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.
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.
ZIEJA Polish
Derived from Polish ziajać meaning "to spontaneously/violently show negative feelings". This surname denoted someone who complained often.
ZIELIŃSKA Polish
Feminine form of ZIELIŃSKI, this name is only used by females in Poland.
ZIELINSKY Polish, Russian
Russian form and variant of Zielinski.
ZIELONKA Polish, Jewish
Derived from the Polish word for "green"
ZIKA Czech, Greek
From a short form of the personal name ZIKMUND, the Czech form of SIEGMUND.... [more]
ZINCHENKO Ukrainian
From the given name ZINOVIY.
ŽIVKOV Serbian
Means "son of ŽIVKO".
ŽIŽEK Slovene
Derived from žižek, meaning "black bug".
ZLATAR Croatian, Serbian
From zlatar meaning "goldsmith" or "jeweler".
ZLATKOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of ZLATKO".
ZMAJLOVIĆ Croatian
From zmaj meaning ''dragon''.
ZOLOCHIVSKIY Ukrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the Ukrainian city of Zolochiv.
ZOLOTAREV Russian
Means "son of the goldsmith" derived from Russian золотарь (zolotar) meaning "goldsmith".
ZOLOTAREVA Russian
Feminine form of ZOLOTAREV.
ZOLOTARYOV Russian
Variant transcription of ZOLOTAREV.
ZOLOTARYOVA Russian
Variant transcription of ZOLOTAREVA.
ZOLOTYKH Russian
Derived from Russian золотой (zolotoy) meaning "golden".
ZOSIMOV Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of ZOSIM".
ZOSIMOVICH Belarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of ZOSIM (see ZOSIMUS)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.
ZOUBEK Czech
According to my translator, it means "tooth", so my guess is that it's an occupational surname for someone who's a dentist; the word for dentist is 'zubař.'
ZRNČIĆ Croatian
Possibly derived from the Slavic element zrn, of unknown meaning.... [more]
ZRNIĆ Serbian
Derivative of Serbian tribal name located in Ozrinići, Montenegro.
ZROBOK Ukrainian
Zrobok is a Cossack name from the area near Brody in Ukraine. My ancestors came from the village of Bordulaki on the river Styr. Other Zroboks came from the village of Sokolivka. The name means; Someone who has worked to exhaustion.
ZUBČIĆ Croatian
Possibly derived from zubić, meaning "small tooth".
ZUBKOV Russian
From zubok, meaning "little tooth".
ŽUGIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Derived from žuganje (жугање), meaning "whining, complaining".
ŽUNA Croatian
Derived from žuna meaning ''woodpecker''.
ŽUNEC Croatian
Derived from žuna meaning ''woodpecker''.
ŽUPANOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from župan, a noble and administrative title, the leader of a territorial unit called županija.
ŻUROWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Żurowa.
ZVER Slovene, Russian, Croatian
Means "beast".
ZVEZDANOVIĆ Serbian (Rare)
Derived from the given name ZVEZDAN.
ZVIZDIĆ Bosnian
Derived from zvizda, meaning "star".
ZYGMUNTOWICZ Polish
Patronymic from the personal name ZYGMUNT.
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.
ŻYŁA Polish
Means "vein" (figuratively "bore") in Polish.
ZYRIN Russian
Derived from Russian зырянин (zyryanin) or зыря (zyrya) meaning "Komi, Zyrian". This may have been a nickname for someone who looked like a person of this ethnic group.
ŻYWICKI Polish
A habitational name that was given to someone from a place named ̣Zywy, or possibly from a nickname from the Polish word ̣'zywy', which means ‘live wire’.
ŻYWIECKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Żywiec.
ŻYŹNIEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Żyźniewo.
ZYZYKIN Russian
Meaning uncertain.