English (American) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of English names used more often in America. 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.
Oyaski English (American)
A surname created by Michael Oyaski (formally Michael O'Yaski). The surname is currently known to only be used by one particular branch of the O'Yaski family tree. The surname means "Dragon Rider of the West" according to members of the Oyaski family.
Pash English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Pasch.
Pearcy English (American)
Variant of Percy, which is a name derived from Perci, a parish and canton near St. Lo, in Normandy
Pendarvis English (American)
The American English spelling of the Cornish surname Pendarves. Ultimately, the surname is traced back to Pendarves Island, Cornwall.
Perpich English (American)
Americanized spelling of Croatian and Serbian Prpić. Prporuše was a term denoting young girls who, in the dry season, would visit houses in the village and pray for rain.
Pines English (American)
Surname of the characters, Dipper, Mabel and Stan from Gravity Falls.
Powalski English (American)
Surname of Leon Powalski from the Star Fox 64 series.
Prude English (American)
This surname comes from the English word prude. The definition for the word prude is a person who is or claims to be easily shocked by matters relating to sex or nudity.
Puett English (American)
Americinized form of Pütt.
Rainwater English (American)
Americanized form of the German family name Reinwasser, possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a source of fresh water, from Middle High German reine ‘pure’ + wazzer ‘water’.
Raish English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Raisch.
Rassmussen English (American, Rare)
Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Rasmussen.
Ravenswood English (American)
Ravenswood is a gothic surname.
Raynes English (American)
Patronymic version of many Germanic names with the first element starting with "ragin"
Rinard English (American)
An Americanized version of the German Surname Reinhardt.
Ryerson English (American)
Americanized spelling of Swedish Reierson or of any of its cognates, for example Dutch Ryerse, Ryersen or Norwegian and Danish Reiersen.
Salk English (American)
Likely the English form of Schalk, which means "dweller near a willow tree".
Seagle English (American)
Americanized form of Jewish Segal or German Siegel.
Shasteen English (American, Modern)
A derivative Chastain.... [more]
Shoat English (American)
Variant of Choate
Shurgot Polish, English (American)
Americanized spelling of Szurgot.
Sophomore English (American, Rare)
Meaning unknown. Could be a nickname for the 2nd son.
Steely English (American)
Americanized form of Swiss German Stühle, a variant of Stuhl .
Stiff English (American)
Used sometimes as a derogatory term, stiff means uptight. It is used in a surname in American culture as well as in the media, such as novels, movies or tv shows.
Stockholm Danish (Rare), English (American)
Danish variant of Stokholm. English usage could be a habitational name for someone from Stockholm, Sweden (see Stockholm), but this etymology does not apply to Scandinavian usage of the name.
Storie English (American)
Possibly a variant of Storey.
Strawberry English (American, Rare)
Possibly from the name of the fruit, or from any of the various places named Strawberry in the US.
Strawbridge English (American)
Someone who built bridges as a living.
Swagger English (American)
Probably a nickname for someone who's confident but aggressive and arrogant.
Swartwood English (American, Anglicized)
Variant of Swarthout, a Dutch locational name for a dweller in or near a black wood.
Swartzlander English (American)
Americanized form of German Schwarzländer, a habitational name for someone from an area of Bavaria known as Schwarzland ‘the black land’, from Middle High German swarz ‘black’ + land ‘land’.
Swiss English (American)
Americanized form of German Schweitz.
Symere English (American, Rare)
Name of unknown origin, typically used in the United States. It is best known as the real first name of American rapper Lil Uzi Vert.
Thamrongsombutsakul English (American)
Panat Thamrongsombutsakul is an animator at Walt Disney Studios, known for his work on Ralph Breaks the Internet, Raya and the Last Dragon, and Megamind, among other animated films.
Tippetts English (American)
Tippetts Recorded as Tipp, Tippe, diminutives Tippell, Tippets, Tipping, patronymics Tippett, Tipples, Tippins, and possibly others, this is a medieval English surname. ... [more]
Tross English (American)
This is a surname used by a person in furry culture for his fursona, Arden Tross.
Tuttle English, English (American), Irish
Derived from the Old Norse given name Þorkell, derived from the elements þórr (see Thor) and ketill "cauldron". The name evolved into Thurkill and Thirkill in England and came into use as a given name in the Middle Ages... [more]
Vampyr English (American)
A gothic surname.
Virtuoso English (American), Spanish, Italian
This Italian surname could possibly be connected to those whose ancestors were involved in playing a musical instrument or somehow connected to the musical instrument industry.
Wackerman English (American), German
From the Americanized spelling of German Wackermann, a variant of Wacker, with the addition of Middle High German man, meaning ‘man’.
Walin English (American)
Americanized form of the Swedish surname Wallin.
Wanderlust English (American)
Wanderlust derived from Artemis G.J. Wanderlust (birth name: Joseph E Yoder) in the year 2021, as an ornamental surname representing both:... [more]
Wiatt English (American)
Americanized variant of Wyatt.
Wideman English (American)
Americanized from of German Widemann or Weidmann.
Winegardner English (American)
Anglicized form of the German occupational surname Weingartner. A known bearer of this surname is the American writer Mark Winegardner (b. 1961).
Wiseau English (American, Rare)
Meaning unknown, believed to be derived from French oiseau, meaning bird. As a surname, it is born by American Director Tommy Wiseau.
Woodley English (American)
"From the wooded meadow". The actress Shailene Woodley's last surname
Wyoming English (American)
From the name of the US state.
Yoakum English (American)
Americanized version of Jochim
Zackowski English (American)
Americanized version of the surname Zakowski
Zeagler English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Ziegler.
Zimmon English (American)
Variant of Zinon
Zueena English (American, Modern)
The Name Zueena Means Black Feathers & it originated with The Analuka Family of America.