Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword star.
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star meaning
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Akahoshi Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 星 (hoshi) meaning "star".
Akhtar Urdu, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Persian اختر (akhtar) meaning "star".
Akyıldız Turkish
Means "white star" in Turkish.
Anjum Urdu, Bengali
Means "stars", the plural of Arabic نَجْم‎ (najm) meaning "star".
Ardella African American
Derivative of Arden, popularized by the poem of the same name by Langston Hughes, the most well-known Black poet of the Harlem Renaissance. Meaning is "garden dweller."... [more]
Bitoon Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Means "star" in Cebuano and Hiligaynon.
Bituin Filipino, Tagalog
Means "star" in Tagalog.
Bituon Visayan
Literally "star" in Cebuano, related to Tagalog Bituin
Bulalacao Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bulalakaw meaning "meteor, shooting star".
Citlalpopoca Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "smoking star" or "comet".
Douangdara Lao
From Lao ດວງ (douang) meaning "ball, sphere, circle" and ດາລາ (dara) meaning "star".
Fraidstern Jewish (Anglicized, Rare)
Anglicized version of Freydshtern, Yiddish for "Joyful Star" literally "Joy Star".
Hoshi Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star".
Hoshii Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star, spot" combined with 井 (i) meaning "well, town".
Hoshikawa Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Hoshimiya Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star" and 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace".
Hoshimura Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Hoshina Japanese
It can be spelled with 星 (hoshi) meaning "star, mark, dot" and 奈 (na) meaning "name, noted, distinguished, reputation", or 保 (ho) meaning "protect", combined with 科 (shina, ka) meaning "department, technology".
Hoshisaki Japanese
Hoshi means "star" and saki means "promontory, cape, peninsula".
Hoshiyasu Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star" and 安 (yasu) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, safe, simple, ammonium".
Hoshizora Japanese (Rare)
Hoshi (星) means "star", sora/zora (空) means "sky", this name literally means "starry sky". Sora changes to zora due to rendaku
Jarrus Popular Culture
Used by Kanan Jarrus from the American show "Star Wars Rebels".
Juel Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Alternate form of Juhl. This variant of the name can be traced back to the 14th century and is the name of a Danish noble family sometimes referred to as "Juel med stjernen" meaning "Juel with the star" in reference to their coat-of-arms, as a way to distinguish them from another Danish noble family - the Juul-family - who in turn are known as "Juul with the fleur-de-lis"... [more]
Juul Danish, Norwegian
Alternate form of Juhl. This variant of the name can be traced back to the 13th century as the name of a Danish noble family still alive today. The family is sometimes referred to as "Juul med liljen" meaning "Juul with the fleur-de-lis" in reference to their coat-of-arms, as a way to distinguish them from another Danish noble family - the Juel-family - who in turn are known as "Juel with the star"... [more]
Keodara Lao
From Lao ແກ້ວ (keo) meaning "jewel, gem" and ດາລາ (dara) meaning "star".
Kochav Hebrew
Means "star" in Hebrew. Also compare Kochavi.
Kochavi Hebrew
From Hebrew כוכב (kokhav) meaning "star", commonly used as a replacement for Ashkenazi surnames containing the old German element stern "star". For example, it was adopted as a surname by the Romanian-born Israeli archaeologist and university professor Moshe Kochavi (1928-2008), whose birth surname was Stern.
Lucero English, Spanish
The surname "Lucero" was derived from English conquerers who came from England, most likely someone who worked for a king or queen. The term Lucero refers to a "star" or "light carrier" when the English traveled to Spain, the Spanish people gave them the name "Lucero" but earlier was spelled with an "s or Lusero"... [more]
Miyahoshi Japanese
Miya means "shrine, temple, palace" and hoshi means "star".
Nanahoshi Japanese
Nana means "seven" and hoshi means "stars".
Oxenstierna Swedish (Rare)
A notable surname used by an ancient Swedish noble family from Småland dating back to the 13th century. The name means "the ox's forehead". It is a combination of Swedish oxen, a cognate to the English plural of 'ox', and stierna, which is likely derived from German Stirn "forehead", though it is often mistaken for Swedish stjärna "star"... [more]
Renehan Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic, meaning "sharp- or star-pointed."
Sattari Persian
From Persian ستار (setâr) meaning "star" (see Setareh or Sitara).
Stell English
Unknown origin, possibly a variant of Steel, from the English word "steel", originating in Yorkshire, UK. Alternatively, it may be derived from North German dialect word stel meaning "bog", denoting someone who lived near a marsh; or from Latin stella meaning "star", eg for a person who lived at an inn with a star on its sign.
Stella Italian
Italian for "star". Either possibly derived from the given name Stella 1, or from several places in Italy containing the word stella.
Stellato Italian
Stellato, which is the modern Italian word for "starry", as in "starry sky", translates to "by the stars" from the Latin word Stella. As so many Italians were navigators on ships and navigated "by the stars," and since so many surnames were derived from occupations... [more]
Sternhagen German
topographic name from Middle High German ster "ram" (and -n- either the plural ending or a folk etymological insert by association with Middle High German stern "star") and hagen "enclosed field or pasture".
Sternke Low German (Rare, ?)
From the German word or surname Stern meaning "star" and the Low German diminutive "-ke". The exact origins of this surname are unknown.
Syndulla Popular Culture
The surname of Hera from the show "Star Wars Rebels".
Täheväli Estonian
Täheväli is an Estonian surname meaning "star field".
Täht Estonian
Täht is an Estonian surname meaning "star".
Takahoshi Japanese
From Japanese 高 (Taka) meaning "tall, high" and 星 (Hoshi) meaning "star" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
Tärn Estonian
Tärn is an Estonian surname meaning "star".
Tshabalala African, Zulu, South African
Means "shooting star"
Vongdara Lao
From Lao ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family" and ດາລາ (dara) meaning "star".
Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorffvoralternwarengewissenhaftschaferswesenchafew German (Rare)
Full name Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorffvoralternwarengewissenhaftschaferswesenchafewarenwholgepflegeundsorgfaltigkeitbeschutzenvonangereifenduchihrraubgiriigfeindewelchevorralternzwolftausendjahresvorandieerscheinenbanderersteerdeemmeshedrraumschiffgebrauchlichtalsseinursprungvonkraftgestartseinlangefahrthinzwischensternartigraumaufdersuchenachdiesternwelshegehabtbewohnbarplanetenkreisedrehensichundwohinderneurassevanverstandigmenshlichkeittkonntevortpflanzenundsicherfreunanlebenslamdlichfreudeundruhemitnichteinfurchtvorangreifenvonandererintlligentgeschopfsvonhinzwischensternartigraum... [more]
Zvezdochka Russian, Belarusian
Means "little star" or "small star", from Russian "звезда (zvezda)" and suffix "-очка (-ochka)" or "-ка (-ka)" meaning "little", " small", or "young". It can also be translated as "starlet"... [more]
Zvizdić Bosnian
Derived from zvizda, meaning "star".