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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Czech and Slovak (Zahradník) : status name for a person who farmed on a small scale, from zahrada ‘smallholding’, ‘orchard’, ‘garden’. A zahradník held lands larger than those of a cottager (chalupník; see Chalupa) but smaller than those of a farmer (sedlák; see Sedlak).

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