Surnames of Length 8

This is a list of surnames in which the length is 8.
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ABADJIEVBulgarian
Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word aba "coat". It may have originally denoted the children of a tailor.
ABDULLAHArabic
Derived from the given name ABD ALLAH.
ABRAMSENNorwegian
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ABRAMSONEnglish
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ACCONCIOItalian
From the medieval Italian given names Accuntius or Acconcius, of uncertain meaning.
ACCURSIOItalian
From the given name BONACCORSO.
ACHILLESGerman
Derived from the given name ACHILLES.
ACKERMANEnglish
Means "ploughman", derived from Middle English aker "field" and man.
ADAMCZAKPolish
Derived from the given name ADAM.
ADAMCZYKPolish
Derived from the given name ADAM.
ADAMSSONSwedish
Swedish form of ADAMSON.
ADELARDIItalian
Means "son of ADELARDO".
ADENAUERGerman
Denoted a person from the town of Adenau in Germany. The name of the town is of uncertain etymology.
ADMIRAALDutch
Means "admiral" in Dutch.
ADRIAANSDutch
Means "son of ADRIAAN".
ADRICHEMDutch
From the name of an estate and castle (demolished in 1812) that was formerly in North Holland, the Netherlands. It means "Adrik's home".
AERSSENSDutch
Means "son of AREND".
AFOLAYANWestern African, Yoruba
Means "walks like a wealthy person, walks with confidence" in Yoruba.
AFRICANIItalian
Means "son of Africano", the Italian form of AFRICANUS.
AFRICANOItalian
From the given name Africano, the Italian form of AFRICANUS.
AGNUSDEIItalian
From Latin Agnus Dei meaning "lamb of God". This was a nickname for someone who was particularly religious or someone who wore this symbol.
AGOSTINIItalian
Means "son of AGOSTINO".
AGRAMUNTCatalan
Originally denoted a person from the town of Agramunt, Spain. It means "field hill" in Catalan.
AGRICOLAItalian
From Latin agricola meaning "farmer".
AHLSTRÖMSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and ström "stream".
AKKERMANDutch
Dutch form of ACKERMANN.
ALAMANNIItalian
From ALEMANNIA, the Latin name for Germany.
ALAMILLASpanish
From Spanish alamillo meaning "poplar, aspen".
ALBANESIItalian
Originally indicated a person who came from ALBANIA.
ALBERICIItalian
Means "son of ALBERICO".
ALBERINKDutch
Means "ALBERT's farm" in Dutch.
ALBINSONEnglish, Swedish
Means "son of ALBIN".
ALBRECHTGerman
From the given name ALBRECHT.
ALBRONDADutch
From the name of various streets in the Netherlands.
ALDERISIItalian
Means "son of Alderissius", a Latinized form of a Germanic name of unknown meaning.
ALEKSEEVRussian
Means "son of ALEKSEY".
ALEMAGNAItalian
From ALEMANNIA, the Latin name for Germany.
ALESHIREGerman
Anglicized form of ALSCHER.
ALFERINKDutch
Means "ALFHARD's farm" in Dutch.
AL-HASHIMArabic
From the given name HASHIM.
ALIBERTIItalian
Means "son of ALBERTO".
ALINEJADPersian
Means "descendant of ALI (1)" in Persian.
ALMSTEDTSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish alm "elm" and stad "town".
ALTAMURAItalian
From the name of the Italian city of Altamura, which means "high walls" in Italian.
ALTIMARIItalian
Derived from the given name Altimaro, an alteration of ADELMAR.
ALTOVITIItalian (Rare)
Derived from the Lombard given name ALTWIDUS.
ALVARADOSpanish
From a Spanish place name, possibly derived from Spanish alba "white".
AMERIGHIItalian
Means "son of AMERIGO".
AMORETTOItalian
From a diminutive of the given name AMORE.
AMUNDSENNorwegian
Means "son of AMUND".
ANDERSONEnglish
Means "son of ANDREW".
ANDRINGADutch
Means "ANDRIES's farm" in Dutch.
ANGENENTDutch
Referred to person who lived at the end of the road or the village, derived from Dutch an gen ent meaning "at the end".
ANTONINIItalian
Means "son of ANTONINO".
ANTONINOItalian
Derived from the given name ANTONINO.
ANTONIOUGreek
Means "son of ANTONIOS".
ANTONISEDutch
Derived from the given name ANTONIUS.
APPELHOFDutch
Indicated a person who lived by or at an apple garden, from Dutch appel "apple" and hof "garden, courtyard".
APPLETONEnglish
From the name of several English towns, meaning "orchard" in Old English (a compound of æppel "apple" and tun "enclosure, yard").
ARBEIDERDutch
From Dutch arbeider meaning "worker".
ARDELEANRomanian
From the Romanian region of Ardeal, also called Transylvania. It is possibly derived from Hungarian erdő meaning "forest".
ARDOVINIItalian
Means "son of ARDUINO".
ARENDONKDutch
Denoted a person from Arendonk, a town between in northern Belgium. It is derived from arend "eagle" and donk "hill".
ASHWORTHEnglish
From an English place name meaning "ash enclosure" in Old English.
ASSELMANDutch
Denoted a person from Assel, Asselt or Hasselt, the name of communities in the Netherlands and Belgium. They derive from Germanic asc "ash tree" and lauha "woods on sandy soil", or hasal "hazel tree".
ASTURIASSpanish
From the name of a region in Spain, formerly a medieval kingdom. It is possibly derived from Basque asta "rock" and ur "water".
ATCHISONScots
Scots form of ATKINSON.
ATKINSONEnglish
Means "son of Atkin", a medieval diminutive of ADAM.
AUGUSTINFrench, German
From the given name AUGUSTIN.
AVERESCHDutch
From a place name, possibly from a dialectal variation of Dutch over meaning "over" combined with esch meaning "ash tree".
AVESKAMPDutch
From a place name meaning "the edge of camp" in Dutch.
AXELSSONSwedish
Means "son of AXEL".
BAANDERSDutch
Dutch cognate of BANNER.
BAARDSENNorwegian
Means "son of BÅRD".
BACHCHANIndian, Hindi
From Hindi बच्चा (bachcha) meaning "child", a word of Persian origin. This surname was adopted by the Indian poet Harivansh Rai Srivastava (1907-2003).
BACHMANNGerman
Denoted a person who lived near a stream, from German bach "stream" and mann "man".
BANCROFTEnglish
From any of the various places of this name, derived from Old English bean meaning "bean" and croft meaning "small enclosed field".
BANDERASSpanish
Spanish cognate of BANNER.
BARBIERIItalian
Italian cognate of BARBER.
BARDAKÇITurkish
Means "glassmaker" from Turkish bardak "glass".
BARDSLEYEnglish
From the name a village near Manchester, from the Old English given name BEORNRÆD and leah "woodland, clearing".
BARSOTTIItalian
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from the Germanic word baro "man, warrior, servant".
BARWEGENFrisian
Derived from the name of a village in Frisia meaning "road to the dike".
BAUMBACHGerman
From a place name meaning "tree stream" in German.
BAUTISTASpanish
Derived from the given name BAUTISTA.
BEAUFORTFrench
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and fort "strong place, fortress".
BEAULIEUFrench
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and lieu "place".
BEAUMONTFrench, English
From French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and mont "mountain".
BEHRENDSGerman
Derived from the given name BERND.
BÉLANGERFrench
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BELANGEREnglish
From the given name BERENGAR.
BELLANDIItalian
Means "son of Bellando", from a medieval given name derived from Latin bellandus meaning "which is to be fought".
BELMONTESpanish, Italian
From various place names in Italy and Spain meaning "beautiful mountain".
BENDTSENDanish
Means "son of BENDT".
BENENATIItalian
Means "son of Benenato", given name derived from Latin bene "good, well" and natus "good".
BENETTONItalian
Northern Italian variant of BENEDETTI.
BÉRANGERFrench
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BERGFALKSwedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and falk "falcon".
BERGLUNDSwedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and lund "grove".
BÉRINGERFrench
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BERINGERGerman, English
From the given name BERENGAR.
BERMÚDEZSpanish
Means "son of BERMUDO".
BERNHARDGerman
From the given name BERNHARD.
BERTRANDFrench
Derived from the given name BERTRAND.
BIERMANNGerman
Derived from German bier "beer" and mann "man". The name may have referred to a brewer or a tavern owner.
BJÖRKMANSwedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree" and man "man".
BLACKMANEnglish
From a nickname, a variant of BLACK.
BLANCHETFrench
From a diminutive of the name BLANC.
BLANXARTCatalan
Catalan form of BLANCHARD.
BLOMGRENSwedish
From Swedish blomma meaning "flower" and gren meaning "branch".
BODILSENDanish
Means "son of BODIL".
BOGDANIĆCroatian
Means "son of BOGDAN".
BONDESANItalian
Venetian name derived from the name of the town of Bondeno in northern Italy.
BONHOMMEFrench
Derived from Old French bon homme meaning "good man".
BONNAIREFrench
French form of BONNER.
BORCHARDGerman
Derived from the given name BURKHARD.
BORGNINOItalian
From nickname derived from the Piedmontese dialect word borgno meaning "one-eyed". This was the real surname of American actor Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012).
BORGOGNIItalian
From the name of the French region of Burgundy (called Bourgogne in French), which is named after the Germanic tribe the Burgundians, itself meaning "people from the high land".
BÖTTCHERGerman
Occupational name meaning "cooper, barrel maker" in German.
BOUCHARDFrench
From the Germanic given name BURKHARD.
BRADDOCKEnglish
From various locations derived from Old English meaning "broad oak".
BRADFORDEnglish
Derived from the name of the city of Bradford in West Yorkshire which meant "broad ford" in Old English. This is also the name of other smaller towns in England.
BREWSTEREnglish
Variant of BREWER, originally a feminine form of the occupational term.
BRIOSCHIItalian
Derived from the town of Briosco, near Milan. It may be of Lombardic origin.
BRISBOISFrench
Referred to a person who cleared land, from Old French briser "to cut" and bois "forest".
BRODBECKGerman
Means "bread baker" from Middle High German brot "bread" and becke "baker".
BROWNLOWEnglish
From Old English brun meaning "brown" and hlaw meaning "mound, small hill". The name was probably given to a family living on a small hill covered with bracken.
BRUNETTIItalian
Diminutive of BRUNO.
BUCHANANScottish
From the name of a region in Stirlingshire, Scotland, which means "house of the canon" in Gaelic.
BUCHHOLZGerman
From Middle High German buoche "beech" and holz "wood".
BUKOWSKIPolish
Originally denoted someone who came from a place called Bukowo or Bukowiec, which derive from Polish buk "beech".
BUSTILLOSpanish
From the name of Spanish towns, diminutive forms of BUSTO.
CALDWELLEnglish
From various English place names derived from Old English ceald "cold" and well "spring, stream, well".
CAMPBELLScottish
From a Gaelic nickname cam béul meaning "wry or crooked mouth". The surname was later represented in Latin documents as de bello campo meaning "of the fair field".
CANTRELLEnglish
Originally a name for someone from Cantrell in Devon, from an unknown first element and Old English hyll meaning "hill".
CAPITANIItalian
Occupational name meaning "captain" in Italian, ultimately from Latin caput "head".
CARLISLEEnglish
From the name of a city in northern England. The city was originally called by the Romans Luguvalium meaning "stronghold of LUGUS". Later the Brythonic element ker "fort" was appended to the name of the city.
CARLSSONSwedish
Means "son of CARL".
CASTILLASpanish
Originally indicated a person from Castile, a region (and medieval kingdom) in Spain. The name of the region is derived from Late Latin castellum meaning "castle".
CASTILLOSpanish
Spanish cognate of CASTLE.
CATALANOItalian
Italian form of CATALÁN.
CATTANEOItalian
Variant of CAPITANI used in Lombardy.
CHADWICKEnglish
From the name of English towns meaning "settlement belonging to CHAD" in Old English.
CHAMBERSEnglish
From Old French chambre "chamber, room", an occupational name for a person who worked in the inner rooms of a mansion.
CHANDLEREnglish
Occupational surname meaning "candle seller" or "candle maker" in Middle English, ultimately derived from Old French.
CHARMCHIPersian
Means "leather worker" in Persian, from چرم (charm) "leather" combined with چی (chi), denoting an occupation.
CHASTAINFrench
From Old French castan "chestnut tree" (Latin castanea), a name for someone who lived near a particular chestnut tree, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-coloured hair.
CHAUDHRIIndian, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHESHIREEnglish
Originally indicated a person from the county of Cheshire in England. Cheshire is named for its city CHESTER.
CHILIKOVBulgarian
Patronymic derived from Bulgarian челик (chelik) "steel" (of Turkish origin).
CIPRIANIItalian
From the given name CIPRIANO.
CLAESSONSwedish
Means "son of CLAES".
CLARKSONEnglish
Patronymic form of CLARK.
CLIFFORDEnglish
Derived from various place names which meant "ford by a cliff" in Old English.
CLOUTIERFrench
Derived from French clou meaning "nail", referring to someone who made or sold nails.
COCKBURNScottish, English
Originally indicated someone who came from Cockburn, a place in Berwickshire. The place name is derived from Old English cocc "rooster" and burna "stream".
COJOCARURomanian
From Romanian cojoc meaning "sheepskin coat". This was an occupational name for a maker of these coats.
COMSTOCKEnglish
Possibly from the name of the River Culm in Devon, England. This name is seen in the Domesday book as Culmstoke or Colmstoke.
CONNOLLYIrish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Conghalaigh, which means "descendant of Conghalach". Conghalach is a nickname meaning "valiant".
CORCORANIrish
From Irish Ó Corcráin meaning "descendant of Corcrán", a given name derived from the Gaelic word corcair "purple".
COSTANZOItalian
From the given name COSTANZO.
COUGHLANIrish
Anglicized form of Ó COCHLÁIN.
COUGHLINIrish
Anglicized form of Ó COCHLÁIN.
CRAWFORDEnglish
From a place name derived from Old English crawa "crow" and ford "river crossing".
CRNČEVIĆSerbian, Croatian
Derived from Serbian and Croatian црн (crn) meaning "black".
CROCETTIItalian
Italian diminutive form of CROCE.
CRUYSSENDutch
From the name of a place in the Netherlands, derived from kruis "cross".
ČTVRTNÍKCzech
Derived from Czech čtvrtlán meaning "one quarter of a lán", where a lán is a medieval Czech measure of land (approximately 18 hectares). The name denoted someone who owned this much land.
DAALMANSDutch
Originally indicated a person who lived in a valley, from Dutch dal meaning "dale, valley" and man meaning "man".
DALGAARDDanish
From Old Norse dalr meaning "valley" and garðr meaning "yard, farmstead".
DAMYANOVBulgarian
Means "son of DAMYAN".
DANAILOVBulgarian
Means "son of DANAIL".
D'ANTONIOItalian
Means "son of ANTONIO".
D'ARAMITZFrench
Originally denoted one who came from Aramits, a the name of a town in the French Pyrenees which is possibly derived from Basque haran meaning "valley".
DASKALOVBulgarian
Patronymic derived from даскал (daskal) meaning "teacher".
DAVIDSENDanish
Means "son of DAVID".
DAVIDSONEnglish
Means "son of DAVID".
DAVIDYANArmenian
Variant transcription of DAVTYAN.
DEBENHAMEnglish
Originally denoted a person from the town of Debenham in Suffolk, derived from the name of the River Deben (meaning "deep" in Old English) combined with ham meaning "home,homestead".
DE FELICEItalian
Means "son of FELICE".
DEFORESTFrench
Means "from the forest" in French.
DE LA CRUZSpanish
Spanish cognate of DELACROIX.
DERRICKSEnglish
Derived from the given name DERRICK.
DEVEREUXEnglish
Indicated a person from Evreux in France, itself named after the Gaulish tribe of the Eburovices, which was probably derived from a Celtic word meaning "yew".
DI CAPRIOItalian
From the name of the island of Capri near Naples, itself possibly derived from Latin capra meaning "goat" or Greek καπρος (kapros) meaning "wild boar".
DIERICKXFlemish
Means "son of DIRK".
DIETRICHGerman
Derived from the given name DIETRICH.
DI NAPOLIItalian
Means "from NAPLES" in Italian.
DI PASQUAItalian
Means "of Easter" in Italian.
DI PIETROItalian
Means "son of PIETRO" in Italian.
DONNELLYIrish
From Irish Ó Donnghaile meaning "descendant of Donnghal". The given name Donnghal means "brown valour", from donn "brown" and gal "valour". This surname is associated with the descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
D'ONOFRIOItalian
Means "son of ONOFRIO".
DONOGHUEIrish
From Irish Ó Donnchadha meaning "descendant of DONNCHADH".
DRAGANOVBulgarian
Means "son of DRAGAN".
DRESDNERGerman
Originally indicated a person who came from the city of Dresden in German.
DRESSLERGerman
Means "turner" from Middle High German dreseler, an agent derivative of drehen "to turn". A turner was a person who used a lathe to create small objects from wood or bone.
DRIESSENDutch
Means "son of DRIES".
DRISCOLLIrish
From Irish Ó hEidirsceóil meaning "descendant of the messenger".
DRUMMONDScottish
From various place names in Scotland which are derived from Gaelic druim meaning "ridge".
DUNAJSKIPolish
Derived from Dunaj, the Polish name for the river Danube.
DZIEDZICPolish
Derived from Polish dziedzic "landowner".
EBRAHIMIPersian
From the given name EBRAHIM.
ECKSTEINGerman
From Old High German ecka meaning "edge, corner" and stein meaning "stone".
ELDRIDGEEnglish
Derived from the given name ALDRIC.
EL-HASHEMArabic
Variant transcription of AL-HASHIM.
ELIZONDOSpanish
Originally referred to a person who lived close to a church, from Basque eleiza "church" and ondo "near".
ENDICOTTEnglish
Topographic name derived from Old English meaning "from the end cottage".
ENGSTRÖMSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and ström "stream".
EPISCOPOItalian
Means "bishop" in Italian, ultimately from Greek επισκοπος (episkopos).
ERICKSONEnglish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERICSSONSwedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERIKSSONSwedish
Means "son of ERIK".
ERMACORAItalian
From the given name ERMACORA.
ESPENSENNorwegian
Means "son of ESPEN".
ESPINOSASpanish
From Spanish espinoso meaning "thorny", ultimately from Latin spinosus, a derivative of spina meaning "thorn, spine".
ESPOSITOItalian
Means "exposed" in Italian and denoted a child who was rescued after being abandoned by its parents.
FAIRBURNEnglish
From a place name which meant "fern stream", from Old English fearn "fern" and burna "stream".
FAULKNEREnglish, Scottish
Occupational name for a keeper of falcons, from Middle English and Scots faulcon, from Late Latin falco, of Germanic origin.
FERGUSONIrish, Scottish
Means "son of FERGUS".
FERREIRAPortuguese, Galician
Denoted one from a town named because it was near an iron mine, from Latin ferrum meaning "iron".
FERREIROGalician
Galician cognate of FERRARI.
FILIPPOVRussian
Means "son of FILIP".
FINNEGANIrish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Fionnagáin meaning "descendant of Fionnagán". The given name Fionnagán is a diminutive of FIONN.
FISCELLAItalian
Derived from Italian fiscella, which was a basket used to conserve cheese. The name was probably used to denote a person who made cheese.
FLANAGANIrish
From Irish Ó Flannagáin meaning "descendant of Flannagán". Flannagán is a given name meaning "red". From County Roscommon in Ireland, it has many other spellings.
FLETCHEREnglish
Occupational name for a fletcher, someone who attached feathers to the shaft of an arrow. It is derived from Old French fleche meaning "arrow".
FONTAINEFrench
Derived from Old French fontane meaning "well, fountain", a derivative of Latin fons.
FORESTEREnglish
Denoted a keeper or one in charge of a forest, or one who has charge of growing timber in a forest (see FOREST).
FORSBERGSwedish
Derived from Swedish fors "waterfall" and berg "mountain".
FÖRSTNERGerman
Denoted a keeper or one in charge of a forest (see FORST).
FOURNIERFrench
Occupational name for a baker, from French fourneau meaning "oven".
FRANÇOISFrench
Derived from the given name FRANÇOIS.
FRANKLINEnglish
Derived from Middle English frankelin meaning "freeman". It denoted a landowner of free but not noble birth, from Old French franc meaning "free".
FRANZESEItalian
From a nickname which indicated a person who came from France. It is typical of the area around Naples.
FUHRMANNGerman
Derived from Middle High German vuorman meaning "cartwright".
FUJIMOTOJapanese
From Japanese (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
FYODOROVRussian
Means "son of FYODOR".
GABRIELSEnglish
Derived from the given name GABRIEL.
GAERTNERGerman
German form of GARDENER.
GARDENEREnglish
Occupational surname for one who was a gardener, from Old French jardin meaning "garden" (of Frankish origin).
GÁRDONYIHungarian
Originally denoted a person from Gárdony, a town near Budapest in Hungary.
GARFIELDEnglish
Means "triangle field" in Old English. A famous bearer was American president James A. Garfield (1831-1881).
GAROFALOItalian
From a nickname, from a southern variant of the Italian word garofano meaning "carnation".
GAUTHIERFrench
Derived from the given name GAUTHIER.