Surnames Categorized "water"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include water.
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
From the name of a town in Yorkshire meaning "mud town".
Means "mouth of the river", from Japanese 川 (kawa)
meaning "river, stream" and 口 (kuchi)
meaning "mouth, entrance".
From Japanese 小 (ko)
meaning "small" and 泉 (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".
Designated a person who had originally lived near the mouth of the Roe River in Derry, Ireland.
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.