Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword quiet.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
An Chinese, Korean
From Chinese 安 (ān) meaning "peace, quiet".
Calado Portuguese, Spanish (Philippines)
Menas "silent, quiet" in Portuguese and "soaked drenched" in Spanish.
Cichy Polish, Slovak, Czech
Meaning "quiet" or "silent".
Hiljanen Finnish
Hiljanen derives from hilja which means "quiet" in Finnish.
Mahilum Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano mahilom meaning "quiet, still, silent".
Majilom Visayan
Literally "quiet" in Cebuano
Maxilom Visayan
An archaic Hispanicization of "mahilom", "quiet."
Molchan Russian, Ukrainian
From the Russian word молчан meaning "silent" it was often used as a nickname for someone who was soft-spoken and as a given name following Baptism
Nemoy Russian
Derived from German Nemetz (“dumb” as in “mute”)
Okayasu Japanese
From Japanese 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge" and 安 (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet".
Rahumaa Estonian
Rahumaa is an Estonian surname meaning "peaceful" or "quiet" ("rahu") "land" ("maa")".
Saket Arabic (Maghrebi)
An Algerian title meaning "silent" or "quiet", and it is among the titles granted to the Algerians by the French occupation in 1882.
Sordino Literature
The surname of Melinda "Mel" Sordino, the main character of Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak (1999). Her surname was apparently derived from Italian sordino meaning "mute" or "deaf".
Stillman English
From German still "quiet" and Mann "man", hence, "calm man".
Tichá Czech, Slovak
Means "silent".
Tichý Czech
Means "silent".
Tiger Swedish
Perhaps taken from Swedish tiga "to keep quiet, to say nothing". Tiger is one of the names adopted by Swedish soldiers in the 17th century.
Tully Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh "descendant of Taithleach", a byname meaning "quiet", "peaceable".
Værnes Norwegian
Værnes is a village in the municipality of Stjørdal in Nord-Trøndelag county in Mid-Norway. The original spelling of the village's name was Vannes and it is a combination of var "calm, quiet" and nes "headland"... [more]
Vaik Estonian
Vaik is an Estonian surname meaning both "quiet/still ("vaikus") and "resin/pitch", "tar".
Vaikjärv Estonian
Vaikjärv is an Estonian surname meaning "quiet/still lake".
Vaikla Estonian
Vaikla is an Estonian surname meaning "quiet area".
Vaiksaar Estonian
Vaiksaar is an Estonian surname meaing "quiet/still ("vaikus") island ("saar")". May also come from "väike saar", meaning "little island".
Vaiksoo Estonian
Vaiksoo is an Estonian surname meaning "quiet/still swamp".
Vaikvee Estonian
Vaikvee is an Estonian surname meaning "quiet/still water".
Yasue Japanese
From Japanese 安 (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet" and 江 (e) meaning "bay, inlet".
Yasuhiro Japanese
From Japanese 安 (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet" combined with 央 (hiro) meaning "centre, middle". Other Kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Zayasu Japanese
From Japanese 座 (Za) meaning "squat; seat; cushion; gathering; sit" and 安 (Yasu) meaning "relax; cheap; low; quiet; rested; contented; peaceful".