This is a list of surnames in which the length is 11.
Means "little abbot"
from Italian abate
and the diminutive suffix -icchio
, from Latin -iculus
Denoted a person who came from one of the various places in Italy with this name, derived from Italian meaning "cold water".
From the name of the Spanish town of Alburquerque, near the Portuguese border in the province of Badajoz. It is probably derived from Latin alba quercus
meaning "white oak".
Occupational name for a person who worked or lived at an orchard, from German Baumgarten "orchard"
(derived from Baum
"tree" and Garten
Means "son of Bellincione"
, from a medieval name (borne for example by Dante's grandfather) that was probably a derivative of Italian bello
From a place name, which derived from Old English meaning "enclosure by a steep path".
From German Burg
"fortress, castle" and Stelle
"place, position". This was a name given to a person dwelling at or near such a site.
Occupational name for one who looked after the inner rooms of a mansion, from Norman French chambrelain
Derived from a diminutive form of French charbon "charcoal"
, a nickname for a person with black hair or a dark complexion.
From a place name, itself derived from Old French chalenge
meaning "disputed" and Middle English wode
Indicated a person who worked or lived at a dyehouse, which is a place where dyeing was done.
From the name of the town of Ingersleben, Germany, which meant "Inge's village".
Occupational name for a butcher who dealt in veal, from German kalb
meaning "calf" and fleisch
Means "lion's corner"
in Dutch. The first bearer of this name lived on the corner (Dutch hoek
) of the Lion's Gate (Dutch Leeuwenpoort
) in the city of Delft.
Means "son of Cochlán"
. The given name Cochlán
is derived from Irish cochal
meaning "cape" or "hood".
Originally indicated a person from Manfredonia, Italy. The city was named for the 13th-century King Manfred
From the name of the Marche region in Italy, derived from Late Latin marca
meaning "borderland". It was the real surname of the American boxer Rocky Marciano (1923-1969), who was born Rocco Marchegiano.
From the name of a lost place in Cheshire, derived from the Old English byname Motere
meaning "speaker" and heafod
Ó COMHRAIDHE Irish
Means "descendant of Comhraidhe"
, in which the given name Comhraidhe
is of unknown meaning.
Originally indicated a person from Oppenheim, Germany, perhaps meaning "marshy home".
PATERNOSTER English, Italian
Occupational name for a maker of rosaries, also called paternosters. They are derived from the Latin phrase pater noster
"our Father", the opening words of the Lord's Prayer.
From Italian quattro
meaning "four" and occhi
meaning "eyes", a nickname for a person who wore glasses. It is usually found in Sicily.
From the Middle High German occupational name schuochmacher
Occupational name derived from Middle High German schultheiße
meaning "mayor, judge"
From a nickname for a warlike person, from Old English scacan
"to shake" and spere
"spear". A famous bearer was the English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare (1564-1616).
Patronymic from the given name Sienko
, an old diminutive of SZYMON
. This was the surname of the Polish writer Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846-1916).
From a place name, derived from Norwegian skjegg
"beard" and stad
Originally indicated a person from Staindrop, County Durham, England, derived from Old English stæner
meaning "stony ground" and hop
Means "stump leg"
from Middle Low German stoppel
"stump" and bein
Originally indicated the bearer was from a town of this name, derived from Old English sumor
"summer" and feld
VAN AALSBURG Dutch
Means "from Aalsburg"
, which is possibly Adelsburg
, composed of adal
"noble" and burg
VAN BOKHOVEN Dutch
Means "from Bokhoven"
, a small town in the province of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands. It means "goat yards" in Dutch.
VAN BUGGENUM Dutch
Means "from Buggenum"
, a small town in the middle of the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.
VAN DER STOEP Dutch
Means "from the paved entrance"
, from Dutch stoep
meaning "paved porch at the entrance to a house".
VAN HOFWEGEN Dutch
Means "from Hofwegen"
, a town in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands, itself derived from Dutch hof
"garden, courtyard" and weg
"way, path, road".
VAN OIRSCHOT Dutch
Means "from Oirschot"
, a town in the province of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands. It is possibly from Dutch oeros
meaning "aurochs" and schoot
meaning "projection (of land)".
From the name of the historical Italian city Ventimiglia, now near the French border, ultimately from Latin Albintimilium
Possibly derived from a German place name Falkenhorst
, from Falken
meaning "falcons" and Horst
Originally given to a person who dwelt near a sheep enclosure, from Middle English wether
"sheep" and spong
"strip of land".
Possibly from the Polish place name Wyrzyki
, of uncertain meaning, maybe "away from the river".
Means "old bridge"
, from Basque zubia
"bridge" and zahar
"old". A famous bearer is the Spanish soccer player Andoni Zubizarreta (1961-).