From the Turkish word binici
meaning "rider, horseman"
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-).
From Irish Ó Deoráin
meaning "descendant of Deoradhán"
, where Deoradhán
is a given name meaning "exile, wanderer".
From Irish Ó hEidirsceóil
meaning "descendant of the messenger"
Means "son of the pilgrim"
from Bulgarian хаджия (hadzhiya)
meaning "pilgrim", ultimately derived from Arabic حجّي (hajji)
From Irish Ó hAllmhuráin
meaning "descendant of Allmhurán"
. The given name Allmhurán
means "stranger from across the sea".
From a nickname for a person who took big steps, from Finnish laukka
meaning "canter, gallop"
From the Irish Ó Marcaigh
meaning "descendant of Marcach"
, a given name meaning "horse rider".
in Czech, from the verb navrátit
"to return", perhaps used to denote a person who came home following a long absence.
, ultimately from Latin palma
"palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.
Means "pilgrim, traveller"
in Italian, ultimately from Latin peregrinus
Nickname for a person who was a pilgrim, ultimately from Latin peregrinus
Means "walk, wander, stroll"
in Czech. This was an occupational name for a travelling tradesman.
From Russian путь (put)
meaning "road, path"
. This surname is borne by the Russian president Vladimir Putin (1952-).
From the unattested Old English given name Sæfaru
, derived from the Old English elements sæ
"sea, ocean" and faru
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"
WADE (2) English
From the Old English given name Wada
, a derivative of the word wadan
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".
From Old English weg
meaning "way, road, path"