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Updated June 9, 2019

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).

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