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EADE     English (British, ?)
Originally derived from the Old English Eadwig, which meant "prosperity / fortune in war." Surname found mainly in Scotland and northern England. Americanized spelling of Norwegian Eide. Also see the similar given names: Adam, Edwy, Eda, and Edith.
EAGLE     English
Nickname for a lordly, impressive, or sharp-eyed man, from Middle English egle "eagle" (from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila).
EAGLEBURGER     English (American)
Americanized form of German Adelberger, a habitational name for someone from a place called Adelberg near Stuttgart.
EALEY     English
Variant of ELY.
EAMES     English
Probably from the possessive case of the Middle English word eam ‘uncle’, denoting a retainer in the household of the uncle of some important local person. Possibly also a variant of Ames.
EARENFIGHT     English
appears in early American history in Pennsylvania and New Jerssey. Jacob Earenfight fought in the Battle of Princeton in the American Revolutionary War.
EARLY     Irish, English, American, German
Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Mocháin (see Mohan; Gaelic moch means ‘early’ or ‘timely’), or of some other similar surname, for example Ó Mochóir, a shortened form of Ó Mochéirghe, Ó Maoil-Mhochéirghe, from a personal name meaning ‘early rising’.... [more]
EARNSHAW     English
Means "person from Earnshaw", Lancashire ("Earn's nook of land" - Earn from an Old English personal name meaning literally "eagle"). In fiction this surname is borne by Catherine Earnshaw, her brother Hindley and her nephew Hareton, characters in Emily Brontë's 'Wuthering Heights' (1847).
EAST     English
This interesting surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century "east", east, and is topographical for someone who lived in the eastern part of a town or settlement, or outside it to the east... [more]
EASTBURN     English
Habitational name from either of two places, one in Humberside and one in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English ēast, ēasten "east" and burna "stream".
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".
EATHERTON     English
Probably a variant spelling of Atherton.
EBEN     English
Meaning unknown. It could be from the given name Eden, from the place name Eden, meaning "Place Of Pleasure".
EBENEEZER     English
Obtained from the given name Ebenezer
EBERLE     Upper German, German (Swiss)
From a diminutive of Eberhard.
ECHELBARGER     English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Eichelberger.
ECKLAND     Norwegian, Swedish
Probably a respelling either of a Norwegian habitational name from several farmsteads named with eik "oak" + land "land", or of a Swedish ornamental compound with the same elements.
ECKLUND     Swedish (Rare)
Variant spelling of EKLUND.
ECONOMOS     Greek
Occupational name for a steward, someone who managed a property, particularly church-owned land, from ancient Greek oikos meaning "household" + nomos meaning "law", "rule".
EDDUDÓTTIR     Icelandic
Means "daughter of Edda". Used only by women.
EDDUSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Edda". Used only by men.
EDDY     American
A common surname used among people whose ancestry originates from the United Kingdom (England, Ireland and Scottland etc.) Shelia Eddy is an American who was convicted in 2014 for the murder of Skylar Neese in the state of West Virginia.
EDELSTEIN     Jewish
Ornamental name derived from German Edelstein "gemstone; precious stone".
EDÉN     Swedish
Possibly a habitational name from a place named with the element ed "isthmus". In some cases it could also be a shortened form of EDENIUS (a combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and the Latin suffix -enius "descendant of").
EDEVANE     Welsh, Cornish
A rare Welsh surname, believed to be of Cornish origin. This surname is made up of two elements. ‘Ed’ is not a shortened form of Edward, but derives from the ancient (Old English?) ‘ead’ meaning ‘prosperity’ and/or ‘happiness’... [more]
EDGE     English
Topographic name, especially in Lancashire and the West Midlands, for someone who lived on or by a hillside or ridge, from Old English ecg "edge".
EDGELL     Medieval English
It derives from the early word for a sword ecg, to which was sometimes added a suffix such as wolf.
EDGELY     English
A surname of Anglo-Saxon origin, and a place name taken from either a village in Cheshire or one in Shropshire. The name means “park by the wood” in Old English.
EDGERLY     English
Habitational name from any of numerous minor places named Edgerley, Edgerely, or Hedgerley.
EDIN     Swedish
Variant of EDÉN.
EDMEADES     English
Meant "son of Edmede", from a medieval nickname for a self-effacing person (literally "humble", from Old English ēadmēde "easy mind").
EDMINSTEIRE     Scottish
john edminsteire was a person captured at the battle of dunbar in 1651 and shipped to boston in 1652 on the ship john and sarah. we can find no previous record of the edminsteire name. conjecture from f.custer edminster that did the geneology is it is a combination of french and german names and originated from people that migrated to scotland with mary queen of scots about 100 years earlier.
EDMISTON     Scottish
Habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Ēadmund + tūn meaning "settlement".
EDMUNDS     English, Welsh
Patronymic from the personal name Edmund (see Edmond).
EDMUNDSON     English
Means "son of Edmund".
EDSON     English
Patronymic or metronymic from Eade.
EDSTRÖM     Swedish
Combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and ström "stream".
EDVARDSEN     Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of EDVARD".
EEK     Swedish
Variant of EK.
EFFENDI     Indonesian
Transferred use of the given name Effendi, which is derived from the Ottoman title افندي (efendi), ultimately from Greek αφέντης (aféntis) meaning "lord, master, boss, ruler, prince".
EFIMOV     Russian
Variant transcription of YEFIMOV.
EFTEMIE     Romanian
Derived from the forename Euthymius.
EGAN     Irish
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin (see Hagan).
EGEDE     Scandinavian
Derived from a place name on Sjælland containing the name element EIK meaning "oak".
EGELAND     Norwegian
Habitational name from any of various farms in southwestern Norway named Eikeland, from eiki meaning "oak", "oak grove" + land meaning "land".
EGGLESTON     English
Habitational name from a place in County Durham so called, or from Egglestone in North Yorkshire, both named in Old English as Egleston, probably from the Old English personal name Ecgel (unattested) + tūn ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.
EGLĪTIS     Latvian
Derived from the word egle meaning "spruce".
EGNER     German
From a Germanic personal name formed with the element agi ‘point (of a sword)’.
EGNER     Norwegian
Habitational name from a farmstead, of unexplained origin.
EGUCHI     Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "mouth of the river". This surname is mostly found on the island of Kyūshū.
EHLER     German
Variant of EHLERT.
EHLERT     German
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agil "edge", "point (of a sword)" + hard "brave", "hardy", "strong" or ward "guard".
EHRENBERG     Jewish (Anglicized, Rare, Archaic), German
"In German it means 'mountain of honor'"
A Latinized joining of the German words irmin(world, all-encompassing) and trud(strength)
EICH     German
German from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near an oak tree. In some cases, it may be a habitational name for someone from any of several places named with this word, for example Eiche or Eichen, or for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an oak.
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.
Habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg.
EICHHORN     German, Jewish
German topographic name for someone who lived on or near an oak-covered promontory, from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’ + horn ‘horn’, ‘promontory’. German from Middle High German eichhorn ‘squirrel’ (from Old High German eihhurno, a compound of eih ‘oak’ + urno, from the ancient Germanic and Indo-European name of the animal, which was later wrongly associated with hurno ‘horn’); probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a squirrel... [more]
EICHLER     Upper German
South German variant of Eich, the -ler suffix denoting association. "eager"
EIDE     Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eið "isthmus".
EIDSNESS     Norwegian
Habitational name from a farmstead so named in western Norway, from Old Norse eid meaning "isthmus" + nes meaning "headland", "promontory".
EILAND     German
Topographic name for someone who lived on or owned property surrounded by water, from Middle High German eilant, "island"
EILEEN     Literature
From the given name Eileen.
A German surname meaning "guts" or "viscera".
EINHORN     German
Derived from German Einhorn (Middle High German einhorn) "unicorn", denoting someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a unicorn.
EINSTEIN     German
Albert Einstein's surname
EIRIS     Ancient Irish (Latinized)
Its meaning That is fruitfulness or fertility. It comes from the Irish name Eire Or Eriu (Erin, Eirinn). Another ancient name is Ivernia (Hibernia or Iverni) and its meaning is the green and fertile lands.
EISELE     German
From a short pet form of the personal name Isenhart, from Old High German isan ‘iron’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. From Isenlin, a compound of Middle High German isen ‘iron’ + the hypocoristic suffix -lin, hence a nickname for a blacksmith, ironworker, or dealer in iron.
EISEN     German, 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.
EISENBERG     German, Jewish
Means "iron hill" from German isen meaning "iron" and berg meaning "hill".
EISENBERGER     German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of the several places called Eisenberg. As a Jewish name it is also an ornamental name.
May be a metonymic occupational name for an ironworker or smith, derived from the Yiddish word ayzn, and the German word eisen, which means iron. ... [more]
EJIOFOR     Igbo, Nigerian
A famous bearer of this surname is Chiwetel Ejiofor, a British actor of Nigerian and Igbo descent.
EKERN     Norwegian
Habitational name from a farm in eastern Norway so named, from Old Norse ekra ‘meadow’, ‘field’.
EKLÖF     Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
EKMAN     Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of ek "oak" and man "man".
EKMEČIĆ     Serbian, Bosnian
Variant of Ekmekçi.
EKSI     Turkish
Ekºi means "sour" in Turkish.
EKSTRÖM     Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of ek "oak" and ström "stream".
EL ALAOUI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Alaoui" in Arabic; used predominantly in Morocco.
ELAM     English
English habitational name for someone from a place called Elham, in Kent, or a lost place of this name in Crayford, Kent. The first is derived from Old English el ‘eel’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’... [more]
EL AMARI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Amari", from the Arabic given name Ammar. Mainly found in Morocco.
ELAMKUNNAPUZHA     Malayalam (Rare)
Elamkunnapuzha is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala.... [more]
EL AMRANI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Amrani"; derived from the given name Imran. This surname is predominantly used in Morocco.
ELANDER     Swedish
Ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + -ander, suffix adapted from Greek aner, andros ‘man’, a common element of Swedish surnames.
ELARDO     Italian
Possibly from a variant of the Germanic personal name Ilardo (see Ilardi).
EL BECHIR     Western African
Means "the Bechir", derived from the given name Bashir. This surname is mainly used in Mauritania.
ELEANOR     French
Derives from the given name Eleanor. Not popular as a last name.
ELENBAAS     Dutch
Reinterpretation of Elenbos or Elebaers, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements alja ‘other’ or agil ‘point or edge (of a sword)’ + berht ‘bright’.
ELESTIAL     English (British, Modern, Rare)
First used as a surname in September 2000, first appearing on a birth certificate in July 2009. Meaning "protected by angels"; the origin is an adopted surname from a type of quartz crystal, often referred to as a new millennium crystal... [more]
ELIÁŠ     Czech, Slovak
Eliáš is Czech and Slovak form of Hebrew name Elijah.
ELIASSEN     Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELIASSON     Swedish
Means "son of ELIAS".
EL IDRISSI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Idrissi"; derived from the given name Idriss. This surname is mainly found in Morocco.
ELIE     American
From Rembrandt and Giacomo Elie, professional footballers for Genoa FC and Juventus FC.
Meaning prairie or meadow of the church. It's a surname of the christian inspiration.
The Basque surname Elizabelar or De Elizabelar means "meadow of the church,". It's a surname that belongs to Celtic families. The Basques come from the ancient Celtic ethnic group (Celtic tribe) in the Pyrenees called (named) the baskunes or the barskunes (the people of the above).
ELIZABETH     American
From the given name Elizabeth.
EL JAOUHARI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Jaouhari" in Arabic, Jaouhari being derived from Arabic جوهر (jawhar) "jewel, precious stone, gem, essence" (see Jawahir). This surname is mainly found in Morocco.
ELKINS     English
Patronymic of Elkin.
ELLEFSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of Ellef".
ELLENDER     English
English variant of Allender.
ELLENDER     German
Respelling of German Elender, a nickname for a stranger or newcomer, from Middle High German ellende ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, or a habitational name for someone from any of twenty places named Elend, denoting a remote settlement, as for example in the Harz Mountains or in Carinthia, Austria.
ELLERHOFF     German
This name means "Black Alder Tree Courtyard" and was inspired by a tree in a yard at the family farm in Nettelstedt, Germany.
ELLERLY     English
Variant of Ellery.
ELLINGHAM     English
Habitational name from places so named in Hampshire, Northumbria, and Norfolk. The first of these is named from Old English Edlingaham ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Edla’, a personal name derived from a short form of the various compound names with a first element ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’; the others may have the same origin or incorporate the personal name Ella (see Ellington).
ELLINGSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of ELLING".
ELLINGTON     English
English habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire, Kent, Northumbria, and North Yorkshire; most are so named from Old English Ellingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Ella’, a short form of the various compound names with a first element ælf ‘elf’, but the one in Kent has its first element from the Old English byname Ealda meaning ‘old’.
EL MOCTAR     Western African
Derived from the given Moctar, a variant of Mokhtar. A bearer is Jidou El Moctar (1985–), a Mauritanian runner.
ELMORE     English
An English habitational name from Elmore in Gloucestershire, named from Old English elm ‘elm’ + ofer ‘river bank’ or ofer ‘ridge’.
EL OUAFI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Ouafi", derived from the given name Wafi. A bearer was Ahmed Boughèra El Ouafi (1898-1959), an Algerian athlete during the French rule over the country.
EL OUAZZANI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Ouazzani"; predominantly found in Morocco.
ELPHEE     English
Derived from the Old English given name Ælfwig.
EL-QASES     Arabic
It means "the narrative (which refers to the title of a chapter of the Quran)".
ELRIC     English, Anime
From the medieval English givin name Elric. Notable bearers were the Fullmetal Alchemist characters Edward and Alphonse Elric, as well as their mother, Trisha Elric.
EL SAYED     Arabic (Egyptian)
Meaning "the master".
ELSEGOOD     English (British), English (Australian)
Derived from an Old English given name, possibly *Ælfgod or *Æðelgod, in which the second element is god "god". (Another source gives the meaning "temple-god", presumably from ealh and god.)... [more]
EL-SHAFEI     Arabic
It means "the intercessor (which refers to the Prophet of Islam, who will hopefully intercede on one's behalf before God on the day of judgement)".
ELSING     German
From a variant of the old personal name Elsung.
ELSINGER     German (Swiss)
Probably a derivative of Elsing.
ELVERMAN     German
The name Elverman means Eel fisherman.
ELWELL     English
Means "person from Elwell", Dorset (probably "spring from which omens can be read").
ELWOOD     English
It's either from a place name in Gloucestershire, England called Ellwood that is derived from Old English ellern "elder tree" and wudu "wood", or a form of the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and weald "rule".
EL-ZEIN     Arabic
It means "the ornament".
EMBOABA     Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Emboava. A famous bearer of this surname is Brazilian footballer Oscar.
EMBRY     English, Scottish
ember, smoldering fire
EMERY     English, French, Norman
English and French from a Germanic personal name, Emaurri, composed of the elements amja ‘busy’, ‘industrious’ + ric ‘power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans... [more]
EMMACK     ?
EMMER     English
Derived from a nickname for EMERSON
EMMER     German
A topographic name for someone who lived by land where grain was grown, a status name for someone who owned such land, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or dealt in grain.
EMMERICH     German
From the given name Emmerich.
EMMERLY     English
From the given name Amalric.
EMORY     English, Irish
English variant spelling of Emery.
EMSLEY     English
A name that came from a family that lived in Yorkshire, where they derived the family name from Helmsley. Probably of Old English origin Helm and ley or leah, which means "a clearing in the woods."
ENCIÑIAS     Spanish
Derives from Spanish heritage and culture. Other spellings of the name of ENCIÑIAS may be Encinas, Encinias, Encinitas etc.
ENDO     Japanese
From the Japanese 遠 (en) "distant" and 藤 (to, do or fuji) "wisteria." The second character may indicate historical or familial links to the formerly powerful Fujiwara (藤原) clan.
ENEBORG     Swedish
From Swedish en "juniper" and borg "castle".
ENESCU     Romanian
Means 'son of Aeneas' in Romanian.
Means "son of Enevold".
ENFIELD     English
Place in England. Like Uxbridge.
ENG     Swedish, Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eng "meadow".
ENGEBRETSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of Engebret". Engebret is a variant of Engelbrekt.
ENGELBERT     German, English, French
From a Germanic personal name composed of engel (see Engel) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. The widespread popularity of the name in France during the Middle Ages was largely a result of the fact that it had been borne by a son-in-law of Charlemagne; in the Rhineland it was more often given in memory of a bishop of Cologne (1216–25) of this name, who was martyred.
ENGELBRECHT     Afrikaans
The name Engelbrecht has multiple translations, including "Angle Glorious" and "Bright Angel".
ENGELSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of Engel".
ENGEN     Norwegian, Dutch
Norwegian habitational name. Singular definite form of ENG.... [more]
ENGLAND     Norwegian
Habitational name from any of various farmsteads, so named from Old Norse eng "meadow" and land "land".
ENGLUND     Swedish, English
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and lund "grove".
ENJOLRAS     Literature
From a surname which was from Occitan enjeura meaning "to terrify". This was the name of a charismatic activist in Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Misérables' (1862).
ENKHTUYA     Mongolian
Derived from the Mongolian given name Enkhtuya.
ENNIS     Irish
From the Irish town of Ennis, which comes from Irish inis meaning "island".
ENOMOTO     Japanese
From the Japanese 榎 (eno) "hackberry," "nettle tree" and 本 (moto) "base."
ENRIGHT     Irish (Anglicized)
From Irish Gaelic Indreachtach, literally "attacker". The surname was borne by British poet D.J. Enright (1920-2002).
ENRÍQUEZ     Spanish
Means "son of Enrique" in Spanish.
ENROTH     Swedish
Combination of Swedish en "juniper" and rot "root".
EPEMA     Frisian
"Son of Epa" or "Son of Eepa". The name was applied starting around 1620 C.E. to the descendants of Eepa, matriarch of a family of the "grytman" type of elected nobility who held political power in and around the town of Sneek/Snits... [more]
EPLBOYM     Yiddish
It means "apple tree", denoting either someone who planted them or lived near them.
EPPLER     German
Occupational name for a fruit grower or dealer, from Middle High German epfeler meaning "grower of or dealer in apples".
EPUREANU     Romanian
Meaning unknown.
ERASMUS     French, Dutch
it means beloved one or king
ERCEG     Croatian, Serbian
Variant of Herceg.
ERDEM     Turkish
Erdem means "virtue" in Turkish.
ERIXON     Swedish
Variant spelling of ERIKSSON.
ERJANOV     Kazakh (Rare)
Rare variant transcription of Erzhanov.
ERKAN     Turkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and kan "blood".
ERLANDER     Swedish
Derived from the personal name ERLAND. A famous bearer was Swedish politician Tage Erlander (1901-1985), Prime Minister of Sweden between 1946 and 1969. His father adopted the name Erlander from his father, whose surname was Erlandsson.
ERLANDSSON     Swedish
Means "son of ERLAND".
ERLINGSSON     Icelandic, Swedish
Patronymic name meaning "son of Erling".
ERMAN     German (Modern), French (Modern)
Erman is a shortened French adaption of the Swiss-German surname Ermendinger, itself derived from the older surname Ermatinger, a name connected to the village of Ermatingen on the Swiss shore of Lake Constance, and came into existence during the early or middle 18th century when Jean-Georges Ermendinger (1710-1767), a Swiss fur trader from Geneva, married into a French speaking Huguenotte family... [more]
ERMATINGER     German (Swiss)
The surname Ermatinger derives from the village of Ermatingen on the Swiss shore of Lake Constance. It simply means "from Ermatingen".... [more]
The surname Ermendinger was derived from the older surname Ermatinger, a name connected to the village of Ermatingen on the Swiss shore of Lake Constance, and came into existence at some point during the early 17th or late 16th century when a branch of the Ermatinger family relocated from Schaffhausen, Switzerland, to Mulhouse, Alsace... [more]
ERMOLAEV     Russian
Variant transcription of YERMOLAYEV.
ERMOLAYEV     Russian
Variant transcription of YERMOLAYEV.
ERNSBERGER     German (Anglicized, Modern)
Also spelled (Ehrnsberger) has been said that a Christian Ernsberger or Ehrnsberger came to the U.S. in 1710 from Germany but i dont know from where in Germany.
EROĞLU     Turkish
Means son of soldier.
ERSSON     Swedish
Contracted form of ERIKSSON.
ERTEL     German
South German: from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Ort-, from Old High German ort "point" (of a sword or lance)
ERZHANOV     Kazakh
Means "son of Erzhan".
ESAU     Welsh, German
From the Biblical personal name Esau, meaning ‘hairy’ in Hebrew (Genesis 25:25).
ESCHER     Dutch, German
German habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Esch, Esche, or Eschen.
ESCOS     ?
ESKELL     Old Danish
Variant of Eskil, a form (found in Old Danish) of the Norse name Áskell, Ásketill.
ESLER     German
German: byname or occupational name for someone who drove donkeys, from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’ + the agent suffix -er.
ESPAILLAT     Catalan, 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".
ESPAÑA     Spanish
From the Spanish word for Spain.
ESPINAL     Spanish
Spanish: from any of numerous fields named Espinal or Espinar, from a collective of espina ‘thorn’.
ESPÍNDOLA     Portuguese (Latinized, ?)
Portuguese of uncertain origin, but possibly a topographic name or a variation of Spinola. It was taken to Portugal by an immigrant family from Genoa, Italy.
Originating in northern Spain in the Espinosa de los Monteros municipality, it has various meanings. One meaning is that it was the surname of hidalgos who lived in Espinosa and helped the nobles get on their horses... [more]
ESTES     Welsh, Spanish, English
a popular surname derived from the House of Este. It is also said to derive from Old English and have the meaning "of the East." As a surname, it has been traced to southern England in the region of Kent, as early as the mid-16th century.
ESTRADA     Spanish
ETHE     Greek
"plural form of ethos"... [more]
ETHERINGTON     English (British)
An Old English surname from Kent, the village of Etherington, which derives from the Old English "Ethel"red' ing (meaning people of, coming from) and "ton" a town/village.
EUBANK     English
Variant of EUBANKS
EUBANKS     English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a bank of yew trees, from Old English iw "yew" and bank "bank".
EULER     German, Jewish
Occupational name for a potter, most common in the Rhineland and Hesse, from Middle High German ul(n)ære (an agent derivative of the dialect word ul, aul "pot", from Latin olla).
EVANOVICH     Russian
Means "son of EVAN".
EVE     English
Possibly from the given name Eve.
EVENSEN     Norwegian
Means "son of EYVIND".
EVENSON     Danish, English, German, Swedish (Rare)
Variant spelling of Evensen and Evanson.
EVERLY     Irish, English
Derived from the Irish Eibhear, which means "Irish".
EVERTON     English
Habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Merseyside, and Nottinghamshire, so named from Old English eofor ‘wild boar’ + tun ‘settlement’.
EVOLA     Italian
Perhaps a topographic name from ebbio ‘danewort’ (Sambucus ebulus), from Latin ebullus, or possibly a habitational name from a minor place named with this word.
EWING     Scottish (Anglicized)
Patronymic form of Eòghainn.
EYRE     English
Derived from Middle English eyer, eir "heir", originally denoting a man who was designated to inherit or had already inherited the main property in a particular locality. The surname was borne by the heroine of Charlotte Brontë's 'Jane Eyre' (1847).
EYÜBOĞLU     Turkish
Means ''son of Eyüp''.
EZERIŅŠ     Latvian
Derived from the word ezers meaning "lake".
EZZO     Medieval Italian
EZZO: " Derived from a Germanic name Azzo, based on the element z , which originates debated; between the various hypotheses are: ... [more]
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