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.
Kotsuki Japanese
It means "above moon".
Kott German, Polish, Czech
German: variant of Köth or Kotz.... [more]
Kotti Albanian
Kottie or Kotte
Kotwica Polish
Comes from the Polish word kotwica meaning 'anchor'.
Kõu Estonian
Kõu is an Estonian surname meaning "thunder".
Kou Japanese
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 神 (see ).
Koumoto Japanese
It might mean "light source origin".
Kour Indian (Sikh)
Alternate transcription of Punjabi Gurmukhi ਕੌਰ (see Kaur).
Koura Japanese
Ko means "small" and ura means "bay, seacoast".
Kouri Greek
Variant of Kouris.
Kouris Greek
Topographic surname for someone who lived in a forest, ultimately from Turkish koru meaning "small forest, grove".
Kourlitis Greek (Modern)
Of unknown origin, bearing the locational suffix -tis, "of, from". Potentially related to κουρλί, "tendril of hair", kouros, "noble boy, youth", or a location such as Koursaroi.
Kousar Urdu
Derived from the given name Kausar.
Kõuts Estonian
Kõuts is an Estonian surname meaning "cat" (also, in Estonian "Kass") or "tomcat".
Kouumoto Japanese
Rainfall origin.
Kõva Estonian
Kõva is an Estonian surname meaning "hard", "solid" and "tough".
Kovaçi Albanian
Derived from Albanian kovaç meaning "blacksmith".
Kováčik Slovak
Comes from a pet form of Kováč, 'smith'.
Kovaleski Belarusian
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Kovali in Belarus, or perhaps Kavoliai in Lithuania, named with a derivative of kavalj meaning "smith".
Kõvamaa Estonian
Kõvamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "solid ground".
Kovatch Hungarian (Americanized)
A corruption of Hungarian Kovács; a name that means “blacksmith”.
Kõverjalg Estonian
Kõverjalg is an Estonian surname meaning "bow-legged" or "bandy-legged".
Kowal Polish
Blacksmith
Kowalchuk Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Kowalczyk. Most of them were Ukrainian refugees who settled in Canada.
Kowalchyk Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Kowalchuk.
Kowalewski Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from places called Kowalew or Kowalewo, named with kowal "smith" or an occupational name for a blacksmith.
Kowalkowski Polish
habitational name for someone from any of several places called Kowalki or Kowaliki, named with kowalik
Kowerski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Kowersk.
Kowsari Persian
"Kowsar" refers to a river or stream in paradise, which is mentioned in the Quran. Another interpretation is that it means "abundant" or "overflowing."
Kox English
Variant of Cox
Koyajima Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 紺屋島 (Koyajima) meaning "Koyajima", a division in the area of Gomajima in the city of Oyabe in the prefecture of Toyama in Japan.... [more]
Koyama Japanese
From the Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain."
Koyanagi Japanese
Ko means "small" and yanagi means "willow".
Koyanagi Japanese
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" and 柳 (yanagi) meaning "willow".
Koyano Japanese
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small", 谷 (ya) meaning "valley" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Koyasu Japanese
From the Japanese 子 (ko) "child" and 安 (yasu or an) "relax," "inexpensive," "low."
Koyle Old Irish
The surname Koyle was first found in Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.
Köylü Turkish
Means "villager, peasant" in Turkish.
Koyuncu Turkish
Means "sheep farmer" in Turkish.
Kozak Polish, Czech, Slovak, Sorbian, Ukrainian
Ethnic name for a Cossack, a member of a people descended from a group of runaway serfs who set up a semi-independent military republic in Ukraine in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Kozak Jewish
Nickname from Yiddish kozak from a Ukrainian loanword meaning "warrior", "brave man".
Kozakiewicz Polish
Patronymic from Kozak.
Kozakov Ukrainian
From Ukrainian козак (kozak) meaning "cossack".
Kozakura Japanese
The name Kozakura is primarily a female name of Japanese origin that means Little Cherry Tree.
Kozamurai Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 小侍 (Kozamurai) meaning "Kozamurai", a division in the area of Kitataku in the city of Taku in the prefecture of Saga in Japan.
Kozar Ukrainian, Russian, Croatian, Slovene
Means “goatherd”.
Kozhemyakin Russian
Derived from Russian кожемяка (kozhemyaka) meaning "currier, tanner".
Kozicki Polish
A habitational name for someone from several places called Kozice, named with Koza 'nanny goat'.... [more]
Kozikowski English
Habitational name for someone from Koziki in Masovian and Podlaskie voivodeships.
Koziorowski Polish
Means "son of koziorożec" (Capricorn).
Kozorev Russian
From kozyr, meaning "trump".
Kozuchi Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 小土 (see Kodzuchi).
Kozue Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 梢, 小梢 or 梢江 with 梢 (shou, kusunoki, kozue) meaning "treetops, twig", 小 (shou, o-, ko-, sa-, chii.sai) meaning "little, small" and 江 (kou, e) meaning "bay, creek, inlet."... [more]
Kozuka Japanese
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" and 塚 (tsuka) meaning "hillock, mound".
Kozuki Japanese
It is written as 上 (Ko) meaning "above" and 月 (tsuki) meaning "month, moon".
Kozyrev Russian
From Russian козырь (kozyr) meaning "high standing collar" or "canopy" or "head of a sleigh".
Kozyreva Russian
Feminine form of Kozyrev.
Kporaro Nigerian (Rare)
The name Kporaro translates into the English language as "PROGRESS" (literally Kpo which is "Go", Ra which is "OF" and Aro which is "FRONT" in which case the Ra implies "For" or "Of" thus Kporaro is literally "Go Of Front" or more properly "Move Forward")... [more]
Kraanvelt Estonian
Kraanvelt was a surname granted to descendants of Toomas (b. 1686) and Kai (b. 1692)who lived in Kure farm,under Kiiu estate in Kuusalu parish, Estonia. ... [more]
Kraav Estonian
Kraav is an Estonian surname meaning "ditch".
Krabi Estonian
Krabi is an Estonian surname meaning "crab".
Krabs Popular Culture
This is the surname of Eugene H. Krabs from SpongeBob SquarePants.
Kracík Czech
The origin is not known.
Kraeft German
Possible variant of Kraft and Kräft
Kräft German, Jewish
Nickname for a strong man, from Old High German kraft, German Kraft ‘strength’, ‘power’.
Kraftmel Yiddish
It literally means "starch".
Krah German
Nickname from Middle High German kra "crow" given to someone who resembles a crow.
Krahe German, Spanish
From the German word Krähe, meaning "crow".... [more]
Krähenbühl German (Swiss)
Combination of German Krähen "crow" and Bühl "hill".
Krahn German
German: nickname for a slim or long-legged person, from Middle Low German krane ‘crane’. Compare Kranich.
Krais German, Brazilian
Brazilian adaptation of the German surname Greis; altered for easier comprehension by the Portuguese-speaking population of Brazil.
Kraivichian Thai
Variant transcription of Kraivichien.
Kraivichien Thai
From Thai กรัย (krai) of unknown meaning and วิเชียร (wichian) meaning "diamond".
Kraivixien Thai
Variant spelling of Kraivichien.
Krajca Czech
Means "tailor".
Krajčír Slovak, Czech
Means "tailor" in Slovak and Czech.
Krajewski Polish (Rare)
Habitational name taken from places in Poland named with Polish kraj "border area".
Krakau German
Indicates familial origin from Krakau.
Krakauer German
Indicates familial origin from Krakau.
Kral Turkish
From Turkish meaning "king".
Kraljević Croatian, Serbian
From kralj ''king'', means ''little king, prince''.
Kraljić Croatian, Serbian
From kralj ''king''.
Kramarić Croatian
Possibly a Croatian form of Krämer.
Krane Dutch, Low German
Dutch: nickname for a long-legged or tall thin man, from Middle Dutch crane ‘crane’. ... [more]
Kranich German
German: nickname for a long-legged or tall and slender person, from Middle High German kranech ‘crane’.
Krasa Thai (Rare)
Means "heron, stork" in Thai.
Krasiński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Krasne, Przasnysz County.
Krasniqi Albanian
The name "Krasniqi" is of Albanian linguistic origin. The exact historical origin and meaning of the surname "Krasniqi" can vary, but it's believed to be related to the Albanian word "kërsenik" or "kërseniku," which means "blackbird" or "thrush."
Krasnov Russian
From Russian красный (krasniy) meaning "red".
Krasnoyarsky Russian
The habitational name from Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia.
Krásný Czech, Slovak
Means "beautiful". Pronounced "KRAHS-nee".
Krasowski Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from the villages of Krasowa, Krasów, or Krasowa.
Krátký Czech
Means "short".
Kratochvíle Czech
Means "amusing".
Kratochwil German
German cognate of Kratochvil.
Kratochwill German
Variant spelling of Kratochwil.
Kratt German
German metonymic occupational name for a ''basketmaker'', from Middle High German kratte ''basket''.
Krauczun German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German form of Kriaučiūnas (via Prussian-Lithuanian kraucźius).
Krauledat German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German (and thus heavily Lithuanian influenced) name referring to a barber-surgeon well versed in bloodletting, derived from Lithuanian kraujaleidys.
Kraut German
metonymic occupational name for a market gardener or a herbalist from Middle High German krūt "herb plant; cabbage".
Krautschat German (East Prussian)
Derived from Prussian-Lithuanian kraucźius (kriaučius in Standard Lithuanian), meaning "tailor".
Kravar Croatian
Means ''cow herder''.
Kray German
Variant of Krah nickname for someone who resembled a crow from Middle High German kra "crow".
Krčmar Croatian
Derived from Croatian krčmar meaning "innkeeper, tavern owner, barkeeper", which is ultimately derived from Croatian krčma meaning "inn, tavern, pub".... [more]
Krebsbach German
From a place name meaning "crab stream" in German.
Krechetov Russian
From krechet, meaning "gyrfalcon".
Krechter German
Possibly derived from Krämer
Kreegi Estonian
Kreegi is an Estonian surname meaning "blackthorn".
Kreegipuu Estonian
Kreegipuu is an Estonian surname meaning "blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) wood/tree".
Kreek Estonian
Kreek is an Estonian surname, meaning "damson" (plum).
Kreem Estonian
Kreem is an Estonian surname meaning "cream".
Kreger German
Mercenary or warrior for hire.
Kreh German
Meaning: Crow. A variant of Krah and Kray
Kreisel German, Jewish
Jewish family name and originally a nickname for an active or disorganized person, derived from German kreisel meaning "spinning top, top", ultimately from kreis "circle". Alternatively, it could've be used as a nickname for a person with curly hair in the context of "spiral" or "curl".
Kreisler German, Jewish
Derivative of Kreisel with the agent suffix -er.
Kreiter Low German (Rare)
meanings: "quarreler", "argumentative person", "legal counsel"... [more]
Kremenović Serbian
Derived from kremen (кремен), meaning "flint".
Kremer German
Variant of Krämer.
Kremic Bosnian (Rare)
Surname Kremić was used in early middle-ages, in Bosnia. It was used by royal and ordinary people. That surname is very rare today and it's almost extinct, but in the past it had very big influence.
Krengel German, Jewish
An occupational name for a pastry chef from Middle High German krengel German kringel "(cake) ring doughnut". As a Jewish name this may also have been adopted as artificial name.
Krepp German
topographic name for someone living in a hollow
Kress German
From Middle High German kresse "gudgeon", hence probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way or an occupational name for a fisherman.
Kress German
From Old High German krassig, gratag "greedy".
Kress German
From a much altered pet form of the personal name Erasmus.
Kretzer German
Occupational name for a basketmaker or a peddler, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kretze 'basket'.
Kreutz German
Topographical name for someone who lived near a cross set up by the roadside, in a marketplace, or as a field or boundary marker, from Middle High German kriuz(e) 'cross'.
Kreutzer German
Variant of Kreutz otherwise it indicated that the bearer of the surname lived in Kreitz near Neuss in Germany
Kreuz German
From German meaning "cross".
Krey German
Nickname from Middle Low German krege "crow".
Kriaučiūnas Lithuanian
Derived from Lithuanian kriaučius "tailor" combined with the patronymic suffix -ūnas.
Krieg German
German word meaning "war"
Krieger German
Noun to kriegen, kämpfen meaning "to fight (with words)". Describes a person who likes to argue. A wrangler, a quarreler, a brawler. Literal translation "warrior", from the German noun krieg "war" and the suffix -er.
Kriegshauser German
Probably a habitational name for someone from an unidentified place called Kriegshaus, literally "war house".
Krier German, Luxembourgish
Occupational name from Middle High German krier "herald".
Kries German
From Middle High German kriese "cherry" hence an occupation for someone who sold soft fruits or a locational surname for some who lived by a cherry tree.
Krieviņš Latvian
Derived from the word krievs meaning "Russian".
Krievs Latvian
Means "Russian (person)".
Kriips Estonian
Kriips is an Estonian surname meaning "line", "stroke" and "dash".
Kriisa Estonian
Kriisa is an Estonian surname derived from "kriise" meaning "screech".
Kriiska Estonian
Kriiska is an Estonian surname derived from "kriiskama" meaning "screech" and "shriek".
Kriit Estonian
Kriit is an Estonian surname meaning "chalk".
Krim Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the given name Karim.
Kringo Fuk m Swedish
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Krinka Estonian
Krinka is not a genuine Estonian Surname. Noun and toponyme krinka is used in (by my, Ants Krinka information) 3 languages:... [more]
Kris Danish
From the given name Kris.
Krish Indian
Shortened form of Krishna or of any other name beginning with Krishna (such as Krishnan, Krishnaswami, Krishnamurthy, etc.), used in the U.S. by families from southern India. It is not in use in India.
Krishnakumar Indian
Combination of Krishna and Kumar.
Krishnamurthy Indian
Hindu name from Sanskrit kṛṣnamūrti meaning ‘manifestation of the god Krishna’, from krisna ‘black’ (epithet of an incarnation of the god Vishnu) + murti ‘image’, ‘manifestation’... [more]
Krishnan Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
Derived from the given name Krishna, used in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Kristenson English
Anglicized form of Kristensen
Kristjánsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Kristján" in Icelandic.
Kristjanson English (Canadian)
English form of Icelandic surname Kristjánsson.
Kristjánsson Icelandic
Means "son of Kristján" in Icelandic.
Kristófersdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Kristófer" in Icelandic.
Kristófersson Icelandic
Means "son of Kristófer" in Icelandic.
Kristofovich Russian
Russified variant of Krishtofovich meaning "son of Kristof".
Kritikos Greek
Means "Cretan" in Greek, from Κρήτη (Kriti) referring to the island of Crete.
Kritzman German, Jewish
German (Kritzmann): topographic name for someone living near a cross.... [more]
Kriváň Slovak
Taken from the name of the mountain Kriváň, ultimately from kriv- meaning "bent, crooked".
Krivokapić Montenegrin, Serbian
Derived from krivo, meaning "wrong", and kapa, meaning "hat, cap".
Krivov Russian
From krivoi, meaning "crooked".
Križaj Slovene
Means "crucify" in Slovene.
Križanec Croatian
From Croatian križ, meaning "cross".
Krog Norwegian, Danish
Habitational name from places named with krog "corner, bend".
Krolik Polish
1 Polish (Królik): from a diminutive of Polish król ‘king’ ( see Krol ).... [more]
Krolikov Russian
Patronymic surname derived from Russian кролик (krolik) meaning "male rabbit".
Kroll German, Dutch, Polish
Nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle High German krol 'curly', Middle Low German krulle 'ringlet', 'curl', Middle Dutch croel, crul (apparently a loanword from German)... [more]
Krõm Estonian
Krõm is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "krõmp" meaning "crackle".
Kroma English (American)
Surname of popular YouTuber Justin Kroma (LankyBox).
Kromrey English (American, Rare)
Kromrey middle school.
Kronberg German, Swedish
German habitational name from any of the places called Kronberg near Frankfurt in Hesse and in Bavaria from the elements krone "crown" and berg "mountain, hill". Swedish ornamental name from kron "crown" and berg "mountain hill".
Kronbergs Latvian (Archaic)
Germanic,originally swedish
Kronecker Jewish, German (Austrian)
Derived from the place name Kroneck in Austria. A famous bearer of this surname was Leopold Kronecker(1823~1891),the German mathematician who worked on number theory.
Kronen German
From German Krone 'crown', probably as an ornamental name. Or a nickname for a slender, long-legged individual, from a dialect form of Kranich.
Kronenberg German, German (Swiss)
Habitational name from a place called Kronenberg (there is one near Wuppertal) or possibly from any of the places called Kronberg (see Kronberg ) from German Krone "crown" and German Berg "mountain, hill".
Kronstadt German
Means "crown state" (i.e., capital city) in German
Kroos German
Unknown
Kross Low German
Occupational name for a maker of mugs and jugs, from Middle Low German krus, kros 'pitcher', 'ceramic drinking vessel'.
Krstajić Montenegrin, Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Krsto".
Krstanović Croatian, Serbian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
Krstić Serbian, Croatian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
Krstičević Croatian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
Kruchina Russian
Derived from Russian кручина (kruchina) meaning "sorrow, sadness".
Kruchowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Kruchowo.
Kruczynski Polish
Derived from the polish diminutive of kruk meaning “raven”.
Krug German
Means "tavern keeper"
Kruglov Russian
From kruglyi, meaning "round".
Kruglova Russian
Feminine form of Kruglov.
Krukowski Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Kruki, Kruków or Krukowo, all derived from Polish kruk meaning "raven".
Krukowsky Polish (Americanized, Rare)
Variant of Krukowski, used outside Poland.
Krull Estonian
Krull is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "kull" meaning "hawk".