Meaning and Origin of: Ryba

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Czechoslovakian : Fish

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : metonymic occupational name, nickname, or an ornamental name from the common Slavic word ryba ‘fish’. As an occupational name it may have denoted a fisherman or a seller of fish. As a nickname it may have been bestowed on account of some fancied physical resemblance to a fish.