Submitted Surnames Starting with Z
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The surname Zuccoli was first found in Udine, a town in Venetia and capital of the province of Udine. An old walled city it dates back to early Roman times. There is an old castle (1517) in the center of the town which is now used as a museum and art gallery... [more]
ZUCKERBERG German, Jewish
Means "sugar mountain" from German zucker
meaning "sugar" and berg
meaning "mountain, hill".
ZUFALL Medieval German
A German name from the Middle High German "zuoval," meaning "benefit," "coincidence" or "windfall." It was a nickname for a lucky person, most likely a person to whom a plot of land had been given... [more]
Patronymic surname of uncertain origin. It may be derived from the verb a zugrăvi
meaning "to paint, to describe figuratively" and therefore mean "The descendant of he who describes/paints".
ZUILL English, Scottish
From the town of Zuill, Scotland. The "Z" pronounced as "Y" comes from ancient yogh representing a variety of sounds. The name itself is of unknown origin.
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Comes from the town Zumpano
in the province Cosenza in Calabria
Habitational name for someone from the Swiss city of Zurich.
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Żurowa.
Zvaitika means "It has happened". This name may be given as a celebration that something that was desired or awaited has finally happened
ZWILLING German, Jewish
Means "a twin", as in a twin brother or twin sister. Often given to those who were twins.
ZYK Russian, Belarusian
A Russian name now found in Belarus and other areas around "white Russia". Literally translates to the Russian word "beetle". It's pronounced "Z'ook" and has taken on other forms of spelling, such as; Zuck, Tzook, Shyk, etc.
ZYLSTRA Dutch, Frisian, English
Derived from Dutch zijl
"canal" or "sluice". Originally indicated someone who lives near a canal or sluice.
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Żywiec.
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Żyźniewo.
Probably from the given name Zoha, which means "Morning light"