This is a list of surnames in which the categories include hamilton.
HAMILTON English, Scottish
From an English place name, derived from Old English hamel
"crooked, mutilated" and dun
"hill". This was the name of a town in Leicestershire, England (which no longer exists).
Means "son of MAUD
". A famous bearer of this surname was the fourth American president James Madison (1751-1836).
From a place name meaning "settlement belonging to Wassa's people", from the given name WASSA
and Old English tun
meaning "enclosure, yard, town". A famous bearer was George Washington (1732-1799), the first president of the United States.