Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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Fattig German (Americanized)
Coming from the name “attig” meaning German royalty or nobles. It is also thought to come from Sweden meaning “poor”.
Faucette French
From French fausette, meaning "falsehood." Variant of Fasset and Faucet.
Fausett Italian
Man with Falsetto voice.
Favri French (Huguenot), Medieval French
The medieval French word for Blacksmith.
Fayard French
Originally French topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech-wood.
Faye Western African, Serer
Meaning uncertain.
Faynshteyn Yiddish
It literally means "fine stone".
Fazal Arabic
In Islam Imam Hussain's brother (Abbas) was named Fazal, however he was not his biological brother. Imam Hasan was his biological brother. Fazal was rather referred to as Abbas, in his life (c. 566 – c. 653 CE) he was referred to as Abbas and is also referred to today as Abbas
Fazbear English (American)
The last name of the fictional character "Freddy Fazbear".
Fazzi Italian
Variant of Fazio.
Featherston English (British)
The name probably means feudal stone where the locals paid the lord of the manor their taxes. It probably starts spelled in the 1500's as Fetherston which is mainly when parish records began and moves though the century's to Fetherstone and then to Featherston then Featherstone, In the Doomsday book the lord of the manor of Featherstone in West Yorkshire but in both cases it was of course Fetherston was Ralph de Fetherston... [more]
Federman Yiddish
It literally means "feather man".
Fedie Low German
Originally spelled as 'Fidi' in Austria, later changed to Fedie when bearers of the name immigrated to the United States. The meaning of the name is "faith."
Feidt German
Variant spelling of Feit.
Feingold Jewish
A Jewish name, from German, literally "fine gold".
Feinsot English
Possibly related to Feinstein.
Feist German (Austrian)
taken from St. Veit (Vitus in Latin), Protector against fire and lightning
Feistel German
Possibly originates from a German word meaning "fist"
Feito Asturian
Asturian surname of Vaquieru origin, from the West of Asturias
Feldman Jewish
Americanized spelling of Feldmann
Feldmann Jewish
From the surname Feld combined with the German suffix mann "man"
Feliz Spanish
Means “happy” or “fortunate” in Spanish.
Feng Chinese
Derived from Chinese 风 (fēng) meaning "wind".
Fenley English
This surname may be:... [more]
Ferding Scandinavian
Meaning unknown.
Ferhatović Bosnian
Means "son of Ferhat".
Fermanian Armenian
Meaning unknown.
Fernald English
Altered form of French Fernel.
Fernel French
Derived from French ferronel, a diminutive of (obsolete) ferron "maker or seller of iron".
Feronz Arabic
Variant of Feroz.
Ferrand French, English
This French surname can be derived from a given name (thus making it a patronymic surname) as well as from a nickname (thus making it a descriptive surname). In the case of a patronymic surname, the surname is derived from the medieval French masculine given name Ferrand, which was a variant form of the name Fernand, itself a contraction of Ferdinand.... [more]
Ferrandin French (Rare)
This French surname can be derived from a given name (thus making it a patronymic surname) as well as from the name of a profession (thus making it an occupational surname). In the case of a patronymic surname, the surname is derived from the masculine given name Ferrandin, which was a diminutive of the medieval French given name Ferrand... [more]
Ferrante Italian
This surname can be derived from a given name (thus making it a patronymic surname) as well as from a nickname (thus making it a descriptive surname). In the case of a patronymic surname, the surname is derived from the medieval masculine given name Ferrante... [more]
Ferranti Italian
Derived from the Latin word ferrum, which means "iron". Originally an occupational name for a blacksmith or a worker in iron.
Ferrell Irish
Irish variant of Farrell.
Ferron French
Variant of Feron.
Feste Literature
Feste was the fool in Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare.
Fett Popular Culture
Last Name of Bounty hunters Jango and Boba Fett from STAR WARS.
Fetz Romansh
Derived from a short form of the given name Bonifatius.
Feuille French
This is actually a standard word in French, correctly pronounce like "furry" without the r's. It means "leaf", or "sheet" (i.e. feuille de papier).
Feverfew Literature
Used in Jill Murphy's books, The Worst Witch, as well as the television adaptations for the surname of Fenella Feverfew. It is a combination of "fever" and "few".
Février French
Meaning, "February."
Fey German, English, French, Danish
English: variant of Fay. ... [more]
Fforde English (British)
Notably the last name of English novelist Jasper Fforde. The spelling suggests it is Welsh. Possibly a form of Ford? The source is unknown to me.
Ffrench English
English and Scottish:... [more]
Fialka Czech
Means ''violet'' (the flower) in Czech.
Fibonacci Italian
A notable bearer is the mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci (1170-1240), the creator of the Fibonacci sequence.
Fieri Italian
A notable bearer is American restaurateur and television host Guy Fieri (1968-).
Fifer German, American, Slovene
Americanized and Slovenian spelling of German Pfeiffer.
Figuracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish figuración meaning "figuration."
Fija Ryukyuan
This Ryūkyū Name has a Combination of Kanji Characters "比" meaning "Ratio", and "嘉".
Fija Okinawan
Okinawan form of Higa.
Filagic Serbian, Croatian
Probably derived from the Turkish word aga. Agas were the Sultan's regents.
Filetto Italian
Means fillet fish in Italian
Fillion French, French (Quebec)
Probably a diminutive of fils or fille, respectively "son" and "daughter". May have alluded to the bearer being the youngest amongst siblings.
Fillmore English
Of uncertain origin: it could be derived from the Norman given name Filimor, composed of the Germanic elements filu ("very") and mari or meri ("famous"), or it might be a combination of the Saxon elements fille ("abundance") and mere, a word denoting a lake or otherwise humid land.
Filo Slovak, Greek
Filo is a Slovak pet form of the personal name Filip.... [more]
Finck English, German
From the German word for "finch" a type of bird
Fine Jewish (Anglicized)
Jewish Americanized spelling of Fein.
Fiorelli Italian
The surname Fiorelli was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000... [more]
Fitzooth Folklore (?)
Fitzooth means "son of a nobleman". Robin Hood's real name was Robert Fitzooth.
Flamel French
Meaning unknown. Proposals include french flamme meaning "flame" or a description of origin, such as "Flemish", or the French term for the same word, Flamand.... [more]
Flamenco Spanish (Latin American)
From the name of the art form based on the various folkloric music traditions of southern Spain.
Fleck English
Meaning unknown. It is used in the 2019 movie Joker as the real name of the titular character played by actor Joaquin Phoenix.
Fleisig German
"industrious"
Flenot American (South, ?)
I think this could be a French Indian name however, it may be misspelled, and I don't know the correct spelling.
Flesch German, German (Austrian)
Possibly from the Middle High German fleisch, itself from the Old High German word fleisk meaning "flesh, meat".
Fling Irish, English
Perhaps derived from Flynn.
Fliss Polish (Americanized), Polish (Germanized)
Americanized and Germanized form of Flis.
Flo Norwegian
Famous bearers include Norwegian footballers and relatives Tore Andre, Håvard, and Jostein Flo of the Norwegian national team that upset Brazil twice in both a friendly in 1997 and a 1998 World Cup group match.
Floarea Romanian
Means "flower" in Romanian.
Floerke German
Floerke Name Meaning German (Flörke): from a pet form of the personal names Florian or Florentinus, from Latin Florus (from florere ‘to bloom’).Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4... [more]
Flood Irish
There are some English Flood's, but the name mainly derives from the Irish O'Taicligh or Mac an Tuile and was Anglicized to Flood, Floyd, and Tully when the Gaelic language was outlawed in Ireland by the English.
Florence English
Either a patronymic or matronymic from Florence, or to denote someone from Florence, Italy.
Florentini Romansh
Corruption of Florin-Thöni.
Floyde English
Variant of Floyd.
Flute English
From the English word flute which is an instrument.
Flutterby English
An English name once used to describe a butterfly.
Fluture Romanian
From Romanian fluture, flutur "butterfly" (itself possibly a deverbative from flutura "flutter, float, flit").
Foley Irish
As a northern Irish surname it is derived from the Gaelic personal name Searrach, which was based on searrach "foal, colt" and anglicized as Foley because of its phonetic similarity to English foal.
Foligno Italian
Derived from the Latin word folium "leaf"
Fong Chinese
Taishanese version of Kuang
Fontañez Spanish
From the Latin fons meaning "fountain."
Forde English, Irish
Variant of Ford. This is a very common spelling in Ireland.
Fórmica Spanish
Spanish transcription of the Italian surname Formica (while the insect in Spanish is hormiga).
Forsman Swedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" (geology) and man "man".
Forster English (Anglicized), German, Jewish, Slovak
English: occupational and topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a forest (see Forrest). ... [more]
Fouch English
not sure how i can up with this but i used it for my hp professor oc
Fouche French
"people army"
Foulkes English (Anglicized, ?)
English variant spelling of Foulks.
Fouquereau French (Quebec)
Jean Fouquereau was born on November 6, 1617, in Anjou, Isère, France, his father, Louis, was 23 and his mother, Catherine, was 20. He married Renee Bataille on December 31, 1639, in Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France... [more]
Fourie Afrikaans
Originates from French Huguenot settlers
Foxglove Literature
Used in Jill Murphy's books, The Worst Witch, as well as the television adaptations for the surname of Felicity Foxglove. It is a combination of "fox" and "glove".
Fraga Portuguese
Fraga, also derived from the Spanish variation of the word frescas meaning "strawberries", in the Portugal it translates to "from the cliffs or cliffside"
Fraley English (American)
Anglicized/Americanized version of the German surname "Frohlich", meaning "happy" or "cheerful".