Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts Рыба́к (Russian, Belarusian)
Other Forms FormsRibak, Rybalka
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Contributor Contrib.plassen on 5/2/2010
Last Editor EditorBeautiful Victory on 8/26/2014
Means "fisherman" in some Slavic languages. Derived from the word ryba "fish". A famous bearer is Byelarusian-Norwegian artist Alexander Rybak (b. 1986) who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009.