Submitted Place Names Starting with M

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Maa Ji Doi Fu (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Maldives.
Maa Lei (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Mali.
Maa Loi Sai Aa (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Malaysia.
Maan Guk (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Bangkok.
Macáçar (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Makassar.
Macadóin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Macedonia
Macarıstan (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Majarestan, referring to Hungary.
Macaristan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Majarestan, referring to Hungary.
Macaronesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Macaronesia.
Macasar (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Makassar.
Maċedonja (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Maltese
Maltese form of Macedonia.
Macedónsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Macedonia
Machatsjkala (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Makhachkala.
Machelonia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Greek, English, Italian
Derived from Μαχελονία (Machelonia), the ancient Greek name for a region and satrapy of the Sasanian Empire. It was named after the Colchian (i.e. Kartvelian) tribe that lived there, who were known to the ancient Greeks as the Μαχελῶνες (Machelones) or the Μαχελονοι (Machelonoi)... [more]
Machelonien (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Machelonia.
Madagáscar (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Madagascar
Madagascar (Country & Island) English
An island country in Africa.
Madagascar (Country & Island) English, Catalan, Nahuatl, French, Italian, Manx, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Corsican
From Middle French Madagascar, from Madageiscar, as a corrupted transliteration of Mogadishu by Marco Polo's misreading of Arabic.... [more]
Madagasgar (Country & Island) Welsh
Welsh from of Madagascar
Madagasikara (Country & Island) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Madagascar.
Madagaskara (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Madagascar.
Madagaskaras (Country & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Madagascar.
Madagaskari (Country & Island) Albanian, Georgian, Greek
Albanian, Georgian and Greek form of Madagascar.
Madahaskar (Country & Island) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Madagascar.
Madajiasijia (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Madagascar.
Maďarsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Hungary.
Maddicut (Settlement) English (American)
This is the name of a Massachusets town
Madeira (Island) Portuguese
Means "wood" in Portuguese. Madeira is an autonomous region of Portugal located in the Atlantic Ocean.
Madeli (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Madrid.
Madhina (Settlement) Bashkir
Bashkir form of Medina.
Madhurâ (Island) Madurese
Madurese form of Madura.
Madina (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Hindi, Japanese, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Arabic alternate transcription of Madinah as well as the form of Medina used in various languages.
Madinat (Settlement) Chechen
Chechen form of Medina.
Madineh (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Medina.
Madison (Settlement) English
Madison (Settlement) English
Named after James Madison (1751–1836), Founding Father and fourth President of the United States. This is the name of several settlements, including the capital city of the State of Wisconsin.
Madison Heights (Settlement) English (American)
Madison Heights ranked as fifth highest populated City in South Oakland County. The first City Hall was located at 26305 John R Road, the former township offices. On April 5, 1963, a new municipal building was constructed which is on the present location at 300 West Thirteen Mile Road.
Madrid (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
From the older name Magerit, which is of uncertain meaning and origin. It may be derived from Arabic اَلْمَجْرِيط‎ (al-majrīṭ) meaning "source of water", from Latin matrix meaning "mother, source, origin (of rivers)", or from Celtic mageto ritu meaning "great bridge"... [more]
Madriti (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Madrid.
Madura (Island) Indonesian, Javanese
Either from Indonesian madu meaning "honey" combined with dara meaning "maiden, girl" or from Sanskrit मथुरा (mathura) referring to the Indian city of Mathura (which is believed to be the birthplace of the Hindu god Krishna)... [more]
Madžapahit (Country & Settlement) Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian
Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, and Serbian form of Majapahit.
Madzhapahit (Country & Settlement) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Majapahit.
Madzhapakhit (Country & Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian
Belarusian, Kazakh, and Russian form of Majapahit.
Maebashi (Settlement) Japanese
From earlier 厩橋 (Umayabashi), derived from 駅家 (umaya), meaning "stable", denoting a small refreshment house with a stable, not far from a bridge (橋, hashi) that crossed the Tone River... [more]
Maenmar (Country) Irish
Irish form of Myanmar
Ma'erdaifu (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Maldives.
Ma'erta (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Malta.
Magadan (Political Subdivision) Biblical
"Harp" or "to Cut, Invade, Expose"... [more]
Magindanao (Political Subdivision) Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Maguindanao.
Magindanaw (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of Maguindanao.
Məğrib (Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Maghreb, referring to the region.
Magʻrib (Region) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Maghreb, referring to the region.
Magrib (Region) Catalan, Estonian, Russian, Eastern African, Somali
Catalan, Estonian, Russian, and Somali form of Maghreb, referring to the region.
Mağrip (Country & Region) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Maghrib. It is used to refer to the country of Morocco in Crimean Tatar while it refers to the region in Turkish.
Maguindánao (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of Maguindanao.
Maguindanao (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
From Spanish Maguindanao, a corruption of Magindanaw, the endonym of the Maguindanao people. The ethnic name means "people of the flood plains" or "people of the lake" from the word danao meaning "lake"... [more]
Mahachqala (Settlement) Avar
Avar form of Makhachkala.
Maidina (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Medina.
Maigh Eo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Mayo.
Maijia (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Mecca.
Maïkop (Settlement) French
French form of Maykop.
Maililan (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Maryland.
Maine (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, possibly from French Maine, a region in France (named for the river that runs through it, which has a name of Gaulish origin).
Mainile (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Manila.
Maiombe (Region, Settlement, Political Subdivision & Other) Portuguese, Portuguese (African), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant of Mayumbe.
Mairena (Settlement & Other) Spanish
From an Andalusian Arabic rendition of the Roman name Mariana.... [more]
Majachkalá (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Makhachkala.
Majapahit (Country & Settlement) Indonesian, Malay, English
Means "bitter maja", from Javanese maja referring to the bael tree (genus Aegle) and Malay pahit meaning "bitter, acrid". This was the name of a kingdom (as well as its capital city) based on the island of Java that existed from 1293 to 1527.
Majapait (Country & Settlement) Javanese, Portuguese
Javanese and Portuguese form of Majapahit.
Majarestan (Country) Persian
From Persian مجار (majâr) meaning "Hungrian" combined with the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Hungary.
Majaristan (Country) Urdu
Urdu form of Majarestan, referring to Hungary.
Majlaizsihya (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Malaixiya.
Majorca (Island) English
Majorca is the largest island in the Balearic Islands, which are part of Spain and located in the Mediterranean. The local language, as on the rest of the Balearic Islands, is Catalan, which is co-official with Spanish.
Majoriston (Country) Tajik
Tajik form of Majarestan, referring to Hungary.
Makabana (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Kongo
Makaou (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Macau.
Makaronesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macaronesia.
Makasara (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Makassar.
Makasaras (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Makassar.
Makassar (Settlement) Indonesian, Buginese
From the Makassarese phrase akkasaraki nabbiya meaning "appearance of the prophet", taken from a legend in which a 16th-century king was supposedly approached by Muhammad himself... [more]
Makassaru (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Makassar.
Makau (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dhivehi, Indonesian, Malay, Polish
Dhivehi, Indonesian, Malay, and Polish form of Macau.
Makèdonia (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Macedonia
Makedónía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Macedonia.
Makedónia (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Macedonia
Makedonië (Country) Limburgish
Limburgish form of Macedonia
Maķedonija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Macedonia.
Makedoonia (Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Macedonia.
Makhachkala (Settlement) Russian
Means "Makhach's fortress", from the given name Makhach and Kumyk къала (qala) meaning "fortress". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Dagestan, named in honour of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary.
Makhatchkala (Settlement) French, Portuguese
French and Portuguese form of Makhachkala.
Makindanao (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Maguindanao.
Makka (Settlement) Arabic, Hindi, Swahili, Tajik, Thai, Urdu, Uzbek
Arabic alternate transcription of Makkah as well as the form of Mecca used in various languages.
Makkah (Settlement) Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, English
Arabic, Indonesian and Malay form of Mecca as well as an English variant.
Makuria (Country & Region) History, English
Derived from Μακουρια (Makouria), which is the hellenized form of the autochthonous name of a Nubian kingdom that existed from the 5th century AD to the late 15th century AD. The original Nubian name is unknown, as is its meaning... [more]
Malááwii (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Malawi
Malabon (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Filipino
The City of Malabon was founded on May 21, 1599. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has a land area of 15.71 km2 and has 365,525 people living in it as of the 2015 census.... [more]
Malacca (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) English
From Malay Melaka, probably derived from the Malay name for the Indian gooseberry (genus Phyllanthus), a type of tree. This is the name of a state in southern Malaysia as well as a city (Malacca City) and a narrow body of water between the Malay Peninsula and the island of Sumatra (the Strait of Malacca)... [more]
Maladéwa (Country) Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese form of Maldives.
Maladèwa (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Maldives.
Maladewa (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Maldives, derived via Dutch Maldiven.
Maladiwa (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Maldives.
Málaga (Settlement) Spanish
The city name of Málaga came from the latin name "Malacca".
Malàisia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Malaysia.
Malaisia (Country) Greek, Hawaiian
Greek and Hawaiian form of Malaysia.
Malaisie (Country) French
French form of Malaysia.
Maláiv (Country) Irish
Irish form of Malawi
Ma-lai-xi-a (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Malaysia.
Malaixiya (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Malaysia.
Malaizia (Country) Armenian, Georgian
Armenian alternate transcription of Malayzia as well as the Georgian form of Malaysia.
Malaizija (Country) Latvian, Lithuanian
Latvian and Lithuanian form of Malaysia.
Malajsie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Malaysia.
Malajzia (Country) Albanian, Hungarian, Slovak
Albanian, Hungarian and Slovak form of Malaysia.
Malajzio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Malaysia.
Malakka (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Malacca.
Malaoui (Country) Greek
Greek form of Malawi.
Mälaren (Body of Water) Swedish
Derived from Old Norse mælir meaning "gravel". Mälaren is the third largest lake in Sweden.
Malásia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Malaysia
Malasía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Malaysia.
Malasia (Country) Spanish, Asturian
Spanish and Asturian form of Malaysia.
Malaui (Country) Asturian, Spanish
Asturian and Spanish form of Malawi
Malāvija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Malawi.
Malavis (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Malawi.
Malawei (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Malawi and Marawi.
Malaŵi (Country) Tumbuka
Tumbuka form of Malawi
Malawi (Country) English
The name of the Country in East Africa. Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, is defined by its topography of highlands split by the Great Rift Valley and enormous Lake Malawi. The lake’s southern end falls within Lake Malawi National Park – sheltering diverse wildlife from colorful fish to baboons – and its clear waters are popular for diving and boating... [more]
Malawî (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Malawi.
Malaysia (Country) Malay, English, Danish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of the Malay people combined with the Greek suffix σία (sia). The ethnic name itself is of uncertain origin. It may come from Melayu or Malayu, the name of an ancient Sumatran kingdom, itself possibly derived from Tamil மலை (malai) or Malayalam മല (mala) both meaning "hill, mountain" combined with Tamil ஊர் (ur) meaning "village, town"... [more]
Malayz (Country) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Malaysia.
Malayzi (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, and Ossetian form of Malaysia.
Malayzia (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Malaysia.
Malayzie (Country) Adyghe
Adyghe form of Malaysia.
Malaýziýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Malaysia.
Malażja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Malaysia.
Maldibas (Country) Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Ilocano and Tagalog form of Maldives.
Maldif (Country) Arabic, Thai
Arabic and Thai form of Maldives. The Arabic name is usually written with the definite article: المالديف (al-Maldif).
Maldîv (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Maldives.
Maldiv (Country) Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Persian
Azerbaijani, Bashkir, and Persian form of Maldives.
Maldiva (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Maldives.
Maldivas (Country & Island) Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of the Maldives
Maldivash (Country) Chechen
Chechen form of Maldives.
Maldive (Country) Italian, Maltese, Romanian
Italian, Maltese, and Romanian form of Maldives.
Maldivebi (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Maldives.
Maldiven (Country) Dutch, Luxembourgish
Dutch and Luxembourgish form of Maldives.
Maldiverna (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of The Maldives.
Maldives (Country) Catalan, English, French, Greek, Malay
Uncertain, possibly means "Malé islands" from Dhivehi މާލެ (māle) referring to Malé, the capital city of the Maldives, combined with Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpá) meaning "island"... [more]
Maldíveyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Maldives
Maldīvija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Maldives.
Maldivler (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Maldives.
Maldivner (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Maldives.
Maldivoj (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Maldives.
Maldivta (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Maldives.
Maldiwler (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Maldives.
Maldova (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Moldova.
Maldyvai (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Maldives.
Malebo (Political Subdivision, Body of Water & Other) Kongo
A riverine lake in the border between Congo Kinshasa and Congo Brazzaville.
Maledive (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Maldives.
Maledivy (Country) Czech
Czech form of Maldives.
Malediwy (Country) Polish, Silesian
Polish and Silesian form of Maldives.
Maleisia (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of Malaysia.
Maleisië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Malaysia.
Maléízha (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Malaysia
Malesha (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Malaysia.
Malesi (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Malaysia.
Malesia (Country) Finnish, Italian, Thai
Finnish, Italian, and Thai form of Malaysia.
Malesiya (Country) Tamil
Tamil form of Malaysia.
Malezi (Country) Persian
Persian form of Malaysia through French Malaisie.
Malezia (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Malaysia.
Malezja (Country) Polish
Polish form of Malaysia.
Malezya (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Malaysia.
Malezyjo (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Malaysia.
Mali (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Mali Empire, which was derived from Mandinka or Bambara mali meaning "hippopotamus" or "the place where the king lives". This is the name of a landlocked country in West Africa.
Malí (Country) Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Mali.
Malî (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mali.
Mali I Zi (Country) Albanian
Means "black mountain" in Albanian. It's the Albanian form of Montenegro.
Malis (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Mali.
Maliujia (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Chinese
Chinese form of Malacca.
Malleisia (Country) Korean
Korean form of Malaysia.
Mallorca (Island) Spanish
Spanish form of Majorca.
Malmö (Settlement) Swedish
Newer form of Malmhaug meaning "gravel pile" or "ore hill". Malmö is the third largest city in Sweden.
Mâ-lòi-sî-â (Country) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of Malaysia.
Málta (Country) Hungarian, Irish
Hungarian and Irish form of Malta
Malto (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Malta.
Malvern (Other) Brythonic
Derived from moel-bryn, meaning "bare or bald hill." A town in Worchestershire, England bears this name.
Manágua (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Managua.
Managua (Settlement) Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
This is the capital city of Nicaragua, there are two possible origins for the name "Managua". It may have originated from the term Mana-ahuac, which in the indigenous Nahuatl language translates to "adjacent to the water" or site "surrounded by water"... [more]
Manama (Settlement) Arabic, English
Means "place of sleep, place of rest" in Arabic. This is the name of the capital city of Bahrain, usually written with the definite article: المنامة (al-Manama) in Arabic.
Manamah (Settlement) Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu
Arabic and Urdu alternate transcription of Manama as well as the Indonesian form. In Arabic it is usually written with the definite article: منامة (al-Manamah), which is also used in Indonesian.
Manameh (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Manama.
Manamo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Manama.
Manchester (Settlement) English
A large city in North-West England. Manchester is an Anglicization of the town's Latin name Mancunium. This was likely derived from an earlier name in a language similar to Welsh. It may have derived from words equivalent to Welsh mamau, meaning 'mother', in reference to a local river goddess... [more]
Mandalai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian
Form of Mandalay used in various languages as well as an alternate transcription of the same name.
Mandalay (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
From Burmese မန္တလေး (mandale) of unclear origin, possibly from Sanskrit मण्डल (mandala) meaning "circle, disk". This is the name of an administrative division of Myanmar as well as its regional capital.
Mandale (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Burmese, Thai
Burmese and Thai form of Mandalay.
Mangu (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Bangkok.
Manhattan (Island) English (American)
It is named after the Algonquin tribe from whom the Dutch settlers claimed to have bought the island in 1626.
Manholiya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Mongolia.
Maniitsoq (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "place of rugged terrain" in Greenlandic. Maniitsoq is a city and ice cap in Greenland.
Manîla (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Manila.
Manila (Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Maranao, English, Spanish
From Tagalog Maynila, which is derived from the term may-nila meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nila) referring to the indigo plant as well as indigo dye... [more]
Manille (Settlement) French
French form of Manila.
Manilo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Manila.
Manira (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Manila.
Manitoba (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a province in Canada, from Cree manitou-wapow or Ojibwa manidoobaa, both meaning "straits of Manitou, the Great Spirit",
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.
Man Loi (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Brunei.
Mansfield (Settlement) English (American)
The name of a city in Ohio.
Mantsjoerije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Manchuria.
Mantsjoerye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Manchuria.
Manzheboyi (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Majapahit.
Maoliqiusi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Mauritius.
Maoui (Island) Greek
Greek form of Maui.
Maouritania (Country) Breton
Breton form of Mauritania
Mapleton (Settlement) English
The name Mapleton is derived from the old English words of maple and tūn. The word maple plainly refers to the deciduous species of tree native to the area, with tūn being a descriptive term for an enclosure, a farmstead, a village or an estate.
Maputo (Settlement & River) English, Danish, Esperanto, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
The city may have been named after Maputsu I of the Tembe clan, a subgroup of the Tsonga people found in Mozambique and South Africa, or after the Maputo River.... [more]
Maquelônia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Machelonia.
Marakka (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Japanese
Japanese form of Malacca.
Maranhão (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Of uncertain origin: it may come from Tupi mar'anhan ("running sea"), a name for the Amazon River. This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Maravi (Settlement) Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Russian, Tatar, and Ukrainian form of Marawi.
Marawi (Settlement) Filipino, Maranao, Tagalog
From Maraghui or Marahui, the name of a Maranao fort that was seiged in 1895. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippine province of Lanao del Sur.
Marbeiia (Island) Mexican
old abandond island
Marēhia (Country) Maori
Maori form of Malaysia.
Marēshia (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Malaysia.
Mareshia (Country) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Marēshia.
Mariefred (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish town named after a charterhouse called Pax Mariae "Maria's peace". A combination of the name Maria and Swedish fred "peace" (pax means "peace, harmony" in Latin).
Mariehamn (Settlement) Swedish, English
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, named after Russian empress Maria Alexandrovna.
Mariestad (Settlement) Swedish
Means "Maria's town". It was founded in 1583 by Charles IX of Sweden and was named after his wife Maria of the Palatinate.... [more]
Máritanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mauritania.
Maríuhöfn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mariehamn.
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.
Marne (River) French
From Latin Dea Mātrōna, meaning literally “divine mother goddess”, the name of a mother goddess associated with the river who was worshipped by the Gauls.... [more]
Maroccu (Country) Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of Morocco
Marôka (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Morocco.
Maroka (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Morocco.
Marokas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Morocco.
Marokk (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Morocco
Marokkó (Country) Hungarian, Icelandic
Hungarian and Icelandic form of Morocco.
Maroku (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Morocco.
Marooko (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Morocco.
Marrakesz (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Marrakesh.
Marrowbone (Other) English
Marrowbone is a census-designated place in Cumberland County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 217. The Marrowbone Historic District, which includes three properties, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Marsella (Settlement) Catalan
Marsella is the catalan version of the city of Marseilles. It is a place name.
Marshall Islands (Country) English
The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Marshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), is an island country near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line and an Associated state of the United States... [more]
Martinsville (Settlement) English
A city in Virginia.
Maryland (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England.
Masazhusai (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Massachusetts.
Mascara (Settlement) Arabic
The word mascara is the francisation of the Arabic word معسكر (mouaskar), meaning “camp”. Due to French colonization at that time, the city's name has adopted the French version as an official name.... [more]
Masedonië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macedonia.
Masedóonya (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Macedonia
Maskau (Settlement) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Moscow.
Masovien (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Masovia.
Masowien (Region) German
German form of Masovia.
Massachusetts (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named for the Algonquian native people who lived around the bay, from Algonquian massachusett "at the large hill," in reference to Great Blue Hill, southwest of Boston.
Masseydoan (Country) Manx
Manx form of Macedonia
Masurië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Masuria.
Mato Grosso (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Literally "thick bush" in Portuguese. This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Mato Grosso Do Sul (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese
Literally "South Mato Grosso" in Portuguese; mato grosso means "thick bush". This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Matsuda (Mountain) Japanese
This the name of a mountain in the Ishikari Mountain range in Hokkaido, Japan. Matsuda is also a surname meaning "mountain rice paddy."
Matsue (Settlement) Japanese
The kanji that make up the name are 松 (matsu), meaning "pine tree", and 江 (e), meaning "creek, inlet, bay"... [more]
Matsuyama (Settlement) Japanese
Means "pine mountain" in Japanese. The kanji that make up the name are 松 (matsu), meaning "pine tree", and 山 (yama), meaning "mountain"... [more]
Mauretania (Country) Polish
Polish form of Mauritania.
Mauretanien (Country) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German, and Swedish form of Mauritania.
Mauretanija (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Mauritania.
Maurīcija (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Mauritius.
Mauricijus (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of Mauritius.
Mauricius (Country & Island) Czech
Czech form of Mauritius.
Mauritaania (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Mauritania.
Mauritánia (Country) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Mauritania.
Mauritània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Mauritania
Mauritânia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mauritania.
Mauritania (Country) Albanian, English, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Filipino, Tagalog
From Latin Maurītānia, itself from Maurus meaning "Moor", a historical name for the Muslims that inhabited Northern Africa and the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. This is the name of a country in West Africa.
Mauritánie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Mauritania.
Mauritanie (Country) French
French form of Mauritania.
Mauritanië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mauritania.
Mauritānija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Mauritania.
Mauritanija (Country) Bosnian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Bosnian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Mauritania.
Maurîtius (Country & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mauritius.
Mauritius (Country) English
An island country in Africa.
Mavretanija (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of Mauritania.
Mavrikios (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of Mauritius.
Mavritania (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Greek
Armenian, Georgian, and Greek form of Mauritania.
Mavritanija (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Mauritania.