Browse Submitted Surnames

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AALI Arabic
Derived from the given name Aali.
ABBOT English
Variant of Abbott.
Maltese form of Abd Allah.
ABO Japanese (Rare)
阿 A ("Nook") and Bo for "Protect".
A patronymic surname derived from the given name Aćim.
ADACHI Japanese
Adachi is variously written,but the kanji commonly used literally means "Foot" and/ or "Stand".
Patronymic from the given name Adam.
Means "son of Adem".
Means "son of Adil".
ŢAGA Romanian
Țaga is a commune and village in Cluj County, Romania.
AGU Igbo
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]
AISSAOUIA Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the given name Aïssa (chiefly used in Algeria). This is also the name of a town in Médéa Province, Algeria.
AK Turkish
Means "white" in Turkish.
AKHAN Turkish
A combination of AK and HAN.... [more]
AKI Japanese
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 Japanese
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.
AKINO Japanese
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"... [more]
ALFES Jewish
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- and -ford meaning "water crossing" or can mean "from the alder tree ford".
ALJAŽ Slovene
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias, meaning "different".
ALLEMANN German (Swiss)
Allemann (also spelled Alleman, Allemand, Aléman, Allamont, Allemagne, Alemaye, Alemán, 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]
ALMOG Hebrew
From the given name Almog, means "coral" in Hebrew.
ALT German, Jewish
From German alt ‘old’, typically applied as a distinguishing epithet to the older of two bearers of the same personal name.
AMAGAI Japanese
This is a variation of Japanese surname Amaya. Ama means "Heaven(ly)" and Gai means "Valley".
AMAYA Japanese
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.
ANDOV Macedonian
Means "son of Ande".
Means ''son of Andrej''.
ARAKAKI Japanese
It means "Wild Enclosure" Ara (Wild) + Kaki (Enclosure), ... [more]
ARAKAWA Japanese
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" often.
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.
ARELLANO Basque, Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
Means "son of Arif".
Means "son of Arslan".
ASAKAWA Japanese
Asa ("Morning"), ("Superficial"), or ("Shallow") + Kawa ("River").
ATTARD Maltese
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 "to increase".
AXELMAN Swedish (Rare)
From the Scandinavian given name Axel and man "man".
AYDEN English, Scottish, Turkish
From a Scottish surname which was derived from Gaelic caol meaning "narrows, channel, strait".
BABEȘ Romanian
Meaning unknown.
BADZAKOV Bulgarian, Macedonian
Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word "bacak" which means "leg".
BAIN Scottish, French, English
Nickname for a hospitable person from northern Middle English beyn, bayn meaning "welcoming", "friendly".... [more]
Derived from the name of a Romanian town Bălcești.
BALIĆ Croatian
Derived from the word balija meaning "peasant" or from the forename Balislav.
Variant of Balzac.
BAN Croatian
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 ("rich, wealthy").
BARCLAY Scottish, English
Habitational name of English origin, from Berkeley in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with be(o)rc "birch" and lēah "woodland clearing".
BARIŠIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of Bariša''.
Means ''morning star'' in Hebrew.
BAŠIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from baša, a honorific term for “chief”, “boss”, “head of the family”, etc.
A French surname, coming from the word "baudelaire", which is a short, broad, and curved sword used in heraldry.
BEARN English
An old English name meaning "Son"
BELIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word belo meaning "white".
BELKACEM Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Abu al-Qasim meaning "father of Qasim" (chiefly Algerian).
A name of Maltese origin meaning "beautiful".
Means "white wolf" in Serbian.
English surname meaning "Son of Benedict"
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.
BERWALD German, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Originally derived from the given name Bernwald, composed of Old High German bern, bero "bear" and wald "ruler". Later altered to Bärwald "bear forest", from German Bär "bear" and Wald "forest"... [more]
Means "little white one"
BIJELIĆ Croatian
Derived from bijel, meaning "white".
A surname of English origin.
BIRDWHISTLE English (Rare)
derived from whistling like a bird or the sound of the birds were sold.
BIRK Slovene
Of unknown origin.
BITAR Arabic
Means "farrier, blacksmith, smith" in Arabic.
Means "daughter of Björn". Its masculine counterpart is Björnsson.
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), well(a) "spring, stream".
BLAGA Romanian
Probably related to several places named Blaga in Romania.
Means ''son of Blaž''.
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".
BOGDÁN Hungarian
From the given name Bogdan.
BOGDAN Romanian, Croatian
From the given name BOGDAN.
BOLIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word bol, meaning "pain, ache".
BORISOVA Bulgarian, Russian
Means "daughter of Boris". It is the feminine form of Borisov.
BOROI Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Meaning “Bosnian” or person from Bosnia in Romanian
BOSNIĆ Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian
Means ''from Bosnia''.
BOSS English
From an originally French term meaning "hunchback".
BOŽIĆ Croatian
Diminutive of bog, meaning "god", literally means Christmas.
BRATIĆ Serbian
Means ''little brother''.
BREGAR Slovene, Croatian
Derived from breg meaning ''hill''.
A variant of Bremond.
BROFLOVSKI Popular Culture
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BROOK German, Dutch
Topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow or marsh, from Low German brook, Dutch broek (cf. BRUCH).... [more]
Derived from Broz.
BUCSIS English (Canadian)
Perhaps of Hungarian origin, but the original surname is not known.
BUDD English
Originated from the Old English personal name Budda, from the word budda, which means "beetle" or "to swell." Specifically of Celtic Welsh origin.
BUDIMIR Croatian, Serbian
From the given name Budimir.
BULIĆ Croatian
Derived from Ottoman Turkish bula meaning "a married woman or a Muslim woman in harem pants or covered with a headscarf" or from the forename Bule a hypocoristic of Budislav, Budimir, Budivoj, Budimil.
BULUT Turkish
Means "cloud" in Turkish.
BURLEY English
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).
CAIXETA Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese common name for Tabebuia cassinoides, a tree native to Central and South America.
Habitational name for someone from a place in Andalusia called Camargo.
Means "iron soul", derived from Turkish can meaning "soul, spirit" combined with demir meaning "iron".
CANTWELL Irish, English
A surname used in the South of England.... [more]
CAR Croatian, Serbian
Means "Tzar".
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 "thistle")... [more]
Cardillo is a surname of Sicilian origin, derived from the word cardilla, meaning ''goldfinch''.
CARLIN Irish (Anglicized), Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin (sometimes also anglicized as Carlton), meaning "descendant of Caireallán". Caireallán is a diminutive of the given name Caireall".
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh "descendant of Catharnach", a byname meaning "warlike".
Topographic name from carrasco or carrasca "holm oak".... [more]
CARVALHO Portuguese
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]
CASA Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Derived from the Spanish and Italian word casa meaning "house".
Meaning unknown. A notable bearer of the surname is the infamous Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu.
ČEŠNJAK Croatian (Rare)
Means ''garlic''.
CEYLAN Turkish
Turkish surname meaning "gazelle" from Persian carān جران.
CHARNOCK English (Rare)
The locational surname originates from two places, Charnock Richard and Heath Charnock, which are both located in Lancashire, England.... [more]
CHENG Chinese
Cheng itself means to face one's universal self with universal true feeling.... [more]
CHERRY English
From Middle English chirie, cherye "cherry", hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.... [more]
CHORIEVA Tajik, Uzbek
Feminine form of Choriev.