Jewish Surnames

These names are used by Jews. For more specific lists, see Hebrew names and Yiddish names. See also about Jewish names.
There are 158 names matching your criteria.

AARON     Jewish, English
From the given name AARON.
ABRAHAM   אַבְרָהָם     Jewish, English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ABRAHAMS     Jewish, English, Dutch
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ABRAHAMSON     Jewish, English
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ABRAMS     Jewish, English
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ADAM     English, French, German, Polish, Romanian, Jewish
Derived from the given name ADAM.
ADAMS     English, Jewish
Derived from the given name ADAM.
ADLER     German, Jewish
Means "eagle" in German.
AMOS   עָמוֹס     Jewish
From the given name AMOS.
AMSEL (1)     Jewish
Derived from the given name ANSHEL.
AVRAHAM     Hebrew
From the given name ABRAHAM.
BACHMAN     Jewish
Means "son of life" from the Hebrew ben chayim.
BAUM     German, Jewish
Means "a tree" in German.
BAUMANN     German, Jewish
From Middle High German buman meaning "farmer".
BERKOVICH     Jewish
Means "son of Berko" in Yiddish, Berko being derived from Hebrew BARUCH.
BERKOWICZ     Jewish
Variant of BERKOVICH.
BERKOWITZ     Jewish
Variant of BERKOVICH.
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]
BLUM     Jewish
Means "flower" in German and Yiddish.
BLUMENTHAL     German, Jewish
Derived from German Blumen "flowers" and thal "valley".
BLUMSTEIN     Jewish, German
Means "flower stone" in German.
BÖHMER     German, Jewish
Variant of BÖHM.
BRIEFMAN     Jewish
Most likely means "brief man". Its origin can be traced back to Israel.
CHAIKIN     Jewish
Matronymic surname from the Yiddish feminine name Khayke, a diminutive of Khaye meaning "life".
COHEN     Jewish
Means "priest" from Hebrew כֹּהֵן (kohen)... [more]
DAVID     English, French, Scottish, Jewish, Czech
From the given name DAVID.
EZRA     Jewish
From the given name EZRA.
FEIGENBAUM     German, Jewish
Means "a fig tree" in German.
FELD     German, Jewish
Means "field" in German... [more]
FELDT     German, Jewish
Variant of FELD.
FERMI     Italian, Jewish
Locative surname coming from the town of Fermo in Marche region, not far from Rome... [more]
FISHER     English, Jewish
Cognate of FISCHER.
GASS     German, Jewish
Name for someone who lived on a street in a city, from German gasse.
Means "golden stag" in Yiddish.
GREENBERG     German, Jewish
Anglicized form of the German surname Grünberg, which is formed from the words grün "green" and Berg "mountain"... [more]
GREENSPAN     Jewish
Anglicized form of German Grünspan which meant "verdigris"... [more]
HABER     German, Jewish
Derived from Middle High German Haber "oats"... [more]
HAREL     Jewish
Means in Hebrew "mountain of God".
HAYES (3)     Yiddish
Matronymic surname from the Yiddish name Khaye "life".
HERSHEY     Jewish
Derived from the name HIRSH.
HIRSCH (2)     Jewish
Derived from the given name HIRSH.
HOCHBERG     German, Jewish
Means "high hill" in German.
HOROWITZ     German, Jewish
From the German name for Horovice, a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
JÄGER     German, Jewish
From Middle High German jeger(e) meaning "hunter".
JORDAN (2)     Jewish
Derived from the name of the Jordan river in Israel, which is derived from yarad meaning "descend" or "flow down".
KAUFFMANN     German, Jewish
Variant of KAUFMAN.
KAUFMAN     German, Jewish
Means "merchant" in German.
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]
KRAKOWSKI     Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for a person of the city of Kraków in southern Poland.
KRAMER     German, Jewish
Variant of KRÄMER.
KRANTZ     Jewish, German, Dutch
Variant of KRANZ.
KRAVITZ     Jewish
Occupational name meaning "tailor" (from Polish krawiec)... [more]
LANDAU     German, Jewish
Derived from the German town of Landau, which meant "land valley".
LANGER     German, Jewish
German form of LONG.
LEHRER     German, Jewish
German surname meaning "teacher".
LEVI     Jewish
From the given name LEVI.
LEVINE     Jewish
Derived from the given name LEVI.
LOWE (1)     Jewish
Germanized variant of LEVI.
MAIER (2)     Jewish
Variant of MAYER (2).
MAKSIMOV     Russian, Jewish
Means "son of MAKSIM".
MANDEL     German, Jewish
Means "almond" in German.
Means "almond tree" in German.
MATOS     Portuguese, Jewish
Variant of MATA... [more]
MAYER (2)     Jewish
From Hebrew meir which means "enlightened".
MEIER (2)     Jewish
Variant of MAYER (2).
MEIR     Jewish
Variant of MAYER (2).
MENCHER     Polish, Jewish
Occupational surname for a miller or flour dealer (derived from Polish maczarz).
MENDEL     Jewish, German
Derived from the given name MENDEL... [more]
MENDELSOHN     Jewish, German
Means "son of MENDEL".
MENDELSSOHN     Jewish, German
Means "son of MENDEL".
MEYER (2)     Jewish
Variant of MAYER (2).
MORGENSTERN     German, Jewish
Ornamental surname meaning "morning star" in German.
MOSES     Jewish, English
Derived from the given name MOSES.
NEUMAN     Jewish, German
Variant of NEUMANN.
NUSSBAUM     German, Jewish
Means "nut tree" from the Germanic words nuß meaning "nut" and baum meaning "tree".
NUSSENBAUM     German, Jewish
Variant of NUSSBAUM.
ORENSTEIN     Yiddish
Means "horn stone" in German.
ÖSTBERG     Swedish, Jewish
Means "mountain (or hill) in the east" from Swedish öst "east" and berg "mountain, hill".
PASCAL     French, Jewish
Derived from the given name PASCAL.
PASTERNACK     Polish, Jewish
Variant of PASTERNAK.
PASTERNAK     Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, Jewish
Means "white turnip" or "parsnip"... [more]
PENSAK     Yiddish
Variant of PENZIG.
PENZAG     Yiddish
Variant of PENZIG.
PENZAK     Yiddish
Variant of PENZIG.
PENZIG     German, Yiddish
Denoted a person who came from Penzig, the German name for Pieńsk, a town in southwest Poland... [more]
PENZIK     Yiddish
Variant of PENZIG.
PONTECORVO     Italian, Jewish
From the name of a village near Rome, where an Jewish community settled centuries ago.
PRINZ     German, Jewish
Means "prince", used as an ornamental surname by Jews or as a nickname for someone who acted in a princely manner.
RAPP (2)     German, Jewish
Means "dark haired" or "raven-like".
REGENBOGEN     German, Jewish
From a German word meaning "rainbow".
REIS     Jewish
Ornamental name from German Reis meaning "twig, branch".
REUTER (1)     German, Jewish
Means "dweller in a clearing" or "clearer of woodland" from Middle High German riute.
REUTER (2)     German, Jewish
Means "highwayman" from Middle High German riutœre.
RIESE     German, Jewish
Means "giant" from German Riese.
ROSE (1)     English, French, German, Scottish, Jewish
Means "rose" from the Middle English, Old French and Middle High German rose... [more]
ROSENBERG     German, Jewish
Means "rose mountain" in German.
ROSENFELD     German, Jewish
Means "field of roses" in German.
ROT     German, Jewish
Variant of ROTH.
ROTH     German, Jewish
From Middle High German rot meaning "red"... [more]
ROTHENBERG     German, Jewish
Means "red mountain" from German rot meaning "red" and berg meaning "mountain".
ROTHSCHILD     German, Jewish
Means "red shield, sign" from German rot "red" and German or Yiddish s(c)hild "sign, shield"... [more]
SALOMON     English, French, Italian, German, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Jewish, Hungarian
Derived from the given name SALOMON.
SAMSON     English, French, Jewish, Dutch
Derived from the given name SAMSON.
SAMUEL     English, French, German, Jewish
Derived from the given name SAMUEL.
SCHEINBERG     German, Jewish
Means "lovely, beautiful mountain" from German schön "fine, beautiful" and berg meaning "mountain".
SCHENCK     German, Dutch, Jewish
From Middle High German, Middle Dutch schenke meaning "wine server" (from Old High German scenken "to pour out")... [more]
SCHINDLER     German, Jewish
Means "shingler, roof tiler"... [more]
SCHNEIDER     German, Jewish
From German schneider or Yiddish shnayder, making it a cognate of SNYDER.
SCHNUR     German, Jewish
Means "rope maker" from German schnur or Yiddish shnur.
SCHREIER     German, Jewish
German and Yiddish word meaning "screame, shrieker, crier", perhaps an occupational name for a town crier... [more]
SCHWARZ     German, Jewish
From Middle High German swarz meaning "black"... [more]
SEELENFREUND     German, Jewish
From German seele meaning "soul" and freund meaning "friend".
SEGAL (1)     Jewish
Acronym of the Hebrew phrase SeGan Levia meaning "second rank Levite".
SEIDEL     German, Jewish
From the German word seidel meaning "beer mug".
SHAFIR     Jewish
Ornamental surname meaning "sapphire" from Yiddish shafir.
SHAIN     Jewish
Ornamental surname meaning "beautiful, handsome" from German schön.
SHAPIRO     Jewish
From Hebrew shapir which means "pretty, lovely".
SHEINFELD     German, Jewish
Means "lovely, beautiful field" from German schön "fine, beautiful" and feld meaning "field".
SHERMAN (2)     Jewish
Means "tailor" in Yiddish, derived from sher "scissors".
SIEGEL (3)     Jewish
Variant of SEGAL (1).
SILVERSTEIN     German, Jewish
Means "silver stone" from German Silber and Stein... [more]
SIMON     Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Jewish
Derived from the Hebrew given name SIMON.
SISKIN     German, Jewish
Means "sweet child" from the words suess meaning "sweet" and kind meaning "child".
SISKIND     German, Jewish
Variant of SISKIN.
SITZ (1)     German, Jewish
Derived from a given name beginning with the Germanic element sigi meaning "victory".
SITZ (2)     German, Jewish
Means "house owner" from Middle High German siz "seat, domicile".
SOBOL     Polish, Jewish
Derived from either Polish sobol meaning "marten" or Old High German zobel meaning "sable".
SOKOL     Czech, Jewish
Means "falcon" from Slavic sokol... [more]
SOKOLL     Jewish
Variant of SOKOL.
SOKOLOF     Polish, Jewish
Means "son of SOKOL".
SOKOLOFF     Polish, Bulgarian, Russian, Jewish
Means "son of SOKOL".
SOKOLSKY     Polish, Jewish
Means "of SOKOL".
SOLOMON     French, Jewish
Variant of SALOMON.
SPITZNOGLE     German, Jewish
Means "sharp nail" in German.
STEIN     German, Jewish
From the Old High German word stein meaning "stone"... [more]
STOLARZ     Polish, Jewish
Occupational name meaning "joiner" from Polish stolarz.
STUECK     German, Jewish
Means "piece, part" from Middle High German stuck.
SUESS     German, Jewish
From a Jewish ornamental name from Middle High German süss "sweet".
TOBIAS     English, French, German, Jewish
From the given name TOBIAS.
TOLEDANO     Jewish
Derived from the name of the city of Toledo... [more]
VANG (2)     Yiddish
Variant of WANG (4).
WALDFOGEL     German, Jewish
Means "forest bird", derived from the Old High German words wald meaning "forest" and fogal meaning "bird".
WALDVOGEL     German, Jewish
Variant of WALDFOGEL.
WALLACH     Yiddish
From Middle High German walhe, walch "foreigner from a Romance country", probably a nickname for someone from Italy.
WANG (4)     Yiddish
Nickname for a Jew from Hungary, ultimately from Russian Vengria "Hungary".
WARD (3)     Yiddish
Adopted by bearers of Yiddish surnames like WARSZAWSKI or WARSHAWSKY, which start with a sound similar to English Ward.
WARSHAWSKY     Yiddish
Yiddish or American spelling of WARSZAWSKI.
WECHSLER     German, Jewish
Means "money changer, banker" from the German word Geldwechsler "money changer".
WEXLER     German, Jewish
Variant of WECHSLER.
WIRTH     German, Jewish
Means "innkeeper", derived from German Wirt meaning "host".
WOLFF     German, Norwegian, Jewish
Variant of WOLF.
Occupational name for a silversmith from Yiddish zilber "silver" and schlag "strike".
ZIMMAN     Jewish
Possibly a variant of ZIMMERMANN.
ZIMMERMANN     German, Jewish
From the German word for "carpenter", derived from Middle High German zimber "timber, wood" and mann "man".
ZINGEL     Jewish
From Middle High German zingel "defensive wall"... [more]