Surnames Categorized "red"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include red.
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ČERVENY Czech
Means "red" in Czech.
COUCH Cornish
From Cornish cough "red", indicating the original bearer had red hair.
FLANAGAN Irish
From Irish Ó Flannagáin meaning "descendant of Flannagán". Flannagán is a given name meaning "red". From County Roscommon in Ireland, it has many other spellings.
FOX English
From the name of the animal. It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a crafty person.
FUCHS German
From Old High German fuhs meaning "fox". It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair.
HIMURA Japanese
From Japanese (hi) meaning "scarlet, dark red" and (mura) meaning "town, village".
KOKKINOS Greek
From a nickname meaning "red" in Greek.
Ó RUADHÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of RUADHÁN" in Irish.
RADCLIFF English
From various place names in England that mean "red cliff" in Old English.
READ (1) English
Means "red" from Middle English read, probably denoting a person with red hair or complexion.
ROIG Catalan
Means "red" in Catalan, from Latin rubeus, originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a red complexion.
ROJO Spanish
Means "red" in Spanish, referring to the colour of the hair or complexion.
ROOIJAKKERS Dutch
Means "red field", from Dutch rood "red" and akker "field".
ROSA Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan form of ROSE (1).
ROSALES Spanish
Means "rose bushes" in Spanish.
ROSE (1) English, French, German, Jewish
Means "rose" from Middle English, Old French and Middle High German rose, all from Latin rosa. All denote a person of a rosy complexion or a person who lived in an area abundant with roses. As a Jewish surname it is ornamental, from Yiddish רויז (roiz).
ROSSI Italian
Derived from a nickname for a red-haired person, from Italian rosso, Latin russus meaning "red". This is the most common surname in Italy.
ROTH German, Jewish
From Middle High German rot meaning "red". It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair.
ROTHENBERG German, Jewish
From Middle High German rot meaning "red" and berg meaning "mountain". As a Jewish name it may be ornamental.
ROTHSCHILD Jewish
From Middle High German rot "red" and schilt "shield", or Yiddish רויט (roit) and שילד (shild). The famous Rothschild family of bankers took their name from a house with a red shield on it.
ROUX French
Derived from Old French ros meaning "red", from Latin russus, a nickname for a red-haired person.
ROWAN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó RUADHÁIN.
ROY (2) Scottish
From Gaelic ruadh meaning "red-haired".
RUANE Irish
Anglicized form of Ó RUADHÁIN.
RUBIO Spanish
Nickname for a person with red hair, from Latin rubeus "red".
RUSSELL English
From a Norman French nickname that meant "little red one", perhaps originally describing a person with red hair.
SCARLETT English
Denoted a person who sold or made clothes made of scarlet, a kind of cloth, possibly derived from Persian سقرلاط (saghrilat).
VÖRÖS Hungarian
Means "red" in Hungarian, referring to a person with red hair or face.
VOSS German
From Middle Low German vos meaning "fox". It was originally a nickname for a clever person or a person with red hair.
ZHU Chinese
From Chinese (zhū) meaning "vermilion red, cinnabar" and also referring to the ancient state of Zhu, which existed in what is now Shandong province. This was the surname of the emperors of the Ming dynasty.