Surnames Categorized "The Nanny characters"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include The Nanny characters.
usage
source
Babcock English
Derived from the medieval name Bab, possibly a diminutive of Bartholomew or Barbara.
Baker English
Occupational name meaning "baker", derived from Middle English bakere.
Barker English
From Middle English bark meaning "to tan". This was an occupational name for a leather tanner.
Barone Italian
From the title barone "baron", derived via Latin from Frankish baro "man, warrior, servant".
Beck 1 English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Cognate of Bach, from Middle English bekke (from Old Norse), Low German beke or Old Norse bekkr all meaning "stream".
Bergman Swedish
From Swedish berg meaning "mountain" and man (Old Norse maðr) meaning "person, man", originally a name for a person living on a mountain.
Bolton English
From any of the many places in England called Bolton, derived from Old English bold "house" and tun "enclosure".
Bradley English
From a common English place name, derived from brad "broad" and leah "woodland, clearing".
Chase English
Occupational name for a hunter, from Middle English chase "hunt".
Chung Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see Jeong).
Clinton English
Derived from the English place name Glinton, of uncertain meaning, or Glympton, meaning "settlement on the River Glyme". This surname is borne by former American president Bill Clinton (1946-).
Cooper English
Means "barrel maker", from Middle English couper.
Davidson English
Means "son of David".
Douglas Scottish
From the name of a town in Lanarkshire, itself named after a tributary of the River Clyde called the Douglas Water, derived from Gaelic dubh "dark" and glais "water, river" (an archaic word related to glas "grey, green"). This was a Scottish Lowland clan, the leaders of which were powerful earls in the medieval period.
Emerson English
Means "son of Emery". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
Estrada Spanish
Spanish form of Street.
Evans Welsh
Means "son of Evan".
Faulkner English, Scottish
Occupational name meaning "keeper of falcons", from Middle English and Scots faulcon, from Late Latin falco, of Germanic origin.
Goodman English
Variant of Good.
Graham Scottish
Derived from the English place name Grantham, which probably meant "gravelly homestead" in Old English. The surname was first taken to Scotland in the 12th century by William de Graham.
Hall English, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Means simply "hall", given to one who either lived in or worked in a hall (the house of a medieval noble).
Hamilton English, Scottish
From an English place name, derived from Old English hamel "crooked, mutilated" and dun "hill". This was the name of a town in Leicestershire, England (which no longer exists).
Holland 1 English
From various English places of this name, derived from Old English hoh "point of land, heel" and land "land".
Jacobs English, Dutch
Derived from the given name Jacob.
John English
Derived from the given name John. A famous bearer is British musician Elton John (1947-), born Reginald Dwight.
Joyner English
Variant of Joiner.
Kimball English
Derived from the Welsh given name Cynbel or the Old English given name Cynebald.
Koenig German
German cognate of King.
Labelle French
Means "fair, beautiful" in French.
Lange German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian cognate of Long.
Lee 2 Korean, Chinese
Korean form of Li 1, from Sino-Korean (i). It is also a variant Chinese romanization of Li 1.
Levine Jewish
Patronymic from the given name Levi.
Lewis 1 English
Derived from the given name Lewis. The author C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a bearer of this surname.
Machado Portuguese, Spanish
Denoted a person who made or used hatchets, derived from Spanish and Portuguese machado "hatchet", both from Latin marculus "little hammer".
Malley Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Máille.
Meadows English
Referred to one who lived in a meadow, from Old English mædwe.
Mercer English
Occupational name for a trader in textiles, from Old French mercier, derived from Latin merx meaning "merchandise".
Miller English
Occupational surname meaning "miller", referring to a person who owned or worked in a grain mill, derived from Middle English mille "mill".
Mitchell 1 English, Scottish
Derived from the given name Michael.
Moore 1 English
Originally indicated a person who lived on a moor, from Middle English mor meaning "open land, bog".
O'Donnell Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Domhnaill meaning "descendant of Domhnall".
O'Malley Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Máille.
Porter English
Occupational name meaning "doorkeeper", ultimately from Old French porte "door", from Latin porta.
Reynolds English
Derived from the given name Reynold.
Richardson English
Means "son of Richard".
Roberts English
Means "son of Robert".
Rosenberg German, Swedish, Jewish
Means "rose mountain" in German and Swedish. As a Swedish and Jewish name it is ornamental.
Simpson English
Means "son of Sim", Sim being a medieval short form of Simon 1. This is the name of a fictional American family on the animated television series The Simpsons, starting 1989.
Smith English
Means "metalworker, blacksmith" from Old English smiþ, related to smitan "to smite, to hit". It is the most common surname in most of the English-speaking world. A famous bearer was the Scottish economist Adam Smith (1723-1790).
Stavros Greek
From the given name Stavros.
Stone English
Name for a person who lived near a prominent stone or worked with stone, derived from Old English stan.
Taylor English
Derived from Old French tailleur meaning "tailor", ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut".
Trump German
Derived from Middle High German trumbe meaning "drum". This surname is borne by the American president Donald Trump (1946-).
Walker English
Occupational name for a person who walked on damp raw cloth in order to thicken it. It is derived from Middle English walkere, Old English wealcan meaning "to move".
Waters 1 English
Originally given to a person who lived near the water.
Williams English
Means "son of William".