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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Czech
Other Forms FormsČapková, Chapek, Czapek

Meaning & History

Derived from a diminutive of Czech cáp meaning "stork", applied as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In some cases the family name may have derived from a heraldic symbol.
Added 10/13/2021 by General9696
Edited 10/13/2021 by General9696