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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
The surname Aaby is a habitational name from a place called Aaby or Åby, from å ‘river’ + Old Norse býr ‘farm’
AACKER     German
Variant spelling of the surname Acker.
AADLAND     Norwegian
The surname Aadland is a habitational name 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".
AAKER     Norwegian
Variant of Åker.
AALI     Arabic
Derived from the given name Aali.
AAM     Estonian
Aam is an Estonian surname meaning "cask" or "tun".
AAMIR     Pakistani
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".
AAMOT     Norwegian
Variant of AAMODT.
AANENSON     Norwegian
The surname Aanenson is a patronymic from the personal name Ånund, from Old Norse Onundr which means and creates the combination of ‘ancestor’ + ‘victor’.
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 surname meaning "treasure".
AARHUS     Norwegian
The surname Aarhus is a habitational name from any of 15 or so farms so named, from Old Norse á ‘river’ + hús ‘house’, ‘farmstead’.
AARONS     English
Means "Son of Aaron."
AARONSON     Jewish
Aaronson is a patronymic surname from the personal name Aaron.
AAS     Norwegian, Danish
Variant spelling of ÅS.
AAS     Estonian
Aas is an Estonian surname meaning "lea" or "open grassy area".
AASEN     Norwegian
Means "the ridge" in Norwegian. Definite singular form of AAS.
AASMAA     Estonian
Aasmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "grassy (lea) land".
AASSALU     Estonian
Aassalu is an Estonian surname meaning "lea (open grassy area) grove".
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
Variant of Aziz.
ABABNEH     Arabic
Of unknown meaning, predominantly used in Jordan.
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’.
ABAKELIA     Georgian
Georgian surname used by sculptor Tamar Abakelia and physician Ioseb Abakelia.
ABARNIKOV     Russian
Russian surname
ABARROW     English
At or near a barrow or tumulus.
ABASSOVA     Azerbaijani (Rare)
Feminine form of Abbasov.
ABASYAN     Armenian
This is a last name. Abasyan's were Kings and Queens, having Kingdoms from the years 750-1280.
ABAZA     Arabic (Egyptian)
Refers to a member of the Abkhaz or Abazin (Abaza) ethnic groups of the Caucasus.
ABBETT     English
Variant of Abbott.
ABBOT     English
Variant of Abbott.
ABBOUD     Arabic
Derived from a nickname for any name beginning with Abdul.... [more]
ABBRUZZESE     Italian
From an Italian surname coming from the place name Abruzzi in eastern Italy (the modern name is Abruzzo). This place name may derive from the Praetutii, an ancient tribe inhabiting the region.
ABBS     English
Derived from the given name Abel.
ABDALLA     Arabic
Variant of Abdullah.
ABDALLAH     Arabic
Variant of Abdullah.
ABDELLAHI     Western African, Wolof
From the given name Abdellah (chiefly Mauritanian).
ABDELLAOUI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Abdellah" in Arabic (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
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 meaning "servant of the light".
Means "Servant of the Sustainer" in Arabic.
ABDOLLAHI     Persian
From the given name Abdollah.
ABDULATIPOV     Dagestani, Avar, Uzbek
From the given name Abdulatip, itself derived from the Arabic name Abd al-Latif. A notable bearer is Ramzan Abdulatipov (1946-), the current Head of the Republic of Dagestan in Russia.
ABDULAYEV     Kazakh, Tajik, Chechen
Means "son of Abdullah".
From the Arabic name Abdul Qayyum (عبد القيوم‎) meaning "servant of the eternal". This is borne by current Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom (1959-) and former President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom (1937-).
ABDULIN     Uzbek, Kazakh
From the given name Abdullah.
ABDULLAYEV     Uzbek, Azerbaijani
Variant transcription of Abdullaev.
ABDULLIN     Tatar, Bashkir, Uzbek, Kazakh
From the given name Abdullah.
Means "son of Abdullo".
ABDULRAFI     Arabic
Abd "slave/servant", Al Rafi "The Exaulted" as in God
Means "son of Abdykadyr", from a variant of the Arabic name Abd al-Qadir.
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".
Kyrgyz variant of Abdurakhmanov.
ABEBE     Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "flower" in Amharic.
ABED     Iranian
literally meaning "worshipper", "adorer", or "devout". May be either a surname or given name.
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".
ĀBELE     Latvian
Means "apple tree".
ABELSON     English
This name derives from the surname Abelson, meaning "son of Abel." Patronymic.
ABENDAÑO     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Zarautz.
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]
ÅBERG     Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of å "small river" and berg "mountain".
ABERLINE     Ancient Celtic (Rare, ?)
"Aber" meant “confluence” or “river mouth”.
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).
ABIDAOUD     Arabic
Arabic surname meaning "son of Dawud".
ABIDAOUD     Ancient Aramaic
Ancient last name of Aramaic-Phoenician Origin. Abidaoud, Abi is used in the Phoenician Kings names of Tyre Abibaal and Abimilki. Abidaoud in English is Abidavid or my father David and the son of David (Davidson).
ABIKO     Japanese
This surname is made with 安 (A) "Peaceful, Cheap, Rested, Low" ... [more]
ABILDGÅRD     Danish
Means "apple farm."
ABIOYE     Nigerian
From the given name Abioye.
ABISAMRA     Arabic
Means "Father of Brown" - comes from AbouSamra, which means "Son of Brown."
ABKE     American (Rare)
Abke is an Americanized version of an unknown German surname.... [more]
ABKHAZAVA     Georgian
Derived from Georgian აფხაზი (apxazi) meaning "Abkhaz person". Alternatively, it may be of Adjarian origin (referring to the Adjara region of Georgia) from the Muslim name Abkhas or Abhas derived from Arabic أَب (ʾab) meaning "father" and خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ) "special, particular".
ABKHAZI     Georgian
Means "Abkhaz person" in Georgian, referring to a member of the Abkhaz ethnic group inhabiting the Black Sea coast. This was the name of a Georgian family of princely status descended from the Shervashidze ruling family of Abkhazia.
ABLET     Uyghur
From the given name Ablet.
ABNEY     English
Habitational name from a place in Derbeyshire, named Abney, from the Old English personal name Abba (with the genitive -n) and the Old English eg, meaning "island"
ABO     Japanese (Rare)
阿 A ("Nook") and Bo for "Protect".
ABOAH     Akan
Meaning unknown.
ĀBOLIŅŠ     Latvian
Means "clover".
ĀBOLS     Latvian
Means "apple".
ĀBOLTIŅŠ     Latvian
Derived from the word āboliņš meaning "clover".
ABOUELKASSEM     Arabic (Egyptian, Rare)
Rare Egyptian form of Abo al-Qassem. A notable bearer is Alaaeldin Abouelkassem (1990–), an Egyptian fencer.
ABOULAFIA     Jewish
Variant spelling of Abulafia, which was originally a Sephardi Jewish surname of Arabic etymological origin.
Means "father of rouphael" in Arabic, used especially in Lebanon and the Maghreb region (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia).
ABOUT     French
It is a french surname that comes from the french word 'about', meaning "an extremity of a metallic or wooden element or piece." This surname is notably born by the French novelist Edmond François Valentin About... [more]
ABPLANALP     German, German (Swiss)
Topographic name for someone living high on a mountainside, from German ab- "below", "off" + Planalp "high, flat mountain-meadow".
ABRAHAMIAN     Armenian
Variant transcription of Abrahamyan.
Means "son of Abraham".
ABRAHAMYAN     Armenian
Means "son of Abraham".
ABRAMCZYK     Polish, Jewish, Belarusian
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ABRAMOV     Russian
Means "son of ABRAM".
ABRAMOVIĆ     Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Abram".
ABRAMOVICH     Russian
Other form of Abramov
ABRAMSKI     Jewish
Means "son of Abram."
ABREGO     Spanish
As a Spanish surname, it was from Spanish ábrego, which originally meant "African", from Latin africus. The vocabulary word in modern Spanish has lost this general sense and now means "south wind" (literally, "African (wind)").
ABREO     French, Italian
Abreo or its variant Abreu comes from the French Alfred (alf = Elf; fred = conseil). The meaning is wise counselor.... [more]
ABRESCH     German, Dutch, Jewish
From a pet form of the Biblical name Abraham.
ABRUZZESE     Italian
Regional name for someone from the Abruzzi, a mountainous region of Italy east of Rome (cf. ABRUZZO).
ABRUZZO     Italian
Regional name for someone from the Abruzzi, a mountainous region of Italy east of Rome (cf. ABRUZZESE).
ABSHER     German
Absher comes from either the German surname Habich, which comes from the surname hawk. Literally meaning someone who had hawk-like features.
ABSTON     English (British)
The surname Abston is of an uncertain origin. Perhaps from an English place name, but not now recorded in England as a surname. One possibility is Abson near Bristol, earlier Abston; another is Adstone in Northamptonshire, which is named from an Old English personal name Ættīn + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.
ABUBAKAROV     Chechen
Means "son of Abu Bakr".
ABU'D     African
ABULAFIA     Judeo-Spanish
Sephardi Jewish surname from Arabic أبو العافية‎‎ (Abū l-ʿāfiya), a combination of أبو (abū) meaning "father (of)", اَل (al) "the", and عافية (ʿāfiya) "health, wellbeing" (see the given name Aafia).
ABUNDIS     Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Abundis is patronymic from the Old Spanish personal name Abundio, ultimately from Latin abundus ‘abundant’, ‘plentiful’.
ABUQUE     Filipino
Possibly of Spanish and/or Portuguese origin and possibly a derivative of Albuquerque.
ABURAYA     Japanese (Rare)
Made with (Abura) 油 "Oil", and 谷 (Ya) "Valley". Shigeru Aburaya is a notable bearer; he specializes in marathon running, and long-distance running in general.
ABURTO     Basque, Spanish, Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Aburto is a topographic name from Basque aburto ‘place of kermes oaks’, from abur ‘kermes oak’ + the locative suffix -lo.
ABYSSUM     American
Means "Abyss" in Latin.
ACAMPORA     Italian, Medieval Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Acampora is a variant of Acanfora, from the medieval personal name Canfora, from canfora ‘camphor’ (from Arabic kāfūr).
ACCOLA     Romansh
From Latin accola ‘neighbor’, ‘inhabitant’ (from Latin accolere 'to live near'). Accola also meant 'tenant' or 'farmer' in Medieval Latin, which is likely the definition of the word that this name comes from.
ACCRINGTON     English
Derived from the place Accrington.
ACE     English, Norman, Medieval French
The surname Ace's origin is from a Norman and Old French personal name, Ace, Asse, from Germanic Frankish origin Azzo, Atso, a pet form of personal names containing adal ‘noble’ as a first element.
ACERO     Spanish
Spanish word for "steel" which is a metal.
ACERO     Spanish
From acero "steel, steelworker" (from Late Latin aciarium), an occupational name for a metal worker or an armorer.
ACESTOR     Greek Mythology
Surname for Apollo.
ACH     German
Topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from Old High German aha meaning "running water".
ACHAKZAI     Pashto
Means "son of Achak" in Pashto, from the name Achak (referring to Achak Khan, the grandson of Barak Khan, the founder of the Barakzai tribe) combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son (of)"... [more]
ACHAMPOMAA     African
Allegedly a feminine form of Achampong used in Ghana.
ACHAMPONG     Western African
Variant of the Ashanti surname Acheamphong, meaning "destined for greatness".
ACHARD     French
From the given name Achard.
ACHATYLA     Literature
Of unknown origin, ACHATYLA is thought to mean "devoted" or "determined", perhaps coming from the ancient tribal word 'chatila' meaning 'true love' or 'soulmate'. Linked to SEERA.
ACHENBACH     German
Habitational name from places in Hesse and Westphalia named Achenbach, from the obsolete word Ach or Ache (from Middle High German ahe meaning "water", "stream") + Bach meaning "brook".
ACHIKITA     Japanese (Rare)
(Achi) 遥 "Distant, Remote" and (Kita) 北 "North". My sources are in the notes.
ACHIO     Spanish (Latin American)
Possibly derived from the town, Achio, near Guadalajara in Mexico. The name itself is probably from the Nahuatl achio meaning "frequent".
AÇIKGÖZ     Turkish
Derived from Turkish açık meaning "open, opened" and göz "eye".
AĆIMOVIĆ     Serbian
A patronymic surname derived from the given name Aćim.
ACKERLEY     English
Old English surname which came from a place name which meant "Oak meadow." See Ackley.
ACKIE     Akan
ACKLEY     English
From an Old English surname: a place name which meant "Oak meadow". A variation of this is: "dwells at the oak tree meadow". ... [more]
ACKROYD     English
Topographic name from northern Middle English ake "oak" and royd "clearing".
ACORN     German
Origin uncertain; most probably an Americanized form of German Eichhorn.
ACQUAVIVA     Italian
From an Italian place name meaning "running water, spring", literally "living water".
ACRI     Italian
Habitational name from a place in Cosenza province named Acri.
ACTON     English, Northern Irish
"Oak Town" in Old English. Parishes in Cheshire, Suffolk, Middlesex. There is also a place that bears this name in Ulster.
ACUNA     Spanish (Latin American)
Related tho the Acuna Indians of Mexico, there is also a city by the name. Popular in border areas of Mexico and Texas.
ACY     English (Rare)
Possibly from the given name Ace.
ADACHI     Japanese
Adachi is variously written,but the kanji commonly used literally means "Foot" and/ or "Stand".
ADACHIHARA     Japanese
A means "Leg, Limb, Step", Dachi comes from Tachi, meaning "Stand", Hara means "Plain". A notable bearer is Kenji Adachihara, a football player. I have posted kanji in the 'native spelling' spot.
ADAMEC     Czech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMESCU     Romanian
Patronymic from the given name Adam.
ADAMIAK     Polish
Patronymic or pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMIAN     Armenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Adamyan used by Armenians living outside of Armenia.
ADAMOS     Greek
Means "son of Adam".
ADAMOV     Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of ADAM".
ADAMOVIĆ     Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOVICH     Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOWICZ     Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMSKI     Polish, Jewish
Originally denoted someone who came from the Polish village Adamy, a Polish village Adamowo, the Polish village Adamki, or the Belorussian city Adamki. These locations are derived from the given name ADAM.
ADAMSKY     Jewish
Variant spelling of Adamski.
ADAMYAN     Armenian
Means "son of Adam".
ADDY     English
From the personal name ADDY, a medieval diminutive of ADAM. It is therefore related to the surname ADDISON.
ADELSKÖLD     Swedish
Swedish surname which possibly means "noble shield", from the elements adel, meaning "nobility" and sköld, which may mean "shield".
ADELZHANOV     Kazakh (Rare)
Means "son of Adelzhan".
ADEMOVIĆ     Bosnian
Means "son of Adem".
ADER     Estonian
Ader is an Estonian surname meaning "plow".
ADHIKARI     Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit अधिकार (adhi-kāra) meaning "authority, right, government, rule".
ADHIKARY     Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Variant transcription of Adhikari.
ADI     Various
From the given name Adi
ADIE     English, Scottish
From the personal name ADIE, a medieval pet form of ADAM.
ADIL     Urdu, Arabic, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name Adil.
ADILOVIĆ     Bosnian
Means "son of Adil".
ADIPIETRO     Italian
meaning "to tell Peter"; "to appear before Peter"... [more]
ADISON     English
A variation of Addison, which means "Son of Addy".
ADĪTĀJS     Latvian
Means "the knitter".
ADKINSON     English
Variant of the surname Atkinson.
ADLANI     Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Adlène (chiefly Moroccan).
ADLAWAN     Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano adlawan meaning "daytime" or "daybreak".
ADLEIBA     Abkhaz
Most likely from the given name Adlei, itself derived from Arabic عَادِل (ʿādil) meaning "fair, just", combined with Abkhaz аҧа (āpā) meaning "son". Alternatively, it could be from a Georgian word denoting a measure of length equal to approximately one metre, which would therefore have made it a nickname for a short person.
ADOLPHSON     English, Swedish (Rare)
Means "son of Adolph".
ADORNO     Italian
Southern Italian: from the personal name Adorno, meaning ‘adorned’.... [more]
ADRIANOV     Russian (Rare)
Means "son of ADRIAN".
ADURIZ     Basque
A famous bearer of this surname is Aritz Aduriz, a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a striker.
ADVANI     Sindhi, Indian
Sindhi Hindu surname meaning "descendant of Adu", most likely referring to the name of a past ancestor of the clan.
AEBIG     German (Archaic)
Short form of Adalbert, used in the 16th century.
AER     Estonian
Aer is an Estonian surname meaning "oar".
AERNI     German (Swiss)
Variant spelling of Ärni.
AESOO     Estonian
Aesoo is an Estonian surname possibly taken from the location of the village of the same name in Pärnu County.
AETÓS     Greek
"Eagle" - in Greek, spelled αετός.
ƏFƏNDIYEV     Azerbaijani
Means "son of the effendi", derived from the Ottoman title افندي (efendi) meaning "lord, master".
AFFENDI     Malaysian
Derived from the given name Affendi (see Effendi).
AFFLECK     Galician, Scottish
Variation of Auchinleck, a town near Dundee, Scotland... Ben & Casey Affleck are famous bearers of the name. Auchinleck appears to have been one of those places where the ancient Celts and Druids held conventions, celebrated their festivals, and performed acts of worship... [more]
AFGHAN     Afghani
Means "from Afghanistan".
AFGHANZADA     Persian, Afghani
Means "son of the Afghan", from Pashto and Persian افغان‎‎ (afǧân) referring to an inhabitant of Afghanistan or a member of the Pashtun ethnic group combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AFIF     Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name Afif.
AFLOR     Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
AFONSO     Portuguese
Old (6th century derived) Iberian surname, associated with the first dynasty and King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques. The surname was used by all the subsequent illegitimate children of that dynastic line.
ŢAGA     Romanian
Țaga is a commune and village in Cluj County, Romania.
AGAM     Hebrew (Modern)
Rare variant of the surname Agami, which came from the Hebrew name Agam, means "lake".
AGAMI     Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Agam, means "lake" in Hebrew.
AGANO     Japanese
Related to the name UENO.
AGARWAL     Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi
Hindu and Jain surname meaning "people of Agroha", referring to a town in the Indian state of Haryana.
AGASSI     Armenian, Persian, Italian
The surname Agassi most likely evolved from a nickname for someone resembling a mappie, perhaps jokingly referred to as chattering or nagging person. ... [more]
AGATA     Japanese (Rare)
I'm not sure how the surname is written, but in general, the word (Agata) written as this: 県, can rather mean "Prefecture", or "County, Countryside, Subdivision, District". The source is in the notes.
AGATE     English (British)
From Middle English gate, meaning a "gate" or "street", denoting a person who lived near a major city gate or street.
AGATSUMA     Japanese (Rare)
上 (Aga) "Upper, Above" and 妻 (Tsuma) "Wife, Spouse". A notable bearer with this surname is Hiromitsu Agatsuma, a musician. The source is in the notes.
AGAWA     Japanese
阿 (A) means "Nook, Flatter, Corner" and 川 (Kawa) meaning "Stream, River". One notable bearer is Sawako Agawa, who is a celebrity and a writer.
AGBAJE     Nigerian, Yoruba
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (1967-), an English actor and model of Yoruba Nigerian descent.
AGEEB     Arabic
Means exotic or strange
AGERRE     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 neighborhoods in the French department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques: the one in the commune of Mugerre, the one in the commune of Hendaia, or the one in the commune of Maule-Lextarre.
AGHA     Turkish
Means "chief, master, lord" in Turkish. From the Turkish ağa 'chief, master, lord', from the Old Turkish aqa 'elder brother'. Traditionally it was a title for a civilian or military officer, or often part of such title, and was placed after the name of certain military functionaries in the Ottoman Empire... [more]
AGINAGA     Basque
Habitational name from a place named Aginaga, from Basque (h)agin meaning "yew tree" combined with -aga, a collective suffix.
AGIRMO     Italian
two hypotheses: either from the Greek agyrmos meaning "symposium, meeting" which was the name of the first day of the Misteri Eleusini in Athens.... [more]
AGLER     English
From one or more Middle English personal names variously written Alger, Algar, Alcher, Aucher, etc. These represent a falling together of at least three different Continental Germanic and Old English names: Adalgar "noble spear" (Old English Æ{dh}elgār), Albgar "elf spear" (Old English Ælfgār), and Aldgar "old spear" (Old English (E)aldgār)... [more]
AGLOR     ?
AGNEW     Scottish
Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.... [more]
The earliest known instance of this name AGOSTINELLI was St. Aurelius Augustinus, also known as Augustine of Hippo (354-430) the greatest of the Latin church fathers. He was born in Tagaste in Numidia which is modern Tunisia.... [more]
AGRBA     Abkhaz
Most likely derived from Abkhaz агыруа (ā́gər-uā) meaning "Mingrelian, farm labourer, serf", historically used to refer to the Mingrelians, an ethic sub-group of the Georgians. Alternatively, it could be from Abkhaz агара (āgārā) meaning "to take" or "to bring"... [more]
AGRINYA     Nigerian (Rare)
Means "warrior" in the Nigerian language of Yala. It was an earned name.
AGU     Igbo
Agu is an Igbo surname; the word Agu means Tiger in Igobo language.
AGUERRE     Basque (Parisianized)
Parisianized form of Agerre.
ÁGUILA     Spanish
From águila "eagle" (Latin aquila). This is either a nickname for a haughty man or one with an aquiline nose, or a habitational name from a place in Salamanca province called Águila.
AGUILAR     Spanish
Spanish, Catalan, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of numerous places called Aguilar, from Latin aquilare ‘haunt of eagles’ (a derivative of aquila ‘eagle’), for example Aguilar de Campo in Palencia, Aguilar de la Frontera in Córdoba, and Aguilar de Segarra in Catalonia.
AGUILAR     Spanish, Catalan, Jewish
Habitational name from any of numerous places called Aguilar, from Latin aquilare "haunt of eagles" (a derivative of aquila "eagle"), for example Aguilar de Campo in Palencia, Aguilar de la Frontera in Córdoba, and Aguilar de Segarra in Catalonia.
AGUILERA     American (Hispanic)
Variant of Aguilar.
AGUIÑAGA     Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Aginaga.
AGUIRRE     Basque
Basque toponymic surname, also arguably meaning "prominence" in Old Basque.
AGUMANU     Igbo, Trinidadian Creole
its an last name and first name that comes from an Igbo tribe in Trinidad
AGUNI     Japanese
From the Japanese 粟 (a or awa) "foxtail millet" and 國 or 国 (kuni, guni or koku) "country."
AGUON     Chamorro
From Chamorro agu, meaning "to change, to vary" and the suffix on meaning "to be able". The term's modern usage refers to the starch portion of a Chamorro meal. In the olden days, the Chamorro meal consisted of fish and vegetables, but the starch portion of the meal would highly depend on what was in season.
AGUZAROV     Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname of unknown meaning.
AGUZZI     Italian
Comes from an ancient Roman cognomen, Acutus.
AGYARE     Akan
Meaning unknown.
AGYEI     Akan
Meaning unknown.
AHANE     Japanese
亜 (A) means "Second, Asia", 波 (Ha) means "Wave", 根 (Ne) means "Root". This may not be an actual surname. Ayano Ahane is a singer and works on her own songs. The source is in the notes.
AHEARNA     Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
Either from an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Eachthighearna meaning "descendant of Eachthighearna", or else an anglicized form of Eachthighearna.
AHL     Swedish
Derived from Swedish al "alder tree".
AHLBORN     Swedish (Rare)
Ornamental name composed of the elements al "alder" and -born, a Swedish surname suffix derived from German geboren "born".
AHLBORN     German
From the old personal name Albern, from Germanic adal meaning "noble" and boran meaning "born".
AHLBRECHT     German
Variant of Albrecht.
AHLIN     Swedish
From al 'alder' and -in, a common ending of Swedish surnames derived from Latin -inus, -inius 'descendant of'.
AHLQUIST     Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old or ornamental spelling of kvist "twig".
AHMADI     Persian, Indonesian, Swahili, Arabic
From the given name Ahmad.
AHMADZADEH     Persian
From the given name Ahmad combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AHMADZAI     Pashto
Means "son of Ahmad", from the given name Ahmad combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son". This is the name of a Pashtun Wazir tribe in Pakistan and a Ghilji tribe in Afghanistan.... [more]
ÅHMAN     Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and man "man".
AHMETAJ     Albanian
From the given name Ahmad.
AHMETI     Albanian
From the given name Ahmet.
AHN     Korean
From the Sino-Korean 安 (ān) meaning "calm, peaceful, tranquil, quiet".
AHO     Finnish
As a Finnish surname, it is derived from Finnish aho "glade", "forest clearing". It was also formerly a popular ornamental name in Northern Finland, especially among Swedes living there. It is now a 'protected' surname in Finland, which means someone may only bear it via birthright or marriage.... [more]
AHO     Assyrian
Assyrian surname of unknown meaning.
AHONEN     Finnish
A combination of Finnish aho "meadow" and the common surname suffix -nen.... [more]
AHUJA     Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Indian (Sikh)
Sikh name meaning "descendant of Ahu", based on the name of a clan in these communities (see Arora). Ahu is presumably the name of an ancestor; the suffix -jā is patronymic.
AIA     Estonian
Aia is an Estonian surname meaning "horticultural".
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