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 place name, probably derived from Gaelic leas celyn
meaning "garden of holly".
SALAZAR Spanish, Portuguese
Means "dweller in the old hall" from the Romance word sala
meaning "hall" and the Basque zahar
meaning "old". It can also refer to Salazar in Burgos, Spain.
STEIN German, Jewish
From the Old High German word stein
meaning "stone". It is common in German-Jewish names like Bernstein and Orenstein.
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".