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Means decendent of The Merchant.
A topographical name indicating someone who lived near a stream, from the Old English "burna, burne". Alternatively, it could be contemporarily derived from the modern English word "born". Possible variants include Bourne
COIT Medieval Welsh French English
The surname Coit was first found in Carnarvonshire, a former country in Northwest Wales, anciently part of the Kingdom of Gwynedd, and currently is divided between the unitary authorities of Gwynedd and Conwy, where they held a family seat... [more]
Possible other spelling Curovic. Great Grandfather born in Austria, but name traces back to Croatia possibly.
DELDOJAR Scotland (Anglicized, Rare)
Deldojar is a nickname for Bangladeshi traders who settled on the coastal port of Perth and Kinross, Scotland. This name is taken from the name of the merchant's hometown, Deldur upazila, a district of Tangail in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Topographic name for someone who lived by a dike
the warrens came over to America on the Mayflower. they made settlements and went through the revolutionary war. the name changed to Baughman then Furlow. the furlows fought in the cival war and were slave owners... [more]
This is my surname. My cousin Steve Glowzenski, had the C dropped along the way somewhere, probably the military.
Helo is Americanized from the name Helou which means "sweet". Origin around year 1717 from El Helou. Tribal name from Helou Massive a mountain in the Syrian, later Lebanon country. Mentioned in the narratives of the first Crusade.
HERRMAN German (Prussian)
Herrman is of ancient German
origin. It is derived from a Germanic personal name made up of the elements heri
, meaning "army," and man
, meaning "man." Herrman was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region.
Surname of sid and marty krofft
Means Descendent of The Short man.
KUYON Hungarian Romanian (Anglicized)
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]
Possibly, the Frank. Thought by some to indicate a group of merchants in Middle Ages responsible for the transalpine trade to the French.
Lasichanh is the surname of Pharrell Williams wife Helen Lasichanh.
An occupational name for a tanner, derived from the German word "lederaere", meaning "leather worker."
My guess is that my surname was changed sometime in the early 1800's but have never learned how my family name derived from or from where it originated.
OSGOOD English Jewish
English: Old Norse personal name Asgautr, composed of the elements as'god'+the tribal name Gaul. This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late old English forms Osgot or Osgod and was later reinforce by the Norman Ansgot.... [more]
French family last name may have been changed from the original French
RHOTON German and French
Rhoton is a German and French surname from the 1800s. Some people believe that it is derived from the French word for red, but the origin is overall unknown. The name represents strength and power.
Uncertain. Would seem to be derived from Schottland
, 'Scotland', thus an ethnic name for an individual of such descent. ... [more]
STALEY Belgian French
From Old French estalee
"fish trap", hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or topographic name for someone who lived near where fish traps were set.
Valcor come from the Oipientixian word "Selenur" meaning Dark and the Oipientian word "Mekur" meaning Powerless.... [more]