Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. KMET ()
Other Forms FormsKmet´ (slovak)
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.trisha_cluskey on 1/25/2016
Last Editor EditorLMS on 3/10/2017
Slovenian, Serbian, Croatian, and Slovak status name for a type of peasant. In Slovenia this denoted a peasant who had his own landed property. In Serbia and elsewhere it was a status name for a feudal peasant farmer who cultivated the land of his lord instead of paying rent or doing military service. In Croatia it was also a term denoting a village headman.