Surnames Categorized "family"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include family.
Aalfs Dutch
Means "son of Aalf", a short form of Adolf.
Abate Italian
From Italian abate meaning "abbot, priest", derived via Latin and Greek from an Aramaic word meaning "father". This was used either as a nickname or an occupational name for a worker in a priest's house.
Aksoy Turkish
From Turkish ak "white" and soy "lineage, ancestry".
Al Su'ud Arabic
From Arabic آل (aal) meaning "family" combined with the given name Su'ud. Normally transcribed Al Saud, this is the family name of the ruling dynasty of Saudia Arabia.
Antema Frisian
Means "son of Ante 2".
Antuma Frisian
Variant of Antema.
Ayers 1 English
From Middle English eir meaning "heir".
Bašić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of the chief", derived from Serbo-Croatian baša meaning "chief, boss" (of Turkish origin).
Benini Italian
Means "son of Benino" from a diminutive of Bene or Beno, short forms of Benedetto.
Bonfils French
Derived from Old French bon fils meaning "good son".
Cousineau French
Derived from Old French cosin meaning "cousin".
Evers Dutch
Means "son of Evert".
Fitzroy English
Means "son of the king" in Anglo-Norman French, from French roi meaning "king". This name has been bestowed upon illegitimate children of kings.
Fitzwilliam Irish
Means "son of William" in Anglo-Norman French.
Foster 4 English
Nickname given to a person who was a foster child or foster parent.
Gujić Bosnian
Means "son of a snake" from the Bosnian word guja meaning "snake".
Jedynak Polish
Means "only child" in Polish.
Laursen Danish
Means "son of Laur", a short form of Laurits.
Lennartsson Swedish
Means "son of Lennart".
Leonardi Italian
From the given name Leonardo.
Leonardson English
Means "son of Leonard".
MacWilliam Scottish
Means "son of William" in Gaelic.
McElligott Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic name Mac Uileagóid meaning "son of Uileagóid", a diminutive of Uilleag.
McWilliam Scottish
Means "son of William" in Gaelic.
Nieto Spanish
From a nickname meaning "grandson" in Spanish.
Norris 2 English
Means "wet nurse, foster mother" from Old French norrice, from Latin nutricius.
Ohme German
From Middle High German oem meaning "maternal uncle".
Oomen Dutch
Patronymic derived from Middle Dutch oom meaning "(maternal) uncle".
Parent English, French
Derived from Old French parent meaning either "notable" (from Latin pārēre meaning "to be apparent") or "parent" (from Latin parere meaning "to produce, to give birth").
Parrino Sicilian
From a Sicilian variant of Italian padrino meaning "godfather".
Pope English
From a nickname that originally designated a person who played the part of the pope in a play or pageant. Otherwise the name could be used as a nickname for a man with a solemn, austere, or pious appearance. It is derived from Latin papa, ultimately from Greek πάππας (pappas) meaning "father".
Sun Chinese
From Chinese (sūn) meaning "grandchild, descendant". A famous bearer of the surname was Sun Tzu, the 6th-century BC author of The Art of War.
Wilkerson English
Means "son of Wilkin".
Wilkins English
Means "son of Wilkin".
Wilkinson English
Means "son of Wilkin".
Willemsen Dutch
Means "son of Willem".
Williams English
Means "son of William".
Williamson English
Means "son of William".
Wilson English
Means "son of Will". A famous bearer was the American president Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924).
Ziętek Polish
Possibly from a diminutive of Polish zięć meaning "son-in-law".