Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is Registration.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abad Judeo-Spanish
Nickname from abad ‘priest’ (from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’, genitive abbatis, from the Aramaic word meaning ‘father’). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname, an occupational name for the servant of a priest, or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest.
Abadilla Spanish
Variant of Badilla
Arnott Scottish
Habitational name from a place called Arnot, near Kinross
Balkema Frisian
Frisian variant of Baldwin
Boland English
Variant of Bowland and Bolland.
Bonville French
Variant of Bonneville
Bosshart German (Swiss)
Derived from Middle High German bōzen "to thrash" and hart "hard".
Burtsell English (American)
Habitational name from Burshill in East Yorkshire, so named with Old English bryst ‘landslip’, ‘rough ground’ + hyll ‘hill’.
Bussard English (Australian)
Variant of Bosshart
Chido Spanish
Likely given to someone who lived in a cold environment
Crist English
Applied to someone who played the part of christ in a pageant
Dalebout Dutch
From the griven german name Dalbaldus
Darter English (American)
variant of Daughter
Defoor Dutch
Given to someone who lived near a castle or citadel
Delbozque French
French Variant of Del Bosque
Dinger English
Means "one who rings the bell," which is most likely a butler
Dollahan Irish
Variant of Hallahan, meaning "Descendent of Áilleacháin"
Falconi Italian
Means "Falconer"
Ganta Frisian
Probably a habitational name for someone from Bant, in the 17th century an island in Friesland, now the village north of Emmeloord in the Noordoostpolder.
Gayler English (American)
Variant of Gaylord
Genaro Spanish
From the given name Gennaro, but without the 2nd n
Ghio Italian
From the given name Guido
Goforth English
Probably given to someone who likes to lead
Grieser Upper German
topographic name for someone living on a sandy site, from Middle High German griez ‘sand’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.
Habelt German
from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Habo, a short form of various compound names formed with had(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’
Hallas Greek
Given to one who is exempted
Hang German (Swiss)
From the given name Hank
Harnar German
Given to one who was noisy
Heidrick Dutch
Variant of Heidrich
Hildenbrand German
Variant of Hildebrand
Hoffert German
Variant of Hofer
Howat Scottish
Variant of Hewitt
Hughey Irish
From given name Huey
Huskey English (American)
Likely was named after an person who owned a husky
Jurgens English
From the given name Jurgen
Kitzmiller English (American)
Americanized form of German Kitzmüller, literally ‘kid miller’ ( see Kitz + Muller ), a nickname for a miller who kept goats; alternatively, the first element may be from a personal name formed with the Germanic element Gid-, cognate with Old English gidd ‘song’.
Krug German
Means "tavern keeper"
Krzoska Polish
Altered spelling of Polish Brzózka, from a diminutive of Brzoza
Lacasse French
Means "box maker"
Ley English (British)
Variant of Lye, which is given to someone who lives near a meadow
Lunski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Łońsko in Piła voivodeship or Łono in Rzeszów voivodeship.
Manzano Spanish (Mexican)
Habitational name from any of various minor places named Manzano, or a topographic name for someone who lived by an apple tree or orchard, from Spanish manzano ‘apple tree’, Old Spanish maçano, from maçana ‘apple’, Late Latin (mala) Mattiana, a type of apple named in honor of the 1st century bc horticultural writer Gaius Matius.
Mckamey Scottish Gaelic
Variant spelling of Scottish McCamey
Mcmullen Irish
Irish form of McMillan .
Mcphie Scottish
Variant of McPhee
Murphey Irish
Variant of Murphy
Nelms English (American)
Topographic name for someone who lived near or amid a grove of elm trees, from misdivision of Middle English atten elmes ‘at the elms’
Oldshield English
Probably came from the occupation of being a shielder
Olufson Danish
Variant of Olufsen
Parke English
Variant spelling of Park 2 or Park 3.
Pavon Spanish (Latin American)
Nickname for a proud man
Pearcy English (American)
Variant of Percy, which is a name derived from Perci, a parish and canton near St. Lo, in Normandy
Raveling German
nickname or patronymic from Middle Low German rave(n) ‘raven’
Rayl German
Variant of Rehl, which it's meaning is probably a habitational name from Rehl in Rhineland or Rehlen in East Prussia.
Renardo Italian
Italian variant of Reynold
Rieke German
Variant of Rieck
Schelin Swedish
Combination of an unknown element (probably derived from a place name) and the common surname suffix -in.
Schmadeka Low German
Low German variant of Schmied + the diminutive suffix -ke
Shoat English (American)
Variant of Choate
Smet Flemish
One who is a blacksmith
Stanaway English
Possibly a variant form of English Stanway, a habitational name from any of the places called Stanaway, in Essex, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, and Shropshire, all named with Old English stān ‘stone’ + weg ‘track’, ‘road’
Sudlow English (British)
Apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps Sudlow Farm in Cheshire.
Theiss Biblical German
From the given name Theis
Van Deusen Dutch
Habitational name for someone from the German town of Deusen, north of Dortmund, in North Rhine-Westphalia near the Dutch border.
Wechter German
Variant spelling of German Wächter
Whitted Scottish
probably a reduced form of Whitehead