Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which an editor of the name is Infinitas.
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Horoz Turkish
Means "rooster" in Turkish.
Hosaka Japanese
From Japanese 保 (ho) meaning "protect" and 坂 (saka) meaning "slope".
Hoshi Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star".
Hoshur Uyghur
From the given name Hoshur of unknown meaning.
Hosni Arabic
From the given name Husni.
Hosokawa Japanese
From Japanese 細 (hoso) meaning "thin, fine, slender" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Hossain Bengali
From the given name Husayn.
Hosseini Persian
From the given name Hossein.
Hosseinzadeh Persian
From the given name Hossein combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Hovakimyan Armenian
Means "son of Hovakim".
Hovhannisian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Hovhannisyan.
Hovsepian Armenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Hovsepyan used by Armenians living outside Armenia.
Hovsepyan Armenian
Means "son of Hovsep".
Hoxhaj Albanian
Variant of Hoxha.
Hsin Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Xin chiefly used in Taiwan.
Hua Chinese
From Chinese 华 (huá) meaning "splendid, illustrious, flowery, Chinese".
Huamán Quechua (Hispanicized)
Hispanicized form of Quechua waman meaning "falcon, hawk".
Huertas Spanish
Plural form of Spanish huerta meaning "garden, orchard".
Hui Chinese
From Chinese 惠 (huì) meaning "favour, benefit".
Hui Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Xu.
Humphreys Welsh, English
Patronymic form of Humphrey. A famous bearer was Murray Humphreys (1899-1965), an American mobster of Welsh descent.
Huo Chinese
From Chinese 霍 (huò) referring to the ancient state of Huo, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now the city of Huozhou in Shanxi province.
Husain Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Husayn.
Huseinović Bosnian
Means "son of Husein".
Husejnović Bosnian
Means "son of Husejn".
Huseynov Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Hüseynov.
Hussaini Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic
From the given name Hussain.
Hussein Arabic
From the given name Husayn.
Hutchings English
Patronymic of Hutchin, a medieval diminutive of Hugh.
Huynh Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Huỳnh.
Hwang Korean, Taiwanese
Korean form of Huang, from Sino-Korean 黃 (hwang). It is also a Chinese alternate transcription of the same name chiefly used in Taiwan.
Hwangbo Korean
Korean form of Huangfu, from Sino-Korean 皇甫 (hwangbo).
Hyun Korean
From Sino-Korean 玄 (hyeon) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious".
Iagorashvili Georgian
Means "son of Iagor".
Iakobashvili Georgian
Means "son of Iakob".
Ibraheem Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Ibrahim.
Ibrahim Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name Ibrahim.
Ibrahimi Pashto, Arabic, Albanian
From the given name Ibrahim.
Ichida Japanese
From Japanese 市 (ichi) "market" and 田 (da) "paddy, field".
Ichihashi Japanese
From Japanese 市 (ichi) meaning "market" and 橋 (hashi) meaning "bridge".
Ichikawa Japanese
From Japanese 市 (ichi) meaning "market" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Ichioka Japanese
From Japanese 一 (ichi) meaning "one" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill".
Idiyatullin Tatar
From the given name Hidayatullah.
Idrees Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Idris 1.
Idrissi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Idriss (chiefly Moroccan).
Igarashi Japanese
From Japanese 五十 (i) meaning "fifty", が (ga), a particle indicating a subject, and 嵐 (arashi) meaning "storm".
Ignat Romanian
From the given name Ignat.
Ignatenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ihnatenko.
Ignjatović Serbian
Means “son of Ignjat” in Serbian.
Igumnov Russian
From Russian игумен (igumen) meaning "hegumen", referring to the head of an Eastern Orthodox monastery.
Ihnatenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Ihnat.
Iida Japanese
From Japanese 飯 (ii) meaning "cooked grains, cooked rice" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Ikegami Japanese
From Japanese 池 (ike) meaning "pool, pond" and 上 (kami) meaning "above, top, upper".
Ikehara Japanese
From Japanese 池 (ike) meaning "pool, pond" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Ikemoto Japanese
From Japanese 池 (ike) meaning "pool, pond" and 本 or 元 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Ilievski Macedonian
Means "son of Iliya".
Iliopoulos Greek
Means "son of Ilias" in Greek.
Ilyas Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Ilyas.
Ilyin Russian
Means "son of Ilya".
Imai Japanese
From Japanese 今 (ima) meaning "now, present" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Imam Arabic, Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used to denote a Muslim leader.
Imamović Bosnian
Means "son of the imam", from Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) referring to a Muslim leader.
Imamura Japanese
From Japanese 今 (ima) meaning "now, present" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Imanaliev Kyrgyz
Derived from Arabic إِيمَان (ʾīmān) meaning "faith, creed, religion" (see Iman) combined with the given name Ali 1.
Imani Persian
From the given name Iman.
Imanishi Japanese
From Japanese 今 (ima) meaning "now, present" and 西 (nishi) meaning "west".
İmanov Azerbaijani
Means "son of İman".
Imaoka Japanese
From Japanese 今 (ima) meaning "now, present" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Imran Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Imran.
Inamura Japanese
From Japanese 稲 (ina) meaning "rice plant" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
İnce Turkish
Means "thin, slim" in Turkish.
Inthasone Lao
From Lao ອິນທະ (intha) referring to the Hindu god Indra and ສອນ (sone) meaning "teach, grow, mature".
Inthavong Lao
From Lao ອິນທະ (intha) referring to the Hindu god Indra and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family". This is the most common surname in Laos.
Inukai Japanese
From Japanese 犬 (inu) meaning "dog" and 飼 (kai) meaning "domesticate, raise".
Ioannides Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Ioannidis chiefly used in Cyprus.
Ioannou Greek
Means "son of Ioannis".
Iordănescu Romanian
Means "son of Iordăn" in Romanian.
Iosebashvili Georgian
Means "son of Ioseb".
Iqbal Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Iqbal.
Iraklidis Greek (Rare)
Means "son of Herakles", it is also a modern form of the first name Herakleides.
Irani Persian
Means "Iranian" in Persian. It is also commonly used within a Zoroastrian community in India with the same name.
Isa Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Isa 1.
Ishak Arabic
From the given name Ishak.
Ishaq Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Ishaq.
Ishaqzai Pashto
Means "son of Ishaq" in Pashto.
Ishibashi Japanese
From Japanese 石 (ishi) meaning "stone" and 橋 (hashi) meaning "bridge".
Ishihara Japanese
From Japanese 石 (ishi) meaning "stone" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Ishii Japanese
From Japanese 石 (ishi) meaning "stone" and 井 (i) meaning "well".
Ishikura Japanese
From the Japanese 石 (ishi) "stone" combined with 倉 (kura) or 蔵 (kura) storehouse."
Ishimori Japanese
From Japanese 石 (ishi) meaning "stone" and 森 (mori) meaning "forest".
Ishiwata Japanese
From Japanese 石 (ishi) meaning "stone" and 渡 (wata) meaning "cross, ferry".
Işık Turkish
Means "light" in Turkish.
Isip Filipino, Tagalog
Means "mind, intellect, reason" in Tagalog.
Iskakov Kazakh
Means “son of Iskak".
Iskandar Arabic
From the given name Iskandar.
Iskander Arabic
From the given name Iskandar.
Islam Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Islam.
İslamov Azerbaijani
Means "son of İslam".
Ismael Arabic, Filipino, Tausug
From the given name Isma'il.
Ismoilov Uzbek, Tajik
Uzbek and Tajik form of Ismailov.
Isoev Tajik
Tajik variant of Isaev.
Israel Jewish
From the given name Israel.
Israpilov Chechen, Kumyk
Means "son of Israpil".
Isufaj Albanian
From the given name Isuf.
Isufi Albanian
From the given name Isuf.
Ivanba Abkhaz
Means "son of Ivan" in Abkhaz.
Ivanchenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Ivan.
Ivanishvili Georgian
Means "son of Ivane".
Ivanova Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of Ivan", the feminine form of Ivanov.
Ivashchenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Ivan.
Iwamoto Japanese
From Japanese 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks" and 本 or 元 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Iwański Polish
Name for someone from a place called Iwanie (now Iwonie), derived from the given name Iwan.
Iwaoka Japanese
From Japanese 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Iwasaki Japanese
From Japanese 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Iwaya Japanese
From Japanese 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks" and 屋 (ya) meaning "house".
Izem Berber, Northern African
From the given name Izem, directly taken from the Tamazight word ⵉⵣⴻⵎ (izem) meaning "lion".
Izzo Italian
From the given name Azzo.
Jabari Arabic
From the given name Jabbar.
Jabbar Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Jabbar.
Jabbari Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Jabari.
Jabłonowski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Jabłonowo or Jabłonow, both derived from Polish jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
Jabłoński Polish
Name for someone who originally lived by an apple tree, from Polish jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
Jadhav Indian, Marathi
Marathi variant of Yadav.
Jafari Persian
From the given name Jafar.
Jafarzadeh Persian
From the given name Jafar combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Jagodziński Polish
Name for someone from a place called Jagodno, Jagodziny, Jagodzinek or Jagodziniec, all derived from Polish jagoda meaning "berry".
Jahan Bengali, Urdu, Persian, Indian, Hindi
From the given name Jahan.
Jahana Okinawan
Possibly from Japanese 謝 (ja) meaning "apologise, thanks" and 花 (hana) meaning "flower".
Jahangir Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Persian
From the given name Jahangir.
Jahani Persian
From the given name Jahan.
Jaimoukha Circassian
Means "cow herd, cowman", from Kabardian жэм (žăm) meaning "cow" and хъу (χ°) "male, man". It traditionally indicated someone who was wealthy because they possessed a large herd of bovine.
Jakubowicz Polish
Means "son of Jakub".
Jalal Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Jalal.
Jalali Persian, Urdu
From the given name Jalal.
Jalandoni Filipino, Hiligaynon
Meaning uncertain.
Jaleel Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Jalil.
Jalilov Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Jalil".
Jamali Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi), Urdu
From the given name Jamal.
Jameel Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Jamil.
Jamoukha Circassian
Variant transcription of Jaimoukha.
Jang Korean
Korean form of Zhang, from Sino-Korean 張 (jang).
Jani Indian, Odia, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit ज्ञानिन् (jñānin) meaning "knowing, learned, wise".
Januszewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Januszewo or Januszewice, both derived from the given name Janusz.
Januszkiewicz Polish
Means "son of Janusz".
Jaouadi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Jaouad (chiefly Tunisian).
Jaouhari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic جَوْهَر (jawhar) meaning "jewel, gem, essence" (chiefly Moroccan).
Jaroszewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from places named Jaroszewo or Jaroszowce, both derived from the given name Jarosz.
Jarrus Popular Culture
Used by Kanan Jarrus from the American show "Star Wars Rebels".
Jawad Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Jawad.
Jayarathna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Jayaratne.
Jayaratne Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Jayasekara Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Jayasinghe Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Jayasundera Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and सुन्दर (sundara) meaning "beautiful".
Jayasuriya Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Jayawardane Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Jayawardena.
Jayawardena Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and वर्धन (vardhana) meaning "increasing, growing".
Jayaweera Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave".
Jazayeri Persian
Derived from Persian جزایر (jazâyir) meaning "islands", of Arabic origin.
Jean-baptiste Haitian Creole, French
From the French given name Jean-Baptiste.
Jean-louis Haitian Creole
From the given names Jean and Louis.
Jedou Western African
Found in Mauritania.
Jehan Urdu
From the given name Jahan.
Jelassi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Jlassi (chiefly Tunisian).
Jena Indian, Odia
Means "prince" in Odia.
Jendoubi Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Jendouba, the name of a large city in northwestern Tunisia. The name itself is derived from Berber (Tamazight) jen meaning "market" and douba meaning "wheat".
Jha Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अध्यापक (adhyapaka) meaning "teacher".
Jhala Indian, Gujarati
Gujarati clan name of unknown meaning.
Ji Chinese
From Chinese 纪 () referring to the ancient state of Ji, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Shandong province.
Ji Chinese
From Chinese 季 (jì) meaning "youngest brother".
Jian Chinese
From Chinese 簡 (jiǎn) meaning "simple, uncomplicated".
Jiang Chinese
From Chinese 蒋 (jiǎng) referring to the ancient state of Jiang, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Henan province.
Jibril Arabic
From the given name Jibril.
Jindal Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Meaning uncertain.
Jlassi Arabic (Maghrebi), Berber
From the name of an Tamazight (Berber) tribal confederation in Tunisia; the name could be from Arabic إِخْلَاص (ʾiḵlāṣ) meaning "sincerity, devotion, loyalty" or of unknown Berber meaning.
Joaquim Portuguese
From the given name Joaquim.
Jõgi Estonian
Means "river" in Estonian.
Jong Korean
Alternate romanization of Jeong chiefly used in North Korea.
Joʻrayev Uzbek
Uzbek variant of Juraev.
Jordanov Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Jordan" in Macedonian, while it is also a Bulgarian variant transcription of Yordanov.
Juan Spanish
From the given name Juan.
Juma Swahili, Arabic
From the given name Juma.
Jumaniyozov Uzbek
Means "son of Jumaniyoz" in Uzbek.
Jumaýew Turkmen
Means "son of Juma".
Junejo Pakistani, Sindhi
Means "(sons) of Juno", derived from the name of a past ancestor, Jam Juno, combined with Sindhi جي (jy) meaning "of". The Junejo are a Sindhi tribe mainly concentrated in Pakistan and parts of India.
Juraev Uzbek, Tajik
Means "son of Jo'ra".
Jusufi Albanian, Macedonian
Derived from the given name Jusuf.
Jusufović Bosnian
Means "son of Jusuf" in Bosnian.
Kaan Turkish
From the given name Kaan.
Kabir Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Kabir.
Kabiri Persian
From the Arabic كَبِير (kabīr) meaning "big, large, great".
Kaczor Polish
Means "drake (male duck)" in Polish.
Kadyrov Chechen, Uzbek, Tajik, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Turkmen, Crimean Tatar, Tatar, Dagestani
Means "son of Kadyr". Notable bearers include father and son Akhmad (1951-2004) and Ramzan (1976-) Kadyrov, former President and current President of the Chechen Republic, respectively.
Kagan Jewish
Eastern Ashkenazic form of Cohen.
Kageyama Japanese
From Japanese 影 or 景 (kage) meaning "shadow" or 蔭 (kage) meaning "shade, shelter" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Kahraman Turkish
Means "hero" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian قهرمان (qahraman).
Kahya Turkish
Means "butler, steward, housekeeper" in Turkish.
Kajal Indian, Gujarati, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit कज्जल (kajjala) meaning "collyrium, lotion" or "ink, soot", though it also refers to kohl, a dark powder used as a eye makeup.
Kakihara Japanese
From Japanese 柿 (kaki) meaning "persimmon" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain". A notable bearer of this surname is voice actor Tetsuya Kakihara (柿原 徹也 Kakihara Tetsuya, 1982–).
Kalinin Russian
Derived from Russian калина (kalina) meaning "guelder rose" (a type of plant).
Kalinowski Polish
Name for someone from any of various locations named Kalinowa, Kalinowo or Kalinów, all derived from Polish kalina meaning "viburnum (a type of plant)".
Kalita Indian, Assamese
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Hindu caste in the Indian state of Assam.
Kalogeropoulos Greek
Means "son of the monk" in Greek, derived from Greek καλόγερος (kalógeros) "monk, friar".
Kalsi Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Meaning unknown. Kalsi is a clan to Sikhs while it is a sub-caste to Lohars.
Kamal Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Kamal 1.
Kamat Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani
Means "people who work in soil" from काम (kām) meaning "work, task, labour" combined with मिट्टी (miṭṭī) meaning "soil, earth".
Kamata Japanese
From Japanese 鎌 (kama) meaning "sickle, scythe" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Kamble Indian, Marathi, Konkani
Occupational name for a weaver of blankets or a nickname for a person who often carried blankets with them, derived from Sanskrit कम्बल (kambala) meaning "blanket".
Kamel Arabic
From the given name Kamal 1.
Kamenov Bulgarian
Means "son of Kamen".
Kamiyama Japanese
From Japanese 神 (kami) meaning "god" or 上 (kami) meaning "above, upper" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Kan Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Hokkien)
Cantonese and Hokkien romanization of Jian.
Kanat Turkish
Occupational name for a seller of poultry from Turkish kanat meaning "(bird) wing".
Kanazawa Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kana) meaning "metal, money, gold" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Kandhal Indian, Gujarati
People with the last name of "Kandhal" are commonly descendants of Rao Kandhal who belonged to the "Rathore" clan of Rajputs (warrior class) in India. "Rao" is a royal title. Rao Kandhal was younger brother of Rao Jodha who founded the princely state of Jodhpur in western Rajasthan, India... [more]
Kandil Arabic
Means "lamp, candle, lantern" in Arabic.
Kaneda Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "metal" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Kanemaru Japanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "gold, metal" and 丸 (maru) meaning "circle, round, whole".
Kannan Indian, Tamil
From the given name Kannan, the Tamil variant of Krishna.
Kapadia Indian, Gujarati
Occupational name for a cloth maker from Gujarati કાપડ (kāpaḍ) meaning "cloth, fabric".
Kapoor Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit कर्पूर (karpura) meaning "camphor".
Kapur Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Kapoor.
Kapuściński Polish
Habitational name for someone from the town of Kapuścin or Kapuścino, both named from Polish kapusta meaning "cabbage".
Karaca Turkish
Means "roe deer" in Turkish.
Karadeniz Turkish
Means "black sea" in Turkish.
Karagiannis Greek
Means "black John" from Greek καρα (kara) meaning "black" (of Turkish origin) and the given name Giannis.
Karakaş Turkish
Means "black eyebrow" from Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" and kaş meaning "eyebrow".
Karakaya Turkish
Means "black rock" in Turkish.
Karapetian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Karapetyan.
Karapetyan Armenian
Means "son of Karapet".
Kara-Sal Tuvan
Means "black beard", derived from Tuvan кара (kara) meaning "black" combined with сал (sal) meaning "beard, moustache".
Karasu Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 烏 (u, o, izukunzo, karazu, nanzo) meaning "crow, raven" or 鴉, which is an outdated variant of 烏.... [more]
Karasu Turkish
Means "black water" derived from Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" combined with su "water".
Kardashian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Kardashyan. This is the name of an Armenian-American family of socialites.
Kardashyan Armenian
Western Armenian transcription of Kartashyan.
Karen Czech
From a diminutive of the given name Karel.
Kərimov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Kərim".
Karimov Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Tajik, Kyrgyz, Tatar, Bashkir
Means "son of Karim", also used as an alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Kərimov.
Kariv Hebrew
Means "battle, fight, war" in Hebrew.
Karjala Finnish
Finnish from karja ‘cattle’ + the local suffix -la, or possibly from a word of Germanic origin, harja- ‘host’, ‘crowd’, Old Swedish haer. Historic records suggest that the Germanic inhabitants of the area around Lake Ladoga (in present-day Russia) used this term to refer to the Finns who once lived there.
Karmakar Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Perhaps derived from Sanskrit कर्म (kárma) meaning "action, performance, deed". This is the name of a Bengali Hindu caste of blacksmiths.
Karpov Russian
Means "son of Karp".
Kartashov Russian
Meaning uncertain.
Kartashyan Armenian
Means "son of the stonemason" from Armenian քարտաշ (kʿartaš) meaning "stonecutter, stonemason".
Karunanayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, mercy" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Karunaratne Sinhalese
From Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, mercy" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Karyakin Russian
Meaning uncertain.
Kashgari Uyghur, Arabic
Originally denoted someone who came from the city of Kashgar, located in the Xinjiang region of western China. The city's name is of Persian origin probably meaning "rock mountain".
Kashif Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Kashif.
Kashyap Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From the given name Kashyapa.
Kaşıkçı Turkish
Means "spoonmaker" from Turkish kaşık meaning "spoon".
Kasim Arabic, Filipino, Maguindanao, Tausug
From the given name Qasim.
Kasmi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Kissami, used more frequently in modern times.
Kasparian Armenian (Expatriate)
Variant of Gasparyan used by Armenians living outside Armenia.
Kasparov Armenian (Russified)
Russified form of Gasparyan. A notable bearer is Garry Kasparov (1963-), a Russian chess grandmaster.
Kassem Arabic
From the given name Kassem, a form of Qasim.
Kastrati Albanian
Derived from the name of the Kastrati tribe inhabiting the region of Malësia in northern Albania.
Kataoka Japanese
From Japanese 片 (kata) meaning "partial, one-sided" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Katayama Japanese
From Japanese 片 (kata) meaning "partial, one-sided" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Kateb Arabic
From Arabic كَاتِب (kātib) meaning "writer, scribe, clerk".
Katzenberg Jewish
Elaboration of Katz with the old German word berg meaning "mountain".
Kaunas Lithuanian
From Kaunas, the name of a city in Lithuania, itself most likely derived from a given name.
Kawahara Japanese
From Japanese 川 or 河 (kawa) meaning "river" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Kawamura Japanese
From Japanese 川 or 河 (kawa) meaning "river, stream" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Kawanaka Japanese
From Japanese 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream" and 中 (naka) meaning "middle".
Kawashima Japanese
From Japanese 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream, brook" and 島 (shima) or 嶋 (shima) both meaning "island".
Kaya Turkish
From the given name Kaya.
Kazacov Russian
Variant spelling of Kazakov.