Submitted Surnames of Length 4

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the length is 4.
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Russ English
Variant of Rouse.
Russ Romansh
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Rudolf.
Rust English, Scottish
A nickname to someone with reddish hair or a ruddy complexion.
Ruth English, German (Swiss)
English: from Middle English reuthe ‘pity’ (a derivative of rewen to pity, Old English hreowan) nickname for a charitable person or for a pitiable one. Not related to the given name in this case.... [more]
Rutt English, German
English: variant of Root.... [more]
Rutz Romansh, German (Swiss), German (Austrian)
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Rudolf.
Rutz Low German
Derived from Middle Low German rūtze or ruce "cobbler".
Ruus Estonian
Ruus is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "kruus" meaning "mug", "shingle" and "ballast". Possibly derived from "rüüs" meaning "frilled".
Rüüt Estonian
Rüüt is an Estonian surname meaning "golden plover" (Pluvialis apricaria).
Ruut Estonian
Ruut is an Estonian surname meaning "square".
Ryen Norwegian
Habitational name from any of more than ten farmsteads, originally named with Old Norse rugr ‘rye’ + vin ‘meadow’.
Ryle English
Habitational name from Royle in Lancashire (see Royle).
Rylo English
Variant of the surname Rilo.
Ryne German (Swiss)
Respelling of Swiss German Rhyn, a topographic name for someone living on the Rhine river, Middle High German Rin.
Ryuk Korean
North Korean form of Yuk.
Saag Estonian
Saag is an Estonian surname meaning "saw".
Saal Estonian
Saal is an Estonian surname meaning "hall".
Saat Estonian
Saat is an Estonian surname derived from "saatja", meaning "sender", "addresser", "guard" and "porter".
Saba French, Occitan
Nickname from a variant of Occitan sabe meaning "tasty, flavorsome". Compare Sabourin.
Saba Arabic
From the given name Saba or Sabah.
Sabo Serbian, Croatian, Romanian
Variant form of Szabó.
Saco Italian
There are several possible derivations for the Saco surname: the Saco name evolved from an old Tuscan personal name, Saccus; it came from the word "sacco" meaning "a sack," and was an occupational name for a maker of sacks or bags; it was a habitational name taken on from the place named Sacco in Salerno province.
Sada Japanese
From 佐 (sa) meaning "assist" and 田 (ta) meaning "rice paddy, field".
Säde Estonian
Säde is an Estonian surname (and feminine given name) meaning "spark".
Sadi Arabic
Derived from the given name Sa'di.
Safa Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Urdu
From the given names Safaa or Safaa'.
Safi Pashto, Afghan, Pakistani
Meaning unknown. This is the name of branch of the Ghurghakhti Pashtun tribe in regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Safi Arabic
From the given name Safi.
Sage English (Modern)
From the English word sage (see Sage).
Saha Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
Sahu Indian, Odia, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
Said Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name Sa'id.
Saif Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Saif.
Saiz Spanish
Variant of Sáez.
Saka Japanese
Saka means "slope, hill", often found in other surnames and place names such as Osaka.
Saka Turkish
Either an occupational name for a seller or deliverer of water or a nickname meaning "goldfinch".
Saka Japanese
From Japanese 坂 or 阪 (saka) meaning "slope".
Saki Japanese
Saki means "peninsula, cape, promontory".
Sako Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "help, aid" and 古 (ko) meaning "old".
Sako Western African, Manding
From the name of a Soninke and Mandinka clan most likely derived from saaxo meaning "heron, egret".
Saks Estonian
Saks is an Estonian surname derived from "Saksa" ("German") and "Saksamaa" ("Germany"). Ultimately derived from "Saxon" and "Saxony".
Sala Latvian
From Latvian sala meaning "island".
Sale English, French
English: from Middle English sale ‘hall’, a topographic name for someone living at a hall or manor house, or a metonymic occupational name for someone employed at a hall or manor house. ... [more]
Sale Sardinian
Derived from Sardinian sale "salt", this name denoted a producer or seller of salt.
Salk English (American)
Likely the English form of Schalk, which means "dweller near a willow tree".
Salt English
Of Anglo-Saxon origin, from the town in Staffordshire.
Salu Estonian
Salu is an Estonian surname meaning "grove".
Same Japanese
Variant reading of 五月女 (Saotome).
Sami Arabic
Derived from the given name Sami 2.
Samy Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from the given name Sami 2.
Sand English, Scottish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, German, Jewish
From the vocabulary word sand. As a Swedish and Jewish name, often ornamental. Otherwise topographic.
Sand English, Scottish
Derived from a short form of Alexander.
Sand French
Derived from the given name Sando.
Sang Estonian
Sang is an Estonian surname meaning "handle" or "bail".
Sang Chinese
From Chinese 桑 (sāng) referring either to the ancient city of Qiong Sang, which existed in what is now Shandong province, or the ancient state of Sang, which existed in what is now Henan province and was annexed by the state of Qin.
Sani Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Sani 1.
Sans Catalan
From the given name Sans.
Sanx Spanish
A variation of the surname Saenz, derived from the popular medieval given name Sancho. This given name was originally derived from the Latin name Sanctius a derivative of the Latin word 'sanctus', meaning 'holy'... [more]
Sara Sami
Probably derived from Finnish saari "island", though some claim that it is taken from the given name Sara.
Sard English, French, Spanish, Italian
In the book surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary by Henry Harrison and Gyda (Pulling) Harrison 1912 - Reprinted 1996. The Sard surname (which has been in England, Italy and Europe for a long time) is defined thus on page 136.... [more]
Sari Estonian
Sari is an Estonian surname meaning "cluster" or "batch".
Sari Indonesian
Means "essence" in Indonesian. In 2014, this was the most common surname in Indonesia.
Sarı Turkish
Means "yellow, blond" in Turkish.
Särk Estonian
Särk is an Estonian surname meaning "shirt".
Sarr Western African, Serer
Meaning uncertain.
Sarv Estonian
Sarv is an Estonian surname meaning "horn".
Sasi Estonian
Sasi is an Estonian surname meaning "shock", "skein", and "snarl".
Sass German
Variant of Sasse.
Saß German
Variant of Sass.
Sata Japanese
From 佐 (sa) meaning "assist" and 田 (ta) meaning "rice paddy, field".
Sato Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 砂糖 (see Satō).
Satō Japanese (Rare)
Means "sugar" in Japanese, possibly referring to a sugar house owner.
Saul Estonian
Saul is an Estonian surname derived from the biblical masculine given name "Saul".
Saur German
Variant of Sauer.
Savi Estonian
Savi is an Estonian surname meaning "clay".
Sawa Japanese
From Japanese 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Saza Japanese
From the Japanese 佐 (sa) "assistant" and 座 (za) "seat."
Seah Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Xie chiefly used in Singapore.
Seal English
Variant of Seals, perhaps an occupational name for a person who makes saddles.
Sean English
The stage Surname of English singer Jay Sean (born Kamaljit Singh Jhooti)
Seay Scottish, Irish
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
Seel German
Occupational name for a person who makes or sells ropes.
Seep Estonian
Seep is an Estonian surname meaning "soap".
Sees German
Variant of Seese.
Seib German
Short form of SEIBOLD. Ultimately derived from names composed of the Germanic name element sigi "victory".
Seid German
From the Germanic given name Sito, a short form of a compound name formed with sigi "victory".
Seid Jewish
Metonymic occupational name from German Seide and Yiddish zayd "silk"
Seif German, Jewish
Metonymic occupational name for a soap maker, from Middle High German seife, German Seife 'soap'.
Seif Arabic, Persian
From the given name Saif.
Seim Upper German
German: metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle High German seim ‘honey’.
Sela Hebrew
Means "rock" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a city, the capital of Edom. Famous bearer is the Israeli model, actress and television presenter Rotem Sela (born 1983)
Self English
East Anglian surname, from the medieval English masculine name Saulf which was derived from the Old English elements "sea" and wulf "wolf".
Selg Estonian
Selg is an Estonian surname meaning "back", "spine" and "back of".
Sell Estonian
Sell is an Estonian surname meaning "apprentice".
Selz German
The Selz is a river in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, and a left hand tributary of the Rhine. It flows through the largest German wine region, Rheinhessen or Rhenish Hesse. Also, Seltz (German: Selz) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department of the Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine region in north-eastern France.... [more]
Seng German
1. Topographic name for someone who lived by land cleared by fire, from Middle High German sengen ‘to singe or burn’. ... [more]
Seng Khmer
Means "multiply" in Khmer.
Senn German
Derived from the Middle High German word senne meaning "dairy farmer".
Seno Japanese
From 瀬 (se) meaning "current, ripple" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness, plain".
Seok Korean
Korean form of Shi, from Sino-Korean 石 (seok).
Seol Korean
From Sino-Korean 薛 (seol) meaning a type of marsh grass or 偰 (seol) meaning "clear".
Seow Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Xiao.
Sero Japanese
From Japanese 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids" and 呂 (ro) meaning "spine"
Sert Turkish
Means "hard, stiff, stern" in Turkish.
Seta Japanese
From Japanese 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids, current" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Seth Scottish, Irish
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Sithigh or Ó Síthigh (see Sheehy).
Seth Indian, Hindi, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi
Means "merchant, banker" in Hindi, ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (shreshtha) meaning "best, chief, most excellent".
Seto Japanese
Se means "riffle" and to means "door". ... [more]
Seul French
From Fr. "only, alone"
Shad Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Derived from the given name Shad 1.
Shah Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sādhú) meaning "gentleman, virtuous man".
Shai Hebrew (Modern)
From the unisex given name Shai.
Sham Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Cen.
Shan Chinese
From the place name Shan. Cheng Wang, the second king (1115–1079 bc) of the Zhou dynasty, granted to a son the area of Shan, and the son’s descendants adopted the place name as their surname. It comes from the Chinese word meaning "mountain"... [more]
Shan Gujarati, Hindi
A Gujarati and Hindi surname with an unknown meaning.
Shan Chinese
From Chinese 单 (shàn) referring to the ancient state of Shan, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Henan province.
Shao Chinese
From Chinese 邵 (shào) referring to the ancient fief of Zhao, which existed during the Shang dynasty in what is now Shaanxi province. The name of the fief, 召, had the same pronunciation as the character 邵.
Shay Irish
Variant of Shea.
Shee Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of O'Shea.
Shek Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Shi.
Shen Chinese
From Chinese 沈 (shěn) referring to the ancient state of Shen, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now the Henan province.
Shen Chinese
From Chinese 慎 (shèn) meaning "cautious, acting sincerely, with care".
Sher Urdu
Derived from the given name Sher.
Shie German
Variant of Schie.
Shih Chinese
Alternate transcription of Chinese 施 (see Shi).
Shih Taiwanese
Alternate transcription of Shi chiefly used in Taiwan.
Shim Korean
Alternate transcription of Sim.
Shin Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 泰 (see Tai).
Shin Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 神 (see Jin).
Shin Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 針 (see Hari).
Shio Japanese (Rare)
Shio means "Salt". It's one of the rarest Japanese surnames that databases have compiled.
Ship English
This unusual name is of Anglo-Saxon origin and is an occupational surname for "a mariner", or perhaps, occasionally a "ship or boat-builder". The derivation of the name is from the Olde English pre 7th Century scip, ship, in Middle English schip
Shiu Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Shao.
Shoh Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 初 (see Shō).
Shou Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 初 (see Shō).
Shue German (Anglicized), Jewish (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Schuh or Schue. A famous bearer of this name is the American actress Elisabeth Shue (1963-).
Shue Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Xu 1, Xu 2 or Xue.
Shum Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Shen.
Shum Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Cen.
Shuu Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese 鞠 (see Shū).
Siam Thai
From Siam, a historical name for Thailand.
Siân Welsh
Either a variant of Siôn or taken directly from the name Siân
Siaw Akan
Meaning unknown.
Sies German, Dutch
From the ancient Germanic name Sigizo formed with the element sigi "victory" (from proto Germanic segiz).
Siht Estonian
Siht is an Estonian surname meaning "goal", "aim" and "objective".
Siig Estonian
Siig is an Estonian surname meaning "lavaret" or "whitefish" (Coregonus lavaretus).
Siim Estonian
Siim is an Estonian surname (and given name); from the masculine given name "Siim", a variant of "Simon".
Sika Akan
Meaning unknown.
Sikk Estonian
Sikk is an Estonian surname meaning "billy goat".
Sild Estonian
Sild is an Estonian name meaning "bridge".
Silk English, Irish
English: metonymic occupational name for a silk merchant, from Middle English selk(e), silk(e) ‘silk’. ... [more]
Sill English
English: from a medieval personal name, a short form of Silvester (see Silvester) or Silvanus (see Silvano).
Silm Estonian
Silm is an Estonian surname meaning with mulitple meanings: "eye", "stitch", "loop" and "lamprey".
Simi Finnish
From the given name Simi 3.
Simm German
A shortening of the given name Simon.
Simm Estonian
Simm is an Estonian surname, a variant of the masculine given name "Simon".
Sing German, Chinese (Cantonese), Indian
German: probably a variant of Seng. ... [more]
Siôn Welsh
From the given name Siôn
Siow Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Hakka), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien, Hakka and Teochew romanization of Xiao.
Sirp Estonian
Sirp is an Estonian surname meaning "sickle".
Situ Chinese
From Chinese 司徒 (sītú), which was a title for one of the highest ranking government positions in ancient China.
Sivi Estonian
Sivi is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the village of the same name in Lääne-Viru County.
Sjöö Swedish
Derived from Swedish sjö "lake, sea".
Skau Norwegian, Danish
Ultimately derived from Old Norse skógr "forest".
Skog Norwegian, Swedish
Means "forest" in Norwegian and Swedish.
Skye English (Anglicized, Rare)
Originates from the Isle of Skye in Scotland.
Slaa Eastern African, Iraqw
Slaa has an unknown meaning.
Slim English
A characteristic name for someone noted for being thin.
Smed Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Scandinavian cognate of Smith.
Smee English
Variant of Smead, derived from either Middle English smethe "smooth" or Old English smiððe "smithy".
Smet Flemish
One who is a blacksmith
Snow English, Jewish (Anglicized)
Nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snaw "snow".... [more]
Soap American
a guy in call of duty modern warfare
Sokk Estonian
Sokk is an Estonian surname that means both "sock" and "billy-goat".
Sōma Japanese
From Japanese 相 (sō) meaning "appearance" and 馬 (ma) meaning "horse".
Soma Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 相馬 (see Sōma).
Sone Japanese
From Japanese 曽 (so) meaning "great" as in great-grandmother, and 根 (ne) meaning "root" as in tree root or plant root.... [more]
Sonh Korean
솒 derives from 孫, 損, 蓀, 遜
Soni Hindi
A Suryavanshi Khatri family, the surname originating from the Punjab region of India. In India the term caste creates a crucial distinction between Varna and Jāti, even though jati does not fit into any of the four varnas and is more often referred to as Sudras.
Sono Japanese
Sono means "garden".
Sood Indian, Punjabi
From the name of a mercantile caste derived from Persian سود (sud) meaning "profit, gain, benefit".
Sool Estonian
Sool is an Estonian surname meaning "salt".
Soon Estonian
Soon is an Estonian surname meaning "vessel" and "vein".
Sööt Estonian
Sööt is an Estonian surname meaning to "bait" or to "lure".
Sopa Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Sopp Estonian
Sopp is an Estonian surname meaning "mud", "creek" and "bottom".
Sora English (Canadian)
Sora is a Kingdom Hearts character developed by Square Enix and Disney
Sota Japanese
From Japanese 颯 (sō) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big, great". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations. There is a character in Danganronpa used as a surname, but it's not actually used as a surname and it's originated from a boy's name from Japanese.
Soya English (Modern), Literature, Popular Culture
In the Kai the Hedgefox franchise, the name of the Soya clan is a pun on "Sawyer".
Spah German (?), English (American)
Spah (sometimes spelt Späh) is last name found most commonly in the US that is believed to be of German origin. Unsure of the meaning.
Spry English
Was apparently a nickname for an active, brisk, or smart person. The word spry is of obscure origin.
Srna Croatian
Means ''doe''.
Stål Swedish
Means "steel" in Swedish.
Star German, Dutch, Jewish, English
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Star, Middle High German star, ‘starling’, probably denoting a talkative or perhaps a voracious person.... [more]
Stay English, American
Possibly related to the word Stay, or a nickname for Stanley.
Stem German
Tis is my Surname, of German ancestry.
Suba Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 斯波 (see Shiba 2).
Suda Japanese
From Japanese 須 (su) meaning "mandatory, necessary" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Sudo Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese 須藤 (see Sudō).
Sudō Japanese
From Japanese 須 (su) meaning "mandatory, necessary" and 藤 (dō) meaning "wisteria".
Suga Japanese
From the Japanese 須 (su) "necessarily" and 賀 (ga or ka) "congratulation."
Sugg English (British)
Surname of internet personalities Zoe and Joe Sugg. Zoe is known as Zoella on the website YouTube and has a book on sale called "Girl Online". Joe is also a YouTuber.
Suha Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 斯波 (see Shiba 2).
Suhr German
Nickname for a bitter or cantankerous person, from Middle Low German sūr meaning "sour".
Sukk Estonian
Sukk is an Estonian surname meaning "stocking".