Submitted Surnames Starting with Z

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ZLATKOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of Zlatko".
ZMAJLOVIĆ Croatian
From zmaj meaning ''dragon''.
ZOBOO Indian
Variant of Zaboo.
ZOGHEIB Arabic
Variant transcription of Zgheib.
ZOHAR Hebrew
Derived from the the given name Zohar meaning "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
ZOLDAN Italian
from the name place Zoldo. Zoldan indicates also the name of a little valley North from Venice.
ZOLLER German, Jewish
Occupational name for a customs officer, Middle High German zoller.
ZOLOCHIVSKIY Ukrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the Ukrainian city of Zolochiv.
ZOLOMON American (fictional, Modern)
A corruption of Zalman, after Hunter Zalman Van Sciver, son of comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver. ... [more]
ZOLOTAREV Russian
Means "son of the goldsmith" derived from Russian золотарь (zolotar) meaning "goldsmith".
ZOLOTAREVA Russian
Feminine form of Zolotarev.
ZOPF German
Nickname for someone who wore his hair in a pigtail or plait, Middle High German zopf, zoph, or from a field name from same word in the sense ‘tail’, ‘end’, ‘narrow point’.
ZOPPI Italian
Nickname from zoppo "lame, unsteady".
ZORANSKY German (East Prussian)
The surname Zoransky (alternatively Zoranski) is of Prussian origin and traces back to 1525 when Prussia was formed. The surname Zoransky or Zoranski is of nobility class, however, the family was stripped of its rights and titles in 1834 during the Needle losses which took place 1794-1870... [more]
ZOREF Biblical Hebrew
Zoref, spelled צורף in Hebrew and pronounced Tzo-ref, though the typical American pronunciation is with a Z, means "Goldsmith" in both Biblical and Modern Hebrew, Zoref does not necessarily connote working only with gold; rather, it is a metalsmith that works with any kind of metallic substance.... [more]
ZORN German
From Middle High German zorn "wrath, anger". A notable bearer was Swedish painter Anders Zorn (1860-1920) whose father was German.
ZORORO Shona
Zororo means "rest". #It may be given to mean that the parent has rested after the birth of this child". Zimbabwean politician Zororo Duri was a well known bearer of this name.
ZOSIMOV Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of Zosim".
ZOSIMOVI Georgian (Rare)
Possibly from the given name Zosim.
ZOSIMOVICH Belarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
ZOUAOUI Arabic (Maghrebi), Berber
Derived from French zouave, in turn from Arabic الزواويون (al-zuwâwiyun), referring to a member one of the Algerian Kabyle tribes of Zuwâwa (also spelled Zouaoua; known as the ⵉⴳⴰⵡⴰⵡⵏ (Igawawen) in Tamazight)... [more]
ZOUARI Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown (chiefly Tunisian).
ZOUBIR Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zoubir; mainly used in Algeria and Morocco.
ZOUHAIR Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zouhair; mainly used in Morocco.
ZOZAIA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
ZOZAYA Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Zozaia.
ZRNČIĆ Croatian
Possibly derived from the Slavic element zrn, of unknown meaning.... [more]
ZRNIĆ Serbian
Derivative of Serbian tribal name located in Ozrinići, Montenegro.
ZSIROS Hungarian
Hungarian surname derived from the Serbo-croation word žȋr meaning "acorn".
ZSOLNAY Hungarian
Hungarian form of the surname Zilinsky.
ZUARETZ Hebrew (Modern)
Means "this land" in Hebrew, also Hebrew form of Suárez.
ZUBAIR Arabic
From the given name Zubayr.
ZUBAYRAEV Chechen
Means "son of Zubaira".
ZUBELDIA Basque
A famous bearer of this surname is Aritz Aduriz Zubeldia, a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a striker.
ZUBELZA Basque (Latinized)
It means bushes, weed or shrub. Also known as oak; in Spanish is Carrasca or Carrasquilla.
ZUBER German, German (Swiss)
German: Metonymic occupational name for a cooper or tubmaker, from Middle High German zuber ‘(two-handled) tub’, or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a tub. ... [more]
ZUBIAGA Basque
It literally means "from bridge".
ZUBIANI Italian
It comes from the given name Eusebio.
ZUCCOLI Italian
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".
ZUEENA English (American, Modern)
The Name Zueena Means Black Feathers & it originated with The Analuka Family of America.
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]
ZUGRĂVESCU Romanian
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.
ZUKAS Lithuanian
Shortened form of Žukaskaus.
ŽUKAUSKAS Lithuanian
Nickname from a Lithuanian derivative of Polish żuk meaning "beetle".
ZULKARNAIN Malay
From the given name Zulkarnain.
ZULOAGA Basque
It literally means "place of holes".
ZUMARRAGA Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ZUMPANO Italian
Comes from the town Zumpano in the province Cosenza in Calabria, Italy. The meaning is unknown but it possibly comes from a Greek-Calabrese surname.
ŽUNA Croatian
Derived from žuna meaning ''woodpecker''.
ŽUNEC Croatian
Derived from žuna meaning ''woodpecker''.
ZÚÑIGA Spanish
Spanish form of Zuñiga.
ZUPANČIČ Slovene
Means "son of Zupan".
ZURBANO Basque (Spanish)
Castilianized form of Zurbao.
ZÜRCHER German
Habitational name for someone from the Swiss city of Zurich.
ŻUROWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Żurowa.
ZUVA Shona
Zuva means "sun or day".
ZVAITIKA Shona
Zvaitika means "It has happened". This name may be given as a celebration that something that was desired or awaited has finally happened.
ZVEJNIECE Latvian
Feminine form of Zvejnieks.
ZVEJNIEKS Latvian
Means "fisherman".
ZVEZDANOVIĆ Serbian (Rare)
Derived from the given name Zvezdan.
ZVIRBULIS Latvian
Means "sparrow".
ZWEINSTRA German
Zweinstra is a German, relatively unknown surname which is also sometimes used in Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein.
ZWILLING German, Jewish
Means "a twin", as in a twin brother or twin sister. Often given to those who were twins.
ZWINGLI Swiss
Huldrych Zwingli had this last name. He was from Switzerland and he was a pastor.
ZYGMUNTOWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Zygmunt.
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.
ŻYŁA Polish
Means ''vein''.
ZYLSTRA Dutch, Frisian, English
Derived from Dutch zijl "canal" or "sluice". Originally indicated someone who lives near a canal or sluice.
ŻYWICKI Polish
A habitational name that was given to someone from a place named ̣Zywy, or possibly from a nickname from the Polish word ̣'zywy', which means ‘live wire’.
ŻYWIECKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Żywiec.
ŻYŹNIEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Żyźniewo.
ZZOHA Arabic
Probably from the given name Zoha, which means "Morning light"