From a place name meaning "oak clearing" in Old English. It was borne by American sharpshooter Annie Oakley (1860-1926).
OBAMA Eastern African, Luo
From a rare Luo given name, based on a word meaning "crooked" or "slightly bent". It was possibly originally given to a baby who had an arm or leg that looked slightly bent immediately after birth. It could also possibly have been given to a child who was born in the breech position.
Habitational name for someone who lived in Obando in Extremadura, Spain.
Means "from the uppermost end of a village, top of a house" from Middle High German ober, obar
Ó CNÁIMHÍN Irish
Means "descendant of Cnámh", Cnámh
being a nickname meaning "bone".
Ó COCHLÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of Cochlán", where the given name Cochlán
is derived from Irish cochal
"cape" or "hood". This surname originated in County Cork, Ireland.
Ó COMHRAIDHE Irish
Means "descendant of Comhraidhe", in which the given name Comhraidhe
is of unknown meaning.
Ó CORRA Irish
Means "descendant of Corra" in Irish. The given name Corra
Ó CUILINN Irish
Means "descendant of Cuileann", Cuileann
being a nickname meaning "holly".
Originally denoted a person who was from Odell (Bedfordshire), England.
Means "oil hill" from the Germanic oel
"oil" and berg
From the Dutch occupation offerman
, the man who collects ofer
"money", in a church.
Means "(dweller in the) oak valley" from Old English âc
"oak" and denu
Originally denoted a person who was from the town of Ochtrup in Germany, which is of uncertain origin.
From Irish Ó hAnnagáin
, which means "descendant of Annagán". The given name Annagán
was a diminutive of Annadh
From the Irish Ó hEaghra
, which means "descendant of Eaghra", Eaghra
being a given name of uncertain origin. Supposedly, the founder of the clan was Eaghra, a 10th-century lord of Luighne. A famous fictional bearer of this surname is Scarlett O'Hara, a character in Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' (1936).
Ó HEACHTHIGHEARNA Irish
Means "descendant of Eichthighearn", where the personal name Eichthighearn
means "horse lord" in Gaelic.
Ó HÉIDEÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of Éideán" in Irish. The given name Éideán
is a diminutive of éideadh
meaning "clothes, armour".
Ó HÉIDÍN Irish
Means "descendant of Éidín" in Irish. The given name Éidín
is a diminutive of éideadh
meaning "clothes, armour".
Originally a name for a dweller on the banks of the Ojeda river.
Denoted someone from the island of Öland, or a variant spelling of Ålander
, which is a habitational name for someone from the island of Åland.
Means "elm tree" in Spanish, ultimately from Latin ulmus
. The name originally indicated a person who lived near such a tree.
Ó MADAIDHÍN Irish
Means "descendant of Madaihín", a given name derived from Irish madadh
meaning "dog, mastiff".
Ó MÁILLE Irish
Means "descendant of a nobleman" from the Irish Gaelic mál
From the Swedish words ö
meaning "island" and man
meaning "man". Thus the meaning is "man from the island".
Ó MAOL AODHA Irish
Means "descendant of a follower of Saint AODH
". It is derived from Irish maol
meaning "follower, servant".
Ó MAOLMHUAIDH Irish
Means "descendant of Maolmhuadh", Maolmhuadh
being a given name meaning "proud chief", derived from Gaelic maol
meaning "chief" and muadh
meaning "proud, noble".
Denoted a person hailing from any one of a number of farms in Norway called either Åmdal or Omdal meaning "elm valley".
Ó MEADHRA Irish
Means "descendant of Meadhra". The given name Meadhra
is derived from the Gaelic meadhar
meaning "merry, happy".
From the Irish Ó Maonaigh
meaning "descendant of Maonaigh". The given name Maonaigh
Originally indicated a person from Okendo, Basque Country.
Ó RAGHAILLIGH Irish
Means "descendant of Raghailligh", an Irish given name of unknown meaning.
Derived from the place name Orellana
which, in turn, is derived from Latin Aureliana
Ó RINN Irish
Means "descendant of Rinn". The given name Rinn
means "star" in Irish.
Means "golden" in Catalan, originally a nickname for a person with blond hair.
Patronym derived from the Russian nickname Орёл (Oryol)
Ó RODAGH Irish
Means "descendant of Rodach" in Irish. The given name Rodach
is derived from from Irish rod
meaning "spirited, furious".
From a Spanish place name (belonging to various villages) meaning "nettle".
Means "son of Orti". The given name Orti
seems to be disputed in meaning, deriving from either Latin fortis
meaning "brave, strong" or Latin fortunius
Ó SEIGHIN Irish
Means "descendant of Seighin". The given name Seighin
means "small hawk" from Old Irish séigene
Ó SÍODA Irish
Means "descendant of Síoda", a byname meaning "silk" in Irish.
Means "mountain (or hill) in the east" from Swedish öst
"east" and berg
Means "(dweller in the) eastern (side of a place)" from Danish øster
Means "(dweller by or at the) eastern farm, enclosure" from Danish øster
"eastern" and gård
Ó SUAIRD Irish
Means "descendant of Suart" in Irish. Suart
is derived from the Old Norse name SIGURD
Derived from the Dutch given name Ot
, which is a nickname of Hadrianus
) or ODO
Originally a name designating a person from Ursel, Germany.
Derived from the Old English given name Uhtric
which was composed of the elements uht
"dawn" and ric
Denoted a person who hailed from one of the various places in England called Overton or Orton.
Denoted a person who came from any one of the places in Britain called Ouston or Owston.