Submitted Surnames Starting with T

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TÕUGU Estonian
Tõugu is an Estonian surname meaning "half-blooded".
TOUILBINI Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Meaning unknown. A bearer is ABDELAZIZ Touilbini (1978-), an Algerian boxer.
TOUJOU Japanese
From Japanese 東 (tou) meaning "east" and 條 or 条 (jou) meaning "paragraph".
TOUNSI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic تُونِسِيّ (tūnisiyy) meaning “Tunisian”, ultimately from تُونِس (tūnis) meaning "Tunisia, Tunis". It can refer to a native of the country of Tunisia, someone from the city of Tunis (in Tunisia), or the Tunisian Tounsi dialect of Arabic.
TOURVILLE French
The name Tourville is a very old, and in one case, very famous name. One of the Marshall's of France was named Anne Hilarion de Cotentin de Tourville. This reads: Anne Hilarion of/from Cotentin, Comte (Count) of Tourville... [more]
TOUSSAINT French
Derived from the given name TOUSSAINT, which in turn is derived from Toussaint, the French name for the Christian feast day All Saints' Day (celebrated on November 1st every year)... [more]
TOUZANI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown; this surname is predominantly used in Morocco.
TOUZOV Russian
Female version is Touzova.
TOVEY English
From the Old Norse male personal name TÓFI, a shortened form of various compound names beginning with Thorf- or Thorv- (e.g. Thorvaldr), based on the name of the thunder god Thórr... [more]
TOW Scottish
Scottish: Variation of TULLOCH.... [more]
TOWE English
English variant of TOW.
TOWERS French
1. Variant of Tower, with later -s. ... [more]
TOWLES Scottish
“Towles” is not to be confused with “towels” - note the placement of the “les” vs. “els” — as this clarifies pronunciation.
TOWNLEY English
Habitational name for a person from Towneley near Burnley in Lancashire, itself from the Old English elements tun "enclosure, settlement" and leah "wood, clearing"... [more]
TOYA Japanese
From Japanese 斗 (to) “constellation” and 矢 (ya) “arrow”
TOYODA Japanese
Means "Abundant rice field"
TOYOGUCHI Japanese (Rare)
Toyo means "Abundant" and Guchi means "Mouth,Opening). Megumi Toyoguchi is a well-known radio personality and voice actress.
TOYONAGA Japanese
From Japanese 豊 (toyo) meaning "lush, abundant" and 永 (naga) meaning "eternity, a long time".
TOYOSAKI Japanese
From Japanese 豊 (toyo) meaning "abundant, lush, bountiful, plenty" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
TRAAT Estonian
Traat is an Estonian surname meaning "wire" or "strand".
TRABELSI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Originally indicated a person who came from the city of Tripoli in Libya. The city's name itself is of Greek origin meaning "three cities", from Greek τρι- (tri-) meaning "three" combined with πόλις (pólis) meaning "city".
TRAHAN French (Cajun), Welsh
From the Welsh name Trahern, derived from the Welsh family seat Trehaverne.
TRAIN English (British), English (Devon)
English (Devon): 1. metonymic occupational name for a trapper or hunter, from Middle English trayne, Old French traine ‘guile’, ‘snare’, ‘trap’. ... [more]
TRAINOR Irish
Reduced form of McTraynor, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thréinfhir "son of Tréinfhear", a byname meaning "champion, strong man" (from tréan "strong" and fear "man").
TRAMP German
The Tramp surname may be derived from the Middle High German word "trumpe," meaning "drum."
TRAORÉ Western African, Manding
Manding surname of unknown meaning and etymology. It is a common surname in Western Africa.
TRASS Estonian
Trass is an Estonian surname meaning "highway".
TRAUBE German
Means "grape" in German.
TRAUSCH German, Slavic, Low German, Luxembourgish
A nickname either derived from Trauschke, a nickname from Old Slavic drugu "companion", or from Middle Low German druus "sullen", "dour".
TRAUTWIG German (Modern)
From an Ancient German given name made of the name elements TRUD "strength" and WIG "fight"
TRAYLOR French
Assumed to mean "by the trail". May have originally been "Trouillart". Variations may include: Trail Traill Treil Trelly Teign Pentrail
TRAYNOR English
Derives from old English word 'trayne' which means to trap or to snare. Also an occupational name given to horse trainers. First found in Yorkshire, England in the 1300s.
TREACHER English
From a medieval nickname for a tricky or deceptive person (from Old French tricheor "trickster, cheat").
TREADWELL English
Occupational name for a fuller, a person who cleaned and shrunk newly woven cloth by treading it. It is derived from Middle English tred(en) "to tread" and well "well".
TREBILCOCK Cornish
Means "person from Trebilcock", Cornwall (apparently "dear one's farmstead"). The final -ck is standardly silent.
TREGORY Cornish (Anglicized, Rare), English (Rare)
This obscure British surname is a variant form of Tregury, which is an anglicization of the rare Cornish surname TREGURTHA.... [more]
TREGURTHA Cornish
A rare Cornish surname that derives its name from either the manor of Tregurtha in the parish of St. Hilary (located in west Cornwall) or from the hamlet of Tregurtha Barton in the parish of St. Wenn (located in central Cornwall)... [more]
TREI Estonian
Trei is an Estonian surname meaning "turn".
TREIAL Estonian
Treial is an Estonian surname meaning "turner".
TREICHEL German (Swiss)
Swiss German: from a word meaning ‘cow bell’, presumably a nickname for a cowherd or farmer, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made cow bells.
TREISALT Estonian
Treisalt is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "treima (turn)" and "salto (somersault)".
TRELLES Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Cuaña.
TREMAINE Cornish
Comes from the Cornish words "tre", meaning settlement and "men", meaning stone.
TRENFIELD English (Rare)
Relatives from Gloucestershire
TRENTADUE Italian
Trentadue, JOSEPH, Trentadue IRENE, Trentadue LEO, Trentadue EVELYN, Trentadue VICTOR, Trentadue CINDY, Trentadue STEVEN, Trentadue TYLER, Trentadue Winery... [more]
TRESSILLIAN English
Derived from a Cornish place name meaning "Sulyen's farmstead" (see Sulien).
TREU German, Jewish
From a nickname for a trustworthy person, from late Middle High German triuwe ‘loyal’. As a Jewish surname it is mainly ornamental.
TREUZ German
Derived from the town Trezzo sull'Adda in northern Italy, the name di Trezzo was used by a Milanese armourer family of the 14th century with the first known member being Bazarino di Trezzo, who was possibly also related to the Missaglia family of armourers... [more]
TREVELYAN Welsh, Cornish
Derived from a place-name which originally meant "farmstead ' trev' or Tref (town in Welsh) of Elyan".
TREVIÑO Spanish
Habitational name from either of the places so named in the provinces of Burgos and Santander.
TREVITHICK Cornish
Means "person from Trevithick", the name of various places in Cornwall ("farmstead" with a range of personal names). It was borne by British engineer Richard Trevithick (1771-1833), developer of the steam engine.
TREWIN Cornish
Habitational name from Trewin in Cornwall.
TREXLER German
It is derived from the Middle High German "Drehseler," meaning "turner," and was most likely initially borne by a turner or lathe worker.
TREZISE Cornish
Means "person from Trezise or Tresayes", Cornwall ("Englishman's farmstead").
TRI Vietnamese
An unexplained Vietnamese surname.
TRIANO Spanish
Possibly a habitational name from Triano, the Castilianized name of the Basque towns called Abanto and Urtuella, in Biscay province, Basque Country.
TRIỆU Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of ZHAO, from Sino-Vietnamese 趙 (triệu).
TRIFILETTI Sicilian
Topographic name from a diminutive of Greek triphyllon "trefoil".
TRIGGA English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of TRIGGS or TRIGG.
TRIGUEROS Spanish
Habitational name from places in Huelva and Valladolid named Trigueros, from a derivative of trigo ‘wheat’, or possibly triguero ‘corn merchant’. Nickname from triguero ‘dark blond’, ‘corn colored’.
TRIKAH Indian
Variant of Trikha.
TRILLO Spanish
It literally means "threshing board".
TRIMBLE English, Scottish, Northern Irish
A variant of Trumble, recorded in Northern Ireland since the 17th century.... [more]
TRIMBOLI Medieval Italian
Trimboli: Means: "prince of three valleys." Land or (spoils) were given to worthy soldiers for there efforts after conquest. Three valleys in Calabria were given to a soldier who will become known as Francesco Guytano Trimboli, the new perprieitor in an area near Plati, Italy, Calabria.
TRỊNH Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of ZHENG, from Sino-Vietnamese 鄭 (trịnh).
TRINIDAD Filipino, Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity.
TRINKET English, Popular Culture
Effie Trinket's surname: one of "The Hunger Games"'s trilogy character.
TRIPATHI Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Means "one that has studied three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (trí) meaning "three" combined with पाठ (pāṭha) meaning "recitation, reading, studying".
TRISKA Czech
Meaning "splinter" in Czech. Nathan Triska is a teenage celebrity born in 1999.
TRISKOVA Czech
Feminine form of TRISKA.
TRIVEDI Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (trí) "three" and वेद (véda) "Veda" or "knowledge".
TROEDSSON Swedish
Means "son of TROED".
TROFIMOV Russian
Means "son of TROFIM".
TROFTGRUBEN Norwegian
This last name is common in North Dakota.
TROI Popular Culture
Possibly a variant or corruption of TROY. A notable fictional bearer was the Star Trek: The Next Generation character Deanna Troi, who was the counselor aboard the USS Enterprise.
TROISE Italian
Possibly a regional name from Turgisius, Latin name of a Norman province of Sicily
TROISI Italian
Patronymic or plural form of TROISE.
TROLLE Swedish, Old Swedish
Swedish noble family. According to legend, an early ancestor killed a troll and that's how the family got its name. The family's coat of arms depicts a headless troll. The earliest known ancestor is Birger Knutsson Trulle (died approx... [more]
TROLLOPE English
Locational surname derived from Trolhop, the original name of Troughburn, a place in Northumberland, England. The place name means "troll valley" from Old Norse troll "troll, supernatural being" and hop "enclosed valley, enclosed land"... [more]
TROPOV Russian
From russian word tropa - "trail".
TROTSKY Russian
This surname means the Lithuanian city of "Trakai", a notable bearer of this surname was Leon Trotsky.
TROTT English
"Trott" is an early recorded surname of the 17th century in America. It is five hundred years older when linked to Medieval Britain.
TROTTER English, Scottish, German
Northern English and Scottish: occupational name for a messenger, from an agent derivative of Middle English trot(en) 'to walk fast' (Old French troter, of Germanic origin). ... [more]
TROW English
Nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English trow(e), trew(e) 'faithful', 'steadfast'.
TROY German, Jewish, French, Dutch
As a German and Jewish surname, it is and Anglicized form of TREU or a similar surname.... [more]
TROY Irish
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Troighthigh "descendant of Troightheach", a byname meaning "foot soldier".
TROYER German (Anglicized)
Surname common among the Amish and the Mennonites. It is the Pennsylvania German form of the German last name "Dreier", "Dreyer" or "Treyer". Hans Treyer, an early Anabaptist leader, died as a martyr of his faith in Bern in 1529... [more]
TRUAN Spanish
Means "Knave" or "Joker"
TRUE English
This surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and has three distinct possible sources, each with its own history and derivation. ... [more]
TRUEBA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous Castilian river.
TRUEDSSON Swedish
Means "son of TRUED".
TRUETT English
English habitational name from Trewhitt in Northumbria, named from Old Norse tyri ‘dry resinous wood’ + possibly an Old English wiht ‘river bend’.
TRUMBO French, German
French (Alsatian) form of German TRUMBAUER.
TRUMM Estonian
Trumm is an Estonian surname meaning "drum".
TRUMMEL Estonian
Trummel is an Estonian surname meaning "drum" and "barrel".
TRUMP English
Metonymic occupational name for a trumpeter, from Middle English trumpe "trumpet".
TRUMPET English
From the English word trumpet which is an instrument.
TRƯƠNG Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of ZHANG, from Sino-Vietnamese 張 (trương).
TRUONG Vietnamese
Simplified form of TRƯƠNG.
TRUSTY English
This is a late medieval occupation descriptive name given to a professional witness, in effect an early Solicitor, the name deriving from the Olde French "Attester" - one who testifies or vouches for a contract or agreement.
TRUSZKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Truszków in Lublin voivodeship.
TRUU Estonian
Truu is an Estonian surname meaning "faithful".
TRUUMEEL Estonian
Truumeel is an Estonian surname meaning "loyal/faithful minded".
TRUUMEES Estonian
Truumees is an Estonian surname meaning "faithful/loyal man".
TRUUP Estonian
Truup is an Estonian surname meaning "(chimney) flue" and "culvert".
TRUUVÄÄRT Estonian
Truuväärt is an Estonian surname meaning "true worth". Ultimately derived from German.
TRUUVÄLI Estonian
Truuväli is an Estonian surname meaning "faithful field".
TRUX German
Variant of DRUX.
TRYBUS Polish
Meaning: "corpulent man" "tripod"
TRZONOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Trzonów.
TSAI Chinese, Taiwanese
Variant transcription of CAI also used in Taiwan.
TSAI Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese variant of CHAI.
TSANG Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of ZENG.
TSAOUSSIS Greek (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
From the Greek meaning "peacock"
TSARITSYN Russian
Derived from the former city of Tsaritsyn, once known as Stalingrad and currently Volgograd.
TSARNAEV Chechen
Either derived from the Ingush nickname Царнай (Tsarnay) meaning "king" or from Chechen царна (tsarna) meaning "fire" or "them"; the first meaning is unlikely given that the title is not actually present in the Ingush language... [more]
TSARYOVA Russian
Someone who is a descendent of a person who worked for the Tsar or Emperor.
TSCHIDA German
Derived from the Czech word "třída," which means class, kind, category, grade, or avenue and place.
TSCHIDA German
The Germanic spelling of the Hungarian name Çsida. Derived from the Turkish word for rider, or man on horseback.
TSE Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of XIE.
TSENG Taiwanese, Chinese
Taiwanese transcription of ZENG.
TSERENOV Kalmyk
Means "son of TSEREN".
TSHABALALA African, Zulu, South African
Means "shooting star"
TSHERING Bhutanese
From Tibetan ཚེ (tshe) "life" and རིང (ring) "long".
TSHIRELETSO Tswana
From the given name meaning "protection" in Setswana.
TSIKUNIB Circassian (Russian)
Derived from Adyghe цӏыкӏу (c̣əḳ°) meaning "little" and ныбэ (nəbă) meaning "stomach, belly".
TSOSIE Navajo
From the Navajo suffix -tsʼósí meaning "slender, slim", originally a short form of a longer name such as kiitsʼósí "slender boy", hashkétsʼósí "slender warrior", cháalatsʼósí "slim Charlie", dághaatsʼósí "the one with a slender mustache", dinétsʼósí "slender man", or hastiintsʼósí "slender man".
TSOY Korean (Russian)
Russified form of CHOI used by Koryo-saram (ethnic Koreans living in the former Soviet Union).
TSUBO Japanese
See similar surname TSUBOI, for definition.
TSUBOI Japanese
Tsubo means "pot,vase" and "a Japanese unit of areal measurement". I means "well,pit,mine shaft". Bearers of this name are TOMOHIRO Tsuboi,a voice actor, and RYOUTARO Tsuboi from Sword Art Online, they each have different "tsubo" kanji from the other.
TSUCHIDA Japanese
From the Japanese 土 (tsuchi) "earth," "soil," 槌 (tsuchi) "mallet" or 津 (tsu) "harbour" and 知 (chi) "wisdom," "intellect" and 田 (da or ta) "rice paddy" or 多 (da or ta) "many."
TSUCHII Japanese
This is the same as DOI, it's just a different pronunciation.
TSUCHIYA Japanese
Tsuchi means "Earth, Ground" and Ya means "Valley".
TSUDA Japanese
Tsu means "Harbor, Seaport" and Da "Rice Patty, Field". Kentaro Tsuda is a voice actor and live actor.
TSUDZUMI Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as either 鼓 or 都積 with 鼓 (ko, tsudzumi) meaning "beat, drum, muster, rouse", 都 (tsu, to, miyako) meaning "capital, metropolis" and 積 (seki, tsu.mu, tsu.mori, tsu.moru, -dzu.mi) meaning "acreage, amass, contents, load, pile, up, stack, volume."... [more]
TSUDZURI Japanese (Rare)
This surname is be used as 綴 (getsu, tei, techi, tetsu, sumi.yaka, tsudzuri, tsudzu.ru, to.jiru) meaning "bind (books), compose, spell, write."... [more]
TSUGE Japanese
From the Japanese 告 (tsuge) "tell."
TSUJIHARA Japanese
From the Japanese 辻 (tsuji) "{road} crossing" and 原 (hara, bara or wara) "field," "plain," "original."
TSUJII Japanese
From the Japanese 辻 (tsuji) "{road} crossing" and 井 (i) "well."
TSUJIMURA Japanese
Tsuji ("Crossroad") + Mura ("Village").
TSUJITA Japanese
From the Japanese 辻 (tsuji) "{road} crossing" and 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy."
TSUJIURA Japanese (Rare)
Tsuji ("Crossroad") + ("Bay, Coast"). Other than the athlete Steve Tsujiura ( who wasn't even born in Japan,but in Canada) this commonly refers to a Japanese fortune telling cracker made of rice.
TSUKAHARA Japanese
Tsuka ("Mound") + Hara ("Plain"). Mitsuo Tsukahara is a Japanese gymnastics artist.
TSUKAMOTO Japanese
Tsuka ("Mound") + Moto ("Origin,Root").
TSUKIGATA Japanese
月 (Tsuki) means "Month, Moon" and 形 (Gata) means "Shape, Form, Type".
TSUKIMI Japanese
月 (Tsuki) means "Moon, Month" and 見 (Mi) means "Outlook, View, Mindest". Souhei Tsukimi is a light novel author who has written more than four different series.
TSUKIMOTO Japanese, Popular Culture
月 (Tsuki) means "Moon, Month" and 本 (Moto) meets "Origin, Root, Source". If you search for Tsukimoto', you'll quickly find fictional characters.
TSUKINO Japanese
Means ''of the moon'' in Japanese. A famous bearer of this surname would be Usagi Tsukino in the show Sailor Moon.
TSUKIYAMA Japanese
Means "Moon mountain"... [more]
TSUKIYOMI Japanese
Means 'moon god' or something like that.
TSUKUSHI Japanese
Like the first name TSUKUSHI.
TSUNEMATSU Japanese
From the Japanese 恒 (tsune) "constant" or 常 (tsune) "always" and 松 (matsu) "pine tree."
TSUNETSUKI Popular Culture
In the case of the character Matoi Tsunetsuki (常月 まとい) from 'Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei', the surname is made up of 常 (jou, tsune, toko) meaning "constant" and 月 (getsu, gatsu, tsuki) meaning "moon, month."... [more]
TSUNOI Japanese
From the Japanese 角 (tsuno) "horn" and 井 (i) "well."
TSURUOKA Japanese
From the Japanese 鶴 (tsuru) "crane" and 岡 (oka) "hill."
TSURUTA Japanese
Tsuru means "Crane, Stork" and Ta means "Rice Patty, Field".
TSUTSUMI Japanese
From the Japanese 堤 (tsutsumi) "{river}bank."
TSUZUKI Japanese
From the Japanese 都 (tsu) "metropolis," "capital" and 築 (zuki) "since construction."
TSUZUNO Japanese
Tsuzu means "Twenty" and No means "Feild, Wilderness".
TSYBULENKO Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname created from the Ukrainian word цибуля (tsybulya) meaning "onion" and the patronymic ending -enko.
TSYRENOV Buryat
Derived from Tibetan ཚེ་རིང (tshe ring) meaning "long life, longevity".
TUAZON Filipino
From Hokkien 大孫 (tōa-sun) or 大孙 (tōa-sun) meaning "grandson".
TUBBS Popular Culture
Surname of Cleveland's second wife Donna and her children Roberta and Rallo from American sitcom The Cleveland show (2009-2013)
TUCKERTON English
Derived from Old English tucian meaning "offend, torment", and tun "enclosure, yard".
TUELL German
nickname from Slavic (Old Slavic toliti ""to soothe or calm"")
TUFAN Turkish
From the given name TUFAN.
TUFEK Bosnian
From Turkish tüfek ''rifle''.
TÜFEKÇI Turkish
Means "gunsmith" in Turkish.
TUGUZ Circassian (Russian)
Derived from Adyghe тыгъужъ (təġ°ẑ) meaning "wolf".
TUÍNEÁN Irish
Meaning, "watercourse."
TUISK Estonian
Tuisk is an Estonian surname meaning "blizzard".
TÜKK Estonian
Tükk is an Estonian surname meaning "piece" and "segment".
TULLOCH Scottish
Scottish habitational name from a place near Dingwall on the Firth of Cromarty, named with Gaelic tulach ‘hillock’, ‘mound’, or from any of various other minor places named with this element.
TULLY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh "descendant of Taithleach", a byname meaning "quiet", "peaceable".
TULLY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Tuile "descendant of the devotee of the will of God" (from toil "will of God").
TULLY Scottish
Habitational name from any of various places called Tullo in eastern Scotland.
TULP Estonian
Tulp is an Estonian surname meaning both "post/picket/stake" and "tulip".
TULUSH Tuvan
Possibly from a Tuvan tribal measurement used to denote a month or member of a tribe.
TULVI Estonian
Tulvi is an Estonian surname derived from "tulvil" meaning "brimful" and "brimming".
TULVING Estonian
Tulving is an Estonian surname derived from "tulv", meaning "flood".
TUMGOEV Ingush (Russian)
Russified form of an Ingush surname, which is from the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The clan's name itself is derived from Tumag (ТIумагI), the name of a village in Ingushetia, possibly meaning "to see with the heart" in Ingush.
TUNCER Turkish
Derived from Turkish tunç meaning ''bronze''.
TUNGAL Estonian
Tungal is an Estonian surname meaning "firebrand".
TUNNARD Dutch (Modern)
Often found used in Lincolnshire UK as a surname in farming families.
TUNSTALL English
Means "of Tunstall"; Tunstall is a town in the United Kingdom. Derived from the Old English elements tun meaning "farm" and staell which has about the same meaning as tun.
TUPÝ Slovak
From the word, meaning "blunt, dull".
TURAN Turkish
Refers to Turan, an historical region in Central Asia inhabited by the nomadic Iranian Turanian people. The name itself means "land of the Tur" and is derived from the name of a Persian mythological figure, Tur (تور).
TURBEFIELD French, Norman
The name is a village in Normandy. Is documented in Gloucester Abbey in 1044.
TURCAT French, French (Quebec)
Means "Turkman"
TURCO Italian
Ethnic name for a Turk, or a nickname from the same word in the sense of a non-Christian or, following the medieval ethnic stereotype, a cruel, ferocious, or short-tempered person.
TURCOTTE French, Welsh
Means "tower" in French and Welsh.
TURI Estonian
Turi is an Estonian surname meaning both "scruff" or "withers".
TÜRK Turkish
Türk means "Turk" in Turkish.
TURK Slovene, Croatian
Means ''Turk''.
TURKIEH Ancient Hebrew, Arabic, Jewish
A Lebanese jewish surname that is often used among Lebanese jews in Israel.
TÜRKMEN Turkish, Turkmen
Refers to a Turkmen person (someone from the present-day nation of Turkmenistan). The ethnonym itself is believed to be derived from Türk combined with the Sogdian suffix -man (thus meaning "almost Turk") or from Türk combined with Arabic إِيمَان (ʾīmān) meaning "faith, belief, religion".
TÜRKOĞLU Turkish
Means "son of a Turk" in Turkish.
TURKSTRA Frisian
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.
TURLOCK English
English form of Turlough.... [more]
TURNBO Prussian (Modern, Rare), German (East Prussian, Modern, Rare), American (Americanized, Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Originally the name was spelled Dornbach, meaning "thorny creek". Derived from Old High German Dorn, Turn, or Torn "thorn" and Bach meaning creek. German ancestors of this family eventually came to Pennsylvania in 1725, the name slowly started to change to Turnbach around the 1850's, reasoning unknown, and later Turnbo... [more]
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.
TÜRNPUU Estonian
Türnpuu is an Estonian surname meaning "buckthorn tree" (Rhamnus).
TURRENTINE American
Origin unidentified ('Dictionary of American Family Names': "1881 census has 0, Not in RW, EML"), perhaps from the Italian surname TARANTINO.
TURRILLO Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the Comarca of Calatayú.
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