Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is Infinitas.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Shubin Russian
Derived from Russian шуба (shuba) meaning "fur coat".
Shukla Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (shukla) meaning "white, bright, pure".
Shukri Arabic
From the given name Shukri.
Shum Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Shen.
Shyamalan Indian (Rare), Malayalam (Rare)
Derived from the given name Shyamal or Shyama. This is the surname of Manoj "M... [more]
Sibunrueang Thai
From Thai ศรี (si) meaning "glory, honour, fame" combined with บุญ (bun) meaning "merit" and เรือง (rueang) meaning "bright, glowing, brilliant".
Sicat Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog sikat meaning "rising" or "splendour, brilliance".
Siddig Northern African, Arabic
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend" (chiefly Sudanese).
Siddiq Arabic, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣiddīq) meaning "truthful, veracious".
Siddique Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Siddiqui.
Sidiqi Pashto, Persian, Afghani
Means "the veracious" from Arabic صَدَقَ (ṣadaqa) meaning "to be truthful, to be sincere". It is also a variant of Persian Sadeghi.
Sidorenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Sydorenko.
Sigurðardóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Sigurður" in Icelandic. This surname is used as a patronymic. Its masculine counterpart is Sigurðsson.
Sihawong Thai
From Thai สีหะ (siha) meaning "lion" and วงศ์ (wong) meaning "lineage, family, dynasty".
Sikumbang Minangkabau
Allegedly from the phrase si kumbang meaning "black tiger", probably derived from Minangkabau kumbang which can mean "beetle" or "tiger, leopard". The name may have been used to refer to Tamil settlers from southern India who had darker skin and practised a tiger-like form of martial arts... [more]
Silang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "mountain pass, path" in Tagalog.
Sim Chinese (Hokkien), Korean
Hokkien romanization of Shen as well as the Korean form.
Simion Romanian
From the given name Simion.
Simonov Russian
Means "son of Simon".
Simonyan Armenian
Means "son of Simon 1".
Singha Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Singkham Thai
From Thai สิงห์ (sing) meaning "lion" and คำ (kham) meaning "gold" or "word, speech".
Sinha Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" (see Singh).
Sioson Filipino
From Hokkien 小孫 (sió-sun) meaning "small grandchild".
Sitdikov Bashkir, Tatar
Either derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend" or صَادِق (ṣādiq) meaning "true, truthful, veracious".
Situ Chinese
From Chinese 司徒 (sītú), which was a title for one of the highest ranking government positions in ancient China.
Skrastiņa Latvian
Feminine form of Skrastiņš.
Slimani Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Sulayman.
Smagulov Kazakh
Means "son of Smagul".
Smailov Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Smail".
Smirnoff Russian
Variant transcription of Smirnov.
Smirnova Russian
Feminine equivalent of Smirnov.
Sobirov Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Sobir".
Soddu Sardinian
Possibly from a nickname meaning "money, coin" or from the given name Soddì.
Sodiqov Uzbek
Uzbek form of Sadykov.
Sohrabi Persian
From the given name Sohrab.
Soikham Thai
From Thai สร้อย (soi) meaning "necklace" and คำ (kham) meaning "gold".
Sok Khmer
Means "healthy, peaceful, happy, pleasant" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit सुख (sukha).
Solanki Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From a vernacular name for the Chaulukya, a dynasty that ruled parts of northwestern India (in what is now Gujarat and Rajasthan) between the 10th and 13th centuries, of uncertain meaning.
Soleimani Persian
From the given name Soleiman.
Soliman Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Sulayman.
Solovyov Russian
Derived from Russian соловей (solovey) meaning "nightingale".
Soltanov Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Sultanov.
Sönmez Turkish
Means "eternal, inextinguishable, unquenchable" in Turkish.
Soomro Pakistani, Sindhi
From the name of the city of سامراء (Sāmarrāʾ) in present-day Iraq. This is the name of a Sindhi tribe in southeastern Pakistan, along with a historical regional dynasty in India (the Soomra).
Sordino Literature
The surname of Melinda "Mel" Sordino, the main character of Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak (1999). Her surname was apparently derived from Italian sordino meaning "mute" or "deaf".
Sotelo Spanish
From any of various places in Galicia named Soutelo, derived from Galician souto meaning "grove, plantation".
Soudani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "Sudanese (referring to a person from Sudan)", derived from Arabic سُودَانِيّ (sūdāniyy).
Soueidi Western African
Mainly found in Mauritania.
Soueilem Western African
Meaning unknown—this surname is mainly found in Mauritania.
Sovereign French
Translation of the French surname Souverain which is derived from Old French souverain meaning "high place".
Sovereign English
Occupational surname for a leader or supervisor, derived from the English word sovereign meaning "possessing supreme or ultimate power".
Spezia Italian
Means "spice, drug" in Italian. It was used to denote someone who worked as a spicer or apothecary.
Srisuwan Thai
From Thai ศรี (si) meaning "glory, honour, splendour" combined with สุวรรณ (suwan) meaning "gold".
Srivastav Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Telugu
Variant transcription of Shrivastav.
Srivastava Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Shrivastav.
Stalin Russian (Modern)
Surname adopted by the Georgian-Soviet revolutionary and politician Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (1878-1953), whose birth name was Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili... [more]
Stambouli Arabic (Maghrebi)
Habitational name for someone originally from Istanbul, Turkey.
Stanikzai Pashto
Of unknown meaning. The Stanikzai are a Pashtun tribe in Afghanistan.
Stepanenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Stepan.
Stepanian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Stepanyan.
Stepanyan Armenian
Means "son of Stepan".
Stoianov Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Stoyanov.
Strachan Scottish
Scottish habitational name from a place in the parish of Banchory, Kincardineshire, which is first recorded in 1153 in the form Strateyhan, and is perhaps named from Gaelic srath ‘valley’ + eachain, genitive case of eachan ‘foal’.
Suealueang Thai
From Thai เสือ (suea) meaning "tiger" and เหลือง (lueang) meaning "yellow".
Sukkasem Thai
From Thai ศุข (suk) meaning "joy, happiness, delight" and เกษม (kasem) meaning "contentment, happiness".
Suksamran Thai
From Thai สุข (suk) meaning "joy, delight" and สำราญ (samran) meaning "happy, joyful".
Sulaiman Arabic, Maguindanao, Urdu
From the given name Sulayman.
Sulayman Arabic
From the given name Sulayman.
Suleiman Arabic
From the given name Sulayman.
Suleymanov Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Süleymanov.
Suleymenov Kazakh
Means "son of Suleymen".
Sultonov Uzbek, Tajik
Uzbek and Tajik form of Sultanov.
Summerset English
Regional surname for someone from Somerset, an area in England. The name is derived from Old English sumer(tun)saete meaning "dwellers at the summer settlement".
Suriyawong Thai
From Thai สุริย (suriya) meaning "sun, solar" and วงศ์ (wong) meaning "lineage, family, dynasty".
Suwan Thai
Means "gold" in Thai.
Suwannarat Thai
From Thai สุวรรณ (suwan) meaning "gold" and รัตน์ (rat) meaning "gem, jewel".
Suwanrat Thai
From Thai สุวรรณ (suwan) meaning "gold" and รัตน์ (rat) meaning "gem, jewel".
Sveshnikov Russian
Russian surname with unknown meaning.
Sy Filipino, Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Li 1 or Shi chiefly used in the Philippines.
Sydorenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Isidor.
Sydykov Kyrgyz, Kazakh
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend" or صَادِق (ṣādiq) meaning "true, truthful, veracious".
Syndulla Popular Culture
The surname of Hera from the show "Star Wars Rebels".
Tabatabaei Persian
From the name of Ibrahim Tabataba ibn Ismail, a descendant of Ali. He was supposedly given the name because he pronounced the Persian word قبا (qaba) (meaning "garment, cloak") as طبا (taba).
Tadevosyan Armenian
Means "son of Tadevos".
Taghizadeh Persian
From the given name Taghi combibned with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Tagore Indian, Bengali
Bengali form of Thakur.
Taguchi Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Taha Arabic
From the given name Taha.
Tahara Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Taheri Persian
From the given name Taher.
Tahmasebi Persian
From the given name Tahmasp.
Takamiya Japanese
From Japanese 高 (taka) meaning "tall, high" and 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace".
Takasaki Japanese
From Japanese 高 (taka) meaning "tall, high" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Takashima Japanese
From Japanese 高 (taka) meaning "tall, high" and 島 or 嶋 (shima) meaning "island".
Talbi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Talib.
Talgatov Kazakh
Means "son of Talgat".
Talıbov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Talıb".
Tamano Japanese
From Japanese 玉 (tama) meaning "jewel, ball, sphere" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" or 乃 (no), a possessive particle.
Tamaru Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "paddy, field" combined with 丸 (maru) meaning "whole, complete".
Tamazashvili Georgian
Means "son of Tamaz".
Tamazight Berber, Northern African
Derived from ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗⵜ (Tamaziɣt), the Berber (Amazigh) name for the collective Berber language family used in North Africa.
Tan Turkish
Means "dawn, daybreak" in Turkish.
Tan Chinese
From Chinese 谭 (tán) referring to the state of Tan that existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Shandong province.
Tanabe Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 辺 or 邊 (nabe) meaning "area, place".
Tandon Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Of unknown meaning.
Tang Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Deng.
Tangara Western African, Manding
Malian Bambara surname of unknown meaning.
Tanglao Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog tanglaw meaning "light, illumination" (a poetic word), ultimately from Hokkien 燈樓 or 灯楼 (teng-lâu).
Tanjung Minangkabau, Batak
From Indonesian tanjung meaning "cape, headland, point". This is the name of both a Minangkabau tribe from West Sumatra and a Batak tribe from North Sumatra.
Tannen German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony or Baden named with German Tannen ‘pine’, or from a short form of any of the many compound names formed with this element... [more]
Tanyag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "renowned, eminent, famous" in Tagalog.
Tartakovsky Russian, Jewish
Name for someone originally from the town of Tartakiv (or Tartakov) in Ukraine, derived from Ukrainian тартак (tartak) meaning "sawmill".
Taş Turkish
Means "stone" in Turkish.
Taşkın Turkish
Means "flood" in Turkish.
Taşkıran Turkish
Means "stone breaker" from Turkish taş meaning "stone, rock" and kıran meaning "destroyer, breaker, pestilence".
Tatarshao Abazin
Possibly from a nickname for a Tatar person.
Tatlonghari Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog Tatlong Hari literally meaning "three kings", referring to the biblical Magi or the Epiphany (the appearance of Jesus to the Magi).
Tawfik Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Tawfiq.
Tay Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zheng.
Taysumov Chechen
Means "son of Taysum".
Tecson Filipino
From Hokkien 德孫 (tiak sun) meaning "virtuous grandchild, benevolent grandchild". The bearers of this name are said to be descended from any of the three Tek Son brothers who originally came from Guangzhou, China.
Tee Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Zheng.
Teh Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zheng.
Teheiura Tahitian
From the given name Teheiura.
Teimouri Persian
From the given name Teimour (see Timur).
Tekin Turkish
From an Old Turkish title meaning "prince".
Temirov Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Tajik
Means "son of Temir".
Teng Chinese
From Chinese 滕 (téng) referring to the ancient state of Teng, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Shandong province.
Teng Chinese
Alternate transcription of Deng as well as the Hokkien and Teochew romanization of the name.
Tenzin Bhutanese
From the given name Tenzin.
Teo Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zhang.
Teodorescu Romanian
Means "son of Teodor".
Teoh Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Zhang.
Teramoto Japanese
From Japanese 寺 (tera) meaning "Buddhist temple" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Tesfaye Amharic, Ethiopian
From the given name Tesfaye.
Teshigawara Japanese
From Japanese 勅 (te) meaning "imperial order", 使 (shi) meaning "messenger, envoy", 河 (ga) meaning "river", and 原 (wara) meaning "field".
Teshome Eastern African, Amharic
From the given name Teshome.
Tesla Serbian
From a special kind of ax a woodworker would use - adze, called tesla.... [more]
Thạch Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Shi from Sino-Vietnamese 石 (thạch).
Thakkar Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity".
Thammavong Lao
From Lao ທຳມະ (thamma) meaning "dharma, virtue, righteousness" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Thapa Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Odia
From an ancient military rank used in the Khasa Kingdom, which ruled parts of South Asia from the 11th to 14th centuries.
Tharu Nepali
Possibly refers to the Tharu, an indigenous ethnic group of Nepal.
Theron Southern African, Afrikaans, Occitan
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations in Occitanie named Théron or Thérond, ultimately from Latin torus meaning "elevation, height, embankment". A famous bearer is South African and American actress Charlize Theron (1975-).
Thirimanne Sinhalese
From an element with an unknown meaning combined with Sanskrit माने (māne) meaning "meaning, purpose".
Tian Chinese
From Chinese 田 (tián) meaning "field, farmland".
Tibayan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "strengthen, secure, steady" in Tagalog.
Tikhonov Russian
Means "son of Tikhon".
Timofeev Russian
Means "son of Timofey".
Titov Russian
Means "son of Tit".
Tkhakushinov Circassian (Russified)
Of unknown meaning. A notable bearer is Aslan Tkhakushinov (1947-), a former Head of the Republic of Adygea.
Tlebzu Circassian (Russified)
Derived from Adyghe лӏы (ḷə) meaning "husband, man" and бзэу (bzăw) meaning "deer, stag".
Tlemsani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Tlemcen, the name of a city in north-western Algeria.
Vietnamese form of Su from Sino-Vietnamese 蘇 (tô).
Tolegenov Kazakh
Means "son of Tolegen".
Tolstoy Russian
Means "fat" from Russian толстый (tolstyy) meaning "thick, stout, fat". This was the name of a Russian family of nobility; a notable member was Count Lev "Leo" Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian writer.
Tomaszek Polish
From the given name Tomasz.
Tominaga Japanese
From Japanese 富 or 冨 (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance" and 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Tomonaga Japanese
From Japanese 朝 (tomo) meaning "morning, epoch, period" and 長 (naga) meaning "long" or 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Tomonaga Japanese
From Japanese 友 (tomo) meaning "friend" and 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Torkington English
From the name of a place in Greater Manchester, originally meaning "Tork's settlement" (Tork being a name or nickname combined with Old English tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town").
Torshkhoev Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush family name derived the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The clan's name itself is derived from ТӀаьрши (Tarsh), a village in Ingushetia, of unknown meaning.
Toscano Italian, Spanish
Originally indicated someone who came from the region of Tuscany in central Italy.
Tosun Turkish
Means "bullock" or "healthy, plump, stout" in Turkish.
Touati Arabic (Maghrebi), Judeo-Spanish
Habitational name denoting someone who originally came from the region of Touat (or Tuat) in Algeria.
Touilbini Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Abdelaziz Touilbini (1978-), an Algerian boxer.
Tounsi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic تُونِسِيّ (tūnisiyy) meaning “Tunisian”, ultimately from تُونِس (tūnis) meaning "Tunisia, Tunis". It can refer to a native of the country of Tunisia, someone from the city of Tunis (in Tunisia), or the Tunisian Tounsi dialect of Arabic.
Touzani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Possibly derived from Aït Touzine, the name of a Rifian tribe in Morocco.
Tovmasyan Armenian
Means "son of Tovmas".
Trabelsi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Habitational name for someone originally from the city of Tripoli in Libya from Arabic طَرَابُلُس (ṭarābulus). The city's name ultimately comes from Ancient Greek Τρίπολις (Trípolis) meaning "three cities", from τρι- (tri-) meaning "three" and πόλις (pólis) meaning "city".
Trabelssi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Trabelsi.
Trang Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zhuang from Sino-Vietnamese 莊 (trang).
Traoré Western African, Manding
Francization of Manding Tarawele, which is of uncertain etymology. It was originally used by 13th-century Malian warrior Tiramakhan and possibly means "going to call it".
Tremayne Cornish
Name for someone from any of various locations called Tremayne (or Tremaine), from Cornish tre meaning "home, settlement, town" and men meaning "stone".
Triệu Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zhao, from Sino-Vietnamese 趙 (triệu).
Trieu Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Triệu.
Trịnh Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zheng, from Sino-Vietnamese 鄭 (trịnh).
Trinidad Filipino, Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity.
Tripathi Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit त्रिपाठिन् (tripathin) meaning "one who has studied three Vedas".
Trivedi Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows the three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (tri) meaning "three" and वेद (veda) meaning "Veda".
Trofimov Russian
Means "son of Trofim".
Truong Vietnamese
Simplified form of Trương.
Tsai Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Cai chiefly used in Taiwan.
Tsaritsyn Russian
From a former name of the Russian city of Volgograd that was used from 1589 to 1925. The name is from Царица (Tsaritsa), a small river and a tributary of the Volga, which was probably derived from Tatar сары су (sary su) meaning "yellow water".
Tsarnaev Chechen (Rare)
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Chechen царна (tsarna) meaning "them, they" or from an unknown given name or nickname. This is the surname of brothers Tamerlan (1986-2013) and Dzhokhar (1993-) Tsarnaev, the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Tseng Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Zeng chiefly used in Taiwan.
Tserenov Kalmyk
Means "son of Tseren".
Tshering Bhutanese
From Tibetan ཚེ (tshe) "life" and རིང (ring) "long".
Tsiklauri Georgian
Meaning uncertain.
Tsikunib Circassian (Russified)
Derived from Adyghe цӏыкӏу (c̣əḳ°) meaning "little" and ныбэ (nəbă) meaning "stomach, belly".
Tso Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Cao.
Tsoi Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Cai.
Tsoy Korean (Russified)
Russified form of Choi used by ethnic Koreans living in former Soviet territories.
Tsui Chinese
Alternate transcription of Cui.
Tsyrenov Buryat
Derived from Tibetan ཚེ་རིང (tshe ring) meaning "long life, longevity".
Tufan Turkish
From the given name Tufan.
Tüfekçi Turkish
Means "gunsmith" in Turkish.
Tuguz Circassian (Russified)
Derived from Adyghe тыгъужъ (təġ°ẑ) meaning "wolf".
Tulush Tuvan
Possibly from a Tuvan tribal measurement used to denote a month or member of a tribe.
Tumgoev Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush surname, which is from the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The clan's name itself is derived from Tumag (ТIумагI), the name of a village in Ingushetia, possibly meaning "to see with the heart" in Ingush.
Tunç Turkish
From the given name Tunç.
Tunstall English
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations in England named Tunstall, derived from Old English tun meaning "enclosure, garden, farm" and steall meaning "position, place, site".
Turbin Russian
From the nickname Турба (Turba) which was probably derived from an old dialectal word meaning "face, snout, muzzle (of an animal)", used as a name for a person with an unpleasant or ugly appearance... [more]
Türkmen Turkish, Turkmen
Refers to a Turkmen person (someone from the present-day nation of Turkmenistan). The ethnonym itself is believed to be derived from Türk combined with the Sogdian suffix -man (thus meaning "almost Turk") or from Türk combined with Arabic إِيمَان (ʾīmān) meaning "faith, belief, religion".
Tursynbaev Kazakh
Means "son of Tursynbay".
Tursynov Kazakh
Means "son of Tursyn".
Tzur Jewish
Means "rock, cliff" in Hebrew.
Uddin Bengali, Urdu, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn) meaning "the religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
Uentillie Navajo
From Navajo ayóí meaning "very" and áníldííl meaning "husky, large".
Ullah Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "of Allah, of God" from Arabic اللّٰه (Allah) referring to the monotheistic god in Islam. It is commonly used as a component in given names.
Ulusoy Turkish
Means "great lineage", derived from Turkish ulu meaning "supreme, great, exalted" combined with soy meaning "ancestry, lineage".
Ulyanov Russian
Means "son of Ulyan". A notable bearer was Vladimir Ulyanov (1870-1924), a Russian revolutionary better known as Vladimir Lenin.
Umar Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Umar.
Ünal Turkish
Means "become famous" or "become well-known" in Turkish.
Ünlü Turkish
Means "famous, celebrity" in Turkish.
Unnikrishnan Malayalam
Means "Lord Krishna" or "young Krishna", a combination of the title and given name ഉണ്ണി (uṇṇi) meaning "infant boy, young boy" and the name of Krishna, Hindu deity.
Upadhyay Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher".
Upadhyaya Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Assamese
Variant transcription of Upadhyay.
Urata Japanese
From Japanese 浦 (ura) meaning "bay, inlet" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Urusov Russian
From Slavic urush which means "warrior". This was the surname of a noble family in Russia.
Uy Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Huang primarily used in the Philippines.
Uysal Turkish
Means "docile, easygoing, peaceful" in Turkish.
Uzhakhov Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush surname derived the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The clan's name is possibly derived from a given name, in turn possibly from an Ingush word meaning "bold, strong".
Vadelov Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush family name, which is from the name of an Ingush teip (clan) which is of disputed origin, possibly derived from Ingush да (da) meaning "father", Arabic وَعْد (waʿd) meaning "promise" (through Turkish vaat), or from the hypothetical name Vadel derived from Lezgin вад (vad) meaning "five" (hypothetically given to the fifth-born child of a family).
Vagabov Chechen, Dagestani
Means "son of Vagab".
Vaitov Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Vait".
Vakhaev Chechen
Means "son of Vakha".
Vəliyev Azerbaijani
Means "son of Vəli".
Valiyev Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Vəliyev.
Van Niekerk Afrikaans, Southern African
Topographic name for any of the various locations named Nieuwerkerk in The Netherlands or Nieuwerkerken in Belgium. The name itself means "of the new church" from Dutch van meaning "of" combined with nieuw meaning "new" and kerk meaning "church".
Varaev Chechen
Chechen surname of unknown meaning.
Vardanian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Vardanyan.
Varsonofyev Russian (Rare)
Means "son of Varsonofy"; rarely used as a surname.
Vartanyan Armenian
Variant transcription of Vardanyan.
Vasilakis Greek
Patronymic meaning "son of Vasilis".
Vasilenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Vasylenko.
Vasin Russian
Derived from the given name Vasya.
Vasseur French
From Old French vavasour meaning "subvassal", a historical term used to refer to a tenant of a baron or lord who also had tenants under him.
Vasylenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Vasyl.
Vəzirov Azerbaijani
Means "son of the vizier", from the Arabic title وَزِير (wazīr) denoting a minister or high-ranking official in an Islamic government.
Velikov Bulgarian
Means "son of Veliko".
Venkatesh Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
Means "lord of Venkata", from Venkata, the name of a hill in southern India (see Venkata), combined with Sanskrit ईश (īśa) meaning "lord, master, husband" (see Isha).
Venturini Italian
From the given name Venturino.
Vera Spanish
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations in Spain named Vera or La Vera from Spanish meaning "shore, bank".
Vernier French
Surname for a person who lived near an alder tree. Also a variant of Garnier and Varnier and the eastern French form of Warner.
Vikentiev Russian
Means "son of Vikentiy".
Vikentiyev Russian
Variant transcription of Vikentiev.
Vilavong Lao
From Lao ວິລະ (vila) meaning "hero, brave, courage" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Vilhjálmsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Vilhjálmur". Its masculine counterpart is Vilhjálmsson.
Vilkas Lithuanian
Means "wolf" in Lithuanian.
Villalba Spanish
Habitual surname for someone from any of the various Spanish locations named Villalba. The name is derived from Spanish villa meaning "farmstead, settlement" and albo meaning "white".
Vinther Danish
Danish variant of Winter.
Vlachos Greek
Means "Vlach" in Greek.