Browse Surnames

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GUTTUSO     Italian
From a Sicilian nickname guttusu that means "sad person"... [more]
GWERDER     German (Swiss)
From the Swiss German word gwerig, an adjective meaning "agile" or "alert".
GWOZDEK     Polish
Derived from either gwozd, an archaic Polish word for "forest", or gwozdz "nail".
HAAK     Dutch
Occupational name meaning "pedlar" in Dutch.
HAAKONSSON     Norwegian
Means "son of HÅKON".
HAANRAADS     Dutch
Variant of VAN HAANRADE
HAANRAADTS     Dutch
Variant of VAN HAANRADE
HAANRAATS     Dutch
Variant of VAN HAANRADE
HAANRATH     Dutch
Variant of VAN HAANRADE
HAAS     Dutch, German
Variant of HASE
HAASE     German
Variant of HASE
HABER     German, Jewish
Derived from German Haber "oats"... [more]
HABICH     German
German cognate of HAWK
HABICHT     German
German cognate of HAWK
HACKETT     English
From a diminutive of the medieval given name Hake, which was of Old Norse origin and meant "hook".
HADAWAY     English
Variant of HATHAWAY
HADEN     English, Irish
Variant of HAYDEN (1)
HADJIEV     Bulgarian
Means "son of the pilgrim" from Bulgarian hadjia "pilgrim", ultimately derived from the Arabic hajj.
HAENRAATS     Dutch
Variant of VAN HAANRADE
HAENRAETS     Dutch
Variant of VAN HAANRADE
HAFNER     German
Derived from Middle German hafen "pot, dish", referring to a potter.
HAGEBAK     Norwegian
Norwegian for "garden on a hill".
HAGGARD     English
From a descriptive nickname meaning "wild, untamed, worn".
HAGOPIAN     Armenian
Means "son of HAGOP" in Armenian.
HAHN     German
From Middle High German han, hane meaning "rooster"... [more]
HAIGHT     English
Name given to someone who lived at the top of a hill.
HAILEY     English
Variant of HAYLEY
HAJEK     Czech
Means "thicket" in Czech.
HAJÓS     Hungarian
Means "boatman" in Hungarian.
HAKIM     Arabic
Derived from the given name HAKIM
HALÁSZ     Hungarian
Means "fisherman" in Hungarian.
HALE     English
Derived from Old English healh meaning "nook, hollow".
HALEY     English
Variant of HAYLEY
HALL     English, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Means simply "hall", given to one who either lived in or worked in a hall (the house of a medieval noble).
HALLE     German
German variant of HALL
HALLMAN     English, Swedish
Occupational variant of HALL
HALLORAN     Irish
From Irish Ó hAllmhuráin meaning "descendent of Allmhurán"... [more]
HALMI     Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian halom meaning "mound, small hill"... [more]
HAMASAKI     Japanese
From hama meaning "beach, seashore" and saki meaning "small peninsula, cape".
HAMILTON     English, Scottish
From an English place name, derived from the elements hamel "crooked, mutilated" and dun "hill"... [more]
HAMM     English
Means "river meadow" in Old English.
HAMPSON     English
Means "son of HAMO".
HAMPTON     English
From the name of a town in England, meaning "homestead farm".
HAN     Chinese, Korean
Means "country" in Chinese and Korean.
HANCOCK     English
From a diminutive of the medieval name HANN... [more]
HANEGAN     Irish
Variant of O'HANNAGAIN.
HANIGAN     Irish
Variant of O'HANNAGAIN.
HANLEY     English
Means "high meadow" in Old English.
HANNIGAN     Irish
Variant of O'HANNAGAIN.
HANNIGEN     Irish
Variant of O'HANNAGAIN.
HANRAETS     Dutch
Variant of VAN HAANRADE.
HANSEN (1)     Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Frisian
Means "son of HANS".
HANSEN (2)     Danish
Means "son of HANS".
HANSON     English
Means "son of HANN".
HANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of HANS".
HARALAMPIEV     Bulgarian
Means "son of Haralampi", Haralampi being the Bulgarian form of CHARALAMPOS.
HARALDSSON     Norwegian
Means "son of HARALD".
HARDEN     English
From a place name meaning "hare valley" in Old English.
HARDIE     Scottish
Scottish form of HARDY... [more]
HARDING     English
Derived from the given name HEARD... [more]
HARDWICK     English
From Old English heorde "herd" and wic "farm".
HARDY     English, French
From Old French hardi meaning "bold, daring".
HAREL     Jewish
Means in Hebrew "mountain of God".
HARFORD     English
Habitational name from places called Harford, in Gloucestershire and Devon, meaning "hart ford".
HARGRAVE     English
Derived from the Old English elements har meaning "grey" and graefe "thicket".
HARLAN     English
Variant of HARLAND
HARLAND     English
From a place name meaning "hare land" in Old English.
HARLEY     English
Derived from a place name meaning "hare clearing" from Old English hara "hare" and leah "woodland, clearing".
HARLOW     English
Habitational name derived from a number of locations named Harlow, from Old English hær "rock" or here "army", combined with hlaw "hill".
HARMAAJÄRVI     Finnish
Means "grey lake". It is one of the many water-related surnames in Finland.
HARMAN     English, French, German
Variant of HERMANN
HARMON     English
From the given name HERMAN.
HAROLDSON     English
Means "son of HAROLD".
HARPER     English
Originally belonged to a person who played the harp or who made harps.
HARRELL     English
From the given name HAROLD.
HARRELSON     English
Variant of HAROLDSON... [more]
HARRIS     English
Means "son of HARRY".
HARRISON     English
Means "son of HARRY".
HART     English
Means "male deer"... [more]
HARTELL     English
Diminutive of either hardt "hardy, tough" or hart "male deer".
HARTMANN     German
From the German given name HARTMANN.
HARVEY     English
From the Breton given name Haerviu (see HARVEY).
HASE     German
From Middle High German and Middle Low German hase meaning "hare, rabbit"... [more]
HASEK     German
Means "hare" from the German word haase.
HASENKAMP     German
Means "rabbit field", from Middle German hase "rabbit" and kamp "field"... [more]
HASHIMOTO     Japanese
Means "base of bridge" from hashi meaning "bridge" and moto meaning "base".
HASS     German
From the given name Hasso, a diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element hadu meaning "combat".
HATHAWAY     English
Habitational name for someone who lived by a path across a heath, from Middle English hathe "heath" and weye "way".
HATHEWAY     English
Variant of HATHAWAY
HATHOWAY     English
Variant of HATHAWAY
HAUER     German
Derived from Middle High German houwen "to chop"... [more]
HAUGEN     Norwegian
Means "hill" in Norwegian, used by families residing on hilltops.
HAUMANN     Dutch
Means "wood cutter" and is represented in the family crest... [more]
HAUPT     German
German cognate of HEAD (1) or HEAD (2).
HAUSLER     German
From the German word haus meaning "house", combined with the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant... [more]
HAVEL     Czech
Derived from the given name HAVEL.
HAVELKA     Czech
Means "son of HAVEL" in Czech.
HAVENER     German
Variant of HAFNER
HAVLÍČEK     Czech
Diminutive form of HAVEL.
HAWARD     English
Variant of HOWARD (1) or HAYWARD.
HAWK     English
Originally a nickname for a person who had a hawk-like appearance or who acted in a fierce manner.
HAWKING     English
From a diminutive of HAWK.
HAWKINS     English
Patronymic surname derived from a diminutive of HAWK.
HAYASHI     Japanese
Means "forest"... [more]
HAYDEN (1)     English
Derived from place names meaning either "hay valley" or "hay hill", derived from Old English heg "hay" and denu "valley" or dun "hill".
HAYDEN (2)     Irish
Anglicized form of Ó HÉIDEÁIN or Ó HÉIDÍN
HAYES (1)     English
Denoted a dweller at or near a hedge or hedged enclosure, or the keeper of hedges or fences... [more]
HAYES (2)     Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó hAodha meaning "descendent of AODH".
HAYES (3)     Yiddish
Matronymic surname from the Yiddish name Khaye "life".
HAYLEY     English
From the name of an English town meaning "hay clearing" from Old English heg "hay" and leah "clearing".
HAYWARD     English
Occupational name for a person who protected an enclosed forest... [more]
HAYWOOD     English
Derived from a place name meaning "fenced wood" in Old English.
HEAD (1)     English
From Middle English hed, from Old English heafod, akin to Old High German houbit and Latin caput (both meaning "head")... [more]
HEAD (2)     English
Referred originally to a person who lived at the head of a river or on a hilltop.
HEADLEY     English
From a place name meaning "heather clearing" in Old English.
HEARN     Irish
Anglicized form of Ó HEACHTHIGHEARNA
HEATH     English
Originally belonged to a person who was a dweller on the heath or open land.
HÉBERT     French
Derived from the given name HERBERT.
HEDLEY     English
Variant of HEADLEY
HEEREN     Dutch
Elaboration of heer which means "lord" or "gentleman" in Dutch, or a patronymic from Heer, a short form of names that start with the element heri which means "army", such as HEREWARD and HERMAN.
HEFFERNAN     Irish
From Irish Ó hIfearnáin meaning "descendent of Ifearnán"... [more]
HEGEDÛS     Hungarian
Means "fiddler", from Hungarian hegedû meaning "violin".
HEIDRICH     German
From the German given name Heidenreich (nowadays merely used as a surname) which comes from the Old High German words heidan meaning "heathen", and reich "power".
HEIJMAN     Dutch
Patronymic surname based on the given name HENDRIK.
HEIJMANS     Dutch
Variant of HEIJMAN
HEIKKI     Finnish
From the given name HENRY.
HEIMAN     Dutch
Variant of HEIJMAN
HEIMANS     Dutch
Variant of HEIJMAN
HEIMIRSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Heimir".
HEINRICH     German
Derived from the German given name HEINRICH.
HEINRICHS     German
Variant of HEINRICH
HEINTZE     German
Derived from a diminutive of HEINRICH.
HELLEWEGE     German
Derived from the German given name Hellwig, which is a newer form of both Helmwig meaning "helmet and battle" and HEILWIG.
HENDERSON     Scottish, English
Means "son of HENDRY".
HENDRIKS     Dutch
Derived from the given name HENDRIK.
HENDRIKX     Dutch
Variant of HENDRIKS
HENDRIX     Dutch
Variant of HENDRIKS
HENDRY     Scottish, English
Derived from the given name HENRY.
HENNINGSEN     Danish
Means "son of HENNING".
HENRIKSEN     Danish
Means "son of HENRIK".
HENRIQUES     Portuguese
Means "son of HENRIQUE" in Portuguese.
HENRY     English
Derived from the given name HENRY.
HENRYSON     English
Means "son of HENRY"... [more]
HENSON     English
Means "son of Henne", Henne being a diminutive of HENRY.
HEPBURN     Scottish, English
From a place name meaning "high burial mound" in Old English... [more]
HEPPENHEIMER     German
From Heppenheim, the name of a city in Hessen.
HERBERT     Dutch, English, French, German
Derived from the male given name HERBERT.
HERBERTS     Dutch, English
Variant of HERBERT
HERBERTSON     English
Means "son of HERBERT".
HERBERTSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of HERBERTSON
HERCEG     Hungarian
Means "prince" or "duke" in Hungarian.
HERCZEG     Hungarian
Archaic variant of HERCEG
HERCZOG     Hungarian
Variant of HERCEG
HERMAN     English, Dutch
From the given name HERMAN.
HERMANN     German
From the given name HERMANN.
HERMANSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of HERMANSON
HERMANSON     English
Means "son of HERMAN".
HERMANSSON     Swedish
Swedish form of HERMANSON
HERNANDEZ     Spanish
Means "son of HERNANDO" in Spanish.
HERREMA     Dutch, Frisian
From a Frisian diminutive of the given name HENRY.
HERRERA     Spanish
Means "smith", from Latin fer "iron".
HERRERO     Spanish
Variant of HERRERA
HERRIOT     French
From a diminutive of the given name HENRI.
HERRMANN     German
Variant of HERMANN
HERSHEY     Jewish
Derived from the name HIRSH.
HERTZ     German
Derived from German herz meaning "heart", a nickname for a big-hearted person.
HEWITT     English
Derived from a diminutive of the given name HUGH.
HEXT     English
From a nickname meaning "tallest" in Middle English... [more]
HEYMAN     Dutch
Variant of HEIJMAN
HEYMANS     Dutch
Variant of HEIJMAN
HIBBERT     English
Derived from the given name HILBERT.
HICKEY     Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó hÍcidhe meaning "descendent of the healer".
HICKS     English
Derived from the medieval given name Hicke, a diminutive of RICHARD.
HIER     Welsh
Means "tall, long" from Welsh hir.
HIERRO     Spanish
Spanish form of FERRO.
HIGGINS     Irish
From Irish Ó hUiginn which means "descendent of Uiginn"... [more]
HIGHTOWER     English
Originally designated a dweller near a tall tower or spire.
HILDEBRAND     German
From the given name HILDEBRAND.
HILL     English
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll.
HILLAM     English
Originally Hillham, meaning "hamlet on the hill".
HILMARSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Hilmar".
HILTON     English
Refers to a settlement (meaning "hill town") where the original bearer of the name lived... [more]
HIMURA     Japanese
Means "scarlet village" from hi meaning "scarlet" and mura meaning "village".
HINES     Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó hEidhin meaning "descendent of Eidhin", a given name or byname of unknown origin.
HINRICHS     German
Derived from the given name HINRICH.
HINTZEN     German
Means "son of Hintz", a diminutive of HENRY.
HIRSCH (1)     German
Means "deer" in German... [more]
HIRSCH (2)     Jewish
Derived from the given name HIRSH.
HISAKAWA     Japanese
Means "market place by the river" in Japanese, from kawa meaning "river".
HJORT     Danish
Means "deer" in Danish.
HLAVAČ     Czech
Derived from Czech hlava "head".
HLAVAČEK     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of Czech hlava "head".
HOBBES     English
Variant of HOBBS... [more]
HOBBS     English
Derived from the medieval given name HOB.
HOBSON     English
Means "son of HOB".
HOCH     German
Means "tall" in German.
HOCHBERG     German, Jewish
Means "high hill" in German.
HODGES     English
Patronymic of Hodge, a medieval form of ROGER.
HODSON     English
Means "son of Hodge"... [more]
HOEDEMAEKER     Dutch
Variant of HOEDEMAKER
HOEDEMAEKERS     Dutch
Variant of HOEDEMAKER
HOEDEMAKER     Dutch
From the old profession of hoedemaker, the person who made hoeden, singular hoed, meaning "hat" in Dutch.
HOEDEMAKERS     Dutch
Variant of HOEDEMAKER
HOEFLER     German
Variant of HOFER
HOEKSTRA     Frisian
Frisian surname meaning "from the corner" or "corner farm".
HOFER     German
Occupational surname meaning "farmer" in German.
HOFFMAN     German
Variant of HOFMANN
HOFFMANN     German
Variant of HOFMANN
HÖFLER     German
Variant of HOFER
HOFMANN     German
From Middle High German hove(s)man or hofman meaning "farmer on a farmstead", "owner of a farmstead" or "person working on a farm".
HOFMEISTER     German
Means "master of the household", from Middle German hof "household, court" and meister "master, keeper".
HOFWEGEN     Dutch
Variant of VAN HOFWEGEN.
HOGAN     Irish
From Irish Ó hÓgáin meaning "descendent of Ógán"... [more]
HOGARTH     English
From a place name meaning "hog pen". It was first recorded in North Yorkshire.
HOLGERSEN     Danish
Means "son of HOLGER".
HOLGERSSON     Swedish
Means "son of HOLGER".
HOLGUÍN     Spanish
Means "to be happy, to enjoy oneself" from the Spanish holger.
HOLLAND     English
Variant of HOLLANDS
HOLLANDS     English
Derived from any of the eight villages named Holland, located in the counties of Essex, Lancaster and Lincoln, England... [more]
HOLLINS     English
Refers to someone living by a holly tree... [more]
HOLME     English, Scottish
Refers either to someone living by an island in a fen (from northern Middle English holm) or near a holly tree (Middle English holm).
HOLMES     English, Scottish
Variant of HOLME... [more]
HOLMSTRÖM     Swedish
Means "islet stream" (from Swedish holme "islet" and ström "stream").
HOLMWOOD     English
Old English meaning "holly wood" or from a place name in Derby or Surrey.
HOLST     Low German, Dutch, Danish
Referred originally to a person from the region of Holstein (between Germany and Denmark)... [more]
HOLT     Dutch, Danish, English, Norwegian
Means "a wood" or "grove" in Old English or German.
HOLTMAN     Dutch
Variant of HOUTMAN
HOLTZER     German
Means "a person who lives near a forest" in German.
HOLUB     Czech, Ukrainian
Derived from holub "dove".
HÖLZER     German
Variant of HOLTZER
HOLZER     German
Variant of HOLTZER
HOLZKNECHT     German
Occupational name for a woodworker's apprentice, from Old German holz "wood" and knecht "apprentice, servant".
HOLZMANN     German
Derived from German holz "wood" and mann "man"... [more]
HONDA     Japanese
Meaning "one from the base of the fields".
HONEYCUTT     English
Derived from the name of the English town Hunnacott... [more]
HONEYSETT     English
English surname of Walloon origin, derived from a diminutive of the name JOHANNES (Hanosse).
HOOKER     English
Originally applied to one who lived near a spur, river bend, or corner of some natural feature.
HOOPER     English
Occupational name for someone who put the metal hoops around wooden barrels.
HOOVER     German
Name for a land-owner, from Old German huoba, a measure of land.
HOPE     English
Derived from Middle English hop "small valley".
HOPKINS     English
Patronymic formed from a diminutive of HOB.
HOPPER     English
Referred to a person who hopped... [more]
HOPSON     English
Variant of HOBSON
HORAČEK     Czech
Diminutive derived from Czech hora "mountain".
HORACEK     Czech
Variant of HORAČEK.
HORAK     Czech
Derived from Czech hora "mountain", a cognate of the Polish GÓRSKI.
HORN (1)     English, German, Norwegian, Danish
Occupational name for one who carved objects out of horn or who played a horn.
HORN (2)     English, German, Norwegian, Danish
Originally given to a person who lived near a horned-shaped geographical feature, such as a mountain or a bend in a river.
HORNE     English
Variant of HORN (1)
HORNICK     Czech, Slovak
Variant of HORNIK
HORNIK     Czech, Slovak
Occupational name meaning "miner".
HOROWITZ     German, Jewish
From the German name for Horovice, a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
HORSFALL     English
Derived from a place in Yorkshire meaning "horse clearing".
HORTON     English
From the name of a town in Yorkshire meaning "mud town".
HORVAT     Croatian, Slovene
Means "Croatian" in the Slavic languages.
HORVÁTH     Hungarian
From horvát, that means "Croat, person from Croatia" in Hungarian... [more]
HORVATINCIC     Croatian
Patronymic derived from HORVAT.
HOU     Chinese
Means "nobleman" in Chinese.
HOUBEN     Dutch
Derived from the given name Hubertus (see HUBERT).
HOUK     German
Derived from the medieval German region of Huc, located in northeastern Germany.
HOUSE     English
Referred to a person who lived in a house, as opposed to a smaller hut.
HOUSTON     Scottish
Means "HUGH's town"... [more]
HOUTKOOPER     Dutch
Literally means "buyer of wood".
HOUTMAN     Dutch
Literally translated, it is "forest man"... [more]
HOVANESIAN     Armenian
Means "son of HOVHANNES" in Armenian.
HOWARD (1)     English
Derived from the given name HUGHARD or HÁVARÐR.
HOWARD (2)     English
Derived from ewehirde meaning "ewe herder".
HOWE     English
Name for one who lived on a hill, from Middle English how "hill".
HOWELL     Welsh
Derived from the Welsh given name HYWEL
HOWLAND     English
Variant of HOLLANDS
HOWSE     English
Variant of HOWE
HRABE     Czech
Derived from the Czech word hrabe "count"... [more]
HRISTOV     Bulgarian
Means "son of HRISTO".
HRUBY     Czech
Derived from Czech hruby "crude".
HRUŠKA     Czech
Means "pear" in Czech... [more]
HUANG     Chinese
Means "yellow" in Chinese.
HÜBER     German
Variant of HUBER
HUBER     German
Name from southern Germany... [more]
HUDDLESON     English
Means "son of Huddle" (see HUDSON).
HUDDLESTON     English
From the name of a town Huddleston in the Yorkshire region of England... [more]
HUDNALL     English
From the Old English place name Hudanheale meaning "Huda's heath" or "nook of land belonging to a man called Huda"... [more]
HUDSON     English
Means "son of HUDDE".
HUERTA     Spanish
Means "garden, small orchard" in Spanish, ultimately from Latin hortus.
HUFF     English, German
Means "spur of a hill" in Old English.
HUFFMAN     German
Variant of HOFMANN
HUFFMANN     German
Variant of HOFMANN
HUGHES (1)     English
Patronymic of the given name HUGH.
HUGHES (2)     Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of MAC AODHA
HULL     English
Variant of HILL
HULT     Swedish
Swedish form of HOLT.
HUME     Scottish, English
Variant of HOLME... [more]
HUMMEL (1)     German, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian
Derived from the given name HUMBERT.
HUMMEL (2)     German, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian
Nickname for a busy person (from the Germanic word hommel meaning "bee").
HUNNISETT     English
Variant spelling of HONEYSETT.
HUNT     English
Variant of HUNTER
HUNTER     English, Scottish
Occupational name which referred to someone who hunted for a living, from Old English hunta.


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