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From a place name meaning "hog pen". It was first recorded in North Yorkshire.
Derived from any of the eight villages named Holland, located in the counties of Essex, Lancaster and Lincoln, England... [more]
HOLME English, Scottish
Refers either to someone living by an island in a fen (from northern Middle English holm
) or near a holly tree (Middle English holm
Old English meaning "holly wood" or from a place name in Derby or Surrey.
Originally applied to one who lived near a spur, river bend, or corner of some natural feature.
Occupational name for someone who put the metal hoops around wooden barrels.
Derived from Middle English hop
Derived from a place in Yorkshire meaning "horse clearing".
From the name of a town in Yorkshire meaning "mud town".
Referred to a person who lived in a house, as opposed to a smaller hut.
Name for one who lived on a hill, from Middle English how
From the Old English place name Hudanheale
meaning "Huda's heath" or "nook of land belonging to a man called Huda"... [more]
HUNTER English, Scottish
Occupational name which referred to someone who hunted for a living, from Old English hunta
While the first element hux
is obscure, the second element leah
means "woodland, clearing".
Derived from the name of an English place meaning "hook post" (Old English hoc
"hook" and stapol
Matronymic surname derived from the old feminine name Ibota, which in turn was derived from ISABEL
, the oldest form of ELIZABETH
to be introduced into England.
IRVING Scottish, English
Originally derived from a Scottish place name (in North Ayrshire) meaning "green water".
JEANES (1) English
The first record of this name comes from records of William the Conqueror's land grants to his supporters during the Conquest of England... [more]
From the given name Jenkin
, a medieval diminutive of Jen
, itself a Middle English form of JOHN
From the given name Jenyn
, a medieval diminutive of Jen
, itself a Middle English form of JOHN
Occupational surname for a carpenter (that is, a person who joined wood together to make furniture).
From the Middle Ages, a name for a butcher meaning "killer of hogs".
From an English place name meaning "Cenel's island", from the Old English name Cenel
"fierce" in combination with eg
Derived from Middle English kempe
meaning "champion, warrior".
Derived from the town of Kendale in England, and was so called from the river Kent, on which it is situated, and dael
"valley, dale"... [more]
From an English place name meaning "watercress island".
Denoted one who hailed from the English town of Kilham, meaning "kiln hamlet".
From Old English cyning
, originally a nickname for someone who either acted in a kingly manner or who worked for or was otherwise associated with a king.
From a place name meaning "king's clearing" in Old English.
Derived from Kirkeby
, a name for numerous locations in northern England... [more]
Occupational name for a person who worked in a kitchen (of a monastery for example).
From Old English cniht
meaning "knight" or "tenant serving as a mounted soldier".
LAMAR French, English
Originally from a place name in Normandy, which was derived from Old French la mare
meaning "the pool".
LANE (1) English
Originally designated one who lived by a lane, a narrow way between fences or hedges, later used of any narrow pathway, including one between houses in a town.
Derived from an Old English place name meaning "long hill" (effectively meaning "ridge").
LANGLEY (1) English
Habitational surname derived from old English lang
"long" and leah
Derived from a place name meaning "settlement with a leek garden" in Old English.
Means "path leading across a ford" from Old English lædan
, Middle English leden
"to lead" and ford
, a shallow area in a stream that may be crossed by wading.
LEE (1) English
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a leah
, Old English meaning "woodland, clearing".
Originally indicated that the bearer was from the English city of Lincoln, derived from Brythonic lindo
"lake, pool" and Latin colonia
Originally from place names meaning either "flax town" or "lime tree town" in Old English.
Originally derived from a place name meaning "stream forest" in Old English.
From the name of the capital city of the United Kingdom, the meaning of which is uncertain.
Originally a nickname for a person who had long legs or arms, or that was tall.
Name for a tipstaff or beadle who carried a long staff as a badge of office, or else referred to someone who was very tall.
Derived from a Norman French nickname, from lou
"wolf" and a diminutive suffix.
From places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire called Lumb, both apparently originally named for Old English lum(m)
Originally from a place name meaning "lime tree hill" in Old English.
LYON (1) English, French
Habitational name from either the Lyon in southern central France, or Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy.
From Old French maloret
meaning "unfortunate, unlucky", a term introduced to England by the Normans.
MARCHAND English, French
Occupational surname meaning "merchant", ultimately from Latin mercari
Originally denoted a person who hailed from one of the various places in Britain called Marley
, ultimately meaning either "pleasant wood", "boundary wood" or "marten wood" in Old English... [more]
From a place name derived from Old English mearc
"boundary" and denu
Derived from Middle English mareschal
"a marshal", ultimately derived from Germanic marah
"horse" and scalc
From a place name derived from Old English mersc
"marsh" and tun
MARTEL (2) French, English
Nickname for a smith, derived from old French martel
"hammer", ultimately from Latin martellus
Occupational name for a stoneworker or layer of bricks, from Old French masson
, ultimately of Germanic origin (akin to Old English macian
Occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier
From a village in England called Midgley which meant "midge (insect) wood" in Old English.
Derived from a place name meaning "mill stream" in Old English.
Originally derived from various place names all meaning "ford by a mill" in Old English.
Occupational surname referring to a person who owned or worked in a grain mill, from Middle English mille
Name for someone whose house was in a mill or who worked in a mill.
Originally given to one who lived near a mill or who worked in a mill.
From the medieval given name Minne
, derived from the Germanic element minna
MONDAY (1) English
Derived from the Old Norse given name Mundi
which was a diminutive of names beginning with the element mundr
MONDAY (2) English
Denoted a person for whom this was a significant day, often the day they would pay their feudal service.
MOORE (3) English
Nickname for a person of dark complexion, from Old French more
Derived from the name of a lost place in Cheshire, from the Old English byname Motere
which meant "speaker" and Middle English heved
Possibly an Americanized form of the German given name Manz
Patronymic formed from the Norman French nickname moun
Referred to someone who took care of sheep (a shepherd), or else someone who in some way resembled a sheep.
Derived from the Middle English phrase atten ash
"at the ash tree"... [more]
Means "new man, newcomer" from Old English neowe, niwe, nige
Given to one who came from the town of Newport (which means simply "new port"), which was the name of several English towns.
NOEL French, English
Either from the given name NOËL
, or else derived directly from Old French noel
"Christmas" and given to a person who had a particular connection with the holiday.
Originally taken from a place name meaning "north town" in Old English.
Originally taken from a place name meaning "north wood" in Old English.
Means "dweller at the river" from Middle English atten eye
meaning "at the river".
Originally denoted a person who was from Odell (Bedfordshire), England.
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Means "(dweller in the) oak valley" from Old English âc
"oak" and denu