All Submitted Surnames

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Achampomaa African
Allegedly a feminine form of Achampong used in Ghana.
Achampong Western African
Variant of the Ashanti surname Acheamphong, meaning "destined for greatness".
Achard French
From the given name Achard.
Acharya Indian, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit आचार्य (acharya) meaning "teacher, instructor".
Acheamphong Western African (?)
Could mean "destined for greatness"
Achenbach German
Habitational name from places in Hesse and Westphalia named Achenbach, from the obsolete word Ach or Ache (from Middle High German ahe meaning "water", "stream") + Bach meaning "brook".
Achikita Japanese (Rare)
遥 (Achi) means "Distant, Remote" and 北 (Kita) means "North".
Achille French, Italian
From the given name Achille
Achio Spanish (Latin American)
Possibly derived from the town, Achio, near Guadalajara in Mexico. The name itself is probably from the Nahuatl achio meaning "frequent".
Achmatowicz Polish (Rare)
Means "son of Achmat", from a Polish form of the given name Ahmad. This name is primarily used among Lipka Tatar Muslims in Poland.
Achmiedaŭ Belarusian
Belarusian form of Akhmedov.
Achton Danish
A Graecised form of Jordløse meaning 'without land.'
Açıkgöz Turkish
Means "crafty, cunning, nimble" in Turkish.
Aćimović Serbian
A patronymic surname derived from the given name Aćim.
Ackbar Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Alternate transcription of Arabic أكبر (see Akbar), as well as the usual Indonesian and Malay form. It is typical of Indonesia.
Ackerley English
Old English surname which came from a place name which meant "Oak meadow." See Ackley.
Ackerson English
From the middle english word "aker" meaning field, basically means "son of the field"
Ackles Anglo-Saxon
The ancient history of the Ackles name begins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the family resided in Eccles which was in both Norfolk and a parish near Manchester.
Ackley English
From an Old English surname: a place name which meant "Oak meadow". A variation of this is: "dwells at the oak tree meadow". ... [more]
Ackroyd English
Topographic name from northern Middle English ake "oak" and royd "clearing".
Acmad Filipino, Maranao
From the given name Acmad.
Acollador Filipino
Lanyard in Spanish
Acorn German
Origin uncertain; most probably an Americanized form of German Eichhorn.
Acothley Navajo
Acquaviva Italian
From an Italian place name meaning "running water, spring", literally "living water".
Acri Italian
Habitational name from a place in Cosenza province named Acri.
Acton English, Northern Irish
"Oak Town" in Old English. Parishes in Cheshire, Suffolk, Middlesex. There is also a place that bears this name in Ulster.
Acuff English (American)
Acuff Name Meaning. English: of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of northern English Aculf, from an Old Norse personal name Agúlfr 'terror wolf'... [more]
Acuna Spanish (Latin American)
Related tho the Acuna Indians of Mexico, there is also a city by the name. Popular in border areas of Mexico and Texas.
Acy English (Rare)
Possibly from the given name Ace.
Adachi Japanese
From Japanese 安 (a) meaning "peace" or 足 (a) meaning "leg, foot" and 達 (tachi), a plural marker, or 立 (tachi) meaning "stand".
Adachihara Japanese
A means "Leg, Limb, Step", Dachi comes from Tachi, meaning "Stand", Hara means "Plain". A notable bearer is Kenji Adachihara, a football player.
Adair Celtic
Mostly Scottish surname meaning "at the oak ford".
Adaksina Russian
Feminine form of Adaksin (Адаксин)
Adalson English
English surname meaning "Son of all"
Adamadze Georgian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamashvili Georgian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamaŭ Belarusian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamčyk Belarusian
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name Adam.
Adamec Czech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
Adamescu Romanian
Patronymic from the given name Adam.
Adamiak Polish
Derived from the given name Adam.
Adamian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Adamyan.
Adamos Greek
Means "son of Adam".
Adamov Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamović Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
Adamovič Belarusian
Means "son of Adam".
Adamovich Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
Adamowicz Polish
Means "son of Adam".
Adamski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Adamy, Adamowo or Adamki, all derived from the given name Adam.
Adamsky Jewish
Variant spelling of Adamski.
Adamu Amharic, Swahili, Hausa
From the given name Adamu (see user-submitted name).
Adamyan Armenian
Means "son of Adam".
Adão Portuguese
From the given name Adão.
Adauto Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Adauto
Addams English
Variant of Adams.
Addington English
Habitational name from any of various places named in Old English as Eaddingtun 'settlement associated with Eadda' or Æddingtun 'settlement associated with Æddi'.
Addy English
From the personal name ADDY, a medieval diminutive of Adam. It is therefore related to the surname Addison.
Adebowale Yoruba
From the given name Adebowale
Adedeji Yoruba
Means "one crown has become two" in Yoruba.
Adegoke Yoruba
From the given name Adegoke
Adel Arabic
From the given name Adil.
Adelakun Yoruba
From the given name Adelakun
Adelmund Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Meaning "Noble Protection", Adel, being a variation of germanic adal, meaning "noble" and mund, meaning "protection".
Adelsköld Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish adel "nobility, aristocracy" and sköld "shield".
Adem Turkish, Bosnian, Albanian, Uyghur
From the given name Adem.
Ademola Yoruba
From the given name Ademola
Ademović Bosnian
Means "son of Adem".
Ader Estonian
Ader is an Estonian surname meaning "plow".
Aders German (Silesian)
Variation of Eders, a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of bare, uncultivated land, from Middle High German (o)ed(e) 'wasteland'. It may also be a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this element.
Adesanya Yoruba
Literally means "the crown avenges my suffering".
Adesina Yoruba
From the given name Adesina
Adewale Yoruba
From the given name Adewale.
Adgate English
Variant of Agate.
Adhikari Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Hindi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अधिकारिन् (adhikarin) meaning "official, authority, officer".
Adhikary Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Alternate transcription of Adhikari.
Adi Various
From the given name Adi
Adi Hebrew (Rare)
Means "jewel; ornament" in Hebrew, this is more common as a given name than a surname.
Adie English, Scottish
From the personal name Adie, a medieval pet form of Adam.
Adil Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Adil.
Adiletov Kazakh
Means "son of Adilet".
Adilović Bosnian
Means "son of Adil".
Adiong Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao adiyong meaning "to prepare, to make ready".
Adipietro Italian
meaning "to tell Peter"; "to appear before Peter"... [more]
Adisa Yoruba
From the given name Adisa
Adison English
A variation of Addison, which means "Son of Addy".
Adītājs Latvian (Rare)
Means "the knitter" in Latvian.
Adkinson English
Variant of the surname Atkinson.
Adkyn English
Variant of Adkin.
Adlani Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Adlène (chiefly Moroccan).
Adlawan Filipino, Cebuano
Means "daytime" in Cebuano.
Adleiba Abkhaz
Most likely from the given name Adlei, itself derived from Arabic عَادِل (ʿādil) meaning "fair, just", combined with Abkhaz аҧа (āpā) meaning "son"... [more]
Adlerz Swedish (Rare)
Possibly derived from the German surname Adler.
Adney English
Habitational name from Adeney in Shropshire, named in Old English as Eadwynna ey "island of a woman called Eadwynn". English: from a Middle English pet form of Adam... [more]
Adolf German
From the given name Adolf.
Adorján Hungarian
From the given name Adorján.
Adorno Italian
Southern Italian: from the personal name Adorno, meaning ‘adorned’.... [more]
Adrian Various
From the given name Adrian.
Adrianescu Romanian
Of Romanian origin meaning "son of Adrian".
Adrianov Russian
Means "son of Adrian".
Adríansdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Adrían" in Icelandic.
Adríansson Icelandic
Means "son of Adrían" in Icelandic.
Aduriz Basque
A famous bearer of this surname is Aritz Aduriz, a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a striker.
Adushkin Russian
Derived from a diminutive Adushka of various Russian given names.
Advani Indian, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Adu" in Sindhi, Adu probably being the name of a past ancestor.
Advíncula Spanish
Perhaps from Latin ad vincula "in chains", a title of Saint Peter.
Advincula Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Advíncula primarily used in the Philippines.
Aebig German (Archaic)
Short form of Adalbert, used in the 16th century.
Aeby Swiss
Derived from the given name Adalbert.
Aed Estonian
Aed is an Estonian surname meaning "garden".
Aedma Estonian
Aedma is an Estonian surname derived from "aed", meaning "garden", or "aedmaasikas" meaning "strawberry".
Aedviir Estonian
Aedviir is an Estonian surname meaning "garden line/stripe".
Aeg Estonian
Aeg is an Estonian surname meaning "time".
Aer Estonian
Aer is an Estonian surname meaning "oar".
Aerni German (Swiss)
Variant spelling of Ärni.
Aeroaiei Medieval Romanian (Italianized, Rare, Archaic)
Wallachia or Walachia (Romanian: Țara Românească pronounced ˈt͡sara romɨˈne̯askə, literally The Romanian Country; archaic: Țeara Rumânească, Romanian Cyrillic alphabet: Цѣра Рꙋмѫнѣскъ) is a historical and geographical region of Romania... [more]
Aertsz Dutch, Frisian
A Patronymic surname from Aert, a shortened form of the first name Arnout.
Aesoo Estonian
Aesoo is an Estonian surname possibly taken from the location of the village of the same name in Pärnu County.
Aetós Greek
"Eagle" - in Greek, spelled αετός.
Afanasyev Russian
Means "son of Afanasiy".
Əfəndiyev Azerbaijani
Means "son of the effendi" from the Ottoman title افندي (efendi) meaning "lord, master".
Affleck Galician, Scottish
Variation of Auchinleck, a town near Dundee, Scotland... Ben & Casey Affleck are famous bearers of the name. Auchinleck appears to have been one of those places where the ancient Celts and Druids held conventions, celebrated their festivals, and performed acts of worship... [more]
Afghan Afghani
Means "from Afghanistan".
Afghanzada Persian, Afghani
Means "son of the Afghan", from Pashto and Persian افغان‎‎ (afǧân) referring to an inhabitant of Afghanistan or a member of the Pashtun ethnic group combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
Afif Arabic
From the given name Afif.
Aflor Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Afonso Portuguese
Old (6th century derived) Iberian surname, associated with the first dynasty and King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques. The surname was used by all the subsequent illegitimate children of that dynastic line.
Afrah Arabic
From the given name Afrah.
Afzal Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Afzal.
Agadiri Moroccan
Habitational name from the city of Agadir.
Agafonov Russian
derives from given name Agafon (borrowed from Greek - meaning kindness, goodness)
Agafonova Russian
feminine form of Agafonov
Agagnier French
Meaning "Winner" from the french word "gagner" ... [more]
Agam Hebrew (Modern)
Rare variant of the surname Agami, which came from the Hebrew name Agam, means "lake".
Agami Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Agam, means "lake" in Hebrew.
Agan Estonian
Agan is an Estonian surname meaning "chaff".
Aganad Filipino, Ilocano
From Ilocano agannad meaning "to be careful, to take care".
Aganović Bosnian
means "son of Agan
Agapov Russian
derived from male given name Agap or Agapey (Агапей)
Agapova Russian
Feminine form of Agapov.
Agar Greek, Italian, French
From the personal name Agar
Agarmaa Estonian
Agarmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "busy/industrious land".
Agarwal Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Denotes someone originally from the town of Agroha in Haryana state, India.
Agashe Indian
According to Wikipedia, Agashe is a surname used by Chitpavan Brahmins of the Kaushik gotra in the Marathi populated Deccan in India and by the Chitpavan Brahmin diaspora across the globe.
Agassi Armenian, Persian, Italian
The surname Agassi most likely evolved from a nickname for someone resembling a mappie, perhaps jokingly referred to as chattering or nagging person. ... [more]
Agata Japanese (Rare)
(Agata) written as this: 県, mean "Prefecture", or "County, Countryside, Subdivision, District".
Agate English (British)
From Middle English gate, meaning a "gate" or "street", denoting a person who lived near a major city gate or street.
Agathangelou Greek (Cypriot)
Patronymic from the genitive form of Agathangelos. Genitive patronymics are particularly associated with Cyprus.
Agatsuma Japanese (Rare)
上 (Aga) "Upper, Above" and 妻 (Tsuma) "Wife, Spouse". A notable bearer with this surname is Hiromitsu Agatsuma, a musician.
Agawa Japanese
阿 (A) means "Nook, Flatter, Corner" and 川 (Kawa) meaning "Stream, River". One notable bearer is Sawako Agawa, who is a celebrity and a writer.
Ağayev Azerbaijani
Means "son of the ağa", from the Turkish title ağa meaning "lord, master".
Agbaje Nigerian, Yoruba
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (1967-), an English actor and model of Yoruba Nigerian descent.
Agbayani Filipino, Ilocano
Means "to become a hero" in Ilocano.
Agbuya Filipino, Ilocano
Means "to watch" in Ilocano.
Agcaoili Filipino, Ilocano
Derived from Ilocano agkawili meaning "to hold on".
Ageeb Arabic
Means exotic or strange
Agejev Estonian, Lithuanian, Russian
Latinised form of Ageyev in languages without the letter "y".
Agerre Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 neighborhoods in the French department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques: the one in the commune of Mugerre, the one in the commune of Hendaia, or the one in the commune of Maule-Lextarre.
Ageyenkov Russian
variant of Ageyev
Ageyenkova Russian
feminine form of Ageyenkov (Агеенков)
Ageyev Russian
derived from given name Aggey (from Biblical Hebrew word meaning "festive")
Ageyeva Russian
Feminine form of Ageyev.
Ageykin Russian
variant of Ageyev
Ageykina Russian
Feminine form of Ageykin
Aggarwal Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Agarwal.
Agha Turkish
Means "chief, master, lord" in Turkish. From the Turkish ağa 'chief, master, lord', from the Old Turkish aqa 'elder brother'. Traditionally it was a title for a civilian or military officer, or often part of such title, and was placed after the name of certain military functionaries in the Ottoman Empire... [more]
Aghaei Persian
From the Persian title آقا (âqâ) meaning "sir, lord, mister".
Aghili Persian
From the given name Aghil.
Aginaga Basque
Habitational name from a place named Aginaga, from Basque (h)agin meaning "yew tree" combined with -aga, a collective suffix.
Agincourt Medieval English
Surname Agincourt was first found in Lincolnshire where "Walter de Aincourt, who came from Aincourt, a lordship between Mantes and Magny Normandy, where the remains of the ancient family castle still exists... [more]
Agirmo Italian
two hypotheses: either from the Greek agyrmos meaning "symposium, meeting" which was the name of the first day of the Misteri Eleusini in Athens.... [more]
Agishchev Russian
Variant of Ageyev, also possibly derived from given name Agapiy (Агапий) or Agafon (Агафон)
Agishcheva Russian
Feminine form of Agishchev (Агищев)
Agishev Russian, Kazakh, Uzbek
variant of Ageyev, also possibly derived from given name Agapiy (Агапий) or Agafon (Агафон)
Agisheva Russian, Kazakh, Uzbek
Feminine form of Agishev.
Agishin Russian
variant of Ageyev, also possibly derived from given name Agapiy (Агапий) or Agafon (Агафон)
Agishina Russian
Feminine form of Agishin (Агишин)
Agius Maltese
Derived from Arabic عَجُوز (ʿajūz) meaning "old (person), elderly".
Agler English
From one or more Middle English personal names variously written Alger, Algar, Alcher, Aucher, etc. These represent a falling together of at least three different Continental Germanic and Old English names: Adalgar "noble spear" (Old English Æ{dh}elgār), Albgar "elf spear" (Old English Ælfgār), and Aldgar "old spear" (Old English (E)aldgār)... [more]
Agnarsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Agnar" in Icelandic.
Agnew Scottish
Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.... [more]
Agoncillo Spanish (Philippines)
It is believed that the surname comes from an ancient Celtic settlement named Egon, whose ruins lie near the town of Agoncillo, La Rioja, Spain.
Agostinelli Italian
From the given name Agostino.
Agostino Italian
From the given name Agostino.
Ágoston Hungarian
From the given name Ágoston.
Agra Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese variant of Agraz.
Agras Catalan
Catalan form of the Spanish surname Agraz.
Agraz Spanish, Catalan
An occupational name for a vintner.
Agrba Abkhaz
Most likely derived from Abkhaz агыруа (ā́gər-uā) meaning "Mingrelian, farm labourer, serf", historically used to refer to the Mingrelians, an ethic sub-group of the Georgians. Alternatively, it could be from Abkhaz агара (āgārā) meaning "to take" or "to bring"... [more]
Agreste French
French cognate of Agresta. This is also the French word for the grayling butterfly.
Agrinya Nigerian (Rare)
Means "warrior" in the Nigerian language of Yala. It was an earned name.
Agron Spanish
From the town of Agrón in Granada, Spain.
Agron Russian
From the Russian Jewish last name Agronsky, which is from the given name Aaron
Agu Igbo
Agu is an Igbo surname; the word Agu means Tiger in Igobo language.
Agu Estonian
Agu is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name) meaning "daybreak/early dawn".
Agualo Chamorro
Chamoru for "pertaining to farming"
Agudo Spanish
Agudo is sharp in spanish
Aguer Dinka
the name was mainly given to boys of the Dinka tribe ,mainly in the Upper Nile state of South Sudan. meaning is unknown but is synonymous with "tree"
Aguerre Basque (Gallicized)
Parisianized form of Agerre.
Águila Spanish
From águila "eagle" (Latin aquila). This is either a nickname for a haughty man or one with an aquiline nose, or a habitational name from a place in Salamanca province called Águila.
Aguilera Spanish
Habitational name from a location in Soria province, Spain, named Aguilera, derived from Spanish aguilera meaning "eagle's nest". A famous bearer is American singer Christina Aguilera (1980-).
Aguinaldo Spanish (Philippines)
From the given name Aguinaldo. A notable bearer was Emilio Aguinaldo (1869-1964), the first president of the Philippines.
Aguinod Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano aginod meaning "plod, crawl, move slowly".
Aguirre Spanish
Hispanicized form of Agirre.
Agumanu Igbo, Trinidadian Creole
its an last name and first name that comes from an Igbo tribe in Trinidad
Aguni Japanese
From the Japanese 粟 (a or awa) "foxtail millet" and 國 or 国 (kuni, guni or koku) "country."
Aguon Chamorro
From Chamorro agu, meaning "to change, to vary" and the suffix on meaning "to be able". The term's modern usage refers to the starch portion of a Chamorro meal. In the olden days, the Chamorro meal consisted of fish and vegetables, but the starch portion of the meal would highly depend on what was in season.
Aguraiuja Estonian
Aguraiuja is an Estonian surname meaning "dawn/daybreak hewer".
Agushev Russian
Variant of Ageyev (Агеев), also possibly derived from given name Agapiy (Агапий) or Agafon (Агафон)
Agusheva Russian
Feminine form of Agushev (Агушев)
Agustin Spanish
From the given name Agustin.