Etymology of chemical elements

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Can you name the chemical elements given the origins of their names?

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Origin of nameElementFurther etymology
Latin for 'red'
Greek for 'unstable'
Old Norse: Norse god of thunder
German for 'demon'
Latin for 'flow'
Greek for 'idle, inactive'
Latin name for Poland
Greek for 'new'
Swedish for 'heavy stone'
Greek for 'to lurk, escape notice'
Greek for 'foreign, strange'
Greek words for 'sharp, acid' and 'producing'
Greek words for 'water' and 'producing'
Greek for 'heavy'
Latin for 'charcoal, coal'
Origin of nameElementFurther etymology
Greek for 'stink, stench'
Greek for 'colour'
Latin for 'limestone'
Old Norse name for the goddess Freyja
German: mythological goblin of the mines
Spanish for 'silver'
Latin: seventh planet from the Sun
Latin for 'rainbow'
Greek for 'violet'
Greek for 'light green'
Latin for 'cock'
Greek for 'sun'
Latin name for Copenhagen
Greek for 'hidden, secret'
Greek for 'light-bringer'

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