This is a list of surnames in which the length is 7.
DE CAMPO Italian
Locative surname derived from place names called Campo (meaning "field").
From the Old English given name Deora
meaning "dear, beloved".
Americanized form of French de Garmeaux
, which may derive from a place called Garmeaux in Normandy.
DELGADO Spanish, Portuguese
in Spanish and Portuguese, ultimately from Latin delicatus
meaning "delicate, tender, charming".
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Díomasaigh
meaning "descendant of Díomasach"
, a given name meaning "proud".
Derived from the given name Derrick
). A famous bearer of this surname is the character Stephan Derrick from the German television series Derrick
Anglicized form of Gaelic Deasmhumhain
meaning "South Munster", originally indicating a person who came from that region in Ireland.
DE VRIES Dutch
Means "the Frisian"
in Dutch, referring to a person from Friesland.
DE WITTE Dutch
Means "the white"
in Dutch, a nickname for a person with white hair.
From the medieval given name Dicun
, a medieval diminutive of DICK (1)
. A famous bearer of this surname was the English writer Charles Dickens (1812-1870).
From Old English dic
"ditch" combined with man
"man". It was originally a name for a ditch digger or someone who lived near a ditch.
From the Irish Ó Dochartaigh
meaning "descendant of Dochartach"
. The byname Dochartach
Nickname for a lazy person, derived from the past participle of the Czech verb doležat "to lie down"
Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhghlas
, which meant "dark river"
"dark" and glais
"water, river" (an archaic word related to glas
"grey, green"). This is the name of various places in Scotland, such as a tributary of the River Clyde.
Originally indicated a person from the town of Dubica in Poland.
From Frisian dyk
meaning "dike, ditch"
. The name was given to a person living near a dyke or embankment.
Patronymic form of the English name Ellis
, from the medieval given name Elis
, a vernacular form of ELIJAH
Probably from a place name that was a derivative of Dutch els
meaning "alder tree".
Means "son of EMERY"
. The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
Denoted a person who was of English heritage. It was used to distinguish people who lived in border areas (for example, near Wales or Scotland). It was also used to distinguish an Anglo-Saxon from a Norman.
Derived from the Basque place name Espartza
, a town in the province of Navarre.
Indicated a person from any of the various towns named Farnham in England, notably in Surrey. Their names are from Old English fearn
"fern" and ham
"home, settlement" or ham
"water meadow, enclosure".
Means "land agent, bailiff, steward, farmer"
Occupational name meaning "mower"
in French, ultimately from Latin falx
meaning "sickle, scythe".
Possibly indicated a person from the town of Faverges in eastern France, derived from Old French faverge
Occupational name for a metalworker or smith, derived from Latin ferrarius
, a derivative of ferrum
Means "son of the king"
in Anglo-Norman French, from French roi
meaning "king". This name has been bestowed upon illegitimate children of kings.
Given to a person who was a Fleming, that is a person who was from FLANDERS
in the Netherlands.
FONSECA Spanish, Portuguese
Originally belonged to a person who lived near a dry spring, from Latin fons
"well, spring" and siccus
Derived from Old French fort "stronghold"
, indicating a person who lived near or worked at such a place.
From Middle English, ultimately from Latin fortuna
meaning "fortune, luck, chance"
. This was possibly a nickname for a gambler.
Referred to a person who was born free, or in other words was not a serf.
in Portuguese, a name for one who lived on broken, stony ground.
Means "spring, well"
in Spanish, derived from Latin fons
Derived from Old French gagnier
meaning "to farm, to cultivate"
Originally indicated a person from Galicia, a region in northwestern Spain.
Means "triangle land"
from Old English gara
. It originally belonged to a person who owned a triangle-shaped piece of land.
GARNETT (1) English
Occupational name referring to a person who made hinges, from Old French carne "hinge"
Derived from a short form of Germanic names starting with the element ger
Means "hackle, hatchel"
in Hungarian (a hackle is a tool used to comb out fibers).
Variant of WILLIAM
. A famous bearer of the name is cartoonist and filmmaker Terry Gilliam (1940-).
Means "glass worker, glazier"
, from Old English glæs
Derived from Polish gomółka
, a type of round cheese, ultimately from an old Polish word meaning "round".
Originally indicated a person from Górka, the name of various towns in Poland, ultimately from Polish góra
From the name of the city of Gouveia in Portugal, of unknown meaning.
GRANGER English, French
Means "farm bailiff"
from Old French grangier
, ultimately from Latin granum
meaning "grain". It is borne in the Harry Potter novels by Harry's friend Hermione Granger.
GRIFFIN (2) English
Nickname from the mythological beast with body of a lion with head and wings of an eagle. It is ultimately from Greek γρυψ (gryps)
From the Tuscan word gronchio
meaning "numb, bent"
. This is an Italian regional surname typical of Tuscany. A famous bearer was the Italian president Giovanni Gronchi (1887-1978).
From a Sicilian nickname meaning "sad"
. It was name of the famous Italian painter Renato Guttuso (born 1912).
Derived from either archaic Polish gwozd
From a diminutive of the medieval byname Hake
, which was of Old Norse origin and meant "hook".
From a nickname meaning "wild, untamed, worn"
, from Old French, ultimately from a Germanic root.
From the name of multiple towns in England, derived from Old English ham
"home" or ham
"water meadow, enclosure" and tun
"enclosure, yard, town".
Derived from the given name HEARD
. A famous bearer was American president Warren G. Harding (1865-1923).
Habitational name from places called Harford in Gloucestershire and Devon, meaning "hart ford" or "army ford".
From various place names meaning "hare land"
in Old English.
Derived from Middle High German houwen
"to chop" and man
"man", referring to a butcher or woodchopper.
Name for someone who lived in a house with no land, derived rom Old High German word hus
From a diminutive of HAWK
. A famous bearer was the British physicist Stephen Hawking (1942-2018).
Occupational name for a person who protected an enclosed forest, from Old English hæg
"enclosure, fence" and weard
From various place names meaning "fenced wood" in Old English.
From place names meaning "heather clearing" in Old English.
Derived from the given name HENDRIK
. A famous bearer was the American rock musician Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970).
HEPBURN English, Scottish
From northern English place names meaning "high burial mound"
in Old English. It was borne by Mary Queen of Scot's infamous third husband, James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwall. Other famous bearers include the actresses Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) and Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993).
From southern German Hiedl
meaning "underground stream"
From Irish Ó hUiginn
meaning "descendant of Uiginn"
is a byname meaning "Viking".
Occupational name meaning "pig herder"
, from Old English hogg
"hog" and hierde
Possibly from Spanish holgar "to rest, to enjoy oneself"
HOLLAND (1) English
From various English places of this name, derived from Old English hoh
"point of land, heel" and land
Referred to someone living by a group of holly trees, from Old English holegn
From a place name meaning "HUGH
's town". The original Houston is in Scotland near Glasgow.
From various English place names, derived from the Old English given name Huda
combined with halh
Variant of IONESCU
. French-Romanian playwright Eugène Ionesco (1909-1994), born Ionescu
, is a famous bearer of this surname.
Means "son of JACK"
. Famous bearers of this name are the American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) and the singer Michael Jackson (1958-2009).
Either from the given name JANVIER
or the French word janvier
, perhaps indicating a person who was baptized in that month.
Patronymic from the given name JEFFREY
. A famous bearer was poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962).
From the given name Jenkin
, a diminutive of Jen
, itself a Middle English form of JOHN
Means "son of JOHN"
. Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
Means "cabinet maker"
, derived from Middle High German kaste
Derived from Turkish katır
, a name for a person who made transports by mule.
From the Irish name Ó Ceithearnaigh
meaning "descendant of Ceithearnach"
, a given name meaning "warrior".
Occupational name for a pig butcher, from Middle English killen
"to kill" and hog
"pig, swine, hog".
Derived from the town of Kendal in England, so-called from the river KENT
, on which it is situated, and Old English dæl
meaning "valley, dale".
From the Irish name Ó Cinnéidigh
meaning "descendant of CENNÉTIG"
. This surname was borne by assassinated American president John F. Kennedy (1917-1963).
Occupational name for a maker of wheels, from Hungarian kerék