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Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts Міцкевіч(Belarusian) Мицкевич(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /mʲit͡s.ˈkʲe.vʲit͡ʂ/(Belarusian) /mʲɪt͡s.ˈkʲe.vʲɪt͡ɕ/(Russian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Derived either from a diminutive form Micek of the Polish given name Mikołaj or from a diminutive form Mitska of Belarusian given names Dzmitry and Zmitser or less likely from other names that begin with mi. A notable bearer is Kanstantsin Mitskevich, the Belarusian writer better known as Yakub Kolas (1882-1956).
Added 11/14/2020 by Freomann
Edited 1/14/2021 by Freomann