Slovak Submitted Surnames

Slovak names are used in the country of Slovakia in central Europe. See also about Czech and Slovak names.
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ADAMECCzech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
BARANCzech, Slovak
Baran means "wether" in Czech (Moravian) and Slovak.
BARÁNEKCzech, Slovak
Baránek means "small wether" in Czech (Moravian) and Slovak.
BARTEKPolish, Czech, Slovak, German
Polish, Czech, Slovak, and eastern German: from a pet form of a vernacular form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (Czech Bartoloměj, Polish Bartłomiej, German Bartolomäus)
BASISTAPolish, Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a double-bass player.
BIELPolish, Czech, Slovak
Nickname for a white- or fair-haired person, from Polish biel, Old Czech bielý, Slovak biely "white".
This name is a last name in the Slovak region.
BOMBAPortuguese, Spanish, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak
From bomba "bomb", (Latin bombus), hence probably a nickname for someone with an explosive temperament, or a metonymic occupational name for an artilleryman.
Derives from the word name derives from cuda meaning "miracle".
DAMIANFrench, Spanish, Italian, Czech, Slovak, Polish
From the medieval personal name Damian, Greek Damianos (from damazein "to subdue"). St. Damian was an early Christian saint martyred in Cilicia in ad 303 under the emperor Domitian, together with his brother Cosmas... [more]
DOMANCzech, Slovak, Polish
Derivative of the personal name Tomas, or Slavic, Polish name formed with 'doma' meaning home or domestic such as Domasław or Domarad, also shortened from the surname Domański.
Very old word for oak
DUCHSlovak, Czech
Means "ghost" in Slovak.
ELIÁŠCzech, Slovak
Eliáš is Czech and Slovak form of Hebrew name Elijah.
FEDORCHAKCzech, Slovak
Ukrainian and Slovak from a pet form of the personal name Fedor.
FILOSlovak, Greek
Filo is a Slovak pet form of the personal name FILIP.... [more]
FIŠERCzech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak and Slovene form of FISCHER.
Sugar Beet Farmer.
FURMANPolish, 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]
Heringh, no history known, people having these surnames in Slovakia belong to the same family, very untypical for this region - Slovakia in the middle of Europe.
HRDINACzech, Slovak
Hrdina is a Czech and Slovak surname meaning "hero". Two notable bearers are Jan Hrdina, and Jiří Hrdina, both are ice hockey players.
HUDECCzech, Slovak
Occupational name for a fiddler, hudec, a derivative of housti meaning "to play the fiddle".
Comes from a pet form of the name Jan.
From a derivative of the personal name Jánoš.
JAROŠCzech, 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).
JENDREGerman (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]
KMETSlovenian, 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]
KONEČNÝCzech, 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.
Means "nettle".
KOSTRACzech, 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.
KOTPolish, Slovak, Czech, Belorussian, Jewish, German
From a personal name or nickname based on Slavic kot "tom cat".
Comes from a pet form of Kováč, 'smith'.
KOZAKPolish, Czech, Slovak, Sorbian, Ukrainian
Ethnic name for a Cossack, a member of a people descended from a group of runaway serfs who set up a semi-independent military republic in Ukraine in the 15th and 16th centuries.
KRÁSNÝCzech, Slovak
Means "beautiful". Pronounced "KRAHS-nee".
Taken from the name of the mountain Kriváň, ultimately from kriv- meaning "bent, crooked".
KUBADutch, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish
From Kuba, a pet form of the personal name Jakub.
Surname used in the Investigation I am doing. Person's name is alledgly:... [more]
LÁNSKÁCzech, Slovak
She comes from Lány.
Footman/Lackey in history meant "servant"
Patronymic from the given name Lorencs or any other name relating to that.
MADERAPolish, Slovak, Hungarian
Ethnic name from an old word for a Hungarian (see Magyar).
Derived from the given name Matej.
Derived from the personal name MATÚŠ.
MAZÁČCzech, Slovak
From workers on a buildings, who were gluing bricks to each other
MORÁVEKCzech, Slovak
Means "Moravian".
MRTVÝCzech, Slovak
Mrtvý means "Dead".
MUCHAPolish, Slovak, Czech, Ukrainian
Nickname for an irritating person or someone considered of no importance, from mucha "fly".
Nickname from pagáč meaning "clown", "buffoon".
Comes from the personal name Pavel.
PAVLÍKCzech, Slovak
From a pet form of Pavel. Ukrainian from a pet form of the personal name Pavlo, Ukrainian equivalent of Paul.
Rusyn patronym based on Pavel
PLÁŇSKERCzech (Rare, Archaic), Slovak (Rare, Archaic), German (Rare, Archaic)
Originating from Bohemia, a region between The Czech Republic and Germany. The name means "forest clearing", Pláň: forest, sker: clearing. It is a very rare last name with only about 20 holders of it.
Poduska means pillow or soft cushion.
RAKPolish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Hungarian, Jewish
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Hungarian (Rák), and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic rak ‘crab’, ‘lobster’, or ‘crayfish’. This was applied as an occupational name for someone who caught and sold crayfish, crabs, or lobsters, or as a nickname to someone thought to resemble such a creature... [more]
The masculine form of "labourer" or "worker". Most famously used for Dr. Ivo Robotnik, the antagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series.
RYŠAVÝCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak last name meaning "red-haired".
Czech and Slovak form of the German surname Schmidt through the feminine suffix -ová.
SEJKORACzech, Slovak
Sejkora means titmouse in Czech.
Habitational name from Soták, an eastern Slovak region near Humenné.
ŠŤASTNÝCzech, Slovak
From the word, meaning "happy".
Possibly means 'son of Stefko', judging by the fact that Slavic suffixes such as '-ovich' and '-ovic' mean '(name)'s son'.
STRAKACzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak: Nickname from straka ‘magpie’, probably for a thievish or insolent person.... [more]
TABOREnglish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Jewish
English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’.... [more]
TICHÁCzech, Slovak
Means "silent".
Slovak I have a baptismal record of my great Grandfather I can send.
From the word, meaning "blunt, dull".
URBANEnglish, French, German, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Hungarian, Jewish
From a medieval personal name (Latin Urbanus meaning "city dweller", a derivative of urbs meaning "town", "city").
VÁCLAVÍKCzech, Slovak
Václavík is nickname for Slavic name Václav.
VAŠKOCzech, Slovak
Vaško is Moravian and Slovak pet form of name Václav.
VLKCzech, Slovak
Means "Wolf".
VOBORNÍKCzech, Slovak
Příjmení Voborník vzniklo dle svého bydliště, tedy z obory. Oborníky mívali naši předkové, byli to správcové nebo strážcové obor, lesní a hajní v oborách (slovo toto žije v příjmení Oborník, Voborník)... [more]
VOYTEKPolish, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian
Americanized spelling of the given names VOJTEK, VOJTECH, WOJTEK, all pet forms of the Polish given name WOJCIECH, or other Slavic cognates.
WOYTEKCzech, Slovak, Polish
Eastern European surname of unknown meaning. A variant of Vojtek.
Slovak form of ZAK.
ZELENÁCzech, Slovak
Means "green" in Czech and Slovak.
Means "iron man".
Žiak means "school boy" in Slovak