All Submitted Surnames

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ampuan Filipino, Maranao
From a royal title meaning "one who asks for apology" or "revered, great" in Maranao.
Amrad Filipino
Unknown origin.
Amram Jewish
From the given name Amram.
Amramyan Armenian
Means "son of Amram".
Amrani Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Imran (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Amrein German (Swiss)
Topographic name from am ‘at’ + Rain ‘edge of plowed land’.
Amsdon English (Modern)
Unknown. Possibly a spelling variant of Amsden. Ancestry.com suggests probably a habitational name, from a reduced form of the Oxfordshire place name Ambrosden, which is composed of an Old English personal name Ambre + Old English dun ‘hill’... [more]
Amsler American, German (Swiss)
As a Swiss German surname it is from the Swiss place name Amslen.
Amspacher German
Habitational name for someone from a place called Amsbach
Amstutz German (Swiss), German (Austrian)
Topographic name for someone living near or at the foot of a steep mountainside, German am Stutz ‘at the escarpment’.
Amunategi Basque
It literally means a "place of apple trees", denoting someone who lived and/or worked there.
Amundson English (American, Anglicized), Swedish (Rare)
Anglicized from or rare Swedish variant of Amundsen.
Amuro Japanese
Written with kanji meaning "Relax, Cheap, Inexpensive, Low, Rested, peaceful" and "Room".
Amursky Russian
Habitational name from Amur river in Russia.
Amusan Japanese (Rare)
The Amusan Clan (秋道一族, Amusan Ichizoku) is a prominent clan in Kanazawa. Since its disbandment, most of its known members reside in Neuilly-sur-Seine ,Britain and Washington D.C.
Amuskibar Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Bergara.
Amy French
From the given name Amé or Aimé.
Amy Jèrriais
Derived from French ami "friend".
Amys English
From the given name Amis. Compare with Ames. An early example using this spelling is Robert Amys of Cambridgeshire, England in 1273.
An Chinese, Korean
From Chinese 安 (ān) meaning "peace, quiet".
Anabuki Japanese
It is written like this : 穴 (Ana) "Whole, pit" and 吹 (Buki) "Blow into".
Anacker German
Nickname for a day laborer, as opposed to someone who owned fields, from Middle High German āne meaning "without" + acker meaning "field".
Anakin English (British, Rare)
Meaning unknown. Perhaps a medieval English diminutive of an unknown given name, possibly Ana or Andrew (compare Wilkin, Larkin, and Hopkin).
Analuka African American
The Analuka Family was founded... [more]
Analukka African American
The Analukka Surname Means Cobra Goddess, The Analukka Family was founded in the United States of America by a Crypto currency Trader & real estate developer by the name of Shanalu Dajjal Analukka
Ananyan Armenian, Jewish
Means "son of Anan 2".
Ananyev Russian
Feminine counterpart is Ananyeva (Ананьевa)
Anarbaev Kyrgyz
Derived from Persian انار (anâr) meaning "pomegranate" combined with Turkic bay meaning "rich, wealthy".
Anastacio Spanish
From the given name Anastacio.
Anastasio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Anastasio.
Anastassakis Greek
Crete born John Anthony Aniston, (birth name Yiannis Anitios Anastassakis) is an American actor and the father of actress Jennifer Aniston.
Anatoliyev Russian
Means "son of Anatoliy".
Anaya Basque
Originated in Spain. It derives from medieval basque name Anaia meaning "friar or brother". As a surname it means "Son of Anaia".
Anay-ool Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan анай (anay) meaning "goat, kid" combined with оол (ool) meaning "son, boy".
Anbar Arabic
Means "amber" in Arabic (see English name Amber). Notable actress Nihal Anbar was born in 1960.
Andalib Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Andalib.
Ander English
Short form of Anderson.
Anders German, Scottish, Czech
Derived from the given name Anders.
Andersdotter Swedish
Strictly feminine patronymic of Anders.
Anderson Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Ghille Andrais meaning 'Son of the devotee of St. Andrew'. ... [more]
Anderssen Norwegian
Means "son of Anders".
Andes German
Variant spelling of Anthes.
Andikoetxea Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Kortezubi.
Andino Greek
This surname was originally derived from the Greek Andreas, a name meaning manly. It was the name of the first of Jesus Christ's disciples, which is known in various local forms throughout Christendom... [more]
Andishmand Ancient Persian
ANDISHMAND (pronounced: AEN-DEESH-MAND, in the West D is silent), Origin Middle-Persian, means one who thinks (i.e. an intellectual). Given to people of Persian and non-Persian descent of diverse Persian or Central Asian ethnic and religious backgrounds (including Jews, Christians, Zoroastrians) based on a person's profession that requires thinking (technocrat, writer, poet, intellectual).
Ando Japanese
From the Japanese 安 (an or yasu) "relax," "inexpensive," "low," and 藤 (to or fuji) "wisteria." The second character may indicate historical or familial links to the formerly powerful Fujiwara (藤原) clan.
Andonian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Antonyan.
Andorn Piedmontese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the Province of Biela.
Andov Macedonian
Means "son of Ande".
Andrássy Hungarian
man, warrior... a surname that derives from the personal name "Andreas", meaning manly, and was held by the first of Christ's disciples.
Andreadis Greek
Means "son of Andreas" in Greek.
Andreasdotter Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Andreas", this surname is only used by females.
Andreason English, Swedish
Means "Son of Andreas", though frequently mistaken in English as "Son of Andrea-2".
Andrei Romanian
From the given name Andrei.
Andrejević Serbian
Means ''son of Andrej''.
Andrelly Russian, Ukrainian
The first occurrence that I found was of Mikhaila Orosvigovskago ANDRELLY, or ANDRELLA (author of religious literature, in the century XVI) .
Andrén Swedish
Latinized patronymic from the name Andreas.
Andreola Italian
Meaning of name is unknown
Andreou Greek
Means "son of Andreas".
Andreozzi Italian
From the given name Andrea 1.
Andresen Norwegian
Means "son of Andre".
Andreson English (Rare)
Means “son of Andrew”.
Andréssdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Andrés" in Icelandic.
Andrésson Icelandic
Means "son of Andrés" in Icelandic.
Andrevski Macedonian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Andrej".
Andrew English
From the given name Andrew
Andreyev Russian
Means "son of Andrey".
Andrianakis Greek
Patronym from the given name Andreas, with the Cretan suffix -akis. Common in Australian Greek communities.
Andrieux French
From the given name André.
Andrin French
From the given name André.
Andriyiv Ukrainian
Means "son of Andriy".
Andronikashvili Georgian
Means "son of Andronikos". This was the name of a Georgian family of nobility that claimed descent from Andronikos I, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 1183-1185.
Andros German (Swiss), Hungarian
Derivative of the personal name Andreas. Perhaps a reduced form of Greek Andronikos, Andronidis, or some other similar surname, all patronymics from Andreas.
Andrulevičus Jewish (Russified, Modern, Rare), Jewish (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
"Ben-Adam" or "ben-ish" ("ben" being "son" in Hebrew; Adam meaning "man"). The Andrulevičuses were originally Sephardic kohanim whom immigrated to Lithuania, and then Poland, Latvia, and other countries.
Andrulewicz Lithuanian (Modern, Rare), Polish (Modern, Rare), Jewish (Modern, Rare), Latvian
Originally Andrulevičus or Andrulevičius, it means "ben-Adam" or "ben-ish" ("ben" being "son" in Hebrew; Adam meaning "man")... [more]
Andryushin Russian
Derived from a diminutive form Andryusha of the Russian given name Andrey.
Andryushyn Ukrainian
Derived from a diminutive form Andryusha of the Ukrainian name Andriy.
Andrzejewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Andrzejewo, derived from the given name Andrzej.
Andújar Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
Anees Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Anis.
Anes Portuguese
Means "son of João" in Portuguese.
Aney English
English surname of uncertain origin, though it has been suggested that this is an anglicized form of French Ané. Ané itself is said to be taken from a personal name, possibly a gallicized form of Asnar or Aznar, which may be derived from Latin asinarius meaning "keeper of asses, ass-driver", from asinus "ass".
Ang Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Hong.
Angadi Indian, Kannada
From Kannada ಅಂಗಡಿ (aṃgaḍi) meaning "store, shop".
Angel Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, English, Slovene
From the Latin personal name Angelus meaning "Angel", derived from the Greek word ἄγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger" (see the given name Angel).
Angela Italian
Derived from the given name Angelus (see Angel).
Angelevski Macedonian
Son of Angele
Angelis Greek
Variant of Angelos.
Angellotti Italian
Comes from a pet form of Angelo, variant of Angelotti.
Angelo Italian
From a popular medieval personal name, Angelo, Latin Angelus, from Greek angelos "messenger, angel" (considered as a messenger sent from God).
Angeloni Italian
Means "great angels" in Italian. It derives from Biblical Latin angelus meaning "angel", ultimately from Ancient Greek angelos, originally meaning "messenger", changing meaning in the Bible.
Angelopoulos Greek
From the personal name Angelos or a shortened form of the personal name Evangelos + the patronymic ending -poulos.
Angelos Greek
Reduced form of any of various Greek surnames derived from the forename Angelos (from #angelos ‘messenger’, ‘angel’), as for example Angelopoulos.
Angelotti Italian
Comes from a pet form of Angelo.
Angelou Greek (Cypriot)
Means "son of Angelos" or "son of the angel" in Greek. A famous bearer is the American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
Angelson English
Means son of Angel.
Angelucci Italian
From a pet form of the personal name Angelo.
Angerhofer German
Habitational name for someone from Angerhof in Bavaria.
Angerjas Estonian
Angerjas is an Estonian surname meaning "eel".
Anghel Romanian
From the given name Anghel.
Anglesola Catalan
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Angoco Chamorro
“to Trust in” “to rely on” “to have confidence in” “to have faith in” “to place reliance in” “to confide in”
Angott Italian (Anglicized)
The origin of this surname is unknown but is most likely an anglicized version of the Italian surname 'Angotti'.... [more]
Angrisani Italian
From Angrisano, a habitational name for someone from Angri in Salerno province.
Ångström Swedish
Combination of Swedish ånga "steam" and ström "river, current, stream". A notable bearer was Swedish physicist Anders Ångström (1814-1874), one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy... [more]
Anguiano Spanish (Latinized, Modern)
Anguiano is a small town in the province of La Rioja, Spain.
Anguino American, Spanish (Mexican)
Mexican-American last name
Anguissola Italian
Sofonisba Aguissola was a celebrated artist of the Italian Renaissance.
Angulo Spanish (Mexican)
Spanish: habitational name from Encima-Angulo in Burgos province.... [more]
Anheuser German
Last name of Eberhard Anheuser, founder of the Anheuser-Busch company.
Anić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ana" in Serbo-Croatian.
Aniceto Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Aniceto.
Anikeev Russian
Means "son of Anikey", Anikey being an archaic short form of Ioannikiy.
Anisimov Russian
Means "son of Anisim".
Aniston English
"Town of Agnes, Agnes town"... [more]
Anjum Urdu, Bengali
Means "stars", the plural of Arabic نَجْم‎ (najm) meaning "star".
Ankjær Danish
From a place name meaning 'water-hole with ducks.'
Änn Estonian
Änn is an Estonian surname meaning "skua/jaeger" (bird species: Stercorarius parasiticus).
Ann English
Habitational name from Abbots Ann in Hampshire, named for the stream that runs through it, which is most probably named with an ancient Welsh word meaning ‘water’.
Anna English, Irish, Italian, Hungarian
Probably derived from the female first name Anna.
Annakin English (British, Rare)
Meaning unknown. Perhaps a medieval English diminutive of an unknown given name (compare WilkinLarkin, and Hopkin).
Annam Telugu
The surname is derived from the Telugu word అన్నం (annam) which means rice.
Annamaa Estonian
Annamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "give land".
Annan Western African, Akan
Means "fourth-born child" in Akan.
Annan Scottish
"The earliest reference of Annan used as a surname is found in the 13th century Ragman Rolls during which Scots pledged homage to nobles. It is likely that the inhabitants of Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, Annandale, River Annan, Annanhead Hill, and Annan Castle adopted "Annan" as their surname." (wikipedia)
Annast Estonian
Annast is an Estonians urname possibly derived from "anna" meaning "give".
Anne Indian
Indian (Andhra Pradesh); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu name of unknown meaning.
Anni Estonian
Anni is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "anne" meaning "aptitude for" and "talent"; or "hani" meaning "goose".
Anniste Estonian
Anniste is an Estonian surname possibly related or derived from "anne" meaning "gift" or "talent".
Anniston English
"Town of Agnes".
Anno Japanese
Means "of hermitage" in Japanese. A famous bearer is famous Japanese illustrator and children's educational book author Mitsumasa Anno (1926-present).
Annson English
Variant of Anson.
Annunziato Italian
From the given name Annunziato.
Annus Estonian
Annus is an Estonian surname meaning "dose".
Añorbe Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
Anotidaishe Shona
Anotidaishe means "the Lord loves us".
Anouilh French
From Catalan anull, meaning "slow worm". It is originally a nickname given to a spineless and slow person. The French author Jean Anouilh is a famous bearer of this surname.
Anquetil Jèrriais
Derived from the medieval French personal name Ansketil.
Anrep Russian
Derived from surname von Anrep
Ansaldo Italian
From the given name Ansaldo.
Ansari Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the given name Ansar.
Anschütz German
Occupational name for someone whose job was to keep a dam or pool filled with water. (Anschützen "to fill up")
Anselme French
From the given name Anselme.
Anselmo Portuguese, Italian, Spanish
From the given name Anselmo.
Ànsruthair Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous town.
Anstey English
Means "person from Anstey or Ansty", the name of numerous places in England (either "single track" or "steep track"). F. Anstey was the pen-name of British barrister and author Thomas Anstey Guthrie (1856-1934).
Anthony English
From the personal name Anthony.
Anticristo Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Means "antichrist" in Spanish.
Antillón Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Antipin Russian, Kazakh
Derived from given name Antip (Антип). Also a variation of Antipov (Антипов)
Antipov Russian
Derived from given name Antip (Антип). Feminine form is Antipova (Антиповa)
Antkowiak Polish
Derived from the given name Antoni.
Antoine French
From the given name Antoine.
Antolin Spanish
1 Spanish (Antolín): from the personal name, a vernacular form of Antoninus, a name borne by thirteen saints.... [more]
Antonacci Italian
From the given name Antonio.
Antoñanzas Castilian
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Riojan municipality of Munilla.
Antonello Italian
From the given name Antonello.
Antoniades Greek
Means "son of Antonios"
Antoniak Polish
Derived from the given name Antoni.
Antonian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Antonyan.
Antonides Greek
Means "son of Antonios"
Antoniewicz Polish
Derived from the given name Antoni.
Antonios Greek
From the given name Antonios
Antonius Ancient Celtic
It means invaluable. In the Gaelic languaje is amhrisiadwy.
Antonovich Belarusian, Russian
Derived from given name Anton (Антон) meaning "son of Anton"
Antonsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Anton" in Icelandic.
Antonucci Italian
From the given name Antonio.
Antonyan Armenian
Means "son of Anton".