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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish (Łasek) : nickname from łasy ‘fond’, ‘keen’.
  • Polish : topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, from a diminutive of las ‘forest’.
  • Czech (Moravian; Lašek) : from a pet form of the personal name (V)ladislav (see Laszlo).
  • Czech : diminutive of Lach, in the sense ‘Pole’ or ‘northeast Moravian’.

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