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.
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
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".
MUCHNIK Russian, Jewish
Jewish name, from the Russian, meaning "flour merchant".
MUDRY Slavic
Meaning "wise".
MUJIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of MUJO".
MUJOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of mujo"
MUKHIN Russian
From Russian муха (mukha) meaning "fly".
MUMINOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of MUMIN".
MURAWSKI Polish
Name for someone from placed called Murawa or Murawy, both derived from Polish murawa meaning "lawn, green, sward".
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.
MUSLIMOV Russian, Muslim
Means "son of MUSLIM".
MUSTAFIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of MUSTAFA".
MUSZYNSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from places called Muszyna in Nowy Sacz voivodeship and elsewhere, named with mucha "fly" (see MUCHA).
MUZHIKOV Russian
From Russian мужик (muzhik) referring to a peasant from the Tsarist era.
MUZYKA Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived either from Belarusian музыка (muzyka) or Ukrainian музика (muzyka), both possibly derived from German Musiker meaning "musician".
MYASNIKOVICH Belarusian
Possibly means "son of Myasnik".
MYKYTYN Ukrainian
Means "son of MYKYTA".
MYSHENOV Russian
The first part of the name, mysh actually means mouse!
MYSHKIN Russian
Myshkin is the possessive case of the diminutive of the word 'mouse'.
MYSZKA Polish
Means 'mouse' in Polish.
NAĐ Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian variant of NAGY.
NADEZHKIN Russian
Derived from Russian надежда (nadezhda) meaning "hope".
NADEZHKINA Russian
Feminine counterpart of NADEZHKIN.
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.
NADYOZHKIN Russian
Derived from Russian надёжа (nadyozha) meaning "hope".
NAGÓRNY Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
Place name for someone from multiple cites of Russia named Nagornoye and Nagorny, itself derived from the The prefix Nagorno- that derives from the Russian attributive adjective nagorny (нагорный), which means "highland".
NAGOY Russian
Derived from Russian нагой (nagoy) meaning "nude, naked, bare".
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]
NAOUMOVA Russian, Bulgarian
Feminine counterpart of NAOUMOV.
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.
NARYSHKIN Russian
Russian surname of unclear, possibly Crimean Tatar origin. One of the most famous bearers is Natalya Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia and mother of Tsar Peter I of Russia.
NATA Russian
From the given name NATA.
NAUMOVA Russian, Bulgarian
Feminine form of NAUMOV.
NAVITSKI Belarusian
Belarusian cognate of NOWICKI.
NAZARENKO Ukrainian
From the given name NAZAR.
NAZAROV Russian
Means "son of NAZAR".
NAZAROVA Russian
Feminine form of NAZAROV.
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.
NEIZVESTNY Russian
Derived from Russian неизвестный (neizvestny) meaning "unknown" or "stranger".
NEMANIČ Slovene (Modern, Archaic)
Derived from the Serbian surname Nemanja, as related to the Medieval Nemanjič Dynasty, just as the given name NEMANJA is.
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
NESHCHADIM Russian
Derived from Russian нещадный (neshchadny) meaning "merciless".
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.
NIKASHIN Russian
Derived from a diminutive form NIKASHA of various Russian given names.
NIKIFOROV Russian
Means "son of NIKIFOR".
NIKITIN Russian
From the given name NIKITA (1).
NIKITINA Russian
Feminine form of NIKITIN.
NIKITOV Russian
Means "son of NIKITA".
NIKOLAIEV Russian
Means "son of NIKOLAY."
NIKOLAYEV Russian
Variant transcription of NIKOLAEV.
NIKONOV Russian
Patronymic from the given name Nikon.
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.
NOVIKAŬ Belarusian
Derived from Belarusian новік (novik) meaning "neophyte, novice, newbie".
NOVIKOFF Jewish, Belarusian
habitational name from the Belorussian village of Noviki.
NOVOSEL Croatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".
NOVOSELEC 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]
NOVOSELTSEVA Russian
Feminine counterpart of NOVOSELTSEV.
NOWAKOWSKI Polish
Name for someone from a place called Nowakowa or Nowakowo, derived from Slavic novy meaning "new".
NOWICKI Polish
Habitational name for a person from any of the several locations in Poland called Nowice. The name is derived from Polish nowy meaning "new".
NUREYEVA Russian, Tatar, Bashkir
Feminine variant of Nureyev.
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.
OGISHIN Russian, Ukrainian
Variant of Ageyev (Агеев), derived from Ukrainian given name Ogiy (Огiй)
OGISHINA Russian, Ukrainian
Feminine form of Ogishin (Огишин)
OGIYENKO Russian, Ukrainian
Variant of Ageyev (Агеев), derived from Ukrainian given name Ogiy (Огiй)
OGORODNIKOV Russian
From Russian огородник (ogorodnik) meaning "truck farmer, market gardener".
OGORODNIKOVA Russian
Feminine spelling of OGORODNIKOV.
OJDANIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Means "son of OJDAN".
OKOCIMSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Okocim.
OKSYONOV Russian
Variant of AKSYONOV (Аксёнов)
OKSYONOVA Russian
Feminine form of OKSYONOV (Оксёнов)
OKTYABRSKY Russian
Meaning "October" in Russian, it often refers the October Revolution of November 1917, a coup led by Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) and the Bolshevik Party.
OLSZAŃSKI Polish
Name for someone from a place called Olszany or Olszanica, both derived from Polish olsza meaning "alder".
OMELCHUK Russian
This name migrates from Russia/Belarus and has also been found in the Island of Cyprus. The name could be attributed to the surname 'Damon' disapearing as there was a 'Damon' family in the 1600's with locations unknown... [more]
OMERBAŠIĆ Bosnian
Derived from OMER.
OMERBEGOVIĆ Bosnian
Derived from OMER and beg, a title of Turko-Mongol origin meaning ''chief'' or ''commander''.
OMEROVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of OMER".
OPALIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Greater Polish town of Opalenica, Nowy Tomyśl County.
ORAHOVAC Montenegrin
Derived from orah (орах), meaning "walnut".
ORFANOV Russian
Derived from Greek ὀρφανός (orphanos) meaning "orphan".
ORLIKOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Orlikowo in Łomża voivodeship.
ORLOVA Russian
Feminine spelling of ORLOV.
ORŁOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Orłów, Orłowo or Orły, all derived from Polish orzeł meaning "eagle".
ORUČ Bosnian
Derived from the Turkish ORUÇ.
ORYSCHAK Ukrainian
Refers to someone from the village of Oryshkivsti in Ternopil Oblast in present-day Western Ukraine.
ORZECHOWSKI Polish
Polish from Orzech meaning "hazelnut", someone who is living by a hazelnut tree or a nickname for someone with light brown hair.
OSIPOV Russian
Means "son of OSIP".
OSMANAGIĆ Bosnian
Derived from OSMAN.
OSMANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means ''son of OSMAN''.
OSSOLIŃSKI Polish
This indicates familial origin within the Lesser Polish village of Ossolin.
OSTAPENKO Ukrainian
From the given name OSTAP.
OSTOJIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of OSTOJA".
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]
OZAROVSKAYA Russian
Feminine form of Ozarovsky (Озаровский)
OZAROVSKY Russian
Variant of Azarov (Азаров)
OZEROV Russian
From Russian озеро (ozero) meaning "lake".
PAČARIZ Bosnian
Derived from Turkish "paçariz" meaning "damage, difficulty, or mess" ... [more]
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.
PALIAK Belarusian
Derived from Belarusian паляк (paliak) meaning "Pole, Polish".
PALIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from paliti, meaning "to fire" or "to set on fire".
PALJEVIĆ Montenegrin, Croatian
Derived from paliti (палити), meaning "to burn, to set of fire".
PALLAS German, Polish (Germanized)
Nickname for a small man, from Slavic palac 'thumb'.
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".
PANIBUDLASKA Ukrainian, Russian (Rare)
From the Cossack nickname, derived from the Ukrainian vocative phrase пані, будь ласка! (pani, bud laska!) meaning "Lady, please!".
PANIĆ Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal names PANE, Pano, Panteleon or PANKRACIJ.
PANKIEWICZ Polish
From the nickname Panek, a diminutive of Panas, itself a form of the given name ATANAZY.
PANKRATOV Russian
Means "son of PANKRATIY".
PANOSOVICH Russian
Means "Son of PANOS" in Russian
PAŠALIĆ Bosnian, Croatian
Derived from paša, meaning "Pasha", which was a high rank in the Ottoman political and military system.
PASINSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place called Paszyn in Nowy Sacz voivodeship; also a pet form of PAWEŁ.
PASTUKHOV Russian
Derived from Russian пастух (pastukh) meaning "shepherd".
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.
PAVELIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of PAVEL".
PAVELKA Czech
Derived from the given name Pavel. A famosu bearer is Jake Pavelka.
PAVIĆEVIĆ Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of PAVAO".
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).
PAVLOVSKAYA Russian
Feminine counterpart of PAVLOVSKY.
PAWŁOWSKI Polish
Habitational name for someone from a place named Pawłowo, derived from the given name PAWEŁ.
PCHOLKIN Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian variant of PCHYOLKIN.
PCHYOLKIN Russian
Derived from Russian пчёлка (pchyolka), a diminutive of пчела (pchela) meaning "bee". The founder of the surname may have been a beekeeper.
PČOLKIN Belarusian
Belarusian Latin spelling of PCHOLKIN.
PEĆANAC Serbian
Habitational name for someone from the village of Peći, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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".
PERA Croatian
Derived from PERO. Also means "feathers".
PERIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the short form of PETAR, PERO.
PERIČIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of PERICA".
PEROVIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of PERO".
PERUNIČIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of PERUN". Perun was the Slavic god of lightning.
PERUŠKO Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Peruški, Croatia.
PERVAK Ukrainian, Russian
Derived either from Russian первый (pervy) meaning "first" or directly from colloquial Ukrainian первак (pervak) meaning "firstborn".
PESKA Czech
From a pet form of the personal name Pešek
PETÁK Czech
Derivative of the personal name PETR, Czech form of PETER.
PETEK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from petek "Friday".
PETKEVICH Russian
Russian form of PIATKIEVIČ.
PETKOV Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means “son of PETKO” in Bulgarian and Macedonian.
PETRANOV Bulgarian
From Greek petros meaning "rock" or "stone".