Surname Origin and Meanings: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z

Family History Resources Latin Surnames Origins & Meanings

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Many surnames are associated with the place/locality of where the family lived and in those cases the location is noted as the meaning.
Many surnames are associated with the occupation of the person given the name.

Surname Origin Meaning
Adrian Latin               Latin the city of Hadria
Anthony Latin               Latin Antius, a son of Hercules
Augustine Latin               Latin Augustinus, imperial, royal, great, or renowned
Aurelia Latin               Latin Feminine of Aurelius, golden
Austin Latin               Latin Augustinus, imperial, royal, great, renowned
Avelin Latin               Latin hazelnut
Avis Latin               Latin Avus grandfather
Benedict Latin               Latin Benedictus, blessed, well spoken of, or a person wishing all good
Betts Latin               Latin Beatus, happy
Caesar Latin               Latin caesariatus, long-haired
Cato Latin               Latin Sagacious
Choppen Latin               Latin Chopin caupo, a small shopkeeper
Chopping Latin               Latin Chopin caupo, a small shopkeeper
Claud Latin               Latin claudus, lame
Claude Latin               Latin claudus, lame
Clemence Latin               Latin Clemens, mild, meek, gentle
Clement Latin               Latin Clemens, mild, meek, gentle
Clodd Latin               Latin claudus, lame
Clode Latin               Latin claudus, lame
Conquest Latin               Latin to seek with ardour
Cornelius Latin               Latin cornu, a horn and the sun
Crotch Latin               Latin cross
Crouch Latin               Latin cross
Croucher Latin               Latin Croucher
Dealtry Latin               Latin De Alta Ripa, from the high bank or shore
Dunipace Latin               Latin Duni-pacis, hills of peace
Durance Latin               Latin Enduring, Lasting
Durant Latin               Latin Durandus, enduring, strong, inured to hardships
Durrance Latin               Latin Enduring, Lasting
Durrans Latin               Latin Enduring, Lasting
Durrant Latin               Latin Enduring, Lasting
Faber Latin               Latin A workman, a smith
Fabian Latin               Latin Fabius, Faba, a bean
Laud Latin               Latin laudis, praise
Mandeville Latin               Latin De Magna villa
Martin Latin               Latin martius, warlike, from Mars, the God of War
Montford Latin               Latin De Monte Forte, from the strong or fortified hill or mountain
Montgomery Latin               Latin Mons Gomeris, Gomer's mount
Moreno Latin               Latin Maurus Moor
Mumford Latin               Latin De Monte Forte, from the strong or fortified hill or mountain
Nequam Latin               Latin Dishonest, lazy
Paul Latin               Latin little, small
Pope Latin               Latin Papa, father
Quentin Latin               Latin Quintus, the fifth, a name given to the fifth son
Quintin Latin               Latin Quintus, the fifth, a name given to the fifth son
Sackville Latin               Latin De Sicca villa, that is, from the dry town
Stacy Latin               Latin Sto, to stand, stationed, standing still, fixed
Sylvester Latin               Latin Sylva a wood
Valentine Latin               Latin a name derived from valens, able, puissant, brave
Virgo Latin               Latin A maid, a damsel
Vivian Latin               Latin A maid, a damsel
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