From Spanish iglesia
meaning "church", from Latin ecclesia
(of Greek origin).
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 (tou)
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.