From Irish Ó Baoighill
meaning "descendant of Baoigheall". The meaning of the given name Baoigheall
is uncertain, but it is thought to be connected to Irish geall
From a common English place name, derived from Old English meaning "fortified town".
Means "crooked nose" from Gaelic cam
"crooked" and sròn
From the occupation, derived from Middle English carpentier
(ultimately from Latin carpentarius
meaning "carriage maker").
Means "cleric" or "scribe", from Old English clerec
meaning "priest", ultimately from Latin clericus
. A famous bearer was William Clark (1770-1838), an explorer of the west of North America.
Given to a person who was a Fleming, that is a person who was from FLANDERS
in the Netherlands.
From the name of a place in Berwickshire, Scotland, derived from Brythonic words meaning "spacious fort".
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll
Occupational name for someone who put the metal hoops around wooden barrels.
From Japanese 黒 (kuro)
meaning "black" and 澤 (sawa)
meaning "marsh". A notable bearer was Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), a Japanese film director.
From Irish Ó Loingsigh
meaning "descendant of Loingseach", a given name meaning "mariner".
MANN German, English
From a nickname meaning "man". This may have originally been given in order to distinguish the bearer from a younger person with the same name.
SCOTT English, Scottish
Originally given to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic.
Locational name that originally designated a person who came from Taranto, a city in southeast Italy, which was originally called Ταρας (Taras)
by Greek colonists. A famous bearer of this name is the American director Quentin Tarantino (1963-).
Means "from the farm" in Dutch, derived from hoeve
"farm", and so indicated a person who lived on a farm.
WEST English, German
Denoted a person who lived to the west of something, or who came from the west.