All Submitted Surnames

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Tapon French
From the old French word tapon, meaning "cork". Hence this surname was first given to corks makers.
Täpp Estonian
Täpp is an Estonian surname meaning "fleck" or "speckle".
Tapp English, German
Derived from an Old English given name Tæppa, of uncertain origin and meaning. In German, it is a nickname for a clumsy person or a simpleton, derived from Middle Low German tappe meaning "oaf".
Tapper Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "brave". ... [more]
Taptiklis Greek
Greek name.... [more]
Tapu Estonian
Tapu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Tapa", a town in Lääne-Viru County.
Tarabay Arabic
History of this surname is unknown. A famous bearer with this last name is Nick E. Tarabay, a Lebanese-American actor.
Tarafdar Bengali
From a title which denoted a holder of a taraf (a type of administrative division formerly used in South Asia), itself derived from Arabic طرف (taraf) meaning "area, section, side" and the Persian suffix دار (dar) indicating ownership.
Tarafder Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali তরফদার (see Tarafdar).
Tarancón Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Tarand Estonian
Tarand is an Estonian surname meaning "balustrade".
Taranova Russian
Russian form of Terranova.
Taranto Italian
Habitational name from the southern Italian city and provincial capital of this name (from Latin Tarentum from Greek Taras). Variant of Tarantino and Di Taranto.
Taras Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
From the given name Taras.
Tarasenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Taras.
Tarasov Russian
Means "son of Taras".
Tarasova Russian
Feminine form of Tarasov.
Tarassaco Italian
Surname meaning “Dandelion” in Italian
Tarbell English
Tarbell is an alteration of the English placename Turville in Buckinghamshire in England.
Tarchaneiotes Greek
(1) Either from the village of Tarchaneion in Thrace, (2) from Mongol word targan, for "smith",(3) from the Khazar noble title tarkhan, ultimately of Sogdian/Saka origin.
Tarcza Polish, Hungarian
Means "shield" in Polish.
Tarek Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Tareq Bengali, Arabic
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Tareque Bengali
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Targuisti Moroccan
Habitational name from the Rifian town of Targuist.
Targuisti Moroccan
Habitational name from the town of Targuist.
Targuisti Moroccan
Moroccan (northern): habitational name for someone from the town of Targuist.
Targuisti Arabic (Maghrebi)
Moroccan (northern): habitational name for someone from the town of Targuist.
Tarielashvili Georgian
Means "son of Darius" in Georgian.
Tarik Arabic
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Tariq Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Tariq.
Tarique Bengali
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Taris Italian
Meaning unknown, probably from Sardinian.
Tark Estonian
Tark is an Estonian surname meaning "wise" or "sage".
Tarkhov Russian
Means "son of Tarkh". This is a Russian noble surname.
Tarkmeel Estonian
Tarkmeel is an Estonian surname meaning "wise minded".
Tarkpea Estonian
Tarkpea is an Estonian surname meaning "wiseacre" (literally, "clever head").
Tarkus Estonian
Tarkus is an Estonian surname meaning "cleverness".
Tarmo Estonian
Tarmo is an Estonian name; from the masculine given name "Tarmo".
Tärn Estonian
Tärn is an Estonian surname meaning "star".
Tărniceriu Romanian
From tărnicer meaning "saddler".
Tarnowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish city of Tarnów.
Tarnutzer Romansh
Derived from the place name Malanser Tarnutz.
Taron German
Standardized variant of Tarruhn.
Taron German (Rare)
The standardized variant of Tarruhn which has origins in the Neumark region of Brandenburg, Prussia dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries. The Taron family was one of many German families who left the Neumark region and moved eastward into present-day Poland and Ukraine... [more]
Tarro Estonian
Tarro is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "tare", meaning "hut".
Tarruhn German
Origins are found in Neumark, Brandenburg, Prussia.
Tarsney English (British)
Tarsney is a variant spelling of Tosne.
Tartaglia Italian
From Italian tartagliare "to stutter".
Tartakovsky Russian, Jewish
Name for someone originally from the town of Tartakiv (or Tartakov) in Ukraine, derived from Ukrainian тартак (tartak) meaning "sawmill".
Tartaro Spanish
Ethnic name or regional name for someone who was from Tatarstan or who had traded with Tatarstan.
Tartu Estonian
Tartu is an Estonian surname derived from the city of the same name in Tartu County.
Țăruș Romanian
From Romanian ţăruş meaning ''stake, picket''.
Tarver English
Sodhut dweller, from old English
Taş Turkish
Means "stone" in Turkish.
Tasaka Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 坂 or 阪 (saka) meaning "slope".
Tasaki Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Tasane Estonian
Tasane is an Estonian surname meaning "flat".
Taşçı Turkish
Means "stonemason, stonecutter" in Turkish.
Tashima Japanese
Ta means "field, rice patty" and shima means "island".
Tashiro Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 代 (shiro) meaning "price, cost".
Tasić Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Tasa".
Tasifa Amharic
Means “hope” in Amharic.
Taşkın Turkish
Means "flood" in Turkish.
Taşkıran Turkish
Means "stone breaker" from Turkish taş meaning "stone, rock" and kıran meaning "destroyer, breaker, pestilence".
Tass Estonian
Tass is an Estonian surname meaning "cup" and "dish".
Tassi Italian
Could be a patronymic form of the given name Tasso, indicate the bearer is from one of several municipalities called Tasso, or be a nickname from Italian tasso meaning "badger (animal)" or "yew".
Taştan Turkish
Means "stone" in Turkish.
Tătărescu Romanian
Means "son of a Tatar" in Romanian.
Tatarshao Abazin
Possibly from a nickname for a Tatar person.
Tatasciore American, Italian
The surname Tatasciore is more commonly found in Italy than any other country or territory.
Tate Japanese
Tate can mean "rise, stand".
Tateishi Japanese
Tate can mean "rise, stand" and ishi means "rock, stone".
Tatelman Russian, Yiddish
Man who tats or sew
Tatematsu Japanese
From Japanese 立 (tateru) meaning "stand, rise" and 松 (matsu) meaning "pine tree, fir tree".
Tateno Japanese
From Japanese 立 (tateru) meaning "stand, rise" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Tateo Italian (Italianized)
Italianized version of Tateossian
Tateoka Japanese
From Japanese 立 (tateru) meaning "stand, rise" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Tates English
This is a variant of rather Tate or Tate, both having the same origin.
Tatewaki Japanese
From the Japanese 舘 (tate) "mansion," "large building," "palace" and 脇 (waki) "side."
Tateyama Japanese
From Japanese 館 (tate) meaning "large building, mansion" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Tati Popular Culture, French, Russian
A well known diminutive of both Tatiana and Tatischeff.
Tatischeff French, Russian, English
Best known as the actual full surname of Jacques Tati.
Tatke German
Unknown source.
Tatlı Turkish
Means "sweet, pleasant, agreeable" in Turkish.
Tatlock English
Probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place in Lancashire or Cheshire, where the surname occurs most frequently.
Tatlonghari Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog Tatlong Hari literally meaning "three kings", referring to the biblical Magi or the Epiphany (the appearance of Jesus to the Magi).
Tatlow English (British, Rare)
I heard it was from a small village in England called Tallow.
Tatopoulos Greek
Surname of dancer and actress Zoï Tatopoulos, and of her father, Patrick Tatopoulos, production designer and director
Tatsuda Japanese
Means "dragon rice paddy" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 竜 (dragon) and 田 (rice paddy).
Tatsuki Japanese
Tatsu can mean "dragon" and ki means "tree, wood".
Tatsumi Japanese
This surname is used as the combinations shown above + others that aren't on this entry.... [more]
Tatsumura Japanese
Tatsu means "dragon" and mura could mean "town" or "hamlet, village".
Tatsuno Japanese
From Japanese 辰 (tatsu) meaning "dragon of the Chinese zodiac" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Tatsuoka Japanese
Tatsu means "Stand" or "Dragon, Imperial", and Oka means "Ridge, Hill."
Tatsushima Japanese
立 (Tachi) means "stand" and 島 (shima) means island.... [more]
Tatyanin Russian
Matronymic surname derived from the Russian given name Tatyana.
Taue Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper".
Taufer German (Rare, Archaic)
Taufer is a german surname. The meaning of Taufer is "to dip".... [more]
Tauler Catalan
From the Catalan word tauler meaning "board".
Taunton English
Habitational name from Taunton in Somerset, Taunton Farm in Coulsdon, Surrey, or Tanton in North Yorkshire. The Somerset place name was originally a combination of a Celtic river name (now the Tone, possibly meaning ‘roaring stream’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’... [more]
Taura Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 浦 (ura) meaning "bay, inlet".
Taurino Italian
From the given name Taurino
Tauro Italian
Taken from the words "bull" or "ox".
Tavakkoli Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian توکلی (see Tavakoli).
Tavakoli Persian
From the given name Tavakol.
Tavárez Spanish (Caribbean)
Spanish form of Tavares chiefly used in the Dominican Republic.
Tavitian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Davidyan.
Tavoularis Greek
Meaning 'secretary or literary assistant'
Tawanda Shona
Tawanda means "We have increased or multiplied". #It is a name acknowledging the birth of a child as an increase to the family".
Tawfik Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Tawfiq.
Tawney English, Norman
Habitational name from either of two places, Saint-Aubin-du-Thennay or Saint-Jean-du-Thennay, in Eure, Normandy, both so named from an uncertain first element (possibly a Gallo-Roman personal name or the Gaulish word tann ‘oak’, ‘holly’) + the locative suffix -acum.
Tay Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zheng.
Tayama Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Tayar Kurdish (Arabized, Rare)
Flying, pilot. This name originated from Arabic.
Tayeb Arabic
From the given name Tayeb.
Tayebi Persian
From the given name Tayeb.
Tayler English
Variant of Taylor.
Taylorson English
Means "son of Taylor".
Taynak Indian
The Surname needs a definition. The surname comes from India and is viewable from facebook profiles and google searches. Ganesh Taynak is a common name. The meaning is unknown so far.
Taysumov Chechen
Means "son of Taysum".
Tayyab Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Tayyab.
Tazawa Japanese
From the Japanese 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy" or 多 (ta or da) "many" and 澤 or 沢 (zawa or sawa) "swamp."
Tazelaar Dutch
Dutch (Zeeland) variant of ’t Hazelaar, topographic name for someone living by hazel bushes.
Tchaikovskaya Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Чайковский (see Tchaikovsky).
Tea English
Variant of Tee.
Teach English
This surname is derived from the Middle English phrase "at asche," meaning at,or near the ash tree.
Teagarden Low German
The surname Teagarden was first found in Bavaria, where the name Tiegarten was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. The name appeared in Solingen as Thegarden as early as 1374 and was recorded as Tegarden in 1488... [more]
Teasdale English
From Teesdale, the name of a valley of the River Tees in northern England, derived from the river's name (meaning "warmth" in Old English) combined with dæl meaning "valley".
Teates German (Americanized)
Probably an altered spelling of German Dieter .
Tebay English
From the name of a village in Cumbria, England, derived from the German name element theod meaning "people".
Tebbs English
Variant of Tibbs.
Tebow Dutch, Belgian, French
From the Old French personal name Teobaud, Tibaut (see Theobald).
Tecson Filipino
From Hokkien 德孫 (tiak sun) meaning "virtuous grandchild, benevolent grandchild". The bearers of this name are said to be descended from any of the three Tek Son brothers who originally came from Guangzhou, China.
Tecuanhuehue Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "old tiger".
Tecuceanu Romanian
A topographical Romanian surname meaning "from Tecuci". Tecuci is a city in the Galaţi county of Romania.
Tedder English
From the Middle English word Thedere or Teddere which either comes from the Old English name Thēodhere or the Germanic name Theudher. Alternatively, it could be an occupational name from the Middle English Teddere, meaning “one who teds”... [more]
Teder Estonian
Teder is an Estonian surname, meaning "black grouse" (species: Tetrao tetrix).
Tedeschi Italian
Plural; From the Italian word tedesco meaning "German".
Tedpahogo Chamorro
Chamorro for "Not able to complete or finish"
Tedre Estonian
Tedre is an Estonian surname meaning "grouse" and "freckle".
Tedrekull Estonian
Tedrekull is an Estonian surname meaning "grouse hawk".
Tedsungnoen Isan
From Thai สูงเนิน (Sung Noen) meaning "Sung Noen", a district in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
Tedtaotao Chamorro
Chamorro name for person who has no people
Tee Estonian
Tee is an Estonian surname meaning "road" or "causeway".
Tee Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Zheng.
Teeäär Estonian
Teeäär is an Estonia surname meaning "roadside" and "wayside".
Teearu Estonian
Teearu is an Estonian surname meaning "road/lane grassland".
Teekivi Estonian
Teekivi is an Estonian surname meaning "path stone".
Teelaht Estonian
Teelaht is an Estonian surname meaning "road/causeway bay".
Teemant Estonian
Teemant is an Estonian surname meaning "diamond".
Teepere Estonian
Teepere is an Estonian surname meaning "roadway family".
Teesalu Estonian
Teesalu is an Estonian surname meaning "road grove".
Teetamm Estonian
Teetamm is an Estonian surname meaning "causeway" or "embankment".
Teetes German (Anglicized)
Americanized form of German Dietz
Teeveer Estonian
Teeveer is an Estonian surname meaning "road/causeway edge".
Tefft English
Variant of English Taft. This surname was already well established in Connecticut and Rhode Island by 1715.
Tegaldo Italian
This surname is the Piedmontese origin. The Tegaldo last name comes from the Latin Teca (= shell beans). Its meaning is grower of vegetables (bean). Also it is known as vegetable farming... [more]
Tegan English
Variant of Teagan.
Teggin Medieval Welsh
derived from tha ancient area of now Flintshire which was named Tegeingl
Tegnér Swedish
Derived from the name of Tegnaby parish in Småland, Sweden. The name was originally spelled Tegnérus, but was later shortened to Tegnér. Notable bearers include Alice Tegnér (1864-1943), composer of many Swedish hymns and children's songs, and Esaias Tegnér (1782-1846), bishop and writer.
Teh Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zheng.
Teheiura Tahitian
From the given name Teheiura.
Tehu Estonian
Tehu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "tahuma" meaning to "hew" and "cut".
Teimouri Persian
From the given name Teimour (see Timur).
Teissièr Occitan
Occupational name meaning "weaver", ultimately from Latin texarius.... [more]
Teivas Estonian
Teivas is an Estonian surname meaning "pole", "staff" and "stake".
Teixeria Portuguese, English (Rare)
Variant of Teixeira, more commonly used in the United States likely by American-Portuguese citizens
Tejada Spanish
Meaning "roof" or "lime tree."
Tejeda Spanish
Variant of Tejada.
Tejero Spanish
Occupational Spanish surname for a tiler, its origin may be in Saragossa, Spain. A famous bearer is Antonio Tejero, a Lieutenant Colonel who was responsible for the 23-F coup attempt.
Tek Turkish
Means "single, sole, unique" in Turkish.
Tekin Turkish
From an Old Turkish title meaning "prince".
Tekkel Estonian
Tekkel is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "teke" meaning "origin". "Tekkel" also means "college cap".
Teklić Croatian
Derived from teklić, a rare form of the word "messenger".
Telaga Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, mostly denoting agricultural laborers.
Telaumbanua Nias
Meaning uncertain.
Telfer Scottish, English, Italian
From a personal name based on a byname for a strong man or ferocious warrior, from Old French taille or tailler "to cut" + fer "iron" Latin: ferrum "iron" (see Tagliaferro).
Telford English
From the words taelf meaning "plateau" and ford meaning "river crossing"... [more]
Telgmaa Estonian
Telgmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "axial land".
Telišman Croatian (Rare)
Unknown origin, probably from the word "talisman"
Tellechea Basque
Latinized spelling of "Telletxea" meaning in Basque "(from) the house with tiles"