Island Submitted Place Names

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Ai'erlan (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Ireland.
Aiksalan (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Iceland.
ʻĀina Hau (Country & Island) Hawaiian
Means "ice land" or "cold land" in Hawaiian, used as the Hawaiian name of Iceland.
Aingyalan (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Ireland.
Airangi (Country & Island) Maori
Maori form of Ireland.
Airija (Country & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Ireland.
Akhali Zelandia (Country & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of New Zealand.
Åland (Island) Finland Swedish
Either derived from Old Norse *Ahvaland meaning "land of water" (from ahva "water"), or from Finnish Ahvenanmaa "perch land" (from ahven "perch"). Åland is an autonomous archipelago province in the Baltic Sea... [more]
Alboran Island (Island) English
The island became a power base of Mustafa ben Yusuf al Mahmud ed Din, a Tunisian corsair in the Ottoman sultan's service whose attacks were so ferocious that he became known as Al-Borani, from the Turkish for "thunderstorm".
Alderney (Island) English, Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in England. It may be a corruption of 'adreni' or 'alrene', derived from Old Norse, meaning "island near the coast". Alternatively, it may come from other old Norse words; 'alda', meaning "swelling wave', 'renna', meaning "strong current', and -ey, meaning "island'.
Ambon (Island & Settlement) Indonesian
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Ambonese bong or ombong meaning "dew", so named because the mountain peaks on the island are often covered in dew. Alternately it may come from the Dutch name Amboina of Papiamentu origin... [more]
An Searrach (Island) Irish
Gaelic form of Serough Island.
Anticosti (Island) French (Quebec)
Anticosti is an island in the Minganie Regional County Municipality Canada. Originally inhabited by natives , The Innu called it Notiskuan which means "where bears are hunted", and the Mi'kmaq called it Natigôsteg meaning "forward land".... [more]
Aoeur'gny (Island) Norman
Auregnais Norman version of Alderney.
Aroumpa (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of Aruba.
Aruba (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Aurigny (Island) French
French version of Alderney.
Ayarlantaya (Country & Island) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Ireland.
Ayislantaya (Country & Island) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Iceland.
Ayolani (Country & Island) Cherokee
Cherokee form of Ireland.
Bali (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, English
Derived from Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
Barbadosa (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Barbados.
Barbadosas (Country & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Barbados.
Barmpantos (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of Barbados.
Batam (Island & Settlement) Indonesian, Malay
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of an island and city in Indonesia.
Bikini Atoll (Island) English
From Marshallese Pikinni "surface of coconut". Bikini is an island located in the Marshall Islands, famous for being a place the United States formerly did nuclear tests.
Bincheng (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Penang.
Bingdao (Country & Island) Chinese
Means "ice island" from Chinese 冰 (bīng) meaning "ice" and 島 (dǎo) meaning "island". This is the Chinese name for Iceland.
Bonair (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of Bonaire.
Bonaire (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is a special municipality of the Netherlands.
Bonayre (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of Bonaire as well as a Russian variant name for the island.
Boneiri (Political Subdivision & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Bonaire.
Boneiru (Political Subdivision & Island) Papiamento
Papiamento form of Bonaire.
Boner (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Bonaire.
Boneras (Political Subdivision & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bonaire.
Boneyr (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of Bonaire.
Brač (Island) Croatian
From Latin Brattia or Brettia, posited to be derived from Messapic brentos meaning "stag." It is the name of a major island in Croatia... [more]
Brazza (Island) Italian
Italian form of Brač.
Brecqhou (Island) Medieval Scandinavian
A Channel Island in England. The name Brecqhou derives from the Old Norse 'brekka', meaning "slope' or "escarpment", and holmr, or -'hou', meaning "island" or "islet".
Burhou (Island) Norman
A Channel Island in England. Means "storehouse island", from bur meaning "storehouse", and -hou, a Norman suffix derived from Old Norse holmr meaning "island".
Canarias (Island) Spanish
From Latin Canariae Insulae meaning "islands of the dogs". This is the name of a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, near the coast of northwestern Africa.
Caquorobert (Island) Norman
Islet in the Channel Islands. Unknown meaning.
Carpathus (Island) Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Karpathos.
Casquet (Island) French
An island chain in the Channel Islands. Could from derived from French 'cascade', referring the nearby strong tides, or from 'casque', referring to the helmet-like shape of the rocks, or from 'cas', meaning "broken" and 'quet', "rock".
Cava (Political Subdivision & Island) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Java.
Cayman Islands (Island) English (hindi)
Cayman islands are a British overseas territory.... [more]
Cebu (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Filipino, Tagalog, English
From Cebuano Sugbo, derived from Old Cebuano sibu or sibo meaning "trade", itself a shortened form of the phrase sinibuayng hingpit meaning "place for trading". This is the name of an island, province and city (Cebu City) in the Philippines.
Cerdeña (Region & Island) Spanish
Spanish form of Sardinia.
Cerq (Island) Norman
Sercquiais Norman version of Sark.
Chausey (Island) Norman
A large group of islands in the Channel Islands, France. The -ey is the Norman word for "island".
Chawa (Political Subdivision & Island) Thai
Thai form of Java.
Chip (Island & Country) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Cyprus.
Christmas Island (Island) English (Australian)
Name of an Island in Australia, it was named Christmas Island because of the date it was found (December 25)
Chvea (Political Subdivision & Island) Khmer
Khmer form of Java.
Chypre (Country & Island) French
French form of Cyprus.
Cill Chainnigh (Political Subdivision & Island) Irish
Irish form of Kilkenny.
Cingapura (Country, Island & Settlement) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Singapore
Cipar (Country & Island) Croatian
Croatian form of Cyprus.
Ciper (Country & Island) Slovene
Slovene form of Cyprus.
Ċipru (Island & Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Cyprus
Cipru (Island & Country) Romanian, Sicilian
Romanian and Sicilian form of Cyprus
Copacabana (Island) Various
A resort on the Atlantic coast of Brazil that is near Rio de Janeiro.
Corsica (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English, Italian, Romanian
Mediterranean island where Napoleon Bonaparte was born.
Crete (Island) English
From Ancient Greek Κρήτη (Krete) of uncertain meaning. It may come from Krus, a mythological hero, whose name is unexplained. Another theory is that it is derived from Luwian kursawar meaning "island" or kursattar meaning "cutting, sliver"... [more]
Crevichon (Island) Norman
Islet in the Channel Islands, England. Means "isle of crabs, crayfish, and cranes", due to the abundance of those animals in the area.
Curaçao (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English
From Portuguese Curação of uncertain origin, possibly from a name used by the indigenous peoples of the island. This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Netherlands.
Curazao (Political Subdivision & Island) Spanish
Spanish form of Curaçao.
Cypr (Island & Country) Polish, Silesian
Polish and Silesian form of Cyprus.
Daikonshima (Island) Japanese
Daikonshima Island is in Lake Nakaumi. This is within Matsue, Shimane Prefecture.
Đài Loan (Country & Island) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Taiwan.
Dgèrnésy (Island) Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Guernsey.
Diomede Islands (Island) English (American)
The Diomede islands are two islands both in the USA and Russia. They consist of big Diomede and little Diomede.... [more]
Dirouilles (Island) Norman, French
Islet chain in the Channel Islands. Each rock has many names. May mean "rags", as a direct transliteration of the French word dirouilles.
Dithouïl'yes (Island) Norman
Jèrriais Norman version of Dirouilles
Djeri (Island) Sercquiais
Sercquiais form of Jersey.
Dominica (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
Derived from Latin dominica meaning "lordly" or "Sunday", named by explorer Christopher Columbus for his sighting of the island on a Sunday. This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Dominicaanse Republiek (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Dominican Republic.
Dominikaanse Republiek (Country & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Dominican Republic.
Eacott (Island) English (Australian, Americanized, Rare)
The name eacott comes from the nation of Australia that was brought form the British empire during the age of colonization It is also the last name of Australian YouTuber Lazarbeam, his real name is lannan Eacott
Êcrého (Island) Norman
Jèrriais Norman version of Écréhous.
Ecrehos (Island) Norman
Variant of Écréhous
Écréhous (Island) Norman, English, Medieval Scandinavian
Island chain in the Channel Islands in England. Derived from Old Norse 'esker', as in a "skerry", or a "small, rocky islet". and -hou, meaning "island".
Èirinn (Country & Island) Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Éire
Falkland Islands (Island) English
An archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf and an overseas territory administered by the United Kingdom and claimed by Argentina (known in Spanish as Islas Malvinas)... [more]
Falklandsöarna (Island) Swedish
Swedish form of The Falkland Islands.
Ferski otoki (Island & Political Subdivision) Slovene
Slovene form of Faroe Islands.
Flores (Island & Body of Water) Indonesian
Means "flowers" in Portuguese, from the Portuguese name for the eastern half of the island, Cabo das Flores. This is the name of an island as well as a small sea in Indonesia.
Fuerteventura (Island) Spanish
From Spanish fuerte "strong" and ventura "fortune", though an alternative theory is that the name is derived form the Roman name for the Canary Islands, Fortunatae Insulae "fortunate islands"... [more]
Giamaica (Country & Island) Italian
Italian form of Jamaica.
Giava (Political Subdivision & Island) Italian
Italian form of Java.
Gigha (Island) English
Anglicisation of Giogha.
Giogha (Island) Scottish Gaelic, Irish
Name of an island off the west coast of Kintyre in Scotland.... [more]
Gonkong (Island, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Turkmen
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian and Turkmen form of Hong Kong.
Gotland (Island) Swedish
Named after a North Germanic tribe, the Gutes (Old Norse gotar).
Gran Canaria (Island) Spanish
From Spanish gran "grande, great" and Canaria referring to the Canary Islands. Gran Canaria is the third largest and second most populous island of the Canary Islands.
Guam (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
The name of the Territory. Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, whose sites include Asan Beach, a former battlefield... [more]
Guama (Political Subdivision & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Guam.
Guamas (Political Subdivision & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Guam.
Guami (Political Subdivision & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Guam.
Gùernesey (Island) Norman
Cotentinais Norman form of Guernsey.
Guernési (Island) Guernésiais
Guernésiais form of Guernsey.
Guernsey (Island) Medieval Scandinavian, English (British)
A Channel Island in England. From the Old Norse root -ey meaning "island", guern is unknown.
Gvam (Political Subdivision & Island) Icelandic, Serbian, Slovene
Icelandic, Serbian and Slovenian form of Guam.
Gyameka (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Jamaica.
Gyernëzi (Island) Sercquiais
Sercquiais form of Guernsey.
Haerme (Island) Norman
Norman version of Herm.
Haïti (Country & Island) French, Dutch, Afrikaans
French, Dutch and Afrikaans form of Haiti.
Hawaï (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Hawaii.
Hawaii (Island) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, of uncertain origin. Theories from Proto-Polynesian hawaiki which possibly means place of the gods" or from Proto-Polynesian sawaiki "homeland", or possibly named for Hawaiʻiloa, legendary discoverer of the Hawaiian islands.
Herm (Island) Medieval French, English (British), Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in England. Likely from Old Norse 'arms', meaning "arm" due to the shape of the island, or maybe from Old French 'eremite', meaning "hermit".
Heti (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Haiti.
Hingapoa (Country, Settlement & Island) Maori
Maori form of Singapore.
Hīraka (Country & Island) Maori
Maori form of Sri Lanka.
Hokkaido (Political Subdivision & Island) Japanese
From Japanese 北海 (hokkai) meaning "northern sea" and 道 (dō) meaning "circuit". This is the name of an island and prefecture of Japan.
Hong Kong (Settlement, Political Subdivision & Island) English, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, French, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Cantonese 香港 (Hoeng Gong) derived from 香 (hoeng) meaning "fragrant" and 港 (gong) meaning "port, harbour". This is the name of a city, island and special administrative region of China.
Hongkong (Island, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Thai
Form of Hong Kong used in various languages.
Honkong (Settlement, Island & Political Subdivision) Armenian, Bulgarian
Armenian and Bulgarian form of Hong Kong.
Houmet (Island) Norman
The Houmets are an islet chain in the Channel Islands. The name is from the Norman word 'hou', meaning "island".
Hoy (Island) Scottish
The name is from the Isle of Hoy in Scotland.
Hsaikparats (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Cyprus.
Huam (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Guam.
Hvar (Island) Croatian
Hvar is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, located off the Dalmatian coast.... [more]
Hy-brasil (Island) Irish Mythology (?), Folklore
Possibly from derived from Irish Uí Breasail meaning "clan of Breasal". This was the name of a mythical island off the western coast of Ireland that appeared on maps from 1325.
Iaba (Island) Greek
Greek form of Java.
Iamaika (Country & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Jamaica.
Iaponia (Country & Island) Georgian, Greek
Georgian and Greek form of Japan.
Iava (Political Subdivision & Island) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Java.
Icaria (Island) Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The island where Icarus, son of Dedalus, was buried. Dedalus gave the island the name in his honor.
Iceland (Country & Island) English
From Icelandic Ísland, which is derived from Old Norse íss meaning "ice" and land meaning "land, country". This is the name of a Nordic island country in the Atlantic Ocean.
Iirimaa (Country & Island) Estonian
Estonian form of Ireland
IJsland (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Iceland.
Ilann (Country & Island) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Ireland.
ʻIlelani (Country & Island) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Ireland.
Ilhas Selvagens (Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Savage Islands.
Īrija (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Ireland.
Irlandiýa (Country & Island) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Ireland.
Irlandiye (Country & Island) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Ireland.
Irlandyjo (Country & Island) Silesian
Silesian form of Ireland
Irlanti (Country & Island) Finnish
Finnish form of Ireland
Írország (Country & Island) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ireland
Írsko (Country & Island) Slovak
Slovak form of Éire
Isla De Alborán (Island) Spanish
Spanish form of Alboran Island.
Ísland (Country & Island) Icelandic, Faroese, Old Norse
Form of Iceland.
Islanda (Country & Island) Albanian, Italian, Romanian
Albanian, Italian and Romanian form of Iceland.
Islande (Country & Island) French, Latvian
French and Latvian form of Iceland.
Islandia (Country & Island) Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Polish, Spanish
Form of Iceland used in several languages.
Islandija (Country & Island) Lithuanian, Slovene
Lithuanian and Slovenian form of Iceland.
İslandiya (Country & Island) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Karakalpak
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Karakalpak form of Iceland.
Islandiýa (Country & Island) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Iceland.
Islandiye (Country & Island) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Iceland.
Islandyjo (Country & Island) Silesian
Silesian form of Iceland
Islanti (Country & Island) Finnish
Finnish form of Iceland
Islas Malvinas (Island) Spanish
An archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf and an overseas territory claimed by Argentina and administered by the United Kingdom (known in English as the Falkland Islands)... [more]
Îslenda (Country & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Iceland.
Isola Bella (Island) Italian (Rare)
Isola Bella (lit. 'beautiful island') is one of the Borromean Islands of Lago Maggiore in north Italy. From Italian isola meaning island, and bella meaning beautiful.
Isole Pelagie (Island) Italian
Italian form of Pelagie Islands.
Ispaniola (Island) Greek
Greek form of Hispaniola.
Istros (Island & River) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name for the Greek island of Gyali as well as for the lower section of the Danube river. In the case of the latter, the name is a loanword from either Dacian or Thracian... [more]
Ìsuli Pilaggî (Island) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Pelagie Islands.
Ithaque (Island) French
French form of Ithaca.
Jaba (Island) Korean
Korean form of Java.
Jamaica (Country & Island) Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Hungarian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
From Taíno Xaymaca meaning "land of wood and water" or "land of springs". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Jamaïque (Country & Island) French
French form of Jamaica.
Jameika (Country & Island) Korean
Korean form of Jamaica.
Jáva (Political Subdivision & Island) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Java.
Java (Political Subdivision & Island) English, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
From Indonesian Jawa, which is of uncertain origin. It is most likely derived from Sanskrit यव-द्वीप (yava-dvipa) meaning "island of barley", though it may have come from Javanese ꦗꦸꦮꦮꦸꦠ꧀ (juwawut) meaning "foxtail millet (a type of plant)" or Malay jauh meaning "far, distant"... [more]
Javeh (Political Subdivision & Island) Persian
Persian form of Java.
Jawa (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Javanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese
Form of Java used in various languages.
Jawah (Political Subdivision & Island) Arabic
Arabic form of Java.
Jèrri (Island) Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Jersey.
Jerri (Island) Guernésiais, Norman
Guernésiais and Cotentinais Norman form of Jersey.
Jersey (Political Subdivision & Island) English, Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in England. Also a name of a state in the United States. May be derived from the Old Norse jarð meaning "earth" or jarl meaning "earl", or maybe from the given name Geirr... [more]
Jethou (Island) Norman
One of the Channel Islands in England. The -'hou' suffix means small island or small hill.
Jhâbâ (Political Subdivision & Island) Madurese
Madurese form of Java.
Jialimandan (Political Subdivision, Region & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Kalimantan.
Jolo (Settlement & Island) Filipino, Tagalog, English
Probably derived from Hokkien 好儂 (hó lâng) meaning "good people", named by Chinese traders to reflect how they perceived the native people of the region. This is the name of an island in the southern Philippines as well as the capital city of the province of Sulu.
Jumieka (Country & Island) Jamaican Patois
Patois form of Jamaica.
Kaaimaneilanden (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Cayman Islands.
Kaaimanseilande (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Cayman Islands.
Kahoolawe (Island) Hawaiian
"The" + "to Subtract, Erode" ... the only uninhabited island in Hawaii
Kalimantan (Political Subdivision, Island & Region) Indonesian, Banjar
Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kala) meaning "time, season" and मन्थान (manthana) meaning "churning, agitating, stirring". This is the name of the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, though it is used to refer to the entire island in Indonesian... [more]
Kanarieöarna (Island) Swedish
Swedish form of The Canary Islands.
Kap Verde (Country & Island) Danish, Finnish, German, Swedish
Danish, Finnish, German and Swedish form of Cape Verde.
Karpathos (Island) Ancient Greek, Greek
The second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, located between Crete and Rhodes.
Kauaʻi (Island) Hawaiian
Meaning unknown. This is the fourth largest of the Hawaii Islands.
Kemoduo (Settlement & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Komodo.
Keraman (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Italian
Keraman is a Continental European variant of Kuraman.
Kipar (Country & Island) Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Cyprus.
Kipra (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Cyprus.
Kipras (Country & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Cyprus.
Kiprenez (Island & Country) Breton
Breton form of Cyprus.
Kîpros (Country & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Cyprus.
Kirasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Curaçao.
Kirrin (Island) English (British)
Kirrin Island is the fictional island in Enid Blyton's 'The Famous Five' series of children's books.
Kiurasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Georgian, Lithuanian
Georgian and Lithuanian form of Curaçao.
Komodo (Settlement & Island) Indonesian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the name of a local ethnic group. This is the name of an island and village in eastern Indonesia.
Korfoe (Settlement & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Corfu.
Korsiki (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Modern Greek form of Corsica.
Kòrsou (Political Subdivision & Island) Papiamento
Papiamento form of Curaçao.
Korsyka (Political Subdivision & Island) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Corsica.
Korzika (Political Subdivision & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of Corsica.
Kourasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of Curaçao.
Kouva (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of Cuba.
Krit (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Uzbek
Form of Krete (see Crete).
Kriti (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek, Malay
Modern Greek transcription of Krete (see Crete) as well as the Malay form. This is the name of the largest and most populous island of Greece.
Krk (Island) Croatian
Krk is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of Primorje-Gorski Kotar county.
Kryt (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Krete (see Crete).
Kunghit (Island) Haida
Southernmost island in Gwaii Haanas, British Columbia, Canada... [more]
Kupelo (Country & Island) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Cyprus.
Kuraman (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Malaysian, Malay
Kuraman is best known as the island headquarters of the fictional public domain character Sandokan. Its other name is Mompracem... [more]
Kürasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Curaçao.
Kurasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian form of Curaçao.
Kviprosi (Country & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Cyprus.
Kythira (Island) Greek
A place name for an island in Greece
Kyuba (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Cuba.
Kyurasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Curaçao.
Kyushu (Island) Japanese
From Japanese 九 (kyū) meaning "nine" and 州 (shū) meaning "province, state". This is the name of an island in Japan.
Lanai (Island) Hawaiian
Lanzarote (Island) Spanish
Derived from the first name of the Genoese navigator Lancillotto Malocello (born in 1270). Lanzarote is an island in the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, near the coast of northwestern Africa.
Lihou (Island) Norman, Breton
Island in the Channel Islands in England. From the Breton words 'lydd' or 'ligg', meaning "in or near water", and the Norman suffix -'hou', meaning "island". The island and reef in Australia named after this island.
Lombok (Island & Body of Water) Indonesian
Derived from Sasak lomboq meaning "straight, honest". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as a strait connecting the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean.
Louzon (Island) Greek
Greek form of Luzon.
Luçon (Island) French
French form of Luzon.
Lusong (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Luzon, also formerly used to refer to the Philippines as a whole.
Luzón (Island) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Luzon.
Luzon (Island) Filipino, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pampangan, English
Of uncertain meaning, probably from Tagalog lusong meaning "mortar (for pounding rice)". This is the name of the largest island in the Philippines.
Luzun (Island) Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Arabic, Persian and Urdu form of Luzon.
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.
Madagaskaraya (Country & Island) Sinhalese
Sinhala 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.
Madeira (Island) Portuguese
Means "wood" in Portuguese. Madeira is an autonomous region of Portugal located in the Atlantic Ocean.
Madhurâ (Island) Madurese
Madurese form of Madura.
Madhurâ (Island) Madurese
Madurese form of Madura.
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]
Ma'erta (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Malta.
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.
Maldivas (Country & Island) Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of the Maldives
Mallorca (Island) Spanish
Spanish form of Majorca.
Manhattan (Island) English (American)
It is named after the Algonquin tribe from whom the Dutch settlers claimed to have bought the island in 1626.
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]
Maorisy (Country & Island) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Mauritius.
Maoui (Island) Greek
Greek form of Maui.
Marbeiia (Island) Mexican
old abandond island
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.
Maurîtius (Country & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mauritius.
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.
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.
Mawlata (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Malta.
Mawrikiý (Country & Island) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mauritius.
Mawritsha (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Mauritius.
Mianlanlao (Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Mindanao.
Minaka (Island) Japanese
Like Minako in Sailor Moon, Minaka is a name from Mina and Aka
Mindanao (Island) Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
From a Spanish corruption of Magindanaw, the endonym of the Maguindanao people. The ethnic name means "people of the flood plains" or "people of the lake" from Maguindanao danao meaning "lake"... [more]
Mindanau (Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mindanao.
Minquier (Island) Breton, Norman, English
An island chain in the Channel Islands, England. Could be from Breton 'minihi', meaning "sanctuary, or from 'minkier' meaning "seller of fish".
Mintanao (Island) Greek
Greek form of Mindanao.
Mîntchièr (Island) Norman
Jèrriais Norman version of Minquier
Moçambic (Country & Island) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Mozambique.
Moltawa (Country & Island) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Malta.
Mompracem (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Literature, Popular Culture
Mompracem is the historical name of Kuraman, which is currently known primarily as the alter ego name of Keraman in the Sandokan series.
Moris (Country & Island) Mauritian Creole, Breton
Mauritian Creole and Breton form of Mauritius.
Morishas (Country & Island) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Mauritius.
Mōrishasu (Country & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of Mauritius.
Mozambiku (Country & Island) Albanian
Albanian form of Mozambique.
Murano (Island) Italian
A series of islands in the Venetian lagoon in Northern Italy, famous for its glassmaking. The toponym is derived from Latin name Amurius or Mur(r)ius.
Murishyus (Country & Island) Arabic
Arabic form of Mauritius.
Nantucket (Political Subdivision & Island) English (Americanized)
An island in America.
Naourou (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of Nauru.