ASIMOVОзимов, АзимовRussian Originally spelled Ozimov, Asimov is the anglicized surname of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov. His father was not familiar with Latin characters when they immigrated to the United States, when Isaac was 3, so the name became Asimov, not Azimov.... [more]
BARNOItalian, Ukrainian, French, Ancient Aramaic, Russian The surname Barno was first found in the north of Italy, especially in Tuscany. The name occasionally appears in the south, usually in forms which end in "o," but the northern forms ending in "i" are much more common... [more]
BASISTYБасистыйRussian Derived from Russian басистый (basisty) meaning "having bass, deep voice".
BAYKALOVБайкаловRussian Derived from the name of Lake Baikal, derived from Turkish baiköl meaning "rich lake".
BELIKOVБеликовRussian From Russian белый (beliy) meaning "white, fair".
BELINSKYБелинскийRussian, Jewish Habitational surname for someone from Belin in Ukraine, which may be derived from Proto-Slavic *bělъ "white".
BELKINRussian Patronymic from the nickname Belka meaning "squirrel" (a derivative of bely "white", referring to the animal's white stomach).
BORZYKHБорзыхRussian Derived from Russian борзый (borzy) meaning "swift, brisk".
BOSOYБосойRussian Derived from Russian босой (bosoy) meaning "barefoot". This may have been a nickname for a low-class person.
BOTKINБо́ткинRussian This was the surname of EVGENIY Botkin ( 1865 - 1918) who was the Russian court physician. He remained loyal to the family of Tsar Nicholas II Romanov when the revolution occurred and followed them into exile in Siberia... [more]
DEMIDOVДемидовRussian Means "son of DEMID". This was the name of a Russian industrialist family prominent in the 18th and 19th centuries. A bearer of the feminine form Demidova was Anna Stepanovna Demidova (1878-1918), a lady-in-waiting in the service of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna who acquired posthumous fame for being executed alongside her employer in 1918.
DOROZHKINДорожкинRussian Derived from Russian дорожка (dorozhka) meaning "strip" or "small road, path".
DUDINДудинRussian Derived from Russian дудка (dudka), which denotes a wind-blown instrument similar to a flute or pipe. It was probably used to denote a musician or shepherd who played the flute or pipe, as well as someone who made pipes... [more]
DUDKINДудкинRussian Derived from Russian дудка (dudka) meaning "fife, pipe", referring to a folk instrument played by shepherds. Thus, it was used to denote someone who made pipes or a shepherd who played pipes.
DUNAYEVSKYДунаевскийRussian Derived from Europe's second longest river, the Danube River, which is called "Dunay" in Russian. Two famous bearers are Soviet film composer and conductor Isaak Dunayevsky (1900-1955), and his son, Russian film composer Maksim Dunayevsky (1945-).
DURKOДуркоRussian, Ukrainian, Belarusian Derived either from Russian дурной (durnoy) or Ukrainian дурний (durnyi) or Belarusian дурны (durny) all meaning "dump, foolish, stupid".