Submitted Place Names Starting with B

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Benezuera (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Venezuela.
Bengal (Country) English
An independent kingdom from 1338-1539, now part of Bangladesh and India.
Bengalūru (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Kannada
Bengalūru is the name of the capital city of Karnataka.
Bengeo (Settlement) English
Bengeo means ridge over the River Beane, or settlement on the River Beane.
Benina (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Benin.
Beninas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Benin.
Benini (Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of Benin.
Benîno‎ (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Benin.
Bennettsville (Settlement) English
This is the county seat of Marlboro County, North Carolina.
Bennington (Settlement) English
Derived from the Old English personal name Beonna combined with -ing-, a connective particle denoting association, and tūn "farmstead, settlement". Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States.
Bentleigh (Settlement) English
Bến Tre (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese � (biển) meaning "sea" and � (tre) meaning "to know".
Beócia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Boeotia.
Beocia (Political Subdivision & Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Boeotia.
Beocija (Political Subdivision & Region) Slovene
Slovenian form of Boeotia.
Beocja (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish
Polish form of Boeotia.
Beoma (Country) Korean
Korean form of Burma.
Béotie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Boeotia.
Beotija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Boeotia.
Beozia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Boeotia.
Berea (Settlement) Biblical (All)
Berea (also Beroea) was an ancient city of the Hellenistic period and Roman Empire now known as Veria (or Veroia) in Macedonia, northern Greece. It is a small city on the eastern side of the Vermio Mountains north of Mount Olympus... [more]
Berestia (Region) History, English
This is the name of a historical region in Eastern Europe. Its territory was located in what is now Belarus, Poland and Ukraine. The region was named after the Belarusian city of Brest, which was at its centre.
Berezil (Country) Persian
Persian form of Brazil.
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.
Berlijn (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Berlin.
Berlîn (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Berlin.
Berlino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Berlin.
Berlyn (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Berlin.
Bermeh (Country) Persian
Persian form of Burma.
Bermûda (Political Subdivision) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Bermuda.
Bermuda (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from the surname of Juan de Bermúdez, a 16th-century Spanish navigator alleged to have discovered the archipelago situated in the North Atlantic Ocean. Bermúdez is a surname meaning "son of Bermudo".
Bermuda (Political Subdivision) English
Bernicia (Political Subdivision) Anglo-Saxon
Bêrût (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Beirut.
Besozzo (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bessarabië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bessarabia.
Beteunam (Country) Korean
Korean form of Vietnam.
Bethesda (Body of Water) Biblical
Betleem (Settlement) Romanian
Romanian form of Bethlehem.
Betlejem (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Bethlehem.
Betlem (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Bethlehem.
Bētleme (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Bethlehem.
Betliejus (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bethlehem.
Betonamu (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Vietnam.
Betws-y-coed (Settlement) Welsh
A village in rural North-West Wales. The element betws, in Welsh means 'prayer house'. The y is the definite article 'the'. The final element coed means 'trees'. This gives a full name meaning 'prayer house in the forest'... [more]
Beulanda (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Holland 1, referring to the entire country of the Netherlands.
Beurunai (Country) Korean
Korean form of Brunei.
Beverege (Settlement) Medieval English
Means "beaver island". From the words beofor "beaver" and eg "island"
Bexda (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Baghdad.
Beyjing (Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Beijing.
Beýrut (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Beirut.
Beyzhin (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Beijing.
Bharatpur (Region) Indian
Bhar Ma (Country) Tibetan
Tibetan form of Burma.
Bharoto (Country) Odia
Odia form of Bharat.
Bhoetan (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bhutan.
Bhoutan (Country) Breton, French
Breton and French form of Bhutan
Bhútán (Country) Czech
Czech form of Bhutan.
Bhután (Country) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Bhutan.
Bhutan (Country) English, Bengali, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu
Probably from བོད (bod), the Tibetan name for the region of Tibet, derived from Sanskrit भोट-अन्त (bhoṭa-anta) meaning "end of Tibet" (referring to the country's geographical location in southern extremity of the Tibetan plateau)... [more]
Bhwtan (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of Bhutan.
Biandronno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bián-tiān (Country) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien form of Myanmar.
Biʼednam (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Vietnam
Bielarús (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Belarus
Bielorrusia (Country) Spanish, Asturian, Basque
Spanish, Asturian and Basque form of Belarus.
Bielorusko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Belarus
Bielorússia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Belarus.
Bientian (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Vientiane.
Bifrǫst (Other) Norse Mythology
Means "swaying road to heaven", derived from Old Norse bifa ("shake, sway"). In Norse mythology this is the name of the bridge connecting Asgard and Midgard.
Biŝkeko (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Bishkek.
Bikini Atoll (Island) English
From Marshallese Pikinni "surface of coconut". Bikini is an island located in the Marshall Islands, famous for being a place the United States formerly did nuclear tests.
Bikini Bottom (Other) Popular Culture
Name of fictional town in the famous cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants.
Bilaruz (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Belarus.
Bilishi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Belgium.
Billyuseu (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Vilnius.
Bilu (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Peru.
Bilungga (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Mountain) Korean
Korean variant of Wirunga and Ibirunga.
Bincheng (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Penang.
Bingdao (Country & Island) Chinese
Means "ice island" from Chinese 冰 (bīng) meaning "ice" and 島 (dǎo) meaning "island". This is the Chinese name for Iceland.
Bìng-iōng (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of Pyongyang.
Bình Định (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平定 (hán tự) meaning "to subjugate".
Bình Dương (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平陽 (bình dương) meaning "plain".
Bình Nhưỡng (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Pyongyang.
Bình Phước (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平 (bình) meaning "level" and 福 (phước) meaning "fortunate".
Bình Thuận (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平 (bình) meaning "level" and 順 (thuận) meaning "along".
Binin (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Benin.
Binladesh (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Bangladesh.
Binnizwela (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Venezuela.
Birinyusu (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Vilnius.
Birka (Settlement) Old Norse, Old Swedish
Possibly taken from a Latinization of Norse Bjǫrkey "Birch island", although some believe it's derived from Old Norse birk "market place". Birka was a Viking age town and an important trading and market place during the Viking Age located on the island Björkö (modern form of Bjǫrkey) in Lake Mälaren, outside of Stockholm, Sweden.
Birkirkara (Settlement) Maltese
Means "running water" or "cold water". Birkirkara is the second largest city in Malta.
Birləşmiş Krallıq (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of United Kingdom
Bir Lehlou (Settlement) English
Derived from Hassaniya Arabic bir lehlou meaning "sweet water well". Bir Lehlou is an oasis town in the Polisario-controlled region in northeastern Western Sahara.
Birmània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Burma
Birmingham (Settlement) English
A city in central England. Its name derives from the Anglo-Saxon words meaning 'the farm of Beormund's people', from the personal name Beormund, ingas, meaning 'people' and ham, meaning 'farm'.
Birmo (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Burma.
Biruma (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Burma.
Bisaltie (Region) French
French form of Bisaltia.
Bisaltien (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Bisaltia.
Bisaltija (Region) Croatian, Macedonian
Croatian and Macedonian form of Bisaltia.
Bisau Gvinėja (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Guinea-Bissau.
Bishaket (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Bishkek.
Bishikaike (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Bishkek.
Bishkek (Settlement) Kyrgyz, English, Russian
Meaning uncertain. One theory suggests that it comes from a word meaning "whorl, whisk" in Kyrgyz, referring to a tool used to prepare kumis, a traditional dairy product. It could also mean "five heights" from Kyrgyz беш (besh) meaning "five" and бийик (biyik) meaning "tall, high", or it could mean "five chiefs" from беш (besh) meaning "five" and the Turkish title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
Bisjkek (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bishkek.
Bîşkek (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Bishkek.
Bişkek (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Bishkek.
Biskek (Settlement) Greek, Hungarian, Spanish
Greek, Hungarian, and Spanish form of Bishkek.
Bismarck (Settlement) English
Biszkek (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Bishkek.
Bithynië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bithynia.
Bixkek (Settlement) Asturian, Basque, Catalan, Galician
Asturian, Basque, Catalan, and Galician form of Bishkek.
Biyetnan (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Vietnam.
Biyzhin (Settlement) Dungan
Dungan form of Beijing.
Bizaltija (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bisaltia.
Bjellorusia (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Belarus.
Bjelorussja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Belarus.
Bjołoruś (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Belarus.
Björneborg (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of Swedish björn "bear" and borg "castle, fortress". This is the Swedish name for Pori (whose name is a Finnicized form of -borg).
Blackheath (Political Subdivision) English
English place name which may be a corruption of "bleak heath", or simply mean "dark heath" from Old English blæc "black" and hǣth (see also Heath)... [more]
Blackpool (Settlement) English
A coastal town in Lancashire. Literally means 'black pool', so named from a nearby drainage stream which ran through a peat bog, discharging discoloured water into the nearby Irish Sea. (Compare Dublin).
Blagoveshchensk (Political Subdivision) Russian
literally 'the city of The Annunciation (of The Lord to The Blessed Virgin Mary)'
Blanda (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Holland 1, referring to the entire country of the Netherlands.
Bleaz (Settlement) Breton
Bloomingdale (Settlement) English
From the surname Bloomingdale.
Blythburgh (Settlement) English (British)
Blythburgh is a village and civil parish in the East Suffolk district of the English county of Suffolk. It is 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Southwold and 5 miles (8.0 km) south-east of Halesworth and lies on the River Blyth... [more]
Bnum Binh (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Phnom Penh.
Bờ Biển Ngà (Country) Vietnamese
From Vietnamese bờ biển meaning "coast, seashore" and ngà meaning "ivory". This is the Vietnamese name for the Ivory Coast.
Bồ Đào Nha (Country) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 葡萄牙 (Bồ Đào Nha) possibly derived from Hokkien 葡萄牙 (Pô-tô-gâ). This is the Vietnamese name for Portugal.
Bodaybo (Political Subdivision) Russian
possibly named after the Celtic queen "Boadicea" or "Boadacaea"
Boedapest (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Budapest.
Boekarest (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bucharest.
Boekovina (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bukovina.
Boekowina (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bukovina.
Boeotië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Boeotia.
Boergondië (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch (Rare)
Afrikaans form of Burgundy as well as a Dutch variant spelling of Bourgondië.
Boerjatië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Buryatia.
Bogor (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Means "sugar palm" (a type of tree) in Indonesian. This is the name of a city in West Java province, Indonesia.
Bogori (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Bogor.
Bogota (Settlement) English, Japanese, Polish, Slovak
From an unattested Chibcha word, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of the capital city of Colombia.
Bogusza (Settlement) Polish
Boheme (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bohemia.
Bohemen (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bohemia.
Bohor (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Bogor.
Boiootia (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Boiotien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Boise (Settlement) English
Most likely from French, but of uncertain ultimate origin. One account states that it may come from a story of a French-speaking person who yelled "Les bois! Les bois!" ("The woods! The woods!"); another account is that the name comes from the phrase la rivière boisée ("the wooded river").... [more]
Bojótie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Bojotija (Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Bokeo (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "gem mine" in Lao.
Boku (Settlement) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Baku.
Bo Laan (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Poland.
Bolan (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Poland.
Bolgari (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Ingush, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Ingush, and Ossetian form of Bulgaria.
Bolgarija (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of Bulgaria.
Bolgariýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Bulgaria.
Bölgerië (Country) Limburgish
Limburgish form of Bulgaria
Bolgharestan (Country) Persian
From Persian بلغار (bolghar) meaning "Bulgarian" combined with the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Bulgaria.
Bolhariya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Bulgaria.
Bolibiya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Bolivia.
Bolívia (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Bolivia.
Bolívie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Bolivia.
Bolîvya (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Bolivia.
Boliweiya (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Bolivia.
Boliwia (Country) Polish
Polish form of Bolivia.
Bolqarıstan (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Bolgharestan, referring to Bulgaria.
Boltkrīveja (Country) Latgalian
Latgalian form of Belarus
Bolton (Settlement) English (British)
A town in Greater Manchester, England. Derived from the Old English bothl-tun
Bombaim (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mumbai.
Bombay (Settlement) English (Archaic), Dutch, French, Spanish
From Portuguese Bombaim, which may have been derived from the phrase bom baim meaning "good little bay" or from the Marathi name मुंबई (Mumbai). This is an older English name for Mumbai, officially used until 1995... [more]
Bombo (Mountain & Other) Kongo, Literature, Popular Culture
The name of a hill in westernmost DRC and the meaningful rename of a little known Tarzan inspired character.
Bonair (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of Bonaire.
Bonaire (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is a special municipality of the Netherlands.
Bonayre (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of Bonaire as well as a Russian variant name for the island.
Boneiri (Political Subdivision & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Bonaire.
Boneiru (Political Subdivision & Island) Papiamento
Papiamento form of Bonaire.
Boner (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Bonaire.
Boneras (Political Subdivision & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bonaire.
Boneyr (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of Bonaire.
Bonn (Settlement) German
From Latin Bonna, of uncertain meaning. Theories are that it is derived from the name of a Gallic-Germanic tribe, the Eburoni, or that it is derived from words meaning "settlement" or "castle"... [more]
Bonnyrigg (Settlement) Scottish
A town, near Edinburgh, Scotland. It derives from Lowland Scots bonnie, meaning 'beautiful, fine', and rig, meaning 'ridge, hill-crest' (Old Norse hryggr, 'back, ridge', Dutch rug, 'ridge').
Bootaan (Country) Manx
Manx form of Bhutan
Böotien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Boeotia.
Boqor (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Bogor.
Borikhamxay (Political Subdivision) Lao
Borneo (Island) Malay, English
From the name of the Bruneian Empire (see Brunei), which is believed to be derived from Sanskrit वरुण (varuna) meaning "ocean, water" or referring to the Hindu god Varuna... [more]
Bornéu (Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Borneo.
Boroney (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Brunei.
Boruney (Country) Persian
Persian form of Brunei.
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
Boseunia (Country) Korean
Korean form of Bosnia.
Bosna i Hercegovina (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Country) English
Bosnia and Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, sometimes called Bosnia–Herzegovina and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country of South and Southeast Europe, located within the Balkans. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city.
Bosnia dan Herzegovina (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bosniya ham Gertsegovina (Country) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bossier (Political Subdivision & Settlement) French
A city and parish in Louisiana, a place with Creole roots. This is also a French surname.
Boston (Settlement) English
From a surname which was originally taken from an English place name meaning "Botwulf's stone". (It is likely that Botwulf was an ordinary landowner; later the place name became associated with the saint of the same name, Botulph, who built a monastery there in the 7th century.) A city in Massachusetts bears this name... [more]
Bostún (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Boston.
Botan (Country) Occitan
Occitan form of Bhutan
Botàna (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Bhutan.
Bothnian Bay (Body of Water) English
English form of Bottenviken.
Bothnian Sea (Settlement) English
English form of Bottenhavet.
Bôtsoana (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Botswana.
Botsouana (Country) Greek
Greek form of Botswana.
Botsuáin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Botswana
Botsüana (Country) Assamese
Assamese form of Botswana
Botsvanæ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Botswana.
Bottenhavet (Body of Water) Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Combination of Old Swedish botn "bay, gulf" and the definite form of Swedish hav "sea". Bottenhavet is located between Finland and Sweden and is a part of Bottniska viken, the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea.
Bottenviken (Body of Water) Swedish
Combination of Old Swedish botn "bay, gulf" and the definite form of Swedish vik "bay", making it a tautological place name meaning "the bay bay". Bottenviken is a part of Bottniska viken and the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea.
Bou Gaa Lei Aa (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Bulgaria.
Boulder (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Colorado, from Middle English bulderston, from a Scandinavian source akin to Swedish dialectal bullersten "noisy stone", (Swedish buller "rumbling noise" + sten "stone".
Bourgondië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Burgundy.
Bouriatie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Buryatia.
Bourkina Faso (Country) Greek
Greek form of Burkina Faso.
Bourma (Country) Greek
Greek form of Burma.
Bourounti (Country) Greek
Greek form of Burundi.
Boutan (Country) Greek
Greek form of Bhutan.
Bouville (Settlement) French
Bragh (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Prague.
Braint (River) Welsh
The name of a small river on Anglesey, an island off the north-west coast of Wales. It is probably a Welsh form of Brigantia.
Brampton (Settlement) English
A city in the Great Toronto-Hamilton area of Ontario, Canada. From the surveyor of the same name.
Brasiilia (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Brazil.
Brasilía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Brazil.
Brasilia (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Brazil.
Bratyslava (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Bratislava.
Bratysława (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Bratislava.
Brazili (Country) Chechen, Chuvash, Ingush, Ossetian
Chechen, Chuvash, Ingush, and Ossetian form of Brazil.
Brazīlija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Brazil.
Brazilija (Country) Lithuanian, Slovene
Lithuanian and Slovenian form of Brazil.
Brazyliya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Brazil.
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".
Breda (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Breda is a city and municipality in the southern part of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Brabant. The name derived from brede Aa ('wide Aa' or 'broad Aa') and refers to the confluence of the rivers Mark and Aa.7
Brenta (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Brescia (Settlement) Italian, English, Catalan, French, Polish, Romanian, Sicilian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Brixia, itself probably from a Gaulish or Celtic root denoting a hill. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Breslavia (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
Italian, Spanish and Tagalog form of Wrocław.
Bretland (Country) Icelandic, Faroese, Medieval English
Icelandic, Faroese and Old English form of Britain (see also: United Kingdom).
Brezîl (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Brazil.
Brezilya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Brazil.
Bridge (Settlement) English
Bridge is a city in Texas.
Bridgemont (Settlement) English
This very old and rare medieval English surname is almost certainly locational and derives from a now "lost" medieval village called "Bridgemont". Meaning, "mount of the bridge."
Bridgeton (Settlement) English
Bridgeton, meaning "bridge town", is a city in New Jersey.
Brighton (Settlement) English
The name of an English city, meaning "bright town" in Old English.
Brione (Political Subdivision) Italian
Brisbane (Settlement) English (Australian)
Named after sir Thomas Brisbane
Brisel (Settlement) Macedonian, Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian
Macedonian and Serbian form of Brussels as well as a Bosnian and Croatian variant of the name.
Brissõl (Settlement) Livonian
Livonian form of Brussels
Brîtanya (Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Britain.
British Columbia (Region) English (Canadian)
The southwestern province of Canada.
Britse Maagde-eilande (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of British Virgin Islands.
Britse Maagdeneilanden (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of British Virgin Islands.
Brittanje (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Britain.
Brixton (Settlement) English
The name of Brixton (a town in England).
Brno (Settlement) Czech
Meaning uncertain. Possible explanations are that it's derived from Old Czech brnie "muddy, swampy", from the Slavic verb brniti "to fortify", or that it's related to Welsh bryn "hill, mound" (Celtic languages were spoken in the area in ancient times)... [more]
Bro (Settlement) Swedish
Means "bridge" in Swedish. This is the name of many localities and parishes in Sweden. It's also a common place name element (see Örebro).
Broadford (Settlement) Scottish
A village in Skye, Scotland. It's name derives from the Old Norse words for 'wide fjord', referencing the local geography.... [more]
Broenei (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Brunei.
Bromley (Settlement) English
This is the name of a district and borough in south-east London.... [more]
Bronston (Settlement) English
Town in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
Bronx (Settlement) English
Name of a borough in New York City, name after Swedish settler Jonas Bronck.
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.
Brounei (Country) Greek
Greek form of Brunei.
Bruges (Settlement) French, English, Italian, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, Romanian
French form of Brugge, which some countries (mostly Romance ones) have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
Brügge (Settlement) Azerbaijani, German
Azerbaijani and German form of Brugge.