Albanian Submitted Surnames

Albanian names are used in the country of Albania, as well as Kosovo and other Albanian communities throughout the world.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adem Turkish, Bosnian, Albanian, Uyghur
From the given name Adem.
Ahmetaj Albanian
From the given name Ahmad.
Ahmeti Albanian
From the given name Ahmet.
Aloshi Albanian
Aloshi , Aloshaj
Amiti Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Bardhi Albanian
Meaning "White"
Baruti Albanian
barut means gunpowder in Albanian
Beqiraj Albanian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
Bizi Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Bojaxhiu Albanian
Derived from Albanian bojaxhi meaning "painter". This was the surname of Saint Teresa of Calcutta, better known as Mother Teresa (1910-1997), who was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojiaxhiu.
Boshnjaku Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Brahimaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Brahim" in Albanian.
Cano Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Carcani Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Çela Albanian
Meaning Unknown.
Çela Albanian
From an old nickname for a brother-in-law, derived from a shortened form of the Turkish title çelebi meaning "gentleman".
Çifligu Albanian (Rare)
This surname derives from the Albanian city Çiflig. The word Çiflig comes from the Turkish term for land management in the Ottoman Empire. Albania was under Ottoman rule for almost 500 years and has many cities and surnames that derive from Turkish terms.
Cumani Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Dervishi Albanian
Albanian form of Darwish.
Dushaj Albanian
It comes from serbian name ''dusha'' meaning soul.In serbian ''dusha moja'' means my sweatheart.Probably a nickname or name given to the patriarch of the dushaj family that got taken as a surname by his descendants later on,adding the popular albanian ending -aj.
Filipi Kurdish, Albanian
From the given name Filipî.
Gjonaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Gjon" in Albanian.
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.
Gurakuqi Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Hajdari Albanian
From the given name Hajdar.
Halili Albanian
From the given name Halil.
Hamiti Albanian
Possibly a variant of Amiti.
Hasanaga Albanian
Albanian surname, Hasani and given "Aga" in Ottoman Empire
Hasanaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Hasan" in Albanian.
Hasani Persian, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name Hasan.
Hoxhaj Albanian
Variant of Hoxha.
Hyka Albanian, Czech
This is both an Albanian and Czech surname. ... [more]
Ibrahimi Pashto, Arabic, Albanian
From the given name Ibrahim.
Islami Persian, Urdu, Arabic, Albanian
From the given name Islam.
Ismailaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Ismail" in Albanian.
Ismaili Arabic, Albanian, Persian
From the given name Ismail.
Istogu Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Isufaj Albanian
From the given name Isuf.
Isufi Albanian
From the given name Isuf.
Jusufi Albanian, Macedonian
Derived from the given name Jusuf.
Kartallozi Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Kastrati Albanian
Derived from the name of the Kastrati tribe inhabiting the region of Malësia in northern Albania.
Keta Albanian
Meaning as of yet unknown. Known Albanian bearers of this surname include the colonel Myslym Keta (1925-1966) and the politician Roland Keta (b. 1971).
Koço Albanian
Variant of Koco.
Koculi Albanian
From a place name Kocul in Albania.
Korbeci German, Albanian
German name for Korb "basket" changed over time to Korbeci
Kotti Albanian
Kottie or Kotte
Kovaçi Albanian
Derived from Albanian kovaç meaning "blacksmith".
Krasniqi Albanian
The name "Krasniqi" is of Albanian linguistic origin. The exact historical origin and meaning of the surname "Krasniqi" can vary, but it's believed to be related to the Albanian word "kërsenik" or "kërseniku," which means "blackbird" or "thrush."
Kursumulu Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Latifi Persian, Albanian
From the given name Latif.
Lazami Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Losha Albanian
An Albanian surname, most common on the south in the variant Loshaj. The most famous person bearing it was Peter Losha, head of the Losha clan and the despot of Arta.The surname originates from the word lios means "pockmark" in Albanian.
Mehmetaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Mehmet" in Albanian.
Mehmeti Albanian
From the given name Mehmet.
Mujushi Albanian
Meaning unknown.