Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword gravel.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ardern English
Means "eagle valley" or "gravel valley". From Old English ear "gravel" or eran "eagle" and denu "valley". Also a variant of Arden.
Chesbrough English
habitational name from Cheeseburn in Northumberland early recorded as Cheseburgh possibly from Old English cis "gravel" and burh "stronghold"... [more]
Chisholm Scottish
The name of a location in Roxburghshire, Scotland, which itself comes from cisil "gravel" and holm "islet".
Errey English
This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old Norse origin, and is found chiefly in the north western counties of England, reflecting the dense settlement of Scandinavian peoples in those areas. The surname is locational, from places such as Aira Beck or Aira Force near Ullswater in Cumberland, or some other minor or unrecorded place also named with the Old Norse term "eyrara", meaning "gravel-bank stream river”.
Grantham English
Habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, of uncertain origin. The final element is Old English hām "homestead"; the first may be Old English grand "gravel" or perhaps a personal name Granta, which probably originated as a byname meaning "snarler"... [more]
Grave French
Topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly soil, from Old French grave "gravel" (of Celtic origin).
Graves French, English
Topographic name from the plural of Old French grave "gravel"
Kiesler German
Topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly land, derived from Middle High German kisel or Old High German kisil meaning "pebble, gravel".
Kissinger German The Kissinger surname derives from the Old High German word "kisil," meaning "pebble," or "gravel." The name may have been a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of pebbles or gravel; or it may have evolved from any of several places named with this word.
Kruus Estonian
Kruus is an Estonian surname meaning "gravel".
Kruusalu Estonian
Kruusalu is an Estonian surname meaning "gravel grove".
Kruusmaa Estonian
Kruusmaa is an Estonian surname meaning "gravel land".
Kruusmägi Estonian
Kruusmägi is an Estonian surname meaning "gravel mountain/hill".
Mæhle Norwegian, Danish (Rare)
Denoted someone from a farm in Norway named Mele, ultimately derived from Old Norse melr meaning "dune, sandbank, gravel bank". Alternatively taken from the name of a farm named Male whose name was derived from Old Norse mǫl "pebbles, gravel".
Sablone Italian
From Latin sabulo "coarse sand, gravel".