Family name origins & meanings
- Czech and Slovak (Horník) : occupational name from horník ‘miner’.
- Czech (Horník) : habitational name for someone from Kutná Hora, so named for its silver mine.
- Polish : variant of Górnik (see Gornik).
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : origin uncertain; possibly an occupational name for a miner (see 1 above).