All Submitted Surnames

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Beier German
Variant of Bayer.
Beifong Popular Culture
Surname of Toph from the American TV show "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Could be derived from the Chinese word "北方 (Běifāng)" meaning "north".
Beihl English, German
Variant of Biehl, a short form of BIEHLER.
Beijering Dutch
The name Beijering Probably comes from the other but wider spread Dutch surname, Meijering. There is'nt much info I was able to find about both surnames except that there are many diferent forms of the surname like: Beije, Beijerink, Beijeringh, Beijer, Meijer, Meijerink, Meijeringh, etc... [more]
Beilen Dutch
Place name in The Netherlands
Beilin Yiddish
Derived from the feminine given name Beile or Bayla; the given names themselves are Yiddish forms of English Bella... [more]
Beilschmidt German
means "Axe Smith" in german
Beining German
This famous surname, one of the earliest recorded in history, and recorded in over two hundred spellings from Benedicte, Benech and Bennet, to Banish, Beinosovitch and Vedyasov, derives from the Roman personal name "Benedictus", meaning blessed.
Beisel German
German:... [more]
Bejar Spanish
From the town of the same name in Spain
Bekanowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Bekanówka.
Bekbolatov m Kazakh
Means "son of Bekbolat".
Bekbolatova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Bekbolatov.
Beketov m Kazakh
Means "son of Beket".
Beketova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Beketov.
Bekhti Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic بَخْت (baḵt) meaning "luck, fortune".
Bekirov Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Bekir".
Bekjanov m Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kazakh Бекжанов (see Bekzhanov).
Bekjanova f Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kazakh Бекжанова (see Bekzhanova).
Bekker Afrikaans
bekker is a regional form of Dutch bakker which means Baker
Bekmuratov Kazakh
Means "son of Bekmurat".
Bekmuratova f Kyrgyz, Kazakh
Feminine form of Bekmuratov.
Bekov Ingush, Kazakh, Uzbek
Means "son of Bek".
Bektaş Turkish
From the Turkic military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" combined with Turkish taş meaning "stone, rock".
Bektešević Bosnian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Bektaş".
Bekzhanov m Kazakh
Means "son of Bekzhan".
Bekzhanova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Bekzhanov.
Belabbas Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic بن عباس (bin Abbas) meaning "son of Abbas".
Belal Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Belal.
Belalcázar Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality with the coordinates 38°34′31″N 5°10′02″W.
Belarbi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of the Arab" from Arabic بْن (bn) meaning "son (of)" and اَلعَرَبِيّ (al-ʿarabiyy) meaning "the Arab".
Belchior Portuguese
From the given name Belchior.
Belen Jewish
Variant of Belenky.
Beleski Macedonian
Macedonian cognate of Malewski.
Belew English, Irish
variant spelling of Bellew.
Belfer Jewish
Occupational name from Yiddish be(he)lfer, ba(he)lfer "teacher’s assistant".
Belfiore Italian
Means "beautiful (as a) flower", derived from Italian bel "beautiful" combined with Italian fiore "flower". Two Italian sources claim that this surname was derived from the medieval masculine given name Belfiore (which has of course the same meaning), but I can find no evidence that this was an actual given name in medieval Italy... [more]
Belgasem Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Belkacem (chiefly Libyan).
Belgibaev Kazakh
Means "son of Belgibay".
Belgique French (Belgian)
Denotes someone from Belgium.
Belgrave English
Aristocratic surname from French, meaning "beautiful grove"; comes from a place name in Leicestershire. A famous namesake is British polar explorer Belgrave Ninnis, who perished in Antarctica on a 1912 expedition.
Belhadi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From an Arabic name meaning "father of Hadi" (chiefly Algerian).
Belhadj Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of the pilgrim" from Arabic بْن (bn) meaning "son (of)" اَلحَاجّ (al-ḥājj) meaning "the pilgrim".
Belić Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word belo meaning "white".
Belikov Russian
From Russian белый (beliy) meaning "white, fair".
Belimace Romanian
From the Aromanian language.
Bělín Czech
Either a nickname from Czech bílý ‘white’ or a derivative of the female personal name Běla (which also means ‘white’), denoting the son or husband of a woman so named.
Belin Serbian
Variant of Belan.
Belin Yiddish
Metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Beyle meaning ‘beautiful’ (related to French belle).
Belinsky Russian, Jewish
Habitational surname for someone from Belin (Bilyn) in Ukraine, which may be derived from Proto-Slavic *bělъ "white".
Belisario Italian, Spanish
From the given name Belisario.
Béliveau French (Rare), French (Quebec)
Derived from Old French besliver meaning "to stagger along", originally a nickname referring to a drunkard. It could also denote a person who lived in a beautiful, lovely valley, derived from French beau "beautiful" or Old French beu, bel "fair, lovely", combined with val meaning "valley"... [more]
Belkadi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic بن قاضي (bin qadi) meaning "son of the judge".
Belkalem Arabic (Maghrebi)
This is the surname of Essaïd Belkalem (1989-), an Algerian footballer.
Belkin Russian
Patronymic from the nickname Belka meaning "squirrel" (a derivative of bely "white", referring to the animal's white stomach).
Belladonna English (Rare), Popular Culture
Named after an extremely poisonous plant (Atropa belladonna; also known as the deadly nightshade). One fictional bearer of this surname is Blake Belladonna, a main character from the popular web series RWBY.
Bellagamba Italian
Means "beautiful leg" in Italian.
Bellanca Sicilian
Originally a nickname derived from Italian bella "beautiful" and anca "hip".
Belland French
Variant of Beland.
Bellaria Italian
From the place name Bellaria, in Milan, Veneto, Piedmont and Sicily, these homonyms widespread throughout Italy.
Belle English
Possibly a variant of Bell 1 or Bell 2.
Bellegarde French
Derived from a toponym meaning "beautiful watch-tower, look-out".
Belleisle French
Name for someone from an island named Belle Isle, French for "beautiful island".
Bellers English
Name came from the son of a French Noble born in Leicestershire, England. Hamon Bellers took his last name after the Kirby Bellers (Bellars) which was the name of the land given to him by his father.
Bellet French
Comes from a derivative of bel ‘handsome’.
Bellew English, Irish
Of Norman origin: habitational name from any of the various places in northern France, such as Belleu (Aisne), named in Old French with bel ‘beautiful’ + l(i)eu ‘place’, or from Belleau (Meurthe-et-Moselle), which is named with Old French bel ‘lovely’ + ewe ‘water’ (Latin aqua), or from Bellou (Calvados), which is probably named with a Gaulish word meaning ‘watercress’... [more]
Belleza Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish belleza "beauty".
Bellingham English
Habitational name from places called Bellingham.
Bellizzi Maltese
A name of Maltese origin meaning "beautiful".
Bellman English
Occupational name for someone who worked as a bell-ringer.
Bellman Swedish, English
Swedish and English form of Bellmann. A notable bearer was Swedish composer, poet and entertainer Carl Michael Bellman (1740-1795).
Bellmann German
Habitational name derived from places in Germany named either Bell, Belle, or Bellen.
Belloc French
Habitational name for a person from the commune of Belloc in southwestern France, of unknown etymology.
Bellocchio Italian
Means "beautiful eyes", from bello "beautiful" and occhio "eyes", or perhaps from belloccio "good-looking, attractive".
Bellock English, Irish
Meaning "young bull". It was a nickname for energetic people, or those who owned bulls.
Bellon French (Swiss)
Derived from the given name Apollonius.
Bellringer English (British, Rare)
Occupational name for a person who rung bells (usually a church bell).
Bellumus Late Roman
Means "beautiful man" derived from the elements bellus "beautiful" and homo "man"
Belluomini Italian
Variant and plural of Belluomo
Bellut French
Variant of Ballut.
Belmahdi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic بن مهدي (bin Mahdi) meaning "son of Mahdi".
Belmokhtar Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Mokhtar (chiefly Algerian).
Belmondo Italian
Name of Italian origin meaning "beautiful world". Famous bearers of the name are the French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933-) and the Italian cross-country skier, twice Olympic champion and four times World champion Stefania Belmondo (1969-).
Belmont English
English surname of Norman origin, a variant of the surname Beaumont, which was derived from place names meaning "lovely hill" in Old French (from beu, bel "fair, lovely" and mont "hill").
Belonger French (Quebec)
variant of French Belanger or Boulanger
Belov Russian
From Russian белый (beliy) meaning "white".
Belova f Russian
Feminine form of Belov.
Belovuk Serbian
Means "white wolf" in Serbian.
Belrio Spanish
From the Spanish word meaning "beautiful river".
Belskiy m Russian, Yiddish
Means "white".
Belyakov Russian
Derived from the Russian word belyak meaning "white rabbit".... [more]
Belyakova Russian
Derived from the Russian word belyak meaning "white rabbit".... [more]
Belzer German
Occupational name for a furrier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bel(li)z "fur"
Belzer Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Belz in Ukraine.
Bełzowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Bełzów.
Ben Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Arabic بْن (bn), a form of اِبْن (ibn) meaning "son (of), offspring". It is often used as a prefix for other Maghrebi patronymic names (such as Benali "son of Ali 1" or Ben Amor "son of Amor").
Béna Hungarian
Nickname from béna ‘lame’, or from a pet form of Benedek.
Bena Italian
From a reduced form of the medieval personal name Benenato.
Ben Abdallah Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Arabic بن عبد الله (bin Abd Allah) meaning "son of Abdullah".
Ben-Aharon Hebrew
Means "son of Aaron" in Hebrew.
Ben Ahmed Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Ahmad" (chiefly used in Tunisia).
Ben Ali Arabic (Maghrebi), Comorian
Maghrebi transcription of Arabic بن علي (bin Ali) meaning "son of Ali 1". A notable bearer was Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936-2019), who served as the president of Tunisia from 1987 to 2011.
Benally Navajo
From Navajo binálí meaning "his grandchild", derived from análí meaning "(paternal) grandchild". It was commonly adopted when Native Americans were required to take surnames for record purposes.
Ben-ami Hebrew
בֶּן עַמִּי means "son of my people".
Ben Amor Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Umar" in Arabic, chiefly used in Tunisia.
Benanti Italian
From a derivative of Bene, a short form of the various omen names formed with this element (from Latin bene ‘well’), such as Benedetto, Benvenuto, etc.
Ben Ari Hebrew
Means "son of Ari 1" in Hebrew.
Ben Asher Jewish
Means "son of Asher" in Hebrew.
Benatallah Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Atallah" in Arabic, chiefly used in Algeria.
Benatar Jewish
Possibly from Hebrew בֵּן (ben) meaning "son" and עתר ('atar) meaning "petitioner".
Benavides Spanish
Patronymic name from the Medieval personal name Ben Avid, of Arabic origin, derived from ibn Abd meaning "son of the servant of God".
Benayoun Judeo-Spanish
Means "son of Ayoun", from a Tamazight transcription of the given name Chayyim.
Ben Brahim Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Brahim" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
Benbrahim Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ben Brahim (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Benchabane Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Chabane" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian).
Benčić Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Benčići, Croatia.
Benda Czech
Benda is short form from names Benjamin or Benedikt.
Ben David Jewish
Means "son of David" in Hebrew.
Ben Dayan Hebrew
Means "son of Dayan (a judge)" in Hebrew.
Bender German, German (East Prussian)
As a German surname, Bender is a regional occupational surname from the Rhineland area denoting a "barrel-maker" (the Standard German Fassbinder became "Fassbender" in the local dialects and ultimately was shortened to Bender).... [more]
Ben Dor Hebrew
Means “son of Dor” in Hebrew.
Bendtsdatter Danish (Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic)
Strictly feminine patronymic for Bendt.
Bendul English
Of Anglo-Saxon origin, from the parish of Benthall in Shropshire.
Bendy American
A notable example of this surname is Anthony Bendy
Benedek Hungarian
From the given name Benedek.
Benedetto Italian
From the given name Benedetto.
Benedict English
Of Latin origin. Due to an early association as a saint's name and a papal name, often said to mean "blessed." Originally the Latin elements are 'bene-' meaning "good" or as an adverb "well" plus '-dict,' meaning "spoken." Thus, the literal meaning is "well spoken." ... [more]
Benedictson English
English surname meaning "Son of Benedict"
Benedikt German
From the given name Benedikt.
Benedito Portuguese
From the given name Benedito.
Benefiel French (Modern, Rare)
Meaning: Bean field
Benelli Italian
The distinguished surname Benelli originated in an area of Italy, known as the Papal States. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adapt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent... [more]
Benesh Yiddish
From the given name Benesh, a Yiddish diminutive of Benedict.
Ben Ezra Hebrew
Means "son of Ezra" in Hebrew.
Benfarès Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Farès" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Benfield English
habitational name from one or more of the numerous places in England called Benfield or Binfield which are named from Middle English bent "bent-grass" and feld "open country" or "land converted to arable use" (Old English beonet and feld).
Bengtson English, Swedish
Variant of the Swedish surname Bengtsson.
Ben-Gurion Hebrew
Means "son of the lion cub", from Hebrew גוּר (gur) meaning "lion cub, young lion". A notable bearer was the Polish-born David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973; real name David Grün), the founding father of Israel who also served as the country's first prime minister.
Ben Hadj Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of the pilgrim"; the title Hadj refers to a Muslim who has successfully completed the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This surname is mainly found in Tunisia.
Ben Haim Jewish
Means "son of Chayyim" in Hebrew.
Benhaim Judeo-Spanish, Northern African
Variant of Ben Haim used by Jews in North Africa.
Benhassi Arabic (Maghrebi)
A notable bearer is Hasna Benhassi (1978-), a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner.
Ben Hassine Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Husayn" in Arabic (chiefly Tunisian).
Benício Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish form of Benedict, from the Late Latin name Benedictus, which meant "blessed". A notable bearer is Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro (born 1967).
Benigni Italian
Patronymic form of Benigno. A notable bearer is the Italian actor and comedian Roberto Benigni (1952-).
Benigno Spanish, Italian
From the given name Benigno.
Benihana Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 紅粉 (see Kōka).
Ben Israel Hebrew
Means "son of Israel" in Hebrew.
Benitez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Benítez primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Benito Spanish
From the given name Benito.
Benjamin English
From the given name Benjamin
Benjamínsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Benjamín" in Icelandic.
Benjamínsson Icelandic
Means "son of Benjamín" in Icelandic.
Ben Jeddou Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning uncertain; primarily used in Tunisian Arabic.
Benjelloun Arabic (Maghrebi)
Of uncertain meaning, possibly of Sephardic origin.
Ben Khalifa Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Khalifa" (primarily used for Tunisian and Algerian Arabic).
Benkirane Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic بْن (bn) meaning "son" combined with كِيرَان (kīrān) meaning "forges, furnaces", possibly denoting descent of a blacksmith or metalworker (chiefly Moroccan).
Ben Kol Hebrew
Meaning "son of Kol".
Benkowski Polish
Polish Origin
Ben Larbi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Larbi" in Arabic (primarily Tunisian and Moroccan).
Ben Maimon Jewish, Judeo-Arabic
Means "son of Maimon" in Hebrew.
Ben Mansour Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Mansour" (chiefly Tunisian).
Ben Menachem Hebrew
Means "son of Menachem" in Hebrew.
Ben Mohamed Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Mohamed" (chiefly Maghrebi).
Ben Moshe Hebrew
Means "son of Moshe" in Hebrew.
Benmoussa Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Moussa" in Arabic.
Ben Naim Hebrew
Means "son of Naim" or "pleasant son" in Hebrew.
Bennani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "my son" in Hebrew, from בן (ben) meaning "son" and אני (ani) meaning "I, me". This is the name of a Moroccan family of Jewish origin that converted to Islam.
Ben Natan Hebrew
Means "son of Natan" in Hebrew. (see Nathan)
Benner German
Occupational name for a basket and bassinet maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German benne 'work basket', 'bassinet', 'cradle'.
Bennettson English
Means 'Son of Bennett'.
Benni Italian
"son of Benno". From Bennus.