All Submitted Surnames

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Data Polish
Derived from German dato "date" or "day".
Date Japanese
From Japanese 伊 (da) meaning "this" and 達 (te) meaning "achieve, arrive at, intelligent".
Datsyuk Ukrainian, Russian
Believed to mean “to give or provide with a service.” The prefix -uk is a diminutive.
Datta Indian, Bengali, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit दत्त (datta) meaning "given, granted".
Datu Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chief" in Tagalog.
Datuimam Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao datoʼ meaning "chieftain, leader" combined with Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader". It is used as a title for religious leaders.
Datumanong Filipino, Maranao
From Datomanong, the name of a character in the Maranao epic Darangen. The name itself means "two-headed lizard" in Maranao.
Datumolok Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao datoʼ meaning "chieftain, leader" and molok meaning "own, possess", used as a title of nobility.
Đậu Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Dou, from Sino-Vietnamese 竇 (đậu).
Dauda Hausa
From the given name Dauda.
Daudet French
Not available.
Daugaard Danish
Danish name element gård "farmstead, yard" combined with prefix dau of unknown origin. ... [more]
Daughtry English, Norman
English (of Norman origin) habitational name, with fused French preposition d(e), for someone from Hauterive in Orne, France, named from Old French haute rive ‘high bank’ (Latin alta ripa).
Dauletbaev m Kazakh
Means "son of Dauletbay".
Dauletbaeva f Kazakh
Feminine form of Dauletbaev.
Dauletbekova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Dauletbekov.
Dauletov Kazakh
Means "son of Daulet".
Dauletova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Dauletov.
Daum German, Jewish
Nickname for a short person, from Middle High German doum "tap", "plug", or dume, German Daumen "thumb".
Dauphin French, Haitian Creole
From the given name Dauphin a medieval form of Delphinus.
Dauphiné French
habitational name from the Dauphiné region of southeastern France.
Daurenbekov m Kazakh
Means "son of Daurenbek".
Daurenbekova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Daurenbekov.
Daurenov m Kazakh
Means "son of Dauren".
Daurenova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Daurenov.
D'aurevalle French (Archaic)
This medieval surname literally means "from Aurevalle". Aurevalle can refer to any of the three French communes that are nowadays known by the more modern spelling Orival. All of them ultimately derive their name from Latin aurea vallis meaning "golden vale" or "golden valley".
D'auréville French
Variant spelling of D'aureville.
D'aureville French
This surname literally means "from Aureville". Aureville is a commune in southwestern France, which was established in late medieval times. It derives its name from Latin aurea villa or villa aurea which literally means "golden country-house, golden farm" but of course later came to mean "golden village".
D'aurevilly French
Variant form of D'aureville. A known bearer of this name was the French novelist Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1808-1889).
Daus German
From Middle Low German dūs denoting the "two on a die or , the ace in cards" hence a nickname for a passionate card or dice player.
Dauterive French
Originally denoted a person hailing from any of the various places in France called Hauterive. This surname is no longer found in France. A famous fictional bearer is the character Bill Dauterive from the American animated series King of the Hill, starting 1997.
Davari Persian
Derived from Persian داور (davar) meaning "judge, arbiter".
Davaz Romansh
Derived from Romansh da "of; from" and Vaz.
Dave Indian, Gujarati
Gujarati form of Dwivedi.
Davenport English
Habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu "to drop, to trickle") and Old English port "market town".
Daves English
Variant of Davis.
Davet French
Possibly derived from the given gave David.
Davey English, Welsh
Derived from the given name David. Alternately, it may be a variant spelling of Welsh Davies or Davis, which could be patronymic forms of David, or corrupted forms of Dyfed, an older Welsh surname and the name of a county in Wales.
Davide Italian
From the given name Davide.
Davidian Armenian, Jewish
Alternate transcription of Davtyan.
Davidov Russian
Means "son of David".
Davidova Russian
Feminine form of Davidov.
Davidovska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Davidovski.
Davidovski Macedonian
Means "son of David".
Davidsson Swedish
Means "son of David".
Davidzon Russian
Davidzon means son of David.
D'avigdor Jewish
Means "son of Avigdor" (a Jewish personal name, from Hebrew avi-Gedor "father of Gedor").
Da Vila Portuguese, Galician
A topographic name for someone from a village (vila).
Davila Spanish
Habitational name for someone from Ávila.
Da Vinci Italian
Means, "son of Vinci". A famous bearer was Italian inventor and artist Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519).
Davine Irish
Variant of Devin 1.
Davitadze Georgian
Means "son of Davit".
Davitashvili Georgian
Means "son of Davit".
Davitian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Դավթյան (see Davtyan)
Davoodi Persian
From the given name Davood.
Davoran Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Dabhoireann
Davoudi Persian
From the given name Davoud.
Davranov Uzbek, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Davran".
Davronov Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Davron".
Davtian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Դավթյան (see Davtyan)
Davud Persian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian
From the given name Davud.
Davudov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Davud".
Davudova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Davudov.
Davutoğlu Turkish
Means "son of Davut".
Davydenko Ukrainian
From the given name Davyd + the suffix enko.
Davydov Russian
Means "son of David".
Daw English, Scottish
English and Scottish from a pet form of David. ... [more]
Daw Irish (Anglicized)
Irish anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh, ‘descendant of Deaghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin... [more]
Daw Burmese
This surname is derived from an occupation. 'the deye' or 'day,' a maid, a dairy-maid, whence 'dairy'
Dawes Irish
The surname Dawes means ‘Irish Guard’
Dawiczyk Polish (?)
Last name of father,polish.
Dawid Polish
From the given name Dawid.
Dawidowicz Polish
Means "son of Dawid".
Dawit Ge'ez, Amharic
From the given name Dawit.
Dawkin English
From the given name Dawkin
Dawkins English, Popular Culture
English patronymic from a pet form of Daw. ... [more]
Dawkins English, Welsh
A derivitive of the Hebrew name David which translates to “beloved”. (see Daw)
Dawlatzai Pashto
Means "son of Dawlat" in Pashto.
Dawley English, French, Irish
"From the hedged glade" Originally, D'Awley (probably from D'Awleigh).... [more]
Dawood Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Dawud.
Dawoud Arabic
From the given name Dawud.
Daws English
"Son of David"
Dawud Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Dawud.
Dax English
Either derived from the town of Dax in France or from the Old English given name Dæcca (of unknown meaning).
Dayal Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit दयालु (dayālu) meaning "kind, compassionate, merciful".
Dayan Hebrew
Means "judge" in Hebrew.
Dayanghirang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chosen lady", derived from Tagalog dayang meaning "lady, princess, girl" and hirang "choice, selection".
Dayarathna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala දයාරත්න (see Dayaratne).
Dayarathne Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala දයාරත්න (see Dayaratne).
Dayaratna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala දයාරත්න (see Dayaratne).
Dayaratne Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit दया (daya) meaning "compassion, pity" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Dayasena Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhala दया (daya) meaning "compassion, pity" and सेना (sena) meaning "army".
Dayasiri Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit दया (daya) meaning "compassion, pity" and श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty".
Dayawansa Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit दया (daya) meaning "compassion, pity" and वंश (vansa) meaning "lineage, clan, family".
Dayawansha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala දයාවංශ (see Dayawansa).
Daye Irish, Scottish
Comes from Irish Ó Déa (m) or Ní Dhéa (f) ... [more]
Daye English
Variant of Day.
Dayley English
English surname of Norman origin derived from the Norman preposition de for someone from any of numerous places in Northern France called Ouilly.
Dayne English
Variant of Dane.
Dayrit Filipino, Pampangan
Meaning uncertain.
Days Welsh
Patronymic from the personal name Dai, a pet form of Dafydd, with the redundant addition of the English patronymic suffix -s.
Daza Spanish
Derived from the Basque word "dazio", meaning "tax". It is a surname that is typically associated with the region of Navarre in Spain.
Dazai Japanese
太宰 is translated as (plump; thick; big around | superintend; manager; rule) it could be roughly translated as meaning "a plump superintend"... [more]
D’bailleu Picard
This indicates familial origin within the commune of Bailleu.
D'coolette French
Not known. A Character from Sonic The Hedgehog, Has This name.
D'Costa Indian (Christian)
Variant of Costa more common among Christians from India.
D'Cunha Indian (Christian)
Variant of Cunha more commonly used by Indian Christians.
De Chinese
From the Chinese element de, meaning "ethics, moral, virtue".
De Indian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Dey.
Dea Irish
Irish: reduced form of O'Dea.
De Abrew Sinhalese
Sinhala form of De Abreu.
De Acutis Medieval Italian
acute, sharp, keen
Deady Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Déadaigh ‘descendant of Déadach’, a personal name apparently meaning ‘toothy’.
Dealava Spanish
Uruguay name
Deale English
Originated in Kent
De Alwis Sinhalese
Sinhalese form of Alves.
De Anda Spanish
Habitational name formed with the preposition de ‘from’ for someone from a town called Anda
Deane English
Variant of Dean 1 or Dean 2.
Dear English (Anglicized, Rare)
Possibly from a nickname meaning "dear".
Dearborn English
The surname Dearborn was first found in Surrey where the family trace their lineage back to Abernon listed in the Domesday Book having sprung from the fief of that name in Normandy. ... [more]
Dearden English
Meant "person from Dearden", Lancashire ("valley frequented by wild animals"). It was borne by British film director Basil Dearden (original name Basil Dear; 1911-1971).
Dearth English
From a medieval nickname apparently based on Middle English derth "famine".
Deary English
Nickname for a noisy or troublesome person, from Anglo-French de(s)rei ‘noise’, ‘trouble’, ‘turbulence’ (from Old French desroi). topographic for someone who lived by a deer enclosure, from Old English deor ‘deer’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.
Deas Scottish
From Old French dez meaning “dice.”... [more]
De Asis Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of Assisi" in Spanish.
De Assis Portuguese
Referred to a person who was originally from the town of Assisi (called Assis in Portuguese) in Umbria, Italy. This surname is borne by several Brazilian soccer players, including Ronaldinho (1980-; birth name Ronaldo de Assis Moreira) and João Alves de Assis Silva (1987-), who is usually called simply Jô... [more]
De Ath English
Probably a deliberate respelling of Death (i), intended to distance the name from its original signification.
Deathridge English
Name given to someone who lived near a cemetery on a ridge.
Deaton English
Means "farmstead surrounded by a ditch", from the Old English dic + tun.
Deb Indian, Bengali, Assamese
East Indian form of Dev.
De Bailleul Picard
Parisianized form of D’bailleu.
Debain Spanish
Spanish surname.
Debarros Portuguese
Portuguese: habitational name for someone ‘from (de) Barros’, of which there are numerous examples, all named from the plural of barro ‘clay’.
Debaun English (American), Dutch
Americanized form of De Boon.
Debbarma Indian, Tripuri
Combination of Dev and Varma.
Debbie English
It comes from Dibden meaning "deep valley".
Debby English
"Deep valley" from Old English Dipden.
De Beer Afrikaans
De Beer is a Dutch and Afrikaans surname, meaning "the bear"
De Belen Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of Bethlehem" in Spanish.
Debelen Spanish
Likely from the Spanish word Belén, which refers to the nativity scene.
De Bellis Italian (Rare)
De Bellis (De+Abl. Lat.)... [more]
Deberry French
Habitational name for someone from Berry-au-Bac in Aisne, France.
DeBevoise French
Denoted someone from Beauvais, a city and commune in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.
Deble English
This surname is of French derivation and was introduced to Britain by the Normans. It has two possible derivations, the first from the Roman (Latin) 'debil-is', which means literally "poorly" or "weak", and may have been a metonymic for a doctor or healer, whilst the second possible origin is a nickname derivation from the old French 'Theodore' to Tibald and Tibble or Dibble, Deble.
Deblois French
French surname meaning "From Blois", a town in Mid-Western France. The origins of the surname started back in the 1600s when a man named Grégoire Guérard traveled to Flanders (Now Belgium) and immigrated to New France (Now Canada) in 1658... [more]
Debnath Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and नाथ (natha) meaning "master, lord".
De Bois Arthurian Cycle
Possible form of the French surname Dubois. This is the last name of Prince Arthur's mother Ygraine de Bois in the series Merlin.
De Bono Italian
Derives from the Latin word bonus, meaning "good".
De Bonte Dutch
Bont is a word to describe something with many colours, originally used for spotted cows. So the name means: The one with many colours. Figuratively speaking this would mean: The one who acts crazy.
De Boon Dutch
Variant of Boon with the etymological element De, literally 'of (a family called) Boon'.
DeBrincat Maltese
Patronymic "Of Brincat," from the first name Pancratius, meaning "the one who holds everything."
De Brún Irish, French
Derived from Brun, meaning brown in French
De Bruyn Afrikaans
"Bruyn" is an archaic spelling of "bruin", meaning "brown"
De Bruyne Dutch, French, Flemish
Derived from Middle Dutch bruun meaning "brown", referring to hair colour or complexion. A famous bearer is Belgian soccer player Kevin De Bruyne (1991-).
Debs French
From the given name Debus, a variant of Thebs or Thebus, which was an altered short form of Mattheus. This was borne by American union leader Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926).
Debsharma Indian, Bengali
Combination of Deb and Sharma.
Debussy French
This surname dates back to the Middle Ages. Unknown meaning.
Decarisch Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the surname Carisch.
De Carlo Italian
From the prefix De and the first name Carlo.
Decasper Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the given name Casper.
De Castro Portuguese, Spanish
Denoted someone who lived in a castle.
De Caters Dutch
Nickname for someone thought to resemble a tom cat, derived from Middle Dutch cater, kater literally meaning "tom cat".
Decatur Dutch
Variant spelling of De Caters. A notable bearer was Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), an American naval officer and commodore during the War of 1812, the Barbary Wars and the Quasi-War.
Decazes French
The surname Decazes was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where the family held a family seat in ancient times.... [more]
Decena Spanish (Philippines)
From the Spanish word decena meaning "a set of ten".
De Champagne French
Meaning "Of Champagne" in French.
De Clare English, Anglo-Norman
From the town of Clare in Suffolk, which was the centre-point of lands given to Richard fitz Gilbert after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066... [more]
De Clermont French
Means "of the bright hill" from the French de meaning "of" and clair, cler 'bright', 'clear' + mont 'hill'
De Costa Portuguese (Brazilian), Sinhalese
Variant of Da Costa used in Brazil and Sri Lanka.
Decrusch Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the place name Crusch.
De Cunha Portuguese (Brazilian), Sinhalese
Variant of Cunha used in Brazil and Sri Lanka.
Decurtins Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and Romansh curtin "garden".
De Curtis Italian
Originally denoting someone who was short, or came from a family of short people. A famous bearer of this surname is Italian actor Antonio "Totò" De Curtis (1898–1967).
Dedaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Dedë" in Albanian.
Dede Turkish
Means "grandfather" in Turkish.
Dedeaux French
Meaning uncertain. Probably a habitual surname for someone from Deaux in Gare.
De Deus Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "of God" in Portuguese.
De Drumon Medieval Scottish
This name appears carved on the tomb of "Jonnes de Drumon". This is said to be the earliest known written example of the Scottish surname Drummond. We believe that de Drumon could have been costal French or Belgium... [more]
Dedual Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the surname Dual.
Dedushkin Russian
From Russian Дедушка (dedushka) meaning "grandfather".
Dee English, Scottish
From the name of any of various rivers in England and Scotland named Dee, itself derived from Celtic dewos meaning "god, deity".
Deegidan Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Duibhgeadáin.
Deel Low German
Variant of Diehl.
Deen English
Variant of Dean 1 or Dean 2.
Deen Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic دين or Urdu دین (see Din).
Deerasingha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ධීරසිංහ (see Dheerasinghe).
Deerasinghe Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ධීරසිංහ (see Dheerasinghe).