JEFFERSONEnglish Means "son of JEFFREY". A famous bearer was American president Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826). Since this surname was sometimes adopted by freed slaves, it is now more common among the African-American population.
JOHNSONEnglish Means "son of JOHN". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
KINGEnglish 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.
MARSHALLEnglish Derived from Middle English mareschal"marshal", ultimately from Germanic marah "horse" and scalc "servant". It originally referred to someone who took care of horses.
NIXONEnglish Means "son of NICK". A famous bearer was the American president Richard Nixon (1913-1994).
ROOSEVELTDutch Means "rose field" from Dutch roos "rose" and veld "field". This was the surname of American presidents Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) and Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).
SHERMAN (1)English Means "shear man", referring to someone who used shears in his line of work, such as a sheep-shearer.
TRUMANEnglish Means "trusty man" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972).
TYLEREnglish Occupational name for a tiler of roofs, derived from Old English tigele "tile". A famous bearer of this name was American president John Tyler (1790-1862).
VAN BURENDutch Means "from Buren", a small town on the island of Ameland in the north of the Netherlands, as well as a small city in the Dutch province Gelderland. The place names derive from Old Dutch bur meaning "house, dwelling". In the 16th century the countess Anna van Buren married William of Orange, the founder of the Dutch royal family. A famous bearer of this surname was Martin van Buren (1782-1862), the eighth President of the United States.
WALLACEScottish, 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 Sir William Wallace of Scotland.
WHEELEREnglish Occupational name for a maker of wagon wheels, derived from Middle English whele"wheel".