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Indicated a person who lived near an abbey or worked in an abbey, from Middle English abbeye
From the name of a town in Derbyshire, derived from Old English meaning "Abba's island".
ACKER German, English
Denoted a person who lived near a field, derived from Middle English aker
or Middle High German acker
Means "ploughman", derived from Middle English aker
"field" and man
Habitational name for a person from the village of Ainsworth near Manchester, itself from the Old English given name Ægen
From the name of various English towns, derived from Old English æppel
"apple" and Old Norse býr
From the name of several English towns, meaning "orchard" in Old English (a compound of æppel
"apple" and tun
Probably from an unidentified place name meaning "up tower" in Old English.
Occupational name for one who practiced archery, from Latin arcus
"bow" (via Old French).
Occupational name for a chest maker, from Middle English arc
meaning "chest, coffer" and wyrhta
meaning "maker, craftsman".
Means "hermitage", indicating a person who lived near one, from Middle English ermite
"hermit" and stede
From the name of a town in Cambridgeshire, originally meaning "Earna's settlement" in Old English (Earna
being a person's nickname meaning "eagle").
From Old English æsc
meaning "ash tree", indicating a person who lived near ash trees.
Denoted a person hailing from one of the many places in England which bear this name... [more]
From an English place name meaning "ash enclosure" in Old English.
Means "at the way", originally denoting someone who lived close to a road.
Means "dweller at the fortified town" from Middle English at
Means "bakery", an occupational name for a baker, from Old English bacan
"to bake" and hus
From various English place names, all derived from Old English bagga
"bag, badger" combined with leah
From Middle English baili
meaning "bailiff", which comes via Old French from Latin baiulus
Occupational name for a baker, derived from Middle English bakere
Habitational name derived from any of various places called Bancroft, derived from Old English bean
meaning "beans" and croft
meaning "paddock, smallholding".
Occupational name for a flag carrier, derived from Old French baniere
meaning "banner", ultimately of Germanic origin.
From the name a village lying between Ashton-under-Lyne and Oldham, in the County of Lancashire, England... [more]
From Middle English bark(en)
"to tan", an occupational name for a leather tanner.
Derived from a number of English place names which variously mean "barley hill", "barn hill", "boar clearing" or "barley clearing".
Derived from place originating from Old English bœrnet
"cleared by burning".
Derived from Middle English meaning "dispute", originally given to a quarrelsome person.
From the name of English places called Battle
, so named because they were sites of battles.
From a nickname for a person with a big nose, from Middle English beke
From the name of a place in Lancashire, from Old English beos
"bent grass" and leah
BECK (4) English
From Old English becca
"pick-axe", an occupational surname.
From a nickname given to an archer meaning "bend the bow", later shortened to Benbow.
From a place name meaning "clearing covered with bent grass" in Old English... [more]
Derived from a place name which was derived from Old English burh
Derived from a place name meaning "beaver stream" in Old English.
Occupational name for a person who raised or hunted birds.
Means either "black" (from Old English blœc
) or "pale" (from Old English blac
Habitational name from Blidworth in Nottinghamshire, which was derived from the Old English given name Blīþa
combined with worð
After the Saxon conquest of England, two brothers by the name of Blocc established a town, named Blocc's Hamlet... [more]
From a nickname for a person with blue eyes or blue clothing.
Nickname for a wine drinker, from Old French boi
, a form of the verb boivre
"to drink", and vin
From any of the places in England called Bolton, meaning "house settlement".
Occupational name for a peasant farmer, from Middle English bonde
BONNER English, French
Of Norman French origin with the original Bonners arriving in Britain during the Norman Conquest in the 11th century... [more]
Name for a man who was associated with a both
, Middle English meaning "hut".
Occupational name for an archer, derived from Middle English bow
, Old English boga
From Old French bois
meaning "wood", originally given to someone who lived by or in a wood.
Derived from a place name which meant "broad ford" in Old English.
From a place name meaning "hill covered with broom" in Old English.
Means "brass worker", derived from Old English brœs
From a place name derived from Cornish bre
BRECKENRIDGE Scottish, Irish, English
Habitational name for someone from Brackenrig in Lanarkshire, named with the northern Middle English braken
meaning "bracken" (from the Old Norse brækni
), and rigg
meaning "ridge" (from the Old Norse hryggr
), or from a similarly named place located in northern England.
Originally derived from an English place name derived from a Celtic word meaning "hill".
Originally referred to one who came from Brigham (meaning "homestead by the bridge"); the name of places in Cumberland and Yorkshire.
From the name of a city in England meaning "site of the bridge".
Possibly means "bright place", from brihs
"pleasant, bright" and stow
"stead, place"... [more]
Originally given to a person who was a Briton (a Celt of England) or a Breton (an inhabitant of Brittany).
Derived from Old English brocc
meaning "badger", ultimately of Celtic origin.
Denoted a person who lived near a brook, a word derived from Old English broc
From Middle English brown
meaning "brown" and lowe
, from Old English hlaw
, meaning "small hill"... [more]
Occupational name for a scribe, derived from Middle English bulle
Derived from Norman French de Bon Coer
meaning "of a good heart".
English place name derived from the Old English meaning "fortified town".
Given to a person who lived in or near bushes.
Occupational name for a butcher, derived from Old French bouchier
BUTLER English, Irish
From the Middle English word botte
, which means "a vat or large trough used to contain wine"... [more]
From various English place names derived from Old English ceald
"cold" and well
"spring, stream, well".
From the ecclesiastical usage of canon
, referring to a church official.
Habitational name for someone from Cantrell in Devon, from an unknown first element and Old English hyll
From the occupation, derived from Middle English carpentier
(ultimately from Latin carpentarius
meaning "carriage maker").
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French cartier
CARVER (1) English
Occupational surname for a carver, from Middle English kerve
From a place name meaning "cold field", from Old English ceald
"cold" and feld
Occupational name for one who made leggings, derived from Old French chausse
Indicated a person who lived near a causeway, from Middle English caucey
Derived from a place name meaning "dairy farm belonging to CHAD
" in Old English.
Occupational name for one who looked after the master bedroom, from Norman French cambrelain
Occupational name for one who looked after the master bedroom, from Norman French cambre
Occupational surname meaning "candle seller" or "candle maker" in Middle English, ultimately derived from Old French.
Occupational name for a merchant, from Old English ceapmann
Occupational name for a hunter, from Middle English chase
From the English word, it probably referred to a person who lived close to a church.
Means "cleric" or "scribe", from Old English clerec
meaning "priest", ultimately from Latin clericus... [more]
Means simply "clay", originally referring to a person who lived near or worked with of clay.
Derived from a place name which meant "ford by a cliff" in Old English.
Derived from a place name meaning "settlement by a cliff" in Old English.
Derived from a place name meaning "settlement on the River Glyme" in Old English.
Topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure of some sort, such as (in towns), a courtyard set back from the main street or (in county districts) a farmyard.
From a medieval English byname meaning "lump".
COKES (1) English
Derived from the Middle English hypocoristic suffix -coke(s)
which meant "cockerel" possibly denoting someone who strutted around like a cockerel... [more]
Occupational name for an examiner or inspector, derived from Middle English connere
Derived from the Old Norse given name Kóri
, of unknown meaning.
Derived from the occupation then known as cotter
, which means "cottager", a farming small landowner.
COURTENAY (1) English
From the name of towns in France which were originally derivatives of the Gallo-Roman personal name Curtenus
, itself derived from Latin curtus
COWDEN English, Scottish
From various place names meaning either "coal valley", "coal hill", or "cow pasture" in Old English.
Derived from the medieval nickname cok
which meant "rooster"... [more]
Means "quiet, shy, coy" from Middle English coi
CRAWFORD English Next Page >
From a place name derived from Old English crawa
"crow" and ford