Surnames Categorized "authors"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include authors.
FROST English, German
From Old English and Old High German, a nickname for a person who had a cold personality or a white beard.
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll
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).
TRAVERS English, French
From an English and French place name that described a person who lived near a bridge or ford, or occasionally as an occupational name for the collector of tolls at such a location. The place name is derived from Old French traverser
(which comes from Late Latin transversare
), which means "to cross".