Surnames Categorized "black"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include black.
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BLACK English
Means either "black" (from Old English blæc) or "pale" (from Old English blac). It could refer to a person with a pale or a dark complexion, or a person who worked with black dye.
BLACKBURN English
From the name of a city in Lancashire, meaning "black stream" in Old English.
BLACKMAN English
From a nickname, a variant of BLACK.
BLACKWOOD English, Scottish
From an English place name meaning "black wood".
BLAKE English
Variant of BLACK. A famous bearer was the poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827).
BLAKESLEY English
From the name of a town in Northamptonshire, itself meaning "Blæcwulf's meadow" in Old English. Blæcwulf is a byname meaning "black wolf".
CARBONE Italian
From a nickname for a person with dark features, from Italian carbone meaning "coal".
CAREY Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Ciardha meaning "descendant of CIARDHA".
ČERNÝ Czech
Means "black" in Czech.
CHARBONNEAU French
Derived from a diminutive form of French charbon "charcoal", a nickname for a person with black hair or a dark complexion.
COLE English
From the Old English byname COLA.
COWDEN English
From various English place names, which meaning either "coal valley", "coal hill" or "cow pasture" in Old English.
CRNČEVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from Serbian and Croatian црн (crn) meaning "black".
FEKETE Hungarian
Means "black" in Hungarian, originally a nickname for a person with dark hair or a dark complexion.
KILDUFF Irish
From the Irish Mac Giolla Dhuibh meaning "son of the black-haired man".
KUROSAWA Japanese
From Japanese (kuro) meaning "black" and (sawa) meaning "marsh". A notable bearer was Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), a Japanese film director.
LI (2) Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "black".
MAC DUIBHSHÍTHE Scottish, Irish
Means "son of Duibhshíth" in Gaelic. The given name Duibhshíth means "black peace".
MERLO Italian, Spanish
Means "blackbird", ultimately from Latin merula. The blackbird is a symbol of a naive person.
MUSTONEN Finnish
Derived from Finnish musta meaning "black".
NEGRI Italian
Nickname derived from Italian negro "black", used to refer to someone with dark hair or dark skin.
NERI Italian
From Italian nero "black", indicating a person with a dark complexion or dark hair.
Ó DUBHÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of DUBHÁN".
RAPP (2) German
From Middle High German raben meaning "raven", a nickname for a person with black hair.