are used in the countries of Romania and Moldova in eastern Europe.
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Țaga is a commune and village in Cluj County, Romania.
Romanian surname from the word "baci" (shepherd)or the capitan of the game "oina".
Probably related to several places named Blaga in Romania.
A ancient Romanian name of Dacian origin. It means "happy". A legendary Romanian shepherd named Bucur it is said to have founded Bucharest, the present capital or Romania, giving his name to it (The Romanian city name is Bucureşti).
From the name of the Cazacu River which flows through Romania.
Meaning unknown. A notable bearer of the surname is the infamous Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu.
Means "boot maker" in Romanian, the one that makes boots ("ciubota" (singular), regionalism for "cizma"/"gheata"). Not the same with "shoe maker" (or "Schumacher" in German) as the Romanian "Ciubotar" refers strictly to boots and not all kinds of shoes.
The Wallachian name for dragon was "Drac" or "Dracul". Vlad II of Wallachia joined a semi-secret order known as The Order of the Dragon and took the name Vlad Dracul. The word "Drac" can also mean "devil" or "evil spirit"... [more]
FISING Anglo-Saxon (Rare), Romanian
This surname specifically comes from a village in Transylvania, Romania named Gergeschdorf, currently named Ungurei in Transylvania, Romania. The surname is a Siebenburgen Saxon or Transylvanian Saxon specific surname... [more]
Patronymic derived from the medieval given name Florea
, which was probably a derivative of Romanian floare
"flower" (from Latin flos
, accusative florem
) with the diminutive suffix -ea
Origin not certain, possibly derived from "Ipatele", a commune in Romania.
KUYON Hungarian, Romanian
Largely unknown, but may have origins in a village in Poland, called Kujan. There’s records on the name at Ellis Island in New York where it was anglicized to the phonetic, Kuyon. There’s also a split in the main families with the name in the US to another diminutive, Kenyon.... [more]
Possibly means "son of the wolf", from Romanian lup
Romanian name, derived from the word mitra, meaning the hat of a high priest(mitropolit).
Probably they originate from Murva (Transilvania-Siklód http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikl%C3%B3d).
Feminine version of Nectarie, Greek saint-St.Nectarie from Egina. In Romanian this means "the juice of flowers". Nectaire is probably of the same derivation as the English word "nectar". This is the etymology of "nectar" (from http://www.etymonline.com/) from negtar > nogalon... [more]
NEDELCU Romanian (Modern)
Entered Romania around the 16th century via Bulgaria as a popular female given name - Neda/Nedelea etc., attested under the form of Nedelco/Nedelcu in the historical region of Basarabia around 1560, became a surname in the following century... [more]
Romanian variant of the Latin name Netus, meaning superior, greater.
Designates someone from Răciu, a commune in Mureş County, Romania.
ROMAN Catalan, French, Polish, English, German, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
From the Latin personal name ROMANUS
, which originally meant "Roman". This name was borne by several saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Rouen.
A topographical surname designating someone from Segarcea, a small town in Dolj County, Romania.
A topographical Romanian surname meaning "from Tecuci". Tecuci is a city in the Galaţi county of Romania.
VALENTIN French, Romanian, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
From the given name VALENTIN
, a variant of the Slavonic word samfir
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".