This is a list of surnames in which the categories include kindness.
From Middle English boneire "kind, courteous"
, derived from Norman French bon aire
Derived from Old French bon cuer
meaning "good heart"
Originally denoted someone from San Pietro di Caridà, a town in Calabria. The town's name may be derived from Greek χάρις (charis)
meaning "grace, kindness".
From the old Italian given name Bonagiunta
(derived from bono
"good" and aggiunto
From a nickname meaning "good"
, referring to a kindly person.
Derived from Middle High German herze
, a nickname for a big-hearted person.
Anglicized form of the Irish Ó Caoimh
meaning "descendant of CAOMH"
SENFT (2) German
Nickname for a helpful, kind person, from Old High German semfti
meaning "soft, accommodating"
WALLER (1) English
Derived from Old French gallier
meaning "person with a pleasant temper"