Submitted Surnames Starting with S

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Sử Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Shi, from Sino-Vietnamese 史 (sử).
Sa Korean
There are three Chinese characters associated with this surname. Two of these are extremely rare and are not treated here. The remaining Sa surname is also quite unusual. There are two distinct clans, one of Kyŏngsang South Province’s Kŏch’ang County and the other originating with a refugee from Ming China who came to Korea near the end of the Koryŏ period (ad 918–1392).
Portuguese, Galician
Variant spelling of Saa, a habitational name from any of the numerous places named Saa, mainly in northern Portugal and Galicia.
Saa Portuguese, Galician
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Saa, mainly in northern Portugal and Galicia.
Saadaoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "relating to Sa'd" in Arabic (chiefly Maghrebi).
Saadat Persian
Means "happiness" in Persian, ultimately from Arabic سعادة (sa'adah).
Saadatmand Persian
Means "happy, auspicious, blissful" in Persian.
Saadiq Pakistani
Rare variant of Sadiq.
Saadoune Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "help", "luck" and "support".
Saag Estonian
Saag is an Estonian surname meaning "saw".
Saagpakk Estonian
Saagpakk is an Estonian surname meaning "saw log".
Saal Estonian
Saal is an Estonian surname meaning "hall".
Saame Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 左雨 (see Sasame).
Saara Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 茶新 (see Chashin).
Saarejõe Estonian
Saarejõe is an Estonian surname meaning "island river".
Saareke Estonian
Saareke is an Estonian surname meaning "islet".
Saarela Estonian
Saarela is an Estonian surname meaning "island area".
Saaremaa Estonian
Derived from "Saaremaa" a city in Estonia.
Saaremäe Estonian
Saaremäe is an Estonian surname meaning "island hill/mountain".
Saarepera Estonian
Saarepera is an Estonian surname meaning "island folk".
Saarepuu Estonian
Saarepuu is an Estonian surname meaning "ash tree" (Fraxinus).
Saarestik Estonian
Saarestik is an Estonian surname meaning "archipelago".
Saarik Estonian
Saarik is an Estonian surname meaning "ash tree stand".
Saarkoppel Estonian
Saarkoppel is an Estonian surname meaning "island paddock".
Saarma Estonian
Saarma is an Estonian surname derived from "saarmas", meaning "otter".
Saarmaa Estonian
Saarmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "island land".
Saarniit Estonian
Saarniit is an Estonian surname meaning "island meadow".
Saaroja Estonian
Saaroja is an Estonian surname meaning "island stream".
Saarpuu Estonian
Saarpuu is an Estonian surname meaning "ash tree".
Saarsalu Estonian
Saarsalu is an Estonian surname meaning "island grove".
Saarsoo Estonian
Saarsoo is an Estonian surname meaning "island swamp".
Sääsk Estonian
Sääsk is an Estonian surname meaning "midge" and "gnat".
Saat Estonian
Saat is an Estonian surname derived from "saatja", meaning "sender", "addresser", "guard" and "porter".
Saavedra Spanish
Derived from the place-name Saavedra and therefore signifies "descendant or son of one from Saavedra". The place-name Saavedra is located in the north western province of Lugo in Galicia, Spain and is believed to be derived from the elements "Saa" meaning "Hall" and "Vedra" (feminine) meaning "Old".
Saba French, Occitan
Nickname from a variant of Occitan sabe meaning "tasty, flavorsome". Compare Sabourin.
Saba Arabic
From the given name Saba or Sabah.
Sabado Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish sábado meaning “Sabbath, Saturday”.
Sabag Hebrew
Israeli modern form of Sabbagh.
Sabagh Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic صباغ (see Sabbagh).
Sabah Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Turkish
From the given name Sabah.
Şabanov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Şaban".
Şabanova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Şabanov.
Šabanović Bosnian
Means "son of Šaban".
Sabashvili Georgian
Means "son of Saba 1".
Sàbat Catalan
From a nickname or personal name bestowed on someone born on a Saturday, which was considered a good omen (Late Latin sabbatum, Greek sabbaton, from Hebrew shabat "Sabbath").
Sabat Jewish
Jewish (Ashkenazi) ornamental name from German Sabbat "Sabbath".
Sabat French
Nickname for a noisy, rowdy person, from Middle French sab(b)at "noise", "racket".
Sabatier French
Meaning "cobbler, shoemaker".
Sabatini Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Sabatino.
Sabatino Italian
From the given name Sabatino.
Sabato Italian
From sabato "Saturday".
Sabba Russian (Anglicized)
From the given name Sabba.
Sabbagh Arabic
Means "dyer" in Arabic.
Saber Arabic, Persian
Derived from the given name Sabir.
Saberi Persian
From the given name Saber.
Sabino Italian
From the given name Sabino
Sabinov Bulgarian
Means “son of Sabin”
Sabir Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Sabir.
Sabit Arabic
Derived from the given name Thabit.
Sabitov m Kazakh, Tatar, Bashkir
Means "son of Sabit".
Sabitova f Kazakh, Tatar, Bashkir
Feminine form of Sabitov.
Sablan Spanish
Of Savoy.
Sablone Italian
From Latin sabulo "coarse sand, gravel".
Sabo Serbian, Croatian, Romanian
Variant form of Szabó.
Sabolić Croatian
Croatian form of Szabó.
Sabouri Persian
Derived from Persian صبور (sabour) meaning "patient, tolerant".
Sabourin French (Quebec), French (Huguenot)
Southern French surname, originally a nickname for a pleasant or amiable person, from a diminutive of sabor meaning "flavor, taste" (Old French saveur). The Huguenots brought this surname to England, and from there it may have been introduced to North America.
Sabri Arabic
Derived from the given name Sabri.
Sabry Arabic
Derived from the given name Sabri.
Saburov Russian
Russian-language surname
Sabusawa Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 寒風沢 (Sabusawa), a clipping of 寒風沢浜 (Sabusawahama) meaning "Sabusawahama", a former village in the district of Miyagi in the former Japanese province of Rikuzen in parts of present-day Miyagi and Iwate in Japan, or a clipping of 浦戸寒風沢 (Uratosabusawa) meaning "Uratosabusawa", an area in the city of Shiogama in the prefecture of Miyagi in Japan.... [more]
Sacasas Spanish
Have researched the surname Sacasas, and have narrowed the usage down to four countries the name has been used in. Spain, Cuba, the United States and Philippines. The uncommonality of the last name and the fact that three of those countries were at one point or another colonized by Spain has led me to theorize Spanish origin.
Sacayan Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano sakayan meaning "boat, vessel".
Saccà Italian
From Arabic سقى (saqa) "to give water", a nickname for a water carrier.
Saccavino Italian
Possibly from French sac à vin "drunkard".
Saccente Italian
Nickname from medieval Italian saccente "wise".
Sacdalan Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog sakdalan meaning "perfection, excellence, extremeness".
Sachan Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit सचान (sácāna) meaning "kind, friendly".
Sachdev Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, virtuous, good" and देव (devá) meaning "deity, god".
Sachdeva Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant transcription of Sachdev.
Sachse German
Variant of Sachs.
Sachtleben German
Nickname for someone perceived to lead a carefree, easy life, from Middle Low German sacht(e) meaning "soft" + leben meaning "life".
Sackdavong Lao
From Lao ສັກດາ (sackda) meaning "power, authority" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Sackhoff German
Occupational name for a farmer who cultivated land to grow plants, particularly crops, derived from Middle High German sack meaning "sack, end of a valley, area of cultivation" and hof meaning "farmstead, manor, farm"... [more]
Sackmann German
Occupational name from Middle High German sacman meaning "baggage servant", one who was in charge of transporting and looking after a knight’s baggage and supplies on campaign.
Saclolo Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog saklolo meaning "help, aid".
Saco Italian
There are several possible derivations for the Saco surname: the Saco name evolved from an old Tuscan personal name, Saccus; it came from the word "sacco" meaning "a sack," and was an occupational name for a maker of sacks or bags; it was a habitational name taken on from the place named Sacco in Salerno province.
Sacramento Spanish, Portuguese
Meaning "sacrament" in Spanish and Portuguese.
Sada Japanese
From 佐 (sa) meaning "assist" and 田 (ta) meaning "rice paddy, field".
Sadangi Indian
Sadhangi :- Who knows the six Angas(parts)... [more]
Sadat German (Rare)
The last name Sadat means "master" and "gentleman," and is originally a religious last name which was popular in the west, more precisely in Germany.
Saddam Arabic
Derived from the given name Saddam.
Säde Estonian
Säde is an Estonian surname (and feminine given name) meaning "spark".
Sadeghi Persian
From the given name Sadegh.
Sadeghian Persian
From the given name Sadegh.
Sadeghpour Persian
Means "son of Sadegh" in Persian.
Sadeghzadeh Persian
Means "offspring of Sadegh" in Persian.
Sadek Arabic
From the given name Sadiq.
Sadeq Arabic
Gulf Arabic
Sadeq Arabic
Derived from the given name Sadiq.
Sadi Arabic
Derived from the given name Sa'di.
Sadik Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Sadiq.
Sadikaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Sadik" in Albanian.
Sadiković Bosnian
Means "son of Sadik".
Sadile English
1 English (mostly Lancashire): probably a variant of Sale .... [more]
Sadiq Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Sadiq.
Sadiraj Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Sadozai Pashto, Balochi
Means "son of Sado" in Pashto. The Sadozai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Popalzai mainly inhabiting Pakistan as well as a Baloch tribe living by the Gulf of Oman in Iran... [more]
Saduakasov m Kazakh
Means "son of Saduakas".
Saduakasova f Kazakh
Feminine form of Saduakasov.
Sadulaev Chechen
From the Arabic given name Sadulla meaning “happiness of Allah” from سَعِدَ (saʿida) “to be happy, to be lucky” combined with Allah.
Sadulaeva f Chechen
Feminine form of Sadulaev.
Sadykov Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar
Means "son of Sadyk".
Sadykova f Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar
Feminine form of Sadykov.
Saechao Thai
Form of Zhao used by Chinese Thais.
Saechua Thai
Form of Cai (via the Teochew romanization) used by Thais of Chinese descent, formed with Thai แซ่ (sae) denoting Chinese family names.
Saechueng Thai
Form of Zhuang used by Chinese Thais.
Saeed Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Dhivehi
Alternate transcription of Said.
Saeedi Persian, Urdu
From the given name Saeed.
Saehak Thai
From the Chinese surname Hao.
Saeidzadeh Persian
From the given name Saeid combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
Saejung Thai
From the Chinese surname Zhang.
Saekhu Thai
From the Chinese surname Qiu.
Saeki Japanese
This surname is used as 佐伯, 三枝木 or 佐柄木 with 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 伯 (haku, eki) meaning "chief, count, earl, uncle, Brazil", 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 枝 (shi, eda, e) meaning "bough, branch, twig, limb", 柄 (hei, gara, e, tsuka) meaning "design, pattern, build, nature, character, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft" and 木 (boku, moku, ki, ko-) meaning "tree, wood."... [more]
Saeki Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "help, aid" and 伯 (eki) meaning "official, count, earl".
Saeki Japanese
From Japanese 冴 (sae) meaning "clear, serene" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Saelao Thai
Form of Liu used by Thais of Chinese descent, formed with Thai แซ่ (sae) denoting Chinese family names.
Saelau Thai
Form of Liu used by Chinese Thais (based on the Cantonese romanization of the name).
Saelee Thai
Alternate transcription of Saeli.
Saeli Thai
Form of Li 1 used by Chinese Thais.
Saeliew Thai
Alternate transcription of Saelau (based on the Hakka romanization of the name).
Saelim Thai
Form of Lin used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saelin Thai
From the Chinese surname Lin.
Saemonsaburo Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 左衛門三郎 (see Saemonsaburō).
Saemonsaburō Japanese (Rare)
Derived from a combination of the given names 左衛門 (see Saemon) and 三郎 (see Saburō).... [more]
Saemonsaburoh Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 左衛門三郎 (see Saemonsaburō).
Saemonsaburou Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 左衛門三郎 (see Saemonsaburō).
Saeng Thai
Form of Wu used by Chinese Thais (based on the Cantonese romanization of the name).
Saengarun Thai
Means "dawn, aurora" in Thai.
Saengchan Thai
Means "moonlight" from Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and จันทร์ (chan) meaning "moon".
Saenger German, Jewish
Occupational name for a chorister or a nickname for someone who liked singing, from Middle High German senger, German Sänger meaning "singer".
Saengkaeo Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and แก้ว (kaeo) meaning "crystal, glass, diamond".
Saengkaew Thai
Alternate transcription of Saengkaeo.
Saengkham Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and คำ (kham) meaning "gold".
Saengkrachang Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and กระจ่าง (krachang) meaning "clear, bright, brilliant".
Saengmai Thai (Rare)
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and ไม้ (mai) meaning "wood, tree".
Saengngam Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and งาม (ngam) meaning "beautiful".
Saengsawang Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and สว่าง (sawang) meaning "bright, shining, brilliant".
Saengsuwan Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and สุวรรณ (suwan) meaning "gold".
Saengthong Thai
From Thai แสง (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and ทอง (thong) meaning "gold".
Saenkham Thai
From Thai แสน (saen) meaning "very, extremely" and คำ (kham) meaning "gold" or "word, speech".
Saëns French
From the given name Saëns
Saensook Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai แสนสุข (see Saensuk).
Saensuk Thai
From Thai แสน (saen) meaning "very, extremely" and สุข (suk) meaning "happy, pleased".
Sáenz Spanish
Patronymic from an unidentified personal name, possibly from Sancho.
Saetae Thai
Form of Zheng used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saetan Thai
Form of Chen used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saetang Thai
Form of Tang used by Chinese Thais. This is one of the most common surnames in Thailand.
Sæther Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse sætr "farm" or setr "seat, residence, mountain pastures".
Saetia Thai
Form of Zhang (via the Teochew romanization) used by Thais of Chinese descent, formed with Thai แซ่ (sae) denoting Chinese family names.
Saetiao Thai
Form of Zhang used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hokkien romanization of the name).
Saetta Italian
Means "lightning" in Italian.
Saeueng Thai
Form of Huang used by Chinese Thais (based on the Hakka romanization of the name).
Sævarsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Sævar" in Icelandic.
Sævarsson Icelandic
Means "son of Sævar" in Icelandic.
Saeyang Thai
Form of Yang used by Chinese Thais.
Safa Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Urdu
From the given names Safaa or Safaa'.
Safaei Persian
From the given name Safa.
Şafak Turkish
Means "dawn" in Turkish.
Safari Persian
From the given name Safar.
Səfərli Azerbaijani
From the given name Səfər.
Səfərov m Azerbaijani
Means "son of Səfər".
Səfərova f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Səfərov.
Safarpour Persian
Means "son of Safar".
Safarzadeh Persian
Means "born of Safar".
Safdar Urdu
Derived from the given name Safdar.
Safdari Persian
From the given name Safdar.
Safer Jewish
Variant of Safir.
Safeya Muslim
• Safeya is derived from the SAD-F-A root which is used in many places in the Quran, This name derives from the Arabic “Ṣafi”, meaning “pure, confidante, best friend”. Safiyya bint Huyayy was a Jewish woman captured from the Banu Nadir tribe at age 17, who became Muhammad's wife... [more]
Saffeels English (Rare), German (Rare)
Used as a last name a minimum of 82 times in (USA, Germany).
Saffioti Italian
From the place name Punta Safò, a settlement in Briatico.
Safi Pashto, Afghan, Pakistani
Meaning unknown. This is the name of branch of the Ghurghakhti Pashtun tribe in regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Safi Arabic
From the given name Safi.
Safir Jewish, Yiddish
Ornamental name from northeastern Yiddish dialect safir and German Saphir ‘sapphire’.
Safiullin m Tatar, Bashkir
Means "son of Safiulla".
Safiullina f Tatar, Bashkir
Feminine form of Safiullin.
Şəfiyeva f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Şəfiyev.
Safka Russian, Ukrainian
From Russian за́втрак savtrak, meaning “breakfast”.
Šafran Croatian
Means "crocus, saffron".
Safwan Arabic
Derived from the given name Safwan.
Safwat Arabic
Derived from the given name Safwat.
Sagaipov Chechen
Chechen name of unknown meaning, possibly of Arabic or Persian origin.
Sagaipova f Chechen
Feminine form of Sagaipov.
Sagara Japanese
From Japanese 相 (saga) meaning "nature, custom, fate, destiny" and 良 (ra) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" or 楽 (ra) meaning "comfort, ease".
Sagastume Basque
Topographic name from Basque sagasta meaning "apple tree" + -ume meaning "young plant".
Sagawa Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "help, aid" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Sagdiyev Uzbek
Famous barrier: Borat Sagdiyev
Sage English (Modern)
From the English word sage (see Sage).
Sağır Turkish
Means "deaf" in Turkish.
Sağlam Turkish
Means "firm, hard, strong" in Turkish.
Sagorsky Polish, Russian
It means literally "of the city/town Sagorsk". Sagorsk is a city near the Russian capital of Moskva. The ending of "sky" means "of". The "Sagor" part of the surname sounds to me like "za gor" which is "za gorod"... [more]
Sagrika Gujarati
Sagarika patel
Sah Indian, Hindi
Means "merchant, banker" in Hindi, ultimately from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu).
Saha Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
Sahabi Iranian
Possibly from Arabic صَحَابِيّ‎ (ṣaḥābiyy) meaning "companion", from the verb صَحِبَ‎ (ṣaḥiba) "to accompany, to be one's companion".
Sahagian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Sahakyan.
Sahagún Spanish
Habitational name from Sahagùn in Lleón province.
Sahakian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Sahakyan.
Sahakyan Armenian
Means "son of Sahak".
Sahar Arabic
From the given name Sahar
Sahara Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "aid; help" or 佐 (Sa), a clipping of 佐野 (Sano), a former manor in the former Japanese province of Shimotsuke in present-day Tochigi, Japan, and 原 (hara) meaning "meadow; plain; field"... [more]
Sahara Japanese
From Japanese 左 (sa), a clipping of 左衛門尉 (saemon-no-jō) meaning "judge of senior gate guards" and 原 (hara) meaning "meadow; plain; field".
Sahara Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 砂原 (see Sunahara).
Saharaoui Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic صحراوي (Ṣaḥrāwī) meaning "inhabitant of the desert" (from صحراء (Ṣaḥrā') "desert"), referring to the indigenous Sahrawi people of Western Sahara (see Sahraoui)... [more]
Sahashi Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "help, aid" and 橋 (hashi) meaning "bridge".