The Select Surname Page



You will find here the history and genealogy of more than 900 surnames and surname variants in the English-speaking world - surnames that are either numerous in their number or notable in their story line.  The surnames shown are mostly, but not exclusively, of English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish origin.  You will also find German, Jewish, Huguenot and Scandinavian names here. 

Simply click on the surname of your choice below.



Surnames beginning with: (choose a letter)

              A      B      C      D      E      F      G      H      I      J      K      L      M

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Surname A

Abbott Adams Allan Anson Astor
Abercrombie Adkins Allen Archer Atkins
Abraham Adler            
Ames Arden Atkinson
Abrahams Ainsworth Amis Armstrong Austen          
Abrams Agee    
Anderson    
Arnold Austin
Adam Alexander  Andrews Ashton         
Avery


Surname B

Bacon Barrie Bernstein Bowen Browning
Bailey Barry Berry
Bourke Bryan
Baillie Bartlett Bevan Bowles Bryant
Baker Bass
Bird Boyd  Buchanan
Baldwin Basset Bishop       
Bradlee Buck
Ball  Bassett Black
Bradley Burden
Banister Bates 
Blair Bradshaw Burdon
Bannister Beattie Bligh Brady Burke
Banks
Beatty Bliss Branson Burns
Barclay Beck Bloom Brett Burton
Barker         Bell Bly Brokaw Bush
Barkley Bennet Boles Brooke Butler
Barlow Bennett Boon Brooks Butterfield
Barnes Bentley Boone Brophy      
Byrd
Barratt Berger      
Booth Brown Byrne
Barrett Berkeley Borden Browne Byron


Surname C

Cameron Chamberlain 
Clayton Connor Crawford
Campbell Chamberlin
Cline Connors Crawfurd
Caplan Chambers Clinton Cook Creamer
Carey Chandler Clooney  Cooke Cromwell
Carnegie Chapman Cohen Cooper Crow
Carpenter Chisholm Cole Corbet Crowe
Carr Chisolm Coleman       
Corbett Crowther
Carroll 
Christie Coles Corbitt Cruise
Carson Christmas Collins Costello Cruwys
Carter Christy Colman Cowper Cumberbatch
Cary Churchill Connally Cox Cummings
Cassidy Clark Connelly Craig              
Cummins
Cavendish    
Clarke Conner Cramer Cunningham
Chalmers Clay Connolly
Craven Curtis



Surname D

Daft Davis Dickin Dole Duffy
Dailey Davison   
Dickinson  
Dorsey
Duke
Daley Dawson Dickson Doubleday Dukes
Daly Day Dillon Dougherty Duncan       
Daniel Dean Dimond  Douglas Dunn
Daniels Deane Dixon Dow Dunne   
Darcy
Dempsey Docherty Doyle Durand
Daugherty Diack
Dodd Drake Durant
Davidson  
Diamond Dodds Drinkwater Durrant
Davies Dickens Doherty Driscoll Dyson

 

Surname E

Eames
Edwards
Ellis Everett Everts    
East Eliot
Emerson Evers    
Every
Edgar    
Elliott Evans
Evert
Ewing


Surname F

Falconer Field
Fitzgerald Forster Franklin
Fallon
Fielding Flanagan
Forsyth Fraser
Farrell Fields
Fleming Forsythe Frazer
Faulkner Fiennes Fletcher Fortescue
Frazier
Ferguson Firestone Flynn
Foster Friedman
Ferrell Fish
Forbes Fowler Fry
Fettiplace Fisher Ford Fox Fuller

      

Surname G

Gage
Garrett   
Godwin Gorman  
Greene
Gallacher Gates Goldberg Gould Grey
Gallagher Gay
Goodman Graham Griffith
Gallaher Geary Goodwin Grant Griffiths
Gardiner 
Gerrard
Goodyear Graves
Guthrie
Gardner
Gibson Gordon Gray Gwynn
Garrard
Gilbert
Gore
Green Gwynne  


Surname H

Hall Harmer Hayes Hickie Hoover
Halperin
Harper
Hayward Hicks Hopkins
Halpern Harpur
Hearst Higgins Horowitz 
Hamilton Harries Hemingway Hill Houston
Hammond Harris Henderson Hilton Howard
Hancock Harrison Hendrick Hirsch Howe
Hanks Hart Hendricks Hirst Howell
Hansen Harte
Hendrix Hodge Howells       
Hanson Harvey Hennessey
Hodges Hudson
Harden Harvie Hennessy
Hodgson    
Hughes
Hardie         
Hawkins Hepburn Hoffman Hunt
Hardin Hawthorn
Herrick Holland Hunter
Harding Hawthorne
Herries Holmes Hurst
Hardy
Hay Hickey Holt Huston



Surname I

Innes
Ireland
Irvine    Irving   Ives      


Surname J

Jackson Jardine Jellicoe 
Jennings Jones
Jacobs Jefferies Jenkin Jewell
Jordan
Jagger 
Jefferson Jenkins Johnson Joyce
James Jeffries Jenner Johnston Judd     


Surname K

Kaiser  
Keaton   Kendall Kidd
Knollys
Kane Keeton Kennedy King Knowles
Kaplan  Keller
Kenney Kiser     
Knox
Katz Kellogg Kenny Klein   Kramer
Kean Kelly Kerr Kline Kruger
Keane Kemp Keyser
Knight


Surname L

Laing Lawson Lehman 
Lincoln Long
Lambert
Layman Lennon Lloyd Loomis
Lane Leadbetter Levin Lock Lucas
Lang Lear            
Levine Locke         
Lummus 
Lange Leary Levy Lofthouse Lynch
Larkin Ledbetter Lewis Lomas Lyon
Lawrence    Lee Lightfoot    
Lomax Lyons         


Surname M

McCarthy Mackay
Manning Mead
Montgomerie
Macartney Mackie Marcus
Meade
Montgomery
McCartney McKay Marks Mellon Moodie
McCormack Mackenzie Markus        
Meredith Moody
McCormick McKenzie Marriott Metcalf Moore
McCoy          
Mackintosh 
Marryat Metcalfe More
Macdonald McIntosh Marsh Middleton Morgan
McDonald McIlroy
Marshall Mill Morris
McElroy
MacLaren Martin Miller Morrison
Magee McLaren Marx Mills Moss
McGee MacMahon Mason Mitchell Muir
McGhee McMahon Massey Moffat Munro
McGrath Macmillan Massie Moffett Murdoch
McGraw McMillan Mathews Moffitt Murdock
MacGregor Macy Matthews Molony Murphy
McGregor Maddocks Maxwell  
Monroe
Murray
Maguire Maddox May Montagu     
Myer
McGuire Maloney Maynard Montague
Myers


Surname N

Nash Nevill
Nicholls
Nightingale Norris        
Naughton  
Neville      
Nichols Nolan North
Neill Newman Nicholson  
Norman Norton
Nelson Newton Nicolson Norreys
Nugent


Surname O

O'Brien O'Flynn O'Leary O'Sullivan Olsen               
O'Byrne O'Gorman O'Neill Oakes Olson
O'Connor O'Hara O'Reilly Ogilvie              
Osborne 
O'Driscoll         
O'Higgins         
O'Shaughnessy
Ogilvy
Owen
O'Farrell O'Kane O'Shea  Oliver Owens


Surname P

Packard Patterson Perry Pierce Pratt
Page
Payne Pertwee Pierson Presley
Paige            Peacock Peterson Pitt Pressley
Paine Pearce Petrie
Pitts Price
Palin Pearson Pettigrew Pocock Probin
Palmer Pelham Phetteplace Polk Probyn
Parker Penn Phelan Pollock Prior
Parry Pennington Phelps Porter          
Pritchard    
Pascoe Percy
Philips Potter Pryce
Paterson Perkins         Phillips Powell Pryor


Surname Q

Quant   Quayle
Quigley
Quinn   
Quirk    


Surname R

Radcliffe
Reagan Rhys Robins
Ross
Rae
Redgrave    Rice Robinson Rowan
Raleigh Reed Richards Robson Rowe
Ramsay Rees Richardson Rockefeller Rowland
Ramsey Reese Rider
Rodgers Rowlands
Ratcliffe    
Regan Riley Rogers Rubin
Rathbone Reid Roberts Rooney Russell
Ray
Reilly Robertson Roosevelt Rutherford
Rea
Reynolds Robeson Rose  Ryan
Read Rhodes Robbins
Rosenthal Ryder


Surname S

Sachs Shakespeare Silver Solomon Stevens
Sainsbury Shannon Simmons Spalding Stevenson
Saks Shapiro Simon Spaulding Stewart
Sanders Sharman Simons Spears Steyn
Sanger Sharp Simpson       
Speirs Stone
Sassoon Sharpe Sinclair Spencer Strauss 
Saunders Shaughnessy Singer Spiers Sullivan
Savage Shaw Skinner Springer  
Sutcliffe       
Savile
Shea Sloan Stanley Sutton
Savill
Sheahan Sloane Starbuck Swan
Saville          
Sheehan Smith Stearns        
Swann
Sawyer Sheen Smyth Stein Swift
Schiff
Shelley Snider Stephens Sykes
Scott Sheraton Snow Stephenson Symonds
Seymour Sherman Snyder Stern
Symons


Surname T

Taft   Teagarden Thorpe Tracey Tucker
Tait Tennyson
Timberlake Tracy Tugwell     
Tapper      
Terry
Tobin 
Travers       Turnbull
Tate Thomas Todd Travis Turner
Tattersall Thompson Townsend Trueman   Tyler
Taylor Thomson Townshend Truman Tyson


Surname U

Ullman               
Underwood        Unsworth           
Unwin                  Upson                   


Surname V

Van Buren   
Vanderbilt     
Vaughn          
Venables        
Vincent            
Vance
Vaughan
Venable
Vick
Vinson


Surname W

Wade Washington  Weinberg Wilde Wolf
Wagner Waters  Weir Wildgoose Wolfe
Wainwright  Watkin Weld Wilkinson Wood
Walcott Watkins Welles Williams Woodard
Walker Watson Wells Williamson
Woodruff    
Wallace Watt West Willis Woods
Walsh Watts Wheeler      
Wills Woodward
Walter Waugh Whelan Wilson Wren
Walters Wayne Whitaker  Winn Wright
Walton Weaver White Wisden Wyatt
Ward Webb Whitney Wisdom Wynn
Warner Webbe Whittaker Witherspoon Wynne
Warren Webster Wild Wolcott


Surname X

No surnames selected.


Surname Y

Yardley
Yates     
Yeats      York     
Young      


Surname Z

No surnames selected.



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