Surnames Starting with J

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JACK     English, Scottish
From the given name JACK.
JACKSON     English
Means "son of JACK". A famous bearer of this name was American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)... [more]
JACOBS     English, Dutch
Derived from the given name JACOB.
JACOBSE     Dutch
Variant of JACOBS.
JACOBSEN     Danish
Means "son of JACOB".
JACOBSON     English
Means "son of JACOB".
JACQUES     French
From the French given name JACQUES.
JAEGER     German
Variant of JÄGER.
JÄGER     German, Jewish
From Middle High German jeger(e) meaning "hunter".
JAGER     German
Variant of JÄGER.
JAGODA     Polish
Means "berry" in Polish.
JAHODA     Czech, Slovak
Czech cognate of JAGODA.
JAIN     Indian
Referred to a person who followed the principles of Jainism, a religion practiced in India. Jains are the followers of Lord Mahavira (599-527 BC), who preached the principles of Ahimsao (non-violence).
JAKAB     Hungarian
Derived from the given name JAKAB.
JAKEMAN (1)     English
English form of the French name Jacquème (see JAMES).
JAKEMAN (2)     English
Means "servant of JACK".
JAKOBSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of JAKOB".
JAKOLIN     Slovene
From Latin Jacobus, see JAMES.
JAMES     English
Derived from the given name JAMES.
JAMESON     English
Means "son of JAMES".
JAMISON     English
Means "son of JAMES".
JANDA     Polish, Czech
Derived from the given name JAN (1).
JANDAČEK     Czech
Diminutive of JANDA.
JANIČEK     Czech
Derived from the given name JAN (1).
JANKOVIC     Slovak
Means "son of JANKO".
JANKOVIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of JANKO".
JANKOVIČ     Slovene
Means "son of JANKO".
JANKOVICS     Hungarian
Hungarian variant of JANKOVIC.
JANOWSKI     Polish
Habitational name for a person from a town named Janowo, Janow or Janowice.
JANS     Dutch, German
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANSEN     Dutch, Norwegian
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANSENS     Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSING     Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSINGH     Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSINK     Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSON     German, Dutch, Swedish, English
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANSSEN     Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSSENS     Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANVIER     French
Means "(baptized in) January" from French Janvier.
JANZ     German
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANZEN     Dutch
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JARDINE     Scottish, English
Means "garden", denoting someone who worked as a gardener.
JARRETT     English
Variant of GARRETT.
JÄRVI     Finnish
Means "(dweller by the) lake" in Finnish.
JÄRVINEN     Finnish
Derived from Finnish järvi meaning "lake". It is one of the most common surnames in Finland.
JARVIS     English
Derived from the given name GERVAIS.
JASKOLSKI     Polish
Originally indicated a person from Jaskolski in Poland. The name of the town itself is derived from Polish jaskolka "a swallow".
JASKULSKI     Polish
Variant of JASKOLSKI.
JASO     Basque
Derived from Basque jats "sorghum". Sorghum is a type of cereal grass.
JASSO     Basque, Spanish
Variant of JASO.
JEANES (1)     English
The first record of this name comes from records of William the Conqueror's land grants to his supporters during the Conquest of England. The name at that time was De Genez, which indicated a person who came from Genez in Normandy... [more]
JEANES (2)     English
Derived from the given name Jan, a medieval form of JOHN.
JEDLIČKA     Czech
Derived from Czech jedle meaning "fir tree", perhaps given to a person who lived near a fir tree.
JEDYNAK     Polish
Means "only child" from Polish jedynak.
JEFFERS     English
Patronymic of the given name JEFFREY. A famous bearer was poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962).
JEFFERSON     English
Means "son of JEFFREY". A famous bearer was American president Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826).
JEFFERY     English
Derived from the given name JEFFREY.
JEFFRIES     English
Derived from the given name JEFFREY.
JEHLIČKA     Czech
Means "a needle" in Czech. The name was most likely borne by tailors in reference to their occupation.
JEKYLL     English
Derived from the Breton given name JUDICAËL. This name was used by Robert Louis Stevenson for the character of Dr Henry Jekyll in the book 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' (1886).
JELEN     Polish, Czech, Slovak
Means "stag" in the Slavic languages.
JELINEK     Czech
Diminutive of JELEN.
JENKINS     English
From the given name Jenkin, a medieval diminutive of Jen, itself a Middle English form of JOHN.
JENNINGS     English
From the given name Jenyn, a medieval diminutive of Jen, itself a Middle English form of JOHN.
JENSEN     Danish
Means "son of JENS". This is the most common surname in Denmark.
JENSSON     Swedish
Means "son of JENS".
JEONG     Korean
Variant transcription of CHUNG.
JEPHSON     English
Variant of JEPSON.
JEPSON     English
Means "son of JEP".
JERNIGAN     Welsh, English
Derived from the Old Breton name Iarnuuocon meaning "iron famous".
JEROME     English
Derived from the given name JEROME. A famous bearer of this surname was the American-born Jennie Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, mother of Sir Winston Churchill.
JERVIS     English
Variant of JARVIS.
JESPERSEN     Danish
Means "son of JESPER".
JEWEL     English
Variant of JEWELL.
JEWELL     English
Derived from the Breton given name JUDICAËL.
JEZ     Polish
Means "hedgehog" in Polish. It may have originally referred to a person who lived near a sign bearing a hedgehog, or it may have been given to a person who resembled a hedgehog in some way.
JEŽ     Slovene, Czech
Cognate of JEZ.
JEŽEK     Czech
Means "a small hedgehog" in Czech. It may have originally referred to a person who lived near a sign bearing a hedgehog, or it may have been given to a person who resembled a hedgehog in some way.
JIANG (1)     Chinese
From Chinese (jiāng) meaning "river, Yangtze".
JIANG (2)     Chinese
From Chinese (jiāng) meaning "ginger".
JIMENEZ     Spanish
Means "son of JIMENO".
JIN     Chinese
From Chinese (jīn) meaning "gold".
JINKS     English
Means "son of Jenk", Jenk meaning "little JOHN".
JO     Korean
Variant transcription of CHO.
    Hungarian
Means "good" in Hungarian.
JÓHANNSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of JÓHANN".
JOHANSEN     Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of JOHAN".
JOHANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of JOHAN".
JOHNS     English
Derived from the given name JOHN.
JOHNSON     English
Means "son of JOHN". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
JOHNSSON     Swedish, Icelandic
Means "son of JOHAN".
JOHNSTON     Scottish
From the name of a Scottish town, which meant "JOHN's town".
JOINER     English
Occupational surname for a carpenter (that is, a person who joined wood together to make furniture).
JOKELA     Finnish
Derived from Finnish joki "river".
JOKINEN     Finnish
Derived from Finnish joki "river".
JOKUMSEN     Danish
Means "son of JOKUM".
JOLLENBECK     German
In the village of Jollenbeck Germany, there is a river called the Jölle river which gave Jöllenbeck its name.
JÓNÁS     Hungarian
Derived from Jónás, the Hungarian form of JONAS (2).
JONASEN     Danish
Means "son of JONAS (2)".
JONASSON     Swedish
Means "son of JONAS (2)".
JONCKERS     Dutch
Patronymic form of JONKER.
JONES     English, Welsh
Derived from the given name Jon, a medieval variant of JOHN.
JONKER     Dutch
From the Dutch title jonkheer meaning "young lord". It was originally a medieval noble designation (not an actual title) for a young nobleman.
JONKERS     Dutch
Patronymic form of JONKER.
JONKHEER     Dutch
Variant of JONKER.
JÖNSSON     Swedish
Means "son of Jöns". Jöns is a southern Swedish form of JOHANNES.
JONSSON     Swedish
Means "son of Jon". Jon is a short form of JOHAN.
JOÓ     Hungarian
Archaic spelling variant of .
JOOSSENS     Flemish
Means "son of JOOS" in Flemish.
JOOSTEN     Dutch
Derived from the given name JOOST.
JORDÀ     Catalan
Derived from the Catalan form of the given name JORDAN.
JORDAN (1)     English, French, German, Polish
Derived from the given name JORDAN.
JORDAN (2)     Jewish
Derived from the name of the Jordan river in Israel, which is derived from yarad meaning "descend" or "flow down".
JØRGENSEN     Danish
Means "son of JØRGEN".
JOSEPHS     English
Derived from the given name JOSEPH.
JOSEPHSON     English
Means "son of JOSEPH".
JOSHI     Indian
Means "priest, astrologist, fortune teller".
JOUBERT     French
From a given name derived from the Germanic elements gaut (see JOCELYN) and beraht "bright".
JOVANOVIĆ     Serbian
Means "son of JOVAN".
JOYNER     English
Variant of JOINER.
JUÁREZ     Spanish
Variant of SUÁREZ.
JUDD     English
Derived from the medieval name JUDD.
JUHÁSZ     Hungarian
Occupational surname meaning "shepherd" in Hungarian.
JUNDT     German
Derived from a diminutive of the feminine given name JUDITH.
JUNG     German
From Middle High German junc meaning "young".
JUNGE     German
Variant of JUNG.
JURIĆ     Croatian
Means "son of JURE".
JURIŠA     Croatian
Derived from a diminutive form of JURE.
JUSIĆ     Bosnian
Perhaps means "son of JOSIP".
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