All Submitted Surnames

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Louise French
From the given name Louise or a variant of Louis.
Louisin French
From the given name Louis.
Louison English
This surname means “son of Louis”.
Louisville English
From the name of the largest city of Louisville in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The city was named for the 18th-century King Louis XVI of France, whose soldiers were then aiding Americans in the Revolutionary War.
Loukanis Greek
Means "sausage" in Greek, nickname for a butcher or sausage maker.
Loukas Greek
From the given name Loukas.
Lõuna Estonian
Lõuna is an Estonian surname meaning "south".
Loupe French (Americanized), French (Cajun)
Means “grimace sticking-out tongue” in Old French.
Lourenço Portuguese
From the given name Lourenço.
Lourenzá Galician
This indicates familial origin within any of various eponymous places in Galicia.
Lourinho Portuguese
Possibly from Lourinhã, a portuguese city to the northwest of Lisbon who possibly originated in the Roman period, when a villa named "Laurinana" existed in the area. Lourinho is a diminutive form of "louro", deriving from Latin laurus, "laurel".
Lousada Portuguese
Name given from the village of Lousada, in Northern Portugal.
Louw Afrikaans
Louw is a surname that has pre 7th century Germanic origins. It is a Dutch/Flemish variant on the word Lowe, meaning Lion.
Løvaas Norwegian
Ultimately derived from Old Norse lauf "leaf, foliage" and áss "hill, ridge". Taken from any of the many farms in Norway named Løvaas,
Lovato Spanish (Latin American), Italian
Northern Italian from the Late Latin personal name Lupatus, derivative of Latin lupus "wolf". This is one of several medieval personal names which became popular under the influence of Germanic compound personal names formed with wolf-.
Løvdahl Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of any of the numerous homes or places named Old Norse lauf "leaf foliage" and dalr "valley".
Love English, Scottish
From Anglo-Norman French lo(u)ve meaning "female wolf."
Lovecraft English
An English surname coming from the Old English lufu, meaning "love, desire", and cæft, meaning "strength, skill".... [more]
Loveday English
Means either (i) "person particularly associated with a 'loveday'" (a day when, by custom, old differences were settled and reconciliations were made); or (ii) from the medieval female personal name Loveday, a descendant of Old English Leofdæg, literally "beloved day"... [more]
Lovegood Literature (Modern), Popular Culture
The Character 'Luna Lovegood' in the Harry Potter has last name as well as 'Xenophilius Lovegood'.
Lovejoy English
Combination of Middle English love(n), luve(n) "to love" and joie "joy".
Lovelace English
From a medieval nickname for a woman-chaser or lothario (from Old English lufulēas, literally "without love", hence "fancy-free"). The English poet Richard Lovelace (1618-1657) was a famous bearer.
Loveland English
From a surname which was derived from a place name, possibly meaning "Lufa's land" in Old English or "leaf land" in Norwegian.
Lovelock English
From a medieval nickname for a dandy or a man conceited about his appearance (from lovelock, a term for an elaborately curled lock of hair). This surname is borne by British scientist James Lovelock (1919-), formulator of the "Gaia" concept.
Loven Norwegian (Rare), American (Rare)
From a farm (later renamed to Låvi) in Aurland municipality in Sogn og Fjordane fylke.... [more]
Lovera Italian, Spanish
Either a topographic name from lovera "wolf pack" or "wolves’ lair" or a habitational name from a place called Lovera. Spanish variant of Lobera.
Lovett English, French
From Ango-Norman French "louvet" meaning "young wolf".
Løvgren Norwegian
Norwegian form of Löfgren.
Lovie Scottish
Variant of Leavey.
Lovitz Jewish
From the Polish name of Łowicz, a town in central Poland. Its name is derived from Polish lowisko meaning "fishing, hunting". A well-known bearer is American comedian and actor Jon Lovitz (1957-).
Lovrek Croatian
Derived from the name Lovro and its nickname, Lovrek.
Low Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Romanization of Liu chiefly used in Malaysia and Singapore.
Lowehart English
Variation of Lowheart, used to denote people who seem to show a lack of consideration through expression
Löwenhaar German
Meaning "lion hair", from German löwe "lion" and haar "hair".
Lowenhar German (East Prussian, Anglicized)
An Anglicized form of Löwenhaar, meaning "lion hair", from German löwe and haar.
Löwenstein German
Habitational name from any of several places called Löwenstein.
Lowenstein Jewish
Combination of German Löwe "lion" and stein "stone". In some cases an ornamental name associated with the name Levi (see also Levy and Lew 2).
Löwenthal German
Habitational name from any of various places called Löwenthal.
Löwenthal Jewish, Swedish
Ornamental name composed of German Löwe "lion" and T(h)al "valley". In some cases the Jewish name would have been an ornamental elaboration associated with the personal name Levi (or other names meaning "lion").
Lowery English, Irish
Irish variant of Lowry
Lowes English
Patronymic from of Low derived from Middle English lowe meaning "hill, mound".
Lowrie English
Variant of Lowry. A famous bearer of the surname is baseball infielder Jed Lowrie.
Lowry Lumbee
The surname is prominent. The earliest time this name is scene is when a grandchild of man named James Lowery is called James Lowry in the 1700s. This name was self-identified as an Indian Name in the Robeson County, North Carolina 1900 census... [more]
Loxley English
English: habitational name from any of various minor places named Loxley, as for example one in Warwickshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Locc + leah ‘woodland clearing’.
Loya Basque, Spanish
From Basque loya meaning "mud."
Lozac’h Breton
From a Breton word meaning “husband” or “patriarch”
Lozada Spanish
Variant of Lozano.
Łozowski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Łoza, derived from Polish łoza meaning "grey willow, osier, wicker".
L'Silva Indian (Christian)
Form of La Silva more common among Christians from India.
Lu Chinese
From Chinese 陆 () referring to the ancient territory of Lu, which existed in the state of Qi in what is now Shandong province. Alternately, it may be from 陸渾 (Lù Hún), the name of an ancient nomadic tribe that established a state in the area that is now Henan province.
Lu Chinese
From Chinese 鲁 (lǔ) referring to the ancient state of Lu, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Shandong province.
Lualhati Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog luwalhati meaning "glory".
Luangkhot Lao
From Lao ຫຼວງ (luang) meaning "royal, great, large" and ໂຄດ (khot) meaning "ancestor, family".
Luangrath Lao
From Lao ຫລວງ (ruang) meaning "royal, great, large" and ລາດ (rath) meaning "pave, pour".
Luangrath Lao
From Lao ຫລວງ (luang) meaning "royal, great, large" and ລາດ (rath) meaning "pave, pour".
Lubahn German
Germanized form of a Slavic or Old Prussian name formed with lub- "love", "dear".
Lubarsky Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Liubar, an urban-type settlement in the Zhytomyr Oblast of Ukraine, or Lubarka, an unknown place in Lithuania.
Lubbe German, Slavic, Prussian
Variant of Lubben. Germanized form of a Slavic or Old Prussian name formed with lub- ‘love’, ‘dear’ (see Luba).
Lubben Low German, Dutch
Dutch and North German (Lübben) patronymic from German Lübbe, Dutch Lubbe, short forms of the personal names Leopold and Lübbert (see Luebbert)... [more]
Lubbert Frisian
From the given name Lubbert.
Lubin French
From the given name Lubin.
Lubis Batak
From the name of an area around Lake Toba, itself from a Batak word meaning "strong".
Lubrański Polish
This indicates familial origin either within the Kuyavian town of Lubraniec or the adjacent village of Lubrańczyk.
Luca Italian
Variant of De Luca.
Lucca Italian
A habitational name from Lucca Sicula in Agrigento province, Sicily, which was called simply Lucca until 1863. It was probably originally named with a Celtic element meaning ‘marshy.’
Lucchese Italian
Denoted someone from Lucca, a city and comune in Tuscany, central Italy.
Lucchesi Italian
Variant form of Lucchese.
Lucci Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Luccio, a reduced form of a personal name formed with this suffix.
Luce Norman, French
Form of Lucius, meaning "light". A notable bearer of this surname is French singer-songwriter Renan Luce (1980-).
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]
Luchenko Ukrainian
From the given name Luka.
Luchs German
meaning: lynx
Lucht Dutch
nickname from Middle Low German lucht 'clumsy left-handed'. German and Dutch: topographic name from Lucht 'cleared area garden' related to Middle High German liuhten 'to shine be bright'. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German lucht 'elevated spot loft'.
Lucía Spanish, Italian
From the feminine personal name Lucia, feminine derivative of Latin lux meaning "light".
Lucian English (British, Rare)
Derived from the given name Lucian
Luciano Italian
It is derived from Latin Lucianus, patronymic of Lucius ("Light"). The French form is Lucien.
Lucien French
From the given name Lucien.
Lucio Italian
From the given name Lucio.
Lucius Dutch
From the personal name Lucius (Latin Lucius, an ancient Roman personal name probably derived from lux "light", genitive lucis).
Luckhardt German
Metronymic derived from the given name Liutgard.
Luckie Scottish (Anglicized)
Reduced Anglicized form of a pet form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais.
Lucman Filipino, Maranao
From the given name Lucman.
Łuczyński Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Łuczyna or Łuczynów.
Ludd Anglo-Saxon, Old Irish
The name--the surname of the legendary inspiration for the Luddites--was taken on by someone who worked as a person who worked as a servant or a page. This surname was originally derived from the Old English word Ladde, an English occupational name for a servant.... [more]
Ludemann Low German
Ludemann is a German name
Ludenberg German
From Latin ludere meaning "to play" and German berg meaning "mountain".
Ludgate English
Not Available.
Lüdi German (Swiss)
Probably derived from the given name Ludwig
Ludlam English
Derived from the old English word hlud "loud, roaring" (compare germanic hlud), which gave the name to the river Hlude and ham "water meadow"
Ludlow English
Habitational name from a place in Shropshire, so named from the Old English river name Hlude (from hlud 'loud', 'roaring') referring to the Teme river + hlaw 'hill'.
Ludovico Italian
From the given name Ludovico.
Ludwell English
From the Old English elements hlud meaning "famous, loud" and well meaning "well, spring, water hole"
Ludzker Jewish (Rare)
coming from the town of Lutzk in Poland
Lueangsuwan Thai
From Thai เหลือง (lueang) meaning "yellow" and สุวรรณ (suwan) meaning "gold".
Luevisadpaibul Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of ลือวิเศษไพบูลย์ (see Luewisetphaibun).
Luevisesbaipul Thai (Sanskritized, Rare)
Sanskritized transcription of ลือวิเศษไพบูลย์ (see Luewisetphaibun).
Luewisetphaibun Thai (Rare)
From Thai ลือ (lue) meaning "to speak widely of", วิเศษ (wiset) meaning "excellent; splendid; amazing; superb; magnificent", and ไพบูลย์ (phaibun) meaning "prosperity; abundance".
Luferov Russian
Derived from the Russian monastic name Yelevfery, derived from Greek ἐλεύθερος (eleutheros) meaning "free".
Luffman English
Derived from the given name Lefman (see Leofman).
Lugano Medieval Italian
It meaning sacred forest.
Lugardo Spanish
Spanish (Mainly Huelva): From The Personal Name Lugardo A Variant Of Lutgardo Of Ancient Germanic Origin (See Luckhardt ). This Surname Is Most Common In Mexico.
Lugg English
English (Devon) probably from a local vernacular derivative of Lucas. However, Reaney posits an Old English personal name, Lugga, from which this name could be derived.
Lugn Swedish (Rare)
Means "calm" in Swedish.
Lugo Spanish
Galician and Spanish habitational name from Lugo, a city in Galicia. This was a Roman settlement under the name of Lucus Augusti ‘grove or wood of Augustus’, but that may have been no more than an adaptation of an earlier name derived from that of the Celtic god Lugos.
Luhaäär Estonian
Luhaäär is an Estonian surname, derived from "water meadow (marsh) edge".
Luhamaa Estonian
Luhamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "water meadow land".
Luhasalu Estonian
Luhasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "water meadow grove".
Luht Estonian
Luht is an Estonian surname meaning "marsh" or "watery meadow".
Luhtanen Finnish
Luhtanen is an Finnish surname derived from "luhta" meaning "swamp flood meadow".
Luhtla Estonian
Luhtla is an Estonian surname meaning "marsh/glade area".
Luhtmaa Estonian
Luhtmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow land".
Lui Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Lei.
Lui Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Lu 1.
Luiaondo Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Aiara.
Luide Estonian
Luide is an Estonian surname meaning "dune/sand dune".
Luiga Estonian
Luiga is an Estonian surname derived from "luik" meaning "swan". "Eluiga" is also an Estonian word meaning "life".
Luigini Italian
Derived from the given name Luigi.
Luik Estonian
Luik is an Estonian surname, meaning "swan".
Luikpere Estonian
Luikpere is an Estonian surname meaning "swan family/folk".
Luís Portuguese
From the given name Luís.
Luisk Estonian
Luisk is an Estonian surname meaning "grinding stone" or "whet stone".
Luiz Portuguese
From the given name Luis.
Luján Spanish
This is the second last name of Spanish footballer/soccer player Andrés Iniesta.
Lujano Spanish
Spanish: variant of Luján ( see Lujan ).
Lukačević Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian variant of Lukács.
Lukanov Bulgarian
Means "son of Lukan".
Łükȧś Vilamovian
From the given name Łükȧś.
Lukáš Czech, Slovak
From the given name Lukáš.
Lukas Various
From the given name Lukas, mainly used in Scandinavian or Slavic languages.
Lukaš Sorbian
From the given name Lukaš.
Lukashenka Belarusian
Belarusian form of Lukashenko, the current Belarusian president's last name.
Lukashenko Ukrainian
Means "son of Luka".
Lukashvili Georgian
Means "son of Luka".
Lukasiak Polish
The last name of Dance Moms star: Chloe Lukasiak.
Łukasiewicz Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Łukasz.
Łukaszczyk Polish
Derived from the given name Łukasz.
Łukaszewicz Polish
Derived from the given name Łukasz.
Łukaszewski Polish
habitational name for someone from Łukaszew or Łukaszewo, so named from the personal name Łukasz
Luke English
From a derivative of Lucas. This was (and is) the common vernacular form of the name, being the one by which the author of the fourth Gospel is known in English.
Lukehart English (American)
Americanized form of German Luckhardt.
Lukenda Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Luka".
Lukens Low German
From Low German, Lückens, a patronymic from the personal name Lüdeke.
Luker German
Luker see also Lucher or Luchre, meaning money more specifically money obtained by nefarious means.
Lukeš Czech
From the personal name Lukáš, Czech form of Lucas.
Lukin Russian
From luka, meaning "onion".
Lukk Estonian
Lukk is an Estonian surname meaning "lock".
Lukksepp Estonian
Lukksepp is an Estonian surname meaning "locksmith".
Lukman Arabic
Derived from the given name Luqman.
Łukowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Łuków, Łukowa, or Łukowe, named with the personal name Łukasz.
Lukyanenko Ukrainian
Probably a form of Lukashenko using the diminutive of Luka instead of the standard form or a form of Russian Lukyanov.
Lukyanov Russian
Means "son of Lukyan".
Lüll German
From a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.
Lull English
From an Old English personal name, Lulla.
Lum Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Lin.
Lumague Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog lumagi meaning "stay."
Lumb English, Anglo-Saxon
Lumb valley system in Yorkshire, England.... [more]
Lumbanbatu Batak
From Batak lumban meaning "village, hamlet" and batu meaning "stone".
Lumbangaol Batak
From Batak lumban meaning "village, hamlet" and gaol meaning "banana".
Lumbantobing Batak
From Batak lumban meaning "village, hamlet" and tobing meaning "riverbank, edge".
Lumbantoruan Batak
From Batak lumban meaning "village, hamlet" and toruan meaning "lower (area or place), below".
Lumbreras Spanish
Habitational Name From A Place Called Lumbreras In La Rioja From The Plural Of Lumbrera ‘Lamp’ Possibly Referring To An Old Signal Tower.
Lumi Estonian
Lumi is an Estonian surname meaning "snow".
Lumisaar Estonian
Lumisaar is an Estonian surname meaning "snow island".
Lumiste Estonian
Lumiste is an Estonian surname relating to "snow".
Lumley English
A name held by the British actress, Joanna Lumley.
Lumpkin English
Diminutive form of Lamb.
Lunatici Italian
A nickname for a quirky or temperamental person, ultimately from Latin lunaticus "of the moon, moonstruck".
Lunavelasco Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Un-hyphenated combination of the last names, Luna, and Velasco forming its’ own name. Luna meaning “the moon” in Latin as well as multiple languages. Velasco meaning “crow” or “raven”.
Lund Indian
Lund is also a Punjabi last name (i.e. from Punjab state of India/Pakistan)
Lundell Swedish
Combination of Swedish lund "grove" and the common surname suffix -ell.
Lundholm Swedish
Combination of Swedish lund "grove" and holm "islet".
Lundmark Swedish
Combination of Swedish lund "grove" and mark "ground, field, land".
Lundon English
Variant of London.
Lundstedt Swedish
Combination of Swedish lund "grove" and stad "town, city" (spelling possibly influenced by German Stadt, also meaning "town, city").
Lundsten Swedish
Combination of Swedish lund "grove" and sten "stone".
Lundvall Swedish
Combination of Swedish lund "groove" and vall "pasture".
Lundvik Swedish
Combination of Swedish lund "grove" and vik "bay".
Lundy English
Either (i) "person from Lundie", the name of various places in Scotland (meaning "place by a marsh"); or (ii) a different form of Mcalinden.
Lung Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Long.
Lunn Norwegian, English
Derived from Lund, which in turn comes from the Old Norse lundr, meaning "grove of trees".
Lunski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Łońsko in Piła voivodeship or Łono in Rzeszów voivodeship.