Faroese Submitted Surnames

Faroese names are used on the Faroe Islands.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
HAVN Danish, Faroese
It means "Harbour" in Danish.
HENTZE German, Faroese
Derived from the given names HEINRICH or HANS.
HØJGAARD Danish, Faroese
Combination of Danish høj "high" and gård "farm, garden".
JOANSEN Faroese, Danish
Means "son of JOEN".
JOENSEN Faroese, Danish
Means "son of JOEN".
KAMBAN Faroese, Ancient Scandinavian, Ancient Celtic, Ancient Irish
Likely from Old Irish cambán "crooked one". This was the surname of Grímur Kamban, the legendary first settler in the Faroe Islands according to the Færeyinga saga. This name is still borne by a handful of people in the Faroe Islands today.
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