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CHILD     English
Nickname from Middle English child meaning "child", "infant".
CHILDERS     English
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.
CHILDS     English
patronymic from Child
CHILVERS     English
Means "son of Chilver" (probably from the Old English male personal name Cēolfrith, literally "ship-peace").
CHIPPERFIELD     English
Derived from Hertfordshire Village of Chipperfield
CHIPS     English (British)
Chips is a rare English (british) last name which is a nickname of Christopher and Charles
CHOATE     English, Dutch
The names of Choate and Chute are believed to have been of common origin and derived from the residence of their first bearers at a place called Chute in Wiltshire, England. Certain historians, however, state that the name of Choate was of Dutch origin and was taken by its first bearers from their residence at a place of that name in the Netherlands.
CHOCK     English
From English Shock or German Schöck
CHOICE     English
Derived from the personal names Josse or Goce, which are derived from the Latin word "gaudere" and is a cognate in origin with the word "joy."
CHOLMONDELEY     English
An aristocratic surname derived from a place name in Cheshire which means "Ceolmund's grove" in Old English.
CHOULES     English (British, Rare)
The surname Choules is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a variant of Scholes, itself "a topographical name for someone who lived in a rough hut or shed", from the Northern Middle English 'scale, schole'... [more]
CHRISTIAN     English, German, French
From the personal name Christian, a vernacular form of Latin Christianus "follower of Christ" (see Christ). This personal name was introduced into England following the Norman conquest, especially by Breton settlers... [more]
CHRISTMAS     English
Either an occupational name for someone who was responsible for arrangement of festivities for Christmas day, or it might a nickname for someone who was born on Christmas.
CHRISWELL     English
Likely originated in England. Creswell seems to be the oldest spelling then gradually giving way to Criswell and Chriswell.
CHURCHILL     English
From English, meaning 'church hill'. Denoted one who lived by both a church and a hill. A famous bearer is Sir Winston Churchill, the famed Prime Minister of Britain during WW2.
CINNAMOND     Scottish, Irish, English
Possibly originates from Scottish place name Kininmonth. Probably introduced to Northern Ireland by Scottish settlers where it remains in Ulster. Another origin is the French place name Saint Amand originated from French Huguenots settling in Ireland.
CLAIRMONT     English
Means "bright hill."
CLAYBERG     English
Meaning is unknown, but it most likely means "clay mountain", from surnames Clay "clay" and Berg "mountain".
CLEAVELAND     English
Spelling variant of Cleveland.
CLEMENT     English
Derived from the given name Clement.
CLEMENTS     English
Means "son of Clement".
CLEMMENS     American
English
CLEMMONS     English
Derived from the Latin first name Clement, Clemmons means "merciful".
CLEMO     English
From a Cornish form of the personal name CLEMENT.
CLERK     English
Variant spelling of Clark.
CLEVELAND     Old English, English, Popular Culture
English regional name from the district around Middlesbrough named Cleveland ‘the land of the cliffs’, from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + land ‘land’... [more]
CLEVERLEY     English
Probably means "person from Cleveley", Lancashire ("woodland clearing by a cliff").
CLINGER     English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Klinger.Possibly a variant of Clinker. an English occupational name for a maker or fixer of bolts and rivets.
CLINKER     English (British, ?)
Possibly a varient of Clinger.
CLOPTON     English
Habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, named Clopton from Old English clopp(a) meaning "rock", "hill" + tūn meaning "settlement".
CLORE     English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Klor (from a short form of the medieval personal name Hilarius (see Hillary) or Klar).
CLOUD     English
Topographic name for someone who lived near an outcrop or hill, from Old English clud "rock" (only later used to denote vapor formations in the sky).
COATH     English
Derived from the Cornish word for smith, goff.
COBALT     English
Name given to a person who mined cobalt.
COBBOLD     English
From the medieval male personal name Cubald (from Old English Cūthbeald, literally "famous-brave").
COBERLEY     English
Possibly from a village in England called Coberley
COCKE     English
nickname from Middle English cok ‘cock’, ‘male bird or fowl’ (Old English cocc), given for a variety of possible reasons. Applied to a young lad who strutted proudly like a cock, it soon became a generic term for a youth and was attached with hypocoristic force to the short forms of many medieval personal names (e.g. Alcock, Hancock, Hiscock, Mycock)... [more]
COE     English
English (Essex and Suffolk): nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English ca (see Kay). The jackdaw is noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, and any of these attributes could readily have given rise to the nickname.
COKAYNE     English
Medieval English nickname which meant "idle dreamer" from Cockaigne, the name of an imaginary land of luxury and idleness in medieval myth. The place may derive its name from Old French (pays de) cocaigne "(land of) plenty", ultimately from the Low German word kokenje, a diminutive of koke "cake" (since the houses in Cockaigne are made of cake).
COLDEN     English, Scottish
English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Colden, from Old English cald ‘cold’ col ‘charcoal’ + denu ‘valley’.... [more]
COLES     English, Scottish, Irish, German (Anglicized), English (American)
English: from a Middle English pet form of Nicholas.... [more]
COLEY     English
With variant Colley can mean "dark" or "blackbird" or it can be a nickname for Nicholas.
COLFAX     English
From a medieval nickname for someone with dark or black hair, from Old English cola "charcoal" and feax "hair".
COLLARD     English, French
English and French: from the personal name Coll + the pejorative suffix -ard.
COLLEY     English
With variant Coley, can mean "dark" or "blackbird" or it can be a nickname for Nicholas. Colley was used as a surname for generations of students from the same family taught by a teacher over many years in James Hilton's sentimental novel "Goodbye, Mr... [more]
COLLIER     English
This name is derived from Middle English cole, from Old English col meaning "coal", combined with the agent suffix (i)er, which denotes someone who does/works with something. Thus, the surname was originally used for a burner, gatherer or seller of coal.
COLLINSWORTH     English
Variant spelling of Collingsworth, itself a variant of Collingwood.
COLLINWOOD     English
Variation of Collingwood.
COLLIS     English
A variant of Collins, itself a patronymic of given names Collin or Colin, both ultimately nicknames for Nicholas.
COLONEL     American
From a French word for a military rank of an officer who led a column of regimental soldiers. Could be a nickname for someone with a military bearing or demeanor.
COLTRANE     English
Cole-train, meaning literally "cole train", in the UK, was made famous by the Jazz musician John Coletrane in the 1960's (??)
COMEAU     French, French (Acadian), Louisiana Creole
French: from a Gascon diminutive of Combe.
COMPTON     English
Habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb meaning "short, straight valley" + tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement".
CONATSER     English (Anglicized)
A variant of the German last name Konitzer.
CONEY     English
Means "seller of rabbits", or from a medieval nickname for someone thought to resemble a rabbit (in either case from Middle English cony "rabbit").
CONNELY     English
Variant of Connolly.
CONNERY     English
Variant of Conroy.... [more]
CONQUEST     English
Probably from a medieval nickname, perhaps applied to a domineering person. This surname is borne by the British poet, historian and critic Robert Conquest (1917-).
COOKSIN     English
Variant of Cookson
COOLIDGE     English
Probably an occupational name for a college servant or someone with some other association with a university college, for example a tenant farmer who farmed one of the many farms in England known as College Farm, most of which are or were owned by university colleges.
COPELAND     English
Some sources say that Copeland is English: "one that is good at coping". Another says Copeland is Northern English and Scottish, from Cumberland and Northumberland meaning "bought land". Old Norse, kaupa-land for‘bought land’.
COPUS     English
For full analysis of the origin for the name Copus/Copas I would refer you to my family website copusfamily.co.uk
CORBETT     English, Scottish, Welsh
Nickname from Norman French corbet meaning 'little crow, raven'. This surname is thought to have originated in Shropshire. The surname was taken by bearers to Scotland in the 12th Century, and to Northern Ireland in the 17th Century.... [more]
CORDER     French (Anglicized, Archaic), English (American)
Linked to both English, French and Spanish origin. Cordier, Cordero, Corder- one who makes cord. Can refer to both the act of making cords (rope), cores of fire wood, or actual location names.... [more]
CORDRAY     English
From a medieval nickname for a proud man (from Old French cuer de roi "heart of a king").
CORE     English (American), German (Anglicized)
Core is the anglicized form of the German surname Kohr, also spelled Kürr. Alternately, it is an English name of Flemish origin.
CORK     English
Metonymic occupational name for a supplier of red or purple dye or for a dyer of cloth, Middle English cork (of Celtic origin; compare Corkery).
CORKE     English
Variant of Cork.
CORNWELL     English
Habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire, named from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.variant of Cornwall.
CORRIE     English
Habitational name from places in Arran, Dumfries, and elsewhere, named Corrie, from Gaelic coire "cauldron", applied to a circular hanging valley on a mountain.
CORRIGAN     English
Traditionally an Irish surname meaning "spear". From the Irish Gaelic corragán which is a double diminutive of corr 'pointed'.
CORSON     English
Nickname from Old French 'corson', a diminutive of curt ‘short’
CORTRIGHT     English
Habitational surname from the Dutch Kortrijk for a person from a place of this name in Flanders. Perhaps also a respelling of English Cartwright.
COSGROVE     English
Habitational name from Cosgrove in Northamptonshire, named with an Old English personal name Cof + Old English graf "grove", "thicket".
COTTON     English, French
English: habitational name from any of numerous places named from Old English cotum (dative plural of cot) ‘at the cottages or huts’ (or sometimes possibly from a Middle English plural, coten)... [more]
COUTER     English
The couter (also spelled "cowter") is the defense for the elbow in a piece of plate armour. Initially just a curved piece of metal, as plate armor progressed the couter became an articulated joint.... [more]
COVERDALE     English (British)
From the valley (Dale) of the river Cover.... [more]
COVERT     English, French
The surname is probably topographical, for someone who either lived by a sheltered bay, or more likely an area sheltered by trees. The formation is similar to couvert, meaning a wood or covert, and originally from the Latin "cooperio", to cover... [more]
COVEY     Irish, English
Irish: reduced form of MacCovey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cobhthaigh (see Coffey).... [more]
COWARD     English
several origins... [more]
COWARKS     English
English
COWEN     Scottish, English (British)
Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Cowan.
CRABB     English, Scottish, German, Dutch, Danish
English and Scottish, from Middle English crabbe, Old English crabba ‘crab’ (the crustacean), a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait. English and Scottish from Middle English crabbe ‘crabapple (tree)’ (probably of Old Norse origin), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a crabapple tree... [more]
CRABBE     English, Literature, Popular Culture
The character 'Vincent Crabbe' has this surname in the Harry Potter series.
CRAFT     English (American)
Variant of Croft and Americanized spelling of Kraft.
CRAGG     Scottish, Irish, English
Variant of Craig, from Middle English Crag.
CRAMER     German, English
Variant of German surname KRÄMER.
CRANE     English, Dutch
1. English: nickname, most likely for a tall, thin man with long legs, from Middle English cran ‘crane’ (the bird), Old English cran, cron. The term included the heron until the introduction of a separate word for the latter in the 14th century... [more]
CRANSHAW     English
From Cranshaw in Lancashire, named from Old English cran(uc) ‘crane’ + sceaga ‘grove’, ‘thicket’.
CRASHMAN     American
Surnames of fictional characters Carl and Chloe Crashman from Carl².
CRAVEN     Irish, English
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Crabháin (County Galway) or Mac Crabháin (Louth, Monaghan) ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Crabhán’... [more]
CRAWLEY     English, Irish (Anglicized)
English: habitational name from any of the many places called Crawley, named with Old English crawe ‘crow’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Compare Crowley. ... [more]
CREEPINGBEAR     English (American, Rare)
Possibly taken from the English words creeping and bear.
CREESE     English
This most interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly it may be of Anglo-Saxon origin, from the Olde English "creas", Middle English "crease", meaning "fine or elegant", which was a nickname given to an elegant person or one who dressed in fine or elegant clothes... [more]
CRENSHAW     English
The derivation of this surname is from the Old English pre 7th Century "Crawa", a crow, with "sceaga" a grove, thus "Crowswood". The earliest recording of this placename is in the Lancashire Inquests of 1324 and appears as "Croweshagh".
CRICKS     American
"living near a river." Comes from a similar origin of Rios
CRIPPEN     English
Variant of CRISPIN.
CRISPEN     English
Variant spelling of CRISPIN.
CRISPIN     English, French
From the Middle English, Old French personal name CRISPIN.
CROAKER     English
Meant "person from Crèvecoeur", the name of various places in northern France ("heartbreak", an allusion to the poverty of the local soil).
CROCK     English
Meaning "barrel," signifying one who made or worked with barrels.
CROCKETT     English, Scottish
Nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Middle English croket ''large curl'' (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque "curl", "hook").
CROFTER     English
A surname of Scottish origin used in the Highlands and Islands and means “an owner or a tenant of a small farm”. The Old English word croft seems to correspond with the Dutch kroft meaning “a field on the downs”.
CROOK     Scottish, English
Possible origin a medieval topographical surname, denoting residence from the Middle English word "crok" from the Old NOrse "Krokr". Possibly a maker or seller of hooks. Another possibility is meaning crooked or bent originally used of someone with a hunch back.
CROOKS     English
Patrynomic for Crook.
CROSTHWAITE     English
Means the clering of the cross
CROW     English
From Middle English crow, Old English crawa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.
CROWLEY     Irish (Anglicized), English
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’. ... [more]
CROWNER     English
Means "coroner" (from Anglo-Norman corouner "coroner", a derivative of Old French coroune "crown").
CROWTHER     English
Originally meant "person who plays the crowd (an ancient Celtic stringed instrument)". It was borne by British entertainer Leslie Crowther (1933-1996).
CROZIER     English, French
English and French occupational name for one who carried a cross or a bishop’s crook in ecclesiastical processions, from Middle English, Old French croisier.
CRUSOE     English (Rare)
According to Reaney and Wilson this name was taken to England by John Crusoe, a Huguenot refugee from Hownescourt in Flanders, who settled in Norwich.
CULBERT     Anglo-Saxon, Irish, English, Scottish
Meaning and origin are uncertain. Edward MacLysaght (The Surnames of Ireland, 1999, 6th Ed., Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland and Portland, Oregon, USA) states that this surname is of Huguenot (French Protestant) origin, and found mainly in Ireland's northern province of Ulster... [more]
CULBERTSON     English, Scottish, Northern Irish
Patronymic from Culbert.
CULLIMORE     English (Rare)
Apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place. There is a place called Colleymore Farm in Oxfordshire, but it is not clear whether this is the source of the surname, with its many variant spellings
CULLY     English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Colla meaning "descendant of Colla". The Old Irish name Colla was a variant of Conla (perhaps the same Connla).
CULPEPER     English
Variant of Culpepper. Known bearers of this surname include: Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1664), an English herbalist, physician and astrologer; and English colonial administrator Thomas Culpeper, 2nd Baron Culpeper (1635-1689), governor of Virginia 1680-1683... [more]
CULPEPPER     English
Means "person who collects, prepares and/or sells herbs and spices" (from Middle English cullen "to pick" + pepper).
CULVER     English
Means "person who keeps or looks after doves", or from a medieval nickname for someone thought to resemble a dove (e.g. in mild disposition) (in either case from Middle English culver "dove")... [more]
CULVÉRT     French, English, Irish
English version of the Old French, Culvere. Means Peaceful and Mildest of tempers.
CUMBERBATCH     English
Name for someone from Comberbach in North Cheshire. May come from etymological elements meaning "stream in a valley."
CUMBERLAND     English
Regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).
CUMMING     Irish, Scottish, English
Perhaps from a Celtic given name derived from the element cam "bent", "crooked"
CUNDALL     English
This is an English surname, deriving from the village so-named in North Yorkshire. The village takes its name from the Cumbric element cumb meaning 'dale' (cognate with Welsh cwm, 'valley') and Old Norse dalr meaning 'valley', forming a compound name meaning 'dale-valley'.
CUNLIFFE     English
Originally meant "person from Cunliffe", Lancashire ("slope with a crevice" (literally "cunt-cliff")).
CURRY     Irish, Scottish, English
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.... [more]
CURTIN     Irish (Anglicized), Scottish (Anglicized), English
Irish and Scottish reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cruitín ‘son of Cruitín’, a byname for a hunchback (see McCurtain). ... [more]
CUTHBERT     English
Derived from the name CUTHBERT
CUTHBERTSON     English, Scottish
Patronymic surname from the personal name Cuthbert.
CUTLER     English
Means "maker of swords & knives."
CYPRESS     English
Translation of German Zypress, a topographic name for someone living near a cypress tree or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a cypress, Middle High German zipres(se) (from Italian cipressa, Latin cupressus), or possibly of any of various Greek family names derived from kyparissos ‘cypress’, as for example Kyparissis, Kyparissos, Kyparissiadis, etc.
CYPRIAN     English
Possibly an altered spelling of French Cyprien, from a medieval personal name, from Latin Cyprianus (originally an ethnic name for an inhabitant of Cyprus), or a shortened form of Greek Kyprianos, Kyprianis, Kyprianidis, ethnic names for an inhabitant of Cyprus (Greek Kypros), or patronymics from the personal name Kyprianos (of the same derivation)... [more]
DABB     English
Variant of Dobb, a pet form of Robert.
D'ABBADIE     French, English, Occitan
Means "of the Abbey" from the Occitan abadia. Variants Abadia, Abbadie, Abadie, Abada, and Badia mean "Abbey".
DAINTITH     English
From a medieval nickname (roughly equivalent to "precious") applied to a dearly loved person (from Middle English deinteth "pleasure, titbit", from Old French deintiet).
DAINTRY     English
Means "person from Daventry", Northamptonshire ("Dafa's tree"). The place-name is traditionally pronounced "daintry".
DAINTY     English
From a medieval nickname meaning "handsome, pleasant" (from Middle English deinte, from Old French deint(i)é). This was borne by Billy Dainty (1927-1986), a British comedian.
DAKE     English
The origins of the name Dake are from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from the personal name David. Daw was a common diminutive of David in the Middle Ages. The surname is a compound of daw and kin, and literally means "the kin of David."
DALLIMORE     English
An English surname probably derived from the French de la mare, meaning "of the sea", though some contend that "mare" springs from the English word moor. This surname probably arose after the Norman conquest of Britain.
DALLOWAY     English
Meant "person from Dallaway", West Midlands (perhaps from a Norman personal name, "person from (de) Alluyes", northern France). A fictional bearer of the surname is Mrs Dalloway, central figure of the eponymous novel (1925) by Virginia Woolf.
DAME     French, English
From the old French dame, "lady" ultimately from Latin domina, "mistress".
DAN     Romanian, Vietnamese, English, Danish
Ethnic name in various European languages (including Danish and English) meaning ‘Dane’. ... [more]
DANCER     English
Occupational name for someone who dances.
DANCY     French, English
Denoted a person from Annecy, France.
DANFORTH     English
Probably a habitational name, perhaps from Darnford in Suffolk, Great Durnford in Wiltshire, or Dernford Farm in Sawston, Cambridgeshire, all named from Old English dierne ‘hidden’ + ford ‘ford’.
DANGERFIELD     English
English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with fused preposition d(e), for someone from any of the various places in northern France called Angerville, from the Old Norse personal name Ásgeirr (from áss "god" + geirr "spear") + Old French ville "settlement", "village"... [more]
DANIELLE     American
From the given name Danielle.
DANSER     German, French, English
German: variant of Danzer. Altered spelling of English Dancer.... [more]
D'ARCY     English, French, Norman
Originally a Norman French surname, meaning "from Arcy"... [more]
DARDEN     English
A habitation name in Northumberland of uncertain origin.
DARK     English
Nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion, from Middle English darke, Old English deorc "dark". In England, the surname is most frequent in the West Country.
DARLEY     English
Means "person from Darley", Derbyshire ("glade frequented by deer").
DARLING     Literature, English, Scottish
English and Scottish: from Middle English derling, Old English deorling ‘darling’, ‘beloved one’, a derivative of deor ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ (see Dear). This was quite a common Old English byname, which remained current as a personal name into the 14th century... [more]
DARLINGTON     English
From Old English Dearthington believed to be the settlement of Deornoth's people (unclear root + ing a family group + ton an enclosed farm or homestead).
DAUGHTRY     English
Norman origin from Hauterive in Orne, so called from the Olde French "haute rive", meaning "a high bank", the ultimate origin being the Latin "alta ripa".
DAUGHTRY     English, Norman, French
English (of Norman origin) habitational name, with fused French preposition d(e), for someone from Hauterive in Orne, France, named from Old French haute rive ‘high bank’ (Latin alta ripa).
DAVENPORT     English
Habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu "to drop, to trickle") and Old English port "market town".
DAW     English, Scottish
English and Scottish from a pet form of David. ... [more]
DAWKINS     English, Popular Culture
English patronymic from a pet form of Daw. ... [more]
DAWS     English
"Son of David"
DAY     English
(i) from the medieval personal name Day(e) or Dey(e), which may go back ultimately to Old English dæg "day", perhaps as a shortening of such names as Dægberht and Dægmund; (ii) a pet-form of David; (iii) from Irish Gaelic Ó Deághaidh "descendant of Deághadh", perhaps literally "good luck" (cf... [more]
DEALE     English
Originated in Kent
DEAR     English (Anglicized, Rare)
Possibly from a nickname meaning "dear".
DEARDEN     English
Meant "person from Dearden", Lancashire ("valley frequented by wild animals"). It was borne by British film director Basil Dearden (original name Basil Dear; 1911-1971).
DEARTH     English
From a medieval nickname apparently based on Middle English derth "famine".
DEARY     English
Nickname for a noisy or troublesome person, from Anglo-French de(s)rei ‘noise’, ‘trouble’, ‘turbulence’ (from Old French desroi). topographic for someone who lived by a deer enclosure, from Old English deor ‘deer’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.
DE ATH     English
Probably a deliberate respelling of Death (i), intended to distance the name from its original signification.
DEATH     English
(i) "death" (perhaps from the figure of Death as personified in medieval pageants); (ii) "person who gathers or sells wood for fuel" (from Middle English dethe "fuel, tinder")
DEATHRIDGE     English
Name given to someone who lived near a cemetery on a ridge.
DEBLE     English
This surname is of French derivation and was introduced to Britain by the Normans. It has two possible derivations, the first from the Roman (Latin) 'debil-is', which means literally "poorly" or "weak", and may have been a metonymic for a doctor or healer, whilst the second possible origin is a nickname derivation from the old French 'Theodore' to Tibald and Tibble or Dibble, Deble.
DECKSHEIMER     English (Rare)
Altered spelling of Dexheimer
DEE     Welsh, Irish, English, Scottish, Chinese (Latinized)
Welsh: nickname for a swarthy person, from Welsh du ‘dark’, ‘black’. ... [more]
DEEN     English (American)
The History of the Name Deen Derives from England, over time spelling variations have existed. The name Deen is used by mostly American English people.
DEETZ     English (American)
Surname of the characters, Delia, Charles and gothic daughter, Lydia from the movie and TV series, Beetlejuice.
DE GREY     English
Variant of Grey.
DELISLE     English
From De L'Isle, "of the Isle, from the Isle" in French.
DELLINO     English
A made up name used for roleplay.
DEMMA     English
Possibly an Anglicization of the Italian surname Demma, a metronymic from the personal name Emma.
DENBY     English
Means "person from Denby", Derbyshire or Yorkshire ("farmstead of the Danes").
DENHAM     English
From the name of various places in England, most of which meant "farm in the valley" (from Old English denu "valley" + ham "homestead"). Notable bearers of the surname included John Denham (1615-1669), an English poet; British Labour politician John Denham (1953-); and British actor Maurice Denham (1909-2002).
DENNINGTON     English
Habitational name from a place in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Dingifetuna, from the Old English female personal name Denegifu (composed of the elements Dene meaning "Dane" + gifu meaning "gift") + Old English tūn meaning "enclosure", "settlement".
DENNIS     English
Form the given name Dennis.
DENSON     English (Rare)
Meaning "Son of Dennis" or "Son of Dean"
DENVER     English
English surname, composed of the Old English elements Dene "Dane" and fær "passage, crossing," hence "Dane crossing."
DERADO     English
We think it is Italina?
DERRICOTT     English
Habitational name, possibly a variant of Darracott, from Darracott in Devon. However, the present-day concentration of the form Derricott in the West Midlands and Shropshire suggests that this may be a distinct name, from a different source, now lost.
DERRY     Irish, English
English variant of Deary, or alternatively a nickname for a merchant or tradesman, from Anglo-French darree ‘pennyworth’, from Old French denree. ... [more]
DERWIN     English
Variant of Darwin.
DEVALL     French, English
Devall (also DeVall) is a surname of Norman origin with both English and French ties.Its meaning is derived from French the town of Deville, Ardennes. It was first recorded in England in the Domesday Book.In France, the surname is derived from 'de Val' meaning 'of the valley.'
DEVALSON     English
Meaning, "son of Deval."
DEVON     English
Regional name for someone from the county of Devon. In origin, this is from an ancient British tribal name, Latin Dumnonii, perhaps meaning "worshipers of the god Dumnonos".
DEWDNEY     English
From the Old French personal name Dieudonné, literally "gift of God".
DIAMOND     English
English variant of Dayman (see Day). Forms with the excrescent d are not found before the 17th century; they are at least in part the result of folk etymology.
DICKENSHEETS     English (American)
Americanized spelling of German Dickenscheid, a habitational name from a place named Dickenschied in the Hunsrück region. The place name is from Middle High German dicke ‘thicket’, ‘woods’ + -scheid (often schied) ‘border area’ (i.e. ridge, watershed), ‘settler’s piece of cleared (wood)land’.
DICKERMAN     English, German, Jewish
Possibly derived from Middle High German dic(ke) "strong, thick" and Mann "man, male, husband".
DICKERSON     English
English (mainly East Anglia): patronymic from a pet form of Dick
DILL     English
Nickname from Middle English dell, dill, dull "dull, foolish".
DILLION     Irish, English
Possibly a variant of Dillon.
DIMOND     English, Irish
English and Irish variant of Diamond.
DINN     English
From a short form of the personal name Dinis, a variant of Dennis.
DISON     English
Son of Di
DOBBE     English
From the medieval personal name Dobbe, one of several pet forms of Robert in which the initial letter was altered. Compare Hobbs.
DOBBS     English
English Patronymic from an old nickname for Robert
DOBSON     English, Scottish
Patronymic from the personal name Dobbe. This is also established in Ireland, notably County Leitrim.
DOBY     English
From a diminutive of the given name Dob or Dobbe, itself a medieval diminutive of Robert (one of several rhyming nicknames of Robert in which the initial letter was altered; compare Hobbs).
DODDS     English
From dod, meaning "something rounded" in German.
DODGE     English
From the Middle English given name Dogge, a pet form of Roger. or possibly a nickname from Middle English dogge by Old English docga, dogga which means ‘dog’.
DODGE     English
Possibly a nickname from Middle English dogge "dog" (Old English docga, dogga).
DODSON     English (British)
Means "son of Dodd" (see DUDDA).
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