Surname Genealogy


You can find here - through links to companion sites of this website - the histories and genealogies for more than 1,000 surnames in the English-speaking world - surnames that are either numerous in their number or notable in their story line.  These surnames are mostly, but not exclusively, of English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish origin.  They also include Germanic, Dutch, French, Huguenot, Jewish, and Scandinavian names found in the English-speaking world. 

Simply click on the surname of your choice from the list shown below.



Surnames beginning with: (choose a letter)

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

              N      O      P     Q      R      S      T      U     V     W     X      Y      Z   



Surname A

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


Surname B

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


Surname C

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


Surname D

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

 

Surname E

Eames Edmonds
Elliott Erickson
Evert
East Edmunds
Ellis Evans Everts
Eaton    
Edwards Emerson Everett Every
Edgar Eliot Epstein
Evers Ewing     


Surname F

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

      

Surname G

Gage Garrett Godwin Grace
Greig
Gale Gates Goldberg Graham Grey
Gallacher Gay Goodman Grant Griffin
Gallagher Geary   Goodwin Graves Griffith
Gallaher Gerrard Goodyear
Gray Griffiths
Gardiner Gibb
Gordon Green Guinness
Gardner Gibbs       
Gore Greene Guthrie    
Garner       Gibson Gorman Gregg Gwynn
Garrard Gilbert Gould Gregory     Gwynne


Surname H

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



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


Surname L

Laing Lawson Lennox
Little Long
Lambert Layman Lenox
Livingston Loomis
Landry      
Leadbetter  Levin Livingstone Low
Lane Lear Levine Lloyd Lowe
Lang Leary Levy Lock Lucas         
Lange Ledbetter Lewis Locke Lummus
Larkin Lee Lightfoot Lofthouse Lynch
Larson
Lehman Lincoln Lomas Lyon
Lawrence  Lennon Linklater   
Lomax Lyons


Surname M

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


Surname N

Napier
Nelson Nicholls Nixon
Norris
Napper     
Nevill Nichols Noble           North
Nash Neville Nicholson Nolan Norton
Naughton Newman     Nicolson Norman Noyes        
Neill Newton Nightingale 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 Pascoe Percy Philips Powell         
Page Paterson Perkins Phillips Pratt
Paige  Patterson Perry Pierce Presley
Paine Payne Pertwee Pierson Pressley
Palin Peacock Peters Pitt Price
Palmer Pearce Peterson Pitts Prior
Park            
Pearson Petrie Pocock Pritchard 
Parker Peel  Pettigrew Polk Probin
Parkes
Pelham Pew  Pollock Probyn
Parks
Penfold          Phetteplace Pope   Pryce
Parry Penn Phelan Porter           Pryor
Parsons   Pennington Phelps Potter Pugh


Surname Q

Quant   Quayle
Quigley
Quinn   
Quirk    


Surname R

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


Surname S

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



Surname T

Taft Temple Thomson Tracey Tugwell
Tait Tennyson Thorpe Tracy Turnbull
Tapper Terrell Timberlake Travers      
Turner
Tate Terry Tindall
Travis Twining
Tattersall Thackeray
Tobin  Trudeau Tyler
Taylor Thackray
Todd Trueman Tyndall       
Teagarden  Thomas Townsend Truman Tyrrell 
Tempest  Thompson Townshend Tucker Tyson


Surname U

Ullman               
Underwood        Unsworth           
Unwin                  Upson                   


Surname V

Van Buren   
Vanderbilt     
Vaughn          
Venables        
Vincent            
Vance
Vaughan
Venable
Vick
Vinson


Surname W

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



Surname X
 
No surnames selected.


Surname Y

Yardley
Yates     
Yeats      York     
Young      


Surname Z

Zeigler        
Ziegler       
Zimmerman
Zink            
Zinke          








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