Submitted Surnames Starting with E

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ericsen Danish, Norwegian
Means 'Son of Eric'.
Erikson English, Swedish
Means "son of Erik". This was famously used by Icelandic explorer Leif Erikson (Old Norse: Leifr Eiríksson).
Eriksoo Estonian
Eriksoo is an Estonian surname meaning "Erik's swamp" in Estonian. However, it most likely derived from a corruption of the Swedish surname "Eriksson" that has been Estonianized.
Erin Russian
Means "son of Era".
Erixon Swedish
Variant spelling of Eriksson.
Erjanov Kazakh (Rare)
Rare variant transcription of Erzhanov.
Erk Estonian
Erk is an Estonian surname meaning "vivacious" and "lively".
Erkan Turkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and kan "blood".
Erkmaa Estonian
Erkmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "vivacious/sprightly land".
Erland English
Derived from the Swedish given name Erland.
Erlander Swedish
Derived from the personal name Erland. A famous bearer was Swedish politician Tage Erlander (1901-1985), Prime Minister of Sweden between 1946 and 1969... [more]
Erlandsson Swedish
Means "son of Erland".
Erlingsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Erling" in Icelandic.
Erlingsen Norwegian
Means "son of Erling".
Erm Estonian
Erm is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the masculine given name "Ermel", or "hermeliin" meaning "ermine" and "stoat".
Erman German (Modern), French (Modern)
Erman is a shortened French adaption of the Swiss-German surname Ermendinger, itself derived from the older surname Ermatinger, a name connected to the village of Ermatingen on the Swiss shore of Lake Constance, and came into existence during the early or middle 18th century when Jean-Georges Ermendinger (1710-1767), a Swiss fur trader from Geneva, married into a French speaking Huguenotte family... [more]
Ermatinger German (Swiss)
The surname Ermatinger derives from the village of Ermatingen on the Swiss shore of Lake Constance. It simply means "from Ermatingen".... [more]
Ermendinger German
The surname Ermendinger was derived from the older surname Ermatinger, a name connected to the village of Ermatingen on the Swiss shore of Lake Constance, and came into existence at some point during the early 17th or late 16th century when a branch of the Ermatinger family relocated from Schaffhausen, Switzerland, to Mulhouse, Alsace... [more]
Ermolaev Russian
Variant transcription of Yermolayev.
Ermolayev Russian
Variant transcription of Yermolayev.
Ernsberger German (Anglicized, Modern)
Also spelled (Ehrnsberger) has been said that a Christian Ernsberger or Ehrnsberger came to the U.S. in 1710 from Germany but i dont know from where in Germany.
Eroğlu Turkish
Means "son of the warrior" in Turkish.
Erol Turkish
From the given name Erol.
Eroll English
From a Scottish place name.
Erpingham English
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous village in Norfolk.
Erratzuriz Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous farmhouse in the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
Errenteria Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Renteria.
Errey English
This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old Norse origin, and is found chiefly in the north western counties of England, reflecting the dense settlement of Scandinavian peoples in those areas. The surname is locational, from places such as Aira Beck or Aira Force near Ullswater in Cumberland, or some other minor or unrecorded place also named with the Old Norse term "eyrara", meaning "gravel-bank stream river”.
Errill Scottish
The family originated from Errol (Arroll) in Perthshire, Scotland
Ersoy Turkish
From Turkish er meaning "man, male, soldier" and soy meaning "ancestry, descent".
Ersson Swedish
Contracted form of Eriksson.
Ertel German
South German: from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Ort-, from Old High German ort "point" (of a sword or lance)
Ervás Extremaduran
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Ervin English (American)
meaning : little hare
Erzhanov Kazakh
Means "son of Erzhan".
Erzhanova Kazakh
Feminine transcription of Erzhanov.
Esau Welsh, German
From the Biblical personal name Esau, meaning ‘hairy’ in Hebrew (Genesis 25:25).
Escañuela Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
Eschels Low German
A name common to the native inhabitants of the island of Föhr off the coast of northern Germany.
Escher Dutch, German
German habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Esch, Esche, or Eschen.
Escobar Spanish
A topographic name from a collective form of escoba, meaning 'broom' (from the late Latin, scopa), or a habitational name from either of two minor places in Santander province called Escobedo.
Escolar Spanish
From Spanish escuela meaning "school".
Escoriuela Aragonese
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Escuella Popular Culture
Based on Spanish escuela meaning "school". This was used for a character in the video games 'Red Dead Redemption' (2010) and 'Red Dead Redemption 2' (2018).
Escuintla Nahuatl
From Nahuatl Itzcuintlan meaning "abundance or place of dogs".
Escuredo Leonese
It indicates familial origin within either of 2 neighborhoods: the one in Rosinos de la Requejada and the one in Quintana’l Castiellu.
Esenyel Turkish
Potentially from the given name Esen, from esinti, "breeze; that which blows'.
Esfandiari Persian
From the given name Esfandiar.
Esguerra Spanish, Filipino
Castilianized form of Basque Ezkerra from ezker meaning "left, left-handed".
Esgueva Castilian
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous river.
Eshkol Hebrew
Means "cluster, bunch" in Hebrew.
Eskandari Persian
From the given name Eskandar.
Eskell Old Danish
Variant of Eskil, a form (found in Old Danish) of the Norse name Áskell, Ásketill.
Esko Estonian
Esko is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name). The surname is derived from "Esko", the masculine given name.
Eskola Estonian
Eskola is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Esko".
Eslami Persian
From the given name Islam.
Esler German
German: byname or occupational name for someone who drove donkeys, from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’ + the agent suffix -er.
Esmaeili Persian
From the given name Esmaeil.
Esmaeilzadeh Persian
From the given name Esmaeil combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) meaning "offspring".
Esmaili Persian
From the given name Ismail.
Espaillat Catalan, Occitan
Occupational name from Catalan espallat, in an old spelling, or directly from Occitan espaiat, espalhat, past participle of espallar meaning "to winnow", "to separate the wheat from the chaff".
España Spanish
From the Spanish word for Spain.
Espartza Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Esparza.
Espen Norwegian
From the given name Espen.
Espinal Spanish
Spanish: from any of numerous fields named Espinal or Espinar, from a collective of espina ‘thorn’.
Espíndola Portuguese (Latinized, ?)
Portuguese of uncertain origin, but possibly a topographic name or a variation of Spinola. It was taken to Portugal by an immigrant family from Genoa, Italy.
Espinosa De Los Monteros Spanish
Originating in northern Spain in the Espinosa de los Monteros municipality, it has various meanings. One meaning is that it was the surname of hidalgos who lived in Espinosa and helped the nobles get on their horses... [more]
Espírito Santo Portuguese
Means “Holy Spirit” in Portuguese.... [more]
Espíritu Spanish
From a short form of Spanish del Espíritu Santo meaning "of the Holy Spirit, of the Holy Ghost" (Latin Spiritus Sanctus), which was the second part of religious compound names formed from the bearer's given name and del Espíritu Santo... [more]
Espiritu Spanish (Filipinized)
Unaccented form of Espíritu primarily used in the Philippines.
Esplin Scottish
Scottish variant of Asplin. This was borne by the English stained glass artist and muralist Mabel Esplin (1874-1921).
Espotz Basque
This indicates familial origin within the Navarrese municipality Artzi’s eponymous neighborhood.
Espoz Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Espotz.
Esprontzeda Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
Esquerra Catalan
Means "left-handed" in Catalan.
Ess Low German, German (Swiss)
North German: topographic name for someone living on or owning land that was waterlogged or partly surrounded by water, from Middle Low German es ‘swamp’, ‘water’. ... [more]
Essam Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name 'Isam.
Essex English
From the place name Essex.
Estadella Catalan
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous hill in the municipality of Isona i Conca Dellà.
Estanislao Spanish
From the given name Estanislao
Estanislau Portuguese
Stanislav Derived from the Slavic elements stani meaning "stand, become" combined with slava meaning "glory".... [more]
Esteruelas Spanish
Possibly from the place name Camarma de Esteruelas, a village in Madrid.
Estes Welsh, Spanish, English
a popular surname derived from the House of Este. It is also said to derive from Old English and have the meaning "of the East." As a surname, it has been traced to southern England in the region of Kent, as early as the mid-16th century.
Estimé Haitian Creole, French
Means "valued, esteemed" in French.
Estopanyà Ribagorçan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Estrella Spanish
Derived from the word 'strella' meaning a star in Spanish.
Estremera Spanish
Spanish: habitational name from a place in Madrid province called Estremera.
Etcheberry Basque, English
From Basque etxe (house) and berri (new).
Etchells English (British)
This surname was a habitation name derived from the Old English word "ecels" which is roughly translated as the "dweller on a piece of land added to an estate." Alternatively, the name may have derived from the Old English word "ecan" which means "to increase."
Ethe Greek
"plural form of ethos"... [more]
Etherington English (British)
An Old English surname from Kent, the village of Etherington, which derives from the Old English "Ethel"red' ing (meaning people of, coming from) and "ton" a town/village.
Etienam Nigerian, Ibibio (?), Spanish (Caribbean, ?)
This is a name which originates from the Calabar/Akwa Ibom region of southeastern Nigeria. It means "a doer of good, or benevolent". It is also found in Spanish-speaking regions of the Caribbean such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Cuba (El Oriente) which have populations of people of Ibibio/Efik decent known as "Carabali".
Eto Japanese
江 (E) means "River, Inlet" and 藤 (To) means "Wisteria".
Etou Japanese
The same as Eto.
Ettlinger German
Deriving from Ettlingen, a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Etxague Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese localities.
Etxaide Basque
It indicates familial origin within either of 2 Navarrese neighborhoods: the one in Elizondo or the one in Anue.
Etxalar Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
Etxauri Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
Etxeberri Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous locations: the neighborhood of the municipality of Hernani (in the Comarca of Donostialdea) or the neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Arakil.
Etxegarai Basque
It literally means "hill house".
Etxekopar Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the commune of Berrogaine-Larüntze in the arrondissement of Auloron e Senta Maria.
Etxenike Basque
It literally means "small house".
Eubanks English
Topographic name for someone who lived by a bank of yew trees, from Old English iw "yew" and bank "bank".
Eugenio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Eugenio.
Euler German, Jewish
Occupational name for a potter, most common in the Rhineland and Hesse, from Middle High German ul(n)ære (an agent derivative of the dialect word ul, aul "pot", from Latin olla).
Eulogio Spanish
From the given name Eulogio.
Eunson Scottish
Patronymic derived from the given name Ewan.
Eustache French
From the given name Eustache.
Eustáquio Portuguese
From the given name Eustáquio.
Eva Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Italian, Portuguese
From the given name Eva.
Evanovich Russian
Means "son of Evan".
Évariste French
From the given name Évariste.
Evdokimov Russian
Means "son of Evdokim".
Eve English
Possibly from the given name Eve.
Even Hebrew
Means "stone" in Hebrew.
Even Khen Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of the surnames Even and Hen, which create the meaning of "precious stone".
Evenrud Norwegian, American
From the name of several farms in Eastern Norway.
Everard English
From the given name Everard
Everest English
Surname of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066, and is a locational name from "Evreux" in Eure, Normandy. The place is so called from having apparently been the capital of the "Eburovices", a Gaulish tribe.
Everingham English
Means "homestead of the followers of Eofor". From Old English eofor "boar" inga, meaning "the people of, followers of" and ham meaning "water meadow, enclosure".
Evermore English
From ever + more, meaning "at all times; all the time; forever, eternally;" Replacing evermo from Old English æfre ma.
Everson English
Patronymic from the personal name Ever. See also Evers.
Everton English
Habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Merseyside, and Nottinghamshire, so named from Old English eofor ‘wild boar’ + tun ‘settlement’.
Evesham English
Derived from the Old English homme or ham and Eof, the name of a swineherd in the service of Egwin, third bishop of Worcester.
Evloev Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush name, which is derived from Yovloy, the name of an Ingush teip (clan), which is of unknown meaning. It may be from the name of the Alans, a medieval Iranian nomadic group (the word itself derived from Sanskrit आर्य (ā́rya) meaning "noble, honourable") or from Adyghe елъы (ełăə) meaning "to sharpen" combined with елъэ (ełă) meaning "to jump over".
Evola Italian
Perhaps a topographic name from Italian ebbio, a type of plant known as danewort in English (genus Sambucus), itself derived from Latin ebullus; alternatively, it may have been a habitational name for a person from a minor place named with this word... [more]
Évrard French
From the given name Évrard.
Ewald German, Dutch (?)
From the given name Ewald.
Ewbank English
Variant spelling of Eubanks.
Ewell English
Habitation name from the town of Ewell in Surrey or from Temple Ewell or Ewell Manor, both in Kent or Ewell Minnis near Dover. Originally from Old English Aewill meaning "river source" or "spring".
Exner German (Silesian)
Variant of Oxner (see Ochsner).
Eyigün Turkish
The name means "good day". "Eyi" from Turkish "iyi" meaning "good". "Gün" meaning "day" in Turkish.
Eymer Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
This unusual surname has two origins. ... [more]
Eymor Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
This unusual surname has two origins. ... [more]
Eyre English
Derived from Middle English eyer, eir "heir", originally denoting a man who was designated to inherit or had already inherited the main property in a particular locality. The surname was borne by the heroine of Charlotte Brontë's 'Jane Eyre' (1847).
Eyüboğlu Turkish
Means ''son of Eyüp''.
Eyüp Turkish, Uyghur
From the given name Eyüp.
Eyyubov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Eyyub".
Ezekiel English
From the given name Ezekiel
Ezell American
Of uncertain origin. The name is found primarily in the southeastern United States, possibly as a variation of Israel or a form of Ezekiel.
Ezer Hebrew
Means "helping" or "to help" in Hebrew.
Ezeriņš Latvian
Derived from the word ezers meaning "lake".
Ezpeleta Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French arrondissement of Baiona.
Ezzo Medieval Italian
EZZO: " Derived from a Germanic name Azzo, based on the element z , which originates debated; between the various hypotheses are: ... [more]