Submitted Surnames Starting with A

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aa Norwegian
Derived from aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream".
Aab Estonian
Aab is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from a shortened version of "Aabraham" ("Abraham").
Aaberg Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian cognate of Åberg.
Aaby Norwegian, Danish
From a place called Aaby or Åby, from Old Norse á "small river, stream" and býr "farm".
Aacker German
Variant spelling of the surname Acker.
Aadland Norwegian
Derived from a place called Ådland, from Old Norse Árland "land by the river".
Aadli Estonian
Aadli is an Estonian surname, derived from "aadel", meaning "nobility".
Aak Estonian
Aak is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "aaker", meaning "acre".
Aakula Indian
Telugu word meaning "of leaves"
Aal Estonian
Aal is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "ala" meaning "field", "area" and "range".
Aali Arabic
Derived from the given name Aali.
Aam Estonian
Aam is an Estonian surname meaning "cask" or "tun".
Aamir Urdu
From the given name 'Aamir.
Aamissepp Estonian
Aamissepp is an Estonian surname meaning "cooper". From "aam" (genitive: "aami", partitive "aami" meaning a "big barrel" and "sepp", meaning "smith".)
Aamodt Norwegian
Combination of aa, an obsolete spelling of Norwegian å "small river, stream" and møte "meeting".
Aamoth English (American, Anglicized)
Anglicized form of the Norwegian surname Aamodt.
Aanenson English (American, Anglicized)
Anglicized form of rare Norwegian surname Ånundson meaning "son of Ånund".
Äär Estonian
Äär is an Estonian surname meaning "border" and "boundary".
Aardam Estonian
Aardam is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Aadam" ("Adam"), the Biblical masculine given name.
Aardema Frisian
The surname Aardema is a patronymic from the personal name Aart, a local variant of Arend, + -ma, a Frisian suffix of origin.
Aare Estonian
Aare is an Estonian masculine given name and surname meaning "treasure".
Aarelaid Estonian
Aarelaid is an Estonian surname meaning "treasure islet".
Ääremaa Estonian
Ääremaa is an Estonian surname meaning "borderland".
Aarhus Norwegian
Derived from any of the farms so named, from Old Norse á "river" and hús "house, farmstead".
Äärismaa Estonian
Äärismaa is an Estonian surname meaning "edge/border land".
Äärma Estonian
Äärma is an Estonian surname derived from "ääremaa" meaning "borderland".
Äärmaa Estonian
Äärmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "border/boundary land".
Aaronov Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Aaron".
Aarons English
Means "Son of Aaron."
Aaronson Jewish
Aaronson is a patronymic surname from the personal name Aaron.
Äärt Estonian
Äärt is an Estonian surname meaning "edge".
Aas Norwegian
Variant of Ås.
Aas Estonian
Aas is an Estonian surname meaning "lea" or "open grassy area".
Aasa Estonian
"Aasa" is an Estonian surname meaning "wild".
Aasala Estonian
Aasala is an Estonian surname meaning "wild/meadow area".
Aasen Norwegian
Means "the ridge" in Norwegian. Definite singular form of Aas.
Aasjõe Estonian
Aasjõe is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow/lea water".
Aaskivi Estonian
Aaskivi is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow/lea stone".
Aaslaid Estonian
Aaslaid is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow/lea islet".
Aasmaa Estonian
Aasmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "grassy (lea) land".
Aasmets Estonian
Aasmets is an Estonian surname meaning "meadow forest".
Aassalu Estonian
Aassalu is an Estonian surname meaning "lea (open grassy area) grove".
Aastalu Estonian
Aastalu is an Estonian surname meaning "lea/meadow farm".
Aasum Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse aas "hill" and um "around".
Aavik Estonian
Aavik is an Estonian surname, a variation of "haavik", meaning "aspen forest".
Aaviksoo Estonian
Aaviksoo is an Estonian surname meaning "aspen forest(ed) swamp".
Aaviste Estonian
Aaviste is an Estonian surname relating to "aspen".
Aaziz Arabic
From the given name Aziz.
Aba Japanese
Variant reading of Yasunami.
Aba Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿波 (see Awa 1 or Awa 2).
Ababneh Arabic
Meaning uncertain.
Abad Judeo-Spanish
Nickname from abad ‘priest’ (from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’, genitive abbatis, from the Aramaic word meaning ‘father’). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname, an occupational name for the servant of a priest, or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest.
Abadilla Spanish
Variant of Badilla
Abaev Ossetian, Uzbek, Kazakh, Turkmen
Possibly derived from Proto-Turkic *bāj meaning “rich, noble”.
Abajian Armenian
The surname Abjian is a patronymic from Turkish abacι‎ ‘maker or seller of coarse woolen cloth or garments’, from aba ‘coarse woolen cloth’.
Abakar Western African
From the given name Abakar.
Abakelia Georgian
Georgian surname used by sculptor Tamar Abakelia and physician Ioseb Abakelia.
Abakishin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakishina Russian
feminine form of Abakishin
Abakshin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakshina Russian
feminine form of Abakshin
Abakulov Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakulova Russian
feminine form of Abakulov
Abakumkin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakumkina Russian
feminine form of Abakumkin
Abakumov Russian
Means "son of Abakum".
Abakumova Russian
Feminine form of Abakumov (Абакyмов)
Abakushin Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abakushina Russian
feminine form of Abakushin
Abaño Filipino
Possibly derived from Spanish baño meaning "bath".
Abantas Filipino, Maranao
Means "long-lived" in Maranao.
Abara Japanese
formed with 空 (a, sora) meaning "sky" and 原 (hara) meaning "field".
Abarnikov Russian
Russian surname
Abarrow English
At or near a barrow or tumulus.
Abas Arabic, Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
From the given name Abbas.
Abaspahić South Slavic
Made from a name ABAZ and surname SPAHIĆ, Means "son of ABAZ SPAHIĆ"
Abasyan Armenian
This is a last name. Abasyan's were Kings and Queens, having Kingdoms from the years 750-1280.
Abayon Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano abay meaning "parallel, analogue, juxtapose".
Abaza Arabic
From the name of the Abazin (or Abaza) people native to the Northwest Caucasus. This name was adopted by Abazins, Circassians, and Abkhaz who were expelled from the Caucasus in the 19th century.
Abbakumov Russian
variant of Abakumov
Abbakumova Russian
feminine form of Abbakumov
Abbasian Persian
From the given name Abbas.
Abbaspour Persian
Means "son of Abbas" in Persian.
Abbett English
Variant of Abbott.
Abbitt English
Variant of Abbott.
Abbot English
Variant of Abbott.
Abbotson English
An English surname meaning "Son of Abbot"
Abboud Arabic
Derived from a nickname for any name beginning with Abdul.... [more]
Abbruzzese Italian
Habitational name for someone originally from Abruzzo, a region in southern Italy.
Abbs English
Derived from the given name Abel.
Abbys English
Variant of Abbs.
Abcede Filipino
A bearer of this name was Salvador Abcede, the leader of the anti-Japanese guerrilla group on Negros.
Abdalla Arabic
From the given name Abd Allah.
Abdallah Arabic
From the given name Abd Allah.
Abdel Arabic
Derived from the given name Abdul.
Abdelazim Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Azim.
Abdelaziz Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Aziz.
Abdelfattah Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Fattah.
Abdelhadi Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Hadi.
Abdellahi Western African, Wolof
From the given name Abdellah (chiefly Mauritanian).
Abdelmajid Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Majid.
Abdelmassih Arabic
Means "servant of the anointed (Christ)" from Arabic عبد ال (‘abd al) meaning "servant of the" and مسيح (masīḥ) meaning "anointed, Messiah, Christ", used by Arabic-speaking Christians.
Abdelnour Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Nur.
Abdelrahim Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd ar-Rahim.
Abdelrahman Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd ar-Rahman.
Abdelrasoul Arabic
From the given name Abdelrasoul
Abdelsalam Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd as-Salam.
Abdelwahab Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Wahab.
Abderrazzaq Arabic
Means "Servant of the Sustainer" in Arabic.
Abdilla Maltese
Maltese form of Abd Allah.
Abdo Arabic
From Arabic عبده (abduh) meaning "his slave, his servant". This is one of the epithets of Muhammad.
Abdo Arabic
Derived from the given name Abduh.
Abdolkarimi Persian
From the given name Abdolkarim.
Abdollahi Persian
From the given name Abdollah.
Abdollahzadeh Persian
Means "offspring of Abdollah" in Persian.
Abdolmaleki Persian
From the given name Abdolmalek.
Abdou Arabic
Derived from the given name Abduh.
Abdouh Arabic
Derived from the given name Abduh.
Abdoulaye Western African
From the given name Abdoulaye.
Abdraimov Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdraim".
Abdukadirov Uzbek
Means "son of Abd al-Qadir" in Uzbek.
Abdul Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Punjabi
From Arabic عبد ال (abdul) meaning "servant of the", commonly used as a prefix for given names (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) meaning "servant of the powerful").
Abdulatipov Dagestani, Avar, Uzbek
From the given name Abdulatip, itself derived from the Arabic name Abd al-Latif... [more]
Abdulbut Thai (Muslim)
Alternate transcription of Thai อับดุลบุตร (see Apdunbut).
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-).
Abdulin Uzbek, Kazakh
From the given name Abdullah.
Abdul-Jabbar Arabic, Indian
This last name is famous for a basketball player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Abduljabbar Arabic, Filipino, Maranao
Derived from the given name Abd al-Jabbar.
Abduljalil Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Jalil
Abdul-Karim Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd al-Karim.
Abdullin Tatar, Bashkir, Uzbek, Kazakh
From the given name Abdullah.
Abdulloev Tajik
Means "son of Abdullo".
Abdulmajeed Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Majid.
Abdulmalic Filipino, Maranao
From the given name Abdulmalic.
Abdulmawla Arabic
Combination of the Arabic word “Abdul,” which means “servant of,” and the word “Mawla,” which means “lord” or “patron.”
Abdulova Azerbaijani, Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek
feminine form of Abdulov (Абдулов), variant of Abdulayev (Абдулаев)
Abdulrafi Arabic
Abd "slave/servant", Al Rafi "The Exaulted" as in God
Abdulrahim Arabic
Derived from the given name Abd ar-Rahim.
Abdulrahman Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Rahman
Abduraimov Uzbek
Means "son of Abduraim".
Abdurrahman Arabic
From the given name Abd al-Rahman
Abduševic Vlach
Son of the Abduš.
Abdykadyrov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdykadyr", from a variant of the Arabic name Abd al-Qadir.
Abdykerimov Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdykerim", derived from the Arabic name Abd al-Karim.
Abdyldaev Kyrgyz
Means "son of Abdylday" from a given name either derived from Arabic Abdullah or from Arabic عبد ال (ʿabd al) meaning "servant of the" combined with the Turkish word day meaning "support, foundation".
Abebe Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "flower" in Amharic.
Abecassis Judeo-Spanish
From Hebrew אָב (áv) meaning "father" and Arabic قَصَّاص (qaṣṣāṣ) meaning "storyteller, narrator" (used as a title for community leaders and rabbis among North African Jews).
à Beckett Medieval English, English (Australian)
Medieval Latinized form from Beckett. This surname is not used in modern Anglosphere. (But still exist in Austrailia.)
Abed Iranian
literally meaning "worshipper", "adorer", or "devout". May be either a surname or given name.
Abed Arabic, Persian
Derived from the given name Abed.
Abedin Bengali, Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao
Derived from the given name Abidin.
Abedini Persian
From the given name Abedin.
Abegg German, German (Swiss)
Topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab meaning "off" and Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) meaning "promontory", "corner".
Abekoon Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේකෝන් (see Abeykoon).
Ábel Hungarian, Slovak
From the given name Ábel.
Ābele Latvian (Rare)
Means "apple tree" in Latvian.
Abell English
Variant of Abel 1.
Abella Catalan, Galician
Means "bee" in Catalan and Galician, used as a nickname for a small, active person or an occupational name for a beekeeper.
Abelleira Galician
Means "beehive, apiary" in Galician, either used as an occupational name for a beekeeper or a habitational name for someone from any of various places in Galicia called Abelleira (derived from the same word).
Abelsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Abel" in Icelandic.
Abelson English
This name derives from the surname Abelson, meaning "son of Abel." Patronymic.
Abelsson Icelandic, Swedish
Means "son of Abel" in Icelandic and Swedish.
Abelyan Armenian
Means "son of Abel".
Abenayake Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේනායක (see Abeynayake).
Abendaño Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Zarautz.
Aber German (Austrian)
Not much is known about this last name... [more]
Aberathna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේරත්න (see Abeyratne).
Aberathne Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේරත්න (see Abeyratne).
Abercrombie Scottish
Derived from a surname. It is the name of a parish in Fife, Scotland, on the northern shore of the Frith of Forth, whence the possessor took his surname; from Aber, marshy ground, a place where two or more streams meet; and cruime or crombie, a bend or crook... [more]
Abergel Judeo-Spanish
Means "one-legged" or "one-footed" in Moroccan Arabic, from Arabic رِجْل (rijl) meaning "leg, foot".
Aberline English (Australian, Rare, ?)
Possibly from a place name derived from Gaelic aber meaning "(river) mouth" and an uncertain second element.
Abernathy Scottish
A different form of Abernethy, which originally meant "person from Abernethy", Perth and Kinross ("confluence of the (river) Nethy"). This was one of the surnames of the Scots who settled in northern Ireland during the ‘plantation’ in the 17th century, and it was brought to the U.S. as the name of a Southern plantation owner.
Abers Latvian
This name is from the fiords and was given to the people that lived there and mainly were fishermen. Now people that have the last name can be anyware in Latvia (or other country) but most likely had ancestors from the fiords.
Abes English
This is likely derived from the given name Abe 1.
Abes Filipino
Possibly of Hispanic origin. Common in the Taytay region of Palawan.
Abesekara Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසේකර (see Abeysekara).
Abesingha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසිංහ (see Abeysinghe).
Abesinghe Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසිංහ (see Abeysinghe).
Abesundara Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසුන්දර (see Abeysundara).
Abetxuko Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
Abewickrama Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේවික්‍රම (see Abeywickrama).
Abeygunasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" combined with गुण (guna) meaning "quality, property, attribute" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Abeygunasekera Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේගුණසේකර (see Abeygunasekara).
Abeygunawardana Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" combined with गुण (guna) meaning "quality, property, attribute" and वर्धन (vardhana) meaning "increasing, strengthening, growing".
Abeygunawardane Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේගුණවර්ධන (see Abeygunawardana).
Abeygunawardena Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේගුණවර්ධන (see Abeygunawardana).
Abeygunawardene Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේගුණවර්ධන (see Abeygunawardana).
Abeygunawardhana Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේගුණවර්ධන (see Abeygunawardana).
Abeykoon Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" combined with Sinhala කෝන් (kon) meaning "king" (of Tamil origin).
Abeynaike Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේනායක (see Abeynayake).
Abeynayaka Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේනායක (see Abeynayake).
Abeynayake Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Abeyrathna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේරත්න (see Abeyratne).
Abeyrathne Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේරත්න (see Abeyratne).
Abeyratna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේරත්න (see Abeyratne).
Abeyratne Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Abeysekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Abeysekera Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසේකර (see Abeysekara).
Abeysingha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසිංහ (see Abeysinghe).
Abeysinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Abeysooriya Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසූරිය (see Abeysuriya).
Abeysundara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and सुन्दर (sundara) meaning "beautiful".
Abeysundera Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේසුන්දර (see Abeysundara).
Abeysuriya Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Abeythunga Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and तुङ्ग (tunga) meaning "lofty, tall, high".
Abeytunga Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේතුංග (see Abeythunga).
Abeytunge Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේතුංග (see Abeythunga).
Abeywardana Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and वर्धन (vardhana) meaning "increasing, strengthening, growing".
Abeywardane Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේවර්ධන (see Abeywardana).
Abeywardena Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේවර්ධන (see Abeywardana).
Abeywardene Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේවර්ධන (see Abeywardana).
Abeywardhana Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේවර්ධන (see Abeywardana).
Abeywardhane Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේවර්ධන (see Abeywardana).
Abeyweera Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave".
Abeywickrama Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour".
Abeywickrema Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala අබේවික්‍රම (see Abeywickrama).
Abgarowicz Polish (Rare)
Meaning "son of Abgar". The name originates from a wealthy Armenian merchant family (called Sołtan at the time) who settled in Kyiv in the 16th century... [more]
Abhorson English
English surname meaning "executioner"
Abi Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 畔蒜 (see Abiru).
Abid Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Derived from the given name Abid.
Abidaoud Arabic
Arabic surname meaning "son of Dawud".
Abidaoud Aramaic
Ancient last name of Aramaic-Phoenician Origin (Abidaoud)... [more]
Abidaouds Aramaic-Phoenician
Ancient last name of Aramaic-Phoenician Origin (Abidaoud)... [more]
Abiera Filipino
It is borne by approximately 1 in 1,140,397 people. This last name occurs mostly in Asia, where 96 percent of Abiera live; 95 percent live in Southeast Asia and 95 percent live in Malayo-Asia. This last name is most prevalent in The Philippines, where it is borne by 6,047 people, or 1 in 16,742.
Abigail Assyrian, English
Mostly used as an English last name but the Assyrian Christians also use it.
Abiko Japanese
From 安 (a) "peaceful, cheap, rested, low" or 我 (a) meaning "I, me, myself, selfish, oneself, ego" combined with 孫 (bi) meaning "grandchild", and 子 (ko) meaning "child, sign of the rat"... [more]
Abildgaard Danish
From Danish abildgård "apple garden".
Abildgård Danish (Rare)
Variant of Abildgaard, meaning "apple garden".
Abimbola Yoruba
From the given name Abimbola
Abiru Japanese
From Japanese 畔蒜 (Abiru) meaning "Abiru", a manor that was in the former district of Ahiru in the former Japanese province of Kazusa in parts of present-day Chiba, Japan.... [more]
Abisamra Arabic
Means "Father of Brown" - comes from AbouSamra, which means "Son of Brown."
Abishev Kazakh
Means "son of Abish".
Abitbol Judeo-Spanish
Means "father of drums" (figuratively referring to a drum maker) from Arabic أَبُو (abū) meaning "father" and طَبْل (ṭabl) meaning "drum".
Abke American (Rare)
Abke is an Americanized version of an unknown German surname.... [more]