Meaning and Origin of: Valasek

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 fromvalach ‘gelding’.