All Submitted Surnames

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Vilhjálmsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Vilhjálmur". Its masculine counterpart is Vilhjálmsson.
Viljamaa Estonian
Viljamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "fruit-bearing land".
Viljapuu Estonian
Viljapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "fruit-bearing tree".
Viljarand Estonian
Viljarand is an Estonian surname meanig "grain/harvest shore".
Viljasoo Estonian
Viljasoo is an Estonian surname meaning "grain/harvest swamp".
Viljaste Estonian
Viljaste is an Estonian surname derived from "vilja" meaning "grain", "harvest" and "fruit bearing".
Viljevac Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Viljevo, Croatia.
Vilkas Lithuanian
Means "wolf" in Lithuanian.
Vilkin Belarusian, Russian
Derived from Russian вилка (vilka) meaning "fork, pitchfork".
Vill Estonian
Vill is an Estonian surname meaning "wool".
Villadsen Danish
Villadsen means "son of Villads".
Villaflor Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality of Villaflor in Castile-León, Spain.
Villafuerte Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality of Villafuerte de Esgueva in the province of Valladolid, Castile and León, Spain.
Villagonzalo Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational for a person from the municipality of Villagonzalo in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain.
Villagran Spanish
From a lost village called Villa Grande, meaning 'large farmstead or settlement'.
Villahermosa Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational name for any of the places in Spain with this name, such as Villahermosa del Campo, Villahermosa, and Villahermosa del Río.
Villalba Spanish
Habitual surname for someone from any of the various Spanish locations named Villalba. The name is derived from Spanish villa meaning "farmstead, settlement" and albo meaning "white".
Villalpando Spanish
It first came from a Spanish village town.
Villamayor Spanish
Habitational name for any of the numerous places in Spain with this name.
Villamil Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the parish of Serantes in the municipality of Tapia.
Villamor Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality oF Villamor de los Escuderos in Castile-León, Spain.
Villaquirán Castilian
It indicates familial origin within either of 2 municipalities: Villaquirán de los Infantes or Villaquirán de la Puebla.
Villard Galician, Portuguese
A Galician and Portuguese surname in the north of Iberian Peninsula. It's a last name belonging to ancient Celtic tribes.
Villard German
Altered form of German Hilgard, from the female personal name Hildegard, composed of the Germanic elements hild "strife, battle" and gard "fortress, stronghold".
Villareal Spanish (Philippines), Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Variant of Villarreal primarily used in the Philippines and Columbia.
Villarin Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Galician Villariño.
Villarosa Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted a person who came from the town of Villarosa in the province of Enna, Sicily, Italy.
Villarreal Spanish
Habitational name from any of various places called Villarreal (or Villareal), derived from Spanish villa meaning "farm, town, settlement" and real meaning "royal".
Villasante Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Merindad de Montija.
Villasenor Spanish
Habitational name, apparently a Castilianized spelling of Galician Vilseñor, from any of three places in Lugo province named Vilaseñor.
Villasurda German
Villasurda is a Germanic name dating back to the time of the Vikings. It, roughly translated from a Norse word, means, "the one who is fat."
Villatoro Spanish
Presumably a name given to someone from Villatoro, Spain
Villavicencio Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality of Villavicencio de los Caballeros in Castile and León, Spain.
Villeda Spanish
Probably from french.
Villegas Spanish
Habitational name from the municipality of Villegas in Burgos province, Spain.
Villein French
"Used in medieval England and France. Villein is another term used for the serfs in the lowest classes of the feudal system."
Villerius Dutch
Villerius is a name of Dutch origin similar to the French DeVilliers
Villwock German
Of uncertain and much debated origin.... [more]
Vilpuu Estonian
Vilpuu is an Estonian surname derived from "vili" ("fruit") and "puu" ("tree").
Vilu Estonian
Vilu is an Estonian surname meaning "cool" and "chilly".
Vimbai Shona
Vimbai means "Have hope, trust". It is a call to have hope or to trust in
Vinagre Spanish, Portuguese
An occupational surname for someone who sells vinegar.
Vince English
From a short form of the personal name Vincent.
Vincek Croatian
Possibly derived from the Croatian nickname for Vincent.
Vincente English, Italian
English variant of Vincent, otherwise from the given name Vincente
Vincenzo Italian
From the given name Vincenzo
Vincetić Croatian
Derived from Vinko, Croatian form of Vincent.
Vinda Hindi
Taken from Mitravinda, one of the eight principal queen-consorts of the Hindu god Krishna.
Vindex Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "champion", "avenger", or "defender".... [more]
Viner English
Occupational name for a vine-grower.
Vinette English
Derived from French vignette "sprig".
Vingaard Danish
Means "vineyard" in Danish.
Vinh Vietnamese
A royal Vietnamese surname created by the Nguyen Dynasty.
Viniegra Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Riojan municipalities in the Comarca of Anguiano: Viniegra de Arriba or Viniegra de Abajo.
Vining English (British)
Habitational name for someone from a place called Fyning in Rogate in Sussex.
Vinson English
This surname means "son of Vincent."
Vint English, Scottish
Either an English habitational name from places so named, or a Scottish variant of Wint.
Vint Estonian
Vint is an Estonian surname meaning "finch".
Vinther Danish
Danish variant of Winter.
Violet English
Derived from the given name Violet
Violet English, French
Derived from the given name Violet (English) or a variant of Violette (French).
Violette French
Perhaps a topographic name from a diminutive of viol "path", itself a derivative of vie "way". It is more likely, however, that this name is from the secondary surname Laviolette "the violet (flower)", which was common among soldiers in French Canada.
Viotto Italian
The name is derived from the Latin word "vita", meaning "life"
Viray Occitan, French, Catalan
Southern French (Occitan) and Catalan variant of Occitan Verai and Veray, nickname from Occitan verai ‘honest’... [more]
Virgem Portuguese
Portuguese form of Virgo.
Virgen Spanish
Spanish form of Virgo.
Virgil Spanish (American)
From the given name Virgil.
Virile Italian
It comes fron the Italian adjective virile that means 'manly, masculine' ultimately from Latin vir
Virkkula Kven
from virkku meaning "spike" and the ending -la meaning "place".
Virolainen Finnish
From the Finnish word, meaning "an Estonian".
Virsik Czech
May mean "peach"
Virtue English
Used as a name for someone who had played the part of Virtue in a medieval mystery play, or as a nickname for someone noted for their virtuousness or (sarcastically) for someone who parades their supposed moral superiority.
Virtuoso English (American), Spanish, Italian
This Italian surname could possibly be connected to those whose ancestors were involved in playing a musical instrument or somehow connected to the musical instrument industry.
Viru Estonian
Viru is an Estonian surname derived from Virumaa, a former county in Estonian now comprised of Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru Counties.
Viscarrat Basque (Latinized, Modern)
It means back of the mounts or loin of the mountain.
Visconti Italian
From visconte, a title of rank (medieval Latin vicecomes "deputy of a count").
Vise English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a boundary, Old French devise.
Visitor English
Likely from someone who was a stranger in a place.
Visla Estonian
Visla is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "visa" meaning "tough" and "tenacious".
Vislapuu Estonian
Vislapuu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "visa" ("tough" and "tenacious") and "puu" ("tree" and "wood"); "tough tree".
Višneviškas Lithuanian
This indicates familial origin within the Belarusian agrotown of Víšneva, which was originally Lithuanian & under the name of ''Višnevas''.
Vitaliano Italian
From the given name Vitaliano
Vitebsky Belarusian
Refers to a region named "Vitebsk" in Belarus.
Vítek Czech
Vítek comes from Latin name Vitus.
Vitkauskas Lithuanian
Lithuanian variant of the surname Witkowski.
Vitkus Lithuanian
From a pet form of the personal name Výtautas (a compound of vyti ‘to guide’ + tauta ‘the people’).
Vītols Latvian
Meaning "willow".
Vitorino Portuguese
From the given name Vitorino
Vitsut Estonian
Vitsut is an Estonian surname derived from "vitsutama", meaning "whip", switch", or "hoop".
Vittorio Italian
From the given name Vittorio.
Vivanco Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the Castilian locality of Vivanco de Mena.
Vivar Spanish, History
From the village of Vivar, later renamed Vivar del Cid, nowadays part of Quintanilla Vivar located near Burgos, Castile and León, Spain.... [more]
Viveash English
English surname of uncertain origin. May be Anglo-Norman from French vivace meaning "lively, vigorous", however its pronunciation has led to its connection to various places in southern England called Five Ash Trees.
Vivenzio Italian
From the given name Vivenzio.
Vivian English, Various
Derived from the given name Vivian.
Viviano Italian
From the given name Viviano.
Vivier French
Derived from Latin vivarium, ultimately from Latin vivus "alive". This name is locational relating to living near a fish pond.
Vivis English (Rare)
Found in the 1891, 1901 & 1911 British census, other Ancestry.co.uk records & FreeBMD. Could derive from Vivas from Spanish Catalan
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.
Vojniković Bosnian, Croatian
Means "son of a soldier" in various Balkan languages.
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
Von Der Lehr German
"from the Lehr" Meadow or Clearing
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 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.
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".
Vorokhta Ukrainian
From Hutsul.
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.
Vorotyntsev Russian
Derived from place names Воротынск (Vorotynsk), Воротынцево (Vorotyntsevo) or Воротынец (Vorotynets).
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''.