Submitted Surnames Starting with O

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Õiglane Estonian
Õiglane is an Estonian surname meaning "equitable" and "fair-minded".
Oihaneder Basque
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous palace in the city of Gasteiz.
Oikawa Japanese
Oikawa is the name of Toru Oikawa from the popular volleyball anime Haikyuu! ... [more]
Oikonomos Greek
Means "housekeeper, household manager" from the ancient Greek word οἰκόνομος oikonomos, derived from οἶκος oikos "house, household" and νόμος nomos "law, custom"
Oikonomou Greek
Derived from Greek οικονόμος (oikonomos) meaning "housekeeper, steward".
Oinas Estonian
Oinas is an Estonian surname meaning "ram".
Õis Estonian
Õis is an Estonian surname meaning "flower" and "blossom".
Ōishi Japanese
From Japanese 大 (o) meaning "big, great" and 石 (ishi) meaning "stone".
Oishi Japanese
Alternate transcription of Ōishi.
Õisla Estonian
Õisla is an Estonian surname meaning "floral/blossom area".
Õismaa Estonian
Õismaa is an Estonian surname meaning "blossom land".
Õismäe Estonian
Õismäe is a Estonian surname meaning "floral/blossom hill". The surname can also taken be from the location of Õismäe, which is a subdistrict of the capital Tallinn.
Õismets Estonian
Õismets is an Estonian surname meaning "flower/blossom forest".
Õisnurm Estonian
Õisnurm is an Estonian surname meaning "flower meadow".
Õispuu Estonian
Õispuu is an Estonian surname meaning "blossom/flower tree".
Oit Estonian
Oit is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "õitsev", meaning "to blossom" or "to bloom".
Oja Estonian
From the Estonian word oja, meaning "creek".
Oja Finnish
From Finnish oja "ditch, trench".
Ojakäär Estonian
Ojakäär is an Estonian name meaning "runnel" or "stream edge".
Ojala Estonian, Finnish
From oja meaning ‘ditch’, ‘channel’ + the local suffix -la, a habitational name from any of the numerous farms so named throughout Finland, early settlement of the country having been concentrated along waterways... [more]
Ojalill Estonian
Ojalill is an Estonian surname meaning "stream flower".
Ojalind Estonian
Ojalind is an Estonian surname meaning "stream/creek bird".
Ojaloo Estonian
Ojaloo is an Estonian surname meaning "stream/creek swathe".
Ojamaa Estonian
Ojamaa is an Estonian surname meaning "stream/creek land".
Ojandi Estonian
Ojandi is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "oja" ("stream/creek") and "rand" ("beach").
Ojanurm Estonian
Ojanurm is an Estonian surname meaning "stream pasture/meadow".
Ojaperv Estonian
Ojaperv is an Estonian surname meaning "stream bank".
Ojasalu Estonian
Ojasalu is an Estonian surname meaning "stream/creek grove".
Ojasoo Estonian
Ojasoo is an Estonian surname meaning "steam/creek swamp".
Ojaste Estonian
Ojaste is an Estonian surname relating to "oja", meaning "stream" or "creek".
Ojastu Estonian
Ojastu is an Estonian surname derived from "oja" meaning "creek/stream".
Ojasu Estonian
Ojasu is an Estonian surname derived from "oja" meaning "creek".
Ojavee Estonian
Ojavee is an Estonians surname meaning "stream water".
Ojavool Estonian
Ojavool is an Estonian surname meaning "stream current/flow".
Ojdanić Serbian, Croatian
Means "son of Ojdan".
Ojiro Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 尾 (o) meaning "tail" and 白 (jiro) meaning "white"
Oka Finnish
Means "thorn" in Finnish.
Oka Japanese
From Japanese 岡 (oka) meaning "ridge, hill".
Okada Japanese
From Japanese 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Okajima Japanese
From Japanese 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge" and 島 (shima) meaning "island".
Ōkano Japanese
Surname of Japanese origin meaning "cherry blossom flower field".
Okano Japanese
From Japanese 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Okas Estonian
Okas is an Estonian name meaning "thorn".
Okashima Japanese
岡 (Oka) means "Ridge, Hill" and 島 (Shima) means "Island".
Okawa Japanese
From the Japanese 大 (o) "big" and 川 or 河 (kawa) "river."
O'kelly Irish
Variant of KELLY.
Okey English
Location name meaning "lives near oak trees".
Okmees Estonian
Okmees is an Estonian surname meaning "branch/twig man".
Okochi Japanese
Variant transcription of Ookouchi.
Okocimski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Okocim.
Okota Japanese (Rare)
This name is used to combine 興 (kou, kyou, oko.ru, oko.su) meaning "interest, pleasure," or 小 (shou, o-, ko-, sa-, chii.sai) meaning "little, small" with 古 (ko, furu.i, furu-, -furu.su) meaning "old" and 田 (den, ta) meaning "rice field, rice paddy."
Okoturo Nigerian
A surname most popular in Nigeria; meaning currently unknown.
Oks Estonian
Oks is an Estonian surname meaning "branch" or "bough".
Oksa Finnish
Means "branch" in Finnish.
Oksanen Finnish
Derived from Finnish oksa "branch".
Oksmaa Estonian
Oksmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "bough/branch land".
Oksyonov Russian
Variant of Aksyonov (Аксёнов)
Oksyonova Russian
Feminine form of Oksyonov (Оксёнов)
Oktyabrsky Russian
Meaning "October" in Russian, it often refers the October Revolution of November 1917, a coup led by Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) and the Bolshevik Party.
Oku Japanese
Oku means "secluded","further out". Manami Oku is a J-pop singer.
Ōkubo Japanese
From Japanese 大 (o) meaning "big, great" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time ago" and 保 (ho) meaning "protect"... [more]
Okubo Japanese
Alternate transcription of Ōkubo.
Okudaira Japanese
From Japanese 奥 (oku) meaning "inside" and 平 (taira) meaning "level, even, peaceful".
Okukawa Japanese (Rare)
Oku means "interior,secluded,further out" and kawa means "river". Minako Okukawa is a fictional character from Yuri!!! On Ice and it's also the name of a company.
Ōkuma Japanese
Combination of the kanji 大 (ō, "big, great") or 逢 (ō, "meeting") and 熊 (kuma, "bear") or 隈 (kuma, "recess, corner, shade")
Okuna Polish
Polish (also Okuła): nickname for a lame person, from okuleć ‘to stumble or founder’, Old Polish okułac.
Okuno Japanese
From Japanese 奥 (oku) meaning "inside" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Okuoka Japanese
The meaning of Okuoka/奥岡 equals to "Interior Hill"
Okusawa Japanese
From Japanese 奥 (oku) meaning "inside" and 沢 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Okuyama Japanese
From Japanese 奥 (oku) meaning "inside" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Olabarria Basque
It indicates familial origin near the eponymous river in the municipality of Markina-Xemein.
Olabeaga Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Bilbo.
Ó Labhradha Irish
Means "descendant of Labhraidh"
Ó Lachtnáin Irish
It literally means "Lachtnán’s descendant".
Olaetxea Basque
This indicates familial origin near the eponymous tower house in the municipality of Legazpi.
Olaf Norwegian
From the name Olaf.
Ólafsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ólafur" in Icelandic.
Ólafsson Icelandic
Patronymic of the given Ólafur. This surname is given to their sons.
Olagaraia Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Etxalar.
Olague Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Anue.
Olah Hungarian
Oláh (Olah) is a Hungarian surname that means Vlach/Romanian. A similar word is Olasz, meaning "Italian".Hungarian (Oláh): ethnic name from Hungarian oláh ‘Romanian’, old form volách, from vlach ‘Italian’, ‘speaker of a Romance language’.
Olano Basque
Province of Araba, so named from ola 'forge', 'ironworks' + the diminutive suffix -no.
Olari Estonian
Olari is an Estonian surname; taken from the masculine given name "Olari".
Olatunji Yoruba
"Olatunji" is a Yoruba surname and a given name meaning "Wealth awakes again".
O'Laughlin Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lochlainn meaning, 'descendant of Lochlann.'
Olausson Swedish
Means "son of Olaus".
Olavarrieta Basque
Ola: hut, forge. Varri: new. -eta:abundance of.
Olavsen Norwegian
Means "son of Olav".
Old English
From Middle English old, not necessarily implying old age, but rather used to distinguish an older from a younger bearer of the same personal name.
Oldknow English
Originally "Oldknoll"; deriving from the word knoll meaning ''hill''.
Oldroyd English
Derived from Old English euld meaning "old" and royd meaning "clearing".
Olds English
English: patronymic from Old .
Oldshield English
Probably came from the occupation of being a shielder
Oldt Low German
North German: variant of Alt.
Ole Estonian
Ole is an Estonian surname meaning "exist" or "entity".
Olegario Spanish
From the given name Olegario
Õlekõrs Estonian
Õlekõrs is an Estonian surname meaning "straw".
O'lennon Irish
Original form of Lennon. Probably a variant of O'Leannain (from a by-name meaning "lover"), but may also be derived from O'lonain (from lon, "blackbird").
Olesdatter Danish
Strictly feminine patronymic of Ole.
Olesk Estonian
Olesk is an Estonian surname meaning to "stay".
Oleson English
Anglicized form of Olesen
Olevian German (Latinized)
Olevian is a latinised word meaning "from Olewig" (a town today incorporated into Trier, Germany). ... [more]
Oley English
Was my mother's fathers name. Also my mother's brother.
Olin English, Dutch
English or Dutch name meaning either "from a low lying area" or from the word Hollander meaning "one from the Netherlands" a country well known for a low lying landscape.
Olin Swedish
Combination of the unexplained element o-/oh- and the common surname suffix -lin. A notable bearer is Swedish actress Lena Olin (b. 1955).
Ó Lionáin Irish
It literally means "Lonán’s descendant".
Oliphant English
Means "elephant" (from Middle English, Old French and Middle High German olifant "elephant"), perhaps used as a nickname for a large cumbersome person, or denoting someone who lived in a building distinguished by the sign of an elephant.
Olissaar Estonian
Olissaar is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "õli" meaning "oil/fat" and "saar" meaning "island".
Oliva Italian, Spanish
Of uncertain origin: derived either from a nickname to those who picked, worked with or sold olives, or from the given name Oliva.
Olivares Spanish
Nabitational name from any of several places named Olivares, from the plural of Spanish olivar 'olive grove'.
Olivas Catalan
Variant spelling of Olives, habitational name from Olives in Girona province, or a topographic name from the plural of Oliva.
Oliveras Catalan
Catalan: variant spelling of the topographic name Oliveres, from the plural of olivera ‘olive tree’, or a habitational name from Las Oliveras in Murcia province.
Olivia English
From the given name of Olivia
Olivieri Italian
From the given name Oliviero.
Oll Estonian
Oll is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from the masculine give name "Olev".
Ollis English
Unexplained surname found in records of Bristol and Bath.
Ollison Danish (Americanized)
Americanized form of Olesen .
Olloki Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Esteribar.
Olloqui Basque (Hispanicized)
Castilianized form of Olloki.
Ollson English
Variant of Olsson or Olsen.
Olmre Estonian
Olmre is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "olme" meaning "household".
Olmstead English (British)
Comes from the Old French ermite "hermit" and Old English stede "place".... [more]
Ó Lochlainn Irish
Irish Gaelic form of O'Laughlin.
O'lonain Irish
Derived from lon ("blackbird") and a diminutive combined with O ("grandson; male descendant").
O'Loney Irish
Anglicization of Ó Luanaigh.
O'Looney Irish
Anglicization of Ó Luanaigh.
Olszański Polish
Name for someone from a place called Olszany or Olszanica, both derived from Polish olsza meaning "alder".
Ó Luanaigh Irish
Means "descendant of Luanach"
Olufsen Danish
Patronymic form of the Old Norse personal name "Anleifr", or "Oluf", which is composed of the elements "ans", god and "leifr", a relic.
Olufson Danish
Variant of Olufsen
Olumets Estonian
Olumets is an Estonian surname meaning "existing forest".
Ölund Swedish
Combination of Swedish ö "island" and lund "groove".
O'Lunney Irish
Anglicization of Ó Luanaigh.
Ölvirsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Ölvir" in Icelandic.
Olympiou Greek (Cypriot)
Means "son of Olympios" in Greek. A famous bearer is the Greek Cypriot singer Despina Olympiou.
Ó Macáin Irish
Means "descendant of MAICÍN".
Ó Macdha Irish
Means "descendant of Macdha"
O'Maher Irish (Rare)
This name comes from the Irish surname 'Meachair' which means hospitality. ... [more]
Ó Maicín Irish
Means "descendant of MAICÍN".
Oman Arabic, English
From the place Oman.
Omaña Leonese (Castilianized)
Castilianized form of Oumaña.
Ó Maoileanaigh Irish
It means "descendant of Maoileanach".
Ó Maoilearca Irish
It means "descendant of devotee of Earca".
Ó Maoiléidigh Irish
Meaning, ‘descendant of Maoléidigh’, a byname composed of the elements maol ‘chief’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.
Ó Maoil Sheanaigh Irish
It means "descendant of devotee of Saint Seanach".
Ó Maolacháin Irish
It means "descendant of Maolachán".
Ó Maolfábhail Irish
Means "descendant of Maolfábhail"
Ó Maolmhóna Irish
Means "descendant of Maolmhóna"
O'mara Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meadhra "descendant of Meadhair" a personal name derived from meadhair "mirth".
Ó Marcacháin Irish
Means "descendant of Marcachán"
Ömərov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Ömər".
Omarov Kazakh, Avar, Kumyk, Dargin
Means "son of Omar 1".
O'Marr Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
This surname originated from the name 'Maher'. The O' means 'grandson of'. ... [more]
Omarzai Pashto
Means "son of Omar 1" in Pashto.
Õmblus Estonian
Õmblus is an Estonian surname meaning "seam" and "stitching".
O'Meara Irish
Variant of O'mara.
Omelchuk Russian
This name migrates from Russia/Belarus and has also been found in the Island of Cyprus. The name could be attributed to the surname 'Damon' disapearing as there was a 'Damon' family in the 1600's with locations unknown... [more]
Omerbašić Bosnian
Derived from Omer.
Omerbegović Bosnian
Derived from Omer and beg, a title of Turko-Mongol origin meaning ''chief'' or ''commander''.
Omerović Bosnian
Means "son of Omer".
Ó Miadhaigh Irish
Meaning ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’.
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 Mothlacháin Irish
It means "descendant of Mothlachán".
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.
Oña Castilian
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
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".
Ó Neachtain Ancient Irish
Meaning "(descendant) of Nechtan."
O'neil Irish
Variant of O'Neal.
Onesto Italian
From the given name Onesto.
Onfroy French
From the given name Onfroy, a form of Humphrey.
Ong Estonian
Ong is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "õng", meaning "fishing rod/hook".
Ong English
Variant of Yong
Ongai Shona
It is a form of the Shona name Vongai.
Onge English
Variant of Ong or Yonge
Öngo Estonian
Öngo is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "õng", meaning "fishing rod/pole" or from the village of Õngu in Hiiu County.
Ōnishi Japanese
Alternate transcription of Onishi.
Onishi Japanese
From Japanese 大 (o) meaning "big, great" and 西 (nishi) meaning "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."
Onodera Japanese
From Japanese 小 (o) meaning "small", 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" and 寺 (tera) meaning "temple".
Onorato Italian
From the given name Onorato
Onorio Italian
From the given name Onorio
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).
Onslow English
Recorded as Onslow, Onslowe and the dialectal Anslow, this is an English surname. It is locational from a place called Onslow described in Victorian times as being "a place within the liberty of Shrewsbury, in Salop', the original and still confusingly used, name for the county of Shropshire.
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".
Ooi Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Huang.
Ōoka Japanese
From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
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".
Ooms Dutch
Derived from Dutch oom "uncle".
Oort Dutch
From Middle Dutch oort "edge, corner".
Oortwijn Dutch
Patronym of Oort meaning "place" or "location"
Oorull Estonian
Oorull is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "oot (esker)" and "rull" meaning "roller".
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".
Ooy Indonesian
Indonesian spelling of Huang, based on Hokkien Ooi.
Opaliński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Opalenica, Nowy Tomyśl County.
Ó Peatáin Irish
Means "descendant of Peatán"
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.