Submitted Surnames of Length 12

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the length is 12.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abdul Gayyoom Dhivehi
From the given name Abd al-Qayyum. Notable bearers include Maldivian presidents Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom (1959-) and Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom (1937-).
Abouelkassem Arabic (Egyptian, Rare)
Rare Egyptian form of Abo al-Qassem. A notable bearer is Alaaeldin Abouelkassem (1990–), an Egyptian fencer.
Abourouphael Arabic
Means "father of rouphael" in Arabic, used especially in Lebanon and the Maghreb region (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia).
Abrahamowicz Polish
Means "son of Abraham".
Acquistapace Italian
Means "buy peace" in Italian, from acquista "to buy, to purchase" and pace "peace".
Agathangelou Greek (Cypriot)
Patronymic from the genitive form of Agathangelos. Genitive patronymics are particularly associated with Cyprus.
Agnarsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Agnar" in Icelandic.
Ágústínusson Icelandic
Means "son of Ágústínus" in Icelandic.
Ágústsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ágúst" in Icelandic.
Akhmadullina Tatar, Bashkir
Feminine transcription of Tatar Әхмәдуллин and Bashkir Әхмәҙуллин (see Akhmadullin).
Ambrozaityte Lithuanian, Latvian
this name comes from far far history of lithuanian people
Ammazzalorso Italian
From the profession of bear hunter, meaning literally "slaughter the bear".
Anastassakis Greek
Crete born John Anthony Aniston, (birth name Yiannis Anitios Anastassakis) is an American actor and the father of actress Jennifer Aniston.
Andersdotter Swedish
Strictly feminine patronymic of Anders.
Andrulevičus Jewish (Russified, Modern, Rare), Jewish (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
"Ben-Adam" or "ben-ish" ("ben" being "son" in Hebrew; Adam meaning "man"). The Andrulevičuses were originally Sephardic kohanim whom immigrated to Lithuania, and then Poland, Latvia, and other countries.
Andrzejewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Andrzejewo, derived from the given name Andrzej.
Angelopoulos Greek
From the personal name Angelos or a shortened form of the personal name Evangelos + the patronymic ending -poulos.
Antonopoulos Greek
Means "son of Antonios".
Antonsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Anton" in Icelandic.
Aretxabaleta Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Arechavaleta.
Argyropoulos Greek
Descendant, son of the 'silver one'.
Arkhangelsky Russian
Habitational name for someone from Arkhangelsk, a province (oblast) of Russia.
Armendaritze Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French arrondissement of Baiona.
Armenopoulos Greek
Descendant, son of the Armenian.
Arsenishvili Georgian
Means "son of Arsen" in Georgian.
Ashitanihara Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 芦谷原 (Ashitanihara), a variant reading of 芦谷原 (Ashitaniharu) meaning "Ashitaniharu", a division in the division of Shukukubota in the area of Makizono in the city of Kirishima in the prefecture of Kagoshima in Japan or it being a name of a group of several households in the same location, for the Kadowari System that took place in the Edo Period in the former Japanese province of Satsuma in parts of present-day Kagoshima, Japan.
Aslanishvili Georgian
Means "son of Aslan" in Georgian.
Attenborough English
Habitational name for a person from the village of Attenborough in Nottinghamshire, England, derived from the Old English given name Adda and burh meaning "fortified place". A famous bearer of this name was the English actor and filmmaker Richard Attenborough (1923-2014)... [more]
Avramopoulos Greek
Means "son of Avram".
Azumayashiki Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 東屋敷 (see Higashiyashiki).
Baghdasarian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Բաղդասարյան (see Baghdasaryan).
Bairnsfather English
From a medieval nickname in Scotland and northern England for the (alleged) father of an illegitimate child (from northern Middle English bairnes "child's" + father). This surname was borne by British cartoonist and author Bruce Bairnsfather (1888-1959).
Bandaranaike Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhalese බණ්ඩාරනායක (see Bandaranayake).
Bartholomäus German
From the given name Bartholomäus.
Bartochowski Polish
This indicates familial origin with the village of Bartochów.
Bendtsdatter Danish (Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic)
Strictly feminine patronymic for Bendt.
Benjamínsson Icelandic
Means "son of Benjamín" in Icelandic.
Benningfield English, Anglo-Saxon
Benningfield is believed to be either ... [more]
Berlinerblau German, Jewish
Means “Prussian blue” in German. A notable bearer of this surname is Jacques Berlinerblau, a professor of Jewish civilization, and Stefania Berlinerblau, an American anatomist and physician.
Białaczowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Białaczów.
Biancaniello Italian
It means "white ring".... [more]
Billinghurst English
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous village in West Sussex.
Bittenbinder German
Occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German büte(n) "cask", "(wine) barrel" + binder "binder" (agent derivative of binden "to bind").
Björnsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Björn". Its masculine counterpart is Björnsson.
Blancanieves Spanish (Rare)
Means "Snow White" in Spanish.
Blanchflower English
From a medieval nickname applied probably to an effeminate man (from Old French blanche flour "white flower"). This surname was borne by Northern Irish footballer Danny Blanchflower (1926-1993).
Blankenstein German, Jewish
From German blanken meaning "bare" and stein meaning "stone".
Bloomingdale Jewish (Americanized)
Americanized form of German Blumenthal or its Dutch cognate Bloemendaal.
Blumenkrantz German, Jewish
Means "flower-wreath" in German.
Blumenschein German
from Middle High German bluomenschin "flower splendor" from the elements bluomo "bloom" and sconi "beautiful" probably a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by a sign depicting a bunch of flowers or decorated with flower designs or noted for its flower garden.
Boccadifuoco Italian
Means "mouth of fire", a nickname for someone known for picking fights, or perhaps given to foundlings.
Braunschweig German, Jewish
Denoted a person from the city of Braunschweig in Lower Saxony, Germany, which is of Old Saxon origin meaning "Bruno's settlement".
Braunsteiner German (Austrian)
This surname means brown stone in German and it may be an ornamental surname or an occupational surname for someone who may have been a miner.
Brzozogajski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Brzozogaj.
Budziszewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Budziszewo.
Buenaventura Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the given name Buenaventura.
Carrasquillo Spanish
The surname Carrasquillo is of Spanish origin and it is derived from the word "carrasca" which means "holm oak". Therefore, the name roughly translates to "a place where there are holm oaks".
Castellaneta Italian
Originated in an area of Italy, known as the Papal States.
Chaemchamrat Thai
From Thai แจ่ม (chaem) meaning "bright, clear, shining" and จำรัส (chamrat) meaning "brilliant, radiant, prosperous".
Chaiariyakul Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai ชัยอริยะกุล (see Chaiariyakun).
Chaiariyakun Thai
From Thai ชัย (chai) meaning "victory", อริยะ (ariya) meaning "excellent, honorable, noble" and กุล (kun) meaning "lineage, clan".
Chaimongkhon Thai
Means "auspicious victory" from Thai ชัย (chai) meaning "victory" and มงคล (mongkhon) meaning "auspicious, favourable".
Chaisongkram Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai ชัยสงคราม or ไชยสงคราม (see Chaisongkhram).
Chandarangsu Thai (Sanskritized, Rare)
Sanskritized transcription of Thai จันทรางศุ (see Chantharangsu).
Chantarangsu Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai จันทรางศุ (see Chantharangsu).
Chanthapanya Lao
From Lao ຈັນທະ (chantha) meaning "moon" and ປັນຍາ (panya) meaning "wisdom, intelligence, reason".
Chanthaphone Lao
From Lao ຈັນທະ (chantha) meaning "moon" and ພອນ (phone) meaning "blessing".
Charlesworth English
Derived from a village and civil parish with the same name near Glossop, Derbyshire, England.
Chaykovskaya Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Чайковский (see Chaykovsky).
Chikomborero Shona
CHIKOMBORERO means "a blessing".
Chikuchishin Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 築地新 (see Tsukijishin).
Chipperfield English
Derived from Hertfordshire Village of Chipperfield
Chitsawangdi Thai (Rare)
From Thai จิตต์ (chit) meaning "mind; heart; soul; spirit; mentality", สว่าง (sawang) meaning "bright; shining", and ดี (di) meaning "good".
Chockalingam Indian, Tamil
From a nickname referring to the Hindu god Shiva, composed of the Sanskrit words चोक्का (cokkā) meaning "alluring" and लिङ्गम् (liṅga) meaning "sign, symbol, mark".
Cholerzyński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Cholerzyn.
Cholmondeley English
An aristocratic surname derived from a place name in Cheshire which means "Ceolmund's grove" in Old English.
Chrysovergis Greek
The one of the "golden rod".From the Greek words for gold: chrysos (χρυσός), and rod: verga (βέργα).
Chviedarovič Belarusian (Rare)
Means "son of Chviedar". A notable bearer is Mikalaj Čarnuševič (1904-1981), the Belarusian poet, prose writer and translator better known by his nickname Mikola Chviedarovič.
Ciarlariello Italian
From Italian ciarlare "to chatter, to gossip".
Citlalpopoca Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "smoking star" or "comet".
Clinkenbeard Low German
Possibly an Americanized form of North German Klingebiel, a variant of Klingbeil.
Collinsworth English
Variant spelling of Collingsworth, itself a variant of Collingwood.
Constantinou Greek (Cypriot)
Alternate transcription of Konstantinou chiefly used in Cyprus.
Contestabile Italian
Means "debatable, questionable" in Italian, perhaps a nickname for an argumentative person, or for someone of dubious respectability.
Crawfordjohn Medieval Scottish
One who came from Crawfordjohn in Lanarkshire; not to be confused with nearby Crawford, also in Lanarkshire.
Creepingbear Indigenous American, Arapaho (?)
From the English words creeping and bear.
Czeslawowicz Polish
Patronymic from the given name Czeslaw.
Davitashvili Georgian
Means "son of Davit".
Dayanghirang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chosen lady", derived from Tagalog dayang meaning "lady, princess, girl" and hirang "choice, selection".
Delagardelle French
Habitational name for someone from Lagardelle, a place in Haute Garonne.
De La Montagne French
Means "of the mountain" in French.
Demosthenous Greek (Cypriot)
Means "son of Demosthenes" in Greek.
Desruisseaux French, French (Quebec)
Topographic name for someone who lived in an area characterized by streams, from the fused preposition and plural definite article des meaning "from the" and ruisseaux (plural of ruisseau) meaning "stream".
De Talleyrand French
A French noble surname. A cadet branch of the family of sovereign counts of Périgord, they took their name from the estate of Périgord owned by these counts, and date back to Boso I, count of la Marche... [more]
Dheerasinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit धीर (dhira) meaning "steady, firm, courageous" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Dickensheets English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Dickenscheid, a habitational name from a place named Dickenschied in the Hunsrück region. The place name is from Middle High German dicke ‘thicket’, ‘woods’ + -scheid (often schied) ‘border area’ (i.e. ridge, watershed), ‘settler’s piece of cleared (wood)land’.
Dimaculangan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be diminished" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and kulangan meaning "reduce".
Dimitrijević Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Dimitrije".
Divinagracia Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Divine Grace" in Spanish.
Dmitriyevich Russian
Derived from the Given Name Dmitry.
Dollanganger English
The name of the family in the Dollanganger series by V.C. Andrews.
Do Nascimento Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Nascimento. This surname was borne by several Brazilian soccer players, including Pelé (1940-2022), Ramires (1987-) and Thiago Alcântara (1991-).
Douangsavanh Lao
From Lao ດວງ (douang) meaning "circle, sphere" and ສະຫວັນ (savanh) meaning "heaven".
Dragomirović Serbian
Means "son of Dragomir" in Serbian.
Duhaylungsod Filipino, Cebuano
Means "having two hometowns" from Cebuano duha meaning "two" and lungsod meaning "town."
Dunayevskaya Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Дунаевский (see Dunayevsky).
Durrenberger German
habitational name for someone from any of numerous places in Bavaria, Thuringia, Saxony, and Silesia named Dür(r)nberg or Dürrenberg
Dzhabrailova Chechen
Feminine transcription of Chechen Джабраилов (see Dzhabrailov).
Dziencielsky Polish
It is the surname of Chaya, a character in the movie Defiance played by Mia Wasikowska.
Ebrahimzadeh Persian
From the given name Ebrahim combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Edirisooriya Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhalese එදිරිසූරිය (see Edirisuriya).
Eichelberger German
Habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg.
Eiríksdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Eiríkur" in Icelandic.
Elizabethson English (Rare)
Means “son of Elizabeth”.
Esmaeilzadeh Persian
From the given name Esmaeil combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Fenstermaker German
Means 'one who makes windows' in German.
Feuerschütte German (Modern)
comes from the combination of the words "Feuer" and "Schütte", which form the word "flamethrower". Surname of a Brazilian Celebrity with German Origin "Lucas Feuerschütte"
Fitzclarence Irish
Means "son of Clarence" in Anglo-Norman French.
Fitzwilliams Irish
Means "son of William" in Anglo-Norman French.
Fleckenstein German
German for "stain stone".
Fleischhauer German
Occupational name for a butcher from Middle High German fleisch or vleisch "flesh meat" and an agent derivative of Middle High German houwen "to cut". Variant of Fleischauer.
Floerchinger German
Habitational name for someone from Flörchingen in the Saar region.
Franceschini Italian
Most likely from the given name Francesco.
Francomagaro Italian
I believe the first element is Franco, just don't know what the other element is.
Frangopoulos Greek
Means "descendant of a Frank" in Greek.
Friðriksson Icelandic
Means "son of Friðrik" in Icelandic.
Gabrieloglou Greek (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Greek Γαβριήλογλου (see Gavriiloglou).
Gainsborough English
From the city of Gainsborough in Lincolnshire, England. A famous bearer of this surname includes English painter Thomas Gainsborough.
Galifianakis Greek
Patronymic derived from Galifa, a small village near the former municipality of Episkopi in the regional unit of Heraklion, in Crete, Greece. The place name itself is possibly derived from Greek γαλίφης (galífis) meaning "flatterer", a cognate of Italian gaglioffo... [more]
Gangopadhyay Bengali
From the name of the Ganges River combined with Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, instructor, priest".
Garaikoetxea Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Hondarribia.
Garchitorena Spanish (Philippines)
From the Basque surname Gartxitorena meaning "the house of Garchot."
Gavriiloglou Greek
Patronymic meaning "son of Gavriil", from the given name Gavriil combined with the Turkish suffix -oğlu meaning "son of".
Geevarughese Indian (Christian), Malayalam
From the given name Geevarughese, used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Georgopoulos Greek
Patronymic form of Georgios.
Gerstenmájer Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian
Magyarised and Cyrillic version of Gerstenmayer.
Giambattista Italian
From the given name Giambattista.
Gonnaimueang Thai
End with the word "ในเมือง"(nai - mueang), which is the name of a sub-district in the northeastern region of Thailand.
Gschwendtner German (Austrian)
From the German word "schwenden", which means "swidden agriculture" in English
Gunzenhauser German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from either of two places named Gunzenhausen, one in Württemberg and the other in Bavaria.
Guramishvili Georgian
Means "son of Guram".
Guðmundsson Icelandic
Means "son of Guðmund" in Icelandic.
Guðnadóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Guðni". A notable bearer is Icelandic musician and composer Hildur Guðnadóttir (b. 1982).
Hafsteinsson Icelandic
Means "son of Hafsteinn" in Icelandic.
Hammarskjöld Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and sköld "shield". A notable bearer was diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961).
Hammershaimb Faroese
An Faroese Surname, Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb (1819-1909) was a Faroese Lutheran minister who established the modern orthography of Faroese, the language of the Faroe Islands, based on the Icelandic language, which like Faroese, derives from Old Norse.
Harasimowicz Polish
Derived from the given name Harasim.
Heimisdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Heimir" in Icelandic.
Hickenlooper Dutch, German
This surname means hedge hopper.
Higashigaito Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 東 (higashi) meaning "east", 垣 (gai), sound-changed from 垣 (gaki) meaning "fence", and 外 (to) meaning "outside", referring to an outside fence facing the east.
Higashiosaka Japanese
Higashi means "east", o means "great, large", and saka means "hill, slope".
Higginbotham English
Habitational name from a place in Lancashire now known as Oakenbottom. The history of the place name is somewhat confused, but it is probably composed of the Old English elements ǣcen or ācen "oaken" and botme "broad valley"... [more]
Hlöðversson Icelandic
Means "son of Hlöðver". Used exclusively by men; Hlöðversdóttir is the female form].
Hohenzollern German
Royal dynasty of the German Kaiserreich.
Hollingshead English
Habitational name from a lost place in County Durham called Hollingside or Holmside, from Old English hole(g)n "holly" and sīde "hillside, slope"; there is a Hollingside Lane on the southern outskirts of Durham city... [more]
Hörschelmann German
This denotes familial origin in the former village of Hörschel (annexed to Eisenach in 1994).
Hosseinzadeh Persian
From the given name Hossein combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Hovhannesyan Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Հովհաննիսյան (see Hovhannisyan).
Hovhannisian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Hovhannisyan.
Iagorashvili Georgian
Means "son of Iagor".
Iakobashvili Georgian
Means "son of Iakob".
Illustrisimo Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Ilustrisimo. This spelling variation possibly came about from the influence of American surnames during the American occupation of the Philippines... [more]
Iosebashvili Georgian
Means "son of Ioseb".
Jakobsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jakob" in Icelandic.
Jayawickrama Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour".
Jean-baptiste Haitian Creole, French
From the French given name Jean-Baptiste.
Jirayangyurn Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai จิรยั่งยืน (see Chirayangyuen).
Jirayungyern Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai จิรยั่งยืน (see Chirayangyuen).
Jirayungyurn Thai (Rare)
Variant transcription of Thai จิรยั่งยืน (see Chirayangyuen).
Johannknecht German
John The Servant
Johansdotter Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Johan". This surname is only used by females.
Jósefsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jósef" in Icelandic.
Jósepsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jósep" in Icelandic.
Kamalanchali Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.
Kamalaphirom Thai
It is a surname bestowed upon the reign of King Rama VI of the Thai Chakri Dynasty.