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This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword hammer.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Bang Danish
Originally a nickname denoting a loud or brash person, from Old Danish bang "noise" (from Old Norse banga "to pound, hammer" of echoic origin). A literary bearer was Danish author Herman Bang (1857-1912).... [more]
Çekiç Turkish
Means "hammer" in Turkish.
Čekić Serbian, Bosnian
Derived from čekić (чекић), meaning "hammer".
Haamer Estonian
Haamer is an Estonian surname meaning "hammer".
Hammar Swedish
From a common place name element ultimately derived from Old Norse hamarr meaning "hammer, stone, steep cliff".
Hammarberg Swedish
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and berg "mountain".
Hammarlund Swedish
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and lund "grove".
Hammarskjöld Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and sköld "shield". A notable bearer was diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961).
Kallweit German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German (and thus heavily Lithuanian influenced) name meaning "smith; blacksmith; farrier", derived from Old Prussian kalt "to forge; to hammer" and Old Prussian kalweitis "the village smith".
Keel English
English habitational name from Keele in Staffordshire, named from Old English cy ‘cows’ + hyll ‘hill’, or from East and West Keal in Lincolnshire, which are named from Old Norse kjolr ‘ridge’... [more]
Kenworthy English (British, Anglicized, Rare)
his interesting surname of English origin is a locational name from a place so called in Cheshire, deriving from the Old English pre 7th Century personal name Cyna, a short from of the various compound names with the first element "cyne" meaning "Royal", or, Cena, a byname meaning "Keon", "Bold" or a short form of various compound personal names with this first element plus the Old English pre 7th Century "worthing" "enclosure"... [more]
Kleehammer German
Means "Cloverleaf hammer"
Lo Màglio Italian
Literally means "the hammer." However, "the" would normally be represented as "il" in Italian, in this case.
Mallet Anglo-Norman, Medieval English, French, Catalan
Originated in Norman France and spread to England following the Norman conquest of 1066. The surname comes from the given name Malle, an Old English diminutive of Mary or from the given name Malo, a popular form of the name of Saint Maclovius, a 6th-century Welsh monk who the church of Saint Maclou in Rouen is named for.... [more]
Molotov Russian
From Russian молот (molot) meaning "hammer", indicating someone who worked with hammers.
Stålhammar Swedish
Means "steel hammer" (from Swedish stål "steel" and hammare "hammer"). Was originally a name common among blacksmiths.
Vasar Estonian
Vasar is an Estonian surname meaning "hammer".