Meaning and Origin of: Ando

Family name origins & meanings

  • Japanese (Andō) : variously written, originally with characters meaning ‘peaceful east’ or ‘pacify the east’; the majority now use characters meaning ‘peaceful wisteria’. A branch of the Abe family bears the name in eastern Japan.
  • Hungarian (Andó) : from a pet form of the personal nameAndrás, Hungarian form of Andreas.