Meaning and Origin of: Zelek

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : The shadow; noise of him who licks; laps

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Polish : (Żelek) pet form of the Polish personal names ̣Zelisław or ̣Zelistryj, derived from Slavic želěti ‘desire’, ‘wish’.
  • Polish : occupational name from Polish dialect zelek ‘rag-and-bone man’.