Submitted Surnames Starting with H

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Vietnamese
From the Sino-Vietnamese character and ultimately the Chinese character meaning "river". It was probably given to someone who lived near a river.
HẠVietnamese
Derived from the Han character meaning "summer".
HAABEstonian
Haab is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen".
HAABJÄRVEstonian
Haabjärv is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen lake".
HAABMETSEstonian
Haabmets is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen forest."
HAAKEstonian
Haak is an Estonian surname meaning "hook" and "fastener".
HÄÄLEstonian
Hääl is an Estonian surname meaning "voice".
HAALANDNorwegian
From Old Norse Hávaland, derived from hár "high" and land "land, farm". This is the name of several farms in Norway.
HAAMHmong
A Hmong clan surname, which is sometimes anglicized as Ham or Hang. It may be a variant form of the Chinese surname Hang.
HAAMEREstonian
Haamer is an Estonian surname meaning "hammer".
HAANDutch
It means "rooster" in Dutch
HAARMAEstonian
Haarma is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "härmas" meaning "frosty".
HAAVAKIVIEstonian
Haavakivi is an Estonian surname meaning "cut stone".
HAAVAOKSEstonian
Haavaoks is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen bough/branch".
HAAVAPUUEstonian
Haavapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen tree".
HAAVASALUEstonian
Haavasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen grove".
HAAVISTOFinnish
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.
HAAVISTUEstonian
Haavistu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "haavik" ("aspen wood") and "iste" ("seat" or "stool"); "aspen wood stool".
HABERMaltese
Not to be confused with the German surname of the same spelling.
HABERLANDGerman
Topographic name from Middle High German haber(e) "oats" and land "land", or a habitational name from any of various places so called.
HABERMANNGerman, Jewish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of oats, composed of the elements Haber and the agent suffix -mann.
HABIBIPersian, Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name Habib.
HABIBZAIPashto
Means "son of Habib" in Pashto. The Habibzai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Popalzai.
HABSBURGGerman
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.
HACHEMIArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Hashmi (chiefly Algerian).
HACHIMIArabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Hashim (chiefly Moroccan).
HACHIMITSUJapanese
Means "honey"
HACHIMURAJapanese
Hachi (蜂) means bee, Mura (村) means village.
HACHMIArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Hashmi (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
HACIYEVAzerbaijani
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.
HACKMANNGerman, Jewish
Occupational name for a butcher or a woodcutter.
HACKNEYEnglish, Scottish
Habitational name from Hackney in Greater London, named from an Old English personal name Haca (genitive Hacan) combined with ēg "island, dry ground in marshland".
HACKNEYEnglish, Scottish
From Middle English hakenei (Old French haquenée), an ambling horse, especially one considered suitable for women to ride; perhaps therefore a metonymic occupational name for a stablehand... [more]
HACOHENHebrew
Means "the priest" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Cohen.
HADAJapanese
This is another reading of Haneda/Hata. Ha means "Plume, Feather, Wing" and Da means "Rice Paddy/Patty".
HADADArabic, Hebrew
Variant transcription of Haddad.
HADARHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Hadar, means "splendour, glory" in Hebrew.
HADDADArabic, 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.
HADDENIrish
Variation of Haden
HADDONEnglish
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]
HADJArabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic حاج (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim", referring to the Islamic hajj to Mecca, Saudi Arabia (chiefly Maghrebi).
HADŽIĆBosnian
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim", a title given to Muslims who have completed the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
HAFERGerman, 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.
HAFIDIArabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Hafid, mainly found in Morocco.
HAGAJapanese
Ha means "Fragrance,Aroma" and Ga means "Congratulations". It's mostly in the northeastern Japan, and most likely comes from the place name in Tochigi Prefecture.
HAGANJewish
Hebrew, shortened from haganah which means soldier
HAGANIrish
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁgáin "descendant of Ógán", a personal name from a diminutive of óg "young".
HAGANIrish
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin "descendant of Aodhagán", a personal name formed from a double diminutive of Aodh meaning "fire".
HAGELBERGGerman, Polish
Hagel means 'mountain' and berg means 'hail' or 'ice'.
HAGEMANDutch, Swedish
Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, from Middle Dutch haghe ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Hagemann. ... [more]
HAGEMANNGerman, 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]
HÄGGSwedish
From Swedish hägg "hackberry, bird cherry ".
HAGGERTYIrish
From the name Eigceartach, meaning "unjust."
HÄGGSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish hägg "bird cherry" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGINOJapanese
Hagi means "Bush Clover" and No means "Field, Plain, Wilderness". A notable bearer is Kosuke Hagino, a competitive swimmer.
HAGIWARAJapanese
Meaning "field of bush clovers", from 萩 (hagi) meaning "bush clover", and 原 (hara) meaning "field" or "meadow".
HAGSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish hage "enclosure, garden" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGSTROMEnglish
Anglicized form of Swedish HAGSTRÖM.
HAHMGerman
Metonymic occupational name for a sealer of weights and measures, from Middle High German hāme ‘(standard) measure’.
HAHNERGerman
Occupational name for a poultry farmer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German hane "rooster".
HAHNERGerman
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hahn or Hag.
HAILESScottish, 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]
HAÏMJudeo-Spanish
Variant of Haim used by Sephardic Jews (influenced by French orthography).
HAIMHebrew
From the given name Haim.
HAINEYScottish Gaelic, Irish, Scottish, English
(Celtic) A lost me devil village in Scotland; or one who came from Hanney island in Berkshire.
HAIRFIELDEnglish
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’.
HAIZLIPEnglish (American)
American variant spelling of Scottish Hyslop.
HAJIMEJapanese (Rare)
From the given name HAJIME meaning "beginning". A notable bearer is Japanese singer Chitose Hajime.
HAJIZADEHPersian
Derived from Arabic حَاجِيّ‎ (ḥājiyy) meaning "(Muslim) pilgrim" combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
HAJJARArabic
Means "stonemason" from Arabic حَجَر (ḥajar) "stone, weight".
HÅKANSSONSwedish
Means "son of HÅKAN".
HAKKEstonian
Hakk is an Estonian surname meaning "stack".
HÄKKINENFinnish
From given name Heikki
HAKURYŪJapanese (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]
HALABIArabic
Means "Aleppine" in Arabic, referring to someone from the city of Aleppo in Syria.
HALABYArabic
Variant transcription of Halabi.
HALAMAPolish, Czech
Unflattering nickname meaning ‘big, lumbering fellow’, ‘lout’.
HALAWAIndonesian, Arabic
Derived from Arabic حُلْو (ḥulw) meaning "sweet".
HALBERSHTOTYiddish
Yiddish form of Halberstadt. It was first adopted as a surname by Tzvi Hirsh, the rabbi of the eponymous Eastphalian town.
HALBERSTADTGerman
Habitational name from any of various places so named, notably the city near Magdeburg and Halberstadt near Königstein in Saxony.
HALDONEnglish (Rare)
From a place name in Devon, England.
HALEVIHebrew
Means "The Levite" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Levi.
HALIBURTONScottish
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]
HALICHEBerber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Halliche.
HALILIFilipino, Tagalog
Means "successor" in Tagalog.
HALILIAlbanian, Macedonian
From the given name Halil.
HALILOVIĆBosnian
Means "son of Halil" in Bosnian.
HALIMOVIĆBosnian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Means "son of Halim" in Bosnian.
HALJASEstonian
Haljas is an Estonian surname meaning "verdant".
HALJASPÕLDEstonian
Haljaspõld is an Estonians surname meaning "verdant field".
HÄLLEstonian
Häll is an Estonian surname meaning "cradle" and "birthplace".
HALLEstonian
Hall is an Estonian surname meaning both "grey" and "frost".
HALLADanish
Derived from the Old Norse HALLR, which means 'flat stone, rock' or 'sloping, leaning to one side'... [more]
HALLÉNSwedish, 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.’
HALLETTEnglish
Derived from the given name Hallet (see ADALHARD).
HALLEYEnglish
Location name combining the elements hall as in "large house" and lee meaning "field or clearing."
HALLICHEBerber, Northern African
Kabyle surname of unknown meaning.
HALLIEEnglish
Spelling variant of Halley.
HALLIKEstonian
Hallik is an Estonian surname derived from "hallikas" meaning "greyish".
HALLIKÄÄREstonian
Hallikäär is an Estonian name meaning "grayish edge".
HALLIKMÄEEstonian
Hallikmäe is an Estonian surname meaning "greyish hill/mountain".
HALLINANIrish
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".
HALLISTEEstonian
Halliste is an Estonian name relating to "hall", meaning "grey" and "frost".
HALLIWELLEnglish
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).
HALLMARKEnglish
From Middle English halfmark ‘half a mark’, probably a nickname or status name for someone who paid this sum in rent.
HALLOWEnglish
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’.
HALLOWELLEnglish
The ancestors of the name Hallowell date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Hallowell family lived near a holy spring having derived from the Old English terms halli, which meant "holy", and welle, which meant "spring".
HALLSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish hall "hall, stone, rock" and ström "stream, small river".
HALLWELLEnglish
Related to Halliwell, this surname means "Lives by the Holy Spring"
HALOŽANSlovene
From the Haloze region of Slovenia.
HALPERNJewish
Habitual surname for a person who lived in the city of Heilbronn in Germany.
HALVARSSONSwedish
Means "son of Halvar".
HALVERSONEnglish
Anglicized form of Norwegian or Danish Halvorsen.
HAMEnglish, 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.
HAMAJapanese
Hama means "Beach, Seashore".
HAMADAArabic
From the given name Hamada.
HAMADAJapanese
From Japanese 浜 (hama) meaning "beach, seashore" combined with 田 (da) meaning "paddy, field".
HAMADACHEBerber, Northern African
Kabyle surname derived from the Arabic given name Hamada.
HAMADATEJapanese
From the Japanese 浜 or 濱 (hama) "beach" and 舘 or 館(date or tate) "mansion," "large building," "palace"
HAMAGUCHIJapanese
From Japanese 浜 (hama) meaning "beach, seashore" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
HAMAKAWAJapanese
From the Japanese 浜 or 濱 (hama) "beach" and 川 or 河 (kawa) "river."
HÄMÄLÄINENFinnish
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".
HAMAMURAJapanese
Hama means "Seashore, Beach" and Mura means "Village, Hamlet". A notable bearer of the surname is Jun Hamamura, he was an actor.
HAMANOJapanese
From the Japanese 浜 or 濱 (hama) "beach" and 野 (no) "field," "area."
HÄMARIKEstonian
Hämarik is an Estonian surname meaning "dusk". From "Hämarik" in Estonian mythology, a beautiful young maiden who was the personification of dusk.
HAMAZAKIJapanese
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.
HAMBERGGerman, Danish, Jewish
German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name from any of several places named Hamberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of Hamburg.
HAMBERGERGerman, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name for someone from any of various places named Hamberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of Hamburger.
HAMBURGGerman, 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’.
HAMBURGERGerman, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name for someone from Hamburg.
HAMDANMuslim
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]
HAMDANIUrdu, Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name Hamdan.
HAMDAOUIArabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Hamid" or "relating to Hamad" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
HAMDYArabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Hamdi.
HAMELYiddish, Dutch, German
The name Hamel has three origins.... [more]
HAMELINFrench
from the Norse word HAMO meaning home.
HAMEREnglish, 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.
HAMESEnglish, Welsh, Scottish
Son of "Amy", in Old English. An ancient Leicestershire surname.
HAMILLScottish
Habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche, France, named from the Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville "settlement".
HAMILLEnglish
Nickname for a scarred or maimed person, from Middle English, Old English hamel "mutilated", "crooked".
HAMILLIrish
According to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill "descendant of Ádhmall", which he derives from ádhmall "active".
HAMITIAlbanian
Possibly a variant of Amiti.
HAMLINEnglish
From an Old English word meaning "home" or "homestead" and a diminutive suffix -lin.
HAMMAMIArabic (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.
HAMMARSKJÖLDSwedish
Hammarskjöld is a Swedish noble family. The name is a combination of hammare "hammer" and sköld "shield".
HAMMERGerman, 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.
HAMMERSCHMIDTGerman, Jewish
Occupational name for a blacksmith, from German hamer, 'hammer' and schmidt, 'smith. See Hammersmith.
HAMMERSLEYEnglish (Modern)
From southern England. From homersley meaning homestead, that later changed to hamersley
HAMMERSMEDNorwegian (Archaic, ?), Danish (Archaic, ?)
Occupational name for a blacksmith, from Danish & Norwegian hammer, 'hammer' and smed, 'smith'. See Hammersmith
HAMMERSMITHGerman, English
Normally an anglicization of German Hammerschmidt. Perhaps also from Norwegian Hammersmed.... [more]
HAMMOUDIArabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Hammoud (chiefly Algerian).
HAMNERWelsh
Variant spelling of "Hanmer", parish in Flintshire.
HAMPEnglish, German
English: unexplained; compare Hemp.... [more]
HAMREScandinavian
Hamre is a Surname used by people who has family from the places called Hamre
HAMSONEnglish
A variant of Hampson.
HAMZAArabic
From the given name Hamza.
HAMZAGIĆBosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HAMZAOUIArabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Hamza" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
HAMZIĆBosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HANABUSAJapanese
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" and 房 (busa) meaning "room*.
HANADAJapanese (Rare, ?)
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" and 田 (da) meaning "field".
HANAEArabic (Maghrebi)
From a Moroccan transcription of the Arabic name Hana (1) or Hanaa.
HANAFINIrish
Shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAinbhthín (modernized as Ó hAinifín) ‘descendant of Ainbhthín’, a personal name derived from ainbhíoth ‘non-peace’, ‘storm’.
HANAIJapanese
Hana means "Blossom, Flower" and I means "Well, Pit, Mine shaft, Ditch".
HANÁKCzech
Derived from the small town Haná.
HANAMURAJapanese
Hana means "Flower" and Mura means "Hamlet, Village." A notable bearer is Norikatsu Hanamura, an actor. Other bearers are in the notes.
HANAZAWAJapanese
Means "flower swamp" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 花 (flower) and 沢 / 澤 (swamp).
HANCEEnglish
Allegedly a patronymic from the personal name Hann.
HANDAJapanese
This surname means "Half of a Rice Paddy", with 半 (Han) and 田 (Da).
HÄNDELGerman
Derived from HANS or HEINRICH.
HANEDAJapanese
Hane means "Wing, Feather, Plume" and Da means "Feild, Rice Patty/Paddy". This is predominantly in Eastern Japan.
HÄNERGerman
Variant of HANNER.
HANERGerman
Altered spelling or variant of HAHNER.
HANESEnglish, Welsh
variant spelling of Haynes.
HANEYAMAJapanese
From Japanese 羽 (hane) meaning "feather" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
HANGANURomanian
Hanganu is a Romanian surname.... [more]
HANIEstonian
Hani is an Estonian surname meaning "goose".
HANKINEnglish
From the given name Hankin
HANKSEnglish
Patronymic form of HANK.
HANLINScottish, English
Scottish and English: probably a variant spelling of Irish Hanlon.
HANLONIrish
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.
HANMERWelsh
A Welsh topographical surname, deviring from 'Hand', a cock, and 'Mere', a lake. A parish in Flintshire, now Wrexham.
HANNACHIArabic (Maghrebi)
Refers to Hanencha, a tribe inhabiting eastern Algeria and western Tunisia.
HANNAMEnglish
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.
HANNERGerman
From a pet form of Hann, short form of JOHANN.
HANSALUEstonian
Hansalu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the masculine given name "Hans" and "salu", meaning "grove"; "Hans' grove".
HANSDOTTERSwedish
Means "daughter of HANS". This name is only given to females. A notable bearer is Swedish alpine ski racer Frida Hansdotter (b. 1985).
HANSOEstonian
Hanso is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Juhan/Johannes".
HANSSENDanish
Means "son of Hans"... [more]
HANTZIGreek
Variant of Hatzis.
HANYUJapanese
Variant transcription of Hanyuu.
HANYUUJapanese
From Japanese 羽 (ha) meaning "feather" and 生 (nyuu) meaning "raw".
HAPPYGODEnglish (African, Rare)
Possibly from the English words happy and god.
HAQUEBengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Derived from Arabic حَقَّ (ḥaqqa) meaning "true, right, correct".
HARAJapanese
From Japanese 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain". More commonly it is the final character in Japanese surnames.
HARADAJapanese
From the Japanese 原 (hara) "field," "plain," "original" and 田 (da or ta) "rice paddy" or 多 (da or ta) "many."
HARAGUCHIJapanese
Hara means "Plain" or "Field", while Guchi literally means "Mouth".
HARAMOTOJapanese
Hara means "Plain (wilderness, field)" and Moto means "Origin".
HARBMuslim
Means "war" in Arabic.
HARBACHGerman
Habitational name from any of several places named Harbach.
HARBACHOŬBelarusian
Variant transcription of Harbachow.
HARBACHOWBelarusian
Belarusian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
HARBINEnglish
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]
HARBOREnglish
English: variant spelling of Harbour.
HARBOUREnglish
Variant of French Arbour or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of a lodging house, from Old English herebeorg "shelter, lodging".
HARCUSScottish
Orcadian form of Harcase, a habitational name originating from Berwickshire, Scotland.
HÅRDSwedish
Swedish surname meaning "hard".
HARDEKOPGerman (Rare)
Derived from Middle High German hart "hard" and kopf "head". As a surname, it was given to a hard-headed, stubborn person.
HAREIrish (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]
HARGIERFrench
Known back to the 15th or 16th century in France.... [more]
HARGREAVESEnglish
English: variant of Hargrave.
HARGROVEEnglish
English: variant of Hargrave.
HARIGAEJapanese
From the Japanese 張 (hari) "Extended Net constellation" and 替 (kae or gae) "exchange," "spare," "substitute."
HÄRJAPEAEstonian
Härjapea is an Estonian surname meaning "clover".
HARJOEstonian
Harjo is an Estonia surname, a variation of "Harju"; from Harju County.
HARJUFinnish
Means "esker", a long ridge formed by a river flowing underneath a glacier. Eskers made of gravel are common in Finland.
HARKAWAYEnglish
From a sporting phrase used to guide and incite hunting dogs.
HARKEREnglish (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]
HARKNESSScottish, 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]
HARLACHERGerman
Habitational name for someone from Ober- or Unter-Harlachen, near Überlingen.