Origin and Etymology of Italian Surnames: U‑

The list includes a possible, or accepted, etymology of many Italian surnames, beginning with "U-", as well as, where data is available, their geographical or historical origin and current distribution.

Alphabetical Index

Categories of Surnames

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Ubaldi, Ubaldino, Uboldi
From the first name Ubaldo, of German origin meaning bold
From the first name Oliviero
Urbani, Urbano, Urbaniello
From the first name Urbano, derived from the Latin word "urbanus" = citizen
Urso, Ursini
From the Latin word "ursus" = bear.