Submitted Surnames of Length 4

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the length is 4.
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Noop Estonian
Noop is an Estonian surname meaning "block".
Nöör Estonian
Nöör is an Estonian surname meaning "twine" or "cord".
Noor Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Bengali, Persian
Variant transcription of Nur.
Noor Estonian
Noor is an Estonian surname meaning "young".
Nora Italian, German
Italian and German: from a short form of the feminine personal names Eleonora or Leonora.
Nord Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "north".
Noro Japanese
From Japanese 野 (no) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 呂 (ro) meaning "spine, backbone".
Nose Japanese
From Japanese 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" and 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids, current".
Nose Japanese
From Japanese 能 (no) meaning "ability, talent, skill" and 勢 (se) meaning "force, energy, strength".
Nota Japanese
Variant of Noda meaning "field, rice paddy".
Noto Japanese
No means "wilderness, field, plain" and to means "wisteria" or "door".
Nour Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the given name Nur.
Novi Italian
Derived from Italian novello and ultimately derived from Latin novellus meaning "new". "Novi" also means "new" in several Slavic languages.
Novo Galician, Portuguese
Nickname from Portuguese and Galician novo ‘new’, ‘young’ (Latin novus). The word was also occasionally used in the Middle Ages as a personal name, particularly for a child born after the death of a sibling, and this may also be a source of the surname.
Noye English
Patronymic form of the biblical male given name Noah.
Nuga Estonian
Nuga is an Estonian surname meaning "knife".
Numa Japanese
Numa means "marsh, swamp".
Nunn English
Means someone who is a nun
Nuon Khmer
Means "sweet, tender, modest" in Khmer.
Nupp Estonian
Nupp is an Estonian surname meaning "knob", "button" and "bud".
Nurk Estonian
Nurk is an Estonian surname meaning "corner".
Nurm Estonian
Nurm is an Estonian surname meaning "lea" and "meadow" and "pasture".
Nuss German
from Middle High German nuz ‘nut’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer and seller of nuts, or a nickname for a man thought to resemble a nut in some way
Nute Anglo-Saxon, English
Derived from the given name Cnute. Alternatively, it may be of nickname origin, from the Old English word hnutu, which meant brown, and would have been given to someone with a brown complexion.
Nutt Estonian
Nutt is an Estonian surname meaning "nut" and also "crying" or "weeping".
Nutt Romansh
Derived from Janutt, a medieval diminutive of the given name Johannes.
Nüüd Estonian
Nüüd is an Estonian surname meaning "now" or "at present".
Nuur Arabic, Somali
From the given name Nuur.
Nuut Estonian
Nuut is an an Estonian surname meaning "whip". Also, a masculine given name derived form the Scandinavian name "Knut".
Nyce English
Variant of Nice.
Nyoo Indonesian
Indonesian variant of Yang via Dutch
Oaks English
English variant spelling of Oakes and Americanized form of Jewish Ochs.
Oats English
Variation of Oates.
Obel Danish
Surname
Ocak Turkish
Means "stove, oven, furnace" in Turkish.
Ocón Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either the eponymous Riojan municipality or the Ocón de Villafranca neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Villafranca Montes de Oca.
O'day Irish
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh (see O’Dea).
Odda Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting agriculture, such as workers and laborers.
Odde Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, meaning "earthworker".
Oddo Italian
From the given name Oddo.
Oddy Medieval English
Was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as the lords of the manor of Storkhouse, Gisbern and Withernsea in that shire. Believed to be descended from Count Odo.
O'dea Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh, ‘descendant of Deaghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin... [more]
Odeh Arabic (Mashriqi)
Derived from Arabic عودة ('awdah) meaning "return". This surname is primarily found in the Levant.
Odén Swedish
Likely a locational name derived from place names containing the elements od or oden (see Oden).
Odin Swedish
Variant of Odén.
Odom English
Medieval nickname for someone who had climbed the social ladder by marrying the daughter of a prominent figure in the local community, from Middle English odam ‘son-in-law’ (Old English aðum).
Ödön Hungarian
From the given name Ödön.
Oehm German
Variant of Ohme
O'fee Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fiaich "descendant of Fiach".
Ofek Hebrew
Means "horizon" in Hebrew, used both as a given name and a surname.
Ofer Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Ofer, means "fawn" in Hebrew.
Ogai Korean (Russified)
Alternate transcription of Ogay.
Ogai Japanese
Variant of Otani.
Ogay Korean (Russified)
Form of Oh used by Koryo-saram using the particle -gay of unexplained meaning.
Ogle Scottish, English, Northern Irish
Habitational name from a place in Northumbria, named with the Old English personal name Ocga + Old English hyll 'hill'.
Ohda Japanese
Variant transcription of Oda.
Ohka Japanese
A transcription of Oka meaning "Ridge, Hill". It's likely an americanized spelling.
Ohki Japanese
Variant transcription of Oki.
Ohms German
Variant of Ohme
Ohno Japanese
From 大 (meaning large) and 野 (meaning field).
Öhrn Swedish
Variant of Örn.
Ohto Japanese
Variant transcription of Oto.
Õige Estonian
Õige is an Estonian surname meaning "true" or "accurate".
Ōiwa Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks".
Oiwa Japanese
From 大 (ō) meaning “big, large” and 岩 (iwa) meaning “rock”.
Oiwa Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 大岩 (see Ōiwa).
Ojha Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali, Punjabi
Means "shaman, sorcerer, healer", ultimately derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, spiritual preceptor".
Okai Japanese
Oka means "mound, hill" and i means "well, mineshaft, pit".
Okas Estonian
Okas is an Estonian name meaning "thorn".
Okey English
Location name meaning "lives near oak trees".
Okie Japanese
Oki means "open sea" and e means "inlet, river".
Oksa Finnish
Means "branch" in Finnish.
Okui Japanese
Oku means "interior, inside" and i means "well, mineshaft, pit".
Okur Turkish
Means "reader" in Turkish.
Olaf Norwegian
From the name Olaf.
Olah Hungarian
Oláh (Olah) is a Hungarian surname that means Vlach/Romanian. A similar word is Olasz, meaning "Italian".Hungarian (Oláh): ethnic name from Hungarian oláh ‘Romanian’, old form volách, from vlach ‘Italian’, ‘speaker of a Romance language’.
Olds English
English: patronymic from Old .
Oldt Low German
North German: variant of Alt.
Oley English
Was my mother's fathers name. Also my mother's brother.
Olin English, Dutch
English or Dutch name meaning either "from a low lying area" or from the word Hollander meaning "one from the Netherlands" a country well known for a low lying landscape.
Olin Swedish
Combination of the unexplained element o-/oh- and the common surname suffix -lin. A notable bearer is Swedish actress Lena Olin (b. 1955).
Ōmae Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 前 (mae) meaning "front, forward".
Omae Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese 大前 (see Ōmae).
Ōman Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 大万 (see Daiman).
Oman Arabic, English
From the place Oman.
Oman Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 大万 (see Ōman).
Omer Hebrew
Derived from the given name Omer.
Omer Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Umar.
Onai Shona
Onai means "See, observe". #It is a name that calls the hearer to see or observe that which happened".
Öncü Turkish
Means "innovator, pioneer, trailblazer" in Turkish.
Onda Japanese
From Japanese 恩 (on) meaning "obligation" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Onge English
Variant of Ong or Yonge
Öngo Estonian
Öngo is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "õng", meaning "fishing rod/pole" or from the village of Õngu in Hiiu County.
Onna Estonian
Onna is an Estonian surname derived from "onn", meaning "cabin" and "shack".
Onno Estonian
Onno is an Estonian surname derived from "onu" meaning "uncle".
Onoe Japanese
O means "Big, great", No means "plain", and E means "inlet, shore."
Ōoka Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Ooms Dutch
Derived from Dutch oom "uncle".
Oono Japanese
Varianr of Ono.
Oort Dutch
From Middle Dutch oort "edge, corner".
Opel German
Derived from the given name Albert.
Oper Estonian
From Estonian ooper meaning "opera".
Opie English, Cornish
From the medieval personal name Oppy or Obby, a diminutive of such names as Osbert, Osborn, and Osbald... [more]
Öpik Estonian
Öpik is an Estonian surname meaning "textbook" or "manual".
Orak Turkish
Means "sickle" in Turkish.
Orav Estonian
Orav is an Estonian surname meaning "squirrel".
Ören Turkish
Means "ruin, ruins" in Turkish.
Oren Jewish
From the given name Oren.
Orro Estonian
Orro is an Estonian surname, probably derived from the prefix "oro-", relating to "hill" ("mäe") and "mountain" ("mägi"); "mountainous" or "hilly".
Orru Italian
From Sardinian orrù "bramble", itself from Latin rubus "bramble, blackberry bush".
Orry English
1 English: unexplained.... [more]
Orsi Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Orso. It may also be an Italianized form of Slovenian Uršic, metronymic from the female personal name Urša, short form of Uršula (Latin Ursula), or a patronymic from the male personal name Urh, Slovenian vernacular form of Ulrik, German Udalrich
Oruç Turkish
From Turkish oruç meaning ''fast, to abstain from food''.
Oruč Bosnian
Derived from the Turkish Oruç.
Osas Somali
Variant of Ossas
Osei Western African
Very popular surname in Ghana.
Osip Russian
From the given name Osip.
Osis Latvian
Meaning "ash tree".
Õsso Estonian
Õsso is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "õsuma" meaning "shear".
Otsu Japanese
O means "big, great" and tsu means "harbor, seaport".
Otte German
Otte was given to someone who lived in Bavaria, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging medieval society. The name Otte evolved from the Old German personal name Ott, a name of Emperors, made famous by Otto the Great (912-973), Holy Roman emperor.
Ōura Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 浦 (ura) meaning "bay, inlet".
Oura Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese 大浦 (see Ōura).
Oved Hebrew
From the given name Oved.
Oven Slovene, German
Derived from Oven "ram, male sheep".
Oxby English
fortification where oxen are kept (From the Old English words “oxa” and “burh”)
Øyen Norwegian
Means "the island" in Norwegian.
Özel Turkish
Means "private, personal" or "special, exceptional" in Turkish.
Özen Turkish
This Turkish surname has the meaning of "care"
Özer Turkish
From Turkish öz meaning "core, essence" and er meaning "man, male, warrior".
Özil Turkish
From Turkish words Öz meaning "core", "essence", "pure" and Il meaning "city", "province".
Paal Estonian
Paal is an Estonian surname meaning both "mooring post" and "dolphin".
Päär Estonian
Päär is an Estonian surname derived from "päärima" meaning "chirp" and "twitter".
Paas Estonian
Paas is an Estonian surname meaning "slate".
Paat Estonian
Paat is an Estonian surname meaning "boat".
Pach German
Pach is an occupational hereditary surname for a baker in Old German. Pach is also a German local name for someone who lived by a stream, which was originally derived from the German word "bach" which means stream... [more]
Paek Korean
Alternate transcription of Baek.
Pael Estonian
Pael is an Estonian surname meaning "ribbon".
Päev Estonian
Päev is an Estonian surname meaning "day".
Page German
Metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page "horse".
Paia Estonian
Paia is an Estonian surname derived from "pai" meaning "good".
Paip Medieval Scottish, Biblical Latin, Scottish Gaelic
An ancient Caithness surname, meaning father. The family changed their name from "Paip" to "Pope".
Pais Estonian
Pais is an Estonian surname meaning "dam" and "dike".
Paju Estonian
Paju is an Estonian name, meaning "osier" ("willow").
Pakk Estonian
Pakk is an Estonian surname meaning both "parcel" and "forecastle".
Pala Turkish
Means "machete, scimitar, blade" in Turkish.
Pale Nahuatl
Possibly a variant of Apale.
Palk Estonian
Palk is an Estonian surname meaning both "timber" and "wage".
Päll Estonian
Päll is an Estonian surname meaning "screech owl".
Palm Swedish
Means "palm tree" in Swedish.
Palu Estonian
Palu is an Estonian surname meaning "sandy heath" and "heathy woodland".
Pang Estonian
Pang is an Estonian surname meaning "pail" and "bucket".
Pang Chinese
From Chinese 庞 (páng) meaning "huge, tremendous, enormous".
Pang Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Hakka)
Cantonese and Hakka romanization of Peng.
Pann Estonian
Pann is an Estonian surname meaning "pan".
Pare English
Variant of Parr.
Pärg Estonian
Pärg is an Estonian surname meaning "wreath".
Paro Italian
Variant of Parolo.
Parr English
From a place so named in England. Derived from Old English pearr "enclosure".
Parr German
Variant of Pfarr.
Pash English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Pasch.
Pate English
Derives from the given name Pat(t), a short form of the personal name Patrick from the Latin Patricius meaning "son of a noble father".
Päts Estonian
Päts is an Estonian surname meaning "pone" or "loaf".
Păun Romanian
Derived from Romanian păun "peacock".
Pauw Dutch, Flemish
Means "peacock" in Dutch.
Peep Estonian
Peep is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name). Taken from the given name "Peep".
Peer Romansh
Romansh form of Bayer.
Peet Estonian
Peet is an Estonian surname meaning "beetroot".
Peet English, Dutch
Derived from a pet form of the given name Peter. As a Dutch nickname, it is derived from Middle Dutch pete meaning "godfather, godmother, godchild".
Pegg English, Welsh
Son of "Margaret", in Old English.
Peia Italian
Village in Italy
Peik German
From Middle Low German pek ‘sharp, pointed tool or weapon’.
Peil Estonian
Peil is an Estonian surname meaning "gage".
Peit Estonian
Peit is an Estonian surname meaning "concealed" and "hidden".
Pelt Dutch
Dutch: shortened form of Van Pelt.
Pelz German, Jewish
Variant of Peltz.
Pema Tibetan, Bhutanese
From the given name Pema.
Pent Estonian
Pent is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "pentsik" meaning "funny" and "eccentric".
Pepe Italian
From the given name Giuseppe.
Pepi Italian
Patronymic form of Pepe.
Pera Croatian
Derived from Pero. Also means "feathers".
Peru Basque
Derived from the given name Peru.
Pett English
The name Pett has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who was referred to as Peat. The surname Pett was originally derived from the Old English word which meant a spoiled or pampered child.
Peza Albanian
Myslim Peza, leader of the anti-fascist movement.
Pham Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Phạm.
Phat Khmer
Means "blow, scatter, disperse"; "paint, color, brush" or "repay" in Khmer.
Phua Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Pan 2.
Phyo Korean (Rare)
Variant transcription of Korean Hangul 표 (see Pyo 1 or Pyo 2).
Pian Chinese (Teochew, Rare)
Variant transcription of Chinese (Teochew) 冰 (see Bian 4)
Piao Chinese
Chinese transcription of the Korean surname Park 1.
Pica Italian, Catalan
Nickname for a gossipy or garrulous person, from the central-southern Italian word pica ‘magpie’. Compare Picazo.Catalan: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Pica.Catalan: from either pica ‘pointed object’ (weapon, etc.) or a derivative of picar ‘to prick’.
Pich Khmer
Means "diamond" in Khmer.
Pico Spanish
meaning beak of a bird, or peak of a mountain in spanish... [more]
Picó Catalan
Probably a nickname from Catalan picó "having a thick upper lip".
Pies German
From a variant of the given name Pius.
Pigg English
Derived from Middle English pigge meaning "young hog".
Piip Estonian
Piip is an Estonian surname meaning "pipe".
Piir Estonian
Piir is an Estonian surname meaning "border" and "frontier".
Pike English, Irish
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill with a sharp point, from Old English pic ‘point’, ‘hill’, which was a relatively common place name element.... [more]
Pikk Estonian
Pikk is an Estonian surname meaning "long" and "tall".
Pili Italian
Sardinian form of Italian pelo "hair, hairy".
Pill Estonian
Pill is an Estonian surname meaning "musical instrument".
Pilt Estonian
Pilt is an Estonian surname meaning "picture" and "painting".
Pind Estonian
Pind is an Estonian surname meaning "surface" and "area".
Pine English
Originally denoted a person who lived near a pine forest or who sold pine firs for a living.
Ping Chinese
Ping is the Mandarin pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written 平 in Chinese character.
Ping Chinese (Rare), Korean (Rare)
Variant/Alternative transcription of Chinese 氷 or Korean Hangul 빙 (see Bing 2).
Pink English, German
Nickname, possibly for a small person, from Middle English pink penkg ‘minnow’ (Old English pinc).English (southeastern): variant of Pinch .Variant spelling of German Pinck, an indirect occupational name for a blacksmith, an onomatopoeic word imitating the sound of hammering which was perceived as pink(e)pank... [more]
Pink Estonian
Pink is an Estonian surname meaning "bench" and "garden seat".
Pinn English, German
Derived from Middle English pin and Middle Low German pinne, both meaning "peg" or "pin". This was an occupational name from a maker of these things. The German name can in some cases be an occupational name for a shoemaker.
Pinn English (British)
A topographic or habitational name from a place named with Middle English pinne, meaning "hill" (Old English penn).
Pino Spanish, Galician, Italian
Spanish and Galician habitational name from any of the places in Galicia (Spain) named Pino from pino "pine" or a topographic name for someone who lived by a remarkable pine tree. Italian habitational name from Pino d'Asti in Asti province Pino Torinese in Torino or Pino Solitario in Taranto all named with pino "pine’... [more]
Piri Persian
Derived from Persian پیر (pir) meaning "old, aged".
Pirn Estonian
Pirn is an Estonian surname meaning "pear".
Pisa Italian
Habitational name from the city of Pisa in Tuscany. The city was probably founded by Greek colonists, but before coming under Roman control it was in the hands of the Etruscans, who probably gave it its name... [more]
Pita Spanish
Spanish and Portuguese: from Spanish, Portuguese pita ‘chicken’ or in some cases possibly from the plant pita ‘pita’, ‘American aloe’, presumably a topographic name.
Pitz Romansh
Variant of Pitsch.
Pius Estonian
Pius is an Estonian surname meaning "pious".
Plum English, German, Jewish
English and North German: from Middle English plum(b)e, Middle Low German plum(e) ‘plum’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a plum tree, or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower... [more]
Poet Scottish
Of uncertain origin, probably a variant of Pate.
Pöge German
German cognate of Page.
Põhi Estonian
Põhi is an Estonian surname meaning "north".