Surnames Categorized "travel"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include travel.
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ALFERO Italian
From the given name ADALFARUS.
BİNİCİ Turkish
From the Turkish word binici meaning "rider, horseman".
CARTER English
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French caretier. A famous bearer is the former American president Jimmy Carter (1924-).
CAVALCANTE Italian
Derived from Italian cavalcare "to ride".
DORAN Irish
From Irish Ó Deoráin meaning "descendant of Deoradhán", where Deoradhán is a given name meaning "exile, wanderer".
DRISCOLL Irish
From Irish Ó hEidirsceóil meaning "descendant of the messenger".
FARALDO Italian
From a given name, ultimately the Germanic name FARVALD.
FERNÁNDEZ Spanish
Means "son of FERNANDO".
HADZHIEV Bulgarian
Means "son of the pilgrim" from Bulgarian хаджия (hadzhiya) meaning "pilgrim", ultimately derived from Arabic حجّي (hajji).
HALLORAN Irish
From Irish Ó hAllmhuráin meaning "descendant of Allmhurán". The given name Allmhurán means "stranger from across the sea".
KÓBOR Hungarian
From Hungarian kóbor meaning "wanderer, ranger".
LAUKKANEN Finnish
From a nickname for a person who took big steps, from Finnish laukka meaning "canter, gallop".
MARKEY Irish
From the Irish Ó Marcaigh meaning "descendant of Marcach", a given name meaning "horse rider".
NAVRÁTIL Czech
Means "returned" in Czech, from the verb navrátit "to return", perhaps used to denote a person who came home following a long absence.
PALMER English
Means "pilgrim", ultimately from Latin palma "palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.
PELLEGRINO Italian
Means "pilgrim, traveller" in Italian, ultimately from Latin peregrinus.
PILGRIM English
Nickname for a person who was a pilgrim, ultimately from Latin peregrinus.
PROCHÁZKA Czech
Means "walk, wander, stroll" in Czech. This was an occupational name for a travelling tradesman.
PROUDFOOT English
Nickname for a person with a proud step.
RIDER English
Variant of RYDER.
ROMERO Spanish
Derived from Spanish romero meaning "pilgrim to ROME".
SEAVER English
From the unattested Old English given name Sæfaru, derived from the Old English elements "sea, ocean" and faru "journey".
TORNINCASA Italian
From a medieval Italian name given to a boy born after the death of a previous one, derived from Italian ritorna in casa "come back home".
TRAVERS English, French
From an English and French place name that described a person who lived near a bridge or ford, or occasionally as an occupational name for the collector of tolls at such a location. The place name is derived from Old French traverser (which comes from Late Latin transversare), which means "to cross".
TRAVERSE French
French variant of TRAVERS.
WADE (2) English
From the Old English given name Wada, a derivative of the word wadan "to go".
WALKER English
Occupational name for a person who walked on damp raw cloth in order to thicken it. It is derived from Middle English walkere, Old English wealcan meaning "to move".
WASH English
Derived from the Norman name WAZO.
WAY English
From Old English weg meaning "way, road, path".