Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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Aimla Estonian
Aimla is an Estonian surname derived from either "aim" meaning "idea" or "taimla" meaning "nursery".
Aimre Estonian
Aimre is an Estonian surname derived from "aim" meaning "idea" or "inkling".
Ainara Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "mutual, reciprocal, with one another", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree" and 良 (ra) meaning "good".
Ainjärv Estonian
Ainjärv is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "Ain" (a masculine give name) and "järv" ("lake"); "Ain's lake."
Aino Japanese (Rare)
Means "of love" or "of the love" in japanese. A notable name bearer is a fictional character "Minako Aino" in the "Sailor Moon" anime... [more]
Ainsalu Estonian
Ainsalu is an Estonia surname possibly derived from the masculine given name "Ain" and "salu", meaning "grove": "Ain's grove".
Aisaka Japanese (Rare)
Ai means "Indigo (blueish)", and Saka means "Hill,Slope".In 2014 Aisaka was ranked #9,579 for most used surnames in Japan and had only 5 occurrences that year. It's more popular in the U.S. than in the country it originated from... [more]
Aisin-Gioro Manchu
From the combination of the branch name Aisin meaning "gold" and the clan name Gioro from Yilan, Heilongjiang, China.
Aitiņš Latvian
Derived from the word aita, meaning “sheep”.
Aiuchi Japanese
Ai (愛) means 'love', and Uchi (内) means 'inside'.
Aiyuk African American (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Aiyuk is not a common surname.Most Commonly known as the Surname of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers WR,Brandon Aiyuk.There is not much information of ethnicity or background to the name but we know at least a little.
Aizen Popular Culture
This Japanese surname is used as 藍染 with 藍 (ran, ai) meaning "indigo" and 染 (sen, shi.mi, shi.miru, -shi.meru, -ji.miru, so.maru, so.meru,, -zome) meaning "colour, dye, paint, print, stain." Normally, this would be romanticised as Aizome.... [more]
Ajango Estonian
Ajango is an Estonian surname related to "time".
Ak Turkish
Means "white" in Turkish.
Akaashi Japanese
Comes from the kanji "赤" meaning "red", and "葦" meaning "reed", or alternatively, "足" that means "leg"
Akahoshi Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 星 (hoshi) meaning "star".
Akanami Japanese
Aka means "red" and nami means "wave".
Akao Japanese
Aka means "red" and o means "tail".
Akashi Japanese
From Japanese 明 (aka) meaning "bright" and 石 (shi) meaning "stone".
Akatsutsumi Popular Culture
Combination of 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 堤 (tsutsumi) meaning "bank, embankment, dike," used on the character Momoko Akatsutsumi (赤堤 ももこ) in the anime 'Powerpuff Girls Z', the anime adaptation of the Cartoon Network series 'The Powerpuff Girls' (the character in question being equivalent to Blossom in the original cartoon).... [more]
Akbulut Turkish
Means "white cloud" in Turkish.
Akechi Japanese
From Japanese 明 (ake) meaning "bright" and 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect".
Akehisa Japanese
Ale means "bright" and hisa means "long time ago, lasting".
Akemi Japanese
Ake means "bright" and mi means "mindset, view".... [more]
Akemon English
American variant of Aikman.
Åkerhielm Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and hjälm "helmet".
Akey English
Possibly an Americanized form of German Eiche "oak".
Akhan Turkish
A combination of Ak and Han.... [more]
Akhras Arabic
Meaning unknown.
Akhunzadah Pashto
Means “descendant of a religious leader” or “child of a priest”.
Aki Japanese
Aki commonly means "Autumn" and "Bright,Luminous" as a first name and surname,but there's also "Rising Sun", "Crystal (Ball)" ,"Brightness,Luster" or "Obvious,Clear". First name Aki has far more kanji possibilities.
Akimaru Japanese
Aki can mean "bright, luminous" or "autumn". Maru means "circle, round".
Akimoto Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 元 or 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Akinashi Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 秋なし (aki nashi) meaning "no autumn". This is due to the absence of 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" in 春夏冬 (haru-natsu-fuyu) meaning "spring, summer, winter".
Akino Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" or 乃 (no) meaning "from".
Akiya Japanese (Rare)
A bearer of this surname is Tomoko Akiya (秋谷 智子, born May 14, 1976) is a Japanese voice actress. Her best-known role is voicing Hazuki Fujiwara in the Ojamajo Doremi series, and Suzume Mizuno in Zatch Bell.
Akiyoshi Japanese
Aki can mean "bright" or "autumn", and yoshi can mean "good luck, fortune".
Akizora Japanese
can be made with the kanji 旻(akizora) meaning "autumn sky" or the word 秋空 (akizora) meaning "autumn sky".
Akizuki Japanese
The Akizuki clan is a Japanese noble family.
Akk Estonian
Akk is an Estonian surname possibly derived from the German surname "Hack".
Aksamit Polish
Means "velvet" in Polish.
Aktaş Turkish
Means "white stone" from Turkish ak meaning "white" and taş meaning "stone, rock".
Akyeampong African
Akan name from Ghana. It means the one who gives birth to princes. Mostly spelt Acheampong mainly to make life easy for Europeans, however that spelling is wrong because there is no "c" in the Akan or Twi alphabet... [more]
Akyıldız Turkish
Means "white star" in Turkish.
Alabaster English
From the name of a whitish kind of gypsum used for vases, ornaments and busts, ultimately deriving from Greek alabastros, itself perhaps from Egyptian 'a-labaste "vessel of the goddess Bast"... [more]
Alaee Persian
Derived from the word "Ala," which means "exalted" or "noble."
Alajas Filipino
Meaning "Jewelry" English
Alam Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
Alarid American (Hispanic), Spanish (Mexican)
Perhaps a nickname from Catalan alarit "outcry" (Spanish alarido).
Alasi Estonian
Alasi is an Estonian surname meaning "anvil".
Albalat Catalan
Means "white winged" from medieval Catalan alb ("white") and alat ("winged"), originally from Latin albalatus ("of white wings") and used by the Visigoths before the Umayyad conquest of Hispania to name the cotton thistle because of its whitish spiny-winged stems.
Albayrak Turkish
Means "red flag" in Turkish.
Albaz Jewish, Northern African
Ashkenazic Jewish name meaning, "falconer" found mainly amongst Jewish peoples emigrating from Algeria and Morocco.
Albehbehani Arabic
Meaning "The Behbehani", with "Behbehani" possibly a given name.
Albin Romansh
Derived from the given name Albin.
Albo Spanish, Italian, Jewish
It is derived from the name Albert, Alberto, Albino, and Alberico.... [more]
Alcabasa Filipino
Derived from Spanish el cabeza meaning "the head".
Alderman English
Status name from Middle English alderman, Old English ealdorman, "elder". In medieval England an alderman was a member of the governing body of a city or borough; also the head of a guild.
Alderson English (Modern)
Patronymic from the Middle English forename Alder, derived from two Old English names, Ealdhere ‘ancient army’ and Æðelhere ‘noble army’... [more]
Aleena Ancient Greek
This name was inspired by the greek name "Alina" and is used in places like Turkiye
Alegado Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish alegado meaning "alleged, claimed".
Alekhina Russian
Feminine form of Alekhin (Алехин)
Aleksinas Greek (?)
A famous bearer is the American former professional basketball player Chuck Aleksinas (1959-).
Aler English (Rare), German
From the alder tree, a tree found in the Americas, Europe and parts of Asia. The much less common given name Aler is possibly derived from it.
Alfani Italian
(or Alfano) three possibilities: from the German word halfer ("helper"), from a place called Alfano, which is supposed to be from the Arab al fannan ("wild donkey"), and Alfana is the name of a race (as in type) of Arab horses, so could be someone related to horses.
Alfstad Norwegian (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the given name Alf 1 and stad "city, town".
Alfvén Swedish (Rare)
Perhaps derived from Swedish älv "river".
Al-ghoul Arabic
Palestinian surname.
al-Ghoul Arabic (Mashriqi)
Perhaps from the Arabic folklore tradition of the ghoul. In the English speaking world, this name is probably known from the Batman comic/movie characters Ra's al Ghul and Talia al Ghul.
Algus Estonian
Algus is an Estonian surname meaning "beginning".
Alicea Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from the given name Alicia.
Alig Romansh
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a derivation from the given name Alexius.
Aligato Filipino, Cebuano
Means "spark, flying ember" in Cebuano.
Alimpolos Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano alimpulos meaning "whirlwind, cyclone".
Alindajao Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano alindahaw meaning "drizzle, sprinkle".
Alistratova Russian
Feminine form of Alistratov (Алистратов)
Aljalal Arabic
Meaning "Son of Jalal". Jalal, a Given Name.
Aljaž Slovene
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias, meaning "different".
Al-Kadamani Arabic
used Dutch "The Voice Of Holland"'s Hanin Al-Kadamani
Al Kayyali Arabic
Arabic surname from aleppo
Al-kindi Arabic
"From the Kinda tribe".
Alksnis Latvian
Means "alder tree" in Latvian.
Al Kuwari Arabic
Mainly found in Qatar.
Allala Basque
A diminutive of Ayala. The spelling was altered by Jose Maria Ayala, whose son Domingo Allala was related from his marriage to Estefana Champion-Werbisky, descendant of the Champion family from Rovigno, Croatia-Italy... [more]
Allemann German (Swiss)
Derived from German Alemanne, originally "member of the Alemanni tribe", this word came to denote "of Germanic descent". It was used to refer to members of the German-speaking population of Switzerland (as opposed to those who spoke one of the Romance languages; compare Welsch).
Allende Basque, Spanish
Basque surname possibly linked to the Spanish word allende of Latin origin meaning "beyond" or "besides".
Allerton English
Mayflower passengers
Allgood Literature
Combination of the English words "all" and "good". It is used to denote a virtuous or heroic character in works of fiction.
Alliluyev Russian
Russian surname. The feminine form Alliluyeva was borne by Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901-1932), the second wife of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin.
Allin English
Variant spelling of Allen. Also a derivative of the Norman female name Adelina, based on Germanic adal, 'noble'.
Allooloo Inuit
Surname borne by inuk writer and artist Siku Allooloo and by politician Titus Allooloo.
Allvee Estonian
Allvee is an Estonian surname meaning "undersea" and "underwater".
Allyn Jewish
Means “descendant of Alleyne”.
Almathrahi Arabic (Rare)
Origin unknown, but most likely an anglicized version of 'Almathami'.... [more]
Almenara Spanish
Almenara in Spanish is "beacon", but it is an old kind of beacon that consisted of a fire that was lit on top of the battlements to give a signal.
Almoroto Filipino
Possibly derived from almus, which means "nurturing", and toto, which means "all over", from Latin during Spanish colonization and rule in the Philippines. Almoroto could mean "nurturing all over."... [more]
Alnemy Flemish
Only know relation claims birth in East Flanders. Arabic speakers believe it may be of Syrian or Saudi Arabian origin.
Alogrina Russian
Feminine form of Alogrin (Алогрин)
Alpert English, Jewish, German, Dutch
A variant of the Jewish surname Heilprin or Halpern. In German and Dutch usage, it is derived from the given name Albert... [more]
Al Ramana Arabic
Possibly an Arabic Form of Ramani and Ramadan.
Al Sayad Arabic (Egyptian)
This is a rare Arabic title meaning "fisherman" or "fisherman"
Alters German
Shortened form of Alterstein.
Altın Turkish
Derived from Turkish altın "gold", ultimately via Ottoman Turkish آلتون‎ (altın, altun) "gold", from Proto-Turkic *altun "gold".
Altıntaş Turkish
From Turkish altın meaning "gold" and taş meaning "stone".
Altman German
Said to mean "Wise man" of German origin
Altman German, Jewish
Variant of Alt and Alterman.
Alto Estonian
Alto is an Estonian surname meaning "from below".
Altounian Armenian
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer was Roger Altounyan (1922-1987), Anglo-Armenian physician and the namesake of Roger in the Swallows and Amazons books series.
Alttoa Estonian
Alttoa is an Estonian surname meaning "from below, indoors".
Alu Estonian
Alu is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "alus", meaning "fixture", "base" and "foundation".
Alusalu Estonian
Alusalu is an Estonian surname meaning "base/foundation grove".
Alva Spanish
Variant of Alba.
Alvear Spanish
Alver Estonian
Alver is an Estonian surname, possibly derived from "allvee" meaning "underwater".
Alyenina Russian
Feminine form of Alyenin (Аленин)