Submitted Surnames of Length 10

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ABBRUZZESE Italian
From an Italian surname coming from the place name Abruzzi in eastern Italy (the modern name is Abruzzo). This place name may derive from the Praetutii, an ancient tribe inhabiting the region.
ABDELLAOUI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Abdellah" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
ABDULKARIM Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Karim.
ABDULLAYEV Uzbek, Azerbaijani
Variant transcription of Abdullaev.
ABRAHAMIAN Armenian
Variant transcription of Abrahamyan.
ABRAHAMYAN Armenian
Means "son of Abraham".
ABRAMOVICH Russian
Other form of Abramov
ABUBAKAROV Chechen
Means "son of Abu Bakr".
ACCRINGTON English
Derived from the place Accrington.
ACHAMPOMAA African
Allegedly a feminine form of Achampong used in Ghana.
ADACHIHARA Japanese
A means "Leg, Limb, Step", Dachi comes from Tachi, meaning "Stand", Hara means "Plain". A notable bearer is Kenji Adachihara, a football player. I have posted kanji in the 'native spelling' spot.
AFGHANZADA Persian, Afghani
Means "son of the Afghan", from Pashto and Persian افغان‎‎ (afǧân) referring to an inhabitant of Afghanistan or a member of the Pashtun ethnic group combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AHISHAKIYE Kinyarwanda
AHISHAKIYE is a both male (most) and female name which means "Whenever God want" and is originally from Rwanda. It is a familiar name in the East African countries speaking Kinyarwanda and Kirundi such as Rwanda, Uganda, RDC, Burundi and Tanzania... [more]
AHMADZADEH Persian
From the given name Ahmad combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AKYEAMPONG African
Akan name from Ghana. It means the one who gives birth to princes. Mostly spelt Acheampong mainly to make life easy for Europeans, however that spelling is wrong because there is no "c" in the Akan or Twi alphabet... [more]
ALCOBENDAS Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
ALCUBIERRE Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the Sierra d’Alcubierre.
ALEKSANYAN Armenian
Means "son of Aleksan".
ALEXANDROV Russian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrov.
AL-KASHGARI Uyghur, Arabic
Variant form of Kashgari.
ALMATHRAHI Arabic (Rare)
Origin unknown, but most likely an anglicized version of 'Almathami'.... [more]
ALMAZBEKOV Kyrgyz
Means "son of Almazbek".
AL MOKADDEM Arabic
History: Descendants of the blessed Fatima the daughter of prophet Mohammed in the Arabian Peninsula.... [more]
ALŠĖNIŠKIS Lithuanian
This indicates familial origin within the Belarusian village of Hal’šány, which was originally Lithuanian & named Alšėnai.
AL-SHISHANI Arabic, Chechen (Expatriate)
Means "the Chechen" in Arabic. This was adopted by Chechens who migrated to the Arab world from the Caucasus.
ALTERSTEIN German
Means "old stone" in German.
AM MAGH FADA Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous former burgh.
AMUZQUÍVAR Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Amuskibar.
ANATOLIYEV Russian
Means "son of ANATOLIY".
ANDISHMAND Ancient Persian
ANDISHMAND (pronounced: AEN-DEESH-MAND, in the West D is silent), Origin Middle-Persian, means one who thinks (i.e. an intellectual). Given to people of Persian and non-Persian descent of diverse Persian or Central Asian ethnic and religious backgrounds (including Jews, Christians, Zoroastrians) based on a person's profession that requires thinking (technocrat, writer, poet, intellectual).
ANDREJEVIĆ Serbian
Means ''son of Andrej''.
ANDREWSSON Swedish
Means "son of Andrew."
ANGELEVSKI Macedonian
Son of Angele
ANGELLOTTI Italian
Comes from a pet form of Angelo, variant of Angelotti.
ANGERHOFER German
Habitational name for someone from Angerhof in Bavaria.
ÀNSRUTHAIR Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous town.
APPELKVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish apel or äpple both meaning "apple" and kvist "branch, twig".
APPLEGARTH English, 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.
APPLEWHITE English
Habitational name from a place named Applethwaite, from Old Norse apaldr ‘apple tree’ and þveit ‘meadow’. There are two or three such places in Cumbria; Applethwaite is also recorded as a surname from the 13th century in Suffolk, England, pointing to a possible lost place name there... [more]
ARANTZIBIA Basque
It literally means "ford of buckthorns".
ARLINGHAUS German
Perhaps a habitational name from Oerlinghausen in North Rhine-Westphalia.
ARMENTEROS Spanish
Habitational name from either of two places called Armenteros, in the provinces of Ávila and Salamanca, from the plural of armenatero meaning ‘cowherd’, from Latin armenta ‘herd(s)’.
ARRIGUNAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous beach in the municipality of Getxo.
ARSANUKAEV Chechen
Chechen family name of unknown meaning.
ARSLANAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Arslan".
ARTZINIEGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ARUSTAMYAN Armenian
Means "son of Arustam", from a given name derived from a combination of the names Ara and Rustam.
ARZAMENDIA Basque
"mountain bear"
ASLANBEKOV Chechen
Means "son of Aslanbek".
ATHANASIOU Greek (Cypriot), Greek, Greek (American, Expatriate), Greek (Australian, Expatriate)
From the personal name Athanasios, "immortal", with the Cypriot genitive suffix -ou.
AUBAKIROVA Kazakh
Feminine equivalent of Aubakirov.
AUCHINLECK Scottish (Rare)
Scottish Gaelic: Achadh nan Leac... [more]
AUSSENDORF German
Originated in Germany. Means "Out of the Village". First used in the year 1135.
AVELLANEDA Spanish
It literally means "hazelnut grove", denoting someone who either lived near one or worked in one.
AYANOKOUJI Japanese
綾 (Ayano) means "Design", 小 (Kou) means "Small, Little", and 路 (Ji) means "Road."
AYDINLISOY Turkish
Means "enlightened family" in Turkish.
BADRINETTE English
Apparently an extremely rare name of French origin, but isn't used as a first name in France. It might come from the rather uncommon French surname Bardinette, which apparently is a variant spelling of the surname Bardinet... [more]
BAILE PHÙIR Scottish Gaelic
Proper, non-Anglicized form of Balfour.
BAINBRIDGE English
from Bainbridge in North Yorkshire, named for the Bain river on which it stands (which is named with Old Norse beinn ‘straight’) + bridge.
BAKYTBEKOV Kyrgyz (Rare)
Means "son of Bakytbek" in Kyrgyz.
BALISTRERI Sicilian
Means "archer, crossbowman" or "crossbow maker" in Sicilian.
BAMBOROUGH English
Bamborough name origin from early Northumberland early times other name know from the Bamborough is bamburgh as in bamburgh castle, ... [more]
BARRENECHE Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Barrenetxe.
BARRENETXE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Larrabetzu.
BARRINGTON English, Irish
English: habitational name from any of several places called Barrington. The one in Gloucestershire is named with the Old English personal name Beorn + -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’... [more]
BASUMATARY Indian, Bodo, Assamese
From a Sanskritized form of the Bodo name बसुमातारी (Baisamatari), which meant "mother earth" or "earthly folks". The name was originally used by landowners or landlords.
BAUDELAIRE French
A French surname, coming from the word "baudelaire", which is a short, broad, and curved sword used in heraldry.
BAUMEISTER German
Occupational name for a "builder" in German; from Middle High German 'buwen' 'to build' + meister 'master'. The surname has been used in the strategy series 'Chocolatier' by PlayFirst, one bearer of this is the grandmother of Alex Fletcher in the game, Evangeline Baumeister.
BAUMKÖTTER German (Modern)
From the German words 'Baum' meaning 'tree' and 'Kötter' a type of villager who dwelt in a cottage, similar to the Scottish Cotter. "Presumably a 'Baumkötter' earned money from a small orchard on their property."
BEAUREGARD French
Habitational name from any of various places in France named Beauregard for their fine view or fine aspect, for example in Ain, Dordogne, Drôme, Lot, and Puy-de-Dôme, from beau "fair, lovely" and regard "aspect, outlook".
BEAUSÉJOUR French (Rare)
Literally means "beautiful sojourn", derived from French beau "beautiful, nice, fine" and French séjour "sojourn, short stay". As such, this surname is most likely a locational surname, in that it originally referred to a scenic place to sojourn in... [more]
BEKANOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Bekanówka.
BELALCÁZAR Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality with the coordinates 38°34′31″N 5°10′02″W.
BELLINGHAM English
Habitational name from places called Bellingham.
BELLUOMINI Italian
Variant and plural of Belluomo
BEN HASSINE Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Husayn" in Arabic (chiefly Tunisian).
BENJELLOUN Arabic (Maghrebi)
From a Moroccan surname of Andalusian origin and unknown meaning.
BEN KHALIFA Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Khalifa" (primarily used for Tunisian and Algerian Arabic).
BEN MANSOUR Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Mansour" (chiefly Tunisian).
BEN MOHAMED Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Mohamed" (chiefly Maghrebi).
BENNETTSON English
Means 'Son of Bennett'.
BENNINGTON English
Habitational name from either of two places called Benington, in Hertfordshire and Lincolnshire, or from Long Bennington in Lincolnshire. The first is recorded in Domesday Book as Benintone "farmstead or settlement (Old English tūn) by the Beane river"; both Lincolnshire names are derived from the Old English personal name Beonna combined with -ing-, a connective particle denoting association, and tūn.
BENRAMDANE Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ben Romdhane (chiefly Algerian).
BEN SHUSHAN Hebrew
Means "son of the lily" in Hebrew.
BENSLIMANE Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Slimane" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
BENSOUSSAN Judeo-Spanish, Northern African
Maghrebi Jewish surname meaning "son of Shoshannah".
BEN YOUSSEF Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Youssef"; mainly used in Tunisia.
BERÁSTEGUI Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Berastegi.
BERNADOTTE French, Swedish
Possibly from the name of a historical province in Southern France named Béarn. This was originally a French non-noble surname. French general Jean Baptise Bernadotte (1763-1844) became the king of Sweden as Charles XIV John (Swedish: Karl XIV Johan) in 1818 and founded the current royal house in Sweden, House of Bernadotte.
BERNASCONI Italian
The surname of BERNASCONI is of Italian origin, a locational name meaning the dweller on or near a small hill. The names of habitation are derived from pre-existing names denoting towns, villages, farmsteads or other named habitations... [more]
BERRYCLOTH English (Rare)
This name is of English locational origin, from the place called Barrowclough near Halifax in West Yorkshire.
BEVILACQUA Italian
From Italian bevi l'acqua "drinks water", a nickname likely applied ironically to an alcoholic.
BIAŁKOWSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from a place called Bialkowo in Plock and Torun voivodeships
BIEŃKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bieńkowice, Bieńkowiec, or Bieńkowo.
BILCZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 distinct Greater Polish villages by the name of Bilczew.
BILDERBACK German (Modern, Archaic)
German: habitational name from any of the three places in northern Germany named Billderbeck, formerly Bilderbeck.... [more]
BILLINGHAM English
A surname of English origin.
BIRCHFIELD English
Variant of English BURCHFIELD or an anglicized form of German BIRKENFELD.
BIRINDELLI Italian
It is a regional surname of Tuscany common in provinces like Pisa, Lucca or Livorno.... [more]
BIURRARENA Spanish, Basque
Means apple in Basque.
BLACHOWSKI Polish
Related to forming or rolling thin sheets of metal, perhaps gilding.
BLACKSMITH English, Welsh, Scottish
This last name is an occupation last name. A "blacksmith" means a person who makes and repairs things in iron by hand.
BLACKSTOCK English
English and southern Scottish: topographic name from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ + stok ‘stump’, ‘stock’.
BLAKESMITH German (Anglicized)
Derived from the German, Blechschmidt, it means "tin smith", and/or, blacksmith.
BLAZKOWICZ Polish
From the video game series, Wolfenstein, Blazkowicz is the main character.
BLITZSTEIN German Jewish
Blitz is the German word for lightening and stein is the German word for stone.
BLOOMFIELD English
This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and is a locational name from either of the two places thus called in England, one in Staffordshire, and the other in Somerset, or it may be a dialectal variant of Blonville (-sur-Mer) in Calvados, Normandy, and hence a Norman habitation name... [more]
BLUMENBERG Jewish
Ornamental name composed of German Blume "flower" and Berg "mountain, hill".
BLUMSHTEYN Yiddish
Original Yiddish form of Blumstein.
BONANUNZIO Italian
Combination of bon which means 'good' + the given name Nunzio.
BONDARENKO Ukrainian
maker of barrels
BOOMHOUWER German, Dutch
Boomhouwer, means "Cutter of Trees", or "The one who hews trees", having Boom translating into "tree", houw meaning to "hew" or to "cut", and er meaning "the one who".... [more]
BORGEDALEN Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Norwegian borg "fortification, castle" and dal "valley".
BOSWACHTER Dutch
Dutch for "forester."
BOUMEDIENE Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Midian" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian). A notable bearer was Houari Boumediene (1932-1978), born as Mohamed ben Brahim Boukharouba, an Algerian revolutionary who served as the second President of Algeria from 1976-1978.
BOUTEFLIKA Arabic (Maghrebi)
Of unknown meaning, possibly of Kabyle origin.... [more]
BRANCACCIA Italian (Rare)
Derived from the medieval Italian given name Brancazia, which is the feminine form of the masculine given name Brancazio. For more information, please see the entry for the patronymic surname Brancazio... [more]
BRANCACCIO Italian
Variant form of Brancazio. There are a few sources that claim that the surname is derived from a place name (which would make it a locational surname), but that claim is incorrect, as all Italian geographical places carrying the name Brancaccio were either established long after the Middle Ages (by which time virtually all Italians already had a hereditary surname) or were named after a person who had Brancaccio for a surname... [more]
BRANDYBUCK Literature
Brandybuck is the surname of Meriadoc, a young Hobbit in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." Possibly derived from the Brandywine River, which in turn is derived from Sindarin Baranduin, "Brown River"... [more]
BRÄNNSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bränna "to burn" and ström "stream".
BRATHWAITE English
Place-name derived from the Old Norse words for a "broad clearing".
BREAKSPEAR English
From a medieval nickname for someone who had achieved notable success in jousts or in battle. Nicholas Breakspear (?1100-1159) was the original name of Pope Hadrian IV, the only English pope.
BREGIANNIS Greek
Its my surname
BREITZMANN German
Derived from the name of a town called "Britz" in Germany + the suffix "mann" for man.
BRODZIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called for example Brudzyń (formerly Brodzino) in Konin voivodeship, or Brodna in Piła voivodeship.
BROFLOVSKI Popular Culture
Kyle Broflovski (sometimes spelled Kyle Broflovski, Broslovski, Broslofski, Brovlofski or Broflofski) is a main character in the animated television series South Park.
BROOKHOUSE English
Means 'house by the brook'.
BROOMFIELD English
From a place name meaning "gorse field", from Old English brom "gorse" and feld "field, open country".
BRUEGGEMAN German
Variant of German Brueggemann.
BRYNTESSON Swedish
Means "son of BRYNTE"
BRZEZINSKI Polish
This last name is Polish because it's got Z's in them and also it ends with "ski" which is a Polish last name.
BRZOZOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place named with brzoza meaning "birch tree", for example Brzozowa, Brzozowice, or Brzozowo.
BRZUMIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Brzumin.
BUCCAMBUSO Sicilian, Italian
Believed to be an Americanization of the surname Buccinfuso
BUCHWALDER German, German (Swiss)
Buchwalder is a German Surname.
BUCKINGHAM English
Habitational name from the former county seat of the county of Buckinghamshire, Old English Buccingahamm "water meadow (Old English hamm) of the people of (-inga-) Bucc(a)".
BUCKWALTER English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Buchwalder.
BUONAPARTE Italian (Rare)
Derived from the given name Buonaparte
BURKHALTER German
Topographic name composed of the Middle High German elements burc "castle" "protection" and halter from halde "slope".
BURLINGTON English
Habitational name from Bridlington in East Yorkshire, from Old English Bretlintun meaning BERHTEL's town.
BURMEISTER German
North German: status name for the mayor or chief magistrate of a town, from Middle Low German bur ‘inhabitant, dweller’, ‘neighbor’, ‘peasant’, ‘citizen’ + mester ‘master’.
BURRUCHAGA Spanish, Basque
From "Pais Vasco" in Spain.
BUSCHIAZZO Italian
It's a surname in northern Italy (Piedmont). It emerges from the German spelling Bosch or Busch and this means "forest" or "wooded area".
BUSTAMANTE Spanish
Refers to a town in Cantabria, Spain, whose name is derived from Latin bustum Amantii meaning "pasture of Amantius".
BUTTAFUOCO Italian
Nickname composed of the elements butta "throw" + fuoco "fire".
BUTTGEREIT German
Variant spelling of Butgereit. A famous bearer is German film director and screenwriter, Jörg Buttgereit (1963-).
CACCIATORE Italian
Derived from Italian cacciatore meaning "hunter, huntsman", which is ultimately derived from the Italian verb cacciare meaning "to hunt".... [more]
CADEROUSSE French, Literature
A character in the classic novel The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. In the novel, Caderousse is a tailor and inkeeper who aids in the arrest of Dantès.
CALCATERRA Italian
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.
CAMPUMANES Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Ḷḷena.
CANOMANUEL Spanish
The first part of this surname is possibly derived from Spanish cano "hoary, white-haired, grey-haired". The second part is derived from the given name Manuel. As such, this name must first have come into being as a nickname, referring to the white or grey hair of a man named Manuel.
CANTERBURY English
Habitational name from Canterbury in Kent, named in Old English as Cantwaraburg "fortified town (burgh) of the people (wara) of Kent".
CARACCIOLO Italian
Famous bearer of this surname is Canadian-Italian singer Alessia Caracciolo (1996-).
CARISBROOK English
Carisbrooke is a village on the Isle of Wight; the name is thought to mean "Carey's brook". When in 1917 the British royal family changed its name from the "House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha" to the "House of Windsor" and renounced all German titles, the title of Marquess of Carisbrooke was created for the erstwhile German Prince Alexander of Battenberg.
CARMICHAEL Scottish, English
Scottish place name meaning "fort of Michael".
CARRINGTON English, Scottish
English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Carrington, probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Cara + -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’.... [more]
CARRUTHERS Scottish
This old Scottish surname was first used by Strathclyde-Briton people. The Carruthers family in the land of Carruthers in the parish of Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. In that are it is pronounced 'Cridders'.... [more]
CASAGRANDE Spanish, Italian
From the Spanish & Italian words casa meaning "house" and grande meaning "big"; literally means "big house".
CATRAMBONE Italian
Unexplained.
CAVALCANTI Italian
Means "riding" in Italian. An occupational surname for people who worked with horses.
CEDERQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and kvist "twig, branch".
CENTOFANTE Italian
Variant form of Centofanti.
CENTOFANTI Italian
Means "a hundred soldiers on foot" in Italian, derived from Italian cento meaning "(a) hundred" and Italian fanti, which is the plural form of fante meaning "soldier, infantryman"... [more]
CHABASHIRA Japanese (Rare)
This is a food related surname. 茶 (Cha) literally means "{Green} Tea" and 柱 (Hashira) means "Pillar", turning into 'Bashira'. A tea pillar is a tea stalk pointing vertically, in Japan this is considered "good luck"... [more]
CHALLENGER English
Probably from a medieval nickname for a touchy or quarrelsome person (from a derivative of Middle English chalangen "to challenge"). A fictional bearer is Professor George Challenger, irascible scientist and explorer, leader of the expedition to Amazonia in Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Lost World' (1912).
CHARLESTON English
Means "son of Charles."
CHAROENSUK Thai
Derived from Thai เจริญ (jà-rəən) meaning "to cultivate, to increase" combined with สุข (sùk) meaning "joy, delight".
CHARRETIER French
French form of Carter.
CHERKASSKY Russian, Jewish
Derived from Russian Черкес (Cherkes) meaning "Circassian", referring to a Muslim ethnic group native to the North Caucasus. This was the name of a noble Russian family of ethnic Circassian origin.
CHERNENKOV Russian
From chernoi, meaning "black".
CHOUSOKABE Japanese
From Japanese 長 (chou) meaning "chief, head, leader", 宗 (so) meaning "religion", 我 (ka) meaning "ego" and 部 (be) meaning "section".
CHRONOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 5 Lesser Polish villages: Chronów-Kolonia Dolna, Chronów-Kolonia Górna, Chronówek, Chronów in Gmina Orońsko, or Chronów in Gmina Nowy Wiśnicz.
CHRYSANTHE French
From the Greek Χρύσανθος (Chrysanthos), meaning "golden flower". This surname was first given to children found on October 25, the feast day of Saint Chrysanthos.
CIABATTINO Italian
Italian for "cobbler."
CIEPLIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 Kuyavian villages: Ciepliny-Budy, Cieplinki, or Ciepliny.
CIESZYŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Cieszyn.
CINGESWELL English
Meaning "Lives at the King's spring"
CLEAVELAND English
Spelling variant of Cleveland.
CLEMENCEAU French
Derived from the French given name Clément. A famous bearer was Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929), a French politician who was the 54th Prime Minister of France during the First World War.
ČOBANKOVIĆ Croatian
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''.
COGGESHALL English
Habitational name from Coggeshall in Essex, England, which was derived from Cogg, an Old English personal name, and Old English halh meaning "nook, recess".
COLMENARES Spanish
It literally means "apiaries", denoting someone who either worked at some or lived near some.
COMBEFERRE Literature (?)
Combeferre is the surname of one of the strong, persuasive members of the ABC in Victor Hugo's novel Les Misérables. Meaning is unknown.
CONCEPCIÓN Spanish
Means "conception'' in Spanish, in reference to the Immaculate Conception of Virgin Mary.
CONTRACTOR Indian (Parsi)
Parsi occupational surname for a contractor, or someone who works on the basis of a contract. As the British rule of India demanded for all Parsees to adopt a surname, many adopted English vocabulary based on their occupation (i.e. Engineer or Merchant).
CORDOVEIRU Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Pravia.
CORNELLANA Asturian (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Curniana.
CORNWALLIS Scottish
Example: Lord Charles Cornwallis.
COSCOLLOLA Catalan
This indicates familial origin within or within the vicinity of the eponymous farmhouse in the municipality of Lladurs.
COURCELLES French
The name of several places in France, Belgium and Canada. In Middle French the word courcelle was used to describe a "small court" or a "small garden". The word is derived from the medieval Gallo-Romance and Gallo-Italian word corticella, which was formed from the Latin word cohors, meaning "court" or "enclosure", and the diminutive –icella.... [more]
COURFEYRAC Literature
Courfeyrac is the surname that Victor Hugo used for Marius' closest friend in the friend of the ABC. Meaning is unknown.
CRUIKSHANK Scottish
From a medieval Scottish nickname for someone with a crooked leg (from Scots cruik "bent" + shank "leg"). This was the surname of British caricaturist George Cruikshank (1792-1872) and British actor Andrew Cruikshank (1907-1988).
CULBERTSON English, Scottish, Northern Irish
Patronymic from Culbert.
CUMBERLAND English
Regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).
CUNNINGHAM Irish
Surname adopted from Scottish by bearers of Gaelic Ó Cuinneagáin "descendant of Cuinneagán", a personal name from a double diminutive of the Old Irish personal name Conn meaning "leader, chief".
CUNNINGTON English (American)
Scottish linked to {Marshall}
ĆWIKLIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masovian villages in Gmina Płońsk: Ćwiklinek or Ćwiklin.
CZARNIECKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Czarnca.
CZELUSNIAK Czech
Jewish, Polish
D'ABBEVILLE French
Means "of Abbeville" Abbeville is a commune in France. Takes its name from Latin Abbatis Villa meaning "Abbot's Village".
DAMJANOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of Damjan" in Serbian.
DANIELIDES Greek
Non-modern variant transcription of Daniilidis.
DANIILIDIS Greek
Means "Son of Daniel/Daniil".
DANKIEWICZ Polish
From the Polish given name Daniel, using a nickname of the name Danusz.
DARLINGTON English
From Old English Dearthington believed to be the settlement of Deornoth's people (unclear root + ing a family group + ton an enclosed farm or homestead).