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REDMONDIrish
From the given name Redmond.
REDNERGerman
German: possibly a variant of Redmer, or an occupational name for a spokesman, Middle High German rednære.
REDPATHScottish, English
Habitational name from a place in Berwickshire, probably so called from Old English read ‘red’ + pæð ‘path’. This name is also common in northeastern England.
REDWOODEnglish
Name possibly derived from the colour of the bark of trees or the name of the town Reedworth between Durham and Devon
REEDIEstonian
Reedi is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "reeder", meaning "ship owner".
REEDUSOld English (Unknown, Modern, Rare, Archaic, ?)
Reedus is of unknown English origin.
REEKEstonian
Reek is an Estonian surname, possibly a corruption of "kreeK", meaning "damson".
REEKIEScottish
Perhaps "person from Reikie", Aberdeenshire, or from a different form of the Scottish male personal name Rikie, literally "little Richard".
REEPALUEstonian
Reepalu is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "ere" ("bright" or "vivd") and "palu" ("sandy heath" and "heathy woodland".)
REESELow German, Dutch, German
Nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.... [more]
REEVERGerman
Possibly an altered form of German Riefer, a patronymic from the personal name Rüef, a reduced form of Rudolf.
REGEVHebrew
Means "clod of earth" in Hebrew.
REGINATTOItalian
nato means "born" in italian... [more]
REGOPortuguese
Primarily Iberian, particularly Portuguese in origin. A topographic name for someone who lived by a channel.
REGRAGUIArabic (Maghrebi)
Of unknown meaning; predominantly found in Morocco.
REGUEIROGalician, Portuguese
The name originated in Ourense (Galicia) in the 14th Century. It´s literal meaning in Portuguese is river. It is a surname referring to a person who lived near a river or water source.
REHAEstonian
Reha is an Estonian surname meaning "rake".
REHEMAAEstonian
Rehemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "threshing land".
REHIEstonian
Rehi is an Estonian surname meaning "threshing barn".
REIEstonian
Rei is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "reis", meaning "travel" and "journey".
REICHSTEINGerman
Habitational name from places named Reichstein (in Saxony) or Reichenstein (in Rhineland, Schleswig-Holstein, and Württemberg).
REIMERGerman
From a Germanic personal name, a reduced form of Reinmar, composed of the elements ragin "counsel" + mari, meri "fame".
REIMERSGerman
North German variant of REIMER.
REIMETSEstonian
Reimets is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "raie" ("cutting" and "felling trees") and "mets", meaning forest.
REINBOLDGerman
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin "counsel" + bald "bold", "brave."
REINKINGGerman
Reinking is a German-derived surname meaning "one who is neat and tidy"
REINMAAEstonian
Reinmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "Rein's land". From the masculine give name "Rein" and "maa" ("land").
REINOEstonian
Reino is an Estonian surname, a variant of the masculine given name "Rein".
REINSALUEstonian
Reinsalu is an Estonian surname derived from "Rein" (a masculine given name) and "salu", meaning grove; "Rein's grove".
REISPortuguese
Means "kings" in Portuguese.
REISEGerman, Jewish
German (Westphalia) topographic name, from Middle Low German ris, res ‘swamp’. ... [more]
REISERGerman, Upper German
Habitational name for someone from Reis or Reissen in Bavaria (see Reis). An occupational name from Middle High German reisære ‘warrior’, ‘traveler’. ... [more]
REISNERJewish
Jewish (Ashkenazic) nickname for a traveler, from an agent derivative of German reisen ‘to travel’ (see Reise). Also a variant of Reis.
REISNERGerman
A habitational name for someone from a place called Reisen (for example in Bavaria), Reissen in Thuringia, or Reussen on the Saale river. A variant of Reiser Also from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German rise ‘veil’; perhaps an occupational name for someone who made veils.
REISSGerman, Jewish, French (Huguenot)
German: variant of Reis or from any of several Germanic personal names composed with ric ‘power(ful)’. Also from the French Huguenot forename Ris, rendered as Reis and Reiss.... [more]
REISSERUpper German
An occupational name for a woodcutter, Middle High German risser.
REISZDutch
Patronymic from a pet form of one of the Germanic compound names formed with ragin "counsel" as the first element.
REITHScottish (Anglicized), Irish
A Scottish surname of uncertain origin.... [more]
REKDALNorwegian
The name of people from the small town Rekdal in West-Norway. Former footballer Kjetil Rekdal (1968- ) is the most known person from there.
RELPHEnglish
From the Old French male personal name Riulf, of Germanic origin and meaning literally "power-wolf" (cf. Riculf).
REMISGreek, Dutch, German, Asturian
Greek from a medieval Greek personal name, Remis, a vernacular form of the personal name Remigius (see French Remy). ... [more]
REMMELGASEstonian
Remmelgas is an Estonian surname; a colloquial name meaning "willow".
REMMELKOOREstonian
Remmelkoor is an Estonian surname meaning "willow bark".
RENChinese
From the Chinese 任 (rèn) meaning "officeholder, postholder" or "to appoint, to assign".
RENAUDINFrench
From the given name Renaud.
RENDAItalian
Possibly a derivative of LORENZO.
RENDALLScottish, English
Variant of Randall. Habitational name from Rendall in Orkney. Possibly also an Americanization of Swedish Rendahl.
RENEHANIrish
Derived from Irish Gaelic, meaning "sharp- or star-pointed."
RENFREWScottish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic Rinn Friù, meaning "cradle of the Royal Stewards." It is derived from either the historical county of Renfrewshire in the west central lowlands of Scotland, or the town of Renfrew within both the historical and present-day boundaries of the county.
RENGELGerman (Swiss)
From a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with rang "curved", "bending"; "slender".
RENGELSpanish
Habitational name from a place called Rengel in Málaga province.
RENNAItalian
Variant of RENDA.
RENSDutch
From a reduced form of the personal name Laurens.
RENSHAWEnglish, Scottish
A habitational surname from any of the so-called or like-sounding places in the United Kingdom. These include Renishaw in Derbyshire, Ramshaw in Durham, the lost Renshaw in Cheshire and Radshaw in Yorkshire... [more]
RENTERÍASpanish
Spanish Castilianized variant of Basque Errenteria, habitational name from either of the two Basque towns called Errenteria in Gipuzkoa and Biscay provinces, Basque Country.
REPACSerbian, Croatian
means little tail
REPASSGerman (Swiss)
An Americanization of the Swiss Rippas. The first recorded person with this surname was from Ziefen, Switzerland.
REQUAGerman
Variant of Ricward, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + ward ‘guardian’.
REQUIROSOFilipino
Denoted a person from one of the various places of this name in Spain. Quirós, the place name, may derive from Galician queiroa meaning "heather".
RESENGerman
Unknown source.
RESHEFHebrew
From the given name Resheph.
RESTIVOItalian
From an Italian nickname derived from the dialectal word restivu meaning "uncommunicative, reserved".
RESTORICKCornish
Means "person from Restowrack", farm in Cornwall ("watery hill-spur").
RETASpanish
Castilianized variant of Basque Erreta, a habitational name from a town called Erreta in Navarre, Basque Country
REUSSERSwiss, German, Upper German
In Switzerland, an occupational name for a fisherman or maker of fish traps, from an agent derivative of Middle High German riuse ‘fish trap’, ‘weir basket’. A nickname from an agent noun based on Middle High German riusen ‘to moan or complain’... [more]
REVAZISHVILIGeorgian
Means "son of Revaz" in Georgian.
REVELLEnglish
From a medieval nickname for someone who is full of noisy enthusiasm and energy (from Middle English revel "festivity, tumult").
REVELSAmerican
from the surname Revel, a variant of Revell, a Middle English and Old French name referring to festivity
REVEREEnglish, French, Judeo-Italian
French: variant of Rivière, Rivoire, or Rivier, topographic name for someone living on the banks of a river, French rivier ‘bank’, or habitational name from any of the many places in France named with this word.... [more]
REXEnglish, German (Latinized)
English: variant of Ricks. ... [more]
REXHEPIAlbanian, Kosovar
From the given name Rexhep.
REYNASpanish
This could possibly be transferred use of the first name Reyna, which is a variant of Reina, and means "queen". This was ranked #987 for the most popular last names in the United states in 2010.
REYTBLATRussian
It's a Jewish last name, used by Jews in Russia and Ukraine mostly. Its not very popular, but its not a one-of-a-kind... [more]
REZAEIPersian
Derived from the given name Reza.
REZAIPersian
Variant transcription of Rezaei.
REZGUIArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic رِزْق (rizq) meaning "livelihood, subsistence, daily bread" (chiefly Tunisian).
REZNIKOVRussian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Jewish occupational name for a ritual slaughterer, derived from Yiddish reznik (of Slavic origin).
REZNORGerman
May be a variant of the German surname Reisner, a habitational name for someone from a place called Reisen (for example in Bavaria), Reissen in Thuringia, or Reussen on the Saale river.
RHEINGerman
From the German name for the River Rhine, denoting somebody whom lived within close proximity to the river. The river name itself comes from a Celtic word meaning 'to flow' (Welsh redan, 'run, flow').
RHINEGerman, French, English, Irish
A habitational name for an individual whom lived within close proximity of the River Rhine (see Rhein). The river name is derived from a Celtic word meaning 'to flow' (Welsh redan, 'flow').... [more]
RHODEAmerican
Comes from the state 'Rhode Island' in America
RIKorean
North Korean romanization of Lee (2).
RIAHIPersian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic رِيح (rīḥ) meaning "wind" or "smell, odor" (chiefly Tunisian).
RIALEnglish
Variant of Royle.
RIALEnglish
Variant of Ryle.
RIANIrish (Anglicized, Rare, ?)
An alternate spelling and pronunciation of Ó Riain, due to French influences after the progenitors of the family moved to France from Ireland.
RIBA DE NEIRAGalician
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Baralla, Comarca of Os Ancares.
RIBBECKGerman (East Prussian)
Possibly translates roughly to fish in some dialects.
RIBCHESTEREnglish
This name originates from the small village in Lancashire that shares the same name. Interestingly, most people with the name 'Ribchester' are in Lancashire, but a lot are also found in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
RICARDEZSpanish
Means "Son of Ricardo". Spanish form of Richardson.
RICCIARDIItalian
Patronymic from Ricciardo, a variant of the personal name Riccardo.
RICHARDSSONSwedish
Means "son of Rikard".
RICHEEnglish, French
English: variant spelling of Rich. ... [more]
RICHERSEnglish, German
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + hari, heri ‘army’. The name was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Richier, but was largely absorbed by the much more common Richard... [more]
RICHMONDEnglish
Habitational name from any of the numerous places so named, in northern France as well as in England. These are named with the Old French elements riche "rich, splendid" and mont "hill"... [more]
RICKELSGerman
Patronymic form of Rickel or possibly Richel. May have been derived from any of a number of Old German personal names including Richild (or the feminine form Richeldis) or Richold.
RICKENGerman
From a short form of any of the Germanic personal names composed with rīc "power(ful)".
RIDAMÄEEstonian
Ridamäe is an Estonian surname meaning "range hill".
RIDDELLScottish, English
From a Norman personal name, Ridel. Reaney explains this as a nickname from Old French ridel ‘small hill’ (a diminutive of ride ‘fold’, of Germanic origin), but a more probable source is a Germanic personal name derived from the element rīd ‘ride’.
RIDDICKScottish
A different form of Reddick ("person from Rerwick or Rerrick", Dumfries and Galloway (perhaps "robbers' outlying settlement")). A fictional bearer of the surname is Richard B. Riddick, (anti)hero of the 'Chronicles of Riddick' movies.
RIDEOUTEnglish
Means "outrider (a municipal or monastic official in the Middle Ages whose job was to ride around the country collecting dues and supervising manors)".
RIDGEEnglish
Topographic name for someone who lived on or by a ridge, Middle English rigge, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Ridge in Hertfordshire. The surname is also fairly common in Ireland, in County Galway, having been taken to Connacht in the early 17th century... [more]
RIDGEWAYEnglish
Comes from Middle English 'riggewey', hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a route or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Dorset, and Staffordshire.
RIDGWAYEnglish
Variant spelling of Ridgeway.
RIDOUTEnglish
A variant of the other surname Rideout.
RIECHERSGerman
German patronymic from Richard.
RIECKGerman
South German: from a pet form of the personal name Ru(o)diger, a compound of Old High German hrod ‘renown’ + ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ (see Roger). ... [more]
RIEGELGerman
From Middle High German rigel "bar, crossbeam, mountain incline", hence a topographic name or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word in Baden, Brandenburg, and Silesia; in some instances it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of crossbars, locks, etc.
RIEKGerman
German: variant spelling of RIECK.
RIESERSwiss, German
Alemannic form of Reiser. A habitational name for someone from Ries near Passau. Alemannic variant of Rüsser and Rüser, a variant of Reusser. Altered spelling of Riesser, a habitational name for someone from Ries(s), a region of Bavaria.
RIETHGerman
"reed" -- a tall, slender-leaved plant of the grass family that grows in water or on marshy ground.
RIETUMSLatvian
Derived from the word rietumi meaning "west".
RIFAIArabic
Elevation of all, honor and Glory... [more]
RIFKINJewish
Metronymic from the Yiddish female given name Rifke from the Hebrew given name Rivka (see Rebecca), with the addition of the Slavic suffix -in.
RIFKINDJewish
Variant of RIFKIN. The final element was changed due to the influence of the Yiddish noun kind "child" (German: "Kinder").
RIIELEstonian
Riiel is an Estonian surname meaning "cloth" or fabric".
RIISScandinavian
Nickname from ris 'twigs', 'scrub', or a habitational name from any of several places so named in Denmark. Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named Ris, from Old Norse hrís 'brushwood'.
RIIVIKEstonian
Riivik is an Estonian surname derived from Rivik, meaning "setting stick", "galley", and "assembler".
RIKIMARUJapanese
This surname is used as 力丸 with 力 (rii, riki, ryoku, chikara) meaning "bear up, exert, power, strain, strength, strong" and 丸 (gan, maru, maru.i, maru.meru) meaning "curl up, explain away, full, make round, month, perfection, pills, roll up, round, seduce."... [more]
RINJapanese
From Japanese 林 (rin) meaning "forest".
RINATOItalian
means "reborn" in italian
RINBAYASHIJapanese (Rare)
It's written like this: 林林,literally "Hayashi Hayashi", Hayashi means "Forest". This is because "Hayashi" is "Rin" in the Chinese reading called onyomi,and Hayashi is the Japanese,or kunyomi reading for "Forest".
RINDGerman
Probably a metonymic occupational name for a cattle dealer or butcher, from Middle High German rint meaning "cow".
RINDTGerman
Variant of Rind.
RINGELBERGGerman
From the mountain on which sat Castle Ringel.
RINGEREnglish
Derived from the occupation of "ringer" as in a bell ringer or a person who makes rings.
RINGGOLDGerman
Comes from Germanic ring "ring" or "assembly" and wald "rule"
RINNEEstonian
Rinne is an Estonian surname meaning "front" or "battlefront".
RIORDANIrish
meaning, "royal bard"
RIPPASGerman (Swiss)
The first recorded person with this surname was from Ziefen, Switzerland.
RIPPEREnglish
Means "maker, seller or carrier of baskets" (from a derivative of Middle English rip "basket").
RISTEstonian
Rist is an Estonian surname meaning "cross".
RISTESKIMacedonian
Son of Riste
RISTEVSKIMacedonian
Means "son of Risto".
RISTIKIVIEstonian
Ristikivi is an Estonian surname meaning "abeam" or "athwart stone".
RISTOJAEstonian
Ristoja is an Estonian surname meaning "across (abeam) creek".
RITAItalian, Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan
From the female personal name Rita, a reduced form of MargharitaMargaret’, chosen in particular in honor of a 15th-century Italian saint who bore the name in this form.
RITCHEnglish, German, German (Swiss)
1. English: variant spelling of Rich. ... [more]
RITCHINGSFrench, German, English
This surname has at least three distinct separate origins. ... [more]
RITSCHELGerman, History
Derived from Old High German hruod "fame". This was the maiden name of Magda Goebbels who was the wife of Paul Joseph Goebbels. Her husband was Nazi Germany's propaganda minister between the years 1933 and 1945... [more]
RITTENHOUSEGerman
Means "Knight House."
RITTMANGerman, English
From Middle High German "riet" and "mann", riet meaning reed.
RITZGerman
From a short form of the personal name Rizo, itself derived in part from Richard and in part from Heinrich (see Henry).
RIVASSpanish
Habitational surname for a person from any of the places named Rivas or Ribas.
RIVESFrench, Jewish
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Rive a back-formation from Rivke (see Rifkin).... [more]
RIVETFrench, English
French: from a diminutive of Old French rive ‘(river) bank’, ‘shore’ (see Rives).... [more]
RIVETTEnglish, French
English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle English, Old French rivet ‘small nail or bolt’ (from Old French river ‘to fix or secure’, of unknown origin).... [more]
RIVIEREFrench, French (Quebec), French (Acadian)
Possibly from the French word meaning "river"
RIXGerman
given to a person who resided near a hill, stream, church, or tree
RIZALMalay, Filipino
In the case of Filipino usage, the surname is claimed to be derived from Spanish ricial meaning "the green of young growth" or "green fields". A notable bearer is José Rizal (1861-1896), a Filipino nationalist and national hero.
RIZVANOVIĆBosnian
Means "son of Rizvan".
RIZZAItalian
Variant of Rizzo.
RIZZOTTIItalian
Variant of 'Rizzo', which means 'curly haired'
ROEnglish
Possibly a variant of Rowe.
ROANEIrish
Variant spelling of Rowan or possibly a variant of Ruane.
ROASCIOItalian (Rare)
Derived from Roascio, the name of a municipality in the province of Cuneo in the Piedmont region of Italy. The meaning of the municipality's name is uncertain, but since it is located in Piedmont and known as Roass in the Piedmontese language, the etymological origin of the name is most likely Piedmontese... [more]
ROASIOItalian
This surname originates from the Piedmont region of Italy. It is most likely derived from Roasio, which is the name of a municipality in that same region. The meaning of the municipality's name is uncertain, but since it is located in Piedmont and known as Roaso in the Piedmontese language, the etymological origin of the name is most likely Piedmontese... [more]
ROBSlovene
It probrably originates from the surname Robb, but we don't know for sure.
ROBBSEnglish
This possibly means "Son of Rob(ert)".
ROBERGerman
Variant of Röber (see Roeber).
ROBERTINFrench (Rare)
Derived from the medieval French masculine given name Robertin, which was a diminutive of the given name Robert.
ROBERTSSENEnglish
English variant of Robertsson.
ROBESONEnglish
This is possibly a variant of Robson.
ROBEYEnglish
From a medieval diminutive form of the given name Robert.
ROBICHAUXFrench
An altered spelling of Robichon or Roubichou, pet forms of Robert.
ROBINScottish, English, French, German
From the personal name Robin, a pet form of Robert, composed of the short form Rob and the hypocoristic suffix -in.
ROBINETFrench
Derived from the medieval French masculine given name Robinet, which was a diminutive (as the -et suffix indicates) of the given name Robin.... [more]
ROBINSEnglish
Southern English patronymic from the personal name Robin.
ROBINSSONSwedish
Means "son of Robin".
ROBOTNIKSlovak
The masculine form of "labourer" or "worker". Most famously used for Dr. Ivo Robotnik, the antagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series.
ROBYEnglish
From a medieval diminutive form of the given name Robert.
ROCACatalan
Habitational name from any of the numerous places so named, from Catalan roca "rock". This name is also Occitan.
ROCHALLYHungarian
from hungarian de Rozsalyi
ROCHALLYIHungarian
Probably from Italian Roccalli
ROCHESTEREnglish
Means "person from Rochester", Kent (probably "Roman town or fort called Rovi"). A fictional bearer of the surname is Mr Rochester, the Byronic hero of Charlotte Brontë's 'Jane Eyre' (1847).
ROCHMANJewish
Metronymic from the Yiddish given name RUCHEL + suffix man "man".
ROCKEnglish
Topographic name for someone who lived near a notable crag or outcrop, from Middle English rokke "rock" (see Roach), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rock in Northumberland.
ROCKEFELLERGerman
Means "from Rockenfeld." Some famous bearers include founder of the Standard Oil Company and philanthropist John Davison Rockefeller (1839-1937), and 41st Vice President of the U.S.A. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908-1979).
ROCKETTFrench
From the French "la roche," or "of the rock." Some family histories trace this back to French Hugenots (sp) who immigrated to England in the 1500's from the Normandy region of France.
ROCKMANGerman
Possibly a habitational name for someone from Rockau in Thuringia.
ROCKMANGerman, Jewish
Possibly an altered spelling of ROCHMAN.
ROCKWELLEnglish
Means "person from Rockwell", Buckinghamshire and Somerset (respectively "wood frequented by rooks" and "well frequented by rooks"). Famous bearers include American illustrator Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) and Utah pioneer Porter Rockwell (1813-1878).
ROĐAKCroatian
Derived from rođak, meaning "family relative".
RODÉAncient Greek
A man said it was a location.
RODELAGalician
Possibly habitational name from a place called Rodel (in A Coruña province, Galicia), derived from a diminutive of roda "wheel".
RODERICKWelsh (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch, originally a byname meaning "reddish brown".
RODHAMEnglish
From Roddam in Northumberland. The name is thought to have derived from Germanic *rodum, meaning 'forest clearing'.
RODIAItalian
Habitational name from Rodia, a locality in Messina, Sicily.
RODMANEnglish
It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Rodman is "renowned man". The most famous bearer of the surname is the basketball player Dennis Rodman
RODMANEnglish
The surname Rodman is an ancient English surname, derived from a trade name, "men who were by the tenure or customs of their lands to ride with or for the lord of the manor about his business". The most famous bearer of this name is the basketball player Dennis Rodman.
RODWELLAnglo-Saxon
Rodwell, an interesting name of Anglo-Saxon origin, is a locational surname deriving from any one of various places in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Kent, England. In English, the meaning of the name Rodwell is "Lives by the spring near the road"... [more]
ROEEnglish
Nickname for a timid person, derived from the Middle English ro meaning "roe"; also a midland and southern form of Ray.
ROENorwegian
Habitational surname for any of the several farmsteads named Roe or Røe, derived from the Old Norse ruð meaning "clearing".
ROEBERLow German
Habitational name from a place named Roben, for example in Thuringia or Schleswig. From a Germanic personal name based on hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’. Low German variant of Räuber and Rauber.
ROEHRENBAECKGerman
qwerftghyjkl
ROELEnglish, Spanish, Dutch, German
From the name Roeland, meaning "famous country".
ROELFSDutch
Means "son of Roelf".
ROELOFSDutch
Variant of Roelfs, meaning "son of Roelof".
ROELOFSEMAFrisian
Possibly meaning "son of Roelof". Variant of Roelofsma.
ROELOFSMAFrisian
Possibly means "son of Roelof".
ROESCHLAUBGerman (Rare, Archaic)
Comes from the Bavarian meaning 'Rustling Leaves'
ROGANIrish
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadhagáin ‘son of Ruadhagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of ruadh ‘red’.
ROGERScottish, English, North German, French, Catalan
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hrōd "renown" and gār, gēr "spear, lance", which was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Rog(i)er... [more]
ROGINJewish
Habitational name from any of various villages named Rogi or from Rogin, all in Belarus.
ROGIŃSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Rogi, named with meaning róg "horn".
ROHEMAAEstonian
Rohemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "green land".
ROHIEstonian
Rohi is an Estonian surname meaning "grass" or "pasturage".
ROHMEGerman
From the Germanic personal name Ruom (Old High German hruom ‘fame’), a short form of Ruombald and similar personal names containing this element.
ROHRGerman, Jewish
Topographic name for someone who lived in an area thickly grown with reeds, from Middle High German ror. Also a habitational name from one of the several places named with this word.
ROHRBACHGerman, German (Swiss)
German and Swiss German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Rohrbach (‘reed brook’ or ‘channel brook’) in many parts of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. It is a common surname in Pennsylvania.
ROHRLACHGerman (Rare), American
Form a place name, e.g., Rohrlach (Kreis Hirschberg) in Silesia (now Trzcińsko, Poland)
ROHRSENGerman
Unknown source.
ROHTEstonian
Roht is an Estonian surname meaning "veld".
ROHTLAEstonian
Rohtla is an Estonian surname meaning "near a veld".
ROHUMAAEstonian
Rohumaa is an Estonian surname meaning "grassland" and "meadow".
RÕIGASEstonian
Rõigas is an Estonian surname menaing "radish".
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