This is a list of surnames in which the categories include fauna.
HUMMEL (2) German, Dutch
Nickname for a busy person, from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch hommel
, Middle High German hummel
, all meaning "bee"
From a nickname derived from a Norman French lou
and a diminutive suffix.
From Middle English pecok
. It was originally a nickname for a proud or haughty person.
VOGEL German, Dutch
From Old High German and Old Dutch fogal
. It was originally an occupational name for a bird catcher, or a nickname for a person who liked to sing.
From Middle Low German vos
. It was originally a nickname for a clever person or a person with red hair.
Ornamental name derived from German Wald
meaning "forest" and Vogel