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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Czech (Valášek) : from Moravian Valach, an ethnic name for a Wallachian (a member of a Carpathian shepherd people), from a Slavic word meaning originally ‘foreigner’, ‘speaker of a Romance language’, hence ‘Romanian’.
  • Czech (Valášek) : nickname for an idle person, from valet se ‘to wallow’.
  • Czech (Valášek) : nickname from valach ‘gelding’.

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