All Submitted Surnames

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Tambet Estonian
from given name Tambet
Tambor Jewish
Derived from German Tambour "drummer in a regiment", ultimately via French tambour from Old French tambor "drum".
Tambunan Batak
Derived from Batak tambun meaning "large, many" or "hill, heap, mound".
Tamburini Italian
Means "drummer", from Italian tamburo "drum".
Tameishi Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 為 (tame) meaning "advantage; benefit" and 石 (ishi) meaning "stone", referring to useful stone.... [more]
Tamenari Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 為成 (Tamenari) meaning "Tamenari", a former area in the city of Bungotakada in the prefecture of Ōita in Japan.... [more]
Tamenari Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 為成 (Tamenari) meaning "Tamenari", a former division in the area of Fuchū in the city of Toyama in the prefecture of Toyama in Japan.... [more]
Tamer Arabic
Derived from the given name Tamir.
Tamir Jewish
From the given name Tamir.
Tamiya Japanese (Rare)
Tamiya means "rice field palace". See also Miyata
Tammam Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from the given name Tammam.
Tammearu Estonian
Tammearu is an Estonian surname meaning "oaken upland meadow".
Tammejuur Estonian
Tammejuur is an Estonian surname meaning "oak root".
Tammemaa Estonian
Tammemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "oak land".
Tammemägi Estonian
Tammemägi is an Estonian surname meaning "oak hill/mountain".
Tammeoks Estonian
Tammeoks is an Estonian surname meaning "oak branch".
Tammeorg Estonian
Tammeorg is an Estonian surname meaning "oak valley".
Tammepuu Estonian
Tammepuu is an Estonian surname meaning "oak tree".
Tammert Estonian
Tammert is an Estonian surname derived from "tamm" ("oak") and "tamme-" ("oaken").
Tammetalu Estonian
Tammetalu is an Estonian surname meaning "oak farm/farmstead".
Tammets Estonian
Tammets is an Estonian surname meaning "oak forest".
Tammeväli Estonian
Tammeväli is an Estonian surname meaning "oak field".
Tammeveski Estonian
Tammeveski is an Estonian surname meaning "oak mill".
Tammik Estonian
Tammik is an Estonian surname meaning "oak wood" and "oak forest".
Tammiksaar Estonian
Tammiksaar is an Estonian surname meaning "oak wood island".
Tammiku Estonian
Tammiku is an Estonian surname meaning "oak wood" and "oak forest".
Tamminen Finnish
From "tammi" meaning "oak tree". A place with lot of oaks.
Tammiste Estonian
Tammiste is an Estonian surname derived from "tamm" meaning "oak".
Tammjärv Estonian
Tammjärv is an Estonian surname meaning "oak lake" and "dam/levee lake".
Tammsaar Estonian
Tammsaar is an Estonian surname, meaning "oak island".
Tammsalu Estonian
Tammsalu is an Estonian surname meaning "oak ridge".
Tammus Estonian
Tammus is an Estonian surname derived from "tamm" meaning both "oak" and "dam".
Tamon Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 多門, 多聞 or 田門 with 多 (ta, oo.i, masa.ni, masa.ru) meaning "frequent, many, much", 田 (den, ta) meaning "rice field/paddy", 門 (mon, kado, to) meaning "gate" and 聞 (bun, mon, ki.ku, ki.koeru) meaning "ask, hear, listen."... [more]
Tamondong Filipino, Pangasinan
Meaning uncertain.
Tampõld Estonian
Tampõld is an Estonian surname derived from "tamm" ("oak") and "põld" ("field").
Tampubolon Batak
From Batak tampuk meaning "leaf stalk, base" and bolon meaning "big, large, great".
Tamrakar Newar, Indian
Means "copper maker; craftsman" in Sanskrit. This is used by the Tamrakar caste of Nepal and India, and mainly of Newar ethnicity in Nepal.
Tamta Kumaoni, Garhwali
Kumaoni and Garhwali form of Tamrakar.
Tan English (Australian, Rare)
Possibly from the English Word "Tan", or from the Given Name Tan.
Tan Turkish
Means "dawn, daybreak" in Turkish.
Tan Chinese
From Chinese 谭 (tán) referring to the state of Tan that existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Shandong province.
Tan Chinese
From Chinese 谈 (tán) referring to the ancient vassal state of Tan, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Shandong province.
Tanabata Japanese (Rare)
This surname refers to the Japanese Star Festival on July 7th.
Tanabe Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 辺 or 邊 (nabe) meaning "area, place".
Tanahara Japanese
Variant transcription of Tahara or variant of Takahara.
Tănăsescu Romanian
Patronymic surname meaning "the son of Tănăs".
Tanatarov m Kazakh
Means "son of Tanatar".
Tanatarova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Tanatarov.
Tanatov m Kazakh
Means "son of Tanat".
Tanatova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Tanatov.
Tänav Estonian
Tänav is an Estonian surname meaning "street".
Tänavots Estonian
Tänavots is an Estonian surname meaning "street end".
Tänavsuu Estonian
Tänavsuu is an Estonian surname literally meaning "street mouth" ("street entry", or "the beginning of the street"); derived from the compound words "tänav" ("street") and "suu" ("mouth").
Tancock English
From a shortened variant of the male personal name Andrew, with the suffix -cock (literally "cockerel", hence "jaunty or bumptious young man"), that was often added to create pet-forms of personal names in the Middle Ages.
Tancredi Italian
From the given name Tancredi.
Tandon Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Of unknown meaning.
Tandy English
From a pet-form of the male personal name Andrew.
Taneichi Japanese
From Japanese 種 (tane) meaning "seed, pit, origin" and 市 (ichi) meaning "market".
Taneja Indian
This surname was apparently derived from tən‘blade of grass’ (from Sanskrit tṛna).
Tanev Bulgarian
Derived from the forename Tane.
Taneva Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tanev.
Tăng Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 曾 (tăng) meaning "high".
Tăng Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zeng, from Sino-Vietnamese 曾 (tăng).
Tang Chinese
From Chinese 汤(tāng) means soup.
Tang Chinese
From Chinese 汤 (tāng) meaning "hot water, soup, broth", originally derived from the name of Cheng Tang, the first king of the Shang dynasty.
Tangara Western African, Manding
Malian Bambara surname of unknown meaning.
Tangen Norwegian
Tangen is a village in south-east Norway.
Tangerine English
Possibly means "from Tangier".
Tanglao Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog tanglaw meaning "light, illumination" (a poetic word), ultimately from Hokkien 燈樓 or 灯楼 (teng-lâu).
Tanguay French, English
From a personal name, a contraction of Tanneguy, from Breton tan meaning 'fire', and ki meaning 'dog', which was the name of a 6-th century Christian saint associated with Paul Aurelian.
Tanguma Indigenous American (?), Mexican
Mexican surname of uncertain origin, probably Native American.
Tanibuki Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 谷吹 (see Yabuki).
Tanie Japanese
Tani means "valley" and e means "inlet, river".
Tanielian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Դանիելյան (see Danielyan)
Tanielu Samoan
From the given name Daniel.
Tanifuji Japanese
Tani means "valley" and fuji means "wisteria".
Tanigawa Japanese
From Japanese 谷 (tani) meaning "valley" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Tanihara Japanese
Tani means "valley" and hara means "plain". ... [more]
Tanikawa Japanese
From the Japanese 谷 (tani or ya) "valley" and 川 or 河 (kawa or gawa) "river."
Tanimizu Japanese
From Japanese 谷 (tani) meaning "valley" and 水 (mizu) meaning "water".
Tanimoto Japanese
Tani (谷) means valley, and Moto (本) means origin or base or root.
Tanimoto Japanese
From Japanese 谷 (tani) meaning "valley" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Tanimura Japanese
From Japanese 谷 (tani) meaning "valley" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Taninaka Japanese
Tani means "valley" and naka means "middle".
Tanioka Japanese
Tani means "valley" and oka means "ridge, hill".
Tanisawa Japanese
Tani means "valley" and sawa means "swamp, marsh".
Taniyama Japanese
Tani means "valley" and yama means "mountain". ... [more]
Tanji Japanese (Rare)
Rare in Japan, the name is written with characters meaning ‘red’ and ‘govern’. The actual meaning is unclear.
Tanjung Minangkabau, Batak
Means "cape, headland, point" in Minangkabau and Batak.
Tanko Romanian (Americanized)
In Romania Tankó is most common in Harghita, Covasna, and Bacău counties. Tankó is also common in Hungary and Slovakia.
Tannahill Scottish
From the name of a place in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Tannen German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony or Baden named with German Tannen ‘pine’, or from a short form of any of the many compound names formed with this element... [more]
Tannenbaum Jewish, German
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) topographic name or Jewish ornamental name from German Tannenbaum ‘fir tree’, ‘pine tree’.
Tanneraho Finnish
My grandmother was from Finland was as is many generations according to her. Descendants are still located in Musta Jarva, near Ruovesi.
Tannhäuser German
Habitational name for someone from any of the places called Tannhausen in Brandenburg, Silesia or Württemberg.
Tanno Japanese
From Japanese 丹 (tan) meaning "red, vermilion" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Tanno Romansh
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a derivation from the given name Donatus.
Tannous Arabic
Derived from the given name Tannous, an Arabic form of Anthony.
Tano Italian
From a short form of the personal name Gaetano.
Tanoue Japanese
Ta means "field, rice paddy", no is a possessive particle, and ue means "above".
Tanqueray French
Derived from the given name Tancred.
Tanskanen Finnish
Means "Danish" in Finnish.
Tantawi Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Egyptian Arabic طنطاوى or Arabic طنطاوي (see Tantawy).
Tantawy Arabic (Egyptian)
Indicated a person from the Egyptian city of Tanta, possibly of Coptic origin.
Tanuma Japanese
Ta means "rice paddy, field" and Numa means "swamp, marsh".
Tanuma Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 沼 (numa) meaning "swamp, marsh".
Tanveer Urdu
From the given name Tanwir.
Tanvir Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Tanwir.
Tanyag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "renowned, eminent, famous" in Tagalog.
Tào Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Cao, from Sino-Vietnamese 曹 (tào).
Tao Chinese
From Chinese 陶 (táo) meaning "pottery, ceramics".
Taoufik Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Tawfiq.
Tapachula Nahuatl, Aztec
Means "between the waters" in Nahuatl.
Tapah Malay, Malaysian
Originated from the name of a freshwater fish, "Ikan Tapah".
Tapdıqov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Tapdıq".
Tapdıqova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Tapdıqov.
Tape English, German
Variant spelling of Tapp.
Tapio Finnish
From the given name Tapio.
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.
Tapu Moriori
Tapu in the Moriori language means sacred. This was the surname of a 19th century Owenga Moriori leader named Hirawanu Tapu (?-1900).
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
Tarawele Manding
The original variant of Traoré.
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.
Tardáguila Spanish
Tardáguila is a Spanish surname that is believed to have originated from the Basque region of Spain. The surname is a combination of the words "tarda", which means late, and "aguila", which means eagle... [more]
Tardif French, French (Quebec)
From Latin tardivus, "slow". Given its unusually frequency as a family name and derivatives like Tardieu or Tardivel, it may have been a medieval given name.
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".
Tarkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Tarkowo in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship or Tarków in Masovian Voivodeship (of uncertain origin compare tarka ‘grater rasper’).
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.
Taşdemir Turkish
From Turkish taş meaning "stone" and demir meaning "iron".
Taseska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Taseski.
Taseski m Macedonian
Means "son of Tase".
Tasev m Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Tase".
Taseva f Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Tasev.
Tasevska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Tasevski.
Tasevski m Macedonian
Means "son of Tase".
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.