are used in the country of Ukraine in eastern Europe.
Means "rooster" in Ukrainian. It was a nickname for a proud person.
PASTERNAKПастернакPolish, Ukrainian, Russian, Yiddish
Means "parsnip" in various Slavic languages, ultimately from Latin pastinaca
. A famous bearer was Boris Pasternak (1890-1960), author of 'Doctor Zhivago'.
SOBOLСобольRussian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Occupational name for a fur trader, from the Slavic word soboli
meaning "sable, marten". As a Jewish name it is ornamental.