This is a list of surnames in which the categories include dark.
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.
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"
"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 Sardinian nieddu
, derived from Latin niger
From a nickname meaning "dark"
in Spanish, referring to a person with dark hair or skin.