Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword arrow.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Arrowsmith English
Given to someone who made arrows from the Old English elements arwe "arrow" and smiþ "smith".
Bolt English
From Middle English bolt meaning "bolt", "bar" (Old English bolt meaning "arrow"). In part this may have originated as a nickname or byname for a short but powerfully built person, in part as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts... [more]
Chiya Japanese (Rare)
Means "bloody arrow; arrow of blood" in Japanese.
Gere English
Variant of Geer, Gehr or Geary, all related to the Old High German element gēr (Old English gār, Old Norse geirr) meaning "spear, arrow". A famous bearer is American actor Richard Gere (b... [more]
Laflash French (Quebec, Anglicized)
Anglicization of the name "Richer dit Laflèche." Richer comes from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + hari, heri ‘army.' Laflèche is a reference to La Flèche, a town in historical Anjou, France... [more]
Nool Estonian
Nool is an Estonian surname meaning "arrow".
Ok Turkish
Means "arrow" in Turkish.
Ōya Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow".
Phimmasone Lao
From Lao ພິມ (phim) meaning "law, custom, form" and ສອນ (sone) meaning "arrow, weapon".
Phommasone Lao
From Lao ພົມມະ (phomma) referring to the Hindu god Brahma and ສອນ (sone) meaning "arrow, weapon".
Pyle Dutch
Metonymic occupational name for a marksman or an arrowsmith, from pijl meaning "arrow".
Strzałkowski Polish
Denoted a person from various places in Poland named Strzałki, Strzałkowo, Strzałków, all derived from Polish strzalka meaning "arrow".
Toya Japanese
From Japanese 斗 (to) “constellation” and 矢 (ya) “arrow”
Yabe Japanese
From the Japanese 矢 (ya) "arrow" and 部 (be) "region," "division," "part."
Yabuki Japanese (Rare)
Derived from the Japanese kanji 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow" and 吹 (buki), from 吹き (buki), the joining continuative form of 吹く (fuku) meaning "to blow". It can also derive from 藪 (yabu) meaning "thicket; grove; copse" and 亀 (ki) meaning "tortoise, turtle"... [more]
Yada Japanese
From the Japanese 矢 (ya) "arrow" and 田 (da or ta) "rice paddy."
Yaguchi Japanese
From Japanese 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Yajima Japanese
Derived from Japanese 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow" or 谷 (ya) meaning "valley, lowland, plain" combined with 島 or 嶋 (shima) meaning "island".... [more]
Yanai Japanese
From the Japanese 矢 (ya) "arrow" and 内 (nai or uchi) "inside."
Yano Japanese
From Japanese 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Yauchi Japanese
From Japanese 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow" and 内 (uchi) meaning "inside".
Yazawa Japanese
From Japanese 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".