Submitted Surnames Starting with O

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O'MILLIGAN Irish
Form of Milligan.
OMNES Basque
Of uncertain origin. Possibly from a word meaning “everyone” or “all”
OMORI Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (o) "big" and 森 (mori) "forest," "woods."
Ó MUIMHNEACHÁIN Irish
It literally mean’s "Munsterman’s descendant".
O'MULLAWILL Irish
Anglicized form Gaelic Ó Maol Fábhail meaning "descendent of MAOLFÁBHAIL".
OMURA Japanese
O means "Big, Huge, Great" and Mura means "Hamlet, Village". A notable bearer would be Masujiro Omura. He was a theorist and leader in the military.
OMURALIEV Kyrgyz
From the name Omur (the Kyrgyz form of Umar) or the Kyrgyz word өмүр (ömür) meaning "life, breath" combined with the name Ali (1).
ONAI Shona
Onai means "See, observe". #It is a name that calls the hearer to see or observe that which happened".
ONASIS Greek
From Turkish oynas which means "Lover".
O'NEIL Irish
Variant of O'Neal.
ONFROY French
From a form of the given name Humphrey.
ONG Estonian
Ong is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "õng", meaning "fishing rod/hook".
ONG Chinese
The Ong family name is originated from Fujian Province, China. Fujian Province dialect is commonly known as Hok Kian or Min Nan Hua in Mandarin Chinese.... [more]
ONGAI Shona
It is a form of the Shona name Vongai.
ÖNGO Estonian
Öngo is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "õng", meaning "fishing rod/pole" or from the village of Õngu in Hiiu County.
ONISHI Japanese
O means "Big, Great" and Nishi means "West".
ONNA Estonian
Onna is an Estonian surname derived from "onn", meaning "cabin" and "shack".
ÕNNEPALU Estonian
Õnnepalu is an Estonian surname meaning "benefic/happy heath".
ÕNNIS Estonian
Õnnis is an Estonian surname meaning "blessed".
ONNO Estonian
Onno is an Estonian surname derived from "onu" meaning "uncle".
ŌNO Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (oo) "big" and 野 (no) "field," "area."
ONO Japanese
From Japanese 小 (o) meaning "small" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
ONOUE Japanese
From the Japanese 尾 (o) "tail" and 上 (ue) "above" (the possessive particle ノ (no) is not always written down but is always included when the name is spoken aloud).
ONYILOGWU Nigerian (Rare), Igbo (Rare)
Possibly means "he who is invulnerable to dark magic" in Igbo.
ÖÖBIK Estonian
Ööbik is an Estonian surname meaning "nightingale".
OOGAMI Japanese
From Japanese 大 (tai, dai, oo-, -oo.ini, oo.kii) meaning "large, great", 神 (shin, jin, kami, kan-, kou-) meaning "god, deity", 上 (shan, shou, jou, a.gari, a.garu, a.geru, ue, -ue, uwa-, kami, nobo.su, nobo.seru, nobo.ri, nobo.ru, yo.su) meaning "above, up", 賀 (ga) meaning "congratulations, joy" and 美 (bi, mi, utsuku.shii) meaning "beauty, beautiful".
OOKOUCHI Japanese
From Japanese 大 (oo) meaning "big", 河 (kou) meaning "river" and 内 (chi) meaning "inside".
OOL Estonian
Ool is an Estonia surname, possibly a corruption of "õlu", meaning "ale"; or "all", meaning "below".
OORZHAK Tuvan
Means "not a thief", derived from Tuvan оор (oor) meaning "thief, burglar" combined with чок (chok) meaning "not, no".
ÖÖSALU Estonian
Öösalu is an Estonian surname meaning "night grove".
OOSTERHUIS Dutch
Oosterhuis is a Dutch surname meaning "eastern house".
OOSTHUIZEN South African
Came from a village in the Dutch province of North Holland.
OOSTWAL Dutch
From the Dutch words oost meaning "East" and wal meaning "shore" or "bank".
OOT Estonian
Oot is an Estonian surname meaning "tsk". Also, possiblt derived from "Ott", a masculine given name meaning "bear".
OOTANI Japanese
From Japanese 大 (oo) meaning "big" and 谷 (tani) meaning "valley".
OOTONO Japanese (Rare)
Oo means "Big, Great, Large, Huge",etc. and tono is a very respectful honorific that is outdated and literally means "Lord" in Japanese. Regardless of how archaic it sounds, this last name is still used by families in Japan, even though it rarely ever occurs.
ÖÖVEL Estonian
Öövel is an Estonian surname, a derivation of "hööve" meaning "plane" and "jointer", or "röövel" meaning "gunman", "robber" and "bandit".
OPALIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Opalenica, Nowy Tomyśl County.
OPEL German
Derived from the given name ALBERT.
OPER Estonian
Oper is an Estonian surname meaning "opera".
OPHEL English
19th century name from the Cambridgeshire area. Probably derived from Oldfield. Variants include Opheld, Oful and Offel.... [more]
OPHIR Hebrew
From the given name Ophir. Ophir (or Ofir) is originally a biblical place name. In the days of King Solomon, Ophir was metioned as the name of a land, full of abudant natural treasures such as gold, silver, etc.
OPIE English, Cornish
From the medieval personal name Oppy or Obby, a diminutive of such names as Osbert, Osborn, and Osbald. Bearers of this surname include British portrait and history painter John Opie (1761-1807) and British authors and folklorists Peter Opie (1918-82) and his wife Iona Opie (née Archibald; 1923-).
ÖPIK Estonian
Öpik is an Estonian surname meaning "textbook" or "manual".
OPP German
Generally considered a (very) contracted form of given names that contained the Old High German element od "fortune; wealth" (or a variant thereof) and a second element that began with or contained the letter B, for example Audobald.
OPPARA Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting an agricultural occupation.
OPPEGÅRD Norwegian
Habitational name meaning "upper farm". Derived from Old Norse uppi "upper" and garðr "farm, yard". This was the name of several farmsteads in Norway. ... [more]
O'PREY Irish
From the Irish Gaelic Á Preith or Ó Preith meaning "of the cattle spoil".
ʻŌPŪNUI Hawaiian
From the given name ʻŌpūnui.
ORA Albanian (Modern, Rare), Various
Means "time" in Albanian. A famous bearer is British singer Rita Ora (b. 1990).
ORACION Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Spanish oración meaning "sentence" or "prayer".
ORAKZAI Pashto, Pakistani
Means "lost son" in Pashto; a combination of wrak meaning "lost" and زوی (zoy) meaning "son". The Orakzai (or Aurakzai) are a Pashtun tribe from the Orakzai Agency and North West Frontier Province of Pakistan.
ORANGE Medieval English, Medieval French, English
Derived from the medieval female name, or directly from the French place name. First used with the modern spelling in the 17th century, apparently due to William, Prince of Orange, who later became William III... [more]
ORANJE Dutch
means "orange" in Dutch, in reference to the Dutch Royal Family
ORAV Estonian
Orav is an Estonian surname meaning "squirrel".
ORAZGELDIYEW Turkmen
Means "son of Orazgeldi" in Turkmen.
ORAZOW Turkmen
Means "son of Oraz".
ORBISON English
From a village in Lincolnshire, England originally called Orby and later Orreby that is derived from a Scandinavian personal name Orri- and the Scandinavian place element -by which means "a farmstead or small settlement."
ORCHARD English, Scottish
English: topographic name for someone who lived by an orchard, or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower, from Middle English orchard.... [more]
ORCUTT English
Perhaps a much altered spelling of Scottish Urquhart used predominantly in Staffordshire, England.
ORCZY Hungarian
Was the surname of a family of Hungarian nobility (including Baroness Emmuska Orczy, author of *The Scarlet Pimpernel*) originating from the village Orczi (now called Orci).
ORDORICA Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Ordorika.
ORDORIKA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Muxika in the Comarca of Busturialdea-Urdaibai.
ORDUÑA Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Urduña.
ORDWALD English
English name meaning "spear strength".
ORELIAS Nigerian (Latinized, Modern, Rare), Italian (Tuscan), Venetian
Means "golden", when coupled with a first name becomes "the golden". Varied from Orelia, "golden".... [more]
ÖREN Turkish
Means "ruin" in Turkish.
OREN Hebrew
From the given name Oren.
ORG Estonian
Org is an Estonian surname meaning "valley".
ORGAN English
Metonymic occupational name for a player of a musical instrument (any musical instrument, not necessarily what is now known as an organ), from Middle English organ (Old French organe, Late Latin organum ‘device’, ‘(musical) instrument’, Greek organon ‘tool’, from ergein ‘to work or do’).
ORGAN English
From a rare medieval personal name, attested only in the Latinized forms Organus (masculine) and Organa (feminine).
ORGANA Popular Culture
This is the surname of Princess Leia from the 'Star Wars' movies.
ORGLA Estonian
Orgla is an Estonian surname meaning "valley area".
ORGMAA Estonian
Orgmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "valley land".
ORGMETS Estonian
Orgmets is an Estonian surname meaning "valley forest".
ORGUSSAAR Estonian
Orgussaar is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "sorgus" meaning "sagging" and "saar" meaning both "island" and "ash (tree)".
O'RINGER Irish
Means "family of O'Ringer".
O'RIORDAN Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Ríoghbhárdáin meaning "descendant of Ríoghbhardán". The name Ríoghbhardán means "little poet king" (see Rórdán).
ORITZ Basque
Habitational name from Oritz, a town in Navarre province.
ORLAIGH Irish
The name orlaigh means golden lady/princess. Usually spelt Orla or Orlaith and rarely spelt orlaigh. its a first name, not a surname
ORLEANS French
From France. Middle ages??
ORLEY Dutch, Flemish, English
A surname of uncertain origin found among the Dutch, Flemish and English. In England the name is primarily found in Yorkshire and Devon. Orley may be an adapted form of a French name D'Orley or a nickname for Orlando... [more]
ORLIKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Orlikowo in Łomża voivodeship.
ORMAY English (American)
Believed to be the Americanization of the last name Ormoi from Hungary.
ÖRN Swedish
Means "eagle" in Swedish.
OROÑA Galician
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the parish of Santo Ourente de Entíns in the municipality of Outes.
ORONOZ Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
O'ROURKE Irish
Means "descendant of Ruairc", a pre-9th-century Norse personal name. A famous bearer was child actress Heather O'Rourke (1975-1988).
OROWITZ Jewish, German
The name comes from a famous Rabbinical dynasty.... [more]
OROZALIEV Kyrgyz
From a combination of the given name Oraz of Turkic origin meaning "happiness, joy" and Ali (1).
OROZCO Spanish, Basque
Comes from the Bilbao province in the Basque region of Spain.
ORPAZ Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Orpaz, means "golden light" in Hebrew.
ORPIN English
Means "herbalist" (from Middle English orpin "yellow stonecrop", a plant prescribed by medieval herbalists for healing wounds). A variant spelling was borne by British painter Sir William Orpen (1878-1931).
ORR Scottish
This is an old name of Renfrewshire area of Scotland. The origins could be French or Norwegian (Viking) from more man 1000 years ago. What is known is that Orr is a place name and a sept of the Campbell clan... [more]
ORRELS Medieval English
Means "Ore hill", likely for iron ore miners. From the Old English ora, meaning "ore" and hyll, meaning hill.... [more]
ORRO Estonian
Orro is an Estonian surname, probably derived from the prefix "oro-", relating to "hill" ("mäe") and "mountain" ("mägi"); "mountainous" or "hilly".
ORSI Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Orso. It may also be an Italianized form of Slovenian Uršic, metronymic from the female personal name Urša, short form of Uršula (Latin Ursula), or a patronymic from the male personal name Urh, Slovenian vernacular form of Ulrik, German Udalrich
ORTUZAR Basque
It means "old agricultural garden".
ORU Estonian
Oru is an Estonian surname derived from "org" meaning "valley".
Ó RUADHAGÁIN Irish
Meaning, 'son of Ruadhagáin."
Ó RUAIRC Irish
Meaning, ‘descendant of Ruarc.’
ORUÇ Turkish
From Turkish oruç meaning ''fast, to abstain from food''.
ORUČ Bosnian
Derived from the Turkish Oruç.
ORUETA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gautegiz-Arteaga.
ORUJÄRV Estonian
Orujärv is an Estonian surname meaning "valley lake".
ORUMAA Estonian
Orumaa is an Estonian surname derived from "org ("valley") and "maa" ("land").
ORUSAAR Estonian
Orusaar is an Estonian surname meaning "valley island".
ORUSALU Estonian
Orusalu is an Estonian surname meaning "valley grove".
ORUS-OOL Tuvan
Means "Russian boy" in Tuvan, from Tuvan орус (orus) meaning "Russian (person)" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
ORUVEE Estonian
Oruvee is an Estonian surname meaning "valley water".
ORZECHOWSKI Polish
Polish from Orzech meaning "hazelnut", someone who is living by a hazelnut tree or a nickname for someone with light brown hair.
OSAKA Japanese
O means "Big" and Saka means "Hill, Slope".
OSAKI Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (o) "big" and 崎, 埼, 﨑 or 岬 (saki) "peninsula," "cape" or 嵜 (saki) "steep," "promontory."
OSAKO Japanese
From Japanese 大 (o) meaning "big, large" combined with 迫 (sako) meaning "imperative".... [more]
OSATO Japanese
O means "Big" and Sato means "Hamlet, Village, Town".
OSAWA Japanese
O means "Large, Great" and Sawa means "Swamp, Marsh".
OSBORN English
From the given name OSBORN.
Ó SEACHNASAIGH Irish
Means "descendant of Seachnasach", a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps derived from seachnach "elusive". The Ó Seachnasaigh or O'Shaughnessy family are believed to be descendants of Daithi, the last pagan king of Ireland.
Ó SEANACHAIN Irish
Means "grandson of Seanachan". Alternatively, may be derived from Gaelic seanachaidh, meaning "skilled storyteller".
OSEGUERA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Valle de Mena.
OSEI Western African
Very popular surname in Ghana.
OSGOOD English Jewish
English: Old Norse personal name Asgautr, composed of the elements as'god'+the tribal name Gaul. This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late old English forms Osgot or Osgod and was later reinforce by the Norman Ansgot.... [more]
O'SHAUGHNESSY Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seachnasaigh "descendant of Seachnasach", a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps derived from seachnach "elusive".
OSHIMA Japanese
From 大 (oo) meaning "large", and 島/嶋 (shima) meaning "island". It is also used in many place names, rendered as 大島.
Ó SÍOCHÁNA Irish
Proper, non-Anglicized form of Sheehan.
OSIS Latvian
Meaning "ash tree".
OSKARSSON Swedish
Means "son of Oskar".
OSLER English
Possibly derived from Ostler (from the the Norman 'Hostelier') meaning clerk or bookkeeper. First used in England after the Norman invasion of 1066. Surname of a 19th cent. Canadian doctor, Sir William Osler, widely viewed as the 'Father of Internal Medicine'.
OSMANAGIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Osman.
OSMANI Albanian
Very common last name in Albania and in the rest of Europe to
OSMANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means ''son of Osman''.
OSMAR English
Variant of Hosmer.
OSMEÑA Filipino, Cebuano (Hispanicized)
Perhaps of Muslim origin derived from the Arabic given name Uthman, or of Spanish origin.... [more]
OSMOCHESCU Romanian
Meaning unknown.
OSMONALIEV Kyrgyz
From a combination of the given names Osmon and Ali (1).
OSMOND English
From the given name Osmond
OSMONOV Kyrgyz
Means “son of Osmon”.
OSPAN Kazakh
From the Kazakh given name Ospan, a variant of Uthman.
OSPANOV Kazakh
Means "son of Ospan".
ÕSSO Estonian
Õsso is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "õsuma" meaning "shear".
OSSOLA Italian
Likely a habitational name from an area in the Verbano-Cusio-Ossola province in Northern Italy.
OSSOLIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Ossolin.
ÖST Swedish
Means "east" in Swedish.
ØSTBY Norwegian
Habitational name from farmsteads in Norway named Østby or Austby. Derived from Old Norse aust "east" and býr "farm, village".
ÖSTER Swedish
Swedish form of Øster.
OSTERDAY American (Germanized, Rare)
One day in Germany there was a male infant left on the steps to a church. When someone found the baby on the steps, they decided to name him Oster because that day was the day of Easter. Easter in German is Oster... [more]
OSTERHOUT Dutch
From the town of Oosterhout,, meaning "East Wood", as it is located nearby forests in the east of the Netherlands. Primary modern usage is in the United States can be traced back to Jan Jensen van Oosterhoudt, who immigrated to New Amsterdam in the 17th Century, and has been generally been simplified to Osterhout, where the O is pronounced as "AW"... [more]
ÖSTERREICH German (Austrian)
The German name for Austria, meaning "eastern kingdom", and may also be a surname. Variant spelling of Österreicher.
ÖSTERREICHER German, German (Austrian)
Means "One from Austria", "the Austrian".
ØSTHAGEN Norwegian
An uncommon Norwegian surname of uncertain origin. It is most likely a locational name, derived from Norwegian øst, 'east' and hagen, 'enclosure'. ... [more]
ÖSTLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish öst "east" and lund "groove".
OSTRANDER Dutch
Translated as "from the east border." The name may have been originally borne by one who lived near the eastern border of a town, province, or country.
OSWALD English
From the given name Oswald.
OTA Japanese
From the Japanese 太 (o) "fat," "thick," 大 (o) "big" or 多 (o) "many" and 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy" or 多 (ta, da or o) "many." Note that 多多 would be read "Tada."
ŌTAKA Japanese
This surname combines 大 (tai, dai, oo-, -oo.ini, oo.kii) meaning "big, large" with 高 (kou, taka, taka.i, taka.maru, taka.meru, -daka) meaning "expensive, high, tall," 鷹 (ou, you, taka) meaning "hawk," 孝 (kyou, kou, taka) meaning "child's respect, filial piety," 嵩 (shuu, suu, kasa, kasa.mu, taka.i) meaning "be aggravated, grow bulky, grow worse, swell" or 貴 (ki, tatto.i, tatto.bu, touto.i, touto.bu, taka) meaning "esteem, honour, precious, prize, value."... [more]
OTAKI Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (o) "big" and 瀧 or 滝 (taki) "waterfall."
ŌTANI Japanese
Variant transcription of Ootani.
OTANI Japanese
Variant transcription of Ootani.
OTERO Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality.
OTHONOS Greek (Cypriot)
Comes from Όθων meaning "Otto" in Greek.
O' TOLAN Irish
The meaning of the name is unclear, but it seems to derive from the pre 13th century Gaelic O' Tuathalain suggesting that it was probably religious and may translate as "The male descendant of the follower of the lord".
OTONARI Japanese
This surname combines 乙 (itsu, otsu, oto-, kinoto) meaning "duplicate, strange, the latter, witty" or 音 (in, on, -non, oto, ne) meaning "noise, sound" with 成 (jou, sei, na.su, -na.su, na.ru, nari) meaning "become, elapse, get, grow, reach, turn into."
Ó TORÁIN Irish
Meaning, ‘descendant of Torán’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of tor ‘lord’, ‘hero’, ‘champion’.
O’TORAN Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Toráin ‘descendant of Torán’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of tor ‘lord’, ‘hero’, ‘champion’.
OTRADOVEC Czech
Habitational name for someone from any of four places in Bohemia called Otradov or Otradovice.
OTS Estonian
Ots is an Estonian surname meaning "cusp" or "tip".
OTSALT Estonian
Otsalt is an Estonian surname meaning "end(s) under/below".
OTSLA Estonian
Otsla is an Estonian surname meaning "cusp/tip area".
OTSUKA Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (o) "big" or 太 (o) "fat," "thick" and 塚 (tsuka) "mound."
ŌTSUKI Japanese
This surname combines 大 (tai, dai, oo-, -oo.ini, oo.kii) "large, big" with 月 (gatsu, getsu, tsuki) meaning "moon, month," 槻 (ki, tsuki) meaning "Zelkova tree," 築 (chiku, kizu.ku, tsuki) meaning "build, construct, fabricate," 附 (fu, tsu.ku, tsu.keru) meaning "affixed, append, attach" or 即 (soku, sunawa.chi, tsu.ku, tsu.keru) meaning "adapt, agree, as is, conform, instant, namely." It can also be used to combine 王 (ou, -nou) meaning "king, magnate, rule" and 月.... [more]
OTSUS Estonian
Ostus is an Estonian surname meaning "decision" or "resolution".
ŌTSUTSUKI Popular Culture
This surname is used as 大筒木 with 大 (tai, dai, oo-, -oo.ini, oo.kii) "large, big," 筒 (tou, tsutsu) meaning "cylinder, gun barrel, pipe, sleeve, tube" and 木 (boku, moku, ki, ko-) meaning "tree, wood."... [more]
OTTOMAN Turkish
From a Latin form (through French) of the Turkish given name Osman, itself from Arabic Uthman. This was given in honour of Osman I, the founder of the Ottoman Empire.
OTTOWAY English
From the Norman male personal names Otoïs, of Germanic origin and meaning literally "wealth-wide" or "wealth-wood", and Otewi, of Germanic origin and meaning literally "wealth-war".
O' TUATHALAIN Irish
May translate as "The male descendant of the follower of the lord".
O' TWOLAN Irish
The meaning of the name is unclear, but it seems to derive from the pre 13th century Gaelic O' Tuathalain suggesting that it was probably religious and may translate as "The male descendant of the follower of the lord".
OTXARAN Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zalla.
OU Chinese (Cantonese)
During the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc), a prince of the state of Yue was enfeoffed a region that included a mountain the name of which contained the Chinese character for Ou. Many of the prince’s descendants adopted this character as their surname... [more]
OUAHMED Berber, Northern African
Kabyle name meaning "son of Ahmed", from the Berber prefix ou- meaning "son (of)" combined with the Arabic name Ahmed (chiefly Algerian).
OUAZZANI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Denotes someone originally from Ouazzane, a town in northern Morocco.
OUBEID Western African
Mauritanian variant of Obeid (see Ubayd).
OUDENHOVEN Dutch
Derived from Dutch oude "old" and hoeve "farm; farmstead; manor". As a surname it is derived from one of the many places of this name, for example in Menen, Passendale, Steenvoorde, Steenwerk, Broekburg or Godewaardsvelde.
ÕUE Estonian
Õue is an Estonian surname meaning "outdoors".
OUELLETTE French (Quebec)
Canadian spelling of French (Norman and Champenois) Ouilet, from a Frenchified form of Willet, a pet form of William.
ÕUEMAA Estonian
Õuemaa is an Estonian surname meaning "courtyard".
ÕUEMETS Estonian
Õuemets is an Estonian surname meaning "open forest".
OUERTANI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Found mainly in Tunisia.
OUESLATI Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the name of a village called Oueslatia (Al-Waslatiyah) in the Kairouan Governorate, Tunisia.
ÕUN Estonian
Õun is an Estonian surname meaning "apple".
ÕUNAPUU Estonian
Õunapuu is an Estonian surname meaning "apple tree".
ÕUNLOO Estonian
Õunloo is an Estonian surname meaning "apple swathe/wood row".
ÕUNROOS Estonian
Õunroos is an Estonian surname meaning "apple rose".
OUYAHIA Berber, Northern African
Means "son of Yahia", from the Berber prefix ou- meaning "son (of)" combined with the Arabic given name Yahia (chiefly Algerian).
OUYANG Chinese, Taiwanese
Derived from Chinese 歐余 (ōuyú), the name of a mountain in present-day Huzhou, China (now called Mount Sheng). The name originates from Ti, a prince of the ancient Yue state, who resided on the south side of the mountain with his family... [more]
OVADIA Hebrew
From the given name Ovadia.
ÖVALL Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ö "island" and vall "wall, pasture, field of grass".
OVALLE Galician
Galician topographic name from o vale ‘the valley’ (Latin uallis, ualles).
OVERBEEKE Dutch
Means "over/on brook" or "over/on stream" or "over/on creek"... [more]
OVERHOLSER German (Swiss)
The Oberholtzer family originated in the Swiss village of Oberholtz, south of Zurich, before the 15th century. However, in 1661, one family left Switzerland for the Palatinate in Germany.
OVERSON English
Derived from the Old French name Overson, meaning "dweller by the river-banks". The name was probably brought to England in the wake of the Norman conquest of 1066.
OVERSON Danish, Norwegian
Altered spelling of Oveson, itself a patronymic from the personal name Ove, a Danish form of the older Aghi, with a second element possibly meaning "spear".
OVIIR Estonian
Oviir is an Estonian surname derived from "viir" meaning "stripe" or "streak".
OW Chinese
Variant of Ou.
OWARI Japanese
From Japanese 終 (owa) meaning “last, to finish” and 里 (ri) meaning “village, the home of one’s parents, hometown”. The latter character is also an archaic Japanese unit of area.
OWNER English
From English owner meaning "a person who owns something".
OWUSU Western African
In the Akan language it means "strong willed and determined".
OXENDINE English
From an English place name meaning "valley of the oxen", which was derived from Old English oxa "ox" (genitive plural oxena) and denu "valley".
OXENSTIERNA Swedish
A notable surname used by an ancient Swedish noble family from Småland dating back to the 13th century. The name itself may mean "the ox's forehead", from the Swedish oxen, a cognate to the English plural of 'ox', and stierna, which may mean forehead, even though the modern word is panna... [more]
OYAKAWA Japanese
From the Japanese 親 (oya) "parent" and 川 (kawa) "river."
OYAMA Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (o) "big" and 山 (yama) "mountain."
OYAMADA Japanese
O means "Small", Yama means "Mountain", Da means "Field, Rice Paddy".
OYANGUREN Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Oianguren.
OYARZÚN Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Oiartzun.
OYASKI English (American)
A surname created by Michael Oyaski (formally Michael O'Yaski). The surname is currently known to only be used by one particular branch of the O'Yaski family tree. The surname means "Dragon Rider of the West" according to members of the Oyaski family.
ỌYÁWÁLÉ Yoruba, Nigerian
Means "the river goddess came home" in Yoruba.
OYIAKWAN Akan
Meaning unknown.
OYINVWI Urhobo
A name from the history of the urhobo culture. It's been noted that the name indicate strength and is the name attached to it. The important vice of the tradition. Leads trivial matters in hope for liberty.
OZAKI Japanese
A variant of Osaki. O means "Big" and Zaki means "Peninsula, Cape, Promontory".
ÖZALP Turkish
Comes from Özalp, Van, Turkey
OŽANA Czech
Ožana - ožanka (Teucrium) - Osana - OSANNA, OSANKA (german) - HOSANA (hebrew)... [more]
OZAWA Japanese
A variant of Osawa, meaning the same: O means "Gerat, Large and Sawa means "Marsh, Swamp".
ÖZCAN Turkish
Means "pure soul" in Turkish.
ÖZDEMIR Turkish
Özdemir literally means "pure iron" in Turkish, however means "one who is strong like his genealogy iron".