Greek phrase λευκό περιουσία (lefko periousia) meaning "white estate"... [more]
Niza (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish for the city of Nice, France.
Nolita (Other) English
A neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Derived from "NOrth of Little ITAly"123... [more]
Normandy (Political Subdivision) English (Rare)
English name for the French region of Normandie.
Oakland (Settlement) English
This is name of places in the United States and Canada (including the one in California).... [more]
Oban (Settlement) Scottish
An t-Òban in Scottish Gaelic meaning ''The Little Bay''.
Odessza (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Odessa.
Olika (Other) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Olyka.
Onga (Settlement) Hungarian
Orda (Other) Russian
Ordas (Settlement) Hungarian
Orphir (Settlement) English
Orta (River) Italian
Ostrava (Other) South American
Place name
Palmyra (Settlement) English
Palmyra is a Syrian city.
Paraguay (Country) Spanish, English
Meaning unknown, but probably derived from a river with the same name. This is the name of a landlocked country in South America.
Pennsylvania (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, literally "Penn's woods". Penn comes from Pennaeth, the welsh word for "head" "top" and Latin silvania (from Latin silvia) "wood, forrest"... [more]
Perth (Settlement) English
Phoenice (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Phoenice or Phoenike was an ancient Greek city in Epirus and capital of the Chaonians.45 It was also the location of the Treaty of Phoenice which ended the First Macedonian War,6 as well as one of the wealthiest cities in Epirus until the Roman conquest.... [more]
Pierre (Settlement) English
This is a city in South Dakota, USA. It comes from the given name Pierre.
Pompeii (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Possibly derived from the Oscan pompe "five", becoming the Latin second declension plural, pompeii. This may be because the community formerly consisted of five hamlets, or was perhaps settled by a family group (gens Pompeia).... [more]
Port Eynon (Settlement) Welsh
Portland (Settlement) American
In America, it is most likely used as a place name in reference to Portland, Oregon.
Pudsey (Settlement) English
This name is of Anglo - Saxian origin.... [more]
Puyog (Other) Filipino
Pydar (Other) Cornish
Râca (Political Subdivision) Romanian
Rakow (Settlement) Polish
Polish Village.
Reynosa (Settlement) Spanish
Reynosa is a border city in the northern part of Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is also the municipal seat of Reynosa Municipality.
Rhyl (Settlement) Welsh
Seaside resort and community in the Welsh county of Denbighshire. The origin is not fully known. The name seems to be a hybrid of the English word "hill" and the Welsh definite article "y", meaning "the hill"... [more]
Rosebery (Settlement) English
Australian locational name.
Rovine (Settlement) History
Ruen (Settlement) Bulgarian
Saerq (Island) Guernésiais
Guernésiais form of Sark.
Saigon (Settlement & River) English
From Vietnamese Sài Gòn of unclear origin. It may have come from Khmer ព្រៃនគរ (Prey Nokor), the Khmer Empire-era name that was used to refer to the region before it was annexed by the Vietnamese in the 17th century (the name itself comes from Khmer ព្រៃ (prey) meaning "jungle, forest, woods" and នគរ (nokor) meaning "kingdom, city")... [more]
Sandhurst (Settlement) English
Old English, meaning "sandy thicket of trees." A place name. In England, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (named after the village it is located) is the prestigious British Army officer training centre.
Santatornil (Settlement) Aragonese
Sawel (Mountain) English, Irish (Anglicized)
Sawel Mountain (historically known as Slieve Sawel) is the highest peak in the Sperrins, a mountain range in Northern Ireland. This is an Anglicized form of Irish samhail meaning "likeness", taken from its Irish name Samhail Phite Méabha "likeness to Méabh's vulva", referring to a glen or hollow on the side of the mountain.
Scarborough (Settlement) English
The name of a city in England. It is mentioned in the folk song "Scarborough Fair" about a fair held in the Middle Ages. A notable version of this song is the one by Simon and Garfunkel.
Sèr (Island) Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Sark.
Ser (Island) Norman, Sercquiais
Sercquiais and Cotentinais Norman form of Sark.
Seton (Settlement) English
A Scottish place, Seaton near Longniddry, "is so named because it was held from the 12th century by a Norman family de Sey, from Say in Indre. Other places of this name, for example those in Cumbria, Devon, County Durham, Northumbria, and Yorkshire, are mostly named with Old English "sea, lake" and tun "enclosure, settlement"... [more]
Seychelles (Country) French, English, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog
From the name of Jean Moreau de Séchelles (1690-1761), a French politician who served as Minister of Finance during the reign of King Louis XV. This is the name of an East African island country in the Indian Ocean.
Sinai (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]
Siymen (Settlement) Bulgarian
Skipton (Settlement) English
A town in North Yorkshire, England meaning "sheep town".
Śnieżka (Mountain) Polish
Name of a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland, the most prominent point of the Silesian Ridge in the Krkonoše mountains.
Snir (River) Biblical Hebrew
It's a river in the Bible, near the Hermon Mount. Sometimes the Hermon itself is called "Snir".
Sochi (Settlement) Russian
Sonoma (Political Subdivision) Spanish
County and town in the American state of California, the meaning of which is uncertain.
Soquel (Settlement) English
Soquel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, United States approximately 75 miles (120 km) south of San Francisco, and forms part of the north coast of Monterey Bay.... [more]
Stăncuţa (Settlement) Romanian
Staraya Russa (Settlement) Russian
Staraya Russa is a town in Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located on the Polist River.
Tahoe (Body of Water) American
Tahoe is a lake on the California/Nevada border in America.
Talinka (Settlement) Russian
Tälmen (Island) Estonian
Tampa (Settlement) English
After the city of Tampa in the state of Florida. Tampa is from a Calusa word, the Calusa being the Native American tribe that once lived in the area. The exact word in unknown; it may have meant "sticks of fire", possibly referring to lightning, or "the place to gather sticks"... [more]
Tangier (Settlement) English
From Latin Tingis, itself from the Punic root tng of uncertain origin. It may have been derived from Berber tingis meaning "marsh", based on the old Berber name ⵜⵉⵏⴳⵉ (Tingi)... [more]
Tarrant (River) English
River Tarrant in Dorset.
Țeica (Settlement) Romanian
Terabithia (Political Subdivision) Literature
The magical kingdom from the children's novel 'Bridge to Terabithia' (1977) by Katherine Paterson. Terabithia means "land of the turpentine-trees", it is in relation to the island Terebinthia in 'The Chronicles of Narnia' by C. S. Lewis.
Teslin (Other) English
Name of a mountain, plateau, river, and small lake in Yukon, Canada, and of a larger lake spanning the Yukon-British Columbia border. The word comes from the Tlingit name for the river, Teslintoo or Teslintuh, meaning "long, deep water."
Tessera (Settlement) Italian
Thessalonika (Settlement) English
Greek city
Tiree (Island) Scottish
From the name of the island off the west coast of Scotland. The name in Gaelic is Tiriodh, or Tir Iodh, meaning 'land of corn'.
Tirintha (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name of Tyrins.
Tisza (River) Hungarian
Name of one of the main European rivers that starts in Ukraine and passes through Hungary.
Toronto (Settlement) English
The name Toronto is likely derived from the Iroquois word tkaronto, meaning "place where trees stand in the water". This refers to the northern end of what is now Lake Simcoe, where the Huron had planted tree saplings to corral fish... [more]
Trim (Settlement) English
Truro (Settlement) Cornish
Truro, Cornwall
Tsavo (Region) African
Tsavo is a region of Kenya located at the crossing of the Uganda Railway over the Tsavo River, close to where it meets the Athi-Galana-Sabaki River.
Tunisia (Country) Basque, English, Finnish, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swahili, Thai
The name of a country in North Africa, named after its capital city Tunis.
Tuscany (Region) English
Tuscany is named after the Etruscans who settled central Italy in the 8th century BC.
Tustan (Settlement) Persian
Umbria (Region) Italian
Vara (River) Italian
Varja (Settlement) Estonian
Veina (River) Livonian
Livonian name of the river Daugava.
Verdun (Settlement) French
Veroia (Settlement) English
Veszprém (Settlement) Hungarian
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights.
Vevey (Settlement) French
Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton of Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.
Victorica (Settlement) Spanish (Latin American)
Town in La Pampa Province in Argentina.
Villarreal (Settlement) Spanish
Villarreal is a city in the province of Castelló, in the Valencian Community, Spain.
Virginië (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of Virginia. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Viroqua (Settlement) English
From the Spanish Veragua. A town in Wisconsin.
Vladia (Settlement) Romanian
Volga (River) English, Russian
English and Russian name for the largest river in Europe. The Old Mari name of the river is Volgydo, which means "bright". The name volgydo is cognate to Finno-Ugric valkea meaning "white" or "bright"... [more]
Watonga (Settlement) English
Watonga is a city in Blaine County, Oklahoma that is named after Arapaho Chief Watonga whose name means "Black Coyote".
Wenningsted (Settlement) North Frisian
Derived from North Frisian winning "gained land" and Low German stede "settlement".
Wisley (Settlement) English
It is a small village in Surrey, England.
Worthington (Settlement) English
Place name meaning either "Wurð's settlement" or "enclosed settlement" in Old English.
Wryeton (Settlement) English
Middle English Wry(e) may mean "bent", "twisted" combined with the "ton" ending.
Xanadu (Settlement) Literature, Medieval Mongolian (Anglicized)
Located about 200 miles north of Beijing, Xanadu, is the anglicized place name for, Shang Tu, originally the summer capital of Kubla Khan, founder of the Mongol (Yuan) dynasty.... [more]