Faroese Submitted Surnames

Faroese names are used on the Faroe Islands.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Bjørk Norwegian, Danish, Faroese
Norwegian, Danish and Faroese form of Björk.
Hammershaimb Faroese
An Faroese Surname, Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb (1819-1909) was a Faroese Lutheran minister who established the modern orthography of Faroese, the language of the Faroe Islands, based on the Icelandic language, which like Faroese, derives from Old Norse.
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, Old Norse, Old Celtic, Old 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.