Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
usage
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ŠAKOTA Serbian
From šaka, meaning "hand"
SALAMANDYK Ukrainian (Rare, Expatriate)
Rare Ukrainian surname of uncertain origin, perhaps Moldovan.
ŠALAMON Slovene
From the given name ŠALAMON.
SALAŬJOŬ Belarusian
Patronymic surname derived from Belarusian салавей (salaviej) meaning "nightingale".
SAMARGIU Macedonian
Etymology... [more]
SAMSONOV Russian
Means "son of SAMSON".
SANDOWSKI Polish
Habitational name from places called Sedowice, Sedowo, Sedów, in Lublin, Bydgoszcz, Piotrków, and Sieradz voivodeships.
SANDUSKY Polish
Germanized spelling of SANDOWSKI or SEDOWSKI.
SANIN Russian
Means "son of SANA".
SARNA Polish
IT COMES FROM POLAND FROM LONG-AGO ANCESTORS
SARNOW Polabian (Germanized), German
From the village of Sarnow in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Surname of the mayor of Stralsund Karsten Sarnow.
SARNOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Poland called Sarnowa, Sarnowo, or Sarnów, named with Polish sarna "roe deer".
SASKA Croatian
Name given to someone from Saxony. From Croatian “saska” which translates to Saxony.
SAVELYEV Russian
Derived by means of suffix "-ev" from a russian given name Saveliy of latin origin that has been popular on russian territories in 14th century... [more]
SAVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of SAVA".
SAVKO Ukrainian
From a pet form of the personal name Sava (see SAVAS).
SAWICKI Polish
This indicates familial origin anywhere within a cluster of 3 Podlachian villages in Gmina Repki: Sawice-Dwór, Sawice-Wieś, or Sawice-Bronisze.
SCHATTENSTEIN Latvian, Russian, Jewish
Notes from DANIEL SATTEN (1896-1972) say that Mordechai Block (1797-) returned to Russia (Latvia) with the surname SCHATTENSTEIN... [more]
SCHELIGA Polish
Variant and more Americanized spelling of SZELIGA.
SCHMIDTOVÁ Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of the German surname SCHMIDT through the feminine suffix -ová.
SEDLACK Czech (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of Czech SEDLÁK (see also Sedlak).
SEDOWSKI Polish
Habitational name from places called Sedowice, Sedowo, Sedów, in Lublin, Bydgoszcz, Piotrków, and Sieradz voivodeships.
SEFCIK Czech
Variant of Sevčik.
ŠEGRT Serbian
Derived from šegrt (шегрт), meaning "apprentice".
SEJKORA Czech, Slovak
Sejkora means titmouse in Czech.
SEKULIC Serbian
There is possibility that name come from latin word secolo, means century. Usual Serb end of surname is IC. All Serbs-Montenegrians, also small number of Croats who has that surname has origion from heart of Montenegro... [more]
SELESNICK Russian, Latvian
Also spelled:... [more]
ŠELIEH Belarusian
Derived from Belarusian шэлег (šelieh), a word used for various medieval small coins, primarily for silver and copper solidi, ultimately from the German word Schilling meaning "shilling".
SELIMOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Selim".
SELMERLYOV Russian (?)
Russian translation of ZELMERLÖW.
SEMAK Ukrainian, Russian
East Slavic surname derived from a Slavic root meaning "seven". This was used as a nickname for someone who was associated with this number and was mainly given to the seventh child.
SEMENOV Russian
Means "son of SEMYON".
SENOKOSOV Russian
Derived from Russian сенокос (senokos) meaning "haymaking, hayfield".
SERDAR Turkish, Croatian
Turkish form of Persian sardar, meaning "chief", "leader", "field marshal".
SEREDA Ukrainian
From sereda, meaning "Wednesday".
SERGEEV Russian
Means "son of SERGEY".
SERGEYEV Russian
Alternate transcription of SERGEEV.
SERGIENKO Ukrainian, Russian
Likely from the given name SERGEY
SERPIK Russian
A diminutive of sickle. "little sickle"
SEVELEV Russian
Derived by means of suffix "-ev" from Old Slavic verb sheveliti (se) meaning to make noise, to whirr, to rustle, to whistle, to wander. Initially it designated someone bold, daring, hardy, spirited... [more]
SEVER Croatian, Slovene
From Proto-Slavic sěverъ meaning ''north''.
SEWINA German, Polish
The first available record of the Sewina family name is around 1620 in the province of Silesia, a mixed cultural region between Germany and Poland. Once part of the Prussian Empire and Germany. After World War Two, the area is now part of Poland... [more]
SHAMANOV Russian
From Russian шаман (shaman) meaning "shaman".
SHANDERA Czech (Anglicized, Modern)
Shandera is anglicized for Šandera, a patronymic for Alexander (son of Alexander), the euiqvalent of Sandoor in Hungarian or Sanders in English.
SHCHEGLOV Russian
From Russian щегол (shchegol) meaning "goldfinch".
SHCHEGLOVA Russian
Feminine counterpart of SHCHEGLOV.
SHCHEPKIN Russian
From Russian щепка (shchepka) meaning "sliver, splinter, chip".
SHCHEPKINA Russian
Feminine spelling of SHCHEPKIN.
SHCHUSEV Russian
Surname derived from Alexey Shchusev
SHCHYOTKIN Russian
From the Russian word щетка meaning "brush".
SHCHYOTKINA Russian
Feminine transcription of SHCHYOTKIN.
SHELEG Russian
Russian form of ŠELIEH.
SHEPTITSKIY Ukrainian
This indicates familial origin with the village of Sheptychi in Ukraine, which, as of February 2017, is located within Sambir Raion in the Lviv Oblast.
SHERESHEVSKY Russian, Jewish
Name for someone originally from the city of Sharashova in Belarus, probably derived Russian шерешь (sheresh) meaning "frozen mud, ice (on a river)".
SHEVELEV Russian
Derived by means of suffix "-ev" from Old Slavic verb sheveliti (se) meaning to make noise, to whirr, to rustle, to whistle, to wander. Initially it designated someone bold, daring, hardy, spirited.
SHIEMKE German, Polish, Slavic
Americanized spelling of Kashub Name: "Shiemke" Root Name: "Schimke" "Szymek" or "Szymko" ... [more]
SHISHKIN Russian
From Russian шишка (shishka) meaning "cone, pinecone".
SHLOMOV Jewish, Russian
Means "son of SHLOMO".
SHLYUKHIN Russian
Derived from Russian шлюха (shlyukha) meaning "slut, whore".
SHMELEV Russian
From a bumble, which is "шмель" in Russian
SHMIDT Russian
Russian form of SCHMIDT.
SHOPA Ukrainian
Jewish, found in Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Native spelling is Шопа.
SHOSTAKOVICH Russian
Last name of the Russian composer Dimitri Shostakovich.
SHRAMKO Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from East Slavic шрам (shram) meaning "scar, cicatrix".
SHUBIN Russian
Derived from Russian шуба (shuba) meaning "fur coat".
SHURGOT Polish, English (American)
Americanized spelling of SZURGOT.
SHVEDOV Russian
From Russian швед (shved) meaning "Swede, Swedish person".
SHVEDOVA Russian
Russian feminine spelling of SHVEDOV.
SHVYDKO Ukrainian, Russian
Derived from Ukrainian швидкий (shvydky) meaning "fast, quick".
SHVYDKOY Ukrainian, Russian
Derived from Ukrainian швидкий (shvydky) meaning "fast, quick".
SHVYDKY Ukrainian
Derived from Ukrainian швидкий (shvydky) meaning "fast, quick".
SHWETS Ukrainian
Variant of Shwetz
SIAMAK Belarusian
Belarusian Latin spelling of SYAMAK.
SIARHUN Belarusian
Derived from the Belarusian given name SIARHIEJ.
SIDOROV Russian
Means "son of SIDOR".
SIEMIĄTKOWSKI Polish
It indicates familial origin within in either one of a cluster of Masovian villages.
SIENKO Polish
From the personal name Simon/Symon or Syzon
SIESZTRZEWITOWSKI Polish
A polish surname which is mostly used in Poland and polish area.
SIJARIĆ Montenegrin
Derived from sijati (сијати), meaning "to sow".
ŠIMENC Croatian
Derived from the forename ŠIME.
ŠIMIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of ŠIMO".
ŠIMIČIĆ Croatian
Šimičić comes from the name Šimun, which is the Croatian form of Simeon, which means flatter and/or listener.... [more]
SIMONOV Russian
Means "son of Simon".
SIMONOVICH Russian
Means "Son of Simon".
SIMOVIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of SIMO".
ŠIMUN Croatian
Derived from the forename ŠIMUN.
ŠIMUNDIĆ Croatian
Means "son of ŠIMUN".
ŠIMUNEC Croatian
Means "son of ŠIMUN".
ŠIMUNIĆ Croatian
Means "son of ŠIMUN".
ŠIMUNKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename ŠIMUN.
ŠIMUNOVIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of ŠIMUN''.
SINDIK Croatian
Derived from sindik, a type of lawyer or representative that existed in Dalmatia in the Middle Ages.
SIS Czech
Derived from German süss "sweet".
SKAWINSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Skawina in Kraków province.
SKIBNIEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Podlachian villages: Skibniew-Kurcze or Skibniew-Podawce.
SKLENÁŘ Czech
Means "glassworker".
SKLORENKO Ukrainian
Glassmakers son
SKLUEFF Russian (Latinized, Rare, ?)
Means bird of prey. From Russia. Was changed by the government from Cellieic letters to Latin letters. Unknown if it was change in Russia or Harbin, Chun where they escaped Bolshevism.
SKOČDOPOLE Czech
Derived from Czech imperative sentence skoč do pole! meaning "jump in a field!".
SKOWROŃSKI Polish
Name for someone from a place called Skowronów, Skowronna, Skowron or Skowronki, all derived from Polish skowronek meaning "lark".
ŠKRELJA Montenegrin
Montenegrin variant of SHKRELI.
ŠKRIJELJ Bosnian
Derived from Shkreli, an Albanian tribe and region.
SKRZYPCZAK Polish
One who plays a stringed instrument... [more]
SKRZYSZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Skrzyszew.
ŠKUDLÁREK Czech
Nickname for a stingy person, from a derivative Czech škudil meaning "stingy","tight-fisted".
SKURA Polish
Polish name meaning tanner.
SKWIERCZYŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within a cluster of 3 Podlachian villages: Skwierczyn-Dwór, Skwierczyn Lacki, & Skwierczyn-Wieś.
SLADOLJEV Croatian
Derived from slad, meaning "malt", and the -ljev suffix referring to "pouring".
SLAVICA Croatian
Derived from Slavic slava, meaning "glory".
ŠLJIVANČANIN Montenegrin
Habitational name for someone from Šljivansko, Montenegro.
SŁODKI Polish
It means "sweet" in Polish.
SŁOMIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Masovian villages named Słomin.
SŁOMKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Słomków, Słomkowa, or Słomkowo, all named with słomka meaning "little straw".
SLOVENSKY Czech
Ethnic name for someone from Slovakia or who had connections with Slovakia.
SLOWINSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Slowin in Gorzów voivodeship. From the adjective slowinski, denoting a member of the Slowincy, a Slavic people living in Pomerania.
SLUCKI Belarusian
Means "of Sluck", a town in the Minsk region.
SLUNJSKI Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Slunj, Croatia.
SMARCH Ukrainian (Anglicized), Russian (Anglicized)
Smarch is most likely an anglicized form of the surnames Smarchkov, Smarchkova, Smarchi, Smarchevsky, and Smarchevskaya.... [more]
SMETANA Czech
Means "cream".
ŠMIGIÆ Serbian
It is old Serbian surname.It's origins are probably from Kosovo.
ŚMIGIELSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Śmigiel.
SMIRNOFF Russian
Variant transcription of SMIRNOV.
SMIRNOVA Russian
Feminine equivalent of SMIRNOV.
SMOKVINA Croatian
Derived from smokva meaning ''fig''.
SMOLIN Russian
From smola, meaning "tar".
SOBAĹ Belarusian, Jewish
Belarusian form of SOBOL.
SOBANSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Sobanice, in Ciechanów voivodeship.
SOBOLEV Russian
Variant of SOBOL.
SOBOLEWSKI Polish
Locational surname that means a person from places in Poland called Sobolew or Sobolewo, both derived from the Polish sobol, meaning "sable".
SOBRANIE Macedonian (Rare)
Sobranie means "Parliament" in Macedonian.
ŠOFRANAC Montenegrin
Derived from šafran (шафран), meaning "saffron".
ŠOJKA Croatian
Derived from šojka meaning ''jay'' (the bird).
SOKIĆ Croatian
Derived from Turksh sokak, meaning "street". The word is still used in Croatian meaning "little street, alley". Most people with this surname live in Cernik, Croatia.
SOKOLOVA Bulgarian, Russian
Means "daughter of SOKOL".
SOKOLOVIĆ Bosnian
From sokol meaning "falcon", a nickname or an occupational name for a falconer.
SOLAK Polish
Surname; meaning seller of salt or salt
SOLECKI Polish
Habitational surname for someone from any of a number of places called Solec, named with sól ‘salt’.
SOLOKOV Russian
Derived from the Russian word 'Sokol', meaning 'falcon'. It is one of the most common Russian surnames, appearing in the top ten.
SOLOKOVA Russian
Feminine form of SOLOKOV.
SOLZHENITSYN Russian
Derived from Russian соложеница (solozhenitsa) meaning "maltman".
SOMOV Russian
Derived from Russian сом (som) meaning "catfish".
SOMOVA Russian
Feminine form of SOMOV. This is borne by Russian ballerina Alina Somova (1985-).
SOROKA Ukrainian, Jewish
From the nickname Soroka meaning "magpie", which indicates a thievish person or a person with a white streak of hair among black hair.
SOROKIN Russian
From soroka, meaning "magpie".
SOSUNOV Russian
Derived from Russian сосун (sosun) meaning "sucker". Alternatively this may be a patronymic surname derived from the Jewish name SASSON meaning "happiness".
SOTAK Slovak
Habitational name from Soták, an eastern Slovak region near Humenné.
SOVIN Russian
Derived from Russian сова (sova) meaning "owl". This may have been a nickname for a night person. This is a Russian noble surname.
ŠPAČEK Czech
Means "tipcat". Pronounced "sh:pah-CZEK".
SPACEK Polish
This is the surname of American actress Sissy Spacek (born December 25, 1949).
SPICER English, Jewish, Polish
English: occupational name for a seller of spices, Middle English spic(i)er (a reduced form of Old French espicier, Late Latin speciarius, an agent derivative of species ‘spice’, ‘groceries’, ‘merchandise’).... [more]
SPIRIDOVICH Russian
Possibly from the Greek given name SPIRIDON.
SPOKONY Russian (Anglicized, ?)
comes from the english version of the pronunciation of the Russian word for calm
ŠRAMKO Belarusian
Belarusian Latin spelling of SHRAMKO.
SRNA Croatian
Means ''doe''.
SROKA Polish
From the Polish word sroka, meaning "magpie".
STALIN Russian (Modern)
Surname adopted by the Georgian-Soviet revolutionary and politician Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (1878-1953), whose birth name was Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili... [more]
STANIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of STANKO".
STANISAVLJEVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of STANISLAV".
STANISLAW Polish, German
Polish from the personal name Stanislaw, composed of the Slavic elements stani ‘become’ + slav ‘glory’, ‘fame’, ‘praise’... [more]
STANISŁAWSKI Polish
Name for someone from any of various places named Stanisław, Stanisławów or Stanisławice, derived from the given name STANISŁAW.
STARČEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of an old man" from star "old".
STARCZEWSKI Polish (Rare)
It indicates origin in either a place named Starczewo or Starczewice.
ŠŤASTNÝ Czech, Slovak
From the word, meaning "happy".
STAVONIN Russian
Originally Stavnin (shutter-maker), Stavonin resulted from an incorrect spelling that stuck (for over a hundred years)... [more]
STAWELSKI Polish
Comes from a combination of the two personal names PAWEŁ and STANLEY, "Staweł" with the suffix -ski
STEFANIAK Czech
Comes from the personal name Stefan.
STEFANOWICZ Polish
Derived from the given name STEFAN.
STEFAŃSKI Polish
Name for someone from any of various places named Stefanów or Stefanowo, derived from the given name STEFAN.
STEFKOVIC Slovak
Possibly means 'son of Stefko', judging by the fact that Slavic suffixes such as '-ovich' and '-ovic' mean '(name)'s son'.
STEHLÍK Czech
It's from goldfinch
STEJSKAL Czech
Stejskal means "he did complains" in Czech.
STEPANKOV Russian
Means "son of Stepan".
STEPANOV Russian
Means "son of STEPAN".
STEPANOVICH Ukrainian
Patronymic from the personal name STEPAN.
STEPNOWSKY Polish
Polish (Stępnowski): habitational name for someone from Stępno in Kalisz voivodeship, named with stępać ‘to plod’ ( see Stepien ), or from a place called Stepnów, now in Ukraine.
STIJEPOVIĆ Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of STIJEPO".
STILINSKI Polish (?)
The last name of one of the characters from the Teen Wolf 1980s movie and the MTV show, Stiles Stilinski.
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