Surnames Starting with K

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KACZKA     Polish
Means "duck" in Polish.
KÁDÁR     Hungarian
Means "cooper" in Hungarian (that is, a person who made or repaired wooden barrels).
KADER (1)     Czech
Archaic variant of KUDRNA
KADER (2)     Arabic
Derived from the given name KADER (1).
KADLEC     Czech
Means "weaver" in Czech.
KAGOME     Japanese
Means "park" in Japanese.
KAHLER     German
From a nickname meaning "bald-headed" in German.
KAISER     German
From Middle High German keiser meaning "emperor"... [more]
KALB     German
Means "calf" (the animal) in German.
KALBFLEISCH     German
Occupational surname that indicated a butcher who sold veal meat or a butcher who slaughtered calves... [more]
KALMÁR     Hungarian
Occupational surname that originated from the vocabulary word kalmár meaning "merchant, trader, trafficker" in Hungarian.
KALOYANCHEV     Bulgarian
Means "son of little KALOYAN".
KALOYANOV     Bulgarian
Means "son of KALOYAN".
KALUŽA     Slovene
Means "a puddle" in Slovene.
KALUZA     Polish
Means "a puddle" in Polish.
KAMINSKI     Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Name for someone who came from a town called Kamien... [more]
KAPPEL     German, Dutch
Means "a person who lives near or works at a chapel" from Middle High German kappel "chapel".
KARDOS     Hungarian
From kard that means "sword" in Hungarian... [more]
KARGA     Turkish
Nickname from a Turkish word indicating a "crow".
KARIM     Arabic
Derived from the given name KARIM.
KARIMI     Arabic
Derived from the given name KARIM.
KARL     Dutch, German
From the given name KARL.
KARLSEN     Danish
Means "son of KARL".
KARLSSON     Swedish
Means "son of KARL".
KÁRPÁTHY     Hungarian
Variant (and archaic spelling) of the surname KÁRPÁTI.
KÁRPÁTI     Hungarian
Derived from the Hungarian name of the Carpathian mountains, Kárpátok.
KÁRPÁTY     Hungarian
Variant of KÁRPÁTI.
KARPPINEN     Finnish
From karppi which means "carp".
KARSTENSEN     Danish
Means "son of KARSTEN".
KARTAL     Turkish
From a nickname meaning "eagle".
KASABIAN     Armenian
Means "butcher" in Armenian.
KAŠPAR     Czech, Slovene
Variant of KASPAR
KASPAR     German, Slovene
Derived from the given name KASPAR.
KASPERSEN     Danish
Means "son of KASPER".
KASPRZAK     Polish
Means "son of KASPAR".
KASSMEYER     German
From the Low German area around Paderborn... [more]
KÄSTNER     German
Means "cabinet maker" from German kasten "box".
KASUN     Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Derived from the Old Slavic term kazac "to order, command", here referring to one who bore an air of authority, and whose word was heeded and obeyed.
KATIRCI     Turkish
Derived from Turkish katır meaning "mule", a name for a person who made transports by mule.
KATO     Japanese
From ka meaning "add" and to meaning "wisteria", the latter syllable indicating a connection to the Fujiwara ("wisteria field") clan.
KATÓ     Hungarian
Derived from a diminutive of the Hungarian feminine given name KATALIN.
KATONA     Hungarian
Means "soldier" in Hungarian.
KATRANJIEV     Bulgarian
Patronymic from katranjia "one who works at a tar pit".
KATSAROS     Greek
Means "curly-haired" in Greek.
KATZ     German
Derived from the German word Katze "cat".
KAUBE     German
From the name of a town, Kaub, in Germany.
KÄUFER     German
Variant of KAUFER
KAUFER     German
Means "a trader" in German.
KAUFFMANN     German, Jewish
Variant of KAUFMAN
KAUFMAN     German, Jewish
Means "merchant" in German.
KAUR     Indian (Sikh)
In 1699 the Guru Gobind Singh gave all his Sikh female followers the surname Kaur and all males Singh... [more]
KAVA     Polish
Derived from Polish kawa "coffee", perhaps originally denoting one who worked in the coffee trade.
KAVANAGH     Irish
Derived from the Irish Gaelic name Caomhánach, which means "a student of saint Caomhan"... [more]
KAVANAH     Irish
Variant of KAVANAGH
KAVANAUGH     Irish
Variant of KAVANAGH
KAWAGUCHI     Japanese
Means "mouth of the river" from kawa "river" and guchi "mouth".
KAY (1)     English
Derived from the given name KAY (2).
KAY (2)     English
Derived from Middle English kaye "wharf, quay"... [more]
KEARNEY     Irish
From the Gaelic surname Ó Ceithearnaigh meaning "descendent of Ceithearnach", a given name meaning "warrior".
KECSKEMÉTI     Hungarian
Derived from the name of a town in Hungary, Kecskemét.
KEDVES     Hungarian
Means "kind" in Hungarian.
KEDZIERSKI     Ukrainian, Polish
From a nickname meaning "curly", describing a person with curly hair.
KEEFE     Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic Ó Caoimh meaning "descendent of CAOMH".
KEEGAN     Irish
From Mac Aodhagáin meaning "descendent of Aodhagán"... [more]
KEEN     English
From Old English cene "bold, brave".
KEIGHLEY     English
Derived from an English place name meaning "clearing belonging to Cyhha"... [more]
KEIL     German
From the Middle Ages in Germany, it literally means "wedge shaped"... [more]
KEIR     Scottish
Variant of KERR
KEITH     Scottish
From a place name which is probably derived from the Brythonic element cet meaning "wood"... [more]
KELEMEN     Hungarian
Derived from the given name KELEMEN.
KELLER     German, Hungarian
From Middle High German këller meaning "cellar"... [more]
KELLEY     Irish
Variant of KELLY (1)
KELLOGG     English
From the Middle Ages, a name for a butcher meaning "killer of hogs".
KELLY (1)     Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh, which means "descendent of CEALLACH".
KELLY (2)     Scottish
From a Scottish place name derived from coille "grove".
KELSEY     English
From an English place name meaning "Cenel's island", from the Old English name Cenel "fierce" in combination with eg "island".
KEMÉNY     Hungarian
Means "firm, hard, tough" in Hungarian.
KEMP     English
Derived from the Middle English kempe meaning "champion, warrior".
KEMPF     German
German form of KEMP... [more]
KENDAL     English
Variant of KENDALL
KENDALL     English
Derived from the town of Kendale in England, and was so called from the river Kent, on which it is situated, and dael "valley, dale"... [more]
KENDRICK (1)     English
From the Old English given names CYNERIC or CENRIC.
KENDRICK (2)     Welsh
Derived from the given name CYNWRIG.
KENNARD     English
Derived from the given names CYNEWEARD or CYNEHEARD.
KENNEDY     Irish
From the Irish Gaelic Ó Cinnéidigh meaning "descendent of CENNÉTIG"... [more]
KEREKES     Hungarian
Meaning "wheel-maker, wheeler" from the word kerék that means "wheel" in Hungarian.
KERMIT     Manx
Manx form of MACDERMOTT
KERMODE     Manx
Manx form of MACDERMOTT
KERNER     German
Derived from German kern "seed"... [more]
KERPER     German
Variant of GERBER
KERR     Scottish
From Scots kerr meaning "rough wet ground", ultimately from Old Norse kjarr.
KERRY     English
Variant of KENDRICK (1)
KERSEY     English
From an English place name meaning "watercress island".
KERTÉSZ     Hungarian
Occupational surname meaning "gardener" in Hungarian.
KERWAR     German
Variant of GERBER
KERWER     German
Variant of GERBER
KEVINS     English
Means "son of KEVIN".
KEVINSON     English
Means "son of KEVIN".
KEVORKIAN     Armenian
Alternative spelling of GEVORGIAN in transliteration from the Armenian alphabet to the Roman.
KEY     English
Variant of KAY (1) or KAY (2).
KEYS     English
Variant of KAY (1).
KHACHATURIAN     Armenian
Means "son of Khachatur" in Armenian... [more]
KHOROUSHI     Iranian
Derived from the given name Khurush, the Persian form of CYRUS.
KIDD     English, Scottish
From a nickname meaning "young goat, kid" in Middle English.
KIEFER (1)     German
Means "pine tree" in German.
KIEFER (2)     German
Derived from German kufe meaning "barrel"... [more]
KIJEK     Polish
Means "a small stick" in Polish.
KIKKERT     Dutch
Dutch surname meaning "frog".
KILDUFF     Irish
From the Gaelic Mac Giolla Dhuibh meaning "son of the black(haired) man".
KILLAM     English
Denoted one who hailed from the English town of Kilham, meaning "the hamlet of the kilns".
KILLOUGH     Irish
Indicated a person who was from Killough (County Down, Northern Ireland) or Killough (Wicklow, Ireland)... [more]
KIM     Korean
Means "gold" in Korean. This is the most popular surname in Korea.
KIMBALL     English
Derived from the Welsh given name CYNBEL or the Old English given name CYNEBALD.
KIMBERLEY     English
Variant of KIMBERLY
KIMBERLY     English
From various English places called Kimberley... [more]
KIMURA     Japanese
Means "tree village" in Japanese.
KING     English
From Old English cyning, originally a nickname for someone who either acted in a kingly manner or who worked for or was otherwise associated with a king.
KINGSLEY     English
From a place name meaning "king's clearing" in Old English.
KINGSTON     English
From a place name meaning "king's town" in Old English.
KINLEY     Scottish
Variant of MCKINLEY
KINNAIRD     Scottish
From the name of a place in Scotland... [more]
KINSLEY     English
Derived from the given name CYNESIGE
KIPLING     English
From the name of a town in Yorkshire... [more]
KIRÁLY     Hungarian
Means "king" in Hungarian. This was a nickname for a person who acted kingly.
KIRBY     English
Derived from Kirkeby, a name for numerous locations in northern England... [more]
KIRCHNER     German
Derived from Middle High German kirche "church"... [more]
KIS     Hungarian
Nickname meaning "small" in Hungarian.
KISS     Hungarian
Variant of KIS
KISTLER     German
Occupational name meaning "chest maker, cabinetmaker" in German.
KISTNER     German
Variant of KÄSTNER.
KITA     Japanese
From ki meaning "tree" and ta meaning "field".
KITCHEN     English
Occupational name for a person who worked in a kitchen (of a monastery for example).
KITCHENS     English
Variant of KITCHEN
KJELDSEN     Danish
Means "son of KJELD".
KJELLSSON     Swedish
Means "son of KJELL".
KLADIVO     Czech
Means "hammer" in Czech... [more]
KLASSEN     Danish
Variant of KLAUSEN
KLASSON     Swedish
Means "son of KLAS".
KLAUSEN     Danish
Means "son of KLAUS".
KLEID     German, Jewish
Occupational name for a tailor, from German Kleid meaning "garment, clothing".
KLEIN     German, Dutch, Jewish
Means "little" from German klein or Yiddish kleyn... [more]
KLEMENTS     Slovene
From the given name KLEMEN.
KLERK     Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK
KLERKEN     Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK
KLERKS     Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK
KLERKSE     Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK
KLERKX     Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK
KLERX     Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK
KLIMA     Czech
Derived from Klima, a diminutive of KLIMENT.
KLÍMEK     Czech
Derived from Klímek, a diminutive of KLIMENT.
KLIMEK     Polish
Derived from the name Klimek, a diminutive of KLEMENS.
KLIMY     Czech
Means "descendent of Klima", Klima being a diminutive of KLIMENT.
KLOET     Dutch
From the word kloet (plural kloeten), which was a kind of punting-pole used in shipping during the 16th century... [more]
KLOETEN     Dutch
Variant of KLOET
KLOETER     Dutch
Variant of KLOET
KLOSSNER     German
Derived from German Klausner meaning "hermit".
KNAGGS     English
Found most commonly in the north of England, in particular Yorkshire... [more]
KNEF     German
Occupational name for a shoemaker (derived from Low German knif meaning "shoemaker's knife").
KNEIB     German
Variant of KNEF
KNELLER     German
Originally a nickname for a noisy or disruptive person, derived from Old German knellen "to make noise, to cause a disturbance".
KNEPP     German
Variant of KNOPF
KNEZEVIC     Croatian, Serbian
Patronymic of the South Slavic word knez meaning "prince".
KNIGHT     English
Krom the Old English cniht, meaning "knight" or "tenant serving as a mounted soldier"... [more]
KNOCHENMUS     German
From German knochen "bone" and mus "sauce"... [more]
KNOPF     German
Means "button" in German, originally belonging to a button maker or button seller.
KNOPP     German
Variant of KNOPF
KNUDSEN     Danish
Means "son of KNUD".
KNUTSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of KNUT".
KNUTSON     Swedish
Variant of KNUTSSON
KNUTSSON     Swedish
Means "son of KNUT".
KOBAYASHI     Japanese
Means "small forest" in Japanese, derived from ko "small" and hayashi "forest".
KÓBOR     Hungarian
From the word kóbor that means "wanderer, ranger" in Hungarian.
KOÇ     Turkish
Means "ram" in Turkish.
KOCH     German
From a German word meaning "cook". This is a very common German name.
KOCK     Low German
From Middle Low German kok meaning "cook".
KOCSIS     Hungarian
Means "coachman" in Hungarian.
KOEMAN     Dutch
From the Old Dutch word koeman, which means "merchant"... [more]
KOEMANS     Dutch
Variant of KOEMAN
KOENIG     German
German cognate of KING.
KÖHL     German
Variant of KOHL
KOHL     German
Derived from Middle High German kol "cabbage".
KÖHLER     German
Variant of KOHLER
KOHLER     German
From Middle High German koler meaning "charcoal burner" or "charcoal seller".
KOHOUT     Czech
Means "rooster" in Czech.
KOHUT     Ukrainian
Means "rooster" in Ukrainian. It was a nickname for a proud person.
KOIZUMI     Japanese
Means "little spring" in Japanese... [more]
KOKINOS     Greek
From a nickname meaning "red".
KOKOT     Slovene
Means "rooster" in Slovene.
KOLAR     Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic kolar meaning "cartwright".
KOLBE     German
Means "mace" in German... [more]
KOLEN     Dutch
Variant of KOOL
KOLIJN     Dutch
Variant of KOOL
KOLLEN     Dutch
Variant of KOOL
KÖNIG     German
German cognate of KING, from Middle High German künnic, künec.
KÖNIGSMANN     German
Means a "king's man", or someone who played a king in a play.
KONING     Dutch
Dutch cognate of KING.
KONSTANTINOV     Russian, Bulgarian
Means "descendent of KONSTANTIN".
KOOL     Dutch
Derived from the given name NICHOLAS.
KOOLE     Dutch
Variant of KOOL
KOOLEN     Dutch
Variant of KOOL
KOOLS     Dutch
Variant of KOOL
KOPECKY     Czech
Derived from Czech kopec "hill"... [more]
KOPITAR     Slovene
Means "shoemaker".
KOPP     German
Derived from the given name JACOB.
KOROŠEC     Slovene
Originally indicated a person from Koroška (Carinthia), a medieval Slovene state, now divided between Slovenia and Austria.
KORRAPATI     Indian, Telugu
Locational surname, from an area called Korra or Korrapalem... [more]
KOŠAR     Croatian
From the Slavic word koš meaning "basket"... [more]
KOSMATKA     Polish
Derived from Polish kosmaty meaning "shaggy, hairy".
KOSTELECKY     Czech
Originally denoted a person from a village named Kostelec... [more]
KOSZORÚS     Hungarian
Derived from koszorú, a Hungarian word that means "garland, wreath, girdle"... [more]
KOUMAN     Dutch
Variant of KOEMAN
KOUMANS     Dutch
Variant of KOEMAN
KOVÁČ     Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak cognate of KOWALSKI
KOVAC     Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Simplified spelling of KOVÁČ or KOVAČ
KOVAČ     Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene cognate of KOWALSKI
KOVÁCH     Hungarian
Archaic spelling variant of KOVÁCS.
KOVACHEV     Bulgarian
Patronymic from kovach "blacksmith".
KOVÁCS     Hungarian
Hungarian form of KOWALSKI
KOVÁŘ     Czech
Variant of KOVÁČ
KOVÁTS     Hungarian
Hungarian form of KOWALSKI
KÖVÉR     Hungarian
Means "fat" in Hungarian.
KOWALCZYK     Polish
Patronymic from Polish kowal "blacksmith".
KOWALSKI     Polish
From the Polish word kowal meaning "blacksmith".
KOZEL     Slovene, Ukrainian
Derived from the Slavic kozel "goat", probably used to denote a goatherd.
KOZIOL     Polish
Means "goat" in Polish, probably used to denote a goatherd.
KOZLOV     Russian
Patronymic from the Slavic word kozel "goat", probably used to denote a goatherd.
KOZLOW     Polish
From the Polish place name Kozlow, ultimately derived from koziol "goat".
KOZLOWSKI     Polish
Originally a name for a person from Kozlow, Kozlowo, or any other place whose name was derived from Polish koziol "goat".
KRAEMER     German
Variant of KRÄMER.
KRAKOWSKI     Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for a person of the city of Kraków in southern Poland.
KRALL     Czech
From Czech král "king"... [more]
KRÄMER     German
From Middle High German kræmer, kramære, kromer and Middle Low German kramer, kremer, kromer meaning "shopkeeper, grocer".
KRAMER     German, Jewish
Variant of KRÄMER.
KRAMR     Czech
Czech form of KRAMER.
KRANTZ     Jewish, German, Dutch
Variant of KRANZ
KRANZ     Dutch, German
Derived from Middle High German kranz "wreath".
KRASTEV     Bulgarian
Means "son of KRASTIO".
KRATOCHVIL     Czech
Derived from the Czech kratochvile "pastime".
KRAUS     German
From Middle High German krus meaning "curly"... [more]
KRAUSE     German
Variant of KRAUS
KRAUSS     German
Variant of KRAUS
KRAUß     German
Variant of KRAUS
KRAVITZ     Jewish
Occupational name meaning "tailor" (from Polish krawiec)... [more]
KREBS     German
German word meaning "crab", perhaps a nickname for a person with a crab-like walk.
KREJCI     Czech
Means "tailor" in Czech.
KRISTENSEN     Danish
Means "son of KRISTEN (1)".
KRISTIANSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of KRISTIAN".
KRIŽ     Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Means "cross" in Czech.
KRIZMAN     Slovene
From the given name KRISTIJAN.
KRÓL     Polish
Means "king" in Polish... [more]
KRON     German, Swedish
Means "crown", perhaps a nickname for one who worked in a royal household.
KRUCKEL     German
Nickname for a crippled person or someone who walked with a cane, from German krücke meaning "cane".
KRÜGER (1)     Low German
In northern Germany: From Middle Low German kroger, kruger meaning "host".
KRÜGER (2)     German
In southern Germany: Means "potter" from Middle High German kruoc meaning "jug, pot".
KRUGER     German
Variant of KRÜGER (1) and KRÜGER (2).
KRUPIN     Russian
Derived from the West Slavic krupa "barley".
KRUSE (1)     German
Variant of KRAUS
KRUSE (2)     German
Occupational surname meaning "potter", from Middle High German kruse "pot, jug".
KRUSEN     Dutch
From the name of a place in Holland, derived from cruys, kruis "cross".
KUANG     Chinese
Means "frame" in Chinese.
KUCERA     Czech
Means "curl" in Czech; a nickname for a person with curly locks of hair.
KÜCHLER     German
Occupational surname for a baker who made small cakes or cookies... [more]
KÜÇÜK     Turkish
Means "small" in Turkish.
KUDRNA     Czech
Cognate of KUCERA.
KUHN     German
Derived from a diminutive of the German given name KONRAD.
KUIJPERS     Dutch
Variant of CUYPERS
KUIPER     Dutch
Variant of CUYPERS
KUIPERS     Dutch
Variant of CUYPERS
KULKARNI     Indian
Means "taxman, revenue collector", from the Indian state of Maharashtra.
KULMALA     Finnish
Means "corner", with suffix -la giving an idea of a place... [more]
KUMIEGA     Polish
Derived from a Polish word meaning "friend".
KUNDAKÇI     Turkish
Means "kundak maker", kundak being the wooden part of a rifle.
KUNDERT     German
Derived from the given name KONRAD.
KUNKEL     German
Occupational name for a maker of spindles (Middle German kunkel "spindle", ultimately from Latin conus "cone").
KUNKLE     German
Variant of KUNKEL
KUNTZ     German
Derived from a nickname of KONRAD.
KUNZE     German
Derived from a nickname of the given name KONRAD.
KUROSAWA     Japanese
Means "black swamp", from the prefix kuro, meaning "black", and sawa, "swamp".
KURUCZ     Hungarian
Derived from the Hungarian word kuruc... [more]
KURZMANN     German
Means "short man" in German.
KUZNETSOV     Russian
Patronymic of the Russian term kuznets, meaning "blacksmith".
KWAN     Chinese, Korean
Means "mountain".
KWOK     Chinese
Means "boundary", and indicated someone who lived bear the boundary of a city, town or country.
KYLES     Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caol meaning "narrows, channel, strait", originally given to a person who lived by a strait.
KYNASTON     English
Originally derived from a place name meaning "CYNEFRIÐ's town" in Old English.
KYSELY     Czech, Slovak
Means "sour" in Czech... [more]
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