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.
Jong Korean
Alternate romanization of Jeong chiefly used in North Korea.
Jongbloed Dutch
Nickname for a young person, derived from Middle Dutch jonc meaning "young" and bloet meaning "blood". A famous bearer of this surname was the Dutch soccer goalkeeper Jan Jongbloed (1940-2023).
Jongok Gayonese, Acehnese
Meaning unavailable.
Jōnouchi Japanese
From Japanese 城 (jō) meaning "castle"; 之 (no), a possessive particle; and 内 (uchi) meaning "inside".
Jonsdotter f Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Jon 1" in Swedish. It can be seen as a truncated form of Johansdotter and/or Jonasdotter, especially if the bearer of this name lived pre 20th century.
Jónsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jón" in Icelandic.
Jonsen Norwegian
Means "son of Jon 1".
Jonson English
Variant of Johnson and English form of Johnsson
Jónsson Icelandic
Means "son of Jón" in Icelandic.
Joo Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 주 (see Ju).
Joof Serer
The surname Joof (English spelling in Gambia) whit its derivatives Juuf / Juf (Seereer proper) or Diouf (French spelling in Senegal and Mauritania) is a Senegambian surname found amongst the Seereer people of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania... [more]
Jõõger Estonian
Jõõger is an Estonian surname, possibly a corruption of "jääger" meaning "hunter" and "trapper".
Joon Estonian
Joon is an Estonian surname meaning "line" and "stripe".
Joonas Estonian
Joonas is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name); a variant of the name "Jonas".
Joos Romansh
Derived from a short form of the given name Jodocus.
Joost Estonian
Joost is an Estonian surname, derived from the masculine given name "Joost"; ultimately from St. Judoc.
Joosu Estonian
Joosu is an Estonian surname (and masculine give name) derived from the biblical name "Joosu" ("Joshua").
Joplin English
Possibly derived from a Middle English diminutive of Geoffrey, a nickname from Middle English joppe "fool", or from the Biblical name Job... [more]
Joʻrayev Uzbek
Uzbek variant of Juraev.
Jorba Catalan
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Jordà Spanish
Derived from the personal name Jordàn
Jordán Spanish, Hungarian
From the given name Jordán.
Jordanov Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Jordan" in Macedonian, while it is also a Bulgarian variant transcription of Yordanov.
Jordanova f Macedonian
Feminine form of Jordanov.
Jordão Portuguese
From the given name Jordão.
Jordison English
Possibly meaning son of Jordan. This name is surname of American drummer Joey Jordison.
Jorgenson German, English
Respelling of Jørgensen or Jörgensen (see Jorgensen) or the Swedish cognate Jörgensson.
Jörigustin Romansh
Contraction of Jöri and Gustin.
Jörimann Romansh
Derived from the given name Germanus.
Jorquera Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
José Spanish, Portuguese, French
Derived from the given name José.
Joséantonio Spanish
From the given name José Antonio.
Jósefsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jósef" in Icelandic.
Josefsen Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of Josef" in Danish and Norwegian.
Jósefsson Icelandic
Means "son of Jósef" in Icelandic.
Josefsson Swedish
Means "son of Josef" in Swedish.
Josephsen English
Variant of Josephson meaning "Son of Joseph."
Jósepsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jósep" in Icelandic.
Jósepsson Icelandic
Means "son of Jósepr" in Icelandic.
Joshson English (Rare)
Means “son of Joshua”.
Josiah English
From the given name Josiah
Josias English
From the given name Josias
Josifoska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Josifoski.
Josifoski m Macedonian
Means "son of Josif".
Josifovska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Josifovski.
Josifovski m Macedonian
Means "son of Josif".
Josipović Croatian
Means "son of Josip" in Croatian.... [more]
Jost Dutch, German
Dutch and German: from a personal name, a derivative of the Breton personal name Iodoc (see Joyce), or from the personal name Just.
Joubran Arabic
Derived from the given name Jubran.
Jõulu Estonian
Jõulu is an Estonian surname meaning "Christmas" (Estonian: "Jõulud").
Jourdain French
From the given name Jourdain.
Jourdemayne Medieval English
Likely from Old French jor de main meaning "day labourer". This was borne by Margery Jourdemayne, an English woman known as the "Witch of Eye" who was burned at the stake in 1441 for conspiring to kill the king with witchcraft... [more]
Jourdine French, English
English and French variant of Jordan 1.
Joutsen Finnish
Means “swan” in Finnish.
Jouttijärvi Finnish (Rare)
From the name of any of the many lakes named Jouttijärvi in Finland.
Jovanoska f Macedonian
Feminine form of Jovanovski.
Jovanoski Macedonian
Means "son of Jovan".
Jovanov Serbian, Macedonian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Jovan".
Jovanova f Macedonian
Feminine form of Jovanov.
Jović Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
Jovićević Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of Jovan".
Jovičić Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
Jowell English
Variant of Joel.
Jowett English
From the medieval male personal name Jowet or the female personal name Jowette, both literally "little Jowe", a pet-form of Julian... [more]
Joy English
Either derived directly from the word, indicating a nickname for a joyous person, or a variant of Joyce.
Joy Bengali
From the given name Joy.
Joya Catalan
Catalan variant of Hoya
Joyson English
Metronymic of the name Joy from the female given name Joia, deriving from the Middle English, Old French "joie, joye" meaning "joy". It may also be a nickname for a person of a cheerful disposition.
Jozi Hlubi (?), African
A Hlubi word referring to a sword or spear mkonto,mkhonto,lerumo
Jozić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jozo".
Ju Korean
Korean form of Zhu, from Sino-Korean 朱 (ju).
Juan Chinese
Alternate transcription of Chinese 阮 (see Ruan).
Juancarlos Spanish
From the given name Juan Carlos.
Juanez Spanish
Means “son of Juan 1
Juang Chinese
Variant transcription of Zhuang.
Juangroongruangkit Thai
From surname Juang, Thai รุ่งเรือง (rungrueang) meaning "flourishing; prosperous; thriving", and กิจ (kit) meaning "duty; work"
Juarez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Juárez primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Jubran Arabic
Derived from the given name Jubran.
Judah English
From the given name Judah
Judge English, Irish
occupational name for an officer of justice or a nickname for a solemn and authoritative person thought to behave like a judge from Middle English Old French juge "judge" (from Latin iudex from ius "law" and dicere "to say") which replaced the Old English term dema... [more]
Judkins English
Means "decsendent of Jud".
Juel Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Alternate form of Juhl. This variant of the name can be traced back to the 14th century and is the name of a Danish noble family sometimes referred to as "Juel med stjernen" meaning "Juel with the star" in reference to their coat-of-arms, as a way to distinguish them from another Danish noble family - the Juul-family - who in turn are known as "Juul with the fleur-de-lis"... [more]
Jueluo Chinese, Manchu
A Sinicised version of Gioro.
Juen Romansh
Variant of Juon.
Juga Estonian
Juga is an Estonian surmane meaning "waterfall" and "cascade".
Jugapuu Estonian
Jugapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "yew tree".
Jugasaar Estonian
Jugasaar is an Estonian surname meaning "waterfall island".
Juhasov Slovak
Hungarian (Juhász): occupational name for a shepherd from juh 'sheep' + the occupational suffix -ász.
Juhe Estonian
Juhe is an Estonian surname meaning "cord" and "wire".
Juhl Danish, Norwegian (Rare), Low German
Likely originating as a nickname for people born around Christmas or who had a connection with that time of year, from the Old Norse jól, which was the name of the Nordic pagan midwinter festival, or modern Danish jul meaning "Christmas" (cf... [more]
Juht Estonian
Juht is an Estonian surname meaning "leader" and "driver".
Juillet French
Means "July" in French.
Juin French
Derived from French juin meaning "June", perhaps indicating a person who was baptized in that month.
Jukembayev Kazakh
Means "son of Jukembay".
Jukes English
Either a variant of Duke, or patronymic from a short form of the Medieval Breton given name Iudicael (see Jewell).
Jül Turkish
From the given name Jül, a form of Julius.
Jules French
From a personal name (Latin Julius). The name was borne in the Middle Ages in honor of various minor Christian saints.
Jules English
Patronymic or metronymic from a short form of Julian.
Juli German
Derived from the given name Julius.
Julianson English
This surname means “son of Julian”.
Julião Portuguese
From the given name Julião.
Julio Spanish
Derived from the forename Julio.
Julip English
Variant of Julep.
Juliusson Swedish
Means "son of Julius".
July English (African)
Derived from the given name Julius.
Juma Swahili, Arabic
From the given name Juma.
Jumaniyozov Uzbek
Means "son of Jumaniyoz" in Uzbek.
Jumarang Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog humarang meaning "block, stop, intercept".
Jumārs Latvian (Rare)
Derived from Livonian jumerški "round".
Jumawan Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano hawan meaning "bare, clear".
Jumaýew Turkmen
Means "son of Juma".
Jumaýewa f Turkmen
Feminine form of Jumaýew.
Jūmonji Japanese
Means "cross, crisscross" in Japanese, a compound of 十 () meaning "ten", 文 (mon) meaning "writing", and 字 (ji) meaning "character, handwriting."
Jump English
Perhaps from the English word jump. A notable namesake was American scientist Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941).
Junaid Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Junayd.
Juncker German, Danish, French
Meaning "young nobleman" in German and Danish.
Juneau French
A nickname for someone who is "young"
Junejo Pakistani, Sindhi
Means "(sons) of Juno", derived from the name of a past ancestor, Jam Juno, combined with Sindhi جي (jy) meaning "of". The Junejo are a Sindhi tribe mainly concentrated in Pakistan and parts of India.
Junel Swedish (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of Junell.
Junelius Finland Swedish (Archaic, ?)
Variant of Junnelius, a latinized form of the Finnish surname Junna.
Jünger German, Jewish
German (Jünger) distinguishing name, from Middle High German jünger ‘younger’, for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father... [more]
Jungmann German
Means "young man" from German Jung and Mann.
Juni Filipino (Rare), Tagalog (Hispanicized, Rare)
Refers to the sound or song of a bird, derived from Tagalog huni.
Junio Spanish
From the given name Junio
Júnior Portuguese
Nickname for a young person.
Junk German
Variant of Jung 1.
Junkins English
Derived from the Middle English given name Jenkin, which was in turn created from a diminutive of the name John, with the suffix "kin," added to the name.
Junko Japanese
Junko can be written using different kanji characters and can mean any of the following:... [more]
Junkur Estonian
Junkur is an Estonian surname meaning "squire" and "cadet".
Junuzović Bosnian
Means "son of Yunus
Juon Romansh
Derived from the given name Johann.
Jupin French
from a diminutive of Old French jupe a term denoting a long woolen garment hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller (or a nickname for a wearer) of such garments. This word ultimately derives from Arabic.
Jurado Spanish, Portuguese
Occupational name for any of various officials who had to take an oath that they would perform their duty properly, from jurado "sworn", past participle of jurar "to swear" (Latin iurare).
Juraev Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Jo'ra".
Jurauskas Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Jurowski.
Jurczak Polish
From a pet form of the personal name Jurek.
Jurevič Belarusian
Means "son of Juryj".
Jurgens English
From the given name Jurgen
Jürgo Estonian
Jürgo is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Jürgen".
Jürimäe Estonian
Jürimäe is an Estonian surname meaninh "Jüri's (masculine given name) hill/mountain".
Jüris Estonian
Jüris is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Jüri".
Juris Latvian
Latvian form if George.
Jurišić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jure".
Jürismaa Estonian
Jürismaa is an Estonian surname meaning "Jüri's land" ("Jüri" is an Estonian masculine given name).
Jürisoo Estonian
Jürisoo is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Jüri" and "soo" (swamp); "Jüri's swamp". "Soo" was substituted later for the Germanic "son" ("Jüri's son").
Jurjević Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Juraj".
Jürjo Estonian
Jürjo is an Estonian name derived from the same masculine given name. Jürjo is one of several Estonian forms of George.
Jürna Estonian
Jürna is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from the masculine given name "Jüri".
Juroŭski Belarusian
Belarusian form of Jurowski.
Jurovský Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Jurowski.
Jurowski Polish
A surname referring to someone from Jurow, Poland.
Jusay Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
From Tagalog and Cebuano husay meaning "settled, orderly, arranged" or "settle, arrange, put in order".
Juske Estonian
Juske is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "harjusk", meaning "peddler".
Jüssi Estonian
Jüssi is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Juss".
Justice English
Simply form the abstract noun "Justice"
Justin French, English, Slovene
From a medieval personal name, Latin Justinus, a derivative of Justus.
Justino Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Justino
Justo Spanish
From the given name Justo.
Justus German, Dutch, Finnish
From the given name Justus.
Jusufi Albanian, Macedonian
Derived from the given name Jusuf.
Jusufov Tajik, Uzbek, Dagestani
Alternate transcription of Yusufov.
Jusufović Bosnian
Means "son of Jusuf" in Bosnian.
Jutsum Old Danish
Of Jutish extraction. From Jutland.
Jutt Estonian
Jutt is an Estonian surname meaning "story" or "tale".
Juul Danish, Norwegian
Alternate form of Juhl. This variant of the name can be traced back to the 13th century as the name of a Danish noble family still alive today. The family is sometimes referred to as "Juul med liljen" meaning "Juul with the fleur-de-lis" in reference to their coat-of-arms, as a way to distinguish them from another Danish noble family - the Juel-family - who in turn are known as "Juel with the star"... [more]
Juur Estonian
Juur is an Estonian surname meaning "root".
Juurik Estonian
Juurik is an Estonian surname meaning "root".
Juursalu Estonian
Juursalu is an Estonian surname meaning "root/origin grove (grove where one originated)".
Juus Estonian
Juus is an Estonia surname meaning "hair".
Juust Estonian
Juust is an Estonian surname meaning "cheese".
Juusu Estonian
Juusu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "juus" meaning "hair".
Juzafovič Belarusian
Means "son of Juzaf".
Jwi Korean
Jwi means mouse in Korean.
Ka Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Kaag Dutch
Named after the Dutch town of Kaag.
Kaaka Maori
Originated from Northland New Zealand town, Te Kao. Te Kao is a district on the Aupouri Peninsula of Northland, New Zealand. State Highway 1 passes through the district. Cape Reinga is 46 km to the north, and Houhora is 24 km to the south... [more]
Kaal Estonian
Kaal is an Estonian surname meaning "scale", "balance" and "weight".
Kaalma Estonian
Kaalma is an Estonian surname relating to "kaal" meaning "balance".
Käämbre Estonian
Käämbre is an Estonian surname of undetermined origin, possibly derived from "kämbuline" meaning "chunky", or "kämblaluu" meaning "knuckle bone".
Kaan Turkish
From the given name Kaan.
Kaʻanāʻanā Hawaiian
This Hawaiian surname means The Black Magic.... [more]
Kaar Estonian
Kaar is an Estonian surname meaning "arc" or "arch".
Käära Estonian
Käära is an Estonia surname possibly derived from "käär" meaning "loop" and "meander".
Kääramees Estonian
Kääramees is an Estonian surname meaning "loop/crook man" (man from near a loop or crook in the landscape).
Käärik Estonian
Käärik is an Estonian surname derived from "käär", meaning "meander" or "kaarik" meaning "cart" or "carriage".
Kaariste Estonian
Kaariste is an Estonian surname derived from "kaar" meaning "arch".
Käärma Estonian
Käärma is an Estonian surname derived from "käär" meaning "(to) loop" or "meander".
Kaarmaa Estonian
Kaarmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "arc/curve land".
Kaarsoo Estonian
Kaarsoo is an Estonian surname meaning "arced/curved swamp". May also be an Estonianization of the surname "Karlson".
Kaas Estonian
Kaas is an Estonian surname meaning "brother", "co-" and "fellow".
Kaasa Estonian
Kaasa is an Estonian surname meaning "along" and "with", as well as "spouse".
Kaasik Estonian
Kaasik is an Estonian surname meaning "birch".
Kaba Turkish
Means "rough, rude, coarse" in Turkish.
Kaba Japanese
From Japanese 樺 (kaba) meaning "birch tree".
Kaba Western African, Manding
From a Mandinka clan name perhaps derived from the name of a village in southern Mali.
Kabaciński Polish
The surname Kabaciński is a habitational name for someone from a place called Kabaty, in Warszawa voivodeship. It is also a derivative of the nickname Kabat.
Kabaria Indian, Muslim
Means "greengrocer".
Kabashima Japanese
From Japanese 樺 (kaba) meaning "birch tree" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Kabayama Japanese (Rare)
Kaba (樺) means "birch", yama (山) means "mountain"
Kabe Japanese (Rare)
Ka ("Increase,Step Up"), ... [more]
Kabeya Japanese
From Japanese 壁 (kabe) meaning "wall, barrier" and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley".