English Surnames

English names are used in English-speaking countries. See also about English names.
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SUMMERFIELD     English
Means literally "dwellers in the summer fields", and is derived from the city of Summerfield, located in the county of Norfolk in England.
SUMMERS (1)     English
Occupational surname meaning "summoner", which is the petty official who calls people to appear in court.
SUMMERS (2)     English
From Middle English sumer meaning "summer"... [more]
SUMNER     English
Occupational name for a summoner, an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, Middle English sumner, sumnor.
SUTTON     English
Means "south town". Several towns in England bear this name.
SWEET     English
From a nickname meaning "sweet, pleasant".
SWINDLEHURST     English
From a place name in the Forest of Bowland in central Lancashire... [more]
SYDNEY     English
Variant of SIDNEY
SYMONS     English
Derived from the given name SIMON.
TAILOR     English
Variant of TAYLOR
TANNER     English
Originally derived from the occupation of the same name - a person who tanned animal hides.
TASH     English
From Middle English at asche "at the ash tree".
TASKER     English
Middle English taske meaning "task or assignment"... [more]
TATE     English
Derived from the Old English given name Tata, of unknown meaning.
TATHAM     English
From the place name Tatham, which came from the 7th-century given name Tata and ham meaning "homestead".
TAYLOR     English
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
TEEL     English
Means "teal, duck" from Middle English tele.
TENNISON     English
Means "son of DENIS".
TENNYSON     English
Means "son of DENIS".
TERRELL     English
Probably derived from the Norman French nickname tirel "to pull", referring to a stubborn person.
TERRY     English
Derived from the medieval name Thierry, a Norman French form of THEODORIC.
THACKER     English
Northern Middle English variant of THATCHER
THATCHER     English
Referred to a person who thatched roofs by attaching straw to them.
THOMAS     English, French
Derived from the given name THOMAS.
THOMPSETT     English
Diminutive form of THOMAS.
THOMPSON     English
Means "son of THOMAS".
THOMSON     English
Variant of THOMPSON
THORBURN     English, Scottish
Derived from the Old Norse given name ÞÓRBJÖRN.
THORLEY     English
From a place name meaning "thorn clearing" in Old English.
THORN     English, Danish
Originally applied to a person who lived in or near a thorn bush.
THORNE     English
Variant of THORN
THORNTON     English
From a place name meaning "thorn town" in Old English.
THORPE     English
From Old Norse þorp "village".
THRUSSELL     English
From Old English þrostle meaning "having the characteristics of a song thrush".
THURSTAN     English
Derived from the Old Norse name ÞÓRSTEINN.
THWAITE     English
Means "dweller in a forest clearing, fenced off enclosure or low meadows" from the Old Norse Þveit.
TIFFT     English, German
Variant of TOFT
TIMBERLAKE     English
From an English place name meaning (obviously) "timber lake".
TINKER     English
Occupational name meaning "mender of kettles, pots, pans"... [more]
TIPTON     English
Originally given to one who came from the town of Tipton (which means "town of Tibba").
TIRRELL     English
Variant of TERRELL
TITTENSOR     English, Welsh
Indicated a person from Tittensor, England... [more]
TOBIAS     English, French, German, Jewish
From the given name TOBIAS.
TOBIN     English
From a diminutive of the given name TOBIAS.
TOD     English
Variant of TODD
TODD     English
Means "fox", derived from Middle English todde.
TOFT     English
Denoted a person hailing from one of the many places in Britain of that name.
TOLBERT     English, French
Derived from a continental Germanic given name of unknown meaning, the second element of the name is derived from berht meaning "bright, famous".
TOLLEMACHE     English
Means "knapsack" in Old French.
TOLLER     English
Occupational name meaning "tax gatherer", derived from Middle English toll.
TOWNER     English
Variant of TOLLER
TOWNSEND     English
Means "dweller at the town's end".
TRACEY (1)     English
From the village of Tracy-sur-mer on the Normandy coast in France... [more]
TRASK     English, Scottish
Originally indicated a person from Thirsk, England.
TRAVERS     English, French
From an English and French place name that described a person who lived near a bridge or ford, or occasionally as an occupational name for the collector of tolls at such a location... [more]
TRAVES     English
English variant of TRAVERS
TRAVIS     English
English variant of TRAVERS
TRAVISS     English
English variant of TRAVERS
TRAYLOR     English
Meaning unknown.
TRELOAR     English
Originally denoted a person from Treloar in Cornwall, England.
TRENGOVE     English
Originally indicated a person from Trengove farm in Cornwall.
TRENT     English
Denoted one who lived near the River Trent in England.
TREVIS     English
English variant of TRAVERS
TRIGGS     English
From a nickname meaning "loyal" (Old Norse triggr).
TRUEMAN     English
Variant of TRUMAN
TRUMAN     English
Means "trusty man" in Middle English... [more]
TUCKER     English
Derived from Old English tucian meaning "one who fulls cloth".
TUFF     English
Variant of TUFT
TUFT     English
Means "(dweller by) a clump of trees or bushes" from Middle English tufte, tuffe.
TUPPER     English
Derived from Middle English toupe "ram"... [more]
TURNBULL     English, Scottish
Nickname for someone thought to be strong enough to turn around a bull.
TURNER     English
Occupational name meaning "one who works with a lathe".
TYLER     English
Occupational name meaning "tiler of roofs", from Old English tigele "tile"... [more]
TYRELL     English
Variant of TERRELL
TYRRELL     English
Variant of TERRELL
TYSON (1)     English
Derived from a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French tison meaning "firebrand".
TYSON (2)     English
Variant of DYSON
UNDERHILL     English
Means "dweller at the foot of a hill"... [more]
UNDERWOOD     English, Scottish
From a Scottish and English place name for a man who lived at the edge of the woods... [more]
UPTON     English
Derived from a place name meaning "upper town" in Old English.
VANCE     English
Means "dweller by a fen, marsh" from Old English fenn.
VAN MIDDLESWORTH     English, Dutch
Americanized form of VAN MIDDELBURG.
VANN (1)     English
Means "dweller by a fen, marsh" from Old English fenn.
VARLEY     English
Originally denoted a person from Verly, France.
VARNHAM     English
Variant of FARNHAM
VERITY     English
From a nickname meaning "truth", perhaps given originally to a truthful person.
VERNON     English
Locational name in the Eure region of Normandy, from the Gaulish element vern "alder (tree)" with the genitive case maker -onis making it "place of the alders".
VICTOR     French, English
Derived from the male given name VICTOR.
VICTORE     English (Rare)
Variant of VICTOR
VICTORS     English, French
Derived from the given name VICTOR.
VINCENT (1)     English, French
From the given name VINCENT
VIPOND     French, English
Anglicized form of French Vieuxpont "old bridge"... [more]
VIRGO     English
Possibly from Latin virgo "virgin, maiden"... [more]
WADE (1)     English
Derived from the Old English place name wade meaning "a ford".
WADE (2)     English
From the Old English given name Wada, a derivative of the word wadan "to go".
WAKEFIELD     English
Originally indicated a person who came from the town of Wakefield, which means literally "field for the yearly wake or festival".
WALKER     English
Occupational surname for a person who walked on damp raw cloth in order to thicken it... [more]
WALLACE     Scottish, English, Irish
Means "foreigner, stranger" from the Norman French waleis... [more]
WALLER (1)     English
Derived from Old French gallier meaning "man with a pleasant temper".
WALLER (2)     English
Derived from Middle English walle denoting a builder of walls... [more]
WALLIS     Scottish, English
Variant of WALLACE
WALMSLEY     English
From an English place name meaning "a clearing in a wood, near a lake".
WALSH     English, Irish
Means "Celtic", from Middle English walsche "foreigner" (related to Welsh).
WALTER     English, German
Derived from the given name WALTER.
WALTERS     English
Derived from the given name WALTER.
WALTERSON     English, Swedish
Means "son of WALTER".
WALTON     English
From any of several villages in England, from Old English wald "wood", wall "wall", or wælla "stream, spring" and ton "town".
WARD (1)     English
Derived from the Old English occupation weard meaning "guard, watchman".
WARD (4)     English
Americanized form of French GUÉRIN.
WARDROBE     English
Means "warder of the robes", from Old French warder, garder "to watch" and robe.
WARE     English
Most examples of this surname are probably derived from Old English wær meaning "(dweller by the) dam, weir"... [more]
WARNER     German, English
Variant of WERNER
WARREN (1)     English
Denoted a person who lived near a warrene, Norman French meaning "animal enclosure" (of Germanic origin).
WARREN (2)     English
Originally denoted a person from the town of La Varenne in Normandy.
WARRICK     English
Variant of WARWICK
WARWICK     English
From the name of a town, itself derived from Old English wer "weir, dam" and wic "dairy farm".
WASH     English
Derived from the Old French name Gace, Old German Wazzo and Frisian Watso which all are diminutives of Old German names beginning with Wad- or Warin-.
WASHINGTON     English
From a place name meaning "town belonging to Wassa's people", from Old English tun meaning town, and Wassa, a given name derived from Wāðsige, composed of the elements wāð "hunt" and sige "victory"... [more]
WATERMAN (1)     English
Means "servant of WALTER".
WATERMAN (2)     English, Dutch
Occupational surname for a boatman or a water carrier... [more]
WATERS (1)     English
Originally given to a person who lived near the water.
WATKINS     English
Derived from the Middle English given name Wat or Watt, which was a diminutive of the name WALTER.
WATSON     English, Scottish
Patronymic form of the English and Scottish name Watt, which came from the popular Middle English given name Wat or Watt, a diminutive of the name WALTER.
WATT     English
Derived from the given name Wat or Watt, a diminutive of the name WALTER.
WATTS     English
Patronymic derived from the given name Wat or Watt, a diminutive of the name WALTER.
WAY     English
Originally given to a person who lived near a road (a way).
WAYNE     English
Occupational surname meaning "wagon maker", derived from Old English wægn "wagon"... [more]
WEAVER     English
Occupational name meaning simply "weaver" from Old English wefan, Middle English weven... [more]
WEBB     English
Occupational name meaning "weaver", from Old English webba.
WEBSTER     English
Occupational name meaning "weaver", from Old English webba.
WEEKES     English
Means "dweller in an outlying settlement (dependent on a larger village)" from Old English wic.
WELCH     English
Variant of WALSH
WELLS     English
Derived from Middle English welle meaning "well"... [more]
WEMBLEY     English
Habitational name perhaps derived from Wembley in Greater London, named from the Old English given name Wemba and leah meaning "woodland, clearing".
WESCOTT     English
From a place name which meant "west cottages" in Old English.
WESLEY     English
Variant of WESTLEY
WEST     English, German
Denoted a person who lived to the west of something, or who came from the west.
WESTBROOK     English
From a place in southern England (Hampshire, Devon) meaning "from west of the brook".
WESTLEY     English
From a place name meaning "west meadow" in Old English.
WHEELER     English
Occupational name for a maker of wagon wheels.
WHEELOCK     English
Originally indicated a person from Wheelock (Cheshire), England... [more]
WHINERY     English
Originally indicated a person from Whinneray (Cumbria), England.
WHITAKER     English
From an Old English place name composed of hwit "white" and aecer "acre".
WHITE     English
Originally a nickname for a person who had white hair or a pale complexion, from Old English hwit "white".
WHITNEY     English
Originally from a place name meaning "white island" in Old English.
WHITTEMORE     English
From an English place name derived from Old English hwit "white" and mor "moor, bog".
WHITTLE     English
Means "white hill".
WICKHAM     English
Habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire... [more]
WILBUR     English
From the nickname Wildbor meaning "wild boar" in Middle English.
WILCOX     English
From a diminutive of the given name WILLIAM.
WILKERSON     English
Means "son of WILKIN".
WILKIE     English
Double diminutive of the given name WILLIAM.
WILKINS     English
Means "son of WILKIN".
WILKINSON     English
Means "son of WILKIN".
WILLARD     English
From the given name WILHEARD or WILLIHARD.
WILLIAM     English
Derived from the given name WILLIAM.
WILLIAMS     English
Means "son of WILLIAM".
WILLIAMSON     English
Means "son of WILLIAM".
WILLIS     English
Derived from the given name WILLIAM... [more]
WILLOUGHBY     English
From Old English wilig meaning "willow" plus Old Norse byr meaning "farm, village"... [more]
WILMER     English
Derived from the given name WILMǢR
WILSON     English
Means "son of WILL".
WINCHESTER     English
From an English place name, derived from the given name Venta, of unknown meaning, combined with Latin castra "encampment".
WINFIELD     English
From a place name derived from Old English wynn "meadow" and feld "field".
WINSHIP     English
Originally denoted a person who lived on Wincheap Street in Canterbury, England.
WINSLOW     English
Derived from an Old English place name meaning "hill belonging to WINE".
WINSTON     English
Derived from the Old English name Wynstan meaning "joy stone".
WINTER     English, German, Swedish
From Old English winter or Old High German wintar (Middle High German winter) meaning "winter"... [more]
WINTERBOTTOM     English
From bottom meaning "vale, lowland"... [more]
WINTHROP     English
Habitational name from the place names WINTHROPE (1) or WINTHROPE (2)
WINTON     English
Derived from the name of several English villages... [more]
WITHERSPOON     English
Originally given to a person who dwelt at or near a sheep enclosure, Middle English wether "sheep" and spong "strip of land".
WOLF     German, English
From Middle High German or Middle English wolf meaning "wolf".
WOLFE     English
Means "wolf" either from the many Germanic names beginning with the element wolf or as a nickname.
WOMACK     English
Of uncertain origin... [more]
WOOD     English, Scottish
Originally denoted one who lived in or worked in a wood or forest, derived from Middle English wode.
WOODCOCK     English
Nickname referring to the woodcock bird.
WOODHAM     English
Means "from the home near the wood", derived from Old English wudu "wood" and ham "home".
WOODHAMS     English
Variant of WOODHAM
WOODS     English, Scottish
Variant of WOOD
WOODWARD     English
Occupational surname meaning "ward of the wood" or "guardian of the wood".
WOOTTON     English
Derived from Old English wadu-tun meaning "farm in or near a wood".
WORTHAM     English
Derived from a place name in Suffolk, England meaning "enclosed homestead".
WRAGGE     English
Derived from the Old Danish given name Wraghi.
WRAY     English
Denoted someone who hailed from any of the various places of that name in northern England, from Old Norse vrá meaning "corner, recess".
WRIGHT (1)     English
From Old English wryhta meaning "worker", an occupational name for someone who was a craftsman... [more]
WRIGHT (2)     English
Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, from Old French droit "right".
WYATT     English
From the medieval given name WYOT.
WYGHT     English
Means "agile, strong" from Middle English wiht, wight... [more]
WYMAN (1)     English
From the Old English given name WIGMUND.
WYNDHAM     English
From a place name meaning "home belonging to Winda", from the given name Winda combined with Old English ham meaning "home"... [more]
WYNNE     English
Derived from the given name WINE.
YAP     English
From a nickname for a clever or cunning person, from Middle English yap meaning "devious, deceitful, bent, shrewd".
YATES     English, Welsh
Means "dweller by the gate, gate keeper" from the Old English word geat meaning "gate"... [more]
YONG     English
Variant of YOUNG
YORK     English
From the name of the English city, which was probably derived from a Brythonic word meaning "yew tree".
YOUNG     English
Derived from the Old English word geong, which means "young"... [more]
YOUNGE     English
Variant of YOUNG
YOXALL     English
Originally indicated a person from Yoxhall (Staffordshire), England... [more]


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