Slavic Submitted Surnames

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IVANJAC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJI Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJKO Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJOŠ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Means "son of Ivan" in Croatian.
IVANKO Croatian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKOVAC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKOVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANOSKI Macedonian, Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANOVA Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of Ivan", the feminine form of Ivanov.
IVANŠĆAK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠA Slovene, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠEC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠEVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAS Romanian, Croatian
As a Croatian surname it is derived from forenames starting with Iv-, for example Ivan, Ivo (2), Ivica, etc.
IVASCHENKO Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Іващенко (see Ivashchenko).
IVAŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVASIĆ Croatian
Derived from Ivas.
IVAŠKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVASOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from Ivas.
IVATEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAZ Serbian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČE Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČETIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČIN Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVEKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivek.
IVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ivo".
IVKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ivko".
IWANSKI Polish
From the given name Iwan.
JABLANOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from jablan meaning ''poplar''.
JABŁONOWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Jabłonowo or Jabłonow; both place names are from jabłoń meaning "apple tree".
JABLONSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from Jablonka, Jablonna, or Jablonica, all places named with jablon "apple tree", or the diminutive form jablonka.
JAGODZIŃSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Jagodziny, Jagodzinek, or Jagodziniec, all named with jagoda meaning "berry".
JAGR Czech
Jágr is a Czech-language surname. It is related to the German surname Jäger which means "hunter" in German. It is used by the Ice Hockey player Jaromír Jágr.
JAKOV Croatian
Derived from the name Jakov.
JANCZAK Polish
Patronymic from the Polish given name Jan.
JANDROKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Jandro.
JANECZEK Polish
From a pet form of the personal name Jan.
JANKIEWICZ Polish
Patronymic of the personal name Jan.
JÁNOŠÍK Slovak
Comes from a pet form of the name Jan.
JANOS̆KO Slovak
From a derivative of the personal name Jánoš.
JANOTA Czech
Derivative of Jan.
JANOWICZ Polish
Means "son of Jan".
JANUSZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Januszewo or Januszewice, both named with the personal name Janusz.
JAROŠ Czech, Slovak, Polish
Derived from names containing the name element jaro meaning "young" (see Jaroslav, Jaromír). Also a Polish variant of Jarosz, derived from the same element (see Jarosław).
JAROSZ Polish
Derived from the given names Jarosław or Hieronim.
JAROSZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Jaroszewo or Jaroszowce, places named with the personal name Jarosz.
JARZĄBEK Polish
A Polish surname meaning "Grouse". A nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
JARZOMBEK Polish
Variant spelling of Jarząbek, from jarząbek meaning "grouse", presumably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.
JASKÓŁKA Polish
Nickname from Polish jaskółka meaning "swallow".
JAVORSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Jawory or Jaworze, named with Polish jawor 'maple', 'sycamore'.
JAWOREK Polish
Most likely comes from the last name Javorski meaning someone from "Jawor".
JAWORSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Jawory or Jaworze, named with Polish jawor meaning "maple", "sycamore".
JAZBEC Slovene
Means ''badger'' in Slovenian.
JELAVIĆ Serbian, Bosnian
derived from the place name Jelav, one of the places in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
JELUŠIĆ Croatian
The first ever appearance recorded to this date was even before the Turkish men (Ottoman) broke into the Kingdom of Croatia (around 13. century).... [more]
JENDRE German (Anglicized, Rare), Czech (Anglicized, Rare), Slovak (Anglicized, Rare), Danish (Anglicized, Rare)
Jendre is an anglicized version of many surnames throughout Europe that start with 'Jendre'.... [more]
JERAK Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERAS Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JEREC Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERENIĆ Serbian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIČ Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIČEVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERKAN Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERKOV Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Jerko.
JERKOVAC Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Jerko.
JERKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Jerko''.
JEROLIMOV Croatian
Derived from the forename Jerolim.
JEZIERSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Jezioro, Jeziory, Jeziora, or Jezierzyce, all places named with jezioro meaning "lake".
JORDANOV Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Jordan" in Macedonian, while it is also a Bulgarian variant transcription of Yordanov.
JOSIPOVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Josip" in Croatian.... [more]
JOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
JOVIČIĆ Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
JOZIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jozo".
JURCZAK Polish
From a pet form of the personal name Jurek.
JURIŠIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jure".
JUSTIN French, English, Slovene
From a medieval personal name, Latin Justinus, a derivative of Justus.
JUSUFI Albanian, Macedonian
Derived from the given name Jusuf.
JUSUFOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Jusuf" in Bosnian.
KABACIŃSKI Polish
The surname Kabaciński is a habitational name for someone from a place called Kabaty, in Warszawa voivodeship. It is also a derivative of the nickname Kabat.
KACZANOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Kaczanów or Kaczanowo, named with Polish kaczan meaning "cob".
KACZMAREK Polish
From the word karczma meaning "inn", this would have designated someone who worked in an inn or their relatives.
KACZOR Polish
From the Polish word kaczor, meaning "duck".
KADZIEL Polish
Given by female royal for safe escort
KĄKOL Polish
Means "corncockle".
KALASHNIK Ukrainian
Means "Maker of Kalaches" kalach is a type of bread.
KALE Croatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kale, meaning "castle, fortress".
KALEB Croatian
Possibly rom the name Caleb.... [more]
KALEV Russian
Russian, from the elements Kal and -ev ("of"), therefore meaning "of Kal." Kal may be a shortened element of a Russian given name or place name.
KALINIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
KALINSKA Polish
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KAMENEV Russian
Russian spelling of surname Kamanov
KAMENOV Bulgarian
Means "son of Kamen".
KAMIŃSKA Polish
Feminine form of Kamiński.
KAPETANOVIĆ Croatian, Bosnian
Occupational surname derived from kapetan meaning "captain".
KAPUŚCIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Kapuścin or Kapuścino, placed named with kapusta meaning "cabbage".
KAPUSTIN Russian
From kapusta, meaning "cabbage".
KARAĐORĐEVIĆ Serbian
Derived from the nickname Karađorđe.
KARBOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Karbowo in Torun voivodeship, a place so named from Polish karbowy "overseer (of farm laborers)", from karbowac "to make notches", i.e. to keep records.
KARCZEWSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from Karczew, named with Polish karcz ‘stump’.
KARÉLIN Russian
Altered spelling of Russian Karélin, ethnic name for someone from Karelia (see Karjala).
KARI Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
KARLA Czech
Karla, from English - carla
KARLIN Polish
Polish habitational name from a village in Poland.
KARPOV Russian
Means "son of Karp".
KASIMOV Russian
From the city of Kasimov, located in Ryazan district, Russia.
KASPAROV Russian
Means "son of Kaspar". Most famously used Garry Kasparov, a Russian chess Grandmaster.
KASPER German, Czech
From the given name Kasper.
KASPEROVICH Belarusian
The last name taken literally is Kasper's son with -vich being a common patronymic suffix in Belarus and other slavic countries. The Kasper likey refers to an unknown Kasper in the family. However some stories tie the name to one of the wise men who visited Jesus after his birth - not named in the Bible but later referred to as Gaspar or Caspar/Kaspar in Eastern European traditions.
KASTELIC Slovene
Means "from a castle".
KATALINIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Katalin" in Croatian.
KATZMAN Slavic
Slavic form of Katz. Means "high priest, king."
KAZACOV Russian
Variant spelling of Kazakov.
KAZAK Russian
Unisex Russian surname, meaning the word "Cossack"
KAZAKOV Russian
Means "son of the Cossack" from Russian казак (kazak) "Cossack".
KAZAN Ukrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
KAZANOV Russian
Means "of Kazan", either referring to the city of Kazan in Tatarstan, Russia, or from a given name. The name is most likely of Turkic origin, possibly from Bulgar qazan meaning "cauldron, pot", which would have been used to denote someone who made pots.
KAZIMIROV Russian
Means "son of Kazimir".
KAŹMIERCZAK Polish
Patronymic derived from the given name Kazimierz.
KELAVA Croatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kel, meaning "bald".... [more]
KHIL Russian
Russian spelling of Hill. A notable bearer was Russian baritone singer Eduard Khil (1934-2012).
KHLEBNIKOV Russian
This surname means a baker who makes bread.
KHOLODOV Russian
Derived from Russian холод (kholod) meaning "cold".
KHRUSHCHEV Russian
Derived from Russian хрущ (khrushch) meaning "cockchafer" or "May beetle".
KIEL Polish
Polish from kiel ‘tooth’, ‘fang’, hence a nickname for someone with bad or protruding teeth.
KILIAN German, Dutch, Polish, Czech
from the Irish personal name Cillín (see Killeen).
KISHKA Ukrainian
Means "Cat" in Ukrainian.
KLANAC Croatian
Means ''gorge, ravine, narrow pass''.
KLARIĆ Croatian, Slovene
From the given name KLARA
KLEMENČIČ Slovene
Means "son of Klemen".
KLIMASZEWSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from Klimaszewnica or Klimasze in Łomża voivodeship, so called from the personal name Klimasz, a pet form of Klemens
KLIMENTOV Russian
Means "son of KLIMENT."
KMET Slovenian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak
Slovenian, Serbian, Croatian, and Slovak status name for a type of peasant. In Slovenia this denoted a peasant who had his own landed property. In Serbia and elsewhere it was a status name for a feudal peasant farmer who cultivated the land of his lord instead of paying rent or doing military service... [more]
KNAVS Slovene
Slovenian form of Knaus, this was the maiden name of Donald Trump's wife, and current First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump.
KOČÍ Czech
Kočí means "driver".
KOCIOŁEK Polish
It literally means "small kettle".
KOCUR Ukrainian
means "tom cat" or "male cat"
KOJADINOVIĆ Serbian
Derived from the forename Kojadin.
KOJANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the forename Koja.
KOJIĆ Serbian
Derived from the forename Koja.
KOJOVIĆ Serbian
Derived from the forename Koja.
KOKOSZKA Polish
Nickname for a fussy or broody person, from kokoszka "laying hen".
KOKOTOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
From the Slavic word kokot meaning "rooster, cock".
KOŁAKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Kołaków.
KOLARAC Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLAREC Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLAREK Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLARIĆ Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLARIN Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLESAR Czech (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare), German (Austrian, Modern, Rare)
Means either 'wheelwright' or 'coleminer' depending on the region.
KOLESNIKOV Russian
Means "son of the wheelwright" from Russian колесо (koleso) "wheel".
KOLO Polish
A Polish surname for someone who was born in the area of Koło, Wielkopolskie, Poland
KOŁODZIEJCZAK Polish
From the Polish word kołodziej meaning ''wheelwright''.
KONČAR Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Derived from konac meaning ''thread'', ''string''.
KONDA Slovene
Pet form of the personal name Kondrad
KONEČNÝ Czech, Slovak
From Czech and Slovak konečný meaning ''final, last, finite''. Perhaps a nickname for the youngest son of a family, a topographic name for someone who lived at the end of a settlement, or a nickname for someone who brought something to a conclusion.
KONIECPOLSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish town of Koniecpol.
KONOPÁSEK Czech
From konopa meaning "hemp", probably an occupational name for a rope maker.
KOPKO Polish, Ukrainian
Kopeck is a reduced pet form of the personal name Prokop.... [more]
KOPŘIVA Czech
Means "nettle".
KOPRIVA Slovak
Means "nettle".
KOPRIVICA Serbian, Croatian
A diminutive of kopriva meaning ''nettle''.
KORALEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Koralewo in Ciechanów voivodeship.
KORBEL Czech
Occupational name for a maker of drinking vessels, from korbel "tankard".
KOREN Slovene, Hebrew
Koren is a surname which has multiple origins. Koren may be a variant of the German occupational surname Korn, meaning a dealer in grain. Alternatively, it may be a variant of the Greek female name Kora... [more]
KOROLIUK Ukrainian
Based on the root word "король" (Korol), meaning "King"
KOROLYOV Russian
Derived from Russian король (korol) meaning "king".
KORUS Czech, Polish
Derived from the given name Kornel.
KOS Croatian, Slovene, Serbian
Means "blackbird".
KOSHKOV Russian (Rare)
Possibly from Russian кошка (koshka) "cat".
KOŠIR Slovene
From the Slavic word koš meaning "basket". It originally indicated a person who made or sold baskets.
KOSTADINOVIĆ Serbian
Derived from the given name Kostadin (see Constantine).
KOSTADINOVSKI Macedonian
Son of Kostadin. Kostadin is an Eastern Orthodox name common in Macedonia and Bulgaria.
KOSTIUK Polish
Patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Konstanty
KOSTOVSKI Macedonian
Means "son of Kosta".
KOSTRA Czech, Slovak
Unusual surname found in Slovakia and the Czech Republic meaning "skeleton" from the word kostra, ultimately from the word kost meaning "bone". In Czech in particular, kostra refers only to the biological meaning of "skeleton" - a skeleton as an independent entity is known as a kostlivec.
KOT Polish, Slovak, Czech, Belorussian, Jewish, German
From a personal name or nickname based on Slavic kot "tom cat".