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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. Hev+CHAWK  [key]
Other Forms FormsHewczuk

Meaning & History

Hewczak is primarily a Polish surname of the Ukrainian surname of Hewczuk.

The Hewczak surname was derived as a patronymic surname. Meaning it is made up of two parts: “Hew” and “czuk”.

“Hew” is a diminutive of Matthew as well as a medieval diminutive of Hugh.

“czak” is a Polish surname rule meaning “son of”.

Therefore Hewczak means “son of Hew” or “son of Matthew”.

Also see the surname of “Hewczuk” – the Ukrainian variation on Hewczak.
Added 8/29/2020 by smulicknagy
Edited 8/29/2020 by smulicknagy