Submitted Surnames of Length 4

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the length is 4.
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Hata Japanese
This is an ancient surname that is another form of Hada/Haneda. Ha means "Feather, Plume, Wing" and Ta means "Feild, Rice Patty/Paddy".
Haud Estonian
Haud is an Estonian surname meaning "grave" and "tomb".
Haug Norwegian
From Old Norse haugr "hill, mound". See Haugen.
Haug Estonian
Haug is an Estonian surname meaning "pike (fish)".
Haus German
Topographic and occupational name for someone who lived and worked in a great house, from Middle High German, Middle Low German hus "house" (see House).
Havn Danish, Faroese
It means "Harbour" in Danish.
Hawa Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Hawa.
Heid German, Jewish
Topographic name from Middle High German heide, German Heide ‘heath’, ‘moor’. Compare Heath.... [more]
Hein German, Dutch, Danish, Jewish
German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Heinrich.
Hein Estonian
Hein is an Estonian surname meaning "hay".
Held German
The German word for "hero", ultimately derived from Middle High German helt.... [more]
Helk Estonian
Helk is an Estonian surname meaning "lustre" and "sparkle".
Helo Syrian, Lebanese
Helo is Americanized from the name Helou which means "sweet". Origin around year 1717 from El Helou. Tribal name from Helou Massive a mountain in the Syrian, later Lebanon country. Mentioned in the narratives of the first Crusade.
Heng Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew romanization of Wang 1.
Hepp Estonian
Hepp is an Estonian surname meaning "lively".
Herd Dutch
Comes from Middle Dutch hert, herte ‘hart’, ‘stag’; probably a nickname for someone who was fleet of foot, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a deer; variant of Heard.
Hero English
From the personal name Robert
Herz German
German for 'heart'. Commonly a translation of the Hebrew surname 'Levi'.
Hess German (?)
It is arguably both tribal and residential, originating from the pre 10th century A.D. It is believed to have originally described people who came from the region known as Hesse. The translation of this name is the 'hooded people'
Heß German, Jewish
Variant spelling of Hess.
Hick English
From the medieval personal name Hicke. The substitution of H- as the initial resulted from the inability of the English to cope with the velar Norman R-.
Hick Dutch
From a pet form of a Germanic personal name, such as Icco or Hikke (a Frisian derivative of a compound name with the first element hild "strife", "battle").
Hick German
From a derivative of a Slavic pet form of Heinrich.
Hick German
From Hiko, a pet form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with hild "strife", "battle" as the first element.
Higa Okinawan, Japanese
Japanese borrowing of Okinawan 比嘉 (Fija), which is of uncertain meaning.
Hiie Estonian
Hiie is an Estonian surname, derived from Estonian mythology. "Hiiela" was the land of the dead and "Hiis" is a sacred grove.
Hiis Estonian
Hiis is an Estonian surname meaning "grove".
Hiko Japanese
Means "prince" in Japanese. It would denote a person who acted like one.
Hila Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Himi Japanese
From the Japanese 氷 (hi) "ice" and 見 (mi) "mindset," "outlook."
Hind English, Scottish
English (central and northern): nickname for a gentle or timid person, from Middle English, Old English hind ‘female deer’.... [more]
Hint Estonian
Hint is an Estonian surname, a diminutive of the masculine given name "Hindrek".
Hinz German, Danish (Rare)
Derived from the given name Hinz, a diminutive of Heinrich.
Hirt Upper German (Anglicized)
From the word Hirten meaning sheep herder.
Hirv Estonian
Hirv is an Estonian surname meaning "deer"
Hoar English
Nickname meaning gray haired.
Hõbe Estonian
Hõbe is an Estonian surname meaning "silver".
Hock German
Topographic name for someone living by a hedge, from a dialect variant of Heck.
Höek Ancient Germanic (?)
Surname of Ren Höek from Ren & Stimpy.
Hoen German, Dutch
Nickname from hoen 'chicken', 'hen', perhaps denoting a silly person.
Hogg English
An occupational name for someone who herded swine.
Hohn German
Derived from Middle High German hon "chicken". As a surname, it was given to someone who either bred or traded in chickens.... [more]
Hõim Estonian
Hõim is an Estonian surname meaning "tribe".
Hoit English
A variant of Hoyt.
Hojo Japanese
Variant transcription of Houjou.
Hole English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a depression or low-lying spot, from Old English holh "hole, hollow, depression".
Holl German, Dutch, English
Short form of German HÖLD or a topographic name meaning "hollow" or "hole".
Home English, Scottish
English and Scottish variant spelling of Holme.
Hong Korean
This surname originated in China and refers to ‘expand’ or ‘great’.
Hood English, Scottish, Irish
English and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoods or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive hood, from Middle English hod(de), hood, hud ‘hood’. Some early examples with prepositions seem to be topographic names, referring to a place where there was a hood-shaped hill or a natural shelter or overhang, providing protection from the elements... [more]
Höök Swedish
Derived from Swedish hök "hawk".
Hook English
This surname is derived from a geographical locality. "at the hook," from residence in the bend or sudden turn of a lane or valley.
Hoop Estonian
Hoop is an Estonian surname meaning "strike" or "blow (hit)".
Hoot Dutch, German
The Dutch form is a habitation name for someone who lived in the hout or "woods" while the German form hoth is from an occupational name for a maker of hats.
Hora Czech
Czech word for hill or mountain
Hori Japanese
"Moat" or Ho ("Protect") + Ri ("Benefit,Profit,Gain") are both used for this surname.
Hosp German (Austrian)
Means "odd bird" or "strange man"
Hoya Spanish
is a habitational (local) name, taken on from any of several place names, such as from Hoyos in Cáceres province, or Hoyos in Ávila province. These place names come from the Spanish words "hoyo," meaning "pit," or "hole."
Hoyt English
Generally a topographical name for someone who lived on a hill or other high ground. As such Hoyt is related to words such as heights or high. Hoyt is also possibly a nickname for a tall, thin person where the original meaning is said to be "long stick".
Hsin Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Xin chiefly used in Taiwan.
Htoo Burmese
Means special, different, or unique.
Huck English, Dutch
From the medieval male personal name Hucke, which was probably descended from the Old English personal name Ucca or Hucca, perhaps a shortened form of Ūhtrǣd, literally "dawn-power".
Hudd English (British)
From the medieval forename Hudde
Huet English, French
From the nickname from given name Hugh, Hugues, Hugo or Hubert.
Huff German
From the Germanic personal name Hufo, a short form of a compound name formed with hug "heart, mind, spirit" as the first element.
Hugo French
Victor Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He was also the writer of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'.
Huik Estonian
Huik is an Estonian surname meaning "crake".
Hull Estonian
Hull is an Estonian surname meaning "loon" (Gavia).
Hunt Estonian
Hunt is an Estonian surname meaning "wolf".
Huon Breton
Huon is a form of the name Hugh.
Huot English, French
Variant of Huet.
Hurd English
Variant of Heard.
Hurl English
English (Suffolk): unexplained.
Hurm Estonian
Hurm is an Estonian surname meaning "charm" and "enchantment".
Hüüs Estonian
Hüüs is an Estonian surname derived from "hüüsing" meaning "houseline".
Hyka Albanian, Czech
This is both an Albanian and Czech surname. ... [more]
Hyun Korean
From Sino-Korean 玄 (hyeon) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious".
Iams Ancient Irish
iNNES, may have came from the irish clan whose name was Innes
Iden English
Habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as meaning "pasture by the yew trees", from ig meaning "yew" + denn meaning "pasture".
Igwe Igbo
Means "sky".
Iida Japanese
From Japanese 飯 (ii) meaning "cooked grains, cooked rice" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Iles English (British), French
English (mainly Somerset and Gloucestershire): topographic name from Anglo-Norman French isle ‘island’ (Latin insula) or a habitational name from a place in England or northern France named with this element.
Ilus Estonian
Ilus is an Estonian surname meaning "beautiful".
Imai Japanese
From Japanese 今 (ima) meaning "now, present" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Imam Arabic, Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used to denote a Muslim leader.
İman Turkish, Uyghur
From the given name İman.
Iman Muslim
(widespread throughout the Islamic world): from a personal name based on Arabic Iman.
Iman Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Bengali, Persian
From the given name Iman.
Imre Hungarian
From the given name Imre.
Imyo Japanese
Imyo is a rare Japanese surname meaning "ANOTHER NAME" or "SYNONYM".
Inan English, Irish
Possibly a variant of Dunn.
İnce Turkish
Means "thin, slim" in Turkish.
Inga Italian
Italian name, however probably Germanic origins
Ings English
This surname of Norse origin referring to water meadows and marshes, including those that were part of the Humber flood plain.
Inui Japanese
Inu means "Dog" and I means "Well, Mineshaft, Pit", etc.
Ioka Japanese
From Japanese 井 (i) meaning "well" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Iori Japanese
This surname is used as 庵, 井居, 井折, 井織, 伊折 or 伊織 with 庵 (an, iori, io) meaning "hermitage, retreat", 井 (sei, shou, i) meaning "well, well crib, town, community", 伊 (i, kare) meaning "Italy, that one", 居 (kyo, ko, i.ru, -i, o.ru) meaning "reside, to be, exist, live with", 折 (setsu, o.ru, ori, o.ri, -o.ri, o.reru) meaning "fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit" and 織 (o.ri) meaning "fabric, weave."... [more]
Iran Persian
A name for someone from Iran
Işık Turkish
Means "light" in Turkish.
Isip Filipino, Tagalog
Means "mind, intellect, reason" in Tagalog.
Isla Spanish
Means "island" in Spanish.
Isom English
Variant of Isham.
Ivan Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
Ivas Romanian, Croatian
As a Croatian surname it is derived from forenames starting with Iv-, for example Ivan, Ivo 2, Ivica, etc.
Ivaz Serbian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
Ivče Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
Ives English
Means "son of Ive", a medieval male personal name, brought into England by the Normans but ultimately of Germanic origin, a shortened form of any of a range of compound names beginning with īv "yew" (cf... [more]
Ivey Anglo-Saxon, English
Anglo-Saxon: Ivey is a variant of the Anglo-Saxon baptismal name Ive. It is the Anglo-Saxon equivalent of "Son of Ive".... [more]
Ivić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ivo".
Iwae Japanese
Iwae means "Stone, Rock" and E means "Bay, Creek, Inlet". It can possibly written other ways as well.
Iwan Welsh
Derived from the given name Iwan.
Izem Berber, Northern African
From the given name Izem, directly taken from the Tamazight word ⵉⵣⴻⵎ (izem) meaning "lion".
Izzo Italian
From the given name Azzo.
Jäär Estonian
Jäär is an Estonian surname meaning "Aries".
Jabr Arabic
From the given name Jabr
Jace English (Rare)
Derived from the given name Jace
Jade English, French
From the given name Jade. It could also indicate someone with jade green eyes.
Jago Cornish
A patronym, Jago is the Cornish for James/Jacob but is most commonly found as a surname. It’s use as a surname dates back to the early 13th Century.... [more]
Jagr Czech
Jágr is a Czech-language surname. It is related to the German surname Jäger which means "hunter" in German. It is used by the Ice Hockey player Jaromír Jágr.
Jahu Estonian
Jahu is an Estonian surname meaning "flour".
Jaik Estonian
Jaik is an Estonian surname derived from "jäik" meaning "rigid" and "stiff".
Jalg Estonian
Jalg is an Estonian surname meaning "foot".
Jane English
Derived from the given name Jane.
Jang Korean
Korean form of Zhang, from Sino-Korean 張 (jang).
Jani Indian, Odia, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit ज्ञानिन् (jñānin) meaning "knowing, learned, wise".
Japp German
Derived from a diminutive of Jacob.
Jara Spanish
Habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara meaning "rockrose", "cistus".
Järv Estonian
Derived from Estonian järv "lake" (compare Finnish Järvi).
Jary French
France-England-USA
Jauk German (Austrian)
The meaning of the name Jauk is similar to the word "acre" in English. It is a measure word for how much land an ox can plough in one day. People with the surname Jauk are likely to have descended from farmers... [more]
Jaye English
Variant of Jay.
Jeff English
From the given name Jeff
Jena Indian, Odia
Means "prince" in Odia.
Jenő Hungarian
From the given name Jenő.
Jeyi Shona
Porcupine. Wamambo. Strong, Courageous, Joyful and loving.
Jian Chinese
From Chinese 簡 (jiǎn) meaning "simple, uncomplicated".
Jiro Japanese
From Japanese 耳 (ji) meaning "ear" and 郎 (ro, rou, rō) meaning "son, male"
João Portuguese
From the given name João.
Joel English, Various
Derived from the given name Joel.
Jõgi Estonian
Means "river" in Estonian.
Jõks Estonian
Jõks is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jooks" meaning "run", "course", "scamper" and "traveling".
Joll Estonian
Joll is an Estonian surname meaning "dinghy (boat)".
Jong Korean
Alternate romanization of Jeong chiefly used in North Korea.
Joof Serer
The surname Joof (English spelling in Gambia) whit its derivatives Juuf / Juf (Seereer proper) or Diouf (French spelling in Senegal and Mauritania) is a Senegambian surname found amongst the Seereer people of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania... [more]
Joon Estonian
Joon is an Estonian surname meaning "line" and "stripe".
Jost Dutch, German
Dutch and German: from a personal name, a derivative of the Breton personal name Iodoc (see Joyce), or from the personal name Just.
Joya Catalan
Catalan variant of Hoya
Jozi Hlubi (?), African
A Hlubi word referring to a sword or spear mkonto,mkhonto,lerumo
Juan Spanish
From the given name Juan.
Juel Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Alternate form of Juhl. This variant of the name can be traced back to the 14th century and is the name of a Danish noble family sometimes referred to as "Juel med stjernen" meaning "Juel with the star" in reference to their coat-of-arms, as a way to distinguish them from another Danish noble family - the Juul-family - who in turn are known as "Juul with the fleur-de-lis"... [more]
Juga Estonian
Juga is an Estonian surmane meaning "waterfall" and "cascade".
Juhe Estonian
Juhe is an Estonian surname meaning "cord" and "wire".
Juhl Danish, Norwegian (Rare), Low German
Likely originating as a nickname for people born around Christmas or who had a connection with that time of year, from the Old Norse jól, which was the name of the Nordic pagan midwinter festival, or modern Danish jul meaning "Christmas" (cf... [more]
Juht Estonian
Juht is an Estonian surname meaning "leader" and "driver".
Juma Swahili, Arabic
From the given name Juma.
Jump English
Perhaps from the English word jump. A notable namesake was American scientist Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941).
Junk German
Variant of Jung.
Jutt Estonian
Jutt is an Estonian surname meaning "story" or "tale".
Juul Danish, Norwegian
Alternate form of Juhl. This variant of the name can be traced back to the 13th century as the name of a Danish noble family still alive today. The family is sometimes referred to as "Juul med liljen" meaning "Juul with the fleur-de-lis" in reference to their coat-of-arms, as a way to distinguish them from another Danish noble family - the Juel-family - who in turn are known as "Juel with the star"... [more]
Juur Estonian
Juur is an Estonian surname meaning "root".
Juus Estonian
Juus is an Estonia surname meaning "hair".
Kaal Estonian
Kaal is an Estonian surname meaning "scale", "balance" and "weight".
Kaan Turkish
From the given name Kaan.
Kaar Estonian
Kaar is an Estonian surname meaning "arc" or "arch".
Kaas Estonian
Kaas is an Estonian surname meaning "brother", "co-" and "fellow".
Kabe Japanese (Rare)
Ka ("Increase,Step Up"), ... [more]
Kaer Estonian
Kaer is an Estonian surname meaning "oats".
Kaga Japanese
From the Japanese 加 (ka) "increase," "step up" and 賀 (ka or ga) "congratulation."
Kägu Estonian
Kägu is an Estonian surname meaning "cuckoo" (Cuculus canorus).
Kahn German
Derived from German Kahn "small boat" as well as a Germanized form of the Jewish surname Cohen.
Kahr German
Short form of the medieval personal name Makarius.
Kail Estonian
Kail is an Estonian surname meaning "wild rosemary".
Käis Estonian
Käis is an Estonian surname meaning "sleeve".
Käit Estonian
Käit is an Estonian surname meaning "operation" and "duty".
Kaji Japanese
Japanese surname meaning "wind". This is the last name of famous Japanese voice actor from Tokyo Japan, Yūki Kaji.
Kaju Estonian
Kaju is an Estonian surname derived from "kajut" meaning "cabin".
Kaki Japanese
From Japanese 柿 (kaki) meaning "persimmon".
Kakk Estonian
Kakk is an Estonian surname meaning both "cake" and "owl".
Kaku Japanese
Kaku must mean "Draw", because the full name "Kaku Michi" means "Draw Path". It got kinda popular due its meaning.
Kala Estonian
Kala is an Estonian surname meaning "fish".
Kale Croatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kale, meaning "castle, fortress".
Kalk Estonian
Kalk is an Estonian surname meaning "heartless", "callous" and "harsh".
Käll Swedish
From Swedish källa "source (of a stream of water)", ultimately derived from Old Norse kelda.
Kall Estonian
Kall is an Estonian surname meaning "slope".
Kalm Estonian
Kalm is an Estonian surname derived from "kalme", meaning "burial mound" and "kalmistu", meaning "cemetery".
Kalp German, Jewish
From Middle High German kalp ‘calf’, German Kalb, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who reared calves.
Kama Estonian
Kama is an Estonian surname; from "kama", a food made of finely milled flour.
Kamm Estonian, German
It's origins are of German origin, meaning "comb"... [more]
Kana Estonian
Kana is an Estonian surname meaning "hen" and "chicken".
Känd Estonian
Känd is an Estonian surname meaning "stump".
Kane Irish, Norwegian
From the anglicized Irish surname Cathan, meaning "warlike." In Norway, it's used as a noble name.
Kann Estonian
Kann is an Estonian surname meaning "jug" and "pitcher".
Käos Estonian
Käos is an Estonian surname derived from "käosulane", meaning "warbler" (Hippolais).
Käpp Estonian
Käpp is an Estonian surname meaning both "orchid" and "paw".
Kapu Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting an "agricultural worker".
Kärg Estonian
Kärg is an Estonian surname meaning "honeycomb".
Kari Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
Kari Estonian
Kari is an Estonian surname meaning both "reef" and "herd".
Kark Estonian
Kark is an Estonian surname meaning "stilt" (Himantopus himantopus).
Karm Estonian
Karm is an Estonian surname meaning "strict" and "austere".
Kärp Estonian
Kärp is an Estonian surname meaning "stoat" or "ermine".
Karp English
From the given name Karp.
Karu Estonian
Karu is an Estonian surname meaning "bear".
Kass Estonian
From the Estonian word kass, meaning "cat".
Kass German (East Prussian)
Derived from Czech kos "blackbird".
Kate English
Derived from the given name Kate.
Katz Jewish
An abbreviation of the phrase kohen tsedek "righteous priest".
Kaun Estonian
Kaun is an Estonian surname meaning "pod" or "legume".
Kaup Estonian
Kaup is an Estonian surname meaning "merchandise" or "goods".
Kaur Estonian
Kaur is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name) derived from the given name "Kaur" (loon: Gavia).
Kaus German
From a regional (Hessian) variant of the habitational name Kues, from a place on the Mosel river, probably so named from Late Latin covis "field barn", "rack" and earlier recorded as Couese, Cobesa.
Kaut German
Netonymic occupational name for a flax grower or dealer, from Middle High German kute, from Kaut(e) "male dove", hence a metonymic occupational name for the owner or keeper of a dovecote.
Kaut German
Topographic name from the Franconian dialect word Kaut(e) "hollow", "pit", "den".
Kawa Japanese
"River, Stream".
Kaya Turkish
From the given name Kaya.