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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADAMEC Czech, Slovak
From a pet form of the personal name Adam.
BARAN Czech, Slovak
Baran means "wether" in Czech (Moravian) and Slovak.
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.
BIEL Polish, Czech, Slovak
Nickname for a white- or fair-haired person, from Polish biel, Old Czech bielý, Slovak biely "white".
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.
CUDA Slovak
Derives from the word name derives from cuda meaning "miracle".
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]
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.
ELIÁŠ Czech, Slovak (?)
Derived from the given name Eliáš.
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.
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]
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.
HUDEC Czech, Slovak
Occupational name for a fiddler, hudec, a derivative of housti meaning "to play the fiddle".
JÁNOŠÍK Slovak
Comes from a pet form of the name Jan.
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). Also a Polish variant of Jarosz, derived from the same element (see Jarosław).
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]
KMET Slovenian, 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]
KONEČNÝ Czech, 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.
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, Belorussian, 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.
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.
LAICHTCHETSEV Slovak
Surname used in the Investigation I am doing. Person's name is alledgly:... [more]
LÁNSKÁ Czech, Slovak
She comes from Lány.
LOKAJ Slovak
Footman/Lackey in history meant "servant"
LORENCOVIČ Slovak
Patronymic from the given name Lorencs or any other name relating to that.
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
MORÁVEK Czech, Slovak
Means "Moravian".
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".
PAGÁC Slovak
Nickname from pagáč meaning "clown", "buffoon".
PAVEL Slovak
Comes from the personal name Pavel.
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
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.
RAK Polish, 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]
ROBOTNIK Slovak
The masculine form of "labourer" or "worker". Most famously used for Dr. Ivo Robotnik, the antagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series.
RYŠAVÝ Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak last name meaning "red-haired".
SCHMIDTOVÁ Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of the German surname Schmidt through the feminine suffix -ová.
SEJKORA Czech, Slovak
Sejkora means titmouse in Czech.
SOTAK Slovak
Habitational name from Soták, an eastern Slovak region near Humenné.
ŠŤASTNÝ Czech, Slovak
From the word, meaning "happy".
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]
TABOR English, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Jewish
English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’.... [more]
TICHÁ Czech, Slovak
Means "silent".
TÖGYÖRD Slovak
Slovak I have a baptismal record of my great Grandfather I can send.
TUPÝ Slovak
From the word, meaning "blunt, dull".
URBAN English, 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").
VÁCLAVÍK Czech, Slovak
Václavík is nickname for Slavic name Václav.
VAŠKO Czech, Slovak
Vaško is Moravian and Slovak pet form of name Václav.
VLK Czech, Slovak
Means "Wolf".
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.
ŽÁIK Slovak
Slovak form of ZAK.
ZELENÁ Czech, Slovak
Means "green" in Czech and Slovak.
ZELEZNIK Slovak
Means "iron man".
ŽIAK Slovak
Žiak means "school boy" in Slovak