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From the Sino-Vietnamese character and ultimately the Chinese character meaning "river". It was probably given to someone who lived near a river.
HẠ     Vietnamese
Derived from the Han character meaning "summer".
HAAB     Estonian
Haab is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen".
HAALAND     Norwegian
Habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Haaland or Håland, in Agder and southwestern Norway, notably in the county of Rogaland. The farm name is from Old Norse Hávaland, from Old Norse hár meaning "high" + land meaning "farm".
HAAM     Hmong
A Hmong clan surname, which is sometimes anglicized as Ham or Hang. It may be a variant form of the Chinese surname Hang.
HAAN     Dutch
It means "rooster" in Dutch
HAAVAKIVI     Estonian
Haavakivi is an Estonian surname meaning "cut stone".
HAAVAOKS     Estonian
Haavaoks is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen bough/branch".
HAAVAPUU     Estonian
Haavapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen tree".
HAAVISTO     Finnish
Means "place with aspens" or "group of aspens". This name comes from a combination of haapa, "aspen", and the suffix -sto which is used for places and groups of things.
HABER     Maltese
Not to be confused with the German surname of the same spelling.
HABERKORN     German
Metonymic occupational name for a dealer in oats, from Middle High German haber(e) "oats" and korn "grain".
HABERLAND     German
Topographic name from Middle High German haber(e) "oats" and land "land", or a habitational name from any of various places so called.
HABERMANN     German
Derived from Late Middle High German haber and Middle High German and Middle Low German haver(e) "oat" and man "man", this surname denoted someone who dealt in oat or who produced and dealt in oat groats, porridge or grits.
HABERMANN     German, Jewish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of oats, composed of the elements Haber and the agent suffix -mann.
HABIBI     Persian, Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name Habib.
HABIBZAI     Pashto
Means "son of Habib" in Pashto. The Habibzai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Popalzai.
HABSBURG     German
This surname may have been used by someone whose descendants originated from the House of Habsburg, which was one of the most important royal houses in Europe. It is assumed that the surname is derived from High German Habichtsburg meaning "hawk castle," but some historians and linguists believe that it may actually be derived from Middle High German hab/hap meaning "ford", as there is a river with a ford nearby.
HACHEMI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Hashmi (chiefly Algerian).
HACHIMI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Hashim (chiefly Moroccan).
HACHIMITSU     Japanese
Means "honey"
HACHIMURA     Japanese
Hachi (蜂) means bee, Mura (村) means village.
HACHMI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Hashmi (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
HACIYEV     Azerbaijani
Means “son of the pilgrim”, derived from the Arabic word حَاجِيّ (ḥājiyy) denoting a Muslim pilgrim who has made the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
HACKMANN     German, Jewish
Occupational name for a butcher or a woodcutter.
HACOHEN     Hebrew
Means "the priest" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Cohen.
HADA     Japanese
This is the same as Haneda and Hata.
HADAD     Arabic, Hebrew
Variant transcription of Haddad.
HADAR     Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Hadar, means "splendour, glory" in Hebrew.
HADDAD     Arabic, Hebrew, Persian
Means "blacksmith" in Arabic, ultimately from Syriac ܚܰܕܳܕܳܐ (hadado), though it could also be derived from the name of a Semitic deity, Hadad.
HADDAWAY     English
Variant of Hathaway.
HADDEN     Irish
Variation of Haden
HADDLEY     English
Variant of Hadley.
HADDON     English
Derived from the Old English word had meaning "heathland" and the Old English suffix -don meaning "hill"; hence, the "heathland hill" or the "heather-covered hill".... [more]
HADIA     Arabic (Maghrebi), Indonesian, Pakistani
From the given name Hadia.
HADJ     Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic حاج (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim", referring to the Islamic hajj to Mecca, Saudi Arabia (chiefly Maghrebi).
HADŽIĆ     Bosnian
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim", a title given to Muslims who have completed the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
HAENER     German
Variant of HÄHNER or HÄNNER.
HAESSLY     German (Swiss)
Variant of Hässli.
HAFER     German, Jewish
Metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats, from German Hafer "oats". Compare Haber. As a Jewish surname, it is in many cases ornamental.
HAFIDI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Hafid, mainly found in Morocco.
HAGA     Japanese
Written with characters Ka ("Fragrance") and Ga ("Congratulations"). It's mostly in the northeast, and most likely comes from place in Tochigi Prefecture of that name.
HAGAN     Jewish
Hebrew, shortened from haganah which means soldier
HAGAN     Irish
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁgáin "descendant of Ógán", a personal name from a diminutive of óg "young".
HAGAN     Irish
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin "descendant of Aodhagán", a personal name formed from a double diminutive of Aodh meaning "fire".
HAGELBERG     German, Polish
Hagel means 'mountain' and berg means 'hail' or 'ice'.
HAGEMAN     Dutch, Swedish
Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, from Middle Dutch haghe ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Hagemann. ... [more]
HAGEMANN     German, Danish
1. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge or enclosure, from Middle High German hac ‘enclosure’, ‘hedge’, Middle Low German hage + mann ‘man’. ... [more]
HÄGG     Swedish
From Swedish hägg "hackberry, bird cherry ".
HAGGERTY     Irish
From the name Eigceartach, meaning "unjust."
HÄGGSTRÖM     Swedish
Combination of Swedish hägg "bird cherry" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGINO     Japanese
Hagi means "Bush Clover" and No means "Field, Plain, Wilderness". A notable bearer is Kosuke Hagino, a competitive swimmer.
HAGIWARA     Japanese
Meaning "field of bush clovers", from 萩 (hagi) meaning "bush clover", and 原 (hara) meaning "field" or "meadow".
HAGSTRÖM     Swedish
Combination of Swedish hage "enclosure, garden" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGSTROM     English
Anglicized form of Swedish HAGSTRÖM.
HAHM     German
Metonymic occupational name for a sealer of weights and measures, from Middle High German hāme ‘(standard) measure’.
HÄHNER     German
Pet form of HEINRICH.
HAHNER     German
Occupational name for a poultry farmer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German hane "rooster".
HAHNER     German
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hahn or Hag.
HAID     German
HAIDER     Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Haider.
HAILEMARIAM     Amharic, Ethiopian
Combination of Haile and Mariam.
HAILES     Scottish, English
Scottish habitational name from Hailes in Lothian, originally in East Lothian, named from the Middle English genitive or plural form of hall ‘hall’. ... [more]
HAIM     Hebrew, Jewish
From the given name Haim (see Chayyim).
HAINEY     Scottish Gaelic, Irish, Scottish, English
(Celtic) A lost me devil village in Scotland; or one who came from Hanney island in Berkshire.
HAIRFIELD     English
Probably a variant of Harefield, a habitational name from a place so named, for example the one Greater London or Harefield in Selling, Kent, which are both apparently named from Old English here ‘army’ + feld ‘open country’.
HAIZLIP     English (American)
American variant spelling of Scottish Hyslop.
HAJIME     Japanese (Rare)
From the given name HAJIME meaning "beginning". A notable bearer is Japanese singer Chitose Hajime.
HAJJAR     Arabic
Means “stonemason” from Arabic حَجَر (ḥajar) “stone, weight”.
HÅKANSSON     Swedish
Means "son of HÅKAN".
HAKK     Estonian
Hakk is an Estonian surname meaning "stack".
HÄKKINEN     Finnish
From given name Heikki
HAKOBYAN     Armenian
Means "son of Hakob".
HAKURYŪ     Japanese (Rare)
This surname combines 白 (haku, byaku, shira-, shiro, shiro.i) meaning "white" with 竜 (ryuu, ryou, rou, ise, tatsu) meaning "dragon, imperial" or 柳 (ryuu, yanagi) meaning "willow."... [more]
HALABI     Arabic
Means "Aleppine" in Arabic, referring to someone from the city of Aleppo in Syria.
HALABY     Arabic
Variant transcription of Halabi.
HALAMA     Polish, Czech
Unflattering nickname meaning ‘big, lumbering fellow’, ‘lout’.
Yiddish form of Halberstadt. It was first adopted as a surname by Tzvi Hirsh, the rabbi of the eponymous Eastphalian town.
Habitational name from any of various places so named, notably the city near Magdeburg and Halberstadt near Königstein in Saxony.
HALBROCK     Low German
Variation of Holbrook.
HALDON     English (Rare)
From a place name in Devon, England.
HALEVI     Hebrew
Means "The Levite" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Levi.
HALIBURTON     Scottish
Means "town fortified in stone". It comes from a combination of the Old Norse element hallr meaning rock (as in Halle) and of the Old English place name Burton, denoting a fortified town... [more]
HALICHE     Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Halliche.
HALILI     Filipino, Tagalog
Means "successor" in Tagalog.
HALILI     Albanian, Macedonian
From the given name Halil.
HALILOVIĆ     Bosnian
Means "son of Halil" in Bosnian.
HALIMOVIĆ     Bosnian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Means "son of Halim" in Bosnian.
HALJAS     Estonian
Haljas is an Estonian surname meaning "verdant".
HALL     Estonian
Hall is an Estonian surname meaning "grey".
HALLA     Danish
Derived from the Old Norse HALLR, which means 'flat stone, rock' or 'sloping, leaning to one side'... [more]
HALLÉN     Swedish, Dutch
Swedish variant of Hall, with the addition of the adjectival suffix -én. Possibly a shortened form of Dutch van der Hallen, a topographic or habitational name from Middle Dutch halle ‘hall.’
HALLETT     English
Derived from the given name Hallet (see ADALHARD).
HALLEY     English
Location name combining the elements hall as in "large house" and lee meaning "field or clearing."
HALLGRÍMSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of Hallgrímur".
HALLICHE     Berber, Northern African
Kabyle surname of unknown meaning.
HALLIE     English
Spelling variant of Halley.
HALLIKÄÄR     Estonian
Hallikäär is an Estonian name meaning "grayish edge".
HALLINAN     Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁilgheanáin "descendant of Áilgheanán", a pet form of a personal name composed of old Celtic elements meaning "mild, noble person".
HALLIWELL     English
Northern English (Lancashire) habitational name from a place near Manchester called Halliwell, from Old English halig ‘holy’ + well(a) ‘well’, ‘spring’, or from any of the numerous other places named with these elements (see Hollowell).
HALLMARK     English
From Middle English halfmark ‘half a mark’, probably a nickname or status name for someone who paid this sum in rent.
HALLOW     English
English: topographic name from Middle English hal(l)owes ‘nooks’, ‘hollows’, from Old English halh (see Hale). In some cases the name may be genitive, rather than plural, in form, with the sense ‘relative or servant of the dweller in the nook’.
HÄLLSTRÖM     Swedish
Variant of HELLSTRÖM.
HALLSTRÖM     Swedish
Combination of Swedish hall "hall, stone, rock" and ström "stream, small river".
HALOŽAN     Slovene
From the Haloze region of Slovenia.
HALPERN     Jewish
Habitual surname for a person who lived in the city of Heilbronn in Germany.
HALVERSON     English
Anglicized form of Norwegian or Danish Halvorsen.
HAM     English, German, Scottish, Anglo-Saxon
Anglo-Saxon meaning the home stead, many places in England. One who came from Hamm in North-Rhine Westphalia, or one who came from Ham in Caithness Scotland's most northerly county. In Scotland this surname devires from the Norse word "Hami", meaning homestead.
HAMADA     Arabic
From the given name Hamada.
HAMADA     Japanese
From Japanese 浜 (hama) meaning "beach, seashore" combined with 田 (da) meaning "paddy, field".
HAMADACHE     Berber, Northern African
Kabyle surname derived from the Arabic given name Hamada.
HAMADATE     Japanese
From the Japanese 浜 or 濱 (hama) "beach" and 舘 or 館(date or tate) "mansion," "large building," "palace"
HAMAKAWA     Japanese
From the Japanese 浜 or 濱 (hama) "beach" and 川 or 河 (kawa) "river."
HÄMÄLÄINEN     Finnish
Finnish surname meaning "Tavastian, person from Tavastia". Tavastia is a historical province in southern Finland. The surname is a combination of Häme "Tavastia" and -läinen "-ian".
HAMAMURA     Japanese
Hama means "Seashore, Beach" and Mura means "Village, Hamlet". A notable bearer of the surname is Jun Hamamura, he was an actor.
HAMANO     Japanese
From the Japanese 浜 or 濱 (hama) "beach" and 野 (no) "field," "area."
HÄMARIK     Estonian
Hämarik is an Estonian surname meaning "dusk". From "Hämarik" in Estonian mythology, a beautiful young maiden who was the personification of dusk.
HAMAZAKI     Japanese
It's the same as Hamasaki, it's just a different transcription and pronunciation. Tatsuya Hamzazaki wrote the light novel adaptation of the anime Absolute Boy.
HAMBERG     German, Danish, Jewish
German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name from any of several places named Hamberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of Hamburg.
HAMBERGER     German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name for someone from any of various places named Hamberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of Hamburger.
HAMBURG     German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name from the great city and port at the mouth of the river Elbe, named with the Germanic elements ham ‘water meadow’ + burg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.
HAMBURGER     German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name for someone from Hamburg.
HAMDAN     Muslim
Muslim: from an Arabic personal name, Ḥamdān ‘much praise’, a derivative of Hamid. Ḥamdān was the name of a tribe in Arabia. The Hamdani dynasty ruled al-Jazira and Syria from 905 to 1004.... [more]
HAMDANI     Urdu, Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name Hamdan.
HAMDAOUI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Hamid" or "relating to Hamad" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
HAMDY     Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Hamdi.
HAMEL     Yiddish, Dutch, German
The name Hamel has three origins.... [more]
HAMELIN     French
from the Norse word HAMO meaning home.
HAMER     English, German
From the town of Hamer in Lancashire from the old english word Hamor combining "Rock" and "Crag". It is also used in Germany and other places in Europe, possibly meaning a maker of Hammers.
HAMES     English, Welsh, Scottish
Son of "Amy", in Old English. An ancient Leicestershire surname.
HAMIDOV     Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Tajik
Means "son of Hamid".
HAMILL     Scottish
Habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche, France, named from the Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville "settlement".
HAMILL     English
Nickname for a scarred or maimed person, from Middle English, Old English hamel "mutilated", "crooked".
HAMILL     Irish
According to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill "descendant of Ádhmall", which he derives from ádhmall "active".
HAMITI     Albanian
Possibly a variant of Amiti.
HAMMAMI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the given name Hammam (see Hamam). A bearer is Hamma Hammami (1952–), a Tunisian communist speaker. In 2014, this was the third most common surname in Tunisia.
Hammarskjöld is a Swedish noble family. The name is a combination of hammare "hammer" and sköld "shield".
HAMMER     German, English, Jewish
From Middle High German hamer, Yiddish hamer, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hammers, for example in a forge, or nickname for a forceful person.
HAMMERSCHMIDT     German, Jewish
Occupational name for a blacksmith, from German hamer, 'hammer' and schmidt, 'smith. See Hammersmith.
HAMMERSLEY     English (Modern)
From southern England. From homersley meaning homestead, that later changed to hamersley
HAMMERSMED     Norwegian (Archaic, ?), Danish (Archaic, ?)
Occupational name for a blacksmith, from Danish & Norwegian hammer, 'hammer' and smed, 'smith'. See Hammersmith
HAMMERSMITH     German, English
Normally an anglicization of German Hammerschmidt. Perhaps also from Norwegian Hammersmed.... [more]
HAMMON     English
Variant of Hammond.
HAMMOND     English
Derived from the Medieval English name HAMO or from the Old Norse name HÁMUNDR.
HAMMOND     English
From a personal name, Hamo(n), which is generally from a continental Germanic name Haimo, a short form of various compound names beginning with haim "home", although it could also be from the Old Norse personal name Hámundr, composed of the elements hár "high" and mund "protection"... [more]
HAMMONS     English
Variant of Hammon.
HAMMOUDI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Hammoud (chiefly Algerian).
HAMNER     Welsh
Variant spelling of "Hanmer", parish in Flintshire.
HAMP     English, German
English: unexplained; compare Hemp.... [more]
HAMRE     Scandinavian
Hamre is a Surname used by people who has family from the places called Hamre
HAMZA     Arabic
From the given name Hamza.
HAMZAGIĆ     Bosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HAMZAOUI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Hamza" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
HAMZIĆ     Bosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HANABUSA     Japanese
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" and 房 (busa) meaning "room*.
HANADA     Japanese (Rare, ?)
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" and 田 (da) meaning "field".
HANAE     Arabic (Maghrebi)
From a Moroccan transcription of the Arabic name Hana (1) or Hanaa.
HANAFIN     Irish
Shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAinbhthín (modernized as Ó hAinifín) ‘descendant of Ainbhthín’, a personal name derived from ainbhíoth ‘non-peace’, ‘storm’.
HANÁK     Czech
Derived from the small town Haná.
HANAZAWA     Japanese
Means "flower swamp" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 花 (flower) and 沢 / 澤 (swamp).
HANCE     English
Allegedly a patronymic from the personal name Hann.
HANDA     Japanese
This surname means "Half of a Rice Paddy", with 半 (Han) and 田 (Da).
HÄNDEL     German
Derived from HANS or HEINRICH.
HANEDA     Japanese
Hane ("Wings") + Da ("Rice Patty"). This is predominantly in Eastern Japan.
HÄNER     German
Variant of HANNER.
HANER     German
Altered spelling or variant of HAHNER.
HANES     English, Welsh
variant spelling of Haynes.
HANEYAMA     Japanese
From Japanese 羽 (hane) meaning "feather" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
HANGANU     Romanian
Hanganu is a Romanian surname.... [more]
HANKIN     English
From the given name Hankin
HANKS     English
Patronymic form of HANK.
HANLIN     Scottish, English
Scottish and English: probably a variant spelling of Irish Hanlon.
HANLON     Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnluain "descendant of Anluan", a personal name from the intensive prefix an- and luan "light", "radiance" or "warrior". Occasionally it has been used to represent HALLINAN.
HANMER     Welsh
A Welsh topographical surname, deviring from 'Hand', a cock, and 'Mere', a lake. A parish in Flintshire, now Wrexham.
HANNACHI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Refers to Hanencha, a tribe inhabiting eastern Algeria and western Tunisia.
HANNAM     English
Habitational name from a place called Hanham in Gloucestershire, which was originally Old English Hānum, dative plural of hān ‘rock’, hence ‘(place) at the rocks’. The ending -ham is by analogy with other place names with this very common unstressed ending.
HÄNNER     German
Pet form of HEINRICH.
HANNER     German
From a pet form of Hann, short form of JOHANN.
HANSDOTTER     Swedish
Means "daughter of HANS". This name is only given to females. A notable bearer is Swedish alpine ski racer Frida Hansdotter (b. 1985).
HANSLAY     English
Variant of HANSLEY.
HANSSEN     Danish
Means "son of Hans"... [more]
HANTZI     Greek
Variant of Hatzis.
HANYU     Japanese
Variant transcription of Hanyuu.
HANYUU     Japanese
From Japanese 羽 (ha) meaning "feather" and 生 (nyuu) meaning "raw".
HAPPYGOD     English (African, Rare)
Possibly from the English words happy and god.
HAQ     Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Punjabi
Variant spelling of Haque.
HAQUE     Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Derived from Arabic حَقَّ (ḥaqqa) meaning "true, right, correct".
HARA     Japanese
From Japanese 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain". More commonly it is the final character in Japanese surnames.
HARADA     Japanese
From the Japanese 原 (hara) "field," "plain," "original" and 田 (da or ta) "rice paddy" or 多 (da or ta) "many."
HARAGUCHI     Japanese
Hara means "Plain" or "Field", while Guchi literally means "Mouth".
HARALDSON     Norwegian
Variant of Haraldsson.
HARAMOTO     Japanese
Hara means "Plain (wilderness, field)" and Moto means "Origin".
HARB     Muslim
Means "war" in Arabic.
HARBACH     German
Habitational name from any of several places named Harbach.
HARBACHOŬ     Belarusian
Variant transcription of Harbachow.
HARBACHOW     Belarusian
Belarusian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
HARBIN     English
This surname is of Anglo-Saxon origins, and is derived from the personal names Rabin, Robin, and Robert. It has the English prefix 'har', which means gray.... [more]
HARBOR     English
English: variant spelling of Harbour.
HARBOUR     English
Variant of French Arbour or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of a lodging house, from Old English herebeorg "shelter, lodging".
HARCUS     Scottish
Orcadian form of Harcase, a habitational name originating from Berwickshire, Scotland.
HÅRD     Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "hard".
HARDEKOP     German (Rare)
Derived from Middle High German hart "hard" and kopf "head". As a surname, it was given to a hard-headed, stubborn person.
HARE     Irish (Anglicized)
Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍr, meaning ‘long-lasting’. In Ireland this name is found in County Armagh; it has also long been established in Scotland.... [more]
HARGIER     French
Known back to the 15th or 16th century in France.... [more]
HARGREAVES     English
English: variant of Hargrave.
HARGROVE     English
English: variant of Hargrave.
HARIGAE     Japanese
From the Japanese 張 (hari) "Extended Net constellation" and 替 (kae or gae) "exchange," "spare," "substitute."
HARJU     Finnish
Means "esker", a long ridge formed by a river flowing underneath a glacier. Eskers made of gravel are common in Finland.
HARKAWAY     English
From a sporting phrase used to guide and incite hunting dogs.
HARKER     English (British)
English (mainly northeastern England and West Yorkshire): habitational name from either of two places in Cumbria, or from one in the parish of Halsall, near Ormskirk, Lancashire. The Cumbrian places are probably named from Middle English hart ‘male deer’ + kerr ‘marshland’... [more]
HARKNESS     Scottish, English (British), Northern Irish
Apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place (perhaps in the area of Annandale, with which the surname is connected in early records), probably so called from the Old English personal name Hereca (a derivative of the various compound names with the first element here ‘army’) + Old English næss ‘headland’, ‘cape’... [more]
HARLACHER     German
Habitational name for someone from Ober- or Unter-Harlachen, near Überlingen.
HARLESS     English, German
English: probably a variant spelling of Arliss, a nickname from Middle English earles ‘earless’, probably denoting someone who was deaf rather than one literally without ears.
HARLIN     English
English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman French personal name Herluin, meaning "noble friend" or "noble warrior."
HARMA     Finnish, Estonian
Anglicized form of either Härma or Haarma. The former is a locational surname referring to places in Estonia and Finland. The latter means 'gray' in Finnish.
HARMENINCK     Frisian
Patronymic of Hermann.
HARMER     English (British)
Meaning, of the Army or man of Armor, from the battle at Normandy, France. It was formerly a French last name Haremere after the battle at Normandy it moved on to England where it was shortened to Harmer.
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]
HARMSE     Dutch
HARO     Spanish (Mexican)
Perhaps a shortened version of the name "de Haro"
HAROLD     English, Norman, German
English from the Old English personal name Hereweald, its Old Norse equivalent Haraldr, or the Continental form Herold introduced to Britain by the Normans. These all go back to a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + wald ‘rule’, which is attested in Europe from an early date; the Roman historian Tacitus records a certain Cariovalda, chief of the Germanic tribe of the Batavi, as early as the 1st century ad... [more]
HAROLD     Irish
Of direct Norse origin, but is also occasionally a variant of Harrell and Hurrell.
HARPAZ     ?
HARR     English
Short form of Harris
HARRETT     French
France, England
HARRINGTON     English
Comes from the three towns with this name in England.
HARRIS     Welsh
A combination of the Welsh adjective 'hy', meaning 'bold' or 'presumptuous' and the common Welsh personal name 'Rhys'. This surname is common in South Wales and the English West Country and has an official Welsh tartan... [more]
HARROLD     Scottish, English
Scottish and English variant spelling of Harold.
HARROW     English
Means "person from Harrow", the district of northwest Greater London, or various places of the same name in Scotland ("heathen shrine").
HARRY     English
From first name Harry.
HARTFORD     English
Habitational name from Hertford, or from either of two places called Hartford, in Cheshire and Cumbria; all are named with Old English heorot ‘hart’ + ford ‘ford’.
HARTIKKA     Finnish
Finnish surname, possibly a Finnish variant of German first name Harteke.
HARTLEY     English, Scottish
Derived from the Old English words meaning heorot meaning "hart" and leah meaning "clearing". Also from Scottish Ó hArtghaile meaning "descendant of Artghal". Hartley is also an English given name.
HARTMAN     German
Variant of Hartmann.
HARTMAN     Dutch
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard "hardy, strong" and man "man".
HARTON     English
This surname is a habitational one, denoting someone who lived in a village in County Durham or in North Yorkshire.... [more]
HARTWELL     English
Habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire called Hartwell, from Old English heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’... [more]
HARU     Estonian
Haru is an Estonian surname meaning "branch".
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