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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Jewish
Pronounced Pron. Zell-nee-kow-vah  [key]
Other Forms FormsZelnickov

Meaning & History

Zelnickova is a Jewish (Eastern Ashkenazic) surname that can be found in Czechoslovakia, Poland and Slovenia. This surname is derived from the Yiddish word tselnick which in English means haberdashery. In Polish it is celnik which in English means tax collector. The Americanized form of the Slovenian word zelnik is a nickname or a topographic name from zelje which means cabbage. A notable bearer of this surname is Ivana Trump the first wife of Donald J. Trump the 45th president of the USA.
Added 1/31/2022 by anonymous

See Also

User submission Zelníčková