Geographic Surnames

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Can you name the top 50 English geographic surnames in the United States (2000)?

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RankSurnameGeographical feature
16A type of heath with peaty soil
21A forest glade OR a water meadow
30A large house OR one of several villages of this name
36Originally Ireland; later Scotland
37A village recreational field
41A small peak or promontory
69An English place named after the Welsh/Cornish 'celli', grove, OR Scottish lands named after the Gaelic 'coille', wood or grove
75A forest
77An English place of this name OR a small waterway
89Any of several places of this name in England and Scotland OR the village of 'Rots' near Caen, Normandy
97A pear orchard
99A type of farm building; granary
107Any of several settlements with this name in England, meaning 'bare or treeless hill'
113Wales, Cornwall, Brittany or Strathclyde (inhabitants of the last being called 'walensis')
115An area on the opposite side of a settlement to the east
117Any of several places of this name in England, meaning 'brushwood', 'enclosure' or 'hedge'
124A shallow place in a river where people can wade or drive across
RankSurnameGeographical feature
131Any of several settlements of this name in England meaning 'a spring'
133A forest (variant of rank #75)
138Either of two towns of this name in England, both with the meaning 'settlement of the Wassa people'
141A spring or stream
146Any of several English and Scottish settlements, meaning 'crow's ford'
161Any of several English places of this name OR a holly wood OR an oak tree OR a piece of dry land in a fen
162Any of several English villages of this name OR an outcrop of rock
165A building in which corn/wheat was ground
166A game park OR the French village of La Varrenne
198A territorial division of Ayrshire first recorded as 'Cunegan'
200Any of several English villages of this name, meaning 'broad clearing suitable for agriculture'
205Any of several English towns of this name (various spellings) OR a fortified manor house
207A place in Scotland with the meaning 'Jonis's town'
209A small road
210Either of two places of this name in England, meaning 'rye (or reed) farm'
228A village recreational field (variant of rank #37)
229A fortress on a hill
RankSurnameGeographical feature
237A slope or hillside
239A patch of wet ground overgrown with brushwood
246A French castle and town, its name being a combination of 'mont', a hill, and the forename 'Gumerac'
250One of many places of this name OR a valley
255One of many towns of this name, itself meaning 'settlement by a fort'
259Wales, Brittany or other Celtic areas (variant of rank #265)
264Pasture or open country; cleared land not under cultivation
265Wales, Brittany or other Celtic areas (variant of rank #259)
276An area of the Netherlands
278A ridge, hillside or riverside
295A stream
297A ford (Old English 'gewaed')
301Any of several English places of this name, meaning 'cold spring'
304The French town of Pois
307One of several villages of this name OR a steep rock or crag
309A prominent small hill, barrow or burial mound, pre-7th c. word 'hlaw'

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