Surnames Categorized "strength"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include strength.
Acardi Italian
Derived from the Norman name Achard, a form of Ekkehard.
Alinari Italian
Means "son of Alinario", which is from the Germanic name Ellanher.
Armstrong English
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.
Bähr German
From Middle High German bër "bear" or ber "boar". This was originally a nickname for a strong or brave person.
Beaufort French
From various French place names derived from beau "beautiful" and fort "strong place, fortress".
Behrend German
Derived from the given name Bernd.
Bieber German, Jewish
From Middle High German biber meaning "beaver", possibly a nickname for a hard worker.
Bull English
From a nickname for a person who acted like a bull.
Clancy Irish
From Irish Mac Fhlannchaidh meaning "descendant of Flannchadh". The given name Flannchadh means "red warrior".
Cobb English
From a medieval English byname meaning "lump".
Costantini Italian
From the given name Costantino.
Durand French, English
From Old French durant meaning "enduring", ultimately from Latin durans. This was a nickname for a stubborn person.
Eilerts German
Derived from the given name Eilert.
Erős Hungarian
Means "strong" in Hungarian.
Espinosa Spanish
From Spanish espinoso meaning "thorny", ultimately from Latin spinosus, a derivative of spina meaning "thorn, spine".
Fermi Italian
Originally indicated a person from the town of Fermo in the Marche region of Italy, originally called Firmum in Latin meaning "strong, steady, firm".
Gagliardi Italian
From Italian gagliardo meaning "strong, vigorous".
Garrido Spanish
Means "elegant, ostentatious" in Spanish.
Harding English
Derived from the given name Heard. A famous bearer was American president Warren G. Harding (1865-1923).
Hardy English, French
From Old French and Middle English hardi meaning "bold, daring, hardy", from the Germanic root *harduz.
Innes 2 Scottish
From the given name Aonghus.
Kelsey English
From an English place name meaning "Cenel's island", from the Old English name Cenel "fierce" in combination with eg "island".
Kemény Hungarian
Means "firm, hard, tough" in Hungarian.
Maynard English
Derived from the Old German given name Meginhard.
McGuinness Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Mag Aonghuis meaning "son of Aonghus".
Mein German
Derived from the given name Meino.
Morandi Italian
From the Italian medieval given name Morando meaning "steadfast".
Ortiz Spanish
Means "son of Orti", a byname deriving either from Latin fortis meaning "brave, strong" or fortunius meaning "fortunate".
Potenza Italian
From the name of the southern Italian city of Potenza, called Potentia in Latin, meaning "power, force".
Power 2 English
From Middle English povre meaning "poor", via Old French from Latin pauper. It could have been a nickname for someone who had no money or a miser.
Robustelli Italian
From a nickname for a strong person, from Italian robusto "strong", from Latin robustus "firm, solid, oaken".
Stabile Italian
From the medieval Italian given name Stabile meaning "stable, firm".
Stark English, German
From a nickname meaning "strong, rigid", from Old English stearc or Old High German stark.
Stoica Romanian
From Romanian stoic meaning "stoic, impassive".
Strong English
Nickname derived from Middle English strong or strang meaning "strong".
Terrell English
Probably derived from the Norman French nickname tirel meaning "to pull", referring to a stubborn person.
Tosto Italian
From a nickname for a tough, stubborn person, from Italian tosto "hard, tough".
Turnbull English, Scottish
Nickname for someone thought to be strong enough to turn around a bull.
Valencia Spanish
From the name of the Spanish city of Valencia.
Valenta Czech
Derived from the given name Valentin.
Vass Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian vas meaning "iron", referring to a worker in iron, a miner of iron ore or a vendor of iron goods. Alternatively, from the same root word, it may have been a nickname referring to one with a distinctively strong constitution.
Vastag Hungarian
From a nickname meaning "stout, thick" in Hungarian.
Wibowo Indonesian
From Indonesian wibawa meaning "authority, power", ultimately from Sanskrit विभव (vibhava).
Willard English
From the given name Wilheard or Willihard.