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Derived from Middle Low German düster
"dark" combined with Old High German wald
It appears Duza means soul, nickname for someone with a kind heart
Dut is a surname among the Dinka people in South Sudan.
DUTERTE Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicised spelling of French du tertre
meaning "of the hillock, of the mound" (see DUTERTRE
). A notable bearer is Rodrigo
Duterte (1945-), the current president of the Philippines.
habitational name from any of the places called Dutton, especially those in Cheshire and Lancashire. The first of these is named from Old English dun ‘hill’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from Old English personal name Dudd + Old English tun.
French surname, pronounced /dyvilaʁ/, whose bearers mainly live in Haute-Savoie. It means "from Le Villard", a village in the Rhône-Alpes region, whose name comes from the Latin 'villare' which means 'hamlet'... [more]
Habitational name from a place in Lancashire, recorded in the early 13th century as D(e)ukesbiri, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Deowuc or Duc(c) (both of uncertain origin) + Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke).
Dutch nickname from Middle Dutch duuc
‘duck’; in some cases the name may be a derivative of Middle Dutch duken
‘to dive’ and cognate with Ducker
Anglicized form (with English genitive -s) of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin (see Dugan) or, more likely, of Ó Duibhginn (see Deegan).Possibly a variant (by misdivision) of English WIGGINS
This surname has multiple meanings, the most commonly accepted etymology is that Dwivedi means a person who has the knowledge of two Vedas, but there exists a conflicting view since Dwivedis are given higher status than Chaturvedis or Chaubeys... [more]
From the Russian word дятел (dyatel), meaning "woodpecker".
nickname from dybac, meaning 'to lurk' or 'to watch for somebody'.
Topographic name for someone who lived by a dike, Dutch dijk
. Compare DYKE
DYE English, Welsh
English: from a pet form of the personal name DENNIS
. In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire. Welsh is also suggested, but 1881 and UK both show this as an East Anglian name - very few in Wales.
Topographic name for someone who lived by a dike
DÝMEK Czech, Polish
Derived from Czech dým
meaning "smoke" or Polish dymek
Derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century "dence", the Middle English "dene", meaning a valley.
DZAGOEV Ossetian (Russian)
Russified form of the Ossetian surname Зæгъойты (Zægoyty)
, which came from the nickname Dzagoy
. The name was probably from Ossetian дзаг (dzag)
meaning "full, complete", ultimately derived from Persian چاق (čâq)
DZHARIMOV Circassian (Russian)
Russified form of a Circassian name possibly from Adyghe джары (ǯ̍ārə)
meaning "that is" combined with мэ (mă)
meaning "this" or "smell". A notable bearer is Aslan Dzharimov (1936-), the former President of the Adyghe Republic from 1992-2002.
Most likely related to Sanskrit उज्ज्वल (ujjvala)
meaning "bright, radiant, luminous".
Derived from Polish działo
"cannon" or "gun" as an occupational name metonymically. It can also be a nickname from Polish działać
"to work", "to do", "to influence", etc.
It is the surname of Chaya, a character in the movie Defiance played by Mia Wasikowska.
DZIUBA Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Polish dziub
or Ukrainian dzyuba
. It is a nickname for a person with pock-marks on his or her face.
DŽOMEK Slovak (?)
"Origin of the name is not known. Possibly came from Poland. In Slovakia in 1995 lived 15 people with this surname."
DZUGAEV Ossetian (Russian)
Probably derived from Dzuga
, the name of a past ancestor and the founder of the family/clan of uncertain meaning, though it could have been used to refer to a shepherd or herder if derived from Iron Ossetian дзуг (dzug)
meaning "flock, herd (of sheep or cattle)".