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Azaria Jewish
From the given name Azariah.
Əzimov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əzim".
Azizi Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Aziz.
Əzizov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Əziz".
Azmat Urdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
Azoulai Judeo-Spanish
Alternate transcription of Azoulay.
Azoulay Judeo-Spanish
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from French azur or Spanish azul both meaning "blue" (of Persian origin), from Tamazight izîl meaning "good, pure, sublime", or from an acronym of the Biblical passage אִשָּׁ֨ה זֹנָ֤ה וַחֲלָלָה֙ לֹ֣א יִקָּ֔חוּ (’iš-šāh zō-nāh wa-ḥă-lā-lāh lō yiq-qā-ḥū) meaning "They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane".
Baba Nigerian, Yoruba, Western African
From an honourific title used to denote a father, wise man, or an elder.
Babaev Uzbek, Tajik, Turkmen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian
Variant transcription of Babayev.
Babayan Armenian
Derived from Turkish baba meaning "father".
Babiker Arabic
From the given name Abu Bakr.
Baccay Filipino, Tagalog
Possibly from a Tagalog word meaning "to guard".
Bacolod Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Derived from Hiligaynon bakolod meaning "hill, mound, rise". This is also the name of a city in the Negros Occidental province in the Philippines.
Bacunawa Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bakunawa referring to a type of serpent or dragon in Visayan mythology.
Badawi Arabic
Means "Bedouin" in Arabic.
Badawy Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Badawi chiefly used in Egypt.
Badmaev Buryat, Kalmyk
From the given name Badma.
Baek Korean
Korean form of Bai, from Sino-Korean 白 (baek) meaning "white".
Bagrationi Georgian
Means "son of Bagrat" in Georgian. This was the name of a royal dynasty that ruled Georgia from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
Baguinda Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
From the Minangkabau title bagindo denoting a prince or member of royalty. It was probably adopted in honour of Rajah Baguinda Ali (Raja Bagindo Ali in Indonesian sources), a Minangkabau prince who became a ruler of the Sulu Archipelago.
Baguio Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicized form of Cebuano bagyo meaning "typhoon, storm".
Bahandi Filipino, Cebuano
Means "wealth, riches, treasure" in Cebuano.
Bahrami Persian
From the given name Bahram.
Bahşış Crimean Tatar
Derived from Persian بخشش (baxšeš) meaning "forgiveness, amnesty" or بخشیش‎ (bakhšīš) meaning "present, gratuity, reward".
Bai Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
Baizhanov Kazakh
Variant transcription of Bayzhanov.
Bakhtiari Persian
From the given name Bakhtiar, also used to refer to a member of the Bakhtiari tribe from southwestern Iran.
Bakshi Indian, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخشی (baxši) meaning "paymaster, scribe, secretary", used as a title for officials who distributed wages in Muslim armies.
Bakytbekov Kyrgyz (Rare)
Means "son of Bakytbek" in Kyrgyz.
Balcı Turkish
Means "beekeeper" in Turkish, ultimately from bal meaning "honey".
Balindong Filipino, Maranao
From a title of nobility meaning "philosopher, seer" in Maranao.
Balingit Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of Rajah Balingit (or Pedro Balingit), a 16th-century Filipino chief.
Balistreri Sicilian
Means "archer, crossbowman" or "crossbow maker" in Sicilian.
Balitaan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to share news" in Tagalog.
Baluyot Filipino, Tagalog, Hiligaynon
Derived from Hiligaynon baluyot meaning "sack, bag, pouch".
Banaag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "gleam, glimmer, ray" in Tagalog.
Bandara Sinhalese
From a title used for political and military leaders in the Sinhala Kingdom, which was derived from the name of a group of guardian deities in Sinhalese Buddhist belief.
Bangla Bengali
From বাংলা (Bangla), the endonym of the Bengali people, the region of Bengal (including Bangladesh), and the Bengali language. The word itself is derived either from Vanga, the name of an ancient kingdom on the Indian subcontinent, or from an Austric word meaning "sun god".
Bangon Filipino, Maranao
Means "to rise, to get up" or "plot of land" in Maranao.
Baniaga Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog banyaga meaning "foreigner".
Bansal Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Most likely derived from Sanskrit वंश (vansha) meaning "lineage, clan, race" or "bamboo".
Bao Chinese
From Chinese 包 (bāo) referring to Shen Baoxu, an official from the Chu state that existed during the Zhou dynasty.
Baquiran Filipino, Ilocano
Derived from Ilocano bakiran meaning "forest".
Barakzai Pashto
Means "son of Barak 2" in Pashto.
Barcho Circassian
Possibly derived from an Adyghe word meaning "band, lace", referring to someone who made ropes or binding tapes, or from a Chechen word referring to a tailor.
Barinov Russian
Means "son of the boyar" from Russian барин (barin) meaning "boyar, nobleman".
Barman Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit वर्मा (varman) meaning "armour, shield, protection".
Baron English, French
From a title of nobility derived from Old French baron of uncertain origin and meaning, possibly from Frankish barō meaning "servant, man, warrior". It was used as a nickname for someone who worked for a baron or for a peasant with ideas above their station.
Baron Jewish
From German or Polish baron or Russian барон (baron) meaning "baron". In Israel the name is often interpreted to mean "son of strength" from Hebrew בר און‎ (bar on).
Barseghyan Armenian
Means "son of Barsegh".
Barzegar Persian
Means "farmer" in Persian.
Basheer Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Bashir.
Basher Arabic, Bengali, Filipino, Maranao
From the given name Bashir.
Bashir Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Bashir.
Basnet Nepali
Meaning uncertain.
Basra Indian, Punjabi
From the name of a city in present-day Iraq, Basra (البصرة‎).
Bassett English
From Old French bas meaning "short", low". It was either used as a nickname for a short person or someone of humble origins.
Basumatary Indian, Bodo, Assamese
From a Sanskritized form of the Bodo name बसुमातारी (Baisamatari), which meant "mother earth" or "earthly folks". The name was originally used by landowners or landlords.
Batabor Filipino, Maranao
Means "coffeepot, teapot" or "green malong (tube skirt)" in Maranao.
Batawi Indonesian, Arabic
Means "Betawi" in Arabic, referring to an ethnic group native to the city of Jakarta in Indonesia. The name itself is from Batavia, the capital city of the Dutch East Indies (located in present-day Jakarta)... [more]
Batista Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese cognate of Bautista as well as a Spanish variant.
Batobalani Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Means "lodestone, magnet" in Cebuano and Hiligaynon.
Batra Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Of uncertain meaning.
Batubara Batak
Means "coal" in Batak.
Bauzon Filipino
Meaning unknown, of Hokkien origin.
Bayabao Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao Bayabaw, the term used to refer to traditional subdivisions of the eastern regions of Lanao.
Bayrak Turkish
Means "flag" in Turkish.
Bayramov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Bayram".
Bayzhanov Kazakh
Means “son of Bayzhan”.
Bazargan Persian
Means "merchant, trader" in Persian.
Baz-ool Tuvan (Rare)
Means "another boy" from Tuvan база (baza) meaning "also, too, another" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
Bazzaty Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ბაზი (bazi) meaning "falcon" or from a given name derived from Tatar базу (bazu) meaning "to dare" (given in hopes that a son would become a warrior).
Behera Indian, Odia
Means "owner, master, leader" in Odia.
Beifong Popular Culture
Surname of Toph from the American TV show "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Could be derived from the Chinese word "北方 (Běifāng)" meaning "north".
Bekhti Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic بَخْت (baḵt) meaning "luck, fortune".
Bekirov Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Bekir".
Bekmuratov Kazakh
Means "son of Bekmurat".
Belarbi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of the Arab" from Arabic بْن (bn) meaning "son (of)" and اَلعَرَبِيّ (al-ʿarabiyy) meaning "the Arab".
Belgasem Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Belkacem (chiefly Libyan).
Belgibaev Kazakh
Means "son of Belgibay".
Belhadi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From an Arabic name meaning "father of Hadi" (chiefly Algerian).
Belhadj Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of the pilgrim" from Arabic بْن (bn) meaning "son (of)" اَلحَاجّ (al-ḥājj) meaning "the pilgrim".
Belikov Russian
From Russian белый (beliy) meaning "white, fair".
Belkalem Arabic (Maghrebi)
This is the surname of Essaïd Belkalem (1989-), an Algerian footballer.
Ben Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Arabic بْن (bn), a form of اِبْن (ibn) meaning "son (of), offspring". It is often used as a prefix for other Maghrebi patronymic names (such as Benali "son of Ali" or Ben Amor "son of Amor").
Ben Abdallah Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Arabic بن عبد الله (bin Abd Allah) meaning "son of Abdullah".
Ben Ahmed Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Ahmad" (chiefly used in Tunisia).
Ben Ali Arabic (Maghrebi), Comorian
Maghrebi transcription of Arabic بن علي (bin Ali) meaning "son of Ali 1". A notable bearer was Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936-2019), who served as the president of Tunisia from 1987 to 2011.
Benally Navajo
From Navajo binálí meaning "his grandchild", derived from análí meaning "(paternal) grandchild". It was commonly adopted when Native Americans were required to take surnames for record purposes.
Ben Amor Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Umar" in Arabic, chiefly used in Tunisia.
Ben Asher Jewish
Means "son of Asher" in Hebrew.
Benayoun Judeo-Spanish
Means "son of Ayoun", from a Tamazight transcription of the given name Chayyim.
Ben Brahim Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Brahim" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
Benbrahim Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ben Brahim (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Ben David Jewish
Means "son of David" in Hebrew.
Ben Dor Hebrew
Means “son of Dor” in Hebrew.
Ben Ezra Hebrew
Means "son of Ezra" in Hebrew.
Benfarès Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Farès" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Ben Hadj Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of the pilgrim"; the title Hadj refers to a Muslim who has successfully completed the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This surname is mainly found in Tunisia.
Ben Haim Jewish
Means "son of Chayyim" in Hebrew.
Benhaim Judeo-Spanish, Northern African
Variant of Ben Haim used by Jews in North Africa.
Benhassi Arabic (Maghrebi)
A notable bearer is Hasna Benhassi (1978-), a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner.
Ben Hassine Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Husayn" in Arabic (chiefly Tunisian).
Ben Israel Hebrew
Means "son of Israel" in Hebrew.
Ben Jeddou Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning uncertain; primarily used in Tunisian Arabic.
Benjelloun Arabic (Maghrebi)
Of uncertain meaning, possibly of Sephardic origin.
Ben Khalifa Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Khalifa" (primarily used for Tunisian and Algerian Arabic).
Benkirane Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic بْن (bn) meaning "son" combined with كِيرَان (kīrān) meaning "forges, furnaces", possibly denoting descent of a blacksmith or metalworker (chiefly Moroccan).
Ben Larbi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Larbi" in Arabic (primarily Tunisian and Moroccan).
Ben Mansour Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Mansour" (chiefly Tunisian).
Ben Menachem Hebrew
Means "son of Menachem" in Hebrew.
Ben Mohamed Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Mohamed" (chiefly Maghrebi).
Benmoussa Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Moussa" in Arabic.
Bennani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "my son" in Hebrew, from בן (ben) meaning "son" and אני (ani) meaning "I, me". This is the name of a Moroccan family of Jewish origin that converted to Islam.
Bennouna Arabic (Maghrebi)
Most likely from Arabic بن (bin) meaning "son" and the given name Nouna, which may have been derived from an Arabic word meaning "whale, big fish" or "sabre, sword". Alternately, it may be from an Arabic name for a variety of melon... [more]
Benramdane Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ben Romdhane (chiefly Algerian).
Ben Romdhane Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Ramadan" in Arabic (chiefly Tunisian).
Bensalem Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Salem" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian).
Ben Shalom Hebrew
Means "son of peace" in Hebrew.
Ben Shushan Hebrew
Means "son of the lily" in Hebrew.
Benslimane Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Slimane" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Bentaleb Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Taleb" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Ben Yahia Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Yahia" in Arabic (chiefly Tunisian).
Ben Yair Hebrew
Means “son of Yair” in Hebrew.
Benyamina Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Yamina" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian).
Benyoucef Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Yusuf" in Arabic (chiefly used in Algeria).
Ben Younes Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Younes" in Arabic (chiefly Tunisian).
Ben Youssef Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Arabic بن يوسف (bin Yusuf) meaning "son of Yusuf".
Ben Zaied Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means “son of Zayd” in Arabic (chiefly Tunisian).
Benzaquen Judeo-Spanish
Form of Ben Zaken used by Sephardi Jews.
Ben Zvi Hebrew
Means "son of Zvi".
Bergoglio Italian
From the name of a village in Piedmont, Italy. A notable bearer is Jorge Mario Bergoglio (1936-), better known as Pope Francis, the current head of the Catholic Church.
Bernardini Italian
From the given name Bernardino.
Beshimov Kyrgyz
Possibly derived from the given name Beshim. A known bearer is Bakyt Beshimov, the deputy chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan.
Beshirov Kazakh
Means "son of Beshir".
Bestauty Ossetian
Derived from Ossetian бистэ (biste) meaning "village, suburb" or from Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent, better". In the case of the former, it would have been used to indicate the place of residence of an ancestor.
Bey Indian (Muslim), Assamese, Turkish, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master".
Bhagat Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, worshiper".
Bharucha Indian (Parsi)
Refers to the city of Bharuch in Gujarat, India, which is thought to be derived from the name of a figure in Hindu mythology.
Bhat Indian, Kashmiri, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Bhatt.
Bhaumik Bengali, Indian
Variant transcription of Bhowmik.
Bhowmick Bengali, Indian
Variant transcription of Bhowmik.
Bhowmik Indian, Bengali
Means "landowner, landlord" in Bengali, ultimately derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhūmi) "earth, soil, ground".
Bhuiyan Indian, Bengali, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Bhuyan.
Bhutto Sindhi
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of a prominent Pakistani political family of Sindhi origin. Two of its members, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928-1979) and Benazir Bhutto (1953-2007) served as prime ministers of Pakistan.
Bhuyan Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Means "landlord, chieftain", derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhumi) meaning "earth, soil".
Bibylty Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ბიბილო (bibilo) meaning "scar" or "crest", used to refer to a person with a distinctive scar on their face.
Bien-Aimé Haitian Creole
Means "beloved from French bien meaning "good" and aimé meaning "love".
Bilgin Turkish
Means "scholar, learned, pundit" in Turkish.
Bingley English
Habitational surname for someone originally from the town of Bingley in West Yorkshire, England. The name is either derived from the given name Bynna combined with the suffix -inga meaning "the people of" or from the Old English elements bing meaning "hollow" and leah meaning "woodland, clearing".
Biswas Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit विश्वास (vishvasha) meaning "trust, confidence, faith".
Bituin Filipino, Tagalog
Means "star" in Tagalog.
Bjorgman Popular Culture
The surname of Kristoff from the movie "Frozen".
Björnsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Björn". Its masculine counterpart is Björnsson.
Blount English
Variant of Blunt.
Blunt English
Nickname for a person with fair hair or a light complexion from Old French blunt meaning "blond". It was also used as a nickname for a stupid person from Middle English blunt or blont meaning "dull".
Boikov Bulgarian, Russian
Variant transcription of Boykov.
Bolatov Kazakh
Means "son of Bolat".
Bolitho Cornish
Habitational name for someone originally from the locality of Bolitho in western Cornwall, derived from Old Cornish bod or bos meaning "dwelling" combined with an unknown personal name.
Boloto Filipino, Maranao
Means "rainbow" in Maranao.
Bondoc Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog bundok meaning "mountain".
Boniadi Persian (Rare)
Probably indicated a person from the Iranian village of Boniad, possibly derived from Persian بنیاد (bonyad) meaning "foundation, base". A notable bearer is Iranian-English actress Nazanin Boniadi (1980-).
Bonifacio Portuguese, Spanish
From the given name Bonifacio.
Borbak-ool Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan борбак (borbak) meaning "round, rounded, spherical" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
Boscolo Italian
Habitational name for someone who lived by a forest, derived from Italian bosco meaning "woods, forest".
Botros Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
From the given name Botros.
Boualem Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Alam" (see Boualem); mainly found in Algeria.
Bouazizi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Aziz" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi). A notable bearer was Mohamed Bouazizi (1984-2011), a Tunisian street vendor who set himself on fire... [more]
Bouchaib Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of Shoaib"; mainly found in Morocco and Algeria.
Bouchareb Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of the moustache" or "father of the drinker" from Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū) meaning "father" and شَارِب (šārib) meaning "moustache" or "drinker".
Bouhired Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown. A notable bearer is Djamila Bouhired (1935-), an Algerian militant and nationalist who opposed the French rule over Algeria.
Bouhouche Berber, Northern African
Kabyle name possibly derived from Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū) meaning "father" and حَوْش (ḥawš) meaning "courtyard, enclosure, farm" (chiefly Algerian).
Boukhalfa Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of the successor" in Arabic (see Khalaf or Khalifa).
Boukharouba Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown, possibly of Kabyle origin. A notable bearer was Algerian revolutionary and President Houari Boumediene (1932-1978), who was born as Mohamed ben Brahim Boukharouba.
Boumediene Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Midian" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian). A notable bearer was Houari Boumediene (1932-1978), born as Mohamed ben Brahim Boukharouba, an Algerian revolutionary who served as the second President of Algeria from 1976-1978.
Boushab Western African
Used in Mauritania.
Boutaleb Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Arabic أبو طالب (ʾabū ṭālib) meaning "father of Talib".
Boutayeb Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Tayeb" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan).
Bouteflika Arabic (Maghrebi)
Possibly means "one who makes things explode" in Algerian Arabic. A famous bearer is Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937-), who served as president of Algeria from 1999 to 2019.
Boutella Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Means "father of the mountain" or "father of the hill", from Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū) meaning "father (of)" and تَلّ (tall) meaning "hill, foothill". Two notable bearers include father and daughter Safy (1950-) and Sofia (1982-) Boutella, an Algerian singer and an Algerian-French actress, respectively.
Boutros Arabic, Coptic
Variant transcription of Botros.
Bouzaher Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Zaher" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian).
Bouzaid Arabic (Maghrebi)
Possibly a variant of Bouzid.
Bouzid Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Zayd".
Bouzidi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of Zayd".
Boyajyan Armenian
Means "son of the painter" from Armenian պոյաճի (poyači) meaning "dyer, painter".
Boykov Bulgarian, Russian
Means "son of Boyko".
Bozkurt Turkish
Means "grey wolf" from Turkish boz meaning "grey" and kurt meaning "wolf".
Brahmi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Brahim.
Britaev Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname of unknown meaning.
Bubikoğlu Turkish
Means "son of Bubik".
Bui Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Bùi.
Bulalacao Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bulalakaw meaning "meteor, shooting star".
Bulan Filipino, Cebuano
Means "moon" in Cebuano.
Bulguchev Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush surname derived from the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The clan's name is derived from the name Bulguch of unknown meaning.
Butt Urdu, Kashmiri
Urdu and Kashmiri form of Bhatt.
Buttigieg Maltese
Unaccented form of Buttiġieġ.
Bux Urdu, Sindhi
Derived from Persian بخش (bakhsh) meaning "fortune" or "section, portion, part".
Caasi Filipino, Ilocano
Means "pitiful" in Ilocano.
Cabahug Filipino, Cebuano
Means "feeder" from Cebuano bahog meaning "feed, slop".
Cabatuan Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano kabatoan meaning "rocky area, rocky place".
Cabugatan Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao kabugatan, a historical title for a crown prince.
Cai Chinese
From Chinese 蔡 (cài) referring to the ancient state of Cai that existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Henan province.
Çakır Turkish
Means "greyish blue (eyes)" in Turkish.
Çakmak Turkish
Means "lighter" in Turkish, referring to a tool used to ignite fire. This is also the name of a village in Antalya Province, Turkey.
Caldera Spanish
Derived from Spanish caldera meaning "basin, crater, hollow", ultimately from Latin caldarium or caldaria both meaning "hot bath, cooking pot". The word also denotes a depression in volcanoes, and it is commonly used as an element for surnames denoting streams or mountains.
Calinao Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Derived from Cebuano and Hiligaynon kalinaw meaning "calmness, peace, tranquility".
Çalışkan Turkish
Means "hard-working, diligent, assiduous" in Turkish.
Calumpang Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog kalumpang meaning "wild almond tree".
Camama Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao kamama meaning "manly, masculine".
Camantigue Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog kamantigi meaning "garden balsam (a type of plant)".
Cammarata Italian
Habitational name from any of various places in Sicily named Cammarata, all derived from Greek καμάρα (kamara) meaning "vault".
Camus French
Means "flat-nosed" in French.
Candemir Turkish
Means "iron soul" from Turkish can meaning "soul, spirit" and demir meaning "iron".
Canlas Filipino, Pampangan
Derived from Kapampangan kanlas meaning "future".
Čáp Czech
Means "stork" in Czech.
Capaldo Italian
Probably a diminutive of Italian capo meaning "head", perhaps used as a nickname for a stubborn or hard-headed person.
Capraro Italian
Occupational name for a goatherd, derived from Italian capra meaning "goat".
Capule Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain.
Carim Filipino, Maranao
From the given name Carim.
Caringal Filipino, Tagalog
Means "very beautiful, very handsome", from Tagalog dingal "beautiful, handsome".
Carmona Spanish
Habitational name from any of various locations named Carmona, derived from Phonecian qʾrt-ḥmn meaning "city of Hammon" (the name of a Carthaginian deity).
Cartagena Spanish
From the name of the city of Cartagena in southeastern Spain, derived from Latin Carthāgō Nova meaning "New Carthage" (ultimately derived from Phonecian qrt-ḥdšt meaning "new city").
Casa Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Means "house" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.
Casagrande Italian
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations called Casagrande or Casa Grande, derived from Italian casa meaning "house" and grande meaning "big, large".
Castonguay French (Quebec)
From a combination of Gaston and Guay, the name of a 17th-century French immigrant to Quebec, Canada.
Catacutan Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog katakutan meaning "fear, fright".
Catapang Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog tapang meaning "bravery, courage".
Cavadov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Cavad".
Cayabyab Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog yabyab meaning "pounding of rice grains".
Cazacu Romanian
From the name of the Cazacu River which flows through Romania.
Çeçen Turkish, Chechen (Expatriate)
Means "Chechen" in Turkish, used by those of Chechen descent living in Turkey.
Cengiz Turkish
From the given name Cengiz.
Césaire French, Haitian Creole
From the given name Césaire. A notable bearer was Aimé Césaire (1913-2008), a Martiniquais politician and writer.
Çetin Turkish
Means "hard, tough" in Turkish.
Çetinkaya Turkish
Means "hard rock" from Turkish çetin meaning "hard, tough" combined with kaya meaning "rock".
Çevik Turkish
Means "nimble, agile, quick" in Turkish.
Chadhari Indian, Gujarati
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
Chahine Arabic
Variant transcription of Shahin (chiefly Lebanese).
Chaichana Thai
From Thai ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and ชนะ (chana) meaning "win, conquer, defeat".
Chaikham Thai
From Thai ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and คำ (kham) meaning "gold" or "word, speech".
Chaiwong Thai
From Thai ใจ (chai) meaning "heart, mind, spirit" or ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and วงศ์ (wong) meaning "lineage, family, dynasty".
Chaiyasing Thai
From Thai ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and สิงห์ (sing) meaning "lion".
Chakarov Bulgarian
Possibly means "son of Chakar".
Chakraborty Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Eastern Indian form of Chakravarti.
Chakravarti Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit चक्रवर्तिन् (chakravartin) meaning "world-ruler, emperor, monarch" (literally "wheel-turner" or "one who's wheels are turning"), from चक्र (chakra) meaning "wheel, circle" and वर्तिन् (vartin) meaning "abiding, moving, turning"... [more]
Chalamet French
Nickname for someone who played the reed or an occupational name for seller of torches, from a regional form of Old French chalemel meaning "reed" or "blowtorch". A notable bearer is American actor Timothée Chalamet (1995-).
Chalhoub Arabic
Variant transcription of Shalhoub.
Chamanara Persian
Occupational name for a gardener, derived from Persian چمن (chaman) meaning "lawn, meadow" and آرا (ara) meaning "arrange, decorate".
Chan Khmer
Means "moon" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra).
Chand Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".