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BAAIMAN     Dutch
Means "son of Baaij", the given name Baaij being a diminutive of names like BAUGULF, BOUDEWIJN or BERNARD.
BAAK     Dutch
From the given name BAAK.
BAANDERS     Dutch
Dutch cognate of BANNER.
BAAR     Dutch
Variant of BAARS.
BAARDA     Frisian
From the name of the town of Baard in the Netherlands, possibly derived from a given name which was a variant of BERT.
BAARDSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of BÅRD".
BAARDWIJK     Dutch
From the name of a town in the Netherlands, possibly from Baard, a variant of BERT, and wijk meaning "neighbourhood, district".
BAARS     Dutch
Indicated a person coming from the town of Beers in the Netherlands.
BAARSMA     Frisian
Indicated a person coming from the small town of Beers in Frisia.
BAART     Dutch
Means "beard" in Dutch, originally describing a person who wore a beard.
BAAS     Dutch
Means "boss, overseer" in Dutch.
BAASCH     Low German
From Middle Low German baas meaning "boss".
BABCOCK     English
Derived from the medieval name Bab, possibly a diminutive of BARTHOLOMEW or BARBARA.
BABIĆ     Serbian, Croatian
Matronymic surname derived from Slavic baba "old woman".
BABIČ     Slovene
Slovene form of BABIĆ.
BABIN     French
From the given name Babin, a medieval diminutive of BABYLAS.
BABINEAUX     French
Variant of BABIN.
BACH     German
Topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from Middle High German bach meaning "stream". This name was borne by members of the Bach musical family, notably the composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750).
BACHCHAN     Indian
From Hindi बच्चा (bachcha) meaning "child", a word of Persian origin... [more]
BACHMAN     German
Anglicized form of BACHMANN.
BACHMANN     German
Denoted a person who lived near a stream, from German bach "field" and mann "man".
BACHMEIER     German
Originally referred to a farmer whose farm was beside a stream, from Middle High German bach "stream" and meier "steward, tenant farmer".
BACHVAROV     Bulgarian
Patronymic from Bulgarian бъчвар (bachvar) meaning "cooper, barrel maker".
BÄCKER     German
Variant of BECKER, mostly found in northern Germany.
BACKUS     English
Means "bakery", an occupational name for a baker, from Old English bæchus literally "bake house".
BADCOCK     English
From a diminutive of the medieval given name BADA.
BADEM     Turkish
Derived from a Turkish word meaning "almond".
BADER     German
Derived from Old High German bad "bath", most likely referring to a bath attendant.
BAGER     Danish
Danish cognate of BAKER.
BAGGI     Italian
Variant of BAGGIO.
BAGGIO     Italian
Originally denoted a person from the Italian town of Baggio (now part of Milan). It is probably derived from Latin Badalocum meaning "watch place".
BAGHDASARYAN     Armenian
Means "son of BAGHDASAR".
BAGHDASSARIAN     Armenian
Variant transcription of BAGHDASARYAN.
BAGLEY     English
From various English place names, all derived from Old English bagga "bag, badger" combined with leah "woodland, clearing".
BAGLIO     Italian
Italian cognate of BAILEY.
BAGNI     Italian
From Latin balnea "bath", referring to a person who worked as a bath house attendant.
BAGNOLI     Italian
Diminutive form of BAGNI.
BÄHR     German
From Middle High German bër "bear" or ber "boar". This was originally a nickname for a strong or brave person.
BAI     Chinese
From Chinese (bái) meaning "white".
BAIER     German
Variant of BAYER.
BAILEY     English
From Middle English baili meaning "bailiff", which comes via Old French from Latin baiulus "porter".
BAIN     English
Variant of BAINES (2).
BAINES (1)     Welsh
From Welsh ab Einws meaning "son of Einws", a diminutive of EINION.
BAINES (2)     English
From a nickname derived from Old English ban "bones", probably for a thin person.
BAIRD     Scottish
Anglicized form of MAC AN BAIRD.
BAJUSZ     Hungarian
Means "moustache", from Hungarian bajusz.
BAKALOV     Bulgarian
Patronymic derived from Bulgarian bakalin meaning "grocer".
BAKEMA     Frisian
Means "son of Bake", a diminutive of BAAK.
BAKER     English
Occupational name meaning "baker", derived from Middle English bakere.
BAKHUIZEN     Dutch
Means "bakery" from Dutch bak "bake" and huis "house", an occupational name for a baker.
BAKKER     Dutch
Dutch cognate of BAKER, from Middle Dutch backer.
BAKÓ     Hungarian
Means "axeman" in Hungarian.
BĂLAN     Romanian
Means "blond" in Romanian.
BALÁZS     Hungarian
Derived from the given name BALÁZS.
BALBONI     Italian
Derived from the given name BALBINO.
BALDI     Italian
Derived from the given name BALDO.
BALDINI     Italian
Derived from the given name Baldino, a diminutive of BALDO.
BALDINOTTI     Italian
Derived from the given name Baldinotto, from the Latin name Baldinoctus, a diminutive of BALDO.
BALDOVINI     Italian
Derived from the given name BALDOVINO.
BALDWIN     English
Derived from the given name BALDWIN.
BALIK     Turkish
From a Turkish word meaning "fish".
BÁLINT     Hungarian
Derived from the given name BÁLINT.
BALOG     Hungarian
Variant of BALOGH.
BALOGH     Hungarian
Means "left handed" in Hungarian.
BAMBACH     German
Variant of BAUMBACH.
BANCROFT     English
From any of the various places of this name, derived from Old English bean meaning "bean" and croft meaning "small enclosed field".
BANDERAS     Spanish
Spanish cognate of BANNER.
BANDINI     Italian
From the Latin name Bandinus, a derivative of Bandus, which is of unknown meaning.
BANDONI     Italian
From Italian bandone meaning "sheet of iron".
BANDYOPADHYAY     Bengali
From the name of the village Bandoghat combined with upadhaya "instructor, priest".
BANERJEE     Bengali
Variant of BANDYOPADHYAY.
BANES     Welsh
Variant of BAINES (1).
BANÍK     Slovak
Means "miner" in Slovak.
BANISTER     English
Variant of BANNISTER.
BANKS     English
Originally indicated someone who lived near a hillside or a bank of land.
BANNER     English
Occupational name for a flag carrier, derived from Old French baniere meaning "banner", ultimately of Germanic origin.
BANNERMAN     English
Variant of BANNER.
BANNISTER     English
From Norman French banastre meaning "basket". This was originally a name for a maker of baskets.
BÁRÁNY     Hungarian
Means "lamb" in Hungarian.
BARÁTH     Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian barát meaning "friend".
BARBER     English, Scottish
Indicated a barber, one who cut hair for a living.
BARBIERI     Italian
Italian cognate of BARBER.
BARDAKÇI     Turkish
Means "glassmaker" from Turkish bardak "glass".
BARDSLEY     English
From the name a village near Manchester, from the Old English given name BEORNRÆD and leah "woodland, clearing".
BARENDS     Dutch
Means "son of BAREND".
BARIŞ     Turkish
From the given name BARIŞ.
BARKER     English
From Middle English bark meaning "to tan". This was an occupational name for a leather tanner.
BARLOW     English
Derived from a number of English place names which variously mean "barley hill", "barn hill", "boar clearing" or "barley clearing".
BARNA     Hungarian
Means "brown" in Hungarian.
BARNES     English
Denoted a person who worked or lived in a barn. The word barn is derived from Old English bere "barley" and ærn "dwelling".
BARNET     English
Variant of BARNETT.
BARNETT     English
Derived from Old English bærnet meaning "a place cleared by burning".
BARONE     Italian
From the title barone "baron", derived via Latin from Germanic baro "man, warrior, servant".
BARR     English
Indicated a person who lived near a barrier, from Old French barre.
BARRE     French
French cognate of BARR.
BARRET     English
Variant of BARRETT.
BARRETT     English
Probably derived from a Middle English word meaning "strife", originally given to a quarrelsome person.
BARROS     Portuguese, Spanish
From the Portuguese and Spanish word barro meaning "clay, mud". This could either be an occupational name for a person who worked with clay or mud such as a builder or artisan, or a topographic name for someone living near clay or mud.
BARSAMIAN     Armenian
Variant transcription of PARSAMYAN.
BARSOTTI     Italian
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from the Germanic word baro "man, warrior, servant".
BÁRTA     Czech
From a given name which was a diminutive of BARTOLOMĚJ.
BARTA     Hungarian
From the given name BARTA.
BARTALOTTI     Italian
Means "son of Bartalotto", a diminutive of BARTOLO.
BARTHA     Hungarian
Variant of BARTA.
BARTOLOMEI     Italian
Derived from the given name BARTOLOMEO.
BARTOLOMEO     Italian
Derived from the given name BARTOLOMEO.
BARTON     English
From a place name meaning "barley town" in Old English.
BARTOS     Hungarian
From a given name which was a diminutive of BERTALAN.
BARTOŠ     Czech, Slovak
Derived from Bartoš, a diminutive of BARTOLOMĚJ or BARTOLOMEJ.
BARTOSZ     Polish
Derived from the given name BARTOSZ.
BARTRAM     English
From the given name BERTRAM.
BARWEGEN     Frisian
Derived from the name of a village in Frisia meaning "road to the dike".
BARZETTI     Italian
Variant of BARSOTTI.
BASILE     Italian
From the given name BASILIO.
BASS     English
English cognate of BASSO.
BASSANELLI     Italian
Diminutive form of BASSANI.
BASSANI     Italian
Derived from the place name Bassano, belonging multiple villages in Italy.
BASSI     Italian
Variant of BASSO, common in northern Italy.
BASSO     Italian
Originally a nickname for a short person, from Latin bassus "thick, low".
BASURTO     Spanish
From the Basque place name Basurtu, a village (now part of Bilbao) in Biscay. It means "middle of the forest".
BATES     English
Means "son of BATE".
BATESON     English
Means "son of BATE".
BÁTHORY     Hungarian
Originally indicated a person from Bátor, a village in Hungary, which might be of Turkic origin meaning "hero". This was the surname of a Hungarian noble family who historically controlled the town... [more]
BÁTORI     Hungarian
Variant of BÁTHORY.
BATTAGLIA     Italian
From a nickname meaning "battle" in Italian.
BATTLE     English
From a nickname for a combative person. In some cases it may come from the name of English places called Battle, so named because they were sites of battles.
BATTS     English
Means "son of BATE".
BAUDIN     French
From the given name Baud, French form of BALDO.
BAUER     German
From Old High German bur meaning "peasant, farmer".
BAUERS     German
Variant of BAUER.
BAUM     German, Jewish
Means "tree" in German.
BAUMANN     German, Jewish
From Middle High German bumann meaning "farmer, builder".
BAUMBACH     German
From a place name meaning "tree stream" in German.
BAUMER     German
Means "tree" in German.
BAUMGARTEN     German
Variant of BAUMGARTNER.
BAUMGARTNER     German
Occupational name for a person who worked or lived at an orchard, from German Baumgarten "orchard" (derived from Baum "tree" and Garten "garden").
BAUMHAUER     German
Occupational name meaning "woodcutter", derived from German Baum "tree" and hauen "to chop".
BAUTISTA     Spanish
Derived from the given name BAUTISTA.
BAXTER     English
Variant (in origin a feminine form) of BAKER.
BAYER     German
Originally denoted a person from Bavaria, from its German name BAYERN.
BAZZOLI     Italian
From Italian bazza meaning "protruding chin".
BEAKE     English
Variant of BECK (3).
BEAN     English
English cognate of BOHN.
BEASLEY     English
From the name of a place in Lancashire, from Old English beos "bent grass" and leah "woodland, clearing".
BEATTIE     Scottish
From the medieval name Battie, a diminutive of BARTHOLOMEW.
BEATTY     Scottish
Variant of BEATTIE.
BEAUCHENE     French
From French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and chêne "oak".
BEAUFORT     French
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and fort "strong place, fortress".
BEAULIEU     French
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and lieu "place".
BEAUMONT     French, English
From French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and mont "mountain".
BECK (1)     English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Cognate of BACH, from Middle English bekke (from Old Norse), Low German beke or Old Norse bekkr all meaning "stream".
BECK (2)     German
Variant of BECKER, from southern German beck.
BECK (3)     English
From a nickname for a person with a big nose, from Middle English beke meaning "beak".
BECK (4)     English
From Old English becca meaning "pickaxe", an occupational surname.
BECKE     German
Variant of BECK (1) or BECK (2).
BECKENBAUER     German
Means "farmer living by a stream" in German.
BECKER     German
Derived from Middle High German becker meaning "baker".
BECKERT     German
Variant of BECKER.
BECKET     English
Variant of BECKETT.
BECKETT     English
Originally a diminutive of BECK (1) or BECK (3).
BECKHAM     English
From a place name meaning "Becca's homestead". The byname Becca means "pickaxe" in Old English.
BECSKEI     Hungarian
Indicated a person from Becske, a town in Hungary, which might be derived from the given name BENEDEK.
BEDROSIAN     Armenian
Variant transcription of PETROSYAN.
BEGBIE     Scottish
From the name of a town in East Lothian, Scotland. It is derived from the Old Norse given name BAGGI and býr "farm, settlement".
BEHREND     German
Derived from the given name BERND.
BEHRENDS     German
Derived from the given name BERND.
BEHRINGER     German
From the given name BERENGAR.
BEIRNE     Irish
Variant of O'BYRNE.
BEITEL     German
Variant of BEUTEL.
BÉLANGER     French
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BELANGER     English
From the given name BERENGAR.
BELCHER     English
From a Middle English version of Old French bel chiere meaning "beautiful face". It later came to refer to a person who had a cheerful and pleasant temperament.
BELL (1)     English
From Middle English belle meaning "bell". It originated as a nickname for a person who lived near the town bell, or who had a job as a bell-ringer.
BELL (2)     English
Derived from the given name Bel, a medieval short form of ISABEL.
BELLAMY     French, English
From Old French bel ami meaning "beautiful friend".
BELLANDI     Italian
Means "son of Bellando", from a medieval given name derived from Latin bellandus meaning "which is to be fought".
BELLANDINI     Italian
Diminutive form of BELLANDI.
BELLEROSE     French
Means "beautiful rose" in French.
BELLINCIONI     Italian
Means "son of Bellincione", from a medieval name (borne for example by Dante's grandfather) which was probably a derivative of Italian bello "beautiful, fair".
BELLINI     Italian
From Italian bello meaning "beautiful".
BELLO     Spanish, Italian
Means "beautiful" in Spanish and Italian, originally a nickname for an attractive person.
BELLOMI     Italian
Variant of BELLOMO.
BELLOMO     Italian
From a nickname derived from Italian bello "beautiful, fair" and uomo "man".
BELLONI     Italian
Augmented form of BELLO.
BELLUOMO     Italian
Variant of BELLOMO.
BELMONT     French, English
French and English form of BELMONTE.
BELMONTE     Spanish, Italian
From various place names in Italy and Spain meaning "beautiful mountain".
BELO     Portuguese
Portuguese form of BELLO.
BELROSE     French
Variant of BELLEROSE.
BELTZ     German
Occupational name for a tanner of hides, derived from Middle High German belz meaning "fur".
BENBOW     English
From a nickname "bend the bow" given to an archer.
BENCIVENNI     Italian
Means "son of Bencivenne", from the medieval name Bencivenga, a Tuscan variant of BENVENUTO.
BENDTSEN     Danish
Means "son of BENDT".
BENEDETTI     Italian
From the given name BENEDETTO.
BENENATI     Italian
Means "son of Benenato", given name derived from Latin bene "good, well" and natus "good".
BENES     Hungarian
Hungarian form of BENEŠ.
BENEŠ     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name BENEDIKT.
BENETTON     Italian
Northern Italian variant of BENEDETTI.
BENGOCHEA     Basque
Variant of BENGOETXEA.
BENGOECHEA     Basque
Variant of BENGOETXEA.
BENGOETXEA     Basque
Means "the house furthest down" from Basque bengo "furthest down" and etxe "house".
BENGTSDOTTER     Swedish
Means "daughter of BENGT".
BENGTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of BENGT".
BENINI     Italian
Means "son of Benino" from a diminutive of Bene or Beno, short forms of BENEDETTO.
BENÍTEZ     Spanish
Means "son of BENITO".
BENJAMINSON     English
Means "son of BENJAMIN".
BENN     English
From a short form of BENEDICT.
BENNET     English
Derived from the medieval English given name BENNETT.
BENNETT     English
Derived from the medieval English given name BENNETT.
BENSCOTER     Dutch (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of BUNSCHOTEN.
BENSON     English
Means "son of BENEDICT".
BENTLEY     English
From a place name derived from Old English beonet "bent grass" and leah "woodland, clearing"... [more]
BENTON     English
Denoted someone who came from Benton, England, which is derived from Old English beonet "bent grass" and tun "enclosure".
BENTSEN     Danish
Means "son of BENT (1)".
BENVENUTI     Italian
Means "son of BENVENUTO".
BERAN     Czech
Derived from Czech beran meaning "ram".
BERÁNEK     Czech
Means "little ram, male lamb" in Czech.
BÉRANGER     French
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BERARDI     Italian
From the given name BERARDO.
BERG     German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From a Germanic and Norse word meaning "mountain".
BERGAMASCHI     Italian
Originally indicated an inhabitant of the city of BERGAMO in Lombardy.
BERGER (1)     French
Occupational name meaning "shepherd", from Old French bergier.
BERGER (2)     German, Dutch
Variant of BERG.
BERGFALK     Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and falk "falcon".
BERGMAN     Swedish
From Swedish berg "mountain" and man "man", originally a name for a person living on a mountain.
BERGSTRÖM     Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and ström "stream".
BÉRINGER     French
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BERINGER     German, English
From the given name BERENGAR.
BERKOVICH     Jewish
Means "son of Berko" in Yiddish, Berko being a derivative of BER.
BERKOWICZ     Jewish
Variant of BERKOVICH.
BERKOWITZ     Jewish
Variant of BERKOVICH.
BERMÚDEZ     Spanish
Means "son of BERMUDO".
BERNARD     French, English, Dutch, Czech
From the given name BERNARD.
BERNAT     Catalan
Derived from the given name BERNAT.
BERNE     Irish
Variant of O'BYRNE.
BERNHARD     German
From the given name BERNHARD.
BERNHARDSSON     Swedish
Means "son of BERNHARD".
BERRY     English
Derived from a place name which was derived from Old English burh "fortification".
BERTI     Italian
Derived from the given name BERTO.
BERTOLINI     Italian
Derived from a diminutive of the given name BERTOLDO.
BERTRAND     French
Derived from the given name BERTRAND.
BEST (1)     English
Derived from Middle English beste meaning "beast", an occupational name for a keeper of animals or a nickname for someone who acted like a beast. A famous bearer of this surname was soccer legend George Best (1946-2005).
BEST (2)     German
Derived from the name of the river Beste, meaning unknown.
BEULEN     Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BEULENS     Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BEUMER     Dutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BAUMER or BÖHMER.
BEUMERS     Dutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BAUMER or BÖHMER.
BEUTEL     German
From Middle High German biutel meaning "bag", originally belonging to a person who made or sold bags.
BEVAN     Welsh
Derived from Welsh ap Evan meaning "son of EVAN".
BEVERLEY     English
Variant of BEVERLY.
BEVERLY     English
Derived from the name of an English city, meaning "beaver stream" in Old English.
BEYER     German
Variant of BAYER.
BEYERSDORF     German
Means "farmers village", from German Bauer meaning "farmer" and Dorf meaning "village".
BEZUIDENHOUT     Dutch
From Dutch zuid "south" and hout "forest". It refers to the south of the forest in The Hague.
BHATTACHARYA     Bengali
From a Bengali title composed of the Sanskrit words भट्ट (bhatta) "scholar, lord" and आचार्य (acharya) "teacher".
BIAGI     Italian
Means "son of BIAGIO".
BIANCARDI     Italian
Italian form of BLANCHARD.
BIANCHI     Italian
From Italian bianco meaning "white", originally given to a person who was white-haired or extremely pale.
BIANCO     Italian
Variant of BIANCHI.
BICCHIERI     Italian
Means "drinking glasses" in Italian, referring originally to a person who made or sold them.
BIEBER     German, Jewish
From Middle High German biber "beaver", possibly a nickname for a hard worker.
BIERMANN     German
Derived from German bier "beer" and mann "man". The name may have referred to a brewer or a tavern owner.
BİNİCİ     Turkish
From the word binici meaning "rider, horseman".
BIONDI     Italian
Means "fair-haired, blond" in Italian. This name was borne by the American swimmer Matt Biondi (1965-).
BIONDO     Italian
Variant of BIONDI.
BIRD     English
Occupational name for a person who raised or hunted birds.
BÍRÓ     Hungarian
Derived from bíró meaning "judge" in Hungarian.
BISCHOFFS     German
German cognate of BISHOP.
BISHOP     English
Means simply "bishop", ultimately from Greek επισκοπος (episkopos) meaning "overseer"... [more]
BISKUP     Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak cognate of BISHOP.
BISSET     English
From Old French bis meaning "drab, dingy", a nickname for someone who looked drab.
BISSETTE     English
Variant of BISSET.
BJARNESEN     Danish
Means "son of BJARNE".
BJÖRK     Swedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree".
BJÖRKMAN     Swedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree" and man "man".
BJÖRNSSON     Swedish
Means "son of BJÖRN".
BLACK     English
Means either "black" (from Old English blæc) or "pale" (from Old English blac). It could refer to a person with a pale or a dark complexion, or a person who worked with black dye.
BLACKBOURNE     English
Variant of BLACKBURN.
BLACKBURN     English
From the name of a city in Lancashire, meaning "black stream" in Old English.
BLACKMAN     English
From a nickname, a variant of BLACK.
BLACKWOOD     English, Scottish
From an English place name meaning "black wood".
BLÁHA     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of BLAŽEJ.
BLAIR     Scottish
From any one of several places of this name in Scotland, which derive from Gaelic blár meaning "plain, field, battlefield".
BLAISE     French
Derived from the given name BLAISE.
BLAKE     English
Variant of BLACK. A famous bearer was the poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827).
BLAKESLEE     English
Variant of BLAKESLEY.
BLAKESLEY     English
From the name of a town in Northamptonshire, itself meaning "Blæcwulf's meadow" in Old English. Blæcwulf is a byname meaning "black wolf".
BLANC     French
Means "white" in French. The name referred to a person who was pale, or whose hair was blond.
BLANCHARD     French, English
Derived from the given name BLANCHARD.
BLANCHET     French
From a diminutive of the name BLANC.
BLANCHETT     French
Variant of BLANCHET.
BLANCO     Spanish
Means "white" in Spanish. The name most likely referred to a person who was pale or had blond hair.
BLANXART     Catalan
Catalan form of BLANCHARD.
BLAU     German
Means "blue" in German, most likely used to refer to a person who wore blue clothes.
BLAŽEK     Czech
Derived from a given name which was a diminutive of BLAŽEJ.
BLECHER     German
Occupational name for someone who worked with tin or sheet metal, from German blech "tin".
BLEIER     German
Occupational name for a worker of lead, derived from German blei "lead".
BLEVINS     Welsh
Derived from the Welsh given name BLEDDYN.
BLOM     Swedish
Means "bloom, flower" in Swedish.


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