All Submitted Surnames

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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."
Franson English
This surname means “son of Francis”.
Franssen Dutch
From the given name Frans and the Dutch woord zoon, meaning son.
Fränti Finnish (Rare)
Old farm name which became ones epithet and later as a surname.
Frantsuzov Russian
Derived from Russian француз (frantsuz) meaning "French, Frenchman".
Frantz German
Name given to a free man.
Franzblau Jewish
Means "french blue" in German. One of the many names assigned to Jews during the rule of Emperor Joseph II, who required all Jews in the Hapsburg Empire to adopt surnames.
Franzelius Swedish (Rare), German (Rare)
Likely derived from the given name Franz.
Franzén Swedish
Combination of the given name Franz and the popular surname suffix -én, derived from Latin -enius "descendant of".
Frascatore Italian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It is possibly derived from (or related to) Italian frasca meaning "bough, branch", which might possibly indicate that the surname had first started out as a nickname for someone who worked as a woodcutter or as a forester... [more]
Fratello Italian
From Italian fratello meaning "brother".
Fratini Medieval Italian (Tuscan, Modern)
My understanding is that the Fratini surname originated in the Arno River Valley somewhere between Arezzo and Florence.
Fratta Italian
Means "thicket, hedge".
Frattini Italian
Probably from Italian frate "monk, friar; brother". May also be from a place name.
Fratzke German (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a Slavic origin and a derivation from Middle Low German vratz "glutton".
Fravi Romansh
Derived from Old Romansh fravi "smith".
Fray French, English
From the German surname Frey or the Old French given name FRAY.
Frederick English
Derived from the given name Frederick.
Fredericks English
Patronymic from Frederick.
Frederico Portuguese
From the given name Frederico.
Fredman Swedish
Combination of Swedish fred "peace" and man "man".
Fredo Italian
From the given name Fredo.
Fredric English
From the given name Fredric
Fredrickson English, Swedish (Rare)
Means "son of Fredrick", sometimes used as an Americanized spelling of Fredriksson or Fredriksen.
Free English
Nickname or status name from Old English frēo "free(-born)", i.e. not a serf.
Freeling English, Dutch
This is the surname of Christian Freeling (born February 1, 1947 in Enschede, Netherlands)a Dutch game designer and inventor. This surname was also used for the main character "Carol Anne Freeling" in the Poltergeist film of 1982 as well.... [more]
Freer French
Dutch spelling of Frere (brother); another variant spelling is Frear.
Freiburg German
Derives from the German words, frei, which means free, and berg, which means hill, and is the name of a city in Germany.
Freidhof German
Topographical name from the German Fredihof 'graveyard', 'cemetery' (from Middle Low German, Middle High German vrithof 'enclosed farmstead or courtyard', later 'cemetery').
Freier German
Status name of the feudal system denoting a free man, as opposed to a bondsman, from an inflected form of Middle High German vri "free".
Freier German
Archaic occupational name, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vrier, vriger, denoting a man who had the ceremonial duty of asking guests to a wedding.
Freitag German, Jewish
Means "Friday" in German.
Frémont French (Americanized), English (American)
Fremont is a French surname meaning Free Mountain. People include John Frémont a US Explorer and Politician who fought in the Mexican-American War to free California and many places named after him, Including Fremont, California, and Fremont Nebraska.
Frenssen Flemish
From the given name Frans and the Dutch woord zoon, meaning son.
Frere French
From French frere meaning "brother".
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.
Fridman Jewish, Yiddish
derived from the Yiddish Frid (see fridu) meaning "peace" combined with man meaning "man, person"... [more]
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.
Friedgant Ukrainian
“Hand of peace”
Friedman English (American), Jewish
Americanized form of Friedmann as well as a Jewish cognate of this name.
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
Frigerio Italian
Possibly from the Lombard name for hackberry.
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").
Frizzoni Romansh
Italianized form of Fritsche.
Frobisher English
The surname Frobisher is derived from an occupation, 'the furber' or 'furbisher.' (Middle English fourbishour, from Old French forbisseor). A furbisher was a scourer of armour and metals generally, found also as' furbearer.' Frobisher is the most prominent modern form of the surname... [more]
Froch Polish
Polish form of Frosch.
Fröding Swedish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly from a place name element derived from Swedish frodig meaning "lush, thriving, flourishing" or from the name of the Norse god Frö (see Freyr)... [more]
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.
Frühling German (Rare)
Nickname from Middle High German vrüelinc German frühling "spring" in some cases for an early-born child from früh "early" and the suffix -ling denoting affiliation.
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
Fuad Arabic, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name Fuad.
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.
Fudeyasu Japanese
Fude means "handwriting, painting/writing brush" and yasu means "cheap, relax, peaceful".
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.
Fuenokaze Japanese
Borne by character Ren Fuenokaze (笛の 風錬) in the fake visual novel adventure game 'Danganronpa 4K: Hopeless Rising', made up of the nouns 笛 (fue) meaning "flute", の (no) meaning "of the", and 風 (kaze) meaning "winds".... [more]
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
(藤) Fuji is a common surname that means "wisteria".
Fujieda Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 枝 (eda) meaning "branch".
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".
Fujijima Japanese
A variant of Fujishima, meaning "Wisteria island".
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".
Fujikura Japanese
Fuji means "wisteria" and kura means "storehouse".
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".
Fujinami Japanese
Fuji means "wisteria" and nami means "wave".
Fujino Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Fujinomiya Japanese
Fuji means "wisteria", no means "therefore, of", and miya means "shrine".
Fujio Japanese
Fuji means "wisteria" and o means "tail".
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".
Fujishima Japanese
"Wisteria island".
Fujishima Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 島 or 嶋 (shima) meaning "island".
Fujishiro Japanese
Fuji means "wisteria" and shiro means "castle".
Fujishiro Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 代 (shiro) meaning "price, cost, charge".
Fujitani Japanese
From 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 谷 (tani) meaning "valley."
Fujiura Japanese
Fuji means "wisteria" and ura means "bay, beach".
Fujiyama Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Fujiyasu Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 安 (yasu) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, safe, simple, ammonium".
Fujiyoshi Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 吉 (yoshi) meaning "lucky, good".
Fukada Japanese
Fuka means "deep" and da means "rice paddy, field."
Fukae Japanese
Fuka means "deep" and e means "inlet, river".
Fukagai Japanese
An eastern Japanese variant of Fukatani.... [more]
Fukagaya Japanese
Fuka means "deep" and gaya means "valley".
Fukahori Japanese
From Japanese 深 (fuka) meaning "deep" and 堀 (hori) meaning "moat".