Surnames Categorized "inventors"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include inventors.
Means "son of EDA (2)"
or "son of ADAM"
. The surname was borne by American inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931).
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll
Originally from the name of an English town, meaning "white island" in Old English.