Surnames Categorized "animals"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include animals.
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BÄHR     German
From Middle High German bër "bear" or ber "boar". This was originally a nickname for a strong or brave person.
BIRD     English
Occupational name for a person who raised or hunted birds.
BUCKLEY (1)     English
From an English place name derived from bucc "buck, male deer" and leah "woodland, clearing".
BUCKLEY (2)     Irish
From Irish Ó Buachalla meaning "descendant of Buachaill", a nickname meaning "cowherd, servant".
BULL     English
From a nickname for a person who acted like a bull.
CHEVALIER     French
From a nickname derived from French chevalier meaning "knight", itself from cheval meaning "horse", ultimately from Latin caballus.
FISKER     Danish
Means "fisherman" in Danish.
FOX     English
From the name of the animal. It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a crafty person.
HART     English
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.
HAWK     English
Originally a nickname for a person who had a hawk-like appearance or who acted in a fierce manner.
PEACOCK     English
From the Middle English words pecok and pocok 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.
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