Submitted Surnames Starting with A

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ALDERSON English (Modern)
Patronymic from the Middle English forename Alder, derived from two Old English names, Ealdhere ‘ancient army’ and Æ{dh}elhere ‘noble army’. Means "son of Aldert".
ALDINGER German
Habitational name for someone from Aldingen in Württemberg.
ALDRIDGE English
habitational name from a place in the West Midlands called Aldridge; it is recorded in Domesday Book as Alrewic, from Old English alor ‘alder’ + wīc ‘dwelling’, ‘farmstead’.
ALDUATE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Urraulbeiti.
ALDUNATE Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Alduate.
ALEGHIERI Medieval Italian (Tuscan, Rare, Archaic)
It has a hard to trace meaning, but the research shows that the meaning might be "clurgyman's family" or "son of professers." People know this last name for the poet Dante Aligheri who wrote the Dievine Comedy.
ALEGRE Spanish, Portuguese
Nickname from alegre "bright, merry" (Latin alacer).
ALEJANDRO Spanish
From the personal name Alejandro, Spanish form of Alexander.
ALEKSANYAN Armenian
Means "son of Aleksan".
ALEKSEYEV Russian
Variant transcription of Alekseev.
ALEXANDEROV Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrov.
ALEXANDRA English (Rare)
Derived from the given name Alexandra
ALEXANDROV Russian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrov.
ALEXANDROVA Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrova.
ALEXANIAN Armenian
Variant transcription of Aleksanyan, meaning "son of Aleksan" in Armenian.
ALEXOPOULOS Greek
From the personal name Alexios + the patronymic ending -poulos.
ALFANI Italian
(or Alfano) three possibilities: from the German word halfer ("helper"), from a place called Alfano, which is supposed to be from the Arab al fannan ("wild donkey"), and Alfana is the name of a race (as in type) of Arab horses, so could be someone related to horses.
ALFES Jewish
Official website of the the City of Alfés (in the Province Lleida, Catalonia, Spain) says:... [more]
ALFORD English, Scottish
Habitation name found in Lincolnshire, Surrey and Somerset, England and Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The name can be derived by combining the Old English female personal name Ealdg- and -ford meaning "water crossing" or can mean "from the alder tree ford".
ALFSEN Norwegian
Norwegian cognate of ALFSSON.
ALFSTAD Norwegian (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the given name Alf and stad "city, town".
ALFVÉN Swedish (Rare)
Perhaps derived from Swedish älv "river".
ALGERIE Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the French Algérie meaning "Algeria" (referring directly to the country itself). It also refers to someone from Annaba, Algeria.
AL-GHAMDI Arabic
Means "the Ghamdi", referring to the Ghamd tribe of Saudi Arabia.
ALGOTSSON Swedish
Means "son of Algot".
ALGUS Estonian
Algus is an Estonian surname meaning "beginning".
ALHAMBRA Spanish
Refers to the Alhambra, a palace complex located in Granada, Spain. The name itself is derived from Arabic الْحَمْرَاء‎‎ (Al-Ḥamrā) meaning "the red one" or, ultimately, from Arabic أَحْمَر (ʾaḥmar) "red".
AL-HARBI Arabic
Means “belonging to war” from Arabic حَرْب (ḥarb) meaning “war, fight, battle”.
ALIMPIEV Russian
Means "son of Alimpiy", a Russian form of the Greek name Alypius.
ALIN Swedish
Variant of Ahlin.
ALIOUNE Western African, Wolof
From the given name Alioune (chiefly Mauritanian).
ALIPOUR Persian
Means "descendant of Ali (1)" in Persian.
ALIREZ Spanish (Mexican)
A protector. Rap. Loves all things Coral.
ALISTON English
Variant of Allerston, a habitational surname derived from a place so named in North Yorkshire.
ƏLIYEV Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani variant of Aliev.
ALIYEV Azerbaijani, Russian, Kazakh
Derived from the given name Ali. This surname is of Arabic origin and is used throughout Central Asia and the Caucasus.
ƏLIZADƏ Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani variant of Alizadeh.
ALIZADE Persian, Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani variant of Alizadeh.
ALIZADEH Persian
From the given name Ali (1) combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
ALIZAI Pashto
Means "son of Ali" from the given name Ali (1) combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son (of)". The Alizai are a Pashtun tribe in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
ALIZODA Tajik
Tajik form of Alizadeh.
ALJAS Estonian
Aljas is an Estonian surname. It is a corruption of "haljas" meaning "green" and "verdant".
ALJAŽ Slovene
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias, meaning "different".
ALKAIAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Lesaka.
ALKAN Turkish (Latinized, Modern)
Means "General name of saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons" and "red(al) blood(kan)" in Turkish.
AL-KASHGARI Uyghur, Arabic
Variant form of Kashgari.
ALKSNIS Latvian
Means "alder".
AL KUWARI Arabic
Mainly found in Qatar.
ALL Estonian
All is an Estonian surname meaning "below" or "beneath".
ALLAIRE Medieval French, French (Quebec), French (Huguenot)
Allaire is the name of a village in Northwestern France(Brittany) near Vannes. The name may have Breton origins. At least two separate branches of the family came to the New World in the 17th Century... [more]
ALLALA Basque
A diminutive of AYALA. The spelling was altered by Jose Maria Ayala, whose son Domingo Allala was related from his marriage to Estefana Champion-Werbisky, descendant of the Champion family from Rovigno, Croatia-Italy... [more]
ALLALI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Possibly from a shortened form of the name Abd Allah (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
ALLAM Arabic
originally an arabic name but has been used by english speakers. the name means "recognized" or "famous". in other languages it means "one who represents us" and in some languages translates as "flag"
ALLANE Scottish (Rare)
Variant of Allan
ALLEMAN French (Cajun), Spanish (Canarian), German
From the French and Spanish word for "German". Believed to have originated in the Alsace-Lorraine region. Some holders of the name migrated to the Canary Islands and are part of the larger Isleños population that settled throughout the Americas... [more]
ALLEMAND French
Means "Germany" in French.
ALLEMANN German (Swiss)
Allemann (also spelled Alleman, Allemand, Aléman, Allamont, Allemagne, Alemaye, Alemán, and Allamán) is a surname that can be found primarily in Switzerland deriving from the Latin surname, Alemannus, which refers to someone of Germanic descent, specifically from the Alamanni tribe... [more]
ALLENBACH German, German (Swiss)
Habitational name from any of several places called Allenbach.
ALLENDE Basque, Spanish
Basque surname possibly linked to the Spanish word allende of Latin origin meaning "beyond" or "besides".
ALLENDORF German
Habitational name from any of ten or more places called Allendorf.
ALLEY English, French (Anglicized)
From a Middle English personal name, Alli, Alleye, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205) make clear. This is of Scandinavian origin, cognate with Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle... [more]
ALLGEIER German
The harried officials at Ellis Island began to assign surnames based upon the pronunciation of the name by the immigrant, rather than attempting to ferret out the actual spelling. ... [more]
ALLGOOD Literature
Combination of the English words "all" and "good". It is used to denote a virtuous or heroic character in works of fiction.
ALLIK Estonian
Allik is an Estonian surname meaning "water source" or "spring".
ALLIKAS Estonian
Allikas is an Estonian surname derived from "hallikas" meaning "grayish".
ALLIKIVI Estonian
Allikivi is an Estonian surname meaning "source/wellspring stone".
ALLIKMAA Estonian
Allikmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "spring (water source) island".
ALLIKMÄE Estonian
Allikmäe is an Estonian surname meaning "wellspring hill".
ALLIKSAAR Estonian
Alliksaar is an Estonian surname meaning "spring (water source) island".
ALLIKU Estonian
Alliku is an Estonian surname, derived from "Allikas", meaning "wellspring".
ALLIKVEE Estonian
Allikvee is an Estonian surname meaning "well water" or "wellspring water".
ALLILUYEV Russian
Russian surname. The feminine form Alliluyeva was borne by Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901-1932), the second wife of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin.
ALLIN English
Variant spelling of Allen. Also a derivative of the Norman female name Adelina, based on Germanic adal, 'noble'.
ALLINGU Estonian
Allingu is an Estonian surname related to "allikas" meaning "(water) spring".
ALLIS English
From the Middle English and Old French female personal name Alis (Alice), which, together with its diminutive Alison, was extremely popular in England in the Middle Ages. The personal name is of Germanic origin, brought to England from France by the Normans; it is a contracted form of Germanic Adalhaid(is), which is composed of the elements adal "noble" and haid "brilliance, beauty".
ALLISON English, Scottish
Patronymic from a Middle English male personal name, most likely ALLEN, but other possibilities include ELLIS or of a short form of ALEXANDER. ... [more]
ALLMÄGI Estonian
Allmägi is an Estonian surname meaning "under/below mountain".
ALLOR French (Quebec)
Common Canadian spelling of the French surname Allard, reflecting the French pronunciation.
ALLOWAY English
Means (i) "person from Alloway, Alloa or Alva", the name of various places in Scotland ("rocky plain"); or (ii) from the medieval male personal name Ailwi (from Old English Æthelwīg, literally "noble battle").
ALLRED English
From the Middle English personal name Alured, a form of ALFRED, which was sometimes written Alvred, especially in Old French texts.
ALLSAAR Estonian
Allsaar is an Estonian surname meaning "below/under island".
ALLSALU Estonian
Allsalu is an Estonian surname meaning "below grove".
ALLVEE Estonian
Allvee is an Estonian surname meaning "undersea" and "underwater".
ALM Swedish
Means "elm" in Swedish.
ALMADA Portuguese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous city.
ALMAGUER Catalan
Habitational name from a place in Valencia named Almaguer.
ALMANZA Spanish
Originally indicated a person from Almanza, a city in northern Spain. The city's name itself is derived from Arabic المنزل (al-manzil) meaning "the house".
ALMÁNZAR Spanish (Caribbean)
Derived from Arabic المنظر (al manẓar) meaning "the view" or "the lookout".
ALMARZA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 localities: the Castilian municipality of Almarza, Comarca of El Valle or the Riojan municipality of Almarza de Cameros.
ALMATHRAHI Arabic (Rare)
Origin unknown, but most likely an anglicized version of 'Almathami'.... [more]
ALMATYEV Kazakh (Rare)
Derived from Almaty, the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
ALMAZÁN Spanish
Habitational name demoting someone originally from the municipality of Almazán in Castile and León, Spain. The name itself is derived from Arabic المكان المحصن (al-makān al-ḥiṣn) meaning "the fortified place" or "the stronghold".
ALMAZAN Filipino, Tagalog
Variant of Almazán used in the Philippines.
ALMAZBEKOV Kyrgyz
Means "son of Almazbek".
ALMBLAD Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and blad "leaf".
ALMENARA Spanish
Almenara in Spanish is "beacon", but it is an old kind of beacon that consisted of a fire that was lit on top of the battlements to give a signal.
ALMENDINGER German, German (Swiss)
Habitational name for someone from a place called Allmendingen, of which there are two examples in Switzerland, in Bern canton, and one in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
ALMLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and löv "leaf".
ALMOG Hebrew
From the given name Almog, means "coral" in Hebrew.
AL MOKADDEM Arabic
History: Descendants of the blessed Fatima the daughter of prophet Mohammed in the Arabian Peninsula.... [more]
ALMOND English
From the Middle English personal name Almund, from Old English Æ{dh}elmund, "noble protection" and variant of Allman, assimilated by folk etymology to the vocabulary word denoting the tree.
ALMONTE Spanish
From a place between Huelva and Sevilla. Means "the mountain".
ALMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and kvist "twig, branch".
AL-MUTAIRI Arabic
Means “the Mutairi” referring to the Mutayr (مطير) tribe of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
ALNEMY Flemish
Only know relation claims birth in East Flanders. Arabic speakers believe it may be of Syrian or Saudi Arabian origin.
ALOE Estonian
Aloe is an Estonian surname derived from "loe" meaning "north-west".
ALONTO Filipino, Maranao
Meaning uncertain, of Maranao origin.
ALOSHI Albanian
Aloshi , Aloshaj
AL-OTAIBI Arabic
Means "the Otaibi", referring to the Otaibah (عتيبة) tribe of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian peninsula.
ALPERT English, Jewish, German, Dutch
A variant of the Jewish surname Heilprin or Halpern. In German and Dutch usage, it is derived from the given name Albert. One famous bearer is Richard Alpert from the ABC TV show LOST.
ALPINI Italian
(or Alpino) possibly denoting a person from the Alpes.
ALPÍZAR Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous locality in the Andalusian province of Huelva.
AL-QAHTANI Arabic
Means "the Qahtani" in Arabic, referring to a Qahtanite person from the southern Arabian Peninsula and Yemen.
AL QATRANI Arabic
A tarrer, from 'qatrani' (tar). Most common in Yemen and Libya.... [more]
AL-SALEH Arabic
Means "the virtuous" or "the honest" in Arabic (see Salih).
AL SAUD Arabic
From Arabic سُعُود (suʿūd), the verbal noun form of سَعَدَ (saʿada) meaning "to be fortunate, to be propitious". This is the name of the House of Saud (آل سعود), the ruling Royal Family of Saudi Arabia... [more]
ALSCHEID German
Probably originally a locational surname and a place name for a village which no longer exists. Alscheid (Luxembourgish: Alschent) is a village in the commune of Kiischpelt, in northern Luxembourg. As of 2001, the village had a population of 47.... [more]
ALŠĖNIŠKIS Lithuanian
This indicates familial origin within the Belarusian village of Hal’šány, which was originally Lithuanian & named Alšėnai.
AL-SHAMI Arabic
Means "the Levantine or "the Syrian", derived from Arabic شَامِيّ (šāmiyy) meaning "Levantine, Syrian, Damascene".
AL-SHEHRI Arabic
Means "the Shehri" in Arabic, referring to a member of the Shehri (شهري) tribe of Saudi Arabia.
AL-SHISHANI Arabic, Chechen (Expatriate)
Means "the Chechen" in Arabic. This was adopted by Chechens who migrated to the Arab world from the Caucasus.
ALSON English
English surname meaning "son of all"
ALSOP English
Habitational name, now chiefly found in the Midlands, for a person from Alsop-en-le-Dale, a chapelry in the parish of Ashborne, Derbyshire. The place name itself meant "Ælle's valley" from the genitive of the Old English personal name Ælle and Old English hōp meaning "enclosed valley" (compare Hope).
ALT German, Jewish
From German alt ‘old’, typically applied as a distinguishing epithet to the older of two bearers of the same personal name.
ALTBAUER German (Austrian)
“Old farmer” from the root Bauer meaning “farmer” in German
ALTERMAN Yiddish
It literally means "old man".
ALTERS German
Shortened form of Alterstein.
ALTERSTEIN German
Means "old stone" in German.
AL-THANI Arabic
From Arabic الثاني (althani) meaning "the second". This is the family name of the House of Thani, the ruling family of Qatar.
ALTHOFF German
A surname predominantly found in Westphalia and the Rhineland region of Germany which is derived from German alt "old" and Hof (Hoff in the local dialects) "farmstead; farm; manor".
ALTMÄE Estonian
Altmäe is an Estonian surname meaning "from below hill".
ALTMAN German
Said to mean "Wise man" of German origin
ALTMETS Estonian
Altmets is an Estonian surname meaning "below forest".
ALTMEYER German
Status name for an older steward, headman, or tenant farmer, as distinguished from a younger one, from Middle High German alt ‘old’ + meier ‘steward’, ‘headman’, ‘tenant farmer’
ALTNURME Estonian
Altnurme is an Estonian surname meaning "(from) below pasture/meadow".
ALTO Estonian
Alto is an Estonian surname meaning "from below".
ALTOSAAR Estonian
Altosaar is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from the masculine given name "Alto" and "saar", meaning "island"; "Alto's island".
ALTRINGER German
Habitational name for someone from a place called Altringen or Aldingen, of which there are two in Württemberg.
ALTTOA Estonian
Alttoa is an Estonian surname meaning "from below, indoors".
ALU Estonian
Alu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "alus", meaning "fixture", "base" and "foundation".
ALUMAA Estonian
Alumaa is an Estonian surname meaning "base/foundation land".
ALUMÄE Estonian
Alumäe is an Estonian surname meaning "base/foundation hill/mountain".
ALUNURM Estonian
Alunurm is an Estonian surname meaning "base/foundation meadow".
ALUSAAR Estonian
Alusaar is an Estonian surname meaning "base/foundation island".
ALUSALU Estonian
Alusalu is an Estonian surname meaning "base/foundation grove".
ALUVEE Estonian
Aluvee is an Estonian surname meaning "base/foundation water".
ALVALLE Spanish (Latin American)
A beautiful valley in Ortona
ALVARENGA Portuguese
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous parishes.
ÁLVARES Portuguese
Patronymic meaning "son of Álvaro".
ÁLVARO Spanish
Either derived from the given name Alvaro or a variant of Alvarez.
ALVEAR Spanish
Unexplained.
ALVER Estonian
Alver is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "allvee" meaning "underwater".
ALVERSON English
Variant of Swedish Halvarsson or Alvarsson
ALVI Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic علوي (ʿalawiyy) meaning "pertaining to Ali (1)". The Alvi are a Muslim clan from India and Pakistan claiming descent from Ali ibn Abi Talib (601-661), a cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.
ALVORD English
Derived from a variation of Ælfræd.
ALWARDT German
From the personal name Adelward, composed of the Germanic elements adal ‘noble’ + ward ‘keeper’, ‘protector’.
ALYEA French (Huguenot)
Is traced back to France in 1400's. The family with this last name came over to the United States, mainly on the East Coast in the 16th century as huguenot refugees.
ALZA Spanish
Means "to rise" or simply "rise"
AL-ZAHRANI Arabic
Means "the Zahrani" in Arabic, referring to the Zahran (زهران) tribe in Saudi Arabia. The name itself is derived from Arabic زهراني (zahran) meaning "flowering, blossoming", ultimately from زَهْرَة (zahra) meaning "flower, blossom" (see Zahrah).
AMACHI Japanese
This surname is used as 天知, 天地, 天池, 天内, 雨知 or 雨地 with 天 (ten, ama-, amatsu, ame) meaning "heavens, imperial, sky", 雨 (u, ama-, ame, -same) meaning "rain", 知 (chi, shi.raseru, shi.ru) meaning "know, wisdom", 地 (ji, chi) meaning "earth, ground", 池 (chi, ike) meaning "cistern, pond, pool, reservoir" and 内 (dai, nai, uchi, chi) meaning "among, between, home, house, inside, within."... [more]
AMAGAI Japanese
This is a variation of Japanese surname Amaya. Ama means "Heaven(ly)" and Gai means "Valley".
AMAGAWA Japanese
From the Japanese 天 (ama or ten) "heaven," 塰 (ama) the title of a Noh play or 余 (ama) "complimentary" and 川 or 河 (gawa or kawa) "river."
AMAI Japanese
This surname is used as 天井 or 甘井 with 天 (ten, ama-, amatsu, ame) meaning "heavens, imperial, sky", 甘 (kan, ama.i, ama.eru, ama.yakasu, uma.i) meaning "be content, coax, pamper, sugary, sweet" and 井 (shou, sei, i) meaning "community, town, well, well crib."
AMAMIYA Japanese
Ama means "Rain" and Miya means "Shrine". A notable bearer is Sora Amamiya, a voice actress.
AMANKONA Akan
Meaning unknown.
AMANO Japanese
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heaven, sky" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
AMARASEKARA Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning “undying, immortal, imperishable” combined with शेखर (śekhara) meaning "crown, crest, wreath" or "peak, summit".
AMARASINGHE Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning “undying, immortal, imperishable” combined with सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion".
AMARI Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Ammar (chiefly Algerian).
AMARI Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 甘 (ama) meaning "sweet" combined with 利 (ri) meaning "profit, benefit".
AMARO Spanish
Originated in Italy
AMAT Catalan
From the Latin given name Amatus, meaning "beloved".
AMATANI Japanese
It's the same as the below surname 天谷 (Amaya), meaning "Heavenly Valley". This is simply the western Japanese pronunciation of it.
AMAURY French
From the given name Amaury... [more]
AMAYA Basque
Spanish: habitational name, from the name of a mountain and an ancient city in the province of Burgos, probably derived from Basque amai ‘end’ + the article suffix -a.
AMAYA Japanese
Ama means "Heaven(ly)" and "Ya" or "Gai" means "Valley",this pronunciation is used in eastern Japan,while the "Valley" part is pronounced "Tani" in western Japan.
AMBER English
This surname may be derived from the River Amber, located in Derbyshire in England.... [more]
AMBERG German, Jewish
German and possibly Jewish (Ashkenazic) habitational name from any of several settlements called Amberg (literally ‘by the mountain’), including a city in Bavaria. It could also be a topographic name of identical etymology... [more]
AMBONG Filipino, Cebuano
Denotes a type of hut or shack used as storage for food harvest.
AMBRÌZ Spanish
" Probably a variant of Asturian-Leonese Ambres, a habitational name from a village in Asturies. Also a habitational name of Ámbriz a city in Angola, Africa, mainly of Portuguese descendants. "
AMBROSE English
From the Late Latin name Ambrosius, which was derived from the Greek name Αμβροσιος (Ambrosios) meaning "immortal".
AMBROZAITYTE Lithuanian, Latvian
this name comes from far far history of lithuanian people
AMBUR Estonian
Ambur is an Estonian surname meaning "arbalist (crossbowman)"
AMEEN Urdu, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Amin.
AMEGLIO Italian
There are two hypotheses: the first is it derived from the Latin name Amelius which came from Amius, name of Etruscan origin; the other is it derived from Amali, name of a mighty Ostrogothic family, which means "virgin of the forest".
AMEMORI Japanese
"Ame" - rain. "mori" - forest.
AMER Arabic, Urdu
Variant of 'Aamir.
AMES English, German
English: from the Old French and Middle English personal name Amys, Amice, which is either directly from Latin amicus ‘friend’, used as a personal name, or via a Late Latin derivative of this, Amicius.... [more]
AMETOV Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Amet" in Crimean Tatar.
AMETSUCHI Japanese
Means "Heaven & Earth" in Japanese
AMETXAZURRA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gordexola.
AMETZAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Asparrena, the one in the municipality of Meñaka, or the one in the municipality of Zuia.
AMEZCUA Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Amezkua.
AMEZIANE Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Meziane.
AMICO Italian
Means "friend".
AMIDANE Northern African, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown; used by the native Sahrawi people of the disputed region of Western Sahara. Two known bearers are El Wali Amidane (1986-) and Elkouria Amidane (1985-), both Sahrawi human rights activists.
AMIN Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name Amin.
AMINE Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Amin (see Amin).
AMINI Persian, Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name Amin.
AMIR Hebrew
From the given name Amir (2).
AMIRI Persian, Arabic, Swahili
From the given name Amir (1).
ƏMIROV Azerbaijani
Means “son of Əmir”.
AMISSAH Akan
Meaning unknown.
AMISTADI Italian
From the Renaissance term amistade ("friendship").
AMIT Hebrew (Modern)
From a first name which means "friend", "companion", "colleague", or from a nickname given to a friendly person or a colleague.
AMITI Albanian
Meaning unknown.
AM MAGH FADA Scottish Gaelic
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous former burgh.
AMMANN German
A contraction of Ambetmann, for a court official. If there is a double "M", the origin might be Swiss.
AMMARI Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Ammar (chiefly Algerian).
AMMAS Estonian
Ammas is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "hammas" meaning "tooth", "cog" and "spike".
AMMAZZALORSO Italian
From the profession of bear hunter, meaning literally "slaughter the bear".
AMMER German, English (Rare)
This surname may be derived from Middle High German amer which means "bunting (as in the bird)." As such, it is used as a nickname for someone with a fine voice or someone who is a flamboyant dresser.... [more]
AMORE Spanish
meaning love
AMORY English, Norman
English from a Germanic personal name, Aimeri, composed of the elements haim ‘home’ + ric ‘power’. (The same elements constitute the etymology of Henry.) The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans... [more]