Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
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MATKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Matko''.
MATOŠ Croatian
Means "son of Mato".
MATOŠEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Mato".
MATOVIC Montenegrin, Serbian
Patronymic last name - descendants of Mato. Originally from Kotor, Montenegro.
MATOVSKI Macedonian
Means "son of Mato".
MATSKEVICH Belarusian
From the given name Maciek, a variant of Maciej, which is the Polish variant of Matthias.
MATSUPA Ukrainian (Anglicized, ?)
Ukrainian; although may also have found in other forms in other countries such as Galicia (Western Ukraine), Poland and Hungary; due to the changing borders and occupation of land at various points in history.
MATTA Slovak
Derived from the personal name MATÚŠ.
MATUSIAK Polish
Derived from "Son of Matus (Matthew)."
MATVEYEV Russian
Variant transcription of MATVEEV.
MAUK Czech, Russian
The word Mauk is the Eastern European meaning for night. In the early ages a small group of people in the area now known to be in or around Russia and the czech republic founded this word and made it their name... [more]
MAUTASCH Czech
SUDOMERICE, TABOR DISTRICT, BOHEMIA 1880
MAXIMOFF Russian
Variant transcription of Maksimov.
MAXIMOV Russian
Variant transcription of Maksimov.
MAXIMOVA Russian
Variant transcription of Maksimova.
MAXIMOVICH Russian
Means "son of Maxim".
MAYR Czech
Variant of Meyer.
MAZÁČ Czech, Slovak
From workers on a buildings, who were gluing bricks to each other
MAZUR Polish
From an old name for an inhabitant of Mazowsze region in Poland.
MEDO Croatian
Derived from medo meaning ''bear''.
MEDVEDEV Russian
From Russian медведь (medved') meaning "bear".
MEDVEDEVA Russian
Feminine form of Medvedev.
MELNIKOV Russian
Patronymic from Russian мельник (melnik) meaning "miller"
MENDELEEV Russian
Possibly means "son of Mendeley". Most famously used by Russian chemist Dimitri Mendeleev.
MENDELEYEV Russian
Variant transcription of Mendeleev.
MICHALCZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Michalczew.
MICHÁLEK Czech
Michálek is pet form of Michal.
MICHALOWSKI Polish
Habitational name from a place called Michalowice.
MICHALSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Michale in Bydgoszcz voivodeship, or Michaly in Plock voivodeship; patronymic from personal name Michal.
MIGA Polish
Nickname from a derivative migac ‘to twinkle or wink’.
MIHALJEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Mihael".
MIHOK Russian (Russian, Rare)
Unknown origin of this last name many say its either Russian, German,Czeck or Slovak not sure exactly where they originated from but Some say Russia Mostly
MIKA Polish
A shortened form of the Polish version of MICHAELSON, which became a family name earlier on.
MIKA Hungarian, Polish
Comes from a pet form of a central and eastern European personal name equivalent to Nicholas
MIKHAILENKO Russian
Russian spelling of Mykhaylenko.
MIKHAYLENKO Russian
Variant of Mikhailenko.
MIKHAYLOV Russian
Variant transcription of Mikhailov.
MIKOLAJCZYK Polish
From the personal name Mikołaj meaning "son of Mikołaj".
MIKOS Polish, Hungarian, Greek
From a derivative of a personal name equivalent to Nicholas: Polish Mikolaj, Slovenian Miklavž, or Hungarian Miklós.... [more]
MIKULENCAK Czech
There are many versions Mikulenka, Mikulas, Mikul,
MIKULIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of Mikula''.
MILENKOV Bulgarian
Means "son of Milenko".
MILENKOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of Milenko".
MILETIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Mile''.
MILIČ Slovene
Variant of Milić.
MILINA Croatian, Serbian
passed down from generations
MINAEV Russian
Means "son of Minas".
MINAYEV Russian
Variant transcription of Minaev.
MINCHEV Bulgarian
Means "son of Mincho".
MIODOWNIK Polish, Jewish
The literal translation is "honey cake", from the Polish word/root surname miod, meaning "honey." An occupational surname to those in the honey business, mainly beekeepers and bakers.... [more]
MIRONOV Russian
Means "son of Miron (1)" in Russian.
MISIEWICZ Polish
Patronymic from Mis.
MITA Polish
From a pet form of the personal name Dymitr
MITAG Croatian
From german Mittag, redacted during WWII.
MITREVSKI Macedonian
Means "son of Mitre".
MJEŠICY Sorbian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Upper Sorbian municipality of Bukecy.
MLADENOV Bulgarian
Means "son of Mladen".
MLADENOVSKA Macedonian
Feminine counterpart of Mladenovski.
MLINARIĆ Croatian
Means "son of a miller".
MŁODYCHOWIAK Polish
Habitational name for somebody who comes from the district of Młodych in Poland.
MODRIĆ Croatian
Famous bearer of this surname is Croatian footballer Luka Modrić.
MODZELEWSKI Polish, Jewish
Habitational name for someone from places in Poland called Modzel or Modzele, from modzel meaning "hard place", "callus".
MOHORKO Slovene
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
MOLCHAN Russian, Ukrainian
From the Russian word молчан meaning "silent" it was often used as a nickname for someone who was soft-spoken and as a given name following Baptism
MOLESKI Polish
A variation of Molski, originated from the many places in Poland called "Mole".
MOLOTOV Russian
From Russian молот (molot) meaning "hammer", indicating someone who worked with hammers.
MORACZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages named Moraczewo.
MORÁVEK Czech, Slovak
Means "Moravian".
MOROZOV Russian
Derived from Russian мороз (moroz) meaning "frost".
MOSKVA Russian
Derived from the Russian word Москва meaning "Moscow".
MOST Polish, Jewish
Topographic name from Slavic most meaning "bridge", or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word.
MRÁZ Czech
Mráz means "frost".
MRÁZEK Czech
Means "little frost".
MROCZKOWSKI Polish
habitational name for someone from any of various places called Mroczkowa, Mroczków, or Mroczkowice, named with mroczek ‘bat’.
MRÓZ Polish
From a nickname for a white-haired man or alternatively for one of an icy and unsociable disposition, from Polish mróz "frost". Also can be from a short form of the personal name Ambroży
MROZIŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of several places called Mrozy.
MROZOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Mrozowo in Bydgoszcz voivodeship, or from any of several places called Mrozy.
MRTVÁ Czech
Means "Dead".
MRTVÝ Czech, Slovak
Mrtvý means "Dead".
MUCHA Polish, Slovak, Czech, Ukrainian
Nickname for an irritating person or someone considered of no importance, from mucha "fly".
MUMINOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Mumin".
MURAWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from placed called Murawa or Murawy, named with murawa meaning "lawn", "green".
MURGANOVIĆ Vlach
Means "son of Murgan".
MURKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Murkowo.
MUSHKET Russian, Ukrainian
Means "musket, matchlock" from Russian "mušket" - maybe a nickname of some bandit.
MUSIĆ Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
Patronymic from the personal name Musa, a pet form of the Biblical name Mojsije.
MUSIN Tatar, Bashkir, Russian, Kazakh
From the given name Musa.
MUSZYNSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Muszyna in Nowy Sacz voivodeship and elsewhere, named with mucha "fly" (see MUCHA).
MYASNIKOVICH Belarusian
Possibly means "son of Myasnik".
MYKHAILENKO Ukrainian
Variant of Mykhaylenko.
MYSHKIN Russian
Myshkin is the possessive case of the diminutive of the word 'mouse'.
MYSZKA Polish
Means 'mouse' in Polish.
NADEZHKIN Russian
Derived from Russian надежда (nadezhda) meaning "hope".
NADOLNY Polish, Jewish, Sorbian
Topographic name from Polish nadól, Sorbian nadol "downwards", denoting someone who lived lower down in a village on a slope, or on relatively low-lying ground.
NAIMAN Ukrainian, Jewish
Before Genghis Khan conquered the world, he conquered his neighbors, and his last great victory, in 1204, was over a tribe of Turkic Christians called the Naiman. (Some Naimans today are Christian but most are Jewish.)... [more]
NAPIERALA Polish
Nickname for an insistent person, from a derivative of napierac ‘advance’, ‘press’, ‘urge’.
NAPIERKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Napierki in Olsztyn voivodeship.
NAPORA Polish
Nickname for an interfering person, Polish napora, derivative of napierać meaning ‘to insist on somebody doing something’.
NAREWSKI Polish
Possibly derived from the name of the river Narew. Surname associated with the Wieniawa coat of arms which dates back as early as the XIV century.
NATA Russian
From the given name Nata.
NAVITSKI Belarusian
Belarusian form of Novitsky.
NAZAROV Russian
Means "son of Nazar" in Russian.
NAZAROVA Russian
Means "daughter of Nazar".
NAZIMOVA Russian, Literature
Notable users of the name includes the Russian silent screen star Alla Nazimova (1879-1945) and the heroine of the Russian novel 'Children of the Streets', Nadezhda Nazimova.
NEMIROV Russian, Hebrew, Ukrainian
Name derived from the city of Nemirov in Ukraine, The city was named after its founder, Prince Nemir.
NEMIROVSKY Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate of Nemirov
NESKY Polish
Many Polish immigrants' names were shortened to Nesky, such as Nosrazesky, Wolinsky-a wide variety of names that had the letter N somewhere within and ended in sky or ski became "Nesky." There are also non-Polish Neskys in the U.S.
NEVOLIN Russian
In the old days "Nilly", called the lack of freedom, obedience to the will of another. Such negative names were given then, that they defended the man and drove him from unhappiness.
NICKOWICZ Polish
Patronymic of the personal name Nicholas.
NIEDBAŁA Polish
Nickname from niedbały meaning "negligent", "careless", "untidy".
NIEWINSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Niewino in Białystok voivodeship.
NIEZABITOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Lesser Polish villages: Niezabitów or Niezabitów-Kolonia.
NIKITIN Russian
From the given name Nikita (1). This is the name of a Russian family of nobility.
NIKOLAIEV Russian
Means "son of NIKOLAY."
NIKOLAYEV Russian
Variant transcription of Nikolaev.
NISCHAN Sorbian
Germanized spelling of the Sorbian given name Nišan.
NOSDECHEVSKY Polish
Family name from ancestors who emigrated from Poland around 1900
NOVAKOVSKY Russian
Russian form of Nowakowski.
NOVIK Belarusian
Belarusian surname equivalent to the Russian surname Novikov.
NOVIKOV Russian
From the Russian term novik which is a teenage soldier in the military during the 16th-18th centuries.
NOVOSEL Croatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".
NOVOSELIĆ Croatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".... [more]
NOWAKOWSKI Polish
Polish surname meaning "new fellow".
NOWICKI Polish
Polish form of Novitsky.
OBERMOK Ukrainian
Obermok is most likely an anglicized form of the surname Oberemok.... [more]
OBLAK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from oblak "cloud".
OBOLENSKY Russian
Indicates familial origin within the village of Obolensk in the Kaluga Oblast, Russia. This was the name of a Russian aristocrat family of the Rurik Dynasty.
OBRADOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic from the personal name Obrad, a derivative of obradovati meaning "to give joy".
OBUĆA Bosnian
Derived from obuća meaning ''footwear'', denoting someone who made or sold footwear.
OJDANIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Means "son of Ojdan".
OKOCIMSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Okocim.
OLIYNYK Ukrainian
From the Ukrainian word олія meaning "Oil".
OLSZAŃSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Olszany or Olszanica, named with Polish olsza meaning "alder".
OMERBAŠIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Omer.
OMERBEGOVIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Omer and beg, a title of Turko-Mongol origin meaning ''chief'' or ''commander''.
OPALIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Opalenica, Nowy Tomyśl County.
ORLIKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Orlikowo in Łomża voivodeship.
ORUČ Bosnian
Derived from the Turkish Oruç.
ORZECHOWSKI Polish
Polish from Orzech meaning "hazelnut", someone who is living by a hazelnut tree or a nickname for someone with light brown hair.
OSMANAGIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Osman.
OSMANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means ''son of Osman''.
OSSOLIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Ossolin.
OTRADOVEC Czech
Habitational name for someone from any of four places in Bohemia called Otradov or Otradovice.
OŽANA Czech
Ožana - ožanka (Teucrium) - Osana - OSANNA, OSANKA (german) - HOSANA (hebrew)... [more]
OZEROV Russian
From the Russian word озеро (ozero) which means "lake".
PACYNA Polish
Unflattering nickname from paczyna meaning "clod", "brickbat", or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a boatman, from the same word in the sense meaning "oar", "rudder".
PAGÁC Slovak
Nickname from pagáč meaning "clown", "buffoon".
PAJĄKOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Pająków.
PALUCHOWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Paluchów.
PANAIOTIEVICH Russian (Rare)
Means "Son of Panagiotis" in Russian
PANCHENKO Ukrainian (Modern)
It is a common Ukrainian surname meaning "Fisher".
PANIĆ Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal names Pane, Pano, Panteleon or Pankracij.
PANOSOVICH Russian
Means "Son of Panos" in Russian
PASINSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Paszyn in Nowy Sacz voivodeship; also a pet form of Paweł.
PATRUSHEV Russian
Patronymic derived from a Russian diminutive of Patricius. This is borne by Russian political and security figure Nikolai Patrushev (1951-), former director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).
PAUELL Russian
Russian translation of the surname of Powell
PÁVEK Czech
Diminutive of páv "peacock", hence a nickname for a pretentious or ostentatious person.
PAVEL Slovak
Comes from the personal name Pavel.
PAVELEC Czech
Pavelec is short form of name Pavel.
PAVELKA Czech
Derived from the given name Pavel. A famosu bearer is Jake Pavelka.
PAVIČIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Pavao".
PAVLIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Pavle".
PAVLÍK Czech, Slovak
From a pet form of Pavel. Ukrainian from a pet form of the personal name Pavlo, Ukrainian equivalent of Paul.
PAVLISKO Slovak
Rusyn patronym based on Pavel
PAVLOFF Russian, Bulgarian
Anglicized variant form of Pavlov.
PAVLOVA Russian
Feminine form of Pavlov. A famous bearer was the Russian prima ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931).
PAWŁOWSKI Polish
Derived from the given name PAWEŁ.
PECHANEC Czech
Pronounced /Pe-khan-nets/... [more]
PEJIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Pejo".
PEJOVIĆ Serbian (Russified, Modern)
Pejović is a Serbian surname. Mainly used in serbia. But also used in Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Macedonia
PEKAREV Russian
Russian variation of the surname "Baker"
PELKA Polish
Reduced pet form of the given name ŚWIĘTOPEŁK.
PEPIN Russian
Means "son of Pepa".
PERIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the short form of Petar, Pero.
PETÁK Czech
Derivative of the personal name Petr, Czech form of Peter.