Leaf is one of our list of plant-related surnames

List of Plant-related Surnames

Humans have drawn inspiration (and sustenance!) from plants since time immemorial, often naming themselves and their kin after important or simply attractive species. In recognition of this, we’ve put together this – not at all comprehensive – list of plant-related surnames from around the world.

We’ve also put together a list of plant-inspired forenames, which you can read here.


List of Plant-related Surnames

Aish
Aizlewood
Akiyama
Al
Albero
Alm
Apeldoorn
Appleby
Applegarth
Appleton
Appleyard
Apps
Arbore
Arce
Ardelean
Aritza
Asche
Ash
Ashe
Ashley
Asp
Asselman
Assenberg
Assendorp
Atwood
Averesch
Basurto
Baum
Baumbach
Baumgartner
Baumhauer
Bezuidenhout
Birch
Birchwood
Björk
Björklund
Björkman
Blackwood
Blumenthal
Bosch
Bosco
Boyce
Brisbois
Buchholz
Buckley
Büki
Bērziņš
Chastain
Chene
Colquhoun
Croft
Darrow
De Palma
Deforest
Del Bosque
Delaney
Dubois
Eglītis
Eichel
Eikenboom
Ek
Ekström
Elzinga
Epps
Erdős
Esch
Fay
Faye
Feigenbaum
Feld
Foerstner
Forest
Forester
Forestier
Forrest
Forst
Foster
Fujimoto
Fujioka
Fujita
Förstner
Gardener
Green
Grünberg
Grünewald
Gwózdek
Hayashi
Hayward
Haywood
Hazel
Hazelden
Hazelgrove
Hazelhurst
Hazelton
Hazelwood
Hedlund
Heseltine
Hesp
Hollies
Hollings
Hollins
Holme
Holmwood
Holt
Holzknecht
Holzmann
Homewood
Jedlička
Joiner
Keith
Kiefer
Kimura
Kobayashi
Kohl
Kurosawa
Langley
Laplante
Lehtonen
Levigne
Li
Liepiņš
Lime
Lin
Lind
Lindberg
Linden
Lindgren
Lindholm
Lindquist
Lindqvist
Lindström
Linton
Linwood
Lockwood
Lyndon
Löfgren
Madeira
Maki
Mandel
Mandelbaum
Marley
Matsumoto
Matsuoka
Matsushita
Midgley
Morales
Mori
Nash
Nespoli
Nogueira
Noke
Norwood
Nussbaum
Oak
Oake
Oakes
Oke
Oleastro
Olmo
Ortega
Ozoliņš
Ozols
Palmer
Peerenboom
Penzig
Pereira
Perry
Pinheiro
Pini
Plant
Plantagenet
Plante
Plantebene
Planterose
Pluckrose
Plumpton
Plumstead
Plumtree
Poirier
Rhodes
Robledo
Robles
Roke
Rosa
Rosales
Roscoe
Rose
Rowntree
Salcedo
Saller
Sandoval
Sasaki
Sawyer
Schoorl
Silva
Silveira
Skovgaard
Somogyi
Soto
Souček
Spooner
Steuben
Suzuki
Swindlehurst
Tash
Thorn
Thorne
Thwaite
Timberlake
Van Andel
Van As
Van Hassel
Van Houten
Van Laar
Van Rossum
Verboom
Vernon
Vogel
Von Essen
Voss
Waldvogel
Walton
Womack
Wood
Woodham
Woodrow
Woods
Woodward
Wootton
Xylander
Yamada