Surnames Categorized "mountains"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include mountains.
Aaldenberg Dutch
Originally denoted a person who came from an uncertain place called Aaldenberg, meaning "old mountain".
Åberg Swedish
From Swedish å meaning "river, stream" and berg meaning "mountain".
Achterberg Dutch, German
From the name of various places in the Netherlands and Germany, for example the village of achterberg in Utrecht. The place names are derived from Low German achter "behind" and berg "mountain, hill".
Ahlberg Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al (Old Norse ǫlr) meaning "alder" and berg meaning "mountain".
Akiyama Japanese
From Japanese (aki) meaning "autumn" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Aoyama Japanese
From Japanese (ao) meaning "green, blue" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Assenberg Dutch
From Dutch es meaning "ash tree" (plural essen) and berg meaning "mountain".
Berg German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Old High German, Old Dutch and Old Norse berg meaning "mountain".
Bergamaschi Italian
Originally indicated an inhabitant of the city of Bergamo in Lombardy.
Bergfalk Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg meaning "mountain" and falk (Old Norse falki) meaning "falcon".
Berggren Swedish
From Swedish berg meaning "mountain" and gren (Old Norse grein) meaning "branch".
Berglund Swedish
Ornamental name from Swedish berg meaning "mountain" and lund (Old Norse lundr) meaning "grove".
Bergman Swedish
From Swedish berg meaning "mountain" and man (Old Norse maðr) meaning "person, man", originally a name for a person living on a mountain.
Bergmann German
From Old High German berg meaning "mountain" and man meaning "man", originally denoting someone who lived on a mountain.
Bergström Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg meaning "mountain" and ström (Old Norse straumr) meaning "stream".
Dumont French
Means "from the mountain", from French mont "mountain".
Engberg Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng (Old Norse eng) meaning "meadow" and berg meaning "mountain".
Everest English
Originally denoted a person from Évreux in Normandy, itself named after the Gaulish tribe of the Eburovices. Mount Everest in the Himalayas was named for the British surveyor George Everest (1790-1866).
Forsberg Swedish
Derived from Swedish fors meaning "waterfall" and berg meaning "mountain".
Freudenberger German, Jewish
Ornamental name from old German freud meaning "joy" and berg meaning "mountain".
Gorecki m Polish
Originally indicated a person from Górka, the name of various towns in Poland, ultimately from Polish góra "mountain".
Górka Polish
Variant of Gorecki.
Górski m Polish
From the Polish word góra meaning "mountain".
Greenberg German, Jewish
Anglicized form of Grünberg.
Grünberg German, Jewish
From German grün meaning "green" and Berg meaning "mountain". This name indicated a person who lived on or near a forest-covered mountain.
Harel Jewish
Ornamental name adopted from a biblical place name meaning "altar, mountain of God" in Hebrew.
Holmberg Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish holme (Old Norse holmr) meaning "small island" and berg meaning "mountain".
Horáček m Czech
Diminutive derived from Czech hora "mountain".
Horák m Czech
Derived from Czech hora "mountain".
Horník m Czech, Slovak
Occupational name meaning "miner" in Czech and Slovak.
Horowitz Jewish
From the German name of Hořovice, a town in the Czech Republic. Its name is derived from Czech hora "mountain".
Kalniņš m Latvian
Derived from Latvian kalns meaning "mountain, hill".
Langenberg German, Dutch
From various place names meaning "long mountain" in German and Dutch.
Lindberg Swedish
From Swedish lind meaning "linden tree" and berg meaning "mountain".
Lundberg Swedish
Derived from Swedish lund (Old Norse lundr) meaning "grove" and berg meaning "mountain".
Mägi Estonian
Means "hill, mountain" in Estonian.
Mendoza Spanish, Basque
From a Basque place name derived from mendi "mountain" and hotz "cold".
Montagna Italian
Means "mountain" in Italian, from Latin montanus, indicating a person who lived on or near a mountain.
Montagne French
French cognate of Montagna.
Montague English
From a Norman place name meaning "sharp mountain" in Old French.
Montaña Spanish
Spanish cognate of Montagna.
Montanari Italian
Means "from the mountain" in Italian.
Monte Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian variant of Monti, as well as a Portuguese and Spanish cognate.
Montero Spanish
Means "hunter" in Spanish, an agent derivative of monte meaning "mountain, wilderness".
Montgomery English, Scottish
From a place name in Calvados, France meaning "Gumarich's mountain". A notable bearer was Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976), a British army commander during World War II.
Monti Italian
Means "mountain, hill" in Italian, from Latin mons.
Moriyama Japanese
From Japanese (mori) meaning "forest" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Müller German
German equivalent of Miller, derived from Middle High German mülnære or müller.
Nishiyama Japanese
From Japanese 西 (nishi) meaning "west" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Nyberg Swedish
From Swedish ny (Old Norse nýr) meaning "new" and berg meaning "mountain".
Oelberg German
Means "oil hill" from Middle High German öl "oil" and berg "mountain, hill".
Östberg Swedish
From Swedish öst (Old Norse austr) meaning "east" and berg meaning "mountain".
Østberg Norwegian
Norwegian form of Östberg.
Plamondon French
Derived from French plat "flat" and mont "mountain", referring to someone who lived near a flat-topped mountain.
Rosenberg German, Swedish, Jewish
Means "rose mountain" in German and Swedish. As a Swedish and Jewish name it is ornamental.
Rothenberg German, Jewish
From Middle High German rot meaning "red" and berg meaning "mountain". As a Jewish name it may be ornamental.
Sandberg Swedish, Norwegian, Jewish
From Swedish and Norwegian sand (Old Norse sandr) meaning "sand" and berg meaning "mountain" (or in the case of the Jewish surname, from the Yiddish or German cognates).
Scheinberg Jewish
Ornamental name meaning "beautiful mountain" from German schön "beautiful, good, nice" and berg "mountain".
Schwarzenberg German
Means "black mountain" in German.
Serra Italian, Portuguese, Catalan
Italian, Portuguese and Catalan cognate of Sierra.
Sierra Spanish
Originally indicated a dweller on a hill range or ridge, from Spanish sierra "mountain range", derived from Latin serra "saw".
Sjöberg Swedish
From Swedish sjö (Old Norse sær) meaning "lake, sea" and berg meaning "mountain".
Söderberg Swedish
From Swedish söder (Old Norse suðr) meaning "south" and berg meaning "mountain".
Solberg Norwegian, Swedish
From a place name, derived from Old Norse sól meaning "sun" and berg meaning "mountain". As a Swedish name it may be ornamental.
Somma Italian
From the names of Italian places like Somma Lombardo or Somma Vesuviana, derived from Latin summa meaning "summit".
Stenberg Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Scandinavian sten (Old Norse steinn) meaning "stone" and berg meaning "mountain". As a Swedish name it is ornamental.
Sternberg Jewish
Ornamental name derived from old German stern "star" and berg "mountain".
Sugiyama Japanese
From Japanese (sugi) meaning "cedar" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Sundberg Swedish
From Swedish sund meaning "strait" and berg meaning "mountain".
Uchiyama Japanese
From Japanese (uchi) meaning "inside" and (yama) meaning "mountain, hill".
Van den Berg Dutch
Means "from the mountain", derived from Dutch berg meaning "mountain".
Van Wegberg Dutch
Means "from Wegberg", a small town in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany, close to the Dutch border. It is derived from old German weg "way, path, road" and berg "mountain".
Westenberg Dutch
Means "west of the mountain", originally referring to a person who lived there.
Westerberg Swedish
Derived from Swedish *väster (Old Norse vestr) meaning "west" and berg meaning "mountain".
Yamada Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Yamagishi Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (kishi) meaning "beach, shore, bank".
Yamashita Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (shita) meaning "under, below".
Yamauchi Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (uchi) meaning "inside".
Yamazaki Japanese
From Japanese (yama) meaning "mountain" and (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".