Surnames Categorized "bands"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include bands.
usage
source
Báthory Hungarian
Originally indicated a person from Bátor, a village in Hungary, which might be of Turkic origin meaning "hero". This was the surname of a Hungarian noble family who historically controlled the town. One of the family members, Stephen Báthory, became the king of Poland in the 16th century.
Bush English
Originally a name for a person who lived near a prominent bush or thicket.
Carman 1 English
Occupational name for a carter, from Middle English carre "cart" (of Latin origin) and man "man".
Finch English, Literature
From the name of the bird, from Old English finc. It was used by Harper Lee for the surname of lawyer Atticus Finch and his children in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird (1960).
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.
Hanson English
Means "son of Hann".
Kasabian Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Ղասաբյան (see Ghasabyan).
Khan Urdu, Pashto, Bengali
From a title meaning "king, ruler", probably of Mongolian origin but used in many languages.
Kiss Hungarian
Nickname meaning "small" in Hungarian.
London English
From the name of the capital city of the United Kingdom, the meaning of which is uncertain.
McGee Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of Mac Aodha.
Queen English
From a given name that was derived from Old English cwen meaning "queen, woman". In some occurrences it may have been a nickname.
Rojo Spanish
Means "red" in Spanish, referring to the colour of the hair or complexion.
Rush English
Indicated a person who lived near rushes, the grasslike plant that grows in a marsh, from Old English rysc.
Samson English, French
Derived from the given name Samson.
Santana Spanish, Portuguese
From any of the numerous places named after Saint Anna. A famous bearer is the Mexican-American musician Carlos Santana (1947-).
Savage English
English nickname meaning "wild, uncouth", derived from Old French salvage or sauvage meaning "untamed", ultimately from Latin silvaticus meaning "wild, from the woods".
Slade English
Derived from Old English slæd meaning "valley".
Sparks English
From an Old Norse nickname or byname derived from sparkr meaning "sprightly".
Sweet English
From a nickname meaning "sweet, pleasant", from Old English swete.