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POLGAR     Hungarian
Hungarian word for citizen. Taken on by Jewish Hungarians during World War Two to avoid Nazi attention for having 'Jewish' last names.
POLIAKOV     Russian
Variant of Polyakov.
POLIDORI     Italian
Means "son of Polidoro". Famous bearers include John William Polidori (1795-1821), a physician to Lord Byron and author of 'The Vampyre' (1819), and his sister Frances Polidori (1800-1886), the mother of painter and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, poet Christina Rossetti, critic William Michael Rossetti, and author Maria Francesca Rossetti.
POLING     English, Welsh
Altered form of Bolling, possibly also of Bollinger or Pollinger.
POLINSKI     Polish
Habitational name from Polinowo in Pila voivodeship or Polinów in Biala Podlaska voivodeship.
POLITO     Italian
Reduced form of Ippolito. Compare French Hypolite, Greek Politis. From Polites, a shortened form of medieval Greek Konstantinopolites, an ethnic name for someone from Constantinople.
POLÍVKA     Czech
Means "soup".
POLK     German
Ethnic name for a Pole.
POLK     Scottish
Reduced form of Pollock.
POLKA     German (Slavic), Polish
Variant of German Polk, also a feminine form for the surname Polak, and comes from the given female name Apolonia.
POLLACK     Polish
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of spelling of Polak.
POLLICK     Scottish
Variant of Pollock.
POLLOCK     Scottish, English
Habitational name from a place in Glasgow, apparently so named from a diminutive of a British cognate of Gaelic poll ‘pool’, ‘pit’. The surname is also common in northeastern Ulster.... [more]
POLLOCK     Scottish
Habitational name from a place in Glasgow, apparently so named from a diminutive of a British cognate of Gaelic poll "pool, pit". The surname is also common in northeastern Ulster.
PÕLLU     Estonian
Põllu is an Estonian surname meaning "arable" or "agrestic"; associated with farming ("farmer" = "põllumees").
PÕLLUÄÄR     Estonian
Põlluäär is an Estonian surname meaning "arable (land) side".
PÕLLUMEES     Estonian
Põllumees is an Estonian surname meaning "farmer"; literally "agrestic (põllu) man (mees)".
PÕLLUPÜÜ     Estonian
Põllupüü is an Estonian surname meaning "field grouse".
POLSKI     Polish, Jewish
Nickname for a Polish person, originating in areas of mixed populations.
POLTIMORE     English (Rare)
Rare English surname derived from a Devon place name of Celtic origin, allegedly meaning “pool by the large house”.
POLYAKOV     Russian, Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Patronymic from the ethnic name Polak meaning "Pole".
POMBAL     Portuguese
from the portuguese word: pombo meaning "dove", "pigeon". ... [more]
POMERANTZ     German
Occupational name for an importer or seller of bitter (Seville) oranges, Middle High German pomeranz (medieval Latin pomarancia, composed of the elements arancia, the name imported with the fruit.
POMERANTZ     Jewish
From the Yiddish word pomerants "orange"
POMEROY     English
From an English surname meaning "dweller by the apple orchard".
POMPEI     Italian
Habitational name from a place called Pompei in Naples province. Or a patronymic or plural form of POMPEO.
POMPEO     Italian
From the Italian given name POMPEO.
POMPEY     French, English
Variant of Italian POMPEI.
PONCE     Spanish, English
The Ponce name was carried into England after the migration from Normandy following the Norman Conquest of 1066.'Ponce' is derived from 'Ponsoby',a place in Cumberland, where the family settled. The Ponce motto is 'Pro rege, lege grege' meaning "For the King, law, and people"
PONDEXTER     English
Variant of Poindexter.
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Poniatowa.
PONOMARENKO     Russian, Ukrainian
Common Russian and Ukrainian last name meaning church bell ringer.
PONOMAREV     Russian
Derives from Slavic "пономарь"- Sexton.
PONTIFF     French
Means "bridge builder". Comes from the French word pont, which means bridge. ... [more]
PONTON     Scottish
First recording of surname in scotland in 1306 in the town of Ayr Scotland. I have many links showing ties to Scotland.
POOK     English
Pooke was the original version... [more]
POOL     English
Topographic name for someone who lived near a pool or pond, Middle English pole (Old English pōl), or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Poole in Dorset, South Pool in Devon, and Poole Keynes in Gloucestershire.
POOM     Estonian
Poom is an Estonian surname meaning "beam".
POON     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Pan (2).
POOPUU     Estonian
Poopuu is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "poom" ("beam") "puu" ("wood" or "tree").
PÖÖR     Estonian
Pöör is an Estonian surname meaning "crossbar" and "fall bar".
POP     Romanian
A variant of the surname Popa.
POPA     Romanian
Means "priest" in Romanian.
POPALZAI     Pashto
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from Persian پوپل‎‎ (pupal) meaning "betel nut". The Popalzai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Durrani in Afghanistan and parts of Pakistan.
POPOOLA     Yoruba
"The way of the rich man" or "The way of prosperity"
POPOVIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of a priest''.
POPP     German, English
From a Germanic personal name Poppo, Boppo, of uncertain origin and meaning, perhaps originally a nursery word or a short form of for example Bodobert, a Germanic personal name meaning ‘famous leader’... [more]
POPPE     German
German form of "Pope", meaning father.
PÖPPEL     South German, German
Comes from a pet form of the personal name Popp.
POPUCHET     French
Wise and classy
PORCARO     Italian
From Italian porcaro "swineherd".
POROSHENKO     Ukrainian
The surname of the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko.
PORRIN     Italian
Americanized form of Perino.
PORTERA     Italian
Occupational name for a female servant, from Spanish portera.
PORTNOY     Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Occupational name for a tailor from Russian portnoj (an adjective derivative of port "uncut cloth").
PORTUGAL     Spanish, Portuguese, English, Catalan, French, Jewish
Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English, French, and Jewish surname meaning ethnic name or regional name for someone from Portugal or who had connections with Portugal. The name of the country derives from Late Latin Portucale, originally denoting the district around Oporto (Portus Cales, named with Latin portus ‘port’, ‘harbor’ + Cales, the ancient name of the city)... [more]
POSADA     Italian
Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Posada, from posada ‘halt’, ‘resting place’. ... [more]
POSAVEC     Croatian
Denotes a person living in Posavina, an area that is adjacent or near the Sava river in Croatia.
POSEY     English, French
Derived from the Greek word "desposyni." The Desposyni is a term referring to a group of people that are allegedly direct blood relatives to Jesus. They are mentioned in Mark 3:21 and Mark 3:31. American actress Parker Posey is a famous bearer.
POSSI     ?
POSSY     ?
POST     Low German, Danish, Dutch
Topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.
POSTHUMUS     Dutch, Low German
From a personal name which was given to a posthumous child, i.e., one born after the death of his father, derived from Latin postumus "last, last-born" (superlative of posterus "coming after, subsequent") via Late Latin posthumus, which was altered by association with Latin humare "to bury", suggesting death (i.e., thought to consist of post "after" and humus "grave", hence "after death"); the one born after the father's death obviously being the last.
POSTMA     Frisian
Frisian variant of the Dutch and North German surname Posthumus.
POSY     English
Variant of Posey
POTEET     English, French
From the French name Pottet, which is derived from pot meaning "pot", originally a name for a potter.
POTHIER     English
One of the Many spellings of Pottier
POTOCKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Potok, Gmina Szydłów.
POTOČNIK     Slovene
Means ''near a stream'' from potok ''stream''.
POTTIER     French
A variant of the french word for potter, potier.... [more]
POTUHERA     Sinhalese (Rare)
Possibly from Pothuhera, the name of a town in Sri Lanka.
POTULICKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 Greater Polish villages named Potulice.
POULTON     English
English surname that means "settlement by a pool".
POUY     French
POWALSKI     English (American)
Surname of Leon Powalski from the Star Fox 64 series.
POWIS     English
The English of Welsh Surname Powys, which derives from the place "Powys" in Wales.
POWYES     English
Unknown source. Surname of many early American pilgrims.
POZNANSKI     Polish, Jewish
Habitational name from the city of Poznan in west-central Poland, or possibly from other places of this name, in Katowice and Siedlce voivodeships.
POZO     Spanish (Caribbean)
Means "well", as in wishing well
PRADHAN     Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, Marathi, Assamese
From the Hindu title प्रधान (pradhan) meaning "major, prime", the equivalent to the title vizier.
PRADL     Hungarian, German (Austrian)
Meaning unknown. Possibly originating somewhere in Hungary.
PRÆST     Danish
From Danish præst meaning "priest".
PRAMANIK     Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit प्रामाणिक (prāmāṇik) meaning "genuine, authentic, credible".
PRAMANTELLU     Sardinian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune.
PRASAD     Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Odia, Kannada
From Sanskrit प्रसाद (prasadā) meaning "clearness, brightness, purity, graciousness", ultimately from प्रसद् (prasad) "to fall into the power of". In Hinduism and Sikhism, the term refers to a type of religious food... [more]
PRAT     English
Variant of Pratt.
PRATHER     Irish
The name Prather derives from the word Praetor which means leader or each of two ancient Roman magistrates ranking below consul.
PRATL     Hungarian
Possible variant of Pradl.
PRATS     Catalan
Habitational name from any of the numerous places in Catalonia called Prats, from the plural of prat ‘meadow’
PRAWDA     Polish
From the root Praw, meaning right. Prawda means "truth."... [more]
PRECHT     German
Variant of BRECHT.
PRECI     Italian
Italian origin. Native spelling is Preçi.
PREDA     Italian
Derived from the first name Prato, meaning "field, meadow".
PREECE     Welsh (Anglicized), English
Variant of PRICE. From Welsh ap Rhys meaning "son of RHYS". ... [more]
PREGLER     German
Nickname for a chatterer or grumbler, from an agent derivative of Middle High German breglen ‘to chatter’, ‘complain’, ‘yell’, ‘roar’.
means "good priest's glen" in Irish
PRENTICE     English
Derived from apprentice.
PREPON     Jewish
This is the surname of American actress Laura Prepon (born March 7, 1980).
PRESCOD     English
A cognate of Prescott.
PRESHAW     English (British, Rare)
This surname is a habitational name from a locality near Upham on the slopes of the South Downs. It is entirely within a private estate and has its own chapel.
PRESLEY     Scottish
From Persley, a small Scottish hamlet on the River Don, Aberdeenshire, now a suburb of the much larger city of Aberdeen, named perhaps with the Pictish word *pres-, meaning 'bushes' or 'undergrowth'.... [more]
PRESS     English, Jewish
A nickname for a pious individual from the Middle English form of "priest" or possibly someone employed by a priest. In the Jewish sense, one whose occupation was to iron clothes.
PRETO     Portuguese
comes from the Portuguese word preto meaning "black" or "dark". referring to someone with dark skin and/or hair. possibly a cognate of the spanish surname PRIETO
PREÜS     German
Variant spelling of Preüss.
PREÜSS     German (East Prussian)
Origin: From the New Latin 'Prussia', the Latin form used by Peter of Dusburg for the name of the region in the now-extinct language of its Baltic inhabitants, 'Prūsa'. Prussia (German: About this sound Preußen; Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Latvian: Prūsija; Lithuanian: Prūsija; Polish: Prusy; Old Prussian: Prūsa; Danish: Prøjsen; Russian: Пру́ссия) was a German kingdom and historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg... [more]
PREVOST     French, English
Derived from Old French prevost meaning "provost" (ultimately from Latin praepositus, the past participle of praeponere meaning "to place in charge") which is a status name for any of the various officials in a position of responsibility.
PREVOT     French
A prevot was a govenment position during the Ancient Régime
PREWITT     English
English surname meaning brave, valor.
PRIDEAUX     Cornish
Means "person from Prideaux, earlier Pridias", Cornwall (perhaps based on Cornish prȳ "clay"). The modern Frenchified spelling is based on the idea that the name comes from French près d'eaux "near waters" or pré d'eaux "meadow of waters".
PRIDMORE     English
unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Pridmore has long been a Leicestershire name.
PRIEDE     Latvian
Means "pine tree" in Latvian.
PRIEL     Hebrew
Means "the fruit of god"
PRIEST     English
Derived from the occupation priest, which is a minister of a church. It could also be a nickname for a person who is / was a priest.
PRII     Estonian
Prii is an Estonian surname meaning "free".
PRIKK     Estonian
Prikk is an Estonian surname meaning "(ship's) brig".
PRIM     Basque
PRIMAVERA     Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
From Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian primavera meaning "spring".
PRIMEAU     French
First found in Burgundy France.
PRIMROSE     Scottish
From the name of Primrose in Fife, Scotland, a place originally named Prenrhos, literally "tree-moor" in Welsh. This is the family name of the Earls of Rosebery.
PRINCE     English, French
Nickname from Middle English, Old French prince (Latin princeps), presumably denoting someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill.
PRINCIP     Bosnian, Serbian
Probably derived from Latin princeps "leader, initiator, prince", which itself was ultimately derived from primus "first" and capere "to take". The surname may thus have originated as a nickname for someone with a princely appearance, or for someone who was the illegitimate offspring of a prince... [more]
PRÍNCIPE     Italian, Spanish
From principe "prince, heir" (Latin princeps, genitive principis, from primus "first" and capere "to take"), applied probably as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces or for someone in the service of a prince.
PRIOR     English, Scottish, Dutch, German
Derived from Latin prior meaning "superior". It was used as an occupational surname for a prior, which is a head of a religious house, below an abbot.
PRIOR     Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mac an Phríora meaning "son of the prior".
PRIVETT     French, English, Welsh (?)
French, from the given name Privat (see PRIVATUS). Also an English habitational name from a place so named in Hampshire, derived from Old English pryfet "privet".
PROCIDA     Italian
Habitational name from Procida, one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy.
PROCTOR     English
proctor was originally used for the test examiner but later had been adopted as a suraname
PROCTOR     English
Occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour "steward" (reduced from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator "agent", from procurare "to manage"). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.
PRODAN     Romanian
Means "foster."
PRODANOVIĆ     Serbian
Means "son of Prodan".
PROKOFIEV     Russian
Means "son of PROKOFIY".
PROKOPENKO     Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name Prokopios.
PROOSA     Estonian
Proosa is an Estonian surname meaning "prose".
PROPHET     English, Scottish, French, German
Scottish, English, French, and German: nickname from Middle English and Old French prophete, Middle High German prophet ‘prophet’, ‘seer’, ultimately from Greek prophetes ‘predictor’, from pro ‘before’ + a derivative of phemi ‘to speak’... [more]
PROTZMAN     German
A habitational name for someone from any of various places in Lower Saxony, Brandenburg, and Luxembourg called Protz.
PROUST     French
Variant of the French nickname Preaux meaning "wise, worthy, valiant". A famous bearer is Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust--simply known as Marcel Proust--(1871-1922), a French author.
From the French word for the flower periwinkle. (pervenche) Brought to Canada from France in 1660 by Sebastien Provencher.
PROVOST     English, French
Derived from the Middle English provost; referring to the person who heads a religious chapter in a cathedral or educational establishment. It was also used as a nickname for a self-important person and is a French variant of Prevost.
PROZESKY     Polish
process or court case... [more]
PRUDHOMME     French, English, Norman, Medieval French
French (Prud’homme) and English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French prud’homme ‘wise’, ‘sensible man’, a cliché term of approbation from the chivalric romances. It is a compound of Old French proz, prod ‘good’, with the vowel influenced by crossing with prudent ‘wise’ + homme ‘man’... [more]
PRUE     English, French
English: nickname for a redoubtable warrior, from Middle English prou(s) ‘brave’, ‘valiant’ (Old French proux, preux).... [more]
PRUITT     English, French
French and English: nickname from a pet form of Old French proux ‘valiant’, ‘brave’, or ‘wise’ (see Proulx, Prue).
PRUNA     Spanish (Rare)
Possibly a habitational name from a place so named in Spain. It could also be derived from Catalan pruna "plum".
PRUSACZYK     Polish
means son of Eric
PRUSSEIT     German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German (and thus heavily Lithuanian influenced) name meaning "a Prussian".
PRUUL     Estonian
Pruul is an Estonian surname meaning "brewer".
PRYIMAK     Ukrainian
In Ukrainian means 'adoptee'
PRYTZ     Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian surname, possibly of German origin.
It literally means "quail".
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages in Gmina Ceków-Kolonia: Przespolew Pański or Przespolew Kościelny.
A derivative of 'Przybyla', ‘new arrival’, ‘foundling’, with the addition of the surname suffix -ski.
Comes from "przysługa" meaning "favor"
PSAILA     Maltese
Derived from the word bsajla, which means onion.
PTACEK     Czech
A name given to a small, birdlike individual, meaning literally "little bird".
PTÁK     Czech
Czech surname meaning "bird".
PTAK     Polish
Polish surname meaning "bird".
PUCHETA     Basque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Putxeta.
PUCHOL     English, English (American)
Puchol is name prominently used in the English culture. "Puchol" means "Little Bitch" and is generally associated with weakness. Studies show that the name and those who have it give cancer to others... [more]
PUCKETT     English
Of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Pocket(t), from a diminutive of Anglo-Norman French poque "small pouch", hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses and pouches or a nickname... [more]
PUDDEPHAT     English
From a medieval nickname for someone with a roly-poly physique (from Middle English puddy fat "round-bellied vat").
Form of Cooper, meaning barrell maker
PUDIWITR     Czech
Originally Pudivitr, or Pudivitrova(female only). V was switched to W when the family came to the U.S., though there are both names in the U.S.
PUDWILL     German
Of Slavic origin, habitational name from Podewils in Pomerania.
PUÈG-REDOND     Occitan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Provençal commune.
PUENTE     Spanish
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Puente, from puente ‘bridge’.
PUENTES     Spanish
Means "bridges" in Spanish. Originated from "puente". The surname was first found in the valley of the Trucios in the Basque region of Spain.However, families with this surname have been present in Catalonia for hundreds of years... [more]
PUERTO     Spanish
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Puerto, in most cases from puerto ‘harbor’ (from Latin portus ‘harbor’, ‘haven’).
PUETT     English (American)
Americinized form of Pütt.
PUGACHEV     Russian
From the nickname Pugach which is probably derived from Ukrainian пугач (pugach) meaning "owl". Following this etymology, the nickname was most likely given to someone who was wise or sensible (attributing to the owl as a symbol of wisdom).
PUGINA     Italian
Most likely derived from the feminine form of the Italian word pugno which means "fist".
PUHAR     Serbian (Modern, Rare)
The last name of the contestant Mirjana Puhar from America's Next Top Model, who originally was born in Serbia. She died on February 24, 2015, aged 19 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
PUHASMÄGI     Estonian
Puhasmägi is an Estonian surname meaning "pure mountain".
PÜHVEL     Estonian
Pühvel is an Estonian surname meaning "buffalo (wisent)" and "bull".
PUIU     Romanian
Derived from the name Puiu.
PUKK     Estonian
Pukk is an Estonian surname meaning "trestle".
PUKSPUU     Estonian
Pukspuu is an Estonian surname meaning "boxwood" (Buxus).
PULASKI     Polish
Polish (Pułaski): habitational name for someone from the Pulazie in Łomża Voivodeship.
PULEO     Sicilian
origin- common name found in Palermo in Scicily
PULIDO     Spanish, Spanish (Latin American)
Thought to have come through Cuba and Puerto Rico from Burgos, the capital of Castile in northern Spain in the 16th century. The name likely originated there in the 11th century. It means neat, polished, and clean.
PULLMAN     German
Variant of Puhlmann, itself a variant of Puhl.... [more]
PULSIFER     English
Probably a variant of Percival.
PULSIPHER     Italian (Anglicized)
from the nickname meaning "handsome man" of a member of the Italian Pulci family who settled in England around the time of the Norman conquest
PULVER     Low German, French, English
I comes from the Latin verb meaning "to make powder." This name was given to either an alchemist or one who made gunpowder.
PUMFREY     Welsh
Variant of Pumphrey.
PUMPHREY     Welsh
From Welsh ap Umffrey meaning "son of Humphrey".
PUMUPULA     Filipino
meaning "getting reddish"
PUNA     Estonian
Puna is an Estonian surname meaning "red".
PUNG     Estonian
Pung is an Estonian surname meaning "bud".
PUNTILA     Finnish
Origin from the House of Puntila in Finland. Notice; the famous finnish play "Mr. Puntila and his Man Matti" by Bertolt Brecht
PURDEY     English
Variant of Purdie (see Purdie on the given name site)
PURDIE     English
The first name Purdie is transferred usage of this surname, which means "by God" in Norman French.
PURDOM     English
English: metathesized variants of Prudhomme; the -ru- reversal is a fairly common occurrence in words where -r- is preceded or followed by a vowel.
PURDUM     English
Variant spelling of English Purdom.
PURI     Estonian
Puri is an Estonian surname meaning "sail".
PURJE     Estonian
Purje is an Estonian surname derived from "purjetama", meaning "sail".
PURO     Finnish (Rare)
From the Finnish word puro, meaning "a brook".
PURPLE     English
Nickname for someone wore purple clothing or has a purple complexion
PURVIANCE     Scottish
Materials collector for the Crown. Materials that may be used as tax or in war. Similar to the system of purveyance. Approximately 1100's , southwest Scotland.
PURVIS     Scottish
Probably means "person in charge of buying supplies for a large household" (from Middle English purveys "provisions").
PURZYCKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 Masovian villages: Purzyce, Purzyce-Rozwory, or Purzyce-Trojany.
PUȘCAȘ     Romanian
Cognate of Puskás.
PUSCHAT     German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German (and thus heavily Lithuanian influenced) surname derived from Lithuanian pušaite "(young) pine tree", which - allegedly - used to be a term of endearment for a young girl.
PUSEY     English
Habitational name from Pusey in Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire), so called from Old English peose, piosu ‘pea(s)’ + ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’, or from Pewsey in Wiltshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Pevesie, apparently from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Pefe, not independently attested + Old English ēg ‘island’.
PUSEY     French
Habitational name form Pusey in Haute-Saône, so named from a Gallo-Roman personal name, Pusius, + the locative suffix -acum.
PUTENIS     Latvian
Means "blizzard".
PUTIN     Russian
Means "of the path", derived from Russian путь (put) meaning "road, way, path" combined with -ин (-in), a possessive suffix.... [more]
PÜTT     German
Habitational name from any of several places so named in Rhineland, Westphalia, and Pomerania, but in most cases a topographic name from Middle Low German putte ‘pit’, ‘well’, ‘puddle’, ‘pond’.
PÜTT     Estonian
Pütt is an Estonian surname meaning "tub" and "cask".
PUTTICK     English (British)
A variant spelling of the Sussex surname Puttock from the Village of Puttock, which itself derives from the Old English "Puttocke" a bird of prey, the kite. ... [more]
PÜTTSEPP     Estonian
Püttsepp is an Estonian name meaning "cooper" (literally, "tub smith").
PUTXETA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Abanto.
PUTZ     German
German for "plaster". Likely used to denote someone who manufactured plaster
PÜÜDJA     Estonian
Püüdja is an Estonian surname meaning "catcher".
PUUR     Estonian
Puur is an Estonian surname meaning "hutch" or "coop".
PUURAND     Estonian
Puurand is an Estonian surname meaning "tree beach/shore".
PUUSEPP     Estonian
Puusepp is an Estonian surname meaning "carpenter" (literally "woodsmith").
PUUST     Estonian
Puust is an Estonian surname meaning "treen" (small handmade functional household objects made of wood) or "wooden".
PUUSTUSMAA     Estonian
Puustusmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "wooden (treen) land".
PUŽ     Croatian
Means ''snail''.
PYATKOV     Russian
Possibly from "pyat", meaning "five".
PYBURN     English (?)
Apparently from some lost or minor place so named. 1881 British census has 109; KH.
PYGALL     English (Hellenized, Rare)
From ancient Greek for rump, associations with prostitution across Europe, commonly given to illegitimate children of prostitutes, found especially in North East England and Nottinghamshire.
PYKE     English
Most likely originates from the words pike (the weapon or the fish), having to do with fishermen or soldiers, or pick, having to do with miners or somebody who tills the ground.
PYNDT     Danish (Rare)
Variant of Pynt.
PYYS     ?
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