This is a list of surnames in which the length is 7.
Originally denoted a person from a place of this name in Cornwall, England.
Originally denoted someone who lived by a set of steps, from Middle High German trit "step"
TRUDEAU French (Quebec)
From a diminutive of the given name Thouroude
, a medieval French form of the Norse name TORVALD
. This name has been borne by two Canadian prime ministers, Pierre Elliott Trudeau (1919-2000) and his son Justin Trudeau (1971-).
Possibly derived from a Slavic given name of unknown meaning.
in Italian, either a nickname for a person who resembled a bird or an occupational name for a birdcatcher.
Patronymic from the given name Valente
, an Italian form of VALENS
. A famous bearer of the surname was Jack Valenti (1921-2007), advisor to American president Lyndon Johnson.
VAN ALST Dutch
Means "from Aalst"
, the name of towns in Belgium and the Netherlands, which is possibly from Germanic alhust
meaning "living place".
VAN DONK Dutch
Means "from the hill"
, derived from Dutch donk
meaning "(sandy) hill".
VAN HEEL Dutch
Means "from Heel"
, a small town in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.
VAN LAAR Dutch
Derived from Dutch laar
), which means "open spot in the forest"
. These areas were used to graze cattle for example.
From Welsh bychan
. It was a descriptive name to distinguish father from son.
Occupational name derived from Dutch verver
meaning "dyer, painter"
VICARIO Spanish, Italian
in Spanish and Italian, an ecclesiastic title used to denote a representative of a bishop. It is derived from Latin vicarius
meaning "substitute, deputy".
VINCENT (2) Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Mac Dhuibhinse
meaning "son of Duibhinse"
, a given name meaning "black island".
WALLACE Scottish, English, Irish
Means "foreigner, stranger, Celt"
from Norman French waleis
(of Germanic origin). It was often used to denote native Welsh and Bretons. A famous bearer was the 13th-century Sir William Wallace of Scotland.
From Middle High German walch
meaning "foreigner (from a Romance country)"
From the name of an English town, itself derived from Old English wer
"weir, dam" and wíc
Derived from the Middle English given name Wat
, which was a diminutive of the name WALTER
Occupational name meaning "weaver"
, from Old English webba
, a derivative of wefan
From German Wein
, an occupational name for a wine seller or producer.
From the name of a town, now part of Greater London, meaning "WEMBA
's clearing" in Old English.
From the name of various English towns, derived from Old English west
"west" and leah
Occupational name for a maker of wagon wheels, derived from Middle English whele "wheel"
From Middle English whin
"gorse bush" and wray
"nook of land".
Originally from the name of an English town, meaning "white island" in Old English.
From any of various towns by this name in England, notably in Hampshire. They are derived from Old English wíc
"village, town" (of Latin origin) and ham
From the name of a few English towns, one notably the site of Windsor Castle. Their names mean "riverbank with a windlass"
in Old English, a windlass being a lifting apparatus. In 1917 the British royal family adopted this name (after Windsor Castle), replacing their previous name Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Derived from Old High German winkil
Possibly denoted a person who came from Wincheap Street in Canterbury, England. It is uncertain origin, possibly meaning "wine market" in Old English.
Indicated a person who had a home near a wood, derived from Old English wudu
"wood" and ham
From a place name meaning "row of houses by a wood"
in Old English.
Derived from the name of a town in Suffolk, England meaning "enclosed homestead"
From the name of the town of Wymondham, meaning "home belonging to Wigmund", from the given name WIGMUND
combined with Old English ham
meaning "home, settlement".
Derived from a diminutive of the given name GIOVANNI
. A famous bearer is Argentinian soccer player Javier Zanetti (1973-).
in German, from Middle High German ziegel
Ornamental name meaning "sweet child"
, from Yiddish זיס (zis)
meaning "sweet" and קינד (kind)
meaning "child", both words of Germanic origin.