Surnames Categorized "place names"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include place names.
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BOON (2)     English
Originally indicated a person from the town of Bohon, in Manche in France. The town's name is of unknown origin.
BUCKLEY (1)     English
From an English place name derived from bucc "buck, male deer" and leah "woodland, clearing".
BURNHAM     English
From the name of various towns in England, typically derived from Old English burna "stream, spring" and ham "home".
HORTON     English
From the name of a town in Yorkshire meaning "mud town".
KEITH     Scottish
From a place name which is probably derived from the Brythonic element cet meaning "wood". This was the surname of a long line of Scottish nobles.
LYNDON     English
Originally from a place name meaning "lime tree hill" in Old English.
MEDINA     Spanish
From the name of a Spanish city, whose name is derived from the Arabic word for "city".
MONROE     Scottish
Designated a person who had originally lived near the mouth of the Roe River in Derry, Ireland.
MURRAY (1)     Scottish
Derived from the region in Scotland called Moray meaning "seaboard settlement". A notable bearer of this surname was General James Murray (1721-1794), who was the first British Governor-General of Canada.
NORTHROP     English
From the name of a town in England meaning "north farm".
RHODES     English
Either a topographical name derived from Old English rod meaning "a clearing in woodland", or a locational name from any of the locations named with this word.
TRENT     English
Denoted one who lived near the River Trent in England.
ZELLWEGER     German (Swiss)
Originally denoted a person from the Appenzell region of Switzerland. The place name is derived from Latin abbatis cella meaning "estate of the abbot". A famous bearer is actress Renée Zellweger (1969-).
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