All Submitted Surnames

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Fresh English
Probably a nickname for someone who's young.
Fresia Italian (Modern, Rare)
The surname is the 202,062nd most commonly held family name internationally It is held by around 1 in 3,535,927 people. This last name is mostly found in Europe, where 71 percent of Fresia reside; 59 percent reside in Southwestern Europe and 59 percent reside in Italic Europe... [more]
Frett English
English from Middle English frette, Old French frete ‘interlaced work (in metal and precious stones)’ such as was used for hair ornaments and the like, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such pieces.
Fretwell English
Taken from the Old English "freht," meaning "augury," and "well," meaning "spring, stream."
Frewin English
From the Middle English personal name Frewine, literally "noble or generous friend".
Frey German
Status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vri "free", "independent".
Freyer German
Variant of Freier.
Freyjusdóttir Icelandic (Rare)
Means "daughter of Freyja" in Icelandic.
Freyjuson Icelandic (Rare)
Means "son of Freyja" in Icelandic
Friar English
Denoted a member of any of certain religious orders of men, especially the four mendicant orders. (Augustinians, Carmelites, Dominicans, and Franciscans)
Frías Spanish
Taken from the city of Frías, in Spain. The name of the city is taken from the Spanish phrase aguas frías, meaning "cold waters".
Frias English
English form of Frías.
Frick German
Variant of Fricke.
Fricke German
Derived from a Low German diminutive of the given name Friedrich.
Frickel German
Elaboration of Frick.
Fricker German
Patronymic form of Frick.
Fricker German, German (Swiss)
Habitational name for someone from the Frick valley in Baden, Germany, or from Frick in the canton of Aargau, Switzerland.
Friedberg German, Jewish
Combination of either German vride "security, protection" or Friede "peace", with berg "hill, mountain". The name is most often locational, but may in some cases be ornamental.
Friedman Upper German (Modern), German (Swiss), Jewish
Respelling of South German and Swiss Friedmann. ... [more]
Friedmann German, German (Swiss), Jewish
German and Swiss German from a derivative of Friedrich. ... [more]
Friend English
Nickname for a companionable person, from Middle English frend "friend" (Old English freond). In the Middle Ages the term was also used to denote a relative or kinsman, and the surname may also have been acquired by someone who belonged to the family of someone who was a more important figure in the community
Fries German
Denoted someone from Frisia, an area along the coastal region of the North Sea stretching from Netherlands to Germany.
Friis Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Fries, found predominantly in Denmark.
Frimodig Swedish
Taken directly from Swedish frimodig meaning "frank, outspoken, bold, ingenuous".
Frink Anglo-Saxon, Norman
It was a name given to a person who was referred to as being free or generous. The surname was originally derived from the Old French franc, which meant "liberal, generous." ... The surname also has origins from the Norman official title, the frank which also means free.
Frisby English
Means "person from Frisby", Leicestershire ("farmstead of the Frisians"). A frisbee is a plastic disc thrown from person to person as a game; the trademarked name, registered in 1959 by Fred Morrison, was inspired by the Frisbie bakery of Bridgeport, Connecticut, whose pie tins were the original models for the plastic discs.
Frisch German
Nickname for someone who was handsome, cheerful, or energetic, from Middle High German vrisch.
Frisch Jewish
Ornamental name or nickname from modern German frisch, Yiddish frish "fresh".
Frish Yiddish
Yiddish form of Frisch.
Fristensky Czech, Slovak
Sugar Beet Farmer.
Friðriksdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Friðrik" in Icelandic.
Friðriksson Icelandic
Means "son of Friðrik" in Icelandic.
Fritz German
From the given name Fritz.
Fritzen German
Variant of Fritz.
Fritzsche German
A German patronymic derived from the given name Friedrich.
Frizzell English (Rare)
Either (i) from Friseal, the Scottish Gaelic form of Fraser; or (ii) from a medieval nickname applied to someone who dressed in a showy or gaudy style (from Old French frisel "decoration, ribbon").
Froch Polish
Polish form of Frosch.
Froehner German
Derived from Middle High German vröhner meaning "servant".
Frog English
From the English word frog which is a type of amphibian.
Froggatt English
Topographical name from the village of Froggatt in Derbyshire.
Fröhlich German
It literally means "happy".
Fröjd Swedish
Swedish cognate of Freud.
Frollo Literature
Meaning unknown. This was the surname of Claude Frollo, the antagonist of Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Frolov Russian
Means "son of Frol".
Frolova Russian
Feminine form of Frolov.
From Jewish
Variant of Fromm.
From Swedish
From Swedish from "pious, devout, religious, holy".
Fromager French
Occupational name for someone who makes or sells cheese.
Frosch German
Nickname for someone thought to resemble a frog.
Frost Welsh
Originally spelled Ffrost (the double ff is a Welsh letter). The Welsh word ffrost refered to someone who is excessively bold or a brag, especially with regard to warrior feats. Edmund Ffrost signed his name this way on the ship's register of the boat which brought him to the Massachussett's Bay Colony in 1631... [more]
Frostenden Medieval English
"White hill" in Old English. Parish in Suffolk; later shortended to Frost.
Froud English
From the Old English personal name Frōda or Old Norse Fróthi, both meaning literally "wise" or "prudent". A variant spelling was borne by British historian James Anthony Froude (1818-1894).
Fructuoso Spanish
From the given name Fructuoso.
Fruitman English
Likely referring to someone who sold fruit.
Frusciante Italian
Derived from the Italian adjective frusciante meaning "rustling, swishing, whishing", which itself is derived from the Italian verb frusciare meaning "to rustle, to swish, to whish". The surname had probably started out as a nickname for someone who made a rustling or whishing sound whenever they walked, which was probably caused by the clothes that they were wearing (in that the clothes must have been made of a certain fabric that is prone to making some noise when touched in any way).... [more]
Fruth German
nickname from Middle High German vruot ‘clever’, ‘astute’
Fu Chinese
Fu is a Chinese surname, meaning is uncertain but on Chinese New Year Fu means “blessing” or “good fortune
Fucci Italian
From the plural of Fuccio, a short form of any of various personal names with a root ending in -f (as for example Rodolfo, Gandolfo) to which has been attached the hypocoristic suffix -uccio, or alternatively from a reduced form of a personal name such as Fantuccio, Feduccio.
Fuckebegger Medieval English (Rare)
In 1286/1287 there is an individual with the surname Fuckebegger, recorded as one of King Edward I’s servants who managed his horses. It’s not clear from this name what the fucke- part was referring to, with the leading hypothesis being a “striker” of some sort.
Fudzhimoto Japanese (Russified)
Alternate transcription of Fudzimoto.
Fudzimoto Japanese (Russified)
Alternate transcription of Fujimoto more commonly used by ethnic Japanese living in parts of the former Soviet Union and Sakhalin Japanese residing on Sakhalin Island in Russia.
Fuenmayor Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
Fuensalida Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Fuerte Spanish
Derived from the Spanish word "fuerte" meaning strong.
Fuglesang Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Means "bird song" in Norwegian (compare German Vogelsang).
Fuhrer German
Originally, an occupational name for a carrier or carter, a driver of horse-drawn vehicles.... [more]
Fuji Japanese
This is a common surname, but is even more commonly attached to other to other name elements, like Fujimoto, Fujiyama, etc... [more]
Fujihara Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Fujihashi Japanese
Fuji means "Wisteria" and Hashi means "Bridge".
Fujii Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Fujikawa Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Fujiki Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Fujinaga Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 永 (nagai) meaning "eternity".
Fujinaka Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 中 (naka) meaning "middle".
Fujino Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Fujinomiya Japanese
Fuji means "Wisteria", No means "of", and Miya means "Shrine".
Fujisaki Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 崎 (saki) meaning "peninsula, cape".
Fujisato Japanese
藤 (Fuji) means "Wisteria" and 里 (Sato) means "Hamlet, Village".
Fujitani Japanese
From 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 谷 (tani) meaning "valley."
Fujiura Japanese (Rare)
Fuji means "Wisteria" and Ura means "Bay,Beach".
Fujiyama Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Fujiyoshi Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 吉 (yoshi) meaning "lucky, good".
Fukagai Japanese
This might've originated in eastern Japan, because in the west, it will be pronounced "Fukatani" instead. ... [more]
Fukahori Japanese
From Japanese 深 (fuka) meaning "deep" and 堀 (hori) meaning "moat".
Fukami Japanese
深 (Fuka) means "Deep" and 見 (Mi) means "View, Mindset, See".
Fukase Japanese
From the Japanese 深 (fuka) "deep" and 瀬 (se) "riffle."
Fukhimori Japanese (Russified)
Alternate transcription of Fujimori more commonly used by ethnic Japanese living in parts of the former Soviet Union and Sakhalin Japanese residing on Sakhalin Island in Russia.
Fuks Yiddish
It literally means "fox".
Fukuchi Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 地 (chi) meaning "earth, soil, ground".
Fukuda Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Fukuhara Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 原 (hara) meaning "plain, field".
Fukuizumi Japanese
From the Japanese 福 (fuku) "fortune" and 泉 (izumi) "spring," "fountain."
Fukumoto Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Fukumura Japanese
It means "Happy Village" in Japanese.
Fukunaga Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Fukuoka Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Fukushima Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Fukuyama Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Fukuyo Japanese
From the Japanese 福 (fuku) "fortune" or 副 (fuku) "accessory" and 與 or 与(yo) "together with."
Fulbright German (Anglicized)
Americanized form of German surname Vollbrecht, composed of the elements folk ‘people’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’
Fulcar Spanish (Latin American)
Most common in the Dominican Republic.
Fulcher English
English (chiefly East Anglia): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements folk ‘people’ + hari, heri ‘army’, which was introduced into England from France by the Normans; isolated examples may derive from the cognate Old English Folchere or Old Norse Folkar, but these names were far less common.
Fulga Romanian (Rare)
Means "snowflake" in Romanian.
Fullerton English
Habitational name from a place in Scotland. Derived from Old English fugol "bird" and tun "settlement, enclosure".
Fultz German
All I know is that it's a german name
Fulvio Italian
From the given name Fulvio.
Fumetsugawa Japanese (Rare)
From japanese kanji 不滅 (fumetsu) meaning "immortal, indestructible, undying" and 河 or 川 (gawa/kawa) both meaning "river".
Fung Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Feng.
Funk German
Derived from Middle High German vunke "spark". ... [more]
Funke German
German: variant of Funk.
Furey Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Fiúra and Ó Fiodhabhra. Means "bushy eyebrows" derived from Irish fiodh "wood" and (f)abhra "eyebrow."
Furjan Croatian
Derived from Florijan.
Furlong English, Irish
Apparently a topographic name from Middle English furlong ‘length of a field’ (from Old English furh meaning "furro" + lang meaning "long".
Furlow English (British), Irish
the warrens came over to America on the Mayflower. they made settlements and went through the revolutionary war. the name changed to Baughman then Furlow. the furlows fought in the cival war and were slave owners... [more]
Furman Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish, Slovene, English, German (Anglicized)
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman, a loanword from German (see Fuhrmann)... [more]
Furneaux French (Anglicized), English
Locational surname from any of several places in France called Fourneaux, or from fourneau "furnace".
Furness English (British)
It originated from the river in England.
Furrer German (Swiss)
Topographic name from the regional term furre ‘cleft in the ground’.
Furse English
Variant of Furze
Furth German
German cognate of Ford.
Furuhashi Japanese
From Japanese 古 (furu) meaning "old" and 橋 (Hashi) meaning "bridge".
Furusawa Japanese
From Japanese 古 (furu) meaning "old" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Furuse Japanese
From the Japanese 古 (furu) "old" and 瀬 (se) "riffle."
Furuta Japanese
From Japanese 古 (furu) meaning "old" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Furuya Japanese
From Japanese 古 (furu) meaning "old" and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley" or 屋 (ya) meaning "roof, house".
Furuyashiki Japanese
Meaning "Old Grand House", with the Kanji Characters "古屋敷".
Furze English
Given to someone who lived by a field of furzes, a type of flower
Fushiya Japanese
The surname "Fushiya" translates to "Prostrated Valley"
Fusi Italian
Italian: of uncertain origin; it could be Greek, compare modern Greek Soyses, or alternatively, Caracausi suggests, of Arabic or Hebrew origin.
Fuss Medieval Low German
German from Middle High German fus ‘foot’, hence most probably a nickname for someone with some peculiarity or deformity of the foot, but perhaps also a topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.
Fust German
Variant of Faust or a nickname for a person who was strong and pugnacious, derived from Old German fust "fist".
Futaba Japanese
Futa can mean "A Pair" or "Two" with different kanji, and Ba meaning "Leaf". Futaba is also a feminine first name.
Futamura Japanese
From Japanese 二 or 双 (futa) "A Pair, Two" and 村 (mura) "Village, Hamlet".
Futsuhara Japanese
Futsuhara/蓬原 = Mugwort Meadow
Futterman Jewish
Occupational name for a furrier, from Yiddish futer "fur, fur coat" and Yiddish man "man".
Fuyuki Japanese
Fuyuki is also a first name, it most likely means "Winter Tree", written like this: 冬木.
Fyfe English
From the place 'Fyfe'
Fyler English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Feiler.
Fynch English
Variant of Finch.
Fyodorova Russian
Feminine form of Fyodorov.
Ga Korean
Variant of Ka.
Gaa German
Bavarian dialect variant of Gau.
Gabaraty Ossetian
Derived from Алгуз (Alguz), an earlier Ossetian family name of unknown meaning. Historically, the last of the Alguz family migrated to the village of Zalda (located in present-day South Ossetia), where most members of the family presently reside.
Gabbett English
From the middle English Gabbett, which is from a pet form of the personal name Gabriel.
Gabdrakhimova Tatar
From given name Gabdrakhim
Gabe Biblical Hebrew
From the name Gabriel
Gaber Jewish, German
In Jewish, from Haber, and in German from Gabrijel.
Gaber Slovene
Gabin French
From the given name Gabin.
Gabino Spanish
From the given name Gabino.
Gabiria Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Gable English
Northern English: of uncertain origin, perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with Old Norse gafl ‘gable’, which was applied to a triangular-shaped hill. The mountain called Great Gable in Cumbria is named in this way.... [more]
Gabr Arabic
From the given name Jabr.
Gabriadze Georgian
Means "son of Gabriel".
Gábriel Hungarian
From the given name Gábriel.
Gabriël Dutch
From the given name Gabriël.
Gabriele Italian
From the personal name Gabriele, Italian form of Gabriel.
Gabriella English (American)
Derived from the given name Gabriella.
Gabrieloglou Greek (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Greek Γαβριήλογλου (see Gavriiloglou).
Gabríelsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Gabríel" in Icelandic.
Gabríelsson Icelandic
Means "son of Gabríel" in Icelandic.