Submitted Surnames Starting with C
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Name for someone from Comberbach in North Cheshire. May come from etymological elements meaning "stream in a valley."
Regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).
This is an English surname, deriving from the village so-named in North Yorkshire. The village takes its name from the Cumbric element cumb
meaning 'dale' (cognate with Welsh cwm
, 'valley') and Old Norse dalr
meaning 'valley', forming a compound name meaning 'dale-valley'.
CUNHA Portuguese (Brazilian)
This name can mean either mean that your upper class or a coin maker. Cunha directly translates to "coin" or "wedge"
Originally meant "person from Cunliffe", Lancashire ("slope with a crevice" (literally "cunt-cliff")).
From Irish Gaelic Mac Conduibh
"son of Condubh
", a personal name meaning literally "black dog".
Probably from a shortened form of Cuosëmo
, a Neapolitan variant of the Italian male personal name Cosimo
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Salas.
Possible other spelling Curovic. Great Grandfather born in Austria, but name traces back to Croatia possibly.
The surname of Current, is of Irish/Scottish with several different families, and meanings of this name. There are many spelling variations of this name.
CURRIE Scottish, Irish
Irish: Habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh
, dative case of currach
‘wet plain’, ‘marsh’. It is also a habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire (see Corrie
CUSTER German (Anglicized)
Anglicization of the German surname Köster
, literally "sexton". A famous bearer was George Custer (1839-1876), the American cavalry general. General Custer and his army were defeated and killed by Sioux and Cheyenne forces under Sitting Bull in the Battle of Little Bighorn (1876; also known colloquially as Custer's Last Stand).
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masovian villages in Gmina Płońsk: Ćwiklinek or Ćwiklin.
Polonized form of the German surname Zwirner
, an occupational name for a yarn or twine maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zwirn
Ethnic name or nickname from a word meaning ‘gypsy’, ‘Romany’.Altered spelling of eastern German Zigan, from Hungarian cigány ‘gypsy’.
Translation of German Zypress, a topographic name for someone living near a cypress tree or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a cypress, Middle High German zipres(se) (from Italian cipressa, Latin cupressus), or possibly of any of various Greek family names derived from kyparissos ‘cypress’, as for example Kyparissis, Kyparissos, Kyparissiadis, etc.
Possibly an altered spelling of French Cyprien, from a medieval personal name, from Latin Cyprianus (originally an ethnic name for an inhabitant of Cyprus), or a shortened form of Greek Kyprianos, Kyprianis, Kyprianidis, ethnic names for an inhabitant of Cyprus (Greek Kypros), or patronymics from the personal name Kyprianos (of the same derivation)... [more]
Habitational name, possibly for someone from Cywiny in Ciechanów province.
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Czarnca.
This denotes that someone’s family originated in the Masovian village of Czubin.
habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Poland called Czyżew or Czyżewo, from czyż(yk) ‘siskin’.