This is the list of etymologies for all chemical element names. Contents. [hide]. 1
Table; 2 .... Cadmium is named after Cadmus (in Greek: Κάδμος Kadmos), a
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 ...
This is an intriguing question, and I hadn't the foggiest. (So I went digging.) This is
an amazing .... 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.
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). In mythology, she
Nov 10, 2015 ... ... the Earth Get Its Name? Every other planet in the solar system is named after a
Greek or Roman god or goddess, and Earth is, well, Earth.
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 ...
Nov 22, 2015 ... However, our own planet isn't named after a Roman or a Greek deity. Actually,
we don't know who named our planet “Earth”, how, why and ...
Earth is the only planet in our solar system not to be named after a Greek or
Roman deity. Originally, humans had no idea that they lived on a planet that was
The other planets are named after Greek and Roman gods, so why isn't the Earth
named that way also? Over the Thanksgiving weekend I ...