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ABDUL GAYYOOM Dhivehi
From the Arabic name Abdul Qayyum
(عبد القيوم) meaning "servant of the eternal". This is borne by current Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom (1959-) and former President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom (1937-).
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
Usually used to keep the mothers maiden name in the family.
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]
COTTRELL English French
First found in Derbyshire where the family "Cottrell" held a family seat and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege lord for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings, 1066CE... [more]
Possible other spelling Curovic. Great Grandfather born in Austria, but name traces back to Croatia possibly.
Topographic name for someone who lived by a dike
A famous bearer is a journalist well known from the educational TV, Jamy
Hana (花)"Flower"+ E (江)"Inlet". This is the last name that is beared by Natsuki Hanae, a Japanese voice actor. But it was stated that he was not born with this surname, so I'm not sure if it's used by any real people or not.
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.
Topographic name meaning ‘(one who lives) near where gold (or any metal) is found’. Found in the island of Okinawa, where it is variously written. ... [more]
Surname of sid and marty krofft
Means Descendent of The Short man.
Possibly, the Frank. Thought by some to indicate a group of merchants in Middle Ages responsible for the transalpine trade to the French.
Dungan surname of unknown meaning; the second element is derived from Chinese 娃子 (wázǐ)
MARNO Birth certificate
My great grandmother's maiden name, born in Belfast, Ireland and lived in Ayr, Scotland
Mridhani name hails from Mridhan, a small town in the Gilan Province, Iran it is now a Siahrud Protected Area.
O'CARROLL Irish/Gaelic (Anglicized, ?)
Originates from the ancient Gaelic name Mac Cearbhaill or O'Cearbhaill, deriving from the word "Cearbh" which means to "Hack". Making it a possible name for a warrior or blacksmith.
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]
Uncertain. Would seem to be derived from Schottland
, 'Scotland', thus an ethnic name for an individual of such descent. ... [more]
Derived from Chinese 十娃子 (shí wázǐ)
manning "the tenth child". A notable bearer was Iasyr Shivaza (1906-1988), a Soviet Dungan poet.