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List of elements by symbol

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Symbols currently recognized by IUPAC

Sym   NameNo   Origin of Symbol
Acactinium89
Agsilver47(Latin Argentum)
Alaluminum/aluminium13
Amamericium95
Arargon18
Asarsenic33
Atastatine85
Augold79(Latin Aurum)
Bboron5
Babarium56
Beberyllium4
Bhbohrium107
Bibismuth83
Bkberkelium97
Brbromine35
Ccarbon6
Cacalcium20
Cdcadmium48
Cecerium58
Cfcalifornium98
Clchlorine17
Cmcurium96
Cocobalt27
Crchromium24
Cscaesium55
Cucopper29(Latin Cuprum)
Dbdubnium105
Dsdarmstadtium110
Dydysprosium66
Ererbium68
Eseinsteinium99
Eueuropium63
Ffluorine9
Feiron26(Latin Ferrum)
Fmfermium100
Frfrancium87
Gagallium31
Gdgadolinium64
Gegermanium32
Hhydrogen1
Hehelium2
Hfhafnium72
Hgmercury80(Latin Hydragyrum - quicksilver)
Hoholmium67
Hshassium108
Iiodine53
Inindium49
Iriridium77
Kpotassium19(German Kalium)
Krkrypton36
Lalanthanum57
Lilithium3
Lrlawrencium103
Lulutetium71
Mdmendelevium101
Mgmagnesium12
Mnmanganese25
Momolybdenum42
Mtmeitnerium109
Nnitrogen7
Nasodium11(Latin Natrium)
Nbniobium41
Ndneodymium60
Neneon10
Ninickel28
Nonobelium102
Npneptunium93
Ooxygen8
Ososmium76
Pphosphorus15
Paprotactinium91
Pblead82(Latin Plumbum)
Pdpalladium46
Pmpromethium61
Popolonium84
Prpraseodymium59
Ptplatinum78
Puplutonium94
Raradium88
Rbrubidium37
Rerhenium75
Rfrutherfordium104
Rgroentgenium111
Rhrhodium45
Rnradon86
Ruruthenium44
Ssulfur16
Sbantimony51(Latin Stibium)
Scscandium21
Seselenium34
Sgseaborgium106
Sisilicon14
Smsamarium62
Sntin50(Latin Stannum)
Srstrontium38
Tatantalum73
Tbterbium65
Tctechnetium43
Tetellurium52
Ththorium90
Tititanium22
Tlthallium81
Tmthulium69
Uuranium92
Uubununbium112
Uuhununhexium116
Uupununpentium115
Uuqununquadium114
Uutununtrium113
Vvanadium23
Wtungsten74(German Wolfram)
Xexenon54
Yyttrium39
Ybytterbium70
Znzinc30
Zrzirconium40

Proposed or Withdrawn Symbols Not In Current Use

Sym   NameNo   Source
Aargon18Current symbol is Ar.
Abalabamine85Discredited claim to discovery of astatine.
Anactinon86Name given at one time to an isotope of radon identified in the decay chain of actinium.
Aoausonium93Discredited claim to discovery of Neptunium.
Cbcolumbium41A former name of niobium.
Cpcassiopeium71Proposed name for lutetium.
Ctcenturium100Proposed name for fermium.
Dbdubnium104Proposed name for rutherfordium. The symbol and name were instead used for element 105.
Dididymium-Rare earth metal that proved to be a mixture of the elements praseodymium and neodymium.
Dpdecipium62Rare earth metal that proved to be a mixture primarily of samarium.
Ebekaboron21Name given by Mendeleev to an as of then undiscovered element. When discovered, scandium closely matched the prediction.
Elekaaluminium31Name given by Mendeleev to an as of then undiscovered element. When discovered, gallium closely matched the prediction.
Esekasilicon32Name given by Mendeleev to an as of then undiscovered element. When discovered, germanium closely matched the prediction.
Esesperium94Discredited claim to discovery of plutonium.
Fafrancium87Current symbol is Fr.
Frflorentium61Discredited claim to discovery of promethium.
Glglucinium4A former name of beryllium.
Hahahnium105Proposed name for dubnium.
Hahahnium108Proposed name for hassium.
Ilillinium61Discredited claim to discovery of promethium.
Ioionium90Name given at one time to an isotope of thorium identified in the decay chain of uranium.
Jiodine53In some languages, the name for iodine begins with J instead of I
Jojoliotium105Proposed name for dubnium.
Kukurchatovium104Proposed name for rutherfordium.
Lwlawrencium103Current symbol is Lr.
Mmuriaticum9A former name of chlorine.
Mamasurium43Disputed claim to discovery of technetium.
Mdmendelevium97Proposed name for berkelium. The symbol and name were later used for element 101.
Msmasrium-Discredited claim of discovery of a new element.
Mvmendelevium101Current symbol is Md.
Niniton86Proposed name for radium.
Nsnielsbohrium105Proposed name for dubnium.
Nsnielsbohrium107Proposed name for bohrium.
Nyneoytterbium70A former name of ytterbium.
Popotassium19Current symbol is K.
Ppphilippium-Rare earth metal that proved to be a mixture of other elements.
Rfrutherfordium106Proposed name for seaborgium. The symbol and name were instead used for element 104.
Sasamarium62Current symbol is Sm.
Sosodium11Current symbol is Na.
Tnthoron86Name given at one time to an isotope of radon identified in the decay chain of thorium.
Tntungsten74Current symbol is W.
Tuthulium69Current symbol is Tm.
Tutungsten74Current symbol is W.
Unbunnilbium102Temporary name given to nobelium until the permanent name was chosen.
Uneunnilennium109Temporary name given to meitnerium until the permanent name was chosen.
Unhunnilhexium106Temporary name given to seaborgium until the permanent name was chosen.
Unounniloctium108Temporary name given to hassium until the permanent name was chosen.
Unpunnilpentium105Temporary name given to dubnium until the permanent name was chosen.
Unqunnilquadium104Temporary name given to rutherfordium until the permanent name was chosen.
Unsunnilseptium107Temporary name given to bohrium until the permanent name was chosen.
Untunniltrium103Temporary name given to lawrencium until the permanent name was chosen.
Unuunnilunium101Temporary name given to mendelevium until the permanent name was chosen.
Uunununnilium110Temporary name given to darmstadtium until the permanent name was chosen.
Uuuunununium111Temporary name given to roentgenium until the permanent name was chosen.
Vivirginium87Discredited claim to discovery of francium.
Ytyttrium39Current symbol is Y.

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