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Abdul-Karim Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Karim.
Ahmadinejad Persian
Means "descendant of Ahmad" in Persian. This surname is borne by former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956-).
Akbarzadeh Persian
From the given name Akbar combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
Akhmadullina Tatar, Bashkir
Feminine transcription of Akhmadullin.
al-Ahmar Arabic
From the given name Ahmar.
al-Ansari Arabic
Variant form of Ansari.
al-Dulaimi Arabic
Means "the Dulaimi", referring to a person from the Dulaim (الدليم) royal tribe of Iraq, Syria, Kuwait and Jordan.
Alexandrova Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrova.
al-Husseini Arabic
Derived from the given name Hussein.
al-Kashgari Uyghur, Arabic
Variant form of Kashgari. A famous bearer was Mahmud al-Kashgari (1005-1102), an 11th-century Kara-Khanid scholar and lexicographer of the Turkic languages from the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang, China.
al-Logari Pashto, Persian
Denoted a person from Logar, one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan.
al-Musrati Arabic (Maghrebi)
Denoted a person from Misrata (also spelled Misurata or Misratah), a city in the Misrata district in northwestern Libya.
al-Muzaffari Arabic
From the given name Muzaffar.
Alptekin Turkish, Uyghur
From Turkish alp meaning "brave, hero" and the Old Turkish title tegin meaning "prince".
al-Shebani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Shebani (chiefly Libyan).
Alyokhin Russian
Derived from the given name Alyokha, a diminutive of Aleksey.
Alyokhina Russian
Feminine counterpart of Alyokhin.
Anzorova Chechen
Feminine transcription of Anzorov.
Aoun Arabic
Means "help, support" in Arabic (chiefly Lebanese).
Ármannsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ármann". Used exclusively by women.
Ashbrook English
Derived from Old English east and broc.
Aslanbekova Chechen
Feminine form of Aslanbekov.
Attenborough English (British)
Derived from the name of a village and a suburb called Attenborough, located in the Broxtowe borough of Nottinghamshire, England.
Aurifaber German (Latinized)
Latinised form of Goldschmidt, meaning "gold smith".
Aydoğan Turkish
From the given name Aydoğan.
Aykroyd English
Variant of Ackroyd. A famous bearer is Canadian actor and comedian Dan Aykroyd (1952-).
Bankhead Scottish, Northern Irish
Topographic name for someone who lived at the top or end of a bank or hill. There are several minor places in Scotland so called, but the most likely source of the surname is one on the border between the parishes of Kilmarnock and Dreghorn in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Barakat Arabic
Derived from the given name Barakat.
Barbarossa Italian
Means "red beard" in Italian.
Barbeau French
Derived from barbeau meaning "barbel", a type of fish, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for a man with a sparse beard, the fish being distinguished by beardlike growths on either side of its mouth... [more]
Barbour English, Scottish, Northern Irish
Occupational name for a barber, one who cuts hair for a living.
Barrach Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic spelling of Dunbar.
Barzanî Kurdish
Denoted a person from the village of Barzan in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
Batchelor English, Scottish
Status name for a young knight or novice at arms, deriving from Middle English and Old French bacheler (from medieval Latin baccalarius), a word of unknown ultimate origin. The word had already been extended to mean "(young) unmarried man" by the 14th century, but it is unlikely that many bearers of the surname derive from the word in that sense... [more]
Bellegarde French
Derived from a toponym meaning "beautiful watch-tower, look-out".
Belmokhtar Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Mokhtar (chiefly Algerian).
Belov Russian
From Russian белый (beliy) meaning "white".
Belova Russian
Feminine counterpart of Belov.
Bertoli Italian
Derived from the given name Bertolo, a variant of Bartolo, itself an Italian form of Bartholomew.
Bertolucci Italian
From a diminutive of Bertoli.
Bethany English
Possibly a topographic name from the Old English plant name betonice meaning "betony". The form of the name has been altered by folk association with the New Testament place name.
Bettany English
Possibly a variant of Bethany.
Bhatnagar Indian, Hindi
Derived from the name of a subgroup of the Kayasth community, denoting association with Hanumangarh (formerly named Bhatner), a city in Rajasthan, India.
Bilyi Ukrainian
Variant spelling of Bilyk.
Bilyk Ukrainian
Derived from the word білий meaning "white" in Ukrainian.
Bissonnette French (Quebec)
North American spelling of French Bissonet, a topographic name from a diminutive of Old French buisson meaning "bush, scrub".
Blaire Scottish, English
Variant spelling of Blair.
Bloemendaal Dutch
Dutch cognate of the German surname Blumenthal.
Bloodsworth English
Variant spelling of Bloodworth.
Blumenkrantz German, Jewish
Means "flower-wreath" in German.
Bodine French
Possibly derived from the Germanic root bald meaning "bold".
Boehner German
Variant form of Bohner.
Bohner German
Occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle Low German bönen meaning "to board, to lay a floor", and a topographic name for someone who lived in a loft, derived from a variant of Bohne combined with the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.
Bon French, Hungarian
As a French surname, it is derived from Old French bon meaning "good", or occasionally from the Latin given name Bonus (borne by a minor 3rd-century Christian saint martyred at Rome with eleven companions under the Emperor Vespasian... [more]
Bonin French
Variant spelling of Bonnin.
Bonnin French
Derived from a diminutive of Bon, it is also found in the island of Mallorca and Turin, Italy.
Borichevskaya Russian
Feminine transcription of Borichevsky.
Borisyuk Russian
Russian transcription of Borysyuk.
Borysova Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of Borysov.
Borysyuk Ukrainian
Means "son of Borys".
Bourguignon French
Derived from Bourgogne, the French word for Burgundy, a historical territory and a former administrative region of east-central France. It originally denoted a person from Burgundy.
Bräunlich German
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin, meaning "brownish" in German.
Braunstein German, Jewish
Ornamental name composed of German braun "brown" and stein "stone".
Bremer German
Indicated a person from Bremen in the State of Bremen, Germany.
Brisbane Scottish
Nickname derived from Old French bris(er) meaning "to break" and Old English ban meaning "bone". The sense of this hybrid name is not clear; it may have been used for someone crippled by a broken bone or for a violent man who broke other people’s bones.
Brosmer German
Meaning unknown.
Brosnan Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Brosnacháin meaning "descendant of Brosnachán", a given name derived from Brosna, a small village and parish in County Kerry, Ireland.
Brosseau French
Derived from a diminutive of Brusse.
Brousseau French
Southern French variant of Brosseau.
Brühl German, Jewish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a swampy area, derived from Middle High German brüel and Middle Low German brul meaning "swampy land with brushwood". It may also be a habitational name from various places named Brühl in Germany.
Brusse French
Topographic name for someone living in a scrubby area of country, from Old French broce meaning "brushwood, scrub". It is also occupational name for a brush maker, from Old French brusse meaning "brush".
Brusseau French (Anglicized)
Probably an Americanized spelling of Brousseau.
Buonocore Italian
Nickname for a reliable or good-hearted person, derived from buono meaning "good" and core meaning "heart".
Buonopane Italian
Nickname for a person who is "as good as bread", or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a baker, derived from buono meaning "good" and pane meaning "bread".
Buttgereit German
Variant spelling of Butgereit. A famous bearer is German film director and screenwriter Jörg Buttgereit (1963-).
Buxbaum German, Jewish
Means "box tree" in German.
Cadoret French, Breton
From an old Breton given name Catuuoret meaning "protector in combat".
Cagney Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Caingnigh meaning "descendant of Caingneach", a given name meaning "pleader, advocate". A famous bearer was American actor and dancer James Cagney (1899-1986).
Caird Scottish
Derived from Scottish Gaelic ceard meaning "craftsman, artist mechanic, travelling tinker".
Carbrey Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Cairbre and Mac Cairbre meaning "descendant of Cairbre", a given name meaning "charioteer".
Carlberg Swedish
Combination of the given name Carl or Swedish karl "man", and berg "mountain".
Carlsberg German
Variant spelling of Karlsberg or derived from the name of a municipality in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Carmical Scottish, English
Variant spelling of Carmichael.
Carrey Irish
Variant spelling of Carey. A famous bearer is Canadian-American actor and comedian Jim Carrey (1962-).
Catesby English
Derived from a civil parish with the same name, located in Northamptonshire, England. An infamous bearer was Robert Catesby (1572-1605), the leader of a group of English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
Cavill English
Derived from Cavil, a place located in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Northern England, named from Old English ca meaning "jackdaw" and feld meaning "open country".
Cedergren Swedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and gren "branch".
Ceesay Western African, Manding
Gambian surname of Mandinka origin, which originally indicated a descendant of a marabout, i.e. a West African Muslim teacher and religious leader.... [more]
Cellier French
Means "storeroom" in French.
Cera Spanish, Italian, Catalan, Sicilian
Metonymic occupational name for a wax seller, derived from Latin cera meaning "wax".
Cerfbeer French, Jewish
Combination of the Medieval French and Jewish given names Cerf and Beer.
Chaimowitz Jewish
Germanised form of Yiddish Chaimovich, a spelling meaning "son of Chaim".
Chait Jewish
Jewish occupational name derived from the Hebrew word חייט‎ meaning "tailor".
Chapdelaine French
Compound name derived from Old French chape meaning "hooded cloak, cape, hat" and de laine meaning "of wool", probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such apparel, or as a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive cloak or hat.
Charlesworth English
Derived from a village and civil parish with the same name near Glossop, Derbyshire, England.
Charlotte French, English
From the feminine given name Charlotte.
Chawla Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Derived from the name of a clan in the Arora community, which is apparently named with caw?l meaning "rice". Originating from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, the name is also derived from Aror (now Rohri) a city in the Sukkur District, Sindh, Pakistan, and the community comprises both Hindus and Sikhs.
Chichigov Chechen
Meaning unknown.
Chichigova Chechen
Feminine transcription of Chichigov.
Chugunov Russian
From Russian чугун (chugun) meaning "cast iron".
Chugunova Russian
Feminine form of Chugunov.
Cissé Western African, Manding (Gallicized)
Variant of Ceesay used in parts of French-influenced western Africa.
Clair French
From the given name Clair.
Clapp German
Variant of Klapp.
Clarks English
Variant of Clark.
Claypool English
Derived from Claypole, a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, named from Old English cl?g meaning "clay" and pol meaning "pool".
Cleese Scottish, Irish, English
Variant spelling of McCleese. A famous bearer is English actor and comedian John Cleese (1939-).
Clemenceau French
Probably derived from the French given name Clément. A famous bearer was Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929), the 54th Prime Minister of France during the First World War.
Coineagan Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Cunningham.
Cordonnier French
An occupational surname for a cordwainer or shoemaker, and derived from Old French cordouanier, literally meaning "cobbler".
Corll German (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Karl.
Courville French
Derived from either of two communes in the departments of Marne and Eure-et-Loir in France. It is named with Latin curba villa, denoting a settlement in the curve of a road.
Cream English
An occupational name for a seller of dairy products.
Creme English
Variant spelling of Cream.
Crownover German (Anglicized)
Americanised spelling of German Kronauer, denoting someone from Kronau, a town near Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It could also be an Americanised form of Kronhöfer (a variant of Grünhofer), a habitational name for someone from a lost place called Grünhof, derived from Middle High German gruene meaning "green" or kranech meaning "crane" and hof meaning "farmstead".
Culkin Irish
Reduced anglicization of Irish Gaelic Mac Uilcín meaning "descendant of Uilcín", a diminutive of Ulick, itself an Irish diminutive of William.
Dahlgren Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and gren "branch".
Dahlqvist Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and qvist "twig, branch".
Dalglish Scottish
Derived from Gaelic dail meaning "field" and glaise meaning "brook".
d'Amboise French
Denoted a person from Amboise, a commune located in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.
Dano French
Perhaps an altered spelling of French Danot or Danon, from pet forms of Jourdain or Daniel.
Dano Slovak, Bulgarian
Derived from the given names Daniel, Jordan or Danail.
Danó Hungarian
From a pet form of the given name Dániel.
DeBevoise French
Denoted someone from Beauvais, a city and commune in northern France.
Dementiev Russian
Variant spelling of Dementyev.
Dementieva Russian
Variant spelling of Dementyeva.
Dementyev Russian
Means "son of Dementiy".
Dementyeva Russian
Feminine counterpart of Dementyev.
De Michele Italian, French
An Italian and French patronymic surname, meaning "son of Michele 1".
Dennings English, Irish, German
Variant spelling of Denning.
De Pauw Dutch, Flemish
Variant spelling of Pauw.
Desaulniers French (Quebec)
Topographic name denoting a property distinguished by a grove of alder trees, derived from Old French au(l)ne meaning "alder".
Deschanel French
Derived from eschamel meaning "stepladder", or des chanels meaning "from the channels, from the little jugs". An occupational nickname for a trader, it supposedly originated in the Ain department, in Lyon, France.
Desrouleaux French, Haitian Creole
Means "of the scrolls" in French. It is a occupational name for a scribe, a person who serves as a professional copyist, especially one who made copies of manuscripts before the invention of automatic printing... [more]
Desruisseaux French, French (Quebec)
Topographic name for someone who lived in an area characterized by streams, from the fused preposition and plural definite article des meaning "from the" and ruisseaux (plural of ruisseau) meaning "stream".
d'Estaing French
Derived from Estaing, a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. A famous bearer was former French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926-2020).
d'Estienne French
From the given name Estienne, a Medieval French form of Stephen.
Deutschmann German
Originally denoted a person from Germany.
Deveraux English, French
Variant spelling of Devereux.
Devereaux English
Variant form of Devereux, based on the common English mis-pronunciation "Devero".
Dillinger German
Denoted a person from Dillingen, a district in the region of Swabia in Bavaria, Germany.
Doleschal German
German cognate of Doležal.
Donatucci Italian
From a pet form of Donato.
Dorchester English
Derived from either the village in Oxfordshire, or the county town of Dorset, England (both of which have the same name). Both are named with a Celtic name, respectively Dorcic and Durnovaria combined with Old English ceaster meaning "Roman fort, walled city".
d'Orves French
Denoted someone from Orve, a commune in the Doubs department in eastern France.
Doubleday English
Possibly from the nickname or byname do(u)bel meaning "the twin", or a combination of the given name Dobbel (a pet form of Robert) and Middle English day(e) meaning "servant".
Dovzhenko Ukrainian
Derived from the word довгий meaning "long" in Ukrainian.
Dubreuil French
Topographic name derived from Old French breuil meaning "marshy woodland" (also derived from Late Latin brogilum, of Gaulish origin). In French the term later came to mean "enclosed woodland" and then "cleared woodland", and both these senses may also be reflected in the surname.
Dubuisson French
A topographic name for someone who lived in an area of scrub land or by a prominent clump of bushes, derived from Old French buisson meaning "small tree, bush, scrub".
Ducksworth English
Variant spelling of Duckworth.
Dunayevskaya Russian
Feminine spelling of Dunayevsky.
Dunayevsky Russian
Derived from Europe's second longest river, the Danube River, which is called "Dunay" in Russian. Two famous bearers are Soviet film composer and conductor Isaak Dunayevsky (1900-1955), and his son, Russian film composer Maksim Dunayevsky (1945-).
Duschek German
German cognate of Dušek.
Dyatlov Russian
From Russian дятел (dyatel) meaning "woodpecker".
Dyatlova Russian
Feminine counterpart of Dyatlov.
Dzhokharova Chechen
Feminine spelling of Dzhokharov.
Ebanks English
Probably a variant of Eubanks.
Economy Greek (Americanized), English
Americanized form of Greek Economos meaning "steward", or of the patronymic spelling Economou.
Eddowes English
Derived from the given name Aldus, a medieval variant of Aldous.
Egert German, Jewish
Variant spelling of Eggert.
Eggert German, Jewish
Derived from the Proto-Germanic root agi meaning "edge".
Ellenberg German, Jewish, German (Swiss)
Derived from two municipalities and a village called Ellenberg in Germany. As an ornamental name, it is derived from German ölenberg, literally meaning "olive mountain".
Elmendorf German
Derived from a village with the same name in the district of Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Elmurzaeva Chechen
Feminine transcription of Elmurzaev.
Erzhanova Kazakh
Feminine transcription of Erzhanov.
Ettlinger German
Deriving from Ettlingen, a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Eunson Scottish
Patronymic derived from the given name Ewan.
Ewbank English
Variant spelling of Eubanks.
Fahnbulleh Western African
Means "bold and strong" in Liberian.
Fedorova Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Фёдорова Fyodorova, and feminine form of Fedorov.
Ferencz Hungarian
Derived from the given name Ferenc.
Ferrigno Italian
Derived from the adjective ferrigno meaning "made of or resembling iron" (a derivative of Latin ferrum meaning "iron"), applied as a nickname to someone who was very strong or thought to resemble the metal in some other way... [more]
Fitzclarence Irish
Means "son of Clarence" in Anglo-Norman French.
Fitzharris Irish
Means "son of Harry" in Anglo-Norman French.
Fitzhenry Irish
Means "son of Henry" in Anglo-Norman French.
Fitzmaurice Irish
Means "son of Maurice" in Anglo-Norman French.
Fitzmorris Irish
Variant spelling of Fitzmaurice.
Fitzwilliams Irish
Means "son of William" in Anglo-Norman French.
Fomichev Russian
Variant transcription of Fomichyov.
Fomicheva Russian
Variant spelling of Fomichyova.
Fomichyov Russian
Means "son of Foma".
Fomichyova Russian
Feminine transcription of Fomichyov.
Franchetti Italian
Diminutive spelling of Franco.
Franchi Italian
Variant spelling of Franco.
Franchini Italian
Italian patronymic of Franchino.
Franchino Italian
Diminutive form of Franco.
Fritzsche German
A German patronymic derived from the given name Friedrich.
Furth German
German cognate of Ford.
Fyodorova Russian
Feminine form of Fyodorov.
Gammelgaard Danish
Derived from Danish gammel "old" and gård "farm, yard".
Garneau French
From a pet form of the Germanic given name Warinwald, composed of the elements war(in) meaning "guard" and waldan meaning "to govern".
Gascoigne English (British)
Originally denoted a person from the province of Gascony in France.
Gäthje German
Variant of Gathje.
Gathje German
Meaning unknown.
Gindlesperger German
Possibly a topographic name for someone who lived on a mountain near the town of Gindels in Bavaria, Germany.
Giscard French
Variant spelling of Guiscard. A famous bearer was former French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926-2020).
Gojković Serbian
Serbian patronymic surname, derived from the masculine given name Gojko.
Goldenberg Jewish
Ornamental name from a compound of German golden literally meaning "golden" and berg meaning "mountain, hill".
Goldfinger Jewish
Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental name composed of gold and finger.
Goldschmid German
Variant spelling of Goldschmidt.
Goldschmitt German
Variant of Goldschmidt, meaning "gold smith" in German.
Goldwasser German
German form of the anglicised surname Goldwater.
Goldwyn English, Jewish
Derived from the Old English given name Goldwine, composed of the elements gold meaning "gold" and win meaning "friend".
Goodbar German (Anglicized), English
Possibly an altered spelling of English Godber, derived from the medieval given name Godebert, or an occupational name for a beer brewer and a nickname for a toper... [more]
Goodyear English (American), English (Canadian)
Derived from the Medieval English phrase goodyeare, literally meaning "good year".
Grahamson Scottish
Means "son of Graham".
Grämlich German
Nickname for an irascible person, derived from Middle High German gramelich and gremlich meaning "angry".
Grandjean French, French (Swiss)
Derived from French grand meaning "tall, large" and the male given name Jean 1, hence possibly a nickname for a tall or large person.
Grandpierre French
Derived from French grand meaning "tall, large" and the male given name Pierre.
Grosjean French, French (Belgian)
Derived from French gros "large" and the given name Jean 1. As a nickname, it is sometimes applied to a person who is perceived as stupid.
Guiscard French
Derived from the Medieval French given name Guiscard.
Guliyeva Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Quliyev.
Habyarimana Central African
Variant spelling of Havyarimana. This surname was borne by assassinated Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana (1937-1994).
Hakizimana Central African
Means "God cures" in Burundian and Rwandan.
Hållberg Swedish (Rare)
The first element might be taken from place names starting with (or containing) , hål, or håll. The second element is Swedish berg "mountain".
Hallberg Swedish
Combination of Swedish hall "hall, stone, rock" and berg "mountain".
Hammarberg Swedish
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and berg "mountain".
Hammarlund Swedish
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and lund "grove".
Hanifnejad Persian
Means "descendant of Hanif" in Persian.
Harington English
Variant spelling of Harrington. A famous bearer is English actor Kit Harington (1986-).
Hauptman German
Variant spelling of Hauptmann.
Hauptmann German
Derived from German hauptmann, a word used for a German military rank meaning "Captain".
Havyarimana Central African
Means "God gives birth" in Burundian and Rwandan.
Heartfield German (Anglicized)
Anglicised spelling of Herzfeld.
Heartman German (Anglicized)
Americanised spelling of Hartmann.
Hedberg Swedish
Combination of Swedish hed "heath, moor" and berg "mountain".
Heineken Dutch, German
Derived from Hein, a Dutch diminutive of Hendrik. A famous bearer was Gerard Adriaan Heineken (1841-1893), the founder of the Heineken N.V. brewing company... [more]
Helmeier German, Dutch, Danish
Variant spelling of Helmeyer.
Hermannsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Hermann". Only used by women.
Hermansdotter Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Herman". This surname is only used by females.
Herzfeld German
Derived from the same name of a municipality in Bitburg-Prüm, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Heß German, Jewish
Variant spelling of Hess.
Heston English, Irish
Derived from Heston, a suburban area and part of the Hounslow district in the London Borough of Hounslow in West London, England (Historically, it was located in the county of Middlesex). It is named with Old English h?s meaning "brushwood" and tun meaning "farmstead, settlement"... [more]
Hilevich Belarusian
Derived from the Belarusian word гіль (hiĺ) meaning "bullfinch" (a name given to two groups of passerine birds) in Belarusian.
Hirschberg German, Jewish
Derived from many places named Hirschberg in the states of Thuringia and North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany, or the historic city of Jelenia Góra in southwestern Poland. It is composed of Middle High German hirz meaning "deer, stag" and berg meaning "hill, mountain"... [more]
Hirschfeld German, Jewish, Yiddish
Ornamental name composed of German hirsch or Yiddish hirsh meaning "deer" and feld meaning "field". It is also a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of land frequented by deer or where millets grew.
Hoffa German
Altered form of Hofer. This surname was borne by American labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa (1913-1975?).
Højgaard Danish, Faroese
Combination of Danish høj "high" and gård "farm, garden".
Hryniewska Polish
Polish feminine form of Hryniewski.
Ifans Welsh
Derived from Welsh ap Ifan meaning "son of Ifan". A famous bearer is Welsh actor Rhys Ifans (1967-).
Ignatenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ihnatenko.
Igumnov Russian
From Russian игумен (igumen) meaning "hegumen", referring to the head of an Eastern Orthodox monastery.
Igumnova Russian
Feminine form of Igumnov.
Ihnacienka Belarusian
Belarusian form of Ignatenko.
Ihnatenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Ihnat.
Ilyin Russian
Means "son of Ilya".
Ilyina Russian
Feminine transcription of Ilyin.
Ioannidou Greek
Feminine transcription of Ioannidis.
Ioffe Russian, Jewish
Russian form of Joffe.
Irakoze Central African
Means "Thank God" in Burundian and Rwandan.
Isaeva Russian
Feminine form of Isaev.
Israpilova Chechen, Kumyk
Feminine spelling of Israpilov.
Jabbari Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Jabari.
Jacot French
Variant spelling of Jacquot.
Jacquot French
From the given name Jacquot, a diminutive of Jacques.
Jadallah Arabic
Means "the generosity of Allah" in Arabic.
Jaffe Hebrew
From the given name Jaffe.
Jaffé German, Jewish
German form of Jaffe.
Jakobson Estonian
Estonian spelling of Jacobson.
Jarman Norman, English
English surname of Norman origin, derived from the French given name Germain.
Jaymes English
Variant of James.
Joffe Hebrew
Variant spelling of Jaffe.
Joffé French, Jewish
French form of Joffe.
Kashgari Uyghur, Arabic
Originally denoted someone who came from the city of Kashgar, located in the Xinjiang region of western China. The city's name is of Persian origin probably meaning "rock mountain".
Kasongo Central African
A Congolese surname derived from the town with the same name, located in the Maniema Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Khizrieva Chechen
Feminine transcription of Khizriev.
Khrushcheva Russian
Feminine counterpart of Khrushchev.
Kimmel German, Jewish
Derived from Middle High German kumin and German kümmel meaning "caraway" (related to Latin cuminum, a word of Oriental origin, like the plant itself), hence a metonymic occupational name for a spicer, literally a supplier of caraway seeds... [more]
Kinder English, German
Habitational name derived from a place in Derbyshire, of unknown etymology. As a German surname, it is derived from German kind meaning "child", possibly denoting someone who had a lot of children.