Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is namefix.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aamoth English (American, Anglicized)
Anglicized form of the Norwegian surname Aamodt.
Abuev Kazakh, Chechen, Dagestani
Means "son of Abu".
Aca Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl acatl meaning "cane".
Aceto Italian
Variant of Accetto.
Acuff English (American)
Acuff Name Meaning. English: of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of northern English Aculf, from an Old Norse personal name Agúlfr 'terror wolf'... [more]
Adiletov Kazakh
Means "son of Adilet".
Adrianescu Romanian
Of Romanian origin meaning "son of Adrian".
Agar Greek, Italian, French
From the personal name Agar
Agra Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese variant of Agraz.
Agras Catalan
Catalan form of the Spanish surname Agraz.
Agraz Spanish (Rare)
An occupational name for a vintner.
Ahmedov Uzbek
Means "son of Ahmed".
Aird Scottish
Habitational name from a place named with Gaelic àird(e) 'height', 'promontory', or 'headland', from the adjective àrd 'high', 'lofty', cognate with Latin arduus 'steep', 'difficult'. There is one such place near Hurlford in Ayrshire, and another in Inch, Wigtownshire.
Aires English
It was a name for a person who was well-known as the heir to a title, fortune, or estate.
Akkawi Arabic
Means "from Akka" in Arabic.
Akkawy Arabic
Variant of Akkawi.
Albertov Russian
Means "son of Albert".
Albinez Spanish
Means "son of Albino".
Alderink Dutch
A personal name from an ancient Germanic personal name Aldheri.
Alexie Greek, Romanian
From the givin name Alexie
Algieri Italian
Italian form of Algerie.
Ammons English
From the given name Ammon.
Amramyan Armenian
Means "son of Amram".
Ananyan Armenian, Jewish
Means "son of Anan 2".
Andrin French
From the given name André.
Antuña Spanish
From the given name Antonio.
Apelsinov Russian
From Russian aпельсин (apel'sin) meaning "orange".
Aranha Portuguese
Meaning spider in Portuguese.
Arbuckle English
Means the "herdsman's portion" (of land).
Arcaro Late Roman
Occupational name for a maker or seller of bows.
Archangel Eastern African
From the given name Archangel.
Argueta Spanish
This surname was most likely originally used to identify a person who lived in a characteristically bright or luminous area.
Aries English, French
The name means either a person who worked in a fashion of the "Arras" cloth, as in the quotation "one bede Coveringe of Aries" (1562), or someone who was a former inhabitant of Arras in France, or Arras in Yorkshire; the latter being a particularly popular source of the name.
Armendariz Spanish, Basque
from the Basque personal name Armendari or Armentari, from Latin Armentarius 'herdsman'. Spanish and French variant of Armendaritze, a habitational name from a village in Low Navarre named Armendaritze.
Artega Basque
Variant of Arteaga.
Asensio Basque
It signifies "dweller at the place where the blackberry bushes grew."
Assanti Italian
Derived from the Italian personal name Alessandro.
Asztalos Hungarian
Literally means "carpenter"
Austinson English
Means "son of Austin".
Avalon English
Means "island of apples".
Avalyan Armenian
Means "son of Aval".
Ayanov Kazakh
Means "son of Ayan".
Azmoun Persian
Means "test exam" in Persian.
Baatirov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Baatir" in Kyrgyz.
Baca Spanish
From Spanish vaca meaning "cow".
Balboa Galician
Habitational name from the city of Balboa, named with Latin vallis bona 'pleasant valley'.
Baldomir Galician
Derived from the given name Baldo.
Barfield English
Dweller at the boar-field.
Barroso Spanish, Portuguese
Derived from the Spanish word 'barrera' which means 'barrier'.
Batirov Uzbek
Means "son of Batir" in Uzbek.
Batlokwa Tswana, Southern African
a branch of the Bakgatla section of the Bantu speaking communities which originated from the Great Lakes and Northern Central Africa. Batlokwa are said to have been a breakaway branch of the Bakgatla which is another Bahurutse section of the Tswana people.
Beausire French
French cognate of Bowser.
Begay Navajo
Derived from the Navajo word biyeʼ meaning "his son". This was frequently adopted as a surname among the Navajo when Native Americans were required by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to formally adopt surnames for the purpose of official records.
Bekov Ingush, Kazakh, Uzbek
Means "son of Bek".
Bentancur Spanish
One of the variants of Bettencourt or Bethencourt.
Berchel French
French form of Burchell.
Berenguer Catalan
Derived from the personal name Berenguer.
Beres Hungarian
Occupational name for a farm laborer or casual harvest hand, béres, a derivative of bér 'wage', 'payment'.
Berlanga Spanish
Derived from Berlain which comes from the name of a precious stone derived from the Greek.
Berryhill English
A name for someone who worked as a servant at the manor house.
Berschel German
German form of Burchell.
Bikić Croatian
Occupational name for someone who raised bulls.
Billy English
Derived from the given name Bill.
Binger English
Derived from the Old English name Binningas, which was a name for someone who lived near stables.
Birge Hungarian
Occupational name for a shepherd, from birga, a variant spelling of birka 'sheep'.
Biscotti Italian
An occupational surname for someone who sells or bakes biscotti.
Bivol Romanian, Moldovan
Meaning "bull, ox".
Bjarnason Icelandic
Means "son of Bjarni".
Blancanieves Spanish (Rare)
Means "Snow White" in Spanish.
Bleau French
Roughly translated into " blue water".
Blizanac Serbian
From Serbian meaning 'twin'.
Bobe English
derived from the nickname boebel
Bolkiah Malay (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Arabic وَاقِيَة‎ (wāqiya) meaning "protector, preserver", or it may be an alteration of the Hadhrami surname بلفقيه (Balfaqih) from Arabic الفَقِيه (al-faqīh) meaning "the jurist"... [more]
Bolling English, German
nickname for someone with close-cropped hair or a large head, Middle English bolling 'pollard', or for a heavy drinker, from Middle English bolling 'excessive drinking'. German (Bölling): from a personal name Baldwin
Bossier French
Occupational name for a cooper, from an agent derivative of Old French bosse 'barrel'.
Boulton English
Means "district" characterized by bends from the Old English words boga and land.
Bousquet French
Originally a name for someone living or working in a wooded area.
Brewton English
Variant spelling of the habitational name Bruton, from a place in Somerset, so named with a Celtic river name meaning 'brisk' + Old English tun 'farmstead'.
Buffon Venetian
Venetian form of Buffone.
Bukit Indonesian
Means "hill" in Indonesian.
Burgos Spanish
Surname from a place named Burgos of Spain.
Burlingame English
means "Burling's homestead".
Burtram English (American)
American form of the German surname Bertram.
Busbee English
Variant of Busby.
Busquets Catalan
Catalan form of Bousquet.
Cadena Spanish
From Aguilar de Campoo, a district of Villalon in Valladolid.
Caillou French
Means "pebble" in French. Probably a nickname for a bald person.
Cairo Italian
One who came from Cairo.
Caldeirao Portuguese
From Portuguese meaning "cauldron".
Caligiuri Italian
Comes from the Greek words "kalos" meaning "beautiful" and "gheros" meaning "elderly," and was often given to children in the hopes that they would retain their beauty in their old age.
Calzaghe Sardinian, Italian
From Italian meaning "breeches".
Camarena Spanish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a granary.
Cancio Spanish
A name for a person who first held the position of Chancellor.
Canela Spanish
Derived from the word 'canela' meaning cinnamon in Spanish. It Could also be a variant of the Catalan surname Candela.
Canelo Spanish
From spanish canela meaning "cinnamon".
Canhoto Portuguese
Means "left-handed" in Portuguese.
Cañoto Galician
Galician cognate of Canhoto.
Canul Yucatec Maya
Means "protector" in Mayan.
Capon French
A name for a person who worked as a poultry farmer.
Capricorne French
Derived from the Latin word (Capricornus) meaning "horned like a goat". Probably a nickname for an ambitious person.
Cardamone Italian
Occupational name for a spicer.
Carlotti Italian
From the given name Carlo.
Casapiccola Italian
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations called Casapiccola or Casa Piccola, derived from Italian casa meaning "house" and piccola meaning "small".
Casares Spanish, Galician
One who lived in several places named "Casares".
Cassata Italian
Derived from the Italian word cassata, denoting a sweet cake made with cheese and candied fruit.
Cassatta Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish form of Cassata. Mostly used in Argentina.
Castanheira Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Castañeda meaning "chestnut grove".
Castanho Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Castaño meaning "chestnut tree".
Cavallini Italian
The surname comes from the words "cavallaro," which means a horse dealer; or from "cavalieri," meaning a horseman, rider or knight.
Caylor English
Anglicized form of Kaylor.
Cayson English
Variant of Cason.
Cazan Romanian
From Romanian meaning "cauldron".
Cempaka Indonesian
Means "champak (a type of flower)" or "yellow gem" in Indonesian.
Cepeda Spanish
A nickname for someone from the region where they grow vineyards.
Chalov Russian
From Russian чалый (chalyy) meaning "roan".
Chapulin Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning grasshopper.
Charlo Spanish
From the personal name Carlos
Chasseur French
From French meaning "hunter".
Chaudron French
From french meaning "cauldron".
Chavis English (Americanized)
A cognate of the Portuguese surname "Chaves"
Chhetri Nepali, Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kṣatríya), the name of the Hindu social class consisting of warriors and rulers.
Chippendale English
Derived from a place called "Chippingdale".
Christie Scottish
Means "son of Christian" or "son of Christopher".
Citlalpopoca Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "smoking star" or "comet".
Clague Celtic, Manx
Contraction of Macliaigh.
Clein German
Variant of Klein.
Coatney English
The initial bearer of this surname lived in a little cottage.
Codrington English
Habitational name from Codrington in Gloucestershire.
Coffie Irish
Variant of Coffey.
Colbath English
Means "cold".
Colburn English
Habitational name from a place near Catterick in North Yorkshire.
Colegio Spanish
Literally means "college" in Spanish.
Cologne French
Habitational name from a place in France called Cologne.
Columbus English (Latinized)
Latinized version of Colombo.
Coman Romanian
Means "bent or crooked".
Condom French
Regional name for someone who lives in a French province named "Condom".
Conlan Irish
Variant of Conlon.
Cossack Irish
Variant of Cusack
Coventry English
habitational name from the city of Coventry in the West Midlands, which is probably named with the genitive case of an Old English personal name Cofa (compare Coveney) + Old English treow 'tree'.
Crepeau French
From the Latin word, crispus, meaning "curly hair".
Crompton English
Derived from the Old English word "Crometun"
Cuadrado Spanish
A nickname for a thick man.
Cuautli Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl quauhtli meaning "eagle".
Cuello Spanish
From Spanish meaning "neck". Could be a nickname for a person with a stiff neck.
Cuerden English
Derived from a geographical locality. 'of Cuerden,' a township in the parish of Leyland, Lancashire.
Cusack Irish
An Irish family name of Norman origin, originally from Cussac in Guienne (Aquitaine), France. The surname died out in England, but is common in Ireland, where it was imported at the time of the Norman invasion of Ireland in the 12th century.
Czarnecki Polish
Name for someone from a place called Czarnca, Czarnocin or Czarnia, all derived from Polish czarny meaning "black".
Czerny Polish
Variant of Czarny
Dadashev Dagestani, Kazakh
Variant transcription of Dadashov.
Dambe Hausa, Western African
Given from a martial art from the Hausa people.
Damgaard Danish
Danish name element gård "farmstead, yard" combined with prefix dam meaning "pond".
Darchinyan Armenian
Derived from the word դարչին (darchin) meaning "cinnamon" in Armenian.
Dawkins English, Welsh
A derivitive of the Hebrew name David which translates to “beloved”. (see Daw)
Decock Belgian
Belgian form of De Kock.
Dedushkin Russian
From Russian Дедушка (dedushka) meaning "grandfather".
De La Calle Spanish
Means "of the street" in Spanish.
De La Hoya Spanish
Means "of the hole" in Spanish.
De La Parra Spanish
Means "of the vine" in Spanish.
De La Presa Spanish
Means "of the dam" in Spanish.
De Las Nieves Spanish
Means "of the snows" in Spanish.
Del Mar Spanish
Means "of the sea" in Spanish.
Del Pueblo Spanish
Means "of the village" in Spanish.
Del Rayo Spanish (Mexican)
Means "of the lightning" in Spanish. Primarily used mostly in Mexico.
Del Sol Spanish
Means "of the sun" in Spanish.
Demiral Turkish
Means "iron hands" in Turkish.
Derevyanko Russian
From Russian деревян (derevyan) meaning "wooden".
Diestro Spanish, Filipino
Means "right-handed" in Spanish.
Di Lorenzo Italian
From the given name Lorenzo.
Dimashov Kazakh
Means "son of Dimash".
Dimitrin Russian
From the given name Dimitry.
Dix English
From the given name Dick.
Donaire Spanish, Filipino
From Spanish el donaire meaning "grace,charm". It could be a nickname for a graceful or charming person.
Dorin Romanian
From the given name Dorin.
Dortmund German
Regional name for someone from Dortmund.
Dortmundt Dutch
Dutch form of Dortmund.
Doux French
From French meaning "sweet". Probably a nickname for someone who's gentle and kind-hearted.
Draxler German
Derived from the Middle High German "Drehseler," meaning "turner," and was most likely initially borne by a turner or lathe worker.
Duboi French
Variant of Dubois.
Durantez Spanish
From the given Italian name Durante.
Dybala Polish
nickname from dybac, meaning 'to lurk' or 'to watch for somebody'.
Dzagoev Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of the Ossetian surname Зæгъойты (Zægoyty), which came from the nickname Dzagoy. The name was probably from Ossetian дзаг (dzag) meaning "full, complete", ultimately derived from Persian چاق (čâq) meaning "fat".
Eberhard German (Americanized)
Americanized version of Eberhardt.
Ehecatl Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "wind".
Eldorov Uzbek
Means "son of Eldor".
Elis Medieval English
A transition of the given name
Emiroğlu Turkish
Means "son of Emir" in Turkish.
Emre Turkish
Derived from the given name Emre.
Emreev Kazakh (Rare)
Means "son of Emre".
Emreoğlu Turkish
Means "son of Emre" in Turkish.
Erdene Mongolian
Meaning "jewel" or "treasure".
Escuintla Nahuatl
From Nahuatl Itzcuintlan meaning "abundance or place of dogs".
Esquerra Catalan
Means "left-handed" in Catalan.
Estrella Spanish
Derived from the word 'strella' meaning a star in Spanish.