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 Барський Ukrainian
Means "of Bar", referring to the city of Bar in the Vínnitsya Oblast.
BILYI Білий Ukrainian
Variant spelling of BILYK.
BILYK Білик Ukrainian
Derived from the word білий, meaning "white" in Ukrainian.
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.
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 Борисова Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of BORYSOV.
BORYSYUK Борисюк Ukrainian
Means "son of BORYS".
BRAVERMAN Jewish, Ukrainian, Polish
A fairly common Jewish surname from Ukraine,Poland,and in some cases Russia.
BUBLIK Бублик Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From bublik, a bagel-like bread roll.
CHERNENKO Черненко Ukrainian, Russian
From Ukrainian чорний (chorniy) or Russian черный (cherniy) both meaning "black".
CHERNESKI Ukrainian
This surname means 'black', from the Slavic root word cherno or charno.
CHERNYAVSKIY Чернявський, Чернявська Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of CHERNYAVSKY.
DATSYUK Дацюк Ukrainian, Russian
Believed to mean “to give or provide with a service.” The prefix -uk is a diminutive.
DAVYDENKO Ukrainian
From the given name DAVYD + the suffix enko.
DEMYANENKO Демʹяненко Ukrainian
Means "son of DEMYAN".
DEREVYANCHENKO дерев’янченко Ukrainian
Means "son of DEREK"
DIDUCH Ukrainian
meaning Spirit of Ancestors
DIMITRENKO Димитренко Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name DIMITRY.
DOVZHENKO Довженко Ukrainian
Derived from the word довгий, meaning "long" in Ukrainian.
DZIUBA Дзю́ба 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.
FILIPOVICH Ukrainian
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.
GERASIMENKO Герасименко Ukrainian
From the given name GERASIM.
GOGOL Го́голь 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 Гутник 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.
HORBANENKO Горбаненко Ukrainian
Ukrainian form and equivalent of GORBACHEV.
HRYTSENKO Гриценко Ukrainian
Patronymic derived from a diminutive of HRYHORIY.
IHNATENKO Ігнатенко Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of IGNATENKO.
IVANKO Іванко Croatian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the forename IVAN.
IVANOVA Іванова Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of IVAN", the feminine form of IVANOV.
IVASCHENKO Іващенко Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Іващенко (see IVASHCHENKO).
KALASHNIK Калашник Ukrainian
Means "maker of kalaches", a variant of калачник (kalachnik) - itself composed of калач (kalach), a type of bread, and the agent suffix -ник (-nik). See also KALASHNIKOV.
KAZAN Казань Ukrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
KISHKA Кішка 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 Королюк Ukrainian
Based on the root word "король" (Korol), meaning "King"
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 Кузмин Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of KUZMA".
LITVINCHUK Литвинчук Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
LOKHVITSKIY Лохвицький Ukrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the city of Lokhvytsia in Ukraine.
LOMACHENKO ломаченко Ukrainian
From the Ukrainian word lom- which means "scrap" in Ukrainian
LUKASHENKO Лукашенко Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Means "son of LUKA". A notable bearer is ALEXANDER Lukashenko (1954–), the current president of Belarus.
LYASHENKO Ляшенко Ukrainian
From Ukrainian word lyakh - contemptuous word for "pole".
LYSENKO Лисенко Ukrainian
LYTVYN Литвин Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of LITVIN.
MAHDA Магда Ukrainian
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 Максимов Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MAKSIMOV, meaning "son of MAKSYM".
MAKSYMOVA Максимова Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine counterpart of MAKSYMOV.
MALASENCO МАЛАШЕНКО Ukrainian
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]
MALASHENKO Малашенко Ukrainian
Patronymic derived from a Ukrainian form of Hebrew MALACHI.
MALKOVICH Малкович Ukrainian
Possibly the Ukrainian version of MILOŠEVIĆ
MALYNOV Малинов, Малинова Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MALINOV.
MALYNOVSKIY Малиновський, Малиновська Ukrainian (Rare)
Ukrainian form of MALINOVSKY.
MARCHUK Марчук Ukrainian
Possibly a patronymic derived from the given name MARKO.
MARTYNENKO Мартиненко Ukrainian
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 Мацюпа 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 Молчан 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 мушкет Russian, Ukrainian
Means "musket, matchlock" from Russian "mušket" - maybe a nickname of some bandit.
MYKHAILENKO Михайленко Ukrainian
Variant form of MYKHAYLENKO.
MYKHAYLYCHENKO Михайличенко Ukrainian
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]
NAZARENKO Назаренко Ukrainian
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
NOVITSKY Новицький Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
OBERMOK Ukrainian
Obermok is most likely an anglicized form of the surname Oberemok.... [more]
OSTAPCHUK Остапчук Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "son of OSTAP".
OSTAPENKO Остапенко Ukrainian
From the given name OSTAP.
PANCHENKO Па́нченко Ukrainian (Modern)
It is a common Ukrainian surname meaning "Fisher".
PETRENKO Петренко Ukrainian, Russian, Moldovan
A surname traced to the Cossacks.
PETROVICH Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from Petro, the Ukrainian form of PETER.
PETRYNIEC Ukrainian
From the given name PETER.
POLYAKOV Поляко́в Russian, Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Patronymic from the ethnic name Polak meaning "Pole".
PONOMARENKO Пономаренко Russian, Ukrainian
Common Russian and Ukrainian last name meaning church bell ringer.
POROSHENKO Порошенко Ukrainian
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 Прокопенко Russian, Ukrainian
From the given name PROKOPIOS.
PRYIMAK Приймак 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 Рєзніков 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 Рося 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 Рибалка Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname meaning "fisherman". Derived from ryba "fish".
SALAMANDYK Саламандик Ukrainian (Rare, Expatriate)
Rare Ukrainian surname of uncertain origin, perhaps Moldovan.
SAVKO Ukrainian
From a pet form of the personal name Sava (see SAVAS).
SHEPTITSKIY Шептицький Ukrainian
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.
SHOMKO шомко Ukrainian
SHOPA Ukrainian
Jewish, found in Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Native spelling is Шопа.
SHWETS Ukrainian
Variant of Shwetz
SKLORENKO Ukrainian
Glassmakers son
SMARCH Ukrainian (Anglicized), Russian (Anglicized)
Smarch is most likely an anglicized form of the surnames Smarchkov, Smarchkova, Smarchi, Smarchevsky, and Smarchevskaya.... [more]
SOBOLEV Соболєв Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Variant of SOBOL.
SOROKA Сорока 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.
STEPANOVICH Ukrainian
Patronymic from the personal name STEPAN.
SYZONENKO Сизоненко Ukrainian
Patronymic derived from the given name Syzon.
TARASENKO Ukrainian
Patronymic form of TARAS.
TIMOSHENKO Тимошенко Ukrainian
Means "son of TIMOFIY".
TOPTUNOV Топтунов Russian, Ukrainian
TSYBULENKO Цибуленко Ukrainian
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").
USYK усик Ukrainian
VAKARCHUK Вакарчук Ukrainian
VASYLYSHYNA Василишина Ukrainian
Feminine variation of VASYLYSHYN.
VENGEROV Венге́ров Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian surname derived from the word венгр (vengr) meaning "Hungarian".
VOROBEY Воробей Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname taken from the word воробе́й (vorobey) meaning "sparrow".
VOVK Вовк Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
WARHOLA вархола Ukrainian (Americanized), Slovak, Czech
"quarrel"
YAMPILSKIY Ямпільський Ukrainian (Rare)
This was used by people originating from any of various Ukrainian settlements by the name of "Yampil".
YAREMCHUK яремчук Ukrainian
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 Зайцев Russian, Ukrainian
From Russian заяц (zayats) or Ukrainian заєць (zaets) meaning "hare".
ZBIRAK Збірак Ukrainian (Rare), Polish (Rare)
Derived from the Polish 'zbierac' meaning to collect or gather
ZOLOCHIVSKIY Золочівський Ukrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the Ukrainian city of Zolochiv.
ZOSIMOV Зосімов Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of ZOSIM".
ZOSIMOVICH Зосімович Belarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of ZOSIM (see ZOSIMUS)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
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