Submitted Surnames Starting with T
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
TURKSTRA - Meaning: From the town of "Turkeye". Turkeye is a small town within Zeelandic Flanders in the western part of Netherlands. This family names was given to persons originating from the village.
TURNEY English, Norman
Habitational name from places in France called Tournai, Tournay, or Tourny. All named with the pre-Roman personal name TURNUS
and the locative suffix -acum
Origin unidentified ('Dictionary of American Family Names': "1881 census has 0, Not in RW, EML"), perhaps from the Italian surname Tarantino
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the Comarca of Calatayú.
From 'turku', an archaic word for a marketplace (tori in modern Finnish), and the common surname suffix 'nen'.
TUTTLE English, English (American), Irish
Derived from the Old Norse given name Þorkell
, derived from the elements þórr
) and ketill
"cauldron". The name evolved into Thurkill
in England and came into use as a given name in the Middle Ages... [more]
Derived from Mongolian түвшин
meaning "level" and баяр
meaning "celebration"; means "level of celebration". Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar is a Mongolian judoka and Olympic medalist.
Norwegian habitational name derived from Old Norse þveit
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 Greater Polish villages: 2 named Twardowo or 1 named Twardów.
Possibly derived from TWEEDY
perhaps originating from the area around the River Tweed
. Most common in England around the Lincolnshire
area, but also found in Yorkshire
. There are also people called TWIDDY in the USA who probably emigrated from England or the Scottish Borders originally.
English habitational name from any of the numerous places named Twyford, for example in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, and Norfolk, from Old English twi-
‘double’ + ford
Means "German" in Swedish. It probably started out as a nickname for someone who had immigrated from Germany or for someone who had German ancestry. It could also be a 'soldier name' and refer to the military unit someone belonged to... [more]