Surnames Categorized "place names"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include place names.
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AYERS (3)English
Indicated a person from the town of Ayr in Scotland. The town was named for the river which flows through it, itself derived from an Indo-European root meaning "water".
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".
BURNHAMEnglish
From the name of various towns in England, typically derived from Old English burna "stream, spring" and ham "home".
HORTONEnglish
From the names of various places in England which are derived from Old English horh "dirt, mud" and tun "enclosure, yard, town".
KEITHScottish
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.
LANGDONEnglish
Derived from an Old English place name meaning "long hill" (effectively meaning "ridge").
LANGLEY (1)English
From any of the various places with this name, all derived from Old English lang "long" and leah "woodland, clearing".
LATERZAItalian
Typical of southern Italy: it comes from the place name Laterza, a town near Taranto in the Puglia region.
LYNDONEnglish
Originally from a place name meaning "linden tree hill" in Old English.
MEDINASpanish
From the name of a Spanish city, whose name is derived from the Arabic word for "city".
MILANOItalian
Originally indicated someone who came from MILAN.
MONROEScottish
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.
NORTHROPEnglish
From the name of a town in England meaning "north farm".
PEAKEnglish
Means "dweller by the pointed hill" from Old English peac. It could also denote a person from the Peak District in Derbyshire, England.
PRESCOTTEnglish
From an English place name meaning "priest's cottage".
RHODESEnglish
Topographic name derived from Old English rod meaning "cleared land", or a locational name from any of the locations named with this word.
SANDOVALSpanish
Derived from the name of a town in Spain, ultimately from Latin saltus "forest, glade" and novalis "unploughed land".
SUTTONEnglish
From various English place names meaning "south town".
TRENTEnglish
Denoted one who lived near the River Trent in England.
ZELLWEGERGerman (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-).