Surnames of Length 5

This is a list of surnames in which the length is 5.
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MARIE French
From the given name MARIE.
MARKÓ Hungarian
Derived from the given name MÁRK.
MARMO Italian
Means "marble" in Italian, possibly indicating a person who lived near a quarry or one who worked with marble.
MARTÍ Catalan
Derived from the given name MARTÍ.
MARTZ German
Derived from an old diminutive of MARTIN.
MAŠEK Czech
Derived from the given name Mašek, which can be a diminutive of either MATĚJ or TOMÁŠ.
MASIN Italian
Venetian variant of MASI.
MASON English
Occupational name for a stoneworker or layer of bricks, from Old French masson, ultimately of Germanic origin (akin to Old English macian "to make").
MATEU Catalan
Derived from the given name MATEU.
MATIĆ Croatian
Means "son of MATIJA".
MAYER (3) English
Occupational name for a mayor, from Middle English mair, derived via Old French from Latin maior.
MAYES English
Patronymic form of MAY.
MAZZA Italian
From a nickname (perhaps occupational) meaning "maul, mallet" in Italian.
MCCOY Scottish
Anglicized form of MAC AODHA.
MCFEE Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of MAC DUIBHSHÍTHE.
MCGEE Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of MAC AODHA.
MCKAY Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of MAC AODHA.
MCNAB Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Aba meaning "son of the abbot".
MCNEE Irish
Anglicized form of MAC NIADH.
MERLE French
French form of MERLO.
MERLO Italian, Spanish
Means "blackbird", ultimately from Latin merula. The blackbird is a symbol of a naive person.
MEYER (1) German
From Middle High German meier meaning "bailiff, administrator", derived from Latin maior meaning "greater". Later it also denoted a tenant farmer. The spellings Meier and Meyer are more common in northern Germany while Maier and Mayer are more common in southern Germany.
MEYER (2) Jewish
From Hebrew מֵאִיר (meir) meaning "enlightened".
MIHOV Bulgarian
Means "son of Miho", the given name Miho being a diminutive of MIHAIL.
MILES English
From the given name MILES.
MILIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Means "son of MILE".
MILLS English
Originally given to one who lived near a mill or who worked in a mill, from Middle English mille.
MILNE Scottish
From Scots and Middle English milne (a variant of mille) meaning "mill".
MINGO Spanish
From the given name DOMINGO.
MISRA Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi मिश्र (see MISHRA).
MOHAN Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Mocháin meaning "descendant of MOCHÁN".
MOLES Catalan
From Catalan mola meaning "millstone".
MONDO Italian
From a given name, a short form of names such as RAIMONDO or EDMONDO.
MONET French
Derived from either of the given names HAMON or EDMOND. A famous bearer was the French impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
MONTE Italian
Variant of MONTI.
MONTI Italian
Means "mountain, hill" in Italian.
MOORE (1) English
Originally indicated a person who lived on a moor, from Middle English mor meaning "open land, bog".
MOORE (2) English
Derived from the given name MAURUS.
MOORE (3) English
Nickname for a person of dark complexion, from Old French more, Latin maurus, meaning "Moorish".
MORCE English
Variant of MORRISS.
MOREL French
Derived from a diminutive of MAURUS.
MORRA Italian
Locative name derived from Italian places such as Morra De Sanctis, Campania, or Morra del Villar, Piedmont.
MORSE English
Variant of MORRISS.
MOSER German
Name for someone who lived near a peat bog, from Middle High German mos.
MOSES Jewish, English
Derived from the given name MOSES.
MOTTA Italian
From various names of places around Italy. It is derived from a Gaulish word meaning "hill".
MOULD English
From the given name Mauld, a medieval form of MATILDA.
MUÑOZ Spanish
Patronymic derived from the medieval Spanish given name Muño, from Latin Munnius, possibly of Germanic origin.
MUNRO Scottish
Variant of MONROE.
MUSIL Czech
Possibly from a nickname meaning "the one who had to", from the past participle of the verb muset meaning "must" (of Germanic origin).
MYERS English
Patronymic form of MAYER (3).
MYLES English
Variant of MILES.
MYŠKA Czech
From nickname derived from Czech myš meaning "mouse".
NAAJI Arabic
From the given name NAAJI.
NACAR Turkish
Turkish form of NAJJAR.
NÆSS Norwegian
Variant of NESS.
NAESS Norwegian
Variant of NESS.
NAGEL German, Dutch
Means "nail" in German and Dutch, an occupational name for a carpenter or nailsmith.
NAGGI Italian
Originally denoted a person from the town of Naggio in Lombardy, Italy.
NALDI Italian
From given names like ARNALDO and RINALDO.
NANNI Italian
Variant of NANA.
NARDI Italian
From the given name Nardo, which was originally a short form of names like BERNARDO or LEONARDO.
NARDO Italian
Variant of NARDI.
NEGRI Italian
Nickname derived from Italian negro "black", used to refer to someone with dark hair or dark skin.
NEJEM Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic نجم (see NAJM).
NELLI Italian
Derived from the given name NELLO.
NĚMEC Czech
Means "German" in Czech.
NEMES Hungarian
Means "noble, gentle" in Hungarian.
NÉMET Hungarian
Means "German" in Hungarian.
NENCI Italian
Means "son of Nencio", a Tuscan diminutive of the name LORENZO.
NERVI Italian
From the name of the town of Nervi in Liguria, northwestern Italy.
NIERI Italian
Either a variant of NERI, or from the Italian name RANIERO.
NIGEL English
Derived from the given name NEIL.
NIGRO Italian
Variant of NEGRI.
NILES English
Means "son of NEIL".
NIXON English
Means "son of NICK". A famous bearer was the American president Richard Nixon (1913-1994).
NOLAN Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Nualláin meaning "descendant of NUALLÁN".
NORTH English
Name for a person who lived to the north.
NØRUP Danish
From the name of Danish villages named Nørup or Norup.
NORUP Danish
Variant of NØRUP.
NOSEK Czech, Polish
Means "small nose" in Czech and Polish.
NOVÁK Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of NOVAK.
NOVAK Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Slavic novy "new", originally a name for someone who was new to a village.
NOWAK Polish
Polish form of NOVAK.
NOYER French
French form of NOGUEIRA.
NUNES Portuguese
Means "son of NUNO".
NÚÑEZ Spanish
Spanish form of NUNES.
NURMI Finnish
Means "meadow, field" in Finnish. It was the surname of the athlete Paavo Nurmi (1897-1973).
OBAMA Eastern African, Luo
From a rare Luo given name meaning "crooked, bent". It was possibly originally given to a baby who had an arm or leg that looked slightly bent immediately after birth or who was born in the breech position.
OCHOA Spanish
Spanish form of OTXOA.
ODELL English
Originally denoted a person who was from Odell in Bedfordshire, derived from Old English wad "woad" (a plant that produces a blue dye) and hyll "hill".
OGDEN English
From a place name derived from Old English ac "oak" and denu "valley".
O'HARA Irish
From the Irish Ó hEaghra, which means "descendant of Eaghra", Eaghra being a given name of uncertain origin. Supposedly, the founder of the clan was Eaghra, a 10th-century lord of Luighne. A famous fictional bearer of this surname is Scarlett O'Hara, a character in Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' (1936).
OJEDA Spanish
From the name of the Ojeda river in Soria, Spain, possibly derived from Latin folia "leaves".
O'KANE Irish
Anglicized form of Ó CATHÁIN.
OKEKE Western African, Igbo
From the given name OKEKE.
OLASZ Hungarian
Means "Italian" in Hungarian, from old Slavic volhu "Romance-speaker" (of Germanic origin).
OLMOS Spanish
Variant of OLMO.
OLSEN Danish
Means "son of OLE".
OLSON Swedish, Danish
Anglicized form of OLSSON or OLSEN.
O'NEAL Irish
From Irish ó Néill meaning "descendant of NEIL".
OOMEN Dutch
Patronymic derived from Middle Dutch oom meaning "(maternal) uncle".
ORBÁN Hungarian
Derived from the given name ORBÁN.
Ó RINN Irish
Means "descendant of Rinn". The given name Rinn means "star" in Irish.
ORIOL Catalan
From Catalan or meaning "gold", originally a nickname for a person with blond hair.
ORLOV Russian
Patronym derived from the Russian nickname Орёл (Oryol) meaning "eagle".
ORMAN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó RUAIDH.
OROSZ Hungarian
Means "Russian" in Hungarian.
ORTIZ Spanish
Means "son of Orti", a byname deriving either from Latin fortis meaning "brave, strong" or fortunius meaning "fortunate".
O'SHEA Irish
Anglicized form of Ó SÉAGHDHA.
ØSTER Danish
From Danish øst meaning "east", originally denoting a dweller on the eastern side of a place.
OTTEN Dutch
Means "son of OTTO".
OTXOA Basque
From Basque otso meaning "wolf".
OWENS Welsh
From the Welsh given name OWAIN.
OZOLS Latvian
Means "oak tree" in Latvian.
PABST German
From German Papst, a cognate of POPE.
PAGET English, French
Diminutive of PAGE.
PAIGE English
Variant of PAGE.
PAPKE Low German
Low German diminutive form of papa (see POPE).
PARKS English
Patronymic form of PARK (3).
PARMA Italian
From the city of Parma in northern Italy, the name of which is probably of Etruscan origin.
PARRI Italian
From the given name GASPARE.
PARRY Welsh
Derived from ap Harry meaning "son of HARRY".
PATEL Indian, Gujarati
Means "landowner" in Gujarati.
PATIL Indian, Marathi
Means "village chief" in Marathi.
PAVÍA Spanish
Spanish form of PAVIA.
PAVIA Italian
From the name of the city of Pavia in Lombardy, Italy. It is of unknown meaning.
PAVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of PAVLE".
PAYNE English
From a medieval given name or nickname derived from Latin paganus meaning "heathen, pagan" (from an earlier sense "rural, rustic"), which was given to children whose baptism had been postponed or adults who were not overly religious.
PELLÉ French
From French pelé meaning "bald".
PENNY English
Nickname meaning "penny, coin" from Old English penning.
PÉREZ Spanish
Means "son of PEDRO" in Spanish.
PEREZ Spanish
Variant of PÉREZ.
PERKO Slovene, Croatian
Derived from an archaic diminutive of PETER.
PERRY (1) English
From Old English pirige meaning "pear tree", a derivative of peru meaning "pear", itself from Latin pirum. A famous bearer was Matthew Perry (1794-1858), the American naval officer who opened Japan to the West.
PERRY (2) Welsh
From Welsh ap Herry meaning "son of HERRY".
PESCE Italian
Means "fish" in Italian, referring either to a fisherman or to a person who resembled a fish in some way.
PEŠEK Czech
From a diminutive of the given name PETR.
PESTI Hungarian
Originally it indicated someone from Pest, one of the towns that were joined to make BUDAPEST.
PESTY Hungarian
Variant of PESTI.
PÉTER Hungarian
Derived from the given name PÉTER.
PETER English, German, Dutch
Derived from the given name PETER.
PETIT French, Catalan, English
Means "small, little" derived from Old French and Catalan petit. It was perhaps used for a short, small person or to denote the younger of two individuals.
PETRI Italian
Derived from the given name PIETRO.
PEURA Finnish
Means "deer" in Finnish.
PFAFF German
From a nickname meaning "priest, cleric" from Old High German pfaffo, from Latin papa.
PINHO Portuguese
Habitational name meaning "pine" in Portuguese.
PIPER English
Originally given to a person who played on a pipe (a flute).
PITTS English
Indicated a person who lived by a pit or hollow, from Old English pytt. It could also indicate a person from Pitt (Hants) or Pett (East Sussex) in England.
PLANK German, English
Means "plank", from Old French, itself from Late Latin planca. This could have referred to a person who lived by a plank bridge over a stream, someone who was thin, or a carpenter.
PLATT English
From Old French plat meaning "flat, thin", from Late Latin plattus, from Greek πλατυς (platys) meaning "wide, broad, flat". This may have been a nickname or a topographic name for someone who lived near a flat feature.
POGGI Italian
Variant of POGGIO.
POLÁK Czech
Means "Pole, person from Poland" in Czech.
POOLE English
From Old English pol meaning "pool", referring to a person who lived by a small body of water.
POPOV Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of the priest", derived from Russian and Bulgarian поп (pop).
PORRA Catalan
Variant of PORRAS.
PORTO Italian
Designated a person who lived near a harbour, from Italian porto, Latin portus.
POUND English
Occupational name for a person who kept animals, from Old English pund "animal enclosure".
POWER (1) English, Irish
From Old French Poier, indicating a person who came from the town of Poix in Picardy, France.
POWER (2) English
From Middle English povre meaning "poor", via Old French from Latin pauper. It could have been a nickname for someone who had no money or a miser.
POZZI Italian
From Italian pozzo meaning "well, pit", derived from Latin puteus.
PRATT English
From Old English prætt meaning "trick, prank". This was a nickname for a trickster.
PRICE Welsh
Derived from Welsh ap Rhys, which means "son of RHYS".
PRINZ German, Jewish
Means "prince", used as an ornamental name by Jews or as a nickname for someone who acted in a princely manner.
PROTZ German
From a nickname meaning "showy, pompous", derived from an old southern German word meaning "toad".
PRYCE Welsh
Variant of PRICE.
PRYOR English
Originally belonged to one who was a prior (a religious official), or one who worked for a prior.
QADIR Arabic
Derived from the given name QADIR.
QUEEN English
From a given name that was derived from Old English cwen meaning "queen, woman". In some occurrences it may have been a nickname.
QUICK English
Nickname for a quick or agile person, ultimately from Old English cwic meaning "alive".
QUIGG Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Cuaig meaning "descendant of Cuaig", a given name of unknown meaning.
QUINN Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Cuinn meaning "descendant of CONN".
QUIRK Irish
Variant of QUIRKE.
RADEV Bulgarian
Means "son of Rade", a diminutive of RADOSLAV, RADOMIR, or other names beginning with рад (rad).
RADIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic derived from the given name RADE.
RAGNO Italian
From a nickname meaning "spider" in Italian.
RAINS English
Variant of RAINES.
RAKES English
Variant of RAKE.
RAMOS Spanish
Originally indicated a person who lived in a thickly wooded area, from Latin ramus meaning "branch".
RANTA Finnish
Originally indicated a person who lived near the shore, from Finnish ranta meaning "shore, beach".
RASCH German
German form of RASK.
RATTI Italian
From Italian ratto meaning "rat", originally denoting a sly individual.
RAYNE English, French
Derived from a Germanic name that was short for longer names beginning with the element ragin meaning "advice, counsel".
READY (1) English
From Middle English redi meaning "prepared, prompt".
READY (2) Scottish
Originally denoted a person from Reedie farm in Angus, Scotland.
READY (3) Irish
Anglicized form of Ó RODAGH.
REECE Welsh
Derived from the given name RHYS.
REESE Welsh
Derived from the given name RHYS.
REEVE English
Occupational name derived from Middle English reeve, Old English (ge)refa meaning "sheriff, prefect, local official".
REGAN Irish
Variant of REAGAN.
REIER German
Variant of REIHER.
REVIE English
Variant of REEVE.
REYER German
Variant of REIHER.
REYES Spanish
Spanish variant of REY (1).
RIBER Danish
Originally indicated a person from the county or town of Ribe in southwestern Denmark.
RICCI Italian
From Italian riccio meaning "curly", a nickname for someone with curly hair. It is ultimately from Latin ericius meaning "hedgehog".
RIDER English
Variant of RYDER.
RIESE German, Jewish
Means "giant" in German.
RIGBY English
Originally derived from a the name of a town in Lancashire, itself from Old Norse hryggr "ridge" and býr "farm".
RIGGI Italian
From the name of the Italian city of Reggio Calabria, from Latin Rhegium, of Greek origin.
RIGHI Italian
From the given name ARRIGO.
RILEY (1) English
From the name of the town of Ryley in Lancashire, derived from Old English ryge "rye" and leah "clearing".
RINNE (1) Irish
Anglicized form of Ó RINN.
RINNE (2) Finnish
Means "hillside" in Finnish.
RIZZO Italian
Variant of RICCI.
ROACH English
From Middle English and Old French roche meaning "rock", from Late Latin rocca, a word that may be of Celtic origin. It indicated a person who lived near a prominent rock, or who came from a town by this name (such as Les Roches in Normandy).
ROCCA Italian
Italian cognate of ROACH.
ROCCO Italian
Derived from the given name ROCCO.
ROCHA Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician cognate of ROACH.
ROCHE French
French cognate of ROACH.
ROJAS Spanish
Variant of ROJO.
ROMÃO Portuguese
Portuguese form of ROMANO (1) or ROMANO (2).
ROMPA Dutch
Variant of VAN ROMPA.
ROOSA Dutch
From Dutch roos meaning "rose".
ROSSI Italian
Derived from a nickname for a red-haired person, from Italian rosso, Latin russus meaning "red".
ROWAN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó RUADHÁIN.
ROXAS Filipino
Filipino form of the Spanish ROJAS.
ROYCE English
Originally derived from the medieval given name Royse, a variant of ROSE.
ROYER French
From French roue meaning "wheel", ultimately from Latin rota, an occupational name for a wheelwright.
ROYLE English
Originally derived from a place name meaning "rye hill" from Old English ryge "rye" and hyll "hill".
RÓZSA Hungarian
From the feminine given name RÓZSA.
RUANE Irish
Anglicized form of Ó RUADHÁIN.
RUBIO Spanish
Nickname for a person with red hair, from Latin rubeus "red".
RUOHO Finnish
Means "grass" in Finnish.
RUSSO Italian
Variant of ROSSI.
RUZSA Hungarian
Dialectical variant of RÓZSA.
RYBÁR Slovak
Slovak form of RYBÁŘ.
RYBÁŘ Czech
Means "fisher" in Czech, from ryba meaning "fish".
RYDER English
Occupational name for a mounted warrior, from Old English ridere meaning "rider".
SAARI Finnish
From Finnish saari meaning "island".
SACCO Italian
Occupational name for a maker of sacks, from Italian sacco, Latin saccus.
SACHS German
Originally indicated a person from Saxony (German Sachsen). The region was named for the Germanic tribe of the Saxons, ultimately derived from the Germanic word sahs meaning "knife".
SADIK Turkish
From the given name SADIK.
SAITO Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 斎藤 (see SAITOU).
SALVI Italian
From the given name SALVO or SALVIO.
SAMSA Hungarian
Derived from a diminutive of the given name SÁMUEL.
SANDS English
From Old English, indicated the original nearer lived on sandy ground.
SANNA Italian
From Italian sanna or zanna meaning "tusk, fang", a nickname for a person with a protruding tooth.
SANTO Italian
Italian form of SANTOS.
SARKA Hungarian (Anglicized)
Americanized form of SZARKA.
SARNO Italian
Originally denoted a person from Sarno in Italy, named for the Sarno River (called Sarnus in Latin).
SARTI Italian
Variant of SARTO.
SARTO Italian
Occupational name meaning "tailor" in Italian, from Latin sartor, from sarcire meaning "to mend".
SATOU Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "help, aid" and (tou) meaning "wisteria". The final character might indicate a connection to the Fujiwara clan. This is the most common surname in Japan.
SAULT French
French cognate of SOTO.
SAYER Welsh
From Welsh saer meaning "carpenter".
SCAVO Italian
Means "serf, slave", from Old Sicilian scavu.
SCOLA Italian
From Italian scuola meaning "school".
SCOTT English, Scottish
Originally given to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic.
SEGAL (1) Jewish
From the Hebrew phrase סגן לויה (segan Lewiyah) meaning "assistant Levite".
SEGAL (2) French
Occupational name for a grower or seller of rye, from Old French, from Latin secale "rye".
SELBY English
From the name of a village that meant "willow farm" in Old English.
SENFT (1) German
Occupational name for a mustard seller, from German Senf "mustard".
SENFT (2) German
Nickname for a helpful, kind person, from Old High German semfti meaning "soft, accommodating".
SEPPÄ Finnish
Means "smith" in Finnish.
SESSA Italian
Originally indicated a person from from Sessa or Sessa Cilento, Italy (from Latin Suessa, of uncertain meaning).
SHAIN Jewish
Means "beautiful, handsome" in Yiddish, from German schön.
SHARP English
Nickname for a keen person, from Old English scearp "sharp".
SHEHU Albanian
From the Arabic title شيخ (shaykh) meaning "sheik".
SHINE (1) English
Means "beautiful, attractive" from Old English sciene.
SHINE (2) Irish
Anglicized form of Ó SEIGHIN.
SHORT English
From a nickname for a short person, from Middle English schort.
SIENA Italian
Indicated a person from Siena in Italy, which was named after the Gaulish tribe of the Senones.
SILJE Norwegian
Derived from the given name SILJE.
SILVA Portuguese, Spanish
From Spanish or Portuguese silva meaning "forest".
ŠIMEK Czech
Derived from the name Šimek, a diminutive of ŠIMON.
SIMEN English (Rare)
From the given name SIMON (1).
SIMMS English
Derived from the medieval given name Sim, a short form of SIMON (1).
ŠIMON Czech, Slovak
Derived from the given name ŠIMON.
SIMON English, French, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Jewish
Derived from the given name SIMON (1).
SINGH Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his Sikh male followers the surname Singh and all females Kaur.
SIPOS Hungarian
Occupational name for a fife player or piper, from Hungarian síp "whistle, pipe".
SITKO Polish
Means "a fine sieve" in Polish, a diminutive of the Polish word sito "sieve".
SKÁLA Czech
Means "rock" in Czech, indicating that the original bearer lived near a prominent rock.
SKAŁA Polish
Polish cognate of SKÁLA.
SLANE Irish
Originally indicated a person from Slane, County Meath, Ireland, which is derived from the given name SLÁINE.
SLOAN Irish
Patronymic name derived from the early Irish given name SLUAGHADHÁN.
SMALL English
From a nickname for a small person, from Middle English smal.
SMETS Dutch
Variant of SMIT.
SMITH English
Means "metalworker, blacksmith" from Old English smiþ, related to smitan "to smite, to hit". It is the most common surname in most of the English-speaking world. A famous bearer was the Scottish economist Adam Smith (1723-1790).
SMITS Dutch
Variant of SMIT.
SMOLA Czech
Variant of SMOLAK.
SNELL English
From Old English snel meaning "fast, quick, nimble".