Surnames Categorized "agriculture"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include agriculture.
Achthoven Dutch
Denoted a person from various towns in the Netherlands called Achthoven, which is derived from Dutch acht "eight" and hoven "farmsteads".
Ackerman English
Means "ploughman", derived from Middle English aker "field" and man.
Agricola Italian
From Latin agricola meaning "farmer".
Almássy Hungarian
Means "from the apple orchard", derived from Hungarian alma meaning "apple".
Bachmeier German
Originally referred to a farmer whose farm was beside a stream, from Middle High German bach "stream" and meier "steward, tenant farmer".
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".
Bauer German
From Old High German bur meaning "peasant, farmer".
Baumann German, Jewish
From Middle High German bumann meaning "farmer, builder".
Beckenbauer German
Means "farmer living by a stream" in German.
Berger 1 French
Occupational name meaning "shepherd", from Old French bergier.
Boerio Italian
From Italian boaro meaning "cowherd".
Bohn German
Occupational name for a bean grower, derived from Middle High German bone "bean".
Bond English
Occupational name for a peasant farmer, from Middle English bonde. A famous bearer is the fictional spy James Bond, created by Ian Flemming in 1953.
Bouvier French
Means "cowherd" in French, from Latin boviarus, a derivative of bos "cow".
Buckley 2 Irish
From Irish Ó Buachalla meaning "descendant of Buachaill", a nickname meaning "cowherd, servant".
Chalupník Czech
Derived from Czech chalupa meaning "cottage". The name referred to a peasant farmer who owned a very small piece of land.
Chevrolet French
From a diminutive of chèvre meaning "goat", indicating a person who cultivated goats.
Chmela Czech
Derived from Czech chmel "hops", referring to a person who grew hops, a plant used in brewing beer.
Cotterill English
Derived from Middle English cotter meaning "cottager", referring to a small tenant farmer.
Cropper English
Occupational name derived from Middle English croppe "crop", referring to a fruit picker or a crop reaper.
Dreschner German
Derived from Middle High German dreschen "to thresh". A thresher was a person who separated the grains from a cereal plant by beating it.
Egger German
South German occupational name meaning "plowman" or "farmer", derived from German eggen "to harrow, to plow".
Farmer English
Occupational name for a tax collector, from Middle English ferme "rent, revenue, provision", from medieval Latin firma, ultimately from Old English feorm. This word did not acquire its modern meaning until the 17th century.
Fashingbauer German
From Fasching, a German carnival (Fastnacht meaning "eve of the beginning of the fast", or the time before Lent) celebrated in Austria and Bavaria, and bauer meaning "farmer".
Fattore Italian
Means "land agent, bailiff, steward, farmer" in Italian.
Faucher French
Occupational name meaning "mower" in French, ultimately from Latin falx meaning "sickle, scythe".
Gagneux French
Derived from Old French gagnier meaning "to farm, to cultivate".
Garner 1 English
From Old French gernier meaning "granary", a derivative of Latin granum meaning "grain". This name could refer to a person who worked at a granary or lived near one.
Geissler German
Occupational name for a goat herder, from southern German Geiss meaning "goat" and the suffix ler signifying an occupation.
George English
Derived from the given name George.
Gerst German
Occupational name for a barley farmer, derived from Old High German gersta "barley".
Gulyás Hungarian
Means "herdsman, tender of cows" in Hungarian.
Haber German, Jewish
Occupational name for one who grew or sold oats, derived from Old High German habaro "oat". As a Jewish surname it is ornamental.
Hoffmann German
From Middle High German hofmann meaning "farmer".
Hoggard English
Occupational name meaning "pig herder", from Old English hogg "hog" and hierde "herdsman, guardian".
Howard 2 English
Occupational name meaning "ewe herder", from Old English eowu "ewe" and hierde "herdsman, guardian".
Jughashvili Georgian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. One theory suggests Ossetian roots with the meaning "son of the herder", derived from Ossetian дзуг (dzug) meaning "herd, flock, troop". Alternately, it could be derived from the name of the village of ჯუღაანი (Jughaani) in eastern Georgia. The most notable bearer was Joseph Stalin (1878-1953), born Ioseb Jughashvili, a leader of the Soviet Union.
Kerner German
Derived from Old High German kerno "seed", an occupational name for one who sold or planted seeds.
Mondadori Italian
From Italian mondatore meaning "weeder". This was an occupational name for someone who kept fields clear of weeds.
Penn 2 English
Occupational name for a person who kept penned animals, from Old English penn.
Pound English
Occupational name for a person who kept animals, from Old English pund "animal enclosure".
Rothbauer German
From Old High German riuten "to clear land" and bur "peasant, farmer".
Rye English
Topographic name. It could be a misdivision of the Middle English phrases atter ye meaning "at the island" or atter eye meaning "at the river". In some cases it merely indicated a person who lived where rye was grown or worked with rye (from Old English ryge).
Sadowski Polish
Denoted someone who lived in Sadowo, Sadowice or other places beginning with Polish sad "garden, orchard".
Schäfer German
From Old High German scaphare meaning "shepherd".
Seward 2 English
Means "swineherd" from Old English su "sow, female pig" and hierde "herdsman, guardian".
Shepherd English
Occupational name meaning "shepherd, sheep herder", from Old English sceaphyrde.
Strickland English
From the name of a town in Cumbria, derived from Old English stirc "calf, young bullock" and land "cultivated land".
Tasker English
From Middle English taske meaning "task, assignment". A tasker was a person who had a fixed job to do, particularly a person who threshed grain with a flail.
Tiraboschi Italian
Possibly of Lombardic origin meaning "shepherd" (from Old German tior "animal" and bursa "boy"). This surname is typical of Lombardy.