Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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Cariglia Galician
The surname Cariglia comes from the autonomous region in the northwest Iberian peninsula.
Carisch Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and the given name Risch.
Carlander Swedish
Combination of the given name Karl or Swedish karl "man" and ander, from classical Greek andros, "man".
Carleton English
English: variant spelling of Carlton.
Carlin Irish (Anglicized), Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin (sometimes also anglicized as Carlton), meaning "descendant of Caireallán"... [more]
Carlin Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the given name Karl, which is also a common place name prefix, and the common surname suffix -in (originally from Latin -inus "descendant of").
Carlin Jewish (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of Karlin.
Carlova Romanian
Meaning uncertain. It may be related to the name Karlov or Karlova. Another possible relative is the surname Korolev, originating from korol meaning "king"... [more]
Carmack English
Anyone with information about this last name please edit.
Carneiro Portuguese (Brazilian)
Originally from Portugal.
Carner German, English
Americanized spelling of German Karner or Körner (see Koerner).... [more]
Carniglia Italian
Derived from the Latin word “carnem”, meaning “flesh”, and likely referred to a person who worked with meat or was a butcher. The surname may have also been adopted as a nickname for someone who was particularly robust or fleshy.
Carrie Scottish
Scottish form of Carry.
Carry Irish
Shortened form of McCarry and O'Carry.
Carsin French
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a contracted form of Caorsin.
Cartmill Anglo-Saxon
The name Cartmill is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived in or near the village of Cartmel in the county of Lancashire (now part of Cumbria.) Thus, Cartmill is a habitation surname which is derived from the name of a place... [more]
Carulli Italian
It should derive from the late Latin cognomen Carullus, a hypochoristic form of the more widespread cognomen Carus.... [more]
Casaday Irish
Variant spelling of Irish Cassidy .
Casado Spanish
Origin uncertain. Perhaps from casado "married", it may also be an alteration of Quesada.
Casals Catalan, French
Plural form of Casal.
Casanabe French
CASANABE is a French name meaning New house.
Casas Spanish
Origin uncertain. Possibly from casas "houses", which was used for several location names. Alternatively, it may be a corruption of Casaus, which was the name of two French knights that helped in the conquest of Seville.
Casaulta Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and aulta, the feminine form of the adjective ault, "high".
Caseel Romansh
Variant of Caseli.
Caseli Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and the given name Seli, a short form of Basilius.
Casilao Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kasilaw meaning "lustre, shine".
Caspescha Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and Spescha.
Cassatt French
Origin uncertain. This is not known as a surname in Britain. It may be an Americanized form of a French name such as Casault.
Casse French
Means "oak" in Gallo-Roman
Cassey Scottish, Irish
This surname originated around ancient Scotland and Ireland. In its Gaelic form it is called, 'O Cathasaigh', which means 'the watchful one'.... [more]
Castaignède French
Stéphane Castaignède is a French rugby player and coach.... [more]
Castellan Italian
This name is of Latin origin. It comes from "castellanus" meaning 'castellan, steward of a castle'.
Castellani Italian
Italian form of Castellano.
Castelo Branco Portuguese
Means “White Castle” in Portuguese.... [more]
Castillon French
means "castle"
Castrischer Romansh
Derived from the place name Castrisch.
Casutt Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and sut "below".
Catacutan Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog katakutan meaning "fear, fright".
Catena Italian
This surname means "chain" in Italian.
Cater English
Comes from the English word "caterer".
Cathomen Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and the given name Thoman.
Catrambone Italian
Catregn Romansh
Derived from the given name Catregna.
Catschegn Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and a short form of the given name Vincentius.
Catt English
Variant of Cat.
Caune Latvian
Derived from the word cauna meaning "marten".
Causinel Old Norman
Possibly an Old Norman form of Cassino, itself a diminutive of Cassio, the Italian variant of the Roman name Cassius... [more]
Çavdar Turkish
Means "rye" in Turkish.
Çavdar Turkish
Means "rye" in Turkish.
Cavegn Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and the given name Vivengius, itself a variant of Viventius.
Cavelti Romansh
The first element is derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family". The second element is of debated origin and meaning; theories include an adoption of Swiss German Welti.
Caveng Romansh
Variant of Cavegn.
Cavigelli Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and the given name Vigelli (see Vigeli).
Cawas Indian (Parsi), Persian, Indian, Arabic
Cawas is an Indian (Parsi) surname which means “Arch” in Persian and ultimately Arabic. John Cawas of Toofani Tarzan fame was a notable person with that surname.
Caxaro Maltese
One bearer is Maltese philosopher Pietru Caxaro.
Cayabyab Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog yabyab meaning "pounding of rice grains".
Caylus French
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a Southern French corruption of Latin castellum "castle, fort, citadel, fortress, stronghold".
Cazaly English (Australian)
The meaning of this surname is unknown. This is a very important name in Australian Football culture, as it was the surname of a very prestigious Australian rules football player, Roy Cazaly. Mike Brady, from The Two Man Band, published a song called "Up There Cazaly", which is played every year at the AFL grand finals, thus making this surname is well-known by Australian Football fans.
Çela Albanian
Meaning Unknown.
Celda Spanish (Modern, Rare), Filipino (Modern, Rare)
The Spanish word for 'cell', as in prison cell.
Čelik Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian "čelik", ultimately from Turkish çelik, meaning "steel".
Celmiņš Latvian
Derived from the word celms meaning "stump".
Celms Latvian
Means "stump".
Cel Tradat Romanian (Rare)
'cel Tradat' translates to "the betrayed" in Romanian.... [more]
Cerasuolo Italian
Means "cherry-colored." Appears as a word in many Italian dictionaries, but may have origins in the Greek period of Naples, where it seems to have originated. There are at least two villages found with the name, the most notable being near Monte Cassino, where many Japanese-American soldiers won Medals of Honor or other awards for heroism during WW II... [more]
Cerezo Spanish (European)
Surname, in general, of toponymic origin, frequent and distributed throughout Spain, from the noun -cerezo-, "fruit tree whose fruit is the cherry". The surname was derived from nicknames or through the many toponyms in Cerezo existing in Spain, names of populations such as Cerezo (Cáceres), Cerezo de Mohernando (Guadalajara), etc., whose name was taken by some individuals for be native from one of them, as was the custom in the Middle Ages.There were, therefore, different houses of the surname Cerezo unrelated to each other, the Castilian and Extremaduran being very old, whose branches passed to La Rioja, Andalusia, Valencia and Murcia.
Certich Hungarian
This surname is found mostly in PA.
Češnjak Croatian (Rare)
Means ''garlic''.
Çetinkaya Turkish
Means "hard rock" from Turkish çetin meaning "hard, tough" combined with kaya meaning "rock".
Ceylan Turkish
Turkish surname meaning "gazelle" from Persian carān جران.
Chabana Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 茶 (cha) meaning "tea" and 花 (bana), the joining form of 花 (hana) meaning "flower".
Chabashira Japanese (Rare)
茶 (Cha) literally means "green tea" and bashira comes from 柱 (hashira) meaning "pillar".... [more]
Chachin Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 茶 (cha) meaning "tea" and 珍 (chin) meaning "rare; strange".... [more]
Chacon Spanish
Spanish (Chacón): nickname from chacón ‘gecko’.
Chad Indian
Hindu (Bhatia) name of unknown meaning.
Chada Indian
Variant of Chadha.
Chadburn English (Rare)
Form the wildcat brook
Chadha Indian
Based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community. Ramgarhia Sikhs also have a clan called Chadha.
Chae Korean
Korean for Cai.
Chaemchamrat Thai
From Thai แจ่ม (chaem) meaning "bright, clear, shining" and จำรัส (chamrat) meaning "brilliant, radiant, prosperous".
Chaemsai Thai
Means "clear, without clouds" in Thai.
Chaiariyakul Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai ชัยอริยะกุล (see Chaiariyakun).
Chaiariyakun Thai
From Thai ชัย (chai) meaning "victory", อริยะ (ariya) meaning "excellent, honorable, noble" and กุล (kun) meaning "lineage, clan".
Chaikaeo Thai
From Thai ชัย or ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and แก้ว (kaeo) meaning "crystal, glass, precious, excellent".
Chaikaew Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai ชัยแก้ว or ไชยแก้ว (see Chaikaeo).
Chaimongkhon Thai
Means "auspicious victory" from Thai ชัย (chai) meaning "victory" and มงคล (mongkhon) meaning "auspicious, favourable".
Chaimongkol Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai ชัยมงคล or ไชยมงคล (see Chaimongkhon).
Chaisongkhram Thai
From Thai ชัย or ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and สงคราม (songkhram) meaning "war, battle".
Chaisongkram Thai
Alternate transcription of Thai ชัยสงคราม or ไชยสงคราม (see Chaisongkhram).
Chaisuk Thai
From Thai ชัย or ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and สุข (suk) meaning "joy, happiness".
Chaisuwan Thai
From Thai ชัย or ไชย (chai) meaning "victory" and สุวรรณ (suwan) meaning "gold".
Chaiyadech Thai
Variant transcription of Chaiyadej.
Chakhunashvili Georgian
Meaning unknown.
Chakri Mon, Thai
The clan name of Thailand’s Royals.
Chalaire American (South, Rare, ?)
Chalaire is a very rare surname, few people in the United States have the family name and might be raised in the United States. Around 99 people have been found who wears Chalaire as their family name... [more]
Chaleunsouk Lao
From Lao ຈະເລີນ (chaleun) meaning "flourish, prosper, much, many" and ສຸກ (souk) meaning "happiness, pleasure, joy".
Chalk English
English: from Old English cealc 'chalk', applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of chalk soil, or as a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Chalk in Kent or Chalke in Wiltshire.
Chalkokondylis Greek
Chalkokondylis (or Chalkokondyles) was a Greek noble family of Athens which was elected during the Florentine possession of the city. The family can be traced back to the 11th century.
Chalmers Scottish
Variant of Chambers. The -l- was originally an orthographic device to indicate the length of the vowel after assimilation of -mb- to -m(m)-.
Chambo English (Canadian)
Suspected to be of French origin. Specifically, a derivative of Archambault.
Chambon French
A very popular last name in France.
Champion English, French
Derived from the Middle English and Old French words campion, champiun and champion all meaning "athlete" such as a wrestler or boxer; also "warrior hired to do battle in single combat on behalf of others" (from Late Latin campio genitive campionis a derivative of campus "plain field of battle")... [more]
Champlin Belgian, English
Means Champion, was a family name in Belgium, a status and influence that was envied by the princes of the region.... [more]
Chamuotsch Romansh (Archaic)
Derived from Romansh chamuotsch "chamois".