Submitted Surnames Starting with T

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Tiao Taiwanese, Chinese (Hokkien)
Min Nan and Hokkien romanization of Zhang.
Tibayan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "strengthen, secure, steady" in Tagalog.
Tibu Estonian
Tibu is an Estonian surname meaning "chicken".
Tiburcio Spanish
From the given name Tiburcio
Tichá Czech, Slovak
Means "silent".
Tichý Czech
Means "silent".
Tico Spanish
From the given Tico.
Tidd English
This Old English Surname was derived from a hill named after its resemblance to a teat or tead (mammary gland) of which Tidd is a variant. That name became a name for the locale and further by extension for its people... [more]
Tiên Vietnamese
From the given name Tiên.
Tiensuu Finnish
Means "The road's mouth". Tien means "the road" and Suu means "mouth" in Finnish.
Tiesema Frisian
It's a patronym and it means "son of Ties".
Tiffany English
From the medieval female personal name Tiffania (Old French Tiphaine, from Greek Theophania, a compound of theos "God" and phainein "to appear"). This name was often given to girls born around the feast of Epiphany.
Tiffen English (British, Rare)
Tiffen is a diminutive of Tiffany which is in turn a diminutive of Theophania. Commonly found in the North West of England and Suffolk
Tiger Swedish
Perhaps taken from Swedish tiga "to keep quiet, to say nothing". Tiger is one of the names adopted by Swedish soldiers in the 17th century.
Tihane Estonian
Tihane is an Estonian surname meaning "tit" and "titmouse" ("Paridae").
Tiidus Estonian
Tiidus is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the masculine given name "Titus".
Tiigi Estonian
Tiigi is an Estonian surname meaning "pond".
Tiigimaa Estonian
Tiigimaa is an Estonian surname meaning "pond land".
Tiigirand Estonian
Tiigirand is an Estonian surname meaning "pond shore".
Tiik Estonian
Tiik is an Estonian surname meaning "pond".
Tiikjärv Estonian
Tiikjärv is an Estonian surname meaning "pond lake".
Tiirmaa Estonian
Tiirmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "twirl/wander "land".
Tiis Estonian
Tiis is an Estonian surname; a shortening of the word "tiisel" meaning "pole" and "beam".
Tiisel Estonian
Tiisel is an Estonian surname meaning "pole" and "beam".
Tiislär Estonian
Tiislär is an Estonian surname derived from "tiis" meaning "beam" and "pole".
Tiit Estonian
Tiit is an Estonian surname as well as a masculine given name.
Tiitsmaa Estonian
Tiitsmaa is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Tiit" and "maa ("land"); "Tiit's land".
Tikhonov Russian
Means "son of Tikhon".
Tikka Finnish
means "woodpecker" in Finnish
Tikkanen Finnish
Meaning "small woodpecker".
Tikker Estonian
Tikker is an Estonian surname meaning "gooseberry".
Tikko Estonian
Tikko is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "tikker" meaning "gooseberry" or from "tikk" meaning "match" and "peg".
Tilea Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Tilk Estonian
Tilk is an Estonian surname meaning "drop" or "droplet".
Till German
From the given name Till.
Tilney English
Used in farming familys back in the 18th century but its still living true! but this very rare and uniqe name is only used in three family in australia.
Tim English
Timberley American, English (Rare)
Means "timber clearing" in English. From the Middle English words tymber, meaning wood trees, and leah, meaning clearing. The name's origin be related to tree farming.... [more]
Timm German, Dutch, English
English: probably from an otherwise unrecorded Old English personal name, cognate with the attested Continental Germanic form Timmo. This is of uncertain origin, perhaps a short form of Dietmar... [more]
Timmerman Dutch
Timmons Irish
Reduced anglicisation of Gaelic Mac Toimín meaning "son of Toimín" (a pet form of Tomás, itself a Gaelic form of Thomas)... [more]
Timofeev Russian
Means "son of Timofey".
Timofeyev Russian
Variant transcription of Timofeev.
Timoney Irish (Gallicized)
The name Timoney is an Irish name. It originated in the west of Ireland. In Irish it is O'Tiománaí. Tiománaí means driver in Irish.
Timoteo Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
From the given name Timoteo.
Tímóteussdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Tímóteus" in Icelandic.
Tímoteussdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Tímoteus" in Icelandic.
Tímóteusson Icelandic
Means "son of Tímóteus" in Icelandic.
Tímoteusson Icelandic
Means "son of Tímoteus" in Icelandic.
Timothée French
From the given name Timothée.
Timotheou Greek
Means "son of Timotheos" in Greek.
Timothy English
From the given name Timothy
Tindog Filipino, Cebuano
Means "rise, stand up" in Cebuano.
Tinetariro Shona
Tinetariro means "We have hope". Usually given to declare that we have our hope in God.
Ting Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Chen.
Tinklenberg German
Probably of German origin, a habitational name from Tecklenburg in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Tinks English
Variant of Tink.
Tinsley English
From a place name in England composed of the unattested name Tynni and Old English hlaw "hill, mound, barrow".
Tint Estonian
Tint is an Estonian surname meaning "ink".
Tinworth English (New Zealand)
Tinworth, a fictional Cornish village, the location of Shell Cottage in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Also a rare surname, mostly found in New Zealand.
Tippetts English (American)
Tippetts Recorded as Tipp, Tippe, diminutives Tippell, Tippets, Tipping, patronymics Tippett, Tipples, Tippins, and possibly others, this is a medieval English surname. ... [more]
Tipput Thai
Variant of Tiput.
Tirado Spanish
Likely a nickname for a person with long limbs, from the Spanish tirado meaning "stretched".
Tisch Jewish, German
Metonymic occupational name for a joiner, from German "Tisch", Yiddish "tish" meaning table.
Tischner German
Tischner means carpenter.
Tišljar Croatian
Derived from Chakavian Croatian tišljar, meaning "carpenter".
Tisserand French
French for "weaver."
Tisseur French
Occupational surname meaning "weaver".
Titov Russian
Means "son of Tit".
Tizio Italian
From the given name Tizio
Tjernström Swedish
Combination of Swedish tjärn "tarn" and ström "stream".
Tjoa Filipino
Filipino for Cai.
Tkach Jewish
Ashkenazi Jewish and Ukrainian surname meaning tailor.
Tkacz Polish, Jewish
Variant of Tkach. Means 'to weave'
Tkhakushinov Circassian (Russified)
Of unknown meaning. A notable bearer is Aslan Tkhakushinov (1947-), a former Head of the Republic of Adygea.
Tlatilpa Aztec
It means where fire is born.
Tlebzu Circassian (Russified)
Derived from Adyghe лӏы (ḷə) meaning "husband, man" and бзэу (bzăw) meaning "deer, stag".
Tlemsani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Tlemcen, the name of a city in north-western Algeria.
Vietnamese form of Su from Sino-Vietnamese 蘇 (tô).
Toal Irish
Toba Japanese
From Japanese 鳥 (to) meaning "bird" and 羽 (ba) meaning "feather".
Tobar Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality.
Tobe Japanese
To ("Door") + Be ("Section, Part"). It's similar to Abe, kanji wise. Sunaho Tobe is a freelance illustrator and character designer.
Tobías Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Jewish
From the given name Tobías.
Tobing Batak
Means "riverbank, edge" in Batak. It is also used as a short form of Lumbantobing.
Tobreluts Estonian
Tobreluts is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "tobra" meaning "good" and "luts" meaning "burbot" (a type of fish).
Tobys Vilamovian
From the given name Tobys.
Tochihuitl Aztec, Nahuatl
Means ‘Rabbit Feather Down’ - ‘down’ as in soft feathers. It’s a combination of tochitl meaning "rabbit" and ihuitl meaning "feather" particularly small ones.
Toda Japanese
Japanese: there are multiple meanings with this surname depending on the kanji used. ... [more]
Todachine Navajo
Variant of Todicheene meaning "bitter water people."
Todhunter English
From the Old English word todde, meaning "fox", with "hunter",
Todicheene Navajo
"Bitter water people."
Todokori Japanese
Derived from the Japanese to, meaning "dipper", do, meaning "size", ko, meaning "child", and ri, meaning "white jasmine". Other combinations are also possible.
Todorić Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Todor".
Todoroki Japanese
Means "thundering sound" or "equal power" in Japanese. A famous bearer is Shoto Todoroki, a character in the anime series 'My Hero Academia'.
Todorova Bulgarian
Feminine form of Todorov.
Todorovac Bosnian
Possibly related to Todorović, commonly used by Serbs.
Todorović Serbian
Means "son of Todor".
Tõeleid Estonian
Tõeleid is an Estonian surname meaning "find of truth".
Toepfer German (Anglicized)
Anglicised spelling of Töpfer.
Toga Japanese
From Japanese 東 () "East", "eastern" and 賀 (ga) "congratulation". Other kanji combinations can form this surname as well.
Togami Japanese
From Japanese 十神 (togami) meaning "ten gods".
Togashi Japanese
From Japanese 富 or 冨 (tomi) meaning "abundant, rich, wealthy" and 樫 (kashi) meaning "oak".
Togata Japanese
From Japanese 通 (to, tou, tō) meaning "through" and 形 (gata) meaning "form"
Tognazzi Italian
From the given name Antonio. A famous bearer was Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi (1922–1990).
Togo Japanese
From Japanese 東 (to, tou, tō) meaning "east" and 郷 (go, gou, gō) meaning "village"
Tögyörd Slovak
Slovak I have a baptismal record of my great Grandfather I can send.
Toh Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Du.
Toht Estonian
Toht is an Estonian surname meaning "(tree) bark".
Tohver Estonian
Tohver is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "ohver" meaning "martyr" and "sacrifice".
Toi Indonesian
Indonesian for Cai.
Toim Estonian
Toim is an Estonian surname meaning "grain".
Tojo Japanese
Variant transcription of Toujou.
Tokiwa Japanese
Combination of Kanji Characters "管" meaning "Organize", and "和" meaning "Normal", "Japanese". Other combinations possible.
Tõkke Estonian
Tõkke is an Estonian surname meaning derived from "tõke", meaning "barrier" or "block". "Tõkke" also means "preemptive".
Tokoyami Japanese
From Japanese 常 (toko) meaning "everlasting, eternal" and 闇 (yami) meaning "darkness"
Tokufuji Japanese
Toku means "Virtue" and Fuji means "Wisteria".
Tokugawa Japanese (Rare)
The kanji in this surname : Toku ("Virtue") + Gawa ("River"). Ieyasu Tokugawa was the first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate.
Tokui Japanese
Meaning : Toku "Virtue" and I "Well, Mineshaft, Pit".
Tokuyama Japanese
Combination of Kanji Characters "徳" meaning "Virtue" and "山" meaning "Mountain".
Tolan Irish
Recorded as O' Tolan, O' Twolan, Toland, Toolan, Toolin, apparently Thulis, possibly on some occasions O' Toole, and probably others, this is an ancient Irish surname of very confusing origins... [more]
Toland 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".
Tõldsepp Estonian
Tõldsepp is an Estonian surname meaning "carriage" or "coach smith".
Toledo Spanish
Habitational name from the city of Toledo in Spain, derived from Latin Toletum of uncertain meaning.
Tolegenov Kazakh
Means "son of Tolegen".
Tolentino Spanish, Filipino, Portuguese, Italian (Rare), Judeo-Italian
Ultimately derived from the name of a town in the province of Macerata, Italy (see Tolentino). This was adopted as a Spanish given name in honour of the 14th-century Italian saint and mystic Nicholas of Tolentino... [more]
Toler English
Variant of Toller.
Tolivar Asturian (Modern, Rare), English (Rare)
Variant of Tolliver. Apparently, this name may have originated in Candamo, Asturias, in the 18th (or earlier) century. The "var" last syllable may be related to "fer," and the meaning may be related to iron, e.g. iron miner, iron refiner, etc... [more]
Tõll Estonian
Tõll is an Estonian surname derived from the mythological Estonian hero giant Suur Tõll ("Big Tõll" or "Tõll the Great") who lived on the island of Saaremaa.
Toll English
A surname given to a person who lived near a clump of trees.
Tollefsen Norwegian
From a patronymic from Tollef, a variant of Torleiv, from Old Norse þorleifr (see Torleif).
Tolli Estonian
Tolli is an Estonian surname meaning "bonded".
Tolomeo Italian
From a personal name which was either a short form of Bartolomeo or an Italian form of the Greek Ptolemaios.
Tölp Estonian
Tölp is an Estonian surname meaning "dock-tailed", "tailless", "short", "scanty", "dull", and "dim-witted".
Tolstoy Russian
Means "fat" from Russian толстый (tolstyy) meaning "thick, stout, fat". This was the name of a Russian family of nobility; a notable member was Count Lev "Leo" Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian writer.
Tołwiński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Podlachian village of Tołwin.
Tom Chinese
Common Chinese name
Tomahawk Sioux
The name comes from Powhatan tamahaac, derived from the Proto-Algonquian root *temah- 'to cut off by tool'. Algonquian cognates include Lenape təmahikan, Malecite-Passamaquoddy tomhikon, Abenaki demahigan, all of which mean "axe".
Toman Czech
Toman is nickname of name Tomas.
Tòmas Scottish
From the given name Tòmas.
Tomás Spanish, Portuguese, Irish
From the given name Tomás.
Tomáš Czech, Slovak
From the given name Tomáš.
Tomas Lithuanian, Polish
From the given name Tomas.
Tomaš Serbian, Croatian, Sorbian, German
From the given name Tomaš.
Tomašević Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of Tomaš".
Tomasi Italian
From the given name Tomaso.
Tomasik Polish
Means "son of Tomas".
Tómassdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Tómas" in Icelandic.
Tomasy Malagasy
From the given name Tomasy.
Tomasyk Czech
Czech and Slovak (Tomášek) and German (under Slavic influence): from a pet form of the personal name, Czech Tomáš ( see Thomas ).
Tomaszek Polish
From the given name Tomasz.