All Submitted Surnames

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Kurushima Japanese
From 栗 (kuru) meaning "chestnut" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Kurusu Japanese
Combination of 来 (kuru), meaning "come, next", and 栖 (su), meaning "nest, den".
Kurvits Estonian
Kurvits is an Estonian surname meaning "woodcock" and "snipe".
Kuryakin Russian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Koryakin.
Kurylenko Ukrainian
Possibly an alternate transcription of Ukrainian Кириле́нко (see Kyrylenko). A famous bearer is Ukrainian-French actress and model Olga Kurylenko (1979-).
Kurylo Ukrainian
From the personal name Kurýlo, a Ukrainian form of the ancient Slavic name Kiril, from Greek Kyrillos, a derivative of kyrios "Lord"... [more]
Kurzawa Polish
Of Polish origin, used by celebrities Karina and Ronald Kurzawa (duo from Sis Vs. Bro).
Kurzberg German, Yiddish, Jewish
From a location name meaning "short mountain" in German, from Middle High German kurz meaning "short" and berg meaning "mountain". As a Jewish surname it is ornamental.
Kurzhals German
Short Neck
Kuş Turkish
Means "bird" in Turkish.
Kusain Filipino, Maguindanao
From the given name Kusain.
Kusainov Kazakh
Means "son of Kusain" (see Husayn).
Kusaka Japanese
meaning of sound of KUSA-KA is grassy-place. on kanji it means 日(sun) 下(under), there is association which grass grows good under the sun. this is the special case of usage of kanji in Japanese such as 飛鳥 asuka, 春日 kasuga and 長谷川 hasegawa.
Kusaka Japanese
From Japanese 日 (ku) meaning "sun, day" and 下 (saka) meaning "under, below".
Kusama Japanese
From Japanese 草 (kusa) meaning "grass, herbs" and 間 (ma) meaning "among, between".
Kusanagi Japanese
From Japanese 草 (kusa) meaning "grass" and 彅 (nagi) meaning "cutter". A notable bearer of this surname is actor Tsuyoshi Kusanagi (草彅 剛, Kusanagi Tsuyoshi, 1974–).
Kusano Japanese
From Japanese 草 (kusa) meaning "grass, herbs" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Kusayanagi Japanese
From Japanese 草 (kusayanagi) meaning "grass" or 日 (kusayanagi) meaning "sun, day". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kuschmann German, Jewish
Probably derived from a Germanized form of the Ancient Greek given name Kosmas.
Kuşçu Turkish
Occupational name for a breeder, seller or trainer of birds, from Turkish kuş meaning "bird".
Kuse Japanese
Ku means "long time ago" and se means "world"
Kush English (American)
Americanization of Kusz, Kusch, Kuš and Kus.
Kushi Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 久枝 (see Hisaeda).
Kushibiki Japanese
From Japanese 櫛 (kushi) meaning "comb" and 引 (hiki) meaning "pull, stretch".
Kushida Japanese (Rare)
This surname is written multiple ways, Kushi meaning "Skewer" or "Comb" (these are different kanji),and da is "Rice Paddy".
Kushieda Japanese (Rare)
Kushi means "Comb" and Eda means "Branch, Twig".
Kushige Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 櫛笥 (Kushige) meaning "Kushige", a former alley in the area of Kushige in the ward of Kamigyō in the city of Kyōto in the prefecture of Kyōto in Japan.... [more]
Kushige Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 櫛 (kushi) meaning "comb" and 下 (ge) meaning "bottom; low", possibly referring to a comb case.
Kushige Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 櫛下 (Kushige), from 櫛下門 (Kushigemon), the name of one of the groups of several households in the Kadowari System that took place in the Edo Period in the former Japanese province of Satsuma in parts of present-day Kagoshima, Japan, as well as surrounding areas.
Kushman German, Jewish
Variant spelling of Kuschmann.
Kushner Jewish
This surname is a German Jewish given name. A notable bearer is Jared Kushner the son in law of President Donald J. Trump who became president in the year 2016.
Kushwaha Indian
Kushwaha (sometimes, Kushvaha) is a community of the Indo-Gangetic plain which has traditionally been involved in agriculture. The term has been used to represent at least four subcastes, being those of the Kachhis, Kachwahas, Koeris and Muraos... [more]
Kuslapuu Estonian
Kuslapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "honeysuckle tree".
Küster German
It literally means "sexton".
Kusuda Japanese
From Japanese 楠 (kusu) meaning "camphor tree" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Kusunoki Japanese
"Camphor Tree"
Kusunoki Japanese
From Japanese 楠 (kusunoki) meaning "camphor tree".
Kusunoki Japanese
From Japanese 楠 (kusunoki) meaning "camphor tree". This name can also be formed from 楠 (kusu) meaning "camphor" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Kutch German (Anglicized)
Americanized variant of German Kutsch.
Kutcher Czech (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Kučer or Kučera. Notable actor Ashton Kutcher is of Czech origin.
Kutlu Turkish
Means "auspicious, blessed, happy, holy, lucky" in Turkish.
Kutnjak Croatian
Derived from kutnjak, meaning "molar".
Kutsar Estonian
Kutsar is an Estonian surname meaning "coachman".
Kutsch German
Topographic name of Slavic origin, from Sorbian kut ‘corner’, ‘nook’. Variant of Kutsche, metonymic occupational name for a coachman or coachbuilder, from the Hungarian loanword kocsi (see Kocsis).
Kutschera German
German cognate of Kučera.
Kutsuku Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese 鞠 (see Mari).
Kütt Estonian
Kütt is an Estonian surname meaning "hunter".
Kuttelwascher German
Surname given to those who had the occupation of cleaning tripe. Combines the words kuttel meaning "tripe" and washer meaning "washer". Bearers of the surname typically live in Austria.
Küttim Estonian
Küttim is an Estonian surname derived from "küttima" meaning "to hunt" or "pursue".
Kuttner German
Originally from a nickname for someone wearing monk robes from Middle High German kuttner "robe wearing monk".
Kutty Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "child" in Malayalam and Tamil.
Kütük Turkish
Means "tree log, stump" in Turkish.
Kutz Italian
Habitational name for someone from Kuhz, near Prenzlau.
Kutz German
From a pet form of the personal name Konrad.
Kutz Polish
Germanized form of Polish Kuc "pony", "short person".
Kutzer German
Occupational name for a coachman or coach builder from old high German kutsche from Hungarian kocsi "coach". Variant of Kutscher.
Kutzler German
This is the surname of my great-grandfather, of German ancestry.
Kuub Estonian
Kuub is an Estonian surname meaning "coat" and "jacket".
Kuul Estonian
Unknown
Kuular Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan куу (kuu) meaning "swan" or "gray". Names bearing unfavourable meanings were traditionally used by Tuvans to ward off evil spirits.
Kuulmata Estonian
Kullmata is an Estonian surname derived from "kuulmatu" meaning "unheard".
Kuulpak Estonian
Kuulpak is an Estonian surname meaning "bullet ("kuul") "pack/packet/stock" ("pakk").
Kuum Estonian
Kuum is an Estonian surname meaning "hot" and "blazing".
Küün Estonian
Küün is an Estonian surname meaning "barn".
Küünal Estonian
Küünal is an Estonian surname meaning "candle".
Kuur Estonian
Kuur is an Estonian surname meaning "shed" or "hovel".
Kuurmaa Estonian
Kuurmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "shed/hovel land".
Kuusalu Estonian
Kuusalu is an Estonian surname derived from "kuusik" meaning "spruce wood" and "salu" meaning "grove".
Kuuse Estonian
Kuuse is an Estonian surname meaning "fir".
Kuusepuu Estonian
Kuusepuu is an Estonian surname meaning "fir tree".
Kuusik Estonian
Kuusik is an Estonian surname meaning "spruce stand".
Kuusinen Finnish
A surname originating from Eastern Finland, comprised of the elements “kuusi” meaning “six” or “moon”, and the suffix “-nen” which is typical of Eastern Finnish surnames. A notable bearer of this name is the Finnish-Soviet politician and writer Otto V. Kuusinen, one of the original founders of the Finnish Communist Party.
Kuusk Estonian
Kuusk is an Estonian surname meaning "spruce".
Kuuskmaa Estonian
Kuuskmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "fir/spruce land".
Kuuspalu Estonian
Kuuspalu is an Estonian surname meaning "fir (kuusk) heathy woodland (palu)".
Kuut Estonian
Kuut is an Estonian surname meaning "kennel".
Küüts Estonian
Küüts is an Estonian surname meaning "lift".
Kuwahara Japanese
From Japanese 桑 (kuwa) meaning "mulberry" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Kuwajima Japanese (Rare)
Kuwa (桑) means "mulberry", shima/jima (島) means "island". Shima changes to jima because of rendaku. It is also possible to be spelled as Kuwashima
Kuwako Japanese
Kuwa means "mulberry tree" and ko means "child, sign of the rat, first of the Chinese zodiac."
Kuwamoto Japanese
Kuwamoto/桑元 = Mulberry Origin/Book
Kuwashima Japanese (Rare)
Kuwa (桑) means "mulberry", shima (島) means "island". It is also possible to be spelled as Kuwajima
Kuwata Japanese
From Japanese 桑 (kuwa) meaning "mulberry" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Kuwatani Japanese
From Japanese 桑 (kuwa) meaning "mulberry" combined with 谷 (tani) meaning "valley". A notable bearer of this surname is Natsuko Kuwatani (桑谷 夏子), a Japanese voice-actress who is best known for voicing Ryōko Asakura from the Haruhi Suzumiya series and Alph from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha.
Kuwayama Japanese
From Japanese 桑 (kuwa) meaning "mulberry" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Kuyeng Chinese (Russified)
Russified form of Kuang used by ethnic Chinese living in parts of the former Soviet Union (based on the Cantonese romanization of the name).
Kuyon Hungarian, Romanian
Largely unknown, but may have origins in a village in Poland, called Kujan. There’s records on the name at Ellis Island in New York where it was anglicized to the phonetic, Kuyon. There’s also a split in the main families with the name in the US to another diminutive, Kenyon.... [more]
Kuyper Dutch
Variant of Kuiper
Kuypers Dutch
Variant of Kuiper
Kuyt Dutch
Variant of Kuijt, notably borne by the Dutch former soccer player Dirk Kuyt (1980-).
Kuze Japanese
Ku means "long time ago" and ze comes from ze meaning "world".
Kuzin Russian
Means "son of Kuzya".
Kuzina Russian
Feminine form of Kuzin.
Kuzma Ukrainian, Belarusian
From the personal name Kuzma, Greek Kosmas, a derivative of kosmos ‘universe’, ‘(ordered) arrangement’. St. Cosmas, martyred with his brother Damian in Cilicia in the early 4th century ad, came to be widely revered in the Eastern Church.
Kuzmak Ukrainian
From the given name Kuzma.
Kuzmin Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of Kuzma".
Kuzmyn Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Kuzmin.
Kuznets Russian
The Russian variation of Smith.
Kuzome Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 久染 (see Hisazome).
Kuzu Turkish
Means "lamb" in Turkish.
Kvasnička Czech
from kvasnička ‘sour cherry’, applied as a nickname.
Kvist Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "twig, branch".... [more]
Kvitsinia Abkhaz
Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz surname Kutsnia; the Abkhaz name was replaced by the Mingrelian spelling during the era of Joseph Stalin. It is most likely derived from Abkhaz икуцны иааз (ikutsny iaaz) meaning "one who migrates", though the word квици (kvitsi) has no real meaning in Abkhaz... [more]
Kvon Chinese (Russified)
Russified form of Kuang used by ethnic Chinese living in parts of the former Soviet Union (based on the Cantonese romanization of the name).
Kvong Chinese (Russified)
Alternate transcription of Kvon.
Kwa Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Ke.
Kwak Korean
From Sino-Korean 郭 (gwak) meaning "outer city" (making it the Korean form of Guo) or 霍 (gwak) meaning "quickly, suddenly".
Kwan Korean
Korean Hanja: 管, 關 ... [more]
Kwasigroch Polish
person who ferments(kwasic) peas(groch)
Kwasnik Polish
Meaning: Sour or acidic.
Kwee Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Guo based on Dutch orthography.
Kwek Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Guo.
Kwiecień Polish
Derived from Polish kwiecień "April (month)".
Kwieciński Polish, Jewish
Habitational surname for someone from a place named Kwiecin, named after the Polish word kwiat, which means "flower".
Kwm Hmong
Original Hmong form of Kue.
Kwon Korean
Korean form of Quan, from Sino-Korean 權 (gwon).
Kwong Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Kuang.
Ky Vietnamese
Meaning Unknown.
Kyagumbo Shona
Meaning unknown.
Kyei African
Ghanaian surname that is derived from the Akan language. It means "greatness" or "to become great" in English.
Kyekyeku Akan
Meaning unknown.
Kyer English (American)
Anglicized form of Geier.
Kyne Irish
From Gaelic Ó Cadháin meaning "descendant of Cadhán", a byname meaning "barnacle goose".
Kyoguchi Japanese
From Japanese 京 (kyo) meaning "capital" and 口 (guchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Kyohoh Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 京応 (see Kyōō).
Kyōnō Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 皛 (kyō) of unknown meaning and 納 () meaning "to pay fees, to supply, to store, to complete, to restore".
Kyono Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 皛納 (see Kyōnō).
Kyōō Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 京 (kyō) meaning "capital city" and 応 (ō) meaning "to comply; to respond; to accord".
Kyoo Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 京応 (see Kyōō).
Kyoso Japanese
From Japanese 狂 (kyō) meaning "madness" and 想 (sō) meaning "thought, idea". The kanji that makes up Kyoso can also mean "fantasy".
Kyoto Japanese
From place name Kyoto.
Kyouou Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 京応 (see Kyōō).
Kyrgyzov Kyrgyz
Means "son of a Kyrgyz".
Kyriacou Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Kyriakou chiefly used in Cyprus.
Kyriakos Greek
From the given name Kyriakos.
Kyrö Finnish
Origins remain unknown, might be deprived from the rare given name Kyrö or the location name. The earliest documented person with Kyrö as a surname dates back to 1553
Kyrychenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Kyryk.
Kyrylenko Ukrainian
Means "son of Kyrylo".
Kyte English
Variant of Kite.
Kyugoku Japanese
A variant of Kyogoku.
Kyyhkynen Finnish
Means "pigeon, dove" in Finnish.
La Hui
From the Arabic surname al-Din.
Laager Estonian
Laager is an Estonian surname meaning "camp"; ultimately from the German "lager" with the same meaning.
Laagriküll Estonian
Laagriküll is an Estonian surname meaning "bearing enough". Also possibly derived from "laagrikuul" meaning "bearing ball/bullet".
Laakso Finnish
From laakso ‘valley’, generally an ornamental name adopted during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Often, it was adopted by Finnish bearers of Swedish names containing the Swedish element dal ‘valley’.
Lään Estonian
Lään is an Estonian surname meaning "liege" or "fief". May also derive from "lääne" meaning "western".
Laan Estonian
Laan is Estonian surname derived from "laanelill"; starflower and wintergreen (Trientalis europaea).
Lääne Estonian
Lääne is an Estonian surname meaning "western".
Laanemaa Estonian
Laanemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen land".
Laanemäe Estonian
Laanemäe is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen hill/mountain".
Läänemets Estonian
Läänemets is an Estonian surname meaning "western forest".
Laaneots Estonian
Laaneots is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen tip" or "edge".
Laanepõld Estonian
Laanepõld is an Estonian surname meaning "chickweed-wintergreen field".
Laaneviir Estonian
Laaneviir is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Laaneveere", a village in Viimsi Municipality, Harju County.
Laanoja Estonian
Laanoja is Estonian surname derived from "laanelill", meaning "starflower" and "wintergreen" (Trientalis europaea) and "oja" meaning "stream/creek".
Laansalu Estonian
Laansalu is an Estonian surname meaning "wintergreen grove".
Läänsoo Estonian
Läänsoo is an Estonian surname meaning "west swamp".
Laar Estonian
Laar is an Estonian name meaning "gyle" (wort in the process of fermentation added to a stout, beer, or ale).
Laas Estonian
Laas is an Estonian surname meaning "greenwood" (wood that has been recently cut) and "woodland".
Laasalu Estonian
Laasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "woodland grove".
Laasik Estonian
Laasik is an Estonian surname meaning "woodland area/stand".
Laasma Estonian
Laasma is an Estonian surname derived from "laas" meaning "forest" and "woodland".
Laasmaa Estonian
Laasmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "forest/woodland land".
Laasmägi Estonian
Laasmägi is an Estonian surname meaning "forest/woodland mountain".
Laaspere Estonian
Laaspere is an Estonian surname meaning "forest/woodland folk".
Lääts Estonian
Lääts is an Estonian surname meaning "lens".
Laats Estonian
Laats is an Estonian name derived from "laat", meaning "fair" or "attractive".
Laayouni Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Laayoune, the name of a city in the Western Sahara (chiefly Moroccan).
Labachotte Basque
Meaning: from or near the wet/low lands
Labakhua Abkhaz
Abkhaz name derived from Arabic لَاحَظَ (lāḥaẓa) meaning "to notice, to look" combined with بَهِيجَة (bahīja) meaning "delightful, joyous" (see Bahija)... [more]
Labang Filipino, Cebuano
Means "cross, pass" in Cebuano.
Labao Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano labaw meaning "surpassing, outdoing, prevailing".
Labazanov Chechen, Avar
Means "son of Labazan".
Labazanova Chechen, Avar
Feminine transcription of Chechen/Avar Лабазанов (see Labazanov).
Labba Sami
Meaning uncertain. Perhaps derived from Sami slabba "large reindeer antler shaped like a hand" or from Northern Sami láppis "lamb".
Labeau French
Variant of Lebeaux.
Label French
Variant of Labelle.
Labeouf French (Cajun)
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer is American actor Shia LaBeouf (1986-present).
Labidi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic عابد (ʿābid) "worshiper, adorer, server" (chiefly Tunisian).
Labonté French (Quebec), Haitian Creole, Mauritian Creole
From French la bonté meaning "(the) kindness, (the) goodness", originally used as a soldier's name and perhaps also as a nickname for a benevolent person. This surname is rare in France.
Laborde French
Derived from the French word borde meaning "small farm" (from Frankish bord meaning "plank") with the definite article la. This is an occupational surname for a tenant farmer.
Labossiere French
Norman habitational name from a common village name La Boissière, meaning 'wooded area', from bois 'wood'. possibly a metronymic, from a feminine derivative of Bossier 'cooper', denoting the 'wife of the cooper'.
Labrador Spanish, Portuguese, Filipino
From the root word "labora" meaning labor or work. This means laborer or worker but often associated to farmers as in San Isidro Labrador
Labrie French
Topographic name from l’abri meaning "the shelter", or a habitational name from a place named with this word.
LaBrie French
Referred to a person who came from various places named Brie in France, for example Brie-sous-Matha, a commune in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.
Lacandula Filipino, Tagalog
This surname honors Lakandula, the last ruler of the Kingdom of Tondo, a pre-Hispanic state in what is now Manila.
Lacang Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano lakang meaning "step, pace".
Lacasse French
Means "box maker"
Lāce Latvian
Derived from Latvian lācis “bear”.
Lacerda Portuguese, Spanish
Nickname for someone with remarkably thick or long hair, or with an unusually hairy back or chest. From Spanish and Portuguese la cerda ‘the lock (of hair)’.
Lachica Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish la chica meaning "the girl", either used as a nickname or a habitational name.
Lachtrup Dutch
Means 'laughing group' in Dutch. Also occurs in Germany, but mostly in the Netherlands.
Lācis Latvian
Means "bear".
Lackey Irish
Lackey was originally a name for a horse servant.
Lackyard French (Anglicized)
Anglicized version of French surname, Lacaillade.
La Cognata Italian
From Sicilian cugnata "hatchet". Compare Cugno.
Lacombe French
French (western and southwestern): topographic name for someone living in or near a ravine, from la combe ‘the ravine’ (a word of Gaulish origin, related to English Combe).... [more]
Lacosta Spanish
Variant of Costa with fused definite article la.
La Cotera Spanish
Spanish variant for Hill and/or someone living in a slope, A "cota" in Spanish.