Submitted Place Names Starting with E

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ECCLEFECHAN (Settlement) Scottish
A village in South-West Scotland. It's name derives from the Cumbric eccle-, meaning 'church' (Welsh eglwys) and fechan, which meant 'small, unimportant' (Welsh fychan).
ÉCOSSE (Country) French
French form of Scotland via its Latin form Scotia.
ECUADOR (Country) English
The name of the Country in South America. Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands... [more]
EDAM (Settlement) Dutch
EDEN (River) English
The name of a river in Cumbria, England. It derives from the Brythonic *ituna, 'to gush forth'.
EDINBURGH (Settlement) Scottish
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It was first attested in the Cumbric form Dinn Eidyn, meaning 'castle of Edin', hence the Gaelic name Dùn Èideann.... [more]
EDMONTON (Settlement) English
From Eadhelm and ton, mean "field owned by Eadhelm". City in Canada, named after the district of London.
EFRAT (River) Bulgarian, Icelandic
Bulgarian and Icelandic form of Euphrates.
EGIPAT (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Egypt.
EGIPTE (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Egypt.
EGYPT (Country) English
The name of the Country. Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs... [more]
EGYPTE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Egypt.
EIROPA (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Europa (see Europe).
EKVADOR (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ecuador.
EKVATORIALNA GVINEJA (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of Equatorial Guinea.
EKVATORIJALNA GVINEJA (Country) Serbian, Croatian (Rare)
Serbian form of Equatorial Guinea as well as a Croatian alternative name for the country. The standard form in Croatia is Ekvatorska Gvineja.
EKVATORSKA GVINEJA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian
Bosnian, Croatian and Macedonian form of Equatorial Guinea.
EKWATORIAAL-GUINEE (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Equatorial Guinea.
EL AAIÚN (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Laayoune.
EL SALVADOR (Country) Spanish
El Salvador is a small Central American nation. It's known for its Pacific Ocean beaches, surf spots and mountainous landscape. Its Ruta de Las Flores is a winding route past coffee farms, rainforests with waterfalls and towns like Juayúa, with its weekend food festival, plus Ataco, home to vivid murals... [more]
ELSINORE (Settlement) Literature, English
Anglicized form of Helsingør. This is the name of Hamlet's castle in William Shakespeare's play.
ELWY (River) Welsh
The name of a river in Wales, possibly meaning "second river" from Welsh ail "a second, another" and the river name suffix wy.
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]
EMATIJA (Region) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Emathia.
EMDEN (Settlement) German
A city and seaport in Northwest Germany that has existed at least since the 8th century.
ENGLESKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of England.
ENOTRIA (Region) Italian, History
Italian form of Oenotria. Enotria or Oenotria refers to an ancient region of southern Italy.
EOLIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Aeolia.
ERITRĖJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eritrea.
ERMLAND (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Warmia in the West and North Germanic languages.
ESBO (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish name for Espoo.
ESCÓCIA (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Scotland via its Latin form Scotia.
ESCOCIA (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Scotland via its Latin form Scotia.
ESKILSTUNA (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of the Swedish name Eskil and Swedish tun (from Old Norse tún) meaning "enclosure, fence, homestead, courtyard, plot". The town was originally called just Tuna but was renamed Eskilstuna after Saint Eskil who was stoned to death in 1080... [more]
ESKOZIA (Country) Basque
Basque form of Scotland via its Latin form Scotia.
ESPOO (Settlement) Finnish
Derived from Esbo, a combination of Swedish asp "aspen" (or possibly äspe "aspen forest") and å "river, stream". Espoo is the second largest city (and urban area) in Finland.
ESSEX (Region) English
A county in South-Eastern England. The name means 'East Saxons'. The Saxons were a Germanic tribe which settled in Britain in the 5th century A.D.
ESTIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eesti (see Estonia).
ETHIOPIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ethiopia.
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.
ÉTRURIE (Region) French
French form of Etruria.
ETRURIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Etruria.
ETRURIEN (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Etruria.
ETRURIJA (Region) Serbian, Slovene
Serbian and Slovenian form of Etruria.
EUFRAAT (River) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Euphrates.
EUFRATE (River) Italian
Italian form of Euphrates.
EUFRATES (River) Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Spanish and Portuguese form of Euphrates.
EUPHRAT (River) German, Luxembourgish
German and Luxembourgish form of Euphrates.
EUPHRATE (River) French
French form of Euphrates.
EURASIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Eurasia.
EURAZIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Eurasia.
EUROOPA (Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Europa (see Europe).
EUROOPPA (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Europa (see Europe).
EURÓPA (Region) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Europa (see Europe).
EUROPE (Region) English, French
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Greek εὐρύς (eurus) meaning "wide" or "broad" and ὤψ, ὠπ-, ὀπτ-(ōps, ōp-, opt-) meaning "eye", "face", or "countenance". It could also be from Akkadian erebu meaning "to go down" or "set"... [more]
EVFRAT (River) Slovene, Russian
Slovenian form of Euphrates and Russian variant transcription of Yevfrat.
EVRÓPA (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Europa (see Europe).
EVROPA (Region) Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Europa (see Europe) as well as a Russian variant transcription of Yevropa.
EVROPI (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Europe.
EVRYTANIA (Political Subdivision) Greek
Derived from Εὐρυτᾶνες (Eurytanes) "Eurytanians", the name of an ancient Aetolian tribe who inhabited Eurytania, an ancient region. It is possibly derived from Greek εὐρύτης (eurytes) meaning "width, breadth", itself a derivative of εὐρύς (eurys) "wide, broad", or Greek εὔρυτος (eurytos) meaning "full-flowing", from εὖ (eu) "well" and ῥέω (rheo) "to flow, run, stream, gush".... [more]
EWROPA (Region) Maltese
Maltese form of Europa (see Europe).
EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL (Other) Icelandic
Means "island mountain glacier". From Icelandic eyja "island", fjall "mountain", and jökull "glacier". Eyjafjallajökull is a glacier and volcano in Iceland whose eruptions in 2010 caused a great air travel disruption in Europe.