Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword south.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abrego Spanish
As a Spanish surname, it was from Spanish ábrego, which originally meant "African", from Latin africus. The vocabulary word in modern Spanish has lost this general sense and now means "south wind" (literally, "African (wind)").
Fordyce Scottish
A Scottish Gaelic surname meaning "A cold place to the southward." From Gaelic fuar, meaning "cold," and deas, meaning "south."
Güney Turkish
Means "south, southern" in Turkish.
Lacsina Filipino, Pampangan
From Kapampangan laksina meaning "south", ultimately derived from Sanskrit दक्षिण (daksina).
Lõuna Estonian
Lõuna is an Estonian surname meaning "south".
Middaugh English
Variant of German Mittag meaning "midday, south".
Minamino Japanese
From Japanese 南 (minami) meaning "south" and 野 (no) meaning "field".
Minamisawa Japanese
Minami means "south" and sawa means "swamp, marsh".
Minamoto Japanese
From 源 (minamoto) meaning "fountainhead, river source; source, origin," derived from a combination of 水 (mi), the combining form of mizu meaning "water," and 元/本 (moto) meaning "source, origin" with the addition of the Old Japanese possessive particle na.... [more]
Nam Korean
From Sino-Korean 南 (nam) meaning "south".
Nanjo Japanese
From 南 (nan, minami) meaning "south" and 城 (jo, shiro) meaning "castle". Other kanji are possible.
Nanjou Japanese
From Japanese 南 (nan) meaning "south" combined with 條 (jou) meaning "article", 条 (jou) with the same meaning as the previous, or 場 (jou) meaning "location".
Söder Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "south".
Söderblom Swedish
Combination of Swedish söder "south" and blom "bloom, flower".
Söderholm Swedish, Finnish
Combination of Swedish söder "south" and holm "islet, small island".
Söderlund Swedish
Combination of Swedish söder "south" and lund "grove".
Söderman Swedish
From Swedish söder "south" and man "man".
Souness Scottish (Rare)
Perhaps derived from the place name Soonhouse in the town of Melrose in the Scottish Borders area (which is of uncertain meaning), or from the place names Sun-hlaw or Sunilaw near the town of Coldstream, also in the Scottish Borders in Scotland, meaning "south hill" or "sunny hill" in Old English... [more]
Southam English
habitational name primarily from Southam (Warwickshire) and occasionally from Southam (Gloucestershire) from Old English suþ "south southern" and ham "village homestead" meaning "the southern farmstead".
Southland English
It means "south land".
Southwell English
English surname meaning "From the south well"
Surridge English
Originally meant "person from Surridge", Devon ("south ridge").
Surridge English
Meant "person from the south" (from Old French surreis "southerner").
Sussex English
Derived from an English county name meaning "region of the Saxons from the south" in Old English.
Sutcliff English
From Old English sūth, meaning "south, southern" and cliff.
Tennakoon Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhala දකුණු (dakunu) meaning "south" and කෝන් (kon) meaning "king".
Tootmorsel Popular Culture
The surname used by the character Harry "Ocho" Tootmorsel in the animated series "The Amazing World of Gumball".... [more]
Unami Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 海南 (unami), a contraction of 海南 (unanami), from 海 (una-) meaning "of the sea; of the ocean" and 南 (nami) meaning "south".
Wolford German
Means where the wolves cross the river/stream. Wolf meaning the animal and Ford meaning crossing a body of shallow water.... [more]
Yomohiro Japanese (Rare)
This is a very rare surname with the kanji of all four directions: (東西北南) "east, west, north, south", in that order. Yomo literally means "four directions" and hiro means "extension".
Yugov Russian
Derived from Russian юг (yug) meaning "south".