Surnames Categorized "scientists"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include scientists.
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BROWN     English
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin. A notable bearer is Charlie Brown from the 'Peanuts' comic strip by Charles Schulz.
EVERHART     German
Variant of EBERHARDT.
FLEMING     English
Given to a person who was a Fleming, that is a person who was from FLANDERS in the Netherlands.
HERSCHEL     German, Yiddish
Diminutive form of HIRSCH (1) or HIRSCH (2). A famous bearer was the British astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822), as well as his sister Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and son John Herschel (1792-1871), also noted scientists.
PATTERSON     English, Scottish
Means "son of PATRICK".
POWELL     Welsh
Derived from Welsh Ap Howell meaning "son of HOWELL".
WATSON     English, Scottish
Patronymic derived from the Middle English given name Wat or Watt, a diminutive of the name WALTER.
WOODWARD     English
Occupational name for a forester, meaning "ward of the wood" in Old English.
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