Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is cutenose.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Vader German (Rare)
From Middle Low German vader meaning ‘father’, ‘senior’; in the Middle Ages this was used a term of address for someone who was senior in rank or age.
Vágó Hungarian
Occupational name for a wood- or stonecutter, or butcher, from vágni ‘to cut’.
Van Look Dutch
Topographic name from look ‘enclosure’ or habitational name from a place named with this word.
van Maarschalkerweerd Dutch
Habitational name denoting someone from Maarschalkerweerd, a place near Utrecht in the Netherlands.
Veers German (Rare)
German variant of Weers.
Venzor Mexican
Northern Mexican surname, possibly of Native American origin.
Vidas Lithuanian
From a short form of the personal name Vidmantas.
Vitkus Lithuanian
From a pet form of the personal name Výtautas (a compound of vyti ‘to guide’ + tauta ‘the people’).
Vrieze Dutch
Ethnic name for a Frisian.
Wagenmann German
Occupational name from Middle High German wagenman ‘hauler’, ‘wagoner’.
Wakim Muslim
Probably a variant of Hakim.
Walenta Polish
From a derivative of the personal name Walenty.
Wali Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
Walkington English
Habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Walkington, from an unattested Old English personal name Walca + -ing- denoting association with + tūn.
Weakly English
Variant spelling of Weekley.
Weichselbraun German (Austrian)
From Weichsel, "sour cherry" in German and Braun, "brown" in German
Wertheimer German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Wertheim.
Wheeldon English
Habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Wheeldon, from Old English hweol ‘wheel’ (referring perhaps to a rounded shape) + dun ‘hill’, or from Whielden in Buckinghamshire, which is named with hweol + denu ‘valley’.
Wiggins English
Patronymic from the personal name Wiggin.
Wirta Finnish
From virta ‘stream’, used as a topographic name, also as a soldier’s name in the 17th century. Also adopted as an ornamental name, especially in western and southern Finland.
Xander German
From a short form of the personal name Alexander.
Xin Chinese
From the name of a state of Xin that existed during the Xia dynasty. King Qi (2197–2188 bc) granted this state to one of his sons, whose descendants adopted a modified form of the character for Xin as their surname.
Yamaha Japanese (Rare)
This Japanese surname is more found in Brazil than Japan, because of Japanese immigrants who immigrated from Japan to Brazil. Notable bearer of this surname: Torakusu Yamaha (Japanese entrepreneur who was the founder of the Yamaha Corporation).
Yap Chinese (Hakka), Chinese (Hokkien)
Hakka and Hokkien romanization of Ye.
Yip Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Ye.
Zubeldia Basque
A famous bearer of this surname is Aritz Aduriz Zubeldia, a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a striker.