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Alighieri Italian
From the given name Alighiero, Italian form of Aldiger. A famous bearer of this surname is Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), author of the Divine Comedy.
Ariosto Italian
From the Germanic given name Ariost, meaning "battle-ready". A famous bearer of this surname is Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533).
Ashida Japanese
Combination of the kanji 芦 (ashi, "reed") and 田 (ta, "field").
Asō Japanese
Combination of the kanji 麻 (asa, "hemp plant") and 生 (fu, "place where vegetation grows"), thus "place where hemp plants grow". A famous bearer of this surname is Japanese Prime Minister Tarō Asō (麻生 太郎; b. 1940).
Baroni Italian
Variant of Barone.
Barzagli Italian
Probably from barezzo, an old word of Germanic origin used to denote people who bred pigs or sold ham.
Cannavaro Italian
Probably from a nickname used to refer to rope makers or hemp growers. This surname is most famously borne by brothers Fabio (1973–) and Paolo Cannavaro (1981–), former football players.
Capecchi Italian
Probably from Old Italian capecchio, either denoting a type of cheap batting and, by extension, upholsterers, who worked with it, or as a nickname for a person with bristly hair or beard.... [more]
Caputo Italian
Derived from Latin caput meaning "head", used as a nickname for a big-headed or stubborn person.
Carducci Italian
From Riccarduccio, an affectionate form of the given name Riccardo. A famous bearer of this surname is Italian poet Giosuè Carducci (1835-1907), winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1906.
Cossiga Italian, Sardinian
Sardinian translation of the place name Corsica. A famous bearer of the name is Francesco Cossiga (1928-2010), Italian politician who served as Prime Minister (1979-1980) and as President (1985-1992).
D'amelia Italian
Either from the given name Amelia or from the town of Amelia, in Umbria.
D'annunzio Italian
Patronymical form of Annunzio, Italian form of the Latin given name Annuntius. A famous bearer of this surname is Italian poet Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863-1938).
De Curtis Italian
Originally denoting someone who was short, or came from a family of short people. A famous bearer of this surname is Italian actor Antonio "Totò" De Curtis (1898–1967).
Deledda Italian, Sardinian
Variant of Ledda. A famous bearer of this surname is Nobel Prize for Literature recipient Grazia Deledda (1871–1936).
De Simone Italian
Patronymic form of the given name Simone 2.
Di Benedetto Italian
From the given name Benedetto.
Fillmore English
Of uncertain origin: it could be derived from the Norman given name Filimor, composed of the Germanic elements filu ("very") and mari or meri ("famous"), or it might be a combination of the Saxon elements fille ("abundance") and mere, a word denoting a lake or otherwise humid land.
Gassmann German, Jewish
From German Gasse or Yiddish גאַס (gas), both from Middle High German gazze, meaning "street", denoting someone who lived in a street of a city, town or village.... [more]
Giaccone Italian
Probably a modification of the given name Giacomo.
Giorgi Italian
From the given name Giorgio.
Grassi Italian
Variant of Grasso.
Grasso Italian
Means "fat" in Italian, used as a nickname for a stout person.
Hatoyama Japanese
Combination of the kanji 鳩 (hato, "pigeon, dove") and 山 (yama, "mountain"). This surname was borne by Ichirō Hatoyama (1883–1959) and his grandson Yukio (1947–).
Hiranuma Japanese
Combination of the kanji 平 (hira, "flat; ordinary; low-ranking person") and 沼 (numa, "swamp, bog"), thus "flat swamp".
Inzaghi Italian
Probably from the town of Inzago, near Milan. This surname is most famously borne by brothers Filippo (1973–) and Simone Inzaghi (1976–).
Kaifu Japanese
Combination of the kanji 海 (kai, "sea, ocean") and 部 (bu, "division, section"). A famous bearer of this surname is Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu (海部 俊樹; b. 1931).
Kiyoura Japanese
Combination of the Kanji 清 (kiyo, "clear, pure, refreshing, clean") and 浦 (ura, "bay, inlet"). A famous bearer of this surname was Japanese Prime Minister Kiyoura Keigo (清浦 奎吾; 1850–1942).
Knopfler English, German
Derived from Knopf (German for "button"), this surname was originally given to button makers or button sellers. A famous bearer of this surname is English musician Mark Knopfler (1949-).
Koiso Japanese
Combination of the kanji 小 (ko; "small, little, short") and 磯 (iso; "seashore")
Konoe Japanese
Means "royal guardian" in Japanese. The kanji that make up this name are 近 (kon, "near, close") and 衛 (e, "protection"). A famous bearer of this surname was Japanese Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoe (近衞 文麿; 1891–1945).
Lancia Italian
From Latin lancea, meaning "spear", given to those who made, sold or used spears. A famous bearer of this surname is Vincenzo Lancia (1881-1937), who established the Lancia car brand in 1906.
Ledda Italian, Sardinian
Probably from the former Medieval town of Lella, in northern Sardinia. The transformation of -ll- into -dd- is common in Sardinian.
Leopardi Italian
From the medieval given name Leopardus. A famous bearer of this surname is Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837), one of the most influential Italian poets.
Manzoni Italian
Of uncertain origin: could be derived from a nickname given to those who raised and took care of bullock, or from the medieval terms manso or mansueto, denoting a gentle person.... [more]
Marinetti Italian
Variant of Marino. A famous bearer of this surname is Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876-1944), considered to be the founder of Futurism.
Meloni Italian
From Italian mela ("apple", from Latin malum) or melone ("melon", from Latin melopepo), both ultimately from Ancient Greek μῆλον (mêlon), meaning "apple", "fruit from a tree"... [more]
Modigliani Italian
Used by Sepharditic Jews, this surname comes from the Italian town of Modigliana, in Romagna. Famous bearers of this surname include painter Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) and Nobel Prize in Economics recipient Franco Modigliani (1918–2003).
Moneta Italian
Possibly originating from a nickname given to those who lived near a temple dedicated to Juno Moneta. A famous bearer of this surname is Nobel Prize for Peace recipient Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (1833–1918).
Montale Italian
From Latin mons ("mountain"), this surname was originally given as a nickname to people who lived on hills and mountains. A famous bearer of this surname is Italian poet and writer Eugenio Montale (1896-1981), winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1975.
Murayama Japanese
Combination of the kanji 村 (mura, "village") and 山 (yama, "mountain"). A famous bearer of this surname is Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama (村山 富市; b. 1924).
Nakasone Japanese
Combination of the kanji 中 (naka, "middle"), 曽 (so, of uncertain meaning) and 根 (ne, "root"). A famous bearer of this surname was Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone (中曽根 康弘; 1918–2019).
Noda Japanese
Combination of the kanji 野 (no, "area, field, hidden part of a structure; wild, rustic") and 田 (ta, "rice paddy, field"). A famous bearer of this surname is Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (野田 佳彦; b. 1957).
Obuchi Japanese
Combination of the kanji 小 (o, "small") and 渕 (淵, fuchi, "abyss, edge"). A famous bearer of this surname is Japanese Prime Minister Keizō Obuchi (小渕 恵三; 1937–2000).
Ōkuma Japanese
Combination of the kanji 大 (ō, "big, great") or 逢 (ō, "meeting") and 熊 (kuma, "bear") or 隈 (kuma, "recess, corner, shade")
Oliva Italian, Spanish
Of uncertain origin: derived either from a nickname to those who picked, worked with or sold olives, or from the given name Oliva.
Olivieri Italian
From the given name Oliviero.
Palmieri Italian
Derived from Italian palmiere meaning "pilgrim".
Peruzzi Italian
From the given name Piero.
Pisano Italian
Variant of Pisani.
Poli Italian
From the given name Polo, medieval variant of Paolo.
Sartori Italian
Variant of Sarto, through Latin Sartorius.
Scognamiglio Italian
Literally "millet thresher", probably from the Neapolitan verb scugnà ("to thresh") and miglio ("millet"), denoting cereal threshers.
Shidehara Japanese
Combination of the kanji 幣 (shide, of uncertain meaning) and 原 (hara, "meadow").
Spinelli Italian
Variant of Spina, of uncertain etymology: could be related to several place names in Italy, to given names such as Crispino, or to the crown of thorns placed on the head of Jesus.
Stella Italian
Italian for "star". Either possibly derived from the given name Stella, or from several places in Italy containing the word stella.
Tognazzi Italian
From the given name Antonio. A famous bearer was Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi (1922–1990).
Toni Italian
From the given name Antonio.
Totti Italian
From the Medieval given name Toto, abbreviation of either Benedetto or Battista... [more]
Volpe Italian
Italian cognate of Fox.
Wakatsuki Japanese
Combination of the kanji 若 (waka, "young") and 槻 (tsuki, "Zelkova tree"). A famous bearer of this surname was Japanese Prime Minister Wakatsuki Reijirō (若槻 禮次郎; 1866–1949).