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SHARP     English
Nickname from Middle English scharp "keen, active, quick".
SHARPE     English
Variant of Sharp.
SHARPIN     English
Variant of Sharp.
SHARPLIN     English
Variant of Sharp.
SHARPLING     English
Variant of Sharp.
SHARPTON     English
Habitational name from Sharperton in Northumberland, possibly so named from Old English scearp "steep" and beorg "hill", "mound" and tun "settlement".
SHASTEEN     English (American, Modern)
A derivative Chastain.... [more]
SHATNER     German (Anglicized), Jewish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Schattner. A notable bearer was Canadian actor William Shatner (1931-), who is known for his roles as Captain James T. Kirk in 'Star Trek', T.J. Hooker in 'T.J. Hooker', Denny Crane in 'Boston Legal', and the Priceline Negotiator in Priceline.com commercials.
SHAULIS     Lithuanian
Occupational name from Lithuanian šaulys ‘rifleman’.
SHEARD     English
English surname which was originally from a place name meaning "gap between hills" in Old English.
SHEARER     English, Scottish, German
From Germanic schere, 'to shear', so was most likely a nickname for a person who sheared sheep.... [more]
SHEBANI     Arabic (Maghrebi), Northern African
From the name of an Arab tribe which in turn is derived from Arabic شيب (šīb) meaning "white hair, grayness" or "cold, snow" (chiefly found in Libya).
SHEEHAN     Irish (Anglicized, Archaic)
From irish "O Siodhachain" meaning "descendant of Siodhach" - peaceful or gentle, courteous.
SHEEN     English
Meaning unknown, though possibly a variant of Sean. A famous bearer of the surname is actor Charlie Sheen.
SHEEPSHANKS     Scottish
From a medieval Scottish and northern English nickname for someone with a strange or awkward way of walking (literally "sheeplegs").
SHEFFIELD     English, English (British)
A surname which named after an city in England.... [more]
SHEHADEH     Arabic
Shehadeh is a personal name based on the Arabic shahadah 'testimony', 'belief in Islam'.... [more]
SHEIKH     Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Assamese, Urdu, Marathi, Pakistani, Somali, Arabic, Persian, Punjabi
From the Arabic شَيْخ (šayḵ) meaning "chief, chieftain, head, patriarch"; used as title for a political or spiritual leader of a community.
SHELDON     English
From an Old English place name meaning "valley with steep sides".
SHELDRAKE     English
From a medieval nickname for a dandyish (showy) or vain man, from Middle English scheldrake, the male of a type of duck with brightly-coloured plumage (itself from the East Anglian dialect term scheld "variegated" combined with drake "male duck").
SHELL     American
Posibly from the given name Shell.
SHEMTOV     Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good name", derived from Hebrew שם (shem) means "name" and טוב (tov) means "good".
SHEN     Chinese
From Chinese 沈 (shěn) which refers to the ancient state of Shen (Shěn) during the Zhou dynasty located in the present-day province of Henan.
SHEN     Chinese
From Chinese 申 (shēn) meaning "to extend, to stretch", also referring to the ancient Chinese state of Shen (Shēn) during the Zhou dynasty.
SHEN     Chinese
From Chinese 慎 (shèn) meaning "cautious, acting sincerely, with care". This particular form is far less common than the other two "Shens".
SHEPERD     English
Spelling of Shepherd.
SHEPTITSKIY     Ukrainian
This indicates familial origin with the village of Sheptychi in Ukraine, which, as of February 2017, is located within Sambir Raion in the Lviv Oblast.
SHERESHEVSKY     Russian, Jewish
Russian and Jewish surname.
SHERKHANZAI     Afghani
Meaning "son of Sherkhan" in Pashto. Sherkhan itself means "lion king" in Persian. This surname is found among Afghans belonging to the Barech, one of the Durrani Pashto tribes.
SHERRARD     English
Probably from a medieval nickname based on Middle English shere "bright, fair", with the derogatory suffix -ard.
SHERWIN     English
English: nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’ + wind ‘wind’.
SHERWOOD     English
Means bright wood.... [more]
SHERZAI     Pashto, Afghani
Variant transcription of Shirzai.
SHEVELEV     Russian
Derived by means of suffix "-ev" from Old Slavic verb sheveliti (se) meaning to make noise, to whirr, to rustle, to whistle, to wander. Initially it designated someone bold, daring, hardy, spirited.
SHIBATA     Japanese
From the Japanese 柴 (shiba) "brushwood," "firewood" or 芝 (shiba) "turf grass" and 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy" or 多 (ta or da) "many."
SHIBUYA     Japanese
From the Japanese 渋 (shibu) "unripe persimmon juice" and 谷 (ya or tani) "valley." This is also the name of an area in South-Western Central Tokyo, famous for its road crossing.
SHIELD     English
Metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from Middle English scheld "shield" (Old English scild, sceld).
SHIEMKE     German, Polish, Slavic
Americanized spelling of Kashub Name: "Shiemke" Root Name: "Schimke" "Szymek" or "Szymko" ... [more]
SHILEWA     ?
SHIM     Korean
Korean: there is only one Chinese character for the surname Shim. Some sources indicate that there are 63 different Shim clans, but only six can be documented. Each of these clans claims a different founding ancestor... [more]
SHIMA     Japanese
From Japanese 島 (shima) meaning "island".
SHIMAMOTO     Japanese
From Japanese 島 (shima) meaning "island" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
SHIMAMURA     Japanese
From the Japanese 島, 嶋 or 嶌 (shima) "island" and 村, 邑 or 邨 (mura) "village."
SHIME     Japanese
This surname is used as 七五三, 志免 or 志馬 with 七 (shichi, nana, nana.tsu, nano, shi) meaning "seven", 五 (go, itsu, itsu.tsu, me) meaning "five", 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 志 (shi, kokorozashi, kokoroza.su, shiringu) meaning "aspire, hopes, intention, motive, plan, resolve, shilling", 免 (men, manuka.reru, manuga.reru, me) meaning "dismissal, excuse" and 馬 (ba, uma, -uma, ma, me) meaning "horse."... [more]
SHIN     Korean
There are three Chinese characters for the Shin surname. Between these three characters, there are five different clans. Each Shin clan descends from a different founding ancestor. One of the Shin clans traces its origins to China... [more]
SHINDEN     Japanese
See Arata,this is simply the formal pronunciation.
SHINGLER     English
An occupational name for someone who laid wooden tiles, or shingles on roofs, an agent derivative Middle English schingle ‘shingle’. ... [more]
SHINKAI     Japanese
From Japanese 深 (shin) "deep" or 新 (shin) "new" combined with 海 (kai) "sea".
SHINMAR     Ancient Hebrew (Hellenized, Archaic, ?)
'Shin'; literally translated as 'god', 'crown'. 'Mar'; Hebrew translation for 'master'. Used by Ancient Hebrew descendants/Jews still existing in Middle East & India. Also a city that exists in West Punjab with majority Hebrew/Jews & synagogues.... [more]
SHINN     English
Metonymic occupational name for a Skinner, from Old English scinn, Middle English shin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’. In Middle English this word was replaced by the Norse equivalent, skinn.
SHINOBU     Japanese
Shinobu is a Japanese name meaning "recall" or "endurance."
SHINODA     Japanese
From Japanese 篠 (shino) meaning "rope" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice field".
SHIPLEY     English (Rare)
English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.
SHIRAI     Japanese
From the Japanese 白 (shira or shiro) "white" and 井 (i) "well."
SHIRZAI     Pashto, Afghani
Means "son of Sher", from the given name Sher combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son".
SHISHANI     Chechen, Arabic
Means "Chechen" in Arabic. It is a common surname among the Chechens in the Arab world and the United States.
SHISHIDO     Japanese
Japanese: habitational name taken from a district in Hitachi (now Ibaraki prefecture), written with a variant character for ‘flesh’ and ‘door’. It is found mostly in northeastern Japan.
SHISHIGAMI     Japanese
A Japanese surname meaning "deer god".
SHIVAZA     Kyrgyz, Dungan
Means "the tenth child" in Dungan. A famous bearer is Iasyr Shivaza (1906–1988), a Soviet-Dungan poet.
SHIVAZY     Dungan
Variant of Shivaza.
SHIVERS     Irish
Irish variant of Chivers.
SHKREBNEV     Russian (Rare)
A bearer is Lyudmila Shkrebneva, the former wife of Russia's current president, Vladimir Putin.
SHNAYDERMAN     Yiddish
It literally means "snitherman".
SHO     Japanese
Japanese name meaning "to fly/soar" or "wind instrument".
SHOAF     American
Origin is unknown but it is the surname of American Rachel Shoaf who is a convicted murderer.
SHOCKLEY     English
(i) perhaps "person from Shocklach", Cheshire ("boggy stream infested with evil spirits"); (ii) perhaps an anglicization of Swiss German Schoechli, literally "person who lives by the little barn"
SHOEN     German (Anglicized), Jewish
Americanized spelling of German or Ashkenazic Jewish Schön or Schoen.
SHOJI     Japanese
From the Japanese 庄 (sho) "level" and 司 (shi or ji) "director," "official."
SHONKWILER     German (?), Dutch (?)
German or Dutch?
SHOPA     Ukrainian
Jewish, found in Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Native spelling is Шопа.
SHOSHAN     Hebrew
Variant of Shushan.
SHOWECKER     German
Variant of Schauwecker
SHOYU     Japanese (Rare)
Shoyu is made up of two kanji and literally means "Soy Sauce". There is no notable person with this last name. -------You can remove this of course: If you were to research "Shoyu surname" on Google, all you'll see is ramen at first,but eventually you'll see "Butterflyblue",the blog where it talked about odd Japanese surnames.
SHŌZŌ     Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 宗 (shuu, sou, mune) meaning "origin, religion, sect" and 像 (zou) meaning "figure, image, picture, portrait, statue."... [more]
SHPIGL     Yiddish
Yiddish form of Spiegel.
SHPILBARG     Yiddish
Yiddish form of Spielberg.
SHRADER     English
Variant of SCHRADER.
SHRAPNEL     English
A different form of Carbonell. Shrapnel (i.e. metal balls or fragments that are scattered when a bomb, shell or bullet explodes) is named after General Henry Shrapnel (1761-1842), a British artillery officer who during the Peninsular War invented a shell that produced that effect.
SHRESTHA     Nepali
Means "most excellent" or "noble" in Nepali, derived from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (śreṣṭha) meaning "excellent, best".
SHROPSHIRE     English
Regional name from the county of Shropshire, on the western border of England with Wales.
SHTEYNFELD     Yiddish
It means "stone field".
SHTEYNHOYZ     Yiddish
It literally means "stonehouse".
SHUBIN     Russian
Derived from Russian шуба (shuba) meaning "coat, fur coat".
SHUCK     English
Origin uncertain; perhaps a nickname from Middle English schucke "devil, fiend".
SHUFFLEBOTTOM     English
Meaning: "From a sheep valley"
SHULMAN     Jewish
It is a Jewish-Polish surname that first appeared around 1090. It means Rabai, Gabbai, or Shamash. These are occupations that take place in a Shul-Synagogue. Shul is the Yiddish word for Synagogue. The name litterally means 'man that goes to the Synagogue'.
SHULTS     Jewish (Anglicized, Rare)
The name Shults comes from one of those ancient dukedoms, territories and states that would eventually form a part of present day Germany. At its birth in the Middle Ages, it was used to indicate someone who worked as a town-mayor derived from the medieval name "Schultheis" which has the same meaning.... [more]
SHURGOT     Polish, English (American)
Americanized spelling of Szurgot.
SHVARTS     Jewish
Variant of SCHWARTZ
SHVARTSEBORD     Yiddish
It literally means "black beard".
SHWETS     Ukrainian
Variant of Shwetz
SHY     Various
SHYAMALAN     Indian (Rare), Malayalam (Rare)
Derived from the given name Shyamal or Shyama. This is the surname of Manoj "M. Night" Shyamalan (1970-), an Indian-American film director of Malayalam and Tamil ancestry.
SIAW     Akan
Meaning unknown.
SIDDIQ     Pakistani, Muslim, Arabic
From the Arabic word صدیق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend" or "truthful" (see Siddiqi or Siddiqui). It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
SIDDIQUI     Pakistani, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
From Arabic صدیق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend" or "truthful". It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
SIDDLE     English
Variant of Siddall.
SIDER     ?
SIDERIS     Greek
Greek reduced and altered form of the personal name Isidoros (see Isadore), altered by folk etymology as if derived from sidero ‘iron’ (classical Greek sideron), and hence regarded as an omen name: ‘may the child grow up to be as strong as iron’.
SIDHU     Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Sikh clan name derived from Sanskrit सिद्ध (siddha) meaning "accomplished, proven".
SIDOROV     Russian
Sidorov (Russian: Ñèäîðîâ) or Sidorova (feminine; Ñèäîðîâà) is a common Russian last name derived from the first name Sidor (Ñèäîð).
SIECK     German
The name is originally spelled "Siecke". Eric Siecke came from Norway and settled in Holstein, Germany in the year 1307. The final "e" was dropped by most of the family, though one branch still retains it... [more]
SIEGFRIED     German
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements sigi "victory" and fridu "peace". The German surname has also occasionally been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews.
SIEMIĄTKOWSKI     Polish
It indicates familial origin within in either one of a cluster of Masovian villages.
SIESZTRZEWITOWSKI     Polish
A polish surname which is mostly used in Poland and polish area.
SIET     Chinese
It is named after a Chinese General or Warrior.
SIEVERT     Low German, Dutch, Swedish
Derived from the given name SIVERT. A Sievert (Sv) is a unit measuring the effect of ionizing radiation on the human body (called equivalent absorbed radiation dose). It was named after Swedish medical physicist Rolf Sievert (1896 – 1966).
SIEVERTSEN     German
Patronymic of Sievert.
SIEWERT     German
Derived from the Frisian and Low German given name Sievert.
SIGRAH     Micronesian, Polynesian
In 2014, this was the most common surname in Micronesia.
SIGSWORTH     English
Originally denoting someone from Sigsworth Moor in North Yorkshire, England.
SIGÜENZA     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
SIGURÐARDÓTTIR     Icelandic
Means "daughter of Sigurður" in Icelandic. This surname is used as a patronymic. Its masculine counterpart is Sigurðsson.
SIGURÐDÓTTIR     Icelandic
Means "daughter of Sigurður" in Icelandic.
SIINGH     Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Variant of Singh.
SIKA     Akan
Meaning unknown.
SIKKENS     Dutch (Modern)
Son of Sikke (or Sikko)
SIKORA     Polish, Czech, Slovak
Sikora means titmouse in Polish.
SILBER     German, Jewish
From Middle High German "silber," meaning "silver." Metonymic occupational name for a silversmith, or often, in the case of the Jewish surname, an ornamental name.
SILBERMAN     German, Jewish
Variant of Silber, with the addition of Middle High German man meaning "man" or Yiddish man meaning "man".
SILBERSTEIN     German, Jewish
From Middle High German silber "silver" and stein "stone"; a habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria, or a topographic name.... [more]
SILK     English, Irish
English: metonymic occupational name for a silk merchant, from Middle English selk(e), silk(e) ‘silk’. ... [more]
SILL     English
English: from a medieval personal name, a short form of Silvester (see Silvester) or Silvanus (see Silvano).
SILLITOE     English
A different form of Shillito (which is 'a name of unknown derivation and meaning, probably originating in Yorkshire'), borne by British novelist, short-story writer and poet Alan Sillitoe (1928-2010).
SILVER     English
From Middle English silver "silver", hence a nickname for a rich man or for someone with silvery gray hair, or a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith.
SILVER     English
Topographic name from any of the various streams in different parts of England named with this word, probably from the silvery appearance of the water.
SILVESTRINI     Italian
Means "Little Tree" or "Little Woods." Derived from the given name SILVESTER.
SILVIO     Italian
From the personal name Silvio (Latin Silvius, a derivative of silva "wood").
SIM     Scottish, Dutch, Korean, Indonesian
Scottish and Dutch: from the personal name Sim, a short form of Simon.... [more]
SIMANTOV     Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good sign", derived from Hebrew סימן (siman) means "sign" and טוב (tov) means "good".
SIMBECK     German
Originates from the German prefix sim meaning "of the head" and the German word becka meaning "bull". When combined in this order, the meaning was "bull-headed", meaning stubborn and obstinant.
ŠIMENC     Croatian
Derived from the forename Šime.
ŠIMIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Šimo".
SIMIĆ     Serbian, Croatian (Rare)
Means "son of Simo".
ŠIMIČIĆ     Croatian
Šimičić comes from the name Šimun, which is the Croatian form of Simeon, which means flatter and/or listener.... [more]
SIMKIN     English
Means "little Sim", Sim being a medieval short form of Simon (cf. Simpkin).
SIMKIN     Jewish
Means "son of Simke", Simke being a diminutive of the Yiddish feminine name Sime (from Hebrew Simcha, literally "joy").
SIMM     German
A shortening of the given name Simon.
SIMMERS     English
English patronymic from Summer.
SIMONETTI     Italian
The name Simonetti originated from the personal name Simon, itself a derivative of the Hebrew name "Sim'on," from the verb "sama" meaning "to listen." Thus, the name Simonetti means "God has listened," referring to the gratitude of the parents who, having wished for a child, had their prayers answered.... [more]
SIMONI     Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Simone
SIMONIAN     Armenian
Patronymic from the personal name Simon.
SIMONIDIS     Greek
Variant of Simonides.
SIMONOVICH     Russian
Means "Son of Simon".
SIMPLETON     English
A name for someone who is simple, derived from old English.
SIMQU     ?
ŞIMŞEK     Turkish
From Turkish şimşek ''lightning''.
ŠIMUN     Croatian
Derived from the forename Šimun.
ŠIMUNDIĆ     Croatian
Means "son of Šimun".
ŠIMUNEC     Croatian
Means "son of Šimun".
ŠIMUNIĆ     Croatian
Means "son of Šimun".
ŠIMUNKOVIĆ     Croatian
Derived from the forename Šimun.
ŠIMUNOVIĆ     Croatian
Means ''son of Šimun''.
SIN     Chinese
Probably a variant of Shen or Xin.
SIN     Korean
Variant of Shin.
SINATRA     Italian
Comes from a personal name in Sicily and souther Calabria. The name was apparently in origin a nickname from Latin senator member of the Roman senate, Latin senatus, a derivative of senex ‘old’... [more]
SINCADU     South African (Rare)
Mzimkhulu, Bhaca
SINCLAIR     French
Derived from a Norman French place name meaning "Saint Claire".
SINCLAIR     Scottish (Anglicized)
Clan Sinclair is a Scottish clan, which held lands in the highlands; thought to have come to Scotland from France after the Norman invasion.
SINEATH     English, Irish
Variant of Sinnott. Not to be confused with the Irish first name Sinéad.
SING     German, Chinese (Cantonese), Indian
German: probably a variant of Seng. ... [more]
SINGER     German
variant of Sänger, in the sense of ‘poet’
SINGLETON     English
Habitational name from places in Lancashire and Sussex.
SINHA     Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi
From Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion".
SINNETT     English
Variant of Sinnott.
SINNOTT     English, Irish
From the medieval personal name Sinod (from Old English Sigenōth, literally "victory-brave").... [more]
SINTAS     French (Landes & Pryenees)
Found in the communes of Habas and Osages
SIONÓID     Irish
Gaelicization of Sinnott.
SIRIBOE     Akan
Meaning unknown.
SIS     Czech
Derived from German süss "sweet".
SISSELMAN     Yiddish
Possibly from German meaning "sweet man"
SISSON     English
metronymic from the medieval female personal name Siss, Ciss, short for Sisley, Cecilie, or possibly from a pet form of Sisley (with the old French diminutive suffix -on). variant of Sessions.
SIVELLE     French
A rare surname.
SIVERTSEN     Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
Patronymic of Sivert.... [more]
SIVERTSON     American
Americanized form of Sivertsen or Sivertsson.
SIVERTSSON     Swedish
Swedish cognate of Sivertsen.
SJÖBERG     Swedish
Combination of Swedish sjö "lake" and berg "mountain, hill".
SJÖBLOM     Swedish
Combination of Swediah sjö "lake" and blom "bloom".
SJOERDSMA     Frisian, Dutch
Derived from the Frisian given name Sjoerd combined with the Frisian surname suffix -(s)ma, which is most likely derived from Old Frisian monna meaning "men".... [more]
SJÖGREN     Swedish
Ornamental name comprised of Swedish sjö "lake" and gren "branch".
SJÖÖ     Swedish
Derived from Swedish sjö "lake".
SJÖSTRÖM     Swedish
Ornamental name composed of Swedish sjö "lake" and ström "stream, small river".
SJUNNESSON     Swedish
Means "son of SJUNNE".
SKARSGÅRD     Swedish (Rare)
Allegedly a habitational name derived from Skärlöv, a village located on the island of Öland, Kalmar County, Sweden. Famous bearers of this name are actor Stellan Skarsgård (b. 1951) and his actor sons Alexander (b... [more]
SKARSTAD     Norwegian
From a farm named Skarstad
SKAU     Norwegian
Means "Forest" in Norwegian.
SKAWINSKI     Polish
Habitational name for someone from Skawina in Kraków province.
SKELTON     English, German, Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from places in Cumbria and Yorkshire, England, originally named with the same elements as Shelton, but with a later change of ‘s’ to ‘sk’ under Scandinavian influence.
SKËNDO     Albanian
Ancestors of Skënderbeu
SKIBNIEWSKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Podlachian villages: Skibniew-Kurcze or Skibniew-Podawce.
SKIPWORTH     Anglo-Saxon
is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a locational name from Skipwith in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The placename was recorded as "Schipewic" in the Domesday Book of 1086; as "Scipewiz" in the 1166 Pipe Rolls of the county; and as "Skipwith" in the 1291 Pipe Rolls, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century "sceap, scip", sheep, and "wic", outlying settlement; hence, "settlement outside the village where sheep were kept"... [more]
SKLENÁŘ     Czech
Means "glassworker".
SKLORENKO     Ukrainian
Glassmakers son
SKLUEFF     Russian (Latinized, Rare, ?)
Means bird of prey. From Russia. Was changed by the government from Cellieic letters to Latin letters. Unknown if it was change in Russia or Harbin, Chun where they escaped Bolshevism.
SKOG     Norwegian, Swedish
Means "forest" in Norwegian and Swedish.
SKOV     Danish
Means "forest" or "woods" in Danish.
SKOWROŃSKI     Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Skowronów, Skowronna, or Skowronki, all named with Polish skowronek meaning "skylark".
SKRASTIŅA     Latvian
Feminine form of Skrastiņš.
SKRZYSZEWSKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Skrzyszew.
ŠKUDLÁREK     Czech
Nickname for a stingy person, from a derivative Czech škudil meaning "stingy","tight-fisted".
SKURA     Polish
Polish name meaning tanner.
SKUTNIK     Romanian
Derived from the historical term scutnic.... [more]
SKWIERCZYŃSKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within a cluster of 3 Podlachian villages: Skwierczyn-Dwór, Skwierczyn Lacki, & Skwierczyn-Wieś.
SKYE     English (Anglicized, Rare)
Originates from the Isle of Skye in Scotland.
SKYRING     English
originated around London home counties,... [more]
SKYWALKER     Popular Culture
The surname of Anakin and Luke Skywalker from the film series "Star Wars". Presumably derived from the two English words sky and walk.
SLACK     English, Dutch, Scottish
English and Dutch: nickname for an idle person, from Middle Dutch slac, Middle English slack, ‘lazy’, ‘careless’. ... [more]
SLANIUS     ?
Descendent of Royalty.
SLATE     English
Occupational name for a slater, from Middle English slate, "slate".
SLATTERY     Irish (Anglicized, Modern)
Irish (Munster): reduced form of O’Slattery, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Slat(ar)ra ‘descendant of Slatra’, a byname meaning "robust", "strong", "bold".
SLEDGE     English
Sledge. Refers to a sledge as a sled.
SLIM     English
A characteristic name for someone noted for being thin.
SLIMANI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Slimane (see Solomon).
SŁODKI     Polish
It means "sweet" in Polish.
SLOJKOWSKI     Polish
Literally Means: ""Slow Cow Ski"" Family name created by the creation of a winter-sport in Poland/Germany, where for village entertainment, the local dairy farm would take their slowest (for reasons of safety) cows & place them on oversized set of snow ski's... [more]
SŁOMIŃSKI     Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masovian villages named Słomin.
SŁOMKOWSKI     Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Słomków, Słomkowa, or Słomkowo, all named with słomka meaning "little straw".
SLONIM     Jewish
Habitational name from Slonim, a city in Belarus.
SLOUGH     English
A very rare surname, possibly of German origins.
SLOVENSKY     Czech
Ethnic name for someone from Slovakia or who had connections with Slovakia.
SLOWINSKI     Polish
Habitational name for someone from Slowin in Gorzów voivodeship. From the adjective slowinski, denoting a member of the Slowincy, a Slavic people living in Pomerania.
SLUCKI     Belarusian
Means "of Sluck", a town in the Minsk region.
SLUITER     Dutch
Occupation name for a porter, or gatekeeper. Also an occupational name for someone who made and poured alcohol. "The one who pours the alcohol." - Middle Dutch Sluter. Compare to English Porter.
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