Means "son of IB"
. A famous bearer was the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906).
From Spanish iglesia
, from Latin ecclesia
(of Greek origin).
From Sino-Korean 林 (im)
(making it the Korean form of LIN
) or 任 (im)
From the name of the town of Ingersleben, Germany, which meant "Inge's village".
From the name of an English town, of Old English origin meaning "INGA
Means "above the well"
, from Japanese 井 (i)
meaning "well, mine shaft, pit", an unwritten possessive marker の (no)
, and 上 (ue)
meaning "above, top, upper".
Variant of IONESCU
. French-Romanian playwright Eugène Ionesco (1909-1994), born Ionescu
, is a famous bearer of this surname.
From the name of the Jordan river, which is from Hebrew יָרַד (yarad)
meaning "descend" or "flow down".
IRVING Scottish, English
Originally derived from a Scottish place name (in North Ayrshire) meaning "green water".
From Japanese 伊 (i)
meaning "this" and 藤 (tō)
meaning "wisteria". The final character may indicate a connection to the Fujiwara clan.
Means "by the fountain"
in Basque, from iturri
Referred to a person belonging to the Iyer subcaste of the larger Brahmin caste. The Iyer subcaste is traditionally devoted to the God Vishnu.