Surnames Categorized "fabric"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include fabric.
usage
source
Banner English
Occupational name for a flag carrier, derived from Old French baniere meaning "banner", ultimately of Germanic origin.
Brodeur French
Means "embroiderer" in French.
Bureau French
From Old French burel, diminutive of bure, a type of woolen cloth. It may have originated as a nickname for a person who dressed in the material or as an occupational name for someone who worked with it.
Coiro Italian
From Italian cuoio meaning "leather", ultimately from Latin corium. This was an occupational surname for a leather worker or tanner.
Corwin English
Derived from Old French cordoan "leather", ultimately from the name of the Spanish city of Cordova.
Draper English
Occupational name for a maker or seller of woolen cloth, from Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap "cloth").
Durant English, French
Variation of Durand.
Dyer English
Occupational name meaning "cloth dyer", from Old English deah "dye".
Fuller English
Occupational name for a fuller, a person who thickened and cleaned coarse cloth by pounding it. It is derived via Middle English from Latin fullo.
Gereben Hungarian
Means "hackle, hatchel" in Hungarian (a hackle is a tool used to comb out fibers).
Lacy English
Variant of Lacey.
Lane 2 French
Derived from a French word meaning "wool", designating one who worked in the wool trade.
Metaxas Greek
Derived from Greek μέταξα (metaxa) meaning "silk", most likely referring to a silk merchant or another occupation dealing with silk.
Mussolini Italian
From Italian mussolina meaning "muslin", a type of cloth, itself derived from the city of Mosul in Iraq. This name was borne by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (1883-1945).
Ó Síoda Irish
Means "descendant of Síoda", a byname meaning "silk" in Irish.
Raines English
Originally denoted a person from Rayne, Essex, England (possibly from an Old English word meaning "shelter") or from Rennes, Brittany, France (from the name of the Gaulish tribe of the Redones).
Scarlett English
Denoted a person who sold or made clothes made of scarlet, a kind of cloth, possibly derived from Persian سقرلاط (saqrelat).
Tessaro Italian
Occupational name meaning "weaver", ultimately from Latin texarius.
Tucker English
Occupational name for a fuller of cloth, derived from Old English tucian meaning "offend, torment". A fuller was a person who cleaned and thickened raw cloth by pounding it.
Walker English
Occupational name for a person who walked on damp raw cloth in order to thicken it. It is derived from Middle English walkere, Old English wealcan meaning "to move".
Weaver 1 English
Occupational name for a weaver, derived from Old English wefan "to weave".