Settlement Submitted Place Names

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Å (Settlement) Swedish, Norwegian
Taken directly from Swedish and Norwegian å meaning "stream, creek, small river". This is the name of several villages in Sweden and Norway.
Aachen (Settlement) English, Danish, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
From Old High German aha or its Latin counterpart aquae, referring to the sacred springs associated with Granus, a Celtic god, from which the Latin form Aquisgranum derives. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Abae (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Abakan (Settlement & River) Russian, English
Derived from the name Abakhan which is the name of a mythological Turkish khan (king). His name means "bear's blood" in the Khakas language, and was bestowed to the present-day Abakan River and the city of the same name... [more]
Abana (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Havana.
Aberdeen (Settlement) English (Rare)
A city in Scotland, stemming from the prefix aber- meaning 'river mouth', and the suffix -deen, which could possibly be referring to the rivers don and dee.
Åbo (Settlement) Swedish
Possibly from Swedish å "river" and bo "home, dwelling" or "dweller, inhabitant". Other meanings are possible, like it being derived from the given name Aabo... [more]
Aboe Dhabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Abu Dhabi.
Abuca (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Abuja.
Abucha (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Abuja.
Abudža (Settlement) Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, and Serbian form of Abuja.
Abudża (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Abuja.
Abudzha (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Abuja.
Abuĝo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Abuja.
Àbújá (Settlement) Western African, Yoruba
Yoruba form of Abuja.
Abuja (Settlement) Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu
From Abu-Ja, a nickname of 19th-century monarch Abubakar Jatau (sometimes referred to as "Abu"), who founded what is now the city of Abuja in 1828. By some accounts, he was described as having fair skin, which possibly earned him the nickname Ja meaning "red" in Hausa... [more]
Abujia (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Abuja.
Abuxha (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of Abuja.
Abuya (Settlement) Spanish, Asturian
Spanish and Asturian form of Abuja.
Abuzabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Abu Dhabi.
Acádia (Country, Region & Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of both Acadia and Akkad (mostly the ancient city, but sometimes also the Akkadian Empire).
Achgabat (Settlement) French
French form of Ashgabat.
Actium (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Adana (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Turkish
City and province in Turkey.
Advent (Settlement) English
Ae (Settlement & River) Scottish, Scots
The name of a village and a stream in Southwest Scotland. The name seems to be derived from Old Norse á, meaning 'river'.
Afin (Settlement) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Athens.
Afina (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Tajik, Uzbek
Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Tajik, and Uzbek form of Athens.
Afiny (Settlement) Belarusian, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Kyrgyz, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Athens.
Aŝgabato (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Ashgabat.
Agadir (Settlement) English, Berber
Derived from Berber ⴰⴳⴰⴷⵉⵔ (agadir) meaning "wall, enclosure, fortified building, citadel". Agadir is a port city located in southwestern Morocco along the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.
Ağban (Settlement) Khakas
Khakas form of Abakan.
Agdz (Settlement) Morocco
Aikawa (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of several towns in Japan. The first one (愛川) is located in Kanagawa Prefecture in eastern Japan, the second one (合川), located in Akita Prefecture in northern Japan, was merged with other towns to form the city of Kitaakita... [more]
Ailiwen (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Yerevan.
Airton (Settlement) English
The name of a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire in England, also known as Airton-in-Craven. It is derived from a combination of Aire (referring to the river) and Old English tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town."
Ajijic (Settlement) Spanish
Means "place of water" or "place where water bubbles up" in Nahuatl.
Aken (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Aachen.
Akureyri (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic akur "field" and eyri "sandbank". Akureyri is a town in the north of Iceland.
Alabanda (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Alaki (Settlement) Tongan
Alamutu (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Almaty.
Albany (Settlement) English
Name of the capital in New York, renamed after British acquisition in 1664 in honor of the Dukes of Albany (House of Stuart), hence a name borne by their retainers.
Albuquerque (Settlement) English (American)
Albuquerque, New Mexico’s largest city, sits in the high desert. Its modern Downtown core contrasts with Old Town Albuquerque, dating to the city’s 1706 founding as a Spanish colony.
Əlcəzair (Country & Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Jaza'ir, used as the Azerbaijani name of both Algeria and Algiers.
Aleksandria (Settlement) Bulgarian
Alele (Settlement) ?
Alele is a village in Wallis and Futuna. It is located in Hihifo District on the northeast coast of Wallis Island.
Alessandria (Settlement) Italian
City in Piedmont, north-western Italy. Founded in the XII century and named after pope Alexander III.
Alexandreia (Settlement) Greek (Rare)
Alexandreia is a city in the Imathia regional unit of Macedonia, Greece.
Alexandrië (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Alexandria.
Algeirsborg (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form for Algiers.
Algír (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Algiers.
Aliağa (Settlement) Turkish
Almata (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Lithuanian
Kyrgyz and Lithuanian form of Almaty.
Almatí (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Almaty.
Almatı (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Almaty.
Almatõ (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Almaty.
Ałmaty (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Almaty.
Almaty (Settlement) Kazakh, Albanian, Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Kazakh алма (alma) meaning "apple". This is the name of the largest city in Kazakhstan.
Almería (Settlement) Spanish
From the name of the Spanish city. Means 'the mirror of the sea.'
Alor Setar (Settlement) Malay, Indonesian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Malay alor meaning "river, stream" and setar meaning "gandaria" (a type of fruit). This is the name of a city in Malaysia that serves as the capital of Kedah.
Al-qahirah (Settlement) Arabic
It is the original form of Cairo the Egyptian capital city. Al-Qāhira means 'The Conquerer' because of a myth between its foundation and the planet Mars (that in Arabic is 'The Conquerer Star').
Al-Quds (Settlement) Arabic
Variant of Quds with the definite article ال (al-).
Altham (Settlement) English
Meaning "river meadow of the swans" hamm elfitu.
Altura (Settlement) Portuguese
Alzhyr (Country & Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Algeria and Algiers.
Alžír (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Algiers.
Alžīra (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Algiers.
Alžyras (Country & Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of both Algeria and its capital city Algiers.
Amalfi (Settlement) Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
The name of a coastal in the Italian province of Salerno and a town and municipality in the Antioquia Department of Colombia which is named in honour of the Italian town.... [more]
Ambrácia (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ambracia.
Ambracie (Settlement) French
French form of Ambracia.
Amherst (Settlement) English
Name of a town in Massachusetts, and name of a college, UMass Amherst.
Amigdalia (Settlement) Greek
Greek name that means almond tree.
Amjalina (Settlement) Belarusian
Derived from the Belarusian noun амяла (amjala) meaning "mistletoe". This is the name of two villages in Belarus.
Ampou Dampi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Abu Dhabi.
Amsterntam (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Amsterdam.
Amversa (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Antwerp via its French form Anvers.
Anamoose (Settlement) Ojibwe
City in North Dakota. From the Ojibwe word 'uhnemoosh', meaning "female dog".
Ancara (Settlement) Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese form of Ankara.
Ancona (Settlement) Italian
From the Ancient Greek word Ἀγκών (Ankòn) meaning "elbow", because, to the Doric settlers who settled here, the shape of the city remembered an elbow. This is a town in Central Italy.... [more]
Anfa (Settlement) Berber
Means "hill" or "top" in Tamazight. This is the Berber name for Casablanca, which was used as the city's official name before the 1755 Lisbon earthquake destroyed the area... [more]
Angerton (Settlement) English
Angkala (Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Ankara.
Angkara (Settlement) Korean, Thai
Korean and Thai form of Ankara.
Ankala (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Ankara.
Ankara (Settlement) Dagbani
Dagbani form of Accra.
Ankaro (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Ankara.
Anmer (Settlement) English
Anmer (Settlement) English
Derived from the village of Anmer, in Norfolk. It stems from the Old English aened "duck" and mere "pool".
Ann Arbor (Settlement) English (American)
The name of a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the county seat of Washtenaw County located in the south of the state.... [more]
Anoi (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Hanoi.
Anqara (Settlement) Arabic, Tajik, Uzbek
Arabic alternate transcription of Anqarah as well as the Tajik and Uzbek form of Ankara.
Anqarah (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Ankara.
Antiocheia (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek name Antiochos and the feminine suffix -ειᾰ (-eia). This was the name of multiple ancient cities founded by Seleucus I Nicator and named for his father, Antiochus, the most famous of which - Antioch on the Orontes - later became one of the Roman Empire's largest cities, was made the capital of the province of Syria, and became an important centre of early Christianity.
Antiochia (Settlement) Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antiocheia.
Antiochië (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Antiochia (see Antioch).
Antiogië (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Antiochia (see Antioch).
Anversa (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Antwerp.
Anzah (Settlement) Arabic
Aosta (Settlement) Italian
A city in the north-western corner of Italy. Developed from the Latin name Augusta Praetoria Salassorum, itself named after emperor Augustus.
Aoste (Settlement) French
French form of Aosta.
Apperley (Settlement) English
Means "apple clearing". From æppel "apple" and leah "woodland, clearing"
Aqwa (Settlement) Abkhaz
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from the Mingrelian toponymic marker ყვა (-qwa). This is the Abkhaz name for Sukhumi.
Aqyar (Settlement) Crimean Tatar, Tatar
From Crimean Tatar aq meaning "white" and yar meaning "cliff" or shore, coast". This is the Crimean Tatar and Tatar name for Sevastopol.
Ardea (Settlement) Late Roman
Means "heron" in Latin. A town in Italy.
Åre (Settlement) Swedish
Meaning uncertain, but probably derived from Old West Norse *ár "peak, crest". Åre is a village and a popular ski resort in Jämtland, Sweden.
Arendal (Settlement) Norwegian
Combination of Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and dalr "valley, dale". Arendal is a town and municipality in Southern Norway.
Arendelle (Region & Settlement) Popular Culture
Likely based on Arendal, the name of a town and municipality in Southern Norway. Arendalle is a fictional kingdom in Disney's animated movie 'Frozen' (2013).
Arica (Settlement) Spanish
It is the name of province, and town in Chile. It is also the name of a town in Colombia.
Arılı (Settlement) Turkish
Arkham (Settlement) Literature
The name of a fictional town in Essex County, Massachusetts, used in the stories of H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937). It may be influenced by Latin arcanum meaning "mystery, secret" and Old English ham "home, homestead".
Arlington (Settlement) English
Three possible places called Arlington in Gloucestershire, Devon, and East Sussex.
Arrington (Settlement) English
Arrington, a place in Cambridgeshire, named from an Old English byname, Earn(a), meaning ‘eagle’ + -inga- ‘people or followers of’ + tūn ‘settlement’.
Arumatoi (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Almaty.
Arvidsjaur (Settlement) Swedish
From Ume Sami Árviesjávrrie, composed of árvies "rich, abundant, fruitful" and jávrrie "lake".
Ås (Settlement) Swedish, Norwegian
Means "ridge, esker" in Swedish and Norwegian. This is the name of numerous places in Sweden and Norway.
Ašchabad (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Ashgabat.
Aşğabat (Settlement) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Ashgabat.
Ašgabat (Settlement) Croatian, Finnish
Croatian and Finnish form of Ashgabat.
Ashby (Settlement) English
Ash farm; ash settlement... [more]
Ashgabat (Settlement) Armenian, English, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog
From Turkmen Aşgabat from Persian عشق‌آباد (ešq-âbâd) meaning "city of love", derived from عشق (ešq) meaning "love, passion" and آباد (âbâd)# meaning "city"... [more]
Ashihabade (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Ashgabat.
Ashton (Settlement) English
Asika (Settlement) Indian
Asitana (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Astana.
Asjabad (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Ashgabat.
Asjchabad (Settlement) Swedish, Dutch, Frisian
Swedish, Dutch and Frisian form of Ashgabat.
Aşkabat (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Ashgabat.
Askrigg (Settlement) English
A village in rural Northeast England. It is derived from the Old Norse askr, 'ash tree' (c.f Swedish ask, 'ash tree') and hryggr, 'ridge' (c.f Swedish rygg, 'ridge, spine', German rücken, 'spine', Scots rig, 'ridge').
Assisi (Settlement) Italian
Astampyl (Settlement) Abkhaz
Abkhaz form of Istanbul.
Astana (Settlement) Kazakh, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (astaneh). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan until 2019, when it was renamed Nur-Sultan.
Astaná (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Astana.
Astaneh (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Astana.
Astano (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Astana.
Asunción (Settlement) Spanish
Means "assumption" in Spanish, as in “assumption of Mary to heaven". This is the capital of Paraguay. Originally called Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción (meaning "Our Lady Saint Mary of the Assumption") by its founder, it was later shortened to Asunción.
Aszchabad (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Ashgabat.
Asztana (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Astana.
Ataídes (Settlement) Portuguese
Freguesia in Portugal, probably named after Athanagild, 6th-century king of Visigothic Hispania and probable founder of the village.
Ateena (Settlement) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Athens.
Aten (Settlement) Persian, Swedish
Persian and Swedish form of Athens.
Atena (Settlement) Croatian, Romanian
Croatian and Romanian form of Athens.
Atėnai (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Athens.
Atēnas (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Athens.
Ateni (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Athens.
Atenk (Settlement) Armenian
Armenian form of Athens.
Ateno (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Athens.
Atény (Settlement) Slovak, Czech
Slovak form of Athens and Czech variant of Athény.
Ateny (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Athens.
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]
Áth Cliath (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Dublin.
Athén (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Athens.
Athen (Settlement) German
Aþena (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Athens.
Athena (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Athens.
Athene (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Athens.
Athenry (Settlement) Irish
Athenry (Baile Áth an Rí) meaning "Town of the Ford of the King" is a town in County Galway, Ireland, which lies 25 kilometres east of Galway city.
Athény (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Athens.
Atherton (Settlement) English
Placename meaning Ather's town.
Atîna (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Athens.
Atlanta (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Georgia, named by J. Edgar Thomson, Chief Engineer of the Georgia Railroad.
Attawapiskat (River & Settlement) Cree
River and town in Ontario, Canada. From the Attawapiskat people, meaning "people of the parting of the rocks", or Āhtawāpiskatowi ininiwak.
Auckland (Settlement) English
The Baron Auckland and the Earl of Auckland are titles of the English nobility. The first Baron Auckland, William Eden, had the city of Auckland in New Zealand named after him. Bishop Auckland is a town in the county of Durham in Britain which has lent its name to the title... [more]
Auroville (Settlement) English
The name of an indian town built by UNESCO located in southern India. It was built as an experimental town to see how is the world without politics, money or polution.
Authin (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Athens.
Avalbane (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Irish Abhaill Bhán "white orchard". This is or was the name of a township in the civil parish of Clontibret in County Monaghan, Ireland.
Avana (Settlement) Greek, Italian
Greek and Italian form of Havana.
Aven (Settlement) Biblical
A Biblical place name meaning "vanity", "nothingness", "iniquity" and "sorrow".... [more]
Aydemir (Settlement) Bulgarian
Ayuhwasi (Settlement) Cherokee
Ayuhwasi, meaning "savanna" or "large meadow". The name has been applied to several entities past and present in the U.S. states of Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee
Ayutiya (Country & Settlement) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of Ayutthaya.
Ayutthaya (Country & Settlement) Thai, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Derived from Sanskrit अयुध्य (ayudhya) meaning "invincible, unconquerable". This was the name of a kingdom (as well as one of its capital cities) that reigned from 1350 to 1767, considered the precursor of modern Thailand.
Ayutuoye (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Ayutthaya.
Azotus (Settlement) Hebrew
Latinized form of Ashdod, one of the five confederate cities of the Philistines.
Badangh (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Padang.
Baden (Settlement) German
The name of a town in Austria.
Badley (Settlement) English
Habitational name from Badley in Suffolk or Baddeley Green in Staffordshire, both named with the Old English personal name Bad(d)a + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
Báe̤k-gĭng (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Beijing.
Baekging (Settlement) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Beijing.
Bağdad (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar
Azerbaijani and Crimean Tatar form of Baghdad.
Bagdado (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Baghdad.
Bagshaw (Settlement) English
Means "Bacga's thicket" or "Bacga's copse". Derived from the Anglo-Saxon given name Bacga and the word sceaga "thicket, copse"
Baguio (Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Hispanicized form of Ibaloi bagiw meaning "moss". This is the name of a city in the Philippines.
Baitulmuqaddis (Settlement) Malay
Malay form of Bayt al-Maqdis, used as the Malay name for Jerusalem.
Bak Ging (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Beijing.
Bakı (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Baku.
Bako (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Baku.
Bakoe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Baku.
Bakou (Settlement) Breton, French, Haitian Creole
Breton, French, and Haitian Creole form of Baku.
Baku (Settlement) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur
From Azerbaijani Bakı from Persian باکو (baku), which is of uncertain meaning. One popular etymology suggests that it means "wind-pounded city" from Persian باد (bad) meaning "wind" and کوبیدن (kubidan) meaning "to pound, to beat" (given in reference to the area's storms and high winds)... [more]
Bakú (Settlement) Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, Spanish
Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, and Spanish form of Baku.
Bakü (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Baku.
Bakû (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Baku.
Bakū (Settlement) Japanese
Variant romanization of Baku.
Bakuo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Baku.
Bakuu (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Baku.
Bali (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Paris.
Balin (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Berlin.
Baltimore (Settlement) English
Baltimore is an independent city in the state of Maryland within the United States.
Banda Acéh (Settlement) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Banda Aceh.
Banda Acèh (Settlement) Acehnese, Javanese
Acehnese and Javanese form of Banda Aceh.
Banda Aceh (Settlement) Indonesian, Banjar, Minangkabau, Malay, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "port of Aceh" from Indonesian bandar meaning "port, harbour" (of Persian origin) and Aceh. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of Aceh.
Banda-Achekh (Settlement) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Banda Aceh.
Bandar-Seri-Begavani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandar Seri Begawan (Settlement) Malay, Indonesian, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog
From Malay bandar meaning "town", seri meaning "radiance, splendour, glory", and begawan meaning "holy". The name comes from Seri Begawan, a Malay title used by Bruneian Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III (1914-1986), which is ultimately derived from Sanskrit श्री भगवान् (shri bhagvan) meaning "radiance of the gods"... [more]
Bandar-Seri-Behavan (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandar-Sery-Behavan (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandar Siri Bikawan (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandarusuribugawan (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandon (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Bandung.
Banduna (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Bandung.
Bandung (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Malay, Minangkabau, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Uzbek
From Indonesian bendung or bendungan meaning "dam, dike", used to refer to the area in relation to the nearby Citarum River. Local sources also relate the name to the phrase Nga-Bandung-an Banda Indung, which is considered sacred in Sundanese culture... [more]
Bandungas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bandung.
Bandungh (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Bandung.
Bandungi (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Bandung.
Bandungue (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Bandung.
Bandunh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Bandung.
Banff (Settlement & Other) English
Derived from Banffshire, Scotland, where two important founders were from. Name of a Canada national park, and a town inside it
Băng Cốc (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Bangkok.
Bangkak (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Bangkok.
Bangkok (Settlement) Thai, Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Believed to be derived from Thai บาง (bang) meaning "community, village, settlement" and กอก (kok) meaning "olive", possibly used in reference to the olive trees that grew around the area... [more]
Bangkoki (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Bangkok.
Banhkok (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Bangkok.
Bankauk (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Bangkok.
Bankok (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Bangkok.
Bankoko (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Bangkok.
Bankoku (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Bangkok.
Bankuk (Settlement) Arabic, Persian
Arabic and Persian form of Bangkok.
Banqkok (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Bangkok.
Baoding (Settlement) Chinese
From Chinese 保 (bǎo) meaning "protection" and 定 (dìng) meaning "stable". This is the name of a city just south of Beijing in Hebei province.
Baqu (Settlement) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Baku.
Barcellona (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Barcelona.
Barcelona (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish, English
Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain.
Bari (Settlement) Italian, English, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sicilian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Latin Barium, itself of uncertain origin, possibly from Messapic *baur or *bur, meaning "house", ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhreu ("to grow, to be"). This is the name of the capital city of Apulia, in southern Italy.
Bariaman (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Pariaman.
Baris (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Paris.
Basel (Settlement) English
Bathgate (Settlement) Scottish
A town in West Lothian, Scotland. It is derived from the Cumbric beith, meaning 'boar' (Welsh baedd) and chyd, meaning 'wood, trees' (Welsh coed).
Batoche (Settlement & Other) French
A historic village and National Historic Site in modern day Saskatchewan, Canada. Batoche is where Métis leader Louis Riel and his forces were defeated by the Canadian Army... [more]
Batoemi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Batumi.
Bayt al-Maqdis (Settlement) Arabic
Means "holy house" in Arabic, from بَيْت (bayt) meaning "house" and مُقَدَّس (muqaddas) meaning "holy, sacred". This is an Arabic name for Jerusalem.
Baytulmaqdis (Settlement) Ingush
Ingush form of Bayt al-Maqdis, used as the Ingush name for Jerusalem.
Bắc Kinh (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Beijing.
Beč (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Vienna.
Beddgelert (Settlement) Welsh
A village in northwest Wales. The name means 'Gelert's grave', from Welsh bedd, 'grave' & Gelert, whose identity is a subject of debate.... [more]
Beejin (Settlement) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Beijing.
Beezhen (Settlement) Buryat
Buryat form of Beijing.
Beiroet (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Beirut.
Beirut (Settlement) English
The capital of Lebanon. It is derived from Hebrew be'erot which means "the wells".
Bejrút (Settlement) Czech, Hungarian, Slovak
Czech, Hungarian, and Slovak form of Beirut.
Belém (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Bethlehem.
Belgrád (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Belgrade.
Belgrade (Settlement) English, French, Malay
From Serbian Београд (Beograd) meaning "white city", from the Slavic roots beli or beo meaning "white" combined with grad meaning "city, town". This is the name of the capital city of Serbia.
Belgrado (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Belgrade.
Bella Bella (Settlement) Salishan
Town in British Columbia, Canada. Named after the Bella Bella people, also known as the Heiltsuk.
Bella Coola (Region & Settlement) Salishan (Anglicized)
Town and valley in British Columbia, Canada. From the Heiltsuk word bḷ́xʷlá, meaning "someone from Bella Coola", referring to the general ethnic group in the area
Belleville (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Canada and various others in America. Means "beautiful town" from the French belle (beautiful) and ville (city or town).
Beneberak (Settlement) Biblical
Means "sons of lightning".
Bennington (Settlement) English
Derived from the Old English personal name Beonna combined with -ing-, a connective particle denoting association, and tūn "farmstead, settlement".
Bentleigh (Settlement) English
Berea (Settlement) Biblical (All)
Berea (also Beroea) was an ancient city of the Hellenistic period and Roman Empire now known as Veria (or Veroia) in Macedonia, northern Greece. It is a small city on the eastern side of the Vermio Mountains north of Mount Olympus... [more]
Bergen (Settlement) Dutch, Norwegian, German
Newer form of Bjǫrgvin, a combination of Old Norse bjarg "mountain" and vin "meadow". This is the 2nd largest city in Norway.
Berlijn (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Berlin.
Berlîn (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Berlin.
Berlino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Berlin.
Berlyn (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Berlin.
Bêrût (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Beirut.
Betleem (Settlement) Romanian
Romanian form of Bethlehem.
Betlejem (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Bethlehem.
Betlem (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Bethlehem.
Bētleme (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Bethlehem.
Betliejus (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bethlehem.
Betws-y-coed (Settlement) Welsh
A village in rural North-West Wales. The element betws, in Welsh means 'prayer house'. The y is the definite article 'the'. The final element coed means 'trees'. This gives a full name meaning 'prayer house in the forest'... [more]
Beverege (Settlement) Medieval English
Means "beaver island". From the words beofor "beaver" and eg "island"
Bexda (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Baghdad.
Beyjing (Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Beijing.
Beýrut (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Beirut.
Beyzhin (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Beijing.
Bientian (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Vientiane.
Biŝkeko (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Bishkek.
Billyuseu (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Vilnius.
Bìng-iōng (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of Pyongyang.
Birinyusu (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Vilnius.
Birka (Settlement) Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish
Possibly taken from a Latinization of Norse Bjǫrkey "Birch island", although some believe it's derived from Old Norse birk "market place". Birka was a Viking age town and an important trading and market place during the Viking Age located on the island Björkö (modern form of Bjǫrkey) in Lake Mälaren, outside of Stockholm, Sweden.
Birkirkara (Settlement) Maltese
Means "running water" or "cold water". Birkirkara is the second largest city in Malta.
Bir Lehlou (Settlement) English
Derived from Hassaniya Arabic bir lehlou meaning "sweet water well". Bir Lehlou is an oasis town in the Polisario-controlled region in northeastern Western Sahara.
Birmingham (Settlement) English
A city in central England. Its name derives from the Anglo-Saxon words meaning 'the farm of Beormund's people', from the personal name Beormund, ingas, meaning 'people' and ham, meaning 'farm'.
Bishaket (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Bishkek.