Belarusian Submitted Surnames

Belarusian names are used in the country of Belarus in eastern Europe.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABRAMCZYK Polish, Jewish, Belarusian
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ADAMOVICH Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
AKSAMIT Polish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Belarusian, Czech
Derived from Polish aksamit meaning "velvet".
BUBLIK Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From bublik, a bagel-like bread roll.
CHAYKOV Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian чайка (chayka) meaning "seagull".
CRESS German, Jewish, Belarusian
The maiden name of my Great Grandmother.... [more]
GAVAZANSKY Belarusian, Jewish
Means "from the town of Gavezhno". Gavezhno is a town in Belarus. For more information go here http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/newsletter/54surnames.htm
GRETZKY Russian, Belarusian
Originally derived from an old Russian word that meant "Greek", though in modern times, the word means "Greek nut" (walnut). A notable bearer is Wayne Gretzky, a former Canadian ice hockey player.
HARBACHOŬ Belarusian
Variant transcription of Harbachow.
HARBACHOW Belarusian
Belarusian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
IVANOVA Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of Ivan", the feminine form of Ivanov.
KASPEROVICH Belarusian
The last name taken literally is Kasper's son with -vich being a common patronymic suffix in Belarus and other slavic countries. The Kasper likey refers to an unknown Kasper in the family. However some stories tie the name to one of the wise men who visited Jesus after his birth - not named in the Bible but later referred to as Gaspar or Caspar/Kaspar in Eastern European traditions.
KAZAN Ukrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
KOVALESKI Belarusian
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Kovali in Belarus, or perhaps Kavoliai in Lithuania, named with a derivative of kavalj meaning "smith".
KRYČAŬSKI Belarusian
This indicates familial origin within the city of Krýčaŭ.
KUZMA Ukrainian, Belarusian
From the personal name Kuzma, Greek Kosmas, a derivative of kosmos ‘universe’, ‘(ordered) arrangement’. St. Cosmas, martyred with his brother Damian in Cilicia in the early 4th century ad, came to be widely revered in the Eastern Church.
LAGÓJSKÌ Belarusian
This indicates familial origin within the city of Lagójsk.
LEVIN Jewish, Lithuanian, Belarusian, German, Russian, French (Quebec, Anglicized), Various
As a Lithuanian Jewish and Belarusian Jewish name, it is a Slavicized form of Levy. As a German and German Jewish name, it is derived from the given name Levin. As a Jewish name, it can also be related to Loewe... [more]
LIAKHOVICH Belarusian
Means "son of Liakh".
LITVINCHUK Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
LUKASHENKO Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Means "son of Luka". A notable bearer is Alexander Lukashenko (1954–), the current president of Belarus.
MATSKEVICH Belarusian
From the given name Maciek, a variant of Maciej, which is the Polish variant of Matthias.
MYASNIKOVICH Belarusian
Possibly means "son of Myasnik".
NAVITSKI Belarusian
Belarusian form of Novitsky.
NOVIK Belarusian
Belarusian surname equivalent to the Russian surname Novikov.
OSTAPCHUK Belarusian
Means "son of Ostap".
POLYAKOV Russian, Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Patronymic from the ethnic name Polak meaning "Pole".
PORTNOY Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Occupational name for a tailor from Russian portnoj (an adjective derivative of port "uncut cloth").
RYBAK Polish, Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Jewish
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.
SLUCKI Belarusian
Means "of Sluck", a town in the Minsk region.
STOLINSKI Belarusian
This indicates familial origin within the town of Stólin.
URBAN English, French, German, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Hungarian, Jewish
From a medieval personal name (Latin Urbanus meaning "city dweller", a derivative of urbs meaning "town", "city").
ZOSIMOVICH Belarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
ZYK Russian, Belarusian
A Russian name now found in Belarus and other areas around "white Russia". Literally translates to the Russian word "beetle". It's pronounced "Z'ook" and has taken on other forms of spelling, such as; Zuck, Tzook, Shyk, etc.