Surnames Categorized "inventors"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include inventors.
Edison English
Means "son of Eda 2" or "son of Adam". The surname was borne by American inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931).
Hill English
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll.
Muir Scottish
Scots form of Moore 1. This name was borne by the Scottish-American naturalist John Muir (1838-1914).
Whitney English
Originally from the name of an English town, meaning "white island" in Old English.