Belarusian Submitted Surnames

Belarusian names are used in the country of Belarus in eastern Europe.
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ABRAMCZYK Абрамчык, Абрамчик Polish, Jewish, Belarusian
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ADAMOVICH Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name ADAM.
AKSAMIT Polish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Belarusian, Czech
Derived from Polish aksamit meaning "velvet".
ALEXIEVICH Алексіевіч Belarusian
Means "son of ALEXEY".
BUBLIK Бублик Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From bublik, a bagel-like bread roll.
CHARKASHYNA Чаркашина Belarusian
CHAYKOV Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian чайка (chayka) meaning "seagull".
CRESS German, Jewish, Belarusian
A variant of the German surname Kress. From the Middle High German "kresse" meaning "gudgeon" (a type of fish) or the Old High German "krassig", meaning "greedy". Can also be from an altered form of the names Erasmus or Christian, or the Latin spelling of the Cyrillic "КРЕСС".
DOMRACHEVA Домрачава Belarusian
DRABKIN Belarusian, Jewish
Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Yiddish drabke “loose woman”. Can also be from drabki Belarusian 'light cart' (+ the same suffix -in), an occupational name for a coachman (Alexander Beider).... [more]
DRAPKIN Belarusian, Jewish
Phonetic spelling in Belarus of DRABKIN... [more]
DROPKIN Jewish, Belarusian
Jewish (from Belarus): nickname from Belorussian drobka ‘crumb’+ the eastern Slavic patronymic suffix -in.... [more]
GAVAZANSKY Belarusian, Jewish
Means "from the town of Gavezhno". Gavezhno is a town in Belarus. For more information go here http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/newsletter/54surnames.htm
GRETZKY Грэцкі Russian, 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.
HARBACHOŬ Гарбачоў Belarusian
Variant transcription of HARBACHOW.
HARBACHOW Гарбачоў Belarusian
Belarusian form and equivalent of GORBACHEV.
HILEVICH Гілевіч Belarusian
Derived from the word гіль, meaning "bullfinch" (a name given to two groups of passerine birds) in Belarusian.
IHNACIENKA Ігнаценка Belarusian
Belarusian form of IGNATENKO.
IVANOVA Іванова Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of IVAN", the feminine form of IVANOV.
IVAŠKA Івашка Belarusian
KASPEROVICH Касперович Belarusian
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.
KAZAN Казань Ukrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
KOT Polish, Slovak, Czech, Belarusian, Jewish, German
From a personal name or nickname based on Slavic kot "tom cat".
KOVALESKI Belarusian
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".
KRYČAŬSKI Крычаўскі Belarusian
This indicates familial origin within the city of Krýčaŭ.
KUZMA Ukrainian, 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.
LAGÓJSKÌ Лаго́йскі Belarusian
This indicates familial origin within the city of Lagójsk.
LEVIN Jewish, 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... [more]
LIAKHOVICH Ляховіч Belarusian
Means "son of Liakh".
LITVINCHUK Літвінчук Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
LUKASHENKO Лукашэнка Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Means "son of LUKA". A notable bearer is ALEXANDER Lukashenko (1954–), the current president of Belarus.
MATSKEVICH Мацкевіч Belarusian
From the given name Maciek, a variant of MACIEJ, which is the Polish variant of Matthias.
MAYSTRENKO Майстренко Belarusian
MYASNIKOVICH Мясніковіч Belarusian
Possibly means "son of Myasnik".
NAVITSKI Навіцкі Belarusian
Belarusian cognate of NOWICKI.
OSTAPCHUK Астапчук Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "son of OSTAP".
PETROVICH Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from Petro, the Ukrainian form of PETER.
POLYAKOV Палякоў Russian, Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Patronymic from the ethnic name Polak meaning "Pole".
PORTNOY Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Occupational name for a tailor from Russian portnoj (an adjective derivative of port "uncut cloth").
PRAKAPIENKA Пракапенка Belarusian
Belarusian form of "PROKOPENKO".
ROMAN Catalan, French, Polish, English, German, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
From the Latin personal name ROMANUS, which originally meant "Roman". This name was borne by several saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Rouen.
RYBAK Рыба́к Polish, 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.
SLUCKI Слуцкі Belarusian
Means "of Sluck", a town in the Minsk region.
STOLINSKI Столінскі Belarusian
This indicates familial origin within the town of Stólin.
URBAN English, 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").
YAKUBOVICH Якубовіч Russian, Belarusian
Derived from the given name YAKUB.
ZOSIMOVICH Зосимович Belarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of ZOSIM (see ZOSIMUS)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
ZYK Russian, 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.
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