This is a list of surnames in which the length is 9.
Means "little abbot" from Italian abate
and the diminutive suffix -elli
Denoted a person from various towns in the Netherlands called Achthoven, which is derived from Dutch acht
"eight" and hoven
Denoted a person who lived near a field, from Middle High German acker
"field" and man
Meaning uncertain, possibly from a place name or an occupation derived from Italian acqua
Habitational name for a person from the village of Ainsworth near Manchester, itself from the Old English given name Ægen
Possibly from an unknown place name meaning "old field" in Dutch.
From the name of a city in the Netherlands, meaning "apple tree" in Dutch.
Occupational name for a chest maker, from Middle English arc
meaning "chest, coffer" and wyrhta
meaning "maker, craftsman".
Means "hermitage", indicating a person who lived near one, from Middle English ermite
"hermit" and stede
Means "strong arm" from Middle English. Tradition holds that the family is descended from Siward, an 11th-century Earl of Northumbria. Famous bearers of this name include the Americans Louis Armstrong (1901-1971), a jazz musician, and Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), an astronaut who was the first person to walk on the moon.
From the name of a town in Cambridgeshire, originally meaning "Earna's settlement" in Old English (Earna
being a person's nickname meaning "eagle").
From the name of a place called Assendorp, composed of Dutch essen
, meaning "ash tree village".
Probably from Hatelji
, the name of a town in Serbia, which is of unknown meaning.
Means "dweller at the fortified town" from Middle English at
From the name of a town in the Netherlands, possibly from Baard
, a variant of BERT
, and wijk
meaning "neighbourhood, district".
Originally referred to a farmer whose farm was beside a stream, from Middle High German bach
"stream" and meier
"steward, tenant farmer".
Means "bakery" from Dutch bak
"bake" and huis
"house", an occupational name for a baker.
From Norman French banastre
meaning "basket". This was originally a name for a maker of baskets.
Occupational name meaning "woodcutter", derived from German Baum
"tree" and hauen
From French place names derived from beau
"beautiful" and chêne
Means "drinking glasses" in Italian, referring originally to a person who made or sold them.
From the name of a city in Lancashire, meaning "black stream" in Old English.
From the name of a town in Northamptonshire, itself meaning "Blæcwulf's meadow" in Old English. Blæcwulf
is a byname meaning "black wolf".
Possibly an adaptation of French beurre fin
meaning "good butter".
Probably indicated someone from the town of Les Bottereaux in Normandy, itself derived from Old French bot
Derived from the Italian town of Brembilla in Lombardy, itself named after the Brembo river.
Originally given to a person who came from the region of Calabria in southern Italy.
From an Italian nickname meaning "carnival", perhaps given to a festive person.
From the occupation, derived from Middle English carpentier
(ultimately from Latin carpentarius
meaning "carriage maker").
From a place name meaning "cold field", from Old English ceald
"cold" and feld
Derived from Czech chalupa
meaning "cottage". The name referred to a peasant farmer who owned a very small piece of land.
From a nickname derived from French chevalier
meaning "knight", itself from cheval
meaning "horse", ultimately from Latin caballus
From a diminutive of chèvre
meaning "goat", indicating a person who cultivated goats.
From Cingoli, a town in the Marche region of Italy. It is derived from Latin cingo
From a derivative of Italian colomba
"dove" indicating a house where doves were held.
From a place name meaning "narrow corner" or "narrow wood" in Gaelic.
From Old French conestable
, ultimately from Latin comes stabuli
meaning "officer of the stable".
Derived from Middle English cotter
meaning "cottager", referring to a small tenant farmer.
COURTENAY (1) English
From the name of towns in France that were originally derivatives of the Gallo-Roman personal name Curtenus
, itself derived from Latin curtus
From the name of the city of Crema in Lombardy, northern Italy.
Means "of the cross" in French. It denoted one who lived near a cross symbol or near a crossroads.
Means "son of Dicun", Dicun
being a medieval diminutive of DICK (1)
. American poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was a famous bearer.
Derived from Middle High German dreschen
"to thresh". A thresher was a person who separated the grains from a cereal plant by beating it.
Denoted a person from any of the various places named Eccleston in England, derived from Latin ecclesia
"church" (via Briton) and Old English tun
"enclosure, yard, town".
Means "oak tree", from Dutch eik
"oak" and boom
Habitational name for a person from the town of Elsworth in Cambridgeshire. The town's name is derived from the masculine given name Ella
(a short form of Old English names beginning with the elements ælf
meaning "elf" or eald
meaning "old") combined with worþ
Derived from the name of the town of Escamilla in Gualadajara, Spain.
Derived from the Basque place name Eskarzaga
, which itself is derived from Basque hazkar
Anglicized form of German Grünspan
meaning "verdigris". Verdigris is the green-blue substance that forms on copper.
Means "green forest" from German grün
"green" and Wald
Derived from Middle High German guot
meaning "good" and muot
meaning "mind, spirit". It was a nickname for an optimistic person.
Originally indicated a person from Haanrade, a small village in the south of the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.
Occupational name for a dealer in oats, derived from Old High German habaro
"oat" and korn
From various English place names, derived from Old English hamel
"crooked, mutilated" and tun
"enclosure, yard, town".
Means "son of HAROLD
". A famous bearer of this surname is the American actor Woody Harrelson (1961-).
From a northern German place name meaning "rabbit field", from Old Saxon haso
"hare" and kamp
"field" (from Latin campus
From Irish Ó hIfearnáin
meaning "descendant of Ifearnán". The byname Ifearnán
means "little demon".
Derived from the name of the English town of Hunnacott, derived from Old English hunig
"honey" or the given name Huna
combined with cot
Means "by the fountain" in Basque, from iturri
Habitational name for a person from a town named Jankowo
, all derived from the given name JANEK
Originally indicated a person from various Polish towns named Jaskółki
, derived from Polish jaskółka
Means "mouth of the river", from Japanese 川 (kawa)
meaning "river, stream" and 口 (kuchi)
meaning "mouth, entrance".
Originally a name for a person from Kozłów, Kozłowo, or other places with a name derived from Polish kozioł
meaning "male goat".
Occupational name meaning "sentry, sentinel" in Italian, also a locative name referring to a person who lived near a watchtower. Fiorello Laguardia (1882-1947) was the first mayor of New York of Italian origin.
From the name of a small town in the province of Utrecht, Holland, derived from lang
means "wide" and broek
From a nickname for a person who took big steps, from Finnish laukka
meaning "canter, gallop".
From Locatello, a town in Lombardy, northern Italy, near the city of Bergamo.
Occupational name for an official who was equipped with a ceremonial staff, or a nickname for a tall person.
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Domhnaill
meaning "son of DONALD
". It originates from the Highland clan Donald.