Surnames Categorized "animals"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include animals.
From Middle High German bër
"bear" or ber
"boar". This was originally a nickname for a strong or brave person.
Occupational name for a person who raised or hunted birds.
BUCKLEY (2) Irish
From Irish Ó Buachalla
meaning "descendant of Buachaill", a nickname meaning "cowherd, servant".
From a nickname for a person who acted like a bull.
From a nickname derived from French chevalier
meaning "knight", itself from cheval
meaning "horse", ultimately from Latin caballus
From the name of the animal. It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a crafty person.
Means "male deer". It was originally acquired by a person who lived in a place frequented by harts, or bore some resemblance to a hart.
Originally a nickname for a person who had a hawk-like appearance or who acted in a fierce manner.
From the Middle English words pecok
which mean "peacock". It was originally a nickname for a proud or haughty person.
WOLF German, English
From Middle High German or Middle English wolf
meaning "wolf", or else from a Germanic given name beginning with this element.