Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword precious.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Arjmand Persian
Means "precious, valuable, honourable, esteemed" in Persian.
Assaratanakul Thai
From Thai อัสสะ (atsa) meaning "horse", รัตนะ (ratana) meaning "precious gem; precious jewel", and กุล, a transcription of Pali kula meaning "clan".
Chaikaeo Thai
From Thai ชัย or ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and แก้ว (kaeo) meaning "crystal, glass, precious, excellent".
Cuizon Filipino
From Hokkien 貴孫 (kuì sun) meaning "expensive grandchild" or "precious grandchild".
Daintith English
From a medieval nickname (roughly equivalent to "precious") applied to a dearly loved person (from Middle English deinteth "pleasure, titbit", from Old French deintiet).
Edelstein Jewish
Ornamental name derived from German Edelstein "gemstone; precious stone".
El Jaouhari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Jaouhari" in Arabic, Jaouhari being derived from Arabic جوهر (jawhar) "jewel, precious stone, gem, essence" (see Jawahir)... [more]
Even Khen Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of the surnames Even and Hen, which create the meaning of "precious stone".
Geiselhart German (Silesian, Rare), Lombardic (Rare), Old High German (Rare)
Possibly after the Geisel, a river in Saxony-Anhalt, which likely received its name from either the Lombardic patronym Giso, meaning "noble, precious promise" or from the Old High German gewi, from the Gothic gavi, or gaujis, a which is a medieval term for a "region within a country", often a former or actual province combined with the suffix Hart, which means "stag", and comes from the Middle English hert and the Old English heort.... [more]
Kaeomani Thai
From Thai แก้ว (kaeo) meaning "crystal, glass" and มณี (mani) meaning "precious stone, gem, jewel".
Keomany Lao
From Lao ແກ້ວ (keo) meaning "gem, jewel, glass" and ມະນີ (mani) meaning "gem, jewel, precious stone".
Khanh Vietnamese
Means "precious stone" in Vietnamese. It is also a simplified variant of Khánh.
Ōtaka Japanese
This surname combines 大 (tai, dai, oo-, -oo.ini, oo.kii) meaning "big, large" with 高 (kou, taka, taka.i, taka.maru, taka.meru, -daka) meaning "expensive, high, tall," 鷹 (ou, you, taka) meaning "hawk," 孝 (kyou, kou, taka) meaning "child's respect, filial piety," 嵩 (shuu, suu, kasa,, taka.i) meaning "be aggravated, grow bulky, grow worse, swell" or 貴 (ki, tatto.i, tatto.bu, touto.i, touto.bu, taka) meaning "esteem, honour, precious, prize, value."... [more]
Pelle German
From Middle Low German pelle "precious purple silk cloth", presumably an occupational name for a maker or seller of such cloth or for a maker of official and church vestments.
Preciado Spanish
Past participle of the infinitive preciar meaning "excellent, precious, of great estimation".
Quý Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 貴 (quý) meaning "precious, valuable".
Rattanasack Lao
From Lao ລັດຕະນະ (rattana) meaning "precious stone, jewel, gem" and ສັກ (sack) meaning "power, authority".
Rattanavong Lao
From Lao ລັດຕະນະ (rattana) meaning "precious stone, jewel, gem" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Saitama Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "precious stone peninsula".
Supasap Thai
From Thai ศุภ (suppha) meaning "excellence; goodness; prosperity" and ทรัพย์ (sap) meaning "money, valuable object".
Väärsi Estonian
Väärsi is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "vääris", meaning "costly", "noble" and "valuable".