Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the usage is germanic.
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BALFAGER Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval Portuguese
Name of a Visigoth noble family (around the 10th century) from the Iberian Peninsula (current northern Portugal), meaning "bold spear"; they descent from the Balti dynasty.
CLEBSCH Ancient Germanic
Means "baker" in Old Prussian.
EARLBAUM Ancient Germanic
Derived from Germanic eorl, meaning "earl('s)" and baum, meaning "tree".
FOGG Ancient Germanic
This surname appeared in Denmark during the time of the Vikings. It is believed to have Jute origin. It spread to Italy during the Roman Empire and to England as early as the 1080s, being listed in the Doomsday Book compiled by William the Conqueror... [more]
HAAG Ancient Germanic (German, Archaic)
’’The German surname Haag, like many surnames, was taken from some geographical feature near the dwelling place of its first bearer. Coming from the Old Norse "haga," or some local variation of the word, the name means "one who lives near a hedged or fenced enclosure."... [more]
HELTHON Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
"Unique" in Norse Mythology, German variant of Hilton
HÖEK Ancient Germanic (?)
Surname of Ren Höek from Ren & Stimpy.
MAGNER Irish, Ancient Germanic
Irish from a pet form of the Scandinavian name Magnus, in Ireland borne by both Vikings and Normans.... [more]
MARSCHALL Ancient Germanic
Meanting Horse Servant
RAMBEAU French (Rare), Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Altered spelling of the southern French family name Rambaut, from an Old French personal name, Rainbaut, composed of the Germanic elements ragin "counsel" + bald "bold", "brave", or alternatively from the Germanic personal name Hrambehrt or Hrambald, composed of the elements hramn "crow" & berht "bright" or bald "bold", "brave".
RUNDS Ancient Germanic (Rare)
The Runds surname most likely originated near the Rhine river. It comes from the Proto-Celtic word, rūnā, meaning mystery/mystic. The coat of arms dates back to the middle ages and consists of a black shield with three gold crescent moons... [more]
SPEIER Ancient Germanic
Habitational name from Speyer.
WOEHRLE Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Origin from Ohio Known for Farmers, less common occupation was Baker Farmer, Gardener and Bag Maker were the top 3 reported jobs.