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Jaadla is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jaataja" meaning "yea-sayer". Also, possibly a futher Estoniazation of surnames with foreign language suffixes or roots, such as "Jaakson" and "Jaanson".
Jääger is an Estonian surname meaning "game warden". Ultimately, from the German-language "jäger" meaning "hunter".
Jaago is an Estonian surname; a diminutive of the masculine given name "Jaagup".
Jaakson is an Estonian surname meaning "son of Jaak". From the Estonian masculine given name "Jaak" and the Germanic suffix "son".
Jaaksoo is an Estonian surname meaning "Jaak's swamp" in Estonian. However, it most likely derived from a corruption of the surname "Jackson" or "Jaakson" that has been Estonianized.
Jaanimaa is an Estonian surname meaning "Jaan's land"; Jaan is a masculine given name, an Estonian variant of "John".
Jaanimägi is an Estonian surname meaning "Jaan's (Jaan is a masculine give name) mountain".
Jaaniste is an Estonian name derived from the masculine given name "Jaan".
Jaansalu is an Estonian surname meaning "Jaan's (a masculine given name) grove".
Jaanson is an Estonian surname derived from the Estonian masculine given name "Jaan" and the Germanic suffix "-son"; "son of Jaan".
Jaansoo is an Estonian surname meaning "Jaan's swamp" in Estonian. However, it most likely derived from a corruption of the surname "Jansen" or "Janson" that has been Estonianized.
Jäärats is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jää" (ice)" and "ratas (wheel)".
Jäätes is an Estonian surname derived from "jäätee" meaning "ice road/causeway".
Jäätma is an Estonian surname derived from "jäätmaa" meaning "undeveloped land".
Name for someone from a place called Jabłonowo or Jabłonow, both derived from Polish jabłoń
meaning "apple tree".
JABLONSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Jablonka, Jablonna, or Jablonica, all places named with jablon
"apple tree", or the diminutive form jablonka.
An Italian surname from a compound of Ia- (from the personal name Ianni
) and the southern Italian word caruso
, which means ‘lad’ or ‘boy’.
Possibly derived as a diminutive of the given name JACK
. A famous bearer is Canadian singer-songwriter Terry Jacks, best known for his 1974 single 'Seasons in the Sun.'
JACOBI Jewish, English, Dutch, German
From the Latin genitive Jacobi ‘(son) of Jacob’, Latinized form of English Jacobs and Jacobson or North German Jakobs(en) and Jacobs(en).
"Jadwin" is said to mean "friend of a stonecutter" (Anglo-Saxon jad "stonecutter" + win or "friend.")
Denotes the original bearer hailed from the city of Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka.
Means son of the "Master-Hunter". Originally given to the son of the master-hunter in hunting camps.
English (West Yorkshire): occupational name from Middle English jagger ‘carter’, ‘peddler’, an agent derivative of Middle English jag ‘pack’, ‘load’ (of unknown origin). ... [more
A patronym, Jago is the Cornish for James but is most commonly found as a surname. It dates back to the early 13th Century.
Name for someone from a place called Jagodno, Jagodziny, Jagodzinek or Jagodziniec, all derived from Polish jagoda
Jágr is a Czech-language surname. It is related to the German surname Jäger which means "hunter" in German. It is used by the Ice Hockey player Jaromír Jágr.
Possibly from Japanese 謝 (ja)
meaning "apologise, thanks" and 花 (hana)
Jahimaa is an Estonian surname meaning "shooting/hunting land".
Jahimees is an Estonian surname meaning "hunter" (literally, "hunting man").
Jaik is an Estonian surname derived from "jäik" meaning "rigid" and "stiff".
Means "cow herd, cowman", from Kabardian жэм (žăm)
meaning "cow" and хъу (χ°)
"male, man". It traditionally indicated someone who was wealthy because they possessed a large herd of bovine.
Jalajas is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jalakas" meaning "elm" and "wych elm".
Jalakas is an Estonian surname meaning "wych elm" (Ulmus glabra).
Jalas is an Estonian surname meaning "runner", "hob" and "cradle".
Jalast is an Estonian surname derived from "jalastama" meaning "dismount" and "unhorse".
Jallai is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "jala" meaning "afoot".
Derived from Middle English Janaways
, the name for someone from the city of Genoa, Italy. A notable fictional bearer is Kathryn Janeway, the captain of starship USS Voyager on the TV-series 'Star Trek: Voyager' (1995-2001).
Possibly a respelling of French Janisset, from a pet form of Jan, a variant spelling of Jean, French equivalent of John.
Famous bearer of this surname is Dutch footballer Daryl Janmaat.
Janno is an Estonian surname (and masculine given name).
Name for someone from a place called Januszewo or Januszewice, both derived from the given name JANUSZ
Means son of Jap "Yap" related to Jacobson in the Netherlands
Habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara meaning "rockrose", "cistus".
Spanish habitational name from either of two places in the Burgos province: Jaramillo de la Fuente or Jaramillo Quemada.
Habitational name for someone from places named Jaroszewo or Jaroszowce, both derived from the given name JAROSZ
Are you near extinct or possibly extend last name, referring to the opening part of a jar.
Järve is an Estonian surname meaning "freshwater"; from "järv", meaning "lake".
Järvet is an Estonian surname derived from "järv", meaning "lake".
Järviste is an Estonian surname derived from "järv" meaning "lake".
A Polish surname meaning "Grouse". A nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
Variant spelling of JARZĄBEK
, from jarząbek meaning "grouse", presumably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
Probably a patronymic from JAMES
or any of various other personal names beginning with J-
Derived from the given name JASPER
. A famous bearer is the German existential philosopher Karl Jaspers (1883-1969).
JAUK German (Austrian)
The meaning of the name Jauk is similar to the word "acre" in English. It is a measure word for how much land an ox can plough in one day. People with the surname Jauk are likely to have descended from farmers... [more
Jaunzeme is compound from two words first jauns
meaning "new" and second zeme
meaning "land". Jaunzeme is femenine form of surname, the masculine form of surname is Jaunzems. Most famous persons with this surname are:... [more
The name of the policeman in Victor Hugo's "Les Misérables." His name was taken from the word Javert, which means "to pursue relentlessly."... [more
Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Jawory or Jaworze, named with Polish jawor 'maple', 'sycamore'.
JAWORSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Jawory or Jaworze, named with Polish jawor meaning "maple", "sycamore".
JAY English, French
Nickname from Middle English, Old French jay(e)
"jay (the bird)", probably referring to an idle chatterer or a showy person, although the jay was also noted for its thieving habits.
From Sanskrit जय (jaya)
meaning "victory, conquest" and वर्धन (vardhana)
meaning "increasing, growing".
Surname of the fictional character Norman Jayden, a character from the video game Heavy Rain.
Derived from Persian جزایر (jazâyir)
meaning "islands", of Arabic origin.
Means "little Jean" from Old French petit
"small" and the given name Jean
, originally a nickname for a small man called Jean (or applied ironically to a large man), or a distinguishing epithet for the younger of two men named Jean.... [more
Meaning "son of Jeb" of uncertain origin but likely English.
From a Norman personal name that appears in Middle English as Geffrey
and in Old French as Je(u)froi
. Some authorities regard this as no more than a palatalized form of GODFREY
, but early forms such as Galfridus
point to a first element from Germanic gala
"to sing" or gawi
"region, territory"... [more
Jehle-Romanov surname was given name of monarchical leaders over the areas of eastern Eurasia known as Russia and all Russia's yet upon revolution family erroneously reported all dead. Most family of Alexander died while remaining in Russia, while those whom escaped circa 1880 survived... [more
JELAVIĆ Serbian, Bosnian
derived from the place name Jelav
, one of the places in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.