Ukrainian Submitted Surnames

Ukrainian names are used in the country of Ukraine in eastern Europe.
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ADAMOVICH Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name ADAM.
AKSAMIT Polish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Belarusian, Czech
Derived from Polish aksamit meaning "velvet".
ANDRELLY Russian, Ukrainian
The first occurrence that I found was of Mikhaila Orosvigovskago ANDRELLY, or ANDRELLA (author of religious literature, in the century XVI) .
ARCHAKI Polish, Ukrainian
Possibly means "lord" or "ruler" from Greek derivative archos.
BARNO Italian, Ukrainian, French, Ancient Aramaic, Russian
The surname Barno was first found in the north of Italy, especially in Tuscany. The name occasionally appears in the south, usually in forms which end in "o," but the northern forms ending in "i" are much more common... [more]
BARSKIY Ukrainian
Means "of Bar", referring to the city of Bar in the Vínnitsya Oblast.
BOMBA Portuguese, Spanish, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak
From bomba "bomb", (Latin bombus), hence probably a nickname for someone with an explosive temperament, or a metonymic occupational name for an artilleryman.
maker of barrels
BORISOW Ukrainian
The origin of this name comes from Ukraine, the original name being Borisov.
BORTNICK Ukrainian, Jewish
Occupational name for a beekeeper, Ukrainian bortnik.
BORYSOVA Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of Borysov.
BOYKO Ukrainian
In the field of onomastics the Ukrainian surname Boyko is classified as being of nickname origin. Such names refer to a derivation from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the first bearer... [more]
BRAVERMAN Jewish, Ukrainian, Polish
A fairly common Jewish surname from Ukraine,Poland,and in some cases Russia.
BUBLIK Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From bublik, a bagel-like bread roll.
CHERNENKO Ukrainian, Russian
From Ukrainian чорний (chorniy) or Russian черный (cherniy) both meaning "black".
This surname means 'black', from the Slavic root word cherno or charno.
DATSYUK Ukrainian, Russian
Believed to mean “to give or provide with a service.” The prefix -uk is a diminutive.
From the given name DAVYD + the suffix enko.
Means "son of DEMYAN".
DIDUCH Ukrainian
meaning Spirit of Ancestors
DIMITRENKO Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name DIMITRY.
DZIUBA Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Polish dziub or Ukrainian dzyuba. It is a nickname for a person with pock-marks on his or her face.
Patronymic from the personal name FILIP.
GANUS Russian, Ukrainian
Possibly derived from Russian анис (anis) referring to the anise (Pimpinella anisum) plant or from the Turkish given name Gainislam itself from Arabic عَيْن (ʿayn) meaning "spring, source" combined with the name of the religion ISLAM.
From the given name GERASIM.
GOGOL Ukrainian, Polish, Jewish
Means "Common goldeneye (a type of duck)" in Ukrainian. Possibly a name for a fowler. A famous bearer was Nikolai Gogol.
GUTNIK Ukrainian, Russian, Yiddish
Yiddish surname meaning "glassworker" from Yiddish hute meaning "glassworks".
HILLFAIR Ukrainian
A fair someone. One who does a fair thing. Hill is which lives on a hill, other meanings of a fine hill, good for agriculture, hillfair as a fair hill.
Ukrainian form and equivalent of GORBACHEV.
Patronymic derived from a diminutive of HRYHORIY.
Ukrainian form of Ignatenko.
IVANKO Croatian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the forename IVAN.
IVANOVA Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of IVAN", the feminine form of IVANOV.
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Іващенко (see Ivashchenko).
Means "Maker of Kalaches" kalach is a type of bread.
KAZAN Ukrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
KISHKA Ukrainian
Means "Cat" in Ukrainian.
KOCUR Ukrainian
means "tom cat" or "male cat"
KOPKO Polish, Ukrainian
Kopeck is a reduced pet form of the personal name Prokop.... [more]
KOROLIUK Ukrainian
Based on the root word "король" (Korol), meaning "King"
KOVALENKO Ukrainian, Russian
From Ukrainian and Russian коваль (koval') meaning "blacksmith, smith".
KOZAK Polish, Czech, Slovak, Sorbian, Ukrainian
Ethnic name for a Cossack, a member of a people descended from a group of runaway serfs who set up a semi-independent military republic in Ukraine in the 15th and 16th centuries.
KOZAR Ukrainian, Russian, Croatian, Slovene
Means “goatherd”.
KURYLO Ukrainian
From the personal name Kurýlo, a Ukrainian form of the ancient Slavic name Kiril, from Greek Kyrillos, a derivative of kyrios ‘Lord.' This was the name of the saint and missionary of the Orthodox Church (826–869) who, together with his brother Methodios, brought Christianity to the Slavs... [more]
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.
KUZMIN Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of KUZMA".
LITVINCHUK Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
LOKHVITSKIY Ukrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the city of Lokhvytsia in Ukraine.
From the Ukrainian word lom- which means "scrap" in Ukrainian
LUKASHENKO Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Means "son of LUKA". A notable bearer is ALEXANDER Lukashenko (1954–), the current president of Belarus.
From Ukrainian word lyakh - contemptuous word for "pole".
LYTVYN Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of LITVIN.
MAKOWSKI Jewish, Polish, Ukrainian
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Maków, Makowa, or Makowo, all named from mak "poppy (seeds)".
MAKSYMOV Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Maksimov, meaning "son of Maksym".
Ukrainian feminine counterpart of Maksymov.
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]
Patronymic derived from a Ukrainian form of Hebrew MALACHI.
Possibly the Ukrainian version of MILOŠEVIĆ
MALYNOV Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MALINOV.
MARCHUK Ukrainian
Possibly a patronymic derived from the given name MARKO.
Patronymic derived from the given name MARTYN.
MASNICK Ukrainian
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.
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
MUCHA Polish, Slovak, Czech, Ukrainian
Nickname for an irritating person or someone considered of no importance, from mucha "fly".
MUSHKET Russian, Ukrainian
Means "musket, matchlock" from Russian "mušket" - maybe a nickname of some bandit.
Variant of Mykhaylenko.
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]
Means "son of Nazar".
NEMIROV Russian, Hebrew, Ukrainian
Name derived from the city of Nemirov in Ukraine, The city was named after its founder, Prince Nemir.
NEMIROVSKY Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate of Nemirov
OBERMOK Ukrainian
Obermok is most likely an anglicized form of the surname Oberemok.... [more]
OLIYNYK Ukrainian
From the Ukrainian word олія meaning "Oil".
PANCHENKO Ukrainian (Modern)
It is a common Ukrainian surname meaning "Fisher".
PETRENKO Ukrainian, Russian, Moldovan
A surname traced to the Cossacks.
PETROVICH Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from Petro, the Ukrainian form of PETER.
From the given name PETER.
POLYAKOV Russian, Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Patronymic from the ethnic name Polak meaning "Pole".
PONOMARENKO Russian, Ukrainian
Common Russian and Ukrainian last name meaning church bell ringer.
The surname of the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko.
PORTNOY Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Occupational name for a tailor from Russian portnoj (an adjective derivative of port "uncut cloth").
PROKOPENKO Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name PROKOPIOS.
PRYIMAK Ukrainian
In Ukrainian means 'adoptee'
RACHMAN Ukrainian, Jewish
Rachman is an old Jewish name which means "Merciful" in Hebrew.... [more]
RAKOVICH Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of RAJKOVIĆ
REZNIKOV Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Jewish occupational name for a ritual slaughterer, derived from Yiddish reznik (of Slavic origin).
ROMAN Catalan, French, Polish, English, German, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
From the Latin personal name ROMANUS, which originally meant "Roman". This name was borne by several saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Rouen.
ROSYA Ukrainian (Modern), Russian (Modern)
Either a shortened version of "Rossiya", which is Russian for "Russia", or the Russian and Ukrainian version of Rose.
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.
RYBALKA Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname meaning "fisherman". Derived from ryba "fish".
SALAMANDYK Ukrainian (Rare, Expatriate)
Rare Ukrainian surname of uncertain origin, perhaps Moldovan.
SAVKO Ukrainian
From a pet form of the personal name Sava (see SAVAS).
This indicates familial origin with the village of Sheptychi in Ukraine, which, as of February 2017, is located within Sambir Raion in the Lviv Oblast.
Means "A child of a tailor" in Ukrainian
SHOPA Ukrainian
Jewish, found in Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Native spelling is Шопа.
SHWETS Ukrainian
Variant of Shwetz
Glassmakers son
SMARCH Ukrainian (Anglicized), Russian (Anglicized)
Smarch is most likely an anglicized form of the surnames Smarchkov, Smarchkova, Smarchi, Smarchevsky, and Smarchevskaya.... [more]
SOROKA Ukrainian, Jewish
From the nickname Soroka meaning "magpie", which indicates a thievish person or a person with a white streak of hair among black hair.
Patronymic from the personal name STEPAN.
Patronymic derived from the given name Syzon.
Patronymic form of TARAS.
TIMOSHENKO Ukrainian, Russian
From the names "Timothy, Tymofiy and Tymish". Means "son of Tymish". Also used in Russia.
Occupational name for a weaver. It is also the Central and Eastern Ukrainian spelling of the Western Ukrainian surname Tkachuk.
Ukrainian surname created from the Ukrainian word цибуля (tsybulya) meaning "onion" and the patronymic ending -enko.
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").
VENGEROV Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian surname derived from the word венгр (vengr) meaning "Hungarian".
VOROBEY Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname taken from the word воробе́й (vorobey) meaning "sparrow".
VOVK Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
YAMPILSKIY Ukrainian (Rare)
This was used by people originating from any of various Ukrainian settlements by the name of "Yampil".
ZALUSKY Ukrainian
Derives from the Slavic word zalew, meaning "bay" or "flooded area". Given to families who lived near water or areas that flooded often.
ZAYTSEV Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Russian заяц (zayats) or Ukrainian заєць (zaets) meaning "hare".
ZBIRAK Ukrainian (Rare), Polish (Rare)
Derived from the Polish 'zbierac' meaning to collect or gather
ZOLOCHIVSKIY Ukrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the Ukrainian city of Zolochiv.
ZOSIMOV Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of ZOSIM".
ZOSIMOVICH Belarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of ZOSIM (see ZOSIMUS)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
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