Meaning for Surnames: Sotek, Elsik, & Barina

Discussion in 'Looking for Ancestors' started by Smetana, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. Smetana

    Smetana Member

    Would appreciate any help in determining the meaning for the surnames of Sotek, Elsik and Barina. Thanks! :)
  2. wer

    wer Well-Known Member

    "Sotek" is most likely "Šotek" which means goblin, imp, rascal.

    "Elsik" is most likely "Elšík" which seems be a form of the name Aleš which is the Czech form of the name Alexey.

    "Barina" means swamp or puddle.
  3. Smetana

    Smetana Member

    Wer: Thanks for the information. I appreciate it. If you have time for more, how about the meanings for: Balusek, Rouzova, Miskarsik, Svejka, Plaskova, Matijicek, Silar, Jilkov, Brusenbach, Jilkov, Kolinek, and Veigl.

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