All Submitted Surnames

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ömərov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Ömər".
Omarov Kazakh, Avar, Kumyk, Dargin
Means "son of Omar 1".
Omarova Kazakh, Avar, Dargin, Azerbaijani, Turkmen
Feminine transcription of Kazakh/Avar/Kumyk/Dargin Омаров (see Omarov).
O'Marr Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
This surname originated from the name 'Maher'. The O' means 'grandson of'. ... [more]
Omarzai Pashto
Means "son of Omar 1" in Pashto.
Õmblus Estonian
Õmblus is an Estonian surname meaning "seam" and "stitching".
O'Meara Irish
Variant of O'mara.
Omelchuk Russian
This name migrates from Russia/Belarus and has also been found in the Island of Cyprus. The name could be attributed to the surname 'Damon' disapearing as there was a 'Damon' family in the 1600's with locations unknown... [more]
Omer Hebrew
Derived from the given name Omer.
Omer Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Umar.
Omerbašić Bosnian
Derived from Omer.
Omerbegović Bosnian
Derived from Omer and beg, a title of Turko-Mongol origin meaning ''chief'' or ''commander''.
Omerović Bosnian
Means "son of Omer".
Ó Miadhaigh Irish
Meaning ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’.
Omidi Persian
From the given name Omid.
O'milligan Irish
Form of Milligan.
Omnes Basque
Of uncertain origin. Possibly from a word meaning “everyone” or “all”
Omori Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (o) "big" and 森 (mori) "forest," "woods."
Ó Mothlacháin Irish
It means "descendant of Mothlachán".
Omran Arabic
Derived from the given name Umran.
Ó Muimhneacháin Irish
It literally mean’s "Munsterman’s descendant".
O'mullawill Irish
Anglicized form Gaelic Ó Maol Fábhail meaning "descendent of Maolfábhail".
O'Mulvenna Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Maoilmheana, meaning "descendant of Maoilmheana" a personal name meaning "chieftain of the main river."
Ōmura Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Omura Japanese
O means "big, huge, great" and mura means "bamlet, village". ... [more]
Omura Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 大村 (see Ōmura).
Omuraliev Kyrgyz
From the name Omur (the Kyrgyz form of Umar) or the Kyrgyz word өмүр (ömür) meaning "life, breath" combined with the name Ali 1.
Oña Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Onai Shona
Onai means "See, observe". #It is a name that calls the hearer to see or observe that which happened".
O Naradhaigh Irish
Irish Gaelic form of Neary.
Onasis Greek
From Turkish oynas which means "Lover".
Onda Japanese
From Japanese 恩 (on) meaning "obligation" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Önder Turkish
From the given name Önder.
Ó Neachtain Old Irish
Meaning "(descendant) of Nechtan."
O'neil Irish
Variant of O'Neal.
Onesto Italian
From the given name Onesto.
Onfroy French
From the given name Onfroy, a form of Humphrey.
Ong Estonian
Ong is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "õng", meaning "fishing rod/hook".
Ong English
Variant of Yong
Ong Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Weng.
Ongai Shona
It is a form of the Shona name Vongai.
Onge English
Variant of Ong or Yonge
Öngo Estonian
Öngo is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "õng", meaning "fishing rod/pole" or from the village of Õngu in Hiiu County.
Onidi Italian
Denoting someone from Onida, a former village.
Ōnishi Japanese
Alternate transcription of Onishi.
Onishi Japanese
From Japanese 大 (o) meaning "big, great" and 西 (nishi) meaning "west".
Onizuka Japanese
From Japanese 鬼 (oni) "demon" and 塚 (dzuka) "mound".
Onna Estonian
Onna is an Estonian surname derived from "onn", meaning "cabin" and "shack".
Õnnepalu Estonian
Õnnepalu is an Estonian surname meaning "benefic/happy heath".
Õnnis Estonian
Õnnis is an Estonian surname meaning "blessed".
Onnis Italian
From the toponym Fonni.
Onno Estonian
Onno is an Estonian surname derived from "onu" meaning "uncle".
Ōno Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (oo) "big" and 野 (no) "field," "area."
Onodera Japanese
From Japanese 小 (o) meaning "small", 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" and 寺 (tera) meaning "temple".
Onoe Japanese
O means "Big, great", No means "plain", and E means "inlet, shore."
Onofre Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Onofre.
Onofrio Italian
From the given name Onofrio.
Onogi Japanese
O means "large, big", no means "field", and gi is a form of ki meaning "tree, wood".
Onoki Japanese
O means "large, big", no means "field", and ki means"tree, wood".
Onorato Italian
From the given name Onorato
Onorio Italian
From the given name Onorio.
Onose Japanese
From Japanese 小 (o) meaning "small", 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" and 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids, current".
Onota Japanese
Variant of Onoda.
Onoue Japanese
From the Japanese 尾 (o) "tail" and 上 (ue) "above" (the possessive particle ノ (no) is not always written down but is always included when the name is spoken aloud).
Onslow English
Locational name from a place called Onslow described in Victorian times as being "a place within the liberty of Shrewsbury, in Salop', the original and still confusingly used, name for the county of Shropshire.
Onstad Norwegian, German
habitational name from the name of any of seven farmsteads mainly in the southeast most of them with names formed from any of various Old Norse personal names plus stathir "farmstead" as for example Augunarstathir from the personal name Authun (from Auth "wealth" plus un "friend")... [more]
Onufriyenko Ukrainian, Russian
From the rare given name Onufriy.
Ōnuki Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 貫 (nuki) meaning "pierce, penetrate, brace".
Onuki Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese 大貫 #(see Ōnuki).
Ōnuma Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 沼 (numa) meaning "swamp, marsh".
Onuma Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 大沼 (see Ōnuma).
Onyilogwu Nigerian (Rare), Igbo (Rare)
Possibly means "he who is invulnerable to dark magic" in Igbo.
Ööbik Estonian
Ööbik is an Estonian surname meaning "nightingale".
Ooi Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Huang.
Ōoka Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Ookouchi Japanese
From Japanese 大 (oo) meaning "big", 河 (kou) meaning "river" and 内 (chi) meaning "inside".
Ool Estonian
Ool is an Estonia surname, possibly a corruption of "õlu", meaning "ale"; or "all", meaning "below".
Ooms Dutch
Derived from Dutch oom "uncle".
Oono Japanese
Varianr of Ono.
Oort Dutch
From Middle Dutch oort "edge, corner".
Oortwijn Dutch
Patronym of Oort meaning "place" or "location"
Oorull Estonian
Oorull is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "oot (esker)" and "rull" meaning "roller".
Oorzhak Tuvan
Means "not a thief", derived from Tuvan оор (oor) meaning "thief, burglar" combined with чок (chok) meaning "not, no".
Öösalu Estonian
Öösalu is an Estonian surname meaning "night grove".
Oosterhuis Dutch
Oosterhuis is a Dutch surname meaning "eastern house".
Oosthuizen South African
Came from a village in the Dutch province of North Holland.
Oostwal Dutch
From the Dutch words oost meaning "East" and wal meaning "shore" or "bank".
Oot Estonian
Oot is an Estonian surname meaning "tsk". Also, possiblt derived from "Ott", a masculine given name meaning "bear".
Ootake Japanese
Ootake means "Big, great bamboo."
Ootani Japanese
From Japanese 大 (oo) meaning "big" and 谷 (tani) meaning "valley".
Ootono Japanese (Rare)
Oo means "big, great, large, huge" and tono is an outdated honorific that literally means "lord".
Öövel Estonian
Öövel is an Estonian surname, a derivation of "hööve" meaning "plane" and "jointer", or "röövel" meaning "gunman", "robber" and "bandit".
Ooy Indonesian
Indonesian spelling of Huang, based on Hokkien Ooi.
Opaliński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Opalenica, Nowy Tomyśl County.
Ó Peatáin Irish
Means "descendant of Peatán"
Opel German
Derived from the given name Albert.
Oper Estonian
From Estonian ooper meaning "opera".
Ophel English
19th century name from the Cambridgeshire area. Probably derived from Oldfield. Variants include Opheld, Oful and Offel.... [more]
Ophir Hebrew
From the given name Ophir. Ophir (or Ofir) is originally a biblical place name. In the days of King Solomon, Ophir was metioned as the name of a land, full of abudant natural treasures such as gold, silver, etc.
Opie English, Cornish
From the medieval personal name Oppy or Obby, a diminutive of such names as Osbert, Osborn, and Osbald... [more]
Öpik Estonian
Öpik is an Estonian surname meaning "textbook" or "manual".
Opp German
Generally considered a (very) contracted form of given names that contained the Old High German element od "fortune; wealth" (or a variant thereof) and a second element that began with or contained the letter B, for example Audobald.
Oppara Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting an agricultural occupation.
Oppedisano Italian
Italian: habitational name for someone from Oppido Mamertino in Reggio Calabria, so named from Latin oppidum ‘fortified place’, ‘stronghold’. The original settlement was destroyed by an earthquake in 1783 ; it was rebuilt on a site further south.
Oppegård Norwegian
Habitational name meaning "upper farm". Derived from Old Norse uppi "upper" and garðr "farm, yard". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway. ... [more]
Oprea Romanian
From the given name Oprea.
O'prey Irish
From the Irish Gaelic Á Preith or Ó Preith meaning "of the cattle spoil".
Opstad Norwegian
Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten farmsteads in southeastern Norway named Olstad, from a contracted form of Old Norse Ólafsstaðir, from the personal name Ólaf + staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.
ʻŌpūnui Hawaiian
From the given name ʻŌpūnui.
O'quinn Irish
Anglicized form of O'Coinn.
Or Hebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew and used as both first name and surname in Israel.
Oracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish oración meaning "sentence, prayer".
Orahovac Montenegrin
Derived from orah (орах), meaning "walnut".
Orakzai Pashto
Means "lost son" from Pashto ورک (worak) meaning "lost" and زوی (zoy) meaning "son".
Orange Medieval English, Medieval French, English
Derived from the medieval female name, or directly from the French place name. First used with the modern spelling in the 17th century, apparently due to William, Prince of Orange, who later became William III... [more]
Oranje Dutch
means "orange" in Dutch, in reference to the Dutch Royal Family
Orav Estonian
Orav is an Estonian surname meaning "squirrel".
Orazgeldiyew Turkmen
Means "son of Orazgeldi" in Turkmen.
Orazio Italian
From the given name Orazio.
Orazow Turkmen
Means "son of Oraz".
Orbison English
From a village in Lincolnshire, England originally called Orby and later Orreby that is derived from a Scandinavian personal name Orri- and the Scandinavian place element -by which means "a farmstead or small settlement."
Orchard English, Scottish
English: topographic name for someone who lived by an orchard, or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower, from Middle English orchard.... [more]
Orcutt English
Perhaps a much altered spelling of Scottish Urquhart used predominantly in Staffordshire, England.
Orczy Hungarian
Was the surname of a family of Hungarian nobility (including Baroness Emmuska Orczy, author of *The Scarlet Pimpernel*) originating from the village Orczi (now called Orci).
Ord English, English (American)
Ord is an English descent surname that also has Gaelic roots. It's also short for many English surnames that end with "Ord". people include US Army general Edward Ord who practiced in California and had many street names after him.
Ördögh Hungarian
Means "devil" in Hungarian.
Ordorika Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Muxika in the Comarca of Busturialdea-Urdaibai.
Orduña Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urduña.
Ordwald English
English name meaning "spear strength".
Oregon English (American, Rare)
From the state of Oregon. Meaning “River of the west”
Orekhov Russian
From orekh, meaning "nut".
Orelias Nigerian (Latinized, Modern, Rare), Italian (Tuscan), Venetian
Means "golden", when coupled with a first name becomes "the golden". Varied from Orelia, "golden".... [more]
Ören Turkish
Means "ruin, ruins" in Turkish.
Oren Jewish
From the given name Oren.
Oreste Italian
From the given name Oreste
Orfanelli Italian
Means "little orphans" in Italian, ultimately from Ancient Greek ὀρφᾰνός "without parents; bereft". Given to children raised in an orphanage.
Orfanov Russian
Derived from Greek ὀρφανός (orphanos) meaning "orphan".
Org Estonian
Org is an Estonian surname meaning "valley".
Organ English
Metonymic occupational name for a player of a musical instrument (any musical instrument, not necessarily what is now known as an organ), from Middle English organ (Old French organe, Late Latin organum ‘device’, ‘(musical) instrument’, Greek organon ‘tool’, from ergein ‘to work or do’).
Organ English
From a rare medieval personal name, attested only in the Latinized forms Organus (masculine) and Organa (feminine).
Organa Popular Culture
This is the surname of Princess Leia from the 'Star Wars' movies.
Orgeron French (Cajun)
From the Norman French family name Orger, which is a abbreviated form of the ancient Norman name Orglander.
Orgla Estonian
Orgla is an Estonian surname meaning "valley area".
Orgmaa Estonian
Orgmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "valley land".
Orgmets Estonian
Orgmets is an Estonian surname meaning "valley forest".
Orgussaar Estonian
Orgussaar is an Estonian surname meaning "valley island".
Orhan Turkish
From the given name Orhan.
Oriente Italian
From the given name Oriente
Ó Ríoghbhárdáin Irish
Proper, un-Anglicized form of O'Riordan.
O'Riordan Irish
From Irish Ó Ríoghbhárdáin meaning "descendant of Ríoghbhardán" (see Rórdán).
Oritz Basque
Habitational name from Oritz, a town in Navarre province.
Orkan Polish
From Goral, a topolect/language closely related to mainline Polish.
Orlaigh Irish
The name orlaigh means golden lady/princess. Usually spelt Orla or Orlaith and rarely spelt orlaigh. its a first name, not a surname
Orleans French
From Orléans, a city in France sieged by the English in 1429. Orléans is derived from Aurelianum, meaning "of Aurelius" in Latin.
Orley Dutch, Flemish, English
A surname of uncertain origin found among the Dutch, Flemish and English. In England the name is primarily found in Yorkshire and Devon. Orley may be an adapted form of a French name D'Orley or a nickname for Orlando... [more]
Orlikowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Orlikowo in Łomża voivodeship.
Orloff Russian
Jewish ornamental of Orlov.
Orlova Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Орлов (see Orlov).
Orłowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Orłów, Orłowo or Orły, all derived from Polish orzeł meaning "eagle".
Ormay English (American)
Believed to be the Americanization of the last name Ormoi from Hungary.
Örn Swedish
Means "eagle" in Swedish.
Ornelas Jewish
Hebrew, Jewish, Judah...
Örnólfsdóttir Icelandic
Means ”daughter of Örnólfur” in Icelandic.
Ornstein Jewish
Ornamental name composed of a variant of Horn (in regions where Yiddish has no h) + stein ‘stone’.
Orologas Greek
Means "watchmaker" in Greek.
Oroña Galician
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the parish of Santo Ourente de Entíns in the municipality of Outes.
Orona Spanish
Spanish: habitational name from a town of this name in Burgos province.
Oronoz Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
Orosco Spanish, Basque
Variant of Orozco. Means "place of the holly trees" from oros meaning "holly tree" and the suffix -ko suggesting place. Also believed to have been derived from Latin orosius meaning "the son of bringer of wisdom".
O'rourke Irish
Means "descendant of Ruairc", a pre-9th-century Norse personal name. A famous bearer was child actress Heather O'Rourke (1975-1988).
Orowitz Jewish, German
The name comes from a famous Rabbinical dynasty.... [more]
Orozaliev Kyrgyz
From a combination of the given name Oraz of Turkic origin meaning "happiness, joy" and Ali 1.
Orozco Spanish, Basque
Comes from the Bilbao province in the Basque region of Spain.
Orpaz Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Orpaz, means "golden light" in Hebrew.
Orpin English
Means "herbalist" (from Middle English orpin "yellow stonecrop", a plant prescribed by medieval herbalists for healing wounds). A variant spelling was borne by British painter Sir William Orpen (1878-1931).
Orr Scottish
This is an old name of Renfrewshire area of Scotland. The origins could be French or Norwegian (Viking) from more man 1000 years ago. What is known is that Orr is a place name and a sept of the Campbell clan... [more]
Orrels Medieval English
Means "Ore hill", likely for iron ore miners. From the Old English ora, meaning "ore" and hyll, meaning hill.... [more]
Orris English
This unusual and interesting name is of Italian, Latin origin, and derives from one of the earliest Roman names, "Horatius". The name is thought to mean something connected with "hora", the Latin for "hour", but the original meaning has been lost... [more]
Orro Estonian
Orro is an Estonian surname, probably derived from the prefix "oro-", relating to "hill" ("mäe") and "mountain" ("mägi"); "mountainous" or "hilly".
Orru Italian
From Sardinian orrù "bramble", itself from Latin rubus "bramble, blackberry bush".
Orry English
1 English: unexplained.... [more]
Orsi Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Orso. It may also be an Italianized form of Slovenian Uršic, metronymic from the female personal name Urša, short form of Uršula (Latin Ursula), or a patronymic from the male personal name Urh, Slovenian vernacular form of Ulrik, German Udalrich
Orsino Italian
From the given name Orsino.
Ørsted Danish
A notable bearer was Hans Christian Ørsted (1777-1851), a Danish physicist and chemist.
Ortis Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Ortiz.
Ortolano Italian, Spanish
occupational name for a cultivator or seller of fruit and vegetables ortolano "gardener" from a derivative of orto "vegetable garden" (from Latin hortus "garden"). The term was also used in the medieval period to denote both a cleric with a fervant devotion to pastoral work and a rough or uncouth person and in some instances may have been applied as a nickname in either sense... [more]
Ortone Italian
Italian form of Horton.
Ortonio Italian, Spanish
Variant of Ortone. Italian and Spanish form of Hortonius.
Ortuzar Basque
It means "old agricultural garden".
Oru Estonian
Oru is an Estonian surname derived from "org" meaning "valley".
Ó Ruadhagáin Irish
Meaning, 'son of Ruadhagáin."
Ó Ruairc Irish
Meaning, ‘descendant of Ruarc.’
Oruç Turkish
From Turkish oruç meaning ''fast, to abstain from food''.
Oruč Bosnian
Derived from the Turkish Oruç.
Orucov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Oruc".
Orueta Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gautegiz-Arteaga.
Orujärv Estonian
Orujärv is an Estonian surname meaning "valley lake".
Orumaa Estonian
Orumaa is an Estonian surname derived from "org ("valley") and "maa" ("land").
Orusaar Estonian
Orusaar is an Estonian surname meaning "valley island".
Orusalu Estonian
Orusalu is an Estonian surname meaning "valley grove".
Orus-ool Tuvan
Means "Russian boy" in Tuvan, from Tuvan орус (orus) meaning "Russian (person)" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
Oruvee Estonian
Oruvee is an Estonian surname meaning "valley water".