Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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Dilabbio Italian
A surname historically used in southern Italy, possibly derived from the Italian "dell avvio" meaning "of the beginning."
Dilan Filipino, Ilocano
Filipino from the filipine islands
Dilek Turkish
Means "wish, desire" in Turkish.
Dileo Italian
Southern Italian Surname.
Dillie German
Probably an altered spelling of Dilley or Dilly or possibly of German Dillier... [more]
Dillon Irish
Dillon is a surname of Irish origin but with Breton-Norman roots. It is first recorded in Ireland with the arrival of Sir Henry de Leon (c.1176 – 1244), of a cadet branch of Viscounty of Léon, Brittany... [more]
Dills English (American)
1 Variant spelling of Dutch Dils .... [more]
Dilustro Literature
Madame diLustro is described as a fine cook and an excellent detective. She often hosts dinner parties and flies into a rage if one of her guests arrives even five minutes late. Snicket has to dash off to one of her dinner parties while in the middle of writing The Reptile Room.
Dim Croatian
Derived from dim, meaning "smoke".... [more]
Dimaampao Filipino, Maranao
Possibly from the name of Dima'amapaw Kalinan, a character in the Darangen epic. The name itself may be derived from Maranao di' meaning "no, not" and ampaw meaning "detoured".
Dimants Latvian
Means "diamond".
Dimeglio Italian
First used in Venice, Italy
Dimond English, Irish
English and Irish variant of Diamond.
Din Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "religion, faith, belief" in Arabic.
Dinescu Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Ding Hui
From the Arabic surname al-Din.‎
Dingli Maltese
Dingli is a surname coming from the small village of Had-Dingli in Malta.
Đinh Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Ding, from Sino-Vietnamese 丁 (đinh).
Dio Italian
Means God in Italian. It was born as a stage name by Ronnie James Dio (July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010), an American Heavy Metal Musician.
Dios Spanish (European)
Means "God" in Spanish.
Diouf Western African, Serer
From the Serer clan name Joof or Juuf of uncertain meaning.
Di Pego Italian
the origin of di Pego is unknown, but translates to 'I caught', in Italian.... [more]
Disharoon French (Americanized)
Americanized form of an unidentified French name, possibly de Charente. This name was established in MD by the end of the 17th century.
Dishel Russian, Yiddish, Jewish, Hebrew
Meaning Unknown, likely Yiddish.
Ditta Urdu, Punjabi
Meaning uncertain.
Dittman German (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of German Dittmann.
Divata Filipino (Rare, Archaic)
Is Visayan or Mindanao word which means "Guardian/Protector of the Nature"... [more]
Divina Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish divina meaning "divine, godlike".
Divinagracia Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Divine Grace" in Spanish.
Divjak Croatian, Serbian
From divjak meaning ''savage''.
Dix English
Variant of Dicks.
Dizznee Literature
Perhaps a variant of Disney, likely used by Shannon Messenger in her book series Keeper of the Lost Cities for this reason.
Djabou Arabic (Maghrebi), Central African
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Abdelmoumene Djabou (1987-), an Algerian footballer.
Djokoto African
from Togo Lome, Vogan in west Africa from the djokoto family.
Dmitrov Russian
meaning "son of Dmitri"
Đoàn Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Duan from Sino-Vietnamese 段 (đoàn).
Dobeleit German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German form of Dobilaitis.
Dobell English (Australian)
Sir William. 1899–1970, Australian portrait and landscape painter. Awarded the Archibald prize (1943) for his famous painting of Joshua Smith which resulted in a heated clash between the conservatives and the moderns and led to a lawsuit.
Dobesh Czech (Americanized)
Americanized spelling of Czech Dobeš, from the Czech personal name Tobiáš, or of German Döbesch, from the same Czech personal name or some other Slavic form of Tobias .
Dobie Scottish
Variant of Doby.
Dobrik Slovak
From youtuber David Dobrik (1996-)
Docherty Scottish
Scottish spelling of the Irish surname Doherty.
Docilus Ancient Roman
Don't know the source, which is why I put other.
Doerner German
Occupational name for a miller or mill worker.
Doi Japanese
Do ("Earth") + I ("Habitation") or ("Well, Mineshaft") in a different region. "Earth Well" is used mainly in the west and in Shikoku, the "Earth Habitation" kanji is used in eastern Japan. This name isn't rare and considered out of the ordinary, but it's uncommon to the ears.
Dokgo Korean
Korean form of Dugu, from Sino-Korean 獨孤.
Dollanganger English
The name of the family in the Dollanganger series by V.C. Andrews.
Domrane Kabyle, Berber
Not available.
Donceanu Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Donegan Irish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Donnagáin. Diminutive of "donn" which means "brown," referring to hair color.
Donough Irish
From the Gaelic Ó Donnchadha meaning "the descendent of Donnchadh" (cf. Donoghue).
Dorizzi Romansh
Derived from the given name Duri.
Dorjee Tibetan
From the given name Dorji.
Dorji Bhutanese
Means "diamond"; derived from Tibetan. The Dorji are a prominent and powerful family in Bhutan, with some members having been monarchs or holders of government positions. In 2014, this was the most common surname in Bhutan.
Dorkenoo Akan
Meaning unknown.
Dornan Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic surname Ó Dornáin
Doseolji Korean
Originated from the Gaya Confederacy
Dossat English, Scottish
Possibly from French origins (used predominantly in Louisiana in the United States).
Dotson English
Patronymic of the Middle English name Dodde. Originally derived from the Germanic root dodd meaning "something rounded", used to denote a short, rotund man.
Douangdara Lao
From Lao ດວງ (douang) meaning "ball, sphere, circle" and ດາລາ (dara) meaning "star".
Douangmala Lao
From Lao ດວງ (douang) meaning "circle" and ມາລາ (mala) meaning "bunch of flowers, garland".
Douangphachanh Lao
From the Lao classifier ດວງ (douang) for spherical objects and ພະຈັນ (phachanh) meaning "moon".
Douangphrachanh Lao
Alternate transcription of Lao ດວງພະຈັນ (see Douangphachanh).
Douangsavanh Lao
From Lao ດວງ (douang) meaning "circle, sphere" and ສະຫວັນ (savanh) meaning "heaven".
Doucouré Western African, Soninke
Meaning uncertain.
Dougenis Greek
Possibly from the elements doulos (δουλος)- "slave, servant" and genes (γενης)- "born".
Doughty English
Doughty. This interesting surname of English origin is a nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, deriving from the Middle English "doughty", Olde English pre 7th Century dohtig dyhtig meaning "valiant" or "strong"... [more]
Doukas Greek
From medieval Greek doukas "duke", "lord", from Latin dux. This was the name of a family of imperial rank in medieval Byzantium.
Dow Scottish, Irish, English, Dutch (Anglicized), German (Anglicized)
Scottish (also found in Ireland): reduced form of McDow. This surname is borne by a sept of the Buchanans.... [more]
Doward English, Welsh
Indicated that the bearer lived by two hills, from Old Welsh dou "two" and garth "hill"
Dowell English, Scottish, Irish
Derived from the Gaelic name Dubhgall, composed of the elements dubh meaning "black" and gall, "stranger". This was used as a byname for Scandinavians, in particular to distinguish the dark-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians.
Downard English
Downard comes from England as a diminutive of Downhead in Somerset and Donhead in Wiltshire.
Dowrick English
This name is found fairy widely in Cornwall, England.
Drab Thai (Sanskritized, Rare)
Sanskritized transcription of Thai ทรัพย์ (see Sap).
Drabkin Belarusian, Jewish
Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Yiddish drabke “loose woman”. Can also be from drabki (Belarusian) 'light cart' (+ the same suffix -in), an occupational name for a coachman (Alexander Beider).... [more]
Draby Thai (Sanskritized, Rare)
Sanskritized transcription of Thai ทรัพย (see Sap).
Drach Irish
Variant of Drake.
Drach Jewish
Ornamental surname derived from German Drache "dragon" (ultimately from Middle High German trache).
Dragan Romanian
Possibly from the given name Dragan or a form of Draganov.
Dragavei Romanian (Rare)
"It is a wild plant that consists in big curly leaves.It is called curly dock in english."
Dragonetti Italian
Diminutive of drago or dragone "dragon".
Dramis Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Not just a surname in Italy; it can also be found in Argentina and Brazil.... [more]
Drapkin Belarusian, Jewish
Phonetic spelling in Belarus of Drabkin... [more]
Dressel Italian
Italian form of Dressler
Drewitt English, French
English (Wiltshire Berkshire and Surrey): of Norman origin from the Old French personal name Druet a diminutive of Drue Dreu (from ancient Germanic Drogo); see Drew Alternatively the name may be from a diminutive of Old French dru ‘lover’
Drexel German, Jewish
It originates from the pre 7th century word 'dreseler' meaning 'to turn', a verb which in medieval times had a wide range of meanings.
Dridi Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
Drown English
Derived from drone meaning "honey bee"
Drowne English
Variant of Drown
Đščić Serbo-Croatian
Lol totally a made up name
Dualeh Somali
Meaning unknown.
Duan Chinese
From Chinese 段 (duàn) meaning "section, piece, division". According to legend, the name was adopted by the descendants of Shu Duan, a son of a Zheng duke who unsuccessfully tried to overthrow his elder brother.
Dubec Slovak
Very old word for oak