Surnames Categorized "matronymics"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include matronymics.
Variant of EMMETT
. This name was borne by the Irish nationalist Robert Emmet (1778-1803).
Matronymic surname derived from the old feminine name Ibota, which in turn was derived from ISABEL
, the oldest form of ELIZABETH
to be introduced into England.
Means "son of MAUD
". A famous bearer of this surname was the fourth American president James Madison (1751-1836).
Originally derived from the medieval given name Royse
, a variant of ROSE