Surnames Categorized "feelings"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include feelings.
Acerbi Italian
From Italian acerbo meaning "bitter, harsh, severe".
Afolayan Yoruba
Means "walks like a wealthy person, walks with confidence" in Yoruba.
Allegri Italian
From an Italian nickname derived from allegro meaning "quick, lively".
Anand Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Means "happiness, bliss" in Sanskrit.
Antema Frisian
Means "son of Ante 2".
Antuma Frisian
Variant of Antema.
Bloodworth English
Originally indicated someone from the town of Blidworth in Nottinghamshire, which was derived from the Old English byname Blīþa (meaning "happy, blithe") combined with worð "enclosure".
Blythe English
From Old English meaning "happy, joyous, blithe".
Bravo Spanish, Portuguese
From a nickname meaning "angry, bold, brave" in Spanish and Portuguese.
Coy English
Means "quiet, shy, coy" from Middle English coi.
Dempsey Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Díomasaigh meaning "descendant of Díomasach", a given name meaning "proud".
Fear English
Derived from Middle English feare meaning "friend, comrade".
Fejes Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian fej meaning "head", originally a nickname applied to a stubborn person.
Freud German, Jewish
Means "joy" in German, a nickname for a cheerful person. A famous bearer was the psychologist Sigmund Freud (1856-1939).
Freudenberger German, Jewish
Ornamental name from old German freud meaning "joy" and berg meaning "mountain".
Fukuzawa Japanese
From Japanese (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Gale English
Derived from Middle English gaile meaning "jovial".
Gniewek Polish
Derived from Gniewek, a diminutive of Zbigniew, Jarogniew, or other names containing gniew "anger".
Grieve Scottish
Occupational name meaning "steward, farm manager" in Middle English, related to the German title Graf.
Grimm German
From a nickname for a stern person, derived from Old High German grim "stern, severe, angry". Famous bearers include Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859), known for compiling German folktales.
Gronchi Italian
From the Tuscan word gronchio meaning "numb, bent". This is an Italian regional surname typical of Tuscany. A famous bearer was the Italian president Giovanni Gronchi (1887-1978).
Gross German
Variant of Groß.
Gutermuth German
Derived from Middle High German guot meaning "good" and muot meaning "mind, spirit". It was a nickname for an optimistic person.
Guttuso Italian
From a Sicilian nickname meaning "sad". It was name of the famous Italian painter Renato Guttuso (born 1912).
Holguín Spanish
Possibly from Spanish holgar "to rest, to enjoy oneself".
Joly French
From Old French joli meaning "happy, jolly, pretty".
Joyce English, Irish
From the given name Joyce.
Kayode Yoruba
From the given name Kayode.
Keen English
From Old English cene meaning "bold, brave".
Kelsey English
From an English place name meaning "Cenel's island", from the Old English name Cenel "fierce" in combination with eg "island".
Kyselý m Czech
Means "sour" in Czech. It was most likely used to denote a person known for having a bad mood.
Lamb English
From the name of the animal, perhaps a nickname for a shy person.
Lozano Spanish
Means "healthy, exuberant, lively" in Spanish, originally used as a nickname for an elegant or haughty person.
Lykke Danish
Means "happiness" in Danish.
Madden Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Madaidhín.
Ó Meadhra Irish
Means "descendant of Meadhra". The given name Meadhra is derived from the Gaelic meadhar meaning "merry, happy".
Ó Rodagh Irish
Means "descendant of Rodach" in Irish. The given name Rodach is derived from from Irish rod meaning "spirited, furious".
Pain English
Variant of Payne.
Rey 2 English
Means "female roe deer" from Old English ræge, probably denoting someone of a nervous temperament.
Sauer German
Means "sour" in German, a nickname for an embittered or cantankerous person.
Schreck German
From Middle High German schrecken meaning "to frighten, to scare".
Sharma Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Means "joy, shelter, comfort" in Sanskrit.
Sommer 1 German, English
Means "summer", from Old High German sumar or Old English sumor. This was a nickname for a cheerful person, someone who lived in a sunny spot, or a farmer who had to pay taxes in the summer.
Sonnen German
Means "sun" from Middle High German sunne. It probably denoted someone of cheerful temperament or a person who lived in a sunny area.
Sorge German
Means "worry, care, anxiety" in German, from Old High German sorga.
Stern 1 English
From Old English styrne meaning "stern, severe". This was used as a nickname for someone who was stern, harsh, or severe in manner or character.
Sturm German
Means "storm" in German, originally a nickname for a volatile person.
Sweet English
From a nickname meaning "sweet, pleasant", from Old English swete.
Veselý m Czech, Slovak
From a nickname meaning "cheerful" in Czech and Slovak.
Wild English, German
Means "wild, untamed, uncontrolled", derived from Old English wilde. This was either a nickname for a person who behaved in a wild manner or a topographic name for someone who lived on overgrown land.
Winston English
Derived from the given name Wynnstan.
Winter English, German, Swedish
From Old English winter or Old High German wintar meaning "winter". This was a nickname for a person with a cold personality.
Wruck German
From Middle Low German wrok meaning "cantankerous".
Yu 4 Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "concerned, anxious" and also referring to the ancient state of Yu, which was situated in what is now Shanxi province.
Zima mu Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian
From an Old Slavic word meaning "winter". This may have been a nickname for a person with a chilly personality.