Matronymic surname derived from the old feminine name Ibota, which in turn was derived from ISABEL
, the oldest form of ELIZABETH
to be introduced into England.
Means "fit, suitable" from the Latin word idoneus
From the name of the town of Ingersleben, Germany, which meant "Inge's village".
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 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.
Referred to a person belonging to the Iyer subcaste of the larger Brahmin caste. The Iyer subcaste is traditionally devoted to the God Vishnu.