Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
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FADDEYEV Russian
Means "son of FADDEY".
FALKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Falkow
FEDORCHAK Czech, Slovak
Ukrainian and Slovak from a pet form of the personal name Fedor.
FEDOROVA Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Фёдорова Fyodorova, and feminine form of Fedorov.
FEDOTOV Russian
Means "son of Fedot".
FELDER German, Croatian
Derived from German feld, meaning "field".
FELIKSOV Russian
Means "son of FELIKS".
FEOFANOV Russian
Means "son of FEOFAN".
FEOFILOV Russian
Means "son of FEOFIL".
FEOKTISTOV Russian
Means "son of Feoktist".
FERAPONTOV Russian
Means "son of Ferapont".
FERHATOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Ferhat".
FIALKA Czech
Means ''violet'' (the flower) in Czech.
FIFER German, American, Slovene
Americanized and Slovenian spelling of German Pfeiffer.
FIJAŁKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Fijałkowo.
FILAGIC Serbian, Croatian
Probably derived from the Turkish word aga. Agas were the Sultan's regents.
FILATOV Russian
Means "son of FILAT".
FILIPČIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Filip.
FILIPOVICH Ukrainian
Patronymic from the personal name Filip.
FILO Slovak, Greek
Filo is a Slovak pet form of the personal name FILIP.... [more]
FINK German, Slovene, English, Jewish
Nickname for a lively or cheerful person, Jewish ornamental name derived from the Germanic word for "finch", and German translation of Slovene Šinkovec which is from šcinkovec or šcinkavec meaning "finch".
FIŠER Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak and Slovene form of FISCHER.
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.
FOKOV Russian
Means "son of FOKA".
FOMOV Russian
Means "son of FOKA".
FRANCE Czech
Variant of Franc.
FRANCE Slovene
Derived from the given name France, a vernacular form of Francišek, which is ultimately from Latin Franciscus.
FRISTENSKY Czech, Slovak
Sugar Beet Farmer.
FROLOV Russian
Means "son of Frol".
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]
FYODOROVA Russian
Feminine form of Fyodorov.
GADŽO Bosnian
It is assumed that Gadžo derives from the old-Indian gārhya ("domestic") and means farmer, villager, head of the house or husband.
GAGARIN Russian
A Russian surname derived from the word gagara, meaning loon (a waterbird, genus Gavia). Notable people with the surname include: Gagarin family, a Rurikid princely family.
GALEVSKI Macedonian
Son of Gale
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'
GALKIN Russian
Derived from Russian галка (galka) meaning "jackdaw".
GAŁKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Gałkowo in Suwałki voivodeship or Gałków in Piotrków voivodeship, both places named from gałka meaning ‘knob’, ‘lump’.
GANUS Russian, Ukrainian
Possibly derived from Russian анис (anis) referring to the anise (Pimpinella anisum) plant or from the Turkish given name Gainislam itself from Arabic عَيْن (ʿayn) meaning "spring, source" combined with the name of the religion Islam.
GARCZYŃSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from a place called Garczyn, in Gdańsk and Siedlce voivodeships.
GĄSIOR Polish
From the Polish gąsior meaning "gander" (male goose).
GĄSIOROWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gąsiorowo, for example in Kalisz or Poznań voivodeships.
GASPAROV Russian
Derived from the given name Gaspar.
GAŠPERIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name GAŠPER.
GAŠPERŠIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name GAŠPER.
GAVAZANSKY Belarusian, Jewish
Means "from the town of Gavezhno". Gavezhno is a town in Belarus. For more information go here http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/newsletter/54surnames.htm
GAVRAN Croatian, Serbian
Means ''raven''.
GAVRIILOV Russian
Variant transcription of GAVRIILOV.
GAVRILOV Russian
Means "son of GAVRIIL".
GAWRYCH Polish
Variant of the given name "Gabriel".
GELLER Yiddish, German, Russian
The name may derive from the German word "gellen" (to yell) and mean "one who yells." It may derive from the Yiddish word "gel" (yellow) and mean the "yellow man" or from the Yiddish word "geler," an expression for a redheaded man... [more]
GEORGIEVA Bulgarian
Feminine form of Georgiev.
GEORGIYEV Russian
Means "son of GEORGIY".
GERASIMENKO Ukrainian
From the given name Gerasim.
GERASIMOV Russian
Means "son of Gerasim".
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.
GLEBOV Russian
Means "son of Gleb".
GLUHAK Croatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
GLUHEK Croatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
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.
GOJKOVIĆ Serbian
Serbian patronymic surname, derived from the masculine given name Gojko.
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.
GOLOB Slovene
Cognate of Golub.
GOLOMB Polish
Variant of GOLAB.
GOLUB Croatian
Means "pigeon".
GOLUBOVEC Croatian
From golub meaning ''pigeon''.
GOŁYŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Gołyń.
GONCHAROV Russian
From gonchar, meaning "potter".
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
GORBACHEV Russian
From Russian горбун (gorbun) meaning "hunchback, humpback". A notable bearer is Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-), a former Soviet politician.
GORBACHYOV Russian
Variant transcription of Gorbachev.
GORSKY Russian
Russian form of Gorski.
GOSCINNY Polish
Derived from Polish adjective gościnny from word gość meaning 'guest'.
GRABAREK Polish
Occupational name from a diminutive of grabarz ‘grave digger’.
GRĄBCZEWSKI Polish
It indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Grąbczewo.
GRABOWSKI Polish
From grab "hornbeam" or grabarz "gravedigger".
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.
GRANOV Jewish, Bosnian
Habitational name from Granov, Ukraine.... [more]
GRECKI Polish
Polish form of Gretzky.
GREGORIČ Slovene
Means "son of Gregor".
GRETZKY Russian, Belarusian
Originally derived from an old Russian word that meant "Greek", though in modern times, the word means "Greek nut" (walnut). A notable bearer is Wayne Gretzky, a former Canadian ice hockey player.
GRGURIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Grgur".
GRIGORIEV Russian
Variant transcription of GRIGORIYEV.
GRIGORIYEV Russian
Means "son of GRIGORIY".
GRIGORYEV Russian
Means "son of Grigoriy".
GRINFELDER Croatian
Derived from German grün, "green", and feld, "field".
GRISHIN Russian
From the given name Grisha, a diminutive of Grigoriy.
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]
GROZDANOVA Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Grozdanov, which means "son of Grozdan".
GRUSZKA Polish
Means "pear".
GRUZINSKY Russian, Georgian
From Russian, meaning "of Georgia".
GRZEGORCZYK Polish
from a pet form of the personal 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
GUTA Bosnian
Possibly a mispronunciation of the Bosnian word for the verb "gutati" (to swallow) or "guta" (swallowing).
GUTNIK Ukrainian, Russian, Yiddish
Yiddish surname meaning "glassworker" from Yiddish hute meaning "glassworks".
GWIZDALA Polish
Nickname for someone noted for his cheerful whistling, from a derivative of gwizdac ‘to whistle’.
HADŽIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim", a title given to Muslims who have completed the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
HAGELBERG German, Polish
Hagel means 'mountain' and berg means 'hail' or 'ice'.
HALAMA Polish, Czech
Unflattering nickname meaning ‘big, lumbering fellow’, ‘lout’.
HALILI Albanian, Macedonian
From the given name Halil.
HALILOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Halil" in Bosnian.
HALIMOVIĆ Bosnian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Means "son of Halim" in Bosnian.
HALOŽAN Slovene
From the Haloze region of Slovenia.
HAMZAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HAMZIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HANÁK Czech
Derived from the small town Haná.
HARBACHOŬ Belarusian
Variant transcription of Harbachow.
HARBACHOW Belarusian
Belarusian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
HASANČIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hasan".
HASANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hasan".
HAŠEK Czech (?)
Meaning "Pure" or "Chaste" from Latin Castus, a shortening of Castulus. Diminutive of the personal name Haštal. Noteable people with this surname include Dominik Hašek, a Czech ice hockey Goal-tender and Jaroslav Hašek, a Czech satirist and Journalist, most known for his satirical novel, 'The Good Soldier Švejk'.
HERCO Bosnian
Derived from Herceg.
HEREK Croatian (?), Polish (?)
Unsure but read it’s Croatian but I also heard Polish
HERINGH Slovak
Heringh, no history known, people having these surnames in Slovakia belong to the same family, very untypical for this region - Slovakia in the middle of Europe.
HILLFAIR Ukrainian
A fair someone. One who does a fair thing. Hill is which lives on a hill, other meanings of a fine hill, good for agriculture, hillfair as a fair hill.
HLADIK Czech
a finisher or polisher of furniture
HLUCHÝ Czech
Hluchý means "Deaf" in Czech.
HOČEVAR Slovene
Originally indicated a person from Kočevje (Gottschee County), a city and municipality in southern Slovenia.
HODŽIĆ Bosnian
Derived from the Persian title خواجه (xâje) meaning "lord, master, owner". It is a cognate of the Albanian Hoxha.
HOLODOV Russian
Variant transcription of Kholodov.
HOLOUBEK Czech
Holoubek - white dove Columban
HOMOLKA Czech
From homolka meaning "(cone-shaped lump of) cream cheese". The word homolka itself is derived from homole "cone". This was either a nickname for a mild person or an occupational name for someone who made cheese.
HORA Czech
Czech word for hill or mountain
HORBANENKO Ukrainian
Ukrainian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
HOŘOVICE Czech
Czech from of Horowitz.
HOSPOD Polish, Sorbian
From the Proto-Slavic gospod, meaning "lord, or host." Variant of the Old Polish gospodzin, meaning "landlord." It also may be a geographic surname from the village of Kospoda, of the same etymological origin, near the border of the former Kingdoms of Saxony and Bohemia.
HRACH German (Austrian, Rare), Czech (Rare)
Originated in the Czech-speaking region of Bohemia in Austria, pre-1900. From Czech hrách, meaning "pea." Given either to a very short man or to a gardener.
HRDINA Czech, Slovak
Hrdina is a Czech and Slovak surname meaning "hero". Two notable bearers are Jan Hrdina, and Jiří Hrdina, both are ice hockey players.
HRUBÁ Czech
Feminine form of Hrubý.
HRUSZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Podlachian village of Hruszew.
HRYNIEWSKI Polish
It indicates familial origin within any of several Polesian villages named "Hryniewicze".
HRYTSENKO Ukrainian
Patronymic derived from a diminutive of Hryhoriy.
HUDEC Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a fiddler, hudec, a derivative of housti meaning "to play the fiddle".
HURTA Czech
Nickname for an aggressive person, from hurt ‘attack.’
HUSEJINOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Husein".
HUSTOPEČE Czech
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Moravian towns.
HYKA Albanian, Czech
This is both an Albanian and Czech surname. ... [more]
IBRIČIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ibro" in Serbo-Croatian.... [more]
IGNATENKO Russian
Means "son of Ignat" in Russian.
IGNJATOVIĆ Serbian
Means “son of Ignjat” in Serbian.
IGOROV Russian
Means "son of IGOR".
IHNATENKO Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Ignatenko.
ILLARIONOV Russian
Means "son of Illarion".
ILYAEV Russian
Means "son of ILYA".
IMAMOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of the imam" in Bosnian, referring to a title used by Muslim leaders.
IOSIFOV Russian
Variant transcription of YOSIFOV.
IPATIEV Russian
Means "son of Ipatiy".
ISIDOROV Russian
Means "son of ISIDOR".
IVAČEVIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVACI Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAČIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAKIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAKOVIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAN Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANAC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANAGIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANC Slovene
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANČAN Croatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANČEC Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEV Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANČIĆ Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Ivan.
IVANČIĆEVIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČIN Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČIR Serbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČOK Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDA Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDIJA Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEK Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANETIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Ivan" in Croatian.
IVANIČ Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIČEK Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIŠ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivaniš.