Surnames Categorized "Virtua Tennis opponent characters"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include Virtua Tennis opponent characters.
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Abbott English
English cognate of Abate.
Abe 1 Japanese
From Japanese (a) meaning "peace" and (be) meaning "multiple times".
Alekseev Russian
Means "son of Aleksey".
Ali Arabic
From the given name Ali 1.
Əliyev Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əli".
Allen English, Scottish
Derived from the given name Alan.
Anderson English
Means "son of Andrew".
Atkins English
Means "son of Atkin", a medieval diminutive of Adam.
Atkinson English
Means "son of Atkin", a medieval diminutive of Adam.
Baar Dutch
Variant of Baars.
Baker English
Occupational name meaning "baker", derived from Middle English bakere.
Bălan Romanian
Means "blond" in Romanian.
Balık Turkish
From a Turkish word meaning "fish".
Balodis Latvian
Means "pigeon" in Latvian.
Barker English
From Middle English bark meaning "to tan". This was an occupational name for a leather tanner.
Barrett English
Probably derived from a Middle English word meaning "strife", originally given to a quarrelsome person.
Bengtsson Swedish
Means "son of Bengt".
Bennett English
Derived from the medieval English given name Bennett.
Blake English
Variant of Black. A famous bearer was the poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827).
Blom Swedish
Means "bloom, flower" in Swedish.
Böhm German
Originally indicated a person from the region of Bohemia (Böhmen in German).
Bolton English
From any of the many places in England called Bolton, derived from Old English bold "house" and tun "enclosure".
Bradford English
Derived from the name of the city of Bradford in West Yorkshire, which meant "broad ford" in Old English. This is also the name of other smaller towns in England.
Bradley English
From a common English place name, derived from brad "broad" and leah "woodland, clearing".
Bridges English
Originally denoted a person who lived near a bridge, from Old English brycg.
Brown English
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin. A notable bearer is Charlie Brown from the Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz.
Butler English, Irish
Occupational name derived from Norman French butiller "wine steward", ultimately from Late Latin butticula "bottle". A famous bearer of this surname is the fictional character Rhett Butler, created by Margaret Mitchell for her novel Gone with the Wind (1936).
Cameron Scottish
Means "crooked nose" from Gaelic cam "crooked" and sròn "nose".
Campbell Scottish
From a Gaelic nickname cam béul meaning "wry or crooked mouth". The surname was later represented in Latin documents as de bello campo meaning "of the fair field".
Carlisle English
From the name of a city in northern England. The city was originally called by the Romans Luguvalium meaning "stronghold of Lugus". Later the Brythonic element ker "fort" was appended to the name of the city.
Castro Spanish, Portuguese
Means "castle" in Spanish and Portuguese, referring to one who lived near a castle.
Cecil Welsh
From the Welsh given name Seisyll, which was derived from the Roman name Sextilius, a derivative of Sextus.
Černý Czech
Means "black" in Czech.
Chamberlain English
Occupational name for one who looked after the inner rooms of a mansion, from Norman French chambrelain.
Chapman English
Occupational name derived from Old English ceapmann meaning "merchant, trader".
Chen Chinese
From Chinese (chén) meaning "exhibit, display, old, ancient" and also referring to the former state of Chen, which existed in what is now Henan province from the 11th to 5th centuries BC.
Choi Korean
From Sino-Korean (choe) meaning "high, lofty, towering".
Clark English
Means "cleric" or "scribe", from Old English clerec meaning "priest", ultimately from Latin clericus. A famous bearer was William Clark (1770-1838), an explorer of the west of North America.
Collins 2 English
Means "son of Colin 2".
Cruz Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese cognate of Cross.
Cunningham 1 Scottish
From the name of place in the Ayrshire district of Scotland. It possibly comes from Gaelic cuinneag meaning "milk pail".
Dawson English
Means "son of Daw".
Díaz Spanish
Means "son of Diego" in Spanish.
Dixon English
Means "son of Dick 1".
Domínguez Spanish
Means "son of Domingo".
Doyle Irish
From the Irish Ó Dubhghaill, which means "descendant of Dubhghall". A famous bearer was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), the author of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.
Dudley English
From a place name meaning "Dudda's clearing" in Old English. The surname was borne by a British noble family.
Duval French
Means "from the valley" in French.
Edwards English
Means "son of Edward".
Farmer English
Occupational name for a tax collector, from Middle English ferme "rent, revenue, provision", from Medieval Latin firma, ultimately from Old English feorm. This word did not acquire its modern meaning until the 17th century.
Fedorov Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Фёдоров (see Fyodorov).
Fernández Spanish
Means "son of Fernando". This is among the most common surnames in Spain.
Ferrer Catalan
Catalan cognate of Ferrari.
Ferrero Italian
Regional variant of Ferrari. It is typical of the area around Turin.
Fischer German
Occupational name meaning "fisherman" in German.
Fletcher English
Occupational name for a fletcher, someone who attached feathers to the shaft of an arrow. It is derived from Old French fleche meaning "arrow".
Ford English
Name given to someone who lived by a ford, possibly the official who maintained it. A famous bearer was the American industrialist Henry Ford (1863-1947).
Fournier French
Occupational name for a baker, from French fourneau meaning "oven".
Francis English
Derived from the given name Francis.
Freeman English
Referred to a person who was born free, or in other words was not a serf.
García Spanish
From a medieval given name of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Basque word hartz meaning "bear". This is the most common surname in Spain.
Gibson English, Scottish
Means "son of Gib".
Godfrey English
From the Norman given name Godfrey.
Gómez Spanish
Spanish form of Gomes.
González Spanish
Means "son of Gonzalo" in Spanish. This is among the most common surnames in Spain.
Goranov Bulgarian
Means "son of Goran".
Graf German
From the German noble title Graf meaning "count", ultimately from Greek γραφεύς (grapheus) meaning "scribe".
Graves English
Occupational name for a steward, derived from Middle English greyve, related to the German title Graf.
Green English
Descriptive name for someone who often wore the colour green or someone who lived near the village green.
Guillaume French
From the given name Guillaume.
Gutiérrez Spanish
Means "son of Gutierre".
Haas Dutch, German
Variant of Hase.
Hagen Norwegian, Dutch
From Old Norse hagi or Old Dutch hago meaning "enclosure, pasture".
Hall English, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Means simply "hall", given to one who either lived in or worked in a hall (the house of a medieval noble).
Harrison English
Means "son of Harry".
Hashemi Persian
From the given name Hashem.
Heinrich German
Derived from the given name Heinrich.
Herrera Spanish
Spanish form of Ferreira.
Hobbs English
Derived from the medieval given name Hob.
Holland 1 English
From various English places of this name, derived from Old English hoh "point of land, heel" and land "land".
Horák Czech
Derived from Czech hora "mountain".
Horváth Hungarian
Hungarian form of Horvat. This is the second most common surname in Hungary and the most common surname in Slovakia, where it is borne by the descendants of Hungarian settlers.
Howard 1 English
Derived from the given name Hughard or Hávarðr.
Hsu 1 Chinese
Alternate transcription of Chinese (see Xu 1).
Huang Chinese
From Chinese (huáng) meaning "yellow".
Hutchinson English
Means "son of Huchin", a medieval diminutive of Hugh.
Ingham English
From the name of an English town, of Old English origin meaning "Inga's homestead".
Inoue Japanese
Means "above the well", from Japanese (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit", an unwritten possessive marker (no), and (ue) meaning "above, top, upper".
Ishikawa Japanese
From Japanese (ishi) meaning "stone" and (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Ivanović Serbian, Croatian
Means "son of Ivan".
Jansen Dutch, Norwegian
Means "son of Jan 1". This is the second most common Dutch surname.
Johnson English
Means "son of John". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
Jones English, Welsh
Derived from the given name Jon, a medieval variant of John.
Jordan 1 English, French, German
Derived from the given name Jordan.
Joseph English, French
Derived from the given name Joseph.
Jovanović Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
Katō Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "add, increase" and () meaning "wisteria". The latter character may indicate a connection to the Fujiwara clan.
Kaur Indian (Sikh)
Means "princess", ultimately from Sanskrit कुमारी (kumari) meaning "girl". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his Sikh female followers the surname Kaur and all males Singh. In many instances, it is also used as a middle name with the family name serving as the surname.
Keller German
Means "cellar" in German, an occupational name for one in charge of the food and drink.
Kelly 1 Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Ceallaigh meaning "descendant of Ceallach".
Kennedy Irish
From the Irish name Ó Cinnéidigh meaning "descendant of Cennétig". This surname was borne by assassinated American president John F. Kennedy (1917-1963).
Kim Korean
Korean form of Jin, from Sino-Korean (gim) meaning "gold". This is the most popular surname in Korea.
Kovalenko Ukrainian
Derived from Ukrainian коваль (koval) meaning "blacksmith".
Krüger 1 German
In northern Germany an occupational name for a tavern keeper, derived from Middle Low German kroch meaning "tavern".
Kulkarni Indian, Marathi
Means "village clerk, revenue collector" in Marathi.
Kurosawa Japanese
From Japanese (kuro) meaning "black" and 沢, 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh". A notable bearer was Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), a Japanese film director.
Kuznetsov Russian
Patronymic form of Russian кузнец (kuznets) meaning "blacksmith".
Kwok Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Guo.
Lange German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian cognate of Long.
Laurent French
From the given name Laurent.
Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Li 2, from Sino-Vietnamese ().
Lee 2 Korean, Chinese
Korean form of Li 1, from Sino-Korean (i). It is also a variant Chinese romanization of Li 1.
Legrand French
Means "the tall, the large" in French.
Leigh English
Variant of Lee 1.
Li 1 Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "plum, plum tree". This was the surname of Chinese emperors of the Tang dynasty.
Liu Chinese
From Chinese (liú) meaning "kill, destroy". This was the surname of Chinese emperors of the Han dynasty.
López Spanish
Means "son of Lope" in Spanish.
Lowe 2 English
Variant of Law.
Lucas English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch
Derived from the given name Lucas. A famous bearer of this surname is George Lucas (1944-), the creator of the Star Wars movies.
Mägi Estonian
Means "hill, mountain" in Estonian.
Malý Czech
Means "small" in Czech.
Marín Spanish
Derived from the given name Marino.
Martín Spanish
Derived from the given name Martín.
Mathewson English
Means "son of Matthew".
Melo Portuguese
Portuguese form of Merlo.
Mendoza Spanish, Basque
From a Basque place name derived from mendi "mountain" and hotz "cold".
Michael English, German
From the given name Michael.
Mills English
Originally given to one who lived near a mill or who worked in a mill, from Middle English mille.
Mitchell 1 English, Scottish
Derived from the given name Michael.
Miyazaki Japanese
From Japanese (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace" and (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Mochizuki Japanese
Means "full moon" in Japanese, a compound of (mochi) meaning "wish, desire" and (tsuki) meaning "moon".
Moreau French
Derived from a diminutive of Maurus.
Moreno Spanish, Portuguese
From a nickname meaning "dark" in Spanish and Portuguese.
Morgan Welsh
Derived from the given name Morgan 1.
Morris English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Derived from the given name Maurice.
Murray 1 Scottish
Derived from the region in Scotland called Moray meaning "seaboard settlement". A notable bearer of this surname was General James Murray (1721-1794), who was the first British Governor-General of Canada.
Nielsen Danish
Means "son of Niels 1".
Nieminen Finnish
Derived from Finnish niemi meaning "peninsula, cape".
Nilsen Norwegian
Means "son of Nils".
Norris 1 English, Scottish
Means "from the north" from Old French norreis. It either denoted someone who originated in the north or someone who lived in the northern part of a settlement.
Novák Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of Novak.
Novotný Czech
Czech variant of Novak.
Nunes Portuguese
Means "son of Nuno".
Núñez Spanish
Spanish form of Nunes.
Oliveira Portuguese
Means "olive tree" in Portuguese, ultimately from Latin oliva. It indicated a person who lived near or worked with olive trees.
Olsen Danish
Means "son of Ole".
Ortega Spanish
From a Spanish place name (belonging to various villages) derived from ortiga "nettle".
Ortiz Spanish
Means "son of Orti", a byname deriving either from Latin fortis meaning "brave, strong" or fortunius meaning "fortunate".
Ozols Latvian
Means "oak tree" in Latvian.
Page English, French
Occupational name meaning "servant, page". It is ultimately derived (via Old French and Italian) from Greek παιδίον (paidion) meaning "little boy".
Palmer English
Means "pilgrim", ultimately from Latin palma "palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.
Park 1 Korean
From Sino-Korean 樸, 朴 (bak) meaning "plain, unadorned, simple".
Pavlov Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Pavel". A famous bearer of this surname was the Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936), known for his discovery of the conditioned reflex.
Pereira Portuguese, Galician
From Portuguese and Galician pereira meaning "pear tree", ultimately from Latin pirum meaning "pear".
Pérez Spanish
Means "son of Pedro" in Spanish.
Perkins English
Means "son of Perkin", a medieval diminutive of Peter.
Perry 1 English
From Old English pirige meaning "pear tree", a derivative of peru meaning "pear", itself from Latin pirum. A famous bearer was Matthew Perry (1794-1858), the American naval officer who opened Japan to the West.
Persson Swedish
Means "son of Per".
Petrov Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Peter" in Russian and Bulgarian.
Phillips English
Means "son of Philip".
Portelli Italian
Diminutive form of Porto.
Porter English
Occupational name meaning "doorkeeper", ultimately from Old French porte "door", from Latin porta.
Price Welsh
Derived from Welsh ap Rhys, which means "son of Rhys".
Radu Romanian
From the given name Radu.
Ramírez Spanish
Means "son of Ramiro" in Spanish.
Ramos Spanish
Originally indicated a person who lived in a thickly wooded area, from Latin ramus meaning "branch".
Rao 1 Indian, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit राज (raja) meaning "king".
Reynolds English
Derived from the given name Reynold.
Richards English
Derived from the given name Richard.
Robinson English
Means "son of Robin".
Robson English
Means "son of Rob".
Rocha Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician cognate of Roach.
Rodgers English
Derived from the given name Rodger.
Rodríguez Spanish
Means "son of Rodrigo" in Spanish. This is among the most common surnames in Spain.
Rose 1 English, French, German, Jewish
Means "rose" from Middle English, Old French and Middle High German rose, all from Latin rosa. All denote a person of a rosy complexion or a person who lived in an area abundant with roses. As a Jewish surname it is ornamental, from Yiddish רויז (roiz).
Roux French
Derived from Old French ros meaning "red", from Latin russus, a nickname for a red-haired person.
Rubio Spanish
Nickname for a person with red hair, from Latin rubeus "red".
Ruiz Spanish
Means "son of Ruy" in Spanish.
Russell English
From a Norman French nickname that meant "little red one", perhaps originally describing a person with red hair.
Samuel English, Welsh, French, Jewish
Derived from the given name Samuel.
Sánchez Spanish
Means "son of Sancho".
Santos Portuguese, Spanish
Means "saint" in Portuguese and Spanish, ultimately from Latin sanctus. This was a nickname for a pious person.
Sasaki Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "help, aid" (repeated, indicated by the iteration mark ) and (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Satō Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "help, aid" and () meaning "wisteria". The final character might indicate a connection to the Fujiwara clan. This is the most common surname in Japan.
Savage English
English nickname meaning "wild, uncouth", derived from Old French salvage or sauvage meaning "untamed", ultimately from Latin silvaticus meaning "wild, from the woods".
Schneider German, Jewish
From German schneider or Yiddish shnayder, making it a cognate of Snyder.
Schofield English
From various northern English place names, which were derived from Old Norse skáli "hut" and Old English feld "field".
Silva Portuguese, Spanish
From Spanish or Portuguese silva meaning "forest". This is the most common surname in Portugal and Brazil.
Singh Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his Sikh male followers the surname Singh and all females Kaur.
Smith English
Means "metalworker, blacksmith" from Old English smiþ, related to smitan "to smite, to hit". It is the most common surname in most of the English-speaking world. A famous bearer was the Scottish economist Adam Smith (1723-1790).
Stafford English
From the name of the English city of Stafford, Staffordshire, derived from Old English stæð meaning "wharf, landing place" and ford meaning "ford, river crossing".
Steiner German
Variant of Stein.
Strickland English
From the name of a town in Cumbria, derived from Old English stirc "calf, young bullock" and land "cultivated land".
Sung Chinese
Alternate transcription of Chinese (see Song).
Suzuki Japanese
From Japanese (suzu) meaning "bell" and (ki) meaning "tree, wood". This is the second most common surname in Japan.
Svensson Swedish
Means "son of Sven".
Svoboda Czech
Means "freedom" in Czech. This was a medieval name for a freeman, someone who was not a serf.
Takahashi Japanese
From Japanese (taka) meaning "tall, high" and (hashi) meaning "bridge".
Tarantino Italian
Locational name that originally designated a person who came from Taranto, a city in southeastern Italy, which was originally called Τάρας (Taras) by Greek colonists. A famous bearer of this name is the American director Quentin Tarantino (1963-).
Taylor English
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
Thomas English, Welsh, French, German
Derived from the given name Thomas.
Thompson English
Means "son of Thomas".
Thornton English
From any of the various places in England by this name, meaning "thorn town" in Old English.
Torres Spanish, Portuguese
Name for a person who lived in or near a tower, ultimately from Latin turris.
Tóth Hungarian
Variant of Tót.
Turner English
Occupational name for one who worked with a lathe, derived from Old English turnian "to turn", of Latin origin.
Urbonas Lithuanian
From the given name Urbonas.
Vasile Romanian
Derived from the given name Vasile.
Villanueva Spanish
Originally denoted someone who came from one of the various Spanish towns by this name, derived from villa "town" and nueva "new".
Vinci 1 Italian
From the given name Vincente.
Virtanen Finnish
Derived from Finnish virta meaning "stream". This is the second most common surname in Finland.
Wade 1 English
Derived from the Old English place name wæd meaning "a ford".
Wagner German
From Middle High German wagener meaning "wagon maker, cartwright". This name was borne by the German composer Richard Wagner (1813-1883).
Wang 1 Chinese
From Chinese (wáng) meaning "king, monarch". This is the most common surname in China (and the world).
Ward 1 English
Derived from Old English weard meaning "guard, guardian".
Watson English, Scottish
Patronymic derived from the Middle English given name Wat or Watt, a diminutive of the name Walter.
Weiss German, Yiddish
From Middle High German wiz or Yiddish װייַס (vais) meaning "white". This was originally a nickname for a person with white hair or skin.
Wells English
Derived from Middle English welle meaning "well, spring, water hole".
West English, German
Denoted a person who lived to the west of something, or who came from the west.
White English
Originally a nickname for a person who had white hair or a pale complexion, from Old English hwit "white".
Williams English
Means "son of William".
Wilson English
Means "son of Will".
Woźniak Polish
From Polish woźny meaning "caretaker, clerk".
Wu 1 Chinese
From Chinese () referring to the ancient state of Wu, which was located in present-day Jiangsu province.
Yamada Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Young English
Derived from Old English geong meaning "young". This was a descriptive name to distinguish father from son.
Zeman Czech
Means "landowner", derived from Czech zem "land". A famous bearer is the soccer coach Zdeněk Zeman (1947-).
Zhang Chinese
From Chinese (zhāng) meaning "stretch, extend". It may have denoted a bowmaker whose job it was to stretch bow wood.
Zhao Chinese
From Chinese (zhào), which refers to an ancient city-state in what is now Shanxi province. According to legend, King Mu rewarded his chariot driver Zaofu with the city, at which time Zaofu adopted this surname. The later historic state of Zhao, which existed from the 5th to 3rd centuries BC, was named after this city.... [more]
Zimmermann German, Jewish
From the German word for "carpenter", derived from Middle High German zimber "timber, wood" and mann "man".