From a place name that was derived from Spanish águila
, ultimately from Latin aquila
From Middle English baili
, which comes via Old French from Latin baiulus
From the English place name Cawston
, derived from the Old Norse given name KÁLFR
combined with Old English tun
meaning "enclosure, yard, town".
, from Old English clerec
meaning "priest", ultimately from Latin clericus
. A famous bearer was William Clark (1770-1838), an explorer of the west of North America.
GLASS English, German
From Old English glæs
or Old High German glas
. This was an occupational name for a glass blower or glazier.
Occupational name for a dealer in oats, derived from Old High German habaro
"oat" and korn
MATA Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan
From Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan mata
meaning "trees, shrubs"
, possibly from Late Latin matta
meaning "reed mat".
Occupational name for a trader in textiles, from Old French mercier
, derived from Latin merx
Nickname for a man of moderate means, from Yiddish, ultimately from Old High German mittil "means, resources"
From Old French plat
meaning "flat, thin"
, from Late Latin plattus
, from Greek πλατύς (platys)
meaning "wide, broad, flat". This may have been a nickname or a topographic name for someone who lived near a flat feature.
From Old English, indicated the original nearer lived on sandy ground.
Name for a person who lived near a prominent stone or worked with stone, derived from Old English stan
Derived from Old French tailleur
, ultimately from Latin taliare
From any of the various places in England by this name, meaning "thorn town" in Old English.
Originally given to one who came from the town of Tipton, derived from the Old English given name Tippa
combined with tun
"enclosure, yard, town".