All Submitted Surnames

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Mandato Italian
mandato is the past tense of send in italian-such as "i sent a letter or message"
Mandela Xhosa, Jewish, German
“District” in Xhosa... [more]
Mandia Italian
Habitational name from Mandia in Salerno province.
Mändla Estonian
Mändla is an Estonian surname meaning "pine area".
Mändmäe Estonian
Mändmäe is an Estonian surname meaning "pine hill".
Mändmets Estonian
Mändmets is an Estonian surname meaning "pine forest".
Mändoja Estonian
Mändoja is an Estonian surname meaning "pine stream".
Mandrapilias Greek
This surname is found in Sparta, Greece.... [more]
Mandri Estonian
Mandri is an Estonian surname meaning "continental" and "inland".
Mandrisch Polish, German
Upper Silesia
Mändsoo Estonian
Mändsoo is an Estonian surname meaning "pine swamp".
Mandujano Spanish
Spanish: Possibly An Altered Form Of A Basque Habitational Name From Mandoiana A Town In Araba/Álava Province Basque Country. This Surname Is Most Common In Mexico.
Mandžukić Serbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Famous bearer of this last name is Mario Mandžukić who is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Juventus and the Croatia national team.
Mane Indian, Marathi
Drived from Sanskrit मान (mana) meaning "respect, honour" or मान्य (manya) meaning "respected, venerable".
Mané Western African, Manding
From the name of a Mandinka clan, meaning uncertain.
Maneely Welsh
A Welsh surname derived from 'map Neely' or 'son of Neely'
Manera Italian
Either a habitational name from any of two places called Manera in the Italian provinces of Cuneo and Como, a nickname and perhaps a metonymic occupational name (from the dialect word manèra meaning "executioner's axe, cleaver" or from Italian manero "well-behaved, skilled"), or derived from the given name Mainiero (ultimately from Frankish Maginhari, composed of the Ancient Germanic elements magin "strength, might" and hari, heri "army").
Mánes Czech
Derived from MÁNEK, a pet form of Emanuel.
Manes Dutch
Variant of Magnus, MENNEN or a short form of Germanus.
Maness English (American)
Probably a variant of Manes.
Manford English
Place name for "Munda's ford" from an Old English personal name Munda, the same element in the second syllable of Edmund and ford meaning a waterway crossing.
Manfredo Italian
From the given name Manfredo.
Mangahas Filipino, Tagalog
Means "take (by force), venture, dare" in Tagalog.
Mangal Hindi, Indian
From the given name Mangal meaning "auspicious".
Mangan Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mongáin ‘descendant of Mongán’, originally a byname for someone with a luxuriant head of hair (from mong ‘hair’, ‘mane’), borne by families from Connacht, County Limerick, and Tyrone... [more]
Manganaro Italian
occupational name from manganaro agent noun from Mangano (see Mangano) in any of its various senses. Manganaris and Manganaras are also found as Greek surnames.
Mangani Italian
Possibly an Italian variant of Mangan.
Mangano Italian
occupational name from mangano "mangle" (a device consisting of a pair of rollers used to press textiles and clothes) or "calender" (a similar device used in making paper). The term mangano also denoted a bucket elevator (used for raising water from a well) and any of various other devices including a catapult... [more]
Mangialaglio Italian
Means "eats garlic" in Italian, from mangia "to eat" and aglio "garlic". Possibly a nickname for someone known for heavily seasoning their food, or for having bad breath.
Mangiaracina Italian
The Sicilian name for salpa, a kind of fish, from mangia "to eat" and racina "grapes".
Mangiarotti Italian
From an Italian nickname, possibly meaning "rat eater".
Mangkhut Thai
Means "mangosteen" in Thai.
Mangloña Chamorro
Chamorro for "their breath"
Mangone Italian
habitational name from Mangone a place in Cosenza province. Or an occupational name for a merchant from Latin mango (genitive mangonis) "dealer, slave trader". Or possibly also from an ancient Germanic personal name (see Mangold ).
Mangrio Sindhi
From the name of a Sindhi tribe, meaning unknown.
Mangrio Urdu, Sindhi
Originally denoted a person who came from the Mangrio tribe in Sindh, Pakistan and Rajasthan, India. The meaning of the tribe's name is unknown.
Mangubat Filipino, Cebuano
Means "to battle, to wage war" in Cebuano.
Mangudadatu Filipino, Maguindanao
From Maguindanao manguda meaning "young" and the Philippine title datu meaning "chief, leader".
Manhart German (Modern)
From the Germanic personal name Manhard, composed of the Germanic elements man "man", "human" + hard "hardy", "brave", "strong"... [more]
Manhattan English
From the name of the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. Derived from the Munsee Lenape language term manaháhtaan (where manah- means "gather", -aht- means "bow" and -aan is an abstract element used to form verb stems), meaning "the place where we get bows" or "place for gathering the (wood to make) bows"... [more]
Manheim German, Jewish
Habitational name from the city of Mannheim in southwestern Germany (formerly the residence of the electors Palatine) so named from the ancient Germanic personal name Manno (see Mann ) annd Old High German heim "homestead"... [more]
Mani German (Swiss), Romansh
Derived from a short form of the given name Emmanuel.
Manikas Greek
Occupational name for a maker of handles (e.g. of knives), from medieval Greek manikion "sleeve", "handle", from Latin manicae "sleeve, manacle".
Manila Filipino
Derived from the Sanskrit word नील (nīla) meaning "indigo". It comes from the Tagalog phrase maynilá meaning "where indigo is found".
Maningas Filipino, Tagalog
Means "fervent, earnest, fiery" in Tagalog.
Maniscalco Italian
It means 'blacksmith' in Italian. The variant Maniscalchi is the plural.
Maniseng Lao
From Lao ມະນີ (mani) meaning "gem, jewel" and ແສງ (seng) meaning "light".
Manivanh Lao
From Lao ມະນີ (mani) meaning "gem, jewel" and ວັນ (vanh) meaning "sun, day".
Manivong Lao
From Lao ມະນີ (mani) meaning "gem, jewel" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Manixay Lao
From Lao ມະນີ (mani) meaning "gem, jewel" and ໄຊ (xay) meaning "victory".
Manjarrés Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
Manjarrez Spanish
Habitational Name From Manjarrés A Village In La Rioja Province.
Manjhi Indian, Hindi
Means "sailor" in Hindi.
Mankiewicz Polish, Jewish
From the given name Maniek, a diminutive of Marian 2 or sometimes Mariusz, or Mańka, a diminutive of Emanuel... [more]
Mankoku Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 万国 (see Bankoku).
Manlanget Chamorro
Chamorro for "all the heavens". Man- is a pluralization and Langet means "sky/heaven".
Manlangit Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "to go to heaven" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Manley English
Habitational name from places in Devon and Cheshire, named in Old English as "common wood or clearing", from (ge)mǣne "common, shared" and lēah "woodland clearing". The surname is still chiefly found in the regions around these villages.
Mann Sanskrit (Anglicized)
Originally Sanskrit, now in Punjabi and Hindi - used by Jats predominantly in Punjab area of NW India. Well represented in Sikhs. Also spelled as {!Maan} when anglicized. Belonged to landholding nobility of warrior caste (knights) that at one time held a strong and established kingdom.... [more]
Manna Indian, Bengali
Meaning uncertain.
Männamaa Estonian
Männamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "whorl/verticil land".
Mannan Hinduism
Means ‘king’ in Tamil, it is also a Muslim surname, it is based on the Sanskrit word ‘mannan’, which means ‘the bountiful’.
Mannay-ool Tuvan (Rare)
Derived from Tuvan маңнаар (mañnar) meaning "to run" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
Mannazzu Sardinian (Archaic), Sicilian (Rare, Archaic), Corsican (Modern, Rare), Italian (Rare)
It came from the Ancient Nuraghi people. the Nuraghi people inhabited southern Corsica and northern and central Sardinia.
Mannerheim Finland Swedish (Rare)
Swedification of the German surname Marhein. A famous bearer was Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867-1951), a Finnish military leader, statesman and the 6th President of Finland... [more]
Mannheim German, Jewish
Variant of Manheim. A habitational name from the city of Mannheim in southwestern Germany.
Mannheimer German, Jewish
variant of Mannheim and Manheimer with the German agent suffix -er.
Männik Estonian
Männik is an Estonian surname meaning "pine stand" or "pine forest".
Männil Estonian
Männil is an Estonian surname meaning "pine" ("Pinaceae").
Mannin English, Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Mainnin (see Mainnín).
Manning English, Irish (Anglicized)
English patronymic from Mann. ... [more]
Manningham English
Means "Manning's estate" from Old English ham "home, estate, settlement".
Mannion Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
Anglicized form of Ó Mainnín. Mainnín is derived from Irish manach "monk".
Männisalu Estonian
Männisalu is an Estonian surname meaning "pine grove".
Männiste Estonian
Männiste is an Estonian surname relating to "pine".
Mannix Irish
Derived from the given name Mannix.
Manno German, Hungarian
Derived from the German given name Manno.
Mano Japanese
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "real, genuine" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Manobal Thai
From Thai มโน (mano) meaning "heart; mind; imagination" and "บาล" (ban) meaning "to protect; to tend; to govern".
Manoban Thai
A famous bearier of this surname Lalisa Manoban from Blackpink.
Manoban Thai
Variant transcription of Manobal.
Manocchio Italian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Italian mano "hand" and occhio "eye", an elaboration of the surname Mano, or an altered form of malocchio meaning "evil eye".
Manolas Greek
Derived from the word "magnolia" denoting a flower named after French botanist Pierre Magnol.
Manor Hebrew
Means "loom" or "weaving" in Hebrew.
Manos Greek
From the name Manos.
Manouchehri Persian
From the given name Manuchehr.
Manouilidis Greek
Means "son of Manouil" in Greek.
Manousos Greek
Surname associated with the name Manouel in Crete. Another possible origin is a Hellenized version of the Venetian surname Manuzio.
Mañozka Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous palace in the municipality of Etxebarria.
Manresa Catalan
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the municipality or the neighborhood in the municipality of Badalona.
Manrique Spanish
From the given name Manrique.
Mansell English (Canadian), Norman
Of Norman origin, a habitational or regional name from Old French mansel ‘inhabitant of Le Mans or the surrounding area of Maine’. The place was originally named in Latin (ad) Ceromannos, from the name of the Gaulish tribe living there, the Ceromanni... [more]
Mansell Anglo-Norman, French
A status name for a particular type of feudal tenant, Anglo-Norman French mansel, one who occupied a manse (Late Latin mansa ‘dwelling’), a measure of land sufficient to support one family... [more]
Mansfield English
Means "open land by the River Maun," from the Celtic river name + the Old English word "feld."
Mansilla Spanish
Spanish: habitational name from Mansilla a place in La Rioja province.
Manson English, Scottish
Manson is a surname of Scottish origin. It is an anglicised version of the Scandinavian name Magnusson, meaning son of Magnus... [more]
Mansoor Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Mansur.
Mansor Arabic
Derived from the given name Mansur.
Mansour Arabic
From the given name Mansur.
Mansour Arabic (Egyptian)
Originally referred to someone from the city of Mansoura (المنصورة‎) in Egypt.
Mansourzadeh Persian
Means "born of Mansour".
Mansur Arabic
From the given name Mansur.
Mantalos Greek
From Greek μάνταλο (mantalo) "latch".
Mantan African American
The name Mantan may have come from the Irish and or English surname Manton.
Mantanoña Chamorro
Chamorro for "all of their land"
Mantchev Bulgarian (Russified)
"Alternate Transcription of the form Manchev"
Manteuffel German
The Manteuffel family is the name of an old and influential German Pomeranian noble family. Manteuffel family was first mentioned in 1256, but the family history officially begins with Henricus Manduvel who is first mentioned on 14... [more]
Mantey German, Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Manthei in Schwerin province. This name is also established in Poland.
Mantia English (?)
This is my last name. I honestly don't know where it came from. But it's a last name because it's mine lol
Mantilla Spanish
Spanish: from mantilla ‘mantilla’, ‘scarf worn over the head and shoulders’, presumably an occupational name for a maker of mantillas or a descriptive name for someone who habitually wore such a garment.
Manton English
Locational surname, derived from old English "the dweller near the chalky or sandy earth."
Manton Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Manntáin "descendant of Manntán", a personal name derived from a diminutive of manntach "toothless"... [more]
Manu Western African, Akan
Means "second-born child" in Akan.
Manuel Spanish, Portuguese, French, German
Derived from the given name Manuel.
Manuel Catalan, Spanish
Possibly also a habitational name from Manuel in Valencia province.
Manug Filipino
This surname is locataed mostly on Visayas or Mindanao in the Philippines. Manug is also a place in Egypt
Manukian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Manukyan.
Manukyan Armenian
Means "son of Manuk".
Manus Norwegian (Hispanicized)
Hispanicized variant of Magnussen. This was the surname of Norwegian World War II resistance fighter Max Manus, whose father spent much of his life living in Hispanophone countries.
Manuschki Russian (Rare)
Means ''Guider, Discipline, Adventurer''
Manville French
A locational surname deriving from any of the various places in France called "Manneville or Magneville", named, from the Old Germanic personal name "Manno" or the Old French adjective "magne", great, with the word "ville", meaning a town or settlement.
Manzanares Spanish
Habitational Name From The City Of Manzanares In Ciudad Real Province
Manzano Spanish (Mexican)
Habitational name from any of various minor places named Manzano, or a topographic name for someone who lived by an apple tree or orchard, from Spanish manzano ‘apple tree’, Old Spanish maçano, from maçana ‘apple’, Late Latin (mala) Mattiana, a type of apple named in honor of the 1st century bc horticultural writer Gaius Matius.
Manzoni Italian
Of uncertain origin: could be derived from a nickname given to those who raised and took care of bullock, or from the medieval terms manso or mansueto, denoting a gentle person.... [more]
Manzoor Urdu, Bengali
Derived from the given name Manzur.
Mao Chinese
From Chinese 毛 (máo) referring to the ancient region of Mao, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now the Henan province. A notable bearer of this surname was Chinese communist revolutionary Mao Zedong (1893-1976).
Mao Khmer
Variant transcription of Mau.
Maor Hebrew
From the given name Maor.
Maouloud Western African
Derived from Arabic مولود‎‎ (mawlud) meaning "born, newborn", used to refer to the مولد (Mawlid) observance of the birth of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (chiefly Mauritanian).
Mapalad Filipino, Tagalog
Means "fortunate, lucky, blessed" in Tagalog.
Mapes English
From the given name Mable
Maple English
Name for a person who lived near a maple tree, from Middle English mapel, and Old English mapul.
Maples English
Variant of Maple, probably a name for plural Maple, a famous bearer of this name is Marla Maples (1963-).
Mapleton English
The surname Mapleton was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor.
Mapp English
From a variant of the medieval female personal name Mabbe, a shortened form of Amabel. A fictional bearer is Elizabeth Mapp, busybodyish spinster in the 'Mapp and Lucia' novels of E.F. Benson.
Maputi Filipino, Cebuano
Means "white" or "silvery" in Cebuano.
Maqbool Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Maqbul.
Maqsood Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Maqsud.
Maqsudov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Maqsud".
Maqsudova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Maqsudov.
Maqueda Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the Manchego municipality or the neighborhood of the Andalusian municipality of Málaga.
Maqueron French
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Picard maqueron "chin" (in which case this would have been a pejorative nickname for someone with a protruding chin) and a diminutive of Macquart.
Maquiling Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog makiling meaning "uneven, crooked, bent." This name was given in honor of Maria Makiling. She is said to be the protector of Mount Makiling, a volcano in the Philippines.
Mar Swiss
The surname Mar has roots from Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, France, Germany, Portugal and Spain. MAR: topographic name for someone living by the sea, from mar ‘sea’ (Latin mare). German: nickname from Middle High German mar(w) ‘tender’, ‘delicate’.
Marable French, English
From the feminine personal name Mirabel, equated in medieval records with Latin mirabilis "marvelous", "wonderful" (in the sense "extraordinary").
Maragh Indian
Means "king" in Hindu. Due to the vast amount of Indian emigrates in Jamaica, this is a common name there and also refers to a teacher of Rastafarianism.
Maraj Indian, Trinidadian Creole
Shortened form of Maharaj. A notable bearer is singer Onnika Maraj-Petty (1982-), professionally known as Nicki Minaj.
Maran Estonian
Maran is an Estonian surname meaning "cinquefoil" and "common tormentil" (species: "Potentilla erecta").
Maranan Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog madaanan meaning "pass through, pass by somewhere".
Marandici Romanian, Moldovan
Meaning unknown.
Marangit Filipino, Maranao
Means "cruel, irritable, mean" in Maranao.
Marano Italian
Habitational name from any of various places named with the Latin personal name Marius and the suffix -anu.
Marant English, French
Probably a variant of Morant.
Marasigan Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain.
Marasingha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala මාරසිංහ (see Marasinghe).
Marasinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit मार (mara) meaning "slaying, killing" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Marc French
Derived from the French given name Marc.
Marcantonio Italian
Ancient family, called Marcantonio or Di Marcantonio, of clear and ancestral virtue, flourished in Abruzzo.
Marcato Italian, Venetian
From the given name Marchino.
Marceau French
From the given name Marcel.
Marcel French
From the given name Marcel
Marcelin French, Haitian Creole
From the given name Marcelin.
Marcell Hungarian
From the given name Marcell.
Marcellin French
From the given name Marcellin
Marcellino Italian
From the given name Marcellino
Marcello Italian
From the given name Marcello
Marcelo Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Marcelo.
Marcet Catalan
Marcet is a name that roughly translates to "Seven Seas" or "The Sea and the Sky" in the Catalan language. The name is unusual in the United States but very common in areas of Spain such as Barcelona, and in neighboring France.
Marcey English
Variant of Mercer.
March English
From the English word meaning, "to walk stiffly and proudly" or possibly from the month.
Marchal French, Walloon
Either a status name or occupational name from Old French mareschal "marshal" (from Late Latin mariscalcus). The term is of ancient Germanic origin (from marah "horse mare" and scalc "servant") and was originally applied to a man who looked after horses... [more]
Marchant French, English, Spanish
Variant of Marchand, from French marchand meaning "merchant, mercantile". Though it is of French origin, it was transferred into the Spanish-speaking world, especially Chile, by French invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.
Marchena Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 4 Andalusian localities or 1 Murcian locality.
Marchese Italian
From the title of rank marchése "marquis" (in Italy the rank immediately below that of duke), probably applied as a nickname for someone who behaved like a marquis, or an occupational name for a servant in the household of a marquis... [more]
Marchesini Italian
Derived from the Latin word “marchese,” which means “marquis.” It is a title of nobility that was used in medieval Italy and referred to the leader of a march or border region. It likely refers to someone who was descended from or associated with a marquis or who held a similar position of authority in a border region.
Marchion Romansh
Derived from the given name Martin.
Marchione Italian
Nickname from marchione ‘marquis’, from medieval Latin marchio, genitive marchionis, from Germanic marka ‘borderland’
Marchuk Ukrainian
Possibly a patronymic derived from the given name Marko.