Earth, otherwise known as the world, is the third planet from the Sun and the only
object in the .... More recently, the name is sometimes simply given as Earth, by
analogy with the names of the oth...
Sep 6, 2010 ... The modern English word and name for our planet 'Earth', is said to go ... All of
the other planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and ...
All of the planets, except for Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and
godesses. The name Earth is an English/German name which simply means ...
Nov 14, 2012 ... One interesting fact about its name: Earth is the only planet that wasn't named
after a Greek or Roman god or goddess. For example, Saturn ...
It seems the name is about 1,000 years old. The modern English word and name
for our planet .... who is also considered a personification of Earth). I think Earth is
simply named after soil, with earth (non-capitalised) being another name for it.
Aug 11, 2015 ... In nearly every language, Earth is a variation of that word. “Terra” in Portuguese, “
Dünya” in Turkish, “Aarde” in Dutch, “Tierra” in Spanish.
Jun 27, 2015 ... Terra is a French and Latin word, and so isn't part of the 'Earth' etymology. I'm not
... So, as with the names of the other planets that have been known throughout
human history ... Why was the Platonic year named after Plato?
Dec 24, 2015 ... Earth is the only planet not named after a Roman god or goddess, but it is
associated with the goddess Terra Mater (Gaea to the Greeks).
Nov 10, 2015 ... Every other planet in the solar system is named after a Greek or ... It's impossible
to know who originally came up with the name Earth (and ...
Aug 28, 2015 ... Mercury, which makes a complete trip around the Sun in just 88 Earth days, is
named after the fast-moving messenger of the gods. Saturn, the ...