Submitted Place Names Starting with S

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Sofia (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai
From Bulgarian София (Sofiya) named for the Saint Sophia Church, itself derived from Ancient Greek σοφία (sophia) meaning "wisdom" (see the given name Sophia)... [more]
Sofie (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Sofia.
Sofija (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Sofia used in multiple languages as well as a Danish variant.
Sofiýa (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Sofia.
Sofya (Settlement) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Sofia.
Sogdië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sogdia.
Sogdien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Sogdia.
Soghum (Settlement) Circassian
Circassian form of Sukhumi.
Sog Po (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan སོག (sog) referring to Mongolia and པོ (po) meaning "person". This is the Tibetan and Dzongkha name for Mongolia.
Sog Yul (Country) Tibetan
From Tibetan སོག (sog) referring to Mongolia and ཡུལ (yul) meaning "country, nation". This is the Tibetan name for the country of Mongolia.
Sohum (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Sukhumi.
Soisa (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Schweiz, used as the Malagasy name for Switzerland.
Soïssa (Country) Occitan
Occitan cognate of Schweiz, used as the Occitan name for Switzerland.
Sokhumi (Settlement) Georgian, Mingrelian
Georgian and Mingrelian form of Sukhumi.
Sok Maa Lei (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Somalia.
Soksi (Country) Lao
Lao form of Georgia 1 via the French form Géorgie.
Sol (Settlement) Lao, Sinhalese, Thai
Lao, Sinhala and Thai form of Seoul.
Sollefteå (Settlement) Swedish
Possibly a combination of Swedish sol "sun" and the place name suffix -eå "river". The river Ångermanälven runs through the town.
Solna (Settlement) Swedish
From Old Swedish Solnö, a combination of soln "sun" and ö "island". Solna is a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden.
Solomon Islands (Country) English
An island country in Oceania.
Solomonöarna (Country & Island) Swedish
Swedish form of Solomon Islands.
Solongos (Country) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Goryeo, used as the Mongolian name for Korea.
Solowakia (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Slovakia.
Solowenia (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Slovenia.
Solún (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Thessaloniki.
Solun (Settlement) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Thessaloniki used in multiple languages.
Soluň (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Thessaloniki.
Solzha-Ghala (Settlement) Chechen
Means "city (on the) Sunzha River" from Chechen Соьлжа (Solzha) referring to the Sunzha River and гӏала (ghala) meaning "town". This is the Chechen name for Grozny.
Somaalia (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Somalia.
Somaaliyaa (Country) Oromo
Oromo form of Somalia.
Somáil (Country) Irish
Irish form of Somalia
Somaleye (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Somalia.
Sómalía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Somalia
Somália (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Somalia.
Somàlia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Somalia
Somalis (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Somalia.
Somaliya (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Somalia.
Somaliya (Country) Amharic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Hausa, Hindi, Urdu
Form of Bulgaria used in various languages.
Somaliyawa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Somalia.
Somalja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Somalia.
Somallia (Country) Korean
Korean form of Somalia.
Somálsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Somalia.
Somalya (Country) Hebrew
Hebrew form of Somalia.
Somaria (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Somalia.
Somattra (Political Subdivision & Island) Madurese
Madurese form of Sumatra.
Somija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Finland.
Somikh (Country) Ossetian
Means "Armenian" in Ossetian, ultimately from Georgian სომეხი (somexi). This is the Ossetian name for Armenia.
Somkheti (Country) Georgian
From Georgian სომეხი (somekhi) referring to the Armenian people and the suffix -ეთი (-eti) used to indicate location. This is the Georgian name for Armenia.
Sønderborg (Settlement) Danish (Modern)
Town in Denmark located in North Slesvig specifically on the southern part of the island of Als and partly on the peninsula Jutland. Sønder meaning "southern" and borg meaning "castle"... [more]
Sông-hói (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Shanghai.
Songkhla (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Derived from Malay Singgora, itself from Sanskrit सिंहपुर (sinhapura) meaning "city of lions", from सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion" and पुर (pura) meaning "city, town"... [more]
Sơn La (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 山 (sơn) meaning "mountain" and 羅 (la) meaning "to be".
Sonoma (Political Subdivision) Spanish
County and town in the American state of California, the meaning of which is uncertain.
Soodą́ą (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Sudan
Soolyn (Country) Manx
Manx form of Sweden
Sopia (Settlement) Georgian, Korean
Georgian and Korean form of Sofia.
Soquel (Settlement) English
Soquel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, United States approximately 75 miles (120 km) south of San Francisco, and forms part of the north coast of Monterey Bay.... [more]
Sør-afrika (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of South Africa.
Sorbhâjâ (Settlement) Madurese
Madurese form of Surabaya.
Sorin (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Surin.
Sörmland (Political Subdivision) Swedish
Shortened form of Södermanland.
Sortobe (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Dungan origin. This is the name of a town in southern Kazakhstan.
Soshū (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Suzhou.
Sostyn (Country) Manx
Either from Old Irish Saxain meaning "Anglo-Saxon, England" or a back-formation of Manx Sostynagh meaning "English, Englishman". This is the Manx name of England.
Šotimaa (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Scotland.
Sotji (Settlement) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Sochi.
Şotlandiya (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Scotland, probably via its Russian form Shotlandiya.
Sotsji (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sochi.
Souazilandi (Country) Greek
Greek form of Swaziland. The country changed its name to Eswatini in 2018 and so it is now known as Esouatini in Greece.
Souchoumi (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Sukhumi.
Sou Daan (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Sudan.
Soudites (Mountain) Greek
Greek form of Sudetes.
Sou Gaak Laan (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Scotland.
Souidia (Country) Greek
Greek form of Sweden.
Soukhoumi (Settlement) French
French form of Sukhumi.
Söül (Settlement) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Seoul.
Soul (Settlement) Czech, Estonian, Finnish, Slovak
Czech, Estonian, Finnish and Slovak form of Seoul.
Soulaouesi (Island) Greek
Greek form of Sulawesi.
Soumali (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Somalia via the French form Somalie.
Soumatra (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of Sumatra.
Sourinam (Country) Greek
Greek form of Suriname.
Souru (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Seoul.
South Africa (Country) English
Combination of south and Africa, named after its geographic location. This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
South America (Region) English
Combination of south and America, named after it’s geographic location. This is the name of a continent in the Southern Hemisphere.
South Carolina (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, Named after King Charles I of England.
South Dakota (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, also the name of indigenous people of the Great Plains, from the Dakota word dakhóta "friend".
South Holland (Political Subdivision) English
Combination of South and Holland 1, named after it’s geographic location. This is the name of a province of the Netherlands.
South Korea (Country) English
South Korea (Korean: 한국/韓國, RR: Hanguk; literally 남한/南韓, RR: Namhan, or 남조선, MR: Namchosŏn in North Korean usage), officially the Republic of Korea (ROK; Korean: 대한민국/大韓民國, RR: Daehan Minguk), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea... [more]
Souva (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Suva.
Sou Zau (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Suzhou.
Sou Ziu (Settlement) Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew romanization of Suzhou.
Soviet Union (Country) Russian, English
The word Soviet is derived from Russian совет (sovet), meaning "council, assembly, advice, harmony, concord". This was the name of a federal socialist and communist state that existed from 1922 to 1991, at which time it split into 15 countries - Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia 1, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Moldova, Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan and Estonia.
Sovyetskyy Soyuz (Country) Russian
Russian form of the Soviet Union.
Spaainey (Country) Manx
Manx form of Spain
Spagn (Country) Breton
Breton form of Spain
Spahan (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Armenian
Armenian form of Isfahan.
Spáinn (Country) Irish
Irish form of Spain
Spàinn (Country) Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Spain
Spàinnt (Country) Scottish Gaelic
Variant of Spàinn
Spalding (Settlement) English
This is the name of several places in England, USA, Canada and Australia, including one located in the eastern English county of Lincolnshire.... [more]
Spāņ (Country) Livonian
Variant of Spāņmō
Spaña (Country) Papiamento
Papiamento form of Spain.
Spanja (Country) Albanian, Maltese
Albanian and Maltese form of Hispania (see Spain).
Spanjë (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Spain
Spāņmō (Country) Livonian
Livonian form of Spain
Spánn (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Spain.
Spannaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Hispania (see Spain).
Spanya (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Spain.
Spanyolország (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Spain
Sparseti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Persia.
Sparta (Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Manx, Polish, Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
From Doric Greek Σπάρτα (Sparta) and Attic Greek Σπάρτη (Spartē), which is of uncertain origin but possibly derived from σπάρτον (sparton) meaning "rope, cable" - a reference to the cords laid as the city’s foundation boundaries, though this could be just a folk etymology.... [more]
Spayn (Country) Cornish
Cornish form of Spain
Split (Settlement) Croatian
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.... [more]
Spokane (Settlement) English
City in Washington, USA.
Springfield (Settlement) English
This is the capital of Illinois.
Springville (Settlement) English (American)
The city of Springville in Utah was named after Fort Springville, a fort that religious leader Brigham Young ordered to be built to be turned into a town as soon as possible.
Spuenien (Country) Luxembourgish
Luxembourgish form of Spain
Srbsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Serbia.
Sredets (Settlement) Bulgarian
Original Bulgarian name of Sofia in use until the 18th century. It is also the name of a city in southeastern Bulgaria.
Srednekolymsk (Political Subdivision) Russian
"mid-high river"
Srednjoafrička Republika (Country) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of Central African Republic.
Srey Langka (Country & Island) Khmer
Khmer form of Sri Lanka.
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (Settlement) English
From Sinhalese ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර කෝට්ටේ (shri jayawardhanapura kotte) meaning "blessed fortress city of growing victory" or "fortified city of victory"... [more]
Şri Lanka (Country & Island) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkmen form of Sri Lanka.
Şri-lanka (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Turkmen
Azerbaijani and Turkmen form of Sri Lanka.
Šrilanka (Country & Island) Latvian, Slovene
Latvian and Slovenian form of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Sinhalese ශ්‍රී ලංකාව (ś‍rī laṁkāva) meaning "holy island", derived from Sanskrit श्री (śrī) meaning "holy, sacred" and लङ्का (laṅkā) meaning "island"... [more]
Srí Lanka (Country & Island) Czech, Hungarian, Slovak
Czech, Hungarian, and Slovak form of Sri Lanka.
Srî Lanka (Country & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Sri Lanka.
Srilanko (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Sri Lanka.
Srilonka (Country & Island) Assamese, Santali
Assamese and Santali form of Sri Lanka.
Srinagar (Settlement) English
From Hindi श्रीनगर (shrinagar) comprised of श्री (shri) meaning "radiance, splendour, beauty" and नगर (nagara) meaning "town, city"... [more]
Srivijaya (Country) Malay, English
From Sanskrit श्रीविजय (Shrivijaya) meaning "shining victory", from श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty" combined with विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory"... [more]
Sriwijaya (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian form of Srivijaya as well as a Malay variant.
Ssanya (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Sanya.
Sseuchwan (Political Subdivision) Korean
Korean form of Sichuan.
Ssujeou (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Suzhou.
Sswid (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of Sweden.
Staffordshire (Political Subdivision) English
County in England. From Old English 'stæð' meaning "landing place, ford, and scir, meaning "shire".
Stamboli (Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Istanbul.
Stambolli (Region) Albanian
Albanian form of Istanbul.
Stambuł (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Istanbul.
Stambula (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Istanbul.
Stambulas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Istanbul.
Stamps (Settlement) English
Stamps is a city in Arkansas, a state in the southern United States of America. This is where the author and actress Maya Angelou spent most of her childhood.
Stăncuţa (Settlement) Romanian
Stara Grzybowszczyzna (Settlement) Polish
Meaning "old Grzybowszczyzna". It is a village in northeast Poland.
Staraya Russa (Settlement) Russian
Staraya Russa is a town in Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located on the Polist River.
Starkville (Political Subdivision) English
Starkville is the most populous city in Mississippi.
Stary Grzybów (Settlement) Polish
Meaning "old Grzybów". It is the name of a village in southern Poland.
Statham (Settlement) English
This is the name of a hamlet in the civil parish of Lymm, part of the borough of Warrington in Cheshire (Lancashire before 1974) in northern England. See Statham on the surname site for more information.
Steiermark (Political Subdivision & Region) German, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Styria, which some countries have adopted as their name for both the Austrian state and the Austro-Slovenian region.
Steinauer (Settlement) Medieval German
The first settlement at Steinauer was made in the 1850s by Joseph Steinauer and his two brothers. Steinauer was platted in 1886 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Joseph A. Steinauer, an early settler and the first postmaster.
Stembol (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Istanbul.
St. George’s (Settlement) English (Caribbean)
In honor of Saint George.
Stiermarke (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Styria.
Stiermarken (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Styria.
Stilla Havet (Body of Water) Swedish
Means "the calm sea" in Swedish, from stilla "still, calm" and havet "the sea". This is the Swedish name for the Pacific Ocean.
St Lucia (Country & Island) English
Short form of Saint Lucia.
Stockholbma (Settlement) Sami
Means "Stockholm" in North Sami.
Stockton (Political Subdivision) English
Stockton is the name of a city in California, and it's the name of borough in New Jersey. It is the home of Stockton University.
Stocom (Settlement) Walloon
Walloon form of Stockholm.
Stokcholmi (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Stockholm.
Štokholm (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Stockholm.
Stokholm (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Macedonian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of Stockholm used in various languages.
Stokholma (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Stockholm.
Stokholmas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Stockholm.
Stokholmi (Settlement) Meänkieli, Albanian
Means Stockholm in Albanian and Meänkieli (one of five minority languages in Sweden).
Stokhom (Settlement) Hindi
Hindi form of Stockholm.
Stokkhólmur (Settlement) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Stockholm.
Stokkhoul (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Stockholm.
Stokkolma (Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Stockholm.
Stoneleigh (Settlement) English
Stoneleigh is a small village in Warwickshire, England.
Stóra-bretland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Great Britain.
Stórabretland (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Great Britain, used as a name for United Kingdom.
Storbritannien (Region) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Great Britain, also used when referring to United Kingdom.
Storsjön (Body of Water) Swedish
Means "the great lake" in Swedish (from stor "big, great, large" and sjön "the lake"). Storsjön is the 5th largest lake in Sweden, but it's also known for being the supposed home of Storsjöodjuret ("The Great-Lake monster"), a lake monster similar to the one in Loch Ness.
Stóðgarður (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Stuttgart.
St Quivox (Settlement) Scottish
St Quivox (Settlement) Scottish
St Quivox is a small Scottish village north of Ayr and east of Prestwick.
Straatsburg (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Strasbourg.
Stralsund (Settlement) German
From the polabian name Stralov. From slavic stral- (arrow) and -ow (place).... [more]
Strängnäs (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of an uncertain first element (possibly from a word describing a snare used for hunting, but other meanings are possible), and Swedish näs "isthmus". On June 6 in 1523, Gustaf Vasa was elected king of Sweden here... [more]
Stranraer (Settlement) Scottish
A port town in South-West Scotland. Its name derives from Gaelic An t-Sròn Reamhar, literally meaning 'the fat nose', but which more prosaically might be rendered as 'the broad headland', referring to the local geography.
Stroma (Island) Scottish
A Scottish island.
Stungaičiai (Settlement) Lithuanian
Stungaičiai is located in Šilalė district municipality, Tauragė county, Lithuania.
Stung Treng (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means “river of reeds” in Khmer.
Stung Treng (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Khmer
Means "river of reeds" from Khmer ស្ទឹង (stung) meaning "stream, small river" and ត្រែង (traeng) meaning "reed". This is the name of a province of, as well as a city in, Cambodia.
Suaet (Country) Lao
Lao form of Sweden via the French form Suède.
Suasalainn (Country) Irish
Irish form of Swaziland
Suazi (Country) Polish
Polish form of Swaziland
Suazilândia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Swaziland
Suazilandia (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Swaziland
Suba (Settlement) Japanese, Korean
Japanese and Korean form of Suva.
Sù-chhoan (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Sichuan.
Sû-chû (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Suzhou.
Suchumi (Settlement) Czech, Polish, Swedish
Czech, Polish and Swedish form of Sukhumi.
Suchumis (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Sukhumi.
Sŭ-ciŭ (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Suzhou.
Sucre (Settlement) Spanish
This is the constitutional capital city of Bolivia, it was named after Venezuelan revolutionary leader Antonio José de Sucre in 1839.
Sud-àfrica (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of South Africa.
Sudáfrica (Country) Spanish
Form of South Africa used in Spanish speaking countries.
Sudáfrica (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of South Africa.
Sudafrica (Country) Italian
Italian form of South Africa.
Südafrika (Country) German
German form of South Africa.
Súdáin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Sudan
Súdáin Theas (Country) Irish
Irish form of South Sudan
Súdan (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sudan
Sûdan (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Sudan.
Sudāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Sudan.
Sudanas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Sudan.
Sudanaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Sudan.
Sudang (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Sudan via the French form Soudan.
Sudang (Country) Khmer, Lao
Khmer and Lao form of Sudan via the French form Soudan.
Sudani (Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of Sudan.
Sudão Do Sul (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of South Sudan
Sudauen (Region) German
German form of Sudovia.
Sudbury (Settlement) English
City in Ontario, Canada. Meaning "south fortress" from Old English suð (south) and byrig (fortified place).
Sudeetit (Mountain) Finnish
Finnish form of Sudetes.
Sudetai (Mountain) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Sudetes.
Sudetebi (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of Sudetes.
Sudeten (Mountain) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Sudetes.
Sudetene (Mountain) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Sudetes.
Sudeterna (Mountain) Swedish
Swedish form of Sudetes.
Sudeterne (Mountain) Danish
Danish form of Sudetes.
Sudètes (Mountain) French
French form of Sudetes.
Sudetes (Mountain) English, Spanish
A mountain range in Central Europe, which in the Anglosphere is also known under its German name Sudeten.
Südetler (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Sudetes.
Sudetos (Mountain) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sudetes.
Sudharmapura (Settlement) Far Eastern Mythology, Mon, Burmese
Sudharmapura is the original formal Pali name of Sadhuim and Thaton. It is likely named for Sudharma, the meeting hall of the Buddhist deities.
Sudon (Country) Tajik
Tajik form of Sudan.
Sudovië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Sudovia.
Suècia (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Sweden.
Suedia (Country) Albanian, Basque, Romanian
Albanian, Basque and Romanian form of Sweden
Sufa (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Suva.
Suffolk (Region) English (British)
County in England. Meaning "southern people", from suf, 'south'', and folk, 'people'.
Sufiya (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Sofia.
Sufumi (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Sukhumi.
Sugbo (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Filipino, Cebuano
Cebuano form of Cebu.
Sugelan (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Scotland.
Suginami (Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 杉 (sugi) meaning "cedar" and 並 (nami) meaning "row, line, avenue", so named for the row of cedar trees planted by an Edo period lord to mark the bounds of his property... [more]
Suhhumi (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Sukhumi.
Suid-Afrika (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of South Africa.
Suidia (Country) Aromanian
Aromanian form of Sweden
Suid-Soedan (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of South Sudan.
Suis (Country) Breton, Sundanese
Breton and Sundanese form of Schweiz, used as the Breton and Sundanese name for Switzerland.
Suisu (Country) Japanese
Derived from French Suisse, used as the Japanese name for Switzerland.
Suitza (Country) Basque
Basque form of Switzerland
Sujumi (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Sukhumi.
Sukabumi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Derived from Indonesian suka meaning "like, love" (ultimately from Sanskrit सुख (sukha) meaning "pleasant, happy") and bumi meaning "earth, soil" (from Sanskrit भूमि (bhumi))... [more]
Sukhothai (Political Subdivision, Country & Settlement) Thai
Most likely means "rise of happiness" from Thai สุข (suk) meaning "joy, happiness" and อุทัย (uthai) meaning "sunrise, dawn, emergence, rise". This is the name of a province of Thailand... [more]
Sukhum (Settlement) Russian, English
Russian form of Sukhumi as well as an English variant.
Sukhumi (Settlement) English
From Georgian სოხუმი (sokhumi) of uncertain origin. It may be from Georgian ციხე (tsikhe) meaning "fortress" combined with the suffix ომი (omi) denoting a geographical location or from Svan ცხუმ (tskhum) meaning "hornbeam"... [more]
Sukopie (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Skopje.
Sukottorando (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Scotland.
Sul (Other) Yakut
Yakut form of Seoul.
Sulaweixi (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Sulawesi.
Sulawési (Political Subdivision & Island) Buginese
Buginese form of Sulawesi.
Sulawèsi (Political Subdivision & Island) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Sulawesi.
Sulawesi (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian
Probably means "iron island" in an uncertain South Sulawesi language, from sula (cognate with Indonesian pulau) meaning "island" and mesi (compare Indonesian besi) meaning "iron"... [more]
Sulinan (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Suriname.
Sultan Kudarat (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Filipino, Maguindanao, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Named for Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat (1581–1671), the seventh sultan of Maguindanao, whose third name is derived from Arabic قدرة (qudrah) meaning "power"... [more]
Sulu (Political Subdivision, Region & Body of Water) Filipino, Tagalog, English
From Suluk, the Malay name for the Tausug people, in turn derived from Tausug Tau Sūg meaning "people of the current", from tau meaning "man, person" and sūg meaning "(sea) current, flow of water"... [more]
Ṣumal (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of Somalia.
Sumaran (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Semarang.
Sumatera (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Malay
Form of Sumatra.
Sumateura (Political Subdivision & Island) Korean
Korean form of Sumatra.
Sumatora (Political Subdivision & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of Sumatra.
Súmatra (Political Subdivision & Island) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sumatra.
Sumatra (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Acehnese, Minangkabau, Malay, English
From Sanskrit समुद्र (samudra) meaning "sea, ocean". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as three Indonesian provinces.
Sumatrah (Political Subdivision & Island) Arabic
Arabic form of Sumatra.
Sumbawa (Island & Political Subdivision) Indonesian
From a Portuguese corruption of the name Sambawa, which is most likely derived from Sanskrit शम्भु (shambhu) meaning "beneficent, benevolent" (also a name for the Hindu god Shiva)... [more]
Sümeg (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian place name of unknown origin.
Sumendala (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Sumatra.
Sumer (Region) History
From Akkadian Šumeru, a word of unknown meaning. Sumer was an early civilization in southern Mesopotamia inhabited by the Sumerians, emerging during the Chalcolithic and early Bronze Ages between the sixth and fifth millennium BC.
Sumida (Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 墨 (sumi) meaning "ink" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy". This is the name of a special ward of Tokyo.
Summerville (Political Subdivision) English
A city in South Carolina.
Sṳ́m-yòng (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Shenyang.
Sunderland (Settlement) English
A port city in North-East England. Derives from Old English sundor, 'separate' (c.f German sondern, 'but, instead') and land, 'land'.
Sunnyvale (Settlement) English
From the English words sunny and vale meaning "valley". This is the name of a city in California.
Suntar (Political Subdivision) Russian
"goodness, obedient"
Sṳ̀n-tû (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Chengdu.
Sunzh-qala (Settlement) Avar
Avar form of Solzha-Ghala.
Suō (Political Subdivision) Japanese
Shifted from earlier Suhau (Sufau) or Suha (Sufa) (first written as 周芳), belonging to an old province which corresponds to the eastern part of modern Yamaguchi Prefecture.... [more]
Suofeiya (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Sofia.
Suomali (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Somalia.
Suomaliya (Country) Taiwanese
Chinese form of Somalia chiefly used in Taiwan.