Slovak Submitted Surnames

Slovak names are used in the country of Slovakia in central Europe. See also about Czech and Slovak names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ábel Hungarian, Slovak
From the given name Ábel.
Adamec Czech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
Bača Czech, Slovak
Meaning Shepherd
Baránek Czech, Slovak
Baránek means "small wether" in Czech (Moravian) and Slovak.
Bartek Polish, 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)
Basista Polish, Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a double-bass player.
Berginc Slovak
Original spelling of Slovene surname "Boreanaz".... [more]
Biel Polish, Czech, Slovak
Nickname for a white- or fair-haired person, from Polish biel, Old Czech bielý, Slovak biely "white".
Bohuslav Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian
From the given name Bohuslav.
Bolibruch Slovak
This name is a last name in the Slovak region.
Bomba Portuguese, 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.
Bošňáková f Czech, Slovak
Possibly denoting to "Bosniak" or "Bosnian"
Chrome Polish, Czech, Slovak
Chrome comes from the Polish word chromy, meaning "lame".
Cichy Polish, Slovak, Czech
Meaning "quiet" or "silent".
Cuda Slovak
Derives from the word name derives from cuda meaning "miracle".
Damián Spanish, Czech, Slovak (Rare)
From the given name Damián.
Damian French, 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]
Dano Slovak, Bulgarian
Derived from the given names Daniel, Jordan or Danail.
Dobrik Slovak
From youtuber David Dobrik (1996-)
Doman Czech, 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.
Dubec Slovak
Very old word for oak
Duch Slovak, Czech
Means "ghost" in Slovak.
Džomek Slovak (?)
Origin of the name is not known. Possibly came from Poland. In Slovakia in 1995 lived 15 people with this surname.
Eliáš Czech, Slovak (?)
Derived from the given name Eliáš.
Elko Slovak
Used in Dubrovka, Slovakia
Fedorchak Czech, Slovak
Ukrainian and Slovak from a pet form of the personal name Fedor.
Filo Slovak, Greek
Filo is a Slovak pet form of the personal name Filip.... [more]
Fišer Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak and Slovene form of Fischer.
Forster English (Anglicized), German, Jewish, Slovak
English: occupational and topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a forest (see Forrest). ... [more]
Fristensky Czech, Slovak
Sugar Beet Farmer.
Furman Polish, 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]
Gašpar Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Slovak
From the given name Gašpar.
Heringh Slovak
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.
Hrdina Czech, Slovak
Hrdina is a Czech and Slovak surname meaning "hero". Two notable bearers are Jan Hrdina, and Jiří Hrdina, both are ice hockey players.
Hucko Slovak
Hucko is from a diminutive of the occupational name Hudec meaning 'fiddler'.
Hudec Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a fiddler, hudec, a derivative of housti meaning "to play the fiddle".
Jakub Polish, Czech, Slovak
From the given name Jakub.
Janiš Sorbian, Czech, Slovak
Derived from a derivative of the given name Jan 1.
Jankaj Slovak
Jankaj is the name of my ancestors who lived in Snina, Slovakia. It is also spelled Janko
Jánošík Slovak
Comes from a pet form of the name Ján.
Janos̆ko Slovak
From a derivative of the personal name Jánoš.
Jaroš Czech, Slovak, Polish
Derived from names containing the name element jaro meaning "young" (see Jaroslav, Jaromír)... [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]
Juhasov Slovak
Hungarian (Juhász): occupational name for a shepherd from juh 'sheep' + the occupational suffix -ász.
Jurovský Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Jurowski.
Kaffka Hungarian, Romanian, Low German, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian
The Germanised Czech surname of a certain Margit. Means ‘Little Jackdaw’ in Czech. Its internationally better known diminutive is Kafka.
Kavka Slovak, Ukrainian, Czech
Yet another variant of Kafka and its pop culture equivalents Kefka and Cefca. Also like Kaffka, it simply means ‘Jackdaw’ in Slovak.
Kellner German, Dutch, Jewish, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, French
German, Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic) occupational or status name from the Middle Low German kelner, the Middle High German kelnære, the Middle Dutch kel(le)nare and the German kellner#, all meaning "cellarman"... [more]
Kerezman Slovak
Also Kerzman;... [more]
Kmet Slovene, 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]
Knefac Slovak (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Uncommon surname from Burgenland, easternmost Austria.
Kocis Slovak
Slovak derivative of Hungarian Kocsis "Coachman".
Kopriva Slovak
Means "nettle".
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, Belarusian, Jewish, German
From a personal name or nickname based on Slavic kot "tom cat".
Kováčik Slovak
Comes from a pet form of Kováč, 'smith'.
Kozak Polish, 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.
Krajčír Slovak, Czech
Means "tailor" in Slovak and Czech.
Krásný Czech, Slovak
Means "beautiful". Pronounced "KRAHS-nee".
Kriváň Slovak
Taken from the name of the mountain Kriváň, ultimately from kriv- meaning "bent, crooked".
Kuba Dutch, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish
From Kuba, a pet form of the personal name Jakub.
Kupka Czech, Polish, Ukrainian, Slovak, Sorbian, Jewish
Nickname or topographic name from the Polish, Ukrainian, Czech and Sorbian word kupka, a diminutive of kupa meaning "heap, pile", in Upper Sorbian also "lump".... [more]
Laichtchetsev Slovak
Surname used in the Investigation I am doing. Person's name is alledgly:... [more]
Lánská Czech, Slovak
She comes from Lány.
Lissy Czech (Americanized), Slovak (Americanized)
Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Lysý.
Lokaj Slovak
Footman/Lackey in history meant "servant"
Lorencovič Slovak
Patronymic from the given name Lorencs or any other name relating to that.
Lukáš Czech, Slovak
From the given name Lukáš.
Lysý Czech, Slovak
Derived from Czech and Slovak lysý "bald".
Madera Polish, Slovak, Hungarian
Ethnic name from an old word for a Hungarian (see Magyar).
Matejka Slovak
Derived from the given name Matej.
Matta Slovak
Derived from the personal name Matúš.
Mazáč Czech, Slovak
From workers on a buildings, who were gluing bricks to each other
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’.
Milkovič Slovak
Slovak form of Milković.
Morávek Czech, Slovak
Means "Moravian".
Mrtvý m Czech, Slovak
Mrtvý means "Dead".
Mucha Polish, Slovak, Czech, Ukrainian
Nickname for an irritating person or someone considered of no importance, from mucha "fly".
Pagác Slovak
Nickname from pagáč meaning "clown", "buffoon".
Pavel Slovak
Comes from the personal name Pavel.
Pavlisko Slovak
Rusyn patronym based on Pavel
Pláňsker Czech (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 Slovak
Poduska means pillow or soft cushion.
Polansky Czech, Slovak, Russian, Polish, Jewish
Unknown, but having multiple origins, possibly of Baltic, Scandinavian or Slavic descent.
Puškár Slovak, Czech
Occupational name for a rifle maker.
Radovan Slovak, Czech, Serbian, Croatian
From the given name Radovan.
Rak Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, 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]
Róbert Hungarian, Slovak
From the given name Róbert.
Robotnik Slovak
The masculine form of "labourer" or "worker". Most famously used for Dr. Ivo Robotnik, the antagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series.
Romansky Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian
In Czech and Slovak usage, it is a habitational name from Romanov, a village in central Bohemia. In Polish usage, it is a habitational name for someone from any of several places in Poland called Romany, named with the personal name Roman... [more]
Rubin French, German, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak
Metonymic occupational name for a jeweler, from Middle High German rubn Old French rubi Slovenian and Croatian rubin Czech and Slovak rubín "ruby"... [more]
Ryšavý Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak last name meaning "red-haired".
Schmidtová f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of the German surname Schmidt through the feminine suffix -ová.
Sejkora Czech, Slovak
Sejkora means titmouse in Czech.
Sklenár Slovak
The Slovak version of the Czech Sklenář. From the Slovak "sklo" meaning "glass".
Sotak Slovak
Habitational name from Soták, an eastern Slovak region near Humenné.
Stefkovic Slovak
Possibly means 'son of Stefko', judging by the fact that Slavic suffixes such as '-ovich' and '-ovic' mean '(name)'s son'.
Straka Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak: Nickname from straka ‘magpie’, probably for a thievish or insolent person.... [more]
Sušina Slovak
From Slovak and Czech word Sušina meaning "dry matter"
Tabor English, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Jewish
English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’.... [more]
Tkáč Slovak
From Slovak words Tkáč and Tkať meaning "A weaver" and "To weave" respectively.
Tögyörd Slovak
Slovak I have a baptismal record of my great Grandfather I can send.
Tomáš Czech, Slovak
From the given name Tomáš.
Tomko Slovak
From a pet form of the given name Tomáš.
Tupý Slovak
From the word, meaning "blunt, dull".
Urbansky Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Jewish
In Czech and Slovak usage, it is a habitational name for someone from a place called Urbanice. In Polish usage, it is a habitational name for someone from a place named with the personal name Urban.
Václavík Czech, Slovak
Václavík is nickname for Slavic name Václav.
Valentín Spanish, Slovak
From the given name Valentín.
Vlk Czech, Slovak
Means "wolf" in Czech and Slovak.
Voborník Czech, 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]
Vojtek Slovak
Derived from the given name Vojtech.
Voytek Polish, 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.
Woytek Czech, Slovak, Polish
Eastern European surname of unknown meaning. A variant of Vojtek.
Yankovic Slovene, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Polish
Americanized form of Janković, or perhaps Jankowicz.
Zachar Jewish, Hungarian, Russian, Slovak, Belarusian
Derived from the Hebrew word זָכַר (zakhar) meaning "to remember". As a surname it can also derive from the given name Zakhar (Zechariah) that shares this etymology.
Žáik Slovak
Slovak form of Zak.
Zelená f Czech, Slovak
Means "green" in Czech and Slovak.
Zeleznik Slovak
Means "iron man".
Žiak Slovak
Žiak means "school boy" in Slovak