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SOKOLOFF  added 6/26/2017, 4:01:01 AM by Nerine
But this surname is very-not Polish, it's much more Russian.
-- Nerine  6/26/2017
 
MISHRA  added 6/24/2017, 11:44:27 AM by highexpectasians
Also used in Odisha; written as "ମିଶ୍ର" in Odia.

http://forebears.io/surnames/mishra
https://or.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/ନରସିଂହ_ମିଶ୍ର (in Odia)
-- highexpectasians  6/24/2017
 
ABDULLAH  added 6/20/2017, 7:41:46 PM by legendarynarwhal
Alison Abdullah (Amanda Stephen) is a major character in Orange is the New Black.
-- legendarynarwhal  6/20/2017
 
EVANS  added 6/18/2017, 3:44:14 AM by Silverstarswept
Mitchell 'Mitch' Evans is a racing driver from New Zealand, who competed in the GP2 Series for several years, before moving to Formula E for the 2016/2017 season, driving for Jaguar.
-- Silverstarswept  6/18/2017
 
LECLERC  added 6/17/2017, 2:51:14 PM by Silverstarswept
Charles Leclerc is a Monégasque racing driver, who was GP3 Champion 2016, and as of June 2017 is leading the Formula 2 championship, driving for Prema Racing.
-- Silverstarswept  6/17/2017
 
DESJARDINS  added 6/16/2017, 3:43:06 PM by highexpectasians
Also used in Canada.

http://forebears.io/surnames/desjardins
-- highexpectasians  6/16/2017
 
LYON (2)  added 6/6/2017, 11:11:29 PM by Crimson Firelily
A famous bearer of this surname is Australian actor, David Lyons who played Sebastian Monroe in the television series, Revolution. He spells his last name with an s at the end.
-- Crimson Firelily  6/6/2017
 
PASTERNAK  added 6/6/2017, 4:53:36 PM by AllyoftheValley
Пастернак in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
PAJARI  added 6/6/2017, 4:44:01 PM by AllyoftheValley
Паяри in Russian cyrillic script (pronounced pa-yar-ee)

The Finnish would also be pronounced this way, as the "j" would be pronounced like a "y".
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
ORLOV  added 6/6/2017, 4:39:41 PM by AllyoftheValley
Орлов in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
MATVEEV  added 6/6/2017, 4:38:22 PM by AllyoftheValley
Матвеев in Russian cyrillic. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
LAGOUNOV  added 6/6/2017, 4:36:20 PM by AllyoftheValley
Лагоунов in Russian cyrillic script.
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
POPOV  added 6/6/2017, 4:27:54 PM by AllyoftheValley
Попов in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
UTKIN  added 6/6/2017, 4:26:35 PM by AllyoftheValley
Уткин in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
VASILYEV  added 6/6/2017, 4:24:54 PM by AllyoftheValley
Васильев in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
VOLKOV  added 6/6/2017, 4:22:49 PM by AllyoftheValley
Волков in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
FYODOROV  added 6/6/2017, 4:21:26 PM by AllyoftheValley
Фёдоров in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
KRUPIN  added 6/6/2017, 4:19:00 PM by AllyoftheValley
Крупин in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
KUZNETSOV  added 6/6/2017, 4:16:35 PM by AllyoftheValley
Кузнецов in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
KONSTANTINOV  added 6/6/2017, 4:13:58 PM by AllyoftheValley
Константинов in Russian cyrillic script. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
KOZLOV  added 6/6/2017, 4:11:32 PM by AllyoftheValley
Козлов in Russian cyrillic scrpit. [noted -ed]
-- AllyoftheValley  6/6/2017
 
KARIMI  added 6/6/2017, 10:04:04 AM by highexpectasians
Also used in Iran (written as "کریمی" in Persian and "كريمي" in Arabic). [noted -ed]
-- highexpectasians  6/6/2017
 
RUŽIČKA  added 5/30/2017, 4:57:41 PM by highexpectasians
It's actually spelled as "Růžička" in Czech. [noted -ed]
-- highexpectasians  5/30/2017
 
BURNS (1)  added 5/29/2017, 6:38:30 PM by RyanJShackle
Steve Burns, American actor most notable for playing Steve on Blue's Clues.
-- RyanJShackle  5/29/2017
 
JACKSON  added 5/29/2017, 12:09:02 PM by RyanJShackle
Joe Jackson, English singer-songwriter best known for his 1978 single "Is She Really Going Out with Him?"
-- RyanJShackle  5/29/2017
 
JOHNS  added 5/29/2017, 11:59:08 AM by RyanJShackle
Sammy Johns, American singer-songwriter famous for his 1973 song "Chevy Van."
-- RyanJShackle  5/29/2017
 
SULTANA  added 5/28/2017, 11:43:32 PM by highexpectasians
Actually, it's used more in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan than it is in Italy.

Source: http://forebears.io/surnames/Sultana [noted -ed]
-- highexpectasians  5/28/2017
 
SULLIVAN  added 5/27/2017, 6:45:24 AM by Sunshine-2042
Charlotte Sullivan, Canadian actress known for "Rookie Blue".
-- Sunshine-2042  5/27/2017
 
BARROS  added 5/23/2017, 6:25:07 PM by LeeVallitto
The name 'Barros' is actually a variant of the Basque surname 'Haro' the original branch of the former.
-- LeeVallitto  5/23/2017
 
SOUZA  added 5/23/2017, 6:22:10 PM by LeeVallitto
The name 'Souza' comes from an early Portuguese variation of the Latin word 'Saxa' meaning 'pebbles'.
-- LeeVallitto  5/23/2017
 
MORIARTY  added 5/18/2017, 6:07:40 PM by ThatOneAuthorGirl
In Latin, this name can be translated to "dying art" or "to die was an art".
-- ThatOneAuthorGirl  5/18/2017
 
HUSSAIN  added 5/10/2017, 5:52:06 PM by highexpectasians
Written as "حسين" in Arabic, also used in Pakistan ("حسین" in Urdu), India (by Indian Muslims; written as "हुसैन" in Hindi), and Bangladesh (by Bengali Muslims; written as "হুসেন" in Bengali).

http://forebears.io/surnames/Hussain [noted -ed]
-- highexpectasians  5/10/2017
 
KHACHATURIAN  added 5/4/2017, 7:45:05 AM by highexpectasians
Written as "Խաչատուրյան" in Armenian.
-- highexpectasians  5/4/2017
 
NASH  added 5/2/2017, 2:54:07 PM by RyanJShackle
Graham Nash, an English singer-songwriter best known for his work with The Hollies and Crosby, Stills, and Nash.
-- RyanJShackle  5/2/2017
 
D'ANTONIO  added 5/1/2017, 10:49:46 PM by Anonymous User
Another notable variation of D'Antonio is [Antuna] originating in Florence, Italy.
-- Anonymous User  5/1/2017
 
BACHMANN  added 5/1/2017, 11:23:02 AM by Anonymous User
"Bach" means "stream", not "field". [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  5/1/2017
 
HOROWITZ  added 4/27/2017, 10:52:34 AM by ThatOneAuthorGirl
Classical pianist Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989).
-- ThatOneAuthorGirl  4/27/2017
 
SANCHEZ  added 4/17/2017, 6:43:59 PM by highexpectasians
Rick Sanchez is a cynical, alcoholic, yet brilliant scientist and grandfather of Morty Smith in the American TV series 'Rick and Morty'.
-- highexpectasians  4/17/2017
 
MARSTON  added 4/16/2017, 8:08:28 AM by Anonymous User
John Marston is the protagonist of Red Dead Redemption.
-- Anonymous User  4/16/2017
 
RYAN  added 4/15/2017, 11:59:59 PM by Anonymous User
Andrew Ryan is a character in Bioshock.
-- Anonymous User  4/15/2017
 
KRAMER  added 4/12/2017, 5:10:15 AM by Anonymous User
Cosmo Kramer (Referred to as Kramer) is a main character on Seinfeld.
-- Anonymous User  4/12/2017
 
ROSTAMI  added 4/10/2017, 4:18:26 PM by highexpectasians
Written as "رستمي‎‎" in Persian. [noted -ed]
-- highexpectasians  4/10/2017
 
COHEN  added 4/7/2017, 4:49:35 AM by Anonymous User
Kohens did not decend from the Levi's. They decended from Aaron, Moses's brother.
-- Anonymous User  4/7/2017
 
DAVIES  added 4/6/2017, 11:53:22 AM by eandrew513
I saw that there was a section for Fictional Characters and I know a character that's not listed. Ashley Davies from South of Nowhere (2005-2008).
-- eandrew513  4/6/2017
 
CHAPMAN  added 4/1/2017, 4:32:23 PM by Anonymous User
Sounds like the most British surname to me.
-- Anonymous User  4/1/2017
 
SHEPARD  added 4/1/2017, 4:03:08 AM by Anonymous User
Commander Shepard from Mass Effect is a famous bearer.
-- Anonymous User  4/1/2017
 
MAEDA  added 3/31/2017, 2:46:42 PM by lilolaf
According to (http://forebears.io/surnames/Maeda) Maeda is the 32rd most common last name in Japan with 318,743 bearers.
-- lilolaf  3/31/2017
 
AVERY  added 3/22/2017, 5:40:13 PM by Anonymous User
Tex Avery, a famous cartoonist and animator in the 20th century, carried this surname.
-- Anonymous User  3/22/2017
 
LOVELL  added 3/20/2017, 5:48:52 AM by blackiesunshine
Jim Lovell is an astronaut who travelled on the Apollo 13 Mission.
-- blackiesunshine  3/20/2017
 
SANTORO  added 3/19/2017, 11:46:39 AM by Paradiso36
The French variation of the surname is Toussaint.
-- Paradiso36  3/19/2017