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

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