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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish (Wąsik) : descriptive nickname from a diminutive of wąs ‘moustache’ (see Was).
  • Polish and Ukrainian : from a pet form of the personal name Wasyl, Polish form of Greek Basileios (see Basil).
  • Eastern German : nickname from Sorbian wasik ‘crawler’.

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