Surnames Categorized "word names"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include word names.
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ARCHER English
Occupational name for one who practiced archery, from Latin arcus "bow" (via Old French).
BANNER English
Occupational name for a flag carrier, derived from Old French baniere meaning "banner", ultimately of Germanic origin.
From the occupation, derived from Middle English carpentier (ultimately from Latin carpentarius meaning "carriage maker").
DEAN (2) English
Occupational surname meaning "dean", referring to a person who either was a dean or worked for one. It is from Middle English deen (ultimately from Latin decanus meaning "chief of ten").
LITTLE English
Meaning simply "little", it was originally a nickname given to a short person.
POND English
Originally referred to one who lived near a pond.
Derived from city of Stirling, which is itself of unknown meaning.
VERITY English
From a nickname meaning "truth", perhaps given originally to a truthful person.
WEST English, German
Denoted a person who lived to the west of something, or who came from the west.