This is a list of surnames in which the length is 7.
From the Irish Mac Giolla Dhuibh
meaning "son of the black-haired man"
From the name of a town in Yorkshire, of Old English origin meaning "Cyppel's people", from a given name Cyppel
of unknown meaning. A famous bearer of this name was the author Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936).
Occupational name meaning "chest maker, cabinetmaker"
from Middle High German kiste
Occupational name for a person who worked in a kitchen (of a monastery for example), derived from Old English cycene
, ultimately from Latin coquina
in Czech, a nickname for a blacksmith.
Originally a nickname for a noisy or disruptive person, derived from Old German knellen "to make noise, to cause a disturbance"
From Japanese 小 (ko)
meaning "small" and 泉 (izumi)
meaning "spring, fountain". A notable bearer of this name is Junichiro Koizumi (1942-), who was Prime Minister of Japan.
Derived from Czech kopec
. The name was given to a person who lived close to a hill.
From Slovene kopito
, an occupational name for a shoer.
Originally indicated a person from Koroška (Carinthia), a medieval Slovene state, now divided between Slovenia and Austria.
Occupational name derived from Polish krawiec
Nickname for a crippled person or someone who walked with a cane, from Middle High German krücke
Occupational surname for a baker who made small cakes or cookies, derived from Middle High German kuoche "cake, pastry"
From Finnish kulma
with the suffix -la
indicating a place.
Possibly from Polish kum "godfather, friend"
or komięga "raft, barge"
From a nickname derived from Ligurian lagö
, referring to a type of lizard, the European green lizard. This little reptile is respected because it supposedly protects against vipers.
Patronymic name derived from Russian лагун (lagun)
meaning "water barrel"
. It was used to denote the descendants of a person who made water barrels.
Derived from various places names, of Old English origin meaning "long hill"
LANGLEY (1) English
From any of the various places with this name, all derived from Old English lang
"long" and leah
From the name of the town of Laterza near Taranto in Apulia. It is typical of southern Italy.
From the name of the town of Laurito, near Salerno in the area of Naples.
Means "the vineyard"
in French, referring to a person who lived close to a vineyard, or was from the town of Lavigny.
From the name of various places called Livet in Normandy, France. They are possibly of Gaulish origin.
Means "the white"
, from French blanc
"white". The name referred to a person who was pale or whose hair was blond.
From French écuyer
meaning "squire, shield-bearer"
From the name of English places called Lydford
, derived from hlud
meaning "loud, noisy" and ford
meaning "ford, river crossing".
Occupational name meaning "blacksmith"
in Old French, derived from Latin faber
From Middle High German lehenman
meaning "vassal, liege man"
Referred to one who lived on a hillside, from Middle High German lite "slope"
Either from Leitzkau
, the name of a town in Saxony-Anhalt, or from a diminutive of the given name Leutz
, a variant of LUTZ
Means "the mayor"
in French. It was a title given to a town official, or else a nickname for someone who was pompous and officious.
Derived from the place name Leymieux
, a town in the Rhône-Alpes region of France.
Originally indicated that the bearer was from the English city of Lincoln, called Lindum Colonia
by the Romans, derived from Brythonic lindo
"lake, pool" and Latin colonia
"colony". A famous bearer was Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), president of the United States during the American Civil War.
Originally from place names meaning "linden tree forest" in Old English.
Habitation name meaning derived from Celtic roots meaning "pool hollow". A famous bearer of this name is actor John Lithgow (1945-).
Derived from the Gaelic given name Mac Beatha
meaning "son of life", which denoted a man of religious devotion. This was the name of an 11th-century Scottish king, and the name of a play based on his life by William Shakespeare.
MACHADO Portuguese, Spanish
Denoted a person who made or used hatchets, derived from Spanish and Portuguese machado "hatchet"
, both from Latin marculus
Means "son of MAUD"
. A famous bearer of this surname was the fourth American president James Madison (1751-1836).
From Old French maloret
meaning "unfortunate, unlucky"
, a term introduced to England by the Normans.
From a place name derived from Old English mearc
"boundary" and denu
From a place name derived from Old English mersc
"marsh" and tun
Occupational name meaning "mower, cutter of hay"
in Old English.
From a place name meaning "Mack's stream", from the name Mack
, a short form of the Scandinavian name MAGNUS
, combined with Old English wella
"stream". A famous bearer was James Maxwell (1831-1879), a Scottish physicist who studied gases and electromagnetism.
Anglicized form of Irish Mag Uidhir
meaning "son of Odhar"
, a given name meaning "pale-coloured".
Referred to one who lived in a meadow, from Old English mædwe
Possibly an occupational name derived from Polish maczarz
MERRILL (2) English
From the name of various places in England, derived from Old English myrige
"pleasant" and hyll
From the name of the Sicilian city of Messina, founded by Greek colonists. The city was named after the Greek city Μεσσηνη (Messene)
Occupational name for a sexton or churchwarden, from Old High German mesinari
Derived from Greek μεταξι (metaxi)
, most likely referring to a silk merchant or another occupation dealing with silk.
From the English village of Midgley in West Yorkshire, meaning "midge (insect) wood" in Old English.
Derived from various place names meaning "mill stream" in Old English.
Originally derived from various place names all meaning "ford by a mill" in Old English.
From the town of Modugno, in Apulia in southern Italy. It is the surname of the Italian actor and singer Domenico Modugno (1928-1994).
From a the town of Moffat in Scotland meaning "long field" in Gaelic.
From Irish Ó Maol Dhomhnaigh
meaning "descendant of a church servant"
From Irish Ó Manacháin
meaning "descendant of Manacháin"
. The given name Manacháin
meant "little monk", from manach
"monk" and a diminutive suffix.
Derived from Spanish moral
meaning "mulberry tree"
, of Latin origin.
From the Italian medieval given name Morando
Originally indicated a person from Moravia (Czech Morava
Originally denoted someone who came from the Armenian town of Mushi.
From the name of towns such as Nespoli and Nespoledo, derived from Italian nespola
meaning "medlar (tree)".
NEVILLE English, Irish
From the names of towns in Normandy, variously Neuville
, meaning "new town" in French.
Given to one who came from the town of Newport (which means simply "new port"), which was the name of several English towns.
From the name of the Italian town of Nizzola near Modena.
Originally taken from a place name meaning "north wood" in Old English.
From place names meaning "new orchard"
Indicated someone from Nitra, a city and historic principality of Slovakia (formerly in Hungary). Its name is derived from that of a local river, which is of unknown meaning.
Means "oil hill"
from Middle High German öl
"oil" and berg
Ó HÉIDÍN Irish
Means "descendant of Éidín"
in Irish. The given name Éidín
is a diminutive of éideadh
meaning "clothes, armour".
Denoted someone from the islands of Öland (eastern Sweden) or Åland
Ó MÁILLE Irish
Means "descendant of a nobleman"
from the Irish Gaelic mál
From the Irish Ó Maonaigh
meaning "descendant of Maonaigh"
. The given name Maonaigh
Originally indicated a person from the town of Okondo in Álava, northern Spain, possibly derived from Basque ukondo
Ó RODAGH Irish
Means "descendant of Rodach"
in Irish. The given name Rodach
is derived from from Irish rod
meaning "spirited, furious".
Ó SUAIRD Irish
Means "descendant of Suart"
in Irish. Suart
is derived from the Old Norse name SIGURD
Originally a name designating a person from Ursel (now Oberursel) in Hesse, Germany.
Denoted a person who hailed from one of the various places in England called Overton, meaning "upper settlement" or "riverbank settlement" in Old English.
Originally indicated a person from Padmore in England, derived from Old English padde
"toad" and mor
From Italian palombo
(also "dogfish"). This form is typical of southern Italy.
PAREDES Portuguese, Spanish
Denoted a person who lived near a wall, from Portuguese parede
and Spanish pared
, both derived from Latin paries
From a Sicilian variant of Italian padrino
Originally denoted a son of a parson, a derivative of Latin persona
From Middle English pecok
. It was originally a nickname for a proud or haughty person.
From Middle Dutch paender
, derived from panne
meaning "pan, pot", ultimately from Latin patina
PEREIRA Portuguese, Galician
From Portuguese and Galician pereira
meaning "pear tree"
, ultimately from Latin pirum
From the name of the city of Perugia in Umbria, Italy. It was known as Perusia
in the classical period, and it is of Etruscan origin.
PHILIPS English, Dutch
Means "son of PHILIP"
. Famous bearers of this surname were Frederick Philips (1830-1900) and his son Gerard (1858-1942), the Dutch founders of the company Philips.
From Italian pica
. This probably denoted someone who was talkative or prone to stealing, although it may have described someone's unusual colouring. The Spanish painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was a famous bearer of this name.
Nickname for a short person, from Italian piccolo "small"