FathullahmArabic The first element of this name is derived from the Arabic noun فتح (fath), which can mean "opening" as well as "conquest, victory" and "help, support". The second element is derived from the Arabic noun الله (Allah) meaning "God" (see Allah).
FaulknermEnglish From an occupational surname meaning "falconer, one who hunts with falcons" in Old English, later (from the early 15th century) meaning "one who keeps and trains hawks". Falconry was a common feudal service, a sport tremendously popular among the aristocracy in medieval Europe, and most great houses had their falconers... [more]
FavoniusmAncient Roman, Roman Mythology Roman family name of disputed origin. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it is from Latin favere "to favor"; Ernest Klein says, by dissimilation from *fovonius, literally "the warming wind", from fovere "to warm"... [more]
Fayettem & fEnglish (Rare), Dutch (Rare) Short form of Lafayette, or else from a surname ultimately derived from Old French faie "beech", which originally denoted a person who lived in or by a beech wood, or who was from any of various places in France named with the word.
FaynafSpanish (Canarian) Possibly derived from Guanche *fāh-inaɣ meaning "our light". According to Juan de Abréu Galindo's Historia de la conquista de las siete islas Canarias (published 1632), this was the name of the wife of Zonzamas, a Guanche king on the island of Lanzarote... [more]
Featherf & mEnglish (Rare) Originally an English surname, from Old English feðer "feather". It seems to have referred to someone who dealt in feathers or else it was used as a nickname for someone who was "as light as a feather"... [more]