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YAKOVLEV : Means "son of YAKOV".

YAMADA : From Japanese 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".

YAMAGUCHI : From Japanese 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" and 口 (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance". Olympic figure-skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi (1971-) bears ...

YAMAMOTO : From Japanese 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".

YAMASAKI : Variant transcription of YAMAZAKI.

YAMASHITA : From Japanese 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" and 下 (shita) meaning "under, below".

YAMAUCHI : From Japanese 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" and 内 (uchi) meaning "inside".

YAMAZAKI : From Japanese 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" and 崎 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".

YANCY : Americanized form of JANSEN.

YANEV : Means "son of Yane", Yane being a diminutive of YAN (1).

YANG : From Chinese 杨 (yáng) meaning "willow, poplar, aspen".

YANKOV : Means "son of YANKO".

YAP : From a nickname for a clever or cunning person, from Middle English yap meaning "devious, deceitful, bent, shrewd".

YATES : Means "dweller by the gate, gate keeper" from the Old English word geat meaning "gate". It could also have denoted a person hailing from Yate in Glouc...

YBARRA : Variant of IBARRA.

YEDLICKA : Variant of JEDLICKA.

YEDLIČKA : Variant of JEDLICKA.

YEUNG : Cantonese romanization of YANG.

YI : Variant of LEE (2).

YILMAZ : Means "dauntless" in Turkish.

YONG : Variant of YOUNG.

YONKER : Americanized form of JONKER.

YONKERS : Americanized spelling of JONKERS.

YORDANOV : Means "son of YORDAN".

YORK : From the name of the English city, which was probably derived from a Brythonic word meaning "yew tree".

YOSHIDA : From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "lucky, good" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".

YOUNG : Derived from the Old English word geong, which means "young". It was a descriptive name to distinguish father from son.

YOUNGE : Variant of YOUNG.

YOUNT : French form of JANZ or JUND.

YOXALL : Originally indicated a person from Yoxhall (Staffordshire), England. Yoxhall itself is derived from the Old English word geoc "oxen yoke" and halh "no...



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