Family name affixes are a clue for surname etymology and can sometimes
determine the ethnic origin of a person. This is a partial list of affixes.
Discover the meaning and history behind your last name. Your last name gives
you a sense of identity and helps you discover who you are and where you come
Here you will find the distribution of your surname sorted by countries! There is
also important information about the meaning of your last name, its most popular
A database of 50000 surname meanings, containing information on the last
name origins and the surnames earliest recordings.
How much do you really know about your family name? Discover the meaning
and origin of your surname, and share comments with those who share your ...
Surnames do not perfectly indicate ethnicity due to the fact that modern surnames
in English are generally patrilineal, meaning the family inherits the name from ...
A surname is part of a personal name that is passed from either or both parents to
their offspring. Customs on the format of surnames change from region to ...
How much do you really know about your name? Discover the meanings of your
name and their origin on a map.
Links to surname resources spanning BILLIONS of names at free and
commerical database sites for over 1.7 million surnames.
Find the meaning of your last name in this online dictionary of family names of ...
or prefix (which differ from country to country) to identify the person as "son of"