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AAFJES : Means "son of AAFJE".

AAIJ : Derived from the given name Aaij, a short form of ADRIAAN and other names.

AAKSTER : Derived from Old Dutch ekster "magpie".

AALDENBERG : Originally denoted a person who came from an uncertain place called Aaldenberg, meaning "old mountain".

AALDERS : Means "son of ALDERT".

AALFS : Means "son of Aalf", a short form of ADOLF.

AALMERS : Means "son of Aalmar", a Dutch form of ADELMAR.

AALTINK : Variant of ALTING.

AALTO : From Finnish aalto meaning "wave". A famous bearer was Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (1898-1976).

AARDEN : From Dutch aarden meaning "clay, stone, earth". It probably denoted a person who worked with those materials.

AARENS : Means "son of AREND".

AARLE : Denoted a person who hailed from a place of this name in the Netherlands, or from Arlon in Belgium (which is Aarlen in Dutch).

AARON : From the given name AARON.

AARSE : Means "son of AREND".

AARTS : Means "son of AART".

AARTSEN : Means "son of AREND".

AARTSMA : Means "son of AREND", the suffix -ma indicating that it is of Frisian origin.

ABADJIEV : Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word aba "coat". It may have originally denoted the children of a tailor.

ABANO : Originally denoted a person from the town of Abano, Latin Aponus, which was derived from the old Celtic root ab meaning "water".

ABARCA : From the name of a type of leather-soled shoe or sandal made on the Balearic Islands. It originally indicated a person who made or sold this item.

ABAROA : Possibly from Basque abaro meaning "refuge".

ABASCAL : Means "priest's street" from Basque abas "priest" and kale "street".

ABASOLO : Means "priest's meadow" from the Basque abas "priest" and solo "meadow".

ABATANGELO : From Italian abate meaning "abbot, priest" combined with the given name ANGELO.

ABATANTUONO : From Italian abate meaning "abbot, priest" combined with the given name ANTONIO.

ABATE : From Italian abate meaning "abbot, priest", derived via Latin and Greek from an Aramaic word meaning "father". This was used either as a nickname or a...

ABATEGIOVANNI : From Italian abate meaning "abbot, priest" combined with the given name GIOVANNI.

ABATESCIANNI : From Italian abate meaning "abbot, priest" combined with the given name GIANNI.

ABBADELLI : Means "little abbot" from Italian abate and the diminutive suffix -elli.

ABBANDONATO : Means "forsaken, abandoned" in Italian.



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