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DODGE  added 4/24/2018, 1:31:42 PM by Marusero
The surname Dodge is (mainly) found in northern England.

Marusero  4/24/2018
CHANDLER  added 4/23/2018, 5:01:03 PM by Anonymous User
A main character named Heather from Heathers 1988 and heathers the musical have this surname.
― Anonymous User  4/23/2018
DRUMMOND  added 4/19/2018, 10:04:23 PM by Anonymous User
Drummond’s rule
― Anonymous User  4/19/2018
CHONG  added 4/19/2018, 4:17:57 PM by XYKLONE
Guys, don't dislike the above comment that I made, I'm Asian.
XYKLONE  4/19/2018
GOOD  added 4/17/2018, 12:21:15 PM by Marusero
The surname Good is a nickname derived from the Middle English word gode, which means "good" (from Old English gōd).

Marusero  4/17/2018
GOOD  added 4/17/2018, 12:20:06 PM by Marusero
The surname Good is a nickname derived from the Middle English word gode, which means "good" (from Old English gōd).

Marusero  4/17/2018
FREEMAN  added 4/13/2018, 11:42:32 PM by n0uveaun0va
Refers to those recently freed from slavery after the Civil War, now being freed men.
n0uveaun0va  4/13/2018
O'BRIEN  added 4/13/2018, 11:01:18 AM by Anonymous User
My last name is brozzo but my mom's maiden name is O'brien
― Anonymous User  4/13/2018
MERCHANT  added 4/11/2018, 8:16:28 AM by highexpectasians
This is also used in India by Parsee Zoroastrians, who were forced to adopt a surname during the British rule of India (most simply adopted English words for their respective occupations).
highexpectasians  4/11/2018
BARTON  added 4/10/2018, 11:15:23 PM by Anonymous User
Joey Barton, English footballer (1982-)
― Anonymous User  4/10/2018
DOCTOR  added 4/10/2018, 9:57:22 PM by highexpectasians
This is also used by Parsi Zoroastrians in India, who were forced to adopt English occupational terms as surnames during the British rule of India.
highexpectasians  4/10/2018
KHOROUSHI  added 4/10/2018, 4:36:36 PM by highexpectasians
This surname seems to be very rare, but, nevertheless, it's written as "کوروشی" in Persian. [noted -ed]
highexpectasians  4/10/2018
FORST  added 3/28/2018, 6:50:07 AM by Anonymous User
When Forst families came to England, and America, most of them changed their name from "Forst" to "Frost".
― Anonymous User  3/28/2018
FUKUI  added 3/27/2018, 10:19:36 AM by Marusero
In terms of meaning, Fukui is derived from 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Marusero  3/27/2018
PEMBERTON  added 3/24/2018, 11:48:20 PM by Anonymous User
Steve Pemberton, English comedian (1967-)
― Anonymous User  3/24/2018
LANG  added 3/23/2018, 3:48:03 PM by Anonymous User
A surname well represented in Lanarkshire.
― Anonymous User  3/23/2018
BALOGH  added 3/23/2018, 2:20:50 PM by Historically
Famous bearer is Paul from the kindred Balog.
Historically  3/23/2018
HAYNES  added 3/23/2018, 12:33:56 AM by Anonymous User
Arthur Haynes, English comedian (1916-1966).
― Anonymous User  3/23/2018
HAYNES  added 3/23/2018, 12:18:45 AM by Anonymous User
The surname Haynes, translated from the Welsh personal name, 'Einwis', meaning a wretched person.
― Anonymous User  3/23/2018
NGUYEN  added 3/21/2018, 2:26:19 PM by Anonymous User
I've heard this pronounced multiple ways by people with the surname: wen, noo-win, nwen, and gwen. Maybe it's regional?
― Anonymous User  3/21/2018
GEISSLER  added 3/19/2018, 2:06:40 PM by Anonymous User
Also a Jewish last name.
― Anonymous User  3/19/2018
THOMAS  added 3/17/2018, 9:37:35 AM by highexpectasians
It's also used by Indian Christians, mostly by Saint Thomas or Syriac Christians in the state of Kerala in the south (written as "തോമസ്" in Malayalam). This is perhaps due to Saint Thomas the Apostle, who is believed to have spread Christianity to India.
highexpectasians  3/17/2018
BRIGHAM  added 3/11/2018, 4:29:18 PM by El101
Brigham Young was a prophet in the Mormon church and the college Brigham Young University is named after him.
El101  3/11/2018
ITO  added 3/11/2018, 8:06:00 AM by Otum Doge
A famous bearer of this name in pop culture is Junji Ito, author of the horror manga Dissolving Classroom.
Otum Doge  3/11/2018
HUANG  added 3/10/2018, 8:12:42 AM by Jay Reagan
A famous bearer is Huang Zitao, Chinese singer, rapper and artist.
Jay Reagan  3/10/2018
CHONG  added 3/5/2018, 3:33:44 PM by XYKLONE
“Ching Chong” is a term used to mock the Asian language or people of Asian ancestry.
XYKLONE  3/5/2018
ZHANG  added 3/5/2018, 3:30:55 PM by XYKLONE
Zhang could also be the surname 章, which means “stamp”. It is a lesser common surname in China that shared the same pronunciation with 张.
XYKLONE  3/5/2018
ZHANG  added 3/5/2018, 3:27:48 PM by XYKLONE
Yingying Zhang (章莹颖) is a visiting scholar in the United States from China, who has not been seen since she got into a car at a bus stop on the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign campus on June 9, 2017. The FBI arrested and charged Brendt Allen Christensen, a Champaign resident and former physics graduate student at the university for kidnapping her.
XYKLONE  3/5/2018
KINGSTON  added 3/4/2018, 4:11:08 PM by Lady_Skywalker
Kisean Anderson, known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer whose first album, Sean Kingston, was released in 2007.
Lady_Skywalker  3/4/2018
FORESTER  added 3/3/2018, 9:04:20 PM by Nifty_Name_Nerd
Under the spelling variant Forrester was the title character's name in the Sean Connery film "Finding Forrester."
Nifty_Name_Nerd  3/3/2018
PETRI  added 3/1/2018, 10:53:25 AM by Anonymous User
German Origin: latinized patronymic from Peter.
― Anonymous User  3/1/2018
FAVREAU  added 2/28/2018, 6:51:40 PM by Lady_Skywalker
Jonathan "Jon" Kolia Favreau (born October 19, 1966) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Lady_Skywalker  2/28/2018
AQUILA  added 2/27/2018, 6:36:18 PM by Marusero
The surname Aquila literally means "eagle" in Italian, and it denotes a lordly or a sharp-eyed man.
Marusero  2/27/2018
DODGE  added 2/27/2018, 3:45:14 PM by Marusero
A notable bearer of this surname is American voice actor Lucien Dodge. Some of his roles include the title character in the video game 'Dust: An Elysian Tail', Waver Velvet in 'Fate/Zero', and Blue in 'Pokémon Origins'.

Marusero  2/27/2018
PRICE  added 2/24/2018, 6:03:41 PM by Anonymous User
Chloe Price from Life is Strange.
― Anonymous User  2/24/2018
KHACHATURIAN  added 2/24/2018, 11:07:26 AM by highexpectasians
This is actually the expatriate form of the surname Khachaturyan or Khachatryan, mainly used by Armenians living outside of Armenia. The aforementioned forms are much more common and used in Armenia. [noted -ed]
highexpectasians  2/24/2018
DAVISON  added 2/23/2018, 12:58:16 PM by Lady_Skywalker
Peter Davison (born Peter Malcolm Gordon Moffett; 13 April 1951) is an English actor with many credits in television dramas and sitcoms.
Lady_Skywalker  2/23/2018
MERCER  added 2/23/2018, 11:57:42 AM by Lady_Skywalker
Ian Mercer is an antagonist in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.
Lady_Skywalker  2/23/2018
WELCH  added 2/23/2018, 11:31:05 AM by Lady_Skywalker
Raquel Welch (born Jo Raquel Tejada; September 5, 1940) is an American actress and singer.
Lady_Skywalker  2/23/2018
SAVAGE  added 2/23/2018, 8:40:19 AM by Lady_Skywalker
Adam Whitney Savage is an American industrial designer and special effects designer/fabricator, actor, educator, and television personality, known as the former co-host of the Discovery Channel television series MythBusters and Unchained Reaction.
Lady_Skywalker  2/23/2018
CHASE  added 2/21/2018, 6:21:55 PM by Marusero
In addition to being a metonymic occupational name for a huntsman, the surname Chase could also be a nickname for an exceptionally skilled huntsman, and it is derived from Middle English Chase meaning "hunt" (Old French chasse, from chasser meaning "to hunt", Latin captere).
Marusero  2/21/2018
SHELTON  added 2/21/2018, 12:22:46 PM by Anonymous User
The infamous Shelton Gang actually consisted of three brothers (the head of the Shelton Gang) who's last name was actually Shelton. They were bootleggers that made/stole the alcohol that they sold.
― Anonymous User  2/21/2018
HOLT  added 2/20/2018, 2:40:46 PM by Anonymous User
Claire Holt, Australian actress.
― Anonymous User  2/20/2018
DEVLIN  added 2/19/2018, 6:29:21 PM by coreyjboren
Janet Devlin, Irish singer-songwriter and competitor on the X Factor in 2011.
coreyjboren  2/19/2018
ROY (1)  added 2/19/2018, 4:45:52 PM by highexpectasians
This is also an Indian surname derived from the Sanskrit title राज (rāja) meaning "king". More specifically, this form is widely found in northeastern India among Bengalis, Marathis, and Assamese. And It's also transcribed a multitude of ways and is sometimes spelled as Raj, Rai, Roy, Ray, Raja, etc.
highexpectasians  2/19/2018
SHARP  added 2/18/2018, 6:45:02 AM by Marusero
The surname Sharp is derived from Middle English scharp meaning "keen, active, quick".
Marusero  2/18/2018
FREEMAN  added 2/17/2018, 5:56:55 AM by Marusero
The surname Freeman is a variant of the surname Free.
Marusero  2/17/2018
SAN NICOLAS  added 2/17/2018, 5:51:18 AM by Marusero
This surname is spelled "San Nicolás". [noted -ed]
Marusero  2/17/2018
NICOSIA  added 2/15/2018, 12:39:07 PM by Caprice
Nicosia is in Cyprus, not in Sicily. [there is a Nicosia, Sicily as well -ed]
Caprice  2/15/2018
NAKAMURA  added 2/12/2018, 1:21:40 PM by Official Name Critic
Shinsuke Nakamura is a Japanese Professional Wrestler currently signed to the WWE.
Official Name Critic  2/12/2018