Surnames of Length 8

This is a list of surnames in which the length is 8.
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ABADJIEV Bulgarian
Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word aba "coat". It may have originally denoted the children of a tailor.
ABBASCIA Italian
Aphetic form of ABATESCIANNI.
ABDULLAH Arabic
Derived from the given name ABD ALLAH.
ABRAMSEN Norwegian
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ABRAMSON English
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ACCONCIO Italian
From the medieval Italian given names Accuntius or Acconcius, of uncertain meaning.
ACCURSIO Italian
From the given name BONACCORSO.
ACHILLES German
Derived from the given name ACHILLES.
ACHTEROP Dutch
Variant of OGTROP.
ACKERMAN English
Means "ploughman", derived from Middle English aker "field" and man.
ADAMCZAK Polish
Derived from the given name ADAM.
ADAMCZYK Polish
Derived from the given name ADAM.
ADAMSSON Swedish
Swedish form of ADAMSON.
ADELARDI Italian
Means "son of ADELARDO".
ADENAUER German
Denoted a person from the town of Adenau in Germany. The name of the town is of uncertain etymology.
ADMIRAAL Dutch
Means "admiral" in Dutch.
ADRIAANS Dutch
Means "son of ADRIAAN".
ADRICHEM Dutch
From the name of an estate and castle (demolished in 1812) that was formerly in North Holland, the Netherlands. It means "Adrik's home".
AERSSENS Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
AFOLAYAN Western African, Yoruba
Means "walks like a wealthy person, walks with confidence" in Yoruba.
AFRICANI Italian
Means "son of Africano", the Italian form of AFRICANUS.
AFRICANO Italian
From the given name Africano, the Italian form of AFRICANUS.
AGNUSDEI Italian
From Latin Agnus Dei meaning "lamb of God". This was a nickname for someone who was particularly religious or someone who wore this symbol.
AGOSTINI Italian
Means "son of AGOSTINO".
AGRAMUNT Catalan
Originally denoted a person from the town of Agramunt, Spain. It means "field hill" in Catalan.
AGRICOLA Italian
From Latin agricola meaning "farmer".
AHLSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and ström "stream".
AKKERMAN Dutch
Dutch form of ACKERMANN.
AKSELSEN Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of AKSEL".
ALAMANNI Italian
From ALEMANNIA, the Latin name for Germany.
ALAMILLA Spanish
From Spanish alamillo meaning "poplar, aspen".
ALBANESI Italian
Originally indicated a person who came from ALBANIA.
ALBERICI Italian
Means "son of ALBERICO".
ALBERINK Dutch
Means "ALBERT's farm" in Dutch.
ALBINSON English, Swedish
Means "son of ALBIN".
ALBRECHT German
From the given name ALBRECHT.
ALBRONDA Dutch
From the name of various streets in the Netherlands.
ALDERISI Italian
Means "son of Alderissius", a Latinized form of a Germanic name of unknown meaning.
ALEKSEEV Russian
Means "son of ALEKSEY".
ALEMAGNA Italian
From ALEMANNIA, the Latin name for Germany.
ALESHIRE German
Anglicized form of ALSCHER.
ALFERINK Dutch
Means "ALFHARD's farm" in Dutch.
AL-HASHIM Arabic
From the given name HASHIM.
ALIBERTI Italian
Means "son of ALBERTO".
ALINEJAD Persian
Means "descendant of ALI (1)" in Persian.
ALMSTEDT Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish alm "elm" and stad "town".
ALTAMURA Italian
From the name of the Italian city of Altamura, which means "high walls" in Italian.
ALTIMARI Italian
Derived from the given name Altimaro, an alteration of ADELMAR.
ALTOVITI Italian (Rare)
Derived from the Lombard given name ALTWIDUS.
ALVARADO Spanish
From a Spanish place name, possibly derived from Spanish alba "white".
AMERIGHI Italian
Means "son of AMERIGO".
AMORETTO Italian
From a diminutive of the given name AMORE.
AMUNDSEN Norwegian
Means "son of AMUND".
ANDERSON English
Means "son of ANDREW".
ANDRINGA Dutch
Means "ANDRIES's farm" in Dutch.
ANGENENT Dutch
Referred to person who lived at the end of the road or the village, derived from Dutch an gen ent meaning "at the end".
ANTONINI Italian
Means "son of ANTONINO".
ANTONINO Italian
Derived from the given name ANTONINO.
ANTONIOU Greek
Means "son of ANTONIOS".
ANTONISE Dutch
Derived from the given name ANTONIUS.
ANTONSEN Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of ANTON".
APPELHOF Dutch
Indicated a person who lived by or at an apple garden, from Dutch appel "apple" and hof "garden, courtyard".
APPLETON English
From the name of several English towns, meaning "orchard" in Old English (a compound of æppel "apple" and tun "enclosure, yard").
ARBEIDER Dutch
From Dutch arbeider meaning "worker".
ARDELEAN Romanian
From the Romanian region of Ardeal, also called Transylvania. It is possibly derived from Hungarian erdő meaning "forest".
ARDOVINI Italian
Means "son of ARDUINO".
ARENDONK Dutch
Denoted a person from Arendonk, a town between in northern Belgium. It is derived from arend "eagle" and donk "hill".
ARENDSEN Dutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ASHWORTH English
From an English place name meaning "ash enclosure" in Old English.
ASSELMAN Dutch
Denoted a person from Assel, Asselt or Hasselt, the name of communities in the Netherlands and Belgium. They derive from Germanic asc "ash tree" and lauha "woods on sandy soil", or hasal "hazel tree".
ASTURIAS Spanish
From the name of a region in Spain, formerly a medieval kingdom. It is possibly derived from Basque asta "rock" and ur "water".
ATCHISON Scots
Scots form of ATKINSON.
ATKINSON English
Means "son of Atkin", a medieval diminutive of ADAM.
AUGUSTIN French, German
From the given name AUGUSTIN.
AVERESCH Dutch
From a place name, possibly from a dialectal variation of Dutch over meaning "over" combined with esch meaning "ash tree".
AVESKAMP Dutch
From a place name meaning "the edge of camp" in Dutch.
AXELSSON Swedish
Means "son of AXEL".
BAANDERS Dutch
Dutch cognate of BANNER.
BAARDSEN Norwegian
Means "son of BÅRD".
BACHCHAN Indian, Hindi
From Hindi बच्चा (bachcha) meaning "child", a word of Persian origin. This surname was adopted by the Indian poet Harivansh Rai Srivastava (1907-2003).
BACHMANN German
Denoted a person who lived near a stream, from German bach "stream" and mann "man".
BANCROFT English
From any of the various places of this name, derived from Old English bean meaning "bean" and croft meaning "small enclosed field".
BANDERAS Spanish
Spanish cognate of BANNER.
BARBIERI Italian
Italian cognate of BARBER.
BARDAKÇI Turkish
Means "glassmaker" from Turkish bardak "glass".
BARDSLEY English
From the name a village near Manchester, from the Old English given name BEORNRÆD and leah "woodland, clearing".
BARSOTTI Italian
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from the Germanic word baro "man, warrior, servant".
BARWEGEN Frisian
Derived from the name of a village in Frisia meaning "road to the dike".
BAUMBACH German
From a place name meaning "tree stream" in German.
BAUTISTA Spanish
Derived from the given name BAUTISTA.
BEAUFORT French
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and fort "strong place, fortress".
BEAULIEU French
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and lieu "place".
BEAUMONT French, English
From French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and mont "mountain".
BEHRENDS German
Derived from the given name BERND.
BÉLANGER French
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BELANGER English
From the given name BERENGAR.
BELLANDI Italian
Means "son of Bellando", from a medieval given name derived from Latin bellandus meaning "which is to be fought".
BELMONTE Spanish, Italian
From various place names in Italy and Spain meaning "beautiful mountain".
BENDTSEN Danish
Means "son of BENDT".
BENENATI Italian
Means "son of Benenato", a given name derived from Latin bene "good, well" and natus "good".
BENETTON Italian
Northern Italian variant of BENEDETTI.
BÉRANGER French
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BERGFALK Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and falk "falcon".
BERGLUND Swedish
Ornamental name from Swedish berg "mountain" and lund "grove".
BÉRINGER French
From the given name BÉRENGER.
BERINGER German, English
From the given name BERENGAR.
BERMÚDEZ Spanish
Means "son of BERMUDO".
BERNHARD German
From the given name BERNHARD.
BERTRAND French
Derived from the given name BERTRAND.
BIERMANN German
Derived from German bier "beer" and mann "man". The name may have referred to a brewer or a tavern owner.
BJÖRKMAN Swedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree" and man "man".
BLACKMAN English
From a nickname, a variant of BLACK.
BLAKELEY English
From name of various English places, derived from Old English blæc "black" and leah "woodland, clearing".
BLANCHET French
From a diminutive of the name BLANC.
BLANXART Catalan
Catalan form of BLANCHARD.
BLOMGREN Swedish
From Swedish blomma meaning "flower" and gren meaning "branch".
BODILSEN Danish
Means "son of BODIL".
BOGDANIĆ Croatian
Means "son of BOGDAN".
BONDESAN Italian
Venetian name derived from the name of the town of Bondeno in northern Italy.
BONHOMME French
Derived from Old French bon homme meaning "good man".
BONNAIRE French
French form of BONNER.
BORCHARD German
Derived from the given name BURKHARD.
BORGNINO Italian
From nickname derived from the Piedmontese dialect word borgno meaning "one-eyed". This was the real surname of American actor Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012).
BORGOGNI Italian
From the name of the French region of Burgundy (called Bourgogne in French), which is named after the Germanic tribe the Burgundians, itself meaning "people from the high land".
BÖTTCHER German
Occupational name meaning "cooper, barrel maker" in German.
BOUCHARD French
From the Germanic given name BURKHARD.
BRADDOCK English
From various locations derived from Old English meaning "broad oak".
BRADFORD English
Derived from the name of the city of Bradford in West Yorkshire, which meant "broad ford" in Old English. This is also the name of other smaller towns in England.
BREWSTER English
Variant of BREWER, originally a feminine form of the occupational term.
BRIOSCHI Italian
Derived from the town of Briosco, near Milan. It may be of Lombardic origin.
BRISBOIS French
Referred to a person who cleared land, from Old French briser "to cut" and bois "forest".
BRODBECK German
Means "bread baker" from Middle High German brot "bread" and becke "baker".
BROWNLOW English
From Old English brun meaning "brown" and hlaw meaning "mound, small hill". The name was probably given to a family living on a small hill covered with bracken.
BRUNETTI Italian
Diminutive of BRUNO.
BUCHANAN Scottish
From the name of a region in Stirlingshire, Scotland, which means "house of the canon" in Gaelic.
BUCHHOLZ German
From Middle High German buoche "beech" and holz "wood".
BUKOWSKI Polish
Originally denoted someone who came from a place called Bukowo or Bukowiec, which derive from Polish buk "beech".
BUSTILLO Spanish
From the name of Spanish towns, diminutive forms of BUSTO.
CALDWELL English
From various English place names derived from Old English ceald "cold" and well "spring, stream, well".
CAMPBELL Scottish
From a Gaelic nickname cam béul meaning "wry or crooked mouth". The surname was later represented in Latin documents as de bello campo meaning "of the fair field".
CANTRELL English
Originally a name for someone from Cantrell in Devon, from an unknown first element and Old English hyll meaning "hill".
CAPITANI Italian
Occupational name meaning "captain" in Italian, ultimately from Latin caput "head".
CARLISLE English
From the name of a city in northern England. The city was originally called by the Romans Luguvalium meaning "stronghold of LUGUS". Later the Brythonic element ker "fort" was appended to the name of the city.
CARLSSON Swedish
Means "son of CARL".
CASTILLA Spanish
Originally indicated a person from Castile, a region (and medieval kingdom) in Spain. The name of the region is derived from Late Latin castellum meaning "castle".
CASTILLO Spanish
Spanish cognate of CASTLE.
CATALANO Italian
Italian form of CATALÁN.
CATTANEO Italian
Variant of CAPITANI used in Lombardy.
CHADWICK English
From the name of English towns meaning "settlement belonging to CHAD" in Old English.
CHAMBERS English
From Old French chambre "chamber, room", an occupational name for a person who worked in the inner rooms of a mansion.
CHANDLER English
Occupational name meaning "candle seller" or "candle maker" in Middle English, ultimately derived from Old French.
CHARMCHI Persian
Means "leather worker" in Persian, from چرم (charm) "leather" combined with چی (chi), denoting an occupation.
CHASTAIN French
From Old French castan "chestnut tree" (Latin castanea), a name for someone who lived near a particular chestnut tree, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-coloured hair.
CHAUDHRI Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi चौधरी (see CHAUDHARY).
CHESHIRE English
Originally indicated a person from the county of Cheshire in England. Cheshire is named for its city CHESTER.
CHILIKOV Bulgarian
Patronymic derived from Bulgarian челик (chelik) "steel" (of Turkish origin).
CIPRIANI Italian
From the given name CIPRIANO.
CLAESSON Swedish
Means "son of CLAES".
CLARKSON English
Patronymic form of CLARK.
CLIFFORD English
Derived from various place names that meant "ford by a cliff" in Old English.
CLOUTIER French
Derived from French clou meaning "nail", referring to someone who made or sold nails.
COCKBURN Scottish, English
Originally indicated someone who came from Cockburn, a place in Berwickshire. The place name is derived from Old English cocc "rooster" and burna "stream".
COJOCARU Romanian
From Romanian cojoc meaning "sheepskin coat". This was an occupational name for a maker of these coats.
COMSTOCK English
Possibly from the name of the River Culm in Devon, England. This name is seen in the Domesday book as Culmstoke or Colmstoke.
CONNOLLY Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Conghalaigh, which means "descendant of Conghalach". Conghalach is a nickname meaning "valiant".
CORCORAN Irish
From Irish Ó Corcráin meaning "descendant of Corcrán", a given name derived from the Gaelic word corcair "purple".
COSTANZO Italian
From the given name COSTANZO.
COUGHLAN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó COCHLÁIN.
COUGHLIN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó COCHLÁIN.
CRAWFORD English
From a place name derived from Old English crawa "crow" and ford "river crossing".
CRNČEVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from Serbian and Croatian црн (crn) meaning "black".
CROCETTI Italian
Italian diminutive form of CROCE.
CRUYSSEN Dutch
From the name of a place in the Netherlands, derived from kruis "cross".
ČTVRTNÍK Czech
Derived from Czech čtvrtlán meaning "one quarter of a lán", where a lán is a medieval Czech measure of land (approximately 18 hectares). The name denoted someone who owned this much land.
CUIJPERS Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
DAALMANS Dutch
Originally indicated a person who lived in a valley, from Dutch dal meaning "dale, valley" and man meaning "man".
DALGAARD Danish
From Old Norse dalr meaning "valley" and garðr meaning "yard, farmstead".
DAMYANOV Bulgarian
Means "son of DAMYAN".
DANAILOV Bulgarian
Means "son of DANAIL".
D'ANTONIO Italian
Means "son of ANTONIO".
D'ARAMITZ French
Originally denoted one who came from Aramits, the name of a town in the French Pyrenees that is possibly derived from Basque haran meaning "valley".
DASKALOV Bulgarian
Patronymic derived from даскал (daskal) meaning "teacher".
DAVIDSEN Danish
Means "son of DAVID".
DAVIDSON English
Means "son of DAVID".
DAVIDYAN Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Դավթյան (see DAVTYAN).
DEBENHAM English
Originally denoted a person from the town of Debenham in Suffolk, derived from the name of the River Deben (meaning "deep" in Old English) combined with ham meaning "home, settlement".
DE FELICE Italian
Means "son of FELICE".
DEFOREST French
Means "from the forest" in French.
DE LA CRUZ Spanish
Spanish cognate of DELACROIX.
DERRICKS English
Derived from the given name DERRICK.
DEVEREUX English
Indicated a person from Evreux in France, itself named after the Gaulish tribe of the Eburovices, which was probably derived from a Celtic word meaning "yew".
DE VROOME Dutch
Variant of VROOM.
DI CAPRIO Italian
From the name of the island of Capri near Naples, itself possibly derived from Latin capra meaning "goat" or Greek καπρος (kapros) meaning "wild boar".
DIERICKX Flemish
Means "son of DIRK".
DIETRICH German
Derived from the given name DIETRICH.
DI NAPOLI Italian
Means "from NAPLES" in Italian.
DI PASQUA Italian
Means "of Easter" in Italian.
DI PIETRO Italian
Means "son of PIETRO" in Italian.
DONNELLY Irish
From Irish Ó Donnghaile meaning "descendant of Donnghal". The given name Donnghal means "brown valour", from donn "brown" and gal "valour". This surname is associated with the descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
D'ONOFRIO Italian
Means "son of ONOFRIO".
DONOGHUE Irish
From Irish Ó Donnchadha meaning "descendant of DONNCHADH".
DRAGANOV Bulgarian
Means "son of DRAGAN".
DRESDNER German
Originally indicated a person who came from the city of Dresden in German.
DRESSLER German
Means "turner" from Middle High German dreseler, an agent derivative of drehen "to turn". A turner was a person who used a lathe to create small objects from wood or bone.
DRIESSEN Dutch
Means "son of DRIES".
DRISCOLL Irish
From Irish Ó hEidirsceóil meaning "descendant of the messenger".
DRUMMOND Scottish
From various Scottish place names that are derived from Gaelic druim meaning "ridge".
DUNAJSKI Polish
Derived from Dunaj, the Polish name for the river Danube.
DZIEDZIC Polish
Derived from Polish dziedzic "landowner".
EBRAHIMI Persian
From the given name EBRAHIM.
ECKSTEIN German
From Old High German ecka meaning "edge, corner" and stein meaning "stone".
ELDRIDGE English
Derived from the given name ALDRIC.
EL-HASHEM Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic الهاشم (see AL-HASHIM).
ELIZONDO Spanish
Originally referred to a person who lived close to a church, from Basque eleiza "church" and ondo "near".
ENDICOTT English
Topographic name derived from Old English meaning "from the end cottage".
ENGSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and ström "stream".
EPISCOPO Italian
Means "bishop" in Italian, ultimately from Greek επισκοπος (episkopos).
ERICKSON English
Means "son of ERIC".
ERICSSON Swedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERIKSSON Swedish
Means "son of ERIK".
ERMACORA Italian
From the given name ERMACORA.
ESPENSEN Norwegian
Means "son of ESPEN".
ESPINOSA Spanish
From Spanish espinoso meaning "thorny", ultimately from Latin spinosus, a derivative of spina meaning "thorn, spine".
ESPOSITO Italian
Means "exposed" in Italian and denoted a child who was rescued after being abandoned by its parents.
FAIRBURN English
From a place name meaning "fern stream", from Old English fearn "fern" and burna "stream".
FAULKNER English, Scottish
Occupational name for a keeper of falcons, from Middle English and Scots faulcon, from Late Latin falco, of Germanic origin.
FERGUSON Irish, Scottish
Means "son of FERGUS".
FERREIRA Portuguese, Galician
Denoted one from a town named because it was near an iron mine, from Latin ferrum meaning "iron".
FERREIRO Galician
Galician cognate of FERRARI.
FILIPPOV Russian
Means "son of FILIP".
FINNEGAN Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Fionnagáin meaning "descendant of Fionnagán". The given name Fionnagán is a diminutive of FIONN.
FISCELLA Italian
Derived from Italian fiscella, which was a basket used to conserve cheese. The name was probably used to denote a person who made cheese.
FLANAGAN Irish
From Irish Ó Flannagáin meaning "descendant of Flannagán". Flannagán is a given name meaning "red". From County Roscommon in Ireland, it has many other spellings.
FLETCHER English
Occupational name for a fletcher, someone who attached feathers to the shaft of an arrow. It is derived from Old French fleche meaning "arrow".
FONTAINE French
Derived from Old French fontane meaning "well, fountain", a derivative of Latin fons.
FORESTER English
Denoted a keeper or one in charge of a forest, or one who has charge of growing timber in a forest (see FOREST).
FORSBERG Swedish
Derived from Swedish fors "waterfall" and berg "mountain".
FÖRSTNER German
Denoted a keeper or one in charge of a forest (see FORST).
FOURNIER French
Occupational name for a baker, from French fourneau meaning "oven".
FRANÇOIS French
Derived from the given name FRANÇOIS.
FRANKLIN English
Derived from Middle English frankelin meaning "freeman". It denoted a landowner of free but not noble birth, from Old French franc meaning "free".
FRANZESE Italian
From a nickname that indicated a person who came from France. It is typical of the area around Naples.
FUHRMANN German
Derived from Middle High German vuorman meaning "cartwright".
FUJIMOTO Japanese
From Japanese (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
FYODOROV Russian
Means "son of FYODOR".
GABRIELS English
Derived from the given name GABRIEL.
GAERTNER German
German form of GARDENER.
GARDENER English
Occupational surname for one who was a gardener, from Old French jardin meaning "garden" (of Frankish origin).
GÁRDONYI Hungarian
Originally denoted a person from Gárdony, a town near Budapest in Hungary.
GARFIELD English
Means "triangle field" in Old English. A famous bearer was American president James A. Garfield (1831-1881).
GAROFALO Italian
From a nickname, from a southern variant of the Italian word garofano meaning "carnation".
GAUTHIER French
Derived from the given name GAUTHIER.