All Submitted Surnames

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Nakasaki Japanese
Naka means "middle" and saki means "cape, peninsula, promontory".
Nakasato Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 里 (sato) meaning "village".
Nakasato Japanese
From Japanese 仲 (naka) meaning "relationship" and 里 (sato) meaning "village".
Nakase Japanese
Naka means "middle" and se means "ripple, current".
Nakasone Japanese
Combination of the kanji 中 (naka, "middle"), 曽 (so, of uncertain meaning) and 根 (ne, "root"). A famous bearer of this surname was Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone (中曽根 康弘; 1918–2019).
Nakata Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Nakatani Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 谷 (tani) meaning "valley".
Nakatsuka Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 塚 (tsuka) meaning "hillock, mound".
Nakatsutsumi Japanese
Naka means "middle" and tsutsumi means "enbankment, river, bank, dike".
Nakauchi Japanese
From the Japanese 中 (naka) "middle," "in" or 仲 (naka) "relationship," "relation" and 内 (uchi or nai) "inside."
Nakaura Japanese
Naka means "Middle" and Ura means "Gulf, Bay, Inlet, Beach, Seacoast, Creek."
Nakawa Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 奈河 (see Naka).
Nakaya Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley".
Nakaya Japanese
From Japanese 仲 (naka) meaning "relation, relationship" and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley".
Nakayama Japanese
From the Japanese 中 (naka) "middle," "in" or 仲 (naka) "relationship," "relation" and 山 (yama) "mountain."
Nakayama Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Nakayoshi Japanese
Naka means "middle" and yoshi means "good luck".
Nakazato Japanese
From 中 (naka) meaning "center, middle" and 里 (sato) meaning "village."
Nakazawa Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Nalbandian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Nalbandyan.
Nalbandyan Armenian
Means "son of the farrier" from dialectal Armenian նալբանդ (nalband) meaning "farrier" (of Persian origin).
Nalbant Turkish
Means "farrier" in Turkish.
Nalci Turkish
Occupational surname denoting a horse-shoe maker, from the Turkish word nal meaning "horse-shoe" and the particle -cı a suffix appended to words to create a noun denoting a profession or occupation.
Nally Irish
Variant of MacNally
Nam Korean
From Sino-Korean 南 (nam) meaning "south".
Namatame Japanese
From Japanese 生 (nama) meaning "raw, fresh, natural", 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 目 (me) meaning "look, appearance".
Namazov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Namaz".
Namazova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Namazov.
Namazu Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 鯰 (Namazu) meaning "Namazu", a former large village in the former district of Aida in the former Japanese province of Mimasaka in parts of present-day Okayama, Japan.
Namazu Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 鯰 (Namazu) meaning "Namazu", a division in the town of Kashima in the district of Kamimashiki in the prefecture of Kumamoto in Japan.
Namba Japanese
From 難 (nan, nam) meaning "difficulties, flame, shortage, poorly" and 波 (ba, nami) meaning "wave, surf".
Namdar Persian
Means "famous, celebrated" in Persian.
Namdari Persian
Derived from Persian نامدار (namdar) meaning "famous, celebrated".
Namikawa Japanese
From Japanese 波 (nami) meaning "wave" and 川 (kawa) or 河 (kawa) both meaning "river, stream".
Namiki Japanese
Nami means "wave" and ki means "tree, wood".
Namiki Japanese
From Japanese 並 (nami) meaning "row, line" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Namisato Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 波里 (see Hari).
Namiyama Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 波 (nami) meaning "wave" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Namkoong Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 남궁 (see Namgung).
Namur Arabic, Maltese
Derived from Arabic نمر, نامور (namur) meaning "tiger". It is typical of Malta.
Namwong Thai
From Thai นาม (nam) meaning "name, title" and วงศ์ or วงษ์ (wong) meaning "lineage, family, dynasty".
Nan Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Nan Korean (Rare)
From Sino-Korean 欒 (nan/ran) meaning "orchid".
Nanaho Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 七宝 or 七寳 (see Nanahō).
Nanahō Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of 七宝 (see Shippō) and can be also spelled 七寳.
Nanahoh Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 七宝 or 七寳 (see Nanahō).
Nanahoshi Japanese
Nana means "seven" and hoshi means "stars".
Nanahou Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 七宝 or 七寳 (see Nanahō).
Nanami Japanese
From Japanese 七海 (nanami) meaning "seven seas".
Nanashima Japanese (Rare)
Japanese surname meaning "seven island".
Nanatsuki Japanese
七 (Nana) means "Seven" and 月 (Tsuki) means "Moon, Month".
Nancarrow Cornish
Means "person from Nancarrow", Cornwall (either "valley frequented by deer" or "rough valley"). It was borne by US composer Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997).
Nance Cornish
Medieval Cornish surname. Derived from the Celtic word 'nans', meaning valley. Often linked with the Breton surname 'de Nant', which also means valley.
Nanda Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi
From the given name Nanda.
Nandasena Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit नन्द (nanda) meaning "joy, delight" and सेना (sena) meaning "army".
Nandasiri Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit नन्द (nanda) meaning "joy, delight" and श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty".
Nandedkar Marathi
Means "one from Nanded" in Marathi. Nanded is a city in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Ñáñez Spanish
Patronymic from an unidentified personal name, perhaps it's a cognate of Ibáñez.
Nangka Indonesian
Means "jackfruit" in Indonesian.
Nani Japanese (Rare)
Means "what" in Japanese.
Nanjiani Pakistani
A notable bearer is comedian, actor, and screenwriter Kumail Nanjiani (b. 1978).
Nanjo Japanese
From 南 (nan, minami) meaning "south" and 城 (jo, shiro) meaning "castle". Other kanji are possible.
Nanjou Japanese
From Japanese 南 (nan) meaning "south" combined with 條 (jou) meaning "article", 条 (jou) with the same meaning as the previous, or 場 (jou) meaning "location".
Nankervis Cornish, English (Australian)
From the name of a place in St Enoder parish in Cornwall, derived from Cornish nans "valley" and an uncertain second element, possibly *cerwys, an unattested plural of carow "stag".... [more]
Nanomae Japanese
"Before one."
Nansen Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Patronymic name derived from an unknown given name.
Nanthavong Lao
From Lao ນັນທະ (nantha) meaning "pleasure, delight" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Nantz German
From a pet form of a Germanic compound name formed with Nant- (for example, Nantwig, Nantger); its meaning is reflected in Middle High German nenden 'to dare'.
Napello Italian
a nickname taken from the plantname Aconitum napellus, possibly for someone with a 'venerous' character (because the plant is venerous)
Napier Scottish, English
Scottish occupational name for a producer or seller of table linen or for a naperer, the servant in charge of the linen in use in a great house from the Middle English, Old French nap(p)ier, an agent derivative of Old French nappe ‘table cloth’ (Latin mappa)... [more]
Napierala Polish
Nickname for an insistent person, from a derivative of napierac ‘advance’, ‘press’, ‘urge’.
Napierkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Napierki in Olsztyn voivodeship.
Nápoles Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish (Caribbean)
Spanish and Portuguese cognate of Napoli; habitational name from the Italian city of Naples, which is called Nápoles in Spanish and Portuguese.
Napolitano Italian
Originally indicated a person from Napoli (Naples) in Italy.
Napora Polish
Nickname for an interfering person, Polish napora, derivative of napierać meaning ‘to insist on somebody doing something’.
Napper English
1 English: occupational name for a naperer, the servant in charge of the linen in use in a great house, Middle English, Old French nap(p)ier. Compare Scottish Napier .... [more]
Napso Circassian (Russified)
Means "whole-eyed", derived from Adyghe нэ (nă) meaning "eye" and псэу (psăw) "health, alive" or "whole, all, complete".
Naptsok Circassian
Circassian name derived from Adyghe напцэ (nāpcă) meaning “eyelash, eyebrow”.
Naputi Chamorro
Chamorro name for "giving" (na') "pain" (puti).
Naqvi Urdu
Derived from Arabic نقي (naqi) meaning "pure, clean". This is the name of a Shi'ite clan found primarily in Iran, Iraq and South Asia, named after 9th-century imam Ali al-Hadi (also known as al-Naqi).
Nara Japanese
This surname is used as 楢, 奈良 or 那良 with 楢 (shuu, yuu, nara) meaning "oak", 奈 (dai, na, nai, ikan, karanashi) meaning "Nara, what?", 那 (na, da, nani, nanzo, ikan) meaning "what?" and 良 (ryou, i.i, -i.i, yo.i, -yo.i, ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled."... [more]
Narak Thai
Means "cute, lovely, pretty" in Thai.
Naramor English, Welsh
Naramor, also Narramore or Naramore, is a corruption of Northmore, and has Welsh/English background. "More North"
Naranjo Spanish
Topographic name for someone who lived by an orange grove, from Spanish naranjo ‘orange tree’ (from naranja ‘orange’, Arabic nāránjya), or a habitational name from a place named Naranjo in A Coruña and Códoba provinces... [more]
Narayan Indian, Nepali, Fijian, Hindi
From the given name Narayan.
Narayanan Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name Narayanan. A famous bearer was Kocheril Raman Narayanan (1921–2005), the 10th President of India.
Narch English
Variant of Narchi.
Narciso Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Narciso.
Narcisse French
From the given name Narcisse.
Nard French
From Nard a short form of Bernard. French cognitive of Nardi.
Narendra Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati
From the given name Narendra.
Narewski Polish
Possibly derived from the name of the river Narew. Surname associated with the Wieniawa coat of arms which dates back as early as the XIV century.
Narimani Persian
From the given name Nariman.
Nariño Galician
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the parish of Niveiro, Val do Dubra.
Narisaki Japanese
Narisaki is a japanese surname that denotes to noblewomen whom were exceptional and unique, as well as embodying the quality of novelty. It is believed to be a lost surname from an ancient Japanese reigning dynasty that was rediscovered and is now used by a sorority founded by Yuumi and Jovani.
Narisawa Japanese
From the Japanese 成 (nari) "turn into," "become" and 澤 or 沢 (sawa or zawa) "swamp."
Narita Japanese
From 成 (nari) meaning "become", and 田 (ta) meaning "rice paddy".
Narita Japanese
From Japanese 成 (nari) meaning "become" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Nariyama Japanese
Nari means "thunder" and yama means "mountain, hill".
Narr German
Nickname for a foolish or silly person, from Middle High German narr ‘fool’, ‘jester’.
Narramore English
Earliest progenitor is Reginald Bynorthemore, living 1318 inbetween Bovey Tracy and Moretonhampstead, in Dartmoor, Devonshire, England. By the 16th century, the surname was being used interchangeably as Narramore/Northmore within the same generation, as in the case of Walter Narramore/Northmore... [more]
Naru Japanese
The meaning of the name Naru is ''become''
Narukami Japanese
From Japanese 鳴 (naru) meaning "cry" and 上 (kami) meaning "above".
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 mountain 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.