This is a list of surnames in which the categories include singers.
Means "strong arm"
from Middle English. Tradition holds that the family is descended from Siward, an 11th-century Earl of Northumbria. Famous bearers of this name include the Americans Louis Armstrong (1901-1971), a jazz musician, and Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), an astronaut who was the first person to walk on the moon.
From the occupation, derived from Middle English carpentier
(ultimately from Latin carpentarius
meaning "carriage maker").
From a nickname derived from French chevalier
, itself from cheval
meaning "horse", ultimately from Latin caballus
from Hebrew כֹּהֵן (kohen)
. It originally denoted one of the priestly tribe of Levi.
From a nickname for a person who had grey hair or grey clothes.
Descriptive name for someone who often wore the colour green or someone who lived near the village green.
Means "son of JACK"
. Famous bearers of this name are the American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) and the singer Michael Jackson (1958-2009).
MANN German, English
From a nickname meaning "man"
. This may have originally been given in order to distinguish the bearer from a younger person with the same name.
Derived from Old French tailleur
, ultimately from Latin taliare