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Surname Origins



Abdelmaseh origin = british "father of maseh origin = =land surveyor)".

Abrams origin = british origin = hebrew) "father of a multitude".

Acevedo origin = spanish "worker in a plantation of holly trees

Ackerman origin = british "farmer origin = literally plot man"

Ackroyd origin = british "dweller in the oak forest".

Adams origin = british "son of adam origin = ='red' in hebrew"

Adlam origin = british "noble helmet

Adrain origin = british "at the drain."

Ahern origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'echtighearn".

Ahlman origin = british origin = german) "slippery person or eel fisher".

Alan origin = british commonly derived from the term for a member of a nomadic scythian tribe; in scotland, derived from ail or stone.

Albert origin = british "noble bright

Alden origin = british "old friend."

Alexander origin = british, others "defender of men” original derivation = greek); often through the two scottish kings.

Alger origin = german from adal-gar, "noble spearman".

Allard origin = british;french from alah-hard), "sacred or divine one".

Allen origin = british "member of a nomadic scythian tribe".

Ally origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-ailche".

Alnor origin = british "one who tests the strength of cloth."

Altherr origin = german "old lord

Alvarez origin = spanish "son of alvar

Alvey origin = british "elf war."

Ambrose origin = british "immortal"

Ammon origin = british "awe/terror protector

Ammons origin = british "son of ammon."

Amos origin = british "carried” original derivation = hebrew); a corruption of amis.

Anderson origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macaindris".

Anderson origin = british "son of andrew."

Andrew origin = british "manly” original derivation = greek); through saint andrew.

Andrews origin = british "manly greek," the first-called disciple.

Andrews origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macaindris".

Antley origin = british "short road formed at both ends".

Appleby origin = british "apple farm” original derivation = old english, old norse), places in england.

Appleton origin = british "apple farm," places in england.

Aquino origin = portuguese "of italian origin” original derivation = portuguese

Archer origin = british "bowman” original derivation = old french), either for profession or skill.

Arendell origin = british "dwelling place".

Argyle origin = british possibly "from argyle"; or, "in the service of the earl of argyle." meaning of argyle not known.

Aris origin = british "from the city of arras."

Armbrister origin = german "crossbow

Armitage origin = british "hermitage"

Armstrong origin = british "strong in the arm."

Arnold origin = british "eagle power"), places in england.

Arthur origin = british "bear-guardian"

Asa origin = hebrew from asa, "physician".

Ashbrook origin = british "eastern brook," place in england.

Ashcroft origin = british "croft in the ash trees", place in england.

Asher origin = british from aescere, "dweller by a landmark ashtree".

Ashley origin = british "ash-tree wood/glade/clearing," places in england.

Atkin origin = british double-diminuitive of adam.

Atkins origin = british "son of atkin."

Atkinson origin = british "son of adam

Attwood origin = british "at the wood."

Aufderheide origin = german "on the meadow or heath

Augustin(e) origin = british diminuitive of "augustus” original derivation = =venerable, consecrated in latin); through the two saints.

Austin origin = british form of augustin.

Avery origin = british form of alfred origin = which the normans found hard to pronounce

Avila origin = spanish "to watch, be viglant" or "capable, intelligent".

Ayer origin = british "heir” original derivation = old french

Aykroyd origin = british form of ackroyd.

Baccus origin = british "bakehouse".

Bachmeier origin = german "brook farmer

Bagwell origin = british "of bagga's spring."

Bailey origin = british "bailiff, crown official or keeper of a royal building".

Bain origin = british in england, "(public) bath," for an attendant. In scotland, "bone" in a northern dialect.

Balding origin = german from baldo-lug), "descendant of the young, bold one".

Baldwin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mulligan".

Ball origin = british "ball," as in 'as fat as a', or "bald” original derivation = literally balled; a ball being a bare patch); or "balle” original derivation = old norse

Banan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'banain".

Banff origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macanbhainbh".

Bannon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'banain".

Barkhouse origin = british form of berghaus.

Barnes origin = british "of the barn origin = originally 'barley house'"

Barnett origin = british "commerce,chaffering" or "trouble or fraud".

Barney origin = british "barley/barn island," places in england.

Barrass origin = german possibly a form of the new testament name "barabass."

Barrington origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'barrain".

Bartgen origin = german "barte=butcher or butcher's axe

Bartholomew origin = british "son of talmai” 'abounding in furrows'

Barton origin = british "barley farm or farmyard".

Bastendorf origin = german "(saint?) Sebastian's town

Bates origin = british son of diminuitive of "bartholomew"; or "boat(man)" with a northern accent; or "profit, gain"

Bateson origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macpartholain".

Bauer origin = british "farmer or peasant".

Baughman origin = german "brook, dweller on a brook

Baustert origin = german "bastard."

Beal origin = british "handsome man".

Beale origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'baetheghaile".

Beasley origin = british "bent grass, wood clearing".

Beaty origin = british "having many furrows, rich in land".

Beck origin = german "brook

Beckerdite origin = german "becker=baker

Beckett origin = british "little mouth/beak” original derivation = old french), or "bee cottage origin = hive)," place in england.

Beckham origin = british "stream farm” original derivation = old norse + old english

Bedford origin = british "bede's ford".

Beers origin = british "swine pasture" or "barley field."

Beever origin = british "place with a nice view".

Beiber origin = german form of bieber.

Beich origin = german "slope “

Beick origin = german form of beich.

Beike origin = german form of beich.

Belbeck, bulbeck origin = british "of the court or by the stream".

Bell origin = british "residence by the town bell".

Bell origin = british "beautiful, handsome” original derivation = old french); or "bell-ringer"; or diminuitive of isabell.

Bellam origin = british "handsome man".

Bellew origin = british origin = normanic) "lovely water".

Belz origin = german "pelt, hide worker

Bender origin = british, german in britain, "archer," from the bending of the bow; in germany, "battle flag-bearing warrior

Benedict origin = british "blessed” original derivation = latin), often through the saint.

Bennett origin = british origin = latin) "blessed, from benedict".

Bennington origin = british "derivative of st. Benedict".

Benton origin = british "place in the bent grass" or "bean farm," places in england.

Berghaus origin = german "town house

Bergin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'aimirgin".

Bernard origin = british "bear brave" or "warrior brave

Berry origin = british form of bury.

Berwick origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ciarmhaic".

Bethel origin = british "son of origin = welsh ap) ithel", or diminuitive of "elizabeth."

Betts origin = british, german form of betz, of a diminuitive of "bertram" or "bertelmew."

Betz origin = german "young bear

Bickel origin = german from bigo, "staff or long stick origin = an authority emblem)".

Biddwell origin = british "by spring or stream in a shallow valley."

Bieber origin = german "beaver” original derivation = german), for industriousness.

Biggar origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'bearga".

Biggs origin = british "son of bigg origin = =big, strong"

Bignall origin = british place in england.

Billing origin = british "son of bill."

Bilton origin = british "bill's town."

Bingley origin = british "clearing with a hollow".

Birdwell. Possibly a form of biddwell.

Birkbeck origin = british "stream in the birches” original derivation = old norse), place in england.

Bischoff origin = german "bishop

Bishop origin = british "bishop" - hopefully for one who worked in the house of a celebate bishop.

Biss origin = british "fine linen" through old french), or "dull/brownish grey” original derivation = old french

Bissett. Possibly a form of biss.

Black origin = british "black haired, dark complexioned."

Blackadder origin = british "black, swift stream."

Blackburn origin = british "black stream".

Blair origin = british from blar origin = gaelic), "plain or field".

Blake origin = british "pale"; or, an altered pronounciation of "black."

Blakey origin = british "black haired".

Blanchard origin = french, british "white,” original derivation = old french

Blankinship origin = british "hope," or first eight letters may be an owner's name in the genitive origin = welsh

Blencow origin = british form of blencowe.

Blencowe origin = british "top of the hill” original derivation = welsh

Bligh origin = british form of blythe; or, "starer” original derivation = old norse

Blighe origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'blighe".

Blyth(e) origin = british "cheerful, gentle"; or, "land of gentle/pleasant streams," places in england.

Bodeman origin = german "adherent of the royal messenger

Boden origin = german form of bodeman.

Boden origin = german, dutch "bold friend” original derivation = flemish

Boggs origin = british "bog” original derivation = irish

Boham origin = british possibly a form of bonham.

Boland origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'beollain".

Boldthaus origin = german "house of the bold one

Boltinghouse. Anglicized form of boldthaus.

Bolton origin = british "place with houses/huts, center of a village," places in england.

Bonds origin = british "peasant, serf."

Bonham origin = british "good man” original derivation = old french

Boniface origin = british "good fate” original derivation = latin); through saints and popes of the same name.

Bonner origin = british "gentle, gracious, courteous".

Booth origin = british "hut, shed, shelter” original derivation = old norse

Boren origin = british from o'bodhrain origin = gaelic), "descendant of the deaf one" borisov origin = russian "son of boris."

Bosch origin = german "bush, brush, branch

Bosch origin = spanish "forest, woodland, grove, thicket".

Boston origin = british "(saint) botulf's stone," place in england.

Boucher origin = british "butcher” original derivation = old french

Bourns origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macconboirne".

Bowden origin = british many places are called bowden, "curved hill" or "above the hill".

Bowen origin = british "son of owen."

Bowes origin = british "son of bow origin = ='arch, vault'"

Bowie origin = british "yellow-haired” original derivation = scots gaelic

Bowles origin = british "heavy drinker" or "maker/seller of bowls".

Bowman origin = british "bowman, archer."

Bowser origin = german "bolster

Boyce origin = british "wood” original derivation = old french); or from a germanic name meaning "boy, servant."

Boyd origin = british "yellow-haired” original derivation = scots gaelic

Boyle origin = british "descendant of having profitable pledges” original derivation = irish

Brabazon origin = british "man from brabant origin = =wooded territory)” original derivation = old french this name is associated with 13th-century french thugs.

Brackeen origin = british "bracken origin = =a swampy area"

Bradbury origin = british "fort made of boards/planks".

Bradford origin = british "broad ford," places in england.

Bradley origin = british "broad clearing," name of many places in england.

Bradner origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'bruadair".

Bradshaw origin = british places in england.

Bragg origin = british "proud arrogant;brisk, brave” original derivation = celtic

Brahan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'brachain".

Brandon origin = british "hill covered with broom."

Brandt origin = german "living in an area cleared by a fire

Bratton origin = british "newly cultivated origin = broken-up) farm," places in england.

Bray origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'breadhdha".

Breedlove origin = british from braed-hloew, "broad hill".

Breen origin = british originally o breen - "descendant of sorrowful."

Brent origin = british "high place” original derivation = celtic); or, "steep” original derivation = old english

Breslin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'brislain".

Brettin origin = german "brett=pretzel maker or board

Brewer origin = british "brewer."

Brewster origin = british "brewer".

Brewster origin = british "brewer, especially a female brewer."

Brickin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgillibriein".

Brien origin = british for o brien - "son of 'hill'-something” original derivation = irish

Brigham origin = british "homestead by a bridge” original derivation = old english scandinavized), places in england.

Bright origin = british "bright, handsome".

Brin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'birn".

Brine origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'brien".

Brinkman origin = british the one who lived over by the grassy knoll or was on the edge of the creek. In later parlance the name took on the meaning of an expert statesman practicing "brinkmanship.".

Brisbane origin = british "break-bone."

Briun origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'beirne".

Brock origin = british "badger," for foul-smelling; or, "young stag” original derivation = old french); or from "brook/rivermeadow."

Broder(ick) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'bruadair".

Brody origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'broduibh".

Brogan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'brogain".

Broghie origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'breithe".

Brook origin = british "brook."

Brooks origin = british has as many origins as there are streams.

Brothers origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'bruadair".

Brothers. Origin = british "son of brother” original derivation = old norse); or "son of a kinsman."

Brown origin = british "brown haired/skinned".

Brown(e) origin = british "brown-haired, brown-skinned” original derivation = old english, old french

Browning origin = british diminuitive of "brown."

Brownsmith origin = british "copper/brass smith."

Bruce origin = british originally from a place in normandy.

Brugh origin = german comes from brucke, meaning "bridge

Bryant origin = british "a parasitic dental as in hammond and varmint” original derivation = celtic

Buchan origin = british "calf and little hut” original derivation = scots gaelic

Bucket(t) origin = british form of duckett.

Buckman origin = british "goat/stag keeper".

Budge origin = british "person with a large mouth or someone who talks too much".

Buehler origin = german "scrub covered marsh

Bullock origin = british "bullock origin = castrated bull"

Bunch origin = british from bun, "ready and alert one".

Burchett origin = british "dweller by the birch grove or fort hardy".

Burdick origin = british "girl, maiden".

Burgess origin = british "citizen, freeman” original derivation = old french; same root as bourgeois

Burleson origin = british "son of a butler".

Burns origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'conboirne".

Burrows origin = british "of the fort/manor".

Burt origin = british "bright, handsome."

Burton origin = british "manor house enclosure" or "fortified farm".

Bury origin = british "(at the) fort/manor."

Busby origin = british "small farm with bushes on it” original derivation = old norse), place in england.

Bushfield origin = british "field of bushes."

Bussey origin = british "talkitive person or a gossiper” original derivation = italian

Buttery origin = british "someone with a booming voice".

Button origin = british "button maker".

C Caceras origin = spanish place founded by quinto cecilio metelo.

Cain(e) origin = british "caen origin = =field of combat)” original derivation = gaulish); or, "beautiful” original derivation = welsh), possibly after st. Keyne; or, "son of warrior” original derivation = manx

Caldwell origin = british "cold spring/stream," places in england.

Callaghan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ceallachain".

Camden origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'camdhain".

Cameron origin = british "crooked nose” original derivation = scots gaelic

Campbell origin = british "crooked mouth” original derivation = scots gaelic

Canada origin = native american, british "place of gathering"; or from cinneide origin = gaelic), "son of the helmeted one".

Canning origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macconin".

Cannon origin = british "canon, member of the communal house of clergy” original derivation = old french

Cantwell origin = british "cant=unidentified place; well=stream".

Capps origin = british "maker/seller of caps."

Carey origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ciardha".

Carlton origin = british "farmer's farmstead/village," places in england.

Carmack origin = british from cormaig origin = gaelic), "charioteer".

Carman origin = british "male person” original derivation = old norse

Carmichael origin = british "fort of michael," place in scotland.

Carpenter origin = british "carpenter,” original derivation = old french

Carr origin = british "marsh, wet ground” original derivation = old norse), places in england.

Carrey origin = british "pleasant stream".

Carroll origin = british "brave in fighting” original derivation = irish

Carson origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maccarrghanma".

Carter origin = british "maker/driver of carts."

Cartledge origin = british place in england.

Carver origin = british "sculptor."

Case origin = british form of cass.

Casey origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cathasaigh".

Cash origin = british "maker of boxes".

Cash origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgillachaise".

Catley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gathlaoich".

Catton origin = british "wild cats' valley".

Caudle origin = british form of caldwell.

Cavaness origin = british "cav=bald".

Cayley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caolloaidhe".

Cerveny origin = czech "red," for hair or skin origin = czech

Chadwick origin = british "wick of saint chad," places in england.

Chain. Form of chaney.

Chambers origin = british "of the chamber or private attendent of the king".

Chance origin = british "inveterate gambler, someone who has survived by good luck".

Chandler origin = british "maker or seller of candles, etc.,” original derivation = old french

Chaney origin = british form of chesnay.

Chapman origin = british "merchant, trader."

Charlton origin = british "place of the free-peasants/villeins," places in england.

Chase origin = british "hunt,” original derivation = old french) for a hunter.

Chaston origin = british "chestnut tree” original derivation = old french

Cheriton origin = british "church farm," places in england.

Chesney origin = british "oak grove," places in france.

Chesterfield origin = british "open land by a roman site," place in england.

Chettle origin = british "deep valley locked in hills origin = literally kettle, cauldron"

Chetwood origin = british "wood wood” original derivation = british + old english), place in england.

Child origin = british "youth awaiting knighthood, page"; or "spring."

Christian origin = british "christian” original derivation = latin

Clancy origin = british origin = form of o'clancy) "son of ruddy warrior” original derivation = irish

Clarke origin = british "cleric, clerk, scholar."

Clay origin = british "place with clay."

Clayton origin = british "place in the clay, place with good clay for pottery".

Cleary origin = british "descendant of the clerk” original derivation = irish

Cleaver origin = british "cliff, slope, river bank".

Cleghorn origin = british from claeg-horn, "clay horn".

Clements origin = british "son of clement origin = 'mild, merciful' in latin"

Clewes origin = british "at the clough origin = =ravine, deep valley"

Clewly origin = british form of clewes.

Clifford origin = british "ford at the cliff."

Clifton origin = british "place on a cliff".

Cline origin = german from klein, "small

Cloos origin = german form of nicholas.

Closky origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macblosky".

Coad origin = british "cobbler" or "cobbler's wax".

Coalman origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'clumain".

Cobb origin = british form of jacob.

Coburn origin = british "from a personal name".

Cochrane origin = british "red brook(?)," place in scotland.

Cock origin = british "cockerel" or "fatty"; or "red” original derivation = welsh could also be "heap, haycock."

Cockane origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macciochain".

Cocks origin = british son of cock.

Cockwell origin = british "a natural leader, someone who is as proud as a cock, or a fat and lumpy man".

Coe origin = british "jackdaw” original derivation = old norse/old english

Coffee origin = british "descendant of victorous” original derivation = irish

Coffey origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'chobhthaigh".

Coffren origin = british "maker of boxes/chests".

Cohen origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caomhain".

Colby origin = british from cald-byr origin = anglo-norse), "cold settlement".

Colclough origin = british "ravine".

Cole origin = british diminuitive of nicholas; or, "coal-black, swarthy."

Cole origin = british "coal, black, swarthy or top-knot, crown of the head".

Coleman origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'columain".

Collier origin = british "charcoal burner/seller".

Collin(g)s origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'coilen".

Collingsworth origin = british from kol-ing-worth, "dark one's farmstead".

Collins origin = british in england, double diminuitive of "nicholas." in ireland, derived from "o cullane origin = =son of whelp?"

Collis origin = british "son of coll origin = coal, black, swarthy or top-knot, crown of the head)".

Colston origin = british "charcoal and stone burner/seller".

Colthar origin = british "colt herder".

Colville origin = british "col=someone of swarthy appearance; ville=settlement

Compton origin = british "short straight valley and enclosure".

Conant origin = british originally o conant - "descendant of young exalted." connet origin = british form of conant.

Coneely origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macconghaola".

Conlan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macconluain".

Connaughtan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'connachtain".

Connell origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'conaill".

Connery origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilchonaire".

Connolly origin = british "son of conall, high mighty".

Connolly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'conghaile".

Connolly origin = british "valiant” original derivation = gaelic

Convery origin = british "fierceness” original derivation = gaelic

Conway origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'conaighain".

Conway origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'connowe".

Conway origin = british a town in north wales.

Conyers origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'conor".

Conyngham origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'conagan".

Coogan origin = british from o'cuagain origin = gaelic), "descendant of the young, awkward one".

Coogan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'comhghain".

Cook(e) origin = british "cook."

Coolahan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'culaghaine".

Coomber origin = british "valley in the flank of a hill" or "short valley running up from the sea."

Coonan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cuanain".

Cooper origin = british "barrel/bucket maker” original derivation = middle english/germanic/low latin

Copeland origin = british "bought land."

Copp origin = british "hilltop origin = literally 'head of hill'"

Coppinger origin = british from "copener origin = =merchant?)” Original derivation = danish

Corbett origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cornain".

Corbett origin = british "black hair” original derivation = old french

Corcoran origin = british "red/ purple faced".

Cordle origin = british "maker of cord and string, or a weaver of ribbons” original derivation = french

Cormack origin = british "the son of the chariot".

Cornell origin = british an altered form of either cornwall, cornwell or cornhill origin = all places in england

Corr origin = british anglicized form of "o'corra origin = descendant of spear)” original derivation = irish

Correa origin = spanish "leather belt".

Correll origin = british "enclosed property."

Cosgrave origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macoscar".

Costello origin = british "son of jocelyn” original derivation = irish

Costello origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macoscar".

Cotter origin = british "son of terrible army".

Cotterell origin = british diminuitive of "cottager” original derivation = old french

Cottle origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'coitil".

Cottrell origin = british form of cotterell.

Coulson origin = british "son of cole."

Covell origin = british of french origin and introduced at time of norman conquest in 1066. Derives from one of three small towns in normandy called colleville.

Cowen origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caomhain".

Cox origin = british form of cocks.

Coyne origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cain".

Crabtree origin = british "crab-apple tree” original derivation = middle english

Crafton origin = british "place where wild saffron grows."

Cranston origin = british "cran=crane, long legged".

Crawcour origin = british "heart breaker origin = literally break heart)” original derivation = old french); or from crevecouer, france, so named after the dismay of civilians at local fighting.

Crawford origin = british "ford with crows," places in scotland and england.

Creagh origin = british "branch,” original derivation = irish) for one who weilded a branch against the vikings at limerick.

Crease origin = british "elegant, dainty."

Creedan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'criadhen".

Cribban origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cribbain".

Criddle origin = british "the believer's valley."

Crisp origin = british "curly” original derivation = anglicized latin

Critchley origin = british "dweller at the clearing with a cross.".

Crittall origin = british "derived from crit hall in benenden, kent".

Crittle origin = british form of criddle.

Crocker origin = british "crockery maker, potter."

Croft origin = british "arable enclosure adjoining a house".

Crookham origin = british "a cripple or a hunchback" or "someone living in the bent of the road".

Crosby origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maccrossan".

Crosby origin = british "village/farm with crosses” original derivation = old norse), places in england.

Crossman origin = british "living by the market or crossroads" or "angry man".

Crowl origin = british "curly, winding".

Crowley origin = british "wood/clearing with crows."

Crowther origin = british "player of the crouth, an ancient type of fiddle."

Cruden origin = british "of cru dane," place in scotland from which invading danes were repelled.

Culleen origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gilin".

Cullen origin = british "cologne/colony” original derivation = old french/latin); or, "at the back of the river” original derivation = scots gaelic

Cullen origin = british in scotland and ireland, "son of conn"; in england, "from origin = town of) cunningham."

Cullin origin = british "colony".

Culpepper origin = british "pepper culler".

Cumberland origin = british "land of the britons and cymry origin = welsh)” original derivation = old welsh

Cumming origin = british "crooked, bent” original derivation = irish); also has roots in brittany.

Cummins origin = british "crooked/bent".

Cummins origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cumin".

Cundall origin = british "valley valley” original derivation = old english and old norse), place in england.

Cunningham origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'connaghain".

Cunningham origin = british "milk pails", place in england.

Cupp origin = american "head, alternate forms kupp, kopp, etc.

Currie origin = british "cauldron origin = for a ravine)," place scotland origin = scots gaelic

Currin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maccarrain".

Curtis origin = british "courteous, educated, well-bred” original derivation = old french); or, "short hose, stockings, breeches” original derivation = old french, germanic

Cusack origin = british "roman personal name, cussac".

Cuskley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgillicuskly".

Cuthbertson origin = british "son of famous bright"); often after the saint.

Cyrus origin = persian from kurush, "the sun".

Czyz origin = polish "greenfinch” original derivation = polish

D Dabin origin = french diminuitive of dabb origin = a diminuitive of robert

Dack origin = british possibly a form of dacre.

Dacre origin = british "dropping, trickling stream” original derivation = gaelic), place in england.

Dale origin = british "valley, dale” original derivation = old english, old norse

Dalton origin = british "dale farm," places in england.

Daly origin = british from o'dalaigh origin = gaelic), "descendant of the frequenter of assemblies".

Daly origin = british "meeting or assembly” original derivation = gaelic

Dancer origin = british "professional dancer” original derivation = old french

Dancy origin = british possibly a form of dancer.

Dangerfield origin = british "of angerville” original derivation = old french, old norse

Daniel(l) origin = british "god has judged” original derivation = hebrew

Darcy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'dorchaidhe".

Darke origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'dorchaidhe".

Darwin origin = british "dear friend."

Davee origin = british "lullaby word for darling or friend".

David origin = universal originally "darling," later "friend” original derivation = hebrew), through old testament king, or the patron saint of wales, or one of two scottish kings.

Davidson origin = british "son of david".

Davies origin = british "son of david" - davies is the typical welsh spelling.

Davis origin = british "a lullaby word, darling then friendly".

Davis origin = british english form of davies.

Dawson origin = british "son of origin = diminuitive) david."

Day origin = british "dairymaid/dairyman/kneader." this is not a short form; 'dairy' is actually 'day-ry' origin = =place of the kneaders"

De wolfe origin = british "wolf".

Deacon origin = british "servant” original derivation = greek

Dean origin = british "valley".

Deanly origin = british "chief of ten” original derivation = latin

Dear origin = british "dear," or "brave," or "deer-like."

Death origin = belgian, british in britain, "death," possibly for one who played this role in plays. In belgium, "from origin = town of) ath” original derivation = french

Delany origin = british "descendant of black river slaine origin = =safe)” original derivation = irish); or, "of the alder grove” original derivation = old french

Dell origin = british "dweller in a dell."

Dempsey origin = british "descendant of proud” original derivation = irish

Denman origin = british "dane-man," for a dane.

Denny origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duineadhaigh".

Denton origin = british "valley place".

Derrick origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'deirg".

Desrosier origin = french "the flowers."

Devany origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duanmhaigh".

Devereux origin = british "of evreux origin = place named after keltic tribe eburovices or 'dwellers on the river ebura')” original derivation = old french

Devlin origin = british from o'dobhailein origin = gaelic), "descendant of the valorous and boisterous one".

Dexter origin = british "dyer.” Original derivation = once referred only to females dyers)

Diamond origin = british "unconquerable, hard stone".

Diarmid origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duibhdiorma".

Dickerman origin = german "ditch digger" or "dyke dweller."

Diederich origin = german "folk rule

Dietz origin = german "son of diedrich

Dillon origin = british "dillo origin = ='destroy')

Dineen origin = british "descendant of duinnin, meaning dark brown” original derivation = gaelic

Dingelhoff origin = dutch dutch form of dungelhoeff.

Dixon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'discin".

Dixon origin = british "son of richard."

Doerner origin = german from one of many german towns beginning with "dorn".

Donald origin = british "world mighty” original derivation = scots gaelic

Doney origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duineadhaigh".

Donne origin = british "dull brown, dark, swarthy". Or, in ireland "son of brown".

Donnelly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'dunghaile".

Donoghue origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'donchadha".

Donovan origin = british for o donovan -- "descendant of dark brown” original derivation = irish

Doody. Jewish(?) Diminuitive of david.

Doran origin = british "decendent of exile/stranger".

Dormer origin = british "sleeper, lazybones” original derivation = old french dougherty origin = british "descendant of obstructive, stern” original derivation = irish

Dorn origin = german "thorn, thicket

Dorsett origin = british "pebbles and dwellers".

Douglas origin = british "black water, dark stream” original derivation = scots gaelic), places in england and scotland.

Douthit origin = british form of dowthwaite.

Dowdall origin = british "descendant of black” original derivation = irish

Downey origin = british "down hill".

Dowthwaite origin = british place in england.

Doyle origin = british "dark stranger, foreigner” original derivation = irish) - probably applied to a viking.

Drescher origin = austria,germany) "thresher of wheat

Drinkwater origin = british "drink water," said either of those too poor to drink ale, or sarcastically of drunkards, or in reference to diabetes.

Driscoll origin = british "descendant of interpreter” original derivation = irish

Drum(mond) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'drum".

Drummond origin = british "ridge” original derivation = scots gaelic), places in scotland.

Drury origin = british "love affair, love token” original derivation = old french

Duckett origin = british "little duke."

Duff origin = british "black, dark” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Dugan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duibhagain".

Dulleran origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duibhleargain".

Duncan origin = british "brown warrior” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Dungan origin = british "someone who lives on raised land surrounded by marsh

Dungelhoeff origin = german "on/near a small hill

Dunkin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duinchinn".

Dunlop origin = british "muddy hill” original derivation = scots gaelic

Dunn origin = british "brown, dark, swarthy."

Dunphy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'donchadha".

Durack origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duibhraic".

Durham origin = british "hill peninsula” original derivation = old english + old norse

Durling origin = british form of darling.

Dutton origin = british "enclosure, settlement".

E Earley origin = british "ploughing field"; often corrupted to "early."

Earnshaw origin = british "shaw with eagles".

Eason origin = british from esne-sone, "servant's son".

Eaton origin = british "river/island farm," name of many places in england.

Eberspacher origin = german "boar brook

Eccles origin = british "church” original derivation = old welsh/irish, from latin), name of places in england.

Eccleston origin = british "church farm” original derivation = welsh/irish

Eckles origin = british "church".

Ed(d)ington origin = british "wasteland hill," place in wiltshire; or "place belonging to blessed friend/blessed joy," place in somerset; or "place of the folk of ida," place in northumberland.

Edelston origin = british "lowest order of free citizen

Edgell origin = british "park/pasture clearing".

Edmund origin = british "prosperity/happiness protector"; saint edmund.

Edward origin = british "prosperity/ happiness friend".

Edwards origin = british "son of edward".

Egan origin = british originally mcegan -- "son of hugh” original derivation = irish

Eggleston origin = british "eggle=from first name eegel; ston=enclosure".

Eichhammer origin = austrian, german "(user of an) oak hammer."

Ekelmann origin = german "ekel=disgust

Elcombe origin = british "valley of a man named ella" or "elder valley".

Elias origin = british greek form of the hebrew name elijah origin = ="yahweh is god

Eliss origin = british form of elias.

Elkins origin = british "son of origin = diminuitive) elias."

Ellen origin = british "helen origin = =bright)” original derivation = greek); saint helen.

Ellenberger origin = german from the town of ellenberg, germany.

Ellershaw origin = british "someone living by an alder tree

Elliot origin = british "noble war" or "mound, back".

Elliot origin = british diminuitive of elias.

Ellzey origin = german from elzee, germany.

Elmore origin = british "river bank with elms".

Elmore origin = british "river-bank with elms," place in england.

Elston origin = british "everlasting enclosure".

Elston origin = british "elf stone", "old stone" or "temple stone."

Elsworth origin = british "elli=a place in cambridgeshire; worth=enclosure".

Ely origin = british "eel district," place in england.

Emerson origin = british "son of emery origin = =industrious"

Emery origin = british "work rule

Emmett origin = british "whole/universal

England origin = british "from the country of the angles," who came from an angle-shaped area of holstein.

Engle origin = german from engilo), "young hero".

Enoch origin = british from hhanakh origin = hebrew), "dedicated one".

Epperson origin = british derived from epps.

Epps origin = british "son of the wild boar."

Erwin origin = british "wild boar friend."

Essig origin = british "vinegar".

Evans origin = british "son of evan."

Everson origin = british "son of ever origin = =boar"

Everton origin = british "wild-boar place," name of places in england.

Eye origin = british "island," name of places in england.

Faber origin = british "smith” original derivation = latin

Fabian origin = british, french from a roman family name derived from the latin word for "bean"; often through st. Fabian.

Faherty origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'faghartaigh".

Fairbanks origin = british "lovely hillside” original derivation = old english and old norse

Fairbrother origin = british "brother of fair/handsome."

Fairchild origin = british "pretty/handsome child."

Faircloth origin = british "pretty ravine".

Fane origin = british "glad, eager."

Farley origin = british "a clearing with ferns," name of places in england.

Farmer origin = british "tax-collector, bailiff” original derivation = old french

Farr origin = british "bull” original derivation = old english

Farran origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fhuathmharain".

Farrar origin = british from ferrier origin = old french), "horseshoer and iron worker".

Farrelly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fearceallaighe".

Farthing origin = british "farthing," for amount of rent payment or a meaning "foreign traveller” original derivation = old norse

Featherston origin = british "four stone, three uprights and a capstone".

Feeny origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'feinneadha".

Felix origin = british "happy, lucky” original derivation = latin

Felt origin = british "pasture, open country".

Feltner origin = british "maker of felt."

Felton origin = british "place in a field," places in england.

Fergus origin = british "man choice” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Ferris origin = french "smith” original derivation = french, from latin

Ferriter origin = british "one who searches for rabbits, etc, with a ferret" or "one who rummages closely."

Fickett origin = british "finch".

Fielding origin = british "field-dweller."

Finan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fionain".

Finch origin = british "finch," as in "to swindle a simpleton".

Findley origin = british form of finlay.

Finkel origin = german "finch

Finkenhofer origin = german "finken=finch, carefree person

Finkley. Form of finkel.

Finlay origin = british "fair hero” original derivation = scots gaelic

Finn origin = british "descendant of white” original derivation = irish); or, "the finn” original derivation = old norse

Finnegan origin = british "descendant of fairheaded” original derivation = irish

Finnegan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fionnaghain".

Finneran origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'finntigheam".

Fischer origin = british "fisherman".

Fishbourne origin = british "fish stream," name of places in england.

Fishman origin = british "fisherman."

Fitta origin = portuguese "ribbon" for ribbon-maker or ribbon in hair.

Fitzgerald origin = british "(illegitimate?) Son of gerald."

Fitzjohn origin = british "(illegitimate?) Son of john."

Fitzroy origin = british "illegitimate son of the king” original derivation = old french note that illegitimacy is assured in this case.

Flaherty origin = british "descendant of bright ruler” original derivation = irish

Flanagan origin = british "descendant of ruddy” original derivation = irish

Flanders origin = british "flanders origin = =submerged land), netherlands” original derivation = old french

Flannagan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "magflannagain".

Flannelly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'flannghaile".

Flannery origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'flannabhra".

Flattery origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'flaithri".

Fleischer origin = german "butcher

Fleming origin = british "of flanders origin = =submerged land), netherlands” original derivation = old french

Flesher origin = british "butcher."

Fletcher origin = british "arrow-maker, arrow-seller” original derivation = old french

Flood origin = british "stream/gutter."

Flower origin = british "arrow-maker" or, "maker of flour"; or, "flower" meaning delicate, smooth, fragrant.

Floyd origin = british form of lloyd.

Flynn origin = british "descendant of ruddy” original derivation = irish

Flynn origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'floinn".

Folds origin = british "fold, pen".

Foley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fodhladha".

Folk origin = british "folk, people")

Follet origin = british "little fool” original derivation = old french

Foltz origin = german "people + famous

Foody origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-fhnadha".

Foote origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maccosby".

Forbes origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macfirbis".

Forbes origin = british "field, district” original derivation = scots gaelic), place in scotland.

Forsyth origin = british from fothir origin = gaelic), "woodland dweller".

Foster origin = british "foster-child/foster-parent"; or "forester", or "shearer/scissors maker” original derivation = from old french forceter

Fowler origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fualairg".

Fowler origin = british "bird catcher."

Fox origin = british "fox hunter".

Frampton origin = british "place on the river frome” original derivation = old welsh, old english

Francis origin = british "a frank or a frenchman".

Francom origin = british "free man".

Franklin origin = british "free citizen, gentleman” original derivation = old french

Freeh origin = german "early riser

Freelove origin = british "peace survivor."

Freeman origin = british "freeborn man."

French origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fraechain".

Freston origin = british "place of the frisian immigrants," place in england.

Frisby origin = british old norse version of freston.

Frost origin = british "white-haired, white-bearded," or "cold personality."

Fry origin = british "freeborn" or "noble, generous".

Fulcher origin = german "people + army

Fuller origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'fualairg".

Fuller origin = british "cloth compacter,” original derivation = latin

Futter origin = german "feeder of cattle origin = futterer)

G Gabriel origin = universal "god is a strong man” original derivation = hebrew); archangel.

Gade origin = british "sting” original derivation = old norse); or "goat” original derivation = old english

Gage origin = french from gage, "a pledge origin = referring to a man who had pledged himself as a substitute for another in combat or judicial matters)".

Gain origin = british "trickery” original derivation = old french

Galbraith origin = british "stranger briton, welshman who settles among the scots gaels".

Gale origin = british "merry, wanton, licentious"; or, "gaol origin = =jail)” original derivation = old french, norman); or, "gay, jolly” original derivation = old french

Gallagher origin = british "descendant of foreign help” original derivation = irish

Galligan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gealigain".

Gamble origin = british "old” original derivation = old norse

Ganly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macanluain".

Gannon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "magfhionnain".

Gant origin = british "ghent, the belgian city" or "gaunt, lean, haggard".

Gapen origin = british "someone whose mouth is always open".

Gardner origin = british "gardener” original derivation = old french

Garland origin = british from gaer-land, "spearman's property".

Garner origin = british "granary-keeper"; or, shortened form of gardner.

Garnett origin = british "hinge or pomegranate".

Garren origin = british "someone with a mustache".

Garrett origin = british diminuitive of gerald.

Garrison origin = british, dutch "son of garrett", or "from the garrison."

Garrity origin = british "member of the assembly" - derived from 'mag oirachtaigh' origin = irish

Garry origin = british diminuitive of gerald.

Garth origin = british "enclosure, garden, paddock” original derivation = old norse

Garvey origin = british "rough, cruel and ill fortune” original derivation = irish

Gately origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gathlaoich".

Gates origin = british "gates."

Gaughan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gaibhtheachain".

Gause origin = german "goose-hunter

Gavins origin = british "hawk of the plain” original derivation = scottish

Gay origin = british "gay, cheerful."

Gayer origin = german "vulture

Gaynor origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macfinnbhair".

Gearan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gearadhain".

Gee origin = british possibly from the french names guy or gui; or, a possible form of mcgee.

Gehan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gaoithin".

Geoffrey origin = british first element may mean "district" or "traveller"; second element "peace” original derivation = franco-germanic

George origin = british "farmer” original derivation = greek), often through the patron saint of england.

Georgeson origin = british "son of a farmer".

Gerald origin = british "spear ruler

Gerdes origin = german, scandinavian "son of gerd."

German origin = british "german." the term 'german' is a celtic word meaning either "neighbour" or "battle-cry."

Gettins origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gaoithin".

Gibb origin = british diminuitive of gilbert.

Gibbons origin = british "son of gilbert origin = =pledge/hostage bright)".

Gibson origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gaoithin".

Giddy origin = british "insane, crazy".

Gilbert origin = british "pledge/hostage bright

Gilboy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgilli-bhuidh".

Gilboy origin = british "servant boy."

Gilduff origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiolla-duibh".

Gilfin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgillifin".

Gilfoyle origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiollaphoil".

Gill origin = belgian, british, french "servant, devotee” original derivation = scots gaelic and old norse

Gill origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiolla".

Gillam origin = british british re-spelling of the french name guilluame.

Gillespie origin = british "bishop's servant".

Gillett origin = british diminuitive of gilbert.

Gilliam origin = british "will/resolve helmet".

Gilliland origin = british "lived by a deep ravine".

Gilliland origin = british "servant".

Gillman origin = british "william" or "guillotine” original derivation = old french

Gillmor origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgilimir".

Gillock origin = british form of kellock.

Gillotti origin = spanish "gil=shield bearer or protected one".

Gilroy origin = british "servant of the red-haired lad” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Gilson origin = belgian, british, french "son of gill."

Ginger origin = british "ginger," a seller of ginger.

Gladwin origin = british "king's friend."

Glennon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gloinin".

Glidden origin = british "bright valley."

Gliddon origin = british form of glidden.

Glossip origin = french derived from old french "glose origin = =gossip"

Go(u)lding origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maculahairg".

Godbear origin = british "god be here," for use of this expression.

Goderich origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maculahairg".

Godwin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macguiggan".

Goertzen origin = german "spear + strong

Goff origin = british "red headed” original derivation = welsh

Goff origin = british "smith” original derivation = old welsh, breton, irish

Gohdes origin = german "god + peace

Gold origin = british "fair-haired", or "rich."

Goldthorpe origin = british "of gold(en) village."

Gonzales origin = spanish "son of the young warrior

Gooch origin = british "red, ruddy” original derivation = welsh

Gooch origin = british "good price, bargain".

Goodman origin = british "master of the house, landowner".

Goodson origin = british "dutiful son".

Goodwin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gadain".

Gook origin = british "cuckoo” original derivation = old norse), perhaps for promiscuity.

Gordon origin = british "pasture land" or "great hill” original derivation = scots gaelic

Gore origin = british "triangular plot of land," places in england.

Gorman origin = british for o gorman - "descendant of blue” original derivation = irish

Gorman origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gormog".

Gough origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cuaghain".

Gould origin = british commoner form of gold.

Gover origin = british "go fairly” original derivation = middle english

Grace origin = british "grey".

Graham origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'creachain".

Graham origin = british "homestead of granta" or "gravelly homestead."

Grantham origin = british "grant=uncertain; ham=homestead".

Graves origin = british "steward, manager of property".

Gray origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgilli-riabhaig".

Grayden origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "magrodain".

Green(e) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macuaithnin".

Green(e) origin = british "village green"; or "immature, inexperienced."

Greener origin = british "village green".

Greenham origin = british "green farm."

Greenwalt origin = german "green wood

Greer origin = british "gregory” original derivation = scottish

Gregory origin = british "watchful” original derivation = greek), name of three saints.

Gregson origin = british "son of origin = diminuitive) gregory."

Greiner origin = german "lazy side of the mountain" or "the greener side of the mountain

Grier origin = british "gregory” original derivation = scottish

Griffin origin = british diminuitive of griffith.

Griffin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'griobbtha".

Griffith origin = british from middle welsh gruffudd; udd means lord.

Grim origin = british, german from grimm, "fierce one"; or grimmr origin = old norse), "helmeted one".

Grimbald origin = german "fierce bold"), often after st. Grimbald.

Grimley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'goirmghiallaigh".

Grimmett origin = german corrupted form, possibly french diminuitive, of grimbald meaning "fierce in war

Grinham origin = british form of greenham.

Groom origin = british "servant, attendant, farm-worker” original derivation = middle english

Grooms origin = british "son of groom."

Grubb origin = british from grob), "rough one".

Grubbs origin = german "hollow pit, mountain cove

Grundmanis origin = german "valley dweller

Guest origin = british "guest, stranger, traveller” original derivation = old norse

Gunderson origin = norwegian "son of gunder origin = =battle army)

Gunn origin = british "war, battle” original derivation = old norse); or, form of the norse name "gunnhildr origin = =battle battle"

Gunning origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'conaing".

Gunton origin = british "gunn's place."

Guthrie origin = british from gaothaire origin = gaelic), "from the city of guthrie origin = "windy place"), scotland".

Guthrie origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'lahiff".

Gwinn origin = british "white-haired/white-faced," welsh. Common in ireland.

H Haack origin = german "rake-maker, rake-seller"); or, "man of the exalted race” original derivation = old norse

Hacker origin = british "woodcutter, maker of hacks/hoes/mattocks/picks/bills” original derivation = middle english, germanic

Haddon origin = british "heathery hill".

Hadley origin = british "heathery clearing," places in england.

Hagen origin = british "decendant of young hugh” original derivation = irish

Hager origin = german "dweller in an enclosure

Hahne origin = german derived from "johannes".

Hailey origin = british "hay clearing," places in england.

Hain origin = british "fences".

Hakes origin = british "hook or crook".

Hale origin = british "(at) the haugh origin = =nook, retreat)"; name of places in england.

Halifax origin = british "holy origin = ie. Church-owned) flax(field"

Hall origin = british "hall, manor-house"; or, "boulder, slope” original derivation = old norse

Hallett origin = british "noble hand

Halley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-ailche".

Halliday origin = british "birth/baptism on a holy day, or a religious festival” original derivation = scottish

Halstead origin = british "stronghold site."

Halton origin = british "place in a haugh origin = =nook, retreat)"; name of places in england.

Hamill origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-aghmaill".

Hamilton origin = british name of places in england, derived from "maimed, cut off" and "hill, place, farm” original derivation = old english

Hamlet origin = british diminuitive of "haim."

Hamm origin = british;german; dutch from hamm), "well-dressed one".

Hamman origin = german "well-dressed one

Hampton origin = british "homestead farm."

Hamran origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-uathmharain".

Hanauer origin = british "cock + low lying land, island

Hancock origin = british "jest on john, henry or randolph".

Hand origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maclave".

Handley origin = british "at the high wood clearing".

Hanley origin = british "at the high clearing."

Hanley origin = british form of handley.

Hannah origin = british "island full of wild cocks."

Hansen origin = british "son of hans".

Hansford origin = british "ford where there were cocks".

Hanson origin = british "son of hann," or "son of hand origin = =assistant in any of a wide variety of enterprises" or may be a form of hansson.

Hansson origin = scandinavian "son of hans” original derivation = short for johannes

Haran origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-arain".

Harden origin = british "grey-stone/hare valley."

Harding origin = british "brave man, warrior, hero."

Harlacher origin = german "men of long stone

Harland origin = british "land infested with hares."

Harley origin = british "hare clearing."

Harley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'hurley".

Harmon origin = british "army man, warrior” original derivation = old french from germanic

Harper origin = british "harp maker, harp player."

Harriman origin = british "servant of harry."

Harrington origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-heraghty".

Harris origin = british "son of harry."

Harris origin = british "son of harry".

Harrison origin = british "son of harry."

Hart origin = british "hart, stag."

Hartcliff origin = british "cliff with stags."

Hartley origin = british "clearing/wood with stags."

Hartzell origin = german "stag

Harvey origin = british "battle/carnage worthy” original derivation = breton

Hass origin = german "hare

Hassett origin = british "brave person" or "a fool ready to take risks".

Hastings origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-uisgin".

Hatch origin = british "forest-gate, flood-gate," places in england.

Hatton origin = british "place on a heath," places in england.

Haugh origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'haughey".

Haughion origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-eochagain".

Hawk(e) origin = british "hawk," whether from rapacity or keeping hawks.

Hawker origin = british form of hawk.

Hawley origin = british "at the haugh origin = =nook, retreat)"; or "son of haw."

Hawley origin = british "hawk + a wood clearing".

Hay origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'hay".

Haycock origin = british "enclosure," or "forest fenced off for hunting."

Haycook origin = british "a tall cook".

Hayden origin = british form of haydon.

Haydon origin = british "heather-grown hill", or "hay hill/valley," places in england.

Hayhurst origin = british "hay=hedge, hurst=wood".

Hayhurst origin = british;german from haeg-hurst, "dweller of the hedged woods".

Haylow origin = british "high hillspur".

Hazel origin = british "hazel tree."

Head origin = british "top of a valley, hilltop."

Healy origin = british "decedent of claimant/ ingenious” original derivation = irish

Heanaghan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-eidhneachain".

Heany origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-eana".

Heaton origin = british "high place"; name of places in england.

Heck origin = british northern form of hatch, places in england.

Hedgepath origin = british "path protected by hedges."

Hedrick origin = german "combatant ruler" or "heathen rule

Hehir origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-aichir".

Hellier origin = british "roofer, tiler, slater".

Helwick origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-oilmhec".

Hemmer origin = german "dweller near the border

Henderson origin = british "son of henry."

Henley origin = british "at the high wood or clearing".

Henn origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-enda".

Henry origin = british "home rule

Henry origin = british, french "home rule" normanized

Henson origin = british "son of henry."

Heraghty origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-oireachtaigh".

Herbert origin = british became popular in the 12th and 13th centuries after the canonization of saint heribert, who was the bishop of cologne in 1000ad and was written about by chaucer.

Herd origin = british "herdsman."

Herman(n) origin = german "army warrior

Hermans origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-emeachain".

Herne origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-eimhirin".

Hernon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-iarnain".

Herren origin = german "gentleman."

Herren, herring(ton) origin = british "fish seller".

Herring origin = british "herring-fisher, herring-seller."

Hershman origin = german from hiruz), "stag".

Hetherington origin = british "place of the heath-dwellers," place in england.

Heumann origin = german "hay man

Hewat origin = british diminuitive of "hugh."

Hewitt origin = british diminuitive of "hugh."

Hibberd origin = british form of ilbert origin = =battle glorious, germanic

Hick origin = british diminuitive of "richard".

Hickey origin = british "descendant of healer/physican".

Higgin origin = british "descendant of viking” original derivation = irish

Higginson origin = british "son of richard” original derivation = see hick); or in ireland, "son of higgin."

High origin = british "tall person".

Hightower origin = british "dweller near a high tower."

Hildreth origin = british;german from hildi-rat), "combat counselor".

Hill origin = british "hill"; corruption of german "hild origin = =battle"

Hillard origin = british "battle, strife + fortress, stronghold” original derivation = norman

Hind origin = british "hind origin = female deer)" from timidity; or a form of hine.

Hind origin = british "deer hunter".

Hine origin = british "servant."

Hinton origin = british "at the high place/farm".

Hird origin = british form of herd.

Hitchcock origin = british "hitch" + cock origin = =son of

Hitchins origin = british form of richard.

Hoag(ue) origin = british "height or bluff."

Hoban origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "muntirubain".

Hobbs origin = british "son of robert."

Hobson origin = british "son of robert."

Hockensmith origin = british;german from hoh-ing-smyth, "tall man's shield".

Hockley origin = british "clearing where hocks/mallows grow."

Hodge origin = british diminuitive of roger.

Hodgkiss origin = british diminuitive of hodge.

Hodgson origin = british "son of hodge."

Hodson origin = british usually a form of hodgson, but sometimes "son of odo origin = =riches)

Hogg origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macanbhainbh".

Holcomb(e) origin = british "hollow, deep valley".

Holden origin = british "hollow/deep valley," name of places in england.

Holdinghau origin = german) "large landowner

Hollenbach origin = german from one of several towns called hollenbach in bavaria, germany.

Hollingworth origin = british "worth in the hollies".

Holloway. Form of holway.

Holway origin = british "hollow origin = sunken? Artificially cut?) Road."

Holzapfel origin = german "crabapple origin = literally 'wood apple')

Hoole origin = british "hut, shed" or "(in) the hollow," places in england.

Hooley. Possibly a form of hoole.

Hooper origin = british "one who fits hoops on barrels."

Horan origin = british "decendent of ughron, a personal name” original derivation = gaelic

Horan origin = british from o'hodhrain origin = gaelic), "descendant of the young, pale one".

Hornbeck origin = german "brook near peak" or "swamp brook

Horton origin = british "muddy place".

Hosford origin = british possibly "horse ford."

Hoskins origin = british "mercy, peace + power".

Hough origin = british "hill-spur, steep/slight rise".

House origin = british "house, religious establishment," or, form of howes.

Howard origin = british "heart/mind brave") or "chief warden

Howard origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-iomhair".

Howe origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'haughey".

Howe origin = british "hill, burial-mound” original derivation = old norse), places in england.

Howell origin = british "eminent” original derivation = welsh), after a welsh king.

Howker origin = british form of hawker.

Hubbard origin = british form of hubert.

Hubert origin = british "heart/mind bright"), often after saint hubert.

Huckaby origin = british "abode by water".

Huddleston origin = british "hudel + enclosure".

Huffman origin = german "cultivator of one hind of land

Hugh origin = british "heart/mind"), often after saint hugh.

Hughes origin = british "son of hugh."

Hughes origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'hay".

Hughlett origin = british "heart, mind". Popularized by st. Hugh of lincoln.

Humphries origin = british "giant peace

Hunt origin = british "hunter."

Huntenburg origin = german "place on the hunt origin = river)

Hurlburt origin = british "from a game of throwing short iron-spiked bats".

Hussey origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'hease".

Hutton origin = british "place in an enclosure".

Hylander origin = british "lives on a patch above the ground".

Hynes origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-eidhin".

Hyslop or heslop origin = british "hazel valley".

I Icemonger origin = british "ironmonger."

Ikin origin = british "labor".

Illingworth origin = british "ilingword + enclosure".

Ing(e) origin = british place in england - name may stem from tribal name "gigingas” original derivation = =people of giga

Inger origin = british derived from old norse name ingvarr.

Ingersoll origin = british "limper's hill" or "ingvarr's hill," or possibly "monks' field," name of place in derbyshire.

Ingoldsby origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgallogly".

Ingram origin = british "pastureland homestead/river-meadow"; or, from germanic angleramn/ingilramn origin = =angel raven

Ingram origin = british "pastureland, homestead/river-meadow".

Ironside origin = british "armoured warrior."

Irvine origin = british "green, fresh river".

Isard origin = british "ice battle

Isham origin = british "homestead on the river ise” original derivation = old welsh, old english), place in england.

Islip origin = british "slippery place on the river ise” original derivation = old welsh, old english), place in england.

Isonhood origin = german form of eisenhart, or "iron hard

Ive origin = british "yew"); saint ive.

Ivers origin = british "son of ivor."

Ivers origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-iomhair".

Ivor origin = british "yew/bow army” original derivation = old norse); saint ivor.

J Jack origin = british diminuitive of john or james.

Jackson origin = british "son of jack."

Jacob origin = british, jewish "he supplanted” original derivation = hebrew

Jagger origin = british "carter, hawker."

James origin = british form of jacob made popular by the two apostles.

Jamison origin = british "son of james origin = =he supplanted)” original derivation = hebrew

Jarman origin = british form of german.

Jarvis origin = british "spear servant".

Jay origin = british "jay," either 'as beautiful as a' or 'as chattering as a' origin = old french

Jeeves origin = british "son of genevieve” original derivation = old french); genevieve is the patron saint of paris.

Jenkins origin = british double diminuitive of "john."

Jenks origin = british contracted form of jenkins.

Jennifer origin = british "white smooth” original derivation = old welsh associated with guinevere.

Jennings origin = british "son of origin = diminuitive) john."

Joel origin = british "lord/chief generous” original derivation = breton

John origin = universal "yahweh has favored” original derivation = hebrew

Johnson origin = british "son of john."

Johnston origin = universal "from john's place."

Joiner origin = british "joiner” original derivation = old french

Jolson origin = british "son of joel."

Jonckheere origin = german "jonck=young

Jones origin = british "son of john." the most common surname in wales.

Jones origin = british "son of john origin = =god has favored)” original derivation = hebrew

Jordan origin = british "flowing down".

Joseph origin = british, jewish "may yahweh add” original derivation = hebrew

Joynes origin = british form of johnson.

Julien origin = british "of the julius origin = downy) family".

K Kahle origin = german from calvus origin = latin), "bald-headed one; or owner of barren land".

Kain origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cain".

Kane origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caithniadh".

Kane origin = british form of cain(e

Kappelman origin = german "churchman, church keeper

Karton. Form of of carlton.

Kasner origin = german form of kastner.

Kast origin = german kaste-kastanie, "chestnut

Kastner origin = german "chest maker

Kavanagh origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caomhain".

Kavanaugh origin = british "associated with st. Caomhan origin = =tender)” original derivation = irish

Kay origin = british "quay, wharf"; or, "keymaker"; or, "left-handed/left-footed” original derivation = old norse

Kayser origin = german "king origin = caesar)” original derivation = germanized latin

Kean(e) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cain".

Kearney origin = british "descendant of victorious” original derivation = irish

Keary origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ciardha".

Keating(e) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ceadfhada".

Keaty origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ceathaigh".

Keefe origin = british "gentle/tender/beautiful” original derivation = irish

Keegan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macciochain".

Keelan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maccailleachain".

Keele origin = british "cows' hill," place in england.

Keely origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caolloaidhe".

Keene origin = british "brave, astute."

Keeney origin = british "brave, astute".

Keep origin = british "castle keep, strongest and most intermost tower of the castle".

Keightley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'gathlaoich".

Kelcher origin = german place in germany.

Kelleher origin = british "wise, prudent".

Keller origin = british, german "salt-keeper” original derivation = old english), or "distributor of provisions

Kellock origin = british "spring by the lake."

Kellogg origin = british "kill hog," for a slaughterman.

Kelly origin = british "descendant of war” original derivation = irish

Kelly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ceallaigh".

Kemble origin = british "chief war” original derivation = old welsh

Kemp origin = british "warrior, champion, athlete."

Kemple origin = british form of kimball.

Kendrick origin = british "chief man/hero".

Kenna origin = british see mckenna.

Kennedy origin = british "ugly head” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic) or "helmeted head” original derivation = celtic

Kennett origin = british "by the river kennet".

Kennyon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macconin".

Kenton origin = british "place on the river kenn," place in devonshire; or "royal manor," places in northumberland, suffolk; or "kemp's place," place in middlesex.

Kenyon origin = british from old welsh cruc enion "ennion's mound", places in england.

Kerckhoff origin = german form of kirkhoff.

Kern origin = british from o'ciarain origin = gaelic), "descendant of the black-haired one".

Kern origin = german "kernal

Kernaghan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cearnachain".

Kerr origin = british scottish form of carr.

Kerrigan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ciaragain".

Kerrin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ceirin".

Kerswell origin = british "watercress spring," places in england.

Kevigan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caemhagain".

Kevin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'caomhain".

Keyes origin = british "rejoicing" or "quay, wharf” original derivation = welsh

Kidd origin = british "kid, young goat".

Kidder origin = british "woodman, firewood-seller."

Kilboy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgilli-bhuidh".

Kilduff origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiolla-duibh".

Kilkelly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiolla-cealaigh".

Kilkenny origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgillakenny".

Killough origin = british irish form of the scottish mackelloch.

Kilpatrick origin = british "church of st. Patrick."

Kimball origin = british "chief war" or "bold family" or "royal hill".

Kinch origin = british "bleachfield worker."

Kindrick origin = german "kind=child

Kinealy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cinnfhaelaidh".

King origin = british "king," nickname based on appearance, being 'king' of a festivity, or service in the royal household.

Kinnavy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cinnchnambha".

Kinsey origin = british "royal victory."

Kirby origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ciarmhaic".

Kircher origin = german "employee of the church" or "lives near the church

Kirk origin = british, german "church” original derivation = old norse

Kirkhoff origin = german "churchyard

Kirkpatrick origin = british "church of st. Patrick," places in england.

Kissel origin = german from geisla), "wand-bearer origin = ruler) wolf".

Kit origin = british diminiutive of christopher.

Kitts origin = british "son of 'fatty'."

Klug origin = german "wise or smart".

Knight origin = british "mounted warrior," or for a worker in a knight's household.

Knill origin = british "someone who lives on a hillock".

Knoblock origin = german "garlic

Knollys origin = british "at the hilltop."

Knowles origin = british form of knollys.

Knox origin = british "at the knock origin = =hill, sandbank)” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Koch origin = german "cook".

Kopp origin = german form of jacob.

Korting origin = british diminuitive of "dwarf” original derivation = old french

Krupatz origin = german "krup=crupper or croup

L Lacey origin = british "of lassy, france origin = ='home of the man from the lacian district of italy'" or, form of lacy.

Laconte origin = french; italian from comitis origin = latin), "a count; member of nobility".

Lacy origin = french "learned” original derivation = old french or, form of lacey.

Lagomarsini origin = spanish "lag=large lake or pond".

Laing origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'dowling".

Lake origin = british "stream."

Lamb origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'luane".

Lamb origin = british "lamb, from tending lambs".

Lambert origin = british "land bright"); through st. Lambert.

Lamerton origin = british "farm on a lamb-washing stream," place in devon.

Lambin origin = british "dweller at the lamb valley".

Lamont origin = british "lawgiver” original derivation = scots gaelic from old norse

Lamph(ier) origin = british "owner of large enclosure."

Lane origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'laoghain".

Langley origin = british "long wood clearing".

Langworthy origin = british "long ford".

Lanigan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maglannagain".

Largan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'lairgnen".

Large origin = british "generous” original derivation = old french

Larkin origin = british "of laurentum," an italian town named for its bay trees origin = latin

Larkin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'lorcain".

Larrisy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'learghusa".

Latham origin = british "at the barn".

Lattimore origin = british "clerk, keeper of records".

Laurence origin = british double-diminuitive of laurence.

Laurence origin = british "of origin = italian town of) laurentum” original derivation = latin

Lauters origin = german "swamp

Lavars origin = british "dweller by the wild iris."

Lavelle origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mullaville".

Lavery origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'labhrahadha".

Law origin = british diminuitive of laurence.

Lax origin = british "salmon” original derivation = old norse

Lay origin = british "wood, glade, clearing, field, pasture".

Lazar origin = british "leper” original derivation = from hebrew via greek and latin); the brother of martha and mary, dying beggar of the parable.

Lea origin = british "lea."

Leaper origin = british "runner, jumper, dancer."

Leary origin = british "descendant of calf-keeper” original derivation = irish

Leather origin = british "leather worker/seller".

Ledesma origin = dutch from ledes-ma origin = o. Frisian), "dweller on a road".

Ledford origin = british "path across a stream."

Ledger origin = british "people spear"); usually through saint leger. May also be a deliberate variation of "leacher" or "lecher", for obvious reasons.

Lee origin = british alternate spelling of lea.

Lee origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'liathain".

Leech origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'laechaille".

Leech origin = british "doctor, physician." the bloodsucker got its name from the doctor, not the other way around.

Leeche origin = british "doctor, physican". Note that leeches were named after physicians and not vice versa.

Leek origin = british "stream".

Leggott origin = british "legate, ambassador or deputy".

Leigh origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maclaighid".

Leigh origin = british "wood, glade, clearing, field, pasture."

Lennon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'leannain".

Lennox origin = british "people of the district around the river leven origin = =elmwater)” original derivation = scots gaelic); name of place in scotland.

Lentz origin = german, dutch form of lorentz.

Leonard origin = british "lion hardy"); patron saint of prisoners.

Leonard origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'leannain".

Leslie origin = british "court/garden of hollies by the pool" or "the grey fort” original derivation = scots gaelic); name of place in scotland.

Leslie origin = british "court garden by the pool, or of hollies” original derivation = gaelic

. Letson origin = british son of lett.

Lett origin = british diminuitive of "lettice origin = =joy)” original derivation = latin

Lewis origin = british "reknowned, famous battle" normanized

Lid origin = norwegian form of lie.

Liddy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "muintirlideadha".

Lie origin = norwegian "grassy or wooded mountain side” original derivation = norwegian) name of several farms in norway. Pronounced: lee.

Lienard origin = belgian origin = belgian?) Form of leonard.

Lindermann origin = german "lives near the swamp

Lindley origin = british "flax field"; name of places in england.

Lindsey origin = british "lincoln island".

Linkletter origin = british "sloping ridge” original derivation = scots gaelic

Lister origin = british "dyer."

Little origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'laitile".

Little origin = british "little or small".

Livingstone origin = british "dear friend's place"; name of place in england.

Lloyd origin = british "grey, hoary” original derivation = welsh

Loane origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'luain".

Locher origin = german, magyar, swiss "locksmith."

Lockrey origin = british "lock maker".

Lockwood origin = british "enclosed wood"; name of place in england.

Lodder origin = british "beggar", or "loader, carrier"; or, "dweller at the drain." in dorset, may be named after stream called lodre by the celts.

Logan origin = british "little hollow” original derivation = scots gaelic); name of places in scotland.

Long origin = british "long, tall".

Longhan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'lochain".

Lonsdale origin = british "valley of the river lune".

Loody origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'luachduibh".

Lorentz origin = german often named after st. Larentius.

Lott origin = german farmer/worker on an allotted piece of land.

Loughnane origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'lachtnain".

Lovat origin = british "rotting, putrefying place” original derivation = scots gaelic); "muddy place, swamp” original derivation = pictish

Love origin = british "love"; or, "she-wolf” original derivation = old french

Lovelady origin = british "dear lady."

Loven origin = german "lion, mountain

Lowery origin = british diminuitive of lawrence.

Loxton origin = british "hill farm".

Lucas origin = british form of luke.

Luce origin = british from latin family name and female first name lucia; after st. Lucia.

Ludden origin = british "pasture with a shelter" or "dweller in the meadow valley".

Luecke origin = german form of luke.

Luke origin = british "man from lucania” original derivation = greek); or, "from lucca, italy."

Lunshekaun origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'loingseachain".

Luther origin = british "flute player” original derivation = old french

Luxom origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'luachaim".

Lydiican origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'laighdiachain".

Lynch origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'loingsigh".

Lynch origin = british "hill".

Lynn origin = british "lake/pool” original derivation = celtic

Lyons origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'liathain".

Macavee origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgilli-bhuidh".

Maccarrick origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macconcathraigh".

Macdermott origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duibhdiorma".

Mace(y) origin = british diminuitive of "thomas" or "matthew."

Macgeraghty origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-heraghty".

Machoneen origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macuaithnin".

Macken origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maccuinn".

Mackenna origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maccionnaith".

Mackeon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maceoghain".

Mackes origin = british old irish form of the old norse name "magnus origin = =great)".

Macneil origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macneill".

Macowen origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maceoghain".

Mactague origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "mactaidhg".

Mactavish origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgillatsamhais".

Madden origin = british "descendant of dog” original derivation = irish

Magee origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "magaedha".

Magettigan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-eitegein".

Magill origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiolla".

Magilsitnan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "magilsinan".

Maginver origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macfinnbhair".

Magnan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maghnain".

Magner origin = british from maingneir origin = gaelic), "son of the strong warrior".

Magoran origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macodhrain".

Maguire origin = british form of mcguire.

Mahaffey origin = british from mac-dhuibhshithe origin = gaelic), "son of the dark, peaceful one".

Maher origin = british form of meagher.

Mahoney origin = british "descendant of bear” original derivation = irish

Maiden origin = british "for a cissy."

Maidman origin = british "servant/man of the maiden(s"

Main origin = british "strong

Maitland origin = british "inhospitable/unproductive soil” original derivation = old french); or, "discourteous, rude".

Major origin = british form of mauger.

Malcan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilcana".

Malco(l)m origin = british "devotee of saint columbia origin = colm the irish form of latin columba 'dove')” original derivation = scots gaelic

Mallett origin = british diminuitive of "mall". Mall is probably derived from molly, which in turn is derived from mary.

Mallin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mailina".

Malone origin = british "descendant of the devotee of st. John” original derivation = irish

Malone origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoileoin".

Malony origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilbloghain".

Maltby origin = british "malti's farm".

Man(n) origin = british, german "servant, vassal, bondsman."

Mangan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mongain".

Mannion origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mainnin".

Mantle origin = british "overcoat."

March origin = british "boundary."

Marcham origin = british "homestead where wild celery grows"; name of place in england.

Mark origin = british commonly from the biblical mark origin = derived from mars, the god of war); or, "boundary".

Markam origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'marcachain".

Markam origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'marcachain".

Marker origin = german "mark=st. Mark, name of a pope

Markham origin = british "homestead on the boundary," place in england.

Marmaduke origin = british "servant of madoc” original derivation = irish

Marr origin = british "marsh, pool” original derivation = old norse); or, member of ancient tribes marsi of italy or marsigni of bohemia.

Marrow origin = british "mate, chum, sweetheart” original derivation = middle english

Marston origin = british "place by marsh".

Martin origin = british diminuitive of "mars"; through saint martin.

Mason origin = british "stonemason” original derivation = old french

Massey origin = british diminuitive of "matthew"; or, after locations in france origin = massif=hill, range

Masters origin = british "son at the house of the master".

Mathews origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macmahon".

Matthew origin = british "gift of god” original derivation = hebrew); through mark the apostle.

Matthias origin = british form of matthew.

Mattioli origin = italian italian form of matthew.

Maule origin = british, french "mall"; or, "from maule, france."

Maynard origin = british "strength hardy

Maynor origin = british form of maynard.

Mcalear origin = british form of mcalery.

Mcalery origin = british form of mcchlery.

Mcauley origin = british "son of olaf origin = relic of the gods)".

Mcawley origin = british form of mcauley.

Mcbain origin = british "son of bean” original derivation = irish

Mcbride origin = british "son of the devotee of st. Bridget” original derivation = irish

Mccabe origin = british "son of cap/ hood” original derivation = irish

Mccafferty origin = british "son of steed rider” original derivation = irish

Mccall origin = british "son of cathal origin = =battle mighty)" or "son of cathmhaol origin = =battle chief)” original derivation = irish

Mccallum origin = british "son of the devotee of saint columba” original derivation = scots gaelic

Mcchesney origin = british "oak grove".

Mcchlery origin = british "son of the clerk” original derivation = irish

Mcclellan origin = british "son of the devotee of st. Imchad” original derivation = gaelic

Mcclung origin = british "son of ship” original derivation = scots gaelic

Mccormick origin = british "son of chariot lad” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Mccotter origin = british "wood estuary".

Mcculloch origin = british "son of boar” original derivation = scots gaelic

Mcdonald origin = british "son of donald origin = world mighty)” original derivation = gaelic

Mcdowell origin = british "son of the swarthy foreigner” original derivation = irish

Mcduff origin = british "son of dark man” original derivation = irish

Mcewen origin = british "son of ewan origin = ='well-born')” original derivation = scots gaelic

Mcgarrigle origin = british "son of super-valour” original derivation = irish

Mcgee origin = british "son of aodh” original derivation = pronounced hugh?

Mcgovern origin = british from maf-shamhradhain origin = gaelic), "son of the man born in summertime".

Mcguffey origin = british form of mcduff.

Mcguire origin = british "son of dun-coloured” original derivation = irish

Mcilroy origin = british "son of the red-haired lad” original derivation = scots gaelic and irish

Mcinti(y)re origin = british "son of the carpenter” original derivation = gaelic

Mcintyre origin = british "son of the carpenter/wright” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Mckay origin = british "son of aodh” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic

Mckee origin = british form of mckay.

Mckenna origin = british "son of cionaedh” original derivation = scots gaelic

Mckie origin = british form of mckay.

Mckillop origin = british "son of philip, fond of horses".

Mckinney origin = british from mac-cionaodha origin = gaelic), "son of the fire-sprung one".

Mckinnon origin = british "son of fair-born".

Mckinnon origin = british "son of fairborne, stream in the ferns” original derivation = gaelic

Mclaughlin origin = british "son of lauglin, lake/fjord land” original derivation = irish

Mcmaster origin = british "son of the master" - either a schoolmaster or a courtesy title origin = scots gaelic

Mcreynolds origin = british "power, power".

Meagher origin = british originally o meagher -- "descendant of hospitable” original derivation = irish

Meath origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macnamee".

Medley origin = british "aggressive person".

Meehan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-emeachain".

Meek origin = british "meek, humble, gentle".

Meeny origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoinaigh".

Mellan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mellain".

Mellon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mellain".

Melvin origin = british from maol-mhin origin = gaelic), "suave leader"; from mael-wine "protective swordsman".

Mercer origin = british "merchant, especially a dealer in luxury fabrics” original derivation = old french

Merri(o)t origin = british "boundary gate" or "famous geat” original derivation = geats are the swedish tribe which beowulf belonged to

Merry origin = british "cheerful, amusing, pleasant."

Merryman origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgillimore".

Middleton origin = british "middle place/farm," many places in england.

Miles origin = british "merciful

Milford origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mulfover".

Millar origin = british scottish form of miller.

Millard origin = british form of millward.

Miller origin = british "miller,” original derivation = latin), also found as anglicized version of german or other forms.

Millicent origin = british "work strong

Mills origin = british "miller".

Millward origin = british "mill-keeper" - an older word than miller.

Minahan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'muimhneachain".

Miner origin = british "miner” original derivation = old french), or "military sapper."

Minor origin = british form of miner.

Minter origin = british "moneyer, coiner."

Mitchel(l) origin = british common form of michael; also, "big."

Mize, mice or meise origin = british "one who sings like a bird, bird handler or from the tableland or flatlands".

Moeller origin = german "miller

Moghan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mochain".

Moist origin = british form of moyse.

Molina origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilfhiona".

Mollison origin = british "son of moll."

Molohan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilaithin".

Monaghan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'muineog".

Monday origin = british from being born on monday, or "holder of mondayland" - land which required the tenant to work for the lord each monday.

Montagu(e) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "mactaidhg".

Montgomery origin = british "hill of origin = an anglo-saxon called) man powerful” original derivation = old english + germanic

Mooney origin = british "descendant of dumb” original derivation = irish

Moore origin = british "the moor, darkie” original derivation = old french); or, "moor, fen"; in ireland, may be an anglicized form of o more.

Moore origin = british "the moor or darkie".

Moos origin = german "mossy area

Mora origin = spanish "dweller at the moor/heath or black mulberry tree".

Moran origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mughroin".

Mordecai origin = british "devotee of marduk origin = the babylonian supreme god)” original derivation = babylonian

Morell origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macmurchada".

Morgan origin = british "sea bright” original derivation = celtic

Morgeson origin = british "sea + bright".

Moriarty origin = british origin = irish) "descendant of mariner".

Morley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'murgally".

Moroni origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mulrony".

Morphie origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'murphy".

Morrin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'morain".

Morris origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'muirgheasa".

Morris origin = british "dark, swarthy” original derivation = latin

Morrison origin = british "son of morris."

Morrow origin = british "sea commander."

Mortimer origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "murtagh".

Morton origin = british "moor/fen farm," name of many places in england.

Moseley origin = british "marsh/mouse clearing," places in england.

Mosier origin = british "swamp dweller".

Moslander origin = german "marshland dweller."

Mott origin = british "someone living by a fortified stronghold".

Mott origin = french diminuitive of montanus origin = =of the mountain

Mountain origin = british "mountain” original derivation = old french

Moynagh origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maonagh".

Moyse origin = french form of moses.

Muldoon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilduan".

Mulgeehy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilgaoithe".

Mullholand origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilcallain".

Mullinar origin = british "miller” original derivation = old french

Mullinax. Possibly a form of mullinar.

Mullins origin = british from molinus origin = late latin), "flourmill owner; or from o'maolain origin = gaelic), "young, bald one".

Mulrennan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilbhrenain".

Mulroy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilruaidh".

Mulroyne origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilruain".

Mulvenna origin = irish "devotee of the river main” original derivation = irish gaelic originally "o maoil mheana."

Mulvihill origin = british "descendant of the devotee of st.michael” original derivation = irish

Mumby origin = british "mundi's byr origin = =farm)” original derivation = old norse

Munro(e) origin = british "mouth of the river roe."

Murdoch origin = british "mariner origin = literally 'sea warrior/belonging to the sea')” original derivation = scots gaelic

Murph(e)y origin = british "descendant of sea warrior” original derivation = irish

Murphy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'murchada".

Murray origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'muireadhaigh".

Murray origin = british the county of moray origin = =seaboard settlement), scotland.

Murrian origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mulrian".

Murton origin = british form of morton, places in england.

Musto origin = british "hundred meeting place".

Myer origin = british "marsh” original derivation = old norse); or, "physician” original derivation = old french

N Nash origin = british "at the ash tree."

Nathan origin = british "gift” original derivation = hebrew

Neal(e) origin = british "champion” original derivation = irish

Neary origin = british "descendant of the noble one” original derivation = irish

Needham origin = british "poverty homestead, misery farm"; name of places in england.

Neele origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'neill".

Neill origin = british "champion” original derivation = irish

Neilson origin = british "son of neal origin = =champion)” original derivation = old norse

Nelson origin = british "son of nell” original derivation = form of neal), or form of nilsson.

Ness origin = british "headland, projecting ridge” original derivation = old english, old norse), name of places in england.

Neumann origin = british "new man, settler, newcomer".

Neumeier origin = german "new farmer

Neven origin = british "little saint” original derivation = irish

Newark origin = british "new building," name of places in england.

Newby origin = british "new town” original derivation = old english + old norse

Newell origin = british "someone living at a new hall" or "someone working in one".

Newell origin = british "new hall/manor house" or "new well."

Newton origin = british "new place/homestead/farm/village"; name of many places in england.

Nicodemus "victory of the people".

Niemeier origin = german form of neumayer.

Nightingale origin = british "nightingale origin = literally night-singer)," for a sweet voice.

Nigro origin = british "dark."

Nilsen origin = norwegian scandinavian form of neilson.

Nilsson origin = scandinavian scandinavian form of neilson.

Nipps origin = german "dweller near water

Nixon origin = british "son of nicolas origin = =victory people)".

Noble origin = british "notable, noble".

Nolan origin = british "descendant of noble” original derivation = irish

Nolan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-uallachain".

Noonan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'nuadhain".

Noone origin = british "derived from nuadha, personal name of many ancient gaelic gods” original derivation = irish

Norman origin = british "from normandy, france."

Norris origin = british "northerner” original derivation = old french) or "nurse” original derivation = old french

North origin = british "newcomer from the north, dweller to the north of the village."

Norton origin = british "northern or north-facing place/farm/village," name of places in england.

Norwich origin = british "northern town," city in england.

Nott origin = british "bald, cropped."

Nottis origin = german "notte=nut

Nowell origin = british "hurray!” Original derivation = old french); or, "news” original derivation = from french nouvelles

Nugent origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgunshenan".

Nugent origin = british "new settlement” original derivation = gaelic

Nunn origin = british "nun" - either recording a scandalous birth, or a nickname for a prissy man.

Nutter origin = british derived from "nauthyrd origin = =cattle farmer)” original derivation = old norse

Nye origin = british "at the island," place in england.

Nyland origin = british "at the island," place in england.

O O'brien origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'breen".

O'dowda origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'dubhda".

O'hare origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-ir".

O'mara origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mearadhaig".

O'more origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mordha".

O'shaughnessy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'seachnasaigh".

O'shea origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'seagha".

Oakley origin = british "oak wood clearing".

Odger origin = british "wealth spear” original derivation = old french, germanic

Oldham origin = british "long or formerly cultivated river flat".

Oliver origin = british "elf army"), usually after charlemagne's peer.

Olsen origin = scandinavian from oleifr origin = old norse), "son of olaf".

Orchard origin = british "orchard," name of places in england.

Orr origin = british "of the border/shore/hill/ridge"; or, "the pale person."

Ortt origin = german "place of land or point of a sword/spear

Orum origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macodhrain".

Osborne origin = british "pagan god man/warrior."

Osgatharp origin = british "pagan god's farm".

Osgood origin = british "pagan god god," or from old norse asgautr.

Osler origin = british "bird-catcher, poulterer” original derivation = old french

Oster origin = german "easter” original derivation = german), a place name.

Oswell origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'hease".

Outlaw origin = british "outlaw, criminal."

Owens origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'h-eoghain".

P Packman origin = british later form of pakeman.

Page origin = british "page” original derivation = old french

Paget origin = british "little page” original derivation = old french

Palk. Possibly related to the name palka.

Palka origin = czech "crippled."

Pallett origin = british "maker of straw mattresses" or someone who slept on one.

Palmer origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mulfaver".

Palmer origin = british "pilgrim” original derivation = old french) - one who had brought back a palm branch from the holy land.

Pape origin = british old french version of pope.

Paradise origin = british, french "dweller by the park or garden” original derivation = old french

Paris origin = british "paris origin = =the tribe parisii)” original derivation = old french, gaulish

Parker origin = british "park-keeper, park-ranger” original derivation = old french

Parmenter origin = british "tailor".

Parmley origin = british form of parmenter.

Parr origin = british diminuitive of "piers origin = =peter"

Parsonage origin = british "of the parsonage."

Parsons origin = british "of the parson," the s probably implies 'servant of' rather than 'son of' origin = old french

Partridge origin = british "partridge" nickname; or, occupational name of one who catches them.

Pascall origin = british "connected with easter” original derivation = latin); saint paschal.

Patten origin = british "pattern/clog maker".

Patterson origin = british "son of patrick."

Patton origin = british double diminuitive of "patrick"; the "on" suffix is old french.

Paul origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiollaphoil".

Paul origin = british "small” original derivation = latin); through paul the apostle.

Payne origin = british "villager or country dweller".

Peacock origin = british "peacock," possibly for arrogance.

Pearman origin = british "pear grower/seller."

Pearmine origin = british form of pearman.

Peel origin = british "stockade, castle” original derivation = old french

Peene origin = british "son of the pledger."

Pennebaker origin = dutch) "tilemaker

Pennington origin = british "farm paying a penny in rent".

Pepper origin = british "pepperer, a dealer in pepper and spice."

Peppin origin = british "tremble"); through frankish kings.

Perritt origin = british "old english form of peter origin = =stone or rock)".

Perry origin = british "pear tree."

Peter origin = british "stone, rock"

Peters origin = british "son of peter origin = =stone or rock)".

Peters origin = british "son of peter."

Peterson origin = british "son of peter."

Phelan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgiollafhalain".

Phelps origin = british form of philip.

Philip origin = british "fond of horses” original derivation = greek); philip the apostle.

Phillips origin = british "son of phillip"

Pic(k)ard origin = french "of picardy, france."

Pickett origin = british from picquet origin = old french), "young spearman".

Pickthorne origin = british "peak, point, hilltop + thorne".

Pierce origin = british form of piers.

Pike origin = british "peak, point, hilltop"; or, "pike, pick-axe," for a pikeman; or, "pike origin = fish)," for a fishmonger origin = old french

Pilcher origin = british "maker of pilches” original derivation = a pilch is similar to a pelt

Pilgrim origin = british "pilgrim," probably to either the holy land or rome.

Pimblett origin = british double diminuitive of pim origin = =euphemia

Pipe origin = british unknown - same germanic stem as peppin; possibly a form of piper.

Pitzer origin = german from pitzling, germany.

Plant origin = british "enclosure, plantation” original derivation = old french); or "gardener"; or "young offspring."

Platt origin = british "plot, patch".

Plowman origin = british "ploughman."

Poisson origin = french "fisherman” original derivation = old french

Poldervaart origin = dutch "canal through the polder,” original derivation = dutch) canal name in netherlands.

Polley origin = british "small".

Poole origin = british "pool, tidal stream."

Pope origin = british for an strict man, or one who worked in the pope's service.

Porter origin = british "gate-keeper, door-keeper” original derivation = old french) or "carrier, porter” original derivation = old french

Powers origin = british from pou-caer origin = old french), "home on a small beautiful site" or poore, "poorman".

Powers origin = british "poor” original derivation = old french); or, "from poix, france” original derivation = old french); or "herald” original derivation = because heralds were empowered to perform certain acts

Prasek origin = british "powder".

Prendergast origin = british possibly a corruption "castle village” original derivation = old welsh

Prentice origin = british originally , later , "apprentice."

Price origin = british "son of rhys" or "fixer of prices” original derivation = welsh

Price origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'luachain".

Prince origin = british origin = latin) "first, chief" or for playing the part in a pageant.

Pritchard origin = british "son of richard origin = =powerful, brave)

Proud origin = british "proud."

Prout origin = british form of proud.

Purcell origin = british or "young pig."

Purdy origin = british "by god!” Original derivation = literally 'for god'), from a favorite expression.

Putz origin = german "dweller near the well

Pyefinch origin = british "stealer of pies."

Q Quap origin = german quappe, "tadpole

Queen origin = british "chiene, bitch” original derivation = norman

Quick origin = british "clever, swift."

Quigley origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'coiglidh".

Quilliam origin = british "son of william” original derivation = manx gaelic

Quinn origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'cuinn".

R Raby origin = british "boundary farm” original derivation = old norse), places in england.

Rackler origin = british "mound, gulley + wood clearing".

Radliff origin = british form of radcliff.

Radwin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'radubhain".

Rae origin = british scottish form of roe.

Rafferty origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'rabhartaigh".

Rafter origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macreachtagain".

Rait origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'maoilraite".

Raleigh origin = british "red clearing"; name of place in england.

Ralf(e) origin = british "advice wolf

Ramsey origin = british "wild-garlic island," places in england.

Rand origin = british diminuitive of "randolph"; or, "border, untilled land on a river-bank"; name of places in england.

Randolph origin = british "shield wolf

Rankin origin = british diminuitive of "randolph."

Rasbury origin = british form of raspberry.

Rasch origin = german "swift."

Rash origin = german form of rasch.

Raspberry origin = british "red land with brushwood” original derivation = no connection with the fruit), place in england.

Ratcliff origin = british "red cliff".

Ray origin = british "king," nickname based on appearance, being 'king' of a festivity, or service in the royal household origin = old french); or, "female deer."

Rayment origin = british "might/counsel protector".

Raynard origin = french "fox"; or), "powerful or courageous".

Rea origin = british "someone who lived along the river(s) rea".

Reading origin = british "clearing origin = ridding of trees)", or "folk of red."

Reckelhoff origin = german "reck=hero

Redgrave origin = british "reedy ditch"; name of place in england.

Reed origin = british "red faced/haired".

Reese origin = british "son of rhys".

Reeve origin = british "chief magistrate, bailiff."

Regan origin = british for o regan - "descendant of little king” original derivation = irish

Regan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'riagain".

Rehme origin = german "strap cutter

Reid origin = british "red faced/haired or roe headland".

Reid origin = british "red haired/faced or reed-bed".

Revere origin = british "at the slope"; or, "reaver, pirate"; or from french surname de revoire origin = =view

Rexroad origin = british "king's road" or "road with rushes” original derivation = middle english

Reyes origin = spanish "one who plays the part of a king in a pageant" or "someone who works in the king's house” original derivation = spanish

Reynold origin = british "power power

Reynolds origin = british "son of renold."

R(h)inehar(d)t origin = german "mighty and powerful one" or "counsel hard

Rhode origin = british "clearings".

Rhys origin = british "ardour” original derivation = old welsh

Rice origin = british "ardour” original derivation = welsh

Rice origin = british form of rhys.

Richard origin = british "powerful brave

Richmond origin = british "splendid hill” original derivation = old french); name of places in england.

Ridgely origin = british "ridged clearing."

Riemenschneider origin = german "strap cutter

Rigby origin = british "ridge farm” original derivation = old norse

Riordan origin = british "descendant of royal bard” original derivation = irish

Ripper origin = british "basket-maker, basket-seller” original derivation = old norse

Ritter origin = german "knight

Roach origin = british "rock".

Robbins origin = british "son of origin = diminuitive) robert."

Robert origin = british "fame bright

Roberts origin = british origin = german) "fame, bright".

Robison origin = british "son of robert origin = =fame bright)".

Rochester origin = british "roof of roman site," place in england.

Roddin origin = british "barrel or copper maker".

Roden origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "magrodain".

Roe origin = british "roe origin = deer)," for speed, shyness, hunting.

Roebuck origin = british "roe buck," for resemblance to the animal.

Roeder origin = german form of rother.

Roger origin = british "fame spear

Rogers origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ruadhraigh".

Rolfe origin = british "fame wolf

Rollin origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'rothlain".

Rollings origin = british "renown + wolf” original derivation = norman

Romans origin = british "of the manor rothaneic origin = scotland"

Ronan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ronain".

Rooke origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'rourke".

Rosado origin = spanish "pink

Rosas origin = spanish "rose cultivator or someone who lives near roses” original derivation = spanish

Rose origin = british from either "cape” original derivation = scots gaelic), "wood” original derivation = irish and scots gaelic) or "moor” original derivation = cornish and welsh or from germanic feminine name meaning "fame kind."

Rother origin = german "famous army

Rothkoph origin = german "red head

Rouser origin = german "rush, intoxication

Rowan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'ruidhain".

Rowbotham origin = british "rough valley".

Rowland origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'rothlain".

Rowley origin = british "rough wood/clearing," places in england.

Rowson origin = british "son of someone who lived by a hedgerow or a row a houses built beside each other".

Ruby origin = french from rubinus origin = late latin), "ruby origin = from a jeweller's sign)".

Rudd origin = british "red-haired, ruddy."

Ruiz origin = spanish from hrodo), "son of the famous one".

Rumpf origin = german "maker/seller/user of the sieves used in gristmills

Rundquist origin = swedish "round twig of the family tree" - meaning??.

Rushe origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'luachair".

Rushing origin = british "rush bed or rushes".

Rusling origin = british origin = norman) "norman noblemen serving as bodyguards/generals/advisors for william the conqueror".

Russell origin = british "red origin = hair/face)” original derivation = old french

Rutledge origin = british "red ledge."

Ryan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mulrian".

Ryan origin = british "possible name of a pre-christian sea or river diety".

Ryder origin = british "rider, knight, cavalryman"; or, "man at the ride origin = =clearing"

Salinger origin = british "saint leger," place in england.

Salter origin = british "dealer in salt."

Salvatore origin = italian "saviour” original derivation = italian

Salzlein origin = british "child of salz or salt dealer".

Sanderson origin = british "son of alexander origin = =defender of men)".

Sandford origin = british "sandy ford," places in england.

Sands origin = british "sands” original derivation = locality), places in england.

Sandys origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'shaughnessy".

Sanford origin = british form of sandford.

Sapcote origin = british "sheep shelter," place in england.

Saul origin = british "asked for” original derivation = hebrew

Saulnier origin = french "salt seller."

Savage origin = british "wild savage” original derivation = old french

Sawyer origin = british "one who saws."

Saxon origin = british "saxon origin = race of people of the short sword"

Sayer origin = british "assayer of metals" or "food taster".

Scaff origin = british "awkward, crooked, wild".

Scales origin = british "huts".

Scarf origin = british "cormorant".

Scarle origin = british form of scarlet.

Scarlet origin = british "scarlet," probably for favourite clothing, or for clothing made or sold.

Scarrow origin = british possibly from the old norse "skaera origin = =twilight)" or from a scottish term for "shadowy or faint light."

Schallert origin = german "noise maker, public announcer

Schell origin = german "roan horse/grey horse

Schmidt origin = german "smith

Schmutz origin = german or "dirt, mud

Schoen origin = german from sconi), "handsome one".

Schoen origin = german "beautiful, handsome

Schoen origin = german "beautiful

Schofield origin = british "field with a hut".

Scholes origin = german "farmer or clodhopper or soil

Schriver origin = german, dutch "scribe

Schuh origin = german "shoe," for a shoemaker.

Schultz origin = german from scultheizzo), "village mayor".

Schultz origin = german) "head of a village or magistrate

Schultz origin = german "village head

Schwartzbach origin = german "black brook."

Scott origin = british "from over the border or tattooed".

Scott origin = british nationality name for scots.

Scully origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'duibhscuile".

Seanlan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'scannail".

Search origin = british "sea ruler."

Searl(e) origin = british "armour

Searle origin = british "armor".

Seaton origin = british "place by the sea," places in england.

Sebastian origin = british "man from sebastia origin = =venerable)” original derivation = greek); saint sebastian.

Seeny origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'sionna".

Seiter origin = german diminuitive of siegfried origin = =victory and protection

Selbey origin = british "willow farm” original derivation = old norse), places in england.

Self origin = british "sea wolf," from viking settlements in northeast england.(germanic

Selwin origin = british "sylvan, of the woods” original derivation = latin

Severn origin = british "from land around the severn river."

Sewell origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'sewell".

Sexton origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'seisnain".

Sexton origin = british "sacristan".

Shade origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'sedna".

Shakespeare origin = british "brandish spear."

Shane origin = british from mac-seaghain origin = gaelic), "son of john".

Shap origin = british "heap origin = a nearby stone circle"

Sharman origin = british "shearer of nap off woollen cloth.".

Sharp(e) origin = british "sharp, keen, smart."

Sharrock origin = british "shore/short rock," place in england.

Shaw origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'seghdha".

Shaw origin = british "thicket, small wood."

Shawhan origin = british form of sharman.

She(a)rman origin = british "cloth shearer origin = from shearman"

Shea origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'seghdha".

Sheather origin = british "maker of sword sheaths."

Sheen origin = british "huts, sheds," places in england.

Sheffield origin = british "shed-field," or "sheep-field;" or "field bordering the river sheaf," places in england.

Shelby origin = british from scelf-byr origin = old norse), "village on a ledge".

Sheldon origin = british "steep-sided valley" or "flat-topped hill," places in england.

Shelley origin = british "clearing on a ledge/bank/plateau," places in england.

Shelton origin = british "place on ledge/plateau origin = shelf)," places in england.

Shepard origin = british "sheep herder, shephard".

Sheppard origin = british "sheep-herd, shepherd."

Sherlock origin = british "bright, fair hair."

Shipley origin = british "sheep pasture," places in england.

Shipman origin = british "shipworker, sailor" or "sheep-man, shephard."

Shippen origin = british "cattleshed byre".

Shirley origin = british "bright origin = thinly-grown) wood," places in england.

Shlaudecker origin = german "smart roofer

Shook/shuk origin = german from scuok), "shoemaker".

Shuter origin = british "strip or nook of land".

Sibley origin = british "sibyl is greek, one of the females acting as mouthpieces for the gods".

Siefert origin = german "soap boiler

Silva origin = spanish; portuguese; italian from silva origin = latin), "forest dweller".

Silver origin = british "silver smith".

Silvers origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'sullivan".

Simon origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macsimoin".

Simon origin = british "hearkening" or "little hyena” original derivation = hebrew); simon zelotes the apostle, real first name of saint peter.

Simpson origin = british diminuitive of "son of simon."

Sims origin = british son of origin = diminuitive) simon.

Sinclair origin = british diminuitive of "st. Clair."

Skelton origin = british "place on a bank/hill".

Skinner origin = british "skinner” original derivation = old norse

Skipper origin = british "jumper, dancer” original derivation = middle english); or, "shipmaster” original derivation = middle english from dutch

Smart origin = british "smart, brisk, prompt."

Smeaton origin = british "place/farm of the smiths".

Smith origin = british "metal worker," also found as anglicized version of german or other forms.

Smy origin = british form of smythe.

Smythe origin = british form of smith.

Snaith origin = british "piece, detached land".

Somers origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'sumaghain".

Somerville origin = british "sunny/south-facing village."

Sorrel origin = british "chestnutty, reddish brown".

Sorrels origin = british son of sorrel.

Sowell origin = british from solier origin = old french), "place of one story houses-a town in normandy, france".

Spalding origin = british "family/folk of a pioneer".

Sparks origin = british "sprighty, lively".

Sparrow origin = british "sparrow".

Spenser origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macspallane or macspealla".

Spillaine origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'spealain".

Springer origin = british "jumper, leaper".

Stacup origin = swedish "steelbelly/steelcoat," for the steel armour worn by mercenaries.

Stallcup origin = swedish form of stacup.

Stansfield origin = british "stony, stone's field".

Starker origin = british "firm, tough, stiff, harsh".

Starkey origin = british "firm, tough, stiff, harsh".

Steadman origin = british "farm man" or "groom/cavalryman origin = from steed man"

Steel(e) origin = british "steel-worker"; or, "firm, reliable."

Stephens origin = british "crown, wreath, garland".

Stewart origin = british "steward, keeper of a household."

Stieger origin = german "climber

Stiles origin = british "stile/ascent".

Stokes origin = british "of the stoc origin = =religious site, outlying settlement" stoke is a place in england.

Stone origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'mulclohy".

Stone origin = british "stone," for a dwelling near a large rock or cluster or rocks. Places in england.

Stoner origin = british "stone, from a dwelling near a prominent rock or stone".

Story origin = british "big, strong".

Straubhaar origin = german "hair standing on end

Street origin = british "roman road” original derivation = old english from latin), places in england.

Strickland origin = british "land for heifers," places in england.

Stroud origin = british "marshland overgrown with brushwood."

Stuart origin = british "steward," alternate form stewart.

Suckling origin = british "suckling, unweaned infant."

Sumner origin = british "summoner, officer summoning people to appear in court".

Sutherland origin = british "county, south land".

Swain origin = british "boy, servant” original derivation = from the old norse word sveinn); or, "swineherd".

Swainland origin = british "swain's place."

Swango origin = americanized german from schwangau, germany.

Swanny origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'suanaigh".

Swarsbrook. Possibly a form of schwartzbach.

Sweeney origin = british "son of peaceful” original derivation = irish

Sweet origin = british "sweet, pleasant".

Sweet origin = british "sweet, pleasant" - possibly sarcastic.

Sweitzer origin = british "man from switzerland".

Synan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macgilasinin".

Synder origin = german "tailor

T Tackit origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'tackney".

Talbot origin = british from a germanic name similar to "dalabod” original derivation = ='dale offer/command'

Tanguy origin = british "fire dog” original derivation = breton); saint tanguy.

Tarpy origin = british "descendant of tarpach origin = =sturdy person)” original derivation = irish

Tarpy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'tarpaigh".

Tarver origin = british "maker/seller/user of a talleras," which features a targuet.

Tarvin origin = british "boundary” original derivation = from welsh terfyn), name of place and river in england.

Tate origin = british derived from old english word tata; could mean "dear, glad, hilltop, dice, lock of hair, daddy or teat."

Tatom origin = british from tatham, place in england.

Taylor origin = british "tailor” original derivation = old french

Teague origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'teagha".

Teague origin = british "poet, philsopher” original derivation = irish

Tennant origin = british "tenant origin = owner of a tenement)” original derivation = old french

Tennyson origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macuaithnin".

Tenpenny origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'tiompain".

Tewksbury origin = british "tew=fat man".

Theiss origin = german form of matthias.

Theobold origin = british "people bold

Thomas origin = british "twin” original derivation = aramaic); often named after thomas becket.

Thompson origin = british "son of thomas."

Thorn origin = british "thorn, hawthorn," places in england.

Thornton origin = british "thorn town."

Thorpe origin = british "farm origin = especially 'outlying dairy farm')” original derivation = old english, old norse

Thring origin = british "slope with trees origin = literally tree-hanger)," place in england.

Tickner origin = british "dweller at the crossroads".

Tidd origin = british "shrubs, brushwood," places in england.

Tidwell origin = british from tidde-welle, "man of the people's spring".

Tiernan origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'tighearnain".

Tierney origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'tighearnaigh".

Tillman origin = british "tile maker" or "farmer".

Tilly origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'taichligha".

Timlin origin = british double diminuitive "timothy."

Timmons origin = british diminuintive of "timothy origin = =honored by god)".

Tindle origin = british form of tyndale.

Tinker origin = british form of tinker.

Tinnin origin = british possible form of tenant.

Tipton origin = british from tipa-tun, "farmstead of the boldest among the people".

Tisdale origin = british "flat land on the river tees."

Todd origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'toghdha".

Todd origin = british "bushy tailed fox" or "foxhunter".

Todd origin = british "fox," for foxhunter origin = middle english, old norse

Toffey origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'toghdha".

Tolan(d) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'tuathlain".

Toland origin = british "land on the river tone".

Tolbert origin = british "tol=unknown; bert =bright famous".

Torres origin = spanish "lives at or near a tower/spire".

Tosh origin = british possibly a form of toshach.

Toshach origin = british "chief, leader” original derivation = scots gaelic

Towe origin = british "vigorous, steadfast, stubborn".

Towel origin = british "little hill."

Tower origin = british "tower” original derivation = old english, old french); or, "tawer, leather-dresser” original derivation = old english

Towler origin = british "toller origin = one who collects taxes or tolls"

Towndrow origin = british "town row” original derivation = ie. Street

Towns origin = british "farm, village, town".

Townshend origin = british "end of the village/town, suburb."

Travers origin = british "crossing, tollgate".

Travis origin = british form of travers.

Tremaine origin = british "place/farm of the stone monolith” original derivation = cornish); in usa, may be an altered form of truman.

Trent origin = british "living on the bank of rivers called trent, across + journey".

Tricker origin = british "cunning, crafty person".

Tripper origin = british "dancer

Troy origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'turrain".

Troy origin = british "descendant of footsoldier” original derivation = irish); or "from troyes".

Trueman origin = british "trusty, faithful man."

Truman origin = british commoner form of trueman.

Tubb(e) origin = british "son of armed one."

Tucker origin = british "fuller," one who fulled and burled cloth.

Tudor origin = british welsh version of theodore origin = ='god's gift' via latinized greek

Tuell origin = british probably "descendant of tuathail origin = =people mighty)” original derivation = scots gaelic

Tully origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'taichligha".

Turnbull origin = british capable of turning a bull, either as part of a job or as a feat of daring.

Turner origin = british "turner origin = one who worked with a lathe)” original derivation = old french

Tyndale origin = british "valley of the tyne origin = =keltic for 'river'"

Tyrrell origin = british "stubborn person, derivative of to pull".

U Uelin origin = german "little owl

Underwood origin = british "below the wood".

Upshaw origin = british "upper grove or thicket."

V Valente, valez origin = spanish "son of velio" or "elevated place" or "shepard".

Valentine origin = british "strong, healthy” original derivation = latin); related to an ancient pagan love festival which was renamed after a roman martyr.

Van oosten origin = dutch) origin = german "from east

Vaughan origin = british "little” original derivation = old welsh

Veal(e) origin = british "calf" or "old” original derivation = old french

Veck origin = british "bishop” original derivation = old french

Velde origin = dutch "field” original derivation = dutch

Venable(s) origin = british "venables, hunting area," place in europe.

Verburg origin = dutch "from castle/strong building” original derivation = dutch

Vernon origin = british "alder tree” original derivation = gaulish), places in france.

Versh origin = british "daughter” original derivation = welsh

Vetters origin = german "cousin, kinsman

Vickers origin = british "vicar, substitute parish priest for the rector or religious house where tithes are given".

Victory origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "macnebo".

Vine origin = british "vine(yard)," for a worker in one origin = old french

Viner origin = british "dweller in a vineyard, vine grower."

Vines origin = british "vineyard or worker in one".

Vital origin = british "living, vital” original derivation = latin

Vogelsanger origin = british "bird meadow".

Volant origin = british "flying, agile, speedy."

Voyle origin = british "bald” original derivation = welsh

W Wacker origin = german from wacar), "watchful one".

Waddington origin = british "place of the men from waddow," places in england.

Wagner origin = british;german from waganari), "wagonmaker; wagon driver".

Wagner origin = german "wainright

Wainscott origin = british "carterwright or wagon" or "someone living in a house with these signs".

Wainwright origin = british "wain origin = wagon) maker."

Wait(e) origin = british "watchman” original derivation = old french

Wake origin = british "watchful, alert” original derivation = old english, old norse

Waldo origin = british, german "of the forest” original derivation = german); or "foreign servant/slave” original derivation = old english

Waldron origin = british "house in a wood".

Wale origin = british "foreign"); or, "choice, excellent, noble” original derivation = middle english); or, "ridge, bank".

Walford origin = british "stream, ford".

Walker origin = british "walker" - one who walked on cloth in troughs as part of the fulling process.

Walklet origin = british double diminuitive of "walho

Wallace origin = british scottish form of wallis.

Waller origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "maculahairg".

Wallis origin = british "celt, welshman, breton, foreigner” original derivation = old french

Walmsley origin = british "wood-lake clearing."

Walpole origin = british "pool by a origin = roman) wall," or "pool of the welsh," places in england.

Walter origin = british "rule army/people" normanized

Walton origin = british "place of the welsh/slaves/serfs"; or, "place of the wood/by a wall/with a wall/by a stream origin = well" wal origin = foreigner) is the term invading anglo-saxons used to describe indigenous britons.

Ward origin = british "watchman"; or, "guardhouse, fortress." in ireland, form of mcward origin = ="son of the bard

Warden origin = british "watch/look-out hill," places in england.

Wardrobe origin = british "man in charge of the robes of a household” original derivation = old french

Ware origin = british "wary, cautious, prudent".

Warfield origin = british "field of the wrens' stream," place in england.

Warner origin = british "warin army

Warner origin = german "a warner

Warren origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'byrne".

Warren origin = british common form of warrenne.

Warrenne origin = british "from la varenne origin = =sandy soil, game preserve)," place in france origin = gaulish

Washbourne origin = british "stream for washing clothes/sheep".

Washington origin = british "place/farm of the family of wassa," places in england.

Wasson origin = british, finnish, german, swedish "son of waso origin = =sharp) or wace origin = =watchful)"; or, "from waso, finland"; or form of watson.

Watkins origin = british "from water".

Watling origin = british "son of wetla origin = =he of the short sword"

Watrous origin = british form of waterhouse - one story states that this alternate spelling was adopted when members of the waterhouse family were on opposite sides in the american civil war.

Watson origin = british "son of watt."

Watt origin = british diminuitive of "walter."

Weakley origin = british "wych-elm wood/clearing."

Weatherford origin = british "river crossing for a wether origin = neutered ram"

Webb(e) origin = british "weaver."

Webber origin = british, german "weaver." the "er" ending indicates that this surname is of more recent origins than webb.

Webster origin = british "weaver".

Webster origin = british "female weaver origin = from web and spinster"

Weeks origin = british derived from wick.

Weems origin = british "caves” original derivation = gaelic

Welch origin = british commoner form of welsh.

Wellen origin = british "someone living near a spring".

Welsh origin = british "celtic, welsh, british, foreign."

Welter origin = german "from the origin = town of) welt

Wenzel origin = german from wenceslava origin = old slavic), "garland of glory".

Westley origin = british "western wood/clearing".

Wey origin = british "at the heathen temple".

Whiney origin = british "whin-covered hill," places in england.

Whitaker origin = british "white field" or "wheat field"; places in england.

White origin = british "white, of hair or complexion."

Whitlow origin = british from hwit-hloew, "white soil hill or burial mound".

Whitmore origin = british "white moor/mere".

Whitney origin = british "(at the) white island" or "white's island."

Whittier origin = british "white tawer, dresser of skins in white leather".

Wick(e) origin = british "abode, hamlet, dairy-farm"; in scotland could be "creek, inlet, corner of land” original derivation = old norse

Widergren origin = swedish "wide green branch of family tree" - meaning??.

Wiederin origin = german "wied=withe or willow tree

Wilcox origin = british "william=will/resolve + cock=hilltop or jest".

Wildber origin = british form of wildbore.

Wildbore origin = british "wild boar," for ferociousness or pride.

Wilkinson origin = british "son of origin = diminuitive) will."

Will origin = british diminuitive of "william."

Willard origin = british "will/resolve bold" normanized

William origin = british "will/resolve helmet" normanized); william the conqueror.

Williard origin = british form of willard.

Williford origin = british "will, desire + helmet protection” original derivation = norman

Willing origin = british form of williford.

Willoughby origin = british "farm in the willows".

Wilson origin = british "son of will."

Winn origin = british "friend."

Winter origin = british "winter, being born in a hard winter or white haired".

Wirth origin = german "landlord

Witty origin = british "wise, skillful."

Wohlgemuth origin = german "happy disposition

Wolf(e) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "mactyre".

Wolfgang origin = german "wolf + gait

Wolfgang from wolf-gang, "advancing wolf".

Wood(s) origin = british possibly a modern form of the ancient irish name "o'coilligh".

Woodiwiss origin = british "faun, satyr, troll, woodwose," for a wild man.

Woodruff origin = british "woodruff, snoot scented herb".

Woods origin = british "of the wood" or "crazy".

Woodward origin = british "woodkeeper, forester".

Wool(l)e(r)y origin = british "wolf meadow."

Wooldridge origin = british "wolf, powerful".

Wootton origin = british "place/farm in or by the woods".

Workman origin = british "workman, builder."

Worstell origin = british "wide forest" .

Worthy origin = british a worth was an enclosure; the name may come from one of the many places in england ending in -worth.

Wren origin = british "wren bird" or "shrewd" or "singer".

Wright origin = british "craftsman, builder

Wroe origin = british "remote place

Wunder origin = german "wonder, miracle

Wurst origin = german "sausage," for a sausage maker/seller.

Wyatt origin = british "abode, hamlet".

Wynn(e) origin = british "white” original derivation = welsh); or, form of winn.

Y Yancey origin = french/native american "englishman".

Yauger origin = german form of jagger.

Yeo origin = british "river, stream." name of over 20 places in devonshire, england.

York(e) origin = british british eburac origin = =yew tree), latinzied, mistranslated by anglo-saxons as eoforwic origin = =wild boar wick), then scandinavized by vikings to "vorvik", finally became "york." english city and county.

Young(e) origin = british "young," perhaps meant as a synonym to 'junior'.

Ysla origin = spanish "small place or governmental unit".

Z Zelensky origin = russian from ziel origin = old slavic), "from the green place".

Zeller origin = british "seller."

Zillwood origin = british derived from "sealwudu . Meaning = sallow wood

Zimmerman origin = german "carpenter

Zirkus origin = german or "circus, or hurly-burly

Zurbuchen origin = german "by the beech tree

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