Meaning and Origin of: Laskin

Family name origins & meanings

  • Russian and Belorussian : nickname from Russian and Belorussianlaska ‘favor’; ‘weasel’ + the eastern Slavic possessive suffix-in.
  • Jewish (from Belarus) : either of the same origin as 1, or fromthe personal name Laske, a pet form of the Biblical name Elazar (see Lazar).