-escu

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the suffix -esc, from Latin -iscus.

Suffix[edit]

-escu

  1. suffix forming many Romanian surnames, e.g. Ionescu, Petrescu, Popescu, Georgescu, Marinescu, Niculescu, Constantinescu, Văcărescu, Lucescu, Lupescu, Albulescu, etc.