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TypeSurname (from occupation)
UsagePolish
PronouncedPron.kaw-VAL-chik
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Meaning & History

Patronymic derived from Polish kowal "blacksmith".

Related Names

VariantKowalski
Other Languages & CulturesKovač, Kovačević, Kovačić Bosnian Kovachev Bulgarian Kovac, Kovač, Kovačević, Kovačić Croatian Kováč, Kovac, Kovář Czech Kovách, Kovács, Kováts Hungarian Kovac, Kovač, Kovačević, Kovačić Serbian Kováč, Kovac Slovak Kovač, Kovačevič, Kovačič Slovene
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute