Surnames Categorized "scientists"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include scientists.
usage
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.
Fleming English
Given to a person who was a Fleming, that is a person who was from Flanders in the Netherlands.
Freud German, Jewish
Means "joy" in German, a nickname for a cheerful person. A famous bearer was the psychologist Sigmund Freud (1856-1939).
Geiger German
Means "fiddle player" in German, derived from Old High German giga "fiddle".
Herschel German, Jewish
Diminutive form of Hirsch 1 or Hirsch 2. A famous bearer was the British-German astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822), as well as his sister Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and son John Herschel (1792-1871), also noted scientists.
Ingram English
Derived from the given name Ingram.
Marconi Italian
Derived from the given name Marco.
Pavlov m Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Pavel". A famous bearer of this surname was the Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936), known for his discovery of the conditioned reflex.
Powell Welsh, English
Derived from Welsh ap Hywel meaning "son of Hywel".
Shen Chinese
From Chinese (shēn) referring to the ancient state of Shen, which existed during the Zhou dynasty.
Van Leeuwenhoek Dutch
Variant of Leeuwenhoek. A famous bearer of this surname is Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), a pioneer in the field of microscopy.
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.