This is a list of surnames in which the categories include singers.
ARMSTRONGEnglish 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.
CARPENTEREnglish From the occupation, derived from Middle English carpentier (ultimately from Latin carpentarius meaning "carriage maker").
CHEVALIERFrench From a nickname derived from French chevalier meaning "knight", itself from cheval meaning "horse", ultimately from Latin caballus.
COHENJewish Means "priest" from Hebrew כֹּהֵן (kohen). It originally denoted one of the priestly tribe of Levi.
GRAYEnglish From a nickname for a person who had grey hair or grey clothes.
GREENEnglish Descriptive name for someone who often wore the colour green or someone who lived near the village green.
JACKSONEnglish Means "son of JACK". Famous bearers of this name are the American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) and the singer Michael Jackson (1958-2009).