Surnames Categorized "TV presenters"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include TV presenters.
Acosta Spanish
Spanish form of Da Costa (from a misdivision of the surname).
Baldwin English
Derived from the given name Baldwin.
Barker English
From Middle English bark meaning "to tan". This was an occupational name for a leather tanner.
Beutel German
From Middle High German biutel meaning "bag", originally belonging to a person who made or sold bags.
Bradley English
From a common English place name, derived from brad "broad" and leah "woodland, clearing".
Burnett English
Means "brown" in Middle English, from Old French brunet, a diminutive of brun.
Carlson Swedish
Means "son of Carl".
Chancellor English
Occupational name for an administrator, a chancellor, from Norman French chancelier.
Chase English
Occupational name for a hunter, from Middle English chase "hunt".
Chung Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see Jeong).
Collingwood English
From a place name, itself derived from Old French chalenge meaning "disputed" and Middle English wode meaning "woods".
Cooper English
Means "barrel maker", from Middle English couper.
Corcoran Irish
From Irish Ó Corcráin meaning "descendant of Corcrán", a given name derived from the Gaelic word corcair "purple".
Curry Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Comhraidhe or Ó Corra.
Donaldson English
Means "son of Donald". A notable bearer is the online personality Jimmy Donaldson (1998-), who goes by the alias MrBeast.
Edwards English
Means "son of Edward".
Gupta Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu
Means "protected" in Sanskrit.
Harlow English
Habitational name derived from a number of locations named Harlow, from Old English hær "rock, heap of stones" or here "army", combined with hlaw "hill".
Holmes English, Scottish
Variant of Holme. A famous fictional bearer was Sherlock Holmes, a detective in Arthur Conan Doyle's mystery stories beginning in 1887.
Holt English, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
From Old English, Old Dutch and Old Norse holt meaning "forest".
Hume Scottish, English
Variant of Holme. A famous bearer was the philosopher David Hume (1711-1776).
Jennings English
From the given name Jenyn, a diminutive of Jen, itself a Middle English form of John.
Jensen Danish, Norwegian
Means "son of Jens". This is the most common surname in Denmark.
Jones English, Welsh
Derived from the given name Jon, a medieval variant of John.
Kane Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Catháin.
Kelly 1 Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Ceallaigh meaning "descendant of Ceallach". Famous bearers include actor and dancer Gene Kelly (1912-1996) and actress and princess Grace Kelly (1929-1982).
King English
From Old English cyning "king", originally a nickname for someone who either acted in a kingly manner or who worked for or was otherwise associated with a king. A famous bearer was the American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968).
Koppel Estonian, Danish
From Low German koppel meaning "paddock, pasture" (a word borrowed into Estonian).
Lehrer Jewish
Means "teacher" in German (Yiddish לערער (lerer)).
McGee Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of Mac Aodha.
Mitchell 1 English, Scottish
Derived from the given name Michael.
Navarro Spanish
Denoted a person who came from Navarre in northern Spain (Spanish Navarra). The name of the region is of Basque origin, possibly from nabar meaning "brown".
Newman English
English cognate of Neumann.
O'Brien Irish
From the Irish Ó Briain meaning "descendant of Brian".
Phillips English
Means "son of Philip".
Reynolds English
Derived from the given name Reynold.
Rivera Spanish
From Spanish ribera meaning "bank, shore", from Latin riparius.
Roberts English
Means "son of Robert".
Robinson English
Means "son of Robin".
Salinas Spanish
Occupational name for a salt worker or someone who lived bear a salt works, from Spanish salina "salt works, salt mine", ultimately from Latin sal "salt".
Sanders English
Patronymic of the given name Sander, a medieval form of Alexander.
Sawyer English
Occupational name meaning "sawer of wood, woodcutter" in Middle English, ultimately from Old English sagu meaning "saw". Mark Twain used it for the main character in his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).
Shaw 1 English
Originally given to a person who lived near a prominent thicket, from Old English sceaga meaning "thicket, copse".
Shriver German
German cognate of Scriven.
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).
Thornton English
From any of the various places in England by this name, meaning "thorn town" in Old English.
Turner English
Occupational name for one who worked with a lathe, derived from Old English turnian "to turn", of Latin origin. A famous bearer is the American musician Tina Turner (1939-2023), born Anna Mae Bullock.
Vance English
Indicated a dweller by a fen, from Old English fenn meaning "fen, marsh".
Vargas Spanish, Portuguese
Means "slope, flooded field, pastureland" or "hut", from the Spanish and Portuguese dialectal word varga.
Wallace Scottish, English, Irish
Means "foreigner, stranger, Celt" from Norman French waleis (of Germanic origin). It was often used to denote native Welsh and Bretons. A famous bearer was the 13th-century Scottish hero William Wallace.
Walters English
Derived from the given name Walter.
Williams English
Means "son of William".
Wootton English
Derived from Old English wudu "wood" and tun "enclosure, town".