Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keywords spruce or tree.
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Aavik Estonian
Aavik is an Estonian surname, a variation of "haavik", meaning "aspen forest".
Aaviksoo Estonian
Aaviksoo is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen forest(ed) swamp".
Aaviste Estonian
Aaviste is an Estonian surname relating to "aspen".
Ābele Latvian (Rare)
Means "apple tree" in Latvian.
Acevedo Spanish
Derived from Spanish acebedo meaning "holly grove", itself from acebo meaning "holly tree".
Ackerley English
Old English surname which came from a place name which meant "Oak meadow." See Ackley.
Ackley English
From an Old English surname: a place name which meant "Oak meadow". A variation of this is: "dwells at the oak tree meadow". ... [more]
Ackroyd English
Topographic name from northern Middle English ake "oak" and royd "clearing".
Acton English, Northern Irish
"Oak Town" in Old English. Parishes in Cheshire, Suffolk, Middlesex. There is also a place that bears this name in Ulster.
Adair Celtic
Mostly Scottish surname meaning "at the oak ford".
Aginaga Basque
Habitational name from a place named Aginaga, from Basque (h)agin meaning "yew tree" combined with -aga, a collective suffix.
Agojo Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog aguho meaning "Australian pine tree", a type of she-oak tree (genus Casuarina).
Aguer Dinka
the name was mainly given to boys of the Dinka tribe ,mainly in the Upper Nile state of South Sudan. meaning is unknown but is synonymous with "tree"
Ahl Swedish
Derived from Swedish al "alder tree".
Ahlborn Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and -born, a Swedish surname suffix derived from German geboren "born".
Ahlin Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and the common Swedish surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
Ahlqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old spelling of kvist "twig".
Ahuatl Nahuatl
Means "oak tree" in Nahuatl.
Aiki Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Ainara Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "mutual, reciprocal, with one another", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree" and 良 (ra) meaning "good".
Akagi Japanese
Means "red tree" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 赤 (red) and 木 (tree).
Akaki Japanese
Aka means "red, crimson, vermilion" and ki means "tree, wood".
Akçam Turkish
A surname of Turkish origin, ultimate from the words ak meaning "white" and çam meaning "pine tree".
Akey English
Possibly an Americanized form of German Eiche "oak".
Álamo Spanish, Portuguese
Either a topographic name from álamo "poplar" or a habitational name from any of several places in Spain and Portugal named with this word.
Alford English, Scottish
Habitation name found in Lincolnshire, Surrey and Somerset, England and Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The name can be derived by combining the Old English female personal name Ealdg- and -ford meaning "water crossing" or can mean "from the alder tree ford".
Alksnis Latvian
Means "alder tree" in Latvian.
Alm Swedish
Means "elm" in Swedish.
Almblad Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and blad "leaf".
Almgren Swedish
Composed of Swedish alm meaning "elm tree" and gren "branch".
Almlöf Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and löv "leaf".
Almqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and kvist "twig, branch".
Amaki Japanese
Ama can mean "heaven" and ki means "wood, tree."... [more]
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".
Amunategi Basque
It literally means a "place of apple trees", denoting someone who lived and/or worked there.
Angilloy Cornish
From an-kelli, "the grove"; or an-gilly, "the wood or grove of hazels".
Aomatsu Japanese
Ao means "green, blue" and matsu means "pine".
Aoyagi Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "green, blue" and 柳 (yagi) meaning "willow".
Apfelbaum German, Jewish
Means "apple tree" in German.
Applegarth English, Scottish
Topographic name from northern Middle English applegarth meaning "apple orchard" (Old Norse apaldr meaning "apple tree" + gar{dh}r meaning "enclosure"), or a habitational name from a place so named, of which there are examples in Cumbria and North and East Yorkshire, as well as in the county of Dumfries.
Apse Latvian
Derived from Latvian apse "aspen tree" (ultimately from Proto-Baltic *apse).
Apsītis Latvian
Derived from Latvian apse meaning "aspen tree".
Araki Japanese
From Japanese 荒 (ara) meaning "rough, sparse, wild" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
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.
Archuleta Spanish, English
Castilianized form of Basque Aretxuloeta, a topographic name meaning "oak hollow".
Arukask Estonian
Arukask is an Estonian surname meaning "silver birch" (Betula pendula).
Arukuusk Estonian
Arukuusk is an Estonian surname meaning "fir/spruce meadow".
Asbury English
English location name with the elements as- meaning "east" or "ash tree" and -bury meaning "fortified settlement."
Aschan Swedish
Shortened form of Aschanius (now obsolete) taken from the name of a village whose name was derived from Swedish ask "ash tree".
Ascher German
Derived from German asche meaning "ash" (tanners worked with ash)
Asher English
Name for someone who dwelled by an ash tree, from Middle English asche or asshe meaning "ash tree".
Ashfield English
Meaning "ash tree field".
Ashford English
Derived from Ashford, which is the name of several places in England. All but one of these derive the second element of their name from Old English ford meaning "ford" - for the one in North Devon, it is derived from Old English worō or worth meaning "enclosure".... [more]
Ashland English
This surname is derived from Old English æsc & land and it means "ash tree land."
Ashman English, Anglo-Saxon
From Middle English Asheman, a byname meaning "pirate, seaman". It can also be made up of English ash referring to the "ash tree", and man. In that case, it could refer to someone who lived by ash trees... [more]
Ashmore English
English locational name, from either "Aisemare", (from Old English pre 7th Century "aesc" meaning ash plus "mere" a lake; hence "lake where ash-trees grow), or from any of several minor places composed of the Old English elements "aesc" ash plus "mor" a marsh or fen.
Ashuba Abkhaz
Possibly from Abkhaz ашә (āš°) meaning "cheese" or "beech" or ашәа (āš°ā) meaning "song".
Ashwood English
Habitational name from a place in Staffordshire named Ashwood, from Old English æsc "ash" and wudu "wood".
Ask Swedish
From Swedish ask "ash tree".
Askeladd Folklore
The main character in Asbjornsen and Moe's Norwegian Folktales, Askeladd is usually the youngest and smallest of three brothers who is left to sit by the fire in the ashes, hence his name (similar to Cinderella)... [more]
Asp Swedish
Means "aspen tree" in Swedish.
Aspinall English
A locational name of Anglo-Saxon origin, it means “aspen well”.
Asplund Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Swedish asp "aspen" and lund "grove".
Atsugi Japanese (Rare)
Atsugi (厚木) means "thick tree", notable bearer of this surname is Nanami Atsugi (厚木 那奈美), a Japanese Voice actress. It is also a city name in Kanagawa perfecture.
Axford English
Derived from Axford, which is the name of two villages in England (one is located in the county of Hampshire, the other in Wiltshire). Both villages derive their name from Old English æsc(e) "ash tree(s)" and Old English ford "ford", which gives their name the meaning of "ford by the ash trees" or "a ford with ash trees"... [more]
Axton English
From Old English æsc(e) meaning "ash tree(s)" and Old English ton meaning "town".
Azinheira Portuguese
Originates from the Portuguese word "azinheira," which refers to the evergreen oak tree known as the "holm oak"
Bark Swedish
Perhaps derived from a place name containing either Old Swedish *barke "throat", Old Swedish biork "birch tree" or Swedish bark "bark (covering of the trunk of a tree)"
Bassford English
Habitational name from any of several places called Basford, especially the one in Nottinghamshire. There are others in Staffordshire and Cheshire. Either that or it's from Old English berc "birch tree" + Old English ford "ford".
Beacher English
Means "near the beech trees".
Beaufay French (Rare)
In most cases, this surname is a locational surname that most likely took its name from the village of Beaufay, which is nowadays located in the Sarthe department of France. The village was called Bello Faeto, Bellofaido and Belfaidus during the Early Middle Ages, ultimately deriving its name from Latin bellus fagus (or bellum fagetum) meaning "beautiful beech tree(s)" or "beautiful beech woodland"... [more]
Beckwith English (African)
Habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Beckwith, from Old English bece "beech" + Old Norse viðr "wood" (replacing the cognate Old English wudu).
Bereza Ukrainian
Means "birch tree" in Ukrainian.
Bergholtz Swedish, German (Rare)
Possibly a variant of German Bergholz which is either a derivative of Berchtold or from a topographic name meaning "birch wood"... [more]
Berglind Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and lind "linden tree".
Berkeley English
From any of the locations called Berkeley derived the elements beorc "birch" and leah "clearing, wood" meaning "birch clearing"... [more]
Berlin Swedish
Of uncertain origin. The name could be a shortened form of Berglin. It could also be a habitational name from the city in Germany or from a place in Sweden named with ber or berg "mountain"... [more]
Birch English, German, Danish, Swedish (Rare)
From Middle High German birche, Old English birce, Old Danish birk, all meaning "birch". This was likely a topographic name for someone living by a birch tree or a birch forest... [more]
Birchall English
Probably a habitational name from Birchill in Derbyshire or Birchills in Staffordshire, both named in Old English with birce "birch" + hyll "hill".
Birke Low German, Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Birk. Perhaps a shortened form of any of various Danish and Norwegian surnames beginning with Birke-, for example Birkeland and Birkelund ("birch grove").
Birkeland Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse birki "birch" and land "farm, land". This was the name of several farms in Norway.
Birnbaum German
Topographic name for someone who lived by a pear tree, from Middle High German bir "pear" and boum "tree".
Birnenbaum Jewish
Means "pear tree" in German.
Bjørklund Norwegian
From any of several farms named with Norwegian bjørk "birch" and lund "grove".
Björkqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish björk "birch tree" and qvist, an obsolete spelling of kvist, "twig".
Bleibaum German
"Lead tree" possibly changed at Ellis Island from Blumenbaum meaning "flowering tree"
Booke American
American variant of the German name Buche meaning "beech" in reference to the beech tree. Notable bearer is the actor Sorrell Booke (1930-1994).
Boomhouwer German, Dutch
Boomhouwer, means "Cutter of Trees", or "The one who hews trees", having Boom translating into "tree", houw meaning to "hew" or to "cut", and er meaning "the one who".... [more]
Borák Czech
Habitational name for someone from one of many places named with bor meaning "pine forest"; alternatively from a short form of the personal names Dalibor or Bořivoj, containing the element -bor meaning "battle".
Borecki English
Habitational name for someone from a place called Borek or Borki, from bór "pine forest".
Borkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations called Borki, Borkowice or Borek, all derived from Polish bór meaning "conifer forest, pine forest".
Bosso Italian
Derived from Italian bosso "box tree", probably applied as a topographic name but possibly also as a metonymic occupational name for a wood carver or turner.
Breitzmann German
Eastern German topographic name for someone who lived by a birch wood, ultimately derived from the Slavic stem bres "birch".
Brzeziński Polish
Derived from any of the various places named with Polish brzezina "birch forest".
Brzozowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place named with brzoza meaning "birch tree", for example Brzozowa, Brzozowice, or Brzozowo.
Buche German
Meaning "beech" and denoting someone who lived near beech trees.
Bucher German
Upper German surname denoting someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, derived from Middle High German buoche "beech tree".
Buczyński Polish
Name for a person from any of various towns named Buczyn or Buczyna, derived from Polish buczyna meaning "beechwood, beech forest".
Bugalho Portuguese
Portuguese surname Bugalho can be written in two different ways, with a U or with a O after de first letter. This because of different pronunciation from South and North. So with U South and with O North.... [more]
Burchell English
An English surname derived from the village of Birkehill (also known as Biekel or Birtle). It means "birch hill".
Burkowski Polish
It is composed of buk (Common Slavic for "beech tree") and the Slavic suffixes -ov and -ski. In some cases, the name may originate from a toponym
Buschbaum German
Means "bush tree" in German.
Buxbaum German, Jewish
Means "box tree" in German.
Cacioppo Italian, Sicilian
Derived from Sicilian cacioppu meaning "dried tree trunk", presumably applied as a nickname for someone with wizened skin, or from caciopu meaning "short-sighted" (derived from Greek kakiopes, literally meaning "having bad eyes").
Cajigas Spanish, Filipino
Topographic name from the plural of Spanish cajigo, derived from quejigo meaning "gall oak".
Calumpang Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog kalumpang meaning "wild almond tree".
Çam Turkish
Means "pine tree" in Turkish.
Carbajal Spanish, Judeo-Spanish
Probably a habitational name denoting someone originally from any of the multiple locations called Carbajal in León, Asturias, or Zamora in Spain. Alternatively, it may be of pre-Roman origin from the word carbalio meaning "oak", denoting someone who either lived near an oak tree or who was like an oak tree in some way.... [more]
Carballeira Galician
From Galician meaning "oak grove".
Carrasquillo Spanish
The surname Carrasquillo is of Spanish origin and it is derived from the word "carrasca" which means "holm oak". Therefore, the name roughly translates to "a place where there are holm oaks".
Casse French
Means "oak" in Gallo-Roman
Castanho Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Castaño meaning "chestnut tree".
Castaño Spanish, Galician
Means "chestnut tree" in Spanish and Galician.
Castiñeira Galician
Means "chestnut tree" in Galician, ultimately from Latin castanea.
Cedergren Swedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and gren "branch".
Cederqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and kvist "twig, branch".
Ceretti Italian (Tuscan), Medieval Italian (Tuscan)
The surname Cerri is derived from the Italian word cerro, which means bitter or Turkey oak. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di", which signifies emigration from one place to another.... [more]
Cerezo Spanish (European)
Surname, in general, of toponymic origin, frequent and distributed throughout Spain, from the noun -cerezo-, "fruit tree whose fruit is the cherry". The surname was derived from nicknames or through the many toponyms in Cerezo existing in Spain, names of populations such as Cerezo (Cáceres), Cerezo de Mohernando (Guadalajara), etc., whose name was taken by some individuals for be native from one of them, as was the custom in the Middle Ages.There were, therefore, different houses of the surname Cerezo unrelated to each other, the Castilian and Extremaduran being very old, whose branches passed to La Rioja, Andalusia, Valencia and Murcia.
Cerqueira Portuguese
Habitational name from any of various places named Cerquerira, in most cases from a Latin derivative of quercus "oak". The family name also occurs in Sicily, probably of the same origin.
Cerri Italian
From cerro "oak tree, Turkey oak".
Cerrito Italian
Variant of Cerri, or directly from Sicilian cirritu "Turkey oak grove".
Chene French
Means "oak" in French. Perhaps it's named for someone who lived by an oak tree.
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]
Chestnut English
From Old French castan "chestnut tree" (Latin castanea), a name for someone who lived near a particular chestnut tree, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-coloured hair (see Chastain).
Cheyne English
Locational or topographical surname derived from Old French chesne, chesnai "oak tree, oak grove", ultimately derived from medieval Latin casnetum.
Chikamatsu Japanese
From 近 (chika) meaning "close, near" and 松 (matsu) meaning "pine, fir tree".
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]
Churchyard English
It comes from when the family lived in or near the precincts of a church. Churchyard belongs to the large class of Anglo-Saxon topographic surnames, which were given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as "a hill", "stream", "church", or "type of tree".
Çınar Turkish
Means "plane tree" in Turkish (genus Platanus), derived from Persian چنار (chenar).
Citrine Jewish
An invented Jewish name based on Yiddish tsitrin "lemon tree".
Coccimiglio Italian
From Sicilian cuccumeli, the name of several fruit-bearing deciduous trees or of the hackberry plant, itself borrowed from an Ancient Greek word; possibly κοκκύμηλον (kokkymelon) "plum", literally "cuckoo apple", or from κόκκος (kókkos) "grain, seed, kernel" and‎ μῆλον (mêlon) "apple, any fruit from a tree".
Coill Irish
Meaning, "hazel tree."
Cosca Italian
Topographic name from the Calabrian dialect word c(u)oscu "oak", also "wood".
Cotugno Italian
From Sicilian cutugnu "quince (tree)"
Daintry English
Means "person from Daventry", Northamptonshire ("Dafa's tree"). The place-name is traditionally pronounced "daintry".
Darragh Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Dhubhdarach, a personal name meaning "black one of the oak tree".
De Laura Italian
Metronymic from the female personal name Laura (a derivative of Latin laurus "laurel").
Dell'elce Italian
From Italian elce "holm oak", literally "of the holm oak".
Demsky Polish, Jewish
Derived from Polish dab and demb meaning "oak", which is either a habitational name from a place with the same name or an ornamental name with reference to the tree and its qualities of strength and durability.
Desaulniers French (Quebec)
Topographic name denoting a property distinguished by a grove of alder trees, derived from Old French au(l)ne meaning "alder".
Deschenes French
"Chenes" is French for "oak tree". In French, "Des" means more than one. "Des"+ "Chenes"= Deschenes meaning "Many oak trees."
Desnoyers French (Quebec)
Means "of the walnut trees", from French word "noyer", meaning walnut. "Des noyers" literally translates to "the walnuts".
Dozier French
Meaning "lives near willow trees" or possibly someone who made goods, such as baskets, from willow wood.
Dubov Russian
Meaning "oak tree".
Dubuisson French
A topographic name for someone who lived in an area of scrub land or by a prominent clump of bushes, derived from Old French buisson meaning "small tree, bush, scrub".
Duchêne French
Means "from the oak (tree)" in French, used to denote a person who lived near an oak tree or an oak forest.
Dufault French
Alternate spelling of Dufau, meaning "of the beech tree."
Dufresne French
Topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent ash tree from Old French fraisne fresne "ash" from Latin fraxinus "ash".
Dulay Filipino, Tagalog
Occupational name for a picker of fruit or a gatherer of bird nests, from Tagalog dulay meaning "climbing a tree".
Dupin French
Means "of the pine tree" in French, referring to a person who lived near a pine tree or was from any of various locations named Le Pin.
Duvernay French
Means "from the alder grove," from Gaulish vern meaning "alder" combined with Latin -etum, whence Modern French -aie, forming names of orchards or places where trees/plants are grown)... [more]
Dymock English
From the parish of Dymock in Gloucestershire, England. The name comes from Old English Dimóc meaning "dim/shady oak".
Earlbaum Germanic
Derived from Germanic eorl, meaning "earl('s)" and boum, meaning "tree".
Eckland English (Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare, Expatriate), Swedish (Anglicized, Expatriate)
Possibly a variant of Ecklund. It might also be an anglicization of the rare Swedish surname Ekland or of a Norwegian name derived from several farmsteads named with eik "oak" and land "land".
Eek Estonian
Possibly a corruption of Estonian leek, meaning "flame" or "blaze". Or perhaps a corruption of the Swedish word ek "oak" (see Ek).
Eenpuu Estonian
Eenpuu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "puu" ("tree").
Effenberg German
Possibly denoted a person coming from a place of this name in Germany, or for someone who lived on or near a mountain or hill covered with elm trees, derived from German effe meaning "elm" and berg meaning "mountain, hill"... [more]
Egede Scandinavian
Derived from a place name on Sjælland containing the name element EIK meaning "oak".
Egeland Norwegian
From the name of several farmsteads in Norway named with Norwegian eik "oak" and land "land".
Ehn Swedish
Derived from Swedish en "juniper".
Eichacker German
Topographic name meaning "oak field. from Middle High German eiche "oak" and acker "field".
Eichenbaum German, Jewish
German cognate of Eikenboom, from Middle High German eich "oak" and boum "tree".
Eichenlaub German, Jewish
Derived from Eichenlau, a topographic name from Middle High German eichen "oaks" and loh "forest clearing", reinterpreted through folk etymology as Eichenlaub, meaning "oak leaf".
Eickhoff German
From Middle Low German eke "oak" and hof "manor farm."
Eik Norwegian
From Norwegian eik meaning "oak".
Ekberg Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and berg "mountain".
Ekblad Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and blad "leaf".
Ekdahl Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and dal "valley".
Ekholm Swedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and holm "islet"
Ekland Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and land "land". A famous bearer is Swedish actress Britt Ekland (b. 1942), but in her case, the name is a variant of Eklund.
Eklöf Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
Ekman Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and man "man".
Ekvall Swedish
Composed of Swedish ek "oak" and vall "field, pasture".
Elford Medieval English
From the Old English personal name Ella, from the word oelf meaning "elf" or from the Old English alor/elre, meaning "alder tree." The name in full would mean "alder tree by a ford" or "Ella who lives by a ford".... [more]
Ellerhoff German
This name means "Black Alder Tree Courtyard" and was inspired by a tree in a yard at the family farm in Nettelstedt, Germany.
Ellermeyer German
It is a combination of the German words “Eller,” which means “alder,” and “Meyer,” which means “steward” or farmer”. So, it is thought to refer to someone who was either a steward or farmer who lived near an alder grove.
Elshout Dutch
Means "alder wood" in Dutch.
Elwood English
It's either from a place name in Gloucestershire, England called Ellwood that is derived from Old English ellern "elder tree" and wudu "wood", or a form of the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and weald "rule".
Eneborg Swedish (Rare)
From Swedish en "juniper" and borg "castle".
Enokida Japanese
榎 (Enoki) means "Hackle/Chinese Nettle Berry Tree", and 田 (Da) means "Rice Paddy, Field". A notable bearer with this family name is Daiki Enokida, who is a professional baseball player.
Enomoto Japanese
From Japanese 榎 (enoki) meaning "hackberry, nettle tree" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Enroth Swedish
Combination of Swedish en "juniper" and rot "root".
Eplboym Yiddish
It means "apple tree", denoting either someone who planted them or lived near them.
Érable French (Rare)
From érable meaning "maple."
Erez Hebrew (Modern)
Means "cedar" in Hebrew.... [more]
Eto'o Central African, Ibibio, Efik
Means "tree, wood" in Ibibio and Efik. It is found predominantly in Cameroon. The former Cameroonian soccer player Samuel Eto'o (1981-) is a famous bearer of this surname.
Eubanks English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a bank of yew trees, from Old English iw "yew" and bank "bank".
Faggiano Italian
From Italian faggio "beech (tree)".
Fajardo Galician
Topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or in a beech wood, from Late Latin fagea (arbor) meaning "beech (tree)", a derivative of classical Latin fagus meaning "beech".
Faye French, English
Refers to one who came from Fay or Faye (meaning "beech tree") in France.
Fichera Italian
From Sicilian fichera "fig tree", a nickname for someone who grew or sold figs, or perhaps lived near them.
Fidan Turkish
Means "sapling" in Turkish.
Figueira Portuguese, Galician
Means "fig tree" in Portuguese and Galician, ultimately from Latin ficaria. It was used a topographic name for someone who lived or worked near fig trees or for someone from any of various places called Figueira (derived from the same word).
Figueiredo Portuguese
Name for someone from any of various places named Figueiredo, from Portuguese figueiredo meaning "fig tree orchard".
Figuier French (Rare)
From French figuier meaning "fig tree" (ultimately from Latin ficus; a cognate of Figueroa), possibly indicating a person who lived near a fig tree or one who owned a plantation of fig trees.
Frain French
Topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent ash tree from Old French fraisne fresne "ash" from Latin fraxinus "ash".
Fujiki Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Fukumatsu Japanese
Fuku means "lucky, fortunate" and matsu means "pine tree".
Funaki Japanese
From Japanese 船 (funa) meaning "ship, vessel" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Fuyuki Japanese
冬 (Fuyu) means "winter" and 木 (ki) means "tree, wood".... [more]
Garrigues French, Provençal
This surname comes from Old Provençal garrique meaning "grove of holm oaks or kermes oaks."
Ginebra Spanish
From the Spanish word ginebra, meaning "gin," possibly ultimately from the Latin iuniperus, meaning "juniper."
Gran Swedish, Norwegian
Means "spruce" in Swedish and Norwegian.
Granado Spanish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a pomegranate tree, from granado "pomegranate tree" (cf. GARNETT).
Granados Spanish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a pomegranate tree, from granado "pomegranate tree" (cf. GARNETT).
Granlund Swedish
Combination of Swedish gran "spruce" and lund "grove".
Granqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish gran "spruce" and kvist "twig, branch".
Grünbaum German, Jewish
from Middle High German gruoni "green" and boum "tree" probably a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a tree in leaf... [more]
Grushkin Russian
From grushka, meaning "pear tree".
Haab Estonian
Haab is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen".
Haabjärv Estonian
Haabjärv is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen lake".
Haabmets Estonian
Haabmets is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen forest."
Haaboja Estonian
Haaboja is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen creek/stream".
Haavamäe Estonian
Haavamäe is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen hill".
Haavaoks Estonian
Haavaoks is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen bough/branch".
Haavapuu Estonian
Haavapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen tree".
Haavasalu Estonian
Haavasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen grove".
Haavisto Finnish
Means "place with aspens" or "group of aspens". This name comes from a combination of haapa, "aspen", and the suffix -sto which is used for places and groups of things.
Haavistu Estonian
Haavistu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "haavik" ("aspen wood") and "iste" ("seat" or "stool"); "aspen wood stool".
Haijima Japanese (Rare)
Hai (拝) here means "worship", hai (灰) here means "ash", jima/shima (島) means "island".
Haimawari Japanese
From Japanese 灰 (hai) meaning "ashes, puckery juice, cremate" and 廻 (mawari) meaning "round, revolve, go around, circumference"
Haiya Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 灰屋 (haiya) meaning "ash store", referring to an ash fertilizer seller or a crematory operator.
Hakuryū Japanese (Rare)
This surname combines 白 (haku, byaku, shira-, shiro, shiro.i) meaning "white" with 竜 (ryuu, ryou, rou, ise, tatsu) meaning "dragon, imperial" or 柳 (ryuu, yanagi) meaning "willow."... [more]
Haliburton Scottish
Means "town fortified in stone". It comes from a combination of the Old Norse element hallr meaning rock (as in Halle 1) and of the Old English place name Burton, denoting a fortified town... [more]
Haltz Basque
Derived from Basque haltz "alder (tree)".
Hanaki Japanese
"Flower tree".
Happy English
It comes from an Old English word that means "aspen".
Haruki Japanese
春 (Haru) means "spring" and 木 (ki) means "tree, wood". ... [more]
Harumatsu Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 春 (haru), from 原 (hara) meaning "meadow; plain; field" and 松 (matsu) meaning "pine", referring to grassland with pine trees.
Hassel Swedish, Norwegian
Means "hazel" in Swedish and Norwegian.
Haswell English
habitational name from Haswell (Durham) or less probably from Haswell (Somerset) or Haswell in North Huish (Devon). The placenames probably derive from Old English hæsel "hazel" and wille "well spring stream".
Hazelden English
Means "person from Hazelden", the name of various places in England ("valley growing with hazel trees").
Hessler German
Topographic surname derived from Middle High German place name Hasel or Hesel (Meaning "Hazel)
Heywood English
From a place name derived from Old English heah meaning "high" and wudu meaning "tree, wood".
Higginbotham English
Habitational name from a place in Lancashire now known as Oakenbottom. The history of the place name is somewhat confused, but it is probably composed of the Old English elements ǣcen or ācen "oaken" and botme "broad valley"... [more]
Hiraki Japanese
Hira means "peace, even, level" and ki means "tree, wood".
Hisamatsu Japanese
Hisa (久) means "long ago, everlasting" and matsu (松) means "pine".
Hitotsuyanagi Japanese (Rare)
一 (Hitotsu) means "one" and 柳 (Yanagi) means "willow".
Holder German, Jewish, English
1. German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elder tree. Middle High German holder, or from a house named for its sign of an elder tree. In same areas, for example Alsace, the elder tree was believed to be the protector of a house... [more]
Hollier English, French
Occupational name for a male brothel keeper, from a dissimilated variant of Old French horier "pimp", which was the agent noun of hore "whore, prostitute". Hollier was probably also used as an abusive nickname in Middle English and Old French.... [more]
Holyoak English
Habitational name from Holy Oakes (Leicestershire) or else a topographic name from residence near a "holy oak" (or "gospel oak") from Middle English holy "holy" and oke "oak" (from Old English halig and ac).
Hoogenboom Dutch
Topographic name for someone living by a tall tree, "tall tree", or a habitational name from places called Hoogboom and Hogenboom in the Belgian province of Antwerp, meaning "tall tree".
Ichiki Japanese
Ichi means "one" or "market" and ki means "wood, tree".
Iden English
Habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as meaning "pasture by the yew trees", from ig meaning "yew" + denn meaning "pasture".
Ikesugi Japanese
池 (Ike) means "pond, pool" and 杉 (sugi) means "cedar".
Imaki Japanese
This could be spelled with ima meaning "now, present" and ki meaning "tree, wood".
Imanara Japanese
Ima means "now, present" and nara beans "oak".... [more]
Impey English
From Impey, the name of various places in England, derived from Old English *imphaga, *imphæg "sapling enclosure". Alternatively it could have indicated a person who lived near an enclosure of young trees.
Inaki Japanese (Rare)
Ina means "rice plant" and ki means "tree, wood".
Inoki Japanese
Ino means "boar" and ki means "tree, wood".
Ippongi Japanese
From 一 (i) meaning "one", 本 (pon) meaning "origin" and 木 (gi) meaning "tree, wood".
Ishiki Japanese
Ishi means "stone" and ki means "tree, wood".
Isley English
Of Old English origin, derived from a place named Hesli, meaning "a hazel wood or grove".
Ives English
Means "son of Ive", a medieval male personal name, brought into England by the Normans but ultimately of Germanic origin, a shortened form of any of a range of compound names beginning with īv "yew" (cf... [more]
Ivin Russian
From iva, meaning "willow".
Iwatsuki Japanese
From Japanese 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks" and 槻 (tsuki) meaning "Zelkova tree".
Izebboudjen Berber
From the berber word meaning "Olive tree".
Jabłonowski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Jabłonowo or Jabłonow, both derived from Polish jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
Jalajas Estonian
Jalajas is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jalakas" meaning "elm" and "wych elm".
Jalakas Estonian
Jalakas is an Estonian surname meaning "wych elm" (Ulmus glabra).
Jugapuu Estonian
Jugapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "yew tree".
Kaasik Estonian
Kaasik is an Estonian surname meaning "birch".
Kaba Japanese
From Japanese 樺 (kaba) meaning "birch tree".
Kabashima Japanese
From Japanese 樺 (kaba) meaning "birch tree" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Kabayama Japanese (Rare)
Kaba (樺) means "birch", yama (山) means "mountain"
Kabuhashi Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 株 (kabu) meaning "tree stump, company share stock" and 橋 (hashi) meaning "bridge", possibly referring to a bridge next to a tree stump.
Kadak Estonian
Kadak is an Estonian surname derived from "kadakas", meaning "juniper".
Kadakas Estonian
Kadakas is an Estonian surname meaning "juniper".
Kadomatsu Japanese (Rare)
Kado ("Gate") + Matsu ("Pine Tree").
Kakinoki Japanese
"Persimmon tree."
Kaljuraag Estonian
Kaljuraag is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff willow".
Kanba Japanese
From 樺 (kanba) meaning "birch".
Kaneki Japanese
This surname is used as 金城, 金木, 金気, 金喜, 兼城, 兼木 or 鹿子木 with 金 (kin, kon, gon, kana-, kane, -gane) meaning "gold," 兼 (ken, ka.neru, -ka.neru) meaning "and, concurrently," 城 (jou, shiro, ki) meaning "castle," 木 (boku, moku, ki, ko-) meaning "tree, wood," 気 (ki, ke, iki) meaning "air, atmosphere, mood, mind, spirit," 喜 (ki, yoroko.basu, yoroko.bu) meaning "rejoice, take pleasure in," 鹿 (roku, ka, shika) meaning "deer" and 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, -ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of the Chinese zodiac)."
Karamatsu Japanese
Kara means "Larch" (green needles poking from a tree) and Matsu means "Pine/Fur Tree".
Kasekivi Estonian
Kasekivi is an Estonian surname meaning "birch stone".
Kaselaid Estonian
Kaselaid is an Estonian surname meaning "birch islet".
Kasemaa Estonian
Kasemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "birch land".
Kasemets Estonian
Kasemets is an Estonian surname meaning "birch forest".
Kasenurm Estonian
Kasenurm is an Estonian surname meaning "birch meadow".
Kaseorg Estonian
Kaseorg is an Estonian surname meaning "birch valley".
Kasepõld Estonian
Kasepõld is an Estonian surname meaning "birch field".
Kasepuu Estonian
Kasepuu is an Estonian surname meaning "birch tree".
Kasesalu Estonian
Kasesalu is an Estonian surname meaning "birch grove".
Kasetalu Estonian
Kasetalu is an Estonian surname meaning "birch farmstead".
Kashii Japanese
Kashi can mean "candy" or "oak" and i means "well, mineshaft, pit"
Kashimoto Japanese
From Japanese 樫 (kashi) meaning "oak" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Kashimura Japanese
From Japanese 樫 (kashi) meaning "oak" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Kashiwa Japanese
This surname is used as 柏 (haku, hyaku, byaku, kashiwa) meaning "oak."... [more]
Kashiwabara Japanese
From Japanese 柏 (kashiwa) meaning "oak" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Kashiwada Japanese (Rare)
Kashiwa means "oak" and da comes from ta meaning "field, rice paddy". ... [more]
Kashiwado Japanese (Rare)
Kashiwa means "oak" and do means "door". ... [more]
Kashiwaeda Japanese
柏 (Kashiwa) means "Japanese emperor oak" and 枝 (eda) means "bough, twig, branch".
Kashiwagi Japanese
From 柏 (kashiwa), which specifically refers the Japanese Emperor Oak/Daimyo oak (Quercus dentata), and 木 (ki), meaning "tree".
Kashiwagi Japanese
From Japanese 柏 (kashiwa) meaning "oak" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Kashiwahara Japanese
Kashiwa means "oak" and hara means "field, plain".
Kashiwako Japanese
Kashiwa means "oak" and ko means "child, sign of the rat".
Kashiwazaki Japanese
From Japanese 柏 (kashiwa) meaning "oak" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Katagiri Japanese
From the Japanese 片 (kata) "single-" and 桐 (giri) "foxglove tree."
Katsura Japanese
This surname is used as 桂, 勝占, 勝羅, 勝良, 曽良 or 葛良 with 桂 (kei, katsura) meaning "cinnamon tree, Japanese Judas-tree", 勝 (shou, ka.tsu, katsu, -ga.chi, sugu.reru, masa.ru) meaning "excel, prevail, victory, win", 曽 (so, sou, zou, katsu, katsute, sunawachi) meaning "before, ever, formerly, never, once", 葛 (kachi, katsu, kuzu, tsudzura, katsura) meaning "arrowroot, kudzu", 占 (sen, urana.u, shi.meru) meaning "divining, forecasting, fortune-telling, get, have, hold, occupy, take", 羅 (ra, usumono) meaning "gauze, Rome, thin silk" and 良 (ryou, i.i, yo.i, ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled."... [more]
Kavak Turkish
Means "poplar" in Turkish.