Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Duca Romansh
Derived from Romansh duca "duke, prince".
Duck Dutch
Dutch variant of Duyck. In a German-speaking environment, this is also a variant of van Dyck and Dyck.
Duckadam Banat Swabian
Best known as the surname of a certain Helmuth.
Dudaev Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Variant transcription of Dudayev.
Dudarov Ossetian (Russified)
Russified Ossetian name of unknown meaning, possibly of Turkic origin.
Dudayev Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of a Chechen and Ossetian family name of disputed meaning; the name may be derived from Ossetian дудахъхъ (dudaqq) meaning "bustard", from Ingush тат (tat) meaning "Mountain Jew", or from Circassian дадэ (dade) meaning "grandfather" or "king, head, chief"... [more]
Dudayeva Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Feminine transcription of Chechen Дудаев, ДудагӀеран and Ossetian Дудайты (see Dudayev).
Dude English
Derived from Old English word doughty which meant "manly".
Duesler Upper German
Andrew & brother Jacob were the Progenitors of Duesler, Duessler, Dueßler from 1752 Germany to America. ... [more]
Dufau French
The name DUFAU come from two French words DU which means « of the » and FAU which is old French for a beech tree. Surnames in France were given later so the person with this name meant he/she had a beech tree in his property... [more]
Dufva Swedish
From Swedish duva "dove, pigeon".
Dugal Indian
Based on the name of a Khatri clan. In India the name is more commonly spelled Duggal.
Duggan Scottish, Irish, English
Scottish and Irish variant spelling of Dugan. ... [more]
Dugonja Bosnian
This surname is used at: Sarajevo, Mostar, Dubrovnik, Novi Pazar.
Duman Turkish
Means "smoke, haze, fog" in Turkish.
Dumbuya Manding (Anglicized)
Sierra Leonean Susu surname of unknown meaning.
Dumper English
Variant of Dummer.
Dumper English
Variant of Dummer.
Dumper English
Variant of Dummer.
Dumper English
Variant of Dummer.
Dumper English
Variant of Dummer.
Dunacre English (British)
From Scottish Gaelic dun or donn, meaning 'fort' or 'brown' respectively, and acre, as in a plot of land.
Dungog Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Means "pride, honour" or "celebrity" in Hiligaynon.
Dunstan English
Either from the given name Dunstan or habitational name from Dunston (Derbyshire Lincolnshire Norfolk) from the Old English personal name Dunn and tun "settlement"... [more]
Đường Vietnamese
From 唐代 (Tàng Dài) which is the Chinese Tàng Dynasty.
du Plessis Afrikaans, French Creole, French (Cajun), French (Huguenot)
French topographic name for someone who lived by a quickset fence, Old French pleis (from Latin plexum past participle of plectere ‘plait’, ‘weave’), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’... [more]
Duranceau French
Derived from Durand or its variants, Duran or Durant.
Duret French
Derived from French dur meaning "hard, tough".
Durmaz Turkish
Derived from Turkish durmak meaning "to stop" or "to remain, to persist".
Durning Irish
First found in County Antrim, Ireland, Durning is possibly an Anglicized form of O'Duirnin. The name is derived from "dorn", which means "fist".
Duschen Romansh
Diminutive of Dusch.
Duschletta Romansh
Derived from the given name Duscha.
Duska English (Rare)
Anglicized spelling of Duška.
Dut African
Dut is a surname among the Dinka people in South Sudan.
Dutroux French, Belgian
Last name of Marc Dutroux, Belgian serial killer and child molester.
Dvir Hebrew
Surname that also used as a first name, probably means "inner room" and related to The Holy of Holies. It is a term in the Hebrew Bible which refers to the inner sanctuary of the Tabernacle where God dwelt and later the Temple in Jerusalem where the Ark of the Covenant was kept during the First Temple, which could be entered only by the High Priest on Yom Kippur after sanctifying himself.
Dwamena Akan
Meaning unknown.
Dwiggins Irish
Anglicized form (with English genitive -s) of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin (see Dugan) or, more likely, of Ó Duibhginn (see Deegan).Possibly a variant (by misdivision) of English Wiggins.
Dynamite Popular Culture
Dynamite is a explosive. This name is borne by Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Dytko Polish, Silesian, Czech, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
Meaning unknown. Likely a variant of Ditko.
Dzharimov Circassian (Russified)
Russified form of a Circassian name possibly from Adyghe джары (ǯ̍ārə) meaning "that is" combined with мэ (mă) meaning "this" or "smell". A notable bearer is Aslan Dzharimov (1936-), the former President of the Adyghe Republic from 1992-2002.
Dzhopua Abkhaz
Abkhaz family name of unknown meaning.
Dziencielsky Polish
It is the surname of Chaya, a character in the movie Defiance played by Mia Wasikowska.
Džomek Slovak (?)
Origin of the name is not known. Possibly came from Poland. In Slovakia in 1995 lived 15 people with this surname.
Dzugaev Ossetian (Russified)
Probably derived from Dzuga, the name of a past ancestor and the founder of the family/clan of uncertain meaning, though it could have been used to refer to a shepherd or herder if derived from Iron Ossetian дзуг (dzug) meaning "flock, herd (of sheep or cattle)".
Dźwigał Polish
Derived from Polish dźwigać "to lift; to lug".
E Chinese
Meaning is "abbr. of Iraq/Iran"
Eames English
Probably from the possessive case of the Middle English word eam ‘uncle’, denoting a retainer in the household of the uncle of some important local person. Possibly also a variant of Ames.
Earenfight English
appears in early American history in Pennsylvania and New Jerssey. Jacob Earenfight fought in the Battle of Princeton in the American Revolutionary War.
Eargle English
Variant of Ergle.
Early Irish, English, American, German
Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Mocháin (see Mohan; Gaelic moch means ‘early’ or ‘timely’), or of some other similar surname, for example Ó Mochóir, a shortened form of Ó Mochéirghe, Ó Maoil-Mhochéirghe, from a personal name meaning ‘early rising’.... [more]
Eastvold English (American)
Anglicized form of the Norwegian surname Østvold.
Eberling German (Austrian)
The surname Eberling was first found in Austria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation... [more]
Ebikeme African
Unsure of the source, used famously by Charles Ebikeme, African scholar and educator in the 21st century.
Ebina Japanese
From Japanese 蝦 (ebi) meaning "shrimp, prawn" and 名 (na) meaning "name, reputation".
Ebisu Japanese, Japanese Mythology
This name most likely comes from the god Ebisu, his name being spelled in numerous ways, one of them being 戎 (ebisu) meaning "arms" or 蛭 (ebi, hiru) meaning "leech" and 子 (ko, su) meaning "child, sign of the rat"... [more]
Edamura Japanese
The kanji 枝 (Eda) means "Branch", while 村 (Mura) means "Town, Village". Combine the two and the surname means "Branching Town/Village".
Edén Swedish
Possibly a habitational name from a place named with the element ed "isthmus". In some cases it could also be a shortened form of EDENIUS (a combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and the Latin suffix -enius "descendant of").
Edevane Welsh, Cornish
A rare Welsh surname, believed to be of Cornish origin. This surname is made up of two elements. ‘Ed’ is not a shortened form of Edward, but derives from the ancient (Old English?) ‘ead’ meaning ‘prosperity’ and/or ‘happiness’... [more]
Edin Swedish
Variant of Edén.
Edirisingha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala එදිරිසිංහ (see Edirisinghe).
Edminsteire Scottish
john edminsteire was a person captured at the battle of dunbar in 1651 and shipped to boston in 1652 on the ship john and sarah. we can find no previous record of the edminsteire name. conjecture from f.custer edminster that did the geneology is it is a combination of french and german names and originated from people that migrated to scotland with mary queen of scots about 100 years earlier.
Edralin Filipino
The most well-known bearer of this name is Ferdinand Edralin Marcos, a Filipino politician, lawyer, and kleptocrat.
Eenlo Estonian
Eenlo is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "eend" meaning "protrusion", "overhang" and "jetty".
Eespere Estonian
Eespere is an Estonian surname meaning "in front of (ees) homefolk/family (pere)".
Efner English
Variant of Hefner.
Eftekhari Persian
This Persian surname means "honorary".
Egami Japanese
Variant of Ekami.
Ehecatl Aztec, Nahuatl
From Nahuatl meaning "wind".
Eigenmann English
Not available.
Eigo English (American), Estonian, Irish, Filipino
Likely is a variant of "necessary" in Irish and derived from the given name Eigo.
Eiler German
1 North German: variant of Ehlert.... [more]
Ein Estonian
Ein is an Estonian surname derived from "eine" meaning "meal" and "refreshments".
Einaste Estonian
Einaste is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "eine", meaning "meal". Possibly also from the German surname "Einmann".
Eizuru Japanese
From 栄 (ei) meaning "prosper, flourish, glory, splendid, brilliance" and 鶴 (tsuru) meaning "crane (bird), white color, long life".
Ejercito Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish ejército meaning "army". A notable bearer was Joseph Ejercito Estrada (1937-), the 13th president of the Philippines.
Ekanayaka Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ඒකනායක (see Ekanayake).
Ekşi Turkish
Means "sour, tart" in Turkish.
Eksi Turkish
Ekºi means "sour" in Turkish.
Elander Swedish
Combination of an unexplained first element and the common Swedish surname suffix -ander (originally from Greek aner, andros "man").
Eleanor French
Derives from the given name Eleanor. Not popular as a last name.
Elestial English (British, Modern, Rare)
First used as a surname in September 2000, first appearing on a birth certificate in July 2009. Meaning "protected by angels"; the origin is an adopted surname from a type of quartz crystal, often referred to as a new millennium crystal... [more]
Elgar English
Surname meaning the son of Eggar.
Elimelech Hebrew
Means "My God is a King" in Hebrew.
Elizohar Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "my God is brilliant" or "my God is shining" in Hebrew. Taken from Hebrew ’el + i (7) combined with the name Zohar.
Elkayam Hebrew
Means "God is exist" in Hebrew. From the words el, "God" and kayam, "exist".
El-kindy Arabic (?)
A variant of Al-Kindy.
Elko Slovak
Used in Dubrovka, Slovakia
Ell Medieval
This name derives from the Medieval given name Elis first recorded in the 1220 Pipe Rolls of Middlesex "Elis de Adham". The ultimate origin of the name is the Hebrew, Elisha or Elijah (meaning "Jehovah is God")... [more]
Ellender English
English variant of Allender.
Ellerhoff German
This name means "Black Alder Tree Courtyard" and was inspired by a tree in a yard at the family farm in Nettelstedt, Germany.
Ellermaa Estonian
Ellermaa is an Estonian surname, most likely an Estoniazation of the German surname Ellermann.
Ellermeyer German
It is a combination of the German words “Eller,” which means “alder,” and “Meyer,” which means “steward” or farmer”. So, it is thought to refer to someone who was either a steward or farmer who lived near an alder grove.
Ellervee Estonian
Ellervee is an Estonian surname meaning "Eller water", but of undetermined origin. Possibly from the German "Eller". Possibly a corruption of the surname "Ellerbee" or "Ellerby".
Ellsey English
Variant of Elsey.