are used by Slavic peoples.
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Habitational name for someone from places called Łuków, Łukowa, or Łukowe, named with the personal name ŁUKASZ
Habitational name for someone from a place called Lutom in Poznań voivodeship.
Habitational name for someone from Machnice in Wrocław voivodeship.
habitational name for someone from any of various places called Maciejowa, Maciejów, or Maciejowice, all named with the personal name MACIEJ
MACIUPA Polish (Anglicized, ?)
Ukrainian/Polish (Historically Galicia/Western Ukraine/Austro-Hungary); although it is often seen spelt this Anglicized way; due to the changing land-borders and occupation of land throughout history, it has been spelt with a slightly different transliteration pronunciation in Cyrillic (phonetic sound in Cyrillic is 'ts' as opposed to 'ch').
MAJ Polish, Jewish
Surname adopted with reference to the month of May, Polish maj. Surnames referring to months were sometimes adopted by Jewish converts to Christianity, with reference to the month in which they were baptized or in which the surname was registered.
Slovene surname Majerle, a variant of the Polish, Czech, and Slovak Majer, which was a status name for "steward, bailiff, tenant farmer, or village headman", from the German Meyer
MAKOWSKI Jewish, Polish, Ukrainian
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Maków, Makowa, or Makowo, all named from mak
Habitational name for someone from places called Małachowo, Małachów, or Małachowice.
Habitational name for someone from places called Malanowo or Malanów.
This surname is a moderately common Ukrainian name and was formed from the Hebrew name MALACHI. After 988 A.D., every Slav, having been baptized, would undergo a ceremony, conducted by a priest, to receive a Christian name... [more]
Habitational name for someone from a place called Malczewo in Poznań voivodeship, or Malczew in Radom voivodeship.
Habitational name for someone from places called Malki in the voivodeships of Ostroleka and Torun.
MALINOV Russian, Bulgarian
Either from Russian and Bulgarian малина (malina)
meaning "raspberry" or Russian мал (mal)
meaning "small, little".
MANDŽUKIĆ Serbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Famous bearer of this last name is Mario Mandžukić who is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Juventus and the Croatia national team.
MANTEY German, Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Manthei in Schwerin province. This name is also established in Poland.
Habitational name for someone from a place called Marcisze or Marciszów.
Possibly a rough translation of marsh, given to people who lived near marshes.
MASLOV Russian, Jewish
Derived from Russian масло (maslo)
meaning "butter", originally used as an occupational name for someone who worked as a dairyman or sold dairy products.
I believe it is Ukranian. I have been told it was spelled a little different and could be of Russian Jewish origin
MATSUPA Ukrainian (Anglicized, ?)
Ukrainian; although may also have found in other forms in other countries such as Galicia (Western Ukraine), Poland and Hungary; due to the changing borders and occupation of land at various points in history.
MAUK Czech, Russian
The word Mauk is the Eastern European meaning for night. In the early ages a small group of people in the area now known to be in or around Russia and the czech republic founded this word and made it their name... [more]
MAZÁČ Czech, Slovak
From workers on a buildings, who were gluing bricks to each other
From an old name for an inhabitant of Mazowsze region in Poland.
Meaning uncertain. A famous bearer was DIMITRI
Mendeleev (1834-1907), a Russian chemist who developed an early model of the periodic table.
Habitational name for someone from a place called Michale
in Bydgoszcz voivodeship, or Michaly
in Plock voivodeship; patronymic from personal name Michal
Nickname from a derivative migac ‘to twinkle or wink’.
A shortened form of the Polish version of MICHAELSON
, which became a family name earlier on.
MIODOWNIK Polish, Jewish
The literal translation is "honey cake", from the Polish word/root surname miod
, meaning "honey." An occupational surname to those in the honey business, mainly beekeepers and bakers.... [more]
From a pet form of the personal name Dymitr
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Upper Sorbian municipality of Bukecy.
Habitational name for somebody who comes from the district of Młodych in Poland.
Famous bearer of this surname is Croatian footballer Luka Modrić.
MODZELEWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from places in Poland called Modzel or Modzele, from modzel meaning "hard place", "callus".
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
MOLCHAN Russian, Ukrainian
From the Russian word молчан meaning "silent" it was often used as a nickname for someone who was soft-spoken and as a given name following Baptism
From Russian молот (molot)
meaning "hammer", indicating someone who worked with hammers.
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages named Moraczewo.
Derived from the Russian word Москва
MOST Polish, Jewish
Topographic name from Slavic most
meaning "bridge", or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word.
habitational name for someone from any of various places called Mroczkowa, Mroczków, or Mroczkowice, named with mroczek ‘bat’.
From a nickname for a white-haired man or alternatively for one of an icy and unsociable disposition, from Polish mróz
"frost". Also can be from a short form of the personal name AMBROŻY
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Mrozy.
Habitational name for someone from Mrozowo in Bydgoszcz voivodeship, or from any of several places called Mrozy.
Habitational name for someone from placed called Murawa or Murawy, named with murawa meaning "lawn", "green".
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Murkowo.
Habitational name for someone from places called Muszyna in Nowy Sacz voivodeship and elsewhere, named with mucha
"fly" (see MUCHA
From Russian мужик (muzhik)
referring to a peasant from the Tsarist era.
Myshkin is the possessive case of the diminutive of the word 'mouse'.
NADOLNY Polish, Jewish, Sorbian
Topographic name from Polish nadól
, Sorbian nadol
"downwards", denoting someone who lived lower down in a village on a slope, or on relatively low-lying ground.
NAIMAN Ukrainian, Jewish
Before Genghis Khan conquered the world, he conquered his neighbors, and his last great victory, in 1204, was over a tribe of Turkic Christians called the Naiman. (Some Naimans today are Christian but most are Jewish.)... [more]
Nickname for an insistent person, from a derivative of napierac
‘advance’, ‘press’, ‘urge’.
Habitational name for someone from a place called Napierki in Olsztyn voivodeship.