Submitted Surnames Starting with E

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EADE English (British, ?)
Originally derived from the Old English Eadwig, which meant "prosperity / fortune in war." Surname found mainly in Scotland and northern England... [more]
EAGLE English
Nickname for a lordly, impressive, or sharp-eyed man, from Middle English egle "eagle" (from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila).
EAGLEBURGER English (American)
Americanized form of German Adelberger, a habitational name for someone from a place called Adelberg near Stuttgart.
EALEY English
Variant of ELY.
EAMER French, Anglo-Saxon
This interesting and unusual surname has two possible sources. ... [more]
EAMES English
Probably from the possessive case of the Middle English word eam ‘uncle’, denoting a retainer in the household of the uncle of some important local person. Possibly also a variant of AMES.
EANES Portuguese
Variant of ANES.
EARENFIGHT English
appears in early American history in Pennsylvania and New Jerssey. Jacob Earenfight fought in the Battle of Princeton in the American Revolutionary War.
EARHART English (American)
Americanized spelling of German EHRHARDT.
EARLBAUM Ancient Germanic
Derived from Germanic eorl, meaning "earl('s)" and baum, meaning "tree".
EARLY Irish, English, American, German
Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó MOCHÁIN (see MOHAN; Gaelic moch means ‘early’ or ‘timely’), or of some other similar surname, for example Ó Mochóir, a shortened form of Ó Mochéirghe, Ó Maoil-Mhochéirghe, from a personal name meaning ‘early rising’.... [more]
EARNHARDT German
It is a name for a courageous or honorable person. The surname Earnhardt is composed of two German words meaning honor and bravery.
EARNSHAW English
Means "person from Earnshaw", Lancashire ("Earn's nook of land" - Earn from an Old English personal name meaning literally "eagle"). In fiction this surname is borne by Catherine Earnshaw, her brother Hindley and her nephew Hareton, characters in Emily Brontë's 'Wuthering Heights' (1847).
EAST English
This interesting surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century "east", east, and is topographical for someone who lived in the eastern part of a town or settlement, or outside it to the east... [more]
EASTBURN English
Habitational name from either of two places, one in Humberside and one in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English ēast, ēasten "east" and burna "stream".
EASTERBROOK English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a brook to the east of a main settlement, from Middle English easter meaning "eastern" + brook meaning "stream".
EASTLEY English
A Saxon village called East Leah has been recorded to have existed since 932 AD. (Leah is an ancient Anglo-Saxon word meaning 'a clearing in a forest'). There is additional evidence of this settlement in a survey from the time which details land in North Stoneham being granted by King Æthelstan to his military aid, Alfred in 932 AD... [more]
EATHERTON English
Probably a variant spelling of ATHERTON.
EBADI Persian
Derived from Arabic عِبَاد (ʿibād), the plural of عَبْد (ʿabd) meaning “servant, slave”.
EBANKS English
Probably a variant of EUBANKS.
EBEN English
Meaning unknown. It could be from the given name EDEN, from the place name Eden, meaning "Place Of Pleasure".
EBENEEZER English
Obtained from the given name Ebenezer
EBERHARD German (Americanized)
Americanized version of EBERHARDT.
EBERLING German (Austrian)
The surname Eberling was first found in Austria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation... [more]
EBERT German, American
Believed to be a variant of HERBERT or of EVERETT.
EBRAHIM Arabic, Persian, Maguindanao
From the given name IBRAHIM.
ECHAGÜE Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ETXAGUE.
ECHALAR Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ETXALAR.
ECHAURI Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ETXAURI.
ECHELBARGER English (American)
Americanized spelling of German EICHELBERGER.
ECKHART German
From the given name ECKHART.
ECKLAND English (Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare, Expatriate), Swedish (Anglicized, Expatriate)
Possibly a variant of ECKLUND. It might also be an anglicization of the rare Swedish surname EKLAND or of a Norwegian name derived from several farmsteads named with eik "oak" and land "land".
ECKLUND English
English spelling of Swedish EKLUND.
ECKSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name composed of the elements ek 'oak' + ström 'river', 'current'.
ECONOMOS Greek (Anglicized, Expatriate, ?)
Alternate transcription of Greek Οικονόμος (see Oikonomos), which was an occupational surname meaning "one who manages a household, steward of an estate, housekeeper" from the ancient Greek word οἰκόνομος (oikonomos), itself derived from οἶκος (oikos) "house, household" and νόμος (nomos) "law, custom".
EDDUDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of Edda". Used only by women.
EDDUSON Icelandic
Means "son of Edda". Used only by men.
EDDY American
A common surname used among people whose ancestry originates from the United Kingdom (England, Ireland and Scottland etc.) Shelia Eddy is an American who was convicted in 2014 for the murder of Skylar Neese in the state of West Virginia.
EDELSTEIN Jewish
Ornamental name derived from German Edelstein "gemstone; precious stone".
EDÉN Swedish
Possibly a habitational name from a place named with the element ed "isthmus". In some cases it could also be a shortened form of EDENIUS (a combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and the Latin suffix -enius "descendant of").
EDEVANE Welsh, Cornish
A rare Welsh surname, believed to be of Cornish origin. This surname is made up of two elements. ‘Ed’ is not a shortened form of Edward, but derives from the ancient (Old English?) ‘ead’ meaning ‘prosperity’ and/or ‘happiness’... [more]
EDGE English
Topographic name, especially in Lancashire and the West Midlands, for someone who lived on or by a hillside or ridge, from Old English ecg "edge".
EDGELL English
Probably derived from the Old English given name ECGWULF.
EDGELY English
A surname of Anglo-Saxon origin, and a place name taken from either a village in Cheshire or one in Shropshire. The name means “park by the wood” in Old English.
EDGERLY English
Habitational name from any of numerous minor places named Edgerley, Edgerely, or Hedgerley.
EDGERTON English
From a place name meaning either "settlement of Ecghere" or "settlement of Ecgheard" (see EKKEHARD).
EDIN Swedish
Variant of EDÉN.
EDMEADES English
Meant "son of Edmede", from a medieval nickname for a self-effacing person (literally "humble", from Old English ēadmēde "easy mind").
EDMINSTEIRE Scottish
john edminsteire was a person captured at the battle of dunbar in 1651 and shipped to boston in 1652 on the ship john and sarah. we can find no previous record of the edminsteire name. conjecture from f.custer edminster that did the geneology is it is a combination of french and german names and originated from people that migrated to scotland with mary queen of scots about 100 years earlier.
EDMISON English, Scottish
Patronymic surname meaning “Son of EDMUND”.
EDMISTON Scottish
Habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Ēadmund + tūn meaning "settlement".
EDMUNDS English, Welsh
Patronymic from the personal name Edmund (see Edmond).
EDMUNDSON English
Means "son of Edmund".
EDSON English
Patronymic or metronymic from EADE.
EDSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and ström "stream".
EEK Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of EK.
EEK Estonian
Possibly a corruption of Estonian leek, meaning "flame" or "blaze". Or perhaps a corruption of the Swedish word ek "oak" (see EK).
EELMAA Estonian
Eelmaa is an Estonian surname derived from "eel" maening "fore" aand "maa" meaning "land".
EELMÄE Estonian
Eelmäe is an Estonians surname meaning "fore hill".
EELSALU Estonian
Eelsalu is an Estonia surname meaning "fore grove".
EENLO Estonian
Eenlo is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "eend" meaning "protrusion", "overhang" and "jetty".
EENMAA Estonian
Eenmaa is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "salu" ("grove").
EENPALU Estonian
Eenpalu is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "palu" ("sandy heath").
EENPUU Estonian
Eenpuu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "puu" ("tree").
EENSAAR Estonian
Eensaar is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "saar" ("island").
EENSALU Estonian
Eensalu is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "salu" ("grove").
EENSOO Estonian
Eensoo is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "soo" meaning "swamp/marsh".
EENTALU Estonian
Eentalu is an Estonian name, possibly derived from "eend" (meaning "ledge") and "talu" meaning "farm".
EERO Estonian
Eero is both an Estonian surname and masculine given name.
EESIK Estonian
Eesik is an Estonian surname derived from "esik" meaning ""front" ad "vestibule" and "entry".
EESMAA Estonian
Eesmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "(a)fore land".
EESPERE Estonian
Eespere is an Estonian surname meaning "in front of (ees) homefolk/family (pere)".
EESPÕLD Estonian
Eespõld is an Estonian surname meaning "afore/ahead of field".
EESSAAR Estonian
Eessaar is an Estonian surname meaning "fore island".
EFFENDI Indonesian
Transferred use of the given name EFFENDI, which is derived from the Ottoman title افندي (efendi), ultimately from Greek αφέντης (aféntis) meaning "lord, master, boss, ruler, prince".
EFIMOV Russian
Variant transcription of YEFIMOV.
EFRATI Hebrew
From the given name Efrat.
EFRON English
Meaning unknown. This surname is famously used by actor Zac Efron.
EFSTATHIOU Greek
Possibly derived from the given name EFSTATHIOS.
EFTEMIE Romanian
Derived from the forename EUTHYMIUS.
EGAN Irish
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin (see HAGAN).
EGAWA Japanese
From Japanese 江 (e) meaning "bay, inlet" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
EGEDE Scandinavian
Derived from a place name on Sjælland containing the name element EIK meaning "oak".
EGELAND Norwegian
From the name of several farmsteads in Norway named with Norwegian eik "oak" and land "land".
EGERT German, Jewish
Variant spelling of EGGERT.
EGGERT German, Jewish
Derived from the Proto-Germanic root agi meaning "edge".
EGGLESTON English
Habitational name from a place in County Durham so called, or from Egglestone in North Yorkshire, both named in Old English as Egleston, probably from the Old English personal name Ecgel (unattested) + tūn ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.
EGIARRETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Arakil.
EGILATZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Donemiliaga.
EGNER German
From a Germanic personal name formed with the element agi ‘point (of a sword)’.
EGNER Norwegian (Rare)
From the name of a farm in Norway, of unknown origin. A known bearer was Norwegian playwright Thorbjørn Egner (1912-1990).
EGOROV Russian
Means "son of YEGOR".
EGUCHI Japanese
From Japanese 江 (e) meaning "inlet, bay" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
EGUÍA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of EGIA.
EGUÍLAZ Basque
Castilianized form of EGILATZ.
EHA Estonian
Eha is an Estonian surname (and feminine given name) meaning "dusk"; from Estonian mythology.
EHALA Estonian
Ehala is an Estonian surname meaning "sunset glow/twilight area".
EHASALU Estonian
Ehasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "dusk grove". Eha is also an common feminine given name.
EHLER German
Variant of EHLERT.
EHLERT German
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agil "edge", "point (of a sword)" + hard "brave", "hardy", "strong" or ward "guard".
EHLINGER German
Habitational name for someone from Ehlingen in the Palatinate.
EHRENBERG Jewish (Anglicized, Rare, Archaic), German
"In German it means 'mountain of honor'"
EHRENREICH German, Jewish, Yiddish
Jewish/Yiddish German ornamental surname meaning “Rich in honour”
EHRHARDT German
From a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German ēra, meaning ‘honor’, and hard, meaning ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, or ‘strong’.
EHRMANTRAUT German
A Latinized joining of the German words irmin(world, all-encompassing) and trud(strength)
EICH German
German from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near an oak tree. In some cases, it may be a habitational name for someone from any of several places named with this word, for example Eiche or Eichen, or for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an oak.
EICHELBERG German
Habitational name from any of various places, notably one southeast of Heidelberg, named from Middle High German eichel meaning "acorn" + berc meaning "mountain", "hill", or topographic name for someone who lived on an oak-covered hill.
EICHELBERGER German
Habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg.
EICHHORN German, Jewish
German topographic name for someone who lived on or near an oak-covered promontory, from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’ + horn ‘horn’, ‘promontory’. German from Middle High German eichhorn ‘squirrel’ (from Old High German eihhurno, a compound of eih ‘oak’ + urno, from the ancient Germanic and Indo-European name of the animal, which was later wrongly associated with hurno ‘horn’); probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a squirrel... [more]
EICHHORST German (East Prussian)
Prussian in origin. Brandenburg area
EICHLER Upper German
South German variant of EICH, the -ler suffix denoting association. "eager"
EIDE Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eið "isthmus".
EIDSNESS Norwegian (Expatriate)
From Old Norse eið "isthmus" and nes "headland". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EIERMANN German
Occupational name for an egg collector or dealer in eggs, from Middle High German ei 'egg' + man 'man'.
EILAND German
Topographic name for someone who lived on or owned property surrounded by water, from Middle High German eilant, "island"
EILEEN Literature
From the given name EILEEN.
EIN Estonian
Ein is an Estonian surname derived from "eine" meaning "meal" and "refreshments".
EINASTE Estonian
Einaste is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "eine", meaning "meal". Possibly also from the German surname "Einmann".
EINGEWEIDE German
A German surname meaning "guts" or "viscera".
EINHORN German
Derived from German Einhorn (Middle High German einhorn) "unicorn", denoting someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a unicorn.
EINSTEIN German, Jewish
From German ein meaning “one” and stein meaning “stone”; also a habitational name from any of the various locations from Middle High German einsteinen meaning “to enclose or surround with stone”... [more]
EIRÍKSDÓTTIR Icelandic
Means "daughter of EIRÍKUR" in Icelandic.
EIRÍKSSON Icelandic
Means "son of EIRÍKUR" in Icelandic.
EIRIS Ancient Irish (Latinized)
Its meaning That is fruitfulness or fertility. It comes from the Irish name Eire Or Eriu (Erin, Eirinn). Another ancient name is Ivernia (Hibernia or Iverni) and its meaning is the green and fertile lands.
EIRIZ Portuguese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Paços de Ferreira.
EISA Arabic
From the given name ISA (1).
EISELE German
From a short pet form of the personal name Isenhart, from Old High German isan ‘iron’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. From Isenlin, a compound of Middle High German isen ‘iron’ + the hypocoristic suffix -lin, hence a nickname for a blacksmith, ironworker, or dealer in iron.
EISEN German, Jewish
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an ironworker or smith, or an ironmonger, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’, German Eisen. It may also have been used as a nickname, with reference to the strength and hardness of iron or to its color, while as a Jewish name it was also adopted as an ornamental name from modern German Eisen ‘iron’ or the Yiddish cognate ayzn.
EISENBERG German, Jewish
Means "iron hill" from German isen meaning "iron" and berg meaning "hill".
EISENBERGER German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of the several places called Eisenberg. As a Jewish name it is also an ornamental name.
EISENHAUER German
Occupational name meaning "iron cutter" where Eisen- means "iron" and -hauer means "hewer". The verb 'hew' being less well used in English than in earlier times, but still understood to mean cut, such as in hewing tree limbs... [more]
EISENHOWER German
Americanized spelling of German EISENHAUER.
EISNER German, Jewish
Occupational name for an ironworker, smith, or ironmonger, from an agent derivative of Middle High German īsen and German Eisen, meaning ‘iron’ (see EISEN).
EISSA Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name ISA (1).
EIST Estonian
Eist is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the Germanic "eist"; ultimately from Latin "Aesti". The modern endonym for "Estonia" in the Estonian language is "Eesti".
EIT Estonian
Eit is an Estonian surname meaning "old woman", "crone" and "hag".
EJERCITO Filipino
From Spanish ejército meaning "army". A notable bearere was Joseph Ejercito Estrada (1937-), the 13th president of the Philippines.
EJIOFOR Western African, Igbo
Means "one who acts in good faith" in Igbo. A famous bearer is British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor (1977-).
EJIRI Japanese
江 (E) "Inlet,River" and 尻 (Jiri) "Behind ,Rear".
EKBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and berg "mountain".
EKDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and dal "valley".
EKDAL Swedish
Variant of EKDAHL.
EKE Swedish (Rare)
Variant of EK.
EKERN Norwegian (Rare)
From Old Norse ekra "meadow, field". This was the name of a farmstead in Norway.
EKHOLM Swedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and holm "islet"
EKICI Turkish
Means "planter, farmer" in Turkish.
EKLAND Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and land "land". A famous bearer is Swedish actress Britt Ekland (b. 1942), but in her case, the name is a variant of EKLUND.
EKLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
EKMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and man "man".
EKSI Turkish
Ekºi means "sour" in Turkish.
EKSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and ström "stream, river, current".
EKVALL Swedish
Composed of Swedish ek "oak" and vall "field, pasture".
EL ALAOUI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the ALAOUI" in Arabic.
ELAM English
English habitational name for someone from a place called Elham, in Kent, or a lost place of this name in Crayford, Kent. The first is derived from Old English el ‘eel’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’... [more]
EL AMARI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the AMARI", from the Arabic given name AMMAR. Mainly found in Morocco.
ELAMKUNNAPUZHA Malayalam (Rare)
Elamkunnapuzha is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala.... [more]
EL AMRANI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the AMRANI", from the given name IMRAN (chiefly Moroccan).
ELANDER Swedish
Combination of an unexplained first element and the common Swedish surname suffix -ander (originally from Greek aner, andros "man").
ELARDO Italian
Possibly from a variant of the given name Ilardo, which may be a form of the Germanic name ADALHARD (see also ILARDI).
ELBAZ Judeo-Spanish, Arabic
Alternate transcription of ALBAZ.
EL BECHIR Western African
Means "the BECHIR", derived from the given name BASHIR. This surname is mainly used in Mauritania.
ELCANO Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ELKANO.
ELDEN English
Variant of ELDON.
ELDESSOUKY Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Dessouky" in Arabic, most likely referring to the city of Desouk in northern Egypt.
ELDON English
Habitation name from the Old English personal name Ella- and -don from dun meaning "hill."
ELEANOR French
Derives from the given name ELEANOR. Not popular as a last name.
ELEFTHERIOU Greek (Cypriot)
Means "son of ELEFTHERIOS" in Greek. A famous bearer is the Greek-Cypriot singer Eleftheria Eleftheriou, who represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.
ELENBAAS Dutch
Reinterpretation of Elenbos or Elebaers, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements alja ‘other’ or agil ‘point or edge (of a sword)’ + berht ‘bright’.
ELESTIAL English (British, Modern, Rare)
First used as a surname in September 2000, first appearing on a birth certificate in July 2009. Meaning "protected by angels"; the origin is an adopted surname from a type of quartz crystal, often referred to as a new millennium crystal... [more]
ELEXALDE Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of several eponymous localities.
ELFORD Medieval English
From the Old English personal name Ella, from the word oelf meaning "elf" or from the Old English alor/elre, meaning "alder tree." The name in full would mean "alder tree by a ford" or "Ella who lives by a ford".... [more]
ELFVING Swedish
Possibly a combination of an obsolete spelling of Swedish älv "river" and the suffix -ing (ultimately from Proto-Germanic -ingaz) meaning "coming from, belonging to, descending from"... [more]
ELGETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ELGEZABAL Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zornotza.
ELGUETA Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of ELGETA.
EL HACHIMI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the HACHIMI" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan).
EL HAJJ Arabic
Means "the pilgrim" in Arabic.
EL HAMDI Moroccan
Derived from the Arabic given name HAMDI and translates to "The Hamdi".
EL HANI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the Arabic given name HANI and translates to "The Hani".
ELHASSAN Northern African, Arabic
From Arabic حَسُنَ (ḥasuna) meaning "to be good, to be beautiful" (chiefly Sudanese).
ELIÁŠ Czech, Slovak (?)
Derived from the given name ELIÁŠ.
ELIAS Greek, Catalan, Portuguese, English, Welsh, German, Dutch, Jewish
Derived from the medieval given name ELIAS. Compare ELLIS.
ELIASSEN Norwegian, Danish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELIASSON Swedish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELICH German, American
Surname meaning "noble" from edelik or edelich. Notable bearer is professional ice hockey player Matt Elich.
EL IDRISSI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the IDRISSI" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan).
ELIE American
From Rembrandt and Giacomo Elie, professional footballers for Genoa FC and Juventus FC.
ELIMELECH Hebrew
Means "My God is a King" in Hebrew.
ELIO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese locality.
ELIS Medieval English
A transition of the given name
ELISABELAR Basque
Meaning prairie or meadow of the church. It's a surname of the christian inspiration.
ELIYAHU Hebrew
From the given name ELIYAHU.
ELIZABELAR Basque
The Basque surname Elizabelar or De Elizabelar means "meadow of the church,". It's a surname that belongs to Celtic families. The Basques come from the ancient Celtic ethnic group (Celtic tribe) in the Pyrenees called (named) the baskunes or the barskunes (the people of the above).
ELIZABETH American
From the given name Elizabeth.
ELIZABETHSON English (Rare)
Means “son of Elizabeth”.
EL JAOUHARI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "the JAOUHARI" in Arabic, Jaouhari being derived from Arabic جوهر (jawhar) "jewel, precious stone, gem, essence" (see JAWAHIR)... [more]
ELKANO Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Eguesibar.
ELKAYAM Hebrew
Means "God is exist" in Hebrew. From the words el, "God" and kayam, "exist".
EL KHATTABI Moroccan
Derived from the Arabic given name KHATTAB and translates to "The Khattabi". A famous bearer is Rifian political/military leader Abdelkrim El Khattabi.
EL KHOURY Arabic
Means "the priest" from Arabic خوري (ḵūriyy).
EL-KHOURY Arabic
Alternate transcription of EL KHOURY.
ELKINS English
Patronymic of Elkin.
ELL Medieval
This name derives from the Medieval given name Elis first recorded in the 1220 Pipe Rolls of Middlesex "Elis de Adham". The ultimate origin of the name is the Hebrew, Elisha or Elijah (meaning "Jehovah is God")... [more]
ELLEFSEN Norwegian
Means "son of ELLEF".
ELLENBERG German, Jewish, German (Swiss)
Derived from two municipalities and a village called Ellenberg in Germany. As an ornamental name, it is derived from German ölenberg, literally meaning "olive mountain".
ELLENDER English
English variant of Allender.
ELLENDER German
Respelling of German Elender, a nickname for a stranger or newcomer, from Middle High German ellende ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, or a habitational name for someone from any of twenty places named Elend, denoting a remote settlement, as for example in the Harz Mountains or in Carinthia, Austria.
ELLENDER English
A nickname for a stranger or newcomer, from Middle High German ellende ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, or a habitational name for someone from any of twenty places named Elend, denoting a remote settlement, as for example in the Harz Mountains or in Carinthia, Austria.
ELLENS English
Metronymic from ELLEN (1).
ELLERHOFF German
This name means "Black Alder Tree Courtyard" and was inspired by a tree in a yard at the family farm in Nettelstedt, Germany.
ELLERMAA Estonian
Ellermaa is an Estonian surname, most likely an Estoniazation of the German surname Ellermann.
ELLERVEE Estonian
Ellervee is an Estonian surname meaning "Eller water", but of undetermined origin. Possibly from the German "Eller". Possibly a corruption of the surname "Ellerbee" or "Ellerby".
ELLIK Estonian
Ellik is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "hellik" meaning "sensitive" and "tender".
ELLINGHAM English
Habitational name from places so named in Hampshire, Northumbria, and Norfolk. The first of these is named from Old English Edlingaham ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Edla’, a personal name derived from a short form of the various compound names with a first element ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’; the others may have the same origin or incorporate the personal name Ella (see ELLINGTON).
ELLINGSEN Norwegian
Means "son of ELLING".
ELLINGSON Norwegian
The name Ellingson came from Norway and was spelled ELLINGSEN but then it was changed to fit with more common English spelling. Ellingson most likely came from the son of Elling but may have more meanings.
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