Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Hershlag Jewish, Yiddish
This is the original surname of Israeli-born American actress Natalie Portman (1981-), birth name Neta-Lee Hershlag.
Hershman Jewish
1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hirschman.... [more]
Herz German
Means "heart" in German.
Hewton Irish
I can only date it back to Armagh County, Ireland in the early 1800s.
Heyer English, German, Dutch
English variant of Ayer. ... [more]
Hibbard English
English: variant of Hilbert.
Hibiya Japanese
It consists of the Japanese Kanji meaning day/sun (日), ratio (比), and valley (谷). Chitose Hibiya from the manga and anime Chobits is a notable bearer of this surname.
Hick German
From a derivative of a Slavic pet form of Heinrich.
Hickory English
Meaning uncertain.
Higa Okinawan, Japanese
Japanese borrowing of Okinawan 比嘉 (Fija), which is of uncertain meaning.
Higai Japanese
From Japanese 樋 (Hi) meaning "rain gutter" and 貝 (Gai) meaning "seashell". A bearer of this surname was Japanese politician Senzo Higai (1890-1953).
Higuaín Spanish (Rare), Basque (Hispanicized)
Derived from the Basque surname Iguain, of uncertain origin.
Hiie Estonian
Hiie is an Estonian surname, derived from Estonian mythology. "Hiiela" was the land of the dead and "Hiis" is a sacred grove.
Hiiend Estonian
Hiiend is an Estonian meaning "grove" and "ledge".
Hiiragi Japanese
From Japanese 柊 (hiiragi) meaning "holly osmanthus".
Hijikata Japanese
From 泥 (hiji) meaning "mud, mire," more often written as 土, from tsuchi meaning "earth, soil, dirt, mud," and 方 (kata) meaning "direction, way" or, more rarely, 片 (kata) meaning "one (of a pair); incomplete, fragmentary" (cognate with 方).... [more]
Hikasa Japanese
From Japanese 日 (hi) meaning "sun, day" and 笠 (kasa) meaning "conical hat".
Hikohito Japanese
Hiko means "prince" and hito means "person".
Hikomi Japanese
Hiko means "prince" and mi means "see, viewpoint, outlook".
Hikosaka Japanese
From Japanese 彦 (hiko) meaning "boy, prince" and 坂 (saka) meaning "slope".
Hikufuyu Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Nukutō.
Hila Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Hildenbrand German
Variant of Hildebrand
Hile English (American)
Americanized spelling of Dutch Heil.
Hilger German, Dutch
From a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hild 'strife', 'battle' + gar, ger 'spear'.
Hiljanen Finnish
Hiljanen derives from hilja which means "quiet" in Finnish.
Hilliker German
The last name of Dance Moms star, Kalani Hilliker.
Hilot Filipino, Cebuano
Means "massage" in Cebuano.
Himaya Filipino, Cebuano
Means "glory, praise" or "bliss, joy" in Cebuano.
Himira Japanese
Hi means Fire, hi means sun, Mi means beautiful,ra means Good or ra means Virtuous or ra means respectable
Himlfarb Yiddish
Means "color of the sky".
Himmel German
German word for "sky"
Hin Khmer
Meaning uncertain.
Hinata Japanese
From Japanese 日向 (hinata) meaning "sunny place", 陽向 (hinata) meaning "toward the sun", or a non-standard reading of 向日葵 (himawari) meaning "sunflower". Other kanji compounds are also possible.
Hindang Filipino, Cebuano
From the name of a small tree in the genus Myrica.
Hingst Low German
From Low German Hingst (stallion).
Hinode Japanese
日 (Hi) means "Sun, Day", ノ (No) is a particle, 出 (De) means "Come Out". This surname means "Sunrise" in Japanese. It is uncommon, as a last name and a first name as well.
Hinson German
It means "son of Hinrich"
Hintgen Luxembourgish
Appeared in Luxembourg in 1698 in an area around Bertrange and Strassen. there are Hentgens there yet today.
Hippy Indonesian (Rare)
This surname was born in Sulawesi Island, Indonesia. However as time passes and people move on, this family can now be found on Java Island.
Hiraga Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulate, greet, celebrate".
Hiramitsu Japanese
Means "flat light" in Japanese.
Hiransi Thai
From Thai หิรัญ (hiran) meaning "money, silver, gold" and ศรี (si) meaning "honour, glory, splendour".
Hirao Japanese
From Japanese 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful" and 尾 (o) meaning "tail, end".
Hiremath Indian, Kannada
Of uncertain meaning.
Hiromasa Japanese
Hito means "wide, broad, large" and masa means "".
Hiroshima Japanese (Rare)
Hiro means "widespread,broad","generous","prosperous" depending on kanji used. Shima means "Island" the same as "jima" does. So this surname rather mean "Prosperous Island"or "Broad Island"."Generous Island" might be possible,but it's not likely used for the last name the same as it is for the given name, Hiro.
Hiroyasu Japanese
Hiro means "broad, wide, spacious" and yasu means "cheap, peace, relax".
Hirundo Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
From Latin hirundo, meaning "swallow".
Hisamoto Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Hisanaga Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 永 (naga) meaning "perpetual, eternal".
Hisatomi Japanese
Hisa means "long time ago" and tomi means "wealth, abundance".
Hisatomi Japanese
From Japanese 久 (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and 富 or 冨 (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance".
Hisaw English
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
Hitomi Japanese
Hito means "person" and mi means "see, viewpoint, mindset".
Hitotose Japanese (Rare)
This surname consists of the kanji that reads "spring, summer, autumn, and winter" in that order.
Hittle German (Anglicized)
Americanized form of German Hüttl (see Huettl).
Ho Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Ho Korean
Alternative transcription of Korean Hangul 허 (see Heo).
Hoắc Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (Huò) meaning "Quick".
Hočevar Slovene
Originally indicated a person from Kočevje (Gottschee County), a city and municipality in southern Slovenia.
Hock German
Topographic name for someone living by a hedge, from a dialect variant of Heck.
Hocog Chamorro (Modern)
Chamorro for "No more, empty, completed".
Hodapp German
1 South German: probably a nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German hōh ‘high’, ‘tall’ + the dialect word dapp ‘fool’.... [more]
Hodsen English
Variant of Hodson.
Hoehn German (Anglicized)
Anglicized spelling of Höhn.
Höek Germanic (?)
Surname of Ren Höek from Ren & Stimpy.
Hofbauer German
Means - King farmer
Hoferle German (Austrian)
Means "Yard Clearing" from a Combination of the Austrian word Höfer meaning "yard" or "court" with the ancient suffix "le" meaning woodland or clearing.
Hõim Estonian
Hõim is an Estonian surname meaning "tribe".
Hõimre Estonian
Hõimre is an Estonian surname derived from "hõim" meaning "tribe" and "kinfolk".
Hokaatari Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 外 (hoka) meaning "other; rest" and 当 (atari), from 当たり (atari) meaning "hit; winning".... [more]
Holbrook English, German (Anglicized)
English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Dorset, and Suffolk, so called from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + broc ‘stream’. ... [more]
Holiday English
Variation of Holladay.
Holland Irish (Anglicized), Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓileáin, a variant of Ó hAoláin, from a form of Faolán (with loss of the initial F-)... [more]
Holodov Russian
Variant transcription of Kholodov.
Holoubek Czech
Holoubek - white dove Columban
Hölzel German
The surname of Austrian singer Johann "Hans" Hölzel (1957-1998), better known by his stage name Falco.
Holzinger German, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Holzing or Holzingen.
Home English, Scottish
English and Scottish variant spelling of Holme.
Homura Japanese
This surname is used as 保村, 甫村 or 穂村 with 保 (ho, hou, tamo.tsu) meaning "guarantee, keep, preserve, protect, support, sustain", 甫 (fu, ho, haji.mete, suke) meaning "for the first time, not until", 穂 (sui, ho) meaning "crest (of wave), ear, ear (of grain), head" and 村 (son, mura) meaning "town, village."... [more]
Homuta Czech
Honegger Swiss
Arthur Honegger (10 March 1892 – 27 November 1955) was a Swiss composer, and a member of Les Six, a group of composers associated with Jean Cocteau and Erik Satie. His most famous work is "Pacific 231".
Hong Korean
This surname originated in China and refers to ‘expand’ or ‘great’.
Hong Chinese, Korean
From Chinese 洪 (hóng) meaning "flood" or "vast, wide".
Honikman Yiddish
It literally means "honeyman", possibly denoting a beekeeper.
Honma Japanese
From Japanese 本 (hon) meaning "root, origin, source" and 間 (ma) meaning "among, between".
Hoogenboom Dutch
Topographic name for someone living by a tall tree, "tall tree", or a habitational name from places called Hoogboom and Hogenboom in the Belgian province of Antwerp, meaning "tall tree".
Hoop Estonian
Hoop is an Estonian surname meaning "strike" or "blow (hit)".
Hopp German
Variant of Hoppe.
Hora Czech
Czech word for hill or mountain
Horan Irish
The last name Horan means warlike.It is the last name of one direction member Niall Horan
Horbanenko Ukrainian
Ukrainian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
Hore English
Variant of Hoare.
Horikita Japanese (Rare)
Hori ("Moat"),this can also be used: Ho ("Protect") + Ri ("Benefit,Profit,Gain") + Kita ("North").
Horino Japanese
Hori means "Moat" and No means "Field, Wilderness."
Horner English
1 English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Horn 1 with the agent suffix -er; an occupational name for someone who made or sold small articles made of horn, a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal, or a topographic name for someone who lived at a ‘horn’ of land.... [more]
Hornseth German
Name of a German farm.
Hornshteyn Yiddish
It literally means "hornstone".
Horschwald German
Surname probably of German origin. Most people with this surname live in Poland today.
Horvitz English (American)
Surname of Richard Steven Horvitz, a voice actor in Angry Beavers, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, and Invader Zim.
Hoshi Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star".
Hoshii Japanese
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star, spot" combined with 井 (i) meaning "well, town".
Hoshiro Japanese
保城 or HOSHIRO would translate to "Castle of Protection"
Hoshiyasu Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star" and 安 (yasu) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, safe, simple, ammonium".
Hotchkiss English
Patronymic from Hodgkin, a pet form of Hodge.
Hotz German (Swiss), German
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a habitional name for someone from the Hotzenwald, a derivation from any given name containing the Germanic name element hadu "battle, combat" and a derivation from the verb hotzen "to swing, to sway, to tremble".