Romansh Submitted Surnames

Romansh names are used by Romansh speakers in eastern Switzerland.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Accola Romansh
From Latin accola ‘neighbor’, ‘inhabitant’ (from Latin accolere 'to live near'). Accola also meant 'tenant' or 'farmer' in Medieval Latin, which is likely the definition of the word that this name comes from.
Capeder Romansh
From the Romansh surname prefix Ca and the given name Peder, which is the Scandinavian (and apparently also Romansh) form of Peter.
Caviezel Romansh
Swiss surname of unknown meaning. A famous bearer is American actor Jim Caviezel (1968-).
Derungs Swiss, Romansh
Romansh from Roman occupiers of Switzerland.