Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
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ABAKUMOV Russian
Means "son of Abakum", Abakum being a Russian form of Ambakoum.
ABARNIKOV Russian
Russian surname
ABDUŠEVIC Vlach
Son of the Abduš.
ABRAHAMOWICZ Polish
Means "son of Abraham".
ABRAMCZYK Polish, Jewish, Belarusian
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ABRAMOV Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Abram".
ABRAMOVICH Russian
Other form of Abramov
AĆIMOVIĆ Serbian
A patronymic surname derived from the given name Aćim.
ADAMEC Czech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMIAK Polish
Patronymic or pet form of the personal name Adam.
ADAMOV Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of ADAM".
ADAMOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOVICH Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMOWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ADAMSKI Polish, Jewish
Originally denoted someone who came from the Polish village Adamy, a Polish village Adamowo, the Polish village Adamki, or the Belorussian city Adamki. These locations are derived from the given name ADAM.
ADEMOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Adem".
ADILOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Adil".
ADRIANOV Russian
Means "son of Adrian".
AKHMATOVA Tatar, Russian
Feminine form of Akhmatov, meaning "son of Äxmät".
AKINFEEV Russian
Means "son of Akinfiy".
AKSAMIT Polish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Belarusian, Czech
Derived from Polish aksamit meaning "velvet".
ALANOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of Alan" in Serbian.
ALEKSEYEV Russian
Variant transcription of Alekseev.
ALEXANDEROV Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrov.
ALEXANDROV Russian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrov.
ALEXANDROVA Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrova.
ALIMPIEV Russian
Means "son of Alimpiy", a Russian form of the Greek name Alypius.
ALIYEV Azerbaijani, Russian, Kazakh
Derived from the given name Ali. This surname is of Arabic origin and is used throughout Central Asia and the Caucasus.
ALJAŽ Slovene
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias, meaning "different".
ALLILUYEV Russian
Russian surname. The feminine form Alliluyeva was borne by Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901-1932), the second wife of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin.
ANATOLIYEV Russian
Means "son of ANATOLIY".
ANDERS German, Scottish, Czech
Derived from the given name Anders.
ANDOV Macedonian
Means "son of Ande".
ANDREJEVIĆ Serbian
Means ''son of Andrej''.
ANDRELLY Russian, Ukrainian
The first occurrence that I found was of Mikhaila Orosvigovskago ANDRELLY, or ANDRELLA (author of religious literature, in the century XVI) .
ANDREYEV Russian
Means "son of ANDREY".
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"). The Andrulevičiuses were originally Sephardic kohanim whom immigrated to Lithuania, and then Poland, Latvia, and other countries.
ANDRZEJEWSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from a place called Andrzejewo, a derivative of the personal name Andrzej
ANGELEVSKI Macedonian
Son of Angele
ANIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ana" in Serbo-Croatian.
ANIKEEV Russian
Means "son of Anikey", Anikey being an archaic short form of Ioannikiy.
ANTKOWIAK Polish
This Polish surname is patronymic from a pet form Antoni.... [more]
ANTONIEWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the personal name Antoni.
ARCHAKI Polish, Ukrainian
Possibly means "lord" or "ruler" from Greek derivative archos.
ARIFOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Arif".
ARKADIYEV Russian
Variant transcription of ARKADYEV.
ARKADYEV Russian
Means "son of Arkadiy".
ARKHANGELSKY Russian
Habitational name for someone from Arkhangelsk, a province (oblast) of Russia.
ARKHIPOV Russian
Means "son of Arkhip".
ARSLANAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Arslan".
ARTEMOV Russian
Variant transcription of ARTYOMOV.
ARTUROV Russian
Means "son of ARTUR".
ARTYOMOV Russian
Means "son of ARTYOM”.
ASIMOV Russian
Originally spelled Ozimov, Asimov is the anglicized surname of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov. His father was not familiar with Latin characters when they immigrated to the United States, when Isaac was 3, so the name became Asimov, not Azimov.... [more]
AUGUSTYN Polish
From the personal name Augustyn, Polish form of Latin Augustinus
AUGUSTYNIAK Polish
Patronymic or pet form from the personal name Augustyn.
AUT Czech, German (Swiss), Russian, Catalan
Means "Hard Worker" in Czech.... [more]
AVGUSTOV Russian
Means "son of AVGUST".
AVRAMOV Bulgarian
Means "son of Avram".
BABAEV Uzbek, Tajik, Turkmen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian
Variant transcription of Babayev.
BABINEC Czech
Nickname from Old Czech babinec meaning "coward".
BABUSHKIN Russian, Jewish
Derived from Russian бабушка (babushka) meaning "grandmother".
BAČUNIĆ Vlach
From Bačuna
BĄCZALSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of a cluster of 3 Lesser Polish villages: Bączal Dolny, Bączal Górny, or Bączałka.
BADELJ Croatian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
BADOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Badowo in Skierniewice voivodeship.
BADZAKOV Bulgarian, Macedonian
Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word "bacak" which means "leg".
BAGIŃSKI Polish
From the word baginiak meaning "master".
BAKON Polish
Origin is uncertain, possibly the Polish version of the surname Bacon.
BĄKOWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Bąkowa, Bąkowice, Bąkowiec, or Bąkowo.
BALASKA Greek, Jewish, Polish
Feminine form of Balaskas (Greek) or Balaski (Jewish), it is used by Greeks and Slavic Jews.
BALIĆ Croatian
Derived from the word balija meaning "peasant" or from the forename Balislav.
BALOKOVIĆ Croatian
Most of Croatian families with the surname (last name) Baloković originate from the town of Donji Miholjac located in Osijek-Baranja County on the border with Hungary. During the 1700s and 1800s most of the people bearing this family name were born either in Donji Miholjac and/or nearby Nasice... [more]
BAN Croatian
Derived from a noble title used in several states in Central and Southeastern Europe between the 7th century and the 20th century.
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.
BANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
"Son of a Ban", the -ić "son of" suffix with ban, the title of class of Croatian nobility beginning in the 7th century approximately equivalent to viceroy, lord or duke, stemming potentially from the Turkic bajan ("rich, wealthy").
BARA Czech
Comes from a reduced vernacular form of the Latin personal name Bartolomaeus, Polish, Bartlomiej, Czech Bartolomej, or possibly from a pet form of the personal name Barbara.
BARAGA Slovene
A Slovene surname of unknown origin. A notable bearer was Slovene-American Roman Catholic bishop Frederic Baraga (1797-1868), who was the bishop of Marquette, a town in Upper Michigan, USA. There is also a village in Upper Michigan named Baraga, which was named after the bishop.
BARAN Czech, Slovak
Baran means "wether" in Czech (Moravian) and Slovak.
BARÁNEK Czech, Slovak
Baránek means "small wether" in Czech (Moravian) and Slovak.
BARANOV Russian
From baran, meaning "ram".
BARINOV Russian
Means "son of the boyar", derived from Russian барин (barin) "boyar, nobleman".
BARIŠIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of Bariša''.
BARNO Italian, Ukrainian, French, Ancient Aramaic, Russian
The surname Barno was first found in the north of Italy, especially in Tuscany. The name occasionally appears in the south, usually in forms which end in "o," but the northern forms ending in "i" are much more common... [more]
BARSKIY Ukrainian
Means "of Bar", referring to the city of Bar in the Vínnitsya Oblast.
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.
BASARABIĆ Vlach
From Basarabia. Basarabia is land of origin Vlach
BAŠIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from baša, a honorific term for “chief”, “boss”, “head of the family”, etc.
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.
BEDNÁŘ Czech
Bednář means "hooper, cooper" in Czech.
BEDNARZ Polish
Occupational name for a cooper in Polish.
BEKANOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish village of Bekanówka.
BELIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word belo meaning "white".
BELIKOV Russian
Derived from Russian белый (belyy) meaning "white, fair".
BĚLÍN Czech
Either a nickname from Czech bílý ‘white’ or a derivative of the female personal name Běla (which also means ‘white’), denoting the son or husband of a woman so named.
BELIN Serbian
Variant of Belan.
BELINSKY Russian, Jewish
Habitational surname for someone from Belin in Ukraine, which may be derived from Proto-Slavic *bělъ "white".
BELKIN Russian
Patronymic from the nickname Belka meaning "squirrel" (a derivative of bely "white", referring to the animal's white stomach).
BELOV Russian
A common Russian surname, derived from the word "Bely", which means "white".
BELOVA Russian
Feminine counterpart of Belov.
BELOVUK Serbian
Means "white wolf" in Serbian.
BELYAKOV Russian
Derived from the Russian word belyak meaning "white rabbit".... [more]
BELYAKOVA Russian
Derived from the Russian word belyak meaning "white rabbit".... [more]
BEŁZOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Bełzów.
BENDA Czech
Benda is short form from names Benjamin or Benedikt.
BENKOWSKI Polish
Polish Origin
BERBERIĆ Bosnian
Occupational name for a barber, from berber(in) meaning "barber", from Turkish.
BERLIŃSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Berlin.
BERUŠKA Czech
Allegedly derived from Czech beruška "ladybird; ladybug".
BIAŁACZOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Białaczów.
BIAŁKOWSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from a place called Bialkowo in Plock and Torun voivodeships
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 in Tarnów voivodeship.
BIELINSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitual surname for someone from Bielin in Volhynia or Bielina, Bielino, or Bieliny in Poland.
BIENIAK Polish
Bieniak (also, Bieńiak) is from Polish Bieńkowski, it was used by one szlachta (noble) family in the times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Now, the name is still used by nobility in the House of Nassau-Ter Haar.
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.
BIGOVIĆ Croatian
Meaning unknown. Sources say that there's only 35 people with this surname in Croatia.... [more]
BIJELIĆ Croatian
Derived from bijel, meaning "white".
BILCZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 distinct Greater Polish villages by the name of Bilczew.
BILIĆ Croatian
Derived from dialectal bil, standard Croatian bijel, meaning "white".... [more]
BINOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from binowo or other places starting with binow in Poland.
BIRK Slovene
Of unknown origin.
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.
BLAGOVESHCHENSKY Russian
Named after the City of Blagoveshchensk
BŁAŻEJEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Błażejewo, Błażejewice, Błażejewko, or another place named with Błażej, a vernacular form of the personal name Blasius.
BLAŽEVIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of Blaž''.
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.
BLINOV Russian
Russian surname, derived from the word "блин" (pancake).
BLINOVA Russian
Feminine form of Blinov.
BLOKHIN Russian
Russian surname
BŁOŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Błonie, a place named with błonie meaning "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.
BOGDAN Romanian, Croatian
From the given name BOGDAN.
BOGDANOWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the given name Bogdan.
BOGDANSKI Polish
Habitational name for a person from "Bogdanowo" or "Bogdanka" or any other places with Bogdan in it in Poland.
BOGUSŁAWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Boguslaw or Boguslawice, from the personal name Bogusław (composed of Slavic Bog "God" and slav "glory").
BOIKOV Bulgarian, Russian
Variant transcription of Boykov.
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.
BOLIBRUCH Slovak
This name is a last name in the Slovak region.
BOLIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word bol, meaning "pain, ache".
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.
BONDARENKO Ukrainian
maker of barrels
BONUŠ Czech
From a pet form of the personal name Bonifác, Czech form of Bonifacio.
BORÁK Czech
Habitational name for someone from one of many places named with bor meaning "pine forest"; alternatively from a short form of the personal names Dalibor or Bořivoj, containing the element -bor meaning "battle".
BORISOVA Bulgarian, Russian
Means "daughter of Boris". It is the feminine form of Borisov.
BORISOW Ukrainian
The origin of this name comes from Ukraine, the original name being Borisov.
BORKOWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Borki, Borkowice, or Borek, all named with Polish bór 'pine forest', or from Borków, which derives from the personal name Borek + the possessive suffix -ow.
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’.
BORSOK Russian, Jewish, German (Austrian)
Pronouced "Boar-sook"... [more]
BORTNICK Ukrainian, Jewish
Occupational name for a beekeeper, Ukrainian bortnik.
BORYSOVA Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of Borysov.
BOSNIĆ Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian
Means ''from Bosnia''.
BOŠNJAK Croatian, Serbian
Derived from "Bošnjak", for someone who has their roots in Bosnia. This surname is rare in Bosnian Muslims.
BOTKIN Russian
This was the surname of Evgeniy Botkin ( 1865 - 1918) who was the Russian court physician. He remained loyal to the family of Tsar Nicholas II Romanov when the revolution occurred and followed them into exile in Siberia... [more]
BOYKO Ukrainian
In the field of onomastics the Ukrainian surname Boyko is classified as being of nickname origin. Such names refer to a derivation from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the first bearer... [more]
BOYKOV Bulgarian, Russian
Means "son of Boyko".
BOŽIĆ Croatian
Diminutive of bog, meaning "god", literally means Christmas.
BOZINOVIC Serbian
Son of Bozidar
BRATIĆ Serbian
Means ''little brother''.
BRAVERMAN Jewish, Ukrainian, Polish
A fairly common Jewish surname from Ukraine,Poland,and in some cases Russia.
BREGAR Slovene, Croatian
Derived from breg meaning ''hill''.
BRNČIĆ Croatian
Meaning unknown.
BRODSKY Czech
Habitational name derived from a number of places, including Bohemia.
BRODZIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called for example Brudzyń (formerly Brodzino) in Konin voivodeship, or Brodna in Piła voivodeship.