Surnames Categorized "Emergency characters"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include Emergency characters.
Adams English, Jewish
Derived from the given name Adam.
Allen English, Scottish
Derived from the given name Alan.
Anderson English
Means "son of Andrew".
Bailey English
From Middle English baili meaning "bailiff", which comes via Old French from Latin baiulus "porter".
Benson English
Means "son of Benedict".
Brice English
From the given name Brice.
Brown English
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin. A notable bearer is Charlie Brown from the Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz.
Campbell Scottish
From a Gaelic nickname cam beul meaning "wry or crooked mouth". The surname was later represented in Latin documents as de bello campo meaning "of the fair field".
Carson Scottish
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the town of Courson in Normandy.
Chandler English
Occupational name meaning "candle seller" or "candle maker" in Middle English, ultimately derived from Latin candela via Old French.
Clinton English
Derived from the English place name Glinton, of uncertain meaning, or Glympton, meaning "settlement on the River Glyme". This surname is borne by former American president Bill Clinton (1946-).
Colby English
From various English place names, which were derived from the Old Norse nickname Koli (meaning "coal, dark") and býr "town".
Collins 1 Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Coileáin. A famous bearer was Michael Collins, an Irish nationalist leader who was assassinated in 1922.
Cox English
Patronymic form of Cock.
Davis English, Scottish
Means "son of David". This was the surname of the revolutionary jazz trumpet player Miles Davis (1926-1991).
Delaney 2 Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Dubhshláine meaning "descendant of Dubhshláine".
Dietrich German
Derived from the given name Dietrich.
Edwards English
Means "son of Edward".
Emerson English
Means "son of Emery". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
Finch English, Literature
From the name of the bird, from Old English finc. It was used by Harper Lee for the surname of lawyer Atticus Finch and his children in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird (1960).
Gage French, English
Occupational name derived either from Old French jauge "measure" (a name for an assayer) or gage "pledge, payment" (a name for a moneylender). Both words were ultimately of Frankish origin.
Gordon Scottish
From the name of a place in Berwickshire, Scotland, derived from Brythonic words meaning "spacious fort".
Gray English
From a nickname for a person who had grey hair or grey clothes.
Hammond English
From the Norman given name Hamo or the Old Norse given name Hámundr.
Hill English
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll.
Holt English, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
From Old English, Old Dutch and Old Norse holt meaning "forest".
Hoover German (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Huber.
Howard 1 English
Derived from the given name Hughard or Hávarðr.
Hunter English, Scottish
Occupational name that referred to someone who hunted for a living, from Old English hunta.
Jacobs English, Dutch
Derived from the given name Jacob.
Jeffers English
Patronymic from the given name Jeffrey. A famous bearer was poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962).
Johnson English
Means "son of John". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
Kelly 1 Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Ceallaigh meaning "descendant of Ceallach". Famous bearers include actor and dancer Gene Kelly (1912-1996) and actress and princess Grace Kelly (1929-1982).
Kerner German
Derived from Old High German kerno "seed", an occupational name for one who sold or planted seeds.
Langford English
From any of various places in England with this name, derived from Old English lang "long" and ford "ford, river crossing".
Lewis 1 English
Derived from the given name Lewis. The author C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a bearer of this surname.
Lopez Spanish
Unaccented variant of López.
Marsh English
Originally denoted one who lived near a marsh or bog, derived from Old English mersc "marsh".
Marshall English
Derived from Middle English mareschal "marshal", from Latin mariscalcus, ultimately from Germanic roots akin to Old High German marah "horse" and scalc "servant". It originally referred to someone who took care of horses.
McCoy Scottish
Anglicized form of MacAoidh.
McMillan Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic MacMhaoilein meaning "son of Maolan", itself meaning "devotee, servant, tonsured one".
Miller English
Occupational surname meaning "miller", referring to a person who owned or worked in a grain mill, derived from Middle English mille "mill".
Moore 1 English
Originally indicated a person who lived on a moor, from Middle English mor meaning "open land, bog".
Morgan Welsh
Derived from the given name Morgan 1.
Morton English
Derived from a place name meaning "moor town" in Old English.
O'Brien Irish
From the Irish Ó Briain meaning "descendant of Brian".
Parker English
Means "keeper of the park" in Middle English. It is an occupational name for a person who was a gamekeeper at a medieval park.
Paxton English
From an English place name meaning "Pœcc's town". Pœcc is an Old English name of unknown meaning.
Phillips English
Means "son of Philip".
Quincy English
Originally from various place names in Normandy that were derived from the given name Quintus.
Reed English
Variant of Read 1.
Rivers English
Denoted a person who lived near a river, from Middle English, from Old French riviere meaning "river", from Latin riparius meaning "riverbank".
Roberts English
Means "son of Robert".
Robinson English
Means "son of Robin".
Spalding English
From the name of the town of Spalding in Lincolnshire, derived from the Anglo-Saxon tribe of the Spaldingas.
Stanley English
From various place names meaning "stone clearing" in Old English. A notable bearer was the British-American explorer and journalist Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904).
Taylor English
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
Walters English
Derived from the given name Walter.
West English, German
Denoted a person who lived to the west of something, or who came from the west.
Wheeler English
Occupational name for a maker of wagon wheels, derived from Middle English whele "wheel".
Williams English
Means "son of William".
Wilson English
Means "son of Will". A famous bearer was the American president Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924).