Submitted Place Names Starting with G

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Ga (Settlement) Ga
Ga form of Accra.
Gaaga (Settlement) Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of The Hague.
Gaak Lou Gat Aa (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Georgia 1.
Gáana (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Ghana
Gaanaa (Country) Oromo
Oromo form of Ghana.
Gaa Naa Daai (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Canada.
Gaan Bou Zaai (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Kampuchea (see Cambodia).
Gabôna (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Gabon.
Ga-bông (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Gabon.
Gabong (Country) Korean
Korean form of Gabon.
Gaboni (Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of Gabon.
Gabǫ́ǫ́ (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Gabon
Gabúin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Gabon
Gadeira (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Phoenician 𐤂𐤃𐤓 (gdr) (see Cádiz).
Gader (Settlement) Phoenician
Phoenician form of Cádiz.
Gaenjiseu (River) Korean
Korean form of Ganges.
Gagaoesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Gagauzia.
Gagaoezië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Gagauzia.
Gahire (Settlement) Armenian (Western)
Western Armenian form of Cairo.
Ga Hkyeng (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Jingpho
Means ‘red soil’. Also the inspiration for Kachin and Kakin.
Gaiana (Country) Georgian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik
Form of Guyana used in various languages, as well as an alternate transcription of Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian and Tajik Гайана (see Gayana).
Gaille (Other) Hebrew (Rare)
Gaille is a gender-neutral name for the smiley little angel here to spread joy. Derived from the Hebrew Abigail and a respelling of Gail, gender-neutral Gaille inherits the meanings “cheerful,” “happy,” and “rejoice.” Parents wishing to welcome baby to their faith may love Gaille's connection to the Hebrew Bible (according to google)
Gaillimh (River & Body of Water) Irish
Irish name for Corrib.
Gaillimhe (Body of Water & River) Irish
Another spelling of Gaillimh.
Gaimbia (Country) Irish
Irish form of Gambia
Gaingyana (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Guyana.
Gaiti (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkmen, Uzbek
Form of Haiti used in various languages.
Gaiyana (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Guyana.
Gaja (Region & Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Gaza.
Gajāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Guyana.
Gajana (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Guyana.
Ġakarta (Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Jakarta.
Ĝakarto (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Jakarta.
Galatië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Galatia.
Galbally (Settlement) Irish
From Irish gall "foreigner, stranger" and baile "settlement, home". Alternately, may be from gall "stone" and buaile, a form of seasonal pasture.
Galdhøpiggen (Mountain) English, Norwegian
This is a 2469 meter tall mountain in Norway, it’s also the tallest mountain above sea level in Scandinavia... [more]
Galicië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Galicia.
Galicien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Galicia.
Galiläa (Region) German
German form of Galilee.
Galilæa (Region) Danish
Danish form of Galilee.
Galílea (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Galilee.
Galilée (Region) French
French form of Galilee.
Galileea (Region) Romanian
Romanian form of Galilee.
Galileen (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Galilee.
Galileia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Galilee.
Galilėja (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Galilee.
Galileja (Region) Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Galilee.
Galileya (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Galilee.
Galinden (Region) German
German form of Galindia.
Galisië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Galicia.
Gallië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Gaul.
Galliki Gouiana (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of French Guiana.
Galway (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Irish
City and county in Ireland. Means "fort Gaillimh", named after the Gaillimh river that flows through the city.
Ġamajka (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Jamaica.
Gàmbi (Country) Wolof
Wolof form of Gambia
Gâmbia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Gambia
Găm-bi-a (Country & River) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Gambia.
Gambía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gambia.
Gambia (Country & River) English
The name of the Country in West Africa. The Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It's known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River... [more]
Gambie (Country & River) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Gambia.
Gambië (Country & River) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Gambia.
Gambiýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Gambia.
Gambiya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Gambia
Gambiya (Country) Bulgarian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Persian, Russian, Turkish, Uzbek
Form of Gambia used in various languages.
Gambja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Gambia.
Gan (River) Chinese
"Circuit" of "Western" Jiangnan
Ğana (Country) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Ghana.
Ɣana (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of Ghana.
Gāna (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Ghana
Ganà (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Ghana.
Ganbia (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Gambia.
Ganbiya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Gambia.
Gandoh (Political Subdivision) Indian
Gange (River) French, Italian
French and Italian form of Ganges.
Gange (River) French, Italian, Romanian
French, Italian and Romanian form of Ganges.
Ganges (River) English, Ancient Greek
From Ancient Greek Γάγγης (Ganges) derived from Sanskrit गङ्गा (ganga) meaning "swift-goer", itself from गच्छति (gacchati) meaning "to go". This is the name of a river in South Asia that flows through India and Bangladesh.
Gangesz (River) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ganges.
Gangga (River) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Ganges.
Gangis (River) Greek
Modern Greek form of Ganges.
Ganj (River) Turkish
Turkish form of Ganges.
Ganjisu (River) Japanese
Japanese form of Ganges.
Ganxes (River) Galician
Galician form of Ganges.
Ġappun (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Japão (see Japan).
Garaganda (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Karaganda.
Garajonay (Mountain) Spanish
The name of a mountain peak which is the highest point on the Canarian island of La Gomera, located at the center of the island and regarded as a spiritual center of power by the ancient inhabitants... [more]
Gari (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Greece.
Garston (Settlement) English
Garðaríki (Country) Old Norse
Old Norse term for an area located in modern Russia.
Gãrtsia (Country) Aromanian
Aromanian form of Greece
Gasa (Region & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gaza.
Gasconië (Region) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Gascony. The modern Dutch form is now its contemporary French name, which is Gascogne.
Gassa (Region & Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Gaza.
Gastonia (Settlement) English
Gastonia is the largest city and county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Gateshead (Settlement) English
A town in Northeast England. It most likely means 'goat's headland', implying that wild goats were a part of the local fauna.
Gatineau (Settlement & River) French (Quebec)
City and river in Quebec, Canada. Named after city official Nicholas Gatineau dit Duplessis.
Gat Ji Gat Si (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Kyrgyzstan.
Gat Lung Bo (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Kuala Lumpur.
Gavana (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Havana.
Gavayi (Political Subdivision & Island) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Hawaii used in multiple languages.
Gavirate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Gävle (Settlement) Swedish
From the name of the river Gavleån whose name was derived from archaic Swedish gavel "steep river bank". Gävle is a city in Sweden and the capital of Gävleborg County. The city was founded in 1446, but the name (ij) Gæffla was first mentioned in 1432.
Gawłów (Settlement & River) Polish
From the given name Gaweł or the surname Gaweł with the suffix -ów... [more]
Gayana (Country) Amharic, Armenian, Bengali, Hebrew, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Guyana used in numerous languages.
Gaylord (Settlement) English (American)
Gaylord is a city in and the county seat of Otsego County, Michigan, United States... [more]
Gáza (Region & Settlement) Hebrew
Hungarian form of Gaza.
Gaza (Region & Settlement) English, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
From Hebrew עזה ('azza) most commonly believed to be derived from the word עז ('az) meaning "strong, fierce". This is the name of a region in western Asia on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea (referred to as the Gaza Strip), as well as a city in this region (called Gaza City).
Gazagystan (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Kazakhstan.
Gazaxyston (Country) Talysh
Talysh form of Kazakhstan.
Gazayer (Settlement & Country) Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Arabic جزاير (see Jaza'ir) chiefly used in Egypt.
G'azza (Region & Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Gaza.
Gazze (Region & Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Gaza.
Gearmáin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Germany
Gebenhagen (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Copenhagen.
Gedrósia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Gedrosia.
Gédrosie (Region) French
French form of Gedrosia.
Gedrósie (Region) Czech
Czech form of Gedrosia.
Gedrosië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Gedrosia.
Gedrosien (Region) German
German form of Gedrosia.
Gedrosija (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Gedrosia.
Gedrozija (Region) Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovenian form of Gedrosia.
Gedrozja (Region) Polish
Polish form of Gedrosia.
Géémbiya (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Gambia
Gehenna (Other) Biblical, Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
Latin form of the Greek Γέεννα (Géenna), from a contracted form of Hebrew גֵּיא בֶן הִנֹּם‎ (gē ḇen hinnōm) meaning "valley of the son of Hinnom". This is the name of hell in Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition, taken from the name of a valley outside Jerusalem which was filled with the waste of the city, which was then burnt... [more]
Gelabad (Settlement) Iranian
Gelinglan (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Greenland.
Gelinnada (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Grenada.
Gelujiya (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Georgia 1 (the country).
Geluozini (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Grozny.
Gemo (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Comoros.
Gemonio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Genebra (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Geneva.
General Salipada Khalid Pendatun (Settlement) English
General Salipada K. Pendatun is a municipality in the Philippines. It is named for General Salipada K. Pendatun, who is a forerunner Mindanaoan Legislator and General during the Second World War.
Gëneva (Settlement) Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of Geneva.
Genèva (Settlement) Occitan
Occitan form of Geneva.
Geneva (Settlement) English
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.... [more]
Genève (Settlement) French
French form of Geneva.
Geneve (Settlement) Danish, Finnish
Danish and Finnish form of Geneva.
Genevi (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Geneva.
Genevra (Settlement) Romansh
Romansh form of Geneva.
Genewa (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Geneva.
Genf (Settlement) German
German form of Geneva.
Genf (Settlement) German, Estonian, Hungarian, Icelandic
German, Estonian, Hungarian and Icelandic form of Geneva.
Geng Dang (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew romanization of Guangdong.
Geng Ziu (Settlement) Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew romanization of Guangzhou.
Genjbujcai (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Kampuchea (see Cambodia).
Génoa (Settlement) Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of Genoa.
Gènoa (Settlement) Occitan
Occitan form of Genoa.
Ġenova (Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Genoa.
Gènova (Settlement) Catalan, Sardinian
Catalan and Sardinian form of Genoa.
Gênova (Settlement) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Genoa.
Ĝenovo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Genoa.
Genúa (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Genoa.
Genuja (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Genoa.
Gènuva (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Genoa.
Genuva (Settlement) Corsican
Corsican form of Genoa.
Genuya (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Genoa used in multiple languages.
George Town (Settlement) English, Malay
Derived from the given name George, named in honour of British king George III. This is the name of a city in Malaysia as well as the capital city of the Cayman Islands.
Georgetown (Settlement) English
The capital of Guyana, and is a port at the mouth of the Demerara River, pop. 133,000 (est. 2007)
Géorgia (Country) Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese form of Georgia 1.
Geòrgia (Country & Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Georgia 1 or Georgia 2.
Georgía (Country & Political Subdivision) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Georgia 1 and Georgia 2
Ġeorġja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Georgia 1.
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]
German (Country) Mongolian, Ossetian
Mongolian and Ossetian form of Germany via the Russian form Германия (Germaniya).
German Democratic Republic (Country) English
Official name of East Germany. See Deutsche Demokratische Republik for the German form.
Germani (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Ingush
Buryat, Chechen, and Ingush form of Germany.
Germània (Country) Catalan, Sardinian
Catalan and Sardinian form of Germania (see Germany).
Germanio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Germany.
Germaniýa (Country) Turkish
Turkmen form of Germania (see Germany).
Gërmaniye (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Germania (see Germany).
Ġermanja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Germania (see Germany).
Geruinada (Country) Taiwanese
Chinese form of Grenada chiefly used in Taiwan.
Ġerusalemm (Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Jerusalem.
Geuriseu (Country) Korean
Korean form of Greece.
Ghalghayche (Political Subdivision) Ingush
From гӀалгӀай (ghalghay) the native name of the Ingush people, combined with the suffix -че (-che) meaning "place of". The ethnic name is of uncertain origin, though it is most popularly believed to mean "residents of the towers"... [more]
Ghalghaycho (Political Subdivision) Chechen
Chechen cognate of Ghalghayche.
Ghalmaqoycho (Political Subdivision) Chechen
From Chechen гӀалмакхой (ghalmaqoy) meaning "Kalmyk" and the suffix -чоь (-cho) meaning "place of". This is the Chechen name for Kalmykia.
Ghána (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ghana.
Ghanawa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Ghana.
Ghanj (River) Arabic
Arabic form of Ganges, usually written with the definite article: الغانج (al-Ghanj).
Ghaon-tseu (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Chinese (Wu)
Wu romanization of Hangzhou.
Ghaza (Region & Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Gaza.
Ghazakhstan (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Kazakhstan.
Ghazaqstane (Country) Ingush
Ingush form of Kazakhstan.
Ghazza (Region & Settlement) Urdu, Arabic
Urdu form of Gaza as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic غزة (see Ghazzah).
Ghazza (Region & Settlement) Tajik, Urdu, Arabic
Tajik and Urdu form of Gaza, as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic غزة (see Ghazzah).
Ghazzah (Region & Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Gaza.
Ghazzeh (Region & Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Gaza.
Ghermãnia (Country) Aromanian
Aromanian form of Germany
Ghezze (Region & Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Gaza.
Ghiffa (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy, known for the Sacred Mountain of Ghiffa pilgrimage site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ghirghazoycho (Country) Chechen
From Chechen гӀиргӀазой (ghirghazoy) meaning "Kyrgyz" and the suffix -чоь (-cho) meaning "place of". This is the Chechen name for Kyrgyzstan.
Ghirghizstane (Country) Ingush
Ingush form of Kyrgyzstan.
Ghjappone (Country) Corsican
Corsican form of Japan.
Ghrghzstan (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Kyrgyzstan.
Ghrim (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Crimea.
Ghuanghdungh (Political Subdivision) Arabic
Arabic form of Guangdong.
Ghuyana (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Guyana.
Ghwatimala (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Guatemala.
Gia Lai (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
Means "Jarai", referring to the Jarai people.
Gia Lai (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From the name of the indigenous Jarai people of Vietnam, itself derived from ចារ៉ាយ (charay) meaning "people of the waterfalls" or "people of the flowing river". This is the name of a province of Vietnam.
Giamaica (Country & Island) Italian
Italian form of Jamaica.
Giapòn (Country) Venetian
Venetian form of Japan
Giapòṅ (Country) Emilian-Romagnol
Emilian-Romagnol form of Japan.
Giappuni (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Japão (see Japan).
Giapun (Country) Lombard, Romansh
Lombard and Romansh form of Japan.
Giau (River) Mormon
In an account of a vision published in the Millennial Star, a map of the world is described, with the names of the four major rivers, which appear to be in the Adamic language. One river was labeled Giau, which appears to be the same as Gihon from the Bible and the Book of Moses.
Giava (Political Subdivision & Island) Italian
Italian form of Java.
Gibartar (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Occitan
Occitan form of Gibraltar.
Gibbilterra (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gibraltar.
Ġibiltà (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Gibraltar.
Gibiltæra (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Ligurian
Ligurian form of Gibraltar.
Gibiltèra (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of Gibraltar.
Gibilterra (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Gibraltar.
Gíbraltar (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gibraltar.
Gibraltár (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Gibraltar.
Gibraltar (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Spanish, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek
Derived from Arabic جبل طارق (jabal tariq) meaning "mountain of Tariq", so named for 7th-century Umayyad commander Tariq bin Ziyad, who led the Muslim conquest of Hispania... [more]
Gibraltaras (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Gibraltar.
Gibraltari (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Gibraltar.
Gibraltārs (Political Subdivision) Latvian
Latvian form of Gibraltar.
Ġibuti (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Djibouti.
Gi-bu-ti (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Djibouti, referring only to the country.
Gifu (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 岐 (gi) meaning "branch off, fork, divide" and 阜 (fu) meaning "mound". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Gigha (Island) English
Anglicisation of Giogha.
Gija (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Giza.
Gikongoro (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan
Gimalai (Mountain) Mongolian, Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Mongolian and Russian form of Himalaya, as well as an alternate transcription of Kazakh and Kyrgyz Гималай (see Gimalay).
Gimalay (Mountain) Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh an Kyrgyz form of Himalaya.
Gimhae (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 김 (gim, "money, gold") and 해 (hae, "sea, ocean"). This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Gínea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guinea.
Ginea (Country) Basque
Basque form of Guinea
Gínea-bissá (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guinea-Bissau.
Ginebra (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of Geneva.
Ginevra (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Geneva.
Ginga (River) Burmese
Burmese form of Ganges.
Ging Dou (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Kyoto.
Gíní (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Guinea
Gini (Country) Swahili
Swahili form of Guinea
Ginibisau (Country) Korean
Korean form of Guinea-Bissau.
Gíní Bisó (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Guinea-Bissau.
Giogha (Island) Scottish Gaelic, Irish
Name of an island off the west coast of Kintyre in Scotland.... [more]
Girisha (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Greece via Portuguese Grécia.
Girmania (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Germany
Giuba (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Juba.
Giudea (Region) Italian
Italian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Giurdania (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Jordan (the country).
Givraltar (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of Gibraltar.
Giyrak (Country) Tatar
Tatar form of Iraq.
Gíza (Settlement) Czech, Hungarian
Czech and Hungarian form of Giza.
Gīza (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Giza.
Giza (Settlement) Arabic (Egyptian), English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Syriac ܓܣܐ (gissa) meaning "side", Persian ‎دژ (dezh) meaning "fort, fortress, castle" or Egyptian r-gs-ḥr meaning "the side of the high one"... [more]
Gizé (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Giza.
Gizeh (Settlement) Catalan, French, German
Catalan, French and German form of Giza.
Gjallabrú (Other) Norse Mythology
Means "bridge over Gjöll" (Gjöll being the river closest to the gates of Helheim). This is the name of a bridge in Norse mythology, guarded by Móðguðr, which must be crossed to reach the land of the dead... [more]
Gjeneva (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of Geneva.
Gjenova (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of Genoa.
Gjenue (Settlement) Friulian
Friulian form of Genoa.
Gjermania (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Germania (see Germany).
Gjibraltari (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of Gibraltar.
Gkampia (Country & River) Greek
Greek form of The Gambia.
Gkampon (Country) Greek
Greek form of Gabon.
Gkana (Country) Greek
Greek form of Ghana.
Gkiza (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Giza.
Glasgow (Settlement) Scottish
The largest city in Scotland. From Cumbric words equivalent to Welsh glas, meaning 'blue' and gae meaning 'field, enclosure'.
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.
Gle (Settlement) Tibetan
Tibetan form of Leh.
Glen Burnie (Settlement) English
Name of an unincorporated town in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It is named after Elias Glenn, who owned a property called Glennsburne.
Glencoe (Settlement & Other) History, Scottish
Glen Cove (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Nassau County, New York. It is named after Glencoe, Scotland.
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".
Glenside (Political Subdivision) English
A city in Pennsylvania.
Glina (River & Settlement) Croatian
Gloucester (Settlement) English (British)
from Glevo, a Celtic name meaning "bright place" (could be related to Old English gleaw "wise, prudent") and Old English ceaster "Roman town" - see Chester.... [more]
Gloversville (Settlement) English (American)
Gloversville is the name of 2 settlements in the usa. One in Virginia and one in New york.... [more]
Glyn Ceiriog (Region) Welsh
Means "Ceiriog Valley" in Welsh
Gnarp (Settlement) Swedish
Etymology unknown. Perhaps derived from *gnarp "lump, bump", or from gnarp, an onomatopoeic word meaning "creak, screech".
Goa (Political Subdivision) English, Portuguese
From Konkani गोंय (Gõy), ultimately derived from Sanskrit गोमन्त (gomanta) possibly referring to an ancient kingdom or tribe. This is the name of a state in southwestern India.
Goa-tê-ma-la (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Guatemala.
Godern (Settlement) German
Gogledd Corea (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of North Korea
Goiás (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Of uncertain origin. It may be derived from the name of the (possibly mythical) Guaiá indigenous community; the name itself is composed of the Tupi words gua and , meaning, among other things, "the same person" or "people of the same origin." This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Gojja (Region & Settlement) Bengali
Bengali form of Gaza.
Goldfield (Settlement) English
A city in Nevada, USA.
Golgonooza (Settlement) Literature
Golgonooza is a mythical city in the work of William Blake. Golgonooza is a City of Imagination built by Los, the spiritual Four-fold London, a vision of London and also linked to Jerusalem1 and is Blake's great city of art and science.
Golgotha (Region) Biblical
A location outside of Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified according to the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and John. It means "place of the skull" and is also known as Calvary.
Gollandi (Country) Ingush
Ingush form of Holland 1, referring to the entire country of the Netherlands.
Gollandiye (Country) Uyghur
Uyghut form of Holland 1, referring to the country of the Netherlands.
Gô-lô-su (Country) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Eluosi.
Golspie (Settlement) Scottish
A village in Sutherland, Scotland. It is derived from the Old Norse *gol, 'gully' and byr, 'village'.
Gonduras (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Turkmen, Uzbek
Form of Honduras used in multiple languages.
Gonga (River) Assamese, Bengali, Odia
Assamese, Bengali and Odia form of Ganges.
Gongma (Body of Water & River) Garo
Gonkong (Island, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Turkmen
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian and Turkmen form of Hong Kong.
Goodlettsville (Settlement) English
A city in Tennessee.