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.
Kanat Turkish
Occupational name for a seller of poultry from Turkish kanat meaning "(bird) wing".
Kanatiqueli Cherokee
This surname is derived from the Old French surname Cantrell, meaning "small bell" or "treble".
Kanatiquelli Cherokee
This surname is derived from the Old French surname Cantrell, meaning "small bell" or "treble". The first known bearer is a part-Cherokee author.
Kanatov m Kazakh
Means "son of Kanat".
Kanatova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Kanatov.
Kanaya Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kana) meaning "metal, money" and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley".
Kanayama Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kana) meaning "metal, money" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Kanazawa Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kana) meaning "metal, money, gold" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Kanazoé Mossi
Not available.
Kanba Japanese
From 樺 (kanba) meaning "birch".
Kanbara Japanese
From Japanese 神 (kan) meaning "god" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Kanbayashi Japanese
From the Japanese 上 (kan, kami or ue) "upper," "above," 管 (kan) "tube," "canal," 官 (kan) "authorities," "government" or 神 (kan, kami or shin) "god" and 林 (bayashi or hayashi) "forest," "woods," "grove."
Kanbe Japanese
It's written as kan meaning "god, deity" and be meaning "door".
Känd Estonian
Känd is an Estonian surname meaning "stump".
Kandel Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Arabic قنديل (see Qandil).
Kandel Nepali
Habitational name from a village called Kanda.
Kandemir Turkish
From Turkish kan meaning "blood" and demir meaning "iron".
Kandhal Indian, Gujarati
People with the last name of "Kandhal" are commonly descendants of Rao Kandhal who belonged to the "Rathore" clan of Rajputs (warrior class) in India. "Rao" is a royal title. Rao Kandhal was younger brother of Rao Jodha who founded the princely state of Jodhpur in western Rajasthan, India... [more]
Kandil Arabic
Means "lamp, candle, lantern" in Arabic.
Kandil Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic قنديل (see Qandil).
Kandimaa Estonian
Kandimaa is an Estonian surname derived from "kandis" ("neck of the woods") and "land".
Kandt German
Probably from Middle High German kant meaning "jug" (from Latin olla cannata meaning "pot with one spout") and hence an occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs.
Kane Irish, Norwegian
From the anglicized Irish surname Cathan, meaning "warlike." In Norway, it's used as a noble name.
Kaneda Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "metal" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Kanedakara Japanese
Combination Kanji Character "金" meaning "Gold", with "宝" meaning "Treasure".
Kanehara Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "gold, metal, money" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Kanehira Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "gold, metal, money" and 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful".
Kaneki Japanese
This surname is used as 金城, 金木, 金気, 金喜, 兼城, 兼木 or 鹿子木 with 金 (kin, kon, gon, kana-, kane, -gane) meaning "gold," 兼 (ken, ka.neru, -ka.neru) meaning "and, concurrently," 城 (jou, shiro, ki) meaning "castle," 木 (boku, moku, ki, ko-) meaning "tree, wood," 気 (ki, ke, iki) meaning "air, atmosphere, mood, mind, spirit," 喜 (ki, yoroko.basu, yoroko.bu) meaning "rejoice, take pleasure in," 鹿 (roku, ka, shika) meaning "deer" and 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, -ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of the Chinese zodiac)."
Kaneko Okinawan (Japanized)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 我如古 (see Ganeko).
Kanellopoulos Greek
Feminine version is Kanellopoulou
Kanemitsu Japanese
Kane means "gold, metal" and mitsu means "light".
Kanemoto Japanese
Topographic name meaning ‘(one who lives) near where gold (or any metal) is found’. Found in the island of Okinawa, where it is variously written. ... [more]
Kanemoto Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "gold, metal, money" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Kaneniwa Japanese
"Golden garden."
Kanep Estonian
Kanep is an Estonian surname meaning "hemp".
Kaneshiro Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "gold, metal, money" and 城 (shiro) meaning "castle".
Kang Chinese, Korean
From Chinese 康 (kāng), derived from Kangju (康居), the Chinese name for an ancient kingdom in Central Asia (now known as Sogdiana). It may also refer to the city of Samarkand in present-day Uzbekistan, which was called 康 in Chinese.
Kangas Estonian
Kangas is an Estonian surname meaning "fabric" and "weft" and "piece goods". Associated with weavers.
Kangas Finnish
Derived from Finnish kangas, denoting a type of soil and the type of forest (known as boreal forest or taiga) that grows in such soil.
Kangelaris Greek
Etymologically it goes back to the Latin cancellarius, which means chief secretary or chancellor.
Kangjeong Korean (Archaic)
Meaning unknown. Surname for 50 koreans, very archaic.
Kangro Estonian
Kangro is an Estonian surname derived from "kangur", meaning "weaver".
Kangur Estonian
Kangur is an Estonian language surname meaning "weaver".
Kanie Japanese
From Japanese 蟹 (kani) meaning "crab" and 江 (e) meaning "bay, inlet".
Kanisthabut Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthachat Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthachinda Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthadit Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthaka Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthakhup Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthamal Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthanakha Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthanonth Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthapayakhr Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthaphut Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanistharat Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthasangkat Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthasawatd Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthasen Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthasunthon Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthasut Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthayon Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanisthayukta Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanja Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 冠者 (Kanja), a variant spelling of 管者 (Kanja) meaning "Kanja", a former division in the district of Chīsagata in the former Japanese province of Shinano in present-day Nagano, Japan.
Kankaze Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 寒風 (see Kampū).
Kann Estonian
Kann is an Estonian surname meaning "jug" and "pitcher".
Kannan Indian, Tamil
From the given name Kannan, the Tamil variant of Krishna.
Kannel Estonian
Kannel is an Estonian surname, taken from the word "kannel"; an Estonian plucked string instrument.
Känngård Swedish (Rare)
Derived from a place named Kännavallen (now known as Tjännavallen) outside Enånger, Hälsingland, Sweden.
Kannike Estonian
Kannike is an Estonian surname meaning "violet".
Kanniste Estonian
Kanniste is an Estonian surname derived from "kann" meaning "jug" and "pitcher".
Kanno Japanese
From the Japanese 菅 (kan or suga) "sedge" and 野 (no) "field," "area." This name can also be read as Sugano.
Kannus Estonian
Kannus is an Estonian surname meaning "spur" and "rowel".
Kano Japanese
From Japanese 狩 (ka) meaning "hunt, gather" and 野 (no) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Kanō Japanese
From Japanese 加 (ka) meaning "add, increase" and 納 (nō) meaning "settlement, obtain, reap".
Kanō Japanese
From Japanese 加 (ka) meaning "add, increase" and 納 (nō) meaning "settlement, obtain, reap".
Kanokmani Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanoknak Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanoknawin Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanoksiri Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kanpistegi Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the commune of Ezterenzubi in the arrondissement of Baiona.
Kanroji Japanese
Fron Japanese 甘 (kan) meaning "sweet", 露 (ro) meaning "dew" and 寺 (ji) meaning "temple".
Kansiime Kiga
The surname of a certain Anne.
Kanssen Dutch, Flemish
Son of Kant
Kantakouzenos Greek
One of the noble Byzantine families, the surname is connected to the locality of Kouzenas, a name for the southern part of Mount Sipylus near Smyrna (Izmir).
Kantawong Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai คันธวงศ์ (see Khanthawong).
Kanwar Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "prince".
Kanza Japanese
formed with 神 (Shin, Jin, Kami, Kan, Kou) meaning "God" and 座 (Za) meaning "Squat, Seat". Which means the surname could possible come out as “A seat for gods”
Kanzawa Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 寒風澤 (see Sabusawa).
Kanze Japanese (Rare)
Derived from Japanese 観世 (Kanze), a clipping of the given name 観世丸 (see Kanzemaru) or a variant reading of 観世 (Miyo), a clipping of the given name 観世丸 (see Miyomaru).
Käo Estonian
Käo is an Estonian surname meaning "cuckoo".
Käos Estonian
Käos is an Estonian surname derived from "käosulane", meaning "warbler" (Hippolais).
Käosaar Estonian
Käosaar is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "käokann" ("campion"), "käoking" ("Aconitum"), or "käoline" ("cuckoo"), and "saar" ("island").
Kapadia Indian, Gujarati
Occupational name for a cloth maker from Gujarati કાપડ (kāpaḍ) meaning "cloth, fabric".
Kapela Polish
Occupational name for a musician, derived from Polish kapela "music band; court orchestra".
Kapeller German, German (Austrian)
Derived from Middle High German kappelle, kapelle "chapel", this name denoted someone who lived near a chapel.
Kapetanović Croatian, Bosnian
Occupational surname derived from kapetan meaning "captain".
Kapić Bosnian
Derived from kapa, meaning "hat, cap".
Kapilakanjana Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kapilakanonth Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kapilawatana Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kapincharanonth Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kapittatha Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kapittathai Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kapittatha Na Krungthep Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kapity English
Meaning unknown.
Kaplan Jewish, Turkish
Means "tiger" in Turkish. This common Jewish surname has a spelling variation: Caplan. For an unknown reason, Jewish immigrants who passed through the port at Baltimore had their names changed to Caplan, while the Jewish immigrants who passed through Ellis Island retained the original K spelling.
Kaplan Jewish
Surname used as a translation of Cohen, from German Kaplan or Polish kapłan "chaplain, curate".
Kaplan Turkish, Yiddish, German
In turkish it's a common surname meaning "tiger".... [more]
Kapodistrias Greek
This surname is a greek version of Capo d'Istria
Kapoor Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit कर्पूर (karpura) meaning "camphor".
Käpp Estonian
Käpp is an Estonian surname meaning both "orchid" and "paw".
Kapu Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting an "agricultural worker".
Kapur Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Kapoor.
Kapuściński Polish
Habitational name for someone from the town of Kapuścin or Kapuścino, both named from Polish kapusta meaning "cabbage".
Kapustin Russian
From kapusta, meaning "cabbage".
Kar Turkish
Means "snow" in Turkish.
Kara Turkish
Means "black, dark" in Turkish.
Karabatsos Greek
Uncommon Greek surname.
Karabeynik Belarusian
Alyaksey Karabeynik is a member of the band Shuma, the band performed at Eurovision in 2018. It means peddler. The Russian form is Korobeynik.
Karabuğa Turkish
Means "black bull" from Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" and boğa meaning "bull".
Karabulut Turkish
Means "black cloud" in Turkish.
Karaca Turkish
Means "roe deer" in Turkish.
Karaçam Turkish
Means larch.
Karadağ Turkish
From Turkish kara meaning "black" and dağ meaning "mountain".
Karadeniz Turkish
Means "black sea" in Turkish.
Karadere Turkish
Means "black creek" in Turkish.
Karađić Serbian
Variant of Karadžić, and often its misspelling.
Karađorđević Serbian
Derived from the nickname Karađorđe.
Karaduman Turkish
Means "black smoke" in Turkish.
Karadžić Montenegrin, Serbian
Derived from Turkish karaca, meaning "roe deer".
Karagöz Turkish
Means "black eye" in Turkish.
Karakas Hungarian
Means "maker of wheels".
Karakaş Turkish
Means "black eyebrow" from Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" and kaş meaning "eyebrow".
Karakawa Japanese
Kara means "larch" and kawa means "river, stream".
Karakaya Turkish
Means "black rock" in Turkish.
Karakoç Turkish
Means "black ram" in Turkish.
Karakuş Turkish
Means "black bird" from Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" and kuş meaning "bird".
Karal Indian, Bengali
This Surname was given in honour by the Britishers to Nikhil Chandra Banerjee to recognize his efforts in constructing The Karali Kali temple in Dhaka,now the capital of Bangladesh. It was a very expensive construction and still attracts tourists every year... [more]
Karalius Lithuanian
From Lithuanian meaning "king".
Karam Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Derived from the given name Karam.
Karamatsu Japanese
Kara means "Larch" (green needles poking from a tree) and Matsu means "Pine/Fur Tree".
Karami Persian
From the given name Karam.
Karan Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 加覧 (see Garan).
Karanci Turkish
Means "merchant","someone who deals with transport"
Karanfil Turkish
Means "carnation" or "clove" in Turkish.
Karapandža Croatian (?)
Originally given to people by their then masters (Ottomans) as an insult. Meaning "dark witch".
Karapetian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Karapetyan.
Karapetyan Armenian
Means "son of Karapet".
Kara-Sal Tuvan
Means "black beard", derived from Tuvan кара (kara) meaning "black" combined with сал (sal) meaning "beard, moustache".
Karasevdas Greek
Possibly from the Turkish word kara meaning "black, dark" and the given name Sevda literally meaning "passion, strong love" in Turkish.
Karask Estonian
Karask is an Estonian surname meaning "barley bread".
Kárason Icelandic
Means "son of Kári" in Icelandic.
Karasu Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 烏 (u, o, izukunzo, karazu, nanzo) meaning "crow, raven" or 鴉, which is an outdated variant of 烏.... [more]
Karasu Turkish
Means "black water" derived from Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" combined with su "water".
Karataş Turkish
From Turkish kara meaning "black" and taş meaning "stone, rock".
Karayusuf Turkish
Yusuf is a name for men and Karayusuf means Dark Yusuf.
Karbowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Karbowo in Torun voivodeship, a place so named from Polish karbowy "overseer (of farm laborers)", from karbowac "to make notches", i.e. to keep records.
Karch Jewish
1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized spelling of Karcz .... [more]
Karczewski Polish
habitational name for someone from Karczew, named with Polish karcz ‘stump’.
Kardashian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Kardashyan. This is the name of an Armenian-American family of socialites.
Kardashyan Armenian
Western Armenian transcription of Kartashyan.
Kareaga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Barakaldo.
Kareem Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Karim.
Karélin Russian
Altered spelling of Russian Karélin, ethnic name for someone from Karelia (see Karjala).
Kareluša Serbian
Famous bearer of this surname is Serbian singer Jelena Kareluša (1978-)
Karen Czech
From a diminutive of the given name Karel.
Karenin Russian
Masculine form of the surname Karenina.
Karenina Literature
In Leo Tolstoy's novel 'Anna Karenina' (1877), this is the title character's surname, the feminine form of her husband's surname, Karenin.
Kärg Estonian
Kärg is an Estonian surname meaning "honeycomb".
Kargaja Estonian
Kargaja is an Estonian surname meaning "jumper" and "springer".
Kargar Persian
Means "worker, labourer" in Persian.
Karhu Finnish
Means "bear" (the animal) in Finnish.
Kari Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
Kari Estonian
Kari is an Estonian surname meaning both "reef" and "herd".
Karia Indian (Christian)
Derived from the given name Zechariah.
Kariatsumari Japanese (Rare)
Combination of 狩り (kari) meaning "hunt(ing)" and 集まり (atsumari) meaning "gathering, meeting, assembly," mainly concentrated in Kagoshima prefecture in southern Japan.... [more]
Karimian Persian
From the given name Karim.
Karimpour Persian
Means "son of Karim".
Kərimzadə Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Karimzadeh.
Karimzadeh Persian
Means "offspring of Karim" in Persian.
Karineeme Estonian
Karineeme is an Estonian surname meaning "reef cape". It is also the name of several locations in Estonia.
Kariv Hebrew
Means "battle, fight, war" in Hebrew.
Kariyapperuma Sinhalese
Derived from the words “black” or "dark", and “peruma,” which means “big.” Together, the name can be interpreted to mean "great blackness" or "big darkness."
Karja Estonian
Karja is an Estonian surname meaning "herding".
Karjahärm Estonian
Karjahärm is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "pasture (karjamaa) frost (härmatis)".
Karjala Finnish
Finnish from karja ‘cattle’ + the local suffix -la, or possibly from a word of Germanic origin, harja- ‘host’, ‘crowd’, Old Swedish haer. Historic records suggest that the Germanic inhabitants of the area around Lake Ladoga (in present-day Russia) used this term to refer to the Finns who once lived there.
Karjamaa Estonian
Karjamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "pastureland".
Karjane Estonian
Karjane is an Estonian surname meaning "herdsman".
Kark Estonian
Kark is an Estonian surname meaning "stilt" (Himantopus himantopus).
Karkamu Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gaubea, Province of Araba.
Karkavandian Armenian, Iranian
Those belonging to the Karkevand/Garkevand district of Iran who are most likely of Armenian origin. Typical modern Armenian last names end with the originally patronymic suffix -յան or -եան, transliterated as -yan, -ian, or less often '-jan'... [more]
Karki Nepali
Occupational name for a tax collector from Nepali कर (kar) meaning "tax" (ultimately of Sanskrit origin).
Kärkkäinen Finnish
From Finnish kärkäs meaning ”eager” and the suffix -nen. A Finnish department store chain bears this name after its founder, Juha Kärkkäinen.
Karkus English
Anyone with information about this last name please edit.
Karla Czech
Karla, from English - carla
Karlgren Swedish
Combination of the given name Karl and Swedish gren "branch".
Kärlin German
German surname from the personal name Karl. Also an altered spelling of German Gerling.
Karlin Jewish
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) habitational name for someone from Karlin, a suburb of Pinsk in Belarus, in which the Jews formed the majority of the population until the Holocaust. A well-known Hasidic sect originated in Karlin and at one time it attracted so many followers that a (now obsolete) Russian word for ‘Hasid’ was Karliner (of Yiddish origin)... [more]
Karlin Swedish (Rare)
Variant spelling of Carlin 3.
Karlin Polish
Polish habitational name from a village in Poland.