100 Last Names That Start With P With Meanings And History

Georgia Stone
Dec 12, 2023 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Nov 10, 2020
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It is very difficult to search for really good surnamesfor your characters.  

Surnamesare important because they reveal our lineage and ancestry. Our surnamesare an essential part of our lives because they acquaint us with our origin. 

It is quite a hectic task tosearchfor last names that start with P. Your search ends here as we provide a detailed listof last names that start with a P. In our list, we have Spanish last names starting with P, English surnames, Mexican last names that start with P, and many other unique as well as common surnames beginning with P from the United States and other places.

We will be listing 100last names that start with Pwith their meanings and origin.

For more last names ideas, why not take a look at Belgian Last Names and Last Names Beginning With Z to help you in your search.

Popular Last Names That Start With P

Several people have surnames beginning with the letter P in different countries. According to the search in the census, the number of people with surnames beginning with the letter P is great. We are listing popular last names beginning with the letter P that will narrow down your search for P surnames.

1.     Paade, (Estonian origin) this popular last name starting with P means "boats".

2.     Paal, (Estonian origin) this popular last name starting with P means "a dolphin".

3.     Paar, (Estonian origin)last names beginning with the letter P means "chirp".

4.     Paas, (Estonian origin)namesmeaning slate, prevalent among people of Estonia.

5.     Paastel, (Estonian origin) one of the common last names starting with P,means "salvage".

6.     Paasuke, (Estonian origin), means "swallow".

7.     Paat, (Estonian origin) common last names starting with the letter P means "a boat".

8.     Paavo, (Estonian origin) this popular last name starting with Pis derived from Paul.

9.     Pacana, (Spanish origin) last namesmeaning "a pecan tree".

10.  Pacheco, (Spanish origin)last names with  Pderived from a personal name.

11.  Paciello, (Italian origin) popular Spanish last namesmean "a peacemaker".

12.  Packard, (English origin) these surnames starting with P means "peddler".

13.  Pacotto, (Italian origin) beautiful and popular last names.

14.  Pacyna, (Polish origin) popular last namesstarting with the letter P means "a boatman".

15.  Padar, (Estonian origin) popular last names common in Estonia.

16.  Padden, (English origin) common last names prevalent in many states.

17.  Pacifio, (Italian origin) common last names meaning "peaceful".

18.  Padgham, (English origin)English surname which means "habitational".

19.  Padley, (English origin) common last namesaccording to thecensus, which means "toad".

20.  Padukone, (Indian origin) last names derived from Kundapur, India.

21.  Paesuld, (Estonian origin) last names starting with Pmeaning "a ribbon".

22.  Paewai, (Maori origin) common last names starting withP meaning "driftwood".

23.  Pagliaro, (Italian origin)last namesmeaningcommon people who gather straw.

24.  Pagura, (Italian origin) common last names startingwith theletter P.

25.  Pakhli, (Estonian origin) last names starting with theletter P meaning "nutty".

Famous Last Names That Start With P

amazing last names that start with p

There are so many people who have last names that start with P. According to the search in the census, the number of people with surnames starting with P is very high.

There are common people and famous people who have surnames starting with the letter P. Here is a list of our search of famous last names that start with P. You need not search elsewhere with our detailed index.

26.   Paasoja, (Estonian origin) last names meaning "slate or limestone stream".

27.   Paceico, (Roman origin) famous last nameswhich means "little one".

28.   Padgett, (French origin) surnames starting with P meaning "an attendant".

29.   Pagan, (Spanish origin) famous last nameswhich means "a village dweller".

30.   Pahapill, (Estonian origin)surnames starting with Pmeaning "a bad pill".

31.   Pahkel, (Estonian origin) famous last nameswhich means "a nut".

32.   Paine, (English origin) last names that start with P meaning "heathen".

33.   Painter, (English origin) last nameswhich mean "painter of coloured glass".

34.   Pajusoo, (Estonian origin) uniquelast names meaning "a swamp".

35.  Pajuste, (Estonian origin) last names startwithPmeaning "a willow".

36.  Palacio, (Spanish origin) surname startingwith the letter P, which means "a palace".

37.  Paladino, (Italian origin) surnames starting with P meaning "a knight".

38.  Palarie, (Romanian origin)surnames starting with P meaning "a hatter".

39.  Palin, (English origin)last namesperson who serves food at the table.

40.  Paljas, (Estonian origin) unique last names which mean "bare".

41.  Pallas (German origin) last names meaning a thumbed sized man.

42.  Palling, (Estonian origin) famous last namesinthe united statesmeaning "serve".

43.  Pallominy, (Italian origin) last namesmeaning "a yellow coloured horse".

44.  Palmsaar, (Estonian origin) last namesmeaning "a palm island".

45.  Palmtag, (German origin) surnames beginningwith P, which means "palm-Sunday".

46.  Palumaa, (Estonian origin)surnames beginning with P meaning "sandy land".

47.  Pamaloy, (Filipino origin) last namesmeaning "a spirit".

48.  Panack, (English origin) unique last nameswhich means "panic".

49.  Panahi, (Persian origin) surnames beginning with P meaning "protection".

50.  Pandey, (Indian origin) last names meaning commonpeople who cook or teach.

Short Last Names That Start With P

It is difficult to search for short last names that start with the letter P. Short last names that start with P are unique and meaningful. We are listing our search of short last names with their origin and meaning to make your search easier.

51.   Pae, (Estonian origin) the last name meaning "a ribbon".

52.   Pave, (Estonian origin) is a short last name which means "a day".

53.   Pagac, (Slovak origin) meaning "clown or a buffoon".

54.   Page, (German origin) is a short last name starting with the letter P which means "a horse dealer".

55.   Paia, (Estonian origin)names meaning "a good person".

56.   Paip, (Medieval Scottish origin) short last nameswhich mean "a father".

57.   Pais, (Estonian origin) famous namein the united states meaning "dam or dike".

58.   Paju, (Estonian origin) is a short last namewhich means "willow".

59.   Pak, (Circassian origin) surname beginningwith the letter meaning "snub-nosed person".

60.  Pakk, (Estonian origin) names meaning "either a parcel or a forecastle".

61.  Palau, (Catalan origin) last nameswith the letter P meaning "a palace".

62.  Pall, (Estonian origin) is a shortlast name meaning "a screeching owl".

63.  Palle, (Indian origin) last names prevalent in Tamil Nadu, meaning "fishermen".

64.  Palli, (Indian origin) common in India according to the census meaning "farmers".

65.  Pang, (Estonian) famous last names according tocensusmeaning a "bucket".

66.  Pann, (Estonian origin) name beginning with the letter P, which means "a pan".

67.  Panou, (Greek origin)short P last namesmeaning "the son of Panos".

68.  Pao, (Portuguese origin)last name belonging to people who baked bread.

69.  Pap, (Hungarian origin) is a common Hungarian surname which means "a priest".

70.  Par, (Portuguese origin) is a short last namemeaning "equal or a couple".

71.  Pardo, (Spanish origin) means "a person with dark hair".

72.  Parg, (Estonian origin) short last name, which means "a wreath".

73.  Parts, (Estonian) famous surname according to census meaning "a duck".

74.  Pate, (English origin) meaning "the son of a righteous father".

75.  Pats, (Estonian origin) surname starting with theletter P meaning a loaf.

Long Last Names That Start With P

There are several long last names that start with P. Though they are difficult to search for, they are ubiquitous in different places. We are providing a detailed listing of our search of long P last names with meanings and origin.

76. Passafiume, (Italian origin) last name, which means "to carry across the water".

77. Passelewe, (English origin) long last name which means "a ferryman".

78. Passepartout, (French origin) long last namemeaning "a person who can go anywhere".

79. Pastorelli, (Italian origin) with high rankmeans "people who work as shepherds".

80. Patalinghug, (Filipino origin) high rankin population meaning "to listen".

81. Pavlopoulos, (Greek origin) last namewhich means "son of Pavlos".

82. Pawlowski, (Polish origin) is a topographical last namefor people Poland.

83. Pagayawan, (Filipino origin) meaning "a place where rainbows can be seen".

84. Pahklimagi, (Estonian origin) is a surname which means "a mountain full of nuts".

85.  Pajumets, (Estonian origin) the common surnamewith theletter P meaning willow forest.

86.  Pajusalu, (Estonian origin) high rank in population, meaning "a grove of willows".

87.  Palfreyman, (English origin) last namemeaning "personwho maintains saddle horses".

88.  Paglinomm, (Estonian origin) namesprevalent in theunited states meaning "a timber heath".

89.  Paljasmaa, (Estonian origin) long last name,which means "a bare land".

90.  Palliser, (English origin) last namesmeaning "a person who mends fences".

91.  Palmqvist, (Swedish origin) palm and kvist are united in meaning "twigs of a palm tree".

92.  Pamireddy, (Indian origin) is the last name which means "village headman".

93.  Panagiotou, (Greek origin) last names meaning "the son of Panagiotis".

94.  Panchenko, (Ukrainian origin) names famous in the united states meaning "fisherman".

95.  Panebianco (Italian origin) meaning "people who baked high-quality bread".

96.  Panettiere, (Italian origin) prevalent inthe United States meaning "a baker".

97.  Panganiban, (Filipino origin) last name, which means "being cautious of danger".

98.  Pannebakker, (Dutch origin) common surname with theletter P meaning "people who

produce tiles".

99.  Pearsall, (English origin) unique names which mean "animal breeder or farmer".

100.  Pedrosa, (Spanish origin) last name with the letter P, which means "a stone".

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Last Names Beginning With P then why not take a look at Native American Last Names, or for something different take a look at Sibling Names In Sets.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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