All Submitted Surnames

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Asplin English
From a short form of the given name Absalom.
Asplund Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Swedish asp "aspen" and lund "grove".
Asquith English
Habitational name from a village in North Yorkshire named Askwith, from Old Norse askr ‘ash tree’ + vi{dh}r ‘wood’
Assagaf Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Assagaff Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Assange English (Australian, Rare)
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer is Julian Paul Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.
Assanti Italian
Derived from the Italian personal name Alessandro.
Assarsson Swedish
Means "son of Assar".
Assegaf Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Assegaff Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Asselbrough English
pronouncec assel brudd the origin of the name id unknown but the family were first fiund in heworth .george asselbrough married sarah keatlie in heworth.they had george b1752-1833 alston,srag 17154c nicholas 1757 - 1813 felling pit disaster.peter 1760 james 1762,... [more]
Aßman German
Derived from the given name Erasmus + the... [more]
Astana Kazakh
Derived from Astana, the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan. Its name is derived from Persian آستانه (âstâne) meaning "capital".
Asteriou Greek
Means "son of Asterios". Derived from Greek ἀστέριος (asterios) meaning "starred, starry", which is ultimately derived from Greek ἀστήρ (aster) meaning "star".
Astley English
Derived from an English surname and place name meaning "eastern woodland clearing" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname is British singer, songwriter, and radio personality Rick Astley (1966-pres.).
Astoni Italian
It is the surname of the Home and Away family, The Astoni family, consisting of 4 members, Ben, Maggie, Coco and Ziggy.
Astore Italian
Derived from Italian astore meaning "goshawk", which is a bird of prey that was used for hunting in the Middle Ages. The surname had first started out as a nickname: either for a falconer, or for a person who had aquiline features or who was cunning by nature.
Åström Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "creek, small river, stream" and ström "stream, current, flow".
Astruc Judeo-Provençal
Means "happy, lucky" in Occitan and Provençal (see Astruc).
Asui Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 蛙 (a) meaning "frog" and 吹 (sui) meaning "puff"
Asuküla Estonian
Asuküla is an Estonian surname meaning "populated village".
Asula Estonian
Asula is an Estonian surname meaning "settlement".
Asunción Spanish
Means "assumption" in Spanish, referring to the bodily taking up of Mary, the mother of Jesus, into Heaven at the end of her earthly life. The unaccented form, Asuncion, is much more common.
Asuncion Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Asunción, primarily used in the Philippines.
Asusaar Estonian
Asusaar is an Estonian surname meaning "resident (of) island" ("island dweller/resident").
Asztalos Hungarian
Literally means "carpenter"
Atadana Ghana
It means "I AM STILL STRONG". Originated from the northern part of Ghana precisely the Kasena tribe
Ataídes Portuguese
For people descending from inhabitants of Freguesia do Ataíde, in Portugal; currently part of Vila Meã, or related to the noble family who owned those lands. The place was probably named after Athanagild, 6th-century king of Visigothic Hispania and probable founder of the village.
Atamian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Ադամյան (see Adamyan)
Atanacio Spanish
From the given name Atanacio.
Atari Japanese
中 (Atari) means "The Middle". Anotable bearer with this surname is Kousuke Atari, he is a self trained musician and pop singer.
Atatürk Turkish
It means "Father of the Turks" in Turkish. It was given to the first Turkish president, Mustafa Kemal, by the Turkish Parliament in 1934.
Ataullin Bashkir
From the given name Ataullah.
Atcheson Scots
Scots form of Atkinson
Aten Frisian, Dutch
The Frisian name Aten means "Noble Wolf". The name was probably given to lesser lords. As noble would mean nobility. As wolf was always a symbol of a warrior, or hunter. Usually Nobles who were also warriors, were lesser lords... [more]
Athanasiou Greek (Cypriot)
From the personal name Athanasios, "immortal", with the Cypriot genitive suffix -ou.
Athanasopoulos Greek
Means "son of Athanasios" in Greek.
Athens English (British)
British Artist and Violinist Faithe-Lynne Athens' last name
Atherton English
Habitational name from a place near Manchester named Atherton, from the Old English personal name Æ{dh}elhere + Old English tūn meaning "settlement".
Atienza Spanish, Filipino
Habitational name from the municipality of Atienza in Guadalajara province, Spain.
Atiya Arabic
From the given name Atiya.
Atkin English
From the given name Atkin
Atlee English
English: topographic name for someone whose dwelling was ‘by the clearing or meadow’, Middle English atte lee. The word lea or lee (Old English leah) originally meant ‘wood’, thence ‘clearing in a wood’, and, by the Middle English period, ‘grassy meadow’.
Atley English
Variant of Atlee.... [more]
Atmore English
Locational surname derived from Middle English atte more meaning "at the marsh".
Atondo Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Itza.
Atsuda Japanese
From Japanese 渥 (atsu) meaning "moist" combined with 田 (da) meaning "paddy, field".
Atsugi Japanese (Rare)
Atsugi (厚木) means "thick tree", notable bearer of this surname is Nanami Atsugi (厚木 那奈美), a Japanese Voice actress. It is also a city name in Kanagawa perfecture.
Attard Maltese
One possible origin of the name is that it refers to a place called "Atti" in Bologna, Italy. Therefore the name and it's variations would mean "a person from Atti".... [more]
Attenborough English (British)
Derived from the name of a village and a suburb called Attenborough, located in the Broxtowe borough of Nottinghamshire, England.
Attilio Italian
From the given name Attilio.
Atup Visayan
Literally "roof" in Cebuano
Atwell English
Topographic name from Middle English atte welle "by the spring or stream"
Atxabal Basque
It indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous mountain in the municipality of Zuia.
Atzerodt English, German
This was the surname of George Atzerodt, a conspirator in a plot to kidnap Abraham Lincoln.
Au Upper German, Swiss, German (Swiss), German (Austrian)
South German, Swiss, and Austrian topographic name from dialect Au ‘water meadow’, ‘stream’ (see Aue).
Au Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Ou.
Aua Estonian
Aua is an Estonian surname meaning "honorable".
Aubakirov Kazakh
Means "son of Aubakir".
Aubakirova Kazakh
Feminine equivalent of Aubakirov.
Auberjonois French
A French last name meaning "armourer". Actor René Murat Auberjonois is a notable bearer.
Aubin French
From the French given name Aubin.
Aubine French (Rare)
Derived from the medieval French feminine given name Aubine, which was the French form of Albina. But in other words, you could also say that Aubine was the feminine form of Aubin.
Aubinet French (Rare)
Derived from the medieval French masculine given name Aubinet, which was a diminutive (as the -et suffix indicates) of the given name Aubin.... [more]
Aubuchon French (Modern, ?)
The Aubuchon name is French, but of uncertain origin. It is probably from the patronymic prefix au + buchon, a dialect term for a woodcutter (Standard French bûcheron).
Auchinleck Scottish (Rare)
Scottish Gaelic: Achadh nan Leac... [more]
Auclair French
Patronymic from the personal name Clair or the nickname Leclair (‘the cheerful one’): (fils) à Leclair ‘(son) of Leclair’. It has also absorbed cases of Auclerc (from LeClerc).
Audelin French
Variant of Odelin, which is not to be confused with Odelín as it is Spanish while the other one is French, though they could have similar origins in name.
Auden English
This surname is derived from the Germanic given name Aldwin, of which the Old English equivalent is Ealdwine... [more]
Audet French
Southern French nickname from Gascon dialect audet "bird", variant of standard Occitan ausèl (modern French oiseau).
Audino Italian
Derived from first name 'Alda' which means 'wise and experienced.'
Audish English (British)
Audish was first found in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire in the south of England, people who had the surname 'Audish' were wealthy landowners, thus held in high esteem.
Auerbach German, Jewish
Topographical name for someone who lived by a stream (Middle High German bach) that was near a swamp or marsh (auer).
Aufdemberge American (Rare)
The surname Aufdemberge originated in America, but in German it means 'On the mountains".... [more]
Aug Estonian
Aug is an Estonian surname derived from "auga" meaning "honorably".
Augello Italian
Italian (Campania) dialect variant of Uccello ‘bird’, hence either a nickname for a diminutive, birdlike person or an occupational name for a fowler. Compare Auciello.
August English
From the given name August.
Augustus English
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere "to increase".
Augustyn Polish
From the given name Augustyn.
Augustyniak Polish
Derived from the given name Augustyn.
Auk Estonian
Auk is an Estonian surname meaning "pit" or "hole".
Aukerman Dutch
Americanized form of Dutch Ackerman. This was a frequent name in New Netherland in the 17th century.
Aukio Finnish
"square", "plaza", "clearing", or "concourse"
Auksi Estonian
Auksi is an Estonian surname derived from "auks" meaning "in honor of".
Aul Estonian
Aul is an Estonian surname meaning "long-tailed duck" (Clangula hyemalis).
Aulcy English
English surname, of unknown meaning.
Ault English
Variant of Old.
Aumees Estonian
Aumees is an Estonian surname meaning "gentleman".
Aumere Estonian
Aumere is an Estonian surname derived from "aumees" meaning "gentleman".
Aune Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse auðn "wasteland, desolate place".
Aung Burmese
Means "successful, victorious" in Burmese.
Auñón Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Aurakzai Pashto
Alternate transcription of Orakzai.
Aurangzeb Urdu
From the given name Aurangzeb.
Aurélio Portuguese
From the given name Aurélio
Aurelio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Aurelio
Aurifaber German (Latinized)
Latinised form of Goldschmidt, meaning "gold smith".
Aurinko Finnish
Aurinko means "sun" in Finnish.
Aurora Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Portuguese
Means "dawn" in Latin (see the given name Aurora).
Aus English
Variant spelling of Scandinavian Aas.
Aus Estonian
Aus is an Estonian surname meaning "honest".
Ausage Samoan, English (Australian), American
Possibly from the given name Ausage.
Aushev Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush surname derived from Nakh ауш (aush) or аус (aus) literally meaning "rock, slope", figuratively meaning "strong, solid, confident".
Ausländer German
Nickname given to a foreigner.
Ausley English (Modern)
Rare surname which was from an English place name in which the second element is Old English leah "wood, clearing". The first element may be hors "horse" (in which case the name likely referred to a place where horses were put out to pasture) or the river name Ouse (ultimately from the ancient British root ud- "water").
Ausmaa Estonian
Ausmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "honorable land".
Ausmeel Estonian
Ausmeel is an Estonian surname meaning "honest mind".
Ausmees Estonian
Ausmees is an Estonian surname meaning "honest man".
Aussendorf German
Originated in Germany. Means "Out of the Village". First used in the year 1135.
Austen English
A variant of the surname Austin. This exact spelling is also on the first name site.
Austerlitz German (Austrian), Jewish
Derived from Slavkov u Brna (historically known as Austerlitz in German), a town located in Vyškov District, in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.
Austinson English
Means "son of Austin".
Austria Spanish (Philippines)
From the name of the European country, either as an ethnic name or a reference to the Austrian Habsburg dynasty, which ruled Spain in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Aut Czech, German (Swiss), Russian, Catalan
Means "Hard Worker" in Czech.... [more]
Autry English, French
A habitational name from any of the places in France named Autrey or Autry. French: from the Old French personal name Audry, from Germanic Aldric ‘ancient power’.
Auväärt Estonian
Auväärt is an Estonian surname meaning "honor worthy".
Au-Yeung Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Ouyang.
Auziņš Latvian
Derived from the word auzas meaning "oats".
Avakumov Russian
variant of Abakumov
Avakumova Russian
feminine form of Avakumov
Avakyan Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Ավագյան (see Avagyan)
Avallone Italian
Topographic name for someone who lived in a deep valley.
Avalon English
Means "island of apples".
Avalyan Armenian
Means "son of Aval".
Avamilano Spanish, Italian
Of Spanish origin, but probably has its roots in Italy due to the word "milano" which means Milan in Italian.
Avanceña Filipino
Hispanicised form of Arabic اِبْن سِينَا‎ (ibn sīnā) meaning "son of Sina". This was the Arabic name for Avicenna (980-1037), a Persian polymath.
Avanesian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Ավանեսյան (see Avanesyan)
Avara Italian
Italian feminine form of Avaro.
Avdeyev Russian
derived from male given name Avdey
Avdeyeva Russian
feminine form of Avdeyev
Avdokhin Russian
variant of Avdonin
Avdokhina Russian
feminine form of Avdokhin
Avdonin Russian
derived from male given name Avdey
Avdonina Russian
feminine form of Avdonin
Avdoshin Russian
variant of Avdonin
Avdoshina Russian
feminine form of Avdoshina
Avdyunin Russian
variant of Avdonin
Avdyunina Russian
feminine form of Avdyunin
Avdyushin Russian
variant of Avdonin
Avdyushina Russian
feminine form of Avdyushin
Aveiro Portuguese, Spanish
Demonymic surname refering to Aveiro a city in middle north-eastern Portugal. A famous bearer of this surname is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Avelar Portuguese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Ansião.
Aveley English
From the Flemish, Evely; from the Dutch, Evelein; in the Domesday Book, Avelin; a personal name.
Avelino Spanish, Polynesian, Filipino
Spanish form of Avellino, the surname of the 17th-century Italian saint Andrew Avellino.
Avellaneda Spanish
It literally means "hazelnut grove", denoting someone who either lived near one or worked in one.
Aven Scandinavian, English, German, Dutch, French (Anglicized)
Scandinavian: unexplained.... [more]
Avena Spanish, Italian
A traditionally Spanish and Italian occupational surname for a "grain grower or merchant", or the Italian habitation surname for Avena, Calabria. Means "oats". From the Latin avēna meaning 'oats, wild oats, straw'.
Avenida Spanish (Latin American)
The name translates to English, meaning "avenue."
Averin Russian
variant of Averkiyev
Averina Russian
feminine form of Averin
Averkiyev Russian
derived from male name Averkiy
Averkiyeva Russian
feminine form of Averkiyev
Averne Anglo-Saxon
Possibly deriving from the Olde English "fearn", meaning fern.
Averyanov Russian
derived from male given name Averyan.... [more]
Averyanova Russian
feminine form of Averyanov
Aves English
Derived from the given name Avice.
Avetisyan Armenian
Means "son of Avetis".
Avgoustidis Greek
Means "son of Avgoustos".
Avgustov Russian
Means "son of Avgust".
Avicenna Arabic (Latinized)
Latin form of Ibn Sina, an Arabic surname meaning "son of Sina". Ibn Sina was a famous Persian polymath most known for his canon on disease and medicine.
Avidan Hebrew
From the given name Avidan
Avidzba Abkhaz
Derived from Georgian ავი (avi) meaning "currish, severe, sullen" combined with ძე (dze) "son" and Abkhaz аԥа (āpā) "son". The name was most likely borne by Georgians under the spelling Avidze, which was modified with the Abkhaz suffix -ba after migration to Abkhazia.
Avigdori Jewish (Rare)
Surname variation of Avigdor, used to distinguish from said first name Avigdor.
Ávila Spanish
From the name of a city in Castile and León, Spain, derived from Medieval Latin avis meaning "bird".
Avilov Russian
derives from old Russian male given name Vavila or Vavilo
Avilova Russian
feminine form of Avilov
Aviña Galician
Galician surname referring to someone who "lives by a vineyard", from d’Aviña, a variant of da viña.
Avital Jewish
From the given name Avital.
Aviv Jewish
From the given name Aviv.
Avivi Hebrew
Means "springlike" or "of the spring" in Hebrew. (see Aviv)
Avksentyev Russian
Variant of Aksyonov (Аксёнов)
Avksentyeva Russian
Feminine form of Avksentyev (Авксентьев)
Avner Hebrew
From the given name Avner.
Avni Hebrew (Modern)
Means "my stone" in Hebrew, a variant of the surname Even or a diminutive of Avner.
Avots Latvian
Means "fount, spring" or "source".
Avram Romanian
From the given name Avram.
Avramov Bulgarian
Means "son of Avram".
Avrorin Russian
Matronymic surname derived from the Russian given name Avrora.
Avvakumov Russian
derived from male given name Avvakum, variant of Abakumov
Avvakumova Russian
feminine form of Avvakumov
Awaya Japanese
From Japanese 粟 (Awa) meaning "Mllet" and 谷 (Tani) meaning "valley".
Awsumb Norwegian
Norwegian habitation surname. Åsum/Aasum/Aasumb is a common place name in Scandinavia, generally referring to an ancient farm or homestead. Derived from Old Norse aas ‘hill’ + um ‘around’. Norwegian emigrants from the Åsum farm in the traditional district of Vinger (Hedmark, Norway) adopted the Anglicized spelling ‘Awsumb’ after arriving in North America in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
Ax Dutch
originally French, used to be de Ax, meaning "from Ax", several possible places called Ax or Aix or variants.
Axe English
Locational surname which describes one who lived by the Axe Rivers in Somerset or Dorset.
Axel Dutch, Flemish
Habitational name for someone from either of two places, Aksel in East Flanders or Axel in Zeeland.
Axell Swedish
Possibly a habitational name with the combination of ax, a Swedish word for the fruiting body of a grain plant, and the common surname suffix -ell.
Axelman Swedish (Rare)
From the Scandinavian given name Axel and man "man".
Axelrod Jewish (Americanized)
Derived from the Yiddish given name Akslrod.
Axels English
Derived from the given name Axel.
Axelson English
Means "son of Axel".
Axén Swedish
Combination of ax, a Swedish word for the fruiting body of a grain plant, and the common surname suffix -én.
Axford English
Derived from Axford, which is the name of two villages in England (one is located in the county of Hampshire, the other in Wiltshire). Both villages derive their name from Old English æsc(e) "ash tree(s)" and Old English ford "ford", which gives their name the meaning of "ford by the ash trees" or "a ford with ash trees"... [more]
Axinte Romanian
From the given name Axinte.
Axiotis Greek
Axiotis refers to a family that originated in Naxos Greece. The feminine form is Axioti.
Axmed Somali
Somali form of Ahmed.
Ay Turkish
Means "moon" in Turkish.
Ayala Spanish
From the name of the town of Ayala (called Aiara in Basque) in Basque County, Spain.
Ayanami Japanese
Aya (綾) means "twill", nami (波) means "wave"
Ayano Japanese
綾 (Aya) means "Design" and 野 (No) means "Feild". Keiko Ayano from Sword Art Online is a simple example of this surname existing, and also a notable bearer.
Ayanokoji Japanese
A variant transcription of Ayanokouji that means "Design small road".
Ayanokouji Japanese
綾 (Ayano) means "Design", 小 (Kou) means "Small, Little", and 路 (Ji) means "Road."
Ayanov Kazakh
Means "son of Ayan".
Ayari Arabic (Maghrebi), Persian
Derived from Arabic عَيَّار (ʿayyār) or Persian عیار (ayyâr) meaning "vagabond, loafer, idler" (chiefly Tunisian).
Aybar Basque (Hispanicized, Rare)
Aybar Name Meaning. Spanish (of Basque origin): habitational name, in most cases probably from Aibar in Navarre, but in some cases perhaps a variant of Eibar, the name of a place in Gipuzkoa. The place names are from Basque ai 'side', 'slope' + ibar 'flood plain', 'valley'.
Aybekov Kazakh
Variant transcription of Aibekov.
Ayden English, Scottish
From a Scottish surname which was derived from Gaelic caol meaning "narrows, channel, strait".
Ayden Turkish
Possibly a variant of Aydın.
Aydın Turkish
From the given name Aydın.
Aydinlisoy Turkish
Means "enlightened family" in Turkish.
Aydoğan Turkish
From the given name Aydoğan.