American (South) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of American names used more often in the American South. See also about American names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BLUFORD English, American (South)
Possibly an English habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. The name occurs in records of the 19th century but is now very rare if not extinct in the British Isles. In the U.S. it is found chiefly in TX and TN.
CATLETT American (South)
There are several towns in the American South named Catlett.
CHALAIRE American (South, Rare, ?)
Chalaire is a very rare surname, few people in the United States have the family name and might be raised in the United States. Around 99 people have been found who wears Chalaire as their family name... [more]
ELZEA Hebrew (Francized, Rare), American (South, Francized, Rare)
The name means G-d’s help It is a French transition of the Hebrew name Eleazar applied to Jews that came to France by way of Egypt. Later it was carried over to the French Caribbean mainly St. Martinique which was the first major Jewish settlement in the Caribbean, but the name also spread to other Latin American Islands including Mexico... [more]
ENCHANTRA American (South, Americanized, Modern, Rare)
American surname feminine mainly in The USA
FLENOT American (South, ?)
I think this could be a French Indian name however, it may be misspelled, and I don't know the correct spelling.
KOSTEN American (South)
All of the individuals I know named Kosten are very homosexual.
LINGERFELT American (South)
Americanized spelling of German Lingenfeld, a habitational name from a place so named in the Palatinate.
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