Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
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STARCZEWSKI Polish (Rare)
It indicates origin in either a place named Starczewo or Starczewice.
ŠŤASTNÝ Czech, Slovak
From the word, meaning "happy".
STAVONIN Russian
Originally Stavnin (shutter-maker), Stavonin resulted from an incorrect spelling that stuck (for over a hundred years)... [more]
STAWELSKI Polish
Comes from a combination of the two personal names PAWEŁ and STANLEY, "Staweł" with the suffix -ski
STEFANIAK Czech
Comes from the personal name Stefan.
STEFANOWICZ Polish
Means "son of STEFAN".
STEFAŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Stefanów or Stefanowo, named with the personal name STEFAN.
STEFKOVIC Slovak
Possibly means 'son of Stefko', judging by the fact that Slavic suffixes such as '-ovich' and '-ovic' mean '(name)'s son'.
STEHLÍK Czech
It's from goldfinch
STEJSKAL Czech
Stejskal means "he did complains" in Czech.
STEPANKOV Russian
Means "son of Stepan".
STEPANOV Serbian, Russian
Means "son of STEPAN".
STEPANOVICH Ukrainian
Patronymic from the personal name STEPAN.
STILINSKI Polish (?)
The last name of one of the characters from the Teen Wolf 1980s movie and the MTV show, Stiles Stilinski.
STIPIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of STIPE".
STOIANOV Bulgarian
Variant transcription of STOYANOV.
STOJKANOVIĆ Vlach
Means "son of STOJKAN".
STOLARSKI Polish
Derivative of Stolarz "carpenter" "joiner", with the addition of the common suffix of surnames -ski.
STOLINSKI Belarusian
This indicates familial origin within the town of Stólin.
STRAKA Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak: Nickname from straka ‘magpie’, probably for a thievish or insolent person.... [more]
STROGANOV Russian
Meaning uncertain. This was the name of a wealthy Russian family of merchants (later aristocrats), probably of Tatar origin.
STROJNOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Strojnów.
STROJNY Polish
A nickname for a dandy; Elegant and Well-Dressed.
STRYJEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Stryjów in Zamość voivodeship, named with stryj meaning "paternal uncle", "father’s brother".
STRZALIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Strzaliny.
STRZEPEK Polish
Means “rags”. (Rags worn by poor people.)
STUNGIEWICZ Polish
The Stungiewicz family name is recorded in history as heraldically adopted into the Polish heraldic clan Pobog. The Pobog clan was a participant in the Union of Horodlo in the year 1413 between Polish and Lithuanian interests.... [more]
SUKACZ Polish (Rare)
father surname.
SULJAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of SULJO".
SULJIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of SULJO".
SUŁKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Sułkowo Borowe.
SUSOEV Russian
Means "son of Susoi".
ŠUTOVIĆ Macedonian
Comes from place named Šutovo in Macedonia.
SUVOROV Russian
From Suvorov, the name of a town in the Tula Oblast of Russia.
ŠVÁB Czech
It's from an animal cockroach.
ŠVARC Croatian
Croatian form of SCHWARZ.
ŠVARCER Croatian
Elaborated form of ŠVARC.
ŠVEC Czech
It means "shoemaker".
SVESHNIKOV Russian
Russian surname with unknown meaning.
SVOBODNÁ Czech
Means "freedom woman".
SVOBODNÝ Czech
Svobodný means "freedom man" in Czech.
SWIERCZYNSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Swierczyn (in Plock and Wloclawek voivodeships) or Swierczyna (of which there are many). The places are named with either swierk ‘spruce’ or swiercz ‘cricket’.
ŚWITAŁA Polish
Derived from Polish świt "dawn" "sun" "daylight" or świtać "to dawn". It is a nickname for an early-riser.
SYCHYOV Russian
From Russian сыч (sych) meaning "small owl".
SYCHYOVA Russian
Feminine transcription of SYCHYOV.
SYTKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within Sytkowo, a neighborhood in Poznań (the Greater Polish capital).
SYZONENKO Ukrainian
Patronymic derived from the given name Syzon.
SZAMOTULSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Szamotuły.
SZCZEPANKIEWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the given name SZCZEPAN.
SZELIGA Polish
Habitational name from places called Szeliga or Szeligi. It is not clear whether there is any connection with the Polish vocabulary word szeliga ‘coat-of-arms’.
SZMANDA Polish
Polish pronunciation is "sh-MAHN-dah" and Hungarian pronunciation is "s-MAHN-dah".
SZOŁDRSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Szołdry.
SZOT Polish
Nickname for a fish seller with a bad reputation, from szot "bad herring".
SZPAKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Podlachian village Szpakowo.
SZURGOT Polish
Nickname from szurgot ‘shuffling sound’
SZURKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages named Szurkowo.
SZYDŁO Polish
Means "awl" in Polish.
SZYMANOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Szymanów, Szymanowo, or Szymanowice.
SZYŚLAK Polish
Derived from East Slavic word šišlat "do slowly".
TABER English, Polish
English: variant spelling of TABOR. ... [more]
TABOR English, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Jewish
English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’.... [more]
TACZANOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages in Gmina Pleszew: Taczanów Pierwszy or Taczanów Drugi.
TADEJEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of TADEJ".
TADIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of TADIJA''.
TANEV Bulgarian
Derived from the forename TANE.
TANEVA Bulgarian
Feminine form of TANEV.
TARASENKO Ukrainian
Patronymic form of TARAS.
TARASOV Russian
Means "son of TARAS".
TARCZA Polish, Hungarian
Means "shield" in Polish.
TARNOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish city of Tarnów.
TARTAKOVSKY Jewish, Russian
Russian Jewish surname denoting someone originally from the village of Tartakov (Тартаків) in Ukraine. The village's name itself is derived from Ukrainian тартак (tartak) referring to a sawmill or cutting device.
TATELMAN Russian, Yiddish
Man who tats or sew
TEODORCZUK Polish
From the given name TEODOR.
TESLA Serbian
From a special kind of ax a woodworker would use - adze, called tesla.... [more]
TESSLER Romanian, Russian
Russian, Christian. From The original name tescherak
THORN Low German, German, German (Silesian), Polish, Luxembourgish
In North German, Danish, and Luxembourgish, it is a habitational name for someone who lived near a tower, from Middle Low German torn "tower".... [more]
TICHÁ Czech, Slovak
Means "silent".
TICHÝ Czech
Means "silent".
TIKHONOV Russian
Means "son of TIKHON".
TKACZ Polish, Jewish
Variant of Tkach. Means 'to weave'
TODOROVAC Bosnian
Possibly relating to the surname Todorović, commonly used by Serbs.
TODOROVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of TODOR".
TÖGYÖRD Slovak
Slovak I have a baptismal record of my great Grandfather I can send.
TOLSTOY Russian
Means "fat" from Russian толстый (tolstyy) meaning "thick, stout, fat". This was the name of a Russian family of nobility; a notable member was Count Lev "Leo" Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian writer.
TOŁWIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Podlachian village of Tołwin.
TOMAN Czech
Toman is nickname of name Tomas.
TOMASIK Polish
Means "son of TOMAS".
TOMASZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Poland called Tomaszew or Tomaszewo, formed with the personal name TOMASZ.
TOMASŻY Polish
Comes from the personal name TOMASZ and any other name that relates to that name.
TOMCZAK Polish
Patronymic from TOMEK, a pet form of the personal name TOMASZ, or THOMAS.
TOMCZYK Polish
Variant of TOMCZAK, also comes from the given name TOMASZ (see THOMAS)
TOMEK Czech
Comes from a pet form of the personal name TOMÁŠ.
TOMIČIĆ Croatian
Variant of TOMČIĆ. Derived from TOMA.
TOUZOV Russian
Female version is Touzova.
TRAUSCH German, Slavic, Low German, Luxembourgish
A nickname either derived from Trauschke, a nickname from Old Slavic drugu "companion", or from Middle Low German druus "sullen", "dour".
TRISKA Czech
Meaning "splinter" in Czech. Nathan Triska is a teenage celebrity born in 1999.
TRISKOVA Czech
Feminine form of TRISKA.
TROFIMOV Russian
Means "son of TROFIM".
TROPOV Russian
From russian word tropa - "trail".
TROTSKY Russian
This surname means the Lithuanian city of "Trakai", a notable bearer of this surname was Leon Trotsky.
TRUSZKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Truszków in Lublin voivodeship.
TRYBUS Polish
Meaning: "corpulent man" "tripod"
TRZONOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Trzonów.
TSAREV Russian
Means "son of an emperor" in Russian.
TSARITSYN Russian
Derived from the former city of Tsaritsyn, once known as Stalingrad and currently Volgograd.
TSARYOVA Russian
Someone who is a descendent of a person who worked for the Tsar or Emperor.
TSYBULENKO Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname created from the Ukrainian word цибуля (tsybulya) meaning "onion" and the patronymic ending -enko.
TUFEK Bosnian
From Turkish tüfek ''rifle''.
TUPÝ Slovak
From the word, meaning "blunt, dull".
TURK Slovene, Croatian
Means ''Turk''.
TVRDY Czech
"Hard"
TWARDOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 Greater Polish villages: 2 named Twardowo or 1 named Twardów.
TWERSKY Russian
Russian surname derived from Tver Oblast (known as Kalinin from 1931-1990, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
UHLÍŘ Czech
Uhlíř is a originally craftsman dedicated to the production of charcoal. It is also called a person involved in the distribution of coal.... [more]
ULAK Bosnian
From Turkish ulak, "a messenger".
ULATOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Ulatowo in Ostrołęka voivodeship, a place named with Old Polish ulot, ulatać meaning "to fly away".
ULYANOV Russian
Means "son of ULYAN". A notable bearer was Vladimir Ulyanov (1870-1924), a Russian revolutionary better known as Vladimir Lenin.
ULYANOVA Russian
feminine counterpart of ULYANOV.
ULYANOVSKAYA Russian
feminine spelling of ULYANOVSKY.
ULYANOVSKY Russian
Means "son of ULYAN".
UMIASTOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Umiastów.
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").
URBANOWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the personal name URBAN.
URBAŃSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from a place named with the personal name Urban.
URUSOV Russian
From Slavic urush which means "warrior". This was the surname of a noble family in Russia.
URZĘDOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Urzędów.
UTKINA Russian
Feminine spelling of UTKIN.
UZARSKI Polish
Either means "nobility" or "servant of nobility"
VÁCLAVÍK Czech, Slovak
Václavík is nickname for Slavic name Václav.
VALENTÍN Spanish, Slovak
From the given name VALENTÍN.
VARFOLOMEYEVA Russian
Feminine counterpart of VARFOLOMEYEV.
VARSONOFYEV Russian (Rare)
Means "son of VARSONOFY"; rarely used as a surname.
VASILIEV Russian
Variant transcription of VASILYEV.
VASILOV Bulgarian, Russian
Meaning "son of Vasil" in Russian and "from Bulgaria" in Bulgarian.
VAŠKO Czech, Slovak
Vaško is Moravian and Slovak pet form of name Václav.
VASYLYSHYNA Ukrainian
Feminine variation of VASYLYSHYN.
VEČEŘA Czech
Means "supper". Pronounced "veh-cze-zha".
VELIKOV Bulgarian
Means "son of VELIKO".
VELÍŠEK Czech, Italian, Croatian
Velliscig is an Italian surname with no small population base and spread almost exclusively in Friuli. The center of origin of this surname must be identified in the ancient Kingdom of Hungary - Bohemia between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.... [more]
VENGEROV Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian surname derived from the word венгр (vengr) meaning "Hungarian".
VERKHOTUROV Russian (Modern, Rare)
Arrived from Verkhoturye (city in the Urals, on the river Tura)
VIDAKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of VIDAK or VID''.
VIDE Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDEC Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDIC Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDIČ Slovene
Cognate of VIDIĆ.
VIDKOVIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
It is formed by adding the patronymic suffix -ić and the possessive infix -ov- to the given name VID.
VIKENTIEV Russian
Means "son of VIKENTIY".
VIKENTIYEV Russian
Variant transcription of VIKENTIEV.
VINCETIĆ Croatian
Derived from VINKO, Croatian form of Vincent.
VIRSIK Czech
May mean "peach"
VÍTEK Czech
Vítek comes from Latin name Vitus.
VLADIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of VLAD''.
VLAINIĆ Croatian, Bosnian
Variant of Vlajnić or Vlajinić
VLASOV Russian
Means "son of Vlasii".
VLK Czech, Slovak
Means "wolf" in Czech and Slovak.
VOBORNÍK Czech, Slovak
Příjmení Voborník vzniklo dle svého bydliště, tedy z obory. Oborníky mívali naši předkové, byli to správcové nebo strážcové obor, lesní a hajní v oborách (slovo toto žije v příjmení Oborník, Voborník)... [more]
VOJCATVECHKY Czech
From the Czech word dvojèata meaning twins.
VOJTEK Slovak
Derived from the given name Vojtech.
VOLKONSKY Russian
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the Volkona river south of Moscow. This was the name of a Russian family of nobility.
VOROBEY Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname taken from the word воробе́й (vorobey) meaning "sparrow".
VORONA Russian
A name derived by the Russian word for "crow."
VORONKOV Russian
Derived from the Russian word voron, meaning "raven". Possibly refers to a dark haired, or harsh voiced individual.
VORONOV Russian
Patronymic derived from Russian ворон (voron) meaning "raven".
VOSCHIKOV Russian
Russian occupational translation of Carter
VOVK Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
VOYTEK Polish, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian
Americanized spelling of the given names VOJTEK, VOJTECH, WOJTEK, all pet forms of the Polish given name WOJCIECH, or other Slavic cognates.
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