Submitted Surnames Starting with A

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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.
AED Estonian
Aed is an Estonian surname meaning "garden".
AEDMA Estonian
Aedma is an Estonian surname derived from "aed", meaning "garden", or "aedmaasikas" meaning "strawberry".
AEDVIIR Estonian
Aedviir is an Estonian surname meaning "garden line/stripe".
AEG Estonian
Aeg is an Estonian surname meaning "time".
AER Estonian
Aer is an Estonian surname meaning "oar".
AERNI German (Swiss)
Variant spelling of ÄRNI.
AERTSZ Dutch, Frisian
A Patronymic surname from Aert, a shortened form of the first name Arnout.
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" 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 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.
AGADIRI Moroccan
Habitational name from the city of Agadir.
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.
AGAN Estonian
Agan is an Estonian surname meaning "chaff".
AGAR Greek, Italian, French
From the personal name AGAR
AGARMAA Estonian
Agarmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "busy/industrious land".
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.
AGATHANGELOU Greek (Cypriot)
Patronymic from the genitive form of AGATHANGELOS. Genitive patronymics are particularly associated with Cyprus.
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.
AĞAYEV Azerbaijani
Means "son of the ağa", from the Turkish title ağa meaning "lord, master".
AGBAJE Nigerian, Yoruba
Meaning unknown. A bearer is ADEWALE Akinnuoye-Agbaje (1967-), an English actor and model of Yoruba Nigerian descent.
AGBAYANI Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Means "to become a hero" in Ilocano.
AGBUYA Filipino, Ilocano
Means "to watch" in Ilocano.
AGCAOILI Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Derived from Ilocano agkawili meaning "to hold on".
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]
AGHAEI Persian
Derived from the Persian title آقا (âqâ) meaning "sir, lord", of Turkic borrowing.
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]
AGIUS Maltese
Derived from Arabic عَجُوز (ʿajūz) meaning "old (person), elderly".
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]
AGNEW Scottish
Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.... [more]
AGOSTINELLI Italian
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]
AGOSTO Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
From the given name AGOSTO.
AGRAZ Spanish (Rare)
An occupation for a vintner.
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]
AGRESTE French
French cognate of AGRESTA.
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.
AGU Estonian
Agu is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name) meaning "daybreak/early dawn".
AGUALO Chamorro
Chamoru for "pertaining to farming"
AGUDO Spanish
Agudo is sharp in spanish
AGUER Dinka
the name was mainly given to boys of the Dinka tribe ,mainly in the Upper Nile state of South Sudan. meaning is unknown but is synonymous with "tree"
AGUERRE Basque (French)
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.
AGUILERA American (Hispanic)
Variant of Aguilar.
AGUIÑAGA Basque (Spanish)
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.
AGURAIUJA Estonian
Aguraiuja is an Estonian surname meaning "dawn/daybreak hewer".
AGUSTIN Spanish
From the given name AGUSTIN.
ÁGÚSTÍNUSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of ÁGÚSTÍNUS" in Icelandic.
ÁGÚSTÍNUSSON Icelandic
Means "son of ÁGÚSTÍNUS" in Icelandic.
AGUZAROV Ossetian (Russian)
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.
AHARON Hebrew
Variant of AHARONI, from the given name AARON.
AHARONI Hebrew
From the given name AHARON.
AHAS Estonian
Ahas is an Estonian surname meaning "slender".
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.
AHI Estonian
Ahi is an Estonian surname meaning "stove" and "furnace".
AHING Estonian
Ahing is an Estonian surname meaning "fishing spear".
AHISHAKIYE Rwandan
AHISHAKIYE is a both male (most) and female name which means "Whenever God want" and is originally from Rwanda. It is a familiar name in the East African countries speaking Kinyarwanda and Kirundi such as Rwanda, Uganda, RDC, Burundi and Tanzania... [more]
AHL Swedish
Derived from Swedish al "alder tree".
AHLBORN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish 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".
AHLIN Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and the common Swedish surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
AHLQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old spelling of kvist "twig".
AHLUWALIA Indian, Punjabi
From a village named Ahlu that existed as a misl (state) of the Sikh Confederacy during the 18th century.
AHMADI Arabic, Persian
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" in Pashto. A notable bearer is Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (1949-), the current President of Afghanistan.
ÅHMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and man "man".
AHMEDOV Uzbek
Means "son of AHMED".
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]
AHRENALDI English (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Possibly an Americanized version of Italian ARENALDI
AHTISAARI Finnish
Borne by Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari, a Finnish politician, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000), a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and a United Nations diplomat and mediator noted for his international peace work.
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".
AIBAR Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of OIBAR.
AIBEKOV Kazakh
Means "son of AIBEK".
AIDA Japanese
Ai could mean "Fit, Suit, Join", "Indigo", "Together, Mutual". Da means "Rice Paddy/ Field".
AIDEN English
Derived from the first name AIDEN.
AIDLA Estonian
Aidla is an Estonian surname meaning "store/goods area".
AIHARA Japanese
From the Japanese 藍 (ai) "indigo," "indigo plant" and 原 (hara, bara or wara) "field," "plain," "original."
AIKAWA Japanese
This surname combines 相 (sou, shou, ai-) meaning "inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy", 鮎 (den, nen, ayu, namazu, ai) meaning "freshwater trout, smelt", 愛 (ai, ito.shii, o.shimu, kana.shii, mana, me.deru) meaning "affection, favourite, love", 会 (kai, e, a.u, a.waseru, atsu.maru, ai) meaning "meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join", 合 (gou, ga', ka', a.u, -a.u, a.i, ai-, -a.i, ai, a.wasu, a.waseru, -a.waseru) meaning "fit, suit, join, gō (unit of area & volume - equal to 0.3306 m² in area & 0.1809 liters in volume)", 哀 (ai, awa.re, awa.remu, kana.shii) meaning "pathetic, grief, sorrow, pathos, pity, sympathize" or 藍 (ran, ai) meaning "indigo" with 川 (sen, kawa) meaning "river, stream."... [more]
AIKMAN Dutch, English, Scottish
Originally a surname or a nickname meaning oak man.
AIKUCHI Japanese
合 (Ai) means "Suit, Jion" and 口 (Kuchi) means "Mouth, Opening".
AIKYO Japanese (Rare)
愛 (Ai) means "Love, Affection", and 敬 (Kyo) means "Respect" in this surname. Notable bearers are Hisashi Aikyo and Shigeyuki Aikyo. Hisashi is a former baseball runner, while Shigeyuki is a steeplechase runner.
AIM Estonian
Aim is an Estonian surname meaning "idea" or "inkling".
AIMAR Medieval English, Anglo-Saxon, Spanish
1. From the Olde English pre 7th Century personal name "Aethelmaer", meaning "famous noble." ... [more]
AIMÉ Haitian Creole, French (African)
Means "loved, love" in French.
AIMLA Estonian
Aimla is an Estonian surname derived from either "aim" meaning "idea" or "taimla" meaning "nursery".
AIMOTO Japanese
Often written as 愛 (Ai) meaning "Love, Reverence, Affection" or 相... [more]
AIMRE Estonian
Aimre is an Estonian surname derived from "aim" meaning "idea" or "inkling".
AINARA Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "mutual, reciprocal, with one another", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree" and 良 (ra) meaning "good".
AINJÄRV Estonian
Ainjärv is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Ain" (a masculine give name) and "järv" ("lake"); "Ain's lake."
AINLA Estonian
Ainla is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Ain".
AINO Japanese (Rare)
Means "of love" or "of the love" in japanese. A notable name bearer is a fictional character "Minako Aino" in the "Sailor Moon" anime... [more]
AINSALU Estonian
Ainsalu is an Estonia surname possibly derived from the masculine given name "Ain" and "salu", meaning "grove": "Ain's grove".
AINUMÄE Estonian
Ainumäe is an Estonian surname meaning "single mountain".
AIRD Scottish
Habitational name from a place named with Gaelic àird(e) 'height', 'promontory', or 'headland', from the adjective àrd 'high', 'lofty', cognate with Latin arduus 'steep', 'difficult'. There is one such place near Hurlford in Ayrshire, and another in Inch, Wigtownshire.
AISAKA Japanese (Rare)
Ai means "Indigo (blueish)", and Saka means "Hill,Slope".In 2014 Aisaka was ranked #9,579 for most used surnames in Japan and had only 5 occurrences that year. It's more popular in the U.S. than in the country it originated from... [more]
AISSAOUIA Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the given name AÏSSA (chiefly used in Algeria). This is also the name of a town in Médéa Province, Algeria.
AÏT Berber, Northern African
Derived from Tamazight ⴰⵢⵜ (aït) meaning "son", also commonly used a component for compound names and surnames.
AIT Estonian
Ait is an Estonian surname meaning "granary" and "outbuilding".
AÏTBRAHIM Berber, Northern African
Means "son of Brahim", from Tamazight ⴰⵢⵜ (ait) meaning "son" combined with the Arabic given name BRAHIM.
AIUCHI Japanese
Ai (愛) means 'love', and Uchi (内) means 'inside'.
AIZAWA Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "mutual, councilor" and 澤 (zawa) meaning "swamp"
AIZEN Popular Culture
This Japanese surname is used as 藍染 with 藍 (ran, ai) meaning "indigo" and 染 (sen, shi.mi, shi.miru, -shi.meru, -ji.miru, so.maru, so.meru, -zo.me, -zome) meaning "colour, dye, paint, print, stain." Normally, this would be romanticised as Aizome.... [more]
AJANGO Estonian
Ajango is an Estonian surname related to "time".
AJDIRI Moroccan
Habitational name from the Rifian town of Ajdir.
AJEMIAN Armenian
Patronymic from Turkish acem meaning ‘Persian’, ‘foreigner’, from Arabic a’jam meaning ‘one who speaks Arabic incorrectly’.
AK Turkish
Means "white" in Turkish.
AKABANE Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 羽 (hane) meaning "feather". A notable bearer of this surname was professional midget wrestler Shigeru Akabane (赤羽 茂 Akabane Shigeru, 1941–2011), who is best known under his ring name Little Tokyo.
AKAGAWA Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
AKAGI Japanese
Means "red tree" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 赤 (red) and 木 (tree).
AKAHOSHI Japanese
Means "red star", from Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 星 (hoshi) meaning "star".
AKAI Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
AKAIKE Japanese (Rare)
丹 (Aka) means "Red" and 池 (Ike) means "Pond".
AKAMATSU Japanese
Akamatsu is the surname used for Kaede Akamatsu, the main protagonist of New Danganronpa V3.
AKAMINE Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 嶺 (mine) meaning "mountain peak, mountain ridge".
AKAMORI Japanese (Rare)
From 赤 (aka) meaning "red" combined with 森 (mori) meaning "forest."... [more]
AKANISHI Japanese
Means "red west" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 赤 (red) and 西 (west).
AKANO Japanese
赤野 (Akano) means "Red Field" in Japanese. AKANO is also on the first name site.
AKASAKI Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
AKASHI Japanese
From Japanese 明 (aka) meaning "bright" and 石 (shi) meaning "stone".
AKASHIRO Japanese
赤 (Aka) means "Red" and 城 (Shiro) means "Castle". Aoi Akashiro is an anime television series writer.
AKASHITA Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) or 丹 (aka) both meaning "red" combined with 下 (shita) meaning "below, down, descend, give, low, inferior". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AKATSUKI Japanese
丹 (Aka) means "Red" and 月 (Tsuki) means "Moon". This surname is a reference to what the moon looks like during a lunar eclipse, I suppose. An example of someone with this surname, is Natsumi Akatsuki, the light novel author behind "KonoSuba ".
AKATSUTSUMI Popular Culture
Combination of 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 堤 (tsutsumi) meaning "bank, embankment, dike," used on the character Momoko Akatsutsumi (赤堤 ももこ) in the anime 'Powerpuff Girls Z', the anime adaptation of the Cartoon Network series 'The Powerpuff Girls' (the character in question being equivalent to Blossom in the original cartoon).... [more]
AKBAR Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKBARI Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
ƏKBƏROV Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani variant of AKBAROV.
AKBULUT Turkish
Means "white cloud" in Turkish.
AKÇAM Turkish
A surname of Turkish origin, ultimate from the words ak meaning "white" and çam meaning "pine tree".
AKDAĞ Turkish
Related to any one of several mountains in Turkey by the name of Akdağ, this surname literally derives its meaning from the words ak meaning "white" and dağ meaning "mountain" and probably denoted someone who lived in the proximity of such a mountain.
AKECHI Japanese
From Japanese 明 (ake) meaning "bright" and 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect".
AKEMI Japanese
This most likely comes from Ake means "Bright" and Mi means "Mindset". AKEMI is also a Japanese first name.
AKEMON English
American variant of AIKMAN.
ÅKER Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From Swedish and Norwegian åker "plowed field".
ÅKERHIELM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and hjälm "helmet".
ÅKERSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and ström "stream".
ÅKESSON Swedish
Means "son of ÅKE" in Swedish.
AKEY English
Possibly an Americanized form of German EICHE "oak".
AKHAN Turkish
A combination of AK and HAN.... [more]
AKHATOV Tatar, Uzbek, Kazakh
Means "son of AKHAT".
AKHBA Abkhaz
Derived from Abkhaz akhba meaning "elder" or аб (āb) "father".
AKHMADOV Chechen, Tajik
Means "son of AKHMAD".
AKHMADULLIN Tatar, Bashkir
From the given name Ahmadullah.
AKHMATOVA Tatar, Russian
Feminine form of Akhmatov, meaning "son of ÄXMÄT".
AKHTAR Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
AKI Japanese
Aki commonly means "Autumn" and "Bright,Luminous" as a first name and surname,but there's also "Rising Sun", "Crystal (Ball)" ,"Brightness,Luster" or "Obvious,Clear". First name Aki has far more kanji possibilities.
AKIBA Japanese
From the Japanese 秋 (aki) "autumn" and 葉 (ha or ba) "leaf."
AKIBARA Japanese
This surname combines 昭 (shou, aki) meaning "shining, bright", 秋 (shuu, aki, toki) meaning "autumn" or 穐 with the same sounds and meaning with 原 (gen, hara) meaning "field, meadow, original, plain, prairie, primitive, tundra, wilderness."
AKIMOTO Japanese
Akimoto is a surname that means Aki:"Bright,Luminous" "Autumn","Crystal (Ball)","Brightness,Luster",or "Rising Sun" and Moto:"Origin/Source/Root". Here are only some~ of the notable people with this surname: Nami Akimoto: manga artist,and Yasushi Akimoto: record producer & lyricist,there is also a lake called Akimoto.
AKIMOV Russian
Means "son of AKIM".
AKINFEEV Russian
Means "son of AKINFIY".
AKINO Japanese
Aki means (1):"bright",(2):"crystal,clear",/and (3):"Autumn". No shows ownership,or means "field,wilderness".So it can mean "Of Brightness","Of Autumn","Autumn Feild",",Bright Shining Feild" etc.
AKINS Scottish, English, Northern Irish
Variant of Aikens, which is derived from the given name Aiken, a variant of the medieval diminutive Atkin (see AITKEN).
AKISATO Japanese
秋 (Aki) means "Autumn" and 里 (Sato) means "Village,ri,unit of measurement, league, parent's home". A notable bearer is WAKUNI Akisato, who is a manga artist.
AKISHIMA Japanese
First name Aki and surname AKI have multiple meanings depending on kanji,but the notable Akishima in Tokyo,Japan goes by the meaning of "Bright Island". This is possibly the most common kanji for it,if its not the only one used.
AKISHINO Japanese
秋 (Aki) means "Autumn" and 篠 (Shino) means "Rope".
AKITA Japanese
This surname can be used as 秋田, 明田, 穐田, 飽田 or 阿北 with 秋/穐 (shuu, aki, toki) meaning "autumn," 明 (mei, myou, min, a.kari, aka.rui, aka.rumu, aki.raka, a.keru, -a.ke, a.ku(ru), a.kasu) meaning "clear," 飽 (hou, a.kiru, a.kasu, a.ku, aki) meaning "boredom," 阿 (a, o, omone.ru, kuma) meaning "corner, nook," 田 (den, ta) meaning "rice field" and 北 (hou, kita) meaning "north."... [more]
AKIYA Japanese (Rare)
A bearer of this surname is Tomoko Akiya (秋谷 智子, born May 14, 1976) is a Japanese voice actress. Her best-known role is voicing Hazuki Fujiwara in the Ojamajo Doremi series, and Suzume Mizuno in Zatch Bell.
AKIZORA Japanese
can be made with the kanji 旻(akizora) meaning "autumn sky" or the word 秋空 (akizora) meaning "autumn sky".
AKK Estonian
Akk is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the German surname "Hack".
AKKAŞ Turkish
Means "white brow" from Old Turkic ak "white" and kaş "brow".
AKKAYA Turkish
Means "white rock" from Turkish ak meaning "white" and kaya "rock".
AKMATOV Kyrgyz
Means "son of AKMAT".
AKRIDGE English
Possibly English, a habitational name from a place with a name meaning ‘oak ridge’, as for example Aikrigg in Cumbria (from Old Norse eik ‘oak’ + hryggr ‘ridge’), or any of the many places called Oakridge (from Old English āc + hrycg)... [more]
AKSAMIT Polish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Belarusian, Czech
Derived from Polish aksamit meaning "velvet".
AKTAŞ Turkish
Means "white stone" from Turkish ak meaning "white" and taş meaning "stone, rock".
AKYEAMPONG African
Akan name from Ghana. It means the one who gives birth to princes. Mostly spelt Acheampong mainly to make life easy for Europeans, however that spelling is wrong because there is no "c" in the Akan or Twi alphabet... [more]
AKYILDIZ Turkish
Means "white star" in Turkish.
AKYOL Turkish
Means "white path" or "honest path" from Turkish ak meaning "white" (figuratively "honest, clean") and yol meaning "way, path".
ALABASTER English
From the name of a whitish kind of gypsum used for vases, ornaments and busts, ultimately deriving from Greek alabastros, itself perhaps from Egyptian 'a-labaste "vessel of the goddess Bast"... [more]
ALABED Arabic
means "The Servant of" in Arabic
ALAJÕE Estonian
Alajõe is an Estonian surname meaning "area/region water".
ALAKIVI Estonian
Alakivi is an Estonian surname meaning "area/region stone".
ALAKOZAI Pashto
Means "son of Alako" in Pashto.
ALAKÜLA Estonian
Alaküla is an Estonian surname meaning "village area".
ALAM Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
ALAMAA Estonian
Alamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "field/area land".
ALAMÄE Estonian
Alamäe is an Estonian surname meaning "area/region hill/mountain".
ALAMETS Estonian
Alamets is an Estonian surname meaning "area/region forest".
ALAMI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic عَلِيم (ʿalīm) meaning "knowing, learned, education" (see ALIM), mainly used in a religious context.
ALAN CROM Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous village.
ALANÍS Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
ALANOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of ALAN" in Serbian.
ALANSON English
English surname meaning "son of Alan"
ALAOJA Estonian
Alaoja is an Estonian surname meaning "area/region creek".
ALAOUI Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name ALI (1). This is the name of the current ruling royal family of Morocco, which was founded in 1631.
ALARCÓN Spanish
Alarcón was a fort owned by the arabs in the Iberian Peninsula (Alarcón literally meaning 'the fort' in arabic), and the spaniards had the goal of owning it during the spanish reconquista. After 9 months of siege, Fernán Martínez de Ceballos climbed the walls of the fort using only two daggers and opened the gates from the inside allowing the castillan army to come in and conquer Alarcón... [more]
ALARDYCE Scottish
Scottish regional surname meaning "southern cliff". From the Gaelic all 'cliff' and deas 'southern'.
ALARIE French (Quebec)
Derived from the Visigothic given name ALARIC. This form was established in Quebec from 1681.
ALAS Estonian
Alas is an Estonian surname, derived from either "ala-" meaning "area" and "region"; or "alasti", meaning "bald" and "nude"; "alastus" means "bareness".
ALASALU Estonian
Alasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "area/region grove".
ALASI Estonian
Alasi is an Estonian surname meaning "anvil".
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