This is a list of surnames in which the categories include brave.
From Middle High German bër "bear"
or ber "boar"
. This was originally a nickname for a strong or brave person.
Derived from the given name HEARD
. A famous bearer was American president Warren G. Harding (1865-1923).
HARDY English, French
From Old French and Middle English hardi
meaning "bold, daring, hardy"
, of Germanic origin.
From Old English cene
meaning "bold, brave"
Means "son of Orti"
, a byname deriving either from Latin fortis
meaning "brave, strong" or fortunius
Derived from Old French preu
meaning "valiant, brave"