Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword festive.
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Ageyev Russian
derived from given name Aggey (from Biblical Hebrew word meaning "festive")
Alegre Spanish, Portuguese
Nickname from alegre "bright, merry" (Latin alacer).
Carosella Italian
From carosello "carousel, merry-go-round", possibly a nickname for a farmer, as a carousel was an allotment of grain collected by farmers. Also a type of jousting tournament.
Glad English, Scandinavian
Nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English, Scandinavian glad "merry, jolly".
Ilomets Estonian
Ilomets is an Estonian surname meaning "merry forest".
Ilosaar Estonian
Ilosaar is an Estonian surname meaning "merry island".
Jolly English
From the English word jolly, which is ultimately from Old French joli# ("merry, happy"). Originally a nickname for someone of a cheerful or attractive disposition.
Rodin Jewish
Metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Rode, and related to the Old Czech root rád "merry", "joyful".
Vadeboncœur French (Quebec)
From the French phrase va de bon cœur meaning "go with a good (merry) heart". This was a secondary surname, common among soldiers in colonial French Canada, which has been adopted as a principal surname.
Vasey English
Derived from the Norman french word enveisie "playful, merry"
Vassie French, English
Meaning "playful or merry" for a cheerful person.