Surname Genealogy



You can find here - through links to companion sites of this website - the histories and genealogies for more than 800 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
Adam Alexander     Anderson     
Armstrong   
Abercrombie Adams Allan Andrews Arnold
Abraham
Adkins Allen Anson Astor
Abrahams
Ainsworth Ames Archer Atkins
Abrams
Agee            
Amis Arden Atkinson


Surname B

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


Surname C

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


Surname D

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

 

Surname E

Eames     Edgar    
Eliot        Ellis Evans        
East
Edwards Elliott Emerson Everett


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

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


Surname L

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


Surname M

McCarthy McGuire Maddocks  
Maxwell     
Monroe 
Macartney Mackay  Maddox
May Moodie        
McCartney Mackie Maloney Maynard Moody
McCormack McKay Manning
Mellon Moore
McCormick Mackenzie Marks
Meredith More
Macdonald McKenzie Marriott Metcalf Morgan
McDonald Mackintosh Marryat Metcalfe Morris
McElroy      
McIntosh Marsh
Middleton Morrison
Magee
McIlroy         Marshall Mill Muir 
McGee
MacLaren Martin Miller Munro
McGhee
McLaren Marx
Mills Murdoch
McGrath
MacMahon Mason Mitchell Murdock
McGraw
McMahon Massey Moffat
Murphy
MacGregor
Macmillan Massie Moffett
Murray
McGregor
McMillan Mathews Moffitt
Myer
Maguire Macy Matthews Molony 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
Payne Peterson Pitt Presley
Paine
Peacock
Pettigrew Pitts Pressley
Palin Pearce Phetteplace Pocock       
Price
Palmer Pearson Phelan Polk Probin
Parker Pelham
Phelps Pollock Probyn
Parry Penn Philips Porter Prior
Pascoe Pennington Phillips Potter
Pritchard    
Paterson
Perry Pierce Powell Pryce
Patterson  
Pertwee Pierson Pratt Pryor


Surname Q

Quant   Quayle
Quigley
Quinn   
Quirk    


Surname R

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


Surname S

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


Surname T

Taft   Teagarden
Timberlake
Tracy Tucker
Tait Thomas Todd Travers
Turnbull     
Tate Thompson Townsend Travis
Turner
Tattersall    Thomson Townshend Trueman   
Tyler
Taylor Thorpe Tracey 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 Warren Webbe Whittaker
Witherspoon
Wagner Washington Webster Wild
Wolcott
Wainwright Waters         
Weinberg Wilde
Wolf
Walcott Watkin Weir Wildgoose   
Wolfe
Walker Watkins Weld
Wilkinson Wood
Wallace Watson Welles Williams Woods
Walsh Watt Wells Willis
Woodward
Walter
Watts West Wills Wren
Walters       
Waugh Whelan Wilson Wright
Walton Wayne
Whitaker     
Winn
Wyatt
Ward Weaver White Wisden Wynn
Warner Webb Whitney Wisdom Wynne


Surname X

No surnames selected.


Surname Y

Yardley
Yates     
Yeats      York     
Young      


Surname Z

No surnames selected.





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