Settlement 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.
Mingguwu (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Nagoya.
Minnetonka (Settlement) English
Name of a suburban city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, means "great water" from Dakota mni "river, stream" and tanka "freat".
Mins (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Minsk.
Minsk (Settlement) Belarusian, English, Russian
From Old East Slavic Мѣньскъ (Menisku), which was derived from a river named Men. This is the name of the capital city of Belarus.
Minska (Settlement) Latvian
Minski (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Minsk.
Minszk (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Minsk.
Missoula (Settlement) Salishan (Anglicized)
City in Montana, United States. From the Salish word 'nmesuletkw', meaning "place of frozen water".
Mito (Settlement) Japanese
The kanji that make up the name are 水 (mizu), meaning "water", and 戸 (to), meaning "door". This is the name of the capital city of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.
Mitsue (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a village located in the eastern-most part of Nara prefecture in western Japan.... [more]
Mittenwald (Settlement) German
Town in Germany. Meaning "middle forest".
Mittenwalde (Settlement) German
The name of two towns in Germany. Meaning "middle forest".
Miyazaki (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Módena (Settlement) Asturian, Galician, Icelandic, Portuguese, Spanish
Icelandic, Portuguese and Spanish form of Modena.
Mòdena (Settlement) Catalan, Neapolitan, Sicilian
Catalan, Neapolitan and Sicilian form of Modena.
Modena (Settlement) Italian, English, Bulgarian, Dutch, Georgian, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian
From Latin Mutina, itself from Etruscan Mutna, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Modène (Settlement) French
French form of Modena.
Modiin (Settlement) Ancient Hebrew
Comes from the Hebrew word "להודיע" (to inform).... [more]
Mòdna (Settlement) Emilian-Romagnol
Emilian-Romagnol form of Modena. More specifically, this is the Modenese dialect form of the name.
Moermansk (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Murmansk.
Mollobia (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Monrovia.
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.
Mónaco (Country & Settlement) Galician, Portuguese (European), Spanish
Galician, European Portuguese and Spanish form of Monaco
Mònaco (Country & Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Monaco
Monage (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Monaco.
Monaghan (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Means "land of little hills", "bushy field", or "hilly field".
Mónakó (Country & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Monaco.
Mònakò (Country & Settlement) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Monaco
Monakô (Country & Settlement) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Monaco.
Moncton (Settlement) English
City in New Brunswick, named after military leader Lt. Col. Robert Monckton
Monoikos (Settlement) Greek
This is the name of a 6th century BC Phocaean Greek colony, near what is now Monaco.... [more]
Monrobia (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Monrovia.
Monroe (Settlement) English
This is a common city name in the United States. There is a Monroe located in Louisiana.
Monrovia (Settlement) English
The capital city of Liberia, named after American president James Monroe (1758-1831).
Monterey (Settlement) English
Montreal (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Canada, from French le mont Royal "mont royal". Jacques Cartier named it after the nearby mountain, but it is uncertain how royal became real... [more]
Morioka (Settlement) Japanese
Means "prosperous hill" in Japanese. The kanji that make up the name are 盛 (mori), meaning "prosper", and 岡 (oka), meaning "hill". This is the name of the capital city of Iwate Prefecture, Japan.
Mörön (Settlement) Mongolian
Means "river" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city in Mongolia.
Morvah (Settlement) Cornish
From Cornish Morvedh, derived from mor "sea" and bedh "grave". This is the name of a small Cornish village.
Mosca (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Moscow.
Moscha (Settlement) Greek
New Latin and Greek form of Moscow.
Moscou (Settlement) Catalan, French, Portuguese
Catalan, French and Portuguese form of Moscow
Moscow (Settlement) English
From the name of the Moskva River, which is of uncertain origin. It may be from the Proto-Indo-European root meu meaning "wet" or mesg meaning "to dip, to sink" or from the Finno-Ugric name Mustajoki meaning "black river"... [more]
Mos Eisley (Settlement) Popular Culture
Mos Eisley is a fictional town and large spaceport located on the planet Tatooine in the 'Star Wars' universe. The name is unexplained.
Moskoa (Settlement) Ingush
Ingush form of Moscow.
Moskokh (Settlement) Chechen
Chechen form of Moscow.
Moskou (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Moscow.
Moskva (Settlement & River) Russian, English
Russian form of Moscow. In Russian this name refers to both the city and the river, while it only refers to the river in English.
Mosquito (Region & Settlement) Indigenous American, Central American, Spanish (Latin American)
The Hispanicised name of the Miskito coast.
Mosul (Settlement) Arabic
"the Joined," in reference to a bridge & ford over the Tigris
Motzfeld (Settlement) German
Muineachán (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Monaghan.
Mullingar (Settlement) Irish
From Irish An Muileann gCearr, meaning "the left-hand mill", describing a mill noted in the legend of St. Colmán mac Luacháin, the patron saint of Lynn, Westmeath.... [more]
Mumbai (Settlement) Indian, Marathi, English
From Marathi मुंबा (mumba) referring to Mumba, a local incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess Devi, combined with आई (ai) meaning "mother"... [more]
Mumpai (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Mumbai.
München (Settlement) German, Danish, Dutch, Faroese, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Swedish
Means "by the monks", ultimately derived from Old High German munih or Middle High German mün(e)ch. München is the third largest city in Germany.
Munich (Settlement) English, French
English and French form of München.
Muntinlupa (Settlement) Filipino
The City of Muntinlupa was founded in 1601. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has a land area of 39.75 km2 and has 504,509 people living in it as of the 2015 census.... [more]
Mutina (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Modena, from Etruscan Mutna, of uncertain meaning.
Mutsu (Settlement) Japanese6
A city in Aomori Prefecture.
Myequape (Settlement) Circassian
Circassian form of Maykop.
Naas (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized)
From Irish An Nás, meaning "the place of assembly". This is a contraction of several names for Naas, each beginning with Nás.... [more]
Naatsaret (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Nazareth.
Nācarete (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Nazareth.
Nacka (Settlement) Swedish
From Swedish nacke "mountain ridge". Nacka is a part of Stockholm urban area.
Nagano (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 長 (naga) meaning "long" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Nagasaki (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 長 (naga) meaning "long" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Nagoya (Settlement) Japanese
Of uncertain meaning, possibly from Japanese 和やか (nagoyaka) meaning "peaceful". This is the name of a city in Japan.
Naha (Settlement) Japanese
Possibly a corruption of naba, a Western Japanese and Ryukyuan word for "mushroom". This is the name of the capital city of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
Nahliel (Settlement) Hebrew
Naipiido (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Naypyidaw.
Naipyidó (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Naypyidaw.
Nairn (Settlement) Scottish
A town in Inverness-shire, Scotland. The town is so called due to its location on the river Nairn, the name of which is probably of pre-Celtic origin.
Nairobi (Settlement & River) English (British), English (American), Danish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish
From Maasai enkare nyrobi, which means "cold water" or "cold river". This is the name of a river and the capital city of Kenya.
Nakhon Si Thammarat (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai นคร (nakhon) meaning "city" combined with ศรี (si) meaning "glory, honour, splendour" and ธรรมราช (thammarat) meaning "righteous ruler". This is the name of a province of Thailand as well as said province's capital city.
Namyangju (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 南 (남, nam, "south"), 楊 (양, yang, "willow") and 州 (주, ju, "province"), thus "southern willow province". This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Nandru (Settlement) Romanian
Naneli (Settlement) Indian
Nanka (Settlement) Igbo
Nanortalik (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "the place with polar bears" in Greenlandic, ultimately derived from nanoq "polar bear". Nanortalik is the southernmost town in Greenland.
Napels (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Naples.
Naperville (Settlement) English
A city in Illinois.
Nápoles (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, Galician
Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, and Galician form of Naples.
Napoles (Settlement) Basque, Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Basque, Cebuano, and Tagalog form of Naples.
Napolli (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Naples.
Napori (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Naples.
Napule (Settlement) Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Naples.
Napulj (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian form of Naples.
Nara (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a city which is the capital of Nara Prefecture in western Japan. The kanji used are 奈 (dai, na, nai, ikan, karanashi) meaning "Nara, what?" and 良 (ryou, i.i, yo.i, ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled."... [more]
Narathiwat (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai นร (nara) meaning "man" and อธิวาส (athiwat) meaning "residence, house". This is the name of a province and city in Thailand.
Narela (Settlement) Indian
Narni (Settlement) Italian
Derived from the name of the Nera River which was called Nar in Latin. Author C.S. Lewis used the town's Latin name Narnia for a fictional country in his Chronicles of Narnia series of fantasy novels first released 1950.
Narsaq (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "field, plain" in Greenlandic. Narsaq is town in southern Greenland.
Nartë (Settlement) Albanian
Naryan Mar (Settlement) Russian
"Red Town"... [more]
Nasare (Settlement) Ingush
Ingush form of Nazran.
Nashville (Settlement) English
Name of the capital city in Tennessee, named after Gen. Francis Nash.
Nasıra (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Nazareth.
Nasiriyah (Settlement) Arabic (?)
The city in southern Iran, named after Nasir.
Nasran (Settlement) German
German form of Nazran.
Navotas (Settlement) Filipino
The City of Navotas was founded on December 20, 1827. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has a land area of 10.77 km2 and has a population of 249,463 as of the 2015 census.... [more]
Nayland (Settlement) English
Naypido (Settlement) Armenian, Kyrgyz
Armenian and Kyrgyz form of Naypyidaw.
Naypyida (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Naypyidaw.
Naypyidaw (Settlement) English
From Burmese နေပြည်တော် (Nepyidaw) meaning "abode of the king" or "royal abode", from နေပြည် (ne pyi) meaning "abode" and တော် (taw) meaning "royal, sacred"... [more]
Nay Pyi Taw (Settlement) English, Norwegian, Occitan, Slovak
English variant of Naypyidaw as well as the Norwegian, Occitan, and Slovak form.
Nazaré (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Nazareth.
Názáret (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Nazareth.
Nazaretas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Nazareth.
Nazareti (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Nazareth.
Nazrán (Settlement) Asturian, Spanish
Asturian and Spanish form of Nazran.
Nazran (Settlement) Russian
From Ingush Наьсаре (Nasare) possibly from Нясара (Nyasara), supposedly the name of the first person to settle in the region. This is the name of a town in Ingushetia that served as the republic's capital until 2000.
Nazrań (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Nazran.
Nazraň (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Nazran.
Nazraņa (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Nazran.
Nazranė (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Nazran.
Nazrani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Nazran.
Nazranj (Settlement) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Nazran.
Ndakaaru (Settlement) Western African, Wolof
Wolof form of Dakar.
Neapelj (Settlement) Slovene
Slovene form of Naples.
Neapoli (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Naples.
Neftekama (Settlement) Bashkir, Crimean Tatar, Tatar
Bashkir, Crimean Tatar, and Tatar form of Neftekamsk.
Neftekamsk (Settlement) Russian
From Russian нефть (neft) meaning "oil, petroleum" combined with the name of the Kama River. This is the name of a city in Bashkortostan, Russia.
Neibidu (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Naypyidaw.
Neiel (Settlement) Biblical
Neipidas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Naypyidaw.
Neipyijto (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Naypyidaw.
Nejpjido (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Naypyidaw.
Nenagh (Settlement) Irish
From Irish An Aonach Urmhumhan, meaning “the Fair of Ormond”.... [more]
Nepido (Settlement) Japanese, Korean, Thai
Japanese alternate transcription of Nepidō as well as the Korean and Thai form of Naypyidaw.
Nepidō (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Naypyidaw.
Nepjida (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Naypyidaw.
Nepjido (Settlement) Macedonian, Slovene
Macedonian and Slovene form of Naypyidaw.
Nepxhidou (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of Naypyidaw.
Nepyidaw (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Naypyidaw.
Nesara (Settlement) Chechen
Chechen form of Nazran.
Newcastle (Settlement) English
A city in North-East England. It simply denoted the site of a New Castle, as this is where a castle was erected by William the Conquer in 1080.... [more]
Newport (Settlement) English
Neypido (Settlement) Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Naypyidaw.
Ngá-ka-ta̍t (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien form of Jakarta.
Ngaliema (Region, Settlement & Mountain) Eastern African
The Konjo name of Mt Stanley.
Ngayogyakarta (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Javanese
Javanese form of Yogyakarta, formed with the prefix Nga-.
Nha Trang (Settlement) Vietnamese
Possibly from Eastern Cham YjaTran, Ea Trang or Ea Dran (literally meaning "reed river"), all names for the Cái River. This is the name of a city in Vietnam.
Niadi (River, Other, Political Subdivision & Settlement) Kongo, Central African
The name of both a river and a valley in Southwest Republic of the Congo.
Niagara (Body of Water, Settlement & Region) Iroquois
Name of a popular waterfall, a town, and region, in Canada. Derived from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra, meaning either "the strait", or "bisected bottom lands"
Niamey (Settlement) English, Armenian, Danish, Finnish, French, Italian, Slovak, Spanish
Of uncertain origin; there are several theories on the origin of the name. It may be derived from a combination of Zarma words nia ("tree") and me ("shore where water is drawn"), or from the phrase "Wa niammané" ("take this city"), reportedly said by a Kalle clan chief... [more]
Niça (Settlement) Niçard, Occitan, Catalan
Form of Nice.
Nice (Settlement) French, English
Founded by Greek colonists and given the name Νίκαια (Nikaia), ultimately derived from Greek νίκη (nike) meaning "victory". Nice is a city on the south east coast of France.
Nicomedië (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Nicomedia.
Nicósia (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Nicosia.
Nicosia (Settlement) English
From a French corruption of Greek Λευκωσία (Lefkosia), which is of uncertain meaning. The most probable theory states that it is derived from the Greek phrase λευκό περιουσία (lefko periousia) meaning "white estate"... [more]
Nicosie (Settlement) French
French form of Nicosia.
Nida (Settlement) Lithuanian
The name of a Lithuanian resort town located at the westernmost point of Lithuania and the Baltic states, close to the border with the Russian Kaliningrad Oblast exclave. It is said to be derived from Old Prussian nida meaning "fluent."
Nidaros (Settlement) Medieval Scandinavian
From the the name of the River Nid (see Nidelva) combined with Old Norse óss denoting the city's location near the river. This was the former name of Trondheim.
Niigata (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 新 (nii) meaning "new" and 潟 (kata) meaning "lagoon". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Nikhosia (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Nicosia.
Nikoshia (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Nicosia.
Nikósía (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Nicosia.
Nikósie (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Nicosia.
Nikosija (Settlement) Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese
Latvian, Lithuanian, and Maltese form of Nicosia.
Nikózia (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Nicosia.
Nikozia (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Nicosia.
Nikoziya (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Nicosia.
Nikozja (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Nicosia.
Nimwegen (Settlement) German
German form of Nijmegen.
Nipigon (River & Settlement) Ojibwe
Town and river in Ontario, Canada. From the Ojibwe word Alimipigon, possibly meaning "where the water begins".
Nipissing (Body of Water & Settlement) Algonquin
Lake and town in Ontario, Canada. From the Algonquin word meaning "big water"
Nixa (Settlement) English
Named after one of the towns first civic leaders, Nicholas A. Inman. Originally supposed to be called 'Nix' before the inclusion of Inman's middle initial.
Niza (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish for the city of Nice, France.
Nkran (Settlement) Akan, Twi
Akan and Twi form of Accra.
Nom Pen (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Phnom Penh.
Norwich (Settlement) English
From Old English "north" and wic "trading center"/"harbor". Name of a city in the county of Norfolk.
Nottingham (Settlement) English
Dervied from its Old English name "homestead of Snot's people"; the initial S was lost in the 12th century, due to the influence of Anglo-Norman French (the combination of sn- is alien to French). Name of a city in Nottinghamshire, from which the county gets its name.
Nouakchott (Settlement) French, English
From Arabic نواكشوط (Nuwakshut), itself from Tamazight Nawākšūṭ meaning "place of the winds" or inua u-kshut meaning "made of wood, made of sticks". This is the name of the capital of Mauritania.
Novalesa (Settlement & Other) Italian
Noyabrsk (Settlement) Russian
"November"
Noyal (Settlement) French, Breton
Nu'er-Sudan (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Nur-Sultan.
Nur-Soltan (Settlement) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Nur-Sultan.
Nur-Sultan (Settlement) Kazakh, English, Russian
From the given name Nursultan. This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which was renamed in honour of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-)... [more]
Nursultano (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Nur-Sultan.
Nur-Szultan (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Nur-Sultan.
Nu-Sultan (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Nur-Sultan.
Nuuk (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "cape" in Greenlandic. Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland.
Nyabisindu (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan, Eastern African
Another name for the Rwandan town of Nyanza.
Nyanga (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Kongo
Nyanza (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan
Diminutive of Nyabisindu.
Nyukzha (Region, Settlement, Body of Water & River) Evenki, Russian
From nyukhzach meaning ‘to wander’.
Oakland (Settlement) English
This is name of places in the United States and Canada (including the one in California).... [more]
Oban (Settlement) Scottish
An t-Òban in Scottish Gaelic meaning ''The Little Bay''.
Odense (Settlement) Danish
From Old Norse Óðinn's vé meaning "Odin's sanctuary". This is the 3rd largest city in Denmark and the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), the author of fairy tales such as 'The Little Mermaid' (1837), and 'The Snow Queen' (1844).
Odessza (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Odessa.
Oefa (Settlement & River) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans and Dutch form of Ufa.
Ofo (Settlement) Bashkir
Bashkir form of Ufa, referring only to the city.
Oggebbio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Ōita (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Means "large division" in Japanese.
Ojai (Settlement) English
Derived from a hispanicized form of the Ventureño Chumash word ʼawhaʼy which meant "moon". This is the name of a city and valley in Southern California.
Oka (Settlement) Mohawk
Unknown meaning. Name of town in Quebec
Okayama (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Means "hills and mountains" in Japanese.
Ölgii (Settlement & Mountain) Mongolian
Means "motherland" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city and a mountain in western Mongolia.
Olisipo (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Ancient name of Lisboa used while the city were a part of the Roman Empire. Probably derived from the name Odysseus.
Omagh (Settlement) Northern Irish, Irish (Anglicized)
From Irish An Ómaigh, meaning "the virgin plain". ... [more]
Omaha (Settlement) Sioux
Siouan people of northeastern Nebraska, 1804, Maha, perhaps from Omaha umaha, perhaps literally "upstream (people), against the flow." The Nebraska city was founded in 1854.
Onga (Settlement) Hungarian
Onslow (Settlement) English
Meaning, "a place within the liberty of Shrewsbury, in Salop', the original and still confusingly used, name for the county of Shropshire.
Oran (Settlement) English, French
From the Arabic name وهران‎ (Wahran), which is ultimately derived from the Berber root hr meaning "lion". This is the name of a city in Algeria.
Ordas (Settlement) Hungarian
Örebro (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of Swedish ör, an archaic word meaning "gravel", and Bro "bridge. ... [more]
Orem (Settlement) English (American)
Name of a city in Utah, from the name of Walter C. Orem, the builder of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad.
Orino (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Orival (Settlement) French
Derived from Latin aurea vallis meaning "golden vale/valley," the name belonging to three communes (one since defunct), located in the Seine-Maritime & Somme départements of northern France and Charente département of western France.
Orphir (Settlement) English
Orsay (Settlement) French
A town near Paris. Originates from the Latin given name Orcius
Orşelîm (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Jerusalem.
Orshalim (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Jerusalem.
Ōsaka (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Osaka.
Osaka (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 阪 (saka) meaning "slope". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Osijek (Settlement) Croatian
Osijek is the fourth largest city in Croatia... [more]
Osj (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Osh.
Ósló (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Oslo.
Oslo (Settlement) Norwegian
Meaning uncertain. Possibly a combination of Old Norse áss meaning either "ridge" or "Æsir god", and "meadow, clearing". Oslo is the capital city of Norway... [more]
Ostona (Settlement) Tajik
Tajik form of Astana.
Ōtsu (Settlement) Japanese
Means "large port" in Japanese. The kanji that make up the name are 大 (ō), meaning "big, large", and 津 (tsu, Japanese kun reading of jīn), meaning "port"... [more]
Ottawa (Settlement) Algonquin (Anglicized)
Capital of Canada. From the Algonquin word adawe meaning "trade".
Ouagadougou (Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Mossi, Norwegian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Welsh
From Mossi Wogodogo, meaning "where honor and respect are received". This is the name of the capital city of Burkina Faso
Ouarzazate (Settlement) Morocco
Oufa (Settlement & River) French
French form of Ufa.
Oulan-Bator (Settlement) French
French form of Ulaanbaatar.
Oulan-Oude (Settlement) French
French form of Ulan-Ude.
Oulu (Settlement) Finnish
From the name of the Oulu River (Finnish: Oulujoki). Oulu is probably taken directly from the Finnish dialectal word oulu meaning "flood water". Oulu is a city in Northern Finland.
Overbrook (Settlement) English
This place name meaning "over the brook" is the name of a city in Kansas.
Oxford (Settlement) English
This is the name of a city in England meaning 'ford of the oxen'. It is well known for being the location Oxford University.
Paamiut (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "the people who live at the mouth". Paamiut is town in Greenland, located at the mouth of the Kuannersooq Fjord.
Paarys (Settlement) Manx
Manx form of Paris.
Padang (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
Means "field, plain" in Indonesian. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of West Sumatra.
Páez (Other, Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Spanish (Latin American), Paezean
The name of places in Venezuala and Colombia.... [more]
Pakking (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Beijing.
Pakse (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Means "mouth of the river" from Lao ປາກ (pak) meaning "mouth" and ເຊ (se) meaning "river". This is the name of a city in Laos.
Paksé (Settlement) French
French form of Pakse.
Palana (Settlement & Body of Water) Russian
"having a Waterfall"
Palémbang (Settlement) Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese form of Palembang.
Palèmbang (Settlement) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Palembang.
Palembang (Settlement) Indonesian
Meaning unclear, possibly from the prefix pa- denoting location combined with Malay limbang meaning "to pan gold, to wash rice" or lembang meaning "to cause (water) to flow" or "lowland basin, valley" (a reference to the area's geography as a wetland)... [more]
Palembanh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Palembang.
Palermo (Settlement) Italian, English, Dutch, Esperanto, Georgian, German, Greek, Maltese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Panormus, itself from Ancient Greek Πάνορμος (Pánormos), composed of the words πᾰν (pan, "all") and ὅρμος (hórmos, "port"), influenced by Arabic بَلَرْم‎ (balarm)... [more]
Palestrina (Settlement) Italian
The name of a town east of Rome in central Italy, apparently derived from Praeneste, its ancient name.
Pali (Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Paris.
Palmyra (Settlement) English
Palmyra is a Syrian city.
Palo Alto (Settlement) English
Name of a city in California, from Spanish palo "(tree) stick" + alto "tall".
Panevėžys (Settlement) Lithuanian
Means "along the Nevėžis" referring to the Nevėžis River in Lithuania. This is the name of a city and county in northeast Lithuania.
Paräis (Settlement) Luxembourgish
Luxembourgish form of Paris.
Parañaque (Settlement & River) Filipino
The City of Parañaque was founded on November 30th, 1572. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has a land area of 47.69 km2 and has 665,822 people living in it as of the 2015 census... [more]
Parás (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Paris.
Pari (Settlement) Burmese, Japanese, Korean
Burmese, Japanese and Korean form of Paris.
Pariaman (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
From Arabic بر أمان (barr 'aman) meaning "safe land, secure land". This is the name of a town in West Sumatra province, Indonesia.
Parigge (Settlement) Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Paris.
Pariggi (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Paris.
Parighji (Settlement) Corsican
Corsican form of Paris.
Pariġi (Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Paris.
Pariis (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Paris.
Pariisi (Settlement) Finnish
Finnish form of Paris.
Parijs (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Paris.
Parîs (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Paris.
Parisi (Settlement) Albanian, Greek
Albanian and Greek form of Paris.
Paříž (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Paris.
Pariž (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Paris.
Parīze (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Paris.
Parizh (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uyghur
Form of Paris.
Parizi (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Paris.
Parizo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Paris.
Párizs (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Paris.
Parma (Settlement) Italian, English, Ancient Roman, Catalan, German, Maltese, Spanish, Russian
From Latin Parma, itself from Etruscan parme, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Parys (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Paris.
Paryzh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Paris.
Paryžius (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Paris.
Pasadena (Settlement) English
Name of a city in California, from Ojibwe pa-sa-de-na, meaning "valley of the valley" "crown of the valley" "key of the valley" or "hill of the valley"... [more]
Pasig (Settlement & River) Filipino
The City of Pasig was founded in 1573. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has an area of 31.00 km2 and has 755,300 people living in it as of the 2015 census. The city shares its name with the Pasig River... [more]
Pasir Gudang (Settlement) Malay, English
From Malay pasir meaning "sand" and gudang meaning "warehouse, barn, deposit". This is the name of a city in Malaysia.
Pattani (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Most likely from Pattani Malay pata ni meaning "this beach" (compare standard Malay pantai ini). Alternately, it may have come from Sanskrit पत्नी (patni) meaning "mistress, lady, wife" or from Malay petani meaning "farmer"... [more]
Pavlodar (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian
From the given name Pavel combined with Russian дар (dar) meaning "gift". This is the name of a city in northern Kazakhstan, named for Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich of Russia (1860-1919).
Paxson (Settlement) English
This is the name of 3 places, two being in America and one being in Canada.... [more]
Pchenjanas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Pyongyang.
Pchjongjang (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Pyongyang.
Pearland (Settlement) English
Combination of pear and land. This is the name of a city in Texas, USA.
Pécs (Settlement) Hungarian
Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country.
Pečuh (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Pécs.
Pekan (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Beijing.
Pekenk (Settlement) Romani
Romani form of Beijing.
Pekini (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Beijing.
Pekino (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Beijing.