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Denotes a person who came from a place called Aaldenberg
, which perhaps meant "old mountain".
Denotes a person who hailed from a place of this name in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.
Denoted someone hailing from Abano in Spain, a spa town whose name probably is related to the Celtic root ab
Means "priest's street" from Spanish abas
"priest" and kale
Means "priest's meadow" from the Basque abas
"priest" and solo
Means "dweller by the abbey" or "worker at the abbey" from the Middle English abbeye, abbaye
Originally the name was D'Aubigne
and is found as the name of towns in four locations in France... [more]
ABREU Portuguese, Galician
Habitational name from the a place called Abreu in the former Minho province in Portugal.
Denoted a person who lived in or by a house in Oegstgeest, South Holland, called Abtspoel
Denoted a person hailing from one of the various farms that bore this name in and around Holland... [more]
ACKER English, German
Denoted a person who lived near a field, derived from Middle English acker
or Old High German ackar
meaning "field" (related to the word acre
Possibly from the Latin surname Acone
, which came from the toponym Portus Acone in Bitinia (in nowadays Turkey).
Means "coast", and originally referred to a person who lived there.
Denoted a person from Adrichem, the Netherlands, which means "Adrik's home".
Denoted a man from the Aeschel Valley on the Swiss-German border.
Either from place names like Baraggia
or variants, or more plausibly from the Germanic name Aggiuo
From place names like Agliè, Aglietti, Agliana and Agliate, all originating from the Latin name Allius
Denoted a person from Agthoven, the Netherlands, which means "eight gardens" from the Dutch agt
"eight" and hoven
From place names like Aielli, Aiello Calabro, Aiello del Friuli, Aiello del Sabato and many others... [more]
From a place name: either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire... [more]
Originally denoted a person from Aieta, Italy, a place name derived from Greek aetos
Means "autumn mountain" from Japanese aki
"autumn" and yama
From the name of the Spanish region Aragon, which was a medieval kingdom.
ALBAF Arabic, Turkish
Originally denoted a person from Baf, Turkey, more commonly known as Paphos.
From the Italian albero
meaning "tree" (ultimately from Latin arbor
), referring to someone who lived in the woods or someone who chopped trees.
From the name of a Basque town, meaning "slope".
Originally denoted someone who was from the city of Alfaro, in La Rioja, Spain.
From a Scottish place name derived from alla
"wild" and mhagh
Designated a person who had originally lived in one of several villages in Portugal called Almeida... [more]
Designated a person who was from a farm named Alserd or Alserda.
Means "dweller by or in the old house" from the German alt
"old" and Haus
Means "dweller by the white hill, or dry land", this is found in many a place name in Spain such as Albarado, Castile.
Means "at the end (of the road, village)" from the Dutch phrase an gen ent
Originally denoted a person from Anholt, the Netherlands, meaning "hold still" (a place where people could rest for the night) from the Dutch word anholt
Possibly denoted a person from Anjum, the Netherlands.
Either means "anchor" or denotes a person hailing from Anker, the Netherlands.
Means "dweller next to the little field" from the Dutch aan't veldink
Means "dweller by or at the apple garden", from appel
Indicated a person who was from place called Apperloo.
Referred to someone who lived by or tended an apple orchard.
AQUINO Spanish, Italian
From the name of an Italian town near Rome: Aquino, the native town of San Tommaso d'Aquino (Saint Thomas Aquinas)... [more]
Denoted a person from Araya, Spain. This town no longer exists.
Denoted a person from Arendonk, a town between Antwerp and Turnhout in Belgium... [more]
Means "dweller in a quiet place" from the Welsh Argol
ARMISTEAD English, French
Means "dweller by or at the hermitage" from the Old French ermite
and the Old English stede
ARRIOLA Spanish, Basque
Derived from any of the places named Arriola, from Basque arri
"stone(s)" and -ola
"place of", for example in the provinces of Gipuzkoa and Araba.
Means "a river by a clearing" from å
meaning "river", and rud
, a very old Norwegian word meaning "clearing".
Denotes a person hailing from one of the many places in England which bear this name... [more]
From a place name in Lancashire meaning "ash enclosure" in Old English.
Originally denoted a person from Assisi, Italy.
Possibly from a place called Assenberg, composed of essen
, meaning "ash mountain".
From the name of a place called Assendorp, composed of essen
, meaning "ash tree village".
Of disputed origin, either from the Polish ostrega
"dweller by the blackberries", ostry
"sharp, keen" or ostrouszek
"sharp ear, a type of mixed breed dog".
From the place name Hatelji, although this place may have got its name from the family.
Shortening of the words "at the way", denoting someone who lived close to the road.
Means "dweller at the water" from the Middle English at, atte
"at" and wæter
Means "dweller on the pasture" from the Middle High German ouwe
AUTTENBERG English, German, Polish
Possibly means "dweller at Ealdwine's hill" from the Germanic name Ealdwine
meaning "old friend" and berg
meaning "hill, mountain".
From the place name Averesch, possibly composed of haver
, meaning "oat farm land"... [more]
Composed of avest
which possibly mean "forest edge farm".
From a place name, possibly from Baard's wijk
where the given name Baard
is from BERT
means "living place".
Topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from the Middle High German bach
, meaning "stream".
Name for someone who lived in a field populated by badgers, from Old English bagga
"bag-shaped animal, badger" combined with leah
Habitational name derived from any of various places called Bancroft, derived from Old English bean
, meaning "beans" and croft
, meaning "paddock, smallholding".
From the name a village lying between Ashton-under-Lyne and Oldham, in the County of Lancashire, England... [more]
Derived from a number of English place names which variously mean "barley hill", "barn hill", "boar clearing" or "barley clearing".
Derived from the place name Bassano, multiple villages in Italy.
From the name of English places called Battle
, so named because they were sites of battles.
From German Bayern
"Bavaria", referring to person from Bavaria.
From the name of a place in Lancashire, from Old English beos
"bent grass" and leah
From a French place name which meant "beautiful place".
Derived from the residence of its first bearers at the beckhead, that is at the source of the beck, beck
being the Anglo-Saxon word for "brook".
Originates in Scotland, where it is most common in the Edinburgh and East Lothian areas... [more]
Originally Von Bunschoten
, indicating a person from the town of Bunschoten in Holland.
From a place name meaning "clearing covered with bent grass" in Old English... [more]
Derived from the Swedish words for "mountain" berg
and "stream" ström
Derived from a place name which was derived from Old English burh
Derived from a place name meaning "beaver stream" in Old English.
Americanization of what may have been originally Baurnes des Dorf
, or "village of the farmers"... [more]
BIEBER German, Jewish
From Middle High German biber
"beaver", German Biber
, or Yiddish biber
, hence a nickname, possibly a nickname for a hard worker, or from some other fancied resemblance to the animal... [more]
From any one of several of this place name in Scotland, which derives from Gaelic blár
meaning "plain, field, battlefield".
Habitational name from Blidworth in Nottinghamshire, which was named with the Old English given name Blīþa
and the Old English worð
, which means "enclosure".
After the Saxon conquest of England, two brothers by the name of Blocc established a town, named Blocc's Hamlet
Originally denoted someone living near the Bodrog, a river in the northeastern part of Hungary.
Derived from the name of several towns called Böhle
Originally indicated a person from Bohemia (Böhmen
in German)... [more]
From a Basque place name: boli
"mill" and ibar
From the name of the city of Bologna, one of the most important Italian cities.
From any of the places in England called Bolton, meaning "house settlement".
Venetian regional surname derived from the name of the town of Bondeno, near the well known city of Ferrara, belonging to the district of Rovigo.
Locative origin, from the place name Borgo
, which is quite common in Italy.
Probably originated from the place name Tibida Boterel in southeast Brittany, thence to Castello Boterel in Cornwall 1284, now Boscastle... [more]
From Old French bois
meaning "wood", originally given to someone who lived by or in a wood.
Derived from the name of the region of Brabant in the Netherlands.
Derived from a place name which meant "broad ford" in Old English.
From a common English place name meaning "broad clearing".
Locative surname from the Italian town Brembilla (near Milano).
From a place name meaning "hill covered with broom" in Old English.
From a place name derived from Cornish bre
BRECKENRIDGE Scottish, Irish, English
Habitational name for someone from Brackenrig in Lanarkshire, named with the northern Middle English braken
, meaning "bracken", (from the Old Norse brækni
) and rigg
, meaning "ridge" (from the Old Norse hryggr
), or from a similarly named place located in northern England.
Originally denoted one who came from the town of Breisach, located in Germany.
Originally derived from an English place name derived from a Celtic word meaning "hill".
Indicated a person from Breetz, a town in lower Saxony.
Originally referred to one who came from Brigham (meaning "homestead by the bridge"); the name of places in Cumberland and Yorkshire.
From the name of a city in England meaning "the site of the bridge".
Meaning is believed to be "bright place", from brihs
"pleasant, bright" and stow
"stead, place"... [more]
Originally derived from a place name meaning "ditch" in Gaelic.
Denoted a person who lived near a brook, a word derived from Old English broc
Of Anglo-Saxon origin and is of two parts, brown
(descriptive) and lowe
From Brix, a city in Normandy, from which the Bruces came.
Means "beech wood" from German Buch
"beech" and Holz
BUCKLEY (2) English
From an English place name derived from bucca
"goat" and leah
Name for someone who lived in a place called Bukowo
or others that began with buk
From German Burg
for a "fortress, castle", and from German Stelle
, the site of such a castle... [more]
English place name derived from the Old English meaning "fortified town".
Given to a person who lived in or near bushes.
BUSTO Spanish, Italian
Of locative origin, from the name of towns in Spain and Italy (there are two near Milan in northern Italy: Busto Arsizio and Busto Garolfo, colloquially called Busto Grande "large Busto" and Bustino "little Busto")... [more]
BYSTRÖM Swedish Next Page >
From the Swedish words for "village", by
, and "stream", ström