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".
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 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.
Antonsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Anton" in Icelandic.
Aretxabaleta Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Arechavaleta.
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.
Arsenishvili Georgian
Means "son of Arsen" in Georgian.
Aslanishvili Georgian
Means "son of Aslan" in Georgian.
Attenborough English (British)
Derived from the name of a village and a suburb called Attenborough, located in the Broxtowe borough of Nottinghamshire, England.
Bagonggahasa Filipino (Rare), Tagalog
Means "new rape," derived from Tagalog bagong meaning "new" and gahasa "rape".
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).
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]
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).
Bloomingdale Jewish (Americanized)
Americanized form of German Blumenthal or its Dutch cognate Bloemendaal.
Blumenkrantz German, Jewish
Means "flower-wreath" in German.
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
Spanish: from the personal name Buenaventura meaning ‘good fortune’, bestowed as an omen name or with specific reference to the Italian bishop and theologian St Bonaventura (canonized in the 14th century).
Buenaventura Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the given name Buenaventura.
Charlesworth English
Derived from a village and civil parish with the same name near Glossop, Derbyshire, England.
Chikomborero Shona
CHIKOMBORERO means "a blessing".
Chipperfield English
Derived from Hertfordshire Village of Chipperfield
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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".
Dmitriyevich Russian
Derived from the Given Name Dmitry.
Dollanganger English
The name of the family in the Dollanganger series by V.C. Andrews.
Dragomirović Serbian
Means "son of Dragomir" in Serbian.
Dunayevskaya Russian
Feminine spelling of Dunayevsky.
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".
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".
Floerchinger German
Habitational name for someone from Flörchingen in the Saar region.
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.
Gangopadhyay Bengali
From the name of the Ganges River (also the name of a villge) combined with Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, instructor, priest".
Garaikoetxea Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Hondarribia.
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.
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.
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).
Harasimowicz Polish
Derived from the given name Harasim.
Heimisdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Heimir" in Icelandic.
Hickenlooper Dutch, German
This surname means hedge hopper.
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".
Hovhannisian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Hovhannisyan.
Iagorashvili Georgian
Means "son of Iagor".
Iakobashvili Georgian
Means "son of Iakob".
Iosebashvili Georgian
Means "son of Ioseb".
Jakobsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Jakob" in Icelandic.
Jean-baptiste Haitian Creole, French
From the French given name Jean-Baptiste.
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 Jósepr" in Icelandic.
Karađorđević Serbian
Derived from the nickname Karađorđe.
Kariatsumari Japanese (Rare)
Combination of 狩り (kari) meaning "hunt(ing)" and 集まり (atsumari) meaning "gathering, meeting, assembly," mainly concentrated in Kagoshima prefecture in southern Japan.... [more]
Karkavandian Armenian, Iranian
Those belonging to the Karkevand/Garkevand district of Iran who are most likely of Armenian origin. Typical modern Armenian last names end with the originally patronymic suffix -յան or -եան, transliterated as -yan, -ian, or less often '-jan'... [more]
Karunanayake Sinhalese
From Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, mercy" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Khismatullin Tatar, Bashkir
From the given name Ismatullah.
Kinderknecht German
Occupational name for a servant in charge of the children at a manor, derived from kinder (plural of kind) meaning "child" and knecht meaning "servant".
Kindleberger German
One who lights bergs
Kippenberger German, French, Scottish
Mainly means "Shepard".
Kirschenbaum German
From German means "cherry tree".
Kleinschmidt German
Occupational surname which means "small smith", that is, a maker of small forged items and metal hand tools.
Klimaszewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Klimaszewnica or Klimasze, both derived from Klimasz, a pet form of the given name Klemens.
Klopfenstein German
It means striking stones
Kochendorfer German
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Kochendorf, in Württemberg, Schleswig-Holstein, and Bohemia.
Kogălniceanu Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Kolokotronis Greek
Notable bearer of this name is ... [more]
Koniecpolski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Koniecpol.
Konstantinou Greek
Derived from the given name Konstantinos.
Kornnaimuang Thai
The surname "ก้อนในเมือง" is used after the place they was born Nai Muang District in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand.
Kriegshauser German
Probably a habitational name for someone from an unidentified place called Kriegshaus, literally "war house".
Krishnakumar Indian
Combination of Krishna and Kumar.
Kristjánsson Icelandic
Means "son of Kristján" in Icelandic.
Kristofovich Russian
Russified variant of Krishtofovich meaning "son of Kristof".
Krzyżanowski Polish
habitational name for someone from Krzyżanów in Piotrków or Płock voivodeships, Krzyżanowo in Płock or Poznań voivodeships, or various places in Poland called Krzyżanowice, all named with krzyż ‘cross’.
Kumarasinghe Sinhalese
From Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, prince" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Lanckoroński Polish
This denotes familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Lanckorona.
Lieberknecht German
A compound name where lieber is derived from the given name Liebert and kneckt is an occupational surname for a journeyman, from the Middle Low German knecht meaning "knight’s assistant, servant".
Lillingstone English
It indicates familial origin within either of 2 villages in Buckinghamshire: Lillingstone Dayrell or Lillingstone Lovell.
Longstocking Literature
The last name of Pippi Longstocking. English form of Långstrump.
Lormnaimuang Thai
The surname "ล้อมในเมือง" is used after the place they was born Nai Muang District in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand.
Mac An Fhilidh Irish
Meaning, "son of the poet."
Mac Conghaile Irish
Meaning, "son of Conghal."
Mac Con Mhaoil Irish
Means "Son of the short haired warrior''.
MacCreamhain Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Crawford.
Mac Gille Íosa Scottish
Meaning ‘son of the servant of Jesus’. Compare Mcleish. The usual spelling in Scotland is Gillies.
MacGillivray Scottish
Anglicisation of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gillebhràth meaning "son of the servant of judgement".
Mac Giolla Rua Irish
It means "son of servant of Rua".
Maclabhrainn Scottish Gaelic
Proper, non-Anglicized form of McLaren & thus a Scottish form of Larson.
Mac Murchadha Irish
Means "descendant of Murchadha"
Madlangsakay Filipino (Modern, Rare, ?)
Meaning in Filipino "people on board"
Mag Eiteagáin Irish
It means "son of Eiteagán".
Mag Eochagáin Irish
It means "son of Eochagán".
Mag Fhionnáin Irish
Means "descendant of Fionnán"
Magnusdóttir Icelandic
Patronymic, used exclusively by women. Means "daughter of Magnus".
Mandrapilias Greek
This surname is found in Sparta, Greece.... [more]
Marciszewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Marcisze or Marciszów.
Marjoribanks Scottish
Reputedly from the name of a Scottish estate (Ratho-Marjoribankis) bestowed on Robert the Bruce's daughter Marjorie on her marriage in 1316... [more]
Mastromonico Italian
The meaning is Mastro-"master" of the- monico"-monastery."
Matsubayashi Japanese
Matsu means "Pine Tree" and "Bayashi" is a variant pronunciation of "Hayashi" meaning "Forest". This surname means "Pine Tree Forest". Matsubayashi-ryu is a kind of martial arts.
Mavrogiannis Greek
Literally means "black Giannis", derived from Greek μαύρος (mavros) "black, Moorish" and Giannis.
Mcgarthwaite Irish
This is my last name, my fathers last name my grandfather my great grandfather
Mcgillicuddy Irish
The surname McGillicuddy comes from the Irish Mac GiollaMochuda, meaning 'son of the devotee of St. Mochuda'. It's part of the O'Sullivan sect and comes from the West part of Ireland in county Kerry... [more]
Mendarozketa Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous council of the municipality of Zigoitia.
Merriweather English
From a medieval nickname for someone of a cheerful disposition (cf. Meriwether).
Młodychowiak Polish
Habitational name for somebody who comes from the district of Młodych in Poland.
Mohammadpour Persian
Means "descendant of Mohammad" in Persian.
Mukhopadhyay Bengali
From Sanskrit मुख्य (mukhya) meaning "chief" and उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, instructor, priest".
Mushanokouji Japanese
From Japanese 武 (mu) meaning "military", 者 (sha) meaning "person", an unwritten possessive marker の (no), 小 (kou) meaning "small" and 路 (ji) meaning "street".
Myasnikovich Belarusian
Possibly means "son of Myasnik".
Nagelschmidt German
Means "nail smith" in German
Napierkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Napierki in Olsztyn voivodeship.
Ngamnaimuang Thai
The surname "งามในเมือง" is used after the place they was born Nai Muang District in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand.
Niederhäuser German, Swiss
Habitational name from any of numerous places named Niederhaus or Niederhausen, denoting the lower of two dwellings or settlements or one in a low-lying position.
Nikolopoulos Greek
Means "son of Nikolaos".
Nonnenmacher German
Occupational name for a gelder of hogs, from Middle High German nunne, nonne meaning "nun", and by transfer "castrated hog" + an agent derivative of machen meaning "to make".
Nordenskiöld Swedish, Finland Swedish (Archaic)
Combination of Swedish nord "north" and sköld "shield". Norden is also the Swedish name for the Nordic countries, but it is not the element used in this surname. Nordenskiöld is a Swedish and Fennoswedish noble family, the first known members are brothers Anders Johan Nordenskiöld (1696-1763) and Carl Fredric Nordenskiöld the elder (1702-1779)... [more]
Nosdechevsky Polish
Family name from ancestors who emigrated from Poland around 1900
Novoseltseva Russian
Feminine counterpart of Novoseltsev.
Nshimirimana Central African
Means "I thank God" in Burundian.