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Origin and popularity of the name VLK

Origin

Vlk : Czech and Slovak: from the vocabulary word vlk ‘wolf’ probably applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a wolf or connected with wolves in some way. Alternatively from an Old Slavic personal name based on vlъkъ ‘wolf’. Compare Volk and Wolf.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 575 individuals with the name VLK on Geneanet.

 

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    (94 individuals)
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    (46 individuals)
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    (33 individuals)

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