Surnames Categorized "diminutives"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include diminutives.
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Derived from a diminutive of the given name ELIAS.
HERSCHEL German, Jewish
Diminutive form of HIRSCH (1) or HIRSCH (2). A famous bearer was the British-German astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822), as well as his sister Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and son John Herschel (1792-1871), also noted scientists.