Means "drinking glasses"
in Italian, referring originally to a person who made or sold them.
Derived from German bier
"beer" and mann
"man". The name may have referred to a brewer or a tavern owner.
Nickname for a wine drinker, from Old French boi
"to drink" and vin
Derived from Hungarian bor "wine"
. Originally it could have indicated someone who made or sold wine.
BUTLER English, Irish
Occupational name derived from Norman French butiller "wine steward"
, ultimately from Late Latin butticula
"bottle". A famous bearer of this surname is the fictional character Rhett Butler, created by Margaret Mitchell for her novel Gone with the Wind
Derived from Czech chmel "hops"
, referring to a person who grew hops, a plant used in brewing beer.
Variant of MCGUINNESS
. The name is well known because of the Guinness brand of ale, established in 1759 by Arthur Guinness.
From Middle Dutch paender
, derived from panne
meaning "pan, pot", ultimately from Latin patina
Originally a nickname for somebody who steals grapes from vineyards. In the Genoese dialect pittà
means "to pick" and uga
means "grapes" (uva
SCHENK German, Dutch
From Middle High German, Middle Dutch schenke
meaning "wine server"
(from Old High German scenken
"to pour out").
Means "beer-porter, wine-porter"
in German, an occupational name for a carrier of wine or beer barrels.
From Hungarian sör
. Originally the name was given to beer brewers.
From German Wein
, an occupational name for a wine seller or producer.
Possibly denoted a person who came from Wincheap Street in Canterbury, England. It is uncertain origin, possibly meaning "wine market" in Old English.