Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Medieval Polish (Rare)
Pronounced Pron. Ah-boo(Old Polish) [key]
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Meaning & History
Obuch is a surname found in Poland and specifically areas that were part of the Polish-Lithuanian Kingdom. It was the name of a long handled battle hammer and may have denoted someone handy with the weapon or who produced the weapon. Obuchowski is someone from the place of Obuch.