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.
Tenorio Spanish
Possibly a habitational name from a place called Tenorio in Pontevedra province, Spain.
Tenscher German
originated in Germany but came to America
Tentacles Popular Culture
This is the surname of Squidward Tentacles from SpongeBob SquarePants.
Tenz Romansh
Derived from the given name Antonius.
Tenzin Bhutanese
From the given name Tenzin.
Teo Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zhang.
Teodorczuk Polish
From the given name Teodor.
Teodorescu Romanian
Means "son of Teodor".
Teodorović Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Teodor".
Teodorsson Swedish
Means "son of Teodor".
Teoh Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zhang.
Tep Khmer
Means "god, deity, angel" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit देव (deva).
Tepe Turkish
Means "hill, top, peak" in Turkish.
Tepetl Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "hill".
Teplyakov m Russian
Possibly derived from Russian word "тёплый (tyoplyy)" meaning warm.
Te Poki Maori
The word Te means "the." The word Poki possibly means "to clear the garden." This was the name of a Ngati Mutunga tidewaiter and constable on what is now the Chatham Islands named Toenga Te Poki.
Teppan Estonian
Teppan is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "teppija" meaning "quilter".
Tepper German
Meaning "tavern owner"
Tera Estonian
Tera is an Estonia surname that can mean "blade", "edge" and "grain".
Terachi Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "temple" and 地 (chi) meaning "ground".
Terada Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "Buddhist temple" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Teraguchi Japanese
Tera means "temple" and guchi means "opening, mouth".
Terai Japanese
Tera means "temple" and i means "well".
Teraji Japanese
Tera means "temple" and ji means "road".
Terakado Japanese
From 寺 (tera) meaning "Buddhist temple" meaning 門 (kado) meaning "gate".
Teramoto Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "Buddhist temple" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Teranishi Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "temple" and 西 (nishi) meaning "west".
Terao Japanese
Tera means "temple" and o means "tail".
Terao Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "temple" and 尾 (o) meaning "tail, foot, end".
Teraoka Japanese
Tera means "temple" and oka means "hill".
Teraoka Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "temple" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Terasaki Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "Buddhist temple" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Terasawa Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "temple" and 沢 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Terashima Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "Buddhist temple" and 島 or 嶋 (shima) meaning "island".
Teratani Japanese
Tera means "temple" and tani means "valley".
Terauchi Japanese
From the Japanese 寺 (tera) "{Buddhist} temple" and 内 (uchi or nai) "inside."
Tercero Spanish
Means "third" in Spanish (see Tercero).
Terenzio Italian
From the given name Terenzio.
Ter-grigoryan Armenian
The surname Grigoryan derives from the name Grigor, which is Armenian pronunciation of the name Gregory (it derives from Greek word, γρηγορος, and means 'watchful', 'alert'). Adding to the name the prefix Ter- is the way people call the priests in Armenia (in English often the word "Father" is used instead)... [more]
Terjesen Norwegian
Means "son of Terje 1".
Terracciano Italian
Italian "Fenced In Land" from Italian "Terra" meaning "Land" and "Ciano" meaning "Fenced"
Terrace Scottish
Possibly means "from Tarras", a place in Morayshire, Scotland.
Terras Estonian
Terras is an Estonian name derived from "terrass", meaning "terrace".
Terrence English
From the given name Terrence.
Terrien French
Topographic name from an adjectival derivative of terre "land", denoting someone who lived and worked on the land, i.e. a peasant. It is Americanized frequently as Landers, and occasionally as Farmer.
Terryberry English
Americanized form of German Dürrenberger
Terse English
This name means literally curt, short or stiff. Similar to Stiff (surname) (see Stiff under user submitted names) Not very commonly used. If you're looking for a name for a fictional character who is either an antagonist or just likes to stir things up, you could probably use this.
Tersoo Tiv
Means, "father's love". Has its history from Tiv origin. Its a common name amongst the Tiv people of Nigeria.
Terunuma Japanese
From Japanese 照 (teru) meaning "shine" and 沼 (numa) meaning "swamp, marsh".
Terwiliger American
a name adopted by a Dutch family in New York
Terwilliger English
An anglicized version of the Dutch surname, Der Willikeur, meaning "a by-law; a statute". Also, Der willige-waar, means "serviceable ware", or "ware that sells well" and could be related as well.
Terziev m Bulgarian
Derived from Turkish terzi meaning "tailor".
Terzieva f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Terziev.
Terzis Greek
From the Italian surname Terzi 1 ultimately from the Italian given name Terzo, meaning the third given usually name to the third child.
Terziyska f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Terziyski.
Terziyski m Bulgarian
Derived from Turkish terzi meaning "tailor".
Tesauro Italian
metonymic occupational name for a treasurer or person in charge of financial administration from Old Italian tesauro "treasure treasury" (from Latin thesaurus "hoard"). It may also be from the personal name Tesauro with the same origin.
Tescher German, Danish
Occupational name for a joiner or a variant of Tasch.
Tesfamariam Ethiopian
Meaning "Mary hope", from 'tesifa' (hope), and 'mariyami' (Mary).
Tesfaye Amharic, Ethiopian
From the given name Tesfaye.
Teshigawara Japanese
From Japanese 勅 (te) meaning "imperial order", 使 (shi) meaning "messenger, envoy", 河 (ga) meaning "river", and 原 (wara) meaning "field".
Teshima Japanese
From Japanese 手 (te) meaning "hand" and 島 or 嶋 (shima) meaning "island".
Teshome Eastern African, Amharic
From the given name Teshome.
Tesoro Spanish, Italian
from tesoro "treasure" (from Latin thesaurus "hoard") applied as a metonymic occupational name for a treasurer. In some cases this may be a habitational name from El Tesoro in southern Spain... [more]
Tessier French
Occupational Name For A Weaver, From Old French Tissier (From Late Latin Texarius, A Derivative Of Texere ‘To Weave’). It Is Also Found In England As A Surname Of Huguenot Origin. Compare Tacey.
Tessler Romanian, Russian
Russian, Christian. From The original name tescherak
Tessmer German
Derived from the given name Těšimír.
Testaburger Popular Culture
Wendy Testaburger is one of the reoccurring characters on the animated TV series South Park
Tester English
From the Old French nickname testard, essentially meaning "big head", for a know-it-all.
Tetik Turkish
Means "vigilant, watchful, alert" in Turkish.
Tetley English
habitational name from Tetlow in Manchester. The placename derives from the Old English male personal name Tetta or female Tette annd Old English hlaw "mound hill"... [more]
Tetouani Moroccan
Habitational name from the city of Tetouan.
Tetrault French
French, Franko-American
Tetreault French
Ultimately derived from French tistre "to weave".
Tetseo Naga, Chakhesang
Best known as the surname of a certain music group from Nagaland in Northeastern India.
Tetsu Japanese
Tetsu could mean "iron", or it could be spelled with te meaning "hand" and tsu meaning "harbor, seaport".
Tetsuka Japanese
Te means "hand" and tsuka means "mound, hillock".
Tetsuki Japanese
Tetsu means "iron" and ki means "tree, wood".
Tetta Italian
Means "boob, tit" in Italian.
Tetzel German
A variant of Tetzlaff and is derived from the bakery Tetzel Prime in Casey, Illinois.
Teubert German
Variant of Taube.
Teunis Dutch
From the given name Teunis.
Tewksbury English
Derived from Tewkesbury, a market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It is named with the Old English given name Teodec and burg meaning "fortification".
Teymouri Persian
From the given name Teymour.
Teymurov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Teymur".
Teymurova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Teymurov.
Teytlboym Yiddish
It literally means "date tree".
Tezcan Turkish
Means "impetuous, impatient, excited" in Turkish.
Tezuka Japanese
From Japanese 手 (te) meaning "hand" and 塚 (tsuka) meaning "mound, hillock, grave".
Tgenay Romansh (Archaic)
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name Gian.
Tgetgel Romansh
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a derivation from the given name Francestg.
Th English
Possibly a diminutive of other surnames starting with the letters th, such as Thatcher or Thomas.
Thabet Arabic
Derived from the given name Thabit.
Thabit Arabic
Derived from the given name Thabit.
Thabrew Sinhalese
Sinhala form of De Abreu.
Thạch Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Shi from Sino-Vietnamese 石 (thạch).
Thach Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Thạch.
Thackeray English
Famous bearer is William Makepeace Thackeray, author of the novel Vanity Fair. ... [more]
Thackery English
English (Yorkshire) habitational name from Thackray in the parish of Great Timble, West Yorkshire, now submerged in Fewston reservoir. It was named with Old Norse þak ‘thatching’, ‘reeds’ + (v)rá ‘nook’, ‘corner’.
Thackwray English
Means Thatcher, or someone who thatches roofs. A varient of the name Thatcher
Thahan Thai
Means "military" in Thai.
Thái Vietnamese
Vietnamese for Cai.
Thái Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Cai, from Sino-Vietnamese 蔡 (thái).
Thain Scots, English
Occupational surname meaning a nobleman who served as an attendant to royals or who was awarded land by a king.
Thais Greek (Modern)
from the given name Thais, meaning "beloved, bandage"
Thakkar Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity".
Thakur Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura) meaning "deity".
Thal Jewish, German
Ornamental and topographic name derived from German Tal "valley".
Thalman German (Americanized)
Partly Americanized spelling of German Thalmann or Thälmann.
Tham Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Tan.
Thammalangsy Lao
From Lao ທຳມະ (thamma) meaning "dharma, virtue, righteousness" and ລັງສີ (langsy) meaning "ray, beam".
Thammavong Lao
From Lao ທຳມະ (thamma) meaning "dharma, virtue, righteousness" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Thammavongsa Lao
From Lao ທັມມະ (thamma) meaning "dharma, virtue, righteousness" and ວົງສາ (vongsa) meaning "family".
Thamrongsombutsakul English (American)
Panat Thamrongsombutsakul is an animator at Walt Disney Studios, known for his work on Ralph Breaks the Internet, Raya and the Last Dragon, and Megamind, among other animated films.
Thân Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Shen, from Sino-Vietnamese 申 (thân).
Than Vietnamese
Vietnamese: unexplained.
Thane Scots, English
Occupational surname meaning a nobleman who served as an attendant to royals or who was awarded land by a king. Variant of Thain.
Thang Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Tang, from Sino-Vietnamese 湯 (thang).
Thành Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 成 (thành) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded", 城 (thành) meaning "castle, city" or 誠 (thành) meaning "sincere, honest, true".
Thành Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Cheng, from Sino-Vietnamese 成 (thành).
Thanh Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 青 (thanh) meaning "blue, green, young" or 聲 (thanh) meaning "sound, voice, tone".
Thannhausen German
An old noble family from Germany. Meaning "dwelling in Tann", specifically from their ancestral seat in the town of Tannhausen.
Thanos Greek
From a short form of the personal name Athanasios, literally "immortal". This was the name of several saints venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church, the most important of them being Athanasios the Great (293–373), theologian and patriarch of Alexandria in Egypt.
Thant Burmese
Means "clean, pure" in Burmese.
Thảo Vietnamese
Means "beautiful" in Vietnamese.
Thao Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Thảo.
Thao Hmong
From the clan name Thoj associated with the Chinese character 陶 (táo) (see Tao).
Thapa Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Odia
From an ancient military rank used in the Khasa Kingdom, which ruled parts of South Asia from the 11th to 14th centuries.
Tharanga Sinhalese
From the given name Tharanga.
Tharindu Sinhalese
From the given name Tharindu.
Tharp American
it is a last name
Tharu Nepali
Possibly refers to the Tharu, an indigenous ethnic group of Nepal.
Tharwat Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Tharwat.
Thaufeeq Dhivehi
From the given name Tawfiq.
Thavornvong Thai (Sanskritized, Rare)
Sanskritized transcription of Thai ถาวรวงศ์ (see Thawonwong).
Thavornvongs Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai ถาวรวงศ์ (see Thawonwong).
Thavornvongsa Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai ถาวรวงศ์ (see Thawonwong).
Thawonwong Thai (Rare)
From Thai ถาวร (thawon) meaning "permanent" and วงศ์ (wong) meaning "family".
Thawornwong Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai ถาวรวงศ์ (see Thawonwong).
Thawornwongs Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai ถาวรวงศ์ (see Thawonwong).
Thawornwongsa Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai ถาวรวงศ์ (see Thawonwong).
Theall English
Theall is a rare English surname. It originates from the British town of Theale.
Thébault French
From a variant of the given name Thibault. Variant of Thibault.
Theisen German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Matthias or Mathies (see Matthew).
Theiss Biblical German
From the given name Theis
Theissen German
North German: patronymic from Theiss.
Themptander Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the name of Tämta parish in Västergötland, Sweden.
Then Malaysian
Possibly a form of Chen or Shen used by Chinese Malaysians.
Theobald English
From the given name Theobald
Theobold English
Variant spelling of Theobald
Théodore French
From the given name Théodore.
Theodore English
From the given name Theodore.
Theodoridis Greek
Means "son of Theodoros".
Theodorsson Swedish
Means "son of Theodor".
Theodosiou Greek
Means "son of Theodosios".
Theodulf Irish (?)
The name means "Wolf God" or "Wolf of Gods Blood".... [more]
Theofanous Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Greek Θεοφάνους (see Theophanous).
Theophilus English
From the given name Theophilus
Theresa English, German
From the given name Theresa.
Theriault French (Rare)
Possibly from the Greek "therion" which means a beast of a nondescript nature.
Theron Southern African, Afrikaans, Occitan
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations in Occitanie named Théron or Thérond, ultimately from Latin torus meaning "elevation, height, embankment". A famous bearer is South African and American actress Charlize Theron (1975-).
Theroux French (Quebec)
Southern French (Théroux): of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name for someone living by "the wells", from a plural variant of Occitan théron "well".
Theuma Maltese
Most likely derived from Arabic ثُوم (ṯūm) meaning "garlic", used in reference to someone who grew garlic or owned a garlic field. Alternatively, it may also be from تَوْأَم (tawʾam) meaning "twin, double".
Theunis Dutch
From the given name Theunis.
Theus Romansh
Derived from the given name Matthäus.
Thevar Tamil
The Mukkulathor people, who are also collectively known as Thevar, are a community or group of communities native to the central and southern districts of Tamil Nadu, India. They comprise the Agamudayar, Kallar and Maravar communities that share a common myth of origin and claim to have once been members of various ancient South Indian dynasties.
Thi Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Shi, from Sino-Vietnamese 施 (thi).
Thianthong Thai
From Thai เทียน (thian) meaning "candle" and ทอง (thong) meaning "gold".
Thibert French
From the given name Thibert, the French form of Theudebert.
Thiel German
Derived from Old High German thiot "people".