Surnames Categorized "scientists"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include scientists.
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.
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.
Occupational name for a forester, meaning "ward of the wood" in Old English.