Submitted Surnames Starting with T

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Treisalt Estonian
Treisalt is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "treima (turn)" and "salto (somersault)".
Trelles Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Cuaña.
Tremain Literature (Modern)
Surname of a character in Esther Forbes novel, Johnny Tremain.
Tremaine Cornish
Variant of Tremayne. A famous fictional bearer is Lady Tremaine, the main antagonist of Disney's Cinderella (1950).
Tremayne Cornish
Name for someone from any of various locations called Tremayne (or Tremaine), from Cornish tre meaning "home, settlement, town" and men meaning "stone".
Trenfield English (Rare)
Relatives from Gloucestershire
Trentadue Italian
Trentadue, Joseph, Trentadue Irene, Trentadue Leo, Trentadue Evelyn, Trentadue Victor, Trentadue Cindy, Trentadue Steven, Trentadue Tyler, Trentadue Winery... [more]
Tressillian English
Derived from a Cornish place name meaning "Sulyen's farmstead" (see Sulien).
Treu German, Jewish
From a nickname for a trustworthy person, from late Middle High German triuwe ‘loyal’. As a Jewish surname it is mainly ornamental.
Treuz German
Derived from the town Trezzo sull'Adda in northern Italy, the name di Trezzo was used by a Milanese armourer family of the 14th century with the first known member being Bazarino di Trezzo, who was possibly also related to the Missaglia family of armourers... [more]
Trevelyan Welsh, Cornish
Derived from a place-name which originally meant "farmstead ' trev' or Tref (town in Welsh) of Elyan".
Treviño Spanish
Habitational name from either of the places so named in the provinces of Burgos and Santander.
Trevisan Italian
From the city of Treviso, in Veneto.
Trevithick Cornish
Means "person from Trevithick", the name of various places in Cornwall ("farmstead" with a range of personal names). It was borne by British engineer Richard Trevithick (1771-1833), developer of the steam engine.
Trewhitt English
From the location of the same name Trewhitt
Trewin Cornish
Habitational name from Trewin in Cornwall.
Trexler German
It is derived from the Middle High German "Drehseler," meaning "turner," and was most likely initially borne by a turner or lathe worker.
Trezise Cornish
Means "person from Trezise or Tresayes", Cornwall ("Englishman's farmstead").
Tri Vietnamese
An unexplained Vietnamese surname.
Triano Spanish
Possibly a habitational name from Triano, the Castilianized name of the Basque towns called Abanto and Urtuella, in Biscay province, Basque Country.
Triantafyllidou Greek
Patronymic from the genitive form of Triantafyllos.
Tribbiani Italian
Joseph Francis Tribbiani Jr. is a fictional character, serving as one of the primary characters of the NBC sitcom Friends and the main protagonist of its spin-off Joey, and he is portrayed by Matt LeBlanc in both series.
Triệu Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zhao, from Sino-Vietnamese 趙 (triệu).
Trieu Vietnamese
Simplified variant of Triệu.
Trifiletti Sicilian
Topographic name from a diminutive of Greek triphyllon "trefoil".
Trifunović Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Trifun".
Trigga English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Triggs or Trigg.
Trigiani Italian
Adriana Trigiani (1969-) is an Italian-American best-selling author, award-winning playwright, television writer/producer, film director/screenwriter/producer, and entrepreneur based in New York City.
Trigueros Spanish
Habitational name from places in Huelva and Valladolid named Trigueros, from a derivative of trigo ‘wheat’, or possibly triguero ‘corn merchant’. Nickname from triguero ‘dark blond’, ‘corn colored’.
Trikah Indian
Variant of Trikha.
Trillo Spanish
It literally means "threshing board".
Trimble English, Scottish, Northern Irish
A variant of Trumble, recorded in Northern Ireland since the 17th century.... [more]
Trimboli Medieval Italian
Trimboli: Means: "prince of three valleys." Land or (spoils) were given to worthy soldiers for there efforts after conquest. Three valleys in Calabria were given to a soldier who will become known as Francesco Guytano Trimboli, the new perprieitor in an area near Plati, Italy, Calabria.
Trịnh Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zheng, from Sino-Vietnamese 鄭 (trịnh).
Trinidad Filipino, Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity.
Trinket English, Popular Culture
Effie Trinket's surname: one of "The Hunger Games"'s trilogy character.
Triomphe French
From French meaning "triumph". A nickname for a person who's successful.
Tripathi Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit त्रिपाठिन् (tripathin) meaning "one who has studied three Vedas".
Tripathy Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Variant transcription of Tripathi.
Trippier English
This surname is derived from an occupation. 'a tripherd,' a goatherd, Yorkshire and Lancashire. 'Trip, a flock of sheep, a herd of swine or goats' (Halliwell).
Triska Czech
Meaning "splinter" in Czech. Nathan Triska is a teenage celebrity born in 1999.
Triskova Czech
Feminine form of Triska.
Tristano Italian
From the given name Tristano.
Trivedi Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows the three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (tri) meaning "three" and वेद (veda) meaning "Veda".
Trka Czech
Not Avaliable.
Troedsson Swedish
Means "son of Troed".
Trofimov Russian
Means "son of Trofim".
Troftgruben Norwegian
This last name is common in North Dakota.
Troi Popular Culture
Possibly a variant or corruption of Troy. A notable fictional bearer was the Star Trek: The Next Generation character Deanna Troi, who was the counselor aboard the USS Enterprise.
Troiani Italian
From the given name Troiano and variant of Troiano.
Troiano Italian
From the given name Troiano
Troise Italian
Possibly a regional name from Turgisius, Latin name of a Norman province of Sicily
Troisi Italian
Patronymic or plural form of Troise.
Trolle Swedish, Old Swedish
Swedish noble family. According to legend, an early ancestor killed a troll and that's how the family got its name. The family's coat of arms depicts a headless troll. The earliest known ancestor is Birger Knutsson Trulle (died approx... [more]
Trollope English
Locational surname derived from Trolhop, the original name of Troughburn, a place in Northumberland, England. The place name means "troll valley" from Old Norse troll "troll, supernatural being" and hop "enclosed valley, enclosed land"... [more]
Tromme Belgian, German (Swiss)
From low German meaning "drum".
Trondsen Norwegian
Means "son of Trond".
Tropov Russian
From russian word tropa - "trail".
Tross English (American)
This is a surname used by a person in furry culture for his fursona, Arden Tross.
Trotsky Russian
This surname means the Lithuanian city of "Trakai", a notable bearer of this surname was Leon Trotsky.
Trott English
"Trott" is an early recorded surname of the 17th century in America. It is five hundred years older when linked to Medieval Britain.
Trotter English, Scottish, German
Northern English and Scottish: occupational name for a messenger, from an agent derivative of Middle English trot(en) 'to walk fast' (Old French troter, of Germanic origin). ... [more]
Trout English
Occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling the fish.
Trovarello Italian
First mention of the surname was in Marche in the 14th century, given to a foundling Trovarello di Paolo or "Paolo's foundling".The name was transcribed as a last name, as this person adopted the first name Claudio Trovarello... [more]
Trow English
Nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English trow(e), trew(e) 'faithful', 'steadfast'.
Trowbridge English
Indicates familial origin from any locations named Trowbridge
Troxel German
Roots of the German surname Troxel can be found in the region of Hesse, where the name originated. Troxel may be an occupational name, derived from the Middle High German word "truhsaesee," meaning "leader." In this case, Troxel would be a variation of the German surname Truchsess.
Troy German, Jewish, French, Dutch
As a German and Jewish surname, it is and Anglicized form of Treu or a similar surname.... [more]
Troy Irish
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Troighthigh "descendant of Troightheach", a byname meaning "foot soldier".
Troyer German (Anglicized)
Surname common among the Amish and the Mennonites. It is the Pennsylvania German form of the German last name "Dreier", "Dreyer" or "Treyer". Hans Treyer, an early Anabaptist leader, died as a martyr of his faith in Bern in 1529... [more]
Truan Spanish
Means "Knave" or "Joker"
Truax French (Americanized)
An Americanized spelling of the French surname Trieux.
True English
This surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and has three distinct possible sources, each with its own history and derivation. ... [more]
Trueba Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous Castilian river.
Truedsson Swedish
Means "son of Trued".
Trueit English
Variant of Truett.
Truelsen Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Means "son of Truels" in Danish.
Truett English
English habitational name from Trewhitt in Northumbria, named from Old Norse tyri ‘dry resinous wood’ + possibly an Old English wiht ‘river bend’.
Trulsson Swedish
Means "son of Truls".
Trumbo French, German
French (Alsatian) form of German Trumbauer.
Trumm Estonian
Trumm is an Estonian surname meaning "drum".
Trummel Estonian
Trummel is an Estonian surname meaning "drum" and "barrel".
Trump English
Metonymic occupational name for a trumpeter, from Middle English trumpe "trumpet".
Trumpet English
From the English word trumpet which is an instrument.
Trumpfheller German
Means "drummer". From Middle High German trumbeler "drummer", from trumbe "drum" and the agent suffix -er.
Trương Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Zhang, from Sino-Vietnamese 張 (trương).
Truong Vietnamese
Simplified form of Trương.
Truslove English
A variant of Truelove. Truelove is common in the North of England whereas Truslove is its southern variant, being found in Warwickshire and Leicestershire. It is unclear if individuals bearing either surname are linked by a common ancestor, or if people bearing the surname Truslove are descended from Trueloves who migrated from further North of England.... [more]
Trusty English
This is a late medieval occupation descriptive name given to a professional witness, in effect an early Solicitor, the name deriving from the Olde French "Attester" - one who testifies or vouches for a contract or agreement.
Truszkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Truszków in Lublin voivodeship.
Truu Estonian
Truu is an Estonian surname meaning "faithful".
Truumeel Estonian
Truumeel is an Estonian surname meaning "loyal/faithful minded".
Truumees Estonian
Truumees is an Estonian surname meaning "faithful/loyal man".
Truup Estonian
Truup is an Estonian surname meaning "(chimney) flue" and "culvert".
Truuväärt Estonian
Truuväärt is an Estonian surname meaning "true worth". Ultimately derived from German.
Truuväli Estonian
Truuväli is an Estonian surname meaning "faithful field".
Trux German
Variant of Drux.
Trybus Polish
Meaning: "corpulent man" "tripod"
Trzonowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Trzonów.
Tsai Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Cai chiefly used in Taiwan.
Tsaldaris Greek
Feminine version is Tsaldari
Tsang Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Zeng.
Tsaoussis Greek (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
From the Greek meaning "peacock"
Tsarev Russian
Means "son of an emperor" in Russian.
Tsaritsyn Russian
From a former name of the Russian city of Volgograd that was used from 1589 to 1925. The name is from Царица (Tsaritsa), a small river and a tributary of the Volga, which was probably derived from Tatar сары су (sary su) meaning "yellow water".
Tsarnaev Chechen (Rare)
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Chechen царна (tsarna) meaning "them, they" or from an unknown given name or nickname. This is the surname of brothers Tamerlan (1986-2013) and Dzhokhar (1993-) Tsarnaev, the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Tsaryova Russian
Someone who is a descendent of a person who worked for the Tsar or Emperor.
Tschida German
Derived from the Czech word "třída," which means class, kind, category, grade, or avenue and place.
Tschida German
The Germanic spelling of the Hungarian name Çsida. Derived from the Turkish word for rider, or man on horseback.
Tseng Taiwanese
Alternate romanization of Zeng chiefly used in Taiwan.
Tserenov Kalmyk
Means "son of Tseren".
Tsering Tibetan
From the given name Tsering.
Tshabalala African, Zulu, South African
Means "shooting star"
Tshering Bhutanese
From Tibetan ཚེ (tshe) "life" and རིང (ring) "long".
Tshibuabua Central African
A notable bearer is Martin Tshibuabua, a soccer player.
Tshireletso Tswana
From the given name meaning "protection" in Setswana.
Tshuva Hebrew
Means "answer" or "returning" in Hebrew. The term חוזר בתשובה which means "returning to the faith", reffers to a person who becomes more religious person in Judaism.
Tsiklauri Georgian
Meaning uncertain.
Tsikunib Circassian (Russified)
Derived from Adyghe цӏыкӏу (c̣əḳ°) meaning "little" and ныбэ (nəbă) meaning "stomach, belly".
Tso Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Cao.
Tsoi Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Cai.
Tsoi Korean (Russified)
Alternate transcription of Tsoy.
Tsorn Russian
Russian form of Zorn.
Tsosie Navajo
From the Navajo suffix -tsʼósí meaning "slender, slim", originally a short form of a longer name such as kiitsʼósí "slender boy", hashkétsʼósí "slender warrior", cháalatsʼósí "slim Charlie", dághaatsʼósí "the one with a slender mustache", dinétsʼósí "slender man", or hastiintsʼósí "slender man".
Tsoy Korean (Russified)
Russified form of Choi used by ethnic Koreans living in former Soviet territories.
Tsubaki Japanese
The surname “Tsubaki” means flower.
Tsuboi Japanese
From Japanese 坪 (tsubo) referring to a traditional unit of length or 壺 or 壷 (tsubo) meaning "container, pot, jar" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine".
Tsuchida Japanese
From the Japanese 土 (tsuchi) "earth," "soil," 槌 (tsuchi) "mallet" or 津 (tsu) "harbour" and 知 (chi) "wisdom," "intellect" and 田 (da or ta) "rice paddy" or 多 (da or ta) "many."
Tsuchii Japanese
This is the same as Doi, it's just a different pronunciation.
Tsuchiya Japanese
From Japanese 土 (tsuchi) meaning "earth, soil, ground" and 屋 (ya) meaning "roof, dwelling" or 谷 (ya) meaning "valley".
Tsuchiyama Japanese
From Japanese 土 (tsuchi) meaning "earth, soil, ground" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill". Other Kanji combinations are possible.
Tsuda Japanese
Tsu means "Harbor, Seaport" and Da "Rice Patty, Field". Kentaro Tsuda is a voice actor and live actor.
Tsudzumi Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as either 鼓 or 都積 with 鼓 (ko, tsudzumi) meaning "beat, drum, muster, rouse", 都 (tsu, to, miyako) meaning "capital, metropolis" and 積 (seki, tsu.mu, tsu.mori, tsu.moru, -dzu.mi) meaning "acreage, amass, contents, load, pile, up, stack, volume."... [more]
Tsudzuri Japanese (Rare)
This surname is be used as 綴 (getsu, tei, techi, tetsu, sumi.yaka, tsudzuri, tsudzu.ru, to.jiru) meaning "bind (books), compose, spell, write."... [more]
Tsuge Japanese
From the Japanese 告 (tsuge) "tell."
Tsui Chinese
Alternate transcription of Cui.
Tsuji Japanese
From Japanese 辻 (tsuji) meaning "crossroad".
Tsujihara Japanese
From the Japanese 辻 (tsuji) "{road} crossing" and 原 (hara, bara or wara) "field," "plain," "original."
Tsujii Japanese
From the Japanese 辻 (tsuji) "{road} crossing" and 井 (i) "well."
Tsujimoto Japanese
From Japanese 辻 (tsuji) meaning "crossroad" and 本 or 元 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Tsujimura Japanese
From Japanese 辻 (tsuji) meaning "crossroad" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Tsujita Japanese
From the Japanese 辻 (tsuji) "{road} crossing" and 田 (ta or da) "rice paddy."
Tsujiura Japanese (Rare)
Tsuji ("Crossroad") + ("Bay, Coast"). Other than the athlete Steve Tsujiura ( who wasn't even born in Japan,but in Canada) this commonly refers to a Japanese fortune telling cracker made of rice.
Tsukada Japanese
From Japanese 塚 (tsuka) meaning "hillock, mound" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Tsukahara Japanese
Tsuka ("Mound") + Hara ("Plain"). Mitsuo Tsukahara is a Japanese gymnastics artist.
Tsukamoto Japanese
From Japanese 塚 (tsuka) meaning "mound, hillock" or 柄 (tsuka) meaning "design, pattern" or "handle, hilt" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Tsukauchi Japanese
From Japanese 塚 (tsuka) meaning "mound" and 内 (uchi) meaning "inside, within"
Tsukigata Japanese
月 (Tsuki) means "Month, Moon" and 形 (Gata) means "Shape, Form, Type".
Tsukimi Japanese
月 (Tsuki) means "Moon, Month" and 見 (Mi) means "Outlook, View, Mindest". Souhei Tsukimi is a light novel author who has written more than four different series.
Tsukimoto Japanese, Popular Culture
月 (Tsuki) means "Moon, Month" and 本 (Moto) meets "Origin, Root, Source". If you search for Tsukimoto', you'll quickly find fictional characters.
Tsukino Japanese
Means ''of the moon'' in Japanese. A famous bearer of this surname would be Usagi Tsukino in the show Sailor Moon.
Tsukioka Japanese
From Japanese 月 (tsuki) meaning "moon" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge". A notable bearer of this surname was Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (月岡 芳年, 1839–1892), a Japanese artist who is widely recognized as the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting.
Tsukishima Japanese
The character 月 means moon or month, and is pronounced “tsuki.” The character 島 means island and is pronounced either “shima” or “jima.”
Tsukiyama Japanese
From Japanese 築 (tsuki) meaning "fabricate, build, construct" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Tsukiyomi Japanese
Means 'moon god' or something like that.
Tsukushi Japanese
Like the first name Tsukushi.
Tsumura Japanese
From Japanese 津 (tsu) meaning "port, harbour" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Tsunami Japanese
From Japanese 津波 (tsunami) meaning "a tsunami, a tidal wave", which is a compound 津 (tsu) meaning "harbor" combined with 波 (nami) meaning "wave".
Tsunematsu Japanese
From the Japanese 恒 (tsune) "constant" or 常 (tsune) "always" and 松 (matsu) "pine tree."
Tsunetsuki Popular Culture
In the case of the character Matoi Tsunetsuki (常月 まとい) from 'Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei', the surname is made up of 常 (jou, tsune, toko) meaning "constant" and 月 (getsu, gatsu, tsuki) meaning "moon, month."... [more]
Tsunoi Japanese
From the Japanese 角 (tsuno) "horn" and 井 (i) "well."
Tsurumaki Japanese
From Japanese 弦 (tsuru) meaning "bowstring, chord" and 巻 (maki) meaning "scroll, volume".
Tsuruoka Japanese
From the Japanese 鶴 (tsuru) "crane" and 岡 (oka) "hill."
Tsuruta Japanese
Tsuru means "Crane, Stork" and Ta means "Rice Patty, Field".
Tsutsumi Japanese
From the Japanese 堤 (tsutsumi) "{river}bank."
Tsuzuki Japanese
From the Japanese 都 (tsu) "metropolis," "capital" and 築 (zuki) "since construction."
Tsuzuno Japanese
Tsuzu means "Twenty" and No means "Feild, Wilderness".
Tswb Hmong
One of the Hmong clans. Sometimes anglicized as Chue.
Tsybulenko Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname created from the Ukrainian word цибуля (tsybulya) meaning "onion" and the patronymic ending -enko.
Tsygan Russian
Derived from Russian цыган (tsygan) meaning "gypsy".
Tsyganov Russian
Means "son of a gypsy" in Russian.
Tsyrenov Buryat
Derived from Tibetan ཚེ་རིང (tshe ring) meaning "long life, longevity".
Tu Chinese
From the ancient city of Zoutu.
Tuazon Filipino
From Hokkien 大孫 (tōa-sun) or 大孙 (tōa-sun) meaning "grandson".
Tubbs Popular Culture
Surname of Cleveland's second wife Donna and her children Roberta and Rallo from American sitcom The Cleveland show (2009-2013)
Tuckerton English
Derived from Old English tucian meaning "offend, torment", and tun "enclosure, yard".
Tudorică Romanian
Derived from a Romanian diminutive of Tudor.
Tuell German
nickname from Slavic (Old Slavic toliti ""to soothe or calm"")
Tufan Turkish
From the given name Tufan.
Tufek Bosnian
From Turkish tüfek ''rifle''.
Tüfekçi Turkish
Means "gunsmith" in Turkish.
Tuguz Circassian (Russified)
Derived from Adyghe тыгъужъ (təġ°ẑ) meaning "wolf".
Tuíneán Irish
Meaning, "watercourse."
Tuinstra Frisian
Topographic name for a person who lived by a garden or enclosure, derived from Frisian tuin meaning "garden, yard", or a habitational name denoting someone from a place called Tuin.
Tuisk Estonian
Tuisk is an Estonian surname meaning "blizzard".
Tükk Estonian
Tükk is an Estonian surname meaning "piece" and "segment".
Tulenheimo Finnish
Meaning "fire's tribe" in Finnish. A famous bearer was Finnish prime minister Antti Tulenheimo (1879-1952), who was born Antti Thulé.
Tuleshova Russian, Ukrainian
Was the surname of “The Voice Kids Ukraine”, Daneliya Tuleshova.
Tulloch Scottish
Scottish habitational name from a place near Dingwall on the Firth of Cromarty, named with Gaelic tulach ‘hillock’, ‘mound’, or from any of various other minor places named with this element.
Tully Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh "descendant of Taithleach", a byname meaning "quiet", "peaceable".
Tully Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Tuile "descendant of the devotee of the will of God" (from toil "will of God").
Tully Scottish
Habitational name from any of various places called Tullo in eastern Scotland.
Tulp Estonian
Tulp is an Estonian surname meaning both "post/picket/stake" and "tulip".
Tulum Yucatec Maya
Means "wall" in Mayan language.
Tulush Tuvan
Possibly from a Tuvan tribal measurement used to denote a month or member of a tribe.
Tulvi Estonian
Tulvi is an Estonian surname derived from "tulvil" meaning "brimful" and "brimming".
Tulving Estonian
Tulving is an Estonian surname derived from "tulv", meaning "flood".