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Ethnic name for a Turk, or a nickname from the same word in the sense of a non-Christian or, following the medieval ethnic stereotype, a cruel, ferocious, or short-tempered person.
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Turi is an Estonian surname meaning both "scruff" or "withers".
TÜRKMEN Turkish, Turkmen
Refers to a Turkmen person (someone from the present-day nation of Turkmenistan). The ethnonym itself is believed to be derived from Türk
combined with the Sogdian suffix -man
(thus meaning "almost Turk") or from Türk
combined with Arabic إِيمَان (ʾīmān)
meaning "faith, belief, religion".
TURKSTRA - Meaning: From the town of "Turkeye". Turkeye is a small town within Zeelandic Flanders in the western part of Netherlands. This family names was given to persons originating from the village.
TURNBO Prussian (Modern, Rare), German (East Prussian, Modern, Rare), American (Americanized, Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Originally the name was spelled Dornbach, meaning "thorny creek". Derived from Old High German Dorn, Turn, or Torn "thorn" and Bach meaning creek. German ancestors of this family eventually came to Pennsylvania in 1725, the name slowly started to change to Turnbach around the 1850's, reasoning unknown, and later Turnbo... [more]
TURNEY English, Norman
Habitational name from places in France called Tournai, Tournay, or Tourny. All named with the pre-Roman personal name TURNUS
and the locative suffix -acum
Türnpuu is an Estonian surname meaning "buckthorn tree" (Rhamnus).
Origin unidentified ('Dictionary of American Family Names': "1881 census has 0, Not in RW, EML"), perhaps from the Italian surname TARANTINO
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the Comarca of Calatayú.
From 'turku', an archaic word for a marketplace (tori in modern Finnish), and the common surname suffix 'nen'.
Tutt is an Estonian surname meaning "wisp" or "tuft".
TUTTLE English, English (American), Irish
Derived from the Old Norse given name Þorkell
, derived from the elements þórr
) and ketill
"cauldron". The name evolved into Thurkill
in England and came into use as a given name in the Middle Ages... [more]
Tuude is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the masculine given name "Tuudor".
Tuule is an Estonian surname (and feminine given name) meaning "calm".
Tuum is an Estonian surname meaning "essence", "crux" and "point (gist)"
Tüür is an Estonian surname meaning "(boat) rudder".
Tuvi is an Estonian surname meaning "pigeon/dove".
Norwegian habitational name derived from Old Norse þveit
Most famously borne in the pen name of American author and one time Mississippi riverboat pilot Mark Twain (1835-1910), whose real name is Samuel Langhorne CLEMENS
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 Greater Polish villages: 2 named Twardowo or 1 named Twardów.
TWEAK Popular Culture
Tweek Tweak is one of the reoccurring characters on the animated TV series South Park.
Russian surname derived from Tver Oblast (known as Kalinin from 1931-1990, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
English habitational name from any of the numerous places named Twyford, for example in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, and Norfolk, from Old English twi-
‘double’ + ford
TYREE Scottish, English
A name that evolved among the descendants of the people of the kingdom of Dalriada in ancient Scotland.
Means "German" in Swedish. It probably started out as a nickname for someone who had immigrated from Germany or for someone who had German ancestry. It could also be a 'soldier name' and refer to the military unit someone belonged to... [more]
From the given name TZVI
, means "gazelle, roebuck" in Hebrew.