Surnames of Length 8

This is a list of surnames in which the length is 8.
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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 (Old Norse steinn) meaning "stone" and berg meaning "mountain". As a Swedish name it is ornamental.
Stendahl Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish sten (Old Norse steinn) meaning "stone" and dal (Old Norse dalr) meaning "valley".
Štěpánek Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Štěpán.
Stepanov Russian
Means "son of Stepan".
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".
Sugimoto Japanese
From Japanese (sugi) meaning "cedar" and (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Sugimura Japanese
From Japanese (sugi) meaning "cedar" and (mura) meaning "town, village".
Sugiyama Japanese
From Japanese (sugi) meaning "cedar" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Sullivan Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Ó Súileabháin meaning "descendant of Súileabhán". The name Súileabhán means "dark eye".
Sultonov Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Sulton".
Sulzbach German
Toponymic name from German places named Sulzbach meaning "salty stream", derived from Old High German sulza "salty water" and bah "stream".
Sundberg Swedish
From Swedish sund meaning "strait" and berg meaning "mountain".
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 Finnish tähti meaning "star".
Takenaka Japanese
Means "dweller amongst bamboo", from Japanese (take) meaning "bamboo" and (naka) meaning "middle".
Takeuchi Japanese
From Japanese (take) meaning "bamboo" and (uchi) meaning "inside".
Tangeman German
Originally indicated a person from a place named Tange in northern Germany.
Teixeira Portuguese
From Portuguese teixo meaning "yew tree".
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".
Thälmann German
From the given name Thilo. It was borne by the German communist party leader Ernst Thälmann (1886-1944).
Thatcher English
Referred to a person who thatched roofs by attaching straw to them, derived from Old English þæc meaning "thatch, roof".
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 Finnish toivo meaning "hope".
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". It is especially widespread in Quebec, being the most common surname there.
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".
Tuominen Finnish
Derived from Finnish tuomi meaning "bird cherry".
Turnbull English, Scottish
Nickname for someone thought to be strong enough to turn around a bull.
Uchimura Japanese
From Japanese (uchi) meaning "inside" and (mura) meaning "town, village".
Uchiyama Japanese
From Japanese (uchi) meaning "inside" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
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".
Valiente Spanish
From a nickname derived from Spanish valiente meaning "brave".
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".
Van Damme Flemish
Means "from Damme", the name of a town in Belgium, derived from Dutch dam meaning "dam". A famous bearer is the Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960-), who was born with the surname Van Varenberg.
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.
Villalba Spanish
Denoted a person from one of the various Spanish places by this name. It is derived from Spanish villa "town" and alba "white".
Vinković Croatian
Means "son of Vinko".
Virtanen Finnish
Derived from Finnish virta meaning "stream". This is the second most common surname in Finland.
Visscher Dutch
Variant of Visser.
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 German words von meaning "from, of, by" 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 (wata) meaning "cross, ferry" and (nabe) meaning "area, place".
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".
Wheatley English
From any of the various places in England with this name, meaning "wheat clearing" in Old English.
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 ξύλον (xylon) meaning "wood, timber" and ἀνδρός (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".
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".
Yoshioka Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Yukimura Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "snow" and (mura) meaning "town, village".
Zahariev Bulgarian
Means "son of Zahari".
Zambrano Spanish
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".
Żukowski Polish
From various Polish towns named Żukowo or Żuków, which are derived from żuk "beetle".
Zupančič Slovene
Patronymic form of Zupan.