Surnames Categorized "protection"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include protection.
usage
Armati Italian
From Italian armato meaning "armed, armoured, equipped".
Fitzwilliam Irish
Means "son of William" in Anglo-Norman French.
Gilliam English
Variant of William. A famous bearer of the name is cartoonist and filmmaker Terry Gilliam (1940-).
Guillaume French
From the given name Guillaume.
Guillot French
From a diminutive of the given name Guillaume.
Gupta Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu
Means "protected" in Sanskrit.
Kennedy Irish
From the Irish name Ó Cinnéidigh meaning "descendant of Cennétig". This surname was borne by assassinated American president John F. Kennedy (1917-1963).
Kubo Japanese
From Japanese (ku) meaning "long time ago" and (ho) meaning "protect".
Lagorio Italian
From a nickname derived from Ligurian lagö, referring to a type of lizard, the European green lizard. This little reptile is respected because it supposedly protects against vipers.
Laguardia Italian
Occupational name meaning "sentry, sentinel" in Italian, also a locative name referring to a person who lived near a watchtower. Fiorello Laguardia (1882-1947) was the first mayor of New York of Italian origin.
Lee 1 English
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a leah, Old English meaning "woodland, clearing".
Lemmi Italian
From a short form of the given name Guglielmo. It is typical of Tuscany.
Mac Uileagóid Irish
Irish Gaelic form of McElligott.
MacWilliam Scottish
Means "son of William" in Gaelic.
Marquardt German
From Old High German marka "border, boundary" and wart "protector". This was an occupational name for a border guard.
McElligott Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic name Mac Uileagóid meaning "son of Uileagóid", a diminutive of Uilleag.
McWilliam Scottish
Means "son of William" in Gaelic.
Mondo Italian
From a given name, a short form of names such as Raimondo or Edmondo.
Raimondi Italian
Derived from the given name Raimondo.
Raines English
Originally denoted a person from Rayne, Essex, England (possibly from an Old English word meaning "shelter") or from Rennes, Brittany, France (from the name of the Gaulish tribe of the Redones).
Schüttmann German
Means "watchman, guard" from Middle High German schützen "to protect".
Ward 1 English
Derived from Old English weard meaning "guard, guardian".
Wilcox English
From a diminutive of the given name William.
Wilkerson English
Means "son of Wilkin".
Wilkie English
Double diminutive of the given name William.
Wilkins English
Means "son of Wilkin".
Wilkinson English
Means "son of Wilkin".
Willems Dutch
Derived from the given name Willem.
Willemse Dutch
Derived from the given name Willem.
Willemsen Dutch
Means "son of Willem".
William English
Derived from the given name William.
Williams English
Means "son of William".
Williamson English
Means "son of William".
Willis English
Derived from the given name William. A famous bearer of this surname is actor Bruce Willis (1955-).
Wilms Dutch
Derived from the given name Willem.
Wilson English
Means "son of Will". A famous bearer was the American president Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924).
Wyman English
From the Old English given name Wigmund.
Yasuda Japanese
From Japanese (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet" or (yasu) meaning "protect, maintain" and (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".