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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageRussian
ScriptsЧайковский Russian
PronouncedPron.chee-KOF-skyee
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Meaning & History

Russian form of CHAYKA. A famous bearer was the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky (1840-1893), with the surname commonly Romanized as Tchaikovsky.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesCzajka Polish Chayka Ukrainian
Entry updated May 31, 2018