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ABRAHAMIANArmenian
Variant transcription of Abrahamyan.
ACHGerman
Topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from Old High German aha meaning "running water".
ACHENBACHGerman
Habitational name from places in Hesse and Westphalia named Achenbach, from the obsolete word Ach or Ache (from Middle High German ahe meaning "water", "stream") + Bach meaning "brook".
ADAMECCzech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMIAKPolish
Patronymic or pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMIANArmenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Adamyan used by Armenians living outside of Armenia.
ADAMOVIĆSerbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOVICHRussian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOWICZPolish
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMSKYJewish
Variant spelling of Adamski.
AFGHANAfghani
Means "from Afghanistan".
AHLQUISTSwedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old or ornamental spelling of kvist "twig".
AKAMINEJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "Red Peak". It is written as 赤嶺.
AKIYAJapanese (Rare)
A bearer of this surname is Tomoko Akiya (秋谷 智子, born May 14, 1976) is a Japanese voice actress. Her best-known role is voicing Hazuki Fujiwara in the Ojamajo Doremi series, and Suzume Mizuno in Zatch Bell.
ALANOVIĆSerbian
Means "son of Alan" in Serbian.
ALBASpanish, Catalan
From alba meaning "white".... [more]
ALDINGERGerman
Habitational name for someone from Aldingen in Württemberg.
ALEXANIANArmenian
Variant transcription of Aleksanyan, meaning "son of Aleksan" in Armenian.
ALEXOPOULOSGreek
From the personal name Alexios + the patronymic ending -poulos.
ALLEYEnglish, French (Anglicized)
From a Middle English personal name, Alli, Alleye, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205) make clear. This is of Scandinavian origin, cognate with Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle... [more]
ALMAGUERCatalan
Habitational name from a place in Valencia named Almaguer.
ALMENDINGERGerman, German (Swiss)
Habitational name for someone from a place called Allmendingen, of which there are two examples in Switzerland, in Bern canton, and one in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
AMEENUrdu, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Amin.
AMERArabic, Urdu
Variant of 'Aamir.
ANACKERGerman
Nickname for a day laborer, as opposed to someone who owned fields, from Middle High German āne meaning "without" + acker meaning "field".
ANDONIANArmenian
Patronymic from the personal name Anton.
ANDREOZZIItalian, Sicilian
From a pet form of the personal name Andrea.
ANGELOPOULOSGreek
From the personal name Angelos or a shortened form of the personal name Evangelos + the patronymic ending -poulos.
ANGELUCCIItalian
From a pet form of the personal name Angelo.
ANGERHOFERGerman
Habitational name for someone from Angerhof in Bavaria.
ANGRISANIItalian
From Angrisano, a habitational name for someone from Angri in Salerno province.
ANSCHÜTZGerman
Occupational name for someone whose job was to keep a dam or pool filled with water. (Anschützen "to fill up")
ANTONIEWICZPolish
Patronymic from the personal name Antoni.
APPLEEnglish
From Middle English appel meaning "apple" (Old English æppel). An occupational name for a grower or seller of apples.
APPLEBEEEnglish
Variant spelling of Appleby.
APPLEGARTHEnglish, Scottish
Topographic name from northern Middle English applegarth meaning "apple orchard" (Old Norse apaldr meaning "apple tree" + gar{dh}r meaning "enclosure"), or a habitational name from a place so named, of which there are examples in Cumbria and North and East Yorkshire, as well as in the county of Dumfries.
APPLEGATEEnglish
Extremely common variant of Applegarth, in which the less familiar final element has been assimilated to the northern Middle English word gate meaning "road" or to modern English gate.
APPLERGerman
Variant of Eppler.
ARASHIROJapanese (Rare)
A Japanese surname. A bearer of this surname is Yukiya Arashiro (Born 1984-) He is a Japanese cyclist.
ARLINGHAUSGerman
Perhaps a habitational name from Oerlinghausen in North Rhine-Westphalia.
ARQUETTEFrench
From arquet meaning "little bow" or "little arch" (diminutive of arche, from Latin arcus). It was originally an occupational name for an archer, but the French word arquet(te) is also found in the sense 'market trader' (originally, perhaps, one with a stall underneath an arch)... [more]
ASAIJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "shallow well".
ATHERTONEnglish
Habitational name from a place near Manchester named Atherton, from the Old English personal name Æ{dh}elhere + Old English tūn meaning "settlement".
AUGUSTYNIAKPolish
Patronymic or pet form from the personal name Augustyn.
AUSEnglish
Variant spelling of Scandinavian Aas.
BABINECCzech
Nickname from Old Czech babinec meaning "coward".
BABINGTONEnglish
Habitational name for someone from Babington in Somerset or Great or Little Bavington in Northumberland, named with the Old English personal name Babba + the connective particle -ing- meaning "associated with", "named after" + tūn meaning "settlement".
BADOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Badowo in Skierniewice voivodeship.
BAINScottish, French, English
Nickname for a hospitable person from northern Middle English beyn, bayn meaning "welcoming", "friendly".... [more]
BĄKOWSKIPolish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bąkowa, Bąkowice, Bąkowiec, or Bąkowo.
BALAGUERCatalan, Tagalog
Denotes someone originally from the city of Balaguer in Catalonia, Spain.
BANEEnglish
Variant of Bain.
BAOChinese
There are three different surnames that are Romanized in pinyin as Bao. Other Romanizations include Bau, Pao, and Pau. This character also means "abalone", but the name comes from an old place name... [more]
BÄRGGerman
Variant of Berg.
BARSZCZPolish
Nickname from barszcz "beetroot soup".
BASIŃSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Basin.
BAXENDALEEnglish
Habitational name, probably an altered form of Baxenden, a place near Accrington, which is named with an unattested Old English word bæcstān meaning "bakestone" (a flat stone on which bread was baked) + denu meaning "valley"... [more]
BEASpanish
Habitational name from a place of this name in Teruel.
BEAREnglish
From the Middle English nickname Bere meaning "bear" (Old English bera, which is also found as a byname), or possibly from a personal name derived from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with this first element... [more]
BEARCUBEnglish (American, Rare)
Surname meaning a bear cub.
BEEEnglish
From Middle English be meaning "bee", Old English beo, hence a nickname for an energetic or active person or a metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper.
BENSDutch, German
Patronymic from a short form of Bernhard.
BENTSGerman
Variant of Benz.
BENZEMAArabic (Maghrebi)
This is the surname of French professional footballer Karim Benzema who is of Algerian descent.
BERBERGerman
Possibly a habitational name from a place called Berber near Kevelaer.
BERBERIĆBosnian
Occupational name for a barber, from berber(in) meaning "barber", from Turkish.
BERLIŃSKIPolish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Berlin.
BEYFrench, German, Frisian
North German and Frisian: from the Old Frisian personal name Beyo or Boy/Boye (see Boye).... [more]
BIAŁKOWSKIPolish
habitational name for someone from a place called Bialkowo in Plock and Torun voivodeships
BIELECPolish
Nickname for a man with white hair or a blond beard, from biały meaning "white".
BIELECKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bielcza in Tarnów voivodeship.
BIENIEKPolish
From a pet form of the personal names Benedykt.
BIEŃKOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bieńkowice, Bieńkowiec, or Bieńkowo.
BIESIADAPolish
Nickname from biesiada meaning "feast", "banquet", probably for someone who liked to feast.
BINKEnglish
Topographic name for someone living by a bink, a northern dialect term for a flat raised bank of earth or a shelf of flat stone suitable for sitting on. The word is a northern form of modern English bench.
BINKSEnglish
Variant of Bink.
BIRCHARDEnglish
From the Old English personal name, Burgheard. See also Burkett.
BIZONPolish
Nickname from bizon meaning "whip", used for a big, ponderous person.
BLANKENBILLERDutch
Habitational name from a place called Blankenbijl or similar.
BLEIBERGDutch
Habitational name from a place so named in Luxembourg province, Belgium.
BLONDERDutch
Occupational name for a brewer.
BŁOŃSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Błonie, a place named with błonie meaning "meadow".
BOBIŃSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobin or Bobino.
BOBROWSKIPolish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobrowa, Bobrowo, Bobrowce, or Bobrowiec.
BOLAJINigerian
This surname is very common in Nigeria. Possibly taken from a word in one of the Nigerian tribes languages.
BOLDYScottish
This is a name for someone who lived in Peeblesshire.
BOLTDanish, German
Variant of Boldt.
BOLTEnglish
From Middle English bolt meaning "bolt", "bar" (Old English bolt meaning "arrow’). In part this may have originated as a nickname or byname for a short but powerfully built person, in part as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts... [more]
BONDIACatalan
Bondia is a Catalan surname. It means 'good day' or 'good morning'.
BOOTZDutch
A Dutch surname meaning a "nickname for a ridiculous person" or a variant of Boot
BORÁKCzech
Habitational name for someone from one of many places named with bor meaning "pine forest"; alternatively from a short form of the personal names Dalibor or Bořivoj, containing the element -bor meaning "battle".
BORSHEIMNorwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Norway: Borsheim in Rogaland and Børsheim in Hordaland. Borsheim is a combination of an unknown first element and Norwegian heim "home", while Børsheim is a combination of Old Norse byrgi "fence, enclosure" and heim.
BORTNICKUkrainian, Jewish
Occupational name for a beekeeper, Ukrainian bortnik.
BRODZIŃSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called for example Brudzyń (formerly Brodzino) in Konin voivodeship, or Brodna in Piła voivodeship.
BRONIKOWSKIPolish
Habitational name from any of several places called Broniki or Bronikowo, in Konin, Leszczno, Piła, and Sieradz provinces.
BRUCKNERGerman
Topographic name for someone living by a bridge or an occupational name for a bridge toll collector; a variant of Bruck with the addition of the suffix -ner.
BRUSKIPolish
Habitational surname for someone from a place called Brus.
BRZOZOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place named with brzoza meaning "birch tree", for example Brzozowa, Brzozowice, or Brzozowo.
BUCHWALDERGerman, German (Swiss)
Buchwalder is a German Surname.
BUCKSONEnglish
Either a patronymic from Buck, or possibly an altered form of Buxton.
BUCKWALTEREnglish (American)
Americanized spelling of German Buchwalder.
BUCZYŃSKIPolish
Surname for someone from places called Buczyn or Buczyna.
BUDZISZEWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from places called Budziszewo.
BUGAJSKIPolish
Habitational name from any of numerous places called Bugaj.
BUJALSKIPolish
Nickname for a storyteller, Polish bujała.
BURCZYKPolish
Nickname for a grouse or complainer, from burczeć meaning "to grumble".
BURZINSKIPolish
Variant spelling of Burzynski.
BURZYŃSKIPolish
Habitational name from places called Burzyn in the voivodeships of Tarnów or łomża, apparently named with burza meaning "tempest", "storm".
BYKOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bykowice or Byków.
CALCATERRAItalian
Nickname from calcare meaning "to tread", "to stamp" + terra meaning "land", "earth", "ground", probably denoting a short person, someone who walked close to the ground, or an energetic walker.
CAMBARERIItalian
Variant of Cammareri, an occupational name from Sicilian cammareri meaning "servant".
CAMMARERISicilian, Italian
An occupational name from Sicilian cammareri meaning "servant".
CANADAFrench, English
It derives from the Middle English "cane", a development of the Old French "cane", meaning cane, reed.
CAPSHAWEnglish
Unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from Cadshaw near Blackburn, Lancashire, although the surname is not found in England.
CAREEnglish
Occupational name for a locksmith, Middle English keyere, kayer, an agent derivative of keye.
CASTELLOCatalan, Italian
Catalan variant of Castell or from Italian castello meaning "castle".
CHILDEnglish
Nickname from Middle English child meaning "child", "infant".
CIESZYŃSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Cieszyn.
CLERKEnglish
Variant spelling of Clark.
CLINGEREnglish (American)
Americanized spelling of German Klinger.Possibly a variant of Clinker. an English occupational name for a maker or fixer of bolts and rivets.
CLOPTONEnglish
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, named Clopton from Old English clopp(a) meaning "rock", "hill" + tūn meaning "settlement".
CODREANURomanian, Moldovan
A common surname in Romania and Moldova.... [more]
COFFEEIrish
Variant of Coffey.
COMPTONEnglish
Habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb meaning "short, straight valley" + tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement".
COOLIDGEEnglish
Probably an occupational name for a college servant or someone with some other association with a university college, for example a tenant farmer who farmed one of the many farms in England known as College Farm, most of which are or were owned by university colleges.
COURTOISFrench
French form of Curtis.... [more]
CREANGĂRomanian, Moldovan
A Surname commonly used in Romania and Moldova.... [more]
CREEPINGBEAREnglish (American, Rare)
Possibly taken from the English words creeping and bear.
CRISTIANOItalian
From the given name Cristiano.
CUACatalan
Nickname from Catalan cua meaning "tail".
CYWIŃSKIPolish
Habitational name, possibly for someone from Cywiny in Ciechanów province.
DALEIDENGerman, Dutch (Rare)
Habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Daleiden.
DANIELSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Daniel or Daniele.
DAVIDIANArmenian
Patronymic from the personal name David.
DAWBurmese
This surname is derived from an occupation. 'the deye' or 'day,' a maid, a dairy-maid, whence 'dairy'
DELAGARDELLEFrench
Habitational name for someone from Lagardelle, a place in Haute Garonne.
DEL ROSARIOSpanish, Italian
Means of the rosary in Spanish.
DENNINGTONEnglish
Habitational name from a place in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Dingifetuna, from the Old English female personal name Denegifu (composed of the elements Dene meaning "Dane" + gifu meaning "gift") + Old English tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement".
DROZDOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Drozdowo or Drozdów, for example.
ĐỨCVietnamese
From the given name Đức.
DUCKWORTHEnglish
Habitational name from Duckworth Fold, in the borough of Bury, Lancashire, which is named from Old English fuce "duck" and wor{dh} "enclosure".
EAGLEBURGEREnglish (American)
Americanized form of German Adelberger, a habitational name for someone from a place called Adelberg near Stuttgart.
EASTERBROOKEnglish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a brook to the east of a main settlement, from Middle English easter meaning "eastern" + brook meaning "stream".
EATHERTONEnglish
Probably a variant spelling of Atherton.
ECHELBARGEREnglish (American)
Americanized spelling of German Eichelberger.
ECONOMOSGreek
Occupational name for a steward, someone who managed a property, particularly church-owned land, from ancient Greek oikos meaning "household" + nomos meaning "law", "rule".
EDMISTONScottish
Habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Ēadmund + tūn meaning "settlement".
EGELANDNorwegian
From the name of several farmsteads in Norway named with Norwegian eik "oak" and land "land".
EGUCHIJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "mouth of the river". This surname is mostly found on the island of Kyūshū.
EICHELBERGGerman
Habitational name from any of various places, notably one southeast of Heidelberg, named from Middle High German eichel meaning "acorn" + berc meaning "mountain", "hill", or topographic name for someone who lived on an oak-covered hill.
EICHELBERGERGerman
Habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg.
EIDSNESSNorwegian (Expatriate)
From Old Norse eið "isthmus" and nes "headland". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EISENGerman, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an ironworker or smith, or an ironmonger, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’, German Eisen. It may also have been used as a nickname, with reference to the strength and hardness of iron or to its color, while as a Jewish name it was also adopted as an ornamental name from modern German Eisen ‘iron’ or the Yiddish cognate ayzn.
EISENBERGERGerman, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of the several places called Eisenberg. As a Jewish name it is also an ornamental name.
EKLÖFSwedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
EPPLERGerman
Occupational name for a fruit grower or dealer, from Middle High German epfeler meaning "grower of or dealer in apples".
ESPAILLATCatalan, Occitan
Occupational name from Catalan espallat, in an old spelling, or directly from Occitan espaiat, espalhat, past participle of espallar meaning "to winnow", "to separate the wheat from the chaff".
FAABORGDanish
Habitational name from a place so called.
FAIRWEATHEREnglish, Scottish
Nickname for a person with a sunny temperament.
FAJARDOGalician
Topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or in a beech wood, from Late Latin fagea (arbor) meaning "beech (tree)", a derivative of classical Latin fagus meaning "beech".
FALKENBERGGerman, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falk "falcon" and berg "mountain, hill".
FALKENHAGENGerman
Habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falke meaning "falcon" + hag meaning "hedge", "fencing". A place so named is documented west of Berlin in the 14th century.
FARINHAPortuguese
Means "wheat flour" in Portuguese.
FEILERGerman
Occupational name for a filemaker, from Feil + the agent suffix -er.
FERNOWGerman
Habitational name from a place called Fernau or Fernow.
FETTGerman
Nickname for a fat man, from Middle Low German vett meaning "fat".
FETTEnglish
Nickname from Old French fait, Middle English fet meaning "suitable", "comely".
FETTNorwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse fit "land, shore". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
FEUERBACHERGerman
Habitational name for someone from any of the places called Feuerbach.
FIFIELDEnglish
Local. Has the same signification as Manorfield. Lands held in fee or fief, for which the individual pays service or owes rent.
FILIPOVICHUkrainian
Patronymic from the personal name Filip.
FINGEREnglish, German, Jewish
Probably applied as a nickname for a man who had some peculiarity of the fingers, such as possessing a supernumerary one or having lost one or more of them through injury, or for someone who was small in stature or considered insignificant... [more]
FIVELANDNorwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway named with the word fivel possibly meaning "cottongrass, bog cotton". This plant grows in abundance in the marshy land near the location of the farm.
FLOERCHINGERGerman
Habitational name for someone from Flörchingen in the Saar region.
FLORKOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Florków in Częstochowa voivodeship, or Florki from Przemyśl voivodeship, both so named from Florek, a pet form of the personal name Florian.
FOGARTYIrish (Anglicized)
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fógartaigh ‘son of Fógartach’, a personal name from fógartha meaning "proclaimed", "banished", "outlawed". It is sometimes Anglicized as Howard.
FONTECCHIOItalian
Habitational name from Fontecchio in Aquila province or a topographic name from a diminutive of fonte meaning "spring".
FOOTEnglish
Variant of Foote.
FOOTEEnglish
Nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fot), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr.
FRANCESCOItalian
From the given name Francesco.
FUJIKAWAJapanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream, brook".
FUJIMURAJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "wisteria village".
FUJINOJapanese
A Japanese surname meaning "wisteria field". It is written as 藤野 or 藤乃.
FURLONGEnglish, Irish
Apparently a topographic name from Middle English furlong ‘length of a field’ (from Old English furh meaning "furro" + lang meaning "long".
FYLEREnglish (American)
Americanized spelling of German Feiler.
GADBURYEnglish
Habitational name from Cadborough, alias Gateborough, in Rye, Sussex, probably so named from Old English gāt meaning "goat" + beorg meaning "hill".
GAINESEnglish, Norman, Welsh
English (of Norman origin): nickname for a crafty or ingenious person, from a reduced form of Old French engaine ‘ingenuity’, ‘trickery’ (Latin ingenium ‘native wit’). The word was also used in a concrete sense of a stratagem or device, particularly a trap.... [more]
GAISFORDEnglish
Habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.
GALEWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Galew, Galewice, or Galów in the voivodeships of Kalisz, Kielce, or Konin.
GALÍNDEZSpanish
Patronymic from the personal name Galindo.
GĄSIOROWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gąsiorowo, for example in Kalisz or Poznań voivodeships.
GAYEnglish, Norman
Habitational name from places in Normandy called Gaye, from an early proprietor bearing a Germanic personal name cognate with Wade.
GAYCatalan
Probably from the Catalan personal name Gai. (Catalan form of the name Gaius).
GEARHARTEnglish (American)
Americanized spelling of German Gierhard, a variant of Gerhardt.
GEERSDutch
Patronymic from a short form of any of various personal names formed with the Germanic element gar,ger.
GEERTSDutch
Variant of the surname Geers.
GÉRALDFrench
Derived from the given name Gérald.
GIANFRANCESCOItalian
From a compound personal name composed of Gianni + Francesco.
GINDTGerman, Alsatian
From the Germanic personal name Gundo, from gund meaning "war", "battle".
GIRAUDFrench
from a vernacular form of Gérald (see Gerald).
GIROUDFrench
Variant of Giraud.... [more]
GLANDTGerman
Nickname from Middle High Geman glander meaning "gleam", "sparkle", "shine", for someone with such a temperament.
GLENDENNINGScottish
Habitational name from a place in the parish of Westerkirk, Dumfries, recorded in 1384 as Glendonwyne. It is probably named from Welsh glyn meaning "valley" + din meaning "fort" + gwyn meaning "fair", "white".
GRABENSTEINGerman
Habitational name from Grafenstein near Wohlau, Silesia.
GRADOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gradowo in Włocławek voivodeship.
GRIEZMANNGerman (Rare)
This is the surname of French professional footballer Antoine Griezmann.
GRIGORIANArmenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Grigoryan used by Armenians living outside of Armenia.
GUARDIOLACatalan
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Guardiola, from guardiola, a diminutive of guàrdia meaning "guard".
GUDAITISLithuanian
Ethnic name from gudas meaning "Belorussian".
GUESTEnglish
Nickname for a stranger or newcomer to a community, from Middle English g(h)est meaning "guest", "visitor" (from Old Norse gestr, absorbing the cognate Old English giest).
GUNZENHAUSERGerman, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from either of two places named Gunzenhausen, one in Württemberg and the other in Bavaria.
GWILLIAMWelsh
From the personal name Gwilym, Welsh form of William.
HAALANDNorwegian
Habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Haaland or Håland, in Agder and southwestern Norway, notably in the county of Rogaland. The farm name is from Old Norse Hávaland, from Old Norse hár meaning "high" + land meaning "farm".
HACKMANNGerman, Jewish
Occupational name for a butcher or a woodcutter.
HAJJARArabic
Means "stonemason" from Arabic حَجَر (ḥajar) "stone, weight".
HALABIArabic
Means "Aleppine" in Arabic, referring to someone from the city of Aleppo in Syria.
HALBERSTADTGerman
Habitational name from any of various places so named, notably the city near Magdeburg and Halberstadt near Königstein in Saxony.
HANGANURomanian
Hanganu is a Romanian surname.... [more]
HARBACHGerman
Habitational name from any of several places named Harbach.
HARTIKKAFinnish
Finnish surname, possibly a Finnish variant of German first name Harteke.
HAYAKAWAJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "fast river". It is written as 早川.
HAZELWOODEnglish
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Derbyshire, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English hæsel (or Old Norse hesli) ‘hazel (tree)’ + wudu ‘wood’; or a topographic name from this term.
HELMANISLatvian
This is a Latvian surname. ... [more]
HENNENGerman, Dutch
Patronymic of Henne.
HERBAUGHEnglish (American)
Americanized form of German Harbach.
HERBOLSHEIMERGerman
Habitational name for someone from either of two places called Herbolzheim, in Baden and Bavaria.
HERGENÖTHERGerman
Habitational name for someone from Hergenroth near Limburg or from Hergenrode near Darmstadt, both in Hessen.
HINKEBEINDutch, German
Nickname for someone with a limp, from Middle Low German hinken meaning "to limp" + bein meaning "leg".
HIROSHIMAJapanese (Rare)
Hiro means "widespread,broad","generous","prosperous" depending on kanji used. Shima means "Island" the same as "jima" does. So this surname rather mean "Prosperous Island"or "Broad Island"."Generous Island" might be possible,but it's not likely used for the last name the same as it is for the given name, Hiro.
HOCHFELDGerman
Means "high field".
HOHENSEEGerman
Habitational name from any of several places so named in Pomerania and East Prussia, or perhaps from Hohenseeden near Magdeburg.
HOKKANENFinnish
From the Karelian personal name Hokka (a derivative of Russian Foka) + the common surname suffix -nen.
HOLCOMBEnglish
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol meaning "hollow", "sunken", "deep" + cumb meaning "valley".
HOOKEnglish
This surname is derived from a geographical locality. "at the hook," from residence in the bend or sudden turn of a lane or valley.
HOSSEINIPersian
From the given name Hossein.
HUDDLESTUNEnglish
Variant spelling of Huddleston.
HUDECCzech, Slovak
Occupational name for a fiddler, hudec, a derivative of housti meaning "to play the fiddle".
HUNDERTMARKGerman
A nickname for a wealthy man, from Middle High German hundert meaning "hundred" + mark, a denomination of coin.
HUNSBERGERGerman
Habitational name for someone from a place called Hunsberg or Huntsberg.
HYKAAlbanian, Czech
This is both an Albanian and Czech surname. ... [more]
IDENEnglish
Habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as meaning "pasture by the yew trees", from ig meaning "yew" + denn meaning "pasture".
IGARASHIJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "fifty storms" .
ILGENFRITZGerman
Compound patronymic, meaning "Fritz, the son of Ilg".
IMANMuslim
(widespread throughout the Islamic world): from a personal name based on Arabic Iman.
IMMERMANNGerman
Habitational name for someone from a place named Immer near Oldenburg in Lower Saxony.
INGEBRETSONNorwegian
Patronymic from the German personal name Engelbrecht.
INGEBRITSONNorwegian
Patronymic from the German personal name Engelbrecht.
INGOLDSBYEnglish
Habitational name from Ingoldsby in Lincolnshire, named from the Old Norse personal name Ingjaldr + bý meaning "farmstead", "settlement".
IRIARTEBasque
Topographic name for someone who lived between two or more settlements, from Basque iri meaning ‘"settlement", "village" + arte meaning "between".
ISAYAMAJapanese
A Japanese surname meaning "admonish mountain". A bearer of this surname is Hajime Isayama. He is a Japanese manga artist. (1986-)
ISENBARGERGerman, Jewish
Respelling of German or Jewish Eisenberger.
IVANČIĆCroatian
Patronymic from the personal name Ivan.
JABŁONOWSKIPolish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Jabłonowo or Jabłonow; both place names are from jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
JACOBSMEYERGerman
Habitational name from an estate so named.
JAGODZIŃSKIPolish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Jagodziny, Jagodzinek, or Jagodziniec, all named with jagoda meaning "berry".
JANECZEKPolish
From a pet form of the personal name Jan.
JÄNICKEGerman
From a pet form of the personal name Johann.
JANMAATDutch
Famous bearer of this surname is Dutch footballer Daryl Janmaat.
JANNUSCHGerman
From a pet form of the personal name Jan.
JANOS̆KOSlovak
From a derivative of the personal name Jánoš.
JANUSZEWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Januszewo or Januszewice, both named with the personal name Janusz.
JARASpanish
Habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara meaning "rockrose", "cistus".
JAROSZEWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Jaroszewo or Jaroszowce, places named with the personal name Jarosz.
JARZĄBEKPolish
A Polish surname meaning "Grouse". A nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
JARZOMBEKPolish
Variant spelling of Jarząbek, from jarząbek meaning "grouse", presumably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
JASKÓŁKAPolish
Nickname from Polish jaskółka meaning "swallow".
JAWORSKIPolish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Jawory or Jaworze, named with Polish jawor meaning "maple", "sycamore".
JEWEnglish
Ethnic name for a Jew, from Middle English jeu meaning "Jew" from Old French giu.
JEZIERSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Jezioro, Jeziory, Jeziora, or Jezierzyce, all places named with jezioro meaning "lake".
JOAQUIMPortuguese, Catalan
From the personal name Joaquim.
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