This is a list of surnames in which the categories include dark.
Variant of BLACK
. A famous bearer was the poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827).
From a nickname for a person with dark features, from Italian carbone
Derived from a diminutive form of French charbon
"charcoal", a nickname for a person with black hair or a dark complexion.
Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhghlas
, which meant "dark river" from dubh
"dark" and glais
"water, river" (an archaic word related to glas
"grey, green"). This is the name of various places in Scotland, such as a tributary of the River Clyde.
DUNN English, Scottish, Irish
Derived from Old English dunn
"dark" or Gaelic donn
"brown", referring to hair colour or complexion.
From Italian nero
"black", indicating a person with a dark complexion or dark hair.
From a nickname meaning "dark" in Spanish, referring to a person with dark hair or skin.