Hungarian Submitted Surnames

Hungarian names are used in the country of Hungary in central Europe. See also about Hungarian names.
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ANDRÁSSYHungarian
man, warrior... a surname that derives from the personal name "Andreas", meaning manly, and was held by the first of Christ's disciples.
ANDROSGerman (Swiss), Hungarian
Derivative of the personal name Andreas. Perhaps a reduced form of Greek Andronikos, Andronidis, or some other similar surname, all patronymics from Andreas.
ANNAEnglish, Irish, Italian, Hungarian
Probably derived from the female first name ANNA.
BARSIHungarian
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).
BÉNAHungarian
Nickname from béna ‘lame’, or from a pet form of Benedek.
BOGDÁNHungarian
From the given name Bogdan.
BUDAHungarian (Rare)
Habitational name from the name of the old capital of Hungary.
CERTICHungarian (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.
CERTICHHungarian
This surname is found mostly in PA.
CORVINUSHungarian
dirived from Corvin, maning raven.
DADYHungarian
Habitational name for someone from a place called Dad, in Fejér and Komárom counties, or Dada, in Somogy and Szabolcs counties.
FARGOHungarian
Comes from the surname Vargo.
FÁTAHungarian
From the old pagan name FÁTA.
GARAHungarian
Variant of Garay.
GARAYHungarian
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gara.
GAYDOSHungarian, English
Anglicized spelling of Hungarian GAJDOS.
GODAHungarian
From the old Hungarian secular personal name Goda, probably from a short form of Godimir, Godislav, or some other Slavic name.
GUZIHungarian
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.
GYUJTOHungarian
Very old Hungarian name, very rare.. means gatherer.
JÁVORHungarian
Means ''maple''.
JOBEnglish, 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]
KARAKASHungarian
Means "maker of wheels".
KARIFinnish, 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]
KAUTENHungarian
Nickolas Kauten was born July 15, 1890, in Austria - Hungary, ... [more]
KUNHungarian, Jewish
Hungarian: ethnic name for a member of a Turkic people known in English as the Cumanians (Hungarian kún). ... [more]
LAHNERGerman, 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".
LASKIPolish, 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]
MADERAPolish, Slovak, Hungarian
Ethnic name from an old word for a Hungarian (see Magyar).
MAKÓHungarian
Derived from a pet form of the name Makár, which in turn is from the Greek given name Makarios. Could also be from the name Mátyás, the Hungarian form of Matthias.
MEGGYESHungarian
Means "cherry" in Hungarian.
MIKAHungarian, Polish
Comes from a pet form of a central and eastern European personal name equivalent to Nicholas
MIKEHungarian
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.
MIKÓHungarian
From a pet form of the personal names Miklós (Hungarian form of Nicholas) or Mihály (Hungarian form of Michael).
MIKOSPolish, Hungarian, Greek
From a derivative of a personal name equivalent to Nicholas: Polish Mikolaj, Slovenian Miklavž, or Hungarian Miklós.... [more]
MURAVEZHungarian
Most likely a corruption of the surname Moravec.
OLAHHungarian
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’.
ORCZYHungarian
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).
PAPHungarian
A populaur Hungarian surname meaning Priest. It is also a variant of Papp.
PAUKOVITSHungarian
Hungarian or Austrian in origin. From the heilienkruz Austria/Hungary area
POLGARHungarian
Hungarian word for citizen. Taken on by Jewish Hungarians during World War Two to avoid Nazi attention for having 'Jewish' last names.
PRADLHungarian, German (Austrian)
Meaning unknown. Possibly originating somewhere in Hungary.
PRATLHungarian
Possible variant of Pradl.
RAKPolish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, 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]
ROCHALLYHungarian
from hungarian de Rozsalyi
ROCHALLYIHungarian
Probably from Italian Roccalli
ROMANCatalan, French, Polish, English, German, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Belorussian
From the Latin personal name Romanus, which originally meant "Roman". This name was borne by several saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Rouen.
SÁRKÁNYHungarian
Means "dragon" in Hungarian.
Hungarian
Metonymic occupational name for a salt seller or producer, from ‘salt’.
SZATHMÁRIHungarian
Hungarian surname of unknown origin.
SZENDEFFYHungarian (Rare)
Possibly derived from Hungarian szende meaning ''meek''.
TABOREnglish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Jewish
English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’.... [more]
TARCZAPolish, Hungarian
Means "shield" in Polish.
URBANEnglish, French, German, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Hungarian, Jewish
From a medieval personal name (Latin Urbanus meaning "city dweller", a derivative of urbs meaning "town", "city").
VADÁSZHungarian
Hungarian surname meaning "hunter".
VÁGÓHungarian
Occupational name for a wood- or stonecutter, or butcher, from vágni ‘to cut’.
VARGOHungarian
Comes from the surname Varga.
WILEHungarian
no particular meaning. the word wile means to trick though.
ZSIROSHungarian
Hungarian surname derived from the Serbo-croation word žȋr meaning "acorn".
ZSOLNAYHungarian
Hungarian form of the surname Zilinsky.