Submitted Surnames Starting with T

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Tetouani Moroccan
Habitational name from the city of Tetouan.
Tetrault French
French, Franko-American
Tetreault French
Ultimately derived from French tistre "to weave".
Tetseo Naga, Chakhesang
Best known as the surname of a certain music group from Nagaland in Northeastern India.
Tetta Italian
Means "boob, tit" in Italian.
Teubert German
Variant of Taube.
Teunis Dutch
From the given name Teunis.
Tewksbury English
Derived from Tewkesbury, a market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It is named with the Old English given name Teodec and burg meaning "fortification".
Teymouri Persian
From the given name Teymour.
Teymurov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Teymur".
Teytlboym Yiddish
It literally means "date tree".
Tezuka Japanese
From Japanese 手 (te) meaning "hand" and 塚 (tsuka) meaning "mound, hillock, grave".
Tgetgel Romansh
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a derivation from the given name Francestg.
Th English
Possibly a diminutive of other surnames starting with the letters th, such as Thatcher or Thomas.
Thabet Arabic
Derived from the given name Thabit.
Thabit Arabic
Derived from the given name Thabit.
Thạch Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Shi from Sino-Vietnamese 石 (thạch).
Thackery English
English (Yorkshire) habitational name from Thackray in the parish of Great Timble, West Yorkshire, now submerged in Fewston reservoir. It was named with Old Norse þak ‘thatching’, ‘reeds’ + (v)rá ‘nook’, ‘corner’.
Thackwray English
Means Thatcher, or someone who thatches roofs. A varient of the name Thatcher
Thahan Thai
Means "military" in Thai.
Thái Vietnamese
Vietnamese for Cai.
Thain Scots, English
Occupational surname meaning a nobleman who served as an attendant to royals or who was awarded land by a king.
Thais Greek (Modern)
from the given name Thais, meaning "beloved, bandage"
Thakkar Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity".
Thakur Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura) meaning "deity".
Thal Jewish, German
Ornamental and topographic name derived from German Tal "valley".
Thalman German (Americanized)
Partly Americanized spelling of German Thalmann or Thälmann.
Tham Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Tan.
Thammalangsy Lao
From Lao ທຳມະ (thamma) meaning "dharma, virtue, righteousness" and ລັງສີ (langsy) meaning "ray, beam".
Thammavong Lao
From Lao ທຳມະ (thamma) meaning "dharma, virtue, righteousness" and ວົງ (vong) meaning "lineage, family".
Thammavongsa Lao
From Lao ທັມມະ (thamma) meaning "dharma, virtue, righteousness" and ວົງສາ (vongsa) meaning "family".
Thamrongsombutsakul English (American)
Panat Thamrongsombutsakul is an animator at Walt Disney Studios, known for his work on Ralph Breaks the Internet, Raya and the Last Dragon, and Megamind, among other animated films.
Than Vietnamese
Vietnamese: unexplained.
Thane Scots, English
Occupational surname meaning a nobleman who served as an attendant to royals or who was awarded land by a king. Variant of Thain.
Thành Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 成 (thành) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded", 城 (thành) meaning "castle, city" or 誠 (thành) meaning "sincere, honest, true".
Thanh Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 青 (thanh) meaning "blue, green, young" or 聲 (thanh) meaning "sound, voice, tone".
Thannhausen German
An old noble family from Germany. Meaning "dwelling in Tann", specifically from their ancestral seat in the town of Tannhausen.
Thanos Greek
From a short form of the personal name Athanasios, literally "immortal". This was the name of several saints venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church, the most important of them being Athanasios the Great (293–373), theologian and patriarch of Alexandria in Egypt.
Thant Burmese
Means "clean, pure" in Burmese.
Thảo Vietnamese
Means "beautiful" in Vietnamese.
Thao Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Thảo.
Thao Hmong
From the clan name Thoj associated with the Chinese character 陶 (táo) (see Tao).
Thapa Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Odia
From an ancient military rank used in the Khasa Kingdom, which ruled parts of South Asia from the 11th to 14th centuries.
Tharu Nepali
Possibly refers to the Tharu, an indigenous ethnic group of Nepal.
Tharwat Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Tharwat.
Thaufeeq Dhivehi
From the given name Tawfiq.
Theall English
Theall is a rare English surname. It originates from the British town of Theale.
Theisen German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Matthias or Mathies (see Matthew).
Theiss Biblical German
From the given name Theis
Theissen German
North German: patronymic from Theiss.
Themptander Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the name of Tämta parish in Västergötland, Sweden.
Then Malaysian
Possibly a form of Chen or Shen used by Chinese Malaysians.
Théodore French
From the given name Théodore.
Theodore English
From the given name Theodore.
Theodoridis Greek
Means "son of Theodoros".
Theodoropoulos Greek
Means "son of Theodoros" in Greek.
Theodorou Greek
Means "son of Theodoros".
Theodorsson Swedish
Means "son of Theodor".
Theodulf Irish (?)
The name means "Wolf God" or "Wolf of Gods Blood".... [more]
Theophilus English
From the given name Theophilus
Theresa English, German
From the given name Theresa.
Theriault French (Rare)
Possibly from the Greek "therion" which means a beast of a nondescript nature.
Theron Southern African, Afrikaans, Occitan
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations in Occitanie named Théron or Thérond, ultimately from Latin torus meaning "elevation, height, embankment". A famous bearer is South African and American actress Charlize Theron (1975-).
Theroux French (Quebec)
Southern French (Théroux): of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name for someone living by "the wells", from a plural variant of Occitan théron "well".
Theuma Maltese
Most likely derived from Arabic ثُوم (ṯūm) meaning "garlic", used in reference to someone who grew garlic or owned a garlic field. Alternatively, it may also be from تَوْأَم (tawʾam) meaning "twin, double".
Theunis Dutch
From the given name Theunis.
Thibert French
From the given name Thibert, the French form of Theudebert.
Thiel German
Derived from Old High German thiot "people".
Thienpondt Belgian
Possible translation is “ten pounds” in Flemish possibly Dutch. ... [more]
Thiessen German, Danish
Reduced form of the personal name Matthias or Mathies.
Thimmesch Luxembourgish
Meaning "Tiller of the Water" in Luxembourgish. A variant of the Germanic surname Miller
Thirimanne Sinhalese
From an element with an unknown meaning combined with Sanskrit माने (māne) meaning "meaning, purpose".
Thirring Upper German (Rare)
The name Thirring has many different forms/variant spellings. These include Thiering, Thiring, Thuring,Thuringer, Turinger, Duringer, Diringer, Diring and During. One of the reasons for all the variant spellings is that the church scribes in Hungary originally all recorded the name differently... [more]
Thistle English
Derived from Middle English thistel "thistle", this was either a nickname or a topographic name for someone who lived near a place overgrown with thistles.
Thistlethwaite English
A surname found in Lancashire in north west England, taken from the name of a minor place in the parish of Lancaster which meant "meadow overgrown with thistles" from Middle English thistle and thwaite "meadow" (cf... [more]
Thoj Hmong
Original Hmong form of Thao.
Thoma German, German (Swiss)
German and Swiss German: variant of Thomas. Greek: genitive patronymic from Thomas. Genitive patronymics are particularly associated with Cyprus.
Thoman German
Derived from the personal name Thoman.
Thomann German
Variant of Thoman. It was first discovered in Germany, where it surfaced in the medieval times.
Thomason Welsh, English
Means "son of Thomas".
Thompsen English
Variant of Thompson meaning "Son of Thomas".
Thomsen English
A variant of Thompson, meaning "Son of Thomas".
Thondan Tamil, Indian
Tamil for "devotee, votary".
Thongsavanh Lao
From Lao ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold" and ສະຫວັນ (savanh) meaning "heaven".
Thongsing Thai
From Thai ทอง (thong) meaning "gold" and สิงห์ (sing) meaning "lion".
Thongsuk Thai
From Thai ทอง (thong) meaning "gold" and สุก (suk) meaning "ripe, mature".
Thongthip Lao, Thai
From Thai ทอง (thong) or Lao ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold" and Thai ทิพย์ (thip) or Lao ທິບ (thip) meaning "divine, heavenly, celestial".
Thöny Romansh
Derived from the given name Antonius.
Þórarinnsdóttir Icelandic
Used exclusively by women. Means "daughter of Þórarinn."
Þórarinnsson Icelandic
Means "son of Þórarinn" in Icelandic.
Þórasdóttir Icelandic
Matronymic, used exclusively by women. Means "daughter of Þóra".
Þórasson Icelandic
Matronymic, used exclusively by men. Means "son of Þóra".
Thorbecke Dutch
Combined from old Norse god 'Thor' and old Norse 'Beck' means 'stream'. This is a dutch surname from old Norse.
Thoreau English
Last name of famous American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, sage writer and philosopher, Henry David Thoreau.
Thorén Swedish
Combination of the name Thor (possibly derived from a place named with this element) and the common surname suffix -én.
Þórhalldóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Þórhallur" in Icelandic.
Þórhallsson Icelandic
Means "son of Þórhallur" in Icelandic.
Þórirsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Þórir" in Icelandic.
Thörn Swedish
Either a cognate of English Thorn or German Torn, or a soldier name derived from Swedish törn "thorn".
Thorn Low German, German, German (Silesian), Polish, Luxembourgish
In North German, Danish, and Luxembourgish, it is a habitational name for someone who lived near a tower, from Middle Low German torn "tower".... [more]
Thornburg English
The name Thornburg comes from the Old English thorn broc, because the original bearers lived near a "stream by the thorns" in Buckinghamshire and North Yorkshire.
Thornhill English
Habitational name from any of various places named Thornhill, for example in Derbyshire, West Yorkshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire, from Old English þorn "thorn bush" + hyll "hill".
Thornley English
Derived from Thornley, which is the name of three villages in England (two are located in the county of Durham, the third in Lancashire). All three villages derive their name from Old English þorn "thorn" and Old English leah "clearing (in a wood), glade", which gives their name the meaning of "the thorny glade"... [more]
Thorogood English
Variant form of Thurgood.
Thorp English
Variant of Thorpe.
Þórsdóttir Icelandic
Means "daughter of Þór" in Icelandic.
Thorson Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Scandinavian
The Norwegian surname Thorson is of patronymic origin. The name means son of or descendant of Thor a Scandinavian personal name meaning "Thunder ". In mythology, Thor the son of Odin was the God of war.
Þórsson Icelandic
Means "son of Þór" in Icelandic.
Thorton English
Contracted form of Thornton.
Thrall English
English status name from Old English þr?l ‘thrall’, ‘serf’ (from Old Norse þræll).
Threadgold English
Means "person who embroiders cloth with gold thread".
Threepwood English
The last name of the main pirate character in Lucaart's Monkey Island.
Threet American (Anglicized), German
Americanization of German Tritt.
Threston Medieval English (Rare)
The surname of Threston is English in origin, and, means "to twist"** and, can be traced as far back as the 11th century where the name is found in the "Domesday Book." The name Threston is a variation of the name of the town of Threxton, Norfolk, UK, and, there are several variations of the name Threxton including:... [more]
Throndsen Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Trondsen, meaning "son of Trond".
Thulin Swedish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly derived from thule, an ancient Greek and Roman term for an area in northern Europe which some believe to be the Nordic countries.
Thulis 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".
Thunberg Swedish
Combination of Swedish tun (from Old Norse tún) "enclosure, courtyard, plot, fence" and berg "mountain".
Thundercloud English
This was the last name of a person I saw on YouTube. It was actually their last name. I am not joking at all. According to this site, it ranks 128,249 out of 162,253. It's a pretty badass last name... [more]
Thunderson English
Means "son of Thunder".
Thurgood English
From the Old English given name Thurgod (see Þórgautr).
Thuringer German
Habitational name for someone from Thuringia.
Thurles English
Today's generation of the Thurles family bears a name that was brought to England by the migration wave that was started by the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Thurles family lived in Suffolk, at Thurlow which was in turn derived from the Old English word tryohlaw, meaning dweller by the hill.
Thurman English (Rare)
Composed of the elements þórr (see Thor) and mundr "protection".
Thurston English
Derived from the Old Norse personal name þórsteinn (see Torsten).
Thynne English
Either a nickname meaning “thin”, from Old English þynne, or the designation “of th’Inne” for someone who lived at the Inn of Court.
Tiago Portuguese
From the given name Tiago.
Tiäkenbuorch Low German
Westphalian, it indicates familial origin within the eponymous town.
Tian Chinese
From Chinese 田 (tián) meaning "field, farmland".
Tiannaimuang Thai
The surname "เถียรในเมือง" is used after the place they was born: Nai Muang District in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand.
Tiao Taiwanese, Chinese (Hokkien)
Min Nan and Hokkien romanization of Zhang.
Tiao Chinese
Alternate transcription of Chinese 刁 (see Diao).
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.
Ticozzi Italian
Possibly derived from the given name Ardito or its diminutive forms Ardizzo or Ardizzone.
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]
Tiefenbrunn German
Possibly a combination of the german word “Tiefe” meaning depths, and germanic brun, meaning armor, protection
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