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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Ukrainian; Slovak and Slovenian (Miško) : from a pet form of a Slavic name derived from the Biblical name Michael: Ukrainian Mychajlo, Slovak Michal, Slovenian Mihael.
  • Ukrainian; Slovak (Miško) : from a pet form of a Ukrainian Mykola, Slovak Mikuláš, or some other Slavic equivalent of the personal name Nicholas.
  • Greek : shortened form of Miskopoulos, patronymic from the Albanian nickname Miska ‘turkey’.

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