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Rajkoomar Mauritian Creole, South African
Variant of Rajkumar used by Mauritian and South African Indians.
Rajput Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Assamese, Punjabi, Pakistani, Urdu
From Sanskrit राजपुत्र (rajaputra) meaning "prince" (literally "son of the king"), derived from राज (raja) meaning "king" combined with पुत्र (putra) meaning "child, son".
Raju Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil
Variant of Raj chiefly used in Southern India.
Rakhang Thai (Rare)
Means "bell, chime" in Thai.
Rakhmaninov Russian
From a nickname derived from Russian рахманный (rakhmannyy) meaning "lazy". A notable bearer was Russian composer, pianist and conductor Sergei Rakhmaninov (1873-1943).
Rakhmatullin Bashkir, Tatar
From the given name Rakhmatulla.
Ram Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from the given name Ram 1.
Ramachandran Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name Ramachandran, a combination of Rama and Chandra.
Ramadan Arabic, Urdu, Persian
From the given name Ramadan.
Ramakrishnan Indian, Tamil
From the given name Ramakrishna. A notable bearer is Tamil-American structural biologist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (1952-).
Ramamurthy Indian, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant, charming" or "dark, black" (see Rama) combined with मूर्ति (mūrti) meaning "idol, icon".
Ramazashvili Georgian
Means "son of Ramaz".
Ramazonov Uzbek, Tajik
Uzbek and Tajik variant of Ramazanov.
Ramdani Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Ramadan.
Ramezani Persian
From the given name Ramezan.
Ramnarine Indian, Trinidadian Creole
From Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant" combined with a form of the given name Narayana.
Rampersad Indian, Trinidadian Creole, Mauritian Creole
From Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant, charming" combined with प्रसाद (prasāda) meaning "clearness, brightness, purity". It is primarily used by the Indian community in Trinidad and Tobago as well as Mauritius.
Rampersaud Indian, South American
Indo-Guyanese variant of Rampersad.
Ramzan Urdu
From the given name Ramzan.
Rana Indian, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Nepali, Urdu
From the Sanskrit title राणा (rana) meaning "king".
Ranasinghe Sinhalese
From Sanskrit राणा (rana) meaning "king" or रण (rana) meaning "delight, pleasure, joy" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Ranaweera Sinhalese
From Sankrit राणा (rana) meaning "king" or रण (rana) meaning "delight, pleasure, joy" and वीर (vira) maning "hero, man, brave".
Randhawa Pakistani, Indian, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Sikh and Jat tribe in Punjab.
Rankin Scottish, Northern Irish
Patronymic formed from a diminutive of Ronald or Rand.
Rao Chinese
From Chinese 饒 (ráo) referring to the ancient region of Rao, which existed during the state of Zhao in what is now Shaanxi province.
Rasheed Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Rashid.
Rashid Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name Rashid.
Rasool Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Rasul.
Rassam Arabic
Means "artist, painter" in Arabic.
Rastogi Indian, Hindi
Possibly derived from Rohtas, the name of a district in Bihar, India, itself from the name of a Hindu deity.
Rasul Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name Rasul.
Rasulev Bashkir, Uzbek, Tatar
Means "son of Rasul".
Rəsulov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Rəsul".
Rathnayake Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Ratnayake.
Ratnayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Rattana Khmer, Thai
Derived from Thai รัตน์ (rạtn) meaning "gem jewel"
Raviv Hebrew
From Hebrew רָבִיב (raviv) meaning "droplet, rain, drizzle".
Ravshanov Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Ravshan".
Rawlings English
Patronymic formed from the given name Roul.
Raza Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Ridha.
Rebong Chinese (Filipinized)
Filipinized form of Ong.
Reddi Indian, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Reddy.
Reddy Indian, Telugu
Derived from Telugu రెడ్డి (reddi) meaning "village headman".
Refatov Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Rifat".
Regev Hebrew
Means "clod of earth" in Hebrew.
Regragui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Of unknown meaning; predominantly found in Morocco.
Rehman Urdu
From the given name Rehman.
Renaudin French
From the given name Renaud.
Requiroso Filipino
Denoted a person from one of the various places of this name in Spain. Quirós, the place name, may derive from Galician queiroa meaning "heather".
Reshef Hebrew
From the given name Resheph.
Revazishvili Georgian
Means "son of Revaz".
Rexha Albanian
Meaning uncertain.
Rexhepi Albanian
From the given name Rexhep.
Rezaei Persian
From the given name Reza.
Rezai Persian
Variant transcription of Rezaei.
Rezazadeh Persian
From the given name Reza combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Rezgui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic رِزْق (rizq) meaning "livelihood, subsistence, daily bread" (chiefly Tunisian).
Reznikov Russian, Jewish
Occupational name for a Jewish ritual slaughterer, from Yiddish reznik meaning "butcher".
Ri Korean
Alternate romanization of Lee 2 chiefly used in North Korea.
Riahi Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic رِيَاح (riyāḥ) meaning "winds, breezes", the plural of رِيح (rīḥ) meaning "wind".
Ribera Catalan, Spanish
Habitational name from any of various locations in Spain named Ribera, derived from Catalan and Spanish ribera meaning "bank, shore".
Ricciardi Italian
From the given name Riccardo.
Riina Sicilian
Derived from Sicilian rijina meaning "queen".
Rin Japanese
From Japanese 林 (rin) meaning "forest".
Ringer English
From the Norman name Reinger or Rainger derived from the Germanic elements ragin meaning "advice, counsel" and ger meaning "spear"... [more]
Rizal Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
From Spanish ricial meaning "green field" or "rice field". A notable bearer was José Rizal (1861-1896), a Filipino nationalist and national hero.
Rizwan Urdu, Arabic
From the given name Ridwan.
Rizzi Italian
Variant of Ricci.
Roa Spanish
Habitational name from the town of Roa (de Duero) in Burgos province, Spain.
Robitaille French
Of uncertain meaning.
Roe English
Nickname for a timid person, derived from the Middle English ro meaning "roe"; also a midland and southern form of Ray.
Roe Norwegian
Habitational surname for any of the several farmsteads named Roe or Røe, derived from the Old Norse ruð meaning "clearing".
Roh Korean
Alternate transcription of No.
Romanenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Roman.
Romanova Russian
Feminine form of Romanov.
Rosati Italian
Variant of Rosato.
Rossignol French
Means "nightingale" in French, used as a nickname for person with a good singing voice, or ironically, for a raucous person.
Rostamzadeh Persian
From the given name Rostam combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
Rostov Russian, Literature
Either derived from Rostov Oblast, a Russian federal subject, the town of Rostov in Yaroslavl Oblast, or Rostov-on-Don, a Russian city in the Rostov Oblast. This is also the surname of multiple characters from Leo Tolstoy's 1869 novel "War and Peace".
Rostova Russian
Feminine form of Rostov.
Rouhani Persian
Means "cleric, clergyman" or "clean, pure, good" in Persian.
Roussos Greek
Originally a nickname for a red-haired or blond person, derived from Greek ρούσος (roúsos) "red".
Rovira Catalan
Topographic name for someone who lived by an oak wood, from Catalan rovira meaning "oak wood, oak grove".
Rowlands English
Derived from the given name Rowland.
Roy Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Bengali and Assamese form of Raj.
Rubalcava Spanish
Habitational name for someone originally from the town of Rubalcaba in Cantabria, Spain. The name itself is derived from Arabic الربع الخالي (ar-rubʿ al-ḵālī) meaning "the Empty Quarter", referring to the Rub' al Khali desert in the Arabian Peninsula.
Rubin Jewish
From the given name Reuben.
Rubinov Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Rubin" in Russian, though it could also be derived from Russian рубин (rubin) "ruby".
Rudenko Ukrainian
Derived from Ukrainian рудий (rudyy) meaning "red".
Ruisard French (Rare, ?)
Originated as a result of trade between France and the Persian Empires before the Iranian Revolution, probably during the Safavid Dynasty. The surname has its roots in the Persian Riahi surname and the Arabic word رِيح (rīḥ) meaning "wind" and the Persian word “sered” before it was altered to fit French spelling rules.... [more]
Rushdie Kashmiri (Rare)
Derived from Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada) meaning "to go the right way, to follow the right course" or "to be well guided" (related to the given names Rashad and Rashid)... [more]
Rustemov Kazakh
Means "son of Rustem".
Rusu Romanian, Moldovan
From Romanian rus meaning "Russian".
Rutigliano Italian
From the name of a town located in Bari Province of Apulia, Italy.
Rybacki Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Rybaki, derived from Polish ryba meaning "fish".
Rybakov Russian
Means "son of the fisher" from Russian рыбак (rybak) meaning "fisherman".
Rzayev Azerbaijani
Means "son of Rza".
Rzazadə Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Rezazadeh.
Saad Arabic
From the given name Sa'd.
Saadaoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Sa'd" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
Saadatmand Persian
Means "happy, auspicious, blissful" in Persian.
Saadiq Various (Rare)
Rare variant of Sadiq.
Saadoune Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "help", "luck" and "support".
Saba French, Occitan
Nickname from a variant of Occitan sabe meaning "tasty, flavorsome". Compare Sabourin.
Saba Arabic
From the given name Saba or Sabah.
Sabashvili Georgian
Means "son of Saba".
Sabbagh Arabic
Means "dyer" in Arabic.
Sachan Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit सचान (sácāna) meaning "kind, friendly".
Sachdev Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, virtuous, good" and देव (devá) meaning "deity, god".
Sachdeva Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant transcription of Sachdev.
Sadeghi Persian
From the given name Sadegh.
Sadek Arabic
From the given name Sadiq.
Sadiković Bosnian
Means "son of Sadik".
Sadıqov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Sadıq".
Sadozai Pashto, Balochi
Means "son of Sado" in Pashto. The Sadozai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Popalzai mainly inhabiting Pakistan as well as a Baloch tribe living by the Gulf of Oman in Iran... [more]
Sadulaev Chechen
From the Arabic given name Saʼdulla meaning “happiness of Allah” from سَعِدَ (saʿida) “to be happy, to be lucky” combined with Allah.
Sadykov Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar
Means "son of Sadyk".
Saechao Thai
Form of Zhao used by Chinese Thais.
Saechueng Thai
Form of Zhuang used by Chinese Thais.
Saeed Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Dhivehi
Alternate transcription of Sa'id.
Saeedi Persian, Urdu
From the given name Saeed.
Saeli Thai
Form of Li 1 used by Chinese Thais.
Saelim Thai
Form of Lin used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saengarun Thai
Means "dawn, aurora" in Thai.
Saengchan Thai
Means "moonlight" from Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and จันทร์ (chan) meaning "moon".
Saengkaeo Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and แก้ว (kaeo) meaning "crystal, glass, diamond".
Saengkaew Thai
Alternate transcription of Saengkaeo.
Saengmai Thai (Rare)
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and ไม้ (mai) meaning "wood, tree".
Saengsawang Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and สว่าง (sawang) meaning "bright, shining, brilliant".
Saengsuwan Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and สุวรรณ (suwan) meaning "gold".
Saengthong Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and ทอง (thong) meaning "gold".
Sáenz Spanish
Patronymic from an unidentified personal name, possibly from Sancho.
Saetae Thai
Form of Zheng used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saetan Thai
Form of Chen used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saetang Thai
Form of Tang used by Chinese Thais. This is one of the most common surnames in Thailand.
Saetiao Thai
Form of Zhang used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saeueng Thai
Form of Huang used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hakka romanization of the name).
Saeyang Thai
Form of Yang used by Chinese Thais.
Sáez Spanish
Derived from an uncertain given name, possibly Sancho.
Safi Pashto, Afghani, Pakistani
Meaning unknown. This is the name of branch of the Ghurghakhti Pashtun tribe in regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Safi Arabic
From the given name Safi.
Sagaipov Chechen
Chechen name of unknown meaning, possibly of Arabic or Persian origin.
Sağlam Turkish
Means "firm, hard, strong" in Turkish.
Saha Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
Sahagian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Sahakyan.
Sahakian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Sahakyan.
Sahakyan Armenian
Means "son of Sahak".
Saharaoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic صحراوي (Ṣaḥrāwī) meaning "inhabitant of the desert" (from صحراء (Ṣaḥrā') "desert"), referring to the indigenous Sahrawi people of Western Sahara (see Sahraoui)... [more]
Sahatçiu Albanian
From Turkish saatçi meaning "watchmaker".
Şahin Turkish
Means "falcon, hawk" in Turkish, probably used to refer to someone who was a falcon tamer.
Sahni Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Possibly from Sahni, the name of a village in Punjab.
Sahoo Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Sahu.
Sahraoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "of the desert" or "of the Sahara" from Arabic صَحْرَاء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert".
Sahu Indian, Odia, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
Said Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name Sa'id.
Saïdi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Sa'id.
Saif Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Saif.
Saikia Indian, Assamese
From the Assamese military title শইকীয়া (xôykiya) that was used by officials of the Ahom kingdom (1228–1826). The title is ultimately derived from Assamese শ (xo) meaning "hundred".
Saipov Uzbek, Kyrgyz
From a given name derived from Arabic صائب (sayib) meaning "just, true, right".
Saiz Spanish
Variant of Sáez.
Sakaguchi Japanese
From Japanese 坂 (saka) meaning "slope" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Sakahara Japanese
From Japanese 阪 (saka) meaning "slope" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Sakai Japanese
From Japanese 坂 or 阪 (saka) meaning "slope" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Sakai Japanese
From Japanese 酒 (saka) meaning "alcohol" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Sakakibara Japanese
From Japanese 榊 (sakaki) meaning "sakaki" (a type of tree) and 原 (hara) meaning "meadow, plain, field".
Sakuma Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "help, aid" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time ago" and 間 (ma) meaning "among, between".
Salae Thai (Muslim)
From the given name Salae, a Thai form of Salih.
Salaeh Thai (Muslim)
Alternate transcription of Salae.
Salagubang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beetle" in Tagalog.
Salah Arabic
From the given name Salah 1.
Salahuddin Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Salah al-Din.
Salakaya Abkhaz
Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz surname Шакар-ипа (Shakar-ipa) meaning "son of Shakar". The name itself may be derived from Persian شکر (šakar) meaning "sugar" or from Arabic شَكَرَ (šakara) meaning "to be thankful, to be grateful".
Salalila Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Sanskrit शरीर (śarīra) meaning "body". This was the name of a rajah of the historical region of Maynila (modern-day Manila).
Salameh Arabic
Derived from Arabic سلامة (salama) meaning "safety, good health" or سلام (salam) meaning "peace".
Salamov Azerbaijani, Uzbek, Chechen
Derived from Arabic سَلَام (salām) meaning "peace, greeting".
Salapuddin Filipino, Tausug
From the given name Salapuddin.
Saldaña Spanish
Habitual surname for a person from any of the locations in Spain named Saldaña. The name itself comes from the older name Gili-Zalan, which is of uncertain meaning.
Saleem Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Salim.
Saleh Arabic
From the given name Salih.
Salehi Persian
Derived from the given name Saleh.
Salem Arabic
From the given name Salim.
Salhi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Salih.
Salib Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
Egyptian Christian derived from Arabic صَلِيب (ṣalīb) meaning "cross, crucifix".
Saliba Arabic, Maltese
Means "crucifix, cross" in Arabic, a reference to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Christianity... [more]
Salih Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Salih.
Salimi Persian, Arabic
From the given name Salim.
Salipada Filipino, Maguindanao
Maguindanao cognate of Saripada.
Salman Arabic, Urdu, Turkish
From the given name Salman.
Salonga Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of a chief of Polo (presently the city of Valenzuela in Manila) who was later baptised as Pedro Salonga.
Samadi Persian, Arabic
From the given name Samad.
Samaha Arabic
Derived from Arabic سَمْح (samḥ) meaning "magnanimous, generous".
Samandarov Uzbek
From the given name Samandar.
Sameer Arabic, Dhivehi, Urdu
From the given name Samir 1.
Samir Arabic
From the given name Samir 1.
Samporna Filipino, Maranao
Means "main point" in Maranao, possibly from Sanskrit संपूर्ण (sampūrṇ) meaning "complete, entire, whole".
Sampulna Filipino, Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of Samporna.
Samreen Arabic, Indian, Urdu
From the given name Samrin.
Samson Filipino
From Min Nan 三孫 (sam-sun) or 三孙 (sam-sun) meaning "third grandchild".
Samsonov Russian
Means "son of Samson".
Sanches Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Sanchez.
Sandhu Indian, Punjabi
From Sindhu, the Sanskrit name for the Indus River.
San Diego Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational name from any of various places named San Diego, so named for a local shrine or church dedicated to Saint Didacus (San Diego).
Sandu Romanian
From the given name Sandu.
Sangalang Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog sanggalang meaning "protection".
San José Spanish
Habitational name from any of various places called San José, so named for a local church or shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph (San José).
San Juan Spanish
Means "Saint John", derived from Spanish santo "saint" combined with Juan 1. This is a habitational name for a person from any of various places called San Juan, so named for a local shrine or church dedicated to Saint John (San Juan).
San Martín Spanish
Habitational name from any of various places named San Martín, so named for a local shrine or church dedicated to Saint Martin (San Martín).
Santamaría Spanish
Means "Saint Mary" in Spanish, used as a name for someone from any of various locations named after the Virgin Mary.
Santamaria Italian, French, Spanish
Italian and French cognate of Santamaría as well as a Spanish variant.
Saparow Turkmen
Means "son of Sapar".
Sapir Hebrew
Means "sapphire" in Hebrew.
Sarafian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Sarafyan.
Sarafyan Armenian
Means "son of the banker" from Arabic صَرَّاف (ṣarrāf) meaning "banker, moneychanger, cashier".
Saragih Batak
Simalungun clan name derived from the prefix sa- combined with Simalungun ragih meaning "rule, arrange".
Sarakar Indian, Odia
Odia variant of Sarkar.
Sardar Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu
From a title meaning "chief, leader", derived from Persian سر (sar) meaning "head, authority" and the suffix دار (dar) meaning "possessor".
Sarfati Judeo-Spanish
From Hebrew צרפתית (tsar'fatít) meaning "French". It was traditionally used to refer to the Biblical location of Tzarfat, which is sometimes identified as modern-day France.
Sargis Armenian
From the given name Sargis.
Sarı Turkish
Means "yellow, blond" in Turkish.
Saripada Filipino, Maranao
From a title meaning "chief" in Maranao, ultimately from Sanskrit श्रीपाद (shripada) literally meaning "holy foot", derived from श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty" and पाद (pada) meaning "foot".
Sarkar Indian, Bengali, Assamese
From the Persian title سرکار (sarkar) meaning "lord, supervisor, overseer".
Sarker Bengali
Variant transcription of Sarkar.
Sarrazin French
Means "Saracen" in Old French, a name used to refer to Arab Muslims in the Middle Ages. It was probably used as a nickname for an unruly person, a person with a dark complexion, or for someone who had taken part in a Crusade.
Sarris Greek
Derived from Turkish sari meaning "blond, fair-haired".
Sarsenbaev Kazakh
Means "son of Sarsenbay".
Sarsenov Kazakh
Means "son of Sarsen".
Sarsour Arabic
Means "cockroach" or "roach" in Arabic.
Saruta Japanese
From Japanese 猿 (saru) meaning "monkey" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Sarwar Pakistani, Bengali (Muslim)
From the Persian title سرور (sarvar) meaning "master, leader, chief".
Şaşmaz Turkish
Means "infallible" in Turkish.
Sastrowardoyo Javanese
Means "writings of the heart" from Sanskrit शास्त्र (shastra) meaning "scripture, writings" and हृदय (hrdaya) meaning "heart". This is the name of a Javanese family of nobility.
Sattari Persian
From Persian ستار (setâr) meaning "star" (see Setareh or Sitara).
Savard French
Either from Old French savart meaning "wasteland" or the Germanic elements sab of uncertain meaning and hard meaning "brave, hardy".
Savchenko Ukrainian
Derived either from the given name Savvatiy or Saveliy.
Savva Greek (Cypriot)
From the given name Savvas.
Sawada Japanese
From Japanese 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Sawamura Japanese
From Japanese 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "swamp, marsh" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Saxena Indian, Hindi
Traditionally believed to be derived from Sanskrit सखिसेना (sakhisena) meaning "friend of the army", from सखा (sakha) meaning "friend, companion" and सेना (sena) meaning "army"... [more]
Sayavong Lao
From Lao ໄຊ (say) meaning "victory" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Sayed Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Sayyid.
Sayegh Arabic
Means "goldsmith" in Arabic.
Sayson Filipino
From Hokkien 世孫 (sì sun) meaning "direct lineal descendant" or 西孫 (sai sun) meaning "western grandchild".
Sayyid Swahili, Muslim
From the Arabic honourific title سَيِّد (sayyid) which means "master, lord, prince, mister".
Scanlon Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Scannláin.
Scerri Maltese
Meaning disputed; it could be derived from Sicilian sciarra meaning "fight, brawl", Arabic شَرّ (šarr) meaning "evil, cruel", or a word meaning "anger".
Schmidtová Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of the German surname Schmidt through the feminine suffix -ová.
Schwartzman Jewish
Nickname for a dark-skinned or dark-haired person, from German schwarz meaning "black" and man meaning "man, person".
Seah Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Xie chiefly used in Singapore.
Seddik Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend".
Seddiki Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi cognate of Siddiqui (chiefly Algerian).
Sediqi Afghani, Persian
Afghani Persian variant of Sadeghi.
Segev Hebrew
Means "exaltation, greatness" in Hebrew.
Seif Arabic, Persian
From the given name Saif.
Sekiguchi Japanese
From Japanese 関 (seki) meaning "frontier pass" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Selassie Ethiopian, Amharic, Western African
Possibly means "trinity" in Amharic. A notable bearer was Haile Selassie (1892-1975), the regent and emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.
Selimović Bosnian
Means "son of Selim".
Semenduev Judeo-Tat
From the given name Semendu or Simandu, which was possibly derived from Persian سیاه (siyah) meaning "black" and مرد (mard) meaning "man" or Hebrew סימן טוב (siman tov) meaning "good sign, good mark".
Şen Turkish
Means "happy, cheerful" in Turkish.
Sen Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit सेना (sena) meaning "army, armament".
Senanayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit सेना (sena) meaning "army" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Sendaydiego Filipino
Possibly from Japanese 仙台 (Sendai), the name of a city in Japan, combined with the given name Diego.
Sengsavang Lao
From Lao ແສງ (seng) meaning "light" and ສະຫວ່າງ (savang) meaning "light, bright, dawn".