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.
DREŠEVIĆ Montenegrin
Habitational name for someone from Drešaj, Montenegro.
DROBNJAK Serbian, Montenegrin, Croatian
Drobnjaci are a historical tribe and region in Montenegro.
DROPKIN Jewish, Belarusian
Jewish (from Belarus): nickname from Belorussian drobka ‘crumb’+ the eastern Slavic patronymic suffix -in.... [more]
DROZDOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Drozdowo or Drozdów, for example.
ĐŠČIĆ Serbo-Croatian
Lol totally a made up name
DUBEC Slovak
Very old word for oak
DUBLJEVIĆ Montenegrin
Derived from dublje (дубље), meaning "deeper".
DUCH Slovak, Czech
Means "ghost" in Slovak.
DUCHEK Czech
Duchek is short form of name Duchoslav.
DUDIN Russian
Derived from Russian дудка (dudka), which denotes a wind-blown instrument similar to a flute or pipe. It was probably used to denote a musician or shepherd who played the flute or pipe, as well as someone who made pipes... [more]
DUDKIN Russian
Derived from Russian дудка (dudka) meaning "fife, pipe", referring to a folk instrument played by shepherds. Thus, it was used to denote someone who made pipes or a shepherd who played pipes.
DUDZIAK Polish
Nickname for a person who played the bagpipes or perhaps sold them, derived from Polish duda meaning "bagpipe".
DUGONJA Bosnian
This surname is used at: Sarajevo, Mostar, Dubrovnik, Novi Pazar.
DUGOPOLSKI Polish (Anglicized)
To originate from Długopole, Poland.
DUNAYEVSKAYA Russian
Feminine spelling of DUNAYEVSKY.
DUNAYEVSKY Russian
Derived from Europe's second longest river, the Danube River, which is called "Dunay" in Russian. Two famous bearers are Soviet film composer and conductor Isaak Dunayevsky (1900-1955), and his son, Russian film composer Maksim Dunayevsky (1945-).
DUNDOVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic of the Ragusan word dundo meaning "uncle" or "gentleman" and originating from the Latin word dominus (meaning "master" or "sir").
ĐURIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of ĐURO".
DURKO Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Derived either from Russian дурной (durnoy) or Ukrainian дурний (durnyi) or Belarusian дурны (durny) all meaning "dump, foolish, stupid".
ĐUROV Croatian
Means "ĐURO's son" in Croatian.
ĐUROVIĆ Serbian
Derived from the forename ĐURO.
DUSZENKO Polish
It appears Duza means soul, nickname for someone with a kind heart
DYATLOV Russian
From Russian дятел (dyatel) meaning "woodpecker".
DYATLOVA Russian
Feminine counterpart of DYATLOV.
DYBALA Polish
nickname from dybac, meaning 'to lurk' or 'to watch for somebody'.
DYMEK Polish
Diminutive of Polish dym meaning "smoke".
DZIAŁO Polish
Derived from Polish działo "cannon" or "gun" as an occupational name metonymically. It can also be a nickname from Polish działać "to work", "to do", "to influence", etc.
DZIAŁOSZYŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for a person from a town named Działoszyn.
DZIAŁYŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within Działyń, Gmina Zbójno.
DZIAMIDČYK Belarusian
Derived from a diminutive form of the given name DZIAMID.
DZIEKAN Polish
Occupational name for "dean" from Polish dziekan.
DZIEMIDZIENKA Belarusian
Derived from the given name DZIAMID.
DZIENCIELSKY Polish
It is the surname of Chaya, a character in the movie Defiance played by Mia Wasikowska.
DZIUBA Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Polish dziub or Ukrainian dzyuba. It is a nickname for a person with pock-marks on his or her face.
DŽOMEK Slovak (?)
"Origin of the name is not known. Possibly came from Poland. In Slovakia in 1995 lived 15 people with this surname."
EFIMOV Russian
Variant transcription of YEFIMOV.
EGOROV Russian
Means "son of YEGOR".
ELIÁŠ Czech, Slovak (?)
Derived from the given name ELIÁŠ.
ENGELBRECHT Polabian (Germanized, Rare)
First person with this name was Engelbrekt Engelbrektson. Germanized Slavic name. Later, it was a noble family
ERIN Russian
Means "son of ERA".
ERMOLAEV Russian
Variant transcription of YERMOLAYEV.
ERMOLAYEV Russian
Variant transcription of YERMOLAYEV.
EVANOVICH Russian
Means "son of EVAN".
EVDOKIMOV Russian
Means "son of EVDOKIM".
FADDEEV Russian
Variant transcription of FADDEYEV.
FADDEYEV Russian
Means "son of FADDEY".
FALISZEK Polish
A notable bearer of this name is Chet Faliszek, an American videogame writer who has worked for companies like Valve and Bossa Studios, having been involved in the story writing for series such as Half-Life, Portal, and Left 4 Dead.
FALKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Falkow
FARAGUNA Croatian, Italian
Derived from Istro-Romanian fară gună, meaning "without a shepherd's goat-skin cloak".
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".
FIADURA Belarusian
Derived from an augmentative form of the Belarusian given name FIODAR.
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".
FILIMONOV Russian
Means "son of FILIMON".
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".
FOMICHEV Russian
Variant transcription of FOMICHYOV.
FOMICHEVA Russian
Variant spelling of FOMICHYOVA.
FOMICHYOV Russian
Means "son of FOMA".
FOMICHYOVA Russian
Feminine transcription of FOMICHYOV.
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.
FRANKIEWICZ Polish
Michalena Frankiewicz born 1897 Lomza, Poland ... [more]
FRANTSUZOV Russian
Derived from Russian француз (frantsuz) meaning "French, Frenchman".
FRISTENSKY Czech, Slovak
Sugar Beet Farmer.
FROLOV Russian
Means "son of FROL".
FURJAN Croatian
Derived from FLORIJAN.
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'
GALIJAŠEVIĆ Bosnian
Means "galley worker" or "man from Gaul".... [more]
GALKIN Russian
Derived from Russian галка (galka) meaning "jackdaw".
GAŁKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Gałkowo or Gałków, both derived from Polish gałka meaning "knob, handle, lump".
GALOVAC Croatian
Possibly originates from a village, castle and/or lake in Croatia with the same name.
GAMBIRAŽA Croatian
Croatian variant of GAMBIRASIO.
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
Means "gander (male goose)" in Polish. It was used as a nickname for a person who resembled a gander or as an occupational name for a keeper of geese.
GĄSIOROWSKI Polish
Name for someone from a place called Gąsiorowo or Gąsiorów, both derived from Polish gąsior meaning "gander".
GAŠPAR Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Slovak
From the given name GAŠPAR.
GAŠPARIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of GAŠPAR".
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]
GEORGIEV Russian
Means "son of GEORGIY".
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.
GLASNOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from glasno, meaning "loud".
GLEBOV Russian
Means "son of GLEB".
GŁOWNIA Polish
Derived from Polish word głownia which means "blade".
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.
GOLOMB Polish
Variant of GOLAB.
GOLOVIN Russian
From Russian голова (golova) meaning "head, chief", probably used as a nickname for the head of a household or village.
GOLUBEV Russian
From Russian голубь (golub) meaning "dove, pigeon".
GOLUBOVEC Croatian
From golub meaning ''pigeon''.
GOŁYŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Gołyń.
GOLYSHKIN Russian
Uncertain meaning.
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 горбач (gorbach) meaning "hunchback, humpback". A notable bearer is Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-), a former Soviet politician.
GORBACHYOV Russian
Alternate transcription of GORBACHEV.
GORBUNOV Russian
From Russian горбун (gorbun) meaning "humpback".
GORETS Russian
Derived from Russian горец (gorets) meaning "highlander".
GORETZKA Polish
Meaning "female highlander" in Polish.
GORSKY Russian
Russian form of Gorski.
GOSCINNY Polish
Derived from Polish adjective gościnny from word gość meaning 'guest'.
GOTOVINA Croatian
Derived from gotovina, meaning "cash".
GRABAR Croatian
Derived from grabiti, meaning "to grab".
GRABAREK Polish
Occupational name from a diminutive of Polish grabarz meaning "gravedigger".
GRĄBCZEWSKI Polish
It indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Grąbczewo.
GRABOWSKI Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Grabów, Grabowa or Grabowo, all derived from Polish grab meaning "hornbeam".
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]
GRBAVAC Croatian
Derived from grbavo, meaning "bumpy" or "hunchbacked".
GRDINIĆ Montenegrin
Derived from grdan (грдан), meaning "ugly".
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.
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]
GRONKOWSKI Polish
Originally indicated a person who came from Gronków, a village in southern Poland.
GROZDANOVA Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Grozdanov, which means "son of GROZDAN".
GRUSZKA Polish
Means "pear".
GRUZINSKY Russian, Georgian
Means "Georgian" in Russian.
GRZEGORCZYK Polish
Derived from the given 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
GULI Uzbek, Kurdish, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Albanian, Bosnian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose". It is sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Persian descent.
GUSEV Russian
Derived from the word "Goose" in Russian.
GUSINJAC Bosnian
From Gusinje, the name of a town in the Plav municipality of Montenegro where Bosniaks form a regional majority
GUTA Bosnian
Possibly a mispronunciation of the Bosnian word for the verb "gutati" (to swallow) or "guta" (swallowing).