Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which an editor of the name is Infinitas.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Kazakov Russian
From Russian казак (kazak) meaning "Cossack".
Kazami Japanese
From Japanese 風 (kaza) meaning "wind, style" and 見 (mi) meaning "looking, viewing".
Kazan Jewish
From Hebew chazan, which is an occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue.
Kazan Ukrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
Kazan Greek
Reduced form of Kazandis which is an occupational surname for a maker of cauldrons or someone who uses a cauldron for the distillation of ouzo or raki... [more]
Kazanov Russian
Means "of Kazan", either referring to the city of Kazan in Tatarstan, Russia, or from a given name. The name is most likely of Turkic origin, possibly from Bulgar qazan meaning "cauldron, pot", which would have been used to denote someone who made pots.
Kazim Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic
From the given name Kazim.
Kazimirov Russian
Means "son of Kazimir".
Kazımov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Kazım".
Kaźmierczak Polish
Derived from the given name Kazimierz.
Kemelov Kazakh
Means "son of Kemel".
Kenza Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Kenza.
Keough Irish, Scottish
Anglicized, reduced form of Mac Eochaidh meaning "son of Eochaidh".
Kermani Persian
Indicated a person from the city of Kerman in Iran, derived from Middle Persian klmʾn of uncertain meaning.
Keskin Turkish
Means "sharp, bitter" in Turkish.
Kessel German
Occupational name for a maker of cooking vessels from Middle High German kezzel meaning "kettle, cauldron, boiler".
Kessel Dutch
Habitational name for someone originally from any of the various locations in the Netherlands named Kessel.
Kessler German, Jewish
Denotes a coppersmith or maker of copper cooking vessels, derived from Middle High German kezzel meaning “kettle, cauldron”.
Khabibullin Tatar, Bashkir
From the given name Habibullah.
Khachukaev Chechen
Meaning uncertain.
Khaimov Uzbek, Jewish
Means "son of Chayyim". This surname is used by Bukharan Jews of Uzbekistan.
Khajimba Abkhaz
Of unknown meaning. A notable bearer is Raul Khajimba (1958-), the current President of Abkhazia.
Khalaf Arabic
Means "successor, descendant" in Arabic.
Khaled Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Khalid.
Khaleel Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Khalil.
Khalid Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Khalid.
Khalidi Arabic
From the given name Khalid.
Khalif Somali
Somali form of Khalifa.
Khalifa Arabic
From the given name Khalifa.
Khalil Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Khalil.
Khalili Persian, Arabic
From the given name Khalil.
Khalsa Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Derived from Arabic خلص (khalasa) meaning "pure, clear". This is also the term used to refer to initiated Sikhs.
Khamkaeo Thai
From Thai คำ (kham) meaning "gold" or "word, speech" and แก้ว (kaeo) meaning "crystal, glass, diamond".
Khamwaen Thai
From Thai คำ (kham) meaning "gold" and แหวน (waen) meaning "ring".
Khamzin Tatar, Bashkir, Kazakh
From the given name Khamza.
Kharazia Abkhaz
There are several theories on the origin of the name. It could be derived from Arabic حَارِس (ḥāris) meaning "guard, guardian, defender", from a contraction of a Hebrew term, or from the Abkhaz word ҳара (ḥārā́) meaning "we, ours" combined with the Abkhaz suffix -ya or -ia denoting descent.
Khare Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "pure, true" in Hindi and Marathi.
Kharebaty Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ხარება (xareba) meaning "annunciation".
Khashba Abkhaz
Either derived from Abkhaz ахацə (āxācə) meaning "stone" or алашара (ālāšārā) "light".
Khashoggi Arabic
Arabized form of the Turkish surname Kaşıkçı.
Khateeb Arabic, Urdu
Arabic alternate transcription of Khatib as well as the Urdu form.
Khatib Arabic
Means "speaker, orator" in Arabic. In Islam this is the name of the person who delivers sermons (khutbah) during Friday and Eid prayers.
Khatiwada Nepali
From the name of a village in the Doti District of Nepal.
Khatri Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi, Nepali
Name for a member of the Kshatriya caste, derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kshatriya) referring to the Hindu caste consisting of kings, warriors and soldiers, ultimately from क्षत्र (kshatra) meaning "power, might, dominion".
Khatun Bengali, Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
From the Persian title خاتون‎ (khatun) meaning "lady, noblewoman", the feminine counterpart to Khan.
Khavaza Dungan
Derived from the second part of the Arabic given name Muhammad, -ha-.
Khawaja Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the Persian title خواجه (xâje) meaning "lord, master, owner".
Khaybulaev Avar, Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Khaybulla", from a given name derived from Arabic حَيّ (ḥayy) meaning "alive" combined with الله (allāh) meaning "Allah, God".
Khemkhaeng Thai
Means "strong" in Thai.
Khemson Thai (Rare)
Means "pine needle" in Thai.
Khertek Tuvan
Meaning uncertain.
Khieu Khmer
Means "to be blue (in colour)" in Khmer.
Khiev Khmer
From Khmer ខៀវ (khiev) meaning "blue".
Khirlig-ool Tuvan (Rare)
Means "dirty boy" in Tuvan, from Tuvan хирлиг (khirlig) "dirty" and оол (ool) "son, boy".
Khismatullin Tatar, Bashkir
From the given name Ismatullah.
Khizriev Chechen
Means "son of Khizir".
Khnanisho Assyrian
Means "mercy of Jesus" from Syriac ܚܢܢܐ (ḥənānā) meaning "mercy, grace, favour" and ܝܫܘܥ (Išōʿ) meaning "Jesus".
Kholodov Russian
Derived from Russian холод (kholod) meaning "cold".
Khoo Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Qiu.
Khor Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Xu.
Khosravi Persian
From the given name Khusraw.
Khouri Arabic
Alternate transcription of Khoury.
Khoury Arabic
Means "priest" in Arabic, ultimately from Latin curia meaning "court". It is mostly used by Arabic-speaking Christians.
Khrushchev Russian
Derived from Russian хрущ (khrushch) meaning "cockchafer" or "May beetle".
Khúc Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Qu, from Sino-Vietnamese 曲 (khúc).
Khumalo Zulu, Ndebele, South African
Zulu and Ndebele clan name meaning "descendant of the fish tribe".
Khurana Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Meaning uncertain.
Khuren-ool Tuvan (Rare)
Means "brown boy" in Tuvan, from Tuvan хүрең (khüreñ) meaning "brown" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
Khvan Korean (Russified)
Russified form of Hwang used by ethnic Koreans living in former Soviet territories.
Kiều Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Jiao, from Sino-Vietnamese 矯 (kiểu).
Kikuchi Japanese
From Japanese 菊 (kiku) meaning "chrysanthemum" and 池 (chi) meaning "pool, pond" or 地 (chi) meaning "earth, land, ground".
Kılıç Turkish
Means "sword" in Turkish.
Kılık Turkish
Means "appearance, attire, dress" in Turkish.
Kılınç Turkish
Variant spelling of Kılıç.
Kinoshita Japanese
From Japanese 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood", an unwritten possessive marker 之 (no), and 下 (shita) meaning "under, below".
Kinugasa Japanese
From Japanese 衣 (kinu) meaning "clothing, clothes" and 笠 (kasa) meaning "bamboo hat".
Kirakosyan Armenian
Means "son of Kirakos".
Kiran Indian, Telugu, Hindi
From the given name Kiran.
Kirichenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Kyrychenko.
Kishida Japanese
From Japanese 岸 (kishi) meaning "beach, shore, bank" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Kishino Japanese
From Japanese 岸 (kishi) meaning "beach, shore, bank" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Kishor Indian, Hindi
From the given name Kishor.
Kissami Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "descendants of Qasim" in Arabic. This was the name of a Moroccan family descended from the Idrisid dynasty.
Kitajima Japanese
From Japanese 北 (kita) meaning "north" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Kitamura Japanese
From Japanese 北 (kita) meaning "north" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Kitano Japanese
From Japanese 北 (kita) meaning "north" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Kitaoka Japanese
From Japanese 北 (kita) meaning "north" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Kitayama Japanese
From Japanese 北 (kita) meaning "north" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Klimaszewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Klimaszewnica or Klimasze, both derived from Klimasz, a pet form of the given name Klemens.
Klimenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Klymenko.
Klimov Russian
Means "son of Klim".
Klymenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Klim.
Ko Korean
There is only one Chinese character for the surname Ko. There are ten different Ko clans, but they are all descended from the Ko clan of Cheju Island. There is no historical information regarding the founder of this clan, but there is a legend which tells of three men who appeared from a cave on the north side of Cheju Island’s Halla Mountain... [more]
Koda Japanese
From Japanese 香 (kō) meaning "fragrance, incense", 神 (kō) meaning "god", or 行 (kō) meaning "journey, travel" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Kogai Korean (Russified)
Variant transcription of Kogay.
Kogay Korean (Russified)
Form of Ko used by ethnic Koreans living in former Soviet territories.
Koirala Nepali
From the name of the village of Koirali in Nepal.
Kojima Japanese
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" or 児 (ko) meaning "young" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Kołakowski Polish
Name for someone originally from a place called Kołaków, Kołaki or Kołakowo.
Kolesnikov Russian
Derived from Russian колесник (kolesnik) meaning "wheelwright, wheel artisan".
Kołodziejczak Polish
Occupational name for a person who made or repaired wheels, from Polish kołodziej meaning "wheelwright".
Komarov Russian
From Russian комар (komar) meaning "mosquito".
Komatsu Japanese
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" and 松 (matsu) meaning "pine tree, fir tree".
Kondo Japanese
Alternate transcription of Kondō.
Kondō Japanese
From Japanese 近 (kon) meaning "near, close" and 藤 () meaning "wisteria". The latter character could indicate a connection to the Fujiwara clan.
Kong Chinese
From Chinese 孔 (kǒng) meaning "hole, opening". According to legend, this name was created by Cheng Tang, the founder and first king of the Shang dynasty. He formed it by combining the character for his family name, 子 () (his full personal name was Zi Lü), with 乙 (yǐ), the second part of his style name, Da Yi (or Tai Yi)... [more]
Konstantinidis Greek
Means "son of Konstantinos" in Greek.
Korbut Ukrainian, Belarusian
From a form of the Lithuanian given name Kaributas. A famous bearer is former Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut (1955-).
Koretskiy Russian
Name for a person originally from the Ukrainian city of Korets, derived from Russian корец (korets) or корчик (korchik) both referring to a type of ladle.
Koretsky Russian, Jewish
Alternate transcription of Koretskiy.
Korkmaz Turkish
Means "unafraid, fearless" in Turkish.
Kornfeld German, Jewish
Means "cornfield" in German.
Koroi Fijian
Fijian surname of unknown meaning.
Korolyov Russian
Derived from Russian король (korol) meaning "king".
Kortava Abkhaz
Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz surname Кәартаа (Kuartaa) of unknown meaning. During the reign of Stalin, the Abkhaz began adopting the Mingrelian spelling.
Köse Turkish
Means "beardless" in Turkish.
Koshkov Russian (Rare)
Possibly from Russian кошка (koshka) "cat".
Kostas Greek
From the given name Kostas.
Kostenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Kostyantyn.
Kostopoulos Greek
Means "son of Kostas".
Kotaka Japanese
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" and 高 (taka) meaning "tall, high".
Kothari Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit कोष्ठागारिक (koṣṭhāgārika) meaning "storekeeper".
Kouri Greek
Variant of Kouris.
Kouris Greek
Topographic surname for someone who lived in a forest, ultimately from Turkish koru meaning "small forest, grove".
Kovaçi Albanian
Derived from Albanian kovaç meaning "blacksmith".
Koyama Japanese
From the Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain."
Kozyrev Russian
From Russian козырь (kozyr) meaning "high standing collar" or "canopy" or "head of a sleigh".
Kozyreva Russian
Feminine form of Kozyrev.
Krasa Thai (Rare)
Means "heron, stork" in Thai.
Krasnov Russian
From Russian красный (krasniy) meaning "red".
Kreisel German, Jewish
Jewish family name and originally a nickname for an active or disorganized person, derived from German kreisel meaning "spinning top, top", ultimately from kreis "circle". Alternatively, it could've be used as a nickname for a person with curly hair in the context of "spiral" or "curl".
Krishnan Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
Derived from the given name Krishna, used in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Križaj Slovene
Means "crucify" in Slovene.
Krukowski Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Kruki, Kruków or Krukowo, all derived from Polish kruk meaning "raven".
Krzyżaniak Polish
Derived from Polish krzyż meaning "cross".
Kuboyama Japanese
From Japanese 久 (ku) meaning "long time ago", 保 (ho) meaning "protect" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Kubrava Abkhaz
Mingrelian form of an Abkhaz surname of unknown meaning.
Kudashev Bashkir, Tatar, Russian
Means "son of Kudash", from a given name of Mordvin or Turkic origin possibly meaning "woman's son" or "wife's son", referring to a boy born from one father and another mother (in relation to his half-siblings)... [more]
Kudaybergenov Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Variant transcription of Kudaibergenov.
Kulakarni Indian, Kannada
Kannada variant of Kulkarni.
Kulasekara Sinhalese
From Sanskrit कुल (kula) meaning "family" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Kulasekera Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Kulasekara.
Kumamoto Japanese
From Japanese 熊 (kuma) meaning "bear" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Kumara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, prince".
Kumarasinghe Sinhalese
From Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, prince" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Kumari Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese
Means "(young) girl, daughter, princess" in Sanskrit.
Kuo Taiwanese
Alternate transcription of Guo chiefly used in Taiwan.
Kurata Japanese
From Japanese 倉 or 蔵 (kura) meaning "warehouse, storehouse" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Kurbonov Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Kurbanov.
Kuroiwa Japanese
From Japanese 黒 (kuro) meaning "black" and 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks".
Kurokawa Japanese
From Japanese 黒 (kuro) meaning "black" combined with 川 (kawa) or 河 (kawa) both meaning "river."
Kurosaki Japanese
From Japanese 黒 (kuro) meaning "black" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Kuroyanagi Japanese
From Japanese 黒 (kuro) meaning "black" and 柳 (yanagi) meaning "willow".
Kurt Turkish
Means "wolf" in Turkish.
Kurtoğlu Turkish
Means "son of the wolf" from Turkish kurt meaning "wolf".
Kuryakin Russian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Koryakin.
Kuş Turkish
Means "bird" in Turkish.
Kusainov Kazakh
Means "son of Kusain" (see Husayn).
Kuular Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan куу (kuu) meaning "swan" or "gray". Names bearing unfavourable meanings were traditionally used by Tuvans to ward off evil spirits.
Kuwahara Japanese
From Japanese 桑 (kuwa) meaning "mulberry" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Kuzmenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Kuzma.
Kvitsinia Abkhaz
Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz surname Kutsnia; the Abkhaz name was replaced by the Mingrelian spelling during the era of Joseph Stalin. It is most likely derived from Abkhaz икуцны иааз (ikutsny iaaz) meaning "one who migrates", though the word квици (kvitsi) has no real meaning in Abkhaz... [more]
Kwak Korean
From Sino-Korean 郭 (gwak) meaning "outer city" (making it the Korean form of Guo) or 霍 (gwak) meaning "quickly, suddenly".
Kwek Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Guo.
Kwon Korean
Korean form of Quan, from Sino-Korean 權 (gwon).
Kwong Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Kuang.
Kyriacou Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Kyriakou chiefly used in Cyprus.
Kyrychenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Kyryk.
Laayouni Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Laayoune, the name of a city in the Western Sahara (chiefly Moroccan).
Labakhua Abkhaz
Abkhaz name derived from Arabic لَاحَظَ (lāḥaẓa) meaning "to notice, to look" combined with بَهِيجَة (bahīja) meaning "delightful, joyous" (see Bahija)... [more]
Labazanov Chechen, Avar
Means "son of Labazan".
Labidi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic عابد (ʿābid) "worshiper, adorer, server" (chiefly Tunisian).
Lacson Filipino
From Min Nan 六孫 (la̍k-sun) or 六孙 (la̍k-sun) meaning "sixth grandchild".
Ladja Filipino, Tausug
Derived from Tausug raja meaning "king, ruler".
Ladjabassal Filipino, Tausug
From the Tausug title raja basar, which was conferred upon the second or middle son of a sultan.
Laghari Pakistani, Sindhi, Balochi
From the name of a Balochi tribe in Pakistan.
Lagman Filipino
Meaning uncertain.
Laguindab Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao lagindab meaning "blaze".
Laguna Spanish
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations in Spain named Laguna meaning "lake, pond" in Spanish.
Lahiffe Irish (Rare)
From Irish Ó Laochdha meaning "descendant of the hero" or "descendant of the heroic", ultimately from laoch "warrior, hero".
Lahlou Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic حُلْو (ḥulw) meaning "sweet" or "nice, charming", chiefly used in Moroccan Arabic.
Lahmar Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the red (one)", derived from Arabic الأحمر (al-ʾaḥmar).
Lai Chinese
From Chinese 赖 (lài) meaning "rely", also referring to the ancient state of Lai that existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Henan province.
Lakerbaia Abkhaz
Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz aristocratic family name Lakrba possibly from Abkhaz а-лакра (a-lakra) meaning "in thickets, to catch in thickets" or "to rank, to include". It was most likely used to refer to a hunter or a member of a large group of peasants.
Lakhani Indian, Gujarati, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Lakh", Lakh being a short form of the given name Lakshmana.
Lakoba Abkhaz
From the nickname Lako, possibly meaning "swamp" in Abkhaz (denoting someone who lived in a marshy area).
Lakshmi Indian, Telugu, Odia, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name Lakshmi.
Lal Indian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi
From Sanskrit लाला (lālā) meaning "caressing, cajoling". It can also be interpreted to mean "garnet" or "red, ruby" from Persian لال (lâl) or لعل (la'l).
Laliev Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname derived from Georgian ლალი (lali) meaning "ruby", ultimately from Sanskrit लाल (lāl).
Lâm Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Lin from Sino-Vietnamese 林 (lâm).
Lamari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of El Amari.
Lamichhane Nepali
Means "long roof" from Nepali लामो (lāmo) meaning "long" and छाना (chānā) meaning "roof". It was traditionally used to refer to families that lived in houses with longer roofs.
Lamrani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of El Amrani. A famous bearer is former Moroccan prime minister Mohammed Karim Lamrani (1919-2018).
Lamrini Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown; Possibly a variant of Lemrini.
Lan Chinese
From Chinese 蓝 (lán) referring to a place called Lantian that existed in what is now Shaanxi province.
Lancaster English
From the name of a city in northwestern England derived from Middle English Loncastre, itself from Lon referring to an ancient Roman fort on the River Lune combined with Old English ceaster meaning "city, town".
Langeland Norwegian
Derived from the elements lang meaning "long" and land meaning "land" or "farmstead".
Langevin French
From French l'Angevin meaning "the Angevin", denoting a person from the French province of Anjou.
Langfield English
Habitational name for someone originally from any of the various locations in England named Langfield, from Old English lang meaning "long" and feld meaning "field".
Langston English
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations in England named Langston, derived from Old English lang meaning "long" and stan meaning "stone".
Lansangan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "road, street" in Tagalog.
Large French, English
Originally a nickname derived from Middle English and Old French large "generous".
La Rosa Italian
Derived from Italian rosa meaning "rose", used as a name for someone who lived by a rose bush.
Laroussi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of El Aroussi.
Latayan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "plank, wale" in Tagalog.
Latheef Dhivehi
From the given name Latheef.
Law Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Luo.
Laxamana Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Derived from Malay laksamana meaning "admiral, officer", ultimately from Sanskrit लक्ष्मण (lakshmana).
Lăzărescu Romanian
Means "son of Lazar".
Lazarev Russian
Means "son of Lazar".
Lazarevski Macedonian
Means "son of Lazar".
Lazrak Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic الأزرق (al ʾazraq) meaning "the blue (one)", from أَزْرَق (ʾazraq) "blue". It is chiefly used for Moroccan Arabic.
Le Vietnamese
Simplified variant of .
Lebedeva Russian
Feminine form of Lebedev.
Ledoux French
Means "the amiable" from French doux meaning "sweet, soft, gentle".
Lefrançois French
From the given name François. It may also mean "the Frenchman", probably used to denote someone who came from the region of Île de France in France.
Legaspi Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Legazpi primarily used in the Philippines.
Le Houérou Breton
Derived from Breton c'hwerv "bitter".
Lellouche Judeo-Spanish
From Tamazight alûsh meaning "lamb".
Leloup French
Means “the wolf” in French.
Lemaître French
Means "the master" in French, either used as a nickname for someone who behaved in a masterful manner or an occupational name for someone who was a master of their craft.
Lemrini Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of El Merini.
Leng Chinese
From Chinese 冷 (lěng), which was probably derived from 泠伦 (línglún), an ancient title used by court officials in charge of music.
Leong Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Liang.
Leonidov Russian
Means "son of Leonid."
Lepère French
Means "the father" in French.
Lessard French
Name for someone who lived in a clearing, derived from French l'essart meaning "the assart" (a term for cleared forest land used for agriculture). It is also a habitational name for someone from any of various locations named Lessard or Lessart, of the same origin and meaning.
Lesueur French
Means "the shoemaker" in French.
Leszczyński Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Leszczyna, Leszczyno, Leszczyny or Leszczynek, all derived from Polish leszczyna meaning "hazel".
Létourneau French
Nickname for a chatty, gregarious person or an occupational name for a birdcatcher, derived from French l'étourneau meaning "the starling".
Lev Hebrew
From the given name Lev 2.
Levchenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Lev 1.
Lew Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Liu.
L'Heureux French
Means "the happy one" in French.
Liakhovich Belarusian
Means "son of Liakh".
Lichauco Filipino
Meaning uncertain, of Hokkien origin.
Lie Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Li 1.
Liem Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Lin chiefly used in Indonesia.
Liem Dutch
Habitual surname for Lieme in Eastphalia, which is from lim meaning "mire".
Liew Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Liu.
Lilly English
Derived from Lilly, a pet name for Elizabeth. It was also used as a nickname for someone with fair skin or hair, and is derived from Old English lilie meaning "lily (the flower)"... [more]
Ling Chinese
From Chinese 凌 (líng) meaning "ice", originally used as an occupational name for a palace official who was in charge of storing and handling ice.
Ling Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Lin.
Linh Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 靈 (linh) meaning "spirit, soul".
Liong Chinese (Hakka), Chinese (Hokkien)
Hakka and Hokkien romanization of Liang chiefly used in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Lipiński Polish
Name for someone from any of various places named Lipno, Lipin, Lipiny or Lipino, all derived from Polish lipa meaning "lime tree".
Lisitsyn Russian
Derived from Russian лисица (lisitsa) meaning "fox".
Lisowski Polish
Name for someone from any of various locations named Lisowa, Lisowo, Lisów or Lisowice, all derived from Polish lis meaning "fox".
Litvack Jewish
Variant of Litwak.
Litvak Jewish
Variant of Litwak.
Litvinchuk Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
Litwak Jewish
From Yiddish ליטוואַק (litvak) meaning "Litvak (a Lithuanian Jew)", ultimately from the archaic Polish word Litwak meaning "Lithuanian".
Livaza Dungan
Dungan surname of unknown meaning; the second element is derived from Chinese 娃子 (wázǐ) meaning "child".
Liwanag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "radiance, light" in Tagalog.
Liyanage Sinhalese
Of unknown meaning.