Surnames Categorized "dark"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include dark.
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.
Blake English
Variant of Black. A famous bearer was the poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827).
Carbone Italian
From a nickname for a person with dark features, from Italian carbone meaning "coal".
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.
Donovan Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Ó Donndubháin meaning "descendant of Donndubhán".
Douglas Scottish
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.
Duff Scottish
Derived from Gaelic dubh meaning "dark".
Dunkel German
Means "dark" in German.
Dunn English, Scottish, Irish
Derived from Old English dunn "dark" or Gaelic donn "brown", referring to hair colour or complexion.
Mac Duibhshíthe Scottish, Irish
Means "son of Duibhshíth" in Gaelic. The given name Duibhshíth means "black peace".
Moreno Spanish, Portuguese
From a nickname meaning "dark" in Spanish and Portuguese.
Neri Italian
From Italian nero "black", indicating a person with a dark complexion or dark hair.
Nieddu Italian
From Sardinian nieddu meaning "black", derived from Latin niger.
Ó Dubháin Irish
Means "descendant of Dubhán".
Prieto Spanish
From a nickname meaning "dark" in Spanish, referring to a person with dark hair or skin.