Surnames Categorized "will and grace characters"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include will and grace characters.
Originally indicated someone who lived near a hillside or a bank of land.
From Irish Ó Caiside
meaning "descendant of Caiside". Caiside
is a given name meaning "curly haired".
DAVIS English, Scottish
Means "son of DAVID
". This was the surname of the revolutionary jazz trumpet player Miles Davis (1926-1991).
Referred to a person who was born free, or in other words was not a serf.
Means "son of JOHN
". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
From a Scottish clan name, earlier Lesselyn
, derived from a place name in Aberdeenshire, itself probably from Gaelic leas celyn
meaning "garden of holly".
From Spanish sala
meaning "hall" and Basque zahar
meaning "old". It can also refer to the town of Salazar in Burgos, Spain, which is of the same origin.
STEIN German, Jewish
From Old High German stein
meaning "stone". It might indicate the original bearer lived near a prominent stone or worked as a stonecutter. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.
Means "trusty man" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972).
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".