Surnames Categorized "Blues Hall of Fame inductees"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include Blues Hall of Fame inductees.
Allison English
Means "son of Alan" or "son of Alexander" (as well as other given names beginning with Al).
Arnold English, German
Derived from the given name Arnold.
Bates English
Means "son of Bate".
Bishop English
Means simply "bishop", ultimately from Greek ἐπίσκοπος (episkopos) meaning "overseer". It probably originally referred to a person who served a bishop.
Cannon English
From the ecclesiastical usage of canon, referring to a church official or servant who worked in a clergy house.
Dixon English
Means "son of Dick 1".
Fuller English
Occupational name for a fuller, a person who thickened and cleaned coarse cloth by pounding it. It is derived via Middle English from Latin fullo.
Glover English
Occupational name for a person who made or sold gloves, from Middle English glovere.
Hammond English
From the Norman given name Hamo or the Old Norse given name Hámundr.
Hooker English
Originally applied to one who lived near a river bend or corner of some natural feature, from Old English hoc "angle, hook".
Hunter English, Scottish
Occupational name that referred to someone who hunted for a living, from Old English hunta.
Johnson English
Means "son of John". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
Milburn English
Derived from various place names meaning "mill stream" in Old English.
Milton English
Derived from an English place name meaning "mill town" in Old English. A famous bearer was John Milton (1608-1674), the poet who wrote "Paradise Lost".
Montgomery English, Scottish
From a place name in Calvados, France meaning "Gumarich's mountain". A notable bearer was Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976), a British army commander during World War II.
O'Neal Irish
From Irish Ó Néill meaning "descendant of Neil".
Otis English
Means "son of Ode".
Payne English
From a medieval given name or nickname derived from Latin paganus meaning "heathen, pagan" (from an earlier sense "rural, rustic"), which was given to children whose baptism had been postponed or adults who were not overly religious.
Perkins English
Means "son of Perkin", a medieval diminutive of Peter.
Phillips English
Means "son of Philip".
Pryor English
Originally belonged to one who was a prior (a religious official), or one who worked for a prior.
Rodgers English
Derived from the given name Rodger.
Rush English
Indicated a person who lived near rushes, the grasslike plant that grows in a marsh, from Old English rysc.
Stokes English
Variant of Stoke.
Turner English
Occupational name for one who worked with a lathe, derived from Old English turnian "to turn", of Latin origin. A famous bearer is the American musician Tina Turner (1939-2023), born Anna Mae Bullock.
Wallace Scottish, English, Irish
Means "foreigner, stranger, Celt" from Norman French waleis (of Germanic origin). It was often used to denote native Welsh and Bretons. A famous bearer was the 13th-century Scottish hero William Wallace.
Witherspoon English
Originally given to a person who dwelt near a sheep enclosure, from Middle English wether "sheep" and spong "strip of land".