Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which an editor of the name is Mike C.
usage
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aamissepp Estonian
Aamissepp is an Estonian surname meaning "cooper". From "aam" (genitive: "aami", partitive "aami" meaning a "big barrel" and "sepp", meaning "smith".)
Aasum Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse aas "hill" and um "around".
Abakumova Russian
Feminine form of Abakumov (Абакyмов)
Abboud Arabic
Derived from a nickname for any name beginning with Abdul.... [more]
Abdul-Jabbar Arabic, Indian
This last name is famous for a basketball player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Abebe Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "flower" in Amharic.
Abed Iranian
literally meaning "worshipper", "adorer", or "devout". May be either a surname or given name.
Abercrombie Scottish
Derived from a surname. It is the name of a parish in Fife, Scotland, on the northern shore of the Frith of Forth, whence the possessor took his surname; from Aber, marshy ground, a place where two or more streams meet; and cruime or crombie, a bend or crook... [more]
Abergel Judeo-Spanish
Means "one-legged" or "one-footed" in Moroccan Arabic, from Arabic رِجْل (rijl) meaning "leg, foot".
Abernathy Scottish
A different form of Abernethy, which originally meant "person from Abernethy", Perth and Kinross ("confluence of the (river) Nethy"). This was one of the surnames of the Scots who settled in northern Ireland during the ‘plantation’ in the 17th century, and it was brought to the U.S. as the name of a Southern plantation owner.
Abidaoud Aramaic
Ancient last name of Aramaic-Phoenician Origin (Abidaoud)... [more]
Abidaouds Aramaic-Phoenician
Ancient last name of Aramaic-Phoenician Origin (Abidaoud)... [more]
Abke American (Rare)
Abke is an Americanized version of an unknown German surname.... [more]
Abkhazi Georgian
Means "Abkhaz person" in Georgian, referring to a member of the Abkhaz ethnic group inhabiting the Black Sea coast. This was the name of a Georgian family of princely status descended from the Shervashidze ruling family of Abkhazia.
Abourouphael Arabic
Means "father of rouphael" in Arabic, used especially in Lebanon and the Maghreb region (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia).
Abrahamian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Abrahamyan.
Abrahamyan Armenian
Means "son of Abraham".
Abramov Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Abram 1 or Abram 2".
Absher German
Absher comes from either the German surname Habich, which comes from the surname Hawk... [more]
Achampomaa African
Allegedly a feminine form of Achampong used in Ghana.
Aćimović Serbian
A patronymic surname derived from the given name Aćim.
Ackley English
From an Old English surname: a place name which meant "Oak meadow". A variation of this is: "dwells at the oak tree meadow". ... [more]
Ackroyd English
Topographic name from northern Middle English ake "oak" and royd "clearing".
Acy English (Rare)
Possibly from the given name Ace.
Adachi Japanese
From Japanese 安 (a) meaning "peace" or 足 (a) meaning "leg, foot" and 達 (tachi), a plural marker, or 立 (tachi) meaning "stand".
Adaksina Russian
Feminine form of Adaksin (Адаксин)
Adil Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Adil.
Affleck Galician, Scottish
Variation of Auchinleck, a town near Dundee, Scotland... Ben & Casey Affleck are famous bearers of the name. Auchinleck appears to have been one of those places where the ancient Celts and Druids held conventions, celebrated their festivals, and performed acts of worship... [more]
Afif Arabic
From the given name Afif.
Agapova Russian
Feminine form of Agapov.
Ageyeva Russian
Feminine form of Ageyev.
Ageykina Russian
Feminine form of Ageykin
Agha Turkish
Means "chief, master, lord" in Turkish. From the Turkish ağa 'chief, master, lord', from the Old Turkish aqa 'elder brother'. Traditionally it was a title for a civilian or military officer, or often part of such title, and was placed after the name of certain military functionaries in the Ottoman Empire... [more]
Agishcheva Russian
Feminine form of Agishchev (Агищев)
Agisheva Russian, Kazakh, Uzbek
Feminine form of Agishev.
Agishina Russian
Feminine form of Agishin (Агишин)
Agualo Chamorro
Chamoru for "pertaining to farming"
Agudo Spanish
Agudo is sharp in spanish
Aguerre Basque (Gallicized)
Parisianized form of Agerre.
Agumanu Igbo, Trinidadian Creole
its an last name and first name that comes from an Igbo tribe in Trinidad
Aguni Japanese
From the Japanese 粟 (a or awa) "foxtail millet" and 國 or 国 (kuni, guni or koku) "country."
Aguon Chamorro
From Chamorro agu, meaning "to change, to vary" and the suffix on meaning "to be able". The term's modern usage refers to the starch portion of a Chamorro meal. In the olden days, the Chamorro meal consisted of fish and vegetables, but the starch portion of the meal would highly depend on what was in season.
Agusheva Russian
Feminine form of Agushev (Агушев)
Aguzarov Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname of unknown meaning.
Ahishakiye Rwandan
AHISHAKIYE is a both male (most) and female name which means "Whenever God want" and is originally from Rwanda. It is a familiar name in the East African countries speaking Kinyarwanda and Kirundi such as Rwanda, Uganda, RDC, Burundi and Tanzania... [more]
Ahtisaari Finnish (Rare)
A notable bearer is Martti Ahtisaari (b. 1937), the tenth president of Finland (1994-2000), a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and a United Nations diplomat and mediator noted for his international peace work... [more]
Aikawa Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Aino Japanese (Rare)
Means "of love" or "of the love" in japanese. A notable name bearer is a fictional character "Minako Aino" in the "Sailor Moon" anime... [more]
Aizen Popular Culture
This Japanese surname is used as 藍染 with 藍 (ran, ai) meaning "indigo" and 染 (sen, shi.mi, shi.miru, -shi.meru, -ji.miru, so.maru, so.meru, -zo.me, -zome) meaning "colour, dye, paint, print, stain." Normally, this would be romanticised as Aizome.... [more]
Akamori Japanese (Rare)
From 赤 (aka) meaning "red" combined with 森 (mori) meaning "forest."... [more]
Akatsutsumi Popular Culture
Combination of 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 堤 (tsutsumi) meaning "bank, embankment, dike," used on the character Momoko Akatsutsumi (赤堤 ももこ) in the anime 'Powerpuff Girls Z', the anime adaptation of the Cartoon Network series 'The Powerpuff Girls' (the character in question being equivalent to Blossom in the original cartoon).... [more]
Akbulut Turkish
Means "white cloud" in Turkish.
Akdağ Turkish
Habitational name for someone who lived near any of the various mountains named Akdağ in Turkey, from Turkish ak meaning "white" and dağ meaning "mountain".
Akhatov Tatar, Uzbek, Kazakh
Means "son of Akhat".
Akhmedova Russian
Feminine form of Akhmedov (Ахмедов)
Akibara Japanese
This surname combines 昭 (shou, aki) meaning "shining, bright", 秋 (shuu, aki, toki) meaning "autumn" or 穐 with the same sounds and meaning with 原 (gen, hara) meaning "field, meadow, original, plain, prairie, primitive, tundra, wilderness."
Akimoto Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 元 or 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Akinfeev Russian
Means "son of Akinfiy".
Akino Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" or 乃 (no) meaning "from".
Akita Japanese
This surname can be used as 秋田, 明田, 穐田, 飽田 or 阿北 with 秋/穐 (shuu, aki, toki) meaning "autumn," 明 (mei, myou, min, a.kari, aka.rui, aka.rumu, aki.raka, a.keru, -a.ke, a.ku(ru), a.kasu) meaning "clear," 飽 (hou, a.kiru, a.kasu, a.ku, aki) meaning "boredom," 阿 (a, o, omone.ru, kuma) meaning "corner, nook," 田 (den, ta) meaning "rice field" and 北 (hou, kita) meaning "north."... [more]
Akizora Japanese
can be made with the kanji 旻(akizora) meaning "autumn sky" or the word 秋空 (akizora) meaning "autumn sky".
Aksakova Russian
Feminine form of Aksakov (Аксаков), a common surname in Russia
Aksanova Russian
Feminine form of Aksanov (Аксанов)
Aksentseva Russian
Feminine form of Aksentsev (Аксенцев)
Aksentsova Russian
Feminine form of Aksentsov (Аксенцов)
Aksentyeva Russian
Feminine form of Aksentyev (Аксентьев)
Aksyanova Russian
Feminine form of Aksyanov (Аксянов)
Aksyutina Russian
Feminine form of Aksyutin (Аксютин)
Akulova Russian
Feminine form of Akulov (Акулов)
Akyıldız Turkish
Means "white star" in Turkish.
Alabaster English
From the name of a whitish kind of gypsum used for vases, ornaments and busts, ultimately deriving from Greek alabastros, itself perhaps from Egyptian 'a-labaste "vessel of the goddess Bast"... [more]
Alam Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
Alan Crom Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous village.
Alanís Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
Albalat Catalan
Means "white winged" from medieval Catalan alb ("white") and alat ("winged"), originally from Latin albalatus ("of white wings") and used by the Visigoths before the Umayyad conquest of Hispania to name the cotton thistle because of its whitish spiny-winged stems.
Albanese Italian
Southern Italian : ethnic name from albanese ‘(an) Albanian’, applied to someone from Albania or from one of the Albanian settlements in Abruzzo, Apulia, Campania, and Sicily.
Albéniz Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Albeiz.
Alberti Italian
From the given name Alberto.
Albinet French
Derived from the medieval French masculine given name Albinet, which was a diminutive (as the -et suffix indicates) of the given name Albin.... [more]
Alborty Ossetian
Derived from Loir, the name of a village in present-day North Ossetia-Alania.
Alcaraz Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Alcobendas Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Aldunate Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Alduate.
Alejandro Spanish
From the personal name Alejandro, Spanish form of Alexander.
Alekhina Russian
Feminine form of Alekhin (Алехин)
Aleksanyan Armenian
Means "son of Aleksan".
Alekseyeva Russian
Feminine form of Alekseyev (Алексеев)
Alexandrov Russian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrov.
Aleyeva Russian
Feminine form of Aleyev (Алеев)
Alfani Italian
(or Alfano) three possibilities: from the German word halfer ("helper"), from a place called Alfano, which is supposed to be from the Arab al fannan ("wild donkey"), and Alfana is the name of a race (as in type) of Arab horses, so could be someone related to horses.
Alfes Jewish
Official website of the the City of Alfés (in the Province Lleida, Catalonia, Spain) says:... [more]
Alhambra Spanish
Refers to the Alhambra, a palace complex located in Granada, Spain. The name itself is derived from Arabic الْحَمْرَاء‎‎ (Al-Ḥamrā) meaning "the red one" or, ultimately, from Arabic أَحْمَر (ʾaḥmar) "red".
Alimpiev Russian
Means "son of Alimpiy".
Alistratova Russian
Feminine form of Alistratov (Алистратов)
Aliyeva Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Russian
Feminine form of Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Əliyev, Kazakh: Әлиев, Russian: Алиев)
Allam Arabic
originally an arabic name but has been used by english speakers. the name means "recognized" or "famous". in other languages it means "one who represents us" and in some languages translates as "flag"
Alliluyeva Russian
Feminine form of Alliluyev (Аллилуев)
Almada Portuguese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous city.
Almanza Spanish
Originally indicated a person from Almanza, a city in northern Spain. The city's name itself is derived from Arabic المنزل (al-manzil) meaning "the house".
Almarza Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 localities: the Castilian municipality of Almarza, Comarca of El Valle or the Riojan municipality of Almarza de Cameros.
Almazán Spanish
Habitational name demoting someone originally from the municipality of Almazán in Castile and León, Spain. The name itself is derived from Arabic المكان المحصن (al-makān al-ḥiṣn) meaning "the fortified place" or "the stronghold".
Almoguera Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Alogrina Russian
Feminine form of Alogrin (Алогрин)
Alpini Italian
(or Alpino) possibly denoting a person from the Alpes.
Alpízar Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous locality in the Andalusian province of Huelva.
Alquiza Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Alkiza.
Álvaro Spanish
Either derived from the given name Alvaro or a variant of Alvarez.
Alyea French (Huguenot)
From D'Ailly. It can be traced back to France in 1400's. The family with this last name came over to the United States, mainly on the East Coast in the 16th century as huguenot refugees.
Alyenina Russian
Feminine form of Alyenin (Аленин)
Amachi Japanese
This surname is used as 天知, 天地, 天池, 天内, 雨知 or 雨地 with 天 (ten, ama-, amatsu, ame) meaning "heavens, imperial, sky", 雨 (u, ama-, ame, -same) meaning "rain", 知 (chi, shi.raseru, shi.ru) meaning "know, wisdom", 地 (ji, chi) meaning "earth, ground", 池 (chi, ike) meaning "cistern, pond, pool, reservoir" and 内 (dai, nai, uchi, chi) meaning "among, between, home, house, inside, within."... [more]
Amagai Japanese
This is a variation of Japanese surname Amaya. Ama means "Heaven(ly)" and Gai means "Valley".
Amai Japanese
This surname is used as 天井 or 甘井 with 天 (ten, ama-, amatsu, ame) meaning "heavens, imperial, sky", 甘 (kan, ama.i, ama.eru, ama.yakasu, uma.i) meaning "be content, coax, pamper, sugary, sweet" and 井 (shou, sei, i) meaning "community, town, well, well crib."
Amaliyeva Russian
Feminine form of Amaliyev (Амалиев)
Amami Japanese
amami is a surname which can mean heavenly beauty, heavenly truth, or heavenly ocean. the first meaning is made up of the kanji 天 (ama) meaning heaven and 美 (mi) meaning beauty. the second meaning consists of 天 (ama) and 実 (mi) meaning truth... [more]
Ameen Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Amin.
Ameglio Italian
There are two hypotheses: the first is it derived from the Latin name Amelius which came from Amius, name of Etruscan origin; the other is it derived from Amali, name of a mighty Ostrogothic family, which means "virgin of the forest".
Amer Arabic, Urdu
Variant of 'Aamir.
Amezcua Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Amezkua.
Amini Persian, Arabic
From the given name Amin.
Amir Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Amir 1 or 'Aamir.
Am Magh Fada Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous former burgh.
An Chinese, Korean
From Chinese 安 (ān) meaning "peace, quiet".
Anastassakis Greek
Crete born John Anthony Aniston, (birth name Yiannis Anitios Anastassakis) is an American actor and the father of actress Jennifer Aniston.
Andishmand Ancient Persian
ANDISHMAND (pronounced: AEN-DEESH-MAND, in the West D is silent), Origin Middle-Persian, means one who thinks (i.e. an intellectual). Given to people of Persian and non-Persian descent of diverse Persian or Central Asian ethnic and religious backgrounds (including Jews, Christians, Zoroastrians) based on a person's profession that requires thinking (technocrat, writer, poet, intellectual).
Andrulewicz Lithuanian (Modern, Rare), Polish (Modern, Rare), Jewish (Modern, Rare), Latvian
Originally Andrulevičus or Andrulevičius, it means "ben-Adam" or "ben-ish" ("ben" being "son" in Hebrew; Adam meaning "man")... [more]
Andújar Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
Angoco Chamorro
“to Trust in” “to rely on” “to have confidence in” “to have faith in” “to place reliance in” “to confide in”
Angott Italian (Anglicized)
The origin of this surname is unknown but is most likely an anglicized version of the Italian surname 'Angotti'.... [more]
Anguino American, Spanish (Mexican)
Mexican-American last name
Anno Japanese
Means "of hermitage" in Japanese. A famous bearer is famous Japanese illustrator and children's educational book author Mitsumasa Anno (1926-present).
Ànsruthair Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous town.
Anwar Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Anwar.
Aozaki Japanese (Rare)
Ao means "blue,somewhat green" & zaki means "blossom". So, Nobutaka "Blue Blossom",is an artist who was born in Japan,but now lives in New York as an artist who has been featured in magazines.
Arakawa Japanese
From 荒 (ara) meaning "rough, wild, violent" or 新 (ara) meaning "new" combined with 川/河 (kawa) meaning "river, stream."
Arakelyan Armenian
Means "son of Arakel".
Arashi Japanese
This surname is used as 嵐 (ran, arashi) meaning "storm, tempest."... [more]
Arcaya Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Arkaia.
Archibong Efik, Ibibio
of Efik Origin, originally pronounced asibong but changed by the british to Archibong, meaning Kings Father, Kings Friend, (amasi Obong)
Ardehi Persian, Kurdish, Ancient Persian
House Ardehis of Zagors or Ardahvans (Persian: اردهیان) were one of the Persian Sassanid royal families, who occupied the Mounts of Zagros before the Islamic conquest of Persia in 650 CE. Ardahvans in Shahnameh and Persian mythology are mentioned to be the first settlers of Zagros mountains, and the constructors of Forts Of Zagros.
Ardies Irish
Irish Isle Of Ards
Arige Telugu
This name is famous surname in telugu states of South India.
Arizala Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Aritzala.
Arkhipov Russian
Means "son of Arkhip".
Arlegui Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Arlegi.
Arousi Jewish, Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, Arabic
Yemenite Jewish and Arabic name possibly deriving from Arabic words aroosi, "bridal, relating to a wedding", rousi, "groom". El Aroussi, a variant, is found densely in Morocco and Francophone populations (France, Canada).
Arregui Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Arregi.
Arróniz Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Arroitz.
Arslan Turkish
Variant of Aslan.
Artavia Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Artabia.
Asad Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Asad.
Asakawa Japanese
From Japanese 浅 (asa) meaning "shallow" and 川 or 河 (kawa) meaning "river".
Asakura Japanese
From Japanese 朝 (asa) meaning "morning", 浅 (asa) meaning "shallow", or 麻 (asa) meaning "hemp" and 倉 (kura) meaning "warehouse, storehouse".
Asamizu Japanese
made with kanji 朝(asa) meaning "morning" or 浅(asa) meaning "shallow" with 水(mizu) neaning "water".
Aselton American
Asel being a variant of Asil meaning ""noble"" and ton meaning ""town"".
Ashikaga Japanese
Ashikaga is a surname that originated with samurai families. Kaga means "Flower Bud,Reed" and Ashi means "Place",but it is most commonly, ( if not always ) written with characters meaning ,"foot" and "advantage".
Asimov Russian
Originally spelled Ozimov, Asimov is the anglicized surname of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov. His father was not familiar with Latin characters when they immigrated to the United States, when Isaac was 3, so the name became Asimov, not Azimov.... [more]
Aslanian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Aslanyan.
Aslanyan Armenian
Derived from Turkic arslan meaning "lion".
Atadana Ghana
It means "I AM STILL STRONG". Originated from the northern part of Ghana precisely the Kasena tribe
Athanasiou Greek (Cypriot)
From the personal name Athanasios, "immortal", with the Cypriot genitive suffix -ou.
Atienza Spanish, Filipino
Habitational name from the municipality of Atienza in Guadalajara province, Spain.
Au Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Ou.
Aut Czech, German (Swiss), Russian, Catalan
Means "Hard Worker" in Czech.... [more]
Avellaneda Spanish
It literally means "hazelnut grove", denoting someone who either lived near one or worked in one.
Aven Scandinavian, English, German, Dutch, French (Anglicized)
Scandinavian: unexplained.... [more]
Avksentyev Russian
Variant of Aksyonov (Аксёнов)
Avksentyeva Russian
Feminine form of Avksentyev (Авксентьев)
Awsumb Norwegian
Norwegian habitation surname. Åsum/Aasum/Aasumb is a common place name in Scandinavia, generally referring to an ancient farm or homestead. Derived from Old Norse aas ‘hill’ + um ‘around’. Norwegian emigrants from the Åsum farm in the traditional district of Vinger (Hedmark, Norway) adopted the Anglicized spelling ‘Awsumb’ after arriving in North America in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
Azadi Persian
From the given name Azad.
Azarina Russian
Feminine form of Azarin (Азарин)
Azcona Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Azkona.
Aziz Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Aziz.
Azuaje-fidalgo Portuguese (Rare), Spanish, Italian
Fidalgo from Galician and Portuguese filho de algo — equivalent to "nobleman", but sometimes literally translated into English as "son of somebody" or "son of some (important family)"—is a traditional title of Portuguese nobility that refers to a member of the titled or untitled nobility... [more]
Babayan Armenian
Derived from Turkish baba meaning "father".
Backhurst English (British)
Meaning bake house or wood cutter
Bączalski Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of a cluster of 3 Lesser Polish villages: Bączal Dolny, Bączal Górny, or Bączałka.
Baertsch German
Means "loyalty".
Bagci Turkish (Rare)
Bagci translated into English means vigneron, a vigneron is a person who cultivates grapes for winemaking. Originated in the 1920s in Turkey after the Balkan wars
Bai Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
Baile Phùir Scottish Gaelic
Proper, non-Anglicized form of Balfour.
Balaguer Catalan, Spanish, Filipino
Habitational name for someone originally from the city of Balaguer in Catalonia, Spain.
Balija Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting either "traders/merchants" or "agriculturists".
Balji Indian, Telugu
Another form of Balija.
Ballinger American
From the YouTuber, Colleen Ballinger (1986-)
Ballou Haitian Creole, French (Caribbean), French
The Ballou name comes from that Medieval landscape of northwestern France known as Brittany. The name Ballou was originally derived from the family having lived in Brittany, where this distinguished family was established from ancient times... [more]
Balthazor German, German (Austrian)
A Germanic Austrian form of Balthazar
Balza Spanish (Archaic), Belgian (Archaic), Filipino (Hispanicized, Archaic)
The surname Balza is a derivation (Belzer, Balzac, Balzer, etc.) of the ancient name "Balthazar", meaning "one of the three wise men."
Bandy German
This interesting surname of German and Ashkenazic origin is a diminutive of the metonymic occupational name Band, originally given to someone who made the wooden hoops with which wooden barrels were fastened together, deriving from the Germanic band meaning "hoop", "band"... [more]
Baniaga Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog banyaga meaning "foreigner".
Banksy English, Popular Culture
This is pseudonyms Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. Banksy's real name might be Robin Gunningham. How Banksy got his pseudonym is unknown... [more]
Baquiran Filipino, Ilocano
Derived from Ilocano bakiran meaning "forest".
Barbon French (Quebec)
Derived from the nickname barbon meaning "old codger" as well as referring to a "confirmed bachelor".
Bárcenas Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Espinosa de los Monteros.
Bargy Anglo-Saxon
The surname Bargy was first found in Gloucestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Barker English
SURNAME Town cryer, or someone who shouts out notices
Bartochowski Polish
This indicates familial origin with the village of Bartochów.
Bascöurt French
The Bascourt or Bascur surname is from France, from that place dates the beginning of the surname, however the French of previous centuries had no records of that surname. ... [more]
Baskir Turkish (Rare), South American (Rare)
Used by Jewish families that were running away from anti-semites. It's meaning is 'printer' or 'pressures are...'
Basom English
origin possible of saxon origin
Bastiat French
Meaning of this name is unknown. Possibly derived from Sebastian The surname Bastiat was first found in Poitou, where this family held a family seat since ancient times.
Baszowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Baszowice.
Batres Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Baugher German
Means peasant farmer in German.
Baumfree Dutch, American, African American
This name is clearly derived from Sojourner Truth, a former African-American slave who was born as Isabella Bomefree (but at some point the surname was changed to the more German-looking Baumfree). Although Sojourner's original owners - James and Elizabeth Bomefree/Baumfree - were apparently of Dutch descent, it is questionable whether the surname is really of Dutch origin... [more]
Bauzon Filipino
Meaning unknown, of Hokkien origin.
Bay English
From the Middle English given name Baye.
Baygents Anglo-Saxon
The earliest recorded spelling of the surname was "Besant", "Bezant", or "Beasant", which comes from an old French word "besant", which, in turn, was derived from the Latin term "byzantius aureus". The "byzantius" or "bezant" was a gold coin named after the city of Byzantium (ancient name in BC, later named 'Constantinople' in 330 AD)... [more]
Bazzaty Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ბაზი (bazi) meaning "falcon" or from a given name derived from Tatar базу (bazu) meaning "to dare" (given in hopes that a son would become a warrior).
Beer English, German, Dutch, German (Swiss)
Habitational name from any of the forty or so places in southwestern England called Beer(e) or Bear(e). Most of these derive their names from the West Saxon dative case, beara, of Old English bearu ‘grove’, ‘wood’ (the standard Old English dative bearwe being preserved in Barrow)... [more]
Begum Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Kashmiri, Urdu, Punjabi, Turkish
From the Persian title بیگم (beygom) meaning "lady, madam", traditionally used as a royal title for Muslim females in Central and South Asia. It is the feminine equivalent of the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg).
Bekanowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Bekanówka.
Belalcázar Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality with the coordinates 38°34′31″N 5°10′02″W.
Belgrave English
Aristocratic surname from French, meaning "beautiful grove"; comes from a place name in Leicestershire. A famous namesake is British polar explorer Belgrave Ninnis, who perished in Antarctica on a 1912 expedition.
Bellizzi Maltese
A name of Maltese origin meaning "beautiful".
Bełzowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Bełzów.
Benkowski Polish
Polish Origin
Benningfield English, Anglo-Saxon
Benningfield is believed to be either ... [more]
Ben Simon Hebrew
Means "son of Simon" or "son of Shimon" in Hebrew.
Ben Tzvi Hebrew
Means "son of Tzvi" in Hebrew.
Ben Ya'akov Hebrew
Means "son of Yaakov" or "son of Jacob" in Hebrew.
Beollan English, Irish, Scottish Gaelic
English: variant of Boland.... [more]
Bergoglio Italian
From the name of a village in Piedmont, Italy. A notable bearer is Jorge Mario Bergoglio (1936-), better known as Pope Francis, the current head of the Catholic Church.
Berkeley English
It is English and it is also a surname.
Bessa Portuguese
Origin in the name Beça surname of medieval ancestry
Beteta Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.