Occupational name derived from Polish krawiec
in German, perhaps a nickname for a person with a crab-like walk.
in Czech, ultimately from Latin crux
in Polish. The name referred to one who acted like a king or was connected in some way with a king's household.
Kron German, Swedish
From German Krone
and Swedish krona
(from Latin corona
), perhaps a nickname for one who worked in a royal household.
Nickname for a crippled person or someone who walked with a cane, from Middle High German krücke
Krüger 1 German
In northern Germany an occupational name for a tavern keeper, derived from Middle Low German kroch
Krüger 2 German
In southern Germany an occupational name for a potter, derived from Middle High German kruoc
meaning "jug, pot"
From Japanese 久 (ku)
meaning "long time ago" and 保 (ho)
in Czech, a nickname for a person with curly locks of hair.
Occupational surname for a baker who made small cakes or cookies, derived from Middle High German kuoche "cake, pastry"
in Czech, a nickname for someone with curly hair.
in Estonian, ultimately of Germanic origin.
From Finnish kulma
with the suffix -la
indicating a place.
Kumar Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Odia, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "boy, prince"
Possibly from Polish kum "godfather, friend"
or komięga "raft, barge"
From Turkish kundak
meaning "stock, wooden part of a rifle"
Occupational name for a maker of distaffs, from Middle High German kunkel "distaff, spindle"
, of Latin origin.
From Japanese 黒 (kuro)
meaning "black" and 沢, 澤 (sawa)
meaning "marsh". A notable bearer was Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), a Japanese film director.
Derived from the Hungarian word kuruc
, referring to rebels who fought against the Habsburgs in the late 17th to early 18th century.
in German, ultimately from Latin curtus
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations named Kwiatków
, named from a diminutive of Polish kwiat
Derived from Gaelic caol
meaning "narrows, channel, strait"
, originally given to a person who lived by a strait.
in Czech. It was most likely used to denote a person known for having a bad mood.