Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
VAYS Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of WEISS.
VEČEŘA Czech
Means "supper". Pronounced "veh-cze-zha".
VEDRIŠ Croatian
Derived from vedro, meaning "bright".
VELIKANOV Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Russian великан (velikan) meaning "giant".
VELIKOV Bulgarian
Means "son of VELIKO".
VELÍŠEK Czech, Italian, Croatian
Velliscig is an Italian surname with no small population base and spread almost exclusively in Friuli. The center of origin of this surname must be identified in the ancient Kingdom of Hungary - Bohemia between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.... [more]
VENGEROV Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian surname derived from the word венгр (vengr) meaning "Hungarian".
VERKHOTUROV Russian (Modern, Rare)
Arrived from Verkhoturye (city in the Urals, on the river Tura)
VIDAKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of VIDAK or VID''.
VIDE Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDEC Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDIC Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDIČ Slovene
Cognate of VIDIĆ.
VIDKOVIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
It is formed by adding the patronymic suffix -ić and the possessive infix -ov- to the given name VID.
VIKENTIEV Russian
Means "son of VIKENTIY".
VIKENTIYEV Russian
Variant transcription of VIKENTIEV.
VILJEVAC Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Viljevo, Croatia.
VILKIN Belarusian, Russian
Derived from Russian вилка (vilka) meaning "fork, pitchfork".
VINCEK Croatian
Possibly derived from the Croatian nickname for VINCENT.
VINCETIĆ Croatian
Derived from VINKO, Croatian form of Vincent.
VIRSIK Czech
May mean "peach"
VÍTEK Czech
Vítek comes from Latin name Vitus.
VLADI Czech
Czech, Slovak, and Romanian: from a short form of the personal name Vladislav, an old Slavic name composed of the elements volod ‘rule’ + slav ‘glory’, Latinized as Ladislaus and found in Hungarian as László ( see Laszlo ).
VLADIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of VLAD''.
VLAINIĆ Croatian, Bosnian
Variant of Vlajnić or Vlajinić
VLASOV Russian
Means "son of Vlasii".
VLK Czech, Slovak
Means "wolf" in Czech and Slovak.
VOBORNÍK Czech, Slovak
Příjmení Voborník vzniklo dle svého bydliště, tedy z obory. Oborníky mívali naši předkové, byli to správcové nebo strážcové obor, lesní a hajní v oborách (slovo toto žije v příjmení Oborník, Voborník)... [more]
VOJCATVECHKY Czech
From the Czech word dvojèata meaning twins.
VOJTEK Slovak
Derived from the given name Vojtech.
VOLEVAKHA Russian
Derived from dialectal Russian волеваха (volevakha) meaning "wilful, stubborn person".
VOLKONSKY Russian
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the Volkona river south of Moscow. This was the name of a Russian family of nobility.
VOROBEY Ukrainian
Ukrainian surname taken from the word воробе́й (vorobey) meaning "sparrow".
VORONA Russian
A name derived by the Russian word for "crow."
VORONKOV Russian
Derived from the Russian word voron, meaning "raven". Possibly refers to a dark haired, or harsh voiced individual.
VORONOV Russian
Patronymic derived from Russian ворон (voron) meaning "raven".
VOSCHIKOV Russian
Russian occupational translation of Carter
VOVIN Belarusian, Russian
Derived from a diminutive form VOVA either of the Belarusian given name ULADZIMIR or of the Russian given name VLADIMIR.
VOVK Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
VOYTEK Polish, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian
Americanized spelling of the given names VOJTEK, VOJTECH, WOJTEK, all pet forms of the Polish given name WOJCIECH, or other Slavic cognates.
VOZNESENSKY Russian
Common surname, could be location-related?
VRABAC Croatian
Means ''sparrow''.
VRABEC Croatian, Czech
Means "sparrow".
VRÁNA Czech
Means "crow".
VRANA Croatian
Means ''crow''.
VRÁTIL Czech
Derived from the past participle of the verb vrátit "to return". The name was perhaps used to denote a person who came back to his home following a long absence.
VRBA Czech
Derived from the word "willow".
VRBAN Croatian
Derived from vrba meaning ''willow''.
VRBANČIĆ Croatian
Derived from vrba meaning ''willow''.
VRBANIĆ Croatian
Derived from vrba meaning ''willow''.
VRHOVAC Serbian, Croatian
From vrh meaning ''top, peak, summit''. Also a common place name.Bpхoвaц
VRHOVNIK Slovene
From vrh meaning ''top, peak, summit''.
VTORAK Ukrainian, Russian
Derived either from Russian второй (vtoroy) meaning "second, other" or directly from dialectal Ukrainian вторак (vtorak) meaning "secondborn".
VUČEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUČIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUČINOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the given name VUK, which also means "wolf".
VUČKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUJAČIĆ Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUJANIĆ Serbian
Means "son of Vujan".
VUJČIĆ Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUJIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUJIČIĆ Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUJISIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Derived from vuk (вук), meaning "wolf".
VŮJTEK Czech
All I know is that it's Czech. Anyone with more information, please edit.
VUK Croatian, Serbian
Derived from vuk meaning ''wolf''.
VUKADINOVIĆ Serbian
Derived from the given name VUKADIN.
VUKAN Serbian
Derived from vuk meaning ''wolf''.
VUKAŠIN Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUKAŠIN.
VUKČEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUKELIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUKIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUKIĆEVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of VUK".
VUKMAN Croatian
Derived from vuk meaning ''wolf''.
VUKMANOVIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of Vukman".
VUKOV Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUKSAN Croatian
Derived from the given name VUK.
VUKSANOVIĆ Serbian
Derived from the given name VUK.
WACŁAWSKI Polish
Name for someone from a place named Wacławice or Wacławów, both derived from the given name WACŁAW.
WALBRZYCHIAK Polish
Means a person who is from the city of Walbrzych in Poland.
WALENTA Polish
From a derivative of the personal name WALENTY.
WARSZAWA Polish
Place name for a person from Warsaw, the capital of Poland.
WASIKOWSKA Polish
It is the surname of Australian actress Mia Wasikowska.
WAWRZYNIAK Polish
from the personal name WAWRZYNIEC
WAWRZYSZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Wawrzyszew.
WĘDROGOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Wędrogów.
WĘGRZYN Polish
Means "Hungarian" in Polish.
WENCES Slavic
Based on Wenceslaus or Wenceslas, latinized forms of name of Slavic rulers in various forms such as Václav, Wacław, Więcesław, Vyacheslav, Vjenceslav, etc. Derived from the Slavic words veli/vyache/więce/više ("great(er), large(r)"), and slava ("glory, fame")... [more]
WIĄCEK Polish
Derived from the given name Wiecek (see Wieceslaw).
WIECZOREK Polish
Means "bat" in Polish, used as a nickname for a person thought to resemble a bat, ultimately from wieczór meaning "evening".
WIERCZOWOKOWSKI Polish
A polish surname that is not used anymore to often. It was common in Polish areas.
WIERZBICKA Polish
Feminine form of WIERZBICKI.
WIERZBOWSKI Polish
Taken from the word wierzba meaning "willow", this name may have designated someone who lived near a willow tree.
WIEST Polish
Not available
WILCZEK Polish
Diminutive form of Wilk, which means "wolf" in Polish.
WILEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Wilewo.
WILK Polish, Scottish, English
Polish: from Polish wilk ‘wolf’, probably from an Old Slavic personal name containing this element, but perhaps also applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a wolf or connected with wolves.... [more]
WILKOSZ Polish
Derivative of WILK.
WINSININSKI Polish (Anglicized)
Winsininski is an anglicized version of the name "Wisniewski", which is from multiple places in Poland called Wisniewo, Wisniew, and Wisniewa. These names all have "wisna" which means cherry, or cherry tree.... [more]
WISNESKI Polish
A derivate of Wisniewski, which is said to mean "The Little Cherry Tree"
WITEK Polish, English (Rare)
from the personal name WIT, a short form of WITOLD, a derivative of Lithuanian Vytautas, a compound of vyti 'to guide' + tauta 'the people'... [more]
WITKOWSKI Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Witkowo, Witków or Witkowice, all derived from the given name WITEK.
WŁADYSŁAW Polish
four polish kings names
WŁOSZCZOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Lesser Polish localities: the town of Włoszczowa or the village of Włoszczowice.
WODZIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Wodzin in Piotrków voivodeship, named with Polish woda meaning "water".
WOJCIECHOWSKA Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Wojciechowo or Wojciechów, named with the personal name WOJCIECH.
WÓJCIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Wójcin, or from Wójcina in Tarnów voivodeship, named with wójt meaning "village headman".
WOJICK Polish
Pet form of the personal name WOJCIECH (see VOYTEK).
WOJTCZAK Polish
Polish: patronymic from Wojtek, a pet form of the personal name Wojciech ( see VOYTEK ).
WOYTEK Czech, Slovak, Polish
Eastern European surname of unknown meaning. A variant of Vojtek.
WOZNIAK Polish (Expatriate)
Unaccented form of WOŹNIAK primarily used outside of Poland.
WOŹNIAKOWA Polish (Archaic), Jewish
Archaic feminine spelling of WOŹNIAK.
WRBANEK Polish
Polish, Czech (Urbánek), and Sorbian: from a pet form of the personal name Urban . The surname is also established in Germany.
WRÓBEL Polish
Means "sparrow" in Polish.
WROBLESKI Polish
from Polish "wroble" wren.
WRZESIŃSKI Polish
Name for someone from a place called Września, Wrzesina or Wrzesiny, all derived from Polish wrzos meaning "heather".
WUJEK Polish
It literally means "uncle" in Polish but it could possibly refer to the Polesian village of the same name.
WYSOKIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Wysokin.
WYSZYŃSKI Polish
It indicates familial origin within any of several Podlachian villages named ''Wyszonki''.
XATUN Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of KHATUN. It is common in Xinjiang, China. It is also sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Azerbaijani descent.
YABLOKOV Russian
From Russian яблоко (yabloko) meaning "apple", used as a nickname for a ruddy person or a gardener who received a plentiful harvest.
YAKIMOV Russian
Means "Son of YAKIM".
YAKOVLEVA Russian
Feminine form of YAKOVLEV.
YAKUBOVICH Russian, Belarusian
Derived from the given name YAKUB.
YAMPILSKIY Ukrainian (Rare)
This was used by people originating from any of various Ukrainian settlements by the name of "Yampil".
YASENOV Bulgarian
Means "son of YASEN".
YAVOROV Bulgarian
Means "son of YAVOR".
YEFIMOV Russian
Means "son of YEFIM".
YEFIMOVICH Russian
Grigori Yefimovich who is best known as "Rasputin" was a Russian peasant, mystic and private adviser to the Romanovs (Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Tsarina Alexandra in the early 20th century).
YEGOROV Russian
Means “son of YEGOR”.
YELICH Serbian (Anglicized, Rare)
Yelich is an Anglicized spelling of the last name JELIĆ.
YEMELYANOV Russian
Means "son of YEMELYAN".
YEMELYANOVA Russian
Feminine spelling of YEMELYANOV.
YERMOLAEV Russian
Variant transcription of YERMOLAYEV.
YERMOLAYEV Russian
Means "son of YERMOLAI".
YEVDOKIMOV Russian
Means "son of YEVDOKIM".
YEVDOKIMOVA Russian
Feminine spelling of YEVDOKIMOV.
YEVSTIGNEYEVA Russian
Feminine transcription of YEVSTIGNEYEV.
YORDANOVA Bulgarian
Feminine form of YORDANOV.
YOSIFOV Russian
Means "son of IOSIF".
YUDIN Russian
Means "son of YUDA".
YUGOV Russian
Derived from Russian юг (yug) meaning "south".
YURCHAK Polish (Anglicized)
Americanized spelling of Polish JURCZAK.
YUSOV Russian
Derived from Russian юс (yus) meaning "(either little or big) yus".
YUSUPOV Uzbek, Avar, Tajik, Turkmen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tatar, Crimean Tatar, Jewish
Means "son of YUSUP", also used by Central Asian Jews. This was the name of a Russian family of nobility of Crimean Tatar ancestry.
YUSUPOVA Uzbek, Avar, Tajik, Turkmen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tatar, Crimean Tatar, Chechen, Jewish
Feminine transcription of YUSUPOV, the surname of a Russian family of nobility of Crimean Tatar ancestry. It is also used by Central Asian Jews.
ŽABA Belarusian
Belarusian Latin spelling of ZHABA.
ŽABEK Croatian
From žaba, meaning "frog".
ZÁČEK Czech
Žáček means "small school boy" in Czech. A famous bearer is Chicagoan writer Dennis Začek.
ZADRAVEC Croatian, Slovene
Denotes a person living near the Drava river.
ZAEWA Russian
meaning unknown. female form of ZAEW
ŽAGAR Slovene
Means "sawyer", from žaga ''saw''.
ZAGÓROWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either the Lesser Polish village of Zagórowa or the Greater Polish town of Zagórów.
ZAGURSKI Polish
Derived from the Polish places Zagórz and Zagórze. Also given to those who lived on the side of a hill opposite a main settlement - za means "beyond" and góra means "hill".
ZAHIROVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of ZAHIR".
ŽÁIK Slovak
Slovak form of ZAK.
ZAJĄC Polish
Means "hare" in Polish.
ZAJĄCZKOWSKI Polish
A habitational name that was given to someone from any of the various places named Zajączki, Zajączkowo, or Zajączków (which were named for 'zajączek', a diminutive of the Polish word 'zając', meaning ‘hare’.)
ZAJC Slovene
From zajec, meaning "hare".
ŽÁK Czech
Czech form of ZAK.
ZAK Polish
A nickname given to youthful or studious people. Comes from the Polish zak, meaning "student" or "schoolboy". It originally meant "novice" or "candidate for the priesthood", and so in some cases it is perhaps a nickname for someone who had been destined for holy orders.
ZAKHAEV Russian
Russian surname, likely a derivative of the given name ZAKHEY combined with the Russian suffix "-ev" ("of"), therefore meaning "of Zakhey."... [more]
ZAKHAROV Russian
Means "son of ZAKHAR".
ZAKOWSKI Polish
a Polish surname which is most frequent in the cities of Warszawa, Płońsk and Bydgoszcz in central Poland and is also to be found as Zakowski among the Polish diaspora.
ZALE Polish (Anglicized)
Possibly from a Polish surname, the meaning of which is uncertain (it may have been a variant of the surname Zalas which originally indicated one who lived "on the other side of the wood", from za "beyond" and las "forest").
ZALINSKY Polish (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Zielinski, variant of ZIELINSKY.
ZALUSKY Ukrainian
Derives from the Slavic word zalew, meaning "bay" or "flooded area". Given to families who lived near water or areas that flooded often.
ZAREMBA Polish
Name for a woodcutter, derived from Polish zarabac, meaning ''to hack or chop''.
ZARUBINA Russian
Famous bearer: Olga Zarubina (Ольга Зарубина), Soviet/Russian singer. ... [more]
ZASIMOVIČ Belarusian
Means "son of ZASIM".
ZASLAVSKI Russian, Jewish
Variant transcription of ZASLAVSKY. A notable music producer ZEDD's real name is Anton Zaslavski.
ZASLAVSKY Russian, Jewish
Name for someone from the city of Iziaslav (or Zaslav) in Ukraine, derived from the given name IZIASLAV.
ZAVARZINA Russian
Feminine form of ZAVARZIN.
ZAYCHIK Russian, Jewish
Means "bunny" in Russian.
ZAYTSEV Russian, Ukrainian
From Russian заяц (zayats) or Ukrainian заєць (zaets) meaning "hare".
ŻBIKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Żbikowice.
ZBIRAK Ukrainian (Rare), Polish (Rare)
Derived from the Polish 'zbierac' meaning to collect or gather
ZDON Polish
Polish
ZDROJEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Zdroje or Zdrojewo, in particular in Bydgoszcz voivodeship, named with Polish zdroje meaning "springs","spa".
ZEBRZYDOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Zebrzydowice.
ZEC Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Slovene
Means ''rabbit''.
ZEČEVIĆ Serbian
Derived from zec, meaning ''rabbit''.
ZEKOVIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Derived from zeko (зеко), meaning "bunny".
ŻELAZNY Polish
Means "(made of) iron" in Polish, used as a nickname for a person with a strong personality.
ZELENÁ Czech, Slovak
Means "green" in Czech and Slovak.
ZELENIKA Bosnian
Variant of Zelenka
ZELENIN Russian
Derived from Russian зелень (zelen) meaning "greens, vegetables, verdure".
ZELENOVIĆ Serbian
Derived from Serbian зелен (zelen) "green".
ZELENÝ Czech
Zelený means "green" in Czech.
ZELEZNIK Slovak
Means "iron man".
ZELIESKA Polish
Polish Ashkenazic surname, possibly derived from surname ZIELIŃSKI what is a habitational name for someone from Zielona or Zielonka (places in Poland), deriving from the root word meaning "green".
ZELNÍČEK Czech
Czech form of ZELNICK.
ZELNÍČKOVÁ Czech
Feminine form of ZELNÍČEK, this is the maiden name of Donald J. Trump's first wife, Ivana Zelníčková Trump.
ZGŁOBICKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Zgłobice.
ZGŁOBIEŃIAK Polish
Habitational name for somebody who comes from the village of Zgłobień in Poland.
ZHABA Belarusian, Russian
Derived from Belarusian жаба (zhaba) meaning "toad, frog". This is an ancient Belarusian noble surname.
ZHARKOV Russian
Possibly derived from Russian жаркий (zharkiy) "hot".
ZHDANOV Russian
Patronymic surname derived from Old Russian name ZHDAN meaning "long-desired child".
ZHOLNEROVSKY Russian (Rare)
Surname of Polish noble origin derived from Polish żołnierz meaning "soldier".
ZHUKOVSKY Russian
Same spelling as Zhukov
ZHUVINSKY Russian
Surname named after the Zhuvinsky Reserve
ŽIAK Slovak
Žiak means "school boy" in Slovak
ZIDARIĆ Croatian
From zidar meaning ''stonemason, bricklayer''.
ZIĘBA Polish
From ‘finch’; a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird or maybe because a person lived in an area with many finches. Perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher or dealer.
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