Submitted Surnames Starting with Z

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ZABALETABasque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the vicinity of the tower house in the Navarrese municipality of Lesaka or the neighborhood of the municipality of Nabarniz.
ZABATSUJapanese
This probably means "Wealthy Clique".
ZABELGerman
The surname has multiple meanings. It may come from a Slavic given name, or the High German word zabel, meaning "board game" - given, perhaps, as a nickname to those who played many board games.
ZÁČEKCzech
Žáček means "small school boy" in Czech. A famous bearer is Chicagoan writer Dennis Začek.
ZACHARYEnglish
A reference to Sacheverell, a location in Normandy. May also refer to the given name Zacharias, meaning "to remember God," or "the Lord recalled."
ZACHEREnglish
A reference to Sacheverell, a location in Normandy. May also refer to the given name Zacharias, meaning "to remember God," or "the Lord recalled."
ZACHRYEnglish
A reference to Sacheverell, a location in Normandy. May also refer to the given name Zacharias, meaning "to remember God," or "the Lord recalled."
ZACKERTEnglish, German
An Americanization of the German surnames Zacher and Zachert. It comes from a vernacular form of the personal name Zacharias.
ZADEHPersian
From Persian زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring (of)", also often used as a suffix for patronymic-based Persian surnames.
ZADRANPashto
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Pashtun tribe inhabiting Afghanistan and Waziristan (Pakistan).
ZADZISAIShona
Zadzisai means "you must fulfil - a pledge or promise". The name is given as a reminder to fulfil a pledge or promise.
ZAEWARussian
meaning unknown. female form of ZAEW
ZAFARUrdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name Zafar.
ZAFEIRIOUGreek
Means "son of Zafeiris".
ŽAGARSlovene
Means "sawyer", from žaga ''saw''.
ŽAGARSLatvian
Means "stick".
ZAGERGerman
habitational name from ZAGER, a place near Wollin
ZAGHLOULArabic (Egyptian)
Means "young pigeon" or, metaphorically, "free soul" in Arabic.
ZAGÓROWSKIPolish
This indicates familial origin within either the Lesser Polish village of Zagórowa or the Greater Polish town of Zagórów.
ZAGURSKIPolish
Derived from the Polish places Zagórz and Zagórze. Also given to those who lived on the side of a hill opposite a main settlement - za means "beyond" and góra means "hill".
ZAHARIAAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
ZAHAVIHebrew
Derived from Hebrew זָהָב (zaháv) meaning "gold".
ZAHEDIPersian
From the given name Zahed.
ZAHEEDBengali (Muslim)
Variant of Zahid used in Bangladesh.
ZAHEERPakistani, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant of Zahir used in Pakistan and India.
ZAHERArabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Zaher.
ZAHIROVIĆBosnian
Means "son of Zahir".
ZAHNGerman
Zahn was a nickname given to a person with a peculiar tooth or a strange or defective set of teeth. It comes from the Middle High German Zan(t), which means "tooth".
ZÄHNEGerman
The German surname Zähne is derived from the Middle High German word "zan," which means "tooth." It is believed that the surname takes its origin from a nickname, most likely bestowed on the original bearer due to either a prominent tooth or a missing tooth.
ZAHNERGerman
Name given to people who lived in Zahna, near Wittenberg.
ZAHNISERGerman
Alteration of German Zahneisen and/or Zahnhäuser and/or Zahneiser. Refers to someone from a place called Zahnhausen. Also refers to those who made false teeth out of iron: Zan means "tooth" and iser means "iron" or "ironworker".
ZAHRANIArabic
From the Arabic زهراني (zahran) meaning "flowering, blossoming"; ultimately from زَهْرَة (zahra) meaning "flower, blossom" (see Zahrah). This surname is prevalent in Saudi Arabia.
ZAHRAOUIArabic (Maghrebi)
Means "related to Zahra" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
ZAÏDIArabic (Maghrebi)
French transcription of Zaidi used in the Maghreb.
ZAIDIPakistani, Urdu, Arabic (Maghrebi), Malaysian, Muslim
Derived from the given name Zaid. Bearers of this surname are descended from Zaid ibn Ali, the great-grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.
ŽÁIKSlovak
Slovak form of ZAK.
ZAIMOĞLUTurkish
Means "son of Zaim".
ZAINUDDINMalaysian, Malay
From the given name Zainuddin, a variant of Zayn ad-Din.
ZAJĄCPolish
Means "hare" in Polish.
ŽÁKCzech
Czech form of ZAK.
ZAKPolish
A nickname given to youthful or studious people. Comes from the Polish zak, meaning "student" or "schoolboy". It originally meant "novice" or "candidate for the priesthood", and so in some cases it is perhaps a nickname for someone who had been destined for holy orders.
ZAKARIANArmenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Zakaryan used by Armenians living outside Armenia.
ZAKARIYAArabic
Arabic surname derived from the name of the prophet Zechariah.
ZAKARYANArmenian
Means "son of Zakar".
ZAKHAEVRussian
Russian surname, likely a derivative of the given name Zakhey combined with the Russian suffix "-ev" ("of"), therefore meaning "of Zakhey."... [more]
ZAKHAROVRussian
Means "son of Zakhar".
ZAKIArabic
Derived from the Arabic given name Zaki meaning "pure".
ZAĶISLatvian
Means "hare".
ZAKRISSONSwedish
Means "son of ZAKRIS" in Swedish.
ZALBIDEABasque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the commune in the French canton of Bidaxunerria, Amikuze eta Oztibarre or the neighborhood of the municipality of Urduliz in the Spanish comarca of Uribe Kosta.
ZALDIBARBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the comarca of Durangaldea. It’s Castilianized form is Zaldívar.
ZALDÍVARBasque, Spanish
Derived from Basque zaldi meaning "horse" combined with ibar meaning "valley". This is also the name of a town in Biscay, Spain.
ZALEPolish (Anglicized)
Possibly from a Polish surname, the meaning of which is uncertain (it may have been a variant of the surname Zalas which originally indicated one who lived "on the other side of the wood", from za "beyond" and las "forest").
ZALICKEnglish
Comes from the Greek surname Tsalikis.
ZALINSKYPolish (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Zielinski, variant of Zielinsky.
ZALMAIAfghani, Pashto
From the Pashto given name Zalmai.
ZALUSKYUkrainian
Derives from the Slavic word zalew, meaning "bay" or "flooded area". Given to families who lived near water or areas that flooded often.
ZAMBONIItalian
Italian: from the personal name Zamboni, a northeastern variant of Giambono, composed of a reduced form of Gianni (from Giovanni) + Bono or buono ‘good’.
ZAMFIRRomanian
From zamfir, a variant of the Slavonic word samfir or safir meaning "sapphire".
ZAMFIRESCURomanian
Means "son of Zamfir" in Romanian.
ZAMLOCHGerman (Austrian)
Altered, likely Americanized or Germanized, version of the Czech surname Zemlicka. Zemlicka derives from žemle, meaning "bread roll," and was a name given to bakers.... [more]
ŻAMMITMaltese
Maltese form of the Sicilian name Zammito.
ZAMMITBerber, Northern African
Tunisian Berber name of unknown meaning.
ZAMORASpanish
Comes from the ancient city of Zamora in Northwest Spain. It means "wild olives."
ZAMUDIOBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ZANAMWESouthern African
Zimbabwean Surname, originally from the Chivi area, shona speaking people of the Shumba(lion) totem originate from the Masvingo province, Mwenezi, Chitanga,Chikombedzi, Boli Chibwedziva. Some migrated to the Mashonaland East province Mhondoro area and assumed the Moyo(heart) totem
ZANDEGIACOMOItalian
Zandegiacomo's migrated to America and changed the name to Zandi.
ZANEEnglish
Meaning unknown. It could be a Americanization of the German surname Zahn. Zane is also used as a given name.
ZANIItalian
Comes from the personal name Z(u)an(n)i, a northeastern (Venetian) form of Gianni (from Giovanni, Italian equivalent of John). Zani or Zanni is a comic figure in the Commedia del’Arte, and the surname may be a nickname derived from this use, which is also the origin of the English word zany.
ZANNIItalian
From the first name Gianni, which derives from Giovanni, which is the Italian version of John, which means "the grace/mercy of the Lord." ... [more]
ZANOTTIItalian
Comes from a pet form of Zani.
ZANTOGerman
Unknown origin and history.
ZAOUCHEBerber, Northern African
Kabyle name of unknown meaning.
ZAPATASpanish
Occupational surname for a shoemaker; derived from the Spanish word zapato meaning "shoe".
ZAPATOSpanish
Means "shoe" in Spanish.
ZARAGOZASpanish, Aragonese
Name given to someone who was from the city Zaragoza in the Aragon region in Spain.
ZARATEBasque
Named after Zarate, a place in Araba province, Spain. Zarate comes from the Basque word zara, meaning "thicket".
ZARAUTZBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ZAREMBAPolish
Name for a woodcutter, derived from polish "zarabac", meaning to hack or chop.
ZARGARIPersian
Derived from Persian زرگر‎‎ (zargar) meaning "goldsmith", ultimately from زر (zar) "gold".
ZARIŅALatvian
Feminine form of Zariņš.
ZARIŅŠLatvian
From Latvian zars meaning "branch, twig" combined with -iņš, a diminutive suffix.
ZASLAVSKIRussian, Jewish
Variant transcription of Zaslavsky. A notable music producer ZEDD's real name is Anton Zaslavski.
ZASLAVSKYRussian, Jewish
Russian Jewish surname derived from Iziaslav (also called Zaslav), the name of a city in Volhynia, Ukraine.
ZATARAINBasque
From the Biscayan and Gipuzkoan dialects of Basque; topographic surname meaning someone who lived or lives near a Shrub tree.
ZATZJewish
Abbreviation of the Hebrew phrase Zera TSadikim "seed of the righteous", assumed in a spirit of pious respect for one’s ancestors.
ZAVARZINARussian
Feminine form of Zavarzin.
ZAYFrench
Frenchified form of German See.
ZAYCHIKRussian, Jewish
Means "bunny" in Russian.
ZAYDMANJewish
Russian variant of SEIDMAN.
ZAYTSEVRussian, Ukrainian
Derived from Russian заяц (zayats) or Ukrainian заєць (zaets) meaning "hare".
ZAZAIPashto, Afghani
Meaning unknown. The Zazai (or Zazi) are a Karlani Pashtun tribe in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
ZBÄRENGerman (Swiss)
Zbären means "Bear hunter".
ŻBIKOWSKIPolish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Żbikowice.
ZDROJEWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Zdroje or Zdrojewo, in particular in Bydgoszcz voivodeship, named with Polish zdroje meaning "springs","spa".
ZEAGLEREnglish (American)
Americanized spelling of German Ziegler.
ZEBRZYDOWSKIPolish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Zebrzydowice.
ZECCroatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Slovene
Means ''rabbit''.
ZEČEVIĆSerbian
Derived from zec, meaning ''rabbit''.
ZECHMANJewish
Occupational name from Yiddish tsekh meaning "guild" or "craft corporation" and man "man".
ZE'EVHebrew
Means "wolf" in Hebrew.
ZEGAMABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ZEGARRASpanish (Latin American)
Possibly a Castilianized form of the Catalan Segarra.
ZEGHLACHEBerber, Northern African
Kabyle surname of unknown meaning.
ZEHNERGerman
(chiefly Bavaria, Austria, Switzerland, and Württemberg): occupational name for an official responsible for collecting, on behalf of the lord of the manor, tithes of agricultural produce owed as rent.... [more]
ZEHRENGerman (Swiss)
From a prepositional phrase from Middle High German ze hērren, an occupational name for someone was in service of a lord.
ZEIDANEWestern African
Mauritanian variant of Zidane.
ZEILINGERGerman
Habitational name for someone from Zeiling in Bavaria.
ZEIMETGerman, Luxembourgish
Western German and Luxembourgeois: probably a variant spelling of Zeimert, a variant of Zeumer, an occupational name for a harness maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zoum ‘bridle’.
ZEITOUNArabic
Derived from the Arabic زَيْتُون (zaytūn) meaning "olive", a cognate of the Maghrebi Zitouni. It could also be linked to the famous El-Zeitoun district in Cairo, Egypt.
ZELAYABasque
Basque surname related to the Euskara word for "field".
ZELDINJewish
Means "son of Zelde", a Yiddish female personal name based on Middle High German sælde "fortunate, blessed".
ZELENÁCzech, Slovak
Means "green" in Czech and Slovak.
ZELENOVIĆSerbian
Derived from Serbian зелен (zelen) "green".
ZELENÝCzech
Zelený means "green" in Czech.
ZELEZNIKSlovak
Means "iron man".
ZELLERGerman, Dutch, English, Jewish
Originally denoted someone from Celle, Germany or someone living near a hermit's cell from German zelle "cell". It is also occupational for someone employed at a zelle, for example a small workshop.
ZELMERLÖWSwedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish surname composed of the name of the family's ancestor Selma Löf. One bearer is Swedish artist Måns Zelmerlöw (b.1986) who won Eurovision Song Contest 2016.
ZELNÍČEKCzech
Czech form of Zelnick.
ZELNICKJewish
Occupational name for a tax collecter, comes from Yiddish tselnik which means haberdashery.
ZELNÍČKOVÁCzech
Feminine form of Zelníček, this is the maiden name of Donald J. Trump's first wife, Ivana Zelníčková Trump.
ZELTIŅŠLatvian
Derived from the word zelts meaning "gold".
ZENGINTurkish
From Turkish zengin meaning "rich", ultimately from Persian سنگين‏ (sangin).
ZENGOTITABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Mallabia.
ZENKERGerman
means light
ZENNERUpper German
South German: unflattering nickname for a surly, snarling person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zannen 'to growl or howl' or 'to bare one's teeth'.
ZERAFAMaltese
Derived from Arabic زَرَافَة (zarāfa) meaning "giraffe" or ظَرِيف (ẓarīf) meaning "charming, elegant, graceful".
ZERFASGerman
Derived from a Low German and Upper German form of the personal name Servatius.
ZERHOUNIArabic (Maghrebi), Northern African, Berber
Possibly refers to the Zerhoun mountain in Morocco. The family name originates from the city of Nedroma in Tlemcen, Algeria.
ZERILLOItalian
From the Italian first name ZERO
ZEROUALArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic أزرق (ʾazraq) meaning "blue" (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian). A notable bearer is Liamine Zéroual (1941–), the former President of Algeria from 1994 to 1999.
ZERROUGUIArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Zerrouki.
ZERROUKIArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic أزرق (ʾazraq) meaning "blue" (chiefly Algerian).
ZESCOIEnglish
derived from the word zesty when used to describe someone
ZETTERBERGSwedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and berg "mountain, hill".
ZETTERGRENSwedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and gren "branch".
ZETTERLUNDSwedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and lund "grove".
ZETTERSTRÖMSwedish
Combination of Swedish säter "mountain pasture" and ström "stream".
ZGHEIBArabic
Lebanese surname of unknown meaning.
ZGŁOBICKIPolish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Zgłobice.
ZGŁOBIEŃIAKPolish
Habitational name for somebody who comes from the village of Zgłobień in Poland.
ZHANIBEKOVKazakh
Means "son of Zhanibek".
ZHARKOVRussian
Possibly derived from Russian жаркий (zharkiy) "hot".
ZHIHUAChinese (Rare)
Rare Chinese compound surname.
ZHOLDOSHOVKyrgyz
Means "son of Zholdosh".
ZHUANGChinese
Derived from Chinese 莊 (zhuāng) meaning "village, farmstead, hamlet" or "villa, manor".
ZHUGEChinese
One of the rare Chinese double character surnames. It is ranked 314th in the Hundred Family Surnames. The first character can be read as "all, these, various" and the second character as meaning "vine, vines"... [more]
ZHUGLIAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
ZHULATIAlbanian
Meaning unknown
ZHUNUSOVKazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Zhunus", from a form of the Arabic name Yunus.
ZHUSUPOVKazakh, Kyrgyz
Means “son of Zhusup”.
ZIADEHArabic
Means surplus, extra in Arabic
ŽIAKSlovak
Žiak means "school boy" in Slovak
ZIANIArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the given name Zayyan meaning "beautifer, very beautiful".
ZIANIItalian (Rare, Archaic)
Habitual surname denoting someone from Ziano, a locality in Italy. Unrelated to the Maghrebi surname of the same spelling.
ZICARIItalian, Sicilian
Southern Italian and Sicilian from an unattested Arabic personal name Zikri or Zikari.
ZICKUHRGerman
Zickuhr is a German surname that means "zigzag." Although, some person believe that Zickuhr means "cuckoo clock."
ZIDANEArabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zaydan, which in turn is derived from Arabic زاد (zāda) meaning "to add, to increase". A notable bearer is Zinedine "Zizou" Zidane (1972-), a former French footballer of Algerian descent.
ZIĘBAPolish
From ‘finch’; a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird or maybe because a person lived in an area with many finches. Perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher or dealer.
ZIEGENHORNUpper German (Archaic)
Goat horn, either 1. the horn of a goat, 2. Goat mountain, or 3. From goat mountain.
ZIELENBACHGerman
Literally translates to "aiming brook"
ZIELIŃSKAPolish
Feminine form of Zieliński, this name is only used by females in Poland.
ZIELINSKYPolish, Russian
Russian form and variant of Zielinski.
ZIELSDORFGerman
Habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps Ziersdorf in Lower Austria.
ZIGARROABasque
It literally means "cigar".
ZIKACzech, Greek
From a short form of the personal name Zikmund, the Czech form of Siegmund.... [more]
ŽILINSKASLithuanian
Lithuanian form of Zieliński.
ŽILINSKIENĖLithuanian
Feminine form of Žilinskas, name for a married woman or widow with the name.
ZIMMONEnglish (American)
Variant of Zinon
ZINGESERJewish, Yiddish
Comes from Yiddish "ציו" meaning "Tin" and "גייסער" meaning "Smith".
ZIPPLIESGerman (East Prussian)
Lithuanian-Germanized form of the Swiss German surname Süpply
ZITOUNIArabic (Maghrebi)
Derived Arabic زَيْتُون (zaytūn) meaning "olive" (chiefly Algerian).
ZIVHebrew
From the given name Ziv.
ZIVAIShona
Zivai means "you must know".
ZIVANAIShona
Zivanai means "You must know each other". #This name is a call to family and relatives to get to know each other by visiting and fellowship - usually so that they do not drift apart"
ŽIVKOVSerbian
Means "son of Živko".
ZLATKINJewish
Meaning, "gold" or "yellow."
ZLATKOVIĆSerbian
Means "son of Zlatko".
ZOGHEIBArabic
Variant transcription of Zgheib.
ZOHARHebrew
Derived from the the given name Zohar meaning "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
ZOLDANItalian
from the name place Zoldo. Zoldan indicates also the name of a little valley North from Venice.
ZOLLERGerman, Jewish
Occupational name for a customs officer, Middle High German zoller.
ZOLOCHIVSKIYUkrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the Ukrainian city of Zolochiv.
ZOLOMONAmerican (fictional, Modern)
A corruption of Zalman, after Hunter Zalman Van Sciver, son of comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver. ... [more]
ZOLOTAREVRussian
Means "son of the goldsmith" derived from Russian золотарь (zolotar) meaning "goldsmith".
ZOLOTAREVARussian
Russian. Feminine form of ZOLOTAREV, meaning "goldsmith."
ZOPFGerman
Nickname for someone who wore his hair in a pigtail or plait, Middle High German zopf, zoph, or from a field name from same word in the sense ‘tail’, ‘end’, ‘narrow point’.
ZOPPIItalian
Nickname from zoppo "lame, unsteady".
ZORANSKYGerman (East Prussian)
The surname Zoransky (alternatively Zoranski) is of Prussian origin and traces back to 1525 when Prussia was formed. The surname Zoransky or Zoranski is of nobility class, however, the family was stripped of its rights and titles in 1834 during the Needle losses which took place 1794-1870... [more]
ZOREFBiblical Hebrew
Zoref, spelled צורף in Hebrew and pronounced Tzo-ref, though the typical American pronunciation is with a Z, means "Goldsmith" in both Biblical and Modern Hebrew, Zoref does not necessarily connote working only with gold; rather, it is a metalsmith that works with any kind of metallic substance.... [more]
ZORNGerman
From Middle High German zorn "wrath, anger". A notable bearer was Swedish painter Anders Zorn (1860-1920) whose father was German.
ZOROROShona
Zororo means "rest". #It may be given to mean that the parent has rested after the birth of this child". Zimbabwean politician Zororo Duri was a well known bearer of this name.
ZOSIMOVRussian, Ukrainian
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)" in Russian and Ukrainian.
ZOSIMOVIGeorgian (Rare)
Possibly from the given name Zosim.
ZOSIMOVICHBelarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
ZOUAOUIArabic (Maghrebi), Berber
Derived from French zouave, in turn from Arabic الزواويون (al-zuwâwiyun), referring to a member one of the Algerian Kabyle tribes of Zuwâwa (also spelled Zouaoua; known as the ⵉⴳⴰⵡⴰⵡⵏ (Igawawen) in Tamazight)... [more]
ZOUARIArabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown (chiefly Tunisian).
ZOUBIRArabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zoubir; mainly used in Algeria and Morocco.
ZOUHAIRArabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zouhair; mainly used in Morocco.
ZOZAIABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
ZOZAYABasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Zozaia.
ZRNČIĆCroatian
Possibly derived from the Slavic element zrn, of unknown meaning.... [more]
ZRNIĆSerbian
Derivative of Serbian tribal name located in Ozrinići, Montenegro.
ZSIROSHungarian
Hungarian surname derived from the Serbo-croation word žȋr meaning "acorn".
ZSOLNAYHungarian
Hungarian form of the surname Zilinsky.
ZUARETZHebrew (Modern)
Means "this land" in Hebrew, also Hebrew form of Suárez.
ZUBAIRArabic
From the given name Zubayr.
ZUBAYRAEVChechen
Means "son of Zubaira".
ZUBELDIABasque
A famous bearer of this surname is Aritz Aduriz Zubeldia, a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a striker.
ZUBELZABasque (Latinized)
It means bushes, weed or shrub. Also known as oak; in Spanish is Carrasca or Carrasquilla.
ZUBERGerman, German (Swiss)
German: Metonymic occupational name for a cooper or tubmaker, from Middle High German zuber ‘(two-handled) tub’, or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a tub. ... [more]
ZUBIAGABasque
It literally means "from bridge".
ZUBIANIItalian
It comes from the given name Eusebio.
ZUCCOLIItalian
The surname Zuccoli was first found in Udine, a town in Venetia and capital of the province of Udine. An old walled city it dates back to early Roman times. There is an old castle (1517) in the center of the town which is now used as a museum and art gallery... [more]
ZUCKERBERGGerman, Jewish
Means "sugar mountain" from German zucker meaning "sugar" and berg meaning "mountain, hill".
ZUFALLMedieval German
A German name from the Middle High German "zuoval," meaning "benefit," "coincidence" or "windfall." It was a nickname for a lucky person, most likely a person to whom a plot of land had been given... [more]
ZUGRĂVESCURomanian
Patronymic surname of uncertain origin. It may be derived from the verb a zugrăvi meaning "to paint, to describe figuratively" and therefore mean "The descendant of he who describes/paints".
ZUILLEnglish, Scottish
From the town of Zuill, Scotland. The "Z" pronounced as "Y" comes from ancient yogh representing a variety of sounds. The name itself is of unknown origin.
ZUKASLithuanian
Shortened form of Žukaskaus.
ŽUKAUSKASLithuanian
Nickname from a Lithuanian derivative of Polish żuk meaning "beetle".