Submitted Surnames Starting with T

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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
Toma Various
Derived from local variants of the given name Thomas, for example Toma in Romanian and Tommaso in Italian.
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.
Tomaszewski Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Tomaszew or Tomaszewo, derived from the given name Tomasz.
Tomasży Polish
Comes from the personal name Tomasz and any other name that relates to that name.
Tomatsu Japanese
From the Japanese 戸 (to or do) "door," "shutter" and 松 (matsu) "pine tree."
Tombaugh German
topographic name from to dem bach ‘at the creek’, perhaps a hybrid form as Bach is standard German, bek(e) being the Low German form. habitational name from places in Hesse, Baden, and Bavaria called Dombach (earlier Tunbach, from tun, tan ‘mud’).
Tomczyk Polish
Derived from the given name Tomek.
Tomek Czech
Comes from a pet form of the personal name Tomáš.
Tomer Hebrew
From the given name Tomer.
Tomičić Croatian
Variant of Tomčić. Derived from Toma.
Tomiie Japanese
Tomi means "Wealth, Abundance, Fortune" and Ie means "House, Home, Building, Family, Dwelling, Residence, Habitation".
Tomikawa Japanese
From 富/冨 (tomi) meaning "riches, wealth, fortune" combined with 川/河 (kawa) meaning "river."
Tominaga Japanese
From Japanese 富 or 冨 (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance" and 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Tomioka Japanese
From Japanese 富 (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Tomita Japanese
From Japanese 富 or 冨 (tomi) meaning "wealth, fortune" and 田 (ta) meaning "field".
Tomiyama Japanese
From Japanese 富 or 冨 (tomi) meaning "abundant, rich, wealthy" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Tomiyasu Japanese
Tomi means "Wealthy" and Yasu means "Cheap, Inexpensive, Relax".
Tomkin English
Derived from the forename Thomas.
Tomlin English
From a pet form of Tom, a short form of the personal name Thomas.
Tomlinson English
Patronymic from the personal name Tomlin.
Tomlison English
A variant of Tomlinson, or Thomlinson.
Tommaso Italian
From the given name Tommaso.
Tomoeda Japanese
Tomo means "Friend", Eda means "Branch, Twig".
Tomonaga Japanese
From Japanese 朝 (tomo) meaning "morning, epoch, period" and 長 (naga) meaning "long" or 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Tomonaga Japanese
From Japanese 友 (tomo) meaning "friend" and 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Tomosaka Japanese
友 (Tomo) means "Friend" and 坂 (Saka) means "Slope, Hill".
Tomotani Japanese
The surname can have different meanings depending on the kanji used
Tomović Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Tomo" or "son of Toma 2".
Tomp Estonian
Tomp is an Estonian surname meaning "stump".
Tompkins English
Patronymic formed from a diminutive of Tom 1.
Tompson English
A variant of Thompson.
Tomson English
A variant of Thompson, meaning "Son of Thomas".
Tôn Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Sun.
Tonderai Shona
Tonderai means "Remember". This name is given as a call to remember a particular event or to remember one's origins.
Tondi Estonian
Tondi is an Estonian surname meaning "haunted" and "spooky".
Tone English
Was first found in Leicestershire where Ralph de Toni received lands of the Lordship of Belvoir for his services as Standard bearer at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Tonelli Italian
Derived from a short form of Antonello, itself a diminutive of Antonio.
Toner Irish (Anglicized, Modern)
An anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic surname, O'Tomhrair. Still used in the modern day Republic of Ireland, and relatively common in Atlantic Canada.
Tones English
Variant of Tone.
Toney English
Derived from the given name Anthony.
Toni Italian
From the given name Antonio.
Tõnismäe Estonian
Tõnismäe is an Estonian surname meaning "Tõnis' (a masculine given name) hill".
Tõnisots Estonian
Tõnisots is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the masculine given name "Tõnis" and "ots" meaning "end"; "Tõnis' end"; a geographical location.
Tõnisson Estonian
Tõnisson is an Estonian surname derived from the Estonian masculine given name "Tõnis" and the Germanic word "son"; "Tõnis's son".
Tõnissoo Estonian
Tõnissoo is an Estonian surname meaning "Tõnis' (a masculine given name) swamp". Probably an Estonianization of "Tõnis' son (son of Tõnis)".
Tõniste Estonian
Tõniste is an Estonian surname derived from the masculine given name "Tõnis/Tõnu".
Tonkinson English
Means "son of Tonkin".
Tõnn Estonian
Tõnn is an Estonian surname and masculine given name related to the masculine given name "Tõnu".
Tonnelier French
French for "cooper."
Tonnesen Norwegian
Means "son of Tonnes", Tonnes or Tønne(s) being a Norwegian short form of Antonius.
Tonnoir French, French (Belgian)
Means "thunder". Originally, a nickname given to loud men. Very rare.
Tôn Thất Vietnamese
Derived from Sino-Vietnamese 宗室 (tông thất) meaning "imperial clan". This name was used by the royal family of the Nguyễn dynasty.
Tooding Estonian
Tooding is an Estonian surname derived from "toodang" meaning "production" and "output".
Toodu Estonian
Toodu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "toode" meaning "product", "manufacture", and "make".
Tooey Scottish
Variant of Toohey.
Toohey Scottish Gaelic
Modern form of the ancient pre 10th century Gaelic O' Tuathaigh meaning the descendant of the chief.
Took Literature
In J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings", the surname of Peregrin "Pippin" Took, a cousin of Meriadoc Brandybuck and second cousin of Frodo Baggins. Bandobras Took, also known as the Old Took, is somewhat a famous name in Hobbit-lore, as he was not only adventurous but a friend of Gandalf's and tall enough to ride a horse... [more]
Tooke English (Rare)
This unusual English surname is of pre 7th century Old Scandinavian origin.
Tool Estonian
Tool is an Estonian surname meaning "chair".
Toolan 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".
Toolin 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".
Toom Estonian
Toom is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "Toomingas" ("bird cherry") or, from the shortened version of the masculine given name "Toomas".
Toomast Estonian
Toomast is an Estonian surname meaning "Prunus pole/structure".
Toombu Estonian
Toombu is an Estomian surname possibly derived "toompuu" meaning "bird-cherry tree".
Toomet Estonian
Toomet is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "toomingas" ("bird cherry") or, from a variant of the masculine given name "Toomas".
Toomey Irish
from ancient Gaelic personal name 'Tuama', probably derived from 'tuaim', meaning a hill or a small mountain
Toomik Estonian
Toomik is an Estonian surname meaning "Prunus stand".
Tooming Estonian
Tooming is an Estonian surname derived from "toomingas", meaning "bird cherry" (Prunus padus).
Toomingas Estonian
Toomingas is an Estonian surname meaning "bird cherry" (Prunus padus).
Toomiste Estonian
Toomiste is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Toomas" (a masculine given name).
Toommägi Estonian
Toommägi is an Estonian surname meaning "prunus (fruit bearing) mountain".
Toompalu Estonian
Toompalu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Toomas" (a masculine given name) and "palu" (a sandy heath).
Toompere Estonian
Toompere is an Estonian surname meaning "Toom's (Toomas) family."
Toompuu Estonian
Toompuu is an Estonian surname meaning "bird-cherry tree".
Toomre Estonian
Toomre is an Estonian surname derived from "toompuu", meaning "Prunus".
Toomsalu Estonian
Toomsalu is an Estonian surname meaning "bird-cherry grove".
Toomsoo Estonian
Toomsoo is an Estonian surname literally meaning "Toomas' swamp". However, it is a corruption of the surname "Thompson" or "Tomson" that has been Estonianized.
Toon English
From the Old English word tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town"
Tootmorsel Popular Culture
The surname used by the character Harry "Ocho" Tootmorsel in the animated series "The Amazing World of Gumball".... [more]
Toots Estonian
Toots is an Estonian name derived from "tootja", meaning "manufacturer".
Topaz Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Topaz, which is a kind of a precious stone.
Topelius Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of the Finnish place name Toppila in Ostrobothnia, Finland. Zachris Topelius (1818-1898) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, journalist, and historian.
Töpfer German
It literally means "potter".
Toplitz German
German: habitational name from Teplice in northern Bohemia.
Topolovec Slovene, Croatian
Several locations in Slovenia and Croatia bare the name "Topolovec".
Topp German
German: from Low German topp 'point', 'tree top', hence a topographic name; or alternatively a metonymic occupational name or nickname from the same word in the sense 'braid'.
Toprak Turkish
Means "earth, soil, land" in Turkish.
Toran Galician, Irish
Galician (Torán): habitational name from the village of Santa María de Torán in Ourense province.... [more]
Torg English
Possibly from the Old Norse word “torg” meaning “marketplace”.
Toribio Spanish
From the given name Toribio
Torii Japanese
"Bird well".
Torinese Italian
One who came from Turin.
Torio Japanese
"Bird tail".
Toriumi Japanese
From Japanese 鳥 (tori) meaning "bird" and 海 (umi) meaning "sea, ocean".
Torkington English
From the name of a place in Greater Manchester, originally meaning "Tork's settlement" (Tork being a name or nickname combined with Old English tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town").
Torm Estonian
Torm is an Estonian surname meaning "storm".
Torn German
Derived from Old High German dorn / torn "thorn". As a surname, it was usually given to someone who lived near a thorn hedge.
Tornatore Italian
Derived from Italian tornatore meaning "turner", which refers to a craftsman who turns and shapes various materials (such as wood and metal) on a lathe. In other words: this surname is the Italian cognate of the English surname Turner... [more]
Törnblad Swedish
Combination of Swedish törne "thorn" and blad "leaf".
Torp Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Scandinavian form of Thorpe.
Torquato Italian, Portuguese
From the given name Torquato
Torralba Spanish, Catalan, Aragonese
Habitational name from any of several places called Torralba, named with torre meaning "tower" + alba meaning "white".
Torrance Popular Culture
This is the surname of the character of Stephen King’s character Danny Torrance.
Torras Spanish (?)
Means 'towers' in Spanish. Similar to name Torres.
Torrence Scottish, Irish
Scottish and northern Irish habitational name from either of two places called Torrance (one near East Kilbride, the other north of Glasgow under the Campsie Fells), named with Gaelic torran ‘hillock’, ‘mound’, with the later addition of the English plural -s.... [more]
Torrent Spanish
A topographical name for someone who lived by a flood stream, deriving from the Spanish torrente. Topographical surnames were among the earliest created, since both natural and man-made features in the landscape provided easily recognisable distinguish names in the small communities of the Middle Ages... [more]
Torrey English
Means "conqueror, victor" in Old English.
Torrez Spanish
Variant of Torres.
Torriente Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Cuban name likely meaning "river".
Torroella Catalan
This indicates familial origin within any of various eponymous localities.
Torrontegi Basque
It literally means a place where there’s a tower.
Torrubiano Castilian
It indicates familial origin within the municipality of Torrubia de Soria.
Torsdottir Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Torsdotter meaning "Tor's daughter". It may also be a Swedification of Icelandic Þórsdóttir... [more]
Torsen Norwegian (Rare)
Means "son of Tor".
Torshkhoev Ingush (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush family name derived the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The clan's name itself is derived from ТӀаьрши (Tarsh), a village in Ingushetia, of unknown meaning.
Tõru Estonian
Tõru is an Estonian surname meaning "acorn".
Tõruke Estonian
Tõruke is an Estonian surname derived from "toruke" meaning "tubule" and "pipe".
Tõrv Estonian
Tõrv is an Estonian surname meaning "tar".
Torvalds Finland Swedish
From the given name Torvald. A notable bearer is Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds (b. 1969), inventor of the Linux kernel.
Torvaldsson Swedish
Swedish patronymic meaning "son of Torvald". It was the surname name of Erik the Red (Eiríkr Þorvaldsson, anglicized as Erik Thorvaldsson or Erik Torvaldsson), father of Viking explorer Leif Erikson.
Toscano Italian, Spanish
Originally indicated someone who came from the region of Tuscany in central Italy.
Tõsine Estonian
Tõsine is an Estonian surname meaning "serious" and "earnest".
Tosta Italian
Tosta literally means "hard" in italian.
Tosun Turkish
Means "bullock" or "healthy, plump, stout" in Turkish.
Tot Serbian
Serbian variant of Tót.
Toth English (Anglicized), German
Either an anglicized form of Hungarian Tóth or derived from German tot "dead" or Middle High German tote "godfather".
Toth Jewish
This surname is a Hungarian surname that has been used by the Jewish population.
Totino Italian
from a pet form of the personal name Toto.
Totti Italian
From the Medieval given name Toto, abbreviation of either Benedetto or Battista... [more]
Totum Irish (Rare)
from the word "totem" meaning sign. Or from Irish 'titim' meaning 'fall'.
Touati Arabic (Maghrebi), Judeo-Spanish
Habitational name denoting someone who originally came from the region of Touat (or Tuat) in Algeria.
Tough Scottish, English
Scottish variant of Tulloch. In Scotland it is pronounced tyookh. ... [more]
Tõugu Estonian
Tõugu is an Estonian surname meaning "half-blooded".
Touilbini Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Abdelaziz Touilbini (1978-), an Algerian boxer.
Toujou Japanese
From Japanese 東 (tou) meaning "east" and 條 or 条 (jou) meaning "paragraph".
Toulouse French, French (African)
Derived from the name of the city of Toulouse.
Tounsi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic تُونِسِيّ (tūnisiyy) meaning “Tunisian”, ultimately from تُونِس (tūnis) meaning "Tunisia, Tunis". It can refer to a native of the country of Tunisia, someone from the city of Tunis (in Tunisia), or the Tunisian Tounsi dialect of Arabic.
Touré Western African
Probably derived from tùùré meaning "elephant" in the Soninké language.
Touriño Galician
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the parish of San Martiño de Lanzós in the municipality of Vilalba.
Tourville French
The name Tourville is a very old, and in one case, very famous name. One of the Marshall's of France was named Anne Hilarion de Cotentin de Tourville. This reads: Anne Hilarion of/from Cotentin, Comte (Count) of Tourville... [more]
Toussaint French
Derived from the given name Toussaint, which in turn is derived from Toussaint, the French name for the Christian feast day All Saints' Day (celebrated on November 1st every year)... [more]
Touzani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Possibly derived from Aït Touzine, the name of a Rifian tribe in Morocco.