Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is guasguendi.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adson English (African)
Possibly means "son of Adam".
Auriol Occitan, French
Possibly derived from Occitan oriol, meaning "oriole". Alternatively, it may be derived from the given name Aurelius.
Benveniste Judeo-French, Judeo-Catalan, Catalan (Rare), French (Rare)
Likely derived from Spanish bien viniste, meaning "your arrival was good", also serving as a cognate of Bienvenido and Benvenuto.
Bienvenido Spanish
From the given name Bienvenido.
Castañón Spanish
Possibly derived from Spanish castaño, meaning "chestnut tree". Alternatively, it may be derived from castañón, which is the Spanish word for the kippernut plant (species Conopodium majus).
Cocker English, German (Anglicized)
Originally a nickname for a bellicose person, from Middle English cock "to fight". Also an anglicized form of Köcher.
Coker English
Variant of Cocker.
Corso Italian, English (American), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Either derived from the given name Bonaccorso or taken from Italian and Spanish corso, denoting someone who lived in Corsica.
De Lara English
Means "from Lara", a Spanish and French habitational name.
De Lynden Obscure
Combination of the French word de, meaning "from" and the surname Lynden, denoting someone who lived near a linden valley.
Demar French, English
Combination of the French word de, meaning "from" and the Old French word maresc, meaning "marsh".
Dude English
Derived from Old English word doughty which meant "manly".
Faïs Medieval Occitan, Occitan (Rare)
Derived from Old French and Occitan fagot, meaning "bundle" (of sticks/twigs), denoting someone who collects bundles.
Falba Occitan (Archaic), French (Rare)
Possibly from French fauve "wildcat".
Fountain English
Topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Middle English fontayne, "fountain".
Frías Spanish
Taken from the city of Frías, in Spain. The name of the city is taken from the Spanish phrase aguas frías, meaning "cold waters".
Frias English
English form of Frías.
Gallatini Italian (Archaic)
Derived from the given name Galla and a suffix, meaning "little rooster".
Gilson English, French (Belgian)
Means "son of Gill" or "son of Giles".
Glauber Jewish
Derived from German glauben "to believe" and the suffix -er. It was originally given either to an elder of the tribe, one renowned for his counsel, or to a layman who kept 'the faith'.
Harkless English, Scottish, Irish
Derived from Harkin, a Scottish diminutive of Henry.
Inan English, Irish
Possibly a variant of Dunn.
Kleber German, English (American)
Derived from German kleben "to bind, to stick", hence an occupational name for someone who applied clay daub or whitewash on buildings.
Label French
Variant of Labelle.
Letcher English
Topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream. From Old English læcc, plus the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.
Lilienthal Jewish
Means "valley of lilies" in German, being this word derived from Lilie "lily" and Thal "valley".
Machín Spanish
Derived from the Basque name Matxin.
Maciel Portuguese, Spanish
Possibly derived from Portuguese maça "apple".
Massip Catalan
Derived from Latin mancipium, meaning "(purchased) slave".
Mídeno Guanche
From Guanche *mīdĭdăn, meaning "legitimate humans". This surname was borne by Guanche people.
Miramond Medieval Occitan, Occitan, French
From Old Occitan mirar "look" and mond "world".
Nerby English, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
From Old Norse neðri "lowest" and býr "farm".
Nute Anglo-Saxon, English
Derived from the given name Cnute. Alternatively, it may be of nickname origin, from the Old English word hnutu, which meant brown, and would have been given to someone with a brown complexion.
Pagès Occitan, Catalan
Means "peasant" in Occitan and Catalan.
Porcari Italian, English
From Italian porci "pigs", denoting someone who worked as a pig herder.
Ravier Occitan
Means "horseradish" in French, denoting someone who selled them.
Rector English
Status name for the director of an institution, in particular the head of a religious house or a college. Also an anglicized form of Richter.
Redman English, Irish
Variant of Raymond. Also a nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde "red" and man "man".
Shipton English
From Old English scip "sheep", and tun "enclosure; settlement".
Speed English
A nickname for a fortunate person, from Middle English sped, "success".
Stillman English
From German still "quiet" and Mann "man", hence, "calm man".
Vanlow English (Rare)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Van Look.
Vinette English
Derived from French vignette "sprig".
Wellman English
From German Welle meaning "wave" and man, meaning "man", referring to someone who lived by a stream.
Wiflin English (Rare)
Possibly derived from the elements wefa and land.
Willman English
Occupational name for someone who was the servant of a man called Will.