This is a list of surnames in which the length is 7.
Means "priest's street"
from Basque abas
"priest" and kale
Means "priest's meadow"
from Basque abas
"priest" and solo
Originally a name for a person from the city of Abbiategrasso, near Milan in Italy, called Abiatum
, the name of an estate near Oegstgeest in South Holland, meaning "abbot's pool"
From the name of a village, part of the city of Lecco in Lombardy. Its name is presumably derived from Italian acqua
Derived from the given name Addarius
, of unknown meaning.
From Italian agnello
(ultimately from Latin agnus
), denoting a pious or timid person.
From a place name that was derived from Spanish águila
, ultimately from Latin aquila
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al
(Old Norse ǫlr
) meaning "alder" and berg
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al
(Old Norse ǫlr
) meaning "alder" and gren
(Old Norse grein
) meaning "branch".
From a place name: either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire. The place names themselves derive from Old English anne
"alone, solitary" or ansetl
"hermitage" and leah
From the name of the Spanish region of Aragon, which was a medieval kingdom. The region was named for a river, which was itself derived from an Indo-European root meaning "water".
Means "the Persian"
in Arabic, derived from Arabic فارس
(Faris) meaning "Persia".
From a Scottish place name, itself derived from alla
"wild" and mhagh
From an Italian nickname derived from allegro
meaning "quick, lively"
From the name of the village of Alsop en la Dale in Derbyshire, England. It means "Ælli's valley" in Old English.
Derived from Hungarian alma
, perhaps originally referring to a person who harvested or sold apples.
Designated a person who had originally lived in the town of Almeida in Portugal. The place name is from Arabic ال مائدة (al ma'idah)
meaning "the plateau, the table".
Refers to a mufti
, a Muslim legal advisor consulted in applying a religious law.
Designated a person who was from a farm called Alserd, of uncertain meaning.
Name for a person dwelled in or by an old house, from German alt
"old" and haus
From the name of a town in Calabria, Italy. It is possibly derived from Arabic (dating from the Arab raids of the 9th century) meaning "the fortress".
Originally denoted a person from Anholt in the Netherlands, which means "hold, rest" in Dutch (a place where people could rest for the night).
From the name of various English towns, derived from Old English æppel
"apple" and Old Norse býr
Arriola Spanish, Basque
From Basque place names, themselves derived from Basque arri
"stone" and -ola
"place of, house".
Means "at the way"
, originally denoting someone who lived close to a road.
Indicated a person coming from the small town of Beers in Frisia.
Created by J. R. R. Tolkien for the hobbit Bilbo Baggins, the hero of The Hobbit
(1937), and also for his cousin Frodo Baggins, the hero of The Lord of the Rings
(1954). He probably derived it from the English word bag
. The Baggins family home was called Bag End, and Tolkien himself had an aunt who owned a farm by this name, so that may have been his inspiration. Tolkien used English-like translations of many hobbit names; according to his notes the real hobbit-language form of the surname was Labingi
From the Latin name Bandinus
, a derivative of Bandus
, which is of unknown meaning.
Derived from Old English bærnet
meaning "place cleared by burning".
Probably derived from a Middle English word meaning "strife"
, originally given to a quarrelsome person.
Derived from the place name Bassano, belonging multiple villages in Italy.
From the Basque place name Basurtu
, a village (now part of Bilbao) in Biscay. It means "middle of the forest".
Originally indicated a person from Bátor, a village in Hungary, which might be of Turkic origin meaning "hero". This was the surname of a Hungarian noble family who historically controlled the town. One of the family members, Stephen Báthory, became the king of Poland in the 16th century.
From the name of a place in Lancashire, from Old English beos
"bent grass" and leah
From an English place name meaning "Becca's homestead". The byname Becca
means "pickaxe" in Old English. A famous bearer is retired English soccer player David Beckham (1975-).
Indicated a person from Becske, a town in Hungary, which might be derived from the given name Benedek
From a Middle English version of Old French bel chiere
meaning "beautiful face"
. It later came to refer to a person who had a cheerful and pleasant temperament.
From a nickname derived from Italian bello
"beautiful, fair" and uomo
From a place name derived from Old English beonet
"bent grass" and leah
"woodland, clearing". Various towns in England bear this name.
From Swedish berg
meaning "mountain" and man
(Old Norse maðr
) meaning "man", originally a name for a person living on a mountain.
From Italian bianco
, originally given to a person who was white-haired or extremely pale.
Occupational name for someone who worked with tin or sheet metal, from German blech "tin"
From a place name meaning "Blocca's homestead". The Old English byname Blocca
is of uncertain origin.
Originally denoted someone living near the Bodrog, a river in northeastern of Hungary.
, the name of a small Basque village, derived from Basque bolu
"mill" and ibar
"meadow". This name was borne by the revolutionary Simón Bolívar (1783-1830).
From the name of the city of Bologna in northern Italy. It may derive from a Celtic word meaning "settlement".
Derived from Old French bon fils
meaning "good son"
From Old French bonne heure
meaning "good time"
Occupational name meaning "boatman"
, derived from Dutch boot
Occupational name for a maker of bottles, from Galician bottela
Derived from the name of the region of Brabant in the Netherlands and Belgium. It possibly means "ploughed region" or "marshy region" in Old High German.
From the name of various places in England meaning "hill covered with broom"
in Old English.
Means "brass worker"
, derived from Old English bræs
From an English place name place name meaning "Bracca's town" in Old English.
From Irish Ó Braonáin
meaning "descendant of Braonán"
, a byname meaning "rain, moisture, drop" (with a diminutive suffix).
Originally denoted a person who lived near a bridge, from Old English brycg
Originally referred to one who came from a town called Brigham, meaning "homestead by the bridge" in Old English. This is the name of towns in Cumberland and Yorkshire.
Possibly from English places named Brindley
, derived from Old English berned
"burned" and leah
From the name of a city in England meaning "the site of the bridge".
From the name of the city of Bristol, originally Brycgstow
in Old English, meaning "the site of the bridge".
Originally given to a person who was a Briton (a Celt of England) or a Breton (an inhabitant of Brittany).
Buckley 2 Irish
From Irish Ó Buachalla
meaning "descendant of Buachaill"
, a nickname meaning "cowherd, servant".
Originally denoted a person who came from Bulgaria, which is named after the Turkic tribe of the Bulgars, itself possibly from a Turkic root meaning "mixed".
Possibly a nickname derived from Middle English bole "fraud, deceit"
From Middle English and Old French burgeis
, ultimately from Frankish burg
From the name of various towns in England, typically derived from Old English burna
"stream, spring" and ham
Occupational name for a butcher, derived from Old French bouchier
Derived from Swedish by
(Old Norse býr
) meaning "village" and qvist
(Old Norse kvistr
) meaning "twig, branch".
in Spanish, used as a nickname for a person with a large amount of hair.
From various place names derived from Late Latin capraria
meaning "place of goats"
, from Latin capra
From the name of a city near Naples, originally Caiatia
in Latin, a derivative of the given name Caius
From the name of the town of Caivano near Naples, derived from Latin Calvianum
, derived from the Roman cognomen Calvus
Means "crooked nose"
from Gaelic cam
"crooked" and sròn
Campana Italian, Spanish
Occupational name from Late Latin campana
, ultimately derived from the Italian region of Campania, where bells were produced.
Capello 1 Italian
From Late Latin cappa
meaning "cloak, cape, hood"
. This was a name for one who made or wore cloaks.
Capello 2 Italian
Nickname for a thin person, from Italian capello
meaning "a hair"
, ultimately derived from Latin capillus
From a nickname for a person with dark features, from Italian carbone
From the name of a town in Catalonia, of uncertain meaning.
Originally denoted someone from San Pietro di Caridà, a town in Calabria. The town's name may be derived from Greek χάρις (charis)
meaning "grace, kindness".
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Cearmada
meaning "descendant of Cearmaid"
, a Gaelic given name.
From the name of a city in Tuscany famous for its marble quarries. It is probably derived from Late Latin quadreria
From the given name Cearbhall
. A famous bearer was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Indicated a person from any of the various towns named Cassano in Italy.
From Irish Ó Caiside
meaning "descendant of Caiside"
is a given name meaning "curly haired".
Originally indicated a person who came from Catalonia, a region of eastern Spain.
in Italian, an occupational name for a horseman.
Chaplin English, French
Occupational name for a chaplin, or perhaps for the servant of one, from Middle English, Old French chapelain
. A famous bearer was the British comic actor Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977).
Occupational name derived from Old English ceapmann
meaning "merchant, trader"
in Old French, used to denote a carter or a cartwright.
From the name of a city in England, derived from Latin castrum
From the name of various places meaning "clay settlement" in Old English.
Derived from the given name Clement
. This was the surname of the author Samuel Clemens (1835-1910), also known as Mark Twain.
Derived from various place names meaning "settlement by a cliff" in Old English.
Derived from the place name Glympton
meaning "settlement on the River Glyme" in Old English. This surname is borne by former American president Bill Clinton (1946-).
Collins 1 Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Coileáin
. A famous bearer was Michael Collins, an Irish nationalist leader who was assassinated in 1922.
Either from Italian colomba "dove"
indicating a dove keeper, or from the given name Colombo
, which is derived from the same word. This was the Italian surname of the 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus.
Indicated a person from Franche-Comté, a province in eastern France, which translates to "free county".
From the name of a type of hat characteristic of Sicily and southern Italy. This surname indicated a person who wore or made these hats.
Derived from Old French cornet
, referring to one who worked as a horn blower.
From the Italian city of Cremona, south of Milan, in Lombardy.
Occupational name derived from Middle English croppe "crop"
, referring to a fruit picker or a crop reaper.
Derived from the name of the town of Cuéllar in the Segovia province of Spain. It may be derived from Latin collis