Submitted Surnames Starting with S
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English Surname (mainly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream in a marsh or in a hollow, from Middle English syke ‘marshy stream’, ‘damp gully’, or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, in Lancashire and West Yorkshire.
SYMERE English (American, Rare)
Name of unknown origin, typically used in the United States. It is best known as the real first name of American rapper Lil Uzi Vert.
SYNGE English (British)
First found in Shropshire where they had been anciently seated as Lords of the Manor of Bridgenorth, from the time of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 A.D.
Either (i) from the medieval male personal name Syred
(from Old English Sigerǣd
, literally "victory-counsel"); or (ii) from the medieval female personal name Sigerith
(from Old Norse Sigfrithr
, literally "victory-lovely").
This indicates familial origin within Sytkowo, a neighborhood in Poznań (the Greater Polish capital).
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Szamotuły.
Ethnic or regional name for a German speaker from Transylvania or Szepes, etymologically a derivative of German SACHS
Habitational name from places called Szeliga
. It is not clear whether there is any connection with the Polish vocabulary word szeliga ‘coat-of-arms’.
Hungarian meaning either from the county of Szilágy or of the noble clan of Szilagyi. County Szilagy was ceded to Romania in 1920 by the Treaty of Trianon.
Polish pronunciation is "sh-MAHN-dah" and Hungarian pronunciation is "s-MAHN-dah".
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Szołdry.
This indicates familial origin within the Podlachian village Szpakowo.
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages named Szurkowo.
Habitational name for someone from Szymanów, Szymanowo, or Szymanowice.
The surname Szymanski is a locative name from either of two places called Szymany in Poland, in Konin and Ƚomza voivodeships.