Chamorro Submitted Place Names

Chamorro names are used by the Chamorro people of Guam and the Mariana Islands.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Guåhan (Political Subdivision & Island) Chamorro
Chamorro form of Guam.
Guam (Political Subdivision) Chamorro
From Chamorro “guahan” meaning “we have” or “we exist”.
Hagåtña (Political Subdivision) Chamorro
This is the name of the capital of the US territory Guam. The name comes from the Chamorro term "Haga" defined as blood. It also comes from the bloodlines of different families and family members who built the village... [more]
Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas (Region) Chamorro
This Chamorro for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Chamorros possibly settled this area thousands of years ago. Chamorros were enslaved here by Imperial Japan from 1944-1945. In Saipan (capital of Northern Mariana Islands) Chamorros under a American military government were put in a camp called Camp Susupe.