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MÉZEC     Breton
Mézec derives from mezeg which means physician in Breton
MEZIANE     Berber, Northern African
From the given name Meziane (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
MIAN     Muslim
From a title of respect, Urdu mian meaning ‘sir’ (from Persian miyān meaning ‘between’), used to address an older man. In Bangladesh this is common as a suffix added to the name of a respected person, especially a senior member of a village community.
MIANO     Italian
Habitational name from Miano in Naples, Parma, and Teramo; Miane in Treviso; or Mian in Belluno.
MICALE     Italian
Popular in Italy.
MICALLEF     Maltese
Either from Micali, a variant of the Biblical name Michael, or from Maltese mħallef meaning "judge".
MICELLI     Italian
Beacon, torch, light
MICHAIL     Greek
A common last name in Greece. Probably from the Archangel Michael who appeared to the Virgin Mary with a lily.
MICHALCZEWSKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Michalczew.
MICHÁLEK     Czech
Michálek is pet form of Michal.
MICHALIDIS     Greek
Means "Son of Michael".
MICHALKA     ?
Of unknown origin and meaning... [more]
MICHALOWSKI     Polish
Habitational name from a place called Michalowice.
MICHALSKI     Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Michale in Bydgoszcz voivodeship, or Michaly in Plock voivodeship; patronymic from personal name Michal.
MICHELET     French (Latinized, Rare)
Its name comes from the name Michael, the angel.
MICHELS     German, Dutch
Patronymic from the personal name Michel (see Michael). ... [more]
MICHIZOE     Japanese
From the Japanese 道 (michi) "road," "way," "path" and 添 (zoe or soe) "addition," "add-on," "improvememnt."
MICK     German, Dutch, Irish
Short form of the given name MIKOLAJ or an occupational name from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch micke "(wheat or rye) bread". The name was reportedly taken from Germany to Ireland in the 18th century.
MICKLEY     French
It originated when an immigrant family named Michelet came to New York from Northern France. Because they had a foreign surname, they made up the names Mickley and Michelin. The originator was Jean Jacques Michelet (John Jacob Mickley), a private in the Revolutionary War... [more]
MICKLEY     English
It comes the French name Michelet, which comes from the name Michael, as in the angel. ... [more]
MIDDAG     Dutch
From the Dutch word for "Midday". The earliest/oldest records of the surname are found in the Netherlands (Holland).
MIDDENDORF     German
"middle of the village"
MIDDLETON     English, Scottish
Habitational name from any of the places so called. In over thirty instances from many different areas, the name is from Old English midel "middle" + tun "enclosure","settlement".
MIDNIGHT     Irish
Middle of the night, darkness, dark blue
MIELE     Italian
It means "honey" in Italian.
MIERAS     Catalan
Castilianized form of Mieres, a habitational name from Catalan and Asturian-Leonese Mieres, towns in Catalonia and Asturies.
MIFUNE     Japanese
This surname is used as 三船, 三舟, 美船, 御舟, 御船, 神船 or 見船 with 三 (san, zoo, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 美 (bi, mi, utsuku.shii) meaning "beautiful, beauty", 御 (gyo, go, o-, on-, mi-) meaning "govern, honourable, manipulate", 神 (shin, jin, kami, kan-, kou-, mi) meaning "gods, mind, soul", 見 (gen, mi.eru, mi.seru, mi.ru) meaning "chances, hopes, idea, look at, opinion, see, visible", 船 (sen, funa-, fune) meaning "boat, ship" and 舟 (shuu, funa-, fune, -bune) meaning "boat, ship."... [more]
MIGA     Polish
Nickname from a derivative migac ‘to twinkle or wink’.
MIGLINIEKS     Latvian
Name comes from the village Miglinieki.
MIGNOGNA     Italian
In part a Southern Italian a habitational name from Mignogna, a minor place in Foggia province.
MIGUEL     Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Miguel.
MIHAI     Romanian
From the given name Mihai.
MIHALCIN     ?
MIHALJEVIĆ     Croatian
Means "son of Mihael".
MIJANGOS     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Merindad de Cuesta Urria.
MIJATOVIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Mijat".
MIKA     Polish
A shortened form of the Polish version of MICHAELSON, which became a family name earlier on.
MIKA     Hungarian, Polish
Comes from a pet form of a central and eastern European personal name equivalent to Nicholas
MIKAMI     Japanese
From the Japanese 三 (mi) "three," 見 (mi) "mindset," "outlook," "mentality," 味 (mi or aji) "taste," 海 (mi or umi) "sea" or 水 (mi or mizu) "water," and 上 (kami, kan or ue) "upper," "above," 神 (kami, kan or shin) "god" or 守 (kami or mori) "guard," "protect," "defend."
MIKE     Hungarian
Fro, a pet form of the personal name Miklós, Hungarian form of Nicholas, or possibly from a short form of Mihály, Hungarian form of Michael.
MIKEL     English, Scottish, Welsh, Russian
Mikel is another form of MICHAEL,... [more]
MIKHAYLOV     Russian
Variant transcription of Mikhailov.
MIKKELBORG     Norwegian
Norwegian variant of the originally German surname MECKLENBURG, which came to Norway during the hanseatic era.
MIKÓ     Hungarian
From a pet form of the personal names Miklós (Hungarian form of Nicholas) or Mihály (Hungarian form of Michael).
MIKOLAJCZYK     Polish
From the personal name Mikołaj meaning "son of Mikołaj".
MIKOS     Polish, Hungarian, Greek
From a derivative of a personal name equivalent to Nicholas: Polish Mikolaj, Slovenian Miklavž, or Hungarian Miklós.... [more]
MIKULIĆ     Croatian
Means ''son of Mikula''.
MILÁN     Spanish
Nickname from milán "kite" (the bird of prey).
MILANAY     Filipino (Latinized, Rare, Archaic)
The Milanay is original surname from Bicol region in the Philippines, the most population name in Naga City.
MILDMAY     English
From a medieval nickname for an inoffensive person (literally "mild maiden").
MILENKOV     Bulgarian
Means "son of Milenko".
MILENKOVIĆ     Serbian
Means "son of Milenko".
MILETIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Mile''.
MILEY     Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicised form of Ó MAOL AODHA, though Ó MÁILLE and Ó MAOLMHUAIDH can also be possibilities. See Molloy (and Mulloy) and Milley (and Mulley) for comparison. A known bearer of this surname is James "Bubber" Miley (1903-1932), an American jazz musician.
MILHOUS     English
Variant spelling of English Millhouse.
MILHOUSE     English
Variant spelling of Millhouse.
MILIBAND     Jewish
This is the surname of British Labour Party politicians Ed and David Miliband, who are ethnically Jewish.
MILIČ     Slovene
Variant of Milić.
MILINA     Croatian, Serbian
passed down from generations
MILK     English
Probably from Middle English milk ‘milk’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of milk.In some instances, probably a translation of German Milch, a variant of Slavic Milich or of Dutch Mielke (a pet form of Miele), or a shortening of Slavic Milkovich.
MILL     Scottish, English
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived near a mill, Middle English mille, milne (Old English myl(e)n, from Latin molina, a derivative of molere ‘to grind’)... [more]
MILLAY     English
This surname is thought to be a respelling of Millais, which may come from the French surname Millet, a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of millet or panic grass (derived from a diminutive form of Old French mil which is then derived from Latin milium meaning "millet").... [more]
MILLEN     English
A mill worker.
MILNE     Scottish
Scottish (common in Aberdeenshire): occupational name for a miller or someone who lived at a mill, Old English mylen ‘mill’ (see Mill, Milner). The Scottish name found its way to Ireland; MacLysaght records that it has been in Dublin since the early 18th century... [more]
MILNER     English, Scottish
Northern English (mainly Yorkshire) and Scottish: variant of Miller, retaining the -n- of the Middle English word, which was a result of Scandinavian linguistic influence, as in Old Norse mylnari.
MILO     English
Derived from the given name Milo.
MIMOUN     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the given name Mimoun.
MIMS     English (British)
Habitational name from Mimms (North and South Mimms) in Hertfordshire, most probably derived from an ancient British tribal name, Mimmas.
MIN     Korean
Meaning: Sensitive, fast, quick, clever, smart. famous bearer of this name is kpop idol/rapper Min Yoongi also known as Suga from BTS.
MINAEV     Russian
From the given name Mina, a form of the Greek name Minas.
MINAGOFÑA     Chamorro
Chamorro for "all their happiness"
MINAMOTO     Japanese
Meaning "source, origin". With the Fujiwara and Taira, this is one of the three most prominent clans in Japanese history. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. The name itself is not common today, as most of the descendant families have taken other surnames, usually from their places of residence... [more]
MINATOZAKI     Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 湊 (minato) meaning "assemble" combined with 崎 (saki) meaning "peninsula, cape".
MINAYEV     Russian
Variant transcription of Minaev.
MINE     Japanese
This surname is used as 岑, 峯, 峰, 嶺, 三根, 美根, 美祢, 美禰 or 見根 with 岑 (gin, shin, mine), an outdated character meaning "mountaintop, peak," 峯/峰 (hou, ne, mine) meaning "peak, summit," 嶺 (ryou, rei, mine) meaning with the same meaning as 峯/峰, 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three," 美 (bi, mi, utsuku.shii) meaning "beauty/iful," 見 (ken, mi.eru, mi.seru, mi.ru) meaning "chances, hopes, idea, look at, opinion, see, visible," 根 (kon, ne, -ne) meaning "head (pimple), radical, root" and 祢/禰 (dei, nai, ne) meaning "ancestral shrine."... [more]
MINEA     Romanian
Meaning unknown.
MINELLA     Italian
Southern Italian, from a pet form of the female personal name Mina, a short form of Guglielmina, Giacomina, etc.
MINELLI     Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Minello, a pet form of the personal name Mino, which is a short form of a personal name formed with the hypocoristic suffix -mino, such as Adimino, Giacomino, Guglielmino, etc.
MINER     English
English occupational name for someone who built mines, either for the excavation of coal and other minerals, or as a technique in the medieval art of siege warfare. The word represents an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French mine ‘mine’ (a word of Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic mein ‘ore’, ‘mine’).
MÍNERVUDÓTTIR     Icelandic
Means "daughter of MINERVA" in Icelandic. A famous bearer is Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir.
MÍNERVUSSON     Icelandic
Means "son of MINERVA" in Icelandic
MINOR     English, German, French
English: variant spelling of Miner.... [more]
MINTRAM     English
Unknown
MIOLA     Italian
italian
MIRAMONTES     Spanish
Looker of mountains.
MIRANDA     Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
Habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal called Miranda. The derivation of the place name is uncertain; it may be of pre-Roman origin, or from Latin miranda "view, outlook".
MIRKIN     Jewish
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Mirke, a pet form of the Biblical Hebrew name Miryam.
MIRONOV     Russian
Means "son of Miron (1)" in Russian.
MIRZA     Muslim, Pakistani, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Marathi
Derived from the given name Mirza, taken directly from the Persian title of the same name denoting a prince.
MIRZADEH     Persian
From Persian title امیرزاده (amirzâde), itself derived from Arabic أمير (’amīr) meaning "commander, prince" combined with the Persian suffix زاده (zâde) meaning "offspring" (see Mirza).
MIRZAEI     Persian
Derived from the given name Mirza.
MIRZOEV     Tajik
Means "son of Mirzo (see Mirza)".
MIS     Various
MISAKIAN     Armenian
An Armenian surname meaning "descendant of Misak." Misak is the Armenian form of the Ancient Hebrew name Meshach.
MISIEWICZ     Polish
Patronymic from Mis.
MISKINIS     Lithuanian
Topographic name from miškinis ‘forest’, ‘forest spirit’. This name is also established in Poland.
MISLEH     Arabic
Variation of Musleh. Means "peacemaker" or "social reformer" in Arabic.
MISSINGHAM     English
The name means "lost home", and it's from the Old English words "missan" and "ham".
MITA     Polish
From a pet form of the personal name Dymitr
MITA     Japanese
Meaning ‘three rice paddies’, the name is more common in eastern Japan. It is also pronounced Santa or Sanda in western Japan.
MITAG     Croatian
From german Mittag, redacted during WWII.
MITREA     Romanian
Romanian name, derived from the word mitra, meaning the hat of a high priest(mitropolit).
MITREVSKI     Macedonian
Means "son of Mitre".
MITROVIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Mitar".
MITSUE     Japanese
This surname is used as 光永, 光江, 三枝, 満江, 三ツ江 or 三津江 with 光 (kou, hikari, hika.ru, mitsu) meaning "light, ray", 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 満 (ban, man, mi.tasu, mi.chiru, mi.tsu) meaning "enough, full, fullness, satisfy", 永 (ei, naga.i, e) meaning "eternity, long, lengthy", 江 (kou, e) meaning "bay, creek, inlet", 枝 (shi, eda, e) meaning "bough, branch, twig, limb" and 津 (shin, tsu) meaning "ferry, harbour, haven, port."... [more]
MITSUGI     Japanese
This surname is used as 貢, 三木, 三ツ木, 三津木, 三樹, 三次, 参木, 満木, 見次, 身次 or 巳継 with 貢 (ku, kou, mitsu.gu) meaning "finance, support, tribute", 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 津 (shin, tsu) meaning "ferry, harbour, haven, port", 木 (boku, moku, ki, ko-) meaning "tree, wood", 樹 (juu, ki) meaning "timber trees, wood", 参 (san, shin, mai-, mai.ru, majiwaru, mitsu) meaning "be defeated, be madly in love, coming, die, going, nonplussed, three, visit, visiting", 満 (ban, man, mi.tasu, mi.chiru, mi.tsu) meaning "enough, full, fullness, satisfy", 見 (ken, mi.eru, mi.seru, mi.ru) meaning "chances, hopes, idea, look at, opinion, see, visible", 身 (shin, mi) meaning "one's station in life, person, somebody", 次 (shi, ji, tsugi, tsu.gu) meaning "next, order, sequence", 巳 (shi, mi) meaning "sign of the snake/serpent (6th sign of Chinese zodiac)" and 継 (kei, tsu.gi, mama-) meaning "graft (tree), inherit, patch, succeed."... [more]
MITSUGU     Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 貢, 三次, 三続 or 巳継 with 貢 (ku, kou, mitsu.gu) meaning "finance, support, tribute", 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 次 (shi, ji, tsugi, tsu.gu) meaning "next, order, sequence", 続 (kyou, kou, shoku, zou, tsugu.nai, tsudzu.ku, tsudzu.keru) meaning "continue, sequel, series", 巳 (shi, mi) meaning "sign of the snake/serpent (6th sign of Chinese zodiac)" and 継 (kei, tsu.gi, mama-) meaning "graft (tree), inherit, patch, succeed."... [more]
MITSUI     Japanese
From the Japanese 三 (mi or san) and 井 (i) "well." The grammatical and phonetic add-on ツ (tsu) is not always included in this name's spelling.
MITTELMAN     Jewish
Nickname from Yiddish mitlman "man of moderate means".
MITTELMANN     German
From a byname from Middle High German mittelman "mediator, arbitrator".
MITTERMEIER     German (Austrian)
Literal meaning "middle farmer" its thought to have been given to farmers living between two there farms in the mountains.
MITVOKH     Yiddish
It literally means "midweek".
MIURA     Japanese
From the Japanese 三 (mi) "three" and 浦 (ura) "bay."
MIYA     Japanese
The name could mean ‘three arrows’, ‘three valleys’ or ‘shrine’, the latter being the most common. Some occurrences in America are the result of shortening longer names.
MIYABE     Japanese
From the Japanese 宮 (miya) "{Shinto} shrine" and 部 (be) "region," "division," "part."
MIYAGUCHI     Japanese
From the Japanese 宮 (miya) "{Shinto} shrine" and 口 (guchi or kuchi) "mouth," "opening."
MIYAHARA     Japanese
From Japanese 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
MIYAICHI     Japanese
From Japanese 宮 (miya) meaning "a shrine; a palace" and 一 (ichi) meaning "one".... [more]
MIYAKE     Japanese
Variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘three houses’. In the 5th and 6th centuries, Japanese rulers based in the Yamato region (present-day Nara prefecture) established royal rice-growing estates (miyake) throughout their realm in order to increase their income and consolidate their power... [more]
MIYANO     Japanese
Means "shrine field" in Japanese, from 宮 (miya) "shrine" and 野 (no) "field".
MIYARA     Japanese
From the Japanese 宮 (miya) "{Shinto} shrine" and 良 (ra) "good."
MIYARES     Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Piloña.
MIYASHITA     Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "below the shrine". It is written as 宮下.
MIYAZAKI     Japanese
From Japanese 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
MIYAZATO     Japanese
From Japanese 宮 (miya) meaning "shrine" and 里 (zato) meaning "village".
MIYAZAWA     Japanese
Miyazawa is written using the characters for "shrine" (宮) and "creek" (沢). Together, these characters spell "The creek by the shrine." The second letter (沢) can also be read as "stream" or even "swamp".
MIZRAHI     Hebrew, Jewish
From Hebrew מִזְרָחִי (mizrakhí) meaning "East, eastern", itself from מִזְרָח (mizrakh) "east".
MIZUKAWA     Japanese
From Japanese 水 (mizu) meaning "water" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
MIZUNO     Japanese
Means ''of water'' or ''of the water'' in Japanese. A famous bearer of this last name would have to be Ami Mizuno in the show Sailor Moon.
MIZUSAWA     Japanese
From the Japanese 水 (mizu) "water" and 澤 or 沢 (sawa or zawa) "swamp."
MIZUTAMA     Japanese
From Japanese 水 (mizu) meaning "water" combined with 玉 (tama) meaning "jewel, ball". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
MJEŠICY     Sorbian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Upper Sorbian municipality of Bukecy.
MKHITARYAN     Armenian
From Armenian Mxitʿar combined with -յան (-yan), a patronymic suffix. ... [more]
MLADENOVSKI     Macedonian
Means "son of Mladen".
MLINARIĆ     Croatian
Means "son of a miller".
MŁODYCHOWIAK     Polish
Habitational name for somebody who comes from the district of Młodych in Poland.
MO     Chinese
According to a study of Mu Ying's Name record, the surname came to be when descendants of the antediluvian ruler Zhuanxu abbreviated the name of his city, Moyangcheng (莫陽城; in modern-day Pingxiang County, Hebei) and took it as their surname... [more]
MOAN     Irish
Reduced form of Mohan.
MOAT     Scottish
Habitational name from either of two places in Dumfriesshire called Moat, named from Middle English mote ‘moat’, ‘ditch’, originally referring to the whole system of fortifications. In some cases it may have been a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a moated dwelling.
MOATS     English
Variant of Moat.
MOBERG     Swedish
Combination of Swedish mo "sandy heath" and berg "mountain". A notable bearer was Swedish author and playwright Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973).
MÖBIUS     German
Patronymic surname derived from the given name Bartholomäus, the German form of Bartholomew.
MODAFFARI     Italian
Nickname from Arabic muzaffar "victorious".
MODAFFERI     Italian
Variant of MODAFFARI.
MODDERMAN     Dutch
"Mud Man" was given to the people who built the dikes.
MODÉN     Swedish
Combination of Swedish mo "sandy heath" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of". It could also be a variant of MODIG.
MODENA     Italian, Judeo-Italian
Italian and Jewish (from Italy) habitational name from the city of Modena in Emilia-Romagna.
MODIG     Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "brave".... [more]
MODIN     Swedish
Variant of Modén.
MODRIĆ     Croatian
Famous bearer of this surname is Croatian footballer Luka Modrić.
MODZELEWSKI     Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from places in Poland called Modzel or Modzele, from modzel meaning "hard place", "callus".
MOE     Norwegian
Means "sandy ground" in Norwegian.
MOEN     Norwegian
Means "the sandy ground" in Norwegian.
MOFFAT     Scottish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Am Magh Fada.
MOFFATT     Scottish
Means "person from Moffatt", Dumfries and Galloway ("long plain").
MOGASEN     German
meaning unknown
MOGENSEN     Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of MOGENS".
MOHAMED     Arabic, Muslim
Variant of Muhammad.
MOHAMMADI     Persian
From the given name Mohammad.
MOHAMMADPOURKARKARAGH     Persian (Rare)
From the given name Mohammad combined with Persian پور (pur) "son" and the name of the Persian village of Karkaraq.
MOHAMMADZADEH     Persian
From the given name Mohammad combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
MOHAMMADZAI     Pashto, Afghani, Pakistani
Means "sons of Mohammad"; a combination of the given name Mohammad and Pashto زوی (zoy) "son (of)". The Mohammadzai is a sub-tribe of the Barakzai, of which inhabits Afghanistan... [more]
MOHLER     German, English
The Mohler surname is derived from the Low German word möhl which means mill. Thus the name originally denoted someone who live or worked near a mill. Variant of Müller.
MOHORKO     Slovene
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
MOISUC     Romanian
Meaning unknown.
MOK     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Mo.
MOKRANI     Berber, Northern African, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Either from the given name Mokrane or derived from El Mokrani, a town in Algeria.
MOKRI     Persian
This is a Persian surname.... [more]
MOLAISON     American
Unexplained meaning.
MOLCHAN     Russian, Ukrainian
From the Russian word молчан meaning "silent" it was often used as a nickname for someone who was soft-spoken and as a given name following Baptism
MOLE     English
Mole is (in some but not all cases) the English form of the German Möhl meaning mill.
MOLENAAR     Dutch
Occupational name from molenaar "miller".
MOLESKI     Polish
A variation of Molski, originated from the many places in Poland called "Mole".
MOLINARO     Italian
The surname Molinaro is a name for a person who owned, managed, or worked in a mill deriving its origin from the Italian word "molino," which meant mill.
MOLINAROLO     Italian
Probably from a person's occupation, with molino/mulino meaning "mill" in Italian. The second part may come from rullo, meaning "a roller" or "I roll."
MOLNAR     Dutch
Variant of MOLENAAR.
MOLTEN     English
The surname Molten refers to one who melts lead.
MOMBESHORA     Shona
Meaning unknown.
MOMOI     Japanese
From Japanese 桃 (momo) meaning "peach" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
MOMOMIYA     Popular Culture
Surname of several characters from the anime series 'Tokyo Mew Mew'.
MON     Spanish
MONACO     Italian
Nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance, or an occupational name for a servant employed at a monastery, from Italian monaco "monk" (from Greek monachos "monk", "solitary").
MONCAYO     Aragonese
This indicates familial origin near the eponymous mountain massif.
MONCRIEF     Scottish
Scottish: habitational name from Moncreiff Hill near Perth, so called from Gaelic monadh ‘hill’ + craoibhe, genitive of craobh ‘tree’.
MONDITHOKA     Telugu (Modern)
they are honest people and having helping nature. at history one person has bull cart some time it was went into dig then all people was trying and trying for lift the cart. but no use from those,after that people were shouting as a bigger like come on 'mondithoka' this word not surname of farmer his bull has short tail... [more]
MONEYMAKER     English (American)
Translated form of German Geldmacher or Geldschläger, occupational names for a coiner.
MONEYPENNY     English
Probably from a medieval nickname for a rich person or a miser. A fictional bearer is Miss Moneypenny, secretary to M (the head of MI6) in the James Bond novels of Ian Fleming and in the films based on them.
MONGER     English
Name for a retail trader or a stallholder in a market, Middle English monger, manger.
MONIZ     Portuguese
From the medieval Portuguese first name Muhno.... [more]
MONK     English
Nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance, or an occupational name for a servant employed at a monastery, from Middle English munk, monk "monk" (Old English munuc, munec, from Late Latin monachus, Greek monakhos "solitary", a derivative of monos "alone").
MONTAG     German
It means Monday in German.
MONTAGNE     French
Possibly connected to the Irish and or English surname "Manton" as a result of the historical Norman invasions of Ireland and England.
MONTAGNET     French, Basque
Meaning "mountains," this name is commonly found in the Basque Pyrenees.
MONTALBANO     Italian
Habitational name from Montalbano di Elicona in northeastern Sicily (earlier simply Montalbano), Montalbano Jonico (Matera province), or the district of Montalbano in Fasano, Brindisi.
MONTAÑA     Spanish
Topographic name from montaña "mountain".
MONTANE     ?
MONTANO     Spanish
spanish
MONTAPERTO     Italian
My father tells me this name means "open mountain." It seems to have come from a small area around Agrigento in Sicily, Italy.
MONTEBLANCO     French, Spanish
Originally from France "Mont Blanc" but translated when arrived in Spain.
MONTEFIORE     Italian, Jewish
Derived from Montefiore, which is the name of several places in Italy. For example, there is Castle Montefiore in the town of Recanati (province of Macerata), the municipality of Montefiore Conca (province of Rimini) and the municipality of Montefiore dell'Aso (province of Ascoli Piceno)... [more]
MONTEMAYOR     Spanish
Habitational name from any of several places called Montemayor, from monte meaning "mountain" + mayor meaning "main", "larger", "greater", in particular in the provinces of Cordova, Salamanca, and Valladolid.
MONTES     Spanish
Derived from Spanish monte "mountain".
MONTES DE OCA     Spanish
Spanish surname meaning "mounts of goose".
MONTEVERDE     Galician
Habitational name from Monteverde in Ourense province, Galicia.
MONTEVERDE     Italian
Habitational name from any of various places called Monteverde, for example in Avellino province, from monte meaning "mountain" + verde meaning "green".
MONTEVERDI     Italian
Derived from Italian monte meaning "mountain" and verdi meaning "green"; literally means "green mountain".
MONTGOMERIE     Scottish, English
Variation of MONTGOMERY. A famous bearer was Margaret Montgomerie Boswell (1738 to 1789), wife of author James Boswell.
MONTIEL     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
MONTISCI     Italian
Originated in Sardinia, Italy in the 17th century given to fishermen
MONTIVERDI     Italian
Green Mountain
MONTOYA     Spanish, Basque
meaning "mountain"... [more]
MONZO     Italian
Possibly a variant of Monsu, which may be an occupational name for a cook, Calabrian munsu, or a nickname or title from Milanese monsu ‘sir’, ‘lord’, ‘gentleman’.
MONZÓ     Catalan
variant of Montsó, habitational name from a place in Aragon (see Monzon).
MONZON     Spanish
Habitational name from Monzón, a place in Uesca province, which is probably named from Latin montione ‘big mountain’.
MOODIE     Scottish
The history of the name Moodie originates from the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Brittain.... [more]
MOOK     German
This surname means 'flying insect' from a German word that is mauke. (I think it is mauke, I am SO not sure.)
MOOKHEY     Indian
Meaning unknown.
MOON     English
Ultimately derived from the name Moyon, which is a village in the region of Normandy, France.
MOORCOCK     English
From a medieval nickname for someone thought to resemble a moorcock (the male of the red grouse). It is borne by British author Michael Moorcock (1939-).
MOOREHOUSE     English
Variant spelling of Morehouse.
MOORING     Low German (Modern)
habitational name from möringen or möhringen of northern germany.
MOPANTOKOBOGO     Zulu
From Zulu meaning "big man".
MOR     Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Mor, means "myrrh" in Hebrew.
MORACZEWSKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages named Moraczewo.
MORAES     Portuguese
From the Portuguese form of Spanish Morales.
MORALEE     English, French
First found in Norfolk where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings.
MORALIS     Greek
Meaning unknown, possibly a Greek form of the Spanish surname Morales.
MORAN     Irish
The surname Moran, originating in counties Mayo and Sligo of Connaught, is the shortened version of O'Moran, Anglicized form of the older O'Morain "grandson of the great one" with the Old Irish root mor 'great, big' (denoting stature and/or character).
MORAN     Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
From the given name Moran.
MORANT     English
From the Old French personal name Morant, perhaps from a nickname meaning "steadfast", or alternatively of Germanic origin and meaning literally "courage-raven". A known bearer was the British-born Australian soldier and poet Breaker Morant, original name Edwin Henry Murrant (?1864-1902).
MORATALLA     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Murcian municipality.
MORÁVEK     Czech, Slovak
Means "Moravian".
MOREDOCK     English
From the fact that boats get moored at a dock.
MOREHOUSE     English
Habitational name from any of various places, for example Moorhouse in West Yorkshire, named from Old English mōr meaning "marsh", "fen" + hūs meaning "house".
MOREIRA     Galician
It literally means "mulberry tree".
MORELLI     Italian
Patronymic / plural form of Morello.
MORELLS     Greek
One meaning/explanation of the surname Morells is it's an Americanization of the Greek name surname Mariolis.
MORGADE     Anglo-Saxon
It`s a derived from Anglo-Saxon Morgen Or Morgan. Its meaning is morning. It have a second meaning that is a variety or type of oil.
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