Italian Submitted Place Names

Italian names are used in Italy and other Italian-speaking regions such as southern Switzerland. See also about Italian names.
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Abcasia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Abkhazia.
Abidjan (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Urdu, Uzbek
The largest city and economic capital of the Ivory Coast, meaning uncertain. It is traditionally believed to be derived from the Ebiré phrase min-chan m'bidjan meaning "I just cut the leaves", supposedly exclaimed by an old villager to a European explorer when asked the village's name... [more]
Abkhàzzia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Abkhazia.
Abruzzo (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Maltese, Portuguese
From Late Latin Aprutium, itself probably from Praetūtium, which defined the territory in which the tribe of the Praetutii lived. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Abu Dhabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, English, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Nepali, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "father of gazelles" in Arabic, from أبو (abu) meaning "father of" and ظبي (dhabiyy) meaning "gazelle", so named for the abundance of gazelles in the region. This is the name of the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the name of one of its seven emirates.
Addis Abeba (Settlement) Amharic, German, Italian, Spanish
Amharic, German, Finnish, Italian and Spanish form of Addis Ababa.
Afganistàn (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Afghanistan.
Alasca (Political Subdivision) Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Alaska.
Albanìa (Country) Piedmontese, Sicilian
Piedmontese and Sicilian form of Albania.
Albanìa (Country) Piedmontese, Sicilian, Venetian
Piedmontese, Sicilian and Venetian form of Albania.
Aleppo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Italian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Kazakh, Korean, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Ukrainian
Italian form of Arabic حلب (Halab) of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from حَلَب (halaba) meaning "to give out milk", a reference to the traditional belief that Abraham distributed milk to travelers in the region... [more]
Alessandria (Settlement) Italian
City in Piedmont, north-western Italy. Founded in the XII century and named after pope Alexander III.
Alessandria (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Alexandria.
Algirìa (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Algeria.
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]
Amman (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Arabic, English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely derived from the Arabic root ع م م‎ (' m m) related to concepts such as kinship and large extended groups or tribes. Alternatively it may come from the name of the ancient kingdom of Ammon, which existed between the 10th and 4th centuries BCE in land east of the Jordan River... [more]
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]
Andorra (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the country of Andorra, whose name is possibly derived from a Basque word andurrial (“shrub-covered land”), but it may come from Arabic الدرا (“the forest”) or Spanish andar (“to walk”).
Andorra La Vella (Settlement) Catalan, English, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
Means "Andorra the town" from the name of the country of Andorra and a corruption of Catalan vila meaning "settlement, town". This is the name of the capital city of Andorra.
Ankara (Settlement & River) Turkish, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Derived from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ankura) meaning "anchor, hook", referring to a river bend. This is the name of the capital city of Turkey as well as a river of the same name.
Antartide (Region) Italian
Italian form of Antarctica.
Antàrtidi (Region) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Antarctica.
Anversa (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Antwerp.
Anzio (Political Subdivision) Italian
City on the shore of Italy. In Roman times it was known as Antium.
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.
Arabbia Saudita (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Saudi Arabia.
Arcadia (Region & Settlement) English, Italian, Spanish
From Greek Ἀρκαδία (Arkadia) named for the mythological character Arcas. This is the name of a region in the Peloponnese in southern Greece, as well as the name of numerous cities in various countries.
Arcola (Political Subdivision) Italian (Archaic)
Archaic name of Arcole.
Argintina (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Argentina.
Aruba (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Asmara (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish
From Tigrinya ኣርባዕተ ኣስመራ (arbate asmera) meaning "the four (women) made them unite," referring to Tigrinya oral tradition in which four women convinced their clans to unite and defeat a common enemy... [more]
Astana (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (astaneh). This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan.
Ateni (Settlement) Corsican, Georgian, Maltese, Sicilian
Corsican, Georgian, Maltese and Sicilian form of Athens.
Aurano (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Aurora (Settlement) English, Ilocano, Italian, Portuguese, Tagalog
From Latin aurora, meaning "dawn", "sunrise", directly or through the given name Aurora.... [more]
Avana (Settlement) Greek, Italian
Greek and Italian form of Havana.
Azerbaigian (Country) Italian
Italian form of Azerbaijan
Azzio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Azzirbaiggian (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Azerbaijan.
Azzorre (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Azores.
Baghdad (Settlement) English, Italian, Malay, Uyghur
From Arabic بغداد (baḡdād), itself from Persian بغداد‎ (baǧdâd), probably from Middle Persian bgdt, meaning "given by god", from Old Persian *Bagadātaʰ... [more]
Baghdad (Settlement) Arabic, English, Armenian, Hindi, Italian, Malay, Pashto, Persian, Urdu, Uyghur
From Persian بغداد (Baghdad) most likely derived from Middle Persian 𐭡𐭢𐭣𐭲‎ (bgdt) meaning "given by god", itself from Old Persian 𐏎 (baga) meaning "god" and 𐎭𐎠𐎫 (dātaʰ) meaning "given, created"... [more]
Bamako (Settlement) English, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Esperanto, French, Fula, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Union of Bambara words bama ("crocodile") and ("stream"). This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bamako (Settlement) Fula, English, French, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Bambara Bamakɔ meaning "crocodile river", derived from bama meaning "crocodile" and meaning "stream, river". This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bangladesh (Country) Bengali, Armenian, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Swedish, Uzbek
From Bengali বাংলাদেশ (Bangladeś) meaning "land of the Bengalis", from the name of the Bengali people and Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, land, state"... [more]
Banjul (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uzbek
Derived from Mandinka bang julo meaning "rope fibre". This is the name of the capital city of The Gambia.
Barasso (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Barbados (Island & Country) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Portuguese barbados meaning "bearded ones", ultimately from barba meaning "beard". It is unclear what exactly the name refers to; it may have come from the hanging vines of fig trees on the island, from the beards worn by the native Carib (Kalinago) people, or from the 'beard' formed by sea foam surrounding the island... [more]
Barcellona (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Barcelona.
Bardello (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
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.
Basilicata (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
The origin of the name is uncertain: it may come from the Greek term βασιλικός (basilikos), a title given to the Byzantine governors of the region; it may be derived from the church of Acerenza, whose bishop had jurisdiction over the territory; or it may be connected to Basil II Porphyrogenitus, Byzantine emperor from 976 to 1025.... [more]
Beirut (Settlement) English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From the Arabic name بيروت (Bayrut), itself derived from Phoenician 𐤁𐤓𐤕 (bērūt) meaning "wells", a reference to the area's accessible water table. This is the name of the capital city of Lebanon as well as an alternate transcription of the Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian and Ukrainian form Бейрут (see Beyrut).
Belgiu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Belgium.
Belgrado (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Belgrade.
Belizi (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Belize
Bellagio (Political Subdivision) Italian
Bellagio is an Italian comune in the Province of Como. It is also the name of a hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
Beozia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Boeotia.
Bèrgamu (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Bergamo.
Bèrgamu (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Bergamo.
Berlino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Berlin.
Berna (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Catalan, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Catalan, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Bern.
Besozzo (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bhutan (Country) English, Bengali, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu
Probably from བོད (bod), the Tibetan name for the region of Tibet, derived from Sanskrit भोट-अन्त (bhoṭa-anta) meaning "end of Tibet" (referring to the country's geographical location in southern extremity of the Tibetan plateau)... [more]
Biandronno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Biscaglia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Biscay.
Bonaire (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is a special municipality of the Netherlands.
Brazza (Island) Italian
Italian form of Brač.
Brenta (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Brescia (Settlement) Italian, English, Catalan, French, Polish, Romanian, Sicilian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Brixia, itself probably from a Gaulish or Celtic root denoting a hill. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Breslavia (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
Italian, Spanish and Tagalog form of Wrocław.
Brione (Political Subdivision) Italian
Bruges (Settlement) French, English, Italian, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, Romanian
French form of Brugge, which some countries (mostly Romance ones) have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
Bruxelles (Settlement) French, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Italian, Romanian
French form of Brussels, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
Bruxelles (Settlement) French, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Italian, Romanian
Form of Brussels used in numerous languages.
Bucarest (Settlement) Italian, Occitan, Spanish
Italian, Occitan and Spanish form of Bucharest.
Bulgarìa (Country) Piedmontese, Sicilian
Piedmontese and Sicilian form of Bulgaria.
Bulogna (Settlement) Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of Bologna.
Burchina Fasu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Burkina Faso
Buriazia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Buryatia.
Burundi (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
Cadice (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Cádiz.
Càdici (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Cádiz.
Cagliari (Settlement) Italian, English, Danish, French, Galician, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish
From Latin Calaris, itself from Phoenician Krly, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of the capital city of Sardinia, an island in the Mediterranean Sea and a region of Italy.
Cairu (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Cairo.
Calabria (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Finnish, Galician, Spanish
From Ancient Greek Καλαβρία (Kalabría), itself derived from the name of a local Oscan tribe. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Calcutta (Settlement) English (Archaic), Dutch, French, Italian, Romanian, Swedish
Anglicized form of Kolkata. It is considered outdated in English but is still regularly used in other languages.
Calmucchia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Kalmykia.
Camboggia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Cambodia.
Cambogia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Cambodia
Camerun (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of Cameroon
Campania (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Galician, Spanish, Ancient Roman
From Latin Campania, itself from campania felix, denoting the fertile countryside around Mount Vesuvius. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Campobasso (Settlement) Italian, English, French, German, Spanish
Literally "low field"; derived from Latin Campus Vassorum, denoting that the city was host to vassals. This is the name of the capital city of the southern Italian region of Molise.
Canadà (Country) Catalan, Neapolitan, Occitan, Sicilian
Catalan, Neapolitan, Occitan and Sicilian form of Canada.
Canberra (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Maltese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning unknown, possibly from Ngunawal kamberra meaning "meeting place". This is the name of the capital city of Australia.
Canton (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English (Archaic), French, Italian
Derived from Portuguese Cantão, which was ultimately from Chinese 广东 (Guǎngdōng) (see Guangdong). Used for both the Chinese province of Guangdong and the city of Guangzhou, it is considered dated in English but still current in French and Italian.
Caonia (Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Chaonia.
Caracas (Settlement) English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish
From the earlier name Santiago de León de Caracas. The name Caracas is most likely derived from the name of a tribe that used to live in the area. This is the name of the capital city of Venezuela.
Caraibi (Region) Italian
Italian form of Caribbean.
Caravate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Carmania (Political Subdivision & Region) Old Persian (Latinized), English, Italian, Spanish
Latinized form of ancient Persian Karmana via its hellenized form Karmania. This was the name of a region and province of several Persian empires.
Carpazi (Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Carpathians.
Cartagine (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Carthage.
Casalzuigno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Casciago (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy. Possibly the site of the ancient Cassiciacum, a place where Saint Augustine and his friends lived after his conversion to Christianity.
Castelveccana (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Catania (Settlement) Italian, English, German, Sicilian, Spanish
From Ancient Greek Kατάvη (Katánē), itself either from Sicel katane ("grater"), due to its proximity to Mount Etna and the resulting rough earth, or from Proto-Italic katina ("basin"), owing to the wide valley around the town... [more]
Catanzaro (Settlement) Italian, English, French, Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, German
From Latin Catanciarium, itself derived from Catacium, ultimately from Ancient Greek Καταρτάριοι, meaning "silk spinners". This is the name of a city in southern Italy, the second city in Calabria, as well as its capital city.
Caucaso (Region & Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Caucasus.
Cecenia (Political Subdivision) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Chechnya.
Chirghisia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Kyrgyzstan via its Russian name Kirgiziya. This is an alternative name for the country; the standard name in Italy is Kirghizistan.
Cidonia (Settlement) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Cydonia.
Cili (Country) Kabyle, Sicilian
Kabyle and Sicilian form of Chile.
Cipru (Island & Country) Romanian, Sicilian
Romanian and Sicilian form of Cyprus
Circassia (Country & Region) English, Italian
From Turkish Çerkes or Russian Черкес (Cherkes) referring to the Circassian (Adyghe) people. The name is of uncertain meaning, possibly derived from Kerkety, the name of a Circassian tribe, or from Persian چهار کس (čahâr kas) meaning "four people"... [more]
Ciscaucasia (Region) English, Italian, Spanish
Means "on this side of the Caucasus", derived from Latin cis meaning "on this side of" combined with the latinized Greek noun Caucasia meaning "the Caucasus" (both the mountains and their namesake region)... [more]
Cità Dû Vaticanu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Vatican City
Cittiglio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Coira (Settlement) Italian, Romansh
Italian and Surmiran Romansh form of Chur.
Comerio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Copenaghen (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Copenhagen.
Corasmia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Corea Del Nord (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of North Korea
Corea Del Sud (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of South Korea
Corinto (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
Corinzia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Corinthia.
Corsica (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English, Italian, Romanian
Mediterranean island where Napoleon Bonaparte was born.
Costa D'avorio (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Côte D'ivoire.
Costantinopoli (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Constantinople.
Costa Rica (Country) Spanish, Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
The name of the Country in Central America. Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity... [more]
Cracovia (Settlement) Galician, Italian, Ancient Roman, Sicilian, Spanish
Galician, Italian, Latin, Sicilian and Spanish form of Krakow.
Crimea (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English, Italian, Spanish
From Crimean Tatar Qırım, which is of uncertain origin. It may have been derived from a corruption of Latin Cimmerium or Greek Κιμμερικόν (Kimmerikon), the name of an ancient city, from Old Turkic qurum meaning "protection, defense" or qirum meaning "fosse, trench", or Ancient Greek κρημνοί (kremnoi) meaning "cliffs"... [more]
Croazzia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Croatia
Cuveglio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Cuvio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Dacca (Settlement) Finnish, French, Italian, Romanian
Form of Dhaka.
Daghestan (Political Subdivision) French, Italian, Persian, Romanian
French, Italian, Persian, and Romanian form of Dagestan.
Danemarca (Country) Neapolitan, Romanian
Neapolitan and Romanian form of Denmark
Danemarca (Country) Romanian, Ligurian, Neapolitan, Venetian
Romanian, Ligurian, Neapolitan and Venetian form of Denmark.
Danubio (River) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Danube.
Dominica (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
Derived from Latin dominica meaning "lordly" or "Sunday", named by explorer Christopher Columbus for his sighting of the island on a Sunday. This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
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.
Dubai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, English, Albanian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Meaning uncertain, possibly related to Arabic دَبَّ (dabba) meaning "to creep, to crawl", referring to the slow flow of a creek in the area. This is the name of an emirate of and city in the United Arab Emirates.
Dublino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Dublin.
Eggittu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Egypt
El Salvador (Country) Spanish, English, Afrikaans, Amharic, Bosnian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Means "the saviour" in Spanish, referring to Jesus and shortened from the original name Provincia De Nuestro Señor Jesus Cristo, El Salvador Del Mundo literally meaning "Province of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of the World"... [more]
Emilia (Region) Italian, English, Finnish, Polish, Spanish
From the Via Aemilia, itself from Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, the Roman consul who planned the road. This is the name of a traditional region of northern Italy, now contained in the modern political region of Emilia-romagna.
Emilia-romagna (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, German, Romanian
Combination of the names of the two traditional regions, Emilia and Romagna, within the modern political region in northern Italy.
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]
Engadina (Region) Italian
Italian form of Engadin.
Enotria (Region) Italian, History
Italian form of Oenotria. Enotria or Oenotria refers to an ancient region of southern Italy.
Etruria (Country) English, Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman, History
Meaning unknown. This was the name of an ancient country in the Italian Peninsula (located in what is now Tuscany) inhabited by the Etruscans.... [more]
Eufrate (River) Italian
Italian form of Euphrates.
Fano (Settlement) Italian
Fano is a town and comune of the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche region of Italy.
Firenze (Settlement) Italian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian
Italian form of Florence.
Firenze (Settlement) Italian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian
Italian form of Florentia (see Florence), as well as the form used in numerous other languages.
Firenzi (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Florentia (see Florence).
Foggia (Settlement) Italian, English
Possibly from Latin fovea, referring to the pits where wheat was stored, or to a drainage basin.... [more]
Franza (Country) Maltese, Neapolitan
Maltese and Neapolitan form of France.
Gange (River) French, Italian
French and Italian form of Ganges.
Gange (River) French, Italian, Romanian
French, Italian and Romanian form of Ganges.
Gavirate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Gaza (Region & Settlement) English, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
From Hebrew עזה ('azza) most commonly believed to be derived from the word עז ('az) meaning "strong, fierce". This is the name of a region in western Asia on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea (referred to as the Gaza Strip), as well as a city in this region (called Gaza City).
Gemonio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Gènuva (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Genoa.
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.
Giamaica (Country & Island) Italian
Italian form of Jamaica.
Giappuni (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Japão (see Japan).
Giava (Political Subdivision & Island) Italian
Italian form of Java.
Ginevra (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Geneva.
Girmania (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Germany
Giuba (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Juba.
Giudea (Region) Italian
Italian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Giurdania (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Jordan (the country).
Giza (Settlement) Arabic (Egyptian), English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Syriac ܓܣܐ (gissa) meaning "side", Persian ‎دژ (dezh) meaning "fort, fortress, castle" or Egyptian r-gs-ḥr meaning "the side of the high one"... [more]
Grenada (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Probably from Granada, the name of a city in Andalusia, Spain, which is derived from Arabic غَرْنَاطَة‎ (ḡarnāṭa) possibly meaning "hill of strangers". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Grigioni (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Graubünden.
Groninga (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Groningen.
Guam (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
The name of the Territory. Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, whose sites include Asan Beach, a former battlefield... [more]
Guinia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Guinea
Guyana (Country) English, Afrikaans, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from an indigenous word (perhaps Tupi or Guarani) meaning "land of many waters". This is the name of a country in South America.
Honduras (Country) Spanish, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "depths" in Spanish, either referring to the deep waters off the northern coast of the country or from Christopher Columbus' alleged quote "Gracias a Dios que hemos salido de esas honduras" meaning "Thank God we have departed from those depths"... [more]
Hong Kong (Settlement, Political Subdivision & Island) English, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, French, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Cantonese 香港 (Hoeng Gong) derived from 香 (hoeng) meaning "fragrant" and 港 (gong) meaning "port, harbour". This is the name of a city, island and special administrative region of China.
Ibiza (Island) Spanish, French, Italian, English, Czech, German, Polish, Portuguese
Spanish form of Catalan Eivissa, which is a derivative of Arabic يَابِسَة‎ (yābisa), itself from Latin Ebusus, from Phoenician 𐤀𐤉𐤁𐤔𐤌‎ (ʾybšm).
Il Cairo (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Cairo.
Indunesia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Indonesia.
Inguscezia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Ingushetia.
Ircania (Region) Italian
Italian form of Hyrcania.
Isauria (Region & Settlement) Italian
Iscandar (Other) Japanese, Arabic (Maghrebi), Italian, Popular Culture
Iscandar is both the name of a recurring outer space planet and the clan name of its own royals in the famed Space Battleship Yamato franchise. It is likely derived from the Arabic Iskandar, which is ultimately based on the Greek Alexander.
Islanda (Country & Island) Albanian, Italian, Romanian
Albanian, Italian and Romanian form of Iceland.
Isola Bella (Island) Italian (Rare)
Isola Bella (lit. 'beautiful island') is one of the Borromean Islands of Lago Maggiore in north Italy. From Italian isola meaning island, and bella meaning beautiful.
Isole Pelagie (Island) Italian
Italian form of Pelagie Islands.
Ìsuli Pilaggî (Island) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Pelagie Islands.
Jesi (Settlement) Italian
Jesi is a town and comune of the province of Ancona in Marche, Italy.
Kampala (Settlement) English, Armenian, Danish, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish
From K'empala, a shortening of the original Baganda Akasozi ke'Empala ("Hill of the Impala"). This is the name of the capital city of Uganda.
Keraman (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Italian
Keraman is a Continental European variant of Kuraman.
Khartum (Settlement) Bengali, Catalan, Finnish, German, Italian, Mongolian, Yiddish, Russian
Form of Khartoum used in several languages.
Kinshasa (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Swedish
Named after a nearby village, this name derives from Kikongo ki, a locative marker, and nshasa ("salt"), thus "salt market". This is the name of the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Kuwait (Country) Arabic, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Of uncertain meaning, possibly from the alleged Arabic root ك و ت (k-w-t) or from a word meaning "fortress built near water". This is the name of a country in Western Asia, usually written with the definite article: الكويت (al-Kuwait) in Arabic.
L'Aia (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of The Hague.
Latina (Settlement) Italian, English, Finnish, French
Derived from the former name Latinia, itself adopted in 1944 to replace the name Littoria, which had been chosen by the Fascist government upon the inauguration of the city in 1932... [more]
La Valletta (Settlement) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of Valletta.
Lesotho (Country) Southern African, Sotho, English, Afrikaans, Bengali, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish
Means "land of the Sotho", from the ethnic name of the Sotho (Basotho) people derived from the word motho meaning "person". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
Lettonia (Country) Italian
This is the New Latin name for Latvia, which the Italians have adopted as their standard name for the country.
Lettunia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Latvia
Libano (Country) Esperanto, Italian
Esperanto and Italian form of Lebanon.
Lìbbanu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Lebanon.
Lìbbia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Libya
Lilongwe (Political Subdivision, Settlement & River) English, Chewa, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swahili
From Chewa Lilongwe, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a river and the capital city of Malawi, as well as the district around it.
Lima (Settlement) Spanish, Aymara, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely a corruption of Rímac, the name of a river, itself derived from Quechua rimaq meaning "speaker, talker" (ultimately from rimay meaning "to speak")... [more]
Lisbona (Settlement) Italian, Occitan, Romansh
Italian, Occitan and Romansh form of Lisbon.
Livonia (Region) History, Albanian, Aragonese, Asturian, Basque, English, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Romanian, Spanish
Livonia was a historic region in the Baltic, located approximately in present-day southern Estonia and northern Latvia... [more]
Livorno (Settlement) Italian, English, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, German, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
From Old Italian Ligorno, itself from Latin Liburnus, derived from the tribe of the Liburnians (in Latin Liburni). This is the name of a port city in north-central Italy.
Luanda (Settlement & Other) English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish
From lu-, a plural marker in several Bantu languages, and ndandu, "value" or "object of commerce", referring to the shells of sea snails, which were used as currency in the ancient kingdoms of Kongo and Ndongo.... [more]
Lubiana (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Ljubljana.
Lucania (Region & Political Subdivision) Ancient Roman, Italian, History
From the Osco-Sabellic luc, meaning "light", associated with the morning star Lucifer in the east, as Lucania was east of the river Sele (then known as Silarus). This was the homeland of the Oscan Lucani people, now known as Basilicata.
Lucca (Settlement) Italian
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio River, in a fertile plain near the Ligurian Sea.
Lucera (Settlement) Italian
Lucera is an Italian city in the province of Foggia in the region of Apulia, and the seat of the Diocese of Lucera-Troia.... [more]
Luisiana (Political Subdivision) Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Thai form of Louisiana.
Lusaka (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Chewa, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish
From Lusaaka, the name of a local Lenje chief. This is the name of the capital city of Zambia, as well as the district and the province in which the city is located.
Lussimburgu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Luxembourg
Luvinate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Macao (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Finnish, French, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish
Variant of Macau, as well as the usual form used in multiple languages.
Machelonia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Greek, English, Italian
Derived from Μαχελονία (Machelonia), the ancient Greek name for a region and satrapy of the Sasanian Empire. It was named after the Colchian (i.e. Kartvelian) tribe that lived there, who were known to the ancient Greeks as the Μαχελῶνες (Machelones) or the Μαχελονοι (Machelonoi)... [more]
Madagascar (Country & Island) English, Catalan, Nahuatl, French, Italian, Manx, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Corsican
From Middle French Madagascar, from Madageiscar, as a corrupted transliteration of Mogadishu by Marco Polo's misreading of Arabic.... [more]
Maldive (Country) Italian, Maltese, Romanian
Italian, Maltese, and Romanian form of Maldives.
Mali (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Mali Empire, which was derived from Mandinka or Bambara mali meaning "hippopotamus" or "the place where the king lives". This is the name of a landlocked country in West Africa.
Managua (Settlement) Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
This is the capital city of Nicaragua, there are two possible origins for the name "Managua". It may have originated from the term Mana-ahuac, which in the indigenous Nahuatl language translates to "adjacent to the water" or site "surrounded by water"... [more]
Manciuria (Region) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Manchuria.
Maputo (Settlement & River) English, Danish, Esperanto, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
The city may have been named after Maputsu I of the Tembe clan, a subgroup of the Tsonga people found in Mozambique and South Africa, or after the Maputo River.... [more]
Maroccu (Country) Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of Morocco
Marseglia (Settlement) Corsican, Neapolitan
Corsican and Neapolitan form of Marseille.
Marsiglia (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Marseille.
Mascate (Settlement) French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Muscat.
Mauritania (Country) Albanian, English, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Filipino, Tagalog
From Latin Maurītānia, itself from Maurus meaning "Moor", a historical name for the Muslims that inhabited Northern Africa and the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. This is the name of a country in West Africa.
Maurizio (Country & Island) Italian
Italian form of Mauritius.
Mecca (Settlement) English, Italian, Romanian
From Arabic مكة (Makka) which is from بكة (bakka), an ancient name for the region. The name is of uncertain origin and meaning; it may be from Arabic بكى (baka) meaning "to cry, to mourn" or Ge'ez ምኵራብ (məkʷrab) meaning "temple, sanctuary"... [more]
Mèssicu (Country & Settlement) Sardinian, Sicilian
Sardinian and Sicilian form of Mexico.
Micronesia (Country & Region) Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
From Greek μικρός (mikrós) meaning "small, little" and νῆσος (nesos) meaning "island". This is the name of a subregion of Oceania as well as an island country... [more]
Migdonia (Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Mygdonia.
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.
Mogadiscio (Settlement) Catalan, French, Italian, Spanish
Catalan, French, Italian and Spanish form of Mogadishu.
Molise (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, French
Most likely derived from the Norman family de Moulins of Moulins-la-Marche. Rodolphe de Moulins, forefather of the family, became count of Bojano in 1053, which would go on to form the County of Molise.... [more]
Molucche (Region) Italian
Italian form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Mònacu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Monaco
Montenegro (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Luxembourgish, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Means "black mountain" in Venetian, originally a calque of the Montenegrin name Црна Гора (Crna Gora) referring to Mount Lovćen... [more]
Montenegru (Country) Asturian, Sicilian
Asturian and Sicilian form of Montenegro.
Mosca (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Moscow.
Mozambicu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Mozambique
Murano (Island) Italian
A series of islands in the Venetian lagoon in Northern Italy, famous for its glassmaking. The toponym is derived from Latin name Amurius or Mur(r)ius.
Naggitto (Country) Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Namibia (Country) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Danish, English, Finnish, Georgian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu
From the name of the Namib Desert, derived from Khoekhoe namib meaning "desert" or "vast place". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
Nanchino (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Nanjing.
Napule (Settlement) Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Naples.
Nàpuli (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Napoli (see Naples).
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.
N'djamena (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From the name of the village of نجامينا (Nijamina) meaning "place of rest" in Arabic. This is the name of the capital city of Chad, chosen in 1973 by president François Tombalbaye.
Nglaterra (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Anglae Terra, used for England.
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]
Norveggia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Norway
Nouakchott (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic نواكشوط (Nuwakshut) of unclear origin. It may come from a Berber name meaning "place of the winds" or perhaps from Arabic نأو (na'wi) meaning "shelter, harbor" combined with شط (shatt) meaning "beach, seashore, coast"... [more]
Novalesa (Settlement & Other) Italian
Nuova Zelanda (Country) Italian
Italian form of New Zealand.
Oggebbio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Orenburg (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Russian, English, Armenian, German, Italian, Kyrgyz, Polish, Tajik, Uzbek
From the Or River and German burg, meaning "fortress of the Or." It is the name of a city in Russia and the district and oblast in which it is located.
Orino (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Orinoco (River) English, Spanish, Italian
The name of a river in Venezuela and Colombia, one of the longest rivers in South America.
Orta (River) Italian
Ossezia (Region) Italian
Italian form of Ossetia.
Ostia (Settlement) Ancient Roman, Italian
From Latin ōs, meaning "mouth", transferred to mean "opening, entrance". This was a major port city in Ancient Rome, which is still the name of a coastal area of the modern city of Rome.
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
Paisi Vasci (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian cognate of Pays-Bas, used as the Sicilian name for the Netherlands
Palau (Country) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Palauan Belau either derived from aidebelau meaning "indirect replies" (referring to an island creation myth) or beluu meaning "village". This is the name of a country in Oceania.
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.
Pantelleria (Settlement & Island) Italian
Not found.
Pantiddirìa (Settlement & Island) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Pantelleria.
Parigge (Settlement) Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Paris.