Submitted Surnames Starting with B

 more filters...
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BŁEŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin anywhere within a cluster of 3 Kuyavian villages in Gmina Izbica Kujawska: Błenna, Błenna A, or Błenna B.
BLESSED English
From a medieval nickname for a fortunate person. This surname is borne by British actor Brian Blessed (1936-).
BLEUZEN Breton
Derived from the feminine given name Bleuzenn.
BLEWETT English
From a medieval nickname for a blue-eyed person or one who habitually wore blue clothing (from Middle English bleuet "cornflower" or bluet "blue cloth").
BLIN Welsh
The same as Blaen, a point, the inland extremity of a valley. Blin also signifies weary, troublesome.
BLINOV Russian
Russian surname, derived from the word "блин" (pancake).
BLINOVA Russian
Feminine form of BLINOV.
BLISS Medieval English, Medieval English (Anglicized)
Originally a nickname for a cheerful person, derived from the Old English blisse, meaning "gladness" or "joy." Another origin of the surname is habitional, coming from from the village of Blay in Calvados (modern-day Normandy), spelled as Bleis in 1077, or from the village of Stoke Bliss in Worcestershire, first known as Stoke de Blez, named after the Norman family de Blez.... [more]
BLISSETT English
A different form of BLESSED. A bearer of this surname is Luther Blissett (1958-), a Jamaican-born English footballer ("Luther Blissett" has been used since 1994 as a cover name for activists engaging in anti-cultural establishment polemics and spoofs on the internet and elsewhere).
BLITSTEIN German, Jewish
Stein is the German word for stone.
BLITZ German
This surname is presumed to be coming from a nickname for a fast runner or a quick tempered person, from German blitz(er) meaning "lightning" (ultimately from Middle High German blicze.)
BLITZSTEIN German, Jewish
Blitz is the German word for lightening and stein is the German word for stone.
BLIXT Swedish
From Swedish blixt "lightning, flash".
BLIZZARD English
A different form (influenced by blizzard "heavy snowstorm") of BLISSETT.
BLOCH Jewish
Regional name for someone in Central Europe originating from Italy or France, from Polish "Włoch" meaning "Italian" (originally "stranger / of foreign stock"), ultimately derived – like many names and words in various European languages – from the Germanic Walhaz.
BLOCK Jewish
Variant of BLOCH.
BLOEM Dutch
Means "flower" in Dutch.
BLOEMENDAAL Dutch
Dutch cognate of the German surname BLUMENTHAL.
BLOKHIN Russian
Russian surname
BLOMKVIST Swedish
Variant of BLOMQVIST. Mikael Blomkvist is a fictional character in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series.
BLOMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish blom "bloom, flower" and qvist, an archaic spelling of kvist "twig".
BLONDER Dutch
Occupational name for a brewer.
BŁOŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Błonie, a place named with błonie meaning "meadow".
BLOOD English
Evidently from Old English blod ‘blood’, but with what significance is not clear. In Middle English the word was in use as a metonymic occupational term for a physician, i.e. one who lets blood, and also as an affectionate term of address for a blood relative.
BLOOD Welsh
Anglicized form of Welsh ap Llwyd ‘son of Llwyd’.
BLOOD English
Derived from the Old English byname Blīþa (meaning "happy, blithe").
BLOODGOOD English (American), Dutch (Americanized)
Anglicized form of Dutch Bloetgoet. The progenitor of the American Bloodgood family was Francis Bloodgood, a 17th-century Dutch emigrant to Flushing, Queens, New York, originally named Frans Jansen Bloetgoet.
BLOODSWORTH English
Variant spelling of BLOODWORTH.
BLOOM English
Metonymic occupational name for an iron worker, from Middle English blome ‘ingot (of iron)’.
BLOOM Swedish
Variant of BLOM.
BLOOM Jewish (American), Dutch
Americanized spelling of BLOEM and BLUM.
BLOOMFIELD English
This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and is a locational name from either of the two places thus called in England, one in Staffordshire, and the other in Somerset, or it may be a dialectal variant of Blonville (-sur-Mer) in Calvados, Normandy, and hence a Norman habitation name... [more]
BLOOMINGDALE Jewish (Americanized)
Americanized form of German BLUMENTHAL or its Dutch cognate BLOEMENDAAL.
BLOUNT English
Variant of BLUNT.
BLOW English
From a medieval nickname for someone with a pale complexion (from Middle English blowe "pale"). This surname was borne by English composer John Blow (1649-1708) and British fashion editor Isabella Blow (original name Isabella Delves Broughton; 1958-2007); additionally, "Joe Blow" is a name used colloquially (in US, Canadian and Australian English) as representative of the ordinary uncomplicated unsophisticated man, the average man in the street (of which the equivalent in British English is "Joe Bloggs").
BLUEBERRY English
From the name of the fruit, or a combination of BLUE and BERRY.
BLUEWELL English
Combination of BLUE and WELL.
BLUFORD English, American (South)
Possibly an English habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. The name occurs in records of the 19th century but is now very rare if not extinct in the British Isles. In the U.S. it is found chiefly in TX and TN.
BLUHM German
German alternate spelling of the Italian surname, BLUM meaning flower.
BLUMBARG Yiddish
It literally means "bloom barrow".
BLUME German, English
Could be from the Jewish surname BLUM of from Swedish BLOM. It could also be from the English word bloom.
BLUMENBERG Jewish
Ornamental name composed of German Blume "flower" and Berg "mountain, hill".
BLUMENKRANTZ German, Jewish
Means "flower-wreath" in German.
BLUMREISINGER German (Anglicized)
Meaning "flower raiser". See also BLUM.
BLUMSHTEYN Yiddish
Original Yiddish form of BLUMSTEIN.
BLUNT English
From the Old French word blund which means "blonde, fair". It also coincides with the Middle English word blunt or blont meaning "dull". A famous bearer is Emily Blunt, a British actress.
BLUTH German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Middle High German bluot, German Blüte ‘bloom’, ‘flower head’. ... [more]
BLYTHIN Welsh
Recorded as Blethin, Bleythin, Bleything, Blythin, and others, this is a surname which has Welsh royal connections. It derives from the Ancient British personal name "Bleddyn," translating as the son of Little Wolf... [more]
BO Italian
Variant of BOVE.
Norwegian
Variant of BØE. A notable bearer is Norwegian biathlete TARJEI Bø (b. 1988).
BOAKYE Akan
Meaning unknown.
BOATFIELD English
Occupational name for a person who worked on the deck of a ship.
BOB French
From the given name BOB.
BOBE English
derived from the nickname boebel
BOBECK Swedish, German, Jewish, Slavic
A respelling of the Swedish Bobäck, an ornamental name composed of the elements bo meaning "farm" and bäck meaning "stream".... [more]
BOBIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobin or Bobino.
BOBOLA Polish
From a derivative of bób meaning 'bean'.
BOBROWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobrowa, Bobrowo, Bobrowce, or Bobrowiec.
BÓBSKI Polish
Possibly derived from the Polish word bób, which means "broad bean".
BOCCHINO Italian
The Italian family name is classified as being of nickname origin. The most obvious are those names which are based on a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the initial bearer. In this particular instance, according to the author Emedio De Felice, the family name Bocchino derives from "bocca", meaning "mouth", in turn derived from the Latin word "bucca".De Felice states that this family name may not only have arisen from a nickname which described the mouth in a literal sense, since "bocca" in a figurative sense designated such things such things as intelligence and veracity.... [more]
BOCK German, Upper German, Jewish, English
Altered spelling of German Böck (see Boeck) or BACH.... [more]
BOCORNY Brazilian (Latinized, Rare)
Brazilian corrupted form of POKORNY.
BOĆWIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masurian villages.
BODEMAN German
Bodeman is an occupational name meaning "adherent of the royal messenger".
BODÉN Swedish
Possibly a combination of Swedish bod "shed, shack, small building" and the common surname suffix -én (originally a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of"). Also a possible habitational name from places named with Bod-.
BODEN German, Low German
Patronymic from the personal name BODE or a topographic name for someone living in a valley bottom or the low-lying area of a field. From Middle High German boden "ground, bottom".
BODEN Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó BUADÁIN.
BODEN English
Possibly a variant of BALDWIN.
BODI French
The United State Version of Bodi is an alteration of the French name Baudin. The name also has roots from Hungary.
BODILY Anglo-Saxon
A habitational name from the parish of Budleigh, near Exeter in Devon or Baddeley Green in Staffordshire. From the Old English budda, meaning "beetle" and leah, meaning "wood" or "clearing", also known as a glade... [more]
BODIN French, English
Derived from Old French personal name BODIN or a variant spelling of BAUDOUIN.
BODIN German
Probably derived from various Germanic personal names beginning with Bod- "messenger", or from the habitational name Boddin, name of several places in Mecklenburg and Brandenburg.
BODIN Swedish
Variant of BODÉN.
BODKIN English
From the medieval male personal name Bowdekyn, a pet-form of BALDWIN.
BØE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse býr "farm, village, settlement" or búa "to reside".
BOEING English (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of German Böing. This was the surname of American industrialist William Boeing (1881-1956) who founded The Boeing Company, a manufacturer of airplanes.
BOEKHOUT English
Probably a habitational name from the village Boekhoute in northern Belgium, close to the border to The Netherlands.
BØEN Norwegian
Habitational name from the common farm name Bøen, simply meaning "the farm" (ultimately derived from Old Norse býr "farm, village, settlement" and the definite article -en).
BOEN Dutch
Occupational name for a bean grower, from Middle Dutch bone, boene "bean".
BOESEL German
Habitational name, from Bösel
BOETTCHER German
Occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German botecher, bötticher, bütticher, an agent derivative of botech(e), bottich, bütte "vat", "barrel".
BOGDÁN Hungarian
From the given name BOGDAN.
BOGDAN Romanian, Croatian
From the given name BOGDAN.
BOGDANOWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the given name BOGDAN.
BOGDANSKI Polish
Habitational name for a person from "Bogdanowo" or "Bogdanka" or any other places with Bogdan in it in Poland.
BOGHOSIAN Armenian
Means "son of BOGHOS".
BOGLE Scottish, Northern Irish
From a medieval Scottish and Northern Irish nickname for someone of scary appearance (from Middle Scots bogill "hobgoblin").
BOGUSŁAWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Boguslaw or Boguslawice, from the personal name BOGUSŁAW (composed of Slavic Bog "God" and slav "glory").
BOHANNON Irish (Anglicized)
Irish anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhachanáin, a double diminutive of buadhach ‘victorious’
BOHART English (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
BOHR Danish (Rare)
Variant of BÄHR or BAAR. A notable bearer was Danish physicist Niels Bohr (1885-1962).
BOIKOV Bulgarian, Russian
Variant transcription of BOYKOV.
BOIS French, German
From French bois "forest"
BOITEUX French, Breton
From a Breton nickname meaning "lame".
BOJĀRS Latvian
Derived from the Slavic title boyar.
BOJE Dutch
Variant of BOYE.
BOLAJI Nigerian
This surname is very common in Nigeria. Possibly taken from a word in one of the Nigerian tribes languages.
BOLAR Spanish
Topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of soil of a particular type known as tierra bolar.
BOLATOV Kazakh
Means "son of BOLAT".
BOLD German, English
English: nickname from Middle English bold ‘courageous’, ‘daring’ (Old English b(e)ald, cognate with Old High German bald). In some cases it may derive from an Old English personal name (see Bald)... [more]
BOLDING English, German
Patronymic from Bold as a personal name.
BOLDING Danish
Habitational name from a place so named in Jutland.
BOLDT German
From the Germanic personal name BALDO, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’.
BOLDY Scottish
This is a name for someone who lived in Peeblesshire.
BOLEN English
Variant of BULLEN.
BOLEN Czech, Polish
From a pet form of the given names BOLESLAV, BOLESŁAW or BOLEBOR.... [more]
BOLEWSKI Polish
Comes from the given name BOLESŁAW, also a name for a person who comes from Bolewice or other places starting with -Bolew in Poland.
BOLEYN English
Franciscanized form of "Bullens", a Dutch surname meaning "son of Baldo (meaning "strong")".
BOLIBRUCH Slovak
This name is a last name in the Slovak region.
BOLIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word bol, meaning "pain, ache".
BOLKIAH Various
Used in Brunei
BOLLAND Scottish
Not sure.
BOLLARD French
From a personal name composed of the Germanic elements boll "friend", "brother" + hard "hardy", "strong".
BOLLARD English, Irish
According to MacLysaght, this surname of Dutch origin which was taken to Ireland early in the 18th century.
BOLLING English, German
nickname for someone with close-cropped hair or a large head, Middle English bolling 'pollard', or for a heavy drinker, from Middle English bolling 'excessive drinking'. German (Bölling): from a personal name BALDWIN
BOLLINGER German (Swiss)
Habitational name for someone from any of three places called Bollingen, in Schwyz, Württemberg, and Oldenburg, or from Bohlingen near Lake Constance (which is pronounced and was formerly written as Bollingen).
BOLLOQUI Basque
Means "mill place."
BOLLORÉ Breton
Bolloré derives from bod which means bush and lore which means laurel in Breton
BOLOTO Filipino, Maranao
Means "rainbow" in Maranao.
BOLT Danish, German
Variant of BOLDT.
BOLT English
From Middle English bolt meaning "bolt", "bar" (Old English bolt meaning "arrow’). In part this may have originated as a nickname or byname for a short but powerfully built person, in part as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts... [more]
BOLTZ German
May designate a creator of bolts for crossbows or bowmen. May also be a short form of BALDWIN
BOMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish bo (noun) "nest, farm, dwelling" and man "man".
BOMBA Portuguese, Spanish, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak
From bomba "bomb", (Latin bombus), hence probably a nickname for someone with an explosive temperament, or a metonymic occupational name for an artilleryman.
BOMENGEN English (American), Norwegian (Rare)
Name created from during immigration from Norway to the United States in either the late 19th or early 20th century meaning, "The farm with the big gate."
BONACCI Italian
"Bona" comes from the Italian for good, "Buona" and "cci" is ancient Latin form for "man." Thus, "the good man." A derivation of FiBonacci, or "son of Bonacci." Was the name of the famous mathematician, Leondardo de Pisa: Leonardo of Pisa is now known as Fibonacci pronounced fib-on-arch-ee short for filius Bonacci... [more]
BONAL French
This is a surname formed from the Latin root "bonus" (= good) and the Germanic "wald" (waldan = govern). Bonwald meaning good governor.
BONANNO Italian
From the medieval personal name BONANNO, an omen name meaning "good year". Mainly found throughout southern Italy.
BONANUNZIO Italian
Combination of bon which means 'good' + the given name NUNZIO.
BONAPARTE Italian (Rare), French (Rare), Judeo-Italian (Rare), American (Rare), Caribbean (Rare)
Variant and French form of BUONAPARTE. This is also a Jewish surname. A notable bearer was Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1820), who ruled as Emperor of France from 1804 through 1814 and again briefly in 1815, who was of Italian (Tuscan) ancestry... [more]
BONAR Scottish, Northern Irish
From a medieval nickname for a courteous or good-looking person (from Middle English boner "gentle, courteous, handsome"). A notable bearer of the surname was Canadian-born British Conservative politician Andrew Bonar Law (1858-1923), prime minister 1922-23.
BONAR Irish
A "translation" of Irish Gaelic Ó Cnáimhsighe "descendant of Cnáimhseach", a nickname meaning literally "midwife" and ostensibly a derivative of Gaelic cnámh "bone".
BONATTI Italian
Comes from the pesonal name 'Bona' which is derived from Latin 'bonus', which means 'great'.
BONAVENTURE French
French cognate of BONAVENTURA
BONDE Swedish, Old Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse bóndi "farmer". Used as both a last name and a (rare) given name in Sweden (see BONDE for the given name and BONDESSON as an example of a patronymic derived from this name)... [more]
BONDE English
Variant of BOND.
BONDE Norwegian (Rare)
From a farm named Bonde, named with Old Norse bóndi "farmer" and vin "meadow".
BONDESSON Swedish
Means "son of BONDE", or possibly "son of a farmer".
BONDIA Catalan
Bondia is a Catalan surname. It means 'good day' or 'good morning'.
BONDOC Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog bundok meaning "mountain".
BONERA Italian
Bresciano surname. From a medieval name.... [more]
BONES English
Derives from bon, "good" in Old French.
BONGARD German, French
In german a rhenish place name "Obstgarten" (orchard).... [more]
BONGIORNO Italian
Italian from the medieval personal name Bongiorno (composed of bono ‘good’ + giorno ‘day’), bestowed on a child as an expression of the parents’ satisfaction at the birth (‘it was a good day when you were born’).
BONGIOVANNI Italian
Comes from the personal name GIOVANNI composed of the elements bon ‘good’ + Giovanni, Italian equivalent of John
BONGIOVI Italian
Comes from the given name GIOVI, combination of bon 'good' + Giovi.
BONIADI Persian (Rare)
Most likely derived from Persian بنياد‎‎ (Bonīād), the name of a village in the Bushehr Province of Iran. A notable bearer is Iranian-American actress NAZANIN Boniadi (1980-).
BONIFACIO Portuguese, Spanish
From the given name BONIFACIO.
BONILLA Spanish
From the area of Spain of the same name
BONJOVI Italian
Variant of BONGIOVI, a famous bearer of this name is Jon Bon Jovi.
BONNAR Irish, Gaelic
Translation of the Gaelic "O'Cnaimhsighe", descendant of Cnaimhseach, a byname meaning "Midwife
BONNEMAISON French
Literally means "good house", derived from French bonne "good" and French maison "house". As such, this surname is most likely a locational surname, in that it originally either referred to someone who lived in a good house (probably more like a mansion) or to someone who was born in (or lived in) the place Bonnemaison, which is nowadays located in the Calvados department of France... [more]
BONO Italian
Variant of DE BONO.
BONOMINI Italian
Patronymic or plural form of BONOMO.
BONSALL English (British)
This is a locational name which originally derived from the village of Bonsall, near Matlock in Derbyshire. The name is Norse-Viking, pre 10th Century and translates as 'Beorns-Halh' - with 'Beorn' being a personal name meaning 'Hero' and 'Halh' a piece of cultivated land - a farm.
BONSOR French
Bonsor is from French origin mean good day Bon soir
BONUS French, German, Dutch
Humanistic Latinization of vernacular names meaning ‘good’, for example French Lebon or Dutch de Goede
BONUŠ Czech
From a pet form of the personal name Bonifác, Czech form of Bonifacio.
BOOK English (British, Anglicized)
Likely an anglicized form of BUCH or BUCK.
BOOKE American
American variant of the German name BUCHE meaning "beech" in reference to the beech tree. Notable bearer is the actor SORRELL Booke (1930-1994).
BOOKER English
English occupational surname meaning "maker of books."
BOOMHOUWER German, Dutch
Boomhouwer, means "Cutter of Trees", or "The one who hews trees", having Boom translating into "tree", houw meaning to "hew" or to "cut", and er meaning "the one who".... [more]
BOONE Dutch
Variant of BOEN.
BOORMAN English
This surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and may be either a topographical name for someone who lived in a particularly noteworthy or conspicuous cottage, from the Olde English pre 7th Century "bur", bower, cottage, inner room, with "mann", man, or a locational name from any of the various places called Bower(s) in Somerset and Essex, which appear variously as "BUR, BURE" and "Bura" in the Domesday Book of 1086... [more]
BOOT English, Dutch, German
English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of boots, from Middle English, Old French bote (of unknown origin).... [more]
BOOTHROYD English
Possibly from the Old English booth meaning "hut, shack" and royd meaning "clearing (in the woods)".
BOOTS English, Dutch, German
A variant of BOOT meaning "shoemaker" in English or "boatman" in Dutch or German.
BOOTY English
Means butt. Usually big and round.There are also two of them.
BOOTZ Dutch
A Dutch surname meaning a "nickname for a ridiculous person" or a variant of BOOT
BORÁK Czech
Habitational name for someone from one of many places named with bor meaning "pine forest"; alternatively from a short form of the personal names Dalibor or Bořivoj, containing the element -bor meaning "battle".
BORBAK-OOL Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan борбак (borbak) meaning "round, rounded, spherical" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
BORCHA Aragonese
Proper, non-Castilianized form of BORJA; it indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
BORCHERT German, English
Variant of Borchardt (see BURKHARD).
BORDEAUX French
City in France.
BORDNER German
A variant spelling of Bartner, a job name for a battle axe maker.
BORECKI English
Habitational name for someone from a place called Borek or Borki, from bór "pine forest".
BOREMAN Dutch
Dutch: variant of BORNEMAN. ... [more]
BORÉN Swedish
Combination of an unknown first element and the common surname suffix -én (originally from Latin -enius "descendant of"). Also possible habitational name derived from places named with Bor-, such as Borås, Borensberg, and Borlänge... [more]
BOREN German
Of unclear origin, most likely a variant of the German surname BORN.
BORG Maltese
Derived from Arabic بُرْج (burj) meaning "castle, citadel, (stone) tower".
BORGEDALEN Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Norwegian borg "fortification, castle" and dal "valley".
BORGES Portuguese, Spanish
Possibly from Old French burgeis meaning "town-dweller" (see BURGESS). Alternately, it may have denoted someone originally from the city of Bourges in France.
BORGO Italian
Borgo is an Italian surname, which means 'village' or 'borough'.
BORISOVA Bulgarian, Russian
Means "daughter of BORIS". It is the feminine form of BORISOV.
BORISOW Ukrainian
The origin of this name comes from Ukraine, the original name being Borisov.
BORISYUK Russian
Russian transcription of BORYSYUK.
BÖRJESSON Swedish
Means "son of "BÖRJE".
BORKOWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Borki, Borkowice, or Borek, all named with Polish bór 'pine forest', or from Borków, which derives from the personal name Borek + the possessive suffix -ow.
BORMAN Dutch, Low German, English
Dutch and North German: variant of BORMANN. ... [more]
BORMANN German
This surname is presumed to be a variant of Bornemann, which is made up of Middle Low German born meaning "spring" and man meaning "man," denoting someone who lived by a spring or a well.
BORN German, English
A topographical name indicating someone who lived near a stream, from the Old English "burna, burne". Alternatively, it could be contemporarily derived from the modern English word "born". Possible variants include BOURNE, Burns and BOREN.
BORN Maltese
Not to be confused with the German surname BORN.
BORNE English, French, Dutch
1. English: variant spelling of BOURNE. ... [more]
BORNEMAN Dutch
1. Respelling of German BORNEMANN. ... [more]
BORNEMANN Low German
North German: topographic name denoting someone who lived by a well or spring, from Middle Low German born ‘spring’, ‘well’ + man ‘man’.
BOROI Romanian
Meaning unknown.
BOROWICZ Polish
Patronymic from a pet form of Borowy, or from Borzyslaw, Bolebor, or some other personal name formed with the element bor ‘to fight’.
BORRESEN Danish
The Danish surname Borresen has two origins. Boerresen is composed of -sen 'son' + the given name Boerre, the modern equivalent of Old Norse Byrgir 'the helper' (from proto-Indo-European root BHER- 'to carry, bear')... [more]
BORSHEIM Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Norway: Borsheim in Rogaland and Børsheim in Hordaland. Borsheim is a combination of an unknown first element and Norwegian heim "home", while Børsheim is a combination of Old Norse byrgi "fence, enclosure" and heim.
BORSOK Russian, Jewish, German (Austrian)
Pronouced "Boar-sook"... [more]
BORTNICK Ukrainian, Jewish
Occupational name for a beekeeper, Ukrainian bortnik.
BORYSOVA Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of BORYSOV.
BORYSYUK Ukrainian
Means "son of BORYS".
BOS Dutch
"Forest, Woods"... [more]
BOSHNJAKU Albanian
Meaning unknown.
BOSLEY English
English habitation surname derived from the Old English personal name Bosa and the Old English leah "clearing, field". It's also possibly a variant of the French surname Beausoleil meaning "beautiful sun" from the French beau 'beautiful, fair' and soleil 'sun'... [more]
BOSNEANU Romanian
Meaning “Bosnian” or person from Bosnia in Romanian
BOSNIĆ Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian
Means ''from Bosnia''.
BOŠNJAK Croatian, Serbian
Derived from "Bošnjak", for someone who has their roots in Bosnia. This surname is rare in Bosnian Muslims.
BOSO Italian
From the medieval personal name Boso, from a Germanic personal name derived from a pejorative nickname meaning ‘leader’, ‘nobleman’, or ‘arrogant person’. Compare Dutch Boos.
BOSS English
From an originally French term meaning "hunchback".
BOSSER Breton
Bosser means butcher in Breton.
BOSSIER French
Occupational name for a cooper, from an agent derivative of Old French bosse 'barrel'.
BOSTON English
Habitational name from the town Boston in Lincolnshire, England. The name means "BOTWULF’s stone".... [more]
BOSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bo "dwelling, home" and ström "stream, river".
BOSTWICK English
From an English surname which was from a lost or unidentified place name. The second element is clearly Old English wic "outlying (dairy) farm".
BOSWACHTER Dutch
Dutch for "forester."
BOSWELL French (Anglicized)
"The name Boswell is an Anglicization of the name of a French village: Boseville (Beuzeville)". This was a village of 1400 inhabitants near Yvetot, in Normandy. (from “A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames”, by Charles W. Bardsley, New York, 1901)... [more]
BOTEZATU Romanian
Means "baptized."
BOTHWELL Scottish
Also N Irish... [more]
BOTKIN Russian
This was the surname of EVGENIY Botkin ( 1865 - 1918) who was the Russian court physician. He remained loyal to the family of Tsar Nicholas II Romanov when the revolution occurred and followed them into exile in Siberia... [more]
BOTROS Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
From the given name BOTROS.
BOTTING English, Dutch
Patronymic from BOTT, an Old English personal name of unknown origin.
BOUALEM Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "father of ALAM" (see BOUALEM); mainly found in Algeria.
Apply this search to the main name collection