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KAALEstonian
Kaal is an Estonian surname meaning "scale", "balance" and "weight".
KAANTurkish
From the given name Kaan.
KAʻANĀʻANĀHawaiian
This Hawaiian surname means The Black Magic.... [more]
KAAREstonian
Kaar is an Estonian surname meaning "arc" or "arch".
KAARMAAEstonian
Kaarmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "arc/curve land".
KABACIŃSKIPolish
The surname Kabaciński is a habitational name for someone from a place called Kabaty, in Warszawa voivodeship. It is also a derivative of the nickname Kabat.
KABARIAIndian, Muslim
Means "greengrocer".
KABEJapanese (Rare)
Ka ("Increase,Step Up"), ... [more]
KABIRBengali (Muslim), Nigerian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim), Afghani, Persian
From the Arabic كَبِير (kabīr) meaning "big, large, great" (see Akbar).
KABIRIPersian
From the Arabic كَبِير (kabīr) meaning "big, large, great".
KABUTOJapanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 甲, 兜, 加太, 甲頭, 加部東 or 鹿伏兎 with 甲 (ka, kan, kou, kinoe, kabuto) meaning "A grade, armour, carapace, first class, former, high (voice), instep", 兜 (to, tou, kabuto) meaning "headpiece, helmet", 加 (ka, kuwa.eru, kuwa.waru) meaning "add(ition), Canada, include, increase, join", 太 (ta, tai, futo.i, futo.ru) meaning "big around, plump, thick", 頭 (zu, to, tou, atama, kashira, kaburi, -gashira) meaning "head", 部 (bu, -be) meaning "bureau, class, copy, department, part, portion, section", 東 (tou, higashi) meaning "east", 鹿 (rou, ka, shika) meaning "deer", 伏 (fuku, fu.su, fu.seru) meaning "bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes), prostrated" or 兎 (tsu, to, usagi) meaning "hare, rabbit."... [more]
KACHELGerman
Occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German kachel "pot", "earthenware vessel".
KACKLEYGerman
Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kächele (see KACHEL).
KACZANOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Kaczanów or Kaczanowo, named with Polish kaczan meaning "cob".
KACZMAREKPolish
From the word karczma meaning "inn", this would have designated someone who worked in an inn or their relatives.
KACZORPolish
From the Polish word kaczor, meaning "duck".
KADAKEstonian
Kadak is an Estonian surname derived from "kadakas", meaning "juniper".
KADAKASEstonian
Kadakas is an Estonian surname meaning "juniper".
KADALIPPEstonian
Kadalipp is an Estonian surname meaning "gauntlet".
KADENGerman
Habitational name for someone from Kaaden in North Bohemia, or any of several other places called Kaden.
KADOKAWAJapanese (Rare)
Kado means "Gate" and Kawa means "River". This surname means "Gated River".
KADOMATSUJapanese (Rare)
Kado ("Gate") + Matsu ("Pine Tree").
KADOSHHebrew
Means "holy" in Hebrew.
KADOSHIMAJapanese (Rare)
I don't want to assume it's rare but it's definitely uncommon. Kado means "Gate" and Shima means "Island".
KADOTAJapanese (Rare)
Kado means "Gate" and ... [more]
KADYROVChechen, Uzbek, Tajik, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Turkmen, Crimean Tatar
Means “son of Kadyr”. Notable bearers include father and son Ramzan (1951-2004) and Akhmad (1976-) Kadyrov, former President and current President of the Chechen Republic, respectively.
KADZIELPolish
Given by female royal for safe escort
KAEREstonian
Kaer is an Estonian surname meaning "oats".
KAETSUJapanese
From Japanese カ (Ka) meaning "power" or "temporary", and 悦 (etsu) meaning "ecstasy, joy, rapture". Together, it can also mean "pleasure"; or... [more]
KAFKAAmerican (Rare)
Czech and Jewish (Bohemia): from kavka 'jackdaw', which is a type of bird; traditionally a nickname or surname.
KAGAJapanese
From the Japanese 加 (ka) "increase," "step up" and 賀 (ka or ga) "congratulation."
KAGAMINEJapanese, Popular Culture
From the Japanese (kagami) meaning "mirror" and (ne) meaning "sound".
KÄGUEstonian
Kägu is an Estonian surname meaning "cuckoo" (Cuculus canorus).
KAHANANUIHawaiian
From the given name Kahananui.
KAHNGerman
Kahn is the German word that means, in informal contexts, "small boat." It is also a Germanized form of the Jewish surname Cohen
KAHRAMANTurkish
Means "hero" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian قهرمان (qahramân).
KAHUEHawaiian
From the given name Kahue.
KAHYATurkish
means butler in Turkish
KAIBAJapanese
Kai means "ocean,harbor" while Ba means "leaf" and possibly others. {this might need further research}
KAIGLEREnglish (American)
Americanized spelling of Kegler.
KAIMIŅŠLatvian
Means "neighbour".
KAINEEnglish
Variant of Caine.
KÄITEstonian
Käit is an Estonian surname meaning "operation" and "duty".
KAIYŌJapanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 回 (e, kai, ka.eru, mawa.shi-, -mawa.shi, mawa.su, -mawa.su, -mawa.ri, mawa.ru, -mawa.ru, motoo.ru) meaning "game, revolve, round" and 陽 (you, hi) meaning "daytime, heaven, male, positive, sunshine, yang principle."... [more]
KAJALIndian, Gujarati, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit कज्जल (kajjala) meaning "collyrium, lotion" or "ink, soot", though it also refers to kohl, a dark powder used as a eye makeup.
KAJIJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "wind". This is the last name of famous Japanese voice actor from Tokyo Japan, Yūki Kaji.
KAJITANIJapanese
Rare Japanese surname, roughly meaning "to add to the field; extend field boundaries".
KAJIURAJapanese (Rare)
Kaji means "Wind" and Ura means "Seacoast, Bay". A notable bearer is Yuki Kajiura, a musician and producer that has worked for different anime series. A similar surname is Chiura.
KAJIWARAJapanese
Written with characters meaning ‘oar’ and ‘plain’, this name is found mostly in western Japan.
KAKIJapanese
From Japanese 柿 (kaki) meaning "persimmon".
KAKIHARAJapanese (Rare)
From Japanese 柿 (kaki) meaning "persimmon" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain". A notable bearer of this surname is voice actor Tetsuya Kakihara (柿原 徹也 Kakihara Tetsuya, 1982-).
KAKIMURAJapanese
Kaki means "Persimmon" and Mura means and it could mean "Village" or "Hamlet", which is usually smaller than a village.
KAKINUMAJapanese
Kaki means "Persimmon" and Numa means "Swamp".
KAKITAJapanese (Rare)
From Japanese 柿 (kaki) meaning "persimmon" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
KAKKEstonian
Kakk is an Estonian surname meaning both "cake" and "owl".
KAKTIŅŠLatvian
Derived from the word kakts meaning "nook, corner".
KAKUJapanese
Kaku must mean "Draw", because the full name "Kaku Michi" means "Draw Path". It got kinda popular due its meaning.
KAKUTANIJapanese
From Japanese 角 (kaku) meaning "corner" and 谷 (tani) meaning "valley".
KALAEstonian
Kala is an Estonian surname meaning "fish".
KALANDERGerman
Status name for the chairman or a member fraternity that held meetings on the first of each month, from Latin ad calendas.
KALASHNIKUkrainian
Means "Maker of Kalaches" kalach is a type of bread.
KALAWAIʻAHawaiian
From the given name Kalawaiʻa.
KALDAEstonian
Kalda is an Estonian name, meaning "shore".
KALDOJAEstonian
Kaldoja is an Estonian name meaning "longshore creek".
KALDREEstonian
Kaldre is an Estonian surname derived from "kald-", meaning a "sloping" or "slanting incline".
KALDVEEEstonian
Kaldvee is an Estonian surname meaning "sloping/inclined" ("kald") "water"" ("vee").
KALECroatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kale, meaning "castle, fortress".
KALEBCroatian
Possibly rom the name Caleb.... [more]
KALEVRussian
Russian, from the elements Kal and -ev ("of"), therefore meaning "of Kal." Kal may be a shortened element of a Russian given name or place name.
KALINIĆCroatian, Serbian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
KALINSKAPolish
emailconnect9@yahoo.com.au... [more]
KALITAIndian, Assamese
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Hindu caste in the Indian state of Assam.
KALJUEstonian
Kalju is an Estonian surname, meaning "cliff". "Kalju" is also a masculine given name.
KALJUJÄRVEstonian
Kaljujärv is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff lake".
KALJULAIDEstonian
Kaljulaid is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff islet".
KALJUMÄEEstonian
Kaljumäe is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff hill".
KALJUOTSEstonian
Kaljuots is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff ("kalju") "end/tip" ("ots").
KALJURAAGEstonian
Kaljuraag is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff willow".
KALJURANDEstonian
Kaljurand is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff beach".
KALJUSTEEstonian
Kaljuste is an Estonian surname derived from "kalju" meaning "cliff" and "Kalju", a masculine given name.
KALJUVEEEstonian
Kaljuvee is an Estonian surname meaning "cliff water".
KALKEstonian
Kalk is an Estonian surname meaning "heartless", "callous" and "harsh".
KÄLLSwedish
From Swedish källa "source (of a stream of water)", ultimately derived from Old Norse kelda.
KALLAIndian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, meaning "priest".
KALLANIndian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of Kalla.
KALLASEstonian
Kallas is an Estonian surname, meaning "shore".
KALLASTEEstonian
Kallaste is and Estonian surname meaning "seaside" or "seashore".
KALLIOFinnish
Means "rock" in Finnish (as in a formation of solid rock, not a piece of stone). Common, is in the top 50 surnames. Kyösti Kallio was the fourth president of Finland.
KALLISEstonian
Kallis is an Estonian surname meaning "darling", "sweetheart", or "beloved".
KALLWEITGerman (East Prussian)
East Prussian German (and thus heavily Lithuanian influenced) name meaning "smith; blacksmith; farrier", derived from Old Prussian kalt "to forge; to hammer" and Old Prussian kalweitis "the village smith".
KALMEstonian
Kalm is an Estonian surname derived from "kalme", meaning "burial mound" and "kalmistu", meaning "cemetery".
KALMUSEstonian
Kalmus is an Estonian surname meaning "sweet flag (a waterside plant; Acorus calamus)".
KALNIEKSLatvian
Derived from the word kalns meaning "mountain".
KALOGEROPOULOSGreek
Means "son of the monk" in Greek, derived from Greek καλόγερος (kalógeros) "monk, friar".
KALPGerman, Jewish
From Middle High German kalp ‘calf’, German Kalb, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who reared calves.
KALSIPunjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Meaning unknown. Kalsi is a clan to Sikhs while it is a sub-caste to Lohars.
KALTHOFFGerman
German (Westphalian): habitational name from a place named as 'the cold farm', from Middle High German kalt "cold" + hof "farmstead", "manor farm’, "court".
KAMAEstonian
Kama is an Estonian surname; from "kama", a food made of finely milled flour.
KAMAKAHawaiian
From the given name Kamaka.
KAMALIAZADPakistani, Persian
It's derived from the words Kamali meaning "Ascetic's blanket" & aazaad meaning "free or independent", or even kamaal-i-aazaad meaning "perfection of the free, or independent".
KAMATIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani
Means "people who work in soil" from काम (kām) meaning "work, task, labour" combined with मिट्टी (miṭṭī) meaning "soil, earth".
KAMATAJapanese
From the Japanese 鎌 (kama) "sickle," 蒲 (kama) "reedmace," or 釜 (kama) "cooker" and 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy" or 多 (ta or da) "many."
KAMBANFaroese, Ancient Scandinavian, Ancient Celtic, Ancient Irish
Likely from Old Irish cambán "crooked one". This was the surname of Grímur Kamban, the legendary first settler in the Faroe Islands according to the Færeyinga saga. This name is still borne by a handful of people in the Faroe Islands today.
KAMBLEIndian, Marathi, Telugu, Konkani
Occupational name for a weaver of blankets, derived from Marathi कंबल (kãmbal) meaning "blanket".
KAMEIJapanese
Japanese surname meaning "turtle well". It is written as 亀井. A bearer of this surname is Eri Kamei. She is a member of the Japanese pop group Morning Musume. (1988-)
KAMENASHIJapanese
Means "turle pear" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 亀 (turtle) and 梨 (pear).
KAMENOVBulgarian
Means "son of Kamen".
KAMINAGAJapanese (Rare, ?)
I am a descendant of the Fujiwara clan and Asano clan and Minamoto clan and Emperor Seiwa.
KAMINOJapanese
Related to the name UENO.
KAMIŃSKAPolish
Feminine form of Kamiński.
KAMIYAJapanese
From the Japanese 神 (kami, kan or shin) "god" and 谷 (ya or tani) "valley."
KAMIYAMAJapanese
Kamiyama (written: 神山 lit. "god mountain" or 上山 lit. "upper mountain") is a Japanese surname.
KAMMGerman
It's origins are of German descent, meaning "comb"
KAMORIJapanese
Ka means "Increase, Step Up" or "Congratulation" and Mori means "Forest".
KAMOTOJapanese
This surname is used as 加本, 嘉本, 家本, 賀本, 下元, 嘉元 or 賀元 with 加 (ka, kuwa.eru, kuwa.waru) meaning "add(ition), Canada, include, increase, join," 嘉 (ka, yoi, yomi.suru) meaning "applaud, esteem, praise," 家 (ka, ke, ie, uchi, ya) meaning "expert, family, home, house, performer, professional," 賀 (ga, ka) meaning "congratulations, joy," 下 (ka, ge, o.riru, kuda.saru, kuda.ri, kuda.ru, sa.garu, sa.geru, shita, shimo, moto) meaning "below, descend, down, give, inferior, low," 本 (hon, moto) meaning "book, main, origin, present, real, true" and 元 (gan, gen, moto) meaning "beginning, former time, origin."
KÄMPESwedish
From Swedish kämpe "fighter".
KAMPRADSwedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish surname of German origin. A notable bearer is Ingvar Kamprad (1926-2018), a Swedish business magnate and the founder of IKEA. The "K" in IKEA stands for Kamprad.
KANAEstonian
Kana is an Estonian surname meaning "hen" and "chicken".
KANAREKJewish (Anglicized, Modern)
Originally from Canary, as in the Canary Islands.
KANBARAJapanese
From Japanese 神 (kan) meaning "god, deity, spirit" and 原 (bara) meaning "field, plain".
KANBAYASHIJapanese
From the Japanese 上 (kan, kami or ue) "upper," "above," 管 (kan) "tube," "canal," 官 (kan) "authorities," "government" or 神 (kan, kami or shin) "god" and 林 (bayashi or hayashi) "forest," "woods," "grove."
KANBEJapanese
It's written as Kan meaning "God, Deity" and Be meaning "Door".
KÄNDEstonian
Känd is an Estonian surname meaning "stump".
KANDAJapanese
Means "divine rice paddy", from Japanese 神 (kan) meaning "god, deity, spirit" and 田 (da) meaning "field, rice paddy".
KANDHALIndian, Gujarati
People with the last name of "Kandhal" are commonly descendants of Rao Kandhal who belonged to the "Rathore" clan of Rajputs (warrior class) in India. "Rao" is a royal title. Rao Kandhal was younger brother of Rao Jodha who founded the princely state of Jodhpur in western Rajasthan, India... [more]
KANDTGerman
Probably from Middle High German kant meaning "jug" (from Latin olla cannata meaning "pot with one spout") and hence an occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs.
KANEIrish, Norwegian
From the anglicized Irish surname Cathan, meaning "warlike." In Norway, it's used as a noble name.
KANEDAJapanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) meaning "gold, metal" and 田 (da) meaning "rice field".
KANEKIJapanese
This surname is used as 金城, 金木, 金気, 金喜, 兼城, 兼木 or 鹿子木 with 金 (kin, kon, gon, kana-, kane, -gane) meaning "gold," 兼 (ken, ka.neru, -ka.neru) meaning "and, concurrently," 城 (jou, shiro, ki) meaning "castle," 木 (boku, moku, ki, ko-) meaning "tree, wood," 気 (ki, ke, iki) meaning "air, atmosphere, mood, mind, spirit," 喜 (ki, yoroko.basu, yoroko.bu) meaning "rejoice, take pleasure in," 鹿 (roku, ka, shika) meaning "deer" and 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, -ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of the Chinese zodiac)."
KANEKOJapanese
From the Japanese 金 (kane or kin) "gold," "money" and 子 (ko) "child."
KANEMARUJapanese
From Japanese 金 (kane) "gold, metal" and 丸 (maru) "circle".
KANEMOTOJapnese
Topographic name meaning ‘(one who lives) near where gold (or any metal) is found’. Found in the island of Okinawa, where it is variously written. ... [more]
KANESHIROJapanese
Means "gold castle" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 金 (gold) and 城 (castle). This surname is of Okinawan origin.
KANGASEstonian
Kangas is an Estonian surname meaning "fabric" and "weft" and "piece goods". Associated with weavers.
KANGROEstonian
Kangro is an Estonian surname derived from "kangur", meaning "weaver".
KANGUREstonian
Kangur is an Estonian language surname meaning "weaver".
KANNANIndian, Tamil
From the given name Kannan, the Tamil variant of Krishna.
KANNELEstonian
Kannel is an Estonian surname, taken from the word "kannel"; an Estonian plucked string instrument.
KÄNNGÅRDSwedish
The name comes from a location outside Enånger named Kännavallen, which later was changed to Tjännavalen, which has been disputed.
KANNOJapanese
From the Japanese 菅 (kan or suga) "sedge" and 野 (no) "field," "area." This name can also be read as Sugano.
KANSSENDutch, Flemish
Son of Kant
KANTEROS?
Means one from Kanter Plains.
KÄOSEstonian
Käos is an Estonian surname derived from "käosulane", meaning "warbler" (Hippolais).
KÄOSAAREstonian
Käosaar is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "käokann" ("campion"), "käoking" ("Aconitum"), or "käoline" ("cuckoo"), and "saar" ("island").
KAPADIAIndian (Parsi), Indian, Gujarati
Means "cloth maker" from Gujarati કાપડ (kāpaḍ) meaning "cloth, fabric".
KAPETANOVIĆCroatian, Bosnian
Occupational surname derived from kapetan meaning "captain".
KAPITYEnglish
Meaning unknown.
KAPLANJewish, Turkish
Means "tiger" in Turkish. This common Jewish surname has a spelling variation: Caplan. For an unknown reason, Jewish immigrants who passed through the port at Baltimore had their names changed to Caplan, while the Jewish immigrants who passed through Ellis Island retained the original K spelling.
KAPLANJewish
Surname used as a translation of Cohen, from German Kaplan or Polish kapłan "chaplain, curate".
KAPOORIndian, Punjabi, Hindi
Punjabi Kshatriya name derived from Sanskrit कर्पूर (karpūra) meaning "camphor" (referring to a white crystalline substance used in medicine), itself possibly of Proto-Austronesian origin.
KÄPPEstonian
Käpp is an Estonian surname meaning both "orchid" and "paw".
KAPUIndian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting an "agricultural worker".
KAPURIndian
Alternate spelling of Kapoor.
KAPUŚCIŃSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Kapuścin or Kapuścino, placed named with kapusta meaning "cabbage".
KARACATurkish
Means "roe deer" in Turkish.
KARAÇAMTurkish
Means larch.
KARADENIZTurkish
Means "black sea" in Turkish.
KARAĐORĐEVIĆSerbian
Derived from the nickname Karađorđe.
KARAGIANNISGreek
Means “black John” from the Greek prefix καρα- (kara-) meaning “black” (of Turkish origin) and the name Giannis.
KARAKASHungarian
Means "maker of wheels".
KARAKAYATurkish
From Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" combined with kaya "rock".
KARALIndian, Bengali
This Surname was given in honour by the Britishers to Nikhil Chandra Banerjee to recognize his efforts in constructing The Karali Kali temple in Dhaka,now the capital of Bangladesh. It was a very expensive construction and still attracts tourists every year... [more]
KARAMATSUJapanese
Kara means "Larch" (green needles poking from a tree) and Matsu means "Pine/Fur Tree".
KARANCITurkish
Means "merchant","someone who deals with transport"
KARAPETIANArmenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Karapetyan used by Armenians living outside Armenia.
KARASKEstonian
Karask is an Estonian surname meaning "barley bread".
KARASUJapanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 烏 (u, o, izukunzo, karazu, nanzo) meaning "crow, raven" or 鴉, which is an outdated variant of 烏.... [more]
KARASUTurkish
Means "black water" derived from Turkish kara meaning "black, dark" combined with su "water".
KARAYUSUFTurkish
Yusuf is a name for men and Karayusuf means Dark Yusuf.
KARBOWSKIPolish
Habitational name for someone from Karbowo in Torun voivodeship, a place so named from Polish karbowy "overseer (of farm laborers)", from karbowac "to make notches", i.e. to keep records.
KARCZEWSKIPolish
habitational name for someone from Karczew, named with Polish karcz ‘stump’.
KARDASHIANArmenian (Expatriate)
Means "son of the stonemason" frm Armenian քարտաշ (kʿartaš) meaning "stonecutter, stonemason" combined with the suffix -յան (-yan) denoting descent. Notable bearers include the Armenian-American Kardashian family with Robert Kardashian (1944-2003), a former businessman and Kimberly "Kim" Kardashian (1980-), a television personality and socialite.... [more]
KARDASHYANArmenian
Variant transcription of Kardashian.
KAREAGABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Barakaldo.
KARÉLINRussian
Altered spelling of Russian Karélin, ethnic name for someone from Karelia (see Karjala).
KARENINALiterature
In Leo Tolstoy's novel 'Anna Karenina' (1877), this is the title character's surname, the feminine form of her husband's surname, Karenin.
KARHUFinnish
Means "bear" (the animal) in Finnish.
KARIFinnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
KARIVHebrew
Means "battle, fight, war" in Hebrew.
KARJAHÄRMEstonian
Karjahärm is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "pasture (karjamaa) frost (härmatis)".
KARJALAFinnish, Russian
Finnish from karja ‘cattle’ + the local suffix -la, or possibly from a word of Germanic origin, harja- ‘host’, ‘crowd’, Old Swedish haer. Historic records suggest that the Germanic inhabitants of the area around Lake Ladoga (in present-day Russia) used this term to refer to the Finns who once lived there.
KARJALAINENFinnish
Means "Karelian, a person from Karelia" in Finnish. Derived from Finnish Karjala "Karelia". Karelia is an area on the border between Finland and Russia.
KARJAMAAEstonian
Karjamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "pastureland".
KARKEstonian
Kark is an Estonian surname meaning "stilt" (Himantopus himantopus).
KARKAMUBasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gaubea, Province of Araba.
KARKAVANDIANArmenian, Iranian
Those belonging to the Karkevand/Garkevand district of Iran who are most likely of Armenian origin. Typical modern Armenian last names end with the originally patronymic suffix -յան or -եան, transliterated as -yan, -ian, or less often '-jan'... [more]
KĀRKLIŅŠLatvian
Derived from kārkls meaning "osier".
KARLACzech
Karla, from English - carla
KARLGRENSwedish
Combination of the given name KARL and Swedish gren "branch".
KÄRLINGerman, South Slavic
German and Southern Slavic from the personal name Karl (Slavic Karlo). Also an altered spelling of German Gerling.
KARLINJewish
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) habitational name for someone from Karlin, a suburb of Pinsk in Belarus, in which the Jews formed the majority of the population until the Holocaust. A well-known Hasidic sect originated in Karlin and at one time it attracted so many followers that a (now obsolete) Russian word for ‘Hasid’ was Karliner (of Yiddish origin)... [more]
KARLINSwedish
Swedish variant spelling of Carlin.
KARLINPolish
Polish habitational name from a village in Poland.
KARLINGGerman
A habitational name from Karling in Bavaria.
KARLSBERGGerman
Means "Carl's Mountain" in German language, it is also used in other Germanic languages
KARMAKARIndian, Bengali, Assamese
Perhaps derived from Sanskrit कर्म (kárma) meaning "action, performance, deed". This is the name of a Bengali Hindu caste of blacksmiths.
KARNEREstonian
Kärner is a common Estonian surname (meaning "gardener").
KAROTAMMEstonian
Karotamm is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "karu" (bear) and "tamm" (oak).
KÄRPEstonian
Kärp is an Estonian surname meaning "stoat" or "ermine".
KARPEnglish
From the given name Karp.
KARPOVRussian
Means "son of Karp". A notable bearer is Anatoly Karpov, a Russian chess Grandmaster.
KARRANTZABasque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the Basque Country.
KARTALLOZIAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
KARTERBreton
Breton form of Carter. This was the birth surname of Breton-French explorer Jacques Cartier (1491-1557), who is known for discovering the gulf of St. Lawrence.
KARUEstonian
Karu is an Estonian surname meaning "bear".
KARUNARATNESinhalese
From Sanskrit करुणा (karuṇā) meaning "compassion, pity, kindness, mercy" combined with रत्न (rátna) meaning "jewel, gem, treasure".
KASEIJapanese
From Japanese 火星 (kasei) meaning "Mars".
KASELAIDEstonian
Kaselaid is an Estonian surname meaning "birch islet".
KASEMAAEstonian
Kasemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "birch land".
KASEMETSEstonian
Kasemets is an Estonian surname meaning "birch forest".
KASENURMEstonian
Kasenurm is an Estonian surname meaning "birch meadow".
KASEPÕLDEstonian
Kasepõld is an Estonian surname meaning "birch field".
KASEPUUEstonian
Kasepuu is an Estonian surname meaning "birch tree".
KASHIFUrdu, Arabic
From the given name Kashif.
KASHIWAJapanese
This surname is used as 柏 (haku, hyaku, byaku, kashiwa) meaning "oak."... [more]
KASHIWABARAJapanese
Kashiwa ("Oak") + Bara from Hara ,("Plain").
KASHIWADAJapanese (Rare)
Kashiwa ("Oak") + Da ("Rice Field/Patty"). Takashi Kashiwada is a retired Professional baseball player.
KASHIWADEJapanese (Rare)
This family name made of two symbols literally means "Chef". It sounds a lot like Kashiwada, but nothing alike kanji wise.
KASHIWADOJapanese (Rare)
The kanji used is Kashiwa ("Oak") + Do ("Door"). Kashiwado Tsuyoshi was a Japanese sumo wrestler.
KASHIWAEDAJapanese
柏 (Kashiwa) refers to the Japanese "emperor/ daimyo oak tree" and 枝 (Eda) means "Bough, Twig, Limb, Knot, Branch, Twig".
KASHIWAGIJapanese
From 柏 (kashiwa), which specifically refers the Japanese Emperor Oak/Daimyo oak (Quercus dentata), and 木 (ki), meaning "tree".
KASHMANIANArmenian
this name is believed to be a version of the name of a city called kashman
KASIMOVRussian
From the city of Kasimov, located in Ryazan district, Russia.
KASKEstonian
Estonian location based surname from the word kask meaning "birch tree" and probably designating someone who lived near such a tree.
KASMIArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Kissami, used more frequently in modern times.
KASPARIANArmenian (Expatriate)
Variant of Gasparyan used by Armenians living outside Armenia.
KASPAROVRussian
Means "son of Kaspar". Most famously used Garry Kasparov, a Russian chess Grandmaster.
KASPERGerman, Czech
From the given name Kasper.
KASSEstonian
From the Estonian word kass, meaning "cat".
KASSEMArabic, Persian
Kassem, Kassim, Kasim, or Qasim \q(a)-sim\ is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Kassem is "charitable, generous; one who gives to the people".... [more]
KASTELICSlovene
Means "from a castle".
KASTRATIAlbanian
Derived from the name of the Kastrati tribe inhabiting the region of Malësia in northern Albania.
KATAGIRIJapanese
From the Japanese 片 (kata) "single-" and 桐 (giri) "foxglove tree."
KATAJAFinnish
Finnish for common juniper. Originally given to people living near juniper trees.
KATALINIĆCroatian
Means "son of Katalin" in Croatian.
KATEBArabic
From Arabic كَاتِب (kātib) meaning "writer, scribe, clerk".
KATHRINERGerman (Swiss, Rare)
From the given name Kathrin + er meaning "of, from."
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