Surnames Categorized "water"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include water.
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ANKERDutch, Danish, Norwegian
Metonymic surname for a sailor, meaning "anchor" in Dutch, Danish and Norwegian.
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".
From the name of various towns in England, typically derived from Old English burna "stream, spring" and ham "home".
Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhghlas, which meant "dark river" from dubh "dark" and glais "water, river" (an archaic word related to glas "grey, green"). This is the name of various places in Scotland, such as a tributary of the River Clyde.
Means "fisherman" in Danish.
From Japanese (hisa) meaning "long time ago" and (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
From the names of various places in England which are derived from Old English horh "dirt, mud" and tun "enclosure, yard, town".
From Japanese (ike) meaning "pool, pond" and (ta) meaning "field".
From Japanese (ishi) meaning "stone" and (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Means "mouth of the river", from Japanese (kawa) meaning "river, stream" and (kuchi) meaning "mouth, entrance".
From Japanese (ko) meaning "small" and (izumi) meaning "spring, fountain". A notable bearer of this name is Junichiro Koizumi (1942-), who was Prime Minister of Japan.
From Irish Ó Loingsigh meaning "descendant of Loingseach", a given name meaning "mariner".
From Japanese (mizu) meaning "water" and (shima) meaning "island".
Designated a person who had originally lived near the mouth of the Roe River in Derry, Ireland.
MOORE (1)English
From Middle English mor meaning "open land, bog".
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.
Referred to one who dwelt near a pond.
From Japanese (shi) meaning "clear, pure, clean" and (mizu) meaning "water".
Denoted one who lived near the River Trent in England.
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