All Submitted Surnames

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Jagr Czech
Jágr is a Czech-language surname. It is related to the German surname Jäger which means "hunter" in German. It is used by the Ice Hockey player Jaromír Jágr.
Jahan Bengali, Urdu, Persian, Indian, Hindi
From the given name Jahan.
Jahana Okinawan
Possibly from Japanese 謝 (ja) meaning "apologise, thanks" and 花 (hana) meaning "flower".
Jahanbakhsh Persian
Derived from the given name Jahan.
Jahangir Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Persian
From the given name Jahangir.
Jahangiri Persian
From the given name Jahangir.
Jahani Persian
From the given name Jahan.
Jahimaa Estonian
Jahimaa is an Estonian surname meaning "shooting/hunting land".
Jahimees Estonian
Jahimees is an Estonian surname meaning "hunter" (literally, "hunting man").
Jahne German
Variant of Jahn.
Jahns German
Patronymic from the personal name Jahn.
Jahu Estonian
Jahu is an Estonian surname meaning "flour".
Jaik Estonian
Jaik is an Estonian surname derived from "jäik" meaning "rigid" and "stiff".
Jaimez Spanish
Means "son of Jaime 1" in Spanish.
Jaimoukha Circassian
Means "cow herd, cowman", from Kabardian жэм (žăm) meaning "cow" and хъу (χ°) "male, man". It traditionally indicated someone who was wealthy because they possessed a large herd of bovine.
Jajčanin Croatian, Serbian
Derived from jaje, meaning "egg".
Jakaitis Lithuanian
Unknown meaning.
Jakeson English
It means "son of Jake"
Jaketsu Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 蛇穴 (see Jaana).
Jakić Croatian, Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Jakov".
Jakimov m Macedonian
Means "son of Jakim".
Jakimova f Macedonian
Feminine form of Jakimov.
Jakimovska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Jakimovski.
Jakimovski m Macedonian
Means "son of Jakim".
Jakobsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jakob" in Icelandic.
Jakobson Estonian
Estonian spelling of Jacobson.
Jakov Croatian
Derived from the name Jakov.
Jakovleska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Jakovleski.
Jakovleski m Macedonian
Means "son of Jakov".
Jakša Croatian
Derived from the forename Jakov.
Jakšić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Jakov.
Jakub Polish, Czech, Slovak
From the given name Jakub.
Jakubek Polish, Czech
From a pet form of the given name Jakub.
Jakubowicz Polish
Means "son of Jakub".
Jakupec Croatian
Derived from the name Jakub.
Jakupi Albanian
From the given name Jakup.
Jakupović Bosnian
Means "son of Jakup".
Jalajas Estonian
Jalajas is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jalakas" meaning "elm" and "wych elm".
Jalakas Estonian
Jalakas is an Estonian surname meaning "wych elm" (Ulmus glabra).
Jalal Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Jalal.
Jalali Persian, Urdu
From the given name Jalal.
Jalandoni Filipino, Hiligaynon
Meaning uncertain.
Jalas Estonian
Jalas is an Estonian surname meaning "runner", "hob" and "cradle".
Jalast Estonian
Jalast is an Estonian surname derived from "jalastama" meaning "dismount" and "unhorse".
Jaleel Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Jalil.
Jalg Estonian
Jalg is an Estonian surname meaning "foot".
Jalil Arabic, Persian
From the given name Jalil
Jalili Persian
From the given name Jalil.
Jalilian Persian
From the given name Jalil.
Jalilov Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Jalil".
Jalilpour Persian
Means "son of Jalil".
Jalilzadeh Persian
Means "born of Jalil".
Jallai Estonian
Jallai is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jala" meaning "afoot".
Jalloh Western African
Probably a derivative of Arabic Jalil.
Jalloh Western African, Fula
Variant of Diallo primarily used in Sierra Leone.
Jallow Western African, Fula
Variant of Diallo primarily used in Gambia.
Jamal Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
Derived from the given name Jamal.
Jamali Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi), Urdu
From the given name Jamal.
Jambrečec Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambrek Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambreković Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambrišak Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambrošić Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jameel Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Jamil.
Jamil Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Derived from the given name Jamil.
Jamoukha Circassian
Variant transcription of Jaimoukha.
Jamshed Persian, Tajik
From the given name Jamshed.
Jan Urdu, Pashto, Punjabi
Derived from the given name Jan.
Janačkin Belarusian
Derived from a diminutive form of the Belarusian given name Jan 1.
Jančanka Belarusian
Derived from the Belarusian given name Jan 1.
Janczak Polish
Patronymic from the Polish given name Jan 1.
Jander Filipino
MEANING HERE AND THERE.
Jandro Croatian
Derived from the forename Jandro.
Jandroković Croatian
Derived from the forename Jandro.
Jane English
Derived from the given name Jane.
Janeczek Polish
From a pet form of the personal name Jan 1.
Jänes Estonian
Jänes is an Estonian surname meaning "hare".
Janet English
Directly from the given name Janet.
Janett Romansh
Derived from a short form of the given name Johannes in combination with the diminutive suffix -ett.
Janeva f Macedonian
Feminine form of Janev.
Janeway English
Derived from Middle English Janaways, the name for someone from the city of Genoa, Italy. A notable fictional bearer is Kathryn Janeway, the captain of starship USS Voyager on the TV-series 'Star Trek: Voyager' (1995-2001).
Jang Korean
Korean form of Zhang, from Sino-Korean 張 (jang).
Janggen Romansh
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name Johannes.
Jani Indian, Odia, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit ज्ञानिन् (jñānin) meaning "knowing, learned, wise".
Jänicke German
From a pet form of the personal name Johann.
Janigg Romansh
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Johannes.
Janiš Sorbian, Czech, Slovak
Derived from a derivative of the given name Jan 1.
Janisch German, German (Austrian)
Germanized form of Sorbian Janiš, Polish Janiś and Janisz and Czech and Slovak Janiš.
Janison American (Modern, Rare)
Means son of Jane. Extremely rare surname.
Janisse French
Possibly a respelling of French Janisset, from a pet form of Jan, a variant spelling of Jean, French equivalent of John.
Janjić Serbian, Croatian
Derived from janje, meaning "lamb".
Janjöri Romansh
Contraction of a short form of the given name Johannes and Jöri.
Janka Romansh
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name Johannes.
Jankaj Slovak
Jankaj is the name of my ancestors who lived in Snina, Slovakia. It is also spelled Janko
Janki Romansh
Variant of Janka.
Jankiewicz Polish
Patronymic of the personal name Jan 1.
Jankins English (American)
Variant of Jenkins.
Jankoska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Jankoski.
Jankoski m Macedonian
Means "son of Janko".
Janmaat Dutch
Famous bearer of this surname is Dutch footballer Daryl Janmaat.
Janney English
Derived from a diminutive of the Medieval English given name Jan 3. A famous bearer is American actress Allison Janney (1959-).
Janno Estonian
Janno is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name).
Jannusch German
From a pet form of the personal name Jan 1.
János Hungarian
From the given name János.
Jánošík Slovak
Comes from a pet form of the name Ján.
Janos̆ko Slovak
From a derivative of the personal name Jánoš.
Janota Czech
Derivative of Jan 1.
Janovič Belarusian
Means "son of Jan 1".
Janowicz Polish
Means "son of Jan 1".
Januszewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Januszewo or Januszewice, both derived from the given name Janusz.
Januszkiewicz Polish
Means "son of Janusz".
Janutg Romansh (Archaic)
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name Johannes.
Januth Romansh
Derived from the given name Januth.
Janutin Romansh
Variant of Janutt in combination with the diminutive suffix -in.
Janutt Romansh (Archaic)
Derived from the given name Janutt.
Jaouad Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Jaouad.
Jaouadi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Jaouad (chiefly Tunisian).
Jaouhari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic جَوْهَر (jawhar) meaning "jewel, gem, essence" (chiefly Moroccan).
Japenga Dutch
Means son of Jap "Yap" related to Jacobson in the Netherlands
Japon Filipino, Spanish, French
Ethnic name or regional name for someone from Japan or who had connections with Japan.
Japp German
Derived from a diminutive of Jacob.
Jara Spanish
Habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara meaning "rockrose", "cistus".
Jaradat Arabic
Means "locusts, grasshoppers" in Arabic.
Jaramillo Spanish
Spanish habitational name from either of two places in the Burgos province: Jaramillo de la Fuente or Jaramillo Quemada.
Jardel French
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a derivation from Old French jardel, a diminutive of jard (jardin in Modern French), meaning "garden".
Jardim Portuguese
Means "garden" in Portuguese, either a topographic name or a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Jardim.
Jardin French, English
Derived from Old French jardin meaning "enclosure, garden", hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a garden or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked as a gardener.
Jardineiro Portuguese
Portuguese form of Gardener.
Jared English
English: variant of Garrett .
Jareño Basque (Modern), Spanish
Perhaps "who lives among the rockroses".
Jarman Norman, English
English surname of Norman origin, derived from the French given name Germain.
Jaroš Czech, Slovak, Polish
Derived from names containing the name element jaro meaning "young" (see Jaroslav, Jaromír)... [more]
Jarosz Polish
Derived from the given names Jarosław or Hieronim.
Jaroszewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from places named Jaroszewo or Jaroszowce, both derived from the given name Jarosz.
Jarrus Popular Culture
Used by Kanan Jarrus from the American show "Star Wars Rebels".
Jarsdel German
Are you near extinct or possibly extend last name, referring to the opening part of a jar.
Järv Estonian
Derived from Estonian järv "lake" (compare Finnish Järvi).
Järve Estonian
Järve is an Estonian surname meaning "freshwater"; from "järv", meaning "lake".
Järvela Estonian
Järvela is an Estonian surname meaning "lake area".
Järvelill Estonian
Järvelill is an Estonian surname meaning "lake flower".
Järvemets Estonian
Järvemets is an Estonian surname meaning "lake forest".
Järveoja Estonian
Järveoja is an Estonian surname meaning "lake creek".
Järvesaar Estonian
Järvesaar is an Estonian surname meaning "lake island".
Järvet Estonian
Järvet is an Estonian surname derived from "järv", meaning "lake".
Järvevee Estonian
Järvevee is an Estonian surname meaning "lake water".
Järviste Estonian
Järviste is an Estonian surname derived from "järv" meaning "lake".
Järvsoo Estonian
Järvsoo is an Estonian surname meaning "lake marsh/swamp".
Jary French
France-England-USA
Jarząbek Polish
A Polish surname meaning "Grouse". A nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
Jarzombek Polish
Variant spelling of Jarząbek, from jarząbek meaning "grouse", presumably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
Jaschke German (Silesian)
Possibly derivative from the given name Johannes
Jaskółka Polish
Nickname from Polish jaskółka meaning "swallow".
Jason English
Probably a patronymic from James or any of various other personal names beginning with J-.
Jaspers English
Derived from the given name Jasper. A famous bearer is the German existential philosopher Karl Jaspers (1883-1969).
Jasperson English
Means "Son of Jasper".
Jātnieks Latvian
Means "the rider".
Jauk German (Austrian)
The meaning of the name Jauk is similar to the word "acre" in English. It is a measure word for how much land an ox can plough in one day. People with the surname Jauk are likely to have descended from farmers... [more]
Jaunzeme Latvian
Feminine form of Jaunzems, a Latvian occupational surname meaning "new farmer", composed of jauns meaning "new" and zeme meaning "land" (compare zemlja).
Jaunzemis Latvian
Means "Of the new land".
Javadpour Persian
Means "son of Javad".
Javadzadeh Persian
Means "born of Javad".
Javaheri Persian
Occupational name for a jeweller from Persian جواهر (javaher) meaning "jewel".
Javaid Urdu
From the given name Javaid.
Javed Persian, Urdu
From the given name Javed.
Javeed Urdu
Derived from the given name Javed.
Javert Literature
The name of the policeman in Victor Hugo's "Les Misérables." His name was taken from the word Javert, which means "to pursue relentlessly."... [more]
Javid Persian, Urdu
Derived from the given name Javed.
Javier Spanish
Indicates familial origin from the town and municipality of Javier in Navarre, Spain
Jávor Hungarian
Means ''maple''.
Javorski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Jawory or Jaworze, named with Polish jawor 'maple', 'sycamore'.
Jawad Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Jawad.
Jawaid Urdu
Derived from the given name Javaid.
Jawdat Arabic
Derived from the given name Jawdat.
Jaworek Polish
Most likely comes from the last name Javorski meaning someone from "Jawor".
Jaxton English
Means "Jack's town" in English
Jay English, French
Nickname from Middle English, Old French jay(e), gai "jay (the bird)", probably referring to an idle chatterer or a showy person, although the jay was also noted for its thieving habits.