Surname Genealogy



You can find here - through links to companion sites of this website - the histories and genealogies for more than 900 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.  German, Jewish, and Scandinavian surnames are also to be found. 

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         X      Y      Z   




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


Surname C

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


Surname D

Daft Davison Dickin Donovan
Duke
Dailey Dawson Dickinson 
Dorsey Dukes
Daley Day Dickson Doubleday Duncan
Daly Dean Dillon Dougherty Dunn
Daniel Deane Dimond  Douglas Dunne
Daniels Delaney     
Dixon Dow Durand
Darcy Delany
Docherty Doyle Durant
Daugherty Dempsey Dodd Drake Durrant
Davidson Diack Dodds Drinkwater Duval
Davies Diamond Doherty Driscoll Duvall       
Davis Dickens Dole Duffy 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  Goldberg Graham Grey
Gale
Gates Goodman Grant Griffin
Gallacher Gay Goodwin Graves Griffith
Gallagher Geary       Goodyear Gray Griffiths
Gallaher Gerrard Gordon Green Guinness
Gardiner Gibson Gore Greene Guthrie
Gardner Gilbert Gorman Gregg     
Gwynn
Garrard Godwin Gould Greig
Gwynne


Surname H

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



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


Surname L

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


Surname M

McCarthy McGuire Maloney Maynard Montgomerie
Macartney Mackay Mann             
Mead Montgomery
McCartney Mackie Manning Meade Moodie
McCormack McKay Marcus Mellon Moody
McCormick Mackenzie Marks Meredith Moon
McCoy McKenzie Markus 
Metcalf Moore
Macdonald Mackintosh Marriott Metcalfe More
McDonald McIntosh Marryat Middleton Morgan
McElroy McIlroy Marsh Mill Morris
Magee MacLaren Marshall Miller Morrison
McGee McLaren Martin Mills Moss
McGhee MacMahon Marx Mitchell Muir
McGinnis McMahon Mason Moffat Munro
McGrath Macmillan Massey Moffett Murdoch
McGraw McMillan Massie Moffitt Murdock
MacGregor Macy Mathews Molony Murphy
McGregor Madden          
Matthews Monroe Murray
McGuinness 
Maddocks Maxwell Montagu Myer
Maguire Maddox May 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 Peters
Pitt Pressley
Paine Pearce Peterson Pitts Price
Palin Pearson Petrie Pocock Prior
Palmer Peel             
Pettigrew Polk Pritchard 
Parker Pelham Phetteplace Pollock Probin
Parry Penn Phelan Pope           
Probyn
Parsons        Pennington Phelps Porter Pryce
Pascoe Percy Philips Potter Pryor
Paterson Perkins Phillips Powell Pugh           


Surname Q

Quant   Quayle
Quigley
Quinn   
Quirk    


Surname R

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


Surname S

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


Surname T

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