This is a list of submitted surnames in which an editor of the name is Sofia
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adachi is variously written,but the kanji commonly used literally means "Foot" and/ or "Stand".
Țaga is a commune and village in Cluj County, Romania.
Agu is an Igbo surname; the word Agu means Tiger in Igobo language.
AGUILAR Spanish, Catalan, Jewish
Habitational name from any of numerous places called Aguilar, from Latin aquilare
"haunt of eagles" (a derivative of aquila
"eagle"), for example Aguilar de Campo in Palencia, Aguilar de la Frontera in Córdoba, and Aguilar de Segarra in Catalonia.
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]
Aki commonly means "Autumn" and "Bright,Luminous" as a first name and surname,but there's also "Rising Sun", "Crystal (Ball)" ,"Brightness,Luster" or "Obvious,Clear". First name Aki has far more kanji possibilities.
Akimoto is a surname that means Aki:"Bright,Luminous" "Autumn","Crystal (Ball)","Brightness,Luster",or "Rising Sun" and Moto:"Origin/Source/Root". Here are only some~ of the notable people with this surname: Nami Akimoto: manga artist,and Yasushi Akimoto: record producer & lyricist,there is also a lake called Akimoto.
Aki means (1):"bright",(2):"crystal,clear",/and (3):"Autumn". No shows ownership,or means "field,wilderness".So it can mean "Of Brightness","Of Autumn","Autumn Feild",",Bright Shining Feild" etc.
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
Official website of the the City of Alfés (in the Province Lleida, Catalonia, Spain) says:... [more]
ALFORD English, Scottish
Habitation name found in Lincolnshire, Surrey and Somerset, England and Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The name can be derived by combining the Old English female personal name Ealdg-
meaning "water crossing" or can mean "from the alder tree ford".
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias
, meaning "different".
ALLEMANN German (Swiss)
Allemann (also spelled Alleman
, and Allamán
) is a surname that can be found primarily in Switzerland deriving from the Latin surname, Alemannus, which refers to someone of Germanic descent, specifically from the Alamanni tribe... [more]
ALT German, Jewish
From German alt
‘old’, typically applied as a distinguishing epithet to the older of two bearers of the same personal name.
This is a variation of Japanese surname Amaya
. Ama means "Heaven(ly)" and Gai means "Valley".
Ama means "Heaven(ly)" and "Ya" or "Gai" means "Valley",this pronunciation is used in eastern Japan,while the "Valley" part is pronounced "Tani
" in western Japan.
From 荒 (ara)
meaning "rough, wild, violent" or 新 (ara)
meaning "new" combined with 川/河 (kawa)
meaning "river, stream."
ARAKI Japanese (Rare)Ara
means "Wild" or "New" in surnames while Ki means "Tree",but the "Wild Tree" kanji/definition is more common. This name was listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.
ARATA Japanese (Rare)Arata
is a rare masculine given name and surname. Ara: "Wild" or "New" and Ta: "Rice Patty". The general reading is from the Ryukyu Islands ,but in Proper Japanese it is pronounced "Shinden" or "Nitta
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.
One possible origin of the name is that it refers to a place called "Atti" in Bologna, Italy. Therefore the name and it's variations would mean "a person from Atti".... [more]
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere
Derived from a noble title used in several states in Central and Southeastern Europe between the 7th century and the 20th century.
BANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
"Son of a Ban", the -ić
"son of" suffix with ban
, the title of class of Croatian nobility beginning in the 7th century approximately equivalent to viceroy, lord or duke, stemming potentially from the Turkic bajan
BARCLAY Scottish, English
Habitational name of English origin, from Berkeley in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with be(o)rc
"birch" and lēah
A French surname, coming from the word "baudelaire", which is a short, broad, and curved sword used in heraldry.
Habitational name from either of two places called Benington, in Hertfordshire and Lincolnshire, or from Long Bennington in Lincolnshire. The first is recorded in Domesday Book as Benintone
"farmstead or settlement (Old English tūn
) by the Beane river"; both Lincolnshire names are derived from the Old English personal name Beonna
combined with -ing-
, a connective particle denoting association, and tūn
BERRYCLOTH English (Rare)
This name is of English locational origin, from the place called Barrowclough
near Halifax in West Yorkshire.
Means "farrier, blacksmith, smith" in Arabic.
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cumbria, Derbyshire, County Durham, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, named Blackwell, from Old English blæc
"black, dark" and wæll(a)
Probably related to several places named Blaga in Romania.
The Blennerhassett surname comes from someone having lived in Cumberland, on the Borderlands between Scotland and England. ... [more]
Possibly derived from the Polish word bób
, which means "broad bean".
From an originally French term meaning "hunchback".
Diminutive of bog
, meaning "god", literally means Christmas.
BROFLOVSKI Popular Culture
Kyle Broflovski (sometimes spelled Kyle Broflovski, Broslovski, Broslofski, Brovlofski or Broflofski) is a main character in the animated television series South Park.
BROOK German, Dutch
Topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow or marsh, from Low German brook
, Dutch broek
Originated from the Old English personal name Budda, from the word budda
, which means "beetle" or "to swell." Specifically of Celtic Welsh origin.
English habitation name from the elements burh
meaning "stronghold or fortified settlement" and leah
meaning "field or clearing".
Topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture for cattle or at a dairy farm, or a habitational name from a place named Butterfield (for example in West Yorkshire), from Old English butere ‘butter’ + feld ‘open country’.
Possibly related to Maltese tiġieġ
"chickens", which is derived from Arabic دَجَاجَة (dajāja)
"hen, chicken". It is said to be derived from Arabic Abu Djej
"owner of chickens", literally "father of chickens" (compare Abu
Habitational name for someone from a place in Andalusia called Camargo.
Means "iron soul", derived from Turkish can
meaning "soul, spirit" combined with demir
Habitational name from places in the provinces of Almería and Logroño named Cárdenas, from the feminine plural of cárdeno
"blue, bluish purple" (Late Latin cardinus
, from carduus
Cardillo is a surname of Sicilian origin, derived from the word cardilla
, meaning ''goldfinch''.
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh
"descendant of Catharnach", a byname meaning "warlike".
Carvalho (Portuguese pronunciation: kɐɾˈvaʎu
), meaning 'oak', is a Portuguese surname, also sometimes used as a Sephardic Jewish surname as well as by families with genetic Norman descent.... [more]
Meaning unknown. A notable bearer of the surname is the infamous Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu.
Turkish surname meaning "gazelle" from Persian carān
CHARNOCK English (Rare)
The locational surname originates from two places, Charnock Richard and Heath Charnock, which are both located in Lancashire, England.... [more]
Cheng itself means to face one's universal self with universal true feeling.... [more]
From Middle English chirie
"cherry", hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.... [more]