Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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France Czech
Variant of Franc.
Francese Italian
Ethnic name for a Frenchman.
Frankenhoff German (Americanized, ?)
House of the Franks (French)
Franzblau Jewish
Means "french blue" in German. One of the many names assigned to Jews during the rule of Emperor Joseph II, who required all Jews in the Hapsburg Empire to adopt surnames.
Frascatore Italian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It is possibly derived from (or related to) Italian frasca meaning "bough, branch", which might possibly indicate that the surname had first started out as a nickname for someone who worked as a woodcutter or as a forester... [more]
Fratzke German (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a Slavic origin and a derivation from Middle Low German vratz "glutton".
Freeling English, Dutch
This is the surname of Christian Freeling (born February 1, 1947 in Enschede, Netherlands)a Dutch game designer and inventor. This surname was also used for the main character "Carol Anne Freeling" in the Poltergeist film of 1982 as well.... [more]
Freer French
Dutch spelling of Frere (brother); another variant spelling is Frear.
Friedgant Ukrainian
“Hand of peace”
Friedman English (American), Jewish
Americanized form of Friedmann as well as a Jewish cognate of this name.
Friedmann German, German (Swiss), Jewish
German and Swiss German from a derivative of Friedrich. ... [more]
Fritschun Romansh
Romanshized form of Frizzoni.
Frizzell English (Rare)
Either (i) from Friseal, the Scottish Gaelic form of Fraser; or (ii) from a medieval nickname applied to someone who dressed in a showy or gaudy style (from Old French frisel "decoration, ribbon").
Fröding Swedish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly from a place name element derived from Swedish frodig meaning "lush, thriving, flourishing" or from the name of the Norse god Frö (see Freyr)... [more]
Frollo Literature
Meaning unknown. This was the surname of Claude Frollo, the antagonist of Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Fu Chinese
Fu is a Chinese surname, meaning is uncertain but on Chinese New Year Fu means “blessing” or “good fortune
Fuglesang Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Means "bird song" in Norwegian (compare German Vogelsang).
Fujieda Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 枝 (eda) meaning "branch".
Fujihashi Japanese
Fuji means "Wisteria" and Hashi means "Bridge".
Fujishiro Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 代 (shiro) meaning "price, cost, charge".
Fujiyasu Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 安 (yasu) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, safe, simple, ammonium".
Fukashi Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 奥 (see Oku 3.
Fuks Yiddish
It literally means "fox".
Fukuguchi Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
Fukumoto Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Fukunaga Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 永 (naga) meaning "eternity".
Fukurai Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 来 (rai) meaning "coming, arriving".
Fulcar Spanish (Latin American)
Most common in the Dominican Republic.
Fulga Romanian (Rare)
Means "snowflake" in Romanian.
Fumetsugawa Japanese (Rare)
From japanese kanji 不滅 (fumetsu) meaning "immortal, indestructible, undying" and 河 or 川 (gawa/kawa) both meaning "river".
Funaki Japanese
From Japanese 船 (funa) meaning "ship, vessel" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Funamizu Japanese
From Japanese 船 (funa) meaning "ship, vessel" and 水 (mizu) meaning "water".
Funk German
Derived from Middle High German vunke "spark". ... [more]
Furey Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Fiúra and Ó Fiodhabhra. Means "bushy eyebrows" derived from Irish fiodh "wood" and (f)abhra "eyebrow."
Furman Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish, Slovene, English, German (Anglicized)
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman, a loanword from German (see Fuhrmann)... [more]
Furukane Japanese
Furu means "old" and kane means "gold, money, metal".
Furuyashiki Japanese
Meaning "Old Grand House", with the Kanji Characters 古屋敷.
Fuse Japanese
From Japanese 布 (fu) meaning "cloth" and 施 (se) meaning "give, bestow".
Fushiya Japanese
The surname "Fushiya" translates to "Prostrated Valley"
Fusi Italian
Italian: of uncertain origin; it could be Greek, compare modern Greek Soyses, or alternatively, Caracausi suggests, of Arabic or Hebrew origin.
Fynch English
Variant of Finch.
Fyres English (Rare)
Variant of Ayres or Ayers.... [more]
Ga Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Gaa German
Bavarian dialect variant of Gau.
Gabathuler Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and the given name Berchtold.
Gaber Jewish, German
In Jewish, from Haber, and in German from Gabrijel.
Gaber Slovene
Gadžo Bosnian
It is assumed that Gadžo derives from the old-Indian gārhya ("domestic") and means farmer, villager, head of the house or husband.
Gaetz English (American)
Americanization of Gätz.
Gafafer Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and Romansh faver "smith".
Gailis Latvian
Means "rooster".
Gailītis Latvian
Derived from the word gailis meaning "rooster".
Gaines English, Norman, Welsh
English (of Norman origin): nickname for a crafty or ingenious person, from a reduced form of Old French engaine ‘ingenuity’, ‘trickery’ (Latin ingenium ‘native wit’). The word was also used in a concrete sense of a stratagem or device, particularly a trap.... [more]
Gaitán Spanish
Originated from the Spanish word "gato," which means "cat." It is thought that the name may have been used to describe someone who had cat-like qualities, such as being agile or quick on their feet.
Gajda Serbian, Croatian, Czech
A slavicized variant of the German surname, Geidl. This was most notably used by Radola Gajda, a Czech military commander and politician who slaviczed his name from Rudolf Geidl.
Galang Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Means "respect, reverence" in Kapampangan and Tagalog.
Galante Italian, French, Jewish
Comes from the ancient French word "galant" meaning someone in love or who has fun. In the case of Mordecai Galante, a Spanish exile in 16th century Rome, his courteous manners won for him from the Roman nobles the surname "Galantuomo" (gentleman), from which Galante was eventually derived.... [more]
Galbier Romansh
Derived from Romansh casa "house" and, by extension, "household, family" and the given name Albert.
Galbraith Scottish, Scottish Gaelic
Ethnic name for someone descended from a tribe of Britons living in Scotland, from Gaelic gall ‘stranger’ + Breathnach ‘Briton’ (i.e. ‘British foreigner’). These were either survivors of the British peoples who lived in Scotland before the Gaelic invasions from Ireland in the 5th century (in particular the Welsh-speaking Strathclyde Britons, who survived as a distinctive ethnic group until about the 14th century), or others who had perhaps migrated northwestwards at the time of the Anglo-Saxon invasions.
Galicia Spanish
Spanish: ethnic name for someone from the former kingdom of Galicia, now an autonomous region of northwestern Spain.
Galkin Russian
Derived from Russian галка (galka) meaning "jackdaw".
Galliard French
It resembles the French word "galliard," meaning "brave, cheerful, spirited." Marcel and Porco Galliard from Attack on Titan are known bearers of this name.
Galligan Irish
Shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gealagáin 'descendant of Gealagán' a personal name from a double diminutive of geal 'bright white'.
Galloni D'istria French, Italian
Meaning "Gallons from Istria" in French and Italian.
Gally English
Variant of Galley.
Gally Scottish
Variant of Gailey.
Galmarini Italian
Galmarini is a common surname in the Lombardy region of Italy.
Galura Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Derived from Sanskrit गरुड (garuda) referring to the Garuda, a mythical bird in Hindu mythology.
Galvin French
Variant of Gauvain.
Gam Korean
South Korean, from Sino-Korean "甘" (Gam) meaning "Sweet".
Gambiraža Croatian
Croatian variant of Gambirasio.
Gamer Jewish
From the Russian pronunciation of Hamer.
Gamgee Literature
In J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings", the surname of Samwise "Sam" Gamgee, Frodo Baggins' gardener.
Gamiz American (Hispanic, Anglicized, Rare), Spanish, Filipino, English (American)
The last name Gamiz is a varient of Gamez and Gomez. It is a very rare last name that not many people have.
Gamlouche Arabic (Mashriqi)
Meaning unknown. It is found mostly in Lebanon and Kuwait.
Gan Chinese
From Chinese 甘 (gān) of uncertain origin, possibly from the name of Shang dynasty minister Gan Pan or from the name of an ancient territory called Gan that existed in what is now Shaanxi province.
Ganaha Japanese
From Japanese 我 (ga) meaning "selfish", 那 (na) meaning "what" and 覇 (ha) meaning "supremacy".
Ganesan Indian
Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit gaṇeṣa ‘lord of the army’ ( see Ganesh ) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is found only as a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.
Gangelhoff German
Gangelhoff - German
Ganji Indian
Derived from the Sanskrit word “ganja”, which means “cotton”.
Ganus Russian, Ukrainian
Possibly derived from Russian анис (anis) referring to the anise (Pimpinella anisum) plant or from the Turkish given name Gainislam itself from Arabic عَيْن (ʿayn) meaning "spring, source" combined with the name of the religion Islam.
Garan Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 伽藍 (garan) meaning "sangharama".
Garbai Nigerian, Kanuri, Hungarian
Meaning unknown.
Garchitorena Spanish (Philippines)
From the Basque surname Gartxitorena meaning "the house of Garchot."