Surnames Categorized "athletes"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include athletes.
Denoted a person who worked or lived in a barn. The word barn
is derived from Old English bere
"barley" and ærn
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French caretier
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll
From Middle High German keiser
meaning "emperor", originally a nickname applied to someone who acted kingly. The title ultimately derives from the Roman name CAESAR
Designated a person who had originally lived near the mouth of the Roe River in Derry, Ireland.
Means "son of NEIL
". This name was borne by the British admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805).
Means "keeper of the park" in Middle English. It is an occupational name for a man who was the gamekeeper at the medieval park.
Either a topographical name derived from Old English rod
meaning "a clearing in woodland", or a locational name from any of the locations named with this word.