Submitted Surname Revision History

loadingDate    Editor    Change Summary
4/29/2024, 3:42 PM Mike C
4/3/2018, 5:44 PM HL
12/12/2017, 4:53 PM HL

Name Tolstoy
Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Russian
Scripts Толстой(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. [tɐɫ.ˈstoj]
Other Forms FormsTolstoi, Tolstaya
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Means "fat" from Russian толстый (tolstyy) meaning "thick, stout, fat". This was the name of a Russian family of nobility; a notable member was Count Lev "Leo" Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian writer.
Added 12/12/2017 by HL