Mountain Submitted Place Names

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adam-ondi-ahman (Mountain) Mormon
According to LDS theology, this is where Adam was declared Michael, the archangel.
Alpe (Mountain) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene
Form of Alps.
Alpebi (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of Alps.
Alpeis (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Greek
Ancient Greek and modern Greek form of Alps.
Alpen (Mountain) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Alps.
Alpene (Mountain) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Alps.
Alperna (Mountain) Swedish
Swedish form of Alps.
Alperne (Mountain) Danish
Danish form of Alps.
Alpės (Mountain) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Alps.
Alpes (Mountain) French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alps.
Alpit (Mountain) Finnish
Finnish form of Alps.
Alpler (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Alps.
Alpok (Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Alps.
Alpy (Mountain) Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of Alps.
Altai (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Altai, Russian, Mongolian, Kazakh, English
From the Turkic roots altun meaning "gold" and tag meaning "mountain". This is the name of a mountain range in Central and East Asia as well as two territories of Russia.
Altay (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Altai, Russian, Mongolian, Kazakh, English
Altai, Russian, Mongolian and Kazakh alternate transcription of Altai as well as an English variant.
Amerrisque (Mountain) Mayan
Amerrique is the Indian name of the mountains between Juigalpa and Libertad in Chontales Department in Nicaragua; these mountains separate Lake Nicaragua from the Mosquito Coast... [more]
Anden (Mountain) German
German name for the Andes mountain range.
Athabasca (Settlement, Other, Body of Water & Mountain) Cree (Anglicized)
Name of numerous towns, lakes, rivers, a glacier, and a mountain, in Canada, primarily in the province of Alberta... [more]
Bashlam (Mountain) Chechen
Means "molten mountain" or "melting mountain" from Chechen беше (beshe) meaning "to melt" and лам (lam) meaning "mountain". This is the Chechen name for Mount Kazbek.
Bashloam (Mountain) Ingush
Ingush cognate of Bashlam, used as a name for Mount Kazbek.
Bilungga (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Mountain) Korean
Korean variant of Wirunga and Ibirunga.
Bombo (Mountain & Other) Kongo, Literature, Popular Culture
The name of a hill in westernmost DRC and the meaningful rename of a little known Tarzan inspired character.
Buirunga (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Japanese
Japanese variant of Virunga.
Cárpatos (Mountain) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Carpathians.
Carpats (Mountain) Catalan
Catalan form of Carpathians.
Carpazi (Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Carpathians.
Caucas (Region & Mountain) Catalan
Catalan form of Caucasus.
Cáucaso (Region & Mountain) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Caucasus.
Caucaso (Region & Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Caucasus.
Caucasus (Mountain) English
From Greek Καύκασος (Kaúkasos), which is of uncertain origin; it may be derived from Scythian *xrohukäsi meaning "ice-shining" or "white snow". Alternatively, it may be from Greek κήξ (kḗx) meaning "sea swallow (a kind of bird)" and κάσος (kásos) possibly meaning "mountain" or "rock"... [more]
Caucaz (Region & Mountain) Romanian
Romanian form of Caucasus.
Cheviot (Mountain) English
The name of a mountain and the surrounding mountains on the Anglo-Scottish border. The name is thought to be Celtic and to derive from Brythonic *ceμ-, *cejn 'ridge, spine' (Welsh chefn, 'back, ridge'), and -ed, which might have meant 'having the quality of-'.
Cumorah (Mountain) Mormon
This is the name of the hill where the Nephite known as Moroni buried the golden plates. It is located in New York.
Denali (Mountain) Indigenous American
This is the indigenous Koyukon name for Mount McKinley.
Dolomieten (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Dolomites.
Errigal (Mountain) Irish
Name of a mountain in Ireland (Errigal Mountain, near Gweedore in County Donegal, Ireland. It is the tallest peak of the Derryveagh Mountains and the tallest peak in County Donegal).
Everest (Mountain) English
Fuji (Mountain) Japanese, English
The name of a mountain (a symbol for the Japanese for centuries), known in Japanese as Fuji-san or Fujiyama (富士山), located on the boundaries of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures in central Japan... [more]
Garajonay (Mountain) Spanish
The name of a mountain peak which is the highest point on the Canarian island of La Gomera, located at the center of the island and regarded as a spiritual center of power by the ancient inhabitants... [more]
Harlan (Region, Settlement, Mountain & Other) German
Harlan is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. Harlan County is well known in folk and country music, having produced many prominent musicians. During the 20th century, it was often a center of labor strife between coal mine owners and union workers, especially in the Harlan County War of the 1930s.
Helikon (Mountain) Ancient Greek
Means "the tortuous mountain", derived from Greek ἕλιξ (helix) "spiral" (genitive ἕλικος). This is the name of a famous mountain in Boeotia, Greece.
Himalaya (Mountain) Various
The name of the Mountain between Nepal and China.
Ibirunga (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Rwandan
Rwandan word meaning “Volcanoes” in Kinyarwanda.
Ida (Mountain) Greek Mythology
A mountain in Greek Mythology.
K2 (Mountain) Various
Kafkasos (Region & Mountain) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Kaukasos, which is the ancient Greek form of Caucasus.
Kákasus (Region & Mountain) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Caucasus.
Karpaatit (Mountain) Finnish
Finnish form of Carpathians.
Karpatai (Mountain) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Carpathians.
Karpate (Mountain) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Carpathians.
Karpatebi (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of Carpathians.
Karpaten (Mountain) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Carpathians.
Karpatene (Mountain) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Carpathians.
Karpaterna (Mountain) Swedish
Swedish form of Carpathians.
Karpaterne (Mountain) Danish
Danish form of Carpathians.
Karpatlar (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Carpathians.
Kaukasos (Mountain) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Caucasus.
Kaukaz (Region & Mountain) Polish, Slovak
Polish and Slovak form of Caucasus.
Kaukāzs (Region & Mountain) Latvian
Latvian form of Caucasus.
Kaukázus (Region & Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Caucasus.
Kavkasioni (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of Caucasus.
Kazbek (Mountain) Russian, English
From Arabic قاضي (qadi) meaning "judge, arbiter" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master". This is the name of a dormant stratovolcano and mountain located in the central Caucasus.
Kazibieke (Mountain) Chinese
Chinese form of Kazbek.
Kebnekaise (Mountain) Swedish
Derived from Lule Sami giebnne "cauldron" and gájsse "elevated and pointy crest". Kebnekaise is the highest mountain in Sweden.
Kinnya (Country & Mountain) Burmese
Burmese form of Kenya.
Kosciuszko (Mountain) English (Australian)
Tallest mountain in Australia. Named after Tadeusz Kosciuszko
Kovkas (Region & Mountain) Armenian
Armenian form of Caucasus, referring both to the geographical region as well as the mountain range.
Lebanon (Country & Mountain) English, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai
Derived from the Pro-West Semitic root laban meaning "white". This is the name of a country and mountain range in Western Asia.
Lhotse (Mountain) Tibetan
Lhotse is the name of a mountain in Tibet. Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan. ... [more]
Mckinley (Mountain) English
This is the largest mountain in North America.
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]
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.
Mourne (Mountain) Irish
Both the name of a mountain range and a river in Northern Ireland, meaning "misty fists" from Irish múig "smoke, gloom" and dorn "fist".
Mqinvartsveri (Mountain) Georgian
Means "glacier peak" or "freezing cold peak" from Georgian მყინვარი (mq̇invari) meaning "glacier" and წვერი (c̣veri) meaning "tip, point, vertex, top". This is the Georgian name for Mount Kazbek.
Nyungwe (Region & Mountain) Rwandan
Oeral (Region, River & Mountain) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ural.
Ölgii (Settlement & Mountain) Mongolian
Means "motherland" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city and a mountain in western Mongolia.
Oural (Region, River & Mountain) French
French form of Ural.
Pen-y-ghent (Mountain) English, Ancient Celtic
A mountain in Yorkshire, Northern England. In the Cumbric Language, the element pen, exactly as in Welsh, meant 'head, top, summit', and y, also as in Welsh, meant the definite article 'the'... [more]
Pirėnai (Mountain) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Pyrenees.
Pireneë (Mountain) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Pyrenees.
Pireneebi (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of Pyrenees.
Pirenei (Mountain) Bulgarian, Italian, Russian
Bulgarian, Italian and Russian form of Pyrenees.
Pireneje (Mountain) Polish
Polish form of Pyrenees.
Pireneler (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Pyrenees.
Pirenéus (Mountain) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Pyrenees.
Pireneus (Mountain) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Pyrenees.
Pireneusok (Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Pyrenees.
Pirinei (Mountain) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Pyrenees.
Pirineji (Mountain) Serbian
Serbian form of Pyrenees.
Pirineos (Mountain) Spanish
Spanish form of Pyrenees.
Puncak Jaya (Mountain) Indonesian
Means "summit of victory" from Indonesian puncak meaning "top, summit, peak" and jaya meaning "victory". This is the name of a mountain located on the island of New Guinea, sometimes referred to as the Carstensz Pyramid.
Pyrenæerne (Mountain) Danish
Danish form of Pyrenees.
Pyrenäen (Mountain) German, Luxembourgish
German and Luxembourgish form of Pyrenees.
Pyreneeën (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Pyrenees.
Pyreneene (Mountain) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Pyrenees.
Pyrenéerna (Mountain) Swedish
Swedish form of Pyrenees.
Pyrénées (Mountain) French
French form of Pyrenees.
Pyreneet (Mountain) Finnish
Finnish form of Pyrenees.
Pyreneje (Mountain) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Pyrenees.
Pyrinaia (Mountain) Greek
Modern Greek form of Pyrenees.
Qafqaz (Region & Mountain) Persian, Azerbaijani
Persian and Azerbaijani form of Caucasus.
Richmond (Region, Mountain & Other) French
It is a habitational name, with the Old French elements riche ‘rich’, ‘splendid’ + mont ‘hill’. ... [more]
Roraima (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Portuguese, Spanish, English
Of Peron origin, meaning either "parrot mountain" or "green peak," referring to Mount Roraima, located on the border between Guyana, Brazil and Venezuela. Since 1962, the name has also been used on a federal territory in north-western Brazil, which became a state in 1988.
Sakurazaka (Mountain) Japanese
This is the name of one of the biggest volcanoes in Japan. It means "Cherry Blossom Slope/ Hill."
Sawel (Mountain) English, Irish (Anglicized)
Sawel Mountain (historically known as Slieve Sawel) is the highest peak in the Sperrins, a mountain range in Northern Ireland. This is an Anglicized form of Irish samhail meaning "likeness", taken from its Irish name Samhail Phite Méabha "likeness to Méabh's vulva", referring to a glen or hollow on the side of the mountain.
Siinai (Region & Mountain) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Sinai.
Sinai (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]
Sinaí (Region & Mountain) Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of Sinai.
Sinaï (Region & Mountain) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Sinai.
Sinaj (Region & Mountain) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of Sinai.
Sinay (Region & Mountain) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Sinai.
Śnieżka (Mountain) Polish
Name of a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland, the most prominent point of the Silesian Ridge in the Krkonoše mountains.
Snowdon (Mountain) English
Snowdon (Welsh: Yr Wyddfa, pronounced ər ˈwɪðva) is the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles south of the Scottish Highlands.e
Soudites (Mountain) Greek
Greek form of Sudetes.
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.
Synaj (Region & Mountain) Polish
Polish form of Sinai.
Synay (Region & Mountain) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Sinai.
Szudéták (Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Sudetes.
Taumatawhakatangi­hangakoauauotamatea­turipukakapikimaunga­horonukupokaiwhen­uak (Mountain) English (New Zealand), Maori
Taumata­whakatangihanga­koauau­o­tamatea­turi­pukaka­piki­maunga­horo­nuku­pokai­whenua­ki­tana­tahu is a hill near Porangahau, south of Waipukurau in southern Hawke's Bay, New Zealand... [more]
Taygetos (Mountain) Greek Mythology, Greek
The Taygetos or Taÿgetus is a mountain range in the Peloponnese peninsula in Southern Greece. The highest mountain of the range is Mount Taygetus; its name is probably pre-Greek and of unknown meaning... [more]
Teide (Mountain) Spanish
Meaning uncertain, but possibly derived from a Guanche term referring to a powerful being living inside the volcano. Teide is a volcano on the Spanish island Tenerife... [more]
Timberwolf (Mountain) English
A mountain in Washington State in the United States of America.... [more]
Torngat (Mountain & Other) Inuit (Anglicized)
Mountain range and national park in Canada. Meaning "place of spirits" from the Inuit word 'tongait'.
Urál (Region, River & Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ural.
Vesuvius (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
There are three theories about the origin of the name Vesuvius:... [more]
Virunga (Region, Settlement, Mountain, Country & Political Subdivision) French, French (African), French (Belgian), French (Swiss), French (Quebec), French (Acadian)
Virunga is a French variant of Ibirunga which means “Volcano” in Kinyarwanda. Wirunga is amongst its other variants.
Vogeesit (Mountain) Finnish
Finnish form of Vosges.
Vogese (Mountain) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Vosges.
Vogesen (Mountain) German, Luxembourgish
German and Luxembourgish form of Vosges.
Vogesene (Mountain) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Vosges.
Vogeserna (Mountain) Swedish
Swedish form of Vosges.
Vogeserne (Mountain) Danish
Danish form of Vosges.
Vogezebi (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of Vosges.
Vogézek (Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Vosges.
Vogezen (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Vosges.
Vogēzi (Mountain) Latvian
Latvian form of Vosges.
Vogézy (Mountain) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Vosges.
Vogezy (Mountain) Russian
Russian form of Vosges.
Vohezy (Mountain) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vosges.
Vosgi (Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Vosges.
Vosgos (Mountain) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Vosges.
Wank (Mountain) Upper German
The Wank is a mountain in southern Germany, situated in the Loisach valley close to the Austrian border in the southwestern Ester Mountains range near Garmisch-Partenkirchen... [more]
Wirunga (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Polish, German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
Wirunga is a German and Polish variant of Virunga.
Wogezy (Mountain) Polish
Polish form of Vosges.
Zerin (Mountain) Mormon
The name of a mountain moved by Mahonri Moriancumer on account of his faith.