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From Around the World!

 

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PLACE NAMES
Australia

NAMES OF AUSTRALIAN CITIES
Arranged by state, this list has some wonderful names

AUSTRALIAN PLACE NAMES
A huge alphabetical list of names of towns & cities in Australia

NAMES AND PLACES IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Perth City street names & country town names

PLACE NAMES IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Be patriotic and name your kennel after a town in your home state!

HISTORY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIAN TOWN NAMES
Excellent!

PLACE NAMES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Be patriotic and name your kennel after a town in your home state!

PLACE NAMES OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
Huge searchable database here.

PLACE NAMES IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
Be patriotic and name your kennel after a town in your home state!

PLACE NAMES IN NEW SOUTH WALES
Be patriotic and name your kennel after a town in your home state!

PLACE NAMES IN TASMANIA
Be patriotic and name your kennel after a town in your home state!

PLACE NAMES IN QUEENSLAND
Be patriotic and name your kennel after a town in your home state!

HISTORY OF PLACES IN AUSTRALIA
This index lists cities, towns, suburbs and places in Australia with links to web pages giving the history of that location.

MAJOR AUSTRALIAN RIVERS
A list of wonderful names for your use!

SYDNEY SUBURBS NAMES
An extensive list, with meanings

AUSTRALIAN HOUSE NAMES
Our own list of names for your Ozzie home

AUSTRALIAN PLACE NAMES
In English & Guugu Yimithirr, Dyirbal, Gooniyandi, Arabana-Wangkangurru, Yagara and Yugambeh languages

ABORIGINAL TRADITIONAL PLACE NAMES
Awabakal Aboriginal Words of the Lake Macquarie area.

NAMES OF AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL TRIBES
An extensive list with alternative names and component tribes

ABORIGINAL STREET & PLACE NAMES
Some really great names here, with their meanings.

MORE ABORIGINAL STREET NAMES
I really enjoy this selection!

SYDNEY HARBOUR ABORIGINAL PLACE NAMES
Complete with all their meanings. Wonderful!

ABORIGINAL BIRD AND PLACE NAMES
In Australia there were many tribal languages and dialects, so that words differed from tribe to tribe 

The rest of the world

NAMES OF NEW ZEALAND TOWNS
Alphabetical list of town names in NZ

EARLY MAORI PLACE NAMES
With location & English meaning

MAORI PLACE NAMES
Some great Kennel Prefix names here

NAMES OF CITIES IN FIJI
A list of cities in Fiji

NAMES OF ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN
The Pacific Ocean has an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 islands. No one knows the exact number. These islands are also sometimes collectively called Oceania, and are traditionally grouped into three: (1) Melanesia, (2) Micronesia, and (3) Polynesia. 

HAWAIIAN PLACE NAMES
Most streets buildings, parks, and other places around Hawaii has been named in honor of people who used to live in the area or had an effect on Hawaii. Others bear Hawaiian names symbolic for their namesake.

PHOENICIAN CANAANITE NAMES OF TOWNS AND CITIES
Unusual names that could be used as a Kennel name

ROMAN PLACE NAMES
Includes the Modern Day Name and Country

ROMAN PLACE NAMES
Provincial place names in the Roman Empire

NAMES OF THE KINGDOMS OF GREEK MYTH
With descriptions of the Basileis, or Kingdoms of Myth

NAMES OF PLACES IN GREECE
An alphabetical list of places in Greece

LATIN NAMES OF EUROPEAN CITIES
List of Cities stating the Latin and equivalent English name

LATIN NAMES OF ISLANDS
With English name also

LATIN NAMES OF CITIES
Large list from Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia

LIST OF CITY NICKNAMES
A long list of clever names!

FUNNY TOWN NAMES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
No kidding. Real town names from around the globe

NIGHTCLUB NAMES
Dance the night away, and try not to knock yourself out

PLANETARY NOMENCLATURE
Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature contains detailed information about all names of topographic and albedo features on planets and satellites

NORTH EAST ENGLAND PLACE NAMES
A wonderful list of strong names with meanings

EUROPEAN CITIES WITH ALTERNATIVE NAMES
This list attempts to give all known alternative names for all major European cities

PLACE NAMES
An interesting collection here!

PLACE NAMES
Names of over 70,000 countries, states, counties, departments, provinces, cities, towns, villages, hamlets, rivers, seas and other places of the world.

HISTORICAL COUNTRY NAMES
A handy list of "formerly used country names," paired with the current names

PLACE NAMES OF ITALY IN 1554
Place names transcribed from a 16th century map.

LIST OF EUROPEAN CITIES WITH ALTERNATE NAMES
All known alternative names for all major European cities. It also includes some smaller towns that are important because of their location or history

SIBERIAN CITY NAMES
Many names to use here for your Husky

NAMES OF CZECH TOWNS AND CITIES
Large list of interesting names

NAMES OF CITIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
A list of cities in the Czech Republic

CZECH-GERMAN VILLAGE NAMES
German-Czech alphabetical list of strong village names

GERMAN-SLOVAK PLACE NAMES
Huge alphabetical list of names!

NAMES AND PLACES OF THE AMAZONS
Alphabetical list of names of persons and places of the Amazon

NAMES OF CITIES IN BRAZIL
This site is HUGE! There are literally hundreds of wonderful names!

NAMES OF CITIES IN BRAZIL
A list of cities in Brazil, includes state capitals

NAMES OF CITIES IN PERU
A list of names of the major cities in Peru

NAHUATL PLACE NAMES
A list of some of the places in North Central Mexico

PLACE NAMES OF MEXICO
Some super names here for the little people!

NAMES OF CITIES IN MEXICO
A list of cities in Mexico

NAMES OF CITIES IN SPAIN
A list of cities in Spain

NAMES OF CITIES IN GUATEMALA
A list of modern cities and important towns in Guatemala

NAMES OF CITIES IN CUBA
List of the names of the cities

SPANISH PLACE NAMES IN THE USA
Terrific names here!

NAMES OF TOWNS IN FRANCE
A list of towns or cities in France

PROVENCAL NAMES
Names used in Province in southeast France.

PLACE NAMES IN GERMAN & FRENCH
Extensive list.

FANTASY PLACE NAMES
Names of fictional forests, mountains, rivers etc. Excellent!

NAMES OF FICTIONAL LOCATIONS
This list is of fictional cities: villages, towns, cities and more that do not exist in the world we know

LIST OF FINAL FANTASY LOCATIONS
A list of fictional locations in the video game series. Some of these names would make excellent prefixes.

LOCATIVE BYNAMES IN MEDIEVAL RUSSIA
Bynames based upon the names of towns, villages, monasteries, castles, and other such proper nouns, and also bynames which are constructed from the names of generic locations

LIST OF FLEMISH MUNICIPALITIES
Long list of names including the district & province

FRISIAN PLACE NAMES
Extensive list of place names of the Friesland province of the Netherlands

LIST OF CITIES IN CROATIA
There are a total of 122 officially registered cities in Croatia today

NAMES OF CITIES IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
A list of cities & towns

COUNTRY NAMES IN TURKISH
Australia becomes Avustralya etc, with pronunciations

NAMES OF CITIES IN KAZAKHSTAN
A list of cities in Kazakhstan

KAZAKHSTAN PLACE NAMES
List of place names in Russian & Kazakh

PLACE NAMES IN ESTONIA
List of names of populated places in Estonia

NAMES OF CITIES IN GEORGIA
A list of cities in the country of Georgia

GEORGIAN PLACE NAMES
Large alphabetical list of place names (PDF)

NAMES OF CITIES IN BANGLADESH
List of names of important cities of Bangladesh

NAMES OF CITIES IN AFGHANISTAN
List of names of politically, geographically or economically important cities of Afghanistan

NAMES OF CITIES IN IRAN
List of names of important cities of Iran

NAMES OF CITIES IN IRAQ
List of names of modern cities and important towns of Iraq

NAMES OF CITIES IN SAUDI ARABIA
List of the major cities in Saudi Arabia

NAMES OF CITIES IN PAKISTAN
List of names of major cities of Pakistan

NAMES OF CITIES IN ISRAEL
List of names of cities of Israel

NAMES OF COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
A list of all countries and areas in the world in alphabetical order, with the official names and alternative names, in English, French and Spanish as well as local names of the countries.

NAMES OF MOUNTAIN RANGES
A huge list, organized alphabetically by continent

NAMES OF LAKES
A list of lakes, ordered by continent

NAMES OF RIVERS
A huge list, from the world's longest rivers to well-known rivers

LATIN NAMES OF ISLANDS
Wonderful list of names in Latin & English.

LATIN NAMES OF CITIES
This list includes Azerbaijan, Kurdistan southeast of Arbil, Abkhazia, Chechnya, Tatarstan, Dagestan, Malta and Pantelleria, and the whole of Kazakhstan, and Russia east of the Ural mountains.

LATIN NAMES OF MOUNTAINS
A list of mountains that are found in the Latin language

LATIN NAMES OF EUROPEAN RIVERS
A list of rivers stating the Latin and equivalent English name.

LATIN PLACE NAMES
Database compiled from the imprint information in cataloguing records of several Anglo-American research libraries.

GEO NAMES
The countries of the world in their local languages and scripts, with official names, capitals, flags, administrative divisions and translations of the country and capital names into many different languages

PLACE NAMES IN THE AMERICAS
Be patriotic and name your kennel after a town in your home state!

HISTORICAL COUNTRY NAMES
List of formerly used country names and name changes of countries, dependencies, geographical and other regions of particular geopolitical interest. 

PANAMA & CANAL ZONE PLACE NAMES
Long list of super Geographical names most frequently heard in the Canal zone and Panama, together with their application, and also etymology, where known

HOUSE NAMES
Our on-line pages of names for your house!

STREET NAME GENERATOR
Want to invent a pastoral name for a street? 

AMERICAN INDIAN PLACE NAMES 
In Rhode Island, past and present 

BASQUE PLACES
Includes Names of Cities and a lovely photo gallery

THE MEANING OF ICELANDIC PLACE-NAMES
Most Icelandic place-names, both of towns, villages, and natural features in the landscape, mean something.

MYTHICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES
Large list of mythic names

NAMES OF PLACES IN FINLAND
A list of places, rivers & lakes

FINNISH FARM NAMES
Names & Surnames derived from first names

NAMES OF CITIES IN ICELAND
List of some significant towns in Iceland

NATIVE PLACE NAMES OF GREENLAND
In Kalaallisut-Danish languages

GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES OF PLACES IN THE ARTIC
Some good ideas for registered names

ESKIMO GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES
List of Greenlandic (Eastern Inuit) Place Names

PLACE NAMES IN ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGES
Placenames from from Alaska: Aleut, Inupiaq, Asiatic (Siberian) Eskimo and Yup'ik

NAMES OF CITIES IN ALASKA
List of names of important cities of Alaska

NAMES OF COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
There are so many you wouldn't have ever heard of!

NAMES OF CITY LISTINGS BY COUNTRY
This makes it easy! Soooooo many names!

FLORIDA KEY NAMES
Annotated list of place names for islands and keys in Florida

WORLDWIDE LIST OF CITY NAMES
Some excellent names to call your pet!

PLACE NAMES
A list of place names that may make suitable person names as well

GALLIPOLI PLACE NAMES
List of Place names in 1915

LONDON PLACE NAMES
Listing the major places in London. Excellent ideas for a kennel prefix!

NORTH EAST ENGLAND PLACE NAMES
A wonderful list of strong names with meanings

ENGLISH COUNTY NAMES
Traditional and modern English county names

ENGLISH PLACE NAMES
English place names quite often have very varied origins. The Romans, Danes, Anglo-Saxons, Norse, Normans and the Celts have all named places in England.

ENGLISH BOROUGH NAMES
A list of 613 English places that existed before 1650. These are modern spellings; the article suggests sources that may give medieval spellings.

NAMES OF ENGLISH COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES
Formerly known as the British Commonwealth, this is a voluntary association, without any charter or constitution, of states and countries that were once part of the British Empire. 

ENGLISH PLACE NAMES USED AS FIRST NAMES
Black Americans are particularly likely to adapt an interesting or pleasant sounding placename, but as far back as Victorian times placenames were used to commemorate important events such as battles (eg Alma) which happened there. Biblical placenames are also used.

LIST OF ANGLO-SAXON PLACE NAMES
A table of locations with British place names, their origins and their meanings.

CORNISH PLACE NAMES
Alphabetical, in English & Cornish & meanings

SCOTTISH PLACE NAMES
Do you know your Bealach from your Buidhe? Does trying to pronounce Braigh Coire Chruinn-Bhaigain twist your tongue? Fear not, you're not the only one!

WELSH PLACE NAMES
Llanfairpwllgwyngychgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch says it all.

NAMES OF TOWNS IN WALES
Long list of all the town names

PLACE NAMES IN ARGYLL
Some of the better-known places in the area along with their meanings

YORKSHIRE DALES PLACE NAMES
Click on a letter to see an extensive list with meanings and origins of place-names in the Yorkshire Dales.

MEANINGS OF IRISH PLACE NAMES
Many of the place names in Ireland are anglicised versions of the way the original Irish (Gaelic) name was spoken.

NAMES OF TOWNS OF THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Enormous alphabetical list of exciting names

IRISH PLACE AND PERSONAL NAMES
Index and Pronunciation of Place and Personal Names

HUNGARIAN-SLOVAK PLACE NAMES
Huge alphabetical list of names!

TRANSYLVANIAN HUNGARIAN PLACE-NAMES
Place-names and their Rumanian Replacements

ALBANIAN PLACE NAMES
Just a few - of the many identically named towns, cities and villages in Albania and the Caucasus

PLACE NAMES IN NIGERIA
Alphabetical order the states, and some of their towns and cities.

NAMES OF CITIES IN KENYA
A list of cities in Kenya

NAMES OF CITIES IN ZIMBABWE
A list of cities in Zimbabwe

PLACE NAMES IN ZIMBABWE
Following independence in 1980, Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) began renaming cities, towns and streets

HISTORICAL AFRICAN PLACE NAMES
A list of historical African place names

NAMES OF CITIES IN RWANDA
A list of cities in Rwanda

NAMES OF CITIES IN SWAZILAND
A list of cities in Swaziland

NAMES OF CITIES IN TANZANIA
A list of cities in Tanzania

NAMES OF CITIES IN GHANA
A list of cities in Ghana

NAMES OF CITIES IN ALGERIA
A list of modern cities in Algeria

NAMES OF CITIES IN SOMALIA
A list of cities in Somalia

NAMES OF CITIES IN BOTSWANA
A list of modern cities in Botswana

NAMES OF CITIES IN SIERRA LEONE
A list of cities in Sierra Leone

NAMES OF CITIES IN MOROCCO
A list of cities in Morocco. Includes cities in Western Sahara

NAMES OF CITIES IN BENIN
A list of cities in Benin

NAMES OF CITIES IN THE CONGO
A list of modern cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

NAMES OF CITIES IN LIBYA
A list of cities in Libya

NAMES OF CITIES IN EGYPT
A list of cities in Egypt

NAMES OF CITIES IN GUINEA-BISSAU
A list of cities in Guinea-Bissau

NAMES OF CITIES IN MALAWI
A list of cities in Malawi

CREE PLACE NAMES 
Place names and their meanings in the Cree Indian language

INDIAN NAMES OF PLACES
Wow! Some super names here, with meanings

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS INDIAN NAMES OF PLACES
A good list of unusual names with full descriptions

HISTORICAL PLACE NAMES
Place names in Abenaki

INNU PLACE NAMES
Good list of place names with their English translation

NEW MEXICO PUEBLOS PLACE NAMES
Interesting list of place names in several native languages

HINDU NATURE NAMES 
Given names taken from Places, Animals, Birds, Plants, The Calendar

JAPANESE PLACE NAMES
Extensive list, with meanings

NAMES OF PROVINCES OF THAILAND
Thailand is divided into 76 provinces, which are grouped into 5 groups of provinces. The name of a province is derived from its capital city

TIBETAN PLACE NAMES
Original ideas for Kennel Prefixes

NAMES OF TIBETAN PREFECTURES AND COUNTIES
The names of all counties in the People’s Republic of China that are in Tibetan autonomous areas or, in eastern Qinghai, areas which have a significant Tibetan population.

NAMES OF CITIES IN TURKMENISTAN
List of the major cities in Turkmenistan

NAMES OF CITIES IN SOUTH KOREA
A list of towns or cities in South Korea 

NAMES OF CITIES IN NORTH KOREA
A list of towns or cities in North Korea

NAMES OF CITIES IN LAOS
A list of towns or cities in Laos

NAMES OF CITIES IN MALAYSIA
A list of cities and state capitals in Malaysia

NAMES OF CITIES IN NEPAL
A list of cities in Nepal

NAMES OF CITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES
A list of cities in the Philippines

LIST OF INTERESTING OR UNUSUAL PLACE NAMES
List of international geographical names which are either interesting or unusual, provided chiefly for its entertainment value

ABORIGINAL PLACE NAMES OF CANADA
The name of Canada itself, and the names of some provinces and territories, come from place names in Aboriginal languages.

NAMES OF CITIES IN PORTUGAL 
A cidade is a city in Portugal. There are 134 names listed here

NAMES OF TOWNS IN PORTUGAL
Long list of all the town names

NAMES OF CITIES IN JAPAN
Most large cities in Japan, excepting Tokyo are cities designated by government ordinance. Great choice for names!

NAMES OF CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES
List of cities in the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa 

GLOSSARY OF INDIAN WORDS
Northwest Florida place names of Indian origin. English Phonetic, Language and Translation

NAMES OF NEW YORK
The stories behind the names of New York's towns, roads, landmarks and more. 

NAMES OF DESERTS
A listing of deserts of the world

RESTAURANT NAMES
Long list with some great names!

GALLIPOLI PLACE NAMES
Long list of places and locations in Gallipoli

 

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