Settlement Submitted Place Names

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Cuera (Settlement) Romansh
Sursilvan and Sutsilvan form of Chur.
Cuira (Settlement) Romansh
Puter, Rumantsch Grischun, and Sutsilvan form of Chur.
Cumbernauld (Settlement) Scottish
A town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The name in its present form is most likely derived from Gaelic comar nan allt meaning 'meeting of the waters'. However, early forms containing Cumyr- hint at a Cumbric predecessor derived possibly from Common Brittonic *cömber-ïn-alt (Welsh cymer-yn-allt), perhaps meaning 'confluence at the hill'.
Cuoira (Settlement) Romansh
Vallader form of Chur.
Cusco (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Quechua
Cuveglio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Cuvio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Cuzco (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Incan (Hispanicized), Quechua (Hispanicized), Spanish (Archaic)
Traditional spelling of Cusco, a city in Peru which was the capital of the Inca Empire. Cusco is the Hispanicized form of Quechua Qusqu meaning "rock, boundary stone; heap of earth and stones; nucleus; navel; bed, dry bed of a lake".
Cwm Gwaun (Settlement) Welsh
Cwm Gwaun (English: Gwaun Valley) is a community and valley in north Pembrokeshire, Wales. The name itself is derived from Welsh cwm "valley" and gwaun "heath, moor".
Cyangugu (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan
Czesławice (Settlement) Polish
Derived from the given name Czesław.
Czesławów (Settlement) Polish
Derived from the given name Czesław.
Daca (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Dhaka.
Dacca (Settlement) Finnish, French, Italian, Romanian
Form of Dhaka.
Daegu (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 大 (대, dae, "big, large") and 邱 (구, gu, "hill"), thus "large hill". This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Daejeon (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 大 (대, dae, "big, large") and 田 (전, jeon, "cultivated piece of land"). This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Dài-báe̤k (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Taibei.
Đài Bắc (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Taipei.
Daingerfield (Settlement) English
A city in Texas.
Dakka (Settlement) Armenian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Dhaka used in various languages.
Dako (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Dhaka.
Dalkeith (Settlement) Scottish
A small town in Midlothian, Scotland, south of Edinburgh. It is of Cumbric language origin. The first element is dal, meaning 'meadow, plateau' (Welsh ddôl) and chyd, meaning 'trees, wood' (Welsh coed).
Damasko (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Damascus.
Damaszek (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Damascus.
Damaszkusz (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Damascus.
Da Nang (Settlement) English
Simplified variant of Đà Nẵng.
Đà Nẵng (Settlement) Vietnamese
Uncertain, possibly from Eastern Cham đanak meaning "mouth of a river" or đarak meaning "large river" or from Western Cham đaknan meaning "wide water, large water" (all referring to the Han River)... [more]
Daplin (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Dublin.
Dardanie (Region & Settlement) French
French form of Dardania.
Dardanija (Region & Settlement) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Dardania.
Darkhan (Settlement) Mongolian
Means "blacksmith" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city in Mongolia.
Dartmouth (Settlement) English
A city in Devon.
Darton (Settlement) English
Darton is a large village in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley (part of South Yorkshire), on the border with West Yorkshire, England.
Daşkənd (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Tashkent.
Dayville (Settlement) English
A city in Oregon.
Decorah (Settlement) English
Decorah, Iowa.
Deesa (Settlement) Indian
De Haach (Settlement) Frisian
Frisian form of The Hague.
Deheilan (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Tehran.
Dehli (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Persian, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Delhi.
Delchi (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Delhi.
Delli (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Delhi.
Demelza (Settlement) Cornish
Name of a hamlet in Cornwall, sometimes explained as a contraction of Cornish Dinas Maeldaf "fort of Maeldaf", but more likely derived from Cornish ty "house" and malsai "eel".
Den Haag (Settlement) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of The Hague.
Denpasa (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Denpasar.
Dénpasar (Settlement) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Denpasar.
Denpasar (Settlement) Indonesian
From Balinese ᬤᬾᬦ᭄ᬧᬲᬃ (dénpasar) possibly meaning "north market". This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of Bali.
Denver (Settlement) English
Named after James W. Denver; the surname itself comes from Old English Denefær ("crossing of the Danes") or den-ōfer ("valley-bank")... [more]
Dépok (Settlement) Sundanese
Sundanese form of Depok.
Depok (Settlement) Indonesian
From an acronym of Dutch De Eerste Protestantse Organisatie van Christenen (DEPOC) meaning "First Protestant Christian Organisation", referring to a 17th-century congregation established by Dutch merchant Cornelis Chastelein (1657-1714) to convert indigenous Indonesians to Christianity... [more]
Derry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
City and country in Northern Ireland. May mean "oak wood", from 'Daire Coluimb Chille', meaning "The Oak-wood of Saint Columba". Or the name may have been from Proto-Celtic 'calg-ac-os', meaning "possessing a blade" or "possessing a penis".
Dersingham (Settlement) English
Derived from the Old English "homestead belonging to Deorsige".
Des Moines (Settlement) English
Name of the capital and the most populous city in Iowa, which derived from Fort Des Moines, which was named for the Des Moines River. The French des Moines translates to either "from the monks" or "of the monks".
Detroit (Settlement) English (American)
From the French word, meaning “strait.” The full name of the city’s phrase is “le détroit du Lac Érie,” meaning “the strait of Lake Erie.”... [more]
Déva (Settlement) Hungarian
City in Romania.
Devizes (Settlement) English
Derived from castrum ad divisas, latin for “castle at the boundary”
Dhaka (Settlement) Bengali, English
Uncertain, possibly from the name of the dhak tree (scientific name Butea monosperma), which used to grow in the area, from Bengali ঢাক (dhak) referring to a traditional membranophone instrument, or from the name of the Hindu goddess Dhakeshwari... [more]
Dibai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Dubai.
Dibilisi (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Tbilisi.
Dilhi (Settlement) Arabic, Quechua
Arabic and Quechua form of Delhi.
Dillí (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Delhi.
Dingwall (Settlement) English
A city in Scotland. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr ', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Djakarta (Settlement) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic
Archaic Dutch form of Jakarta as well as the modern Afrikaans and Icelandic form of the name. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Djedda (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Jeddah.
Doebai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dubai.
Doesjanbe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dushanbe.
Doho (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Doha.
Doire (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Derry.
Doldersum (Settlement) Dutch
It is unknown how this place got it's name, most think that it's a combination of Dolder and sum. Dolder being an ancient river in the northeastern Netherlands and sum meaning "village/settlement" in Old Saxon, so the meaning is "village/settlement on the Dolder"... [more]
Doncaster (Settlement) English
A town in England located on the River Don. The first element is from the Roman fort Danum, likely from an earlier Celtic settlement relating to the River Don. The second element is the Old English ceaster, 'fort' (c.f Modern English castle).
Donegal (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and town in Ireland. Meaning "place of foreigners" (i.e. the Vikings). Alternatively, it may mean "land of Conall", a king from the area. Conall means "strong wolf".
Doral (Settlement) English
Dordrecht (Settlement) Dutch
Dordrecht is a city and municipality in the Western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.... [more]
Dortmund (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
First mentioned in the 9th century AD as Throtmanni, of uncertain origin and meaning, the form Dortmunde first appeared in the 13th century. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Douchanbé (Settlement) French
French form of Dushanbe.
Doumpai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Dubai.
Doushanbeh (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Dushanbe.
Douvlino (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Dublin.
Dover (Settlement) English
Dover is a small, but important port town in Kent, Southern England. It is derived from the Brythonic Dubrās, meaning 'water' (Modern Welsh ddwfr, 'water, tears').... [more]
Downpatrick (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized), Northern Irish
From Irish Dún Pádraig, meaning "Patrick's fort", after St. Patrick, who is said to be buried in Downpatrick Cathedral.... [more]
Drayton (Settlement) English
Drayton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England.
Dresden (Settlement) German
Dresden, capital of the eastern German state of Saxony, is distinguished by the celebrated art museums and classic architecture of its reconstructed old town. The name is of Slavic origin.
Dromara (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Northern Irish (Anglicized)
From Old Irish Droim mBearach meaning “ridge of heifers”.... [more]
Dublîn (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Dublin.
Dublin (Settlement) English, Croatian
From Irish dubh "black" "dark" referring to a dark tidal pool where the River Poddle entered the Liffey on the site of the Castle Gardens at the rear of Dublin Castle.
Dublino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Dublin.
Dubrovnik (Settlement) Croatian
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea. ... [more]
Duchanbe (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Dushanbe.
Dudinka (Settlement) Russian
"Mulberry Tree" + "Feminine" noun
Duibhlinn (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Dublin.
Duinkerke (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Dunkirk.
Duinkerken (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Dunkirk.
Dundalk (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized)
From Irish Dún Dealgan, meaning "the fort of Dealgan".... [more]
Dunedin (Settlement) English (New Zealand)
This is a city in the South Island of New Zealand. It is known as the 'Edinburgh Of The South' due to its many historical buildings.
Dŭng-gĭng (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of Tokyo.
Dung Ging (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Tokyo.
Dún Na Ngall (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Iranian, Irish
Irish form of Donegal.
Durban (Settlement) English
The name of a city in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa (known in Zulu as eThekwini). From D'Urban, named for Lieutenant General Sir Benjamin D'Urban (1777-1849), who was the governor of the Cape Colony when the city was named in 1835.
Durcet (Settlement) French
It is the name of a commune in north-western France.
Durham (Settlement & Region) English, Anglo-Norman
A cathedral city in the North-East of England. The name is derived from the city's Latin name Dunelm, which comprises of the Celtic element dun, 'fortress' (c.f Welsh dinas, 'city') and the Old Norse holme, which meant an island (referring to the peninsular formed by the River Wear).
Dusambé (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Dushanbe.
Düşənbə (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Dushanbe.
Duşanbe (Settlement) Gagauz, Turkish, Turkmen
Gagauz, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Dushanbe.
Dušanbė (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Dushanbe.
Dusanbe (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Dushanbe.
Duschanbe (Settlement) German
German form of Dushanbe.
Duşenbe (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Dushanbe.
Dushanbe (Settlement) Tajik, English, Russian
Mean "Monday" in Tajik, so named for a popular market that used to be held in the area on Mondays. This is the name of the capital city of Tajikistan.
Dusjanbe (Settlement) Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Papiamento
Scandinavian and Papiamento form of Dushanbe.
Dyflinn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dublin.
Džakarta (Settlement) Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of Jakarta.
Dżakarta (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Jakarta.
Dzaudzhyqau (Settlement) Ossetian
Means "Dzaug's settlement" in Ossetian, from the name of 18th-century figure Dzaug Bugulov combined with Ossetian хъӕу (qau) meaning "village, settlement". This is the Ossetian name for Vladikavkaz.
Dzhakartæ (Settlement) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Jakarta.
Dzsibuti (Country & Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Djibouti.
Easingwold (Settlement) English
A town in North Yorkshire, England, which derives from Old English words meaning 'the forest belonging to Esa'.
Ecclefechan (Settlement) Scottish
A village in South-West Scotland. It's name derives from the Cumbric eccle-, meaning 'church' (Welsh eglwys) and fechan, which meant 'small, unimportant' (Welsh fychan).
Edam (Settlement) Dutch
Edgewood (Settlement) English
A city in Washington.
Edinburgh (Settlement) Scottish
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It was first attested in the Cumbric form Dinn Eidyn, meaning 'castle of Edin', hence the Gaelic name Dùn Èideann.... [more]
Edmonton (Settlement) English
From Eadhelm and ton, mean "field owned by Eadhelm". City in Canada, named after the district of London.
Eigias (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Romansh
Eindhoven (Settlement) Dutch
Combination of eind and hoven, hoven can refer to "Hof" (fenced piece of land, garden, earth) or "Hoeve" (homestead). The origin of Eind isn't known well. It probably meant "the boundary between the cultivated land of a settlement and the waste ground outside of it"... [more]
Einsiedeln (Settlement) Medieval German
The settlement of Einsiedeln is first mentioned in 1073. The town is known as Äinsidle ˈæɪnˌsɪdlə, in the local Highest Alemannic dialect ... and in neighboring dialects as Äisele, Näisele, Äisidle, Näisidle, Äisigle ˈæɪsələ ˈnæɪsələ ˈæɪˌsɪdlə ˈnæɪˌsɪdlə ˈæɪˌsɪglə... [more]
El Aaiún (Settlement) Spanish, English
Spanish form of Laayoune as well as an English variant.
Ellicott (Settlement) English
A city in Maryland.
El Paso (Settlement) English, Spanish
From Spanish el paso, meaning "the pass". This is the name of several settlements in the world, including the city in Texas.
Elsinki (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Helsinki.
Elsinore (Settlement) Literature, English
Anglicized form of Helsingør. This is the name of Hamlet's castle in William Shakespeare's play.
Elvet (Settlement) English (British)
English place name meaning "swan-stream."
Emden (Settlement) German
A city and seaport in Northwest Germany that has existed at least since the 8th century.
Emman (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Amman.
Ē-mn̂g (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Xiamen.
Empoli (Settlement) Italian, English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Of uncertain origin: possibly from the Germanic first name *Empo- with the suffix -ulus, or from Latin in portu ("in the port") as per the Tabula Peutingeriana. An eighth-century castle is documented with the names Empolum, Emporium and Empolis... [more]
Ennis (Settlement) Irish, English
From Irish inis, meaning "island", short for Inis Cluana Rámhfhada, meaning "island of the long rowing meadow".... [more]
Enniskillen (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized), Northern Irish
From Irish Inis Ceithleann, meaning "Cethlenn's island". In Irish mythology, the prophetess Cethlenn was said to have been injured and swam to Enniskillen on Loch Erne, where she died, and the town was named for her.... [more]
Enqere (Settlement) Kurdish, Uyghur
Kurdish and Uyghur form of Ankara.
Ephesus (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Turkish, Hittite
"Overseer", tho it may just be folk-etymology
Erdenet (Settlement) Mongolian
Means "with treasure" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city in Mongolia.
Ereban (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Yerevan.
Ereván (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Yerevan.
Erevan (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, French, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Tajik, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Yerevan as well as the form used in various languages.
Erevani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Yerevan.
Erevano (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Yerevan.
Êrîvan (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Yerevan.
Erivan (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Yerevan.
Erkheim (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Erywań (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Yerevan.
Esbo (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish name for Espoo.
Eskilstuna (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of the Swedish name Eskil and Swedish tun (from Old Norse tún) meaning "enclosure, fence, homestead, courtyard, plot"... [more]
Esparta (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Asturian
Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, and Asturian form of Sparta.
Espoo (Settlement) Finnish
Derived from Esbo, a combination of Swedish asp "aspen" (or possibly äspe "aspen forest") and å "river, stream". Espoo is the second largest city (and urban area) in Finland.
Estambul (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Istanbul.
Ethen (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Athens.
Etobicoke (Settlement) Iroquois (Anglicized), Algonquin (Anglicized)
From the Mississagua name for the area, wah-do-be-kang (wadoopikaang), and means "the place where alders grow". Anglicized by Augustus Jones as 'ato-be-coake', but adopted by John Graves Simcoe as 'Etobicoke' in 1795.
Eureka (Settlement) English
A port city in northwest California, on Humblodt Bay off the Pacific Ocean, which is a noted lumbering center; pop. 25,300 (est. 2008)
Evans (Settlement) English
There are two cities named Evans in the United States, one in Colorado, the other in Georgia.
Evanston (Settlement) English
Meaning "Evan's town", this is a city in Illinois.
Evansville (Settlement) English
A city in Indiana.
Exmouth (Settlement) English
Exmouth has the -mouth ending, which denotes at the mouth of a river, the river being the river Exe in this case. Exmouth means 'on the mouth of the river Exe'.
Falkland (Settlement) Scottish
A village, parish and former royal burgh in Fife, Scotland. It is derived from Scottish Gaelic, a combination of an unclear first element, possibly falach meaning "hidden," failc meaning "wash" or falc meaning "heavy rain," and the second element lann meaning "enclosure" (might also come from a Pictish cognate).
Falmouth (Settlement) English
Fano (Settlement) Italian
Fano is a town and comune of the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche region of Italy.
Featherstonhaugh (Settlement) English
A town in Northumberland, England. From Old English feðere "feather", stān "stone", and healh "corner."
Ferizaj (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian name of a city in Kosovo.
Fernlees (Settlement) English (Rare)
Fernlees is a rural town in the locality of Gindie, Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia.
Filibe (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Plovdiv.
Firenze (Settlement) Italian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian
Italian form of Florence.
Fleury (Settlement) French
The name of various places in northern France, derived from Latin Floriacum, the name of a Gallo-Roman estate which was composed of the personal name Florus and the locative suffix -acum... [more]
Flint (Settlement & River) English
The name of a town in north Wales and numerous communities in the United States, notably the city in Michigan, as well as several rivers in the United States and Jamaica.... [more]
Florence (Settlement) English, Dutch, French, Latvian
From Latin Florentia, derived from florens, ("flowering"), ultimately from flos, meaning "flower". This is the name of the capital city of Tuscany, in central Italy, as well as several settlements throughout the United States.... [more]
Florentia (Settlement) Ancient Roman, Greek
Latin and Greek form of Florence.
Fort Worth (Settlement) English
Named in honor of officer William J. Worth, who fought in the Mexican-American War. This is the name of a city in Texas.
Frankfurt (Settlement) German, English
Combination of Frank, the name of a Germanic tribe, and furt "ford, river crossing". This is the name of the fifth largest city in Germany, Frankfurt am Main in Hesse, as well as a sizable city in Brandenburg, Frankfurt an der Oder.
Fredericton (Settlement) English (Canadian)
The name of the capital city of the province New Brunswick in Canada.... [more]
Freetown (Settlement) English
It was founded as a settlement for freed Afro-American, Afro-Caribbean and liberated African slaves, hence the name “Freetown” being a free town for freed slaves. This is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Freiburg im Breisgau (Settlement) Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
It was founded in 1120 as a free market town, hence its name, which translates to "free (or independent) town in the Breisgau". Frei means "free", Burg is a fortified town in German and Breisgau is an geographical area of Germany, so basically it means: "fortified town of free citizens in the Breisgau ". This is a city in the Baden-Württemberg state of Germany.
Fresno (Settlement) Spanish (Mexican)
Spanish for "ash tree".
Fribourg-en-Brisgau (Settlement) French
French form of Freiburg im Breisgau.
Friendswood (Settlement) English
A city in Texas.
Fukui (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Fukuoka (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Fukushima (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 島 (shima) meaning "island". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Funabashi (Settlement) Japanese
Means either "bridge on a ship" or "bridge made of ships" in Japanese, from 船 (funa), meaning "ship, vessel", and 橋 (hashi), meaning "bridge"... [more]
Fyvie (Settlement) Scottish
From the name of a Scottish village, chiefly distinguished for its castle (allegedly haunted, with a history going back to 1211), the meaning of which is uncertain. Earlier it may have been Fycyn or Fywin, according to one source from the Gaelic flodh abhuinn “wilderness by the river”... [more]
Ga (Settlement) Ga
Ga form of Accra.
Gaaga (Settlement) Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of The Hague.
Gahire (Settlement) Armenian (Western)
Western Armenian form of Cairo.
Ĝakarto (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Jakarta.
Galatia (Settlement) Greek
from Gaul
Galway (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Irish
City and county in Ireland. Means "fort Gaillimh", named after the Gaillimh river that flows through the city.
Garaganda (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Karaganda.
Garston (Settlement) English
Gastonia (Settlement) English
Gastonia is the largest city and county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Gateshead (Settlement) English
A town in Northeast England. It most likely means 'goat's headland', implying that wild goats were a part of the local fauna.
Gatineau (Settlement & River) French (Quebec)
City and river in Quebec, Canada. Named after city official Nicholas Gatineau dit Duplessis.
Gat Lung Bo (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Kuala Lumpur.
Gavana (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Havana.
Gavirate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Gaylord (Settlement) English (American)
Gaylord is a city in and the county seat of Otsego County, Michigan, United States... [more]
Gebenhagen (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Copenhagen.
Gelabad (Settlement) Iranian
Geluozini (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Grozny.
Gemonio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Geneva (Settlement) English
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.... [more]
Genève (Settlement) French
French form of Geneva.
Genevra (Settlement) Romansh
Romansh form of Geneva.
Genf (Settlement) German
German form of Geneva.
Georgetown (Settlement) English
The capital of Guyana, and is a port at the mouth of the Demerara River, pop. 133,000 (est. 2007)
Gerfalco (Settlement) Italian
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared." The second element is derived from Old High German falko "falcon"... [more]
Ghiffa (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy, known for the Sacred Mountain of Ghiffa pilgrimage site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Giacarta (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Jakarta.
Gifu (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 岐 (gi) meaning "branch off, fork, divide" and 阜 (fu) meaning "mound". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Gikongoro (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan
Gimhae (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 김 (gim, "money, gold") and 해 (hae, "sea, ocean"). This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Ginevra (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Geneva.
Glasgow (Settlement) Scottish
The largest city in Scotland. From Cumbric words equivalent to Welsh glas, meaning 'blue' and gae meaning 'field, enclosure'.
Glaston (Settlement) English
This name is derived from towns scattered around Europe. There are French towns named Glaston, and it also is similar to the famous town Glastonbury Tor, the predicted location of the Holy Grail.
Glina (River & Settlement) Croatian
Gloucester (Settlement) English (British)
from Glevo, a Celtic name meaning "bright place" (could be related to Old English gleaw "wise, prudent") and Old English ceaster "Roman town" - see Chester.... [more]
Gnarp (Settlement) Swedish
Etymology unknown. Perhaps derived from *gnarp "lump, bump", or from gnarp, an onomatopoeic word meaning "creak, screech".
Godern (Settlement) German
Goldfield (Settlement) English
A city in Nevada, USA.
Golspie (Settlement) Scottish
A village in Sutherland, Scotland. It is derived from the Old Norse *gol, 'gully' and byr, 'village'.
Goodlettsville (Settlement) English
A city in Tennessee.
Göteborg (Settlement) Swedish
From the name of Göta älv ("River of the Geats"), combined with Swedish borg "castle, fortress". The Geats were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting present-day Sweden. Göteborg is the second largest city in Sweden.
Gotham City (Settlement) Popular Culture
Gotham City is a fictional city and the home of superhero Batman (see Gotham).
Gothenburg (Settlement) English
English form of Göteborg.
Goyang (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 高 (고, go, "high, tall") and 陽 (양, yang, "sky, sun, sun light, morning"). This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Grandbury (Settlement) English
A city in Texas.
Greenwich (Settlement) Old English
Green Harbor or -Settlement
Gressenhall (Settlement) English
Derived from the Old English grēosn "gravel" or gærsen "grass" and the Anglian halh meaning "a nook of land". The name of a village in the county of Norfolk.
Groninga (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Groningen.
Groningen (Settlement) Dutch, English, German
This is a city in the north of the Netherlands and the capital city of the Groningen province. The meaning and origin of the name "Groningen" is unknown, one theory is that "Groningen" meant among the people of Groni, which was derived from lake Gronesbeke... [more]
Groningue (Settlement) French
French form of Groningen.
Grosnî (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Grozny.
Grozna (Settlement) Circassian, Ossetian
Kabardian (Eastern Circassian) and Ossetian form of Grozny.
Groznij (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Grozny.
Grozno (Settlement) Georgian, Mingrelian
Georgian and Mingrelian form of Grozny.
Groznõi (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Grozny.
Grozny (Settlement) Russian, English
Means "formidable, menacing, fearsome" in Russian. This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Chechnya.
Grozný (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Grozny.
Groznyi (Settlement) Finnish
Finnish form of Grozny.
Groznyj (Settlement) Norwegian, Slovak, Swedish
Norwegian, Slovak, and Swedish form of Grozny.
Guillena (Settlement) Aragonese
Gujin (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Kuching.
Gundremmingen (Other & Settlement) German
Name of a town and a nuclear power plant in Germany.
Gvatemalaborg (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Gvatemala and Icelandic borg "city". This is the Icelandic name for the capital of Guatemala.
Gwangju (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 光 (광, gwang, "light, shine, lustre") and 州 (주, ju, "province"). This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Gyakata (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Jakarta.
Gyeruhsalin (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Jerusalem.
Gyibuti (Country & Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Djibouti.
Habana (Settlement) Spanish, Japanese
Spanish and Japanese form of Havana. In Spanish it is usually written with the definite article: La Habana.
Habhana (Settlement) Bengali
Bengali form of Havana.
Hachiōji (Settlement) Japanese
Means "eight princes" in Japanese, from 八 (hachi), meaning "eight", 王 (ō), meaning "king", and 子 (shi), meaning "child"... [more]
Hackney (Settlement) English
A district of London. It possibly derives from Old English Haka’s ey, meaning 'Haka's Island'.
Hadria (Settlement) Ancient Roman
The name of two Roman settlements. The first one is modern Adria. It is an important Etruscan port town in northern Italy. The second one is modern Atri. It is named after the northern town in Italy... [more]
Hafana (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Havana.
Hafnarfjörður (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic höfn "harbour, port" and fjörður "fjord". Hafnarfjörður is the third largest city in Iceland.
Haga (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of The Hague.
Hà Giang (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 河 () meaning "waterway" and 江 (giang) meaning "river".
Hague (Settlement) English
Alternative English form of The Hague.
Hải Dương (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 海 (hải) meaning "sea, ocean" and 陽 (dương) meaning "light, sun"... [more]
Hải Phòng (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Haiphong.
Haiphong (Settlement) English
From Vietnamese Hải Phòng derived from Sino-Vietnamese 海 (hải) meaning "sea, ocean" and 防 (phòng) meaning "defend, protect, guard"... [more]
Hakone (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a resort town in Japan's Kanagawa prefecture which, apart from its hot spring resorts, houses the Hakone Shrine (箱根神社, はこねじんじゃ) which dedicates to the Hakone Gongen (箱根権現, はこねごんげん).... [more]
Halifax (Settlement) English
Hallow (Settlement) English
Hallow is a village and civil parish beside the River Severn.
Hamamatsu (Settlement) Japanese
Means "pine beach" in Japanese. The kanji that make up the name are 浜 (hama), meaning "beach, seashore", and 松 (matsu), meaning "pine tree"... [more]
Hamm (Settlement) German
Hamm is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Ha-mùn (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Xiamen.
Hanley (Settlement) English
Hà Nội (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Hanoi.
Hanói (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Hanoi.
Hanoi (Settlement) English
From Sino-Vietnamese 河內 (Hà Nội), which is derived from Chinese 河內 (Hénèi) meaning "inside the river", from 河 () meaning "river, stream" and 内 (nèi) meaning "inside", so named because of the area's location within the Red River... [more]
Hanoï (Settlement) French
French form of Hanoi.
Hanoj (Settlement) Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, and Slovene form of Hanoi.
Hanoja (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Hanoi.
Hanojo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Hanoi.
Hanojus (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Hanoi.
Hanoy (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Tajik, Tamil
Form of Hanoi used in various languages as well as a Armenian, Bulgarian, and Tajik alternate transcription.
Hanui (Settlement) Arabic, Persian
Arabic and Persian form of Hanoi.
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.
Harrington (Settlement) English
Harrisburg (Settlement) English
After a person bearing the surname Harris. In the case of the capital city of the US state of Pennsylvania, the city was named after founder John Harris Sr.
Hartford (Settlement) English
Variant of Hertford, from the union of the words heorot ("hart, stag") and ford. This spelling is mostly used in the United States, most famously by the capital city of the State of Connecticut.
Hasa (Settlement) Buryat
Buryat form of Lhasa.
Hatanga (Settlement) Russian
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Hà Tĩnh (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 河 () meaning "river" and 靜 (tĩnh) meaning "still". This is the name of a city in Vietnam as well as the province in which it is located.
Hat Yai (Settlement) Thai
From a short form of Thai มะหาดใหญ่ (mahat yai) meaning "big monkey fruit" (a type of tree). This is the name of a city in southern Thailand.
Ħavana (Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Havana.
Havana (Settlement) English
From Spanish Habana, derived from Habaguanex, the name of a Taíno chief who controlled the area. This is the name of the capital city of Cuba.