Surnames Starting with H
HUNTER English, Scottish
Occupational name which referred to someone who hunted for a living, from Old English hunta
From a Middle English place name meaning "thicket of trees". First recorded instance of the name is in the Domesday Book for a Thomas De Hurst.
Refers to one who followed the teachings of the Bohemian religious reformer, Jan Huss.
From the name of a town in Cheshire. The final element is Old English leah
"woodland, clearing", while the first element might be hux
"insult, scorn". A famous bearer was the British author Aldous Huxley (1894-1963).
Derived from the name of an English place meaning "hook post" (Old English hoc
"hook" and stapol