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This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword courtroom.
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Courcelles French
The name of several places in France, Belgium and Canada. In Middle French the word courcelle was used to describe a "small court" or a "small garden". The word is derived from the medieval Gallo-Romance and Gallo-Italian word corticella, which was formed from the Latin word cohors, meaning "court" or "enclosure", and the diminutive –icella.... [more]
Courtier French, Medieval French, Medieval English
French: habitational name from places called Courtier (Seine-et-Marne, Aples-de-Haute-Provence), Courtié (Tarn), or Courtière (Loir-et-Cher). ... [more]
Delacour French
Probably based off the term "de la cœur", meaning "on the court".
Dewan Indian, Pakistani
Status name for a treasurer or court official, from Arabic diwan "royal court", "tribunal of justice", or "treasury". Under the Mughal administration in India the dewan was usually the highest official in a state.
Dewan Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Nepali
From a title for a high-ranking government official or minister, derived from Persian دیوان (divan) meaning "royal court, tribunal, ministry, assembly".
Hoferle German (Austrian)
Means "Yard Clearing" from a Combination of the Austrian word Höfer meaning "yard" or "court" with the ancient suffix "le" meaning woodland or clearing.
Kapela Polish
Occupational name for a musician, derived from Polish kapela "music band; court orchestra".
Khoury Arabic
Means "priest" in Arabic, ultimately from Latin curia meaning "court". It is mostly used by Arabic-speaking Christians.
Steurer German
Occupational name for someone who collects taxes from Middle High German stiurære "court assistant, tax collector".
Van De Kerkhof Dutch
Means "from the churchyard", derived from Middle Dutch kerke meaning "church" and hof meaning "court, garden, yard". Famous bearers of this surname include twin brothers René and Willy Van De Kerkhof (1951-), both retired Dutch soccer players.