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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_country-name_etymologies

This list covers English language country names with their etymologies. Some of these include .... One folk etymology holds that it derives from the Biblical Endor, a name bestowed by Louis le Debonnaire after defeating the Moors in the "wild ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_state_name_etymologies_of_the_United_States

The fifty U.S. states have taken their names from a wide variety of languages. The names of 24 ..... from the town of Washington in historic County Durham. The etymology of the town's name is disputed, but agreed to be ultimately Old English .

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etymology

Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning .... Examples include buckaroo, alligator, rodeo, savvy, and states' names such as Colorado and Florida. Albino, palaver, lingo, verandah, and coconut ...

www.behindthename.com/glossary/view/etymology

Combining these two parts gives us "the study of the true sense of words", which can be said to be the 'meaning' of the word etymology. The etymology of names ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name

Etymology[edit]. The word "name" comes from Old English nama; cognate with Old High German (OHG) namo, Sanskrit नामन् ...

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About Names & Etymology. Names. Everyone has one, most people have a vague idea what their own means, but few give them much more thought. The study ...

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Find the meaning, history and popularity of given names from around the world. Get ideas for baby ... Behind the Name. the etymology and history of first names ...

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Search through thousands of Etymology Directory - Meaning of Names is the place to come for the best resources for Etymology Directory.

www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=name

Look up name at Dictionary.com: Old English nama, noma "name, reputation," from Proto-Germanic *namon (source also of Old Saxon namo, Old Frisian nama,  ...