All Submitted Surnames

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Eddowes English
Derived from the given name Aldus, a medieval variant of Aldous.
Eddudóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Edda". Used only by women.
Edduson Icelandic
Means "son of Edda". Used only by men.
Eddy American
A common surname used among people whose ancestry originates from the United Kingdom (England, Ireland and Scottland etc.) Shelia Eddy is an American who was convicted in 2014 for the murder of Skylar Neese in the state of West Virginia.
Edelstein Jewish
Ornamental name derived from German Edelstein "gemstone; precious stone".
Edén Swedish
Possibly a habitational name from a place named with the element ed "isthmus". In some cases it could also be a shortened form of EDENIUS (a combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and the Latin suffix -enius "descendant of").
Edevane Welsh, Cornish
A rare Welsh surname, believed to be of Cornish origin. This surname is made up of two elements. ‘Ed’ is not a shortened form of Edward, but derives from the ancient (Old English?) ‘ead’ meaning ‘prosperity’ and/or ‘happiness’... [more]
Edgars Latvian
Latvian form of Edgar.
Edge English
Topographic name, especially in Lancashire and the West Midlands, for someone who lived on or by a hillside or ridge, from Old English ecg "edge".
Edgell English
Probably derived from the Old English given name Ecgwulf.
Edgely English
A surname of Anglo-Saxon origin, and a place name taken from either a village in Cheshire or one in Shropshire. The name means “park by the wood” in Old English.
Edgerly English
Habitational name from any of numerous minor places named Edgerley, Edgerely, or Hedgerley.
Edgerton English
From a place name meaning either "settlement of Ecghere" or "settlement of Ecgheard" (see Ekkehard).
Edin Swedish
Variant of Edén.
Edler German
"Noble man." It comes from Edelman.
Edmeades English
Meant "son of Edmede", from a medieval nickname for a self-effacing person (literally "humble", from Old English ēadmēde "easy mind").
Edminsteire Scottish
john edminsteire was a person captured at the battle of dunbar in 1651 and shipped to boston in 1652 on the ship john and sarah. we can find no previous record of the edminsteire name. conjecture from f.custer edminster that did the geneology is it is a combination of french and german names and originated from people that migrated to scotland with mary queen of scots about 100 years earlier.
Edmison English, Scottish
Patronymic surname meaning “Son of Edmund”.
Edmiston Scottish
Habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Ēadmund + tūn meaning "settlement".
Edmunds English, Welsh
Patronymic from the personal name Edmund (see Edmond).
Edmundson English
Means "son of Edmund".
Edralin Filipino
The most well-known bearer of this name is Ferdinand Edralin Marcos, a Filipino politician, lawyer, and kleptocrat.
Edson English
Patronymic or metronymic from Eade.
Edström Swedish
Combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and ström "stream".
Eduardo Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Eduardo.
Edvardsson Swedish
Means "son of Edvard".
Edward English
From the given name Edward
Edy English
Edy... [more]
Eek Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Ek.
Eek Estonian
Possibly a corruption of Estonian leek, meaning "flame" or "blaze". Or perhaps a corruption of the Swedish word ek "oak" (see Ek).
Eelmaa Estonian
Eelmaa is an Estonian surname derived from "eel" maening "fore" aand "maa" meaning "land".
Eelmäe Estonian
Eelmäe is an Estonians surname meaning "fore hill".
Eelsalu Estonian
Eelsalu is an Estonia surname meaning "fore grove".
Eenlo Estonian
Eenlo is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "eend" meaning "protrusion", "overhang" and "jetty".
Eenmaa Estonian
Eenmaa is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "salu" ("grove").
Eenpalu Estonian
Eenpalu is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "palu" ("sandy heath").
Eenpuu Estonian
Eenpuu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "puu" ("tree").
Eensaar Estonian
Eensaar is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "saar" ("island").
Eensalu Estonian
Eensalu is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "salu" ("grove").
Eensoo Estonian
Eensoo is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "soo" meaning "swamp/marsh".
Eentalu Estonian
Eentalu is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "talu" meaning "farm".
Eero Estonian
Eero is both an Estonian surname and masculine given name.
Eesik Estonian
Eesik is an Estonian surname derived from "esik" meaning ""front" ad "vestibule" and "entry".
Eesmaa Estonian
Eesmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "(a)fore land".
Eespere Estonian
Eespere is an Estonian surname meaning "in front of (ees) homefolk/family (pere)".
Eespõld Estonian
Eespõld is an Estonian surname meaning "afore/ahead of field".
Eessaar Estonian
Eessaar is an Estonian surname meaning "fore island".
Efimov Russian
Variant transcription of Yefimov.
Efner English
Variant of Hefner.
Efrati Hebrew
From the given name Efrat.
Efron Jewish
From a Biblical place name that was used for a mountain mentioned in Joshua 15:9 and a city mentioned in 2 Chronicles 13:19. It can also be considered to be derived from the given name Ephron.
Efstathiou Greek
Means "son of Efstathios".
Eftemie Romanian
Derived from the forename Euthymius.
Efthimiou Greek
Means "son of Efthymios"
Egan Irish
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin (see Hagan).
Egawa Japanese
From Japanese 江 (e) meaning "bay, inlet" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Egede Scandinavian
Derived from a place name on Sjælland containing the name element EIK meaning "oak".
Egeland Norwegian
From the name of several farmsteads in Norway named with Norwegian eik "oak" and land "land".
Egert German, Jewish
Variant spelling of Eggert.
Eggert German, Jewish
Derived from the Proto-Germanic root agi meaning "edge".
Eggington English
Surname derived from a parish named "Eggington" in England.
Eggleston English
Habitational name from a place in County Durham so called, or from Egglestone in North Yorkshire, both named in Old English as Egleston, probably from the Old English personal name Ecgel (unattested) + tūn ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.
Egiarreta Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Arakil.
Egilatz Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Donemiliaga.
Egner German
From a Germanic personal name formed with the element agi ‘point (of a sword)’.
Egner Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway, of unknown origin. A known bearer was Norwegian playwright Thorbjørn Egner (1912-1990).
Egorov Russian
Means "son of Yegor".
Eguchi Japanese
From Japanese 江 (e) meaning "inlet, bay" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Eguía Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Egia.
Eguílaz Basque
Castilianized form of Egilatz.
Eha Estonian
Eha is an Estonian surname (and feminine given name) meaning "dusk"; from Estonian mythology.
Ehala Estonian
Ehala is an Estonian surname meaning "sunset glow/twilight area".
Ehasalu Estonian
Ehasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "dusk grove". Eha is also an common feminine given name.
Ehecatl Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "wind".
Ehler German
Variant of Ehlert.
Ehlert German
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agil "edge", "point (of a sword)" + hard "brave", "hardy", "strong" or ward "guard".
Ehlinger German
Habitational name for someone from Ehlingen in the Palatinate.
Ehrenberg Jewish (Anglicized, Rare, Archaic), German
"In German it means 'mountain of honor'"
Ehrenreich German, Jewish, Yiddish
Jewish/Yiddish German ornamental surname meaning “Rich in honour”
Ehrhardt German
From a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German ēra, meaning ‘honor’, and hard, meaning ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, or ‘strong’.
Ehrmantraut German
A Latinized joining of the German words irmin(world, all-encompassing) and trud(strength)
Eich German
German from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near an oak tree. In some cases, it may be a habitational name for someone from any of several places named with this word, for example Eiche or Eichen, or for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an oak.
Eichelberg German
Habitational name from any of various places, notably one southeast of Heidelberg, named from Middle High German eichel meaning "acorn" + berc meaning "mountain", "hill", or topographic name for someone who lived on an oak-covered hill.
Eichelberger German
Habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg.
Eichhorn German, Jewish
German topographic name for someone who lived on or near an oak-covered promontory, from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’ + horn ‘horn’, ‘promontory’. German from Middle High German eichhorn ‘squirrel’ (from Old High German eihhurno, a compound of eih ‘oak’ + urno, from the ancient Germanic and Indo-European name of the animal, which was later wrongly associated with hurno ‘horn’); probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a squirrel... [more]
Eichhorst German (East Prussian)
Prussian in origin. Brandenburg area
Eichler Upper German
South German variant of Eich, the -ler suffix denoting association. "eager"
Eidsness Norwegian (Expatriate)
From Old Norse eið "isthmus" and nes "headland". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
Eiermann German
Occupational name for an egg collector or dealer in eggs, from Middle High German ei 'egg' + man 'man'.
Eigenmann English
Not available.
Eiland German
Topographic name for someone who lived on or owned property surrounded by water, from Middle High German eilant, "island"
Eileen Literature
From the given name Eileen.
Eiler German
1 North German: variant of Ehlert.... [more]
Eilert Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish
From the given name Eilert.
Eilish Irish, English (American)
From the given name Eilish.
Ein Estonian
Ein is an Estonian surname derived from "eine" meaning "meal" and "refreshments".
Einaste Estonian
Einaste is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "eine", meaning "meal". Possibly also from the German surname "Einmann".
Eingeweide German
A German surname meaning "guts" or "viscera".
Einhorn German, Jewish
Derived from German Einhorn (Middle High German einhorn) "unicorn", denoting someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a unicorn.
Einstein German, Jewish
From German ein meaning “one” and stein meaning “stone”; also a habitational name from any of the various locations from Middle High German einsteinen meaning “to enclose or surround with stone”... [more]
Eira Sami
Derived form the given name Erik.
Eiríksdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Eiríkur" in Icelandic.
Eiris Old Irish (Latinized)
Its meaning That is fruitfulness or fertility. It comes from the Irish name Eire Or Eriu (Erin, Eirinn). Another ancient name is Ivernia (Hibernia or Iverni) and its meaning is the green and fertile lands.
Eiriz Portuguese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Paços de Ferreira.
Eisa Arabic
From the given name Isa 1.
Eisele German
From a short pet form of the personal name Isenhart, from Old High German isan ‘iron’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. From Isenlin, a compound of Middle High German isen ‘iron’ + the hypocoristic suffix -lin, hence a nickname for a blacksmith, ironworker, or dealer in iron.
Eisen German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an ironworker or smith, or an ironmonger, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’, German Eisen. It may also have been used as a nickname, with reference to the strength and hardness of iron or to its color, while as a Jewish name it was also adopted as an ornamental name from modern German Eisen ‘iron’ or the Yiddish cognate ayzn.
Eisenberg German, Jewish
Means "iron hill" from German isen meaning "iron" and berg meaning "hill".
Eisenberger German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of the several places called Eisenberg. As a Jewish name it is also an ornamental name.
Eisenhauer German
Occupational name meaning "iron cutter" where Eisen- means "iron" and -hauer means "hewer". The verb 'hew' being less well used in English than in earlier times, but still understood to mean cut, such as in hewing tree limbs... [more]
Eisenhower German
Americanized spelling of German Eisenhauer.
Eisner German, Jewish
Occupational name for an ironworker, smith, or ironmonger, from an agent derivative of Middle High German īsen and German Eisen, meaning ‘iron’ (see Eisen).
Eissa Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Isa 1.
Eist Estonian
Eist is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the Germanic "eist"; ultimately from Latin "Aesti". The modern endonym for "Estonia" in the Estonian language is "Eesti".
Eit Estonian
Eit is an Estonian surname meaning "old woman", "crone" and "hag".
Ejercito Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish ejército meaning "army". A notable bearer was Joseph Ejercito Estrada (1937-), the 13th president of the Philippines.
Ejiofor Western African, Igbo
Means "one who acts in good faith" in Igbo. A famous bearer is British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor (1977-).
Ejiri Japanese
江 (E) "Inlet,River" and 尻 (Jiri) "Behind ,Rear".
Ekanayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit एक (eka) meaning "one, single, unique" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Ekberg Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and berg "mountain".
Ekblad Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and blad "leaf".
Ekdahl Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and dal "valley".
Ekdal Swedish
Variant of Ekdahl.
Eke Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Ek.
Ekern Norwegian (Rare)
From Old Norse ekra "meadow, field". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
Ekholm Swedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and holm "islet"
Ekici Turkish
Means "planter, farmer" in Turkish.
Ekland Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and land "land". A famous bearer is Swedish actress Britt Ekland (b. 1942), but in her case, the name is a variant of Eklund.
Eklöf Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
Ekman Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and man "man".
Eksi Turkish
Ekºi means "sour" in Turkish.
Ekström Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and ström "stream, river, current".
Ekvall Swedish
Composed of Swedish ek "oak" and vall "field, pasture".
El Alaoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Alaoui" in Arabic.
Elam English
English habitational name for someone from a place called Elham, in Kent, or a lost place of this name in Crayford, Kent. The first is derived from Old English el ‘eel’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’... [more]
El Amari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Amari", from the Arabic given name Ammar. Mainly found in Morocco.
Elamkunnapuzha Malayalam (Rare)
Elamkunnapuzha is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala.... [more]
El Amrani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Amrani", from the given name Imran (chiefly Moroccan).
Elander Swedish
Combination of an unexplained first element and the common Swedish surname suffix -ander (originally from Greek aner, andros "man").
Elardo Italian
Possibly from a variant of the given name Ilardo, which may be a form of the Germanic name Adalhard (see also Ilardi).
Elazar Hebrew
From the given name Elazar.
Elbaz Judeo-Spanish, Arabic
Alternate transcription of Albaz.
El Bechir Western African
Means "the Bechir", derived from the given name Bashir. This surname is mainly used in Mauritania.
Elcano Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Elkano.
Elden English
Variant of Eldon.
Eldessouky Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Dessouky" in Arabic, most likely referring to the city of Desouk in northern Egypt.
Eldjárn Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from the Icelandic given name Eldjárn.
Eldon English
Habitation name from the Old English personal name Ella- and -don from dun meaning "hill."
Eldorov Uzbek
Means "son of Eldor".
Eleanor French
Derives from the given name Eleanor. Not popular as a last name.
Elek Hungarian
From the given name Elek.
Elenbaas Dutch
Reinterpretation of Elenbos or Elebaers, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements alja ‘other’ or agil ‘point or edge (of a sword)’ + berht ‘bright’.
Elestial English (British, Modern, Rare)
First used as a surname in September 2000, first appearing on a birth certificate in July 2009. Meaning "protected by angels"; the origin is an adopted surname from a type of quartz crystal, often referred to as a new millennium crystal... [more]
Eleuterio Spanish, Italian
From the given name Eleuterio.
Elexalde Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of several eponymous localities.
Elford Medieval English
From the Old English personal name Ella, from the word oelf meaning "elf" or from the Old English alor/elre, meaning "alder tree." The name in full would mean "alder tree by a ford" or "Ella who lives by a ford".... [more]
Elfving Swedish
Possibly a combination of an obsolete spelling of Swedish älv "river" and the suffix -ing (ultimately from Proto-Germanic -ingaz) meaning "coming from, belonging to, descending from"... [more]
Elgar English
Surname meaning the son of Eggar.
Elgeta Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Elgezabal Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zornotza.
Elgueta Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Elgeta.
El Hachimi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Hachimi" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan).
El Hajj Arabic
Means "the pilgrim" in Arabic.
El Hamdi Moroccan
Derived from the Arabic given name Hamdi and translates to "The Hamdi".
El Hani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the Arabic given name Hani and translates to "The Hani".
Elhassan Northern African, Arabic
From Arabic حَسُنَ (ḥasuna) meaning "to be good, to be beautiful" (chiefly Sudanese).
Éliás Hungarian
From the given name Éliás.
Élias French
From the given name Élias.
Elías Spanish, Jewish
From the given name Elías.
Eliáš Czech, Slovak (?)
Derived from the given name Eliáš.
Elias Greek, Catalan, Portuguese, English, Welsh, German, Dutch, Jewish
Derived from the medieval given name Elias. Compare Ellis.
Elíasson Icelandic
Means "son of Elías" in Icelandic.
Elich German, American
Surname meaning "noble" from edelik or edelich. Notable bearer is professional ice hockey player Matt Elich.
El Idrissi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Idrissi" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan).
Elie American
From Rembrandt and Giacomo Elie, professional footballers for Genoa FC and Juventus FC.
Eliezer English, Hebrew
From the given name Eliezer
Eligio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Eligio
Elijah English
From the given name Elijah
Elimelech Hebrew
Means "My God is a King" in Hebrew.
Elio Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese locality.
Elis Medieval English
A transition of the given name
Elisabelar Basque
Meaning prairie or meadow of the church. It's a surname of the christian inspiration.
Elisabeth Dutch
From the given name Elisabeth
Eliseo Italian, Spanish
From the given name Eliseo.
Eliyahu Jewish
From the given name Eliyahu.
Elizabelar Basque
The Basque surname Elizabelar or De Elizabelar means "meadow of the church,". It's a surname that belongs to Celtic families. The Basques come from the ancient Celtic ethnic group (Celtic tribe) in the Pyrenees called (named) the baskunes or the barskunes (the people of the above).
Elizabeth American
From the given name Elizabeth.
Elizabethson English (Rare)
Means “son of Elizabeth”.
Elizalde Basque, Spanish
From Basque eleiza meaning "church" combined with the suffix -alde "by". This could be either a habitational name for a person who was from the town of Elizalde in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, or a topographic name for someone living near a church.
El Jaouhari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Jaouhari" in Arabic, Jaouhari being derived from Arabic جوهر (jawhar) "jewel, precious stone, gem, essence" (see Jawahir)... [more]
Elkano Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Eguesibar.
Elkayam Hebrew
Means "God is exist" in Hebrew. From the words el, "God" and kayam, "exist".
El Khattabi Moroccan
Derived from the Arabic given name Khattab and translates to "The Khattabi". A famous bearer is Rifian political/military leader Abdelkrim El Khattabi.
El Khoury Arabic
Means "the priest" from Arabic خوري (ḵūriyy).
El-Khoury Arabic
Alternate transcription of El Khoury.
El-kindy Arabic (?)
A variant of Al-Kindy.
Elkington English
According to Wikipedia "Elkington is a deserted medieval village and civil parish in the West Northamptonshire in England. ... [more]
Elkins English
Patronymic of Elkin.
Ell Medieval
This name derives from the Medieval given name Elis first recorded in the 1220 Pipe Rolls of Middlesex "Elis de Adham". The ultimate origin of the name is the Hebrew, Elisha or Elijah (meaning "Jehovah is God")... [more]
Ellefsen Norwegian
Means "son of Ellef".
Ellenberg German, Jewish, German (Swiss)
Derived from two municipalities and a village called Ellenberg in Germany. As an ornamental name, it is derived from German ölenberg, literally meaning "olive mountain".
Ellender English
English variant of Allender.
Ellender German
Respelling of German Elender, a nickname for a stranger or newcomer, from Middle High German ellende ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, or a habitational name for someone from any of twenty places named Elend, denoting a remote settlement, as for example in the Harz Mountains or in Carinthia, Austria.
Ellender English
A nickname for a stranger or newcomer, from Middle High German ellende ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, or a habitational name for someone from any of twenty places named Elend, denoting a remote settlement, as for example in the Harz Mountains or in Carinthia, Austria.
Ellens English
Metronymic from Ellen 1.
Eller German
Habitational name from places in the North Rhine and Mosel areas
Ellerbrock European
North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a low-lying swamp overgrown with alders, from Middle Low German elre 'alder' brock 'swamp'.
Ellerhoff German
This name means "Black Alder Tree Courtyard" and was inspired by a tree in a yard at the family farm in Nettelstedt, Germany.
Ellermaa Estonian
Ellermaa is an Estonian surname, most likely an Estoniazation of the German surname Ellermann.