Surnames Categorized "travel"
From the Turkish word
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French
. A famous bearer is the former American president Jimmy Carter (1924-).
"descendant of Deoradhán"
is a given name meaning "exile, wanderer".
"descendant of the messenger"
"son of the pilgrim"
meaning "pilgrim", ultimately derived from Arabic
, ultimately derived from Arabic
. It originally denoted a person who had completed the hajj.
"descendant of Allmhurán"
. The given name
means "stranger from across the sea".
From a nickname for a person who took big steps, from Finnish
From the Irish
"descendant of Marcach"
, a given name meaning "horse rider".
in Czech, from the verb
"to return", perhaps used to denote a person who came home following a long absence.
, ultimately from Latin
"palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.
in Italian, ultimately from Latin
Nickname for a person who was a pilgrim, ultimately from Latin
"walk, wander, stroll"
in Czech. This was an occupational name for a travelling tradesman.
. This surname is borne by the Russian president Vladimir Putin (1952-).
From the unattested Old English given name
, derived from the Old English elements
"sea, ocean" and
From a medieval Italian name given to a boy born after the death of a previous one, derived from Italian
ritorna in casa
"come back home".
Travers English, French
From an English and French place name that described a person who lived near a bridge or ford, or occasionally as an occupational name for the collector of tolls at such a location. The place name is derived from Old French
(which comes from Late Latin
), which means
Wade 2 English
From the Old English given name
, a derivative of the word
Occupational name for a person who walked on damp raw cloth in order to thicken it. It is derived from Middle English
, Old English
meaning "to move".
From Old English
"way, road, path"