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ABBOUD     Arabic
Derived from a nickname for any name beginning with Abdul.... [more]
ABERCROMBIE     Scottish
Derived from a surname. It is the name of a parish in Fife, Scotland, on the northern shore of the Frith of Forth, whence the possessor took his surname; from Aber, marshy ground, a place where two or more streams meet; and cruime or crombie, a bend or crook... [more]
ABOUROUPHAEL     Arabic
Means "father of rouphael" in Arabic, used especially in Lebanon and the Maghreb region (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia).
ABRAHAMIAN     Armenian
Patronymic from the Biblical personal name Abraham.
ABSHER     German
Absher comes from either the German surname Habich, which comes from the surname hawk. Literally meaning someone who had hawk-like features.
ACKLEY     English
From an Old English surname: a place name which meant "Oak meadow". A variation of this is: "dwells at the oak tree meadow". ... [more]
ACKROYD     English
Topographic name from northern Middle English ake "oak" and royd "clearing".
ACY     English (Rare)
Possibly from the given name Ace.
AFFLECK     Galician, Scottish
Variation of Auchinleck, a town near Dundee, Scotland... Ben & Casey Affleck are famous bearers of the name. Auchinleck appears to have been one of those places where the ancient Celts and Druids held conventions, celebrated their festivals, and performed acts of worship... [more]
AKDAĞ     Turkish
Related to any one of several mountains in Turkey by the name of Akdağ, this surname literally derives its meaning from the words ak meaning "white" and dağ meaning "mountain" and probably denoted someone who lived in the proximity of such a mountain.
ALFANI     Italian
(or Alfano) three possibilities: from the German word halfer ("helper"), from a place called Alfano, which is supposed to be from the Arab al fannan ("wild donkey"), and Alfana is the name of a race (as in type) of Arab horses, so could be someone related to horses.
ALLISON     English, Scottish
Patronymic from a Middle English male personal name, most likely ALLEN, but other possibilities include ELLIS or of a short form of ALEXANDER. ... [more]
ALMAZAN     Arabic, Persian
meaning "from a diamond" in Arabic. it is usually from people with Persian backgrounds around the area of present day Iran and Lebanon.
ALPINI     Italian
(or Alpino) possibly denoting a person from the Alpes.
AMEGLIO     Italian
There are two hypotheses: the first is it derived from the Latin name Amelius which came from Amius, name of Etruscan origin; the other is it derived from Amali, name of a mighty Ostrogothic family, which means "virgin of the forest".
ANDRULEWICZ     Lithuanian (Modern, Rare), Polish (Modern, Rare), Jewish (Modern, Rare), Latvian
Originally Andrulevičus or Andrulevičius, it means "ben-Adam" or "ben-ish" ("ben" being "son" in Hebrew; Adam meaning "man"). The Andrulevičiuses were originally Sephardic kohanim whom immigrated to Lithuania, and then Poland, Latvia, and other countries.
ANGUINO     American, Spanish (Mexican)
Mexican-American last name
ARDIES     Irish
Irish Isle Of Ards
AUT     Czech, German (Swiss), Russian, Catalan
Means "Hard Worker" in Czech.... [more]
AVEN     Scandinavian, English, German, Dutch, French (Anglicized)
Scandinavian: unexplained.... [more]
    Western African
Senegal
BALIJA     Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting either "traders/merchants" or "agriculturists".
BALJI     Indian, Telugu
Another form of Balija.
BANKSY     English, Popular Culture
This is pseudonyms Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. Banksy's real name might be Robin Gunningham. How Banksy got his pseudonym is unknown... [more]
BARBON     French (Quebec)
Derived from the nickname barbon meaning "old codger" as well as referring to a "confirmed bachelor".
BARKER     English
SURNAME Town cryer, or someone who shouts out notices
BARRATT     English
Variant of BARRETT.
BAY     English, French, Dutch, Scottish, German, Danish, Norwegian
English, French, and Dutch: nickname for someone with chestnut or auburn hair, from Middle English, Old French bay, bai, Middle Dutch bay ‘reddish brown’ (Latin badius, used originally of horses).... [more]
BEER     English, German, Dutch, German (Swiss)
Habitational name from any of the forty or so places in southwestern England called Beer(e) or Bear(e). Most of these derive their names from the West Saxon dative case, beara, of Old English bearu ‘grove’, ‘wood’ (the standard Old English dative bearwe being preserved in Barrow)... [more]
BELGRAVE     English
Aristocratic surname from French, meaning "beautiful grove"; comes from a place name in Leicestershire. A famous namesake is British polar explorer Belgrave Ninnis, who perished in Antarctica on a 1912 expedition.
BENNINGFIELD     English, Anglo-Saxon
Benningfield is believed to be either ... [more]
BERKELEY     English
It is English and it is also a surname.
BEY     French, German, Frisian
North German and Frisian: from the Old Frisian personal name Beyo or Boy/Boye (see Boye).... [more]
BO     Italian
Variant of Bove.
BONDE     Old Swedish, Swedish, English, Norwegian
English: variant spelling of Bond.... [more]
BORSOK     Russian, Jewish, German (Austrian)
Pronouced "Boar-sook"... [more]
BRAVERMAN     Jewish, Ukrainian, Polish
A fairly common Jewish surname from Ukraine,Poland,and in some cases Russia.
BRENARI     Jewish, Italian
Jewish family and possible place-name in N.E.Italy in 1500's.
BUCCAMBUSO     Sicilian, Italian
Believed to be an Americanization of the surname Buccinfuso
BURKHALTER     German
Topographic name composed of the Middle High German elements burc "castle" "protection" and halter from halde "slope".
CANELLA     Italian
Italian regional surname denoting someone who lived by a canal. From the Italian canale 'canal', from the Latin canalis meaning "canal; conduit; groove; funnel; or ditch". Alternatively, it may come the genus name of wild cinnamon, a diminutive of the Latin canna "reed, cane".
CARABEO     Filipino
water buffalo
CÁRDENAS     Spanish
Habitational name from places in the provinces of Almería and Logroño named Cárdenas, from the feminine plural of cárdeno "blue, bluish purple" (Late Latin cardinus, from carduus "thistle")... [more]
CASTANATI     Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish Origins
CAULFIELD     Irish
Comes from the Irish Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil, which was Anglicized to McCawell and then morphed into Caulfield. Mac Cathmhaoil comes from a word meaning "chieftan".
CAVARAI     Indian, Tamil
Variant transcription of Kavarai.
CERTIC     Hungarian (Modern)
this is my father's family name. I did not grow up with him but have been told his family came here from Hungary. He was born in Marianna Pennsylvania.
CHAKKILIYAN     Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting "cobblers" and "leatherworkers".
CHAKKIYAM     Indian, Telugu
Another form of Chakkiliyan.
CHAMPLIN     Belgian, English
Means Champion, was a family name in Belgium, a status and influence that was envied by the princes of the region.... [more]
CHEER     ?
CHETTI     Indian, Tamil
Variant transcription of Chetty.
CHETTY     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting a trader.
CHUCKLER     Indian, Telugu
Telugu occupational name for a leather worker, a job historically considered spiritually polluting and impure in India, where the surname belongs to Dalit, or "Untouchables" - members of the lowest caste.
CIFRINO     Italian
Uncommon name originating in Italy. Legend says that it was used for the offspring of a king and one of his maids. Meaning is most likely something like "little nothing".
CLEMMENS     American
English
CONNICK     Yiddish
Variation on Koenig.
CONSAGA     ?
CORIS     ?
CORT     Polish, Russian, Jewish
Derived from the surname "Kutalczuk", "Kotelchik", "Cuttlechuck", or "Kuttlechuck"
COSTIC     ?
CROOK     Scottish, English
Possible origin a medieval topographical surname, denoting residence from the Middle English word "crok" from the Old NOrse "Krokr". Possibly a maker or seller of hooks. Another possibility is meaning crooked or bent originally used of someone with a hunch back.
CROSTHWAITE     English
Means the clering of the cross
CULBERT     Anglo-Saxon, Irish, English, Scottish
Meaning and origin are uncertain. Edward MacLysaght (The Surnames of Ireland, 1999, 6th Ed., Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland and Portland, Oregon, USA) states that this surname is of Huguenot (French Protestant) origin, and found mainly in Ireland's northern province of Ulster... [more]
CURRY     Irish, Scottish, English
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.... [more]
DAYE     Irish, Scottish
Comes from Irish Ó Déa (m) or Ní Dhéa (f) ... [more]
DEALAVA     Spanish
Uruguay name
DE BELLIS     Italian (Rare)
De Bellis (De+Abl. Lat.)... [more]
DENHAM     English
From the name of various places in England, most of which meant "farm in the valley" (from Old English denu "valley" + ham "homestead"). Notable bearers of the surname included John Denham (1615-1669), an English poet; British Labour politician John Denham (1953-); and British actor Maurice Denham (1909-2002).
DIMITRENKO     Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name Dimitry.
DRACULA     Romanian
The Wallachian name for dragon was "Drac" or "Dracul". Vlad II of Wallachia joined a semi-secret order known as The Order of the Dragon and took the name Vlad Dracul. The word "Drac" can also mean "devil" or "evil spirit"... [more]
DZIABISINSKY     Polish
Polish
EBERLE     Upper German, German (Swiss)
From a diminutive of Eberhard.
EDELSTEIN     Jewish
Ornamental name derived from German Edelstein "gemstone; precious stone".
ELAMKUNNAPUZHA     Malayalam (Rare)
Elamkunnapuzha is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala.... [more]
ERASMUS     French, Dutch
it means beloved one or king
ESCOS     ?
FARADAY     English
From an English surname meaning "servant of Fair", Fair being derived from Old English fæger used as a personal name.
FARIZA     Italian
Original from Rome, Roman conquerors went to Iberia in about 140 B.C. and named a town in Iberia Fariza which was a tree. This town still exists today, and was also mentioned in the book 'El Cid'... [more]
FAZAL     Arabic
In Islam Imam Hussain's brother (Abbas) was named Fazal, however he was not his biological brother. Imam Hasan was his biological brother. Fazal was rather referred to as Abbas, in his life (c. 566 – c. 653 CE) he was referred to as Abbas and is also referred to today as Abbas
FEGAN     Scottish, Irish, English
Variant of Fagan.
FELTON     English
English protestant
FEUERSTEIN     German
This name comes from the German feuer meaning fire, and stein meaning stone. This was a name commonly given to a blacksmith.
FEY     German, English, French, Danish
English: variant of Fay. ... [more]
FINCK     English, German
From the German word for "finch" a type of bird
FISKE     English, Norwegian
From the traditionally Norwegian habitational surname, from the Old Norse fiskr "fish" and vin "meadow". In England and Denmark it was a surname denoting someone who was a "fisherman" or earned their living from selling fish.
FLEMISTER     Flemish
Name of a man from Flanders, the same as the surname Fleming.
FROST     Welsh
Originally spelled Ffrost (the double ff is a Welsh letter). The Welsh word ffrost refered to someone who is excessively bold or a brag, especially with regard to warrior feats. Edmund Ffrost signed his name this way on the ship's register of the boat which brought him to the Massachussett's Bay Colony in 1631... [more]
GALEVSKI     Macedonian
Son of Gale
GASPARIAN     Armenian
Means "son of Gaspar" in Armenian.
GAUL     Scottish (Latinized, Rare), Irish, German
Scottish and Irish: variant of Gall ... [more]
GAVAZANSKY     Belarusian, Jewish
Means "from the town of Gavezhno". Gavezhno is a town in Belarus. For more information go here http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/newsletter/54surnames.htm
GAYER     German
Derived from Slavic gaj "grove", this name denoted a forest warden.
GELU     Slovak
GENTOO     Indian, Telugu, Portuguese
It is a Telugu name, most likely meaning "Gentile". It was first used by the Portuguese.
GEORGE     English, French, German
Derived from the given name George.
GILLESPIE     Scottish, Irish
Gillespie can be of Scottish and Irish origin. The literal meaning is "servant of bishop", but it is a forename rather than a status name. The Irish Gillespies, originally MacGiollaEaspuig, are said to to be called after one Easpog Eoghan, or Bishop Owen, of Ardstraw, County Tyrone... [more]
GJESSING     Norwegian, Danish
Used in Norway and Denmark since the 1600s. Probably of German origin.
GOEMAN     German
Patronym from a Germanic name: good or god + man.
GRAF     Jewish, Yiddish
Ornamental name selected, like Herzog and other words denoting titles, because of their aristocratic connotations.
GRIMM     Anglo-Saxon, English, German, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Nickname for a dour and forbidding individual, from Old High German grim "stern, severe" or from the given name GRÍMR derived from Old Norse gríma "mask, helmet". The name had its greatest popularity in Germany but was almost equally popular in England, having been introduced there by the conquering Norman-French after the invasion of 1066... [more]
GROB     Jewish, Yiddish
From Yiddish grob. May also mean "fat".
GUBLER     German (Swiss)
Means "Of the Mountains"... [more]
GUTHRIE     Scottish, Irish, German
Scottish: habitational name from a place near Forfar, named in Gaelic with gaothair ‘windy place’ (a derivative of gaoth ‘wind’) + the locative suffix -ach. Possibly an Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mag Uchtre ‘son of Uchtre’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps akin to uchtlach ‘child’.... [more]
GYUJTO     Hungarian
Very old Hungarian name, very rare.. means gatherer.
HARMSE     Dutch, Low German
The surname Harmse is derived from Harms or Harm, a Low-German / Niederdeutsch surname or name. In Plattdeutsch/Low Saxon the word sine is used as a possessive construction, hence Harmse indicates that it is the child of Harms, Harm, or Harmensze... [more]
HAUCK     German
Derived from the first name Hugo.
HAWLEY     English, Anglo-Saxon
Means "hedged meadow". It comes from the English word haw, meaning "hedge", and Saxon word leg, meaning "meadow". The first name Hawley has the same meaning.
HAY     English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Frisian
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye(Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin)... [more]
HAZZARD     English
Variant spelling of Hazard.
HEILIGER     German
Heiliger means "Holy" or "Holy One" in German.
HELMON     ?
HENDESTON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HENGESDON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HENGESTES     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HENGESTON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HENGSTETON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HENKESTON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HERBARTH     German, Norman
References Old Norse Deity "Odin" being one of the "Son's of Odin". Remember that the Geats became the Ostrogoths through the Denmark pass--referenced in Beowulf. Or, it means "Warrior of the Bearded One", perhaps a King... [more]
HERITAGE     English (Rare)
English status name for someone who inherited land from an ancestor, rather than by feudal gift from an overlord, from Middle English, Old French (h)eritage ‘inherited property’ (Late Latin heritagium, from heres ‘heir’).
HESTITONA     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HILARIO     Spanish
From the given name Hilarius.
HILLFAIR     Ukrainian
A fair someone. One who does a fair thing. Hill is which lives on a hill, other meanings of a fine hill, good for agriculture, hillfair as a fair hill.
HINGESTON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HINGESTONE     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HINXSTONE     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HINXTON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HISAW     English
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
HITTENRAUCH     Prussian
from the prussian word von hittenraoucht meaning "of royalty"
HOPLA     Welsh (?)
1st recorded Hopla.... [more]
HOUSEAL     French (Anglicized), German (Anglicized)
French (Lorraine) spelling of German Häusel, a topographic name meaning ‘small house’, a diminutive of Haus. ... [more]
HRACH     German (Austrian, Rare), Czech (Rare)
Originated in the Czech-speaking region of Bohemia in Austria, pre-1900. From Czech hrách, meaning "pea." Given either to a very short man or to a gardener.
HUVAL     French (Cajun)
The Huval name has historically been labeled German or Acadian (Cajun), however, recently more information has been discovered that shows the Huvals came directly from France.... [more]
HYNDESTAN     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HYNDESTANE     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
HYNDESTON     Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
IMANI     Persian
From the given name Iman.
INQUIETI     Italian (Rare)
would like to know if any one out there has heard of this name and what part of italy it comes from gt grand father corneluse inquiete/i came to england from parma italy in 1872/4 age 37/8 married in 1875... [more]
JARY     French
France-England-USA
JOCELYN     English
Another of the names brought to England in the eleventh century by the Normans, and mentioned in the Domesday Book. Originally a masculine name only.
JOOF     Serer
The surname Joof (English spelling in Gambia) whit its derivatives Juuf / Juf (Seereer proper) or Diouf (French spelling in Senegal and Mauritania) is a Senegambian surname found amongst the Seereer people of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania... [more]
JOSEPH     Hebrew, English, Dutch, Yiddish
From Ioseph, the Latin form of Greek Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), which was from the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning "he will add". In the Old Testament, Joseph is the eleventh son of Jacob. Because he was the favourite of his father, his older brothers sent him to Egypt and told their father that he had died... [more]
JOVIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
KALLA     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, meaning "priest".
KALLAN     Indian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of Kalla.
KAMALIAZAD     Pakistani, Persian
It's derived from the words Kamali meaning "Ascetic's blanket" & aazaad meaning "free or independent", or even kamaal-i-aazaad meaning "perfection of the free, or independent".
KANSSEN     Dutch, Flemish
Son of Kant
KAPU     Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting an "agricultural worker".
KARAL     Indian, Bengali
This Surname was given in honour by the Britishers to Nikhil Chandra Banerjee to recognize his efforts in constructing The Karali Kali temple in Dhaka,now the capital of Bangladesh. It was a very expensive construction and still attracts tourists every year... [more]
KARI     Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
KASSEM     Arabic, Persian
Kassem, Kassim, Kasim, or Qasim \q(a)-sim\ is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Kassem is "charitable, generous; one who gives to the people".... [more]
KAVARAI     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, meaning "landowner".
KERNEBONE     English, Cornish
Cornish
KHAREBOV     Ossetian
Derived from a personal name Khareba ("Annunciation" in Georgian)+ Russian ending "ov" (lit. "belonging to"). Russian version of the Ossetian "Kharebaty" ("belonging to Kharebatae family").
KJELLA     Norwegian (?)
Meaning unknown, but it might be related to the given name Kjell.
KLARIĆ     Croatian, Slovene
From the given name KLARA
KLARICH     English
English spelling of Klarić.
KLEYNEN     Flemish
Comes from the town in Belgium. Originally Van Klijnen
KLINE     American
Kline is one of the smaller groups of anglicized forms of the German surname Klein.... [more]
KNOWLES     English, Irish
As an English surname it is derived from a genitive or plural form of Middle English knolle meaning "hilltop, hillock", denoting a person who either lived at the top of a hill or near a hillock, or hailed from one of the many places in England named with this word.... [more]
KOIREE     Indian
Denotes "weaver" in Hindi.
KOMATI     Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting "trader".
KONICK     Yiddish
Variation of Koenig.
KOSTADINOVSKI     Macedonian
Son of Kostadin. Kostadin is an Eastern Orthodox name common in Macedonia and Bulgaria.
KRONBERGS     Latvian (Archaic)
Germanic,originally swedish
KUBLASHVILI     Georgian
Last name originates from Imereti region of Georgia .
KUNIC     Yiddish
Variation on Koenig.
KUNIS     Jewish
Metronymic form of KUNE. This surname is most famous for its association with the American actress named Mila Kunis.
KUNNATHUPARAMBIL     Malayalam (Rare)
Elamkunnapuzha-Kunnathuparambil Family has a rich history of around 200 years and traces its origins to a small village called Elamkunnapuzha in Ernakulam District. It was at that time one of our ancestors migrated from Elamkunnapuzha to a small village called Vennoor, near Mala in Thrissur District for his livelihood... [more]
KWASIGROCH     Polish
person who ferments(kwasic) peas(groch)
LABRADOR     Spanish, Portuguese, Filipino
From the root word "labora" meaning labor or work. This means laborer or worker but often associated to farmers as in San Isidro Labrador
LAH     Slovene
It means "italian"
LALIEV     Ossetian
Probably derived from Ossetic "Lal" or Georgian "Lali", meaning "ruby", perhaps as a personal name. "Laliev" is the Russian form of Ossetic "Lalyty" ("belonging to Lalytae family").
LAMA     Tibetan, Nepali
A Buddhist name found among people of Tibet and Nepal, from the Tibetan blama, meaning "priest" or "monk".
LAVERS     English
English (chiefly Devon and Cornwall): Medieval English and occupational, from pre-10th century Old French "lavandier". Introduced by the Normans after 1066, originally described a worker in the wool industry, and was a metonymic or nickname for a person employed to wash raw wool or rinse the cloth after fulling... [more]
LEANNE     English, Irish
means "gracious plum" in english
LEDWICK     English
A variation of the given name Ludwig.
LEPSY     Slavic (Rare), Turkish (Rare)
Possibly dating back to the Ottoman Empire's invasion of Europe, the original Turkic meaning is veiled in mystery, and possibly meant "one who comes from the edge of the lake." ... [more]
LEVA     Bulgarian (Rare), Czech (Rare), French (Rare), Jewish (Rare)
From the Hebrew given name Lev, meaning Lion. It is also the name of the currency in Bulgaria, and a verb in French meaning to lever or to lift.
LINN     Scottish, Scots, English, Irish, German, Jewish, Finnish (Anglicized), Estonian
As a Scottish and Northern English surname, it is a variant of Lyne. Its usage as an English name is primarily by Scots living in Northern England.... [more]
LISZOVICS     Polish, Jewish
This surname has Eastern European connections and has been used by the Jewish population.
LITTMAN     German (East Prussian), German (West Prussian), German, Jewish
Derived from Germanized Czech personal names like Litomir (Czech: Ljutomir) and Litobor (Czech: Ljutobor) which ultimately go back to Old Slavic ljutu "grim; fierce; ferocious; wild". One theory suggests, however, that these given names might have been influenced by ljub- "love; dear".... [more]
LIWOSZ     Polish
It comes from the name "liswoze" which means to be a all around "good person". Even though it is a nickname, It may have been derived from occupation because of the name's meaning to be a "Funny man".
LUMB     English, Anglo-Saxon
Lumb valley system in Yorkshire, England.... [more]
LUND     Indian
Lund is also a Punjabi last name (i.e. from Punjab state of India/Pakistan)
LUXON     English
English (Cornwall and Devon) variant of Luxton.
MACANTSAOI     Macantsaoi
From Tyrone
MACKINAW     Irish
First found in County Monaghan located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster, at Truagh where they were known as the Lords of Truagh.... [more]
MADIGA     Indian, Telugu
Telugu occupational name for a leather worker, a job historically considered polluting and impure in India, where the surname belongs to Dalit, or "Untouchables" - members of the lowest caste.
MAIZLES     Polish
A polish-jewish name with german origins.... [more]
MAJSTOROVIĆ     Serbo-Croatian (Rare)
Comes from word majstor meaning master.
MANTIA     English (?)
This is my last name. I honestly don't know where it came from. But it's a last name because it's mine lol
MAST     German
Nickname from Middle High German mast "fat", "stout".
MAST     Dutch
Occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle Dutch mast "swine fodder", or a topographic name for someone from a place rich in animal fodder, for example acorns.
MATLOCK     English
Derived from a place name (Matlock in Derbyshire) meaning ‘meeting-place oak’ from Old English mæthel ‘meeting’, ‘gathering’, ‘council’ and ac ‘oak’.
MAULEON     Spanish (Archaic)
All I know is that there is a place in spain "Basque Country" that their town, apartments, holtes are named Mauleon. The language spoken is Basque a form of "Spanish and French"
MAYE     English
English variant spelling of May.
MEEKS     Scottish
In Scotland, the names were spelled according to sound so there are many variations of the spelling including Meek, Meeke, Meik, Meech, Mekie and other spellings. After hard times in Scotland, many Meeks' left for Australia Ireland, and North America.
MOHORKO     Slovene
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
MOLCHAN     Russian, Ukrainian
From the Russian word молчан meaning "silent" it was often used as a nickname for someone who was soft-spoken and as a given name following Baptism
MORALEE     English, French
First found in Norfolk where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings.
MORAN     Irish
The surname Moran, originating in counties Mayo and Sligo of Connaught, is the shortened version of O'Moran, Anglicized form of the older O'Morain "grandson of the great one" with the Old Irish root mor 'great, big' (denoting stature and/or character).
MOROUX     Louisiana Creole
From the surname Moroux.
MOWERS     Scottish, English
English: variant of Mower
MURAVEZ     Hungarian
Most likely a corruption of the surname Moravec.
MURVAI     Romanian
Probably they originate from Murva (Transilvania-Siklód http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikl%C3%B3d).
MUSLIM     Arabic, Indonesian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim)
From the Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim), the active participle of أَسْلَمَ (ʾaslama) "to surrender, expose" (from the same root of the word Islam). The term denotes a follower of Islam.
MYRSKY     Finnish
Means "storm, tempest, gale".
NACROUR     Arabic
The name of a family of Lebanese goldsmiths descended from the Ottoman Prince Hanna, the name itself refers to the actual sound the hammer makes as it hits the gold. This is the French spelling but the original Arabic spelling is äÞÑæÑ ; other spellings in the Latin alphabet include Nakrour and Nacrur.
NAGARAJAN     Indian
From "Naga" meaning cobra and "Raja" meaning king.
NAIMAN     Ukrainian, Jewish
Before Genghis Khan conquered the world, he conquered his neighbors, and his last great victory, in 1204, was over a tribe of Turkic Christians called the Naiman. (Some Naimans today are Christian but most are Jewish.)... [more]
NAPELLO     Italian
a nickname taken from the plantname Aconitum napellus, possibly for someone with a 'venerous' character (because the plant is venerous)
NEMIROV     Russian, Hebrew, Ukrainian
Name derived from the city of Nemirov in Ukraine, The city was named after its founder, Prince Nemir.
NEMIROVSKY     Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate of Nemirov
NEPHUS     Greek
A Gods son who will become God
NEVIL     English
"Variant of the name Neville"
NOIR     French
Means "black" in French, originally used in Northern France as an ethnic nickname for someone from Southern France, Spain, Italy or North Africa. It also may have been used for someone who wore dark clothing or for someone who had an occupation during the night or was associated with the night.
NOONS     French
From the Portuguese name Nunes.
NORCONQUE     ?
NORDENSKIÖLD     Swedish
Derived from the two Swedish words "norden" which refers to the region of Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland. The other word, skiöld, is an old way of spelling the word "sköld" that means shield.... [more]
NOTBOHM     German, Low German
Low German cognate of High German Nussbaum.
OCHSNER     German (Swiss)
Means "Oxen Herder" in Swiss. It is pronounced as OCKSNER, and it is just as popular in Switzerland as Smith is in the US.
ODDA     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting agriculture, such as workers and laborers.
ODDAI     Indian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of Odda.
ODDAR     Indian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of Odda.
ODDE     Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, meaning "earthworker".
ODERASAK     Yoruba (Rare)
It is Yoruba mispronunciation of the the name Oscar. It was a middle name that became a last name.
OGAWA     Japanese
Means "little river" in Japanese.
OPPARA     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting an agricultural occupation.
ÖVALL     Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ö "island" and vall "wall, pasture, field of grass".
PACHECO     Spanish, Portuguese
1.Spanish and Portuguese: from a personal name of uncertain, possibly pre-Roman, origin.... [more]
PADAIYACHI     Indian, Tamil
Variant transcription of Padiachy.
PADIACHY     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting a footsoldier of the Palli caste.
PADJASEK     Polish, Ukrainian
Unknown
PALLA     Indian, Tamil
Another form of Palli.
PALLAN     Indian, Tamil
Another form of Palli.
PALLI     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, meaning "agricultural laborers".
PARAIYA     Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting laborers in agriculture and/or industry. This is a surname belonging to Dalit, or "Untouchables," in the Hindu caste system.
PARAMORE     French (Rare)
origin is unknown but the meaning of the name is lover used in France and England
PARHAM     Irish, English
This name has been used amongst the Irish and English. This user's great grandmother came from Ireland and her maiden name was Parham. However, in English (London) it is a habitational name from places in Suffolk and Sussex, named in Old English with pere ‘pear’ + ham ‘homestead’.
PENDLEBURY     English
Likely originated from the area Pendlebury, in the Borough of Swindon and Pendlebury in Greater Manchester. Formed from the Celtic pen meaning "hill" and burh meaning "settlement".... [more]
PETREVSKI     Macedonian
Means "son of Petar".
PINSON     Jewish, Russian
Derived from Spanish "pinzon", meaning "finch".
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