Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is peth.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ALMOND     English
From the Middle English personal name Almund, from Old English Æ{dh}elmund, "noble protection" and variant of Allman, assimilated by folk etymology to the vocabulary word denoting the tree.
ASQUITH     English
Habitational name from a village in North Yorkshire named Askwith, from Old Norse askr ‘ash tree’ + vi{dh}r ‘wood’
BALFOUR     Scottish
Originating from several place names in Scotland. Derived from the Scottish Gaelic meaning "village pasture".
FLETT     Scottish
Probably originating in Orkney and Shetland, from a place in the parish of Delting, Shetland, named with an Old Norse term 'flotr' denoting a strip of arable land or pasture. Also possibly derived from the Old Norse byname Fljótr ‘swift’, ‘speedy’... [more]
HARCUS     Scottish
Orcadian form of Harcase, a habitational name originating from Berwickshire, Scotland.
LINKLATER     Scottish
Scottish (Orkney) habitational name from either of two places named Linklater (in South Ronaldsay and North Sandwick).
SHAKESHAFT     English (British)
Similar in origin to surnames such as Shakesheave, Shakespeare and Wagstaffe.
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