Hungarian Submitted Surnames

Hungarian names are used in the country of Hungary in central Europe. See also about Hungarian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ábel Hungarian, Slovak
From the given name Ábel.
Adorján Hungarian
From the given name Adorján.
Ágoston Hungarian
From the given name Ágoston.
Almási Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Almás, derived from Hungarian alma meaning "apple".
Álmos Hungarian
From the given name Álmos.
Ambrus Hungarian
From the given name Ambrus.
András Hungarian
From the given name András.
Andrási Hungarian
It's an other form of the hungarian surename Andrassy. Man, warrior... a surname that derives from the personal name "Andreas", meaning manly, and was held by the first of Christ's disciples.
Andrássy Hungarian
man, warrior... a surname that derives from the personal name "Andreas", meaning manly, and was held by the first of Christ's disciples.
Anna English, Irish, Italian, Hungarian
Probably derived from the female first name Anna.
Apród Hungarian
From the given name Apród, meaning "page, squire" in Hungarian.
Aranyos Hungarian
Occupational name for a goldsmith.
Asztalos Hungarian
Literally means "carpenter"
Barsi Hungarian
Name for someone living in a village named Bars. This was the surname of American child actress Judith Barsi (June 6, 1978 - July 25, 1988).
Bartal Hungarian
From the given name Bartal.
Bartó Hungarian
Derived from the Old Hungarian personal name Bartolon or Bartolom (see Bertalan).
Béna Hungarian
Nickname from béna ‘lame’, or from a pet form of Benedek.
Benedek Hungarian
From the given name Benedek.
Beres Hungarian
Occupational name for a farm laborer or casual harvest hand, béres, a derivative of bér 'wage', 'payment'.
Berki Hungarian
From a placename in Hungary derived from Hungarian "berek" meaning "grove".
Bertalan Hungarian
From the given name Bertalan.
Bertók Hungarian
From the given name Bertók.
Birge Hungarian
Occupational name for a shepherd, from birga, a variant spelling of birka 'sheep'.
Boldizsár Hungarian
From the given name Boldizsár.
Bölöni Hungarian
From the place name Bölön, a village located in what is now Covasna County in Romania. This surname is used mainly among the Székelys.
Bon French, Hungarian
As a French surname, it is derived from Old French bon meaning "good", or occasionally from the Latin given name Bonus (borne by a minor 3rd-century Christian saint martyred at Rome with eleven companions under the Emperor Vespasian... [more]
Buda Hungarian (Rare)
Habitational name from the name of the old capital of Hungary.
Certic Hungarian (Modern)
this is my father's family name. I did not grow up with him but have been told his family came here from Hungary. He was born in Marianna Pennsylvania.
Certich Hungarian
This surname is found mostly in PA.
Corvin Hungarian (Americanized)
Shortened and Americanized form of Corvinus.
Corvinus Hungarian
dirived from Corvin, maning raven.
Csatár Hungarian
Meaning unknown.
Csepregi Hungarian
Someone from the district of Csepreg in Hungary
Csizmazia Hungarian
Means "bootmaker" in Hungarian.
Cziffra Banat Swabian, Hungarian, Romani
Means “digit” in Hungarian.
Czigány Hungarian
Old Hungarian last name, meaning "gypsy". It could mean romani person, but it could also been given after a mental or physical trait.
Czimmermann Hungarian
Hungarian form of Zimmermann.
Dady Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from a place called Dad, in Fejér and Komárom counties, or Dada, in Somogy and Szabolcs counties.
Dáni Hungarian
Derived from the Hungarian given name Dáni.
Dániel Hungarian
From the given name Dániel.
Danó Hungarian
From a pet form of the given name Dániel.
Darabont Hungarian, Romanian
Occupational name meaning "guardsman" in Hungarian, ultimately derived from French brabançon. The American movie director Frank Darabont (1959-) is a famous bearer of this name.
Darázs Hungarian
Means "wasp".
Dénes Hungarian
From the given name Dénes.
Dezső Hungarian
From the given name Dezső.
Domonkos Hungarian
From the given name Domonkos.
Dömötör Hungarian
From the given name Dömötör.
Dux German (Rare), Hungarian (Rare)
From Latin dux, meaning “duke”.
Elek Hungarian
From the given name Elek.
Éliás Hungarian
From the given name Éliás.
Erdőtelek Hungarian
Derived from Erdőtelek, a village in Heves County, Hungary.
Esztergomi Hungarian
Used by people in Komárom-Eszteregom, northern Hungary
Fargo Hungarian
Comes from the surname Vargo.
Fáta Hungarian
From the old pagan name FÁTA.
Ferenc Hungarian
From the given name Ferenc.
Ferencz Hungarian
Derived from the given name Ferenc.
Ferkó Hungarian
From the given name Ferkó.
Gábriel Hungarian
From the given name Gábriel.
Gara Hungarian
Variant of Garay.
Garay Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gara.
Garbai Nigerian, Kanuri, Hungarian
Meaning unknown.
Gaydos Hungarian, English
Anglicized spelling of Hungarian GAJDOS.
Gellért Hungarian
From the given name Gellért.
Gergely Hungarian
From the given name Gergely.
Gerstenmájer Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian
Magyarised and Cyrillic version of Gerstenmayer.
Gestetner Hungarian, Yiddish
Gestetner, of an uncertain etymology, is the surname of the Gestetner mimeograph’s eponymous inventor.
Goda Hungarian
From the old Hungarian secular personal name Goda, probably from a short form of Godimir, Godislav, or some other Slavic name.
Guzi Hungarian
As far as known, Guzi means 'friend' but as far as other meanings go, it is unknown. Due to its origin, the last name has two factions of distant family that pronounce it differently- One as "Guh-Zee" as the more uncommon pronunciation that actually follows the origin, and "Goo-Zee" as it is commonly pronounced in English.
György Hungarian
From the given name György.
Gyűjtő Hungarian
Means "gatherer, collector".
Hargitay Hungarian
Denoted one from Hargita, a historical region of Hungary now known as Harghita County in eastern Transylvania, Romania. A famous bearer was Hungarian-American actor and bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay (1926-2006), as well as his daughter, actress Mariska Hargitay (1964-)... [more]
Hegadush Hungarian
Meaning violin maker and violin player deriving from the Hungarian work for violin.
Hiszékeny Hungarian
Means naive in Hungarian.
Hunyadi Hungarian
A name of a noble family of Hungary. The Regent John Hunyadi had this last name.
Ilonka Hungarian
From the nickname of the Hungarian name Ilona.
Imre Hungarian
From the given name Imre.
Irsay Hungarian
Surname used by people whose original surname was Israel, in Hungary
István Hungarian
From the given name István.
Izsák Hungarian
From the given name Izsák.
János Hungarian
From the given name János.
Jávor Hungarian
Means ''maple''.
Jenő Hungarian
From the given name Jenő.
Job English, French, German, Hungarian
English, French, German, and Hungarian from the personal name Iyov or Job, borne by a Biblical character, the central figure in the Book of Job, who was tormented by God and yet refused to forswear Him... [more]
Jordán Spanish, Hungarian
From the given name Jordán.
Kaffka Hungarian, Romanian, Low German, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian
The Germanised Czech surname of a certain Margit. Means ‘Little Jackdaw’ in Czech. Its internationally better known diminutive is Kafka.
Káldor Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Kalter.
Kállay Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from a place called Kálló or Kallo in Nógrád County or from the provincial town of Nagykálló in Szabolcs County in Hungary
Karakas Hungarian
Means "maker of wheels".
Kari Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
Károly Hungarian
From the given name Károly.
Kauten Hungarian
Nickolas Kauten was born July 15, 1890, in Austria - Hungary, ... [more]
Kázmér Hungarian
From the given name Kázmér.
Kellner German, Dutch, Jewish, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, French
German, Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic) occupational or status name from the Middle Low German kelner, the Middle High German kelnære, the Middle Dutch kel(le)nare and the German kellner#, all meaning "cellarman"... [more]
Kobela Hungarian
May come from the slavic word kobila, meaning mare.
Kocsmar Hungarian
This name means pub in Hungarian meaning that my ancestors were most likely pub owners
Kodály Hungarian
Hungarian surname.... [more]
Kolos Hungarian
From the given name Kolos.
Körmös Hungarian
From Hungarian köröm "nail, claw", indicating someone with long or dirty nails, or perhaps someone aggressive.
Kormos Hungarian
Means "sooty" in Hungarian. Most likely a nickname for someone with dark hair or a shabby appearance, but may also be an occupational name for a house painter who used soot as a raw material. ... [more]
Kovatch Hungarian (Americanized)
A corruption of Hungarian Kovács; a name that means “blacksmith”.
Kun Hungarian, Jewish
Hungarian: ethnic name for a member of a Turkic people known in English as the Cumanians (Hungarian kún). ... [more]
Kuyon Hungarian, Romanian
Largely unknown, but may have origins in a village in Poland, called Kujan. There’s records on the name at Ellis Island in New York where it was anglicized to the phonetic, Kuyon. There’s also a split in the main families with the name in the US to another diminutive, Kenyon.... [more]
Lahner German, Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Lahn in Hungary and Germany. In southern Germany and Austria, Lahn denotes a place where there had been an avalanche or landslide, from Middle High German laen, lēne meaning "avalanche".
Laski Polish, Hungarian, Jewish
Polish (Laski) and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Lasko (now Lask) in Sieradz voivodeship, named with laz, lazy ‘clearing in a forest’. ... [more]
Lato Hungarian, Polish
From Hungarian látni meaning ‘to see’, hence a nickname for a wise person or an occupational name for a clairvoyant, or possibly for an official who checked the quality of products at markets.... [more]
List Hungarian
Variant of Liszt.
Liszt Hungarian
Liszt is a Hungarian surname that literally means "flour".... [more]
Lóránt Hungarian
From the given name Lóránt.
Lórincz Hungarian
From the Hungarian Ecclesiastical Name Lőrinc.
Madera Polish, Slovak, Hungarian
Ethnic name from an old word for a Hungarian (see Magyar).
Makó Hungarian
From a pet form of the given name Makár or Mátyás.
Manno German, Hungarian
Derived from the German given name Manno.
Marcell Hungarian
From the given name Marcell.
Márkus Hungarian
From the given name Márkus.
Maté Hungarian
Hungarian (Máté): from the ecclesiastical personal name Máté, Hungarian form of Matthew.
Mátyás Hungarian
From the given name Mátyás.
Meggyes Hungarian
Means "cherry" in Hungarian.
Mika Hungarian, Polish
Comes from a pet form of a central and eastern European personal name equivalent to Nicholas
Mike Hungarian
Fro, a pet form of the personal name Miklós, Hungarian form of Nicholas, or possibly from a short form of Mihály, Hungarian form of Michael.
Miklós Hungarian
From the given name Miklós.
Mikó Hungarian
From a pet form of the personal names Miklós (Hungarian form of Nicholas) or Mihály (Hungarian form of Michael).
Mikos Polish, Hungarian, Greek
From a derivative of a personal name equivalent to Nicholas: Polish Mikolaj, Slovenian Miklavž, or Hungarian Miklós.... [more]
Milan Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From the given name Milan, a derivative of names such as Bohumil and Miloslav, containing the Slavic elements mil or milu meaning ‘grace, favor, dear’.
Mohácsi Hungarian
Habitational name for someone from Mohács, a city in Hungary.
Móric Hungarian
From the given name Móric.
Morici Italian, Hungarian
From a variant of the Italian given name Maurizio, Hungarian name Móric both are cognitive of Morris.
Muravez Hungarian
Most likely a corruption of the surname Moravec.
Ödön Hungarian
From the given name Ödön.
Olah Hungarian
Oláh (Olah) is a Hungarian surname that means Vlach/Romanian. A similar word is Olasz, meaning "Italian".Hungarian (Oláh): ethnic name from Hungarian oláh ‘Romanian’, old form volách, from vlach ‘Italian’, ‘speaker of a Romance language’.
Orczy Hungarian
Was the surname of a family of Hungarian nobility (including Baroness Emmuska Orczy, author of *The Scarlet Pimpernel*) originating from the village Orczi (now called Orci).
Ördögh Hungarian
Means "devil" in Hungarian.
Palkó Hungarian
Diminutive of Pál, meaning "humble, small".
Pap Hungarian
A populaur Hungarian surname meaning Priest. It is also a variant of Papp 1.
Paukovits Hungarian
Hungarian or Austrian in origin. From the heilienkruz Austria/Hungary area
Paytas Hungarian, English (American)
From the Hungarian nickname pajtás meaning "comrade, pal". Possibly originates from the Ottoman Turkish word پایداش‎ (paydaş) meaning "partner, sharer". A notable bearer of the surname is the American YouTuber Trisha Paytas.
Polgar Hungarian
Hungarian word for citizen. Taken on by Jewish Hungarians during World War Two to avoid Nazi attention for having 'Jewish' last names.
Politzer Hungarian, German, Jewish
Habitational name derived from any one of several places called Police (known as Pölitz in German) in the Czech Republic. Hugh David Politzer (1949-) is an American theoretical physicist who, along with David Gross and Frank Wilczek, discovered asymptotic freedom.
Pradl Hungarian, German (Austrian)
Meaning unknown. Possibly originating somewhere in Hungary.
Pratl Hungarian
Possible variant of Pradl.
Pulitzer Hungarian, German, Jewish
Variant form of Politzer. A famous bearer was the Hungarian-American businessman, newspaper publisher and politician Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911). His family came from Hungary, but they were of Czech origin.
Rak Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Hungarian, Jewish
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Hungarian (Rák), and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic rak ‘crab’, ‘lobster’, or ‘crayfish’. This was applied as an occupational name for someone who caught and sold crayfish, crabs, or lobsters, or as a nickname to someone thought to resemble such a creature... [more]
Rédey Hungarian
Indicated a person from Kisréde or Nagyréde, a village in Hungary.
Róbert Hungarian, Slovak
From the given name Róbert.
Rochally Hungarian
from hungarian de Rozsalyi
Rochallyi Hungarian
Probably from Italian Roccalli.
Romana Catalan, French, Italian, Polish, English (Rare), German, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
From the feminine form of the Latin personal name Romanus, which originally meant "Roman".
Rostási Hungarian
Probably comes from the Hungarian word "rosta" wich means sieve.
Sámuel Hungarian
From the given name Sámuel.
Sárkány Hungarian
Means "dragon" in Hungarian.
Sebeok Hungarian, Medieval Hungarian
From Sebők, a diminutive of Sebestyén.
Sebestyén Hungarian
From the given name Sebestyén.
Selyem Hungarian
Means "silk".
Simko Hungarian
From a pet form of the given name Simon 1.
Hungarian
Metonymic occupational name for a salt seller or producer, from ‘salt’.
Stapenhorst Hungarian
Ilwig, Hungary prior to 1900
Steinhardt Jewish, Polish, Hungarian
Steinhardt is recorded as a Jewish Ashkenazi family name among Jews in Alsace, Germany, Poland, Israel and the U.S.A. since at least the 18th century.... [more]
Steinhart Jewish, German, Polish, Hungarian
The surname Steinhart is more associated with the locality Steinhart in Bavaria (Germany).... [more]
Szász Hungarian
From Szász meaning "Saxon" in Hungarian. Ethnic or regional name for a German speaker from Transylvania or Szepes, etymologically a derivative of German Sachs.
Szathmári Hungarian
Hungarian surname of unknown origin.
Szendeffy Hungarian (Rare)
Possibly derived from Hungarian szende meaning ''meek''.
Szlávik Hungarian
This surname is more common in the modern Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County and in the area that made up the former Jászság.