Farkas Family History
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Farkas Name Meaning
Hungarian: from the old secular personal name (later also ecclesiastical name) Farkas. Hungarian: nickname from farkas ‘wolf’. Slovenian, Czech, and Slovak (Farkaš): nickname from Old Slavic farkaš ‘wolf’, a word of Hungarian origin. Jewish (from Hungary): translation of the Yiddish personal name Volf meaning ‘wolf’, or else an ornamental adoption of the Hungarian word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Maras, Fara, Markos, Jarka, Arras, Barkus, Bakas, Taras, Farnan