Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword cause.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Chanthapanya Lao
From Lao ຈັນທະ (chantha) meaning "moon" and ປັນຍາ (panya) meaning "wisdom, intelligence, reason".
Dambudzo Shona
Dambudzo means "that which causes suffering or trouble". #The Zimbabwean writer, Dambudzo Marechera is a famous bearer of this name".
Isip Filipino, Tagalog
Means "mind, intellect, reason" in Tagalog.
Keopanya Lao
From Lao ແກ້ວ (keo) meaning "gem, jewel" and ປັນຍາ (panya) meaning "wisdom, intelligence, reason".
Kogane Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 黄金, 小金, 古金, 子金, 故金 or 小賀根 with 黄 (ou, kou, ki, ko-) meaning "yellow", 小 (shou, o-, ko-, sa-, chii.sai) meaning "little, small", 古 (ko, furu-, furu.i, -fu.rusu) meaning "old", 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, -ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of Chinese zodiac", 故 (ko, furu.i, moto, yue) meaning "cause, circumstances, consequently, especially, happenstance, intentionally, reason, the late, therefore", 賀 (ga) meaning "congratulations, joy", 根 (kon, ne, -ne) meaning "head (pimple), radical, root" and 金 (kin, kon, gon, kana-, kane, -gane) meaning "gold."... [more]
Oikawa Japanese
From Japanese 及 (oi) meaning "reach out, exert, cause" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Panyanouvong Lao
From Lao ປັນຍາ (panya) meaning "wisdom, intelligence, reason" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Plantz English (American)
Deriving from England. "Men known as a Planter was an English term for people who were "planted" abroad in order to promote a political, religious cause or for colonization purposes." ... [more]
Punga Maori
The name means "reason, cause, origin". Punga is the name of the daughter of Ra (Sun) and his spouse Tame. This was the name of Ngati Mutunga chief Apitea Punga (1827?-1885) who had Moriori slaves and was a big land owner... [more]
Raison English, Scottish, French
From a medieval nickname for an intelligent person (from Old French raison "reason, intelligence").
Vongpanya Lao
From Lao ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family" and ປັນຍາ (panya) meaning "wisdom, intelligence, reason".
Wakuri Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 和久利, 和久理, 和久里 or 和栗 with 和 (o, ka, wa,, nago.yaka, yawa.ragu, yawa.rageru) meaning "harmony, Japan, Japanese style, peace, soften", 久 (kyuu, ku, hisa.shii) meaning "long time, old story", 利 (ri, ki.ku) meaning "advantage, benefit, profit", 理 (ri, kotowari) meaning "arrangement, justice, logic, reason, truth", 里 (ri, sato) meaning "league, parent's home, ri (unit of distance - equal to 3.927 km), village" and 栗 (ritsu, ri, kuri, ononoku) meaning "chestnut."... [more]
Yoichi Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 与市 with 与 (yo, ata.eru,, kumi.suru, tomoni) meaning "bestow, participate in, give, award, impart, provide, cause, gift, godsend" and 市 (shi, ichi) meaning "city, market, town."... [more]
Yonao Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 与 (yo) or 與 (yo), both meaning "to bestow, to participate, to provide, cause, gift, godsend" or referring to a given name with one of those characters and 猶 (nao) meaning "still".
Yui Japanese
It is written three ways: 由 (yu) meaning "reason, cause" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mineshaft, pit". Or (yu) meaning the same as the latter, but with 比 (i) meaning "compare". Lastly, 油 (yu) can mean "oil" and (i) meaning the same as the first example.... [more]
Yumi Japanese
Yu means "cause, reason, logic" and mi means "beauty". ... [more]