Scandinavian Submitted Place Names

Scandinavian names are used in the Scandinavia region of northern Europe. For more specific lists, see Swedish names, Danish names and Norwegian names. See also about Scandinavian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Å (Settlement) Swedish, Norwegian
Taken directly from Swedish and Norwegian å meaning "stream, creek, small river". This is the name of several villages in Sweden and Norway.
Aabenraa (Settlement) Danish
Aabenraa is a settlement in south Denmark. ... [more]
Aachen (Settlement) English, Danish, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
From Old High German aha or its Latin counterpart aquae, referring to the sacred springs associated with Granus, a Celtic god, from which the Latin form Aquisgranum derives. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Aalborg (Settlement) Danish
Ultimately derived from Old Norse áll "river, stream" and borg "fortress, castle". This is the name of the fourth largest city in Denmark.
Aarhus (Settlement) Danish
From Old Danish Árós meaning "river mouth", ultimately derived from Old Norse á "river" and óss "mouth (of a river)". Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark.
Abchazien (Country) Swedish
Swedish 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]
Abisko (Other) Swedish
From Northern Sami Ábeskovvu meaning "forest by the big water", from Sami áphi "lake, sea, big water" and skovvu, identical to Swedish skog "forest". The "big water" is probably Torneträsk... [more]
Abkasía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Abkhazia.
Abkasia (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Abkhazia.
Abkhasia (Country) Aragonese, Norwegian
Aragonese and Norwegian form of Abkhazia.
Abkhasien (Country) Danish
Danish form of Abkhazia.
Åbo (Settlement) Finland Swedish
Possibly from Swedish å "river" and bo "home, dwelling" or "dweller, inhabitant". Other meanings are possible, like it being derived from the given name Aabo... [more]
Abú Dabí (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Abu Dhabi.
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 Ababa (Settlement) English, Danish, Turkish
From Amharic አዲስ አበባ (ʾädis ʾäbäba), meaning "new flower". This is the name of the capital city of Ethiopia.
Adygeja (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish
Danish, German, Norwegian, and Polish form of Adygea.
Æ (Other) Danish (Modern)
æ is a danish letter
Afríka (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Africa.
Akadien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Acadia.
Akarnanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Akarnania (see Acarnania).
Akershus (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the name of Akershus Fortress, composed of Aker (from Old West Norse akr "acre, field") and hús "house, castle, fortress". Aker used to be a Norwegian municipality, but it is now an area in Oslo... [more]
Akureyri (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic akur "field" and eyri "sandbank". Akureyri is a town in the north of Iceland.
Åland (Island) Finland Swedish
Either derived from Old Norse *Ahvaland meaning "land of water" (from ahva "water"), or from Finnish Ahvenanmaa "perch land" (from ahven "perch"). Åland is an autonomous archipelago province in the Baltic Sea... [more]
Albanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Albania.
Ålborg (Settlement) Danish, Swedish
Danish alternative form of Aalborg as well as the Swedish form.
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]
Aleppó (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Icelandic, Hungarian
Icelandic and Hungarian form of Aleppo.
Ålesund (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
Means "eel strait" in Norwegian. Ålesund is the name of a town, a municipality and a region in Norway. It is also the name of a settlement (Ny-Ålesund) on Svalbard.
Alexandría (Settlement) Asturian, Galician, Icelandic
Asturian, Galician and Icelandic form of Alexandria.
Algeirsborg (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form for Algiers.
Algeriet (Country) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Algeria.
Alpene (Mountain) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Alps.
Alperna (Mountain) Swedish
Swedish form of Alps.
Alperne (Mountain) Danish
Danish form of Alps.
Alsír (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Algeria.
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]
Anatolien (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Anatolia.
Andalusien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Andalusia.
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.
Ångermanälven (River) Swedish
Combination of Old Norse anger "deep fjord" and the definite form of Swedish älv "river". The river runs through the province Ångermanland from where it got its name.
Ångermanland (Region) Swedish
Derived from Old Norse anger "deep fjord". Ångermanland is a historical province in Northern Sweden.
Angóla (Country) Icelandic, Irish
Icelandic and Irish form of Angola.
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.
Antarktis (Region) Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Form of Antarctica used in multiple languages.
Aquitanien (Region) Danish, German
Danish and German form of Aquitaine.
Arabía (Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arabia.
Åre (Settlement) Swedish
Meaning uncertain, but probably derived from Old West Norse *ár "peak, crest". Åre is a village and a popular ski resort in Jämtland, Sweden.
Arendal (Settlement) Norwegian
Combination of Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and dalr "valley, dale". Arendal is a town and municipality in Southern Norway.
Århus (Settlement) Danish, Swedish
Danish alternative form of Aarhus, as well as the Swedish form.
Arkadien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Arcadia.
Armenía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Armenia.
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.
Arvidsjaur (Settlement) Swedish
From Ume Sami Árviesjávrrie, composed of árvies "rich, abundant, fruitful" and jávrrie "lake".
Ås (Settlement) Swedish, Norwegian
Means "ridge, esker" in Swedish and Norwegian. This is the name of numerous places in Sweden and Norway.
Aserbaídsjan (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Azerbaijan
Aserbajdsjan (Country) Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Azerbaijan.
Asjchabad (Settlement) Swedish, Dutch, Frisian
Swedish, Dutch and Frisian form of Ashgabat.
Asjkhabad (Settlement) Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Ashgabat.
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.
Ástralía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Australia.
Asturien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Asturias.
Aþena (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Athens.
Aust-Agder (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Nynork word aust "east" and the place name agder. It means "the eastern part of Agder."... [more]
Austerrike (Country) Norwegian
Nynorsk form of Austria.
Australasien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Australasia.
Austurríki (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Austria.
Austur-Tímor (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of East Timor.
Azerbajdzjan (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Azerbaijan.
Azorene (Political Subdivision & Region) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Azores.
Azorerna (Political Subdivision & Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Azores.
Azorerne (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish
Danish form of Azores.
Baktrien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Bactria.
Bakú (Settlement) Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Baku.
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.
Bandaríkin (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic bönd "connections, relations, ties" and ríki "state". This is the Icelandic name for the United States.
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]
Bangladess (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bangladesh
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.
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]
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.
Basjkortostan (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bashkortostan.
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).
Belgía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Belgium.
Belís (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Belize
Belis (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Belize
Belis (Country) Faroese, Sinhalese, Thai
Faroese, Sinhalese and Thai form of Belize.
Belis (Country) Faroese, Sinhalese, Thai
Faroese, Sinhalese and Thai form of Belize.
Bergen (Settlement) Dutch, Norwegian, German
Newer form of Bjǫrgvin, a combination of Old Norse bjarg "mountain" and vin "meadow". This is the 2nd largest city in Norway.
Berlín (Settlement) Catalan, Czech, Icelandic, Slovak, Spanish
Form of Berlin used in multiple languages.
Bern (Settlement & Political Subdivision) German, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Alemannic German Bärn of uncertain meaning. A popular folk etymology suggests that it is derived from German Bär meaning "bear", although it is more likely of Celtic origin, perhaps from the word *berna meaning "cleft"... [more]
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]
Bisaltien (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Bisaltia.
Bisjkek (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bishkek.
Björneborg (Settlement) Finland Swedish
Combination of Swedish björn "bear" and borg "castle, fortress". This is the Swedish name for Pori (whose name is a Finnicized form of -borg).
Boiotien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
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.
Bottenhavet (Body of Water) Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Combination of Old Swedish botn "bay, gulf" and the definite form of Swedish hav "sea". Bottenhavet is located between Finland and Sweden and is a part of Bottniska viken, the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea.
Bottenviken (Body of Water) Swedish
Combination of Old Swedish botn "bay, gulf" and the definite form of Swedish vik "bay", making it a tautological place name meaning "the bay bay". Bottenviken is a part of Bottniska viken and the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea.
Brasília (Settlement) Portuguese, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Turkish
Elaboration of Brasil with the suffix -ia for place names. This is the name of the capital city of Brazil.
Bretland (Country) Icelandic, Faroese, Medieval English
Icelandic, Faroese and Old English form of Britain (see also: United Kingdom).
Bro (Settlement) Swedish
Means "bridge" in Swedish. This is the name of many localities and parishes in Sweden. It's also a common place name element (see Örebro).
Brúnei (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Brunei.
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Norwegian
Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic and Norwegian form of Brussels.
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Uzbek
Form of Brussels used in multiple languages.
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Malay, Norwegian, Uzbek
Form of Brussels used in multiple languages.
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.
Bryssel (Settlement) Finnish, Swedish
Finnish and Swedish form of Brussels.
Buchara (Settlement) Czech, Dutch, German, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovak, Swedish
Form of Bukhara used in numerous languages.
București (Settlement) Romanian, Norwegian
Romanian and Norwegian form of Bucharest.
Búdapest (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Budapest.
Búkarest (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bucharest.
Bukarest (Settlement) Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Maltese, Swedish
Form of Bucharest used in multiple languages.
Búlgaría (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bulgaria.
Burjatia (Political Subdivision) Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
Danish, Finnish, and Norwegian form of Buryatia.
Burjatien (Political Subdivision) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Buryatia.
Búrkína Fasó (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Burkina Faso
Búrma (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Burma.
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.
Buskerud (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
Named after an old manor of the same name. (Biskupsruð) It derives from the Old Norse biskup (bishop) and ruð (clearing, farm.) The biskup part referring in particular to the Bishop of the ancient Catholic diocese of Hamar.... [more]
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.
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.
Cambodja (Country) Catalan, Danish, Dutch
Catalan, Danish, and Dutch form of Cambodia.
Cameroun (Country) Danish, French
Danish and French form of Cameroon
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.
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.
Caribien (Region) Danish
Danish form of Caribbean.
Christiania (Settlement) Norwegian (Archaic)
Named in honor of Christian IV (1577-1648), king of Denmark-Norway. This was the name of the capital of Norway between 1624 and 1925.
Ciskaukasien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Ciscaucasia.
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]
Dakka (Settlement) Armenian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Dhaka used in various languages.
Damaskus (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish
Form of Damascus used in multiple languages.
Dardanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Dardania.
Demokratiska Republiken Kongo (Country) Swedish
Swedish official form of Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is often referred to as Kongo-Kinshasa to differentiate it from The Republic of Congo (often called Kongo-Brazzaville).
Djakarta (Settlement) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic
Archaic Dutch form of Jakarta as well as the modern Afrikaans and Icelandic form of the name. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Djíbútí (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Djibouti.
Dnjestr (River) Dutch, Icelandic, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Dutch and Icelandic form of Dniester as well as a Danish, German, Norwegian and Swedish alternative name for the river.
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.
Dóná (River) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Danube.
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.
Dublin (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Irish Duibhlinn itself from Middle Irish Dublind meaning "black pool", derived from dub meaning "black, dark" and lind meaning "pool, lake"... [more]
Dusjanbe (Settlement) Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Papiamento
Scandinavian and Papiamento form of Dushanbe.
Dyflinn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dublin.
Efrat (River) Bulgarian, Icelandic
Bulgarian and Icelandic form of Euphrates.
Egyptaland (Country) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Egypt.
Egypten (Country) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Egypt.
Eiđi (Settlement) Faroese
Eiđi is a village in the Faroe Islands. Founded in 1881 but first mentioned in the 14th century.... [more]
Eistland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Estonia.
Ekvatorialguinea (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Equatorial Guinea.
Elfenbenskusten (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Côte D'ivoire.
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]
Erítrea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eritrea
Ermland (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Warmia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Esbo (Settlement) Finland Swedish
Swedish name for Espoo.
Eskilstuna (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of the Swedish name Eskil and Swedish tun (from Old Norse tún) meaning "enclosure, fence, homestead, courtyard, plot"... [more]
Eþíópía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ethiopia.
Etrurien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Etruria.
Evrasía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eurasia.
Evrasia (Region) Armenian, Faroese, Greek, Judeo-Spanish
Armenian, Faroese, Greek and Ladino form of Eurasia.
Eyjaálfa (Region) Icelandic
From Icelandic ey meaning "island" and álfa meaning "continent". This is the Icelandic name of Oceania.
Eyjafjallajökull (Other) Icelandic
Means "island mountain glacier". From Icelandic eyja "island", fjall "mountain", and jökull "glacier". Eyjafjallajökull is a glacier and volcano in Iceland whose eruptions in 2010 caused a great air travel disruption in Europe.
Eysturríki (Country) Faroese
Faroese cognate of Österreich. This is the Faroese form of Austria
Færeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic cognate of Føroyar.
Færøerne (Country) Danish
Danish cognate of Føroyar.
Færøyane (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian nynorsk cognate of Føroyar.
Færøyene (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian bokmål cognate of Føroyar.
Falklandsöarna (Island) Swedish
Swedish form of The Falkland Islands.
Fannborg (Mountain) Icelandic
The name of a mountain peak of Kerlingarfjöll, a mountain range in the highlands of Iceland, possibly meaning "snow fortress" from Icelandic fönn "snow" and borg "castle" (from Old Norse borg).
Färöarna (Country) Swedish
Swedish cognate of Føroyar.
Fídjíeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Fidji "Fiji" and eyjar "islands". This is the Icelandic name for Fiji.
Fílabeinsströndin (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic fílabein "ivory" and strönd "coast", making this an Icelandic calque of Côte D'ivoire.
Filippinane (Country) Norwegian
Nynorsk form of Philippines.
Filippinene (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Philippines.
Filippinerna (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of The Philippines.
Filippinerne (Country) Danish
Danish form of the Philippines
Filippseyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of the Philippines.
Filipsoyggjar (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Philippines.
Finnmark (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Old Norse finn(ar) (the Old Norse same of the Sami), and mǫrk meaning "woodland, borderland, or march/mark."... [more]
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.
Flórens (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Florence.
Florens (Settlement) Hindi, Swedish
Hindi and Swedish form of Florence.
Förenta staterna (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of United States, consisting of Swedish förenta "united" and staterna "the states". The name is always said in definite form unless the full name Amerikas förenta stater is used.
Føroyar (Country) Faroese
Probably derived from Old Norse fær "sheep" and oyer, an archaic Faroese word meaning "islands".
Frakkland (Country) Icelandic, Old Norse
Ultimately from Old Norse frakkar "Franks" and land "land". This is the Icelandic and Old Norse form of France.
Freiburg im Breisgau (Settlement) Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
It was founded in 1120 as a free market town, hence its name, which translates to "free (or independent) town in the Breisgau". Frei means "free", Burg is a fortified town in German and Breisgau is an geographical area of Germany, so basically it means: "fortified town of free citizens in the Breisgau ". This is a city in the Baden-Württemberg state of Germany.
Galdhøpiggen (Mountain) English, Norwegian
This is a 2469 meter tall mountain in Norway, it’s also the tallest mountain above sea level in Scandinavia... [more]
Galicien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Galicia.
Galilæa (Region) Danish
Danish form of Galilee.
Galílea (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Galilee.
Galileen (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Galilee.
Gambía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gambia.
Gasa (Region & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gaza.
Gävle (Settlement) Swedish
From the name of the river Gavleån whose name was derived from archaic Swedish gavel "steep river bank". Gävle is a city in Sweden and the capital of Gävleborg County. The city was founded in 1446, but the name (ij) Gæffla was first mentioned in 1432.
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).
Geneve (Settlement) Danish, Finnish
Danish and Finnish form of Geneva.
Genf (Settlement) German, Estonian, Hungarian, Icelandic
German, Estonian, Hungarian and Icelandic form of Geneva.
Genúa (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Genoa.
Georgía (Country & Political Subdivision) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Georgia 1 and Georgia 2
Gínea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guinea.
Gínea-bissá (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guinea-Bissau.
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]
Gnarp (Settlement) Swedish
Etymology unknown. Perhaps derived from *gnarp "lump, bump", or from gnarp, an onomatopoeic word meaning "creak, screech".
Götaland (Region) Swedish
Means "land of the Geats". The Geats (sometimes referred to as Goths) were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting southern Sweden. Götaland is one of three lands of Sweden, the others being Svealand and Norrland.
Göteborg (Settlement) Swedish
From the name of Göta älv ("River of the Geats"), combined with Swedish borg "castle, fortress". The Geats were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting present-day Sweden. Göteborg is the second largest city in Sweden.
Gotland (Island) Swedish
Gotland is the largest island in Sweden. It was named after a North Germanic tribe that inhabited it in ancient times, the Gutes (Old Norse gotar).
Grænhöfðaeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic grænn "green", höfði "headland, promontory", and eyjur "islands". This is the Icelandic name for Cape Verde.
Grekland (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Greece.
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.
Grikkland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Greece.
Grönland (Political Subdivision) German, Hungarian, Swedish, Turkish
Form of Greenland.
Grønland (Country) Danish, Norwegian, Faroese
Cognate of Grœnland.
Groznyj (Settlement) Norwegian, Slovak, Swedish
Norwegian, Slovak, and Swedish form of Grozny.
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]
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.
Gvæjana (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guyana.
Gvam (Political Subdivision & Island) Icelandic, Serbian, Slovene
Icelandic, Serbian and Slovenian form of Guam.
Gvatemalaborg (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Gvatemala and Icelandic borg "city". This is the Icelandic name for the capital of Guatemala.
Hafnarfjörður (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic höfn "harbour, port" and fjörður "fjord". Hafnarfjörður is the third largest city in Iceland.
Hälsingland (Region) Swedish
Hälsingland is a province in central Sweden meaning "land of the Hälsings". Hälsing is believed to be a combination of Swedish hals "throat, neck" and inge "dweller". The hals-part is probably not referring to the anatomical part, but rather to a narrow strait of water.
Hanoí (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Hanoi.
Hedmark (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Old Norse Heiðmǫrk. That's from heiðnir the name of an old Germanic tribe (related to heið meaning moorland) and mǫrk meaning "woodland, borderland, or march/mark."... [more]
Hellas (Country) Norwegian, English (Rare), Czech (Rare)
From Ancient Greek Ἑλλάς (Hellás) "Greece". This is the Norwegian name for Greece, used since 1932. It was previously called Grekenland (compare Grekland, Griekeland)... [more]
Helsingborg (Settlement) Swedish
Helsingborg is a city in Scania, Sweden. The name is a combination of hals "neck, narrow strait" and borg "castle, fortification". There has been a permanent settlement around Helsingborg since 1085, making it one of Sweden's oldest cities.
Helsingfors (Settlement) Finland Swedish, Swedish
From Swedish helsing, composed of hals "neck, narrow strait" and -inge denoting an inhabitant, combined with fors "rapid, waterfall". Helsing was either taken from the name of the Swedish province Hälsingland (where many early settlers originated from), or directly from the Swedish word (referring to a narrow part of the Vantaa River)... [more]
Helsingør (Settlement) Danish, Norwegian
Combination of helsing (itself a combination of Danish hals "narrow strait, neck" and -ing, a suffix denoting an inhabitant) and ør "gravel" (in this case referring to Øresund, a strait separating Denmark from Sweden)... [more]
Himalaya (Mountain) Sanskrit, Nepali, English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "abode of snow" in Sanskrit, from हिम (hima) meaning "snow, frost, cold, winter" and आलय (alaya) meaning "abode, dwelling". This is the name of a mountain range in Asia.
Hjälmaren (Body of Water) Swedish
Derived from Old Swedish *iælmber "noise, rumble". Hjälmaren is the 4th largest lake in Sweden.
Hondúras (Country) Icelandic, Irish
Icelandic and Irish form of Honduras
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]
Hongkong (Island, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Thai
Form of Hong Kong used in various languages.
Hordaland (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Old Norse hǫrðar, meaning (and old Germanic tribe) and lǫnd meaning "lands."... [more]
Huddinge (Settlement) Swedish
Newer form of Uddunge (first mentioned as Wddunge in 1314) meaning "those who live by the headland". Huddinge is a part of Stockholm urban area.
Húsavík (Settlement) Icelandic, Faroese
Combination of Icelandic and Faroese hús "house" and vík "bay".
Hvíta-Rússland (Country) Icelandic
Means "white Russia", an Icelandic calque of Belarus.
Hvítarussland (Country) Faroese
Means "White Russia", a Faroese calque of Belarus
Hvorslev (Settlement) Danish
The name of a village in Denmark. Name meaning "A flat place". The population of Hvorslev is approximately 221.
Hyrkanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Hyrcania.
Indland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of India.
Indónesía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Indonesia.
Ingermanland (Region) Swedish, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Swedish form of Ingria, which some countries have adopted as their name for the historical region in northeastern Europe.
Írak (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Iraq.
Íran (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Iran.
Ísafjörður (Settlement) Icelandic
Means "ice fjord" from Icelandic ís meaning "ice" and fjörður meaning "fjord". This is the name of a town in Iceland.
Ísland (Country & Island) Icelandic, Faroese, Old Norse
Form of Iceland.
Ísrael (Country) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Israel.
Ítalía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Italy.
Jamaica (Country & Island) Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Hungarian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
From Taíno Xaymaca meaning "land of wood and water" or "land of springs". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Japani (Country) Finnish, Icelandic, Swahili
Finnish, Icelandic and Swahili form of Japan
Jeddah (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic جدة (Jiddah) derived from the word جَدَّة (jaddah) meaning "grandmother", perhaps referencing the folk belief that the Tomb of Eve (who is considered the 'grandmother' of humanity) is located there... [more]
Jerúsalem (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Jerusalem.
Jórdanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Jordan.
Jórvík (Settlement) Old Norse, Icelandic
Icelandic and Old Norse form of York. It is believed to be derived from Old English Eoforwic, itself believed to be derived from Latin Eboracum possibly meaning "place of the yew trees".
Júba (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Juba.
Juba (Settlement) English, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Slovak, Somali, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Uzbek
Of uncertain origin, from the Nilotic Bari language of South Sudan. It is the name of the capital and largest city of South Sudan, as well as the former village on its site.
Judæa (Region) Danish
Danish form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Judeen (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Jukkasjärvi (Settlement) Swedish, Finnish
Originally from Northern Sami Čohkkirasjávri meaning "lake of assembly". It was later changed to the much more Finnish-sounding name Jukkasjärvi. This probably changed the meaning of the name as the first element jukkas is of uncertain origin (but it coincides with the Finnish given name Jukka)... [more]
Kabúl (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Kabul.
Kaíró (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cairo.
Kákasus (Region & Mountain) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Caucasus.
Kalabrien (Region) German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Calabria.
Kaledonien (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Caledonia.
Kambódía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cambodia.
Kambodsja (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Cambodia.
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.
Kanarieöarna (Island) Swedish
Swedish form of The Canary Islands.