Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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Guha Bengali
From Bengali গুহা (guha) meaning "cave" (figuratively "mind" or "heart"), ultimately derived from Sanskrit गुहा (guha).
Guiles French
Of uncertain origin; it could be a variant of French Guill or of English Guile or Giles .
Guiling Filipino, Maranao
Possibly from Maranao giling meaning "revolve, spin".
Guinto Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog ginto meaning "gold".
Guiraldo Filipino
From the visayan province of Samar
Guivarc'h Breton
Guivarc'h means 'swift stallion' in the Breton language.
Gül Turkish, Turkmen, Azerbaijani, Uyghur
Means "rose" in Turkish, Turkmen, Azerbaijani, and Uyghur, ultimately from Persian.
Gul Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
Gulbis Latvian
Means "swan".
Gulea Romanian
Aromanian.
Güleryüz Turkish
Means "smiling face" in Turkish.
Guli Uzbek, Kurdish, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Albanian, Bosnian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose". It is sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Persian descent.
Gulian Armenian
From Armenian word gul meaning "rose", as well as "laughter", combined with the common suffix of ian meaning "son of".
Güllü Turkish
Means "(made) with roses" in Turkish.
Gum German
North German:... [more]
Guma'taotao Chamorro
Chamorro for "house of the people"
Gunapala Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit गुण (guna) meaning "quality, property, attribute" and पाल (pala) meaning "guard, protector".
Gunarathna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණරත්න (see Gunaratne).
Gunarathne Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණරත්න (see Gunaratne).
Gunaratna Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණරත්න (see Gunaratne).
Gunaratne Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit गुण (guna) meaning "quality, attribute, merit" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Gunasingha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුනසිංහ (see Gunasinghe).
Gunasinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit गुण (guna) meaning "quality, attribute, merit" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Gunathilaka Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit गुण (guna) meaning "quality, attribute, merit" and तिलक (tilaka) meaning "mark, dot, ornament".
Gunathilake Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණතිලක (see Gunathilaka).
Gunathillake Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණතිලක (see Gunathilaka).
Gunatilaka Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණතිලක (see Gunathilaka).
Gunatilake Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණතිලක (see Gunathilaka).
Gunatillake Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණතිලක (see Gunathilaka).
Gunatilleke Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණතිලක (see Gunathilaka).
Gunawan Indonesian
Indonesianized version of various Chinese surnames (including 陳 Chen, 郭 Guo, etc.), under the social and political pressure during the New Order era (1966–1998) in Indonesia toward Chinese Indonesians.
Gündüz Turkish
Means "daytime, day" in Turkish.
Guneratne Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණරත්න (see Gunaratne).
Güneş Turkish
Means "sun" or "sunny" in Turkish.
Gunewardene Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුණවර්ධන (see Gunawardana).
Guntli Romansh
Derived from Romansh cunt "count" in combination with the diminutive suffix -li.
Guo Hui
From the Arabic name Kamaruddin.
Gupit Filipino, Tagalog
Means "haircut" in Tagalog.
Gurakuqi Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Gurel Turkish
Dynamism is the meaning of the name.
Gurion Hebrew
Short form of Ben-Gurion.
Gurney English, French, Norman
Originated from the region Normandy in France, is also a biospheric name from Gournay-en-Bray, a commune in France. It is also a fictional character's maiden name, Jacqueline "Jackie" Bouvier from the animated sitcom show, The Simpsons.
Guruge Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhala ගුරු (guru) meaning "teacher, master" and the locative suffix -ගේ (-ge) meaning "of, home, house".
Gurung Gurung
From Nepali गुरुङ (Guruṅ) meaning "Gurung", a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group.
Gurusingha Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Sinhala ගුරුසිංහ (see Gurusinghe).
Gurusinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, sage" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Gurutzeaga Basque
It means "of the cross".
Gut Jewish
Derived from Yiddish gut "good".
Guta Bosnian
Possibly a mispronunciation of the Bosnian word for the verb "gutati" (to swallow) or "guta" (swallowing).
Guth Jewish
Variant of Gut.
Gütlin German, Yiddish
Diminutive of GUTE and GUTA, recorded in Frankfurt, Germany throughout the 14th century.
Gutner Jewish
Variant of Gut.
Gutt Jewish
Variant of Gut.
Guynes Welsh
Welsh. Derivitive of Gwynn. Modified in the 19th century when the family came to the United States.
Gwan Korean
From Sino-Korean (Gwan) meaning "Tube".
Gwilliam English
Anglicised form of the Welsh given name Gwilym.
Gwynne Welsh
Means "white" or "blessed"
Gyasi Akan
Meaning unknown.
Ha Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Hạ Vietnamese
Derived from the Han character meaning "summer".
Haabma Estonian
Haabma is an Estonian surname derived from "haab" (aspen) and "maa" (land).
Haag Germanic (Archaic)
'The German surname Haag, like many surnames, was taken from some geographical feature near the dwelling place of its first bearer. Coming from the Old Norse haga, or some local variation of the word, the name means "one who lives near a hedged or fenced enclosure."... [more]
Haam Hmong
A Hmong clan surname, which is sometimes anglicized as Ham or Hang. It may be a variant form of the Chinese surname Hang.
Haarla Estonian
Haarla is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "haar" meaning "leg".
Haarma Estonian
Haarma is an Estonian surname possibly derived from "härmas" meaning "frosty".
Habagat Filipino, Cebuano
Means "southwest monsoon, southwest wind" in Cebuano.
Habelt German
from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Habo, a short form of various compound names formed with had(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’
Haber Maltese
Not to be confused with the German surname of the same spelling.
Habsburg German
This surname may have been used by someone whose descendants originated from the House of Habsburg, which was one of the most important royal houses in Europe. It is assumed that the surname is derived from High German Habichtsburg meaning "hawk castle," but some historians and linguists believe that it may actually be derived from Middle High German hab/hap meaning "ford", as there is a river with a ford nearby.
Hachimura Japanese
Hachi (蜂) means bee, Mura (村) means village.
Hachiyama Japanese
Means "8 mountains" in Japanese.
Haddock English
Haddock is a surname of English. It may refer to many people. It may come from the medieval word Ædduc, a diminutive of Æddi, a short form of various compound names including the root ēad, meaning prosperity or fortune... [more]
Hado Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 波 (ha) meaning "wavelength" and 動 (do, dou, dō) meaning "motion, change, confusion"
Hafstein Icelandic
Either derived from the Icelandic given name Hafsteinn or from Norwegian surname Havstein (probably derived from a place name).
Haga Japanese
Ha means "Fragrance,Aroma" and Ga means "Congratulations". It's mostly in the northeastern Japan, and most likely comes from the place name in Tochigi Prefecture.
Haga Japanese
From Japanese 芳 (ha) meaning "fragrant, reputable, satisfactory" and 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulate, greet, celebrate".
Hagakure Japanese
From Japanese 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf" and 隠 (gakure) meaning "to disappear"
Hageman Dutch
Variant of German Hagemann.
Hager Dutch, North Frisian
From a Germanic personal name composed of hag 'hedge', 'enclosure' + hari, heri 'army'.
Haghighi Persian
Means “high” or “elevated” in Persian. It is believed to be a nickname or occupational surname for someone who lived or worked in a high or elevated location, such as a mountain or hill. It may also be a surname that refers to a person’s high social status or standing within their community.
Hagius Greek (Americanized)
Comes from the Ancient Greek word hagios meaning devoted to the gods.
Hai Chinese
Means "ocean" in Chinese.
Hai Hui
From the Arabic name Haydar.
Haile Ethiopian
Meaning "power" or "might".
Haimawari Japanese
From Japanese 灰 (hai) meaning "ashes, puckery juice, cremate" and 廻 (mawari) meaning "round, revolve, go around, circumference"
Hajake Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 羽者 (haja), sound- and script-changed from 刃物 (hamono) meaning "blade; edged tool" and 家 (-ke), a suffix representing family, referring to a family who specialized with knives.
Hajime Japanese (Rare)
From the given name Hajime meaning "beginning". A notable bearer is Japanese singer Chitose Hajime.
Hak Korean
From Sino-Korean (Hag) meaning "Crane" or (Hag) meaning "Learn".
Hakin Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Hakurei Japanese
From haku (博) meaning "wide" or "exposition" and rei (麗) meaning "lovely", "graceful", or "beautiful".... [more]
Hakuryū Japanese (Rare)
This surname combines 白 (haku, byaku, shira-, shiro, shiro.i) meaning "white" with 竜 (ryuu, ryou, rou, ise, tatsu) meaning "dragon, imperial" or 柳 (ryuu, yanagi) meaning "willow."... [more]
Halawa Arabic
Means "sweetness" in Arabic.
Haliche Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Halliche.
Häll Estonian
Häll is an Estonian surname meaning "cradle" and "birthplace".
Halliche Berber, Northern African
Kabyle surname of unknown meaning.
Hallik Estonian
Hallik is an Estonian surname derived from "hallikas" meaning "greyish".
Hallingsworth English (British, Rare), English (Australian, Rare)
Unknown origin and meaning. I found it listed a few times on the 1881 census in the County Durham and in London; it is also supposedly a surname in Australia. Possibly a misspelling of Hollingsworth.
Halliste Estonian
Halliste is an Estonian name relating to "hall", meaning "grey" and "frost".
Halprin English
Halprin is the last name of the main character the book called Ashfall by Mike Mullin.
Haltz Basque
Derived from Basque haltz "alder (tree)".
Halverson English
Anglicized form of Norwegian or Danish Halvorsen.
Hämarik Estonian
Hämarik is an Estonian surname meaning "dusk". From "Hämarik" in Estonian mythology, a beautiful young maiden who was the personification of dusk.
Hamarneh Arabic
Jordanian
Hamill Irish
According to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill "descendant of Ádhmall", which he derives from ádhmall "active".
Hamiti Albanian
Possibly a variant of Amiti.
Hammarskjöld Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and sköld "shield". A notable bearer was diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961).
Hamp English, German
English: unexplained; compare Hemp.... [more]
Hamson English
A variant of Hampson.
Han Japanese
Notable bearers are Megumi and Keiko Han, actresses.
Han Japanese
From Japanese 潘 (ban), of uncertain meaning. Notable bearers of this surname are Megumi and Keiko Han, actresses.
Hana Japanese
From Japanese “hana” (花) meaning flower.
Hanasaki Japanese
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" or 華 (hana) meaning "flower, petal" combined with 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom". A fictional bearer of this surname is Tsubomi Hanasaki (花咲 つぼみ) from Heartcatch! Pretty Cure.
Hanaue Japanese
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" or 華 (hana) meaning "flower, petal" combined with 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper, superior" or 植 (ue) meaning "planting".
Hancock English
One plausible meaning for Hancock, due to the armorial achievement of the rooster charge. In medieval times, (500-1500AD) the rooster symbolized Christianity. This was due to with the fact the cock was crowing before Peter denied Christ, however, quickly after, it became a symbol for repentance & vigilance for looking out for sin... [more]
Handique Assamese
The surname of a certain Aideu.
Hanekawa Japanese
羽 meaning feathers, counter for birds, rabbits.川 meaning stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical