Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. YESH
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Meaning & History

Means "hedgehog" in Polish. It may have originally been given to a person who resembled a hedgehog in some way.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesJež, Ježek(Czech) Jež(Slovene)
Same SpellingJež

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Entry updated April 5, 2022