Surnames Categorized "boxers"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include boxers.
usage
Acosta Spanish
Spanish form of Da Costa (from a misdivision of the surname).
Ali Arabic
From the given name Ali 1.
Álvarez Spanish
Means "son of Álvaro".
Armstrong English
Means "strong arm" from Middle English. Tradition holds that the family is descended from Siward, an 11th-century Earl of Northumbria. Famous bearers of this name include the Americans Louis Armstrong (1901-1971), a jazz musician, and Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), an astronaut who was the first person to walk on the moon.
Bailey English
From Middle English baili meaning "bailiff", which comes via Old French from Latin baiulus "porter".
Barber English, Scottish
Indicated a barber, one who cut hair for a living.
Barrett English
Probably derived from the Middle English word barat meaning "trouble, deception", originally given to a quarrelsome person.
Beneš Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name Benedikt.
Benítez Spanish
Means "son of Benito".
Benn English
From a short form of Benedict.
Braddock English
From various locations derived from Old English meaning "broad oak".
Bradley English
From a common English place name, derived from brad "broad" and leah "woodland, clearing".
Brewster English
Variant of Brewer, originally a feminine form of the occupational term.
Bridges English
Originally denoted a person who lived near a bridge, or who worked as a bridgekeeper, derived from Middle English brigge, Old English brycg.
Bruno Italian, Portuguese
Means "brown" in Italian and Portuguese, a nickname for a person with brown hair or brown clothes.
Cameron Scottish
Means "crooked nose" from Gaelic cam "crooked" and sròn "nose".
Campbell Scottish
From a Gaelic nickname cam beul meaning "wry or crooked mouth". The surname was later represented in Latin documents as de bello campo meaning "of the fair field".
Carroll Irish
From the given name Cearbhall. A famous bearer was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Charles French
From the given name Charles.
Chávez Spanish
Variant of Chaves. A famous bearer was the labour leader César Chávez (1927-1993).
Crawford English
From a place name derived from Old English crawa "crow" and ford "river crossing".
Dempsey Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Díomasaigh meaning "descendant of Díomasach", a given name meaning "proud".
Douglas Scottish
From the name of a town in Lanarkshire, itself named after a tributary of the River Clyde called the Douglas Water, derived from Gaelic dubh "dark" and glais "water, river" (an archaic word related to glas "grey, green"). This was a Scottish Lowland clan, the leaders of which were powerful earls in the medieval period.
Durán Spanish
Spanish cognate of Durand.
Freitas Portuguese
Means "broken" in Portuguese, a name for one who lived on broken, stony ground.
García Spanish
From a medieval given name of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Basque word hartz meaning "bear". This is the most common surname in Spain.
Gatti Italian
Means "cat" in Italian, originally a nickname for an agile person.
Gómez Spanish
Spanish form of Gomes.
González Spanish
Means "son of Gonzalo" in Spanish. This is among the most common surnames in Spain.
Graham Scottish
Derived from the English place name Grantham, which probably meant "gravelly homestead" in Old English. The surname was first taken to Scotland in the 12th century by William de Graham.
Guidi Italian
From the given name Guido.
Hardy English, French
From Old French and Middle English hardi meaning "bold, daring, hardy", from the Germanic root *harduz.
Holm Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Swedish, Danish and Norwegian holme, holm meaning "islet" (Old Norse holmr).
Holmes English, Scottish
Variant of Holme. A famous fictional bearer was Sherlock Holmes, a detective in Arthur Conan Doyle's mystery stories beginning in 1887.
Hopkins English
Patronymic formed from a diminutive of Hob.
Inoue Japanese
Means "above the well", from Japanese (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit", an unwritten possessive marker (no), and (ue) meaning "above, top, upper".
Jackson English
Means "son of Jack". Famous bearers of this name are the American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) and the singer Michael Jackson (1958-2009).
Johnson English
Means "son of John". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
Jones English, Welsh
Derived from the given name Jon, a medieval variant of John.
Khan Urdu, Pashto, Bengali
From a title meaning "king, ruler", probably of Mongolian origin but used in many languages.
Kovalev Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Ковалёв (see Kovalyov).
Leonard English
Derived from the given name Leonard.
Lewis 1 English
Derived from the given name Lewis. The author C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a bearer of this surname.
López Spanish
Means "son of Lope" in Spanish.
Louis French
From the given name Louis.
Márquez Spanish
Means "son of Marcos".
Marshall English
Derived from Middle English mareschal "marshal", from Latin mariscalcus, ultimately from Germanic roots akin to Old High German marah "horse" and scalc "servant". It originally referred to someone who took care of horses.
Martínez Spanish
Means "son of Martín" in Spanish.
McCallum Scottish
Variant form of MacAngus.
Mercer English
Occupational name for a trader in textiles, from Old French mercier, derived from Latin merx meaning "merchandise".
Moore 1 English
Originally indicated a person who lived on a moor, from Middle English mor meaning "open land, bog".
Morales Spanish
Derived from Spanish moral meaning "mulberry tree", of Latin origin.
Morrison English
Means "son of Morris".
Norton English
From the name of various towns in England meaning "north town" in Old English.
Ortiz Spanish
Means "son of Orti", a byname deriving either from Latin fortis meaning "brave, strong" or fortunius meaning "fortunate".
Reid Scottish
Scots variant of Read 1.
Riley 2 Irish
Variant of Reilly.
Robinson English
Means "son of Robin".
Ruiz Spanish
Means "son of Ruy" in Spanish.
Sánchez Spanish
Means "son of Sancho".
Schmeling German
From Middle Low German smal meaning "small, slender".
Taylor English
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
Tyson 1 English
Derived from a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French tison meaning "firebrand".
Ward 1 English
Derived from Old English weard meaning "guard, guardian".
Whitaker English
From a place name composed of Old English hwit "white" and æcer "field".
Wolfe English
Variant of Wolf.