All Submitted Surnames

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Aa Norwegian
Derived from aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream".
Aab Estonian
Aab is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from a shortened version of "Aabraham" ("Abraham").
Aaberg Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian cognate of Åberg.
Aaby Norwegian, Danish
From a place called Aaby or Åby, from Old Norse á "small river, stream" and býr "farm".
Aacker German
Variant spelling of the surname Acker.
Aadland Norwegian
Derived from a place called Ådland, from Old Norse Árland "land by the river".
Aadli Estonian
Aadli is an Estonian surname, derived from "aadel", meaning "nobility".
Aak Estonian
Aak is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "aaker", meaning "acre".
Aal Estonian
Aal is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "ala" meaning "field", "area" and "range".
Aali Arabic
Derived from the given name Aali.
Aam Estonian
Aam is an Estonian surname meaning "cask" or "tun".
Aamir Urdu
From the given name 'Aamir.
Aamissepp Estonian
Aamissepp is an Estonian surname meaning "cooper". From "aam" (genitive: "aami", partitive "aami" meaning a "big barrel" and "sepp", meaning "smith".)
Aamodt Norwegian
Combination of aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream" and møte "meeting".
Aamoth English (American, Anglicized)
Anglicized form of the Norwegian surname Aamodt.
Aanenson English (American, Anglicized)
Anglicized form of rare Norwegian surname Ånundson meaning "son of Ånund".
Äär Estonian
Äär is an Estonian surname meaning "border" and "boundary".
Aardam Estonian
Aardam is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Aadam" ("Adam"), the Biblical masculine given name.
Aardema Frisian
The surname Aardema is a patronymic from the personal name Aart, a local variant of Arend, + -ma, a Frisian suffix of origin.
Aare Estonian
Aare is an Estonian masculine given name and surname meaning "treasure".
Aarelaid Estonian
Aarelaid is an Estonian surname meaning "treasure islet".
Ääremaa Estonian
Ääremaa is an Estonian surname meaning "borderland".
Aarhus Norwegian
Derived from any of the farms so named, from Old Norse á "river" and hús "house, farmstead".
Äärismaa Estonian
Äärismaa is an Estonian surname meaning "edge/border land".
Äärma Estonian
Äärma is an Estonian surname derived from "ääremaa" meaning "borderland".
Äärmaa Estonian
Äärmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "border/boundary land".
Aaronov Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Aaron".
Aarons English
Means "Son of Aaron."
Aaronson Jewish
Aaronson is a patronymic surname from the personal name Aaron.
Äärt Estonian
Äärt is an Estonian surname meaning "edge".
Aas Norwegian
Variant of Ås.
Aas Estonian
Aas is an Estonian surname meaning "lea" or "open grassy area".
Aasa Estonian
"Aasa" is an Estonian surname meaning "wild".
Aasala Estonian
Aasala is an Estonian surname meaning "wild/meadow area".
Aasen Norwegian
Means "the ridge" in Norwegian. Definite singular form of Aas.
Aasjõe Estonian
Aasjõe is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow/lea water".
Aaskivi Estonian
Aaskivi is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow/lea stone".
Aaslaid Estonian
Aaslaid is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow/lea islet".
Aasmaa Estonian
Aasmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "grassy (lea) land".
Aasmets Estonian
Aasmets is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow forest".
Aassalu Estonian
Aassalu is an Estonian surname meaning "lea (open grassy area) grove".
Aastalu Estonian
Aastalu is an Estonian surname meaning "lea/meadow farm".
Aasum Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse aas "hill" and um "around".
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".
Aaziz Arabic
From the given name Aziz.
Ababneh Arabic
Meaning uncertain.
Abad Judeo-Spanish
Nickname from abad ‘priest’ (from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’, genitive abbatis, from the Aramaic word meaning ‘father’). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname, an occupational name for the servant of a priest, or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest.
Abadilla Spanish
Variant of Badilla
Abaev Ossetian, Uzbek, Kazakh, Turkmen
Possibly derived from Proto-Turkic *bāj meaning “rich, noble”.
Abajian Armenian
The surname Abjian is a patronymic from Turkish abacι‎ ‘maker or seller of coarse woolen cloth or garments’, from aba ‘coarse woolen cloth’.
Abakelia Georgian
Georgian surname used by sculptor Tamar Abakelia and physician Ioseb Abakelia.
Abakishin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakishina Russian
feminine form of Abakishin
Abakshin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakshina Russian
feminine form of Abakshin
Abakulov Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakulova Russian
feminine form of Abakulov
Abakumkin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakumkina Russian
feminine form of Abakumkin
Abakumov Russian
Means "son of Abakum".
Abakumova Russian
Feminine form of Abakumov (Абакyмов)
Abakushin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakushina Russian
feminine form of Abakushin
Abaño Filipino
Possibly derived from Spanish baño meaning "bath".
Abantas Filipino, Maranao
Means "long-lived" in Maranao.
Abara Japanese
formed with 空 (a, sora) meaning "sky" and 原 (hara) meaning "field".
Abarnikov Russian
Russian surname
Abarrow English
At or near a barrow or tumulus.
Abas Arabic, Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
From the given name Abbas.
Abaspahić South Slavic
Made from a name ABAZ and surname SPAHIĆ, Means "son of ABAZ SPAHIĆ"
Abasyan Armenian
This is a last name. Abasyan's were Kings and Queens, having Kingdoms from the years 750-1280.
Abaza Arabic
From the name of the Abazin (or Abaza) people native to the Northwest Caucasus. This name was adopted by Abazins, Circassians, and Abkhaz who were expelled from the Caucasus in the 19th century.
Abbakumov Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abbakumova Russian
feminine form of Abbakumov
Abbasov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Abbas".
Abbett English
Variant of Abbott.
Abbot English
Variant of Abbott.
Abbotson English
An English surname meaning "Son of Abbot"
Abboud Arabic
Derived from a nickname for any name beginning with Abdul.... [more]
Abbruzzese Italian
Habitational name for someone originally from Abruzzo, a region in southern Italy.
Abbs English
Derived from the given name Abel.
Abbys English
Variant of Abbs.
Abcede Filipino
A bearer of this name is Salvador Abcede, the leader of the anti-Japanese guerrilla group on Negros.
Abdalla Arabic
From the given name Abd Allah.
Abdallah Arabic
From the given name Abd Allah.
Abdellahi Western African, Wolof
From the given name Abdellah (chiefly Mauritanian).
Abdelmajid Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Majid.
Abdelmassih Arabic
Means "servant of the anointed (Christ)" from Arabic عبد ال (‘abd al) meaning "servant of the" and مسيح (masīḥ) meaning "anointed, Messiah, Christ", used by Arabic-speaking Christians.
Abdelnour Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Nur.
Abdelrasoul Arabic
From the given name Abdelrasoul
Abderrazzaq Arabic
Means "Servant of the Sustainer" in Arabic.
Abdilla Maltese
Maltese form of Abd Allah.
Abdollahi Persian
From the given name Abdollah.
Abdraimov Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdraim".
Abdukadirov Uzbek
Means "son of Abd al-Qadir" in Uzbek.
Abdul Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Punjabi
From Arabic عبد ال (abdul) meaning "servant of the", commonly used as a prefix for given names (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) meaning "servant of the powerful").
Abdulatipov Dagestani, Avar, Uzbek
From the given name Abdulatip, itself derived from the Arabic name Abd al-Latif... [more]
Abdulayeva Russian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek
feminine form of Abdulayev
Abdul Gayyoom Dhivehi
From the given name Abd al-Qayyum. Notable bearers include Maldivian presidents Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom (1959-) and Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom (1937-).
Abdulin Uzbek, Kazakh
From the given name Abdullah.
Abdul-Jabbar Arabic, Indian
This last name is famous for a basketball player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Abduljalil Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Jalil
Abdul-Karim Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Karim.
Abdullin Tatar, Bashkir, Uzbek, Kazakh
From the given name Abdullah.
Abdulloev Tajik
Means "son of Abdullo".
Abdulmajeed Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Majid.
Abdulmawla Arabic
Combination of the Arabic word “Abdul,” which means “servant of,” and the word “Mawla,” which means “lord” or “patron.”
Abdulova Azerbaijani, Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek
feminine form of Abdulov (Абдулов), variant of Abdulayev (Абдулаев)
Abdulrafi Arabic
Abd "slave/servant", Al Rafi "The Exaulted" as in God
Abdulrahman Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Rahman
Abdurrahman Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Rahman
Abduševic Vlach
Son of the Abduš.
Abdykadyrov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdykadyr", from a variant of the Arabic name Abd al-Qadir.
Abdykerimov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdykerim", derived from the Arabic name Abd al-Karim.
Abdyldaev Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdylday" from a given name either derived from Arabic Abdullah or from Arabic عبد ال (ʿabd al) meaning "servant of the" combined with the Turkish word day meaning "support, foundation".
Abebe Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "flower" in Amharic.
Abecassis Judeo-Spanish
From Hebrew אָב (áv) meaning "father" and Arabic قَصَّاص (qaṣṣāṣ) meaning "storyteller, narrator" (used as a title for community leaders and rabbis among North African Jews).
À Beckett Medieval English, English (Australian)
Medieval Latinized form from Beckett. This surname is not used in modern Anglosphere. (But still exist in Austrailia.)
Abed Iranian
literally meaning "worshipper", "adorer", or "devout". May be either a surname or given name.
Abegg German, German (Swiss)
Topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab meaning "off" and Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) meaning "promontory", "corner".
Ábel Hungarian, Slovak
From the given name Ábel.
Ābele Latvian (Rare)
Means "apple tree" in Latvian.
Abell English
Variant of Abel 1.
Abelsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Abel" in Icelandic.
Abelson English
This name derives from the surname Abelson, meaning "son of Abel." Patronymic.
Abelsson Icelandic, Swedish
Means "son of Abel" in Icelandic and Swedish.
Abelyan Armenian
Means "son of Abel".
Abendaño Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Zarautz.
Aber German (Austrian)
Not much is known about this last name... [more]
Abercrombie Scottish
Derived from a surname. It is the name of a parish in Fife, Scotland, on the northern shore of the Frith of Forth, whence the possessor took his surname; from Aber, marshy ground, a place where two or more streams meet; and cruime or crombie, a bend or crook... [more]
Abergel Judeo-Spanish
Means "one-legged" or "one-footed" in Moroccan Arabic, from Arabic رِجْل (rijl) meaning "leg, foot".
Aberline English (Australian, Rare, ?)
Possibly from a place name derived from Gaelic aber meaning "(river) mouth" and an uncertain second element.
Abernathy Scottish
A different form of Abernethy, which originally meant "person from Abernethy", Perth and Kinross ("confluence of the (river) Nethy"). This was one of the surnames of the Scots who settled in northern Ireland during the ‘plantation’ in the 17th century, and it was brought to the U.S. as the name of a Southern plantation owner.
Abers Latvian
This name is from the fiords and was given to the people that lived there and mainly were fishermen. Now people that have the last name can be anyware in Latvia (or other country) but most likely had ancestors from the fiords.
Abes English
This is likely derived from the given name Abe 1.
Abes Filipino
Possibly of Hispanic origin. Common in the Taytay region of Palawan.
Abetxuko Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
Abhorson English
English surname meaning "executioner"
Abidaoud Arabic
Arabic surname meaning "son of Dawud".
Abidaoud Aramaic
Ancient last name of Aramaic-Phoenician Origin (Abidaoud)... [more]
Abidaouds Aramaic-Phoenician
Ancient last name of Aramaic-Phoenician Origin (Abidaoud)... [more]
Abiera Filipino
It is borne by approximately 1 in 1,140,397 people. This last name occurs mostly in Asia, where 96 percent of Abiera live; 95 percent live in Southeast Asia and 95 percent live in Malayo-Asia. This last name is most prevalent in The Philippines, where it is borne by 6,047 people, or 1 in 16,742.
Abigail Assyrian, English
Mostly used as an English last name but the Assyrian Christians also use it.
Abiko Japanese
This surname is made with 安 (A) "Peaceful, Cheap, Rested, Low" or 我 (A) meaning "I, Me, Myself, Selfish, Oneself, Ego" combined with 孫 (Bi) meaning "Grandchild", and 子 (Ko) meaning "Child". ... [more]
Abildgaard Danish
From Danish abildgård "apple garden".
Abildgård Danish (Rare)
Variant of Abildgaard, meaning "apple garden".
Abimbola Yoruba
From the given name Abimbola
Abisamra Arabic
Means "Father of Brown" - comes from AbouSamra, which means "Son of Brown."
Abishev Kazakh
Means "son of Abish".
Abitbol Judeo-Spanish
Means "father of drums" (figuratively referring to a drum maker) from Arabic أَبُو (abū) meaning "father" and طَبْل (ṭabl) meaning "drum".
Abke American (Rare)
Abke is an Americanized version of an unknown German surname.... [more]
Abkhazava Georgian, Mingrelian
Most likely from Georgian აფხაზი (apkhazi) meaning "Abkhaz". Alternately, it may be from the Adjaran (Muslim) given name Abkhas, derived from Arabic أب ('ab) meaning "father" and خاص (khas) meaning "special, particular".
Abkhazi Georgian
Means "Abkhaz person" in Georgian, referring to a member of the Abkhaz ethnic group inhabiting the Black Sea coast. This was the name of a Georgian family of princely status descended from the Shervashidze ruling family of Abkhazia.
Able English
Possibly from the English word able.
Ablet Uyghur
From the given name Ablet.
Ablett English
Possibly a variant of Abbott
Abloh Arabic
Arabic origin
Abner English
From the given name Abner
Abo Japanese (Rare)
阿 A ("Nook") and Bo for "Protect".
Aboah Akan
Meaning unknown.
Abog Visayan
Literally "dust" in Cebuano
Abolin Russian
Russified form of Āboliņš, a Latvian surname meaning "clover".
Āboliņš Latvian (Rare)
Means "clover" in Latvian.
Ābols Latvian (Rare)
Means "apple" in Latvian.
Āboltiņš Latvian
Derived from the word āboliņš meaning "clover".
Aboobakuru Dhivehi
From the given name Aboobakuru.
Abouelkassem Arabic (Egyptian, Rare)
Rare Egyptian form of Abo al-Qassem. A notable bearer is Alaaeldin Abouelkassem (1990–), an Egyptian fencer.
Aboulafia Jewish
Variant spelling of Abulafia, which was originally a Sephardi Jewish surname of Arabic etymological origin.
Abourouphael Arabic
Means "father of rouphael" in Arabic, used especially in Lebanon and the Maghreb region (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia).
About French
It is a french surname that comes from the french word 'about', meaning "an extremity of a metallic or wooden element or piece." This surname is notably born by the French novelist Edmond François Valentin About... [more]
Abplanalp German, German (Swiss)
Topographic name for someone living high on a mountainside, from German ab- "below", "off" + Planalp "high, flat mountain-meadow".
Abrahamian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Abrahamyan.
Abrahamowicz Polish
Means "son of Abraham".
Abrahamyan Armenian
Means "son of Abraham".
Abramčuk Belarusian
Derived from the given name Abram 1.
Abramczyk Polish
Derived from the given name Abraham.
Abramienia Belarusian
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name Abram 1.
Abramov Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Abram 1 or Abram 2".
Abramova Russian, Jewish
feminine form of Abramov (Абрамов)
Abramovich Russian
Other form of Abramov
Abramovici Romanian, Moldovan
From a nickname given to someone who is from Moscow
Abramovici Romanian, Moldovan
Romanian equivalent of Russian, Bulgarian and Ukrainian surname Abramovich, meaning son of Abraham
Abramowicz Polish
Means "son of Abraham".
Abramowitz Jewish
(Eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from Abram, a reduced form of the personal name Abraham.
Abramski Jewish
Means "son of Abram."
Abrar Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Abrar.
Abree English
Variant of Aubrey.
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)").
Abreo French, Italian
Abreo or its variant Abreu comes from the French Alfred (alf = Elf; fred = conseil). The meaning is wise counselor.... [more]
Abresch German, Dutch, Jewish
From a pet form of the Biblical name Abraham.
Abrey English
Variant of Aubrey.
Abruzzese Italian
Regional name for someone from the Abruzzi, a mountainous region of Italy east of Rome (cf. Abruzzo).
Abruzzo Italian
Name for a person originally from the region of Abruzzo in northern Italy.
Absalom English, Jewish
Derived from the given name Absalom.
Abshire English
Variant of Absher. This, in turn, originated as the German-surname Habischer, meaning "hawker."
Abston English (British)
The surname Abston is of an uncertain origin. Perhaps from an English place name, but not now recorded in England as a surname. One possibility is Abson near Bristol, earlier Abston; another is Adstone in Northamptonshire, which is named from an Old English personal name Ættīn + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.
Abtahi Persian
Possibly denoted someone who originally came from a location named Abtah in Saudi Arabia.
Abubakarov Chechen
Means "son of Abu Bakr".
Abuev Kazakh, Chechen, Dagestani
Means "son of Abu".
Abukar Somali
The name Abukar is of Somali origin and means "Father of the unique"
Abukhanov Kazakh
Means "son of Abukhan".
Abulafia Judeo-Spanish
From Arabic أبو العافية‎‎ (abū l-ʿāfiya) meaning "father of health" from أبو (abū) meaning "father" and عافية (ʿāfiya) meaning "health, well-being".
Abundio Spanish, Galician
From the given name Abundio.
Abundis Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Abundis is patronymic from the Old Spanish personal name Abundio, ultimately from Latin abundus ‘abundant’, ‘plentiful’.
Abuque Filipino
Possibly of Spanish and/or Portuguese origin and possibly a derivative of Albuquerque.
Abura Japanese (Rare)
Abura means "oil".
Aburada Japanese
Abura means "oil" and da means "field, rice paddy."
Aburagai Japanese
Abura means "oil" and gai means "valley".
Aburagaya Japanese
Abura means "oil" and gaya means "valley".
Aburata Japanese
Abura means "oil" and ta means "field, rice paddy".
Aburatani Japanese
Abura means "oil" and tani means "valley".
Aburaya Japanese (Rare)
Made with (abura) 油 meaning"Oil", and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley". ... [more]
Aburto Basque, Spanish, Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Aburto is a topographic name from Basque aburto ‘place of kermes oaks’, from abur ‘kermes oak’ + the locative suffix -lo.
Abyssum American
Means "Abyss" in Latin.
Aca Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl acatl meaning "cane".
Acacio Italian
From the given name Acacio.