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TypeSurname (from location, from occupation & from nickname)
UsagePolish
PronouncedPron.saw-kaw-WAWF-skyee
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Meaning & History

Usually refers to the city of Sokołów Podlaski in Poland. It may sometimes be derived from Polish sokół meaning "falcon".

Related Names

VariantsSokal, Sokół
Other Languages & CulturesSokolov Bulgarian Sokol Czech Sokol, Sokoll, Sokolof, Sokoloff, Sokolsky Jewish Sokolov, Sokolovsky Russian Sokolov Ukrainian

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute