All Submitted Surnames

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Dipasupil Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be suppressed" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and supil meaning "subdued, suppressed".
Dipatuan Filipino, Maranao
From a Malay word meaning "master, sir, ruler".
Di Pego Italian
the origin of di Pego is unknown, but translates to 'I caught', in Italian.... [more]
Diroma Italian
From Rome or of Rome.
Discipulo Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish discípulo meaning "disciple."
Disharoon French (Americanized)
Americanized form of an unidentified French name, possibly de Charente. This name was established in MD by the end of the 17th century.
Diskin Irish (Anglicized)
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díscín "descendant of Díscín", which may be derived from díosc "barren". The place name Ballyeeskeen, now Ballydiscin, in County Sligo, is derived from the surname.
Dison English
Son of Di
Dissanayaka Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Dissanayake.
Dissanayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit देश (desha) meaning "region, country, kingdom" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Di Stasio Italian
Means "son of Stasio", Stasio being a short form of Anastasio.
Distel German, Low German, Dutch
Topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of ground overgrown with thistles, or perhaps a nickname for a "prickly" person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch distel "thistle".
Distler German
Topographic name for someone who lived in a place where thistles grew, from German Distel "thistle" (see Distel) and -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.
Dith Khmer
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "scholar, teacher, learned man". It can also be considered a form of the Chinese surname Di.
Dittman German (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of German Dittmann.
Dittmann German
Variant of Dittmar. In eastern Germany, this form has been used for Dittmar since the 15th century.
Divata Filipino (Rare, Archaic)
Is Visayan or Mindanao word which means "Guardian/Protector of the Nature"... [more]
Divina Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish divina meaning "divine, godlike".
Divinagracia Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Divine Grace" in Spanish.
Divita Italian
Derives from the word vita meaning "life".
Divjak Croatian, Serbian
From divjak meaning ''savage''.
Dix English
From the given name Dick.
Dixie English
From the given name Dick or from the Latin word dixi "I have spoken".
Dixit Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Odia
Alternate transcription of Dikshit.
Dizon Filipino
From Hokkien 二孫 (di-sun) or 二孙 (di-sun) meaning "second grandson".
Djabou Arabic (Maghrebi), Central African
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Abdelmoumene Djabou (1987-), an Algerian footballer.
Djärv Swedish (Rare)
Means "bold, daring" in Swedish.
Djazairi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic الجزائر (al-Jazā’ir) meaning "the islands", referring to the country of Algeria or referring to an Algerian person. This surname could be used to refer to someone from the city of Algiers, or just a general Algerian person.
Djerf Swedish
Variant of Djärv.
Djokoto African
from Togo Lome, Vogan in west Africa from the djokoto family.
Djordjević Serbian
Alternate transcription of Đorđević.
Djukanović Montenegrin
Alternate transcription of Đukanović.
Djurović Montenegrin, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Djuro".
D'Kabral Indian (Christian), Marathi
Form of Cabral more common among Marathi Christians.
Dlouhá Czech
Means "Long".
Dlouhý Czech
Means "Long".
Dlutowski Polish
A Polish surname originating in central Poland, Dlutowski literary translates into “of Dłutów”.
D'Mello Indian (Christian)
Variant of Mello more common among Christians from India.
Dmitriev Russian
Means "son of Dmitry".
Dmitrieva Russian
Feminine form of Dmitriev.
Dmitriyev Russian
Variant transcription of Dmitryev.
Dmitriyevich Russian
Derived from the Given Name Dmitry.
Dmitrov Russian
meaning "son of Dmitri"
Dmitryev Russian
Means "son of Dmitriy".
Đặng Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Deng, from Sino-Vietnamese 鄧 (đặng).
Doak Scots
A Scots Gaelic name said to be either an Anglicized version of Dabhóc that is a pet form of the given name David or a pet form of the given name Caradoc.
Đoàn Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Duan from Sino-Vietnamese 段 (đoàn).
Doane Irish
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, meaning ‘the little black one’, a common name in the 16th century in southern Ireland, or Ó Damháin ‘descendant of Damhán’ meaning ‘fawn’, ‘little stag’, a rare Ulster name... [more]
Dobb English
From a nickname of Robert, a variant is Dobbs.
Dobbe English
From the medieval personal name Dobbe, one of several pet forms of Robert in which the initial letter was altered. Compare Hobbs.
Dobberstein German
Metonymic occupational name for a dice maker or a nickname for a dice player, from Middle High German topel ‘die’ + stein ‘stone’, ‘cube’.
Dobbins English
Means "son of Dobbin," which is a medieval diminutive of the name Dob, a medieval short form of the personal name Robert.
Dobell English (Australian)
Sir William. 1899–1970, Australian portrait and landscape painter. Awarded the Archibald prize (1943) for his famous painting of Joshua Smith which resulted in a heated clash between the conservatives and the moderns and led to a lawsuit.
Dobesh Czech (Americanized)
Americanized spelling of Czech Dobeš, from the Czech personal name Tobiáš, or of German Döbesch, from the same Czech personal name or some other Slavic form of Tobias .
Dobie Scottish
Variant of Doby.
Dobileit German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German (and thus heavily Lithuanian influenced) name meaning "clover; trefoil".
Dobrik Slovak
From youtuber David Dobrik (1996-)
Dobrovolný Czech
Means "voluntary", "free".
Dobrynin Russian
Means "son of Dobrynya".
Dobrzankowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Dobrzankowo.
Doby English
From a diminutive of the given name Dob or Dobbe, itself a medieval diminutive of Robert (one of several rhyming nicknames of Robert in which the initial letter was altered; compare Hobbs).
Docherty Scottish
Scottish spelling of the Irish surname Doherty.
Docilus Ancient Roman
Don't know the source, which is why I put other.
Docker English
Docker is a locational surname from Docker, Westmoreland and Docker, Lancashire. May also refer to the occupation of dockers.
Dodd English
"Son of Dod." Variant of Dodds.
Dodds English
From dod, meaning "something rounded" in German.
Dodge English
Possibly a nickname from Middle English dogge "dog" (Old English docga, dogga).
Dodgen English
From a pet form of Dogge (see Dodge).
Dodgson English
Patronymic form of Dodge.
Dodie Scottish (Modern)
Dodie is a Scottish shortening of the name "Dorothy" it is quite rare and one of the only famous people with this name is the singer/songwrite Dodie Clark.
Dodson English (British)
Means "son of Dodd" (see Dudda).
Doe English
An English nickname for a gentle person from the word for a female deer. Originally a female first name transferred to use as a surname. Well known in American law as a hypothetical surname for a person unnamed in legal proceedings, as in Jane Doe or John Doe.
Doepner German
Derived from Middle Low German top and dop "pot". This is an occupational surname originally given to a potter.
Doerflinger German
Habitational name for someone from any of several places in Bavaria named Dörfling.
Doerner German
German (Dörner): see Dorner .
Doğan Turkish
Means "hawk, falcon" in Turkish.
Dogg English
From the word dog this is the stage surname of American rapper Snoop Dogg born Calvin Broadus Jr. (b. 1971)
Dohmen Medieval Dutch
Derived from dutch surname Damen
Dohrmann Low German
North German topographic name for someone who lived by the gates of a town or city (see Thor).
Doi Japanese
Do ("Earth") + I ("Habitation") or ("Well, Mineshaft") in a different region. "Earth Well" is used mainly in the west and in Shikoku, the "Earth Habitation" kanji is used in eastern Japan. This name isn't rare and considered out of the ordinary, but it's uncommon to the ears.
Dōjima Japanese
From Japanese 堂 (dou) meaning "temple, shrine" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Dokbua Thai
Means "lotus, water lily" in Thai.
Dokgo Korean
Korean form of Dugu, from Sino-Korean 獨孤
Đokić Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Đoka".
Đoković Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Đoka".
Dole English, Irish (Anglicized)
English: from Middle English dole ‘portion of land’ (Old English dal ‘share’, ‘portion’). The term could denote land within the common field, a boundary mark, or a unit of area; so the name may be of topographic origin or a status name... [more]
Doleschal German
German cognate of Doležal.
Dolf African
DOLF FAMILY OF CAPE TOWN
Doll Upper German, German, English
South German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, ‘mad’; also ‘strong’, ‘handsome’.... [more]
Dollahan Irish
Variant of Hallahan, meaning "Descendent of Áilleacháin"
Dollanganger English
The name of the family in the Dollanganger series by V.C. Andrews.
Dollar Scottish, English (American)
Scottish: habitational name from Dollar in Clackmannanshire.... [more]
Dolphin English, Irish
Derived from the Old Norse personal name Dólgfinnr.
Doman Czech, Slovak, Polish
Derivative of the personal name Tomas, or Slavic, Polish name formed with 'doma' meaning home or domestic such as Domasław or Domarad, also shortened from the surname Domański.
Domański Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations called Domanice or Domaniew, or places named with Doman.
Dome English
Occupational name from the Old English root doma, dema ‘judge’, ‘arbiter’. Compare Dempster.
Domènech Catalan
From the given name Domènec.
Domenico Italian
From the given name Domenico
Dominczyk Polish
From the Polish from "Little Lord." The suffix, -czyk generally denotes the diminutiveness of the root word.
Domingos Portuguese
From the given name Domingos
Domingues Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Domínguez.
Dominguez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Domínguez primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Dominiak Polish
Derived from the given name Dominik.
Dominic English
From the given name Dominic
Dominie Scottish
Occupational name for a church schoolmaster, from Latin domine, a vocative form of dominus, "lord" "master".
Dominiković Croatian
Means "son of Dominik" in Croatian.
Dominique French
From the given name Dominique
Domizio Italian
From the given name Domizio
Domonkos Hungarian
From the given name Domonkos.
Don Scottish
Don derives from the Old Gaelic "donn", brown, or the Old English pre 7th Century "dunn", brown, or the Old English pre 7th Century "dunn", dull brown or dark, and was originally given as a distinguishing nickname to someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion.
Donabedian Armenian
Patronymic from classical Armenian tōnapet meaning ‘head of a festival’.
Donadieu French
Meaning “given to God”, surname given to a child because they were given to a priest or monastery or either an orpan.
Donaghy Irish
Irish: variant of Donahue.
Donaire Spanish, Filipino
From Spanish el donaire meaning "grace,charm". It could be a nickname for a graceful or charming person.
Donatelli Italian
Patronymic from a pet form of Donato.
Donatello Italian
From the given name Donatello.
Donatien French
From the given name Donatien.
Donato Italian
From the medieval personal name Donato (Latin Donatus, past participle of donare, frequentative of dare "to give"). It was the name of a 4th-century Italian bishop martyred in c. 350 under Julian the Apostate, as well as various other early saints, and a 4th-century grammarian and commentator on Virgil, widely respected in the Middle Ages as a figure of great learning.
Donatucci Italian
From a pet form of Donato.
Donavan Irish
Meaning unknown. Possibly transferred use or Irish word for Don or Donald.
Donceanu Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Donegan Irish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Donnagáin. Diminutive of "donn" which means "brown," referring to hair color.
Donel Irish
Variant of Donnel
Donell Irish
Variant of Donnell
Dong Chinese
In Chinese, it means "east". An origin of Dong is the simplification of the surname Dongfang, which originates from Fu Xi.
Donham Scottish
A surname meaning "House on the Hill" .
Dönmez Turkish
Means "steadfast, steady, firm" in Turkish.
Donn Scottish, Irish
Variant of Donne.
Donnel Irish
Variant of Donnell
Donnellan Irish
From the Gaelic Domhnallain, a diminutive of Donnell/Domhnall meaning "world mighty" (Irish form of the Scottish Donald).
Donnrin Irish
Irish origin derived from Donn. ... [more]
Donough Irish
From the Gaelic Ó Donnchadha meaning "the descendent of Donnchadh" (cf. Donoghue).
Donskikh Russian
Derived from the name of the Don river, derived from an Aryan root meaning "river".
Donson English
Means "son of Don
Donth Low German (Rare)
Donth is a very rare surname that comes from Germany. No real information about this surname.
Doolittle English
From a medieval nickname applied to a lazy man (from Middle English do "do" + little "little"). It was borne by the American poet Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961). A fictional bearer is Eliza Doolittle, the flower seller in Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion' (1913); and a variant spelling was borne by Dr Dolittle, the physician who had the ability to talk to animals, in the series of books written by Hugh Lofting from 1920.
Dopereiro Galician
This is a surname that alludes to the locality of Pereiro de Aguiar (northern Spain). Also, this is an apple tree and its fruit is the pero (apple fruit).
Do Pereyro Galician
Do Pereyro is an apple tree. It is very old surname, dating from the Middle Ages. Do Pereyro comes from Galicia (northern Spain).
Dopson English
Means "son of Dobbe".
Dor Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Dor, means "generation" in Hebrew.
Dorado Spanish
From dorado "golden" (from Late Latin deaurare "to gild", from aurum "gold"), probably applied as a nickname to someone with golden hair.
Dorchester English
Derived from either the village in Oxfordshire, or the county town of Dorset, England (both of which have the same name). Both are named with a Celtic name, respectively Dorcic and Durnovaria combined with Old English ceaster meaning "Roman fort, walled city".
D'Oreste Italian
From the given name Oreste
D'orevalle French (Archaic)
Variant form of D'aurevalle. A known bearer of this surname was the medieval bishop Hugh d'Orevalle (d. 1084 or 1085).
Dorin Romanian
From the given name Dorin.
D'orival French
Variant form of D'oreval. This is also one of the very few forms (of what is ultimately the D'aurevalle surname) that is still in use nowadays.
Dorji Bhutanese
Means "diamond"; derived from Tibetan. The Dorji are a prominent and powerful family in Bhutan, with some members having been monarchs or holders of government positions. In 2014, this was the most common surname in Bhutan.
Dorkenoo Akan
Meaning unknown.
Dorland English
A variant of Darling. It was a name for a person who was greatly loved by his friends and family. The surname was originally derived from the word deorling, which meant "darling".
Dorman English
From the Old English personal name Deormann, composed of Old English deor (see Dear) + mann 'man'. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; sometimes it is found as a variant of Dornan.
Dorn German, German (Austrian), Dutch, Flemish, English
Means "thorn" in German.
Dorofeev Russian
Variant transcription of Dorofeyev.
Dorofeyev Russian
Means "son of Dorofey".
Doron Hebrew
From the given name Doron.
Dorozhkin Russian
Derived from Russian дорожка (dorozhka) meaning "strip" or "small road, path".
Dörr German
Variant of Dürr.
Dorsay French
French form of Dorsey.
Dortmund German
Regional name for someone from Dortmund.
Dortmundt Dutch
Dutch form of Dortmund.
d'Orves French
Denoted someone from Orve, a commune in the Doubs department in eastern France.
Dorzhiev Buryat
From the given name Dorzho.
Dosch German
Topographic name for someone living near bushes or brush, from Middle High German doste, toste ‘leafy branch’, or a habitational name from a house with a sign depicting a bush. Also an altered spelling of Dasch.
Doseolji Korean
Originated from the Gaya Confederacy
Doshi Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "cloth seller" derived from Persian دوش (duš) meaning "shoulder".
Doss German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
German: Habitational name for someone from Dosse in Altmark. Variant of Dose ... [more]
Dos Santos Portuguese, Galician
Means "of the saints" in Portuguese and Galician, originally given to a person born or baptized on All Saints' Day.
Dossat English, Scottish
Possibly from French origins (used predominantly in Louisiana in the United States).
Dossett English
Recorded in several forms including Dowsett, Dosset, and Dossit, this is an English surname. ... [more]
Doster German, Belgian
A German surname, which is from an agent derivative of the Middle High German words 'doste' and 'toste' (meaning ‘wild thyme’, ‘shrub’, ‘bouquet’). It is a topographic surname which was given to someone whose land abutted an uncultivated piece of land, or possibly an occupational name for someone who dealt herbs.... [more]
Dostoyevsky Belarusian, Russian
Habitational name from Dostoev in Belarus.
Dotani Japanese (Rare)
戸 (Do) meaning "Door" or 藤 (Do) meaning "Wisteria". 谷 (Tani) means "Valley".
Dotson English
Patronymic of the Middle English name Dodde. Originally derived from the Germanic root dodd meaning "something rounded", used to denote a short, rotund man.
Dötter German
From a Germanic personal name formed with theud ‘people’, ‘race’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ or hari, heri ‘army’
Doubleday English
Possibly from the nickname or byname do(u)bel meaning "the twin", or a combination of the given name Dobbel (a pet form of Robert) and Middle English day(e) meaning "servant".
Doubrava Czech
It means "forest".
Doucouré Western African, Soninke
Meaning uncertain.
Doug Canadian
In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Doug is: Dark water. In the seventeenth century, this name was as popular for girls as for boys.
Dougenis Greek
Possibly from the elements doulos (δουλος)- "slave, servant" and genes (γενης)- "born".
Doughty English
Doughty. This interesting surname of English origin is a nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, deriving from the Middle English "doughty", Olde English pre 7th Century dohtig dyhtig meaning "valiant" or "strong"... [more]
Douillard French
Nickname for a softie, possibly derived from Old French do(u)ille meaning "soft, tender".
Doukas Greek
From medieval Greek doukas "duke", "lord", from Latin dux. This was the name of a family of imperial rank in medieval Byzantium.