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.
Unagi Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 宇 (u) meaning "eaves; roof; house; building" or "whole world; universe" and 梛 (nagi) meaning "nageia nagi".
Unaki Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 宇那木 (see Unagi 2).
Ünal Turkish
Means "become famous" or "become well-known" in Turkish.
Uñalivia Spanish (Rare)
Has no specific meaning but it was a rare spanish name
Unami Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 海南 (unami), a contraction of 海南 (unanami), from 海 (una-) meaning "of the sea; of the ocean" and 南 (nami) meaning "south".
Unamuntzaga Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Etxebarria.
Uncastiello Aragonese
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Underberg Norwegian
Habitational name from a place named with Old Norse undir meaning "under" and berg meaning "mountain, hill".
Underbrook English
Meaning "under the brook".
Undirmare Indian
Marathi name meaning "mice killer"
Undurraga Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zeanuri.
Ungar German, Jewish
ethnic name for a Hungarian or a nickname for someone who had trade relations with Hungary. Cognate of Ungaro and variant of Unger.
Unger German
German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: ethnic name for a Hungarian or a nickname for someone who had trade relations with Hungary, from the ethnic term Unger ‘Hungarian’ ... [more]
Ungnade German
Castle builders in antiquity, my dad came from Ravensburg Germany on Bodensee.
Ungoed Welsh
Derived from Welsh un "one" and coed "a wood".
Uniacke Irish
Unknown meaning.
Union English, Irish
A notable bearer is Gabrielle Union, an actress.
Universe Popular Culture
From the English word universe. It is borne by the titular protagonist in the Cartoon Network show "Steven Universe".
Unjit Thai
From Thai อุ่น (un) meaning "warm" and จิตร (chit) meaning "beautiful, drawing, mind".
Ünlü Turkish
Means "famous, celebrity" in Turkish.
Unnikrishnan Malayalam
Means "Lord Krishna" or "young Krishna", a combination of the title and given name ഉണ്ണി (uṇṇi) meaning "infant boy, young boy" and the name of Krishna, Hindu deity.
Unno Japanese
From Japanese 海 (un) meaning "sea, ocean" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Uno Japanese
From Japanese 宇 (u) meaning "eaves" and 野 (no) meaning "field".
Unt Estonian
Unt is an Estonian surname derived from a Finno-Ugric topographic stem word, thought to mean somewhere hydronymically essential. In some cases, it may be a corruption of the Estonian word "hunt", meaning "wolf".
Unterberger German (Austrian)
Denoted someone from Unterberg, the name of many places in Austria.
Unterreiner German
Topographic name for someone who lived below a mountain ridge, from Middle High German under meaning ‘under’ + rein meaning ‘ridge’.
Unthank English
From a place name meaning "squatter's holding" from Old English unthanc (literally "without consent").
Untzaga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Urkabustaiz.
Ünver Turkish
From the given name Ünver.
Unwin English
From the Old English male personal name Hūnwine, literally "bearcub-friend" (later confused with Old English unwine "enemy"). Bearers include British publisher Sir Stanley Unwin (1885-1968) and "Professor" Stanley Unwin (1911-2002), South African-born British purveyor of comical nonsense language.
Únzaga Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Untzaga.
Unzueta Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Untzueta.
Upadhyay Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher".
Upadhyaya Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Assamese
Variant transcription of Upadhyay.
Upadhyayula Telugu
Telugu form of Upadhyay.
Upamecano French (African), Manding (Gallicized)
A very rare French surname with African roots.
Upchurch English
habitational name from a place called as "the high church" or possibly the higher of two churches from Middle English up "up high higher" and chirche "church" (Old English upp and cirice)... [more]
Upham English
"enclosure surrounded by water"
Uppadathil Malayalam
From Old Malayalam uppadam (sea), lit. "from over the Arabian sea," referring to the descendants of a group of Arab traders who settled in Kerala. Predominantly Muslim, although sizeable sections have branched away and practice Hinduism... [more]
Uppara Indian, Tamil
Another form of Oppara.
Üprus Estonian
Üprus is an Estonian surname derived from "üpris" meaning "very" and "much".
Ups Estonian
Ups is an Estonian surname derived from "upsakas" meaning "proud" and "conceited". "Ups" also also means "whoops" in Estonian.
Upshaw English
Probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place named with Old English upp meaning "up(per)" and sc(e)aga meaning "copse", or a topographic name with the same meaning.
Upsher English
This Anglo-Saxon surname means “of Upshire” and refers to someone from the hamlet Upshire in County Essex.
Upshur English
Most probably an altered spelling of English Upshire, a habitational name from Upshire in Essex, named with Old English upp "up" and scir "district". Alternatively, it may be a variant of Upshaw.
Uptain English
Derived from Upton, but meaning "always prepared"
Upwood English
Derived from a place name meaning "upper forest" in Old English.
Ura Japanese
Ura means "bay, seacoast".
Urahane Japanese (Rare)
Ura means "bay, seacoast" and hane means "feather, plume".
Urahata Japanese
Ura means "bay, creek, inlet, beach, gulf, seacoast" and hata means "field".
Urai Japanese
Ura means "seacoast, bay" and i means "well, pit, mineshaft".
Urain Basque
It indicates familial origin in the vicinity of the eponymous tower house in the municipality of Oñati.
Uramoto Japanese (Rare)
浦 (Ura) means "Seacoast,Bay" and 本 (Moto) means "Source, Origin, Root". Kentaro Uramoto is a notable bearer of this surname, he is a former Japanese football player.
Uraoka Japanese (Rare)
Ura means "bay, seacoast" and oka means "hill, ridge".
Uraraka Popular Culture
In the case of the character Ochako (Ochaco) Uraraka (麗日 お茶子) from 'My Hero Academia', her surname is made up of the adjective 麗らか (uraraka) meaning "bright, clear, beautiful, glorious" and 日 (ka) meaning "day."
Urasaki Japanese
From Japanese 浦 (ura) meaning "bay, inlet" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Urasawa Japanese
Ura means "seacoast, bay" and sawa means "swamp, marsh".
Urasawa Japanese
From Japanese 浦 (ura) meaning "bay, inlet" and 沢 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Urata Japanese
From Japanese 浦 (ura) meaning "bay, inlet" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Uratsuji Japanese (Rare)
Uratsuji means "Inlet/rivermouth crossroad"
Urb Estonian
Urb is an Estonian surname meaning "catkin".
Urbain French, Walloon
From the given name Urbain.
Urbane Latvian
Latvian form of Urban.
Urbano Italian, Spanish
From the given name Urbano.
Urbanowicz Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Urban.
Urbansky Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Jewish
In Czech and Slovak usage, it is a habitational name for someone from a place called Urbanice. In Polish usage, it is a habitational name for someone from a place named with the personal name Urban.
Urbino Sicilian, Italian
Possibly from the name of an Italian town. Could also be from Sicilian urbu or orbu, meaning "blind", in which case it may refer to literal blindness, or a more metaphorical "blind to one's sins", especially in the case of foundlings.
Urbla Estonian
Urbla is an Estonian surname meaning "catkin area".
Urdanegi Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gordexola.
Urdaneta Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Aia.
Urduña Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous city.
Urech German (Swiss)
Derived from the given name Ulrich.
Urenda Basque
Most probably a topographic name formed with Basque ur- ‘water’.
Urgu Italian
From an ancient toponym.
Uriarte Basque
It means "between cities".
Urie Scottish, English, Irish
From the Scottish Fetteresso parish, Kincardineshire. May mean someone who is brave and loud.
Uriondo Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zeberio.
Urkiaga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous hill that is in fact the northernmost one in Navarre.
Urkiola Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous natural park.
Urm Estonian
Urm is an Estonian surname; a dialectal Estonian word for "catkin" and "frost". Also meaning "bleeding wound" and "gore".
Urquiaga Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urkiaga.
Urquiola Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urkiola.
Urrea Aragonese (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urreya.
Urreya Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 municipalities: Urreya de Gayén or Urreya de Xalón.
Urritzola Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese localities.
Urrunaga Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Legutio.
Urrutia Basque
Basque surname meaning "distant, far away" in Euskara.
Urrutigoiti Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the commune of Montori, located in the French canton of Euskal Mendialdea.
Urrutikoetxea Basque
From Basque urruti meaning "far, distant" and etxe meaning "house".
Urs Romanian
From Romanian urs meaning "bear".
Ursu Romanian
Means "bear" in Romanian.
Ursúa Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Urtsua.
Ursuya Basque (Gallicized)
Parisianized form of Urtsua.
Urtiaga Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous cave in the municipality of Deba.
Urtsua Basque
This indicates familial origin near the eponymous mountain in the French department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
Urushihara Japanese (Rare)
漆 (Urushi) means "lacquer/lacker, varnish" and 原 (hara) means "plain, field".
Urushimakka Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 漆 (urushi) meaning "toxicodendron vernicifluum", 真下 (makka) meaning "(literally) down; below; beneath", referring to low lands.
Urushimatsuka Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 漆眞下 (see Urushimakka).
Urushino Japanese
Urushi means "lacker/lacquer" and no means "field, plain".
Urusov Russian
From Slavic urush which means "warrior". This was the surname of a noble family in Russia.
Urzędowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Urzędów.
Us Slovene (Rare)
Us is a Slovene Surname which in itself is a shortened version of the House Name Ušič,Meaning Son of Us. The surname may be linked the the slovene word Oves, which translates to "Oats", and may have been an occupational surname referring to someone who farmed Oats and or grains.
Usai Italian
Possibly from the name of the former village Usani, or alternately, from Sardinian uscare "to burn, to scorch".
Usami Japanese
From Japanese 宇 (u) meaning "house, eaves, roof", 佐 (sa) meaning "help, aid" and 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful".
Usanza Italian (Rare)
"custom, customary" Italian
Usategi Basque
It literally means "dovecote".
Usategui Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Usategi.
Useche Basque
the prefix use means bird in Basque and the prefix che means bird. Useche means bird house
Üseinov m Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Üsein".
Üseinova f Crimean Tatar
Feminine form of Üseinov.
Uselton English
Perhaps a variant of Osselton, a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in northeastern England, where this name is most common.
Usher English
Occupational name from Middle English usher, meaning "usher, doorkeeper".
Ushi Japanese
Ushi means "cow, bull, ox, secind sign of the Chinese zodiac".
Ushida Japanese
From Japanese 牛 (ushi) meaning "cow" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Ushijima Japanese
From Japanese 牛 (ushi) meaning "cow, bull, ox" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Ushisawa Japanese
From 牛 (ushi) meaning "cow, bull, ox, 2nd sign of the Chinese zodiac" and 澤 or 沢 (sawa) meaning "marsh, swamp".
Ushishima Japanese
Ushi means "cow, bull, ox, second sign of the Chinese zodiac" and shima means "island".
Ushiyama Japanese
From Japanese 牛 (ushi) meaning "cow" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain", referring to a mountain with many cows.
Ushiyama Japanese
From Japanese 牛山 (Ushiyama) meaning "Ushiyama", an area in the city of Kasugai in the prefecture of Aichi in Japan.
Ushiyama Japanese
From Japanese 牛山 (Ushiyama), replacing 屎 (kuso) meaning "something unclean" with 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" in 牛屎 (Ushikuso), a clipping of 牛屎院 (Ushikusoin), a nickname for the former city of Ōkuchi in the prefecture of Kagoshima in Japan.
Ushurov Kazakh
Means "son of Ushur" in Kazakh.
Usik Russian
From Russian meaning "tendril".
Uslu Turkish
Means "well-behaved, obedient" in Turkish.
Usmani Urdu
From the given name Uthman.
Usmonov Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek variant of Usmanov.
Usop Filipino, Maguindanao
From the given name Yusuf.
Usry English
Variant of Ussery. It comes from a nickname given to a bear-like person.
Ussisoo Estonian
Ussisoo is an Estonian surname meaning "vermian swamp".
Usta Turkish
Means "master" in Turkish.
Ustinov Russian
Means "son of Ustin". A famous bearer of this surname was the British actor Sir Peter Ustinov (1921-2004).
Ustinova Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Устинов (see Ustinov).
Üstün Turkish
Means "superior, outstanding, excellent" in Turkish.
Usui Japanese
From Japanese 臼 (usu) meaning "millstone, mortar" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Usui Japanese
From Japanese 碓 (usu) meaning "pestle" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Usyk Ukrainian
From Ukranian meaning "tendril".
Utagawa Japanese
Uta means "song" and Gawa comes from Kawa, meaning "river".
Utakawa Japanese
Uta means "song" and kawa means "river, stream".
Utamura Japanese
Uta means "song, poem" and mura means "village, hamlet".
Utech German
From Middle Low German ūt-echtisch ‘outsider’, a term denoting someone who was not a member of a particular guild.
Utegenov m Kazakh
Variant of Otegenov.
Utegenova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Utegenov.
Uthman Nigerian
From the given name Uthman.
Utley English
Derived from the Old English elements ote, or "oats" and leah, meaning "a clearing."
Utne Norwegian
In Norwegian, probably has some pre-Germanic elements (i.e. before approx. 200 CE). Other place-names in the area also has an element of pre-Germanic and unknown origins. It has been suggested that it derives from "Út-tún", meaning the hamlet or farmstead that is "out"
Utsar Estonian
Utsar is an Estonian surname, possibly a truncated variant of "Kutsar", meaning "coachman".
Utsler German
Derived from the given name Utz.
Utsugi Japanese
Utsugi can be written in 15 ways, them being: 宇ツ木, 宇次, 宇津城, 宇津木, 宇都城, 宇都木, 卯都木, 卯木, 空木, 槍, 打木, 梼木, 楊盧木, 擣木, 棯. The 宇津木 and 打木 are also place names while 空木 is also a female given name... [more]
Utsunomiya Japanese
This surname is used as either 宇都宮 or 宇津宮 with 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, heaven, house, roof", 都 (tsu, to, miyako) meaning "capital, metropolis", 津 (shin, tsu) meaning "ferry, harbour, haven, port" and 宮 (kyuu, ku, kuu, guu, miya) meaning "constellations, palace, princess, Shinto shrine."... [more]
Utsunomiya Japanese
From Japanese 宇 (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe", 都 (tsu) meaning "city", and 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace".
Ütt Estonian
Ütt is an Estonian surname (loosely) meaning "vocative"; a "word of address'' or "exclamatory address".
Utyugin Russian
Means "man of iron" in Russian.
Uudeküll Estonian
Uudeküll is an Estonian surname meaning "new enough".
Uudelepp Estonian
Uudelepp is an Estonian surname meaning "new alder".
Uudmäe Estonian
Uudmäe is an Estonian surname meaning "virgin/unspoiled hill/mountain".
Uue Estonian
Uue is an Estonian surname meaning "anew".
Uuehendrik Estonian
Uuehendrik is an Estonian surname meaning "new Hendrik (a masculine given name)". Probably derived from the offspring of a Hendrik junior.
Uuemaa Estonian
Uuemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "new land".
Uuemõis Estonian
Uuemõis is an Estonian surname meaning "new manor".
Uueni Estonian
Uueni is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "uuenema" meaning "reform" and "renew".
Uuesalu Estonian
Uuesalu is an Estonian surname meaning "new grove".
Uuetalu Estonian
Uuetalu is an Estonian surname meaning "new farm".
Uuetoa Estonian
Uuetoa is an Estonain surname, meaning "new home" or "new room".
Uuk Estonian
Uuk is an Estonian surname meaning "bay" and "dormer".
Uukkivi Estonian
Uukkivi is an Estonian surname meaning "dormer/bay stone".
Uuli Estonian
Uuli is an Estonian surname derived from "uulits", meaning "street".
Uurits Estonian
Uurits is an Estonian surname meaning "engraver" and "burin".
Uus Estonian
Uus is an Estonian surname meaning "new".
Uusi Finnish
Uusi is a Finnish surname meaning "new".
Uuskivi Estonian
Uuskivi is an Estonian surname meaning "new stone".
Uusla Estonian
Uusla is an Estonian surname meaning "new field/area".
Uusmaa Estonian
Uusmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "new land".
Uusmägi Estonian
Uusmägi is an Estonian surname meaning "new mountain/hill".
Uusmees Estonian
Uusmees is an Estonian surname meaning "new man".
Uusorg Estonian
Uusorg is an Estonian surname meaning "new valley".
Uuspere Estonian
Uuspere is an Estonian surname meaning "new family".
Uuspõld Estonian
Uuspõld is an Estonian surname meaning "new field".
Uussaar Estonian
Uussaar is an Estonian surname meaning "new island".
Uustalu Estonian
Uustalu is an Estonian surname meaning "new farmstead".
Uusväli Estonian
Uusväli is an Estonian surname meaning "new field".
Uwem Ibibio, Efik, Anang
Meaning "Life". It originates from the Efik, Ibibio and Anang tribes of Cross River state, Nigeria which has now been divided with the Ibibios and Anang people in the newly formed Akwa Ibom state. Other variations of the name are: Uwemedimo meaning "life is wealth" and Nkereuwem meaning "my name is life"
Uwimana Rwandan, Eastern African
Means "belongs to God"
Uxbridge English
Place in England. Like Enfield.
Uy Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Huang primarily used in the Philippines.
Uy Khmer, Lao
Khmer and Lao form of Huang (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Uyanık Turkish
Means "awake, watchful, vigilant" in Turkish.
Uyar Turkish
Means "notify, alert, caution" in Turkish.
Uyeda Japanese
Variant of Ueda.
Uyehara Japanese
Variant transcription of Uehara.
Uyeno Japanese
Variant of Ueno.
Uyesugi Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 上杉 (see Uesugi).
Uyeta Japanese
Variant transcription of Ueta.
Uygun Turkish
Means "available, suitable, fitting" in Turkish.
Uygur Turkish
From the ethnic group called the "Uyghur" in western China.
Uys Afrikaans
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include an Afrikaans variant of Huijs which seems to have developed into Uijs and finally into Uys.
Uysal Turkish
Means "docile, easygoing, peaceful" in Turkish.
Uytdehaage Dutch
Means "from The Hague", a city in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands. It could also mean "from the hedge". Both etymologies are derived from Dutch uit meaning "out, of, from" and Middle Dutch hage meaning "hedge, bush"... [more]
Uz Turkish
Means "beautiful, good, skillful" in Turkish.
Uzaki Japanese, Popular Culture
From Japanese, 宇 (u) meaning "world, universe, space" combined with 崎 (zaki) meaning "cape, peninsula". A fictional bearer of this surname is Hana Uzaki (宇崎 花) from Uzaki~chan Wants to Hang Out! (宇崎ちゃんは遊びたい!).
Uzarski Polish
Either means "nobility" or "servant of nobility"
Uzel English (?)
Can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.
Üzeyirov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Üzeyir".
Üzeyirova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Üzeyirov.
Uzhakhov Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush surname derived the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The clan's name is possibly derived from a given name, in turn possibly from an Ingush word meaning "bold, strong".
Uzochukwu Igbo
Meaning "god's way".
Üzüm Turkish
Means "grape" in Turkish.
Uzumaki Japanese (Rare)
This name combines 渦 (ka, uzu) meaning "eddy, vortex, whirlpool" or 太 (ta, tai, futo.i, futo.ru) meaning "big around, plump, thick" with 巻 (kan, ken, maki, ma.ki, ma.ku) meaning "book, coil, part, roll up, scroll, tie, volume, wind up."... [more]
Vaaderpall Estonian
Vaaderpall is an Estonian surname meaning "level mark".
Vaage Norwegian
Variant of Waage.