Surnames Categorized "actors"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include actors.
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BARNESEnglish
Denoted a person who worked or lived in a barn. The word barn is derived from Old English bere "barley" and ærn "dwelling".
BLACKEnglish
Means either "black" (from Old English blæc) or "pale" (from Old English blac). It could refer to a person with a pale or a dark complexion, or a person who worked with black dye.
BROWNEnglish
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin. A notable bearer is Charlie Brown from the 'Peanuts' comic strip by Charles Schulz.
CARTEREnglish
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French caretier.
CHEVALIERFrench
From a nickname derived from French chevalier meaning "knight", itself from cheval meaning "horse", ultimately from Latin caballus.
CRAIGScottish
Derived from Gaelic creag meaning "crag, rocks", originally belonging to a person who lived near a crag.
ELLIOTTEnglish
Derived from a diminutive of the given name ELIAS.
EVERETTEnglish
From the given name EVERARD.
FLEMINGEnglish
Given to a person who was a Fleming, that is a person who was from FLANDERS in the Netherlands.
FROSTEnglish, German
From Old English and Old High German meaning "frost", a nickname for a person who had a cold personality or a white beard.
FRYEnglish
From Old English frig (a variant of freo) meaning "free".
GRAYEnglish
From a nickname for a person who had grey hair or grey clothes.
GREENEnglish
Descriptive name for someone who often wore the colour green or someone who lived near the village green.
HILLEnglish
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll.
KEENEnglish
From Old English cene "bold, brave".
LOWELLEnglish
Derived from a Norman French nickname, from lou "wolf" and a diminutive suffix.
MORRISEnglish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Derived from the given name MAURICE.
NELSONEnglish
Means "son of NEIL". This name was borne by the British admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805).
PARKEREnglish
Means "keeper of the park" in Middle English. It is an occupational name for a man who was the gamekeeper at the medieval park.
PARSONSEnglish
Originally denoted a person who served as a parson.
ROGERSEnglish
Derived from the given name ROGER.
SADLEREnglish
Occupational name for a make of saddles, from Old English sadol "saddle".
SCOTTEnglish, Scottish
Originally given to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic.
STACYEnglish
Derived from Stace, a medieval form of EUSTACE.
SUTTONEnglish
From various English place names meaning "south town".
TAYLOREnglish
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
THOMASEnglish, French
Derived from the given name THOMAS.
WATSONEnglish, Scottish
Patronymic derived from the Middle English given name Wat or Watt, a diminutive of the name WALTER.
WILSONEnglish
Means "son of WILL".
ZEGERSDutch
Means "son of SIEGER".
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