Submitted Place Names Starting with M

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Mansfield (Settlement) English (American)
The name of a city in Ohio.
Manshū (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Manzhou, referring to Manchuria.
Manshuriya (Region) Arabic
Arabic form of Manchuria.
Mansjúría (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Manchuria.
Man-ta (Country & Island) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Malta.
Mantigo Bie (Settlement) Jamaican Patois
Jamaican Patois form of Montego Bay.
Mantsjoerije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Manchuria.
Mantsjoerye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Manchuria.
Mantšuria (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Manchuria.
Mantxuria (Region) Basque
Basque form of Manchuria.
Mantzouria (Region) Greek
Greek form of Manchuria.
Manxúria (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Manchuria.
Manzheboyi (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Majapahit.
Manzhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 满 (mǎn) referring to the Manchu people and 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent, island"... [more]
Manzhuriya (Region) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Manchuria.
Manzhuur (Region) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Manchuria.
Maodanmian (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Mawlamyine.
Maoliqiusi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Mauritius.
Maorisy (Country & Island) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Mauritius.
Maoritania (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Mauritania.
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]
Maqdishu (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Mogadishu.
Maqduniyeh (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Persian
Persian form of Macedonia.
Maqidun (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Macedonia.
Maquelônia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Machelonia.
Mərakeş (Country & Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Arabic مراكش (see Marrakesh), used to refer to both the city and the entire country of Morocco.
Marakesh (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Marrakush, used as the Uyghur name of Morocco.
Marakka (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Japanese
Japanese form of Malacca.
Marako (Country) Maori
Maori form of Morocco.
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.
Mārata (Country & Island) Maori
Maori form of Malta.
Maratīwi (Country) Maori
Maori form of Maldives.
Maravi (Settlement) Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Russian, Tatar, and Ukrainian form of Marawi.
Marāwi (Country) Maori
Maori form of Malawi.
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.
Marawi (Settlement) Filipino, Maranao, Tagalog
From the name of the 19th century Fort Maraghui, itself from Maranao rawi' meaning "bend, part, recline", referring to the Agus River. This is the name of a city in the Philippines.
Marbeiia (Island) Mexican
old abandond island
Mare (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Malé.
Marēhia (Country) Maori
Maori form of Malaysia.
Marekani (Country) Swahili
Derived from English American, used as the Swahili name for the United States.
Marēshia (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Malaysia.
Mareshia (Country) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Marēshia.
Māri (Country) Maori
Maori form of Mali.
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]
Marit (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Myeik.
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
Marok (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Morocco.
Marok (Country) Khmer, Walloon
Khmer (via French Maroc) and Walloon form of Morocco.
Marôka (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Morocco.
Maroka (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Morocco.
Marokas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Morocco.
Marokash (Country) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Marrakush, used as the Tajik and Uzbek name for 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.
Marròc (Country) Occitan
Occitan form of Morocco.
Marroc (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Morocco.
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.
Maruta (Country & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of Malta.
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.
Masar (Country) Hausa, Somali
Hausa and Somali form of Misr.
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]
Mascate (Settlement) French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Muscat.
Masedonië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macedonia.
Masedóonya (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Macedonia
Mashhad (Settlement) Persian, Tajik, Arabic
Derived from Arabic مشهد (mashhad) meaning "place of martyrdom", named for the shrine of imam Ali al-Rida in Twelver Shia tradition. This is the name of a city in Iran.
Mashhad (Settlement) Persian
Derived from Arabic مشهد (mashhad) meaning "place of martyrdom", so named for the shrine of imam Ali al-Rida in Twelver Shia tradition. This is the name of a city in Iran.
Masidonia (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Macedonia.
Masikate (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Muscat.
Maskata (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Muscat.
Maskatas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Muscat.
Maskati (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Muscat.
Maskau (Settlement) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Moscow.
Maskav (Settlement & River) Tajik
Tajik form of Moscow.
Masovien (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Masovia.
Masowien (Region) German
German form of Masovia.
Masqat (Settlement) Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Persian, Urdu
Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Persian and Urdu form of Muscat.
Masqat (Settlement) Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Persian, Tajik, Urdu
Arabic form of Muscat as well as the form used in various other languages.
Masqat (Settlement) Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Malay, Persian, Tajik, Urdu
Arabic form of Muscat as well as the form used in various other languages.
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
Masukatto (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Muscat.
Masurië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Masuria.
Maszkat (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Muscat.
Mataram (Settlement & Country) Indonesian, Javanese
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Sanskrit मातरम् (mataram) meaning "mother" or "motherland". Other theories include माता (mata) meaning "mother" or मत्त (mata) meaning "joy, excitement, passion" combined with आराम (arama) meaning "pleasure, delight".... [more]
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.
Maurice (Country & Island) French
French form of Mauritius.
Maurici (Country & Island) Catalan
Catalan form of Mauritius.
Maurícia (Country & Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mauritius.
Maurīcija (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Mauritius.
Mauricijus (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of Mauritius.
Mauricio (Country & Island) Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish 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.
Mauritānia (Country) Maori
Maori 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.
Mauritius (Country & Island) English, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Dutch Mauritius, which was derived from the given name Maurits, bestowed in honour of Dutch prince Maurice of Nassau (1567-1625)... [more]
Maurizio (Country & Island) Italian
Italian form of Mauritius.
Mavretanija (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of Mauritania.
Mavriki (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Georgian
Azerbaijani and Georgian form of Mauritius.
Mavrikios (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of Mauritius.
Mavrikios (Country & Island) Armenian, Greek
Armenian and Greek form of Mauritius.
Mavrikiy (Country & Island) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik and Uzbek form of Mauritius.
Mavritania (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Greek
Armenian, Georgian, and Greek form of Mauritania.
Mavritanija (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Mauritania.
Mavrovounio (Country) Greek
Greek form of Montenegro. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective μαύρος (mavros) meaning "black" (compare Maurus) combined with the Greek noun βουνό (vouno) meaning "mountain".
Mawladaik (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Maldives.
Mawlamyaing (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Mawlamyine.
Mawlamyine (Settlement) English
From Burmese မော်လမြိုင် (mawlamyaing) derived from Mon မတ်မလီု (motmalam) meaning "damaged eye", ultimately from မတ် (mot) meaning "eye" and လီု (lam) meaning "spoiled, damaged, ruined"... [more]
Mawlata (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Malta.
Mawldoba (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Moldova.
Mawrikiý (Country & Island) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mauritius.
Mawritaniýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mauritania.
Mawritanja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Mauritania.
Mawriteniya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Mauritania.
Mawritsha (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Mauritius.
Mawrizju (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Mauritius.
Mawroko (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Morocco.
Mawsako (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Moscow.
Mayfair (Other) English
Mayfair was named after the May Fair, an annual event. It took place in the area, on the site that now plays host to today's popular Shepherd Market. It comes from Old English mæg, of Germanic origin, from a base meaning ‘have power’; related to Dutch mogen and German mögen and Old English fæger ‘pleasing, attractive’, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German fagar.
Maykop (Settlement) Russian
From Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Myeqwapa) meaning "cape of apples", from мые (mye) meaning "apple" and къуапэ (qwapa) meaning "cape, gorge, height". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Adygea.
Maynila (Settlement) Filipino, Tagalog
Tagalog form of Manila.
Mayo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Means "plain of the yew".
Mayombe (Political Subdivision & Region) French, English
French and English variant of Mayumbe.
Mayumbe (Region, Other, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Mountain) Kongo, Central African, Yombe
Means ‘mysteries of the spirits’ in Kongo. Maiombe and Mayombe are its variants.
Mazharcho (Country) Chechen
From Chechen мажарий (mazhariy) meaning "Hungarian" and the suffix -чоь (-cho) meaning "land of". This is the Chechen name for Hungary.
Mazharstan (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Majarestan, referring to Hungary.
Mazurië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Masuria.
Mcalester (Settlement) Irish
A city in Oklahoma, USA.
Mckinley (Mountain) English
This is the largest mountain in North America.
Mealesai (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Malaysia.
Meath (Political Subdivision) Irish
Mebane (Settlement) English (Rare)
Mebane, NC
Meca (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mecca.
Mecca (Settlement) English, Italian, Romanian
From Arabic مكة (Makka) which is from بكة (bakka), an ancient name for the region. The name is of uncertain origin and meaning; it may be from Arabic بكى (baka) meaning "to cry, to mourn" or Ge'ez ምኵራብ (məkʷrab) meaning "temple, sanctuary"... [more]
Mec'hiko (Country & Settlement) Breton
Breton form of Mexico.
Mecsike (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Mexico.
Médan (Settlement) Balinese, Javanese
Balinese and Javanese form of Medan.
Mèdan (Settlement) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Medan.
Medan (Settlement) Indonesian
Possibly from Tamil மைதானம் (maidhanam) meaning "ground, field". This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of North Sumatra.
Medelhavet (Body of Water) Swedish
Combination of Swedish medel "middle, centre, medium" and havet "the sea". This is the Swedish name of the Mediterranean Sea.
Medicine Hat (Settlement) English (Canadian)
A city in Alberta, Canada. The name is from the Siksiká 'saamis', the word for the eagle tail feather headdress worn by medicine men.
Medië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Media.
Medien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Media.
Medija (Settlement) Slovene
Medīna (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Medina.
Medîne (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Medina.
Medine (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of Medina.
Medine (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, Turkmen and Uyghur form of Medina.
Mediolan (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Milan.
Mediterranean (Region & Body of Water) English, Ganda, Scots
From the Latin term Mediterrāneum meaning "in the middle of land", composed of Latin medius "middle", terra "land, earth" and āneus "having the nature of". The Mediterranean Sea is located between Europe, Africa and a small part of Asia... [more]
Meejiko (Country) Indigenous American, Mayan
Yucatec Maya form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Meghalaya (Political Subdivision) Indian
Means "abode of clouds" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a state in northeastern India.
Meguro (Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 目 (me) meaning "eye, look, appearance" and 黒 (kuro) meaning "black", so named for a black-eyed statue that was placed on the outskirts of Edo for protection... [more]
Mê-hi-cô (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Mexico via the Spanish form México. This spelling is only used for the country.
Méhiko (Country & Settlement) Guarani
Guarani form of Mexico.
Mehiko (Country & Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog
Cebuano, Ilocano, and Tagalog form of Mexico.
Mehkaung (River) Burmese
Burmese form of Mekong.
Meigong He (River) Chinese
Chinese form of Mekong and 河 () meaning "river, stream".
Meije (Mountain) French
From Occitan meija meaning "middle, centre, half," taken from its original name l'Agulha de la Meija meaning "the needle of the Meije."... [more]
Meijgoz (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Meiguo.
Meikong (River) Khmer
From Khmer មេ (me) meaning "mother" and គង្គ (kuangkea) meaning "river", used for the Mekong.
Meirceá (Country & Region) Irish
Irish form of America.
Méjico (Country) Spanish
Variant spelling of México used in Spain.
Mekah (Settlement) Javanese, Sundanese, Malay
Javanese, Sundanese and Malay form of Mecca.
Mekchiko (Country & Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Mexico.
Meke (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Kurdish
Kyrgyz and Kurdish form of Mecca.
Mekge (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mecca.
Mekiko (Country & Settlement) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Mexico.
Mekishiko (Country & Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Mexico.
Mekkah (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Indonesian and Sundanese form of Mecca.
Mekke (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of Mecca.
Mekon (River) Japanese
Japanese form of Mekong.
Mékong (River) French
French form of Mekong.
Mê Kông (River) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Mekong.
Mekong (River) English
From Thai แม่โขง (Mae Khong), a contraction of แม่น้ำโขง (Mae Nam Khong) from แม่น้ำ (mae nam) meaning "river" (literally "mother of waters") and โขง (khong) derived from Proto-Austroasiatic ruŋ meaning "river"... [more]
Meksîk (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mexico (the country).
Mëksika (Country & Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Mexico.
Meksikæ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Meksikas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Mexico City. The country is referred to as Meksika.
Meksike (Country & Settlement) Circassian
Circassian form of Mexico. In Kabardian (East Circassian) it refers only to the country, not the capital city.
Meksikë (Country) Albanian
Means Mexico in Albanian.
Meksikko (Country & Settlement) Malayalam
Malayalam form of Mexico.
Méksiko (Country & Settlement) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Mexico.
Mèksiko (Country & Settlement) Acehnese, Javanese
Acehnese and Javanese form of Mexico.
Meksîko (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mexico (the city).
Meksikowa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Meksyka (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Mexico (the country).
Mekzik (Country) Persian
Persian form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Melaka (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Malay
Malay form of Malacca.
Melanesia (Region) English
From Greek μέλας, meaning black, and νῆσος, meaning island. It was named for the dark skin of the islands’ inhabitants.
Melanesië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Melanesia.
Melboen (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Melbourne.
Meleshiya (Country) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Malaysia.
Meleyshiyaa (Country) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Malaysia.
Melilla (Settlement) Spanish, English
The etymology of Melilla is uncertain. Since Melilla was an active beekeeping location in the past, the name has been related to honey; this is tentatively backed up by two ancient coins featuring a bee as well as the inscriptions RSADR and RSA... [more]
Mellieħa (Settlement & Body of Water) Maltese
The name of a large village or small town located on the northern tip of Malta's main island, it comes from mellieħa meaning "salt pan," derived from the Semitic root m-l-h (compare melħ meaning "salt"), probably referring to the ancient Punic-Roman salt pans which existed at Mellieħa Bay, the site of which is now occupied by the Għadira Nature Reserve.
Melnkalne (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Montenegro. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Latvian adjective melns meaning "black" combined with the Latvian noun kalns meaning "mountain".
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.
Melville (Region) English, French, Scottish
Means "bad town" in French.
Me Mar (Country) Bhutanese
Dzongkha form of Myanmar.
Memmingen (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Men (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of Maine used in multiple languages.
Mengdana (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Montana.
Mengluoweiya (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Monrovia.
Mengmai (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Mumbai.
Menjden (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Miandian.
Meq-shi-ku (Country) Chinese (Wu)
Wu form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Merapi (Mountain) Indonesian, Javanese
From Sanskrit मेरु (Meru), the name of a legendary mountain in Buddhist and Hindu mythology, combined with Indonesian api meaning "fire". This is the name of a volcano on the island of Java in Indonesia.
Mergui (Settlement) English
Older English form of Myeik.
Merselin (Settlement) Chuvash
Chuvash form of Jerusalem.
Mesa (Settlement) English, Spanish
From Spanish mesa, literally "table", referring to a flat-topped elevation. This is the name of a city in the US state of Arizona.
Mesenia (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish, Spanish
Polish and Spanish form of Messenia.
Mesenija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Messenia.
Mesir (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Misr.
Meso-Amerika (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesoamerica.
Mesopotamië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesopotamia.
Messeenia (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Messenia.
Messénia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Messenia.
Messênia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Messenia.
Messénie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Messenia.
Messenië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Messenia.
Messenien (Political Subdivision & Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Messenia.
Messic (Country & Settlement) Friulian
Friulian form of Mexico.
Méssich (Country & Settlement) Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of Mexico.
Messich (Country & Settlement) Lombard
Lombard form of Mexico.
Mèssicu (Country & Settlement) Sardinian, Sicilian
Sardinian and Sicilian form of Mexico.
Messicu (Country & Settlement) Corsican
Corsican form of Mexico.
Messiku (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Mexico.
Metkahsiko (Country & Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Mexico.
Me̍t-sî-kô (Country) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Meukah (Settlement) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Mecca.
Meusé (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Misr, referring to Egypt.
Mèxic (Country & Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Mexico.
Mexic (Country & Settlement) Occitan, Romanian
Occitan and Romanian form of Mexico. The Occitan name refers to both the country and city, whereas the Romanian name is used only for the country.
Méxicu (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Mexico.
Mexíkó (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mexico.
Mexko (Country) Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Nahuatl form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Mexrib (Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Maghrib (the region).
Mezfin (Other) American (Rare), Ethiopian (Rare)
Mezfin (English: Mez-fin) means Emperor: is a male name of American National multiracial origination. ... [more]
Mezkuu (Settlement) Kabardian
Kabardian form of Moscow.
M'gar (Settlement & Mountain) Rade
Miami (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Florida. The name was first mentioned by Hernando de Escalante Fontaneda, a captive of Indians in southern Florida for 17 years, when he referred to what is now Lake Okeechobee as the "Lake of Mayaimi, which is called Mayaimi because it is very large"... [more]
Mianlan (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Medan.
Mianlanlao (Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Mindanao.
Mianma (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Myanmar.
Mianmaa (Country) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Myanmar.
Mianmara (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Myanmar.
Mianmaras (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Myanmar.
Mianmari (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Myanmar.
Michhuahcan (Political Subdivision) Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Nahuatl form of Michoacán.
Michigan (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally applied to Lake Michigan, perhaps from Old Ojibwa (Algonquian) meshi-gami "big lake".
Michikaen (Political Subdivision & Body of Water) Thai
Thai form of Michigan.
Michoacán (Political Subdivision) Mexican
Spanish form of Nahuatl Michhuahcān meaning "place of the fishermen" with michhuah being "possessor of fish" and -cān being "place of".
Micronesia (Country & Region) Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
From Greek μικρός (mikrós) meaning "small, little" and νῆσος (nesos) meaning "island". This is the name of a subregion of Oceania as well as an island country... [more]