Surnames Categorized "clothing"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include clothing.
Abadjiev Bulgarian
Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word aba "coat". It may have originally denoted the children of a tailor.
Abarca Spanish
From the name of a type of leather-soled shoe or sandal made on the Balearic Islands. It originally indicated a person who made or sold this item.
Blau German
Means "blue" in German, most likely used to refer to a person who wore blue clothes.
Brodeur French
Means "embroiderer" in French.
Brogan Irish
Occupational name derived from Irish bróg meaning "shoe".
Bureau French
From Old French burel, diminutive of bure, a type of woolen cloth. It may have originated as a nickname for a person who dressed in the material or as an occupational name for someone who worked with it.
Calligaris Italian
From Late Latin caligarius meaning "shoemaker".
Capello 1 Italian
From Late Latin cappa meaning "cloak, cape, hood". This was a name for one who made or wore cloaks.
Causer English
Occupational name for one who made leggings, derived from Old French chausse "leggings".
Chaput French
From a diminutive of the Old French word chape meaning "cloak, hood". The name referred to a person who made, sold or often wore cloaks.
Charmchi Persian
Means "leather worker" in Persian, from چرم (charm) meaning "leather" combined with چی (chi), denoting an occupation.
Cojocaru Romanian
From Romanian cojoc meaning "sheepskin coat". This was an occupational name for a maker of these coats.
Coppola Italian
From the name of a type of hat characteristic of Sicily and southern Italy. This surname indicated a person who wore or made these hats.
Correia Portuguese
Means "leather strap, belt" in Portuguese, denoting a person who worked with leather products.
Courtemanche French
Means "short sleeve" in French.
Couture French
Means "tailor" in Old French.
Csizmadia Hungarian
Means "bootmaker" in Hungarian.
Darzi Persian
Means "tailor" in Persian.
Dexter English
Occupational name meaning "dyer" in Old English (originally this was a feminine word, but it was later applied to men as well).
Draper English
Occupational name for a maker or seller of woolen cloth, from Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap "cloth").
Dyer English
Occupational name meaning "cloth dyer", from Old English deah "dye".
Färber German
Occupational name meaning "dyer", derived from German Farbe "colour".
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.
Hoedemaker Dutch
Occupational name for a hat maker, from Dutch hoed "hat" and maker "maker".
Jehlička Czech
From Czech jehla meaning "needle", most likely borne by tailors in reference to their occupation.
Kadlec Czech
From Czech tkadlec meaning "weaver".
Kappel German, Dutch
Name for a person who lived near or worked at a chapel, ultimately from Late Latin cappella, a diminutive of cappa "cape", arising from the holy relic of the torn cape of Saint Martin, which was kept in small churches.
Kleid Jewish
Occupational name for a tailor, from Old High German kleid meaning "garment, clothing".
Knef German
Occupational name for a shoemaker, derived from Low German knif meaning "shoemaker's knife".
Knopf German
Means "button" in German, originally belonging to a button maker or button seller.
Koszorús Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian koszorú meaning "garland, wreath, girdle", a name for someone who made garlands.
Kravchenko Ukrainian
Derived from Ukrainian кравець (kravets) meaning "tailor".
Kravitz Jewish
Occupational name derived from Polish krawiec meaning "tailor".
Lane 2 French
Derived from a French word meaning "wool", designating one who worked in the wool trade.
Maisuradze Georgian
From Georgian მაისურა (maisura) meaning "shirt", an occupational name for one who made or sold them.
Metaxas Greek
Derived from Greek μέταξα (metaxa) meaning "silk", most likely referring to a silk merchant or another occupation dealing with silk.
Mussolini Italian
From Italian mussolina meaning "muslin", a type of cloth, itself derived from the city of Mosul in Iraq. This name was borne by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (1883-1945).
Ó Cochláin Irish
Means "descendant of Cochlán", where the given name Cochlán is derived from Irish cochal "cape" or "hood". This surname originated in County Cork, Ireland.
Ó hÉideáin Irish
Means "descendant of Éideán" in Irish. The given name Éideán is a diminutive of éideadh meaning "clothes, armour".
Ó hÉidín Irish
Means "descendant of Éidín" in Irish. The given name Éidín is a diminutive of éideadh meaning "clothes, armour".
Papoutsis Greek
Means "shoemaker" in Greek.
Quattrocchi Italian
From Italian quattro meaning "four" and occhi meaning "eyes", a nickname for a person who wore glasses. It is usually found in Sicily.
Raptis Greek
Means "tailor" in Greek.
Sarto Italian
Occupational name meaning "tailor" in Italian, from Latin sartor, from sarcire meaning "to mend".
Sauter German
Occupational name for a cobbler, from Latin sutor "sewer, cobbler".
Savatier French
From Old French savatier "shoemaker", derived from savate "shoe", of uncertain ultimate origin.
Scarpa Italian
Means "shoemaker" from Italian scarpa meaning "shoe".
Scherer German
Occupational name for a cutter of cloth or a sheep-shearer, from Old High German skeran "to cut".
Schröder 1 Low German
Occupational name for a tailor, from Middle Low German schroden meaning "to cut".
Schuchardt German
From Middle High German schuochwürte meaning "shoemaker, cobbler".
Schuhmacher German
From the Middle High German occupational name schuochmacher meaning "shoemaker".
Schuster German
Means "shoemaker, cobbler", from Middle High German schuoch "shoe" and suter, from Latin sutor "sewer, cobbler".
Ševčík Czech
Occupational name derived from Czech švec meaning "shoemaker, cobbler".
Sherman 2 Jewish
Means "tailor" in Yiddish, derived from שער (sher) meaning "scissors".
Shevchenko Ukrainian
Derived from Ukrainian швець (shvets) meaning "shoemaker".
Shevchuk Ukrainian
Derived from Ukrainian швець (shvets) meaning "shoemaker".
Shvets Ukrainian, Russian
Means "shoemaker" in Ukrainian and Russian.
Snyder English
Means "tailor", derived from Middle English snithen "to cut", an occupational name for a person who stitched coats and clothing.
Szabó Hungarian
Means "tailor" in Hungarian.
Szewc Polish
Means "shoemaker" in Polish.
Tailler French
Means "tailor" from Old French tailleur.
Takács Hungarian
Means "weaver" in Hungarian.
Taylor English
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
Terzi 2 Turkish
Means "tailor" in Turkish, ultimately of Persian origin.
Terzić Bosnian
From Bosnian terzija meaning "tailor", ultimately of Persian origin.
Tessaro Italian
Occupational name meaning "weaver", ultimately from Latin texarius.
Tkachuk Ukrainian
From Ukrainian ткач (tkach) meaning "weaver".
Tucker English
Occupational name for a fuller of cloth, derived from Old English tucian meaning "offend, torment". A fuller was a person who cleaned and thickened raw cloth by pounding it.
Varga Hungarian
Occupational name meaning "cobbler" in Hungarian.
Wardrobe English
From Old French warder "to guard" and robe "garment", an occupational name for a servant responsible for the clothing in a household.
Weaver 1 English
Occupational name for a weaver, derived from Old English wefan "to weave".
Webb English
Occupational name meaning "weaver", from Old English webba, a derivative of wefan "to weave".
Webster English
Occupational name meaning "weaver", from Old English webba, a derivative of wefan "to weave".
Zangari Italian
Southern Italian name, derived from Greek τσαγκάρης (tsankaris) meaning "shoemaker, cobbler".