All Submitted Surnames

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Dimaporo Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao di' meaning "no, not" and maporo' meaning "tall, high".
Dimarco Italian
means "son of Marco" in italian
Di Martino Italian
From the given name Martino.
Dimarucut Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be caught" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and dukot meaning "draw out, pull".
Dimas Spanish, Portuguese, Greek
Derived from the biblical name "Dimas".
Dimashov Kazakh
Means "son of Dimash".
Dimasupil Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unconquerable" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and supil meaning "controlled, repressed, subdued".
Dimatatac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be marked" from di meaning "no, not" and tatak meaning "imprint, stamp, mark".
Di Matteo Italian
The surname Di Matteo comes from the personal names Matteo, of Jewish origin and popularized by the evangelist "Mattia" which have the meaning of "Gift of God".
Dimatulac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "stubborn" (literally "cannot be shoved") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and tulak meaning "push, shove".
Dimaunahan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "champion" (literally "cannot be outdone") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and unahan meaning "front, head, first".
Di Mauro Italian
From the given name Mauro.
Dimayacyac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be crushed (in a fight)" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and yakyak meaning "crushed, trampled".
Dimayuga Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unshakable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and mauga meaning "shaky, wobbly".
Dimeglio Italian
First used in Venice, Italy
Dimer German (Portuguese-style)
Brazilian adaptation of the German surname Diemer; altered for easier comprehension by the Portuguese-speaking population of Brazil.
Dimercurio Italian
DiMercurio is an alternate spelling of Di Mercurio.
Dimitrenko Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name Dimitry.
Dimitriadis Greek
Means "son of Dimitris" in Greek.
Dimitrijević Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Dimitrije".
Dimitrin Russian
From the given name Dimitry.
Dimitrovski Macedonian
Means “son of Dimitar” or “son of Dimitrij” in Macedonian.
Dimond English, Irish
English and Irish variant of Diamond.
Dimondstein German
This is a German name which translates into English as diamond stone. It most likely belongs to a miner who mined diamonds or perhaps a jeweler.
Di Moze Italian
Means "son of Moze" in Italian.
Din Filipino, Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Lin primarily used in the Philippines.
Din Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "religion, faith, belief" in Arabic.
Di Nardo Italian (Tuscan)
Ancient and illustrious family, called Nardo, Nardi or De Nardi, originally from Tuscany, spread over the centuries in various regions of Italy.
Dinç Turkish
Means "energetic, vigorous, active" in Turkish.
Dineen Irish (Anglicized)
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín which meant "descendant of Duinnín". The byname Duinnín was derived from a diminutive of Gaelic donn meaning "brown" (i.e. "brown-haired man") or "chieftain".
Dinescu Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Ding Hui
From the Arabic surname al-Din.‎
Ding Chinese
From Chinese 丁 (dīng) meaning "man, male".
Dinger English
Means "one who rings the bell," which is most likely a butler
Dingfelder Medieval German (Rare, Archaic)
When surnames were finally adopted, family heads who originated from Thungfeld in the Steigerwald area of Mittelfranken, took the name of their traditional home area.
Dingli Maltese
Dingli is a surname coming from the small village of Had-Dingli in Malta.
Dingwall English
From the city of Dingwall in Scotland.
Dingzhen Tibetan
Typical name for Tibetan.
Đinh Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Ding, from Sino-Vietnamese 丁 (đinh).
Dinjer German (Rare)
Occupational surname that originated in the German dialect spoken in the Rhineland-Palatinate region. ... [more]
Dinklage German
Occupational name for a grain farmer or grain merchant, derived from an agent derivative of Middle High German dinkel meaning "spelt" (a variety of wheat). It could also be derived from Dinkelsbühl, a historic town in the state of Bavaria (formerly in central Franconia), or Dinklage, a town in the Vechta district, in Lower Saxony, Germany... [more]
Dinn English
From a short form of the personal name Dinis, a variant of Dennis.
Dinu Romanian
Derived from the nickname Dinu.
Dio Italian
Means God in Italian. It was born as a stage name by Ronnie James Dio (July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010), an American Heavy Metal Musician.
Dioaiuti Italian
Means "may god help you", from dio "god" and aiutare "to help, assist". Most often given to foundlings and orphans.
Diodato Italian
From the given name Diodato.
Diogene Italian
From the given name Diogene
Diogo Portuguese
From the given name Diogo.
Diola Spanish
Derived from the given masculine name Andrea
Dion French
Meaning uncertain. It may be a habitational name from any of various locations called Dion or Dionne, derived from the Gaulish element divon- meaning "(sacred) spring" or Celtic dēwos meaning "god, deity"... [more]
Dionicio Spanish
From the given name Dionicio.
Dionysiou Greek
Means "son of Dionysios". A famous brearer is the Greek singer Stratos Dionysiou (1935-1990)
Diop Western African, Wolof
From Joob, the name of a Wolof clan, derived from a totemic word meaning "black craned swan" or "peacock".
Dios Spanish (European)
Means "God" in Spanish.
Diosdado Spanish
From the given name Diosdado.
Diotallevi Italian
Means "god raise you", from Italian dio "god, deity" and allevi "to raise (children)". Often given to abandoned or orphaned children.
Dipaolo Italian
means "son of Paolo" in Italian
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]
Di Pietrantonio Italian
The surname Di Pietrantonio literally means "son of Pietro" and indicates in a reinforcing way the descent from the progenitor named Pietro.
Dirk Dutch, German
From the given name Dirk.
Diroma Italian
From Rome or of Rome.
Disch Romansh
Contracted form of Durisch.
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
Disraeli Italian, Jewish
Originally denoted a person who came from Israel. This surname was borne by the British politician, statesman and novelist Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; he is also the only British prime minister to have been of Jewish origin.
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.
Di Taranto Italian
Habitational name for someone from the city of Taranto the provincial capital of Apulia. Variant of Taranto and Tarantino.
Dith Khmer
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "scholar, teacher, learned man". It can also be considered a form of the Chinese surname Di.
Ditta Urdu, Punjabi
Meaning uncertain.
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
Variant of Dicks.
Dixie English
From the given name Dick or from the Latin word dixi "I have spoken".
Dixion Scottish
Son of Dick, a diminutive of Richard
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".
Dizznee Literature
Perhaps a variant of Disney, likely used by Shannon Messenger in her book series Keeper of the Lost Cities for this reason.
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]
Dobashi Japanese
From Japanese 土 (do) meaning "earth, soil" and 橋 (hashi) meaning "bridge".
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.
Dobeleit German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German form of Dobilaitis.
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.
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
Occupational name for a miller or mill worker.
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)
Doğru Turkish
Means "true, right, correct" in Turkish.
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.
Doi Japanese
From Japanese 土 (do) meaning "earth, soil" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Doi Japanese
From Japanese 土 (do) meaning "earth, soil" and 居 (i) meaning "being, sitting".
Doi Japanese
From Japanese 土 (do) meaning "earth, soil" and 肥 (i) meaning "manure, fertilizer".
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".
Dolberg Danish, German
A name for a village in North Rine-Westphalia Germany.
Dolce Italian, Sicilian
From the medieval name Dolce meaning "sweet, pleasant" derived from Latin dulcis.
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
Dolfi Italian
From the given name Dolfo a diminutive or short form of Germanic names that end with dolfo Adolfo, Gandolfo, and Rodolfo.
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.
Domato Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao domatoʼ meaning "follower, vassal, serf".
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.