Settlement Submitted Place Names

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Tunes (Country & Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Tunis, referring to both the country and city.
Tûng-kîn (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of Tokyo.
Tunis (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess Tanith... [more]
Tunisa (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Tunis.
Tunisas (Country & Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of both Tunisia and its capital city Tunis.
Tunisi (Country & Settlement) Chinese, Georgian
Chinese and Georgian form of Tunisia and Tunis.
Tunisz (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Tunis (the city).
Tunus (Country & Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Tunisia or Tunis.
Turijn (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Turin.
Turin (Settlement) English, French, German, Piedmontese, Russian
From Latin Augusta Taurinorum, itself from Taurini, the name of a tribe. This is the name of the capital city of Piedmont, in northern Italy.
Turku (Settlement) Finnish
From Old East Slavic търгъ (tǔrgǔ) meaning "market place". Turku is the 3rd largest urban area in Finland.
Turyn (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Turin.
Tustan (Settlement) Persian
Tynida (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Tunis.
Tzakarta (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Jakarta.
Ufa (Settlement & River) Russian
From Bashkir Өфө (Ofo), which is of uncertain origin and meaning, possibly derived from the Iranian root ap meaning "water". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan as well a river that runs through the Ural Mountains.
Ufi (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Ufi, referring only to the city.
Uhan (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean, Thai
Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean and Thai form of Wuhan.
Ukhani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Wuhan.
Ulaan Baatar (Settlement) Buryat
Buryat form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar (Settlement) Mongolian, Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, Romanian
Means "red hero" from Mongolian улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and баатар (baatar) meaning "hero". This is the name of the capital city of Mongolia.
Ulaan-Ud (Settlement) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulaan-Ude (Settlement) Buryat
Buryat form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulanbata (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ułan Bator (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulánbátor (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulan Bator (Settlement) Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
Form of Ulaanbaatar used in various languages as well as an English variant of the name.
Ulan-Batori (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ułan Ude (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulán-Udé (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulan Udė (Settlement) Italian, Lithuanian
Italian and Lithuanian form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulan-Ude (Settlement) Russian
From Buryat Улаан-Үдэ (Ulaan-Ude) meaning "red Uda", derived from Buryat улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and Үдэ (Ude) referring to the Uda River. The name was originally given to reflect the Soviet Union's communist ideology... [more]
Ulan-Udè (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Ulan-Ude.
Uleåborg (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of Ule, the name of a river whose name derives from the Finnish dialectal word oulu "floodwater", Swedish å "river, stream", and borg "castle, fortification"... [more]
Ulsan (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 蔚 (울, ul, of uncertain meaning) and 山 (산, san, "mountain"), thus "kind river". This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Umeå (Settlement) Swedish
From the name of the Ume River. Possibly derived from Old Norse úma "roaring" and the place name element -eå denoting the city's location near the river. Another theory is that the name is derived from Finnish uoma "riverbed".
Uoshington (Settlement) Russian
Russian form ofWashington
Uppsala (Settlement) Swedish
Means "upstream from Sala", from Old Norse upp "up" and salir "halls, rooms". Sala was a village located downstream from Uppsala (it is nowadays a neighbourhood known as Sala backe)... [more]
Urimzhi (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Ürümqi.
Uroševac (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian name of Ferizaj.
Ürümchi (Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Ürümqi.
Urumchi (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Hindi, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Ürümqi used in various languages.
Urumchu (Settlement) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Ürümqi.
Urumçi (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Ürümqi.
Ürümqi (Settlement) English
From Uyghur ئۈرۈمچى (ürümchi), which may have been derived from Mongolian ᠦᠯᠡᠮᠵᠢ (ülemji) meaning "great", a short form of the phrase ᠦᠯᠡᠮᠵᠢ ᠶᠢᠨ ᠰᠠᠶ᠋ᠢᠬᠠᠨ ᠪᠡᠯᠴᠢᠭᠡᠷ (ülemji-yin say᠋iqan belchiger) meaning "great pasture" or "beautiful pasture"... [more]
Utsunomiya (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a city which is the capital and most populous city of Tochigi Prefecture, located in central Japan. The kanji used are 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, heaven, house, roof", 都 (tsu, to, miyako) meaning "capital, metropolis" and 宮 (kyuu, ku, kuu, guu, miya) meaning "constellations, palace, princess, Shinto shrine."... [more]
Uxan (Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Wuhan.
Vadstena (Settlement) Swedish
Probably a combination of Old Swedish *vazt "place to fish" and sten "stone". Vadstena is a city in Sweden that had an important role in Sweden's early Christian history. Saint Bridget (Heliga Birgitta) founded the Bridgettine Order here at the Vadstena Abbey in the 14th centry.
Vahran (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Oran.
Vahrana (Settlement) Chechen
Chechen form of Oran.
Valdallière (Settlement) French
Town in France.
Vallejo (Settlement) Spanish, English
The name of a city in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, which was founded by Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1807-1890), a Californio military leader and landowner... [more]
Valletta (Settlement) Maltese, English
From the name of 16th century French nobleman Jean de Valette. This is the name of the capital city of Malta.
Van (Settlement) English
Derived from the surname Vance. Van is a town Texas, USA.
Vancouver (Settlement & Island) English (Canadian)
City and Island in Canadian province British Columbia, named after the explorer George Vancouver.
Vanda (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish form of Vantaa.
Vantaa (Settlement) Finnish
From the name of the Vantaa River. Vantaa is the 4th largest urban area in Finland.
Varaždin (Settlement) Croatian
Varaždin is a city in Northern Croatia.... [more]
Varese (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Italian
Province and city in Italy.
Varja (Settlement) Estonian
Varşava (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Warszawa (see Warsaw).
Varsjá (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Warsaw.
Varsó (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Warsaw.
Varsòvia (Settlement) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Latin Varsovia (see Warsaw).
Varsovia (Settlement) Aragonese, Basque, Breton, Galician, Greek, Spanish, Filipino, Tagalog
New Latin form of Warsaw, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Polish city.
Västerås (Settlement) Swedish
Derived from Westra Aros meaning "west river mouth". Västerås is the 5th largest city in Sweden.
Vavylon (Settlement) Ukrainian, Greek
Ukrainian form of Babylon as well as the modern Greek transcription of the name. However, in modern Greece, Vavylona is typically the form used to refer to the capital city of ancient Babylonia.
Veligradi (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Belgrade.
Venesië (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Venice.
Venetië (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Venice.
Verbania (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Verdun (Settlement) French
Verkhoyansk (Settlement) Russian
"town on the Upper Yana River"
Verni (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Bern.
Veroia (Settlement) English
Verolino (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Berlin.
Veszprém (Settlement) Hungarian
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights.
Vevey (Settlement) French
Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton of Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.
Victorica (Settlement) Spanish (Latin American)
Town in La Pampa Province in Argentina.
Viena (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Aragonese, Asturian, Catalan, Cebuano, Basque, Filipino, Galician, Ladin, Lithuanian, Occitan, Lombard, Papiamento, Portuguese, Romanian, Tagalog, Venetian
Form of Vienna in various languages.
Vienciana (Settlement) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Vientiane.
Viêng Chăn (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Vientiane.
Vienni (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Vienna.
Vientián (Settlement) Asturian, Hungarian, Spanish
Asturian, Hungarian, and Spanish form of Vientiane.
Vientiane (Settlement) English, French
French form of Lao ວຽງຈັນ (Wiangchan) meaning "city of sandalwood" or "city of the moon" from Lao ວຽງ (wiang) meaning "city, town" and ຈັນ (chan) meaning "sandalwood" or "moon"... [more]
Vientiani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Vientiane.
Vifleem (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Bethlehem.
Villarreal (Settlement) Spanish
Villarreal is a city in the province of Castelló, in the Valencian Community, Spain.
Viļņa (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Vilnius.
Vilna (Settlement) Finnish, Italian, Slovene, Spanish
Form of Vilnius.
Vilnious (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Vilnius.
Vilnius (Settlement) Lithuanian, English
From the name of the Vilnia River, which is derived from Lithuanian vilnis meaning "wave, ripple". This is the name of the capital city of Lithuania.
Vilniusi (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Vilnius.
Vilnjus (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Vilnius.
Vilnüs (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Vilnius.
Vilnus (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Macedonian
Hindi and Macedonian form of Vilnius.
Vín (Settlement) Icelandic, Irish
Icelandic and Irish form of Wien.
Viroqua (Settlement) English
From the Spanish Veragua. A town in Wisconsin.
Vithleem (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Bethleem.
Vitleem (Settlement) Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Bethlehem.
Vitlejem (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Bethlehem.
Vladia (Settlement) Romanian
Vladikavkaz (Settlement) Russian
Means "ruler of the Caucasus" from Russian владеть (vladet) meaning "to own, to possess, to control" combined with Кавказ (Kavkaz) meaning "Caucasus"... [more]
Vladykavkaz (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vladikavkaz.
Voudapesti (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Budapest.
Voukouresti (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Bucharest.
Vryxelles (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Brussels via its French form Bruxelles.
Vũ Hán (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Wuhan.
Vukovar (Settlement) Croatian
Vukovar is a city in eastern Croatia.... [more]
Vũng Tàu (Settlement) Vietnamese
Means "anchorage" in Vietnamese, so named for the European trading ships that used to visit the area during the 14th and 15th centuries. This is the name of a city in Vietnam.
Wahran (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Oran.
Wahso (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Warsaw.
Wakayama (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Means "peaceful singing mountain" in Japanese.
Walkden (Settlement) English (British)
The name Walkden or Walkeden derives from the Old English 'denu', a valley, belonging to a man possibly called Wealca.
Walton (Settlement) English
The name of several villages in England, particularly Lancashire. Named from Old English wale, meaning 'Celt, foreigner' (Compare Wales) and tun, meaning 'town, village'.
Wangjiaxi (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Makassar.
Wanlong (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Bandung.
Warsawa (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Warsaw.
Warskou (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Warsaw.
Warşova (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Warsaw.
Waterford (Settlement) Irish
A city in Southern Ireland. Its name derives from Old Norse veðra, 'ram' (Swedish vädur, 'ram', See Wetherby) and fjord, 'fjord'.
Waterloo (Settlement) Flemish, English
The name of multiple town and cities throughout the world, most notably the Battle of Waterloo, in 1815, where Napoleon was defeated. From the Flemish and Middle Dutch words 'water' and 'loo' (meaning forest, marsh).
Watford (Settlement) English
Watonga (Settlement) English
Watonga is a city in Blaine County, Oklahoma that is named after Arapaho Chief Watonga whose name means "Black Coyote".
Wausau (Region & Settlement) Indigenous American (Latinized, Rare)
Term used in many Native American languages with varying similar meanings such as "to see from a distance" or "to hear from a distance." It was the Native American name for a valley in central Wisconsin that is still refered to as such by locals... [more]
Waverton (Settlement) English
Possibly means "Weaver Town" from Old English waver meaning weaver, and ton meaning town.
Wawa (Settlement & Body of Water) Ojibwe
Name of a town and lake in Ontario, Canada. From the Ojibwe wording wewe, meaning "wild goose"
Wedone (Settlement) Anglo-Saxon
Variant of Weodun
Weedon (Settlement) English
Modern English form of Weodun
Wehran (Settlement) Kabyle
Kabyle form of Oran.
Wei'erniusi (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Vilnius.
Wellington (Settlement) English
From Old English Weolingtun meaning "wealthy estate". Wellington is the capital of New Zealand. It is also the name of several settlements throughout the English-speaking world.
Wene (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Vienna.
Wenen (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Vienna.
Wenningsted (Settlement) North Frisian
Derived from North Frisian winning "gained land" and Low German stede "settlement".
Weodun (Settlement) Anglo-Saxon
From Old English weoh, "idol, image", and dun "hill"
Wetherby (Settlement) English
A town in West Yorkshire. It's name derives from Old Norse veðra, 'ram' (Swedish vadur, Norwegian vær) and byr, 'farm'. See Waterford.
Whitehorse (Settlement) English (Canadian)
Whitehorse is the capital of Yukon in northwest Canada.... [more]
Wiangcan (Settlement) Banjar
Banjarese form of Vientiane.
Wiangchan (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Vientiane.
Wiatnam (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Vietnam.
Wichita (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Kansas, named after the Native American tribe Wichita. Possibly from Wichita We-chate hatchee, "Red Water River".
Wicklow (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish, Ancient Scandinavian
Town and county in Ireland. From Old Norse 'víkingalág' or 'vikinga-ló', meaning "meadow of the Vikings".
Wientian (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Vientiane.
Wigan (Settlement) English
A town in Northern England. Its etymology is uncertain but may represent Brittonic *wig, "a dwelling" (c.f. Welsh gwig), with the nominal suffix -an. Another possibility is that Wigan preserves a personal name corresponding to Gaulish Vicanus, Old Breton Uuicon or Welsh Uuicant.
Wilnius (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Vilnius.
Wilno (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Vilnius.
Windsor (Settlement) English
City in Ontario, Canada, from an English surname that was from a place name meaning "riverbank with a windlass" in Old English (a windlass is a lifting apparatus). This has been the surname of the royal family of the United Kingdom since 1917.
Winnipeg (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Manitoba, Canada Ojibwe wiinibig "dirty waters", from wini "dirty" + nibi "water".
Wisley (Settlement) English
It is a small village in Surrey, England.
Woodstock (Settlement) English
Name of many towns and cities throughout the world. Means "wood place".
Worthington (Settlement) English
Place name meaning either "Wurð's settlement" or "enclosed settlement" in Old English.
Wrocław (Settlement) Polish
From the Old Polish names Wrocisław, Wrócisław or Warcisław, meaning a return to glory. Cognate with Czech Vratislav. It is associated with Vratislaus I of Bohemia, the legendary founder, but the first records of the city appear decades after his death... [more]
Wryeton (Settlement) English
Middle English Wry(e) may mean "bent", "twisted" combined with the "ton" ending.
Wuhan (Settlement) Chinese
From a portmanteau of 武昌 (Wǔchāng) and 汉口 (Hànkǒu), the names of two of the three towns combined to form modern Wuhan. This is the name of the capital city of the Chinese province of Hubei.
Wulanbatuo (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Ulaanbaatar.
Wulumuqi (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Ürümqi.
Wyandotte (Settlement) Iroquois
A town in Oklahoma, United States, and headquarters of the indigenous Wyandot nation, for who the town is named.
Xanadu (Settlement) Literature, Medieval Mongolian (Anglicized)
Located about 200 miles north of Beijing, Xanadu, is the anglicized place name for, Shang Tu, originally the summer capital of Kubla Khan, founder of the Mongol (Yuan) dynasty.... [more]
Xangai (Settlement) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Shanghai.
Xanoy (Settlement) Karakalpak, Uzbek
Karakalpak and Uzbek form of Hanoi.
Xigong (Settlement & River) Chinese
Chinese form of Saigon.
Xinjiapo (Country, Settlement & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Singapore.
Xinshan (Settlement) Chinese
From Chinese 新 (xīn) meaning "new" and 山 (shān) meaning "mountain". This is the Chinese name for the Malaysian city of Johor Bahru.
Y (Settlement) French
Probably from the Y family of Vermandois, who owned the district. This is the name of a commune in the Department of Somme, Hauts-de-France, France.
Yadian (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Athens.
Yajiada (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Jakarta.
Yakarta (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Jakarta.
Yala (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Derived from Malay jala meaning "net", ultimately from Sanskrit जाल (jala). This is the name of a province in southern Thailand as well as the region's capital city.
Yaluo Shida (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Alor Setar.
Yamagata (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Means "mountain form" in Japanese.
Yamaguchi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Means "mountain opening, mouth of the mountain" in Japanese.
Yamoussoukro (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, French, Danish, Portuguese
In honor of Yamousso, a Baoulé queen and great-aunt of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny (1905–1993), with the addition of the suffix kro ("village"). This is the name of the de iure capital city of Côte D'ivoire, as well as the name of the district around it.
Yanggon (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Yangon.
Yangguang (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Yangon.
Yanghun (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Yangon.
Yangkung (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Yangon.
Yangon (Settlement) Burmese, English
Means "end of strife" in Burmese, from ရန် (yan) meaning "enemy, danger" or "quarrel" combined with ကုန် (gon) meaning "to run out, end". This is the name of the largest city in Myanmar, which served as the country's capital until 2006... [more]
Yanhon (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Yangon.
Yankoun (Settlement) Burmese
Alternate transcriptionof Yangon.
Yaoundé (Settlement) English, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Welsh, Yoruba
From the outpost of Jaundo, founded between 1887 and 1889 by German explorers Lt. Richard Kund and Hans Tappenbeck and named so after the local Ewondo people, also known as Yaunde. The name could also have been a German rendition of the Ewondo expression mia wondo ("peanut farmers")... [more]
Yarusalim (Settlement) Lezgin
Lezgin form of Jerusalem.
Yeliwen (Settlement) Taiwanese
Chinese form of Yerevan chiefly used in Taiwan.
Yellowknife (Settlement) English (Canadian)
Yellowknife is the name of the capital and only city of Northwest Territories in Canada.... [more]
Yereban (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Yerevan.
Yerevan (Settlement) Armenian, English, Russian
Meaning unknown. It may be from Yervand, the name of a 3rd-century BC Armenian king (also known as Orontes IV), or from Էրեբունի (Erebuni), an ancient Urartian fortification and city... [more]
Ýerewan (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Yerevan.
Yerewan (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Yerevan.
Yérusalem (Settlement) Javanese
Javanese form of Jerusalem.
Yerusalem (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Jerusalem.
Yerusalim (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Jerusalem.
Yerusalym (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Jerusalem.
Yisilanbao (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Islamabad.
Yisilanmabade (Settlement) Taiwanese
Chinese form of Islamabad chiefly used in Taiwan.
Yisitanbao (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Istanbul.
Yogyakarta (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian
From Javanese ꦔꦪꦺꦴꦒꦾꦏꦂꦠ (ngayogyakarta), itself derived from Sanskrit अयोध्या (ayodhya) meaning "unconquerable, irresistible" (also referring to the mythical city of Ayodhya mentioned in Hindu texts such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata) and कृत (krta) meaning "done, made, accomplished"... [more]
Yoichi (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a district and town in Shiribeshi Subprefecture in south-western Hokkaidō, located in northern Japan.... [more]
Yokohama (Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "sideways, horizontal" and 浜 (hama) meaning "beach, seashore". This is the name of a city in Japan.
Yokosuka (Settlement) Japanese
This is from a place in Japan's Kanagawa Prefecture in the east of the country. The kanji that make up Yokosuka are 横 (ou, yoko) meaning "horizontal, side, sideways, width, woof", 須 (shu, su, subekara.ku, subeshi, hige, matsu, machi.iru, mato.meru) meaning "by all means, necessarily, ought" and 賀 (ga, ka) meaning "congratulations, joy."... [more]
Yongin (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 용 (yong, "dragon") and 인 (in, "benevolence"). This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Yonkers (Settlement) English
Name of the 4th most populous city in New York state, a variant of Dutch Jonkers, jonker, "young gentleman", derived from Dutch jong "young".
Yoshkar-Ola (Settlement) Mari, Russian
Means "red city" in Mari, from Eastern Mari йошкар (yoshkar) meaning "red" and ола (ola) meaning "city". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Mari El.
Ypres (Settlement) French
French form of Ieper, known for the battles that occurred in 1914 and 1915 during the First World War.
Ystanbul (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Istanbul.
Ytterby (Settlement) Swedish
Means "outer village" in Swedish. ... [more]
Ytyk-Kyuyol (Settlement) Russian, Yakut
A settlement in Yakutia, Russia. It is named for a nearby lake, whose name literally means "Sacred Lake" in the Yakut language.
Zadar (Settlement) Croatian, English
Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited Croatian city.... [more]
Zagabria (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Zagreb.
Zágráb (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Zagreb.
Zagreb (Settlement) Croatian
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.... [more]
Zalipie (Settlement) Polish
Zalipie is known for being "Poland's Painted Village". The insides and outsides of the buildings, doghouses, and even bridges in Zalipie are painted in brightly colored folk art that attracts tourists from around the globe... [more]
Zarahemla (Settlement) Mormon
The name of a prominent city in the Book of Mormon, named after a descendant of Mulek.
Ženeva (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Geneva.
Zhahuang (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Sapporo.
Zhakarta (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Mongolian
Kyrgyz form of Jakarta as well as a Mongolian alternate transcription.
Zinkgruvan (Settlement) Swedish
Means "the zink mine" in Swedish. Zinkgruvan is both a village and a mine. It is the only locality in Sweden starting with Z.
Zürich (Settlement) German
A Swiss city.
Zzyzx (Settlement) English
When it was invented to be the last word listed in a dictionary, an area in California was named Zzyzx.