Ukrainian Submitted Surnames

Ukrainian names are used in the country of Ukraine in eastern Europe.
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ADAMOVICHRussian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
AKSAMITPolish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Belarusian, Czech
Derived from Polish aksamit meaning "velvet".
ANDRELLYRussian, Ukrainian
The first occurrence that I found was of Mikhaila Orosvigovskago ANDRELLY, or ANDRELLA (author of religious literature, in the century XVI) .
ARCHAKIPolish, Ukrainian
Possibly means "lord" or "ruler" from Greek derivative archos.
BARNOItalian, Ukrainian, French, Ancient Aramaic, Russian
The surname Barno was first found in the north of Italy, especially in Tuscany. The name occasionally appears in the south, usually in forms which end in "o," but the northern forms ending in "i" are much more common... [more]
Means "of Bar", referring to the city of Bar in the Vínnitsya Oblast.
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.
maker of barrels
The origin of this name comes from Ukraine, the original name being Borisov.
BORTNICKUkrainian, Jewish
Occupational name for a beekeeper, Ukrainian bortnik.
BRAVERMANJewish, Ukrainian, Polish
A fairly common Jewish surname from Ukraine,Poland,and in some cases Russia.
BUBLIKUkrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From bublik, a bagel-like bread roll.
CHERNENKOUkrainian, Russian
From Ukrainian чорний (chorniy) or Russian черный (cherniy) both meaning "black".
This surname means 'black', from the Slavic root word cherno or charno.
From the given name DAVYD + the suffix enko.
DIMITRENKORussian, Ukrainian
From the given name Dimitry.
DZIUBAPolish, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Polish dziub or Ukrainian dzyuba. It is a nickname for a person with pock-marks on his or her face.
Patronymic from the personal name Filip.
GANUSRussian, Ukrainian
Possibly derived from Russian анис (anis) referring to the anise (Pimpinella anisum) plant or from the Turkish given name Gainislam itself from Arabic عَيْن (ʿayn) meaning "spring, source" combined with the name of the religion Islam.
From the given name Gerasim.
GOGOLUkrainian, Polish, Jewish
Means "Common goldeneye (a type of duck)" in Ukrainian. Possibly a name for a fowler. A famous bearer was Nikolai Gogol.
GUTNIKUkrainian, Russian, Yiddish
Yiddish surname meaning "glassworker" from Yiddish hute meaning "glassworks".
A fair someone. One who does a fair thing. Hill is which lives on a hill, other meanings of a fine hill, good for agriculture, hillfair as a fair hill.
Ukrainian form and equivalent of Gorbachev.
IVANKOCroatian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANOVARussian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Means "daughter of Ivan", the feminine form of Ivanov.
Means "Maker of Kalaches" kalach is a type of bread.
KAZANUkrainian, Belarusian, Jewish
From Turkish kazan meaning "kettle, boiler, furnace".
Means "Cat" in Ukrainian.
means "tom cat" or "male cat"
KOPKOPolish, Ukrainian
Kopeck is a reduced pet form of the personal name Prokop.... [more]
Based on the root word "король" (Korol), meaning "King"
KOVALENKOUkrainian, Russian
From Ukrainian and Russian коваль (koval') meaning "blacksmith, 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.
From the personal name Kurýlo, a Ukrainian form of the ancient Slavic name Kiril, from Greek Kyrillos, a derivative of kyrios ‘Lord.' This was the name of the saint and missionary of the Orthodox Church (826–869) who, together with his brother Methodios, brought Christianity to the Slavs... [more]
KUZMAUkrainian, Belarusian
From the personal name Kuzma, Greek Kosmas, a derivative of kosmos ‘universe’, ‘(ordered) arrangement’. St. Cosmas, martyred with his brother Damian in Cilicia in the early 4th century ad, came to be widely revered in the Eastern Church.
LITVINCHUKUkrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
LOKHVITSKIYUkrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the city of Lokhvytsia in Ukraine.
LUKASHENKOUkrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Means "son of Luka". A notable bearer is Alexander Lukashenko (1954–), the current president of Belarus.
From Ukrainian word lyakh - contemptuous word for "pole".
Ukrainian form of LITVIN.
MAKOWSKIJewish, Polish, Ukrainian
Habitational name for someone from any of various places called Maków, Makowa, or Makowo, all named from mak "poppy (seeds)".
This surname is a moderately common Ukrainian name and was formed from the Hebrew name MALACHI. After 988 A.D., every Slav, having been baptized, would undergo a ceremony, conducted by a priest, to receive a Christian name... [more]
This surname is a moderately common Ukrainian name and was formed from the Hebrew name MALACHI. After 988 A.D., every Slav, having been baptized, would undergo a ceremony, conducted by a priest, to receive a Christian name... [more]
Possibly the Ukrainian version of MILOŠEVIĆ
Ukrainian form of Malinov.
I believe it is Ukranian. I have been told it was spelled a little different and could be of Russian Jewish origin
MATSUPAUkrainian (Anglicized, ?)
Ukrainian; although may also have found in other forms in other countries such as Galicia (Western Ukraine), Poland and Hungary; due to the changing borders and occupation of land at various points in history.
MOLCHANRussian, Ukrainian
From the Russian word молчан meaning "silent" it was often used as a nickname for someone who was soft-spoken and as a given name following Baptism
MUCHAPolish, Slovak, Czech, Ukrainian
Nickname for an irritating person or someone considered of no importance, from mucha "fly".
MUSHKETRussian, Ukrainian
Means "musket, matchlock" from Russian "mušket" - maybe a nickname of some bandit.
NAIMANUkrainian, 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]
NEMIROVRussian, Hebrew, Ukrainian
Name derived from the city of Nemirov in Ukraine, The city was named after its founder, Prince Nemir.
NEMIROVSKYRussian, Ukrainian
Alternate of Nemirov
Obermok is most likely an anglicized form of the surname Oberemok.... [more]
From the Ukrainian word олія meaning "Oil".
PANCHENKOUkrainian (Modern)
It is a common Ukrainian surname meaning "Fisher".
PETRENKOUkrainian, Russian, Moldovan
A surname traced to the Cossacks.
From the given name Peter.
POLYAKOVRussian, Jewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Patronymic from the ethnic name Polak meaning "Pole".
PONOMARENKORussian, Ukrainian
Common Russian and Ukrainian last name meaning church bell ringer.
The surname of the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko.
PORTNOYJewish, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Occupational name for a tailor from Russian portnoj (an adjective derivative of port "uncut cloth").
In Ukrainian means 'adoptee'
RACHMANUkrainian, Jewish
Rachman is an old Jewish name which means "Merciful" in Hebrew.... [more]
REZNIKOVRussian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Jewish occupational name for a ritual slaughterer, derived from Yiddish reznik (of Slavic origin).
ROMANCatalan, French, Polish, English, German, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Belorussian
From the Latin personal name Romanus, which originally meant "Roman". This name was borne by several saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Rouen.
ROSYAUkrainian (Modern), Russian (Modern)
Either a shortened version of "Rossiya", which is Russian for "Russia", or the Russian and Ukrainian version of Rose.
RYBAKPolish, Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Means "fisherman" in some Slavic languages. Derived from the word ryba "fish". A famous bearer is Byelarusian-Norwegian artist Alexander Rybak (b. 1986) who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009.
Ukrainian surname meaning "fisherman". Derived from ryba "fish".
From a pet form of the personal name Sava (see SAVAS).
This indicates familial origin with the village of Sheptychi in Ukraine, which, as of February 2017, is located within Sambir Raion in the Lviv Oblast.
Jewish, found in Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Native spelling is Шопа.
Variant of Shwetz
Glassmakers son
SMARCHUkrainian (Anglicized), Russian (Anglicized)
Smarch is most likely an anglicized form of the surnames Smarchkov, Smarchkova, Smarchi, Smarchevsky, and Smarchevskaya.... [more]
Patronymic from the personal name Stepan.
From given name Syzon, with the suffix “enko” the whole surname meaning: The son of Syzon
Patronymic form of TARAS.
TIMOSHENKOUkrainian, Russian
From the names "Timothy, Tymofiy and Tymish". Means "son of Tymish". Also used in Russia.
Ukrainian surname created from the Ukrainian word цибуля (tsybulya) meaning "onion" and the patronymic ending -enko.
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").
VENGEROVUkrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian surname derived from the word венгр (vengr) meaning "Hungarian".
Ukrainian surname taken from the word воробе́й (vorobey) meaning "sparrow".
VOVKUkrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
YAMPILSKIYUkrainian (Rare)
This was used by people originating from any of various Ukrainian settlements by the name of "Yampil".
Derives from the Slavic word zalew, meaning "bay" or "flooded area". Given to families who lived near water or areas that flooded often.
ZAYTSEVRussian, Ukrainian
Derived from Russian заяц (zayats) or Ukrainian заєць (zaets) meaning "hare".
ZOLOCHIVSKIYUkrainian (Rare)
This indicates familial origin within the Ukrainian city of Zolochiv.
ZOSIMOVRussian, Ukrainian
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)" in Russian and Ukrainian.
ZOSIMOVICHBelarusian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Means "son of Zosim (see Zosimus)"; rarely used in both Belarus and Ukraine.