Surnames Categorized "towns"
This is a list of surnames in which the categories include towns.
AYERS (3) English
Indicated a person from the town of Ayr in Scotland. The town was named for the river that flows through it, itself derived from an Indo-European root meaning "water".
BOON (2) English
Originally indicated a person from the town of Bohon, in Manche in France. The town's name is of unknown origin.
From the name of a town in East Lothian, Scotland, derived from Gaelic dùn
meaning "fort" and barr
meaning "summit", so called from its situation on a rock that projects into the sea.
From the name of the town of Laterza near Taranto in Apulia. It is typical of southern Italy.
Originally denoted one who came from a town of this name England, meaning "north farm".
Derived from the name of a town in Spain, ultimately from Latin saltus
"forest, glade" and novalis
From various English place names meaning "south town".