McBride - Bumpus Genealogy
E A T O N
English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named from Old English ea ‘river’ or eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
E D W A R D S
(Origin Saxon) Son of Edward, Happy keeper.
E N G L I S H
English: from Old English Englisc. originally distinguished Angles (see Engel) from Saxons and other Germanic people in the British Isles, but by the time surnames were being acquired it no longer had this meaning.
Irish: see Golightly.
E R I C K S O N
Respelling of a Scandinavin and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eirikr, which is composed of ei 'ever', 'always' (or a reduced form of ein 'one", 'only') + rik 'power'. The main forms are Erichsen, Eriksen, Ericsson, and Eriksson.
E V A N S
The Welsh for John, the same as Johns. Evan, eofn, fearless, bold.
Anatomy of the " E " Surnames
Origin - Meanings of Surnames beginning with " E "