Surnames Starting with E

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EADSEnglish
Means "son of EDA (2)" or "son of ADAM".
EARLEnglish
From the aristocratic title, which derives from Old English eorl meaning "nobleman, warrior". It was either a nickname for one who acted like an earl, or an occupational name for a person employed by an earl.
EARLSEnglish
Patronymic form of EARL.
EASOMEnglish
Variant of EADS.
EASONEnglish
Variant of EADS.
EASTONEnglish
From the name of various places meaning "east town" in Old English.
EATONEnglish
From any of the various English towns with this name, derived from Old English ea "river" and tun "enclosure, yard, town".
EBERHARDTGerman
Derived from the given name EBERHARD.
EBNER (1)German
Originally indicated a dweller on a flat piece of land, derived from Middle High German ebene "plateau".
EBNER (2)German
Means "judge, arbiter" from Middle High German ebenære.
EBRAHIMIPersian
From the given name EBRAHIM.
ECCLESTONEnglish
Denoted a person from any of the various places named Eccleston in England, derived from Latin ecclesia "church" (via Briton) and Old English tun "enclosure, yard, town".
ECHEVERRÍASpanish
Derived from the Basque place name Etxeberria, which itself is derived from Basque etxe "house" and berri "new".
ECKSTEINGerman
From Old High German ecka meaning "edge, corner" and stein meaning "stone".
EDGAREnglish
Derived from the given name EDGAR.
EDISONEnglish
Means "son of EDA (2)" or "son of ADAM". The surname was borne by American inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931).
EDWARDSEnglish
Means "son of EDWARD".
EDWARDSONEnglish
Means "son of EDWARD".
EERKENSDutch
Variant of ERKENS.
EGGERGerman
South German occupational name for a plowman or farmer, derived from German eggen "to harrow, to plow".
EGLĪTISLatvian
From Latvian egle meaning "spruce tree".
EICHELGerman
Means "acorn" in German, indicating a person who lived near an oak tree.
EIKENBOOMDutch
Means "oak tree", from Dutch eik "oak" and boom "tree".
EILERTSGerman
Derived from the given name EILERT.
EINARSSONSwedish
Means "son of EINAR".
EKSwedish
Means "oak" in Swedish.
EKLUNDSwedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and lund "grove".
EKMEKÇITurkish
Means "baker" in Turkish.
EL-AMINArabic
Variant transcription of AL-AMIN.
ELDSwedish
From Old Norse eldr, modern Swedish eld, meaning "fire".
ELDEREnglish
Derived from Old English ealdra meaning "older", used to distinguish two people who had the same name.
ELDREDEnglish
From the given name EALDRÆD.
ELDRIDGEEnglish
Derived from the given name ALDRIC.
ELENAItalian
Derived from the given name ELENA.
EL-GHAZZAWYArabic
Variant transcription of AL-GHAZZAWI.
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".
ELLERYEnglish
From the medieval masculine name HILARY.
ELLIOTTEnglish
Derived from a diminutive of the given name ELIAS.
ELLISEnglish, Welsh
Derived from the given name ELIJAH, or sometimes ELISEDD.
ELLISONEnglish
Patronymic form of the English name Ellis, from the medieval given name Elis, a vernacular form of ELIJAH.
ELLSWORTHEnglish
Habitational name for a person from the town of Elsworth in Cambridgeshire. The town's name is derived from the masculine given name Ella (a short form of Old English names beginning with the elements ælf meaning "elf" or eald meaning "old") combined with worþ meaning "enclosure".
ELMEREnglish
Derived from the Old English name ÆÐELMÆR.
ELMERSSONSwedish
Means "son of ELMER".
EL-MOFTYArabic
Variant transcription of AL-MUFTI.
ELVISEnglish
Variant of ELWES.
ELWESEnglish
Derived from the given name ELOISE.
ELWINEnglish
Variant of ELWYN.
ELWYNEnglish
Derived from the given names ÆLFWINE, ÆÐELWINE or EALDWINE.
ELYEnglish
From the name of a town in eastern England meaning "eel district".
ELZINGADutch
Probably from a place name which was a derivative of Dutch els meaning "alder tree".
EMERSONEnglish
Means "son of EMERY". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
ÉMILEFrench
Derived from the given name ÉMILE.
EMMETEnglish
Variant of EMMETT. This name was borne by the Irish nationalist Robert Emmet (1778-1803).
EMMETTEnglish
Derived from a diminutive of the feminine given name EMMA.
ENDICOTTEnglish
Topographic name derived from Old English meaning "from the end cottage".
ENGBERGSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and berg "mountain".
ENGELGerman
Derived from German given names beginning with Engel, such as ENGELBERT.
ENGLISHEnglish
Denoted a person who was of English heritage. It was used to distinguish people who lived in border areas (for example, near Wales or Scotland). It was also used to distinguish an Anglo-Saxon from a Norman.
ENGMANSwedish
From Swedish äng "meadow" and man "man", originally a name for a person who lived in a meadow.
ENGSTRÖMSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and ström "stream".
ENNSGerman
Derived from a short form of the German given name ANSELM.
EPISCOPOItalian
Means "bishop" in Italian, ultimately from Greek επισκοπος (episkopos).
ERCKENSDutch
Variant of ERKENS.
ERDŐSHungarian
Occupational name meaning "forester", derived from Hungarian erdő "forest".
ERICKSONEnglish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERICSONEnglish, Swedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERICSSONSwedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERIKSENDanish, Norwegian
Means "son of ERIK".
ERIKSSONSwedish
Means "son of ERIK".
ERKENSDutch
Derived from the given name Erk, a variant of ERIK.
ERMACORAItalian
From the given name ERMACORA.
ERŐSHungarian
Means "strong" in Hungarian.
ESCAMILLASpanish
Derived from the name of the town of Escamilla in Gualadajara, Spain.
ESCÁRCEGASpanish
Derived from the Basque place name Eskarzaga, which itself is derived from Basque hazkar "maple".
ESCARRÀSpanish
Possibly from Catalan esquerrá meaning "left-handed".
ESPARZASpanish
Derived from the Basque place name Espartza, a town in the province of Navarre.
ESPENSENNorwegian
Means "son of ESPEN".
ESPINASpanish
Means "thorn" in Spanish, a name for someone who lived near a thorn bush.
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.
ESSERGerman
Means "cartwright", related to Old High German ahsa "axle".
ESSERTGerman
Variant of ESSER.
ESTÉVEZSpanish
Means "son of ESTEBAN".
ESTRADASpanish
Spanish form of STREET.
ESZESHungarian
Means "clever, bright" in Hungarian.
EUSTISEnglish
Derived from the given name EUSTACE.
EVANGELISTAItalian
Means "evangelist" in Italian.
EVANSWelsh
Means "son of EVAN".
EVANSONEnglish
Means "son of EVAN".
EVELYNEnglish
Derived from the given name AVELINE.
EVEREDEnglish
From the given name EVERARD.
EVERETTEnglish
From the given name EVERARD.
EVERILLEnglish
Derived from the feminine given name EOFORHILD.
EVERLYEnglish
From place names meaning derived from Old English eofor "boar" and leah "woodland, clearing"..
EVERSDutch
Means "son of EVERT".
EWART (1)English
From a Norman form of EDWARD.
EWART (2)English
From the name of an English town, derived from Old English ea "river" and worþ "enclosure".
EZRAJewish
From the given name EZRA.