Browse Submitted Surnames

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.
Răducan Romanian
Means "son of Radu".
Rajković Serbian
Means "son of Rajko".
Ramage French, Scottish
From a medieval Scottish nickname for a hot-tempered or unpredictable person (from Old French ramage "wild, uncontrollable" (applied to birds of prey)).
Ramamurthy Indian, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant, charming" or "dark, black" (see Rama) combined with मूर्ति (mūrti) meaning "idol, icon".
Rankin Scottish, Northern Irish
Patronymic formed from a diminutive of Ronald or Rand.
Rannaääre Estonian
Rannaääre is an Estonian surname meaning "(sea)shore margin/periphery".
Rätsep Estonian
Rätsep means ''tailor'' in Estonian.
Remenar Croatian
Means ''saddler''.
Rial English
Variant of Royle.
Ristevski Macedonian
Means "son of Risto".
Rizvanović Bosnian
Means "son of Rizvan".
Rizzi Italian
Variant of Ricci.
Robey English
From a medieval diminutive form of the given name Robert.
Roby English
From a medieval diminutive form of the given name Robert.
Rodwell English
Rodwell, a name of Anglo-Saxon origin, is a locational surname deriving from any one of various places in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Kent, England. In English, the meaning of the name Rodwell is "Lives by the spring near the road".
Rolle English
Variant of Roll.
Rollo Scottish
From a Latinized form, common in early medieval documents, of the personal name Rou(l), the usual Norman form of Rolf.
Romanescu Romanian
Patronymic from the given name Roman.
Ruesch German (Swiss), Jewish
Swiss/German variant of Rusch. Meaning "shaggy," "bristly," "unkempt," or "quick."
Rustemović Bosnian
Means "son of Rustem".
Ružić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from ruža meaning ''rose''.
Ryerson English (American)
Americanized spelling of Swedish Reierson or of any of its cognates, for example Dutch Ryerse, Ryersen or Norwegian and Danish Reiersen.
Saadoune Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "help", "luck" and "support".
Sadiković Bosnian
Means "son of Sadik".
Šafran Croatian
Means "crocus, saffron".
Şahin Turkish
Means "falcon, hawk" in Turkish, probably used to refer to someone who was a falcon tamer.
Sailor English
Variant of Saylor.
Sakallı Turkish
Means "bearded" in Turkish.
Sakura Japanese
It is usually only thought of as a given name,but it's also a last name too. A variation of it (if not itself) was considered one of the most popular surnames in 2012, ranking within the top one hundreds... [more]
Salvador Filipino, Spanish, Catalan, Tagalog, Portuguese
From the popular Christian personal name Salvador, meaning "Savior" (Latin Salvator, a derivative of salvare "to save"), bestowed in honor of Christ.
Sarikaya Turkish
Sarıkaya is a Turkish word meaning "yellow rock".
Sarilar Turkish
Means ''yellows'' in Turkish. A common place name in Turkey.
Şaşmaz Turkish
Means "infallible" in Turkish.
Saukko Finnish
Means "otter" in Finnish.
Savard French
Either from Old French savart meaning "wasteland" or the Germanic elements sab of uncertain meaning and hard meaning "brave, hardy".
Savić Serbian
Means "son of Sava".
Sawashiro Japanese
From Japanese 沢 (sawa) meaning "marsh" and 城 (shiro) meaning "castle".
Schaffner German, Jewish, German (Swiss)
German: occupational name for a steward or bailiff, variant of Schaffer.
Schwartzman Jewish
Nickname for a dark-skinned or dark-haired person, from German schwarz meaning "black" and man meaning "man, person".
Sealy English
Derived from Old English sælig "blessed, fortunate, prosperous, happy" and was used as a term to describe someone with a cheerful, happy disposition.
Seeley English
Variant of Sealy.
Seitz Upper German
A mainly Bavarian surname, from a reduced form of the personal name Seifried, a variant of Siegfried... [more]
Selimović Bosnian
Means "son of Selim".
Setiawan Indonesian, Javanese
From the given name Setiawan.
Sever Croatian, Slovene
From Proto-Slavic sěverъ meaning ''north''.
Seyler German
Germanic surname
Shanahan Irish
Anglicised form of Ó Seanachain.
Shanavazov Dargin, Dagestani
Means "son of Shakhnavaz"; the name itself is of Persian origin meaning "shah (king) of grace".
Sharifov Tajik, Azerbaijani
Means "son of Sharif", as well as variant of Azerbaijani Şərifov.
Sharon Hebrew
From an Old Testament place name, in Hebrew שָׁרוֹן (Sharon), which means "plain", referring to the fertile plain near the coast of Israel.
Shattuck English
A locational name from a family in Chaddock, a hamlet in the parish in Lancashire, England. Also a variant of Chadwick.
Sheard English
English surname which was originally from a place name meaning "gap between hills" in Old English.
Sheen English
Meaning unknown, though possibly a variant of Sean. A famous bearer of the surname is actor Charlie Sheen.
Sheene Irish (Anglicized)
Derived from the Gaelic siodhach which means "peaceful." Most commonly used in Ireland and originated in the county's southwest region.
Sheffield English, English (British)
A surname which named after an city in England.... [more]
Sheptitskiy Ukrainian
This indicates familial origin with the village of Sheptychi in Ukraine, which, as of February 2017, is located within Sambir Raion in the Lviv Oblast.
Shishani Chechen (Expatriate), Arabic
Means "Chechen" in Arabic. This name is primarily used by Chechens living in the Arab world.
Si Chinese
From Chinese 司 (sī) meaning "to take charge of, to control, to manage" or "officer, official".
Silber German, Jewish
From Middle High German silber, German Silber "silver"; a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith, or often, in the case of the Jewish surname, an ornamental name.
Šimenc Croatian
Derived from the forename Šime.
Šimić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Šimo".
Şimşek Turkish
Means "lightning, flash" in Turkish.
Šimun Croatian
Derived from the forename Šimun.
Šimundić Croatian
Means "son of Šimun".
Šimunec Croatian
Means "son of Šimun".
Šimunić Croatian
Means "son of Šimun".
Šimunković Croatian
Derived from the forename Šimun.
Sinnott English, Irish
From the medieval personal name Sinod (from Old English Sigenōth, literally "victory-brave").... [more]
Skutnik Romanian
Derived from the historical term scutnic.... [more]
Slack English, Dutch, Scottish
English and Dutch: nickname for an idle person, from Middle Dutch slac, Middle English slack, ‘lazy’, ‘careless’. ... [more]
Smarch Ukrainian (Anglicized), Russian (Anglicized)
Smarch is most likely an anglicized form of the surnames Smarchkov, Smarchkova, Smarchi, Smarchevsky, and Smarchevskaya.... [more]
Smetana Czech
Means "cream".
Śmigielski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Śmigiel.
Smokvina Croatian
Derived from smokva meaning ''fig''.
So Korean
Although there are two Chinese characters for the So surname, one of these is extremely rare and can be discounted (there are only about two hundred people in Korea who use this rare character). Some records indicate that the more common character for So has as many as 165 clans, but only eleven of them can be documented... [more]
Šojka Croatian
Derived from šojka meaning ''jay'' (the bird).
Sokolova Bulgarian, Russian
Means "daughter of Sokol".
Sokolović Bosnian
From sokol meaning "falcon", a nickname or an occupational name for a falconer.
Solecki Polish
Habitational surname for someone from any of a number of places called Solec, named with sól ‘salt’.
Somov Russian
Derived from Russian сом (som) meaning "catfish".
Somova Russian
Feminine form of Somov. This is borne by Russian ballerina Alina Somova (1985-).
Southwick English
An English/Scottish locational name from a variety of places, including, Southwick in Northamptonshire, England, and Southwick in Gloucestershire, Sussex, Durham, Hampshire. ... [more]
Spiegler German, Jewish
Occupational name for a maker or seller of mirrors, from Middle High German spiegel, German Spiegel "mirror" and the agent suffix -er.
Spies German
While it translates to the plural of "spy" in English, Spies is a semi-common name found throughout Germany and the surrounding nations. This surname is also popular throughout states with a high German population.
Spinster American (Rare)
A presumably extinct English occupational name, derived from the occupation of spinning.
Spiteri Maltese
The surname Spiteri is derived from the Latin word "hospitalieri" meaning hospitaliers. It was initially given to babies born to mothers who worked as nurses at the Knights' hospital during the 16th century where the babies' fathers were usually knights who had been treated at said hospital.
Srna Croatian
Means ''doe''.
Stahl German
Metonymic occupational name for a smith or armorer, from Middle High German stahel "steel, armor".
Staley English
Byname from Middle English staley "resolute, reliable", a reduced form of Stallard.
Stanić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Stanko".
Starčević Croatian
Means "son of an old man" from star "old".
Starczewski Polish (Rare)
It indicates origin in either a place named Starczewo or Starczewice.
Stefani Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Stefano.
Stepanov Russian
Means "son of Stepan".
Stinson English, Scottish
This is one of the many patronymic forms of the male given name Stephen, i.e. son of Stephen. From these forms developed the variant patronymics which include Stim(p)son, Stenson, Steenson, and Stinson.
Stipić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Stipe".
Stoian Romanian
Derived from Bulgarian Stoyan.
St Peter English
Originally from French Canadian immigrants. It was the closest translation to Saint Pierre.... [more]
Strassmann German, Jewish
Topographic name for someone living on a main street, from Middle High German strasse, German Strasse "street, road" and man "man".
Strauss German, Jewish
From the German word strauß, meaning "ostrich." In its use as a Jewish surname, it comes from the symbol of the building or family that the bearer occupied or worked for in the Frankfurter Judengasse... [more]
Suljagić Bosnian
Means "son of Suljo".
Suljić Bosnian
Means "son of Suljo".
Sutcliffe English
The name means ''south of the cliff/hill''.
Szendeffy Hungarian (Rare)
Possibly derived from Hungarian szende meaning ''meek''.
Szołdrski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Szołdry.
Szpakowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Podlachian village Szpakowo.
Szydło Polish
Means "awl" in Polish, used as an occupational name for a cobbler.
Tadejević Croatian
Means "son of Tadej".
Ţaga Romanian
Țaga is a commune and village in Cluj County, Romania.
Tahir Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Tahir.
Taimsoo Estonian
Taimsoo is an Estonian surname meaning "plant/herb swamp".
Takasu Japanese
Takasu is a surname that means "Hawk's nest". Taka alone means "hawk"(and others not used for this)and Su is the "nest".
Tallarico Italian
It came from the Medieval Italian names Tallarico and Talarico ultimately from the Ostrogothic name Atalarico.... [more]
Talumets Estonian
Talumets is an Estonian surname literally meaning "farm (talu) forest (mets)"; a farmstead in or near a forest.
Tanev Bulgarian
Derived from the forename Tane.
Taneva Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tanev.
Țăruș Romanian
From Romanian ţăruş meaning ''stake, picket''.
Taşkıran Turkish
Means "stone breaker" from Turkish taş meaning "stone, rock" and kıran meaning "destroyer, breaker, pestilence".
Tenzin Bhutanese
From the given name Tenzin.