Last Names & Surnames

Royal Last Names (2020)

Royal Surnames are personal recognition and pride, and connect the individual to their royal family? So let’s see beautiful following Royal Last Names.

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A

Abel – breath or vigour

Adams – Son of Adam

Alden – an old friend

Appleton – apple enclosure

Ayer – heir

Adrian – the man from Adria

Augustus – Venerable

Adela – noble

Adelaide – noble natured

Agatha – Virtuous

Alice – noble person

Amelia – work

Anne – grace

Augusta – favoured with good omens

Abadie – priest’s house

B

Barber – who not only cut hair and gave shaves

Barclay – wood

Beverly – beaver stream

Binney – within the river

Brooke – at the brook

Brown – dark reddish complexion

Beatrice – she who brings happiness

Blanche – bright

C

Campbell – mouth

Carroll – valorous in battle

Chauncey – Fortune

Coleman – beautiful

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Charles – Strong

Cecily – blind

Charlotte – free man

Clementina – merciful

D

Davis – beloved

Dickinson – the son of Diccon

Darling – beloved one

Douglas – black stream

Dunbar – bright and breezy burg

Dorothea – gift of God

E

Edwards – son of prosperous guardian

Ellery – cheerful on

Ellis – Yahweh is God

Emmett – universal

Evans – Son of Evan

Edgar – prosperity, fortune

Edmund – prosperity

Edward – prosperous guardian

Ernest – fight

Emma – universal

Eugenie – nobility

Royal Last Names start with F

Farley – woodland clearing

Fleming – Flemish person

Forest – woodsman or woods

Frederick – power

Frances – a free man

G

Gardiner – Little clearing

George – farmer, earth-worker

Gerard – brave or strong

Geron – Guards

Gerry – spear

Gibson – noble youth

Graham – gravelly homestead

Geoffrey – peaceful pledge

H

Hamilton – From the Beautiful Mountain

Haynes – son of Haine

Herbert –  Illustrious warrior

Hill – a person who lived on a hill

Howard – heart

Hume – a small island surrounded by streams

Harold – army power

Henry – Lord

Humphrey – peaceful warrior

Helen – Shining light

I

Irving – green

Isabella – pledged to God

J

Jackson – God is gracious

James – supplanter

Jenkins – little John

Johnson – son of John

Jasper – bringer of treasure

John – Graced by Yahweh

Joan – He who Jehovah has favoured

Judith – woman of Jewish woman

K

Kane – battle

Kennedy – misshapen head

Ker – brushwood

Key – the family lived near a dock

King – tribal leader

L

Louisa – Famous Warrior

Langdon – the long hill

Lawrence – bright one

Lee – clearing in the woods

Leonard – lion strength

Livingston – dear friend’s

Lioyd – grey

Leopold – brave people

Lionel – a lion

M

McCall – chief

McDonald – world ruler

Macalester – son of defender of men

Montgomery – man power

Morton – marsh, or moor

Margaret – pearl

Matilda – Mighty in battle

Maud – powerful battler

N

Nelson – champion

Nicholson – the son of the priest

Nixon – son of Nicholas

Norris – northerner

Nicholas – people of victory

O

Ocarroll – to hack

Ogle – hill

Opie – God

Royal Last Names start with P

Parsons – a priest

Patterson – Son of Pate

Peabody – peacock body

Pomeroy – apple orchard

Porter – gatekeeper

Pratt – cunning

Preston – village held by the Church

Philip – to love

Philippa – lover of horses

Q

Quay – fire

R

Randolph – shield wolf

Read – red

Reeve – a local official

Robinson – son of Robin

Rogers – son of Roger

Richard – strong or brave leader

Robert – bright fame

Rupert – fame bright

S

Sanford – sandy ford

Shaw – small wood

Smith – to smite or strike

Sowden – a ruler

Stanley – dweller near a stony clearing

Stephen – crown or wreath

Sarah – the Princess

Sophia – Wisdom; wise

T

Taylor – clothed with salvation

Townsend – town’s end

Turner – tower

Tyler – one who makes tiles

Thomas – twin

V

Valentine – strong and healthy

Varson – anyone

Victor – The Conqueror

Victoria – Conqueror

W

Walker – one who “walked” on raw

Watts – son of Walter

White – a person with very light hair

Whiting – fair one

Williams – desire protection

William – will protection

Y

Young – The young one

Yoran – he will sing

Popular French Royal last Names

A

Abadie – priest Ireland

About – Stern father

Abreo – wise counselor

Alarie – And all is good

Allard – noble hardy

Anouilh – peacefulness

Archambeau – precious

Arsenault – a gunmaker

Aubert – noble-bright

Auch – night pasture

Auclair – clear

Auger – noble spear

Auguste – favored with good omens

Aveline – the hazelnut tree

B

Badeaux – a small farm

Bain – fair

Barbeau – fisherman

Barbet – son of Barbara

Bardin – barley

Barreau – Little barrel

Barrere – height

Bastien – from Sebastia

Baudelaire – to live at a place in the Air 

Bazin – royal

Beauchamp – lovely field

Beauchene – Nice oak

Beaufort – beautiful and robust fort

Beaulieu – fair place

Beaumont – lovely hill

Beauregard – beautiful place

Beausoleil – fair sun

Bechard – butcher

Bedeau – sergeant of justice

Bellamy – handsome friend

Bellefeuille – lovely leaf

Bellegarde – beautiful watch-tower or look-out

Belshaw – lovely face

Benoit – blessed

Berengar – bear and spear

Berger – a person who tends sheep

Bernard – strong or brave as a bear

Bernier – bear army

Bethune – traveller

Bibeau – a person lived near a hill or stream

Bissonnette – bush or scrub net

Blanc – White

Blanchard – bordering upon white

Blanchet – white

Bloyer – someone who separated the fibres

Boisseau – stocky man

Boivin – someone who drinks wine

Bonfils – the good son

Bonheur – a good time

Bonhomme – a kindly or friendly person

Bonnet – functional or attractive

Borde – a little house

Boucher – butcher

Boulanger – beautiful tall guy

Bourguignon – born in the beautiful region

Bruneau – the brown or dark-haired/skinned one

Bullion – foundation

C

Cadieux – little fighter

Camus – the snub-nosed one

Carbonneau – nickname for one with dark hair

Carpentier – worker or fixer of wood

Carre – low lying meadow

Carrel – maker of crossbow bolts

Cartier – a transporter of goods

Cellier – storeroom

Cerf – deer

Chapelle – chapel

Chappuis – a carpenter

Charbonnier – one who sales charcoal

Chastain – chestnut tree

Chatelain – a governor

Chevalier – knight

Chevrolet – a person who cultivated goats

Chopin – Composer

Clair – bright or clear

Cloutier – someone who made or sold nails

Collin – a young one

Comtois – free county

Corbin – a gift to or devoted to God

Courbet – painter

Courtemanche – short sleeve

Couture – seam

Crozier – a person who made such crosses

D

De la Cour – of the court

Deloney – from the descendant of a warrior

DeRose – a person with a rosy complexion

Descamps – of the fields

Desjardins – from the garden

Dupuis – from/of the well/spring/fountain

De la Croix – cross

Desmarais – from the marsh

De Villiers – from the villa

Droit – right

Dubois – wood

Dupont – dweller by the bridge

De la Rue – of the Street

Delisle – of the island

Durand – enduring

E

Edouard – prosperity-guard

Escoffier – to dress

F

Farrow – ironsmith

Faucher – a reaper or mower

Favre – a person who sold or grew beans

Fay – loyalty

Fontaine – water source

Forestier – forest

Fortier – someone employed at a fortress 

Fortin – a strong man

Fournier – oven

Fraise – strawberry

Frossard  – to break

G

Gagne – to cultivate or work in the land

Gagneux – to cultivate

Gagnon – cultivate

Garcon – boy

Garnier – designer

Gaudin – son of God

Gauthier – forest

Gay – full of joy

Geiger – a violin player or maker

Gerard – brave or strong

Gouin – white

Grange – someone who lived by a granary

Guillaume – resolute protector

H

Heroux – wolf army

Houde – wealth

J

Janvier – the month of January

Joubert – God’s Peace

Jourdain – the son of Jordan

K

Kaplan – chaplain

Royal Last Names start with L

La Cour – the court

Laferriere – iron

Lafitte – dweller at a boundary stone or marker

Laflamme – the flame

Laframboise – raspberry

Lagarde – of the gardens

Lagrange – a granary or barn

Lamar – The sea

Lambert – bright land

Landry – powerful land

Lane – spear

Langlois – the English

Laval – of the valley

Lavigne – vineyard

Lavoie – someone who lived by a road

Le Borgne – the one-eyed

Le Beau – the beautiful

Leclerc – the clerk

Lefebvre – craftsman

Leger – people spear

Lejeune – young

Lemaire – the mayor

Lemaitre – the master

Lenoir – black

Leroux – red-skinned

Leroy – The King

Le Sueur – one who sews

Levasseur – a shoemaker

Loup – Wolf

M

Marchal – horse

Marchand – a merchant or trader,

Martel – hammer

Matthieu – a gift of the Lord

Milhaud – grind in a mill house

Moreau – dark-skinned

Moulin – mill

O

Ozanne – save pray

P

Page – child

Palmer – palm bearer

Paquet – a bundle of kindling

Pascal – relating to Easter

Pelissier – fur cloak

Picard – a person from Picardy

Plamondon – flat mountain

Plantier – someone who lived by a plantation 

Plessis – weave

Plourde – a harvester

Poirier – pear tree

Poirot – a grower or seller of pears

Pomeroy – apple orchard

Porcher – swineherd

Poulin – someone who owned chickens

Prevost – to place in charge

Proulx – worthy

Pueyrredon – rounded hill

R

Rayne – queen

Reason – the power of reason

Remy – oarsman

Renouard – rule

Ricard – brave

Richelieu – wealthy place

Riviere – river

Robida – bramble

Robillard – illustrious or brilliant

Roche – renown

Rodier – rose

Rossignol – nightingale

Rousseau – red

Rutter – footpad

S

Sale – a hall

Sartre – tailor

Sauveterre – safe land

Schaeffer – Steward of the household

Segal – assistant of the high priest

Sergeant – to serve

Serres – a chain of hills

Serrurier – locksmith

Simon – hearing

Soulier – shoemaker

T

Tardy – slow

Tasse – purse, bag

Tavernier – innkeeper

Thibaut – bold or brave

Toussaint – all saints

Travers – passage

Tremblay – a place planted with aspens

Trottier – to walk fast

Royal Last Names start with V

Vachon – cow

Vadeboncoeur – Go with a merry heart

Vaillancourt – low-lying farm

Vaillant – brave

Valade – dweller in a valley

Vannier – basket-maker

Varon – man

Vautour – a nickname for a rapacious man

Vaux – valley

Veilleux – watch or guard

Vercher – one who owned and worked his land

Verne – Dweller Among The Ferns

Verville – towards

Vieux – old

Vigeant – village

Vigneau – someone who lived in Limousin

Villeneuve – a new settlement

Vinet – Decent, domesticated

Violette – purple

Visage – face

Voclain – the son of the wealthy one

Voland – the art of fighting territory

W

Wack – bad

Webster – weaver

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