Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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Hanganu Romanian
Hanganu is a Romanian surname.... [more]
Hanlin Scottish, English
Scottish and English: probably a variant spelling of Irish Hanlon.
Hans German, Dutch, Alsatian, Romansh
Derived from the given name Hans.
Hans Indian
Derived from Sanskrit hamsa "swan; goose".
Hantel German (Rare)
Rare Bukovina German variant of Händel.
Hanyu Japanese
Variant transcription of Hanyuu.
Hanyuu Japanese
From Japanese 羽 (ha) meaning "feather" and 生 (nyuu) meaning "raw".
Happygod English (African, Rare)
Possibly from the English words happy and god.
Harb Arabic
Means "war" in Arabic.
Harbachoŭ Belarusian
Variant transcription of Harbachow.
Harbachow Belarusian
Belarusian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
Hare Irish (Anglicized), English (American)
Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍr, meaning ‘long-lasting’. In Ireland this name is found in County Armagh; it has also long been established in Scotland.... [more]
Harefa Nias
Meaning uncertain.
Hargreeves English
Variant of Hargreaves.
Hargrove English
English: variant of Hargrave.
Harkness Scottish, English (British), Northern Irish
Apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place (perhaps in the area of Annandale, with which the surname is connected in early records), probably so called from the Old English personal name Hereca (a derivative of the various compound names with the first element here ‘army’) + Old English næss ‘headland’, ‘cape’... [more]
Härkönen Finnish
A surname derived from the Finnish word härkä, meaning 'bull', and the common surname suffix -nen.
Harkonnen Literature
Derived from the Finnish surname Härkönen. Vladimir Harkonnen is a fictional character in the ’Dune’ franchise created by American author Frank Herbert.
Harless English, German
English: probably a variant spelling of Arliss, a nickname from Middle English earles ‘earless’, probably denoting someone who was deaf rather than one literally without ears.
Harold Irish
Of direct Norse origin, but is also occasionally a variant of Harrell and Hurrell.
Harrold Scottish, English
Scottish and English variant spelling of Harold.
Hartung German
German, Dutch, and Danish: from a Germanic personal name, a derivative (originally a patronymic) of compound names beginning with hart ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.
Harukawa Japanese
harukawa means "spring river". the kanji used are 春(haru) meaning "spring (the season)" and 河 (kawa) meaning "river" . you could also use 川 (kawa) as the second kanji, but using 河 looks better.
Harumoto Japanese
From Japanese 春 (haru) meaning "spring" and 本 (moto) meaning "base; root; origin".... [more]
Haruna Japanese
From Japanese 春 (haru) meaning "spring" and 名 (na) meaning "name, fame, renown".
Harvick German
Possible anglicized version of Herwig or Hartwig. Also possible anglicized version Harwick.
Hasado Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 挟土 (hasado), a sound-changed clipping from 国之狭土神 (Kuninosadzuchinokami) meaning "Kuninosadzuchinokami" or 天之狭土神 (Amenosadzuchinokami) meaning "Amenosadzuchinokami", both names of gods of soil.... [more]
Hasan Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 波山 (see Namiyama).
Hasashi Popular Culture
Surname belonging to the Mortal Kombat character Scorpion.
Hasedo Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 挾土 (see Hasado).
Hashley American
Variant of Ashley (?).
Hassan Japanese
Variant reading of Hachiyama.
Hassdenteufel German
A German Satzname, from the expression "Hass den Teufel" meaning "hate the devil".
Hasslacher German
hass=hate; lacher=laughter... [more]
Hasson Hebrew (Modern)
Means "sturdy" or "strong" in Hebrew, it is not related to the Arabic name Hasan.
Hata Japanese
Meaning unknown.... [more]
Hatakeyama Japanese
From Japanese Kanjis 畑 (hatake) meaning "crop field" or 畠 (hatake), and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Hatane Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 波 (ha) meaning "wave" and 種 (tane) meaning "seed".
Hatendi Shona
Meaning unknown.
Hathurusinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit शत्रु (shatru) meaning "enemy, rival, hostile" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Hatsu Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 初 (hatsu) meaning "first, start, beginning, initial, new". Notable bearers of this surname is Akiko Hatsu (Japanese manga artist) and a bearer of the first name form is Hatsu Hioki (Japanese wrestler).
Hatsumoto Japanese (Rare)
Form of Hatsu, added 元 (moto) meaning "origin".
Hatsune Popular Culture, Japanese
This is an invented surname. A fictional bearer is the Yamaha engineered Vocaloid and fictional character, Hatsune Miku. It combines the kanji 初 (hatsu) translates to "first time" and 音 (oto) which means sound.
Hattori Japanese
From Japanese 服 (hatsu) meaning "clothing" and 部 (tori) meaning "part, section".
Hatzi Greek
A Greek rendering of حاج‎ (ḥājj), denoting one who has successfully completed a pilgrimage. In a Christian context, the title designates a person who has visited Jerusalem and the Holy Land and was baptised in the Jordan River... [more]
Hauser German, Jewish
From Middle High German hus "house", German haus, + the suffix -er, denoting someone who gives shelter or protection.
Havshush Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic (Modern)
Yemenite Jewish surname.
Hawtrey English (British)
It is the surname of Mr. Hawtrey from the book The Boy In The Dress, by David Walliams. Hawtrey means "To succeed".
Hay English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Frisian
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye(Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin)... [more]
Hayama Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 波山 (see Namiyama).
Hayase Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 瀬 (see Se).
Haydn German
Meaning "heathen". Famous bearer is Austrian composer Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809).
Haydt German
Varient of Heid.
Hayles English
Variant of Hales.
Hayne English
Variant of Hain.
Haythornthwaite English (British)
Derived from the Old English word haguthorn, which means "hawthorn". Originated in the township of Hawthorn, parish of Easington, County Durham circa 1155.
Hazar Turkish
Turkish / Muslim last name meaning "nightingale".
He Chinese
“He” means “to cheer” in Chinese.
Heart English
Variant of Hart.
Hebel German
1 German: metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German hebel ‘yeast’.... [more]
Hebor Irish
From forename Heber 1.
Heddle English
Famous bearer is William Heddle Nash (1894-1961), the English lyric tenor.
Heidrick Dutch
Variant of Heidrich
Heifetz Jewish
An invented Jewish name based on Hebrew chefets "pleasure". Lithuanian-born US violinist Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) was a known bearer.
Heijkenskjöld Swedish (Rare)
Combination of an either German or Dutch first element (possibly Heike) and Swedish sköld "shield".
Hekel Low German
Derives from the Middle Low German word "ha-ke," Dutch "haak," which means "a hook."
Helgrind Popular Culture
Helgrind is the surname of a King in the fictional series, "Mianite".
Hellenbrand German
Derived from germanic: hildtja = battle, brandt = sword, or prandt = burning wood/torch. Other view: Hilda is the Nordic Queen of the Underworld, Goddes of Death, so Sword/Torch of Hilda.... [more]
Helmanis Latvian
This is a Latvian surname. ... [more]
Helmcke German
Variant of Helmke.
Helmeier German, Dutch, Danish
Variant spelling of Helmeyer.
Helmeyer German, Dutch, Danish
From Hel in Norse mythology and Meyer meaning "higher, superior". It means ´blessed´ or ´holy´. The name is mostly found in Germany, but also in the Netherlands and some parts of Denmark.
Helmke German
from a pet form of Helm
Helthon Gothic
"Unique" in Norse Mythology, German variant of Hilton
Hembrom Indian, Santali
Alternate transcription of Santali ᱦᱮᱢᱵᱽᱨᱚᱢ (see Hembram).
Hen Hebrew (Modern)
Modern variant of Khen.
Hendren Scottish
Variant spelling of Hendron.
Henley English, Irish, German (Anglicized)
English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. Most, for example those in Oxfordshire, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, are named with Old English héan (the weak dative case of heah ‘high’, originally used after a preposition and article) + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’... [more]
Henne English
From a diminutive of Henry.
Hennebery English (American)
A berry and an alias used by March McQuin
Hennessey Irish
Variant spelling of Hennessy.
Henville Welsh
Derived from the name of an ancestor meaning "Son of Anwyl"
Heo Korean
Often spelled as ‘Huh,’ this Korean surname means ‘to permit’ or ‘advocate’.
Heo Korean
From Sino-Korean 許 (heo) meaning "to approve", making it the Korean form of Xu 2.
Heraldez Spanish (Mexican)
The surname is a variation of Hernando, given birth by an outlaw
Herath Sinhalese
Possibly from Sanskrit हीर (hira) meaning "diamond" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Herco Bosnian
Derived from Herceg.
Herek Croatian (?), Polish (?)
Unsure but read it’s Croatian but I also heard Polish
Heritage English (Rare)
English status name for someone who inherited land from an ancestor, rather than by feudal gift from an overlord, from Middle English, Old French (h)eritage ‘inherited property’ (Late Latin heritagium, from heres ‘heir’).
Hermida Galician
A surname of Galician origin, in Northern Spain. Derived from the Spanish word 'hermano', meaning brother.
Hernes Estonian
Hernes is an Estonian surname meaning "pea".