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ÖVALL Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ö
"island" and vall
"wall, pasture, field of grass".
Galician topographic name from o vale
‘the valley’ (Latin uallis
Derived from the Old English "ofer," meaning "seashore," or "riverbank."
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.
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 is an Estonian surname derived from "viir" meaning "stripe" or "streak".
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.
From English owner
meaning "a person who owns something".
Habitational name form a now lost place name in Southern England. Possibly derived from the name of the river name Ouse and Old English -leah
From an English place name meaning "valley of the oxen", which was derived from Old English oxa
"ox" (genitive plural oxena
) and denu
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
From the Japanese 大 (o
) "big" and 山 (yama
O means "Small", Yama means "Mountain", Da means "Field, Rice Paddy".
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.
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.
A variant of OSAKI
. O means "Big" and Zaki means "Peninsula, Cape, Promontory".
Ožana - ožanka (Teucrium) - Osana - OSANNA, OSANKA (german) - HOSANA (hebrew)... [more]
A variant of Osawa, meaning the same: O means "Gerat, Large and Sawa means "Marsh, Swamp".
Özdemir literally means "pure iron" in Turkish, however means "one who is strong like his genealogy iron".
OZDOEV Ingush (Russian)
Russified form of an Ingush family name, which is derived the old Ingush personal name Ozda
used by members of the Ozda teip (clan). The name itself is of disputed origin and meaning, though it is thought to be of non-Nakh, Perso-Arabic origin... [more]
OZU Japanese (Rare)
In this surname can mean "Small" and Zu means "Harbor". This is how Yasujiro Ozu's surname is written. He was a director of films.