Sinhalese Submitted Surnames

Sinhalese names are used by the Sinhalese people of Sri Lanka.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ahamad අහමඩ් Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Sinhalese
Variant of Ahmad, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
Ahamed අහමඩ් Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Sinhalese
Variant of Ahmed, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
Almeda අල්මේදා Spanish, Portuguese, Sinhalese
Variant of Almeida or Alameda.
Amararatne අමරරත්න Sinhalese (Rare)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal, undying" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Amarasekara අමරසේකර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal, undying" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Amarasinghe අමරසිංහ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal, undying" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Amarawickrama අමරවික්‍රම Sinhalese
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal, undying" and विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour".
Bandara බණ්ඩාර Sinhalese
From a title used for political and military leaders in the Sinhala Kingdom, which was derived from the name of a group of guardian deities in Sinhalese Buddhist belief.
Dassanayake දසනායක Sinhalese
De Alwis ද අල්විස් Sinhalese
Sinhalese form of Alves.
De Costa ඩි කොස්ටා Portuguese (Brazilian), Sinhalese
Variant of Da Costa used in Brazil and Sri Lanka.
De Cunha ද කුන්හා Portuguese (Brazilian), Sinhalese
Variant of Cunha used in Brazil and Sri Lanka.
De Silva ද සිල්වා Sinhalese, Filipino
Sinhalese and Filipino form of Da Silva.
Dissanayaka දිසානායක Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Dissanayake.
Dissanayake දිසානායක Sinhalese
From Sanskrit देश (desha) meaning "region, country, kingdom" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Ekanayake ඒකනායක Sinhalese
From Sanskrit एक (eka) meaning "one, single, unique" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Fernando ප්‍රනාන්දු Portuguese, Sinhalese, Filipino
From the given name Fernando.
Fonseka ෆොන්සේකා Sinhalese
Sinhalese form of Fonseca.
Gunasekara ගුණසේකර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit गुण (guna) meaning "talent, virtue, quality, merit" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Gunasekera ගුණසේකර Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Gunasekara.
Herath හේරත් Sinhalese
Possibly from Sanskrit हीर (hira) meaning "diamond" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Hewa Batage Sinhalese
House of the Cavalry Warrior; Hewa meaning warrior, Bata - cavalry, ge - house
Jayarathna ජයරත්න Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Jayaratne.
Jayaratne ජයරත්න Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Jayasekara ජයසේකර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Jayasinghe ජයසිංහ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Jayasundera ජයසුන්දර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and सुन्दर (sundara) meaning "beautiful".
Jayasuriya ජයසූරිය Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Jayawardane ජයවර්ධන Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Jayawardena.
Jayawardena ජයවර්ධන Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and वर्धन (vardhana) meaning "increasing, growing".
Jayaweera ජයවීර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave".
Jayawickrama ජයවික්‍රම Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour".
Karunanayake කරුණානායක Sinhalese
From Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, mercy" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Karunaratne කරුණාරත්න Sinhalese
From Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, mercy" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Kolan කොලන් Indian (Christian), Sinhalese
Variant of Colón used by Christians from India and in Sri Lanka.
Kulasekara කුලසේකර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit कुल (kula) meaning "family" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Kulasekera කුලසේකර Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Kulasekara.
Kumara කුමාර Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, prince".
Kumarasinghe කුමාරසිංහ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, prince" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Kumari කුමාරි Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese
Means "(young) girl, daughter, princess" in Sanskrit.
Le Costa ලෙ කොස්ටා Sinhalese
Variant of La Costa used in Sri Lanka.
Le Silva ලෙ සිල්වා Sinhalese
Variant of La Silva used in Sri Lanka.
Liyanage ලියනගේ Sinhalese
Of unknown meaning.
Madusanka මධුෂංක Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Madushanka.
Madushanka මධුෂංක Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit मधु (madhu) meaning "sweet, delicious, honey".
Menghrajani මැන්ග්‍රාජානි Sinhalese
Perera පෙරේරා Sinhalese, Catalan
Sinhalese form of Pereira as well as a Catalan cognate.
Pushpakumara පුෂ්පකුමාර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit पुष्प (pushpa) meaning "flower" and कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, prince".
Rajakaruna රාජකරුණා Sinhalese
From Sanskrit राज (raja) meaning "king" and करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, mercy".
Rajapakse රාජපක්ෂ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit राज (raja) meaning "king" and पक्ष (paksha) meaning "faction, party, army".
Ranasinghe රණසිංහ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit राणा (rana) meaning "king" or रण (rana) meaning "delight, pleasure, joy" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Ranaweera රණවීර Sinhalese
From Sankrit राणा (rana) meaning "king" or रण (rana) meaning "delight, pleasure, joy" and वीर (vira) maning "hero, man, brave".
Rathnayake රත්නායක Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Ratnayake.
Ratnayake රත්නායක Sinhalese
From Sanskrit रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
රේ Sinhalese
Variant of Rey 1 used in Sri Lanka.
Rīs රීස් Sinhalese
Variant of Reyes or Reis (see user-submitted name) used in Sri Lanka.
Senanayake සේනානායක Sinhalese
From Sanskrit सेना (sena) meaning "army" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Shehan ශෙහන් Sinhalese, Dhivehi, Tamil
From the given name Shehan.
Suraweera සුරවීර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit सुर (sura) meaning "god" and वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave".
Thirimanne තිරිමාන්න Sinhalese
From an element with an unknown meaning combined with Sanskrit माने (māne) meaning "meaning, purpose".
Weerasekara වීරසේකර Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Weerasinghe වීරසිංහ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Weerasuriya වීරසූරිය Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave" and सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Wickramanayake වික්‍රමනායක Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour" and नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Wickramaratne වික්‍රමරත්න Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Wickramasinghe වික්‍රමසිංහ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Wickramasuriya වික්‍රමසූරිය Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour" and सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Wijayawickrama විජයවික්‍රම​ Sinhalese
Alternate transcription of Wijewickrama.
Wijeratne විජේරත්න Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory" and रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure".
Wijesekara විජේසේකර Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Wijesinghe විජේසිංහ Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory" and सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Wijesuriya විජේසූරිය Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory" and सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun".
Wijewickrama විජේවික්‍රම Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विजय​ (vijaya) meaning "victory" and विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour".