All Submitted Surnames

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Duvillard French
French surname, pronounced /dyvilaʁ/, whose bearers mainly live in Haute-Savoie. It means "from Le Villard", a village in the Rhône-Alpes region, whose name comes from the Latin 'villare' which means 'hamlet'... [more]
Dux German (Rare), Hungarian (Rare)
From Latin dux, meaning “duke”.
Duxbury English
Habitational name from a place in Lancashire, recorded in the early 13th century as D(e)ukesbiri, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Deowuc or Duc(c) (both of uncertain origin) + Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke).
Duyck Dutch
Dutch nickname from Middle Dutch duuc ‘duck’; in some cases the name may be a derivative of Middle Dutch duken ‘to dive’ and cognate with Ducker... [more]
Duysenov Kazakh
Means "son of Duysen".
Düzgün Turkish
Means "smooth, orderly, correct" in Turkish.
Dvir Hebrew
Surname that also used as a first name, probably means "inner room" and related to The Holy of Holies. It is a term in the Hebrew Bible which refers to the inner sanctuary of the Tabernacle where God dwelt and later the Temple in Jerusalem where the Ark of the Covenant was kept during the First Temple, which could be entered only by the High Priest on Yom Kippur after sanctifying himself.
Dvoretskiy Russian
Means "butler" in Russian.
Dwamena Akan
Meaning unknown.
Dwiggins Irish
Anglicized form (with English genitive -s) of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin (see Dugan) or, more likely, of Ó Duibhginn (see Deegan).Possibly a variant (by misdivision) of English Wiggins.
Dwivedi Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit द्विवेदी (dvivedi) meaning "one who has studied two Vedas", from द्वि (dvi) meaning "two" and वेद (veda) meaning "Veda".
Dworkin Jewish
From a pet-form of the Yiddish female personal name Dvoyre, from Hebrew Devorah (source of English Deborah), literally "bee"... [more]
Dy Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Li 1 primarily used in the Philippines.
Dyatlov Russian
From Russian дятел (dyatel) meaning "woodpecker".
Dyatlova Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Дятлов (see Dyatlov).
Dybala Polish
nickname from dybac, meaning 'to lurk' or 'to watch for somebody'.
Dyck Dutch
Topographic name for someone who lived by a dike, Dutch dijk. Compare Dyke.
Dye English, Welsh
English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis. In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire. Welsh is also suggested, but 1881 and UK both show this as an East Anglian name - very few in Wales.
Dykema Dutch
Derived from DYK, a Dutch form of Dyke.
Dylan English
From the given name Dylan.
Dymek Polish
Diminutive of Polish dym meaning "smoke".
Dymock English
From the parish of Dymock in Gloucestershire, England. The name comes from Old English Dimóc meaning "dim/shady oak".
Dymytryenko Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Dimitrienko.
Dyne English
Derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century "dence", the Middle English "dene", meaning a valley.
Dzagoev Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of the Ossetian surname Зæгъойты (Zægoyty), which came from the nickname Dzagoy. The name was probably from Ossetian дзаг (dzag) meaning "full, complete", ultimately derived from Persian چاق (čâq) meaning "fat".
Dzata Ewe, Western African
From Ewe meaning "warrior".
Đženanić Bosnian
That Means "Son Of Jenan" In Bosnian
Dzhabrailova Chechen
Feminine transcription of Chechen Джабраилов (see Dzhabrailov).
Dzharimov Circassian (Russified)
Russified form of a Circassian name possibly from Adyghe джары (ǯ̍ārə) meaning "that is" combined with мэ (mă) meaning "this" or "smell". A notable bearer is Aslan Dzharimov (1936-), the former President of the Adyghe Republic from 1992-2002.
Dzhioty Ossetian
Most likely related to Sanskrit उज्ज्वल (ujjvala) meaning "bright, radiant, luminous".
Dzhokharov Chechen
Means "son of Dzhokhar".
Dzhokharova Chechen
Feminine transcription of Chechen Джохаров (see Dzhokharov).
Dzhopua Abkhaz
Abkhaz family name of unknown meaning.
Dziadzienka Belarusian
Derived from Belarusian дзед (dzied) meaning "grandfather, old man".
Działo Polish
Derived from Polish działo "cannon" or "gun" as an occupational name metonymically. It can also be a nickname from Polish działać "to work", "to do", "to influence", etc.
Działoszyński Polish
Habitational name for a person from a town named Działoszyn.
Działyński Polish
This indicates familial origin within Działyń, Gmina Zbójno.
Dziamidčyk Belarusian
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name Dziamid.
Dziekan Polish
Occupational name for "dean" from Polish dziekan.
Dziemidzienka Belarusian
Derived from the given name Dziamid.
Dziencielsky Polish
It is the surname of Chaya, a character in the movie Defiance played by Mia Wasikowska.
Dziuba Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Polish dziub or Ukrainian dzyuba. It is a nickname for a person with pock-marks on his or her face.
Džomek Slovak (?)
Origin of the name is not known. Possibly came from Poland. In Slovakia in 1995 lived 15 people with this surname.
Dzugaev Ossetian (Russified)
Probably derived from Dzuga, the name of a past ancestor and the founder of the family/clan of uncertain meaning, though it could have been used to refer to a shepherd or herder if derived from Iron Ossetian дзуг (dzug) meaning "flock, herd (of sheep or cattle)".
Dźwigał Polish
Derived from Polish dźwigać "to lift; to lug".
Eade English (British, ?)
Originally derived from the Old English Eadwig, which meant "prosperity / fortune in war." Surname found mainly in Scotland and northern England... [more]
Eadie English
Variant of Eady
Eagle English
Nickname for a lordly, impressive, or sharp-eyed man, from Middle English egle "eagle" (from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila).
Eagleburger English (American)
Americanized form of German Adelberger, a habitational name for someone from a place called Adelberg near Stuttgart.
Eaglesham Scottish
From the name of a village in Scotland.
Ealey English
Variant of Ely.
Eamer French, Anglo-Saxon
This interesting and unusual surname has two possible sources. ... [more]
Eames English
Probably from the possessive case of the Middle English word eam ‘uncle’, denoting a retainer in the household of the uncle of some important local person. Possibly also a variant of Ames.
Eanes Portuguese
Variant of Anes.
Earenfight English
appears in early American history in Pennsylvania and New Jerssey. Jacob Earenfight fought in the Battle of Princeton in the American Revolutionary War.
Eargle English
Variant of Ergle.
Earhart English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Ehrhardt.
Earlbaum Germanic
Derived from Germanic eorl, meaning "earl('s)" and boum, meaning "tree".
Earley German, Irish
The surname Earley originally derived from the Old English word Eorlic which referred to one who displayed manly characteristics.... [more]
Early Irish, English, American, German
Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Mocháin (see Mohan; Gaelic moch means ‘early’ or ‘timely’), or of some other similar surname, for example Ó Mochóir, a shortened form of Ó Mochéirghe, Ó Maoil-Mhochéirghe, from a personal name meaning ‘early rising’.... [more]
Earnhardt German
It is a name for a courageous or honorable person. The surname Earnhardt is composed of two German words meaning honor and bravery.
Earnshaw English
Means "person from Earnshaw", Lancashire ("Earn's nook of land" - Earn from an Old English personal name meaning literally "eagle"). In fiction this surname is borne by Catherine Earnshaw, her brother Hindley and her nephew Hareton, characters in Emily Brontë's 'Wuthering Heights' (1847).
Easa Dhivehi
From the given name Easa.
East English
From the English vocabulary word, ultimately derived from Proto-Germanic *austrą "east". It originally denoted someone who lived to the east of something, or someone who came from the east.
Eastburn English
Habitational name from either of two places, one in Humberside and one in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English ēast, ēasten "east" and burna "stream".
Eastep English
Altered form of Easthope.
Easterbrook English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a brook to the east of a main settlement, from Middle English easter meaning "eastern" + brook meaning "stream".
Easthope English
From the name of the village and civil parish of Easthope in Shropshire, England, derived from Old English est meaning "east, eastern" and hop meaning "enclosed valley".
Eastlake English
"East lake".
Eastland English
Meaning "east land".
Eastley English
A Saxon village called East Leah has been recorded to have existed since 932 AD. (Leah is an ancient Anglo-Saxon word meaning 'a clearing in a forest'). There is additional evidence of this settlement in a survey from the time which details land in North Stoneham being granted by King Æthelstan to his military aid, Alfred in 932 AD... [more]
Eastman English
Derived from the Old English given name Eastmund, or a variant of East.
Eastvold English (American)
Anglicized form of the Norwegian surname Østvold.
Eatherton English
Probably a variant spelling of Atherton.
Ebadi Persian
Derived from Arabic عِبَاد (ʿibād), the plural of عَبْد (ʿabd) meaning “servant, slave”.
Ebanks English
Probably a variant of Eubanks.
Eben English
Meaning unknown. It could be from the given name Eden, from the place name Eden, meaning "Place Of Pleasure".
Ebeneezer English
Obtained from the given name Ebenezer
Ebenezer English
From the given name Ebenezer.
Eberhard German (Americanized)
Americanized version of Eberhardt.
Eberhart German
From the given name Eberhard
Eberling German (Austrian)
The surname Eberling was first found in Austria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation... [more]
Eberly Upper German, German (Swiss), English (American)
Variant of Eberle, which is a diminutive of Eberhard.
Ebert German, American
Believed to be a variant of Herbert or of Everett.
Ebrahimian Persian
From the given name Ebrahim.
Ebrahimzadeh Persian
From the given name Ebrahim combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Ecca Italian
From Sardinian ecca "gate".
Eccles English
From the name of a town in Greater Manchester, England or another town or village named Eccles, derived from Latin ecclesia via Romano-British ecles meaning "church".
Echagüe Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Etxague.
Echalar Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Etxalar.
Echauri Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Etxauri.
Echelbarger English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Eichelberger.
Echon Filipino
Derived from Hokkien 一孫 (it-sun) meaning "first grandchild".
Eckhart German
From the given name Eckhart.
Eckland English (Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare, Expatriate), Swedish (Anglicized, Expatriate)
Possibly a variant of Ecklund. It might also be an anglicization of the rare Swedish surname Ekland or of a Norwegian name derived from several farmsteads named with eik "oak" and land "land".
Ecklund English
English spelling of Swedish Eklund.
Eckström Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Ekström. Ekström is often anglicized as Eckstrom.
Economides Greek
Patronymic form of Economos.
Economos Greek (Anglicized, Expatriate, ?)
Alternate transcription of Greek Οικονόμος (see Oikonomos), which was an occupational surname meaning "one who manages a household, steward of an estate, housekeeper" from the ancient Greek word οἰκόνομος (oikonomos), itself derived from οἶκος (oikos) "house, household" and νόμος (nomos) "law, custom".
Economou Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Oikonomou chiefly used in Cyprus.
Economy Greek (Americanized), English
Americanized form of Greek Οικονόμος (see Economos) meaning "steward", or of the patronymic Οικονόμου (see Economou).
Ecru French (?)
It means "unbleached" in French, but is used in English to mean brown.
Eda Japanese
From Japanese 江 (e) meaning "bay, inlet" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Edamura Japanese
The kanji 枝 (Eda) means "Branch", while 村 (Mura) means "Town, Village". Combine the two and the surname means "Branching Town/Village".
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".
Edgecombe English
From a location meaning ridge valley, from Old English ecg "edge, ridge" and cumb "valley".
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.
Edirisinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhalese ඉදිරි (idiri) meaning "front, forward" and Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Edirisooriya Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhalese එදිරිසූරිය (see Edirisuriya).
Edirisuriya Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhalese ඉදිරි (idiri) meaning "front, forward" and Sanskrit सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Ediriweera Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhalese ඉදිරි (idiri) meaning "front, forward" and Sanskrit वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave".
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".
Edo Japanese
E means "river, inlet" and To means "wisteria".
Edoh Japanese
E means "river, inlet" and To means "wisteria".
Edou Japanese
E means "river, inlet" and To means "wisteria".
Edralin Filipino
The most well-known bearer of this name is Ferdinand Edralin Marcos, a Filipino politician, lawyer, and kleptocrat.
Edris Arabic
Derived from the given name Idris 1.
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".
Effenberg German
Possibly denoted a person coming from a place of this name in Germany, or for someone who lived on or near a mountain or hill covered with elm trees, derived from German effe meaning "elm" and berg meaning "mountain, hill"... [more]
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".
Eftaxias Greek
Derives from the name Eutaxia, means well ordered.
Eftekhari Persian
This Persian surname means "honorary".
Eftemie Romanian
Derived from the forename Euthymius.
Efthimiou Greek
Means "son of Efthymios"