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Type Surname (from occupation, from nickname & ornamental)
Usage Czech, Jewish

Meaning & History

From Czech sokol meaning "falcon", a nickname or an occupational name for a falconer. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.

Related Names

VariantsSokoll, Sokolof, Sokoloff, Sokolsky(Jewish)
Other Languages & CulturesSokolov(Bulgarian) Sokal, Sokół, Sokołowski(Polish) Sokolov, Sokolovsky(Russian) Sokolov(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingSokół

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