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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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".
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".
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]
DÁVID Hungarian, Slovak
From the given name DÁVID.
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.
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, 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.
HOSPOD Polish, Slovak
From the Proto-Slavic gospod, meaning "lord, or host." Variant of the Old Polish gospodzin, meaning "landlord." It also may be derived from the Slovak hospodár, meaning "farmer," denoting a farmer who owned and managed his own land as opposed to one who was bound to a manor by serfdom.
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".
Comes from a pet form of the name JAN.
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]
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]
KOCIS Slovak
Slovak derivative of Hungarian KOCSIS "Coachman".
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.
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".
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".
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.
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"
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).
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’.
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.
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 means pillow or soft cushion.
PUŠKÁR Slovak, Czech
Occupational name for a rifle maker.
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]
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".
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".
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.
VALENTÍN Spanish, Slovak
From the given name VALENTÍN.
VAŠKO Czech, Slovak
Vaško is Moravian and Slovak pet form of name Václav.
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]
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.
Means "iron man".
ŽIAK Slovak
Žiak means "school boy" in Slovak
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