All Submitted Surnames

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Narumi Japanese
Naru means "become". Mi means "veiw, outlook".
Narumi Japanese
From Japanese 鳴 (naru) meaning "cry" and 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean".
Narumiya Japanese
From Japanese 成 (naru) meaning "become" and 宮 (miya) meaning "palace, constellation".
Naruse Japanese
From Japanese 成 (naru) meaning "become" and 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids, current".
Narutaki Japanese
Naru means "become" and taki means "fountain".
Narva Estonian
Narva is an Estonian surname taken from the city of the same name in Ida-Viru County.
Nary Old Irish
An anglicized form of the Gaelic surname O Naraigh. This surname is derived from the personal name Narach which means modest.
Naryshkin Russian
Russian surname of unclear, possibly Crimean Tatar origin. One of the most famous bearers is Natalya Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia and mother of Tsar Peter I of Russia.
Nascimento Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "birth, nativity" in Portuguese, from Late Latin nascimentum, a derivative of Latin nasci "to be born". This was originally a religious byname. It was also an epithet of the Virgin Mary (Maria do Nascimento), and was used as a given name for children born on Christmas.
Naseeb Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Nasib.
Naseem Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
Derived from the given name Nasim.
Naseer Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Nasir.
Nasers German
Habitational, derived from any of several places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.
Nash Circassian
Shapsug name derived from Adyghe нэ (nă) meaning "eye" combined with щэ (š̍ă) meaning "milk" or "crooked, wry, bent".
Nashkho Circassian
Literally means “blue-eyed” from Adyghe нэ (nă) meaning “eye” combined with шхъуантӏэ (šχ°ānṭă) meaning “blue”.
Nasib Arabic
Derived from the given name Nasib.
Nəsibov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Nəsib".
Nəsibova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Nəsibov.
Nasim Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Nasim.
Nasir Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
Derived from the given name Nasir.
Nasiri Persian
From the given name Nasir.
Nəsirov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Nəsir".
Nəsirova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Nəsirov.
Naska Albanian (Rare)
Present in Albania before 1900'.
Naskar Indian, Bengali
Derived from Bengali লস্কর (loshkor) meaning "army, legion, soldier", ultimately of Persian origin.
Naslen m Arabic
this boy name is mostly found in south indian muslim families. It means good, really, heart. Naslen K Gafoor is a malayalam film actor
Näslund Swedish
Combination of Swedish näs "isthmus, narrow neck of land" and lund "grove".
Nasmith Scottish, English
This surname is derived from an occupation, "nail-smith", but may also mean "knife-smith".
Nasoetion Batak
Older spelling of Nasution based on Dutch orthography.
na Songkhla Thai
From Thai สงขลา (Songkhla) meaning "Singora", a former Thai sultanate in present-day Songkhla, Songkhla, Songkhla, Thailand.
Nasr Arabic
Derived from the given name Nasr.
Nasrallah Arabic
From the given name Nasrullah.
Nasri Arabic, Persian
Derived from Arabic نَصْر (naṣr) meaning “triumph, victory”.
Nasrollahi Persian
From the given name Nasrollah.
Nassar Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic ناصر, نصير (see Nasser).
Nassau German, Dutch, Jewish
From the name of the town of Nassau in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany (formerly the seat of an independent duchy in the 19th century), derived from Old High German naz meaning "damp, wet" and ouwa meaning "water meadow"... [more]
Nasser Arabic
From the given name Nasir.
Nasser German
Someone from any of the places called Nassen, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, and Bavaria.
Nasseri Persian
From the given name Nasser.
Nassim Arabic
Derived from the given name Nasim.
Nassir Arabic
Derived from the given name Nasir.
Nassiri Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Nasir.
Nassry Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Nasri.
Nast German
Topographic name for someone who lived in a thickly wooded area, or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter, from Middle High German nast meaning "branch", a regional variant of ast, resulting from the misdivision of forms such as ein ast meaning "a branch".
Nasuti Italian
From Italian nasuto "nosey, big-nosed".
Nasution Batak
From Mandailing Nan Sakti On or Na Sakti On meaning "the magic one", itself from sakti meaning "mystical, magical" (ultimately of Sanskrit origin). This was a nickname of legendary Mandailing ruler Si Baroar Nan Sakti.
Nata Russian
From the given name Nata.
Natal Portuguese, Spanish
From the personal name Natal (from Latin Natalis), bestowed on someone born at Christmas or with reference to the Marian epithet María del Natal.
Natalino Italian
From the given name Natalino.
Natalio Spanish
From the given name Natalio.
Natan Hebrew
From the given name Natan.
Nate English
From the given name Nate.
Nater German (Swiss)
Derived from Middle High German nâtaere "tailor; furrier".
Nates English, Jewish
It's probably from the given name Nate, the origin is said to be Jewish*, but the ancestors immigrated to English speaking countries.
Nath Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi
From Sanskrit नाथ (natha) meaning "lord, owner, protector".
Nathan English
From the given name Nathan.
Nathaniël Dutch
From the given name Nathaniël.
Nathon English
Variant of Nathan.
Nation English
Most probably a variant of Nathan, altered by folk etymology under the influence of the English vocabulary word nation
Natividad Spanish
From the personal name Natividad "nativity, Christmas", from Latin nativitas "birth", genitive nativitatis, usually bestowed with reference to the Marian epithet María de la Natividad... [more]
Natividade Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Natividad.
Natkho Circassian
Shapsug name possibly derived from Adyghe нат (nāt) meaning "Nart" (referring to a Caucasian saga) combined with хъо (χo) meaning "pig".
Natok Circassian
Derived from Adyghe натӏэ (nāṭă) meaning "forehead" combined with къу (q°) meaning "man, male".
Natori Japanese
From Japanese 名 (na) meaning "name, reputation" and 取 (toru) meaning "take, fetch".
Natsch Romansh
Truncated form of Jenatsch.
Natsugawa Japanese
Variant of Natsukawa, meaning "summer river".
Natsukawa Japanese
This name means Summer River. From natsu "summer" and kawa "river".
Natsuki Japanese
Natsu means "summer" and ki means "tree, wood".
Natsume Japanese
From Japanese 棗 (natsume), meaning "jujube". Fictional bearers of this surname are Maya and Aya Natsume from the seinen manga series Tenjō Tenge.
Natsume Japanese
From Japanese 夏 (Natsu) meaning "summer" and 目 (me) meaning "eye". A famous bearer of this name was Japanese writer Sōseki Natsume (1867-1916).
Natsume Japanese
From Japanese 棗 (Natsume) meaning "Natsume", a former large village in the former district of Sakai in the former Japanese province of Echizen in parts of present-day Fukui in Japan or it being a former name for the area of Ishishimbo in the city of Fukui in the prefecture of Fukui in Japan.
Natsumi Japanese (Rare)
This is occasionally,but rarely used as a last name. Natsu means "Summer",and Mi in this surname means "Look". So the literal meaning of this could be "Look at Summer",or "The Look of Summer"... [more]
Natti Italian
from the Latin name Nattius
Natt och Dag Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Means "night and day" in Swedish. This is the name of one of the oldest noble families in Sweden. The name is believed to be a reference to the family's coat of arms which consisted of a blue and a golden field, the blue symbolizing night and the gold symbolizing day.
Nau German
A variant of Neu; meaning "ship" or "boat."
Naughten Irish
Reduced form of McNaughton.
Naughton Irish
Reduced form of McNaughton.
Naughton English
Habitational name from a place in Suffolk, named in Old English with nafola meaning "navel" + tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement", i.e. "settlement in the navel or depression".
Nauli Romansh
Derived from the given name Donatus.
Nault French
From a short form of various medieval personal names derived from Germanic personal names formed with wald 'rule' as the final element, in particular Arnold.
Naumann German
Possibly a variant of Neumann.
Naumenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Naum.
Nauryzbaev Kazakh
Means "son of Nauryzbay".
Navarra Italian, Spanish
Means Navarre in Italian and Spanish; which was also the female equivalent to Navarro.
Navarre French
The name means "By the sea". Originally a country of its own, located between Spain and France, Navarre became a part of France in 1284 when the Queen of Navarre married King Philip IV of France. After much war, becoming independent once again, and falling into Spanish rule, the Kingdom of Navarre is now split between Spain and France.
Navarrete Spanish
From the town of Navarrete in La Rioja, Spain, meaning "the pass of the Navarrans" or "dun mountain pass". It became particularly popular in the province of Jaen through the Castillian conquest of Baeza.
Navas Spanish
Pural form of Spanish and Asturian-Leonese Nava (see also Naves).... [more]
Naveed Persian, Arabic
From the given name Navid.
Navickevičius Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian form of Nowicki with the addition of the -evičius suffix. See Navickas.
Navid Persian, Arabic
From the given name Navid.
Navida Galician
Galician and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from either of two places named Navia, in Galicia and Asturies.
Navidad Spanish
Derived from the personal name Noel. It means "Christmas" in Spanish.
Navitski Belarusian
Belarusian cognate of Nowicki.
Nawa Japanese
From Japanese 名 (na) meaning "name, reputation" and 和 (wa) meaning "harmony, peace".
Nawab Urdu, Punjabi
From a title traditionally used by Muslim officials in South Asia who acted as local governors and rulers of deputy states. It is ultimately derived from Arabic نائب (na'ib) via Persian.
Nawaqanitawase Fijian
A surname of Fijian heritage. A famous person with this surname is Mark Nawaqanitawase, an Australian rugby player.
Nawaz Urdu
From the given name Nawaz.
Nay Romansh
Derived from the given name Donatus.
Nay German
Northern German variant of Nee.
Naya Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 納 (see Osame).
Nayak Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Naydenov Bulgarian
Means "son of Nayden".
Nayeem Bengali
From the given name Nayeem.
Nayoshi Okinawan (Japanized)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 名嘉 (see Naka).
Nayudu Indian, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Telugu నాయుడు (see Naidu).
Naz Urdu
From Persian ناز (naz) meaning "comfort, luxury, affection".
Nazaire French
From the given name Nazaire.
Nazarbaev Kazakh
Means "son of Nazarbay".
Nazarbayev Kazakh
Means "son of Nazarbay". Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-) served as the president of Kazakhstan from 1990 to 2019.
Nazarbayeva Kazakh
Feminine form of Nazarbayev.
Nazarenko Ukrainian
From the given name Nazar.
Nazareth Hebrew
From the Hebrew for "To guard."
Nazarov Russian
Means "son of Nazar".
Nazarova Russian
Feminine form of Nazarov.
Nazeer Urdu
From the given name Nazir 1.
Nazeri Persian
From Persian ناظر (nâzer) meaning "watcher, observer".
Nazih Arabic
Derived from the given name Nazih.
Nazim Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Derived from the given name Nazim.
Nazimova Russian, Literature
Notable users of the name includes the Russian silent screen star Alla Nazimova (1879-1945) and the heroine of the Russian novel 'Children of the Streets', Nadezhda Nazimova.
Nazir Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi
From the given name Nazir 1.
Nəzirov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Nəzir".
Nəzirova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Nəzirov.
Ndlovu Southern African, Ndebele, Zulu
Derived from Ndebele or Zulu indlovu meaning "elephant".
Ndreu Albanian
From the given name Ndreu.
N’dri Western African (Rare)
The meaning behind N’Dri is “ Nearby the river “
Ndzengue Central African (?)
Unknown. One notable bearer of the surname is Fahd Richard Ndzengue Moubeti, a Gabonese professional footballer.
Nead English
1. English: possibly a metonymic nickname for a needy person, from Middle English ne(e)d ‘need’. ... [more]
Neagoe Romanian
Derived from the given name Neagoe.
Neagu Romanian
From the given name Neagu.
Neale English, Scottish, Irish
English, Scottish, and Irish variant of Neal.
Nears English
French in origin, it is derived from the word "Noir," which is the equivalent of the English word "Black." It could have referred to a person with dark features, hair, or perhaps even one who was thought to engage in nafarious, or "dark," deeds.
Neary Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic O Naradhaigh "descendant of Naradhach" a byname meaning "modest".
Neave English
Variant of Neeve
Neaves English
Variant of Neeve
Nebot Catalan
It literally means "nephew".
Nectaria Romanian
Feminine version of Nectarie, Greek saint-St.Nectarie from Egina. In Romanian this means "the juice of flowers". Nectaire is probably of the same derivation as the English word "nectar". This is the etymology of nectar (from from negtar > nogalon... [more]
Nedd English
Variant of Nidd.
Nedelcu Romanian (Modern)
Entered Romania around the 16th century via Bulgaria as a popular female given name - Neda/Nedelea etc., attested under the form of Nedelco/Nedelcu in the historical region of Basarabia around 1560, became a surname in the following century... [more]
Nedry English (American)
It was the most popular in the United States in 1897-1990.
Nee Irish, Scottish
reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Niadh ("descendant of Nia") or Ó Niadh ("son of Nia"). Compare McNee.
Needham English
From a place name derived from Old English ned meaning "need, constraint" and ham meaning "home, estate, settlement".
Neel English
A variant of Neal
Neele English
Variant of Neal.
Neeley Irish
Reduced form of Mcneely.
Neemelo Estonian
Neemelo is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Neeme".
Neeser German (Swiss)
Derived from the given name Agnes.
Neeson Irish, Dutch, German
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois ‘son of Naois’, usually Anglicized as Mcneese. Can also be an altered form of Dutch or German Niesen... [more]
Neeve English, Scottish
An English surname, of Norman origin, meaning the nephew. One who was in care of their uncle. A surname first recorded in Perthshire.
Neeves English
Variant of Neeve
Neff German, German (Swiss)
From Middle High German neve 'nephew', hence probably a distinguishing name for a close relation or familiar of a prominent personage.
Neggo Estonian
Neggo is an Estonian surname, possibly a corruption of "nõgu", meaning "dell".
Negishi Japanese
From Japanese 根 (ne) meaning "root, source, foundation" and 岸 (kishi) meaning "beach, shore, bank".
Negley German (Swiss)
Altered spelling of Swiss German Nägele, Naegeli, or Nägeli, variants of Nagel.
Negm Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from the given name Najm.
Negre Catalan
Nickname or ethnic name from negre "black" (Latin niger), denoting someone with dark hair or a dark complexion.
Negro Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
Nickname or ethnic name from negro "black" (Latin niger), denoting someone with dark hair or a dark complexion.
Negro Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
From a medieval continuation of the Latin personal name Niger.
Negro Italian, Spanish, Galician, Portuguese, Jewish
Nickname or ethnic name from negro "black" (continuation of Latin niger), denoting someone with dark hair, dark eyes, a dark complexion, someone who wore dark clothes, someone who worked a job in the night, or was otherwise associated with the night.
Negron Spanish, Italian
This surname is a most likely variant of the word and name Negro.
Negru Romanian
Nickname or ethnic name from negru "black" (Latin niger), denoting someone with dark hair or a dark complexion.
Negueruela Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous La Riojan ghost town.
Neher German
An occupational name for a tailor from a deritive of Middle Low German, 'nehen' which means 'to sew' or 'to embroider'
Neho Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "raised foundation".
Nehru Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit नहर (nahar, nehar) meaning "canal". This name was borne by Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964), the first Prime Minister of India. His earliest recorded ancestor Raj Kaul adopted the name when, upon moving from Kashmir to Delhi, he was granted a jagir (feudal land grant) with a house situated on the banks of a canal... [more]
Nei Estonian
Nei is an Estonian surname possiby derived from "neid", meaning "girl" or "maiden".
Neidhardt German
From the Germanic given name Nithart, which is derived from Germanic nit meaning "ambition, hatred" and hard meaning "hardy, brave, strong".
Neidhart German, German (Swiss)
German and Swiss German variant of Neidhardt.
Neighbor English
From the Middle English word neighbor, derived from neghebour, which in turn comes from the Old English words neah, meaning "near", and gebur, meaning "a dweller". This may have been used as a nickname for someone who was a 'good neighbor', more likely it evolved from the term of address for someone living nearby.
Neill Irish, Scottish
Reduced form of Irish Gaelic Ó Néill or Scottish Gaelic Mac Néill ‘descendant (or son) of Niall’, a personal name of Irish origin, thought to mean ‘champion’. The personal name was adopted by Norsemen in the form Njáll and was brought to England both directly from Ireland by Scandinavian settlers and indirectly (via France) by the Normans... [more]
Neilson English
Means "son of Neil". Often an English respelling of the surnames Nielsen or Nilsen.
Nein German
Unexplained. Perhaps from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with an element cognate with Old High German niuwi meaning "new".
Neinstein German, Jewish
Means “nine stones” in German
Neisingh South Slavic, Ukrainian, Russian, Dutch
The surname Neisingh is of Dutch and Slavic origin, It's derived from the English last name Nelson 1 meaning son of Neal.
Neizvestny Russian
Derived from Russian неизвестный (neizvestny) meaning "unknown" or "stranger".
Nejad Persian
Means "lineage, race" in Persian (an archaic word), typically used as a suffix for compound surnames.
Neji Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 子師, combining 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of Chinese zodiac)" with 師 (shi, su, nara.u, moromoro) meaning "army, exemplar, expert, master, model, teacher, war."
Nejjar Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic نجار (see Najjar) chiefly used in Morocco.
Nekrasova f Russian, Belarusian
Feminine form of Nekrasov.
Neks Estonian
Neks is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "nekrut" meaning "recruit" and "conscript".
Nelke Estonian
Nelke is an Estonian surname meaning "pink", "dianthus" and "carnation".
Nelms English (American)
Topographic name for someone who lived near or amid a grove of elm trees, from misdivision of Middle English atten elmes ‘at the elms’
Nelsen Danish
Means "son of Nels".
Nelsson Swedish (Rare)
Means "son of Nels".
Nelvin English (American)
Female named after her uncle who surname was Melvin. Born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1931.
Nemanič Slovene (Modern, Archaic)
Derived from the Serbian surname Nemanja, as related to the Medieval Nemanjič Dynasty, just as the given name Nemanja is.
Nemati Persian
From the given name Nemat.
Nemətov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Nemət".