Submitted Surnames Starting with B

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BARON English, French
From the title of nobility, derived from Middle English & Old French baron (ultimately of Germanic origin). Instead of referring to someone of rank, this surname referred to a service in a baronial household or a peasant with ideas above their station... [more]
BARON Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish surname Ó Bearáin (see Barnes).
BARONS Latvian
Means "baron".
BARQ English
Ever drank Barq's root beer?
BARR Scottish, Northern Irish
Habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland, in particular Ayrshire and Renfrewshire, named with Gaelic barr "height, hill" or a British cognate of this.
BARREAU French
Possibly a variant of Barreur, an agent derivative of barrer ‘to bar’, ‘to close or block off’, hence possibly an occupational name for a jailer or doorkeeper.
BARREIRA Portuguese, Galician
From several habitations in Galicia and Portugal, from barreira meaning "clay or loam hollow".
BARRENECHE Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Barrenetxe.
BARRENETXE Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Larrabetzu.
BARRERA Spanish, Catalan
Either a topographic name for someone who lived near a gate or fence, from Spanish and Catalan barrera meaning "barrier", or a topographic name for someone who lived by a clay pit, from Spanish barrero, derived from the Spanish word barro meaning "mud, clay".
BARRICK English
Variation of Barwick.
BARRIERE French
Occupational name for a gatekeeper, from Old French barier.
BARRINEAU French
The history of the Barrineau family goes back to the Medieval landscape of northern France, to that coastal region known as Normandy. Barrineau is a habitation name, derived from the place name Barrault, in Normandy.... [more]
BARRINGTON English, Irish
English: habitational name from any of several places called Barrington. The one in Gloucestershire is named with the Old English personal name Beorn + -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’... [more]
BARRIOS Spanish
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Spanish barrio "outlying suburb (especially an impoverished one), slum", from Arabic barr "suburb, dependent village". It may also be a topographic name for someone originating from a barrio.
BARROETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Bedia.
BARRON English
Variant of BARON.
BARROW English
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bearo, bearu "grove" or from Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, which is named with an unattested Celtic word, barr, here meaning "promontory", and Old Norse ey "island"... [more]
BARROWMAN English
A man employed in wheeling a barrow; specifically, in coal-mining, one who conveys the coal in a wheelbarrow from the point where it is mined to the trolleyway or tramway on which it is carried to the place where it is raised to the surface.
BARRUNDIA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
BARRY African
A Guinean surname meaning the family comes from the Peul, Fulani, or Foulbe ethnic groups of West Africa.
BAR SHAUL Hebrew
Combination of Bar and Shaul, with the meaning of "son of Saul".
BARSI Hungarian
Name for someone living in a village named Bars. This was the surname of American child actress Judith Barsi (June 6, 1978 - July 25, 1988).
BARSKIY Ukrainian
Means "of Bar", referring to the city of Bar in the Vínnitsya Oblast.
BARSZCZ Polish
Nickname from barszcz "beetroot soup".
BARTEK Polish, Czech, Slovak, German
Polish, Czech, Slovak, and eastern German: from a pet form of a vernacular form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (Czech Bartoloměj, Polish Bartłomiej, German Bartolomäus)
BARTHORPE English
This surname originates from the village of the same name in the East Riding of Yorkshire, likely combining the Old Norse personal name Bǫrkr with Old Norse þorp meaning "village."
BARTLETT English
From the Middle English personal name Bartelot, a pet form of Bartholomew.
BARTLEY English, American
1. English: habitational name from Bartley in Hampshire, or from Bartley Green in the West Midlands, both of which are named with Old English be(o)rc ‘birch’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’; compare Barclay... [more]
BARTMAN English
Last name Bartman is very rare but I believe it’s a English last name .Possibly variant of the last name BAUMAN
BARTOCHOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin with the village of Bartochów.
BARUTI Albanian
barut means gunpowder in Albanian
BARWICK English, German
English: habitational name from any of various places called Barwick, for example in Norfolk, Somerset, and West Yorkshire, from Old English bere ‘barley’ + wic ‘outlying farm’, i.e. a granary lying some distance away from the main village.... [more]
BAR YOSEF Hebrew
Combination of Bar and Yosef, with the meaning of "son of Joseph".
BARZELAI Hebrew
Variant form of Barzilai.
BARZELAIJ Dutch, Jewish
Dutch form (or "dutchization", if you will) of Barzilai via Barzelay. Also compare Barzilaij. This name is found exclusively in the Dutch-Jewish community, and is considered quite rare: there were only 6 bearers in 1947 and less than 5 bearers in 2007.
BARZELAY Hebrew
Variant form of Barzilai via Barzelai. A known bearer of this surname is American-Israeli musician Eef Barzelay (b. 1970).
BARZILAI Hebrew
Derived from Barzillai, the name of a character from the Talmud. His name meant "man of iron" or "iron-hearted", derived from Hebrew בַּרְזֶל (barzél) "iron".
BARZILAIJ Dutch, Jewish
Dutch form (or "dutchization", if you will) of Barzilai via Barzilay. This name is found exclusively in the Dutch-Jewish community, and is considered quite rare: there were only 112 bearers in 1947 and only 51 bearers in 2007.
BARZILAY Hebrew
Variant form of Barzilai.
BAR ZOHAR Hebrew
Combination of the surnames Bar and Zohar.
BASA Tagalog, Filipino
Very prominent name in Manila, the Philippines.
BASARABIĆ Vlach
From Basarabia. Basarabia is land of origin Vlach
BASHIMOW Turkmen
son of Bashim.
BASHUR Kurdish
Kurdish: south -means
BAŠIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from baša, a honorific term for “chief”, “boss”, “head of the family”, etc.
BASIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Basin.
BASISTA Polish, Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a double-bass player.
BASKERVILLE English
Means "bush town", from Anglo-Norman French boschet (a little bush) and ville (town).
BASKIN Jewish
Means "son of Baske", a Yiddish female personal name (a pet-form of the Biblical name Bath Seba). Baskin-Robbins is a US chain of ice-cream parlours founded in Glendale, California in 1945 by Burt Baskin (1913-1969) and Irv Robbins (1917-2008).
BASKIR Turkey/south america (Latinized, Rare)
Used by jewish families that were ranning away from anti-semites. It's meaning is 'printer'or 'pressures are...'
BASOM English
origin possible of saxon origin
BASRA Indian, Punjabi
From the name of a city in present-day Iraq, Basra (البصرة‎).
BASSETT English
From Old French basset, which is a diminutive of basse meaning "low, short". It was either used as a nickname for a short person or someone of humble origins.
BASTIAT French
Meaning of this name is unknown. Possibly derived from Sebastian The surname Bastiat was first found in Poitou, where this family held a family seat since ancient times.
BASU Indian, Bengali
Bengali form of Vasu.
BASUMATARY Indian, Bodo, Assamese
From a Sanskritized form of the Bodo name बसुमातारी (Baisamatari), which meant "mother earth" or "earthly folks". The name was originally used by landowners or landlords.
BASZOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Baszowice.
BATAWI Indonesian, Arabic
Means "Betawi" in Arabic, referring to an Indonesian ethnic group native to Jakarta. It is mostly borne by Saudi Arabian citizens of Indonesian descent.
BATEMAN English, Scottish
Occupational name meaning ‘servant of Bartholomew.’
BATEY English (?)
Originates from mostly northern England. Is the presumed given name to fishers. (With it meaning "Small fishing boat" in old English.)
BATHGATE Scottish, English
From the town of Bathgate, west of Edinburgh, Scotland. The town's name derives from Cumbric *beith, meaning 'boar' (Welsh baedd) and *gaith. meaning 'wood' (Welsh coed).
BATRA Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Of unknown meaning, based on a clan of the Hindu and Sikh Arora community.
BATRES Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
BATTISTELLA Italian
From St. John the Baptist, the first bearers of this name were devoted to this saint. Another etymology would be a patronymic from the given name Battista, anyway linked to the aforementioned saint.
BATTYE English (British)
A surname common in parts of Yorkshire. Meaning unknown.
BATUNGBAKAL Filipino
Tagalog Filipino surname meaning "iron stone", from Tagalog bato "stone" combined with bakal "iron, steel".
BAUCOM English
Variant spelling of BALCOMBE, a habitational name from West Sussex derived from Old English bealu "evil" and cumb "valley".
BAUDELAIRE French
A French surname, coming from the word "baudelaire", which is a short, broad, and curved sword used in heraldry.
BAUDRIC French (Rare)
Derived from the medieval French given name Baudric, which was a variant form of Baldéric, the French form of Baldric.
BAUDRY French
Derived from the medieval French given name Baudry, which was a variant form of Baudric, a given name that itself was a variant form of Baldéric (see Baldric). A known bearer of this surname was the French painter Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry (1828-1886).
BAUERDICK German
A surname originating from the Rhineland region of Germany. It is derived from German Bauer (Bur in the locals dialects) "farmer" and Deich (Diek and Dick in the local dialects) "levee" or Teich "pond"... [more]
BAUERSACK German
Semi-Germanized form of the Polish surname Burczak, originally derived from Polish burczec "growl; shout".... [more]
BAUGHER German
Means peasant farmer in German.
BAUMEISTER German
Occupational name for a "builder" in German; from Middle High German 'buwen' 'to build' + meister 'master'. The surname has been used in the strategy series 'Chocolatier' by PlayFirst, one bearer of this is the grandmother of Alex Fletcher in the game, Evangeline Baumeister.
BAUMFREE Dutch, American, African American
This name is clearly derived from Sojourner Truth, a former African-American slave who was born as Isabella Bomefree (but at some point the surname was changed to the more German-looking Baumfree). Although Sojourner's original owners - James and Elizabeth Bomefree/Baumfree - were apparently of Dutch descent, it is questionable whether the surname is really of Dutch origin... [more]
BAUMKÖTTER German (Modern)
From the German words 'Baum' meaning 'tree' and 'Kötter' a type of villager who dwelt in a cottage, similar to the Scottish Cotter. "Presumably a 'Baumkötter' earned money from a small orchard on their property."
BAUZON Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning unknown; of Hokkien origin.
BAVARO Italian
Ethnic name from bavaro "Bavarian" someone from Bavaria, now part of Germany, but formerly an independent kingdom.
BAVIERA Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Catalan
Means "Bavaria" in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Catalan. Indicating for someone from Bavaria a state in Germany.
BAWA Punjabi
Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan. It is also a title given to the male descendants of the first three Sikh gurus.
BAX English
Possibly a short form of Baxter, or maybe from the Anglo-Saxon word box, referring to the box tree.
BAXENDALE English
Habitational name, probably an altered form of Baxenden, a place near Accrington, which is named with an unattested Old English word bæcstān meaning "bakestone" (a flat stone on which bread was baked) + denu meaning "valley"... [more]
BAXLEY English
Variant of BEXLEY.
BAY English
From the Middle English given name BAYE.
BAY English, French, Dutch
Derived from Middle English and Old French bay, bai and Middle Dutch bay, all meaning "reddish brown". It was originally a nickname for someone with a hair color similar to that.
BAY Scottish
Reduced form of McBeth.
BAY German
From the given name Baio.
BAY Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Likely a reduced form of German BAYER.
BAYERS German
Variant of Bayer.
BAYGENTS Anglo-Saxon
The earliest recorded spelling of the surname was "Besant", "Bezant", or "Beasant", which comes from an old French word "besant", which, in turn, was derived from the Latin term "byzantius aureus". The "byzantius" or "bezant" was a gold coin named after the city of Byzantium (ancient name in BC, later named 'Constantinople' in 330 AD)... [more]
BAYLEY English
Variant of Bailey.
BAYLOR English
Possibly derived from the legal term bailor "one who delivers goods". It could also be a respelling of German name BEILER, an occupational name for an inspector of measures or a maker of measuring sticks... [more]
BAYU Indonesian
Means "wind" in Indonesian.
BAYZHANOV Kazakh
Means “son of Bayzhan”.
BAZ-OOL Tuvan (Rare)
Means "another boy" from Tuvan база (baza) meaning "also, too, another" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
BAZZATY Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ბაზი (bazi) meaning "falcon" or from a given name derived from Tatar базу (bazu) meaning "to dare" (given in hopes that a son would become a warrior).
BAZZI Arabic
Perhaps derived from an Arabic word meaning "foster brother(s)".
BEA Spanish
Habitational name from a place of this name in Teruel.
BEABER English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Bieber or Biber, from Middle High German biber ‘beaver’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way, a topographic name for someone who lived in a place frequented by beavers or by a field named with this word, or a habitational name from any of various place names in Hesse containing this element.
BEACH English
Name for someone living near a beach, stream, or beech tree.
BEACHEM English, African American
Variant of Beauchamp, reflecting its traditional English pronunciation.
BEACOM Irish
Northern Irish variant of Beauchamp.
BEAM English
From Old English beam "beam" or "post". It could be a topographic name from someone living near a post or tree, or it could be a metonymic occupational name for a weaver.... [more]
BEAMAN English
A beekeeper.
BEAR English
From the Middle English nickname Bere meaning "bear" (Old English bera, which is also found as a byname), or possibly from a personal name derived from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with this first element... [more]
BEARCUB English (American, Rare)
Surname meaning a bear cub.
BEARD English (American)
Nickname for a bearded man (Middle English, Old English beard). To be clean-shaven was the norm in non-Jewish communities in northwestern Europe from the 12th to the 16th century, the crucial period for surname formation... [more]
BEARDEN English
English habitational name, a variant of Barden, or from places in Devon and Cornwall called Beardon.
BEARN English
An old English name meaning "Son"
BEAS Spanish (Mexican)
Spanish (common in Mexico): habitational name from any of the places in Andalusia named Beas.
BEAS English
Varient spelling of the surname Bees.
BEAS German
Possibly also a variant spelling of German Bies.
BEAUCHAMP English, French
From the name of various places in France, for example in Manche and Somme, which was derived from Old French beu, bel meaning "fair, lovely" and champ, champs "field, plain".
BEAUFAY French (Rare)
In most cases, this surname is a locational surname that most likely took its name from the village of Beaufay, which is nowadays located in the Sarthe department of France. The village was called Bello Faeto, Bellofaido and Belfaidus during the Early Middle Ages, ultimately deriving its name from Latin bellus fagus (or bellum fagetum) meaning "beautiful beech tree(s)" or "beautiful beech woodland"... [more]
BEAUFORD English
Variation of Buford. It is derived from the French word "beau", meaning "beautiful", and "ford", an Old English word meaning "river crossing".
BEAUFOY French (Anglicized, Rare), English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Beaufay. Known bearers of this surname include the English astronomer and physicist Mark Beaufoy (1764-1827) and the British screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (b. 1967).
BEAUNE French
Refers to Beaune, France.... [more]
BEAUREGARD French
Habitational name from any of various places in France named Beauregard for their fine view or fine aspect, for example in Ain, Dordogne, Drôme, Lot, and Puy-de-Dôme, from beau "fair, lovely" and regard "aspect, outlook".
BEAUREGARDE French
Variant of Beauregard used by one of the main characters in Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" as well as its film and broadway adaptations.
BEAUSÉJOUR French (Rare)
Literally means "beautiful sojourn", derived from French beau "beautiful, nice, fine" and French séjour "sojourn, short stay". As such, this surname is most likely a locational surname, in that it originally referred to a scenic place to sojourn in... [more]
BEAUVAIS French
From French place names derived from "beautiful sight".
BEAUVOIR English
From the surname of Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986), a French feminist and philosopher.
BECC Medieval English
Variant spelling of Beck
BECHER German
Shortened form of Becherer as well as a surname given to for someone who distilled or worked with pitch, in which case it is derived from Middle High German bech / pech "pitch".
BECHET English
A famous bearer of this surname was Sidney Bechet (1897–1959), an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer.
BECHMANN German (Rare)
Surname denoting someone who worked with pitch, from Middle High German bech / pech "pitch" and man, a suffix which can mean "man" or simply be used as a name suffix.
BECKER English
Occupational name for a maker or user of mattocks or pickaxes, from an agent derivative of Old English becca "mattock".
BECKETT English
An Old English name simply meaning "beehive". Famous Irish playwrite Samuel Beckett bears this name.
BECKLEY English
This surname was taken from an English habitational name from any of the various places, in Kent, Oxfordshire, and Sussex, named Beckley whose name was derived from the Old English byname Becca and the Old English lēah "woodland clearing".... [more]
BECKWITH English (African)
Habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Beckwith, from Old English bece "beech" + Old Norse viðr "wood" (replacing the cognate Old English wudu).
BECQUEREL French
A notable bearer was French scientist Henri Becquerel (1852-1908) who discovered radioactivity. A becquerel (Bq), the SI unit for radioactivity, is named after him.
BECRAFT English (American)
English, variant of Beecroft. topographic name for someone who lived at a place where bees were kept, from Middle English bee ‘bee’ + croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’.
BEDDOE Welsh
Variant of Beddow.
BEDDOW Welsh
From the personal name Bedo, a pet form of Meredydd (see Meredith).
BEDFORD English
From the English county Bedfordshire and its principal city or from a small community in Lancashire with the same name. The name comes from the Old English personal name Beda, a form of the name Bede and the location element -ford meaning "a crossing at a waterway." Therefore the name indicates a water crossing once associated with a bearer of the medieval name.
BEDNÁŘ Czech
Bednář means "hooper, cooper" in Czech.
BEDNARZ Polish
Occupational name for a cooper in Polish.
BEDSAUL German
Americanized form of the German surname Petzold, which comes from a Slavic pet form of the name Peter.
BEDWORTH English
An English habitational surname from a place so named near Nuneaton, in Warwickshire, derived most likely from the Old English personal name Baeda (see Bede), suffixed with worþ, 'enclosure', denoting an enclosed area of land belonging to Baeda.
BEE English
From Middle English be meaning "bee", Old English beo, hence a nickname for an energetic or active person or a metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper.
BEECH English
Dweller at the beech tree.
BEEDEN English (British)
Probably means "from Beeden", a village near Newbury in Berkshire. Ultimately coming from either Old English byden, meaning "shallow valley", or from the pre 7th century personal name Bucge with the suffix dun, meaning "hill of Bucge".
BEEKMAN German, Anglo-Saxon
This name derives from the pre 5th century Olde German and later Anglo-Saxon word "bah" or "baecc". This word describes a stream, or as a name specifically someone who lived or worked by a stream.
BEELER English
Anglicized spelling of German BIEHLER.
BEER English, German, Dutch, German (Swiss)
Habitational name from any of the forty or so places in southwestern England called Beer(e) or Bear(e). Most of these derive their names from the West Saxon dative case, beara, of Old English bearu ‘grove’, ‘wood’ (the standard Old English dative bearwe being preserved in Barrow)... [more]
BEETHOVEN Dutch, Flemish
Combination of beeth 'beetroot' and hoven, the plural of Hof, meaning 'farm'. Beethoven is therefore 'beetroot farms'. There is a village named Betthoven in the province of Liège.
BEFFA Italian
Nickname for a practical joker, from Italian beffa "trick, prank".
BEGA Spanish
Variant of Vega.
BÉGON French
Probably from French béguin "(male) Beguin", referring to a member of a particular religious order active in the 13th century, and derived from the surname of Lambert le Bègue, the mid-12th-century priest responsible for starting it... [more]
BEGUM Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Kashmiri, Urdu, Punjabi, Turkish
From the Persian title بیگم (beygom) meaning "lady, madam", traditionally used as a royal title for Muslim females in Central and South Asia. It is the feminine equivalent of the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg).
BEH German
Possibly a variant of Boehm.
BEHAR Various
The surname Behar is of Hebrew origin and is the surname of Moroccan French runner Abdellah Behar (Born 1963)
BEHN German
From the German male personal name Behn, a shortened form of Bernhard. A famous bearer was the English novelist and dramatist Aphra Behn (1640-1689).
BEHNEN German
Derived from the given name Bernhard.
BEHR German, Dutch
German and Dutch variant of the personal name Bähr (see Baer).
BEHRENDT German
Dutch and North German surname which is a variant of Behrend.
BEHRINGER German
Habitational name for someone from either of two places called Behringen, near Soltau and in Thuringia, or from Böhringen in Württemberg.
BEIFONG Popular Culture
Surname of Toph from the American TV show "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Could be derived from the Chinese word "北方 (Běifāng)" meaning "north".
BEIHL English, German
Variant of BIEHL, a short form of BIEHLER.
BEIJERING Dutch
The name Beijering Probably comes from the other but wider spread Dutch surname, Meijering. There is'nt much info I was able to find about both surnames except that there are many diferent forms of the surname like: Beije, Beijerink, Beijeringh, Beijer, Meijer, Meijerink, Meijeringh, etc... [more]
BEILEN Dutch
Place name in The Netherlands
BEILSCHMIDT German
means "Axe Smith" in german
BEINING German
This famous surname, one of the earliest recorded in history, and recorded in over two hundred spellings from Benedicte, Benech and Bennet, to Banish, Beinosovitch and Vedyasov, derives from the Roman personal name "Benedictus", meaning blessed.
BEKANOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Bekanówka.
BEKHTI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic بخت (bakht) "fortune, chance" (see the Persian name Bakhtiar); mainly found in Algeria. A notable bearer is Leïla Bekhti (1984-), a French actress of Algerian origin.
BEKIROV Crimean Tatar
Means "son of Bekir".
BEKKER Afrikaans
bekker is a regional form of Dutch bakker which means Baker
BELALCÁZAR Spanish
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality with the coordinates 38°34′31″N 5°10′02″W.
BELFER Jewish
Occupational name from Yiddish be(he)lfer, ba(he)lfer "teacher’s assistant".
BELFIORE Italian
Means "beautiful (as a) flower", derived from Italian bel "beautiful" combined with Italian fiore "flower". Two Italian sources claim that this surname was derived from the medieval masculine given name Belfiore (which has of course the same meaning), but I can find no evidence that this was an actual given name in medieval Italy... [more]
BELGASEM Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Belkacem (chiefly Libyan).
BELGRAVE English
Aristocratic surname from French, meaning "beautiful grove"; comes from a place name in Leicestershire. A famous namesake is British polar explorer Belgrave Ninnis, who perished in Antarctica on a 1912 expedition.
BELHADI Arabic (Maghrebi)
From an Arabic name meaning "father of Hadi" (chiefly Algerian).
BELHADJ Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "son of the pilgrim", from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim" (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian). It mainly refers to a Muslim who has embarked on the Hajj to Mecca.
BELIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word belo meaning "white".
BELIKOV Russian
Derived from Russian белый (belyy) meaning "white, fair".
BĚLÍN Czech
Either a nickname from Czech bílý ‘white’ or a derivative of the female personal name Běla (which also means ‘white’), denoting the son or husband of a woman so named.
BELIN Serbian
Variant of Belan.
BELIN Yiddish
Metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Beyle meaning ‘beautiful’ (related to French belle).
BELINSKY Russian, Jewish
Habitational surname for someone from Belin in Ukraine, which may be derived from Proto-Slavic *bělъ "white".
BELKACEM Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Abu al-Qasim meaning "father of Qasim" (chiefly Algerian).
BELKALEM Arabic (Maghrebi)
This is the surname of Essaïd Belkalem (1989-), an Algerian footballer.
BELKIN Russian
Patronymic from the nickname Belka meaning "squirrel" (a derivative of bely "white", referring to the animal's white stomach).
BELLANCA Sicilian
Originally a nickname derived from Italian bella "beautiful" and anca "hip".
BELLARIA Italian
From the place name Bellaria, in Milan, Veneto, Piedmont and Sicily, these homonyms widespread throughout Italy.
BELLE English
Possibly a variant of Bell(1) or Bell(2).
BELLERS English
Name came from the son of a French Noble born in Leicestershire, England. Hamon Bellers took his last name after the Kirby Bellers (Bellars) which was the name of the land given to him by his father.
BELLET French
Comes from a derivative of bel ‘handsome’.
BELLINGHAM English
Habitational name from places called Bellingham.
BELLIZZI Maltese
A name of Maltese origin meaning "beautiful".
BELLUMUS Late Roman
Means "beautiful man" derived from the elements bellus "beautiful" and homo "man"
BELLUOMINI Italian
Variant and plural of Belluomo
BELMONDO Italian
Name of Italian origin meaning "beautiful world". Famous bearers of the name are the French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933-) and the Italian cross-country skier, twice Olympic champion and four times World champion Stefania Belmondo (1969-).
BELONGER French (Quebec)
variant of French Belanger or Boulanger