Submitted Surnames from Other Sources

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Aufdemberge American (Rare)
The surname Aufdemberge originated in America, but in German it means "on the mountains".... [more]
Aug Estonian
Aug is an Estonian surname derived from "auga" meaning "honorably".
Augustus English
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere "to increase".
Auksi Estonian
Auksi is an Estonian surname derived from "auks" meaning "in honor of".
Aulcy English
English surname, of unknown meaning.
Aumere Estonian
Aumere is an Estonian surname derived from "aumees" meaning "gentleman".
Aun Estonian
Aun is an Estonian surname derived from the word "aun" meaning "peatstack".
Auric French
Meaning unknown. Georges Auric (15 February 1899 – 23 July 1983) was a French composer, considered one of Les Six, a group of artists informally associated with Jean Cocteau and Erik Satie.
Aurinko Finnish
Aurinko means "sun" in Finnish.
Ausley English (Modern)
Rare surname which was from an English place name in which the second element is Old English leah "wood, clearing". The first element may be hors "horse" (in which case the name likely referred to a place where horses were put out to pasture) or the river name Ouse (ultimately from the ancient British root ud- "water").
Auva'a Samoan
Means “crew” in Samoan.
Auziņš Latvian
Derived from the word auzas meaning "oats".
Avara Italian
Italian feminine form of Avaro.
Avelino Spanish, Polynesian, Filipino
Spanish form of Avellino, the surname of the 17th-century Italian saint Andrew Avellino.
Avellaneda Spanish
It literally means "hazelnut grove", denoting someone who either lived near one or worked in one.
Aven Scandinavian, English, German, Dutch, French (Anglicized)
Scandinavian: unexplained.... [more]
Aviles Catalan
From Catalan avile "bird".
Avivi Hebrew
Means "springlike" or "of the spring" in Hebrew. (see Aviv)
Avots Latvian
Means "fount, spring" or "source".
Avrahami Hebrew (Americanized)
Americanized version of Abrahami.
Awaya Japanese
From Japanese 粟 (Awa) meaning "Mllet" and 谷 (Tani) meaning "valley".
Awayaɣer Berber
Moroccan (Rifian): tribal name from the Rifian tribe of Ait Wayagher.
Axe English
Locational surname which describes one who lived by the Axe Rivers in Somerset or Dorset.
Axelman Swedish (Rare)
From the Scandinavian given name Axel and man "man".
Ay Turkish
Means "moon" in Turkish.
Ayanami Japanese
Aya (綾) means "twill", nami (波) means "wave"
Ayden Turkish
Possibly a variant of Aydın.
Aydınlar Turkish
Derived from the Turkish word “aydın” meaning “enlightened”.
Aydinlisoy Turkish
Means "enlightened family" in Turkish.
Ayotte French
It means 'small hedge' or 'small woody plot of land' in Old French.
Azar Hebrew
Means "(he) helped" in Hebrew, a verb form of Ezer or Ezra.
Azarian Armenian (Expatriate)
Variant transcription of Azaryan, a patronymic likely derived from an Armenian form of the Hebrew given name 'Azaryah.
Azaryan Armenian
Patronymic from the Persian personal name Azar
Azayi Moroccan
Derived from the Berber singular word for Zayanes.
Azmat Urdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
Azoulai Judeo-Spanish
Alternate transcription of Azoulay.
Azoulay Judeo-Spanish
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from French azur or Spanish azul both meaning "blue" (of Persian origin), from Tamazight izîl meaning "good, pure, sublime", or from an acronym of the Biblical passage אִשָּׁ֨ה זֹנָ֤ה וַחֲלָלָה֙ לֹ֣א יִקָּ֔חוּ (’iš-šāh zō-nāh wa-ḥă-lā-lāh lō yiq-qā-ḥū) meaning "They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane".
Azuchi Japanese
Variant reading of Amuro.
Azuma Japanese
Variant reading of Amuro.
Azusawa Japanese
Surname of Kohane Azusawa from project sekai
Ba Arabic
Arabic from a shortened form of Aba, accusative case of Abu ‘father’.
Babao Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano babaw meaning "top, above, over".
Babao Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog babaw meaning "shallowness".
Babaoka Japanese
Baba means "riding ground" and oka means "hill".
Babauta Chamorro
Chamorro name for "our banner or flag"
Babe Japanese
Variant reading of Umabe.
Babeș Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Babla Polish, Indian
Polish: nickname from babula ‘(old) little woman, granny’, a hypocoristic derivative of baba (see Baba).... [more]
Babraitis Lithuanian
From babras, a variant of bebras meaning "beaver".
Babrauskas Lithuanian
Ultimately from the Balto-Slavic element *bébrus meaning "beaver". It is possibly an adaptation of Polish Bobrowski, or a related Slavic surname.
Babushkin Russian, Jewish
Derived from Russian бабушка (babushka) meaning "grandmother".
Baca Spanish
From Spanish vaca meaning "cow".
Bacalso Filipino, Cebuano
Meaning uncertain.
Bacani Filipino, Pampangan, Pangasinan
Meaning uncertain.
Bacatan Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bakat meaning "billow, large wave of water".
Bacca English
Origin: English (Norman origin).... [more]
Baccay Filipino, Tagalog
Possibly from a Tagalog word meaning "to guard".
Baclan Celtic (Rare)
Form of the surname Backlund
Baclay Filipino, Cebuano
Means "long walk, hike" in Cebuano.
Bacunawa Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bakunawa referring to a type of serpent or dragon in Visayan mythology.
Baddhanabanij Thai (Sanskritized)
Sanskritized transcription of Phatthanaphanit.
Bade English
From the Old English personal name Bada which possibly a short form of various names with the first element being the Old English beadu "battle"... [more]
Badelj Croatian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
Badrinette English
Apparently an extremely rare name of French origin, but isn't used as a first name in France. It might come from the rather uncommon French surname Bardinette, which apparently is a variant spelling of the surname Bardinet... [more]
Baechli German (Swiss)
Derived from the word "Bächli," which means "small brook" in Swiss German.
Baeta Ewe
Best known as the maiden surname of a certain Annie.
Baffoe Western African, Akan
Ghanaian surname of unknown meaning.
Bagacay Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano bagakay referring to a type of bamboo.
Bagaoisan Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bagwisan meaning "to grow wings" or "to pull out the wing feathers (of a bird)".
Bagatsing Filipino
Filipinized form of Bhagat Singh, a combination of Sanskrit भगत (bhagat) meaning "devotee, follower" combined with सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion". A notable bearer was Ramon Bagatsing (1916-2006), the 19th Mayor of Manila who was of Indian descent.
Baggerly English
English: variant of Bagley .
Bagongahasa Filipino (Rare), Tagalog
Refers to "something newly sharpened". It comes from the words bagong meaning "new" and hasa meaning "sharp". This surname is mostly found in the town of Paete, Laguna, and is often the subject of ridicule because it contains the word gahasa, meaning "rape"... [more]
Baguio Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicized form of Cebuano bagyo meaning "typhoon, storm".
Bah Fula (Anglicized)
A surname of Fulani origin found all over Western Africa. French speaking African countries typically spell this surname as Ba or .
Bahandi Filipino, Cebuano
Means "wealth, riches, treasure" in Cebuano.
Bahşış Crimean Tatar
Derived from Persian بخشش (baxšeš) meaning "forgiveness, amnesty" or بخشیش‎ (bakhšīš) meaning "present, gratuity, reward".
Bai Hui
From the Persian name Baiderluden.
Baig Muslim
Baig Name Meaning Muslim (common in Pakistan): from the Turkish word beg ‘bey’, originally a title denoting a local administrator in the Ottoman Empire, but subsequently widely used as a title of respect... [more]
Baili Chinese
Means "hundred miles", from Chinese 百 (bǎi) meaning "hundred" and 里 () meaning "inside, hometown, miles".
Bajramović Bosnian
Derived from Bosnian bajram meaning "Eid" (a Muslim festival), borrowed from Turkish bayram.
Bak Korean
Variant of Park 1.
Bakhsoliani Georgian
Meaning unknown.
Bakugo Japanese, Popular Culture
From Japanese 爆 (baku) meaning "bomb" and 豪 (go, gō, gou) meaning "powerful"... [more]
Bakulin Russian
possibly a variant of Abakumov
Bakulina Russian
feminine form of Bakulin
Bala Indian
1 Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Parsi name, probably from Persian bālā ‘high’, ‘exalted’.... [more]
Balagtas Filipino, Tagalog
Means "shortcut, direct (path or statement)" in Tagalog.
Balansag Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano bansag meaning "name".
Balasubramanian Tamil
A Hindu name from Sanskrit bālasubrahmạnya ‘child Subrahmanya’ (from bāla ‘child’ + subrahmạnya ‘dear to Brahmans’, an epithet of the god Kartikeya, son of the god Shiva) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n... [more]
Balch Welsh
From the Welsh adjective balch, which has a range of meanings—"fine", "splendid", "proud", "arrogant", "glad"—but the predominant meaning is "proud" and from this the family name probably derives.
Baldis Frisian
Frisian, Dutch, and North German: from a reduced and altered form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar).
Baldrick Medieval English
The name of Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson)'s much-hated slave in the comedy Blackadder.... [more]
Balen English
English surname, perhaps of Cornish British origin, from belen, meaning "mill."
Balett Romansh
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Paul.
Balić Croatian
Derived from the word balija meaning "peasant" or from the forename Balislav.
Balili Filipino, Cebuano
Means "grass, turf" in Cebuano.
Balingbing Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from the devil chase, a percussion instrument originating in Southern Asia commonly found in India and the Philippines, via its other name balingbing.
Balitaan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to share news" in Tagalog.
Balitiu Romanian
Meaning unknown.
Balkema Frisian
Frisian variant of Baldwin
Balkwill Anglo-Saxon (Archaic)
From the Old English pre 7th Century balca, "beam", with wiell(a), "spring, stream", and probably refers to a primitive footbridge made by a tree trunk across the stream. The name may also be topographical for a dweller by the footbridge.
Ballinger American
From the YouTuber, Colleen Ballinger (1986-)
Ballon Spanish
Theoretically it could be a variant of vallón, from valle ‘valley’, but neither form is attested as a vocabulary word or as a place name element. Alternatively, it could be a Castilian spelling of Catalan Batlló, Balló, nicknames from diminutives of batlle ‘dancing’.English: variant spelling of Balon.
Balma Italian
Perhaps a topographic name from the dialect word balma meaning ‘grotto’, ‘cave’, ‘jutting rock’.
Balogbog Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano balugbog meaning "marble".
Baloković Croatian
Most of Croatian families with the surname (last name) Baloković originate from the town of Donji Miholjac located in Osijek-Baranja County on the border with Hungary. During the 1700s and 1800s most of the people bearing this family name were born either in Donji Miholjac and/or nearby Nasice... [more]