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ABDUL GAYYOOMDhivehi
From the Arabic name Abdul Qayyum (عبد القيوم‎) meaning "servant of the eternal". This is borne by current Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom (1959-) and former President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom (1937-).
AIBARBasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Oibar.
ALDAZBasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Aldatz.
AL DELAIMIArabic Iraq
Al Delaimi is Iraqi tribe name located in Al Anbar Governorate in Iraq. Iraqis use their tribe names as their last names, and so does arabs in general
ARCARUS?
Descendent of Builders.
AZCONABasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Azkona.
AZIAzi is an African name (Modern)
Azi is actually pronounced Azīh which means "Unending, in ended father of many generations" it is named after children believed to become the origin or source of lasting families.
AZIZA?
Means decendent of The Merchant.
BASAPhilippines/Tagalog
Basa from the Philippines, very promanit name in Manila.
BASKIRTurkey/south america (Latinized, Rare)
Used by jewish families that were ranning away from anti-semites. It's meaning is 'printer'or 'pressures are...'
BORNGerman/English
A topographical name indicating someone who lived near a stream, from the Old English "burna, burne". Alternatively, it could be contemporarily derived from the modern English word "born". Possible variants include Bourne, Burns and Boren.
BROGLIN?
Varient of Brogdon.
CAVALIERSouthern French
Variant of Chevalier (meaning "knight, rider").
CEGAMABasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Zegama.
CHALAIREUnknown
Chalaire is a very rare surname, few people in the United States have the family name and might be raised in the United States. Around 99 people have been found who wears Chalaire as their family name... [more]
COGGESHALL?
Usually used to keep the mothers maiden name in the family.
COITMedieval Welsh French English
The surname Coit was first found in Carnarvonshire, a former country in Northwest Wales, anciently part of the Kingdom of Gwynedd, and currently is divided between the unitary authorities of Gwynedd and Conwy, where they held a family seat... [more]
COTTRELLEnglish French
First found in Derbyshire where the family "Cottrell" held a family seat and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege lord for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings, 1066CE... [more]
CULINDRISCantabrian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
CUROVICH?
Possible other spelling Curovic. Great Grandfather born in Austria, but name traces back to Croatia possibly.
DEGELOSJewish/French (Rare)
Most probable origin - Jewish adapting French sounding names... [more]
DRABKINBelarusian Jewish
Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Yiddish drabke “loose woman”.... [more]
DRIKER?
Means 'printer'.
DROPKINBelarusian Jewish
Jewish (from Belarus): nickname from Belorussian drobka ‘crumb’+ the eastern Slavic patronymic suffix -in.... [more]
DUNDASSScottish North America
Variation of Dundas possibly miss spelled at imagination into Quebec (Lower Canada) late 18th Century
DYKE?
Topographic name for someone who lived by a dike
EGUÍABasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Egia.
ELCANOBasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Elkano.
ENGELBRECHTPolabian (Germanized, Modern, Rare)
First person with this name was Engelbrekt Engelbrektson. Germanized Slavic name. Later, it was a noble family
ESPOZBasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Espotz.
ESTOPANYÀRibagorçan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
FIGUEIREDOGalician/Portuguese
It literally means "fig tree orchard", denoting someone who either lived near one or worked at one.
FITZOOTHOld English
Fitzooth means "son of a nobleman". Robin Hood's real name was Robert Fitzooth.
FURLOWBritish/irish
the warrens came over to America on the Mayflower. they made settlements and went through the revolutionary war. the name changed to Baughman then Furlow. the furlows fought in the cival war and were slave owners... [more]
GALICKIJewish Polish
A Jewish and Polish surname for someone from a lost location called 'Galice'
GANGEMISicily
Arab origin meaning healer
GLOWCZENSKIUSA
This is my surname. My cousin Steve Glowzenski, had the C dropped along the way somewhere, probably the military.
GOURMAUD?
A famous bearer is a journalist well known from the educational TV, Jamy Gourmaud
HEREK? Possibly Croatian or Polish?
Unsure but read it’s Croatian but I also heard Polish
HERNANDERIO?
Means decendent of The Southern Warrior.
HERRMANGerman (Prussian)
Herrman is of ancient German origin. It is derived from a Germanic personal name made up of the elements heri, meaning "army," and man, meaning "man." Herrman was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region.
ISABABasque (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Izaba.
JONARES?
Person of the West.
JUNIFER?
Matronymic of Jenifer.
KANEMOTOJapnese
Topographic name meaning ‘(one who lives) near where gold (or any metal) is found’. Found in the island of Okinawa, where it is variously written. ... [more]
KANTEROS?
Means one from Kanter Plains.
KHAVAZADungan
Derived from the second part of the Arabic given name Muhammad, -ha-.
KROFFT?
Surname of sid and marty krofft
KRONOA?
Means Descendent of The Short man.
KRUSCHELEast Prussian
History and linguistic origin is unkonwn
LAFRANCHIAlpine
Possibly, the Frank. Thought by some to indicate a group of merchants in Middle Ages responsible for the transalpine trade to the French.
LARINSON?
Means "son of LARIN".
LASICHANHUnknown
Lasichanh is the surname of Pharrell Williams wife Helen Lasichanh.
LIVAZADungan
Dungan surname of unknown meaning; the second element is derived from Chinese 娃子 (wázǐ) meaning "child".
MAFFIONEItalian (Australian)
Maffione surname is from the Puglia region of Barletta, southern Italy.
MAGOWANUlster/Scots
Origion person from Ballygowan Co Down Northern Ireland
MARNOBirth certificate
My great grandmother's maiden name, born in Belfast, Ireland and lived in Ayr, Scotland
MEGHNAGIJewish/Sephardic/Libyan (Rare)
Sephardic Jewish, originating from the Libyan Jewish community. Most were from Tripoli, with a much smaller contingent from Benghazi.
MICHALKA?
Of unknown origin and meaning... [more]
MOGILEVSKYUnclear
Not available.
MRIDHANIFarsi
Mridhani name hails from Mridhan, a small town in the Gilan Province, Iran it is now a Siahrud Protected Area.
MUMUZADungan
Derived from the first part of the Arabic given name Muhammad, mu-.
MUVAZADungan
Derived from the first part of the Arabic given name Muhammad, mu-.
NEGRONSpanish and Italian
This surname is a most likely variant of the word and name Negro.
O'CARROLLIrish/Gaelic (Anglicized, ?)
Originates from the ancient Gaelic name Mac Cearbhaill or O'Cearbhaill, deriving from the word "Cearbh" which means to "Hack". Making it a possible name for a warrior or blacksmith.
Ó CEARNAIGHIrish Gaelic
Meaning ‘descendant of Cearnach’. Compare Kearney.
OLIVIAAmerican (English)
From the given name of Olivia
OSGOODEnglish Jewish
English: Old Norse personal name Asgautr, composed of the elements as'god'+the tribal name Gaul. This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late old English forms Osgot or Osgod and was later reinforce by the Norman Ansgot.... [more]
PHUKUNTSISetswana/ Sesotho
This surname has multilayered meanings... [more]
PITAN?
Guatemalan?
PITSTICKunknown
Origin unidentified.