Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is hkols.
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BARROWEnglish
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bearo, bearu "grove" or from Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, which is named with an unattested Celtic word, barr, here meaning "promontory", and Old Norse ey "island"... [more]
BOOKEREnglish
English occupational surname meaning "maker of books."
CHAMPIONEnglish (Rare)
From an English and French surname.
CHILDERSEnglish
Probably a habitational name from some lost place named Childerhouse, from Old English cildra "child" and hus "house". This may have referred to some form of orphanage.
CLIVEEnglish
English surname meaning "cliff" in Old English, originally belonging to a person who lived near a cliff.
KÖLSCHGerman
From German kölsch, denoting someone from Cologne (Köln in German).
RYALSEnglish
English occupational surname.
SEILERGerman
German and Jewish occupational surname for a rope maker.
WHITMARSHEnglish
English habitational name from Whitemarsh, a place in the parish of Sedgehill, Wiltshire, named from Old English hwit ‘white’ (i.e. ‘phosphorescent’) + mersc ‘marsh’. Compare Whitmore.
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