Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keywords group or of or people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aakula Indian
Telugu word meaning "of leaves"
Aanenson English (American, Anglicized)
Anglicized form of rare Norwegian surname Ånundson meaning "son of Ånund".
Aaronov Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Aaron".
Aarons English
Means "Son of Aaron."
Abakumov Russian
Means "son of Abakum".
Abaspahić South Slavic
Made from a name ABAZ and surname SPAHIĆ, Means "son of ABAZ SPAHIĆ"
Abbaspour Persian
Means "son of Abbas" in Persian.
Abbaszadə Azerbaijani
Means "born of Abbas".
Abbotson English
An English surname meaning "Son of Abbot"
Abdelaal Arabic (Egyptian)
Arabic name, Egyptian form for “Abdul-Aal” (with „Al-Aali“ being one of the names of Allah, and “Abd” meaning servant)
Abdelmassih Arabic
Means "servant of the anointed (Christ)" from Arabic عبد ال (‘abd al) meaning "servant of the" and مسيح (masīḥ) meaning "anointed, Messiah, Christ", used by Arabic-speaking Christians.
Abderrazzaq Arabic
Means "Servant of the Sustainer" in Arabic.
Abdollahzadeh Persian
Means "offspring of Abdollah" in Persian.
Abdraimov Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdraim".
Abdukadirov Uzbek
Means "son of Abd al-Qadir" in Uzbek.
Abdul Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Punjabi
From Arabic عبد ال (abdul) meaning "servant of the", commonly used as a prefix for given names (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) meaning "servant of the powerful").
Abdulloev Tajik
Means "son of Abdullo".
Abdulmawla Arabic
Combination of the Arabic word “Abdul,” which means “servant of,” and the word “Mawla,” which means “lord” or “patron.”
Abduraimov Uzbek
Means "son of Abduraim".
Abdykadyrov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdykadyr", from a variant of the Arabic name Abd al-Qadir.
Abdykerimov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdykerim", derived from the Arabic name Abd al-Karim.
Abdyldaev Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdylday" from a given name either derived from Arabic Abdullah or from Arabic عبد ال (ʿabd al) meaning "servant of the" combined with the Turkish word day meaning "support, foundation".
Abelsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Abel" in Icelandic.
Abelson English
This name derives from the surname Abelson, meaning "son of Abel." Patronymic.
Abelsson Icelandic, Swedish
Means "son of Abel" in Icelandic and Swedish.
Abelyan Armenian
Means "son of Abel".
Abernathy Scottish
A different form of Abernethy, which originally meant "person from Abernethy", Perth and Kinross ("confluence of the (river) Nethy"). This was one of the surnames of the Scots who settled in northern Ireland during the ‘plantation’ in the 17th century, and it was brought to the U.S. as the name of a Southern plantation owner.
Abeysena Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and सेना (sena) meaning "army".
Abgarowicz Polish (Rare)
Meaning "son of Abgar". The name originates from a wealthy Armenian merchant family (called Sołtan at the time) who settled in Kyiv in the 16th century... [more]
Abidaoud Arabic
Arabic surname meaning "son of Dawud".
Abiko Japanese
From 安 (a) "peaceful, cheap, rested, low" or 我 (a) meaning "I, me, myself, selfish, oneself, ego" combined with 孫 (bi) meaning "grandchild", and 子 (ko) meaning "child, sign of the rat"... [more]
Abisamra Arabic
Means "Father of Brown" - comes from AbouSamra, which means "Son of Brown."
Abishev Kazakh
Means "son of Abish".
Abitbol Judeo-Spanish
Means "father of drums" (figuratively referring to a drum maker) from Arabic أَبُو (abū) meaning "father" and طَبْل (ṭabl) meaning "drum".
Abourouphael Arabic
Means "father of rouphael" in Arabic, used especially in Lebanon and the Maghreb region (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia).
About French
It is a french surname that comes from the french word 'about', meaning "an extremity of a metallic or wooden element or piece." This surname is notably born by the French novelist Edmond François Valentin About... [more]
Abrahamyan Armenian
Means "son of Abraham".
Abramov Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Abram 1 or Abram 2".
Abramowicz Polish
Means "son of Abraham".
Abramski Jewish
Means "son of Abram."
Abubakarov Chechen
Means "son of Abu Bakr".
Abuev Kazakh, Chechen, Dagestani
Means "son of Abu".
Abukar Somali
The name Abukar is of Somali origin and means "Father of the unique"
Abukhanov Kazakh
Means "son of Abukhan".
Abulafia Judeo-Spanish
From Arabic أبو العافية‎‎ (abū l-ʿāfiya) meaning "father of health" from أبو (abū) meaning "father" and عافية (ʿāfiya) meaning "health, well-being".
Abuzərov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Abuzər".
Acahua Nahuatl
Means "owner of reeds", from Nahuatl acatl "reed, cane" and the possessive suffix -hua.
Acatecatl Nahuatl
From Nahuatl acatl "reed, cane" and tecatl "person; inhabitant of a place".
Achakzai Pashto
Means "son of Achak" in Pashto.
Achmatowicz Polish (Rare)
Means "son of Achmat", from a Polish form of the given name Ahmad. This name is primarily used among Lipka Tatar Muslims in Poland.
Ackerson English
From the middle english word "aker" meaning field, basically means "son of the field"
Adalson English
English surname meaning "Son of all"
Adamadze Georgian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamashvili Georgian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamaŭ Belarusian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamis Greek
Means "son of Adam".
Adamos Greek
Means "son of Adam".
Adamou Greek
Means "son of Adam".
Adamov Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamovič Belarusian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamowicz Polish
Means "son of Adam".
Adamyan Armenian
Means "son of Adam".
Adap Filipino, Maranao
Means "in front of, before" in Maranao.
Ademaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Adem" in Albanian.
Ademović Bosnian
Means "son of Adem".
Adiletov Kazakh
Means "son of Adilet".
Ədilov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Ədil".
Adilović Bosnian
Means "son of Adil".
Adney English
Habitational name from Adeney in Shropshire, named in Old English as Eadwynna ey "island of a woman called Eadwynn". English: from a Middle English pet form of Adam... [more]
Adolphsson Swedish
Variant of Adolfsson; means "son of Adolph".
Adrianescu Romanian
Of Romanian origin meaning "son of Adrian".
Adrianov Russian
Means "son of Adrian".
Adríansdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Adrían" in Icelandic.
Adríansson Icelandic
Means "son of Adrían" in Icelandic.
Adrienne Medieval English
The surname dervies from the Latin male given name "(H)adrianus", originally an ethnic name for someone from the seaport of Adria - which gave its name to the Adriatic Sea - who settled in Rome and became known as "the man from Adria" (in Latin, "Adrianus")... [more]
Adson English (African)
Possibly means "son of Adam".
Advani Indian, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Adu" in Sindhi, Adu probably being the name of a past ancestor.
Afanasyev Russian
Means "son of Afanasiy".
Əfəndiyev Azerbaijani
Means "son of the effendi" from the Ottoman title افندي (efendi) meaning "lord, master".
Afghanzada Persian, Afghan
Means "son of the Afghan", from Pashto and Persian افغان‎‎ (afǧân) referring to an inhabitant of Afghanistan or a member of the Pashtun ethnic group combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
Aganović Bosnian
means "son of Agan
Ağazadə Azerbaijani
Means "born of Ağa".
Agbeko Western African, Ewe
From Ewe meaning "chief of the family line of the Beko people".
Aghajanyan Armenian
Means "son of Aghajan".
Agincourt Medieval English
Surname Agincourt was first found in Lincolnshire where "Walter de Aincourt, who came from Aincourt, a lordship between Mantes and Magny Normandy, where the remains of the ancient family castle still exists... [more]
Agnarsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Agnar" in Icelandic.
Ágústínusdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ágústínus" in Icelandic.
Ágústínusson Icelandic
Means "son of Ágústínus" in Icelandic.
Ágústsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ágúst" in Icelandic.
Ágústsson Icelandic
Means "son of Ágúst" in Icelandic.
Ágústussdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ágústus" in Icelandic.
Ágústusson Icelandic
Means "son of Ágústus" in Icelandic.
Əhədov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əhəd".
Aharonyan Armenian
Means "son of Aharon".
Ahearna Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
Either from an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Eachthighearna meaning "descendant of Eachthighearna", or else an anglicized form of Eachthighearna.
Ahlin Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and the common Swedish surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
Ahmadinejad Persian
Means "descendant of Ahmad" in Persian. This surname is borne by former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956-).
Ahmadpour Persian
Means "son of Ahmad" in Persian.
Ahmadzai Pashto
Means "son of Ahmad" in Pashto. A notable bearer is Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (1949-), the current President of Afghanistan.
Ahmedov Uzbek
Means "son of Ahmed".
Ahmedova Uzbek
Means "daughter of Ahmed".
Ahmedović Bosnian
Means "son of Ahmed" in Bosnian.
Ahmetović Bosnian
Means "son of Ahmet".
Ahuja Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Means "descendant of Ahu", Ahu probably being the name of an ancestor.
Aibekov Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Aibek".
Aino Japanese (Rare)
Means "of love" or "of the love" in japanese. A notable name bearer is a fictional character "Minako Aino" in the "Sailor Moon" anime... [more]
Aït Ahmed Berber (Gallicized)
Means "son of Ahmed" in Tamazight.
Aïtbrahim Berber, Northern African
Means "son of Brahim", from Tamazight ⴰⵢⵜ (ait) meaning "son" combined with the Arabic given name Brahim.
Ajala Edo
Means "chief of the horses".
Ajdinović Bosnian
Means "son of Ajdin".
Akbarpour Persian
Means "son of Akbar" in Persian.
Akhatov Tatar, Uzbek, Kazakh
Means "son of Akhat".
Akhmatova Tatar, Russian
Feminine form of Akhmatov, meaning "son of Äxmät".
Akhunzadah Pashto
Means “descendant of a religious leader” or “child of a priest”.
Akimov Russian
Means "son of Akim".
Akinfeev Russian
Means "son of Akinfiy".
Akisato Japanese
秋 (Aki) means "autumn" and 里 (sato) means "village, ri: unit of measurement, league, parent's home". ... [more]
Akmalov Uzbek
Means "son of Akmal".
Alabaster English
From the name of a whitish kind of gypsum used for vases, ornaments and busts, ultimately deriving from Greek alabastros, itself perhaps from Egyptian 'a-labaste "vessel of the goddess Bast"... [more]
Alabed Arabic
means "The Servant of" in Arabic
Alakozai Pashto
Means "son of Alako" in Pashto.
Alanović Serbian
Means "son of Alan" in Serbian.
Alanson English
English surname meaning "son of Alan"
Albalat Catalan
Means "white winged" from medieval Catalan alb ("white") and alat ("winged"), originally from Latin albalatus ("of white wings") and used by the Visigoths before the Umayyad conquest of Hispania to name the cotton thistle because of its whitish spiny-winged stems.
Albee Scottish
Means either "son of the blond one" or "son of Alpin".
Albertini Italian
"Son of Alberto".
Albertov Russian
Means "son of Albert".
Albertsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Albert" in Icelandic.
Albinez Spanish
Means "son of Albino".
Albinsen Danish, Norwegian
Means "Son of Albin".
Alcaide Spanish, Portuguese
Ancient occupational or status name from alcaide from Arabic al-qāʾid "the leader, the commander" (see Kaid)... [more]
Alderson English (Modern)
Patronymic from the Middle English forename Alder, derived from two Old English names, Ealdhere ‘ancient army’ and Æðelhere ‘noble army’... [more]
Aldiyarov Kazakh
Means "son of Aldiyar" in Kazakh.
Alecu Romanian
Means "son of Alexandru" in Romanian.
Aleghieri Medieval Italian (Tuscan, Rare, Archaic)
It has a hard to trace meaning, but the research shows that the meaning might be "clurgyman's family" or "son of professers." People know this last name for the poet Dante Aligheri who wrote the Dievine Comedy.
Aleksanyan Armenian
Means "son of Aleksan".
Alexandersdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Alexander" in Icelandic.
Alexandrou Greek
Means "son of Alexandros".
Alexson English
This surname means “son of Alex”.
Algotsson Swedish
Means "son of Algot".
Al Harbi Arabic
Originally indicated a person from the Harb tribe derived from Arabic حَرْبيّ (ḥarbiyy) meaning "military, war, army".
Alibekov Kazakh, Kumyk, Lezgin
Means "son of Alibek".
Alić Bosnian
Means "son of Ali 1".
Alijonov Uzbek
Means "son of Alijon".
Alimpiev Russian
Means "son of Alimpiy".
Alinurov Kazakh
Means "son of Alinur" in Kazakh.
Alipour Persian
Means "descendant of Ali 1" in Persian.
Əlirzayev m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əlirza".
Əlixanov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əlixan".
Əlizadə Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əli".
Alizai Pashto
Means "son of Ali 1" in Pashto.
Aljalal Arabic
Meaning "Son of Jalal". Jalal, a Given Name.
Al-Kadamani Arabic
used Dutch "The Voice Of Holland"'s Hanin Al-Kadamani
Al-kindi Arabic
"From the Kinda tribe".
Allansen Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of Allan".
Allely Irish
From Irish Mac Ailghile meaning "descendant of Ailghil".
Allemann German (Swiss)
Derived from German Alemanne, originally "member of the Alemanni tribe", this word came to denote "of Germanic descent". It was used to refer to members of the German-speaking population of Switzerland (as opposed to those who spoke one of the Romance languages; compare Welsch).
Allyn Jewish
Means “descendant of Alleyne”.
Almazbekov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Almazbek".
Alson English
English surname meaning "son of all"
Alton English
From a place name meaning "town at the source of the river" in Old English.
Amatayakun Thai (Rare)
Means "government officer clan", from Thai อมาตย (amataya-) meaning "government official; public officer; bureaucrat" and กุล (kun), a transcription of Pali kula meaning "clan".
Amayo Nahuatl
Possibly from Nahuatl amaitl "inlet, estuary; an arm or branch of a body of water", or from atl "water" and -mayo "branches of a tree, foliage".
Ambrìz Spanish
" Probably a variant of Asturian-Leonese Ambres, a habitational name from a village in Asturies. Also a habitational name of Ámbriz a city in Angola, Africa, mainly of Portuguese descendants. "
Ameglio Italian
There are two hypotheses: the first is it derived from the Latin name Amelius which came from Amius, name of Etruscan origin; the other is it derived from Amali, name of a mighty Ostrogothic family, which means "virgin of the forest".
Amenomori Japanese
"Forest of rain."
Ametov Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Amet" in Crimean Tatar.
Əmirov Azerbaijani
Means “son of Əmir”.
Amosov Russian
Means "son of Amos".
Amparo Spanish (Philippines)
Means "protection, shelter, refuge" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Amparo, meaning "Our Lady of Refuge".
Əmrahov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əmrah".
Amramyan Armenian
Means "son of Amram".
Amrein German (Swiss)
Derived from the prepostion am "at" and German Rain "edge of plowed land".
Amsterdam Dutch, Afrikaans, Russian
Location surname from the Netherlands capital city of Amsterdam meaning "dam of the Amstel".
Amunategi Basque
It literally means a "place of apple trees", denoting someone who lived and/or worked there.
Ananthanarayanan Tamil
Means “descendant of devotee of Lord Vishnu”.
Ananyan Armenian, Jewish
Means "son of Anan 2".
Anatoliyev Russian
Means "son of Anatoliy".
Anaya Basque
Originated in Spain. It derives from medieval basque name Anaia meaning "friar or brother". As a surname it means "Son of Anaia".
Anderssen Norwegian
Means "son of Anders".
Andov Macedonian
Means "son of Ande".
Andreadis Greek
Means "son of Andreas".
Andreasdotter f Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Andreas", this surname is only used by females.
Andreou Greek
Means "son of Andreas".
Andreson English (Rare)
Means “son of Andrew”.
Andréssdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Andrés" in Icelandic.
Andrésson Icelandic
Means "son of Andrés" in Icelandic.
Andrevski Macedonian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Andrej".
Andriyiv Ukrainian
Means "son of Andriy".
Andronikashvili Georgian
Means "son of Andronikos". This was the name of a Georgian family of nobility that claimed descent from Andronikos I, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 1183-1185.
Anes Portuguese
Means "son of João" in Portuguese.
Aney English
English surname of uncertain origin, though it has been suggested that this is an anglicized form of French Ané. Ané itself is said to be taken from a personal name, possibly a gallicized form of Asnar or Aznar, which may be derived from Latin asinarius meaning "keeper of asses, ass-driver", from asinus "ass".
Angelakis Greek
Patronymic meaning "son of Angelos".
Angelou Greek (Cypriot)
Means "son of Angelos" or "son of the angel" in Greek. A famous bearer is the American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
Angilloy Cornish
From an-kelli, "the grove"; or an-gilly, "the wood or grove of hazels".
Anić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ana" in Serbo-Croatian.
Anikeev Russian
Means "son of Anikey", Anikey being an archaic short form of Ioannikiy.
Anisimov Russian
Means "son of Anisim".
Aniston English
"Town of Agnes, Agnes town"... [more]
Annavarapu Telugu
Means “one who has received the blessings or gifts of an elder brother or respected person”.
Annison English
This surname means “son of Anna”.
Anniston English
"Town of Agnes".
Anno Japanese
Means "of hermitage" in Japanese. A famous bearer is famous Japanese illustrator and children's educational book author Mitsumasa Anno (1926-present).
Antoniadis Greek
Means "son of Antonios".
Antonides Greek
Means "son of Antonios".
Antonopoulos Greek
Means "son of Antonios".
Antonovich Belarusian, Russian
Derived from given name Anton (Антон) meaning "son of Anton"
Antonsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Anton" in Icelandic.
Antonyan Armenian
Means "son of Anton".
Antuniez Spanish, Galician, Asturian
Meaning "son of Antonius." It is a last name that appears in northern Spain.
Anwarzai Pashto
Means "son of Anwar" in Pashto.
Anzorov Chechen
Means "son of Anzor".
Apollo Italian, Spanish
From the Greek personal name Apollo. There are several saints Apollo in the Christian Church, including an Egyptian hermit and monastic leader who died in 395 ad. The personal name derives from the name in classical mythology of the sun god, Apollo, an ancient Indo-European name, found for example in Hittite as Apulana "god of the gate" (from pula "gate", cognate with Greek pylē), therefore "protector, patron".
Apostolidis Greek
Means "son of Apostolos".
Apostolović Serbian
Means "son of Apostolos" in Serbian.
Appenzell German
Habitational name for someone from Appenzell (village or canton) in northeastern Switzerland. The placename derives from Latin abbatis cella, "cell (i.e., estate) of the abbot".
Arachchige Sinhalese
From the colonial-era Sinhala title ආරච්චි (arachchi) used to denote a native village headman combined with the suffix -ගේ (-ge) meaning "of, home, house".
Arak Estonian
Arak is an Estonian surname meaning "arrak (an alcoholic liquor typically distilled from the sap of the coconut palm or from rice)".
Arakelyan Armenian
Means "son of Arakel".
Arantzibia Basque
It literally means "ford of buckthorns".
Arboleda Spanish
From arboleda meaning "grove of trees". This is the name of a prominent Colombian family, in which case it is derived from their region of origin in Arboleya, Spain.
Ardzinba Abkhaz
Means "son of silver" from Abkhaz араʒны (aradzny) meaning "silver" and аҧа (apa) meaning "son".
Argawanon Visayan
Literally "resident of Argao"
Aries English, French
The name means either a person who worked in a fashion of the "Arras" cloth, as in the quotation "one bede Coveringe of Aries" (1562), or someone who was a former inhabitant of Arras in France, or Arras in Yorkshire; the latter being a particularly popular source of the name.
Arifović Bosnian
Means "son of Arif".
Arikun Thai
Possibly from Thai อารย (araya) meaning "superior, noble, civilized" and กุล (kun), a transcription of Pali kula meaning "clan".
Arisen English (Modern)
From a Dutch surname that means "son of Aris 2". In The Netherlands, this name is never used as a first name, since Dutch law strictly prohibits the use of surnames as first names... [more]
Ariyasena Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit आर्य (arya) meaning "noble" and सेना (sena) meaning "army".
Ariyawansa Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit आर्य (arya) meaning "noble, honourable, respectable" and वंश (vansa) meaning "lineage, clan, family".
Arkadiou Greek
Means "son of Arkadios".
Arkadyev Russian
Means "son of Arkadiy".
Arkhipov Russian
Means "son of Arkhip".