Regional name for a person who came from the former county by this name in Scotland. It is derived from Old Norse suðr
"south" and land
"land", because it was south of the Norse colony of Orkney.
From various English place names meaning "south town"
From Japanese 鈴 (suzu)
meaning "bell" and 木 (ki)
meaning "tree, wood". This is the second most common surname in Japan.
in Czech. This was a medieval name for a freeman, someone who was not a serf.
From Old English swealwe
meaning "swallow (bird)"
, a nickname for someone who resembled or acted like a swallow.
From a nickname meaning "sweet, pleasant"
, from Old English swete
Nickname for a quick person, from Old English swift
From the place name Swinglehurst
in the Forest of Bowland in central Lancashire, derived from Old English swin
"swine, pig", hyll
"hill" and hyrst
Occupational name for a ploughman or tiller, derived from Hungarian szánt
meaning "to plow".
From Hungarian szarka
, often used as a euphemistic term for a thief.
Denoted a person of Székely ancestry. The Székelys are a population of Hungarians who live in central Romania.
Occupational name for a cartman, derived from Hungarian szekér
meaning "cart, wagon".
Denoted one from the region of Szilágy in Hungary, derived from Hungarian szil
meaning "elm" and ágy
Derived from Polish Szwed
meaning "Swede, person from Sweden"