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Chandio Sindhi, Balochi
From the given name Chand.
Chandra Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon".
Chandran Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "glittering, shining" or "moon".
Chang Korean
Variant romanization of Jang.
Chaniago Minangkabau
Derived from Malay niaga meaning "trade, business, commerce". This is the name of a Minangkabau suku (tribe).
Chanthavong Lao
From Lao ຈັນທະ (chantha) meaning "moon" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Chapel French
Occupational name for a maker of cloaks or a nickname for a person who wore a distinctive cloak, from a diminutive of Old French chape meaning "cape, cloak".
Chardin French
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Norman origin.
Charoensuk Thai
From Thai เจริญ (charoen) meaning "prosper, flourish, increase" and สุข (suk) meaning "joy, delight".
Chattopadhyay Bengali
From Chatta, the name of a village, and Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, instructor".
Chaudari Indian, Telugu
Variant transcription of Chaudhary used in Southern India.
Chaudary Urdu
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
Chauhan Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from Sanskrit चतुर् (chatur) meaning "four" or from the name of a legendary hero, Chahamana.
Chawdhuri Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
Chawdhury Bengali
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
Cheang Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Zheng.
Cheema Punjabi
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Punjabi-speaking subclan of the Jat people found in India and Pakistan, with most members being either Muslim or Sikh.
Chemso Adyghe (Russified)
From Adyghe чэмы (čămə) meaning "cow" and шъо (ŝo) meaning "skin, colour".
Cheon Korean
From Sino-Korean 天 (cheon) meaning "sky, heavens" or 千 (cheon) meaning "thousand, many".
Chergui Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic شَرْقِيّ (šarqiyy) meaning "eastern, one from the east".
Chérif Arabic (Maghrebi), Western African
Form of Sharif used in North Africa and parts of French-influenced western Africa.
Cherifi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Sharif.
Cherkaoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic شَرْقِيّ (šarqiyy) meaning "eastern", denoting someone who comes from the east (chiefly Moroccan).
Cherkassky Russian, Jewish
Name for someone from the city of Cherkasy (or Cherkassy) in Ukraine, which is of uncertain meaning.
Chernenko Ukrainian, Russian
From Ukrainian чорний (chorniy) or Russian черный (cherniy) both meaning "black".
Chernov Russian
From Russian чёрный (chyorniy) meaning "black".
Chernova Russian
Derived from Russian чёрный (chyorniy) meaning "black". Feminine counterpart of Chernov.
Chernyavsky Russian
Derived from Russian чёрный (chyornyy) meaning "black".
Chernykh Russian
Derived from Russian черный (cherniy) meaning "black".
Chetcuti Maltese
Derived from Arabic كتكوت‎‎ (katkūt) meaning "(newborn) chick, young chicken".
Chetrit Judeo-Spanish
Alternate transcription of Shitrit.
Chettiar Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Refers to a member of any of the various South Indian castes of traders, businessmen, and merchants. The name itself may be from the Tamil honorific எட்டி (eṭṭi) or from a Sanskrit word meaning "wealth".
Chew Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zhou.
Chiang Chinese
Alternate transcription of Jiang 1.
Chiang Chinese
Alternate transcription of Jiang 2.
Chien Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Jian chiefly used in Taiwan.
Chiesa Italian
Means "church" in Italian, originally a topographic name for someone who lived near a church, a habitational name from any of various places named Chiesa or perhaps an occupational name for someone who worked in a church.
Chiu Chinese
Alternate transcription of Qiu chiefly used in Taiwan.
Chiu Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Zhao.
Chong Korean
Variant romanization of Jeong.
Choo Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zhu.
Choriev Tajik, Uzbek
Masculine form of Chorieva.
Choukri Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Shukri chiefly used in Morocco.
Chowdary Indian, Telugu, Tamil
Variant of Chaudhary used in Southern India.
Chowdhary Indian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Chaudhary.
Chowdhry Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Chaudhary.
Choy Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Cai.
Chriqui Judeo-Spanish
Alternate transcription of Chouraqui.
Chronis Greek
From a short form of Greek Polychronis. The word χρόνος (chrónos) itself means "time" in Greek.
Chryssomallis Greek (Rare)
A known bearer is Yiannis Chryssomallis (1954-; also known as Yanni), a Greek-American musician.
Chrzanowski Polish
Originally denoted someone who came from a place called Chrzanów or Chrzanowo, both derived from Polish chrzan meaning "horseraddish".
Chua Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Cai.
Chuah Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Cai.
Chui Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Xu 1.
Chukho Circassian (Russified)
Derived from Adyghe цу (c°) meaning "ox, bull, buffalo" and шъхьэ (ŝḥă) meaning "head".
Chung Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Zhang.
Çiçek Turkish
Means "flower, blossom" in Turkish.
Çiftçi Turkish
Means "farmer" in Turkish.
Çınar Turkish
Means "plane tree" in Turkish (genus Platanus), derived from Persian چنار (chenar).
Cinco Filipino
From a Hispanicised form of the Hokkien surname Go.
Circelli Sicilian
Derived from Sicilian circedda meaning "(hoop) earring", originally used to denote someone who wore hoop earrings.
Citarella Neapolitan
Occupational name for someone who made or played a guitar, derived from chitarra or catarra "guitar".
Çoban Turkish
Means "shepherd" in Turkish.
Çolak Turkish
Means "one-armed, crippled" in Turkish.
Constantinides Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Konstantinidis chiefly used in Cyprus.
Constantinou Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Konstantinou chiefly used in Cyprus.
Contractor Indian (Parsi)
Parsi occupational surname for a contractor, or someone who works on the basis of a contract. As the British rule of India demanded for all Parsees to adopt a surname, many adopted English vocabulary based on their occupation (i.e. Engineer or Merchant).
Corbeddu Sardinian
Means "son of Corbu" in Sardinian.
Corpuz Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Corpus primarily used in the Philippines.
Cortès Catalan
Catalan form of Cortés.
Cortês Portuguese
Portuguese form of Cortés.
Cosain Filipino, Maranao
From the given name Cosain.
Coulibaly Western African, Manding
Francization of Bambara kulu bari meaning "without a canoe", referring to someone who crossed a river or another body of water without the use of a canoe.
Cozzolino Italian
Diminutive of Cozzo.
Cui Chinese
From Chinese 崔 (cuī) referring to a place called Cui that existed in what is now Shandong province.
Cuizon Filipino
From Hokkien 貴孫 (kuì sun) meaning "expensive grandchild" or "precious grandchild".
Cvetanov Bulgarian
Variant spelling of Tsvetanov.
Czarny Polish
Means "black" in Polish.
Dąbrowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations named Dąbrowa or Dobrów, derived from Polish dąb meaning "oak".
Dacanay Filipino, Ilocano
Meaning unknown.
Dadaşov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Dadaş".
Dagenais French (Quebec)
Denotes a person originally from the prefecture of Agen in southwestern France.
Dagohoy Filipino, Cebuano
From a shortened form of the Cebuano phrase dagon sa huyuhoy meaning "talisman of the breeze", which was the nom de guerre of Filipino rebel Francisco "Dagohoy" Sendrijas (1724-1800).
Dahan Jewish
Occupational name for a painter or a seller of oils from Arabic دُهْن (duhn) meaning "grease, fat, oil".
Dahmani Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Dahmane.
Dalidig Filipino, Maranao
Means "row" or "surround" in Maranao.
Dalisay Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "pure, chaste" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Dallaire French (Quebec)
From the given name Allaire, an older form of Hilaire.
Đàm Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Tan, from Sino-Vietnamese 譚 (đàm).
D'Amelio Italian
From the given name Amelio.
Danielyan Armenian
Means "son of Daniel".
Danilović Serbian
Means "son of Danilo".
Daoudi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Dawud (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Dar Kashmiri, Pakistani, Indian
Variant of Dhar used by Kashmiris in Pakistan.
Darouich Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Darvish (chiefly Moroccan).
D'artagnan French, Literature
Surname given to a person from Artagnan, France. It is also used by Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan, the captain of the Musketeers from the novel, "The Three Musketeers".
Daruwala Indian (Parsi)
Means "wine maker" or "wine seller" from Hindi दारू (dārū) meaning "liquor, wine, alcohol" and the suffix -वाला (-vālā) denoting an occupation.
Daruwalla Indian (Parsi)
Alternate transcription of Daruwala.
Darvish Persian
From a title denoting a Sufi ascetic, derived from the Persian word درویش (darviš) meaning "poor, needy".
Darwich Arabic
Variant transcription of Darwish.
Darwiche Arabic
Lebanese spelling of Darwish.
Darwish Arabic
Arabic form of Darvish.
Dasalan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "place of prayer" from Tagalog dasal "prayer".
Dasgupta Bengali
Combination of Das and Gupta.
Dashiev Buryat
Derived from Tibetan བཀྲ་ཤིས (bkra shis) meaning "good fortune, good luck".
Dasig Filipino, Cebuano
Means "fast, quick" or "vivacious" in Cebuano.
Dass Indian, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Das.
Datta Bengali, Indian, Odia
Variant transcription of Dutta.
Datu Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chief" in Tagalog.
Datuimam Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao datoʼ meaning "chieftain, leader" combined with Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader". It is used as a title for religious leaders.
Datumanong Filipino, Maranao
From Datomanong, the name of a character in the Maranao epic Darangen. The name itself means "two-headed lizard" in Maranao.
Datumolok Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao datoʼ meaning "chieftain, leader" and molok meaning "own, possess", used as a title of nobility.
Dauletov Kazakh
Means "son of Daulet".
Davine Irish
Variant of Devin 1.
Davitadze Georgian
Means "son of Davit".
Davitashvili Georgian
Means "son of Davit".
Davoodi Persian
From the given name Davood.
Davoudi Persian
From the given name Davoud.
Davydov Russian
Means "son of David".
Dawlatzai Pashto
Means "son of Dawlat" in Pashto.
Dayal Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit दयालु (dayālu) meaning "kind, compassionate, merciful".
Dayanghirang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chosen lady", derived from Tagalog dayang meaning "lady, princess, girl" and hirang "choice, selection".
D'Costa Indian (Christian)
Variant of Costa more common among Christians from India.
D'Cunha Indian (Christian)
Variant of Cunha more commonly used by Indian Christians.
De Indian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Dey.
Debnath Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and नाथ (natha) meaning "master, lord".
Dedeaux French
Meaning uncertain. Probably a habitual surname for someone from Deaux in Gare.
De Guzmán Spanish
Means "of Guzmán" in Spanish.
De Guzman Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of De Guzmán primarily used in the Philippines.
Dehghan Persian
Means "farmer, peasant" in Persian.
Dehghani Persian
Derived from Persian دهقان (dehqân) meaning "farmer, peasant".
De La Iglesia Spanish
Means “of the church” in Spanish.
De La Vega Spanish
Means "of the meadow" in Spanish.
De Los Reyes Spanish
Means “of the kings” in Spanish.
De Los Santos Spanish
Means "of the saints" in Spanish.
Delos Santos Spanish (Philippines)
Variant De Los Santos primarily used in the Philippines.
Delyanov Bulgarian
Derived from the Bulgarian given name Delyan.
Demchenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Demyan.
Denisenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Denysenko.
Denisovich Russian, Literature
Means “son of Denis”. Used in the 1962 book "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich."
Denysenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Denys.
Depp German
Derived from Germanic depp which is a nickname for a joker (person who plays jokes on others). A notable bearer is Johnny Depp, an American actor.
Deppe German
From a pet form of the given name Dietbert or Dietmar.
Deressa Eastern African, Amharic
From the given name Deressa.
Dervishi Albanian
Albanian form of Darwish.
Desai Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
From a feudal title derived from Sanskrit देश (desha) meaning "country, kingdom" and स्वामिन् (svamin) meaning "owner, master, lord".
De San Jose Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Means "of Saint Joseph" in Spanish.
Deshmukh Indian, Marathi
From the historical title देशमुख (deśmukh) meaning "district head", derived from Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, district" combined with मुख (múkha) meaning "face".
Deshpande Indian, Marathi
Means "district accountant", derived from Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, province" combined with पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "learned, wise man".
De Silva Sinhalese, Filipino
Sinhalese and Filipino form of Da Silva.
De Souza Portuguese
Means "of Sousa" in Portuguese, referring to the River Sousa flowing through northern Portugal. The word Sousa itself is derived from the Latin saxa, saxum meaning "stone, rock". The surname is more commonly used in Brazil and Portuguese-speaking African countries today.
Deva Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देव (devá) meaning "heavenly, divine" or "deity, god".
Deveaux French, Bahamian Creole
Means "of the valleys", derived from French val "valley".
Devi Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Odia
From Sanskrit देवी (devī́) meaning "goddess, female deity" (see the given name Devi). It is used as a surname by women who did not originally have a family name... [more]
Dey Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived either from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" or देय (deya) meaning "fit or proper (for a gift)".
Dhaliwal Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
From the name of the ancient city of Dharanagar (currently Dhar) in present-day Madhya Pradesh, India.
Dhaouadi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown; mainly found in Tunisia.
Dhar Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit उद्धार (uddhara) meaning "credit, deliverance, redemption".
Dhar Indian, Kashmiri
Meaning uncertain, possibly from an honourific title given to a village head, a strongman or a warlord.
Dhungana Nepali
From the name of a village in Nepal called Dhungani.
Diab Arabic
Derived from Arabic ذِئْب (ḏiʾb) meaning "wolf".
Di Carlo Italian
From the given name Carlo.
Di Cesare Italian
Means "son of Cesare".
Dilag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beauty, splendour, brilliancy" or "maiden" in Tagalog.
Dimaapi Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be oppressed" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and inaapi meaning "oppressed".
Dimabasa Filipino, Tagalog
Means "dry" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and basa meaning "wet, watery".
Dimacuha Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unobtainable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and makuha meaning "to obtain, to get".
Dimadukot Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unobtainable" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and dukot meaning "pull, draw out".
Dimagiba Filipino, Tagalog
Means "indestructible" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and giba meaning "demolished, destroyed".
Dimailig Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unshakable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and ilig meaning "shaking, mixing".
Dimaisip Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unfathomable" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and isip meaning "intellect, discernment".
Dimalaluan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "insurpassable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and laluan meaning "surpass, exceed".
Dimalapitan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unapproachable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and lapitan meaning "approach".
Dimaliwat Filipino, Tagalog
Means "firm, stubborn" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and liwat meaning "to transfer (liquid from one container to another)".
Dimapilis Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be dissuaded" (literally "cannot be twisted") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and pili meaning "twisted, contorted".
Di Martino Italian
From the given name Martino.
Dimasupil Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unconquerable" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and supil meaning "controlled, repressed, subdued".
Dimatatac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be marked" from di meaning "no, not" and tatak meaning "imprint, stamp, mark".
Dimatulac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "stubborn" (literally "cannot be shoved") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and tulak meaning "push, shove".
Dimaunahan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "champion" (literally "cannot be outdone") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and unahan meaning "front, head, first".
Di Mauro Italian
From the given name Mauro.
Dimayacyac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be crushed (in a fight)" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and yakyak meaning "crushed, trampled".
Dimayuga Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unshakable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and mauga meaning "shaky, wobbly".
Dimitriadis Greek
Means "son of Dimitris" in Greek.
Dimitrovski Macedonian
Means “son of Dimitar” or “son of Dimitrij” in Macedonian.
Dion French
Meaning uncertain. It may be a habitational name from any of various locations called Dion or Dionne, derived from the Gaulish element divon- meaning "(sacred) spring" or Celtic dēwos meaning "god, deity"... [more]
Diop Western African, Wolof
From Joob, the name of a Wolof clan, derived from a totemic word meaning "black craned swan" or "peacock".
Dipasupil Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be suppressed" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and supil meaning "subdued, suppressed".
Dipatuan Filipino, Maranao
From a Malay word meaning "master, sir, ruler".
Dissanayaka Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Dissanayake.
Dissanayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit देश (desha) meaning "region, country, kingdom" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Dith Khmer
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "scholar, teacher, learned man". It can also be considered a form of the Chinese surname Di.
Dixit Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Odia
Alternate transcription of Dikshit.
Dizon Filipino
From Hokkien 二孫 (di-sun) or 二孙 (di-sun) meaning "second grandson".
Djabou Arabic (Maghrebi), Central African
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Abdelmoumene Djabou (1987-), an Algerian footballer.
Djazairi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic الجزائر (al-Jazā’ir) meaning "the islands", referring to the country of Algeria or referring to an Algerian person. This surname could be used to refer to someone from the city of Algiers, or just a general Algerian person.
Djordjević Serbian
Alternate transcription of Đorđević.
Djukanović Montenegrin
Alternate transcription of Đukanović.
D'Mello Indian (Christian)
Variant of Mello more common among Christians from India.
Đặng Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Deng, from Sino-Vietnamese 鄧 (đặng).
Dönmez Turkish
Means "steadfast, steady, firm" in Turkish.
Dorji Bhutanese
Means "diamond"; derived from Tibetan. The Dorji are a prominent and powerful family in Bhutan, with some members having been monarchs or holders of government positions. In 2014, this was the most common surname in Bhutan.
Dorzhiev Buryat
From the given name Dorzho.
Doucouré Western African, Soninke
Meaning uncertain.
Dragomir Romanian
From the given name Dragomir.
Dragomirović Serbian
Means "son of Dragomir" in Serbian.
Dridi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
D'Sa Indian (Christian)
Form of De Sá more common among Christians from India.
D'Silva Indian (Christian)
Variant of Silva more common among Christians from India.
D'Souza Indian (Christian)
Form of De Souza used by Christians in India.
Dualeh Somali
Meaning unknown.
Dudaev Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Variant transcription of Dudayev.
Dudarov Ossetian (Russified)
Russified Ossetian name of unknown meaning, possibly of Turkic origin.
Dudayev Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of a Chechen and Ossetian family name of disputed meaning; the name may be derived from Ossetian дудахъхъ (dudaqq) meaning "bustard", from Ingush тат (tat) meaning "Mountain Jew", or from Circassian дадэ (dade) meaning "grandfather" or "king, head, chief"... [more]
Dudin Russian
Derived from Russian дудка (dudka), which denotes a wind-blown instrument similar to a flute or pipe. It was probably used to denote a musician or shepherd who played the flute or pipe, as well as someone who made pipes... [more]
Dudkin Russian
Derived from Russian дудка (dudka) meaning "fife, pipe", referring to a folk instrument played by shepherds. Thus, it was used to denote someone who made pipes or a shepherd who played pipes.
Duisenov Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Duysenov.
Dujardin French
Means "from the garden" in French.
Duman Turkish
Means "smoke, haze, fog" in Turkish.
Dungog Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Means "pride, honour" or "celebrity" in Hiligaynon.
Dupain French
Means "of the bread" in French, probably used as an occupational name for a baker.
Durani Pashto
Variant transcription of Durrani.
Durga Indian, Odia, Telugu
From the given name Durga, the name of a Hindu warrior goddess.
Durieux French
Derived from Old French riu meaning "river, stream", originally used to indicate someone who lived by a stream.
Durmaz Turkish
Derived from Turkish durmak meaning "to stop" or "to remain, to persist".
Durrani Pashto
Derived from Persian در (dorr) meaning "pearl". It was historically used in the phrase padshah durr-i durran meaning "king pearl of the age", a title used by Ahmad Shah Durrani, the founder of the modern state of Afghanistan.
Duterte Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicised spelling of French du tertre meaning "of the hillock, of the mound" (see Dutertre). A notable bearer is Rodrigo Duterte (1945-), the current president of the Philippines.
Dutertre French
Means "of the hillock, of the mound" in French.
Duysenov Kazakh
Means "son of Duysen".
Dzharimov Circassian (Russified)
Russified form of a Circassian name possibly from Adyghe джары (ǯ̍ārə) meaning "that is" combined with мэ (mă) meaning "this" or "smell". A notable bearer is Aslan Dzharimov (1936-), the former President of the Adyghe Republic from 1992-2002.
Dzhioty Ossetian
Most likely related to Sanskrit उज्ज्वल (ujjvala) meaning "bright, radiant, luminous".
Dzhokharov Chechen
Means "son of Dzhokhar".
Dzhopua Abkhaz
Abkhaz family name of unknown meaning.
Dzugaev Ossetian (Russified)
Probably derived from Dzuga, the name of a past ancestor and the founder of the family/clan of uncertain meaning, though it could have been used to refer to a shepherd or herder if derived from Iron Ossetian дзуг (dzug) meaning "flock, herd (of sheep or cattle)".
Ebrahimzadeh Persian
From the given name Ebrahim combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Egorov Russian
Means "son of Yegor".
Eisa Arabic
From the given name Isa 1.
Eissa Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Isa 1.
Ejercito Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish ejército meaning "army". A notable bearer was Joseph Ejercito Estrada (1937-), the 13th president of the Philippines.
Ejiofor Western African, Igbo
Means "one who acts in good faith" in Igbo. A famous bearer is British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor (1977-).
Ekanayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit एक (eka) meaning "one, single, unique" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
El Alaoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Alaoui" in Arabic.
El Amari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Amari", from the Arabic given name Ammar. Mainly found in Morocco.
El Amrani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Amrani", from the given name Imran (chiefly Moroccan).
Elbaz Judeo-Spanish, Arabic
Alternate transcription of Albaz.
El Bechir Western African
Means "the Bechir", derived from the given name Bashir. This surname is mainly used in Mauritania.
Eldessouky Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Dessouky" in Arabic, most likely referring to the city of Desouk in northern Egypt.
El Hachimi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Hachimi" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan).
Elhassan Northern African, Arabic
From Arabic حَسُنَ (ḥasuna) meaning "to be good, to be beautiful" (chiefly Sudanese).
El Idrissi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Idrissi" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan).
Eliyahu Jewish
From the given name Eliyahu.
El Jaouhari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the Jaouhari" in Arabic, Jaouhari being derived from Arabic جوهر (jawhar) "jewel, precious stone, gem, essence" (see Jawahir)... [more]
El Khoury Arabic
Means "the priest" from Arabic خوري (ḵūriyy).
El-Khoury Arabic
Alternate transcription of El Khoury.
Elmahdy Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Mahdi" from Arabic مَهْدِيّ (mahdiyy) meaning "guided one, rightly guided". In Islam, the term refers to a figure who will restore peace to the world.
Elmaleh Judeo-Spanish, Arabic
From Arabic مَالِح (māliḥ) meaning "salty, savoury", probably used to refer to a salt trader.
Elmalik Northern African, Arabic
From Arabic الْمَالِك (al-mālik) meaning "the king" or "the owner" (chiefly Sudanese).
El Masry Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Egyptian", from Arabic مِصْرِيّ (miṣriyy) meaning "Egyptian person".
El Moctar Western African
Derived from the given Moctar, a variant of Mokhtar. A bearer is Jidou El Moctar (1985–), a Mauritanian runner.
Elmurzaev Chechen
Means "son of Elmurza".