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Variant of ODELIN
, which is not to be confused with ODELÍN
as it is Spanish while the other one is French, though they could have similar origins in name.
This surname is derived from the Germanic given name Aldwin
, of which the Old English equivalent is Ealdwine
. Also compare Alden
, which is a surname that has the same etymological origins. The surname Auden was probably formed during the time of the Norman French occupation of England, as Germanic names containing -al-
usually became -au-
in Norman French... [more]
Southern French nickname from Gascon dialect audet "bird", variant of standard Occitan ausèl (modern French oiseau).
Derived from first name 'Alda' which means 'wise and experienced.'
AUDISH English (British)
Audish was first found in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire in the south of England, people who had the surname 'Audish' were wealthy landowners, thus held in high esteem.
AUERBACH German, Jewish
Topographical name for someone who lived by a stream (Middle High German bach
) that was near a swamp or marsh (auer
Aug is an Estonian surname derived from "auga" meaning "honorably".
Italian (Campania) dialect variant of Uccello
‘bird’, hence either a nickname for a diminutive, birdlike person or an occupational name for a fowler. Compare Auciello
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere
From the personal name Augustyn, Polish form of Latin Augustinus
Auk is an Estonian surname meaning "pit" or "hole".
Americanized form of Dutch Ackerman
. This was a frequent name in New Netherland in the 17th century.
Auksi is an Estonian surname derived from "auks" meaning "in honor of".
Aul is an Estonian surname meaning "long-tailed duck" (Clangula hyemalis).
Aumere is an Estonian surname derived from "aumees" meaning "gentleman".
Derived from Old Norse auðn
"wasteland, desolate place".
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Aus is an Estonian surname meaning "honest".
AUSHEV Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush surname derived from Nakh ауш (aush)
or аус (aus)
literally meaning "rock, slope", figuratively meaning "strong, solid, confident".
AUSLEY English (Modern)
Rare surname which was from an English place name in which the second element is Old English leah
"wood, clearing". The first element may be hors
"horse" (in which case the name likely referred to a place where horses were put out to pasture) or the river name Ouse (ultimately from the ancient British root ud
Ausmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "honorable land".
Originated in Germany. Means "Out of the Village". First used in the year 1135.
A variant of the surname Austin
. This exact spelling is also on the first name site.
AUTRY English, French
A habitational name from any of the places in France named Autrey or Autry. French: from the Old French personal name Audry, from Germanic Aldric ‘ancient power’.
AVAMILANO Spanish, Italian
Of Spanish origin, but probably has its roots in Italy due to the word "milano" which means Milan in Italian.
AVEIRO Portuguese, Spanish
Demonymic surname refering to Aveiro a city in middle north-eastern Portugal. A famous bearer of this surname is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Ansião.
It literally means "hazelnut grove", denoting someone who either lived near one or worked in one.
AVENA Spanish, Italian
A traditionally Spanish and Italian occupational surname for a "grain grower or merchant", or the Italian habitation surname for Avena, Calabria. Means "oats". From the Latin avēna
meaning 'oats, wild oats, straw'.
Derived from Georgian ავი (avi)
meaning "currish, severe, sullen" combined with ძე (dze)
"son" and Abkhaz аԥа (āpā)
"son". The name was most likely borne by Georgians under the spelling Avidze, which was modified with the Abkhaz suffix -ba
after migration to Abkhazia.
Derived from the Spanish town and province of Ávila, in the Old Kingdom of Castile, nowadays in the Community of Castile and León.
Galician surname referring to someone who "lives by a vineyard", from d’Aviña
, a variant of da viña
From the given name Aviv
, also meaning "spring (the season)" in Hebrew.
Norwegian habitation surname. Åsum/Aasum/Aasumb is a common place name in Scandinavia, generally referring to an ancient farm or homestead. Derived from Old Norse aas ‘hill’ + um ‘around’. Norwegian emigrants from the Åsum farm in the traditional district of Vinger (Hedmark, Norway) adopted the Anglicized spelling ‘Awsumb’ after arriving in North America in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
originally French, used to be de Ax
, meaning "from Ax", several possible places called Ax or Aix or variants.
Possibly a habitational name with the combination of ax
, a Swedish word for the fruiting body of a grain plant, and the common surname suffix -ell
Derived from Axford
, which is the name of two villages in England (one is located in the county of Hampshire, the other in Wiltshire). Both villages derive their name from Old English æsc(e)
"ash tree(s)" and Old English ford
"ford", which gives their name the meaning of "ford by the ash trees" or "a ford with ash trees"... [more]
Habitational name or topographic name from Basque ai
"slope", "hillside" + al(h)a
綾 (Aya) means "Design" and 野 (No) means "Feild". Keiko Ayano from Sword Art Online is a simple example of this surname existing, and also a notable bearer.
A variant transcription of Ayanokouji that means "Design small road".
綾 (Ayano) means "Design", 小 (Kou) means "Small, Little", and 路 (Ji) means "Road."
AYARI Arabic (Maghrebi), Persian
Derived from Arabic عَيَّار (ʿayyār)
or Persian عیار (ayyâr)
meaning "vagabond, loafer, idler" (chiefly Tunisian).
AYBAR Basque (Spanish, Rare)
Aybar Name Meaning. Spanish (of Basque origin): habitational name, in most cases probably from Aibar in Navarre, but in some cases perhaps a variant of Eibar, the name of a place in Gipuzkoa. The place names are from Basque ai 'side', 'slope' + ibar 'flood plain', 'valley'.
occupational name from Old French aillier ‘garlic seller’, from ail ‘garlic’ (from Latin allium).... [more]
From the medieval female personal name Ayleve (from Old English Æthelgifu
, literally "noble gift"), or from the Old Norse nickname Eilífr
, literally "ever-life".
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality.
From Japanese 字 (aza) meaning "a section of a village" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
AZALEA English, Indonesian, Various
From the name of the flower (see Azalea
). A notable bearer is Australian rapper Amethyst Amelia Kelly, who's better known by her stage name Iggy Azalea.
Azer or temple fire from the Zoroastrian period in ancient Persia,as a surname relates the individual to the fire maintainers at the Zoroastrian temples
Azi is actually pronounced Azīh which means "Unending, in ended father of many generations" it is named after children believed to become the origin or source of lasting families.
Means decendent of The Merchant.
This indicates familial origin within the neighborhood of Aizkoa in the Navarrese municipality of Deierri.
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama)
meaning "majesty, glory".
AZOULAY Judeo-Spanish, Northern African
Sephardic Jewish surname of disputed meaning; it may be derived from French azur
or Spanish azul
both meaning "blue" (of Persian origin), from Tamazight izîl
meaning "good, pure, sublime", or from an acronym of the Hebrew Biblical passage אִשָּׁ֨ה זֹנָ֤ה וַחֲלָלָה֙ לֹ֣א יִקָּ֔חוּ (’iš-šāh zō-nāh wa-ḥă-lā-lāh lō yiq-qā-ḥū)
meaning "They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane".
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Burgu, Province of Araba.
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
AZUSAGAWA Japanese (Rare)
Azusa (梓) means "catalpa", gawa/kawa (川) means "river", kawa changes to gawa due to rendaku. Sakuta Azusagawa (梓川 咲太) and his sister Kaede (梓川 花楓) from Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai are notable fictional characters who bear this surname.
Possibly derived from the Hebrew term סְפָרַדִּי (s'faradí)
used to refer to Jews originating from Iberia (called Sephardim or Sephardic Jews). It may also be of Greek origin from a word meaning "black, Mauritanian" or "soldier" with a connection to Middle Persian spʿh
"army" used to refer to a person of African descent or someone who worked as a mercenary... [more]