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This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword sand.
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Chénier French
French surname which indicated one who lived in an oak wood or near a conspicuous oak tree, derived from Old French chesne "oak" (Late Latin caxinus). In some cases it may be from a Louisiana dialectical term referring to "an area of shrub oak growing in sandy soil" (i.e., "beach ridge, usually composed of sand-sized material resting on clay or mud... [more]
Chishiya Japanese
From Japanese 千 (chi) meaning "thousand", 地 (chi) meaning "earth, land", 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" 散 (chi) meaning "scatter", 梓 (shi) meaning "Japanese cherry birch", 塩 (shio) meaning "salt", 沙 (shi) meaning "sand", 司 (shi) meaning "to take charge of; to control; to manage", 史 (shi) meaning "history", 四 (shi) meaning "four", 士 (shi) meaning "samurai, warrior", 子 (shi) meaning "child", 市 (shi) meaning "market", 志 (shi) meaning "purpose, will, determination, aspiration, ambition", 氏 (shi) meaning "a family; a clan", 糸 (shi) meaning "thread", 紙 (shi) meaning "paper", 紫 (shi) meaning "purple; violet", 至 (shi) meaning "to reach; to arrive", 詩 (shi) meaning "poetry, poem", 資 (shi) meaning "money; fund; wealth; capital", 汐 (shi) meaning "evening tide; night tides; ebb", 心 (shi) meaning "heart, mind, soul" or 清 (shi) meaning "clear; limpid", and 也 (ya) meaning "also" or 哉 (ya), an exclamation... [more]
Hietala Finnish
Finnish. (hieta) meaning, “fine-sand” combined with (la) meaning, “abode, house, place, or land of….”
Hietamaa Finnish
Finnish. (hieta) meaning, “fine-sand” combined with (maa) meaning, “country.”
Hietamäki Finnish
Derived from hieta ("fine-sand") & mäki ("hill").
Isago Japanese
From Japanese 沙 (isago) meaning "sand".
Isose Japanese
Iso means "sand" and se means "ripple".
Jabashiri Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 蛇走 (jabashiri), sound- and script-changed from 砂場走 (shabahashiri), from 砂 (sha) meaning "sand", 場 (ba) meaning "place", and 走 (hashiri), from 走り (hashiri) meaning "run", referring to a place where the sand collapses quickly.
Liiv Estonian
Liiv is an Estonian surname, meaning "sand".
Liivamägi Estonian
Liivamägi is an Estonian surname meaning "sand mountain".
Luide Estonian
Luide is an Estonian surname meaning "dune/sand dune".
Sablone Italian
From Latin sabulo "coarse sand, gravel".
Sandahl Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Swedish and Norwegian sand "sand" and dal "valley".
Sandblom Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and blomma "flower".
Sande Norwegian
Habitational name from any of forty or more farmsteads so named, especially on the west coast, from the dative case of Old Norse sandr meaning "sand", "sandy plain", "beach".
Sandén Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and the common surname suffix -én.
Sandhurst English (Rare)
From Sandhurst, the name of places in the English counties of Kent, Gloucestershire and Berkshire, all of which come from the Old English elements sand "sand" and hyrst "hillock, copse".
Sandvall Swedish
Combination of Swedish sand "sand" and vall "wall, pasture, field of grass".
Sandvik Norwegian
Combination of Norwegian sand "sand" and vik "bay, inlet".
Santala Finnish
From Finnish santa meaning "(slightly wet) sand" and the place suffix -la.
Sunada Japanese
From Japanese 砂 (suna) meaning "sand" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Sunagawa Japanese
From Japanese 砂 (suna) meaning "sand" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Sunahara Japanese
From Japanese 砂 (suna) meaning "sand" and 原 (hara) meaning "meadow, plain, field". A notable bearer is Yoshinori Sunahara, a record producer.
Sunamoto Japanese
Suna means "sand" and moto means "origin, source, root".
Zandvoort Dutch
Built on ancient words that mean "Sand-Ford, -Crossing" (also the name of a Village, Municipality and Beach Resort in North Holland (Netherlands), a Hamlet in Lingewaard, Gelderland (Netherlands), and a Neighborhood of Baarn, Utrect (Netherlands)).... [more]
Zemmosa Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 善 (zen) meaning "virtue, goodness", 茂 (mo) meaning "overgrown; luxuriant", and 砂 (sa) meaning "sand", referring to a place with lots of sand.