All Submitted Surnames

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Cristobal Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Cristóbal primarily used in the Philippines.
Cristoforo Italian
From the given name Cristoforo.
Crivelli Italian
From the Italian crivello, which is derived from the Latin cribrum, meaning "sieve," (a mesh food strainer); likely an occupational name for a maker or user of sieves.
Crnjac Croatian
Derived from crn, meaning "black".
Crnković Croatian
Derived from crn "black". The name refers to a person who was dark-skinned, or a person from the region Crna Gora "Black Mountain" (modern-day Montenegro).
Croak English
Variant of Croke
Croake English
Variant of Croak
Croaker English
Meant "person from Crèvecoeur", the name of various places in northern France ("heartbreak", an allusion to the poverty of the local soil).
Croan Irish
Variant of Croghan.
Crock English
Meaning "barrel," signifying one who made or worked with barrels.
Crockett English, Scottish
Nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Middle English croket ''large curl'' (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque "curl", "hook").
Crockett Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riocaird "son of Richard".
Crofter English
A surname of Scottish origin used in the Highlands and Islands and means “an owner or a tenant of a small farm”. The Old English word croft seems to correspond with the Dutch kroft meaning “a field on the downs”.
Croghan Irish (Anglicized)
Irish Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchruacháin ‘son of Cú Cruacháin’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of Croghan’... [more]
Croitoru Romanian
Croitoru is a Romanian-language surnames derived from the occupation of croitor, meaning "tailor".
Croke English
Derived from the Irish name Cróc or the Norse name Krókr
Crompton English
Derived from the Old English word "Crometun"
Cromwell English
Habitational name from places in Nottinghamshire and West Yorkshire named Cromwell, from Old English crumb "bent, crooked" and well(a) "spring, stream".
Cronine Irish
Variant of Cronin
Crook Scottish, English
Possible origin a medieval topographical surname, denoting residence from the Middle English word "crok" from the Old NOrse "Krokr". Possibly a maker or seller of hooks. Another possibility is meaning crooked or bent originally used of someone with a hunch back.
Crooks English
Patrynomic for Crook.
Crossan Irish
Irish reduced form of McCrossen, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Chrosáin ‘son of the satirist’... [more]
Crossley English
From the word cross, of Latin origin, and leah "woodland, clearing". Indicated that the bearer lived by a cross in a clearing
Crosthwaite English
Means the clering of the cross
Crough English
Variant of Croke
Crow English
From Middle English crow, Old English crawa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.
Crowcroft English
From the village in England, Crowcroft
Crowe English
Variant of Crow.
Crowley Irish (Anglicized), English
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’. ... [more]
Crowner English
Means "coroner" (from Anglo-Norman corouner "coroner", a derivative of Old French coroune "crown").
Crownover German (Anglicized)
Americanised spelling of German Kronauer, denoting someone from Kronau, a town near Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It could also be an Americanised form of Kronhöfer (a variant of Grünhofer), a habitational name for someone from a lost place called Grünhof, derived from Middle High German gruene meaning "green" or kranech meaning "crane" and hof meaning "farmstead".
Crowther English
Originally meant "person who plays the crowd (an ancient Celtic stringed instrument)". It was borne by British entertainer Leslie Crowther (1933-1996).
Croy Irish (Anglicized)
A shortened form of the surname McRoy, from Irish Gaelic Mac Rúaidh "son of Rúadh", literally "the red one".
Croy Scottish
Means "person from Croy", the name of various places in Scotland.
Croydon English
From the name of a town in England, which comes from Anglo-Saxon croh “crocus” and denu “valley”.
Crozier English, French
English and French occupational name for one who carried a cross or a bishop’s crook in ecclesiastical processions, from Middle English, Old French croisier.
Cruikshank Scottish
From a medieval Scottish nickname for someone with a crooked leg (from Scots cruik "bent" + shank "leg"). This was the surname of British caricaturist George Cruikshank (1792-1872) and British actor Andrew Cruikshank (1907-1988).
Cruise English
Variant of Cruse, which is the Americanized spelling of Kruse.
Crumb English
From the English word "crumb".
Crumbaugh German (Anglicized), German (Swiss, Anglicized)
Americanised form of German Krumbach or Swiss German Grumbach.
Crumbley English
Derived from the Old English word crump meaning "bent, crooked." Perhaps a name for a person with an abnormal spine. One notable person with this surname is evil doer Ethan Crumbley, who was a school shooter in Oxford High School in Michigan.
Crump English
Originally a nickname for a crippled or deformed person, from Middle English cromp, crump meaning "bent, crooked, stooping" (from Old English crumb).
Crumrine German (Anglicized)
Americanised spelling of Krumreihn.
Crus Spanish
Variant of Cruz.
Crusoe English (Rare)
According to Reaney and Wilson this name was taken to England by John Crusoe, a Huguenot refugee from Hownescourt in Flanders, who settled in Norwich.
Cruzan Dutch
Americanized spelling of Cruyssen.
Csatár Hungarian
Meaning unknown.
Csepregi Hungarian
Someone from the district of Csepreg in Hungary
Cua Catalan
Nickname from Catalan cua meaning "tail".
Cuadra Asturian
Asturian-Leonese: probably a habitational name from a place in Asturies called Cuadra.
Cuadrado Spanish
A nickname for a thick man.
Cuadro Celtic (Latinized, Modern)
It refers to a work of art or a painting (picture, frame). It's very common in Portugal.
Cuaresma Spanish
It means "Lent".
Cuarto Italian
Italian:... [more]
Cuautli Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl quauhtli meaning "eagle".
Cuaya Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Grau.
Cuba Portuguese, Asturian-Leonese, Galician, Spanish
habitational name from any of the places in Portugal (in the provinces of Alentejo and Beira Baixa) or Spain (in Aragon, Asturies, and Galicia) named Cuba, from cuba ‘barrel’ (from Latin cupa)... [more]
Cucolo Italian, Austrian, Judeo-Italian
Used in Austria, and in southern regions of Italy.
Cuda Slovak
Derives from the word name derives from cuda meaning "miracle".
Cudak Polish
Means "oddity, crank" in Polish. It can also come from the word cud meaning "miracle, wonder".
Cuddihy Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuidighthigh meaning "descendant of Cuidightheach".
Cuello Spanish
From Spanish meaning "neck". Could be a nickname for a person with a stiff neck.
Cuenca Spanish
Cuenca is an ancient Spanish last name which originated from Cuenca, a city in the Kingdom of Castilla.... [more]
Cuerden English
Derived from a geographical locality. 'of Cuerden,' a township in the parish of Leyland, Lancashire.
Cuervo Spanish
Means "raven, crow" in Spanish, ultimately from Latin corvus. From a nickname for a man with strikingly glossy black hair or with a raucous voice. Alternatively, a habitational name from places containing this word (e.g. El Cuervo, Teruel).
Cuff English
From the english word "cuff"
Cugini Italian (Rare)
Means "cousins" in Italian.
Cui Chinese
From Chinese 崔 (cuī) referring to a place called Cui that existed in what is now Shandong province.
Cuizon Filipino
From Hokkien 貴孫 (kuì sun) meaning "expensive grandchild" or "precious grandchild".
Ćuk Serbian, Croatian
Derived from ćuk (ћук), meaning "scops owl".
Culbert Anglo-Saxon, Irish, English, Scottish
Meaning and origin are uncertain. Edward MacLysaght (The Surnames of Ireland, 1999, 6th Ed., Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland and Portland, Oregon, USA) states that this surname is of Huguenot (French Protestant) origin, and found mainly in Ireland's northern province of Ulster... [more]
Culbertson English, Scottish, Northern Irish
Patronymic from Culbert.
Culindris Cantabrian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Culkin Irish
Reduced anglicization of Irish Gaelic Mac Uilcín meaning "descendant of Uilcín", a diminutive of Ulick, itself an Irish diminutive of William.
Cullimore English (Rare)
Apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place. There is a place called Colleymore Farm in Oxfordshire, but it is not clear whether this is the source of the surname, with its many variant spellings
Cully English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Colla meaning "descendant of Colla". The Old Irish name Colla was a variant of Conla (perhaps the same Connla).
Culpeper English
Variant of Culpepper. Known bearers of this surname include: Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1664), an English herbalist, physician and astrologer; and English colonial administrator Thomas Culpeper, 2nd Baron Culpeper (1635-1689), governor of Virginia 1680-1683... [more]
Culpepper English
Means "person who collects, prepares and/or sells herbs and spices" (from Middle English cullen "to pick" + pepper).
Culver English
Means "person who keeps or looks after doves", or from a medieval nickname for someone thought to resemble a dove (e.g. in mild disposition) (in either case from Middle English culver "dove")... [more]
Culvért French, English, Irish
English version of the Old French, Culvere. Means Peaceful and Mildest of tempers.
Cumani Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Cumba Gaulish
A topographic name from Gaulish cumba meaning "narrow valley" or a habitational name for a village associated with this name (see Coombe).
Cumberbatch English
Name for someone from Comberbach in North Cheshire. May come from etymological elements meaning "stream in a valley."
Cumberland English
Regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).
Cumming Irish, Scottish, English
Perhaps from a Celtic given name derived from the element cam "bent", "crooked"
Cunanan Filipino, Pampangan
Meaning uncertain, of Kapampangan origin.
Cunard English
Derived from the Anglo-Saxon given name Cyneheard.
Cundall English
This is an English surname, deriving from the village so-named in North Yorkshire. The village takes its name from the Cumbric element cumb meaning 'dale' (cognate with Welsh cwm, 'valley') and Old Norse dalr meaning 'valley', forming a compound name meaning 'dale-valley'.
Cung Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (Gōng) meaning "General", "Total".
Cunha Portuguese
Habitational name from any of numerous locations named Cunha, probably named from Portuguese cunha meaning "wedge" or Galician cuinha meaning "hill".
Cunliffe English
Originally meant "person from Cunliffe", Lancashire ("slope with a crevice" (literally "cunt-cliff")).
Cunniff Irish
From Irish Gaelic Mac Conduibh "son of Condubh", a personal name meaning literally "black dog".
Cunnington English (American)
Scottish linked to {Marshall}
Cuomo Italian
Probably from a shortened form of Cuosëmo, a Neapolitan variant of the Italian male personal name Cosimo.
Curcio Italian
This name derives from Latin “curtĭus”, which in turn derives from the Latin “curtus” meaning “shortened, short, mutilated, broken, incomplete”.
Curie French
Occupational name for a farm hand, from Old French éscuerie "stable".
Curmi Maltese
(Warning: Whatever you do, don't look up the coat of arms, if you're squeamish. Take me seriously.)
Curniana Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Salas.
Curnow Cornish
Ethnic name for someone from Cornwall.
Curovich ?
Possible other spelling Curovic. Great Grandfather born in Austria, but name traces back to Croatia possibly.
Curphey Manx
Sea warror from the Viking
Current Irish
The surname of Current, is of Irish/Scottish with several different families, and meanings of this name. There are many spelling variations of this name.
Currer English
It was a name given to someone who was a messenger or person who "dresses tanned leather". In the former case, the surname Currer is derived from the Old French words corëor or courreour, which means "courier".
Currie Scottish, Irish
Irish: Habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh, dative case of currach ‘wet plain’, ‘marsh’. It is also a habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire (see Corrie).... [more]
Currier English
Occupational surname meaning "a worker who prepared leather".
Curry Scottish, English
Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie.
Cursio Italian
Variant of the italian surname Curcio
Curtin Irish (Anglicized), Scottish (Anglicized), English
Irish and Scottish reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cruitín ‘son of Cruitín’, a byname for a hunchback (see Mccurtain)... [more]
Cusack Irish
An Irish family name of Norman origin, originally from Cussac in Guienne (Aquitaine), France. The surname died out in England, but is common in Ireland, where it was imported at the time of the Norman invasion of Ireland in the 12th century.
Cuspedal Leonese
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Santu Miḷḷanu.
Cust English
Metronymic short form of the given name Custance.
Custer German (Anglicized)
Anglicization of the German surname Köster or Küster, literally "sexton". A famous bearer was George Custer (1839-1876), the American cavalry general. General Custer and his army were defeated and killed by Sioux and Cheyenne forces under Sitting Bull in the Battle of Little Bighorn (1876; also known colloquially as Custer's Last Stand).
Custódio Portuguese
From the given name Custódio.
Custodio Spanish
From the given name Custodio.
Cuthbert English
Derived from the name Cuthbert
Cuthbertson English, Scottish
Patronymic surname from the personal name Cuthbert.
Cutler English
Given to a "knife maker" or a man that "makes cutlery"
Cutright English (?)
Possibly an occupational name for someone who makes carts.
Cutter English
This surname is derived from an occupation. 'the cutter,' i.e. cloth-cutter
Cuyler Dutch
Variant of Koole or Kuilart.
Cvetanov Bulgarian
Variant spelling of Tsvetanov.
Cvijetić Serbian, Croatian
Means "little flower".
Cvitković Croatian
Patronymic, means "son of Cvitko".
Ćwikliński Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masovian villages in Gmina Płońsk: Ćwiklinek or Ćwiklin.
Cwynar Polish
Polonized form of the German surname Zwirner, an occupational name for a yarn or twine maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zwirn ‘twine’, ‘yarn’
Cygan Polish
Ethnic name or nickname from a word meaning ‘gypsy’, ‘Romany’.Altered spelling of eastern German Zigan, from Hungarian cigány ‘gypsy’.
Cyle English
Variant of Kille.
Cypher German (Anglicized, Rare)
Fanciful Americanized spelling of German Seifer.
Cypress English
Translation of German Zypress, a topographic name for someone living near a cypress tree or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a cypress, Middle High German zipres(se) (from Italian cipressa, Latin cupressus), or possibly of any of various Greek family names derived from kyparissos ‘cypress’, as for example Kyparissis, Kyparissos, Kyparissiadis, etc.
Cyprian English
Possibly an altered spelling of French Cyprien, from a medieval personal name, from Latin Cyprianus (originally an ethnic name for an inhabitant of Cyprus), or a shortened form of Greek Kyprianos, Kyprianis, Kyprianidis, ethnic names for an inhabitant of Cyprus (Greek Kypros), or patronymics from the personal name Kyprianos (of the same derivation)... [more]
Cyprien French
From the given name Cyprien.
Cyr French
From the Latin personal name Quiricus or Cyricus, Greek Kyrikos or Kyriakos, ultimately from Greek kyrios 'lord', 'master'.
Cyrus English
From the given name Cyrus. A notable bearer is American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus (1992-).
Cytovič Belarusian
Belarusian Latin spelling of Tsytovich.
Cywiński Polish
Habitational name, possibly for someone from Cywiny in Ciechanów province.
Czar Russian
Czar is Russian for Caesar. Czar was the title given to the emperor’s of Russia.
Czarnecka Polish
Feminine form of Czarnecki.
Czarnecki Polish
Name for someone from a place called Czarnca, Czarnocin or Czarnia, all derived from Polish czarny meaning "black".
Czarniecki Polish
Name for a person from a town named Czarnca, Czarne, Czarnocin or Czarnia, all derived from Polish czarny meaning "black".
Czarny Polish
Means "black" in Polish.
Czech Czech, Polish
Czech means "Czech man".
Czelusniak Czech
Jewish, Polish
Czerny Polish
Variant of Czarny
Czerwonka Polish
Derived from Polish czerwony meaning "red", probably a nickname for a person who had red hair or a ruddy complexion, or for someone who frequently wore the colour red.
Czesky Czech, Polish
Czesky means "bohemian" in Polish.
Czeslawowicz Polish
Patronymic from the given name Czeslaw.
Czesławski Polish
Indicates familial origin from either Czesławice or Czesławów.
Czicagia Polish
Habitational name meaning someone who is from Chicago.
Czubiński Polish
This denotes that someone’s family originated in the Masovian village of Czubin.
Czymbor Polish
From cząber, cząbr, cąber "aromatic plant Satureja."
Czyżewski Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Czyżew or Czyżewo, derived from Polish czyż meaning "siskin".
Daae Literature, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian surname, originating in Trondheim in the 17th century. Also a variant of Daa, the name of a Danish noble family which originated in Southern Jutland in the 14th century... [more]
Daane Dutch
From a pet form of the personal name Daniel.
Dabb English
Variant of Dobb, a pet form of Robert.
D'abbadie French, English, Occitan
Means "of the Abbey" from the Occitan abadia. Variants Abadia, Abbadie, Abadie, Abada, and Badia mean "Abbey".
Dabbagh Arabic, Persian
Means "tanner, currier" in Arabic.
D'abbeville French
Means "of Abbeville" Abbeville is a commune in France. Takes its name from Latin Abbatis Villa meaning "Abbot's Village".
Dabie Akan (Latinized, Modern)
Dabie was originally from the Bono people of Ghana and it is portrayed as a royal name amongst the people. Many individuals who have inherited this name are Chiefs. It's meaning is someone who's a Warrior.
D'abreo Italian
Origin is Italian
Dąbrowska Polish
Feminine form of Dąbrowski.
Dąbrowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations named Dąbrowa or Dobrów, derived from Polish dąb meaning "oak".
Dacanay Filipino, Ilocano
Meaning unknown.
Da Cruz Portuguese
A variant of Cruz, with the addition of the preposition 'da' (meaning 'of the' or 'from the').
Dacy English
Variant of Dacey.
Dadashev Dagestani, Kazakh
Variant transcription of Dadashov.
Dadaşov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Dadaş".
D'Addario Italian
From the given name Addario.
Dade Irish
Anglicized form of MacDaibheid, meaning "son of David".
Dady Irish
Variant of Deady.
Dady Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from a place called Dad, in Fejér and Komárom counties, or Dada, in Somogy and Szabolcs counties.
Dae Korean
From Sino-Korean 大 meaning “great”.