Surnames Categorized "place names"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include place names.
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AYERS (3) English
Indicated a person from the town of Ayr in Scotland. The town was named for the river which flows through it, itself derived from an Indo-European root meaning "water".
BOON (2) English
Originally indicated a person from the town of Bohon, in Manche in France. The town's name is of unknown origin.
BUCKLEY (1) English
From an English place name derived from bucc "buck, male deer" and leah "woodland, clearing".
BURNHAM English
From the name of various towns in England, typically derived from Old English burna "stream, spring" and ham "home".
HORTON English
From the names of various places in England which are derived from Old English horh "dirt, mud" and tun "enclosure, yard, town".
KEITH Scottish
From a place name which is probably derived from the Brythonic element cet meaning "wood". This was the surname of a long line of Scottish nobles.
LANGDON English
Derived from an Old English place name meaning "long hill" (effectively meaning "ridge").
LANGLEY (1) English
From any of the various places with this name, all derived from Old English lang "long" and leah "woodland, clearing".
LATERZA Italian
Typical of southern Italy: it comes from the place name Laterza, a town near Taranto in the Puglia region.
LYNDON English
Originally from a place name meaning "linden tree hill" in Old English.
MEDINA Spanish
From the name of a Spanish city, whose name is derived from the Arabic word for "city".
MILANO Italian
Originally indicated someone who came from MILAN.
MONROE Scottish
Designated a person who had originally lived near the mouth of the Roe River in Derry, Ireland.
MURRAY (1) Scottish
Derived from the region in Scotland called Moray meaning "seaboard settlement". A notable bearer of this surname was General James Murray (1721-1794), who was the first British Governor-General of Canada.
NORTHROP English
From the name of a town in England meaning "north farm".
PEAK English
Originally indicated a dweller by a pointed hill, from Old English peac "peak". It could also denote a person from the Peak District in Derbyshire, England.
PRESCOTT English
From the name of various English places meaning "priest's cottage" in Old English.
RHODES English
Topographic name derived from Old English rod meaning "cleared land", or a locational name from any of the locations named with this word.
SANDOVAL Spanish
Derived from the name of a town in Spain, ultimately from Latin saltus "forest, glade" and novalis "unploughed land".
SUTTON English
From various English place names meaning "south town".
TRENT English
Denoted one who lived near the River Trent in England.
ZELLWEGER German (Swiss)
Originally denoted a person from the Appenzell region of Switzerland. The place name is derived from Latin abbatis cella meaning "estate of the abbot". A famous bearer is actress Renée Zellweger (1969-).