Where Does the Name Earth Come from?

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Earth's name is basically evolved from words used to mean dirt or land. Earth's name is probably Old English, from the Saxton ertha, and German, erda. No one is really sure where the name came from. You can find more information here: http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=451
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