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.
Cano Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Carcani Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Çela Albanian
Meaning Unknown.
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.
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.
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
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.
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".
Kursumulu Albanian
Meaning unknown.
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.
Mujushi Albanian
Meaning unknown.
Mustafi Albanian, German (Rare)
Means "the chosen one"
Naska Albanian (Rare)
Present in Albania before 1900'.
Ndreu Albanian
From the given name Ndreu.
Nimanbegu Albanian
Nimanbegu or Nimani , given "beg" from Turks in Ottoman Empire
Ninka Albanian (Modern)
First recognized in the early 1800s as a surname in and around Albania and the Balkans, and due to migration it has spread to a few different places across the world. Very little is known about this surname as there are very few records of it.