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.
Hilmar German
Derived from the German given name Hilmar.
Hilmarsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Hilmar".
Hilmi Arabic
From the given name Hilmi.
Hilot Filipino, Cebuano
Means "massage" in Cebuano.
Hiltz German
Variant of Hilz.
Himaya Filipino, Cebuano
Means "glory, praise" or "bliss, joy" in Cebuano.
Hime Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 姫 (Hime) meaning "Hime", a former large village in the former district of Muro in the former Japanese province of Kii in parts of present-day Wakayama, Japan and Mie, Japan.... [more]
Hime Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 姫 (Hime) meaning "Hime", a former village in the district of Kani in the former Japanese province of Mino in parts of present-day Gifu, Japan.... [more]
Hime Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 姫 (hime) meaning "princess".... [more]
Himi Japanese
From the Japanese 氷 (hi) "ice" and 見 (mi) "mindset," "outlook."
Himira Japanese
Hi means Fire, hi means sun, Mi means beautiful,ra means Good or ra means Virtuous or ra means respectable
Himlfarb Yiddish
Means "color of the sky".
Himmel German
German word for "sky"
Himmelreich German, Jewish
humorous topographic name from a place so named as being at a high altitude from Middle High German himel "heaven" and riche "empire" meaning "kingdom of heaven, heavenly kingdom".
Himmelstein German, Jewish
topographic name for someone living by a feature so named from Middle High German himel "heaven, sky" and stein "rock, stone" meaning "stone in the sky, sky stone"
Himmler German, History
Derived from German Himmel "heaven, sky". This was a topographic name for someone living at a high altitude. ... [more]
Himoto Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Nihon.
Hin Khmer
Meaning uncertain.
Hinagpis Filipino (Rare), Tagalog (Rare)
Means "anguish" in Tagalog.
Hinata Japanese
From Japanese 日向 (hinata) meaning "sunny place", 陽向 (hinata) meaning "toward the sun", or a non-standard reading of 向日葵 (himawari) meaning "sunflower". Other kanji compounds are also possible.
Hinawa Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 火縄 (hinawa) meaning "matchlock", referring to the occupation of making matchlocks.
Hinay Filipino, Cebuano
Means "slow, feeble, weak" in Cebuano.
Hinc Polish
From German Hinz, ultimately from the given name Heinrich.
Hinckle German (Americanized)
Americanized form of Hinkel.
Hinckley English
From the name of a place in Leicestershire meaning "Hynca's wood", from the Old English byname Hynca, derivative of hún "bear cub", and leah "woodland, clearing".
Hińcz Polish
Variant of Hinc.
Hincz Polish
Variant of Hinc.
Hind English, Scottish
English (central and northern): nickname for a gentle or timid person, from Middle English, Old English hind ‘female deer’.... [more]
Hindang Filipino, Cebuano
From the name of a small tree in the genus Myrica.
Hinderks Dutch, Frisian
Means "son of Hinderk".
Hindle English
Habitational name from a place in the parish of Whalley, Lancashire, so called from the same first element + Old English hyll 'hill'.
Hindley English
English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester, so named from Old English hind ‘female deer’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.
Hindman Irish
Keeper of the king's deer.
Hine English
occupational name from Middle English Old English hine "servant member of a household" also "farm laborer" (such as a herdsman or shepherd)... [more]
Hingeston Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
Hingestone Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
Hingst Low German
From Low German Hingst (stallion).
Hingston English
The distribution of the Hingston surname appears to be based around the South Hams area of Devon. The English Place Name Society volumes for Devon give the best indication of the source of the name... [more]
Hinkebein Dutch, German
Nickname for someone with a limp, from Middle Low German hinken meaning "to limp" + bein meaning "leg".
Hinkel German
Nickname for a timid, fearful person, from dialect hinkel ‘chicken’
Hinkelman German
Elaborated variant of Hinkel, with the addition of Middle High German 'man'.
Hinkle American
Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Hinkel. Variant spelling of English Hinckley.
Hinode Japanese
日 (Hi) means "Sun, Day", ノ (No) is a particle, 出 (De) means "Come Out". This surname means "Sunrise" in Japanese. It is uncommon, as a last name and a first name as well.
Hinomoto Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Nihon.
Hinriksdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Hinrik" in Icelandic.
Hinriksson Icelandic
Means "son of Hinrik" in Icelandic.
Hinshelwood Scottish, English
Denoted a person from a lost place called Henshilwood near the village of Carnwath on the southern edge of the Pentland Hills of South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is derived from Scots hainchil obscurely meaning "haunch" and Old English wudu meaning "wood"... [more]
Hinson German
It means "son of Hinrich"
Hint Estonian
Hint is an Estonian surname, a diminutive of the masculine given name "Hindrek".
Hintgen Luxembourgish
Appeared in Luxembourg in 1698 in an area around Bertrange and Strassen. there are Hentgens there yet today.
Hinton English (Archaic)
Comes from Old English heah meaning "high" and tun meaning "enclosure" or "settlement." A notable person with the surname is female author S.E Hinton.
Hintzell German (Rare)
Variant from name Hintz which was popular in Saxony and Hessen. Name later used in German Prussia. The name Hintz originates as a short form of the personal name Heinrich.
Hinxstone Anglo-Saxon, English
A an earlier variation of the surname Hingston. See Hingston for full meaning.
Hinz German, Danish (Rare)
Derived from the given name Hinz, a diminutive of Heinrich.
Hiott Anglo-Saxon
From the Anglo-Saxon town of Ayott, which means “at the high gate”.
Hipkin English
English name meaning relative of Herbert
Hipkins English
Patronymic surname from the nickname "Hib" or "Hibkin" for Hilbert (see Hibbert).
Hipp German
From the middle high German word hippe meaning "waffle". Perhaps an occupational name for someone who cooks waffles.
Hippe German
Variant of Hipp.
Hippolyte French, Haitian Creole
From the given name Hippolyte 2, Variant of Hyppolite.
Hippy Indonesian (Rare)
This surname was born in Sulawesi Island, Indonesia. However as time passes and people move on, this family can now be found on Java Island.
Hirabayashi Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 林 (hayashi) meaning "forest".
Hiraga Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulate, greet, celebrate".
Hiraguchi Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Hirai Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 井 (i) meaning "well".
Hiraiwa Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks".
Hiraizumi Japanese
Hira means "peace, even, level" and izumi means "spring, fountain".
Hirakawa Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Hiraki Japanese
Hira means "peace, even, level" and ki means "tree, wood".
Hiramitsu Japanese
Means "flat light" in Japanese.
Hiramoto Japanese
Hira means "peace" and moto means "origin".
Hiramoto Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Hiranaka Japanese
Hira means "peace, even, level" and naka means "middle".
Hiranchai Thai
From Thai หิรัญ (hiran) meaning "money, silver, gold" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
Hiransi Thai
From Thai หิรัญ (hiran) meaning "money, silver, gold" and ศรี (si) meaning "honour, glory, splendour".
Hiranuma Japanese
Combination of the kanji 平 (hira, "flat; ordinary; low-ranking person") and 沼 (numa, "swamp, bog"), thus "flat swamp".
Hiranwong Thai
From Thai หิรัญ (hiran) meaning "money, silver, gold" and วงศ์ (wong) meaning "lineage, family, dynasty"
Hirao Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 尾 (o) meaning "tail, end".
Hiraoka Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Hirasaka Japanese
Hira means "peace" and saka means "hill, slope".
Hirasawa Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 沢, 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Hirashima Japanese
From the Japanese 平 (hira) "peace" and 島, 嶋 or 嶌 (shima) "island."
Hiratani Japanese
Hira means "level, peace" and tani means "valley".
Hiratsuka Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 塚 (tsuka) meaning "hillock, mound".
Hirayama Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Hiremath Indian, Kannada
Of uncertain meaning.
Hiroi Japanese
From the Japanese 廣 or 広 (hiro) "wide" and 井 (i) "well."
Hirokawa Japanese
From Japanese 広 or 廣 (hiro) meaning "broad, wide, spacious" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Hiromasa Japanese
Hito means "wide, broad, large" and masa means "".
Hiromi Japanese (Rare)
From the stem of adjective 広い/廣い (hiroi), meaning "spacious, vast, wide," combined with either 海 (mi), shortened from umi meaning "sea, ocean," or 見 (mi) meaning "looking, viewing."... [more]
Hirono Japanese
From Japanese 広 (hiro) meaning "wide, broad, spacious" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Hirosawa Japanese
Hiro means "broad, spacious, wide" and sawa means "swamp, marsh".
Hirose Japanese
From Japanese 広 or 廣 (hiro) meaning "broad, wide, spacious" and 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids, current".
Hiroshima Japanese (Rare)
Hiro means "widespread,broad","generous","prosperous" depending on kanji used. Shima means "Island" the same as "jima" does. So this surname rather mean "Prosperous Island"or "Broad Island"."Generous Island" might be possible,but it's not likely used for the last name the same as it is for the given name, Hiro.
Hirota Japanese
From Japanese 廣, 広 or 弘 (hiro) meaning "broad, wide, spacious" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Hiroto Japanese
From the given name Hiroto.
Hirowatari Japanese
Hiro means "wide, broad, spacious" and watari means "ferry, cross, import, deliver".
Hiroyasu Japanese
Hiro means "broad, wide, spacious" and yasu means "cheap, peace, relax".
Hirschberg German, Jewish
Derived from many places named Hirschberg in the states of Thuringia and North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany, or the historic city of Jelenia Góra in southwestern Poland. It is composed of Middle High German hirz meaning "deer, stag" and berg meaning "hill, mountain"... [more]
Hirschfeld German, Jewish, Yiddish
Ornamental name composed of German hirsch or Yiddish hirsh meaning "deer" and feld meaning "field". It is also a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of land frequented by deer or where millets grew.
Hirsekorn German
Hirsekorn - millet grain - seems to be of Jewish origin
Hirst English
Variant of Hurst
Hirt German, English (Anglicized), Czech, Polish
From German Hirte meaning "shepherd".
Hirukawa Japanese
From Japanese 蛭 (hiru) meaning "leech" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Hiruma Japanese
From the Japanese 蛭 (hiru) "leech" and 間 (ma) "pause."
Hirundo Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
From Latin hirundo, meaning "swallow".
Hiruta Japanese
From Japanese 蛭 (hiru) meaning "leech" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Hirv Estonian
Hirv is an Estonian surname meaning "deer"
Hirvesoo Estonian
Hirvesoo is an Estonian surname meaning "deer swamp".
Hirvonen Finnish
Derived from Finnish hirvi "elk, moose".
Hisada Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 田 (da) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Hisaeda Japanese
From Japanese 久枝 (Hisaeda) meaning "Hisaeda", a former area in the former district of Wake in the former Japanese province of Iyo in parts of present-day Ehime, Japan.
Hisagae Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 久枝 (see Hisaeda).
Hisaishi Japanese
Hisa means "long time ago, lasting" and ishi means "stone".
Hisaka Japanese
Hi can mean "Japanese cypress" or "scarlet, dark red" and saka means "slope, hill".
Hisamaru Japanese
Hisa means "long time, long time ago, longetivity" and maru means "circle, round".
Hisamatsu Japanese
Hisa (久) means "long ago, everlasting" and matsu (松) means "pine".
Hisamoto Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Hisamura Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Hisanaga Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 永 (naga) meaning "perpetual, eternal".
Hisano Japanese
Hisa means "long time ago, everlasting" and no means "field, rice paddy".
Hisatomi Japanese
Hisa means "long time ago" and tomi means "wealth, abundance".
Hisatomi Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 富 or 冨 (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance".
Hisaw English
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
Hisazome Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time" and 染 (zome), the joining continuative form of 染める (someru) meaning "to dye", referring to the process of dying for a long time.
Hiscock English
From Hick, a Middle English pet form of Richard, with the diminutive suffix -cok.
Hisham Arabic
From the given name Hisham.
Hishida Japanese
From 菱 (hishi, ryou) meaning "diamond (shape), water chestnut, caltrop, rhombus" and 田 (da) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Hishikawa Japanese
From 菱 (hishi, ryou) meaning "diamond (shape), rhombus, water chestnut, caltrop" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river".
Hiszékeny Hungarian
Means naive in Hungarian.
Hiszpański Polish
Meaning "Spanish", denoting a person of Spanish heritage.
Hita Japanese
Possibly from 日 (hi) meaning "sun" and 田 (ta) meaning "rice paddy, field".
Hitarashi Japanese
From Japanese "浸" (hita) meaning immersion and "らし" (rashi) meaning likelihood
Hitchens English
The name Hitchens has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the baptismal name Richard. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries.
Hitchins English
Comes from the town Hitchin
Hitokiri Japanese
A notable bearer is the author Gentatsu Hitokiri.
Hitomi Japanese
Hito means "person" and mi means "see, viewpoint, mindset".
Hitora Japanese
From 人 (hito) means "person, human, individual" and 羅 (ra) means "thin silk fabric, net, gauze, Romania".
Hitotose Japanese (Rare)
This surname consists of the kanji that reads "spring, summer, autumn, and winter" in that order.
Hitotsuyanagi Japanese (Rare)
一 (Hitotsu) means "one" and 柳 (Yanagi) means "willow".
Hittenrauch Prussian
from the prussian word von hittenraoucht meaning "of royalty"
Hittle German (Anglicized)
Americanized form of German Hüttl (see Huettl).
Hittler German
Variant of Hitler.
Hix English
Variant of Hicks
Hiyama Japanese
From the Japanese hi, meaning "red, scarlet", and mura, meaning "town, village".
Hiyama Japanese
From Japanese 檜, 桧 (hi) meaning "Japanese cypress" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Hjälm Swedish
Variant of Hjelm.
Hjalmarsson Swedish
Means "son of Hjalmar".
Hjaltalín Icelandic
From the given name Hjaltalín.
Hjelm Swedish, Danish
From Swedish hjälm or Danish hjelm, both derived from Old Norse hjalmr "helmet".
Hjelte Swedish
From Swedish hjälte "hero".
Hjermstad Norwegian (Rare)
Hjerm means royal swords, stad means place. So Hjermstad means "place for the King's swords".
Hjornevik Norwegian
Named after the town of Hjørnevik, Norway
Hladik Czech
a finisher or polisher of furniture
Hladika Croatian
Possibly derived from hladno, meaning "cold".
Hliabovič Belarusian
Means "son of Hlieb".
Hlöðversdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Hlöðver". Used exclusively by women.
Hlöðversson Icelandic
Means "son of Hlöðver". Used exclusively by men; Hlöðversdóttir is the female form].
Hluchý Czech
Hluchý means "Deaf" in Czech.
Hmingthanga Mizo
Hmingthanga means ‘famous’ in Mizo.
Ho Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Ho Korean
Alternative transcription of Korean Hangul 허 (see Heo).
Ho Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Hồ.
Hồ Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Hu, from Sino-Vietnamese 胡 (hồ).
Hòa Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 和 (hòa) meaning "peaceful, harmonious".
Hoa Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 花 (hoa) meaning "flower".
Hoa Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Hua, from Sino-Vietnamese 花 (hoa).
Hoadley English
Habitational name from East or West Hoathly in Sussex, so named from Old English hað / Middle English hoath "heath" + leah "wood, clearing".
Hoagland American
American form of Scandinavian topographical surnames, such as Swedish Högland or Norwegian Haugland, both essentially meaning "high land".
Hoang Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Hoàng.
Hoàng Phủ Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Huangfu, from Sino-Vietnamese 皇甫 (hoàng phủ).
Hoapili Hawaiian
"Attached to the bosom", i.e very, very close. Name given by Kamehameha to his brother and closest high chief.
Hoar English
Nickname meaning gray haired.
Hoare English
From a nickname meaning "gray-haired", ie. "hoary".
Hõbe Estonian
Hõbe is an Estonian surname meaning "silver".
Hõbemägi Estonian
Hõbemägi is an Estonian surname meaning "silver mountain".
Hõbemets Estonian
Hõbemets is an Estonian surname meaning "silver forest".
Hõbesalu Estonian
Hõbesalu is an Estonian surname meaning "silver grove".
Hoắc Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (Huò) meaning "Quick".
Hoceimi Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Habitational name for someone originally from Al Hoceima, a town and province in Algeria.
Hočevar Slovene
Originally indicated a person from Kočevje (Gottschee County), a city and municipality in southern Slovenia.
Hochfeld German
Means "high field".
Hochstein German
Topographic name for someone who lived by a high rock or a castle of that name from Middle High German hoh "high" and stein "rock stone castle".
Hock German
Topographic name for someone living by a hedge, from a dialect variant of Heck.
Hockenhull English
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Tarvin, Cheshire West and Chester.
Hockton German
In relation to Hock a wine producing region and probably being adopted into Britain via Anglo Saxon settlers.
Hocog Chamorro (Modern)
Chamorro for "No more, empty, completed".
Hod Hebrew
From the given name Hod which means "glory, splendor" in Hebrew, more commonly used as a surname.
Hodapp German
1 South German: probably a nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German hōh ‘high’, ‘tall’ + the dialect word dapp ‘fool’.... [more]
Hódar Spanish
Spanish surname with unknown origin. Violeta Hódar is a notable bearer.
Hodder English
Occupational name for a maker or seller of hoods, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old English hod
Hoddson French
Variation of the surname, HODSON.
Hodge English
From the given name Hodge, a medieval diminutive of Roger.
Hodge English
Nickname from Middle English hodge "hog", which occurs as a dialect variant of hogge, for example in Cheshire place names.