Surnames Categorized "astronomers"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include astronomers.
Cannon English
From the ecclesiastical usage of canon, referring to a church official or servant who worked in a clergy house.
Drake English
Derived from the Old Norse byname Draki or the Old English byname Draca both meaning "dragon", both via Latin from Greek δράκων (drakon) meaning "dragon, serpent".
Gold English, German, Jewish
From Old English and Old High German gold meaning "gold", an occupational name for someone who worked with gold or a nickname for someone with yellow hair. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.
Hartmann German
From the German given name Hartmann.
Hawking English
From a diminutive of Hawk. A famous bearer was the British physicist Stephen Hawking (1942-2018).
Herschel German, Jewish
Diminutive form of Hirsch 1 or Hirsch 2. A famous bearer was the British-German astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822), as well as his sister Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and son John Herschel (1792-1871), also noted scientists.
Joshi Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali
From Sanskrit ज्योतिश (jyotisha) meaning "astronomer".
Kuiper Dutch
Means "cooper, barrel maker" in Dutch.
Leavitt English
From the name of various places called Livet in Normandy, France. They are possibly of Gaulish origin.
Lowell English
From a nickname derived from a Norman French lou meaning "wolf" and a diminutive suffix.
Mitchell 1 English, Scottish
Derived from the given name Michael.
Newton English
From the name of one of many English towns meaning "new town". A famous bearer was the English physicist Isaac Newton (1643-1727).
Shen Chinese
From Chinese (shēn) referring to the ancient state of Shen, which existed during the Zhou dynasty.