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Means "dweller by the abbey" or "worker at the abbey" from the Middle English abbeye, abbaye
Originally the name was D'Aubigne
and is found as the name of towns in four locations in France... [more]
ACKER English, German
Denoted a person who lived near a field, derived from Middle English acker
or Old High German ackar
meaning "field" (related to the word acre
Habitational name for someone who lived in a place named Ainsworth near Manchester, from the Old English given name Ægen
Derived from the Anglo-Saxon given name Ælfwig
meaning "elf battle".
Referred to someone who lived by or tended an apple orchard.
Occupational name for a chest maker, from Middle English arc
meaning "chest, bin" and wright
meaning "maker, craftsman".
ARMISTEAD English, French
Means "dweller by or at the hermitage" from the Old French ermite
and the Old English stede
Means "dweller by the ash trees" from the Old English æsc
Denotes a person hailing from one of the many places in England which bear this name... [more]
From a place name in Lancashire meaning "ash enclosure" in Old English.
Shortening of the words "at the way", denoting someone who lived close to the road.
Means "dweller at the water" from the Middle English at, atte
"at" and wæter
AUTTENBERG English, German, Polish
Possibly means "dweller at Ealdwine's hill" from the Germanic name Ealdwine
meaning "old friend" and berg
meaning "hill, mountain".
AYERS (2) English
Derived from the given name Ealhhere
which means "temple army" in Old English.
Means "bakery", an occupational name for a baker, from Old English bacan
"to bake" and hus
Name for someone who lived in a field populated by badgers, from Old English bagga
"bag-shaped animal, 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 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 named with the Old English given name Blīþa
and the Old English worð
, which means "enclosure".
After the Saxon conquest of England, two brothers by the name of Blocc established a town, named Blocc's Hamlet
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".
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 common English place name meaning "broad clearing".
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 "the site of the bridge".
Meaning is believed to be "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
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin.
Of Anglo-Saxon origin and is of two parts, brown
(descriptive) and lowe
BUCKLEY (2) English
From an English place name derived from bucca
"goat" and leah
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 the ecclesiastical usage of canon
, referring to a church official.
Habitational name for someone from Cantrell in Devon, from an unknown first element and the Old English hyll
, meaning "hill".
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
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 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
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.
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]
Derived from the Old Norse given name Kóri
, of unknown meaning.
Derived from the occupation then known as cotter
, which means "cottager"; that is, a farming small land owner.
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]
From a place name derived from Old English crawa
"crow" and ford
CREWE English, Welsh
Name for someone from Crewe in Cheshire, which comes from Welsh criu
Occupational name referring to a fruit picker or a crop reaper.
CURTIS English Next Page >
Nickname for a courteous person from Old French curteis