Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword fox.
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Faucett English
Locational surname from various British places: Fawcett in Cumberland, Facit in Lancashire, Forcett in North Yorkshire, or Fa’side Castle in East Lothian, Scotland. The linguistic origins of the name arise variously from, in Cumberland and Lancashire, "multi-coloured hillside" in 7th century Old English fag or fah, "brightly coloured, variegated, flowery" with side, "slope"; in North Yorkshire from Old English ford, "ford", and sete, "house, settlement"; or, reputedly, in East Lothian, "fox on a hillside"... [more]
Fenech Maltese
Derived from Maltese fenek meaning "rabbit", ultimately from Arabic فَنَكْ (fanak) meaning "fennec fox".
Fosdick English
From Fosdyke in Lincolnshire, England, meaning "fox dyke".
Foxglove Literature
Used in Jill Murphy's books, The Worst Witch, as well as the television adaptations for the surname of Felicity Foxglove. It is a combination of "fox" and "glove".
Foxwell English
Means "fox stream", from Old English fox and well(a), meaning stream.
Foxworth English
"dweller at the homestead infested by foxes." or "house of Fox" aka Foxworthy... [more]
Fuks Yiddish
It literally means "fox".
Goupil French
nickname for someone with red hair or for a cunning person from Old French goupil "fox" Late Latin vulpiculus a diminutive of classical Latin vulpes a distant cognate of Wolf . This was replaced as a vocabulary word during the Middle Ages by Renard originally a personal name.
Kettunen Finnish
Derived from Finnish kettu "fox".
Lisiecki Polish
Habitational name for someone from Lisiec in Konin voivodeship or a place called Liszki, both named with lis meaning "fox".
Lisiewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Lisiewice in Skierniewice voivodeship, named with lis meaning "fox".
Lisitsyn Russian
Derived from Russian лисица (lisitsa) meaning "fox".
Liška Czech
Liška means "fox" in Czech. A famous bearer is actor Pavel Liška.
Lisowski Polish
Name for someone from any of various locations named Lisowa, Lisowo, Lisów or Lisowice, all derived from Polish lis meaning "fox".
Liszewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Lisewo (also Liszewo), named with Polish lis meaning "fox".
Lodde Italian
From Sardinian lodde "fox".
Rebassoo Estonian
Rebassoo is an Estonian surname meaning "vulpine (fox) swamp".
Rothfus German
Middle High German rot "red" + vuoz "foot", a nickname for someone who followed the fashion for shoes made from a type of fine reddish leather. Or a variant of Rotfuchs, from the Middle Low German form fos "fox", a nickname for a clever person.
Todhunter English
From the Old English word todde, meaning "fox", with "hunter",
Vosberg Dutch, German
Topographic name for someone who lived by a hill frequented by foxes, from Middle Low German vos "fox" and berg "hill", "mountain".
Vulpe Romanian
Means "fox" in Romanian.