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.
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.
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".
CHERNESKI     Ukrainian
This surname means 'black', from the Slavic root word cherno or charno.
CHERNYAVSKIY     Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Chernyavsky.
DAVYDENKO     Ukrainian
From the given name DAVYD + the suffix enko.
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.
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     Ukrainian
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.
HORBANENKO     Ukrainian
Ukrainian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
IVANKO     Croatian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANOVA     Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of Ivan", the feminine form of Ivanov.
KALASHNIK     Ukrainian
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.
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.
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.
LUKASHENKO     Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Means "son of Luka". A notable bearer is Alexander Lukashenko (1954–), the current president of Belarus.
LYASHENKO     Ukrainian
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)".
MALASENCO     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     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]
MALKOVICH     Ukrainian
Possibly the Ukrainian version of MILOŠEVIĆ
MALYNOV     Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Malinov.
MALYNOVSKIY     Ukrainian (Rare)
Ukrainian form of Malinovsky.
MARKOVICH     Ukrainian
Cognate of Marković.
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.
MYKHAYLENKO     Ukrainian
Means "Son of Mykhailo.
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]
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".
PADJASEK     Polish, Ukrainian
PANCHENKO     Ukrainian (Modern)
It is a common Ukrainian surname meaning "Fisher".
PETRENKO     Ukrainian, Russian, Moldovan
A surname traced to the Cossacks.
PETRYNIEC     Ukrainian
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.
POROSHENKO     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     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]
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, Belorussian
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".
SAVKO     Ukrainian
From a pet form of the personal name Sava (see SAVAS).
SHEPTITSKIY     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.
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]
STEPANOVICH     Ukrainian
Patronymic from the personal name Stepan.
SYZONENKO     Ukrainian
From given name Syzon, with the suffix “enko” the whole surname meaning: The son of Syzon
TARASENKO     Ukrainian
Patronymic form of TARAS.
TIMOSHENKO     Ukrainian, Russian
From the names "Timothy, Tymofiy and Tymish". Means "son of Tymish". Also used in Russia.
TSYBULENKO     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").
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".
ZOLOCHIVSKIY     Ukrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the Ukrainian city of Zolochiv.
ZOSIMOV     Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)" in Russian and Ukrainian.
ZOSIMOVICH     Belarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
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