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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Russian
Scripts Чайковский (Russian)
Pronounced Pron. chee-KOF-skyee

Meaning & History

Russian form of CHAYKA. A famous bearer was the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky (1840-1893), with the surname commonly Romanized as Tchaikovsky.