Surnames of Length 6

This is a list of surnames in which the length is 6.
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AAFJES Dutch
Means "son of AAFJE".
AARDEN Dutch
From Dutch aarden meaning "clay, stone, earth". It probably denoted a person who worked with those materials.
AARENS Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
ABARCA Spanish
From the name of a type of leather-soled shoe or sandal made on the Balearic Islands. It originally indicated a person who made or sold this item.
ABAROA Basque
Possibly from Basque abaro meaning "refuge".
ABBASI Persian, Urdu
From the given name ABBAS.
ABBATE Italian
Variant of ABATE.
ABBING Dutch
Variant of ABBINK.
ABBINK Dutch
From various Dutch places meaning "ABBE's farm".
ABBOTT English
English cognate of ABATE.
ABELEN Dutch
Patronymic surname derived from ABEL or a diminutive of ALBERT.
ABELLI Italian
From the given name ABELE.
ABELLÓ Catalan
From the Latin given name Abellio, which may have been derived from the name of a Pyrenean god.
ABRAMI Italian
Derived from the given name ABRAMO.
ABRAMO Italian
Derived from the given name ABRAMO.
ABRAMS Jewish, English
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ACARDI Italian
Derived from the Norman name Achard, a form of EKKEHARD.
ACCIAI Italian
Derived from medieval Italian accia meaning "axe", ultimately from Latin ascia.
ACERBI Italian
From Italian acerbo meaning "bitter, harsh, severe".
ACOSTA Spanish
Spanish form of DA COSTA (from a misdivision of the surname).
ADAMIĆ Croatian
Means "son of ADAM".
ADAMÍK Czech
Czech diminutive form of ADAM.
ADCOCK English
Derived from a diminutive of the given name ADAM.
ADDENS Dutch
Means "son of ADDE".
ADESSO Italian
Perhaps a nickname for a punctual or fast person, from Italian adesso meaning "now, at this moment".
ADKINS English
Variant of ATKINS.
ADOLFS Dutch
Means "son of ADOLF".
AFFINI Italian
From Latin affinis meaning "neighbouring, kindred".
AGOSTI Italian
Means "son of Agosto", a variant of AUGUSTO.
AGUADO Spanish
Derived from Spanish agua "water", indicating a person who lived near water or worked with water.
AHEARN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó HEACHTHIGHEARNA.
AHLERS Low German
Means "son of ALARD".
AIELLO Italian
From various place names in Italy, such as Aiello del Friuli, Aiello del Sabato and others. They are derived from Latin agellus meaning "little field".
AIKEMA Frisian
Means "son of AIKE".
AIOLFI Italian
Means "son of Aiolfo", which is derived from the Germanic name AGILULF.
AITKEN Scots, English
Derived from the medieval given name Atkin, a diminutive of ADAM.
AJELLO Italian
Variant of AIELLO.
AL-AMIN Arabic
Means "the truthful" from Arabic امين (amin).
ALBANI Italian
Derived from the given name ALBANO.
ALBANO Italian
Derived from the given name ALBANO.
ALBERO Italian
From Italian albero meaning "tree", ultimately from Latin arbor, referring to someone who lived in the woods or worked as a woodcutter.
ALBERS Dutch
Means "son of ALBERT".
ALBERT English, French, Catalan, Hungarian, Romanian, German
Derived from the given name ALBERT.
ALBINI Italian
Means "son of ALBINO".
ALDANA Basque
From the name of a Basque town, derived from aldats meaning "slope".
ALDERS Dutch
Means "son of ALDERT".
ALEPPO Italian
From the name of the Syrian city of Aleppo, which is from Arabic خالاب (Khalab), of uncertain meaning.
ALESCI Italian
Means "son of ALESSIO".
ALESSI Italian
Variant of ALESCI.
ALFARO Spanish
Originally denoted someone who was from the city of Alfaro in La Rioja, Spain. It is possibly derived from Arabic meaning "the watchtower".
ALFERO Italian
From the given name ADALFARUS.
ALFONS Dutch
From the given name ALFONS.
ALFSON Swedish
Anglicized form of ALFSSON.
ALKEMA Frisian
Means "son of ALKE".
ALLARD French, English
Derived from the given name ADALHARD (or the Old English cognate ÆÐELRÆD).
ALOISI Italian
From the given name ALOISIO.
ALONSO Spanish
From the given name ALONSO.
ALTENA Dutch
From the name of a town in the Netherlands, possibly meaning "close, near" in Dutch.
ALTING Dutch
Means "ALTE (2)'s farm" in Dutch.
ALTINK Dutch
Variant of ALTING.
ALUNNI Italian
From Italian alunno meaning "student".
AMADEI Italian
Means "son of AMADEO".
AMADOR Spanish
Derived from the given name AMADOR.
AMSING Dutch
Means "AMSE's farm" in Dutch.
ANDELA Dutch
From the given name ANDREAS.
ANDRÉS Spanish
Derived from the given name ANDRÉS.
ANDRES German
Derived from the given name ANDREAS.
ANDREU Catalan
From the given name ANDREU.
ANJEMA Frisian
Denoted a person from the village of Anjum in the Netherlands. It possibly means "corner" in Dutch.
ANNEMA Frisian
Means "son of ANNE (2)".
ANTEMA Frisian
Means "son of ANTE (2)".
ANTUMA Frisian
Variant of ANTEMA.
APPELO Dutch
Indicated a person who was from a farm called Aperloo, probably a derivative of appel meaning "apple".
AQUILA Italian
From a nickname meaning "eagle" in Italian.
AQUINO Italian, Spanish
From the name of an Italian town near Rome, derived from Latin aqua meaning "water", the home town of the 13th-century saint Thomas Aquinas. In Italy the surname is derived directly from the town's name. As a Spanish-language surname, it was sometimes bestowed by missionaries in honour of the saint as they evangelized in Spanish colonies.
ARAÚJO Portuguese
Denoted a person hailing from one of the many areas that bear this name in Portugal, which is of unknown meaning.
ARAUJO Spanish
Spanish form of ARAÚJO.
ARBEID Dutch
From Dutch arbeid meaning "work".
ARBEIT German
From German arbeit meaning "work".
ARBORE Italian
From Latin arbor meaning "tree".
ARCHER English
Occupational name for one who practiced archery, from Latin arcus "bow" (via Old French).
ARENAS Spanish
From various Spanish place names, which are derived from Spanish arena meaning "sand".
ARENDS Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
ARENTS Dutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ARENTZ Dutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ARGALL Cornish
From a place name meaning "shelter, quiet place" in Cornish.
ARITZA Spanish, Basque
From Basque aritz meaning "oak tree". This was a nickname of Iñigo, the first king of Pamplona, Spain (9th century).
ARKEMA Frisian
Means "son of ARKE".
ARMANI Italian
Means "son of ERMANNO".
ARMATI Italian
From Italian armato meaning "armed, armoured, equipped".
ARNOLD English
Derived from the given name ARNOLD.
ARNONI Italian
Means "son of Arnone" from the medieval name Arnone, of uncertain origin.
ARTHUR English, French
From the given name ARTHUR.
ASENOV Bulgarian
Means "son of ASEN".
ASHLEY English
Denoted a person hailing from one of the many places in England that bear this name. The place name itself is derived from Old English æsc "ash tree" and leah "woodland, clearing".
ASSIES Dutch
Means "son of ASSE".
ASSINK Dutch
From a place name meaning "ASSE's farm".
ATKINS English
Means "son of Atkin", a medieval diminutive of ADAM.
ATWOOD English
From Middle English meaning "dweller at the wood".
AUDLEY English
From a place name meaning "EALDGYÐ's clearing" in Old English.
AUKEMA Frisian
Means "son of AUKE".
AUSTIN English
Derived from the given name AUSTIN.
AYLMER English
Derived from the Old English name ÆÐELMÆR.
AZZARÀ Italian
Sicilian name, derived from Greek dialects of southern Italy. It is from Greek ψαρας (psaras) meaning "fisherman".
BAARDA Frisian
From the name of the town of Baard in the Netherlands, possibly derived from a given name that was a variant of BERT.
BAASCH Low German
From Middle Low German baas meaning "boss".
BÄCKER German
Variant of BECKER, mostly found in northern Germany.
BACKUS English
Means "bakery", an occupational name for a baker, from Old English bæchus literally "bake house".
BAGGIO Italian
Originally denoted a person from the Italian town of Baggio (now part of Milan). It is probably derived from Latin Badalocum meaning "watch place".
BAGLEY English
From various English place names, all derived from Old English bagga "bag, badger" combined with leah "woodland, clearing".
BAGLIO Italian
Italian cognate of BAILEY.
BAILEY English
From Middle English baili meaning "bailiff", which comes via Old French from Latin baiulus "porter".
BAINES (1) Welsh
From Welsh ab Einws meaning "son of Einws", a diminutive of EINION.
BAINES (2) English
From a nickname derived from Old English ban "bones", probably for a thin person.
BAJUSZ Hungarian
Means "moustache", from Hungarian bajusz.
BAKEMA Frisian
Means "son of Bake", a diminutive of BAAK.
BAKKER Dutch
Dutch cognate of BAKER, from Middle Dutch backer.
BALÁZS Hungarian
Derived from the given name BALÁZS.
BÁLINT Hungarian
Derived from the given name BÁLINT.
BALOGH Hungarian
Means "left handed" in Hungarian.
BANNER English
Occupational name for a flag carrier, derived from Old French baniere meaning "banner", ultimately of Germanic origin.
BÁRÁNY Hungarian
Means "lamb" in Hungarian.
BARÁTH Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian barát meaning "friend".
BARBER English, Scottish
Indicated a barber, one who cut hair for a living.
BARKER English
From Middle English bark meaning "to tan". This was an occupational name for a leather tanner.
BARLOW English
Derived from a number of English place names that variously mean "barley hill", "barn hill", "boar clearing" or "barley clearing".
BARNES English
Denoted a person who worked or lived in a barn. The word barn is derived from Old English bere "barley" and ærn "dwelling".
BARONE Italian
From the title barone "baron", derived via Latin from Germanic baro "man, warrior, servant".
BARROS Portuguese, Spanish
From the Portuguese and Spanish word barro meaning "clay, mud". This could either be an occupational name for a person who worked with clay or mud such as a builder or artisan, or a topographic name for someone living near clay or mud.
BARTON English
From a place name meaning "barley town" in Old English.
BARTOS Hungarian
From a given name that was a diminutive of BERTALAN.
BARTOŠ Czech, Slovak
Derived from Bartoš, a diminutive of BARTOLOMĚJ or BARTOLOMEJ.
BASILE Italian
From the given name BASILIO.
BATTLE English
From a nickname for a combative person. In some cases it may come from the name of English places called Battle, so named because they were sites of battles.
BAUDIN French
From the given name Baud, French form of BALDO.
BAUERS German
Variant of BAUER.
BAUMER German
Variant of BAUM.
BAXTER English
Variant (in origin a feminine form) of BAKER.
BECKER German
Derived from Middle High German becker meaning "baker".
BEGBIE Scottish
From the name of a town in East Lothian, Scotland. It is derived from the Old Norse given name BAGGI and býr "farm, settlement".
BEIRNE Irish
Variant of O'BYRNE.
BEITEL German
Variant of BEUTEL.
BENBOW English
From a nickname "bend the bow" given to an archer.
BENINI Italian
Means "son of Benino" from a diminutive of Bene or Beno, short forms of BENEDETTO.
BENNET English
Derived from the medieval English given name BENNETT.
BENSON English
Means "son of BENEDICT".
BENTON English
Denoted someone who came from Benton, England, which is derived from Old English beonet "bent grass" and tun "enclosure".
BERGER (1) French
Occupational name meaning "shepherd", from Old French bergier.
BERNAT Catalan
Derived from the given name BERNAT.
BEULEN Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BEUMER Dutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BAUMER or BÖHMER.
BEUTEL German
From Middle High German biutel meaning "bag", originally belonging to a person who made or sold bags.
BIEBER German, Jewish
From Middle High German biber meaning "beaver", possibly a nickname for a hard worker.
BİNİCİ Turkish
From the word binici meaning "rider, horseman".
BIONDI Italian
Means "fair-haired, blond" in Italian. This name was borne by the American swimmer Matt Biondi (1965-).
BIONDO Italian
Variant of BIONDI.
BISHOP English
Means simply "bishop", ultimately from Greek επισκοπος (episkopos) meaning "overseer". It probably originally referred to a person who served a bishop.
BISKUP Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak cognate of BISHOP.
BISSET English
From Old French bis meaning "drab, dingy", a nickname for someone who looked drab.
BLAISE French
Derived from the given name BLAISE.
BLANCO Spanish
Means "white" in Spanish. The name most likely referred to a person who was pale or had blond hair.
BLAŽEK Czech
Derived from a given name that was a diminutive of BLAŽEJ.
BLEIER German
Occupational name for a worker of lead, derived from German blei "lead".
BLYTHE English
From Old English meaning "happy, joyous, blithe".
BODNÁR Hungarian
Means "cooper, barrel maker" in Hungarian.
BOERIO Italian
From Italian boaro meaning "cowherd".
BOGNÁR Hungarian
Hungarian form of WAGNER.
BÖHLER German
Derived from the name of several German towns called Boll or Böhl, meaning "hill".
BOIVIN French
Nickname for a wine drinker, from Old French boi "to drink" and vin "wine".
BOLTON English
From any of the many places in England called Bolton, derived from Old English bold "house" and tun "enclosure".
BONHAM English
English form of BONHOMME.
BONNAY French
Variant of BONNET.
BONNER English
From Middle English boneire "kind, courteous", derived from Norman French bon aire "good bloodline".
BONNET French
From the given name BONITUS.
BONNEY English
From northern Middle English boni meaning "pretty, attractive".
BONOMO Italian
Italian cognate of BONHOMME.
BORGHI Italian
Locative origin, from the common place name Borgo meaning "village".
BORGIA Italian
Italian form of BORJA. This was the name of an Italian noble family who were influential during the Renaissance period.
BOSQUE Spanish
Spanish form of BOSCO.
BOULOS Arabic
From the given name BULUS.
BOURKE English
Variant of BURKE.
BOURNE English
Derived from Old English burna "stream, spring".
BOVERI Italian
Variant of BOVE.
BOWMAN English
Occupational name for an archer, derived from Middle English bowe, Old English boga meaning "bow".
BRADEN Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Bradáin meaning "descendant of BRADÁN".
BRAHMS German
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM. A famous bearer of this surname was the German composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).
BRANDT German
Variant of BRAND.
BRAUER Low German
Derived from Middle Low German bruwer meaning "brewer".
BRAUNE German
Variant of BRUN.
BREWER English
Occupational name for a maker of ale or beer.
BRIVIO Italian
From the name of the town of Brivio in Lombardy. Supposed it derives from a Celtic word meaning "bridge".
BRODIE Scottish
Originally derived from a place in Moray, Scotland. It is probably from Gaelic broth meaning "ditch, mire".
BROGAN Irish
Occupational name derived from Irish bróg meaning "shoe".
BROOKE English
Variant of BROOK.
BROOKS English
Variant of BROOK.
BROWNE English
Variant of BROWN.
BRYANT English
From the given name BRIAN.
BRYSON English
Means "son of BRICE".
BUNKER English
Derived from Old French bon cuer meaning "good heart".
BUNNAG Thai
From the name of Bunnag, an 18th-century general of Persian heritage.
BUREAU French
From Old French burel, diminutive of bure, a type of woolen cloth. It may have originated as a nickname for a person who dressed in the material or as an occupational name for someone who worked with it.
BURTON English
From a common English place name, derived from Old English meaning "fortified town".
BUSTOS Spanish
Variant of BUSTO.
BUTLER English, Irish
Occupational name derived from Norman French butiller "wine steward", ultimately from Late Latin butticula "bottle". A famous bearer of this surname is the fictional character Rhett Butler, created by Margaret Mitchell for her novel 'Gone with the Wind' (1936).
BYRNES Irish
Variant of O'BYRNE.
CABRAL Portuguese
From places named from Late Latin capralis meaning "place of goats", derived from Latin capra meaning "goat".
CAMPOS Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish variant of CAMPO.
CANNON English
From the ecclesiastical usage of canon, referring to a church official or servant who worked in a clergy house.
CARMAN (1) English
Occupational name for a carter, from Middle English carre "cart" (of Latin origin) and man "man".
CARMAN (2) English
From an Old Norse byname derived from karlmann meaning "male, man".
CARRAN Irish
Variant of CURRAN.
CARSON Scottish
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the town of Courson in Normandy.
CARTER English
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French caretier. A famous bearer is the former American president Jimmy Carter (1924-).
CARUSO Italian
Means "close-cropped hair" in Italian, also having the secondary sense "boy, young man".
CARVER English
Occupational surname for a carver, from Middle English kerve "cut".
CASALE Italian
Italian cognate of CASAL.
CASTLE English
From Middle English castel meaning "castle", from Late Latin castellum, originally indicating a person who lived near a castle.
CASTRO Spanish, Portuguese
Means "castle" in Spanish and Portuguese, and referred to one who lived near a castle.
CAUSER English
Occupational name for one who made leggings, derived from Old French chausse "leggings".
CAUSEY English
Indicated a person who lived near a causeway, from Old French caucie.
CEELEN Dutch
Derived from the given name CEEL.
ČERMÁK Czech
Means "redstart (bird)" in Czech.
CERMAK Czech
Anglicized form of ČERMÁK.
CHANCE English
From a nickname for a lucky person or a gambler.
CHAPUT French
From a diminutive of the Old French word chape meaning "cloak, hood". The name referred to a person who made, sold or often wore cloaks.
CHAVES Portuguese, Spanish
From the name of a Portuguese city, derived from the Roman name FLAVIUS (being named for the emperor Vespasian, whose family name was Flavius).
CHÁVEZ Spanish
Variant of CHAVES. A famous bearer was the labour leader César Chávez (1927-1993).
CHAYKA Ukrainian
Means "seagull" in Ukrainian.
CHEUNG Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of ZHANG.
CHMELA Czech
Derived from Czech chmel "hops", referring to a person who grew hops, a plant used in brewing beer.
CHMIEL Polish
Polish cognate of CHMELA, from Polish chmiel.
CHURCH English
From the English word, derived from Old English cirice, ultimately from Greek κυριακον (kyriakon) meaning "(house) of the lord". It probably referred to a person who lived close to a church.
CINEGE Hungarian
Means "titmouse bird" in Hungarian.
CLARKE English
Variant of CLARK.
CLEARY Irish
From Irish cléireach meaning "clerk" (see CLARK).
COELHO Portuguese
From the Portuguese word for "rabbit", either a nickname or an occupational name referring to a hunter or seller of rabbits.
COELLO Galician
Galician cognate of COELHO.
COEMAN Dutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
COENEN Dutch
Derived from the given name COENRAAD.
COLIJN Dutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
COLTON English
From a place name meaning "COLA's town".
CONNER English
From Middle English connere meaning "inspector", an occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures.
CONNOR Irish
Variant of O'CONNOR.
COOLEN Dutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
COOMBS English
From Old English cumb meaning "valley", the name of several places in England.
COONEY Irish
From Irish Ó Cuana meaning "descendant of Cuana". Cuana probably means "handsome, elegant". The Cooney sept originated in County Tyrone.
COOPER English
Means "barrel maker", from Middle English couper.
CORWIN English
Derived from Old French cordoan "leather", ultimately from the name of the Spanish city of Cordova.
COUTTS Scottish
From the name of the town of Cults in Aberdeenshire, derived from a Gaelic word meaning "woods".
COWDEN English
From various English place names, which meaning either "coal valley", "coal hill" or "cow pasture" in Old English.
CRESPI Italian
Variant of CRESPO.
CRESPO Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Referred to a person with curly hair, from Latin crispus meaning "curly".
CROUCH English
Variant of CROSS.
CRUSAN Dutch
Anglicized form of CRUYSSEN.
CSONKA Hungarian
Means "maimed, mutilated" in Hungarian.
CSORBA Hungarian
From a nickname meaning "chipped, jagged" in Hungarian.
CUESTA Spanish
Spanish form of COSTA.
CUEVAS Spanish
Derived from Spanish cueva meaning "cave".
CULLEN (1) English
From the name of the German city of Cologne, which was derived from Latin colonia "colony".
CULLEN (2) Irish
Anglicized form of Ó COILEÁIN or Ó CUILINN.
CUOCCO Italian
Italian cognate of COOK.
CURRAN Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Corraidhín meaning "descendant of CORRAIDHÍN".
CURTIS English
Nickname for a courteous person from Old French curteis meaning "refined".
CUYPER Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
CZAJKA Polish
Means "lapwing (bird)" in Polish.
DALTON English
Derived from a place name meaning "valley town" in Old English. A notable bearer of the surname was the English chemist and physicist John Dalton (1766-1844).
D'AMORE Italian
From the given name AMORE.
DANELL English
Derived from the given name DANIEL.
DANIAU French
Derived from the given name DANIEL.
DANIEL English, French, German, Portuguese
Derived from the given name DANIEL.
DANNEL English
Variant of DANIEL.
DARROW Scottish
Habitational name from Darroch near Falkirk, in Stirlingshire, said to be named from Gaelic darach meaning "oak tree".
DARWIN English
From the given name DEORWINE.
DAVIAU French
From a diminutive form of DAVID.
DAVIDS English
Means "son of DAVID".
DAWSON English
Means "son of DAW".
D'CRUZE Indian (Christian)
Variant of CRUZ more common among Christians from India.
DEASÚN Irish
Irish variant of DESMOND.
DE LANG Dutch
Dutch cognate of LONG.
DE LEÓN Spanish
Referred to someone from the Leon region of Spain.