Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
LYSKIN Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived either from Belarusian лысы (lysy) or Russian лысый (lysy) or Ukrainian лисий (lysyi) all meaning "bald, bald-headed, hairless".
LYTVYN Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of LITVIN.
MACHNICKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from Machnice in Wrocław voivodeship.
MACIEJEWSKI Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Maciejowa, Maciejów or Maciejowice, all derived from the given name MACIEJ.
MACIUPA Polish (Anglicized, ?)
Ukrainian/Polish (Historically Galicia/Western Ukraine/Austro-Hungary); although it is often seen spelt this Anglicized way; due to the changing land-borders and occupation of land throughout history, it has been spelt with a slightly different transliteration pronunciation in Cyrillic (phonetic sound in Cyrillic is 'ts' as opposed to 'ch').
MAĐAR Croatian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MADEJ Polish
Either a short form of the given name AMADEUSZ or a variant of MATEJ.
MADERA Polish, Slovak, Hungarian
Ethnic name from an old word for a Hungarian (see MAGYAR).
MADŽAR Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MAHER Croatian
Colloquial term for "master".
MAHMUTOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of MAHMUT".
MAIZLES Polish
A polish-jewish name with german origins.... [more]
MAJ Polish, Jewish
Surname adopted with reference to the month of May, Polish maj. Surnames referring to months were sometimes adopted by Jewish converts to Christianity, with reference to the month in which they were baptized or in which the surname was registered.
MAJERLE Slovene
Slovene surname Majerle, a variant of the Polish, Czech, and Slovak Majer, which was a status name for "steward, bailiff, tenant farmer, or village headman", from the German Meyer.
MAJSTOROVIĆ Serbo-Croatian (Rare)
Comes from word majstor meaning master.
MAKAROV Russian
Means "son of MAKAR".
MAKAROVA Russian
Feminine form of MAKAROV.
MAKKAR Polish
Polish and Ukrainian: from the personal name Makary (Polish), Makar (Ukrainian), vernacular forms of the Greek ecclesiastical name Makarios meaning ‘blessed’.
MAKOVOZA Baltic (Latinized, Rare), German (Latinized, Rare), Russian (Rare)
There is no history of the name just a family name I on't know if some people have it as a first name too.
MAKOWSKI Polish
Name for someone from any of various places called Maków, Makowa or Makowo, all derived from Polish mak meaning "poppy".
MAKSIMOVA Russian
Russian feminine form of MAKSIMOV.
MAKSIMOVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of MAKSIM".
MAKSYMOV Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MAKSIMOV, meaning "son of MAKSYM".
MAKSYMOVA Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine counterpart of MAKSYMOV.
MAŁACHOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Małachowo, Małachów, or Małachowice.
MALANOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Malanowo or Malanów.
MALASENCO Ukrainian
This surname is a moderately common Ukrainian name and was formed from the Hebrew name MALACHI. After 988 A.D., every Slav, having been baptized, would undergo a ceremony, conducted by a priest, to receive a Christian name... [more]
MALASHENKO Ukrainian
Patronymic derived from a Ukrainian form of Hebrew MALACHI.
MALAYA Russian, Ukrainian
From Russian малый (maliy) or Ukrainian малий (malyy) both meaning "small, little", used as a nickname for a small child or a person who was thin or short in stature. Alternately, it may have come from Tatar малай (malay) meaning "boy, son" or "apprentice".
MALCZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Malczewo in Poznań voivodeship, or Malczew in Radom voivodeship.
MALECKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Malki in the voivodeships of Ostroleka and Torun.
MALEŠEV Serbian (Rare)
It is believed that the name derives from the name of a mountain.
MALIN Serbian, Croatian (Rare)
From the Serbian word мали meaning "small".
MALINA Czech
Means "raspberry".
MALINOV Bulgarian, Russian
From Bulgarian and Russian малина (malina) meaning "raspberry", probably indicating a person who lived near a raspberry bush.
MALKOVICH Ukrainian
Possibly the Ukrainian version of MILOŠEVIĆ
MALYNOV Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MALINOV.
MANDIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of MANDA''.
MANDRISCH Polish, German
Upper Silesia
MANDŽUKIĆ Serbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Famous bearer of this last name is Mario Mandžukić who is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Juventus and the Croatia national team.
MÁNES Czech
Derived from MÁNEK, a pet form of EMANUEL.
MANTEY German, Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Manthei in Schwerin province. This name is also established in Poland.
MANUSCHKI Czech
Means ''Guider, Discipline, Adventurer''
MARCHUK Ukrainian
Possibly a patronymic derived from the given name MARKO.
MARCINIAK Polish
from the personal name MARCIN
MARCISZEWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Marcisze or Marciszów.
MARCIUŠ Croatian
Derived from the Roman name MARCIUS.
MAREVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MARO".
MARINAC Croatian
From marinac, meaning "marine".
MARINOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of MARIN''.
MARINUCHI Russian
Spelling variation oF "Marinucci"
MARKELL Dutch, German, Slovene (Anglicized)
Dutch and German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name MARKOLF, composed of the elements marc, merc ‘boundary’ + wolf ‘wolf’... [more]
MARKIN Russian
Means "son of MARK".
MARKOVINA Croatian
Derived from the forename MARKO.
MARKOVNIKOV Russian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of MARKOV.
MARTINČEVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, means son of MARTIN.
MARTINOVA Bulgarian
Means "daughter of MARTIN".
MARTINOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
It is formed by adding the patronymic suffix -ić and the possessive infix -ov- to the given name MARTIN.
MARTINOVICH Russian
Means "Son of MARTIN".
MARTOWICZ Polish
Derived from the given name MARTA
MARTYNENKO Ukrainian
Patronymic derived from the given name MARTYN.
MARTYNIUK Polish
Polish patronymic from the name Martyn
MARUŠIČ Slovene
Slovene form of MARUŠIĆ.
MASCH Polish
Possibly a rough translation of marsh, given to people who lived near marshes.
MAŠEK Czech
Derived from the given names Matěj, Matúš and Mattiáš.
MASHIN Russian
Matronymic surname derived from a diminutive MASHA of the Russian given name MARIYA.
MASLOV Russian, Jewish
Derived from Russian масло (maslo) meaning "butter", originally used as an occupational name for someone who worked as a dairyman or sold dairy products.
MASNICK Ukrainian
I believe it is Ukranian. I have been told it was spelled a little different and could be of Russian Jewish origin
MATEJKA Slovak
Derived from the given name MATEJ.
MATEK Croatian
From the given name MATEK.
MATIAS Filipino, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Czech (Americanized)
Spanish (Matías), Portuguese, and Dutch: from the personal name (see MATTHEW).... [more]
MATIJEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of MATIJA''.
MATKO Croatian
From the given name MATKO.
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.
MATZERATH Polish
This was used in The Tin Drum, a 1959 novel originally published as Die Blechtrommel in Germany, written by Günter Grass. The main character was Oskar Matzerath.
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]
MAUROVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MAURO".
MAUTASCH Czech
SUDOMERICE, TABOR DISTRICT, BOHEMIA 1880
MAXIMOFF Russian
Variant transcription of MAKSIMOV.
MAXIMOV Russian
Alternate 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.
MEDENICA Montenegrin
Derived from medenica, meaning "mead".
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
Meaning uncertain. A famous bearer was DIMITRI Mendeleev (1834-1907), a Russian chemist who developed an early model of the periodic table.
MENDELEYEV Russian
Variant transcription of MENDELEEV.
MESARIĆ Croatian
Derived from mesar, meaning "butcher".
MESAROŠ Serbian
Serbian variant of MÉSZÁROS, meaning "butcher".
MEŠTROVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the Croatian word meštar, a rare form of "master".
METLA Russian
Derived from Russian метла (metla) meaning "broom, besom".
MICHALCZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Masovian village of Michalczew.
MICHÁLEK Czech
Michálek is pet form of Michal.
MICHAŁOWSKI Polish
Name for someone from a place called Michałowice, derived from the given name MICHAŁ.
MICHALSKI Polish
Habitational name for a person from a village named Michale or Michały, both derived from the given name MICHAŁ.
MICKIEVIČ Belarusian
Belarusian Latin spelling of MITSKEVICH.
MICKIEWICZ Polish
Polish form of MITSKEVICH. A notable bearer is Adam Mickiewicz (1798-1855), the Polish poet of Belarusian origin.
MIGA Polish
Nickname from a derivative migac ‘to twinkle or wink’.
MIHALJEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of MIHAEL".
MIJOVIĆ Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of MIJO".
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.
MIKHAYLOV Russian
Variant transcription of MIKHAILOV.
MIKOŁAJCZYK Polish
Derived from the given name 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''.
MIKULIN Russian
Means "son of MIKULA".
MILAN Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From the given name MILAN, a derivative of names such as BOHUMIL and MILOSLAV, containing the Slavic elements mil or milu meaning ‘grace, favor, dear’.
MILANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MILAN".
MILASHIN Russian
Derived from a diminutive Milasha of various Russian given names.
MILENIN Russian
Matronymic surname derived from the Russian name MILENA.
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
MILUTINOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MILUTIN".
MINAEV Russian
Means "son of MINA".
MINAYEV Russian
Alternate 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]
MIOTKE Polish (Germanized)
Germanized form of Polish Miotka, a nickname derived from miotac 'to throw or toss'.
MIRKOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MIRKO".
MIRONOV Russian
Means "son of MIRON (1)".
MIŠIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MIŠO". Also, mišić (мишић) can be translated as "muscle".
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".
MITSKEVICH Belarusian, Russian
Derived either from a diminutive form MICEK of the Polish given name MIKOŁAJ or from a diminutive form MITSKA of Belarusian given names DZMITRY and ZMITSER or less likely from other names that begin with mi... [more]
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.
MLADIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from mlad/a (млад/а), meaning "young".
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
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Modzel or Modzele, both derived from Polish modzel meaning "callus".
MOHAČ Croatian
Croatian form of MOHÁCSI.
MOHORKO Slovene
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
MOISEYEV Russian
Means "son of MOISEY".
MOISEYEVA Russian
Feminine counterpart of MOISEYEV.
MOKH Russian
Derived from Russian мох (mokh) meaning "moss".
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.
MOLOTOVA Russian
Feminine counterpart of MOLOTOV.
MORAČA Serbian
Morača is a historical region in Montenegro.
MORACZEWSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Greater Polish villages named Moraczewo.
MORÁVEK Czech, Slovak
Means "Moravian".
MORI Slovene, Italian
Variant of MORO.
MOSKVA Russian
Derived from the Russian word Москва meaning "Moscow".
MOSLAVAC Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Moslavina, a region in Croatia.
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
Name for someone from any of various places called Mroczkowa, Mroczków or Mroczkowice, all derived from Polish mroczek meaning "house 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