All Submitted Surnames

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Bağırova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Bağırov.
Bağırzadə Azerbaijani
Means "descendant of Bağır", using the Persian suffix زاده (zade) meaning "offspring".
Baglin French, English
English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Old French personal name Baguelin, Baglin, a diminutive of ancient Germanic Bago (Baco). Compare Bagg , Bacon.
Bagnall English
From a place in England, derived from the Old English name "Badeca", a short form of any name beginning from beadu "battle", and halh "nook, recess".
Bago Cebuano
Derived from malabago and maribago, the Cebuano name for the Hibiscus tiliaceus plant.
Bagongahasa Filipino (Rare), Tagalog
Refers to "something newly sharpened". It comes from the words bagong meaning "new" and hasa meaning "sharp". This surname is mostly found in the town of Paete, Laguna, and is often the subject of ridicule because it contains the word gahasa, meaning "rape"... [more]
Bagrationi Georgian
Means "son of Bagrat" in Georgian. This was the name of a royal dynasty that ruled Georgia from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
Bagryanov Bulgarian
Means "son of Bagryan".
Bagshaw English
Derived from the village in Derbyshire called Bagshaw
Bagsic Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bagsik meaning "fierceness, severity, strength, power".
Bagtas Filipino, Tagalog
Means "trail through rough country, passage across wilderness" in Tagalog.
Baguinda Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
From the Minangkabau title bagindo denoting a prince or member of royalty. It was probably adopted in honour of Rajah Baguinda Ali (Raja Bagindo Ali in Indonesian sources), a Minangkabau prince who became a ruler of the Sulu Archipelago.
Baguio Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicized form of Cebuano bagyo meaning "typhoon, storm".
Bah Fula (Anglicized)
A surname of Fulani origin found all over Western Africa. French speaking African countries typically spell this surname as Ba or .
Baha Arabic
Derived from the given name Baha.
Bahaa Arabic
Derived from the given name Baha.
Bahadır Turkish
From the given name Bahadır.
Bahadori Persian
From the given name Bahador.
Bahadur Indian, Hindi, Urdu
From the given name Bahadur.
Bahaghari Filipino, Tagalog
Means “rainbow” in Tagalog.
Bahamonde Spanish, Galician
Derived from Baamonde (officially called Santiago de Baamonde), a town and parish in the province of Lugo, in Galicia, Spain. This surname was borne by the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco Bahamonde (1892-1975), better known as Francisco Franco.
Bahandi Filipino, Cebuano
Means "wealth, riches, treasure" in Cebuano.
Bahdanaŭ Belarusian
Means "son of Bahdan".
Bahena Spanish
Altered form of the Spanish Baena.
Bahij Arabic
From the given name Bahij.
Bahl Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit बहल (bahala) meaning "strong, solid, firm".
Bahl German
Derived from the given name Baldo.
Bahrami Persian
From the given name Bahram.
Bəhramov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Bəhram".
Bəhramova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Bəhramov.
Bahrampour Persian
Means "son of Bahram".
Bahramzadeh Persian
Means "born of Bahram".
Bahri Arabic, Persian
From the given name Bahri.
Bahromov Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Bahrom".
Bahşış Crimean Tatar
Derived from Persian بخشش (baxšeš) meaning "forgiveness, amnesty" or بخشیش‎ (bakhšīš) meaning "present, gratuity, reward".
Bai Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
Bai Hui
From the Persian name Baiderluden.
Baiamonte Italian
Derived from the given name Baiamonte, itself a form of Boiamund.
Baidya Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
East Indian and Nepali form of Vaidya.
Baig Muslim
Baig Name Meaning Muslim (common in Pakistan): from the Turkish word beg ‘bey’, originally a title denoting a local administrator in the Ottoman Empire, but subsequently widely used as a title of respect... [more]
Baig Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Punjabi, Turkish, Arabic
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master". It is especially common in Pakistan and the Maghreb.
Baigorri Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the arrondissement of Baiona.
Bail French, Walloon
Nickname from Old French bail for "governor, regent, bailiff".
Baile Phùir Scottish Gaelic
Proper, non-Anglicized form of Balfour.
Baili Chinese
Means "hundred miles", from Chinese 百 (bǎi) meaning "hundred" and 里 () meaning "inside, hometown, miles".
Bailly French, English
French cognate of Bailey, as well as an English variant; derived from Old French baillif "bailiff" (from Latin baiulus).
Bails English
Indicated that the bearer lived outside the walls of a feudal castle, from the Old French baile, refering to the structure
Baily English
Variant of Bailey.
Bain Scottish, French, English
Nickname for a hospitable person from northern Middle English beyn, bayn meaning "welcoming", "friendly".... [more]
Bainbridge English
from Bainbridge in North Yorkshire, named for the Bain river on which it stands (which is named with Old Norse beinn ‘straight’) + bridge.
Bainebridge English, Irish
Bridge over the Bain, An English town named for its place on the river Bain, now used as a surname. Lives near the bridge over the white water... [more]
Baio Italian
From a nickname for someone with light brown or reddish-brown hair or beard, from baio meaning "bay horse", ultimately derived from Late Latin badius meaning "red-brown".
Bairnsfather English
From a medieval nickname in Scotland and northern England for the (alleged) father of an illegitimate child (from northern Middle English bairnes "child's" + father). This surname was borne by British cartoonist and author Bruce Bairnsfather (1888-1959).
Baishō Japanese
Bai (倍) means "double", while shō (賞) means "Prize" or "Award". When you combine the two, it would likely mean "Double the Award".
Baizhanov Kazakh
Variant transcription of Bayzhanov.
Bajaj Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Occupational name for a clothier from Punjabi ਬਜਾਜ (bajaj) meaning "cloth merchant", ultimately derived from Arabic بزاز (bazzaz).
Bajāri Latvian
Descendant of historic Russian title боярин.
Bajārs Latvian
Derived from the Slavic title boyar.
Bajramaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Bajram" in Albanian.
Bajrami Albanian
Derived from the given name Bajram.
Bajramović Bosnian
Derived from Bosnian bajram meaning "Eid" (a Muslim festival), borrowed from Turkish bayram.
Bajwa Punjabi
Derived from Persian باز والا (bâz vâlâ) meaning "great hawk, great falcon".
Bak Korean
Variant of Park 1.
Bakan Turkish
Means "minister, chancellor" in Turkish.
Bake English
Probably an occupational name for a baker.
Bakedano Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Ameskoabarrena.
Bakeš Czech
From a derivative of the personal name Bak.
Bakhsh Urdu
Derived from Persian بخش (bakhsh) meaning "fortune, lot, share, portion".
Bakhsoliani Georgian
Meaning unknown.
Bakhtiari Persian
From the given name Bakhtiar, also used to refer to a member of the Bakhtiari tribe from southwestern Iran.
Bakır Turkish
From the given name Bakır.
Bakırcı Turkish
Means "coppersmith" in Turkish.
Bəkirov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Bəkir".
Bəkirova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Bəkirov.
Bakirtzis Greek
Greek from Turkish meaning 'coppersmith'
Bakisto Esperanto
Occupational surname for a baker. Comes from baki, meaning "to bake" and -isto, a suffix used for professions.
Bakkum Dutch
Bakkum is a habitational name from the village so named near Castricum in North Holland province. Its meaning may be 'the homestead of someone with the personal name Bak', or refer to the location on a back of a hillside.
Bakon Polish
Variant of Bakun.
Bąkowska f Polish
Feminine form of Bąkowski.
Bąkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bąkowa, Bąkowice, Bąkowiec or Bąkowo, all derived from Polish bąk meaning "horsefly", "bumblebee" or "bittern" (a type of bird).
Bakr Arabic
From the given name Bakr. A famous bearer was Abu Bakr (573-634), the first Islamic caliphate.
Bakr Arabic
Derived from the given name Bakr.
Baksa Polish
From Polish meaning "hawser".
Bakshi Indian, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخشی (baxši) meaning "paymaster, scribe, secretary", used as a title for officials who distributed wages in Muslim armies.
Bakshis Lithuanian
Means fighter or boxer
Baktybaev m Kazakh
Means "son of Bakytbay".
Bakugo Japanese, Popular Culture
From Japanese 爆 (baku) meaning "bomb" and 豪 (go, gō, gou) meaning "powerful"... [more]
Bakulin Russian
possibly a variant of Abakumov
Bakulina Russian
feminine form of Bakulin
Bakun Polish
Possibly from bak "screaming" or bakać "to scold", from bakun "low-quality tobacco", or from the Hebrew personal name Bakum, possibly related to Habakkuk.
Bakunin Russian
derived from Russian words "бакуня" (bakunya) and "бакуля" (bakulya) meaning chatterbox, talkative person or agile, business-like person.... [more]
Bakunina Russian
feminine form of Bakunin
Bakytbaev m Kazakh
Means "son of Bakytbay".
Bakytbekov Kyrgyz (Rare)
Means "son of Bakytbek" in Kyrgyz.
Bakytov m Kazakh
Means "son of Bakyt".
Bakytova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Bakytov.
Bakytzhanov m Kazakh
Means "son of Bakytzhan".
Bakytzhanova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Bakytzhanov.
Bal Punjabi
Bal is an sikh and muslim jat family. they will few found in Pakistan and India Punjab. Basically they will found from bal kalan tehsil verka 5 District Sri Amritsar Punjab India. In the 2011 Census Bal Kalan Local Language is Punjabi... [more]
Bal Turkish
Means "honey" in Turkish, originally denoting a person who worked as a beekeeper.
Bala Indian
1 Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Parsi name, probably from Persian bālā ‘high’, ‘exalted’.... [more]
Balaban Turkish
Means "large, robust, burly" in Turkish.
Balachandra Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit बाल (bala) meaning "young, boy, child" and चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon".
Balage Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit बाल (bala) meaning "young, boy, child" combined with the Sinhala suffix ගේ (ge) meaning "of, home, house".
Balagtas Filipino, Tagalog
Means "shortcut, direct (path or statement)" in Tagalog.
Balaguer Catalan, Spanish, Filipino
Habitational name for someone originally from the city of Balaguer in Catalonia, Spain.
Balaji Tamil, Telugu
From the given name Balaji.
Balandin Russian
From a nickname derived from Russian баланда (balanda) meaning "idle talk, nonsense".
Balansag Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano bansag meaning "name".
Balaod Visayan
Literally "law" in Cebuano
Balaska Greek, Jewish, Polish
Feminine form of Balaskas (Greek) or Balaski (Jewish), it is used by Greeks and Slavic Jews.
Balaskas Greek
Masculine form of Balaska.
Balasooriya Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhalese බාලසූරිය (see Balasuriya).
Balasubramanian Tamil
A Hindu name from Sanskrit bālasubrahmạnya ‘child Subrahmanya’ (from bāla ‘child’ + subrahmạnya ‘dear to Brahmans’, an epithet of the god Kartikeya, son of the god Shiva) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n... [more]
Balasuriya Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit बाल (bala) meaning "young, boy" and सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Balayeva f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Balayev.
Balbino Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
From the given name Balbino.
Balboa Galician
Habitational name from the city of Balboa, named with Latin vallis bona 'pleasant valley'.
Bălcescu Romanian
Derived from the name of a Romanian town Bălcești.
Balch Welsh
From the Welsh adjective balch, which has a range of meanings—"fine", "splendid", "proud", "arrogant", "glad"—but the predominant meaning is "proud" and from this the family name probably derives.
Balcı Turkish
Means "beekeeper" in Turkish, ultimately from bal meaning "honey".
Balcom English
Altered spelling of English Balcombe, a habitational name from Balcombe in West Sussex, which is named with Old English bealu "evil, calamity" (or the Old English personal name Bealda) combined with cumb "valley".
Baldacchino Maltese
Derived from Italian baldacchino meaning "baldachin (or baldaquin)", referring to a type of canopy placed over a throne. It was originally used as an occupational name for a maker of baldachins.
Baldassare Italian
Frokm the given name Baldassare.
Baldinger German
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Baldingen, either in Württemberg, Germany, or Aargau, Switzerland.
Baldis Frisian
Frisian, Dutch, and North German: from a reduced and altered form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar).
Baldo Italian, Spanish
From the given name Baldo.
Baldock English (Rare)
Means "person from Baldock", Hertfordshire ("Baghdad": in the Middle Ages the lords of the manor were the Knights Templar, whose headquarters were in Jerusalem, and they named the town Baldac, the Old French name for Baghdad).
Baldomero Spanish
From the given name Baldomero.
Baldomir Galician
Derived from the given name Baldo.
Baldoni Italian
From the Germanic word "baltha", which means "gallant" or "bold."
Baldovino Italian
From the given name Baldovino.
Baldovino Spanish
Hispanic (mainly Philippines and Colombia) and Italian: from the personal name Baldovino from ancient Germanic Baldowin (see Baldwin ).
Baldrick Medieval English
The name of Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson)'s much-hated slave in the comedy Blackadder.... [more]
Baldy Scottish, Northern Irish
From the personal name Baldy or Baldie, a diminutive of Archibald.
Baldy English
Possibly derived from an Old English feminine given name, *Bealdgýð, composed of the elements beald "bold" and guð "battle", first recorded c.1170 as Baldith, and in other cases from the Old Norse byname or given name Baldi.
Bale English
Variant of Bail. This is the surname of Welsh footballer Gareth Bale.
Bale English
Name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle.
Baleckas Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Valeska
Balen English
English surname, perhaps of Cornish British origin, from belen, meaning "mill."
Bales English
Variant of Bale.
Balett Romansh
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Paul.
Balfager Gothic, Medieval Portuguese
Name of a Visigoth noble family (around the 10th century) from the Iberian Peninsula (current northern Portugal), meaning "bold spear"; they descent from the Balti dynasty.
Balfe Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Balbh meaning 'stammering dumb' itself probably a translation of a Norman surname of similar meaning ultimately derived from Latin balbus 'stammering'.
Baliad Filipino, Cebuano
Means "to bend backwards" in Cebuano.
Balian Armenian
Patronymic of uncertain origin, perhaps from Turkish bal ‘lord’, ‘master’, a word of Arabic origin.
Balić Croatian
Derived from the word balija meaning "peasant" or from the forename Balislav.
Balīhû Babylonian
Means "man from Balīh" (a tributary of the Euphrates river).
Balija Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting either "traders/merchants" or "agriculturists".
Balili Filipino, Cebuano
Means "grass, turf" in Cebuano.
Balindong Filipino, Maranao
From a title of nobility meaning "philosopher, seer" in Maranao.
Balingbing Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from the devil chase, a percussion instrument originating in Southern Asia commonly found in India and the Philippines, via its other name balingbing.
Balingit Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of Rajah Balingit (or Pedro Balingit), a 16th-century Filipino chief.
Balistreri Sicilian
Means "archer, crossbowman" or "crossbow maker" in Sicilian.
Balitaan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to share news" in Tagalog.
Balitiu Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Balivo Italian
From balivo "bailiff".
Balji Indian, Telugu
Another form of Balija.
Balkarov Karachay-Balkar
Means "son of a Balkar."
Balkema Frisian
Frisian variant of Baldwin
Balkenende Dutch
Possibly from a place name derived from Middle Dutch balke meaning "timber, beam" and einde meaning "end". A famous bearer is the former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende (1956-).
Balkwill Anglo-Saxon (Archaic)
From the Old English pre 7th Century balca, "beam", with wiell(a), "spring, stream", and probably refers to a primitive footbridge made by a tree trunk across the stream. The name may also be topographical for a dweller by the footbridge.
Ballard English
English and Scottish: derogatory nickname from a derivative of bald ‘bald-headed’ (see also Bald).
Ballaster English
Meant "person who makes or is armed with a crossbow" (from a derivative of Middle English baleste "crossbow", from Old French).
Ballinger American
From the YouTuber, Colleen Ballinger (1986-)
Balloi Italian
From the given name Balloi.
Ballon Spanish
Theoretically it could be a variant of vallón, from valle ‘valley’, but neither form is attested as a vocabulary word or as a place name element. Alternatively, it could be a Castilian spelling of Catalan Batlló, Balló, nicknames from diminutives of batlle ‘dancing’.English: variant spelling of Balon.
Ballou Haitian Creole, French (Caribbean), French
The Ballou name comes from that Medieval landscape of northwestern France known as Brittany. The name Ballou was originally derived from the family having lived in Brittany, where this distinguished family was established from ancient times... [more]
Ballut French
Derived from Old Occitan baluter, cognate of French bluter (via Middle French beluter), meaning "to sift, to sieve, especially the flour from the bran", this name used to denote a miller.
Balma Italian
Perhaps a topographic name from the dialect word balma meaning ‘grotto’, ‘cave’, ‘jutting rock’.
Balmaceda Spanish, Basque
From Balmaseda, the name of a town and municipality in the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country of Spain. It is derived from Spanish val meaning "valley" and Basque mahatseta meaning "vineyard"... [more]
Balmaseda Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Baloch Balochi
From the name of the Baloch people who primarily reside in Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan, itself of uncertain meaning.
Balogbog Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano balugbog meaning "marble".
Baloković Croatian
Most of Croatian families with the surname (last name) Baloković originate from the town of Donji Miholjac located in Osijek-Baranja County on the border with Hungary. During the 1700s and 1800s most of the people bearing this family name were born either in Donji Miholjac and/or nearby Nasice... [more]
Balsam German
Occupational name for a seller of spices and perfumes.
Balsan German
Variant of Balsam.
Balsano German (Austrian), Italian
The roots of the distinguished surname Balzano lie in Austria. The name derives itself from "Balthasar," the name of one of the three Magi who followed the star to Bethlehem, and was popular as both a first name and a family name during the 18th century.... [more]
Balson German
Variant of Balsam.
Balston English
From the name of a place meaning "Beald's valley" from Old English denu meaning valley.
Balta Turkish
Means "axe, hatchet" in Turkish.
Baltabaev m Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Baltabay".
Baltabaeva f Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Feminine form of Baltabaev.
Baltabekov m Kazakh
Means "son of Baltabek".
Baltabekova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Baltabekov.
Baltacı Turkish
Occupational name for a maker or seller of axes, derived from Turkish balta meaning "axe, hatchet".
Baltakis Lithuanian
Means “white-eyed” in Lithuanian, from balta meaning “white” and akis meaning “eye”.
Baltasar Spanish
From the given name Baltasar.
Baltatzis Greek
Perhaps from the Italian surname Baldacci.
Baltazar Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Baltazar.
Balthazor German
German/Austrian form of Balthazar.
Baltimore English (American)
From the name of the American city of Baltimore, and an anglicisation of Irish Gaelic Baile an Tí Mhóir meaning "town of the big house".
Baluch Balochi
Alternate transcription of Balochi بلۏچ (see Baloch).