Surnames Categorized "warrior"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include warrior.
Admiraal Dutch
Means "admiral" in Dutch.
Archer English
Occupational name for one who practiced archery, from Latin arcus "bow" (via Old French).
Bardsley English
From the name a village near Manchester, from the Old English given name Beornræd and leah "woodland, clearing".
Barone Italian
From the title barone "baron", derived via Latin from Frankish baro "man, warrior, servant".
Barsotti Italian
Probably from the medieval Latin word baro meaning "man, freeman" (of Frankish origin).
Bowman English
Occupational name for an archer, derived from Middle English bowe, Old English boga meaning "bow".
Burakgazi Turkish
Possibly from the given name Burak and Arabic غازي (ghazi) meaning "warrior".
Chevalier French
From a nickname derived from French chevalier meaning "knight", from Late Latin caballarius "horseman", Latin caballus "horse".
Earl English
From the aristocratic title, which derives from Old English eorl meaning "nobleman, warrior". It was either a nickname for one who acted like an earl, or an occupational name for a person employed by an earl.
Foley Irish
From Irish Ó Foghladha meaning "descendant of Foghlaidh". The byname Foghlaidh meant "pirate, marauder, plunderer".
Guerra Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From a nickname meaning "war", given to a belligerent person or one engaged in warfare.
Guerrero Spanish
Means "warrior" in Spanish, an occupational name for a soldier. It is derived from Late Latin werra "war", of Germanic origin.
Guerriero Italian
Italian form of Guerrero.
Higgins Irish
From Irish Ó hUiginn meaning "descendant of Uiginn". Uiginn is a byname meaning "Viking".
Kardos Hungarian
From Hungarian kard meaning "sword". It could have been applied to soldiers, sword makers, or one with a pugnacious nature.
Katona Hungarian
Means "soldier" in Hungarian.
Kearney Irish
From the Irish name Ó Ceithearnaigh meaning "descendant of Ceithearnach", a given name meaning "warrior".
Kemp English
Derived from Middle English kempe meaning "champion, warrior".
Kempf German
German cognate of Kemp.
Knight English
From Old English cniht meaning "knight", a tenant serving as a mounted soldier.
Lane 3 Irish
From Irish Ó Luain meaning "descendant of Luan", a given name meaning "warrior".
Lécuyer French
From French écuyer meaning "squire, shield-bearer".
Palladino Italian
From Italian paladino meaning "knight, defender", from Late Latin palatinus meaning "palace officer".
Rider English
Variant of Ryder.
Ritter German
From Middle High German riter meaning "rider, knight", a cognate of Ryder.
Ryder English
Occupational name for a mounted warrior, from Old English ridere meaning "rider".
Schirmer German
Means "fencer, fencing master", from Old High German skirmen meaning "to defend".
Soldati Italian
From Italian soldato meaning "soldier", ultimately from Latin solidus, a type of Roman coin.
Spada Italian
Occupational name for an armourer or swordsman, from Italian spada "sword", Latin spatha.
Zilberschlag Jewish
Occupational name for a silversmith from Yiddish zilber "silver" and schlag "strike".
Zsoldos Hungarian
Means "mercenary" in Hungarian.