Belarusian Submitted Surnames

Belarusian names are used in the country of Belarus in eastern Europe.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABRAMCZYKPolish, Jewish, Belarusian
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ADAMOVICHRussian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
AKSAMITPolish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Belarusian, Czech
Derived from Polish aksamit meaning "velvet".
BUBLIKUkrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From bublik, a bagel-like bread roll.
CHAYKOVRussian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian чайка (chayka) meaning "seagull".
CRESSGerman, Jewish, Belarusian
The maiden name of my Great Grandmother.... [more]
GAVAZANSKYBelarusian, Jewish
Means "from the town of Gavezhno". Gavezhno is a town in Belarus. For more information go here
GRETZKYRussian, Belarusian
Originally derived from an old Russian word that meant "Greek", though in modern times, the word means "Greek nut" (walnut). A notable bearer is Wayne Gretzky, a former Canadian ice hockey player.
Variant transcription of Harbachow.
Belarusian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
IVANOVARussian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of Ivan", the feminine form of Ivanov.
The last name taken literally is Kasper's son with -vich being a common patronymic suffix in Belarus and other slavic countries. The Kasper likey refers to an unknown Kasper in the family. However some stories tie the name to one of the wise men who visited Jesus after his birth - not named in the Bible but later referred to as Gaspar or Caspar/Kaspar in Eastern European traditions.
KAZANUkrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Kovali in Belarus, or perhaps Kavoliai in Lithuania, named with a derivative of kavalj meaning "smith".
This indicates familial origin within the city of Krýčaŭ.
KUZMAUkrainian, Belarusian
From the personal name Kuzma, Greek Kosmas, a derivative of kosmos ‘universe’, ‘(ordered) arrangement’. St. Cosmas, martyred with his brother Damian in Cilicia in the early 4th century ad, came to be widely revered in the Eastern Church.
This indicates familial origin within the city of Lagójsk.
LEVINJewish, Lithuanian, Belarusian, German, Russian, French (Quebec, Anglicized), Various
As a Lithuanian Jewish and Belarusian Jewish name, it is a Slavicized form of Levy. As a German and German Jewish name, it is derived from the given name Levin. As a Jewish name, it can also be related to Loewe... [more]
LITVINCHUKUkrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
LUKASHENKOUkrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Means "son of Luka". A notable bearer is Alexander Lukashenko (1954–), the current president of Belarus.
From the given name Maciek, a variant of Maciej, which is the Polish variant of Matthias.
Possibly means "son of Myasnik".
Belarusian form of Novitsky.
Belarusian surname equivalent to the Russian surname Novikov.
Means "son of Ostap".
POLYAKOVRussian, Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Patronymic from the ethnic name Polak meaning "Pole".
PORTNOYJewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Occupational name for a tailor from Russian portnoj (an adjective derivative of port "uncut cloth").
RYBAKPolish, Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Means "fisherman" in some Slavic languages. Derived from the word ryba "fish". A famous bearer is Byelarusian-Norwegian artist Alexander Rybak (b. 1986) who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009.
Means "of Sluck", a town in the Minsk region.
This indicates familial origin within the town of Stólin.
URBANEnglish, French, German, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Hungarian, Jewish
From a medieval personal name (Latin Urbanus meaning "city dweller", a derivative of urbs meaning "town", "city").
ZOSIMOVICHBelarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
ZYKRussian, Belarusian
A Russian name now found in Belarus and other areas around "white Russia". Literally translates to the Russian word "beetle". It's pronounced "Z'ook" and has taken on other forms of spelling, such as; Zuck, Tzook, Shyk, etc.