All Submitted Surnames

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ayoob Arabic
From the given name Ayyub
Ayotte French
It means 'small hedge' or 'small woody plot of land' in Old French.
Ayoub Arabic
From the given name Ayyub.
Ayoubi Persian, Arabic
From the given name Ayyub.
Ayre English
Variant of Eyre
Ayres English
Variant of Ayers.
Aytmatov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Aytmat".
Ayub Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Ayyub.
Ayubi Persian, Pashto, Urdu
Variant transcription of Ayoubi.
Ayukawa Japanese
From 鮎 (ayu) meaning "trout" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river."
Ayutthaya Thai
From Ayutthaya, the name of a kingdom that reigned from 1350 to 1767 that is considered the precursor of modern Thailand.
Ayyagari Indian
Owner, Teacher
Azad Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From the given name Azad.
Azadi Persian
From the given name Azad.
Azadpour Persian
Means "son of Azad".
Azahara Japanese
From Japanese 字 (aza) meaning "a section of a village" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Azalea English, Indonesian, Various
From the name of the flower (see Azalea). A notable bearer is Australian rapper Amethyst Amelia Kelly, who's better known by her stage name Iggy Azalea.
Azam Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Azam.
Azamatov Uzbek
Means "son of Azamat".
Azar Hebrew
Means "(he) helped" in Hebrew, a verb form of Ezer or Ezra.
Azaria Jewish
From the given name Azariah.
Azarian Armenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Azaryan, a patronymic likely derived from an Armenian form of the Hebrew given name 'Azaryah.
Azarin Russian
Variant of Azarov (Азаров)
Azarina Russian
Feminine form of Azarin (Азарин)
Azarov Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Kazakh
Derived from given name Azariy (Азарий)
Azayi Moroccan
Derived from the Berber singular word for Zayanes.
Azcona Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Azkona.
Azeez Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Aziz.
Azer Persian
Azer or temple fire from the Zoroastrian period in ancient Persia,as a surname relates the individual to the fire maintainers at the Zoroastrian temples
Azi Afizere
Azi is actually pronounced Azīh which means "Unending, in ended father of many generations" it is named after children believed to become the origin or source of lasting families.
Əzimov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əzim".
Aziz Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Aziz.
Aziza ?
Means decendent of The Merchant.
Azizi Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Aziz.
Əzizov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əziz".
Azkona Basque
This indicates familial origin within the neighborhood of Aizkoa in the Navarrese municipality of Deierri.
Azlor Aragonese (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Aflor.
Azmat Urdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
Azmoun Persian
Means "test exam" in Persian.
Azoulai Judeo-Spanish
Alternate transcription of Azoulay.
Azoulay Judeo-Spanish
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from French azur or Spanish azul both meaning "blue" (of Persian origin), from Tamazight izîl meaning "good, pure, sublime", or from an acronym of the Biblical passage אִשָּׁ֨ה זֹנָ֤ה וַחֲלָלָה֙ לֹ֣א יִקָּ֔חוּ (’iš-šāh zō-nāh wa-ḥă-lā-lāh lō yiq-qā-ḥū) meaning "They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane".
Azpilkueta Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous settlement in the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
Azua Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Burgu, Province of Araba.
Azuaje-fidalgo Portuguese (Rare), Spanish, Italian
Fidalgo from Galician and Portuguese filho de algo — equivalent to "nobleman", but sometimes literally translated into English as "son of somebody" or "son of some (important family)"—is a traditional title of Portuguese nobility that refers to a member of the titled or untitled nobility... [more]
Azuara Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Azubuike Igbo
From the given name Azubuike.
Azuma Japanese
Means 'East' in Japanese
Azusagawa Japanese (Rare)
Azusa (梓) means "catalpa", gawa/kawa (川) means "river", kawa changes to gawa due to rendaku. Sakuta Azusagawa (梓川 咲太) and his sister Kaede (梓川 花楓) from Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai are notable fictional characters who bear this surname.
Azziz Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Aziz.
Azzopardi Maltese
Possibly derived from the Hebrew term סְפָרַדִּי (s'faradí) used to refer to Jews originating from Iberia (called Sephardim or Sephardic Jews). It may also be of Greek origin from a word meaning "black, Mauritanian" or "soldier" with a connection to Middle Persian spʿh "army" used to refer to a person of African descent or someone who worked as a mercenary... [more]
Ba Arabic
Arabic from a shortened form of Aba, accusative case of Abu ‘father’.
Ba Chinese
Chinese from the name of the kingdom of Ba, which existed in Sichuan during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Descendants of some of the ruling class adopted the name of the kingdom as their surname... [more]
Baack North Frisian, Dutch
Either from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Baldeke (a short form of any of the compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’, for example Baldewin) or from Middle Low German baec, bake ‘pork’, ‘bacon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a butcher or pig farmer.
Baamonde Galician
This indicates familial origin within either of 5 eponymous parishes.
Baatirov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Baatir" in Kyrgyz.
Baba Nigerian, Yoruba, Western African
From an honourific title used to denote a father, wise man, or an elder.
Baba Japanese
From Japanese 馬場 (baba) meaning "riding ground".
Babaev Uzbek, Tajik, Turkmen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian
Variant transcription of Babayev.
Babaian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Babayan.
Babauta Chamorro
Chamorro name for "our banner or flag"
Babayan Armenian
Derived from Turkish baba meaning "father".
Babayev Azerbaijani
Means "son of Baba".
Babaylan Visayan
From "babaylan" which were pre-Hispanic priestesses or mediums. The root word of which is "babaye" which is Cebuano for woman.
Babbit Anglo-Saxon
Babbitt is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Suffolk. The surname refers to a person who came from Babe, which may refer to an area known as the Hundred of Babegh in the county of Suffolk... [more]
Babbs English (Rare)
A matronymic of Barbara.
Babel French
Either (i) from the medieval French personal name Babel, apparently adopted from that of St Babylas, a 3rd-century Christian patriarch of Antioch, the origins of which are uncertain; or (ii) an invented Jewish name based on German or Polish Babel "Babylon".
Babeș Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Babiker Arabic
From the given name Abu Bakr.
Babinec Czech
Nickname from Old Czech babinec meaning "coward".
Babington English
Habitational name for someone from Babington in Somerset or Great or Little Bavington in Northumberland, named with the Old English personal name Babba + the connective particle -ing- meaning "associated with", "named after" + tūn meaning "settlement".
Babushkin Russian, Jewish
Derived from Russian бабушка (babushka) meaning "grandmother".
Baca Spanish
From Spanish vaca meaning "cow".
Bacca English
Origin: English (Norman origin).... [more]
Bacca English
Origin: English (Norman origin).... [more]
Baccay Filipino, Tagalog
Possibly from a Tagalog word meaning "to guard".
Bacchus English
(i) Variant of Backus (meaning "one who lives in or works in a bakery", from Old English bǣchūs "bakehouse, bakery"), the spelling influenced by Bacchus (name of the Greek and Roman god of wine).... [more]
Bạch Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Bai, from Sino-Vietnamese 白 (bạch).
Bacharachas Jewish
Bacharachas is a derivate of the Bacharach that is a town in Germany.
Bachechi Italian
Comes from the Tuscan-Italian personal name Baccio.
Baciu Romanian
Romanian surname from the word "baci" (shepherd)or the capitan of the game "oina".
Backhurst English (British)
Meaning bake house or wood cutter
Bäcklund Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook, stream" and Lund "grove".
Backlund Swedish
Combination of Swedish backe "hill, slope" and Lund "grove".
Bäckman Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "small stream" and man "man".
Backman English, Swedish, German
Combination of Old English bakke "spine, back" and man "man". In Swedish, the first element is more likely to be derived from Swedish backe "hill", and in German the first element can be derived from German backen "to bake"... [more]
Bäckstrand Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "stream" and strand "shore".
Bäckström Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook, small stream" and ström "stream".
Backström Swedish
Combination of Swedish backe "slope, hill" and ström "stream".
Baclan Celtic (Rare)
Form of the surname Backlund
Bacolod Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Derived from Hiligaynon bakolod meaning "hill, mound, rise". This is also the name of a city in the Negros Occidental province in the Philippines.
Bacon English, French, Norman
An occupational surname for someone who sold pork, from Middle English and Old French bacun or bacon, meaning 'bacon', which is ultimately of Germanic origin. Can also be derived from the Germanic given names Baco, Bacco, or Bahho, from the root bag-, meaning 'to fight'... [more]
Bacque Basque
It's a Basque and Gascon surname whose meaning is cowboy, rancher (cattle rancher) or breeder.
Bacquier Medieval Basque
Meaning cowboy or rancher.
Bacunawa Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bakunawa referring to a type of serpent or dragon in Visayan mythology.
Bačunić Vlach
From Bačuna
Bączalski Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of a cluster of 3 Lesser Polish villages: Bączal Dolny, Bączal Górny, or Bączałka.
Badami Indian
The town of Badami is situated in the northern part of Karnataka. It was formerly known as Vatapi and was the capital of the Chalukya kingdom from the 6th to the 8th century ad.
Badawi Arabic
Means "Bedouin" in Arabic.
Badawy Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Badawi chiefly used in Egypt.
Baddeley English
From place names in both Suffolk and Staffordshire derived from an Old English personal name, 'Badda,' possibly meaning "battle" and lee or leah for a "woodland clearing," therefore meaning someone from "Badda's woodland clearing."
Bade English
From the Old English personal name Bada which possibly a short form of various names with the first element being the Old English beadu "battle". It could also be a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with badu "strife", or from an occupational North German surname from the Middle Low German bade "messenger".
Badelj Croatian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
Badillo Spanish
Topographic name from a diminutive of vado ‘ford’ (Latin vadum) or a habitational name from either of two places named with this word: Valillo de la Guarena in Zamora province or Vadillo de al Sierra in Ávila.
Badmaev Buryat, Kalmyk
From the given name Badma.
Badowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Badowo in Skierniewice voivodeship.
Badr Arabic
From the given name Badr.
Badrinette English
Apparently an extremely rare name of French origin, but isn't used as a first name in France. It might come from the rather uncommon French surname Bardinette, which apparently is a variant spelling of the surname Bardinet... [more]
Badzakov Bulgarian, Macedonian
Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word "bacak" which means "leg".
Bae Korean
Korean form of Pei, from Sino-Korean 裴 (bae).
Baechli German
South German (Bächle): Swabian variant of Bach, from a diminutive of Middle High German bach ‘stream’.
Baeder German (Austrian)
Means something like "bath house" which historically was associated with health or medicine.
Baek Korean
Korean form of Bai, from Sino-Korean 白 (baek) meaning "white".
Baer German
Derived from Old High German bero "bear".
Baertsch German
Means "loyalty".
Baez Spanish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Spanish Báez, which might be a different form of Peláez (cf. Páez). A famous bearer is American singer and activist Joan Baez (1941-).... [more]
Baeza Spanish
From a place called Baeza in Andalusia, Spain.
Baffa Italian
The origins of this surname are uncertain, but it may be from Italian baffo "mustache", with the Latinate feminine suffix probably due to the influence of the word famiglia "family". Alternatively it may be Albanian in origin, of unexplained meaning.
Bagatsing Filipino
Filipinized form of Bhagat Singh, a combination of Sanskrit भगत (bhagat) meaning "devotee, follower" combined with सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion". A notable bearer was Ramon Bagatsing (1916-2006), the 19th Mayor of Manila who was of Indian descent.
Bagci Turkish (Rare)
Bagci translated into English means vigneron, a vigneron is a person who cultivates grapes for winemaking. Originated in the 1920s in Turkey after the Balkan wars
Bagdonas Lithuanian
Patronymic from the personal name Bagdon, Lithuanian form of Polish Bogdan.
Bagge Swedish
From Swedish bagge "ram (male sheep)".
Baggerly English
English: variant of Bagley .
Baghdasarian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Բաղդասարյան (see Baghdasaryan).
Bagiński Polish
From the word baginiak meaning "master".
Bagnall English
From a place in England, derived from the Old English name "Badeca", a short form of any name beginning from beadu "battle", and halh "nook, recess".
Bago Cebuano
Derived from malabago and maribago, the Cebuano name for the Hibiscus tiliaceus plant.
Bagonggahasa Filipino (Rare), Tagalog
Means "newly raped," derived from Tagalog bagong meaning "new" and gahasa "rape". This surname, which is mainly found in Paete, Laguna, is slowly going extinct due to bearers changing it.
Bagrationi Georgian
Means "son of Bagrat" in Georgian. This was the name of a royal dynasty that ruled Georgia from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
Bagryanov Bulgarian
Means "son of Bagryan".
Bagshaw English
Derived from the village in Derbyshire called Bagshaw
Baguinda Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
From the Minangkabau title bagindo denoting a prince or member of royalty. It was probably adopted in honour of Rajah Baguinda Ali (Raja Bagindo Ali in Indonesian sources), a Minangkabau prince who became a ruler of the Sulu Archipelago.
Baguio Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicized form of Cebuano bagyo meaning "typhoon, storm".
Bah Fula (Anglicized)
A surname of Fulani origin found all over Western Africa. French speaking African countries typically spell this surname as Ba or .
Bahaghari Filipino, Tagalog
Means “rainbow” in Tagalog.
Bahandi Filipino, Cebuano
Means "wealth, riches, treasure" in Cebuano.
Bahdanaŭ Belarusian
Means "son of Bahdan".
Bahrami Persian
From the given name Bahram.
Bahşış Crimean Tatar
Derived from Persian بخشش (baxšeš) meaning "forgiveness, amnesty" or بخشیش‎ (bakhšīš) meaning "present, gratuity, reward".
Bai Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
Baig Muslim
Baig Name Meaning Muslim (common in Pakistan): from the Turkish word beg ‘bey’, originally a title denoting a local administrator in the Ottoman Empire, but subsequently widely used as a title of respect... [more]
Baig Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Punjabi, Turkish, Arabic
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master". It is especially common in Pakistan and the Maghreb.
Baigorri Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the arrondissement of Baiona.
Baile Phùir Scottish Gaelic
Proper, non-Anglicized form of Balfour.
Bails English
Indicated that the bearer lived outside the walls of a feudal castle, from the Old French baile, refering to the structure
Baily English
Variant of Bailey.
Bain Scottish, French, English
Nickname for a hospitable person from northern Middle English beyn, bayn meaning "welcoming", "friendly".... [more]
Bainbridge English
from Bainbridge in North Yorkshire, named for the Bain river on which it stands (which is named with Old Norse beinn ‘straight’) + bridge.
Bainebridge English, Irish
Bridge over the Bain, An English town named for its place on the river Bain, now used as a surname. Lives near the bridge over the white water... [more]
Baio Italian
From a nickname for someone with light brown or reddish-brown hair or beard, from baio meaning "bay horse", ultimately derived from Late Latin badius meaning "red-brown".
Bairnsfather English
From a medieval nickname in Scotland and northern England for the (alleged) father of an illegitimate child (from northern Middle English bairnes "child's" + father). This surname was borne by British cartoonist and author Bruce Bairnsfather (1888-1959).
Baishō Japanese
Bai (倍) means "double", while shō (賞) means "Prize" or "Award". When you combine the two, it would likely mean "Double the Award".
Baizhanov Kazakh
Variant transcription of Bayzhanov.
Bajāri Latvian
Descendant of historic Russian title боярин.
Bajārs Latvian
Derived from the Slavic title boyar.
Bajramović Bosnian
Derived from Bosnian bajram meaning "Eid" (a Muslim festival), borrowed from Turkish bayram.
Bajwa Punjabi
Derived from Persian باز والا (bâz vâlâ) meaning "great hawk, great falcon".
Bak Korean
Variant of Park 1.
Bake English
Probably an occupational name for a baker.
Bakedano Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Ameskoabarrena.
Bakhtiari Persian
From the given name Bakhtiar, also used to refer to a member of the Bakhtiari tribe from southwestern Iran.
Bakisto Esperanto
Occupational surname for a baker. Comes from baki, meaning "to bake" and -isto, a suffix used for professions.
Bakon Polish
Origin is uncertain, possibly the Polish version of the surname Bacon.
Bąkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bąkowa, Bąkowice, Bąkowiec or Bąkowo, all derived from Polish bąk meaning "horsefly", "bumblebee" or "bittern" (a type of bird).
Bakr Arabic
From the given name Bakr. A famous bearer was Abu Bakr (573-634), the first Islamic caliphate.
Bakshi Indian, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخشی (baxši) meaning "paymaster, scribe, secretary", used as a title for officials who distributed wages in Muslim armies.
Bakshis Lithuanian
Means fighter or boxer
Bakugo Japanese, Popular Culture
From Japanese 爆 (baku) meaning "bomb" and 豪 (go, gō, gou) meaning "powerful"... [more]
Bakulin Russian
possibly a variant of Abakumov
Bakulina Russian
feminine form of Bakulin
Bakunin Russian
derived from Russian words "бакуня" (bakunya) and "бакуля" (bakulya) meaning chatterbox, talkative person or agile, business-like person.... [more]
Bakunina Russian
feminine form of Bakunin
Bakytbekov Kyrgyz (Rare)
Means "son of Bakytbek" in Kyrgyz.
Bal Punjabi
Bal is an sikh and muslim jat family. they will few found in Pakistan and India Punjab. Basically they will found from bal kalan tehsil verka 5 District Sri Amritsar Punjab India. In the 2011 Census Bal Kalan Local Language is Punjabi... [more]
Bal Punjabi
Bal is an sikh and muslim jat family. they will few found in Pakistan and India Punjab. Basically they will found from bal kalan tehsil verka 5 District Sri Amritsar Punjab India. In the 2011 Census Bal Kalan Local Language is Punjabi... [more]
Bala Indian
1 Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Parsi name, probably from Persian bālā ‘high’, ‘exalted’.... [more]
Balaguer Catalan, Spanish, Filipino
Habitational name for someone originally from the city of Balaguer in Catalonia, Spain.
Balaod Visayan
Literally "law" in Cebuano
Balaska Greek, Jewish, Polish
Feminine form of Balaskas (Greek) or Balaski (Jewish), it is used by Greeks and Slavic Jews.
Balaskas Greek
Masculine form of Balaska.
Balasubramanian Tamil
A Hindu name from Sanskrit bālasubrahmạnya ‘child Subrahmanya’ (from bāla ‘child’ + subrahmạnya ‘dear to Brahmans’, an epithet of the god Kartikeya, son of the god Shiva) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n... [more]
Balbino Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
From the given name Balbino.
Balboa Galician
Habitational name from the city of Balboa, named with Latin vallis bona 'pleasant valley'.
Bălcescu Romanian
Derived from the name of a Romanian town Bălcești.
Balch Welsh
From the Welsh adjective balch, which has a range of meanings—"fine", "splendid", "proud", "arrogant", "glad"—but the predominant meaning is "proud" and from this the family name probably derives.
Balcı Turkish
Means "beekeeper" in Turkish, ultimately from bal meaning "honey".
Balcom English
Altered spelling of English Balcombe, a habitational name from Balcombe in West Sussex, which is named with Old English bealu "evil, calamity" (or the Old English personal name Bealda) combined with cumb "valley".
Baldacchino Maltese
Derived from Italian baldacchino meaning "baldachin (or baldaquin)", referring to a type of canopy placed over a throne. It was originally used as an occupational name for a maker of baldachins.
Baldassare Italian
Frokm the given name Baldassare.
Baldinger German
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Baldingen, either in Württemberg, Germany, or Aargau, Switzerland.
Baldis Frisian
Frisian, Dutch, and North German: from a reduced and altered form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar).
Baldo Italian, Spanish
From the given name Baldo.
Baldock English (Rare)
Means "person from Baldock", Hertfordshire ("Baghdad": in the Middle Ages the lords of the manor were the Knights Templar, whose headquarters were in Jerusalem, and they named the town Baldac, the Old French name for Baghdad).
Baldomero Spanish
From the given name Baldomero.
Baldomir Galician
Derived from the given name Baldo.