Type Surname (from location, from occupation & from nickname)
Gender Masculine
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. saw-kaw-WAWF-skee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

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

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSokolov, Sokolova(Bulgarian) Sokol, Sokolová(Czech) Sokol, Sokoll, Sokolof, Sokoloff, Sokolsky(Jewish) Sokolov, Sokolova, Sokolovskaya, Sokolovsky(Russian) Sokol, Sokolová(Slovak)


Entry updated April 23, 2024