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.
Twardowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 Greater Polish villages: 2 named Twardowo or 1 named Twardów.
Tweak Popular Culture
Tweek Tweak is one of the reoccurring characters on the animated TV series South Park.
Tweddle Scottish
Habitational name derived from Tweeddale.
Tweed English
Variant of Twite.
Tweed Irish
Variant of Tuite.
Tweed Scottish
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a variant of Tweddle.
Tweedel English
Tweedel is Scottish for "the dell on the tweed river"
Tweneboa Akan
Meaning unknown.
Twersky Russian
Russian surname derived from Tver Oblast (known as Kalinin from 1931-1990, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Twiddy English
Possibly derived from Tweedy perhaps originating from the area around the River Tweed... [more]
Twine English
Metonymic occupational name for a maker of string or thread, and derived from Old English twin meaning "thread, string".
Twiner English
Occupational name for a maker of thread or twine; an agent derivative of Old English twinen meaning "to twine".
Twining English
From the name of the village of Twyning in Gloucestershire, derived from Old English betweonan meaning "between" and eam meaning "river".
Twyford English
English habitational name from any of the numerous places named Twyford, for example in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, and Norfolk, from Old English twi- ‘double’ + ford ‘ford’.
Txiriboga Basque
It literally means a store or bar that sells everything.
Tyagi Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit त्यागिन् (tyagin) meaning "leaving, abandoning, sacrificing", so named because some members of this caste may have chosen to leave their traditional practice of agriculture in favor of learning and teaching-based occupations (or vice versa).
Tyaglo Russian
Russian form of Tyahlo.
Tyahlo Ukrainian
Derived from Ukrainian тягло (tyahlo) meaning "draught animals; beasts of draught, beasts of burden".
Tylor English
Variant of Tyler.
Tylson English, German (Anglicized)
English: variant of Dyson (see surname Dye). ... [more]
Tynyshbaev Kazakh
Means "son of Tyhsynbai".
Tyree Scottish, English
A name that evolved among the descendants of the people of the kingdom of Dalriada in ancient Scotland.
Tyrone Irish
Probably a habitational name from the county of Tyrone (Gaelic Tir Eoghain "land of Owen 2") in Ulster.
Tysk Swedish
Means "German" in Swedish. It probably started out as a nickname for someone who had immigrated from Germany or for someone who had German ancestry. It could also be a 'soldier name' and refer to the military unit someone belonged to... [more]
Tysoe English
Denoted the bearer was from the parish of Tysoe, Warwickshire, England. The name of the parish is derived from Old English Tīges hōh, meaning "spur of land belonging to the god Tiw." (Tiw was the Old English name for the Roman deity Mars, and also inspired the name of Tuesday.)
Tyutyunnik Russian
Occupational name for a tobacco tycoon, derived from Slavic word tyutyun literally meaning "tobacco".
Tyutyunnyk Ukrainian
Ukrainian transcription of Russian Тютюнник (see Tyutyunnik).
Tzur Jewish
Means "rock, cliff" in Hebrew.
Tzvi Hebrew
From the given name Tzvi, means "gazelle, roebuck" in Hebrew.
Tzviad Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of the name Tzvi and the word עַד (ʿaḏ) "an eternity". The illustration of the gazelle, along with the value of eternity, creates a meaning that represents the beauty and existence of the Land of Israel.
Tzviel Hebrew (Modern)
Means "gazelle of god" in Hebrew, from the given name Tzvi combined with el which means "God".
Ualiev m Kazakh
Means "son of Uali".
Ualieva f Kazakh
Feminine form of Ualiev.
Uba Estonian
Uba is an Estonian surname meaning "bean".
Uba Japanese
From Japanese 姥 (Uba) meaning "Uba", a division in the division of Akougi in the area of Kasasa in the city of Minamisatsuma in the prefecture of Kagoshima in Japan.
Ubaidullah Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Ubaidullah.
Übermacht German
Same given to someone with a lot of power.
Ubushiro Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 天宮城 (see Ugushiro).
Uçak Turkish
Means "airplane" in Turkish.
Uçan Turkish
Means "flying" or "fugitive, volatile" in Turkish.
Uçar Turkish
Means "flying, volatile" in Turkish.
Ucar Croatian
1 Croatian, Serbian, and eastern Slovenian: ironic nickname for an autocratic person, from car ‘tsar’.... [more]
Uccheddu Italian
From Sardinian uccheddu, "eyelet, buttonhole".
Uceda Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Uchiai Japanese
Uchi means "inside" and ai means "together, join", "indigo" or "love, affection".
Uchida Japanese
From Japanese 内 (uchi) meaning "inside" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Uchiha Japanese
This is the last name of the anime character, Uchiha Sasuke.
Uchihara Japanese
From Japanese 内 (uchi) meaning "inside" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Uchihashi Japanese
Uchi means "inside" and hashi means "bridge".
Uchii Japanese
Uchi means "inside" and i means "well, pit, mineshaft".
Uchima Japanese
From Japanese 内 (uchi) meaning "inside" and 間 (ma) meaning "among, between".
Uchino Japanese
From (uchi) meaning "inside" and 野 (no) meaning "field, plain".
Uchisawa Japanese
Uchi means "inside" and sawa means "swamp, marsh".
Uchiumi Japanese
Uchi means "inside" and umi means "sea, ocean".
Uclés Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Uda Japanese
From Japanese 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, roof, house" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Udagawa Japanese
From Japanese 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, roof, house", 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Udam Estonian
Udam is an Estonian surname, possibly a corruption of "südame", meaning "dearest".
Udayakumara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit उदय (udaya) meaning "going up, rising, sunrise, dawn" and कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, prince".
Udayasiri Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit उदय (udaya) meaning "going up, rising" or "sunrise, dawn" and श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty".
Uddin Bengali, Urdu, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn) meaning "the religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
Udom English
English: nickname for someone who had done well for himself by marrying the daughter of a prominent figure in the local community, from Middle English odam ‘son-in-law’ (Old English āðum).
Udu Estonian
Udu is an Estonian surname meaning "fog", "mist" and "haze".
Uebara Japanese
Variant of Uehara.... [more]
Uekawa Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Ueki Japanese
From Japanese 植 (ue) meaning "plant" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Uekusa Japanese
From Japanese 植 (ue) meaning "plant" and 草 (kusa) meaning "grass, herb".
Uematsu Japanese
From Japanese 植 (ue) meaning "plant" and 松 (matsu) meaning "pine tree, fir tree".
Uemoto Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Uemura Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" or 植 (ue) meaning "plant" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Ueng Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Huang.
Uenosono Japanese
From 上 (ue) meaning "top, upper, above", ノ or の (no) being a possessive particle, and 園 (sono) meaning "garden, plantation, orchard".
Uentillie Navajo
From Navajo ayóí meaning "very" and áníldííl meaning "husky, large".
Ueoka Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Uesaka Japanese
Ue means "upper, top, above" and saka means "hill, slope".... [more]
Ueshita Japanese
Ue means "upper, top, above" and shita means "below, under".
Ueta Japanese
Variant transcription of Ueda.
Uetsuka Japanese
Ue means "above, upper" and tsuka means "mound".
Uewara Japanese
Variant of Uehara.... [more]
Ueyama Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Ueyanagi Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 柳 (yanagi) meaning "willow".
Ufugusuku Okinawan
The Okinawan language reading of its kanji, meaning "big castle".
Ugalde Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Larrabetzu or the one in the municipality of Okondo.
Ugas Catalan
Probably from the word uvas meaning "grapes".
Ugas Somali
From the given name Ugas.
Uggla Swedish
Means "owl" in Swedish.
Ugumori Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 鵜久森 (Ugumori) meaning "Ugumori", a division in the area of Miyakubo in the city of Imabari in the prefecture of Ehime in Japan.... [more]
Uğur Turkish
From the given name Uğur.
Uğurlu Turkish
Means "lucky, successful" in Turkish.
Ugushiro Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 天宮城 (Ugushiro) meaning "Ugu Castle", a castle that was possibly somewhere in the present-day city of Fukuyama in the prefecture of Hiroshima in Japan.
Uharte Basque
Variant of Ugarte.
Uhke Estonian
Uhke is an Estonian surname meaning "proud" or "vain".
Uhl German
Uhl begins in the German province of Bavaria. Uhl is a nickname surname, a class of German names derived from eke-names, or added names, that described people by a personal characteristic or other attribute... [more]
Uhler German
Uhler is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Kastellaun, whose seat is in the like-named town.
Uhlíř Czech
Uhlíř is a originally craftsman dedicated to the production of charcoal. It is also called a person involved in the distribution of coal.... [more]
Uhlmann German
From a pet form of a Germanic compound personal name beginning with odal ‘inherited property’.
Uhr German, Jewish
Derived from the given name Ulrich. In Jewish, it is a metonymic occupational name for a watch or clock maker, derived from German uhr meaning "watch, clock".
Ühtegi Estonian
Ühtegi is an Estonian surname derived from "ühtelugu", meaning "steadily" and "always" and "tegi" meaning "worker/producer".
Uhumahu Arabic
He was arabic but died by cholera
Uibo Estonian
Uibo is an Estonian surname derived from "uibu", meaning "wintergreen".
Uiboleht Estonian
Uiboleht is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen (genus: Pyrola)".
Uibomaa Estonian
Uibomaa is an Estonian surneame meaning "evergreen land".
Uibopuu Estonian
Uibopuu is an Estonian surname meaning "apple tree" in South Estonian dialects.
Uiga Estonian
Uiga is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "eluiga" meaning "life" and "age".
Uik Estonian
Uik is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "luik", meaning "swan"; or "huik", meaning "crake".
Üits Estonian
Üits is an Estonian surname meaning "nicest".
Ujiie Japanese
From Japanese 氏 (uji) meaning "family, clan" and 家 (ie) menaing "house, home".
Ujmajuridze Georgian
Meaning unknown.
Ujula Estonian
Ujula is an Estonian surname meaning "pool" and "pond".
Uk Khmer
Meaning uncertain.
Ukai Japanese
From Japanese 鵜 (u) meaning "cormorant (a type of bird)" and 飼 (kai) meaning "domesticate, raise".
Ukiyo Japanese (Rare)
From 浮世 (ukiyo) meaning "fleeting life, floating world​," referring to the urban lifestyle, especially the pleasure-seeking aspects, of Edo period (1603-1868) Japan.... [more]
Üksküla Estonian
Üksküla is an Estonian surname meaning "one village".
Ukumori Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 鵜久森 (see Ugumori).
Ulak Bosnian
From Turkish ulak, "a messenger".
Ulatowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Ulatowo in Ostrołęka voivodeship, a place named with Old Polish ulot, ulatać meaning "to fly away".
Ülavere Estonian
Ülavere is an Estonian surname meaning "upper/superior blood".
Ülejõe Estonian
Ülejõe is an Estonian surname meaning "across the river".
Ulema Estonian
Ulema is an Estonian surname; possibly a corruption of "tulema" meaning "come" and "to come/hail from".
Ulenspegel Low German, Literature
This is the name of Dyl Ulenspegel is a trickster figure originating in Middle Low German folklore, possibly meaning "owl mirror".
Ülesoo Estonian
Ülesoo is an Estonian surname meaning "above (beyond) the swamp".
Ülevain Estonian
Ülevain is an Estonian surname meaning "above/across village green".
Úlfsson Icelandic
Icelandic from of Ulfsson.
Ülgekütt Estonian
Ülgekütt is an Estonian surname derived from "hülgekütt" meaning "seal hunter".
Ülger Turkish
Means "villus, fine hair" in Turkish.
Ulibarri Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Lana.
Ulisse Italian
From the given name Ulisse.
Uljas Estonian
Uljas is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name) meaning "daring" and "valiant".
Üljes Estonian
Üljes is an Estonian surname derived from "hüljes" meaning "seal".
Ülker Turkish
Means "the Pleiades" in Turkish.
Ulla Estonian
Ulla is an Estonian surname derived from "üla-", a prefix meaning "upper".
Ullah Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "of Allah, of God" from Arabic اللّٰه (Allah) referring to the monotheistic god in Islam. It is commonly used as a component in given names.
Ullmann German
Variant spelling of Uhlmann, associated with Jewish Europeans, meaning "man from Ulm". It is derived from the name of the city of Ulm in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Ulloa Galician
This indicates familial origin within the comarca of A Ulloa.
Ulmer German
German surname meaning "from the city of Ulm".
Ulrich German
Derived from the personal name Ulrich.
Ulshafer German
Altered form of Ulshöfer.
Ulshöfer German
Habitational name for someone from a place called Ilshofen (old form Ulleshoven), near Schwäbisch Hall.
Ulukaya Turkish
From Turkish ulu meaning "great, large, exalted" and kaya meaning "rock".
Uluots Estonian
Uluots is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "uluk" ("(hunting) game" ) and "ots" ("end").
Ulusoy Turkish
Means "great lineage", derived from Turkish ulu meaning "supreme, great, exalted" combined with soy meaning "ancestry, lineage".
Ulvaeus Swedish (Rare)
Allegedly a latinization of Ulfsäter, a combination of Swedish ulv "wolf" and säter "mountain pasture". Björn Ulvaeus (b. 1945) is a Swedish songwriter, composer and former member of ABBA.
Ulvestad Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of five farmsteads, most in western Norway, named from Old Norse ulfr meaning ‘wolf’ + staðir, plural of staðr meaning ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.
Ulyanov Russian
Means "son of Ulyan". A notable bearer was Vladimir Ulyanov (1870-1924), a Russian revolutionary better known as Vladimir Lenin.
Ulyanova Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Ульянов (see Ulyanov).
Ulyanovskaya Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Ульяновский (see Ulyanovsky).
Ulyanovsky Russian
Means "son of Ulyan".
Ulysse French
From the given name Ulysse.
Um Korean
Transliteration of the Korean reading of hanja 嚴 from Chinese meaning “stern”
Um Khmer
Means "uncle, aunt" (literally "elder sibling of one's parents") in Khmer.
Umabe Japanese
From Japanese 馬部 (umabe), a shortened word for 馬飼部 (umakaibe) meaning "horse feeding department".
Umajiri Japanese (Rare)
Uma means "horse" and jiri is a corruption of shiri meaning "behind, end, rear".
Umakoshi Japanese
From Japanese 馬 (uma) meaning "horse" and 越 (koshi) meaning "pass, through, over".
Umali Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain.
Umanodan Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 馬 (uma) meaning "horse", ノ (no), a possessive particle, and 段 (dan) meaning "step", referring to a place with horses and a stepped landscape.... [more]
Umar Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Umar.
Ümarik Estonian
Ümarik is an Estonian surname meaning "round", "chubby" and "plump".
Umble English
Variant of Humble.
Umburter Tiv
Means, "Remember the father". Father also used in the context of God.
Umeda Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "plum" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Umegaki Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "prunus mume" and 垣 (gaki), the joining form of 垣 (kaki) meaning "fence", referring to a fence with a family crest of prunus mume patterns.... [more]
Umehana Japanese
From 梅 (ume) meaning "plum" combined with 花 (hana, ka) meaning "flower, blossom".
Umehara Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "plum" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Umekawa Japanese
Ume means "plum" and kawa means "stream, river".
Umeki Japanese
"Plum tree".
Umekita Japanese
From 梅 (ume) meaning "plum" and 北 (kita) meaning "north".
Umemoto Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Umemura Japanese
Ume means "plum" and mura means "village".
Umemura Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Umeno Japanese
Ume means "plum" and no means "field, wilderness, plain".
Umer Urdu
Derived from the given name Umar.
Umesaki Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "plum" combined with 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom".
Umesawa Japanese
Ume means "plum" and sawa means "marsh, swamp".
Umesawa Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Umezawa Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "plum" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Umezu Japanese
From Japanese 梅 (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" and 津 (zu) meaning "port, harbour".
Umiastowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Umiastów.
Umlauf German
German: occupational name for a policeman in a town or city, from Middle High German umbe laufen ‘to make the rounds’.
Umon Japanese (Rare)
This surname combines 右 (u, yuu, migi) meaning "right" or 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, heaven, house, roof" with 門 (mon, kado, to) meaning "gate."... [more]
Umpiérrez Spanish
Means "son of Umpierro" in Spanish. The medieval given name Umpierro is of uncertain meaning.
Umpleby English
Originally given to people from the village of Anlaby in East Yorkshire, UK. Written as Umlouebi in the Domesday Book, the place name is from Old Norse given name Óláfr + býr, "farmstead" or "village".
Un Korean (Rare)
Variant transcription of Korean Hangul 은 (see Eun).
Unabara Japanese
From Japanese 海 (una) meaning "sea" and 原 (bara) meaning "meadow".
Unagi Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 鰻 (Unagi) meaning "Unagi", a division in the area of Yamagawanarikawa in the city of Ibusuki in the prefecture of Kagoshima in Japan.
Unagi Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 鰻 (unagi) meaning "eel".