Means “miner” in Slovak.
BARTOŠ Czech, Slovak
Derived from Bartoš, a diminutive of BARTOLOMĚJ or BARTOLOMEJ.
BISKUP Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak cognate of BISHOP.
BOSKO Polish, Slovak
Derived from Slavic bosu meaning “barefoot”.
Slovak cognate of ČERNÝ.
Slovak cognate of ČÍŽEK.
HORNICK Czech (Anglicized), Slovak (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of HORNÍK.
HORNÍK Czech, Slovak
Occupational name meaning “miner” in Czech and Slovak.
Means “son of JANKO”.
KLEMENT Czech, Slovak
From the given name KLEMENT.
KOVÁČ Slovak, Czech
Slovak and Czech cognate of KOVAČ.
KOVAC Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Czech
Simplified spelling of KOVÁČ or KOVAČ.
KRÁL Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of KRÓL.
KRALL Czech (Anglicized), Slovak (Anglicized)
Americanized form of KRÁL.
LÁSKA Czech, Slovak
Means “love” in Czech and Slovak.
MAREK Polish, Czech, Slovak
Derived from the given name MAREK.
MEDVED Slovene, Slovak, Croatian, Russian
Means “bear” in several Slavic languages.
NOVÁK Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of NOVAK.
POKORNÝ Czech, Slovak
Means “humble” in Czech and Slovak.
ŘEZNÍK Czech, Slovak
Means “butcher” in Czech and Slovak.
Slovak form of RYBÁŘ.
ŠIMON Czech, Slovak
Derived from the given name ŠIMON.
SKALICKÝ Czech, Slovak
Indicated the original bearer came from a place named Skalice, Skalica or Skalička in the Czech Republic or Slovakia, derived from the Slavic root skala meaning “rock”.
Slovak cognate of SLAVÍK.
SLOVÁK Czech, Slovak
Originally described one who was from Slovakia.
SÝKORA Czech, Slovak
Means “tit (bird)” in Czech and Slovak.
ZIMA Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian
From a Slavic word meaning “winter”. This may have been a nickname for a person with a chilly personality.