Surnames Categorized "places"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include places.
Adriatico Italian
Originally denoted a person who lived near the Adriatic sea.
Almeida Portuguese
Designated a person who had originally lived in the town of Almeida in Portugal. The place name is from Arabic ال مائدة (al ma'idah) meaning "the plateau, the table".
Aquino Italian, Spanish
From the name of an Italian town near Rome, derived from Latin aqua meaning "water", the home town of the 13th-century saint Thomas Aquinas. In Italy the surname is derived directly from the town's name. As a Spanish-language surname, it was sometimes bestowed by missionaries in honour of the saint as they evangelized in Spanish colonies.
Ashley English
Denoted a person hailing from one of the many places in England that bear this name. The place name itself is derived from Old English æsc "ash tree" and leah "woodland, clearing".
Bancroft English
From any of the various places of this name, derived from Old English bean meaning "bean" and croft meaning "small enclosed field".
Beaulieu French
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and lieu "place".
Blakeley English
From name of various English places, derived from Old English blæc "black" and leah "woodland, clearing".
Bolton English
From any of the many places in England called Bolton, derived from Old English bold "house" and tun "enclosure".
Brandon English
From the name of various places in England meaning "hill covered with broom" in Old English.
Burton English
From a common English place name, derived from Old English meaning "fortified town".
Cheshire English
Originally indicated a person from the county of Cheshire in England. Cheshire is named for its city Chester.
Delacroix French
Means "of the cross" in French. It denoted one who lived near a cross symbol or near a crossroads.
De la Cruz Spanish
Spanish cognate of Delacroix.
Dela Cruz Spanish (Filipinized)
Variant of De la Cruz primarily used in the Philippines (where it is the most common surname).
Linville English
From an unknown place name.
Lyon 1 English, French
Originally denoted a person from the city of Lyon in central France, originally Latin Lugdunum, of Gaulish origin meaning "hill fort of Lugus". It could also denote a person from the small town of Lyons-la-Forêt in Normandy.
Lyons English
Variant of Lyon 1.
Mhasalkar Indian (Rare), Marathi (Rare)
Derived from the name of the town of Mhasla in Maharashtra, India.
Nagarkar Indian, Marathi
Derived from the name of the town of Nagar in Maharashtra, India.
Narang Indian, Hindi
From the name of a Pakistani town that was in undivided India.
Nibhanupudi Indian, Telugu
From the name of a village in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Quesada Spanish
Habitational name from Quesada, a place in Jaén in southern Spain. The place name is of uncertain derivation; it could be connected to Old Spanish requexada meaning "corner, tight spot".
Salamanca Spanish
Originally indicated a person from Salamanca, a city in western Spain that is of unknown meaning.
Sherazi Urdu
Urdu form of Shirazi.
Shirazi Persian
Originally denoted someone who came from the city of Shiraz, located in southern Iran. The city's name is possibly of Elamite origin.
Tracey 1 English
From the village of Tracy-sur-mer on the Normandy coast in France. It was brought to England with William the Conqueror.
Vemulakonda Indian, Telugu
Indicated a person from the city of Vemula in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Vernon English
Locational name in the Eure region of Normandy, from the Gaulish element vern "alder (tree)" with the genitive case maker onis.
Warszawski Polish, Jewish
Place name for someone from the Polish city of Warsaw, itself derived from the given name Warsz, a short form of Warcisław.