Surnames Categorized "hair"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include hair.
usage
Baart Dutch
Means "beard" in Dutch, originally describing a person who wore a beard.
Bajusz Hungarian
Means "moustache" in Hungarian.
Bălan Romanian
Means "blond" in Romanian.
Ball English
From Middle English bal, Old English beall meaning "ball". This was either a nickname for a rotund or bald person, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a ball-shaped feature.
Barber English, Scottish
Indicated a barber, one who cut hair for a living.
Bianchi Italian
From Italian bianco meaning "white", originally given to a person who was white-haired or extremely pale.
Biondi Italian
Means "fair-haired, blond" in Italian. This name was borne by the American swimmer Matt Biondi (1965-).
Blanc French
Means "white" in French. The name referred to a person who was pale, or whose hair was blond.
Blanco Spanish
Means "white" in Spanish. The name most likely referred to a person who was pale or had blond hair.
Breitbarth German
From Old High German breit "broad" and bart "beard", originally a nickname for someone with a full beard.
Brkić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian brk meaning "moustache, whisker".
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.
Brun French, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Means "brown" in French, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish. It was originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin.
Brunet French
From a diminutive of French brun meaning "brown".
Bruno Italian, Portuguese
Means "brown" in Italian and Portuguese, a nickname for a person with brown hair or brown clothes.
Cabello Spanish
Means "hair" in Spanish, used as a nickname for a person with a large amount of hair.
Callahan Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Ceallacháin meaning "descendant of Cellachán".
Calvo Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Means "bald" in Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, from Latin calvus.
Cano Spanish
Means "white-haired, old" in Spanish, from Latin canus.
Caruso Italian
Means "close-cropped hair" in Italian, also having the secondary sense "boy, young man".
Cassidy Irish
From Irish Ó Caiside meaning "descendant of Caiside". Caiside is a given name meaning "curly haired".
Charbonneau French
Derived from a diminutive form of French charbon "charcoal", a nickname for a person with black hair or a dark complexion.
Chastain French
From Old French castan "chestnut tree" (Latin castanea), a name for someone who lived near a particular chestnut tree, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-coloured hair.
Chauvin French
From a diminutive of French chauve "bald".
Ćosić Croatian, Serbian
From Croatian and Serbian ćosav "beardless", ultimately from Persian کوسه (koseh) meaning "shark".
Couch Cornish
From Cornish cough "red", indicating the original bearer had red hair.
Crespo Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Referred to a person with curly hair, from Latin crispus meaning "curly".
Crisp English
English cognate of Crespo.
De Wit Dutch
Variant of De Witte.
De Witte Dutch
Means "the white" in Dutch, a nickname for a person with white hair.
Donne Scottish, Irish
From Gaelic donn meaning "brown", a nickname for a person with brown hair.
Dunn English, Scottish, Irish
Derived from Old English dunn "dark" or Gaelic donn "brown", referring to hair colour or complexion.
Fehér Hungarian
Means "white" in Hungarian, originally referring to a person with white hair or complexion.
Fekete Hungarian
Means "black" in Hungarian, originally a nickname for a person with dark hair or a dark complexion.
Fodor Hungarian
From Hungarian fodor meaning "curly, wavy", referring to a person with curly or wavy hair.
Fox English
From the name of the animal. It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a crafty person.
Frost English, German
From Old English and Old High German meaning "frost", a nickname for a person who had a cold personality or a white beard.
Fuchs German
From Old High German fuhs meaning "fox". It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair.
Gold English, German, Jewish
From Old English and Old High German gold meaning "gold", an occupational name for someone who worked with gold or a nickname for someone with yellow hair. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.
Gough 1 Welsh
Nickname for a red-haired person, from Welsh coch "red".
Gray English
From a nickname for a person who had grey hair or grey clothes.
Hu Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "beard, whiskers, recklessly, wildly, barbarian".
Jeż Polish
Means "hedgehog" in Polish. It may have originally been given to a person who resembled a hedgehog in some way.
Kahler German
From a nickname derived from German kahl meaning "bald".
Katsaros Greek
Means "curly" in Greek, referring to a person with curly hair.
Kędzierski Polish
From a nickname meaning "curly", describing a person with curly hair.
Kilduff Irish
From the Irish Mac Giolla Dhuibh meaning "son of the black-haired man".
Kosmatka Polish
Derived from Polish kosmaty meaning "shaggy, hairy".
Kraus German
From Middle High German krus meaning "curly", originally a nickname for a person with curly hair.
Kučera Czech
Means "curl" in Czech, a nickname for a person with curly locks of hair.
Kudrna Czech
Means "curl" in Czech, a nickname for someone with curly hair.
Leblanc French
Means "the white", from French blanc "white". The name referred to a person who was pale or whose hair was blond.
Leroux French
Means "the red", from Old French ros "red". This was a nickname for a person with red hair.
Lombardi Italian
Originally indicated someone who came from the Lombardy region of northern Italy, which was named for the Lombards, a Germanic tribe who invaded in the 6th century. Their name is derived from the Old German roots lang "long" and bart "beard".
Lysenko Ukrainian
From a nickname, either from Ukrainian лис (lys) meaning "fox" or лисий (lysy) meaning "bald".
Mac Giolla Ruaidh Irish
Means "son of the red-haired servant" in Irish.
McMillan Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic MacMhaoilein meaning "son of Maolan", itself meaning "devotee, servant, tonsured one".
Milligan Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish Ó Maolagáin meaning "descendant of Maolagán", a given name derived from maol meaning "bald" or "tonsured".
Negri Italian
Nickname derived from Italian negro "black", used to refer to someone with dark hair or dark skin.
Neri Italian
From Italian nero "black", indicating a person with a dark complexion or dark hair.
Oriol Catalan
From Catalan or meaning "gold", originally a nickname for a person with blond hair.
Pardo Spanish
Means "brown" in Spanish, originally a nickname for someone with brown hair.
Partanen Finnish
Derived from Finnish parta meaning "beard".
Pellé French
From French pelé meaning "bald".
Pleško Slovene
Nickname for a bald person, from Slovene pleša meaning "bald patch".
Prieto Spanish
From a nickname meaning "dark" in Spanish, referring to a person with dark hair or skin.
Rapp 2 German
From Middle High German raben meaning "raven", a nickname for a person with black hair.
Read 1 English
Means "red" from Middle English read, probably denoting a person with red hair or complexion.
Ricci Italian
From Italian riccio meaning "curly", a nickname for someone with curly hair. It is ultimately from Latin ericius meaning "hedgehog".
Roig Catalan
Means "red" in Catalan, from Latin rubeus, originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a red complexion.
Rojo Spanish
Means "red" in Spanish, referring to the colour of the hair or complexion.
Rossi Italian
Derived from a nickname for a red-haired person, from Italian rosso, Latin russus meaning "red". This is the most common surname in Italy.
Roth German, Jewish
From Middle High German rot meaning "red". It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair.
Roux French
Derived from Old French ros meaning "red", from Latin russus, a nickname for a red-haired person.
Roy 2 Scottish
From Gaelic ruadh meaning "red-haired".
Rubio Spanish
Nickname for a person with red hair, from Latin rubeus "red".
Russell English
From a Norman French nickname that meant "little red one", perhaps originally describing a person with red hair.
Schwarz German, Jewish
Means "black" in German, from Old High German swarz. It originally described a person with black hair or a dark complexion.
Sgro Italian
Nickname for a curly-haired person, from Greek σγουρός (sgouros) meaning "curly".
Silver English
From a nickname for a person with grey hair, from Old English seolfor "silver".
Skjeggestad Norwegian
From a place name, derived from Norwegian skjegg "beard" and stad "town, place".
Spanò Sicilian
From Sicilian spanu meaning "sparse, thin hair", ultimately from Greek σπάνιος (spanios) meaning "scarce, rare".
Szőke Hungarian
Means "blond, fair haired" in Hungarian.
Tar Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian tar meaning "bald".
Tosi Italian
Means "clean-shaven", usually denoting a younger man, from Latin tonsus "shaved".
Vlasák Czech
Derived from Czech vlas "hair", probably referring to a barber or a person who bought and sold hair.
Vörös Hungarian
Means "red" in Hungarian, referring to a person with red hair or face.
Voss German
From Middle Low German vos meaning "fox". It was originally a nickname for a clever person or a person with red hair.
Weiss German, Yiddish
From Middle High German wiz or Yiddish װייַס (vais) meaning "white". This was originally a nickname for a person with white hair or skin.
Weiß German
Variant of Weiss.
White English
Originally a nickname for a person who had white hair or a pale complexion, from Old English hwit "white".
Whitehead English
Nickname for someone with white or light-coloured hair, from Old English hwit "white" and heafod "head".