All Submitted Surnames

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Yip Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Ye.
Yiu Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Yao.
Ylvisåker Norwegian (Rare)
Meaning unknown. Famous bearers of this name are the Norwegian comedy duo "Ylvis" consisting of brothers Vegard (b. 1979) and Bård Ylvisåker (b. 1982).
Ymeraj Albanian
Means "descendant of Ymer" in Albanian.
Ymeri Albanian
Derived from the given name Ymer.
Ymffrostgar Medieval Welsh
A historic Welsh surname, meaning a brag or boastful person, later shortened to Ffrost and again to Frost.
Yoakam German (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Joachim.
Yoakum English (American)
Americanized version of Jochim
Yocum German (Anglicized), English
Americanized form of Jochum, a Low German form of the given name Joachim.
Yoffe Hebrew, Jewish
Eastern Ashkenazic variant of Jaffe.
Yohanan Assyrian, Indian (Christian), Malayalam, Jewish
From the given name Yohanan, used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians and Cochin Jews.
Yohe Medieval English
The Yohe surname comes from the Old English word "ea," or "yo," in Somerset and Devon dialects, which meant "river" or "stream." It was likely originally a topographic name for someone who lived near a stream.
Yoho American (Anglicized)
American Anglicized spelling of Swiss surname 'Joho'
Yoichi Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 与市 with 与 (yo, ata.eru, azuka.ru, kumi.suru, tomoni) meaning "bestow, participate in, give, award, impart, provide, cause, gift, godsend" and 市 (shi, ichi) meaning "city, market, town."... [more]
Yoichien Japanese (Rare)
与 (Yo) meaning "give, award, participate", 市 (ichi) means "in the city, market" or "town" and 園 (en) means "garden".
Yoichimae Japanese (Rare)
与 (Yo) means "provide, give, award, participate", 市 (ichi) means "town, market, city" and 前 (mae) "front, forward".
Yokobe Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "beside, next to" and 部 (be) meaning "part, section".
Yokobori Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning “beside, next to” and 掘 (hori) meaning “ditch, moat, canal”.
Yokohama Japanese
Yoko means "beside" and hama means "beach, seashore".
Yokohira Japanese
Yoko means "beside, next to" and hira means "peace, level, even".
Yokohori Japanese
Yoko means "beside, next to" and hori means "moat, canal".
Yokoi Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "side, beside, next to" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Yokokawa Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "beside, next to" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Yokomizo Japanese
横 (Yoko) means "beside" and 溝 (mizo) means "groove, trench, gutter, gully, drain, ditch, gap". A notable bearer is Seishi Yokomizo, a Japanese novelist in the Showa Period.
Yokomori Japanese
Yoko means "beside, next to" and mori means "forest".
Yokomura Japanese
横 (Yoko) means "Beside" and 村 (Mura) means "Village, Hamlet". Check the source if needed.
Yokono Japanese
Yoko means "beside" and no means "field, plain, wilderness".
Yokoo Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "beside, next to" and 尾 (o) meaning "tail, foot, end".
Yokosawa Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "beside, next to" and 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Yokose Japanese
Yoko means "beside next to" and se means "current, ripple".
Yokoshima Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "side, beside, next to" and 島 or 嶋 (shima) meaning "island".
Yokotake Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "side, beside, next to" and 竹 (take) meaning "bamboo".
Yokotani Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "next to, beside" combined with 谷 (tani) "valley".
Yokote Japanese
Yoko ("Beside") + Te , this is the Japanese word for hand. This surname means "Beside a Hand". Michiko Yokote is an example. She wrote the Pichi Pichi Pitch manga and did screenwriting for Masamune-kun's Revenge.
Yokoyama Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "side, beside, next to" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Yokoyama Japanese
A Japanese surname with a combination of Yoko and Yama
Yokozawa Japanese
From Japanese 横 (yoko) meaning "beside, next to" and 沢 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Yolcu Turkish
Means "passenger, traveller" in Turkish.
Yoldaş Turkish
Means "traveling companion" in Turkish.
Yomohiro Japanese (Rare)
This is a very rare surname with the kanji of all four directions: (東西北南) "east, west, north, south", in that order. Yomo literally means "four directions" and hiro means "extension".
Yomtov Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good day", derived from Hebrew יום (yom) means "day" and טוב (tov) means "good".
Yonaga Japanese
From Japanese 夜長 (yonaga) meaning "a long night".
Yonah Jewish
Hebrew for "dove" יונה
Yonamine Japanese
From the Japanese 與 or 与(yo) "together with," 那 (na) "what" and 嶺 (mine) "peak," "summit."
Yonao Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 与 (yo) or 與 (yo), both meaning "to bestow, to participate, to provide, cause, gift, godsend" or referring to a given name with one of those characters and 猶 (nao) meaning "still".
Yone Japanese
Yo (与) means together.... [more]
Yoneda Japanese
From the Japanese 米 (yone or kome) "rice" and 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy" or 多 (ta or da) "many."
Yoneda Japanese
From Japanese 米 (yone) meaning "rice" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Yoneichi Japanese
Yone (米) means rice.... [more]
Yonekawa Japanese
Yone means "rice" and kawa means "river, stream".
Yonekawa Japanese
From Japanese 米 (yone) meaning "rice" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Yonekura Japanese
From Japanese 米 (yone) meaning "rice" and 倉 (kura) meaning "granary, storehouse".
Yonemoto Japanese
Yone means "rice, America" and moto means "origin, root, source, base".
Yonemura Japanese
Yone means "rice, America" and mura means "village".
Yonesawa Japanese
Yone means "rice, America" and sawa means "swamp, wetland, marsh".
Yoneyama Japanese
From Japanese 米 (yone) meaning "rice" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Yonezawa Japanese
From the Japanese 米 (yone or kome) "rice" and 澤 or 沢 (zawa or sawa) "swamp."
Yong Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Yang.
Yong Korean
Korean form of Long from Sino-Korean 龍 (yong).
Yonge English
Variant of Yong
Yonover English (British)
The surname Yonover was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor.
Yontararak Thai (Rare)
From Thai ยนตร (yontra) meaning "mechanical device; motor; engine" and รักษ์ (rak) meaning "to cure, to take care of".
Yoo Korean
Alternate transcription of Yu.
Yook Korean
Variant transcription of Yuk.
Yoosuf Dhivehi
From the given name Yoosuf.
Yorath Welsh
Derived from the Welsh given name Iorwerth.
Yorba Catalan (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Jorba.
Yore English (Rare)
Not available.
Yorita Japanese
From Japanese 依 (yori) meaning "reliant" or 寄 (yori) meaning "bring near", combined with 田 (ta) meaning "rice field".
Yorke English
Variant of York.
Yorkey English
Variant spelling of York.
Yorkman English
Variant form of York.
Yorks English
Variant of York.
Yorkshire English
From Yorkshire "the county of York". The place-name is recorded as Eoforwicscire in 1065 and derives from the city name York and Old English scir "district region".
Yörük Turkish
Means "nomad, walker" in Turkish.
Yorulmaz Turkish
Means "tireless, unfailing" in Turkish.
Yoruno Japanese
From Japanese 夜 (yoru) meaning "night" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Yosef Jewish
From the given name Yosef.
Yoshi Japanese
Yoshi means "good luck, fortune".
Yoshihama Japanese
From the Japanese 吉 (yoshi) "good luck" and 浜 or 濱 (hama) "beach."
Yoshihara Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "lucky, good" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Yoshii Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "lucky, good" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Yoshiizumi Japanese
formed with 吉 (Yoshi, Kichi, Kitsu) meaning "good luck; joy; congratulations" and 泉 (Izumi, Sen) meaning "spring; fountain". So the meaning could be interpreted as “Fountain of Good Luck” or “Lucky Fountain”
Yoshikawa Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Yoshimaru Japanese
YOSHIMARU/吉丸 = Good Fortune/Luck Circle
Yoshimi Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 見 (mi) meaning "look, appearance".
Yoshimitsu Japanese
Yoshi means "good luck" and mitsu means "light".
Yoshimori Japanese
Yoshi means "good luck" and mori means "forest".
Yoshimoto Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Yoshimura Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "lucky, good" or 佳 (yoshi) meaning "beautiful, good, excellent" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Yoshina Japanese
Yo means "night" and shina means "family, department, section".
Yoshinari Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 成 (nari) meaning "become".
Yoshinuma Japanese
Yoshi means "good luck, fortunate" and numa means "marsh, swamp".... [more]
Yoshisawa Japanese
Yoshi means "good luck, fortunate" and sawa means "marsh, swamp".
Yoshitake Japanese
Yoshi means "lucky, fortunate, good" and take means "bamboo".
Yoshitake Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 武 (take) meaning "military, martial".
Yoshitomi Japanese
Yoshi means "good luck" and tomi means "weath, abundance".
Yoshiyasu Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi), an alternative spelling of 吉し (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 安 (yasu) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, safe, simple, ammonium".
Yoshizaki Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Yoshizawa Japanese
Variant of Yoshisawa meaning "lucky swamp."
Yoshizawa Japanese
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Yosifov Russian
Means "son of Iosif".
Yost American, Dutch, Afrikaans
Americanized spelling of Dutch surname Joost or German surname Jost
Yott French (Americanized)
Americanized form of French Huot (which is derived from a diminutive of the Old French personal name Hue).
Yott German (Americanized)
Americanized form of German Jott, a (now very rare) variant of Gott.
You Chinese
From Chinese 尤 (yóu) meaning "especially, particularly".
Youcefi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian cognate of Yousfi.
Youens Scottish
comes from the Gaelic personal name Eógan, which comes from the Latin name, Eugenius, which means well born. Youens is a patronymic surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames.
Youk Korean
Variant transcription of Yuk.
Younas Urdu
Derived from the given name Yunus.
Younes Arabic
Variant transcription of Yunus.
Youngberg Swedish (Americanized), Jewish (Americanized)
Americanized form of Jewish Jungberg, composed of German jung "young" and berg "mountain, hill", or of Swedish Ljungberg.
Youngblood English
Americanisation of the German surname Jungbluth.
Younger English, American
English (mainly Borders) from Middle English yonger ‘younger’, hence a distinguishing name for, for example, the younger of two bearers of the same personal name. In one case, at least, however, the name is known to have been borne by an immigrant Fleming, and was probably an Americanized form of Middle Dutch jongheer ‘young nobleman’ (see Jonker)... [more]
Youngkin Scottish (?), Irish (?)
Possibly derived from Younkin; A Strathclyde-Briton family from the Scottish/English Borderlands was the first to use the surname Younkin. It is a name for a person who was very young, from the Old English word yong and yung... [more]
Youngman English
From Middle English yunge man "young servant", ultimately from Old English geong mann "young man".
Youngson English
Means "son of Young".
Younis Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Yunus.
Younus Urdu, Bengali
Derived from the given name Younus.
Yousaf Urdu
From the given name Yousaf.
Yousafzai Pashto
Means "son of Yusuf" in Pashto. A notable bearer is Malala Yousafzai (1997-), a Pakistani education and human rights activist and a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Yousef Arabic
From the given name Yusuf.
Yousefi Persian
From the given name Yousef.
Yousefzadeh Persian
From the given name Yousef and the Persian suffix زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Yousfi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Yusuf.
Yousif Arabic
From the given name Yusuf.
Yousri Arabic
Derived from the given name Yusri.
Yousry Arabic
Derived from the given name Yusri.
Youssef Arabic
From the given name Youssef.
Youssif Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from the given name Yusuf.
Youssouf Western African
From the given name Youssouf.
Yousuf Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Yusuf.
Yousufzai Pashto
Alternate transcription of Yousafzai.
Yovanovich Serbian
Anglicised form of Jovanović.
Yovel Hebrew
Means "jubilee" or "anniversary" in Hebrew, usually refers to a 50 years anniversary.
Yovnyi Ukrainian
its from the jewish people of Ukraine it comes from the jewish name Ivri
Yow Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Yao or Rao.
Yu Korean
Korean form of Liu, from Sino-Korean 劉 (yu).
Yuasa Japanese
From Japanese 湯 (yu) meaning "hot spring" and 浅 (asa) meaning "shallow".
Yube Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 弓部 (see Yumbe).
Yubuza Dungan
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from an Arabic name.
Yüce Turkish
Means "exalted, lofty, noble" in Turkish.
Yücel Turkish
Means "lofty, exalted" in Turkish.
Yuchengco Filipino
From the surnames Yu, Cheng, and Ko.
Yudas Indonesian, Swahili
From the given name Yudas.
Yudin Russian
Means "son of Yuda".
Yue Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Yu 2.
Yue Chinese
From Chinese 岳 (yuè) referring to the ancient title Tai Yue (太岳), which was used by officials in charge of sacrificial rituals on mountain sites.
Yueh Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Yue chiefly used in Taiwan.
Yuengling German
"youngling" or a "young person"
Yuge Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 結解 (see Kekke).
Yugov Russian
Derived from Russian юг (yug) meaning "south".
Yuhanna Judeo-Arabic (?)
Yuhanna or John is one of the apostles of Christ, the prophet of Christians and the religion of Christianity, who believe that he ascended to heaven.
Yuhnomidoh Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Yūnomidō).
Yui Japanese
It is written three ways: 由 (yu) meaning "reason, cause" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mineshaft, pit". Or (yu) meaning the same as the latter, but with 比 (i) meaning "compare". Lastly, 油 (yu) can mean "oil" and (i) meaning the same as the first example.... [more]
Yuk Korean
From Sino-Korean 陸 (yuk/ryuk) meaning "dry land; land".
Yukawa Japanese
From Japanese 湯 (yu) meaning "hot spring" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Yukida Japanese (Rare)
Combination of Kanji Characters "雪" meaning "Snow", and "田" meaning "Rice Field".
Yukimatsu Japanese
Yuki can mean "snow" or "lucky" and matsu means "pine, for tree".
Yukimitsu Japanese
雪 (Yuki) means "snow" and 光 (mitsu) means "light, radiance".
Yukimiya Japanese
From Japanese, 雪 (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace".
Yukimori Japanese
Means 'snow forest' from 'yuki' meaning 'snow' and 'mori' meaning 'forest'.
Yukino Japanese
Yuki means "snow" and no means "plain, field, wilderness".
Yukishita Japanese
Yuki means "snow" and shita means "under".
Yukitō Japanese
From Japanese 雪 (yuki) meaning "snow" and 藤 (tō) meaning "wisteria".
Yukitomo Japanese
Yuki means "snow" and tomo means "friend".
Yukiyama Japanese
This surname combines 幸 (kou, saiwa.i, sachi, shiawa.se, yuki) meaning "blessing, fortune, happiness," 雪 (setsu, yuki) meaning "snow" or 行 (an, gyou, kou, -i.ki, -iki, i.ku, okona.u, oko.nau, -yu.ki, -yuki, yu.ku) meaning "going, journey" with 山 (san, sen, yama) meaning "mountain."... [more]
Yukiyasu Japanese
Yuki can mean "snow" or "luck" and yasu means "peace, relax, cheap".
Yukizome Japanese
From Japanese 雪染 (yukizome) meaning "snow prints, dyed snow".
Yukkupicio Cahita
It literally means "drizzle".
Yüksek Turkish
Means "high, lofty, great, noble" in Turkish.
Yüksel Turkish
Means "increase, rise, ascend" in Turkish.
Yukumoto Japanese
Yuku means "conduct, go, travel, line, row" and moto means "origin, source, root".
Yuldoshev Tajik
Tajik form of Yuldashev.
Yule Medieval English
Nickname for someone who was born on Christmas Day or had some other connection with this time of year, from Middle English yule ‘Christmastide’ (Old English geol, reinforced by the cognate Old Norse term jól).
Yumbe Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 弓 (yun), a contraction of 弓 (yumi) meaning "bow, archery" and 部 (be) meaning "division", possibly referring to a fighter who specialized in archery.
Yumehara Japanese
From Japanese 夢 (yume) means "dream" and 原 (hara) means "field".
Yumekawa Japanese
Yumekawa means yume (夢) means "dream" and kawa (川) means "river", so this means "dream river".
Yumeno Japanese
yumeno means "dream field" the kanji used for this name are 夢 (yume) meaning " dream" and 野 (no) meaning "field".
Yumi Japanese
Yu means "cause, reason, logic" and mi means "beauty". ... [more]
Yumibe Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 弓部 (see Yumbe).
Yunbe Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 弓部 (see Yumbe).
Yung Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Rong or Weng.
Yung Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Rong.
Yūnomidō Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Kumanomidō).
Yunomido Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Yūnomidō).
Yunus Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Yunus.
Yupanqui Quechua (Hispanicized)
Hispanicized form of Quechua yupanki meaning "accountant".
Yurchak Polish (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of Polish Jurczak.
Yurchenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Yuriy.
Yuriev m Russian
Means “son of Yuri 1".
Yurovsky Russian, Jewish, Polish (Anglicized)
Habitational name from Yurovo, or anglicization of Polish cognate Jurowski.
Yurovskyi Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Jurowski.
Yusa Japanese
From Japanese 遊 (yu) meaning "play" and 佐 (sa) meaning "help, aid".
Yusef Persian, Arabic
From the given name Yusuf.
Yusein Bulgarian
From the given name Yusein.
Yusifov Azerbaijani
Means “son of Yusif”.
Yusifova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Yusifov.
Yusifzadə Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Yousefzadeh.
Yuson Filipino
From Hokkien 楊孫 (iûⁿ-sun), derived from 楊 (iûⁿ) meaning "willow, poplar, aspen" and 孫 (sun) meaning "grandchild". It could also be from 余孫 (û-sun), derived from 余 (û) meaning "surplus" and 孫 (sun) meaning "grandchild".
Yusov Russian
Derived from Russian юс (yus) meaning "(either little or big) yus".
Yusuf Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Yusuf.
Yusufov Tajik, Uzbek, Dagestani
Means "son of Yusuf".
Yusufova Tajik, Uzbek, Dagestani
Feminine transcription of Yusufov.
Yusufzai Pashto
Alternate transcription of Yousafzai.
Yuuma Japanese
From the Japanese 遊 (yu) "recreation," "fun" and 馬 (uma, ma or ba) "horse."
Yuunomidou Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Yūnomidō).
Yuyamido Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Yuyamidō).
Yuyamidō Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Kumanomidō).
Yuyamidoh Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Yuyamidō).
Yuyamidou Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 熊野御堂 (see Yuyamidō).
Yuze Korean
유(yu) means You, and 즈(ze) means increase.
Yuzuki Japanese
From Japanese 柚 (yuzu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Yuzurihara Japanese
Means "the field of the gentle Village". From the Japanese words Yasuri (gentle village) and Hara (plain, field).
Yvanov Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Ivanov.
Yvenson English
Meaning, "son of Evan" or "son of Ivan."
Yzeiraj Albanian
Means "descendant of Yzeir" in Albanian.
Zaalishvili Georgian
Means "son of Zaal".
Žaba Belarusian
Belarusian Latin spelling of Zhaba.
Zabaleta Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the vicinity of the tower house in the Navarrese municipality of Lesaka or the neighborhood of the municipality of Nabarniz.
Žabek Croatian
From žaba, meaning "frog".
Zabel German
The surname has multiple meanings. It may come from a Slavic given name, or the High German word zabel, meaning "board game" - given, perhaps, as a nickname to those who played many board games.