Surnames of Length 8

This is a list of surnames in which the length is 8.
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Ó CIARDHA Irish
Irish Gaelic form of CAREY.
Ó CONAILL Irish
Irish Gaelic form of CONNELL.
Ó CUILINN Irish
Means "descendant of Cuileann", Cuileann being a nickname meaning "holly".
Ó DÁLAIGH Irish
Irish Gaelic form of DALY.
Ó DAMHÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of DAMHÁN".
Ó DEORÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of DORAN.
O'DONNELL Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Domhnaill meaning "descendant of DOMHNALL".
Ó DUBHÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of DUBHÁN".
Ó FAOLÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of WHELAN.
Ó FRIGHIL Irish
Irish Gaelic form of FRIEL.
OGNIANOV Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Огнянов (see OGNYANOV).
OGNYANOV Bulgarian
Means "son of OGNYAN".
Ó GORMÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of GORMAN (2).
Ó HEAGHRA Irish
Irish Gaelic form of O'HARA.
Ó HEIDHIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of HINES.
Ó HÍCIDHE Irish
Irish Gaelic form of HICKEY.
Ó HUIGINN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of HIGGINS.
OLEASTRO Spanish
Means "wild olive" in Spanish, originally indicating one who lived near such a tree.
OLOFSSON Swedish
Means "son of OLOF".
Ó MAOLÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of MULLEN.
Ó MEADHRA Irish
Means "descendant of Meadhra". The given name Meadhra is derived from the Gaelic meadhar meaning "merry, happy".
Ó MOCHÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of MOHAN.
ORELLANA Spanish
Originally indicated a person from one of the two towns named Orellana in Badajoz, Spain. Their names are probably derived from Latin Aureliana meaning "of AURELIUS".
Ó RÍAGÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of REAGAN.
OSBOURNE English
Derived from the given name OSBORN.
Ó SEANÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of SHANNON.
Ó SEIGHIN Irish
Means "descendant of Seighin". The given name Seighin means "small hawk" from Old Irish séigene.
OTTOSSON Swedish
Means "son of OTTO".
OZOLINSH Latvian
Anglicized form of OZOLIŅŠ.
PADOVANO Italian
Originally denoted one who came from the city of Padua in Italy, from Italian Padova, itself from Latin Patavium, of unknown meaning.
PAKULSKI Polish
Originally denoted a person from Pakuly, Poland.
PALLESEN Danish
Means "son of PALLE".
PALMEIRO Portuguese
Portuguese form of PALMER.
PANOSYAN Armenian
Means "son of PANOS".
PARTANEN Finnish
Derived from Finnish parta meaning "beard".
PAVLETIĆ Croatian
Derived from a diminutive of the given name PAVLE.
PECHÁČEK Czech
From a diminutive of the given name PETR.
PEDERSEN Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of PEDER".
PEDROTTI Italian
Drom a diminutive of the given name PIETRO.
PEKKANEN Finnish
Derived from the given name PEKKA.
PÉRIGORD French
From the name of a region in southern France, possibly of Gaulish origin.
PERRAULT French
From a diminutive of the given name PIERRE.
PETERSEN Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of PETER".
PETERSON English
Means "son of PETER".
PETRESCU Romanian
Means "son of PETRE" in Romanian.
PEYNİRCİ Turkish
From Turkish peynir meaning "cheese".
PFENNING German
From Old High German pfenning meaning "penny, coin". It was used in reference to feudal tax obligations.
PHILLIPS English
Means "son of PHILIP".
PILKVIST Swedish
From Swedish pil "willow" and qvist "twig, branch".
PINHEIRO Portuguese
Means "pine tree" in Portuguese.
PLASKETT English
Originally denoted a dweller by a swampy meadow, from Old French plascq meaning "wet meadow".
PLETCHER German
Anglicized form of PLETSCHER.
POPOVSKI Macedonian
Means "son of the priest" in Macedonian.
PORTELLI Italian
Diminutive form of PORTO.
POSPÍŠIL Czech
Nickname for a person in a hurry, from Czech pospíšit "hurry".
PRESCOTT English
From the name of various English places meaning "priest's cottage" in Old English.
PROVENZA Italian
From the name of the Provence region of southern France (in Italian Provenza). It is derived from Latin provincia "province", a territorial division.
PUGLIESE Italian
From an adjectival derivative of Puglia, from Latin Apulia, a region of southeast Italy containing the boot heel and some of the coastline of the Adriatic Sea. It is a regional name for someone from that region.
QUARANTA Italian
Means "forty" in Italian.
QUIÑONES Spanish
From various Spanish place names derived from quiñóon meaning "shared piece of land", derived from Latin quinque "five".
QUINTANA Spanish, Catalan
Originally indicated someone who lived on a piece of land where the rent was a fifth of its produce, from Spanish and Catalan quintana "fifth", from Latin quintus.
RADCLIFF English
From various place names in England that mean "red cliff" in Old English.
RAFFERTY Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Rabhartaigh meaning "descendant of Rabhartach". The given name Rabhartach means "flood tide".
RAIMONDI Italian
Derived from the given name RAIMONDO.
RASPUTIN Russian
From Russian распутье (rasputye) meaning "crossroads". A famous bearer was the Russian mystic Grigoriy Rasputin (1869-1916).
REENBERG Danish
Meaning unknown. The second element is probably from Old Norse berg "mountain" (modern Danish bjerg).
REINDERS Dutch, Frisian
From the given name REINDERT.
REYNOLDS English
Derived from the given name REYNOLD.
ŘEZNÍČEK Czech
Diminutive of ŘEZNÍK.
RICHARDS English
Derived from the given name RICHARD.
RIETVELD Dutch
Means "reed field", from Dutch riet "reed" and veld "field". It is found mostly in the western part of the Netherlands (the Holland area).
ROBINSON English
Means "son of ROBIN".
RODERICK English
Derived from the given name RODERICK.
ROGERSON English
Means "son of ROGER".
ROLVSSON Norwegian
Means "son of ROLF".
RONCALLI Italian
From the names of places like Ronco or Ronchi, quite common in northern Italy, derived from ronco meaning "cleared land, terraced land". It was the surname of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (1881-1963), the pope John XXIII.
ROUSSEAU French
Diminutive of ROUX. A famous bearer was the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) whose ideas influenced the French Revolution.
ROWNTREE English
Originally given to a person who lived near a rowan tree or mountain ash.
RUDAWSKI Polish
Indicated a person who lived near the Rudawa, a river in Poland.
RUGGIERO Italian
From the given name RUGGIERO.
SABBADIN Italian
From a nickname from Italian sabbato "Saturday", a name for one born on that day of the week.
SADOWSKI Polish
Denoted someone who lived in Sadowo, Sadowice or other places beginning with Polish sad "garden, orchard".
SALVAGGI Italian
Italian form of SAVAGE.
SANDFORD English
Indicated a person from Sandford, England, which means simply "sand ford".
SANDOVAL Spanish
Derived from the name of a town in Spain, ultimately from Latin saltus "forest, glade" and novalis "unploughed land".
SANGSTER English, Scottish
Occupational name or nickname for a singer, from Old English singan "to sing, to chant".
SANTIAGO Spanish, Portuguese
From various Spanish and Portuguese places called SANTIAGO.
SAPIENTI Italian
Means "wise, learned" in Italian.
SARGSYAN Armenian
Means "son of SARGIS" in Armenian.
SAVATIER French
From Old French savatier "shoemaker", derived from savate "shoe", of uncertain ultimate origin.
SCARLETT English
Denoted a person who sold or made clothes made of scarlet, a kind of cloth, possibly derived from Persian سقرلاط (saghrilat).
SCHERMER Dutch, Low German
Dutch and Low German form of SCHIRMER.
SCHIRMER German
Means "fencer, fencing master", from Old High German skirmen meaning "to defend".
SCHLIMME German
From German schlimm "bad, crooked, awry".
SCHREIER German, Jewish
Occupational name for a town crier, from Old High German scrian meaning "to shout, to yell".
SCHRÖDER (1) Low German
Occupational name for a tailor, from Middle Low German schroden meaning "to cut".
SCHRÖTER German
Means "beer-porter, wine-porter" in German, an occupational name for a carrier of wine or beer barrels.
SCHUSTER German
Means "shoemaker, cobbler", from Middle High German schuoch "shoe" and suter, from Latin sutor "sewer, cobbler".
SCHUYLER Dutch
Dutch form of SCHULER.
SCHWENKE (1) German
Derived from Middle High German swenken meaning "to swing".
SCHWENKE (2) German
From a given name, a Low German diminutive of SWANHILD.
SCORDATO Italian
Means "forgotten, left behind" in Italian.
SEABROOK English
Denoted a person from a town by this name in Buckinghamshire, England. It is derived from that of a river combined with Old English broc "stream".
SEDLÁČEK Czech
Diminutive form of SEDLÁK.
SEPPÄNEN Finnish
Patronymic form of SEPPÄ.
SERAFINI Italian
Derived from the given name SERAFINO.
SERGEANT English, French
Occupational name derived from Old French sergent meaning "servant", ultimately from Latin servire "to serve".
SESSIONS English
From the name of the city of Soissons in northern France, itself derived from the name of the Celtic tribe of the Suessiones.
SEVERINS Dutch
Derived from the Latin given name SEVERINUS.
SEVRIENS Dutch
Derived from the Latin given name SEVERINUS.
SHERBURN English
Denoted a person hailing from any of the various places called Sherborne or Sherburn in England, derived from Old English scir "bright" and burna "spring, fountain, stream".
SHERIDAN Irish
From the Irish name Ó Sirideáin meaning "descendant of Sirideán". The given name Sirideán means "searcher".
SIERŻANT Polish
Polish cognate of SERGEANT.
SILVEIRA Portuguese
Means "forests" in Portuguese.
SIMEONOV Bulgarian
Means "son of SIMEON".
SIMONEIT German
From the given name SIMON (1).
SIMONSON English
Means "son of SIMON (1)".
SINCLAIR English
Derived from a Norman French town called "Saint CLAIR".
SKALICKÝ Czech, Slovak
Indicated the original bearer came from a place named Skalice, Skalica or Skalička in the Czech Republic or Slovakia, derived from the Slavic root skala meaning "rock".
SNAAIJER Dutch
Dutch cognate of SNYDER.
SNEIDERS Dutch
Dutch cognate of SNYDER.
SNEIJDER Dutch
Dutch cognate of SNYDER.
SNEIJERS Dutch
Dutch cognate of SNYDER.
SNIJDERS Dutch
Dutch cognate of SNYDER.
SOKOLOFF Jewish
Means "son of SOKOL".
SOKOLSKY Jewish
Means "son of SOKOL".
SÖRENSEN Swedish
Swedish form of SØRENSEN.
SORENSON Danish, Swedish
Anglicized form of SØRENSEN or SÖRENSSON.
SOUTHERS German
Possibly an Americanized form of SAUTER.
SPALDING English
From the name of the town of Spalding in Lincolnshire, derived from the Anglo-Saxon tribe of the Spaldingas.
SPEARING English
Patronymic form of SPEAR.
SPEZIALE Italian
Means "grocer" in Italian, derived from Latin speciarius "spice seller".
SPURLING English
From Middle English sparewe "sparrow" and the diminutive suffix -ling.
STAFFORD English
From the name of the English city of Stafford, Staffordshire, derived from Old English stæð meaning "wharf, landing place" and ford meaning "ford, river crossing".
STANFORD English
Derived from various English place names meaning "stone ford" in Old English.
STAROSTA Polish
Means "mayor, leader, elder" in Polish.
STARRETT Scottish
Originally indicated a person from Stairaird, an estate in Scotland.
STEENSEN Danish
Means "son of STEEN".
STEFANOV Bulgarian
Means "son of STEFAN".
STENBERG Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Scandinavian sten "stone" and berg "mountain". As a Swedish name it is ornamental.
STENDAHL Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish sten "stone" and dahl "valley" (modern spelling dal).
ŠTĚPÁNEK Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name ŠTĚPÁN.
STEPHENS English
Derived from the given name STEPHEN.
STERLING Scottish
Derived from city of Stirling, which is itself of unknown meaning.
STIDOLPH English
From the Old English given name STITHULF.
STIGSSON Swedish
Means "son of STIG".
ST MARTIN French
From a place named for Saint MARTIN.
STODDARD English
Occupational name for a horse keeper, from Old English stod "stallion, stud" and hierde "herder".
STOJANOV Macedonian
Means "son of STOJAN".
STOYANOV Bulgarian
Means "son of STOYAN".
ST PIERRE French
From a French place named for Saint PETER.
STRINGER English
Occupational name for a maker of string or bow strings, from Old English streng "string".
SUDWORTH English
From an English place name composed of Old English suþ "south" and worþ "enclosure".
SULLIVAN Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Ó Súileabháin meaning "descendant of Súileabhán". The name Súileabhán means "little dark eye".
SULZBACH German
Toponymic name from German places named Sulzbach meaning "salty stream", derived from Old High German sulza "salty water" and bah "stream".
SVENDSEN Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of SVEND".
SVENSSON Swedish
Means "son of SVEN".
SZEKERES Hungarian
Occupational name for a cartman, derived from Hungarian szekér meaning "cart, wagon".
SZILÁGYI Hungarian
Denoted one from the region of Szilágy in Hungary, derived from Hungarian szil meaning "elm" and ágy meaning "bed".
TÄHTINEN Finnish
Derived from the given name TÄHTI.
TAKENAKA Japanese
Means "dweller amongst bamboo", from Japanese (take) meaning "bamboo" and (naka) meaning "middle".
TANGEMAN German
Originally indicated a person from a place named Tange in northern Germany.
TENNISON English
Means "son of DENIS".
TENNYSON English
Means "son of DENIS".
TER AVEST Dutch
Means "at the edge, eave" indicating a person who lived at the edge of a forest or under a covered shelter.
TERRAZAS Spanish
Originally a name for a person from Terrazas in the Spanish city of Burgos, a place name meaning "terraces".
THATCHER English
Referred to a person who thatched roofs by attaching straw to them, derived from Old English þæc meaning "thatch".
THIBAULT French
Derived from the given name THIBAULT.
THOMPSON English
Means "son of THOMAS".
THORBURN English, Scottish
Derived from the Old Norse given name ÞÓRBJǪRN.
THORNTON English
From any of the various places in England by this name, meaning "thorn town" in Old English.
THURSTAN English
Derived from the Old Norse name ÞÓRSTEINN.
TOIVONEN Finnish
Derived from the given name TOIVO.
TOLEDANO Spanish
Derived from the name of the city of Toledo in Spain, which was from Latin Toletum, which may have been derived from a Celtic word meaning "hill".
TÓMASSON Icelandic
Means "son of TÓMAS".
TOMASSON Swedish
Means "son of TOMAS".
TOROSIAN Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Թորոսյան (see TOROSYAN).
TOROSYAN Armenian
Means "son of TOROS" in Armenian.
TOWNSEND English
Indicated a person who lived at the town's edge, from Old English tun "enclosure, yard, town" and ende "end, limit".
TRAVERSA Italian
Italian form of TRAVERS.
TRAVERSE French
French variant of TRAVERS.
TRAVERSI Italian
Italian form of TRAVERS.
TRAVERSO Italian
Italian form of TRAVERS.
TRAVIESO Spanish
Spanish form of TRAVERS.
TREMBLAY French
From French tremble meaning "aspen".
TRENGOVE English
Originally indicated a person from Trengove in Cornwall, England.
TRIFONOV Bulgarian
Means "son of TRIFON".
TROELSEN Danish
Means "son of TROELS".
TRUJILLO Spanish
Originally denoted a person from Trujillo, Spain, originally called Turgalium in Latin.
TSVETKOV Bulgarian
Means "son of TSVETKO".
TURNBULL English, Scottish
Nickname for someone thought to be strong enough to turn around a bull.
URQUHART Scottish
Derived from Brythonic ar "by" and cardden "thicket". This is the name of several places, the most famous being north of Loch Ness.
VALENCIA Spanish
From the name of the Spanish city of VALENCIA.
VALERIEV Bulgarian
Means "son of VALERI".
VAN AARLE Dutch
Variant of AARLE.
VAN ALLER Dutch
Means "from the Aller", a river in Germany, of uncertain meaning.
VAN ANDEL Dutch
Means "from Andel", a town in the Netherlands, possibly meaning "upper forest" in Old Dutch.
VAN ASSEN Dutch
Means "from Assen", a city in the Netherlands, which is possibly from essen meaning "ash trees".
VAN BREDA Dutch
Means "from Breda", a city in the province of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands. It is derived from Dutch breed meaning "wide" and Aa, the name of a river.
VAN BUREN Dutch
Means "from Buren", a small town on the island of Ameland in the north of the Netherlands, as well as a small city in the Dutch province Gelderland. The place names derive from Old Dutch bur meaning "house, dwelling". In the 16th century the countess Anna van Buren married William of Orange, the founder of the Dutch royal family. A famous bearer of this surname was Martin van Buren (1782-1862), the eighth President of the United States.
VAN DALEN Dutch
Means "from the valley", from Old Dutch dal meaning "valley".
VANHANEN Finnish
From Finnish vanha meaning "old".
VAN HOORN Dutch
Dutch form of HORN.
VANTCHEV Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Ванчев (see VANCHEV).
VASILYEV Russian
Means "son of VASIL".
VERVLOET Flemish
Means "from the stream" in Dutch.
VINKOVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of VINKO".
VIRTANEN Finnish
Derived from Finnish virta meaning "stream".
VISSCHER Dutch
Occupational name meaning "fisherman" in Dutch.
VLAHOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic from Serbo-Croatian Vlah meaning "Romanian".
VON ESSEN German
Means "from Essen", a city in Germany, possibly a derivative of Old High German asc meaning "ash tree".
VONNEGUT German
Possibly from the Germanic vonn meaning "hunting track" and gut meaning "good". A famous bearer was the American author Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007).
WALMSLEY English
Originally denoted a person from the English town of WALMERSLEY.
WARDROBE English
From Old French warder "to guard" and robe "garment", an occupational name for a servant responsible for the clothing in a household.
WATANABE Japanese
From Japanese (wataru) meaning "cross, ferry" and (be) meaning "edge, side".
WATERMAN (1) English
Means "servant of WALTER".
WATERMAN (2) English, Dutch
Occupational name for a boatman or a water carrier. It could also describe a person who lived by water.
WECHSLER German, Jewish
Means "money changer, banker", from German wechseln "to exchange".
WEDEKIND German
From the given name WIDUKIND.
WESTCOTT English
From any of the several English towns by this name, derived from Old English meaning "west cottage".
WHEELOCK English
Originally indicated a person from the town of Wheelock, England. It was named for the nearby River Wheelock, which is derived from Welsh chwylog meaning "winding".
WHITAKER English
From a place name composed of Old English hwit "white" and æcer "field".
WILLEMSE Dutch
Derived from the given name WILLEM.
WILLIAMS English
Means "son of WILLIAM".
WINFIELD English
From various English place names, derived from Old English winn "meadow, pasture" and feld "field".
WINOGRAD Jewish
Jewish form of VINOGRADOV.
WINTHROP English
Habitational name from the place names WINTHROPE (1) or WINTHROPE (2).
WIRNHIER German
From the given name WERNER.
WOJEWODA Polish
From the Polish title wojewoda meaning "governor, voivode" (originally meaning "warlord").
WOLANSKI Polish
Denoted a person who came from one of the places in Poland called Wola or Wolany, derived from the given name Wolan meaning "to want".
WOODCOCK English
Nickname referring to the woodcock bird.
WOODWARD English
Occupational name for a forester, meaning "ward of the wood" in Old English.
XYLANDER German
From Greek ξυλον (xylon) meaning "wood, forest" and ανδρος (andros) meaning "man". This surname was a Greek translation of German surnames of the same meaning.
YAKOVLEV Russian
Means "son of YAKOV".
YAMAMOTO Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
YAMASAKI Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 山崎 (see YAMAZAKI).
YAMAUCHI Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (uchi) meaning "inside".
YAMAZAKI Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
YORDANOV Bulgarian
Means "son of YORDAN".
YUKIMURA Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "snow" and (mura) meaning "town, village".
ZAHARIEV Bulgarian
Means "son of ZAHARI".
ZAMBRANO Basque
Possibly a habitational name for someone from Zambrana, a town in the province of Álava in Spain.
ZAMORANO Spanish
Originally denoted a person from Zamora, the name of both a province in Spain and its capital city.
ZAPATERO Spanish
Spanish cognate of SAVATIER.
ZDRAVKOV Bulgarian
Means "son of ZDRAVKO".
ZIEMNIAK Polish
Means "potato" in Polish.
ZOLTÁNFI Hungarian
Means "son of ZOLTÁN".