Submitted Surnames Starting with D

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Del Mundo Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of the World" in Spanish. A famous bearer of this name is Fe del Mundo, a Filipino pediatrician.
Delogu Italian
Means "from/of the place", from Sardinian de "of, from" and logu "place".
Delorey French (Anglicized)
Anglicized version of Deslauriers, a topographic name for someone living among laurels, a combination of the fused preposition and plural definite article des ‘from the’ + the plural of Old French lorier ‘laurel’.
De Los Reyes Spanish
Means “of the kings” in Spanish.
Delos Reyes Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De Los Reyes primarily used in the Philippines.
De Los Santos Spanish
Means "of the saints" in Spanish.
Delos Santos Spanish (Philippines)
Variant De Los Santos primarily used in the Philippines.
Del Pilar Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of the Pilar" in Spanish.
Del Popolo Italian
Means "of the people", given to foundlings at a time when a small stipend was allotted to their maintenance by the king.
Del Pueblo Spanish
Means "of the village" in Spanish.
Del Rancho Spanish (Mexican)
Name given to a rancher or someone from a ranch.
Del Rayo Spanish (Mexican)
Means "of the lightning" in Spanish. Primarily used mostly in Mexico.
Del Rosario Spanish, Filipino
Means "of the rosary" in Spanish.
Del Rosario Spanish
Del Rosario, in Spanish and Italian languages, and do Rosário in Portuguese language (English: of the rosary) is a surname that has as its etymology, the Latin preposition, "de" meaning "of the" and the Latin noun "rosarium", meaning "rosegarden" or "garland of roses" but in this case, takes the meaning of "rosary", the Roman Catholic devotion to the Virgin Mary... [more]
Del Sol Spanish
Means "of the sun" in Spanish.
De Luna Spanish
Means "of the moon" in Spanish.
Delvecchio Italian
The surname Delvecchio is derived from the Italian word vecchi, which further derives from the late Latin word veclus, which measn old, aged, or elderly.
Del Villar Spanish
Means "of Villar" in Spanish.
Delyanov Bulgarian
Derived from the Bulgarian given name Delyan.
De Lynden Obscure
Combination of the French word de, meaning "from" and the surname Lynden, denoting someone who lived near a linden valley.
Dema Spanish
1 Spanish: unexplained; it is associated with Uesca province, in Aragon.... [more]
de Maagd Dutch
Derived from Middle Dutch maech, mage "a member of one's kin, a blood relative".
De Macedo Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "of the apple orchard" (see Macedo).
Demachi Japanese
De means ground, soil, dirt, earth" and machi means "town".
Demachi Italian
Possibly a variant of the French surname Demachy.
Demand German
from Middle Low German demant "diamond" a metonymic occupational name for either a cutter or dealer in diamonds.
Demar French, English
Combination of the French word de, meaning "from" and the Old French word maresc, meaning "marsh".
De Marco Italian
From the given name Marco.
Demaree French (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of French Desmarais.
De Maria Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Means "of Mary" in Portuguese and Italian.
Demaria Italian
Metronymic from the female personal name Maria, or name for a devotee of the Virgin Mary.
Demarmels Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the place name Marmels.
De Marni Italian
From Italy, most likely Northern Italy. One theory is that De Marni or a similar sounding name was the name of an orphanage, but it's origin is unknown.
De Martino Italian
Means "Son of Martino". A famous bearer is actor Stefano De Martino.
Demchenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Demyan.
Demegawa Japanese
From Japanese 出 (de) "out", 目 (me) "eye" and 川 (kawa) "river".
De Mel Sinhalese
Possibly derived from Portuguese mel meaning "honey".
Dementiev Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дементьев (see Dementyev).
Dementieva Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дементьева (see Dementyeva).
Dementyev Russian
Means "son of Dementiy".
Dementyeva Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Дементьев (see Dementyev).
Demerchant French (Acadian)
A name meaning "the merchant", though the spelling indicates dutch origins.
Demers French
From French meaning "of the seas". A famous bearer of this surname was Modeste Demers, a bishop in 18th century Vancouver.
De Mesa Spanish
Variant of Mesa.
Demestre French
It's an occupational word coming from Latin. It means "master". It is of French origin.
Demetrio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Demetrio.
De Metz Medieval Jewish, Medieval French
A medieval Ashkenazic French habitational name originally meaning "of Metz", from the city of Metz (now known as Mettis) in Lorraine, which was originally known as Mediomatrica, after the Gaulish tribe of the Mediomatrici... [more]
Demić Serbian, Bosnian
Derived from Turkish demir, meaning "iron".
De Michele Italian, French
An Italian and French patronymic surname, meaning "son of Michele 1".
Demidov Russian
Means "son of Demid". This was the name of a Russian industrialist family prominent in the 18th and 19th centuries. A bearer of the feminine form Demidova was Anna Stepanovna Demidova (1878-1918), a lady-in-waiting in the service of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna who acquired posthumous fame for being executed alongside her employer in 1918.
Demidtsev Russian
Derived from a diminutive of the Russian given name Demid.
DeMille French (Belgian)
Denoted a person from Hamme-Mille, a section of the municipality of Beauvechain, in the province of Walloon Brabant in Wallonia, Belgium. This surname was borne by the American filmmaker and producer Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959).
Demiraj Albanian
Means "descendant of Demir" in Albanian.
Demiral Turkish
Means "iron hands" in Turkish.
Demirbaş Turkish
Means "fixture, stock" in Turkish.
Demircan Turkish
From Turkish demir meaning "iron" and can meaning "soul".
Demirel Turkish
Means "iron hand" from Turkish demir meaning "iron" and el meaning "hand".
Demiri Albanian
It means "young bull".
Demiri Albanian
Derived from the given name Demir.
Demiroğlu Turkish
Means "son of Demir" in Turkish.
Demirtaş Turkish
Means "iron rock" from Turkish demir meaning "iron" and taş meaning "rock, stone".
Demma English
Possibly an Anglicization of the Italian surname Demma, a metronymic from the personal name Emma.
DeMont French
Variant of Dumont.
Demontigny French
habitational name with fused preposition de "from" for someone from any of several places in various parts of France named Montigny (see Montigny).
Demosthenous Greek (Cypriot)
Means "son of Demosthenes" in Greek.
Dempster Manx, English, Scottish
The name for a judge or arbiter of minor disputes, from Old English dem(e)stre, a derivative of the verb demian ‘to judge or pronounce judgement’. Although this was originally a feminine form of the masculine demere, by the Middle English period the suffix -stre had lost its feminine force, and the term was used of both sexes... [more]
Demsey Irish
Variant of Dempsey
Demski Polish
Refers to a dweller at, or near, an oak tree.
Demsky Polish, Jewish
Derived from Polish dab and demb meaning "oak", which is either a habitational name from a place with the same name or an ornamental name with reference to the tree and its qualities of strength and durability.
Demund Romansh
Variant of Demont.
Demura Japanese
The Japanese surname "Demura" (出村) consists of two kanji characters: "出" meaning "to go out" or "to leave" and "村" meaning "village" or "town." So, "Demura" could be interpreted as "from the village" or "originating from the village." However, as with many Japanese surnames, there may be variations in meaning and interpretation depending on the family's history and region.
Demuro Italian
Probably denoting someone from Muro, Basilicata. Alternately, may be a nickname from Sardinian muru "wall" or "donkey".
Demyan Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name Demyan.
Demyanenko Ukrainian
Means "son of Demyan".
Demyanov Russian
Means "son of Demyan".
Denaut French (Rare, ?)
Possibly a variant of Denault.
Denbrough Popular Culture
Surname from the fictional character "Bill Denbrough" from "IT" and "IT Chapter Two".
Denby English
Means "person from Denby", Derbyshire or Yorkshire ("farmstead of the Danes").
Dench English
Denoting someone from Denmark.
Deneen Irish
Variant of Irish Dineen.
Dénes Hungarian
From the given name Dénes.
Denham English
From the name of various places in England, most of which meant "farm in the valley" (from Old English denu "valley" + ham "homestead"). Notable bearers of the surname included John Denham (1615-1669), an English poet; British Labour politician John Denham (1953-); and British actor Maurice Denham (1909-2002).
Denholm English, Scottish
habitational name from Denholm in southern Scotland near Hawick (Roxburghshire) formerly Denham from the elements denu "valley" and ham "homestead" or holmr "island"... [more]
Denicola Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the given name Nicola 1.
Denier French, French (Swiss), English, English (British, Rare)
from Old French denier (from Latin denarius) "penny" originally the name of a copper coin or penny later a term for money in general hence probably an occupational name for a moneyer or minter... [more]
Denís Spanish, Galician
From the given name Denís.
Denisenko Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Denysenko.
Denison English
Means “son of Denis
Denisov Russian
Means "son of Denis".
Denisovich Russian, Literature
Means “son of Denis”. Used in the 1962 book "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich."
Deniz Turkish
Means "sea" in Turkish.
Denley English
Apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, probably so named from Old English denu 'valley' + leah 'woodland clearing'.
Denmark English
From the country.
Dennehy Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Duineachdha meaning "descendant of Duineachaidh", a given name meaning "humane". A famous bearer was American actor Brian Dennehy (1938-2020).
Denning English
Derived from the Old English name DYNNA.
Denning Irish
Variant of Dineen.
Denninger German
Habitational name for someone from Denning in Bavaria. Denning is related to Middle Low German denne meaning "wooded vale".
Dennings English, Irish, German
Variant spelling of Denning. A famous bearer is American actress Kat Dennings (1986-).
Dennington English
Habitational name from a place in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Dingifetuna, from the Old English female personal name Denegifu (composed of the elements Dene meaning "Dane" + gifu meaning "gift") + Old English tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement".
Denoncourt French (Quebec)
Possibly a habitational name.
Denoth Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the given name Not.
Denson English (Rare)
Meaning "Son of Dennis" or "Son of Dean"
Denton English
The surname Denton means "valley town" in Old English. ... [more]
D'entrone Italian
Italian conjugation, meaning "from within".
Den Uijl Dutch
Means "the owl" in Dutch, from Middle Dutch ule. A notable bearer was the Dutch prime minister Johannes den Uijl (1919-1987), also known as Joop den Uyl.
Den Uyl Dutch
Variant of Den Uijl, notably borne by the Dutch prime minister Joop den Uyl (1919-1987).
Denver English
English surname, composed of the Old English elements Dene "Dane" and fær "passage, crossing," hence "Dane crossing."
Denyer English
Variant of Denier.
Denysenko Ukrainian
Derived from the given name Denys.
Déodat French
From the given name Déodat.
Deodato Portuguese
From the given name Deodato.
Deoliveira Judeo-Spanish (Portuguese-style, Archaic)
Ancient Jewish family from Portugal and Cáceres and Mérida to Córdoba, the family of a famous medical rabbi.
Depardieu French
Means "of by God", derived from French pardieu meaning "by God", originally a nickname for someone who blasphemously uttered the name of God. It could also indicate a person who came from various places in France called Part-Dieu or Pardieu, for example the Lyon-Part-Dieu Business District in the city of Lyon... [more]
Depaul French
Son of Paul
De Paula Spanish
a Metronymic from the female personal name Paula and from a shortened form of Francisco de Paula a personal name bestowed in honor of Saint Francis of Paola
De Pauw Dutch, Flemish
Variant spelling of Pauw.
De Paz Spanish (Latin American)
Means "of Peace" in Spanish.
Depeder Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the given name Peder.
Depietri Italian
The distinguished surname Depietri can be traced back to the ancient and beautiful region of Piedmont. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent... [more]
De Pietro Italian
Means "son of Pietro" in Italian; variant of Di Pietro
Depikolozvane Croatian
Derived from Italian del piccolo Zuan, meaning "of little Zuan".
Deplano Italian
From Latin de plano, "of the plain, from the flat land".
Deplaz Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and Romansh plaz "plaza; place".
Depp German
Derived from Germanic depp which is a nickname for a joker (person who plays jokes on others). A notable bearer is Johnny Depp, an American actor.
Deppe German
From a pet form of the given name Dietbert or Dietmar.
De Praetere Flemish
Means "The Prattler", from or related to Middle Dutch praten "to chatter" (c. 1400), from a Proto-Germanic imitative root.
Depuoz Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and Romansh puoz "well, spring".
Derado English
We think it is Italina?
Deragisch Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and the place name Ragisch.
Derakhshan Persian
Means "bright, brilliant" in Persian.
Derbyshire English
Shire of Derby; one who came from Derbyshire, a county in England.
Derckson Swiss
Meaning: "Powerful People"
Dere Turkish
Means "creek, brook, stream" in Turkish.
Deremer Dutch
From an old personal name Terrimar, which is probably from Old High German dart ‘spear’ + mari ‘famous’
Deressa Eastern African, Amharic
From the given name Deressa.
Deresse Amharic, Ethiopian
From the given name Deresse or Deressa.
Derevyanko Russian
From Russian деревян (derevyan) meaning "wooden".
Derhodes German
We think this is German or maybe French
Derian Armenian
Patronymic from classical Armenian tēr meaning ‘lord’.
Derin Turkish
Means "deep, profound" in Turkish.
Deriu Italian
Means "of the river" in Sardinian.
Derkach Ukrainian
Means 'rattle', 'noisemaker'.
Derkum German
Dermatis Greek
The surname is derived from the Greek word for skin: derma (δέρμα).
Dermon Romansh
Derived from the given name Hermann.
Dernier French
Means Last in French
De Robespierre French
From the combined given name Robert and Pierre.
Deroboam French
unknown possibly french, family has french origins
Deroko Croatian
Croatian variant of "de Rocco".
De Roma Medieval Spanish (Rare)
A Spanish locational surname meaning “Of Rome”, perhaps for a Spaniard who lived in Rome or an Italian expat who immigrated to Spain
De Roos Dutch
From Dutch roos "rose" (see Roos).
De Rosa Italian
Derived from the given name Rosa 1.
De Rozen Dutch
A Dutch surname meaning "the roses".
Derricott English
Habitational name, possibly a variant of Darracott, from Darracott in Devon. However, the present-day concentration of the form Derricott in the West Midlands and Shropshire suggests that this may be a distinct name, from a different source, now lost.
Derry Irish, English
English variant of Deary, or alternatively a nickname for a merchant or tradesman, from Anglo-French darree ‘pennyworth’, from Old French denree... [more]
Deruelle French
Habitational name for someone who lived near a place called (la) Ruelle, for example Ruelle-sur-Touvre.
Derungs Romansh
Derived from the preposition de "of" and Latin runcare "to weed out, to thin out, to root up", referring to someone who lived near a clearing.
Dervishi Albanian
Albanian form of Darwish.
Derwent English
Originating from Derwent River in England.
Derwin English
Variant of Darwin.
De Sá Portuguese
Variant of .
Desai Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
From a feudal title derived from Sanskrit देश (desha) meaning "country, kingdom" and स्वामिन् (svamin) meaning "owner, master, lord".
Desailly French
Originally denoted a person who came from any of the various places in northern or eastern France called Sailly, which is possibly derived from Old French saillir, salir meaning "to spring", ultimately from Latin saliō... [more]
De Salvo Italian
Meaning of "De" is "From", or "Of", so probably "From Salvo".
De San Buenaventura Spanish (Archaic)
Means "of Saint Bonaventure" in Spanish.