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Abboud Arabic
Derived from a nickname for any name beginning with Abdul.... [more]
Adelsköld Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish adel "nobility, aristocracy" and sköld "shield".
Aguirre Spanish
Hispanicized form of Agirre.
Akçam Turkish
A surname of Turkish origin, ultimate from the words ak meaning "white" and çam meaning "pine tree".
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".
Allende Basque, Spanish
Basque surname possibly linked to the Spanish word allende of Latin origin meaning "beyond" or "besides".
An Chinese, Korean
From Chinese 安 (ān) meaning "peace, quiet".
Ångström Swedish
Combination of Swedish ånga "steam" and ström "river, current, stream". A notable bearer was Swedish physicist Anders Ångström (1814-1874), one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy... [more]
Asplund Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Swedish asp "aspen" and lund "grove".
Bạch Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Bai, from Sino-Vietnamese 白 (bạch).
Bagiński Polish
From the word baginiak meaning "master".
Bian Chinese
Romanization of a Chinese surname, which in Pinyin may be respectively Biàn, Biān or Biǎn. The former, written with the character means "to be impatient", "to be in a hurry" or "excitable" and is by far the most common... [more]
Cao Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Gao from Sino-Vietnamese 高 (cao).
Chouraqui Judeo-Spanish
Means "the one who comes from the east" from Arabic شَرْقِيّ (šarqiyy) meaning "eastern".
Cuda Slovak
Derives from the word name derives from cuda meaning "miracle".
Đoàn Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Duan from Sino-Vietnamese 段 (đoàn).
Domènech Catalan
From the given name Domènec.
Dương Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Yang, from Sino-Vietnamese 楊 (dương).
Güven Turkish
Means "trust, confidence" in Turkish, perhaps designating a trustworthy person or one who trusts in others readily.
Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of He, from Sino-Vietnamese 何 (hà).
Hạ Vietnamese
Derived from the Han character meaning "summer".
Khúc Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Qu, from Sino-Vietnamese 曲 (khúc).
Kostra Czech, Slovak
Unusual surname found in Slovakia and the Czech Republic meaning "skeleton" from the word kostra, ultimately from the word kost meaning "bone". In Czech in particular, kostra refers only to the biological meaning of "skeleton" - a skeleton as an independent entity is known as a kostlivec.
Kriváň Slovak
Taken from the name of the mountain Kriváň, ultimately from kriv- meaning "bent, crooked".
Lâm Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Lin from Sino-Vietnamese 林 (lâm).
Lemercier French
French surname designating a vendor of sewing materials, from the word mercier.
Lương Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Liang from Sino-Vietnamese 梁 (lương).
Lưu Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Liu, from Sino-Vietnamese 劉 (lưu).
Mạc Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Mo from Sino-Vietnamese 幕 (mạc). This was the name of a Vietnamese dynasty that ruled over northern Vietnam between the 16th and 17th centuries.
Made Estonian
Patronymic surname taken either from the female name Magdaleena or the male name Matteus.
Mammadov Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Məmmədov.
Nalbandian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Nalbandyan.
Nalci Turkish
Occupational surname denoting a horse-shoe maker, from the Turkish word nal meaning "horse-shoe" and the particle -cı a suffix appended to words to create a noun denoting a profession or occupation.
Pääsuke Estonian
Means "swallow", taken from the Estonian word.
Răceanu Romanian
Designates someone from Răciu, a commune in Mureş County, Romania.
Saionji Japanese
Japanese surname derived from the kanji for "west", "park, garden" and "Buddhist temple".
Sakalauskas Lithuanian
Ultimately derived from Sokol. Varient forms are Sakalauskienė (married woman or widow) and Sakalauskaitė (unmarried woman).
Segărceanu Romanian
A topographical surname designating someone from Segarcea, a small town in Dolj County, Romania.
Serrallonga Catalan
Taken from the name of a town in the Vallespir district, in Northern Catalonia.
Šťastný Czech, Slovak
From the word, meaning "happy".
Tănăsescu Romanian
Patronymic surname meaning "the son of Tănăs".
Tauler Catalan
From the Catalan word tauler meaning "board".
Tecuceanu Romanian
A topographical Romanian surname meaning "from Tecuci". Tecuci is a city in the Galaţi county of Romania.
Trương Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zhang, from Sino-Vietnamese 張 (trương).
Tsybulenko Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname created from the Ukrainian word цибуля (tsybulya) meaning "onion" and the patronymic ending -enko.
Tupý Slovak
From the word, meaning "blunt, dull".
Urrutia Basque
Basque surname meaning "distant, far away" in Euskara.
Uthman Nigerian
From the given name Uthman.
Văcărescu Romanian
Patronymic derived from Romanian văcar meaning "cowherd".
Valkeapää Finnish
From the Finnish valkea meaning "white", and pää meaning "head" or "tip".
Vengerov Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian surname derived from the word венгр (vengr) meaning "Hungarian".
Virolainen Finnish
From the Finnish word, meaning "an Estonian".
Vorobey Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname taken from the word воробе́й (vorobey) meaning "sparrow".
Vos Dutch
From the word vos meaning "fox", it may have been a nickname for someone with fox-like characteristics.
Wierzbowski Polish
Taken from the word wierzba meaning "willow", this name may have designated someone who lived near a willow tree.
Yavuz Turkish
Means "stern, tough" in Turkish.
Yüce Turkish
Means "exalted, lofty, noble" in Turkish.
Zafar Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name Zafar.
Zakariya Arabic
Arabic surname derived from the name of the prophet Zechariah.
Zaki Arabic
From the given name Zaki.
Zaldívar Basque, Spanish
Derived from Basque zaldi meaning "horse" combined with ibar meaning "valley". This is also the name of a town in Biscay, Spain.
Zeitoun Arabic
Derived from the Arabic زَيْتُون (zaytūn) meaning "olive", a cognate of the Maghrebi Zitouni. It could also be linked to the famous El-Zeitoun district in Cairo, Egypt.
Zelaya Basque
Basque surname related to the Euskara word for "field".
Zhuang Chinese
From Chinese 莊 (zhuāng), the posthumous name of Xiong Lü, a king of the state of Chu that existed during the Zhou dynasty.
Zhuge Chinese
One of the rare Chinese double character surnames. It is ranked 314th in the Hundred Family Surnames. The first character can be read as "all, these, various" and the second character as meaning "vine, vines"... [more]
Zugrăvescu Romanian
Patronymic surname of uncertain origin. It may be derived from the verb a zugrăvi meaning "to paint, to describe figuratively" and therefore mean "The descendant of he who describes/paints".