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ABRAHAMIAN Armenian
Variant transcription of Abrahamyan.
ACH German
Topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from Old High German aha meaning "running water".
ACHENBACH German
Habitational name from places in Hesse and Westphalia named Achenbach, from the obsolete word Ach or Ache (from Middle High German ahe meaning "water", "stream") + Bach meaning "brook".
ADAMEC Czech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMIAK Polish
Patronymic or pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMIAN Armenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Adamyan used by Armenians living outside of Armenia.
ADAMOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOVICH Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMSKY Jewish
Variant spelling of Adamski.
AFGHAN Afghani
Means "from Afghanistan".
AHMADI Arabic, Persian
From the given name Ahmad.
AKAMINE Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "Red Peak". It is written as 赤嶺.
AKIYA Japanese (Rare)
A bearer of this surname is Tomoko Akiya (秋谷 智子, born May 14, 1976) is a Japanese voice actress. Her best-known role is voicing Hazuki Fujiwara in the Ojamajo Doremi series, and Suzume Mizuno in Zatch Bell.
ALANOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of Alan" in Serbian.
ALBA Spanish, Catalan
From alba meaning "white".... [more]
ALDINGER German
Habitational name for someone from Aldingen in Württemberg.
ALEXANIAN Armenian
Variant transcription of Aleksanyan, meaning "son of Aleksan" in Armenian.
ALEXOPOULOS Greek
From the personal name Alexios + the patronymic ending -poulos.
ALLEY English, French (Anglicized)
From a Middle English personal name, Alli, Alleye, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205) make clear. This is of Scandinavian origin, cognate with Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle... [more]
ALMAGUER Catalan
Habitational name from a place in Valencia named Almaguer.
ALMENDINGER German, German (Swiss)
Habitational name for someone from a place called Allmendingen, of which there are two examples in Switzerland, in Bern canton, and one in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
AMEEN Urdu, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Amin.
AMER Arabic, Urdu
Variant of 'Aamir.
AMIN Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name Amin.
ANACKER German
Nickname for a day laborer, as opposed to someone who owned fields, from Middle High German āne meaning "without" + acker meaning "field".
ANDONIAN Armenian
Patronymic from the personal name Anton.
ANDREOZZI Italian, Sicilian
From a pet form of the personal name Andrea.
ANGELOPOULOS Greek
From the personal name Angelos or a shortened form of the personal name Evangelos + the patronymic ending -poulos.
ANGELUCCI Italian
From a pet form of the personal name Angelo.
ANGERHOFER German
Habitational name for someone from Angerhof in Bavaria.
ANGRISANI Italian
From Angrisano, a habitational name for someone from Angri in Salerno province.
ANSCHÜTZ German
Occupational name for someone whose job was to keep a dam or pool filled with water. (Anschützen "to fill up")
ANTONIEWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Antoni.
APPLE English
From Middle English appel meaning "apple" (Old English æppel). An occupational name for a grower or seller of apples.
APPLEBEE English
Variant spelling of Appleby.
APPLEGARTH English, Scottish
Topographic name from northern Middle English applegarth meaning "apple orchard" (Old Norse apaldr meaning "apple tree" + gar{dh}r meaning "enclosure"), or a habitational name from a place so named, of which there are examples in Cumbria and North and East Yorkshire, as well as in the county of Dumfries.
APPLEGATE English
Extremely common variant of Applegarth, in which the less familiar final element has been assimilated to the northern Middle English word gate meaning "road" or to modern English gate.
APPLER German
Variant of Eppler.
ARASHIRO Japanese (Rare)
A Japanese surname. A bearer of this surname is Yukiya Arashiro (Born 1984-) He is a Japanese cyclist.
ARLINGHAUS German
Perhaps a habitational name from Oerlinghausen in North Rhine-Westphalia.
ARQUETTE French
From arquet meaning "little bow" or "little arch" (diminutive of arche, from Latin arcus). It was originally an occupational name for an archer, but the French word arquet(te) is also found in the sense 'market trader' (originally, perhaps, one with a stall underneath an arch)... [more]
ASAI Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "shallow well".
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".
AUGUSTYNIAK Polish
Patronymic or pet form from the personal name Augustyn.
AUS English
Variant spelling of Scandinavian Aas.
BABINEC Czech
Nickname from Old Czech babinec meaning "coward".
BABINGTON English
Habitational name for someone from Babington in Somerset or Great or Little Bavington in Northumberland, named with the Old English personal name Babba + the connective particle -ing- meaning "associated with", "named after" + tūn meaning "settlement".
BADOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Badowo in Skierniewice voivodeship.
BAIN Scottish, French, English
Nickname for a hospitable person from northern Middle English beyn, bayn meaning "welcoming", "friendly".... [more]
BĄKOWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bąkowa, Bąkowice, Bąkowiec, or Bąkowo.
BALAGUER Catalan, Tagalog
Denotes someone originally from the city of Balaguer in Catalonia, Spain.
BANE English
Variant of Bain.
BAO Chinese
There are three different surnames that are Romanized in pinyin as Bao. Other Romanizations include Bau, Pao, and Pau. This character also means "abalone", but the name comes from an old place name... [more]
BÄRG German
Variant of Berg.
BARSZCZ Polish
Nickname from barszcz "beetroot soup".
BASIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Basin.
BAXENDALE English
Habitational name, probably an altered form of Baxenden, a place near Accrington, which is named with an unattested Old English word bæcstān meaning "bakestone" (a flat stone on which bread was baked) + denu meaning "valley"... [more]
BEA Spanish
Habitational name from a place of this name in Teruel.
BEAR English
From the Middle English nickname Bere meaning "bear" (Old English bera, which is also found as a byname), or possibly from a personal name derived from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with this first element... [more]
BEARCUB English (American, Rare)
Surname meaning a bear cub.
BEE English
From Middle English be meaning "bee", Old English beo, hence a nickname for an energetic or active person or a metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper.
BENS Dutch, German
Patronymic from a short form of Bernhard.
BENTS German
Variant of Benz.
BENZEMA Arabic (Maghrebi)
This is the surname of French professional footballer Karim Benzema who is of Algerian descent.
BERBER German
Possibly a habitational name from a place called Berber near Kevelaer.
BERBERIĆ Bosnian
Occupational name for a barber, from berber(in) meaning "barber", from Turkish.
BERLIŃSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Berlin.
BEY French, German, Frisian
North German and Frisian: from the Old Frisian personal name Beyo or Boy/Boye (see Boye).... [more]
BIAŁKOWSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from a place called Bialkowo in Plock and Torun voivodeships
BIELEC Polish
Nickname for a man with white hair or a blond beard, from biały meaning "white".
BIELECKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bielcza in Tarnów voivodeship.
BIENIEK Polish
From a pet form of the personal names Benedykt.
BIEŃKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bieńkowice, Bieńkowiec, or Bieńkowo.
BIESIADA Polish
Nickname from biesiada meaning "feast", "banquet", probably for someone who liked to feast.
BINK English
Topographic name for someone living by a bink, a northern dialect term for a flat raised bank of earth or a shelf of flat stone suitable for sitting on. The word is a northern form of modern English bench.
BINKS English
Variant of Bink.
BIRCHARD English
From the Old English personal name, Burgheard. See also Burkett.
BIZON Polish
Nickname from bizon meaning "whip", used for a big, ponderous person.
BLANKENBILLER Dutch
Habitational name from a place called Blankenbijl or similar.
BLEIBERG Dutch
Habitational name from a place so named in Luxembourg province, Belgium.
BLONDER Dutch
Occupational name for a brewer.
BŁOŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Błonie, a place named with błonie meaning "meadow".
BOBIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobin or Bobino.
BOBROWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobrowa, Bobrowo, Bobrowce, or Bobrowiec.
BOLAJI Nigerian
This surname is very common in Nigeria. Possibly taken from a word in one of the Nigerian tribes languages.
BOLDY Scottish
This is a name for someone who lived in Peeblesshire.
BOLT Danish, German
Variant of Boldt.
BOLT English
From Middle English bolt meaning "bolt", "bar" (Old English bolt meaning "arrow’). In part this may have originated as a nickname or byname for a short but powerfully built person, in part as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts... [more]
BONDIA Catalan
Bondia is a Catalan surname. It means 'good day' or 'good morning'.
BOOTZ Dutch
A Dutch surname meaning a "nickname for a ridiculous person" or a variant of Boot
BORÁK Czech
Habitational name for someone from one of many places named with bor meaning "pine forest"; alternatively from a short form of the personal names Dalibor or Bořivoj, containing the element -bor meaning "battle".
BORSHEIM Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Norway: Borsheim in Rogaland and Børsheim in Hordaland. Borsheim is a combination of an unknown first element and Norwegian heim "home", while Børsheim is a combination of Old Norse byrgi "fence, enclosure" and heim.
BORTNICK Ukrainian, Jewish
Occupational name for a beekeeper, Ukrainian bortnik.
BRODZIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called for example Brudzyń (formerly Brodzino) in Konin voivodeship, or Brodna in Piła voivodeship.
BRONIKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name from any of several places called Broniki or Bronikowo, in Konin, Leszczno, Piła, and Sieradz provinces.
BRUCKNER German
Topographic name for someone living by a bridge or an occupational name for a bridge toll collector; a variant of Bruck with the addition of the suffix -ner.
BRUSKI Polish
Habitational surname for someone from a place called Brus.
BRZOZOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place named with brzoza meaning "birch tree", for example Brzozowa, Brzozowice, or Brzozowo.
BUCHWALDER German, German (Swiss)
Buchwalder is a German Surname.
BUCKSON English
Either a patronymic from Buck, or possibly an altered form of Buxton.
BUCKWALTER English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Buchwalder.
BUCZYŃSKI Polish
Surname for someone from places called Buczyn or Buczyna.
BUDZISZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Budziszewo.
BUGAJSKI Polish
Habitational name from any of numerous places called Bugaj.
BUJALSKI Polish
Nickname for a storyteller, Polish bujała.
BURCZYK Polish
Nickname for a grouse or complainer, from burczeć meaning "to grumble".
BURZINSKI Polish
Variant spelling of Burzynski.
BURZYŃSKI Polish
Habitational name from places called Burzyn in the voivodeships of Tarnów or łomża, apparently named with burza meaning "tempest", "storm".
BYKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bykowice or Byków.
CALCATERRA Italian
Nickname from calcare meaning "to tread", "to stamp" + terra meaning "land", "earth", "ground", probably denoting a short person, someone who walked close to the ground, or an energetic walker.
CAMBARERI Italian
Variant of Cammareri, an occupational name from Sicilian cammareri meaning "servant".
CAMMARERI Sicilian, Italian
Means "servant, waiter" in Sicilian.
CANADA French, English
It derives from the Middle English "cane", a development of the Old French "cane", meaning cane, reed.
CAPSHAW English
Unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from Cadshaw near Blackburn, Lancashire, although the surname is not found in England.
CARE English
Occupational name for a locksmith, Middle English keyere, kayer, an agent derivative of keye.
CASTELLO Catalan, Italian
Catalan variant of Castell or from Italian castello meaning "castle".
CHILD English
Nickname from Middle English child meaning "child", "infant".
CIESZYŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Cieszyn.
CLERK English
Variant spelling of Clark.
CLINGER English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Klinger.Possibly a variant of Clinker. an English occupational name for a maker or fixer of bolts and rivets.
CLOPTON English
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, named Clopton from Old English clopp(a) meaning "rock", "hill" + tūn meaning "settlement".
CODREANU Romanian, Moldovan
A common surname in Romania and Moldova.... [more]
COFFEE Irish
Variant of Coffey.
COMPTON English
Habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb meaning "short, straight valley" + tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement".
COOLIDGE English
Probably an occupational name for a college servant or someone with some other association with a university college, for example a tenant farmer who farmed one of the many farms in England known as College Farm, most of which are or were owned by university colleges.
COURTOIS French
French form of Curtis.... [more]
CREANGĂ Romanian, Moldovan
A Surname commonly used in Romania and Moldova.... [more]
CREEPINGBEAR Native American, Arapaho (?)
From the English words creeping and bear.
CRISTIANO Italian
From the given name Cristiano.
CUA Catalan
Nickname from Catalan cua meaning "tail".
CYWIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name, possibly for someone from Cywiny in Ciechanów province.
DALEIDEN German, Dutch (Rare)
Habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Daleiden.
DANIELSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Daniel or Daniele.
DAVIDIAN Armenian
Patronymic from the personal name David.
DAW Burmese
This surname is derived from an occupation. 'the deye' or 'day,' a maid, a dairy-maid, whence 'dairy'
DELAGARDELLE French
Habitational name for someone from Lagardelle, a place in Haute Garonne.
DEL ROSARIO Spanish, Filipino, Italian
Means ''of the rosary'' in Spanish.
DENNINGTON English
Habitational name from a place in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Dingifetuna, from the Old English female personal name Denegifu (composed of the elements Dene meaning "Dane" + gifu meaning "gift") + Old English tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement".
DROZDOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Drozdowo or Drozdów, for example.
ĐỨC Vietnamese
From the given name Đức.
DUCKWORTH English
Habitational name from Duckworth Fold, in the borough of Bury, Lancashire, which is named from Old English fuce "duck" and wor{dh} "enclosure".
EAGLEBURGER English (American)
Americanized form of German Adelberger, a habitational name for someone from a place called Adelberg near Stuttgart.
EASTERBROOK English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a brook to the east of a main settlement, from Middle English easter meaning "eastern" + brook meaning "stream".
EATHERTON English
Probably a variant spelling of Atherton.
ECHELBARGER English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Eichelberger.
ECONOMOS Greek (Anglicized, Expatriate, ?)
Alternate transcription of Greek Οικονόμος (see Oikonomos), which was an occupational surname meaning "one who manages a household, steward of an estate, housekeeper" from the ancient Greek word οἰκόνομος (oikonomos), itself derived from οἶκος (oikos) "house, household" and νόμος (nomos) "law, custom".
EDMISTON Scottish
Habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Ēadmund + tūn meaning "settlement".
EGELAND Norwegian
From the name of several farmsteads in Norway named with Norwegian eik "oak" and land "land".
EGUCHI Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "mouth of the river". This surname is mostly found on the island of Kyūshū.
EICHELBERG German
Habitational name from any of various places, notably one southeast of Heidelberg, named from Middle High German eichel meaning "acorn" + berc meaning "mountain", "hill", or topographic name for someone who lived on an oak-covered hill.
EICHELBERGER German
Habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg.
EIDSNESS Norwegian (Expatriate)
From Old Norse eið "isthmus" and nes "headland". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EISEN German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an ironworker or smith, or an ironmonger, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’, German Eisen. It may also have been used as a nickname, with reference to the strength and hardness of iron or to its color, while as a Jewish name it was also adopted as an ornamental name from modern German Eisen ‘iron’ or the Yiddish cognate ayzn.
EISENBERGER German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of the several places called Eisenberg. As a Jewish name it is also an ornamental name.
EKLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
EPPLER German
Occupational name for a fruit grower or dealer, from Middle High German epfeler meaning "grower of or dealer in apples".
ESPAILLAT Catalan, Occitan
Occupational name from Catalan espallat, in an old spelling, or directly from Occitan espaiat, espalhat, past participle of espallar meaning "to winnow", "to separate the wheat from the chaff".
FAABORG Danish
Habitational name from a place so called.
FAIRWEATHER English, Scottish
Nickname for a person with a sunny temperament.
FAJARDO Galician
Topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or in a beech wood, from Late Latin fagea (arbor) meaning "beech (tree)", a derivative of classical Latin fagus meaning "beech".
FALKENBERG German, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falk "falcon" and berg "mountain, hill".
FALKENHAGEN German
Habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falke meaning "falcon" + hag meaning "hedge", "fencing". A place so named is documented west of Berlin in the 14th century.
FARINHA Portuguese
Means "wheat flour" in Portuguese.
FEILER German
Occupational name for a filemaker, from Feil + the agent suffix -er.
FERNOW German
Habitational name from a place called Fernau or Fernow.
FETT German
Nickname for a fat man, from Middle Low German vett meaning "fat".
FETT English
Nickname from Old French fait, Middle English fet meaning "suitable", "comely".
FETT Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse fit "land, shore". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway.
FEUERBACHER German
Habitational name for someone from any of the places called Feuerbach.
FIFIELD English
Local. Has the same signification as Manorfield. Lands held in fee or fief, for which the individual pays service or owes rent.
FILIPOVICH Ukrainian
Patronymic from the personal name Filip.
FINGER English, German, Jewish
Probably applied as a nickname for a man who had some peculiarity of the fingers, such as possessing a supernumerary one or having lost one or more of them through injury, or for someone who was small in stature or considered insignificant... [more]
FIVELAND Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway named with the word fivel possibly meaning "cottongrass, bog cotton". This plant grows in abundance in the marshy land near the location of the farm.
FLOERCHINGER German
Habitational name for someone from Flörchingen in the Saar region.
FLORKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Florków in Częstochowa voivodeship, or Florki from Przemyśl voivodeship, both so named from Florek, a pet form of the personal name Florian.
FOGARTY Irish (Anglicized)
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fógartaigh ‘son of Fógartach’, a personal name from fógartha meaning "proclaimed", "banished", "outlawed". It is sometimes Anglicized as Howard.
FOGERTY Irish (Anglicized)
Variant spelling of Fogarty.
FONTECCHIO Italian
Habitational name from Fontecchio in Aquila province or a topographic name from a diminutive of fonte meaning "spring".
FOOT English
Variant of Foote.
FOOTE English
Nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fot), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr.
FRANCESCO Italian
From the given name Francesco.
FUJIKAWA Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream, brook".
FUJIMURA Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "wisteria village".
FUJINO Japanese
A Japanese surname meaning "wisteria field". It is written as 藤野 or 藤乃.
FURLONG English, Irish
Apparently a topographic name from Middle English furlong ‘length of a field’ (from Old English furh meaning "furro" + lang meaning "long".
FYLER English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Feiler.
GADBURY English
Habitational name from Cadborough, alias Gateborough, in Rye, Sussex, probably so named from Old English gāt meaning "goat" + beorg meaning "hill".
GAINES English, Norman, Welsh
English (of Norman origin): nickname for a crafty or ingenious person, from a reduced form of Old French engaine ‘ingenuity’, ‘trickery’ (Latin ingenium ‘native wit’). The word was also used in a concrete sense of a stratagem or device, particularly a trap.... [more]
GAISFORD English
Habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.
GALEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Galew, Galewice, or Galów in the voivodeships of Kalisz, Kielce, or Konin.
GALÍNDEZ Spanish
Patronymic from the personal name Galindo.
GĄSIOROWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gąsiorowo, for example in Kalisz or Poznań voivodeships.
GAY English, Norman
Habitational name from places in Normandy called Gaye, from an early proprietor bearing a Germanic personal name cognate with Wade.
GAY Catalan
Probably from the Catalan personal name Gai. (Catalan form of the name Gaius).
GEARHART English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Gierhard, a variant of Gerhardt.
GEERS Dutch
Patronymic from a short form of any of various personal names formed with the Germanic element gar,ger.
GEERTS Dutch
Variant of the surname Geers.
GÉRALD French
Derived from the given name Gérald.
GIANFRANCESCO Italian
From a compound personal name composed of Gianni + Francesco.
GINDT German, Alsatian
From the Germanic personal name Gundo, from gund meaning "war", "battle".
GIRAUD French
from a vernacular form of Gérald (see Gerald).
GIROUD French
Variant of Giraud.... [more]
GLANDT German
Nickname from Middle High Geman glander meaning "gleam", "sparkle", "shine", for someone with such a temperament.
GLENDENNING Scottish
Habitational name from a place in the parish of Westerkirk, Dumfries, recorded in 1384 as Glendonwyne. It is probably named from Welsh glyn meaning "valley" + din meaning "fort" + gwyn meaning "fair", "white".
GRABENSTEIN German
Habitational name from Grafenstein near Wohlau, Silesia.
GRADOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gradowo in Włocławek voivodeship.
GRIEZMANN German (Rare)
This is the surname of French professional footballer Antoine Griezmann.
GRIGORIAN Armenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Grigoryan used by Armenians living outside of Armenia.
GUARDIOLA Catalan
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Guardiola, from guardiola, a diminutive of guàrdia meaning "guard".
GUDAITIS Lithuanian
Ethnic name from gudas meaning "Belorussian".
GUEST English
Nickname for a stranger or newcomer to a community, from Middle English g(h)est meaning "guest", "visitor" (from Old Norse gestr, absorbing the cognate Old English giest).
GUNZENHAUSER German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from either of two places named Gunzenhausen, one in Württemberg and the other in Bavaria.
GWILLIAM Welsh
From the personal name Gwilym, Welsh form of William.
HAALAND Norwegian
From Old Norse Hávaland, derived from hár "high" and land "land, farm". This is the name of several farms in Norway.
HACKMANN German, Jewish
Occupational name for a butcher or a woodcutter.
HAJJAR Arabic
Means "stonemason" from Arabic حَجَر (ḥajar) "stone, weight".
HALABI Arabic
Means "Aleppine" in Arabic, referring to someone from the city of Aleppo in Syria.
HALBERSTADT German
Habitational name from any of various places so named, notably the city near Magdeburg and Halberstadt near Königstein in Saxony.
HANGANU Romanian
Hanganu is a Romanian surname.... [more]
HARBACH German
Habitational name from any of several places named Harbach.
HARTIKKA Finnish
Finnish surname, possibly a Finnish variant of German first name Harteke.
HAYAKAWA Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "fast river". It is written as 早川.
HAZELWOOD English
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Derbyshire, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English hæsel (or Old Norse hesli) ‘hazel (tree)’ + wudu ‘wood’; or a topographic name from this term.
HELMANIS Latvian
This is a Latvian surname. ... [more]
HENNEN German, Dutch
Patronymic of Henne.
HERBAUGH English (American)
Americanized form of German Harbach.
HERBOLSHEIMER German
Habitational name for someone from either of two places called Herbolzheim, in Baden and Bavaria.
HERGENÖTHER German
Habitational name for someone from Hergenroth near Limburg or from Hergenrode near Darmstadt, both in Hessen.
HINKEBEIN Dutch, German
Nickname for someone with a limp, from Middle Low German hinken meaning "to limp" + bein meaning "leg".
HIROSHIMA Japanese (Rare)
Hiro means "widespread,broad","generous","prosperous" depending on kanji used. Shima means "Island" the same as "jima" does. So this surname rather mean "Prosperous Island"or "Broad Island"."Generous Island" might be possible,but it's not likely used for the last name the same as it is for the given name, Hiro.
HOCHFELD German
Means "high field".
HOHENSEE German
Habitational name from any of several places so named in Pomerania and East Prussia, or perhaps from Hohenseeden near Magdeburg.
HOKKANEN Finnish
From the Karelian given name Hokka (a derivative of Russian Foka) combined with the Finnish surname suffix -nen.
HOLCOMB English
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol meaning "hollow", "sunken", "deep" + cumb meaning "valley".
HOOK English
This surname is derived from a geographical locality. "at the hook," from residence in the bend or sudden turn of a lane or valley.
HOSSEINI Persian
From the given name Hossein.
HUDDLESTUN English
Variant spelling of Huddleston.
HUDEC Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a fiddler, hudec, a derivative of housti meaning "to play the fiddle".
HUNDERTMARK German
A nickname for a wealthy man, from Middle High German hundert meaning "hundred" + mark, a denomination of coin.
HUNSBERGER German
Habitational name for someone from a place called Hunsberg or Huntsberg.
HYKA Albanian, Czech
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IDEN English
Habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as meaning "pasture by the yew trees", from ig meaning "yew" + denn meaning "pasture".
IGARASHI Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "fifty storms" .
ILGENFRITZ German
Compound patronymic, meaning "Fritz, the son of Ilg".
IMAN Muslim
(widespread throughout the Islamic world): from a personal name based on Arabic Iman.
IMMERMANN German
Habitational name for someone from a place named Immer near Oldenburg in Lower Saxony.
INGEBRETSON Norwegian
Patronymic from the German personal name Engelbrecht.
INGEBRITSON Norwegian
Patronymic from the German personal name Engelbrecht.
INGOLDSBY English
Habitational name from Ingoldsby in Lincolnshire, named from the Old Norse personal name Ingjaldr + bý meaning "farmstead", "settlement".
IRIARTE Basque
Topographic name for someone who lived between two or more settlements, from Basque iri meaning ‘"settlement", "village" + arte meaning "between".
ISAYAMA Japanese
A Japanese surname meaning "admonish mountain". A bearer of this surname is Hajime Isayama. He is a Japanese manga artist. (1986-)
ISENBARGER German, Jewish
Respelling of German or Jewish Eisenberger.
IVANČIĆ Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Ivan.
JABŁONOWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Jabłonowo or Jabłonow; both place names are from jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
JACOBSMEYER German
Habitational name from an estate so named.
JAGODZIŃSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Jagodziny, Jagodzinek, or Jagodziniec, all named with jagoda meaning "berry".
JANECZEK Polish
From a pet form of the personal name Jan.
JÄNICKE German
From a pet form of the personal name Johann.
JANMAAT Dutch
Famous bearer of this surname is Dutch footballer Daryl Janmaat.
JANNUSCH German
From a pet form of the personal name Jan.
JANOS̆KO Slovak
From a derivative of the personal name Jánoš.
JANUSZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Januszewo or Januszewice, both named with the personal name Janusz.
JARA Spanish
Habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara meaning "rockrose", "cistus".
JAROSZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Jaroszewo or Jaroszowce, places named with the personal name Jarosz.
JARZĄBEK Polish
A Polish surname meaning "Grouse". A nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
JARZOMBEK Polish
Variant spelling of Jarząbek, from jarząbek meaning "grouse", presumably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
JASKÓŁKA Polish
Nickname from Polish jaskółka meaning "swallow".
JAWORSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Jawory or Jaworze, named with Polish jawor meaning "maple", "sycamore".
JEW English
Ethnic name for a Jew, from Middle English jeu meaning "Jew" from Old French giu.
JEZIERSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Jezioro, Jeziory, Jeziora, or Jezierzyce, all places named with jezioro meaning "lake".