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Type Surname (from occupation)

Meaning & History

Occupational name and title from Medieval Polish meaning Lord Protector or Governor. Derived from Latin advocatus. German variant Vogt, Swedish variant Fogde. The father of the American cavalry, Casimir Pulaski, was a hereditary Wójt from Warka, Poland. Wójcik is a variant of Wójt.
Added 11/30/2022 by anonymous