Amharic Submitted Surnames

Amharic names are used in Ethiopia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABEBE አበበ Amharic, Ethiopian
Means "flower" in Amharic.
ADAMU አዳሙ Amharic, Swahili, Hausa
From the given name ADAMU (see user-submitted name).
BARAKI ባራኪ Ethiopian, Amharic
From the given name BARAKI, meaning "one who blesses" in Amharic. It is possibly related to Arabic BARAK (2) and Hebrew BARUCH, also meaning "blessed".
DAWIT ዳዊት Ge'ez, Amharic
From the given name DAWIT.
DERESSA ደረሠ Eastern African, Amharic
From the given name DERESSA.
DERESSE ደረሠ Amharic, Ethiopian
From the given name DERESSE or DERESSA.
ELLYAS ኤሊያያስ Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim), Ethiopian, Ge'ez, Amharic, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, Turkish
Form of ILYAS or ELIAS found in several languages.
HAILEMARIAM ኃይለማሪያም Amharic, Ethiopian
Combination of HAILE and MARIAM.
KAHINU ካህኑ Eastern African, Ge'ez, Amharic, Tigrinya, Swahili, Somali, Malagasy
Means "clergyman" in several Eastern African languages, originally denoting someone who was a clergyman (see the given name KAHINU).
MAKONNEN መኰንን Eastern African, Amharic
Derived from the given name MAKONNEN.
MARIAM ማሪያም Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Somali, Amharic
From the given name MARYAM.
MEKONNEN መኮንን Eastern African, Amharic
Variant spelling of MAKONNEN.
MELAKU መላኩ Ethiopian, Amharic
From the given name MELAKU, meaning "the angel" in Amharic. It is possibly related to Arabic/Hebrew MALAK and Turkish MELEK (2), also meaning "angel".
SELASSIE ሥላሴ Ethiopian, Amharic, Western African
Possibly means "trinity" in Amharic. A notable bearer was Haile Selassie (1892-1975), the regent and emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.
TASIFA Amharic
Means “hope” in Amharic.
TEDROS ቴዎድሮስ Eastern African, Amharic, Ge'ez, Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
From the given name TEDROS.
TESFAYE ተስፋዬ Amharic, Ethiopian
From the given name TESFAYE.
TESHOME ተሾመ Eastern African, Amharic
From the given name TESHOME.
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