Polish Submitted Surnames

Polish names are used in the country of Poland in central Europe. See also about Polish names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abrahamowicz Polish
Means "son of Abraham".
Abramczyk Polish
Derived from the given name Abraham.
Abramowicz Polish
Means "son of Abraham".
Achmatowicz Polish (Rare)
Means "son of Achmat", from a Polish form of the given name Ahmad. This name is primarily used among Lipka Tatar Muslims in Poland.
Adamiak Polish
Derived from the given name Adam.
Adamowicz Polish
Means "son of Adam".
Adamski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Adamy, Adamowo or Adamki, all derived from the given name Adam.
Aksamit Polish
Means "velvet" in Polish.
Andrulewicz Lithuanian (Modern, Rare), Polish (Modern, Rare), Jewish (Modern, Rare), Latvian
Originally Andrulevičus or Andrulevičius, it means "ben-Adam" or "ben-ish" ("ben" being "son" in Hebrew; Adam meaning "man")... [more]
Andrzejewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Andrzejewo, derived from the given name Andrzej.
Antkowiak Polish
Derived from the given name Antoni.
Antoniak Polish
Derived from the given name Antoni.
Antoniewicz Polish
Derived from the given name Antoni.
Apostoł Polish
Polish cognate of Apostol.
Archaki Polish, Ukrainian
Possibly means "lord" or "ruler" from Greek derivative archos.
Augustyn Polish
From the given name Augustyn.
Augustyniak Polish
Derived from the given name Augustyn.
Bączalski Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of a cluster of 3 Lesser Polish villages: Bączal Dolny, Bączal Górny, or Bączałka.
Badowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Badowo in Skierniewice voivodeship.
Bagiński Polish
From the word baginiak meaning "master".
Bakon Polish
Origin is uncertain, possibly the Polish version of the surname Bacon.
Bąkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bąkowa, Bąkowice, Bąkowiec or Bąkowo, all derived from Polish bąk meaning "horsefly", "bumblebee" or "bittern" (a type of bird).
Balaska Greek, Jewish, Polish
Feminine form of Balaskas (Greek) or Balaski (Jewish), it is used by Greeks and Slavic Jews.
Banas Polish
The town of Bana, in Hungary, is said to have given birth to this family name. The name appears to have traveled northward, within eastern Europe, ending up in Poland where it is most recognized.
Baranski Polish
Means "son of Baran (ram)" in Polish.
Barszcz Polish
Nickname from barszcz "beetroot soup".
Bartek Polish, Czech, Slovak, German
Polish, Czech, Slovak, and eastern German: from a pet form of a vernacular form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (Czech Bartoloměj, Polish Bartłomiej, German Bartolomäus)
Bartochowski Polish
This indicates familial origin with the village of Bartochów.
Basiński Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Basin.
Basista Polish, Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a double-bass player.
Baszowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Baszowice.
Bednarz Polish
Occupational name for a cooper in Polish.
Bekanowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Bekanówka.
Bełzowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Bełzów.
Benkowski Polish
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Berliński Jewish, Polish
Habitational name for someone from the city of Berlin in Germany.
Białaczowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Białaczów.
Białkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places named Bialkowo, Bialków or Bialkowice, all derived from Polish biały meaning "white".
Biedroń Polish
Nickname, either from dialect biedron ‘spotted bullock’, or for someone with conspicuous or deformed hips, from a derivative of dialect biedro ‘hip’.
Biel Polish, Czech, Slovak
Nickname for a white- or fair-haired person, from Polish biel, Old Czech bielý, Slovak biely "white".
Bielawski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Bielawa.
Bielec Polish
Nickname for a man with white hair or a blond beard, from biały meaning "white".
Bielecki Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bielcza, derived from Polish biel meaning "white".
Bieliński Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places named Bielin, Bielina, Bielino or Bieliny, all derived from Polish biel meaning "white".
Bieniek Polish
From a pet form of the personal names Benedykt.
Bieńkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bieńkowice, Bieńkowiec, or Bieńkowo.
Bierkle German (Anglicized), Polish (Anglicized)
The surname Bierkle is most likely an anglicized form of the Polish Bierkowski, or the German Bierkandt.... [more]
Biernacki Polish
means bear strong
Biesiada Polish
Nickname from biesiada meaning "feast", "banquet", probably for someone who liked to feast.
Biesiadecki Polish
Possible name for a person who came from Biesiadki or Biesiadka in Poland.
Bilczewski Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 distinct Greater Polish villages by the name of Bilczew.
Binowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from binowo or other places starting with binow in Poland.
Bizon Polish
Nickname from bizon meaning "whip", used for a big, ponderous person.
Blach Polish
Alternatively perhaps a metonymic occupational name from Old Polish blach ‘skeet iron’, ‘metal fittings’.
Blachowski Polish
Related to forming or rolling thin sheets of metal, perhaps gilding.
Błażejewski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Błażejewo, Błażejewice, Błażejewko or Błażej, all derived from the given name Błażej.
Blazkowicz Polish
From the video game series, Wolfenstein, Blazkowicz is the main character.
Błeński Polish
This indicates familial origin anywhere within a cluster of 3 Kuyavian villages in Gmina Izbica Kujawska: Błenna, Błenna A, or Błenna B.
Błoński Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places named Błonie, derived from Polish błonie meaning "pasture, meadow".
Bobiński Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobin or Bobino.
Bobola Polish
From a derivative of bób meaning 'bean'.
Bobrowski Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bobrowa, Bobrowo, Bobrowce, or Bobrowiec.
Bóbski Polish
Possibly derived from the Polish word bób, which means "broad bean".
Boćwiński Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masurian villages.
Bogdanowicz Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bogdanowo or Bogdanów, both derived from the given name Bogdan.
Bogdański Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place Bogdany, Bogdanowo, Bogdanka or other locations named with the given name Bogdan.
Bogusław Polish
From the given name Bogusław.
Bogusławski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Boguslaw or Boguslawice, both derived from the given name Bogusław.
Bolen Czech, Polish
From a pet form of the given names Boleslav, Bolesław or BOLEBOR.... [more]
Bolewski Polish
Comes from the given name Bolesław, also a name for a person who comes from Bolewice or other places starting with -Bolew in Poland.
Bomba Portuguese, Spanish, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak
From bomba "bomb", (Latin bombus), hence probably a nickname for someone with an explosive temperament, or a metonymic occupational name for an artilleryman.
Borkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations called Borki, Borkowice or Borek, all derived from Polish bór meaning "conifer forest, pine forest".
Borowicz Polish
Patronymic from a pet form of Borowy, or from Borzyslaw, Bolebor, or some other personal name formed with the element bor ‘to fight’.
Brodziński Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called for example Brudzyń (formerly Brodzino) in Konin voivodeship, or Brodna in Piła voivodeship.
Bronikowska Polish
Feminine form of Bronikowski.
Bronikowski Polish
Habitational name from any of several places called Broniki or Bronikowo, in Konin, Leszczno, Piła, and Sieradz provinces.
Bruski Polish
Habitational surname for someone from a place called Brus.
Brzezinski Polish
This last name is Polish because it's got Z's in them and also it ends with "ski" which is a Polish last name.
Brzoza Polish
Topographic name from brzoza meaning ‘birch tree’.
Brzozogajski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Brzozogaj.
Brzozowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place named with brzoza meaning "birch tree", for example Brzozowa, Brzozowice, or Brzozowo.
Brzumiński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Brzumin.
Bubien Polish
The name came originally from France. An officer of Napoleon Bonaparte during the French Russian war, in 1812 stayed in Poland and married. One of his sons, became a regional Judge and large land owner in the Belarus area of Poland... [more]
Buchcicki Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Buchcice.
Buczyński Polish
Name for a person from any of various towns named Buczyn or Buczyna, derived from Polish buczyna meaning "beechwood, beech forest".
Budziszewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Budziszewo.
Bugajski Polish
Habitational name from any of numerous places called Bugaj.
Bujalski Polish
Nickname for a storyteller, Polish bujała.
Bujnowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bujnowo or Bujnow, named with bujny ‘luxuriant’, ‘bushy’, ‘fertile’.
Burczyk Polish
Nickname for a grouse or complainer, from burczeć meaning "to grumble".
Burkowski Polish
It is composed of buk (Common Slavic for "beech tree") and the Slavic suffixes -ov and -ski. In some cases, the name may originate from a toponym
Burzinski Polish
Variant spelling of Burzynski.
Burzyński Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations called Burzyn, derived from Polish burza meaning "storm, tempest".
Byanski Polish
looking for the meaning of this name as it is my maiden name.
Bydłowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Bydłowa.
Bykowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bykowice or Byków.
Bzowski Polish
Habitational name for someone who comes from the town of Bzowo in Poland.
Chodecki Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Kuyavian town of Chodecz.
Cholerzyński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Cholerzyn.
Chraplewski Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 Greater Polish villages named Chraplewo.
Chromczak Polish (Latinized, Rare, ?)
The meaning of the name is: Chromium approval throughput time might.
Chronowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 5 Lesser Polish villages: Chronów-Kolonia Dolna, Chronów-Kolonia Górna, Chronówek, Chronów in Gmina Orońsko, or Chronów in Gmina Nowy Wiśnicz.
Chrzanowska Polish
Feminine form of Chrzanowski.
Chrzanowski Polish
Originally denoted someone who came from a place called Chrzanów or Chrzanowo, both derived from Polish chrzan meaning "horseraddish".
Chyży Polish (Rare)
Derived from Old Polish adjective "chyży" which means "quick, swift"
Cichy Polish, Slovak, Czech
Meaning "quiet" or "silent".
Ciepliński Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 Kuyavian villages: Ciepliny-Budy, Cieplinki, or Ciepliny.
Cieszyński Polish
Habitational name for a person from the town Cieszyn in southern Poland, derived from a diminutive of the given name Ciechosław.
Cmiel Polish
From the Polish noun 'trzmiel', which means "bumblebee."
Cort Polish, Russian, Jewish
Derived from the surname "Kutalczuk", "Kotelchik", "Cuttlechuck", or "Kuttlechuck"
Cudak Polish
Means "oddity, crank" in Polish. It can also come from the word cud meaning "miracle, wonder".
Ćwikliński Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masovian villages in Gmina Płońsk: Ćwiklinek or Ćwiklin.
Cwynar Polish
Polonized form of the German surname Zwirner, an occupational name for a yarn or twine maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zwirn ‘twine’, ‘yarn’
Cygan Polish
Ethnic name or nickname from a word meaning ‘gypsy’, ‘Romany’.Altered spelling of eastern German Zigan, from Hungarian cigány ‘gypsy’.
Cywiński Polish
Habitational name, possibly for someone from Cywiny in Ciechanów province.
Czarnecka Polish
Feminine form of Czarnecki.
Czarnecki Polish
Name for someone from a place called Czarnca, Czarnocin or Czarnia, all derived from Polish czarny meaning "black".
Czarniecki Polish
Name for a person from a town named Czarnca, Czarne, Czarnocin or Czarnia, all derived from Polish czarny meaning "black".
Czarny Polish
Means "black" in Polish.
Czech Czech, Polish
Czech means "Czech man".
Czerny Polish
Variant of Czarny
Czerwonka Polish
Derived from Polish czerwony meaning "red", probably a nickname for a person who had red hair or a ruddy complexion, or for someone who frequently wore the colour red.
Czesky Czech, Polish
Czesky means "bohemian" in Polish.
Czeslawowicz Polish
Patronymic from the given name Czeslaw.
Czesławski Polish
Indicates familial origin from either Czesławice or Czesławów.
Czicagia Polish
Habitational name meaning someone who is from Chicago.
Czubiński Polish
This denotes that someone’s family originated in the Masovian village of Czubin.
Czyżewski Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Czyżew or Czyżewo, derived from Polish czyż meaning "siskin".
Dąbrowska Polish
Feminine form of Dąbrowski.
Dąbrowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations named Dąbrowa or Dobrów, derived from Polish dąb meaning "oak".
Damian French, Spanish, Italian, Czech, Slovak, Polish
From the medieval personal name Damian, Greek Damianos (from damazein "to subdue"). St. Damian was an early Christian saint martyred in Cilicia in ad 303 under the emperor Domitian, together with his brother Cosmas... [more]
Danielski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Daniel or Daniele.
Dankiewicz Polish
From the Polish given name Daniel, using a nickname of the name Danusz.
Darski Polish
Last name of Adam "Nergal" Darski of the blackened death metal band Behemoth.
Data Polish
Derived from German dato "date" or "day".
Dawiczyk Polish (?)
Last name of father,polish.
Dawid Polish
From the given name Dawid.
Dawidowicz Polish
Means "son of Dawid".
Demski Polish
Refers to a dweller at, or near, an oak tree.
Dlutowski Polish
A Polish surname originating in central Poland, Dlutowski literary translates into “of Dłutów”.
Dobrzankowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Dobrzankowo.
Doman Czech, Slovak, Polish
Derivative of the personal name Tomas, or Slavic, Polish name formed with 'doma' meaning home or domestic such as Domasław or Domarad, also shortened from the surname Domański.
Domański Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations called Domanice or Domaniew, or places named with Doman.
Dominczyk Polish
From the Polish from "Little Lord." The suffix, -czyk generally denotes the diminutiveness of the root word.
Dominiak Polish
Derived from the given name Dominik.
Drag Polish
Nickname for a tall, thin person.
Drażba Polish
Polish occupational name from dražba "auction".
Drozdowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Drozdowo or Drozdów, for example.
Dudziak Polish
Nickname for a person who played the bagpipes or perhaps sold them, derived from Polish duda meaning "bagpipe".
Dugopolski Polish (Anglicized)
To originate from Długopole, Poland.
Duszenko Polish
It appears Duza means soul, nickname for someone with a kind heart
Dybala Polish
nickname from dybac, meaning 'to lurk' or 'to watch for somebody'.
Dymek Polish
Diminutive of Polish dym meaning "smoke".
Działo Polish
Derived from Polish działo "cannon" or "gun" as an occupational name metonymically. It can also be a nickname from Polish działać "to work", "to do", "to influence", etc.
Działoszyński Polish
Habitational name for a person from a town named Działoszyn.
Działyński Polish
This indicates familial origin within Działyń, Gmina Zbójno.
Dziekan Polish
Occupational name for "dean" from Polish dziekan.
Dziencielsky Polish
It is the surname of Chaya, a character in the movie Defiance played by Mia Wasikowska.
Dziuba Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Polish dziub or Ukrainian dzyuba. It is a nickname for a person with pock-marks on his or her face.
Faliszek Polish
A notable bearer of this name is Chet Faliszek, an American videogame writer who has worked for companies like Valve and Bossa Studios, having been involved in the story writing for series such as Half-Life, Portal, and Left 4 Dead.
Falkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Falkow
Fijałkowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Fijałkowo.
Filipkowski Polish
Either a patronymic from the given name Filip, or a habitational name denoting a person from various places called Filipki (also derived from the given name) in Poland.
Filipowicz Polish
A patronymic from the given name Filip.
Florkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Florków in Częstochowa voivodeship, or Florki from Przemyśl voivodeship, both so named from Florek, a pet form of the personal name Florian.
Frankiewicz Polish
From the given name Franek.
Froch Polish
Polish form of Frosch.
Furman Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish, Slovene, English, German (Anglicized)
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman, a loanword from German (see Fuhrmann)... [more]
Galewski Polish
Habitational name for someone from Galew, Galewice, or Galów in the voivodeships of Kalisz, Kielce, or Konin.
Galicki Jewish, Polish
A Jewish and Polish surname for someone from a lost location called 'Galice'
Gałkowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gałkowo or Gałków, both derived from Polish gałka meaning "knob, handle, lump".
Garczyński Polish
habitational name for someone from a place called Garczyn, in Gdańsk and Siedlce voivodeships.
Gąsior Polish
Means "gander (male goose)" in Polish. It was used as a nickname for a person who resembled a gander or as an occupational name for a keeper of geese.
Gąsiorowski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Gąsiorowo or Gąsiorów, both derived from Polish gąsior meaning "gander".
Gawrych Polish
Variant of the given name "Gabriel".
Gierc English, Polish
Pronounciation: Rhymes with "pierce." Hard "g" (as in "goat"). ... [more]
Gierlachowski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Gierlachów.
Głownia Polish
Derived from Polish word głownia which means "blade".
Godek Polish
Variant of Gondek.
Gogol Ukrainian, Polish, Jewish
Means "Common goldeneye (a type of duck)" in Ukrainian. Possibly a name for a fowler. A famous bearer was Nikolai Gogol.
Golab Polish
Nickname for a mild-mannered or peace-loving man, from Polish golab "dove".
Gołańcz Polish
It denotes that a family originated in the eponymous Greater Polish town.
Golomb Polish
Variant of Golab.
Gołyński Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Gołyń.
Gondek Polish
From the given name Godzisław.
Góra Polish
A Polish and Jewish name that means; ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a hillside or in a mountainous district, or perhaps a nickname for a large person
Goretzka Polish
Meaning "female highlander" in Polish.
Goscinny Polish
Derived from Polish adjective gościnny from word gość meaning 'guest'.
Grabarek Polish
Occupational name from a diminutive of Polish grabarz meaning "gravedigger".
Grąbczewski Polish
It indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Grąbczewo.
Grabowska Polish
Feminine form of Grabowski.
Gradowska Polish
Feminine for Gradowski, this surname is only used by females.
Gradowski Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gradowo in Włocławek voivodeship.
Grecki Polish
Polish form of Gretzky.
Grodsky Polish, Jewish
Altered spelling of Polish Grodzki, a habitational name from Grodziec or Grodzie, places named with gród ‘castle’, ‘fortification’ (cognate with Russian grad)... [more]
Gronkowski Polish
Originally indicated a person who came from Gronków, a village in southern Poland.
Gruszka Polish
Means "pear".
Grzegorczyk Polish
Derived from the given name Grzegorz.
Grzegorzewski Polish
habitational name for someone from Grzegorzowice or Grzegorzewice, both named with the personal name Grzegorz, Latin Gregorius
Grzyb Czech, Polish
means "mushroom" in polish
Gwizdala Polish
Nickname for someone noted for his cheerful whistling, from a derivative of gwizdac ‘to whistle’.
Halama Polish, Czech
Unflattering nickname meaning ‘big, lumbering fellow’, ‘lout’.
Harasimowicz Polish
Derived from the given name Harasim.
Herek Croatian (?), Polish (?)
Unsure but read it’s Croatian but I also heard Polish
Hewczak Polish
Hewczak is primarily a Polish surname of the Ukrainian surname of Hewczuk.... [more]
Hospod Polish (Rare)
From the Proto-Slavic gospod, meaning "lord" or "host." Variant of the Old Polish gospodzin, meaning "landlord." Also variant of gospoda, meaning "tavern;" "inn;" "restaurant;" "pub;" or "rest house." The name is influenced by the Ukrainian and Ruthenian language usage of the letter 'H' (Г) in place of the letter 'G.'
Hruszewski Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Podlachian village of Hruszew.
Hryniewska Polish
Polish feminine form of Hryniewski.
Hryniewski Polish
It indicates familial origin within any of several Polesian villages named "Hryniewicze".
Iwański Polish
Name for someone from a place called Iwanie (now Iwonie), derived from the given name Iwan.
Jabłonowski Polish
Name for someone from a place called Jabłonowo or Jabłonow, both derived from Polish jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
Jabłoński Polish
Name for someone who originally lived by an apple tree, from Polish jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
Jagodziński Polish
Name for someone from a place called Jagodno, Jagodziny, Jagodzinek or Jagodziniec, all derived from Polish jagoda meaning "berry".
Jakub Polish, Czech, Slovak
From the given name Jakub.
Jakubek Polish, Czech
From a pet form of the given name Jakub.
Jakubowicz Polish
Means "son of Jakub".
Janczak Polish
Patronymic from the Polish given name Jan.