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Means "hair" in Spanish, used as a nickname for a person with a large amount of hair.
Place name meaning "place of goats" from Latin capralis
which is derived from Latin capra
From the place name Caiazzo
, a little city near Naples.
Occupational name from the Sicilian càjitu
"official" or "leader", ultimately from Arabic qāḍī
Locative surname from the town of Caivano in the province of Casserta near Naples.
Originally given to a person from the region of Calabria in southern Italy.
From various English place names derived from Old English ceald
"cold" and well
"spring, stream, well".
Means "crooked nose" from Gaelic cam
"crooked" and sròn
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".
CAMPO Italian, Spanish
Locative surname used both in Spain and Italy meaning "field". It comes from various place names such as Campo Calabro (in Reggio Calabria), Campo di Giove (in Aquila), and Campo di Trens (in Bolzano).
From the ecclesiastical usage of canon
, referring to a church official.
Habitational name for someone from Cantrell in Devon, from an unknown first element and Old English hyll
From Cantu, a town located in Italy near Como in Lombardy. It is extremely common in Mexico.
CAPELLO (1) Italian
From Late Latin capa
meaning "cloak, cape". This was a name for one who made or wore cloaks.
CAPELLO (2) Italian
Nickname for a trickster, from the Italian word capello
meaning "trick", which is ultimately derived from the Latin word capullum
CAPELLO (3) Spanish, Catalan, Italian
"chapel", a place name for someone who lived by a chapel or an occupational name for someone who worked in one.
Originally denoted someone from San Pietro di Caridà, a place near Reggio Calabria in Italy.
From a nickname that means "carnival". It is a regional surname from the area around Torino.
From the name of a city in northern England. The city was originally called by the Romans Luguvalium
meaning "stronghold of LUGUS
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Cearmada
which means "descendant of Cearmaid", a Gaelic given name.
Means "cartwright" from old French charron
From the occupation, derived from Middle English carpentier
(ultimately from Latin carpentarius
meaning "carriage maker").
From a place name meaning "marsh" in Old Norse.
From the name of a city. Besides the famous city of marble in Tuscany there are two other towns near Padova that bear the same name.
From the given name CEARBHALL
. A famous bearer was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the author of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'.
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French cartier
Means "close-cropped hair" in Italian. It also acquired the secondary meaning "boy".
CARVER (1) English
Occupational surname for a carver, from Middle English kerve
From Irish Ó Caiside
meaning "descendant of Caiside". Caiside
is a given name meaning "curly haired".
From Latin castellum
"castle", indicating a person who lived near a castle.
Originally indicated a person from Castile (Castilla
in Spanish), a region (and ancient kingdom) in Spain. The name of the region means "castle".
From a place name meaning "cold field", from Old English ceald
"cold" and feld
Occupational name for one who made leggings, derived from Old French chausse
Indicated a person who lived near a causeway, from Middle English caucey
Derived from the word cavallo
meaning "horse". This surname is common in Piedmont.
Indicated a person who lived near a "cave", from Latin cavea
Means "Czech". The name was used to differentiate a native of Bohemia from the natives of Silesia, Moravia and other regions that are now part of the Czech Republic.
From the Welsh given name Seisyll
, which was derived from the Roman name Sextilius
, a derivative of SEXTUS
Derived from a place name meaning "dairy farm belonging to CHAD
" in Old English.
Matronymic surname from the Yiddish feminine name Khayke
, a diminutive of Khaye
Means "peasant, cottager". The name referred to a peasant who owned a very small piece of land.
Occupational name for one who looked after the master bedroom, from Norman French cambrelain
Occupational name for one who looked after the master bedroom, from Norman French cambre
Occupational surname meaning "candle seller" or "candle maker" in Middle English, ultimately derived from Old French.
Occupational name for a merchant, from Old English ceapmann
From a diminutive of the old French word chape
"cloak, hood". The name referred to a person who made or sold cloaks, or often wore one.
Derived from a diminutive form of French charbon
"charcoal". The name was most likely a nickname for a person with black hair or a dark complexion.
Means "leather worker" in Persian, from charm
"leather" combined with chi
, denoting an occupation.
Meant "cart" in Old French. The name was probably used to denote a carter or a cartwright.
Occupational name for a hunter, from Middle English chase
From Old French castan
"chestnut tree" (Latin castanea
), hence a topographic name for someone living near a particular chestnut tree or group of them, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-coloured hair... [more]
From the Spanish word llaves
meaning "keys". It was a name for a key maker.
From Chinese 陈 (chén)
meaning "exhibit, display, old, ancient" and also referring to the former state of Chen, which existed in what is now Henan province from the 11th to 5th centuries BC.
Derived from chevalier
, a nickname meaning "knight", which was from cheval
, the French word for "horse", ultimately from Latin caballus
CHEVROLET French, German (Swiss)
meaning "goat" and lait
meaning "milk", perhaps a name used to describe a farmer who cultivated goats.
Patronymic name used in Bulgaria, but derived from the Turkish word chilik
Means "small loaf of bread" from Polish chleb
"bread". It was most likely used to denote a baker.
Derived from Czech chmel
"hops". The name probably referred to a person who grew hops. Hops is a plant whose dried flowers are used in brewing beer.
Means "holder of four" in Sanskrit, from catus
"all-round" combined with dhurîya
"undertaking a burden". It is most likely a reference to a military leader who controlled four different forces... [more]
From the English word, it probably referred to a person who lived close to a church.
Derived from the past participle of the verb chváatat
Derived from the given name Cino
, a short form of names ending in Cino
Means "dweller on the river's edge". It is of Moravian origin.
From the name of a town Cisternino, near the city of Bari in southern Italy.
Means "cleric" or "scribe", from Old English clerec
meaning "priest", ultimately from Latin clericus
. A famous bearer was William Clark, an explorer of the west of North America.
Means simply "clay", originally referring to a person who lived near or worked with of clay.
Derived from the given name CLEMENT
. This was the surname of the famous Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain.
Derived from a place name which meant "ford by a cliff" in Old English.
Derived from a place name meaning "settlement by a cliff" in Old English.
Derived from a place name meaning "settlement on the River Glyme" in Old English.
Topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure of some sort, such as (in towns), a courtyard set back from the main street or (in county districts) a farmyard.
Derived from French clou
"nail". The name referred to someone who made or sold nails.
From a medieval English byname meaning "lump".
COCKBURN Scottish, English
Originally indicated someone who came from Cockburn, a place in Berwickshire. The place name is derived from Old English cocc
"rooster" and burna
Means "priest" from Hebrew כֹּהֵן (kohen)
. It originally denoted one of the priestly tribe of Levi.
From Italian cuoio
meaning "leather". This was an occupational surname for leather workers and tanners.
Means "maker of winter coats" from Romanian cojoc
COKES (1) English
Derived from the Middle English hypocoristic suffix -coke(s)
which meant "cockerel" possibly denoting someone who strutted around like a cockerel. It was commonly attached to the end of short forms of medieval names, as in Hancock or Alcock.
COLLINS (1) Irish
Anglicized form of Ó COILEÁIN
. A famous bearer was Michael Collins, an Irish nationalist leader who was assassinated in 1922.
Locative surname coming from the word colombo
meaning "dove". It indicated a house where doves were held.
From a place name meaning "narrow corner" or "narrow wood" in Gaelic.
Derived from Italian columba
meaning "dove", given to a dove keeper.
Old English from a Celtic root meaning "valley". Many place names all over England (mostly in the south, like Cornwall and Sussex) take the name. As the name comes from a non-specific geographical term, the Celtic meaning does not prove Celtic ancestry... [more]
COMO (2) Italian
From Como, a city of Lombardy, the rival city of Milano during the Middle Ages.
From the River Culm in Devon, England. This name is seen in the Domesday book as Culmstoke or Colmstoke.
Indicated a person from Franche-Comté, a province in eastern France.
Occupational name for an examiner or inspector, derived from Middle English connere
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Conghalaigh
, which means "descendant of Conghalach". Conghalach
is a nickname meaning "valiant".
From Latin comes stabuli
, the "count or officer of the stable". By the time it had reached France it had become Cunestable
, and as such was brought to England... [more]
Means "count" (as in the noble title) from Old French conte
. It denoted a person who worked for a count or, in rare cases, was a count.
Derived from Old English coc
meaning "cook", ultimately from Latin coquus
. It was an occupational name for a cook, a man who sold cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house.
From Irish Ó Cuana
meaning "descendant of Cuana". Cuana
probably means "handsome, elegant". The Cooney sept originated in County Tyrone.
From Irish Ó Corcráin
meaning "descendant of Corcrán", a given name derived from the Gaelic word corcair
Derived from the Old Norse given name Kóri
, of unknown meaning.
Derived mostly from names of places typical of northern Italy, especially Lombardy. Places called Corna come from a pre-Latin word of the Lombard dialect: corna
Derived from Old French corne
meaning "horn". It referred to one who worked as a horn blower.
From Italian corte
meaning "court", a locative surname.
Nickname derived from Italian corvo
Derived from Old French cordoan
"leather", ultimately from the name of the Spanish city of Cordova
Derived from the occupation then known as cotter
, which means "cottager", a farming small landowner.
From the French word coupe
meaning "to cut".
COURTENAY (1) English
From the name of towns in France which were originally derivatives of the Gallo-Roman personal name Curtenus
, itself derived from Latin curtus
From the place name Cults
in Aberdeenshire, derived from a Gaelic word meaning "woods".
COWDEN English, Scottish
From various place names meaning either "coal valley", "coal hill", or "cow pasture" in Old English.
Derived from the medieval nickname cok
which meant "rooster". The nickname was commonly added to given names to create such diminutives as Hancock and Alcock.
Means "quiet, shy, coy" from Middle English coi
Derived from the Italian word cracchiola
, a chicory-like vegetable.
Derived from Gaelic creag
meaning "crag" or "rocks". This surname originally belonged to a person who lived near a crag.
From a place name derived from Old English crawa
"crow" and ford
From the name of a city in Lombardy, northern Italy: Crema (near Cremona).
Locative name derived from the Italian city of Cremona, south of Milan, in Lombardy. This name is especially common on Sicily.
CREWE English, Welsh
Originally denoted someone from Crewe in Cheshire, which comes from Welsh criu
Derived from the Serbian crn
"black". The name referred to a person who was dark-skinned, or a person from the region Crna Gora
"Black Mountain" in modern-day Montenegro.
Locative surname coming from names of places like Crocette
, in which the main word is croce
"cross". Dino Paolo Crocetti is the real name of the American singer and actor Dean Martin (1917-1995) whose family came from Abruzzo.
Occupational name referring to a fruit picker or a crop reaper.
Locative surname meaning "cross". It denoted one who lived near a cross symbol, or near a crossroads.
Means "kaiser, emperor" in Hungarian. Originally it was applied to someone who acted kingly.
Means "chipped, jagged" in Hungarian. It possibly originates from a nickname.
Derived from Czech ctvrt
"one quarter" and lan
, a medieval Czech measure of land, equal to approximately 18 hectares. The name denoted someone who owned one quarter of a lan
Means "little kitchen", derived from the word cucina
Derived from the name of the town Cuéllar in the Segovia province of Spain.
Derived from the Spanish word cueva
which means "cave", cuevas
CULLEN (1) English
From an Old French form of Cologne
, a city in Germany. This surname originally indicated a person who was from that place.
From a place name in the Ayrshire district of Scotland. It possibly comes from the Gaelic cuinneag
meaning "milk pail", or coney
meaning "rabbit home".
Nickname for a courteous person from Old French curteis
CUYPERS Dutch Next Page >
From the Dutch occupation of kuiper
, which means "cooper, barrel maker".