Czech Surnames

Czech names are used in the Czech Republic in central Europe. See also about Czech and Slovak names.
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ADAMÍK     Czech
Czech diminutive form of ADAM.
BÁRTA     Czech
From a given name which was a diminutive of BARTOLOMĚJ.
BARTOŠ     Czech, Slovak
Derived from Bartoš, a diminutive of BARTOLOMĚJ or BARTOLOMEJ.
BENEŠ     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name BENEDIKT.
BERAN     Czech
Derived from Czech beran meaning "ram".
BERÁNEK     Czech
Means "little ram, male lamb" in Czech.
BERNARD     French, English, Dutch, Czech
From the given name BERNARD.
BISKUP     Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak cognate of BISHOP.
BLÁHA     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of BLAŽEJ.
BLAŽEK     Czech
Derived from a given name which was a diminutive of BLAŽEJ.
BOBAL     Czech
Derived from Czech bob meaning "bean".
BROŽ     Czech
Derived from Brož, a diminutive of AMBROŽ.
BUREŠ     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the old Slavic given name Burian, of uncertain meaning.
CECH     Czech
Means "Czech". The name was used to differentiate a native of Bohemia from the natives of Silesia, Moravia and other regions that are now part of the Czech Republic.
ČERMÁK     Czech
Means "robin" in Czech.
CERMAK     Czech
Variant of ČERMÁK.
CERNIK     Czech
Diminutive of CERNY.
CERNY     Czech
Means "black" in Czech.
CERVENKA     Czech
Means "red" in Czech.
CHALUPA     Czech
Means "cottage" in Czech.
CHALUPNIK     Czech
Means "peasant, cottager". The name referred to a peasant who owned a very small piece of land.
CHMELA     Czech
Derived from Czech chmel "hops". The name probably referred to a person who grew hops. Hops is a plant whose dried flowers are used in brewing beer.
CHVÁTAL     Czech
Derived from the past participle of the verb chváatat "to hurry".
CIPRIS     Czech
Means "dweller on the river's edge". It is of Moravian origin.
CIŽEK     Czech, Slovene
Derived from cizek "siskin" (a type of finch).
CTVRTLANIK     Czech
Derived from Czech ctvrt "one quarter" and lan, a medieval Czech measure of land, equal to approximately 18 hectares. The name denoted someone who owned one quarter of a lan of land.
CTVRTNIK     Czech
Variant of CTVRTLANIK.
DAVID     English, French, Scottish, Jewish, Czech
From the given name DAVID.
DOLEŽAL     Czech, Slovak
Derived from the past participle of the verb doležit "to lie down".
DOUBEK     Czech
Means "a small oak" from Slavic dub "oak".
DUŠEK     Czech
Derived from the name Dušek, a diminutive of DUŠAN, or other names beginning with duš "soul".
DVORAK     Czech
Occupational name for a person who either owned a manor, or worked on one. It is derived from the Czech word dvur "manor".
FIALA     Czech
Means "violet" in Czech, referring to the flower. It may have originally referred to a person who lived near a sign bearing violets, or it may have been given to a person who lived in a place where violets grew.
FILIPEK     Polish, Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name FILIP.
HAJEK     Czech
Means "thicket" in Czech.
HAVEL     Czech
Derived from the given name HAVEL.
HAVELKA     Czech
Means "son of HAVEL" in Czech.
HAVLÍČEK     Czech
Diminutive form of HAVEL.
HLAVAČ     Czech
Derived from Czech hlava "head".
HLAVAČEK     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of Czech hlava "head".
HOLUB     Czech, Ukrainian
Derived from holub "dove".
HORAČEK     Czech
Diminutive derived from Czech hora "mountain".
HORACEK     Czech
Variant of HORAČEK.
HORAK     Czech
Derived from Czech hora "mountain", a cognate of the Polish GÓRSKI.
HORNICK     Czech, Slovak
Variant of HORNIK.
HORNIK     Czech, Slovak
Occupational name meaning "miner".
HRABE     Czech
Derived from the Czech word hrabe "count". The name was perhaps used to denote a servant of a count.
HRUBY     Czech
Derived from Czech hruby "crude".
HRUŠKA     Czech
Means "pear" in Czech. It was most likely used to denote a person who grew or sold pears.
HUSTOVI     Czech
Refers to one who followed the teachings of the Bohemian religious reformer, Jan Huss.
JAHODA     Czech, Slovak
Czech cognate of JAGODA.
JANDA     Polish, Czech
Derived from the given name JAN (1).
JANDAČEK     Czech
Diminutive of JANDA.
JANIČEK     Czech
Derived from the given name JAN (1).
JEDLIČKA     Czech
Derived from Czech jedle meaning "fir tree", perhaps given to a person who lived near a fir tree.
JEHLIČKA     Czech
Means "a needle" in Czech. The name was most likely borne by tailors in reference to their occupation.
JELEN     Polish, Czech, Slovak
Means "stag" in the Slavic languages.
JELINEK     Czech
Diminutive of JELEN.
JEŽ     Slovene, Czech
Cognate of JEZ.
JEŽEK     Czech
Means "a small hedgehog" in Czech. It may have originally referred to a person who lived near a sign bearing a hedgehog, or it may have been given to a person who resembled a hedgehog in some way.
KADER (1)     Czech
Archaic variant of KUDRNA.
KADLEC     Czech
Means "weaver" in Czech.
KAŠPAR     Czech, Slovene
Variant of KASPAR.
KLADIVO     Czech
Means "hammer" in Czech. The name most likely started as a nickname for a blacksmith.
KLIMA     Czech
Derived from Klima, a diminutive of KLIMENT.
KLÍMEK     Czech
Derived from Klímek, a diminutive of KLIMENT.
KLIMY     Czech
Means "descendant of Klima", Klima being a diminutive of KLIMENT.
KOHOUT     Czech
Means "rooster" in Czech.
KOLAR     Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Derived from Slavic kolar meaning "cartwright".
KOPECKY     Czech
Derived from Czech kopec "hill". The name was perhaps given to a person who lived close to a hill.
KOSTELECKY     Czech
Originally denoted a person from a village named Kostelec. The place name Kostelec is derived from the Czech word kostel "church".
KOVÁČ     Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak cognate of KOWALSKI.
KOVAC     Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Simplified spelling of KOVÁČ or KOVAČ.
KOVÁŘ     Czech
Variant of KOVÁČ.
KRALL     Czech
From Czech král "king". It referred to one connected in some way with a king's household or one who played the part of a king in a pageant or play.
KRAMR     Czech
Czech form of KRAMER.
KRATOCHVIL     Czech
Derived from the Czech kratochvile "pastime".
KREJCI     Czech
Means "tailor" in Czech.
KRIŽ     Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Means "cross" in Czech.
KUCERA     Czech
Means "curl" in Czech, a nickname for a person with curly locks of hair.
KUDRNA     Czech
Cognate of KUCERA.
KYSELY     Czech, Slovak
Means "sour" in Czech. It was most likely used to denote a person known for his bad mood.
LANIK     Czech
Derived from Czech lan, a measure of land equal to approximately 18 hectares. The name loosely translates as "farmer" and thus is considered a Moravian cognate of SEDLAK.
LÁSKA     Czech, Slovak
Means "love" in Czech and Slovak.
LUKSKA     Czech
Derived from the given name LUKAS.
MACEK     Czech
Derived from the name Macek, a diminutive of MATEJ.
MACHÁN     Czech
Derived from the given name Mach (a Czech diminutive of MICHAEL or MATĚJ).
MALY     Polish, Czech
Means "small" in the Slavic languages.
MAREK     Czech, Polish, Hungarian
Derived from the given name MAREK.
MARTIN     English, French, German, Czech
Derived from the given name MARTIN.
MARTÍNEK     Czech
Derived from the given name MARTIN.
MARTINEK     Czech
Variant of MARTÍNEK.
MARUŠKA     Czech
Derived from the given name MARIE.
MARUSKA     Czech
Variant of MARUŠKA.
MAŠEK     Czech
Derived from the given name Mašek which can be a diminutive of either MATĚJ or TOMÁŠ.
MÁSELNÍK     Czech
Referred to one who churned or sold butter or buttermilk, derived from Czech máslo "butter".
MATĚJKA     Czech
Derived from the given name MATĚJ.
MATOUŠEK     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name MATOUŠ.
MLYNARIK     Czech
Means "a miller" in Czech.
MORAVEC     Czech
Originally indicated a person from Moravia.
MUSIAŁ     Czech
Polish form of MUSIL.
MUSIL     Czech
Means "the one who had to", from the past participle of the verb must.
MYSKA     Czech
Means "a mouse" in Czech.
NAVRÁTIL     Czech
Derived from the past participle of the verb navrátit "to return". The name was perhaps used to denote a person who came back to his home following a long absence.
NEDBALEK     Czech
Refers to one who is careless. It is of Czech and Polish origin.
NEDVED     Czech, Slovak
Variant of MEDVED, derived from the dialect word nedved "bear".
NEMEC     Czech
Means "German" in Czech.
NEMEČEK     Czech
Diminutive of NEMEC.
NOSEK     Czech, Polish
Means "small nose" in Czech and Polish.
NOVÁČEK     Czech
Diminutive of NOVAK.
NOVÁK     Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of NOVAK.
NOVOSAD     Czech
Means "new settler", "new land" or "new orchard". It is Moravian in origin.
NOVOTNY     Czech
Czech variant of NOVAK.
PECHÁČEK     Czech
Diminutive form of PETR.
PEŠEK     Czech
Derived from Pešek, a diminutive form of PETR.
PODSEDNIK     Czech
Cognate of ZAHRADNIK mainly used in the region of Moravia.
POKORNY     Czech, Slovak, Polish
Derived from the Slavic word pokorny "tame".
POLAK     Czech
Means "Polish person" in Czech.
POLOLANIK     Czech
Derived from Czech polo "one half" and lan, a measure of land equal to approximately 18 hectares. The name denoted someone who owned half a lan of land.
POSPÍŠIL     Czech
Means "a person in a hurry", from the Czech pospíšit "to be in a hurry".
PRAŽAK     Czech
Means "a person from Prague".
PROCHÁZKA     Czech, Slovak
Means "to walk, to wander" in Czech.
PULKRÁBEK     Czech
Derived from the medieval status name purkrabí "burgrave".
PULNIK     Czech
Variant of POLOLANIK.
REHA     Czech
Derived from the given name Rehor, a Czech form of GREGORY.
ŘEZNÍČEK     Czech
Diminutive of reznik "butcher".
ŘEZNÍK     Czech, Slovak
Means "butcher" in Czech and Slovak.
RUŽIČKA     Czech
Means "little rose" in Czech.
RYBÁŘ     Czech
Means "fisher" in Czech.
SARKA (1)     Czech
Means "dweller by a bend in a river" from the Old Czech šárový meaning "curved".
SARKA (2)     Czech
Means "grey" from the Old Czech šarý.
SASHA     Czech
Derived from the given name SASHA.
SCHOVAJSA     Czech
Means "hide yourself", of Moravian origin.
SEDLÁČEK     Czech
Diminutive form of SEDLAK.
SEDLAK     Czech
Means farmer in Czech (from the Slavic root sed, set meaning "to sit, stay"). A sedlak had more land than a Zahradnik or a Chalupnik, but less land than a Dvorak.
SEVČIK     Czech
Occupational name for one who made or sold shoes: a shoemaker.
ŠIMEK     Czech
Derived from the name Šimek, a diminutive of ŠIMON.
SIMON     Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Jewish
Derived from the Hebrew given name SIMON.
SKALA     Polish, Czech
Means "rock" in various Slavic languages.
SKALICKY     Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic word skala "rock". The name refers to someone who either lived near rocks or was from a place called Skalice.
SLAVIK     Czech, Slovak
Means "nightingale" in Czech.
SLEZÁK     Czech
Originally a name for a person from Silesia, a historical region that is nowadays split between Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic.
SLOVAČEK     Czech
Originally described one who was of Slovak descent.
SLOVAK     Czech
Denoted a person from Slovakia.
SMOLÁK     Czech, Polish
Derived from the Slavic word smola "pitch".
SOKOL     Czech, Jewish
Means "falcon" from Slavic sokol. This was a nickname or an occupational name for a falconer. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.
SOUČEK     Czech
Means "a small knot" in Czech. It was probably a nickname for a strong, stubborn man.
STANEK (2)     Czech
Derived from Stanek, a diminutive of the name STANISLAV.
STÁREK     Czech
Czech form of STAREK.
STAROSTA     Czech
Means "mayor" in Czech.
ŠTĚPÁNEK     Czech
Derived from a diminutive of the given name ŠTĚPÁN.
STRNAD     Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Means "bunting" in the central Slavic languages.
SUCHÝ     Czech
Means "thin" or "dry" in Czech.
SVOBODA     Czech
Means "freedom" in Czech. It was a name of freemen in middle ages, of people who worked hard for their lord but they were not slaves.
SYKORA     Czech, Slovak
Means "titmouse" in Czech.
TESAR     Czech, Slovak
Means "carpenter" in Czech and Slovak.
TESARIK     Czech, Slovak
Diminutive of TESAR.
VACEK     Czech
Derived from the given name VÁCLAV.
VACÍK     Czech
Variant of VACEK.
VALENTA     Czech
Derived from the given name VALENTIN.
VANCURA     Czech
Derived from the given name VÁCLAV.
VANEK     Czech
Derived from Vanek, an archaic diminutive of the given name VÁCLAV.
VAŠEK     Czech
Derived from the given name Vašek, a diminutive for VÁCLAV.
VAVRA     Czech
Derived from the name Vavra, a diminutive of VAVRINEC.
VESELA     Czech
Means "happy" or "cheerful". It is of Moravian origin.
VESELY     Czech
Means "cheerful" in Czech.
VLASÁK     Czech
Derived from Czech vlas "hair". The name probably referred to a barber or a person who bought and sold hair.
VLČEK     Czech
Means "little wolf" from the Slavic word vlk "wolf".
VRUBEL     Czech
From the Czech word vrabec "sparrow" which in the Silesian dialect was transformed into the form Vrubel.
WENTRCEK     Czech
Referred to one whose characteristics made him stand out, such as being taller or shorter than normal, bald-headed, more clever, more stubborn, and so on. The origins of the name are limited to the eastern Moravian villages of Zadverice, Zelechovice or Slusovice.
ZAHRADNIK     Czech
Derived from Czech zahrada meaning "garden". It referred to someone who owned less land than a Sedlak or a Dvorak, but more land than a Chalupnik.
ZELENKA     Czech
Czech cognate of ZIELIŃSKI.
ZEMAN     Czech
Means "landowner", derived from Czech zem "land". A famous bearer is the soccer coach Zdeněk Zeman (1947-).
ZIMA     Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
From a Slavic word meaning "winter". This may have been a nickname for a person with a chilly personality.
ŽITNIK     Slovene, Czech
From the Slavic root žito meaning "rye". This was an occupational name for a dealer in rye or a baker.
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