All Submitted Surnames

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Vizinho Portuguese
Portuguese form of Voisin.
Vlachos Greek
Means "Vlach" in Greek.
Vlad Romanian
Derived from the given name Vlad.
Vladi Czech
Czech, Slovak, and Romanian: from a short form of the personal name Vladislav, an old Slavic name composed of the elements volod ‘rule’ + slav ‘glory’, Latinized as Ladislaus and found in Hungarian as László ( see Laszlo ).
Vladić Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Vlad''.
Vladimirsky Russian (Rare)
The habitational surname from Vladimir oblast in western Russia.
Vladu Romanian
Derived from given name Vlad.
Vlainić Croatian, Bosnian
Variant of Vlajnić or Vlajinić
Vlasov Russian
Means "son of Vlasii".
Vlk Czech, Slovak
Means "wolf" in Czech and Slovak.
Vo Vietnamese
Simplified variant of .
Voborník Czech, Slovak
Příjmení Voborník vzniklo dle svého bydliště, tedy z obory. Oborníky mívali naši předkové, byli to správcové nebo strážcové obor, lesní a hajní v oborách (slovo toto žije v příjmení Oborník, Voborník)... [more]
Voelker German
My maiden name Surname.
Vogelsang German
Means "bird song" in German. From the German words vogel (bird) and sang (song).
Vogl German (Austrian)
Southern German variant of Vogel.
Vogler German
Occupational name for a birdcatcher.
Võigemast Estonian
Võigemast is an Estonian surname meaning "ghastly/horrid structure".
Voinea Romanian
From the given name Voinea.
Voisin French, English
English (of Norman origin) and French: from Old French voisin ‘neighbor’ (Anglo-Norman French veisin) . The application is uncertain; it may either be a nickname for a ‘good neighbor’, or for someone who used this word as a frequent term of address, or it might be a topographic name for someone who lived on a neighboring property... [more]
Voit English
A famous bearer of This surname is Angelina Jolie 's father and actor John Voit.
Vojcatvechky Czech
From the Czech word dvojèata meaning twins.
Vojtek Slovak
Derived from the given name Vojtech.
Vokk Estonian
Vokk is an Estonian surname meaning "spinning reel/wheel".
Vokksepp Estonian
Vokksepp is an Estonian surname meaning "(spinning) wheel smith".
Voky English
Variant of Vokey.
Volanschi Romanian
Romanian form of Wolanski.
Voldemaras Lithuanian
From the given name Voldemaras.
Volevakha Russian
Derived from dialectal Russian волеваха (volevakha) meaning "wilful, stubborn person".
Volkmuth German
Volk: People... [more]
Volkonsky Russian
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the Volkona river south of Moscow. This was the name of a Russian family of nobility.
Volkova Russian
Feminine form of Volkov
Volkovsky Russian
Habitational name for someone who lives in a multiplicity named Volikovski. Derived from волк (volk) meaning "wolf" in Russian.
Volksmärchen German
A German surname meaning "folk tale".
Vollbrecht German
From a German personal name composed of the elements folk ‘people’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. In the U.S. this name is often Americanized as Fulbright and Fullbright.
Volpe Italian
Italian cognate of Fox.
Võlumägi Estonian
Võlumägi is an Estonian surname meaning "magic mountain".
Vonai Shona
It is a form of the Shona name Onai.
Von Allmen German (Swiss)
Means "of Allmen."
Von Arx German (Swiss)
Means "from Arx."
Von Bock Popular Culture (?)
Used by Hetalia character Eduard Von Bock AKA Estonia
Vong Chinese (Russified)
Alternate transcription of Khuan or Van (based on the Cantonese romanization of the names).
Vong Hmong
Hmong form of Wong 1 or Wang 1.
Vongai Shona
Vongai means "be thankful, or appreciative".
Vongphachanh Lao
From Lao ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family" and ພະຈັນ (phachanh) meaning "moon".
Vongphakdy Lao
From Lao ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family" and ພັກດີ (phakdy) meaning "loyalty, devotion".
Vongsay Lao
Alternate transcription of Vongxay.
Vongxay Lao
From Lao ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family" and ໄຊ (xay) meaning "victory".
Von Hammersmark Popular Culture, German (?)
Means "from Hammersmark" in German. Bridget von Hammersmark is a fictional character in Quentin Tarantino's film 'Inglourious Basterds' from 2009.
Von Neumann Hungarian (?)
From neu(new) and -mann. (new man)... [more]
von Stauffenberg German
From the name of the former castle Burg Stauffenberg in Swabia, southwestern Germany.
Von Sydow Swedish, German
von Sydow is a German and Swedish noble family from Pomerania, an area in modern day Poland and Germany. Some members of the family immigrated to Sweden in 1724. The name literary means "from Sydow"... [more]
Vöö Estonian
Vöö is an Estonian surname meaning "belt".
Võõbus Estonian
Võõbus is an Estonian surname, possibly a corruption of "võõp" meaning to "daub" or "paint".
Voog Estonian
Voog is an Estonian surname meaning "stream", "flow", "billow" and "flood".
Voogd Dutch
Name for a bailiff, farm manager, or other personal with supervisory authority, Middle High German voget, Late Latin vocatus, from Latin advocatus, past participle of advocare ‘to call up (to help)’... [more]
Vooglaid Estonian
Vooglaid is an Estonian surname meaning "billowing islet".
Vool Estonian
Vool is an Estonian surname meaning "current", "flow" and "stream".
Voolaid Estonian
Voolaid is an Estonian surname derived from "vool ("current/flow") and "laid" ("islet").
Voong Vietnamese
Alternate spelling of the name Vương, which is derived from the name Wang.
Voor Estonian
Voor is an Estonian surname meaning "drumlin".
Voorand Estonian
Voorand is an Estonia surname derived from "voor" meaning "drumlin" and "rand" meaning "beach/seashore".
Vooremaa Estonian
Vooremaa is an Estonian surname meaning "drumlin/moraine land".
Voorhees Dutch
Habitational name from a place in Drenthe called Voorhees.
Vorac German
German: variant of Vorndran.
Võrk Estonian
Võrk is an Estonian surname meaning "net" or "web".
Võrno Estonian
Võrno is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the prefix "võõr-", meaning "foreign".
Vorobey Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname taken from the word воробе́й (vorobey) meaning "sparrow".
Vorona Russian
A name derived by the Russian word for "crow."
Voronkov Russian
Derived from the Russian word voron, meaning "raven". Possibly refers to a dark haired, or harsh voiced individual.
Voronkova Russian
Feminine form of Voronkov.
Voronov Russian
Patronymic derived from Russian ворон (voron) meaning "raven".
Voronova Russian
Feminine form of Voronov.
Võru Estonian
Võru is an Estonian surname meaning "circle" and "ring". "Võru" is also the name a county in southeastern Estonia ("Võru maakond", or more traditionally, "Võrumaa") and the name of the capital town and municipality of Võru County.
Vos Dutch
From the word vos meaning "fox", it may have been a nickname for someone with fox-like characteristics.
Võsa Estonian
Võsa is an Estonian surname meaning "brush/thicket".
Vosberg Dutch, German
Topographic name for someone who lived by a hill frequented by foxes, from Middle Low German vos "fox" and berg "hill", "mountain".
Voschikov Russian
Russian occupational translation of Carter
Vossler German
Possibly related to Voss.
Võsu Estonian
Võsu is an Estonian surname meaning "sapling".
Võti Estonian
Võti is an Estonian surname meaning "key" and "cypher".
Vought German
The surname Vought originates in the Latin form "vocatus" or "advocatus," and referred to someone who appeared in court on another's behalf. As a surname, Vought is an occupational hereditary surname for a "bailiff" or "overseer of a nobleman's estate".
Voulgaropoulos Greek
Means "descendant of a Bulgarian" in Greek.
Vouvali Greek
From Greek βούβαλις (vouvalis) meaning "antelope" or βούβαλος (vouvalos) "buffalo".
Vovin Belarusian, Russian
Derived from a diminutive form Vova either of the Belarusian given name Uladzimir or of the Russian given name Vladimir.
Vovk Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
Vox English
Variant of Fox
Voytek Polish, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian
Americanized spelling of the given names VOJTEK, Vojtech, Wojtek, all pet forms of the Polish given name Wojciech, or other Slavic cognates.
Voznesensky Russian
Common surname, could be location-related?
Vrabac Croatian
Means ''sparrow''.
Vrabec Croatian, Czech
Means "sparrow".
Vrána Czech
Means "crow".
Vrana Croatian
Means ''crow''.
Vrátil Czech
Derived from the past participle of the verb vrátit "to return". The name was perhaps used to denote a person who came back to his home following a long absence.
Vrba Czech
Derived from the word "willow".
Vrban Croatian
Derived from vrba meaning ''willow''.
Vrbančić Croatian
Derived from vrba meaning ''willow''.
Vrbanić Croatian
Derived from vrba meaning ''willow''.
Vreeland Dutch
Habitational name for a person from a place bearing the same name in the province of Utrecht, which is itself derived from the Middle Dutch word vrede, meaning "legal protection against armed violence".
Vreeswijk Dutch
Possibly a habitational name from a former village and municipality in the province Utrecht, Netherlands. A notable bearer was Dutch-Swedish singer-songwriter and poet Cornelis Vreeswijk (1937-1987).
Vrhovac Serbian, Croatian
From vrh meaning ''top, peak, summit''. Also a common place name.Bpхoвaц
Vrhovnik Slovene
From vrh meaning ''top, peak, summit''.
Vrieze Dutch
Ethnic name for a Frisian.
Vrioni Albanian
From the place name Vrion.
Vtorak Ukrainian, Russian
Derived either from Russian второй (vtoroy) meaning "second, other" or directly from dialectal Ukrainian вторак (vtorak) meaning "secondborn".
Vu Vietnamese
Unaccented form of .
Vučević Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vučić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vučinović Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the given name Vuk, which also means "wolf".
Vučković Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vuitton French
Derived from the Old High German word "witu" and the Old English pre 7th century "widu" or "wudu", meaning a wood, and therefore occupational for one living by such a place.
Vujačić Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vujanić Serbian
Means "son of Vujan".
Vujčić Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vujić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vujičić Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vujisić Serbian, Montenegrin
Derived from vuk (вук), meaning "wolf".
Vůjtek Czech
All I know is that it's Czech. Anyone with more information, please edit.
Vuk Croatian, Serbian
Derived from vuk meaning ''wolf''.
Vukadinović Serbian
Derived from the given name Vukadin.
Vukan Serbian
Derived from vuk meaning ''wolf''.
Vukašin Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vukašin.
Vukčević Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vukelić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vukić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vukićević Serbian
Means "son of Vuk".
Vukman Croatian
Derived from vuk meaning ''wolf''.
Vukmanović Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of Vukman".
Vukov Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vuksan Croatian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vuksanović Serbian
Derived from the given name Vuk.
Vulpe Romanian
Means "fox" in Romanian.
Vương Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Wang 1, from Sino-Vietnamese 王 (vương).
Vurma Estonian
Vurma is an Estonian surname, possibly a corruption of "vurama" meaning to "rattle", "roll", and "whir".
Vytebskyi Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vitebsky.
Vyvyan English
From the name Vyvyan.
Waage Norwegian
Variant of Våge.
Waara Finnish
Ornamental, from (vaara) meaning, “range of hills.”
Wachter German, Dutch
Occupational name for a watchman, from Middle High German wachtære, wehtære, Middle Dutch wacht(e)re. (cf. Waite).
Wachtmann German
Occupational name for a watchman.
Wacker German
From a nickname for a bold or energetic person, from Middle High German wacker meaning ‘fresh’, ‘lively’, ‘brave’, or ‘valiant’.
Wackerman English (American), German
From the Americanized spelling of German Wackermann, a variant of Wacker, with the addition of Middle High German man, meaning ‘man’.
Wacławski Polish
Name for someone from a place named Wacławice or Wacławów, both derived from the given name Wacław.
Waddington English
Habitational name from any of various places called Waddington. One near Clitheroe in Lancashire and another in Lincolnshire (Wadintune in Domesday Book) were originally named in Old English as the "settlement" (Old English tūn) associated with Wada.
Wadhwa Indian (Sikh)
Sikh name based on the name of an Arora clan.
Wadia Indian (Parsi)
Parsi surname possibly derived from Wadia, the name of a village in Gujarat.
Wadley English
From a place in England named with Old English wad "woad" or the given name Wada combined with Old English leah "woodland clearing".
Wadlow English
Habitational name from a lost place, Wadlow in Toddington.
Wadsworth English
Location name from Yorkshire meaning "Wæddi's enclosure or settlement" with Wæddi being an old English personal name of unknown meaning plus the location element -worth. Notable bearer is Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) for whom the middle name was his mother's maiden name.
Wadzanai Shona
Wadzanai means "Have fellowship, visit each other, be on good terms". The name may be given as a call to family to come together in fellowship, visiting and being on good terms
Wagahara Japanese
Waga possibly from Waka meaning "Young" + Hara ("Plain").
Wagamese Ojibwe
Comes from an Ojibway phrase meaning ‘man walking by the crooked water.’
Wagenmann German
Occupational name from Middle High German wagenman ‘hauler’, ‘wagoner’.
Waggoner German
German name; variant of Wagner
Waghdhare Indian
A Marathi surname meaning "Tiger Catcher"
Wagle Norwegian
A habitational name derived from farmsteads in Rogaland named Vagle, from the Old Norse vagl meaning a '‘perch’' or '‘roost'’, referring to a high ridge between two lakes.
Wagmann German
Possibly derived from Swabian Wegman, meaning "herb".
Wahab Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From the given name Wahab.
Waheed Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Wahid.
Wahid Arabic
From the given name Wahid
Wahl German, Jewish
From Middle High German Walhe, Walch "foreigner from a Romance country", hence a nickname for someone from Italy or France, etc. This surname is also established in Sweden.
Wahlberg German, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Composed of German wal "field, meadow" or Swedish vall "grassy bank" and berg "mountain, hill".
Wainwright English
Occupational name for a maker or repairer of wagons.
Wait English
Variant spelling of Waite.
Wäite Luxembourgish (Germanized, Rare)
The name originates from Luxembourg and the surrounding Germanic regions most notably the Rhenish Palatinate from around the 1800s. The word wäite is Luxembourgish for wide and also broad, the word wäit which is an alternative spelling of the Surname Wäite is Luxembourgish for far or distant.... [more]
Waite English
Occupational name for a watchman, Anglo-Norman French waite (cf. Wachter).
Waits English
Patronymic form of Waite.
Waitt English
Variant spelling of Waite.
Wajoli African
Swahili Word mjoli. Swahili Plural wajoli. English Word fellow servant.
Wajsbort Jewish
Yiddish meaning "White beard"
Wakabayashi Japanese
From Japanese 若 (waka) meaning "young" and 林 (hayashi) meaning "forest".
Wakaki Japanese
若 (Waka) means "Young" and 木 (Ki) means "Tree". Tamiki Wakaki is a manga illustrator and author, one notable series is, "Kaminomi".
Wakamatsu Japanese
From Japanese 若 (waka) meaning "young" and 松 (matsu) meaning "pine tree, fir tree".
Wakamoto Japanese
From Japanese 若 meaning "young" and 本 meaning "base, root, origin".
Wakata Japanese
From the Japanese 若 (waka) "young" and 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy" or 多 (ta or da) "many."
Wakatsuchi Japanese
From the Japanese 若 (waka) "young" and 土 (tsuchi) "earth," "soil."
Wakatsuki Japanese
Combination of the kanji 若 (waka, "young") and 槻 (tsuki, "Zelkova tree"). A famous bearer of this surname was Japanese Prime Minister Wakatsuki Reijirō (若槻 禮次郎; 1866–1949).
Wake English, Scottish
From the Old Norse byname Vakr meaning "wakeful", "vigilant" (from vaka meaning "to remain awake"), or perhaps from a cognate Old English Waca (attested in place names such as Wakeford, Wakeham, and Wakeley).
Wakeham English, Cornish
A locational surname for someone who lived in one of three places called Wakeham in various parts of England, including Cornwall and/or Devon.
Wakeley English
Habitational name from Wakeley in Hertfordshire, named from the Old English byname Waca, meaning ‘watchful’ (see Wake) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.
Wakelin English
From the Anglo-Norman male personal name Walquelin, literally "little Walho", a Germanic nickname meaning literally "foreigner".
Wakely English
Damp meadow
Wakim Muslim
Probably a variant of Hakim.
Wakisaka Japanese
Wakisaka/脇阪 = "Ribs Hillside" 脇 = Ribs/Armpits, 阪 = Hillside.
Wakuni Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 和国 with 和 (o, ka, wa, nago.mu, nago.yaka, yawa.ragu, yawa.rageru) meaning "harmony, Japan, Japanese style, peace, soften" and 国 (koku, kuni) meaning "country."... [more]
Wakuri Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 和久利, 和久理, 和久里 or 和栗 with 和 (o, ka, wa, nago.mu, nago.yaka, yawa.ragu, yawa.rageru) meaning "harmony, Japan, Japanese style, peace, soften", 久 (kyuu, ku, hisa.shii) meaning "long time, old story", 利 (ri, ki.ku) meaning "advantage, benefit, profit", 理 (ri, kotowari) meaning "arrangement, justice, logic, reason, truth", 里 (ri, sato) meaning "league, parent's home, ri (unit of distance - equal to 3.927 km), village" and 栗 (ritsu, ri, kuri, ononoku) meaning "chestnut."... [more]
Walbridge English
English (Dorset): habitational name, probably from Wool Bridge in East Stoke, Dorset.
Walbrzychiak Polish
Means a person who is from the city of Walbrzych in Poland.
Walch Irish
Variant of Walsh.
Walch German
From the personal name Walcho.
Wald German, English
Topographic name for someone who lived in or near a forest (Old High German wald, northern Middle English wald).