All Submitted Surnames

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Flepp Romansh
Derived from the given name Philipp.
Flerchinger German
Flerchinger is a name with origins from the city of Flörschingen or Flörange in the Saarland region on the French and German border.
Flett Scottish
Probably originating in Orkney and Shetland, from a place in the parish of Delting, Shetland, named with an Old Norse term 'flotr' denoting a strip of arable land or pasture. Also possibly derived from the Old Norse byname Fljótr ‘swift’, ‘speedy’... [more]
Fleury French, English
Either a habitational name from Fleury the name of several places in various parts of France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Florus (from Latin florus "blooming flowering") and the locative suffix -acum or from the given name Fleury.
Flewelling Welsh
Derived from the Welsh personal name Llewellyn, which was also spelled Llywelin
Fling Irish, English
Perhaps derived from Flynn.
Flink Swedish
From Swedish flink, an adjective for someone who is quick and accurate.
Flint English, German
Topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint, Old English, Low German flint, or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual.
Flisch Romansh
Derived from the given name Felici.
Fliss Polish (Americanized), Polish (Germanized)
Americanized and Germanized form of Flis.
Flo Norwegian
Famous bearers include Norwegian footballers and relatives Tore Andre, Håvard, and Jostein Flo of the Norwegian national team that upset Brazil twice in both a friendly in 1997 and a 1998 World Cup group match.
Floarea Romanian
Means "flower" in Romanian.
Floberg Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin. Could possibly be combination of flo, an unexplained element (but probably either ornamental or locational), and berg "mountain", or a habitational name from a place so named.
Flodgaard Danish
Danish name element gård "farmstead, yard" combined with prefix flod meaning "river".
Flodqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish flod "river" and kvist "twig, branch".
Floerchinger German
Habitational name for someone from Flörchingen in the Saar region.
Floerke German
Floerke Name Meaning German (Flörke): from a pet form of the personal names Florian or Florentinus, from Latin Florus (from florere ‘to bloom’).Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4... [more]
Flood Irish
There are some English Flood's, but the name mainly derives from the Irish O'Taicligh or Mac an Tuile and was Anglicized to Flood, Floyd, and Tully when the Gaelic language was outlawed in Ireland by the English.
Flook English
Derived from the Old Norse name Flóki.
Florén Swedish
Combination of Latin flor "flower" and the common surname suffix -én.
Florence English
Either a patronymic or matronymic from Florence, or to denote someone from Florence, Italy.
Florêncio Portuguese
From the given name Florêncio
Florencio Spanish
From the given name Florencio
Florent French
From the given name Florent.
Florentin Romanian, French, German
From the given name Florentin.
Florescu Romanian
Means "son of Florea".
Florimonte Italian
Roughly "flower mountain".
Florine French
From the given name Florine.
Florino Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Florino.
Floris Dutch
"Personal name"... [more]
Floris Italian
Cognate to Flores, or a toponym from Sardinian floris "flowers". Possibly from the Latin cognomen Florens meaning "prosperous, flourishing".
Florkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Florków in Częstochowa voivodeship, or Florki from Przemyśl voivodeship, both so named from Florek, a pet form of the personal name Florian.
Floro Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
From the given name Floro.
Floros Greek
From the Latin word for flower, 'florus', also could be associated with the name Florus
Florov Russian
Means "son of Flor".
Flory French
Southern French surname derived from the given name Florius.
Flower Welsh
Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Llywarch, of unexplained origin.
Flower English
Occupational name for an arrowsmith, from an agent derivative of Middle English flō ‘arrow’ (Old English flā).
Floyde English
Variant of Floyd.
Fluellen Welsh
Anglicized form of Welsh Llewellyn.
Fluri German (Swiss), Romansh
Derived from a diminutive of the German given name Florian and the Romansh given name Flurin.
Flury English
Variant of Fleury.
Flute English
From the English word flute which is an instrument.
Flütsch Romansh
Derived from the given name Florinus.
Flyn Irish
Variant of Flynn.
Flyte English
Means "stream" from Old English fleot.
Fogarty Irish (Anglicized)
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fógartaigh ‘son of Fógartach’, a personal name from fógartha meaning "proclaimed", "banished", "outlawed". It is sometimes Anglicized as Howard.
Fogel German
Variant of Vogel
Fogelström Swedish
From Swedish fågel "bird" and ström "stream".
Fogerty Irish (Anglicized)
Variant spelling of Fogarty.
Fogg Germanic
This surname appeared in Denmark during the time of the Vikings. It is believed to have Jute origin. It spread to Italy during the Roman Empire and to England as early as the 1080s, being listed in the Doomsday Book compiled by William the Conqueror... [more]
Fogle German
Variant of Vogel.
Foglia Italian
From Italian foglia "leaf".
Fogu Italian
From Sardinian fogu "fire", perhaps referring to the hearth of a home, or to the bearer's personality or hair colour.
Fois Italian
From a Sardinian nickname, related to Latin bos "bull, ox".
Fok Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Huo.
Fokov Russian
Means "son of Foka".
Foland Anglo-Saxon (Archaic)
Originally an English name, Foland is actually a variant of the name Fowler (as in bird-catcher). Most migrating to Ireland, other Fowlers/Folands first came to the Americas in 1622; John Fowler.... [more]
Foley Irish
As a northern Irish surname it is derived from the Gaelic personal name Searrach, which was based on searrach "foal, colt" and anglicized as Foley because of its phonetic similarity to English foal.
Foligno Italian
Derived from the Latin word folium "leaf"
Folkerts German, English
Derived from the given name Folcher. See also Fulcher
Folladori Italian
It is the italian variant of the british surname WALKER.... [more]
Foltz German
It is from Germany and it is based on the personal name Volz, which was popular in former times. It means son or descendant of a Volz or Folz
Fomenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Foma.
Fomichev Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Фомичёв, Фомичев (see Fomichyov).
Fomicheva Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Фомичёва, Фомичева (see Fomichyova).
Fomichyov Russian
Means "son of Foma".
Fomichyova Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Фомичёв, Фомичев (see Fomichyov).
Fomin Russian
Derived from the given name Foma.
Fomov Russian
Means "son of Foka".
Fong Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Fang.
Fong Chinese
Taishanese version of Kuang
Fong Malaysian
Malaysian version of Feng, which originates from the southeast of Chang'an in Shaanxi Province.
Fong Taiwanese
Taiwanese form of Feng
Fonseka Sinhalese
Sinhalese form of Fonseca.
Font Catalan, Occitan, Spanish, French
topographic name for someone living near a spring or well Catalan and Occitan font "spring well" (from Latin fons genitive fontis).
Fontañez Spanish
From the Latin fons meaning "fountain."
Fontecchio Italian
Habitational name from Fontecchio in Aquila province or a topographic name from a diminutive of fonte meaning "spring".
Fontenot French (Cajun)
From the Old French word "fontaine", meaning "fountain."
Foo Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Hu.
Foody Irish
Anglicized version of ó Fuada, or 'descendent of Fuada'. It comes from the personal name 'fuad' or 'swift' but also 'rush' and 'speed'.
Foot English
Variant of Foote.
Foote English
Nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fot), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr.
Foothill Indigenous American
Combination of "foot" and "hill".
Forbes Irish, Scottish
Comes from a Scottish place meaning "field" in Gaelic. It can also be used as a first name.... [more]
Force English
From the word "force" meaning waterfall in the North of England.
Forconi Italian
From Italian forcone "pitchfork, fork".
Førde Norwegian
From Old Norse fyrði dative form of fjórðr "fjord". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
Forde English, Irish
Variant of Ford. This is a very common spelling in Ireland.
Fordham English
Habitational name from any of the places in Cambridgeshire, Essex, and Norfolk named Fordham, from Old English ford ‘ford’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.
Fordyce Scottish
A Scottish Gaelic surname meaning "A cold place to the southward." From Gaelic fuar, meaning "cold," and deas, meaning "south."
Fore English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Fahr.
Foresta Italian
Italian cognate of Forest, a derivative of Late Latin forestis "forest".
Foret French, French Creole
From Old French forest ‘forest’, a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or an occupational name for a keeper or worker in one. See also Forrest... [more]
Forgie Scottish
Possibly a variant of Fergie or a shortened form of Ferguson. It could also be a habitational name from a place so named in Scotland.
Forlan Friulian
It's a toponymic and it means born in Cividale del Friuli (north of Italy).
Formaggio Italian
Occupational name for someone who makes or sells cheese.
Forman English
An occupational surname for a keeper of swine, Middle English foreman, from Old English for hog, "pig" and mann ‘man’. The word is attested in this sense from the 15th century but is not used specifically for the leader of a gang of workers before the late 16th century.
Formby English
From the name of a town in Merseyside, England, meaning "Forni's village". The second part is derived from Old Norse býr meaning "farm, settlement". A famous bearer is George Formby (1904-1961), English comedian and entertainer.
Formica Italian
This surname is also spanish and it means "ant". it could indicate a person that is short and thin but works hard an constantly.... [more]
Fornari Italian
From Italian fornaio "baker", ultimately from Latin furnus "oven".
Fornes Norwegian
Habitational name from various farmsteads in Norway named furanes or fornes.
Forren Norwegian (Rare)
Derived form the name of a farmstead in Norway named with a word meaning "hollow, gorge".
Forrest French
French and English last name
Fors Swedish
Means "rapid, small waterfall" in Swedish.
Forslöf Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" and löv "leaf".
Forsman Swedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" (geology) and man "man".
Forsström Swedish, Finnish
Derived from Swedish fors meaning "waterfall" and ström (Old Norse straumr) meaning "stream".
Forster English (Anglicized), German, Jewish
English: occupational and topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a forest (see Forrest). ... [more]
Forsyth Scottish
Variant of Forsythe. Known bearers include the Scottish botanist William Forsyth (1737-1804), after whom the genus Forsythia is named, and Scottish inventor Alexander John Forsyth (1769-1843).
Forsythe Scottish, Northern Irish
This surname has two possible origins. The more accepted explanation is that it comes from the Gaelic given name Fearsithe, which means "man of peace" from the elements fear "man" and sithe "peace"... [more]
Fort French, Walloon, English, Catalan
Either a nickname from Old French Middle English Catalan fort "strong brave" (from Latin fortis). Compare Lefort. From Fort a French form of the Latin personal name Fortis (from fortis "strong brave") chosen by early Christians as a symbol of moral strength and steadfastness and borne by an obscure saint whose cult was popular during the Middle Ages in southern and southwestern France... [more]
Forte Italian
Italian word for "Strong"
Fortescue French
Means 'strong shield' from French elements fort meaning "strong" and escu meaning "shield#
Fortin French
Diminutive of Fort.
Fortuna Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Means "fortune" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.
Fortune Scottish
Originally meant "person from Fortune", Lothian ("enclosure where pigs are kept").
Foschi Italian
From Italian fosco "dark, murky (colour); gloomy", a nickname referring to the bearer's hair colour or mood. May also stem from the given name Fuscus, of the same meaning.
Fosdick English
From Fosdyke in Lincolnshire, England, meaning "fox dyke".
Fossoyeur American
A surname meaning "Gravedigger" in French.
Foti Italian, Sicilian
from the Greek personal name Photes Photios a derivative of Greek phos (genitive photos) "light".
Fotiadis Greek
Means "son of Fotis" in Greek.
Fotiou Greek
Means "son of Fotios"
Fotopoulos Greek
Means "son of Fotis" in Greek.
Fouad Arabic
From the given name Fuad.
Foucault French
Derived from the Germanic given name Folcwald, which was composed of the elements folk "people" and walt "power, leader, ruler"... [more]
Fouch English
not sure how i can up with this but i used it for my hp professor oc
Fouche French
"people army"
Foulds English (British)
Mr. Fould-Dupont supplied the steel for the Eiffel tower. Later on, he fled to England and changed his last name from Fould-Dupont to Foulds.
Foulkes English (Anglicized, ?)
English variant spelling of Foulks.
Foulks English
English from a Norman personal name, a short form of various Germanic names formed with folk ‘people’. See also Volk.
Fountain English
Topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Middle English fontayne, "fountain".
Fountas Greek
Someone with a lot of hair from the Latin word funda.
Fouquereau French (Quebec)
Jean Fouquereau was born on November 6, 1617, in Anjou, Isère, France, his father, Louis, was 23 and his mother, Catherine, was 20. He married Renee Bataille on December 31, 1639, in Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France... [more]
Fouquet French
From a pet form or a diminutive of Fouques.
Fourie Afrikaans
Originates from French Huguenot settlers
Foust German
Foust is a name for a person who was strong and pugnacious and was derived from the Old German word "fust," which meant "fist."
Fout German
[Foust} maybe german. The Fout name can be traced back to Denmark.
Fowl English, Popular Culture
This name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and derives from the Old English pre 7th Century word fugol, "fowl", "bird", which was used as a byname and as a personal name. The medieval form of the word was the Middle English development foul, fowl(e), used as a continuation of the Old English personal name and also as a nickname for someone who in some way resembled a bird.
Foxe English
Variant of Fox
Foxglove Literature
Used in Jill Murphy's books, The Worst Witch, as well as the television adaptations for the surname of Felicity Foxglove. It is a combination of "fox" and "glove".
Foxwell English
Means "fox stream", from Old English fox and well(a), meaning stream.
Foxworth English
"dweller at the homestead infested by foxes." or "house of Fox" aka Foxworthy... [more]
Foxx English
Variant of Fox.
Foy French
From a medieval nickname based on Old French foi "faith", applied either to a notably pious person or to one who frequently used the word as an oath; also, from the medieval French female personal name Foy, from Old French foi "faith".
Foy Irish (Anglicized)
A different form of Fahy (from Irish Gaelic Ó Fathaigh "descendant of Fathach", a personal name probably based on Gaelic fothadh "foundation").
Foy Irish
Variant of Fee.
Føyen Norwegian
Named after a small island originally called Føyen, now known as Føynland in the Vestfold county of Norway. ... [more]
Fraga Portuguese
Fraga, also derived from the Spanish variation of the word frescas meaning "strawberries", in the Portugal it translates to "from the cliffs or cliffside"
Fragola Italian
apparently from fragola "strawberry" probably applied as either a topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of wild strawberries a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of soft fruits or a nickname for someone with a conspicuous strawberry mark.
Fraidstern Jewish (Anglicized, Rare)
Anglicized version of Freydshtern, Yiddish for "Joyful Star" literally "Joy Star".
Frain French
Topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent ash tree from Old French fraisne fresne "ash" from Latin fraxinus "ash".
Fraire Spanish
Comes from Latin frater meaning "brother".
Fraley English (American)
Anglicized/Americanized version of the German surname "Frohlich", meaning "happy" or "cheerful".
Frampton English
English: habitational name from any of various places so called, of which there are several in Gloucestershire and one in Dorset. Most take the name from the Frome river (which is probably from a British word meaning ‘fair’, ‘brisk’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’... [more]
França Portuguese
Means "France" in Portuguese.
France French
Ethnic name for an inhabitant of France, a country in Europe.
France Czech
Variant of Franc.
France Slovene
Derived from the given name France, a vernacular form of Francišek, which is ultimately from Latin Franciscus.
Francês Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Frances.
Frances Spanish, Catalan
From Spanish and Catalan meaning "French". Denoting someone of French origin.
Franceschini Italian
Most likely from the given name Francesco.
Francesco Italian
From the given name Francesco.
Francescoli Italian
Variant form of Francesco. This name is borne by the former Uruguayan soccer star Enzo Francescoli (1961-).
Francescone Italian
Ancient family of Navelli, which recognizes as its progenitor that Francis, called "Francescone", who, between 1227 and 1230, was awarded the title of Baron by Emperor Frederick II, for having juggled leveraging troops with success and honor in the Sixth Crusade.
Francese Italian
Ethnic name for a Frenchman.
Franchetti Italian
Diminutive spelling of Franco.
Franchi Italian
Variant spelling of Franco.
Franchini Italian
Italian patronymic of Franchino.
Franchino Italian
Diminutive form of Franco.
Francia Italian, Spanish
From Latin Francia "France" an ethnic name for a Frenchman.
Francisque French
From the given name Francisque.
Franck English, French
From the given name Franck.
Francoletti Italian
Probably means "son of Franco", or derives from a similar name.
Francomagaro Italian
I believe the first element is Franco, just don't know what the other element is.
Francuski Serbian
From Serbian Francuski meaning French.
Frangopoulos Greek
Means "descendant of a Frank" in Greek.
Frankel German
Variant of Frank.
Frankenberg German, Jewish
habitational name from a place in northern Hesse named as "fort (Old High German burg) of the Franks". From German franken and berg "mountain hill mountain"... [more]
Frankiewicz Polish
From the given name Franek.
Frankland English
Status name for a person whom lived on an area of land without having to pay obligations. From Norman French frank, 'free' and Middle English land, 'land'. This surname is common in Yorkshire.... [more]
Franks English
This surname is derived from the given name Frank.
Frankson English
This surname means "son of Frank."
Franquez Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese for "son of Franco."