Surnames Categorized "actors"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include actors.
Barnes English
Denoted a person who worked or lived in a barn. The word barn is derived from Old English bere "barley" and ærn "dwelling".
Black English
Means either "black" (from Old English blæc) or "pale" (from Old English blac). It could refer to a person with a pale or a dark complexion, or a person who worked with black dye.
Brown English
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin. A notable bearer is Charlie Brown from the Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz.
Carter English
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French caretier. A famous bearer is the former American president Jimmy Carter (1924-).
Chadwick English
From the name of English towns meaning "settlement belonging to Chad" in Old English.
Chevalier French
From a nickname derived from French chevalier meaning "knight", from Late Latin caballarius "horseman", Latin caballus "horse".
Craig Scottish
Derived from Gaelic creag meaning "crag, rocks, outcrop", originally belonging to a person who lived near a crag.
De Vito Italian
Means "son of Vito".
D'Onofrio Italian
Means "son of Onofrio".
Duarte Portuguese, Spanish
From the given name Duarte.
Elliott English
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Elias.
Everett English
From the given name Everard.
Fleming English
Given to a person who was a Fleming, that is a person who was from Flanders in the Netherlands.
Fonda Italian
Of Italian origin, possibly from a place derived from fondo meaning "deep". The family of Henry Fonda (1905-1982) came from the Netherlands, but they were of Genoese origin.
Ford English
Name given to someone who lived by a ford, possibly the official who maintained it. A famous bearer was the American industrialist Henry Ford (1863-1947).
Frost English, German
From Old English and Old High German meaning "frost", a nickname for a person who had a cold personality or a white beard.
Fry English
From Old English frig (a variant of freo) meaning "free".
Glover English
Occupational name for a person who made or sold gloves, from Middle English glovere.
Gray English
From a nickname for a person who had grey hair or grey clothes.
Green English
Descriptive name for someone who often wore the colour green or someone who lived near the village green.
Harrelson English
Means "son of Harold". A famous bearer of this surname is the American actor Woody Harrelson (1961-).
Hill English
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll.
Jackson English
Means "son of Jack". Famous bearers of this name are the American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) and the singer Michael Jackson (1958-2009).
Keen English
From Old English cene meaning "bold, brave".
Lowell English
From a nickname derived from a Norman French lou meaning "wolf" and a diminutive suffix.
Mendelsohn Jewish
Means "son of Mendel".
Morita Japanese
From Japanese (mori) meaning "forest" and (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Morris English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Derived from the given name Maurice.
Nelson 1 English
Means "son of Neil". This name was borne by the British admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805).
Parker English
Means "keeper of the park" in Middle English. It is an occupational name for a person who was a gamekeeper at a medieval park.
Parsons English
Originally denoted a son of a parson, a derivative of Latin persona "person".
Rogers English
Derived from the given name Roger.
Sadler English
Occupational name for a maker of saddles, from Old English sadol "saddle".
Schwarzenegger German
From a place name, derived from Old High German swarz meaning "black" and ecka meaning "edge, corner". A famous bearer of this name is actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947-).
Scott English, Scottish
Originally given to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic.
Shepherd English
Occupational name meaning "shepherd, sheep herder", from Old English sceaphyrde.
Stacy English
Derived from Stace, a medieval form of Eustace.
Sutton English
From various English place names meaning "south town".
Taylor English
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
Thomas English, Welsh, French, German
Derived from the given name Thomas.
Watson English, Scottish
Patronymic derived from the Middle English given name Wat or Watt, a diminutive of the name Walter.
Wilson English
Means "son of Will". A famous bearer was the American president Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924).
Zegers Dutch
Means "son of Sieger".